Low clouds and steady rain make for a dramatic scene as the Durango & Silverton's No. 473 enters one of several narrow rock cuts between the high line and Rockwood.
SP 18 leads a doubleheader with 493 as it snakes along the Animas River on its final approach to Silverton.
No. 480 emerges from the Animas Canyon on its first run to Silverton as an oil burner.
Our D&S Railfest special with the 315 and green painted passenger cars was slowly working its way north to Silverton when we stopped about MP 492 for several runpasts. Between being down in a dee... (more)
The fireman on Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad 2-8-2 No. 486 looks back at the train, waiting for a signal to back up their train after unloading passengers at Silverton, Colorado, on Oc... (more)
It was recently announced that the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad will begin trips again between Durango and Silverton. If you are ever in SW Colorado, stopping in Durango to see the o... (more)
Bound for Durango. Just after 10 AM local time, our Mixed Train behind DRGW #473, departs Silverton and makes the first of 7 crossings of the Animas River, on its southbound (railroad east)... (more)
Here comes the Silverton up from the canyon.... After a 45 mile journey, much of it deep in the wilderness of the Animas Canyon, a Silverton Mixed Train emerges from the shadows, crossing t... (more)
Steamed and ready in Silverton. Just a few minutes past the alpine sunrise in Silverton, Colorado, Eureka & Palisade #4 sits in front of the old D&RGW Freight House, fully steamed for the d... (more)
Nose to nose in Silverton. On a beautiful summer evening in Silverton, Colorado, two different classes of Denver & Rio Grande Western steam locomotives sit nose to nose in the yard at aroun... (more)
Heading into Silverton. I shared this spot with a guy from Nottingham whose daughter worked in Silverton. A spring storm was heading for the muntains so I headed back to Durango very quickly after... (more)
The second train of the day pulls out of Silverton on its return trip to Durango on a crystal clear autumn afternoon.
The Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad's #480 steam engine is ready to leave Silverton and head back to home base in Durango.
D&SNGR No. 486 crosses the Animas River and enters Cataract Canyon with the first section of today's trains. Two sections will be making the return trip from Silverton to Durango today.
As the storm clouds move in, the Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge #81 (2-8-2) catches a burst of sun while waiting in Silverton, Colorado for passengers to load up.