The southbound winter train nears Home Ranch as it heads south for Durango.
Durango & Silverton 480 leads its southbound train back toward Durango as seen from parallel Highway 550 in the late afternoon sun.
Ex D&RGW K36 #486 (now 'D&SNG') in Durango.
Fireman Mike May puts on some finishing touches to the 473 before departure during a photographers special back in May of 2009
Conductor Mike May has a job briefing with his engineer during a night photo session in the Durango Yard.
Crew Photo, Durango & Silverton Railroad, 2010.
473 climbs the grade out of Hermosa.
The Conductor signals the Engineer to ease his 1923-built K28 back for a hitch to its consist. The Silverton is set for a 9 AM departure. All aboard!
Outbound from Durango in the Animas River Valley.
The narrow gauge Durango and Silverton locomotive has just crossed the Animas River on the outskirts of Durango on the way to Silverton.
D&SNG 486, northbound, crossing the Animas River, parallel to Huck Finn Pond. The fish hatchery can be seen above the train. This view is from Rim Drive, on Chapman Hill, Durango.
The narrow gauge D&SNG K-36 locomotive pulls its load of happy passengers uphill and into the very scenic territory that lies ahead.
First train of the Labor Day weekend is about to meet the uphill grade bound for Silverton.
First train of the day departs Durango station. Distinctive aroma of a coal fired steam locomotive displaces the odor of Egg McMuffins emanating from next door, at least for a little while.