Rio Grande narrow gauge K-28 478 pulls forward to the station for the second Silverton train that morning.
An early spring along the Animas. The calendar says that winter still has a month to go, but already, the snows in the foothills of the San Juan Mountains are beginning to melt away. A bri... (more)
Steamscape - Winter in the San Juans. A fresh dusting of snow covers the San Juan Foothills as a D&RGW mixed train eases through the High Line, some 400 feet above the icy Animas River.
Shadows and highlights. Late afternoon sun filters through the leafless brush and highlights the chocolate plume from D&RGW 478, as she drifts toward the Colorado Highway 250 crossing above... (more)
400 feet above the Rio de las Animas Perdidas, a Denver & Rio Grande Western mixed train crawls along the man-made cliff that has become known simply as: "The High Line." Led by one of th... (more)
DRG&W #478 makes it's way South towards Durango over the newer of the two bridges which cross the Animas River.
When camping in southwest Colorado, it's always a good idea to keep your fuel source under wraps. You just never know when a stray K-28 may wander into your site. K-28's are partial to coal, but... (more)
DRG&W #478 highballs north out of Durango bound for Silverton. A Railroad: Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge RailroadLocomotive: Steam 2-8-2Location: Durango, Colorado, USALocomotive #: DRGW 478Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: September 25, 2011
DRG&W #478 pauses to take on some much needed water for the journey back to Durango. Just up ahead is the original yellow Needleton water tank where #478 will again pause for photos.
DRG&W #478 makes it's way southbound through the woods and over the Animas River.
Rio Grande and Western K-28 #478 makes her way south through the Canyon.
Greetings from Color-ado! The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad's annual Fall Photo Special drifts southbound across the concrete and steel trestle at Elk Park on a gorgeous fall mo... (more)
With workers tending to the K-36s and K-28 478 sitting on the turntable, the hostlers discuss the next move of the night as the engines are serviced for the next day.
Ex-D&RGW #478 starts from a water stop at Hermosa.
Eastbound for Durango. A 1930s-era D&RGW Passenger Train eases her way through a rather snug rock cut as she runs the last few tenths of a mile toward Rockwood Station. Although this trai... (more)