Rolling south along the Animas River, #478 puts on a show at Teft Spur.
D&SNG K28 Class #478 works hard up the 2.5% grade between Hermosa and Rockwood with an eight car train for todays excursion.
D&SNG K28 #478 (former D&RGW) on his way from Silverton to Durango, leaving Silverton.
High above the Animas River, a Denver & Rio Grande Western #478 is blowing off.
I think it snowed! The Durango & Silverton's annual winter photo charter battles a record snow pack of over 72 inches as former D&RGW 478 makes her way northward through the San Juan Nati... (more)
Waiting on a steam train in the San Juan Mountains, hearing the whistle and stack-talk play off the surrounding mountains, a nice sunny day, I think I've found my "happy place".
Wrapping up a day's excursion, D&S #478 coasts into Durango only minutes away from the severed end of the line at the roundhouse.
Durango and Silverton's K-28 #478 leaves the open valley of Silverton on it's trek South to Durango.
Back lighting seemed par for the course Sunday on our photo charter, still, a few opportunities were to be had. This was one of 7 runby locations offered up by the D&S.
The conductors of the day's first train to Durango take a break by the river while the engine refills on water.
D&S 478 dressed as its old self DRGW 478 pulls a "Silverton Mixed" by what I call Rockwall, due to the shear cliff towering over the track on the narrow shelf. This is one of the more spectacular... (more)