The late afternoon sun is sinking rapidly toward the peaks to the west as K-36 #482 brings her southbound train from Silverton past the U.S. 550 Crossing in "Honeyville". Actually, the crossing ... (more)
It's 8:30 AM and the Durango & Silverton's Sunday Photo Special is running out ahead of the regular trains today. In this scene, Locomotive #473, an Alco K-28, brings the mixed photo consist aroun... (more)
Southbound Silverton branch passenger train passes the water tank at Hermosa just north of Durango. K-28 Mike leads this train still in its DRGW days.
Where else in the country can you see steam doubleheaders on a routine basis? When D&SNG has ten or more cars and no larger K36s available, two smaller K28 2-8-2s are used to pull trains to Silver... (more)
After taking on water at Hermosa, extra 486 south (the Cascade Canyon excursion) is back on the move toward Durango behind K-36 #486. The mountains of southwestern Colorado have been pounded by he... (more)
D&S 486 crosses the road at Hermosa.
After the long drift down the hill, members of MOW give the usuall roll-by. We wave them off and the Conductor will pass the high-ball signal for Durango.
Third train of the day rolls along the flat Animas River valley approaching Hermosa
Hogger steady on the throttle as train climbs toward Rockwood
Down the 2% and into a 45 deg curve toward Hermosa
"Hot Shot" ready to take MOW work train north following the morning excursion trains.