The first day of spring brings a doubleheader on the Durango & Silverton, as 476 joins in to help the steep climb from Hermosa to Rockwood.
The arrival of spring is put on hold for a moment as brief March storm coats the Animas River canyon in a light dusting of snow. Here, the Durango & Silverton's Cascade Canyon Express travels alon... (more)
Snow covered tree branches in the Animas Canyon frame the Durango & Silverton's Cascade Canyon Express as it crosses the high bridge on its way back to Durango.
It's all narrow ledges and steep cliffs on this stretch of the Durango & Silverton's famous highline. Here, #481 rounds a particularly dramatic bend in the midst of a heavy winter snowstorm that b... (more)
Blowdown at Sunrise
Contrary to what one would think, this train, following the Animas River as it leaves the San Juan Mountains is going up hill. While the river is still making its d... (more)
Heavy snow falls on #482 as it departs Rockwood and approaches the high line.
Ex WP&Y #107 hauls a flanger and caboose along the highline above the Animas River.
A sturdy pair of fishing waders opens up new perspectives on the Durango & Siilverton from the far side of the Animas River just south of Cascade Canyon.
Heavy snow coats the trees as the Cascade Canyon Express makes its way back to Durango.
The silence of the slow moving snow storm in Southwestern Colorado is broken by the crunching snow under my feet. But once paused, you r... (more)
It's another snowy day in the San Juans as #482 rounds the horseshoe curve on the Durango & Silverton's spectacular highline.
With social distancing forcing passengers to spread out, #493 hauls a 15-car consist along the highline on its way from Cascade Canyon back to Durango.
It's a snowy day in the Animas Canyon as #493 crosses the high bridge on its way back to Durango from Cascade.
It's all tight turns and narrow ledges on this part of the trip, as #493 pulls a 50% capacity train of socially distanced sightseers from Rockwood to Cascade Canyon.