Putting on a good show, #478 blasts a column of smoke while approaching the famous 'High Line' and Horseshoe Curve.
Engineer Jeff Ellingson in K-28 #478 waits for the order to move his train.
The beautifully restored 2-8-0 #315 looks almost toy like as it heads around the curve of the high line while it makes its way South to Durango on what is its first revenue run.
Passing the water tank, making a run for the grade.
The early train departing Durango bound for Silverton.
Resting on the Colorado Trail, we watched a couple D&S trains go by just north of the Elk Creek stop. We then hiked back up out of the Animas River gorge to our cars at Molas Pass.
The late afternoon sun sends long shadows across the tracks bathing K-36 #486 in a yellow glow while it heads south towards Durango
D&RGW #315 poses on the turntable in its home yard of Durango for the first time in 58 years thanks to the efforts of the DRHS. It was an honor to light this scene.
486 is seen heading north at Hermosa, Co - 28/08/3007
Eureka & Palisade #4 the "Eureka" leaves the Durango roundhouse as the sun clears the mountain lighting up the yard and the Eureka as she heads towards the turntable.
The hostler waits to move 473 until the turntable operator lines up the correct track.
K-36 486 moves out for the first train of the day while 482 loads up with coal and waits for its turn.