Locomotives galore gather around the turntable of the Durango roundhouse. The last coal burner, 481, simmers outside next to a 70s deco 476. 482 and 480 flank both sides of the frame as they under... (more)
As the stars rise in the newfound darkness of yet another chilly night, the roundhouse crew of the Durango & Silverton create some warmth as they drop the ashes of the last coal-burning steam loco... (more)
D&S train 464 coast down the grade to Hermosa.
D&S train 462 departs Rockwood as it heads south (railroad timetable east) for Durango.
D&S train 261 traverses the High Line with John Hillier at the controls.
D&S 463 pulls up to the station stop at Rockwood.
After running engine lite to Hermosa, Southern Pacific T-44 18, the "Slim Princess," prepares to take on water while waiting for the arrival of train 463.
The 18 was originally built... (more)
D&S 461 heads "west" on the old D&RGW timetable on the south side of Hermosa.
Durango & Silverton Class K-28 473 simmers away in the roundhouse, awaiting to be assigned to train 261 the next day.
D&S 107 pulls ahead to start switching out the next days 461, which it'll pull. One of the signs of the changing times on the D&S the last several years has been the introduction of road diesels-e... (more)
After descending to grades from Silverton, Engineer John Hillier on D&S train 464 can now hook it up upon arriving in Hermosa as they proceed at speed for Durango.
Durango & Silverton train 464 comes into Hermosa after descending the grade down from Rockwood.
Durango & Silverton train 464 pulls up to the station stop at Rockwood.
After loading coal and other servicing , K-36 No. 482 makes a move to the turntable before retiring for the night.