After separating in Rockwood, #493 and #476 link back up at Tank Creek for the remainder of the journey to Cascade Canyon as a spring snow storm descends upon the Animas Canyon.
A spring storm brings heavy winds and driving snow as #476 pulls the Cascade Canyon Express along the banks of the Animas River deep in the canyon.
It was recently announced that the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad will begin trips again between Durango and Silverton. If you are ever in SW Colorado, stopping in Durango to see the o... (more)
Ex WP&Y #107 hit the Durango & Silverton highline on a test run with a 10-car consist for the first time this afternoon
It's beginning to look a lot like spring as #481 pulls the return trip of the Cascade Canyon Express along the banks of the Animas River just north of Tacoma.
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.