K-28s sisters 473 and 476 make their final push into Silverton, seen from high above the "Narrows" of the Animas River.
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After the departure of train 462, light engine 473 gracefully weaves through the Narrows along the Animas River south of Silverton at the hand of engineer Russell.
While being serviced on the afternoon of August 30, 2021, after taking a train to Cascade and back, Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s K-28 2-8-2 No. 473 rotates on the turntable at Dur... (more)
D&S train 261 traverses the High Line with John Hillier at the controls.
Durango & Silverton Class K-28 473 simmers away in the roundhouse, awaiting to be assigned to train 261 the next day.
Durango & Silverton 473 rolls downhill at Home Ranch as thunderheads form over the mountains.
Durango & Silverton 473 and 476 roll over the crossing just off the station platform at Durango, preparing to couple up to the days consist.
Durango & Silverton 476 leads a K-28 doubleheader through Hermosa Meadows.
Durango and Silver 473 & 476 thunder upgrade over the Shalona Lake Crossing, with whistle and stack talk echoing through the canyon.
In the afternoon light, Durango & Silverton 473 rolls downhill along Highway 550
Durango & Silverton 473 charges upgrade through the cut at Rockwood, cresting the short southbound grade.
Durango & Silverton 473 and 476 exit town, picking up speed as they whistle for 32nd Street.
Durango & Silverton 473 leads train 464 southbound through town.
Durango & Silverton 473 and 476 put in hard work as they climb the final part of the grade to Rockwood.
As storms form over the horizon, Durango & Silverton 473 leads train 464 into town, crossing over the Animas River one last time on her journey home.