Eureka and Palisade 4-4-0 No. 4 crawls along the High Line as it leaves Animas River Canyon into Rockwood, Colorado, on the afternoon of August 22, 2003.
Eureka and Palisades No. 4 heads south out of Silverton, Colorado, on the bright morning of August 24, 2010. Instead of the colorful yellow coach and caboose that No. 4 usually pulls, two D&SNG co... (more)
The crew of Eureka & Palisade 4 fires the locomotive as it proceeds northbound, along the Animas River, south of Silverton, Colorado.
The Fraternal Order of Wood Lobbers. That's the unofficial moniker that one crewman used to describe the team that runs Eureka & Palisade #4. Here, the F.O.W.L. can be seen doing their thi... (more)
Thanks for the memories!. With the conclusion of the 2012 Railfest Event in Durango today, we may well have seen the final revenue run of the iconic Eureka & Palisade #4; the last wood-burn... (more)
Eureka on the High Bridge. A late August afternoon finds the 1875-vintage Eureka & Palisade Number 4 hauling a passenger extra across the famous High Bridge above the Animas River at Tacoma... (more)
Silverton Departure. Conductor George Swift is silhouetted against a cloud of steam as he watches his Durango-bound passenger extra switch onto the main line at Silverton Depot. The power... (more)
Proud Nevada Native. She may have been "born" in Pennsylvania, and she might be visiting Colorado, but whenever she travels, her owner leaves no doubt as to where home is. Whenever Eureka ... (more)
Eureka shines in the Blue Hour. The beautifully ornate Eureka & Palisade #4 shows off her colors at the Silverton, Colorado depot as the blue hour comes to a close. Locomotive courtesy of... (more)
Eureka on the shelf. With former D&S Engineer Monty Caudle on the throttle, Eureka & Palisade #4 hauls her passenger extra across the rock shelf above Elbert Creek toward nearby Rockwood St... (more)
Lobbin' wood. With their locomotive in the hole on the Elk Park Wye, the crew of Eureka & Palisade #4 forms the traditional wood line to take on fuel. Although she is just a 22-tonner, the... (more)
Crossing the Rio Animas. Eureka & Palisade #4 leaves the dusty mining town of Silverton, Colorado behind her as she crosses the Animas River to begin her southbound journey to Durango. Th... (more)
The Omen. Day 2 of the Durango & Silverton's annual Railfest dawned mostly cloudy and the weather just went downhill from there. When Eureka & Palisade #4 arrived in Silverton around 5 PM,... (more)
Early riser. Engineer Dan Markoff, clad in his signature black derby and leather vest, leans out the cab window of his beautiful "Eureka" as he takes a passenger extra west to Cascade just ... (more)
The last of the breed. Our American way of life was built by these machines. They were the first creations of the hands of man that could move at will under their own power. They helped... (more)