Don't Go Chasing Waterfalls
Burning a clean stack under the watchful eye of a great fireman, Durango and Silverton 480 rounds one of the final bends of the famed Silverton Branch... (more)
Rumors of my demise were greatly exaggerated
Under skies threatening of rain (please, send a lot to the southwest!), Durango and Silverton 480 makes its way home with a clean sta... (more)
'Last Full Moon On The Right'
With the days left of this sentinel of the high desert measured in mere days, one of the final semaphores on the New Mexico Department of Transpor... (more)
We lost a great person in the railroad community this week. On March 30, Trains Magazine Editor in Chief Jim Wrinn passed. Here we see him in better times, recreating the shot he'd always wanted... (more)
Durango and Silverton locomotives 482 and former White Pass & Yukon DL535 number 101 meet at Cascade Wye
Durango and Silverton Conductor Russell Heerdt looks back as his train is repositioned for a photo runby.
"The Last One (?)
Durango and Silverton's lone remaining operable coal burner takes on some more of the fuel on what quickly became a frigid February night. As of 2022, t... (more)
"And There Goes The Last DJ..."
On a somewhat warm day in late February 2022, Durango and Silverton 481 heads north along "Cement Wall". As of 2022, this locomotive is the onl... (more)
On a cold, overcast morning, Durango And Silverton #107, still in its 'as built' White Pass and Yukon DL535E does what it was built to do... Well at least one thing... (more)
On a cold, snowy morning, Durango And Silverton #482 takes train 261, the Cascade Canyon Express out of downtown Durango during a snow squall.
On the 13th of December 2006 I found myself driving across the Navajo Nation to Durango. I was bored, I worked at the time for the Grand Canyon Railway and wanted to get away. I shot this profile ... (more)
Stranger in a Strange Land
Southern Pacific's "Slim Princess", 4-6-0 No.18 leads the Second Silverton Train into Rockwood Colorado as the helper. The trains are just... (more)
Neither Trick, Nor Treat
On the 31st of October 2021, I got off this train to find someone had found in the BNSF General Orders that the famed pair of signals at MP 706 on the ... (more)