Spring is in full swing here in Durango, with new pops of color blossoming daily. Here, Southern Pacific No. 18 makes its way back to town on its first test run of the season. The engine will spen... (more)
Southern Pacific No. 18 returns to Durango on its first test run of the season. The engine will spend the next several months here to help bolster the Durango & Silverton's oil-burning fleet durin... (more)
Kayakers run the rapids on the Animas River as the Durango & Silverton's Cascade Canyon Express steams along the narrow cliff ledges high above.
Ex White Pass & Yukon #107 leads the Cascade Canyon Express on one its first ever revenue trips for the Durango & Silverton.
The Durango & Silverton's Cascade Canyon Express crawls along the narrow shelf track high above the Animas River on a warm spring afternoon.
A thick plume of smoke trails the Durango & Silverton's oil-burning #493 as it rounds the curves of the iconic highline above the Animas River.
The towering red rocks of Moab make even thundering freight trains seem like children's playthings.
The Durango & Silverton's Cascade Canyon Express snakes along the narrow ledge of the highline on a mild spring afternoon.
Storm clouds gather in the mountains as ex-WP&Y #107 pulls a string of empty gondola cars back to Durango for use in the upcoming spring/summer season.
The Animas River flows in a particularly striking shade of green as #476 heads back towards to Durango from Cascade Canyon.
Spring is coming to the San Juans as #493 approaches Rockwood with the Cascade Canyon Express in tow.
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.
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.