The first of two trains returns to Durango as the sun sets on a cool autumn evening.
Before it reaches the spectacular High Line section of its route, the Durango & Silverton skirts another narrow ledge on its approach to Rockwood.
The second train of the day pulls out of Silverton on its return trip to Durango on a crystal clear autumn afternoon.
Durango & Silverton K-36 No. 481 passes the Yard-Limit sign at the southern end of Rockwood as it returns to Durango from Silverton. This is the first of two daily trains, departing 45-minutes pri... (more)
Winter photo charter on The D&S railroad. light snow on and off all day during a very heavy snow season. I recommend these charters we had a great time in some tough conditions
Cutting the helper off from the passenger train at Cumbres Pass
Passengers on the Durango & Silverton's last Cascade Canyon train of 2018 are treated to a spectacular winter wonderland as their train creeps along the famous High Line above the Animas River.
K36's #480 is south bound with train 463 just south of the Shalona Lake crossing of County Rd 250.
Crossing Clear Creek. The Georgetown Loop's 11:15 AM departure out of Devil's Gate Station crosses Clear Creek for the first of four times as it works its way through the loop that gives th... (more)
Georgetown Loop Doubleheader. Just weeks after emerging from a rather substantial restoration effort, the former IRCA Consolidation #111 was being put to the ultimate test on this particula... (more)
She lets her stack do her talking. If you're living in the Georgetown, Colorado area, then you don't need a schedule to know when the former International Railways of Central America (IRCA)... (more)
Whistling for the Hwy 550 crossing, Baldwin K-36 No.482 leads the morning train to Silverton. No. 482 opens up for the climb to come. After crossing Hwy 550, the grade changes from 1% to 2.5% on t... (more)
Baldwin K-36 No. 487 drifts down off Cumbres Pass and passes the water tank at Los Pinos on the trip to Antonito. The return trips to Chama take on water before climbing up to the pass.
After crossing County Road 250, D&SNGRR Baldwin K-36 No. 482, leads it's train up past Granite Point to Rockwood and the Highline.
Union Pacific No. 844, sparkling clean and fresh from a long overhaul. Burning clean and blistering the rails on the Greely Subdivision the 4-8-4 races to Denver with the Frontier train.