On the High Bridge: Milepost 471.23. Here's a wide-angle view of the big K-37 #493 as she rumbles across the High Bridge over the Animas River (MP 471.23) with her Silverton mixed consist, ... (more)
Second Animas Crossing: The High Bridge. Here's a downstream view of the former D&RGW K-37 Locomotive #493, as she crosses the High Bridge at Tacoma (MP 471.23) northbound, with a Silverton... (more)
Engineer Russell and Fireman Kylah make it rain over the Animas River as they ease Durango-bound train 464 across High Bridge.
"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)
Stepping out on the High Bridge. On a beautiful, summer morning, Eureka & Palisade #4 "Eureka" steps onto the High Bridge over the Animas River Gorge at Tacoma, Colorado (MP 471.2... (more)
D&SNG K28 #476 takes its train over the Animas River at Tacoma, CO 9/23/18. The first photo stop of the 2018 Durango and Silverton Fall Photographer's Special.
“Proud as a Peacock, and struttin’ Her Stuff”
Locomotive No. 493 of the Durango and Silverton Railroad makes her return to active service after fifty-two years this weeke... (more)
A northbound Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge train hugs the cliffs above a roaring Animas River on the spectacular High Line between Rockwood and Tacoma, Colorado, on August 24, 2005.
Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s “President’s Train” crosses the High Bridge at mile 471.23 south (east) of Tacoma, Colorado, on August 26, 2006. The 4-car special is powered by... (more)
High Bridge Blow-Down. DRGW K-28 #473 executes a firebox blow-down as she rumbles across the High Bridge at Tacoma, around MP 471.2. The blow-down involves opening valves in the boiler, j... (more)
Eureka and Palisades No. 4 passes the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s “Presidential Special” powered by K-28 No. 473 at Tacoma, Colorado, on August 23, 2003. Built by Alco in 1... (more)
DSNG 478 rolls south out of the Tacoma Narrows into the siding across the river from the Tacoma Power Plant.
Rear brake. Brakeman Mike Nichols mans the hand brakes while protecting the rear of his chartered D&RGW freight as the train backs to pick up passengers after a photo run-by at the Animas H... (more)
The "Sports Model". Showing off her distinctive Alco, nose-mounted air pumps, and sporting a vee plow that looks just a little big for her, Denver & Rio Grande Western Locomotive... (more)
Crossing the Animas. Although the morning sunlight is already bathing the western walls of the Animas Canyon, the bottom of the gorge is still in shadow as the first of the Silverton Trains... (more)