Clear blue skies mark the eastern end of the Rio Grande narrow gauge mainline as D&RGW #463 with an empty freight train marches west towards Osier at MP 308.3 on October 19, 2023. This photo was t... (more)
191 on a winter's night .
D&SNGRR #480 works its away along the narrow shelf track of the highline on a return trip from Cascade Canyon.
Few things are more serene and beautiful than the morning after a heavy snowstorm in the Animas Canyon. Here #480 crawls along the horseshoe curve of the highline as it heads for Cascade Canyon.
The Durango and Silverton crew who made the two-day K-28 photo special possible poses in front of D&RGW K-28 #473 on October 17, 2023 near Elk Park. Thanks to their hard work it was just another d... (more)
Denver & Rio Grande Western K-37 #493, hauling the regular Silverton train south to Durango, passes the K-28 special mixed train on October 16, 2023 at Elk Park outside of Silverton, Colorado. Bri... (more)
D&RG 168, under a rapidly changing sky, dodging lighting as it races across Ferguson Trestle on its way back to Antonito at the head of the Pre-National Narrow Gauge Convention Photo Charter.
The Pre-National Narrow Gauge Convention Photo Charter trying to outrun a thunderstorm on its way back to Antonito. Unsubstantiated legend has it the townsfolk of Antonito formed a vigilante posse... (more)
This special train was the Pre-National Narrow Gauge Convention Photo Charter on the Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad. The Photo Charter was pulled by the D&RG 168, a T-12, 4-6-0 built in 1883 ... (more)
All about depth perception... Flying a couple of hundred feet above track level we see the 15-car Durango bound 464 wrapping itself around Horseshoe Curve before exiting the High Line and making a... (more)
K-37 class 493 walks the tightrope through the Animas River Canyon with train 464 back to Durango. K-37s were the largest of the narrow gauge 2-8-2s and pre-D&SNG were not allowed to operate on th... (more)
K-28s sisters 473 and 476 make their final push into Silverton, seen from high above the "Narrows" of the Animas River.
Hopefully, I am the first and last person to obtain this angle... (more)
Cumbres & Toltec 484 stands atop the entire railroad at Cumbres Pass, looking over valley below.
Atop the famous rock overlooking Shalona Lake and the Silverton Branch, 476 snakes its way into Rockwood delivering a scene straight out of the late 20th century.
And if the cloud bursts, thunder in your ear
It's 1973, and the Denver and Rio Grande Western is running over the the high line on the Silverton Branch. The K-28 476 is leadin... (more)