Southbound Silverton branch passenger train passes the water tank at Hermosa just north of Durango. K-28 Mike leads this train still in its DRGW days.
C&TS 489, lettered for the DRGW, slogs up the 4 percent grade toward Cumbres Pass on a cold and wet spring day. It is the second Chama train of a new season. It has been a tough day, with slick ... (more)
D&RGW 346 pulls two authentic Rio Grande passenger cars around the loop at the Colorado Railroad Museum, simulating the local train it was assigned to in the 1930s between Montrose and Gunnison, C... (more)
After a water stop at Tank Creek, Extra 473 South heads off down the Rio Animas on a Willow Creek Productions photo mixed train.
DRGW 315 leads a southbound Cascade Canyon round trip back toward Durango seen here passing the small airplane landing strip between Hermosa and Durango.
Crossing the Grande...
Where else in the country can you see steam doubleheaders on a routine basis? When D&SNG has ten or more cars and no larger K36s available, two smaller K28 2-8-2s are used to pull trains to Silver... (more)
Set against a backdrop of rocky cliffs, the Animas River far below, and snow depths not seen in the past 15 years in southwestern Colorado, K-28 #478 blows down as she slowly makes her way north a... (more)
Durango and Silverton #480 passes through Rockwood with Engineer Joe Dailey at the throttle.
Former Southern Pacific #1744 prepares to cross a road in the small town of Laveta, CO.
Climbing the grade bound for Silverton.
Inspecting the locomotives after the hard climb to Cumbres. This perspective shows the steepness of the grade from Chama.
SP 1744 starts up the stiff grade of La Veta pass on its way back to Alamosa.
SLRG ex SP 1744 is seen near Sierra, Co on the La Veta Pass - 26/07/2007