The Durango & Silverton's Cascade Canyon Express snakes along the High Line hundreds of feet above the Animas River on its way back to the railroad's temporary home base in Rockwood.
The Durango & Silverton's Cascade Canyon Express emerges from the Rockwood cut on a cold September morning that found rain and snow mixing in the San Juan mountains.
Spotty fall color at Needle Creek Canyon. Just after 1PM, DRGW K-28 #473 works southbound (railroad east) at Needle Creek Canyon (MP 482.90), with a Silverton Mixed bound for Durango, CO. ... (more)
Bound for Durango. Just after 10 AM local time, our Mixed Train behind DRGW #473, departs Silverton and makes the first of 7 crossings of the Animas River, on its southbound (railroad east)... (more)
Here comes the Silverton up from the canyon.... After a 45 mile journey, much of it deep in the wilderness of the Animas Canyon, a Silverton Mixed Train emerges from the shadows, crossing t... (more)
Valley Railroad no. 40 leads the 3:30 departure from Essex north crossing Deep River Creek Bridge. 40 was built by the American Locomotive Company in 1920 celebrating it’s one hundredth birthday t... (more)
Steamscape: The Snowshed Slide. "And by the time you get your hide past the Snowshed Slide.... You've had a ride on the Silverton, The Silverton Train." Those lyrics, penned over 4 decades ... (more)
Sunset along the San Juan Extension
Almost home, a manifest with a variety of rolling stock is rolling in from a hard days trip from New Mexico.
Under the Juke’s Tree
From under that famous tree in delightful Fall morning light the daily passenger train rolls up the grade for Cumbres Pass.
Fall Color at Coxo
The valley is echoing from the double header working up to Cumbres Pass on the Cumbres & Toltec.
Steamscape: Mt. Garfield and the Grenadier Range. Just a hundred yards or so from the Animas Footbridge on the Colorado Trail, we watch a Silverton Mixed Train, behind K-28 #473, charging n... (more)
A 1921-built product of the American Locomotive Company, UP 2564, a 2-8-2 "Mikado," was originally built for the Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad. It was traded to the Oregon Shortline R... (more)
4501 poses with the Grand Junction Depot @ TVRM.
TVRM`s Chickamauga Turn is seen rolling thru Rossville Ga.