MP 483 - Needle Creek Canyon. At around MP 483, our Silverton Mixed passes the confluence of Needle Creek and the Animas River. This location is a nice, open meadow and a great location to ... (more)
The German steam tank locomotive 86 1333-3 hauling a special train from Benešov u Prahy to Sedlčany.
Icicles, Blue Hour, and Snow
Snow flakes glisten in the headlight beam of #491 while taking water at the tank. Nearly a foot of snow fell on this day, just right for some shots... (more)
Running the Rio de las Animas Perdidas. From Rockwood, Colorado on north, the old Denver & Rio Grande Western Silverton Line follows the Rio de las Animas Perdidas, or River of Lost Souls. ... (more)
The 2020 season for the Durango and Silverton has been a difficult one -- in addition to the Covid-19 pandemic preventing trains from departing Durango, a bridge washed out south of Silverton, and... (more)
Fall color at Cement Wall. Deep in the Animas River Canyon, a Silverton Mixed Train behind D&RGW #473 charges north with some loads for the residents and businesses in Silverton, passing th... (more)
A room with a view. DRGW 473 takes a Silverton Mixed Train around the High Line Horseshoe Curve at MP 469.5 in a scene shot from the cliffs high above the track level. Reaching this locat... (more)
Stepping out on the High Line. Denver & Rio Grande Western K-28 #473 leads an early morning Silverton Mixed out onto the famous High Line in Rockwood, Colorado (MP 469.6), not long after al... (more)
Water from the Tank
Like gold glowing in the brilliant Fall morning light; water on the deck flows from the tank. Chama, NM
SOU 4501, a 2-8-2 “Mikado” type steam locomotive, leads a TVRM excursion through the Missionary Ridge Tunnel.
April to June the heritage railway Sauschwänzlebahn was closed due to coronavirus. This ist the first train of the season 2020 on the way back from Weizen to Blumberg.
In unison, triple header #487, #488, and #489 struggle up the grade near Dalton displaying the drama of mountain steam narrow gauge railroading as only the... (more)
Some local automotive enthusiasts bring out their classic cars to a photo event at the East Broad Top Railroad
C&T K36 #487 and sister #489 team up on a morning departure from Chama, NM, passing Lobo Lodge 9/26/18. At Cumbres Pass, the #487 will be set off and utilized on a ballast train.