"And by the time you get your hide past the Snowshed Slide.... You've had a ride on the Silverton, The Silverton Train." Those words penned over 4 decades ago by William Dale Fries, Jr. (a... (more)
A quick glance might have you thinking this photo was taken in the early 1930's as Durango and Silverton's #480 pulls into a depot. In fact the depot is the McDonalds that always does a booming b... (more)
This little three foot gauge 2-8-0 at the Colorado Railroad Museum has a long and varied history. As the Denver, South Park and Pacific learned that their Mason Bogie locomotives were too light on... (more)
The Colorado Central Railroad served the mining towns of Colorado in the early 1900's. According to the builder's plate on CCRR 71, this narrow gauge 2-8-0 was built by the Baldwin Locomotive Wor... (more)
A look deep inside the East Broad Top Graveyard at Mt. Union. The Kovalchick Salvage Corporation decided not to scrap the railroad and when they bought it in 1956. In 1961, it officially became a ... (more)
Up the hill to Silver Plume. Georgetown Loop Locomotive 111 is just about 3 minutes into her first run of the day to Silver Plume as she circles back around the Devil's Gate Station and pre... (more)
D&SNG K36 No.482 poses on the turntable along with No.486 before retiring to the shop for the night.
All is silent on the Gunnison Line...
The Denver & Rio Grande Western stretched westward toward the booming gold mines of the mighty west bound for mines near Crested Butte and points west... (more)
End of Standard Gauge. This image was an effort to re-create the 1950 Bob Richardson photo that the Friends of the Cumbres & Toltec used to advertise the 2016 Flanger Charter. That histori... (more)
DSNG 478 rolls south out of the Tacoma Narrows into the siding across the river from the Tacoma Power Plant.
Engine 481 brings the Cascade Canyon train on the home stretch south through the Animas River Valley. Today, the train is extra long with 12 cars full of happy holiday travelers.
The newest Veterans Unit skirts the Pacific Ocean through San Clemente.
Standing guard in the Silverton Yard. Looking a bit forlorn, and certainly a bit worse for wear, Denver & Rio Grande Western K-37 #493 stands guard over the small railroad yard on the east ... (more)
EBT #14 heads a short freight train through Orbisonia Yard. A David Rodgers charter.