With an approaching storm not far behind, K-28 class #473 stomps up the last bit of the grade into Silverton with a clear stack. The train was running well over an hour late due to a mechanical fa... (more)
A commuter train prepares to head downtown from the Denver Airport
Under the watchful eye and guidance of the conductor, our engine for the day backs onto her consist in downtown Durango in preparation for the 45 mile northbound run to Silverton as she has done s... (more)
There are all sorts of interesting things to be found in the Silverton yard. While all the attention is on the ex-D&RGW steam fleet, a cohort of GE switchers helps behind the scenes with switching... (more)
After turning her train on the wye, 486 backs into town to reboard passengers. With 3-4 daily trains into Silverton's limited yard space, the daily dance of turning trains is fascinating to watch.
There are all sorts of interesting things to be found in the D&S yard. While all the attention is on the ex-D&RGW steam fleet, a cohort of GE switchers helps behind the scenes with switching and M... (more)
K-28 class 473 crosses the Animas River southbound into Durango with a very late last train of the day due to some mechanical difficulties she experienced earlier in the morning.
When not traveling the rails of the C&TS or D&S, Goose #5 rests at her home on the route of the old RGS by the depot in Dolores, seen here as a typical San Juan afternoon storm rolls in.
K-36 486 heads north out of town across the Animas river with the first of three trains to Silverton on this day. She passes the city greenway which was just starting to get busy with joggers and ... (more)
Galloping Goose 4 sits tightly enshrined in a small park downtown Telluride for tourists to admire. She was fully restored to operating condition in the early 2000s by the Ridgeway museum and made... (more)
A commuter train prepares to leave Denver's magnificent station as Zephyr passengers board out of site.
South of downtown Sanford, the A&W twists and undulates through backyards and industries as they make their way out to a few businesses on this last remnant of the old A&W. This is a G&W property ... (more)
The ATW comes through the center of town past the depot that sits in between the ATW and CSX (formerly SAL mainline). The conductor prepares to flag a crossing ahead.
611 brings a weekend of running to a close as she tiptoes back into the NC Transportation Museum grounds.
611 roars southbound past an old factory putting out a nice plume for a crowd of photographers gathered in Jamestown.