It's all tight turns and narrow ledges on this part of the trip, as #493 pulls a 50% capacity train of socially distanced sightseers from Rockwood to Cascade Canyon.
You don't see this every day! On a brisk fall morning, #493 hauls a load of wrapped-up passenger cars to their winter storage. A few box cars, a concessions car, and a caboose round out the consis... (more)
The sun rises on an empty train approaching the 550 underpass on its way to begin another week of service out of Rockwood.
Crawling along the shelf track above the Animas River, 493 returns to Rockwood on a rainy final day of service before operations return to Durango for the winter.
With tensions running high around the country, #493 blows off a little steam as Election Day stretches into Election Week.
Mask Up! The COVID-19 pandemic means enhanced sanitation measures onboard every run of the Durango & Silverton, which features mostly-open air cars capped at 50% capacity and a mask requirement fo... (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)