The morning Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge tourist train pulls into its terminus in Silverton after a long trip from Durango.
Now it's 400 Feet Straight Down*
Easing around the famed Horseshoe Curve on the Denver and Rio Grande Western's Silverton Branch we catch K37 493 rounding out the bend from Roc... (more)
K-37 class 493 walks the tightrope through the Animas River Canyon with train 464 back to Durango. K-37s were the largest of the narrow gauge 2-8-2s and pre-D&SNG were not allowed to operate on th... (more)
Led by K-37 Mikado No. 493 is a northbound (timetable westbound, historically) Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad train and is approaching 15th Street in Durango, Colorado, on the morning o... (more)
Dawn breaks over Missionary Ridge as an empty early morning train works its way from Durango up to Rockwood, where the Durango & Silverton temporarily based their operations during height of the C... (more)
Durango & Silverton #493 steams along the Animas on a frigid winter morning.
The steam powered passenger run for the morning to Silverton passes Hermosa and it begins its climb up the grade.
Three railroads for the price of one: Durango & Silverton 493 puts on a show as it steams past SP 18 and Goose #5 on the Elk Park wye.
The fall colors have reached their peak in the Animas River Canyon as 493 steams past a stunning stand of Aspen on its way to Silverton.
Engineer Nick eases the largest locomotive on the Durango and Silverton's roster around the tight cliffs of the legendary High Line.
A D&SNGRR train heads south out of Silverton, CO.
As storm clouds gather in the distance, the Cascade Canyon Express departs its namesake terminus, headed home to Durango.
During the summer of 2020, the Durango and Silverton was not operating revenue passenger trains between its titular towns, instead merely running between Rockwood and Cascade Canyon. However, equi... (more)
The Durango & Silverton's Cascade Canyon Express crawls along the narrow shelf track high above the Animas River on a warm spring afternoon.
A thick plume of smoke trails the Durango & Silverton's oil-burning #493 as it rounds the curves of the iconic highline above the Animas River.