On July 12, 2018, the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad resumed operations with its first steam powered train since the devastating 416 fire broke out on June 1 about 10 AM, ten miles north of Durango.
After 481 departed Durango with the 8 o’clock train, the 8:45 and 9:30 trains were...
The first train to depart from Durango, lead by K-36 #482, steams out with the stars and stripes fluttering on the eve of our independence. K-36 #486 is coming out of the Durango yard to couple to its train and head out.
During the last week of the "summer" schedule, D&SNGRR 473 pulls its nine car train from Durango up to Silverton. Occasionally falling snow, wet leaves on the rails and no sand in the locomotive gave the engineer an extra challenge on this day. A little later than usual, but we...
A mixed train on the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge brings back memories of the Denver & Rio Grande Western on a snowy charter in December 1998. Photo by Steve Barry.
Category: Tourist Railways - Steam Locomotives
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