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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...
May 4, 2018, and the weather couldn't be more perfect for the final run to Cascade Canyon, Colorado. This train has been led by 476 for most of the season, but today 480 takes the lead. We catch the train before it departs Durango and then several more times before it leaves Rockwood. When it...
On a cold and windy April 13, we return to Durango Colorado for another look at 476 leading the Cascade Canyon train. After visiting the Durango station, we go to the Animas River bridge in the middle of town and zoom in on it crossing the river. This is a great place to shoot as it begins...
During the winter months, the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad runs a daily train from Durango to Cascade Canyon. Departing at 9:45 and returning at 2:45, this train provides rides with some of the most beautiful scenery along the Animas River, often in a snowy setting. Being of...
The title pretty much says it all. - After many years of line side filming the first efforts with a drone. Gosh, Cumbres & Toltec country is spectacular. Make sure you watch all the way to the end - It's only 5 minutes long - for a clip that didn't go so well.
Colorado Narrow Gauge in the Fall
If you haven't been out to see any of the Colorado Narrow gauge railroads, do yourself a favor and get out there!
Only had a brief morning encounter with the Durango and Silverton.
1. Durango and Silverton pulling in to the Rockwood Station.
The Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad is a 3 ft narrow gauge heritage railroad that operates 45.2 miles of track between Durango and Silverton, Colorado. The railway is a federally designated National Historic Landmark and is also designated by the American Society of Civil Engineers...
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