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  1. Yard Limit

    The Durango and Silverton Steam Returns After the 416 Fire

    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...
  2. Durango-Silverton RR Coach

    Durango-Silverton RR Coach

    Part of the consist of the first morning train out of Durango, Colorado.
  3. 315 On The Highbridge

    315 On The Highbridge

    DRGW 315 crossing the Highbridge on the Durango Silverton RR in October of 2007 on a 3 day Trains Unlimited Tours Charter with engine 315.
  4. The Lonely Pop Car

    The Lonely Pop Car

    A Durango and Silverton track inspection pop car near Elk Park on the Durango Silverton RR. Sept 2006
  5. Rocky Mountain Autum

    Rocky Mountain Autum

    Taken in September of 2006 of K27 473 in bumble bee paint on the Durango and Silverton on a fantastic Colorado fall day.
  6. 8am To Silverton

    8am To Silverton

    Photographed in Durango Colorado in August of 2006 on the last morning of the National Narrow Gauge convention of the 2nd Silverton bound train.
  7. Skulking Silverton

    Skulking Silverton

    LMC is closed, um well, that is we (Pacific National nee Freight Corp, nee State Rail) can't get in with a locomotive. But, I have spied this Silverton "jumbo" (442 class DL500G) skulking in LMC over the past couple of nights that I have endured back shift. Ok, Silverton have the...
  8. Along the Animas River

    Along the Animas River

    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...
  9. Silverton Snow

    Silverton Snow

    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. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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