It's a tight squeeze as the Cascade Canyon train slips through the narrow cut in Rockwood on its return trip to Durango.
After emerging from the Rockwood cut, the Cascade Canyon train twists and turns its way along the Highline 400 feet above the Animas River.
Brian in the office. Valley Railroad Engineer Brian Messinger keeps a sharp eye on the track ahead as he takes Valley Railroad Mikado #40 and Santa Special #4 north through the Deep River s... (more)
Fresh air job on the empty coal cars
Stray dogs roam all over the railroad out in the blistering cold. At the crossing guard shack they are offered some leftovers just as one of the morning trains heads out of the yard and down to th... (more)
Beautiful sunset with coal mine steam loc
Frisco 1351, built by American Locomotive Company in 1912, sits at the Collierville Square. Frisco 1351 was officially given to the city of Collierville recently, so Collierville has since allotte... (more)
The last night shift crew arrives back into the yard after their twelve hour shift. The train won't sit long in the yard until the next crew heads down to the mine for coal. The locomotive on the ... (more)
The 10am passenger train from Antonito catches some sunshine on a mostly cloudy morning as it works its way through the high desert of southern Colorado and into northern New Mexico from where I a... (more)
Passengers on the Durango & Silverton's last Cascade Canyon train of 2018 are treated to a spectacular winter wonderland as their train creeps along the famous High Line above the Animas River.
The Essex Yard Shuffle. Valley Railroad Mikado #3025 hauls an 8-car train of heavyweights out of the Essex Yard in the late afternoon sun in what looks like the first North Pole Express of ... (more)