D&SNG rolls again after suspending service for 41 days

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D&SNG rolls again after suspending service for 41 days

Silverton business owners elated over train’s return

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad trains make their way back to Silverton after an absence of 41 days.

D&SNG rolls again after suspending service for 41 days

Richard Wilcox and Carolyn Wilcox, a.k.a. Miss Kitty, welcome Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad trains to Silverton on Thursday morning. The railroad resumed full passenger service from Durango to Silverton on Thursday after being shut down for 41 days as a result of fire restrictions and the 416 Fire north of Durango.
Blair Street in Silverton is again filled with people on Thursday morning after the arrival of two Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad trains filled with over a thousand passengers.
Carolyn Wilcox, aka Miss Kitty, goes to hug Jim Harper, president of American Heritage Railway Hotels, as the first Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad train arrives in Silverton on Thursday morning.
The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad resumed full passenger service from Durango to Silverton on Thursday after being shut down for 41 days as a result of fire restrictions and the 416 Fire north of Durango. The railroad will run two trains Thursday, including a longer-than-usual train that will require two coal-fired locomotives, called a double-header, to get it up the steep mountain slopes.
The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad resumed full passenger service from Durango to Silverton on Thursday after being shut down for 41 days as a result of fire restrictions and the 416 Fire north of Durango. The railroad will run two trains Thursday, including a longer-than-usual train that will require two coal-fired locomotives, called a double-header, to get it up the steep mountain slopes.
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