Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad bolsters fleet for dry years

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Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad bolsters fleet for dry years

Owner says train will never shut down again because of fire danger
Randy Babcock, mechanical foreman with the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, talks about the laborious process of converting a coal-burning locomotive to one that burns oil. The railroad has also bought two diesel engines to make the trip to Silverton.

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad bolsters fleet for dry years

Randy Babcock, mechanical foreman with the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, talks about the laborious process of converting a coal-burning locomotive to one that burns oil. The railroad has also bought two diesel engines to make the trip to Silverton.

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