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Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Co

Was that a train whistle? Yes, but D&SNG remains shutdown

In an odd sense of a return to normalcy, the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad could be heard chugging through town and blowing its whistle Thursday and Friday in Durango, but that doesn’t...

DATE: April 3, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 hour 34 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Iron Horse Bicycle Classic postponed because of coronavirus

Memorial Day weekend in Durango is synonymous with the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic. It’s the symbolic start of summer tourism season, as thousands of cyclists line up in a 47-mile road race from...

DATE: April 2, 2020 | UPDATED: 3 hours 54 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango train to remain closed ‘until further notice’

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad announced Monday it will remain closed “until further notice,” another hit to Southwest Colorado’s tourist-driven economy amid the coronavirus...

DATE: March 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge to end daily train to Cascade

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad stopped its once-a-day trains to Cascade Canyon on Tuesday. Train excursions will be suspended through April 1 or until further notice, the railroad...

DATE: March 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Galloping Goose plans excursions for 50th anniversary

Dolores’ historic Galloping Goose No. 5 is scheduled for several excursions on the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad in March, April, May and July. On March 14, 21, 28 and on April 4, the...

DATE: March 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Longtime community-shaper Anne Isgar dies at 99

Anne Isgar, Durango’s own “Rosie the Riveter,” died last week at her home, 20 days before her 100th birthday. During World War II, Isgar helped build military planes in Los Angeles, adding patriot...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Vehicle crash at train depot likely caused by road race

A man suspected of drunken driving crashed into the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad depot last weekend in Durango while racing another driver, according to police. The driver, Gabriel...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango railroad ushers in new oil-burning era

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad has debuted its first locomotive that runs on oil, a more environmentally friendly fuel source that holds less fire risk than a traditional...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango train coming to IMAX theaters

Those who have never experienced a ride on the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad can at least get a sense of the majesty through a new IMAX movie that features the historic railroad. “Into...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two men escape after illegal activity on D&SNG tracks

The prospect of gold brought hardy settlers to the San Juan Mountains, and soon after, Silverton had its share of legendary shoot-outs, high-stakes holdups and daring bouts of bootlegging....

DATE: Jan. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge’s recommendation: Lawsuit against D&SNG for 416 Fire costs should proceed

In what could be a blow to the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, a federal judge has recommended a district court throw out the train’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit in which the U.S....

DATE: Dec. 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Durango store caters to sleep time

When Cynthia and Tom Latter saw space available at 901 Main Ave. in downtown Durango, they jumped to lease it, and have now opened Lazy One Pajamas and Leisure Wear store. For 18 months, the...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

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