Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Co

Taxpayers pay half the costs when Durango-Silverton train starts fires

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s coal-burning locomotives have a long history of starting wildfires on public lands, with about half the firefighting costs falling on the taxpayers....

DATE: Dec. 12, 2018 | UPDATED: 9 hours 4 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Need a tree? Take the train

The San Juan Mountains are chock-full of trees. So many, in fact, that the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad has to cut some down to help prevent potential wildfires. Now, as the holiday...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 12 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Six months later, no cause released for 416 Fire

Six months later, and no official cause of the 416 Fire has been announced. Saturday will officially mark six months since June 1, the start of the 416 Fire, which burned 54,000 acres north of...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Silverton’s skijoring race likely to return this winter

The annual skijoring race in Silverton is expected to return this winter. Pete Maisel, event organizer, said all insurance issues that arose out of the 2017 skijoring race – where three people were...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Al Harper: ‘Every crisis makes you better’

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s struggle with fire and flooding in June and July was not its first bout with nature for a line that traces its origins to 1881. The roundhouse was...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Paranormal investigators to search Silverton’s haunted Grand Imperial Hotel

Paranormal investigators will descend on Silverton’s Grand Imperial Hotel on Saturday as part of the third annual “World’s Largest Ghost Hunt.” The World’s Largest Ghost Hunt , which occurs on...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Train hits sedan on 32nd Street, no injuries reported

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge train and a Hyundai sedan were involved in a crash Wednesday morning in north Durango. The train was making its morning trip to Silverton about 9 a.m. when it...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad rolls again

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad pulled out of the station in Durango headed for Silverton on Friday, marking the first full trip since track damage caused by floods hamstrung the...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango train plans to resume full service Sept. 21

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad plans to resume full service from Durango to Silverton on Sept. 21, a spokesman for the train said Tuesday. The D&SNG has been limited to running train...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango & Silverton railroad repairing damage from mudslides

Owners of Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad say they hope to begin running trips from the depot downtown Sept. 17 after weeks of offering a modified route because debris and mud washed out...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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