Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Co

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Is this the lightning bolt that caused a massive power outage in Durango?

An Albuquerque man who took a video of the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge train as it rolled into town Saturday may also have captured the lighting bolt that knocked out power to 10,430 customers...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Warm weather likely cause of Durango & Silverton train derailment

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad derailment late Saturday afternoon was the second worst incident in more than 30 years, and the second in one day on the tracks. The train was...

DATE: June 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Travel Channel is looking for extras in Durango

The Travel Channel is coming to Durango on Sunday, and it’s looking for extras to take part in a reenactment of one of infamous outlaw Butch Cassidy’s more famous train robberies. According to...

DATE: June 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Train derailment causes delays

A Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad train derailed on Saturday afternoon causing some delays for passengers. No one was injured when some coach cars on a train returning from Silverton...

DATE: June 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Train offers new round-trip tickets from Silverton

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad plans to make a train trip more convenient for travelers coming from the north this summer. Starting on Thursday travelers can ride the train from...

DATE: May 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Mayer brothers develop ‘incredible legend’ with Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

It all started with a bike, a train, two brothers and a candy bar. Versions of the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic origin story have evolved over the years, like all great folklore. Facts get...

DATE: May 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Pedal power

Pamplona’s “Running with the Bulls” and the Kentucky Derby starting gate are a few of the images that conjure up a feeling of the energy that surrounds the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic that has been...

DATE: May 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Editorials

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High school groundskeeper expounds on plants, people and politics

Groundskeeper Dutch Shaver could be considered the eyes and ears of Durango High School: Who has a crush on who, what cliques are forming and what ideologies are shaping students’ lives. The high...

DATE: May 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Durango train company opens new customer service center in Silverton

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad will open the Grand Imperial Emporium and Ticket Annex, a gift shop, customer service and visitors’ center on Greene Street in Silverton on Saturday....

DATE: May 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Animas Canyon Toll Road gets historic designation

After years of debate, the Animas Canyon Toll Road – an historic wagon road that was the first route from Durango to Silverton – has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places. “The...

DATE: April 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Galloping Goose gearing up for winter trips

For the first time in more than 60 years, the Galloping Goose No. 5 will make a winter-time excursion. Managers of the restored rail bus are working with the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Hundreds march through foot of snow in Durango

Hundreds of people marched through downtown Durango on Saturday, singing songs, carrying signs for dozens of causes and chanting “Love Trumps Hate.” The “Standing on the Side of Love March” started...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News