Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Co

Old rail cars to be bought, restored with grant

The Durango Railroad Historical Society has received an $84,799 state grant to preserve several rail cars that will be displayed in Silverton. The grant will help buy and restore several...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

15th Street repairs finished

With no fanfare or public announcement, 15th Street has reopened to through traffic. The well-used artery was closed for about a month for a number of improvements, including the replacement of 120...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

I’m dreaming ...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Storm drain project underway behind Northpoint Mall

The first phase of the city of Durango’s 13th Street Storm Drain project is underway, according to a Durango Business Improvement District news release. The project is taking place behind the...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Last stop, Silverton

SILVERTON Saturday marked the last stop of the season for the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad in Silverton, and for some, the end of the line is always a little bittersweet. It has been...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

I’ll pumpkin you up

DATE: Oct. 6, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Memorial for railroad buff to be held

The public is invited to a remembrance of life for John Bredfeld, a Durango resident and long-time railroad buff and model railroad builder, on Friday at the grange, a metal building behind the...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mud leads to shortened train trip

It wasn’t quite what they were expecting. The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad took passengers only as far as the Cascade Canyon wye today because of mud and water on the tracks. “The...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Living life on track

These folks take riding the rails more literally than most. A group of rail motorcar owners has spent the past few days riding their cars from Silverton to Rockwood, Hermosa and into the Animas...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Train ride to commemorate life, times of Bruce Anderson

Bruce Anderson loved trains, and he loved Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Colorado. So it seems a perfect remembrance for friends and family to take a train ride to benefit the kids’ charity....

DATE: Aug. 15, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tourist tempo quickens

All of those out-of-state license plates don’t get here by accident. Durango’s marketing professionals put advertising and marketing money into markets such as Phoenix, Dallas and Houston to lure...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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