Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Co

Railroad and scenery fans, rejoice!

The San Juan Skyway has enticed visitors to tour Southwest Colorado since 1989. Now, the Colorado Transportation Commission has voted to approve a new scenic and historic byway that may keep them...

DATE: April 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bigfoot sighted near Silverton?

Silverton, with a population of 629, is gaining attention for a possible 630th resident: Bigfoot. A recent episode of “Paranormal Central” on the Dark Matter Radio Network resurrected discussion...

DATE: March 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango and Telluride bookend Forbes’ list

Durangoans are going to be walking around with swollen heads if the accolades keep rolling in for our fair city. Forbes magazine named our fair city one of the “Top 10 Ski Towns in America,” with...

DATE: March 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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

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