Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Co

Flagging down the train

DATE: June 19, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rail Rangers illuminate the ride

As Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad convoys rattle out of Durango, through the Animas Valley and into canyon country, passengers invariably have questions – What are those flowers? What’s...

DATE: June 6, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Here come the tourists

The story goes that the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic was the result of a bet between two brothers. Well, that’s kind of true. The reality is that it was also a way to attract commerce, and in its...

DATE: May 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fighting fire with fire

In a sure sign of spring, the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad has begun burning weeds and dry brush along its tracks north of Durango. Railroad workers burned about a 90-foot section...

DATE: May 7, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Chuggin’ again

DATE: May 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Narrow Gauge Days

DATE: May 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Reflections of history

DATE: March 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Face-lift for our old friend

She's altered her appearance more than once. Christened “Galesteo” at birth, she's legally changed her name several times. Train cars aren't supposed to talk, but if she could, she'd tell stories...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2014 | COLUMN: John Peel

Durango railroad visionary Charles Bradshaw dies

When Charles E. Bradshaw Jr. bought the Durango to Silverton branch of the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad in 1981, it marked an important turning point for the economies of both Durango and...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Polar Express ride lights up

From the big screen to the railroads, Warner Bros.’ Polar Express is back – but with a bigger show. The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad has created a unique twist this year by...

DATE: Dec. 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Long-delayed hydro plant gets go-ahead

A federal agency has exempted a small hydroelectric project proposed by the San Juan County Historical Society from a tedious and expensive permitting process. The action by the Federal Energy...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Picking the perfect pumpkin

Like trick-or-treating and sipping hot apple cider, carving pumpkins is a tradition embraced by many this time of year. Whether you choose to carve a fearsome jack-o’-lantern or sculpt a happier...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News