Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Co

Silverton looks to diversify economy with new railroad

SILVERTON – The last time the Silverton Northern Railroad ran was in 1938, primarily serving mines north of Silverton toward Howardsville, in the Upper Animas Forks region. Now, a few members of...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Train numbers up despite Gold King Mine spill

SILVERTON – Despite fears that the sight of a mustard-yellow river would turn away visitors from Southwest Colorado, ridership on the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad increased about 10.5...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pumpkin patch whistle-stop

DATE: Oct. 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Train to help haul freshly cut Christmas trees

Cutting down your own Christmas tree while at the same time reducing the danger of wildfire in the San Juan Mountains? That’s what the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge train is offering for the...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango’s Carrie Whitley honored for tourism efforts

More than 155,000 people in Colorado work in tourism-related industries, but it was Durango’s own Carrie Whitley who received the 2015 Governor’s Award for Outstanding Individual Contribution to...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Denver magazine: Durango one hell of a town

Durango recently earned a nod of approval from 5280 The Denver Magazine, which deemed the city of 17,000 No. 1 of “Seven Spectacular Small Town Getaways” in Colorado. The write-up details ways to...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rolling-stock heaven

DATE: Aug. 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sunset magazine gets tips from locals

Sunset magazine likes Durango. Not only did the publication name two of four finalists in the Best Cultural Attraction (in the West) category from our area – Mesa Verde National Park won – but now...

DATE: July 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rockslide leads to local train delays

After a rockslide across the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad tracks Friday, crews worked into the night and into Saturday to make sure the July Fourth trains ran on time. The rockslide...

DATE: July 5, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Selfie on the go

DATE: June 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

This year, Ed Zink lends a hand, from the background

When Ed Zink entered the second-floor headquarters of the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic just five days before the event’s start, those inside were pleasantly surprised to see him. He’d spent the...

DATE: May 24, 2015 | COLUMN: John Peel

A special event for special citizens

For 44 years, the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic has been synonymous with the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, the cyclists and train churning alike to cover the ground from Durango to...

DATE: May 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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