Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Co

Working the rails at Durango depot

DATE: March 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad running full steam in 2015

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad had its best financial year ever in 2015 after seeing high ridership and achieving better efficiency. “If the economy stays generally where it is we...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

When it comes to Christmas trees, is real or fake the better environmental choice?

Every December, millions of Americans decorate their homes with Christmas trees, a centerpiece symbol of holiday cheer. But in recent years, a question for the environmentally conscious has arisen...

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

Durango named top Christmas (and redneck) destination

Apparently, Durango is the perfect destination, offering family-friendly Polar Express rides and lots of alcohol. Our fair burg is one of the top 50 best Christmas destinations this year, according...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Christmas Tree Train delivers

DATE: Dec. 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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

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