Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Co

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

Pumpkin Patch rides begin Saturday

Lovers of pumpkins and the comic strip “Peanuts” take note: The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad begins service to The Great Pumpkin Patch on Saturday. Passengers will be greeted by...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Project gets off the ground

DATE: Sept. 9, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Railfest revives Old West spirit

The Durango Farmers Market was a bustling scene Saturday morning with a cooking competition and in-season Hatch chiles, but train whistles and cowboys and dance hall girls in period costumes were a...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hermosa resident ID’d as man killed by train

Authorities have identified a man who was killed Sunday after being struck by a Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad train near Hermosa. The man’s mother died in a similar fashion 15 years ago...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

D&SNG to honor fallen Ariz. firefighters

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, in cooperation with fire agencies from across the region, will pay tribute Sunday to the 19 firefighters who died June 30 in Arizona. Ladder trucks...

DATE: July 9, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dinosaur train riding back to Animas Valley

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s dinosaur train will be back this June after getting the go-ahead from La Plata County commissioners on Tuesday. Commissioners approved a...

DATE: May 20, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rail buffs move restored gondola car

A handful of Durango Railroad Historical Society members Wednesday marked the completion of another project when a century-old gondola car they restored left by truck for Silverton. There, Gondola...

DATE: May 14, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Curtiss flies again

In September 1913, curious Durangoans gathered to witness aviation history on the mesa that decades later would be home to Fort Lewis College.The day before, a brand-new 1913 Curtiss pusher biplane...

DATE: May 5, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

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