Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Co

Woman sues train for fall

A 77-year-old Texas woman who fell and injured herself while disembarking from the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad is suing the train for negligence.The incident occurred July 27, 2011,...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Glint of light, alert engineer save Silverton man

Luck, but more importantly, teamwork, probably saved the life of a man who fell from a cliff Monday and landed beside the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad tracks just south of...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Railcar rescues man with injury

A man was injured Monday morning when he fell from a cliff less than a mile south of Silverton and landed on or beside the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad tracks.The privately owned...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Railroad society members roll out restored gondola car

A 1904 drop-bottom gondola car restored by members of the Durango Railroad Historical Society has a new home in what was the Silverton Northern Railroad engine house, now a budding repository of...

DATE: June 15, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Train’s theme park fails to impress

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s proposal for a dinosaur theme train has revived deep-seated concerns among some area residents about the train and its growing number of theme...

DATE: May 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Live! from the train museum

It’s been a big month for Rich Millard, chief conductor for the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad.On Thursday, he was interviewed via Web link by 9News in Denver. And earlier this month he...

DATE: May 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Service to Silverton: All aboard!

In the surest sign that winter is behind us, the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad on Saturday will kick off its service to Silverton.In connection with the kickoff, the railroad today will...

DATE: May 3, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

A ride with a view

What’s red and weighs 29,000 pounds and holds 30 people? The Knight Sky. It’s the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s newest open-air observation gondola.It took Melcher Brothers Inc., of...

DATE: April 9, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Letterman celebrates his son’s birthday on D&SNG

Funnyman David Letterman celebrated his son’s birthday Saturday on the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad.A private train went from Durango to Cascade Canyon – a partial trip that runs in...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

D&SNG to run Cumbres & Toltec

American Heritage Railways, which owns the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, has reached an agreement to manage the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad, which runs between Chama, N.M., and...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Almost caught: Train worker recounts rockslide

It was raining the afternoon of Aug. 2 when Reece Hanson, a patrolman for the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, pulled out of Silverton in his pop car.Hanson, 22, had been on the job only...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crews make headway on mudslide

The railroad has canceled all trips to Silverton until at least Saturday as a result of a large debris flow that covered the tracks.The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad is running trains...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News