Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Co

Goblin Fire reaches Weminuche Wilderness

Rain and possibly snow at week’s end could aid firefighters on the Goblin Fire two miles south of Needleton, north of Durango. Steep, rocky slopes prevent a ground attack there.Three U.S. Forest...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Train sees a slow finish to season

SILVERTON – What started as a strong season for the The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad in May has lost steam, and train ridership is now about flat with the 2011 season.“It’s been a...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Train, truck collide downtown

A Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad train collided with a silver Toyota Tacoma on Saturday morning soon after the train had left the depot in downtown Durango.No one involved appeared to...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

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

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