Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Co

D&SNG rolls again after suspending service for 41 days

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad sent two trains and 750 passengers to Silverton on Thursday after county commissioners downgraded to Stage 2 fire restrictions on Wednesday. The train...

DATE: July 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad eyes Thursday reopening

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad plans to resume coal-fired steam engine service to Silverton on Thursday, after more than 40 days stuck in the depot. “We are preparing to run on that...

DATE: July 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Vandal targets owner of Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, but hits wrong house

A vandal targeting the home of Al Harper, owner of the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, hit the wrong house last week, writing graffiti on a neighbor’s house and damaging outdoor...

DATE: July 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Forest Service: Fire investigations take time, patience

For more than a month, investigators have been at work trying to solve the mystery on everyone’s mind: What started the 416 Fire north of Durango that has burned 54,000 acres and counting, forced...

DATE: July 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango & Silverton Railroad delays resumption of coal-fired steam engines

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad announced Wednesday it will delay resuming its coal-fired steam-train passenger service until at least July 12. The decision is to “ensure guest,...

DATE: June 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango train to offer limited service beginning Friday

A familiar sight in Durango will return Friday – the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad train. Railroad owner Al Harper said Thursday the train will start running shorter trips on sections...

DATE: June 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

D&SNG to offer bus service between Durango and Silverton

In lieu of trains, the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad will send tourists to Silverton by bus. The D&SNG announced Monday that with the reopening of U.S. Highway 550, it will run bus...

DATE: June 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Food donations come to Silverton as 416 Fire cuts into tourism

The Silverton School gymnasium is nearly full with food donations that have been delivered during the past week. “We’re really grateful for the camaraderie and generosity of our neighboring...

DATE: June 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango train faces tough questions going forward

Not since the Missionary Ridge Fire in 2002 has the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad been out of service for so long over the summer months. The raging wildfire 16 years ago – which...

DATE: June 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County approves Stage 3 fire restrictions

La Plata County entered Stage 3 fire restrictions Tuesday, the most stringent category of rules the county has the authority to put in place to reduce the risk of wildfire. The county, which had...

DATE: June 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Economic pain from 416 Fire hits home

The economic costs of the 416 Fire are adding up. The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad has furloughed 150 seasonal employees, Purgatory Resort has canceled several weddings and group...

DATE: June 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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