Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Co

Train derailment causes delays

A Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad train derailed on Saturday afternoon causing some delays for passengers. No one was injured when some coach cars on a train returning from Silverton...

DATE: June 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Train offers new round-trip tickets from Silverton

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad plans to make a train trip more convenient for travelers coming from the north this summer. Starting on Thursday travelers can ride the train from...

DATE: May 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Mayer brothers develop ‘incredible legend’ with Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

It all started with a bike, a train, two brothers and a candy bar. Versions of the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic origin story have evolved over the years, like all great folklore. Facts get...

DATE: May 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pedal power

Pamplona’s “Running with the Bulls” and the Kentucky Derby starting gate are a few of the images that conjure up a feeling of the energy that surrounds the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic that has been...

DATE: May 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Editorials

High school groundskeeper expounds on plants, people and politics

Groundskeeper Dutch Shaver could be considered the eyes and ears of Durango High School: Who has a crush on who, what cliques are forming and what ideologies are shaping students’ lives. The high...

DATE: May 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango train company opens new customer service center in Silverton

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad will open the Grand Imperial Emporium and Ticket Annex, a gift shop, customer service and visitors’ center on Greene Street in Silverton on Saturday....

DATE: May 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Animas Canyon Toll Road gets historic designation

After years of debate, the Animas Canyon Toll Road – an historic wagon road that was the first route from Durango to Silverton – has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places. “The...

DATE: April 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Galloping Goose gearing up for winter trips

For the first time in more than 60 years, the Galloping Goose No. 5 will make a winter-time excursion. Managers of the restored rail bus are working with the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hundreds march through foot of snow in Durango

Hundreds of people marched through downtown Durango on Saturday, singing songs, carrying signs for dozens of causes and chanting “Love Trumps Hate.” The “Standing on the Side of Love March” started...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Photo: Keeping ahead of the snow

DATE: Jan. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Special events boost Durango train and sister companies

American Heritage Railways, the parent company of the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, is preparing for more growth in Durango and across the country. The Durango train saw its third...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

CNN streams Polar Express departure

The Polar Express’ departure from the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad station drew an international audience Monday evening. CNN’s Facebook page live streamed a re-enactment from The...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News