Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Co

La Plata County: Cellphone tower could ruin view from train, house

A proposed cellphone tower in the Animas Valley comes with two promises: improved mobile phone reception, and to some, a blight that threatens historical surroundings. La Plata County officials...

DATE: April 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

County mulls limits on temporary permits

The La Plata County Planning Commission recently approved a temporary-use permit for the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad to conduct its annual summer activities, but the decision...

DATE: April 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Donors generous to Fort Lewis College

Fort Lewis College’s donors have been generous this year. For the fiscal year ending June 30, the college has received $3.8 million in cash, pledges and in-kind contributions, Vice President for...

DATE: April 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge prepares for Grand Imperial, a replacement for Railfest

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad is heading into a year of expansion with the reopening of the Grand Imperial Hotel, a new general manager and a fresh event to replace Railfest. D&SNG...

DATE: March 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Travel Channel films Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge

In 1969, Paul Newman and Robert Redford jumped from rooftop to rooftop on the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad cars after a train heist, before taking their notorious leap from Bakers...

DATE: March 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Working the rails at Durango depot

DATE: March 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad running full steam in 2015

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad had its best financial year ever in 2015 after seeing high ridership and achieving better efficiency. “If the economy stays generally where it is we...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

When it comes to Christmas trees, is real or fake the better environmental choice?

Every December, millions of Americans decorate their homes with Christmas trees, a centerpiece symbol of holiday cheer. But in recent years, a question for the environmentally conscious has arisen...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango named top Christmas (and redneck) destination

Apparently, Durango is the perfect destination, offering family-friendly Polar Express rides and lots of alcohol. Our fair burg is one of the top 50 best Christmas destinations this year, according...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Christmas Tree Train delivers

DATE: Dec. 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Silverton looks to diversify economy with new railroad

SILVERTON – The last time the Silverton Northern Railroad ran was in 1938, primarily serving mines north of Silverton toward Howardsville, in the Upper Animas Forks region. Now, a few members of...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Train numbers up despite Gold King Mine spill

SILVERTON – Despite fears that the sight of a mustard-yellow river would turn away visitors from Southwest Colorado, ridership on the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad increased about 10.5...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News