Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Co

Selfie on the go

DATE: June 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

This year, Ed Zink lends a hand, from the background

When Ed Zink entered the second-floor headquarters of the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic just five days before the event’s start, those inside were pleasantly surprised to see him. He’d spent the...

DATE: May 24, 2015 | COLUMN: John Peel

A special event for special citizens

For 44 years, the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic has been synonymous with the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, the cyclists and train churning alike to cover the ground from Durango to...

DATE: May 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge to resume service

All aboard! A Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad train will roll out of Durango at 8:45 a.m. Saturday headed for Silverton. A stretch of track 14 miles south of Silverton, damaged by falling...

DATE: May 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rocks rip apart rail line

Falling rock broke the rail of the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, canceling runs to Silverton for an undetermined period of time. There’s a chance, however, that service could be...

DATE: May 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Harper seeks helicopter certification

Al Harper, owner of the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, is seeking federal permission to allow his firefighting helicopter to battle blazes on federal lands near the railroad tracks....

DATE: May 5, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Full steam ahead

DATE: May 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Grand Imperial to open in 2016

In spring 2016, it’ll be just like 1882. Almost. By the time renovations are complete at the Grand Imperial Hotel at 1219 Greene St. in Silverton, train passengers and hotel guests will step off...

DATE: April 25, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

D&SNG owner buys Grand Imperial

A company controlled by Al Harper, who owns the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, has completed the purchase of the 40-room Grand Imperial Hotel in Silverton for $1.6 million. Harper said...

DATE: April 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Railroad and scenery fans, rejoice!

The San Juan Skyway has enticed visitors to tour Southwest Colorado since 1989. Now, the Colorado Transportation Commission has voted to approve a new scenic and historic byway that may keep them...

DATE: April 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bigfoot sighted near Silverton?

Silverton, with a population of 629, is gaining attention for a possible 630th resident: Bigfoot. A recent episode of “Paranormal Central” on the Dark Matter Radio Network resurrected discussion...

DATE: March 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango and Telluride bookend Forbes’ list

Durangoans are going to be walking around with swollen heads if the accolades keep rolling in for our fair city. Forbes magazine named our fair city one of the “Top 10 Ski Towns in America,” with...

DATE: March 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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