Durango-Silverton RR

Durango-Silverton RR

This is at the start of the route taken by the Durango-Silverton RR in Durango. Even the background scenery in the morning is great.

A word to the wise though, ride in the closed car if you don't want soot in your eyes or lunches!

Taken pre-digital in August 2000


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Noondueler - Jan 14, 2011 3:04 pm - Voted 10/10

Saw something

on the History Ch. about this RR. Pretty amazing. I think they restored it if I'm correct


silversummit - Jan 14, 2011 7:38 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Saw something

Could be, I can't remember but sounds about right. This part of the state is pretty amazing!

foster fanning

foster fanning - Jan 17, 2011 11:20 pm - Voted 10/10

There's something...

...about trains and mountains. What stories they together tell...


silversummit - Jan 18, 2011 11:31 am - Hasn't voted

Re: There's something...

I agree! I rafted through the very narrow Royal Gorge in Colorado with the railroad tracks nearby. Made for very interesting fun when the trains sounds competed with guide rafting commands!

Thanks for looking!

Buz Groshong

Buz Groshong - Jan 21, 2011 11:49 am - Voted 10/10

Open cars

But the view is better from the open cars! I've ridden it twice - great ride!


myrone - Jan 30, 2011 5:45 pm - Voted 10/10

Durango Train

I hope to complete my 14ers this coming summer via this very train.
All the best,


silversummit - Jan 30, 2011 11:11 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Durango Train

I will look for your pictures and trip report! Kathy

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