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Durango & Silverton
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Guide
Night Before
Early Morning
Museum
Engine #472
Yard Tour
Departure
Overland Curve
High Bridge
Along the Route
Needleton Slide
Needleton Siding #1
Needleton Siding #2
Mountain Views
Animas Bridges
Elk Park Area
Whitehead Creek
Arrival at Silverton
Next Morning
Turn Around
Deer Park Creek
Colorado Trail
Elk Park Wye
Needleton Tank
Fall Colors
Bitter Root Mine
Wrightman Brothers
High Line
Horseshoe Curve
End of the Line
Video Clips

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
16th Annual - Fall Photographer's Special
September 23-25, 2005

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TRAIN CREW

Scott Shewmake Engineer Sarah Jaksha Concessions
Josh Levine Fireman Irene Barry Concessions
Jeff Norton Conductor Bruce Anderson Volunteer
Matt Buswell Brakeman Nancy Workman Volunteer
Steve  Otten Brakeman Bill Dunst Volunteer

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MIXED-TRAIN CONSIST

Locomotive #472 K-28 American Locomotive Works 1923 - D&RGW #478 was transformed to match the original #472 (8/05)
Boxcar #3749 American Car & Foundry Co. 1904
Flatcars #6528 American Car & Foundry Co. 1907 as Standard Gauge #28000 Series
Flatcars #6519 American Car & Foundry Co. 1907 as Standard Gauge #28000 Series
Coach #336 (Rockwood) D&RGW Burnham Shop 1963-64
Concession Car #126 Denver & Rio Grande Baggage Car 1883
Coach #323 (Animas City) Denver & Rio Grande Coach 1887
Gondola #401 Pullman Factory 1916 Standard Gauge Boxcar #9611
Coach #319 (Needleton) Denver & Rio Grande Coach (Jackson & Sharp Coach Works 1882)

<<<<<<< Our Car >>>>>>>

Gondola #402 Pullman Factory 1916 Standard Gauge Boxcar #9605
Caboose #0500 Denver & Rio Grande #1 1886

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Breakdown of Images for on this major Railroad Adventure (RRAdventure)

Milepost Images Button to Push (Left Side) Description / Category of images that you will find

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22 Guide -

16th Annual Fall Photographer's Special / September 24 & 25, 2005

60 Night Before

Engine #482 Train & Engine #481 Train arrive back into Durango

40

Early Morning

Day #1

Engine #481 Train & Engine #473 Train departs for Silverton

60

Museum

See the inside of the D&SNG Museum as if you were there

28

Engine #472

Photographer's Special Engine takes a spin on the turntable

64

Yard Tour

We get a special tour of the Durango Yard by Jeff Ellingson

MP 451.52

56 Departure

Durango, Iron Horse Inn, Hermosa, Mitchell Lakes, Rockwood

MP 469.20

32 Overland Curve

Animas River, Highline, Run-By #1, Animas River, Roster Shots

MP 471.23

52

High Bridge

Animas River, High Bridge, Run-By #2, Tacoma Power Plant, Siding

MP 474.00

24

Along the Route

Silver Falls, Tank Creek, Tall Timber, Pigeon Peak, and Turret Peak

MP 481.00

28

Needleton Slide

Cascade Canyon, Animas River, Needleton Slide, Needleton Flag Stop

MP 484.00

48

Needleton Siding  (Darren)

#1:  Engine #482, Needleton Tank, Engine #481 & #473, Ruby Creek

48

Needleton Siding  (Lisa)

#2:   Engine #482, Needleton Tank, Back to Siding Engine #481 & #473

MP 485.00

28

Mountain Views

Mountain Views, Animas River, Mountain View Crest Sign, Mount Garfield

MP 489.90

28

Animas Bridges

Original Steel Truss Bridge, Deck Girder Bridge, Roster Shots of the Special

MP 490.10

20

Elk Park Area

Fall Foliage, Minco Spur (Old Main), Animas River Rapids

MP 491.95

32

Whitehead Creek

Roster Shots of the Special, Train Crew, D&SNG Steam Engine #472, FIRE!

MP 496.90

36

Arrival at Silverton

Twin Sister's / Cleveland Slide, King Mine & Ore Tipple, Deadwood Gulch / Detroit Mine

36

Next Morning

Day #2

Caboose Rio Grande #01511 / ATSF #999001 (Santa Fe), Casey Jones, Engine #493, Yard

40

Turn Around

Silverton Wye, Silverton Railroad Depot, Mineral Creek Girder Bridge, Timber Bridge

MP 494.20

24

Deer Park Creek

Fall Foliage, D&SNG Steam Engine #472, D&SNG Caboose #0500, Mountain View

MP 491.25

40

Colorado Trail Footbridge

Fall Foliage, Grenadier Range, Minco Spur (Old Main), D&SNG Steam Engine #482, Speeder

MP 490.67

20

Elk Park Flagstop & Wye

Minco Spur (Old Main), D&SNG Steam Engine #481, Speeder #333, Ruby Creek

MP 484.40

20

Needleton Tank

Needleton Tank {New}, Needleton Tank {Old}, Needleton Siding Sign

MP 482.00

16

Fall Colors

Needle Creek Canyon Sign, Fall Foliage, Aspen Gold, D&SNG Steam Engine #472

MP 479.55

20

Bitter Root Mine

Bowen's Ranch / Bitter Root Mine, Pigeon & Turret Peaks, Phone Booth, Cascade Siding Sign

MP 478.30

36

Wrightman Brothers

Animas River Bridge, Tank Creek, Silver Falls, Tacoma Power Plant, Freight Cars

MP 471.23

20

High Line

Animas River Rapids, D&SNG Steam Engine #472, Horseshoe Curve, Animas River Sign

MP 469.90

40

Horseshoe Curve

High Line, Rainbow, D&SNG Steam Engine #472, Roster Shots of the Special

MP 451.52

36

End of the Line

Rockwood, Mini-Highline, Fall Foliage, Mountain View, Honeyville, Hermosa, D&SNG Depot

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32 Video Clips - Various Video Clips from nearly FOUR (4) HOURS of video taken during this trip

 

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Every Railfan needs to take this trip at least one!!!!!!!

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