My New Outside Blog: Durango-Silverton Steam Locomotive -- December 27th, 2009

Durango-Silverton Steam Locomotive -- December 27th, 2009

Club Car on Durango-Silverton trainThis is the last car, what I call the observation car of the Durango-Silverton train in Colorado.  I had ridden this train the previous day, December 26th and December 27th I was just an observer, chasing the train from Durango to Rockwood, Colorado.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Durango train

 

This 2-8-2 Narrow Gauge engine looks awesome against the beautiful blue sky, white snow and yellow cars.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Durango train #2

This picture was taken from a bridge near Hermosa, Colorado.

Durango train #3

Here was the picture from the other side of the bridge.  They also use this train for the Polar Express twice a night for part of December.

Hope your holidays were wonderful & I wish you a fantastic 2010!

Liz Flint, Century 21 Hardee-Team Realty, liz.flint@hotmail.com, 832-816-8066

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Comment balloon 8 commentsLiz Flint • January 05 2010 07:35PM

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I love riding on passenger trains through the mountains - with the scenery changing around every turn!  Great shots.

Posted by Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089, Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info (Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers) about 10 years ago

Liz I live an hour and a hlf from Silverton and never have done the train, Colorado native, now I am inspired to put it on our list of things to do. If you hit Montrose give us a call.

Posted by Joan Zappa, Professional treatment of our clients, brings awes (Eagles Wings Realty) about 10 years ago

Liz, That is supposed to be an awesome train ride.  And how cool that it's used for the Polar Express! 

Posted by Susan Brown (Keller Williams NE, Kingwood Texas (Humble & Atascocita too)) about 10 years ago

What a beautiful train and piece of history.  It would be wonderful to take the family on a ride on this.

Posted by Brenda Carus (Century 21 Zwygart Real Estate) about 10 years ago

I've been on the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad many times, first in July 1973 and most recently in July 1999. I've done both summer and winter rides, but I think I enjoy the summer rides better.

Happy New Year!

Posted by Russel Ray, San Diego Business & Marketing Consultant & Photographer (Russel Ray) about 10 years ago

Beautiful pictures - very romantic setting!  Your informational writing is appreciated!

Posted by Diane Rice, SFR, SRES, CNC ( Rice Prprty Mgmnt & Rlty, LLC, South Holland, IL) about 10 years ago

Liz - the glory days of steam - as a retired steamfitter I enjoy all the old trains and steam boats and paddle wheelers they have brought back as tourist attractions

Posted by Barrie Clulow (My Time Is My Own) about 10 years ago

Liz,  You have some great photos.  It sounds like a great train ride.  Another great train ride is the "Heber Creeper"  which is just a few miles from Park City, Utah.  I have ridden it and it was great.

Posted by Gary Coles (International Referrals), Latin America Real Estate (Venture Realty International) about 10 years ago

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