Train delivers Colorado’s colors


DURANGO, Colo. (KUSA) – The story of the west and Colorado would not be complete without one particular character.

“They were key to the west,” said Bryan Burton, from Nashville, Tennessee. “Without trains, who knows?”

The Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad is one of those lines that kept southwest Colorado bustling. The route began as a way to transport silver and gold from the area.

The railroad now operates as a tourist train, taking people through the twists and turns of the San Juan Mountains.

The fall photography train that took place September 24 and 25, is one of the railroad’s popular events. Carefully maintained, nearly-century-old locomotives, are the subject matter for passengers. Participants are able to hop out at several stops to take photographs of trains passing by.

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