The Durango and Silveton Railroad – My American Adventure Part 4


Loco Yard

The final railroad I visited was the Durango & Silverton Railroad, probably the most famous one in the USA, and it is certainly a fantastic line. Once again, this was completely different to the previous railroad, but this time, for all of the right reasons.


The train leaves the main depot and travels through the centre of the Durango, which is quite a sight, and people line the railway line watching the train go. I have been many times to this railroad, and this happens every day. We always travel in the open cars, as you can get some fantastic photos, without being blocked by glass. This can mean that with the unpredictable weather, as the train increase in altitude, rain is a virtue.


The route to Silverton is an unforgettable journey along the spectacular Animas River. The Animas River is one of the last free-flowing rivers in the entireā€¦

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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