Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

Opened in 1882 by the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad it is a narrow gauge railroad that operates between Durango and Silverton Colorado. Sold by the Rio Grande Western railroad in 1981 it was renamed the Durango Silverton narrow gauge railroad. it is now one of the premiere tourist railways in the country. The railroad runs year around with 3 trains operating between Durango and Silverton in the summer and to Cascade Wye in the Winter. This is one of the few railroad that has seen continuous steam operations since it opened in 1882. It is a very popular train ride in September and October for the fall colors.