The Eureka Locomotive is privately owned and it is the only operating Baldwin Class 8/18C 4-4-0 locomotive. The locomotive was built for the Eureka and Palisade Railroad in 1875. It was restored to operations and first exhibited in 1991.
Wall mural on Main Street in Durango, Colorado. Depicting a scene from 1890.
Strater Hotel circa 2009. Main street, Durango.
Strater Hotel circa 1891.
This is the train that we took from Durango to Silverton. Locomotive #486.
Locomotive #486 was built by The Baldwin Locomotive Works Company in Philadelphia in August of 1925.
Janet & Ron onboard The Rio Grande car.
Entering the San Juan National Forest.
This photo was taken from our car, the Rio Grande. Headed around the bend. Notice the shear cliffs.
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Dean & Robin
Eureka locomotive #4.
This photo was taken from our car, the Rio Grande.
Blowing off steam.
Mountains outside of Silverton, Colorado.
Old mine outside of Silverton, Colorado.
Locomotive #493 on display in Silverton, Colorado.