Greeting us on the street is K-28 #476, the locomotive that will be pulling us to Silverton. as it has countless others since 1923.
Wallpaper compliments the animals of the San Juan forest.
Our porter announced that snow had closed the road back to Durango. Folks that had intended to take a bus on the return trip will be accommodated on the train.
We experienced sunshine, rain, hail, and snow on the trip.
Cinco Animas from the side. These "Presidential" cars are the only ones that retain the maroon paint from the D&RGW. The tourist cars were painted yellow in the 1940's and remain that bright color today.
The railroad trip exceeded my expectations. We both had a great time and would recommend it, especially if you can swing a trip in a presidential car.