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Celebrate the start of the Durango train’s service to Silverton with the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s 2017 Narrow Gauge Days on May 5-6!

Sure, Durango is known for its local beer and craft breweries. Yes, Durango is known for its mountains and snowboarding. No, Durango isn’t known for its wine — but maybe it should be. You’ll find plenty of amazing regional wines when you hop aboard the Durango Wine and Rails Train this Sunday, Aug. 31. (The Durango train will have another Wine and Rails trip on Sunday, Sept. 21.) As the train chugs through the… Read More

For some, Memorial Day weekend means kicking back in the back yard with hot dogs and cool beers. But in Durango, Memorial Day weekend means clipping in for the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic, the premier cycling event in the West — and also hot dogs and cool beers. The race’s roots are firmly planted in sibling rivalry, according to Iron Horse lore: The Iron Horse Bicycle Classic was the brain child of Tom Mayer… Read More

Colorado is a relatively new state, in the grand scheme of things. While Delaware was the first state to officially join the Union in 1787, we’ve only been a state since 1876. If you do the math, that’s 138 years. So it’s kind of crazy — and crazy impressive — that the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad is celebrating its 131st year! Narrow Gauge Days kicks off next weekend, May 2-3, to mark the Durango… Read More

It’s almost that time — time for the 2013 True West Railfest in Durango with all things railroad for train lovers. The Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad is partnering with True West magazine to bring the True West Railfest to Durango Aug. 15-19 and to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the classic movie “Tombstone.” The festival offers five days of events, entertainment and opportunities to check out historic railorabilia (rail + memorabilia = railorabilia)…. Read More