Silverton, CO: A Place Where the West Still Runs Wild

The historic western mining town of Silverton, Colorado lies frozen in time in a high valley of the River of Lost Souls. With only one paved road – a spur of the Million Dollar Highway – and a permanent population hovering at just 600, Silverton’s economy still relies heavily on the regular arrival of an old narrow gauge steam train from Durango.

All Aboard the Steam Train!

Video by Jim Zura. Music by Lacey Black. In this 2 minute video clip, Jim Zura has compiled a small example of the big adventure that awaits aboard the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad as it winds its way through breath-taking mountain scenery along the Animas River in Southwest Colorado. As the name implies,Continue reading “All Aboard the Steam Train!”