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Winter Photographer’s Special Train

February 10-11, 2024

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad • Durango, CO

Event Description

Join the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad for an unforgettable winter photography adventure aboard their historic trains! Unlike regular excursion trains, their Photographer Special Trains allow you to de-board at pre-determined locations both northbound and southbound to experience and photograph the majesty of the winter landscape in the San Juan Mountains. This will be a trip where you'll make lifelong memories!

This will be a Durango & Silverton excursion with multiple run-by opportunities on both the northbound and southbound legs of the journey. The locomotive used will be either #493 or #482, and consist will include ADA/213, Concession, Prospector, Yankee Girl, Knight Sky, and Alamosa. Passengers will de-board at pre-determined locations along the route for run-bys of the train.

Night Photography Shoot: 2/10/2024
  • Earliest Guest Arrival: 6:00PM
  • Orientation: 6:15PM
  • Photo session begins 6:30PM
  • Photo session ends: 8:15PM
  • Latest Guest Exit: 9:00PM
Winter Photography Special: 2/11/2024
  • Durango Departure: 8:00AM
  • Casacade (Lunch): 12:15PM
  • Cascade Departure 12:40PM
  • Photo Train will travel north of Cascade only as far as practical to do so.
  • Durango Arrival: 5:30PM

This Photo Special includes lunch and water/soda. Guests with dietary restrictions are strongly encouraged to bring their own lunch.

Important Note: You MUST have booked a seat on the Photo Special to participate in the Night Photography sessions. If there are any spaces available 24 hours before the Night Photo Shoot, they will go up for sale to the general public.

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