Durango was founded by the Denver & Rio Grande Railway in 1880. The railroad arrived in Durango on August 5, 1881 and construction on the line to Silverton began in the fall of the same year. By July of 1882, the tracks to Silverton were completed and the train began hauling both passengers and freight.
In poor condition, 'Castle' class 7024 'Powis Castle' is in need of attention from the fireman at Leamington Spa. The service is the 'Inter City' service from Birmingham to Paddington. Warwickshire, England. Negative scan.