All Aboard! A Fun Review for “Diesels and Easels”

Artists team up with train for perfect picture, The Durango Herald

As the afternoon clouds burned off above Cascade Canyon on Saturday, a commanding whistle resonated through the aspen. Around the bend, across the trestle and to a chug-chug-chugging stop, the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad & Train halted in front of a wayward group of people standing haphazardly in the lonesome mountains. Not long ago, the train picked up railroad ties from the Tefft Spur Sawmill, but today, the locomotive retrieved 36 painters, photographers and historians who spent the afternoon in this remote region of the San Juan Mountains for Durango’s inaugural “Diesels and Easels” train. Read more…

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