Monthly Archives: May 2011

Man against Machine Results: Lycra Rules!

Memorial Day brings with it the excitement of the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic. In 2011, the 40th annual Memorial weekend running of the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic pitted about 2500 bicycle riders against the Durango/Silverton Narrow Gauge Train in a … Continue reading

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Durango Rocks All Year Round

“Wait a minute,” you say. “You promised us a beautiful mountain drive and we’re still in Durango.” Yes, I know. But it’s so hard to tear yourself away from Durango when there’s so much to see and do here. Did … Continue reading

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Durango – A Railroad Town

Durango’s best known attraction was also its raison d’être. The Denver & Rio Grande Railway arrived in Durango on August 5, 1881 and immediately began construction of a narrow gauge line to connect with the mining town of Silverton. It … Continue reading

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