A miner's river

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    The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad travels 45 miles each way along the Animas River from Durango to Silverton, an old mining town high in the San Juan Mountains. The Animas River is one of the last free-flowing rivers in the western United States and cuts through some of Colorado's most striking canyon scenery. The train crosses the river five times on its journey. Closer to Silverton, you can see the rocks along the sides of the river are discolored yellow and orange. This is from contaminants of the mining operations there.

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    1. funnyvalentine 36 months ago | reply

      Perfect pic...great colors and composition...definitely a favorite

    2. ~RichArtpix~ 36 months ago | reply

      absolutely fantastic........what an amazing location, and the colors of this train are magical

    3. Gabriel.Lascu 36 months ago | reply

      Excellent dynamic color range in your shot - very nice photo-stream Rozanne !

    4. FreeSpirit5 36 months ago | reply

      stunning image and setting, you have some amazing photos!!
      good to see you again

    5. Martin Kühn 36 months ago | reply

      This is awesome... i see this in Explore!
      Congratulations!!!

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      Via Explore for 1st May 2011 at #133 on Fluidr

    6. thethi (don't like the new layout) 35 months ago | reply

      Great shot!

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    7. S&A Mishra 35 months ago | reply

      This is an excellent composition.

    8. colinmckee 35 months ago | reply

      stunning shot

    9. chasingthelight10 33 months ago | reply

      Talk about great leading lines....train and river take us on a journey to the distant mountain. Compelling shot.

    10. John Carey . 33 months ago | reply

      Very nice capture

    11. phikapphil 32 months ago | reply

      I took a similar shot going the other way! Your's looks great.

    12. Jocey K 29 months ago | reply

      A wonderful shot ~ the colours are just lovely ~~~

    13. GT Photo 27 months ago | reply

      Fantastic colour and clarity, wonderful capture!!!

    14. BPham Photography 26 months ago | reply

      Awesome composition and colors, can't be topped!

    15. Romeo Heger 12 months ago | reply

      incredible scenery - love it! fantastic light exposure!

    16. cowlishaw 11 months ago | reply

      Incredible you can take some fantastic photos

    17. Caren Mack Photography 6 months ago | reply

      Nice angle & colors.

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