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Durango train faces tough questions going forward

Railroad will study options to further reduce fire danger in drought years
Large water cars such as this one are used for fighting fires along the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad tracks. D&SNG Owner Al Harper says the railroad will re-evaluate its firefighting measures in light of the 416 Fire. While no official cause of the fire has been determined, Harper said extreme drought conditions pose new risks along the 45-mile route.

Durango train faces tough questions going forward

Large water cars such as this one are used for fighting fires along the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad tracks. D&SNG Owner Al Harper says the railroad will re-evaluate its firefighting measures in light of the 416 Fire. While no official cause of the fire has been determined, Harper said extreme drought conditions pose new risks along the 45-mile route.
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