Timber-Loving Care

Duane Danielson of Durango chisels a slot to connect a distance block on a timber during the restoration of a 1902 Highside Gondola car by the Durango Railroad Historical Society Wednesday in Arboles. The project, which is expected to be complete by next spring, will take several thousand man hours as estimated by George Niederauer, president of the society. Enlarge photo

SHAUN STANLEY/Durango Herald

Duane Danielson of Durango chisels a slot to connect a distance block on a timber during the restoration of a 1902 Highside Gondola car by the Durango Railroad Historical Society Wednesday in Arboles. The project, which is expected to be complete by next spring, will take several thousand man hours as estimated by George Niederauer, president of the society.