C.w. MccallThe Silverton

She was born one mornin' on a Sun Juan summer back in 18-an'-80-an'-1 She was a beautiful daughter of the D & rg and she weighed about a thousand ton Well it's a 45 mile thru the Animas Canyon so they set her on the narrow-guage She drunk a whole lotta water and she ate a lotta coal And they called her the Silverton (Silverton Train) (Here comes the Silverton up from Durango Here come the Silverton a shovelin' coal Here comes the Silverton up from the canyon See the smoke and hear the whistle blow) Well now listen to the whistle in the rockwood cut on the high line to Silverton Town And you're gonna get a shiver when you check out the river Which is four hundred feet straight down Take on some water and the Needleton tank and then I struggle up a two-five grade And by the time you get your hide past the snowshed slide You've had a ride on the Silverton (Silverton Train) (Here comes the Silverton... [ strings ] (Here comes the Silverton... Now down by the station early in the mornin' there's a whole lotta people in line And they all got a ticket on the train to yesterday and it's a gonna leave on time Well it's a 45 mile thru the Animas Canyon so they set her on the narrow-guage She takes a whole lotta water and she ate a lotta coal And they called her the Silverton (Silverton Train) (Here comes the Silverton... (Here comes the Silverton...
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