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Eureka!
Images of an operational, 1875-vintage, wood-burning, narrow-gauge 4-4-0
Photo Album By: Kevin Madore
 
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Photo ID: 406897

The Fraternal Order of Wood Lobbers. That's the unofficial moniker that one crewman used to describe the team that runs Eureka & Palisade #4. Here, the F.O.W.L. can be seen doing their thi... (more)

Railroad: Eureka and Palisade
Locomotive: Steam 4-4-0
Location: Tacoma, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: EP 4
Train ID: Extra 4 South
Photo Date: August 20, 2011


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Added: Aug 21, 2012

Views: 5,511
Comments: 2

Favorited: 28

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Photo ID: 406787

Thanks for the memories!. With the conclusion of the 2012 Railfest Event in Durango today, we may well have seen the final revenue run of the iconic Eureka & Palisade #4; the last wood-burn... (more)

Railroad: Eureka and Palisade
Locomotive: Steam 4-4-0
Location: Silverton, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: EP 4
Train ID: Extra 4 North
Photo Date: August 19, 2011


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Added: Aug 20, 2012

Views: 7,857
Comments: 3

Favorited: 52

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Photo ID: 387107

Eureka on the High Bridge. A late August afternoon finds the 1875-vintage Eureka & Palisade Number 4 hauling a passenger extra across the famous High Bridge above the Animas River at Tacoma... (more)

Railroad: Eureka and Palisade
Locomotive: Steam 4-4-0
Location: Tacoma, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: EP 4
Train ID: Extra 4 South
Photo Date: August 20, 2010


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Added: Jan 17, 2012

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Views: 13,483
Comments: 8

Favorited: 78
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Photo ID: 381255

Silverton Departure. Conductor George Swift is silhouetted against a cloud of steam as he watches his Durango-bound passenger extra switch onto the main line at Silverton Depot. The power... (more)

Railroad: Eureka and Palisade
Locomotive: Steam 4-4-0
Location: Silverton , Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: EP 4
Train ID: Extra 4 South
Photo Date: August 20, 2011


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Added: Nov 16, 2011

Views: 3,547
Comments: 1

Favorited: 23
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Photo ID: 379636

Proud Nevada Native. She may have been "born" in Pennsylvania, and she might be visiting Colorado, but whenever she travels, her owner leaves no doubt as to where home is. Whenever Eureka ... (more)

Railroad: Eureka and Palisade
Locomotive: Steam 4-4-0
Location: Durango, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: EP 4
Train ID: None
Photo Date: August 20, 2011


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Added: Oct 31, 2011

Views: 7,892
Comments: 4

Favorited: 43


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Photo ID: 379514

Unlikely running mates. Denver & Rio Grande Western #315 and Eureka & Palisade #4 sit side by side at Tacoma Siding during Railfest 2010 on the Durango & Silverton. This portrait of the t... (more)

Railroad: Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-0
Location: Tacoma, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: DRGW 315
Train ID: Extra 315 South
Photo Date: August 21, 2010


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Added: Oct 30, 2011

Views: 4,960
Comments: 1

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Photo ID: 376910

Eureka shines in the Blue Hour. The beautifully ornate Eureka & Palisade #4 shows off her colors at the Silverton, Colorado depot as the blue hour comes to a close. Locomotive courtesy of... (more)

Railroad: Eureka and Palisade
Locomotive: Steam 4-4-0
Location: Silverton, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: EP 4
Train ID: None
Photo Date: August 19, 2011


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Added: Oct 03, 2011

Views: 4,825
Comments: 3

Favorited: 34
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Photo ID: 374236

Eureka on the shelf. With former D&S Engineer Monty Caudle on the throttle, Eureka & Palisade #4 hauls her passenger extra across the rock shelf above Elbert Creek toward nearby Rockwood St... (more)

Railroad: Eureka and Palisade
Locomotive: Steam 4-4-0
Location: Rockwood, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: EP 4
Train ID: Extra 4 North
Photo Date: August 19, 2011


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Added: Sep 07, 2011

Views: 6,651
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Favorited: 26
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Photo ID: 373533

Lobbin' wood. With their locomotive in the hole on the Elk Park Wye, the crew of Eureka & Palisade #4 forms the traditional wood line to take on fuel. Although she is just a 22-tonner, the... (more)

Railroad: Eureka and Palisade
Locomotive: Steam 4-4-0
Location: Elk Park, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: EP 4
Train ID: Extra 4 South
Photo Date: August 20, 2011


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Added: Aug 29, 2011

Views: 5,530
Comments: 3

Favorited: 28
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Photo ID: 373058

Crossing the Rio Animas. Eureka & Palisade #4 leaves the dusty mining town of Silverton, Colorado behind her as she crosses the Animas River to begin her southbound journey to Durango. Th... (more)

Railroad: Eureka and Palisade
Locomotive: Steam 4-4-0
Location: Silverton, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: EP 4
Train ID: Extra 4 South
Photo Date: August 20, 2011


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Added: Aug 25, 2011

People's Choice 3

Views: 11,946
Comments: 7

Favorited: 81


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Photo ID: 372810

The Omen. Day 2 of the Durango & Silverton's annual Railfest dawned mostly cloudy and the weather just went downhill from there. When Eureka & Palisade #4 arrived in Silverton around 5 PM,... (more)

Railroad: Eureka and Palisade
Locomotive: Steam 4-4-0
Location: Silverton, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: EP 4
Train ID: Extra 4 South
Photo Date: August 19, 2011


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Added: Aug 23, 2011

People's Choice 1

Views: 15,810
Comments: 19

Favorited: 127

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Photo ID: 370844

Early riser. Engineer Dan Markoff, clad in his signature black derby and leather vest, leans out the cab window of his beautiful "Eureka" as he takes a passenger extra west to Cascade just ... (more)

Railroad: Eureka and Palisade
Locomotive: Steam 4-4-0
Location: Durango, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: EP 4
Train ID: Passenger Extra 4
Photo Date: August 22, 2010


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Added: Aug 03, 2011

Views: 6,655
Comments: 0

Favorited: 29
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Photo ID: 357900

The last of the breed. Our American way of life was built by these machines. They were the first creations of the hands of man that could move at will under their own power. They helped... (more)

Railroad: Eureka and Palisade
Locomotive: Steam 4-4-0
Location: Durango, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: EP 4
Train ID: Extra 4 South
Photo Date: August 20, 2010


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Added: Mar 22, 2011

Views: 6,492
Comments: 0

Favorited: 23
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Photo ID: 347924

Eureka! There are but a handful of 19th Century, wood-burning 4-4-0 Americans left in existence. Most are stuffed and mounted in museums, but a few are still considered "runners". Nearly ... (more)

Railroad: Eureka and Palisade
Locomotive: Steam 4-4-0
Location: Tacoma, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: EP 4
Train ID: Extra 4 North
Photo Date: August 20, 2010


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Added: Dec 08, 2010

Views: 4,802
Comments: 1

Favorited: 28
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Photo ID: 336432

There is only one narrow gauge, wood-burning, 4-4-0 American that is still operational, and she is depicted here on the DSNG, crossing the High Bridge at Tacoma on a northbound run to Casca... (more)

Railroad: Eureka and Palisade
Locomotive: Steam 4-4-0
Location: Tacoma, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: EP 4
Train ID: Passenger Extra 4
Photo Date: August 20, 2010


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By: Kevin Madore

Added: Sep 01, 2010

Views: 8,718
Comments: 4

Favorited: 45
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