Rio Grande No. 169, an 1883 Baldwin 4-6-0, is undergoing slow restoration inside the train pavilion at Cole Park in Alamosa. The tender is finished, and attention has turned to the locomotive its... (more)
A westbound train on the Belt Line crosses the South Platte River on its way to North Yard.
Rio Grande 346 steams towards the loading platform with an early afternoon run at Golden, Colo.
Rio Grande 318 is exhibited at the Colorado Railroad Museum, looking for all the world like a dry match, some good coal, and a boiler full of water would bring it back to life again. It ran - bri... (more)
D&RGW 346 passes Colorado Central 40 during a trip around the loop at Golden.
D&RGW 346 pauses at No Agua Tank at the start of the day.
D&RGW 346 backs past West Side Lumber Company Shay 12 on the loop track at the Colorado Railroad Museum
D&RGW 346 speeds around the loop at the Colorado Railroad Museum with an afternoon passenger train
Lifting the Ridgway Spark Arrestor into place on D&RGW 2-8-0 No. 346
Rio Grande 346 takes a spin on the turntable at Golden. The 1881 Consolidation currently appears as it did in the mid-1930s when leased to Colorado & Southern - the C&S Ridgway "Beartrap&quo... (more)
Westbound SP train exiting tunnel 5 on Tehachapi Pass near Bealville
After helping a coal train reach Soldier Summit, a quartet of Rio Grande tunnel motors (DRGW 5341, 5353, 5396, 5405) return to Helper Yard on a sunny Feb. 28, 1998 afternoon.
Photo from the 1980s.
A mix of first and second generation diesels await assignment at Rio Grande's Roper Diesel Shop in South Salt Lake on April 16, 1976.
After dropping off a train of coal empties at Valley Camp, the Pleasant Valley Local passes Scofield Dam on its return to Helper Yard.