RailPictures.Net Photo: DRGW 494 Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Steam 2-8-2 at Chama, New Mexico by John West
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Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad (more..)
Steam 2-8-2 (more..)
Chama (more..)
Chama, New Mexico, USA (more..)
December, 1961
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DRGW 494 (more..)
John West (more..)
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Amazing pictures - part 2

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Beautiful scenery, steam locomotives... all inspiring pictures.
Steam in service

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Colorado Narrow Gauge

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Rio Grande Narrow Gauge in the 60's

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The DRGW narrow gauge was the last major steam operation in the U.S. The climb over 10,000 foot Cumbres pass was spectacular, with two engines handling 70 car trains. Hopefully these images convey some of the drama of mountain steam railroading.
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