RailPictures.Net Photo: DRGW 488 Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Steam 2-8-2 at Chama, Colorado by John West
 
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Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad (more..)
Steam 2-8-2 (more..)
Cumbres Pass (more..)
Chama, Colorado, USA (more..)
September, 1964
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DRGW 488 (more..)
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John West (more..)
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The 488 has helped a long freight up the hill from Antonito, and now waits to drift down the 4 percent to Chama.
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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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