RailPictures.Net Photo: DRGW 5343 Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad EMD SD40T-2 at Minturn, Colorado by Chris Nuthall
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» Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad (more..)
» EMD SD40T-2 (more..)
» Minturn - Belden 
» Minturn, Colorado, USA (more..)
» July 11, 1981
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
» DRGW 5343 (more..)
» DRGW #790 (more..)
» Chris Nuthall (more..)
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Dwarfed by the surrounding mountains, 5343, 5370, 5392, 5333 and 5325 slowly make their way out of Minturn towards Tennessee Pass in July 1981. In the distance the two sets of helpers can be detected by the smudge on the landscape. This one hundred car eastbound coal train (#790) had nine GP swing helpers and three SD helpers ahead of the caboose - giving a total of 17 locomotives with 55,300 hp for 13,500 tons!
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