RailPictures.Net Photo: DRGW 478 Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Steam 2-8-2 at Tacoma, Colorado by Kevin Madore
 
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Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad (more..)
Steam 2-8-2 (more..)
Tank Creek (MP 474.5) (more..)
Tacoma, Colorado, USA (more..)
February 22, 2011
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DRGW 478 (more..)
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Eastbound Silverton Mixed. A D&RGW K-28 leads a mixed freight along the icy Animas River, on the eastbound run from Silverton to Durango. This train has just taken water at a location known as "Tank Creek" Historically, a D&RGW wooden water tank occupied the site just about 150 yards behind this train. Although that tank was removed in 1966, it was replaced with a steel tank and this location continues to be a water stop for the tourist trains on today's Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad.
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