RailPictures.Net Photo: DRGW 25 Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Railroad Slug at South Salt Lake, Utah by James Belmont
 
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Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad (more..)
Railroad Slug (more..)
Roper Yard, D&RGW Subdivision 6 (more..)
South Salt Lake, Utah, USA (more..)
August 06, 1976
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DRGW 25 (more..)
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James Belmont (more..)
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DRGW 25 is a railroad slug, built from the remains of Baldwin VO660 No. 68 in 1953. It was initially mated with DRGW Fairbanks Morse H-15-44s No. 151/152 and utilized at the Grand Junction, Colorado hump yard. After the H-15-44s were retired, it worked with SW1200 No. 130 at Grand Junction but was retired from service on Sept. 15, 1971. Forgotten and forlorn, the 25 was photographed at Roper Yard in South Salt Lake on Aug. 6, 1976. By 1978, it would meet the scrappers torch in Salt Lake City.
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