RailPictures.Net Photo: DRGW 463 Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Steam 2-8-2 at Toltec, New Mexico by Kevin Madore
 
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» Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad (more..)
» Steam 2-8-2 (more..)
» Near MP 309 
» Toltec, New Mexico, USA (more..)
» October 03, 2015
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» DRGW 463 (more..)
» Work Extra 463 West (more..)
» Kevin Madore (more..)
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MOW Gray. D&RGW Mudhen #463 hugs the contours of the hilly terrain around Milepost 309 as she hauls a heavy Maintenance of Way train westbound toward Osier, Colorado. Behind the 463 today are the staples of the company maintenance fleet, including Piledriver OB and Derrick OP, as well as a tool car, a rail & tie car, a cook car, an outfit/bunk car and a caboose. The D&RGW's MOW machines such as the Pile Driver and Derrick carry special, two-letter designations, beginning with the letter "O" instead of numbers. All of the rolling stock but the caboose on this train are painted the light gray color that the D&RGW favored for its dedicated MOW equipment in its later years.
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