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Narrow gauge in America
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Photo ID: 193341

A westbound freight starts its long slow climb to 10,000-foot Cumbres pass on a cold December day. This train had been preceeded by a flanger and spreader train to clear the way.

Railroad: Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-2
Location: Antonito, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December, 1961


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By: John West

Added: Jul 12, 2007

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Photo ID: 179154

Mechanical problems with #492 had caused a significant delay and with, the last rays of sunlight, Rio Grand K37 #492 and K36 #484 are stepping along on the newest narrow gauge track on the system.... (more)

Railroad: Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-2
Location: Arboles, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: DRGW 492
Train ID: Eastbound Freight
Photo Date: August, 1965


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By: Drew Jacksich

Added: Mar 12, 2007

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Photo ID: 178540

Being readied for a trip East to Chama, Rio Grande K-37 #492 is on the turntable in front of the Durango Roundhouse. This roundhouse was later destroyed by fire and #492 awaits restoration by the ... (more)

Railroad: Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-2
Location: Durango, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: DRGW 492
Train ID: N/A
Photo Date: August, 1965


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By: Drew Jacksich

Added: Mar 08, 2007

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Photo ID: 160702

A brake club was used to set handbrakes during this era of railroading.

Railroad: Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-2
Location: Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: D&RGW 487
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 16, 1962


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By: Frank S Novak

Added: Oct 06, 2006

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Photo ID: 160034

Railroad: Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-2
Location: Silverton, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: DSNG 473
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 30, 2006


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By: Mike

Added: Oct 01, 2006

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Photo ID: 159457

Durango had a classic small railroad terminal. Then the Colorado highway department decided they needed the industrial area in the background and the yard area in the foreground for new highway c... (more)

Railroad: Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Locomotive: None
Location: Durango, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September, 1965


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By: John West

Added: Sep 25, 2006

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Photo ID: 151607

A Greg Scholl organized chartered freight.

Railroad: C&TS
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-2
Location: Chama, New Mexico, USA
Locomotive #: CTS 488
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May, 1993


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By: John West

Added: Jul 17, 2006

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Photo ID: 147164

Heading west from Chama. The helper had run ahead light to Gato where it would wait for the 487 and its train. The two engines would then doublehead for the climb from Gato to near Falfa, where ... (more)

Railroad: Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-2
Location: Chama, New Mexico, USA
Locomotive #: DRGW 487
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September, 1964


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By: John West

Added: Jun 12, 2006

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Photo ID: 145040

Heading west for Cumbres from Antonito. A flanger and spreader train is clearing the line ahead of them. The rear of the train can be seen Railroad: Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-2
Location: Antonito, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December, 1961



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By: John West

Added: May 23, 2006

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Photo ID: 144986

A fresh snow covers the San Luis Valley as this DRGW ng. freight heads south from Alamosa on the three rail branch to Antonito. At Antonito the helper will be cut into the train for the climb to ... (more)

Railroad: Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-2
Location: Alamosa, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: DRGW 480
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December, 1961


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By: John West

Added: May 22, 2006

Views: 8,965
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Photo ID: 144357

A former US Navy locomotive built in 9/44 for the USN "District Rail Transportation Coordinator" in Oahu handles excursion duties for the Hawaiian Railway Museum. This locomotive has spent its ent... (more)

Railroad: Hawaiian Railway
Locomotive: Whitcomb 45 Ton
Location: Kahe Point, Oahu, Hawaii, USA
Locomotive #: HR 423
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 07, 2006


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By: Robert Pisani

Added: May 15, 2006

Views: 2,725
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Photo ID: 144356

A Hawaiian Railway excursion runs along the Pacific Ocean near the present-day end of the line at Kihe Point. Crewmembers ride the walkways to provide flag protection at grade crossings along the... (more)

Railroad: Hawaiian Railway
Locomotive: Whitcomb 45 Ton
Location: Kahe Point, Oahu, Hawaii, USA
Locomotive #: HR 423
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 07, 2006


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By: Robert Pisani

Added: May 15, 2006

Views: 4,616
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Favorited: 5

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Photo ID: 143547

"Mike" 463 gets some overnight attention at Chama shed.

Railroad: Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Locomotive: K27
Location: Chama, New Mexico, USA
Locomotive #: CTS 463
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October, 1997


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By: Alan John Crotty

Added: May 07, 2006

Views: 4,560
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Photo ID: 46901

Sugar cane train converted in the tourist attraction enters the bridge on its way to Lahaina station.

Railroad: Lahaina, Kaanapali & Pacific
Locomotive: Steam 2-4-0
Location: Lahaina, Hawaii, USA
Locomotive #: LK&P 3
Train ID: Sugar Cane Train
Photo Date: December 13, 2003


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By: Crocodile

Added: Jan 20, 2004

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Photo ID: 37605

A really nice looking caboose that can be rented by small groups and towed at the end of an excursion train

Railroad: Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Locomotive: None
Location: Durango, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: D&SNG 0500
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 23, 2002


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By: Randy Moore

Added: Oct 30, 2003

Views: 3,044
Comments: 0

Favorited: 2
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