Photo from the 1980s.
In 1987, the D&RGW planted this billboard in the Salt Lake Valley along their Denver-Salt Lake City mainline. The hand painted ad was created on 17 sheets of plywood and mounted to the metal frame... (more)
With a stunning Colorado sky, after the passing of an afternoon summer storm, 5408, 5341, 5351 and 5386 sit under the sanding tower in Phippsburg Yard in June 1981 after bringing in a coal train f... (more)
Almost twenty nine years ago, to the day, a piece of bright invades an otherwise dull and overcast day as 5408, 5315, 3046 and 3110 bring a westbound freight to a halt for a crew change at Minturn... (more)
DRGW 5408 leads Mopac 6010, 6006, 6036 and 6050 through Grand Valley with an eastbound coal from Cameo, near Grand Junction, in August 1985.
In the early stages of its trek east, DRGW 5408 leads Mopac/UP liveried 6010 6006 6036 and 6050 on #788 coal from Cameo at De Beque in August 1985.
A convenient burst of sunshine illuminates #788 coal from Cameo as it approaches Dowd (road) Junction, just before Minturn, behind the colourful line up of 5408 and Mopac/UP 6010 6006 6036 and 605... (more)
Pueblo bound #788 coal from Cameo, near Grand Junction, is not far into its journey as it roars through Silt behind D&RGW 5408 leading former Mopac SD40-2 6010, 6006, 6036 and 6050 in August 1985.
Eastbound #788 coal from Cameo, near Grand Junction slows through New Castle, just west of Glenwood Springs, for a cross with the westbound Californian Zephyr at nearby Chacra in August 1985. On t... (more)
Eastbound coal #788 from nearby Cameo mine follows the Colorado River through De Beque Canyon, east of Grand Junction, behind 5408 and Missouri Pacific 6010 6006 6036 6050 with out of picture help... (more)