RailPictures.Net Photo: DRGW 3128 Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad EMD GP40-2 at Vail, Colorado by Chris Nuthall
 
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Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad (more..)
EMD GP40-2 (more..)
Minturn (more..)
Vail, Colorado, USA (more..)
December 26, 1981
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
DRGW 3128 (more..)
#788 (more..)
Chris Nuthall (more..)
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In less than ideal weather conditions for photography and railroading, no less than 10 helpers cut into eastbound coal #788 at Minturn in late December 1981. The train departed almost on dusk with five SD40T-2s on the point, the ten helpers (3128 3110 3016 3099 3073 3124 3113 3101 3013 3121) and another three tunnel motors in the swing, a total of 52,500 hp for 100 cars.
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