RailPictures.Net Photo: DSNG 473 Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Steam 2-8-2 at Silverton, Colorado by Kevin Madore
 
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Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad (more..)
Steam 2-8-2 (more..)
Animas River Timber Bridge (MP 495.25) (more..)
Silverton, Colorado, USA (more..)
August 23, 2010
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DSNG 473 (more..)
Passenger Extra 473 (more..)
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Going green. Well known for their highly-publicized efforts to reduce coal smoke emissions in downtown Durango, the D&S recently decided to "go green" in a different way with one of their locomotives and a string of coaches. For Railfest 2010, one RPO car (a concession car in disguise) and three coaches were painted "Pullman Green" to resemble a classic Denver & Rio Grande Western passenger consist. Even their lone operable K-28 had her boiler jacket painted green. That unique trainset is seen here, coasting across the Animas Timber Bridge south of Silverton under a threatening sky. All four of the cars pictured are expected to remain green for several more months. They will be used for the Fall Photo Specials, as well as a couple of private charters that are planned. Here's hoping the D&S folks will elect to leave them that way. Together with collections of cars that are Grande Gold, and Tuscan Red, the D&S will be able to field some very colorful special trains.
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