RailPictures.Net Photo: DRGW 5343 Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad EMD SD40T-2 at Leadville, Colorado by Chris Nuthall
 
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Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad (more..)
EMD SD40T-2 (more..)
Tennessee Pass (more..)
Leadville, Colorado, USA (more..)
July 11, 1981
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DRGW 5343 (more..)
DRGW 790 (more..)
Chris Nuthall (more..)
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Rio Grime! 5343, 5370, 5392, 5333 and 5325 slowly exit the tunnel at Tennessee Pass followed by a pall of choking black exhaust in July 1981. This monster one hundred car eastbound coal train (#790) had a further nine GP swing helpers and another three SD helpers ahead of the caboose - giving a total of 17 locomotives with 55,300 hp for 13,500 tons!
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