RailPictures.Net Photo: DRGW 478 Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Steam 2-8-2 at Tacoma, Colorado by Kevin Madore
 
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Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad (more..)
Steam 2-8-2 (more..)
Tank Creek (MP 474.5) (more..)
Tacoma, Colorado, USA (more..)
February 21, 2011
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DRGW 478 (more..)
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Kevin Madore (more..)
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Just another pretty day on the Silverton Branch. A Denver & Rio Grande Western Express Passenger Train departs the water stop at Tank Creek and highballs south toward Rockwood, Colorado on a brilliant winter afternoon. This is one of many beautiful scenes planned and executed by Willow Creek Productions and the crew of the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad on a 2-day charter. The photo spots were beautiful, the timing was impeccable, the execution superb and the sunshine wall-to-wall. Dave Gross and the D&S Team not only hit a home run with this event, they literally tore the cover off the ball!
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