RailPictures.Net Photo: DRGW 3129 Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad EMD GP40-2 at Plainview, Colorado by Steve Patterson
 
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» Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad (more..)
» EMD GP40-2 (more..)
» Unknown
» Plainview, Colorado, USA (more..)
» October 14, 1986
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» DRGW 3129 (more..)
» Unknown
» Steve Patterson (more..)
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Through the last of three tunnels of 25 of them within a 10-mile stretch of track, at the Flatirons rock formations D&RGW’s 3129 East has 25 more miles to reach Denver, 1500-ft. lower in elevation than here. This is the east end of the popular “Tunnel District” where David Moffat’s Chief Engineer Horace Sumner painstakingly blasted that many tunnels — the most in the shortest distance on any railroad.
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