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..)
» Whitehead Gulch (MP 491.95) (more..)
» Silverton, Colorado, USA (more..)
» September 26, 2009
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» DSNG 473 (more..)
» Fall Photo Train (more..)
» Kevin Madore (more..)
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Steamscape: Whitehead Gulch. One of the most challenging, yet spectacular photo locations on the old D&RGW Silverton Line is this little spot at MP 491.95, about 5 miles south of Silverton. Known as Whitehead Gulch, this is the location where Whitehead Creek empties into the Animas River. This spot is almost always backlit when the train arrives here, making both the exposure and the edit a bit tricky. In this 2009 scene, Locomotive #473, a K-28 "Sports Model" executes a firebox blow-down as she continues her northbound trek with a passenger consist at the height of fall colors season.
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