RailPictures.Net Photo: SLRG 455 San Luis & Rio Grande EMD F40M-2 at LaVeta, Colorado by Michael Derrick
 
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» San Luis & Rio Grande (more..)
» EMD F40M-2 (more..)
» LaVeta siding 
» LaVeta, Colorado, USA (more..)
» September 24, 2006
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
» SLRG 455 (more..)
» LaVeta Turn (more..)
» Michael Derrick (more..)
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I always wanted to photograph one of these F40M-2s as soon as I saw photos of one as they were delivered to the Canadian American Railroad, an Iron Roads shortline whose hard luck story was just a step above Iowa Pacific (basically just take away the passenger trains and vintage equipment). Iron Roads was bankrupt and gone before I could get a photo of one of these units, but fate would have it that I would come across one in Colorado. The crews weren't big fans of these. When I expressed my like for them to the GM, he replied "We'll send you home with a couple."
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A compilation of DRGW's La Veta Pass route to the San Luis Valley now operated by the SLRG. With Rio Grande Scenic passenger operations coming to a close in 2019, the Alamosa sub is once again freight-only, as reflected here.
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