RailPictures.Net Photo: DRGW 491 Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Steam 2-8-2 at Golden, Colorado by Craig Walker
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» Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad (more..)
» Steam 2-8-2 (more..)
» Colorado Railroad Museum 
» Golden, Colorado, USA (more..)
» April 01, 2022
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» DRGW 491 (more..)
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» Craig Walker (more..)
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All steamed up and nowhere to go ... yet. Former Rio Grande K-37 2-8-2 491 is all steamed up on Friday for a recording session that will occur on Monday. This locomotive was built by Baldwin Locomotive Works as Denver & Rio Grande Western 1126, a standard-gauge Class 190 2-8-0. In 1924 many of these were reclassed (to C-41) and renumbered DRGW 1026. In 1928, the railroad rebuild the standard-gauge C-41 Consolidations into a narrow-gauge Mikado, with an outside frame (as on the Rio Grande's other narrow-gauge K-class 2-8-2s). Now a part of the Colorado Railroad Museum's collection, these K-37s were the largest narrow-gauge locomotives in the Rio Grande's roster. (Golden, Colorado – April 1, 2022)
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