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Photo ID: 661112

Today, Colorado’s Minturn yard sits empty, rusty and forlorn. No longer do crews cut in helpers for the arduous climb up the steep 3 percent grades of Tennessee Pass. The sand tower is now gone an... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: none
Location: Minturn, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: n/a
Train ID: n/a
Photo Date: June 04, 2018


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: Jun 14, 2018

Views: 10,238
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Photo ID: 589195

The rail yards in Minturn, Colorado have been quiet since 1997, which is the year that the Tennessee Pass line was shut down by the Union Pacific. The rail yards began in 1887 when the Denver and... (more)

Railroad: Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Locomotive: SD40T-2
Location: Minturn, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 26, 2013


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By: BUFFIE

Added: Sep 15, 2016

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Photo ID: 476394

An eastbound loaded coal train pauses briefly at Minturn on a clear summer morning. The train will add helpers which will assist in assaulting the 3% grade to the summit at Tennessee Pass.

Railroad: Southern Pacific Railroad
Locomotive: GE C44-9W (Dash 9-44CW)
Location: Minturn, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: SP 8136
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 16, 1997


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By: Robert Pisani

Added: Apr 04, 2014

Views: 2,685
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Photo ID: 476389

A short Hutchinson, KS to Oakland, CA freight passes the signal at the east end of Minturn siding. Chasing this afternoon westbound was the perfect way to end a day of railfanning Tennessee Pass ... (more)

Railroad: Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD40T-2
Location: Minturn, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: DRGW 5379
Train ID: UP AHNOA-15
Photo Date: July 17, 1997


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By: Robert Pisani

Added: Apr 03, 2014

Views: 6,689
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Photo ID: 476148

In the last months of Union Pacific's operation of Tennessee Pass, a quartet of SP AC4400s rest in the yard at Minturn, awaiting their turn to assist another eastbound over the pass.

Railroad: Southern Pacific Railroad
Locomotive: GE AC4400CW
Location: Minturn, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: SP 172
Train ID: unassigned
Photo Date: July 16, 1997


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By: Robert Pisani

Added: Apr 02, 2014

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Photo ID: 462941

Rio Grande's compact maintenance facility at Minturn, Colorado. D&RGW 8000 gallon tank car AX-5223 was built by General American Tank Car for Continental Oil in August 1921.

Railroad: Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Locomotive: Unknown
Location: Minturn, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: DRGW AX-5223 MWM
Train ID: Unassigned
Photo Date: August 15, 1992


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By: James Belmont

Added: Dec 20, 2013

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Photo ID: 462460

Borded up and abandoned, Rio Grande's sturdy depot at Minturn awaits an uncertain future in the Colorado Rockies.

Railroad: Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Locomotive: Unknown
Location: Minturn, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 15, 1992


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By: James Belmont

Added: Dec 16, 2013

Views: 3,110
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Photo ID: 365940

An eastbound freight behind 5379, 3041 and 5322 slides slowly into Minturn Yard to await the addition of helpers for the climb to Tennessee Pass in September 1981. During all my travels over the D... (more)

Railroad: Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD40T-2
Location: Minturn, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: DRGW 5379
Train ID: DRGW #148
Photo Date: September 26, 1981


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By: Chris Nuthall

Added: Jun 13, 2011

Views: 5,290
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Favorited: 27

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Photo ID: 365733

The first GP40-2 on the D&RGW roster, 3094, switches a short works train in Minturn Yard in November 1981

Railroad: Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD GP40-2
Location: Minturn, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: DRGW 3094
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 27, 1981


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By: Chris Nuthall

Added: Jun 11, 2011

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Photo ID: 365651

Fall in the Rockies - a cloudless day greets helpers GP40 3093, GP35s 3047 and 3050 and SD40T-2s 5387 and 5393 and they wait for the next eastbound at Minturn nearly 30 years ago.

Railroad: Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD GP40
Location: Minturn, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: DRGW 3093
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 26, 1981


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By: Chris Nuthall

Added: Jun 10, 2011

Views: 2,887
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Favorited: 17

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Photo ID: 348897

Visiting CN GP40-2 equivalents (GF-430c) join locals 3077 and 3055 at Minturn for creep control evaluation tests in September 1981.

Railroad: Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD GP40
Location: Minturn, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: DRGW 3077
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 06, 1981


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By: Chris Nuthall

Added: Dec 18, 2010

Views: 2,710
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Photo ID: 347465

Four GP30s, three GP40s and a GP40-2 make up the helper unit in between turns at Minturn in February 1982 - 3001, 3117, 3025, 3059, 3051, 3021, 3060 and 3002. GP30 3025 was wrecked at the Parshall... (more)

Railroad: Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD GP30
Location: Minturn, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: DRGW 3001
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 06, 1982


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By: Chris Nuthall

Added: Dec 04, 2010

Views: 4,666
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Photo ID: 346684

Showing the fine lines of the SD40T-2 variant, the last two of the D&RGW roster 5413 and 5412, along with GP35 3039 await the attachment of helpers in Minturn Yard with eastbound #36 in December ... (more)

Railroad: Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD40T-2
Location: Minturn, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: DRGW 5413
Train ID: DRGW #36
Photo Date: December 12, 1981


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By: Chris Nuthall

Added: Nov 27, 2010

Views: 3,482
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Photo ID: 346680

Six helper units wait for the their train to be split in Minturn Yard before assuming their position in December 1981. Units in question are 3094, 3065, 3048, 3080, 3057 and 3116.

Railroad: Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD GP40-2
Location: Minturn, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: DRGW 3094
Train ID: DRGW #36
Photo Date: December 05, 1981


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By: Chris Nuthall

Added: Nov 26, 2010

Views: 2,514
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Photo ID: 342547

Almost twenty nine years ago, to the day, a piece of bright invades an otherwise dull and overcast day as 5408, 5315, 3046 and 3110 bring a westbound freight to a halt for a crew change at Minturn... (more)

Railroad: Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD40T-2
Location: Minturn, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: DRGW 5408
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 29, 1981


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By: Chris Nuthall

Added: Oct 23, 2010

Views: 3,007
Comments: 2

Favorited: 26
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