on a warm Wednesday afternoon, Denver & Rio Grande Western 346 sits steamed up outside the roundhouse at the CRRM.
On March 27, 1966, CB&Q and D&RGW are pooling motive power west of Denver, which accounts for the presence of Q 953, a GP30 leading an all-GP30 consist, climbing into the Rockies at a location ass... (more)
D&RGW 487 West drifts downgrade at Dalton, NM with 13 cars and a caboose bound for Chama Yard with a heavy cut of loaded livestock on the head end. The train crews primary concern now is controll... (more)
On board of the D&RGW Zephyr.
Comment of a member contact: Location is West bound (D&RGW #17) exiting the Webster Hill cut-out, just West of Rifle Colo. That's Mount Callahan, on the left side of... (more)
Two Colorado icons that just go together: narrow gauge steam and Coors beer.
Always be prepared.You never know what you might run
into while near the tracks.Never made it to that part of the country where these things were common however
on this Sunday morning on my way ... (more)
Welcoming visitors to the museum is 491 and a boxcar from Coors across the street...
Unusual visitor to these parts.
The Sword of Damocles had fallen on the SP a month before but few outward changes were visible as Rio Grande Tunnel Motor #5365 races Eastward thru the community of Lockwood, just East of Sparks. ... (more)
Westbound manifest at the first crossing of the Truckee River out of Reno. Four different locomotives DRGW 3084 GP40;SP 7564 SD45; SSW 7788 B30-7;SP 8377 SD40T2. Four axle units were never common ... (more)
An independent SP will soon disappear. You have been waiting all afternoon for a final shot of Russell red and gray. The sun is getting low. Finally you hear a hard working westbound. And what... (more)