Fall & Winter Mingle at the Tank
Fall color mingles with Winter at the water tank. Rio Grande Southern 20 is just lifting off with a flurry of steam among the snow flurries.
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Legends unit at the Colorado Railroad Museum to operate a living legend RGS 20.
Snow, steam, Fall color, and RGS 20
A superb blessing of early snow and wintery weather helped mellow the forest fires of northern Colorado and bless those of us who worship t... (more)
Legends in the Snow
A superb blessing of early snow and wintery weather helped mellow the forest fires of northern Colorado and bless those of us who worship the steam and ste... (more)
The Colorado Railroad Museum's newest addition to their fleet of operating steam locomotives, Rio Grande Southern #20 (4-6-0), backs up to the water tower on the museum grounds.
At the end of a long day running the newly restored Rio Grande Southern #20 (4-6-0) and giving rides to hundreds, the team at the Colorado Railroad Museum provide a little human power to repositio... (more)
RGS #20 does a blow-down on the turntable. Note the awkward position the fireman is in in the tight deckless cab. The valve is NOT in an ergonomically friendly location. From the Trains magazin... (more)
Beauty and the Geese Beautiful 10-wheeler RGS #20 poses in all of its newly restored glory between two of its long time "Galloping Goose" workmates - Work Goose #6 and Goose #7 w... (more)
The return of Rio Grande Southern #20 on the Trains Magazine with Jim Wrinn and the Colorado Railroad Museum photo spectacular Aug 1st was a sell out exciting an... (more)
Celebrating history The February 1942 issue of Trains magazine featured a photo by William (Bill) Moedinger Jr. of the #20 which became one of the most iconic photos of the Rio Grande Sout... (more)
Switching at "No Agua" Rio Grande Southern #20's coming out party was a great success. Here we see #20 backing down to couple to a short freight at "No Agua" tank duri... (more)
Rio Grande Southern #20 (Schenectady Locomotive Works 4-6-0) gets a load of water and the crew work out the final details on today's opening run at the Colorado Railroad Museum.
Rio Grande Southern #20 lives! The sun has almost set behind the mesa as Rio Grande Southern #20 takes on water at "No Agua" at the Colorado RR Museum. It's August 1st 2020 as #2... (more)
Old workmates back together... Goose #7 sits proudly next to Rio Grande Southern #20 and its even prouder crew. From a Trains Magazine photo shoot at the Colorado RR Museum celebrating the ... (more)
The caboose is connected and its time for the engineer to mount up and take the Rio Grande Southern #20 (4-6-0) to the Colorado Railroad Museum station for the morning's first passenger trip. The... (more)