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    • Durango, Colo

    • A Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company train with narrow gauge locomotive 478 stops at the yard in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. The locomotive is equipped with a wedge snow plow. Men, a truck, tracks, the depot, rock bluffs, a...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Railroad shops & yards--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Railroad snowplow locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Railroads--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.
    • [between 1950 and 1959?]
    • Durango Roundhouse

    • Steam locomotive #499 and U.S. Army diesel locomotive #4700N of the Rio Grande Raillroad are stopped at the turntable at Durango, Colorado in La Plata County. The steam engine has a snowplow attached to the front of it. Steam locomotive #497 and a...
    • Turntables (Railroads)--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Railroad roundhouses--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Railroad snowplow locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company.
    • 1955 May 15
    • Durango - narrow gauge capital of the world

    • Durango's train depot is on the Denver & Rio Grande line in La Plata County, Colorado. The clapboard building has front and side gables, chimneys, and a bay. The tracks of the railroad are in the foreground.
    • Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Railroads--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company.
    • [1953?]
    • D&RGW

    • United States Army Transportation Corps diesel locomotive 3000 and Denver and Rio Grande Western caboose #0540 are on tracks in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. Shows snow on the mountain in the distance.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Animas River (Colo. and N.M.)--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Diesel locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Railroad cabooses--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.;...
    • 1958 March
    • D&RGW

    • View of locomotives in the roundhouse in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. Locomotives are identified left to right as: Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad #495, #464 (with a pilot mounted snowplow), #463, Rio Grande Southern #42 (with a...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Railroad roundhouses--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Railroad...
    • 1951 August 5
    • D&RGW

    • Passengers stand in line at the ticket office window, to purchase tickets for the Silverton train, at the Rio Grande Western Railroad depot in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. Shows the two-story clapboard sided depot, and brick or stone...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Parking lots--Colorado--Durango--1940-1950.; Passengers--Colorado--Durango--1940-1950.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Durango--1940-1950.;...
    • 1953 September 6
    • D&RGW

    • Passengers stand on the platform and prepare to board the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Silverton mixed train in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. Shows a truck in the parking lot, utility poles and the top of a coal tower. A sign...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Passengers--Colorado--Durango--1940-1950.; Railroad passenger cars--Colorado--Durango--1940-1950.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Durango--1940-1950.;...
    • 1946 September 14
    • D&RGW, Durango, Colo.

    • Smoke rises from Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad narrow gauge locomotive 345 (2-8-0) as it moves cars from the "Silverton" train and "San Juan" train on a balloon track (reverse loop) in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. Shows the "Graden...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Flour & meal industry--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge...
    • 1950 August 7
    • D&RGW (2-8-2) 473, "painted," coming head on Durango, yd. Colo., depot

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western locomotive 473 vents smoke by the depot at Durango (La Plata County) Colorado. The locomotive has a pilot head lamp and diamond smokestack. Men and women walk by the building, a sedan automobile, railroad switch, and...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.
    • 1950 June 16
    • D&RGW (2-8-2) 473, yellow painted engine, Durango, Colo. depot

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western locomotive 473 (with coal tender) sits on the turntable by the roundhouse at Durango (La Plata County) Colorado. The locomotive has a pilot headlamp, and diamond smokestack. Locomotive 486 is in the distance.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Railroad roundhouses--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Turntables (Railroads)--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.
    • 1950 August 6
    • D&RGW (2-8-2) 453 after new paint job Durango, Colo.

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande Western locomotive 453 (2-8-2 and coal tender) in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. A woman stands near a sedan automobile in the distance.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.
    • 1951 October 3
    • D&RGW (2-8-2) 476 Durango, Colo. as modified for movie "Night Passage"

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande Western locomotive 478 (2-8-0) and coal tender, at Durango (Durango County), Colorado. The cowcatcher, diamond stack, and pilot headlight were added for the Universal International Pictures movie, "Night Passage."...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Railroads--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.
    • 1956
    • D&RGW Durango, Colo. 497, 496, 473 (2-8-2s) in yard, west of n. h.

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western locomotives 497, 496, 473 (2-8-2's) sit in the yard in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. Shows hills and buildings.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Railroad shops & yards--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.
    • 1952 August 6
    • D&RGW Rocky Mountain Railroad Club excursion train, Durango yard (2-8-2) 453 backing with...

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western locomotive 453 (2-8-2) vents steam and smoke while backing with a Rocky Mountain Railroad Club excursion train in Durango (Durango County), Colorado. Shows warehouses and a mill building with signs: "Graden Flour...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Perins Peak (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Mills--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.;...
    • 1951 November 21
    • 345 broadside

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western locomotive 345, with a tender, vents smoke in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.
    • 1950 August 7
    • Movie train - Three Young Texans

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande Western locomotive 453 and the train used in the movie, "Three Young Texans," near Durango (La Plata County) Colorado. A harp motif adorns the head lamp on the locomotive. Men stand by a shed.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Motion picture industry--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Railroads--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.
    • 1953 August 24
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 42, engine type 2-8-0

    • Three-quarter view of left side of engine, from front end, close view, coming out of roundhouse. Photographed: Durango, Colorado, September 10, 1952.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1952
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 42, engine type 2-8-0

    • Left side view of engine, close view; on turntable; smoke. Photographed: Durango, Colorado, September 10, 1952.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1952
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 42, engine type 2-8-0

    • Left rear view of engine, close view; on turntable; smoke. Photographed: Durango, Colorado, September 10, 1952.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1952
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 42, engine type 2-8-0

    • Three-quarter view of left side of engine, from front end, backing up grade to yard. Photographed: Durango, Colorado, September 10, 1952.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1952
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 42, engine type 2-8-0

    • Three-quarter view of left side of engine, from front end, distant view, backing up grade to yard. Photographed: Durango, Colorado, September 10, 1952.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1952
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 42, engine type 2-8-0

    • Three-quarter view of left side of engine, from front end, close view, at coal dock. Photographed: Durango, Colorado, September 1952.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1952
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 42, engine type 2-8-0

    • Three-quarter view of left side of engine, from front end, close view, at coal dock. Photographed: Durango, Colorado, September 1952.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1952
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 42, engine type 2-8-0

    • Three-quarter view of left side of engine, from front end, close view, at coal dock. Photographed: Durango, Colorado, September 1952.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1952
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 42, engine type 2-8-0

    • Left side view of engine, close view; D&RGW engine 476 in background. Photographed: Durango, Colorado, September 11, 1952.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1952
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 42, engine type 2-8-0

    • Left side view of engine, close view; D&RGW engine 476 in background. Photographed: Durango, Colorado, September 11, 1952.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1952
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 42, engine type 2-8-0

    • Three-quarter view of right side of engine, from front end, backing toward water tank; smoke. Photographed: Durango, Colorado, September 11, 1952.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1952
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 42, engine type 2-8-0

    • Three-quarter view of right side of engine, from front end, backing past water tank, smoke. Photographed: Durango, Colorado, September 11, 1952.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1952
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 42, engine type 2-8-0

    • Three-quarter view of right side of engine, from front end, close view, at water tank. Photographed: Durango, Colorado, September 11, 1952.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1952
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 42, engine type 2-8-0

    • Three-quarter view of right side of engine, from front end, close view, near water tank. Photographed: Durango, Colorado, September 11, 1952.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1952
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 42, engine type 2-8-0

    • Three-quarter view of left side of engine, from front end, close view; ready for scrap train run. Photographed: Durango, Colorado, 1952(?).
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • [1952?]
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 42, engine type 2-8-0

    • Head on view, near coal dock. Photographed: Durango, Colorado, 1953.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1953
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 42, engine type 2-8-0

    • Three-quarter view of left side of engine, from front end, close view; with D&RGW engine 495 near coal dock. Photographed: Durango, Colorado, 1953.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1953
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 42, engine type 2-8-0

    • Three-quarter view of right side of engine, from front end; obstructed view. Photographed: Durango, Colorado, August 1953.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1953
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 42, engine type 2-8-0

    • Three-quarter view of left side of engine, from front end; obstructed view. Photographed: Durango, Colorado, August 1953.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1953
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 455, engine type 2-8-2

    • Set of replacement drivers and axles for engine 455. Photographed: Durango(?), Colorado, August 4, 1951.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1951
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 464, engine type 2-8-2

    • Three-quarter view of left side of engine, from front end; smoke and steam; D&RGW engine 452 at left. Photographed: Durango, Colorado, December 17, 1951.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1951
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 464, engine type 2-8-2

    • Three-quarter view of left side of engine, from front end, in cloud of steam; snowing. Photographed: Durango, Colorado, December 19, 1951.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1951
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 42, engine type 2-8-0

    • Three-quarter view of right side of engine, from front end, close view, with caboose 0404 and tender of 452. Photographed: Durango, Colorado, September 11, 1952.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1952
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 42, engine type 2-8-0

    • Three-quarter view of right side of engine, from front end, with caboose 0404 and tender of 452; partially obscured by steam. Photographed: Durango, Colorado, September 11, 1952.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1952
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 42, engine type 2-8-0

    • Three-quarter view of right side of engine, from front end, close view, with caboose 0404 and tender of 452; smoke; C.A. Rhodes on pilot. Photographed: Durango, Colorado, September 11, 1952.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1952
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 42, engine type 2-8-0

    • Three-quarter view of right side of engine, from front end, with caboose 0404; snow; partially obstructed by weeds. Photographed: Durango, Colorado, March 1953.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1953
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 42, engine type 2-8-0

    • Three-quarter view of right side of engine, from front end, close view, with caboose 0404; snow. Photographed: Durango, Colorado, March 1953.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1953
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 42, engine type 2-8-0

    • Head on view looking down track. Photographed: Durango, Colorado, March 1953.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1953
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 464, engine type 2-8-2

    • Almost head on; leaving Durango, with three gondolas ahead of engine. Photographed: Durango, Colorado, August 7, 1950.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1950
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 464, engine type 2-8-2

    • Left side view of engine, distant view; with automobile freight cars for Dolores; scenic. Photographed: between Durango and Dolores, Colorado, 1951.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Dolores (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1951
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 464, engine type 2-8-2

    • Three-quarter view of right side of engine, from front end, close view; freight on downgrade passing roundhouse. Photographed: Durango, Colorado, October 3, 1951.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1951
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 464, engine type 2-8-2

    • Left rear view of engine; freight train leaving yard. Photographed: Durango, Colorado, October 3, 1951.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1951
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 464, engine type 2-8-2

    • Left rear view of engine; freight train on curve approaching bridge; engine obstructed; caboose 0400. Photographed: Durango, Colorado, October 3, 1951.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1951
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 464, engine type 2-8-2

    • Three-quarter view of left side of engine, from front end; stalled at first crossing with 14-car freight train; smoke; snow. Photographed: west of Durango, Colorado, December 17, 1951.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1951

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