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    • Mixed gauge, Alamosa switching

    • View of a Denver and Rio Grande Western locomotive, idler car and an ore filled gondola car in the railroad yard in Alamosa, (Alamosa County), Colorado.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1952 April 8
    • Unloading box cars from Salida

    • Men use a tractor to unload a Denver and Rio Grande Western box car 3605 from a flat car in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1955 December 14
    • Alamosa yard

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande Western freight train pulled by locomotives 490 and 484 in the railroad yard at Alamosa, (Alamosa County), Colorado. Tank and gondola cars are in the train. The Sangre de Cristo Mountains are in the distance.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1953 January 18
    • D&RGW

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad standard gauge locomotive (2-10-2) #1403 and narrow gauge locomotive (2-8-2) #491 are on tracks in the rail yard in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. Shows a coaling trestle near the locomotives.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1955
    • D&RGW

    • View of a new Studebaker truck inside a canvas covered narrow gauge flat car in the rail yard at Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. Denver and Rio Grande Western freight cars are on both sides of the flat car. A sign reads "Stop, Men at Work."
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1952 July
    • Coaches

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western narrow gauge passenger coach 319 and standard coach 968 wait in the yard at Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. A bowstring truss roof has a sign: "Rio Grande Motor Way Garage." Mount Blanca is in the distance.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1950 July
    • Ex - tourist outfit, broadside, body is ex pay car F

    • A Denver and Rio Grande Western non-revenue galley car waits in the yard at Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado; letters read: "0452," and "Kitchen & Sleeper." Houses are to the side.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1953 January 1
    • Both gauges cabooses

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western narrow and standard gauge cabooses wait in the yard at Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado; letters read: "0503," and "01167;" Mount Blanca is in the distance.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1954 March 4
    • Gondolas arriving from Salida

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western narrow gauge gondolas sit on standard gauge idler flat cars in the yard at Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1956 February 5
    • D&RGW

    • A Denver & Rio Grande Western crane lifts and transfers oil field pipe from standard to narrow gauge Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad cars in the Pickler Yard at Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. Lettering on the crane reads: "Rio Grande D...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1955
    • D&RGW

    • Railroad employees use cables to tip Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad refrigerator car #59 off the tracks. Workers use torches to dismantle another railroad car in the yard at Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. Shows piles of scrap metal,...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1951 November
    • D&RGW standard gauge 2-8-0 1146, Alamosa, Colo

    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Company locomotive #1146, with narrow gauge flat cars, sits in the yard at Alamosa (Alamosa County) Colorado. Rails are stacked nearby.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1952 December 15
    • D&RGW

    • Smoke rises from Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive #1401 (2-10-2, with a pilot mounted snowplow) in the railroad yard at Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. Shows narrow gauge locomotives #491 and #473 (2-8-2) on nearby. Shows a...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1955
    • D&RGW

    • The charred remains of Denver and Rio Grande Railroad "Silver Vista," car #313, are in the rail yard after a fire at Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. Glass panes are missing from the top of the burned observation and passenger car. Brick or...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1953 October 17
    • D&RGW, Alamosa, Colo.

    • View of the rail yard in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. Shows flat bed cars loaded with pipes, and buildings, switches, a railroad crossing, and snow on the ground. Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad narrow gauge locomotives 481 and 492...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1958 February 17
    • D&RGW, Alamosa, Colo.

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad standard gauge locomotive 3413 (2-8-8-2) is beside D&RGW narrow gauge locomotive 482 (2-8-0), with a pilot mounted wedge snowplow, in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. A man stands on the tracks near a...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • ca. 1955
    • Alamosa yard

    • A Denver and Rio Grande Western train with a locomotive 482 (with a pilot plow) vents smoke in the yard at Alamosa, (Alamosa County), Colorado. Conductor Young talks to the engineer; a narrow gauge engine switches standard gauge cars.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1951 February 15

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