[Steam locomotive in Durango, Colorado]

Description:

Photograph of the Denver and Rio Grande Western's engine No. 473, stopped at Durango, Colorado. Two men are standing in front of the train and appear to be inspecting one of the cars. Mountains are visible in the background and there is snow on the ground. This engine is a Mikado type 2-8-2 locomotive, which headed passenger trains on narrow gauge rails between Alamosa and Durango and also on the Durango-Silverton line.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Colorado - La Plata County - Durango
Creation Date: 1959~  
Partner(s):
Museum of the American Railroad
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Usage:
Total Uses: 380
Past 30 days: 10
Yesterday: 1
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1959~
  • Digitized: August 10, 2007
Coverage:
Place
United States - Colorado - La Plata County - Durango
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
1959~  
Description:

Photograph of the Denver and Rio Grande Western's engine No. 473, stopped at Durango, Colorado. Two men are standing in front of the train and appear to be inspecting one of the cars. Mountains are visible in the background and there is snow on the ground. This engine is a Mikado type 2-8-2 locomotive, which headed passenger trains on narrow gauge rails between Alamosa and Durango and also on the Durango-Silverton line.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): steam engines | snow | Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad
Contributor(s):
Partner:
Museum of the American Railroad
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 0215
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth28723
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public