[Two trains in Alamosa, Colorado]

Description:

A contrast in Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad's steam and motive power --- "the San Juan" train No. 215 headed by engine No. 472, a Mikado type 2-8-2 awaits departure signal for its scheduled run over narrow gauge rails to Durango, Colorado. Next to it is passenger train Mo. 15, headed by engine No. 1703, a Mountain type 4-8-2, arriving in Alamose from Denver.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Colorado - Alamosa County - Alamosa
Creation Date: c. 1943  
Partner(s):
Museum of the American Railroad
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Usage:
Total Uses: 815
Past 30 days: 14
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: c. 1943
  • Digitized: August 10, 2007
Coverage:
Place
United States - Colorado - Alamosa County - Alamosa
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Description:

A contrast in Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad's steam and motive power --- "the San Juan" train No. 215 headed by engine No. 472, a Mikado type 2-8-2 awaits departure signal for its scheduled run over narrow gauge rails to Durango, Colorado. Next to it is passenger train Mo. 15, headed by engine No. 1703, a Mountain type 4-8-2, arriving in Alamose from Denver.

Physical Description:

1 photographic print, b&w : 8 in. x 10 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): steam engines | narrow gauge rails
Contributor(s):
Partner:
Museum of the American Railroad
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 3-0210
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth28726
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public