Denver & Rio Grande

Locomotive History

Last Update: 11-26-2011
Road: Denver & Rio Grande Road #: 278
From: 1882 To: 1924 Class: 60 Gauge: N
Acquired: New Name:
Builder: Baldwin, # 6030, 1882 Wt: 60000 Tract. Eff.: 13800
Wheel Arr.: 2-8-0 Cylinders: 15x20 Drivers: 36.00
Disposition: Re-classified
Photographs: OP-7458, D&RGW 278, 05/08/23, Gunnison, CO, Perspective: 3/4L
Drawings: p 56 [3]
Notes:
Road: Denver & Rio Grande Western Road #: 278
From: 1924 To: 1953 Class: C16 Gauge: N
Acquired: Used Name:
Builder: Baldwin, # 6030, 1882 Wt: 60000 Tract. Eff.: 16540
Wheel Arr.: 2-8-0 Cylinders: 15x20 Drivers: 36.00
Disposition: To the City of Montrose, Colorado for preservation

Photographs: p 152 [1], p 78 [3], pp 57-58 [8]

  • OP-7459, D&RGW 278, 09/05/26, Salida, CO, Perspective: 3/4R, stored
  • OP-7460, D&RGW 278, 10/24/28, Salida, CO, Perspective: 3/4L
  • OP-7461, D&RGW 278, 05/30/40, Gunnison, CO, Perspective: 3/4L
  • OP-7462, D&RGW 278, 06/28/40, Baldwin, CO, Perspective: 3/4L
  • OP-7463, D&RGW 278, 07/04/40, Gunnison, CO, Perspective: 3/4R
  • OP-7464, D&RGW 278, 05/26/49, Gunnison, CO, Perspective: RS
  • OP-7783, D&RGW 278, 06/28/40, Gunnison, CO, westbound, Freight, 9 cars, north of Gunnison, Baldwin Branch
  • OP-7784, D&RGW 278, 06/28/40, Gunnison, CO, westbound, Freight, 9 cars, north of Gunnison
  • OP-7785, D&RGW 278, 06/28/40, Gunnison, CO, westbound, Freight, 9 cars, north of Gunnison
  • OP-7786, D&RGW 278, 06/28/40, Castleton, CO, westbound, Freight, 9 cars, near Castleton, heavy smoke effect
  • OP-7787, D&RGW 278, 06/28/40, Baldwin, CO, westbound, Freight, 9 cars
  • OP-7788, D&RGW 278, 06/28/40, Baldwin, CO, eastbound, Freight, 8 cars, south of Baldwin
  • OP-7789, D&RGW 278, 07/04/40, Castleton, CO, westbound, Freight, 27 cars, pushing a freight, near Castleton
  • OP-7790, D&RGW 278, 07/04/40, Castleton, CO, westbound, Freight, 27 cars, rear view, behind caboose
  • OP-7791, D&RGW 278, 09/11/48, Gunnison, CO, westbound, Freight, 15 cars, leaving Gunnison, Baldwin Branch
  • OP-7792, D&RGW 278, 09/11/48, Gunnison, CO, westbound, Freight, 15 cars, north of Gunnison, Baldwin Branch
  • OP-7793, D&RGW 278, 09/11/48, Castleton, CO, eastbound, Freight, 5 cars, switching at Castleton
  • OP-7794, D&RGW 278, 09/11/48, Castleton, CO, eastbound, Freight, 12 cars, south of Castleton, Baldwin Branch
  • OP-7795, D&RGW 278, 09/11/48, Castleton, CO, eastbound, Freight, 12 cars, south of Castleton, Baldwin Branch
  • OP-7796, D&RGW 278, 09/11/48, Gunnison, CO, eastbound, Freight, 12 cars, arriving at Gunnison, Baldwin Branch
  • OP-7797, D&RGW 278, 05/26/49, Teachout, CO, westbound, Freight, 12 cars, near Teachout, Baldwin Branch
  • OP-7798, D&RGW 278, 05/26/49, Castleton, CO, eastbound, Freight, 14 cars, south of Castleton, Baldwin Branch
  • OP-7799, D&RGW 278, 05/26/49, Gunnison, CO, eastbound, Freight, 14 cars, approaching Gunnison, Baldwin Branch
Drawings: p 56 [3]
Notes: Moved to Cimarron 6/1974 [16].
 
 

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