Denver & Rio Grande Western

Locomotive History

Last Update: 09/03/2000
Road: Denver & Rio Grande Western Road #: 480
From: 1925 To: 1970 Class: K36 Gauge: N
Acquired: New Name:
Builder: Baldwin, # 58558, 1925 Wt: 187100 Tract. Eff.: 36200
Wheel Arr.: 2-8-2 Cylinders: 20x24 Drivers: 44.00
Disposition: Retired 1970, to D&SNG 3/1981

Photographs: p 352 [7], p 141 [8]

  • OP-7643, D&RGW 480, 07/05/37, Alamosa, CO, Perspective: 3/4L
  • OP-7644, D&RGW 480, 05/28/39, Chama, NM, Perspective: 3/4L
  • OP-7645, D&RGW 480, 06/13/42, Durango, CO, Perspective: 3/4R
  • OP-7646, D&RGW 480, 07/31/48, Chama, NM, Perspective: RS
  • OP-7647, D&RGW 480, 04/25/50, Villa Grove, CO, Perspective: 3/4R
  • OP-7648, D&RGW 480, 03/23/51, Round Hill, CO, Perspective: RS
  • OP-7649, D&RGW 480, 05/29/61, Durango, CO, Perspective: 3/4L
  • OP-8487, D&RGW 480, 11/26/50, Villa Grove, CO, eastbound, Freight, 12 cars, north of Villa Grove
  • OP-8488, D&RGW 480, 11/26/50, Round Hill, CO, eastbound, Freight, 12 cars, side view, near Round Hill
  • OP-8489, D&RGW 480, 11/26/50, Round Hill, CO, eastbound, Freight, 12 cars, above Round Hill
  • OP-8490, D&RGW 480, 11/26/50, Poncha Pass, CO, eastbound, Freight, 12 cars, down Poncha Pass, below Mears Junction
  • OP-8491, D&RGW 480, 06/25/43, Garfield, CO, eastbound, Freight, near Garfield, rear view on switchback
  • OP-8492, D&RGW 480, 06/25/43, Maysville, CO, eastbound, Freight, above Maysville
  • OP-8493, D&RGW 480, 11/25/50, Poncha Junction, CO, westbound, Freight, 16 cars, above Poncha Junction
  • OP-8494, D&RGW 480, 11/25/50, Mears Junction, CO, westbound, Freight, 16 cars, near Mears Junction
  • OP-8495, D&RGW 480, 11/25/50, Poncha Pass, CO, westbound, Freight, 16 cars, near Poncha Pass
  • OP-8496, D&RGW 480, 11/25/50, Round Hill, CO, westbound, Freight, 26 cars, south of Round Hill
  • OP-8497, D&RGW 480, 11/25/50, Villa Grove, CO, westbound, Freight, 26 cars, north of Villa Grove
  • OP-8498, D&RGW 480, 11/25/50, Villa Grove, CO, westbound, Freight, 26 cars, approaching Villa Grove
  • OP-8499, D&RGW 480, 11/25/50, Villa Grove, CO, westbound, Freight, 26 cars, at water tank at Villa Grove
  • OP-8500, D&RGW 480, 11/26/50, Alamosa, CO, eastbound, Freight, 14 cars, ready to leave for Salida, standard gauge and narrow gauge cars
  • OP-8501, D&RGW 480, 11/26/50, Alamosa, CO, eastbound, Freight, 14 cars, north of Alamosa, standard gauge and narrow gauge cars
  • OP-8502, D&RGW 480, 11/26/50, Mosca, CO, eastbound, Freight, 14 cars, north of Mosca, standard gauge and narrow gauge cars
  • OP-8503, D&RGW 480, 11/26/50, Mineral Hot Springs, CO, eastbound, Freight, 12 cars, near Mineral Hot Springs
  • OP-8504, D&RGW 480, 11/26/50, Villa Grove, CO, eastbound, Freight, 12 cars, north of Villa Grove
  • OP-8505, D&RGW 480, 11/26/50, Salida, CO, eastbound, Freight, 12 cars, arriving at Salida
  • OP-8506, D&RGW 480, 03/23/51, Round Hill, CO, 5 cars, Dismantling train, near Round Hill, rear view
  • OP-8507, D&RGW 480, 03/23/51, Round Hill, CO, 5 cars, Dismantling train, above Round Hill, rear view
  • OP-8508, D&RGW 480, 09/28/51, Garfield, CO, eastbound, Freight, 22 cars, near Garfield
  • OP-8509, D&RGW 480, 09/28/51, Maysville, CO, eastbound, Freight, 22 cars, near Maysville
  • OP-8510, D&RGW 480, 09/15/56, Alamosa, CO, westbound, Freight, 50 cars, With 490, near Alamosa
  • OP-8511, D&RGW 480, 06/01/58, Romeo, CO, westbound, Freight, 73 cars, With 490, south of Romeo, 21 standard gauge cars
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