Denver & Rio Grande Western

Locomotive History

Last Update: 09/03/2000
Road: Denver & Rio Grande Western Road #: 481
From: 1925 To: 1981 Class: K36 Gauge: N
Acquired: New Name:
Builder: Baldwin, # 58559, 1925 Wt: 187100 Tract. Eff.: 36200
Wheel Arr.: 2-8-2 Cylinders: 20x24 Drivers: 44.00
Disposition: To D&SNG 3/1981

Photographs: pp 144, 337 [1], p 142 [8], Cover [10]

  • OP-7650, D&RGW 481, 10/24/28, Salida, CO, Perspective: 3/4R
  • OP-7651, D&RGW 481, 10/24/28, Salida, CO, Perspective: 3/4L, scratches on negative
  • OP-7652, D&RGW 481, 05/27/39, Durango, CO, Perspective: 3/4L
  • OP-7653, D&RGW 481, 06/15/40, Alamosa, CO, Perspective: 3/4R, stored
  • OP-7654, D&RGW 481, 03/25/50, Moffat, CO, Perspective: 3/4L OP-8512, D&RGW 481, 09/03/39, Cumbres, CO, westbound, Freight, 53 cars, helper in extra 486, near Cumbres
  • OP-8513, D&RGW 481, 06/15/41, Chama, NM, westbound, Freight, 27 cars, leaving Chama
  • OP-8514, D&RGW 481, 06/15/41, Monero, NM, westbound, Freight, 27 cars, east of Monero
  • OP-8515, D&RGW 481, 06/19/45, Coxo, CO, westbound, Freight, 55 cars, near Coxo
  • OP-8516, D&RGW 481, 10/30/49, Coxo, CO, eastbound, Freight, 21 cars, near Coxo, 487 helping in train
  • OP-8517, D&RGW 481, 03/25/50, Hooper, CO, eastbound, Freight, 24 cars, leaving Hooper
  • OP-8518, D&RGW 481, 03/25/50, Hooper, CO, eastbound, Freight, 24 cars, north of Hooper
  • OP-8519, D&RGW 481, 03/25/50, Moffat, CO, eastbound, Freight, 24 cars, south of Moffat
  • OP-8520, D&RGW 481, 03/25/50, Moffat, CO, eastbound, Freight, 24 cars
  • OP-8521, D&RGW 481, 03/25/50, Moffat, CO, eastbound, Freight, 24 cars, north of Moffat
  • OP-8522, D&RGW 481, 03/25/50, Villa Grove, CO, eastbound, Freight, 24 cars, north of Villa Grove
  • OP-8523, D&RGW 481, 03/25/50, Villa Grove, CO, eastbound, Freight, 24 cars, north of Villa Grove
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