Denver & Rio Grande Western

Locomotive History

Last Update: 09/03/2000
Road: Denver & Rio Grande Western Road #: 486
From: 1925 To: 1962 Class: K36 Gauge: N
Acquired: New Name:
Builder: Baldwin, # 58587, 1925 Wt: 187100 Tract. Eff.: 36200
Wheel Arr.: 2-8-2 Cylinders: 20x24 Drivers: 44.00
Disposition: Retired 1962, to Royal Gorge for display, 12/1967

Photographs: p 188 [1], p 91 [3], p 151 [8]

  • OP-7680, D&RGW 486, 10/24/28, Salida, CO, Perspective: 3/4R
  • OP-7681, D&RGW 486, 07/04/38, Alamosa, CO, Perspective: 3/4L
  • OP-7682, D&RGW 486, 05/28/39, Chama, NM, Perspective: 3/4L
  • OP-7683, D&RGW 486, 06/15/40, Alamosa, CO, Perspective: 3/4R
  • OP-7684, D&RGW 486, 08/13/50, Durango, CO, Perspective: 3/4L
  • OP-8644, D&RGW 486, 05/28/39, Cumbres, CO, westbound, Freight, 64 cars, east of Cumbres, shows outfit cars, helper in extra 489
  • OP-8645, D&RGW 486, 09/03/39, Cumbres, CO, westbound, Freight, 53 cars, near Cumbres, 481 helping in train
  • OP-8646, D&RGW 486, 09/03/39, Coxo, CO, westbound, Freight, 53 cars, near Coxo
  • OP-8647, D&RGW 486, 06/16/40, Chama, NM, westbound, Freight, 43 cars, west of Chama
  • OP-8648, D&RGW 486, 06/06/42, Maysville, CO, westbound, Freight
  • OP-8649, D&RGW 486, 06/06/42, Garfield, CO, westbound, Freight, backing up switchback at Garfield
  • OP-8650, D&RGW 486, 06/06/42, Monarch, CO, westbound, Freight, approaching Monarch
  • OP-8651, D&RGW 486, 06/06/42, Garfield, CO, westbound, Freight, 12 cars, backing up to upper switchback, Garfield, heavy smoke
  • OP-8652, D&RGW 486, 06/06/42, Monarch, CO, westbound, Freight, 12 cars, approaching Monarch
  • OP-8653, D&RGW 486, 06/06/42, Garfield, CO, eastbound, Freight, 1 car, caboose hop at upper Garfield switchback
  • OP-8654, D&RGW 486, 10/11/42, Poncha Junction, CO, westbound, Freight, 29 cars, west of Poncha Junction
  • OP-8655, D&RGW 486, 10/11/42, Maysville, CO, westbound, Freight, 29 cars, below Maysville, Kodacolor negative
  • OP-8656, D&RGW 486, 10/11/42, Maysville, CO, westbound, Freight, 15 cars, above Maysville
  • OP-8657, D&RGW 486, 10/11/42, Monarch, CO, westbound, Freight, 15 cars, near Monarch
  • OP-8658, D&RGW 486, 10/11/42, Monarch, CO, eastbound, Freight, 13 cars, leaving Monarch
  • OP-8659, D&RGW 486, 10/11/42, Monarch, CO, eastbound, Freight, 13 cars, below Monarch
  • OP-8660, D&RGW 486, 10/11/42, Maysville, CO, eastbound, Freight, 13 cars, near Maysville
  • OP-8661, D&RGW 486, 10/11/42, Monarch, CO, eastbound, Freight, 14 cars, near Monarch, second trip on this date
  • OP-8662, D&RGW 486, 07/28/51, Monarch, CO, Switching cars of limestone
  • OP-8663, D&RGW 486, 07/28/51, Garfield, CO, eastbound, Freight, assembling train at Garfield
  • OP-8664, D&RGW 486, 07/28/51, Garfield, CO, eastbound, Freight, 24 cars, below Garfield
  • OP-8665, D&RGW 486, 07/28/51, Maysville, CO, eastbound, Freight, 24 cars, shows 4% grade, near Maysville
  • OP-8666, D&RGW 486, 07/28/51, Maysville, CO, eastbound, Freight, 24 cars, near Maysville
  • OP-8667, D&RGW 486, 09/27/53, Lobato, NM, Excursion, 15 cars, With 488, Rocky Mountain Railroad Club excursion, overhead rear view near Lobato
  • OP-8668, D&RGW 486, 05/30/55, Lobato, NM, Excursion, 15 cars, With 499, Rocky Mountain Railroad Club excursion, above Lobato
  • OP-8669, D&RGW 486, 05/30/55, Coxo, CO, Excursion, 15 cars, With 499, Rocky Mountain Railroad Club excursion, above Coxo
Drawings:
Notes: To City of Canon City, Colorado for preservation.
 
 

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