Denver & Rio Grande Western

Locomotive History

Last Update: 09/03/2000
Road: Denver & Rio Grande Western Road #: 592
From: 1927 To: 1938 Class: none Gauge: S
Acquired: Used Name:
Builder: D&RGW, 1927 Wt: 0 Tract. Eff.: 0
Wheel Arr.: Motor Car Cylinders: Drivers: 0.00
Disposition:

Photographs: p 144 [1], pp 52-53 [5], Otto Perry Photo

Drawings:

Notes:

  • Built by Pullman in 1898 as RGW coach #216.
  • Rrenumbered D&RG 784 in 1909
  • Rebuilt as combination baggage-coach in 1920.
  • Equipped with two Continental 6-cylinder 100 hp engines in 1927 at Burnham
  • It was used briefly on the Leadville and Creede branches prior to 1930.
  • Engines were removed in November 1938 and the car was subsequently used on the Aspen Branch mixed.
  • It was retired in 1951
 
 

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