Denver & Rio Grande

Locomotive History

Last Update: 09/03/2000
Road: Denver & Rio Grande Road #: 425
From: 1917 To: 1924 Class: 72 Gauge: N
Acquired: Used Name:
Builder: Baldwin, # 14352, 1895 Wt: 72000 Tract. Eff.: 18325
Wheel Arr.: 2-8-0 Cylinders: 16x20 Drivers: 38.00
Disposition: Re-classified/renumbered
Photographs:
Drawings:
Notes:
Road: Denver & Rio Grande Western Road #: 315
From: 1924 To: 1950 Class: C18 Gauge: N
Acquired: Used Name:
Builder: Baldwin, # 14352, 1895 Wt: 72000 Tract. Eff.: 18325
Wheel Arr.: 2-8-0 Cylinders: 16x20 Drivers: 38.00
Disposition: Donated to Durango for display, 2/1950

Photographs: p 299 [1], p 480 [2], p 155 [5], pp 66-69 [8]

  • OP-7475, D&RGW 315, 05/16/37, Salida, CO, Perspective: 3/4R
  • OP-7476, D&RGW 315, 04/24/38, Salida, CO, Perspective: 3/4L
  • OP-7477, D&RGW 315, 02/23/40, Montrose, CO, Perspective: 3/4R
  • OP-7478, D&RGW 315, 02/23/40, Montrose, CO, Perspective: 3/4L
  • OP-7479, D&RGW 315, 06/17/42, Durango, CO, Perspective: RS
  • OP-7800, D&RGW 315, 02/23/40, Montrose, CO, westbound, Freight, 11 cars, south of Montrose
  • OP-7801, D&RGW 315, 02/23/40, Eldredge, CO, westbound, Freight, 11 cars, near Eldredge
  • OP-7802, D&RGW 315, 02/23/40, Mayfield, CO, westbound, Freight, 11 cars, near Mayfield, heavy smoke
  • OP-7803, D&RGW 315, 02/23/40, Dallas, CO, westbound, Freight, 11 cars, on bridge near Dallas
  • OP-7804, D&RGW 315, 02/23/40, Ridgway, CO, westbound, Freight, 11 cars, north of Ridgway
  • OP-7805, D&RGW 315, 09/02/40, Ridgway, CO, westbound, Freight, at depot
  • OP-7806, D&RGW 315, 09/02/40, Ridgway, CO, westbound, Freight, 6 cars, south of Ridgway
  • OP-7807, D&RGW 315, 01/19/46, Durango, CO, Freight, switching operation, rear view
Drawings:
Notes: F&CC #3, "Elkton" ... retired 1950, donated to City of Durango for display.
 
 

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