D&RGW Diesel & Passenger Paint Schemes

Code Year Introduced Main Color Second Color Third Color Lettering Stripes
1a 1941 Black Imitation Gold Duco (yellow)   Rio Grande End Stripes
1b 1956?/1962 Black Orange Duco (Aspen Gold)   Rio Grande End Stripes
2 1942 Black Imitation Gold Dulux (Ochre)   Rio Grande 3/1 Stripes
3a 1946 Black Imitation Gold Duco (yellow)   Rio Grande 3/1 Stripes
3b 1956 Black Orange Duco (Aspen Gold)   Rio Grande 3/1 Stripes
4 1949 Aluminum Duco Orange Duco (Aspen Gold) Black Rio Grande Gold nose
5 1950 Orange Duco (Aspen Gold) Aluminum Duco Black Rio Grande 4 Stripes
6a 1961 Orange Duco (Aspen Gold) Aluminum Duco Black Rio Grande 1 Stripe
6b 1984 "Anschutz" Orange Aluminum Duco Black Rio Grande 1 Stripe
7a 1968 Black Orange Duco (Aspen Gold)   Rio Grande (Large) End Stripes
7b 1984 Black "Anschutz" Orange   Rio Grande End Stripes
7c 1984 Black "KC" Orange   Rio Grande End Stripes
Loco/Equipment 1a 1b 2 3a 3b 4 5 6a 6b 7a 7b 7c
30T   Repaint                    
44T New                      
F3       New     Repaint Repaint        
F5       New     Repaint Repaint        
F7       New     New Repaint        
F9             New Repaint        
FT     New Repaint     Repaint Repaint        
GP30   New               Repaint    
GP35   New               Repaint    
GP40   New               New, Repaint    
GP40 (ex-Conrail)                       Repaint
GP40-2                   New    
GP60                     New  
GP7   Repaint   New Repaint?         Repaint    
GP9   Repaint   New New, Repaint?         Repaint    
H10-44 New Repaint                    
H15-44  New Repaint                    
KM               New        
NW2 New Repaint                    
PA       New   Repaint Repaint  Repaint        
RS3    Repaint   New Repaint              
S2 New Repaint                    
SD40T-2                   New    
SD45   New               Repaint    
SD50                     New  
SD7   Repaint   New Repaint?              
SD9   Repaint     New              
SW1000   New                    
SW1200   New                    
VO-660 New Repaint                    
Steam Generator PB                 Repaint      
Heavyweight Pass. Cars       Repaint   Repaint            
Lightweight Pass. Cars            

New
Repaint        
Ski Train Equip.             Repaint Repaint Repaint      
Data prepared by Jim Eager
 
 

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