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  • All fields: Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.
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    • D&RGW

    • Engineer Henry Nissen in overalls, poses in front of Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive #488 (2-8-2), it heads passenger train #215, the "San Juan," on its last run in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. The locomotive has a pilot...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1951 January 31
    • Narrow Gauge Museum

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive (2-8-0) #318, and Denver & Rio Grande Western locomotive 346, repainted as Mount Blanca and Western, freight car #1143, and Rio Grande Southern locomotive #42, are on display at the Narrow Gauge...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1954
    • D&RGW standard gauge 2-8-0 1146, Alamosa, Colo

    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Company locomotive #1146, with narrow gauge flat cars, sits in the yard at Alamosa (Alamosa County) Colorado. Rails are stacked nearby.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1952 December 15
    • D&RGW

    • Smoke rises from Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive #1401 (2-10-2, with a pilot mounted snowplow) in the railroad yard at Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. Shows narrow gauge locomotives #491 and #473 (2-8-2) on nearby. Shows a...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1955
    • D&RGW, Alamosa, Colo.

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad standard gauge locomotive 3413 (2-8-8-2) is beside D&RGW narrow gauge locomotive 482 (2-8-0), with a pilot mounted wedge snowplow, in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. A man stands on the tracks near a...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • ca. 1955
    • Cats on headlight

    • Cats climb on (and inside) the lamp of Denver and Rio Grande Western narrow gauge locomotive 346 at Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1951 November
    • Narrow Gauge Museum

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive (2-8-0) #346, repainted with "M.B. & W.R.R.," and caboose 0500 with a sign: "Mount Blanca and Western Railroad," are on display at the Narrow Gauge Museum in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado....
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1952
    • Narrow Gauge Museum

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive (2-8-0) #346, and caboose 0500 are on display at the Narrow Gauge Museum in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. The tender is decorated with a garland and painted sign that reads: "Merry Christmas...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1951 December 6
    • Narrow Gauge Museum

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive (2-8-0) #346, and Mount Blanca and Western caboose #05, are on display at the Narrow Gauge Museum in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. Smoke rises from a passing D. & R.G.W. narrow gauge train....
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1952 March 30
    • Narrow Gauge Museum

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive (2-8-0) #346, and caboose 0500, are on display at the Narrow Gauge Museum in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. Shows telephone poles and snow on the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in the distance.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1951 October 28
    • Narrow Gauge Museum

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive (2-8-0) #346, repainted as "M.B. & W.R.R." (Mount Blanca and Western Railroad,) and caboose 0500, are on display at the Narrow Gauge Museum in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. Antlers are mounted...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1952
    • Narrow Gauge Museum

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive (2-8-0) #346, repainted with "M.B. & W.R.R." (Mt. Blanca and Western Railroad) and "Cumbres," and caboose 05 are on display at the Narrow Gauge Museum in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado....
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1952 October 21
    • Narrow Gauge Museum

    • Robert W. Richardson and Carl Helfin pose on Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive (2-8-0) #346, at the Narrow Museum in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. Richardson holds an oil can and Helfin holds a wire handled lamp. Antlers are...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1952 April 9
    • Narrow Gauge Museum

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad (2-8-0) #318 is on display at the Narrow Gauge Museum in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. Shows the D. & R.G.W. logo and "Denver & Rio Grande Western" painted on the tender. A caboose is partly visible...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1957
    • D&RGW Alamosa, Colo. narrow gauge (2-8-2) 488 standard gauge (2-8-0) 1151.

    • Men pose between Denver and Rio Grande Western narrow gauge locomotive 488 (2-8-2) and standard gauge locomotive 1151 (2-8-0) at Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado; they are identified as: (l to r) Engineer Newt Stevens, unidentified, Conductor...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1956 December
    • Narrow Gauge Museum

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western locomotive (2-8-0) #318 is on display at the Narrow Gauge Museum in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. Shows a Rio Grande Southern caboose and a portion of a Mount Blanca & Western Railroad caboose. Snow is on the...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1955?
    • Narrow Gauge Museum

    • Rio Grande Southern locomotive #20 (4-6-0) and #42 (2-8-0) are on display at the Narrow Gauge Museum in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. #42 hauls stock cars and caboose 0404. Shows curved narrow gauge tracks, and a train beside the frame museum...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1955
    • Narrow Gauge Museum

    • View of Mount Blanca & Western Railroad locomotive and tender #346 (2-8-0, formerly Denver and Rio Grande Western), and caboose #05 on display at the Narrow Gauge Museum in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. The locomotive reads: "Cumbres." The...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1955 February
    • Narrow Gauge Museum

    • View of the Narrow Gauge Museum in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. The frame museum, a replica of the Rio Grande Southern depot at Mancos, has flared eaves, a square tower and gable trim. Signs on the building addition read: "South Alamosa" and...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1955 September
    • Narrow Gauge Museum

    • Snow falls on Rio Grande Southern locomotive #42, stock car #7302, caboose #0404, Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive (2-8-0) #318, and Mount Blanca & Western caboose 05 on display at the Narrow Gauge Museum in Alamosa (Alamosa County),...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1954 December 23
    • Narrow Gauge Motel and Museum

    • View of Rio Grande Southern (4-6-0) #20, Mount Blanca & Western (2-8-0) #346, Mount Blanca & Western Caboose 05, and Rio Grande Southern locomotive (2-8-0) #42 on display at the Narrow Gauge Museum in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. The frame...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1954 February
    • D&RGW

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad (2-8-2) locomotives #498 (with a pilot snowplow) and #499 pass the Narrow Gauge Motel south of Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. Smoke rises from the mixed standard and narrow gauge doubleheader train. A...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1954 February 22
    • Narrow Gauge Museum

    • View of Rio Grande Southern locomotive (4-6-0) #20, Mount Blanca & Western locomotive (2-8-0) #346, Mount Blanca & Western Caboose #05, and Rio Grande Southern locomotive (2-8-0) #42 on display at the Narrow Gauge Museum in Alamosa (Alamosa...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1954 February
    • Narrow Gauge Museum

    • View of the Narrow Gauge Museum under construction in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. The frame building, a replica of the Rio Grande Southern depot at Mancos, has flared eaves, dormers and scaffolding. A sign reads: "The Oldest Locomotive in...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1953
    • D&RGW

    • Smoke rises from Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad (2-8-2) locomotives #497 and #498, a doubleheader freight train, on the Alamosa to Chama route, in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. A sign for the Narrow Gauge Motel is beside highway US...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1954 February
    • Narrow Gauge Museum

    • Rio Grande Southern Railroad 4-6-0 locomotive #20 and a tender are transported on flatbed trucks on US 285 en route to the Narrow Gauge Museum in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. A truck driver sits in the cab with a door open. The door reads:...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1953 June 13
    • Cats on 346

    • Cats climb on the stacks, lamp, and bell of Denver and Rio Grande Western narrow gauge locomotive 346 at Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • [1951 November]
    • 346 headlite and cat on stack

    • A cat lies on the stack, near the lamp, of Denver and Rio Grande Western narrow gauge locomotive 346 at Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. Another cat sleeps near the bell.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • [1951 November]
    • D&RGW

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad standard gauge locomotive (4-8-2) #1514 with the passenger train, the "San Luis," and narrow gauge locomotive (2-8-2) #476 are in the rail yard in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • between 1951 and 1952
    • Bob Richardson [and] Carl Helfin

    • Bob Richardson and Carl Helfin wear fake moustaches and pose in front of a "Merry Christmas and Happy New Year" sign on a Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad coal tender car in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. Shows locomotive number "346"...
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    • [1951]
    • D&RGW

    • A Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad inbound narrow gauge freight train, with locomotive #494 (2-8-2), and an outbound standard gauge freight train, with locomotive #1167 (2-8-0), approach each other in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. Smoke...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1951
    • D&RGW, Alamosa

    • Smoke rises from Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad 2-8-2 locomotive 481 as it leaves Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. The locomotive has a pilot mounted snowplow and pulls standard gauge freight cars. A man leans out the cab window.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1956
    • D&RGW

    • Smoke rises from Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad narrow gauge locomotive #492 (2-8-2), with a freight train, across from the Narrow Gauge Motel on highway US 285 in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. Motel signs read: "Narrow Gauge Motel,"...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1950
    • D&RGW

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad standard gauge locomotive (2-10-2) #1403 and narrow gauge locomotive (2-8-2) #491 are on tracks in the rail yard in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. Shows a coaling trestle near the locomotives.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1955
    • Mixed gauge, Alamosa switching

    • View of a Denver and Rio Grande Western locomotive, idler car and an ore filled gondola car in the railroad yard in Alamosa, (Alamosa County), Colorado.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1952 April 8
    • Alamosa yard

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande Western freight train pulled by locomotives 490 and 484 in the railroad yard at Alamosa, (Alamosa County), Colorado. Tank and gondola cars are in the train. The Sangre de Cristo Mountains are in the distance.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1953 January 18
    • D&RGW

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western locomotive #483 (2-8-2) with a pilot mounted snowplow and passenger cars, is stopped near the depot in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. The train is specially painted to film a Rheingold Beer television commercial....
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1956 November 27

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