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  • All fields: Railroad shops & yards--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.
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    • 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.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroad shops & yards--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroad switching--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.;...
    • 1952 April 8
    • D&RGW

    • View of a new Studebaker truck inside a canvas covered narrow gauge flat car in the rail yard at Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. Denver and Rio Grande Western freight cars are on both sides of the flat car. A sign reads "Stop, Men at Work."
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Railroad freight cars--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroad shops & yards--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroads--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.;...
    • 1952 July
    • Coaches

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western narrow gauge passenger coach 319 and standard coach 968 wait in the yard at Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. A bowstring truss roof has a sign: "Rio Grande Motor Way Garage." Mount Blanca is in the distance.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroad passenger cars--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroad shops &...
    • 1950 July
    • Ex - tourist outfit, broadside, body is ex pay car F

    • A Denver and Rio Grande Western non-revenue galley car waits in the yard at Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado; letters read: "0452," and "Kitchen & Sleeper." Houses are to the side.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Railroad cars--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroad shops & yards--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.
    • 1953 January 1
    • Both gauges cabooses

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western narrow and standard gauge cabooses wait in the yard at Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado; letters read: "0503," and "01167;" Mount Blanca is in the distance.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroad cabooses--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroad shops & yards--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.
    • 1954 March 4
    • Wrecked car - idler flat loaded on 1497 gondola

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western gondola 1497 carries wreckage of an idler flat car in the yard at Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Debris--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroad freight cars--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroad shops & yards--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.
    • 1956
    • Gondolas arriving from Salida

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western narrow gauge gondolas sit on standard gauge idler flat cars in the yard at Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroad freight cars--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroad shops &...
    • 1956 February 5
    • D&RGW, Alamosa, Colo. standard gauge (2-8-0) 1136, water tank, coaling trestle, water...

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company locomotive 1136 (standard gauge 2-8-0), vents steam at Alamosa (Alamosa County) Colorado, by a water tank, water standpipe, oil tank, and coaling trestle.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroad shops & yards--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroads--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.
    • 1956
    • D&RGW

    • A Denver & Rio Grande Western crane lifts and transfers oil field pipe from standard to narrow gauge Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad cars in the Pickler Yard at Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. Lettering on the crane reads: "Rio Grande D...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Alamosa County (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Pipes (Conduits)--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroad freight...
    • 1955
    • D&RGW

    • Railroad employees use cables to tip Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad refrigerator car #59 off the tracks. Workers use torches to dismantle another railroad car in the yard at Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. Shows piles of scrap metal,...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Alamosa County (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Railroad refrigerator cars--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroad shops & yards--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.;...
    • 1951 November
    • 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.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Railroad freight cars--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroad rails--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.;...
    • 1952 December 15
    • D&RGW standard gauge 2-8-0 1146, Alamosa, Colo west end of yard on Monte Vista line, this...

    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Company 2-8-0 locomotive 1146, with box cars, waits at Pickler Yard in Alamosa (Alamosa County) Colorado; men pose on the rear platform. A sign reads: "End of Narrow Gauge."
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Railroad freight cars--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroad shops & yards--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.
    • 1950 February
    • Unloading box cars from Salida

    • Men use a tractor to unload a Denver and Rio Grande Western box car 3605 from a flat car in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Railroad employees--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroad freight cars--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroad shops & yards--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.;...
    • 1955 December 14
    • D&RGW, Alamosa, Colo.

    • View of the rail yard in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. Shows flat bed cars loaded with pipes, and buildings, switches, a railroad crossing, and snow on the ground. Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad narrow gauge locomotives 481 and 492...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroad shops & yards--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Snow--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.
    • 1958 February 17
    • D&RGW 482 (2-8-2), Alamosa, Colo. yard backing to couple to train last Alamosa-Salida train.

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western standard gauge locomotive 482 (2-8-2), with a push snowplow and coal tender, backs toward freight cars at the yard in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. The locomotive blows smoke. Shows snow, men, a switch signal,...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroad shops & yards--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.
    • 1951 February 15
    • 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...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroad shops &...
    • ca. 1955
    • D&RGW 4-6-2 801, the "San Luis" arriving in Alamosa, Colo., last run of train #115.

    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Company train #115, the "San Luis," with a baggage car and two passenger cars, arrives in the railroad yard in Alamosa (Alamosa County) Colorado. Steam locomotive 801 blows smoke.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroad shops & yards--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroads--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.
    • 1953 June 2
    • 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.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroad shops & yards--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroads--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.
    • 1953 January 18
    • D&RGW, Alamosa, Colo. D&RGW narrow gauge (2-8-2's), 488, 484, standard gauge (2-8-8-2)...

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company locomotives 488 and 484 (2-8-2), and standard gauge locomotive 3608 (2-8-8-2), by water tanks and a bridge in the yard at Alamosa (Alamosa County) Colorado. Axle and wheel assemblies sit on...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroad shops & yards--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroads--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.
    • 1951 April
    • 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.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Coaling stations--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroad shops & yards--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.;...
    • 1955
    • 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...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroad shops &...
    • 1955
    • D&RGW

    • The charred remains of Denver and Rio Grande Railroad "Silver Vista," car #313, are in the rail yard after a fire at Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. Glass panes are missing from the top of the burned observation and passenger car. Brick or...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--Disasters--1950-1960.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Fires--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroad observation cars--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroad shops & yards--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.
    • 1953 October 17
    • Alamosa yard

    • A Denver and Rio Grande Western train with a locomotive 482 (with a pilot plow) vents smoke in the yard at Alamosa, (Alamosa County), Colorado. Conductor Young talks to the engineer; a narrow gauge engine switches standard gauge cars.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroad employees--Colorado--Alamosa.; Railroad shops & yards--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroad...
    • 1951 February 15

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