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    • 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

    • Robert W. Richardson and a bus driver pose in front of a Rocky Mountain Parks Transportation Company tour bus and Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive (2-8-0) #346, at the Narrow Gauge Museum in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado....
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1952
    • Narrow Gauge Museum

    • Boys and a man smile and pose on a narrow gauge motorized section car at the Narrow Gauge Museum in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. The boys wear t-shirts and blue jeans; one boy holds a cat on his lap. Shows dust in the air, and Rio Grande...
    • 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 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
    • 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 during a driving snow storm in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. The frame building, a replica of the Rio Grande Southern depot at Mancos, has flared eaves with a train order signal, and a square tower. Shows a...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1953 November
    • Narrow Gauge Museum

    • Members of the Rocky Mountain Railroad Club pose as they restore Rio Grande Southern locomotive (4-6-0) #20 (restored as Florence & Cripple Creek #20). The men and a boy work beside a caboose and a box car in the Narrow Gauge Motel and Narrow Gauge...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1953 November
    • Narrow Gauge Museum

    • People stand on the rail platform or beside tracks during the Narrow Gauge Museum's opening day celebration in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. Shows "M.B. & W.R.R." (Mt. Blanca and Western Railroad) locomotive (2-8-0) #346 on display beside the...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1953 July 26
    • Narrow Gauge Museum

    • A flatbed truck delivers Rio Grande Southern Railroad 2-8-0 locomotive #42 to the Narrow Gauge Museum in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. Shows "M.B. & W.R.R." (Mt. Blanca and Western Railroad) 2-8-0 locomotive #346 with a tender and caboose, a...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1953 November 14
    • Narrow Gauge Museum

    • View of the Narrow Gauge Museum in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. The building has a flared roof, gable trim, a square tower, and a platform with a luggage cart. The museum is a replica of the Rio Grande Southern depot at Mancos, Colorado....
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1953 July 8
    • Narrow Gauge Museum

    • View of the Narrow Gauge Museum, under construction, in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. The clapboard sided building, a replica of the Rio Grande Southern depot at Mancos has a flared roof, gable trim, scaffolding on dormers and a square tower....
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1953 June 12
    • Narrow Gauge Museum

    • Rio Grande Southern Railroad (2-8-0) locomotive #346, a caboose and flat car, and R.G.S. caboose 0404 are on display at the Narrow Gauge Museum, a replica of the Rio Grande Southern depot at Mancos, in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. Snow is on...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1953 November
    • 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 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 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
    • 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
    • Narrow Gauge Museum

    • Mount Blanca & Western Railroad caboose 05 is on display at the Narrow Gauge Museum in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. The caboose reads: "Mount Blanca & Western, Thru the Chico." Shows the cupola and stack on the roof. Snow is on the ground.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1955?
    • 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

    • Rio Grande Southern Railroad livestock car #7302 and caboose #0404 are on display at the Narrow Gauge Museum in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1955
    • Narrow Gauge Museum

    • View of a three-way switch at "Mears Junction" in the yard at the Narrow Gauge Museum in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. Shows a freight car and motorized section car on a spur. A caboose on blocks beside the tracks has a sign that reads:...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1954
    • 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
    • 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

    • 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
    • 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 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, 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

    • Interior view of the Narrow Gauge Museum in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. Signs read: "Brayton," "Sargent Elev. 8477, Denver 257 Mi." and "Cedarcreek." Railroad paraphernalia is displayed on the walls and on shelves in the room. Shows...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1957
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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 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
    • 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."
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1952 July
    • 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...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1955
    • 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

    • 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,...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1951 November

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