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Owner: Denver & Rio Grande Western
Model:BLW 4-8-4Built As:Builder Info (Unavailable )
Serial Number:Order No:
Frame Number: Built:
Notes:1938, class M-68
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DRGW 4-8-4 #1804 - Denver & Rio Grande Western
Title:  DRGW 4-8-4 #1804 - Denver & Rio Grande Western
Description:  This sharp looking powerhouse gets a once over by a nattily clad individual while another gentleman climbs up to talk to the crew. Built by Bladwin in 1938, this "Western" type locomotive (Denver & Rio Grande Western preferred that label over the more common "Northern") exudes power and grace. Specifics - class M-68, 73" drivers, impressive 285 psi boiler pressure, 26x30" cylinders, engine weight of 479,360 lb, traqctive effort of 67,299 lb. All were scrapped by 1956. The date and locaiton were not given for this photo so arbitrary ones were used. G.M. Best photo
Photo Date:  6/1/1950  Upload Date: 11/1/2015 3:46:12 AM
Location:  unknown, CO
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Steam,Action
Locomotives:  DRGW 1804(4-8-4)
Views:  314   Comments: 2


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