(RRAdventures) - Railfanning Colorado

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(RRAdventures) - Railfanning Colorado
Posted by Stourbridge Lion on Tuesday, February 15, 2011 9:32 PM

Tonight I thought I would open up my archives and bring to you a trip report from 2005 that takes you back into Colorado's lush history of railroading.

So, sit back and get ready for a ton of photographs and video clips. Don't forget, most images I post are just thumbnails; you can click your mouse on them to see a larger image. This way the topic loads faster by not having to open / download the large images each time you open the topic.

Cool Cool Cool Cool

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Posted by Stourbridge Lion on Tuesday, February 15, 2011 9:48 PM
OK Mr. Peabody, lets have Sherman set the Wayback Machine to September, 2005



Just got back from a five (5) day Railfanning Trip with a strong focus on the D&RGW.

First stop, Walsenburg, CO

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Posted by Stourbridge Lion on Wednesday, February 16, 2011 2:34 PM

Next stop, Alamosa, CO
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* D&RGW#169 (Built 1883 / 1939 NY World's Fair) @ Cole Park

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Posted by Stourbridge Lion on Wednesday, February 16, 2011 6:57 PM

Next stop, La Jara, CO then onto Antonito, CO
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Which we find the North end of the...

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Posted by Stourbridge Lion on Thursday, February 17, 2011 8:05 AM

Lets take some time and see what is around the yard...

CT&S#495



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Posted by Stourbridge Lion on Thursday, February 17, 2011 2:14 PM

Water Tower

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Posted by Stourbridge Lion on Friday, February 18, 2011 1:00 PM

Boxcar D&RGW#5747

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Posted by Stourbridge Lion on Friday, February 18, 2011 7:40 PM

Tank

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Posted by Stourbridge Lion on Tuesday, February 22, 2011 8:09 AM

A small Tie Car

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Posted by Stourbridge Lion on Tuesday, February 22, 2011 8:09 AM

Hopper RRBY#1357 / #2765

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Posted by Stourbridge Lion on Tuesday, February 22, 2011 9:16 PM

D&RGW #463

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Posted by Stourbridge Lion on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 8:41 AM

Depot


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Posted by Stourbridge Lion on Thursday, February 24, 2011 8:34 AM

Boxcar D&RGW#66036

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Posted by Stourbridge Lion on Thursday, February 24, 2011 8:06 PM

Boxcar D&RGW#66977

 

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Posted by Stourbridge Lion on Friday, February 25, 2011 8:55 AM

D&RGW#010793

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Posted by Stourbridge Lion on Monday, February 28, 2011 8:36 AM

MUCH, MUCH, MUCH MORE is Coming!!!!!!!

The Cumbres & Toltic Scenic Railroad is just the begging of my long weekend. I just finished uploading just the first day which doesn't include the actual ride, just the trip down to Chama, NM.

More from the Antonito, CO yard...

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Posted by Stourbridge Lion on Tuesday, March 01, 2011 8:31 AM

C&TS#516 / Lobato


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Posted by Stourbridge Lion on Tuesday, March 01, 2011 7:59 PM

C&T#19

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Posted by Stourbridge Lion on Wednesday, March 02, 2011 8:26 AM

D&RGW Refer Car

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Posted by Stourbridge Lion on Wednesday, March 02, 2011 8:22 PM

Boxcar D&RGW#3524

 

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Posted by Stourbridge Lion on Thursday, March 03, 2011 8:09 AM

D&RGW#6509 ?

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Posted by Stourbridge Lion on Thursday, March 03, 2011 8:35 PM

A speeder comes into the station...

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Posted by Stourbridge Lion on Friday, March 04, 2011 4:14 PM

D&RGW#0579

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Posted by Stourbridge Lion on Monday, March 07, 2011 8:39 AM

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Posted by Stourbridge Lion on Monday, March 07, 2011 8:29 PM

D&RGW#489 (Tender)

 

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Posted by Stourbridge Lion on Tuesday, March 08, 2011 8:05 AM

#60 {Only marking I could still see at the time}

New Information:

C&TS Roster Info lists it as:
Purchased by FOCTS, fall 1997. [Dispatch 11-2] Former Florence & Cripple Creek combine.

FOCTS - Friends of the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad

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Posted by Stourbridge Lion on Tuesday, March 08, 2011 7:40 PM

D&RGW #494 (K-37)

 

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Posted by Stourbridge Lion on Wednesday, March 09, 2011 1:19 PM

#201 Passenger Coach / Boxcar

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#248 Passenger Coach / Boxcar

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Posted by Stourbridge Lion on Thursday, March 10, 2011 10:03 PM

Well, it's time to leave the Antonito, CO yard to head for Chama, NM for the night...

BUT...

We did have time for more action and photos before the sun set so they will be coming soon...

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