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Car # City State Gauge Information Source Photo Link
OB Antonito CO NG Pile driver, June 1891   Photo
OC Golden CO NG Flanger, fixed blade, steel frame, wood deck, Nov. 1885   Photo
OD Gunnison CO NG Flanger, fixed blade, steel frame, wood deck, Nov. 1885   Photo
OF Durango CO NG Flanger, D&SNG, Jan. 1886   Photo
OG LaJara CO NG Flanger, park in La Jara next to depot, Jan 1886   Photo
OJ Chama NM NG Flanger, fixed blade, steel frame, wood deck, Jan 1888, D&RGW, gray   Photo
OK Chama NM NG Flanger, fixed blade, steel frame, wood deck, Jan 1888, D&RGW, red   Photo
OL Chama NM NG Flanger, swing blade, steel frame, wood deck, Feb. 1888   Photo
OM Chama NM NG Rotary plow with tender, Jan 1889, D&RGW, red   Photo
ON Skagway AK NG Rotary plow frame and boiler no cab, half buried, Feb. 1889   Photo
OP  Chama NM NG Derrick, wood construction, Dec 1911, Rio Grande, gray   Photo
OT Silverton
CO NG Flanger, fixed blade, steel frame, wood deck, GB&L, was at the loop until the close of the 2004 season and its move to CRRM, as of 2015 it is in Silverton after purchase by DRHS, Build date unknown   Photo
OU Chama NM NG Jordan spreader, steel frame, Jan 1924, gray   Photo
OY Chama NM NG Rotary plow with tender, Nov. 1923, Cumbres & Toltec, gray   Photo
W462 Chama NM NG Water car, former tender, steel frame, D&RGW, primer   Photo
W493 Golden CO NG Water car, former tender of #206, wood frame   Photo
W499 Chama NM NG Assigned to Rotary OM, ex Uintah 30 tender Grant Houston Photo
X66 Hermosa CO NG Tool car/water service, former RPO 66   Photo
X119 Durango CO NG Ex RPO Richard & Scott Bell Photo
053 Antonito CO NG baggage-mail outfit, cook car rotary OY, D&RGW, gray   Photo
0250 Golden CO NG Tourist/Sleeper, body only   Photo
0251 Jasper CO NG Office car, located between Terrace Reservoir and Jasper NGDG Photo
0252 Chama NM NG Kitchen & Diner, former emmigrant sleeper/tourist. This car is being moved to the passenger car page as it is being restored to the earlier configuration as 470. Grant Houston Photo
0274 Jasper CO NG Kitchen car, located between Terrace Reservoir and Jasper NGDG Photo
0292 Chama NM NG This car is now on the passenger car list as it is planned to be restored to a coach. Use the link at the right to find the photo. Outfit, former coach Grant Houston Link
0452 Chama NM NG Kitchen & sleeper, former pay car, wood   Photo
0459 Needleton CO NG Now used as  the Needleton water tank, originally CONX #17, later water car 0459 on flat 6217   Photo
0460 Durango CO NG Kitchen-Diner-Sleeper, Salida work train Richard & Scott Bell Photo 
0469 Silverton CO NG Water car, wood frame, gray, D&SNG   Photo
0470 Durango CO NG Water car, wood frame, this car was rebuilt in 2014-2015 for use by the D&S.   Photo
0471 Antonito CO NG Rotary OM water car, former tank car, UTLX 11007, no lettering gray   Photo
0472 Chama NM NG Rotary OY water car, former tank car, UTLX 11008, gray   Photo
03325 Chama NM NG Kitchen, Gray, Rio Chama campground, appears to be a fake outfit car   Photo
04036
Silverton
CO
NG
On Kendall Mountain a couple miles south of Silverton, brought up in 63 when the road was being built, possibly housed explosives and supplies.
Matt Hutson
Richard Bell
Fritz Klinke
Photo
04100
Alamosa
CO
NG
On east 12th street, north side of street, number by Grant
 
Photo
04255 Golden CO NG Kitchen car, former box,   Photo
04258 Chama NM NG Section men/bunk car, rotary OY, former box, red   Photo
04280 Durango CO NG Kitchen Diner Rotary OY Grant Houston, Richard & Scott Bell Photo
04351 Silverton
CO NG Tool car, former box, GB&L, gray, was at GTL until the end of the 2004 season before the move to CRRM, the car has since been purchased by DRHS.    Photo
04407 Antonito CO NG Sleeper car, former box, Rio Grande, red   Photo
04408 Parlin CO NG Outfit car, just west of Parlin, Matt reports that it has been painted maroon with white trim and has the flying Rio Grande applied. Matt Hutson Photo
04414 Cimarron CO NG Sleeper car, former box,    Photo
04417 Silverton CO NG Engine Men Bunk Car for OM, gray   Photo
04426 Chama NM NG Cable car, former box, red   Photo
04432 Silverton/Durango
CO NG Water service, was at GTL until the end of the 2004 season, and later moved to CRRM. The car was purchased by DRHS in 2015.    Photo
04442 Tacoma CO NG Engine Men car, the car has been restored and is located in private ownership in Durango. video, Richard Bell, David G. Tackett Photo
04466 Durango CO NG Kitchen & Diner Rotary OM, on a ranch near Durango Grant Houston, Richard & Scott Bell Photo
04506
Alamosa
CO
NG
Highway 17 at Rd 2S
Grant Houston
Photo
04533 Gunnison CO NG Sleeper car, located at Roper Work Site (US Forest Service). Tim Ross Photo
04545
Durango
CO
NG
Located east of Durango on dirt road
Grant Houston
Photo
04549 Chama NM NG Tool car, Derrick OP, former box, gray, Rio Grande   Photo
04801 Golden CO NG Currently lettered as western union 302 Grant Houston Photo
04904 Chama NM NG Water service car, former box, D&RGW, red   Photo
0490X
Alamosa
CO
NG
Highway 370, might be 04907
Grant Houston
Photo
04914 Ridgway
CO NG This car spent many years in the D&S yard but was sold during August 2004 to the Ridgway Railroad Museum.  Richard & Scott Bell Photo 
04930 Bayfield CO NG   Richard Bell Photo
04941?
Alamosa
CO
NG
Road 8 South, speed lettering, number is based upon comparison to photo in Pictorial Vol X
Grant Houston
Photo
04951 Sumpter Valley OR NG Sleeper, former box, Was at Sundown & Southern and was sold to 4 individuals for $900 and subsequently donated to the Western Railway Preservation Society. Tim Bain
Michael Lumert
Jason Midyette
Photo
04953 Bendena KS NG Office, former box, this car was at the Sundown & Southern in Fort Lupton before being sold and moved to Valmont CO on Aug 1, 2002, Auction price $900. The car was then moved to Silver Plume during August of 2005. The latest move was to Bendena, KS during October of 2011. Michael Lumert
Jason Midyette
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04955? Gunnison CO NG Redden Ranch Tim Ross Photo
0495X
Alamosa
CO
NG
On east 12th street, north side of street, number by Grant, might be 04956
 
Photo
04965 Silverton CO NG Section Men Bunk Car, Rotary OM, gray   Photo
04982 Chama NM NG Office/bunk car, former box, Rio Grande, grey   Photo
04999/
04988
Golden CO NG Kitchen, according to Sloan this is actually 04988, why was it renumbered to 04999?   Photo
04XXX Gunnison CO NG Unidentified outfit car at Starika residence Tim Ross Photo
04XXX Tacoma CO NG Roof sagging, no longer at Tacoma? Video Photo
06008 Chama NM NG Pile driver boom car, former flat, wood, D&RGW, gray   Photo
06051 Chama NM NG Tie/Rail car, former flat, wood, Rio Grande, gray   Photo
06063 Chama NM NG Flat/boom car assigned to Derrick OP, wood, D&RGW, gray   Photo
06084 Golden
CO NG Tie/rail car, former flat, wood, was at GTL until the close of the 2004 season, now displayed at CRRM    Photo
06092 Chama NM NG Wheel and tie car, former flat, wood, D&RGW, gray   Photo
06299 Golden
CO NG Alamosa trash gondola, former C&S stock car?, Was at Sundown & Southern, Sold to NRHS for $750 to be used for parts for Uintah caboose #3. A deal is being worked to get the parts without destroying the gon. The gon is now at CRRM and has been restored. Bill White
Jason Midyette
Bill Pratt
Photo
09410 Chama NM NG Coal outfit, primer Grant Houston Photo
010145 Bayfield CO NG Living car, water service, being stabalized. Was in the D&S south yard for many years and later moved near Florida. As of 2015 the car is now in Bayfield. Randy Babcock
Richard & Scott Bell

Photo 
?
Alamosa
CO
NG
West side of 285 at welding shop near the Narrow Gauge Motel site, owner willing to sell
 
Photo
?
Alamosa
CO
NG
West side of 285 at welding shop near the Narrow Gauge Motel site, owner willing to sell
 
Photo
?
Alamosa
CO
NG
Bunk?, East side of 285 when entering Alamosa from the south
 
Photo
?
Alamosa
CO
NG
Airport Road at a business
Grant Houston
Photo
?
Alamosa
CO
NG
On Road 21, filled with grain
Grant Houston
Photo
04946?
Alamosa
CO
NG
In former Reed scrapyard, not owned by scrapyard, I think that this may be 04946 see the photo link for more details, purchased by Grant Houston
Grant Houston
Photo
?
Alamosa
CO
NG
On Road 17
Grant Houston
Photo
?
Alamosa
CO
NG
Across highway near Walmart
Grant Houston
Photo
?
Alamosa
CO
NG
Near yard in Alamosa south of Rodeo Lane. Interior charred, but car in good shape.
Grant Houston
Photo
X4xxx
Albuquerque
NM
NG
Exit 257 on west side of highway to Santa Fe
Grant Houston
Photo
?
Center
CO
NG
Possible outfit car built into a garage on road to Center
Grant Houston
 
04997?
04xx5?
Center
CO
NG
Rd 108 between 6N and 7N, I think that this may be Sleeper 04997 see the photo link for more details
Grant Houston
Photo
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Chama
NM
NG
Located behind house where Earl Knoob lived.
Bill Fleisher
 
? Cumbres CO NG Outfit car, behind car inspectors house, partial Grant Houston
Frank Martindell
 
? Gunnison CO NG Outfit car, Redden Ranch Tim Ross  
04xxx
Hopper
CO
NG
Corner of B & 59
Grant Houston
 
04XXX
Manassa
CO
NG
Near Jefferson and 1st
Grant Houston
Photo
?
Monte Vista
CO
NG
East of "Off's Grand Island Ranch"
Grant Houston
Photo
? Pagosa Jct CO NG Bunk?, no trucks, in field   Photo
? Pagosa Jct CO NG Bunk?, no trucks, in field   Photo
? Pagosa Jct CO NG Bunk?, no trucks, next to building    
?
Taos
NM
NG
Not visible from the highway
Grant Houston
 
X-3050 Golden CO SG Idler flat, dual gauge coupler, on loan to Forney Museum Richard Bell Photo
010793 Antonito CO SG Idler flat, dual gauge coupler, D&RGW   Photo

Rio Grande Southern
Car # City State Gauge Information Source Photo Link
01789 Golden  CO NG RGS, Section men car, former box 3373   Photo

All photos by Dave Dye unless otherwise noted.


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