Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Denver and Rio Grande Snow Trains

Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad - EMD SD40T - Eagle, Colorado, December 26, 1981 - With headlights blazing, one hundred car eastbound coal #788 emerges from a snow storm just east of Eagle on the day after Christmas.

Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad - EMD SD40T - Granby, Colorado, January 09, 1982 - Led by 5382, five Tunnel Motors on an eastbound coal await a meet with the westbound Rio Grande Zephyr at Granby.

Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad - EMD SD40T - Fraser, Colorado, January 09, 1982 - An eastbound coal crawls out of Fraser on the final leg of the climb to the Moffat Tunnel.

Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad - EMD F9 - Bond, Colorado, February 13, 1982 - Slowing through Orestod, for a crew change at nearby Bond, the westbound Rio Grande Zephyr passes a frozen Colorado River.

Photos used with permission of Chris Nuthall's railroad photography. Thank you Chris.

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