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Classic Trains' Railroad of the Month for December 2019 is the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad. Please enjoy this Rio Grande photo gallery from the David P. Morgan Library at Kalmbach Media.
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Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad

Narrow-gauge Mikado

Denver & Rio Grande Western steam locomotive No. 471 was one of the road’s 10 class K-28 narrow-gauge 2-8-2 Mikado types built by American Locomotive Co. in 1923. Seven of them went to the White Pass & Yukon during World War II and never returned, but the remaining three — Nos. 473, 476, and 478 — have had long careers hauling tourist trains between Durango & Silverton, Colorado.
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