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  1. Is this Trash?

    Is this Trash?

    A threesome of beautiful Former Rio Grande units pulls empty trash containers through Price, Utah.
  2. Shadow on the C&T

    Shadow on the C&T

    Photo shows a shadow of a C&T Mikado on a vintage Rio Grande Boxcar.
  3. Still around, but for how long?

    Still around, but for how long?

    DRGW 5377 in Jenks Yard in North Little Rock, Arkansas in May 2003.
  4. Silverton Snow

    Silverton Snow

    A mixed train on the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge brings back memories of the Denver & Rio Grande Western on a snowy charter in December 1998. Photo by Steve Barry. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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