DRGW Survivors

HemiAdda2d Mar 15, 2004

  1. cody6268

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    We're pretty lucky here. There are two within 30 mins from here. One's now a museum, and the other, while tiny, the county is in the process of getting the funds to convert it to a museum.
     
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  3. BoxcabE50

    BoxcabE50 HOn30 & N Scales Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    As the article says, vacant for twenty years. Just shows how much a determined community can accomplish.
     
  4. arx

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    DRGW Crossbuck at Green River, UT

    How about this as the survivor?

    I believe this is the genuine DRGW crossbuck.

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    Contrary to the DRGW original, UP updated crossbuck has slats on each side of the wood post, as you can see below.
    UP updated crossbuck found at Thompson, UT.

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    All photos taken on Sep. 11, 2014


    Hiroshi
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  5. HemiAdda2d

    HemiAdda2d Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Hiroshi, thanks for sharing! That likely is a genuine D&RGW crossbuck. The patina and weathering on it definitely looks the part, at least. I don't think I would place it in the SP era, much less the UP era.
     
  6. arx

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    DRGW Roadway Sign at Soldier Summit, UT

    Thanks for looking. I didn't think of SP update; it could have happened.

    Here is another DRGW genuine wayside accessories; DRGW Roadway Sign at Soldier Summit, UT.
    It was standing at the end of wye.

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    photo taken on Sep. 10, 2014

    Hiroshi
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  7. BoxcabE50

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    Wow. No bullet holes. And not stolen.....
     
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    DRGW Viaduct at Green River, UT

    Here is another, maybe everybody here know.

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    But taking closer look brings us several capital letters which was long covered by the flying Rio grande logo plate.
    It seems "RANDE", but I don't know whether it was "RIO GRANDE" or "DENVER & RIO GRANDE WESTERN" or somewhat different.

    viaduct_greenriver_02.jpg

    All photos taken on Sep. 11, 2014


    Hiroshi
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  9. HemiAdda2d

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    Simply 'Grande! Love the no trespassing sign, those are exceedinlgy rare nowadays. The bridge looks like it's seen its own share of action recently, too. Surprising that t doesn't have a height restriction sign--Ouch!
     
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    Santa Fe Southern's ex-DRGW Cabooses

    They moved to roadside; became easy to take photos. Here are photos of SFS #01~03, ex-DRGW #01444, 01440 and 01488 taken at Lamy and Santa Fe.

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    : DRGW #01444 at Lamy, NM

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    : DRGW #01440 at Santa Fe, NM

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    : DRGW #01488 at Lamy,NM
    I have no idea for the origin of this "negative" single-stripe scheme.

    All photos taken on Sep. 13, 2015

    Hiroshi
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  12. Paul Liddiard

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    I didn't know those existed! Thanks for letting us look at them. Now to just remove that nasty graffiti....
     
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    Last edited: Feb 26, 2016
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  14. Paul Liddiard

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    Now to convince the wife that 15,000 isn't THAT much money....
     
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  15. Hytec

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    Definitely a bargain for your new train room. :whistle:
     
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