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  Trip Report: D&S 2007 Winter Photographer's Special - Chapter 5
  Miscellaneous
Stuff that didn't fit anywhere else in this report
  From: D&S 2007 Winter Photographer's Special Dates: 17-18 Feb 2007 Author: Nathan Holmes


Photo 55
On my trip down to Durango, I went via Antonito and Chama to have a look at what was happening on the C&TS. Here's their diesel, 19, undergoing a long-needed rebuilding. Both engines and generators are apparently away being rebuilt.
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Photo 56
As you may have noticed, one of the trucks was missing from under 19. Here it is, over by the shops with the motor, gearbox, and axles removed.
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Photo 57
A different view of 19's separated truck.
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Photo 58
19's hoods are sitting on D&RGW standard gauge flat 010793 over next to the shops.
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Photo 59
Also outside the shops is the frame from 489's tender. The tender body itself is inside the shops, being rebuilt over the winter. The locomotive itself is in Chama, also being rebuilt this winter.
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Photo 60
I love K-37s. They are, hands down, my favorite narrow gauge steamers. Too bad 494 is looking more than a little worn as it sits on static display in Antonito.
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Photo 61
Contrary to an earlier erroneous report, the former St. Marys FP10 is still on the San Luis & Rio Grande.
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Photo 62
They also have a pair of leased RLCX B39-8Es, 8524 and 8527.
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Photo 63
RPCX 5067 was damaged in a fire caused by a grade crossing collision last year. As you can see, they've got the car all fixed up and freshly painted, ready for the 2007 season.
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Photo 64
The only actual moving SLRG train that I found was this returning Antonito job, as seen at La Jara on Monday afternoon.
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Photo 65
Then there's this odd creation, sitting in the Alamosa yard. It's a standard flat with some custom ends and a whole lot of hay or straw strapped to the top of it. I swear I remember somewhere reading about an SLRG plan to develop a custom hay car and start trying to ship the stuff out of the valley, but I can't find it now.
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Photo 66
I just couldn't resist - I wanted to end this rather boring section of miscellany with one more decent night shot, this time in color.
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All photographs in this trip report were taken with a Canon EOS 20D using either a Canon 24-105mm F4 L IS/USM or a Canon 75-300mm f4-5.6 IS/USM.