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Re: Yesterday at the CRRM
Posted by: jalbers (IP Logged)
Date: January 23, 2012 02:28PM

The "Grays Peak" car is C&S 1116/RGS 2102 and is at the CRRM today.

RGS 2102 Now Grays Peak.jpg

Back in 1972 I tried and tried to purchase RGS #2101. It was in Ridgway and the real owners could not be found. The car had been sold at the Sheriffs auction, to a group in Wisconsin wanting to start a tourist line. The idea never happened and the 2101 continued to sit in Ridgway on original 30 pound rail. Finally Don Drawer persuaded the D&RGW to give the car to him because it was on their right of way in Ridgway and was "in the way". They did just that, but unfortunately, Don never did anything to the car and it sat for all those years at the Flying D Ranch.

I look forward to its restoration. The 2 cars need to be "reunited" for the inaugural run??????


Subject Written By Posted
  Yesterday at the CRRM mikerowe 01/22/2012 01:45PM
  Re: Yesterday at the CRRM Jason Midyette 01/22/2012 09:07PM
  Re: Yesterday at the CRRM gbrewer 01/23/2012 06:31AM
  Re: Yesterday at the CRRM Jeff Ramsey 01/22/2012 11:44PM
  Re: Yesterday at the CRRM mikerowe 01/23/2012 12:53PM
  Re: Yesterday at the CRRM jalbers 01/23/2012 02:28PM
  Re: Yesterday at the CRRM Jeff Ramsey 01/23/2012 03:37PM
  Re: Yesterday at the CRRM jalbers 01/23/2012 03:49PM

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Denver & Rio Grande Western engine number 473 with train #426. Photographed: near Otowi, N.M., March 22, 1941.

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