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Re: 480/483 West part 2 now 481 West

December 03, 2017 01:11PM
Russo Loco Wrote:
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> drgwk37 Wrote:
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>
> > . . .  I can't make out the markings
> on the sides
> > of the excavators which might help us figure out
>
> > where they were going.  I don't think they
> are RR
> > equipment, but again it's hard to tell.
>
>
> Interesting, William -
>
> It almost looks like they're painted 'Grande Gold'
> with a thin black stripe and aluminium roofs
> – but wouldn't 1941 be way too early for
> that color scheme on the D&RGW?  Is there any
> chance that they're headed up north of Durango to
> clear a major slide on the Silverton Branch? 
> Alternatively, what year was the highway between
> Durango and Silverton widened & paved??


Russo

I agree the paint scheme is very similar to what the D&RGW would adopt and use. It does look like aluminum on the roof along with a black stripe just below it. These are big machines.

William
aka drgwk37
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480/483 West part 2 now 481 West Attachments

drgwk37 December 03, 2017 11:07AM

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