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Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad

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Last Narrow Gauge R.R. (1960) Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad

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Union Pacific and The Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad

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Denver & Rio Grande Western 478 Through The Years

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Denver & Rio Grande Western 480 Through The Years

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My Denver Rio Grande Western coal train

The Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad, often shortened to Rio Grande, D&RG or D&RGW, formerly the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad, was an American Class I railroad company. The railroad started as a 3 ft narrow-gauge line running south from Denver, Colorado in 1870. It served mainly as a transcontinental bridge line between Denver, and Salt Lake City, Utah. The Rio Grande was also a major origin of coal and mineral traffic.
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