The Prospector 23, Number 2 Has Been Mailed

Arriving soon in a mailbox near you! The Prospector Volume 23, Number 2 started being mailed out this week from our printer. Passenger trains are an important part of the Rio Grande history, and this issue of The Prospector is full of passenger train material. Thornton Waite has submitted a

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Pre-order your 2025 Rio Grande Calendar by McMillan Publications

The RGM&HS is now taking pre-orders for the 2025 Rio Grande Calendar by McMillan Publications which will be available in late August 2024.  Featuring 13 large views of Rio Grande standard gauge trains; one scene to a month: January 2025 through January 2026 the calendar opens to an eye-catching 14

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The Prospector 23, Number 1 Has Been Mailed

Arriving soon in a mailbox near you! The Prospector Volume 23, Number 1 started being mailed out this week from our printer. This issue we delve into winter railroading and snow removal on Colorado’s mountain passes. Our first article, penned by W. George Cook, explores the early days of snow

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Rio Grande Product News – February 2024

We try to capture the significant D&RGW models for Rio Grande modelers in the our Rio Grande Model News section of The Green Light Newsletter.  These are the product news that were in the February 2024 edition of the newsletter sent to members. If we missed a product announcement, or

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February 2024 Green Light

Current RGM&HS society members started receiving the February 2024 Green Light via e-mail on the evening of the March 5th.  In this issue includes the latest society news, updates on current activities, "Rio Grande" modeling news, photos and more. We welcome comments and feedback from the members who have received

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Rio Grande Product News – December 2023

We try to capture the significant D&RGW models for Rio Grande modelers in the our Rio Grande Model News section of The Green Light Newsletter.  These are the product news that were in the December 2023 edition of the newsletter sent to members. If we missed a product announcement, or

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December 2023 Green Light

Current RGM&HS society members started receiving the December 2023 Green Light via e-mail on the evening of the December 31st.  In this issue includes the latest society news, updates on current activities, "Rio Grande" modeling news, photos and more. We welcome comments and feedback from the members who have received

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Rio Grande Product News – November 2023

We try to capture the significant D&RGW models for Rio Grande modelers in the our Rio Grande Model News section of The Green Light Newsletter.  These are the product news that were in the November 2023 edition of the newsletter sent to members. If we missed a product announcement, or

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November 2023 Green Light

Current RGM&HS society members started receiving the November 2023 Green Light via e-mail on the evening of the November 19th. The November issue includes the latest society news, updates on current activities, "Rio Grande" modeling news, photos and more. We welcome comments and feedback from the members who have received

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Rio Grande Southern C-19 #41 Test Run

In 1881, the Baldwin locomotive company built 12 C-19 class 2-8-0 engines for the Denver & Rio Grande RR. In 1916, the D&RG sold number 409 to the Rio Grande Southern RR. The RGS renumbered it to 41. In November 1951, the 41 was sold to Knotts Berry Farm in

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