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Road: Denver & Rio Grande Western                                 Road #: 592
From: 1927       To: 1938           Class: none                            Gauge: Standard
Acquired: Used                             Name:
Builder: D&RGW;, 1927           Wt: 0                                       Tract. Eff.: 0
Wheel Arr.: Motor Car               Cylinders:                                Drivers: 0.00

Photographs: p 144 [1], pp 52-53 [5], Otto Perry Photo shown above


  • Built by Pullman in 1898 as RGW coach #216.
  • Renumbered D&RG; 784 in 1909
  • Rebuilt as combination baggage-coach in 1920.
  • Equipped with two Continental 6-cylinder 100 hp engines in 1927 at Burnham
  • It was used briefly on the Leadville and Creede branches prior to 1930.
  • Engines were removed in November 1938 and the car was subsequently used on the Aspen Branch mixed.
  • It was retired in 1951
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