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2013 – Colorado Railroad Museum – Ride in Varnish

19 Jan
Colorado Railroad Museum

Ride in “Varnish”

This Saturday the Colorado Railroad Museum featured a completely historic 1880’s “Varnish” consist featuring Steam Locomotive No. 40, Rail Post Office No. 60, Passenger Coach Nos. 280 and 284 (with red velvet seats and pot bellied stoves), and RGS Business Car “Rico”.  the private business car that the famous 19th C. photographer William Henry Jackson used when his was hired to photograph the Rio Grande Southern line.

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Posted by on 01/19/2013 in RRAdventures, Trip Reports

 

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One response to “2013 – Colorado Railroad Museum – Ride in Varnish

  1. ginalondon

    01/20/2013 at 1:39 AM

    Love Colorado’s vintage trains! This is great!

     

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