It is May of 1954 and this shot of #487 at Antonito captures the mixed nature of passenger travel at the time with refrigerator car, caboose, combine, and passenger coaches in multiple paint schemes.
From 1950's original 35mm slides of the D&RGW
From 1960's original 35mm slides of the D&RGW
Double header with #483 an #493 west of Antonito, CO. near Lava, NM on July 17, 1968.
From 1960's photos by Neal Reich
#483 and #493 cross the trestle west of Antonito, CO. near Lava, NM on July 17, 1968.
Double header consisting of #483 and #493 north of Antonito, CO., on July 17, 1968.
This May 28, 1959 view shows narrow gauge K-37 #498 taking on a heap of coal in Antonito prior to its daily chores.