A beautiful shot of K-27 #453 in the yards of Durango adjacent to the car shop in June of 1951. Note the doghouse on the tender and the footboards to aid in switching duties.
From 1950's original 35mm slides of the D&RGW
The Silverton mixed train, including the Silver Vista, sits in its namesake town awaiting departure in 1948 with K-27 #453 at the head end.
From 1940's Original 35mm slides of the D&RGW