Photo By: Kevin Morgan
 

The obligatory roster shot of D&S 486, our 2-8-2 (K-36 class) steam engine! These old engines are still powered by coal (as tender shows) and they are in fact hand-fired! In a round trip from Durango to Silverton and back, the fireman shovels as much as seven tons of coal into the engine.
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Location Information
City or County and State
Silverton, CO

Subdivision
Durango & Silverton

Milepost or Control Point
Silverton




Train Information
Railroad
Durango & Silverton
Model
K-36
Unit Number
DS 486



Photo Information
Camera Make/Model
Canon / Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT
ISO
100
Flash
Did Not Fire

Focal Length
46 mm
Shutter
1/250 seconds
Aperture
f/7.1


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