Denver & Rio Grande Western RR 2-8-2 No. 480
Durango, CO, United States
Location: Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Status: Operational
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Posted: Jun 6, 2021 @ 18:06:02 by Jordon Chadwick
480 has been converted to run oil. Please change to oil.
Posted: Jan 26, 2021 @ 06:01:19 by Nicholas Medovich
480 will most likely be the last steam locomotive to be converted to oil by D&SNG.
Posted: Dec 23, 2020 @ 16:12:40 by Nicholas Medovich
480 is next in line for conversion to burn oil. D&S most likely wants to keep one of each oil fired. For now that is
Posted: Jan 10, 2019 @ 18:01:36 by John T findlay
This locomotive has got the same number as NZR WW 480 at the Glenbrook Vintage Railway in New Zealand.
Posted: Feb 13, 2016 @ 01:02:29 by Chris Little
I have talked with the senior workshop manager and he mentioned that 480 is the troublesome child of the steam fleet.
Posted: Jun 15, 2004 @ 16:06:44 by Paul
480 broke a wrist pin on the crosshead in March.  An estimated $10,000 and 1,500 hours are what is estimated to get her back on the road.