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Denver and Rio Grande Western dump car no. 878

Denver and Rio Grande Western (narrow gauge) dump car trussrod dump car no. 878 was a built by American Car and Foundry in 1904 and donated by Mallory Hope Ferrell to the museum in 1971. This photograph shows both the side levers and the step, unusual because it is made from a round bar rather than from strap iron or steel [GPL].

Other views of this dump car

References

Colorado Railroad Museum Guide to Exhibits. Golden, Colorado, 2006.

The Colorado Railroad Museum


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