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D & RG Narrow Gauge Trestle

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The Denver and Rio Grande Railroad's Cimarron Canyon trestle, listed as D&RG Narrow Gauge Trestle on the National Register of Historic Places, is a narrow-gauge railroad deck truss bridge crossing the Cimarron River, within the Curecanti National Recreation Area near Cimarron, Colorado. [1]

21 relations: American Car and Foundry Company, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Boxcar, Caboose, Cimarron River (Gunnison River), Cimarron, Colorado, Curecanti National Recreation Area, Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad, Narrow-gauge railway, National Register of Historic Places, Rio Grande 168, Rio Grande 169, Rio Grande 223, Rio Grande 315, Rio Grande 463, Rolling stock, Span (engineering), Steam locomotive, Tractive force, Truss bridge, 2-8-0.

American Car and Foundry Company

American Car and Foundry (often abbreviated as ACF) is an American manufacturer of railroad rolling stock.

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Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park is an American national park located in western Colorado and managed by the National Park Service.

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Boxcar

A boxcar is a North American railroad car that is enclosed and generally used to carry freight.

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Caboose

A caboose is a manned North American railroad car coupled at the end of a freight train.

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Cimarron River (Gunnison River)

The Cimarron River is a U.S. Geological Survey.

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Cimarron, Colorado

Cimarron is an unincorporated community and U.S. Post Office in Montrose County, Colorado, United States.

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Curecanti National Recreation Area

Curecanti National Recreation Area is a National Park Service unit located on the Gunnison River in western Colorado.

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Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad

The Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad, often shortened to Rio Grande, D&RG or D&RGW, formerly the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad, was an American Class I railroad company.

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Narrow-gauge railway

A narrow-gauge railway (narrow-gauge railroad in the US) is a railway with a track gauge narrower than the standard.

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National Register of Historic Places

The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects deemed worthy of preservation for their historical significance.

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Rio Grande 168

Denver and Rio Grande Western No.

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Rio Grande 169

Denver and Rio Grande Western No.

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Rio Grande 223

Denver and Rio Grande Western 223 is one of a class of 28 2-8-0, Consolidation type, narrow gauge steam railway locomotives built for the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad by the Grant Locomotive Works of Paterson, New Jersey in 1881-82.

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Rio Grande 315

Denver and Rio Grande Western No.

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Rio Grande 463

D&RGW 463 is a 3 foot narrow gauge, Mikado type, 2-8-2 steam railway locomotive built for the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1903.

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Rolling stock

The term rolling stock in rail transport industry originally referred to any vehicles that move on a railway.

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Span (engineering)

Span is the distance between two intermediate supports for a structure, e.g. a beam or a bridge.

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Steam locomotive

A steam locomotive is a type of railway locomotive that produces its pulling power through a steam engine.

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Tractive force

As used in mechanical engineering, the term tractive force can either refer to the total traction a vehicle exerts on a surface, or the amount of the total traction that is parallel to the direction of motion.

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Truss bridge

A truss bridge is a bridge whose load-bearing superstructure is composed of a truss, a structure of connected elements usually forming triangular units.

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2-8-0

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, represents the wheel arrangement of two leading wheels on one axle, usually in a leading truck, eight powered and coupled driving wheels on four axles and no trailing wheels.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/D_%26_RG_Narrow_Gauge_Trestle

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