35 relations: Alamosa, Colorado, Alaska, American Locomotive Company, Antonito, Colorado, Chili line, Coal, Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad, Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad, Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, Durango, Colorado, Glossary of boiler terms, Gunnison, Colorado, Hawaii, Narrow-gauge railway, Oahu Railway and Land Company, Rail transport modelling, Rio Grande class K-27, Rio Grande class K-36, Rio Grande class K-37, Salida, Colorado, San Juan Express, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Schenectady Locomotive Works, Shavano (train), Silverton, Colorado, Steam locomotive, Tender (rail), United States Army, Walschaerts valve gear, White Pass and Yukon Route, World War II, Yukon, 2-8-2, 3 ft gauge rail modelling, 3 ft gauge railways.
Alamosa is a city under Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Alamosa County, Colorado, United States.
Alaska (Alax̂sxax̂) is a U.S. state located in the northwest extremity of North America.
The American Locomotive Company, often shortened to ALCO, ALCo or Alco, designed, built and sold steam locomotives, diesel-electric locomotives, diesel engines and generators, specialized forgings, high quality steel, armed tanks and automobiles and produced nuclear energy.
The Town of Antonito is a Statutory Town located in Conejos County, Colorado, United States.
The Chili line, officially known as the Santa Fe branch, was a narrow-gauge branch of the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad (D&RGW).
Coal is a combustible black or brownish-black sedimentary rock usually occurring in rock strata in layers or veins called coal beds or coal seams.
The Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad (C&TS) is a narrow-gauge heritage railroad running for 64 miles (103 km) between Antonito, Colorado and Chama, New Mexico, United States.
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.
The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad (D&SNG) is a narrow-gauge heritage railroad that operates of track between Durango and Silverton, in the U.S. state of Colorado.
The City of Durango is the county seat and the most populous municipality of La Plata County, Colorado, United States.
Boilers for generating steam or hot water have been designed in countless shapes, sizes and configurations.
The City of Gunnison is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Gunnison County, Colorado, United States.
Hawaii (Hawaii) is the 50th and most recent state to have joined the United States, having received statehood on August 21, 1959.
A narrow-gauge railway (narrow-gauge railroad in the US) is a railway with a track gauge narrower than the standard.
The Oahu Railway and Land Company, or OR&L, was a narrow gauge common carrier railway that served much of the Hawaiian island of Oahu, and was the largest narrow gauge class one common carrier in the U.S, until its dissolution in 1947.
Railway modelling (UK, Australia and Ireland) or model railroading (US and Canada) is a hobby in which rail transport systems are modelled at a reduced scale.
The K-27 is a class of 3 ft 0 in (914 mm) narrow gauge, 2-8-2 steam locomotives built for the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1903.
The Denver and Rio Grande Western K-36 class are ten narrow gauge, Mikado type, 2-8-2 steam locomotives built for the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad (DRGW) by Baldwin Locomotive Works.
Denver & Rio Grande Western K-37s are 2-8-2, Mikado type, narrow gauge steam locomotives.
The City of Salida (Spanish:, "exit") is a Statutory City that is the county seat and most populous city of Chaffee County, Colorado, United States.
The San Juan Express (also known as simply the San Juan) was a narrow gauge train that ran on the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad (D&RGW) route from Durango, Colorado via Chama, New Mexico; Cumbres Pass; and Antonito, Colorado to Alamosa, Colorado.
Santa Fe (or; Tewa: Ogha Po'oge, Yootó) is the capital of the U.S. state of New Mexico.
The Schenectady Locomotive Works built railroad locomotives from its founding in 1848 through its merger into American Locomotive Company (Alco) in 1901.
The Shavano was a named passenger train operated by the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad between Salida and Gunnison, Colorado.
The town of Silverton is a Statutory Town that is the county seat of, and the only incorporated municipality in San Juan County, Colorado, United States.
A steam locomotive is a type of railway locomotive that produces its pulling power through a steam engine.
A tender or coal-car is a special rail vehicle hauled by a steam locomotive containing its fuel (wood, coal, or oil) and water.
The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
The Walschaerts valve gear is a type of valve gear invented by Belgian railway mechanical engineer Egide Walschaerts in 1844 used to regulate the flow of steam to the pistons in steam engines.
The White Pass and Yukon Route (WP&Y, WP&YR) is a Canadian and U.S. Class II narrow-gauge railroad linking the port of Skagway, Alaska, with Whitehorse, the capital of Yukon.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Yukon (also commonly called the Yukon) is the smallest and westernmost of Canada's three federal territories (the other two are the Northwest Territories and Nunavut).
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 two trailing wheels on one axle, usually in a trailing truck.
3' Gauge rail modelling is a specialisation in rail transport modelling.
Three foot gauge railways have a track gauge of or 1 yard.