Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge begins era of oil-burning locomotives

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Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge begins era of oil-burning locomotives

SP-18 engine arrives as training platform for crews

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge begins era of oil-burning locomotives

Randy Babcock, mechanical foreman with Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, is atop the Southern Pacific 18 oil-burning locomotive as he prepares to fill the locomotive’s water tank during a stop in Hermosa on a training run to Rockwood.
Pat Garland with Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad works on Engine No. 493. The D&SNG is converting the locomotive to burn oil instead of coal.
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