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Denver & Rio Grande Railroad Locomotive No. 169

Step back in history and view a unique locomotive from Alamosa's boom days as a railroad town. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Alamosa's narrow-gauge locomotive 169 was built in April 1883 by Baldwin Locomotive Works in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After decades of service in the San Luis Valley, the engine was retired in 1938 and later refurbished for display at the 1939 New York World's Fair. A restored coal car and B-1 Business Car (1881) accompany the 169 in an outdoor pavilion in Cole Park near the Rio Grande bridge.

Cole Park, just off US Hwy. 160 at Rio Grande bridge
AlamosaCO  81101
(719) 589-3681

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