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The D&RGW Scenic Line's
Narrow Gauge Gondola Roster





Classes 12a & 12b 32' 25-Ton Gondolas (WT: 20,900 lb)
Class 12a: 9200-9299              Class 12b: 9300-9574
D&RGW Roster Modeler / Owner HeraldModeling NotesManufacturer
9206GrantCFGBS B340414
9325GaryMMTBS B340415
9326GaryMMTRenumberedBS B340415
9335GaryMMTRenumberedBS B340415W
9536TomG FGRenumberedBS B340415W
Notes:
  • Herald: RG - Royal Gorge, MT - Moffat Tunnel, FG - Flying Rio Grande
  • Manufacturer: BS - Blackstone
  • Class 12a built 8-1898, Class 12b built 6-1902



Classes 13 & 14 32' 25-Ton Gondolas (WT: 18,500 lb)
Class 13: 1000-1399              Class 14: 1400-1499
D&RGW Roster Modeler / Owner HeraldModeling NotesManufacturer
1000GrantC MTBS B340400W
1000Hal MTBS B340400W
1007GrantC MTRenumberedBS B340400W
1006GaryM MTRenumberedBS B340400
1012GrantC FGBS B340408
1036Hal RGBS B340402
1039GrantC FGBS B340409
1057StevO DP-112
1060GaryM MTRenumberedBS B340400
1133TomG FGBS B340404
1142GrantC MTRenumberedBS B340401
1145GrantC MTBS B340401
1145GlennG MTBS B340401
1146GrantC MTRenumberedBS B340401
1147GaryM MTRenumberedBS B340401
1195TomG MTRenumberedBS B340401
1202AlexM RGBS B340412
1202GrantC RGBS B340412
1202GaryM RGBS B340412
1203GaryM RGRenumberedBS B340412
1207AlexM RGRenumberedBS B340412
1232AlexM RGBS B340413
1247HalZ TC
1258TomG FGBS B340406
1262AlexM RGRenumberedBS B340412
1267TomG FGBS B340405
1267TarryH FGBS B340405
1268StevO DP-112
1300StevO DP-112
1302GaryM RGRenumberedBS B340412
1303AlexM RGRenumberedBS B340412W
1309TomG FGRenumberedBS B340405
1331AlexM RGBS B340403
1334GrantC RGRenumberedBS B340403
1386StevO DP-112
----JohnD/SLMI TC
----GaryM TC
1412TomG FGRenumberedBS B340408
1423StevO DP-112
1439TomG FGRenumberedBS B340409
Notes:
  • Herald: RG - Royal Gorge, MT - Moffat Tunnel, FG - Flying Rio Grande
  • Built in 1902 by American Car & Foundary with 40" sides
  • Class 13 built as ordinary gondolas, 10 stake pockets, 24'3" truck spacing.
  • Class 14 built as side dump cars, 9 stake pockets, 21'7" truck spacing.
  • 1923 rebuilt into high side gondolas with new side boards, stakes, sidesills and 22'2" wheel base with Weight = 22,000 lb.
  • Manufacturer: BS - Blackstone, DP - Durango Press, TC - Trout Creek



Class 15: 1903 32' 25-Ton High Sided Gondolas (WT: 19,900 lb)
1500 - 1899
D&RGW
Roster
Modeler
/ Owner
HeraldModeling Notes Manufacturer
1501StevODP-112
1501KentS/SLMIMTDP-112
1504KentSRGSand CarDP-112
1507StevODP-112
1524HalZDP-112
1526KentS/SLMIRGDP-112
1527StevODP-112
1527KentSDP-112
1529KentSFRGDP-112
1532StevODP-112
1549StevODP-112
1551TomG/SLMIRGLimestone Load - EmptyDP-112
1552TomG DP-112
1565StevODP-112
1574StevODP-112
1751StevODP-112
----GaryMDP-112
----GaryMDP-112
----GaryMDP-112
----GaryMDP-112
----GaryM/SLMIDP-112
----GaryM/SLMIDP-112
Notes:
  • Rebuilt in 1924 as high sided gondolas to 50" sides from 40" sides by adding a board, rebuilt Weight = 20,200 lb.
  • Truck spacing was changed from 24'3" to 22' 4" during rebuild.
  • Manufacturer: DP - Durango Press
  • Herald: RG - Royal Gorge, MT - Moffat Tunnel, FG - Flying Rio Grande



Class 16: 1906 32' 25-Ton High Sided Gondolas (WT: 19,000 lb)
1900 - 1925
D&RGW Roster Modeler / Owner HeraldModeling NotesManufacturer
Notes:
  • Like Class 15, except 5 50" board sides originally
  • These cars were not needed to be rebuilt.
  • 22 cars survived through 1948 but all were scrapped/retired by 1952.
  • Corner iron brackets were separate short ones between boards (as on Class 17)
  • 24'3" truck spacing.



Class 17 & 18 30' 25-Ton Drop Bottom Gondolas (WT: 24,500 lb)
Class 17: 700-799              Class 18: 800-899
D&RGW
Roster
Modeler
/ Owner
HeraldModeling Notes Manufacturer
805 TomG MTBS 340551
821 TomG GL 300-5188
830 TomG FGBS 340555
8xx GaryM GL 300-5188
845 GaryMFGBS 340555
845 TomG FGBS 340555
872TarryH GL 300-5188
880 GaryMMTBrass
897 GaryMMTBrass
Notes:
  • Built in 1904 Lt WT 24000, rebuilt in 1924 24500 WT.
  • 40" sides.
  • Class 18 had one board less on the side than sister Class 17 car.
  • Coke racks, slatted and raising the sides to the height of a boxcar.
  • Used for delivering coke from ovens to CF&I in Pueblo.
  • In 1918, converted to Class 17 Drop Bottoms by adding a side board and removing the coke racks. Operating levers and shafts located on the outside of the car, and roof removed.
  • Manufacturer: BS - Blackstone, GL - Grandt Line
  • Herald: RG - Royal Gorge, MT - Moffat Tunnel, FG - Flying Rio Grande



Class 20 1950 Pipe Gondolas
ClassD&RGW RosterOrig. BuiltHeraldSLMI Roster Modeler / Owner
129200-95741902FG
131000-13991902FG
141400-14991902FG
151500-18991903FG1839HalZ
17700-7991904FG712HalZ
Notes:
  • In the early 1950s, NG rolling stock was rebuilt into the pipe gondolas for a major natural gas field near Farmington, NM.
  • Approximately 101 Class 12 - 15 high sided gondolas were stripped of their ends to carry pipe.
  • Idler flats were used between the gondolas to allow the pipe to extend out from the gondolas.
  • Approximately 95 Class 12 - 15 high sided gondolas sides were cut down to make heavy idler flats reinforced with with lengths of rail.
  • Kits: Durango Press 254-114, DP-114 Pipe Gondola


Miscellaneous Gondolas
RoadNumberManufacturerModeling Notes Modeler / Owner
C&S4507MT #860 00 01130'/SUFHalZ
C&S4517MT #860 00 01x30'/SUFHalZ
C&S4534GL #5214 30'/SUFHalZ
C&S7132MT #855 00 01230'/SUFHalZ
DB&W200MT 30'/SUFHalZ
Notes:
  • Manufacturer: MT - Micro Trains, GL - Grandt Line
  • Roads: C&S - Colorado & Southern, DB&W - Denver, Boulder & Western






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