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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 HeraldBlt/RBltManufacturer
1000GrantC MT4-38BS B340400W
1000Hal MT4-38BS B340400W
1006GaryM MT4-38BS B340400
1007GrantC MT4-38BS B340400W
1012GrantC FG8-42BS B340408
1036Hal RGBS B340402
1039GrantC FGBS B340409
1057StevO DP-112
1060GaryM MT4-38BS B340400
1133TomG FGBS B340404
1142GrantC MT4-38BS B340401
1145GlennG MT4-38BS B340401
1146GrantC MT4-38BS B340401
1147GaryM MT4-38BS B340401
1195TomG MT4-38BS B340401
1202GrantC RGBS B340412
1202TomG RGBS B340412
1203GaryM RGBS B340412
1207AlexM RGBS B340412
1230HalZ/SLMI RG8-41BS B340413
1232AlexM RGBS B340413
1258TomG FGBS B340406
1262AlexM RG3-30BS B340412
1267TomG FG7-41BS B340405
1267TarryH FGBS B340405
1268StevO DP-112
1300StevO DP-112
1302GaryM RGRenumberedBS B340412
1303AlexM RGRenumberedBS B340412W
1309TomG FGRenumberedBS B340405
1331AlexM RG2-30BS 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
1545GrantCMT4-38BS B340401
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
151500-18991903FG
17700-7991904FG
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
Notes:
  • Manufacturer: MT - Micro Trains, GL - Grandt Line
  • Roads: C&S - Colorado & Southern, DB&W - Denver, Boulder & Western






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