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Boulder County Railway - Great Western Railway GP9 Diesel Engine #296
Photograph By: Darren E. Hadley Location: Boulder, Colorado Kodak DC210 Zoom (V05.00)
Boulder County Railway Historical Society
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Date Taken: June 11, 2005 Identification:

Great Western Railway
GP9 Diesel Engine #296 (Built 1954)

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Display #10 Great Western 296 was built in 1954 for the Union Pacific as it's #296 and served the UP until June of 1985 when it was sold to the GW.  #296 last served the GW as the railroad's Longmont switch engine from 1998 to 2003.  GP9 locomotives, such as #296, were used by the Union Pacific to operate trains on the Boulder branch.  GW 296 was donated by Ben Mesander and Glenn Pearson in May of 2003.


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