Colorado Railroad Museum - Locomotive 683


Address: 17155 W. 44th Ave., Golden 80401

Built in 1890 and important for its association with Colorado railroad history and for its engineering significance, No. 683 was one of the early locomotives acquired by the D&RGW when converting its mainline to standard gauge. It operated until 1955 and was acquired by the Colorado Railroad Museum in 1963. This is the only extant D&RGW Railroad standard gauge steam locomotive; all others have been scrapped. It was listed on the Directory of State Register Places 5JF1013.11) on September 11, 1996.
Quad Map/Date: Golden, 1965 (1994)
Sec/Town/Range: S23, T4S, R70W
Elevation: 5600
Source: Directory of State Register Places, 1997, Colorado Historical Society.
 


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