South Park Masons 2

 

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We are blessed with such a wide variety of action shots of South Park Masons that we had to add a second page.  This is a painting called “Night Train to Gunnison” by Philip Ronfor showing Engine 58, the Twin Lakes, and Engine 53, the Silverton.  The image is from “Denver, South Park & Pacific”, by Mac Poor page 223.  Click picture for a larger image and more complete description.

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Denver, Leadville, & Gunnilson Number 57 (Formerly DSP&P Number 57) photographed at Garfield Quarry in 1892.  Photo from Denver, South Park & Pacific, Mac Poor page 457.  Click picture for a larger image and more complete description.

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Mason bogie Number 44, Lake City, at Denver depot between 1885 and 1889.  Photo from Denver, South Park & Pacific, Mac Poor page 461.  Click picture for a larger image and more complete description.

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Mason bogie Number 42 pulling waycar West of Webster Station.Photo from Denver, South Park & Pacific, Mac Poor page 149.  Click picture for a larger image and more complete description.

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Mason Bogie pulling consist in Box Canyon below Dead Man’s Curve.  Photo from Denver, South Park & Pacific, Mac Poor page 475.  Click picture for a larger image and more complete description.

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Mason bogie Number 55, the Crested Butte, pulling a passenger consist for the Montana Union Railway in 1886.Photo from Denver, South Park & Pacific Pictorial Supplement, Mac Poor page 346.  Click picture for a larger image and more complete description.

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Mason bogie Number 12, the Como, leading a double head with a Baldwin 2-8-0 in Platte Canyon in the early 1880s.Photo from Denver, South Park & Pacific Pictorial Supplement, Mac Poor page 7.  Click picture for a larger image and more complete description.

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Mason bogie Number 10 pauses for water with a mixed consist at the Baker water tank.Photo from Denver, South Park & Pacific Pictorial Supplement, Mac Poor page 38.  Click picture for a larger image and more complete description.

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Mason Bogie Number 22, the Crested Butte on a high steel bridge over the Arkansas River in the 1880s.Photo from Denver, South Park & Pacific Pictorial Supplement, Mac Poor page 40.  Click picture for a larger image and more complete description.

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Two damaged Mason Bogies, the Oro City and Alpine, after a collision in the 1880s.Photo from Denver, South Park & Pacific Pictorial Supplement, Mac Poor page 326.  Click picture for a larger image and more complete description.

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