D&RGW K-37 Class Narrow Gauge 2-8-2s

K-37 locomotives were originally built as standard gauge Denver & Rio Grande Class 190 units in 1902. During the big renumbering/reclassing of 1924, the units became Class C-41. Between 1928 and 1930, the D&RGW's own Burnham Shops rebuilt these units into the narrow gauge K-37 class.

UnitMfgr.ModelSerialBuiltNotes
490BaldwinK-37206951902Built as D&RG Class 190 1114
Renumbered 1924 to D&RG Class C-41 1014
Rebuilt by Burnham Shops to K-37 490 in 1928
Retired 1962, dismantled 1963-1964
Smokebox to 492, cab in DSNG yard at Hermosa, CO
491BaldwinK-37208291902Built as D&RG Class 190 1126
Renumbered 1924 to D&RG Class C-41 1026
Rebuilt by Burnham Shops to K-37 491 in 1928
Got 496's tender, then to 494
Got 499's tender at CRRM
Property of Colorado Historical Society
On long term loan to Colorado RR Museum
Only K-36 with thermic syphons, reportedly making it one of the best K-37s to run
492BaldwinK-37207491902Built as D&RG Class 190 1121
Renumbered 1924 to D&RG Class C-41 1021
Rebuilt by Burnham Shops to K-37 492 in 1928
Rebuilt with smokebox parts from 490 after striking rock near Navajo, NM, on 6-Aug-1963
To C&TS in 1970, static display Chama, NM
493BaldwinK-37205501902Built as D&RG Class 190 1105
Renumbered 1924 to D&RG Class C-41 1005
Rebuilt by Burnham Shops to K-37 493 in 1928
Retired 1970, to DSNG Mar-1981, static display Silverton, CO
494BaldwinK-37207481902Built at D&RG Class 190 1120
Renumbered 1924 to D&RG Class C-41 1020
Rebuilt by Burnham Shops to K-37 494 in 1928
Original tender to 498
Current tender ex-491,exx-496
Retired 1962, to C&TS in 1970
Static display at Antonito, CO
495BaldwinK-37205221902Built at D&RG Class 190 1104
Renumbered 1924 to D&RG Class C-41 1004
Rebuilt by Burnham Shops to K-37 495 in 1928
Retired 1962, to C&TS in 1970
Static display at Antonito, CO
496BaldwinK-37207511902Built as D&RG Class 190 #1123
To D&RGW Class C-41 #1023 1924
Rebuilt to K-37 #496 1930
Retired on account cracked boiler
Tender to 491, rest scrapped Pueblo 1955
497BaldwinK-37205211902Built at D&RG Class 190 1103
Renumbered 1924 to D&RG Class C-41 1003
Rebuilt by Burnham Shops to K-37 497 in 1930
To DSNG Mar-1981, traded to C&TS 1991 for K-36 482
Stored servicable - flue time expired end of 2003
498BaldwinK-37206401902Built at D&RG Class 190 1109
Renumbered 1924 to D&RG Class C-41 1009
Rebuilt by Burnham Shops to K-37 498 in 1930
Received "flying RG" logo ~1940
To DSNG Mar-1981, static disp Durango, CO
499BaldwinK-37207531902Built at D&RG Class 190 1125
Renumbered 1924 to D&RG Class C-41 1025
Rebuilt by Burnham Shops to K-37 499 in 1930
Retired by DRGW 1970, to DSNG Mar-1981
Traded to Royal Gorge for 486 in 1999
Orig tender to 491 at CRRM
Current tender ex-498,exx-494
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