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Colorado Central Railroad

Narrow Gauge Locomotives

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(see also: Colorado Central Railroad Standard Gauge Locomotives)

Colorado Central 2-6-0 -- 1 locomotive

CC
Number
Builder Builder
Number
Date
Built
1885 UP System
Number
Date
Vacated
Notes
CC 1 National 151 Apr 1874 CC 284 1889 1

Description:

Drive Wheel Diameter: 33 inches
Cylinders: 12x16 inches

General Notes:

a. Builder was National Locomotive Works, of Connellsville Pennsylvania, also known between 1873-1875 as Dawson & Bailey (Read more about National/Dawson & Bailey)

Notes:

1. Colorado Central 1 was built in 1874; to Colorado Central 284 in 1885; vacated in 1889
   

Colorado Central 0-4-0 -- 1 locomotive

CC
Number
Builder Builder
Number
Date
Built
1885 UP System
Number
Date
Vacated
Notes
CC 2 Porter-Bell 214 Jan 1875 CC 293 1889 1

Description:

Drive Wheel Diameter: 33 inches
Cylinders: 12x16 inches

Notes:

1. Colorado Central number 2 was built in 1875; to Colorado Central 293 in 1885; vacated in 1889
   

Colorado Central 0-6-0 -- 4 locomotives

CC
Number
Builder Builder
Number
Date
Built
1885 UP System
Number
1890 UPD&G
Number
Date
Vacated
Notes
CC 3 Porter-Bell 217 May 1875 CC 33 UPD&G 33   1
CC 4 Porter-Bell 149 Mar 1873 CC 30   1889 2
CC 5 Porter-Bell 150 Mar 1873 CC 31 UPD&G 31   3
CC 6 Porter-Bell 179 Aug 1873 CC 32   1889 4

Description:

Drive Wheel Diameter: 33 inches
Cylinders: 12x16 inches

General Notes:

a. G. M. Best says all four were rebuilt on the following dates:
  CC
Number
Date
Rebuilt
  CC 3 Apr 1879
  CC 4 Feb 1884
  CC 5 Apr 1881
  CC 6 Sep 1882

Notes:

1. Colorado Central number 3 was built in 1875; to Colorado Central 33 in 1885
2. Colorado Central number 4 was built in 1873; to Colorado Central 30 in 1885; vacated in 1889
3. Colorado Central number 5 was built in 1873; to Colorado Central 31 in 1885
4. Colorado Central number 6 was built in 1873; to Colorado Central 32 in 1885; vacated in 1889
   

Colorado Central 2-6-0 -- 1 locomotive

CC
Number
Builder Builder
Number
Date
Built
1885 UP System
Number
Date
Vacated
Notes
CC 7 Porter-Bell 280 Dec 1877 CC 292 1887 1

Description:

Drive Wheel Diameter: 36 inches
Cylinders: 12x16 inches

Notes:

1. Colorado Central number 7 was built in 1877; to Colorado Central 292 in 1885; vacated in 1887
   

Colorado Central 2-6-0 -- 6 locomotives

CC
Number
Builder Builder
Number
Date
Built
1885 UP System
Number
1890 UPD&G
Number
1899 C&S
Number
Date
Vacated
Notes
CC 8 Brooks 403 Mar 1880 CC 150 UPD&G 150 C&S 15   1
CC 9 Brooks 404 Mar 1880 CC 151     Dec 1885 2
CC 10 Brooks 464 Oct 1880 CC 152 UPD&G 152 C&S 16   3
CC 11 Brooks 465 Oct 1880 CC 153 UPD&G 153   Sep 1896 4
CC 12 Brooks 547 Jun 1881 CC 154 UPD&G 154   1898 5
CC 13 Brooks 549 Jun 1881 CC 155 UPD&G 155 C&S 14   6

Description:

Drive Wheel Diameter: 36 inches
Cylinders: 15x18 inches

Notes:

1. Colorado Central number 8 was built in 1880; to Colorado Central 150 in 1885; to C&S 15 in 1899; vacated before 1902
2. Colorado Central number 9 was built in 1880; to Colorado Central 151 in June 1885; wrecked and rebuilt to Colorado Central 59 in December 1885; sold by C&S in 1898 without carrying a C&S number
3. Colorado Central 10 was built in 1880; to Colorado Central 152 in 1885; to C&S 16 in 1899; vacated before 1902
4. Colorado Central 11 was built in 1880; to Colorado Central 153 in 1885; wrecked in staged collision on September 30, 1896
5. Colorado Central 12 was built in 1880; to Colorado Central 150 in 1885; vacated in 1898; sold to F. M. Hicks Locomotive and Car Company, Chicago, Illinois; sold to Amos Kent Lumber Company number 2
6. Colorado Central 13 was built in 1880; to Colorado Central 150 in 1885; to C&S 14 in 1899; vacated before 1902
   

Colorado Central 2-6-0 -- 2 locomotives

CC
Number
Builder Builder
Number
Date
Built
1885 UP System
Number
1890 UPD&G
Number
1899 C&S
Number
Notes
CC 14 Cooke 1558 Feb 1884 CC 107 UPD&G 107 C&S 12 1
CC 15 Cooke 1559 Feb 1884 CC 108 UPD&G 108 C&S 13 2

Description:

Drive Wheel Diameter: 40 inches
Cylinders: 14x18 inches

Notes:

1. Colorado Central 14 was built in 1884; to Colorado Central 107 in 1885; to C&S 12 in 1899; vacated in 1923
2. Colorado Central 15 was built in 1884; to Colorado Central 108 in 1885; to C&S 13 in 1899; vacated in 1923

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