# Denver, South Park & Pacific Railroad (1873-1889)

Denver, Leadville & Gunnison Railway (1889-1899)

This page was last updated on May 15, 2010.

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## Locomotives

All DSP&P locomotives were renumbered beginning in June 1885 as part of Union Pacific's system-wide renumbering, and again in 1889 when the road was reorganized as the Denver, Leadville & Gunnison Railway.

**DSP&P 2-6-0** — 1 locomotive

DSP&P Number |
Name | Builder | Builder Number |
Date Built |
1885 DSP&P Number |
Date Vacated |
Notes |

DSP&P 1 | Fairplay | National | [194] | Apr 1873 | DSP&P 4 | 1887 | 1 |

Description:

Drive Wheel Diameter: 34 inches |

Cylinders: 11x16 inches |

General Notes:

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

b. | Locomotive may have been built in April 1873 either as speculation, or for another road for which the sale was not completed. |

c. | Delivered at Denver on March 29, 1874 (Robertson, page 121) |

Notes:

1. | DSP&P 1 was built in 1873, delivered to DSP&P in 1874; to DSP&P 1 in 1885; vacated in 1887 |

**DSP&P 4-4-0** — 1 locomotive

DSP&P Number |
Name | Builder | Builder Number |
Date Built |
1885 DSP&P Number |
1889 DL&G Number |
Date Vacated |
Notes |

DSP&P 2 | Platte Cañon | National | [207] | Sep 1874 | DSP&P 283 | DL&G 283 | 1890 | 1 |

Description:

Drive Wheel Diameter: 44 inches |

Cylinders: 13x18 inches |

General Notes:

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

Notes:

1. | DSP&P 2 was built in 1874; to DSP&P 283 in 1885; to DL&G 283 in 1889; vacated in 1890 |

**DSP&P 2-6-6T** — 14 locomotives (Mason Bogie)

DSP&P Number |
Name | Builder | Builder Number |
Date Built |
1885 DSP&P Number |
1889 DL&G Number |
Date Vacated |
Notes |

DSP&P 3 | Oro City | Mason | 591 | May 1878 | DSP&P 40 | DL&G 40 | 1890 | 1 |

DSP&P 4 | San Juan | Mason | 597 | Nov 1878 | DSP&P 41 | DL&G 41 | 1889 | 2 |

DSP&P 5 | Leadville | Mason | 589 | Jan 1878 | DSP&P 291 | DL&G 291 | 3 | |

DSP&P 6 | Tenmile | Mason | 599 | Apr 1879 | DSP&P 42 | DL&G 42 | 1889 | 4 |

DSP&P 7 | Gunnison | Mason | 600 | Apr 1879 | DSP&P 43 | DL&G 43 | 1889 | 5 |

DSP&P 8 | Lake City | Mason | 601 | May 1879 | DSP&P 44 | DL&G 44 | 1889 | 6 |

DSP&P 9 | Kenosha | Mason | 602 | May 1879 | DSP&P 50 | DL&G 50 | 1886 | 7 |

DSP&P 10 | Granite | Mason | 607 | Aug 1879 | DSP&P 45 | DL&G 45 | 1890 | 8 |

DSP&P 11 | Ouray | Mason | 608 | Aug 1879 | DSP&P 46 | DL&G 46 | 1890 | 9 |

DSP&P 12 | Como | Mason | 609 | Sep 1879 | DSP&P 47 | DL&G 47 | 1890 | 10 |

DSP&P 13 | Ruby | Mason | 610 | Sep 1879 | DSP&P 48 | DL&G 48 | 1890 | 11 |

DSP&P 14 | Twin Lakes | Mason | 611 | Oct 1879 | DSP&P 58 | DL&G 58 | Bef 1894 | 12 |

DSP&P 15 | Breckenridge | Mason | 612 | Oct 1879 | DSP&P 51 | DL&G 51 | Bef 1894 | 13 |

DSP&P 16 | Eureka | Mason | 613 | Nov 1879 | DSP&P 52 | DL&G 52 | Bef 1894 | 14 |

Description:

Drive Wheel Diameter: 34 inches |

Cylinders: 12x16 inches |

Notes:

**DSP&P 2-6-0** — 3 locomotives

DSP&P Number |
Previous Number |
Date To DSP&P |
Builder | Builder Number |
Date Built |
1885 DSP&P Number |
Date Vacated |
Notes |

DSP&P 17 | C&StL 20 | Nov 1879 | National | [204] | Jan 1875 | DSP&P 140 | Bef 1889 | 1 |

DSP&P 18 | C&StL 22 | Nov 1879 | National | [205] | Feb 1875 | DSP&P 141 | Bef 1889 | 2 |

DSP&P 19 | C&StL 23 | Nov 1879 | National | [206] | Feb 1875 | DSP&P 142 | Bef 1889 | 3 |

Description:

Drive Wheel Diameter: 47 inches |

Cylinders: 14x22 inches |

General Notes:

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

b. | All three locomotives were purchased secondhand from Cairo & St. Louis Railroad in November 1879 |

Notes:

**DSP&P 2-6-6T** — 5 locomotives (Mason Bogie)

DSP&P Number |
Name | Builder | Builder Number |
Date Built |
1885 DSP&P Number |
1889 DL&G Number |
Date Vacated |
Notes |

DSP&P 20 | Silverton | Mason | 614 | Nov 1879 | DSP&P 53 | DL&G 53 | 1 | |

DSP&P 21 | Pitkin City | Mason | 615 | Dec 1879 | DSP&P 54 | DL&G 54 | 2 | |

DSP&P 22 | Crested Butte | Mason | 616 | Dec 1879 | DSP&P 55 | DL&G 55 | 3 | |

DSP&P 23 | Grant | Mason | 617 | Feb 1880 | DSP&P 56 | DL&G 56 | 4 | |

DSP&P 24 | Buena Vista | Mason | 618 | Feb 1880 | DSP&P 57 | DL&G 57 | 5 |

Description:

Drive Wheel Diameter: 38 inches |

Cylinders: 14x16 inches |

Notes:

**DSP&P 2-8-6T** — 4 locomotives (Mason Bogie)

DSP&P Number |
Name | Builder | Builder Number |
Date Built |
1885 DSP&P Number |
1889 DL&G Number |
Date Vacated |
Notes |

DSP&P 25 | Alpine | Mason | 623 | Jun 1880 | DSP&P 240 | DL&G 240 | 1894 | 1 |

DSP&P 26 | Rico | Mason | 624 | Jun 1880 | DSP&P 241 | DL&G 241 | 1894 | 2 |

DSP&P 27 | Roaring Fork | Mason | 628 | Aug 1880 | DSP&P 242 | DL&G 242 | 1894 | 3 |

DSP&P 28 | Denver | Mason | 632 | Oct 1880 | DSP&P 243 | DL&G 243 | 1894 | 4 |

Description:

Drive Wheel Diameter: 38 inches |

Cylinders: 15x20 inches |

Notes:

**DSP&P 2-6-0** — 10 locomotives

DSP&P Number |
Name | Builder | Builder Number |
Builder Date |
1885 DSP&P Number |
1889 DL&G Number |
1899 C&S Number |
Date Vacated |
Notes |

DSP&P 29 | Brooks | 713 | May 1882 | DSP&P 156 | DL&G 156 | C&S 21 | 1 | ||

DSP&P 30 | Morrison | Brooks | 714 | May 1882 | DSP&P 157 | DL&G 157 | Dec 1897 | 2 | |

DSP&P 31 | Hilltop | Brooks | 727 | Jun 1882 | DSP&P 158 | DL&G 158 | 3 | ||

DSP&P 32 | Brooks | 728 | Jun 1882 | DSP&P 159 | DL&G 159 | Sep 1898 | 4 | ||

DSP&P 33 | Webster | Brooks | 742 | Jul 1882 | DSP&P 160 | DL&G 160 | 5 | ||

DSP&P 34 | Alma | Brooks | 743 | Jul 1882 | DSP&P 161 | DL&G 161 | C&S 17 | 6 | |

DSP&P 35 | Dillon | Brooks | 755 | Aug 1882 | DSP&P 162 | DL&G 162 | C&S 22 | 7 | |

DSP&P 36 | Brooks | 756 | Aug 1882 | DSP&P 163 | DL&G 163 | 1892 | 8 | ||

DSP&P 37 | Brooks | 782 | Sep 1882 | DSP&P 164 | DL&G 164 | C&S 19 | 9 | ||

DSP&P 38 | Chihuahua | Brooks | 783 | Sep 1882 | DSP&P 165 | DL&G 165 | C&S 20 | 10 |

Description:

Drive Wheel Diameter: 38 inches |

Cylinders: 15x18 inches |

Notes:

**DSP&P 2-6-0** — 2 locomotives

DSP&P Number |
Builder | Builder Number |
Date Built |
1885 DSP&P Number |
1889 DL&G Number |
1899 C&S Number |
Notes |

DSP&P 39 | Cooke | 1550 | Feb 1884 | DSP&P 109 | DL&G 109 | C&S 4 | 1 |

DSP&P 40 | Cooke | 1551 | Feb 1884 | DSP&P 110 | DL&G 110 | C&S 5 | 2 |

Description:

Drive Wheel Diameter: 40 inches |

Cylinders: 14x18 inches |

Notes:

**DSP&P 2-8-0** — 9 locomotives

DSP&P Number |
Builder | Builder Number |
Date Built |
1885 DSP&P Number |
1889 DL&G Number |
1899 C&S Number |
Notes |

DSP&P 41 | Cooke | 1478 | Jun 1883 | DSP&P 198 | DL&G 198 | C&S 37 | 1 |

DSP&P 42 | Cooke | 1479 | Jun 1883 | DSP&P 199 | DL&G 199 | C&S 38 | 2 |

DSP&P 43 | Cooke | 1480 | Jun 1883 | DSP&P 200 | DL&G 200 | C&S 39 | 3 |

DSP&P 44 | Cooke | 1481 | Jun 1883 | DSP&P 201 | DL&G 201 | C&S 40 | 4 |

DSP&P 45 | Cooke | 1482 | Jun 1883 | DSP&P 202 | DL&G 202 | C&S 41 | 5 |

DSP&P 46 | Cooke | 1483 | Jun 1883 | DSP&P 203 | DL&G 203 | C&S 42 | 6 |

DSP&P 47 | Cooke | 1484 | Jul 1883 | DSP&P 204 | DL&G 204 | C&S 43 | 7 |

DSP&P 48 | Cooke | 1485 | Jul 1883 | DSP&P 205 | DL&G 205 | C&S 44 | 8 |

DSP&P 49 | Cooke | 1486 | Jul 1883 | DSP&P 206 | DL&G 206 | C&S 45 | 9 |

Description:

Drive Wheel Diameter: 36 inches |

Cylinders: 15x18 inches |

Notes:

**DSP&P 2-8-0** — 8 locomotives

DSP&P Number |
Builder | Builder Number |
Date Built |
1885 DSP&P Number |
1889 DL&G Number |
1899 C&S Number |
Date Vacated |
Notes |

DSP&P 50 | Baldwin | 4917 | Jan 1880 | DSP&P 190 | DL&G 190 | C&S 30 | 1 | |

DSP&P 51 | Baldwin | 4919 | Jan 1880 | DSP&P 191 | DL&G 191 | C&S 31 | 2 | |

DSP&P 52 | Baldwin | 4926 | Jan 1880 | DSP&P 192 | DL&G 192 | C&S 32 | 3 | |

DSP&P 53 | Baldwin | 4930 | Jan 1880 | DSP&P 193 | DL&G 193 | 1899 | 4 | |

DSP&P 54 | Baldwin | 4958 | Feb 1880 | DSP&P 194 | DL&G 194 | C&S 33 | 5 | |

DSP&P 55 | Baldwin | 4951 | Feb 1880 | DSP&P 195 | DL&G 195 | C&S 34 | 6 | |

DSP&P 56 | Baldwin | 4955 | Feb 1880 | DSP&P 196 | DL&G 196 | C&S 35 | 7 | |

DSP&P 57 | Baldwin | 4957 | Feb 1880 | DSP&P 197 | DL&G 197 | C&S 36 | 8 |

Description:

Drive Wheel Diameter: 37 inches |

Cylinders: 15x18 inches |

Notes:

**DSP&P 2-8-0** — 11 locomotives

DSP&P Number |
Builder | Builder Number |
Date Built |
1885 DSP&P Number |
1889 DL&G Number |
1899 C&S Number |
Notes |

DSP&P 58 | Cooke | 1487 | Jul 1883 | DSP&P 207 | DL&G 207 | C&S 46 | 1 |

DSP&P 59 | Cooke | 1494 | Aug 1883 | DSP&P 208 | DL&G 208 | C&S 47 | 2 |

DSP&P 60 | Cooke | 1495 | Aug 1883 | DSP&P 209 | DL&G 209 | C&S 48 | 3 |

DSP&P 61 | Cooke | 1496 | Aug 1883 | DSP&P 210 | DL&G 210 | C&S 49 | 4 |

DSP&P 62 | Cooke | 1497 | Aug 1883 | DSP&P 211 | DL&G 211 | C&S 50 | 5 |

DSP&P 63 | Cooke | 1498 | Aug 1883 | DSP&P 212 | DL&G 212 | C&S 51 | 6 |

DSP&P 64 | Cooke | 1499 | Aug 1883 | DSP&P 213 | DL&G 213 | C&S 52 | 7 |

DSP&P 65 | Cooke | 1500 | Sep 1883 | DSP&P 214 | DL&G 214 | C&S 53 | 8 |

DSP&P 66 | Cooke | 1501 | Sep 1883 | DSP&P 215 | DL&G 215 | C&S 54 | 9 |

DSP&P 67 | Cooke | 1502 | Sep 1883 | DSP&P 216 | DL&G 216 | C&S 55 | 10 |

DSP&P 68 | Cooke | 1503 | Sep 1883 | DSP&P 217 | DL&G 217 | C&S 56 | 11 |

Description:

Drive Wheel Diameter: 36 inches |

Cylinders: 15x18 inches |

Notes:

**DSP&P 2-6-0** — 6 locomotives

DSP&P Number |
Builder | Builder Number |
Date Built |
1885 DSP&P Number |
1889 DL&G Number |
1899 C&S Number |
Notes |

DSP&P 69 | Cooke | 1552 | Feb 1884 | DSP&P 111 | DL&G 111 | C&S 6 | 1 |

DSP&P 70 | Cooke | 1553 | Feb 1884 | DSP&P 112 | DL&G 112 | C&S 7 | 2 |

DSP&P 71 | Cooke | 1554 | Feb 1884 | DSP&P 113 | DL&G 113 | C&S 8 | 3 |

DSP&P 72 | Cooke | 1555 | Feb 1884 | DSP&P 114 | DL&G 114 | C&S 9 | 4 |

DSP&P 73 | Cooke | 1556 | Feb 1884 | DSP&P 115 | DL&G 115 | C&S 10 | 5 |

DSP&P 74 | Cooke | 1557 | Feb 1884 | DSP&P 116 | DL&G 116 | C&S 11 | 6 |

Description:

Drive Wheel Diameter: 40 inches |

Cylinders: 14x18 inches |

Notes:

1. | DSP&P 69 was built in 1884; to DSP&P 111 in 1885; to DL&G 111 in 1889; to C&S 6 in 1899; vacated in 1939 |

2. | DSP&P 70 was built in 1884; to DSP&P 112 in 1885; to DL&G 112 in 1889; to C&S 7 in 1899; vacated in 1929 |

3. | DSP&P 71 was built in 1884; to DSP&P 113 in 1885; to DL&G 113 in 1889; to C&S 8 in 1899; vacated in 1939 |

4. | DSP&P 72 was built in 1884; to DSP&P 114 in 1885; to DL&G 114 in 1889; to C&S 9 in 1899; vacated in 1941 |

5. | DSP&P 73 was built in 1884; to DSP&P 115 in 1885; to DL&G 115 in 1889; to C&S 10 in 1899; vacated in 1934 |

6. | DSP&P 74 was built in 1884; to DSP&P 116 in 1885; to DL&G 116 in 1889; to C&S 11 in 1899; vacated in 1918 |

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