Durango & Silverton K-28 2-8-2 473 leads an excursion through snowy scenery near Durango, Colorado on Decmeber 20, 2012. Mike Armstrong photo.
Durango & Silverton 473 is a 3′ gauge class K-28 2-8-2 “Mikado” locomotive built by Alco’s Schenectady Locomotive Works in 1923 for the Denver & Rio Grande. The Rio Grande once had a total of 10 K-28s. Seven were sold to the White Pass & Yukon during World War II and subsequently scrapped. Three K-28s have been preserved. No. 473 is the only one of the three that is currently in operation.
Winter Steam offers a great detailed view of this historic locomotive steaming through a snowy landscape.
About our prints…
Our archival, art quality images like Winter Steam are reproduced on acid-free paper with ink that is rated to be fade resistant for up to 200 years.
Each Winter Steam print comes mounted in a 16″ x 20″ archival mat with backing board. All TSG prints are matted to standard frame sizes for ease of framing.
We cut our own mats. The mat colors may vary depending on what we have in stock but we always pick something that compliments the artwork. If you place an order and would like a specific mat color, send us a note and we will try to accommodate you. For Winter Steam we usually use a double mat, often in shades of green, brown and/or gray. Sometimes we use the same color for both the inner and outer mats. This creates a different but equally appealing look. The print itself is about 11″ x 14″, which leaves an approximate 2.5″ border on the sides and 3″ on the top and bottom.
Prints are protected by a clear plastic archival bag that guards against moisture and minor scratches. We recommend leaving the print inside the bag until it is transferred to a frame.
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