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Denver & Rio Grande engine # 9774 inches the mammoth generator ponderously forward past snowy fields, on the last leg of its journey from Pennsylvania to the Hayden power plant site 50 years ago this month.

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Museum of Northwest Colorado: 50 years of generating changes in the valley

Starting in Pittsburg, Pa., a generator for the new Hayden power plant started it tortuously slow journey across country 50 ago this month.

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