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    • Sunnyside (Tabernash), Denver & Salt Lake Railroad

    • Snowy view over a wood frame residence to the Denver and Salt Lake station yards, Tabernash ( Sunnyside ), Grand County, Colorado.
    • Denver and Salt Lake Railroad Company--1910-1920.; Tabernash (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Houses--Colorado--Tabernash--1910-1920.; Railroads--Colorado--Tabernash--1910-1920.
    • Winter 1918
    • D&RGW open platform observation car on rear train #2 the Scenic Limited, at Hanging bridge in...

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad "Scenic Limited" train #2 stops in Royal Gorge, Fremont County, Colorado, by the Arkansas River and sheer cliffs. A crowd of people poses at the railing.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1920-1930.; Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Fremont County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Royal Gorge (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Fremont County--1920-1930.; Railroad observation...
    • Summer, 1928
    • D&RGW open platform observation car on rear train #2 the Scenic Limited, at Hanging bridge in...

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad observation car and train #2 stops by the Arkansas River in Royal Gorge, Fremont County, Colorado; men, women, and porters pose on the vestibule by a sign: "Denver and Rio Grande Western Scenic Limited."
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1920-1930.; Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Fremont County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Royal Gorge (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Fremont County--1920-1930.; Railroad observation...
    • Summer, 1928
    • Observation car

    • Passengers pose in the windows of Rear Train No. 2, The Scenic Limited, of the Denver and Rio Grande Western, above the Arkansas River, near Hanging Bridge, Royal Gorge, Fremont County, Colorado.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1920-1930.; Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Royal Gorge (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Passengers--Colorado--Fremont County--1920-1930.; Railroads--Colorado--Fremont County--1920-1930.
    • Summer 1928
    • D&RGW 202, NG 2-8-0, switching on three-rail trackage in front of station at Durango, Colorado

    • View of the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad depot at Durango, Colorado; shows D&RGW locomotive 202 (Elk Creek), a Rio Grande Southern passenger train, a Farmington Branch boxcar, and men and women by baggage carts. Sign reads: "Western Union...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1920-1930.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1920-1930.; Durango (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad freight cars--Colorado--Durango--1920-1930.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1920-1930.; Railroad...
    • Spring, 1923
    • D. & R. G. 169

    • Side view of Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive 169, narrow gauge 4-6-0, with tender, bell and cattle catcher, possibly in Denver railroad yards, Colorado.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1930-1940.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--1930-1940.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--1930-1940.
    • Spring 1939
    • Forbes

    • View of a mining ore loading trestle in Forbes (Las Animas County) Colorado, possibly during the UMF labor strike against CF&I; shows sheds, railroad cars, and ties.
    • Colorado Fuel and Iron Company--Strikes--1910-1920.; United Mine Workers of America--Strikes--1910-1920.; Coal Strike, Colo. 1913-1914.; Forbes (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Miners' strikes--Colorado--Forbes--1910-1920.;...
    • September, 1914
    • Railroads, Denver and Rio Grande

    • Men watch an automobile drive onto a Denver & Rio Grande railroad car in Colorado; another automobile has a banner: "2nd Sociability Run Oldsmobile Owners Denver to Mesa Verde National Park."
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1910-1920.; Oldsmobile automobile--Colorado--1910-1920.; Automobile rallies--Colorado--1910-1920.; Railroads--Colorado--1910-1920.
    • September 3-11, 1917
    • #375 Arrival of Denver & Rio Grande passenger train

    • A steam locomotive of the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad pulls into the Paonia, Colorado train station in Delta County. Spectators, all men, stand on both sides of the tracks to watch the entrance. Crates of fruit are stacked next to the depot...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1900-1910.; Paonia (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Paonia--1900-1910.; Railroads--Colorado--Paonia--1900-1910.; Spectators--Colorado--Paonia--1900-1910.
    • September 19, 1908
    • D&RG open observation at Hanging Bridge, Colo, with traveling passenger car 791 agents special...

    • People crowd an open-observation car of the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad at Hanging Bridge, in Royal Gorge, Fremont County, Colorado.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company.--1910-1920.; Royal Gorge (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Canyons--Colorado--Fremont County--1910-1920.; Passengers--Colorado--Fremont County--1910-1920.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Fremont County--1910-1920.; Railroad...
    • October, 1914
    • Special trains to celebrate opening of D&RG at Aspen, Colo.

    • Citizens of Aspen, Pitkin County, Colorado, congregate by a special train of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad to celebrate the opening of service to Aspen. West Aspen (Bell Mountain) Mountain is in the background.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway Company--1880-1890.; Aspen (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Celebrations--Colorado--Aspen--1880-1890.; Railroads--Colorado--Aspen--1880-1890.
    • November 2, 1887
    • We Got 'Em Mine building & tracks

    • View of the tramway and a building at the We Got 'Em Mine near Silver Creek Gilpin County, Colorado. Machinery that includes a friction drum and wheelbarrow is near the building.
    • Gilpin County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; We Got 'Em Mine (Gilpin County, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Buildings--Colorado--Gilpin County--1920-1930.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Gilpin County--1920-1930.; Mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1930-1940.
    • May 31, 1936
    • Running marathon - early 20's

    • Spectators watch from the street and the roof of the Rocky Mountain News Building as runners race, in the News-Times Modified Marathon, down Welton street in downtown Denver, Colorado. Shows a Denver Tramway trolley car, trolley tracks, and...
    • Denver Tramway Company (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Business districts--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Running races--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Spectators--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Street...
    • May 31, 1924
    • Visitors at Standley Lake Dam

    • View of Colorado & Southern Railroad engine number 316 with coal tender and passenger cars at Standley Lake dam, (Jefferson County) Colorado; shows crowd of men and women standing by banner: "Denver-Greeley Valley Irrigation System..." and wagons...
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--1900-1910.; Denver-Greeley Valley Irrigation District--Facilities--1900- 1910.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Standley Lake (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Dams--Colorado--Jefferson County--1900-1910.;...
    • May 29, 1909
    • Afoot inspecting Marshall Lake

    • People approach Colorado and Southern Railway passenger railroad cars in Boulder County, Colorado; houses dot the coal mining town of Marshall; shows a canal or ditch (possibly Denver-Greeley Valley Irrigation system), and the Flatirons.
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--1900-1910.; Denver-Greeley Valley Irrigation District--Facilities--1900- 1910.; Marshall (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Houses--Colorado--Marshall--1900-1910.; Irrigation--Colorado--Marshall--1900-1910.;...
    • May 20, 1909
    • Denver-Greeley Valley irrigation district

    • View of men on Colorado & Southern Railroad passenger cars inspecting the Denver-Greeley Valley Irrigation System, Jefferson County, Colorado; banner reads: "The Denver-Greeley Valley Irrigation System Taking Water From the Standley Lake System."
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--1900-1910.; Denver-Greeley Valley Irrigation District--Facilities--1900- 1910.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Irrigation--Colorado--Jefferson County--1900-1910.; Railroads--Colorado--Jefferson...
    • May 20, 1909
    • D&RGW train #1, Scenic Limited, westbound along Arkansas River near Buena Vista

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad train #1, the Scenic Limited, by the Arkansas River in Chaffee County, Colorado.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1920-1930.; Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Chaffee County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroads--Colorado--Chaffee County--1920-1930.; Rivers--Colorado--Chaffee County--1920-1930.
    • March, 1927
    • Restored Cherrelyn horse car

    • The restored Cherrelyn horse car in Englewood, Colorado, which ran between 1894 and 1910; two large horses pull the car and a man in a raincoat is on the conductor's platform. The car has glassless windows, a canopy over the platform, and windows...
    • Cherrelyn (Colo.); Englewood (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Horse railroads--Colorado--Englewood--1960-1970.; Street railroads--Colorado--Englewood--1960-1970.
    • March 7, 1968
    • UP wreck

    • Cars, derailed. Photographed: at Gilcrest, Colo., March 27, 1961. This occurred on March 23, 1961, in Gilcrest, Colorado, when #18 Portland Rose struck a truck in Gilcrest.  The lead engine is Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific #34A (EMD E9),...
    • Locomotives--1960-1970.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1961.; Railroad accidents.; Union Pacific Railroad Company.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Gilcrest.
    • March 27, 1961
    • UP wreck, engine number 950 + additional diesel units, engine type EMD E9

    • Derailed with the Portland Rose. Photographed: at Gilcrest, Colo., March 27, 1961. This occurred on March 23, 1961, in Gilcrest, Colorado, when #18 Portland Rose struck a truck in Gilcrest.  The lead engine is Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul &...
    • Locomotives--1960-1970.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1961.; Railroad accidents.; Union Pacific Railroad Company.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Gilcrest.
    • March 27, 1961
    • CMStP&P wreck, engine number 34A, engine type EMD E9A

    • This occurred on March 23, 1961, in Gilcrest, Colorado, when #18 Portland Rose struck a truck in Gilcrest.  The lead engine is Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific #34A (EMD E9), the B-unit is Union Pacific #972b, and the rearward A-unit is...
    • Locomotives--1960-1970.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1961.; Railroad accidents.; Union Pacific Railroad Company.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Gilcrest.
    • March 27, 1961
    • CMStP&P wreck, engine number 34A, engine type EMD E9

    • This occurred on March 23, 1961, in Gilcrest, Colorado, when #18 Portland Rose struck a truck in Gilcrest.  The lead engine is Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific #34A (EMD E9), the B-unit is Union Pacific #972b, and the rearward A-unit is...
    • Locomotives--1960-1970.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1961.; Railroad accidents.; Union Pacific Railroad Company.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Gilcrest.
    • March 27, 1961
    • Buildings at Waldorf mine from the west

    • View of Waldorf Mine and mill, Waldorf, Clear Creek County, Colorado; shows Argentine Central Railway narrow gauge tracks, switches, water tower and flatbed cars.
    • Argentine Central Railway Company--1900-1910.; Waldorf (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Railroads--Colorado--Waldorf--1900-1910.
    • June 21, 1908
    • D. & I. M. R. R. street car #818 in Golden, Colo.

    • The Denver and Intermountain Railroad, electric interurban trolley car 818 makes its way along Washington Avenue, Golden, Jefferson County, Colorado. Automobiles and trucks park diagonally along the mainstreet; signs read: "Alpine Drugs, Meadow...
    • Golden (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Electric railroads--Colorado--Golden--1940-1950.; Streets--Colorado--Golden--1940-1950.; Denver City Tramway Company (Denver, Colo.)
    • June 1941
    • Dotsero Cutoff -Engine #1705 at opening day

    • People crowd Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks and a grandstand at the dedication ceremony for the Dotsero Cutoff, in Bond, Eagle County, Colorado. The stage is draped in bunting, United States flags, a Utah State seal, a sign: "NBC,"...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1930-1940.; Bond (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dotsero Cutoff (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dedications--Colorado--Bond--1930-1940.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Bond--1930-1940.; Railroads--Colorado--Bond--1930-1940.;...
    • June 16, 1934
    • Dotsero Cutoff - opening day - train leaving Dotsero

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad passenger train in Eagle County, Colorado, is flanked by the Colorado River and rock cliffs, on the Dotsero Cutoff.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1930-1940.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1930-1940.; Dotsero Cutoff (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Railroads--Colorado--Eagle County--1930-1940.
    • June 16, 1934
    • Dotsero Cutoff - opening day 3600 Bond

    • People crowd Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks and a grandstand at the dedication ceremony for the Dotsero Cutoff, in Bond, Eagle County, Colorado. The stage is draped in bunting, United States flags, a Utah State seal, a sign: "NBC,"...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1930-1940.; Bond (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dotsero Cutoff (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dedications--Colorado--Bond--1930-1940.; Festive decorations--Colorado--Bond--1930-1940.; Railroad...
    • June 16, 1934
    • Locomotive 1510

    • View across rail yards shows the profile of Denver and Rio Grande Western engine 1510, 4-8-2, class 377-M67 with eighteen car Cherry Special at west end of Salida Yard, Salida, Chaffee County, Colorado.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1930-1940.; Salida (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Railroad freight cars--Colorado--Salida--1930-1940.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Salida--1930-1940.; Railroads--Colorado--Salida--1930-1940.
    • June 13, 1938
    • Locomotive 1510

    • Three-quarter view of Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad engine 1510, 4-8-2, class 377-M67 with freight box cars in Salida railroad yards, Salida, Chaffee County, Colorado.
    • Denver and rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1930-1940.; Salida (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Railroad freight cars--Colorado--Salida--1930-1940.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Salida--1930-1940.; Railroads--Colorado--Salida--1930-1940.
    • June 13, 1938
    • Looking down Water Street from 12th

    • Men inspect the flooded trolley tracks along Water Street in Boulder, Colorado, in Boulder County. The street is covered with wet silt. Debris, including lumber, branches, and other garbage litters the street.
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Floods--Colorado--Boulder--1890-1900.; Street railroads--Colorado--Boulder--1890-1900.
    • June 12, 1894
    • Denver Union Station - D&RG train #1, the Pacific Coast Limited, ready for departure

    • View of a Denver and Rio Grande Railroad passenger train departing Union Station, Denver, Colorado. Shows people on the deck and loading dock; the clock tower is to the side.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company.--1910-1920.; Union Station (Denver, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Railroads--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • June 10, 1910
    • Grant, Colo.

    • The tracks of the Colorado and Southern Railroad are parallel with two buildings in the town of Grant, Colorado, in Park County. Features of the two buildings include: clapboard siding, gables, shingles, chimneys, covered entrys with columns with...
    • Grant (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Railroads--Colorado--Grant--1930-1940.; Colorado and Southern Railway.
    • July, 1938
    • Relics of the boom days in gold mining

    • A man and boys pose on the engine of a mine tramway at an abandoned mine near Dillon (Summit County), Colorado. The mine shafthouse and ore cars are nearby.
    • Abandoned mines--Colorado--Dillon--1920-1930.; Dillon (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Boys--Colorado--Dillon--1920-1930.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Dillon--1920-1930.; Mining--Colorado--Dillon--1920-1930.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Dillon--1920-1930.
    • July, 1925
    • Tiny Town

    • Harry Altig, engineer, drives engine No. 1700, a small scaled coal burning steam engine with passenger and freight cars and a caboose, around the miniature village of Tiny Town, Turkey Creek Canyon, Jefferson County, Colorado.
    • Tiny Town (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Miniature cities & towns--Colorado--Tiny Town--1940-1950.; Miniature railroads--Colorado--Tiny Town--1940-1950.; Altig, George.
    • July 8, 1947
    • Tiny Town

    • Harry Altig, engineer, drives engine No. 1700, a small scaled coal burning steam engine with passenger and freight cars and a caboose around the miniature village of Tiny Town, Turkey Creek Canyon, Jefferson County, Colorado.
    • Tiny Town (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Miniature cities & towns--Colorado--Tiny Town--1940-1950.; Miniature railroads--Colorado--Tiny Town--1940-1950.; Altig, George.
    • July 8, 1947
    • Tiny Town

    • Engineer Harry Altig drives Train No. 1700, a small scaled coal burning steam engine, across a bridge in Tiny Town, Turkey Creek Canyon, Jefferson County, Colorado. Jerald Lee Fitzmier rides behind him on top of the tender.
    • Tiny Town (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Boys--Colorado--Tiny Town--1940-1950.; Bridges--Colorado--Tiny Town--1940-1950.; Miniature cities & towns--Colorado--Tiny Town--1940-1950.; Miniature railroads--Colorado--Tiny Town--1940-1950.; Railroad...
    • July 8, 1947
    • Palmer Lake, looking north from Glen Park center bldg. - schoolhouse.

    • View of Palmer Lake, El Paso County, Colorado, shows Palmer Lake in the background with Denver & Rio Grande and Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe railroads and schoolhouse with American flag.
    • Palmer Lake (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Palmer Lake--1890-1900.
    • July 4, 1893
    • Private train at Mound House, Nevada

    • Men pose by a Carson & Colorado passenger coach in Mound House (Lyon County), Nevada; the locomotive and coal tender are are in the distance.
    • Carson and Colorado Railroad--1890-1910.; Southern Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations.; Mound House (Nev.)--1890-1910.; Passengers--Nevada--Mound House--1890-1910.; Railroad private cars--Nevada--Mound House--1890-1910.;...
    • July 16, 1903
    • Gorham

    • Construction workers work near the partially constructed tramway at the Gorham Mine near Gorham (Boulder County), Colorado. Colorado and Southern Railway (C&S) tracks are nearby.
    • Gorham (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Gorham Mine (Boulder County, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Coal mining--Colorado--Gorham--1910-1920.; Construction workers--Colorado--Gorham--1910-1920.; Construction--Colorado--Gorham--1910-1920.; Mine...
    • July 15, 1913
    • D & R G W last run "San Juan" La Jara 4888.9 car leaving

    • A locomotive, boxcars, and passenger coaches of the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company leave the station at La Jara, Conejos County, Colorado.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1950-1960.; La Jara (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Railroads--Colorado--La Jara--1950-1960.
    • January 31, 1951
    • Sellar, Colo.

    • View of snow-covered Sellar, Pitkin County, Colorado, (once a station stop on the Colorado Midland Railroad); shows the coal chute, section houses, water tank and grade loops in background. The cleared power line heads for Hell Gate.
    • Sellar (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad facilities--Colorado--Sellar--1920-1930.; Railroads--Colorado--Sellar--1920-1930.; Colorado Midland Railway Company.
    • January 1922
    • Train pulling on Tennessee Pass above the Pando Valley

    • Three engines pull a Denver and Rio Grande Western freight train on the north side of Tennessee Pass above the Pando Valley, Colorado, near Camp Hale and the Tenth Mountain Division Headquarters; snow covers the ground and the pine trees on the...
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--1940-1950.; Pando Valley (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Tennessee Pass (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company.; World War, 1939-1945--Transportation--United States.
    • February 7, 1944
    • Street railroads

    • A farm tractor pulls a streetcar through downtown Fort Collins, Colorado in Larimer County. A man stands in the open doorway of the streetcar; another man stands by the tire of the tractor. The words "Fort Collins Municipal Railway" are painted...
    • Fort Collins (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Street railroads--Colorado--Fort Collins--1950-1960.; Tractors--Colorado--Fort Collins--1950-1960.; Fort Collins Municipal Railway (Fort Collins, Colo.)
    • February 24, 1953
    • After the barbecue, Swink, Colo.

    • Paper plates and stacks of tin cups litter the tables set up for the free barbecue during the town lot auction, Swink, Otero County, Colorado. Two boys climb on the tables, others gather and eat around center food table. Temporary walled tent...
    • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company--1900-1910.; Swink (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Auctions--Colorado--Swink--1900-1910.; Barbecues--Colorado--Swink--1900-1910.; Boys--Colorado--Swink--1900-1910.; Railroads--Colorado--Swink--1900-1910.
    • February 21, 1906
    • Mine tramway, Mount Champion, Colorado

    • View of the mine tramway on Mount Champion. According to the photographer the towers still seemed in good condition and the tramway extended to the top of the mountain although the mine was closed. A Group of Tenth Mountain Division soldiers...
    • Military training--Colorado--1940-1950.; Mountain railroads--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • February 1944
    • Mill

    • View of the mill and tramway at the Climax Mine in Lake County, Colorado. The tracks of the Colorado and Southern (C&S) are near the buildings.
    • Molybdenum mines and mining--Colorado--Climax--1930-1940.; Climax (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Climax Mine (Lake County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mills--Colorado--Climax--1930-1940.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Climax--1930-1940.;...
    • December, 1940

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