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    • 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.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • Summer 1928
    • 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.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • 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.
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    • 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."
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • 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...
    • Edwards, W. S.
    • September 19, 1908
    • 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.
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    • 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.
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    • 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...
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • 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...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • 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.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • 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."
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • May 20, 1909
    • 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...
    • Davis, Dick.
    • March 7, 1968
    • 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 Union...
    • Perry, Otto, 1894-1970.
    • 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 Union...
    • Perry, Otto, 1894-1970.
    • March 27, 1961
    • 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),...
    • Perry, Otto, 1894-1970.
    • 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 & Pacific...
    • Perry, Otto, 1894-1970.
    • 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.
    • Henderson, John R., photographer.
    • 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...
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    • 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,"...
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • 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.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • 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,"...
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • 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.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • 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.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • 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.
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    • June 12, 1894
    • 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...
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    • 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.
    • Dunning, Harold M.
    • 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.
    • Rocky Mountain News.
    • 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.
    • Rocky Mountain News.
    • 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.
    • Rocky Mountain News.
    • July 8, 1947
    • 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.
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    • 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.
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    • July 15, 1913
    • 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.
    • McLaren, George W.
    • 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...
    • O'Rourke, Phil.
    • 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...
    • Wigle, R. W.
    • 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...
    • Kennedy, P. E.
    • 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...
    • Rocker, Richard A.
    • 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.
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    • December, 1940

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