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    • C&S wreck

    • Wreck, with Colorado & Southern 309 on wreck train. Photographed: Site unknown, 1917.
    • Locomotives--1910-1920.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1917.; Railroad accidents.; Colorado and Southern Railway.; Railroad accidents.
    • 1917
    • C&S wreck, engine number 643, engine type 2-8-0

    • Wrecked; engine on its side. Photographed: Westminster, Colo., October 18, 1926.
    • Locomotives--1920-1930.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1926.; Railroad accidents.; Colorado and Southern Railway.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Westminster.
    • 1926
    • C&S wreck

    • Wreck; shows two cranes. Photographed: Westminster, Colo., October 18, 1926.
    • Locomotives--1920-1930.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1926.; Railroad accidents.; Colorado and Southern Railway.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Westminster.
    • 1926
    • C&S wreck, engine number 645, engine type 2-8-0

    • Photographed: Stored in Denver after wreck, May 1, 1927.
    • Locomotives--1920-1930.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1927.; Railroad accidents.; Colorado and Southern Railway.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1927
    • RGS narrow gauge wreck, engine number 40

    • In wrecked condition; three-quarter view of left side of engine, from front end. Photographed: at Hesperus, Colo., September 21, 1943.
    • Locomotives--1940-1950.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1943.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad accidents.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Hesperus.; Railroads, Narrow-gage.
    • 1943
    • RGS narrow gauge wreck, engine number 40

    • In wrecked condition; left side view of engine. Photographed: at Hesperus, Colo., September 21, 1943.
    • Locomotives--1940-1950.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1943.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad accidents.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Hesperus.; Railroads, Narrow-gage.
    • 1943
    • RGS narrow gauge wreck, engine number 455

    • 455 and cars, wrecked; after November 1943 runaway. Photographed: near Peak, Colo., June 19, 1944.
    • Locomotives--1940-1950.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1944.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad accidents.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Peak.; Railroads, Narrow-gage.
    • 1944
    • RGS narrow gauge wreck, engine number 455

    • Wrecked, after November, 1943 runaway. Photographed: near Peak, Colo., June 19, 1944.
    • Locomotives--1940-1950.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1944.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad accidents.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Peak.; Railroads, Narrow-gage.
    • 1944
    • RGS narrow gauge wreck, engine number 455

    • Wrecked; after November 1943 runaway, bottom view of engine, on its side. Photographed: near Peak, Colo., June 19, 1944.
    • Locomotives--1940-1950.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1944.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad accidents.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Peak.; Railroads, Narrow-gage.
    • 1944
    • 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
    • RGS narrow gauge wreck, engine number 455

    • Wrecked; after November, 1943 runaway. Photographed: near Peak, Colo., June 19, 1944.
    • Locomotives--1940-1950.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1944.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad accidents.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Peak.; Railroads, Narrow-gage.
    • 1944
    • UP wreck, engine number 03039

    • Wrecker. Photographed: at Denver, Colo., July 1918.
    • Locomotives--1910-1920.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1918.; Railroad accidents.; Union Pacific Railroad Company.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1918
    • UP wreck, engine number 1312, engine type 4-6-0

    • Badly damaged after collision, three-quarter view of right side of engine, from front end. Photographed: Denver, Colo., 1917.
    • Locomotives--1910-1920.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1917.; Railroad accidents.; Union Pacific Railroad Company.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1917
    • UP wreck, engine number 1315, engine type 4-6-0

    • After a wreck. Photographed: at Denver, Colo., April 26, 1919.
    • Locomotives--1910-1920.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1919.; Railroad accidents.; Union Pacific Railroad Company.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1919
    • UP wreck, engine number 1317, engine type 4-6-0

    • With considerable damage. Photographed: at Denver, Colo., April 26, 1919.
    • Locomotives--1910-1920.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1919.; Railroad accidents.; Union Pacific Railroad Company.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1919
    • UP wreck, engine number 907966

    • Wrecker. Photographed: at Gilcrest, Colo., March 25, 1961.
    • Locomotives--1960-1970.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1961.; Railroad accidents.; Union Pacific Railroad Company.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Gilcrest.
    • 1961
    • UP wreck, engine number 907966

    • Wrecker. Photographed: at Gilcrest, Colo., March 25, 1961.
    • Locomotives--1960-1970.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1961.; Railroad accidents.; Union Pacific Railroad Company.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Gilcrest.
    • 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
    • UP wreck, engine number 1312, engine type 4-6-0

    • Badly damaged after collision, left side view of engine. Photographed: Denver, Colo., 1917.
    • Locomotives--1910-1920.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1917.; Railroad accidents.; Union Pacific Railroad Company.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1917
    • CB&Q wreck, engine number 5084, engine type 2-8-2

    • On its side after wreck. Photographed: near Keenesburg, Colo., January 3, 1937.
    • Locomotives--1930-1940.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1937.; Railroad accidents.; Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Keenesburg.
    • 1937
    • CB&Q wreck, engine number 5084, engine type 2-8-2

    • Wrecked. Photographed: near Keenesburg, Colo., January 3, 1937.
    • Locomotives--1930-1940.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1937.; Railroad accidents.; Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Keenesburg.
    • 1937
    • CB&Q wreck, engine number 5084, engine type 2-8-2

    • Wreckers lifting tender of 5084. Photographed: near Keenesburg, Colo., January 3, 1937.
    • Locomotives--1930-1940.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1937.; Railroad accidents.; Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Keenesburg.
    • 1937
    • CB&Q wreck, engine number 5086

    • After wreck. Photographed: near Keenesburg, Colo., January 3, 1937.
    • Locomotives--1930-1940.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1937.; Railroad accidents.; Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Keenesburg.
    • 1937
    • CB&Q wreck, engine number 5086

    • After wreck. Photographed: near Keenesburg, Colorado., January 3, 1937.
    • Locomotives--1930-1940.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1937.; Railroad accidents.; Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Keenesburg.
    • 1937
    • 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
    • C&S wreck

    • Wrecker 99001. Photographed: In Denver, Colo., 1917.
    • Locomotives--1910-1920.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1917.; Railroad accidents.; Colorado and Southern Railway.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1917
    • C&S wreck, engine number 600, engine type 2-8-0

    • Wrecked cars, shows Colorado & Southern 600, 2-8-0, on wrecking train. Photographed: Westminster, Colo., October 18, 1926.
    • Locomotives--1920-1930.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1926.; Railroad accidents.; Colorado and Southern Railway.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Westminster.
    • 1926
    • D&RGW wreck, engine number 603, engine type 2-8-0

    • With cab torn off, after wreck. Photographed: Denver, Colo., 1917.
    • Locomotives--1910-1920.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1917.; Railroad accidents.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway Company.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1917
    • D&RGW wreck

    • Car "Durango" beside track, after snowslide; "Phantom Curve". Photographed: near Toltec, N.M., February 15, 1948.
    • Locomotives--1940-1950.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1948.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad accidents.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway Company.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Conejos County.; Railroads, Narrow-gage.
    • 1948
    • D&RGW wreck

    • Car "Durango", beside track, after snowslide. Photographed: near Toltec, N.M., February 15, 1948.
    • Locomotives--1940-1950.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1948.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad accidents.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway Company.; Railroad accidents--New Mexico--Toltec.; Railroads, Narrow-gage.
    • 1948
    • D&RGW wreck

    • Cars 327 and 319, at bottom of hill, after snowslide carried them down, on February 11, 1948. Photographed: near Toltec, N.M., February 15, 1948.
    • Locomotives--1940-1950.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1948.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad accidents.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway Company.; Railroad accidents--New Mexico--Toltec.; Railroads, Narrow-gage.
    • 1948
    • D&RGW wreck

    • Wreck of the "San Juan", 3 cars derailed by snowslide; parlor car "Durango" on its side beside the track. Photographed: near Toltec, N.M., February 15, 1948.
    • Locomotives--1940-1950.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1948.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad accidents.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway Company.; Railroad accidents--New Mexico--Toltec.; Railroads, Narrow-gage.
    • 1948
    • D&RGW wreck

    • "San Juan" wreck, distant view of coaches 327, 319, after snowslide carried them down the hill, on February 11, 1948. Photographed: near Toltec, N.M., February 15, 1948.
    • Locomotives--1940-1950.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1948.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad accidents.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway Company.; Railroad accidents--New Mexico--Toltec.; Railroads, Narrow-gage.
    • 1948
    • CRI&P wreck

    • Wreck; after runaway. Photographed: at Colorado Springs, Colo., May 9, 1938.
    • Locomotives--1930-1940.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1938.; Railroad accidents.; Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Rail Road Co.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Colorado Springs.
    • 1938
    • D&RGW wreck, engine number 498

    • Damaged by derailment on Cumbres Pass; engine only. Photographed: Cumbres, Colo., May 30, 1960.
    • Locomotives--1960-1970.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad accidents.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway Company.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Cumbres.; Railroads, Narrow-gage.
    • 1960
    • D&RGW wreck

    • "San Juan", after snowslide at "Phantom Curve"; shows car "Durango" near track, and coaches 327 and 319 far below, slide occurred February 11, 1948. Photographed: near Toltec, N.M., February 15, 1948.
    • Locomotives--1940-1950.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1948.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad accidents.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway Company.; Railroad accidents--New Mexico--Toltec.; Railroads, Narrow-gage.
    • 1948
    • D&RGW wreck, engine number 498

    • After derailment on Cumbres Pass; engine only. Photographed: Cumbres, Colo., May 30, 1960.
    • Locomotives--1960-1970.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad accidents.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway Company.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Cumbres.; Railroads, Narrow-gage.
    • 1960
    • D&RGW wreck, engine number 498 and engine number 497

    • After derailment on Cumbres Pass; stored without tenders. Photographed: Cumbres, Colo., May 30, 1960.
    • Locomotives--1960-1970.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad accidents.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway Company.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Cumbres.; Railroads, Narrow-gage.
    • 1960
    • C&O wreck

    • Boiler of Engine 1642 after fatal explosion. Photographed: near Hinton, W. Va., July 10, 1953.
    • Locomotives--1950-1960.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1953.; Railroad accidents.; Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company.; Railroad accidents--West Virginia--Hinton.
    • 1953
    • CRI&P wreck

    • Wreck; after runaway. Photographed: Colorado Springs, Colo., May 9, 1938.
    • Locomotives--1930-1940.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1938.; Railroad accidents.; Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Rail Road Co.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Colorado Springs.
    • 1938
    • AT&SF wreck

    • Wrecked cars, wreck train in distance. Photographed: near Castle Rock, Colo., June 28, 1932.
    • Locomotives--1930-1940.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1932.; Railroad accidents.; Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Castle Rock.
    • 1932
    • AT&SF wreck

    • Tender of engine 3822 after wreck. Photographed: near Castle Rock, Colo., June 28, 1932.
    • Locomotives--1930-1940.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1932.; Railroad accidents.; Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Castle Rock.
    • 1932
    • D&RGW wreck

    • Cars partly telescoped after collision between Denver & Rio Grande Western 1201 and Denver & Salt 201. Photographed: near Denver, Colo., September 28, 1938.
    • Locomotives--1930-1940.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1938.; Railroad accidents.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway Company.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1938
    • AT&SF wreck

    • Scattered freight cars after wreck. Photographed: near Castle Rock, Colo., June 28, 1932.
    • Locomotives--1930-1940.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1932.; Railroad accidents.; Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Castle Rock.
    • 1932
    • D&RGW wreck, engine number 1201, engine type 2-8-2

    • On flatcar; after derailment, near Radium, Colo. Photographed: in Denver, Colo., April 5, 1938.
    • Locomotives--1930-1940.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1938.; Railroad accidents.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway Company.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1938
    • AT&SF wreck

    • Colorado & Southern wreck crane 99001 and tender of engine 3822. Photographed: near Castle Rock, Colo., June 28, 1932.
    • Locomotives--1930-1940.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1932.; Railroad accidents.; Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Castle Rock.
    • 1932
    • D&RGW wreck, engine number 1201, engine type 2-8-2

    • After collision with Denver & Salt Lake 201. Photographed: near Denver, Colo., September 28, 1938.
    • Locomotives--1930-1940.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1938.; Railroad accidents.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway Company.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1938
    • D&RGW wreck, engine number 1201, engine type 2-8-2

    • After collision with Denver & Salt Lake 201. Photographed: near Denver, Colo., September 28, 1938.
    • Locomotives--1930-1940.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1938.; Railroad accidents.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway Company.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1938

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