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    • CB&Q rail car number 9013

    • Ford, rail inspection car. Photographed: Sterling, Colo., June 29, 1930.
    • Perry, Otto, 1894-1970.
    • 1930
    • CB&Q rail car number 9050

    • Rail detector cars. Photographed: west of Hudson, Colo., October 9, 1958.
    • Perry, Otto, 1894-1970.
    • 1958
    • Laying track U.P.R.R.

    • Union Pacific railroad construction workers lay new track in an unidentified location. Mule drawn supply wagons are near the track. Hills and sage covered plain are in the distance.
    • Russell, Andrew J.
    • [between 1868 and 1869?]
    • Section gang & air compressor

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction consists of men working with pneumatic tampers or jackhammers, track and grade, and an air compressor on rail trucks. Lettering reads: "Ingersoll-Rand."
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1922 and 1935?]
    • New fill & dummy

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction consists of men by a dummy train flanked by a river and hills, in (probably) Colorado or Utah. Rubble is piled on a skid.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1922 and 1935?]
    • Line change & river

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction in (probably) Colorado or Utah consists of men working with tractors, wagons, cranes, and mules, on gravel embankments by a river. Hills, cattle, and mountains are in the background.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1922 and 1935?]
    • Laying the track of the Pacific Railroad

    • Book illustration of Union Pacific Railroad construction track layers, a locomotive, and freight cars. A Native American on a horse watches the men work.
    •  
    • [1869?]
    • Line change

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction consists of parallel tracks, men working, and a tank car, (probably) in Colorado or Utah.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1922 and 1935?]
    • Gang tamping

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction consists of men working with pneumatic tampers or jackhammers; an air compressor is in the background.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1922 and 1935?]
    • C&S snowplow

    • Rotary snowplow. Photographed: Denver, Colo., November 26, 1933.
    • Perry, Otto, 1894-1970.
    • 1933
    • Ruby Canyon - steam shovel loading train

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction in Ruby Canyon, Utah or Colorado, consists of a steam shovel, tracks, a boiler, and men working at the base of a sandstone cliff.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1925 and 1930?]
    • Ruby Canyon - steam shovel along river

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction in Ruby Canyon, in Utah or Colorado, consists of men working by tracks and a steam shovel; the Colorado River and sandstone cliffs are to the sides.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1925 and 1930?]
    • Ruby Canyon - steam shovel loading truck

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction in Ruby Canyon, Utah or Colorado, consists of men working as a steam shovel loads a dump truck; the Colorado River and sandstone cliffs are in the background.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1925 and 1930?]
    • Ruby Canyon line change

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction in Ruby Canyon, Utah or Colorado, consists of men working by converging tracks, a switch, and concrete pipe sections, with sandstone cliffs in the background.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1925 and 1930?]
    • Ruby Canyon - steam shovel along bluff

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction in Ruby Canyon, Utah or Colorado, consists of men working by tracks and a steam shovel; sandstone cliffs are in the background.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1925 and 1930?]
    • Ruby Canyon - steam dummy track

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction in Ruby Canyon, Utah or Colorado, consists of men working, dump trucks, tracks, and a shed, between sandstone cliffs and the Colorado River.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1925 and 1930?]
    • Ruby Canyon track W. of Utaline

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction in Ruby Canyon, Utah, consists of men working, steam shovels, a wagon, and a work car, between sandstone cliffs and the Colorado River.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • August, 1927
    • Ruby Canyon - steam shovel & truck

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction in Ruby Canyon, Colorado or Utah, consists of men working by a steam shovel and dump truck, with the Colorado River in the background.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1925 and 1930?]
    • Line change in canyon

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction in (probably) Colorado or Utah consists of men working with shovels by tracks and grade; piled ties and rocky hills are in the background.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1922 and 1935?]
    • Steam dummy car

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction in (probably) Colorado or Utah consists of men working by dummy cars; track cuts into stratified hills, and a crane-shovel is in the background.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1922 and 1935?]
    • Line change - dummy trackage in canyon

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction in (probably) Colorado or Utah consists of a man looking at fresh-blasted boulders; men working, tracks, and jagged, steep rock slopes in the background.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1922 and 1935?]
    • Shovel & trucks - 2 tracks

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction in (probably) Colorado or Utah consists of a crane-shovel loading a dump truck between rock cliffs, new grade, and a river. Lettering on the cab reads; "Marion-Shovel-Type;" men work in the area.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1922 and 1935?]
    • Surfacing gang & bridge

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction in (probably) Colorado or Utah consists of men working on tracks by a river and steel bridge. Scrub dotted hills are in the background.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1922 and 1935?]
    • Surfacing gang

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction in (probably) Colorado or Utah consists of men working on tracks by a river; scrub dotted hills are in the background.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1922 and 1935?]
    • Steam shovel in canyon

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction in (probably) Colorado or Utah consists of a crane-shovel loading a dump truck by a river; lettering reads: "Phone 1217 Pueblo." Men work; tracks edge the water by rocky slopes.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1922 and 1935?]
    • Marion #7 shovel & trucks (old)

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction, in (probably) Colorado or Utah, consists of a crane-shovel loading a dump truck; letters read: "Driscoll Trucking Co.," "Marion Type 7." A man sits in another truck, by tracks.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1922 and 1935?]
    • Construction scene

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction in (probably) Colorado or Utah consists of men working with concrete forms and mixers, tracks, dummy cars, sheds, and machinery.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1922 and 1935?]
    • Track crew on line change

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction in (probably) Colorado or Utah consists of men working with pneumatic tampers or jackhammers, and an air compressor. Cattle, hayfields, and hills are in the background.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1922 and 1935?]
    • Steam clam & gondola rip-rapping

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction in (probably) Colorado or Utah consists of a crane-shovel loading a gondola or dummy car; lettering reads: "D&RGW 0131," and "D&RGW 010984." Men walk in the foreground.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1922 and 1935?]
    • Loading jennys on flatcars

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction in (probably) Colorado or Utah consists of a crane-shovel loading dummy, jenny, or gondola cars, by a rock cliff. Men stand by the machinery.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1922 and 1935?]
    • Steam dummy & dump cars

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction in (probably) Colorado or Utah consists of men working on tracks by a river; dummy dump cars, a flatbed, and hills are in the background.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1922 and 1935?]
    • Shovel & air dumps

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction in (probably) Colorado or Utah consists of a crane-shovel loading air-dump cars, with bluffs in the background. Men look on.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1922 and 1935?]
    • Bridge construction milepost 207

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction in (probably) Colorado or Utah consists of men working among concrete forms and finished bridge pylons. Wheelbarrows and lumber are in the foreground.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1922 and 1935?]
    • Steam shovel & dummy, water tower, tents

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction in (probably) Colorado or Utah consists of a track layer shovel-crane loading air-dump cars, men working, a water tower, and tents, with low hills in the background.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1922 and 1935?]
    • Rail mounted steam ditcher

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction in (probably) Colorado or Utah consists of a rail-mounted crane-shovel by a river, men look on; rocky slopes flank the scene.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1922 and 1935?]
    • Line change in valley - outfit cars

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction in (probably) Colorado or Utah consists of men working on track, a work train on a siding, electrical wires and power poles, flanked by dirt road, cleared fields, and hills.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1922 and 1935?]
    • Line change & river in canyon

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction in (probably) Colorado or Utah consists of new grade between a river, standing water, and rock slopes. Men stand on existing tracks; a footbridge spans the water.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1922 and 1935?]
    • Work train & dummy

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction in (probably) Colorado or Utah consists of machinery by tracks; a locomotive rounds the bend.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1922 and 1935?]
    • Track & river

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad track in (probably) Colorado or Utah follows curves in a river, between large rock outcroppings. New grade edges the water, by barrels and construction machinery; mountains are in the distance.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1922 and 1935?]
    • Track - river & road

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction in (probably) Colorado or Utah, consists of tracks and stacked ties by a river; dirt road and rocky hills are in the background.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1922 and 1935?]
    • Line change & river

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction in (probably) Colorado or Utah consists of new tracks and grade dividing a river and standing water. Cedars and boulders are in the foreground.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1922 and 1935?]
    • New track

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks pass between hills, construction debris, and piled ties, in (probably) Colorado or Utah.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1922 and 1935?]
    • Line change

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction consists of piled ties and rail, new grade, and existing track, in (probably) Colorado or Utah.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1922 and 1935?]
    • Shovel & flatcars

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction consists of a crane-shovel, dummy flat-cars, and ties piled by existing track, probably in Colorado or Utah.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1922 and 1935?]
    • C&S snowplow

    • Rotary snowplow 99201. Photographed: Denver, Colo., May, 1918.
    • Perry, Otto, 1894-1970.
    • 1918

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