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    • Westward, the monarch capital makes its way

    • Union Pacific Railroad vice president, Thomas C. Durant, in a suit and a narrow brimmed hat, stands on railroad ties during railroad construction near Cozad in Lincoln County, Nebraska. Shows shovels near railroad ties set in place, and a wooden...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Business people--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad construction--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad tracks--Nebraska--Lincoln...
    • 1866 October
    • First bridge, Clear Creek Canyon, Colorado

    • View of Huntsman's Bridge over Clear Creek in Clear Creek Canyon (Jefferson County), Colorado. Colorado Central narrow gauge tracks are on the bridge, shows a stone retaining wall.
    • Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1870-1880.; Retaining walls--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1870-1880.; Streams--Colorado--Clear Creek...
    • 1870
    • The Greeley Tribune

    • Men pose in front of brick commercial buildings in Greeley, Colorado. The two-story structures have a bracketed cornice and gauge arched windows. Wooden livery doors serve the fire department; the hose drying tower rises from the roof. A sign...
    • Greeley (Colo.)--1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • Oasis Hotel

    • Guests pose on the ornate porch and balcony of the Oasis Hotel, in Greeley, Colorado. The three-story brick building has gauge arched windows, chimneys, and corbeling in the cornice. Letters incised in the stone pediment topping the mitred corner...
    • Greeley (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Hotels--Colorado--Greeley--1880-1890.; Oasis Hotel (Greeley, Colo.)
    • 1883
    • Looking down 17th from Larimer

    • View, from Larimer Street, of 17th (Seventeenth) Street in Denver, Colorado. Pedestrians and horse-drawn streetcars are on the street. Union Station is in the distance. Signs read: "Bank," "Alhan[...] Beer,", "Colorado Midland Railway", and...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.
    • 1884
    • Main Street between 2nd and 3rd on the south side, showing the old Baldwin House

    • Drivers hold the reins of a six horse team hitched to a stagecoach in Canon City, Colorado. A brick, two-story building has gauge arched windows, a drainpipe, and storefronts. Signs read: "Lunc[h Sal]oon," "Bakery.," "Iron J. G. Agard. Stoves...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Stagecoaches--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.; Streets--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.
    • 1885
    • Cañon of the Rio Las Animas

    • View of two Denver & Rio Grande Railroad narrow gauge engines as they pull a passenger train on a high, steep rock ledge in the Canyon of the Animas River (La Plata County), Colorado. Passengers lean out windows or stand by the train. Shows steam...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Animas River (Colo. and N.M. )--1880-1890.; La Plata County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Canyons--Colorado--La Plata County--1880-1890.; Cliffs--Colorado--La Plata County--1880-1890.; Narrow gauge...
    • 1887
    • Canon of the Rio Las Animas

    • View of a Denver and Rio Grande Railroad narrow gauge locomotive, caboose and flatbed car on a rock ledge above the Rio Las Animas (the Animas River), in La Plata County, Colorado. Elk antlers are mounted on the engine's cowcatcher. Shows rock...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Animas River (Colo. and N.M. )--1880-1890.; La Plata County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Canyons--Colorado--La Plata County--1880-1890.; Cliffs--Colorado--La Plata County--1880-1890.; Narrow gauge...
    • 1887
    • Canon of the Rio Las Animas

    • A narrow gauge Denver & Rio Grande Railway excursion train stops along the Rio De Las Animas River (Animas River) in Animas Canyon, near Silverton (La Plata County), Colorado. Women passengers sit on rocks as men fish in the river. An...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Animas River (Colo. and N.M. )--1880-1890.; La Plata County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Needle Mountains (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Fishing--Colorado--La Plata County--1880-1890.; Railroads--Colorado--La Plata...
    • 1887
    • Bridge in Animas Canon

    • A man stands in front of a Denver & Rio Grande Railroad narrow gauge railroad engine which sits on a trestle bridge over the Rio De Las Animas River (Animas River), Animas Canyon (La Plata County), Colorado.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Animas River (Colo. and N.M. )--1880-1890.; La Plata County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--La Plata County--1880-1890.; Railroads--Colorado--La Plata County--1880-1890.;...
    • 1887
    • This is the beginning of the grading for the tram track

    • Bradford Locke's work crew, Gilpin Tramway railroad construction workers, pose with their tools on a hillside by boulders and rock formations in Chase Gulch, in Gilpin County, Colorado.
    • Gilpin Tramway Company--1880-1890.; Chase Gulch (Gilpin County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Gilpin County--1880-1890.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Colorado--Gilpin...
    • 1887
    • Georgetown, Colo.

    • View, from the Argentine Central Railway Company's narrow gauge Georgetown Loop, of Georgetown, Colorado.
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Georgetown--1880-1890.
    • 1887
    • Gilpin County Tramway, carried ore from mines to mill in Black Hawk

    • A man and a boy, railroad employees, pose beside Gilpin Tramway locomotive number 181 and a flatbed car loaded with railroad ties in probably Chase Gulch near Black Hawk (Gilpin County), Colorado. An inscription on the engine reads "Gilpin."
    • Gilpin Tramway Company--1880-1890.; Black Hawk (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Black Hawk--1880-1890.; Railroad employees--Colorado--Black Hawk--1880-1890.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Black Hawk--1880-1890.
    • 1887 Aug
    • Gilpin Tramway, Picnic

    • Passengers on a picnic excursion pose in front of open Gilpin Tramway passenger railroad cars and a locomotive in Gilpin County, Colorado. The large group of well-dressed men, women, and children stand downhill from the train. The excursion cars...
    • Gilpin Tramway Company--1880-1890.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Gilpin County--1880-1890.; Tourists--Colorado--Gilpin County--1880-1890.
    • 1888 Aug. 30
    • Newspaper excursion

    • A view of the Gilpin Tramway train, on an excursion with newspaper men and their families, in Gilpin County, Colorado. Shows a locomotive and three open passenger cars in a mountain landscape. Well-dressed men, women, and children are on and near...
    • Gilpin Tramway Company--1880-1890.; Gilpin County, (Colo.)--(1880-1890); Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Gilpin County--1880-1890.; Tourists--Colorado--Gilpin County--1880-1890.
    • 1888 June 7
    • Glenn's Ferry, Idaho

    • View of Oregon Short Line Railway locomotive 738 at Glenns Ferry (Elmore County), Idaho. Men crowd the dock between the depot and the diamond stack engine with cowcatcher. Signs read: "Eating House - Ice Cream and Sherbert" [sic].
    • Oregon Short Line Railway Company--1880-1890.; Glenns Ferry (Idaho)--1880-1890.; Narrow gauge railroads--Idaho--Glenns Ferry--1880-1890.; Passengers--Idaho--Glenns Ferry--1880-1890.; Railroad locomotives--Idaho--Glenns Ferry--1880-1890.; Railroad...
    • 1889
    • D&RGW narrow gauge locomotive 74

    • View of men and a girl posing by a Denver & Rio Grande Western Railway tender and baggage car pulled by locomotive number 74 (type 280) near Scofield, Carbon County, Utah. The train's engine has a balloon smokestack and headlight.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway Company--1880-1890.; Scofield (Utah)--1880-1890.; Girls--Utah--Scofield--1880-1890.; Railroad cars--Utah--Scofield--1880-1890.; Railroad locomotives--Utah--Scofield--1880-1890.;...
    • 1889
    • This is a full train coming from mines to the ore mills - stamp mills

    • A view of an Gilpin Tramway ore train as it passes the Freedom Mill in Gilpin County, Colorado. A man stands on one of the cars as the train travels down the mountain.
    • Gilpin Tramway Company--1890-1900.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mine railroad cars--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1900.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1900.; Ore...
    • 1890
    • This is the round house and the three engines and I think a full crew except the repair gang

    • A view of the Gilpin Tramway in Gilpin County, Colorado shows an engine house with the three shays (locomotives). The locomotives are, no. 1 "Gilpin", no. 2 "Russell", and no. 3 "Quartz Hill", lined up along with some of the railroad employees. At...
    • Gilpin Tramway Company--1890-1900.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1900.; Railroad employees--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1900.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1900.;...
    • 1890
    • The "Loop" C. C. R. R. Georgetown, Colorado

    • Three trains ascend the Georgetown Loop on the Colorado Central narrow gauge railway, Clear Creek County, Colorado. The Loop was built to provide access between Georgetown and Silver Plume and included the Devil's Gate High Bridge.
    • Colorado Central Railroad Company--1890-1900.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1890- 1900.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1890-1900.
    • 1890 June 26
    • Yankee Girl Mines, Red Mountain, Colorado, U.S.A.

    • View of the Yankee Girl Mine near Red Mountain, Guston (Ouray County), Colorado. Shows a shaft house, standard gauge railroad tracks, tailings, wood frame buildings and a mountainside clear cut of trees.
    • Guston (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Yankee Girl Mine (Ouray County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Guston--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Guston--1890-1900.
    • 1891
    • Mt. Massive from near Busk Tunnel, Colo. Midland Ry.

    • View toward Mount Massive, Colorado, from near the Busk-Ivanhoe Tunnel; grade work completed for Colorado Midland Railway standard gauge track from lower elevation Busk-Ivanhoe Tunnel. A lake is in the foreground; clouds top snow dotted mountains.
    • Lake County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Massive, Mount (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mountains--Colorado--Lake County--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Lake County--1890-1900.; Tunnels--Colorado--Lake County--1890-1900.; Colorado Midland Railway Company.
    • 1893
    • Mt. Massive from near Busk Tunnel, Colo. Midland Ry.

    • View towards Mount Massive (elevation 14,421 feet), Colorado, from near the Busk-Ivanhoe Tunnel; shows small lake in valley below, grade work completed for Colorado Midland Railway standard gauge track, and a man (with lace-up boots and suspenders)...
    • Lake County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Massive, Mount (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Lake County--1890-1900.; Mountains--Colorado--Lake County--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Lake County--1890-1900.; Rifles--Colorado--Lake...
    • 1893
    • Denver and Rio Grande Depot at Alamosa, Colorado, May 1893

    • The Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Depot in Alamosa, Colorado, is a two-story wood fram Victorian structure with intersecting gables with decorative aprons, cresting roof, octagonal shingles, bracketed overhanging lower eave, and clapboard siding...
    • Alamosa (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Alamosa--1890-1900.; Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company.
    • 1893
    • Sopris coal tipple

    • View of the tipple at the Sopris Mine in the Colorado Fuel and Iron coal camp of Sopris (Las Animas County), Colorado. Shows narrow gauge tracks and coal cars.
    • Colorado Fuel and Iron Company--Buildings--1890-1900.; Sopris (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Sopris Mine (Las Animas County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Coal mining--Colorado--Sopris--1890-1900.; Tipples--Colorado--Sopris--1890-1900.
    • 1893
    • The Old Roadmaster - Clear Creek. Copyright

    • View of a rock formation identified as the Old Roadmaster in Clear Creek Canyon, Jefferson County, Colorado. Clear Creek and the Union Pacific, Denver, and Gulf Railway narrow gauge tracks are nearby.
    • Union Pacific, Denver, and Gulf Railway Company--1890-1900.; Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Clear Creek Canyon (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Jefferson County--1890-1900.;...
    • 1894
    • Clear Creek Canon Hanging Rock

    • View of a rock formation identified as Hanging Rock in Clear Creek Canyon, Jefferson County, Colorado. Union Pacific, Denver, and Gulf Railway Company narrow gauge tracks are nearby.
    • Union Pacific, Denver, and Gulf Railway Company--1890-1900.; Clear Creek Canyon (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Jefferson County--1890-1900.; Rock formations--Colorado--Jefferson...
    • 1894
    • Castle Rock, Col., natural formation of rocks, Jan. 1894

    • View north beside the standard and narrow gauge railroad tracks of Denver and Rio Grande Western and Colorado and Southern towards Castle Rock, a rhyolite lava rock formation, in Castle Rock, Douglas County, Colorado, includes gabled wood frame...
    • Castle Rock (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Castle Rock (Douglas County, Colo. : Rock Formation)--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Castle Rock--1890-1900.; Colorado and Southern Railway.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway Company.
    • 1894
    • The famous railroad Loop, near Georgetown, Colorado, U.S. A.

    • A Colorado and Southern narrow gauge train makes its way east towards the Devil's Gate High Bridge of the Georgetown Loop in Clear Creek County, above Georgetown, Colorado. The railroad tracks winds its along Clear Creek and on slopes to make the...
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--1890-1900.; Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1890-1900.; Railroads--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1890-1900.
    • 1894
    • Gilpin tramway hauled coal to the mines and ore from mines to mills

    • A view of a Gilpin Tramway freight train on the Quartz Hill branch as it hauls coal in Gilpin County, Colorado. Shows locomotive numbers 2 and 3 with coal in ore cars. Men sit atop the ore cars as the train travels by mine buildings.
    • Gilpin Tramway Company--1890-1900.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mine railroad cars--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1900.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1900.
    • 1896
    • Cripple Creek, Col.

    • View of the mining town of Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado. Shows hewn log cabins with chinking, framed windows, doors, and chimneys; one and two-story wood frame residences; and multi-story masonry commercial buildings. Mines and mining...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Log cabins--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • 1897
    • Golden Circle Railroad tracks

    • View of a narrow gauge double slip switch on Golden Circle Railroad tracks in Goldfield (Teller County), Colorado. Shows a signal, Denver and Rio Grande Railroad freight cars on tracks, a log cabin, mine buildings and tailings, and utility poles on...
    • Golden Circle Railroad Company--1890-1900.; Goldfield (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Railroad freight cars--Colorado--Goldfield--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Goldfield--1890-1900.
    • 1897
    • Placer gold fields, Russell, Colo.

    • View of Russell, Costilla County, Colorado, includes dwellings, outbuildings, mining sheds, Sangre de Cristo Creek and Denver and Rio Grande railroad engine, freight cars and passenger coach. Identified locations are: "1. Spanish Basin Placers, 2....
    • Russell (Colo.)--1890-1900.
    • 1897
    • Gilpin County Tramway wreck, Central City

    • A view of an accident on the Gilpin Tramway line in Prosser Gulch in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. Spectators stand on an embankment above the wreck. Men work to stabilize locomotive number 3 and move it back on the tracks. A pulley and...
    • Gilpin Tramway Company--1880-1890.; Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Prosser Gulch (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Railroad construction &...
    • 1897 Dec. 30
    • Gilpin County tramway wreck, Central City

    • A view of an accident on the Gilpin Tramway line in Prosser Gulch in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. Spectators stand on an embankment and view the wreck. Workers help move locomotive number 3 as it is is pulled along the track by a rope...
    • Gilpin Tramway Company--1880-1890.; Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Prosser Gulch (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Railroad...
    • 1897 Dec. 30
    • Wreck of Gilpin Tramway engine in Prosser Gulch

    • A view of an accident in Prosser Gulch on the Gilpin Tramway line in Gilpin County, Colorado. Shows a heavily damaged locomotive and cars. Officials and workers stand on a wooden trestle with cribbed retaining walls and observe the overturned...
    • Gilpin Tramway Company--1890-1900.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Prosser Gulch (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1900.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1900.;...
    • 1897 Dec. 30
    • Snow scene, "Dogtown", 1899

    • A view of snow removal on the Gilpin Tramway near "Dogtown" in Gilpin County, Colorado. Workers with shovels pose on snowbanks near the railroad tracks. Mine buildings are in the distance.
    • Gilpin Tramway Company--1890-1900.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Blizzards--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1900.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1900.; Snow removal--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1900.
    • 1899
    • Snow removal, Gilpin County Tramway

    • Men with shovels pose in deep snow beside a Gilpin Tramway locomotive near Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado.
    • Gilpin Tramway Company--1890-1900.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Blizzards--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1900.; Laborers--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1900.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1900.; Snow...
    • 1899
    • Snow removal, Gilpin county tramway

    • View of a Gilpin County Tramway work crew near "Dogtown" in Gilpin County, Colorado. The men pose with shovels near a snow plow during the snow removal operation. An mine building and a wood-frame house are in the distance.
    • Gilpin Tramway Company--1890-1900.; Blizzards--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1900.; Laborers--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1900.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1900.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Colorado--Gilpin...
    • 1899
    • Arrival of Co. G. from Manill [sic]

    • Bird's eye view of large crowd greeting military Company G arriving from Manilla at Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad station, Cripple Creek, Colorado; scene includes passenger train on wye, people standing atop railroad cars, and narrow gauge...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Railroad passenger cars--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890- 1900.
    • 1899 September 13

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