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    • 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?]
    • 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?]
    • 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?]
    • 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?]
    • Surfacing track

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction consists of men working on tracks, flanked by fields and hills, in (probably) Colorado or Utah.
    • 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?]
    • 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?]
    • 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?]
    • 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?]
    • 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?]
    • 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 & 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?]
    • 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?]

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