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  • All fields: Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1880-1900.
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    • Miners

    • Miners pose with shovels between a Rio Grande Southern (RGS) boxcar and a mine building in Ouray County, Colorado. A shaft house is in the distance.
    • Rio Grande Southern Railroad.; Ouray County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Railroad passes

    • A Rio Grande Southern Railroad pass of the Silverton Railroad Company. The pass is made of silver with filigree, decoration done entirely with fine wire. The inscription reads: "Issued to Mrs. N. P. Hill and family, No. 534; Otto Mears". Another...
    • Rio Grande Southern Railroad--Equipment & supplies--1880-1900.
    • [between 1889 and 1892]
    • Crossing the Divide

    • View of a Rio Grande Southern train and snow, probably in San Miguel County, Colorado. Signs painted on the coal car and passenger cars read: "R. G. Southern," "9," "Rio Grande and Southern," and "Rico."
    • Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1880-1900.; San Miguel County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Railroads--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.; Snow--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Ophir Loop from Rocky Point

    • View of Rio Grande Southern Ophir Loop railroad trestle and mountain valley, San Miguel County, Colorado.
    • Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1880-1900.; San Miguel County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.; Trestles--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.; Valleys--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Mountains near Trout Lake

    • View of snow covered mountains and slopes near Trout Lake in San Miguel County Colorado. Show Rio Grande Southern Railroad tracks.
    • Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1880-1900.; San Miguel County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.; Snow--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Mountains near Trout Lake

    • View of snow covered mountains probably near Trout Lake in San Miguel County, Colorado. Shows Rio Grande Southern Railroad tracks.
    • Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1880-1900.; San Miguel County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.; Snow--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Mtn's above Trout Lake, Colo.

    • View of snow covered mountains and slopes near Trout Lake in San Miguel County, Colorado. Shows Rio Grande Southern Railroad tracks.
    • Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1880-1900.; San Miguel County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.; Snow--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Ophir Loop looking east

    • View of the Ophir Loop near Ophir (San Miguel County), Colorado. Rio Grande Southern Railroad tracks and bridge 45-B are in the valley.
    • Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1880-1900.; San Miguel County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.; Trestles--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.;...
    • [between 1889 and 1900?]
    • Ophir Loop looking east

    • View of the Ophir Loop near Ophir (San Miguel County), Colorado. Rio Grande Southern Railroad tracks and bridge 45-B are in the valley.
    • Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1880-1900.; San Miguel County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.; Trestles--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1889 and 1900?]
    • Ascending Mancos, La Plata Divide

    • View of probably a Rio Grande Southern Railroad locomotive on broad and narrow gauge railroad tracks in either Montezuma or La Plata County, Colorado. Men sit on the end of a passenger car. A water tower with ice is nearby. Light snow covers the...
    • Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1880-1900.; Railroads--Colorado--1880-1900.; Water towers--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1889 and 1900?]
    • Mount Sneffels from Dallas Divide

    • A Rio Grande and Southern Railroad train is on the tracks near the Dallas Divide in Ouray County, Colorado. Mount Sneffels is in the distance.
    • Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1880-1900.; Ouray County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Sneffels, Mount (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Railroads--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1889 and 1900?]
    • Cathedral Spires from the bridge

    • View of the Ophir Needles (Cathedral Spires) rock formation and Rio Grande Southern trestle and bridge, San Miguel County, Colorado.
    • Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1880-1900.; Ophir Needles (Colo.)--1880-1900.; San Miguel County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Rock formations--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.; Trestles--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Cathedral Spires from the bridge

    • View of Rio Grande Southern narrow gauge tracks on the Ophir Loop trestle near Ophir Loop in San Miguel County, Colorado. The Ophir Needles (Cathedral Spires) are in the distance.
    • Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1880-1900.; Ophir Needles (Colo.)--1880-1900.; San Miguel County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.; Rock formations--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.;...
    • [between 1889 and 1900]
    • Cathedral Spires from the bridge

    • View of the Ophir Needles (Cathedral Spires) pillar rock formations from near the high wooden trestle at Ophir (San Miguel County), Colorado. Shows the Ophir Loop of the Rio Grande Southern Railroad, narrow gauge tracks telegraph lines, clear cut...
    • Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1880-1900.; Ophir Needles (Colo.)--1880-1900.; San Miguel County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.; Rock formations--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.;...
    • [between 1889 and 1900?]
    • Cathedral Spires from Rocky Point

    • View of the Ophir Needles (Cathedral Spires) rock formation and Rio Grande Southern trestle and bridge, San Miguel County, Colorado.
    • Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1880-1900.; Ophir Needles (Colo.)--1880-1900.; San Miguel County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.; Rock formations--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.;...
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Cathedral Spires from the bridge

    • View of Rio Grande Southern narrow gauge tracks on the Ophir Loop trestle near Ophir Loop in San Miguel County, Colorado. The Ophir Needles (Cathedral Spires) are in the distance.
    • Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1880-1900.; Ophir Needles (Colo.)--1880-1890.; San Miguel County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.; Rock...
    • [between 1889 and 1900?]
    • Ophir loop

    • A view of the Ophir loop on the Rio Grande Southern Railroad near Ophir Loop (San Miguel County), Colorado. A group of men sit and stand on a mountainside overlooking a valley. A wooden railroad trestle with an engine and passenger car is in the...
    • Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1880-1900.; Ophir Loop (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Railroads--Colorado--Ophir Loop--1880-1910.; Trestles--Colorado--Ophir Loop--1880-1910.
    • [between 1889 and 1910?]
    • Mesa Verde trains

    • A man stands near two Rio Grande Southern trains on a looped railroad track in Montezuma County, Colorado. Light snow covers the ground. Ute Mountain is in the distance.
    • Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1880-1900.; Montezuma County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Montezuma County--1880-1900.; Railroads--Colorado--Montezuma County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Lizzard [sic] Head

    • Shows a Rio Grande Southern Railroad train with one Denver and Rio Grande passenger car in San Miguel County, Colorado. Two women stand on the platform of the second car. Shows a meadow, dirt roads, pine forests, snow-covered mountains. Lizard...
    • Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1880-1900.; Lizard Head (Colo.)--1880-1900.; San Miguel County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Railroads--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.; Rock formations--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1889 and 1900?]
    • Lizzard [sic] Head summit

    • View of a Rio Grande Southern train loaded with lumber, tents, buildings, and a fence line at Lizard Head in San Miguel County, Colorado. Shows mountains in the distance.
    • Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1880-1900.; Lizard Head (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Railroads--Colorado--Lizard Head--1880-1900.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Rio Grand Southern train near Lizard Head

    • View of Lizard Head rock formation and Rio Grande Southern Railroad locomotive nine (9) with tender and passenger car, San Miguel County, Colorado.
    • Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1880-1900.; Lizard Head (Colo. : Summit)--1880-1900.; San Miguel County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Railroads--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.; Rock formations--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Rio Grande Southern excursion train

    • A narrow gauge Rio Grande Southern excursion train reverses direction on tracks in a meadow in San Miguel County, Colorado. Two well-dressed women and a man stand on the observation platform. A pillar rock formation known as Lizard Head is in the...
    • Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1880-1900.; Lizard Head (Colo. : Summit)--1880-1900.; San Miguel County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Railroads--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.; Rock formations--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1889 and 1900?]
    • Lizzard [sic] Head

    • Men stand at the rear of a Rio Grand Southern Railroad Company passenger train that includes a Denver and Rio Grande passenger car, in San Miguel County, Colorado. Lizard Head is in the distance.
    • Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1880-1900.; Lizard Head (Colo. : Summit)--1880-1900.; San Miguel County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Railroads--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.; Rock formations--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1889 and 1900?]
    • Winter near Trout Lake

    • Two men stand in the snow near a Rio Grande Southern train in San Miguel County, Colorado. Two porters stand at the rear of a railroad passenger car and an African-American (Black) porter stands at the front of the car. An engineer is in the...
    • Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1880-1900.; Afro-Americans--Men--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.; San Miguel County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Railroad employees--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.; Railroads--Colorado--San Miguel...
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Ophir Loop, Colo.

    • The small town of Ophir and the Ophir Loop of the Rio Grande Southern Railroad shown from a distance. A line of burros is being loaded onto a train in the background.
    • Ophir (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Donkeys--Colorado--1880-1900.; Packtrains--Colorado--1880-1900.; Railroads--Colorado--1880-1900.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • [between 1887 and 1900?]
    • Mt. Wilson and Lizzard [sic] Head

    • View of the settlement of Lizard Head in San Miguel County, Colorado. Shows Rio Grande Southern Railroad tracks, log buildings, firewood stacks, tents and horses. Mt. Wilson and Lizard Head are visible in the distance.
    • Lizard Head (Colo. : Summit)--1880-1900.; Lizard Head (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Wilson, Mount (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Settlements--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Lizzard's [sic] Head and Mt. Wilson

    • View of the town of Lizard Head, San Miguel County, Colorado. Shows Rio Grande Southern Railroad tracks, log buildings, tents, and horses. Lizard Head rock formation and Mt. Wilson are in the distance.
    • Lizard Head (Colo. : Summit)--1880-1900.; Lizard Head (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Wilson, Mount (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Lizard Head--1880-1900.; Rock formations--Colorado--Lizard Head--1880-1900.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Phantom Curve

    • View of Phantom Curve, in Conejos County, Colorado; shows the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad narrow gauge track grade and eroded volcanic formations.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1880-1900.; Conejos County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Conejos County--1880-1900.; Rock formations--Colorado--Conejos County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1886 and 1900?]

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