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    • Chicago, Burlington and Quincy, Denver Zephyr, contestants boarding

    • Female beauty contestants, fashionably dressed, board the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy, Denver Zephyr in Chicago, Illinois. "Queen Virginia Roper" wears a crown and shakes hands with Ralph Budd the president of the railroad. The other contestants...
    • Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company--Public relations--1930-1940.; Denver Zephyr (Express train)--Illinois--Chicago--1930-1940.; Chicago (Ill.)--1930-1940.; Beauty contestants--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Business...
    • 1936 Nov. 13
    • Chicago, Burlington and Quincy, Denver Zephyr, beauty contestants

    • Beauty contestant winners (identified from left to right) Elizabeth Foster, Wilma Adams, Florence Collier, Virginia Roper, Beverley Peterson, and their chaperon, Mrs. H.C. Leuty pose in the observation car of the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy,...
    • Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company--Public relations--1930-1940.; Denver Zephyr (Express train)--1930-1940.; Beauty contestants--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Interiors--1930-1940.; Railroad observation cars--1930-1940.
    • 1936
    • Pioneer Zephyr at Longmont, 2:25 P.M.

    • View of the Pioneer Zephyr 9900 running as Colorado and Southern Railway train 32 stopped at the railroad station in Longmont (Boulder County), Colorado. The streamlined art-deco style diesel locomotive and cars are constructed of stainless steel....
    • Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company--Equipment & supplies--1950-1960.; Colorado and Southern Railway--1950-1960.; Pioneer Zephyr (Streamliner)--1950-1960.; Longmont (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Diesel locomotives--Colorado--Longmont--1950-1960.;...
    • 1950 February 19
    • Locomotive Chi. Burlington & Quincy, Burlington Zephyr

    • CB&Q Burlington Zephyr No. 9900, at the railyard in Denver, Colorado; high speed silver streamliner of the Burlington Route; also known as Pioneer Zephyr; lettering on buildings read "Pride of the Rockies Flour Mill"," Pikes Peak Mill", "National...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Railroads--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • [1940-1949?]
    • Burlington's new Vista Dome, Denver Zephyr

    • View of a banquet, a promotional event for the Chicago, Burlington, Northern and Quincy Railroads new Denver Zephyr Vista Dome in Denver, Colorado. Men are seated at banquet tables in a conference room. A large printed advertisement hung on the...
    • Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company--Public relations--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Banquets--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Eating & drinking--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Men--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • 1956?
    • Denver Zephyr clock

    • View of a Chicago, Burlington and Quincy wooden clock in probably Denver, Colorado. A sign reads: "Mountain Time." Letters on the clock case read: "Naval Observatory Time hourly by Western Union" and "The Start of the Zephyr Will Break the Tape and...
    • Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company--Equipment & supplies--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Clocks--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • 1934
    • CZ meet at Grizzly

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande Western locomotive #601 as it pulls the California Zephyr through Glenwood Canyon, Garfield County, Colorado. Another California Zephyr waits at the Grizzly siding on parallel tracks. The Colorado River and the...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1940-1950.; California Zephyr (Express train)--1940-1950.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1940-1950.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Glenwood Canyon (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grizzly (Colo. :...
    • 1949 Aug. 28
    • Denver Zephyr, Burlington Route

    • The engineer, a railroad worker and a man in a suit and hat pose on or near a Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad Denver Zephyr locomotive and train in probably Denver, Colorado. A sign on the locomotive reads: "Burlington Route."
    • Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Denver Zephyr (Express train)--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Railroad employees--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Railroads--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • 1949 Oct. 12
    • Chicago Burlington and Quincy, Denver Zephyr lounge

    • A Chicago, Burlington and Quincy porter snuffs out a cigarette in an ashtray in a Denver Zephyr lounge car. The African American (black) porter wears a white uniform and cap. Well dressed men and women passengers sit in upholstered chairs with...
    • Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company--People--1940-1950.; African Americans--Employment--1940-1950.; Denver Zephyr (Express train)--1940-1950.; Passengers--1940-1950.; Railroad lounge cars--1940-1950.; Railroad porters--1940-1950.;...
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Rio Grande California Zephyr leaving Denver, 8:45 A.M.

    • The Denver and Rio Grande Western California Zephyr led by diesel 600 leaves the railroad yards in Denver, Colorado. The consist has observation cars.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1940-1950.; California Zephyr (Express train)--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Diesel locomotives--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Railroad observation cars--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.;...
    • 1949 July 11
    • C & S Texas Zephyr, south @ Sedalia, 1:30P.M.

    • The Colorado and Southern passenger train the Texas Zephyr is stopped at Sedalia (Douglas County), Colorado. The train has a diesel locomotive, passenger cars, a combination car and a mail car. A Denver and Rio Grande Western freight car and...
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--1940-1950.; Texas Zephyr (Express train)--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Diesel locomotives--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Railroads--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • 1949 October 12
    • California Zephyr Dome Coach Silver Scout in eastbound #6

    • View of a Denver and Rio Grande Western California Zephyr Dome Coach, "Silver Scout," hooked to the Exposition Flyer in Crescent (Boulder County), Colorado. The snow-capped Indian Peaks are in the distance.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1940-1950.; California Zephyr (Express train)--1940-1950.; Exposition Flyer (Express train)--1940-1950.; Crescent (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Railroad observation cars--Colorado--Crescent--1940-1950.
    • 1948 Mar. 22
    • California Zephyr, Moffat Tunnel

    • View of the California Zephyr on Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks at the east portal of the Moffat Tunnel in Gilpin County, Colorado. Shows passenger observations cars, tracks, a signal shack and mountains.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1940-1950.; California Zephyr (Express train)--Colorado--Gilpin County--1940-1950.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Railroad observation cars--American--Colorado--Gilpin County--1940-1950.;...
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • 1:00 P.M. C & S tr. 1, Texas Zephyr, 1 mile north of Larkspur

    • View of the Texas Zephyr, Colorado and Southern passenger train no. 1, led by diesel locomotive 9937A near Larkspur (Douglas County), Colorado. Lettering on the locomotive reads: "Burlington Route." The consist has a baggage car and passenger...
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--1950-1960.; Texas Zephyr (Express train)--1950-1960.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Diesel locomotives--Colorado--Boulder County--1950-1960.; Railroads--Colorado--Boulder County--1960-1960.
    • 1955 July 29
    • Denver Union Depot and some umbrella sheds

    • View of the Union Pacific "City of Denver" and the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad "Denver Zephyr" trains, umbrella sheds and passenger platforms at Union Station in Denver, Colorado. The railroad depot is a rusticated stone building. The...
    • Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Union Pacific Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Union Station (Denver,Colo.)--1940-1950.; City of Denver (Express train)--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Denver Zephyr (Express...
    • 1941 March 24
    • Colorado & Southern train 1, Texas Zephyr, at Palmer Lake , Colo. 1:10 P.M.

    • View of the Texas Zephyr, Colorado and Southern passenger train no. 1, led by diesel locomotive 9551A near Palmer Lake (El Paso County), Colorado. Lettering on the locomotive reads: "Burlington Route." The consist has a baggage car and passenger...
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--1950-1960.; Texas Zephyr (Express train)--1950-1960.; Palmer Lake (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Diesel locomotives--Colorado--Palmer Lake--1950-1960.; Railroads--Colorado--Palmer Lake--1960-1960.
    • 1955 November 20
    • Zephyr in Hot Sulphur Springs, Colo.

    • A crowd is gathered around the Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Denver Zephyr on its first trip to Hot Sulphur Springs (Grand County), Colorado. Shows the railroad station, a water tower and mesas in the distance.
    • Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company--1930-1940.; Denver Zephyr (Express train)--Colorado--Hot Sulphur Springs--1930-1940.; Hot Sulphur Springs (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Railroads--Colorado--Hot Sulphur Springs--1930-1940.;...
    • 1934 Jun. 16
    • First CZ meet, Grizzly

    • Two California Zephyr express trains meet at a railroad siding (Grizzly) in Garfield County, Colorado, beside the Colorado River. The Denver and Rio Grande Western locomotives and passenger cars travel in opposite directions on parallel tracks....
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1940-1950.; California Zephyr (Express train)--1940-1950.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grizzly (Colo. : Railroad siding)--1940-1950.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Garfield...
    • 1949 Mar. 21
    • Railroad depot, Glenwood Springs

    • People gather near the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company depot in Glenwood Springs (Garfield County), Colorado. The depot is a one story structure with towers and a tile roof. The California Zephyr express train is stopped near the...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1940-1950.; California Zephyr (Express train)--Colorado--Glenwood Springs--1940-1950.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1940-1950.; Glenwood Springs (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Automobiles--Colorado--Glenwood...
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • California Zephyr

    • View of a California Zephyr train on Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks at the east portal of the Moffat Tunnel in Gilpin County, Colorado. Passenger observation cars read: "Silver Bronco," "D.& R.G.W." and "C.B.& O." "Moffat Tunnel,...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Railroad tunnels--Colorado--Gilpin County--1940-1950.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Moffat Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Railroad observation cars--Colorado--Gilpin County--1940-1950.;...
    • [1949?]
    • Burlington Special carrying crowned Prince Fredric and wife Ingrid of Denmark, 4-18-'39

    • Burlington Zephyr "Silver Charger" carrying Prince Fredric and wife Ingrid of Denmark; shows a high speed silver streamliner of the Burlington Route (Chicago, Burlington & Quincy) with three car bodies mounted on four trucks; "General Pershing...
    • Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company--1930-1940.; Railroads--1930-1940.
    • [194-?]
    • CZ eastbound in Salt Lake Valley - KF Steel Plant

    • View of the eastbound California Zephyr, pulled by Denver & Rio Grande Western locomotive #601, in the Salt Lake Valley, Salt Lake County, Utah. Shows the train, with domed observation cars, near the Wasatch Mountains. The KF Steel plant is in the...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1940-1950.; California Zephyr (Express train)--1940-1950.; Salt Lake County (Utah)--1940-1950.; Industrial facilities--Utah--Salt Lake County--1940-1950.; Railroads--Utah--Salt Lake...
    • 1949 Mar. 15
    • Zephyr View Cabin

    • The Zephyr View Cabin was built by William Pitts in the Lincoln Hills County Club area in Pinecliffe, Colo. Lincoln Hills was the the only African-American mountain resorts in the western United States during the early and middle 20th century....
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    • circa 1950's
    • Burlington Streamline Train, Texas Zephyr, near Larkspur

    • Colorado & Southern publicity shot on September 8, 1940 shows Texas Zephyr 9950 (also known as the Silver Racer) plus additional diesel unit engine, a Burlington Route high speed silver streamliner with eight baggage and passenger cars, near...
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--1940-1950.; Douglas County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Railroads--Colorado--Douglas County--1940-1950.
    • [1940]
    • Zephyr, buffet car interior

    • An African American (black) man stands and smiles in the kitchen behind the counter in a Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Zephyr buffet car. He wears a chefs hat, white jacket and bow tie. Control panels, a ventilation hood, coffee dispensers,...
    • Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company--People--1940-1960.; African Americans--Employment--1940-1960.; Cooks--1940-1960.; Interiors--1940-1960.; Railroad dining cars--1940-1960.
    • [between 1940 and 1960?]
    • CZ westbound East switch Grand Valley

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western engine #601 pulls the California Zephyr westbound at the east switch in the Grand Valley, in Mesa County, Colorado.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1940-1950.; California Zephyr (Express train)--1940-1950.; Mesa County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Mesa County--1940-1950.; Railroad observation cars--Colorado--Mesa...
    • 1949 Mar. 14
    • Denver & Rio Grande Engine 5771

    • View of the Denver & Rio Grande Engine No. 5771 currently on display at the Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 West 44th Avenue, Golden, Colo. Between 1971-1983, this diesel engine powered the last non-Amtrak intercity passenger train in the United...
    • Colorado Railroad Museum--2000-2010.; Diesel locomotives--Colorado--Golden--2000-2010.; Golden (Colo.)--2000-2010.; Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--Pictorial works.; Colorado Railroad Museum--Pictorial works.; Diesel...
    • 2009
    • Denver Tramway, Rt.3, car #330

    • View of Denver Tramway streetcar no. 330 as it travels south on North Broadway near Colfax Avenue in the Civic Center neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. Signs on the trolley car read: "3," "330" and "'Be Generous in Victory' War Chest." Shows trees in...
    • Denver Tramway Corporation (Denver, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Billboards.; Commercial streets.; Street railroads.
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    • Central Denver

    • Aerial view of the park in front of the Colorado State Capitol building, 15th (Fifteenth) and 16th (Sixteenth) Streets, Broadway and Lincoln Street in the Central Business District of Denver. Colorado. Shows the Denver City and County Building...
    • Colorado State Capitol (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Central Business District (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Capitols--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Commercial...
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    • Denver skyline

    • View of Civic Center and downtown Denver, Colorado from the roof of the Denver Public Library building. Shows the Voorhies Memorial, Republic Building, Majestic Building, and the Young Men's Christian Association (Y.M.C.A.) building. Signs mounted...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1955 October
    • Central Denver

    • Aerial view of the Colorado State Capitol building, a park, 15th (Fifteenth) and 16th (Sixteenth) Streets, Broadway and Lincoln Street in the Central Business District of Denver. Colorado. Shows the Denver City and County Building annex, the...
    • Colorado State Capitol (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Central Business District (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Capitols--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Commercial...
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    • Pioneer Zephyr "Dawn to Dusk Club" in Chicago

    • Men, boys, and girls pose with a burro in Chicago (Cook County), Illinois; and signs: "Zephyr Dawn to Dusk Club" and "ZEPH Denver to Chicago May 26, 1934." A Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad locomotive is in the background.
    • Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company--1930-1940.; Chicago (Ill.)--1930-1940.; Children--Illinois--Chicago--1930-1940.; Clubs--Illinois--Chicago--1930-1940.; Donkeys--Illinois--Chicago--1930-1940.; Railroad...
    • 1934 May 26
    • D&RGW 553 or Audits, with train #17

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western locomotive #553 pulls the Exposition Flyer, with observation cars, through Glenwood Canyon, Garfield County, Colorado. The train is beside the Colorado River near vertical canyon walls.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Exposition Flyer (Express train)--1940-1950.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1940-1950.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Glenwood Canyon (Colo.)--1940-1950.;...
    • 1948 June 14

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