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    • Coal tipple

    • View of a tipple at an unidentified coal camp possibly in Las Animas County, Colorado. Shows coal cars, elevated narrow-gauge tracks, coal chute, industrial building, houses, and probably a school. Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company and...
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    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Black Hawk, Mills

    • View northwest up the gulley formed by North Clear Creek in Black Hawk, Colorado; shows Bates Hill, Bobtail Mill, and the Colorado Shoe store on Gregory Street. Mills, processors, and samplers are in the distance; a narrow-gauge train is on...
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    • [1900?]
    • Snow scene in "Dogtown", 1899

    • A group of men work to clear the deep snow from the tracks of the narrow-gauge Gilpin Tramway in "Dogtown," an area near Central City, Colorado. A train engine pushes from the background to move snow from the tracks, puffing a trail of smoke. The...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [1899]
    • Currecanti Needle

    • View of the Curecanti (Currecanti) Needle rock formation in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Gunnison County, Colorado. The Gunnison River and Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company narrow-gauge tracks are nearby.
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    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western train

    • View of a Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad narrow-gauge train displayed on a piece of trestle near Cimarron (Montrose County), Colorado. Shows restored Baldwin (C-16, Class 2-8-0) steam locomotive number "278" with a cow-catcher, a headlamp...
    • Koch, Don, 1942-
    • [between 1975 and 1981?]
    • Grand Canyon, D.R.G.R.R.

    • View of the Royal Gorge in Fremont County, Colorado shows Denver and Rio Grande Railroad track with a third rail to accommodate narrow-gauge and standard gauge trains. Steep canyon walls are on either side of the Arkansas River and tents are...
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    • [between 1886 and 1895?]
    • View of Central City area, 1899

    • Several houses stand at the upper end of Eureka Street at the base of a snow-covered hill in Central City, Colorado. Workers shovel snow from the tracks of the Gilpin Tramway in the distance, possibly after the "Big Snow" in December of 1913. The...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [1913?]
    • The Loop Above Georgetown, Colo.

    • Panoramic, southwestward view of the Loop, a narrow-gauge railroad route (Union Pacific, Denver & Gulf Railway Company) in Clear Creek Canyon between Georgetown and Silver Plume, Colorado, taken on a mountainside above the Loop; High Bridge in...
    • Rose & Hopkins.
    • [between 1890 and 1901]
    • The Loop Above Georgetown, Colo.

    • Panoramic, southwestward view of the Loop, a narrow-gauge railroad route (Union Pacific, Denver & Gulf Railway) in Clear Creek Canyon between Georgetown and Silver Plume, Colorado, taken on a mountainside above Loop; High Bridge in foreground.
    • Rose & Hopkins.
    • [between 1890 and 1901]
    • Gilpin tramway

    • Tracks for the Gilpin Tramway wind around a rocky hillside in Gilpin County, Colorado. The two-foot, narrow-gauge tramway was used to haul ore from the mines in the Central City area down to Blackhawk, where they were transferred to the Colorado...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [between 1899 and 1913?]
    • Gilpin tramway

    • A young boy wearing knickers and a cap walks in the middle of a track of the Gilpin Tramway in Gilpin County, Colorado. The two-foot, narrow-gauge tramway was used to haul ore from the mines in the Central City area down the hill to Blackhawk,...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [between 1899 and 1913?]
    • Gilpin tramway

    • A young boy wearing knickers and a cap stands next to a bend in the track of the Gilpin Tramway near Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. The two-foot, narrow-gauge tramway was used to haul ore from the mines in the Central City area down the...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [between 1899 and 1913?]
    • The Loop

    • Panoramic, southwestward view of "The Loop," a narrow-gauge train route climbing from Georgetown to Silver Plume, Colorado (Union Pacific, Denver & Gulf Railway); High Bridge train trestle in foreground crosses Clear Creek; a smaller trestle is...
    • Rose & Hopkins.
    • [between 1886 and 1901]
    • Mother Grundy, Clear Creek Canon Col.

    • A view of the Mother Grundy rock formation in Clear Creek Canyon, Jefferson County, Colorado. The narrow-gauge train tracks wind between steep and rocky canyon walls (Union Pacific, Denver & Gulf Railway line) and a telegraph line is diagonally...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1890 and 1898]
    • Sopris washery, the fire

    • View of the ruins of the washer building at the Colorado Fuel & Iron Company coal mine at Sopris (Las Animas County), Colorado. Shows rubble, coal carts, and a damaged building. A group of men stand on a narrow-gauge railroad bridge in the distance.
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    • [between 1902 and 1928?]
    • Bridge above Georgetown

    • A passenger train of the Colorado Central Railroad passes under a bridge in the left background heading east toward Georgetown in Clear Creek County, Colorado. The train travels along the Georgetown Loop, a narrow-gauge railroad that looped about...
    • Collier, Joseph.
    • [between 1885 and 1890?]
    • Mother Grundy, Clear Creek, Colo.

    • View of the Mother Grundy rock formation in Clear Creek Canyon, Jefferson County, Colorado. A man stands between Clear Creek and the narrow-gauge track of the Union Pacific, Denver, and Gulf Railway Company.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • The Roadmaster, Clear Creek Canon

    • View of narrow-gauge tracks of the Colorado and Southern Railway in Clear Creek Canyon, west of Denver, Colorado; canyon wall casts a shadow across the track; track curves to right at distance; Clear Creek flows over rocks; a few pine trees grow...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Pitkin Colo.

    • View of the mining town of Pitkin, Colorado, in Gunnison County; narrow-gauge railroad track in foreground (either Colorado & Southern Railway or Denver & Rio Grande Railway); mill with smokestack and slag heap at left; wooden buildings of town at...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Arch Rock, Platte Canon

    • View of granite rock formation, "Arch Rock," in Platte Canyon southwest of Denver, Colorado; South Platte River flows near the rock formation among driftwood and boulders; railroad bed and telegraph lines of the narrow-gauge Colorado & Southern...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • El Capitan, Clear Creek Canon

    • View of El Capitan rock formation from Clear Creek Canyon west of Denver, Colorado; shows rocky Clear Creek, narrow-gauge track of the Colorado and Southern Railway, utility poles, and mountains in distance.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Ouray Colo.

    • Southeast view of Ouray, Colorado from western hillside; shows Denver and Rio Grande narrow-gauge tracks, station, boxcars, and Uncompahgre River with bridges. Identifiable buildings include County Courthouse and Library.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1904 and 1920]
    • Ouray Colo.

    • Southward view of Ouray, Colorado, shows Third (3rd or Main) Street with turret of Elks Club on east side of street. Businesses include: Arps Bros Hardware, Columbus Saloon, County Courthouse, and City Hall. Uncompahgre River is spanned by bridges,...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1904 and 1920]
    • Rocky Point, Platte Canon

    • View of narrow-gauge train track and bridge at Rocky Point in the Platte Canyon, Colorado (Colorado & Southern Railway); track winds through canyon; steep and rocky canyon walls flank bridge crossing Platte River.
    • Rose & Hopkins.
    • [between 1899 and 1901]
    • The Loop, U. P. D & G Ry

    • Panoramic, northeastward view of the "Loop," a circuitous, narrow-gauge railway route above Georgetown, Colorado, owned by the Union Pacific, Denver & Gulf Railway; station and track southwest of Loop in foreground; two trestles in distance;...
    • Rose & Hopkins.
    • [between 1890 and 1899]
    • High Bridge on Loop

    • Northeastward, creek-level view of span of High Bridge train trestle on "The Loop," a narrow-gauge train route southwest of Georgetown, Colorado (Union Pacific, Denver & Gulf Railway); Clear Creek, in foreground, runs perpendicular to span; lower...
    • Rose & Hopkins.
    • [between 1890 and 1899?]
    • High Bridge on the Loop

    • Southwestward view, span of High Bridge train trestle on "The Loop," a narrow-gauge train route southwest of Georgetown, Colorado (Union Pacific, Denver & Gulf Railway) ; taken at level of lower train track; Clear Creek runs below, perpendicular to...
    • Rose & Hopkins.
    • [between 1890 and 1899?]
    • Inspiration Point, Clear Creek Canon

    • View, at track level, of railroad track curving sharply left, running parallel to the right of Clear Creek (narrow-gauge track of the Union Pacific, Denver & Gulf Railway Co.); steep walls of Clear Creek Canyon flank the creek and track.
    • Rose & Hopkins.
    • [between 1890 and 1899?]
    • The Loop

    • Panoramic, northeastward view of the "Loop," a circuitous, narrow-gauge railway route above Georgetown, Colorado, owned by the Union Pacific, Denver & Gulf Railway; pine trees in foreground; two trestles (smaller trestle and High Bridge) visible in...
    • Rose & Hopkins.
    • [between 1890 and 1899?]
    • Mother Grundy, Clear Creek Canon

    • Railroad track winds between rock walls (narrow-gauge track of the Union Pacific, Denver & Gulf Railway); right wall in shadow and casting shadow over track; left wall in sunlight; telegraph pole juts diagonally from halfway up right wall; pine...
    • Rose & Hopkins.
    • [between 1890 and 1899?]
    • Hanging Rock

    • View of rock formation called "Hanging Rock" in Clear Creek Canyon, west of Denver, Colorado; formation extends over narrow-gauge railroad track (Union Pacific, Denver & Gulf Railway Company).
    • Rose & Hopkins.
    • [between 1890 and 1899]
    • Clear Creek Canon from Coleraw Pt. Denver Mtn. Park

    • View of Clear Creek Canyon, west of Denver, Colorado, taken from Coleraw Point, an overlook along the Denver Mountain Park Auto Road; shows Clear Creek and narrow-gauge tracks of the Colorado & Southern Railway.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [1916]
    • Locomotive (Colo. & Southern) #8

    • Colorado & Southern Locomotive Mogul Number 8 on Train 70 bound for Leadville; Denver Union Station, Colorado; narrow-gauge 2-6-0, Cooke construction 1554; steams pours from Bear Trap stack (Ridgeway spark arrester); shows station platform with...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [194-?]

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