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    • Colorado & Southern eng. 800 switching at Cheyenne

    • View of Colorado and Southern Railway steam locomotive 800 (2-8-2) switching freight cars at the rail yard in Cheyenne (Laramie County), Wyoming. Shows a railroad crossing sign and commercial buildings. Signs read: " ??on?? Harvester Company" and...
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--1950-1960.; Cheyenne (Wyo.)--1950-1960.; Railroad locomotives--Wyoming--Cheyenne--1950-1960.; Railroad switching--Wyoming--Cheyenne--1950-1960.
    • 1956 January 28
    • C. & S.E. #2 (2-6-0) switching, Ludlow

    • View of Colorado & Southeastern steam locomotive # 2 switching a Colorado & Southern gondola car in Ludlow (Las Animas County), Colorado. Hills are in the distance.
    • Colorado and Southeastern Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Ludlow (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Railroad freight cars.; Railroad locomotives.; Railroad switching.
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    • Cimarron at 360 switching yard

    • View of a Denver and Rio Grande Western locomotive and an idler car at the switching yard in Cimarron, (Gunnison County), Colorado; shows men and cottonwood trees.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Cimarron (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Railroad employees--Colorado--Cimarron--1940-1950.; Railroad freight cars--Colorado--Cimarron--1940-1950.; Railroad...
    • 1949 July 7
    • Sheffield & Tionesta Ry. little smoke, #11 switching in yards, 3/4 view, Nebraska mill,...

    • Smoke rises from Sheffield & Tionesta Railway locomotive #11 switching in a railroad yard in Nebraska (Forest County), Pennsylvania. Shows lumber piled on railroad cars and beside the tracks and a dilapidated building.
    • Sheffield and Tionesta Railway Company--1930-1940.; Forest County (Pa.)--1930-1940.; Abandoned buildings--Pennsylvania--Nebraska--1930-1940.; Lumber--Pennsylvania--Nebraska--1930-1940.; Railroad shops & yards--Pennsylvania--Nebraska--1930-1940.;...
    • 1939 September 11
    • St. Louis-San Francisco Ry. #1263 2-8-0 switching freight house, Fort Worth, Texas.

    • Smoke rises from St. Louis and San Francisco Railway locomotive #1263 on a switching freight house track, in Fort Worth (Tarrant County), Texas. Shows snow on the ground, a railroad crossing and a Texas Pacific locomotive nearby. A sign on a...
    • St. Louis-San Francisco Railway Company--1940-1950.; Fort Worth (Tex.)--1940-1950.; Cities & towns--Texas--Fort Worth--1940-1950.; Commercial facilities--Texas--Fort Worth--1940-1950.; Railroad locomotives--Texas--Fort Worth--1940-1950.;...
    • 1947 January 2
    • Akron & Barberton Belt flying switch at Ak. engine #7

    • View of Akron & Barberton Belt Railroad steam locomotive #7 and a freight car switching tracks in the yards at Akron, Ohio. Shows an abandoned railroad depot, railroad ties, and a water tower.
    • Akron & Barberton Belt Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Akron (Ohio)--1940-1950.; Railroad locomotives.; Railroad switching.; Railroads.
    • 1947 June 11
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 461, engine type 2-8-2

    • Three-quarter view of left side of engine, from front end; distant view from above; switching; snow; scenic. Photographed: Ophir, Colorado, November 17, 1951.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Ophir--1950-1960.; Ophir (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Ophir--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1951
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 461, engine type 2-8-2

    • Three-quarter view of left side of engine, from front end; distant view; switching; snow; scenic. Photographed: Ophir, Colorado, November 17, 1951.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Ophir--1950-1960.; Ophir (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Ophir--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1951
    • Interlocking tower operator

    • A man works switching levers in an interlocking tower at an unknown location [Chicago Burlington and Quincy?].
    • Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company--1930-1940.; Railroad employees--1930-1940.;
    • [between 1940 and 1940?]
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 461, engine type 2-8-2

    • Almost head on, distant view; switching; smoke; snow; scenic. Photographed: Ophir, Colorado, November 17, 1951.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Ophir--1950-1960.; Ophir (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Ophir--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1951
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 461, engine type 2-8-2

    • Almost head on, distant view; switching; smoke; snow; scenic. Photographed: Ophir, Colorado, November 17, 1951.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Ophir--1950-1960.; Ophir (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Ophir--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1951
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 461, engine type 2-8-2

    • Almost head on, distant view; switching; smoke; snow; scenic. Photographed: Ophir, Colorado, November 17, 1951.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Ophir--1950-1960.; Ophir (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Ophir--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1951
    • Draw at Alamosa wye

    • View of a "draw" at the Denver and Rio Grande Western yard in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado; used for switching between standard and narrow gauges.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.
    • 1956 February 5
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 461, engine type 2-8-2

    • Three-quarter view of left side of engine, from front end; switching; snow. Photographed: Placerville, Colorado, November 19, 1951.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Placerville--1950-1960.; Placerville (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Placerville--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1951
    • Mack Colorado, Uintah houses

    • View from the water tank over Mack, Mesa County, Colorado. A company town named for John Mack, president of Barber Asphalt Paving company and the Uintah Railway Company. Two houses, the Uintah Railway office building and the Uintah Hotel show on...
    • Mack (Colo.)--1900-1910.
    • 1906
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 461, engine type 2-8-2

    • Three-quarter view of left side of engine, from front end, distant view with engine 452; switching on big trestle; smoke; snow; scenic. Photographed: Ophir, Colorado, November 18, 1951.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Ophir--1950-1960.; Ophir (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Ophir--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1951
    • Transformer station

    • View of an electrical switching facility in Denver, Colorado; shows transformers, insulators, power poles, and a cylindrical wire cage.
    • Electric substations--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Public utility companies--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Union Pacific Train No. 38

    • Union Pacific Railroad locomotive number 38 (Pony Express) vents smoke at Borie (Laramie County), Wyoming; the interlocking signal tower is a two story frame building with a bay window. A man on the dock uses an order fork. Shows pneumatic...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Borie (Wyo.)--1950-1960.; Railroad employees--Borie--Wyoming--1950-1960.; Railroad locomotives--Borie--Wyoming--1950-1960.; Railroad signal towers--Borie--Wyoming--1950-1960.;...
    • 1954
    • Durango train & general view of yard

    • A Denver and Rio Grande Western locomotive (315) and passenger coaches pass the Las Animas River in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado; houses are by the river and a bridge. The rail yard, water tank and coaling tower are in the distance.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Animas River (Colo. and N.M.)--1940-1950.; Durango (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1940-1950.; Railroad shops & yards--Colorado--Durango--1940-1950.;...
    • 1946 September 12
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 20, engine type 4-6-0

    • Three-quarter view of right side of engine, from front end, close view, switching. Photographed: Rico, Colorado, May 23, 1951.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Rico--1950-1960.; Rico (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Rico--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1951
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 461, engine type 2-8-2

    • Three-quarter view of left side of engine, from front end; distant view from above; switching; snow; scenic. Photographed: Ophir, Colorado, November 17, 1951.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Ophir--1950-1960.; Ophir (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Ophir--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1951
    • RGS narrow gauge motor car number 6

    • Three-quarter view of right side of motor car, from front end, close view; Work Goose switching gondola. (The Work Goose never carried passengers or freight. It was used in maintenance of way service.) Photographed: Dolores, Colorado, September 5,...
    • Railroad motor-cars--1950-1960.; Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Dolores--1950-1960.; Dolores (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad cars--Colorado--Dolores--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1952
    • Colorado and Southern locomotive 235

    • A locomotive blowing black smoke approaches in the snow covered Colorado & Southern railyard, in Trinidad, Colorado. Scene includes two cabooses and part of a freight car. A man stands next to two harp switches, and another man stands in the...
    • Trinidad (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Trinidad--1920-1930.; Railroad shops & yards--Colorado--Trinidad--1920-1930.; Colorado and Southern Railway.
    • [1922?]
    • RGS narrow gauge motor car number 6

    • Three-quarter view of right side of motor car, from front end, close view; Work Goose switching gondola. (The Work Goose never carried passengers or freight. It was used in maintenance of way service.) Photographed: Dolores, Colorado, September 5,...
    • Railroad motor-cars--1950-1960.; Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Dolores--1950-1960.; Dolores (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad cars--Colorado--Dolores--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1952
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 461, engine type 2-8-2

    • Head on; switching at depot; engine 452 at left; smoke; snow. Photographed: Ophir, Colorado, November 18, 1951.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Ophir--1950-1960.; Ophir (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Ophir--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1951
    • RGS narrow gauge motor car number 6

    • Three-quarter view of right side of motor car, from front end, close view; Work Goose switching gondola; depot in background. (The Work Goose never carried passengers or freight. It was used in maintenance of way service.) Photographed: Dolores,...
    • Railroad motor-cars--1950-1960.; Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Dolores--1950-1960.; Dolores (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad cars--Colorado--Dolores--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1952
    • RGS narrow gauge motor car number 6

    • Right rear view of motor car; Work Goose switching gondola. (The Work Goose never carried passengers or freight. It was used in maintenance of way service.) Photographed: Dolores, Colorado, September 5, 1952.
    • Railroad motor-cars--1950-1960.; Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Dolores--1950-1960.; Dolores (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad cars--Colorado--Dolores--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1952
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 461, engine type 2-8-2

    • Three-quarter view of left side of engine, from front end; switching on big trestle; smoke; snow. Photographed: Ophir, Colorado, November 18, 1951.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Ophir--1950-1960.; Ophir (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Ophir--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1951
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 20, engine type 4-6-0

    • Almost head on; switching. Photographed: Rico, Colorado, May 23, 1951.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Rico--1950-1960.; Rico (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Rico--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1951
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 461, engine type 2-8-2

    • Three-quarter view of left side of engine, from front end; distant view from above; switching; snow; scenic. Photographed: Ophir, Colorado, November 17, 1951.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Ophir--1950-1960.; Ophir (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Ophir--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1951
    • RGS narrow gauge motor car number 6

    • Three-quarter view of right side of motor car, from front end, close view; Work Goose switching gondola. (The Work Goose never carried passengers or freight. It was used in maintenance of way service.) Photographed: Dolores, Colorado, September 5,...
    • Railroad motor-cars--1950-1960.; Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Dolores--1950-1960.; Dolores (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad cars--Colorado--Dolores--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1952
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 461, engine type 2-8-2

    • Three-quarter view of left side of engine, from front end; distant view; switching; smoke; snow; scenic. Photographed: Ophir, Colorado, November 17, 1951.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Ophir--1950-1960.; Ophir (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Ophir--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1951
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 20, engine type 4-6-0

    • Head on, at 3-way stub track switch; switching. Photographed: Dolores, Colorado, May 23, 1951.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Dolores--1950-1960.; Dolores (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Dolores--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1951
    • D&SL train, engine number 402, engine type 2-8-2

    • Switching operation; 3 cars. Photographed: Denver, Colo., June 17, 1935.
    • Locomotives--1930-1940.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1935.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Denver.; Denver and Salt Lake Railway Company.
    • 1935
    • D&RGW train (Narrow Gauge), engine number 495, engine type 2-8-2

    • Switching operation. Photographed: Monarch, Colo., June 28, 1940.
    • Locomotives--1940-1950.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1940.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Monarch.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway Company.; Railroads, Narrow-gage.
    • 1940
    • UP train, engine number 1031, engine type EMD NW2

    • Switching operation. Photographed: at Portland, Ore., ca. 1960.
    • Locomotives--1960-1970.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1960.; Railroad locomotives--Oregon--Portland.; Union Pacific Railroad Company.
    • 1960
    • PRR train, engine number 6553, engine type 0-8-0

    • Switching operation; 58 cars, 20 MPH. Photographed: at Chicago, Ill., August 3, 1934.
    • Locomotives--1930-1940.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1934.; Railroad locomotives--Illinois--Chicago.; Pennsylvania Railroad.
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    • UP train, engine number 5032, engine type 2-10-2

    • Switching operation; 11 cars, 5 MPH. Photographed: at North Platte, Nebr., April 21, 1935.
    • Locomotives--1930-1940.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1935.; Railroad locomotives--Nebraska--North Platte.; Union Pacific Railroad Company.
    • 1935
    • UP train, engine number 210, engine type 2-8-0

    • Switching operation. Photographed: Denver, Colo., October 17, 1926.
    • Locomotives--1920-1930.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1926.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Denver.; Union Pacific Railroad Company.
    • 1926
    • MT train, engine number 52, engine type 2-8-0

    • Switching company coal; 3 cars, 8 MPH. Photographed: at Colorado City, Colo., May 28, 1941.
    • Locomotives--1940-1950.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1941.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Colorado City.; Midland Terminal Railway.
    • 1941
    • UP train, engine number 4469, engine type 0-6-0

    • Troop train, switching operation. Photographed: at Denver, Colo., February 12, 1938.
    • Locomotives--1930-1940.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1938.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Denver.; Union Pacific Railroad Company.
    • 1938
    • RGS train, engine number 20, engine type 4-6-0

    • Switching cars while loading sheep. Photographed: at Hesperus, Colo., October 13, 1951.
    • Locomotives--1950-1960.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1951.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Hesperus.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.; Railroads, Narrow-gage.
    • 1951
    • Mixed gauge, Montrose yard standard gauge 2-8-2 1202 switching n.g. box, Montrose, Colo.

    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Company locomotive 1202 switches narrow gauge boxcars in the yard at Montrose (Montrose County), Colorado. Lettering on the box cars reads: "D&RGW 3133" and "Rio Grande."
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Montrose (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Railroad freight cars--Colorado--Montrose--1950-1960.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Montrose--1950-1960.; Railroad shops &...
    • 1952 April 16
    • UP train, engine number 1938, engine type 2-8-2

    • Switching operation; 26 cars, 12 MPH. Photographed: near Council Bluffs, Ia., May 29, 1938.
    • Locomotives--1930-1940.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1938.; Railroad locomotives--Iowa--Council Bluffs.; Union Pacific Railroad Company.
    • 1938
    • RGS train, engine number 20, engine type 4-6-0

    • On trestle, during switching operations. Photographed: at Hesperus, Colo., October 13, 1951.
    • Locomotives--1950-1960.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1951.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Hesperus.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.; Railroads, Narrow-gage.
    • 1951
    • RGS train, engine number 41, engine type 2-8-0

    • Work train. Photographed: switching at Stapleton, Colo., June 21, 1948.
    • Locomotives--1940-1950.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1948.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Stapleton.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.; Railroads, Narrow-gage.
    • 1948
    • N&W train, engine number 2109, engine type 2-8-8-2

    • Switching operation. Photographed: at Roanoke, Va., August 6, 1932.
    • Locomotives--1930-1940.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1932.; Railroad locomotives--Virginia--Roanoke.; Norfolk and Western Railway Company.
    • 1932
    • B & O eng. #2430 (2-6-0) switching wrecker in its yard, from Arlington St. Akron, OH?

    • The engineer of Baltimore & Ohio Railroad locomotive #2430 leans out of the cab as his train switches track in an unidentified rail yard in possibly Akron, Ohio. Boxcars, cabooses, a gondola car and a locomotive are in the distance.
    • Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Railroad locomotives.; Railroad switching.; Railroads.
    • 1948 July

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