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    • Moffat Tunnel. East Portal 1951

    • A railroad track for the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad runs from the foreground back to the East Portal of the Moffat Tunnel on Rollins Pass in Gilpin County, Colorado. A small group of tents is in the foreground. Pine trees stand along the...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [1951?]
    • Alva B. Adams Tunnel

    • View of the West Portal of the Continental Divide Tunnel (Alva Adams Tunnel), a part of the Colorado-Big Thompson Project, during construction on the east end of Grand Lake in Grand County, Colorado. The work was undertaken by the United States...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1939 and 1940?]
    • Moffat Tunnel. East Portal 1951

    • A railroad track for the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad runs from the foreground back to the East Portal of the Moffat Tunnel on Rollins Pass in Gilpin County, Colorado. A small group of tents is in the foreground. Pine trees stand along the...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [1951?]
    • Silverton

    • Reproduction of ink rendering; shows Silverton, San Juan County, Colorado, and: "1. Greene Co. Smelter 2. Anvil Mountain 3. Rough 'n Ready Smelter 4. Kendall Mountain 5. Las Animas River 6. Cement Creek 7. Town T- Call 8. Melville's Lightning...
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    • [between 1870 and 1880?]
    • Moffat Tunnel- West Portal, Grand County, Colo.

    • View of the West Portal of the Moffat Tunnel located in Grand County, Colo. The tunnel officially opened on February 26, 1928 as part of the mainline route across Colorado for the Denver and Salt Lake Railroad. Above the entrance to the tunnel...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 2006
    • West portal Continental Divide Tunnel

    • View of the entrance to the west portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel of the United States Reclamation Bureau Colorado Big Thompson Project water diversion tunnel in Grand County County, Colorado. A sign reads: "West Portal Continental Divide Tunnel,...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1947]
    • Holing through ceremonies

    • Men, a woman and a boy pose at a ceremony for the completion of the the pioneer bore, a tunnel (later a water tunnel) used in the construction of the Moffat Tunnel by the Moffat Tunnel Improvement District, in Grand County or Gilpin County,...
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    • 1927 March 10
    • Moffat Railroad - East Portal

    • 26, 1928 when the first passenger train passed through it. (Moffat died in 1911 and thus never saw his dream become a reality.) The tunnel passed under James Peak and eliminated the 27-mile trip up the steep grade of Rollins Pass, effectively ...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [1951?]
    • East Portal, Colo., site of Moffat Tunnel

    • Gable-roofed workers' residences and business buildings at the East Portal of the Moffat Tunnel in Colorado are on the north mountainside and in the valley of the approach to the tunnel. Train tracks run in front of the buildings and into the...
    • Rocky Mt. View Co.
    • 1926
    • Breast of Gold Standard Tunnel, Cripple Creek

    • Miners sit and stand at the entrance of the Gold Standard Tunnel in Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado. Two workers hold onto Mining equipment, possibly a pump or drill used to widen the tunnel opening.
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • WPCD

    • Workers stand beside railroad tracks, tools and ladders inside the the west portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel of the United States Reclamation Bureau Colorado Big Thompson Project water diversion tunnel (west portal of the Continental Divide...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 194 and 1947]
    • Tunnel No. 10, 11 Mile Canon

    • View of a Colorado Midland Railway locomotive tender or caboose on narrow gauge tracks in a tunnel through a rock formation in Elevenmile Canyon (Park County), Colorado. Men, women and children pose near the tunnel opening and a sign that reads:...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1887 and 1900?]
    • Raton Tunnel,

    • View of an Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe locomotive as it exits Raton Tunnel, near Wootton siding in Las Animas County, Colorado. Shows a mountain landscape and cattle.
    • Detroit Publishing Co.
    • [between 1908 and 1915?]
    • Colo. & Southern, Alpine Pass

    • View from slope above shows the dilapidated boarding house hotel, Western Union Telegraph and Cable office and depot, and stone enginehouse at Alpine Tunnel, (11,545 feet) Gunnison County, Colorado. Two-story boarding house, built by the Colorado...
    • Poor, M. C., 1901-1973.
    • August 6, 1939
    • West Portal, Alpine Tunnel, Gunnison County, Colo.

    • View of the West Portal of the Alpine Tunnel in Gunnison County, Colo. Located above timberline near the town of Pitkin, the narrow gauge railroad tunnel was constructed in 1882 underneath the Continental Divide in order to connect to the town of...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 1990
    • Needle's Eye Tunnel, Boulder County, Colo.

    • View of Needle's Eye Tunnel located on the Continental Divide in Boulder County, Colo. near Rollins Pass a.k.a. Corona Pass. A part of the Moffat Road, it was built in the early 20th century by Daniel Moffat as part of the Denver, Northwestern...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 1974
    • Gem - Newhouse, Colorado

    • Interior view of the Newhouse tunnel, Clear Creek County, Colorado, shows two hand cars on tracks and heavily timbered tunnel walls. The Newhouse tunnel was the longest tunnel of its time, having being driven five miles from Idaho Springs to...
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    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Alpine tunnel, Pacific slope

    • Men sit and pose on a Denver, South Park & Pacific railroad Engine, labeled "42", and passenger car on a stone embankment at the west portal of the tunnel near Alpine Station in the Sawatch Mountains (Gunnison County), Colorado. View shows a...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1880 and 1889?]
    • Mouth of Sutro tunnel

    • Men pose at the mouth of the Sutro Tunnel which is marked by an elaborate entryway, Virginia City, Nevada. The tunnel is nine miles long and was used to drain the mines on the Comstock lode. Painted on the entry: "Commenced October 19th, 1869,...
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    • [between 1870 and 1890?]
    • East Portal, Moffat Tunnel

    • East Portal Moffat Tunnel, Denver & Salt Lake Railroad Tunnel through Continental Divide, Gilpin County, Colorado; shows tunnel entrance and ventilating plant, railroad tracks, power lines, two survey swaths cut over mountain in line with tunnel,...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [1940-1949?]
    • Moffat Tunnel

    • Smoke rises from a Denver & Salt Lake Railway Company locomotive at the entrance to the Moffat Tunnel at the west portal near Winter Park in Grand County, Colorado. Shows snow and icicles, the dates "1923" and "1927" carved on both sides of the...
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    • [1928?]
    • Ceremonies at completion of Moffat Tunnel

    • People gather around a KOA radio broadcast microphone at a ceremony to celebrate the completion of the Moffat Tunnel at East Portal (Gilpin County), Colorado. An announcer holds a piece of paper and stands on a podium. Men wear suits and overcoats,...
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    • [1928 February 26]
    • Proposed colossus to be carved above each portal entrance to Moffat Tunnel

    • Close-up view of a clay sculpture of a proposed Denver and Salt Lake Railway Company tunnel entrance to be built at both portals of the Moffat Tunnel. The figure of a nude man holds a torch in the air with one hand, and a model of probably the...
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    • 1923, October, November or December
    • East Portal residences, Moffat Tunnel

    • The East Portal of the Moffat Tunnel in Colorado is partly obscured by steam. Gable-roofed residences for the workers are on the north side of the approach to the tunnel; two sets of railroad tracks lead into the tunnel and people work around them....
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    • [1927?]
    • 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.
    • [1949?]
    • Tunnel under construction, Park of the Red Rocks

    • View of a road tunnel under construction through a rock formation at Red Rocks Park near Morrison in Jefferson County, Colorado. Shows track and a mine car used to remove rock from the construction site. A man stands near the tracks. A ladder rests...
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    • [between 1906 and 1914?]
    • WPCD loaded face

    • View of a tunnel charged with dynamite at the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • WPCD mucking left 3/4

    • A man loads rubble onto an ore car in a tunnel at the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • WPCD mucking right 3/4

    • Men load rubble onto ore cars in a tunnel at the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • WPCD mucking bucket spilling

    • Men work in a tunnel at the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • WPCD mucking bucket spilling

    • Men load rubble in a tunnel at the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado. One man smokes a cigarette.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Tunnel No. 29 from above, Moffat Road

    • Looking down on Denver, Northwestern & Pacific Railway's tunnel number Twenty-nine, Moffat Road, Colorado; push car used by L.C. McClure on standard gauge track winds along mountains and rock walls; wooden trestle, center foreground.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [1904?]
    • EPCD Portal

    • View of the East Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Larimer County, Colorado. Shows tracks, pipes, rocks and signs that read: "U.S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Reclamation,...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1941 and 1951?]
    • Film crew in West Portal

    • Men, actors or directors and railroad workers, are in the entrance of the Moffat Tunnel in Grand County, Colorado. The site was used as the set for the silent film "Trail of '98." A man, probably the director, wears a cap, tall boots, a suit and a...
    • Columbine Pictures, Inc.
    • [1927]
    • Carlton Tunnel

    • Men wear raincoats, rubber boots and hats with lamps pose inside the Carlton Tunnel (a mine drainage tunnel) in Teller County, Colorado. Shows pipes, water and interior tunnel walls.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1960?]
    • West Port[al] CD office man at office door

    • Men smile and pose at night by a metal building and a sign: "Office Platt Rogers, Inc. Contractors - Continental Divide Tunnel at the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1947?]
    • WPCD locomotives in yard

    • View of the locomotive yard at the West Portal construction site of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado. Shows men, mine locomotives, corrugated sheds, power station, a...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1942?]
    • W.P.C.D. mucking

    • Men load rubble onto ore cars in a tunnel at the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado. The men wear work overalls, hard hats, and electric mine lamps....
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Columbine tunnel

    • A miner stands in front of a wood building with a sign above the door that reads: "Columbine Tunnel", Cripple Creek District, Teller County, Colorado. A few yards away, built into the hill, is another entrance with a "Columbine Tunnel" sign and...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Loveland Pass tunnel, close up, eng. & transit

    • An engineer looks through a theodolite in the interior of a tunnel as he works on the proposed Loveland Pass tunnel project in Summit or Clear Creek County, Colorado. The man wears a heavy plaid wool jacket, hat, and glasses. Pipes run along the...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Toltec tunnel D. & R.G.R.W.

    • Men wear hats, suits and overcoats and pose on or beside a Denver & Rio Grande Railway Company Engine on the first excursion on the San Juan Extension at the Toltec Tunnel in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico. Shows a tunnel entrance and a wooden...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [1880 October 4]
    • Baltimore Tunnel Silver Plume

    • View of the power plant and the entrance to the Baltimore Tunnel near Silver Plume (Clear Creek County), Colorado. A sign over the tunnel entrance reads: "Hazleton Consolidated M & T Co. Baltimore Tunnel".
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    • [between 1880 and 1900]

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