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    • East portal of Alpine Tunnel, Denver, South Park & Pacific R.R.

    • View of the collapsed east portal of the Alpine Tunnel in Chaffee County, Colorado. The tunnel was used by the Denver, South Park & Pacific Railroad, Denver, Leadville, & Gunnison Railroad, and the Colorado and Southern Railway.
    • Trout, George A.
    • 1953 August 29
    • Alie Bell Mine

    • View of an ore storage building at the Alie Bel Mine, near Hancock (Chaffee County), Colorado. Shows a dilapidated wooden building with clerestory windows, tin roofs, and wooden ore chutes. The building is on a steep incline.
    • Wegg, Mary.
    • 1954
    • D&RGW (2-8-2) 482, empty rock train, Monarch Branch

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western locomotive 482 (2-8-2) and a consist of a caboose, and gondola cars, vents smoke on the Monarch Branch in Chaffee County, Colorado. Hills and trees are nearby.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1955
    • Poncha Junction - Mears Junction

    • View of a Denver and Rio Grande Western freight train between Poncha Springs and Mears Junction, (Chaffee County), Colorado. The train has three locomotives, locomotive 497 (with a snow plow) vents steam ; Highway 285 is to the side.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1950 March 23
    • D&RGW

    • Smoke rises from Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad narrow gauge locomotive #489 (2-8-2), with a a consist of freight cars, near a water tower in Shirley (Chaffee County), Colorado. Shows railroad workers on the cab and trees on mountain slopes.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1955 July 27
    • D&RGW

    • Smoke rises from Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive #489 (2-8-2), with a consist of freight cars, on the upper level of a switchback near Garfield in Chaffee County, Colorado. The locomotive has a pilot mounted snowplow. Shows snow...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1952 December 29
    • D&RGW

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive #489 (2-8-2), with a pilot snowplow and consist of freight cars, approaches a switchback near Garfield in Chaffee County, Colorado. Shows smoke above the locomotive, snow and rocky slopes in the...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1952 December 29
    • D&RGW

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive #489 (2-8-2), with a pilot snowplow and a consist of freight cars, backs through an upper switchback near Garfield in Chaffee County, Colorado. Shows smoke above the locomotive, snow and rocky...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1952 December 29
    • Up Poncha Pass in snow

    • A Denver and Rio Grande Western locomotive, with a pilot plow, pulls a freight train on Poncha Pass between Poncha Springs and Mears Junction on the approach to Poncha Pass, (Chaffee County), Colorado.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1951 February 14
    • Poncha Jct. Mears Jct. 482 & train 8480 strung out on hillside

    • A Denver and Rio Grande Western train, with a pilot plow, vents smoke between Poncha Springs and Mears Junction on the approach to Poncha Pass, (Chaffee County), Colorado; Highway 285 is to the side.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1951 February 14
    • Alpine tunnel old turntable

    • The railroad ties of the former Alpine Tunnel rot next to a split rail fence that surrounds a collapsed building at the former Alpine Tunnel in Chaffee County. The site is surrounded by a mountain wall above timberline.
    • Grenawalt, J. J.
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    • Alpine, boarding house on left tunnel

    • Collapsing stone and wood buildings mark the spot of the former Alpine Tunnel in Chaffee County, Colorado. A mountain wall surrounds the site near timberline.
    • Grenawalt, J. J.
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