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    • RGS narrow gauge views

    • Josie and John Crum on motor car during scrapping; Goose 7 in background. (John Crum was an RGS conductor and later motor car operator. Josie Moore Crum, his wife, a noted Southwestern Colorado historian, wrote "RGS Story.") Photographed: Grady,...
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Grady--1950-1960.; Grady (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroads--Colorado--Grady--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1953
    • RGS narrow gauge views

    • H.L. Wolford, an RGS locomotive engineer and motor car operator, moving rock off RGS main track. Photographed: unknown location, possibly Colorado, October 12, 1945.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--1940-1950.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroads--Colorado--1940-1950.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1945
    • RGS narrow gauge views

    • Josie and John Crum on motor car during scrapping. (John Crum was an RGS conductor and later motor car operator. Josie Moore Crum, his wife, a noted Southwestern Colorado historian, wrote "RGS Story.") Photographed: Grady, Colorado, June 1953.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Grady--1950-1960.; Grady (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroads--Colorado--Grady--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1953
    • RGS narrow gauge motor car number 2

    • Three-quarter view of right side of motor car, from front end, close view; John and Josie Crum in foreground; Galloping Goose. (John Crum was an RGS conductor and later motor car operator. Josie Moore Crum, his wife, a noted Southwest Colorado...
    • Railroad motor-cars--1950-1960.; Railroads--Trains--Colorado--South Alamosa--1950-1960.; South Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad cars--Colorado--South Alamosa--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • RGS narrow gauge motor car number 2

    • Three-quarter view of right side of motor car, from front end, close view; John and Josie Crum in foreground; Galloping Goose. (John Crum was an RGS conductor and later motor car operator. Josie Moore Crum, his wife, a noted Southwest Colorado...
    • Railroad motor-cars--1950-1960.; Railroads--Trains--Colorado--South Alamosa--1950-1960.; South Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad cars--Colorado--South Alamosa--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • RGS narrow gauge motor car number 2

    • Three-quarter view of right side of motor car, from front end, close view; John and Josie Crum in foreground; Galloping Goose. (John Crum was an RGS conductor and later motor car operator. Josie Moore Crum, his wife, a noted Southwest Colorado...
    • Railroad motor-cars--1950-1960.; Railroads--Trains--Colorado--South Alamosa--1950-1960.; South Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad cars--Colorado--South Alamosa--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Durango, Colorado, showing three-rail trackage and standard gauge freight cars

    • View of the Rio Grande Southern depot in Durango, La Plata County, Colorado; shows people, passenger coaches, baggage carts, a bicycle, and a sign: "Durango."
    • Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1920-1930.; Durango (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad passenger cars--Colorado--Durango--1920-1930.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Durango--1920-1930.
    • Spring 1923
    • Ouray railroad station

    • View of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad depot, Ouray, Ouray County, Colorado, shows the weathered depot with flared eaves, decorative brackets, wainscot, and shingles.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Ouray (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Ouray--1940-1950.; Railroads--Colorado--Ouray--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1948]
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 41, engine type 2-8-0

    • Three-quarter view of left side of engine, from front end, close view; RGS engine 20 coupled behind. Photographed: Durango, Colorado, March 1949(?).
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Durango--1940-1950.; Durango (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1940-1950.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • [1949?]
    • RGS narrow gauge views

    • H.L. Wolford, an RGS locomotive engineer and motor car operator, moving rock off track. Photographed: unknown location, possibly Colorado, October 12, 1945.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--1940-1950.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroads--Colorado--1940-1950.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1945
    • RGS narrow gauge views

    • Washed out bridge, looking along RGS main track. Photographed: unknown location, possibly Colorado, August 9, 1949.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--1940-1950.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroads--Colorado--1940-1950.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1949
    • RGS narrow gauge views

    • Washed out RGS main track. Photographed: unknown location, possibly Colorado, August 9, 1949.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--1940-1950.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroads--Colorado--1940-1950.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1949
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 462, engine type 2-8-2

    • Head on; Galloping Goose 5 at left, RGS engine 20 in background. Photographed: Dolores, Colorado, October 10, 1945.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Dolores--1940-1950.; Dolores (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Dolores--1940-1950.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1945
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 462, engine type 2-8-2

    • Head on; distant view with RGS engine 20; Galloping Goose 5 at left. Photographed: Dolores, Colorado, October 10, 1945.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Dolores--1940-1950.; Dolores (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Dolores--1940-1950.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1945
    • RGS narrow gauge caboose number 0409

    • End on, distant view; scrapping of RGS underway. Photographed: Peak, Colorado, November 1952.
    • Railroad motor-cars--1950-1960.; Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Peak--1950-1960.; Peak (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad cars--Colorado--Peak--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1952
    • 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; RGS engine 42 in background. Photographed: South Alamosa, Colorado, December 28, 1954.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--South Alamosa--1950-1960.; South Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--South Alamosa--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1954
    • 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; RGS engine 42 in background. Photographed: South Alamosa, Colorado, December 28, 1954.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--South Alamosa--1950-1960.; South Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--South Alamosa--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1954
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 461, engine type 2-8-2

    • Three-quarter view of left side of engine, from front end, close view; RGS engine 20 coupled behind. Photographed: Durango, Colorado, September 14, 1948.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Durango--1940-1950.; Durango (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1940-1950.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1948
    • Ophir Loop, Colo.

    • View of the town of Ophir Loop and the Rio Grande Southern Ophir Loop railroad bridge (butterfly trestle 44A) in San Miguel County, Colorado. Shows the railroad trestle, the RGS railroad depot, houses, log cabins, a store and shacks and sheds. A...
    • Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1890-1910.; Ophir Loop (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Cities & towns.; Mules.; Pack trains.; Railroad bridges.; Railroad stations.; Trestles.
    • [between 1891 and 1910?]
    • Ophir Loop Silver Bell Mine and Mill

    • View of the town of Ophir Loop and the Rio Grande Southern Ophir Loop railroad bridge (butterfly trestle 44A) over Howard Fork (a stream) in San Miguel County, Colorado. Shows the railroad trestle, the RGS railroad depot and the Silver Bell Mine,...
    • Rio Grande Southern Railroad.; Howard Fork (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Ophir Loop (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Silver Bell Mine (San Miguel County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Cities & towns.; Mills.; Mining.; Ore industry.; Railroad bridges.; Railroad stations.;...
    • [between 1891 and 1910?]
    • Central Park Train

    • Photograph of the Central Park Train. Train consists of Engine 30 and two cars. Built in 1898, Locomotive No. 30 is the only surviving locomotive that operated on Boulder County's Switzerland Trail of America route. The locomotive and its tender...
    • Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Boulder.; Colorado and Southern Railway--1990-2000.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1990-2000.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Boulder.
    • 1998
    • Colorado & Northwestern Locomotive #30.

    • Reproduction of a photograph of the Colorado and Northwestern Locomotive #30. Built in 1898, Locomotive No. 30 is the only surviving locomotive that operated on Boulder County's Switzerland Trail of America route. The locomotive and its tender...
    • Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Boulder.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1990-2000.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Boulder.;
    • 1998 May
    • Denver and Boulder Western Railroad Advertising Brochure Cover

    • Photograph of a brochure cover created for the Denver and Boulder Western Railroad in 1913. Built in 1898, Locomotive No. 30 is the only surviving locomotive that operated on Boulder County's Switzerland Trail of America route. The locomotive and...
    • Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Boulder.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1990-2000.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Boulder.;
    • 1998 May
    • Colorado & Northwestern Locomotive #30.

    • Reproduction of a photograph of the new Colorado and Northwestern Locomotive #30 in 1898. Built in 1898, Locomotive No. 30 is the only surviving locomotive that operated on Boulder County's Switzerland Trail of America route. The locomotive and...
    • Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Boulder.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1990-2000.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Boulder.;
    • 1998 May
    • Colorado & Northwestern Locomotive #30.

    • Built in 1898, Locomotive No. 30 is the only surviving locomotive that operated on Boulder County's Switzerland Trail of America route. The locomotive and its tender also are associated with the Colorado & Southern and the Rio Grande Southern...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1998 May
    • Colorado & Northwestern Locomotive #30.

    • Built in 1898, Locomotive No. 30 is the only surviving locomotive that operated on Boulder County's Switzerland Trail of America route. The locomotive and its tender also are associated with the Colorado & Southern and the Rio Grande Southern...
    • Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Boulder.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1990-2000.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Boulder.;
    • 1998 May
    • Colorado & Northwestern Locomotive #30.

    • Built in 1898, Locomotive No. 30 is the only surviving locomotive that operated on Boulder County's Switzerland Trail of America route. The locomotive and its tender also are associated with the Colorado & Southern and the Rio Grande Southern...
    • Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Boulder.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1990-2000.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Boulder.;
    • 1998 May
    • Colorado & Northwestern Locomotive #30.

    • Built in 1898, Locomotive No. 30 is the only surviving locomotive that operated on Boulder County's Switzerland Trail of America route. The locomotive and its tender also are associated with the Colorado & Southern and the Rio Grande Southern...
    • Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Boulder.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1990-2000.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Boulder.;
    • 1998 May
    • Colorado & Northwestern Locomotive #30.

    • Built in 1898, Locomotive No. 30 is the only surviving locomotive that operated on Boulder County's Switzerland Trail of America route. The locomotive and its tender also are associated with the Colorado & Southern and the Rio Grande Southern...
    • Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Boulder.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1990-2000.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Boulder.;
    • 1998 May
    • Miners

    • Miners pose with shovels between a Rio Grande Southern (RGS) boxcar and a mine building in Ouray County, Colorado. A shaft house is in the distance.
    • Rio Grande Southern Railroad.; Ouray County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • RGS narrow gauge train, engine number 20, engine type 4-6-0

    • Northbound freight train; 11 cars. Photographed: Near Sawpit, Colo., September 26, 1942.
    • Locomotives--1940-1950.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1942.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Sawpit.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.; Railroads, Narrow-gage.
    • 1942
    • RGS train, engine number 40, engine type 2-8-0

    • Northbound freight train; 6 cars. Photographed: Trout Lake, Colo., June 20, 1942.
    • Locomotives--1940-1950.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1942.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Trout Lake.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.; Railroads, Narrow-gage.
    • 1942
    • RGS train, engine number 455, engine type 2-8-2

    • Northbound freight train; 18 cars. Photographed: near Dolores, Colo., June 17, 1942.
    • Locomotives--1940-1950.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1942.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Dolores.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.; Railroads, Narrow-gage.
    • 1942
    • RGS train, engine number 74, engine type 2-8-0

    • Rocky Mountain Railroad Club excursion; 5 cars. Photographed: approaching Telluride, Colo., May 28, 1949.
    • Locomotives--1940-1950.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1949.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Telluride.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.; Railroads, Narrow-gage.
    • 1949
    • RGS motor car, engine number 2

    • "Galloping Goose". Photographed: Durango, Colo., September 6, 1941.
    • Railroad motor-cars--1940-1950.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1941.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad cars--Colorado--Durango.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.; Railroads, Narrow-gage.
    • 1941
    • RGS narrow gauge motor car number 7

    • "Galloping Goose." Photographed: near Muldoon, Colo., June 29, 1946.
    • Railroad motor-cars--1940-1950.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1946.; Railroad cars--Colorado--Muldoon.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1946
    • 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, at Colorado Railroad Museum. Photographed: Golden, Colorado, September 1961.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Golden--1960-1970.; Golden (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Golden--1960-1970.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1961
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 42, engine type 2-8-0

    • Three-quarter view of right side of engine, from front end, close view. Photographed: South Alamosa, Colorado, 195?.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--South Alamosa--1950-1960.; South Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--South Alamosa--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • [between 1950 and 1959?]
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 461, engine type 2-8-2

    • Head on view at north portal of snowshed. Photographed: Lizard Head, Colorado, September 25, 1951.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Lizard Head--1950-1960.; Lizard Head (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Lizard Head--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1951
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 20, engine type 4-6-0

    • Three-quarter view of left side of engine, from front end; 6-car freight train. Photographed: north of 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
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 42, engine type 2-8-0

    • Almost head on, distant view; approaching crossing; smoke. Photographed: Porter, Colorado, September 11, 1952.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Porter--1950-1960.; Porter (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Porter--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1952
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 74, engine type 2-8-0

    • Three-quarter view of left side of engine, from front end, at water tank with 6-car stock train. Photographed: Brown, Colorado, September 25, 1951.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Brown--1950-1960.; Brown (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Brown--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1951
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 42, engine type 2-8-0

    • Three-quarter view of left side of engine, from front end, distant view; backing with 2 gondolas. Photographed: between Coal Mine and Franklin Junction, Colorado, September 10, 1952.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Coal Mine--1950-1960.; Coal Mine (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Franklin Junction (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Coal Mine--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1952
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 461, engine type 2-8-2

    • Three-quarter view of right side of engine, from front end; 13- car stock train on trestle; Ophir Needle above; scenic. Photographed: Ophir, Colorado, September 26, 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; moving onto wye, with engine 452 as helper 4 cars back; smoke; snow. Photographed: Ridgway, Colorado, November 18, 1951.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Ridgway--1950-1960.; Ridgway (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Ridgway--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1951
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 463, engine type 2-8-2

    • Three-quarter view of left side of engine, from front end, distant view; westbound freight train; scenic. Photographed: west of Durango, Colorado, August 10, 1949.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Durango--1940-1950.; Durango (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1940-1950.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1949
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 464, engine type 2-8-2

    • Three-quarter view of left side of engine, from front end, distant view; train leaving Lizard Head. Photographed: Lizard Head, Colorado, September 16, 1946.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Lizard Head--1940-1950.; Lizard Head (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Lizard Head--1940-1950.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1946
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 461, engine type 2-8-2

    • Three-quarter view of left side of engine, from front end; preparing to set out two boxcars; 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
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 461, engine type 2-8-2

    • Head on, distant view; approaching switch; scenic. Photographed: south of Placerville, Colorado, September 15, 1948.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Placerville--1940-1950.; Placerville (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Placerville--1940-1950.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1948

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