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    • Judy Montero Oral History

    • Judy Hinojosa Montero was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, in 1952. After her parents divorce, her mother remarried and her step-father moved the family to Denver, Colorado in 1954. Judy attended Bryant-Webster Elementary School in Denver. The...
    • Montero, Judy Hinojosa, 1954-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Elyria-Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 2013 November 20
    • Rail Transit Report, Southeast

    • Brochure outlines the proposed plan for the Southwest corridor Light Rail by the Regional Transportation District (RTD).
    • Local transit--Colorado--Denver.; Street railroads--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1982 July
    • Colfax at Auraria RTD light rail station W. Colfax, looking northeast.

    • A light rail train approaches the Auraria West Campus RTD light rail station (1995) and the Auraria Higher Education Center campus off of West Colfax in Denver, Colorado. The destination sign on the train reads: "Union Station." A decorative steel...
    • Auraria Higher Education Center (Denver, Colo.)--Facilities--1990-2000.; Regional Transportation District (Denver, Colo.)--Facilities.; Denver (Colo.)--1990-2000.; Skyscrapers.; Street railroad stations.; Street railroads.; Auraria Higher Education...
    • ca. 1998
    • Uintah motor rail car #50 at Lake McAndrews, on the north side of Baxter Pass

    • View of Watson and Lake McAndrews, Uintah County, Utah; shows the icehouse, tracks of the Uintah Railway, a Mack rail car, and rail grades climbing to Baxter Pass.
    • Uintah Railway--1910-1920.; Railroad motor-cars--Utah--Uintah County--1910-1920.; Watson (Utah)--1910-1920.; Icehouses--Utah--Watson--1910-1920.; Lakes & ponds--Utah--Watson--1910-1920.; Narrow gauge railroads--Utah--Uintah County--1910-1920.;...
    • August, 1912
    • Union Station excavation

    • Photograph of the Environmental Protection Agency's excavation near Union Station in Denver, Colorado. Different surface layers of occupation can be seen in the walls of the trench. Denver's Union Station consists of a Neo-Classical central...
    • Union Station (Denver, Colo.); Railroad stations.; Union Station (Denver, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic...
    • Undated
    • Unions Station

    • Photograph of Union Station looking down 17th Street in Denver, Colorado. Denver's Union Station consists of a Neo-Classical central section, constructed in 1914, with flanking wings from a previous 1881 depot. The station represents the...
    • Union Station (Denver, Colo.); Railroad stations.; Union Station (Denver, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic...
    • Undated
    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Derrick no. 027

    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Derrick No. 027, built in 1923, operated for over 70 years as the centerpiece of work trains throughout the Rio Grande rail system. No. 027 is the oldest surviving derrick built for the D&RGW Railroad. The...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • 1998 November
    • Betty Cram Oral History

    • Betty Johnson Cram was born September 18, 1922 on a farm near Niwot, Colorado. After high school she moved to Denver and worked several jobs. In 1941, she found work at the Livestock Exchange Group. She remained there for several years, working...
    • Cram, Betty Johnson, 1922-; Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Stockyards.
    • 2013 September 14
    • R. R. war in front of Strong mine

    • View of the district yards for the Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad in Victor (Teller County), Colorado. Shows rail cars toppled on the tracks probably during a price war between the F. & C. C. R. and the Colorado Springs and Cripple Creek...
    • Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek District Railway--Riots & demonstrations--1900-1910.; Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad Company--Riots & demonstrations--1900-1910.; Strong Mine (Teller County, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Victor (Colo.)--1900-1910.;...
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Ore chute on abandoned Argentine Central Railway

    • View of the exterior of the remains of an ore loading chute along the Argentine Central Railway near Silver Plume (Clear Creek County), Colorado. The structure is built against a hill. The wood is warped and sections of the exterior are missing....
    • Argentine Central Railway Company--Facilities--2010-2020.; Clear Creek County (Colo.)--2010-2020.; Abandoned mines.; Mining equipment.; Argentine Central Railway Company--Pictorial works.; Ore handling--Colorado--Clear Creek County--Equipment and...
    • 2010
    • Pacific Electric Ry. car 4644 and one other white bus 2062, Santa Ana, Calif.

    • Pacific Electric Railway Company interurban streetcar 4644 (Bellflower) and White Bus Lines bus number 2062 wait in the rail yard in Santa Ana (Orange County), California. Shows an Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe boxcar and automobiles. Signs read:...
    • Pacific Electric Railway Company--1940-1950.; White Bus Lines--1940-1950.; Santa Ana (Calif.)--1940-1950.; Buses--California--Santa Ana--1940-1950.; Business districts--California--Santa Ana--1940-1950.; Electric railroads--California--Santa...
    • 1946 November 17
    • Colorado coal mining

    • View shows rail cars on tracks at an unidentified coal loading station belonging to the Rocky Mountain Fuel Company, Colorado. Companies represented on the rail line include the Fort Worth and Denver City Railway, the Colorado and Southern Railway,...
    • Rocky Mountain Fuel Company--Facilities--1920-1940.; Tipples--Colorado--1920-1940.; Coal mining--Colorado--1920-1940.; Mining--Colorado--1920-1940.; Railroad freight cars--Colorado--1920-1940.
    • [between 1920 and 1940?]
    • Old Spaghetti Factory

    • View of the Old Spaghetti Factory restaurant, constructed as the Denver City Cable Rail Way Co. Building (1889), at 1215 Eighteenth (18th) Street in the Central Business District of Denver, Colorado. Shows the main entrance to a two-story red brick...
    • Denver City Cable Railway Company (Denver, Colo.)--Buildings--1970-1980.; Old Spaghetti Factory (Denver, Colo.)--Buildings--1970-1980.; Central Business District (Denver, Colo.)--1970-1980.; Denver (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Restaurants.; Denver City...
    • 1977
    • Colorado coal mining

    • View shows rail cars on tracks at an unidentified coal loading station belonging to the Rocky Mountain Fuel Company, Colorado. Companies represented on the rail line include the Fort Worth and Denver City Railway and the Denver and Rio Grande.
    • Rocky Mountain Fuel Company--Facilities--1920-1940.; Tipples--Colorado--1920-1940.; Coal mining--Colorado--1920-1940.; Mining--Colorado--1920-1940.; Railroad freight cars--Colorado--1920-1940.
    • [between 1920 and 1940?]
    • Pike Peaks Cog Railway

    • View of the track and two cars on the Pikes Peak Cog Railway near the summit of Pikes Peak. The original rails were laid in 1889 and have since been upgraded. New switches were added in the 1980s to adjust for larger Swiss made rail cars. The...
    • Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company--2000-2010.; Pikes Peak (Colo.)--2000-2010.; Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company--Pictorial works.; Rack-railroads--Colorado--Pikes Peak--Pictorial works.; Pikes Peak (Colo.)--Pictorial works.
    • 2000
    • Breckenridge ranch house

    • A one story gable roofed house sits in a field in Breckenridge, Colorado. The house is built in an 'ell' shape, with a covered porch in the inside corner and gablets over the sash windows. A log outbuilding is to the left, and rail fences surround...
    • Breckenridge (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Dwellings--Colorado--Breckenridge--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • CB&Q rail car number 9050

    • Rail detector cars. Photographed: west of Hudson, Colo., October 9, 1958.
    • Railroads--Cars--1950-1960.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1958.; Railroad cars--Colorado--Hudson.; Railroad construction & maintenance.; Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company.; Railroad construction & maintenance.
    • 1958
    • Ox cart

    • View of an ox-drawn wooden cart (carreta) near an unpaved rail yard possibly in Ciudad Juárez (Durango), Mexico. Shows adobe buildings, rail cars and commercial wood-frame buildings. Inscriptions on the box cars read [Mexic]an Central [Railroad].
    • Adobe buildings--1890-1900.; Carts & wagons--1890-1900.; Ox teams--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • CB&Q rail car number 9013

    • Ford, rail inspection car. Photographed: Sterling, Colo., June 29, 1930.
    • Railroads--Cars--1930-1940.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1930.; Railroad cars--Colorado--Sterling.; Railroad construction & maintenance.; Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company.; Railroad construction & maintenance.
    • 1930
    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Derrick no. 027

    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Derrick No. 027, built in 1923, operated for over 70 years as the centerpiece of work trains throughout the Rio Grande rail system. No. 027 is the oldest surviving derrick built for the D&RGW Railroad. The...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • 1997 March
    • Manitou and vicinity, no. 83, view in Manitou

    • Scene in Manitou Springs, Colorado, looking southeast down Canon Avenue. The Cliff House (a three story frame building with open wrap around porch and balcony, hipped gable roof, and a widows's walk) is in the center beside two frame residences,...
    • Cliff House (Manitou Springs, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Children--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.; Streets--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.
    • [1878]
    • Fort Logan, Colorado

    • A two horse team pulls a rail car along the Ft. Logan rail line near Fort Logan, Colorado. Passengers sit in the car and a conductor is leaning out one of the windows.
    • Fort Logan (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Bridges--Colorado--Fort Logan--1890-1910.; Conductors--1890-1910.; Horses--Colorado--Fort Logan--1890-1910.; Railroad cars--Colorado--Fort Logan--1890-1910.
    • [between 1895 and 1910]
    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Derrick no. 027

    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Derrick No. 027, built in 1923, operated for over 70 years as the centerpiece of work trains throughout the Rio Grande rail system. No. 027 is the oldest surviving derrick built for the D&RGW Railroad. The...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1994 November
    • Fort Logan, Colorado

    • A rail car, drawn by a two horse team, is carrying men, women, and children on the Fort Logan rail line near Fort Logan, Colorado.
    • Fort Logan (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Bridges--Colorado--Fort Logan--1890-1910.; Horses--Colorado--Fort Logan--1890-1910.; Railroad cars--Colorado--Fort Logan--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Derrick no. 027

    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Derrick No. 027, built in 1923, operated for over 70 years as the centerpiece of work trains throughout the Rio Grande rail system. No. 027 is the oldest surviving derrick built for the D&RGW Railroad. The...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • 1994
    • Union Station

    • Photograph of Union Station looking down 17th Street in Denver, Colorado. Denver's Union Station consists of a Neo-Classical central section, constructed in 1914, with flanking wings from a previous 1881 depot. The station represents the...
    • Union Station (Denver, Colo.); Railroad stations.; Union Station (Denver, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic...
    • Undated
    • Union Station

    • Photograph of Union Station looking down 17th Street in Denver, Colorado. Denver's Union Station consists of a Neo-Classical central section, constructed in 1914, with flanking wings from a previous 1881 depot. The station represents the...
    • Union Station (Denver, Colo.); Railroad stations.; Union Station (Denver, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic...
    • Undated
    • Unions Station

    • Photograph of Unions Station, in Denver, Colorado, looking to the Southwest. Denver's Union Station consists of a Neo-Classical central section, constructed in 1914, with flanking wings from a previous 1881 depot. The station represents the...
    • Union Station (Denver, Colo.); Railroad stations.; Union Station (Denver, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic...
    • Undated
    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Derrick no. 027

    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Derrick No. 027, built in 1923, operated for over 70 years as the centerpiece of work trains throughout the Rio Grande rail system. No. 027 is the oldest surviving derrick built for the D&RGW Railroad. The...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • 1998 November
    • Union Station excavation

    • Photograph of the Environmental Protection Agency's excavation near Union Station in Denver, Colorado. Different surface layers of occupation can be seen in the walls of the trench. Denver's Union Station consists of a Neo-Classical central...
    • Union Station (Denver, Colo.); Railroad stations.; Union Station (Denver, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic...
    • Undated
    • Manitou Spring, Manitou, Colo.

    • View of the Manitou Soda Spring in Manitou Springs, Colorado, looking southwest. The conical, faceted roofed rustic gazebo with its branch uprights and branch benches around the perimeter is in the center; unstripped rail fence extends to the...
    • Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Springs--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.
    • [between 1874 and 1880?]
    • D&RGW

    • View of the two door repair shop in the rail yard at Gunnison (Gunnison County), Colorado. Shows flanger plow #05 and Denver and Rio Grande Western box car #3642. Axles, and freight cars are in the rail yard.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Gunnison (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Railroad shops & yards--Colorado--Gunnison--1940-1950.; Railroads--Colorado--Gunnison--1940-1950.; Snowplows--Colorado--Gunnison--1940-1950.
    • 1949 May 30
    • Unions Station excavation

    • Photograph of the Environmental Protection Agency's excavation near Union Station in Denver, Colorado. Denver's Union Station consists of a Neo-Classical central section, constructed in 1914, with flanking wings from a previous 1881 depot. The...
    • Union Station (Denver, Colo.); Railroad stations.; Union Station (Denver, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic...
    • Undated
    • Dave Oletski Oral History

    • In 1954, David Oletski, was born at 4920 Logan Street in the Globeville neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. One of six children, he was raised in a large extended family of Polish Catholics. At the time of his grandmother’s death in 1978, he had...
    • Oletski, David, 1954-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Habitat for Humanity (Denver, Colo.); Globeville Civic Association (Denver, Colo.)
    • 2013 November 2
    • Burnetizing works of the U.P.R.R. at Omaha (1)

    • Workers are beside flat cars stacked with railroad ties at the Union Pacific Railroad Burnetizing works in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows wooden buildings, tunnels and men in a rail yard where wooden ties are treated with zinc chloride to...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Facilities--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad facilities--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroad ties--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • Fred McPeck Oral History

    • Fred McPeck was born in Bellefontaine, Ohio in 1927. In 1943, he started work building airplane engines for the war effort. Three years later, he joined United States Marine Corps, and was stationed at Camp Lajeune North Carolina, Bermuda, Cuba,...
    • McPeck, Fred, 1927-; Elyria-Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Skiing.
    • 2013 October 19
    • Burnetizing works of the U.P.R.R. at Omaha (2)

    • Workers are beside flat cars stacked with railroad ties at the Union Pacific Railroad Burnetizing works in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows wooden buildings, tunnels and men in a rail yard where wooden ties are treated in zinc chloride to...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Facilities--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad employees--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroad facilities--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroad switching--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroad...
    • 1866 October
    • U.P.R.R. works and depot, Omaha

    • A man sits on a grassy hill near railroad tracks and Union Pacific Railroad works buildings and depot at Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. An engine is in front of the depot and a freight car is near a horse drawn wagon. Shows frame and brick...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Buildings--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad facilities--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroad stations--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.
    • DATE
    • Laying the rails of U.P.R.R. - two miles a-day

    • Construction workers lay rail over railroad ties on the Union Pacific Railroad in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. Shows a supply wagon, men in work clothes and felt hats, and members of the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian, in...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad construction workers--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad construction--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Lincoln...
    • 1866 October
    • St Ignatius Loyola Church altar rail

    • Photograph of the altar rail behind in St. Ignatius Loyola Church located in Denver, Colorado. Designed by Denver architects Frank Frewen and Frederick Mountjoy, the 1924 Catholic church represents their only known use of the Gothic Tudor style. ...
    • St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church (Denver, Colo.)--1990-2000.; Whittier (Denver, Colo.)--1990-2000.; Catholic churches--Colorado--Denver--1990-2000.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic...
    • 1994 September
    • Flood scene, Union Depot, Pueblo, June 6-1921

    • View of damage from the Arkansas River flood at the Union Depot rail yard in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Denver and Rio Grande Western passenger cars are near the passenger platform. Damaged cars are turned over and logs and lumber is...
    • Ridgway, Arthur Osbourne, 1870-1953.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--Disasters--1920-1930.; Union Depot (Pueblo, Colo.)--Disasters--1920-1930.; Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.;...
    • 1921 June 6
    • Industries construction equipment steam shovel near rail yards

    • Workmen pose near a McCabe and Steen steam shovel by railroad tracks near Alameda Avenue in Denver, Colorado. A nearby rail car reads: "Burlington Route".
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Construction workers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Steam shovels--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [1909]
    • Georgetown from Democrat Mt.

    • Stereograph view of Georgetown, Colorado, looking southeast; shows the west fork of South Clear Creek covered by several bridges and many wood construction buildings including the brick school house, built in 1874. The Cushman Block, on Alpine...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • [between 1874 and 1880?]

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