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    • WPA railroad at Lowry

    • View of railroad tracks under construction by the Work Projects Administration (WPA) from the Union Pacific Railroad line to Lowry Air Force Base in the Lowry Field neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Shows railroad construction workers near the...
    • Highton, W.P.A. photographer.
    • 1941 May 27
    • Railroad construction at Lowry

    • Work Projects Administration (WPA) railroad construction workers in overalls and fedoras use a hammers and a crowbar to install rails at a switch on railroad tracks near Lowry Air Force Base in the Lowry Field neighborhood of Denver, Colorado....
    • Highton, W.P.A. photographer.
    • 1941 May 27
    • Railroad being constructed

    • Men in overalls push a handcar on tracks under construction by the Work Projects Administration at Lowry Army Air Force Base in the Lowry Field neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Construction workers are on tracks in the distance. Shows a railroad...
    • Highton, W.P.A. photographer.
    • 1941 May 27
    • Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad train

    • View of the Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad between Antonito and Osier in Conejos County, Colorado. A steam engine leads passenger cars through grass covered hills, yellow aspen and evergreen trees. The railroad is listed on the National...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 2001
    • Pueblo flood, D & RG switch engine no. 605

    • View of the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad yard after a flood in Pueblo, Colorado. A railroad switch engine sits surrounded by rubble and debris near overturned passenger cars. Men work near a temporary railroad trestle or bridge with a...
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    • 1921
    • Car repair a Colo. Midland RR at Colo. City

    • A railroad crew from the Colorado Midland Railway Company work to repair the wheels on a railroad car in Colorado City, Colorado. The railroad car is parked over a work area, similar to a trench. The workers stand next to a set of railroad car...
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Colo. Midland RR car repair B at Colo. City

    • A railroad crew from the Colorado Midland Railway Company work to repair the wheels on a railroad car in Colorado City. The railroad car is parked over a work area, similar to a trench. One worker uses a jack or other hydraulic tool to raise a set...
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Rio Grande Southern railroad museum, Dolores, Colo.

    • View of the Rio Grande Southern railroad depot located at 420 Railroad Avenue, Dolores, Colo. The depot was designed by Santa Fe, N.M. architect, Richard L. Dorman to replace an earlier structure destroyed by fire. It is an example of the Queen...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 2011.
    • Scenes on the Pacific Railroad

    • Men and women dressed in formal attire sit in a Pacific Railroad dining car. African American (Black) men waiters carry trays. The railroad car has curtains, glass globe lights and mirrors. Railroad workers stand near a dynamite blast through a...
    • Waud, Alfred R. (Alfred Rudolph), 1828-1891.
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    • D&R.G R.R.

    • A view of a Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company brick building with three smoke stacks, possibly the railroad shops in Denver, Colorado. The windows are arched and there is a star carved in stone above the door. Railroad car parts are in the...
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Railroad construction at Lowry

    • Work Projects Administration (WPA) railroad construction workers in overalls and fedoras stand on rails at a switch on railroad tracks near Lowry Air Force Base in the Lowry Field neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. A construction crane hoists...
    • United States. Federal Works Agency. Photographic Section.
    • [1941]
    • Plow, Coudersport and Port Allegany R.R. plow, Coudersport, Penn.

    • View of a Coudersport and Port Allegany Railroad snow plow on a siding near railroad tracks in Coudersport (Potter County), Pennsylvania. The plow consists of a wooden railroad car with a cupola and porthole windows and a metal wedge plow mounted...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1939 September 12
    • Eldora, Colo. Railroad Stations

    • A train is stopped at the Eldora Railroad Station at the base of Spencer Mountain in Boulder County, Colorado (Denver, Boulder, & Western Railroad Company) . Three young boys stand on the small hill in front of the station. Two women stand on the...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • D&RGW

    • View of a Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad standard gauge gondola car #71572 on railroad tracks beside the passenger depot in Ridgway (Ouray County), Colorado. Shows automobiles and a barrier to mark the end of the standard gauge track. The...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1953 April 2
    • RR car #107 used as post office

    • Shows railroad car #107, which was used as an United States post office, parked in an unidentified location in Colorado. Behind the railroad car are residence with wood fencing in front of them. Sign on the railroad car reads: "US Mail". Signs...
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • RR yards & viaduct in Denver

    • Shows a railroad yard and a viaduct (in the background) in Denver, Colorado. Railroad tracks and railroad cars are in the background. A pile of railroad ties and a wooden wheel is in the foreground next to the tracks.
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Surfacing gang, Helena & Northern R.R.

    • Construction workers hold shovels and spades and stand beside railroad ties near a trestle on Northern Pacific Railroad (Helena and Northern Railroad Company) tracks in Montana. A railroad train is in the distance. Shows talus and tree stumps.
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    • 1887 Fall
    • Pueblo flood

    • View of an over-turned railroad locomotive and tender, twisted and broken railroad tracks and scattered railroad passenger cars in a railroad yard after a flood in Pueblo, Colorado. Men stand and work in the rubble. Damaged buildings and a viaduct...
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • 1921
    • Man on railroad bridge near Lowry

    • A man in a suit stands on a wooden railroad bridge and track constructed by the Work Projects Administration (WPA) over an irrigation ditch near Lowry Air Force Base in the Lowry Field neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Shows telephone lines beside...
    • Highton, W.P.A. photographer.
    • 1941 May 27
    • Colorado Railroad Museum, Golden, Colo.

    • View of smoke above Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive (2-8-0) #346 and Rio Grande Southern caboose 0404 on narrow gauge tracks at the Colorado Railroad Museum in Golden (Jefferson County), Colorado. The locomotive reads "Cumbres."...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1962 July 30
    • Colorado Railroad Museum, Golden, Colo.

    • View of smoke above Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive (2-8-0) #346, and Rio Grande Southern caboose 0404, the first time under steam at the Colorado Railroad Museum in Golden (Jefferson County), Colorado. The locomotive and tender...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1962 July 30
    • Colorado Railroad Museum, Golden, Colo.

    • View of smoke and Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive (2-8-0) #346, and Rio Grande Southern caboose 0404, the first time under steam at the Colorado Railroad Museum in Golden (Jefferson County), Colorado. A truck parked beside the...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1962 July 30
    • 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...
    • McKee, Thomas M., 1854-1939.
    • [between 1891 and 1910?]
    • East Broad Top R.R. & Coal Co., Robertsdale, PA, backing three coaches

    • Men and boys sit on, and stand near, East Broad Top Railroad and Coal Company narrow gauge railroad coaches in Robertsdale (Huntingdon County), Pennsylvania. Shows a man with a camera and tripod. Rusticated stone railroad buildings and a depot are...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1940 May 19
    • Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad train

    • View of the Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad and an unidentified, abandoned water tank in probably Conejos County, Colorado. A steam engine pulls passenger cars towards the yellow water tank.
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 1999
    • D&RGW

    • Smoke rises from Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive #499 (2-8-2) at a bridge over the South Arkansas River near Maysville (Chaffee County), Colorado. The locomotive has a pilot mounted snowplow. Members of the Rocky Mountain Railroad...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1949 September 25
    • Pueblo flood

    • View of washed out railroad track and railroad bridges on the Arkansas River after a flood in Pueblo, Colorado. A railroad freight cars sit on damaged tracks. A railroad bridge is in the river, another is collapsed. The C Street viaduct is in the...
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    • 1921 between June 12 and June 17
    • Manitou & Pikes Peak RR.

    • The crew of the Manitou & Pikes Peak Railroad do a final check on the No. 108 cog railroad car in Manitou Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. Writing on the side of the railroad car reads: "Manitou & Pikes Peak Ry. 106" The Cog Road Depot and...
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Western Allegheny R.R.

    • View of Western Allegheny Railroad caboose #403 and locomotive #81 in the railroad yard at Kaylor (Armstrong County), Pennsylvania. Shows two engines in the engine house. An automobile is near the railroad tracks.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1939 September 10
    • Railroad passes

    • A Rio Grande Southern Railroad pass of the Silverton Railroad Company. The pass is made of silver with filigree, decoration done entirely with fine wire. The inscription reads: "Issued to Mrs. N. P. Hill and family, No. 534; Otto Mears". Another...
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    • [between 1889 and 1892]
    • Unidentified group of people and car No. 93

    • A group of unidentified men pose on the back platform of Denver and Rio Grande Railroad car No. 93 at Leadville Junction in Lake County, Colorado. Some of the men stand on the railroad tracks and the wood platform next to a wood railroad building....
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • D&RGW

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive #494 (2-8-2), with an excursion passenger train, is on a railroad bridge over the San Juan River in Juanita on the Southern Ute Indian Reservation in southern Colorado. Members of the Rocky Mountain...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1952 May 31
    • Big rock cut, on mile above Cabinet, N.P.R.R.

    • View of Northern Pacific Railroad Company construction near Cabinet (Bonner County) Idaho. Construction workers excavate a railroad cut with picks, shovels and hand carts. Cranes lift a boulder and containers. Chinese laborers wear coolie hats....
    • Davidson, I. G. (Isaac Grundy)
    • [1882 or 1883]
    • Promontory, Utah

    • View of Union Pacific Railroad and Central Pacific Railroad tracks, a switch and railroad signal at Promontory (Box Elder County), Utah. A man stands beside the tracks. Shows a railroad car on a Shoo-Fly (temporary track), telegraph poles, a United...
    • Hull, Arundel C., 1846-1908.
    • 1869
    • A snow drift on the Pacific Railroad

    • Railroad workers in overcoats and caps, and men passengers in suits and hats shovel snow from railroad tracks. A Pacific Railroad locomotive and plow idle near the snow drift. Shows snow covered mountains in the distance.
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    • Railroad workers

    • View of a railroad work crew in New Mexico. A group of men and teenage boys stand with tools that include crowbars. The men are dressed for cold weather and wear hats, caps, suits, overcoats and jackets. Farmers from southern Colorado would travel...
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    • 1905
    • Narrow Gauge Museum

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive (2-8-0) #346, repainted with "M.B. & W.R.R.," and caboose 0500 with a sign: "Mount Blanca and Western Railroad," are on display at the Narrow Gauge Museum in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado....
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1952
    • D&RGW

    • Smoke rises from Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive #499 (2-8-2) stopped on tracks near a railroad bridge at Monarch (Chaffee County), Colorado. Members of the Rocky Mountain Railroad Club stand near special cars #163, #306, #284,...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1949 September 25
    • Governor Thornton campaigning

    • Colorado Governor Daniel Thornton stands and talks to two Denver and Rio Grande Western railroad employees near a railroad freight car in probably Denver, Colorado. He wears a suit, tie and a cowboy hat. The railroad employees wear overhauls and...
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    • [1950?]

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