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    • Denver, Leadville & Gunnison

    • A group of people pose with a Denver, Leadville and Gunnison train near the Alpine Tunnel in Chaffee or Gunnison County, Colorado.
    • Denver, Leadville, and Gunnison Railway Company--1890-1900.; People--Colorado--1890-1900.; Railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.
    • 1895 May
    • Denver & South Park near alpine tunnel

    • A group of passengers pose on the railroad tracks next to a Denver, Leadville and Gunnison train in Colorado.
    • Denver, Leadville, and Gunnison Railway Company--1890-1900.; Passengers--Colorado--1890-1900.; Railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1898?]
    • CS & C.C.R.R. grade

    • View of the Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek Railroad grade before the tracks have been laid. The flat dirt surface of the grade rounds a corner around a mountainside.
    • Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek District Railway--Facilities--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--1890-1900.; Railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1892]
    • C.S. & C.C. R.R. grade

    • View of the Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek Railroad grade before the tracks have been laid. The flat dirt surface of the grade shows on the mountainside.
    • Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek District Railway--Facilities--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--1890-1900.; Railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1892]
    • Midland T. R.

    • View of a Midland Terminal train by granite ledges in Teller or El Paso County, Colorado. People walk on adjacent tracks.
    • Midland Terminal Railway--1890-1900.; People--Colorado--1890-1900.; Railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.
    • 1895
    • Highest point on Rainbow Route

    • A freight train pulled by Silverton Railroad locomotive number 5 stops at Red Mountain Pass on the "Rainbow Route" in Ouray or San Juan county, Colorado; men stand near the train. Wooden railroad buildings and pine trees are in the distance.
    • Silverton Railroad Company--1890-1900.; Red Mountain Pass (Ouray County and San Juan County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Passes (Landforms)--Colorado--1890-1900.; Railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.
    • [1892]
    • Colorado Midland excursion train

    • Mr. Ristine and a group of unidentified people pose behind a Colorado Midland Railway train stopped along the route in Colorado.
    • Colorado Midland Railway Company--1890-1900.; Passengers--Colorado--1890-1900.; Railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.
    • 1897 June 10
    • Midland T. R.

    • A Midland Terminal train vents smoke by granite ledges in Teller or El Paso County, Colorado.
    • Midland Terminal Railway--1890-1900.; Railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.
    • 1895
    • AT & SF train

    • Atchinson, Topeka & Santa Fe train runs through southern Colorado; shows engine with conductor, three cars, and utility poles on side of tracks.
    • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company--1890-1900.; Railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Ascending Mancos La Plata Divide

    • View of probably a Rio Grande Southern Railroad locomotive on broad and narrow gauge railroad tracks in either Montezuma or La Plata County, Colorado. Men sit on the end of a passenger car. A water tower with ice is nearby. Light snow covers the...
    • Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1890-1900.; Railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.; Water towers--Colorado--1890-1900.
    • [between 1889 and 1900?]
    • Ascending Mancos La Plata Divide

    • View of probably a Rio Grande Southern Railroad locomotive on broad and narrow gauge railroad tracks in either Montezuma or La Plata County, Colorado. Men sit on the end of a passenger car. A water tower with ice is nearby. Light snow covers the...
    • Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1890-1900.; Railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.; Water towers--Colorado--1890-1900.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Scene on Midland Terminal R.R.

    • A view of a Midland Terminal Railway locomotive, tender and passenger car in Colorado. The locomotive vents smoke. Mountains are in the distance.
    • Midland Terminal Railway--1890-1900.; Railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1897?]
    • Inspiration Point, Clear Creek Canon

    • View, at track level, of railroad track curving sharply left, running parallel to the right of Clear Creek (narrow-gauge track of the Union Pacific, Denver & Gulf Railway Co.); steep walls of Clear Creek Canyon flank the creek and track.
    • Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Canyons--Colorado--1890-1900.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--1890-1900.; Union Pacific, Denver, and Gulf Railway Company.
    • [between 1890 and 1899?]
    • Mother Grundy, Clear Creek Canon

    • Railroad track winds between rock walls (narrow-gauge track of the Union Pacific, Denver & Gulf Railway); right wall in shadow and casting shadow over track; left wall in sunlight; telegraph pole juts diagonally from halfway up right wall; pine...
    • Canyons--Colorado--1890-1900.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--1890-1900.; Union Pacific, Denver, and Gulf Railway Company.
    • [between 1890 and 1899?]
    • Cog Railway to Pike's Peak

    • Uphill view of a car and engine of the Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway (aka Cog Railway) in mid-ground; telegraph lines and Ruxton Creek run parallel to the railway; canyon walls with boulders and pine trees flank the railway line.
    • Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Ruxton Creek (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Canyons--Colorado--1890-1900.; Mountain railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.; Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company.
    • [between 1890 and 1901]
    • Rocky Point Platte Canon

    • View of railroad trestle crossing the Platte River at Rocky Point in Platte Canyon, Colorado (narrow gauge, Colorado & Southern Railway) .
    • Platte Canyon (Colo)--1890-1900.; Canyons--Colorado--1890-1900.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.; Trestles--Colorado--1890-1900.; Colorado and Southern Railway.
    • [between 1899 and 1901]
    • At Minnehaha Falls, M. & P. P. Ry

    • View of engine and car of Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway on track behind Minnehaha Waterfall on Ruxton Creek in Englemann Canyon, west of Manitou, Colorado; railway name appears on car and engine; two men look out from engine; several figures...
    • Englemann Canyon (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Ruxton Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Canyons--Colorado--1890-1900.; Mountain railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.; Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company.
    • [between 1890 and 1901]
    • The Loop Above Georgetown, Colo.

    • Panoramic, southwestward view of the Loop, a narrow-gauge railroad route (Union Pacific, Denver & Gulf Railway Company) in Clear Creek Canyon between Georgetown and Silver Plume, Colorado, taken on a mountainside above the Loop; High Bridge in...
    • Clear Creek Canyon (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Bridges--Colorado--Clear Creek Canyon--1890-1900.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Clear Creek Canyon--1890-1900.; Union Pacific, Denver, and Gulf Railway Company.
    • [between 1890 and 1901]
    • The Loop Above Georgetown, Colo.

    • Panoramic, southwestward view of the Loop, a narrow-gauge railroad route (Union Pacific, Denver & Gulf Railway) in Clear Creek Canyon between Georgetown and Silver Plume, Colorado, taken on a mountainside above Loop; High Bridge in foreground.
    • Clear Creek Canyon (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Bridges--Colorado--Clear Creek Canyon--1890-1900.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Clear Creek Canyon--1890-1900.; Union Pacific, Denver, and Gulf Railway Company.
    • [between 1890 and 1901]
    • The Loop Near Georgetown

    • Panoramic, southwestward view of the Loop, a narrow-gauge railroad route in Clear Creek Canyon between Georgetown, Colorado and Silver Plume, Colorado, taken on mountainside above Loop; locomotive and car on High Bridge in right foreground (Union...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Bridges--Colorado--Clear Creek Canyon--1890-1900.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Clear Creek Canyon--1890-1900.; Union Pacific, Denver, and Gulf Railway Company.
    • [between 1890 and 1901]
    • Mother Grundy, Clear Creek Canon

    • Close view of Mother Grundy rock formation in Clear Creek Canyon, west of Denver, Colorado; narrow-gauge train track winds between steep and rocky canyon walls (Union Pacific, Denver & Gulf Railway line); telegraph line is diagonally perched near...
    • Clear Creek Canyon (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Canyons--Colorado--Clear Creek--1890-1900.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Clear Creek Canyon--1890-1900.; Rock formations--Colorado--Clear Creek Canyon--1890-1900.;...
    • [between 1890 and 1901]
    • Engine No. 4 on Pikes Peak

    • Close view, train locomotive no. 4 (built by Baldwin Locomotive Works) on uphill grade of tracks of the Manitou and Pikes Peak (aka Cog Road) Railway; two men standing in locomotive; boulders in foreground.
    • Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mountain railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--1890-1900.; Baldwin Locomotive Works.; Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company.
    • [between 1892 and 1896]
    • Cog R.R. Depot

    • Depot of the Cog Road (Manitou & Pikes Peak) Railway, Manitou, Colorado; sign on depot reads "Pikes Peak"; tracks ascend mountain in background; dirt road in foreground; buggy, driver, and two horses at right foreground.
    • Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mountain railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.; Railroad stations--Colorado--1890-1900.; Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company.
    • [between 1890 and 1901]
    • Pikes Peak

    • Westward view of Pikes Peak, Colorado, and foothills; trees at left and right; creek in foreground; railway tracks in background (probably Union Pacific, Denver & Gulf railway).
    • Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mountain railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--1890-1900.; Union Pacific, Denver, and Gulf Railway Company.
    • [between 1886 and 1901]
    • Pikes Peak

    • Westward, distant view of snowy Pikes Peak, Colorado, and foothills from the plain; creek and trees in foreground; railroad track visible in background (Manitou & Pikes Peak Railway, or Cog Road).
    • Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mountain railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--1890-1900.; Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company.
    • [between 1890 and 1901]
    • The Watson tunnel

    • Five men stand outside a mine tunnel entrance, Teller County, Colorado. Two men hold pickaxes. One man, with a candle headlamp, stands behind a cart full of coal on rails. The surrounding landscape includes cut and standing trees.
    • Teller County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mine railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1890-1900.
    • [1895 or 1896?]
    • The Loop above Georgetown

    • Panoramic, southwestward view of the Loop, a circuitous, narrow- gauge train route southwest of Georgetown, Colorado (Union Pacific, Denver & Gulf Railway Co.); taken from mountainside above the Loop; High Bridge trestle in right foreground with...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--1890-1900.; Trestles--Colorado--1890-1900.; Union Pacific, Denver, and Gulf Railway Company.
    • [between 1890 and 1899]
    • Cog Road and Iron Springs Hotel

    • Downhill view of Cog Road (aka Manitou & Pikes Peak) railway track descending toward Manitou, Colorado; telegraph poles run parallel to railway; unidentified buildings at left and right of railway; Iron Springs Hotel in distance.
    • Iron Springs Hotel (Manitou Springs, Colo.); Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mountain railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.; Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company.
    • [between 1890 and 1901]
    • Pike's Peak from Pilot Knob, M. & P. P. Ry.

    • Panoramic view of Pikes Peak from Pilot Knob; Knob rock formation overlooks engine and car of Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway (aka Cog Railway) on track leading to summit.
    • Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mountain railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.; Rock formations--Colorado--1890-1900.; Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company.
    • [between 1890 and 1901]
    • Old engine and train, RGS Engine No. 9

    • Rio Grande Southern Engine 9 (Baldwin 5800 built in 1881, narrow gauge type 2-8-0), wood burning locomotive with two business cars, one named "Rico"; snowy Colorado Rocky Mountains in background.
    • Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1890-1900.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.; Railroad cars--Colorado--1890-1900.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Hanging Rock, Clear Creek Canon

    • Close view of rock formation called "Hanging Rock" in Clear Creek Canyon west of Denver, Colorado; at left, rock formation hangs over narrow-gauge train track winding between steep canyon walls (Union Pacific, Denver & Gulf Railway Company).
    • Clear Creek Canyon (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Canyons--Colorado--1880-1900.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--1890-1900.; Rock formations--Colorado--Clear Creek Canyon--1880-1900.; Union Pacific, Denver, and Gulf...
    • [between 1890 and 1901]
    • High Bridge on Loop

    • Northeastward, creek-level view of span of High Bridge train trestle on "The Loop," a narrow-gauge train route southwest of Georgetown, Colorado (Union Pacific, Denver & Gulf Railway); Clear Creek, in foreground, runs perpendicular to span; lower...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--1890-1900.; Trestles--Colorado--1890-1900.; Union Pacific, Denver, and Gulf Railway Company.
    • [between 1890 and 1899?]
    • High Bridge on the Loop

    • Southwestward view, span of High Bridge train trestle on "The Loop," a narrow-gauge train route southwest of Georgetown, Colorado (Union Pacific, Denver & Gulf Railway) ; taken at level of lower train track; Clear Creek runs below, perpendicular to...
    • Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1880-1900.; Georgetown (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--1890-1900.; Trestles--Colorado--1890-1900.; Union Pacific, Denver, and Gulf Railway Company.
    • [between 1890 and 1899?]
    • The Loop

    • Panoramic, northeastward view of the "Loop," a circuitous, narrow-gauge railway route above Georgetown, Colorado, owned by the Union Pacific, Denver & Gulf Railway; pine trees in foreground; two trestles (smaller trestle and High Bridge) visible in...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--1890-1900.; Trestles--Colorado--1890-1900.; Union Pacific, Denver, and Gulf Railway Company.
    • [between 1890 and 1899?]
    • Rocky Point, Platte Canon

    • View of narrow-gauge train track and bridge at Rocky Point in the Platte Canyon, Colorado (Colorado & Southern Railway); track winds through canyon; steep and rocky canyon walls flank bridge crossing Platte River.
    • Platte Canyon (Colo)--1880-1900.; Canyons--Colorado--1880-1900.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--1890-1900.; Colorado and Southern Railway.
    • [between 1899 and 1901]
    • Climbing a 25% Grade in Deep Snow, M. & P. P. Cog Road

    • Locomotive and attached passenger car of the Manitou and Pikes Peak Railway (aka Cog Road) appear on a 25% grade on the route between Manitou, Colorado and Pikes Peak; boulder-strewn mountainside in foreground; two men in locomotive and numerous...
    • Mountain railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.; Railroad passenger cars--Colorado--1890-1900.; Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company.
    • [between 1890 and 1901]
    • Hanging Rock

    • View of rock formation called "Hanging Rock" in Clear Creek Canyon, west of Denver, Colorado; formation extends over narrow-gauge railroad track (Union Pacific, Denver & Gulf Railway Company).
    • Clear Creek Canyon (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Canyons--Colorado--1880-1900.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.; Rock formations--Colorado--1880-1900.; Union Pacific, Denver, and Gulf Railway Company.
    • [between 1890 and 1899]
    • Hanging Rock

    • View of rock formation called "Hanging Rock" in Clear Creek Canyon, west of Denver, Colorado; formation at right hangs over narrow- gauge train track winding through canyon (Union Pacific, Denver & Gulf Railway Company); sparsely-treed slope at...
    • Clear Creek Canyon (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Canyons--Colorado--1880-1900.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado.; Rock formations--Colorado--Clear Creek Canyon--1880-1900.; Union Pacific, Denver, and Gulf Railway...
    • [between 1890 and 1901]
    • The Loop

    • Panoramic, southwestward view of "The Loop," a narrow-gauge train route climbing from Georgetown to Silver Plume, Colorado (Union Pacific, Denver & Gulf Railway); High Bridge train trestle in foreground crosses Clear Creek; a smaller trestle is...
    • Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.; Trestles--Colorado--1890-1900.; Union Pacific, Denver, and Gulf Railway Company.
    • [between 1886 and 1901]
    • Inspiration Point

    • Distant view of Cog Road (aka Manitou and Pikes Peak Railway) railway car at Inspiration Point, on the route between Manitou, Colorado, and Pike's Peak; track traverses boulder-strewn mountainside; pine trees at left.
    • Mountain railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.; Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company.
    • [between 1890 and 1901]
    • Halfway House, Cog Road

    • View of Halfway House along the Manitou and Pikes Peak Railway (aka Cog Road) route between Manitou, Colorado, and Pikes Peak; track in foreground; Halfway House amongst pine trees, with identifying signage.
    • Mountain railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.; Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company.
    • [between 1890 and 1901]

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