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    • Turntable in switch back. Silverton Railway

    • View of mountainside turntable on Silverton Northern railroad with two locomotives, tenders, boxcar and frame snow shed, San Juan County or La Plata County, Colorado.
    • Silverton Northern Railroad Company--1890-1910.; Turntables (Railroads)--Colorado--1890-1910.; Railroads--Colorado--1890-1910.; Snowsheds--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1895 and 1910?]
    • Turntable in switch back, Silverton Railway

    • View of a mountainside turntable on the Silverton Northern Railroad with two locomotives, a boxcar, and frame snow shed in San Juan County or La Plata County, Colorado.
    • Silverton Northern Railroad Company--1890-1910.; Turntables (Railroads)--Colorado--1890-1910.; Railroads--Colorado--1890-1910.; Snowsheds--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1895 and 1910?]
    • DNW & P R. R.

    • Shows a Denver, Northwestern & Pacific railroad train as it passes through a landscape of high plains in Colorado.
    • Denver, Northwestern and Pacific Railway--1890-1910.; Plains--Colorado--1890-1910.; Railroads--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Denver Fire Clay Co. excursion

    • A group from the Denver Fire Clay Company on their excursion trip, pose next to Engine No. 11 of a Colorado Midland Railroad train.
    • Colorado Midland Railway Company--1890-1910.; Denver Fire Clay Company--People--Colorado--1890-1910.; Employees--Colorado--1890-1910.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--1890-1910.; Railroads--Colorado--1890-1910.; Sightseers--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Shriners El Jebel Shrine

    • Members of the El Jebel Temple pose on and near a locomotive in Colorado. A U. S. flag flies from a pole in the ground.
    • Railroad locomotives--Colorado--1890-1910.; Railroads--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Tipple and D. & R.G. train

    • Men stand beside Denver and Rio Grande Railroad tracks near locomotive number "778" near a mining tipple in Colorado. Shows African American (Black) men in uniforms; one man holds a brass instrument. The coal tipple and processing buildings are on...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1890-1910.; African Americans--Colorado--1890-1910.; Musicians--Colorado--1890-1910.; Railroads--Colorado--1890-1910.; Tipples--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Silverton RR. Engine #100

    • Silverton Railroad Engine 100 (Baldwin narrow gauge type 2-8-0), with the number on an old-fashioned kerosene headlight, pulls one freight and one passenger car, Colorado; the train pauses on a steep slope with tracks built up with rock and...
    • Silverton Northern Railroad Company--1890-1910.; Passengers--Colorado--1890-1910.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--1890-1910.; Railroads--Colorado--1890-1910.; Women--Colorado--1890-1910.; Mears, Otto, 1840-1931.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Unid. group

    • A group of unidentified men, two in conductor's uniforms, 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...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1890-1910.; Railroad employees--Colorado--1890-1910.; Railroad stations--Colorado--1890-1910.; Railroads--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Maiden voyage to Cripple Creek

    • A group of men and women pose in front of a Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek Railroad passenger train on its maiden voyage to Cripple Creek, Colorado. The men wear suits, ties and hats, the women wear full length dresses and hats. A plume of smoke...
    • Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek District Railway--1890-1910.; Passengers--Colorado--1890-1910.; Railroads--Colorado--1890-1910.; Women--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Union Pacific, Denver, Gulf and Clear Creek

    • Passengers pose next to a Union Pacific Denver & Gulf Railway train in Colorado. The train sits on a bridge over Clear Creek.
    • Union Pacific, Denver, and Gulf Railway Company--1890-1910.; Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Passengers--Colorado--1890-1910.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--1890-1910.; Railroads--Colorado--1890-1910.;...
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Denver and Rio Grande

    • A Denver and Rio Grande excursion train stops along a river, passengers fish and sit on river rocks; possibly Las Animas River with Needle Mountains of the San Juan Range in distance.
    • Fishing--Colorado--1890-1910.; Railroads--Colorado--1890-1910.; Sightseers--Colorado--1890-1910.; Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • U. P. Denver & Gulf RR engine no. 8

    • Passengers and a musical band in uniform pose with the Union, Pacific, Denver and Gulf Railroad train #8 in Colorado. Instruments include baritones and trumpets.
    • Union Pacific, Denver, and Gulf Railway Company--1890-1910.; Bands--Colorado--1890-1910.; Passengers--Colorado--1890-1910.; Railroads--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Colorado Midland R. R.

    • View of a Colorado Midland Railroad train next to the west portal of the Ivanhoe-Busk Tunnel in (Pitkin County), Colorado. Shows train tracks and a mine shafthouse.
    • Colorado Midland Railway Company--1890-1910.; Railroads--Colorado--1890-1910.; Tunnels--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Silverton R.R. Chatanoogo Loop

    • Hills rise above the railroad tracks that follow the route of the Silverton Northern Railroad, Chatanoogo Loop. A four car train, below the hill to the left, heads up Red Mountain in the San Juan Mountains north of Silverton, Colorado.
    • Silverton Northern Railroad Company--1890-1910.; Railroads--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Denver Northwestern & Pacific Engine 200

    • Shows the rear car of a train pulled by Engine no. 200 of the Denver, Northwestern & Pacific railroad as it passes through shallow rock canyon walls in Colorado.
    • Denver, Northwestern and Pacific Railway--1890-1910.; Railroads--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Pandora Basin, Telluride Rio Grande Southern R. R.

    • A man stands on the Denver And Rio Grande Southern tracks at Pandora, the end of Telluride Basin. The switchback trail to Black Bear mine shows on Telluride Peak and the mill and power generating plant is above frozen Bridal Veil Falls.
    • Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1890-1910.; Pandora (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Railroads--Colorado--1890-1910.; Trails & paths--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Echo Cliffs, Cañon of the Grand River

    • Echo Cliffs of Glenwood Canyon, near Glenwood Springs, Colorado; Colorado River (formerly called Grand River) paralleled by Denver & Rio Grande Railroad narrow gauge tracks on railroad embankment.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1890-1910.; Glenwood Canyon (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Canyons--Colorado--1890-1910.; Cliffs--Colorado--1890-1910.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--1890-1910.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--1890-1910.;...
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Stone mill

    • View of a mill and tramway near a stone quarry in Colorado.
    • Mills--Colorado--1890-1910.; Mine railroads--Colorado--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--1890-1910.; Quarrying--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Glacier Lake on the Colo. & N.W. Ry.

    • Glacier Lake, Colorado, seen from Colorado and Northwestern Railway; surrounded by spruce, firs and aspen trees.
    • Glacier Lake (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--1890-1910.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--1890-1910.; Colorado and Northwestern Railroad Company.
    • [between 1898 and 1909]
    • Miners on a coal train

    • Miners ride on the engine of a mine coal train at an unidentified mine owned by the Wooten Land and Fuel Company probably in Colorado. Shows coal cars and industrial buildings.
    • Wooten Land and Fuel Company (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Coal mining--Colorado--1890-1910.; Mine railroads--Colorado--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Four Mile Cañon from near Sunset, Colo., Colo. & N. W. Ry.

    • Looking up Four Mile Canyon near Sunset, Colorado; edge of Sunset wooden water tank for Colorado and Northwestern Railway left foreground; Engine Number One with one coach approaching water tank; narrow gauge track paralleling Four Mile Creek;...
    • Sunset (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Canyons--Colorado--1890-1910.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1898 and 1909]
    • Mt. Audubon from Four Mile Cañon, Colo. & N.W. Ry.

    • Colorado and Northwestern Railway (later became Denver, Boulder & Western) one-car passenger train going up Four Mile Canyon, Colorado; narrow gauge track cut in canyon wall; dirt road paralleling opposite side of Fourmile creek; snowy Mount...
    • Audubon, Mount (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Fourmile Canyon (Boulder County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Canyons--Colorado--1890-1910.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--1890-1910.; Colorado and Northwestern Railroad Company.
    • [between 1898 and 1909]
    • Mt. Audubon and Arapahoe Peak, Colo. & N.W. Ry.

    • View across forested slopes to Mt. Audubon (elevation 12,223 feet), Colorado, and Arapahoe Peaks (elevation 13,502 and 13,397 feet) center background; from Colorado and Northwestern Railway; clouds top the peaks.
    • Audubon, Mount (Colo.)--1890-1910.; North Arapaho Peak (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Forests--Colorado--1890-1910.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--1890-1910.; Colorado and Northwestern Railway Company.
    • [between 1898 and 1909]
    • Colo. & N.W. Ry. from above Sunset

    • View of Sunset, Colorado, in valley; shows Colorado and Northwestern Railway's narrow gauge track to Ward on slopes to right; L.R. Ford identified as man sitting on rocky ledge in right foreground
    • Sunset (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--1890-1910.; Ford, L. R.; Colorado and Northwestern Railway Company.
    • [between 1898 and 1909]
    • Mt. Audubon and Arapahoe Peak, Colo. & N.W. Ry.

    • View across Colorado and Northwestern's narrow gauge track with push car used by L.C. McClure to snowy Mount Audubon and Arapahoe Peaks in Colorado; man on push car identified as L. R. Ford; track continues across slope; snow clouds top the peaks.
    • Audubon, Mount (Colo.)--1890-1910.; North Arapaho Peak (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--1890-1910.; Railroad handcars--Colorado--1890-1910.; Ford, L. R.; Colorado and Northwestern Railway Company.
    • [between 1898 and 1909]
    • Parting of the Ways from Eldora Grade, Switzerland Trail

    • View toward Sunset, Colorado, taken from Eldora railway line; shows line to Ward at right, Colorado and Northwestern Railway train at left on Eldora branch (retouched by McClure), main line in valley below by Four Mile Creek, and wagon road...
    • Sunset (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--1890-1910.; Colorado and Northwestern Railway Company.
    • [between 1898 and 1909]
    • Pavilion, Glacier Lake, Colo. & Northwestern Ry.

    • View of the edge of Glacier Lake and wooden frame picnic pavilion with canvas tent attached; shows the Colorado and Northwestern Railway narrow gauge rails either under repair or construction and the branch line to Eldora, Colorado. The building...
    • Glacier Lake (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--1890-1910.; Pavilions--Colorado--1890-1910.; Reflections--Colorado--1890-1910.; Colorado and Northwestern Railway Company.
    • [between 1898 and 1909]
    • James Peak from near Glacier Lake on the Colo. & N.W. Ry.

    • View across forested canyon with Colorado and Northwestern Railway's narrow gauge track cut through ridge at right; James Peak (elevation 13,294 feet) in far distant background.
    • James Peak (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--1890-1910.; Colorado and Northwestern Railway Company.
    • [between 1898 and 1909]
    • Glacier Lake, Colo. & N.W.R.R.

    • Photograph of painting by Charles H. Harmon; Glacier Lake center background and Sunset, Colorado, left foreground; shows Sunset depot, buildings and residences; trestles and three elevations of narrow gauge track and Colorado and Northwestern...
    • Glacier Lake (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Sunset (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--1890-1910.; Trestles--Colorado--1890-1910.; Harmon, Charles H.; Colorado and Northwestern Railway Company.
    • [between 1898 and 1909]
    • James Peak

    • View towards James Peak, Colorado (elevation 13,294 feet), across forested hills with Colorado and Northwestern Railway's narrow gauge track cut into hillside.
    • James Peak (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--1890-1910.; Colorado and Northwestern Railway Company.
    • [between 1898 and 1909]
    • Four Mile Cañon on the Colo. & N.W. Ry.

    • Three elevations of Colorado and Northwestern Railway narrow gauge track on both sides of Fourmile Canyon, Colorado, and along Fourmile creek (main line to Sunset, Colorado, marked by three trestles); train on right bound for Ward and train on left...
    • Fourmile Canyon (Boulder County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--1890-1910.; Colorado and Northwestern Railroad Company.
    • [between 1898 and 1909]
    • Mt. Audubon and the Arapahoes, Eldora Branch, Colo. N.W. Ry.

    • Snow covered Arapapho mountain range and Mount Audubon (elevation 12,223 feet); Colorado seen from Eldora line along Colorado and Northwestern Railway; narrow gauge track on slope center right.
    • Audubon, Mount (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Fourmile Canyon (Boulder County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--1890-1910.; Colorado and Northwestern Railroad Company.
    • [between 1898 and 1909]
    • Mt. Audubon and Arapahoe Peak from Picnic Rocks, Glacier Lake

    • Colorado and Northwestern Railway's narrow gauge track and spur to Glacier Lake on Eldora line; Mt. Audubon (elevation 12,223 feet) and Arapahoe Peaks (elevation 13,502 and 13,397 feet) in distant background; shows wooden frame residence, wooden...
    • Audubon, Mount (Colo.)--1890-1910.; North Arapaho Peak (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--1890-1910.; Pavilions--Colorado--1890-1910.; Colorado and Northwestern Railway Company.
    • [between 1898 and 1909]
    • Cog Road, Summit of Pike's Peak

    • View of summit of Pikes Peak on the Manitou and Pikes Peak Railway, also known as the cog train; shows rack and pinion railroad track, summit lookout tower, and clouds.
    • Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Mountain railroads--Colorado--1890-1910.; Watch towers--Colorado--1890-1910.; Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company.
    • [between 1895 and 1910]
    • On the Colo. & Northwestern Ry.

    • View down Colorado and Northwestern Railway's narrow gauge track as it rounds bend with push car used by L.C. McClure; man on push car identified as L. R. Ford; Colorado.
    • Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--1890-1910.; Railroad handcars--Colorado--1890-1910.; Ford, L. R.; Colorado and Northwestern Railway Company.
    • [between 1898 and 1909]
    • Snowy range from Eldora Branch, Colo. & NW. Ry

    • View of snow covered peaks from Eldora branch, the Colorado, and Northwestern Railway; narrow gauge track cutting through slope at center with bridge center left.
    • Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1898 and 1909]
    • Glimpse of the Plains from near Mont Alto Park, Colo. & Northwestern Ry.

    • View of foothills near Boulder, Colorado, along the Colorado and Northwestern Railway; shows the Plains in distant hazy background and valley below paralleled by narrow gauge track center right.
    • Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--1890-1910.; Plains--Colorado--1890-1910.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--1890-1910.; Colorado and Northwestern Railway Company.
    • [betweem 1898 and 1909]
    • View on the Colo. & Nortwestern [sic] Ry. from Mont Alto Park

    • Shows five elevations of narrow gauge railroad track from Mont Alto Park, Colorado, on Colorado and Northwestern Railway; includes mountainous, forested terrain with some snow.
    • Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--1890-1910.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--1890-1910.; Colorado and Northwestern Railway Company.
    • [between 1898 and 1909]
    • The Oxbow on the Colo. and Northwestern

    • View of the Oxbow, a loop on the Colorado and Northwestern Railway narrow gauge track; includes one car passenger train on upper end of loop in Colorado.
    • Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--1890-1910.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--1890-1910.; Colorado and Northwestern Railway Company.
    • [between 1898 and 1909]
    • Stone quarry entrance

    • Miners pose near the tramway and entrance to a stone quarry tunnel in Colorado.
    • Mine railroads--Colorado--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--1890-1910.; Quarrying--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Stone quarry entryway

    • View of the entrance to a stone quarry tunnel and tramway in Colorado. Shovels lean against a nearby building.
    • Mine railroads--Colorado--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--1890-1910.; Quarrying--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Stone quarry entrance

    • A miner poses with a miner's candle at the entryway to a stone quarry tunnel in Colorado.
    • Mine railroads--Colorado--1890-1910.; Miners--Colorado--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--1890-1910.; Quarrying--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Ore cars

    • Miners work with mule-drawn ore carts and a sluice at a placer mine probably in Colorado. A tent is nearby.
    • Horse railroads--Colorado--1890-1910.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]

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