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    • Switchback on Colorado and Southern Railway

    • View of the switchback on the Colorado and Southern Railway between Central City and Black Hawk in Gilpin County, Colorado. A train has pulled onto the switchback siding.
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    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Switchback to Central

    • A railroad trestle crosses a gulch in the foreground on the Colorado Central Railroad switchback between Central City and Blackhawk in Gilpin County, Colorado. The track continues to curve around the hillside in the background. A large cloud of...
    • Collier, Joseph.
    • [between 1875 and 1900?]
    • Colorado Central Railroad switchback

    • Stereographic view of a track of the Colorado Central Railroad runs from the foreground and curves around a rocky hillside on the switchback between Central City and Blackhawk in Gilpin County, Colorado. Another portion of the track is visible...
    • Collier, Joseph.
    • [between 1875 and 1900?]
    • Colorado Central Railroad switchback

    • Stereographic view of two men standing on the tracks of the Colorado Central Railroad on the switchback between Blackhawk and Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. The two men look toward the trestle over the Running Lode Gulch in the...
    • Collier, Joseph.
    • [between 1875 and 1900?]
    • Switch Back near Central City, Col.

    • A railroad trestle crosses a gulch on the Colorado Central Railroad switchback between Central City and Blackhawk in Gilpin County, Colorado. The track continues to curve around the hillside in the distance. Shows two trains with locomotives "30"...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Silver Plume from switch back, Argentine Centra [sic] R.R.

    • View of switchbacks or completed grading up Pendleton Mountain for Argentine Central Railway's narrow gauge track; shows Silver Plume, Colorado, and Georgetown Loop narrow gauge track.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [1905]
    • The switchback on Monarch Branch, D.& R.G.Ry.

    • A Denver & Rio Grande Railway train approaches a switchback on the Monarch Branch near Garfield (Chaffee County), Colorado. Two men stand near the railroad tracks.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1882 and 1890?]
    • Georgetown Loop from Argentine Central switchback

    • View of Georgetown Loop, Clear Creek Canyon and distant Georgetown, Colorado, taken from Argentine Central Railway switchback on Pendleton Mountain; shows Colorado and Southern Railway train on high bridge, narrow gauge track, mine dumps, and...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1906 and 1913]
    • The Switchback on Monarch Branch, D.& R.G.RY.

    • A Denver and Rio Grande Railway train approaches a track switchback on the Monarch Branch near Garfield (Chaffee County), Colorado. Two men stand near the railroad tracks.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1880 and 1886?]
    • Central City switchback

    • Stereographic view of a passenger train of the Colorado Central Railroad running along a switchback near Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. A small stream of smoke puffs from the engine. Another ridge of hills is in the background.
    • Collier, Joseph.
    • [between 1875 and 1900?]
    • Railroad switchback, Colorado

    • Stereographic view of tracks of the Colorado Central Railroad at the switchback between Blackhawk and Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. The trestle of the Running Lode Gulch is in the background. The tops of several trees and shrubs are in...
    • Collier, Joseph.
    • [between 1875 and 1900?]
    • Williams Cañon

    • Williams Canyon near Colorado Springs, Colorado; shows switchback dirt road in the canyon, vertical rock walls, and horse-drawn wagon and carriage pulled over at switchback.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Switchback at Red Mountain

    • View of Red Mountain with probably Silverton Railroad tracks, locomotive, railroad cars, and switchback, probably in Ouray County, Colorado. Men stand on the railroad cars and on the tracks. Shows trees in a valley and mountains.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1888 and 1899?]
    • Switchback at Red Mountain

    • View of Red Mountain with railroad tracks, locomotive, railroad cars, and switchback, probably in Ouray County, Colorado. Men stand on the railroad cars and on the tracks.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Bldg. the NP over the switchback bold decapod

    • Workers of the Northern Pacific Railroad construct track around a snowy, switchback curve somewhere in Colorado. Many of the workers stand on top of a flatbed car stacked with logs.
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    • 1886
    • Camp Bird Road, west of Ouray, Colorado

    • A horse-drawn wagon stops on a switchback on the Camp Bird Road west of Ouray (Ouray County), Colorado. United States Mountain is in the distance.
    • Worthington, C. R.
    • [between 1884 and 1889?]
    • Railroad in Blackhawk

    • A trestle near the Running Lode Mine shafthouse in Blackhawk, Colorado, enabled trains from the Colorado and Southern Railroad Company to cross the gulch in the foreground. Smoke puffs from the front engine of the train crossing the trestle. A set...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [1900?]
    • Snowy Range

    • View of a Colorado Central Railroad train and switchback track probably between Black Hawk and Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. Mountains are in the distance.
    • Weitfle, Charles, 1836-
    • 1878
    • Black Hawk, Mills

    • View northwest up the gulley formed by North Clear Creek in Black Hawk, Colorado; shows Bates Hill, Bobtail Mill, and the Colorado Shoe store on Gregory Street. Mills, processors, and samplers are in the distance; a narrow-gauge train is on...
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    • [1900?]
    • Switch back C.C.R.R.

    • View of a Colorado Central Railroad passenger train on a switchback near Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. Smoke rises from the engine. Hills are in the distance.
    • Collier, Joseph.
    • [between 1878 and 1890?]
    • Scene at Altman, the Cripple Creek District

    • View of the lower edge of Altman with the Isabella Mine below, Teller County, Colorado, includes a slope covered with small log cabins, wood frame residences, outhouses, sheds, smelters, mines, and tailing dumps. The narrow gauge Golden Circle...
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    • 1900
    • Black Hawk, Colo.

    • Colorado and Southern locomotive No. 13 pulls a train up the "Switch Back" above Blackhawk in Gilpin County, Colorado, leaving a trail of black smoke behind it. The Switch Back enabled trains to travel the steep, 1-mile distance between Central...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.;
    • [between 1900 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.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • D&RGW

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive #482 (2-8-2), and a caboose, cross a bridge over probably Poncha Creek at Mears Junction (Chaffee County), Colorado. A second train, headed by locomotive #480 (2-8-2), with gondola cars and caboose...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1951 February 14
    • Road in Glenwood Canyon

    • View of a dirt road built at the edge of the Colorado River in Glenwood Canyon, Garfield County, Colorado. Shows river rapids, a switchback, and stone retaining walls.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Auto on switchback rd., Pikes Peak

    • A car on an unpaved switchback on Pikes Peak road above Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Auto on switchback road, Pikes Peak

    • View of a car on a switchback, possibly Pikes Peak Road, near Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, shows patches of snow and ice on slopes.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1915 and 1925?]
    • A bit of the old Fall River Road

    • View of a switchback on the Fall River Road near Fall River Pass in Rocky Mountain National Park (Larimer County), Colorado; a woman poses in the distance.
    • Milligan, Edward William, 1869-
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Blackhawk

    • A track of the Colorado Central railroad runs through the foreground on the switchback between Blackhawk and Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. Blackhawk is in the distance at the base of a hill. The Presbyterian Church and the schoolhouse...
    • Collier, Joseph.
    • [between 1875 and 1900?]
    • D&RGW

    • Smoke rises from Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive #489 (2-8-2), with a consist of freight cars, on the upper level of a switchback near Garfield in Chaffee County, Colorado. The locomotive has a pilot mounted snowplow. Shows snow...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1952 December 29
    • Colorado Central Railroad passenger car

    • Stereographic view of a passenger train of the Colorado Central Railroad crossing a trestle over Running Lode Gulch Gulch on the switchback between Blackhawk and Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. Another portion of track cuts through the...
    • Collier, Joseph.
    • [between 1875 and 1900?]
    • D&RGW

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive #489 (2-8-2), with a pilot snowplow and consist of freight cars, approaches a switchback near Garfield in Chaffee County, Colorado. Shows smoke above the locomotive, snow and rocky slopes in the...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1952 December 29
    • Silver Plume

    • View of frame houses and commercial buildings in Silver Plume (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Shows fenced yards for livestock beside houses, dirt roads and the Diamond Tunnel, the Pelican, Dives, Baxter, the Dunkirk and the Payrock mines near the...
    • Barkalow Brothers.
    • [between 1885 and 1890?]
    • Colorado Central Railroad

    • Stereographic view of a train of the Colorado Central Railroad in the far left background descending the switchback from Central City to Blackhawk in Gilpin County, Colorado. The Running Lode Gulch trestle is in the right background. A portion of...
    • Collier, Joseph.
    • [between 1875 and 1900?]
    • D&RGW

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive #489 (2-8-2), with a pilot snowplow and a consist of freight cars, backs through an upper switchback near Garfield in Chaffee County, Colorado. Shows smoke above the locomotive, snow and rocky...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1952 December 29
    • Canon City, Colo. view from Skyline Drive

    • A man in a horse drawn carriage looks over Canon City from a switchback on Skyline Drive, Fremont County, Colorado. The commercial district and residences show below.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1906 and 1910]
    • The "W" Pike's Peak Carriage Road

    • Partial view of a switchback section of the Pikes Peak Carriage Road known as the "W" in El Paso County, Colorado.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • The "W" Pike's Peak Carriage Road

    • A man stands near a horse-drawn wagon on a switchback section of the Pikes Peak Carriage Road known as the "W" in El Paso County, Colorado.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • The "W" Pike's Peak Carriage Road

    • Horse-drawn and mule-drawn carriages with passengers are on a switchback portion of Pikes Peak Carriage Toll Road identified as the "W" in El Paso County, Colorado.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Hoop Creek Falls

    • View of rocky Hoop Creek Falls, Clear Creek County, Colorado; shows road with concrete bridge with metal pipe rails, rock wall, and retaining wall along foot path with sign "Hoop Creek Switchback."
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1919 and 1927]
    • Agriculture, ranches

    • The first image, taken near Longmont, Colorado, shows Longs Peak, fenced cultivated fields, farm buildings, and stacked grain. Second image shows a switchback road (later Black Bear jeep road) on Ingram Peak (San Juan Range of the Rocky Mountains)...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1907 and 1910?]
    • Million $ Hiwy.

    • View of the Million Dollar Highway (State Highway 550), Ouray County, Colorado: shows a car approaching on a switchback.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Red Mts. Pass road, auto, & mine

    • View of a switchback on Red Mountain Pass (?) in San Juan and Ouray Counties.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]

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