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    • Down the ladder off the continental divide towards Sprague's Lodge

    • Members of the Roundup Riders of the Rockies traverse a high alpine slope and steep switchbacks on a trail ride near the Continental Divide on Flattop Mountain in Larimer County, Colorado. Some of the men walk and lead their horses; others ride...
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    • 1955 July
    • Telluride, Colo.

    • Aerial view of Telluride (San Miguel County), Colorado. Road grades and switchbacks are in the San Juan mountains. Shows the Pandora Mill buildings near steep cliffs. Commercial buildings, houses, and Telluride Elementary School are in the San...
    • Byers, Joseph E.
    • [between 1895 and 1910?]
    • Switch back's [sic] Trail Ridge Road

    • View of Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado. The dirt road on the side of a mountain has many switchbacks.
    • Clatworthy, Fred Payne, 1875-1953.
    • [1930]
    • Tolland

    • View of the railroad depot at Tolland (formerly Mammoth) in Boulder Park, Gilpin County, Colorado. A Denver, Northwestern and Pacific passenger train is stopped at the station. Karel Park Lake and the track switchbacks to Corona Pass are in the...
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    • Pack train on zig zag trail

    • Men lead burros loaded with long milled lumber up a steep path with switchbacks, possibly in the San Juans, Colorado.
    • Walker Art Studio.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Marshall Pass

    • View of a Denver and Rio Grande Railway engine and passenger car on tracks near Marshall Pass (Saguache County), Colorado. Women wear dresses and hats and stand near a caboose. A man poses on an engine that reads: "D. & R.G.R.W. 273". Railroad...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1880 and 1886?]
    • The Loop near Georgetown Colorado

    • A view of the Union Pacific Denver and Gulf Railway Company track near Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado shows the narrow gauge railroad grade, tracks and a series of switchbacks and railroad bridges over Clear Creek.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1884 and 1898?]
    • Georgetown Loop

    • A view of the the Union Pacific Denver and Gulf Railway Company train (narrow gauge) as it crosses the Devils Gate viaduct between Georgetown and Silver Plume (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Engine number "107" with passenger cars is stopped on the...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1884 and 1898?]
    • The Gold Medal Mine, Bird's-Eye Gulch, Leadville, Colorado

    • View of a boarding house and a stamp mill building at a mine identified as the Gold Medal Mine near Leadville in Lake County, Colorado. Shows buildings, a creek and a road in Birdseye Gulch. Switchbacks, tunnels and probably a tramway are on...
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    • 1879 October 13
    • Ouray

    • Panoramic view of the Uncompahgre Gorge and south Ouray (Ouray County), Colorado. Shows switchbacks on Canyon Creek Road and probably a portion of the Otto Mears Toll Road. Frame buildings in Ouray include the San Juan Coal, Lumber and Supply...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [1901?]
    • Road repair - views along road to Mesa Verde

    • A dirt road switchbacks up the shrub-covered hillside to Mesa Verde National Park. Portions of the hill in the foreground are covered in dirt and rocks and are barren of shrubs. Snowcapped peaks are on the horizon.
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [between 1923 and 1931?]
    • Snowy Range from Mont Alto

    • Panoramic, aerial view of Colorado and Northwestern Railway Company narrow gauge tracks and switchbacks in Left Hand Canyon near Mont Alto Park (Boulder County), Colorado. The timber Mont Alto Lodge is on a hillside beside tracks. A sign reads...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [1901?]
    • Snowy Range from Mont Alto

    • Panoramic, aerial view of Colorado and Northwestern Railway Company narrow gauge tracks, switchbacks, and a trestle in Left Hand Canyon near Mont Alto Park (Boulder County), Colorado. A tent and buildings are on a hill near tracks. Shows trees,...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [1901?]
    • Hagerman Pass, Colorado - crossing the continental divide

    • A view of the Colorado Midland Railway shows engine and passenger cars on Hagerman Pass in Lake County, Colorado. A series of switchbacks and snowsheds are seen in the distance.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1887 and 1890?]
    • Marshall Pass

    • Panoramic view of Marshall Pass in Chaffee County Colorado. Shows Denver and Rio Grande trains on switchbacks on the pass. , Mount Ouray is in the distance.
    • Detroit Photographic Co.
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    • 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]
    • Marshall Pass and Mt. Ouray

    • View towards Marshall Pass, Mount Ouray (elevation 13,971 feet), and Shirley, Colorado, in valley; Denver and Rio Grande narrow gauge track with switchbacks winds across mountain ridge ascending Marshall Pass; William H. Jackson's photographic...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Silver Plume from switchback, Argentine Central R.R.

    • View of Silver Plume, Colorado, and grading completed for switchbacks of Argentine Central Railway from Pendleton Mountain; shows mine dump tailings on side of mountain.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • 1905
    • Baxter Pass, Uintah Ry.

    • Panoramic view of Railroad Canyon, Uintah Railway tracks, and switchbacks near the headwaters of West Salt Creek in Garfield County, Colorado. A man wears a black suit, hat, and gloves, and he points toward Baxter Pass.
    • McKee, Thomas Michael, 1854-1939.
    • 1907
    • Skitroopers descending a snowless mountain

    • A large group of Tenth Mountain Division soldiers descend a mountain road via two switchbacks. All of them have skis attached to their knapsacks. They are all wearing caps, anoraks, pants, and boots with gaiters. There is no snow on the ground.
    • Krieser, Curt.
    • [1943-1944]
    • Three elevations of track Cripple Creek Short Line

    • View of ascending switchbacks of the standard-gauge track of the Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek District Railway in Colorado; a tunnel appears at mid-level, right; a smoking locomotive approaches the mountain- top.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Zig zag Bright Angel Trail, Grand Canon, Arizona

    • Bright Angel Trail, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, with pack mules being walked down one of many switchbacks on dusty trail.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1905 and 1910]
    • Summitville

    • View of switchbacks on the road to Summitville, Rio Grande County, Colorado.
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
    • [between 1949 and 1970]
    • West from Wild Cat Point, Lookout Mtn. Auto Road

    • Westward view of Rocky Mountains from Wild Cat Point on the Lookout Mountain Auto Road west of Denver, Colorado (Denver Mountain Park system); switchbacks of road lead toward foothills.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1913 and 1920]
    • The "W", Pike's Peak Carriage Road

    • View of rock strewn alpine tundra at Pikes Peak shows a winding dirt carriage toll road known as the "W", El Paso County, Colorado. Five horse-drawn carriages with passengers stop on the switchbacks.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Hagerman Pass, Colorado Midland Railway

    • View of Hagerman Pass with switchbacks for the Colorado Midland Railway near the Busk-Ivanhoe Tunnel probably in Lake County, Colorado. Shows a railroad trestle, snowsheds and frame railroad buildings.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Denver Mtn. Park Auto Road

    • View from above three switchbacks on the Denver Mountain Park Auto Road (Lariat Loop) on Lookout Mountain, west of Denver, Colorado; a horse-drawn wagon and driver ascend past the first turn.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [1916]
    • Engineers Lariat, Denver Mtn. Park

    • Switchbacks known as "Lariat Loop" on the Denver Mountain Park Auto Road on Lookout Mountain, west of Denver, Colorado, taken from across the mountain valley; shows guardrails, Halfway Spring to left of second hairpin turn, and snow-covered peaks...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [1916]
    • Four elevations of road

    • Switchbacks for the standard-gauge railroad tracks of Denver, Northwestern and Pacific Railway on the Moffat Road ascend a mountain near Tolland (Gilpin County), Colorado.
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    • 1905
    • Near Garfield, Monarch Branch, D.& R.G.RY.

    • Panoramic view of the valley near Monarch Pass on the Monarch Branch of the Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company near Garfield (Chaffee County), Colorado. A train with a passenger car is on the tracks. Shows a wood frame barn and buildings in the...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1880 and 1886?]
    • On Bright Angel Trail

    • View of mule pack train and riders (men and women) descending Bright Angel Trail, Grand Canyon, Arizona; numerous switchbacks in trail.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1905 and 1910]
    • Marshall Pass

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande train with man and woman on flat car and railroad track switchbacks, Saguache County, Colorado.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1882 and 1890]
    • Marshall Pass and Mt. Ouray

    • View of Marshall Pass, Mount Ouray and Denver and Rio Grande railroad track switchbacks, Saguache County, Colorado.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1882 and 1890]
    • Above Colo. Sprgs.

    • View of Pikes Peak Road switchbacks the town of Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1915 and 1930?]
    • Above Colo. Springs vertical

    • View of (possibly) Pikes Peak Road switchbacks and the surrounding valley below Pikes Peak near Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Bright Angel Trail Grand Canon

    • View of the Bright Angel Trail of the Grand Canyon, Arizona, taken along the rim; switchbacks of the steep trail descend into the canyon; buildings along the South Rim are visible.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1905 and 1920]
    • Denver Mtn. Park Auto. Road

    • Northeastward view from hillside above switchbacks on the Denver Mountain Park Auto Road on Lookout Mountain, west of Denver, Colorado; shows guardrails, an automobile parked along road, North Table Mountain, and Golden, Colorado.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [1916]
    • Denver Mtn. Park Auto Road

    • View of switchbacks on the Denver Mountain Park Auto Road on Lookout Mountain, west of Denver, Colorado.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [1916]
    • Denver Mtn. Park Auto. Road

    • View of the Denver Mountain Park Auto Road on Lookout Mountain, west of Denver, Colorado; shows steep rock wall, guardrails, and switchbacks.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [1916]
    • Road to Taos

    • View from a hilltop of switchbacks on the road to Taos, New Mexico. Shows road coming up from the Rio Grande Valley.
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • 1910
    • In Denver Mtn. Park

    • View of switchbacks on the Denver Mountain Park Auto Road on Lookout Mountain, west of Denver, Colorado, taken from opposite side of mountain valley.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [1916]
    • Cheyenne Mtn. Road, Colo. Spngs.

    • View down over unpaved switchbacks on Cheyenne Mountain near Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1915 and 1930?]
    • Marshall Pass and Mount Ouray

    • View of Marshall Pass, Mount Ouray, and Denver and Rio Grande railroad track switchbacks in Saguache County, Colorado.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Engineers Lariat, Denver Mtn. Park

    • Westward view of the "Lariat Loop" section of the Lookout Mountain Automobile Road west of Denver, Colorado (part of the Denver Mountain Park system), from higher viewpoint of road across mountain valley showing four switchbacks.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1913 and 1920]
    • Lookout Mtn. Auto Road

    • Westward view of the "Lariat Loop" section of the Lookout Mountain Automobile Road west of Denver, Colorado (part of the Denver Mountain Park system), taken from higher point of road across mountain valley; four switchbacks of sinuous dirt road are...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1913 and 1920]
    • Giants Ladder, Denver & Salt Lake Ry

    • View of switchbacks of the standard-gauge railroad tracks of the Moffat Road ascending a mountain near Tolland, Colorado; Karel Park Lake is in foreground.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [1915?]

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