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    • #168 in Black Canyon

    • Narrow gauge locomotive number 168 (engine type 4-6-0) pulls a train through the Black Canyon of the Gunnison River, Delta County, Colorado. The Gunnison River is adjacent to the tracks.
    • Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Colo.)--1900- 1910.; Gunnison River (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Saguache County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Saguache County--1900-1910.; Railroads--Colorado--Saguache County--1900-1910.;...
    • [1904?]
    • #63 Mail bag expr. and #306 coach M-324-19

    • Side-view of two narrow gauge baggage cars of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad at the railroad depot in Antonito, Conejos County, Colorado. Painted on the side of the cars: "Baggage Railway Express Agency 63," "U. S. Mail Railway Post...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Antonito (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Railroad cars--Colorado--Antonito--1940-1950.
    • 1941 April 30
    • #63 mail bag expr. car M-327 41 Antonito, Colo.

    • Side view of a narrow gauge baggage car of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad at the depot in Antonito, Conejos County, Colorado. Written on the side of the baggage car: "Baggage Railway Express Agency 63."
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Antonito (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Railroad cars--Colorado--Antonito--1940-1950.
    • August 30, 1941
    • 30 ft. snowcut, Rollins Pass, Moffat Road

    • Denver and Salt Lake Arrow Turn (passenger car) parked east of Corona snowshed by thirty foot snowbank cut, Rollins Pass, Colorado; shows men, women and railroad employees posed behind train, on roof and on snowbank and standard gauge track.
    • Rollins Pass (Colo.); Snow removal--Colorado--1910-1930.; Snowsheds--Colorado--1910-1930.; Denver and Salt Lake Railroad Company.
    • [between 1904 and 1920]
    • 346 and passenger train

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande Western narrow gauge locomotive 346 with passenger coaches at the Colorado Railroad Museum, in Golden (Jefferson County), Colorado. Car 60 has letters: "United States Mail Railway Post Office."
    • Colorado Railroad Museum--1960-1970.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1960-1970.; Golden (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Galleries & museums--Colorado--Golden--1960-1970.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Golden--1960-1970.; Railroad...
    • [between 1962 and 1965]
    • 346 headlite and cat on stack

    • A cat lies on the stack, near the lamp, of Denver and Rio Grande Western narrow gauge locomotive 346 at Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. Another cat sleeps near the bell.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Cats--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.
    • [1951 November]
    • 483, idlers and std box car, n.g. gondolas

    • View of a Denver and Rio Grande Western train, with two locomotives, in La Jara, (Conejos County), Colorado. Locomotive 483 has a pilot plow. Box cars, idler cars, and narrow gauge gondolas are in the train.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1940-1950.; La Jara (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Railroad snowplow locomotives--Colorado--La Jara--1940-1950.; Railroads--Colorado--La Jara--1940-1950.
    • 1949 January 9
    • [Canon of the Rio] Las Animas

    • A narrow gauge Denver & Rio Grande Railway excursion train stops along the Rio De Las Animas River (Animas River) in Animas Canyon, near Silverton, Colorado. Passengers sit on rocks and fish; the Needle Mountains of the San Juan Range are in the...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company--1880-1890.; Animas River (Colo. and N.M. )--1880-1890.; La Plata County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Fishing--Colorado--La Plata County--1880-1890.; Railroads--Colorado--La Plata County--1880-1890.;...
    • [between 1882-1886?]
    • [Pike's Peak] Height, 14,168 feet.

    • Two men stand near a creek and the Denver Rio Grande Railroad narrow gauge tracks in El Paso County, Colorado. Pikes Peak is in the distance.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1880-1890.; El Paso County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--El Paso County--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • [Toltec Curve, D.& R.G. RY.]

    • A man walks the narrow gauge tracks of the Denver and Rio Grande Railway San Juan Extension, near the west end of one of the Toltec Tunnels, Conejos County, Colorado. Shows the a canyon, rugged landscape, pine trees, and snow.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company--1880-1890.; Conejos County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Canyons--Colorado--Conejos County--1880-1890.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Conejos County--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1886?]
    • "Barrel transfer" near Salida, Colo.

    • View of a barrel transfer machine and Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks near Salida (Chaffee County), Colorado. Signs on the steel beams read: "D.& R.G.W.R.R. Royal Gorge Route, Scenic Line," and "McMyler Interstate, Cleveland, Ohio."...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1920-1940.; Chaffee County (Colo.)--1920-1940.; Mine railroad cars--Colorado--Chaffee County--1920-1940.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Chaffee County--1920-1940.; Railroad...
    • [between 1925 and 1935?]
    • "Phantom Curve" D. & R.G.R.W.

    • Panoramic, aerial view of a Denver & Rio Grande Railway Company tracks at what is identified as "phantom curve" in Conejos County, Colorado. Shows railroad grades on hillsides, patches of snow, trees and rock formations. Probably a passenger rail...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company--1880-1890.; Conejos County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Conejos County--1880-1890.
    • [between 1881 and 1886?]
    • "Stinker" rail bus used to transport miners from Silverton, three-foot narrow gauge,...

    • View of the Silverton Northern Railroad "Stinker", a motor car used to transport miners in Silverton (San Juan County), Colorado. The rail bus is displayed on a short length of three foot narrow gauge track. Shows a freight train, and frame...
    • Silverton Northern Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Silverton (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Railroad motor cars--Colorado--Silverton--1950-1960.; Railroads--Colorado--Silverton--1950-1960.
    • 1950 July 27
    • "The Loop" above Georgetown

    • View of the railroad loop near Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. A Colorado Central narrow-gage railroad train sits on tracks nearby. The High Bridge trestle is in the distance.
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1880-1890.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1880-1890.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1880-1890.; Trestles--Colorado--Clear Creek...
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • A Curve, Platte Canon, Colo.

    • Men and women pose in front of a locomotive and train on the railroad tracks of the Colorado and Southern Railway line in Platte Canyon, Jefferson County, Colorado. The men wear suits, ties and hats and the women wear long dresses and hats. Shows...
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--1900-1910.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Platte Canyon (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Canyons--Colorado--Jefferson County--1900-1910.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Jefferson County--1900-1910.;...
    • [1900?]
    • A glimpse of Colo. Springs from the Short Line Tracks

    • Distant view of Colorado Springs, Colorado, and the Plains taken from Cripple Creek Short Line; standard gauge track and push car used by L.C. McClure in foreground; Colorado Springs and Cripple Creek District Railway.
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Plains--Colorado--1900-1920.; Railroad handcars--Colorado--1900-1920.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--1900-1920.; Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek District Railway.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • A live bait for a big one

    • Man fishing from boulder above South Platte River in Platte Canyon, possibly near Glenisle, Colorado, reached via Colorado and Southern Railway; narrow gauge railroad tracks, center background; fisherman holding pole and net with creel on shoulder.
    • Glenisle (Colo.)--1900-1920.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.); Fishing--Colorado--Jefferson County--1900-1920.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--Platte Canyon--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • A moon light scene on the Moffat Road

    • Night photograph of Moffat Road from tunnel number thirty-two; includes standard gauge railroad track turning right, and stars and snow illuminating mountains. Denver, Northwestern and Pacific Railway, Colorado; McClure used 3 1/2 hour exposure.
    • Railroad tracks--Colorado--1900-1910.; Denver, Northwestern and Pacific Railway.
    • 1904
    • A sky line boulevard

    • Two men with a 1914 Cadillac automobile have stopped to view Mt. Massive from the summit of Tennessee Pass, Lake County, Colorado. The unpaved road is the abandoned right of way of the D. & R. G. (Denver & Rio Grande) railroad narrow gauge tracks.
    • Cadillac automobile--Colorado--Lake County--1910-1920.; Lake County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Mountains--Colorado--1910-1920.; Passes (Landforms)--Colorado--Lake County--1910-1920.
    • [between 1914 and 1920?]
    • A stormy day on Rollins Pass, Moffat Road

    • Close-up of snowy standard gauge railroad track on barren cloud covered Rollins Pass in Colorado; Moffat Road, Denver, Northwestern & Pacific Railway (later called Denver and Salt Lake Railroad).
    • Rollins Pass (Colo.)--1900-1930.; Passes (Landforms)--Colorado--1900-1930.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--1900-1930.; Snow--Colorado--1900-1930.; Denver and Salt Lake Railroad Company.
    • [between 1904 and 1925]
    • A sunset in Middle Park, Moffat Road

    • Sunset over Middle Park, Colorado reached via Denver and Salt Lake Railroad, Moffat Road; standard gauge tracks paralleled by telegraph poles rounding bend, clouds dot the sky.
    • Railroad tracks--Colorado--1900-1930.; Sunrises & sunsets--Colorado--1900-1930.; Denver and Salt Lake Railroad Company.
    • [between 1904 and 1925]
    • A view in Clear Creek Cañon

    • View of Colorado and Southern Railway narrow gauge track with bridge over Clear Creek; Clear Creek Canyon, Colorado.
    • Clear Creek Canyon (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Canyons--Colorado--1900-1920.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--1900-1920.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--1900-1920.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--1900-1920.; Colorado and Southern Railway.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • A wonderful engineering feat on Cripple Creek Short Line

    • Three elevations of Colorado Springs and Cripple Creek District Railway standard gauge track in Rocky Mountain foothills above Colorado Springs, Colorado; shows standard gauge track and two passenger trains (one exiting tunnel); also called Cripple...
    • Railroad tracks--Colorado--1900-1920.; Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek District Railway.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Above the forks Clear Creek Canon

    • View of Union Pacific, Denver, and Gulf Railway locomotive on narrow gauge tracks beside Clear Creek and rock formations in Clear Creek Canyon, Jefferson County, Colorado. A man stands near the engine.
    • Union Pacific, Denver, and Gulf Railway Company--1880-1890.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Canyons--Colorado--Jefferson County--1880-1890.; Railroads--Colorado--Jefferson County--1880-1890.; Streams--Colorado--Jefferson County--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Above the forks, Clear Creek Canon

    • View of a Union Pacific, Denver, and Gulf Railway locomotive on narrow gauge tracks beside Clear Creek and rock formations in Clear Creek Canyon, probably Clear Creek County, Colorado. A man stands near the engine.
    • Union Pacific, Denver, and Gulf Railway Company--1890-1900.; Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Clear Creek Canyon (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Canyons--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1890-1900.;...
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Agricultural scene on the Colo. Midland Ry.

    • Colorado Midland Railway standard gauge tracks rounding bend in cultivated valley; agricultural horse-drawn wagon bringing in harvest, left foreground; fields are cut and bundled in stacks or piles.
    • Carts & wagons--Colorado--1890-1920.; Croplands--Colorado--1890-1920.; Valleys--Colorado--1890-1920.; Colorado Midland Railway.
    • [between 1890 and 1919]
    • Alamosa yard

    • A Denver and Rio Grande Western train with a locomotive 482 (with a pilot plow) vents smoke in the yard at Alamosa, (Alamosa County), Colorado. Conductor Young talks to the engineer; a narrow gauge engine switches standard gauge cars.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroad employees--Colorado--Alamosa.; Railroad shops & yards--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroad...
    • 1951 February 15
    • Alamosa, Colo.

    • A float from the Narrow Gauge Museum, a caboose body mounted on a truck, and marching bands move down a street during a parade to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Alamosa's founding in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. Shows two brass marching...
    • Narrow Gauge Museum (Alamosa, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Founders' Day commemorations--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Marching bands--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Parades &...
    • 1953 October 24
    • Alamosa, where a trip into narrow gauge country began

    • The Alamosa Division headquarters and passenger station of the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad in Alamosa County, Colorado, is a two-story brick structure with overhanging hipped roof. It was built after the old frame building burned in 1907. The...
    • Alamosa (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--Alamosa--1930-1940.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Alamosa--1930-1940.; Railroads--Colorado--Alamosa--1930-1940.; Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • All of harps

    • View of harp switches at the Narrow Gauge Museum in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--Equipment & supplies--1950-1960.; Narrow Gauge Museum (Alamosa, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Equipment--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Galleries &...
    • [between 1950 and 1958]
    • Among the rocks

    • Two men fishing in South Platte River in Platte Canyon possibly near Glenisle, Colorado, reached via Colorado and Southern Railway; narrow gauge tracks rounding bend in canyon; two women seated beside stream, one man fishing from shore and another...
    • Glenisle (Colo.)--1900-1920.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1900-1920.; Fishing--Colorado--Jefferson County--1900-1920.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--Platte Canyon--1900-1920.; Colorado and Southern Railway.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Animas Canon

    • View of a narrow gauge Denver & Rio Grande Railroad train on a rocky ledge of the Highline, Silverton Branch near Rockwood in the Cańon del Rio de Las Animas and the Animas River (Las Animas River), La Plata County, Colorado. Shows rock...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company--1880-1890.; Animas Canyon (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Animas River (Colo. and N.M.)--1880-1890.; La Plata County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Canyons--Colorado--La Plata County--1880-1890.; Railroads--Colorado--La Plata...
    • [between 1880 and 1886?]
    • Animas Canon, D. & R.G. Ry.

    • View of a narrow gauge Denver & Rio Grande Railway double headed passenger train on a cliff by the Animas River in the Animas Gorge near Rockwood (La Plata County), Colorado. Shows rock formations and talus slopes.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company--1880-1890.; Animas Canyon (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Animas River (Colo. and N.M.)--1880-1890.; La Plata County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Canyons--Colorado--La Plata County--1880-1890.; Cliffs--Colorado--La Plata...
    • [between 1882 and 1886?]
    • Animas Canyon near Needleton, Colo.

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande Railroad narrow gauge steam locomotive no. 61, with a tender, gondola and freight car, stopped near Needleton (San Juan County), Colorado. Numbers and lettering on the freight car and gondola read: "4510" and "D [&]...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1890-1900.; San Juan County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--San Juan County--1890-1900.; Railroad employees--Colorado--San Juan County--1890-1900.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--San...
    • [ca. 1890]
    • Antonito, Colorado

    • View of the one-story modern log structure with low side gable, asphalt shingles, aluminum entry door and decorative shutters in Antonito, San Luis Valley, Conejos County, Colorado; sign on roof reads: "Narrow Gauge Curio and Gift Shop, Cafe,...
    • Antonito (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Stores & shops--Colorado--Antonito--1970-1980.
    • 1974
    • Approaching Duffield, Cripple Creek Short Line

    • Cripple Creek Short Line standard gauge tracks through mountainous terrain approaching Duffield, Colorado, signpost; Colorado Springs and Cripple Creek District Railway.
    • Duffield (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--1900-1920.; Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek District Railway.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Approaching Sapinero Canon of the Gunnison

    • Two men sit on rocks and fish in the Gunnison River, near the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, possibly near the town of Sapinero (Gunnison County), Colorado. Narrow gauge Denver and Rio Grande tracks are near the river. A bridge crosses a portion of...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1880-1900.; Gunnison County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Gunnison River (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Fishing--Colorado--Gunnison County--1880-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Gunnison County--1880-1900.;...
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Approaching the first tunnel, Canon of Grand River. Glenwood extension D.& R.G.R.R.

    • View of Denver & Rio Grande Railroad narrow gauge tracks and a tunnel beside the Colorado River in Glenwood Canyon on the "Glenwood extension" in Garfield County, Colorado. Shows tent and telegraph pole.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1880-1900.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1880-1900.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Glenwood Canyon (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Cliffs--Colorado--Garfield County--1880-1900.; Railroad...
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Approaching the first tunnel, Canon of the Grand River, Glenwood Extension D. & R.G.R.R.

    • View of Denver & Rio Grande Railroad narrow gauge tracks beside the Colorado River in Glenwood Canyon, Garfield County, Colorado. A tunnel is in the distance.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1880-1900.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1880-1900.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Glenwood Canyon (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Canyons--Colorado--Garfield County--1880-1900.; Railroad...
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Approaching the first tunnel, Canon of the Grand River, Glenwood Extension, D. & R.G.R.R.

    • View of Denver & Rio Grande Railroad narrow gauge tracks beside the Colorado River in Glenwood Canyon on the "Glenwood extension" (Garfield County), Colorado. Shows a sod-roof lean-to near a telegraph pole, trees, and a railroad tunnel through a...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1880-1900.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1880-1900.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Glenwood Canyon (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Canyons--Colorado--Garfield County--1880-1900.; Lean-tos--Colorado--Garfield...
    • [between 1886 and 1900]
    • Approaching the first tunnel, canon of the Grand River. Glenwood extension D.&.R.G.R.R.

    • View of the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad narrow gauge tracks on the Glenwood Extension, Glenwood Canyon, Garfield County, Colorado. Shows a sod-roof shelter near a telegraph pole, trees, a railroad tunnel through a rock formation, and white canvas...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1880-1890.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Glenwood Canyon (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Canyons--Colorado--Garfield County--1880-1890.; Railroad...
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Approaching the Summit of Rollins Pass, Atlantic Sloap [sic], Moffat Road

    • Denver and Salt Lake Railroad's Engine Number 102 with passenger coaches approaching summit of Rollins Pass, Colorado, on standard gauge Moffat Road; coming up eastern slope of Continental Divide.
    • Railroad passenger cars--Colorado--1900-1930.; Denver and Salt Lake Railroad Company.
    • [between 1904 and 1925]

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