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    • Denver Zephyr: An open switch did this.

    • View of the damaged Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad "Denver Zephyr" after being hit broadside by an oncoming D. & R. G. W. locomotive on November 20, 1936.
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    • 1936 November 20
    • Looking north from 3 throw switch S. of depot

    • View of the Colorado and Southern railroad depot in Breckenridge, Colorado. A three way switch is in the foreground, splitting a single railroad track into three. A passenger coach sits on the left spur, followed by a freight car. A smoking engine...
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    • 1917
    • 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?]
    • Narrow Gauge Museum

    • View of a three-way switch at "Mears Junction" in the yard at the Narrow Gauge Museum in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. Shows a freight car and motorized section car on a spur. A caboose on blocks beside the tracks has a sign that reads:...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1954
    • Snow shed, Alpine Pass

    • A long snow shed covers the main line of the Denver, South Park & Pacific Railroad in front of the stone engine house at Alpine Pass, about a quarter of a mile west of the Alpine Tunnel, on the border of Chaffee and Gunnison counties in Colorado....
    • Collier, Joseph.
    • [1882?]
    • Looking south from near depot

    • Looking south from the Colorado and Southern railroad depot in Breckenridge, Colorado, shows a three way switch joining three railroad tracks into one. A freight car to the left has "C & S" lettered on it, as do ore and freight cars to the right;...
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    • 6/30/17
    • Switch back

    • A view of Colorado Central railroad tracks near Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado shows a switch back on the side of a mountain.
    • Weitfle, Charles, 1836-
    • [between 1878 and 1890?]
    • Pueblo flood, D & RG switch engine no. 605

    • View of the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad yard after a flood in Pueblo, Colorado. A railroad switch engine sits surrounded by rubble and debris near overturned passenger cars. Men work near a temporary railroad trestle or bridge with a...
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    • 1921
    • D&RGW, Mears Jct, Colo. wyeing 497, Mears Jct, fr. west switch.

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western locomotive 497 (2-8-2), with a push snowplow, vents smoke by a derail sign at Mears Junction (Chaffee County), Colorado. Shows a man, a bridge, snow, and a semaphore switch.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1950 February 16
    • Railroad construction at Lowry

    • Work Projects Administration (WPA) railroad construction workers in overalls and fedoras stand on rails at a switch on railroad tracks near Lowry Air Force Base in the Lowry Field neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. A construction crane hoists...
    • United States. Federal Works Agency. Photographic Section.
    • [1941]
    • Climax, Colo., switch panel no. 2 mill

    • View of switch panel with "General Electric" labels inside the Climax Molybdenum Company mine, No.2 mill, in Climax, Lake County, Colorado.
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    • [1930?]
    • At new east switch Dotsero

    • "At new east switch, Dotsero," Eagle or Garfield County, Colorado, shows the Denver and Rio Grande Western railroad tracks to Glenwood Springs.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1925 and 1929]
    • Stub harp switch in R.G.S. yards @ Ridgway

    • View of a stub type harp switch in the Rio Grande Southern railroad yard in Ridgway (Ouray County), Colorado. Men work near a railroad building and a work train with a caboose, boxcar and flat car with a load of rail.
    • Trout, George A.
    • 1951 September 1
    • Showing east Switch Luke

    • "Showing east Switch Luke. Material dumped by contractor in foreground," Eagle or Garfield County, Colorado, along the Denver and Rio Grande Western railroad tracks to Glenwood Springs.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1925 and 1929]
    • CZ westbound East switch Grand Valley

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western engine #601 pulls the California Zephyr westbound at the east switch in the Grand Valley, in Mesa County, Colorado.
    • Roach, Otto.
    • 1949 Mar. 14
    • Colorado Midland Depot

    • The Colorado Midland Depot in New Castle, Garfield County, Colorado, is a one-story frame building with a gabled entry and wide, bracketed eaves. Businesses and rocky hills are in the background; railroad tracks are in the foreground. A baggage...
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    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Clear Creek and Gilpin Tunnel Mine

    • Interior view of the Clear Creek and Gilpin Tunnel Mine (Corporation of American Mines) in Dumont (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Miners pose near mine cars and tracks, some hold carbide lamps. A man in a sweater, jodhpurs and a cap is near an ore...
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    • [between 1925 and 1930?]
    • Jennings Hotel

    • Men and women pose beside the Jennings Hotel (Graymont Hotel) in Graymont (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Men wear suits and stand near women in dresses who sit sidesaddle on horseback beside the frame and log hotel building. A sign on the gabled,...
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    • [between 1884 and 1889?]
    • Industries construction equipment scene near Alameda looking west

    • Workmen on horseback drive teams of horses toward the Alameda Avenue subway construction site in Denver, Colorado. Railroad tracks and a sign that reads: "The Call Automatic Switch Company" are nearby.
    • Lillybridge, Charles S., 1849-1935.
    • [1909]
    • San Luis Valley Southern Ry. 2-8-0 #106 San Acacio, Colo.

    • Smoke rises from a San Luis Valley Southern Railway locomotive #106 stopped on tracks in San Acacio (Costilla County), Colorado. The train is beside a water tank and a switch. A railroad worker stands beside the locomotive. The Sangre de Cristo...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1955
    • Clear Creek and Gilpin Tunnel Mine

    • Interior view of the Clear Creek and Gilpin Tunnel Mine (Corporation of American Mines) in Dumont (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Miners pose near ore cars and track switches; some hold carbide lamps. A man in coveralls stands with his hand on a...
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    • [between 1925 and 1930?]
    • Industries construction scene during building Alameda subway

    • A workman drives a horse-drawn grader at the Alameda Avenue underpass construction site in Denver, Colorado. Another man stands nearby. A sign that reads: "The Call Automatic Switch Company" is on a nearby building.
    • Lillybridge, Charles S., 1849-1935.
    • [1909]
    • Industries construction scene at Alameda subway looking west

    • Workmen pose at the Alameda Avenue underpass construction site in Denver, Colorado. Other men use horse-drawn graders to level the ground nearby. A sign on a building in the distance reads: "The Call Automatic Switch Company".
    • Lillybridge, Charles S., 1849-1935.
    • [1909]
    • Ceremony at Moffat Filter Plant

    • Mayor Benjamin Stapleton and Denver Water Commissioner Richard Wensley hold the switch mechanism to a sluice gate near the Moffat Filter Plant in Lakewood (Jefferson County), Colorado. Other men, photographers with cameras, and two women stand...
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    • [1937 August 20]
    • Construction of railroad bridge on W. Alameda Avenue

    • View of Alameda underpass construction in Denver, Colorado; shows excavation, horse, men, railroad tracks, and a business with sign: "The Call Automatic Switch Co."
    • Lillybridge, Charles S., 1849-1935.
    • [1909 or 1910]
    • Tramway thru east gate Colo St. Prison

    • Rough stone walls at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, have a faceted frame guard tower at the center, next to an arched opening. Pipe railings top the wall, railroad tracks pass through it, and an ore car is in the background. A man...
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    • 1934
    • Sheffield & Tionesta Ry. 2-6-0 #6 Sheffield, Pa.

    • Smoke rises from Sheffield & Tionesta Railway locomotive #6 with an open gondola car at a switch in Sheffield (Warren County), Pennsylvania. Trees, clapboard sided buildings and a house with a gable roof are beside the railroad tracks.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1941 June 16
    • 3220 Hotel Monte Christo Salida, Colo.

    • The Hotel Monte Christo in Salida, Chaffee County, Colorado, is a three-story frame building with mansard roofs and half-timbering. A faceted tower is at the center; wide eaves shelter the ground floor, and tracks of the Denver and Rio Grande...
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    • [between 1883 and 1890?]
    • Boyer valley, Ia., signal tower "G" near Dunlap

    • View of a Chicago & North Western Railway Company track and switch near Dunlap (Harrison County), Iowa. A man is in a wooden building that reads "G" near a tower and signal lights. Wooden rail fences and telegraph poles are beside cultivated...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [1898?]
    • Industries - construction - scene at Alameda subway

    • View of Alameda underpass construction in Denver, Colorado; shows excavation, a dog, men working, horses, and a building with letters: "The Call Automatic Switch Co."
    • Lillybridge, Charles S., 1849-1935.
    • [1909 or 1910]
    • Exchange equipment, operating room

    • A row of operators work at a switch board at the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company exchange building in Fort Collins (Larimer County), Colorado. Plugs and cords are stretched over the work surface. The women sit on tall chairs and...
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    • 1914
    • Used on Xmas card

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western locomotive 318, with a tender and a caboose sit in a snow storm by a harp switch in Ouray County, Colorado; sheds and cliffs are to the sides.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1953 March 21
    • Sheffield & Tionesta Ry. 4-4-0 #11, Sheffield, Pa.

    • Smoke rises from Sheffield & Tionesta Railway locomotive #11, 4-4-0, in Sheffield (Warren County), Pennsylvania. The mixed train has tanker cars, a boxcar, a flatcar with lumber, and a passenger car. Shows snow on the ground, a track switch, and a...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1941 November 10

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