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  • All fields: Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1890-1900.
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    • Palmer Lake

    • View of Palmer Lake, El Paso County, Colorado, shows a horse grazing on the shore, a boat on the lake, a Denver & Rio Grande railroad locomotive and depot, and Hanks Livery & Feed Stable.
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    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • 14th Street Viaduct - Denver, Colorado

    • Shows work crews resting on the nearly completed 14th (Fourteenth) Street viaduct in Denver, Colorado. Pedestrians and a bicyclist are on the bridge. The bridges for Colorado and Southern, Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe, and Denver & Rio Grande...
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    • 1899 May 26
    • 14th Street Viaduct Construction

    • Workmen adjust a pulley and rope system attached to a long wooden pole embedded into a dry part of Cherry Creek, possibly a support system. Other men stand on the support beams and the rock wall. Bridges for the Denver & Rio Grande and Atchison,...
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    • 1899 February 15
    • 14th Street Viaduct Construction

    • Workmen adjust a pulley and rope system, attached to a long wooden pole embedded into the Cherry Creek river bed, possibly a support system. Other men stand on the support beams and spectators stand on the rock retainer wall. Bridges for the Denver...
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    • 1899 February 15
    • 14th Street Viaduct Construction

    • Spectators stand on the side of the 14th Street Viaduct in Denver, Colorado, under construction. Shows Denver City Hall, located on 14th Street, and A.T.& S.F. and Denver & Rio Grande railway bridges over Cheery Creek in the background. Cranes and...
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    • 1899 February 18
    • 14th Street Viaduct Construction

    • View of the construction yard for the 14th (Fourteenth) Street Viaduct. Shows cranes, pulley, materials, the unfinished bridge, and Colorado and Southern and Denver & Rio Grande railroad bridges over Cherry Creek. Shows railroad box cars in the...
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    • 1899 January 20
    • Survey Crew at the 14th Street Viaduct

    • Shows a survey team with survey equipment on the 14th (Fourteenth) Street viaduct in Denver, Colorado. The viaduct began at 14th and Wazee and ended at 14th and Platte Street. Colorado and Southern and Denver and Rio Grande Railroad bridges and...
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    • 1899 May 26
    • 14th Street Viaduct Construction

    • Workmen construct the 14th (Fourteenth) Street Viaduct in Denver, Colorado. Shows Cherry Creek, pulleys, cranes and a small portable coal engine with wheels. The Denver City Hall, the Denver Wire and Ironworks Co., Congregation of Shomro Amunoh,...
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    • 1898 September 3
    • Train, Las Animas Canyon

    • View of the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad, Highline, Silverton Branch, near Rockwood in the Canyon of the Rio Las Animas (Animas Gorge) La Plata County, Colorado. A narrow gauge engine with freight cars, a work car and a caboose is stopped on a...
    • Carpenter, W. J., photographer.
    • [ca. 1890]
    • Garfield's Peak, D. & R.G. Ry., Elk Park, near Silverton, Colo.

    • Men pose on and near a narrow-gage Denver & Rio Grand Railroad train stopped along the Animas River in Elk Park (San Juan County), Colorado. The consist includes freight cars, passenger cars and a luggage car. Mount Garfield is in the distance.
    • Carpenter, W. J., photographer.
    • [ca. 1890]
    • One Mile Below Royal Gorge

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande Railroad tracks and the Arkansas River near Royal Gorge in Fremont County, Colorado. Steep canyon walls are near the river.
    • Hubbell, Royal, 1860-1932.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Royal Gorge, Grand Canyon of the Arkansas

    • View of the Royal Gorge on the Arkansas River in Fremont County, Colorado. Shows the Hanging Bridge and Denver and Rio Grande Railroad tracks. Three rails and a stone retaining wall are seen alongside the steep granitic walls of the canyon.
    • Strohmeyer & Wyman.
    • 1894
    • Royal Gorge, Grand Canyon of the Arkansas, Colorado

    • A Denver and Rio Grande Railroad steam engine and passenger train crosses the Arkansas river on Hanging Bridge in the Royal Gorge in Fremont County, Colorado. A stone retaining wall is along the Arkansas River beside three rail tracks. The steep...
    • Strohmeyer & Wyman.
    • 1898
    • Hanging Bridge, Royal Gorge

    • View of the Denver and Rio Grande railroad Hanging Bridge over the Arkansas River in Royal Gorge in Fremont County, Colorado. The bridge is constructed of steel plate girders with reinforcement from two cross beams and cables from above.
    • Hook, W. E. (William Edward), 1833-1908.
    • [between 1891 and 1897?]
    • Hanging Bridge

    • View of the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Hanging Bridge in the Royal Gorge on the Arkansas River in Fremont County, Colorado. Shows a stone retaining wall and steep granitic canyon walls.
    • Beecher, H. N.
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    • Royal Gorge, Grand Canyon of the Arkansas, Colorado, U.S.A.

    • View of the Hanging Bridge and the Arkansas River in the Royal Gorge in Fremont County, Colorado. Shows the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad line with three rails and a stone retaining wall. The snow-covered granitic walls of the canyon are beside...
    • Strohmeyer & Wyman.
    • 1898
    • Royal Gorge Grand Canyon of the Arkansas

    • View of Hanging Bridge in the Royal Gorge, Fremont County, Colorado. Shows Denver and Rio Grande Railroad three rail tracks beside the Arkansas River. The steel plate girder bridge is suspended by two cables from cross beams installed into the...
    • Strohmeyer & Wyman.
    • 1894
    • Royal Gorge

    • View of the Arkansas River at the entrance to the Royal Gorge in Fremont County, Colorado. Shows the combination standard and narrow gauge Denver and Rio Grande railroad tracks flanked by steep canyon walls.
    • Hook, W. E. (William Edward), 1833-1908.
    • [between 1891 and 1897]
    • Royal Gorge

    • View of the entrance to the Royal Gorge in Fremont County, Colorado. Shows Denver and Rio Grande Railroad tracks beside the Arkansas River. A sign that reads: "Gorge," is beside a pair of combined standard and narrow gauge tracks.
    • Hook, W. E. (William Edward), 1833-1908.
    • [between 1890 and 1897]
    • Looking down from lower entrance of Royal Gorge

    • View from the lower entrance of the the Royal Gorge on the Arkansas River in Fremont County, Colorado shows steep granitic canyon walls with Denver and Rio Grande Railroad tracks beside the river.
    • Hubbell, Royal, 1860-1932.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Royal Gorge

    • Men, women, and children sit and stand on a rock face and in a fissure in the Royal Gorge in Fremont County, Colorado. The well-dressed members of a Denver and Rio Grande Railroad excursion wear fancy hats, long dresses and suits and hats.
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    • 1897 Aug. 7
    • Canyon of the Arkansas

    • People pose on the edge of the Royal Gorge in Fremont County, Colorado. Shows the Arkansas River and Denver and Rio Grande railroad tracks. Mountains are in the distance.
    • Beecher, H. N.
    • [1896?]
    • Tenderfoot. 534. Salida, Colo.

    • Tenderfoot Hill is the backdrop for the Monte Cristo Hotel in Salida, Chaffee County, Colorado. The hotel has a faceted tower and mansard roof; the Denver and Rio Grande depot has a gable roof with flared eaves. An engine, coal and freight car have...
    • Meigs.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • In Eagle River Canon

    • Men pose by a Denver and Rio Grande engine and the Eagle River at the Belden Mine in Eagle County, Colorado.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Burro Train, Ouray, Colo., U. S. A.

    • View of Cascade Trail above Ouray, Ouray County, Colorado, and a pack train. The Denver & Rio Grande Depot is beyond houses and businesses below.
    • Kilburn, B. W. (Benjamin West), 1827-1909.
    • 1890
    • Marshall Pass, Colorado

    • Panoramic view of Mount Ouray, Marshall Pass and the town of Shirley (Chaffee County) Colorado. Narrow gauge Denver and Rio Grande trains ascend Marshall Pass; another arrives at Shirley, a small settlement of wood frame buildings.
    • Detroit Photographic Co.
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    • Engine 163 at Chama

    • Two men pose by locomotive number 163 of the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad outside the depot at Chama, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico. Shows a bell smokestack, a light, and "163," and "Denver & Rio Grande" painted on the engine.
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    • [1886?]
    • Cimarron

    • View of Cimarron (Montrose County), Colorado. Shows water tower near Denver & Rio Grande Railway tracks, depot, Cimarron River and residences.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1883 and 1891?]
    • Canon of the Grand

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande railroad tracks beside the Colorado River in Glenwood Canyon in Garfield County, Colorado. Shows steep canyon walls, rock formations and trees.
    • Hook, W. E. (William Edward), 1833-1908.
    • [between 1891 and 1897?]
    • Canon of the Grand

    • A view of the Colorado River in Glenwood Canyon in Garfield County, Colorado, taken from the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad track. Shows vertical cliffs with piles of talus below. A telegraph pole is seen along the river.
    • Hook, W. E. (William Edward), 1833-1908.
    • [between 1891 and 1897?]
    • Canon of the Grand

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande railroad tracks beside the Colorado River in Glenwood Canyon in Garfield County, Colorado. Shows steep canyon walls and a telegraph pole beside the tracks.
    • Hook, W. E. (William Edward), 1833-1908.
    • [between 1891 and 1897?]
    • Canon of the Grand

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande railroad tracks beside the Colorado River in Glenwood Canyon in Garfield County, Colorado. Shows steep canyon walls and rock formations.
    • Hook, W. E. (William Edward), 1833-1908.
    • [between 1890 and 1897?]
    • Canon of the Grand

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande railroad tracks beside the Colorado River in Glenwood Canyon in Garfield County, Colorado. Shows steep canyon walls and rock formations.
    • Hook, W. E. (William Edward), 1833-1908.
    • [between 1890 and 1897?]
    • Canon of the Grand

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande railroad tracks beside the Colorado River in Glenwood Canyon in Garfield County, Colorado. Shows steep canyon walls with piles of talus along the railroad grade.
    • Hook, W. E. (William Edward), 1833-1908.
    • [between 1891 and 1897?]
    • Vapor cave near Glenwood Springs

    • View of a wooden walkway and a brick bathhouse on the Colorado River in Glenwood Canyon near Glenwood Springs (Garfield County), Colorado. Stairs lead up to Denver & Rio Grande Railroad Company tracks. Shows a man near the walkway and a road...
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    • 1898 May 15
    • Vapor baths and canon above Glenwood

    • View of a vapor bath bathhouse on the Colorado River in Glenwood Canyon (Garfield County), Colorado. Shows a wooden walkway from the bath house and Denver and Rio Grande railroad tracks.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1892 and 1900]
    • Vapor cave at Glenwood

    • View of a brick bathhouse on the Colorado River in Glenwood Canyon, Garfield County, Colorado; wooden steps lead up to Denver & Rio Grande railroad tracks. A sign on the vapor cave reads: "Attendants allowed [to] receive money [for] baths. Buy...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1892 and 1900]
    • D. & R. G. Depot, Colorado Springs

    • Transfer stagecoaches, carriages, surreys, and delivery wagons wait in the Denver and Rio Grande depot yard for passengers and freight from the train, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. The stone depot has a side gable roof with dormers...
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    • 1896
    • Phantom Curve

    • A group of men and women stand on Denver and Rio Grande railroad tracks and look at rock formations near Phantom Curve, Conejos County, Colorado.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1893 and 1900?]
    • Rock formation

    • View of rock formations near Phantom Curve in Conejos County, Colorado. Shows Denver and Rio Grande railroad tracks and a valley in the distance.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Creede proper, looking down

    • The town of Creede, Colorado, in Mineral County, is situated in a steep, rocky canyon. The tracks of the Denver & Rio Grande wind through the town. Buildings in the town include one-story buildings with flat roofs and gables. Trees grow on the...
    • Goodman, Charles, d. 1912.
    • 1892
    • Creede, D. & R.G.R.R.

    • Log and frame buildings with gabled roofs or false fronts are near a street and Denver & Rio Grande Railroad tracks in Creede (Mineral County), Colorado. Men stand on railroad tracks, and a horse-drawn carriage is beside a nearby store. Commercial...
    • Pascoe, Elmer E.
    • [between 1891 and 1892?]
    • R.R. Depot, Jimtown, Colo.

    • Men sit on top of a train, on a timber sidewalk, or near a passenger train and Denver & Rio Grande Railroad tracks at a railroad depot in Creede (Mineral County), Colorado. Supplies and belongings stacked on the sidewalk include a mattress, wooden...
    • Hilton, E. F.
    • [1892?]
    • The first D&RG train arriving in Creede

    • Men and boys sit or stand on a train, or in a crowd on the timber platform beside a Denver & Rio Grande Railroad passenger train, the first to arrive in Creede (Mineral County), Colorado. Shows horse teams and wagons near the train, timber...
    • Hilton, E. F.
    • 1892 February
    • Cripple Creek, Colo. first train into the "great gold camp"

    • View of the first train into Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado. Shows Denver and Rio Grande locomotive 39, a baggage car and passenger cars surrounded by a crowd of people. Mine buildings are on the hillsides. Horse-drawn carriages and piles...
    • Gillen, William J., photographer.
    • 1894 July 1
    • Denver viaduct from D&RG track to Wewatta St.

    • A man stands near a portion of the 14th (Fourteenth) Street Viaduct construction site between Wewatta Street and the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company (D&RG) tracks in Denver, Colorado. The 16th (Sixteenth) Street Viaduct is nearby.
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    • November 18, 1898
    • Denver and Rio Grande passenger train at Denver Union Station

    • View of a Denver and Rio Grande Passenger train stopped at Union Station in Denver, Colorado. The train's steam locomotive is examined by railroad employees and well dressed men. Shows one end of the Railroad Gothic Style building constructed of...
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    • [between 1891and 1894?]
    • Conductors special train in Eagle River Canon, D. & R.G. Ry.

    • Denver & Rio Grande Railroad Locomotive number 507 pulls a passenger train beside the Eagle River in Eagle River Canon, Eagle County, Colorado. Head frames and mining structures are located on the steep rock faces of the canyon walls. Gilman and...
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    • 1897 May 9
    • Minturn, Colo

    • Minturn, Eagle County, Colorado, consists of frame dwellings and outbuildings, dusted in snow. The Eagle River and tracks of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad are in the foreground; foothills are in the background.
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    • [between 1890 and 1900?]

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