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    • 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
    • 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 - 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 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Train in snow shed on Marshall Pass, Col.

    • Men pose in an interior view of a timber supported snow shed on Marshall Pass in Saguache County, Colorado. Men wear suits and hats and stand beside Denver & Rio Grande tracks and an engine. Engine number "421" reads "Baldwin Locomotive Works,...
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    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • 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?]
    • Grand Canon, Colo.

    • View of the the Royal Gorge in Fremont County, Colorado shows the Arkansas River flanked by steep canyon walls. Denver and Rio Grande Railroad tracks are at the edge of the river.
    • Kilburn Brothers.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Ouray, Colo.

    • View west on Eighth (8th) Avenue, Ouray County, Ouray, Colorado, of a street crowded with teams of horses and mules hitched to wagons loaded for the mines. The Denver & Rio Grande Railroad depot and trains show across the Uncompahgre River in...
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    • 1892
    • 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?]
    • Toltec Gorge, D.& R.G.R.R., U.S.A.

    • View of a Denver and Rio Grande Railroad engine on a trestle in Toltec Gorge in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico. Men pose beside the engine or on steep rock walls.
    • Kilburn, B. W. (Benjamin West), 1827-1909.
    • 1890
    • 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?]
    • Snowshovellers, Silverton R.R. Colo.

    • Men pose with shovels near snowbanks on Silverton Railroad tracks at a depot in either Ouray County or San Juan County, Colorado. Men wear suits or vests, watch chains, hats, and sunglasses and stand next to a Denver and Rio Grande railroad car and...
    • Bromfield & Gilbert.
    • [between 1892 and 1898?]
    • 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
    • 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]
    • 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
    • Palmer Lake, Colo.

    • View northwest across Palmer Lake, Palmer Lake, El Paso County, Colorado, shows the Denver & Rio Grande depot, water tank, water fountain in middle of lake and a boat gazebo.
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    • July 4, 1893
    • 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]
    • 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?]
    • 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 [&]...
    • Carpenter, W. J., photographer.
    • [ca. 1890]
    • Ouray, Colo.

    • Excursionists sit under a tree, near Ouray, Ouray County, Colorado. A combination Denver and Rio Grande freight and passenger train is in the background.
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    • [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
    • 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
    • Ouray, Colo.?

    • A group of excursionists stand beside a Denver and Rio Grande passenger car near Ouray, Ouray County, Colorado.
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    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Toltec Tunnel, D. & R.G.R.R. No. 465

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande Railroad tracks in an entrance to the Toltec Tunnel on the San Juan Extension, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico. Shows telegraph poles and light snow on hillsides.
    • W. H. Lawrence & Co.
    • [between 1890 and 1892?]
    • 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
    • Salida station

    • People at the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Depot in Salida, Chaffee County, Colorado, include porters in white uniforms, women in flowered hats, and men in suits. The crowd attends a speaker waving his arm. Men sit on the gabled roofs of the...
    • Meigs.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Railroad workers, Salida, Colorado

    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad workers pose in Salida, Chaffee County, Colorado, in soiled bib overalls, suspenders and suits. They wear duster, knit, and billed hats; one holds a dog; another mimes playing a violin with bits of wood.
    • Jackson, Virgil G.
    • [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
    • North from near Poncha

    • Men stand near a Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company train on Poncha Pass near Poncha Springs (Chaffee County), Colorado. A dirt road is nearby.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Teller County mining

    • View shows the "Gold Coin M. & L. Co." mill building, "The Woods Investment Co.," a Denver and Rio Grande railroad car, horses, carriages, and dogs in Teller County, Colorado.
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    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • 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?]
    • Denver & Rio Grande roundhouse in Gunnison, Colorado

    • A railroad engine is parked just inside of the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company ten stall roundhouse in Gunnison (Gunnison County), Colorado. The roundhouse is a single story brick building with smoke stacks and railroad tracks that lead out...
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • 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?]
    • 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?]
    • 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, rock formations and trees.
    • Hook, W. E. (William Edward), 1833-1908.
    • [between 1891 and 1897?]
    • 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
    • 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]
    • 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?]
    • 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]
    • 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?]
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Station, Salida, Colorado

    • The Denver and Rio Grande Railroad depot in Salida, Chaffee County, Colorado is an ashlar stone building with a hipped roof with flared eaves, a dormer, and chimneys. A horse-drawn merchant's wagon with lettering: "Denver & Rio Grande Express" is...
    • Meigs.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • 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
    • 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?]

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