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    • The Sangre de Cristos from Marshall Pass

    • View of the Sangre de Cristos mountains from Marshall Pass in Saguache County, Colorado. Shows a water tower and the tracks of the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Colorado coal mining

    • View shows rail cars on tracks at an unidentified coal loading station belonging to the Rocky Mountain Fuel Company, Colorado. Companies represented on the rail line include the Fort Worth and Denver City Railway, the Colorado and Southern Railway,...
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    • [between 1920 and 1940?]
    • Crystal River Valley from Red Mtn., Colo. Midland Ry.

    • Aerial view of Roaring Fork River & valley from Red Mountain near Carbondale, Colorado reached via Colorado Midland Railway; Denver & Rio Grande Railroad standard gauge track & timber-through-truss bridge crossing Roaring Fork River, foreground...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1900 and 1919]
    • Early town of Carbondale

    • View of Carbondale in Roaring Fork River Valley, Garfield County, Colorado includes wood frame residences, sheds, outhouses, brick and false front businesses. The Carbondale depot serving the Denver and Rio Grande and the Crystal River Railroad...
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    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Mollie Gibson mine

    • View shows the Mollie Gibson mine complex, train cars on the Colorado Midland railroad, and train cars on the Denver and Rio Grande railroad.
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    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • The Lioness near Minturn

    • View of the Lionshead (the Lioness), a rock formation northeast of Minturn (Eagle County), Colorado. Men stand by the wood frame Minturn train depot of the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company. Shows a steep slope and pine trees.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Mt. Sopris and Crystal River Valley, Colo. Midland Ry.

    • Aerial view of Roaring Fork River & valley from Red Mountain near Carbondale, Colorado reached via Colorado Midland Railway; Mount Sopris (elevation 12,823 feet), background; Denver & Rio Grande Railroad (Aspen branch through Carbondale) standard...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1900 and 1919]
    • Eagle M & M Co.

    • View shows the Eagle Mining and Milling Company in full production at the base of vertical cliffs, Eagle River Canyon, Eagle County, Colorado. Tracks of the Denver and Rio Grande railroad are on the canyon floor.
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    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Moffat Tunnel. East Portal 1951

    • A railroad track for the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad runs from the foreground back to the East Portal of the Moffat Tunnel on Rollins Pass in Gilpin County, Colorado. A small group of tents is in the foreground. Pine trees stand along the...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [1951?]
    • Moffat Tunnel. East Portal 1951

    • A railroad track for the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad runs from the foreground back to the East Portal of the Moffat Tunnel on Rollins Pass in Gilpin County, Colorado. A small group of tents is in the foreground. Pine trees stand along the...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [1951?]
    • Clarendon Hotel, Leadville

    • The three-story Clarendon Hotel and the two-story brick building next door at 300 Harrison Avenue comprise this view of Leadville (Lake County), Colorado. The Clarendon has a bracketed cornice, awnings, storefront windows, and signs for the...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • 1881
    • The Royal Gorge

    • Distant view of the suspended railroad trestle in Royal Gorge, Colorado, taken from track-level; track curves slightly as it approaches the trestle, flanked by steep granite walls; the Arkansas River, running parallel to the track at left, is not...
    • Rose & Hopkins.
    • [between 1886 and 1901]
    • 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]
    • Silverton Depot

    • Exterior view of the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad depot in Silverton, Colorado, looking southwest. This one-story, frame, gable roofed structure has a brick chimney and brackets under the eaves and in the end gable. The peak of the end gable has a...
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    • Royal Gorge from the top

    • View into Royal Gorge, Colorado, looking west; shows Arkansas River and Denver and Rio Grande railroad track in bottom of steep, vertical canyon.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [1906 or 1907]
    • The Royal Gorge

    • View of the Royal Gorge, Colorado, from railroad bed at base; railroad track and suspended trestle at right (three rails for standard and narrow gauge, Denver & Rio Grande Railway).
    • Rose & Hopkins.
    • [between 1886 and 1901]
    • The Royal Gorge

    • View from base of the Royal Gorge, Colorado; railroad bed and Arkansas River in foreground (three rails for standard and narrow gauge, Denver and Rio Grande Railway); suspended trestle in background.
    • Rose & Hopkins.
    • [between 1886 and 1901]
    • Suspension Bridge, Royal Gorge

    • View of Denver & Rio Grande Suspension Bridge and standard gauge track with third rail for narrow gauge in Royal Gorge, Colorado; third rail abandoned in 1911; copy glass plate attributed to L.C.McClure.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1890 and 1911]
    • Denver and Rio Grande Depot at Alamosa, Colorado, May 1893

    • The Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Depot in Alamosa, Colorado, is a two-story wood fram Victorian structure with intersecting gables with decorative aprons, cresting roof, octagonal shingles, bracketed overhanging lower eave, and clapboard siding...
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    • 1893
    • Silverton Depot

    • Exterior view of the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad depot in Silverton, Colorado, looking southwest. The one-story, frame, gable roofed structure has a gable has a round window and sign: "Silverton." Under the sign, the letter "W" is painted on the...
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    • The Royal Gorge

    • View of the Royal Gorge, Colorado, from railroad bed at base of canyon; railroad tracks at right (three rails for standard and narrow gauge, Denver & Rio Grande Railway), suspended trestle in distance; Arkansas River visible at left.
    • Rose & Hopkins.
    • [between 1886 and 1901]
    • Silverton Depot

    • Exterior view of the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad depot in Silverton, Colorado, looking west. This one-story, frame, gable roof structure has a brick chimney, brackets under the eaves, and an end gable. The peak of the end gable has a round window...
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    • Pike's Peak from Papetown [sic]

    • View of Pikes Peak (elevation 14,110 feet) from Papeton (formerly Curtis), Colorado, northeast of Colorado Springs; original site named Curtis by W.W. Curtis who opened Curtis Coal Mine, relocated & renamed Papeton by striking coal miners in 1903...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1903 and 1910]
    • Durango, Colo.

    • Aerial view of the town of Durango, Colorado, in La Plata County; shows tracks of Denver & Rio Grande Western and depot at edge of town.
    • Roach, Otto.
    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • Pike's Peak from Papetown [sic]

    • View of Pikes Peak and Papeton (formerly Curtis), Colorado, northeast of Colorado Springs; original site named Curtis by W.W. Curtis who opened Curtis Coal Mine, relocated & renamed Papeton by striking coal miners in 1903 after their leader, John...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1903 and 1910]
    • Fraser

    • A train on the Denver and Rio Grande Western line make its way through a snowbound Fraser, Colorado. A false front building is in the background.
    • Hanesa, Ed.
    • April 23, 1933
    • No. 7 ore-cars D.& R.G.R.R., Creede, Colo.

    • Ore cars of the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad extend over the tracks in the town of Creede, Colorado, in Mineral County. Wood-frame residences and commercial storefronts parallel the tracks. Railroad buildings and machinery are among the tracks....
    • Pascoe Photography.
    • [1895?]
    • The Royal Gorge

    • View of the Royal Gorge, Colorado, from railroad bed at base of canyon; tracks at left (three rails for standard and narrow gauge, Denver & Rio Grande Railway), Arkansas River at right; suspended trestle in distance.
    • Rose & Hopkins.
    • [between 1886 and 1901]
    • Colorado Fuel & Iron Company, Pueblo

    • The Colorado Fuel & Iron Company in Pueblo, Colorado, was created in 1892 to produce iron and steel for use in continuing the narrow gauge Denver & Rio Grande Railway from Pueblo to Canon City. Smoke pours from two smokestacks in the left...
    • Collier, Joseph.
    • [between 1892 and 1910?]
    • Claredon Hotel, Leadville

    • Exterior view of the three-story Clarendon Hotel and the two- story brick building next door at 300 Harrison Avenue in Leadville, Colorado. The Clarendon features clapboard siding, bracketed cornice, striped awnings, first-floor storefronts with...
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    • [1881]
    • Into the depths of Royal Gorg [sic], Florence, Cañon City & Royal Gorge Ry.

    • View into Royal Gorge, Colorado looking onto Arkansas River and Denver and Rio Grande railroad tracks with third rail; shows steep, vertical canyon walls. The Florence, Cañon City and Royal Gorge Railway was a proposed electric street railway...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [1906 or 1907]
    • Replica of early Alamosa, Colo. D&RG depot in City Park

    • A replica of an early Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Depot is in City Park in Alamosa, Colorado and houses the Alamosa County Chamber of Commerce. The depot is a two-story wood frame building with clapboard siding, wainscot, steeply pitched gable...
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    • [between 1970 and 1974?]
    • Denver & Rio Grande Railroad, Silverton branch

    • A passenger train of the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad stops on a rocky cliff near Silverton in southwestern Colorado to allow passengers to step from of the train to view the ravine.
    • Collier, Joseph.
    • [between 1875 and 1900?]
    • State bridge, Alamosa, Colo.

    • The flat concrete state bridge crosses a wide Rio Grande River near Alamosa in Alamosa County, Colorado, before the river water was trapped for irrigation. Wood frame house, barns, sheds, and brick commercial buildings are across the river. The...
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    • [1906]
    • Castle Rock on the D. & R.G.R.R.

    • View of Denver & Rio Grande Railroad engine 4-6-0 number 1006 with passenger train heading south from station at Castle Rock, Colorado; Engine Class T-31, made by Baldwin in 1902, renumbered in 1908 to engine number 756, dismantled in March, 1926;...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1902 and 1908]
    • Chicago White Sox in Royal Gorge

    • Uniformed baseball team members of the Chicago White Sox pose at Hanging Bridge, in the Royal Gorge of the Arkansas River, Fremont County, Colorado, with a Denver and Rio Grande Railroad locomotive and men in suits.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • 1910
    • Durango - narrow gauge capital of the world

    • Durango's train depot is on the Denver & Rio Grande line in La Plata County, Colorado. The clapboard building has front and side gables, chimneys, and a bay. The tracks of the railroad are in the foreground.
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    • [1953?]
    • 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...
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    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Durango Roundhouse

    • Steam locomotive #499 and U.S. Army diesel locomotive #4700N of the Rio Grande Raillroad are stopped at the turntable at Durango, Colorado in La Plata County. The steam engine has a snowplow attached to the front of it. Steam locomotive #497 and a...
    • Miller, Neal, photographer.
    • 1955 May 15
    • Labor strike

    • Colorado National Guard Troop D, during the Western Federation of Miners labor strike, pose on horseback in front of railroad train cars in Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado. Painted on freight car: "D. & R. G. 1446."
    • Yelton, Edgar A.
    • 1903
    • Castle Rock, Colo.

    • Train station at Castle Rock, Colorado, with train pulling into Denver and Rio Grande Railroad's stone depot; shows residences across from station and rock formation Castle Rock.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Alamosa 1907

    • The Denver and Rio Grande Railroad yards in Alamosa, Colorado are wood frame false fronts from Sixth Street to the Rio Grande River in the background. A few rooming houses and saloons are on Sixth Street between Hunt and Denver streets, which...
    • Davis, O. T.
    • 1907

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