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  • All fields: Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.
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    • Stencil and painting, locomotive 50.

    • Exhibit held June 14 through August 31, 2013 at the Denver Public Library, Central Branch.
    • Railroads--Pictorial works.
    • February 4, 1964
    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Boom Car RGX-3337

    • Photograph of the several unidentified men in front of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Boom Car RGX-3337. The car functioned with D&RGW Derrick No. 27 from circa 1957 until 1997. The D&RGW's Salt Lake City car shops refitted the elegant...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1930-1940.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1935
    • San Miguel County Butterfly Mill and Mine at Ophir

    • View of the Butterfly Mine and Mill near Ophir (San Miguel County), Colorado. Boxcars from the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company (D&RGW) are nearby.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--San Miguel County--1930-1940.; Butterfly Mine (San Miguel County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; San Miguel County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--San Miguel County--1930-1940.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.
    • 1938
    • Colorado & Northwestern Locomotive #30.

    • Built in 1898, Locomotive No. 30 is the only surviving locomotive that operated on Boulder County's Switzerland Trail of America route. The locomotive and its tender also are associated with the Colorado & Southern and the Rio Grande Southern...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1998 May
    • D&RGW open platform observation "Glenwood Canon" at Burnham Yards for...

    • Men and women pose on the observation platform of the "Glenwood Canon" Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad passenger coach at Burnham Shops, Denver, Colorado. Ladies in bathing suits and top hats pose with lanterns.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Bathing beauties--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Railroad passenger cars--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    • 1927?
    • D&RGW open platform observation "Glenwood Canon" at Burnham Yards for...

    • Men and women pose on the observation platform of the "Glenwood Canon" Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad passenger coach at Burnham Shops, Denver, Colorado. Ladies in bathing suits and conductor's hats pose with lanterns.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Bathing beauties--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Railroad passenger cars--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    • 1927?
    • Main bridge below Ludlow - shotgun point to turn back train

    • UMWA coal miners sit by a bridge on Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks near Ludlow, Las Animas County, Colorado, while on strike against CF&I.
    • Colorado Fuel and Iron Company--Strikes--1910-1920.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1910-1920.; United Mine Workers of America--Strikes--1910-1920.; Coal Strike, Colo., 1913-1914.; Ludlow (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Coal...
    • [1913 or 1914]
    • D&RGW depot

    • Depot partly dismantled. Photographed: at Leadville, Colo., April 24, 1940.
    • Railroad stations--1940-1950.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1940.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Leadville.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.
    • 1940
    • CRI&P train, engine number 218 + additional diesel unit, engine type Ge U25B

    • Freight. Photographed: near Sedalia, Colo., 1960s, on Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad.
    • Locomotives--1960-1970.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1960-1970.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Sedalia.; Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Rail Road Co.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.
    • [1965 June]
    • Loco #3606 & freight D&RGW 3606, 2-8-8-2 simple articulated, northbound on D&RGW-ATSF...

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive 3606 approaching Sedalia, Colorado, northbound on the D&RGW / Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe joint line. Hay and chicken wire are piled above the headlamp.
    • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company--1930-1940.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1930-1940.; Sedalia (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Sedalia--1930-1940.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Sedalia--1930-1940.
    • 1930
    • Loco #3606 & freight D & RGW 3606, 2-8-8-2 simple articulated, northbound on D &...

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive 3606, approaching Sedalia, Colorado, northbound, on the D&RGW / Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe joint line. Hay and chicken wire are piled above the headlamp.
    • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company--1930-1940.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1930-1940.; Sedalia (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Sedalia--1930-1940.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Sedalia--1930-1940.
    • 1930
    • Moffat Railroad - East Portal

    • 26, 1928 when the first passenger train passed through it. (Moffat died in 1911 and thus never saw his dream become a reality.) The tunnel passed under James Peak and eliminated the 27-mile trip up the steep grade of Rollins Pass, effectively ...
    • Railroad tunnels--Colorado--Gilpin County--1950-1960.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Moffat Tunnel (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Passes (Landforms)--Colorado--1950-1960.; Railroads--Colorado--Gilpin County--1950-1960.; Tents--Colorado--Gilpin...
    • [1951?]
    • D&RGW 1507, 4-8-2, and westbound train #1, the "Scenic Limited" at Parkdale,...

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive number 1507 pulls the "Scenic Limited" passenger train at Parkdale, Fremont County, Colorado. A water tower, house, cattle pens, and outbuildings are to the sides.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1920-1930.; Parkdale (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Parkdale--1920-1930.; Railroads--Colorado--Parkdale--1920-1930.; Water towers--Colorado--Parkdale--1920-1930.
    • 1923?
    • Canon City about 1883

    • Looking northeast at Canon City, Colorado, the State Penitentiary is a complex of two-story stone buildings with gable roofs and a surrounding wall with corner towers. Tents and piles of ties are next to tracks of the Denver and Rio Grande Western...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.; Colorado State Penitentiary.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.
    • 1883
    • West Portal Moffat Tunnel

    • View of the narrow gauge tracks of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad at West Portal (also known as Idlewild and Winter Park), Colorado in Grand County.
    • West Portal (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--West Portal--1920-1930.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.
    • [1926 or 1927?]
    • Palmer Lake, Colo.

    • View of Palmer Lake (El Paso County), Colorado; shows a gazebo, residences, and a Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad train.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1890-1900.; Palmer Lake (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Palmer Lake--1890-1900.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Palmer Lake--1890-1900.; Railroads--Colorado--Palmer Lake--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Palmer Lake, Colo.

    • View of Palmer Lake (El Paso County), Colorado; shows a Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad train at the depot.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1890-1900.; Palmer Lake (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Palmer Lake--1890-1900.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Palmer Lake--1890-1900.; Railroads--Colorado--Palmer Lake--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • D&RGW kitchen galley for 4-36 seat diners built May 1927 by American Car & Foundry Co.

    • Interior view of a Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad dining car kitchen; shows a Black man in uniform, food trays with dinnerware and cutlery, and stainless steel cooking pots.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1920-1930.; African Americans--Employment--1920-1930.; Interiors--1920-1930.; Kitchens--1920-1930.; Railroad dining cars--1920-1930.; Railroad employees--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • D&RGW dining car one of four-36 seat diners built May 1927 by American Car & Foundry Co.

    • Interior view of a Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad dining car kitchen; shows men posing in uniform by stainless steel cooking pots, bins, sinks, faucets, and cabinets.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1920-1930.; Interiors--1920-1930.; Kitchens--1920-1930.; Railroad dining cars--1920-1930.; Railroad employees--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • D&RGW dining car galley - built May 1927 by American Car & Foundry Co.

    • Interior view of a Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad dining car kitchen; shows a man in chef uniform stirring a double boiler. He is surrounded by stainless steel pots, counters, cabinets, sinks, and faucets.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1920-1930.; Cookery--1920-1930.; Cooks--1920-1930.; Interiors--1920-1930.; Kitchens--1920-1930.; Railroad dining cars--1920-1930.; Railroad employees--1920-1930.
    • [between 1927 and 1930?]
    • Glenwood Canyon

    • View of Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks in Glenwood Canyon, Garfield County, Colorado.
    • Garfield County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.
    • October, 1930
    • Royal Gorge

    • Royal Gorge, Colorado; shows Hanging Bridge (center background) which originally supported only three-foot gauge track for narrow gauge; an outside third rail was laid to standard gauge in 1890 between Cañon City and Leadville. In 1911, inside...
    • Royal Gorge (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Bridges--Colorado--1890-1910.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.
    • [between 1890 and 1911]
    • Smuggler mine

    • View of the Smuggler mine working at full capacity and the Denver and Rio Grande railroad, Aspen (Pitkin County), Colorado.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Aspen--1910-1930.; Aspen (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Smuggler Mine (Pitkin County, Colo.)--1910-1930.; Mining--Colorado--Aspen--1910-1930.; Railroads--Colorado--Aspen--1910-1930.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • At Gypsum Passing Track, Station 2254

    • Two men stand on opposite sides of two sets of Denver and Rio Grande Western railroad track at Gypsum Passing Track, Station 2254, Eagle County, Colorado.
    • Eagle County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Eagle County--1920-1930.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.
    • [between 1920 and 1930]
    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Baggage-Railway Post Office Car No. 631

    • Interior photograph of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Baggage-Railway Post Office Car No. 631. The 1930 Baggage-Railway Post Office Car is one of the last three and sole surviving RPO car to operate on the D&RGW until the end of rail...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1999 April
    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Baggage-Express Car No. 732

    • The 1910 Baggage-Express Car provided baggage and express freight service as part of scheduled passenger train service. The car is the only known surviving car of the 700-series and the only baggage-express car built specifically for the Rio Grande...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1999 May
    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Baggage-Express Car No. 732

    • The 1910 Baggage-Express Car provided baggage and express freight service as part of scheduled passenger train service. The car is the only known surviving car of the 700-series and the only baggage-express car built specifically for the Rio Grande...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1999 May
    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Baggage-Express Car No. 732 plaque

    • The 1910 Baggage-Express Car provided baggage and express freight service as part of scheduled passenger train service. The car is the only known surviving car of the 700-series and the only baggage-express car built specifically for the Rio Grande...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1999 May
    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Baggage-Express Car No. 732 interior

    • Photograph of the interior of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Baggage-Express Car No. 732. The 1910 Baggage-Express Car provided baggage and express freight service as part of scheduled passenger train service. The car is the only known...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1999 May
    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Baggage-Railway Post Office Car No. 631

    • Exterior of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Baggage-Railway Post Office Car No. 631. The 1930 Baggage-Railway Post Office Car is one of the last three and sole surviving RPO car to operate on the D&RGW until the end of rail mail service...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1950 June
    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Baggage-Railway Post Office Car No. 631

    • Exterior of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Baggage-Railway Post Office Car No. 631. The 1930 Baggage-Railway Post Office Car is one of the last three and sole surviving RPO car to operate on the D&RGW until the end of rail mail service...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1950
    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Derrick no. 027

    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Derrick No. 027, built in 1923, operated for over 70 years as the centerpiece of work trains throughout the Rio Grande rail system. No. 027 is the oldest surviving derrick built for the D&RGW Railroad. The...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1994 November
    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Baggage-Railway Post Office Car No. 631

    • Exterior of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Baggage-Railway Post Office Car No. 631. The 1930 Baggage-Railway Post Office Car is one of the last three and sole surviving RPO car to operate on the D&RGW until the end of rail mail service...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1956 July 9
    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Baggage-Railway Post Office Car No. 631

    • Exterior of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Baggage-Railway Post Office Car No. 631. The 1930 Baggage-Railway Post Office Car is one of the last three and sole surviving RPO car to operate on the D&RGW until the end of rail mail service...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1999 April
    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Baggage-Railway Post Office Car No. 631

    • Exterior of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Baggage-Railway Post Office Car No. 631. The 1930 Baggage-Railway Post Office Car is one of the last three and sole surviving RPO car to operate on the D&RGW until the end of rail mail service...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1999 April
    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Baggage-Railway Post Office Car No. 631

    • Interior photograph of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Baggage-Railway Post Office Car No. 631. The 1930 Baggage-Railway Post Office Car is one of the last three and sole surviving RPO car to operate on the D&RGW until the end of rail...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1999 April
    • Pullman open platform observation car in service on D&RGW train no. 1, the "Scenic...

    • Men and women sit on or stand by the observation platform of a Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad lounge car at Union Station, in Denver, Colorado. Sign reads: "Denver & Rio Grande Western Scenic Limited;" cast concrete shelters are to the side.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad cars--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Railroad lounge cars--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.;...
    • 1925

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