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    • Mack railbus on trial at D&RGW Burnham Shops

    • View of a Mack combustion-engine railbus at Burnham Shops, Denver Colorado, with passengers and porters; a brick building with brackets, bargeboard, and chimneys is in the background.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1920-1930.; Road-rail vehicles--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Passengers--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Railroad porters--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Railroad shops &...
    • 1926
    • D&RGW 1254, 2-10-2

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive 1254 is parked, probably in Colorado. A man poses by the coal car.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1920-1930.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--1920-1930.
    • 1920?
    • D&RG 203, NG 2-8-0, at Snowslide Tunnel, MP 492 1/2, above Elk Park Colorado on the Silverton...

    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad narrow gauge locomotive 203 at Snowslide Tunnel, San Juan County, Colorado. Men pose on the train and on flanking snowbanks.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1900-1910.; Snowsheds--Colorado--San Juan County--1900-1910.; San Juan County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--San Juan County--1900-1910.; Snow--Colorado--San Juan...
    • 1909?
    • D&RGW 1700, 4-8-4, at Burnham Shops, Denver, Colo, when new

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive 1700 is at Burnham Shops, Denver, Colorado. Men pose; one is in the cab, the other is by the steps.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    • March, 1929
    • 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]
    • Royal Gorge canyon of Arkansas River

    • View into Royal Gorge, Fremont County, Colorado; shows the Arkansas River, Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks, and a pipeline.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1920-1930.; Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Fremont County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Royal Gorge (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Canyons--Colorado--Fremont County--1920-1930.; Pipelines--Colorado--Fremont...
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Texas Creek, Colorado, at the Junction of the D&RGW's main line and Westcliffe Branch

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad trestles over Texas Creek, Fremont County, Colorado; also shows a wooden bridge and sheds.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1920-1930.; Fremont County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Texas Creek (Fremont County, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Fremont County--1920-1930.; Streams--Colorado--Fremont County--1920-1930.;...
    • September, 1925
    • D&RGW 3500, 2-8-8-2 Mallet Compound, at Burnham Shops, Denver, Colorado

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive 3500 and coal car are at Burnham Shops, Denver, Colorado. Men pose; one is in the cab, another is by the steps.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    • Summer, 1923
    • D&RGW 3500, 2-8-8-2 Mallet Compound, at Burnham Shops, Denver, Colorado

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive 3500 and coal car are at Burnham Shops, Denver, Colorado. Men pose in a line with arms outstretched and fingers touching.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    • Summer, 1923
    • California Zephyr

    • View of a California Zephyr train on Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks at the east portal of the Moffat Tunnel in Gilpin County, Colorado. Passenger observation cars read: "Silver Bronco," "D.& R.G.W." and "C.B.& O." "Moffat Tunnel,...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Railroad tunnels--Colorado--Gilpin County--1940-1950.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Moffat Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Railroad observation cars--Colorado--Gilpin County--1940-1950.;...
    • [1949?]
    • Royal Gorge

    • View of Royal Gorge, Fremont County, Colorado; shows Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks, the Arkansas River, and the suspension bridge.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1930-1940.; Arkansas River--1930-1940.; Fremont County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Royal Gorge (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Canyons--Colorado--Fremont County--1930-1940.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Fremont...
    • 1929
    • Dotsero Cutoff

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks and bridge span the Colorado River at the Dotsero Cutoff, Eagle County, Colorado. Lettering reads: "American Bridge Co."
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1930-1940.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1930-1940.; Dotsero Cutoff (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Eagle County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Eagle County--1930-1940.; Railroad...
    • 1934
    • The Royal Gorge

    • View of the Royal Gorge shows Hanging Bridge and the Royal Gorge suspension bridge in Royal Gorge in Fremont County, Colorado. A Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad train is on standard tracks beside the Arkansas River, shows a combination...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1920-1930.; Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Fremont County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Royal Gorge (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Canyons--Colorado--Fremont County--1920-1930.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Fremont...
    • 1929
    • D&RGW 1601, 3-cylinder 4-8-2, and westbound train #1, The Scenic Limited, at Palmer lake,...

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive 1601 is northbound with the "Scenic Limited" passenger train by Palmer Lake and the depot, in Palmer Lake, El Paso County, Colorado. The building has spindle work, shingle imbrication, and a lookout.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1920-1930.; Palmer Lake (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Palmer Lake--1920-1930.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Palmer Lake--1920-1930.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Palmer...
    • 1928?
    • D&RGW 1511, 4-8-2, eastbound up the 3% grade on the west side of Tennessee Pass at East Belden...

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive 1511 eastbound at East Belden Tunnel, by the Eagle River, in Eagle County, Colorado. Also shows mines and retaining walls.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1920-1930.; Eagle County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Eagle River (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Eagle County--1920-1930.; Rivers--Colorado--Eagle County--1920-1930.;...
    • 1927?
    • D&RGW open platform observation car on rear train #2 the Scenic Limited, at Hanging bridge in...

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad "Scenic Limited" train #2 stops in Royal Gorge, Fremont County, Colorado, by the Arkansas River and sheer cliffs. A crowd of people poses at the railing.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1920-1930.; Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Fremont County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Royal Gorge (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Fremont County--1920-1930.; Railroad observation...
    • Summer, 1928
    • La Veta Pass, Colo. View east down mountain valley followed by D&RGW line

    • View of La Veta Pass, Costilla County, Colorado; shows forest, Bald Mountain, and a man posing by a handcar on Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1910-1920.; Costilla County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Veta Pass (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Passes (Landforms)--Colorado--Costilla County--1910-1920.; Railroad handcars--Colorado--Costilla County--1910-1920.;...
    • 1910?
    • D&RGW 1530, 4-8-2, at Burnham Shops

    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive 1530 is at Burnham Shops, Denver, Colorado; women in bib overalls and gloves hold a shovel and an oilcan.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    • April, 1926
    • D&RGW 1530, 4-8-2, at Burnham Shops

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive 1530 is at Burnham Shops, Denver, Colorado. Women in bib overalls and gloves pose; one holds an oilcan.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    • April, 1926
    • 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?]
    • 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
    • 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
    • D. & R.G.W. engine #1510

    • People watch a Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction crane hoist an overturned locomotive after a wreck in probably Colorado. Shows broken rails on the ground.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1920-1930.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--1920-1930.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--1920-1930.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930]
    • D. & R.G.W. train wreck

    • A Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction crane hoists a wrecked freight car after a wreck in probably Colorado. Shows bent rails and scattered railroad ties on the ground. Signs on the crane read: "Industrial" and "Safety First."
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1920-1930.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--1920-1930.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 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]
    • 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 3602 2-8-8-2  w/westbound freight train along eastern end of Glenwood Canyon

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive 3602 with a freight train, westbound in Glenwood Canyon, Colorado, beside the Colorado River.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1920-1930.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1920-1930.; Glenwood Canyon (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad freight cars--Colorado--1920-1930.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--1920-1930.;...
    • 1928
    • D&RGW 3602, 2-8-8-2 w/eastbound [sic] freight train along eastern end of Glenwood Canyon

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive 3602 with a freight train, westbound in Glenwood Canyon, Colorado, beside the Colorado River.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1920-1930.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1920-1930.; Glenwood Canyon (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad freight cars--Colorado--1920-1930.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--1920-1930.;...
    • 1928
    • D&RGW 472, NG 2-8-2, and 1703, SG 4-8-4, meet at Salida, Colorado

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotives (one narrow gauge) are at Salida, Colorado; one is equipped with a snow plow. Men and a dog walk in the area.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1930-1940.; Salida (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Salida--1930-1940.; Railroad snowplow locomotives--Colorado--Salida--1930-1940.
    • 1937 April 8
    • Royal Gorge

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive 1508 with passenger coaches in Royal Gorge, by the Arkansas River, Fremont County, Colorado. Hanging Bridge is in the background.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1920-1930.; Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Fremont County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Royal Gorge (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Canyons--Colorado--Fremont County--1920-1930.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Fremont...
    • 1927
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Car RGX 3327

    • D&RGW TOOL CAR RGX-3327 operated as a tool car from 1952 until 1995 and was dispatched with D&RGW Diner-Kitchen-Sleeper RGX-3274 as part of the Denver derrick work train. The car operated with D&RGW Derrick No. 027 while the derrick was stationed...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1998 November
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Car RGX 3327

    • D&RGW TOOL CAR RGX-3327 operated as a tool car from 1952 until 1995 and was dispatched with D&RGW Diner-Kitchen-Sleeper RGX-3274 as part of the Denver derrick work train. The car operated with D&RGW Derrick No. 027 while the derrick was stationed...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1998 November
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Car RGX 3327 letter box slot

    • D&RGW TOOL CAR RGX-3327 operated as a tool car from 1952 until 1995 and was dispatched with D&RGW Diner-Kitchen-Sleeper RGX-3274 as part of the Denver derrick work train. The car operated with D&RGW Derrick No. 027 while the derrick was stationed...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1998 November
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Car RGX 3327

    • D&RGW TOOL CAR RGX-3327 operated as a tool car from 1952 until 1995 and was dispatched with D&RGW Diner-Kitchen-Sleeper RGX-3274 as part of the Denver derrick work train. The car operated with D&RGW Derrick No. 027 while the derrick was stationed...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1998 November
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Car RGX 3327

    • D&RGW TOOL CAR RGX-3327 operated as a tool car from 1952 until 1995 and was dispatched with D&RGW Diner-Kitchen-Sleeper RGX-3274 as part of the Denver derrick work train. The car operated with D&RGW Derrick No. 027 while the derrick was stationed...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1998 November

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