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  • All fields: Moffat Tunnel (Colo.)--1920-1930.
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    • Moffat Tunnel construction

    • Men pose by an excavating machine during construction of the Moffat Tunnel in Grand County, Colorado. The device has a scoop-arm, driven by chains and gears; beams and girders support the interior walls.
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    • James Peak, E. portal of Moffat Tunnel before construction

    • View of James Peak and Haystack Mountain, in Gilpin County, Colorado; shows Denver and Salt Lake Railroad tracks and a house. A clear-cut path in timber ends at a triangular survey-marker sign.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • 1923, December 1
    • Proposed colossus to be carved above each portal entrance to Moffat Tunnel

    • Close-up view of a clay sculpture of a proposed Denver and Salt Lake Railway Company tunnel entrance to be built at both portals of the Moffat Tunnel. The figure of a nude man holds a torch in the air with one hand, and a model of probably the...
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    • 1923, October, November or December
    • Holing through ceremonies

    • Men and a boy stand around a microphone during a ceremony for the completion of the pioneer bore for the Moffat Tunnel, in Grand County or Gilpin County Colorado. Men wear rain coats and suits with ties. The boy wears a hat with a wide brim....
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    • 1927 March 10
    • Holing through ceremonies

    • Men, a woman and a boy pose at a ceremony for the completion of the the pioneer bore, a tunnel (later a water tunnel) used in the construction of the Moffat Tunnel by the Moffat Tunnel Improvement District, in Grand County or Gilpin County,...
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    • 1927 March 10
    • Colorado pioneers attending Moffat Tunnel celebration

    • View of the opening Ceremony for the Moffat Tunnel in Gilpin County, Colorado. A crowd of people stand in front of Denver and Salt Lake Railway locomotive 205 with the tunnel and snow covered mountain side in the distance. The people, who include...
    • Out West Photo Service.
    • 1928 Feb. 26
    • Pioneer group at Moffat Tunnel opening

    • Panoramic view of the Daughters of Colorado pioneer group at the opening of the Moffat Tunnel, Gilpin County, Colorado. Men and women wear winter clothing and hold banners, flags, and signs that read: "In Case of Smoke Ring The Towel," "It Used to...
    • Colorado Photo Co.
    • 1928 February 26
    • First train in Moffat Tunnel

    • Spectators stand beside Denver and Salt Lake railroad tracks, locomotive number "205," and Union Pacific passenger cars at the celebration of the opening of the Moffat Tunnel in East Portal (Gilpin County), Colorado. People wear overcoats and hats....
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    • 1928 February 26
    • Moffat Tunnel in construction

    • Scaffolding frames the west entrance to the Moffat Tunnel, which is under construction at West Portal (also known as Idlewild and Winter Park), Grand County, Colorado. Snow blankets the ground and narrow gauge tracks of the Denver & Rio Grande...
    • Williams, Thomas T.
    • [1926 or 1927?]
    • Moffat Tunnel construction

    • Men pose in Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company (D&RGW) work cars at the west portal of the partially constructed Moffat Tunnel near Winter Park (Grand County), Colorado. Snow covers the ground.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [1926]
    • Film crew in West Portal

    • Men, actors or directors and railroad workers, are in the entrance of the Moffat Tunnel before construction of the concrete facade in Grand County, Colorado. The site was used as the set for the silent film "Trail of '98." A man, probably the...
    • Columbine Pictures, Inc.
    • [1927]
    • Film crew in West Portal

    • Men, actors or directors and railroad workers, are in the entrance of the Moffat Tunnel in Grand County, Colorado. The site was used as the set for the silent film "Trail of '98." A man, probably the director, wears a cap, tall boots, a suit and a...
    • Columbine Pictures, Inc.
    • [1927]
    • Film set in West Portal

    • Men, and probably the director, are in ore cars on a wooden trestle in West Portal (Grand County), Colorado. The site was used as the set for the silent film "Trail of '98." Men wear caps; one man wears a mining hat with a head lamp. Shows utility...
    • Columbine Pictures, Inc.;
    • [1927]
    • Ceremonies at completion of Moffat Tunnel

    • People gather around a KOA radio broadcast microphone at a ceremony to celebrate the completion of the Moffat Tunnel at East Portal (Gilpin County), Colorado. An announcer holds a piece of paper and stands on a podium. Men wear suits and overcoats,...
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    • [1928 February 26]
    • Men in the Moffat Tunnel

    • Construction workers pose for a group portrait inside the Moffat Tunnel beside a sign that reads: "Refuge No.12" in Gilpin County or Grand County, Colorado. The men hold lanterns and wear tall work boots, overalls, overcoats, gloves, hats or caps...
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    • [1928?]
    • Moffat Tunnel

    • Smoke rises from a Denver & Salt Lake Railway Company locomotive at the entrance to the Moffat Tunnel at the west portal near Winter Park in Grand County, Colorado. Shows snow and icicles, the dates "1923" and "1927" carved on both sides of the...
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    • [1928?]
    • East Portal, Moffat Tunnel

    • East Portal Moffat Tunnel, Denver & Salt Lake Railroad Tunnel through Continental Divide, Gilpin County, Colorado; shows tunnel entrance and ventilating plant, railroad tracks, power lines, two survey swaths cut over mountain in line with tunnel,...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [1940-1949?]
    • Moffat Tunnel under construction

    • View of the west portal of the Moffat Tunnel, in Grand County, Colorado, under construction; shows scaffolding and snow.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [between 1923 and 1927?]
    • West Portal, Moffat Tunnel, Berthoud Pass

    • Smoke rises from a Denver and Salt Lake Railway Company passenger train at the west portal entrance to the Moffat Tunnel near Winter Park in Grand County, Colorado. Shows frame buildings and construction rails covered by a shed. Cars are parked...
    • Sanborn (Colo.)
    • [between 1927 and 1928?]
    • Moffat Tunnel, East Portal

    • Close up of East Portal Moffat Tunnel, Denver & Salt Lake Railroad Tunnel through Continental Divide, Gilpin County, Colorado; shows tunnel entrance and ventilating plant, railroad tracks, power lines, "No Trespassing" sign above white rocks placed...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1927 and 1928]

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