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    • CB&Q locomotive (narrow-gauge), engine number 537, engine type 2-8-0

    • Three-quarter view of left side of engine, from front end, with snow plow. Photographed: Denver, Colo., December 4, 1932.
    • Locomotives--1930-1940.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1932.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Denver.; Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company.; Railroads, Narrow-gage.
    • 1932
    • The Loop

    • Panoramic, southwestward view of "The Loop," a narrow-gauge train route climbing from Georgetown to Silver Plume, Colorado (Union Pacific, Denver & Gulf Railway); High Bridge train trestle in foreground crosses Clear Creek; a smaller trestle is...
    • Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.; Trestles--Colorado--1890-1900.; Union Pacific, Denver, and Gulf Railway Company.
    • [between 1886 and 1901]
    • Coal tipple

    • View of a tipple at an unidentified coal camp possibly in Las Animas County, Colorado. Shows coal cars, elevated narrow-gauge tracks, coal chute, industrial building, houses, and probably a school. Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company and...
    • Coal mining--Colorado--1920-1930.; Mining--Colorado--1920-1930.; Railroad freight cars--Colorado--1920-1930.; Tipples--Colorado--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Grand Canyon, D.R.G.R.R.

    • View of the Royal Gorge in Fremont County, Colorado shows Denver and Rio Grande Railroad track with a third rail to accommodate narrow-gauge and standard gauge trains. Steep canyon walls are on either side of the Arkansas River and tents are...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1880-1900.; Arkansas River--1880-1900.; Fremont County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Royal Gorge (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Canyons--Colorado--Fremont County--1880-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Fremont...
    • [between 1886 and 1895?]
    • View of Central City area, 1899

    • Several houses stand at the upper end of Eureka Street at the base of a snow-covered hill in Central City, Colorado. Workers shovel snow from the tracks of the Gilpin Tramway in the distance, possibly after the "Big Snow" in December of 1913. The...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Blizzards--Colorado--Central City--1910-1920.; Digging--Colorado--Central City--1910-1920.; Houses--Colorado--Central City--1910-1920.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Central City--1910-1920.; Narrow-gage...
    • [1913?]
    • Black Hawk, Mills

    • View northwest up the gulley formed by North Clear Creek in Black Hawk, Colorado; shows Bates Hill, Bobtail Mill, and the Colorado Shoe store on Gregory Street. Mills, processors, and samplers are in the distance; a narrow-gauge train is on...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1900-1910.
    • [1900?]
    • The Loop Above Georgetown, Colo.

    • Panoramic, southwestward view of the Loop, a narrow-gauge railroad route (Union Pacific, Denver & Gulf Railway Company) in Clear Creek Canyon between Georgetown and Silver Plume, Colorado, taken on a mountainside above the Loop; High Bridge in...
    • Clear Creek Canyon (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Bridges--Colorado--Clear Creek Canyon--1890-1900.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Clear Creek Canyon--1890-1900.; Union Pacific, Denver, and Gulf Railway Company.
    • [between 1890 and 1901]
    • Mother Grundy, Clear Creek Canon Col.

    • A view of the Mother Grundy rock formation in Clear Creek Canyon, Jefferson County, Colorado. The narrow-gauge train tracks wind between steep and rocky canyon walls (Union Pacific, Denver & Gulf Railway line) and a telegraph line is diagonally...
    • Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Clear Creek Canyon (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Canyons--Colorado--Jefferson County--1890-1900.; Rock formations--Colorado--Jefferson County--1890-1900.;...
    • [between 1890 and 1898]
    • The Loop Above Georgetown, Colo.

    • Panoramic, southwestward view of the Loop, a narrow-gauge railroad route (Union Pacific, Denver & Gulf Railway) in Clear Creek Canyon between Georgetown and Silver Plume, Colorado, taken on a mountainside above Loop; High Bridge in foreground.
    • Clear Creek Canyon (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Bridges--Colorado--Clear Creek Canyon--1890-1900.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Clear Creek Canyon--1890-1900.; Union Pacific, Denver, and Gulf Railway Company.
    • [between 1890 and 1901]
    • Mother Grundy, Clear Creek, Colo.

    • View of the Mother Grundy rock formation in Clear Creek Canyon, Jefferson County, Colorado. A man stands between Clear Creek and the narrow-gauge track of the Union Pacific, Denver, and Gulf Railway Company.
    • Union Pacific, Denver, and Gulf Railway Company--1890-1900.; Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Clear Creek Canyon (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Canyons--Colorado--Jefferson County--1890-1900.;...
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Snow scene in "Dogtown", 1899

    • A group of men work to clear the deep snow from the tracks of the narrow-gauge Gilpin Tramway in "Dogtown," an area near Central City, Colorado. A train engine pushes from the background to move snow from the tracks, puffing a trail of smoke. The...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Railroad employees--1890-1900.; Railroad snowplow locomotives--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Snow...
    • [1899]
    • Sopris washery, the fire

    • View of the ruins of the washer building at the Colorado Fuel & Iron Company coal mine at Sopris (Las Animas County), Colorado. Shows rubble, coal carts, and a damaged building. A group of men stand on a narrow-gauge railroad bridge in the distance.
    • Colorado Fuel and Iron Company--Buildings--1900-1930.; Sopris (Colo.)--1900-1930.; Sopris Mine (Las Animas County, Colo.)--1900-1930.; Coal mining--Colorado--Sopris--1900-1930.; Fires--Colorado--Sopris--1900-1930.; Mine...
    • [between 1902 and 1928?]
    • Gilpin tramway

    • Tracks for the Gilpin Tramway wind around a rocky hillside in Gilpin County, Colorado. The two-foot, narrow-gauge tramway was used to haul ore from the mines in the Central City area down to Blackhawk, where they were transferred to the Colorado...
    • Gilpin County (Colo.)--1890-1920.; Hills--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1920.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1920.; Gilpin Tramway Company.
    • [between 1899 and 1913?]
    • Gilpin tramway

    • A young boy wearing knickers and a cap walks in the middle of a track of the Gilpin Tramway in Gilpin County, Colorado. The two-foot, narrow-gauge tramway was used to haul ore from the mines in the Central City area down the hill to Blackhawk,...
    • Gilpin County (Colo.)--1890-1920.; Boys--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1920.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1920.; Gilpin Tramway Company.
    • [between 1899 and 1913?]
    • Gilpin tramway

    • A young boy wearing knickers and a cap stands next to a bend in the track of the Gilpin Tramway near Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. The two-foot, narrow-gauge tramway was used to haul ore from the mines in the Central City area down the...
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1920.; Tailings (Metallurgy)--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1920.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1890-1920.; Boys--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1920.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1920.;...
    • [between 1899 and 1913?]
    • Currecanti Needle

    • View of the Curecanti (Currecanti) Needle rock formation in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Gunnison County, Colorado. The Gunnison River and Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company narrow-gauge tracks are nearby.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1900-1910.; Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Curecanti Needle (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Gunnison County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Gunnison River (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Gunnison...
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Bridge above Georgetown

    • A passenger train of the Colorado Central Railroad passes under a bridge in the left background heading east toward Georgetown in Clear Creek County, Colorado. The train travels along the Georgetown Loop, a narrow-gauge railroad that looped about...
    • Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Railroad passenger cars--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1880-1890.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1880-1890.
    • [between 1885 and 1890?]
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western train

    • View of a Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad narrow-gauge train displayed on a piece of trestle near Cimarron (Montrose County), Colorado. Shows restored Baldwin (C-16, Class 2-8-0) steam locomotive number "278" with a cow-catcher, a headlamp...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1970-1990.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1970-1990.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Montrose County--1970-1990.; Railroads--Colorado--Montrose County--1970-1990.; Trestles--Colorado--Montrose...
    • [between 1975 and 1981?]
    • Hanging Rock, Clear Creek Canon

    • Close view of rock formation called "Hanging Rock" in Clear Creek Canyon west of Denver, Colorado; at left, rock formation hangs over narrow-gauge train track winding between steep canyon walls (Union Pacific, Denver & Gulf Railway Company).
    • Clear Creek Canyon (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Canyons--Colorado--1880-1900.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--1890-1900.; Rock formations--Colorado--Clear Creek Canyon--1880-1900.; Union Pacific, Denver, and Gulf...
    • [between 1890 and 1901]
    • Curricanti [sic] Needle, Black Canon

    • View of a narrow-gauge train track (Denver & Rio Grande Railway), telegraph line, and Gunnison River winding through the Black Canyon west of Gunnison, Colorado; Curecanti Needle rock formation is across river.
    • Gunnison River Colo.)--1890-1920.; Rock formations--Colorado--Black Canyon--1890-1920.; Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company.
    • [between 1890 and 1920]
    • The Roadmaster, Clear Creek Canon

    • View of narrow-gauge tracks of the Colorado and Southern Railway in Clear Creek Canyon, west of Denver, Colorado; canyon wall casts a shadow across the track; track curves to right at distance; Clear Creek flows over rocks; a few pine trees grow...
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--1900-1920.; Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1900-1920.; Clear Creek Canyon (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Clear Creek Canyon--1900-1920.; Streams--Colorado--Clear Creek Canyon--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • High Bridge on Loop

    • Northeastward, creek-level view of span of High Bridge train trestle on "The Loop," a narrow-gauge train route southwest of Georgetown, Colorado (Union Pacific, Denver & Gulf Railway); Clear Creek, in foreground, runs perpendicular to span; lower...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--1890-1900.; Trestles--Colorado--1890-1900.; Union Pacific, Denver, and Gulf Railway Company.
    • [between 1890 and 1899?]
    • High Bridge on the Loop

    • Southwestward view, span of High Bridge train trestle on "The Loop," a narrow-gauge train route southwest of Georgetown, Colorado (Union Pacific, Denver & Gulf Railway) ; taken at level of lower train track; Clear Creek runs below, perpendicular to...
    • Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1880-1900.; Georgetown (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--1890-1900.; Trestles--Colorado--1890-1900.; Union Pacific, Denver, and Gulf Railway Company.
    • [between 1890 and 1899?]
    • Pitkin Colo.

    • View of the mining town of Pitkin, Colorado, in Gunnison County; narrow-gauge railroad track in foreground (either Colorado & Southern Railway or Denver & Rio Grande Railway); mill with smokestack and slag heap at left; wooden buildings of town at...
    • Pitkin (Colo.)--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Clear Creek Canon from Coleraw Pt. Denver Mtn. Park

    • View of Clear Creek Canyon, west of Denver, Colorado, taken from Coleraw Point, an overlook along the Denver Mountain Park Auto Road; shows Clear Creek and narrow-gauge tracks of the Colorado & Southern Railway.
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--1910-1920.; Clear Creek Canyon (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Clear Creek Canyon--1910-1920.
    • [1916]
    • Inspiration Point, Clear Creek Canon

    • View, at track level, of railroad track curving sharply left, running parallel to the right of Clear Creek (narrow-gauge track of the Union Pacific, Denver & Gulf Railway Co.); steep walls of Clear Creek Canyon flank the creek and track.
    • Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Canyons--Colorado--1890-1900.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--1890-1900.; Union Pacific, Denver, and Gulf Railway Company.
    • [between 1890 and 1899?]
    • The Loop

    • Panoramic, northeastward view of the "Loop," a circuitous, narrow-gauge railway route above Georgetown, Colorado, owned by the Union Pacific, Denver & Gulf Railway; pine trees in foreground; two trestles (smaller trestle and High Bridge) visible in...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--1890-1900.; Trestles--Colorado--1890-1900.; Union Pacific, Denver, and Gulf Railway Company.
    • [between 1890 and 1899?]
    • Arch Rock, Platte Canon

    • View of granite rock formation, "Arch Rock," in Platte Canyon southwest of Denver, Colorado; South Platte River flows near the rock formation among driftwood and boulders; railroad bed and telegraph lines of the narrow-gauge Colorado & Southern...
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--1900-1920.; Platte Canyon (Colo.)--1900-1920.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1900-1920.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--South Platte Canyon--1900-1920.; Rivers--Colorado--South Platte Canyon--1900-1920.; Rock...
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Gladstone

    • Narrow-gauge rail, lumber, and a shack in Gladstone, San Juan County, Colorado.
    • Gladstone (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Gladstone--1970-1980.
    • 1972
    • El Capitan, Clear Creek Canon

    • View of El Capitan rock formation from Clear Creek Canyon west of Denver, Colorado; shows rocky Clear Creek, narrow-gauge track of the Colorado and Southern Railway, utility poles, and mountains in distance.
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--1900-1920.; Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1900-1920.; Clear Creek Canyon (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Clear Creek Canyon--1900-1920.; Rock formations--Colorado--Clear Creek...
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Locomotive (Colo. & Southern) #8

    • Colorado & Southern Locomotive Mogul Number 8 on Train 70 bound for Leadville; Denver Union Station, Colorado; narrow-gauge 2-6-0, Cooke construction 1554; steams pours from Bear Trap stack (Ridgeway spark arrester); shows station platform with...
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--1910-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Railroad freight cars--Colorado--Denver--1910-1930.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Denver--1910-1930.
    • [194-?]
    • "The Loop", U. P. D. & G. Ry.

    • Panoramic, northeastward view of the "Loop," a circuitous, narrow-gauge railway route above Georgetown, Colorado; owned by Union Pacific, Denver & Gulf; two trestles in distance; buildings of Georgetown visible beyond distant trestle; pine trees in...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--Georgetown--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Georgetown--1890-1900.; Trestles--Colorado--1890-1900.; Union Pacific, Denver, and Gulf Railway Company.
    • [between 1890 and 1899]
    • Mother Grundy, Clear Creek Canon

    • Railroad track winds between rock walls (narrow-gauge track of the Union Pacific, Denver & Gulf Railway); right wall in shadow and casting shadow over track; left wall in sunlight; telegraph pole juts diagonally from halfway up right wall; pine...
    • Canyons--Colorado--1890-1900.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--1890-1900.; Union Pacific, Denver, and Gulf Railway Company.
    • [between 1890 and 1899?]
    • Hanging Rock, Clear Creek Canon

    • View of the rock formation, "Hanging Rock," on the Colorado and Southern Railway route in Clear Creek Canyon, west of Denver, Colorado; narrow-gauge track curves to left; a man stands at curve next to tracks, gazing up at rock formation; pine trees...
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--1900-1920.; Clear Creek Canyon (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Clear Creek Canyon--1900-1920.; Rock formations--Colorado--Clear Creek Canyon--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Locomotive (D & R.G) #83 & #403, construction train at Aspen

    • Denver & Rio Grande Locomotive Number 403, and a Class C-19 Baldwin locomotive with Number 83, both narrow-gauge 2-8-0, with a large crowd of citizens gathered to meet the first locomotive to reach Aspen, Pitkin County, Colorado; tracklayers with...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Aspen (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Aspen--1880-1890.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Colorado--Aspen--1880- 1890.; Railroad...
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Ouray Colo.

    • Southeast view of Ouray, Colorado from western hillside; shows Denver and Rio Grande narrow-gauge tracks, station, boxcars, and Uncompahgre River with bridges. Identifiable buildings include County Courthouse and Library.
    • Ouray (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Uncompahgre River (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Bridges--Colorado--Ouray--1900-1920.; Rivers--Colorado--Ouray--1900-1920.
    • [between 1904 and 1920]
    • Climbing the grade in Platte Canon

    • View of engine no. 70 (type 2-8-0, built by Baldwin) on the narrow-gauge Colorado and Southern Railway route in Platte Canyon, southwest of Denver, Colorado; South Platte River flows among boulders at right; track in foreground.
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--1900-1920.; Platte Canyon (Colo.)--1900-1920.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1900-1920.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Platte Canyon--1900-1920.; Rivers--Colorado--Platte Canyon--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • The Loop Near Georgetown

    • Panoramic, southwestward view of the Loop, a narrow-gauge railroad route in Clear Creek Canyon between Georgetown, Colorado and Silver Plume, Colorado, taken on mountainside above Loop; locomotive and car on High Bridge in right foreground (Union...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Bridges--Colorado--Clear Creek Canyon--1890-1900.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Clear Creek Canyon--1890-1900.; Union Pacific, Denver, and Gulf Railway Company.
    • [between 1890 and 1901]
    • Ouray Colo.

    • Southward view of Ouray, Colorado, shows Third (3rd or Main) Street with turret of Elks Club on east side of street. Businesses include: Arps Bros Hardware, Columbus Saloon, County Courthouse, and City Hall. Uncompahgre River is spanned by bridges,...
    • Ouray (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Uncompahgre River (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Baseball--Colorado--Ouray--1900-1920.; Bridges--Colorado--Ouray--1900-1920.; Streets--Colorado--Ouray--1900-1920.
    • [between 1904 and 1920]
    • Clear Creek Canon

    • View, from downstream, of Clear Creek and Clear Creek Canyon, west of Denver, Colorado; shows boulders, narrow-gauge tracks of the Colorado and Southern Railway, and pine trees on steep sides of canyon.
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--1900-1920.; Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1900-1920.; Clear Creek Canyon (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Clear Creek Canyon--1900-1920.; Streams--Colorado--Clear Creek Canyon--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • The Loop

    • Panoramic, northeastward view of the "Loop," a circuitous railway route above Georgetown, Colorado, owned by the Union Pacific, Denver & Gulf Railway; station and narrow-gauge track southwest of Loop in foreground; two trestles in distance;...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--1880-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--1890-1900.; Trestles--Colorado--1890-1900.; Union Pacific, Denver, and Gulf Railway Company.
    • [between 1890 and 1901]
    • Rocky Point, Platte Canon

    • View of narrow-gauge train track and bridge at Rocky Point in the Platte Canyon, Colorado (Colorado & Southern Railway); track winds through canyon; steep and rocky canyon walls flank bridge crossing Platte River.
    • Platte Canyon (Colo)--1880-1900.; Canyons--Colorado--1880-1900.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--1890-1900.; Colorado and Southern Railway.
    • [between 1899 and 1901]
    • Mother Grundy, Clear Creek Canon

    • Close view of Mother Grundy rock formation in Clear Creek Canyon, west of Denver, Colorado; narrow-gauge train track winds between steep and rocky canyon walls (Union Pacific, Denver & Gulf Railway line); telegraph line is diagonally perched near...
    • Clear Creek Canyon (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Canyons--Colorado--Clear Creek--1890-1900.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Clear Creek Canyon--1890-1900.; Rock formations--Colorado--Clear Creek Canyon--1890-1900.;...
    • [between 1890 and 1901]

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