Skip to main content

Add or remove other collections to your search:



Narrow your search by:



You've searched: All Collections

  • All fields: Snowshed
(176 results)



Display: 50

    • 30 ft. snowcut, Rollins Pass, Moffat Road

    • Denver and Salt Lake Arrow Turn (passenger car) parked east of Corona snowshed by thirty foot snowbank cut, Rollins Pass, Colorado; shows men, women and railroad employees posed behind train, on roof and on snowbank and standard gauge track.
    • Rollins Pass (Colo.); Snow removal--Colorado--1910-1930.; Snowsheds--Colorado--1910-1930.; Denver and Salt Lake Railroad Company.
    • [between 1904 and 1920]
    • A nearer view

    • Black smoke rises from a smokestack at the heating plant for the living facilities and the snowsshed in Corona (Grand County), Colorado. The buildings are wood frame and the snowshed has gables, they are buried in snow. Shows utility poles;...
    • Corona (Colo.)--1900-1930.; Buildings--Colorado--Corona--1900-1930.; Snow--Colorado--Corona--1900-1930.; Snowsheds--Colorado--Corona--1900-1930.
    • [between 1904 and 1928]
    • Alpine Tunnel

    • A double-headed passenger train of the Denver, South Park & Pacific Railroad is stopped near the snowshed at the east portal of the Alpine Tunnel between Chaffee and Gunnison counties, Colorado. Scene includes conductors, a wood building near the...
    • Denver, South Park, and Pacific Railroad Company--1890-1900.; Chaffee County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Railroad employees--Colorado--Chaffee County--1890-1900.; Railroads--Colorado--Chaffee County--1890-1900.
    • [between 1895 and 1899?]
    • Blasting at snowshed construction site

    • View of an explosive blast, probably to widen the Great Northern Railway railroad grade for snowshed construction, near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Blasting--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad tracks--Washington...
    • 1917 June 23
    • Boreas Pass

    • The tracks of the Colorado and Southern Railroad pass over Boreas Pass, near Dillon, Colorado, in Summit County. A snowshed covers the tracks; evergreen trees grow on the hillside below the shed.
    • Dillon (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Summit County--1900-1910.; Snowsheds--Colorado--Summit County--1900-1910.; Colorado and Southern Railway.; Boreas Pass (Colo.)
    • [about 1900]
    • Boy in snow

    • A boy wears a hat and a cardigan sweater with lapels and poses beside deep snow probably from a snowslide near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington. Shows a wooden snowshed roof and fire damaged trees on a mountain.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Avalanches--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Boys--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Snow--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.
    • 1917 June 10
    • C&S narrow gauge train, engine number 5, engine type 2-6-0

    • Train #70, passenger; snowshed, 2 cars. Photographed: approaching Boreas Pass, Colo., August 8, 1929.
    • Locomotives--1920-1930.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1929.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Boreas Pass (Colo.); Colorado and Southern Railway.; Railroads, Narrow-gage.
    • 1929
    • Cascade Tunnel [sic]

    • People pose at the opening of a timber and concrete snowshed near the Cascade Tunnel in probably King County, Washington. Shows the abandoned Great Northern Railway grade and wooden cribbing. Women sit and pose near the dilapidated structure, a man...
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1920-1940.; King County (Wash.)--1920-1940.; Abandoned buildings--Washington--King County--1920-1940.; Snowsheds--Washington--King County--1920-1940.
    • [between 1921 and 1940?]
    • Close up of Corona in summer

    • Electric poles surround the employee living quarters and heating plant, with smokestacks, at Corona (Grand County), Colorado. A snowshed is behind the buildings and has gables. This Denver & Salt Lake Railroad stop is located on Rollins Pass....
    • Corona (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Snowsheds--Colorado--Corona--1910-1930.
    • [between 1913 and 1928]
    • Corona in summer

    • View of the snowshed at Corona (Grand County), Colorado. The snowshed and telegraph poles are in snowdrifts. The Denver, Northwestern and Pacific Railway's living quarters and heating plant are in the distance. Smoke rises from the heating plant.
    • Corona (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Snow--Colorado--Corona--1900-1920.; Snowsheds--Colorado--Corona--1900-1920.
    • [between 1904 and 1913]
    • Corona living quarters

    • The living quarters at the Denver and Salt Lake snowshed at Rollins Pass in Corona (Grand County), Colorado. Shows wood-frame buildings with flat roofs; a large water tank is next to two smokestacks for the heating plant.
    • Denver and Salt Lake Railroad Company--Facilities--1910-1930.; Corona (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Rollins Pass (Colo)--1910-1930.; Water tanks--Colorado--Corona--1910-1930.
    • [between 1913 and 1926]
    • Corona telegraphic line

    • The telegraph posts that service the Denver, Northwestern and Pacific Railroad snowshed at Corona (Grand County), Colorado are buried in snow so that only the tops of the posts are visible. The snowshed is at the foot of the snow-covered mountains.
    • Denver, Northwestern and Pacific Railway--Facilities--1900-1920.; Corona (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Snowsheds--Colorado--Corona--1900-1920.
    • [between 1904 and 1913]
    • Corona with snowshed

    • The rail stop on Rollins Pass at Corona (Grand County, Colorado surrounded by a snowshed with parapets along the top of its wall. The buildings include one and two-story, wood-frame cabins with flat roofs. A large, round water tank is near two...
    • Corona (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Snowsheds--Colorado--Corona--1900-1920.; Water tanks--Colorado--Corona--1900-1920.
    • [between 1904 and 1913]
    • Corona, Colo.

    • An engine of the Denver & Salt Lake railroad clears the tracks near the snowshed at Corona, Colorado (Grand County). A puff of black smoke rises from the engine's smokestack. Telegraph lines dot the landscape, and the mountains surrounding the town...
    • Corona (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Corona--1910-1930.; Snowsheds--Colorado--Corona--1910-1930.
    • [between 1913 and 1928]
    • Corona, Colo.

    • View of the Denver, Northwestern and Pacific Railway snowshed on a steep slope at Rollins Pass, near Corona, (Grand County), Colorado. Puffs of smoke rise from the smokestacks of the heating plant. Patches of snow dot the hillside.
    • Corona (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Rollins Pass (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Snowsheds--Colorado--Corona--1900-1920.
    • [between 1904 and 1913]
    • Corona, Colo. on the D & S. L.

    • Snow nearly buries telegraph lines outside the rail stop of Corona, on Rollins Pass, (Grand County) Colorado, on the Denver and Salt Lake railroad (the Moffat Line). The top of the snowshed is visible in the snowfield. Mountains are in the distance.
    • Corona (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Snowsheds--Colorado--Corona--1910-1930.
    • [between 1913 and 1928]
    • Corona, Colorado, interior of snowshed

    • Passengers stand next to the covered train depot at Rollins Pass, in Corona (Grand County), Colorado. The tracks of the Denver, Northwestern & Pacific Railway are in the foreground. The depot is constructed of logs, and the roof of the snowshed is...
    • Denver, Northwestern and Pacific Railway--Facilities--1900-1920.; Corona (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Rollins Pass (Colo.)--1900-1920.
    • [between 1904 and 1913]
    • Cumbres Hill

    • Smoke rises from a Denver and Rio Grande Railroad train near Windy Point on Cumbres Pass in Conejos County, Colorado. Shows a wooden snowshed, rock spires and scattered timber on the slope.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1900-1910.; Conejos County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Passes (Landforms)--Colorado--Conejos County--1900-1910.; Railroads--Colorado--Conejos County--1900-1910.; Rock formations--Colorado--Conejos County--1900-1910.
    • 1908
    • Cumbres Pass summit

    • View of an abandoned Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad snowshed on the summit of Cumbres Pass in Conejos County, Colorado. Shows a wooden structure with missing siding and a bracketed roof. A small building and lumber debris are near the...
    • Conejos County (Colo.)--1990-2000.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Conejos County--1990-2000.; Passes (Landforms)--Colorado--Conejos County--1990-2000.; Ruins--Colorado--Conejos County--1990-2000.; Snowsheds--Colorado--Conejos County--1990-2000.
    • [between 1990 and 1999?]
    • D&RGW

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad narrow gauge locomotive #494 (2-8-2) and passenger cars are outside the snowshed on the summit of Marshall Pass in Saguache County, Colorado. The train is a Rocky Mountain Railroad Club excursion special....
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Rocky Mountain Railroad Club--People--1940-1950.; Railfans--Colorado--Saguache County--1940-1950.; Marshall Pass (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Saguache County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Sawatch Range...
    • 1948 September 18
    • D&RGW

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad narrow gauge locomotive #494 (2-8-2), and baggage cars #165 and #163, emerge from the snowshed on the summit of Marshall Pass in Saguache County, Colorado. The train is a Rocky Mountain Railroad Club excursion...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Rocky Mountain Railroad Club--People--1940-1950.; Marshall Pass (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Saguache County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Sawatch Range (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Narrow gauge...
    • 1948 September 18
    • D&RGW

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad narrow gauge locomotive #489 (2-8-2) and freight cars enter the west end of the snowshed on the summit of Marshall Pass in Saguache County, Colorado. The train is the last to travel the Marshall Pass route....
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Marshall Pass (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Saguache County (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Sawatch Range (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Saguache County--1950-1960.; Passes...
    • 1955 May 2
    • D&RGW at  Marshall Pass

    • Smoke rises from Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad narrow gauge locomotive 480, it hauls freight cars near the snowshed on Marshall Pass in Saguache County, Colorado. Shows a snow fence on the slope near the tracks, and mountains in the...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Marshall Pass (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Saguache County (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Sawatch Range (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Saguache County--1950-1960.; Passes...
    • 1954 October 6
    • D&RGW snowshed

    • Snowshed. Photographed: top of Cumbres Pass, Colo., June 13, 1941.
    • Railroads--Buildings and structures--1940-1950.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1941.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad facilities--Cumbres Pass (Colo.); Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway Company.; Railroads, Narrow-gage.
    • 1941
    • D&RGW snowshed

    • Snowshed; being torn down. Photographed: Marshall Pass, Colo., September 14, 1956.
    • Railroads--Buildings and structures--1950-1960.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1956.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad facilities--Marshall Pass (Colo.); Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway Company.; Railroads, Narrow-gage.
    • 1956
    • D&RGW snowshed

    • Showshed in Animas Canyon; photographed from train. Photographed: below Silverton, Colo., May 27, 1939.
    • Railroads--Buildings and structures--1930-1940.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1939.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad facilities--Colorado--Silverton.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway Company.; Railroads, Narrow-gage.
    • 1939
    • D&RGW snowshed

    • Snowshed, photographed from train. Photographed: Marshall Pass, Colo., September 5, 1936.
    • Railroads--Buildings and structures--1930-1940.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1936.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad facilities--Marshall Pass (Colo.); Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway Company.; Railroads, Narrow-gage.
    • 1936
    • D&RGW train (Narrow Gauge), engine number 461, engine type 2-8-2

    • Freight, northbound, on the Rio Grande Southern; 19 cars. Photographed: leaving snowshed at Lizard Head Pass, Colo., October 5, 1947.
    • Locomotives--1940-1950.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1947.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Lizard Head Pass.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway Company.; Railroads, Narrow-gage.
    • 1947
    • D&RGW train (Narrow Gauge), engine number 461, engine type 2-8-2

    • Freight, southbound, on the Rio Grande Southern. Photographed: emerging from snowshed at Lizard Head Pass, Colo., October 41, 1947.
    • Locomotives--1940-1950.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1947.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Lizard Head Pass.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway Company.; Railroads, Narrow-gage.
    • 1947
    • D&RGW train (Narrow Gauge), engine number 464, engine type 2-8-2

    • Freight, southbound, on the Rio Grande southern; 15 cars, near snowshed. Photographed: Lizard Head, Colo., September 28, 1946.
    • Locomotives--1940-1950.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1946.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Lizard Head.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway Company.; Railroads, Narrow-gage.
    • 1946
    • D&RGW train (Narrow Gauge), engine number 472, engine type 2-8-2

    • Train #315, The Shavano; 5 cars, leaving snowshed. Photographed: Marshall Pass, Colo., September 30, 1939.
    • Locomotives--1930-1940.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1939.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Marshall Pass.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway Company.; Railroads, Narrow-gage.
    • 1939
    • D&RGW train (Narrow Gauge), engine number 489, engine type 2-8-2

    • Freight, eastbound, at snowshed; 32 cars. Photographed: Marshall Pass, Colo., October 9, 1953.
    • Locomotives--1950-1960.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1953.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Marshall Pass.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway Company.; Railroads, Narrow-gage.
    • 1953
    • D&RGW train (Narrow Gauge), engine number 489, engine type 2-8-2

    • Freight, eastbound; 32 cars. Photographed: outside snowshed at Marshall Pass, Colo., October 9, 1953.
    • Locomotives--1950-1960.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1953.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Marshall Pass.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway Company.; Railroads, Narrow-gage.
    • 1953
    • D&RGW train (Narrow Gauge), engine number 499, engine type 2-8-2

    • Rocky Mountain Railroad Club excursion; 5 cars. Photographed: at snowshed on Marshall Pass, Colo., September 6, 1947.
    • Locomotives--1940-1950.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1947.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Marshall Pass (Colo.); Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway Company.; Railroads, Narrow-gage.
    • 1947
    • D&RGW, Cumbres, Colo., view from rear of train of yard, depot, & snowshed Ala. - Durango.

    • View of the Denver and Rio Grande Western railroad yard, depot (section house), and snowshed at Cumbres (Rio Arriba County), New Mexico. Shows tank cars, a flat car, and a railroad switch. Cumbres pass is in the distance.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Cumbres (N.M.)--1940-1950.; Cumbres Pass (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Railroad stations--New Mexico--Cumbres--1940-1950.; Railroads--New Mexico--Cumbres--1940-1950.; Snowsheds--New...
    • 1941 July 4
    • D&SL train, engine number 115, engine type 2-8-0

    • Train #2, passenger; distant view; 2 cars. Photographed: Near snowshed at Corona, Colo., August 22, 1926.
    • Locomotives--1920-1930.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1926.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Corona.; Denver and Salt Lake Railway Company.
    • 1926
    • Damaged snowshed wall

    • Workers with shovels stand below concrete buttresses. Shows lumber debris and a snowshed wall damaged possibly by a rock slide near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Landslides--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction...
    •  
    • Denver & Salt Lake scene

    • View, showing snowshed at the top of Rollins Pass, elevation 11,660 ft. Photographed: Corona, Colo., August 22, 1926.
    • Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1926.; Railroads--Colorado--Corona--1920-1930.; Denver and Salt Lake Railway Company.
    • 1926
    • Derailment, Great Northern Railway

    • Workers in overalls hold shovels and stand beside a Great Northern Railway locomotive and a derailed freight car near Stevens Pass in King County, Washington. Shows piles of lumber for snowshed construction, and eroded, fire damaged mountain slopes.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Lumber--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad accidents--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction &...
    • 1914 July 21
    • Dump Mountain [sic], Marshall Pass

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande Railroad tracks probably near Marshall Pass in Saguache County, Colorado. Shows railroad tracks, a snowshed is in the distance.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Marshall Pass (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Saguache County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Passes (Landforms)--Colorado--Saguache County--1880-1890.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Saguache County--1880-1890.
    • [between 1886 and 1890?]
    • East from Rollins Pass, Moffat Road

    • View of forested valley and distant mountains east from Rollins Pass, Colorado; includes standard gauge railroad track with some snow, timber to build snowshed above Tunnel Number 32 (Needles Eye Tunnel), and telephone poles paralleling rails....
    • Rollins Pass (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--1900-1920.; Valleys--Colorado--1900-1920.; Denver, Northwestern and Pacific Railway.
    • [between 1904 and 1913]
    • Embro

    • Men stand on Great Northern Railway tracks near flat bed cars at a snowshed construction site in Embro (King County), Washington. An excavator clears away rocks, probably from a snow or rock slide.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; Embro (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Landslides--Washington (State)--Embro--1910-1920.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Washington (State)--Embro--1910-1920.; Railroads--Washington...
    • 1917 July 7
    • Entrance to snow shed

    • View of a Silverton Northern Railroad snow shed between Eureka and Animas Forks in San Juan County, Colorado; shows narrow gauge tracks and timber retaining walls. The Animas River valley is to the side.
    • San Juan County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--San Juan County--1900-1910.; Snow sheds--Colorado--San Juan County--1900-1910.; Silverton Northern Railroad Company.
    • 1904
    • Eroded slope

    • Men stand on Great Northern Railway tracks destroyed by probably a rock slide on an eroded mountainside in King County, Washington. Shows fire damaged trees on the slope and a portion of a wooden snowshed.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Erosion--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Landslides--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad tracks--Washington (State)--King...
    • 1917 October 26
    • GN train, engine number 2587, engine type 4-8-4

    • Train #1, Empire Builder; snowshed, 14 cars. Photographed: near Summit, Mont., August 6, 1938.
    • Locomotives--1930-1940.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1938.; Railroad locomotives--Montana--Summit.; Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)
    • 1938
    • GN train, engine number 3236, engine type 2-8-2

    • Work train; filling water barrels on top of snowshed. Photographed: near Summit, Mont., August 5, 1938.
    • Locomotives--1930-1940.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1938.; Railroad locomotives--Montana--Summit.; Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)
    • 1938
    • Great Northern locomotive

    • View of a Great Northern Railway locomotive on tracks at Embro (King County), Washington. Workers and a construction excavator are on a wooden snowshed roof. Mountains are in the distance.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Hoisting machinery--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad...
    • 1917 August 16
    • Hook-Eye Curve near Breckenridge

    • View of Boreas Pass and "Hook-eye Curve" near Breckenridge (Summit County), Colorado. Shows Denver, South Park, & Pacific railroad tracks, a trestle, snow fences, a snowshed and the town.
    • Denver, South Park, and Pacific Railway Company--1880-1910.; Boreas Pass (Colo.)--1880-1910.; Breckenridge (Colo.)--1880-1910.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Breckenridge--1880-1910.; Passes (Landforms)--Colorado--Breckenridge--1880-1910.; Railroad...
    • [between 1880 and 1910?]
    • Interior snow sheds near the summit

    • View of the interior of a Central Pacific Railroad snowshed and railroad tracks. Sunlight shines through the timber structure.
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1890.; Interiors--1860-1890.; Snowsheds--1860-1890.
    • [between 1865 and 1890?]
    • Locomotive #203, NG 2-8-0 at lower snowshed slide, MP 492 1/2, Silverton Branch

    • Engine #203, narrow gauge 2-8-0, of the Silverton Branch at lower end of snowshed slide. Large pieces of debris, timbers, show in the deep snow from avalanches along the railroad tracks on the upper reaches of the Rio de Las Animas, on the approach...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1900-1910.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--1900-1910.
    • April or May 1909

QuickView

Display a larger image and more item information when the pointer pauses over a thumbnail
 

Layout options:

Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK
Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK