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    • Betty Cram Oral History

    • Betty Johnson Cram was born September 18, 1922 on a farm near Niwot, Colorado. After high school she moved to Denver and worked several jobs. In 1941, she found work at the Livestock Exchange Group. She remained there for several years, working...
    • Cram, Betty Johnson, 1922-; Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Stockyards.
    • 2013 September 14
    • Dave Oletski Oral History

    • In 1954, David Oletski, was born at 4920 Logan Street in the Globeville neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. One of six children, he was raised in a large extended family of Polish Catholics. At the time of his grandmother’s death in 1978, he had...
    • Oletski, David, 1954-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Habitat for Humanity (Denver, Colo.); Globeville Civic Association (Denver, Colo.)
    • 2013 November 2
    • Narrow Gauge Museum

    • Snow falls on Rio Grande Southern locomotive #42, stock car #7302, caboose #0404, Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive (2-8-0) #318, and Mount Blanca & Western caboose 05 on display at the Narrow Gauge Museum in Alamosa (Alamosa County),...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--Equipment & supplies--1950-1960.; Mount Blanca and Western Railroad--Equipment & supplies--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad--Equipment & supplies--1950-1960.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.;...
    • 1954 December 23
    • Narrow Gauge Museum

    • View of Rio Grande Southern locomotive (4-6-0) #20, Mount Blanca & Western locomotive (2-8-0) #346, Mount Blanca & Western Caboose #05, and Rio Grande Southern locomotive (2-8-0) #42 on display at the Narrow Gauge Museum in Alamosa (Alamosa...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Mount Blanca and Western Railroad--1950-1960.; Narrow Gauge Museum (Alamosa, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad--Equipment & supplies--1950-1960.; Alamosa...
    • 1954 February
    • Fred McPeck Oral History

    • Fred McPeck was born in Bellefontaine, Ohio in 1927. In 1943, he started work building airplane engines for the war effort. Three years later, he joined United States Marine Corps, and was stationed at Camp Lajeune North Carolina, Bermuda, Cuba,...
    • McPeck, Fred, 1927-; Elyria-Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Skiing.
    • 2013 October 19
    • D&RGW

    • View of locomotives in the roundhouse in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. Locomotives are identified left to right as: Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad #495, #464 (with a pilot mounted snowplow), #463, Rio Grande Southern #42 (with a...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Railroad roundhouses--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Railroad...
    • 1951 August 5
    • D&RGW narrow gauge locomotive 74

    • View of men and a girl posing by a Denver & Rio Grande Western Railway tender and baggage car pulled by locomotive number 74 (type 280) near Scofield, Carbon County, Utah. The train's engine has a balloon smokestack and headlight.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway Company--1880-1890.; Scofield (Utah)--1880-1890.; Girls--Utah--Scofield--1880-1890.; Railroad cars--Utah--Scofield--1880-1890.; Railroad locomotives--Utah--Scofield--1880-1890.;...
    • 1889
    • DB&W Train at Sugar Loaf Station 1916

    • A train of the Denver, Boulder and Western Railroad winds around a snow-covered hillside in the background, at Sugarloaf in Boulder County, Colorado. Large clouds of dark smoke puff from the two engines on the train, one in the front and one in the...
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Sugarloaf (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--Boulder County--1910-1920.; Denver, Boulder, and Western Railroad Company.
    • [1916?]
    • Great Western Sugar Company Plant and office

    • View of the Great Western Sugar Company plant and office in Brighton (Adams County), Colorado. Shows a large processing plant with a tall smokestack and round silos. The plant is constructed of brick and has large windows across the length of...
    • Great Western Sugar Company--Buildings--1980-1990.; Brighton (Colo.)--1980-1990.; Sugar industry.; Great Western Sugar Company--Buildings--Pictorial works.; Beet sugar industry--Colorado--Brighton--Pictorial works.; Brighton (Colo.)--Pictorial...
    • 1989
    • Western Hotel, Ouray, Colo.

    • View of the Western Hotel located at 210 7th Avenue, Ouray, Colorado. The three-story large frame hotel has ship lap siding, as well as a full-length front porch with decorative columns and barge board. Above the porch, is a second floor balcony...
    • Western Hotel (Ouray, Colo.)--2010-2020.; Hotels--Colorado--Ouray--2010-2020.; Ouray (Colo.)--2010-2020.; Western Hotel (Ouray, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Hotels--Colorado--Ouray--Pictorial works.; Ouray (Colo.)--Pictorial works.
    • 2011
    • Narrow Gauge Motel and Museum

    • View of Rio Grande Southern (4-6-0) #20, Mount Blanca & Western (2-8-0) #346, Mount Blanca & Western Caboose 05, and Rio Grande Southern locomotive (2-8-0) #42 on display at the Narrow Gauge Museum in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. The frame...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--Equipment & supplies--1950-1960.; Mount Blanca and Western Railroad--Equipment & supplies--1950-1960.; Narrow Gauge Museum (Alamosa, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad--Equipment &...
    • 1954 February
    • Luis Canela and Boyd Polhamus

    • Boyd Polhamus, rodeo announcer, poses with Luis Canela, the master of ceremonies for the Mexican Rodeo Extravaganza during the 100th anniversary of the National Western Stock Show in Denver, Colorado. Boyd wears a denim shirt, jeans and a cowboy...
    • National Western Stock Show--2000-2010.; Hispanic Americans--2000-2010.; Masters of ceremonies--2000-2010.; Mexican Americans--2000-2010.; Rodeo announcers--2000-2010.; Denver (Colo.)--2000-2010.; Rodeos.; Canela, Luis--Pictorial works.; Polhamus,...
    • [2006 January 1]
    • Mary Lou Egan Oral History

    • Mary Lou Egan was born in 1948 in Denver, Colorado. One of 5 children, she grew up in the Washington Park neighborhood. During her childhood she spent a signifigant amount of time at her grandparent’s house in the Globeville neighborhood. Her...
    • Egan, Mary Lou, 1948-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 2013 October 19
    • Narrow Gauge Museum

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive (2-8-0) #346, repainted with "M.B. & W.R.R.," and caboose 0500 with a sign: "Mount Blanca and Western Railroad," are on display at the Narrow Gauge Museum in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado....
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--Equipment & supplies--1950-1960.; Mount Blanca and Western Railroad--Equipment & supplies--1950-1960.; Narrow Gauge Museum (Alamosa, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Sangre de Cristo...
    • 1952
    • Narrow Gauge Museum

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive (2-8-0) #346, and caboose 0500 are on display at the Narrow Gauge Museum in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. The tender is decorated with a garland and painted sign that reads: "Merry Christmas...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--Equipment & supplies--1950-1960.; Mount Blanca and Western Railroad--Equipment & supplies--1950-1960.; Narrow Gauge Museum (Alamosa, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Christmas...
    • 1951 December 6
    • Narrow Gauge Museum

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive (2-8-0) #346, and Mount Blanca and Western caboose #05, are on display at the Narrow Gauge Museum in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. Smoke rises from a passing D. & R.G.W. narrow gauge train....
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--Equipment & supplies--1950-1960.; Mount Blanca and Western Railroad--Equipment & supplies--1950-1960.; Narrow Gauge Museum (Alamosa, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Sangre de Cristo...
    • 1952 March 30
    • Narrow Gauge Museum

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive (2-8-0) #346, repainted as "M.B. & W.R.R." (Mount Blanca and Western Railroad,) and caboose 0500, are on display at the Narrow Gauge Museum in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. Antlers are mounted...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--Equipment & supplies--1950-1960.; Mount Blanca and Western Railroad--Equipment & supplies--1950-1960.; Narrow Gauge Museum (Alamosa, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Sangre de Cristo...
    • 1952
    • 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
    • Narrow Gauge Museum

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive (2-8-0) #346, repainted with "M.B. & W.R.R." (Mt. Blanca and Western Railroad) and "Cumbres," and caboose 05 are on display at the Narrow Gauge Museum in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado....
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--Equipment & supplies--1950-1960.; Mount Blanca and Western Railroad--Equipment & supplies--1950-1960.; Narrow Gauge Museum (Alamosa, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge...
    • 1952 October 21
    • Narrow Gauge Museum

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive (2-8-0) #318, and Denver & Rio Grande Western locomotive 346, repainted as Mount Blanca and Western, freight car #1143, and Rio Grande Southern locomotive #42, are on display at the Narrow Gauge...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--Equipment & supplies--1950-1960.; Mount Blanca and Western Railroad--Equipment & supplies--1950-1960.; Narrow Gauge Museum (Alamosa, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad--Equipment &...
    • 1954
    • Judy Montero Oral History

    • Judy Hinojosa Montero was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, in 1952. After her parents divorce, her mother remarried and her step-father moved the family to Denver, Colorado in 1954. Judy attended Bryant-Webster Elementary School in Denver. The...
    • Montero, Judy Hinojosa, 1954-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Elyria-Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 2013 November 20
    • D&RGW business car A-1 at Salt Lake City Union Depot, Utah

    • View of a Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad passenger coach; people posed on the observation deck and the ground are identified as (l to r): Frank A. Wadleigh, Pass Traffic Mgr; A. R. Stevens Secy; Mrs Gertrude Wild; Fred Wild, Vice Pres...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1920-1930.; Salt Lake City (Utah)--1920-1930.; Railroad passenger cars--Utah--Salt Lake City--1920-1930.; Women--Utah--Salt Lake City--1920-1930.; Stevens, A. R., Secretary.; Wadleigh, Frank A.;...
    • 1924?
    • Narrow Gauge Museum

    • Robert W. Richardson and Carl Helfin pose on Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive (2-8-0) #346, at the Narrow Museum in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. Richardson holds an oil can and Helfin holds a wire handled lamp. Antlers are...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--Equipment & supplies--1950-1960.; Narrow Gauge Museum (Alamosa, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroad...
    • 1952 April 9
    • Narrow Gauge Museum

    • Mount Blanca & Western Railroad caboose 05 is on display at the Narrow Gauge Museum in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. The caboose reads: "Mount Blanca & Western, Thru the Chico." Shows the cupola and stack on the roof. Snow is on the ground.
    • Mount Blanca and Western Railroad--Equipment & supplies--1950-1960.; Narrow Gauge Museum (Alamosa, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Open-air...
    • 1955?
    • Narrow Gauge Museum

    • View of Mount Blanca & Western Railroad locomotive and tender #346 (2-8-0, formerly Denver and Rio Grande Western), and caboose #05 on display at the Narrow Gauge Museum in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. The locomotive reads: "Cumbres." The...
    • Mount Blanca and Western Railroad--1950-1960.; Narrow Gauge Museum (Alamosa, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Galleries & museums--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Open-air...
    • 1955 February
    • New York Central Lines freight & passenger office

    • View of the New York Central Lines freight and passenger office at 1071 17th (Seventeenth) Street in Denver, Colorado. Lettering on a window and door reads: "New York Central Michigan Central Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Big Four Route Boston &...
    • New York Central Railroad Company--Facilities--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Ticket offices--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [between 1901 and 1910?]
    • New York Central Line freight & passenger office

    • View of the New York Central Lines freight and passenger office at 1071 17th (Seventeenth) Street in Denver, Colorado. Lettering on a window and door reads: "New York Central Michigan Central Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Big Four Route Boston &...
    • New York Central Railroad Company--Facilities--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Ticket offices--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [between 1901 and 1910]
    • The Vidal family

    • Members of the Vidal family, seven women and one man, pose in front of a wood cabin on the set of a western movie. The women wear overalls and the man wears work pants and suspenders.
    • Motion picture industry--1900-1910.; Westerns--1900-1910.; Women--1900-1910.
    • 1902 August 2
    • Colo. Gato. Pagosa Junction

    • A rustic gable-roofed train depot in Gato, also known as Pagosa Junction, Colorado, has signs reading "Gato," "Western Union Telegraph and Cable Office," and "D & R G W R R [Denver and Rio Grande Western Rail Road], Royal Gorge [?], Scenic Line."...
    • Gato (Colo.)--1930-1960.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Gato--1930-1960.
    • [between 1930 and 1960?]
    • Worst Western Hotel, Fraser, Colo.

    • View of the Worst Western Hotel located at 217 Eisenhower Drive, Fraser, Colo. The simple lap sided structure boosts a unique sign above the front entrance with three ski poles and the words "Worst Western Hotel."
    • Worst Western Hotel (Fraser, Colo.)--1990-2000.; Hotels--Colorado--Fraser--1990-2000.; Fraser (Colo.)--1990-2000.; Worst Western Hotel (Fraser, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Hotels--Colorado--Fraser--Pictorial works.; Fraser (Colo.)--Pictorial works.
    • 1989
    • Western Hardware Co., Leadville, Colo.

    • View of the Western Hardware Company store located at 431 Harrison Avenue, Leadville, Colo. Built in 1880, the two-story brick building has a cast-iron storefront, bracketed cornice, and paired windows with segmental arches. The building was...
    • Western Hardware Company (Leadville, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Hardware stores--Colorado--Leadville--1980-1990.; Leadville (Colo.)--1980-1990.; Western Hardware Company (Leadville, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Hardware stores--Colorado--Leadville--Pictorial...
    • 1981
    • Narrow Gauge Museum

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western locomotive (2-8-0) #318 is on display at the Narrow Gauge Museum in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. Shows a Rio Grande Southern caboose and a portion of a Mount Blanca & Western Railroad caboose. Snow is on the...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--Equipment & supplies--1950-1960.; Narrow Gauge Museum (Alamosa, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Open-air...
    • 1955?
    • The Western Seed Co.

    • View of The Western Seed Company at 1421 15th (Fifteenth) Street in Denver, Colorado; shows storefronts, an office building, utility wires, a car, and signs: "The Western Seed Co. Garden Field and Flower Seeds."
    • Western Seed Company (Denver, Colo.)--Buildings--1910-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Seed trade--Colorado--Denver--1910-1930.
    • [between 1915 and 1925?]
    • The Western Seed Co.

    • View of The Western Seed Company at 1514 15th (Fifteenth) Street in Denver, Colorado; shows storefronts, an office building, a horse and buggy, and signs: "The Western Seed Co.," "Piggly Wiggly Stores," and "Geo. Hamburger."
    • Western Seed Company (Denver, Colo.)--Buildings--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Seed trade--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    • [between 1926 and 1930?]
    • Messengers of the Western Union Telegraph Co.

    • Panoramic view of a group of young men on the steps of the United States Post Office at 1961 Stout Street in Denver, Colorado. Western Union Telegraph Company messengers pose in uniforms that include jackets with metal buttons, notepads in breast...
    • United States. Post Office (Denver, Colo.)--Buildings--1910-1920.; Western Union Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Messengers--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Post offices--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • 1917
    • Bar, Western Hotel, Ouray

    • Bartender poses behind an ornate wooden bar, Western Hotel, in front of a mirror with "Coors" and "Smoke Domino of the Western Hotel" signs, Ouray, Ouray County, Colorado. Tobacco advertisement posters and labels on boxes and tins read: "Town...
    • Western Hotel (Ouray, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Ouray (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Bars (Furniture)--Colorado--Ouray--1930-1940.; Bartenders--Colorado--Ouray--1930-1940.; Hotels--Colorado--Ouray--1930-1940.
    • May 1937
    • Norfolk & Western Ry. 2-8-6-2 #2093 on Ohio Midland Ry. near Newark, Ohio.

    • View of Norfolk & Western Railway locomotive #2093 on a curve on probably Ohio Midland Railroad Company tracks probably between Obetz and Lockbourne, Ohio, south of Columbus.
    • Norfolk and Western Railway Company--1940-1950.; Ohio Midland Railroad Company--Facilities--1940-1950.; Obetz (Ohio)--1940-1950.; Railroad locomotives--Ohio--Obetz--1940-1950.; Railroads--Ohio--Obetz--1940-1950.
    • 1940 July 21
    • Interior view of diner lounge

    • Women in high heels, dresses, skirts and hats pose on furniture inside a Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad dining lounge car, refurbished from a Western Pacific dining car, parked possibly in the Denver, Colorado railroad yards. Some of the...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1930-1940.; Western Pacific Railroad Company--1930-1940.; Railroad dining cars--1930-1940.; Women--1930-1940.
    • Summer, 1939?
    • Norfolk & Western Ry. 2088 2-8-8-2 Mallet on head of freight Chillicothe, Ohio.

    • View of Norfolk and Western Railway Company mallet locomotive, #2088 and freight cars near a passenger platform and signal tower in Chillicothe (Ross County), Ohio. A man in a suit walks in the railroad yard. Shows automobiles and commercial...
    • Norfolk and Western Railway Company--1930-1940.; Chillicothe (Ohio)--1930-1940.; Railroad locomotives--Ohio--Chillicothe--1930-1940.; Railroad shops & yards--Ohio--Chillicothe--1930-1940.; Railroad signal towers--Ohio--Chillicothe--1930-1940.
    • 1939 March 25

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