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    • Chicago, Burlington and Quincy, Denver Zephyr, contestants boarding

    • Female beauty contestants, fashionably dressed, board the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy, Denver Zephyr in Chicago, Illinois. "Queen Virginia Roper" wears a crown and shakes hands with Ralph Budd the president of the railroad. The other contestants...
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    • 1936 Nov. 13
    • Chicago, Burlington and Quincy, Denver Zephyr, beauty contestants

    • Beauty contestant winners (identified from left to right) Elizabeth Foster, Wilma Adams, Florence Collier, Virginia Roper, Beverley Peterson, and their chaperon, Mrs. H.C. Leuty pose in the observation car of the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy,...
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    • 1936
    • Pioneer Zephyr at Longmont, 2:25 P.M.

    • View of the Pioneer Zephyr 9900 running as Colorado and Southern Railway train 32 stopped at the railroad station in Longmont (Boulder County), Colorado. The streamlined art-deco style diesel locomotive and cars are constructed of stainless steel....
    • Trout, George A.
    • 1950 February 19
    • Locomotive Chi. Burlington & Quincy, Burlington Zephyr

    • CB&Q Burlington Zephyr No. 9900, at the railyard in Denver, Colorado; high speed silver streamliner of the Burlington Route; also known as Pioneer Zephyr; lettering on buildings read "Pride of the Rockies Flour Mill"," Pikes Peak Mill", "National...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [1940-1949?]
    • Burlington's new Vista Dome, Denver Zephyr

    • View of a banquet, a promotional event for the Chicago, Burlington, Northern and Quincy Railroads new Denver Zephyr Vista Dome in Denver, Colorado. Men are seated at banquet tables in a conference room. A large printed advertisement hung on the...
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    • 1956?
    • Denver Zephyr clock

    • View of a Chicago, Burlington and Quincy wooden clock in probably Denver, Colorado. A sign reads: "Mountain Time." Letters on the clock case read: "Naval Observatory Time hourly by Western Union" and "The Start of the Zephyr Will Break the Tape and...
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    • 1934
    • CZ meet at Grizzly

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande Western locomotive #601 as it pulls the California Zephyr through Glenwood Canyon, Garfield County, Colorado. Another California Zephyr waits at the Grizzly siding on parallel tracks. The Colorado River and the...
    • Brown, photographer.
    • 1949 Aug. 28
    • C & S Texas Zephyr, south @ Sedalia, 1:30P.M.

    • The Colorado and Southern passenger train the Texas Zephyr is stopped at Sedalia (Douglas County), Colorado. The train has a diesel locomotive, passenger cars, a combination car and a mail car. A Denver and Rio Grande Western freight car and...
    • Trout, George A.
    • 1949 October 12
    • California Zephyr, Moffat Tunnel

    • View of the California Zephyr on Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks at the east portal of the Moffat Tunnel in Gilpin County, Colorado. Shows passenger observations cars, tracks, a signal shack and mountains.
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    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Denver Union Depot and some umbrella sheds

    • View of the Union Pacific "City of Denver" and the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad "Denver Zephyr" trains, umbrella sheds and passenger platforms at Union Station in Denver, Colorado. The railroad depot is a rusticated stone building. The...
    • Schick, Joseph.
    • 1941 March 24
    • Zephyr in Hot Sulphur Springs, Colo.

    • A crowd is gathered around the Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Denver Zephyr on its first trip to Hot Sulphur Springs (Grand County), Colorado. Shows the railroad station, a water tower and mesas in the distance.
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    • 1934 Jun. 16
    • Denver Zephyr, Burlington Route

    • The engineer, a railroad worker and a man in a suit and hat pose on or near a Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad Denver Zephyr locomotive and train in probably Denver, Colorado. A sign on the locomotive reads: "Burlington Route."
    • McCall, Floyd Haley, 1902-
    • 1949 Oct. 12
    • Chicago Burlington and Quincy, Denver Zephyr lounge

    • A Chicago, Burlington and Quincy porter snuffs out a cigarette in an ashtray in a Denver Zephyr lounge car. The African American (black) porter wears a white uniform and cap. Well dressed men and women passengers sit in upholstered chairs with...
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    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • 1:00 P.M. C & S tr. 1, Texas Zephyr, 1 mile north of Larkspur

    • View of the Texas Zephyr, Colorado and Southern passenger train no. 1, led by diesel locomotive 9937A near Larkspur (Douglas County), Colorado. Lettering on the locomotive reads: "Burlington Route." The consist has a baggage car and passenger...
    • Trout, George A.
    • 1955 July 29
    • California Zephyr Dome Coach Silver Scout in eastbound #6

    • View of a Denver and Rio Grande Western California Zephyr Dome Coach, "Silver Scout," hooked to the Exposition Flyer in Crescent (Boulder County), Colorado. The snow-capped Indian Peaks are in the distance.
    • Roach, Otto.
    • 1948 Mar. 22
    • 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.
    • [1949?]
    • Zephyr View Cabin

    • The Zephyr View Cabin was built by William Pitts in the Lincoln Hills County Club area in Pinecliffe, Colo. Lincoln Hills was the the only African-American mountain resorts in the western United States during the early and middle 20th century....
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    • circa 1950's
    • Zephyr, buffet car interior

    • An African American (black) man stands and smiles in the kitchen behind the counter in a Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Zephyr buffet car. He wears a chefs hat, white jacket and bow tie. Control panels, a ventilation hood, coffee dispensers,...
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    • [between 1940 and 1960?]
    • Burlington Streamline Train, Texas Zephyr, near Larkspur

    • Colorado & Southern publicity shot on September 8, 1940 shows Texas Zephyr 9950 (also known as the Silver Racer) plus additional diesel unit engine, a Burlington Route high speed silver streamliner with eight baggage and passenger cars, near...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [1940]
    • First CZ meet, Grizzly

    • Two California Zephyr express trains meet at a railroad siding (Grizzly) in Garfield County, Colorado, beside the Colorado River. The Denver and Rio Grande Western locomotives and passenger cars travel in opposite directions on parallel tracks....
    • Roach, Otto.
    • 1949 Mar. 21
    • Railroad depot, Glenwood Springs

    • People gather near the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company depot in Glenwood Springs (Garfield County), Colorado. The depot is a one story structure with towers and a tile roof. The California Zephyr express train is stopped near the...
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    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • CZ eastbound in Salt Lake Valley - KF Steel Plant

    • View of the eastbound California Zephyr, pulled by Denver & Rio Grande Western locomotive #601, in the Salt Lake Valley, Salt Lake County, Utah. Shows the train, with domed observation cars, near the Wasatch Mountains. The KF Steel plant is in the...
    • Roach, Otto.
    • 1949 Mar. 15
    • CZ westbound East switch Grand Valley

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western engine #601 pulls the California Zephyr westbound at the east switch in the Grand Valley, in Mesa County, Colorado.
    • Roach, Otto.
    • 1949 Mar. 14
    • Denver & Rio Grande Engine 5771

    • View of the Denver & Rio Grande Engine No. 5771 currently on display at the Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 West 44th Avenue, Golden, Colo. Between 1971-1983, this diesel engine powered the last non-Amtrak intercity passenger train in the United...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 2009
    • D&RGW 550 on 4 units, eastbound

    • View of the "Exposition Flyer," a Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad passenger train pulled by locomotive #550, near the east portal of the Moffat Tunnel in Gilpin County, Colorado. Snow-covered mountains are in the distance.
    • Roach, Otto.
    • [between 1944 and 1949?]
    • 12:05 P.M., Colorado & Southern 820 & S.F. 2146 south at Palmer Lake

    • View of Colorado and Southern Railway diesel locomotive 820 followed by Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe diesel locomotive 2146, boxcars and gondola cars near Palmer Lake (El Paso County), Colorado. Letters on the lead locomotive read: "Way of the...
    • Trout, George A.
    • 1957 September 27
    • Central Denver

    • Aerial view of the park in front of the Colorado State Capitol building, 15th (Fifteenth) and 16th (Sixteenth) Streets, Broadway and Lincoln Street in the Central Business District of Denver. Colorado. Shows the Denver City and County Building...
    • Myers, John A., photographer.
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    • Denver skyline

    • View of Civic Center and downtown Denver, Colorado from the roof of the Denver Public Library building. Shows the Voorhies Memorial, Republic Building, Majestic Building, and the Young Men's Christian Association (Y.M.C.A.) building. Signs mounted...
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    • 1955 October
    • Central Denver

    • Aerial view of the Colorado State Capitol building, a park, 15th (Fifteenth) and 16th (Sixteenth) Streets, Broadway and Lincoln Street in the Central Business District of Denver. Colorado. Shows the Denver City and County Building annex, the...
    • Myers, John A., photographer.
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    • D&RGW 553 or Audits, with train #17

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western locomotive #553 pulls the Exposition Flyer, with observation cars, through Glenwood Canyon, Garfield County, Colorado. The train is beside the Colorado River near vertical canyon walls.
    • Roach, Otto.
    • 1948 June 14
    • 1290 series lounge interior

    • Interior view of a Denver and Rio Grande Western California Zephyr lounge car. Men and women sit on upholstered chairs and couches and at booths. The men wear suits and ties and the women wear dresses or skirts and sweaters. Bottles of coke are on...
    • Brown, photographer.
    • 1951 Apr

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