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    • 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,...
    • Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company--Public relations--1930-1940.; Denver Zephyr (Express train)--1930-1940.; Beauty contestants--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Interiors--1930-1940.; Railroad observation cars--1930-1940.
    • 1936
    • Uintah Ry. excursion train

    • View of a Uintah Railway narrow gauge excursion train probably in Garfield County, Colorado. The consist is led by a steam locomotive and includes a passenger car and an open observation car with a canvas roof. Lettering on the observation car...
    • Uintah Railway--1900-1910.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Cities & towns.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad observation cars.
    • [between 1905 and 1910?]
    • At Hanging Bridge

    • Passengers pose with railroad employee in the rear "Canon" series observation car of eastbound No. 2, The Scenic Limited, of the Denver and Rio Grande Western, above the Arkansas River, near Hanging Bridge, Royal Gorge, Fremont County, Colorado.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1920-1930.; Royal Gorge (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Passengers--Colorado--Fremont County--1920-1930.; Railroad employees--Colorado--Fremont County--1920-1930.; Railroad observation cars--Colorado--Fremont...
    • [between 1920 and 1929]
    • Pullman, "Tryphosa"

    • Rear view of Pullman "Tryphosa," an all wood, eight section lounge with open platform observation on the rear of the first Scenic Limited train, Denver & Rio Grande Railroad at Burnham Shops, Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Railroad lounge cars--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • 1906 June 2
    • People in rear of observation car Denver

    • Passengers pose for a photo on the back of a Colorado Midland observation car No. 111 at Union Station in Denver, Colorado. All of the passengers are dressed in their finest travel clothes. The men wear suits and hats and the women wear dresses and...
    • Colorado Midland Railway Company--1890-1910.; Union Station (Denver, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Passengers--Colorado--Denver--1890-1910.; Railroad observation cars--Colorado--Denver--1890-1910.;...
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • The Platte Valley and Denver skyline

    • View of the Denver skyline and the Platte Valley from the west side of Interstate 25 (I-25) in Denver, Colorado. Shows the north bound lanes of I-25 and commercial buildings in the Platte Valley, the observation tower at Six Flags Elitch Gardens...
    • Denver (Colo.)--2000-2010.; Jefferson Park (Denver, Colo.)--2000-2010.; Aquariums.; Cities & towns.; Express highways.; Observation towers.; Aquariums--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.;...
    • 2000
    • D&RGW "Canon" series observation car on eastbound #2

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad "Canon" series observation car stops eastbound at Hanging Bridge, Royal Gorge, Fremont County, Colorado. Men, women, and a porter pose on the vestibule; the Arkansas River is at the side, and pipelines follow...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1920-1930.; Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Fremont County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Royal Gorge (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Fremont County--1920-1930.; Railroad observation...
    • December, 1927
    • D&RGW observation car "Glenwood Canon" on rear of train #8 "The Panoramic...

    • People pose on the deck of Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad observation car "Glenwood Canon," in Provo, Utah. A sign on the railing reads: "Panoramic Special;" people and depot buildings are in the background.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1920-1930.; Provo (Utah)--1920-1930.; Passengers--Utah--Provo--1920-1930.; Railroad observation cars--Utah--Provo--1920-1930.; Railroad stations--Utah--Provo--1920-1930.
    • Summer, 1927
    • D&RGW open platform observation car on rear train #2 the Scenic Limited, at Hanging bridge in...

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad observation car and train #2 stops by the Arkansas River in Royal Gorge, Fremont County, Colorado; men, women, and porters pose on the vestibule by a sign: "Denver and Rio Grande Western Scenic Limited."
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1920-1930.; Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Fremont County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Royal Gorge (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Fremont County--1920-1930.; Railroad observation...
    • Summer, 1928
    • D&RGW observation car, Silverton, Colo.

    • View of the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad "Silver Vista" narrow gauge observation car in Silverton (San Juan County), Colorado. Locomotive 478 (2-8-2) switches on tracks nearby. Steep mountain slopes are next to the tracks.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Silverton (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Silverton--1950-1960.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Silverton--1950-1960.; Railroad observation...
    • 1951 October 3
    • Pullman open platform observation car in service on D&RGW train no. 1, the "Scenic...

    • Men and women sit on or stand by the observation platform of a Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad lounge car at Union Station, in Denver, Colorado. Sign reads: "Denver & Rio Grande Western Scenic Limited;" cast concrete shelters are to the side.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad cars--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Railroad lounge cars--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.;...
    • 1925
    • Denver and Rio Grande excursion car

    • A shiny new Denver and Rio Grande excursion car number 780 parks in the Denver station yard, Denver, Colorado. The "Scenic Line of the World" built three open observation cars with flip-back benches in 1905. Two men and a dog stand by a locomotive...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Railroad observation cars--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Railroad shops & yards--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [1905]
    • Pullman open platform observation car in service on D&RGW train no. 1, the "Scenic...

    • Men and women pose on a Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad car observation platform at Union Station, in Denver, Colorado. Sign reads: "Denver & Rio Grande Western Scenic Limited."
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad passenger cars--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    • 1925
    • B & O 7618 (2-8-8-4), 5304 (4-6-2) exhibit special leaving Akron Jct., OH

    • Baltimore & Ohio freight cars carry antique locomotives and open railroad passenger and observation carriages and coaches in Akron Junction (Summit County), Ohio. Signs identify the exhibits. Lettering on the locomotives and carriages read:...
    • Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company--Exhibitions & displays.; Akron Junction (Ohio)--1940-1950.; Railroad freight cars.; Railroad locomotives.; Railroad observation cars.; Railroad passenger cars.
    • 1948 July 1
    • Uintah excursion train

    • View of a Uintah Railway narrow gauge excursion train probably in Garfield County, Colorado. The consist is led by a steam locomotive and includes a passenger car and a flat car with a temporary frame that supports wooden poles, a railing, and a...
    • Uintah Railway--1900-1910.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Festive decorations.; Passengers.; Railroad locomotives.; Railroad observation cars.; Railroad passenger cars.
    • [between 1906 and 1910?]
    • Hanging Bridge in Royal Gorge

    • Three railroad employees, two conductors and a brakeman, and two women stand on an open observation car under the Hanging Bridge in the Royal Gorge of the Arkansas River, Fremont County, Colorado. The steep, cragged walls of the canyon tower above...
    • Arkansas River--1880-1890.; Fremont County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Royal Gorge (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Canyons--Colorado--Fremont County--1880-1890.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Fremont County--1880-1890.; Railroad observation cars--Colorado--Fremont...
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Denver and Rio Grande excursion car

    • A shiny new Denver and Rio Grande excursion car number 780 parks in the Denver station yard, Denver, Colorado. The "Scenic Line of the World" built three open observation cars with flip-back benches in 1905. The Western Electric Company building,...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Railroad observation cars--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [1905]
    • Pullman open platform observation car in service on D&RGW train no. 1, the "Scenic...

    • Men and women, wearing a variety of hats and hair styles, pose on a Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad car observation platform at Union Station, in Denver, Colorado. Sign reads: "Denver & Rio Grande Western Scenic Limited."
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad passenger cars--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    • 1925
    • D&RGW open platform observation "Glenwood Canon" at Burnham Yards for...

    • Men and women pose on the observation platform of the "Glenwood Canon" Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad passenger coach at Burnham Shops, Denver, Colorado. Ladies in bathing suits and top hats pose with lanterns.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Bathing beauties--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Railroad passenger cars--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    • 1927?
    • Eastbound Galloping Goose # 5, R.G.S. tr. 372 @ Placerville passing Rocky Mtn. R.R. Club excursion...

    • Front view of the Rio Grande Southern Galloping Goose motor car beside a Rio Grande Southern excursion train in Placerville (San Miguel County), Colorado. Members of the Rocky Mountain Railroad Club walk near the trains or stand and sit on the back...
    • Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1940-1950.; Rocky Mountain Railroad Club--People--1940-1950.; Placerville (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Clubs--Colorado--Placerville--1940-1950.; Railroad motor cars--Colorado--Placerville--1940-1950.; Railroad observation...
    • 1949 May 28
    • Children and Southern Pacific stewardess / RN

    • A boy in a sailor suit, a woman who holds a young girl on her lap and a Southern Pacific Railroad Stewardess / RN who holds a young boy sit in Chrome and velvet seats in the observation car of probably the Coast Daylight express train. A wall with...
    • Southern Pacific Railroad Company--1930-1940.; Children.; Interiors.; Passengers.; Railroad observation cars.; Railroads.; Stewards.; Women.; Coast Daylight (Express train)
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    • D&RGW open platform observation "Glenwood Canon" at Burnham Yards for...

    • Men and women pose on the observation platform of the "Glenwood Canon" Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad passenger coach at Burnham Shops, Denver, Colorado. Ladies in bathing suits and conductor's hats pose with lanterns.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Bathing beauties--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Railroad passenger cars--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    • 1927?
    • Rio Grande California Zephyr leaving Denver, 8:45 A.M.

    • The Denver and Rio Grande Western California Zephyr led by diesel 600 leaves the railroad yards in Denver, Colorado. The consist has observation cars.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1940-1950.; California Zephyr (Express train)--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Diesel locomotives--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Railroad observation cars--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.;...
    • 1949 July 11
    • Denver and Rio Grande excursion car

    • Side view of the shiny new Denver and Rio Grande excursion car number 780, in the Denver station yard, Denver, Colorado. The "Scenic Line of the World" built three open observation cars with flip-back benches in 1905.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Railroad observation cars--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [1905]
    • D&RGW

    • Railfans are in an observation car, the "Silver Vista," at the end of a Rocky Mountain Railroad Club excursion near Osier in Conejos County, Colorado. Shows Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad cabooses #04343 and #0586, and locomotive #488...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Railfans--Colorado--Conejos County--1950-1960.; Conejos County (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Conejos County--1950-1960.; Railroad observation cars--Colorado--Conejos...
    • 1953 September 26
    • The Salmson

    • View of a Salmson single engine airplane in Warvillers (or Warfuilliers), Somme, Picardie, France; hangar tents are in the background.
    • Reconnaissance aircraft--France--1910-1920.; Salmson airplanes--France--1910-1920.; Biplanes--French--France--1910-1920.
    • 1918, May 25
    • D&RGW

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad narrow gauge locomotive #494 (2-8-2) and passenger cars are stopped on a curve in probably Crested Butte (Gunnison County), Colorado. The train is a Rocky Mountain Railroad Club excursion special. Passengers...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Rocky Mountain Railroad Club--People--1950-1960.; Railfans--Colorado--Crested Butte--1950-1960.; Crested Butte (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Crested...
    • 1948 September 18
    • At Genoa, Colorado 5 states can be seen from tower.

    • The tower at Genoa, Colorado, six stories high with glassed and open observation decks, was built in the early 1900s by C. W. Gregory, and has been run by several owners. Genoa is the highest point between Denver and New York City, and six states...
    • Genoa (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Observation towers--Colorado--Genoa--1930-1950.
    • [between 1930 and 1950?]
    • At Genoa, Colorado 5 states can be seen from tower.

    • The tower at Genoa, Colorado, six stories high with glassed and open observation decks, was built in the early 1900s by C. W. Gregory. Genoa is the highest point between Denver and New York City, and six states are visible: painted on the tower and...
    • Genoa (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Observation towers--Colorado--Genoa--1930-1950.
    • [between 1930 and 1950?]
    • The Tower

    • The tower at Genoa, Colorado, six stories high with glassed and open observation decks, was built in the early 1900s by C. W. Gregory. Genoa is the highest point between Denver and New York City, and six states are visible: painted on the tower is...
    • Genoa (Colo.)--1920-1950.; Observation towers--Colorado--Genoa--1920-1950.
    • [between 1920 and 1950?]
    • Great Northern Oriental Limited

    • View of Great Northern Railway Oriental Limited passenger train on tracks near a railroad signal. A steel passenger car reads "Great Northern" and "Compartment Observation Car," "9029," and a sign on the railing displays the Oriental Limited logo.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1920-1930.; Oriental Limited (Express train)--1920-1930.; Railroad observation cars--1920-1930.; Railroads--1920-1930.
    • [between 1924 and 1931]
    • The Summit of Pike's Peak

    • Panoramic view of the stone Army Signal Corps Weather Station at the summit of Pikes Peak (El Paso County), Colorado. The stone two-story building has windows and an iron observation platform with stairs. A Manitou and Pike's Peak cog railroad...
    • United States. Army. Signal Corps.--Buildings--1900-1910.; Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company--1900-1910.; El Paso County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Meteorological stations--Colorado--El Paso County--1900-1910.;...
    •  
    • 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--1940-1950.; Railroad tunnels--Colorado--Gilpin County--1940-1950.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Moffat Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Railroad observation cars--Colorado--Gilpin County--1940-1950.;...
    • [1949?]
    • Royal Gorge observation tower.

    • View of the observation platform at Royal Gorge, Fremont County, Colorado; also shows tree dotted granite cliffs.
    • Fremont County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Royal Gorge (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Canyons--Colorado--Fremont County--1920-1930.; Observation towers--Colorado--Fremont County--1920-1930.
    • [1929 or 1930?]
    • Iola, Colorado

    • Two wood buildings and an observation tower in Iola, Gunnison County, Colorado, are near the Gunnison River. The larger building has a sign in a large gable reading "Iola Hotel and Fishing Resort;" a smaller sign reads "Iola Post Office." A Black...
    • Iola (Colo.)--1910-1940.; African Americans--Colorado--Iola--1910-1940.; Children--Colorado--Iola--1910-1940.; Observation towers--Colorado--Iola--1910-1940.
    • [between 1910 and 1940?]
    • The first sight-seeing train run thru the Royal Gorge

    • View of party goers in an open observation car of the Denver & Rio Grande Railway in the Royal Gorge of the Arkansas River, Fremont County, Colorado.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company--1880-1890.; Fremont County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Royal Gorge (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Celebrations--Colorado--Fremont County--1880-1890.; Railroad observation cars--Colorado--Fremont County--1880- 1890.;...
    • [1880 or 1881]
    • Observation car

    • Passengers pose in the windows of Rear Train No. 2, The Scenic Limited, of the Denver and Rio Grande Western, above the Arkansas River, near Hanging Bridge, Royal Gorge, Fremont County, Colorado.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1920-1930.; Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Royal Gorge (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Passengers--Colorado--Fremont County--1920-1930.; Railroads--Colorado--Fremont County--1920-1930.
    • Summer 1928
    • D&RGW

    • Smoke rises from Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive #499 (2-8-2) stopped on tracks near a railroad bridge at Monarch (Chaffee County), Colorado. Members of the Rocky Mountain Railroad Club stand near special cars #163, #306, #284,...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Rocky Mountain Railroad Club--People--1940-1950.; Railfans--Colorado--Monarch--1950-1960.; Monarch (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Monarch--1940-1950.; Railroad...
    • 1949 September 25
    • Manitou & Pikes Peak

    • View of the summit house on Pikes Peak, El Paso County, Colorado; shows a stone building, Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company tracks, and a man flying a box kite from the observation platform.
    • Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company--Buildings--1890-1910.; El Paso County (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Mountain railroads--Colorado--El Paso County--1890-1910.; Observation towers--Colorado--El Paso County--1890-1910.;...
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Line-up of planes, Army Air Show

    • View of biplanes from the Colorado Air National Guard, 120th Aero Observation Squadron lined up at Lowry Field, near Dahlia Street and 38th Avenue in Denver, Colorado. Shows Douglas O-02H aircraft lined up on the side of the dirt runway.
    • Colorado. Air National Guard. Aero Observation Squadron, 120th--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Lowry Field (Denver, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Airports.; Biplanes.; Military air shows.
    •  
    • Army Air Show

    • View of biplanes in flight from the Colorado Air National Guard, 120th Aero Observation Squadron at Lowry Field, near Dahlia Street and 38th Avenue in Denver, Colorado. Shows Douglas O-02H aircraft, lettering reads: "U.S. Army," "Douglas O [-02H],"...
    • Colorado. Air National Guard. Aero Observation Squadron, 120th--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Lowry Field (Denver, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Airports.; Biplanes.; Military air shows.
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    • Line-up of airplanes. Army Air Show

    • Douglas O-02H biplanes from the Colorado Air National Guard, 120th Aero Observation Squadron are lined up for an air show at Lowry Field, near Dahlia Street and 38th Avenue in Denver, Colorado. Men, many in uniform, walk near the biplanes. A large...
    • Colorado. Air National Guard. Aero Observation Squadron, 120th--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Lowry Field (Denver, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Airports.; Biplanes.; Military air shows.; Trucks.
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    • SL & U combine 603 and observation car 752 broadside, Orem, Utah

    • Salt Lake & Utah Railroad combine interurban streetcar 603 and observation car 752 pass a depot at Orem (Utah County), Utah; lettering reads: "Fast Freight Red Arrow." Wasatch Range mountains are in the distance.
    • Salt Lake & Utah Railroad Corp.--1940-1950.; Orem (Utah)--1940-1950.; Wasatch Range (Utah and Idaho)--1940-1950.; Electric railroads--Utah--Orem--1940-1950.
    • 1945 October 17
    • SL&U loading express, combine 603, observation car 752, Provo, Utah.

    • Salt Lake & Utah Railroad express combine interurban streetcar 603 and observation car 752 sit in the yard in Provo (Utah County), Utah. Men load the combine car from a truck.
    • Salt Lake & Utah Railroad Corp.--1940-1950.; Provo (Utah)--1940-1950.; Electric railroads--Utah--Provo--1940-1950.; Railroad shops & yards--Utah--Provo--1940-1950.
    • 1945 October 17

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