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    • 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-
    • 2013 November 20
    • Rail Transit Report, Southeast

    • Brochure outlines the proposed plan for the Southwest corridor Light Rail by the Regional Transportation District (RTD).
    • Regional Transportation District (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1982 July
    • Colfax at Auraria RTD light rail station W. Colfax, looking northeast.

    • A light rail train approaches the Auraria West Campus RTD light rail station (1995) and the Auraria Higher Education Center campus off of West Colfax in Denver, Colorado. The destination sign on the train reads: "Union Station." A decorative steel...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • ca. 1998
    • Union Station excavation

    • Photograph of the Environmental Protection Agency's excavation near Union Station in Denver, Colorado. Different surface layers of occupation can be seen in the walls of the trench. Denver's Union Station consists of a Neo-Classical central...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • Undated
    • Unions Station

    • Photograph of Union Station looking down 17th Street in Denver, Colorado. Denver's Union Station consists of a Neo-Classical central section, constructed in 1914, with flanking wings from a previous 1881 depot. The station represents the...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • Undated
    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Derrick no. 027

    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Derrick No. 027, built in 1923, operated for over 70 years as the centerpiece of work trains throughout the Rio Grande rail system. No. 027 is the oldest surviving derrick built for the D&RGW Railroad. The...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • 1998 November
    • Breckenridge ranch house

    • A one story gable roofed house sits in a field in Breckenridge, Colorado. The house is built in an 'ell' shape, with a covered porch in the inside corner and gablets over the sash windows. A log outbuilding is to the left, and rail fences surround...
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    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • CB&Q rail car number 9013

    • Ford, rail inspection car. Photographed: Sterling, Colo., June 29, 1930.
    • Perry, Otto, 1894-1970.
    • 1930
    • Fort Logan, Colorado

    • A two horse team pulls a rail car along the Ft. Logan rail line near Fort Logan, Colorado. Passengers sit in the car and a conductor is leaning out one of the windows.
    •  
    • [between 1895 and 1910]
    • Fort Logan, Colorado

    • A rail car, drawn by a two horse team, is carrying men, women, and children on the Fort Logan rail line near Fort Logan, Colorado.
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    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Manitou Spring, Manitou, Colo.

    • View of the Manitou Soda Spring in Manitou Springs, Colorado, looking southwest. The conical, faceted roofed rustic gazebo with its branch uprights and branch benches around the perimeter is in the center; unstripped rail fence extends to the...
    • Galbraith, Harvey & Lyles.
    • [between 1874 and 1880?]
    • Colorado coal mining

    • View shows rail cars on tracks at an unidentified coal loading station belonging to the Rocky Mountain Fuel Company, Colorado. Companies represented on the rail line include the Fort Worth and Denver City Railway, the Colorado and Southern Railway,...
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    • [between 1920 and 1940?]
    • Colorado coal mining

    • View shows rail cars on tracks at an unidentified coal loading station belonging to the Rocky Mountain Fuel Company, Colorado. Companies represented on the rail line include the Fort Worth and Denver City Railway and the Denver and Rio Grande.
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    • [between 1920 and 1940?]
    • Pike Peaks Cog Railway

    • View of the track and two cars on the Pikes Peak Cog Railway near the summit of Pikes Peak. The original rails were laid in 1889 and have since been upgraded. New switches were added in the 1980s to adjust for larger Swiss made rail cars. The...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 2000
    • Manitou and vicinity, no. 83, view in Manitou

    • Scene in Manitou Springs, Colorado, looking southeast down Canon Avenue. The Cliff House (a three story frame building with open wrap around porch and balcony, hipped gable roof, and a widows's walk) is in the center beside two frame residences,...
    • Thurlow, James.
    • [1878]
    • R. R. war in front of Strong mine

    • View of the district yards for the Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad in Victor (Teller County), Colorado. Shows rail cars toppled on the tracks probably during a price war between the F. & C. C. R. and the Colorado Springs and Cripple Creek...
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    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Ore chute on abandoned Argentine Central Railway

    • View of the exterior of the remains of an ore loading chute along the Argentine Central Railway near Silver Plume (Clear Creek County), Colorado. The structure is built against a hill. The wood is warped and sections of the exterior are missing....
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 2010
    • Old Spaghetti Factory

    • View of the Old Spaghetti Factory restaurant, constructed as the Denver City Cable Rail Way Co. Building (1889), at 1215 Eighteenth (18th) Street in the Central Business District of Denver, Colorado. Shows the main entrance to a two-story red brick...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 1977
    • D&RGW

    • View of the two door repair shop in the rail yard at Gunnison (Gunnison County), Colorado. Shows flanger plow #05 and Denver and Rio Grande Western box car #3642. Axles, and freight cars are in the rail yard.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1949 May 30
    • 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-
    • 2013 September 14
    • CB&Q rail car number 9050

    • Rail detector cars. Photographed: west of Hudson, Colo., October 9, 1958.
    • Perry, Otto, 1894-1970.
    • 1958
    • Ox cart

    • View of an ox-drawn wooden cart (carreta) near an unpaved rail yard possibly in Ciudad Juárez (Durango), Mexico. Shows adobe buildings, rail cars and commercial wood-frame buildings. Inscriptions on the box cars read [Mexic]an Central [Railroad].
    • Eicks & Lemmon.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Derrick no. 027

    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Derrick No. 027, built in 1923, operated for over 70 years as the centerpiece of work trains throughout the Rio Grande rail system. No. 027 is the oldest surviving derrick built for the D&RGW Railroad. The...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • 1997 March
    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Derrick no. 027

    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Derrick No. 027, built in 1923, operated for over 70 years as the centerpiece of work trains throughout the Rio Grande rail system. No. 027 is the oldest surviving derrick built for the D&RGW Railroad. The...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • 1994 November
    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Derrick no. 027

    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Derrick No. 027, built in 1923, operated for over 70 years as the centerpiece of work trains throughout the Rio Grande rail system. No. 027 is the oldest surviving derrick built for the D&RGW Railroad. The...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • 1994
    • Union Station

    • Photograph of Union Station looking down 17th Street in Denver, Colorado. Denver's Union Station consists of a Neo-Classical central section, constructed in 1914, with flanking wings from a previous 1881 depot. The station represents the...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • Undated
    • Union Station

    • Photograph of Union Station looking down 17th Street in Denver, Colorado. Denver's Union Station consists of a Neo-Classical central section, constructed in 1914, with flanking wings from a previous 1881 depot. The station represents the...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • Undated
    • Unions Station

    • Photograph of Unions Station, in Denver, Colorado, looking to the Southwest. Denver's Union Station consists of a Neo-Classical central section, constructed in 1914, with flanking wings from a previous 1881 depot. The station represents the...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • Undated
    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Derrick no. 027

    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Derrick No. 027, built in 1923, operated for over 70 years as the centerpiece of work trains throughout the Rio Grande rail system. No. 027 is the oldest surviving derrick built for the D&RGW Railroad. The...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • 1998 November
    • Union Station excavation

    • Photograph of the Environmental Protection Agency's excavation near Union Station in Denver, Colorado. Different surface layers of occupation can be seen in the walls of the trench. Denver's Union Station consists of a Neo-Classical central...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • Undated
    • Unions Station excavation

    • Photograph of the Environmental Protection Agency's excavation near Union Station in Denver, Colorado. Denver's Union Station consists of a Neo-Classical central section, constructed in 1914, with flanking wings from a previous 1881 depot. The...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • Undated
    • Come to Five Points brochure

    • Brochure highlighting the shopping district within Five Points.
    • Five Points Business Association (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1997
    • Laying the rails of U.P.R.R. - two miles a-day

    • Construction workers lay rail over railroad ties on the Union Pacific Railroad in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. Shows a supply wagon, men in work clothes and felt hats, and members of the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian, in...
    • Carbutt, John, 1832-1905.
    • 1866 October
    • Burnetizing works of the U.P.R.R. at Omaha (1)

    • Workers are beside flat cars stacked with railroad ties at the Union Pacific Railroad Burnetizing works in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows wooden buildings, tunnels and men in a rail yard where wooden ties are treated with zinc chloride to...
    • Carbutt, John, 1832-1905.
    • 1866 October
    • Burnetizing works of the U.P.R.R. at Omaha (2)

    • Workers are beside flat cars stacked with railroad ties at the Union Pacific Railroad Burnetizing works in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows wooden buildings, tunnels and men in a rail yard where wooden ties are treated in zinc chloride to...
    • Carbutt, John, 1832-1905.
    • 1866 October
    • U.P.R.R. works and depot, Omaha

    • A man sits on a grassy hill near railroad tracks and Union Pacific Railroad works buildings and depot at Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. An engine is in front of the depot and a freight car is near a horse drawn wagon. Shows frame and brick...
    • Carbutt, John, 1832-1905.
    • DATE
    • 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-
    • 2013 November 2
    • 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-
    • 2013 October 19
    • Wetherill's ranch

    • View of the Alamo Ranch, established in 1881 by Benjamin Kite Wetherill and his five sons and daughter, near Mancos (Montezuma County), Colorado. Shows a rambling single story ranch house with a cross gabled roof and brick chimneys. A barn and a...
    • Chapin, Frederick H. (Frederick Hastings)
    •  
    • Mesa, east of  Mancos Cañon

    • View of an unidentified mesa (butte) from the Wetherill Ranch near Mancos (Montezuma County), Colorado. A snake rail fence encloses a meadow, a post and rail fence is in the distance.
    • Chapin, Frederick H. (Frederick Hastings)
    •  
    • Colfax at Auraria RTD light rail station W. Colfax.

    • View of the Auraria West Campus RTD light rail station (1995) and Auraria Higher Education Center campus off of West Colfax in Denver, Colorado. Shows a Plexiglases canopy supported by steel posts and struts. An arched sign attached to the canopy...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • ca. 1998
    • Georgetown Trestle

    • View of a Colorado Union Pacific, Denver & Gulf Railroad freight train on the narrow gauge High Bridge trestle near "The Loop," a route over Clear Creek near Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado, men stand on top of the freight cars. A...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]

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