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Real black and white photo postcard of narrow gauge locomotive 319, in Durango, Colorado.
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Narrow Gauge Railroad steaming toward historic Silverton, Colorado with the scenic San Juan Mountains in the Background.
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Photo postcard of the railroad depot at Eagle, Colorado.
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Dudley Mitchell discusses aspects of early Mesa County life, with an emphasis on the variety of jobs he worked for the railroad. He also discusses the change from locomotive steam engines to diesel engines, how trains were built, the way railroads advertised, and the changes railroads went through over the years. The interview was conducted by the Mesa County Oral History Project, a collaboration of Mesa County Libraries, the Museums of Western Colorado...
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Vernon Summer is interviewed by Bill McKelvie and Rod Herman about his memories of the railroad that provided passenger and freight service to Routt County, Colorado.
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Steam engine of the Colorado Midland Railroad, passing the old quarry at Thomasville. Thomasville was/is located east of Basalt.
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From stories by Errett Albritton and interviews with Vernon Summer, Bob Wither, and Dorothy Wither, Rod Herman relays the history of the railroad that provided passenger and freight service to Routt County, Colorado.
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Dorothy Wither is interviewed by Bill McKelvie about her memories of the railroad that provided passenger and freight service to Routt County, Colorado.
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Picture of the Bar D Lines Railroad passenger train loaded with people in front of the Dalton Depot, located at the Bar D Chuckwagon in Durango, Colorado.
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Color photo of the Denver and Rio Grande Narrow Gauge Train traveling along the sheer edge of a cliff.
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The Denver & Rio Grande Railroad bridge over the Eagle River at Eagle, Colorado [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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The Argentine Central Railway was a 3 ft (914 mm) narrow gauge railroad in the United States built from the Colorado and Southern Railway at Silver Plume, Colorado to Waldorf, Colorado (now a ghost town) and onward to the summit of Mount McClellan.
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Bob Wither is interviewed by Bill McKelvie and Rod Herman about his memories of the railroad that provided passenger and freight service to Routt County, Colorado.
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Black and white photograph of narrow gauge locomotive 346 of the Rio Grande Railroad in Durango, Colorado.
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View of the Old Coach School, Bond, Colorado, used 1935 to Oct. 23, 1938. Dining car donated by the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad to be used as a school for children of railroad workers. Steps for entry at both ends of the car; chimney at left end. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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A railroad caboose, part of the museum complex at the Chambers Park visitor center in Eagle, Colorado. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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Looking west at the Pine Street viaduct over the railroad tracks and Eagle River in Red Cliff, Colorado. One of a series of photographs prepared by Lonco, Inc., consulting engineers for the Town of Red Cliff on July 31, 1992.