[Two trains in Alamosa, Colorado]

[Two trains in Alamosa, Colorado]

Date: c. 1943
Creator: unknown
Description: A contrast in Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad's steam and motive power --- "the San Juan" train No. 215 headed by engine No. 472, a Mikado type 2-8-2 awaits departure signal for its scheduled run over narrow gauge rails to Durango, Colorado. Next to it is passenger train Mo. 15, headed by engine No. 1703, a Mountain type 4-8-2, arriving in Alamose from Denver.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
Alkali map, Colorado, San Luis Valley

Alkali map, Colorado, San Luis Valley

Date: 1903
Creator: Holmes, J. Garnett
Description: Map shows San Luis Valley railroads, agricultural canals, roads, township grid, and existing towns in Colorado during the early twentieth century. Includes legend. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1:126,720].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library