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[Open-top Observation Car of the "Scenic Limited"]

Description: Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad's open-top observation car attached to the "Scenic Limited" train No. 5, westbound, at the Hanging Bridge in the Royal Gorge, Colorado around 1912.
Date: 1912~
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Scenic Limited" on the Royal Gorge Route in Colorado]

Description: Photograph of Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad's "Scenic Limited" headed by engine No. 1508, a Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive with a consist of seven cars, traverses the Royal Gorge Route in Colorado around 1929. In the distant background is the Hanging Bridge in the Grand Canyon of the Arkansas River.
Date: 1929~
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["El Capitan" climbs towards Raton Pass]

Description: Climbing towards the crest of Raton Pass, Santa Fe's "El Capitan", a high-level consist, affords passengers an opportunity to enjoy the mountain scenery of southern Colorado near the famous Wootton Ranch.
Date: 1959~
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway]

Description: Passenger train on the Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway headed by engine No. 3, a Baldwin Vauclain compound 0-4-2T steam locomotive, with coach No. 104, traverses the Cog Wheel Route in the summer of 1965.
Date: 1965
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[First Union Pacific passenger train leaves Ft. Collins]

Description: This photograph depicts one of the most eventful days in the history of Fort Collins, Colorado. The date is July 15, 1911 and the time is 7:20 am as the Union Pacific's first passenger train departs from the city. Observe the beautiful old-time steam locomotive, an American, type 4-4-0 locomotive, heading a consist of handcrafted wooden cars, having underbody truss rods and open platforms.
Date: July 15, 1911
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Two trains in Alamosa, Colorado]

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.
Date: 1943~
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Union Station in Denver]

Description: Union Station in Denver, Colorado at 7:35 am (notice the clock) on the morning of May 31, 1968.
Date: May 31, 1968
Creator: Hanlon, Pat
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Grand Canyon" traverses Raton Pass]

Description: Santa Fe's "The Grand Canyon", headed by nine GM Diesel Units, 18,000 horsepower, with a consist of twenty-three cars traverses Raton Pass in Mew Mexico on September 17, 1960.
Date: September 17, 1960
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["California Zephyr" in Colorado]

Description: The famous "California Zephyr" roll through Colorado on Denver and Rio Grande Western Rails, circa 1960. This modern Domeliner traveled a route of 2,532 miles from Chicago to Dan Francisco. The luxury train was jointly operated by the Burlington, Rio Grande and Western Pacific Railroads.
Date: 1960~
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Engine No. 476 at the Durango, Colorado Depot]

Description: Denver and Rio Grande Western's engine No. 476, which headed the mixed train to Silverton, awaits the departure signal at the Durango, Colorado depot.
Date: 1949
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Steam engine in valley of Rio de los Animas, Colorado]

Description: Reminiscent of those days of yesteryear Rio Grande's Silverton train No. 461 is chugging northward over narrow gauge rails through the valley of Rio de los Animas in Colorado.
Date: 1965~
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Rail Buff's Special train]

Description: Rail Buff's train enroute over the Denver and Rio Grande Western's narrow gauge line between Alamosa and Durango, Colorado.
Date: 1960~
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Engine 183 above the Toltec Gorge]

Description: Rio Grande's engine No. 483 exits from Toltec Tunnel No. 2 on narrow gauge rails between Alamosa and Durango, Colorado. This is above Toltec Gorge with the Garfield Monument located about 100 feet west of the tunnel portal. Rocky cliffs are to the left of the track and a railing is to the right.
Date: 1960~
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Boy Scout Band at the top of Pike's Peak]

Description: Photograph of the Lutcher Stark Boy Scouts' Band atop Pike's Peak in Colorado. They are in uniform and have their musical instruments with them.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Group at Manitou Colorado]

Description: Group of visitors at a resort in Manitou Colorado. Men and women sit on donkeys, children sit in a cart pulled by a horse, a small burro is standing in the center of the photo with a man holding it. A few people sit on the large porch near the office in thew background. The name "Eugene" is handwritten below the photo.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Group photo in Pine Colorado]

Description: Photograph of four women, a young girl and a man. There girl is holding a hat in front of a fence. There is a man with a bow tie behind the women.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Georgia Moss at Roslyn Ranch]

Description: Photograph of Georgia Moss at Roslyn Ranch in Rand Colorado. Moss is shown holding a rifle.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

E.L. Biggerstaff "The Rambler"

Description: Photograph from The Manitou & Pike's Peak Railway Tour. Four men are shown seated inside of a vehicle on top of rugged terrain.
Date: 1913
Creator: Hiestand, J.G.
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

[Steam locomotive in Durango, Colorado]

Description: Photograph of the Denver and Rio Grande Western's engine No. 473, stopped at Durango, Colorado. Two men are standing in front of the train and appear to be inspecting one of the cars. Mountains are visible in the background and there is snow on the ground. This engine is a Mikado type 2-8-2 locomotive, which headed passenger trains on narrow gauge rails between Alamosa and Durango and also on the Durango-Silverton line.
Date: 1959~
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Super Chief" in Colorado]

Description: Santa Fe's "Super Chief" daily all-Pullman streamliner operating between Chicago and Los Angeles, ascends the steep grades near the old Dick Wootton Ranch at Wootton, Colorado.
Date: 1960
Creator: Meitz, Frank
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Super Chief" in Raton Pass]

Description: Santa Fe's "Super Chief" rolls through scenic Raton Pass on the New Mexico - Colorado border on September 7, 1959.
Date: September 7, 1959
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad