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The Belden mill and tram in Eagle Canyon, below Gilman. Railroad tracks at bottom right in photo. Taken after the 1919 landslide.
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A view of Belden in the snow [1930s] with mine facilities. A man and a dog are walking the railroad tracks; the Eagle River is almost frozen over.
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Broken cribbing and mud covering railroad tracks and filling the Eagle River after a landslide in 1919.
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D.&R.G. engine wrecked at Belden. Caption: "Malley" Crane being used to right the engine; Eagle River in the foreground.
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Box cars moved off D&RG tracks at Belden after the 1919 landslide.
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"Eagle River Canon, Colo., D. & R. G. Ry." Tinted photo postcard shows mine cribbing and mine buildings above Belden with the rail tracks and Eagle River at the bottom. Verso: No. C8708 Published by The Colorado News Company, Denver, Colo., Dresden-Leipzig-Berlin. Trademark [Corson #632] for American News Co., New York, NY, Litho-chrome process.
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Looking south along the railroad tracks at Belden towards the Belden mill. Destroyed cribbing on the left and debris on the tracks in the background.
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Two engines meet head-on between Belden and Red Cliff in the Eagle River Canyon. Groups of men in the foreground. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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Mr. Spear shoveling debris and mud from the platform at Belden, below Gilman in the Eagle River Canyon. Tram tracks are at the right; railroad tracks are in the foreground.
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Caption: "Don at Eagle Canyon at Belden, prospecting" MacDonald Knight is standing next to the railroad tracks and in front of some cribbing at Belden in the Eagle River Canyon.
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Documenting the landslide onto the D&RG tracks in Eagle River Canyon. The numbers on the photo correspond to the descriptions below. "1. Loading tipple; 2. Service tunnel to mill stope. Note how completely the slide buried it" [written by Tom Knight]
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Service tram going from upper level, Gilman, to Belden in Eagle River Canyon. Cribbings visible, holding hillside in place. Train tracks in foreground. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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Looking up the tram at Belden toward Gilman; railroad siding in foreground.
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Verso: "railroad bridge down below Belden and Gilman" The bridge crosses the Eagle River in the Eagle River Canyon.
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15) Belden
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New Jersey Zinc Co. mill and mining facility in Belden (Eagle River Canyon), August 1998. Both the mine and the railroad were out of operation by then. The surface tram is visible going up the incline of the cliff at right midground.
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D.&R.G. engine wrecked at Belden. Caption: "Malley" Crane being used to right the engine.
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Documenting the landslide onto the D&RG tracks in Eagle River Canyon. The numbers on the photo correspond to the descriptions below. The old mill is at far right. Verso: "1. New House Station on tram; 2. Eagle River; 3. Slide on D&RG; 4. An old mill, note the cribbing underneath the building" [written by Tom Knight]
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Documenting the landslide onto the D&RG tracks in Eagle River Canyon. The numbers on the photo correspond to the descriptions below. Verso: "1. Compressor house; 2. Tram landing; 3. New House tunnel station on tram; I am working on a level with the New House Tunnel, but about ½ miles in the Mtn. Notice how steep the tram is; it's steeper yet before it reaches Gilman." [written by Tom Knight]
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Path of the mud flow from the 1919 landslide at Belden. The cribbing at the top left of the photo is broken and the mud flows around some buildings, over additional cribbing, over the railroad tracks, and into the Eagle River at the bottom. The flow parallels the path of the tram to Gilman, which was not damaged.
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Looking toward Belden in the Eagle River Canyon. Tram to Gilman visible at midground.