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The concrete bridge at Wolcott, at center, over the Eagle River. The bridge was built in 1916. Railroad tracks cut through the photo, with the Wolcott community at center.
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Looking down the tracks toward the Avon Depot in 1918.
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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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At the bottom of the Eagle River Canyon below Gilman, Belden is situated on the railroad. Ore was loaded on train cars here. The surface tram ran from Gilman down to Belden. The debris from the downpour covers the railroad tracks at midfield. The water was 8 ft. deep between the compressor house and the loading tipple during the cloudburst. The compressor house had been at Belden for many years. "There was one huge Ingersoll-Rand piston-type...
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View of D. & R. G. Railway tracks, looking up the Eagle River. Lover's Leap on left side of bridge; top of depot visible in background. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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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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A cabin above the railroad tracks above Minturn.
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8) 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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View looking down on the Red Cliff Depot and railroad tracks in 1941.
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A panoramic photograph taken from the Beck family yard as the last Union Pacific freight train to travel through Red Cliff rolls by. The tracks are visible with the Pine St. viaduct at far left. Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church is right of the viaduct and a small group of people are watching the train from the churchyard. August 1997 "Union Pacific has pulled the last of its cross-country freight trains from the Tennessee Pass route, which...
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Passengers waiting at the Red Cliff railway (Denver & Rio Grande) depot, circa 1915. Several trunks are on the platform. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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A train approaching the Pine St. bridge in Red Cliff. At far left is the house of Canuto Velasquez. On the far right hillside is a house built by Doug Byren (Jan. 16, 2954--Nov. 14, 1989). The Byren house looks down on Water Street at center.
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A panoramic photograph taken from the Beck family yard, waiting for the last Union Pacific train to travel through Red Cliff. The tracks are visible with the Pine St. viaduct at far left. Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church is right of the viaduct. "Union Pacific has pulled the last of its cross-country freight trains from the Tennessee Pass route, which averaged 12 trains a day through Eagle County. ... Union Pacific, as a part of its acquisition...
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14) Wolcott
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Wolcott, Colorado, in September 1947. The Wolcott bridge over the Eagle River is visible at midfield. It was a Luten arch bridge, constructed in 1916, and has since been replaced. Lena Yost's father, Frank Sansosti, was the D&RG section foreman at Wolcott for many years. The railroad depot and section house are next to the tracks in this photo. The Sansosti family lived at Wolcott for 27 years. "Frank Sansosti was born in Cosenza, Italy, on...
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State Bridge Hotel at State Bridge, Colorado. View from across the railroad tracks, looking at the front of the hotel. The "cutoff" was built in 1934 so these tracks were the Moffat line. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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16) Belden
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Looking toward Belden in the Eagle River Canyon. Tram to Gilman visible at midground.
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Train at the depot in Pando, Colorado. Heavy snow on the ground. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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The house to which the barn belongs is on Eagle St. in Red Cliff. It was the Forest Ranger station and then housing for the Erlandson, Penrod and Ottens families. To the right of the house is the old town hall and jail.
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A panoramic photograph taken from the Beck family yard as the last Union Pacific train to travel through Red Cliff rolls by. The tracks are visible with the Pine St. viaduct at far left. Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church is right of the viaduct and a small group of people are watching the train from the churchyard. "Union Pacific has pulled the last of its cross-country freight trains from the Tennessee Pass route, which averaged 12 trains...
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A panoramic photograph taken from the Beck family yard as the last Union Pacific train to travel through Red Cliff rounds the curve. The tracks are visible with the Pine St. viaduct at far left. Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church is right of the viaduct. "Union Pacific has pulled the last of its cross-country freight trains from the Tennessee Pass route, which averaged 12 trains a day through Eagle County. ... Union Pacific, as a part of...