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The Colorado and Rio Grande Railroad showing the Quinlan [Kirby] Ranch at midfield. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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Train wreck in Eagle Canyon near Gilman on April 13, 1899. Men examining the wreckage with the Denver & Rio Grande engine in the water.
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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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Photo postcard, hand colored, 15799: Looking down the Colorado River at Burns, Colo., on the Dotsero Cutoff. Caption on verso: "'The Pagodas' in Red Canon, Colorado River. The Dotsero Cutoff, 38.1 miles long, is the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad's latest construction, connecting Dotsero, 17 miles east of Glenwood Springs, with Orestod, on the Moffat Road. This reduces the distance 175 miles from Denver to Glenwood Springs, Salt Lake City...
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John Flynn standing next to the signal at Kent (near Wolcott). John was a railroad telegrapher and a veteran of World War I.
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Locomotive on its side near Kent. Two men are standing on the cab of the derailed locomotive.
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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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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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The D&RG depot in Eagle with windows boarded and roof in disrepair. It was in the process of being dismantled and torn down. Mr. Rivera of Wolcott bought the building and used the lumber to build on his property there. [Eagle Valley Enterprise Aug. 15, 1968] "The Denver and Rio Grande Railroad depot was operated around the clock. Two water towers allowed steam engines to take on water between Grand Junction and Pueblo. The railroad also provided...
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Three men at the back car of a train, 1918. Inscription reads: "On our way."
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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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D. & R. G. ditcher at Woody Creek.
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Eddie Saunders standing next to a locomotive.
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"An upstream view of the Colorado River and railroad, showing the former Quinlan ranch (now Kirby's). Note how the river was relocated to avoid building bridges. The Quinlans lived on and cultivated some land in the foreground area at one time." -- McCoy Memoirs p.143
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Workers constructing track and a platform at Kent.
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A view of the Colorado River near McCoy with the Denver & Rio Grande Railway tracks running alongside the river. The Quinlan [later Kirby] ranch is at midfield. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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Unidentified man standing in D. & R. G. railyard. Inscription reads: "Clearance?"
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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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From left, Burke, McDougal and West standing by a locomotive at the Eagle Station.