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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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The Flynn men on Christmas day 1917 at Kent. Railroad track is at right foreground. Inscription reads: "Flynn & Co." William R. Flynn died in 1905 so the older gentleman is not he.
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Two men sitting on either side of a crew car at Kent.
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The work train at Woody Creek, employing a ditcher with fill cars on either side.
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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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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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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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Locomotive between the Eagle depot and the water tank at Eagle, Colorado.
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Two engines and a coal car at Minturn, 1919.
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Three men at the back car of a train, 1918. Inscription reads: "On our way."
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Don at Kent, standing next to a velocipede. "The velocipede has one other wheel attached on the other side [not visible]. One would sit on the seat, where the buckets are and hand operate by using the handle. Don most likely was a lineman, maintaining or working on the telegraph line or Western Union line. It is possible he was involved with track maintenance but my first guess would be lineman. Of note is a red flag rolled up next to the handle....
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Steam engine of the Colorado Midland Railroad, passing the old quarry at Thomasville. Thomasville was/is located east of Basalt.
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36) Wolcott
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A view of Wolcott from the tracks, facing east.
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Man standing on the cliff at Red Point, on the north side of the Eagle River. The railroad tracks can be seen in the valley below. Leonard Horn frequently jumped his horse across the crevice between the cliff and the hillside.
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Dowds Junction, above Minturn, where the Eagle River meets Gore Creek and where the D.&R.G. goes up the Gore Creek Valley.
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Derailment one mile east of Eagle in 1918. Men working to right a car.
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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.