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Looking down at the Eagle River in Eagle Canyon, at a portion of the railroad tracks at Belden.
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Looking through the arch (under construction) of the Red Cliff Bridge downward to the lower bridge leading into Red Cliff. Railroad tracks visible. Snow on the ground. "Each [arch] rib came in six sections weighing from 17 to 22 tons apiece. The rib sections were hauled by truck from the depot, about a quarter of a mile away, to the highway bridge directly under the high line [of the arch]..." --CHD Bridge Engineer King Burghardt, in Historical...
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A panoramic photograph taken from the Beck family yard as the last Union Pacific train to travel through Red Cliff passes under the viaduct. 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...
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Roy Marfitano, holding the reins of his horse, in 1940. They are standing above the Eagle Bridge in Red Cliff, with the Warren family barn and corrals in the background, looking north. The Anderson delivery truck and the railroad tracks are left of Roy.
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Lover's Leap rock formation which marks the access to Red Cliff. Hoist on the top of the formation indicates the construction period for the Red Cliff arch bridge on Highway 24 (1938-1939). Railroad tracks in foreground. [Red Cliff Bridge construction photo 2]
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Blasting to create a road to the approach to the new Red Cliff arch bridge. Railroad bridge over the Eagle River visible at right foreground. [Red Cliff Bridge construction photo 5]
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Checking the railroad tracks outside of Red Cliff, August 11, 2013.
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A view of Water Street (right bottom) from the Pine St. bridge. At left is the Canuto Velasquez family home. The railroad tracks are at center bottom. On the hill above Water Street is a house built by Mike Bice.
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The Ivan Dump home, Eagle St., Red Cliff. Standing by the gate, left to right: Ernie Dump Dumph, Eddie Dump Dumph, Betty Mae Dump Elsberry. To the right was the home and garage of Joe Trujillo. The wood garage was replaced in the early 1950s with a cinder block building. Above the railroad tracks and fence in the upper right is the school and just to the left of the school is the Squire's home (two stories).
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Another view of Water Street, on the left. The railroad tracks are at far left with the Eagle River to the right. The house at bottom right belonged to Tom Collins and then Bob Warren.
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A rear view of the Ivan Dump house in 2009 showing various additions and changes in original roof line. The the left of the house is a1950s cinder block garage erected by Joe Trujillo. Railroad track are in the foreground.
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"Gust" standing at a siding at the Wolcott station.
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Loren Arthur poses on the railroad tracks in Eagle, Colorado, in his World War I uniform. The photograph is dated July 4th, 1919 and his pressed, clean uniform suggests this may have been for a parade or other related event.
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Left to right: Minnie Lundgren, Mr. Lindgren, Mrs. Lindgren, Mrs. Shogren (sp?), Mrs. Lundgren. "Gypsum, Colo 1914"
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"Big Mallard Engine going toward Pass at Red Cliff Ball Park, Colo 1917" from Alda Borah. (1919 is crossed out, replaced with 1917.) Trains of all kinds had trouble with Colorado mountain passes, eventually leading to the elimination of many routes over and through the the Rockies. Mallard engines were steam-powered locomotives developed in Europe and later versions hold the speed record for this category of engine. Alda was concerned about the...
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The Eagle Lumber Co. loading shed for the Denver & Rio Grand railroad at Peterson Creek gulch in the Eagle River Canyon (about .5 mi. from Red Cliff and 2 mi. from Belden). The logs were sent down on the surface tram running down the gulch in this photo and then loaded on train cars. There is another set of main line tracks across the Eagle River (at the bottom of the photo). The small building at the right is the tram house. Above that, there...
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"Snow on old Baldy in late June 1979."
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Grace and Emmett Nottingham standing on sledge drawn by horse team in front of the old house in Avon. Dog and cats are around the sledge. View is to the northwest overlooking the future Avon town site. Railroad track visible in background. Harry Nottingham place at Buck Creek is in right background. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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A brochure/pamphlet for visitors and travelers of Eagle and Eagle County, Colorado, published in the year 1912 by the Eagle Commercial Club based in Eagle. The pamphlet is 25 pages and includes advertisements for local businesses, hotels, and restaurants; economic and industry information; recreation such as wildlife and fishing; and many photographs from the time period of life in the area. Other towns in the county are mentioned throughout: Gypsum,...