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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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2) Homan
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Homan [probably Fletcher Bliss Homan] smoking a cigar at Kent.
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Four men standing in front of the Eagle Depot. Caption reads: "Jim-Greenie-Roy-Wall." Roy is Roy McDougall and Wall is holding on to him from behind..
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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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View of Rock Creek Canyon showing the Moffatt railroad grade at upper right. "This two and one half miles of railroad track with tunnels No. 45, 46, 47, 48 and the big bridge across the creek was considered the costliest piece of grade on the railroad. A high bridge across the canyon in the foreground could have eliminated all this costly construction and maintenance and such a bridge was contemplated, but steel for the structure was unobtainable...
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Photo postcard from "Louise" to Mrs. S. S. Wooldridge, 226 1st St., Salida, Colo.", mailed from Edwards, Colo., in 1913. There are four men and a boy standing in a fenced area. Luggage is piled at the right, an automobile is behind the fence. Possibly the depot area at Edwards.
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"Fletcher & Joe" standing on the train tracks at Wolcott.
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Shorty Kindvater next to the Dotsero sign at the Dotsero station. Train in background. [Blurred image]
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Broken track and ties resulting from the rockfall from Lionshead Rock. On March 4, 2014, a large section of the rock broke away from the local landmark and landed on the railway tracks below. The 30 foot boulder missed the Eagle River and nearby houses.
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Town of Red Cliff, Colorado, looking west toward Battle Mountain. Eagle River, bridge and main road passing through town are visible. Photograph is hand-colored. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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14) Wolcott
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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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Train derailment with work train and crane in place.
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Fletcher Bliss Homan standing at the Wolcott station where he was station agent
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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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Derailment one mile east of Eagle in 1918. View from on top of a nearby car.
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Broken cribbing and mud covering railroad tracks and filling the Eagle River after a landslide in 1919.