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Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company

 Organization

Administrative History

The Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad (1870-1988) was American Class I Railway company.

The Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad was started in 1870 by General William Jackson Palmer. It served to connect Salt Lake City, Utah, to Denver, Colorado. It was an important American railway located along coal mining areas of Utah and Colorado.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company photograph of Castle Gate, Utah

 Collection — oversize-folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8440
Content Description

Contains a photograph of men sitting alongside a railroad situated in Castle Gate, Utah. Materials are dated approximately 1880-1950.

Dates: 1880-1950

Palmer Lake

 Digital Record
Identifier: MSS_1608_p66_osb3_f2_963a

Palmer Lake, approximately 1879-1894

 Item — oversize: 11, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSS 1608 Series 2 Item 963
Scope and Contents note

Photograph in Colorado; this photograph has the "W. H. Jackson & Co. Phot. Denver" logo. Photograph of two women, a man, and four children by a small rowboat on the edge of a lake.

Dates: Other: approximately 1879-1894

Phantom Curve (San Juan Mountains), Denver and Rio Grande Railway, the Scenic line of America, approximately 1879-1894

 Item — oversize: 13, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1608 Series 2 Item 1018
Scope and Contents note

Photograph of a man standing by a tall rock by a sharp curve in the railroad tracks. The cardstock is torn and warped.

Dates: Other: approximately 1879-1894

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Type
Archival Record 2
Digital Record 2
Collection 1
 
Subject
Albumen prints 4
Palmer Lake (Colo.) -- Photographs 2
Phantom Curve (Colo.) -- Photographs 2
Railroad stations -- Colorado -- Photographs 2
Railroads -- Track -- Photographs 2