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Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad

Frank Thomas

Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad

a geographic analysis.

by Frank Thomas

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Published by Dept. of Geography, Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesNorthwestern University studies in geography,, no. 4, Studies in geography (Evanston, Ill.) ;, no. 4.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 269 p.
    Number of Pages269
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4380730M
    LC Control Number78650017

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    The books of account of The Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company (of ) were not closed at date of consolidation in , but were continued to record securing first-mortgage bonds of the Western Pacific Railway Company which were guaranteed by the carrier, resulted in the receivership of the carrier. Tracks of the Denver & Rio Grande Western railroad run parallel to the porch, so that packed fruit could be shipped to markets near and far. Fruit growing has been a vital part of the North Fork Valley since the late 19th century. Cherries, apricots, pears, peaches, and apples grown in the rich soil were highly profitable to orchardists, and.

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Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad by Frank Thomas Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad: Rebel of the Rockies (Regents Restoration Drama Series) by Robert G. Athearn | Jun 1, Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad book of 5 stars 6.

Review "An excellent history of the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad. It is first rate in completeness, clarity, organization, documentation, and balance. The story is told interestingly and sympathetically, but with proper recognition of the failures of the road."—Robert E.

Riegel/5(6). The growth of the railroad industry, and in this case the Denver and Rio Grande Narrow Gauge Railroad, parallels the growth of the West. This history book fascinates the reader with the dirty work and progress from to The author has written other Colorado history books including a similar account of the Union/5.

This book is the first of two volumes that describe the depots owned by the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad. Volume I covers the majority of the buildings in the state of Colorado.

The remainder of the Colorado D&RG depots and those in Utah, together with depots operated by the Rio Grande Southern and Denver & Salt Lake Railroads, will be addressed in Volume II/5(7). Denver and Rio Grande Western - Western Pacific Railroad Timetable - The Great Salt Lake Route Pamphlet – January 1, by Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad (Author)Author: Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad.

The Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad ran in both the states of Colorado and New Mexico. The line from Chama to Antonito criss-crossed the state’s borders. I began building my D&RGW layout in in my basement, a year after building my home. The basement was finished in drywall with a T-bar ceiling, lighting and carpeting.

The Denver & Rio Grande Railroad, the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe and the Union Pacific Railroad are especially well covered in this collection. Railroad photographs include images of locomotives, rolling stock, stations, shops, buildings, and people related to railroad activity.

According to James Griffin's book, " Rio Grande Railroad," while helping survey this route into Denver, Palmer became convinced Colorado was tailor-made for a railroad; its eastern plains were highly conducive to agricultural development and the Rocky. Inthe Denver & Rio Grande merged with the Rio Grande Western, consolidating in Inthe D&RGW acquired the Denver and Salt Lake Western Railroad, a subsidiary of the Denver and Salt Lake Railroad (D&SL) which had acquired the rights to build a mile (64 km) connection between the two railroads.

For serious steam fans, this is an excellent book. It tells the story of modern standard gauge steam locomotive development on the Rio Grande and is well illustrated with plenty of black and white photos, and also includes several rare color photos.5/5(3).

A Brief Description of Prominent Places of Interest Along the Line of the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad, with numerous illustrations. The Scenic Route Across the Continent, and the Only Line passing through Salt Lake City en route to or from San Francisco and the Pacific Coast.

Press of the American Bank Note Co., New York, ; 80 pages. Welcome to the facebook home of the historic Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad, which operated This group is dedicated to the history of the D&RGW, which served mainly as a.

The Colorado Railroad War, also known as the Royal Gorge Railroad War, was fought in the late s between the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway and the smaller Denver and Rio Grande company.

Inthe Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe was competing against the Denver and Rio Grande to put the first line through Raton Pass. The Western History and Genealogy Department's railroad, street railway and interurban materials include books, periodicals, photographs, maps, railroad passes, construction reports, annual reports, timetables, land grants, railroad drawings and manuscripts covering the full spectrum of the railroad industry in the American West.

Denver & Rio Grande Western - A virtual museum and historical data resouce on the Denver & Rio Grande Western railroad and its predecessors. Detailed information is available on the D&RGW, the Denver & Rio Grande, the Rio Grande Western, the Denver & Salt Lake, and the Rio Grande Southern.

It was built by Baldwin Locomotive Works in (serial #) as a Class # for The Denver and Rio Grande. Inthe Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad rebuilt it to Class S # This loco has a hefty look to it. It was requisitioned by the U.S.

Department of the Interior inanother victim of the ravages of war. Eccles, S. & Denver And Rio Grande Railway Company. () Map of the Denver & Rio Grande Railway, showing its connections and extensions also the relative position of Denver and Pueblo to all the principal towns and mining regions of Colorado and New Mexico.

Chicago. This book is a tribute to those beauties. Both the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad and the caboose are now gone, so journey with me back in history in photo documentation of a bygone era in railroading.

The book is mostly color with some black and white images. The Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad (reporting mark DRGW), often shortened to Rio Grande or D&RGW, formerly the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad, was an American Class I railroad company. The railroad started as a 3 ft ( mm) narrow gauge line running south from Denver, Colorado in It served mainly as a transcontinental bridge line between Denver, and Salt Lake City, Utah.

The Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad: Rebel of the Rockies (Regents Restoration Drama Series) by Athearn, Robert G. and a great selection of related books. The Denver & Rio Grande Western (D&RGW) water tank at Sargents is listed as a subtype defined in the Railroads in Colorado Multiple Property Documentation Form.

The tank is significant under Criterion A in the area of Transportation for its association with the operations of the D&RGW Railroad on its Marshall Pass Route. Cowboy, judge, federal official, then business executive, Wilson McCarthy mirrored change and growth in the twentieth-century West.

Leading the Denver & Rio Grande back from the brink saved a vital link in the national transportation system. The Pages:   Abandonment of the Denver and Rio Grande western railroad between Antonito, Colorado, and Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Hearings before a subcommittee of the Committee on interstate commerce, United States Senate, Seventy-seventh Congress, first session, pursuant to S. Res. 82, a resolution relating to the abandonment of the Denver and Rio Grande western railroad company .