Welcome to the digital repository for the Clear Creek County Library District Local History Archives. This site houses digitized photographs and other materials as part of our continued mission to preserve, organize, and make accessible documents that highlight the rich history and culture of Clear Creek County and the surrounding area.

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Argentine Central R. R. on Mt. McClellan. Highest Railroad in the World; Altitude, 14,200 Feet

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Postcard with an image taken east of Silver Plume, looking at the north sides of Leavenworth Mountain and Sunrise Peak. The postcard has labeled the…

Zig Zag Climb to Mt. McClellan, Colo., 6% Grade, Argentine Central Ry.

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Postcard with a colored view of an Argentine Central Railroad train climbing the switchbacks above Waldorf to the top of Mount McClellan in Colorado.…

Golden and Clear Creek Valley, Colo.

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Postcard with a colored view of Golden, Colorado, taken from Lookout Mountain. The postcard is stamped on the back by the Argentine Central Railroad…