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010-16-1892z-001Above Brownville Colo C.C.R.R.ImageRailroad tracks
Type:Image
Subject:Railroad tracks
Description:Photograph of buildings and Colorado Central Railroad tracks on the west side of Brownville, Colorado (just west of Silver Plume), looking west towards Mount Sniktau. The back includes a stamp that reads "A. RAPIN. Silver Plume COLO Dealer in Curiosities. IF U.R. LOOKING 4 SPECIMEN'S Write 2 Me." Rapin ran a business in Silver Plume that advertised curiosities from 1892 to 1894. [show more]
014-15-1907z-002Above the Clouds, Nearly Three Miles High, Summit of Mt. McClellan, Colo.--Argentine Central Ry.ImageRailroads
Type:Image
Subject:Railroads
Description:Postcard with a colored view of an Argentine Central railroad train and a group of people at the top of Mt. McClellan in Colorado. Photo is taken below the train and people, looking up.
014-1-1904-001Above the Forks, Clear Creek Canyon, Colorado.ImageRailroads
Railroad tracks
Type:Image
Subject:Railroads
Railroad tracks
Description:Postcard with a colored view of a Colorado and Southern Railroad train in Clear Creek Canyon, Colorado, west of the forks (the junction where the train went to either Idaho Springs or Black Hawk). No note, but postcard was sent to Mr W. C. Campbell in Washington D.C. [show more]
014-21-1906-001Above the Loop, Moffat Line, ColoradoImageRailroad bridges
Type:Image
Subject:Railroad bridges
Description:Postcard with a colored view of the trestle at the top of the loop on the Moffat Line, west of the Continental Divide (Tunnel 33). Was originally sent in 1906 with the note on the front reading "Corona, Col. Sep 22 '06 Up above the Clouds where there are snowbanks" and "My dear Kirka Ake[?] Mamma and I have been thinking a whole lot about Jon today. Hope g??? has been a good little man. Papa." Sent from Denver to Colorado Springs (name is too faint on back to read). The postcard was sent again through the mail in 1991. A note and address were typed over the original 1906 address on the back. The 1991 note was a thank you note addressed to Cynthia (Cindy) Neeley and Christine Bradley at the Georgetown Society Inc. about help with research. [show more]
014-16-1911-003Aerial Railway to Sunrise Peak, Colo.ImageAerial tramways
Type:Image
Subject:Aerial tramways
Description:Postcard with a colored view of the Aerial Railway (tramway) from Silver Plume, Colorado to Sunrise Peak. View is from near the top of the line, showing a group of people approaching the top. Note on the back reads "Sunrise Peak I have been heaving snowballs up here JHH." Sent from Silver Plume to Mr. Palfe Humphries in Towanda, PA. The back is also stamped by the "The Colorado Mines and Aerial Tramway Company." [show more]
014-16-1911-001Aerial Railway to Sunrise Peak, Colo.ImageAerial tramways
Type:Image
Subject:Aerial tramways
Description:Postcard with a color view of the bottom of the Sunrise Peak aerial tram in Silver Plume, Colorado. The note on the back reads "Dear Friend how are you this morning we did not get to leave this week we intend to leave Monday. If its all O.K. to you all we will come sunday for dinner how do you like the snow Gremain your friend Ella Kresse [?]." Sent from Concordia, MO to Miss Maise Schutz in Concordia, MO [show more]
053-1908-001An Argentine Central Train in Waldorf, ColoradoImageRailroads
Type:Image
Subject:Railroads
Description:Photograph of Waldorf, Colorado, looking west, with an Argentine Central train arriving in town. The post office and water tower can be seen in the background. Shows men walking towards the train and sitting near the train. Date is likely 1908, though it could be a year or so before or after (this is when the Reillys ran a boarding house in Waldorf). [show more]
053-1908-003An Argentine Central Train near Waldorf, ColoradoImageRailroads
Type:Image
Subject:Railroads
Description:Reproduced photograph (the location of the original is now unknown) of people on and around an Argentine Central Railroad train near Waldorf, Colorado. Photograph likely taken by the Reilly family. Date is likely 1908, though it could be a year or so before or after (this is when the Reillys ran a boarding house in Waldorf). [show more]
034-15-1907z-001Approaching "Rocky Point" Clear Creek County, Argentine Central Ry., Colo.ImageRailroads
Type:Image
Subject:Railroads
Description:Postcard with a colored view of an Argentine Central Railroad train approaching Rocky Point (southwest of Pavilion Point) near Silver Dale, Colorado. Number 3550. Unused postcard.
034-16-1906z-001Argentine Central R. R. on Mt. McClellan. Highest Railroad in the World; Altitude, 14,200 FeetImageRailroads
Railroad tracks
Type:Image
Subject:Railroads
Railroad tracks
Description: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 railroad grades of the Colorado and Southern Railroad in the western part of the loop valley and the Argentine Central Railroad above as it switchbacks towards Pavilion Point. The back is filled out with a name and address, but the postcard was never sent through the mail. [show more]