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6 edition of Colorado"s Mountain Railroads found in the catalog.

Colorado"s Mountain Railroads

Robert A. Le Massena

Colorado"s Mountain Railroads

by Robert A. Le Massena

  • 335 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Sundance Pubns Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • Mountain railroads,
  • Railroads,
  • Colorado

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages383
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8322759M
    ISBN 100913582352
    ISBN 109780913582350
    OCLC/WorldCa11876423

    Durango, Colorado was founded by the Denver & Rio Grande Railway in The railroad arrived in Durango on August 5, and construction on the line to Silverton began in the fall of the same year. By July of , the tracks to Silverton were completed, and . There is no shortage of books on Colorado railroads but if I had to pick books that would be the best to have in any railfan's collection, Colorado's Mountain Railroads by Robert A. LaMassena would be near the top of the list. Covering roughly years of Colorado railroad history, this book is an exhaustive listing of any and all mountain roads laying a rail in the Centennial State.

    A true Colorado gem. Located just off I and only 45 miles west of Denver, the Georgetown Loop Railroad and Mining Park is one of Colorado’s most authentic living museums and historically immersive experiences. Bring your family and friends for a narrow gauge train ride, book a real silver mine tour, or learn how to pan for gold. List of Colorado railroads identifies the variety of active, historic, and defunct railroads that operate in the U.S. state of Colorado. ^ This is one or more of the Class I railroads that the railroad .

    Reference information about the Durango and Silverton (D&S) Narrow Gauge Railroad, another Denver and Rio Grande (D&RG) successor. Also includes brief histories of the two towns that the D&RG reached in and Highly recommended. This book is available at the Colorado Railroad Museum and at shops in Durango and Silverton. Leadville Colorado & Southern Railroad Co takes passengers for a meandering hour ride along old Denver, South Park & Pacific and Colorado & Southern lines to the Continental the train makes its way through the San Isabel National Forest conductors regale the guests with Colorado history and anecdotes, so it is entertaining and educational!


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Filled with new photos, maps, illustrations and completely enlarged and corrected rosters, the book describes each of the operating Colorado mountain railroads with a detailed text.

The book discusses the railroads in alphabetical order, from the Allen Coal Co. to the Wasatch & Jordan Valley. Like an encyclopedia, the book can be used as a basic reference or, by consulting the bibliography, as a 5/5(3). Along with Colorado railroads: Chronological development, one of two books no serious fan of Colorado railroad history should be Evernote entry on the book says simply, The revised edition with the photos and concise history.

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A LeMassena (Author) See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price Author: R. A LeMassena. Volume 2 in this series is the story of the Rio Grande railroad "family": the Denver & Rio Grande Western as well as its ancestors, the Rio Grande Western and the Rio Grande Southern.

The chronology is complete from to and portrays in detail the inter-related development of the Rio Grande's trackage, locomotives (acquisitions and dispositions), traffic and corporate affairs.5/5(1). Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: LeMassena, R.A. Colorado's mountain railroads.

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Colorado railroad books, trade and signed editions for sale by Mt. Gothic Tomes and Reliquary, Rare Books and Western Americana. Robert W. COLORADO RAIL ANNUAL, Issue Number Nine – A Journal of Railroad History in the Rocky Mountain West. Colorado Rail Annual No. Golden, Colorado: Colorado Railroad Museum, ; 2 ND printing,   For true adventurers looking to explore Colorado’s mountain scenery and abundant wildlife, the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad provides unparalleled backcountry access to remote hiking trails.

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There is no shortage of books on Colorado railroads but if I had to pick books that would be the best to have in any railfan's collection, Colorado's Mountain Railroads by Robert A. LaMassena would be near the top of the list. Covering roughly years of Colorado railroad history, this book is an exhaustive listing of any and all mountain roads laying a rail in the Centennial State.5/5.

Home > Used Books > COLORADO'S MOUNTAIN RAILROADS VOL 1. COLORADO'S MOUNTAIN RAILROADS VOL 1. 0 Review(s) 0. Price. Your Price: $ Availability: Part Number: Quantity Add to Cart. Review this item. Add to Wish List. Email a friend. Used Book.The book to have if you can only have one book on Colorado railroads!.

Completely rewritten from the original 5-volume set published between and ; COLORADO'S MOUNTAIN RAILROADS is one of the most valuable books ever printed for anyone interested in statistics and history of the railroads in the Columbine State.; Exclusive addition: A long out of print page reproduction of a .Colorado's Mountain Railroads.

FIVE VOLUMES. Golden, CO. The Smoking Stack Press. Set of 5 books, profusely illustrated in black and white, black and white foldout illustrations, black and white foldout maps, double page maps, approx.

between and pages each, indices, bibliographies, 9 x 6 inches each, pictorial wrappers.