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Train wreck in Eagle Canyon near Gilman on April 13, 1899. Men examining the wreckage with the Denver & Rio Grande engine in the water.
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"One of the numerous falls below Hanging Lake, Glenwood Springs, Colo., on D. & R.G.R.R." " Hanging Lake is located in Glenwood Canyon, about 7 miles (11 km) east of Glenwood Springs, Colorado and is a very popular tourist destination. The lake is reached via a trailhead located along the Glenwood Canyon Bike and Pedestrian Path that runs along the north side of I-70 in the bottom of the canyon. The trail follows Dead Horse Creek, a tributary of...
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View of Rock Creek Canyon showing the Moffatt railroad grade at upper right. "This two and one half miles of railroad track with tunnels No. 45, 46, 47, 48 and the big bridge across the creek was considered the costliest piece of grade on the railroad. A high bridge across the canyon in the foreground could have eliminated all this costly construction and maintenance and such a bridge was contemplated, but steel for the structure was unobtainable...
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4) Belden
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The railroad siding at Belden, with a view up the Eagle Canyon to Gilman.
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Central Colorado Power plant in Glenwood Canyon, prior to the Shoshone Power Plant. Colorado River is in the foreground. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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Glenwood Canyon in 1919.
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Photo postcard of Gilman with Belden at the bottom of the Eagle River Canyon. Ore cars are lined up on the tracks and the surface tram is clearly visible. "Eagle River Canyon and Gilman from Battle Mt. Highway Sanborn W-1102"
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Hanging Lake in the Glenwood Canyon in the 1940's.
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Blasting overhanging rock during road construction in Glenwood Canyon (1936-1937). Snow on canyon sides. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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Verso: "City of Gilman from Windy Point 1 mile from Gilman going West; 1. Hotel Empire, 2. Rooming house; picture only shows ½ canon wall; + My House" [written by Tom Knight]
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D.&R.G. engine wrecked at Belden. Caption: "Malley" Crane being used to right the engine; Eagle River in the foreground.
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12) Belden
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Photo postcard [Sanborn] of Belden in the Eagle River canyon, below the town of Gilman. Caption: "Eagle River Canon as seen from Highway U.S. 24, Colo." Ore from the mines at Gilman was shipped out from Belden.
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"Spouting Rock, Hanging Lake, Glenwood Springs, Colo." Verso: 3015, A-32452, C. T. Photochrom Spouting rock is one level above Hanging Lake in Glenwood Canyon. Erosion through limestone created the feature which feeds into Hanging Lake.
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"7246. Hanging Lake near Glenwood Springs, Colo." Winter scene with frozen waterfalls. Verso: "Hanging Lake. Hanging Lake is ten miles East of Glenwood Springs. The lake itself is an emerald sheet of water at the head of a series of terraces, its outer edge projecting somewhat over the wall below, the whole forming a combination of scenic beauty which is absolutely unique."
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The Iron Mask Mill at Belden, at the bottom of the Eagle River Canyon. The Eagle River is in the foreground; Gilman is at the top of the canyon.
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The road crew that worked on the stage coach roads to keep them open. Horse teams are harnessed to scrapers.
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"Eagle River Canon, Colo., D. & R. G. Ry." Tinted photo postcard shows mine cribbing and mine buildings above Belden with the rail tracks and Eagle River at the bottom. Verso: No. C8708 Published by The Colorado News Company, Denver, Colo., Dresden-Leipzig-Berlin. Trademark [Corson #632] for American News Co., New York, NY, Litho-chrome process.
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A group standing at the Shoshone Dam and Tunnel Project camp in Glenwood Canyon. The camp was located about 200 yards above the Shoshone Dam near Hanging Lake. There are men, women and dogs in the photo. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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Bill (W. R>) Robertson and Jim Neely at Hanging Lake Trailhead, Glenwood Canyon. The young men are standing by Rene Estes' automobile [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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Rock Creek Canyon and Table Rock with snow in 1917, taken by Ferdinand Ambos. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]