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Photo Archive Friday

Augie Mastrogiuseppi, Jim Hurt with Train crew
UP on Dent Branch, Frederick, Colorado s-185
UP on Dent Branch, Frederick, Colorado s-187
ATSF 5175 - 5163 inbound pushers, Gates Rubber s-430

August Mastrogiuseppi’s Collection is now organized and finding aid finished!

This is one of the most important Railroad collections that the Denver Public Library owns.

Photo Archive Friday

Inside of a train engine

Ever wonder what the inside of a train engine looks like?

This is just what the doctor ordered if you’ve ever been interested in what exactly the insides of a train looks like

This photograph was taken inside the Santa Fe Roundhouse at Emporia, Kansas. It shows what the inside of a 3160 class engine looks like.

The photo taken in 1937.

Life on Colorado Rails: The American Passenger Car Era, 1930 to 1970

Life on Colorado Rails: The American Passenger Car Era, 1930 to 1970

Check out the wonderful new exhibit at the Colorado Railroad Museum!

Today's blog post is by Lauren Giebler, Curator of the Colorado Railroad Museum. She describes a great new exhibit at the museum that gives you a wi

Weird Photo Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Weird Photo Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Flying train anyone?