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Image file: '20103587.jpg'
Object Name
negative
Title
Cañon of the Rio Las Animas Detroit Photographic Co. ; Can?on of the Rio Las Animas
Maker
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942
Dates
1887
Subject
Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company
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Animas River (Colo. and N.M.)
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La Plata County (Colo.)
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Canyons--Colorado--La Plata County
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Cliffs--Colorado--La Plata County
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Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--La Plata County
Description
View of two Denver & Rio Grande Railroad narrow gauge engines as they pull a passenger train on a high, steep rock ledge in the Canyon of the Rio Las Animas (La Plata County), Colorado. Passengers lean out windows or stand by the train. Shows steam plumes from the engines, rock formations, talus, and the Animas River.
Object ID
86.200.6635
 
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