At the height of America's post-Civil War expansion, Colorado Territory was a land of great hope and opportunity. Forged at the confluence of commerce and geography, Colorado became a state in 1876, and Denver, the Queen City of the Plains. To address the growing need for efficient transportation throughout the state, early railroads such as the Kansas Pacific and the Denver and Rio Grande were built in the 1870s. Serving all of these routes was the Denver Union Depot with its commodious dual-gauged tracks. These "steel ...

Rails Around Denver 2007, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9780738548029

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Rails Around Denver 2007, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781531629526