Ralston Tramway Station


Address: Between Arapahoe and Oberon Station at W. 72nd Ave. and Denver & Rio Grande Western R.R. tracks.

Tramway tracks between Arvada and Leyden were in operation between 1903 and 1950. The line was built by the Denver Northwestern Railroad to haul coal from Leyden to Denver. This passenger station was probably named Ralston for the creek south of the tracks.
Quad Map/Date: Arvada, 1950.
Sec/Town/Range: T3S, R69W
Source: Tramway ticket for the Leyden and Golden line, courtesy of Kenton Forest; "More Than Gold," p. 90.
 


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