Colorado & Southern Railroad - Southern Jefferson County


Address: From Denver to Leadville

This line bought the Denver, Leadville & Gunnison Railroad in 1898, which had been the South Park Division of the Union Pacific Railroad in 1881. The name at the time of construction in 1878 was the Denver, South Park & Pacific Railroad. The Colorado & Southern Railroad operated until the line was discontinued in 1937.
Quad Map/Date: Bailey, 1987; Kassler, 1965 (1985); Littleton, 1965 (1994); Pine, 1965 (1985); Platte Canyon, 1965 (1985)
Sec/Town/Range: S36, T5S, R69W; S1, T7S, R72W
Elevation: c. 55000 -8500
Source: North Fork Volunteer Fire Department, "Recipes and Anecedotes," 1984.
Other Names: Denver, South Park & Pacific Railroad.
Last Modified: Tue, October 11 1994
 


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