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DSP&P Historical Society LInks - Google drive site with the latest version of the Denver, South Park and Pacific and Colorado Central Google Earth map overlays as described in Dick Richardson's article in The Bogies and the Loop. In addition to the map overlays, there are instructions on how to use them, and a brief history of the South Park and Clear Creek lines that can be downloaded. You will need to have Google Earth installed on your computer to use the overlays (see instructions for details). - Buena Vista Heritage. Preserving and sharing the history of Buena Vista and Chaffee County for the education and enjoyment of the public. - South Park National Heritage Area. Be sure to watch the South Park video which covers the area history from early geological development through early settlement and (20 minutes in) the railroads. - Historic Society of Idaho Springs. Mine Tours, Rail history. Programs. and - News and progress on the famous Como Depot and Roundhouse. Work programs and fund raising. - Park County Archives. - Possibly the oldest historical rail road groups in the state. A great site with much varied information. - One thousand miles through the Colorado Rockies by rail. Photos & Information. - Narrow gauge railroading between Durango and Silverton. - Take a ride on one of the most famous sections of narrow gauge track in the country. - Narrow gauge railroading between Antonito, CO and Chama, NM. Across the Continental Divide. - Passenger train between Leadville and just short of Climax, travels on the original South Park grade.  - Great website for information on early rolling stock with a very good emphasis on DSP&P through C&S cars. - Colorado Railroad Museum located west of Denver in Golden, CO. The history of railroading in Colorado and the west. - Frisco Historic Park & Museum - Breckenridge Heritage Alliance - Ridgway, Colorado, long known as the birthplace of the Rio Grande Southern Railroad, is the home of a museum dedicated to the preservation of the history of railroading in Ouray County and surrounding areas. - The world’s largest model train store. The place to find South Park equipment in all scales. - A 7-5/8” gauge 1-1/2” to the foot standard gauge live steam railroad being constructed in South Park.

engine below mt princeton



Engine #197 with mixed train at the wye above Mt. Princeton Hot Springs. Circa 1898

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