Colorado Midland Railway

Colorado Midland Railway

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Colorado Midland Railway, incorporated in 1883, was the first standard gauge railroad built over the Continental Divide in Colorado. It ran from Colorado Springs to Leadville and through the divide at Hagerman Pass to Aspen and Grand Junction. Later the line was extended eleven miles west of Glenwood Springs to New Castle.John J. Hagerman gained control of the Colorado Midland Railway Company in June 1885. Hagerman sold the railroad to the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway in September 1890; ATSF operated the railroad as a subsidiary and changed the name to the Colorado Midland Railroad.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 181g
  • Fer Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135703803
  • 9786135703801