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Colton Photographs

    Please keep in mind that these photographs have been reduced in size to approximately 1 1/2" to 2" to save on server space and download time. The original size of the photograph varies. Please see the Introduction page for details on ordering photographs along with the price list.

Railroad Depot

Photo #: 83-2-1 Date of origin:  
Item Name: Railroad Depot
Description: Railroad depot at Colton.

Railroad depot

Photo #: 83-2-1 Date of origin: 1905
Item Name: Railroad depot
Description: Railroad depot at Colton circa 1905. Robert Edwards collection.

Steam engine

Photo #: 83-2-3 Date of origin:  
Item Name: Steam Engine
Description: Moqul Engine (narrow gauge) at Pleasant Valley Junction.

Water Tank

Photo #: 83-2-4 Date of origin:  
Item Name: Water tank
Description: Pleasant Valley Junction main street with water tank for steam engine.

Colton

Photo #: 83-2-5 Date of origin: c1890
Item Name: Colton
Description: The town with steam engine picking up water from water tower. Colton was a railroad stop for steam engines to fill up with water and coal. this photograph was at the time of the narrow gauge engine.

Railroad Depot

Photo #: 83-2-6 Date of origin:  
Item Name: Railroad Depot
Description: Railroad depot at Pleasant Valley Junction.

Train

Photo #: 83-2-7 Date of origin:  
Item Name: Train
Description: Train at water tower at in Colton.

Water Tank

Photo #: 83-2-8 Date of origin: 1905br />Item Name: Water tank
Description: Water tanks at Colton. 1905. Used for water in steam engines.

Contruction Crew

Photo #: 83-2-9 Date of origin:  
Item Name: Construction crew
Description: Colton railroad construction crew - building the Pleasant Valley Railroad. Circa 1900s. Robert Edwards collection.

Train Wreck

Photo #: 83-2-10 Date of origin: 1941
Item Name: Train Wreck
Description: Colton train wreck twisted metal

Steam Engine

Photo #: 83-2-11 Date of origin: 1940
Item Name: Steam Engine
Description: Steam engine, hauling freight, early 1940s with Rising Sun on nose of engine, at Colton, Utah. q\An L 105 articulated 4-6-6-4. There were 14 of these engines in service. The Rising Sun logo was changed after Pearl Harbor because it looked so much like the Japanese flag.

Train Wreck

Photo #: 83-2-12 Date of origin: 1941
Item Name: Train Wreck
Description: D&RGW train wreck at Colton, Utah, October 6, 1941.

Train Wreck

Photo #: 83-2-13 Date of origin: 1941
Item Name: Train Wreck
Description: D&RGW train wreck at Colton, Utah, October 6, 1941.

Train Wreck

Photo #: 83-2-14 Date of origin: 1941
Item Name: Train Wreck
Description: D&RGW train wreck at Colton, Utah, October 6, 1941.

Train Wreck

Photo #: 83-2-15 Date of origin: 1941
Item Name: Train Wreck
Description: D&RGW train wreck at Colton, Utah, October 6, 1941.

Train Wreck

Photo #: 83-2-16 Date of origin: 1941
Item Name: Train Wreck
Description: D&RGW train wreck at Colton, Utah, October 6, 1941.

83-2-17.jpg

Photo #: 83-2-17 Date of origin:  
Item Name: Railroad
Description: Railroad tracks at Colton.

83-2-17.jpg

Photo #: 83-2-18 Date of origin: 1947
Item Name: Train accident
Description: Head on collision.

83-2-17.jpg

Photo #: 83-2-19 Date of origin: 1947
Item Name: Train accident
Description: Head on collision.

83-2-20.jpg

Photo #: 83-2-20 Date of origin:  
Item Name: Section Crew
Description: Denver & Rio Grande Section Crew

Mainstreet Colton

Photo #: 83-3-1 Date of origin: 1920
Item Name: Mainstreet Colton
Description: Colton circa 1920

school house

Photo #: 83-3-2 Date of origin:  
Item Name: school house
Description: What was left of the school house at Pleasant Valley Junction near Colton.

home

Photo #: 83-3-3 Date of origin:  
Item Name: home
Description: Last house at Pleasant Valley Junction.

town

Photo #: 83-3-4 Date of origin:  
Item Name: town
Description: Town of Colton.

tombstone

Photo #: 83-3-5 Date of origin:  
Item Name: tombstone
Description: Tombstone of Thomas & Elizabeth Bagnall - death of children recorded on tombstone.

83-3-6.jpg

Photo #: 83-3-6 Date of origin:  
Item Name: Town
Description: Main street in Colton. Photo shows J.M. Miller, general Merchandise, a saloon and the Thomas Hotel.



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