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Florence & Cripple Creek Railroad

Allen C. Lewis

Florence & Cripple Creek Railroad

forty miles to fortune : a history of the fabulous narrow-gauge Florence & Cripple Creek Railroad and America"s greatest gold-mining region...the amazing Cripple Creek District

by Allen C. Lewis

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Published by Sundance Publications Ltd. in Denver, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cripple Creek (Colo.),
  • Colorado,
  • Cripple Creek
    • Subjects:
    • Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad Company -- History.,
    • Narrow gauge railroads -- Colorado -- Cripple Creek -- History.,
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 412-413) and index.

      Other titlesFlorence and Cripple Creek Railroad
      Statementby Allen C. Lewis.
      ContributionsFlorence and Cripple Creek Railroad Company.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTF25.C7 L49 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination416 p. ;
      Number of Pages416
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3656768M
      ISBN 100913582727
      LC Control Number2002511074
      OCLC/WorldCa49377522


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Florence & Cripple Creek Railroad Hardcover – January 1, by Allen C. Lewis (Author)5/5(1). Comment: Item may show signs of shelf wear. Pages may include limited notes and highlighting.

May not include supplemental or companion materials if applicable. Access codes may or may not work.5/5(1). About this Item: Colorado Railroad Museum/CRM, Golden, CO, Hardcover.

First edition, first printing. The new mines at Cripple Creek needed rail transportation and the first to reach the district in was the Florence & Cripple Creek narrow gauge railroad. pages with historic photographs, car diagrams, map, rosters, bibliography and index.

Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad The Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad (F&CC) was a 3 ft ( mm) narrow gauge railroad running northward from junctions with the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad at the mill towns of Florence and later moved to Cañon City, CO, on the banks of the Arkansas River, up steep and narrow Phantom Canyon to the Cripple Creek Mining District, west of Pikes Peak.

Start by marking “Florence & Cripple Creek Railroad: Forty Miles to Fortune: A History of the Fabulous Narrow-Gauge Florence & Cripple Creek Railroad and America's Greatest Gold-Mining Region the Amazing Cripple Creek District” as Want to Read:5/5(2).

The Florence & Cripple Creek was incorporated inby William E. Johnson, Eben Smith, D.H. Moffat, et al. It was opened to Cripple Creek in July, The company owns a narrow-gauge line from Florence to Cripple Creek. The Golden Circle Railroad was incorporated by the owners of the Florence & Cripple Creek.

Florence & Cripple Creek Railroad: Forty miles to fortune: a history of the fabulous narrow-gauge Florence & Cripple Creek Railroad and America's Greatest gold 5/5(1). Florence & Cripple Creek Railroad. Our Quick Pic Book series shows the subjects in extensive black & white.

photographs which have often been digitally edited to best exhibit the details. These cars originally were built new by the Michigan Peninsular Car Company. Arrival of the first train at Cripple Creek over the Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad, July 1, Accident to the train on its return trip.

The Great railway strikes--the first meat train leaving the Chicago stock-yards under escort of United States Cavalry,/ / drawn by G.W. Peters from a sketch by G.A. Coffin. [July] Photograph.

The Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad was a 3 ft narrow-gauge railroad running northward from junctions with the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad at the mill towns of Florence and moved to Cañon City, Colorado, on the banks of the Arkansas River, up steep and narrow Phantom Canyon to the Cripple Creek Mining District, west of Pikes was founded in and went out of business in   Ride along as we drive the "Gold Belt Line" Scenic Back Country Byway.

This was once the roadbed of the famous "Florence & Cripple Creek Railroad" the. The Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad (CC&VNG RR) is a 2 ft ( mm) narrow-gauge heritage railroad that operates seasonal tourist trains between Cripple Creek and the city's outskirts to the south.

The railroad uses a revitalized section of the original Midland Terminal Railway and the Florence and Cripple Creek railroad's one station and around half of its route is Built by: Midland Terminal Railway (MTR), Florence and.

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Dimensions of book: 5 inches across by /4 inches in height; /4 inches thick. pages of detailed maps and memorandums, plus 4 foldout maps of. The Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad was a 3 ft narrow gauge railroad running northward from junctions with the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad at the mill towns of.

Three lines ultimately reached the town: the Florence & Cripple Creek Railway opened its main line between Florence (where there was a connection with the Denver & Rio Grande), Victor and Cripple Creek in and was the first railroad to reach the then booming mining towns; the Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek District Railway was chartered.

This book is filled with wonderful old photos, maps and the people who put Cripple Creek on the map. Three railroads, the Midland Terminal, the Florence & Cripple Creek, and the Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek District Railway, were necessary to handle the volume of passenger and other traffic in.

Colorado: Sundance Publications Ltd, First edition. Hardcover. Quarto. 11 x 9 pp. With folded map of Railway Terminals of Cripple Creek in rear. This is copy # and is signed by three, author and contributors. - Allen Lewis, Dell McCoy and Russ Collman.

In original clear vinyl protective wrapper. near fine. Item # ISBN: Map of the Florence & Cripple Creek Railroad. [E J Haley] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

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[Allan C Lewis]. At its peak, the gold camp was served by three railroads and two electric trolley systems. The narrow-gauge Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad came up from Florence through Phantom Canyon, climbing 5, feet in 40 miles. Called “The Gold Belt Line,” this train ran three times a day untilwhen its roadbed was washed out by a flood.

Florence & Cripple Creek Railroad: Forty miles to fortune: a history of the fabulous narrow-gauge Florence & Cripple Creek Railroad and America's Greatest gold mining region the amazing Cripple Creek District. Denver, Colorado: Sundance Publications Ltd, Hardcover.

28 x 22 cm. Quarto. pages. 1/4 leather spine with glossy boards in. The Florence, Cripple Creek and State Line Railroad was reorgan-ized as the Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad, and obtained its charter on Ap Moffat's money was behind the venture, but the extent of his holdings remained unknown until 1 The incorpor-ators were Johnson and McCandles of Florence; Eben Smith, a mine.

Inthe Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad (F&CC) replaced that road. This narrow gauge railroad quickly became the major transportation link between the gold camps and the Arkansas Valley. Twelve stations were established along the F&CC Railroad grade to service the trains hauling coal and supplies upgrade and gold ore downgrade to.

13th Colorado Rail Annual - Florence Cripple Creek | CLICK HERE TO SEE ADDITIONAL IMAGES TO ASSESS CONDITIONThis rare book details the railroad lines in Colorado.

It comes full of information and beautiful pictures and is the 13th Colorado Rail Annual. rado Springs and Cripple Creek Railroad (the “Short Line”) The Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad - 2 The race with the Midland Terminal, coming from Divide, was a “race of iron horses.” Both lines essentially began con-struction in and both faced unique.

The Florence & Cripple Creek was incorporated inby William E. Johnson, Eben Smith, D.H. Moffat, et al. It was opened to Cripple Creek in July, The company owns a narrow-gauge line from Florence to Cripple Creek.

The Golden Circle Railroad was incorporated by the owners of the Florence &. The Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad (F&CC) was a 3 ft ( mm) narrow-gauge railroad running northward from junctions with the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad at the mill towns of Florence and later moved to Cañon City, Colorado, on the banks of the Arkansas River, up steep and narrow Phantom Canyon to the Cripple Creek Mining District, west of Pikes Peak.

Central City, Colorado, the county seat of Gilpin County, is a historic mining town founded in during the Pike's Peak Gold Rush. On the first day of summer in John Beck, a Cherokee preacher en route to California’s goldfields, stopped to do a little panning along the Front Range of the Colorado Rockies near what would become Denver.

Florence & Cripple Creek Railroad - Colorado Rail Annual # 13 hardcover book. Publisher: Colorado Railroad Museum Author: Tivis E. Wilkins. + pages of text and photos of the history of the Florence & Cripple Creek Railroad.

From it's start to end (now part of it is operated as a tourist railraod in Cripple Creek, CO) this is a rare book. PCCLD will be closing all locations to the public from March 14th through May 3rd to help mitigate the spread of COVID The library district will reopen Monday May 4th All borrowed material will be due back May 31st.

Inthe 20th Century-Fox studio property built a full-sized replica of the Rio Grande Southern Railroad’s locomotive #20 for the musical-comedy Western, "A Ticket to Tomahawk.” The real #20 was a built in for the Florence & Cripple Creek Railroad.

It was Followers: K. “The Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad (F&CC) was a 3 ft ( mm) narrow gauge railroad running northward from junctions with the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad at the mill towns of Florence and later moved to Cañon City, CO, on the banks of the Arkansas River, up steep and narrow Phantom Canyon to the Cripple Creek Mining District, west of.

was built for the Florence & Cripple Creek Railroad but it is most well known on the RGS where it frequently was the motive power used on Rocky Mountain Railroad Club excursions over the line. Eventually at the end of the RGS, the Rocky Mountain Railroad Club bought #20 and has had it on display at the Colorado Railroad.

The real #20 was a built in for the Florence & Cripple Creek Railroad. It was later acquired secondhand by the RGS. The replica was needed for scenes in the film that stretched reality a bit, as well as allowing the studio to save money by shooting some of the film on a so undstage at the studio.

- Explore lajeangreeson's board "Florence and Cripple Creek Railway", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Cripple creek, Florence, Creek pins. The locomotive is a 15 ton iron horse of the type typical of the early day steam engines so important to the winning of the west.

The track goes south out of Cripple Creek, past the old Midland Terminal Wye over a reconstructed trestle, past many historic mines and terminates near the deserted mining camp of Anaconda, then returns back to Cripple Creek.

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Rizzari of Denver. Mr. Rizzari published this Second Edition primarily because of its value to those interested in further research on the history of Aspen and the surrounding mining district.

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