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Chugga, chugga, toot, toot your way through our collection on railroads.

LCPL Depot


Colorado Midland Depot - Leadville


All aboard for the Lake County Public Library's railroad collection! Such a popular destination whether for the curious traveler or the experienced engineer. This guide has many stops, whether you are interested in history, a particular Leadville connected railway, or biographies of railroad personalities. This is the trip for you!

Remember, anything marked CMHC (Colorado Mountain History Collection) is not available to check out but is available for viewing within our building. The library also has access to many other resources through other libraries. Search our catalog and if you still do not find your desired source, we can also do inter-library loans.


At the Depot - Railroad History

This track guides the traveler through the history of railroads.