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

People of the Railroad

Denver & Rio Grande, Engine no. 240, Durango, Dec 25, 1897

The railroad would be nothing without its people. Can you imagine the amount of grit, determination and tenacity need to travel through rough terrain with no way to call for help if something happened with engine or track? No need to imagine it, when you can read about it. This stop links to sources on those railway entrepreneurs and explorers.