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Colorado & Southern Railway Denver Roundhouse Complex, Seventh Street, East of South Platte River, Denver, Denver County, CO



B&W Photos

HB231092
Overall View Of Switching Yard

HB231093
Overall View Of Switching Yard, With Yard Master's Tower In Right Background

HB231094
Yard Master's Tower In Switching Yard

HB231095
Overall View Of Roundhouse: Remaining Five-stall Section In Center Background, Rubble Of Demolished Section In Foreground

HB231096
Overall View Of Turntable And Roundhouse

HB231097
Turntable Web

HB231098
Turntable Web

HB231099
Turntable Portal

HB231100
Turntable Control House, With Turntable In Left Background

HB231101
Detail Of Turntable Control House, Showing Electrical Switches, With Turntable In Background

HB231102
Turntable Upper Chord Connection Detail

HB231103
Turntable Upper Chord Connection Detail

HB231104
Turntable Lower Chord Connection Detail

HB231105
Turntable Lower Chord Connection Detail

HB231106
Remaining Five-stall Section Of Roundhouse

HB231107
Remaining Five-stall Section Of Roundhouse

HB231108
Remaining Five-stall Section Of Roundhouse

HB231109
Remaining Five-stall Section Of Roundhouse

HB231110
Remaining Five-stall Section Of Roundhouse

HB231111
Detail Of Stall Doors On South Side Of Roundhouse

HB231112
Detail Of Stall Doors On South Side Of Roundhouse

HB231113
Detail Of Window Wall On North Side Of Roundhouse

HB231114
Interior Of Roundhouse

HB231115
Interior Of Roundhouse

HB231116
Interior Of Roundhouse

HB231117
Interior Of Roundhouse

HB231118
Detail Of Column/beam Connection In Roundhouse


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Item Title


Location
East of South Platte River, Denver, CO

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CO-56
Building/structure dates: 1900 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1919 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1959 subsequent work
Significance: The complex is a significant property associated with the history of railroading in Colorado. It represents the last of Denver's once numerous roundhouses, and includes one of the few remaining examples of a Burlington design turntable.

Subjects
Railroad Roundhouses
Railroads


Related Names
Trumbull, Frank
Cowan, H. W.
William J. Hill Construction Company


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. OVERALL VIEW OF SWITCHING YARD. VIEW TO NORTHEAST.
2. OVERALL VIEW OF SWITCHING YARD, WITH YARD MASTER'S TOWER IN RIGHT BACKGROUND. VIEW TO SOUTHWEST.
3. YARD MASTER'S TOWER IN SWITCHING YARD. VIEW TO NORTHEAST.
4. OVERALL VIEW OF ROUNDHOUSE: REMAINING FIVE-STALL SECTION IN CENTER BACKGROUND, RUBBLE OF DEMOLISHED SECTION IN FOREGROUND. VIEW TO EAST.
5. OVERALL VIEW OF TURNTABLE AND ROUNDHOUSE. VIEW TO NORTH.
6. TURNTABLE WEB. VIEW TO WEST.
7. TURNTABLE WEB. VIEW TO SOUTHWEST.
8. TURNTABLE PORTAL. VIEW TO NORTH.
9. TURNTABLE CONTROL HOUSE, WITH TURNTABLE IN LEFT BACKGROUND. VIEW TO NORTHWEST.
10. DETAIL OF TURNTABLE CONTROL HOUSE, SHOWING ELECTRICAL SWITCHES, WITH TURNTABLE IN BACKGROUND. VIEW TO NORTHWEST.
11. TURNTABLE UPPER CHORD CONNECTION DETAIL. VIEW TO NORTHEAST.
12. TURNTABLE UPPER CHORD CONNECTION DETAIL. VIEW TO NORTHEAST.
13. TURNTABLE LOWER CHORD CONNECTION DETAIL. VIEW TO SOUTHWEST.
14. TURNTABLE LOWER CHORD CONNECTION DETAIL. VIEW TO NORTHWEST.
15. REMAINING FIVE-STALL SECTION OF ROUNDHOUSE. VIEW TO NORTH.
16. REMAINING FIVE-STALL SECTION OF ROUNDHOUSE. VIEW TO NORTHWEST.
17. REMAINING FIVE-STALL SECTION OF ROUNDHOUSE. VIEW TO SOUTH.
18. REMAINING FIVE-STALL SECTION OF ROUNDHOUSE. VIEW TO SOUTHEAST.
19. REMAINING FIVE-STALL SECTION OF ROUNDHOUSE. VIEW TO NORTHEAST.
20. DETAIL OF STALL DOORS ON SOUTH SIDE OF ROUNDHOUSE. VIEW TO NORTH.
21. DETAIL OF STALL DOORS ON SOUTH SIDE OF ROUNDHOUSE. VIEW TO NORTHEAST.
22. DETAIL OF WINDOW WALL ON NORTH SIDE OF ROUNDHOUSE. VIEW TO SOUTHWEST.
23. INTERIOR OF ROUNDHOUSE. VIEW TO EAST.
24. INTERIOR OF ROUNDHOUSE. VIEW TO NORTHWEST.
25. INTERIOR OF ROUNDHOUSE. VIEW TO WEST.
26. INTERIOR OF ROUNDHOUSE. VIEW TO SOUTHEAST.
27. DETAIL OF COLUMN/BEAM CONNECTION IN ROUNDHOUSE. VIEW TO SOUTH.


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