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



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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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