Rio Grande

Rio Grande Railroad (Scenic)

Stock #: 161813
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
Publisher: Smith Brooks
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
Additional Details:
On the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Thru the Rockies, not Around them. East Portal, The Moffat tunnel, Moffat Tunnel Route. Thru the heart of the Continent, from the Atlantic to the Pacific slope of America, the Moffat Tunnel, 50 miles by rail from Denver, bores 6.2 miles under James Peak. Apex of the tunnel is 4021 ft. under the summit of the peak, which rears its lofty crest 13,260 ft. above sea level. the Moffat tunnel Route of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad places Denver on its first and only direct transcontinental railroad.

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