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Catalog Number 2012.010.012
Object Name Print, Photographic
Title Laying Track for the Denver & Northwestern in Golden
Date 1904
Description Black and white photograph of a group of men constructing Denver & Northwestern, 42" gauge train track in Golden, CO. To the right are the homes of Lt. Gov. William G. Smith (blocky-looking structure with tall chimney) and the Wheeler house (with ornamental porch). Eldridge house is further up the street facing toward camera. Calvary Episcopal Church is on the left. Mount Zion is in the background. Caption on the back of photo says, Working on a portion of the terminal loop on Second St. (12th Street today) in Golden. However, location is actually 13th Street. The depot will be built on the lot at the right of the picture, close to the mid-block between Washington Avenue and Arapahoe Street.
Copyright All rights belong to Golden History Museums, City of Golden without restriction.
Collection Permanent-Ed and Nancy Bathke
Credit line Golden History Museums, City of Golden, Ed and Nancy Bathke Collection
Caption Laying Track for the Denver & Northwestern in Golden
People Bell (Wheeler), Gertrude
Smith, William G.
Search Terms Calvary Episcopal Church
Denver & Northwestern Railroad
Mount Zion