This is an early beta version that’s still a work in progress. We hope to develop and refine the contents going forward. In the meantime, we’re making it fully available to the public as-is. Started by the Jefferson County Historical Commission in the 1990s, it was transferred to the Golden History Museum-City of Golden in 2020.
|Address||Sheridan Boulevard to 120th Street|
|Quad||Arvada, 1965 (1980); Lafayette, 1965 (1979)|
|Section||S25, T2S, R69W; S2, T2S, R69W|
|Source||Wilkins, "Colorado Railroads," pp.4, 125; Coel, "Goin' Railroading," p. 2; Lemassena, Colorado Mountain Railroads," p. 65.|
|History||Incorporated in 1898, this railroad continued to exist until 1981, when it was absorbed by Burlington Northern in January, 1982. A total of 30 companies were among the predecessors of Colorado and Southern.|