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.

Denver, South Park & Pacific Railroad


AddressDenver to Fairplay
QuadPine, 1965 (1985)
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Source"Recipes & Anecdotes of the North Fork Volunteer Fire Depa rtment"; Pine, Colorado Train Information, by David Rainey.
OtherBuffalo Creek community
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Initialdate1992-04-02 00:00:00-07
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Latestdate1995-01-20 00:00:00-07
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HistoryConstructed in 1878 and became the South Park Division of the Union Pacific Railroad in 1881. It was reorganized in 1889 and named Denver, Leadville & Gunnison Railroad, sold to the Colorado & Southern Railroad in 1898 and continued to operate until the line was discontinued in April 1937. From a 1922 timetable, some of the stops listed in Jefferson County were Waterton, South Platte, Buffalo, Pine Grove, Crystal Lake, and Crossons.
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