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.

Dome Rock Railroad Station


AddressAt foot of the Dome Rock alongside the N. Fork of the S. Platte River, 7 mi. downstream from the Buffalo Creek community on Cty. Rd. 96 (unincorporated Jefferson County).
QuadPlatte Canyon, 1985
SectionS26, T7S, R70W
Elevation6900
SourceDigerness, David S., "The Mineral Belt," 1977, Vol. I, p. 157.
OtherColorado & Southern Railroad
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Initialdate1994-10-03 00:00:00-06
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HistoryThis station served as a combination depot and living quarters while in service. The railroad line was discontinued in 1938.
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