Railroad Station Site

Address316 Bear Creek Ave., Morrison, 80465
QuadMorrison, 1965 (1980)
SectionS35, T4S, R70W
SourceMorrison Historical Guide - research by Lorene Horton, 1975.
Initialdate1996-09-12 00:00:00-06
HistoryBuilt in 1873. It was the station for the Denver, South Park & Pacific Railroad. Freight transported consisted of building stone, marble, lime, fence posts and lumber from saw mills along Bear Creek. Items were hauled down by wagons to the train in Morrison. The train also provided transportation to and from Denver and made its last scheduled run in 1925. It was abandoned after the 1933 flood. The railroad played an important part in the history of Morrison.