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Durango in La Plata County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Bradshaw Circle

Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

 

—National Historic Landmark —

 
Bradshaw Circle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 3, 2008
1. Bradshaw Circle Marker
Inscription. Dedicated to Charles E. Bradshaw Jr. who established the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. Mr. Bradshaw saved the Silverton branch of the Denver & Rio Grande Western from abandonment in 1981 and preserved the Railroad as a National Historic Landmark.
 
Erected 1999 by D&SNG Railroad Employees.
 
Location. 37° 16.086′ N, 107° 52.95′ W. Marker is in Durango, Colorado, in La Plata County. Marker is on Main Avenue. Click for map. The marker is located near the entrance to the Durango Railway Station. Marker is at or near this postal address: 479 Main Avenue, Durango CO 81301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Newman Block (approx. 0.3 miles away); Jack Dempsey (approx. 0.4 miles away); [Old] Fort Lewis College (approx. 9.6 miles away).
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 
Durango and Silverton Railway Station image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 3, 2008
2. Durango and Silverton Railway Station
Durango and Silverton-Silver Vista Train-Ready to Go image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 3, 2008
3. Durango and Silverton-Silver Vista Train-Ready to Go
Durango and Silverton train ride through the wilderness image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 3, 2008
4. Durango and Silverton train ride through the wilderness
Durango and Silverton train ride-stream down in the valley image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 3, 2008
5. Durango and Silverton train ride-stream down in the valley
Durango and Silverton train ride on the narrow gauge track image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 3, 2008
6. Durango and Silverton train ride on the narrow gauge track
Durango and Silverton train ride-water tower image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 3, 2008
7. Durango and Silverton train ride-water tower
Durango and Silverton Train arriving in Silverton image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 3, 2008
8. Durango and Silverton Train arriving in Silverton
Durango and Silverton Train ride-Silverton City Hall 1908 image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 3, 2008
9. Durango and Silverton Train ride-Silverton City Hall 1908
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 420 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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