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us: Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company


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    • us: Denver & Rio Grande Railroad Company
  • Additional Information

    • Later Established Forms

      • us: Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company
    • Related Terms

      • us: Globe Express Company
      • us: Rio Grande and Santa Fe Railroad Company
      • us: Rio Grande and Southwestern Railroad Company
      • us: Rio Grande Branch Line Railroad Company
      • us: Rio Grande Junction Railway Company
      • us: Rio Grande, Pueblo, and Southern Railway Company Globe Express Company
    • Earlier Established Forms

        Denver and Rio Grande Railway CompanyDenver and Rio Grande Railway Company Rio Grande Western Railway CompanyRio Grande Western Railway Company
    • Sources

      • found: NUCMC data from Colo. Hist. Soc. Lib. for Rio Grande Gunnison Railway Company. Records, 1891-1908 (Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company leased Rio Grande Gunnison in 1891 and gained outright control in 1908)
      • found: NUCMC data from Colo. Hist. Soc. Lib. for Rio Grande Branch Line Railroad Company. Records, 1895-1900 (Rio Grande Branch Line Railroad organized 1895 by officials of Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company)
      • found: LeMassena, R.A. Rio Grande, to the Pacific, 1974 (Rio Grande Western Railway Company was sold to Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company, 1901, continued to operated under its own name until 1908 when it was absorbed by D&RG in large-scale reorganization)
      • found: NUCMC data from Colo. Hist. Soc. Lib. for Rio Grande Junction Railway Company. Records, 1889-1916 (Rio Grande Junction Railway Company was joint venture of Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company and Colorado Midland Railway Company [new line leased jointly to both the other companies]; when Midland went out of operation in 1918 D&RG became sole lessee; Rio Grande Junction continued to operate under its own name until 1947 when it was absorbed into D&RG corporate structure [by which time the name was Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company])
      • found: NUCMC data from Colo. Hist. Soc. Lib. for Rio Grande and Southwestern Railroad Company. Records, 1903-1930 (Rio Grande and Southwestern Railroad Company was closely affiliated with Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company [D&RG gave them equipment and eventually owned controlling quantity of stock])
      • found: NUCMC data from Colo. Hist. Soc. Lib. for Rio Grande, Pueblo, and Southern Railway Company (Rio Grande, Pueblo, and Southern Railway Company absorbed by Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company in 1908 reorg.)
      • found: NUCMC data from Colo. Hist. Soc. Lib. for Globe Express Company. Records, 1891-1916 (Globe Express Company inc. 1891 as affiliate of Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company)
      • found: NUCMC data from Colo. Hist. Soc. Lib. for Rio Grande and Santa Fe Railroad Company. Records, 1895-1908 (Rio Grande and Santa Fe Railroad Company became part of D&RG in 1908 reorg.)
      • found: Are our railroads fairly treated, 1913: cover (Benjamin F. Bush, president, Denver & Rio Grande Railroad Company)
      • found: Information from 678 converted Dec. 17, 2014 (Org. 1886 as successor to Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company; Sold at auction in Sept. 1920; Property taken over in Nov. 1920 by newly inc. Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company)
    • Change Notes

      • 1983-08-22: new
      • 2014-12-17: revised
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