Short Line to Cripple Creek .. 1 IN STOCK!

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The Story of The Colordo Springs & Cripple Creek District Railway

System Map included in book

Colorado Springs station grounds to

Clyde and Vicinity &

St. Peters and Duffields

Also includes a CS&CCD travel folderShipping Priority Mail
Cripple Creek gold rush which began in 1891 created a need for railroad transportation to serve the boomtown that eventually grew to over 50,000 population.

Cripple Creek Short Line was one of three railroads which fought for a share of this business.

150 Photos, unique collection of 15 postcards & other advertising material full color.

Everything from the construction of the CCDR, early operations, sale & consolidation, the final years, station list, bridges, tunnels, roster of equipment, bibliography, Index.

A Colorado Short Line!