People and Rail Car Maintenance
creator of digital collection
Alfred M. Bailey
Unidentified people around the Galloping Goose #3 at the railway depot in Placerville, Colorado. October 1948. These railcars ran on the narrow gauge Rio Grande Southern Railroad through the San Juan Mountains of the Rocky Mountains between the 1930s and early 1950s. It currently resides at Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park, California. Scanning and access made possible by a grant from NEH.
People; Railcars; Galloping Goose #3; Galloping Geese; Rio Grande Southern Railroad; Narrow gauge railroads; Motors; Placerville; Colorado; Buildings; Structures; Depots; San Juan Mountains; Rocky Mountains
date of photograph
August 23, 2016
date of scanning
USA, Colorado, Placerville
35mm black and white negative scanned with Nikon Super Coolscan 5000 at 4000 DPI and 16 bit grayscale.
Use with permission Denver Museum of Nature and Science