Jefferson County, Colorado

 

City

Railroad

Current Location

Type

Current Use

Date Built

Track Status

Bldg. Mat.

Current Railroad

Notes

between Clay and Crescent (Boulder Co.)

Denver & Salt Lake (D&RGW)

between Clay and Crescent, in Jefferson and Boulder Counties

Tn

rr

c1903

in use

 

UP

18 tunnels, Tunnel 1 easily seen from to north of S.R. 72 at the mouth of Coal Creek Canyon, Tunnels 1-4 are in Jefferson Co., Tunnel 5 is on Jefferson-Boulder Co. line, Tunnels 6-13 are in Boulder Co., Tunnel 9 collapsed during construction, Tunnel 14 is on the Boulder-Jefferson Co. line as the rr reenters Jefferson Co., Tunnels 15 and 16 are in Jefferson Co.Tunnel 17 caved in during construction, Thus Tunnel 18 became current Tunnel 17

Golden

replica

Colorado Railroad Museum

17155 W. 49th Ave.

C

museum/library

 

none

wood

none

Field checked 5/16 

Golden

replica

Colorado Railroad Museum

17155 W. 49th Ave.

Rh

museum

2000

in use

brick

none

5 stall, Field checked 5/16

Waterton

DSP&P

over South Platte River

B

road use

1922

gone

steel

none

through truss, Field checked 5/07

Compiled by M. J. Camp, Railroad Station Historical Society, Inc.

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