La Plata County, Colorado

 

City

Railroad

Current Location

Type

Current Use

Date Built

Track Status

Bldg. Mat.

Current Railroad

Notes

Bondad

D&RGW

on site

B

abandoned

 

gone

steel/wood

none

single span through truss, two wood trusses, Farmington Branch, Reported 1/15

Bondad

D&RGW

                       on site

Wt

abandoned

 

gone

wood

none

Farmington Branch, Reported 1/15

Durango

D&RGW

479 Main Ave.

P

rr

1881

in use

wood

Durango &Silverton Narrow Gauge

tourist line use, Field checked 9/16

Durango

D&RGW

 479 Main Ave. 

Rh

rr/model rr/museum

1989 

in use

brick 

D&SNG

15 stall replica roundhouse, Field checked 9/16 

Durango

D&RGW

across from depot

T

rr

 

in use

wood

D&SNG

Field checked 9/16 

Durango/Carbon Junction

D&RGW

South side of Hwy 160 along Trestle Rd.

T

abandoned

 

gone

wood

none

Farmington Branch, Reported 1/15

Durango

D&RGW

Animas River

B

rr

 

in use

steel/wood

D&SNG

3 span, Pratt through truss, plate girder, wood truss

Hermosa

D&RGW

along U.S. 550

Wt

rr

 

in use

wood

D&SNG

 

Hermosa

D&RGW

Hermosa Creek

B

rr

 

in use

 

D&SNG

Howe truss

Ignacio

D&RGW

relocated on County 223, west of Windmill Dr. on hill

C

residence

1923

none

wood

none

Reported 1/15

La Boca

D&RGW

Over Los Pinos River, south of Ignacio

B

abandoned

 

gone

steel

none

single span through truss, Reported 1/15

Tacoma

D&RGW

about 3 mi. N of town

Wt

rr

 

in use

wood

D&SNG

Cascade tank

Tacoma

D&RGW

about 5 1/2 mi. N of town, Animas River

B

rr

 

in use

steel

D&SNG

deck truss

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

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