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Alpine Tunnel Trail Colorado Trails TrailLink

Service through the tunnel ended in 1910 and both entrances are closed; the east entrance was caved in and its west entrance was covered by landslides. Note that the trail, with an elevation of 11,523 feet, is high-altitude and subject to heavy snowfall. To avoid the snow, the best time to go is from June through October. Parking and Trail Access

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Opened in 1882 and closed in 1910, the Alpine Tunnel is a narrow gauge railroad tunnel for an old Denver, South Park and Pacific Railroad route. Alpine Tunnel, Salida, Colorado. 134 likes · 635 were here. Alpine Tunnel is a 1772ft narrow gauge railroad tunnel located east

Road Closed on West Side of Alpine Tunnel. Fine $ Question

2016-9-13  The Alpine Tunnel Complex is a very popular destination, extremely significant with the development of that area (during the mining days) and provides a good summer economy for Pitkin and surrounding communities. If we loose the Alpine Tunnel Complex, I feel it will be a big blow to the area.

Alpine Tunnel, Colorado An Engineering Marvel Legends

2021-5-20  The Alpine Historical District is normally open from July to September, where a narrow dirt road winds upward to the tunnel for about ten miles. Start your trip northeast of Pitkin, Colorado at the junction of the Cumberland Pass Road (FDR 765) and the Alpine Tunnel

Incredible Interstate and Railroad Tunnels in Colorado

2020-4-8  Alpine Tunnel CLOSED (Railroad Pitkin) Alpine Tunnel telegraph station near Pitkin. Photo: Timd40. Another lost railroad tunnel, the Alpine Tunnel once held the honor of being the highest tunnel in the world at 11,523 feet. It was the very first tunnel to cross the Continental Divide, a feat that led to the creation of many other famous

The Alpine Tunnel, the Continent’s OutThere Colorado

2018-6-22  Opened in 1882 and officially closed in 1910, the Alpine Tunnel near Pitkin, Colorado is both the highest railroad tunnel in North America and the longest narrow-gauge tunnel in North America. It’s 1,772 feet long and located at 11,523 feet above sea-level.

Tunnel Road Damage data.pitkin-news

2016-5-23  PALISADE ON ALPINE TUNNEL ROAD DAMAGED BY AVALANCHE (Clicking on any of the 4 Images will produce a much larger image) Updated photos below taken by Matt Buchanan, Pete Olson, & Bill Woodard on 3/3/2016 : An avalanche has caused significant damage to a section of the Alpine Tunnel Road. Following the early February snowstorm a number of

Colorado Parks and Wildlife

2020-12-17  Please accept this letter from the Colorado Trails Preservation Alliance (TPA) as an official letter of support for the grant application being submitted by the National Forest Foundation and supported by the Ute Pass Iron Goats for work on the access road to the west portal of the Alpine Tunnel.

St. Elmo Ghost Town Nathrop, Colorado Atlas Obscura

2021-4-2  The Alpine Tunnel west led directly to St. Elmo and allowed the town to reach around 2,000 residents in 1881. The town originally had only a handful of restaurants, a

Colorado Parks and Wildlife

2020-12-17  Please accept this letter from the Colorado Trails Preservation Alliance (TPA) as an official letter of support for the grant application being submitted by the National Forest Foundation and supported by the Ute Pass Iron Goats for work on the access road to the west portal of the Alpine Tunnel.

Incredible Interstate and Railroad Tunnels in Colorado

2020-4-8  Alpine Tunnel CLOSED (Railroad Pitkin) Alpine Tunnel telegraph station near Pitkin. Photo: Timd40. Another lost railroad tunnel, the Alpine Tunnel once held the honor of being the highest tunnel in the world at 11,523 feet. It was the very first tunnel to cross the Continental Divide, a feat that led to the creation of many other famous

Make tracks to rail landmark The Denver Post

2009-6-4  The Alpine Tunnel — at 11,523 feet the highest railroad tunnel in the United States and the first to be bored through the Colorado Continental Divide — was completed in 1881.

Colorado Projects Transportation

2021-5-23  CO FTBR Crystal Dam(1) East Portal Access Road : Crystal Dam East Portal Access Road: Montrose County : CO FLAP US 36(1) Downtown Estes Loop: Larimer County : CO FLAP SUM 91(1) Fremont Pass Trail: Summit County : CO FLAP ALA 6(1) Lane 6 North: Alamosa County :

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Jeffco Open Space, CO, Golden, CO. 12,237 likes · 270 talking about this · 737 were here. Jeffco Open Space has preserved more than 56,000 acres and created 27 regional parks & 251 miles of trails....

ALPINE TUNNEL historic Colorado railroad photographs

Boudoir-card photo by C. W. Erdlen: Denver, South Park & Pacific train on west side of Alpine Tunnel, heading towards Pitkin, Gunnison County, Colorado. Price for set of 4 boudoir cards: $2,000.00 Comments are closed.

Cottonwood Pass (Colorado) 2021 All You Need to Know

Colorado Springs, Colorado 191 contributions 26 helpful votes. Great Views from Cottonwood Pass CO. Very accessible, easy drive (paved) west of Buena Vista CO. Terrific views, East and west. Pass is at 12,126 ft, easy trails to Mtn tops at 13,000ft plus, if you wish.

USFS, COLORADO PARKS CLOSURES and more Alpine Bank

2020-3-27  Alpine Bank is an employee-owned Colorado bank chartered in 1973. With 40 locations across Colorado, Alpine Bank offers a full suite of banking services. The Class B nonvoting common shares of Alpine Banks of Colorado, Alpine Bank’s parent holding company, trade on the OTCQX under the symbol “ALPIB".

Reaching the Summit of Hancock Pass in Colorado UTV

2009-10-29  The tunnel ceased operation in 1910 and the last mine in Hancock closed in 1926 with the passing of the last passenger train. Today one can still make it to the Alpine Tunnel entrance in a 4WD. History of the Alpine Tunnel . Once the highest railroad tunnel in the world, at an altitude of 11,523 feet, it was the first tunnel to be built through

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USFS, COLORADO PARKS CLOSURES and more Alpine Bank

2020-3-27  Alpine Bank is an employee-owned Colorado bank chartered in 1973. With 40 locations across Colorado, Alpine Bank offers a full suite of banking services. The Class B nonvoting common shares of Alpine Banks of Colorado, Alpine Bank’s parent holding company, trade on the OTCQX under the symbol “ALPIB".

Colorado Projects Transportation

2021-5-23  CO FTBR Crystal Dam(1) East Portal Access Road : Crystal Dam East Portal Access Road: Montrose County : CO FLAP US 36(1) Downtown Estes Loop: Larimer County : CO FLAP SUM 91(1) Fremont Pass Trail: Summit County : CO FLAP ALA 6(1) Lane 6 North: Alamosa County :

Cottonwood Pass (Colorado) 2021 All You Need to Know

Colorado Springs, Colorado 191 contributions 26 helpful votes. Great Views from Cottonwood Pass CO. Very accessible, easy drive (paved) west of Buena Vista CO. Terrific views, East and west. Pass is at 12,126 ft, easy trails to Mtn tops at 13,000ft plus, if you wish.

ALPINE TUNNEL historic Colorado railroad photographs

Boudoir-card photo by C. W. Erdlen: Denver, South Park & Pacific train on west side of Alpine Tunnel, heading towards Pitkin, Gunnison County, Colorado. Price for set of 4 boudoir cards: $2,000.00 Comments are closed.

EMPOWER FIELD AT MILE HIGH and more Alpine E-line

2019-9-5  The Colorado Department of Transportation announced it will close eastbound Interstate 70 through the Eisenhower-Johnson Memorial Tunnel tonight, Thursday, Sept. 5, to complete testing of the tunnel's fire suppression system. The closure is expected to begin about 11 p.m. Thursday and last until about 6 a.m. on Friday.

Make tracks to rail landmark The Denver Post

2009-6-4  The Alpine Tunnel — at 11,523 feet the highest railroad tunnel in the United States and the first to be bored through the Colorado Continental Divide — was completed in 1881.

Reaching the Summit of Hancock Pass in Colorado UTV

2009-10-29  The tunnel ceased operation in 1910 and the last mine in Hancock closed in 1926 with the passing of the last passenger train. Today one can still make it to the Alpine Tunnel entrance in a 4WD. History of the Alpine Tunnel . Once the highest railroad tunnel in the world, at an altitude of 11,523 feet, it was the first tunnel to be built through

Searching for the C&S narrow gauge: November 2020

2020-11-29  The King of South Park Lore, the route of the Alpine Tunnel, also has a curious ending. To be sure, the bell tolled for the majestic route over "the hill" late in 1910. But unlike the final scheduled narrow gauge movement on the C&S in Leadville on August 23rd, 1943, the date of the funeral train on the Gunnison division lacks an equivalent

13 roads that close during winter in Colorado OutThere

2020-3-10  That being said, heavy snowfall will often close several of the higher miles barring access to the summit. Check the Pikes Peak Twitter page for the most up-to-date information. Editor’s note: Snow, winds, and ice often make travel difficult in Colorado, but planning ahead can help make it

Jeffco Open Space, CO Home Facebook

Jeffco Open Space, CO, Golden, CO. 12,237 likes · 270 talking about this · 737 were here. Jeffco Open Space has preserved more than 56,000 acres and created 27 regional parks & 251 miles of trails....