Denver & Rio Grande Western [Southern Pacific]
Grand Junction, Colorado
April 29, 1993

The Denver & Rio Grande Western makes a sweeping curve (amounting almost to a right angle) in Grand Junction, Colorado, seen here from the South Fifth Street bridge looking west. The Rio Grande's impressive stations (freight and passenger) still exist out of view to the right, but Amtrak now uses a structure that bears a distinct resemblance to a fast-food outletů

This page posted 11/1/2018. Text and photo ©2018 Lamont Downs.