Denver & Rio Grande Western [Southern Pacific]
Range, Colorado (Dotsero Cutoff)
June 11, 1996

When the Denver & Rio Grande Western did have to cross the Colorado River on the Dotsero Cutoff, the bridges were understandably more rugged than those crossing washes or streams. This crossing of both the Colorado River and Colorado River Road just north of Range is clearly built to withstand the potential ravages high water.

This page posted 5/1/2019. Text and photo ©2019 Lamont Downs.