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Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad

Reporting mark: DRGW
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B&T - Bridge #1 (Grand County, Utah)
Built 1911
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Thompson WashTrib on abandoned Ballard & Thompson Rr
Derelict/abandoned

B&T - Bridge #3 (Grand County, Utah)
Built 1911
Abandoned bridge over Thompson Wash on abandoned Ballard & Thompson Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

B&T - Bridge #4 (Grand County, Utah)
Built 1911
Abandoned bridge over Thompson Wash on abandoned Ballard & Thompson Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

B&T - Bridge #6 (Grand County, Utah)
Built 1911
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Sego Canyon Wash on abandoned Ballard & Thompson Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

B&T - Bridge #7 (Grand County, Utah)
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Sego Canyon Wash on abandoned Ballard & Thompson Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

Ballard & Thompson - Bridge #2 (Grand County, Utah)
Built 1911
Abandoned bridge over Thompson Wash on Abandoned Ballard & Thompson Rr
Derelict/abandoned

Ballard & Thompson - Bridge #5 (Grand County, Utah)
Built 1911
Abandoned bridge over Sego Canyon Wash on Abandoned Ballard & Thompson Rr
Derelict/abandoned

Bijou Street Bridge (El Paso County, Colorado)
Lost Marsh arch bridge over Monument Creek and D&RGW RR on West Bijou Street
Replaced by a new bridge

C&TS - Cascade Trestle (Conejos County, Colorado)
Built 1889
Bridge over Cascade Creek on C&TS Railroad
Open to traffic

C&TS - Chama River Bridge (Rio Arriba County, New Mexico)
Built here 1924
Through truss bridge over Chama River on Railroad
Open to traffic

C&TS - Continental Divide Trail Overpass (Conejos County, Colorado)
Bridge over Continental Divide Trail on Railroad
Open to traffic

C&TS - Ferguson's Trestle (Conejos County, Colorado)
Built 1989 to original specs.
Timber stringer bridge over Tributary of Rio San Antonio on Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad
Open to traffic

C&TS - Lobato Trestle (Rio Arriba County, New Mexico)
Deck plate girder bridge over Wolf Creek on Railroad
Open to traffic

C&TS - Mud Tunnel (Rio Arriba County, New Mexico)
Tunnel on Railroad
Open to traffic

C&TS - Rock Tunnel (Rio Arriba County, New Mexico)
Tunnel through Phantom Spire on Railroad
Open to traffic

Cherry Creek Trail Bridge (Wynkoop Street) (Denver County, Colorado)
Built 1907 by the Pennsylvania Steel Company
Through truss bridge over Cherry Creek on pedestrian pathway
Open to pedestrians

CO 120 Viaduct (Fremont County, Colorado)
Built 1931, replaced 2016
Tee beam bridge over the Union Pacific Railroad on CO 120 near Florence
Replaced by a new bridge in 2016

Denver & Rio Grande Scenic - Rio Grande Bridge (Mineral County, Colorado)
Through truss bridge over Rio Grande on Denver & Rio Grande Scenic Railroad
Open to traffic

DRGW - Animas River Bridge (Cedar Hill, S) (San Juan County, New Mexico)
Built ca. 1905
Lost Bridge over Animas River
Removed but not replaced

DRGW - Bridal Veil Falls Pony Truss (Utah County, Utah)
Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Bridal Veil Falls on Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

DRGW - Cat Creek Bridge (Archuleta County, Colorado)
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Cat Creek on Denver & Rio Grande Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

DRGW - Chaffee Gulch Bridge (Ouray County, Colorado)
Abandoned pratt deck truss bridge over Uncompahgre River on Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Abandoned

DRGW - CO105 Overpass (El Paso County, Colorado)
Steel stringer bridge over CO 105 on Railroad
Open to traffic

DRGW - Elk Park Bridge (San Juan County, Colorado)
Built 1884; Damaged in a flood in 1964, requiring a new bridge.
Pratt through truss bridge over Animas River on Abandoned Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge, but left standing,

DRGW - Glenwood Springs Bridge (Garfield County, Colorado)
Built 1903; Railroad relocated to south bank west of Glenwood Springs in 1968 for I-70 construction.
Lost through and deck truss bridge over Colorado River on D&RGW RR
Removed but not replaced

DRGW - Gunnison River Bridge (Gunnison County, Colorado)
Abandoned in 1955
Pratt through truss bridge over Gunnison River on Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Inundated in 1963 by Blue Mesa Dam construction

DRGW - Lake Fork Gunnison River Bridge (Gunnison County, Colorado)
Built ca. 1889; Removed 1937
Howe through truss bridge over Lake Fork Gunnison River on Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Inundated

DRGW - Narrow Gauge Trestle (Montrose County, Colorado)
Built 1895
Pratt deck truss bridge over Cimarron River on Railroad Static Display
Static Display

DRGW - Navajo River Bridge (Rio Arriba County, New Mexico)
Railroad abandoned in the 50's
Abandoned through truss bridge over Navajo River on Former Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

DRGW - Price River Bridge (Carbon County, Utah)
Lost Pony truss bridge over Price River on D&RGW RR
Replaced by a new bridge

DRGW - San Juan River Bridge (Archuleta County, Colorado)
Pratt Through truss bridge over San Juan River on Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

DSNG - Animas River Bridge (La Plata County, Colorado)
Pratt through truss bridge over Animas River on Railroad
Open to traffic

DSNG - Animas River High Bridge (La Plata County, Colorado)
Built 1894; Additonal tension members added 1981
Pratt deck truss bridge over Animas River on Railroad
Open to traffic

DSNG - Hermosa Creek Bridge (La Plata County, Colorado)
Built 1881
Howe pony truss bridge over Hermosa Creek Bridge on Railroad
Open to traffic

DSNG - Tefft Bridge (La Plata County, Colorado)
Built 1887
Pratt through truss bridge over Animas River on Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Open to traffic

Elberta Slant Tunnel (Juab County, Utah)
Abandoned c 1967
Abandoned tunnel under hillside on D&RGW RR
Derelict/abandoned

Florida River Bridge (La Plata County, Colorado)
Built ca. 1887
Through truss bridge over Florida River on Ranchos Florida Road
Open to traffic

Heaven on Earth Ranch Bridge (La Plata County, Colorado)
Built ca. 1905
Pratt through truss bridge over Animas River on Private road (former RR)
Open to authorized vehicles only

Navajo River Ranch Bridge (Archuleta County, Colorado)
Pratt through truss bridge over Navajo River on Durango & Silverton Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

Provo River Parkway - Provo River Bridge (Utah County, Utah)
Built 1884; relocated in 1901 and 1919; abandoned 1969
Pratt through truss bridge over Provo River on Provo River Parkway
Open to pedestrians only

Railroad Bridge Campground Bridge (Chaffee County, Colorado)
Built 1919 by the Virginia Bridge & Iron Co.
Through truss railroad bridge over the Arkansas River at Railroad Bridge Access Park
Inactive.

Royal Gorge - Hanging Bridge (Fremont County, Colorado)
Built 1879
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Edge of Arkansas River on Rock & Rail LLC/Caņon City & Royal Gorge Railroad
Open to traffic

SLRG - North Branch Conejos River Bridge (Conejos County, Colorado)
Pratt through truss bridge over North Branch Conejos River on Railroad
Open to traffic

SR 119 Bridge (Gilpin County, Colorado)
Lost Steel stringer bridge over D&RGW Railroad on SR 119
Replaced by a new bridge

UCRY - Weber River Bridge (Weber County, Utah)
Abandoned through truss bridge over Weber River on Utah Central Railway
Abandoned

Uncompahgre RiverWay Trail - Ridgway Bridge (Ouray County, Colorado)
Buil ? at Pueblo across the Arkansas River; Relocated to here some point after 1917
Pratt through truss bridge over Uncompahgre River on Uncompahgre RiverWay Trail
Open to pedestrians only

UP - Arkansas River Bridge (Chaffee County, Colorado)
Through truss bridge over Arkansas River on Out of Service Union Pacific Railroad
Closed to all traffic

UP - Arkansas River Bridge (Pueblo County, Colorado)
Parker through truss bridge over Arkansas River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Arkansas River Bridge (Lake County, Colorado)
Deck plate girder bridge over Arkansas River on Union Pacific
Embargoed (unused but technically open)

UP - Arkansas River Bridge (Nathrop) (Chaffee County, Colorado)
Deck truss bridge over Arkansas River on Union Pacific Railroad
Closed to all traffic

UP - Badger Creek Bridge (Fremont County, Colorado)
Through truss bridge over Badger Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
As of August 2020 accessible via County Rd. 45. Bridge open to foot traffic

UP - Beaver Tail Tunnel (Mesa County, Colorado)
Built ca. 1883
Tunnel on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Big Salt Wash Bridge (Mesa County, Colorado)
Deck plate girder bridge over Big Salt Wash on UPRR (former D&RGW)
Open

UP - Blaze Canyon Wash Bridge (Grand County, Utah)
Slab bridge over Blaze Canyon Wash on UPRR (former D&RGW)
Open

UP - Bootlegger Tunnel (Grand County, Utah)
Built in 1962 with branch to Potash
Tunnel under hillside on UP RR
Open to traffic

UP - Brush Creek Bridge (Eagle County, Colorado)
Deck plate girder bridge over Brush Creek on inactive Union Pacific Railroad


UP - Colorado River Bridge (Garfield County, Colorado)
Girder bridge over Colorado River on UPRR (D&RGW)
Open

UP - Colorado River Bridge (Grand Junction) (Mesa County, Colorado)
Built 1903;
5 span through truss bridge over Colorado River on Union Pacific Railway
Open

UP - Courthouse Wash Tributary Bridge (Grand County, Utah)
Deck plate girder bridge over Courthouse Wash Tributary on UPRR (former D&RGW)
Open

UP - Deen Tunnel (Eagle County, Colorado)
Built 1889-90
Tunnel on Union Pacific Railroad
Intact but closed to all traffic

UP - Diamanti Canyon Tunnel 1 (Utah County, Utah)
Tunnel under Hillside on UP RR
Open to traffic

UP - Diamanti Canyon Tunnel 2 (Utah County, Utah)
Tunnel under Hillside on UP RR
Open to traffic

UP - Eagle City Bridge (Eagle County, Colorado)
Concrete Slab Bridge over Tributary of Eagle River on Union Pacific Railroad
Intact but closed to all traffic

UP - Eagle River Bridge #10 (Eagle County, Colorado)
probably built 1927
Deck plate girder bridge over Eagle River on Union Pacific Railroad
Intact but closed to all traffic

UP - Eagle River Bridge #11 (Eagle County, Colorado)
Built 1927
Deck plate girder bridge over Eagle River on Union Pacific Railroad
Intact but closed to all traffic

UP - Eagle River Bridge #12 (Eagle County, Colorado)
Deck plate girder bridge over Eagle River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Eagle River Bridge #13 (Eagle County, Colorado)
Deck plate girder bridge over Eagle River on Union Pacific Railroad
Intact but closed to all traffic

UP - Eagle River Bridge (Eagle) (Eagle County, Colorado)
Pratt Deck Truss Bridge over Eagle River on Union Pacific Railroad
Intact but closed to all traffic

UP - East Belden Tunnel (Eagle County, Colorado)
Built 1890
Tunnel on Union Pacific Railroad
Abandoned

UP - Floy Wash Bridge (Grand County, Utah)
Concrete rigid frame bridge over Floy Wash on UPRR (former D&RGW)
Open

UP - Fountain Creek Bridge (El Paso County, Colorado)
Through truss bridge over Fountain Creek on Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Glenwood Tunnel (Garfield County, Colorado)
Built 1883
Tunnel on Union Pacific Railroad


UP - Gore Creek Bridge (Eagle County, Colorado)
Deck plate girder
Deck plate girder bridge over Gore Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Intact but closed to all traffic

UP - Green River Bridge (Emery County, Utah)
Warren through truss bridge over Green River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Gunnison River Bridge (Delta County, Colorado)
Through truss bridge over Gunnison River on Union Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

UP - Gypsum Creek/US 6 Bridge (Eagle County, Colorado)
1933
Deck plate girder bridge over Gypsum Creek and US 6
Intact but closed to all traffic

UP - Indiana Street Overpass (Jefferson County, Colorado)
Buil 1905
Deck plate girder bridge over Indiana Street on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Janet Street Overpass (Carbon County, Utah)
Steel stringer multi beam
Open to traffic

UP - King Creek Bridge (Mesa County, Colorado)
Timber stringer bridge over King Creek on UPRR (former D&RGW)
Open

UP - Klondike Wash Bridge (Grand County, Utah)
Deck plate girder bridge over Klondike Wash on UPRR (former D&RGW)
Open to traffic

UP - Kyune Tunnels (Carbon County, Utah)
Tunnel under hillside on UP Railroad (former DRGW)
Open to traffic

UP - Moffat Tunnel (Grand County, Colorado)
Built 1923-1928
Tunnel under Continental Divide west of Denver on Union Pacific RR
Open to railroad traffic, including Amtrak's California Zephyr and Ski Train

UP - Old US 6/US 50 Overpass (Grand County, Utah)
Slab bridge over Old US 6/US 50 on UPRR (Former D&RGW)
Open

UP - Portland Bridge (Fremont County, Colorado)
Virginia Bridge & Iron Company in 1919
Through truss bridge over the Arkansas River on the Union Pacific Railroad at the Holcim Plant in Portland
Open to traffic

UP - Price Creek Bridge (Emery County, Utah)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Price Creek on UPRR (Former D&RGW)
Open

UP - Price River Bridge (Carbon County, Utah)
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Price River on Union Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

UP - Price River Bridge (Colton) (Utah County, Utah)
Deck plate girder bridge over Price River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Price River Bridge (Helper) (Carbon County, Utah)
Deck plate girder bridge over Price River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Red Cliff Eagle River Bridge (Eagle County, Colorado)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Eagle River on Union Pacific Railroad
Intact on embargoed railroad line

UP - Red Hill Tunnel (Fremont County, Colorado)
Tunnel under Hill on Union Pacific Railroad
Intact but closed to all traffic

UP - Reed Wash Bridge (Mesa County, Colorado)
Deck plate girder bridge over Reed Wash on UPRR (former D&RGW)
Open

UP - Rio San Antonio Bridge (Conejos County, Colorado)
Deck plate girder bridge over Rio San Antonio on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Roan Creek Road Overpass (Mesa County, Colorado)
Built 1941
Steel stringer bridge over Roan Creek Rd on UPRR (D&RGW)
Open

UP - Roubideau Creek Bridge (Delta County, Colorado)
Pratt Through truss bridge over Roubideau Creek on UPRR (former D&RGW)
Open

UP - Ruby Tunnel (Mesa County, Colorado)
Built 1883
Tunnel under land in Rainbow Canyon on UPRR (former D&RGW)
Open

UP - Shoshone Tunnel 1 (Garfield County, Colorado)
Built ca. 1883
Tunnel on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Shoshone Tunnel 2 (Garfield County, Colorado)
Built 1883
Tunnel on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Tennessee Pass Tunnel (Eagle County, Colorado)
Built 1945; unused since 1997
Railroad tunnel under Tennessee Pass north of Leadville on closed Union Pacific RR
Embargoed (unused but technically open)

UP - Thistle Tunnel (North Track) (Utah County, Utah)
Built 1983 to bypass Thistle Slide
Tunnel under Billies Mountain on UP RR
Open to traffic

UP - Thistle Tunnel (South Track) (Utah County, Utah)
Built 1983 to bypass Thistle Slide
Tunnel under Billies Mountain on UP RR
Open to traffic