Sunday, April 10, 2011

Ophir Loop

Ophir Loop, Photo taken between 1900 and 1930
The Rio Grande Southern Railroad traveled along this stunning section of track known as the Ophir Loop. It was a series of turns and trestles that allowed the train to make its way up this steep section.
From the Walker Art Studio (Montrose, Colo.) Photographer, Byers Photo
Center of Southwest Studies, Fort Lewis College