Denver and Rio Grande Excursion Car, Burnham Yard 1905. Courtesy DPL Western History Collection GB-8459

A shiny new Denver and Rio Grande excursion car number 780 parks in the Denver station yard, Denver, Colorado. The “Scenic Line of the World” built three open observation cars with flip-back benches in 1905. Two men and a dog stand by a locomotive behind the passenger car; the Western Electric Company building, Lincoln Park residences and church steeples show in background. Beam, George L.[1905] DPL Western History Collection GB-8459

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