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Rio Grande Southern Depot Museum

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1993, Richard L. Dorman. In Flanders Park, 420 Railroad Ave. (Colorado 145), northwest corner of S. 5th St.
  • Rio Grande Southern Depot Museum

Richard Dorman, a Santa Fe architect, faithfully reincarnated the classic Queen Anne Style depot lost to a fire. The steep-pitched, cross-gabled upper story contains the stationmaster's quarters, with freight and passenger services below. The new depot is a fine nest for Galloping Goose No. 5, one of the famed flock of seven hybrid rail and motor vehicles. Goose No. 5 initially had a 1925 Pierce Arrow engine attached to a Wayne bus.

Writing Credits

Author: 
Thomas J. Noel
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Thomas J. Noel, "Rio Grande Southern Depot Museum", [Dolores, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/CO-01-MT09.

Print Source

Buildings of Colorado, Thomas J. Noel. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997, 596-596.

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