and Colorado Picture Collection
Submited by David A. Wright
depot. Now a private residence. July 1998.
Whitney Station, viewing northeast into the colorful Inyo
Range. January 1999.
gauge boxcars repose on a Round Valley ranch (NW of Bishop,
CA), survivors from the old Southern Pacific narrow gauge
Owens Valley Branch (ex - Carson & Colorado Railroad). After
the line was abandoned and scraped in 1960, many of the
boxcars ended up advertised in the area newspapers as for
sale, they proved popular as storage sheds. 14,242 foot
high White Mountain Peak dominates the background. The twelve
and thirteen thousand foot peaks of the Sierra Nevada are
immediately to the photographer's back. April 1998.
depot. August 1996.
is parked atop the narrow gauge bed in the center of the
old ghost town of Chrysopolis, which enjoyed its heyday
before construction teams of the Carson & Colorado Railroad
came this way in 1882. July 1997.