The Gregarious Railfan
CLASSIC RAILROAD PLACES IN THE UNITED STATES
Alphabetical list
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Devil's Gate Viaduct
Location: In the Georgetown-Silver Plume National Historic District, west of Denver
Railroad: Georgetown Loop Railroad
Significance: Reconstructed high trestle on the Georgetown Loop, a restored segment of a one-time narrow gage railroad serving Colorado's
gold and silver mining areas.      
Link to my Georgetown Loop page   
Donner Pass
Location: West central California   Google map   
Railroad: UP (ex SP), Amtrak
Significance: One of two railroad crossings of the Sierra Mountains. The other, further north but through less steep terrain, is UPs Feather
River Canyon route.   
Dotsero Cutoff
Location: West central Colorado   Google map   
Railroad: UP (ex SP, ex DRGW), Amtrak
Significance: Provided a true east-west link for the Denver & Rio Grande Western on the route between Denver and Salt Lake City via the
Moffat Tunnel.  The name of the route is derived from the southwestern starting point, Dotsero which in turn is a version of the original
name - milepost .0 (dot zero)
Dunsmuir Summit
Location: Northern California near Mt Shasta    Google Map   
Railroad: UP (ex SP), Amtrak
Significance: Major summit on north-south line between Sacramento CA, and Portland, OR   
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