The Gregarious Railfan
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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