|Photo by William Edward Hook
The first or lower track is at Rock Creek, sixteen and one-half miles from Colorado Spring. The third or upper track is approaching Duffield's, 18 miles. The middle track passes the prospector's cabin in the center.
This view further illustrates the intricate constructions of the line, necessary in maintaining the uniform grade. Many pretty glimpses of cities, canons, and plains may be obtained from the different elevations.