D&RG / D&RGW Calcite Branch History

Calcite Branch Facts
From: Howard, CO
To: Calcite, CO
Miles: 5.8
Built: 1903 (SG)
Abdnd: 1936

The Calcite Branch was built from Howard, CO (on the Royal Gorge Route) to a limestone quarry at Calcite, some 5.8 track miles to the south. The route was built as standard gauge in 1903, and torn up in 1936.

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