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This photograph album created by the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company includes photos of the Wootton Ranch in Wootton, New Mexico; the construction of Raton Pass; and various unknown persons and places. A mountain pass on the Santa Fe Trail between Trinidad, Colorado, and Raton, New Mexico, Raton Pass was developed into a road by Richard Wootton and later became a route on the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway. Photos 1, 7, and 23 are missing from the album. Photos 27-36 are unidentified and their relationship to the Wootton and Raton Pass photos is unclear.

Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1870 and 1913

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Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company photo album - Wootton Ranch near Raton, New Mexico, was at first a one storey abobe structure which was added on to. About 1870. Photo No. 2Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company photo album - Raton Pass, New Mexico. Photo No. 3Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company photo album - Construction of the second tunnel over Raton Pass, New Mexico. The tunnel on the left is the original tunnel completed in 1878. The old tunnel was reworked between 1913 and 1937 and taken out of service in 1949. It was plugged in 1953. Photo No. 4Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company photo album - Construction of the second tunnel over Raton Pass constructed between 1907 and 1908. Photo No. 5Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company photo album - Construction camp of the second tunnel over Raton Pass, Lynn, New Mexico, 1907-1908.  Photo No. 6Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company photo album - Construction of second tunnel over Raton Pass constructed between 1907 and 1908. Photo No. 8Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company photo album - Railroad employees getting ready to descend into the second tunnel over Raton Pass, 1907-1908. Photo No. 9Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company photo album - Railrond employees drilling the second tunnel over Raton Pass, 1907-1908. Photo No. 10Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company photo album - Railroad employess drilling the second tunnel over Raton Pass, 1907-1908. Photo No. 11Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company photo album - Railroad employees constructing the second tunnell over Raton Pass with picks and wheebarrow, 1907-1908. Photo No. 12Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company photo album - View of the partially completed second tunnel over Raton Pass, 1907-1908. Photo No. 13Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company photo album - Steam shovel removing debris from the second tunnel over Raton Pass, 1907-1908. Photo No. 14

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company photo album - Wootton Ranch near Raton, New Mexico, was at first a one storey abobe structure which was added on to. About 1870. Photo No. 2

Item Number: 214587
Call Number: ATSF Series 5, #14.303-14.318; 15.004-15.023
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 214587

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