Colorado Logging Railroad List
Maintained by W. George Cook
Railroad Name [or Lumber Co] Mill Name Location County State Yr from Yr to Gauge Miles RR Locos Cars Skidders Loaders Notes
Arapaho, Jefferson & South Park Ry Co. Union Pacific RR Denver Jefferson CO 1868 1870? 36" 1 Ency of W.RR Hist. Route unk.
Colorado, Utah & Western RR Middle Park Lbr. Co. Fraser Grand CO 1910 45" 6 1
Fisher (H.D.)Lbr. Co. RR Fisher Lbr. Co. Woodland Park Teller CO 1880 1888 36" 8 1 cross-haul
Grande Lake Lbr. & Crate Co. Grande Lake Lbr. & Crate Co. Granby Grand CO 1935 1936 56.5" 35 Existance never confirmed
Hallack & Howard Lbr. Co. Hallack & Howard Lbr. Co. Denver Denver CO 1867 Wholesaler, owned H&H, ML, SL.
McPhee & McGinnity Co. McPhee & McGinnity Co. Denver Denver CO 1869 75 Wholesaler, owned NML, RG&PS, RG&SW
Middle Park Lbr. Co. Middle Park Lbr. Co. Fraser Grand CO 1906 1918 45" 6 1
Montezuma Lbr. Co., The Hallack & Howard Lbr. Co. Glencoe Montezuma CO 1906 1914 36" 25 1 cross-h Equip/trk moved to La Madera, NM
Montezuma Lbr. Compamy RR Montezuma Lbr. Co. McPhee Montezuma CO 1935 1948 36" 4 2 1-Am. new owner, mill conn Dolores, CO
New Mexico Lbr. Co. New Mexico Lbr. Co. McPhee Montezuma CO 1924 1932 36" 75 8 1-Am. Equip/trk came from El Vado, NM
New Mexico Lbr. Manufacturing Co. New Mexico Lbr. Manufacturing Co. McPhee Montezuma CO 1932 1935 36" 32 3 1-Am. Name/owner changed, log line aba 1933
Pagosa Lbr. Co. RR Pagosa Lbr. Co. Dyke Archuleta CO 1903 1910? 36" 6.4 2 28 cross-h same equip, multi branches
Pagosa Lbr. Co. RR Pagosa Lbr. Co. S. Pagosa Springs Archuleta CO 1905 1916 36" 13 2 51 cross-h sub.of Sayre-Newton L. Co.of Denver
Pagosa Lbr. Co. RR Pagosa Lbr. Co. S. Pagosa Springs Archuleta CO 1905 1916 36" 13 2 51 cross-h include 3 flat cars/ All to Dulce,NM
Pagosa Lbr. Co. RR Pagosa Lbr. Co. S. Pagosa Springs Archuleta CO 1905 1916 36" 14 2 51 cross-h new line south to Trujillo
Rio Grand Southern Dolores Lbr. & Supply Hogg Montezuma CO 1904 1907 36" 0.2 0 0 cross-h G.Ditchfield contract RGS to haul logs
Rio Grande & Pagosa Springs RR NewMexico Lbr. Co. Edith Archuleta CO 1895 1914 36" cross-h
Rio Grande & Pagosa Springs RR in NM NewMexico Lbr. Co. Edith Rio Arriba CO 1895 1914 36" 6 cross-h Tap Line conn. To D&RG
Rio Grande, Pagosa, & Northern RR Pagosa Lbr. Co. Gato/Pagosa Jct. Archuleta CO 1899 1904 36" 33 2 28 cross-h Convert to D&RG PS Branch
Rocky Mountain Railway Co. Colorado Consolidated Lbr. Co. Monarch Grand CO 1906 1920? 56.5" 16 1 24 Sub. Of Omaha Lbr Co.
Rocky Mountain Railway Co. Omaha Lbr. Co. Monarch Grand CO 1908 1912 56.5" 16 1 24
Rocky Mountain Railway Co. Rocky Mountain Lbr. Co. Monarch Grand CO 1905 1908 56.5" 16 2  
Rust Logging Road (unincorp) A.A. Rust Lbr. Co. Bean Canyon Montezuma CO 1902 1906 36" 5.5 1 cross-h Equip/trk moved to Glencoe, CO
Sayra Newton Lbr. Co. Sayra Newton Lbr. Co. Denver Denver CO 1888 Wholesaler, owned Rust, PagL, others
Trinchera Estates Lbr. Co. RR Trinchera Estates Lbr. Co. Harrell Costilla CO 1912 1918 36" 10.5 1 24 cross-h A rod eng not confirmed, had Shay
Wooden tram on Sheep Mt. Gallagher Lbr. Co. RGS mp 55.72 Dolores CO 1890? 1892? uk ? ? cross-h unconfirmed, per interviews