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Amtrak - Fraser/Winter Park, CO (WIP)



FRASER - WINTER PARK
COLORADO
(WIP)


Station Data:

Address

205 Fraser Avenue
Fraser, CO 80442

Map

Location

39.95 N, 105.82 W

Elevation

2613m / 8574ft

Population

1,224 (Fraser)
999 (Winter Park)

Staff

Unstaffed

Building

Wood, Year built unknown

Ridership

8,252 (FY2011)

 

Amtrak Train:

Train Name Route

CALIFORNIA ZEPHYR

[ Chicago, IL - Denver, CO - Salt Lake City, UT - Emeryville, CA ]



Visited in June 2009

Photo 01 Photo 02

Fraser Amtrak Station
6 / 27 / 2009

Highest Amtrak Station
6 / 27 / 2009

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Waiting Area on the platform
6 / 27 / 2009

Elevation 8,574 ft
6 / 27 / 2009

Photo 05 Photo 06

Fraser Town (Looking East from Station)
6 / 27 / 2009

Platform
6 / 27 / 2009

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Looking toward South (Chicago)
6 / 27 / 2009

Looking toward North (Emeryville)
6 / 27 / 2009

Visited in May 2002

Photo 1 Photo 2

Station Building (Staffed in Winter only)
5 / 3 / 2002

Highest Amtrak Station, Elev. 8574 ft
5 / 3 / 2002

Photo 3 Photo 4

Looking toward West
5 / 3 / 2002

Looking toward East
5 / 3 / 2002

Photo 5

Moffat Tunnel Fact


 Construction began in August, 1923
 Completed in July, 1927
 First train passed in February, 1928
 6.21 miles long, 24 ft high, 18 ft wide
 Highest elevation 9236 ft in the tunnel
 Elevation at East Portal 9197 ft
 Elevation at West Portal 9094 ft
 Cost $15,557,817
 3rd longest tunnel in the U.S.

Moffat Tunnel - West Portal
5 / 3 / 2002




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