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Denver, South Park and Pacific Railroad
DSP&P Stations and Depots In Colour

The paint scheme for
DSP&P structures in the 1875 - 1885 era, the period before the Union Pacific takeover, was light grey with olive green trim, as used today on the restorations of the Como and Buena Vista CO depots, and the Alpine Tunnel telegraph office. The colours were confirmed by the Denver, South Park and Pacific Historical Society during their research for the restoration work.

Thanks to Grant Law, a fellow large scale model railroader and DSP&P fan, for suggesting this page.


DSP&P telegraph office at Alpine Tunnel CO, as restored, with light grey and olive green trim. The bright sunshine makes the grey look almost white - compare to the white background on the station sign on the roof. Photo from Wikipedia

 
DSP&P Como depot, in 2015 at restoration dedication ceremony. Compare the light grey to the white clothing and Como station sign. Photos from the DSP&PHS website.


Buena Vista CO depot restoration photos don't show the green trim - maybe it was applied later
Photos from the DSP&PHS website.

 


Jefferson CO depot 1957, from a Google search

 
Mount Princeton CO Depot                                                 Pitkin CO Depot