Denver, Globeville and Golden Rapid Transit Company
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Franchise and right-of-way to build and operate a single track railway to carry passengers beginning at the intersection of Avenue D (Jefferson Ave.) with east county line (Sheridan Blvd.) to Golden, and petitions signed by property owners along the route in favor of the franchise.
Collection contains Board of County Commissioners' resolutions granting franchises and rights-of-way to petitioners wanting to construct, operate and maintain single or double track passenger railways in Jefferson County during the 1880s and 1890s. Franchises were granted to cross county roads. In some cases bonds and/or petitions signed by property owners and residents along the proposed lines accompany the resolutions.