Denver City Tramway Company (Denver, Colo.)
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
1) Petition for franchise and right-of-way for construction, maintenance and operation of an electric railroad along 38th Avenue (Prospect Ave.) from Sheridan Blvd. with construction of a wye at the intersection of 38th and Sheridan
2) Petition of property owners along the route in favor of the railroad and the wye
3) Resolution granting the franchise and right-of-way
4) Map of Wye Curves, W. 38th Ave. and Sheridan Blvd.
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.