Workers driving mule teams pulling slips level the road bed for the CRIP railroad line at Alta Vista in this view from 1887. Notice that the first depot at Alta Vista, seen at the far left, had been constructed before the rails had ever been laid. At the far right on the horizon, the Fairview Hotel is visible under construction.

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