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A group of women lead a procession of what looks to be a funeral train on F Street in Salida, Colorado. Bob Rush Collection.
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The 40 & 8 Band passing by the First National Bank on F Street. The titles and symbols of the Forty & Eight reflect its First World War origins. Americans were transported to the battle front on French trains within boxcars stenciled with a “40/8”, denoting its capacity to hold either forty men or eight horses. This uncomfortable mode of transportation was familiar to all who fought in the trenches; a common small misery among American soldiers...
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The India Grill was located on the corner of F and 1st Streets in downtown Salida, Colorado. Bob Rush Collection.
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This group of men in downtown Salida may have been members of the traveling troupe Uncle Tom’s Cabin Company, which performed shows based on Stowe’s novel and traveled across the country in the early 20th century. The show featured jubilee dancers, Shetland ponies, military bands and cake walkers and generally ended with a street parade. This photo is taken on North F Street. Bob Rush Collection.
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An I.O.O.F. Parade marching up F Street in Salida, Colorado. Bob Rush Collection.
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Peter Mulvany presumably among the ruins of the Big Fire, Jan. 2, 1888. Peter Mulvany’s hotel burned to the ground, and fire took out buildings a half a block in every direction. This photo is looking towards the west. The Hot Springs Livery (visible back left) was based at 2nd and G Streets. Bob Rush Collection.
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One of the many parades that were held in Salida, Colorado. Bob Rush Collection.
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The Central Block building which was located on the southwest corner of 1st and F Streets in Salida, Colorado. 'Another important building, completed on the opposite corner of First Street at 102-24 F Street, apparently incorporated sections of buildings that survived the fire. Known as the Corbin Building or the Central Block, the building was erected by E.W. Corbin, William E. Robertson, and W.W. Roller. On 17 December...
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A panoramic view of F and 2nd Streets in Salida, Colorado. First National Bank, Commercial National Bank, C.N. Francis Clothing, and Waggener's Pharmacy are visible. Bob Rush Collection.
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An I.O.O.F. Parade taken at 3rd and F Streets in Salida, Colorado. Bob Rush Collection.
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A photo taken after the January 2, 1886 fire that devastated downtown Salida. Fire destroyed nine of Peter Mulvany's buildings on 1st and G Streets, along with all of the contents. Mulvany quickly rebuilt a new grocery store and warehouses. Bob Rush Collection.
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The Leonora 5 cent to $1 Store was active in the 1930s. It was located at 132 F Street. Bob Rush Collection.
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The First National Bank was located on the corner of F and 2nd Streets in Salida, Colorado. Bob Rush Collection.
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The Palace Hotel, a $20,000 three-story brick building designed by Charles J. Anderson and owned by Ambrose Ramsey, was built at 204 N. F Street during 1906-09. Distinctive features of the building’s façade were a heavily ornamented parapet with stone trim, corbelling, and half-round and rectangular inset panels with textured stucco, thick rock-faced stone lintel courses and narrow stone sill courses, paired...
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A photo of downtown Salida, taken approximately at F and 2nd Streets. Bob Rush Collection.