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Image shows Engineer Mountain between Silverton and Durango, Colo. in the background with pines and a valley in front proceeded by aspens. This towering peak in its beautiful autumn setting is seen from the Million Dollar Highway, US 550 and also from Narrow Gauge Train, taking visitors through scenic San Juan Mountains during summer season.
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A color photograph of a "real western hold-up" in Silverton, Colorado. In the photo, a large group of onlookers watch the show. The postcard is oversized, with a lengthy description on the back about tourism in Silverton.
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Al Look discusses his days spent in the Durango, Colorado area, including his time as a homesteader near Dove Creek, his exploration of Mesa Verde’s Anasazi ruins, and his job as an advertising agent for the Durango Herald newspaper. He also talks about his knowledge of the Durango Silverton Railroad. This recording is made available via signed release by the Mesa County Oral History Project, a collaboration of Mesa County Libraries, the Museums...
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Fannie Susman talks about her life managing department stores with her husband Rudy Susman, and about the fledgling Jewish communities they encountered in Durango and Grand Junction, Colorado. Rudy Susman then talks about his many community involvements in Grand Junction, including his role in organizing the Eagles Baseball Club. He also talks about establishing a Jewish congregation for worship with other Jewish families in town. The interview was...