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Photo of the oldest engine in Colorado, #346. Clear, blue skies overhead.
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Three photos - Mesa Verde Cliff Palace, Pt. Lookout Camp Cottages and Pt. Lookout One Stop Super Service Station. "Modern Cabins--Natural Gas. Up-to-Date cafe--Curio Shop. Miles from camp to..." C.T. Art-Gravure.
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Aerial photo of snow capped mountain peaks overlooking the town of Ouray. On the back of the post card is information about Switzerland of America Jeep rentals.
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View of the city of Ouray. Postmarked in Ouray on July 21 (year not visible); mailed to Mrs. Pearl Singleton in Overland Park, Kansas, from June and Merle.
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A color postcard of three old wooden buildings stand abandoned and boarded up at the side of a gravel road. Three children walk in front of the nearest building. There are mountains and trees visible in the background.
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In the foreground, there is a field with a wooden fence running through it. Several small bushes dot the landscape near the fence. In the background, the Sneffels Range can be seen.
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Florence Walker describes in vivid detail the environment of Glade Park while living and teaching there during the 1916-1917 school year. The interview was conducted by the Mesa County Oral History Project, a collaboration of Mesa County Libraries and the Museums of Western Colorado.
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Nora McGinley Flynn discusses her experience growing up in the Grand Valley in the late Nineteenth and early Twentieth centuries, her career as one of Mesa County's early schoolteachers, her family’s involvement with the founding of Grand Junction, and her family’s various employment positions with the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad. The interview was conducted by the Mesa County Oral History Project, a collaboration of Mesa County Libraries and...
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Frank Wright talks about his career as a coal boy, firemen, and engineer for the railroad. He also discusses the history of narrow gauge and standard lines in Western Colorado, a railroad strike in which his father was involved, and dealing with snow slides along the tracks. The interview was conducted by the Mesa County Oral History Project, a collaboration of Mesa County Libraries, the Museums of Western Colorado and the Mesa County Historical Society....
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A black and white photograph of the Galloping Goose on train tracks near Ophir, Colorado.
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Charles Smelzer talks about his work in a variety of jobs during his teens and twenties. He also discusses his arrival in Gunnison, Colorado and his work as a cowboy for a cattle ranch, including an incident in which he confronted members of the Ku Klux Klan who were trying to disrupt cattle operations and intimidate cowboys and ranchers. The interview was conducted by the Mesa County Oral History Project, a collaboration of Mesa County Libraries...