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The last section of "A Glossary of Vail Valley Names" pays homage to the other towns and communities scattered throughout the Vail & Eagle River Valleys. Many towns precede Vail's history by as much as a century and provide context to the people, communities, economy, and growth of the area as well as the movement of people and industries. What's in a name? The Simontons link the rich heritage of Eagle County pioneers to the names of our towns...
11) Welcome to Eagle
"Welcome To Eagle" is a newsletter designed for visitors, travellers, and tourists of Eagle and Eagle County. The newsletter details local businesses and shops, as well as resorts, attractions, and profiles of towns to visit. Based on the businesses and names mentioned, this was published sometime in the 1940s.
A brochure/pamphlet for visitors and travelers of Eagle and Eagle County, Colorado, published in the year 1912 by the Eagle Commercial Club based in Eagle. The pamphlet is 25 pages and includes advertisements for local businesses, hotels, and restaurants; economic and industry information; recreation such as wildlife and fishing; and many photographs from the time period of life in the area. Other towns in the county are mentioned throughout: Gypsum,...
A photograph of the 'big barn' at the Doll ranch in Gypsum. Most of the Eagle Valley would get flour from the Dolls, who also had one of the largest horse barns in the county. A man is standing on the small bridge with a cast in the water, while another sits atop a horse on the other side. The photograph is severely bleached and has begun peeling at the sides from its attachment to a heavy cardstock.