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Looking down on Black Mountain Ranch sitting above low clouds, 1936. The ranch house is at far right, barns and outbuildings to the left. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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"Field of lettuce being irrigated on experimental farm at Avon. Note irrigation furrows halfway between rows." In: High Altitude Vegetable Growing: Lettuce--Cauliflower--Peas, by R. A. McGinty. Fort Collins, Colorado Experiment Station, Horticultural Division, Bulletin No. 309, May, 1926. p.13.
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"Making lettuce crates. Packing and loading platform in right background." In: High Altitude Vegetable Growing: Lettuce--Cauliflower--Peas, by R. A. McGinty. Fort Collins, Colorado Experiment Station, Horticultural Division, Bulletin No. 309, May, 1926. p.19.
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"The Red Barn" built on the Doll Brothers' Ranch in Gypsum Valley about 1890. It is still standing and in use today (1982) by Chuck Albertson. View showing two barn structures connected by roof line with fences in the foreground. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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"Lettuce fertilizer plots, experimental farm, Avon. Elevation, 8,000 feet." In: High Altitude Vegetable Growing: Lettuce--Cauliflower--Peas, by R. A. McGinty. Fort Collins, Colorado Experiment Station, Horticultural Division, Bulletin No. 309, May, 1926. p.10.
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The College Farm house at Avon, Colorado, in October 1966 during a horned Hereford dispersal sale. The farm served as a Horticultural Experiment Station for the Colorado Agricultural College at Ft. Collins. Owned by Jack Oleson, the farm house burned Thanksgiving 1968. In this photo, Jack's mother is standing in the doorway.
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"Shed on the subject property." -- Appendix, Appraisal of the value of the Schmidt Properrty required by the Eagle County Airport Authority, by John Peeples, I.C.A., April 24, 1984 Photograph was taken in September 1983. "From the looks of the abstracts, we held the complete ranch for the longest continuing time--25 years. The reason we left was that the County condemned and bought our best hay fields for runways for the expanding airport. Vail...
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"Growers inspecting experimental plots of lettuce and peas at College Farm, Avon." In: High Altitude Vegetable Growing: Lettuce--Cauliflower--Peas, by R. A. McGinty. Fort Collins, Colorado Experiment Station, Horticultural Division, Bulletin No. 309, May, 1926. p.28.