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View of the Chambers Ranch with houses, outbuildings and barn. The barn was moved to its present site at the Eagle Visitor Center in 1986 and donated to the Eagle County Historical Society. The Eagle River is in the background. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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C.1900: "The Big Barn," Doll Brothers Ranch, Gypsum Valley. Barn had 3 full stories, running water and electricity. Could stable 250 horses individually. Winter view with snow on ground. Fencing in foreground. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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Gulling Offerson loading hay into barn on bench above Beaver Creek. A two horse team, left foreground, is being used while a team of mules is visible in the left background. The mules are pulling the cables that are lifting the load of hay to the top of the stack. The view is looking east with the Avon "gypsum cliffs" to the left. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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Steer in cattle chute being branded. Another lined up, waiting his turn.
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Biew of Black Mountain Ranch in February 1939. Animal is grazing at far right. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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Three cowboys in a corral at the Lloyd Ranch, working horses. Hay rick in the background
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"The Martin Schomers ranch, as it looked in December of 1919. It was the twenty-fifth of April before this snow was all gone." -- McCoy Memoirs, p. 263 [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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Charles, Chet, John and William (father) Eaton (left to right) at McCoy Creek Ranch. Each Eaton is holding the reins of a horse and is standing in front of a log barn. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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Brush Creek Valley, 1916. Two groups of buildings, fenced pasture and Brush Creek visible with Bellyache Mountain in the background.
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The Buchholz Livery Stable in Eagle, Colorado. The stable is in disrepair, soon to be demolished (October 1929). Nicholas (d. 1911) and John (d. 1932) Buchholz ran the livery business for many years.
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Two men standing next to a horse. The man on the left has his arms crossed on his chest; the man on the right is holding the horse's bridle. All three are posed in front of a barn. Scrap lumber is visible and the barn door is open.
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Elizabeth Holden, seated on horse, holding the infant Peggy Mulnix (Anna's daughter) in front of her in the saddle. Barn in Background. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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"No doubt, quite a number of ranchers still living will remember that Grandaddy of all winters, 1919-1920 when stockmen were forced to start feeding hay a month earlier than usual and only a very few had enough feed to see their stock through the winter and a late, late Spring. Several cattlemen of the McCoy area were out of hay before the first of April, when there was still from twelve to thirty inches of snow on the ground. Rather than seeing their...
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Working cows on the old Frost Place, also the Schlutter Place (Pair o Dice Mesa). Faye Dice (named after Helen Faye Dice) sitting on cattle chute. Barns and corrals are now gone (2007).
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"Charley McCoy's Upper Place in 1930.The original log house was destroyed by fire in 1927 or 1928 and the frame house was built shortly afterwards. This picture shows some of Charley McCoy's top grade of cattle. Besides the cattle and the one saddle horse, at least seven men and boys are visible just to the left of the barn some of whom were probably members of the Dutch Laman family who were living on the ranch at that time." -- McCoy Memoirs p.108 [Title...
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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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"The Hans Olesen place when owned by Schmidts; also the cover photo of the calendar." October 1976 in a calendar, Rural America, the Bi-Centennial Year, Copyright 1975, Time Piece Photography, Inc. Boulder, Colorado 80302, Photo Chrono Graphics; photographer for October Jay Simon $4 "1 1/2 story house, built in 1900 containing 8 rooms with four bedrooms and a bath. The first floor area has 968 square feet with the second floor area 242 square...
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The shed on the Glen Schmidt Ranch: "Cattle shelter and/or machinery storage shed, 112' x 25' building, 2,88 sq. ft., 12'6" high walls, pole supports, siding walls, open to south, dirt floor, corrugated iron roofing south exposure, wood shingle north exposure, wood sheathing deck on 2" x 6" trusses, 24" o.c., no utilities...We have estimated the age of this structure at about 50 to 60 years. The roof apparently leaks. The overall condition appeared...
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"The Hans Olesen place when owned by Schmidts; also the cover photo of the calendar." October 1976 in a calendar, Rural America, the Bi-Centennial Year, Copyright 1975, Time Piece Photography, Inc. Boulder, Colorado 80302, Photo Chrono Graphics; photographer for October Jay Simon $4
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Three men seated in a field with 2 dogs in front of the Doll Brothers' Ranch. They are probably members of the Doll family. Lucy Doll wearing coat and shawl, stands behind them. Barns, farmhouse and outbuildings shown with cattle grazing at left background.