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A view of the lettuce sheds at Allenton taken from the south side of the Eagle River in 1932 near Edwards, Colorado. Railroad facilities in the background.
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2) Ruedi
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Ruedi, Colorado, showing plaster mill, coal kilns, depot, and section house. "The first white man to settle in Ruedi was John Ruedi, who showshoed up from Basalt in the spring of 1885. He homesteaded what is now known as the J revers R Ranch. Bill Smith came in 1887 and homesteaded the YS Ranch. The steel for the Colorado Midland Railroad was laid through the valley in 1887. The railroad company wanted ground for a depot and section houses....
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Man in suit and tie standing in front of the lettuce shed filled with crates, on the east railway spur of the Avon Depot. Railroad tracks in foreground. Inscription :"10/15/28." [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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Avon as viewed from the "Gypsum Cliffs." Two engines of a train putting off lots of smoke in midground. Emmett Nottingham place is at lower right. Harry Nottingham place is above the smoke at Buck Creek. Original Avon Store is 100 feet west of Avon Road. Above the smoke plume are the buildings on the Nottingham Ranch. Below the railroad tracks, the Avon Road and bridge across the Eagle River are visible through the treeline. At the bottom left,...