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The right half of a panoramic view of Eagle (3 dates listed: 1908, 1920, 1930). Eagle River in foreground; train tracks and depot in midground. Brush Creek in right background. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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Fred Dice going through the serving line at a neighborhood potluck in 1944 on Brush Creek. Joe Dice is to the immediate left of Fred.
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The Brush Creek school house near Eagle in 1907. A boy is coming out of the door; outhouse behind the school. The school is surrounded by a fence with a stile in place for students to climb over. From the shadows in the foreground, it appears one of the horsement is the photographer. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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The bridge over Brush Creek at Waldo's ranch
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Grant Deeble and Joe Dice standing next to horses in front of the bunk house at the Schlutter Place. Flat bed wagon is on the right, hay wagon is at left foreground. Taken during hunting season.
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From left to right, George, Marg and Ethel Mary Macdonell on horseback, standing in a corral.
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Fred Dice seated on John Deere tractor with buck rake on front. Haying season on the Schlutter Place, Brush Creek.
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Ski tow warming house located across from the tow on the Whittaker Ranch. It was built at the same time the ski tow was put in. Gordon Whittaker had it built; Purley Bertrock may have been the actual builder. The original roof was flatter.
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"Yeoman Camp at Salt Creek" (part of the Brush Creek drainage). Multiple log buildings, corrals and fencing are seen. Several miles further up East Brush Creek Rd. is the old mining town of Fulford. This photo was taken prior to the CCC camp built in the 1930s at Yeoman Park. The site has been a favored camping and fishing place since the settlement of Eagle. " At an elevation of 9,000 ft, Yeoman Park campground is located on the edge of a wetland...
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Chester (Chet) Eaton seated on horse probably at the Schlaepfer Place. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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Mac Macdonell at a family reunion in Marg and Joe Morris' backyard in Glenwood Springs. George Macdonell's second wife's son-in-law, Stu, is in the background
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Alec Macdonell, born in Beauly, Scotland, with one of his Scottish longhorned cattle. "Highland cattle or kyloe are an ancient Scottish breed of beef cattle with long horns and long wavy coats which are coloured black, brindled, red, yellow or dun. The breed developed in the Scottish Highlands and Western Isles of Scotland. Breeding stock has been exported to the rest of the world, especially Australia and North America, since the early 20th Century....
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The Buffington cabin, Brush Creek, 1979, showing log structure with planed wood roofing. The Buffington and Newquist families were neighbors.
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Virgil Newquist and Herman Newquist (on right) standing in front of a Herman's jeep at the Watkins cabin, Brush Creek, 1979. Herman was Virgil's older brother.
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Photo postcard looking down on Eagle, Colorado. The Eagle River is at lower left; Brush Creek Valley is at right midfield. Highway 6 runs from left to right across the midfield. The County courthouse is the square building at right midfield, placing this photograph after 1932.
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View of the town of Eagle, Colorado, looking south, up Brush Creek from across the valley. The railroad bridge is in the mid-ground. Broadway is the large, wide street in the center of the photo, running north to south. Ross Chamber's dairy farm is in the lower right hand corner (where the I-70 interchange is now located). [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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Fred Dice holding milk bucket. Faye Dice has her right arm wrapped around her father's neck. Marie Deeble is standing to Fred's right. Dog in right foreground. Bunk house in background (Schlutter Place, Brush Creek).
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"This photograph appeared on the inside cover of the 1928 Eagle High School yearbook [Lux Aquilae]. Although there was never a big population of bighorn sheep on Brush Creek, they were known to winter there. The animals could be found in the summer on New York Mountain, Fools Peak, at Nolan Lake and in the Metheney Park area. The sheep population declined in the mid-1950s due to poaching and disease." -- Kathy Heicher, Early Eagle p.121
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Alec/Ackie Macdonell and a friend at the Glenwood Springs Hot Springs pool.
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Sadie Macdonell and Alex (at right) playing cards with a friend in their house at Brush Creek.