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"One of the numerous falls below Hanging Lake, Glenwood Springs, Colo., on D. & R.G.R.R." " Hanging Lake is located in Glenwood Canyon, about 7 miles (11 km) east of Glenwood Springs, Colorado and is a very popular tourist destination. The lake is reached via a trailhead located along the Glenwood Canyon Bike and Pedestrian Path that runs along the north side of I-70 in the bottom of the canyon. The trail follows Dead Horse Creek, a tributary of...
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View of the Brush Creek Lodge from the brochure, "Spend your vacation this summer...at Brush Creek Lodge." [photo mounted on verso of cover] The Lodge was situated south of Eagle. Taking Brush Creek Road, travel eleven miles to the fork; take the left fork and drive four miles to the lodge, near Yeoman Park. Mrs. Jo Wirsching, owner, manager; rooms by reservation only.
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Durbin McIlnay trimming a log. Across the log at the bottom of the photo is an 8 foot measuring stick. The logs were cut to the same 16-foot length before being loaded on a skid.
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Graphic postcard of the Mount of the Holy Cross, with pond in the foreground. [5231. Mount of the Holy Cross, Colorado. Altitude 14,176 feet] Caption on verso: "Mount of the Holy Cross. This famous mountain, 14,176 feet in height, lies at the extreme northern end of the Sawatch Mountains, near the headwaters of Eagle River. The cross is formed by a deep vertical fissure in the face of the mountain, 1,500 feet in length, intersected by a transverse...
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A southeast view of cabins at Fulford. The cabin on the right belonged to Forrest W. Cave, an Eagle County Treasurer. Charles Hemberger's cabin is on the left. (Note that this photograph may be reversed.)
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"Spouting Rock, Hanging Lake, Glenwood Springs, Colo." Verso: 3015, A-32452, C. T. Photochrom Spouting rock is one level above Hanging Lake in Glenwood Canyon. Erosion through limestone created the feature which feeds into Hanging Lake.
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"7246. Hanging Lake near Glenwood Springs, Colo." Winter scene with frozen waterfalls. Verso: "Hanging Lake. Hanging Lake is ten miles East of Glenwood Springs. The lake itself is an emerald sheet of water at the head of a series of terraces, its outer edge projecting somewhat over the wall below, the whole forming a combination of scenic beauty which is absolutely unique."
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At Gilpin Lake, Routt Forest, 1954: Gerald Pickford, Dan Gibson, Earl Sandvig, John Douglas. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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A view of the Homestake Fire on October 18th (the fire burned from October 17 to 20, 1991) from the S curve on Hwy 24. "Though threatening, the Homestake Fire swept quickly through its high-terrain tinderbox and actually provided a helpful burn-off of ground grasses that may promote and fertilize the area's prime wildlife forage. At one point, according to firefighters at the scene, the fire traveled 30-feet per minute and was stoked periodically...
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Remains of charred timber after burn on Baldy (Beaver Creek) [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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The Lloyd cabin at Lake Charles viewed through the trees. "In addition to incredible high-mountain scenery, both Lake Charles and Mystic Island Lake offered some great fishing for cutthroat trout. They remain popular destinations for backpackers and hikers. By the late 1940s, the cabins, weathered by high-mountain snows, had fallen into disrepair. The Forest Service dismantled the remaining buildings." -- Early Eagle, by Kathy Heicher p.93
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View of the Brush Creek Lodge from the brochure, "Spend your vacation this summer...at Brush Creek Lodge." [photo mounted on p.5] The Lodge was situated south of Eagle. Taking Brush Creek Road, travel eleven miles to the fork; take the left fork and drive four miles to the lodge, near Yeoman Park. Mrs. Jo Wirsching, owner, manager; rooms by reservation only. "For those who enjoy beauty never-to-be-forgotten, Eagle County offers scenes indescribable."...
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Photo postcard of Hahns Peak, Routt National Forest in 1945. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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Marker for: "Mom, Grace Emma Booco, May 7, 1915--Sept. 21, 1966," in the McCoy Cemetery. A replica of one of Grace's drawings, a forest scene with deer, is engraved on the marker with irises flanking the sides.
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The Forest Service office and house built by Ranger Brown in 1937. This photo was printed on Dec. 31, 1941.
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"Hanging Lake, Glenwood Springs, Colo." Addressed to Teresa Flynn, 4340 Alcott St., Denver Colo. Canceled Colorado Springs, CO., Jul 1, 1908 9 PM; Denver, Colo. July 2, 1908 9:30AM. " Hanging Lake is located in Glenwood Canyon, about 7 miles (11 km) east of Glenwood Springs, Colorado and is a very popular tourist destination. The lake is reached via a trailhead located along the Glenwood Canyon Bike and Pedestrian Path that runs along the north side...
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Cabins on the trail to Lake Charles (out of Yeoman Park up Brush Creek). Lloyd's owned Skyland at Lake Charles, a popular destination for fishing. By the 1940s, the cabins had fallen into disrepair and the Forest Service removed them.
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View of the Brush Creek Lodge from the brochure, "Spend your vacation this summer...at Brush Creek Lodge." [photo mounted on p.8] The Lodge was situated south of Eagle. Taking Brush Creek Road, travel eleven miles to the fork; take the left fork and drive four miles to the lodge, near Yeoman Park. Mrs. Jo Wirsching, owner, manager; rooms by reservation only. "Light airy rooms, clean comfortable beds and woolen blankets, a requisite even in summer....
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Mayo Lanning exhibiting size of logs used in the "beaver dams at Gold Park (down the mountain from Gilman, Colorado)" [verso of photograph].
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View of the Brush Creek Lodge from the brochure, "Spend your vacation this summer...at Brush Creek Lodge." [photo mounted on p.7] The Lodge was situated south of Eagle. Taking Brush Creek Road, travel eleven miles to the fork; take the left fork and drive four miles to the lodge, near Yeoman Park. Mrs. Jo Wirsching, owner, manager; rooms by reservation only. "Spend your vacation at Brush Creek lodge away from the turmoil and summer heat. A place...