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Caption: "All the kids at Holy Cross City. Lionel's [Azoulay] house in background. Mica. Summer 1949" The Knight-Azoulay children playing on a boulder near the Azoulay house in Holy Cross City.
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Classic view of the Mt. of the Holy Cross, taken by S. L. Ostermeier from the shelter house on Notch Mountain.
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"Homestake dam, some 2nd shift personnel. Left to right: Duane--end dump skinner; Jack Treptow--Shift Supervisor; Chad Bane--Dozer Hand; Kelly Stone Bissell--General Quarry Foreman, Fall of 1966." Morrison-Knudsen Company, Inc. (MK) was the construction company that did the work under the supervision of Bechtel Corporation, which provided the engineers and construction managers for the project.
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Homestake Dam in the fall of 1966,
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Pack animals loaded with supplies or possibly ore on Missouri Pass. The rider may be Pete Mann.
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"April 3, 1966, Leadville, Colo. Homestake Dam. M-K Co., Inc. [Morrison-Knudsen]. Coyote Shot, 850,000 cubic yards."
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Photo labeled 283449; verso stamp 4400 Forest road through stands of trees. Automobile tire at far right. In 1927, Dr. Randall led Boy Scouts and Campfire Girls up Notch Mountain to see the cross, a trip considered to be the first "pilgrimage." In 1928, another pilgrimage took place and in 1929, President Hoover established the Mount of the Holy Cross Monument. "All these pilgrimages continued to demonstrate the need for a better approach by road...
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"Aurora and Colorado Springs are building a huge dam or rock on Homestake Creek southwest of Red Cliff. The dam will have an upstream impervious face of asphalt laid on a blanket of gravel atop the rock. There is a concrete curtain extending below the dam foundation into fock formations and into the ountainsides at both ends of the dam. The asphalt face is technically known as asphaltic concrete, the asphalt being binder instead of cement in what...
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A close-up view of the Mount of the Holy Cross. The photo was printed July 8, 1932.
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Photo labeled 283456; verso stamp 4400 Three men choosing trees to fell for the road. In 1927, Dr. Randall led Boy Scouts and Campfire Girls up Notch Mountain to see the cross, a trip considered to be the first "pilgrimage." In 1928, another pilgrimage took place and in 1929, President Hoover established the Mount of the Holy Cross Monument. "All these pilgrimages continued to demonstrate the need for a better approach by road or trail. In 1931 Dr....
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"Red line [midfield, left], estimated shot area; 3,800' of coyote hole explosives in 4 months."
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The relief map photo used to visualize possible road routes and ascents for Mount of the Holy Cross pilgrimages, without O.W. Randall's annotations. [photographed from a different angle than 2013.009.018-.019, showing the Sawatach Range at left, the Cross Creek drainage, the Holy Cross Ridge, and the Gore Range at far right. Stamped on back: "Quality BB Print guaranteed not to fade Jul 14 1928, 13" The location of the map in this photo is unknown....
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View of the Battle Mountain area from O.W. Randall's ranch with the newly constructed Tigiwon road in the foreground. Photo labeled 284581 on front; stamped 4400 on back.
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A close up of the roof detail and windows on the shelter house at Notch Mountain. Constructed by the CCC between 1931 and 1933, it was built to provide a respite to those on pilgrimages to see the Mount of the Holy Cross. Caption by O.W. Randall: "Shelter house--has a beautiful fire place and wood always provided on hand for the public."
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Front: "Donald on top peak H.C. Mt." "My Uncle Don standing at the very top of Mount Holy Cross!" There is a dog right below MacDonald Knight on the peak.
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Part of the MacDonald Knight prospecting team. Verso: " 'Jack' the male member of the pack string 1939"
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Pilgrims listening to services with Mt. of the Holy Cross in the background. Two men face the camera; the one in the lighter suit is Rev. Edmonds.
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The completed Homestake Dam and reservoir in 1995. "Aurora and Colorado Springs are building a huge dam of rock on Homestake Creek southwest of Red Cliff. The dam will have an upstream impervious face of asphalt laid on a blanket of gravel atop the rock. There is a concrete curtain extending below the dam foundation into fock formations and into the mountainsides at both ends of the dam. The asphalt face is technically known as asphaltic concrete,...
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Caption by O.W. Randall: "8. Before Holy Cross, looking at complete circle of Rainbow Circle Falls, Rev. Edmonds & family." Rev. Edmonds and his family pointing at a rainbow.
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