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"A grain threshing outfit and crew on the Frank Groh ranch on lower Rock Creek in 1911. From left to right they are Phil Hines and Frank Parker, who were onlookers. Next are Charley McCoy and Tom Wohler, who owned the outfit. Then Phil Kapale, Ben Butler, unknown, Ed Bailey, Frank Groh, Jr., Harry Groh and Sam Kibbler. While in operation, it was the duty of the owners to see that all parts of the equipment were functioning properly. Other men...
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"Ammi Hoyt on his way to a railroad siding with a load of potatoes for shipment to market. Until 1925 most potatoes were still being hauled by horse drawn wagons, but shortly afterwards hauling was done by trucks." -- McCoy Memoirs p.199 [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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"A train of freight wagons like these were a common sight on the road between Wolcott and Routt County points, before the advent of the Moffatt Road. By traveling together freighters could lend assistance to one another in case of an equipment breakdown, encountering a mudhole or a steep grade, of which there were many. This photo was taken about a mile north west of McCoy, by A. B. Noyce of Steamboat Springs in the spring of 1903. The three freighters...
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McCoy Lane, McCoy, Colorado, looking East. A mix of automobiles and horse-drawn vehicles are on the streets. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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A volunteer work crew with horse teams grade the McCoy Cemetery Road. The road is a steep switchback, difficult in mud season. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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"At the time the mail route was still run by way of the McCoy ferry, Whipple purchased two Concord stages from a mail contractor in Oklahoma. The double-decker coaches were slung on heavy leather straps instead of strings. They could carry fifteen to twenty passengers as the above picture shows. The stage route came into being from Wolcott in 1887 and continued to operate for the next twenty years or more." -- The Gates Genealogy
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"Pioneers Mary and Frank Groh on their still unimproved ranch on Rock Creek, below McCoy [1/4 mile south] in [May] 1891. The man to the right of Mr. Groh is unidentified but the man doing the driving is Sam Elliott." -- McCoy Memoirs p.121 [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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Same as 1992.004A.084; p.95 of John Ambos' McCoy Memoirs Former main road that passed in front of the McCoy Hotel, crossed Rock Creek, and continued along the Colorado River towards Burns. Wagon and buggy teams are tied up at the fencing Several people are standing, one is seated on a horse. Barn and resort are visible as are the bridge supports crossing over the creek. Road continues in the right background. [Title supplied from catalog prepared...
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Threshing on the Frank Groh Ranch on lower Rock Creek, below McCoy, Colorado. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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The McCoy and Wohler grain threshing outfit on the Frank Groh ranch, lower Rock Creek near McCoy, in 1911. Related to 1992.004A.026 Left to right: Charles McCoy, Phil Kapale, Frank Groh, Cliff Daniels, Harry Groh, Ben Butler, Tom Wohler, Sam Kibbler, Ed Baily [from verso of photo] [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]