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1920 McCoy baseball team, from left to right: Jack Booco, Gern Booco, Wymer Dixon, Ralph Kayser, Ted Harris, Bill Babcock, Early Brooks, Bill Babcock Jr., Carl Schrupp and Frank McCalister. "The first ball park was just north of the Salt Well where the sage brush had been grubbed out and the ground leveled. ... Later the ball park was moved to the extremem lower end of Conger Mesa on Louise Schrupp's acres and a short distance from the McCoy Depot."...
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By June of 1946 when this picture was taken, the bridge's "age was beginning to show and some weak places had developed and there was talk of condemnation, it being unsafe for heavy loads. So it was no great surprise to anyone when truck driver Jim Jardy hauling a heavy bulldozer mounted on a low boy found one of those weak places and dropped through. Jardy and Bernard Ginther, operator of the bulldozer, were extremely thankful that they did not go...
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Girls posing in front of the Antelope School teacherage in 1921. From left: Emma Maxwell, Ethel Ault, unknown (possibly the teacher), and Myrtle Panting. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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Walter Lieber and George Grant standing in front of farm equipment and shed on Norman Ranch. The Norman Ranch (between Burns and McCoy) became the Orhmand Hurt Ranch in the 1950's. George Grant was the father of Laurene Knupp. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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"A 1924 Rodeo at McCoy. George Bird of Yampa is the rider. The other men on horses are Andrew Henry and Charley McCoy. At that time the entire area east of the hotel and where the school buildings now are was a vacant tract and well suited for rodeos, etc." -- McCoy Memoirs p.35 [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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The Colorado and Rio Grande Railroad showing the Quinlan [Kirby] Ranch at midfield. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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Shared marker for: "Kirby, Howard, Feb. 7, 1917--June 12, 2007; Ramona, Aug. 19, 1928-- ," in the McCoy Cemetery. A mountain scene is engraved at the top of the marker. An inscription engraved in a heart reads: "Together 59 years."
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Charley McCoy (Charles B., son of Charles H. McCoy) married Stella Hatch in 1900. Daughter Ethel was born in 1902 and daughter Mildred was born in 1913. "Charles B. stayed with ranching and was known as a progressive stockman of the area. He developed a fine ranch on Yarmony Creek, five miles east of McCoy." -- McCoy Memoirs p.107, photo on p. 105 [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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"This house, located on the south side of the Colorado River is presently the property of a Denver attorney, John Comer. It was build by Earl Brooks about 1920 and considered one of the better homes of the McCoy area. The Brooks family lived in it for seventeen years before moving to California." -- McCoy Memoirs p.152 [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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Shared marker for: "Kirby, Edith R., Sept. 18, 1915--Sept. 4, 2007; Ronald E., May 17, 1921--June 9, 2000," in the McCoy Cemetery. A mountain scene with pines is engraved on the marker. An American legion Post 195 emblem is engraved at center.
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Marker: "Sacred to the memory of our brother, John T. McGuire. Died Oct. 23, 1893, aged 26 years," in the McCoy Cemetery. Rushes and leaves engraved on the marker.
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Marker for: "Minnie J. Nimon, 1894--1959," in the McCoy Cemetery.
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"After 1920 the various hotel proprietors made minor and major improvements and remodeling, including types of fence construction." -- McCoy Memoirs, p. 97 [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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Orndoff house, built in 1919 at McCoy.
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"Former Conger Mesa resident, Marie Theisen Fic, now of Denver." -- McCoy Memoirs, p.253 Photo taken on April 5, 1964. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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"Bertha and Carl Baker, ten years after moving from McCoy to Meeker." -- McCoy Memoirs p.179 [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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Marker for: "Our sister, Kathleen Dooley Stahl, 1884--1918," in the McCoy Cemetery. Inscription at bottom reads "Asleep."
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"The Horn ranch house on Rock Creek, two and one half miles above McCoy, as it was in 1917. Homesteaders Alvin Hart and Rooks built the cabin with the fireplace, the rest was added on by the Horns. The low building on the right was the kitchen, the two story addition had two bedrooms upstairs and the ground floor was the living room, the fireplace room served as a bunkhouse for ranch hands. Shortly after Arthur Horn's death, Mrs. Horn had that...
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"Centenarian Perry Ault at Kremmling on his 100th birthday, October 23, 1967." -- McCoy Memoirs p.161 Perry Ault is the author of From Oxen to Jet Planes, 1971. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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Marker for: "Wife and mother, Louise Shue Branson, Oct. 27, 1928--Oct. 5, 1989," in the McCoy Cemetery. A butterfly is engraved on the left side of the marker; a rose and painter's palette engraved on the right. Inscription: "She was loved by all."