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Broken track and ties resulting from the rockfall from Lionshead Rock. On March 4, 2014, a large section of the rock broke away from the local landmark and landed on the railway tracks below. The 30 foot boulder missed the Eagle River and nearby houses.
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42) Ranch
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Possibly the Jones-Rundell place.
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From left, Arlynn Anderson, Nick Law, and Donna Louise Chambers. All are cousins through the Chambers extended family. A car and another onlooker are on the left side of the photograph.
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"Clyde (C.F.) Lloyd and his wife Adele, owners of the Red Mountain Ranch, were Chicago residents who spent their summers in Eagle. Late in the 1920s, Lloyd obtained a special-use permit from the Forest Service that allowed him to develop a mountain camp at Lake Charles, a high-county lake on East Brush Creek. Lloyd and other family members built half a dozen cabins, including a cook's cabin and a 'honeymoon' cabin on unpatented mining claims at...
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The arrastra has been used since the Phoenicians to grind ores, most often gold or silver. The construction involves a circular pit paved with flat stones. Large flat-bottomed drag stones are connected to a center post by a long arm. Using horse, mule or human power, the arm drags the large stones over the ore, crushing it. This arrastra at the Gold Bug Mine was powered by a waterwheel, clearly evident in the photograph. It is a cheap but effective...
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Three hunters posed with rifles next to their kill in the snow.
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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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Aerial photograph taken by Mayo Lanning on February 3, 1998. Looking west down the Eagle River Valley, following I-70.
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A view of Upper Black Lake on Vail Pass. The cabin camp is in the distance. A raft with bedsheet sail is at left.
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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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Aerial view of Gilman, Colorado. Town is visible in the left foreground. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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Photo postcard looking west on Main Street, Gilman.
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Agnes Duffy seated on a rock at Gilman.
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View of the mineral mill at Holy Cross City.
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Eagle Valley Middle School circa 1983. Castle Peak is in the background.
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Front: "Eagle Bird Canon Prospecting for US 40;" verso: "Highway scene near Gilman, mid- winter"
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The Santa Maria children on what was once part of Lionshead Rock in Minturn. On March 4, 2014, a large section of the rock broke away from the local landmark and landed on the railway tracks below. The 30 foot boulder missed the Eagle River and nearby houses.
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Aerial photograph taken by Mayo Lanning on February 3, 1998. Mt. of the Holy Cross is visible through the cockpit window; there's enough snow that the cross is not defined.
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"This photo was taken from my 10 acre Iron Edge property that was located by Dick Morgan in 1887. I'm standing just above his discovery cut on the Iron Edge cliff formation, elevation 11,200 ft. The view is to the east across the headwaters of East Brush creek toward the 13,000 + ft. mountain peaks. Gold Dust Peak is on the left and Eagle Peak on the far right. "Negro" basin is just left of my head and Gold Dust basin is concealed by the trees on...