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Truck convoy negotiating the Old Battle Mountain Road. The original rock supported roadway is clearly visible [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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Marker for: "Jose B. O. Martinez, A3C US Air Force, Korea, July 2, 1936--Sept. 25, 2010," in River View Cemetery. Engraved on the marker is Battle Mountain, the Red Cliff Bridge and a hunter.
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Road to Red Cliff with old bridge across the Eagle River before the Red Cliff Bridge was opened in 1941. Battle Mountain is on the left. Photograph is labeled: "Roads end" [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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Photo postcard showing the "New Battle Mountain Highway," U.S. Hwy 24. The view is looking south, going from GIlman to Red Cliff.
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Truck convoy negotiating the Old Battle Mountain Road. The original rock supported roadway is clearly visible. Probably the original image from which the close-up [1984.001.018] was made. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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Perlita Knight [Gauthier] standing at the new Red Cliff bridge on Battle Mountain highway. The dedication was held at noon on Sunday, August 3, 1941. Governor Ralph L. Carr and other officials attended. The bridge and six miles of new highway built over Battle Mountain cost a total of $636,405. The bridge is 470 ft. long, 209 ft. high; the roadbed is 30 ft. wide and has two 18-inch curbs. It is listed on the Historic Bridge Inventory, Colorado Historical...
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Looking up at Highway 24 on Battle Mountain from the bridge at the end of Water Street. This was prior to the beginning of construction of the Red Cliff Arch Bridge.
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The iconic Red Cliff Bridge on U.S. Highway 24, across the canyon of the Eagle River at Red Cliff, Colorado. Completed on July 28, 1941; dedicated and opened to travel on August 3, 1941. Dimensions: 470 ft. long; 209 ft. high; 30-ft. roadway and two 18-inch curbs. The Red Cliff Bridge was entered into the National Register of Historic Places on February 4, 1985, in recognition of its contribution to the heritage of the state of Colorado
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Pedestrians gathered on the Red Cliff Bridge, Battle Mountain in the background, for the dedication and grand opening. The dedication was held at noon on Sunday, August 3, 1941. Governor Ralph L. Carr and other officials attended. The bridge and six miles of new highway built over Battle Mountain cost a total of $636,405. The bridge is 470 ft. long, 209 ft. high; the roadbed is 30 ft. wide and has two 18-inch curbs. It is listed on the Historic Bridge...
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An unidentified couple is sitting on Lover's Leap (Battle Mountain) with Red Cliff behind them. Starting at the distant hillside behind the couple, we see Vic Dump Woods. Vic Dump had the contract from the Forest Service to cut timber on that hillside. The white "line" on the hillside, is the skid trail. Horses pulled logs to the skid trail where the logs were then sent down the skid trail. At the bottom of the trail, horses were again used to...
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Panoramic photo postcard, "Battle Mountain Road, Lovers Leap, Homestake Creek, Redcliffe, Colo. Sold by O. W. Daggett."
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Red Cliff Bridge on U.S. Highway 24, across the canyon of the Eagle River at Red Cliff, Colorado. Completed on July 28, 1941; dedicated and opened to travel on August 3, 1941. Dimensions: 470 ft. long; 209 ft. high; 30-ft. roadway and two 18-inch curbs. The Red Cliff Bridge was entered into the National Register of Historic Places on February 4, 1985, in recognition of its contribution to the heritage of the state of Colorado Buildings in background...
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Red Cliff Bridge at entrance to road into Red Cliff; opened to the public August, 1941 [see notes]. The pulley system at the top of Lovers' Leap used during the construction of the bridge is still visible at top left. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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"BATTLE MOUNTAIN is the most striking section of the Pikes Peak Ocean to Ocean Highway between Tennessee Pass and Glenwood Springs. After the town drops down into the picturesque town of Red Cliff, hidden in the valley of the Eagle River, it cuts its way spectacularly along a great series of sheer, pointed, out-jutting white faced cliffs, gradually rising until it travels along the top of the great Eagle River Cañon far below."