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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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The concrete bridge at Wolcott, at center, over the Eagle River. The bridge was built in 1916. Railroad tracks cut through the photo, with the Wolcott community at center.
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Man standing on the cliff at Red Point, on the north side of the Eagle River. The railroad tracks can be seen in the valley below. Leonard Horn frequently jumped his horse across the crevice between the cliff and the hillside.
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"An upstream view of the Colorado River and railroad, showing the former Quinlan ranch (now Kirby's). Note how the river was relocated to avoid building bridges. The Quinlans lived on and cultivated some land in the foreground area at one time." -- McCoy Memoirs p.143
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A view of the Colorado River near McCoy with the Denver & Rio Grande Railway tracks running alongside the river. The Quinlan [later Kirby] ranch is at midfield. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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"A downstream view of the river from a point just below the Ronald Kirby Ranch. The McCoy ferry was located about a mile or so below from where this photo was taken." -- McCoy Memoirs p.144
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Joe Sullivan, pipe in hand, standing on the tracks at Kent.
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Wolcott, Colorado, in September 1947. The Wolcott bridge over the Eagle River is visible at midfield. It was a Luten arch bridge, constructed in 1916, and has since been replaced. Lena Yost's father, Frank Sansosti, was the D&RG section foreman at Wolcott for many years. The railroad depot and section house are next to the tracks in this photo. The Sansosti family lived at Wolcott for 27 years. "Frank Sansosti was born in Cosenza, Italy, on...
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Grace and Emmett Nottingham standing on sledge drawn by horse team in front of the old house in Avon. Dog and cats are around the sledge. View is to the northwest overlooking the future Avon town site. Railroad track visible in background. Harry Nottingham place at Buck Creek is in right background. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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A brochure/pamphlet for visitors and travelers of Eagle and Eagle County, Colorado, published in the year 1912 by the Eagle Commercial Club based in Eagle. The pamphlet is 25 pages and includes advertisements for local businesses, hotels, and restaurants; economic and industry information; recreation such as wildlife and fishing; and many photographs from the time period of life in the area. Other towns in the county are mentioned throughout: Gypsum,...