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Six people sitting on port of "Thirteen" house, Burns, Colorado. From left to right: Frank Benton, Marie Durbin Bainum (cousin to Grace), Grace Benton (Mrs. Frank), T. Harry Benton (son), unidentified man, Charles Mann. (The latter two men are from the Mann Livestock Commission Co.) [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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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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Darrell Barnes and Guy Barnes in the lettuce patch at the Castle homestead. The cabin is visible in the background. "Grass and sage brush were cleared from a large area not far from the cabin and the cleared land was planted to make a lettuce field. Barnes was able to sell the lettuce crop by hauling it to town in a wagon pulled by horses. The lettuce was loaded into a railroad car and shipped to market. It was packed in ice to keep it fresh and...
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Monica and Guy Barnes standing for a photo.
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The interior of a blacksmith shop with two men working at center. "The photograph was taken in the late 1800s in my great-granddad's first homestead which is now known as Castle Peak Ranch. The ranch that the family currently owns north of the original homestead were homesteads of my grandfather Joh, my dad and his sister Beaulah." -- John Buchholz July 5, 2000
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Jesse Sherman standing chest-high in an oat field on the Sherman Brothers Ranch. "Mr. Sherman and his younger brother, George, owned and operated the Sherman Brothers Dairy and Feed Store in Leadville from 1890 to 1900. In 1901 they purchased the cattle ranch on the Eagle River four miles above Eagle, which was known for many years as the Sherman Brothers Ranch. They were outstanding pioneers in the successful development of potato and grain production...
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People congregating by stock pens possibly during part of the Eagle County Fair festivities of 1939. The photo was printed on Aug. 24, 1939 [Ping's Station, Eagle, Colo.]
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Snowy day at the Beecher Gulch Place. Dixie the horse in front of barn; dogs, Boots and Rex in front of a 1937 Hudson Terraplane automobile. House in right midground.
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Albert Smith feeding cattle near Wayne Creek corrals. Snow is on the ground. Aspens and fence are visible in the background. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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1923: William Emmett Nottingham, born in Gilman (Belles Camp), 1893, youngest son of William H. Nottingham. In 1923, he was an up-and-coming rancher at Avon; he remained a rancher his entire life. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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The Parachute Store, Doll Bros. & Smith, in Parachute, Colorado. The store is decorated for the 4th of July. People are standing on the boardwalk. Train is at left. Zachariah Doll was the Doll brother most involved with the store.
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post-1879: Portrait photo [copied from newspaper] of Joe Brett, first settler to locate homestead in Edwards, Colorado. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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Burns Stockyards, October 1939, showing cattle in loading pens going up the ramp to rail cars on shipping day. Steam engine at left background. Four horses in foreground with dog. The yards were built in exchange for the right of way needed by the railroad to go through the Benton Land & Livestock Company property. It was a great help to local ranchers and, when the railroad no longer would ship cattle by rail, it caused hardship for the ranchers...
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"A group at the Leonard Hudson Ranch in Yarmony Park in 1919. Mrs. Eleanor Hudson, Mrs. Homer Cornwall, Denny Cornwall, Stanley Mulnix and Ammi Hoyt. Cornwall, a Rio Grande locomotive engineer was killed at Eagle in 1944 awhen his engine derailed and wrecked." -- McCoy Memoirs, p. 285 [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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Lester Watson and "Bud" in a wagon at Kent.
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Pastures at Beaver Creek, July 24, 1928. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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On the C. F. Lloyd ranch, four riders are lined up for the camera with a ranch house behind them. From left: Carl Lloyd, Christine Lloyd, and Clyde Lloyd. The man at right is unidentified.
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C.1900: Mr. Stone (Stoney), livestock foreman for Doll Brothers Ranch. Mr. Stone is seated, right side of face to the camera. He wears a corduroy jacket, shirt and tie, and is not wearing a hat. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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Willie and Willis Nottingham at Beaver Creek. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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C.1930: Dad Wellington and grandson, John Wellington, seated in buckboard. Buggy is being pulled by a mule. Both wear hats and Dad Wellington wears overalls. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]