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"Top of the Piney Range, November 10, 1915." -- caption [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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The left half of a panoramic view of Eagle (3 dates listed: 1908, 1920, 1930). Railroad bridge over the Eagle River at left midground; Eagle River in foreground. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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Another view of the Colorado River taken by John Ambos in 1918 as he photographed places around McCoy. Dog at lower left. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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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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Standing on a rock, Earl Stroud fishes on the Eagle River, near Avon Colorado. He is wearing knickers and hat, holding the fishing pole in his right hand. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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The right half of a panoramic view of Eagle (3 dates listed: 1908, 1920, 1930). Eagle River in foreground; train tracks and depot in midground. Brush Creek in right background. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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Photo postcard of the Balanced Rock in the Colorado River near the Kirby ranch [former Quinlan place]. John Ambos' horse in photo. "...when the Dotsero Cut-off was built the river was relocated and shifted south to avoid a sharp curve in the track, which isolated the rock in still water. In the winter time, this was an ice crossing and a short distance above there was an excellent ford." -- McCoy Memoirs p.144 [Title supplied from catalog prepared...
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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 bridge over Brush Creek at Waldo's ranch
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Photo postcard of the spring run-off from Conger Mesa in 1920. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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Looking at Belden, at the bottom of the Eagle River Canyon, below Gilman, from the surface tram. The railroad siding was where chemicals were off loaded and ore was loaded into freight cars. The power plant sits across the Eagle River, accessible by a foot bridge. A group of men are gathered at the center of the photo.
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Train wreck in Eagle Canyon near Gilman on April 13, 1899. Men examining the wreckage with the Denver & Rio Grande engine in the water.
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View of the Chambers Ranch with houses, outbuildings and barn. The barn was moved to its present site at the Eagle Visitor Center in 1986 and donated to the Eagle County Historical Society. The Eagle River is in the background. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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Photo postcard, hand colored, 15799: Looking down the Colorado River at Burns, Colo., on the Dotsero Cutoff. Caption on verso: "'The Pagodas' in Red Canon, Colorado River. The Dotsero Cutoff, 38.1 miles long, is the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad's latest construction, connecting Dotsero, 17 miles east of Glenwood Springs, with Orestod, on the Moffat Road. This reduces the distance 175 miles from Denver to Glenwood Springs, Salt Lake City...
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"Dock Roberson" in Army uniform, standing on a rock in the Eagle River at Minturn.
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A view of the lettuce sheds at Allenton taken from the south side of the Eagle River in 1932 near Edwards, Colorado. Railroad facilities in the background.
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View of Rock Creek Canyon showing the Moffatt railroad grade at upper right. "This two and one half miles of railroad track with tunnels No. 45, 46, 47, 48 and the big bridge across the creek was considered the costliest piece of grade on the railroad. A high bridge across the canyon in the foreground could have eliminated all this costly construction and maintenance and such a bridge was contemplated, but steel for the structure was unobtainable...
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The Denver & Rio Grande Railroad bridge over the Eagle River at Eagle, Colorado [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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Fishing at Lucky G.J. Ranch. Margaret Smith, Edith Eidem, and Delia Bridget O'Callaghan, three WW II ex-Wacs, bought the Ranch in February 1947 from Mr. and Mrs. Carl Stewart. They operated the 300-acre ranch as a dude ranch. There was a thirty-two room ranch house that they cleaned up and then they added cabins and worked fields. Gene Godat worked as their hunting guide for tourists. Gene and Fawntella Godat owned the Hilltop Dude Ranch in Sweetwater...
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"Colorado River below Red Cliff 4/51" Rex Flats above Minturn, looking N-NW from Battle Mountain. Aquaduct visible left of center. . Small blue spot to right of telephone pole possibly Bolt's Lake.