Center of Southwest Studies

Collection  P 018:
Historic photos from the Durango Public Library (Colo.)


View of Durango smelters, circa 1885/1899.
Photo possibly by J. A. Boston (Durango, Colorado).

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View of the smelters at Durango (in the distance), from directly across the Animas River (i.e., looking west). Smoke from the stacks is blowing toward the north/toward the city of Durango. Stamped on the back, J. A. Boston, Photographer, galleries at Durango and Silverton, Colo.

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