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Collection  P 056:

Images from the photographs in the
Nina Heald Webber Southwest Colorado photographs collection

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Durango, Colorado, from the slopes of Smelter Mountain, circa late summer of 1881.  Sepia-toned cabinet card photoprint.  A view of two men (prospectors?) on the hillside (still vegetated at that time) above the smelter, looking north across the Animas River toward the city of Durango, Colorado, with the La Plata mountains in the background.

Rocky Mt. Burro Express, 1884.  Photo by F. S. Balster (Durango, Colo.).  A sepia-toned cabinet card view of a burro hitched to a cart, in which the driver is seated, well dressed. In the background are some of the early structures of Durango, Colorado, including on bank building on Main Avenue.

      Durango Wheel Club at Baker's Bridge, 1895, sepia-toned cabinet card photoprint by Gonner (Durango, Colo.)

      Silverton (Colo.) Foresters group portrait, 1915.

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