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Moffat Tunnel Commission Photograph Collection

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: C Photo Collection 523-A1

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Collection contains 99 black-and-white photographs generated by the Moffat Tunnel Commission. Images probably date from 1923-1927 during the construction of the tunnel, with some earlier mounted photographs (5) from the 1910s or early 1920s?


Donor: Henry L. Stark (1910-2011) -- through his daughter, Nancy Stevenson (signed 9/28/2021) 2201 Eudora St. Denver, Colorado email:

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1. Envelope - People: 8 black-and-white photographs of groups of men in the tunnel, during construction and also at a formal dinner (some identification) -- (circa 1920s) 2. Envelope - Mounted: 5 black-and-white mounted photographs of groups of people on an excursion train in the mountains (circa 1910s?) 3. Envelope - Construction: 53 black-and-white photographs of the construction of the Moffat Tunnel (circa 1920s) 4. Envelope - East Portal: 9 black-and-white photographs of the East Portal entrance to the Moffat Tunnel (circa 1920s) 5. Envelope - West Portal: 24 black-and-white photographs of the West Portal entrance to the Moffat Tunnel (circa 1920s)