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The Thomas McKee photo album

Identifier: C Photo Album 103

Scope and Contents

Park along Paradox Road between Iron Springs and U.S. Placers, Uncompahgre Plateau -- Headquarters of Cottonwood Placer Co. Pinion Colo. -- Main Street Pinion Colo. -- John Huff's ranch Paradox Valley -- Geyser cabin, La Sal Mt's. Utah -- Camp at foot of Mt. Peal -- Mineral Mountain from Miners Creek, Miners Basin -- View from summit of Mt. Wass, looking south -- Lot's cabin, Miner's Basin -- Naturita, San Miguel Valley, looking from Naturita Hill -- Orchard on A.E. Buddecke's ranch, Montrose, Colo. -- Oldest house in Montrose Colo. -- Indian hieroglyphics Shavano Valley, Montrose Co. Colo. -- Forest Mine near Rico Colo. -- West Dolores Hotel and Bathing House, Dunton, Colo. -- Hon. John Bell, Montrose Colo. -- Hon. Wm. H. Gabbert. Judge Supreme Court Colo.

Scope and Contents

Views of placer, hydraulic and hard rock mining, miners, their families, ranching, and scenic views in Colorado and Utah. Includes photos of Native American hieroglyphics, cliff dwellings, pottery, skulls, mummies, President Taft, Chipeta, a Ute bear dance, Hotchkiss, Paonia, Paradox, and Telluride, Colorado.


  • 1897

Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colo.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.


1 photo boxes

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source unknown.


Title from PAFI inventory.


Formerly PAFI Album # 103


Photographic prints are collodion or silver gelatin prints.


The items in this album are cataloged and digitized.


Four additional album pages added to photo box 3; three are of scanned images, one is a slight variation of a scanned image.

Processing Information

Leather album cover is worn and damaged, some photographic prints are discolored and/ or soiled. Many album pages removed from covers.

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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy
Denver CO 80204 United States