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Grandeur of the Colorado-Rocky Mountains, illustrated: guide book to the prominent business houses of this city. Presented to this hotel by the publishers

Identifier: C Photo Album 124

Scope and Contents

Views of towns and geographic features on the Colorado Front Range. Images of railroads, cities and towns, lakes, rivers, waterfalls, and mining.


  • ca 1878

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 box(es)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source : Rosenstock.


Cover title.


Labels on photographic prints give descriptions.


Note on catalog card reads: "Picture album showing Colorado scenes and towns with descriptions. Comparison with other prints and originals in picture collection indicate photographs were taken by Joseph Collier or W. G. Chamberlain."


Photographs taken by Joseph Collier.

Table of Contents

Grand volcanic crater -- General view of Black Hawk -- Longs Peak and Lilly Lake -- Entrance to Clear Creek Canon -- Huntsman's Ranch -- Hanging Rock -- Freight train -- Mother Grundy -- Clear Creek Falls -- Above Beaver Station -- Junction, Clear Creek Canon -- South Fork of Clear Creek Canon -- Panoramic view of Denver City -- Silver bricks -- Central City -- Russell Gulch -- Sphynx Rock on James Peak -- Virginia Canon -- Georgetown -- Green Lake -- Devil's Gate -- Silver Plume -- Terrible Mine and works -- Grey's Peak -- Bridge, at Boulder City -- The curve, Boulder Canon -- The falls, North Boulder Canon -- Nederland, or Caribon [sic] Mill, Boulder Canon -- Roasting cylinders Caribou Mills -- Amalgamating works, Caribou Mills -- Town of Caribou -- Boulder Pass -- Hot Sulphur Springs, Middle Park -- Grand Lake -- Mount Olympus -- Saint Vrain River -- Chamber's Lake, Longs Peak -- Centinal [sic] Rock, Cache la Poudre River -- Castle Rock at Golden City -- Eastern rim of the volcanic crater -- Celebrated Soda Springs at Manitou -- [The Gateway, Garden of the Gods] -- Residence of Gen. Palmer -- Group of monuments, Monument Park -- Quaker Wedding, Monument Park -- United States Signal Station at the summit of Pike's Peak -- The great crater of Pike's Peak -- Camp at foot hills.

Processing Information

Album cover loose, photographic prints discolored and soiled.

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Repository Details

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

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Denver CO 80204 United States