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Downs photograph album

Identifier: C Photo Album 402

Scope and Contents

Views of oil wells in Ilo Ridge oil field in Hot Springs County, Wyoming and men working. Images of the Gano - Downs Company store and the construction of the Metropolitan Building (later the Metropolitan Hotel) in Denver, Colorado. Includes miscellaneous snapshots of Denver, Colorado, people aboard a ship, a chained bear, billboards, the Denver Club, Arapahoe County Courthouse, and New York City.


  • between 1909 and 1922?

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

David Arneill Downs;Denver, Colo.;gift;2003.


Title supplied.


In addition to the photographic prints the album includes special formats: newspaper clippings and an advertising broadside.


Acquisition # 2003.01

Table of Contents

Thermopolis Hot Spgs. -- Ilo Ridge Camp -- Ilo Ridge hell -- Berry Dome well near Ilo Ridge -- [Gano-Downs Company] -- Metropolitan Building.

Processing Information

album is not bound, a few loose photographs and a newspaper clipping.

Finding Aid for the Downs photograph album[graphic]
Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
Description rules
Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

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

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