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Denver Tramway Company collodion prints

Identifier: C Photo Album 231

Scope and Contents

Views of streets, intersections, businesses, parks, buildings and landmarks in Denver, Colorado. Many of the photos show Denver Tramway Company cars, substations, car barns, equipment, and employees. Included are the Brown Palace Hotel, Morse Brothers Machinery and Supply Company, City Park Pavilion and bandstand, Robert Burns statue, Colorado State Capitol, Arapahoe County Courthouse, Leyden Coal Mine, South Broadway Station, Clear Creek Junction, East Colfax Substation, Manattan Beach at Sloan Lake, Central Power Station, Alcott School, a funeral car, panorama of Denver, Elitch Gardens entrance, and the Savoy Hotel.


  • ca 1905

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 album (60 images);35 x 30 cm.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession information unknown.


Title supplied.


Photographs range in size from 25 x 23 cm. (10 x 9 in.) to 30 x 22 cm. (11 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.)


Collection represents work of various photographers including Smith-Hassel and Paul Balsinger and Company.

Processing Information

Album pages are housed in photo box. Most of the photographs are mounted on black paper album pages, which have been removed from the cover.

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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