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  • All fields: L. C. McClure collection 1890-1935, album VII.
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    • Central City in the 80?

    • View of Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado; shows Main Street businesses: First National Bank Block, Undertaking, Jeweler; Temple of Fashion; Nevada Street: Armory Hall with sign: "Westman & Newell Hay Grain Feed & Coal," "Boarding Stable,"...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [194-?]
    • Fern Lake

    • Fern Lake, Rocky Mountain National Park, Larimer County, Colorado; Continental Divide peaks with patches of snow in background.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1890 and 1930]
    • Rounding Inspiration Point, Clear Creek Cañon

    • A Colorado and Southern Railway passenger train rounds Inspiration Point alongside Clear Creek in Clear Creek Canyon, Colorado; the narrow gauge line ran from Denver to Central City via the Georgetown Loop; a mileage post reads "23 miles to Denver."
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [1905?]
    • High Bridge over the Loop, above Georgetown, Colo., C. & S. Ry

    • Complete view of Colorado & Southern Railway's High Bridge with narrow gauge track underneath bridge in Clear Creek Canyon above Georgetown, Colorado; part of Georgetown Loop; retouched double header passenger train crossing bridge; Clear Creek...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1899 and 1910]
    • Silver Plume from switch back, Argentine Centra [sic] R.R.

    • View of switchbacks or completed grading up Pendleton Mountain for Argentine Central Railway's narrow gauge track; shows Silver Plume, Colorado, and Georgetown Loop narrow gauge track.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [1905]
    • Argentine Pass, Vidler and Waldorf Mines, Argentine Central Ry.

    • View of Waldorf Mine and outbuildings, Clear Creek County, Colorado towards Vidler Mine and Argentine Pass in distance; Waldorf reached via Argentine Central Railway narrow gauge track with 1/2 mile spur to Vidler; road to Argentine Pass parallels...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1906 and 1913]
    • Cottages at Deckers Spgs., C. & S. Ry.

    • Bird's eye view of Decker Springs (fishing resort owned by Maurice Weinberger), Deckers, Colorado, reached via Colorado and Southern Railway; shows wooden frame and log frame residences, picket fence, South Platte River, and a small group of men...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Decker's on the South Platte, C. & S. Ry.

    • Bird's eye view of Deckers, Colorado, and South Platte River reached via Colorado and Southern Railway; shows wooden frame buildings and residences, outhouses, rickety wooden plank footbridge and bridge, and man seated on rock outcropping in...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Bath house, Deckers, C. & S. Ry.

    • Exterior view of Lithia bathhouse, Deckers, Colorado, reached via Colorado and Southern Railway; shows two wooden frame buildings, one log building, one man seated on covered front porch, and three men posed underneath trees near small stream.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Hot Springs Hotel, Idaho Springs Colo.

    • Eastward, exterior view of the Hot Springs Hotel at Idaho Springs, Colorado; shows shadow of afternoon sun across the tennis court, dirt road and hotel behind court, and hill in background dotted with pine trees.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Mt. Evens[sic] and Mt. Rosalee from McClellan Mtn.

    • View of Mount Evans, Colorado (elevation 14,260 feet), and Mount Bierstadt (elevation 14,065 feet); the formation between the two is called "The Sawtooth." Mount Evans named after John Evans, second governor of Colorado Territory.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Placer mining in Clear Creek

    • Miner operating paddle wheel driven sluice box along the banks of Clear Creek, Colorado.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • The Loop, Georgetown

    • Bird's-eye view of Colorado and Southern's narrow gauge track in Clear Creek Canyon from Georgetown, Colorado, including the High Bridge (300 feet long, 96 feet above Clear Creek and set on a two percent grade) and the Loop; trains on tracks...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1899 and 1935]
    • Idahoe [sic] Springs, Colo.

    • View of Idaho Springs, Colorado, taken from Newhouse Tunnel's end of valley; includes wooden frame residences, mining structures, telephone poles and wires, tents, outbuildings, and unpaved or dirt streets.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1899 and 1905]
    • Crystal Lake picnic grounds, Platte Cañon on the C. & S. Ry.

    • View of Crystal Lake and picnic shelter (or pavilion) with Colorado and Southern Railway narrow gauge railroad track looping by pavilion in Platte Canyon, Colorado; includes barbed wire fence, ponderosa pines around lake, and wooden footbridge...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1900 and 1930]
    • High Bridge, Georgetow [sic] Loop

    • Looking up Clear Creek Canyon back to High Bridge on the Georgetown Loop; Colorado and Southern Railway's narrow gauge track; mine dumps or tailing at center.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1899 and 1935]
    • On the Argentine Central R.R.

    • View of grade on Leavenworth Mountain, Colorado, completed for Argentine Central Railway; shows valley with lake and some snow down below.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • 1905
    • On the Argentine Central R.R.

    • View of Argentine Central Railway grade with snow on completed grading; Colorado.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • 1905
    • Georgetow [sic] from Argentine Central R.R.

    • View north to Silver Plume, Colorado, from Argentine Central Railway completed grading; shows Georgetown Loop with narrow gauge railroad tracks in valley below.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • 1905
    • View in Platte Cañon

    • Looking up Colorado and Southern Railway's narrow gauge track in Platte Canyon, Colorado; rushing waters of South Platte River on left.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1900 and 1930]
    • Deansbury, Platte Cañon

    • Deansbury (formerly Strontia Springs), Colorado, in Platte Canyon beside rushing waters of South Platte River; push car used by L.C. McClure on Colorado and Southern's narrow gauge track; timbers used for railroad ties atop rock wall embankment of...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1900 and 1930]
    • Stanley Mines, Idaho Spgs., Colo.

    • Distant view of Stanley Mines, Idaho Springs, Colorado; shows mill and mine buildings, wooden frame residence, and Colorado and Southern's narrow gauge track paralleling South Clear Creek; legend according to oral history has it that the square...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Shawnee Lodge, Platte Cañon on the C. & S. Ry.

    • Interior view of screened porch, Shawnee Lodge in Platte Canyon, Colorado, along the Colorado and Southern Railway narrow gauge line; lodge opened in 1899; shows rough-hewn log building with screened-in front porch, chairs and one man sitting in a...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1900 and 1930]
    • Shawnee Lodge on the Platte Cañon Branch, C. & S. Ry.

    • Interior view of Shawnee Lodge in Platte Canyon, Colorado, along the Colorado and Southern Railway narrow gauge line; lodge opened in 1899; shows rock fireplace with chairs and rocking chairs nearby, stairway with handrail at right, wooden beam...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1900 and 1930]
    • Silver Plume and Georgetow [sic] from Sunrise Peak

    • Bird's eye view towards distant Silver Plume and Georgetown, Clear Creek County, Colorado and across Rocky Mountains from Sunrise Peak; Silver Plume and Georgetown in canyon below; aerial mine tram with carts, foreground right; switchback road on...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1899 and 1910]
    • Summit of Mt. McClellan reached via Argentine Central Ry.

    • Mount McClellan's summit (14,007 feet) via Argentine Central Railway, Colorado; shows engine and passenger cars parked with large group of sightseers at summit and in cars, passenger cars retouched to reflect name of "Gray's Peak Route," narrow...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1906 and 1913]
    • Silver Plume, Colo

    • Bird's eye view of Silver Plume, Colorado, looking west; shows wooden frame residences and outbuildings, backside of brick buildings downtown, board fencing, mine dump tailings on hillside, and public school built in 1894.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1894 and 1910]
    • The Vidler and Waldorf Mines, Argentine Central Ry.

    • Vidler and Waldorf Mines, Clear Creek County, Colorado reached via Argentine Central Railway narrow gauge track; Vidler mine reached via 1/2 mile spur from Waldorf; view from Vidler Mine back towards town of Waldorf; boarding house at Waldorf,...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1906 and 1913]
    • Georgetown Loop, C. & S. Ry.

    • Photograph of a painting of Georgetown Loop, Colorado and Southery Railway; artist is unknown; shows High Bridge with train passing over and additional train past Loop.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1899 and 1927]
    • Glenisle, Platte Cañon on the C. & S. Ry.

    • View of Glenisle Hotel, North Fork South Platte River and surrounding Platte Canyon, Colorado, with residences and log cabins on hillsides; shows Colorado and Southern Railway narrow gauge track with passenger shelter for Glenisle stop.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Bailey's, Platte Cañon, C. & S. Ry.

    • Bird's eye view of Bailey, Colorado in Platte Canyon reached via Colorado & Southern Railway; engine number nine parked at train station between daily run from Denver to Leadville; general store, wooden frame residence, Kiowa Lodge; horse-drawn...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Industrial School for Boys, Golden, Colorado

    • Distant view of Lookout Mountain School for Boys (formerly State Industrial School for Boys), Golden, Colorado, an early state reformatory for juveniles; shows buildings, railroad track, and cut hay in field.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • In Clear Creek Canon

    • View of locomotive no. 8, baggage car, and two passenger cars on the Colorado and Southern Railway in Clear Creek Canyon, west of Denver, Colorado; Clear Creek with rock-strewn shores flows to right of narrow- gauge track; pine trees dot canyon...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Breckenridge, Colo. and the Ten Mile Range, C. & S. Ry

    • Bird's eye view of Breckenridge, Colorado, and Ten Mile Range reached via Colorado and Southern Railway; shows narrow gauge track along lower base of hillside with wooden trestle, railroad depot, wooden frame buildings and residences, churches,...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Argentine Pass and Waldorf Mine, Argentine Central Ry.

    • View of Argentine Central Railway narrow gauge track with push car near timberline, Argentine Pass, Clear Creek County, Colorado. Waldorf Mine distant center; Rocky Mountains with snowfields; man on push car with derby hat.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1906 and 1913]
    • North from summit of McClellan Mtn. on the Argentine Central Ry.

    • Argentine Central Railway engine with Colorado and Southern passenger cars on summit of Mount McClellan, Colorado; shows view north of Rocky Mountains, narrow gauge track winding up to summit, and sightseers in train.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1906 and 1913]
    • Mts. Evans and Rosalie from turminus[sic] of the Argentine Central Ry.

    • Argentine Central Railway engine number four with two passenger cars facing east at end of narrow gauge track; Colorado; group of sightseers about to enter Ice Palace in old mine; Mount Evans and Mount Rosalie, distant background; Rocky Mountains...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1906 and 1913]
    • Snowy Range from Sunrise Peak

    • View towards Snowy Range of Rocky Mountains from Sunrise Peak near Silver Plume, Colorado; clouds top the peaks.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1899 and 1910]
    • Republican Mtn. from Clear Creek Canon

    • View of 12,393-foot Republican Mountain from wide portion of Clear Creek Canyon, west of Denver, Colorado; shows curve of narrow-gauge track of the Colorado & Southern Railway, Clear Creek (lined with trees and bushes), and snow-covered mountain in...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Tourists at Silver Plume, C. & S. Ry.

    • Picnickers and sightseers at Silver Plume, Colorado, reached via Colorado and Southern Railway. Shows tables and chairs amidst trees; men, women and children fashionably dressed; picnic baskets on tables; a large wooden frame building (picnic...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Cental City Colo.

    • Central City, Colorado's "Little Kingdom Capitol," Gilpin County, from Quartz Hill; shows Gunnel Hill with mill tailings, Colorado and Southern Railroad narrow gauge lines; buildings include railway depot, St. Aloysius Acadamy, St. Mary's Church,...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1920 and 1930]
    • Montezuma Colo

    • View of mining town of Montezuma, Colorado, from hillside above town; pine trees in foreground; Snake River at right; mountain in background.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Golden, Colo.

    • Bird's eye view of Golden, Colorado, looking west to foothills; shows wooden frame residences, out buildings, backyard vegetable gardens, a church, and the edge of Bella Vista (St. Bernard) Hotel center right. Cumulus and cirrus clouds top the...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Pavilion, Silver Plume

    • Enclosed picnic pavilion by Clear Creek, Silver Plume, Colorado.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Hotel Glenisle, Platte Cañon, C. & S. Ry.

    • Hotel Glenisle, Platte Canyon, Colorado, reached via Colorado and Southern Railway; shows wooden split handrail and footbridge leading to exterior view of hotel, and additional cabins in left background. The hotel is a three-story wooden frame...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Shawnee, Platte Cañon, C. & S. Ry.

    • Colorado and Southern Railway station for Shawnee, Colorado, with group of men, women and children standing with luggage between station and passenger cars; shows railroad employees on car platform, engineer looking out train engine window,...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Picnicing at Silverpume [sic] on the C. & S. Ry.

    • Large group of picnickers at Silver Plume, Colorado, reached via the Colorado and Southern Railway; shows tables and chairs amidst pines with large wooden frame building (picnic pavilion) with numerous doors hidden from view by trees in background,...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Georgetown Loop from Argentine Central switchback

    • View of Georgetown Loop, Clear Creek Canyon and distant Georgetown, Colorado, taken from Argentine Central Railway switchback on Pendleton Mountain; shows Colorado and Southern Railway train on high bridge, narrow gauge track, mine dumps, and...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1906 and 1913]
    • Argentine Falls on the Argentine Central Ry.

    • Argentine Falls (possibly Leavenworth Creek or South Clear Creek), Colorado; view of waterfall cascading along Argentine Central Railway, water tower at Sidney mine, half way to Waldorf, and rock- supported embankment.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1906 and 1913]

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