Tall pine trees and shrubs stand along a creek in the foreground of a view looking toward Gray's and Torrey's Peaks in the distance on the border of Clear Creek and Summit Counties in Colorado. Small patches of snow remain on the distant peaks.
Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Summit County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Mountains--Colorado--1940-1950.; Pines--Colorado--1940-1950.; Shrubs--Colorado--1940-1950.; Streams--Colorado--1940-1950.
A creek runs through the foreground at the edge of a forest of tall pine trees in this view looking toward Torreys and Grays Peaks on the border of Summit and Clear Creek Counties in Colorado. Patches of snow are on the distant peaks.
Saints John, in Summit County, Colorado, consists of frame dwellings and facilities of the Boston Mining Company. The local silver mines were played out by the 1890's, and the town was abandoned. Gray's Peak and Torrey's Peak are in the distance.
Boston Mining Company--1890-1900.; Saints John (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Saints John--1890-1900.
Saints John, in Summit County, Colorado, consists of sagging frame buildings, logs, and a square, masonry smokestack. After it peaked in the 1870's and 1880's, this Boston Mining Company town dwindled in the 1890's. Gray's Peak and Torrey's Peak...
View of Grays Peak, Colorado (elevation 14,270 feet), and Torreys Peak (elevation 14,267 feet) from above timberline; Grays Peak named after Asa Gray of Harvard and Torreys Peak named after John Torrey of Princeton, botanists who climbed together....