View of Welty log cabin and springhouse on Broken Box Ranch, future site of Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado; the house has a stone chimney, and smaller buildings are to the sides.
Copy negative with masking on outer edges.; Formerly negative F5768.; Hand-written on back of photoprint: "Cripple Creek-Colorado-1876, Broken Box Ranch, Welty Cabin & Springhouse. This cabin on the future site of Cripple Creek town cost the Womack family $500 and 2 pigs. The springhouse at left was built under damaging circumstances which caused Levi Welty to remark, "This sure is some cripple creek!" Money Mountain, The Story of Cripple Creek Gold by Marshall Sprague. 1st ed. Copyright 1953. no. 39."; Title and date hand-lettered or stamped on original negative.; R7100008114
1 copy photonegative ; 13 x 18 cm. (5 x 7 in.); 1 photoprint ; 13 x 24 cm. (5 1/4 x 9 1/4 in.)
Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Log cabins--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1870-1880.
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Film negatives.; Photographic prints.; Imaged.; Image