DENVER, SOUTH PARK & PACIFIC RAILWAY ANTIQUE PHOTOGRAPHS

THE PALISADES, Altitude 11,000 feet.  Alpine Pass, D. & S.P. R.R. (Denver, South Park & Pacific Railroad), circa 1881.

 

 

Stereopticon view: Engine 51, D. S.P. & P. R.R., on the Palisades, near the Alpine Tunnel, circa 1881.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On the Denver, South Park & Pacific Railroad route above the Town of Pitkin, Gunnison County, Colorado.  Original photograph by George E. Mellen.  Excellent condition.  Dramatic details.

Price: $1,500.00

 

 

Back of mount of above stereopticon view.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ALPINE PASS, D. & S.P. R.R. (Denver, South Park & Pacific Railroad)

Stereopticon view: Denver, South Park & Pacific Railroad on west side of the Alpine Tunnel, Alpine Pass, Gunnison County, Colorado. Frank Dean photograph, circa 1882.

 

 

 

 

 

Excellent and scarce original Frank Dean image of D., S.P. & P. R.R. on the west side of Alpine Pass, circa 1882.  Detail is strong; however, image is a touch lightened.  Mount and photographs are in near fine condition.

 

Back of original mount of above-exhibited stereo view. Frank Dean emblem visible in the upper right-hand corner.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 SOLD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ENGINE 109

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Boudoir card photograph: Engine 109 of the Denver, South Park & Pacific Railway, circa 1882, outside Morrison or Bailey, Colorado.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Souvenir View Co., H. G. Glore, Manager.  “Views of all description, in all the latest styles.”  Branch Office: Emerald Avenue, Highlands, Denver, Colorado.  Circa 1882.

Photograph has strong tones and contrasts, resulting in near fine details.

Mount: very good plus condition; two corners lightly worn.

SOLD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VIEW ON UNION PACIFIC RAILWAY, between St. Elmo and Alpine Tunnel, April 1890

 

Group of 20 original cabinet card photographs by William Henry Jackson for the Union Pacific Railway, operator of the South Park Line in 1890.

 

Rear view of Rotary on its Way to Victory April 18, 1890 WHJ b

Cabinet card: from a series for the Union Pacific, owners of the South Park Line in 1890, by William Henry Jackson.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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[19 more photographic images to be listed September or October 2016]

 

 

 

 

 

 

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