GLENWOOD SPRINGS, COLORADO antique photographs

SCARCE PHOTOGRAPH OF COLORADO RIVER FERRY CROSSING, near Glenwood Springs, Colorado

 

 

 

October 1886: Pray’s Ferry, on the Grand (Colorado) River, near Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Photograph by A. W. Dennis.

 

 

 

Original photograph of a rather unusual Colorado scene: a ferry crossing.  This operation, run by Pray & Swindler, was approximately four miles below Glenwood Springs, Colorado, connecting coal mines in South Canon with the Grandstaff & Sweet Ranch.  At the time, the Grandstaff & Sweet Ranch was a significant railroad point.  Ferry crossing opened October 2, 1886.

 

 

A. W. Dennis, photographer, Glenwood Springs, Colorado. 1886

Boudoir-card sized.  Near fine condition.

Image a shade light.

Photographer: A. W. Dennis

Price: $475.00

 

 

 

COLORADO HOTEL, Glenwood Springs, Garfield County, Colorado

 

 

 

 

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Boudoir card image: #291, “The Colorado” from Grand River, Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Rose & Hopkins photograph, 1896 – 1898.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Boudoir card photograph: “The Colorado,” Glenwood, Colo. #289, Rose & Hopkins image, circa 1896 – 1898.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Boudoir card image: “THE COLORADO,” Glenwood Springs, Colorado, #285, photographed by Rose & Hopkins, 1896 – 1898.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Boudoir card image: Hot Spring, Glenwood, #286, Rose & Hopkins photograph, circa 1896 – 1898.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Boudoir card photo: Office of the Colorado, Glenwood, #188, Rose & Hopkins, photographers, circa 1896 – 1898.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Boudoir card image: Grand Stairway, The Colorado, Glenwood, #187, Rose & Hopkins, photographers, 1896 – 1898.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Boudoir card photograph: West Corridor, The Colorado, Glenwood, #184, by Rose & Hopkins, photographs, 1896 – 1898.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Boudoir card image: #198, Dining Room, “The Colorado,” by Rose & Hopkins, photographers, 1896 – 1898.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Boudoir card photo: “Management and Staff of The Colorado,” Glenwood Springs, Colorado, photographed by Rose & Hopkins, 1896 – 1898.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Set of 9 original albumen, boudoir-card-sized photographs of THE COLORADO HOTEL, photographed by Rose & Hopkins, circa 1896 – 1898.  Overall, this set is in very good to near fine condition.  Tones and contrasts vary between each image; however, in general, they are strong and produced significant detail.

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