OURAY, OURAY COUNTY, COLORADO historic photographs 1

 

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Ouray July 4th celebration 1895 b

Town of Ouray, Fourth of July Celebration, circa 1895, main street. Image dimensions: 6-3/4 inches by 4-3/4 inches. Interestingly enough, not a saloon in sight!

Price: $425.00

 

 

 

 

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Boudoir-card photo: Snow Storm, July 3, 1898, Ouray, Colorado.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On back of original mount: “From Beaumont Curio Store, Ouray, Colo., Master Lin Meeker, Prop.”  July 3, 1898.

Very good details, resulting from near strong contrasts and tones.

Condition of photograph and mount: very good plus to near fine.

Price: $450.00

 

 

 

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Boudoir card photo: Bear Creek Falls and Toll Gate, photographed by Tracht & Glew, circa 1901.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bear Creek Falls and Toll Gate, along the Otto Mears toll road between Ouray and Silverton, Colorado.

Original photograph taken by William Henry Jackson.  This appears to be a “pirated” albumen image by Tracht & Glew, Scenic Photographers, Outside Groups and Burro Parties A Specialty.  Ruxton Avenue, Manitou, Colo.

Deep tones and contrasts and vibrant detail.

Both photograph and mount in fine condition.

Price: $350.00

 

 

 

 

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Boudoir-card-sized photo: River Side Tunnel, Ouray Toll Road, Ouray, Colo. Moore Photo #82.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deep tones and contrasts on this original G. W. Moore photograph, resulting in excellent detail.

Tunnel through snow slide — covering toll road — was 400 feet in length and 40 feet high.  Circa 1888.

On back of original mount: “G. W. Stong & Co., Jewelers, Ouray, Colo.  Rocky Mountain Views.  Souvenir Spoons and Mineral Specimens.”  Mount condition: near fine.

Photograph in near fine condition.

Price: $495.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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