SUMMIT COUNTY, COLORADO RAILROAD PHOTOGRAPHS

OTTO WESTERMAN, Photographer

 

South Park Line Engine 156 Breckenridge Westerman b

Boudoir card: Engine 156 in South Park Line train yard, Breckenridge, Colorado. Photo by Otto Westerman.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Price: $575.00  (Reserved)

 

 

 

Photographed at Breckenridge during the 1890’s, Denver, Leadville & Gunnison #156 with a 3-car passenger train.

 

South Park Line Engine 67 Rocky Point Westerman b

Boudoir card: four mile from Breckenridge, Rocky Point along the Colorado & Southern.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Price: $425.00

(Reserved)

 

 

Two engines: second is #67; and, first is #63.  Rocky Point cut on Boreas Pass, between Breckenridge and Como.

 

 

Illinois Park Westerman b

Boudoir card: Illinois Park, showing Denver, Leadville & Gunnison loop and snow sheds. Westerman photo.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Price: $350.00

(Reserved)

 

 

Photograph circa 1895, when the South Park Line was known as the Denver, Leadville & Gunnison Railroad.

 

 

Train wreck near Breckenridge Westerman b

Cabinet card: South Park Line train wreck above Breckenridge.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Price: $350.00

 

 

 

 

Train wreck not identified, but possibly on the loop known as the “Whip Lash,” circa 1898.

 

 

Flood of 1900 C&S Westerman b

Cabinet card: Goose Creek Dam flood, May 1900, photograph by O. Westerman.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Price: $295.00

 

 

 

 

Photograph identification written in pencil on back with Westerman imprint.  Flood could be along Platte Canon, Clear Creek or Turkey Canon.  Most likely Clear Creek Canon.

 

 

The Whip Lash from Nigger Hill Westerman b

Cabinet card: unidentified photographer, but in Westerman format; “The Whip Lash” from Nigger Hill, near Breckenridge.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Price: $250.00

 

 

 

 

A popular photographic scene in Summit County.  Alex Martin took a very similar image (see below).

 

 

The Whip Lash from Nigger Hill Martin b

Cabinet card: Alex Martin #1838, The Whip Lash from Nigger Hill near Breckenridge.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Price: $295.00

 

 

 

 

This photograph of the South Park Line was published by Alex Martin when he had a studio in Denver, Colorado, circa 1888 – 1890.

 

 

Illinois from Nigger Hill Martin b

Cabinet card: Illi.nois Park and Nigger Hill near Breckenridge, Alex Martin #1837, circa 1885

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Price: $295.00

 

 

 

 

Loop of the South Park Line, Summit County, near Breckenridge.

And, of course, yet another of the “Whip Lash” ….

 

 

Whip Lash Nigger Hill Martin 1840 published Davis b

Cabinet card: The Whip Lash from Nigger Hill, near Breckenridge, taken by Alex Martin, #1840, yet published by Robert M. Davis, Denver, Colo. “Platte Canon, South Park and Alpine Pass, Colo.”

 

 

Price: $250.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Original photographs are for sale.  Please inquire: mtgothictomes221@gmail.com

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