SCARCE PHOTOGRAPH OF COLORADO RIVER FERRY CROSSING, near Glenwood Springs, Colorado
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.
Boudoir-card sized. Near fine condition.
Image a shade light.
Photographer: A. W. Dennis
COLORADO HOTEL, Glenwood Springs, Garfield County, Colorado
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.