DENVER, LEADVILLE & GUNNISON RAILROAD, Engine 197, at the Palisades, above Pitkin, Gunnison County, Colorado, 1896 – 1897

Denver Leadville & Gunnison Palisades Engine 197 b

Oversized cabinet card photo: Denver, Leadville & Gunnison Railroad, drawn by Engine 197, stopped at the Palisades. Unidentified photographer.


















Photograph dimensions: 8 inches by 6 inches.

Mount dimensions: 8-1/2 inches by 6-1/2 inches

Imprint on back of mount: “Rob’t Brimer, Newsdealer, Pitkin, Colo.”

Photograph slightly lightened, yet still exhibits strong contrasts, tones and details.








Pitkin street scene 2

Boudoir-card photograph: No. 215, Pitkin. Photographer not identified. Late 1880s















Near fine condition.  Strong tones and contrasts.  Highly detailed, with several storefronts easily identifiable, such as the Miners’ Restaurant, a bakery, and a livery.







Pitkin bird's-eye, Erdlen 2

Boudoir-card photograph: #49, Pitkin. Photographed by C. W. Erdlen, Buena Vista, Colorado. “Colorado Views, along the Union Pacific Railway.” Late 1880s.















Near fine condition.  Tones and contrasts somewhat lightened, yet still very good detail.

Price: $495.00




Pitkin school, Drenkel 2

Boudoir-card photograph: Pitkin School, by D. R. Drenkel, mid-1880s. Drenkel was more often noted as an Aspen photographer; however, perhaps his gallery was located in Pitkin at this time.

















Near fine condition.  Lightened tones and contrasts.

Price: $600.00




M. BRUMFIELD, picture gallery located in Pitkin, Colorado.

Silver Islet Mine Pitkin Brumfield 2

Boudoir-card photograph: Silver Islet Mine, above Pitkin, early 1880s. Photographed by M. Brumfield, gallery located in Pitkin, Colorado.















Near fine condition.  Slightly lightened tones and contrasts.

Price: $895.00




M Brumfield emblem 2

Business emblem of photographer M. Brumfield, gallery in Town of Pitkin, Colorado in the early 1880s.





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