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A letter from Mrs. Winifred Ginther to Mrs. Edna (Edward) Michael. The Michaels owned and operated a feed mill and livery in Eagle until the business was sold in 1920. This letter, dated 1926, shows the Michaels in Englewood, Colorado, and keeping in touch with Eagle County friends. Mrs. Ginther describes the hardships of finding work, lack of new buildings developing in Eagle, and sad news of other friends' death and troubles. Mrs. Ginther describes...
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Elmer J. Bindley, known as Jack, came to Colorado in July of 1910 and entered into the barber trade in Eagle. This business, the Silver Eagle Barber and Beauty Shop, continued until his death in 1959. Jack had ran the shop in partnership with his son, ira, who took over upon his father's death until his own retirement in 1986. This is much more than an envelope and advertises the town of Eagle in general. There are local photographs of ranches...
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Elmer J. Bindley, known as Jack, came to Colorado in July of 1910 and entered into the barber trade in Eagle. This business, the Silver Eagle Barber and Beauty Shop, continued until his death in 1959. Jack had ran the shop in partnership with his son, ira, who took over upon his father's death until his own retirement in 1986. This is much more than an envelope and advertises the town of Eagle in general. There are local photographs of ranches...
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A postcard with a photograph of Shoshone Falls Power Plant located in Glenwood Canyon near the Hanging Lake tunnels. The power plant is still in operation; the best view is from I-70 westbound. Alda wrote a message to her mother while visiting in Glenwood Springs on the back postmarked August 24, 1915: " Dear mother, got here about 1:30. We tried to get you from Eagle but the --- was out. Mrs. Collins isn't here yet. I met Helen Shyrack on the street....
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A postcard depicting the Ouray Toll Road. The postcard was sent by Dolly Webb to her husband, Walter on November 20, 1919.
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A postcard print of Eagle, possibly taken around 1929. Highway 6 traverses the photograph at center alongside railroad tracks.
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A postcard of an autumn scene near Abrams Mountain. The postcard was sent to Alda (Borah) Farnsworth from Augusta Martin. The postmark is dated August 31, 1987, from Brighton, Colorado.
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A postcard of the Grand River (now the Colorado River) in the Grand River Canyon (now Glenwood Canyon). The first tunnel of the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad in Glenwood Canyon is visible on the left.
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A postcard of First Street in Gypsum, looking south. Stremme's Store and Post Office is visible on the left. The Gypsum Hotel is on the right. Further down on the right side of the street, the Travelers' Hotel is visible. Snow covers the ground. Two men are standing near a wagon in the middle of the street.
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A postcard of an open field near Eagle. Taken in September of 1911.
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A postcard of Hanging Lake. A postmark on the back is dated December 7, 1910, and was sent to Alda Borah from Lois Willson.
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A postcard of Hanging Lake in Glenwood Canyon. A winter scene with frozen waterfalls.
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A postcard of Halfmoon Gulch, located near Leadville. This postcard was published by the Davis Drug Company of Leadville.
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A birthday postcard sent to Alda Borah from Jennie Kilgore. The postmark is dated December 2, 1914, from Gypsum. Alda was staying in Salt Lake City, Utah at the time with some relatives.
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A birthday postcard sent to Alda Borah from Hilda Lundgren. The postmark is dated December 2, 1914, from Gypsum. Alda was staying in Salt Lake City, Utah at the time with some relatives.
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A birthday postcard sent to Alda Borah from Lola Tracy. The postmark is dated December 4, 1914, from Gypsum. Alda was staying in Salt Lake City, Utah at the time with some relatives.
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Four burros pictured near a log cabin in Colorado. The caption reads, "Burro, Sometimes called 'Rocky Mountain Canary'."
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A postcard showing a double tunnel in the Eagle River Canyon. Buildings from Gilman are visible on the cliffs above the canyon.
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A postcard of Evergreen Lake, located near Leadville. A small footbridge is visible on the left.
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A postcard greeting from Edwards. This postcard was sent to Alda Borah from Faye B. Burnison. The postmark is dated August 18, 1910, from Edwards.