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Album Caption: Ridge between Virginius and Marshall Basins; from the bench on trail near Stony Mountain. Shows very clearly the rhyolitic series above the San Juan tuff, with the thin andesite sheet between. Telluride quadrangle, Ouray County, Colorado. 1895. Published in U.S. Geological Survey Folio 57, figure 6. 1899.
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Album Caption: Looking down the Rio Grande Valley from north edge of the Weminuche Meadows. Shows Finger Mesa and Bristol Head in background. Weminuche quadrangle, Hinsdale County, Colorado. October 1899. Published in U.S.Geological Survey Professional paper 258, Frontispiece. 1956.
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Album Caption: Cliffs of Potosi Latite on the east side of Blue Creek on the northern border of Lake City quadrangle. Landslide debris forms the knoll on the west below the cliffs. The general relations of these cliffs are seen in ccw00868. Lake City quadrangle, Gunnison County, Colorado. 1906. (Color screen, 14-inch lens, stop 32, exposure 1/4 second). Published in U.S.Geological Survey Professional paper 258, figure 20. 1956.
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Album Caption: Pigeon Peak, and the adjacent needles from the point 12,750 feet plus with remains of Cambrian quartzite resting on schists, south side of Needle Gulch. Shows the detailed sculturing of granite forming the needles. 19-1/4 inch lens. Needle Mountains quadrangle, La Plata County, Colorado. July 15, 1901. Published in Geological Survey Folio 131, figure 4. 1905.
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Album Caption: Post-glacial canyon of Henson Creek, looking downward from point on north side about 1-1/4 miles above Lake City. Above the cliffs of the canyon is glacial bench covered with gravels; rock of the canyon is Eureka rhyolite-flow-breccia. Lake City quadrangle, Hinsdale County, Colorado. September 23 1905. Published in. U. S. Geological Survey Bulletin 478, Plate 4-B. 1911.
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Album Caption: From ridge running southeast from White Mountain, looking northeast toward Dallas Peak and ridge between forks of Eder Creek. Shows pinnacles of San Juan tuffs on nearest cliff, and rhyolitic series of Dallas Peak. (Taken at sundown) Telluride quadrangle, Colorado. 1895. Published in U.S. Geological Survey Folio 57, figure 3. 1899.
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Album Caption: View looking southwest from a point in the saddle at the extreme head of the west fork of the Florida River. In hte foreground granite; in the middle ground, Lime Mesa with glacial lake on its eastern side; on the right the Valley of Canyon Creek. Needle Mountains quadrangle, La Plata County, Colorado. July 15, 1901. Published in U.S. Geological Survey Folio 131, figure 2. 1905 Panorama with ccw00497.
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Album Caption: "Talus glacier" in basin east of Silver Basin. Shows upper surface and relations to cliff talus. Silverton quadrangle, Ouray County, Colorado. 1899. Photo by Spencer and Howe. Published in U.S. Geological Survey Professional paper 67, Plate 10-A. 1909.
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Album Caption: Looking up Animas Valley from Carson Creek, east of mouth of Animas Canyon. Shows the granite floor of the eastern side of the valley, and the Carboniferous scarp on the west. Durango quadrangle, La Plata County, Colorado. November 1897. Photo by A.C. Spencer. Published in U.S. Geological Survey Folio 171, figure 14. 1909.
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Album Caption: Quarry in rhyolite "Security" ("Geyser") mine. Silver Cliff, Rosita Hills district, Custer County, Colorado. 1888.
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Album Caption: View in Imogene Basin. Talus or "slide glacier" between old and new workings of the campbird mine. Silverton quadrangle, Ouray County, Colorado. 1899. Published in U.S. Geological Survey Professional paper 67, Plate 13-B. 1909.
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Album Caption: Diorite plug in Cretaceous shales, forks of Deep Creek; see from south side of east fork of creek. The hardened shales near contact shown on left. Telluride, Colorado. 1895. Published in U.S. Geological Survey Folio 57, figure 4. 1899.
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Album caption: Ignacio quadrangle, Colo. From east slope valley of Vallecito River. At about 8000 feet elevation, looking north of west across valley. To show upturned Ouray limestone on granite, west side great north-south fault of west side Vallecito. Grante Cliffs of West Mountain. Same view as center part of No. 926. W. Cross, July 30, 1909. Ex. 1/4 sec. Stop 64, Light, bright (Sun). 14-inch lens. Handwritten notes on album caption: La Plata Co. No index card. Note: Cross, C.W. photographs 45 through 1228 were transferred to National Archives and Records Administration on or about November 1, 1995. This duplicate album(s) is part of the permanent collection of the U.S. Geological Survey Library.
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Album Caption: Southwest head of bedrock gulch. Ravine is brecciated and iron-stained porphyry. From trail. La Plata quadrangle, La Plata County, Colorado. 1896. Published in U.S. Geological Survey Folio 60, figure 6. 1899.
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Album Caption: From bench on the southeast side of the Animas Valley, just below Maggie Gulch, looking across the Animas at the torrential fan at the mouth of Ottoe Gulch. Silverton quadrangle, San Juan County, Colorado. September 28, 1901. Published in U.S. Geological Survey Professional paper 166, Plate 32-B. 1932.
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Plate Caption: Hornblende schist split into slabs by Twilight granite, Little Cascade Creek. La Plata County, Colorado. 1909. Published in U.S. Geological Survey Folio 171, figure 11. 1909.
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Up the La Plata valley from the entrance to the mountains, this view show the u-shaped valley of the La Plata. To the left of the center are Babcock and Spiller Peaks, where a stock of monzonite causes the more rugged forms. La Plata County, Colorado 1896. Published in U.S. Geological Survey Folio 60, figure 8. 1899.
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Album Caption: Mountains north of the San Miguel River; from pt. 9,700' on ridge east of Mill Creek, looking northwest. White Mountain in the center. Shows the cliff formed by the Telluride conglomerate and the San Juan volcanic series above. Telluride quadrangle. Colorado. 1895. Published in U.S.Geological Survey Professional paper 258, figure 10. 1956. Published in U.S.Geological Survey Folio 57, figure 1. 1899.
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Album Caption: Lake City, from trail to Crystal Lake. Beyond the town rises Round Mountain timbered, and Red Mountain bare. Lake City quadrangle, Hinsdale County, Colorado. 1908. Published in U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 478, Plate 2-A. 1911.
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Album Caption: From bench at 11,500 feet north of Full Moon Gulch, looking down valley of Red Creek. Cliffs of San Juan tuff on left. Silverton quadrangle, Ouray County, Colorado. September 11, 1900. Published in U.S. Geological Survey. Professional paper 67, Plate 1. 1909.


map background search result map search result map From east slope of valley of Vallecito River. La Plata County, Colorado. 1909. From east slope of valley of Vallecito River. La Plata County, Colorado. 1909.