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Album caption: Great memorial valley on the Arkansas at the mouth of the La Plata. Colorado. No date. Descriptive Catalog of the Photographs of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories, W. H. Jackson, Photographer, Second Edition, Illustrated, 1873 Series, page 58, No. 91, "Moraines on La Plata Creek. A grand display of great glacial power. Upon either side of the creek are two lateral moraines a half mile apart, three miles in length, and averaging 500 feet in height, as regular as if plowed up by Titans. The granite walls of the canyon above are ground and polished so smoothly as to glisten in the sunlight. Ages past a glacier filled this canyon five hundred to eight hundred feet in depth, and...
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Album caption and index card: View of the Colorado or Front Range from near Gold Hill, as seen from Bald Mountain, about 3 miles west from the Ward mining district, embracing a view from Long's Peak on the north, to near Arapahoe on the south. In the foreground is one of the little snow-fed lakes, so numerous throughout the mountains, and forming a pleasant variety to the monotony of numberless snow-white peaks. Although this view was made late in June, it will be seen that the hillsides are heavily draped in a mantle of snow, lying very deep through all the forest. The difficulty of reaching even this altitude was very great, requiring most laborious plunging through the thick timber and deep drifts. At the extreme...
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Album caption and index card: View west from the summit of Mount Lincoln. The foreground is the continuation from Bross to Lincoln. At the right are the buildings highest mine in the United States. In the distance is the Sawatch Range, lying west of the Arkansas. The prominent peaks in the range are Grand, Elbert, La Plata, and Harvard, the highest mountains in the whole Rocky Mountain chain. Lake, Park, and Summit Counties, Colorado. 1873.
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Album caption and index card: Front range of the Rocky Mountains from near Gray's and Torrey's Peaks. This view is very nearly due north, looking down on the spur of Mount McClellan, and directly opposite from Gray's Peak. Beyond is James Peak, and the range about it. Along the horizon is Long's Peak, and the range running west from it, forming the boundary between North and Middle Parks. Clear Creek, Grand and Boulder Counties, Colorado. 1873. (Panorama with nos. 1310-1311; jwh01310-jwh01311; 1313 - 1315; jwh01313, jwh01314, jwh01315).
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Album caption and index card: Long's Peak from lower end of Estes Park. Rocky Mountain National Park. Boulder and Larimer Counties, Colorado. 1873. Descriptive Catalog of the Photographs of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories, W. H. Jackson, Photographer, Second Edition, Illustrated, 1873 Series, page 62, nos. 4, 5: LONG'S PEAK, from lower end of Estes Park.
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Album caption and index card: James Peak and the range northward, showing a deep, snow-filled valley and numerous lakes. Leading up to the right is the trail from the South Boulder, over to Middle Park. This is known as James Pass. Grand and Clear Creek Counties, Colorado. 1873.
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Album caption and index card: The Sawatch Range, looking nearly north to Tennessee Pass, at the extreme right, the Mount of the Holy Cross, and at the left Grand or Massive Mountains, whose height is 14,368 feet. Tennessee Pass is 10,418 feet above sea-level. Park, Lake and Eagle Counties, Colorado. 1873.
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Album caption and index card: Panorama from summit of Mount Lincoln. On the right is Hoosier Pass. Park County, Colorado. 1873. (Panorama with photo nos. 366, 368 - 369, 371). Handwritten notes on album caption: See also photo no. 1353 (jwh01353). Descriptive Catalog of the Photographs of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories, W. H. Jackson, Photographer, Second Edition, Illustrated, 1873 Series, pages 56-57, nos. 79-84: A PANORAMA IN SIX SECTIONS FROM THE SUMMIT OF MOUNT LINCOLN, situated upon the western extreme of South Park, slightly detached from the main range or the "divide," which here turns abruptly to the west, to Tennessee Pass, and its junction with the Sawatch range. Its elevation,...
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Album caption and index card: Panorama from near the Mount of the Holy Cross. Eagle County, Colorado. 1873. Descriptive Catalog of the Photographs of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories, W. H. Jackson, Photographer, Second Edition, Illustrated, 1873 Series, page 64, Nos. 61-64: Panorama from near the Mount of the Holy Cross.
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Album caption and index card: Head of Mosquito Gulch, lying next south to Buckskin Gulch, from a high point looking down into the amphitheatrer, and up to the crest of the divide which separates the waters of the Platte and the Arkansas Rivers. To the left of the mountain butte, in the center, is Mosquito Pass, a trail only, leading over to Oro City and California Gulch. The elevation of the summit of the pass is 12,200 feet. Park County, Colorado. 1873. Similar to W.H. Jackson photograph number 1358, jwh01358. Descriptive Catalog of the Photographs of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories, W. H. Jackson, Photographer, Second Edition, Illustrated, 1873 Series, page 62, No. 16 caption, "Head of...
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Album caption and index card: Rendezvous camp on Clear Creek, 4 miles northwest from Denver, a delightful spot, in the midst of a grove of cottonwoods, with great wide-spreading arms, resembling the eastern elm. The view is made in early spring, before the trees put forth their leaves. In this camp the members of the Survey collected to organize and equip for the season's campaign. Jefferson County, Colorado. 1873. Similar to W.H. Jackson photograph number 360, jwh00360, and W.H. Jackson photograph number 1345. Descriptive Catalog of the Photographs of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories, W. H. Jackson, Photographer, Second Edition, Illustrated, 1873 Series, page 62, Nos. 1-3 caption, "Rendezvous...
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Album caption and index card: View of some of the highest and most conspicuous of the singular sandstone peaks which surround the centerof the range. Chief among them is Castle Peak, from the weird towers, by which its central pyramid is flanked on either side. It is a bright, rich red, distinctly banded by its stratification, and rising up in sharp blade-like crests to the summit. Its elevation is 14,106 feet. This side of Castle Peak there are two lesser pyramids, very characteristic of the system. Away in extreme distance the broad summit of Grizzly and the sharp crest of La Plata are distinctly seen. Pitkin and Chaffee Counties, Colorado. 1873.
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Album caption and index card: Front range of the Rocky Mountains from near Gray's and Torrey's Peaks. View to the east and to the twinpeaks, Evans and Rosalie, which lie almost directly between this point and Denver. They are detached from the main mountain range and stand out from it to the east, and are consequently the most prominent, as seen from Denver. Clear Creek, Park and Summit Counties, Colorado. 1873. (Panorama with nos. 1310 -1312; jwh01310, jwh01311, jwh01312 and 1314 - 1315; jwh01312, jwh01313, and jwh01315)
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Album caption and index card: The Front Range. The Snowy Range west from North Boulder. Among the hills in the distance are the town and famous mine of Caribou. The town of Middle Boulder and the reduction-works are about 4 miles below, in the valley. Beyond the hills the very tip only of Arapaho an be seen. Boulder and Grand Counties, Colorado. 1873. (Photo similar to W.H. Jackson no. 1231, jwh01231)
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Album caption and index card: Front range of the Rocky Mountains from near Gray's and Torrey's Peaks. In this view is a remarkable square-topped mountain, called Table Mountain. Between it and this point is Argentine Pass, over which a trail has been constructed into the valley of the blue, via Snake River. The summit of the pass is about 13,100 feet above the sea. Clear Creek and Summit Counties, Colorado. 1873. Photo same as no. 1235; jwh01235) (Panorama with nos. 1310-1313; jwh01310, jwh01311, jwh01312, jwh01313; 1315; and jwh01315)
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Album caption and index card: Roches Moutonnées, near foot of the Mount of the Holy Cross, looking up the valley. Eagle County, Colorado. 1873. Descriptive Catalog of the Photographs of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories, W. H. Jackson, Photographer, Second Edition, Illustrated, 1873 Series, page 64, Nos. 57, 58: Roches Moutonnées, near foot of the Mount of the Holy Cross, looking up and the other down the valley.


map background search result map search result map Long's Peak and Lily Lake. Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado. 1873. Crested Hot Springs. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. circa 1883. Rendezvous camp on Clear Creek. Jefferson County, Colorado. 1873. Panorama from summit of Mount Lincoln with Hoosier Pass to the right. Park and Summit Counties, Colorado. 1873. Roches Moutonnées, near foot of the Mount of the Holy Cross, looking up the valley. Eagle County, Colorado. 1873. Panorama from near the Mount of the Holy Cross. Eagle County, Colorado. 1873. Longs Peak, viewed from the lower end of Estes Park. Rocky Mountain National Park, Boulder and Larimer Counties, Colorado.1873. View of the Front Range from near Gold Hill, as seen from Bald Mountain. Boulder County, Colorado. 1873. View west from the summit of Mount Lincoln. The foreground is the continuation from Bross to Lincoln. Lake, Park, and Summit Counties, Colorado. 1873. James Peak and the range northward, showing a deep, snow-filled valley and numerous lakes. Grand and Clear Creek Counties, Colorado. 1873. Front range of the Rocky Mountains from near Gray's and Torrey's Peaks. Clear Creek, Grand, and Boulder Counties, Colorado. 1873. Front range of the Rocky Mountains from near Gray's and Torrey's Peaks. Clear Creek, Park, and Summit Counties, Colorado. 1873. Front range of the Rocky Mountains from near Gray's and Torrey's Peaks. Clear Creek and Summit Counties, Colorado. 1873. The Sawatch Range, looking nearly north to Tennessee Pass. Park, Lake, and Eagle Counties, Colorado. 1873. View south and west from the Whitehouse, National Range. Gunnison County, Colorado. 1873. View of some of the highest and most conspicuous of the singular sandstone peaks which surround the center of the range. Pitkin and Chaffee Counties, Colorado. 1873. The Colorado or Front Range from Bald Mountain near Gold Hill. Boulder County, Colorado. 1873. Head of Mosquito Gulch. Park County, Colorado. 1873. The Front Range. Boulder and Grand Counties, Colorado. 1873. View of the Front Range from near Gold Hill, as seen from Bald Mountain. Boulder County, Colorado. 1873. The Colorado or Front Range from Bald Mountain near Gold Hill. Boulder County, Colorado. 1873. Rendezvous camp on Clear Creek. Jefferson County, Colorado. 1873. Roches Moutonnées, near foot of the Mount of the Holy Cross, looking up the valley. Eagle County, Colorado. 1873. Panorama from near the Mount of the Holy Cross. Eagle County, Colorado. 1873. Front range of the Rocky Mountains from near Gray's and Torrey's Peaks. Clear Creek and Summit Counties, Colorado. 1873. James Peak and the range northward, showing a deep, snow-filled valley and numerous lakes. Grand and Clear Creek Counties, Colorado. 1873. The Front Range. Boulder and Grand Counties, Colorado. 1873. Crested Hot Springs. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. circa 1883. Long's Peak and Lily Lake. Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado. 1873. Longs Peak, viewed from the lower end of Estes Park. Rocky Mountain National Park, Boulder and Larimer Counties, Colorado.1873. Panorama from summit of Mount Lincoln with Hoosier Pass to the right. Park and Summit Counties, Colorado. 1873. View west from the summit of Mount Lincoln. The foreground is the continuation from Bross to Lincoln. Lake, Park, and Summit Counties, Colorado. 1873. Front range of the Rocky Mountains from near Gray's and Torrey's Peaks. Clear Creek, Park, and Summit Counties, Colorado. 1873. Front range of the Rocky Mountains from near Gray's and Torrey's Peaks. Clear Creek, Grand, and Boulder Counties, Colorado. 1873. View of some of the highest and most conspicuous of the singular sandstone peaks which surround the center of the range. Pitkin and Chaffee Counties, Colorado. 1873. View south and west from the Whitehouse, National Range. Gunnison County, Colorado. 1873. The Sawatch Range, looking nearly north to Tennessee Pass. Park, Lake, and Eagle Counties, Colorado. 1873. Head of Mosquito Gulch. Park County, Colorado. 1873.