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Album caption and index card: Gold mining in Borens Gluch. La Plata County, Colorado. 1875. Descriptive Catalog of the Photographs of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories, W. H. Jackson, Photographer, Second Edition, Illustrated, 1875 Series, page 78, No.272: Gold-mining in Boren's Gulch. Note: 02/07/2017 - verfied with NARA Still Picture Branch that this photograph's orientation is correct.
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Album caption and index card: View to the southeast looking across the Animas Canyon, near its mouth. Durango quadrangle. La Plata County, Colorado. October 30, 1897.
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Album caption: Red Mesa quadrangle, Colorado. Camp at Red Mesa post office. Picture by R.W. Berry, topographer. 1911. Handwritten notes on album caption: La Plata County Index card: Geological Survey camp at Red Mesa. La Plata County, Colorado. 1911.
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Album caption: Ignacio quadrangle, Colo. East slope valley of Vallecito River, at about 8000 feet opposite Fish Hatchery, looking north of west across valley. Beyond great fault is seen steeply upturned Ouray limestone, on granite. Panoramic with 926. W. Cross. July 30, 1909. Ex. 1/4 sec. Stop 64. Light, bright (Sun). Handwritten notes on album caption: La Plata Co. Index card: East slope of valley of Vallecito River. La P lata County, Colorado. 1909. 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: Ignacio quadrangle, Colo. East slope valley of Vallecito River at about 8000 feet elevation, opposite Fish Hatchery, Looking west. Looking west across valley at the granite slopes of west Mountain:along east base runs great fault. Hermosa Carboniferous near Stream. Panoramic with 926. W. Cross, July 30, 1909. Ex. 1/4 sec. Stop 64, Light, bright (sun). Handwritten notes on album caption: La Plata Co. Inidex card: Panorama with 961. 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. Panorama with ccw00961.
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Album caption: Looking west across the La Plata from below Hesperus. To show terraces. La Plata quadrangle, La Plata County, Colorado. 1897. Note: Panorama with photograph number ccw00302. (Photo by Spencer). Handwritten note on album caption: See mounted photo in file.
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Album caption: Just above "McCormick's Ranch" in the Animas Valley. The plateau is to the southeast. 2 p.m., exposure 1/25, F8. La Plata County, Colorado. October 20, 1901. Index card: Animas valley and plateaus to southwest. La Plata County, Colorado 1901.
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View south from the Sierra La Plata. The La Plata Mountains are a group by themselves, some distance to the south of the San Juan Peaks, and are coming into general notice from the great mineral wealth contained within them. Out view is from a point on the west bank of the Rio La Plata, and some 3,000 feet above it. The stream can be seen in the dim distance, meandering away to the plain of the San Juan River. The horizon extends over into New Mexico. La Plata County, Colorado. 1874.
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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: Florida River near s line of map. Looking up the Florida River. 2:30 pm, exposure 1.7, F64. La Plata County, Colorado. October 22, 1901. Index card: Florida River near south line of Durango quadrangle. La Plata County, Colorado. 1901.
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Album caption: Looking north up the west side of the Animas Valley from point about 2 miles NW of Rockwood. Near point of photo no. 328. Engineer Mountain quadrangle, La Plata County, Colorado. October 31, 1897. Index card: Animas Valley, 2 miles northwest of Rockwood. La Plata County, Colorado. 1897. 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: Among the upper Cretaceous Hills northwest of Durango. Durango quadrangle. (C.W. Purington, 1896.) No index card.
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Album caption: View from the summit of Sultan Mountain. La Plata County, Colorado. 1875. Revised album caption with handwritten notes: View from near the summit of King Solomon Mountain, La Plata County, Colorado. July 13, 1875. No index card.
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Album caption: Engineer Mountain quadrangle, Colo. From top of Hermosa cliffs south of gap of Elbert Creek. Looking southeasterly showing Ignacio reservoir and canyon of the Animas beyond it. Cross 1908. (Wide angle lens, stop 64, ex. 3/4 sec., yellow screen). Handwritten notes on album caption: La Plata Co. Index card: Ignacio reservoir and Animas River Valley. La Plata County, Colorado. 1908. 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: Looking up the Animas Valley from NW of Rockwood. Same point of view as photo no. 330, wide angle lens. Engineer Mountain quadrangle, La Plata County, Colorado. October 31, 1897. Index card: Limestone ledge, Animas Valley, NW of Rockwood, Engineer Mountain quadrangle. La Plata County, Colorado. 1897.
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Album caption: Red Mesa quadrangle, Colorado; South end Thompsons Park. Picture by R.W. Berry, topographer, 1911. Handwritten notes on album caption: La Plata County Index card: South end of Thompsons Park. La Plata County, Colorado. 1911.


map background search result map search result map View from near the summit of King Solomon Mountain.  La Plata County, Colorado. 1875. Panorama from the summit of La Plata Mountain. La Plata and Montezuma Counties, Colorado. 1873. View south from the Sierra La Plata. The La Plata Mountains are a group by themselves, some distance to the south of the San Juan Peaks, and are coming into general notice from the great mineral wealth contained within them. La Plata County, Colorado. 1874. Boren's cabin, the home of the hermit-like miner, who, though living alone, differs from the hermit inbeing very glad to see visitors. La Plata Mountains. La Plata County, Colorado. 1875. Gold mining, Borens Gulch, La Plata County, Colorado. 1875. Borens Cascade, La Plata Mountains. La Plata County, Colorado. 1875. Head of Borens Gulch, La Plata Mountains. La Plata County, Colorado. 1875. Among the upper Cretaceous hills northwest of Durango. La Plata County, Colorado. 1896. Post office and U.S. Geological Survey camp at Red Mesa, La Plata County, Colorado. 1911. South end of Thompson's Park, La Plata County, Colorado. 1911. Looking across the Animas Canyon. La Plata County, Colorado. 1897. Looking up the Animas Valley. La Plata County, Colorado. 1897. Looking up the Florida River. La Plata County, Colorado. 1901. Animas Valley. La Plata County, Colorado. 1901. Looking north up the west side of the Animas Valley. La Plata County, Colorado. 1897. Ignacio reservoir and Animas River Valley. La Plata County, Colorado. 1908. East slope of valley of Vallecito River. La Plata County, Colorado. 1909. East slope valley of Vallecito River. La Plata County, Colorado. 1909. From east slope of valley of Vallecito River. La Plata County, Colorado. 1909. Looking west across the La Plata from below Hesperus.  La Plata County, Colorado. 1897. Borens Cascade, La Plata Mountains. La Plata County, Colorado. 1875. Head of Borens Gulch, La Plata Mountains. La Plata County, Colorado. 1875. Among the upper Cretaceous hills northwest of Durango. La Plata County, Colorado. 1896. Post office and U.S. Geological Survey camp at Red Mesa, La Plata County, Colorado. 1911. South end of Thompson's Park, La Plata County, Colorado. 1911. Looking across the Animas Canyon. La Plata County, Colorado. 1897. Looking up the Animas Valley. La Plata County, Colorado. 1897. Looking up the Florida River. La Plata County, Colorado. 1901. Animas Valley. La Plata County, Colorado. 1901. Looking north up the west side of the Animas Valley. La Plata County, Colorado. 1897. Ignacio reservoir and Animas River Valley. La Plata County, Colorado. 1908. East slope of valley of Vallecito River. La Plata County, Colorado. 1909. East slope valley of Vallecito River. La Plata County, Colorado. 1909. From east slope of valley of Vallecito River. La Plata County, Colorado. 1909. Looking west across the La Plata from below Hesperus.  La Plata County, Colorado. 1897. View from near the summit of King Solomon Mountain.  La Plata County, Colorado. 1875. View south from the Sierra La Plata. The La Plata Mountains are a group by themselves, some distance to the south of the San Juan Peaks, and are coming into general notice from the great mineral wealth contained within them. La Plata County, Colorado. 1874. Boren's cabin, the home of the hermit-like miner, who, though living alone, differs from the hermit inbeing very glad to see visitors. La Plata Mountains. La Plata County, Colorado. 1875. Gold mining, Borens Gulch, La Plata County, Colorado. 1875. Panorama from the summit of La Plata Mountain. La Plata and Montezuma Counties, Colorado. 1873.