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Name Clear Creek Canyon

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Image of 2015.016.001 - Narrative

2015.016.001 - Narrative

"A Vacation in Colorado: July 4, 1941 to August 1, 1941" as written by Harold A. Miner with William Miner. A 47 page narrative about their vacation to Colorado and Golden in 1941.

Image of 1873.a - Postcard

1873.a - Postcard

Unused postcard marked, 5993 - Golden, Colorado, and Entrance to Clear Creek Canon from Castle Rock Mountain Scenic Incline Railway. Denver Mountain Parks. BAck of postcard stamped in red ink, Jefferson County Museum, Old Court House, Golden, Colo.

Image of 2002.016.001 - Postcard

2002.016.001 - Postcard

Color postcard titled Birds' Eye View of Golden, Colo. By Night. View is looking from the west along Clear Creek Valley between North and South Table Mountains towards Denver, CO. Correspondance and a mailing address are written on the back.

Image of 2003.005.001 - Postcard

2003.005.001 - Postcard

Color postcard of Golden and Clear Creek Valley, Colo. Tree are in the foreground while North and South Table Mountains are in the background.

Image of 2015.053.001 - Postcard, Picture

2015.053.001 - Postcard, Picture

One unused color postcard of the Old Miner Inn motel, restaurant, and lounge. Inn was located at 80 Clear Creek Lane in Golden, Colorado near the mouth of Clear Creek Canyon. Photograph on front shows inn with parking lot and cars. Clear Creek is to the right surrounded by foothills. The cut for the Welch Ditch crosses the center of the image above the inn's roof line.

Image of 2015.054.001 - Landscape

2015.054.001 - Landscape

Framed color drawing of Clear Creek Canyon looking west. Drawing depicts Clear Creek in center with the foothills in the background, and a cluster of several houses along the left side. Welch Ditch can be seen above the houses. Lower left corner signed E. Mitchell 1959. Drawing appears to be matted with a light paper matte which is cut unevenly. Three side of the matte are faded. Eugenia Mitchell once owned much of the property depicted in the drawing which was later sold to Jefferson County Open Space and the City of Golden.

Image of 2012.082.006 - Postcard, Picture

2012.082.006 - Postcard, Picture

Color postcard of Clear Creek Canon in Jefferson County, CO. Title across top reads, "30 Clear Creek Canon, Denver Mountain Parks, Colorado." Postcard is unused.

Image of 2017.034.044 - Postcard

2017.034.044 - Postcard

Used sepia-tone postcard of a man sitting on a rock formation with a scenic look of Golden, Colorado. Front contains caption "1464 Golden- First Capital of Colorado." Image lists points of interest including School of Mines, Mt. Zion showing "M", Midland Auto Trail, and Entrance to Clear Creek Canon. Published by H. H. Tammen Company of Denver, Colorado. Requires one-cent stamp. Postcard mailed to Mr. Henry Wharmel in Iowa from Frank. Postmarked June 25, 1915 from La Junta, Colorado.

Image of 2017.039.001 - Postcard

2017.039.001 - Postcard

Unused colorized postcard of man gold panning along a body of water with caption "1900. Where gold was first discovered in Colorado, Clear Creek Canon. Colorado & Southern Ry." Printed by Barkalow Brothers of Denver, Colorado; Omaha, Nebraska; and Portland, Oregon. Requires two cents for postage.

Image of A photo book with the full title: Nature's Romance / "Over the Loop" / Clear Creek Canon / and... / Adjacent Scenery." Contains black and white photos of the Clear Creek Canyon area as it existed at the end of the 19th century. Photo pages are separated by waxed pages. Images are all titled, and include  images of "Mother Grundy" rock in Clear Creek Canyon, Inspiration Point, Central City, "The Old Roadmaster" rock, Rocky Point, Idaho Springs, Empire Road, Georgetown, Green Lake, and an "Old Signal Station" at the crest of Gray's Peak.

A photo book with the full title: Nature's Romance / "Over the Loop" / Clear Creek Canon / and... / Adjacent Scenery." Contains black and white photos of the Clear Creek Canyon area as it existed at the end of the 19th century. Photo pages are separated by waxed pages. Images are all titled, and include images of "Mother Grundy" rock in Clear Creek Canyon, Inspiration Point, Central City, "The Old Roadmaster" rock, Rocky Point, Idaho Springs, Empire Road, Georgetown, Green Lake, and an "Old Signal Station" at the crest of Gray's Peak.

A photo book with the full title: Nature's Romance / "Over the Loop" / Clear Creek Canon / and... / Adjacent Scenery." Contains black and white photos of the Clear Creek Canyon area as it existed at the end of the 19th century. Photo pages are separated by waxed pages. Images are all titled, and include images of "Mother Grundy" rock in Clear Creek Canyon, Inspiration Point, Central City, "The Old Roadmaster" rock, Rocky Point, Idaho Springs, Empire Road, Georgetown, Green Lake, and an "Old Signal Station" at the crest of Gray's Peak.

Image of 2012.010.015 - Print, Photographic

2012.010.015 - Print, Photographic

Black and white panoramic photograph of Golden, CO looking northwest. Photograph taken from South Table Mountain.

Image of 2011.099.053 - Print, Photographic

2011.099.053 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo of a photo of the descendants of Alfred Tucker and Elisha Duncan, who purported to be the first operators of the Golden Gate Toll Road (actually built by Daniel McCleery and taken over by Tucker). People listed are Hazel Sallen, Mrs. M.W. Duncan Perkins, Adjutant General A.P. Ardourel, Markham Smith, Dr. Alice Tucker Moore (daughter of Alfred Tucker), James G. Moore, Edythe Emge, Marion Geick, Willard Moore, and Willard Moore II. Photo is taken at the dedication of historic marker for the road.

Image of 2011.099.092 - Print, Photographic

2011.099.092 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of the Maas family posing on the caboose of the train on the last trip up Clear Creek Canyon for the C&S RAILROAD service to Elk Creek. Top row L to R on the caboose: Vera Jones, Louise, Jones, and Gladys Maas. Standing on the ground L to R: Fred Maas, Maurice Maas and Wayne Lundgren, the brakeman.

Image of 2012.010.045 - Print, Photographic

2012.010.045 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo of Golden, CO taken from Castle Rock. The view is looking west up Clear Creek and Clear Creek Canyon. A number of residences, streetas, and business are evident.

Image of 2012.010.040 - Print, Photographic

2012.010.040 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo of Guy Hill in Clear Creek Canyon.

Image of 2012.010.041 - Print, Photographic

2012.010.041 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo of French's Ranch in Clear Creek Canyon.

Image of 2012.010.048 - Print, Photographic

2012.010.048 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo of train track at Hanging Rock on the way down Clear Creek Canyon. A man and woman are seated to the right of the track.

Image of 2012.010.049 - Print, Photographic

2012.010.049 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo of Hanging Rock and train bed taken on the way up Clear Creek Canyon. A man is sitting in on the rail in the middle of the track.

Image of 2012.010.050 - Print, Photographic

2012.010.050 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo of Beaver Brook Station in Clear Creek Canyon. A water tower and restaurant are on the lower right and an observation platform is on the left.

Image of 2012.010.051 - Print, Photographic

2012.010.051 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo of a Colorado Central train traveling in Clear Creek Canyon. A man is posing on the engine and several other men are visible in an open gondola.