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Object ID Number 1985.055.0018
Accession number 1985.055
Object Name Transparency, Lantern Slide
Title Panoramic view of Aspen and Aspen Mountain, 1887-
Description One lantern slide, colorized, of a panoramic view of Aspen taken from Red Mountain. Shows Aspen Mountain with a perfect outline of the Silver Queen (Shadow Mountain), of the town and the Roaring Fork River. Can see the D&RG Railroad bed being constructed in the foreground. Hallam lake, streets and west end are very clear. Taken in the spring circa 1887 or in the fall of that same year (tracks finished by November of 1887).
Date 1887-
Film Size 3.25x4 glass
Copyright Aspen Historical Society
Classification Panoramic View
M & P:
R & L:
Railroad D&RGRR
Search Terms Shadow Mtn.
Aspen Mtn.
Roaring Fork River
Hallam Lake
Subjects Tracks, Railroad