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Samuel T. Brown's Sheep Ranch, 6 miles east of U.S. Highway 350, Model, Las Animas County, CO



B&W Photos

HB231386
BWPhotos 327474

HB231387
BWPhotos 327475


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Item Title


Location
6 miles east of U.S. Highway 350, Model%25252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252Bvicinity, CO

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS CO-90
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N389).
Building/structure dates: 1882 initial construction
Significance: The growth of the ranch illustrates the expansion of a small 19th century homestead to one of the largest stock raising operations in the Pinon Canyon area of Las Animas County. One structure, the commissary, reflects not only the large scale operation of the ranch, but also the extreme isolation of those who settled here. Beginning with a 2-room house connected with a breezeway, the ranch expanded to include a newer residence, a bunkhouse, a barn, a commissary, and a garage, all of adobe...

Subjects
Agriculture
Homesteading
Adobe Buildings


Related Names
Brown's Sheep Ranch


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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