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Eugene Rourke Ranch, 19 miles east of U.S. Highway 350, Model, Las Animas County, CO



B&W Photos

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BWPhotos 327476

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BWPhotos 327477

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BWPhotos 327478

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BWPhotos 327479

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BWPhotos 327480

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BWPhotos 327481


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Item Title


Location
19 miles east of U.S. Highway 350, Model%2525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252Bvicinity, CO

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS CO-91
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N390).
Building/structure dates: 1904 initial construction
Significance: Founded at the turn of the century by an immigrant from Ireland, expanded to become one of the most prosperous in the history of the Pinon Canyon area of Las Animas County. The ranch reflects several outstanding examples of southwestern vernacular architecture, the main residence possesses Hispanic features, including adobe walls, a flat roof and portals, or porches. The residence also has pedimented surrounds above the doorways and windows...

Subjects
Agriculture
Homesteading
Cattle Ranches


Related Names
Rourke, Eugene
Thallheimer, Arnold, Photographer
Shipley, Carl F., Delineator
Lemmer, Mary S., Delineator


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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