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St. Elmo Historic District, Saint Elmo (historical), Chaffee County, CO



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HB229937
General View Of Town Looking From The North

HB229938
General View Of Town Looking From The North

HB229939
General View Of Town Looking From The North

HB229940
Mining Road 162 Coming Into Town, Viewing Southwest

HB229941
General View Of Town, View Taken From Southwest

HB229942
Main Street Buildings, North-side, View Taken From The East

HB229943
West End Main Street, Buildings North-side, View Taken From The East

HB229944
West End Main Street, Buildings North-side, View Taken From The West

HB229945
West End Main Street, Buildings South-side, View Taken From The East

HB229946
Buildings, South Side Of Road, View Taken From The Northeast

HB229947
Heavrin-hughes-pearis, Root, And Mckinney-taber Houses, View Taken From The Southwest

HB229948
Helmer-savard, Lowe-davenport-ignee And The Root-greenstreet Houses, South Side Gunnison Street


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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS CO-72
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N79).
Building/structure dates: 1880 initial construction
Significance: St. Elmo is unique for its vernacular wood frame and log architecture and its high degree of architectural integrity as a late 19th century Rocky Mountain mining town. Through its extant architecture, the contemporary observer can trace the creation, development, and decline of a typical mining community.

Subjects
Business Enterprises
Log Buildings
Wooden Buildings


Related Names
Milner, Thomas J.
Cornwell, C. L.
Evans, Griffith
Thallheimer, ARnold, Photographer
Long Hoeft Architects, Delineator
Glass, James A., Historian
Hendricks, Rickey L., Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW OF TOWN LOOKING FROM THE NORTH
2. GENERAL VIEW OF TOWN LOOKING FROM THE NORTH
3. GENERAL VIEW OF TOWN LOOKING FROM THE NORTH
4. MINING ROAD 162 COMING INTO TOWN, VIEWING SOUTHWEST
5. GENERAL VIEW OF TOWN, VIEW TAKEN FROM SOUTHWEST
6. MAIN STREET BUILDINGS, NORTH-SIDE, VIEW TAKEN FROM THE EAST
7. WEST END MAIN STREET, BUILDINGS NORTH-SIDE, VIEW TAKEN FROM THE EAST
8. WEST END MAIN STREET, BUILDINGS NORTH-SIDE, VIEW TAKEN FROM THE WEST
9. WEST END MAIN STREET, BUILDINGS SOUTH-SIDE, VIEW TAKEN FROM THE EAST
10. BUILDINGS, SOUTH SIDE OF ROAD, VIEW TAKEN FROM THE NORTHEAST
11. HEAVRIN-HUGHES-PEARIS, ROOT, AND MCKINNEY-TABER HOUSES, VIEW TAKEN FROM THE SOUTHWEST
12. HELMER-SAVARD, LOWE-DAVENPORT-IGNEE AND THE ROOT-GREENSTREET HOUSES, SOUTH SIDE GUNNISON STREET


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