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Silverton Historic District, Silverton, San Juan County, CO



B&W Photos

HB226186
Aerial View Of Silverton, Colorado

HB226187
W

HB226188
Corner Of 12th And Green Sts

HB226189
W

HB226190
740-750 Reese Sts., Two Residences

HB226191
Reese St

HB226192
W

HB226193
W

HB226194
W

HB226195
1158-1170 Reese Street Showing Two Small Frame Buildings

HB226196
E

HB226197
E

HB226198
Close-up Of Buildings On E

HB226199
13th St

HB226200
1051-1057 Blair St., General View

HB226201
W

HB226202
Silverton And Northern Railroad Rectangular Roundhouse

HB226203
View Of Loading Dump And Train Station

HB226204
Close-up View Of Loading Dump And Track With Train Station In Background

HB226205
Close-up Of Structure In Loading Dump Area

HB226206
Backyards As Seen From Loading Dump Area


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Item Title


Location
Silverton, CO

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS CO-53
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-16).
National Register Number: 66000255
Significance: Silverton, a vast mining district in southwestern Colorado, was established in 1874. Miners came to Silverton seeking gold in the 1870s, but instead found silver, copper, and lead. Silverton reached its peak year in wealth and population in 1879.

Subjects
Churches
Commercial Facilities
Hotels


Related Names
Barrett, William E., Photographer
McDonald, Melissa, Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. AERIAL VIEW OF SILVERTON, COLORADO
2. W. 12TH AND GREEN STS., GENERAL VIEW
3. CORNER OF 12TH AND GREEN STS. SHOWING IMPERIAL HOTEL AND LOOKING TOWARDS TRAIN
4. W. 13TH AND GREEN STS. SHOWING DRUGSTORE, THEATER AND POST OFFICE
5. 740-750 REESE STS., TWO RESIDENCES
6. REESE ST. BETWEEN 10TH AND 11TH STS., GENERAL VIEW
7. W. 10TH AND REESE ST., VIEW LOOKING UP STREET WITH ST. PATRICK'S CHURCH
8. W. 10TH AND REESE STS., VIEW OF STREET LOOKING SOUTH WITH ST. PATRICK'S CHURCH
9. W. 14TH AND REESE ST., GENERAL VIEW
10. 1158-1170 REESE STREET SHOWING TWO SMALL FRAME BUILDINGS
11. E. 12TH AND BLAIR STS. LOOKING TOWARD IMPERIAL HOTEL AND DENVER & RIO GRANDE TRAIN
12. E. 12TH AND BLAIR STS., GENERAL VIEW WITH DENVER & RIO GRANDE LOCOMOTIVE
13. CLOSE-UP OF BUILDINGS ON E. 12TH AND BLAIR STS.
14. 13TH ST. BETWEEN REESE AND SNOWDEN STS. SHOWING FIVE WOOD FRAME STRUCTURES WITH GABLED ROOFS
15. 1051-1057 BLAIR ST., GENERAL VIEW
16. W. 10TH ST., TWO FRAME RESIDENCES
17. SILVERTON AND NORTHERN RAILROAD RECTANGULAR ROUNDHOUSE
18. VIEW OF LOADING DUMP AND TRAIN STATION
19. CLOSE-UP VIEW OF LOADING DUMP AND TRACK WITH TRAIN STATION IN BACKGROUND
20. CLOSE-UP OF STRUCTURE IN LOADING DUMP AREA
21. BACKYARDS AS SEEN FROM LOADING DUMP AREA


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