View of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad depot, Ouray, Ouray County, Colorado, shows the weathered depot with flared eaves, decorative brackets, wainscot, and shingles.
[between 1940 and 1948]
Additional information: "Here is one for the book. A high tension wire fell on the Western Union wire. It set fire to the office of RGS at Ridgway, set fire to the Ridgway depot and the Ouray depot all at the same time. They saved the RGS office, Ridgway depot was badly burned inside and the Ouray depot burned to the ground."; Formerly F40212.; Title hand-written on back of photoprint.; R7100127641
1 copy photonegative ; 10 x 13 cm. (4 x 5 in.); 1 photoprint ; 9 x 15 cm. (3 1/2 x 6 in.)
Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Ouray (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Ouray--1940-1950.; Railroads--Colorado--Ouray--1940-1950.
Source: Tad Arend, gift of C. Bancroft.
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Film negatives.; Photographic prints.; Imaged.; Image