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  • Tags: Empire (Colo.)

Guanella Family.mp3
Tom Benhoff interviewing Glenda Guanella, Sally Guanella Buckland, and Phil Buckland regarding the history of the Guanella and Lindstrom families. Discusses the family's long history in Empire, Colorado, including Guanella Ranch and Glen Arbor Lodge.…

Photograph of several men and a horse cart in front of the Empire, Colorado Bakery and Mercantile Co. Their sign reads "Hay, Grain and Flour." A small Coors beer sign can be seen to the side. The photograph may have been taken or may show someone…

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A real photo postcard with a custom view of a house in Empire, Colorado. The note on the back reads "Hello, How are you? I am still up in the Mts, I have been think about writing to you for some time. We have about 12 inches of snow, still at it.…

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A real photo postcard with a view of Empire, Colorado, looking northeast. There is no photographer or publisher listed.

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A real photo postcard with a photograph of Empire, Colorado, looking east. Based on the handwriting, this photograph was taken by Hildreth. The date range is based on other Hildreth postcards and the style.

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A real photo postcard of Empire, Colorado, taken north of town looking south. There is no photographer listed, but it is numbered KC9.

A real photo postcard of a man standing in front of old placer works in North Empire, Colorado. The postcard includes a written note on the front describing the scene.

John W Dunn Toll Gate Empire Colorado.jpg
A glass plate negative photograph of a toll road, toll gate, and building near Empire, Colorado. The sign is blurry and difficult to read, but says "TOLL GATE - $10 Toll for [Parker Lookout Range?]." There are four pack mules in the image.

J W Dunn Road to Empire Colorado.jpg
A glass plate negative photograph of the road just east of Empire, Colorado, including a seemingly flooded West Branch of Clear Creek and cows along the road. The city of Empire can be seen in the background.

John W Dunn Rombaurer Lake Continental Divide.jpg
A glass plate negative photograph of a man and woman looking up towards the Continental Divide at Bill Moore Lake, Colorado (previously known as Raumbaurer Lake), north of Empire, Colorado.
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