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    Lot of Two Imperial Size Photograph of "Ward, Colorado" ca 1890s. Ward (elevation 9,450 ft) Colorado. The town is a former mining settlement founded in 1860 in the wake of the discovery of gold at nearby Gold Hill. Once one of the richest towns in the state during the Colorado Gold Rush, it is located on a mountainside at the top of Left Hand Canyon, near northwest of Boulder. These two great scarce birds-eye views's, depict a very busy town, as there are many wooden houses and business' some signage, but can't make out. The tailings, display how many mining operations there are in this small town. (Ghost town now). Measure approximately 8" x 5".

    Condition: Very good-fine, very small chips in mounts


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2008
    16th Monday
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