Three men and a horse pose in front of one of the only buildings ever built in Franklin (Summit County), Colorado. Most of the building is obscured by pine trees, but the gable and open front porch are visible. Records do not exist for why the town was unsuccessful.
1 copy photonegative ; 13 x 18 cm. (5 x 7 in.); 1 photoprint ; 24 x 16 cm. (9 1/2 x 6 1/4 in.)
Type of Material
Film negatives.; Photographic prints.; Imaged.; Image
Franklin (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Buildings--Colorado--Franklin--1880-1890.; Men--Colorado--Franklin--1880-1890.
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Reproduction Available for Purchase
Yes (digital reproduction)
Image File: ZZR710008503
Formerly F10523.; Hand-written on back of photoprint: "1881, Franklin, Colorado (It was located about 1 1/2 miles south of Montezuma.) This was the first and only building of what was to have been the town of Franklin, and was the meeting place for officers and wealthy stockholders of the Montezuma Silver Mining Company."; Photographer's name and address "W.D. Churchell Portrait and Landscape Photographer, 242 1/2 Main Street, Breckenridge, Colo." hand written on back.; Title hand-written on back of photoprint.; R7100085035
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