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Project Progress

Process - remove photo from frame, scan, catalog, post to website, reframe, rehang in Town Hall with description labels

Phase 1 - 15 photos, complete, begins on this page here
Phase 2
- 20 photos, complete, begins on this page here
Phase 3
- 18 photos, complete, begins on this page here
 

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Phase 3
Photo Contents

Click on the individual images below to jump to a larger image and description on the right side of this page.
Cimarron Hills Fire Dept fire engine Hot Sulphur Springs
Cimarron Hills Fire Engine - 1968
Hot Sulphur Springs Sept 15 1905
HSS - Sept 15 1905
Hot Sulphur Springs - Run Special Train
Run Special Train - 1905
Byers Canyon Hot Sulphur Springs about 1930
Byers Canyon - 1930
Hot Sulphur Baths - Hot Sulphur Springs
Hot Sulphur Baths
Hot Sulphur Springs + Young Couple
Hot Sulphur Baths +
Young Couple
Hot Sulphur Springs Old Foot Bridge before 1886
Old Foot Bridge - before 1886
Hot Sulphur Springs - 1914
Hot Sulphur Springs - 1914
Hot Sulphur Springs Old Red Bridge
Old Red Bridge
Breaking Ground - Hot Sulphur Springs
Breaking Ground
Hot Sulphur Springs Re-enactment
Hot Sulphur Springs
Re-enactment
Hot Sulphur Springs - 1907
Hot Sulphur Springs - 1907
Hot Sulphur Springs 1940
Hot Sulphur Springs - 1940
Hot Sulphur Springs Panorama - 1940
Hot Sulphur Springs
Panorama - 1940
Hot Sulphur Days Horse Race
Hot Sulphur Days Horse Race
Lois Button Artwork Hot Sulphur Springs
Lois Button Artwork
Grand County Library, Hot Sulphur Springs
Grand County Library
Pioneer Park Campground, Hot Sulphur Springs
Pioneer Park Campground


 

Paul Gilbert Collection - Phase 3


Hot Sulphur Springs Horse Race

In order to facilitate a faster download and simpler navigation, we have created three separate pages for each of the three phases of this preservation project.  This is Phase 3 of the project that contains eighteen individual photographs.

For greater details about this project, please go to the main Paul F. Gilbert Photo Collection web page or click here.




Note: All of the photographic images below have imbeded links to individual images that open in a separate browser window.  Please click on the photograph itself for a standalone image.  Use Control + (PC) or Command + (Mac) keys to enlarge (zoom) the individual expanded images further.



Cimarron Hills Fire Engine


Cimarron Hill Fire Engine in Hot Sulphur Springs

Santa Claus is handing out treats to kids from the back of a fire engine from Cimarron Hills, Colorad (outside of Colorado Springs).  Taken in front of the Bank Block now a vacant lot on the southwest corner of Grand Avenue and Aspen Street "about 1968" according to a note on the back of the photograph.  Note the tree branches on the ground from the traditional Christmas Tree planted in the middle of the intersetion of Aspen Street and Grand Avenue.  Persons in photograph are unknown.  Photographer unknown.  Photograph #136

Hot Sulphur Springs September 15, 1905


Hot Sulphur Springs Sept 15, 1905

Written on the back of this photograph is simply the date, "Sept 15 1905."  Looking east with the hot springs in the foreground, this is a special occasion of some type as determined by the number of individuals leaving the Moffat Road train.  Higher quality representations of this image are available at the Pioneer Village Museum in Hot Sulphur Springs and in Photograph #138 below.  Photographer unknown.  Photograph #137

Run Special Train - Sept 15 1905


Run Special Train - Hot Sulphur Springs

This is the same image as #137 above except with better quality and additional text on the back of the photograph - "Run Special Train, Picnic, Pick Wildflowers".  Photographer unknown.  Photograph #138


Byers Canyon - 1930


Before pavement and after the railroad on the north side, this is the south side of the Colorado River about 1930 according to a note on the back of the photograph.  What make, model and year is the motor vehicle in this image?  Photographer unknown.  Photograph #139

Hot Sulphur Baths


This photograph is an earlier version of the hot springs structures in Hot Sulphur Springs.  'Swimming Pool' signage is on the left side of the image and 'Office' is on the right.  A Coca-Cola sign is to the left of the Office.  Date of photograph unknown.  Photographer unknown.  Photograph #140

Hot Sulphur Baths + Young Couple


Hot Springs Baths + Young Couple

In this image of the hot springs a young couple pose in front of the hot springs building.  Nothing is written on the back of this photo.  Date of photograph unknown.  Photographer unknown.  Photograph #141


Old Foot Bridge - Before 1886


Looking east with the hot springs in the foreground, the old foot bridge is in the center right of this photograph.  Taken, according to a note on the back of the photograph, before 1886 and before the bridge over the Colorado River on Grand Avenue in the center of the photo.  Photographer unknown.  Photograph #142

Hot Sulphur Springs - 1914



Another of many photographs in this collection taken from above the hot springs, taken in 1914.  The railroad depot can be seen on the center left edge of the photograph and the bridge across the Colorado River at Grand Avenue can be seen next to the Riverside Hotel.  Photographer unknown.  Photograph #143

Old Red Bridge



In a view looking up river is as written on the back of this photograph, "The Old Red Bridge, Hot Sulphurs First Bridge."  What is now Pioneer Park is on the other side of the river and the Hot Sulphur cliffs are in the distand left edge of the image.  This particular photograph was not copied on photographic paper.  Date of photograph is unknown.  Photographer unknown.  Photograph #144

Breaking Ground



This Sky-Hi Daily News staff photograph is of the ground breaking for the Little League ball field in the Hot Sulphur Springs town park on August 1, 1975.  Pictured from left to right are  Jimmy Veatch, Bud Tillotson, Hugh Hahn, land donator Rich Ivie with shovel, Wayne Baughman, Noel Bartlet, Tom Ivie and Lena Baughman.  Elk Mountain is in the north center background.  Photograph #145

Hot Sulphur Springs Rendezvous



This is a photograph of the Hot Sulphur Springs Recreation Association Rendezvous that took place this particular unknown year during Hot Sulphur Days.  The hatless gentelman in the center of the photo is well known photographer Claude Stedman.  Dressed in buckskin with a sterling silver belt that hangs down the lenght of her skirt is Autumn Angelo and to her left is her husband Gene Angelo, also seen in Photogrpah #150 above.  The genuine indian teepee belongs to the Angelos.  This rendezvous took place on the south side of US 40 between the town and Potato Hill where now stands only a remaining outhouse but once stood a riding arena, fort and trap house on 5 acres.  Photographer unknown.  Photograph #146

Hot Sulphur Springs - 1907


This appears to be a duplicate image of #107 in Phase 1 of this collection.  Only the date "1907" is written on the back of the photograph.  Photographer unknown.  Photograph #147

Hot Sulphur Springs - 1940


Another wonderful old photograph of Hot Sulphur Springs taken in 1940.  Written on the front of the photo at the bottom is, "Hot Sulphur Springs and Colorado River Valley.  Many common current and past landmarks may be seen including the Riverside Hotel on the left center edge of the image with the then single-story Riverside Garage east of the hotel and the Park Hotel behind the RIverside.  Photographer unknown.  Photograph #148

Hot Sulphur Springs Panorama


This is the same shot as #148 above except wider and sharper.  Written at the bottom of this 1940 photograph is "Panorama of Hot Sulphur Springs and Colorado River Valley."  On the lower right hand corner of the image is written "Sanborn" and what appears to be the label "B-838".  Sanborn was likely the Sanborn Map Company, an American publisher.  The damage to the photograph on the left edge was on the framed copy.  Photographer unknown.  Photograph #149

Hot Sulphur Days Horse Race



From an earlier Hot Sulphur Days event, written on the back of this photograph is, "Horse Race, Parshall to HSS, HSS Days, Bill Cappello."  On the dust cover on the back of the frame is written, "Cindy Brant/Falk and Gene Angelo."  That's Eugene Angelo on the left, the winner Cindy Brandt Fulk with her winnings in the middle and one time Hot Sulphur Fire Chief Bill Cappelo on the right.  Date of photograph is unknown.  Photgrapher unknown.  Photgraph #150

Lois Button Artwork



Lois Button, shown here on horseback with the Hot Sulphur cliffs in the background, was an accomplished artist who often added her work to her envelopes and cards.  Here she added her drawing of farm animals that would have been on her and her husband Horace's ranch to what appears to be a Christmas card.  Date of photograph and drawing are unknown.  Photgrapher unknown.  Photgraph #151

Grand County Library



This is an early log building that was the Grand County Library and is now part of the Grand County Historical Association's Pioneer Village Museum in Hot Sulphur Springs.  Date of photgraph is unknown.  Photgrapher unknown.  Photograph #152

Pioneer Park Campground



This is the last and smallest of the fifty-three photographs from the Paul Gilbert Photo Collection.  Measuring about 4" x 5" it appears to be a snapshot that has been glued to card stock that forms the back of the frame.  Pioneer Park is located on the west side of the Colorado River in Hot Sulphur Springs.  Date of photograph is unknown.  Photographer unknown.  Photgraph #153