Historic Aspen in Rare Photographs

Historic Aspen in Rare Photographs

Featuring the Journals of Charles S. Armstrong

Book - 2001
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Aspen's intriguing history springs to life in over 350 extraordinary photographs, many never before published. Images of fortune seekers struggling over uncharted mountain passes, boom and bust mining years, and the birth of a premier recreational and cultural center in the Roaring Fork Valley comprise a masterful visual journey. Woven throughout these images are fascinating excerpts from the unique, unpublished journals (1867-1926) of pioneer Aspenite Charles S. Armstrong. This stunning collection of historical images combined with the newly discovered Armstrong journals offer the reader a chance to experience Aspen history in a way never thought possible. Historic Aspen in Rare Photographs is essential to understanding Aspen's mesmerizing past and present.
Publisher: Ouray, CO : Western Reflections, c2001
Characteristics: viii, 288 p. : ill., map ; 23 x 28 cm
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 189043731X
Call Number: 978.843 BUYS
Alternative Title: Aspen

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