4 results, ordered by Publication Date
1922 Ralph Carlyle Prather view of the Front Range

Ralph Carlyle Prather 1922 view of the Front Range of the Rockies

A rare and striking 1922 Ralph Carlyle Prather bird’s-eye view of the Front Range as seen from an imaginary viewpoint above the plains just west of Denver, with 14,260-foot Mt. Evans looming in the background.  This remarkable image depicts the region bounded roughly by Morrison to the southeast, Golden to the northeast, Georgetown to the […]

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1922 Ralph Carlyle Prather view of Rocky Mountain National Park

Ralph Carlyle Prather 1922 view of Rocky Mountain National Park

A rare and striking 1922 Ralph Carlyle Prather bird’s-eye view of the Rocky Mountain National Park as seen looking west from an imaginary viewpoint above the town of Estes Park (elev. 7547’), with 14,255-foot Long’s Peak looming in the background. This remarkable image depicts a grand panorama of a roughly wedge-shaped area bounded by Estes […]

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Hal Shelton, Vail [:] COLORADO . . . SKI COUNTRY USA. Colorado Springs: Looart, ND [but ca. 1965.]

Map of Colorado’s Vail ski resort in its earliest years

An attractive 1960s bird’s-eye view of Vail ski resort, one of the America’s iconic Winter destinations. The main image is a bird’s eye view of the resort’s front bowls, trails and lifts, complemented by a view of the back bowls at lower right and a photograph of the base resort at lower left. It was […]

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