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Boom to Bust: 1940

Boom to Bust: 1940

September 1940. "House dating from the early boom days of Silverton, Colorado." Medium format acetate negative by Russell Lee. View full size.


Re: What is that?

It is a toy. Looks to me like the little girl's tricycle lying on its side. They made them with fenders back in the day

It's a tricycle

May not be a Sky-King, but it looks like a 1930's fendered tricycle.

Return to Glory

I was thinking that was a pretty nice place back in the day---great to see someone else thought so and made it happen!

78 years on

80 years old and she's still a little girl.

Milk bottle-compliant?

I see shelves under two of the upstairs windows - could those be for storing milk in the winter?

Also, what would miners think about llamas grazing on the property?

What IS that?

On the lawn, right side of photo, near corner of house. Is that a farm implement? A child's toy??

I am mystified.

Now a B&B

The Wingate House:

[I wonder what those miners would have to say about "$175 per night." - Dave]

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