Main Avenue
Title:
Main Avenue
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome unused


Panorama of City, Elev. 6505
Title:
Panorama of City, Elev. 6505
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome unused

Description:
Lying in the valley of the Animos River, Colorado. It is the metropolis of the great San Juan Basin and the gateway to the uranium country.



Denver & Rio Grange Narrow Gauge R. R.
Title:
Denver & Rio Grange Narrow Gauge R. R.
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome unused

Description:
Passengers loading on at the depot in Durango for the trip to Silverton.


View of Town and Narrow Gauge Railway to Silverton
Title:
View of Town and Narrow Gauge Railway to Silverton
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome unused



Vallecito Lake
Title:
Vallecito Lake
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome unused

Description:
Located 17 miles north of Bayfield and near Durango, Colorado, Vallecito Lake attracts fishermen and summer vacationers from all over the southwest.


West Building
Title:
West Building
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome unused

Description:
Durango's first ultra-modern centrally located office building. Featuring full fire-proof construction, porcelain enamel steel exterior walls with aluminum windows, movable steel partitions, complete Carrier air-conditioning, suspended acoustical metal grid ceilings, fiberglass drapes, reinforced concrete construction designed for total of 8 floors.



Main Avenue
Title:
Main Avenue
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome unused


Churches
Title:
Churches
Durango Colorado (CO), Divided Back PM 1920 Aug-20



I'm From Durango
Title:
I'm From Durango
Durango Colorado (CO), Divided Back PM 1909 Feb-1

Description:
I am the Burro passive, I carry burdons massive, Up long steep trails I go, Over the rocks and thrue the snow. My jaws are wide, my ears are long And you may know me by my song For when I stop my breath to draw I sing my cheerful Haw! he Haw! 1906 by Frank S. Balster


The General Palmer House
Title:
The General Palmer House
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome unused



Silver Spur Motel Restaurant and Lounge
Title:
Silver Spur Motel Restaurant and Lounge
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome unused


Durango TraveLodge
Title:
Durango TraveLodge
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome unused



View of Gypsy Motel
Title:
View of Gypsy Motel
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome PM 1966 Aug-23

Description:
"Durango's Newest" Located North Main Avenue on Hi-Way 550 in the Home of the Narrow Gauge Railroad. Durango, Colorado. P.O. Box 1029 Dexter Press, Inc.


Sleepy Hollow Lodge
Title:
Sleepy Hollow Lodge
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome

Description:
Bob Petley Large luxury family units and singles & kitchenettes, Air conditioning, free TV, wall-to-wall carpets, baby beds, tubs and showers. Overlooking the river and famous narrow gauge railroad.



Pinion Acres KOA
Title:
Pinion Acres KOA
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome


The T-Bone
Title:
The T-Bone
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome unused



The Silver Saddle Lounge, Restaurant and Motel
Title:
The Silver Saddle Lounge, Restaurant and Motel
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome unused


Mountain Jeep Tours
Title:
Mountain Jeep Tours
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome unused

Description:
Bill Conrad 3255 Main. Enjoy the thrill of your life on one of the many Jeep Tours in the beautiful San Juan Mountains; fishing and overnight trips also. Rates: Full day - $15.00 per person; Half day - $8.00 per person; coffee served on the trail; we drive - you look



View of Holiday Inn
Title:
View of Holiday Inn
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome unused

Description:
The Holiday inn in Durango offers the finest accommodations for the traveler. The spacious 139-room Inn features a swimming pool, a buffet-style service, exceptional room service and fishing from your back door. The Inn is decorated with an eye toward the famous narrow gauge railroad and the new ski center at Purgatory. Tel. 303 - 247-5393


Sleepy Hollow Lodge
Title:
Sleepy Hollow Lodge
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome

Description:
2970 North Main Ave. on U.S. Hwy. 550 Durango, Colorado - elevation 6500 ft. Large luxury family units and singles, air conditioning, free TV, wall-to-wall carpets, baby beds, tubs and showers. Overlooking the river and famous narrow gauge railroad



Red Barn Restaurant
Title:
Red Barn Restaurant
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome PM 1967 Jul-21

Description:
By the Famous Narrow Gauge. Features Pit Bar-B-Q Chuck Wagon Dinners. In the beautiful Animas River Valley 2 miles north of Durango, Colorado on Hwy. 550-789, the Million Dollar Highway


Holiday Inn
Title:
Holiday Inn
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome

Description:
Bob Petley the Holiday Inn in Durango offers the finest accommodations for the traveler. The spacious 139-room Inn features a swimming pool, a buffet-style service, exceptional room service and fishing from your back door. The Inn is deocrated with an eye toward the famous narrow gauge railroad and the new ski center at Purgatory Petley Studios



Fine Arts Building, Fort Lewis A & M College
Title:
Fine Arts Building, Fort Lewis A & M College
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome unused

Description:
Photo Arts Studio A small liberal arts college. "The Most Beautiful Campus in the West."


Strater Terrace
Title:
Strater Terrace
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome

Description:
Newly decorated to resemble a Victorian garden house. Excellent food. Coffee bar. Banquet rooms. Total seating capacity 500 persons. Near the Narrow Gauge Train depot



Fine Arts Building, Fort Lewis A & M College
Title:
Fine Arts Building, Fort Lewis A & M College
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome unused

Description:
A small liberal arts college. "The Most beautiful Campus in the West"


The General Palmer House
Title:
The General Palmer House
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome unused

Description:
"THE GENERAL PALMER HOUSE at Durango, Colorado, is a modern, charming and moderately-priced Motor Hotel in gay-nineties decor, adjoining the historic narrow-gauge railroad depot. With the GRANDE PALACE Restaurant and PROSPECTOR Lounge, Durango's Rio Grande-land provides the ultimate in lodging and dining for visitors to the 'Narrow-Gauge Capital of the World'--terminus of the Rio Grande Railroad's pioneer steam-powered passenger train, 'The Silverton.'"



Strater Terrace Strater Hotel
Title:
Strater Terrace Strater Hotel
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome unused

Description:
Series C-15159 Newly decorated to resemble a Victorian garden house. Excellent food. Coffee bar. Banquet rooms. Total seating capacity 500 persons. Near the Narrow Gauge Train depot


Holiday Inn
Title:
Holiday Inn
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome unused

Description:
Series A-21-A The Holiday Inn in Durango offers the finest accommodations for the traveler. The spacious 139-room Inn features a swimming pool, a buffet-style, exceptional room service and fishing from your back door. The Inn is decorated with an eye toward the famous narrow gauge railroad and the new ski center at Purgatory.



Holiday Inn
Title:
Holiday Inn
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome unused

Description:
Series 116069 The Holiday Inn in Durango offers the finest accommodations for the traveler. The spacious 139-room Inn features a swimming pool, a buffet-style, exceptional room service and fishing from your back door. The Inn is decorated with an eye toward the famous narrow gauge railroad and the new ski center at Purgatory.


The Silver Saddle Lounge, U. S. 550N
Title:
The Silver Saddle Lounge, U. S. 550N
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome unused

Description:
Plush leather chairs, carpeted floors, a large ledgestone fireplace indirect lighting, and continuous music provide the perfect setting for an enjoyable evening of cocktail service. All cocktail glasses pre-chilled in our Froster. Ph. CH 7-3662.



Animas Canon Above Rockwood
Title:
Animas Canon Above Rockwood
Durango Colorado (CO), Linen unused


Shelter House
Title:
Shelter House
Durango Colorado (CO), Real Photo PM 1947 Aug-25



Vagabond Motel
Title:
Vagabond Motel
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome unused

Description:
Vagabond Motel 2180 Main Avenue On U.S. Highway 550 A new, all modern Motel, some units with kitchenettes. Panelray heat, air-cooled by nature. Close in, yet quiet and restful. Cate on grounds. Mr. and Mrs. Peter J. Radosevich, Owners.


Royal Motel, Route 550
Title:
Royal Motel, Route 550
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome unused

Description:
Main Ave. Recommended by Duncan Hines - Member AAA 16 Modern Units - 8 with Kitchenettes



Silver Spur Motel Restaurant and Lounge
Title:
Silver Spur Motel Restaurant and Lounge
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome unused

Description:
Swimming Pool, 33 carpeted units, tile baths, spacious rooms. Automatic dial phones. A ranch style motel situated in the heart of the Rockies with an exceptionally fine Restaurant and lounge (200 seating capacity) under same management. Open all year


Main Street
Title:
Main Street
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome PM 1953 Aug-24



Siesta Motel
Title:
Siesta Motel
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome unused

Description:
3475 North Main


Durango Travel Lodge
Title:
Durango Travel Lodge
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome

Description:
Situated across from the Narrow Gauge Railroad Depot, within a few miles of the Mesa Verde National Park and the Aztec Indian Ruins. 38 Units. Central Air-conditioning and Heating. Television. Telephones. Heated Swimming Pool. Cribs. "Inn Room" Coffee



The Chief Diner
Title:
The Chief Diner
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome unused

Description:
2127 Main Ave. Is known from Coast to Coast for its fine food and service. This very unique cafe, all hand painted by a famous colored artist, is made from one of the first Narrow Gauge Railroad coaches to come over the D&RGWRR. It was uased in the early eighties by Otto Mears on his once famous Rainbow Route from Silverton to Ironian, Colo. During the early days it was attacked by Indians and there were many arrowheads buried in the wood


Royal Motel
Title:
Royal Motel
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome unused

Description:
Recommended by Duncan Hines - Member AAA. 16 modern units - telephones - TV - radio. Soft water Colourpicture



Purgatory Inn
Title:
Purgatory Inn
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome unused

Description:
Box 322, Phone 303-247-8900. On the Million-Dollar Highway midway between Durango and Silverton, Colorado. A luxury resort providing hotel, dining and cocktail lounge accommodations, indoor pool and TV for the summer traveler and the winter skier


Bar D Wranglers
Title:
Bar D Wranglers
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome unused

Description:
bob Minser, Jerry Baxter, Buck Teeter, Terry Morris and Cy Scarborough sing nightly at the Bar D, doing their comedy and songs of the Old West. Bar D Chuckwagon, 8080 No. County Road; (303) 247-5753



Looking north on Main Street
Title:
Looking north on Main Street
Durango Colorado (CO), Continental Chrome unused

Description:
Looking north on Main Street past the famous old Strater Hotel. Durango is the home of Ft. Lewis College and the southern terminal of the D&RG narrow gauge railroad. Summer tourists and winter skiers make Durango a very busy town


North on Main Street, past the Main Mall
Title:
North on Main Street, past the Main Mall
Durango Colorado (CO), Continental Chrome unused

Description:
The hub of tourism in southern Colorado and the terminal of the narrow gauge railroad. Mesa Verde National Park is approximately 35 miles to the west Plastichrome



The General Palmer House
Title:
The General Palmer House
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome unused

Description:
Modern, charming and moderately priced motor hotel in gay-nineties decor, adjoining the historic narrow-gauge railroad dept. With the Grande Palace Restaurant and Prospector Lounge, Durango's Rio Grande-land provides the ultimate in lodging and dining for visitors to the Narrow-gauge capital of the world - terminus of the Rio Grande Railroad's pioneer steam powered passenger train, The Silverton


The General Palmer House
Title:
The General Palmer House
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome

Description:
The General Palmer House, a modern, charming and moderately priced motor hotel, combines with the Grande Palace Restaurant and Lounge to provide the ultimate in lodging and dining for visitors to gay-nineties Rio Grande-land in Durango, Colo. - Narrow Gauge Capital of the World and home of the Rio Grande Railroad's pioneer steam-powered passenger train, The Silverton



Purgatory Ski Area
Title:
Purgatory Ski Area
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome unused

Description:
The day lodge and lower lift terminal of chair lift No. 1 with Twilight Peaks in the background. The Purgatory Ski Area is the newest addition to the total complex of ski resorts in Colorado Ski Country USA. The ski season lasts from Thanksgiving through the 15th of April. The lift also operates as a scenic ride in the summer from June 15th through September 1st Petley Studios


Sun Set Motel
Title:
Sun Set Motel
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome PM 1971 Dec

Description:
2855 Main Avenue, Durango, Colorado 31 Units. Tile Baths, Carpeting, Phones, TV, 5 Kitchettes. Relax in our Sauna Bath and Therapy Pool. Owner operated - Mr. and Mrs. S.B. Palmer



Looking North on Main Street
Title:
Looking North on Main Street
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome unused

Description:
This view looking north on Main Street includes the famous Strater Hotel, built back in the Gay 90's. One of the most popular tourist towns in the State. Durango is the headquarters for the D.&R.G. Narrow Gauge Railroad


478. Durango City Library, Durango, COLO
Title:
478. Durango City Library, Durango, COLO
Durango Colorado (CO), Divided Back unused

Description:
This space for message



Bird's eye view of Durango, Colo. from Smelter Hill
Title:
Bird's eye view of Durango, Colo. from Smelter Hill
Durango Colorado (CO), White Border PM 1931 Aug-27

Description:
DURANGO is the gateway to the Mesa Verde district and to the great mountain districts to the north which from one of the great beauty sections of America and is the commercial center of the great San Juan Basin, one of the richest natural areas in the world


The Durango-La Plata Aquatic Center
Title:
The Durango-La Plata Aquatic Center
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome unused



The Fine Arts Auditorium
Title:
The Fine Arts Auditorium
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome unused

Description:
The Fine Arts Auditorium on the Fort Lewis College campus houses drama, art, and music. The College is a four-year liberal arts college located in Durango in Southwestern Colorado


Fort Lewis College Campus - Floral Display
Title:
Fort Lewis College Campus - Floral Display
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome unused

Description:
In the background is the President's home. Fort Lewis is located on a mesa top overlooking Durango, Colorado and is a four-year liberal arts college



Mill Creek Lodge
Title:
Mill Creek Lodge
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome unused

Description:
Known as the "year-round resort", Mill Creek Lodge offers lodge rooms and cabins every season of the year. Fine food. Bar. Modern accommodations. Excellent fishing, hunting, skiing and outdoor camping nearby. Art and Rose Scobie - P.O. Box 1589


The Chief Diner
Title:
The Chief Diner
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome

Description:
Is known from Coast to Coast for its fine food and service - This very unique cafe, all hand painted by a famous colored artist, ismade from one of the first narrow gauge railroad coaches to come over the DD&RGWRR. It was used in the early eighties by Otto Mears on his once famous Rainbow Route from Silverton to Iranton, Colo. During the early days it was attacked by Indians and there were many arrow heads buried in the wood



Fort Lewis A. & M. College
Title:
Fort Lewis A. & M. College
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome unused

Description:
Fort Lewis A. & M. College Durango, Colorado A Southwestern Colorado Liberal Arts College. The most beautiful in the west


Bon Air Motel
Title:
Bon Air Motel
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome unused

Description:
2178 Main Avenue Durango, Colorado 81301 Phone 303-247-2743 Home of world famous narrow gauge R.R.-Five minutes from depot-Two doors from good restaurant-Individually controlled hot water heat and air conditioning-Color TV-Combination tubs and showers-Room phones-Heated indoor pool Andy's Photography



Siesta Motel
Title:
Siesta Motel
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome unused

Description:
Siesta Motel, 3475 North Main, Durango, CO, 81301, (303) 247-0741. On scenic million dollar highway 550. Hunting, fishing, boating and skiing. Completely air conditioned. Cable color TV. Ceramic tile baths with tubs and-or showers. Some efficiencies. Excellent restaurants nearby. Owned and operated by Bob & Bunnie Fender


La Plata County Courthouse
Title:
La Plata County Courthouse
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome unused

Description:
La Plata County Courthouse Durango, Colo



Durango Colorado and the Animas Valley
Title:
Durango Colorado and the Animas Valley
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome unused

Description:
DURANGO COLORADO AND THE ANIMAS VALLEY Viewed from the Heights Northeast of the City. Color Photography by Bob Petley


Durango, Colorado
Title:
Durango, Colorado
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome unused

Description:
Durango, Colorado This view of the downtown area on North Main Street shows early day buildings of this historic old town. In the center of good hunting and fishing country. Durango is also headquarters for the Durango to Silverton Narrow Guage Railroad



Denver & Rio Grande Western R.R. CO
Title:
Denver & Rio Grande Western R.R. CO
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome unused

Description:
Denver & Rio Grande Western R.R. CO> The Durango station was completed in 1882, shortly after the D&RGW rails first reached Durango in July, 1881. In 1963, it was thoroughly rejuvinated and restored to its original appearance to become the headquarters of the famed "Silverton" train. This station is a favorite prototype for model builders throughout the world


The Chief Restaurant
Title:
The Chief Restaurant
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome unused

Description:
43328 Series 2172 Main Ave., Durango, Colorado New, large air-conditioned dining room adjoining famous old Narrow Gauge dining car. Specializing in fine food and service



Holiday Inn - Downtown Durango, P.O. Box 1713
Title:
Holiday Inn - Downtown Durango, P.O. Box 1713
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome unused

Description:
"In the Four-Corners-Wonderland" A downtown inn close to everything! We are close to some of the greatest sights such as Silverton, Mesa Verde, Purgatory, and the famous Narrow Gauge Railroad. Naturally all those comforts and conveniences Holiday Inn is renowned for are here, plus our friendly staff.


Durango
Title:
Durango
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome unused

Description:
Series C-122 Viewed at sunset from the heights west of town, the site of Fort Lewis College. Durango is the southern terminus of the narrow-gauge railroad traveling 53 miles to Silverton.



A & W Restaurant, 9th and Camino Del Rio
Title:
A & W Restaurant, 9th and Camino Del Rio
Durango Colorado (CO), Continental Chrome unused

Description:
Series 129954 Curb service and plush inside dining. featuring the Burger Family chubby chicken and World Famous Fountain Delights.


Tamarron, U. S. Highway 550 North
Title:
Tamarron, U. S. Highway 550 North
Durango Colorado (CO), Continental Chrome

Description:
Located 18 miles north of Durango. Nestled in the majestic San Juan Mountains. Complete luxury resort with 18 hole championship golf course, tennis, indoor/outdoor pool, 3 cocktail lounges with live entertainment, casual and gourmet dining, horseback riding, fishing.



Edwards Manor Motel, 3077 Main Ave
Title:
Edwards Manor Motel, 3077 Main Ave
Durango Colorado (CO), Chrome PM 1970 Jul-12

Description:
36 Units - Room phones - Television, Swimming pool - Air Conditioned. Situated in the heart of Colorado's most beautiful country. Home of the last operating Narrow Gauge Railroad. 38 miles from Mesa Verde National Park Member of Friendship Inns of America.


American Smelting And Rel. Co.
Title:
American Smelting And Rel. Co.
Durango Colorado (CO), Divided Back PM 1912



Canon Of The Rio De Las Animas Perdidas
Title:
Canon Of The Rio De Las Animas Perdidas
Durango Colorado (CO), Divided Back unused




Total: 71 Items