From Fabulous Idaho City
Title:
From Fabulous Idaho City
Idaho City Idaho (ID), Chrome unused

Description:
Where the streets are paved with gold! Shrine of the West's robust and colorful past... playground for today's busy vacationing millions. Interesting facts of Idaho City, Idaho. Founded October 7, 1862. Population 1865 - 15,000. Helped finance government during the Civil War. Eighteen square miles, known as the Boise Basin -- said to have produced more gold than all of Alaska. Production in gold between 1863-1880, $250,000,000. See: Masonic Hall, IOOF Lodge, Historic Catholic Church, 1st Territorial Penitentiary, Historical Museum, Boot Hill Cemetery, and other famed early-day sites.


The Boise Basin Merc, Estab. 1870
Title:
The Boise Basin Merc, Estab. 1870
Idaho City Idaho (ID), Chrome unused



Looking Up Main Street
Title:
Looking Up Main Street
Idaho City Idaho (ID), Chrome unused

Description:
The Place to go is Idaho. Many of the old buildings are still in use. The pounding of the heavy miners boots as they walked along this street in the 60's aroused one's imagination. Try to visualize what a gay city it must have been, with that precious metal, GOLD, everywhere. In fact, approx. 300 million dollars was extracted from the placer gravels of the BOISE BASIN


Idaho City
Title:
Idaho City
Idaho City Idaho (ID), Real Photo unused

Description:
Feb. 14, 1936



Main Street
Title:
Main Street
Idaho City Idaho (ID), Continental Chrome unused

Description:
One of Idaho's early day mining towns, with many old buildings still in use. Try to visualize what a gay city it must have been at its peak, 1862-1864, when millions of dollars in gold was extracted from the placer gravel of the Boise Basin


Main Street
Title:
Main Street
Idaho City Idaho (ID), Chrome unused

Description:
Many of the old buildings are still in use. The pounding of the heavy miners boots as they walked along this street in the 60's aroused one's imagination. Try to visualize what a gay city is must have been, with that precious yellow metal, Gold everywhere. In fact approx. 300 million dollars was extracted from the placer gravels of the Boise Basin.



Ye Olde Towne Hall
Title:
Ye Olde Towne Hall
Idaho City Idaho (ID), Chrome unused

Description:
Estab. 1862 (The place to go is Idaho)


Catholic Church at Idaho City
Title:
Catholic Church at Idaho City
Idaho CIty Idaho (ID), Real Photo PM 1952 Oct-31

Description:
Built in 1865. Services still held.





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