Pete and Clarence Ashcraft photos of mail wagon and baseball pose near the train depot in the Simla and Matheson, Colorado area.

PeteandClarenceAshcraftPhotos.JPG

Dublin Core

Title

Pete and Clarence Ashcraft photos of mail wagon and baseball pose near the train depot in the Simla and Matheson, Colorado area.

Rights

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/CNE/1.0/

Date Created

1900s

Subject

Colorado -- Elbert County
Colorado -- Simla

Description

A photocopy of two photos from the early 1900s. One photo shows a man next to a wagon. Cursive handwriting next to this photo indicates that it is Pete Ashcraft next to a mail wagon. The other photo shows children playing baseball, with one child in the foreground posing and holding a baseball bat. Cursive handwriting next to this photo indicates that the child with the bat is "Clarence Ashcraft at the train depot." It is unknown whether the photos were taken in Simla, Matheson, or Ramah (El Paso County). These towns were all located along the Rock Island Railroad line.

Type

Image

Format

jpeg

Collection

Citation

“Pete and Clarence Ashcraft photos of mail wagon and baseball pose near the train depot in the Simla and Matheson, Colorado area.,” Pines & Plains Digital Collections, accessed December 7, 2021, https://pplibraries.cvlcollections.org/items/show/40.