Jerry Potts Collection

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While remodeling a house, a box of old photos was found behind an old chimney slated for demolition.

Railroad yard, looking west.

Railroad yard, looking West, toward the Hotel Monte Cristo.

Hotel Monte Cristo, looking east.

Engine 211 and crew.

Looking north, unidentified people with lion in Alpine Park, Salida, Colorado.

The old roundhouse at the Salida yard.

The old Salida depot.

Engine 562 and crew.

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415 E. 4th St., Salida, Colorado.

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Previous owners of the Potts’ residence.


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Mrs. J. J. Thompson
 224 West 3rd St
, Salida
Concrete Wash Sept 25/19-12
Dear Sis.
 How are you all by this time. We are all well I went down to Anacortes Wash last Sunday to see Fred Suell he got his thumb + a finger cut off in a plainer so he is laid up for a month or so I think he will hit for Colo soon as he gets able
 Well here is a snapshot of Albert Dean the lady next door taken it in the back yard La Veta had just got through washing as you can see
 She had on his overalls that Peet Gratz sent him he is the best kid you ever saw. ans [sic] soon Bart.



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