Photo Gallery

Please enjoy these photos from our Instagram, shared in chronological order.

The Citizen's Hospital, circa 1915. #tbt 
(Photo: Aspen Historical Society Collection)

The Citizen's Hospital, circa 1915. #tbt
(Photo: Aspen Historical Society Collection)
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One map of Smuggler Mountain, circa 1885. The map shows territory owned by different companies in line with the Cowenhoven Tunnel  It was published by the Aspen Times. The map includes the Mollie Gibson Consolidated Mining Co., the Williams Ranch, the Smuggler Mining Co., the Della S. Consolidated Mining Co., the Bushwacker Mining Co., the Park-Regent Consolidated Mines, the Pontiac Mining Co., Empire, Champion, St. Joe and Mineral Farm Consolidated Mining Co., the Silver Certificate Mining Co., and the Koch Ranch. 

The AHS Archives includes historical maps of many varieties – from early land surveys to mining claim maps to trail maps and more. Look for a new one each #MapMonday, including maps that are featured in “Maps Through the Decades,” the current display in the Archives Building Community Gallery (closed for the off season, reopening June 15).

One map of Smuggler Mountain, circa 1885. The map shows territory owned by different companies in line with the Cowenhoven Tunnel It was published by the Aspen Times. The map includes the Mollie Gibson Consolidated Mining Co., the Williams Ranch, the Smuggler Mining Co., the Della S. Consolidated Mining Co., the Bushwacker Mining Co., the Park-Regent Consolidated Mines, the Pontiac Mining Co., Empire, Champion, St. Joe and Mineral Farm Consolidated Mining Co., the Silver Certificate Mining Co., and the Koch Ranch.

The AHS Archives includes historical maps of many varieties – from early land surveys to mining claim maps to trail maps and more. Look for a new one each #MapMonday, including maps that are featured in “Maps Through the Decades,” the current display in the Archives Building Community Gallery (closed for the off season, reopening June 15).
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The Elk's Building, circa 1935. #tbt 
(Photo: Aspen Historical Society Collection)

The Elk's Building, circa 1935. #tbt
(Photo: Aspen Historical Society Collection)
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One map from the Thompson Creek Coal and Coke Corporation, circa 1970.  It is a projection sketch from the No. 3 Mine. 

The AHS Archives includes historical maps of many varieties – from early land surveys to mining claim maps to trail maps and more. Look for a new one each #MapMonday, including maps that are featured in “Maps Through the Decades,” the current display in the Archives Building Community Gallery (closed for the off season, reopening June 15).

One map from the Thompson Creek Coal and Coke Corporation, circa 1970. It is a projection sketch from the No. 3 Mine.

The AHS Archives includes historical maps of many varieties – from early land surveys to mining claim maps to trail maps and more. Look for a new one each #MapMonday, including maps that are featured in “Maps Through the Decades,” the current display in the Archives Building Community Gallery (closed for the off season, reopening June 15).
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The base of Little Nell on Aspen Mountain in the spring, 1976. #tbt 
(Photo: Aspen Historical Society, Aspen Skiing Co. Collection)

The base of Little Nell on Aspen Mountain in the spring, 1976. #tbt
(Photo: Aspen Historical Society, Aspen Skiing Co. Collection)
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One brochure/map for Buttermilk Mountain for the 1962-63 season.

The AHS Archives includes historical maps of many varieties – from early land surveys to mining claim maps to trail maps and more. Look for a new one each #MapMonday, including maps that are featured in “Maps Through the Decades,” the current display in the Archives Building Community Gallery (closed for the off season, reopening June 15).

One brochure/map for Buttermilk Mountain for the 1962-63 season.

The AHS Archives includes historical maps of many varieties – from early land surveys to mining claim maps to trail maps and more. Look for a new one each #MapMonday, including maps that are featured in “Maps Through the Decades,” the current display in the Archives Building Community Gallery (closed for the off season, reopening June 15).
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Skiers on Mt. Hayden, circa 1936. #tbt 
(Photo: Aspen Historical Society Collection)

Skiers on Mt. Hayden, circa 1936. #tbt
(Photo: Aspen Historical Society Collection)
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One map of the Smuggler Mine and the geological layers and faults drawn by D.P. Rohlfing, a mining engineer, November 27, 1933 for John Herron. 

The AHS Archives includes historical maps of many varieties – from early land surveys to mining claim maps to trail maps and more. Look for a new one each #MapMonday, including maps that are featured in “Maps Through the Decades,” the current display in the Archives Building Community Gallery (closed for the off season, reopening June 15).

One map of the Smuggler Mine and the geological layers and faults drawn by D.P. Rohlfing, a mining engineer, November 27, 1933 for John Herron.

The AHS Archives includes historical maps of many varieties – from early land surveys to mining claim maps to trail maps and more. Look for a new one each #MapMonday, including maps that are featured in “Maps Through the Decades,” the current display in the Archives Building Community Gallery (closed for the off season, reopening June 15).
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A man waxing his skis at his car on Cooper Avenue outside the Red Onion, circa 1948. #tbt 
(Photo: Aspen Historical Society Collection)

A man waxing his skis at his car on Cooper Avenue outside the Red Onion, circa 1948. #tbt
(Photo: Aspen Historical Society Collection)
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One map showing avalanche areas in the Aspen Quadrangle. It was created by Bruce Bryant in 1972. 

The AHS Archives includes historical maps of many varieties – from early land surveys to mining claim maps to trail maps and more. Look for a new one each #MapMonday, including maps that are featured in “Maps Through the Decades,” the new display in the Archives Building Community Gallery.

One map showing avalanche areas in the Aspen Quadrangle. It was created by Bruce Bryant in 1972.

The AHS Archives includes historical maps of many varieties – from early land surveys to mining claim maps to trail maps and more. Look for a new one each #MapMonday, including maps that are featured in “Maps Through the Decades,” the new display in the Archives Building Community Gallery.
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The Holland House and the bottom of Lift One, spring 1958. #tbt 
(Photo: Aspen Historical Society Collection)

The Holland House and the bottom of Lift One, spring 1958. #tbt
(Photo: Aspen Historical Society Collection)
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One map of Pitkin County, 1884. This is a compilation by the U.S. Department of Mineral Survey, drawn by C.C. Vickery and published by the Aspen Times, showing Pitkin County with mountains, rivers, towns and early homesteads.

The AHS Archives includes historical maps of many varieties – from early land surveys to mining claim maps to trail maps and more. Look for a new one each #MapMonday, including maps such as this, which is featured in “Maps Through the Decades,” the new display in the Archives Building Community Gallery.

One map of Pitkin County, 1884. This is a compilation by the U.S. Department of Mineral Survey, drawn by C.C. Vickery and published by the Aspen Times, showing Pitkin County with mountains, rivers, towns and early homesteads.

The AHS Archives includes historical maps of many varieties – from early land surveys to mining claim maps to trail maps and more. Look for a new one each #MapMonday, including maps such as this, which is featured in “Maps Through the Decades,” the new display in the Archives Building Community Gallery.
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Main Street, with the Aspen Times building and the Hotel Jerome visible, 1947. #tbt 
(Photo: Aspen Historical Society Collection)

Main Street, with the Aspen Times building and the Hotel Jerome visible, 1947. #tbt
(Photo: Aspen Historical Society Collection)
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One map of the Smuggler Mine and the geological layers and faults drawn by D.P. Rohlfing, a mining engineer, November 27, 1933 for John Herron. This map is colorized and shows the Champion, Silver King and Millie Shafts. 

The AHS Archives includes historical maps of many varieties – from early land surveys to mining claim maps to trail maps and more. Look for a new one each #MapMonday, including maps that are featured in “Maps Through the Decades,” the new display in the Archives Building Community Gallery.

One map of the Smuggler Mine and the geological layers and faults drawn by D.P. Rohlfing, a mining engineer, November 27, 1933 for John Herron. This map is colorized and shows the Champion, Silver King and Millie Shafts.

The AHS Archives includes historical maps of many varieties – from early land surveys to mining claim maps to trail maps and more. Look for a new one each #MapMonday, including maps that are featured in “Maps Through the Decades,” the new display in the Archives Building Community Gallery.
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Waterman's Service Station and the Castle Creek Cabins, circa 1955. Jimmy Hamlin is standing by the gas pumps. #tbt 
(Photo: Aspen Historical Society Collection)

Waterman's Service Station and the Castle Creek Cabins, circa 1955. Jimmy Hamlin is standing by the gas pumps. #tbt
(Photo: Aspen Historical Society Collection)
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One topographical map by the US Geological Survey of the Tourtelotte Park area on Aspen Mountain. This page was part of the book "Geology of the Aspen Mining District, Colorado with Atlas" by Josiah Edward Spurr, published in 1898. Originally surveyed in 1891, it captures mine and tram locations, structures, and more.

The AHS Archives includes historical maps of many varieties – from early land surveys to mining claim maps to trail maps and more. Look for a new one each #MapMonday, including maps such as this, which is featured in “Maps Through the Decades,” the new display in the Archives Building Community Gallery.

One topographical map by the US Geological Survey of the Tourtelotte Park area on Aspen Mountain. This page was part of the book "Geology of the Aspen Mining District, Colorado with Atlas" by Josiah Edward Spurr, published in 1898. Originally surveyed in 1891, it captures mine and tram locations, structures, and more.

The AHS Archives includes historical maps of many varieties – from early land surveys to mining claim maps to trail maps and more. Look for a new one each #MapMonday, including maps such as this, which is featured in “Maps Through the Decades,” the new display in the Archives Building Community Gallery.
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The Holden Lixiviation Plant on the west bank of Castle Creek, circa 1895. The railroad trestle for the Colorado Midland is visible, as are numerous buildings, including the power house in the foreground. #tbt 
(Photo: Aspen Historical Society Collection)

The Holden Lixiviation Plant on the west bank of Castle Creek, circa 1895. The railroad trestle for the Colorado Midland is visible, as are numerous buildings, including the power house in the foreground. #tbt
(Photo: Aspen Historical Society Collection)
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One fly fishing map, showing fishing areas in the Roaring Fork and Frying Pan valleys. It was produced by Chuck Fothergill's Outdoor Sportsman shop, circa 1980.

The AHS Archives includes historical maps of many varieties – from early land surveys to mining claim maps to trail maps and more. Look for a new one each #MapMonday, including maps that are featured in “Maps Through the Decades,” the new display in the Archives Building Community Gallery.

One fly fishing map, showing fishing areas in the Roaring Fork and Frying Pan valleys. It was produced by Chuck Fothergill's Outdoor Sportsman shop, circa 1980.

The AHS Archives includes historical maps of many varieties – from early land surveys to mining claim maps to trail maps and more. Look for a new one each #MapMonday, including maps that are featured in “Maps Through the Decades,” the new display in the Archives Building Community Gallery.
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The top of Lift Six and the bottom of Lift Two, 1960. #tbt 
(Photo: Aspen Historical Society Collection)

The top of Lift Six and the bottom of Lift Two, 1960. #tbt
(Photo: Aspen Historical Society Collection)
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One annual mining map of the Smuggler Mine in Aspen, showing the underground development for the year ending September 1, 1900. New work is indicated by hatch marks and used to show progress to mine owners, proof for mining law work that at least $100 of improvements were completed for the year and as a record for the miners for future work.

The AHS Archives includes historical maps of many varieties – from early land surveys to mining claim maps to trail maps and more. Look for a new one each #MapMonday, including maps such as this, which is featured in “Maps Through the Decades,” the new display in the Archives Building Community Gallery.

One annual mining map of the Smuggler Mine in Aspen, showing the underground development for the year ending September 1, 1900. New work is indicated by hatch marks and used to show progress to mine owners, proof for mining law work that at least $100 of improvements were completed for the year and as a record for the miners for future work.

The AHS Archives includes historical maps of many varieties – from early land surveys to mining claim maps to trail maps and more. Look for a new one each #MapMonday, including maps such as this, which is featured in “Maps Through the Decades,” the new display in the Archives Building Community Gallery.
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The below albums feature photos from past programs. View more photo album highlights on our Flickr.