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Historic photos from the Edwards/Norton family

This gallery contains photographs from the Ruth Edwards/John J. Norton family albums. Most were taken by Ruth Edwards' family and they show images from the Pikes Peak region and the entire West around the turn of the 20th century. Some are instantly recognizable. Others are a mystery. They are courtesy John E. Norton.

Williams Canyon 2

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Ruth Edwards

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Royal Gorge

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Pikes Peak 1

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Seven Falls

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Unidentified 1

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Williams Canyon

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Unknown 7

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Rainbow Falls

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Unknown1

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Silver Cascade in Cheyenne Canon

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Unknown 6

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Pikes Peak and highway

This photo shows Pikes Peak and the Pikes Peak Highway and Cascade from across Ute Pass. Photo courtesy John E. Norton.

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Royal Gorge train bridge

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Siamese Twins

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The "Saturday Knights" is the caption on this photo. The Knights are a men's hiking club founded in Colorado Springs in 1903. Photo courtesy John E. Norton.

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Unidentified 2

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Unknown 2

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Unidentified 3

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Unknown 3

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Unknown 4

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Unknown 9

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Unknown 12

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Unknown 10

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Unknown 8

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Unknown 11

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The John S. Wolfe ranch at what is now 905 Cheyenne Road. Photo is dated 1887. Today it is the site of a Colorado Springs park: Harlan-Wolfe Ranch. Photo courtesy John E. Norton.

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Typical page in the Edwards/Norton photo album. The caption describes a bonfire at Washburn Field at Colorado College. Photo courtesy John E. Norton.

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Williams Canyon 2

Ruth Edwards

Royal Gorge

Pikes Peak 1

Seven Falls

Unidentified 1

Williams Canyon

Unknown 7

Rainbow Falls

Unknown1

Silver Cascade in Cheyenne Canon

Unknown 6

Pikes Peak and highway

This photo shows Pikes Peak and the Pikes Peak Highway and Cascade from across Ute Pass. Photo courtesy John E. Norton.

Royal Gorge train bridge

Siamese Twins

The "Saturday Knights" is the caption on this photo. The Knights are a men's hiking club founded in Colorado Springs in 1903. Photo courtesy John E. Norton.

Unidentified 2

Unknown 2

Unidentified 3

Unknown 3

Unknown 4

Unknown 9

Unknown 12

Unknown 10

Unknown 8

Unknown 11

The John S. Wolfe ranch at what is now 905 Cheyenne Road. Photo is dated 1887. Today it is the site of a Colorado Springs park: Harlan-Wolfe Ranch. Photo courtesy John E. Norton.

Typical page in the Edwards/Norton photo album. The caption describes a bonfire at Washburn Field at Colorado College. Photo courtesy John E. Norton.

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