John E. du Pont collection of Austin and du Pont families’ photographs

About this collection

This digital collection features a small selection of 22 travel photographs from the John E. du Pont collection of Austin and du Pont families’ photographs. The images largely depict locations in Colorado and were taken by noted Western photographer, William Henry Jackson (1843-1942), in the late nineteenth century.

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We helped to build Pike's Peak Railroad
Donkey and foal standing next to railroad tracks. The donkey carries supplies and a case that reads 'Helped build Pike's Peak R.R.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Austin and du Pont families photographs (Accession 2005.281), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Around Windy Point
People gathered outside locomotive and railroad car on rocky hill., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Austin and du Pont families photographs (Accession 2005.281), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Around Windy Point
Locomotive and passenger car for Manitou & Pike's Peak Railroad, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Austin and du Pont families photographs (Accession 2005.281), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The summit at Pike's Peak
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Austin and du Pont families photographs (Accession 2005.281), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Crossing Timber Line
Railroad tracks cutting through wooded mountains., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Austin and du Pont families photographs (Accession 2005.281), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Around Windy Point
Locomotive and passenger car for Manitou & Pike's Peak Railroad, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Austin and du Pont families photographs (Accession 2005.281), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Near Artists Glen
Railroad tracks cutting through wooded mountains., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Austin and du Pont families photographs (Accession 2005.281), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Rocky Mountain Canaries
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Austin and du Pont families photographs (Accession 2005.281), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The Narrows
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Austin and du Pont families photographs (Accession 2005.281), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Ute Pass
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Austin and du Pont families photographs (Accession 2005.281), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Summit of Pike's Peak
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Austin and du Pont families photographs (Accession 2005.281), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Leadville, Colorado
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Austin and du Pont families photographs (Accession 2005.281), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
A gateway to Garden of the Gods and Pike's Peak
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Austin and du Pont families photographs (Accession 2005.281), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The Narrows; William's Canon, Manitou
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Austin and du Pont families photographs (Accession 2005.281), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Cathedral Spires
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Austin and du Pont families photographs (Accession 2005.281), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Loaded
Donkey carrying six children., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Austin and du Pont families photographs (Accession 2005.281), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The Walls of the Canon; Grand River, Glenwood Extension
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Austin and du Pont families photographs (Accession 2005.281), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Near the Summit
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Austin and du Pont families photographs (Accession 2005.281), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Black Canon of the Gunnison
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Austin and du Pont families photographs (Accession 2005.281), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Marshal Pass west side-first section
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Austin and du Pont families photographs (Accession 2005.281), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
West side of Marshall Pass
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Austin and du Pont families photographs (Accession 2005.281), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The gate to the Peak
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Austin and du Pont families photographs (Accession 2005.281), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807