Denver, CO: W.H. Jackson, Yellowstone Series, (c.1890). Stereoview. Albumen photograph [9 cm x 15 cm] on a cream W.H. Jackson mount [10 cm x 18 cm] Nice contrasts. Near fine. Item #1830
Jackson stereoview of a mountain (Magnolia?) lake with the Snowy Range section of the Medicine Bows in the background, erroneously (?) on a Yellowstone mount.
In 1889 gold was discovered in the Medicine Bow Mountains between Douglas Creek and the North Brush Creek Basin. The first claim was staked in what was originally called the Brush Creek camp. Soon the camp became known as the Gold Hill district.