The Resource Berry family photo collection

Berry family photo collection

Label
Berry family photo collection, 1902-1933
Title
Berry family photo collection
Inclusive dates
1902-1933
Creator
Contributor
Donor
Photographer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Collection contains seven photograph albums documenting many of the constructions projects George A. Berry worked on as a surveyor and engineer. Also included are Berry family photographs
Action
Physical condition: photographs are in good condition and housed in their original albums.
Biographical or historical data
George A. Berry (1884-1968) was a surveyor and engineer who worked building railroads through the Rocky Mountain Region in the early 1900s. His brother, Charles B. Berry (1890-1965) was the Director of Public Works for Denver during the McNichols Administration.
Cataloging source
DPL
Characteristic
picture
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1884-1968
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Berry, George A.
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Berry, George E.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Berry, George A
  • Berry family
  • Denver, Northwestern, and Pacific Railway
  • Families
  • Family vacations
  • Railroads
  • Railroad tunnels
  • Railroad accidents
  • Baseball teams
  • Moffat Tunnel (Colo.)
  • Colorado
  • Utah
Technique
not applicable
Label
Berry family photo collection
Instantiates
Production
Note
  • Title from inventory
  • Title supplied by cataloger
Carrier category
sheet
Carrier category code
nb
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
still image
Content type code
sti
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Photo Album 1 -- Photographs of the Red Narrows of Utah and surveying parties for the Moffat Road, Summit Cut and of men at the camps and the machinery used in building the Moffat Road (1909)
  • Photo Album 2 -- Charles B. Berry photographs showing the 4% grade of the Moffat Road, Oil Plant in Watrous, N.M. (1931); High Grade Sand and Gravel Company (1923); Bear Creek Colorado State Highway (1933); Camp Raton (1931); Portland Astoria and Pacific work (1920); Twin Mountain Ballast Pit Colorado and Southern (1932); Channing, Tex. to Canadian River Bridge, road construction photos along the Colorado State Highway (1931); Strawberry Valley project (1915); construction photos on the Skyline Ditch, Mesa Verde National Park (1909). Family photographs and pictures of San Diego, Calif, Ariz., Utah and Wyo
  • Photo Album 3 -- Multiple photographs of people working on railroad projects, (possibly Moffat Road); train wrecks and areas along the coast; photos of a baseball team
  • Photo Album 4 -- George A. Berry photo album with photographs of Greenhorn, Colo., Steam Shovel, Intake Soldier Summit; George A. Berry camps at Tucker, Huntington, and Mill Fork, Utah, Three Creeks, Ark. (1912-1914)
  • Photo Album 5 -- Photos of Moffat Tunnel, building East Portal, above Boulder Park, Track Layer at Coal Creek, Rollinsville, Colo., the Pactolas Placer, Quartz Creek, from Tunnel 5 through 4, workers, commissary Coal Creek, Bull Gulch Bridge, A Winter Morning, On The Foot Hills, Site of Leyden, Mules, At the Summit, Mammoth Gulch, Y Ranch in Boulder Park, Coal Creek Bridge
  • Photo Album 6 -- George A. Berry family photo album and scenes of landscapes
  • Photo Album 7 -- Berry family (1902-1904)
Extent
1 linear ft. (1 photo box)
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colo
Immediate source of acquisition
Geroge E. Berry;
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)965195860
  • (OCoLC)ocn965195860
Label
Berry family photo collection
Production
Note
  • Title from inventory
  • Title supplied by cataloger
Carrier category
sheet
Carrier category code
nb
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
still image
Content type code
sti
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Photo Album 1 -- Photographs of the Red Narrows of Utah and surveying parties for the Moffat Road, Summit Cut and of men at the camps and the machinery used in building the Moffat Road (1909)
  • Photo Album 2 -- Charles B. Berry photographs showing the 4% grade of the Moffat Road, Oil Plant in Watrous, N.M. (1931); High Grade Sand and Gravel Company (1923); Bear Creek Colorado State Highway (1933); Camp Raton (1931); Portland Astoria and Pacific work (1920); Twin Mountain Ballast Pit Colorado and Southern (1932); Channing, Tex. to Canadian River Bridge, road construction photos along the Colorado State Highway (1931); Strawberry Valley project (1915); construction photos on the Skyline Ditch, Mesa Verde National Park (1909). Family photographs and pictures of San Diego, Calif, Ariz., Utah and Wyo
  • Photo Album 3 -- Multiple photographs of people working on railroad projects, (possibly Moffat Road); train wrecks and areas along the coast; photos of a baseball team
  • Photo Album 4 -- George A. Berry photo album with photographs of Greenhorn, Colo., Steam Shovel, Intake Soldier Summit; George A. Berry camps at Tucker, Huntington, and Mill Fork, Utah, Three Creeks, Ark. (1912-1914)
  • Photo Album 5 -- Photos of Moffat Tunnel, building East Portal, above Boulder Park, Track Layer at Coal Creek, Rollinsville, Colo., the Pactolas Placer, Quartz Creek, from Tunnel 5 through 4, workers, commissary Coal Creek, Bull Gulch Bridge, A Winter Morning, On The Foot Hills, Site of Leyden, Mules, At the Summit, Mammoth Gulch, Y Ranch in Boulder Park, Coal Creek Bridge
  • Photo Album 6 -- George A. Berry family photo album and scenes of landscapes
  • Photo Album 7 -- Berry family (1902-1904)
Extent
1 linear ft. (1 photo box)
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colo
Immediate source of acquisition
Geroge E. Berry;
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)965195860
  • (OCoLC)ocn965195860

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