Resources

Images:

Center of Southwest Studies Fort Lewis College https://swcenter.fortlewis.edu/ResearchResources/Archives/FindingAids.aspx

U.S. Geological Survey

https://library.usgs.gov/photo/#/

Maps:

Searchable maps from the US Geological Survey

https://ngmdb.usgs.gov/topoview/viewer/#13/37.2801/-107.8736

Resources of facts:

The Hanging Tree - Pioneers of the San Juan Country compiled by Sarah Platt Decker has several accounts of this murder and hanging most notably book 2 page 85.

Durango Smelter - Durango Diary by Duane Smith - Page 50 to 53

https://strater.com

 

http://www.cincinnatimagazine.com/columns/indian-sign-paddock-and-vine/

 

http://fpcdurango.org/about/history

Recommended reading regarding Durango and surrounding areas. 

 

Rocky Mountain Boom Town - by Duane Smith

Durango Diary II - by Duane Smith

A Colorado History - by Ubbelohde, Benson and Smith

Pioneers of the San Juan Country - compiled by Sarah Platt Decker

The Road That Silver Built by P. David Smith

Pioneers of the San Juan Country is a highly recommended book available at Maria's Bookshop in downtown Durango. It is actually a combination of four previously published books. It is a compilation of stories written by some of the earliest white pioneers to come to the San Juan mountains.