Rocky Mountain News Office - Built in 1860.
This albumen print on a card mount of the Rocky Mountain News building in Denver, Colorado. This photo is a copy of an original photograph taken by an unidentified photographer circa 1860-1864, and the copy was made by A. E. (Alfred Evans) Rinehart (b. 1852) at an unknown date. Rinehart's name is printed on the mount in the lower left corner. The Rocky Mountain News building was destroyed by the Cherry Creek Flood on May 20th, 1864. The building has two signs, one which says "Printing," and the other "Rocky Mountain News." The Tremont House, also visible in the photo, has a sign which reads "Tremont House." The title is printed on the mount, along with the inscription: "Destroyed by the great Cherry Creek Flood at 2 a.m., May 20, 1864."
Printed on front "Rocky Mountain News Office-Built in 1860." "Destroyed by the great Cherry Creek Flood at 2 a.m., May 20, 1864."
"E. Rinehart, Denver, Co"