Black and white cabinet card of Denver flood in 1864. Captured are dozens of people standing at the bank of the flood's course, next to buildings.
Found in collection in 2000. Note found with the item that reads: "David Henry came to Trinidad in 1867 on a Barlow-Sanderson Stage Coach. He was a builder-contractor. He built the old Jaffa Opera House (now Hausman's Main Street Store), the lower part of the city hall on Animas St., and the Foster Hotel and Stage Station on the Apishapa River. He was Trinidad's first street supervisor 1876, 1877, 1878, 1879."
Written on reverse side in ink and pencil: "A-2 -Original acc / Arsenal / Denver & Walls Bank / SF-C Denver - Floods - Cherry Creek / 5/19/1864 much property & near a dozen lives lost / Flood 1864 / Denver 1864 / 71612"