13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Altered Images

A ghost town from a boom town, summer to fall, clear weather to storm. In the 1880's, the town shown, Jefferson, was a boom town for miners and railroad workers. It 's permanent population was over 1,000. and swelled to a much larger number in busy times. The glacial valley shown in near 10,000' high.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2014
Date Uploaded: 10.2015
Photo Location: Jefferson, Colorado, United States of America
Camera: SLT-A99V
Copyright: © Gary Patterson