Apache Canyon

This stereo card shows Apache Canyon, New Mexico with a steam engine coming through the pass. Apache Canyon is the site of the 1862 battle called "The Gettysburg of the West," when Union troops from nearby Fort Union, joined by volunteers from Colorado, turned back a Confederate attempt to march north up the Rio Grande and capture the gold regions around Pikes Peak and Denver, Colorado.

Date:
1880 circa 15 years
Original Format:
Stereocard
Item#:
MES02106
Height:
1067px
Width:
2137px
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