Living at Big Bend during the 1880s

Living at Big Bend during the 1880s

Big Bend was located on the Dolores River west of the town of Dolores about 1887. The log cabin on the left was the schoolhouse. Harris Bros. Mercantile was located to the right of the school and has the big wooden sign on the front of the store building. The photo given to Bill and June Head by Merton Taylor of Dolores, from the Harris Collection.
The town of Big Bend, seen in a photograph from the Majors/Dawson family collection.
The old spillway and dam on the Dolores River just below Big Bend. The construction of the McPhee Dam put it under water.

Living at Big Bend during the 1880s

Big Bend was located on the Dolores River west of the town of Dolores about 1887. The log cabin on the left was the schoolhouse. Harris Bros. Mercantile was located to the right of the school and has the big wooden sign on the front of the store building. The photo given to Bill and June Head by Merton Taylor of Dolores, from the Harris Collection.
The town of Big Bend, seen in a photograph from the Majors/Dawson family collection.
The old spillway and dam on the Dolores River just below Big Bend. The construction of the McPhee Dam put it under water.
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