From the Pilot archives: Tom Morgan’s Livery Stable circa 1890
Tom Morgan’s Livery Stable was photographed in the 1890s and published in the Steamboat Pilot on May 13, 1943, with the caption, “The above picture is of Tom Morgan’s livery stable in Steamboat Springs, taken in the ’90s. It was located on the west bank of Spring Creek and south side of Lincoln Avenue, across from the present main office of the Spring Creek Cabins, owned by George Achenbach. Those in front are Glen Tower, Lawrence Wren, Charlie Baird, Joe Lobb, John Summer, Duncan, Johnny Williams, unknown and George Malanson. Tom Morgan operated the stable many years, and outfitted many tourist parties going into the hills on hunting and fishing trips.”
This photo is part of the Steamboat Pilot Archives Project, a partnership of the Tread of Pioneers Museum and Steamboat Pilot & Today. To support the project, contact Candice Bannister, the museum’s executive director, at 970-879-2214 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Donations can be mailed to the museum at P.O. Box 772372, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477.
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