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Photo, Print, Drawing McKee Ranch, cutting firewood, Silverthorne, Colorado

About this Item


  • McKee Ranch, cutting firewood, Silverthorne, Colorado


  • Dettmer, Elke, 1944- (Photographer)

Created / Published

  • Silverthorne, Colorado, August 20, 1980


  • -  Folklore--Colorado
  • -  Photographs
  • -  Ethnography
  • -  Documentary photographs
  • -  United States -- Colorado -- Summit County -- Silverthorne


  • Photographs
  • Ethnography
  • Documentary photographs


  • -  Index data: 1-2, Surroundings, environment at the McKee Ranch; 3-4, Mailboxes; 5, Shed number 5 (numerical building identifiers probably reference a site plan made during the project; copy of such a plan not identified as this metadata is edited in 2019); 6-7, Corral and horses; 8, Wes Dunaway getting chain saw ready; 9, Main house, back; 10, Corral; 11, Trailer; 12, Some McKee vehicles; 13, Main group of buildings; 14, Barn number 1; 15, Wes Dunaway starting chain saw; 16, Jeep and logs at woodcutting area; 17-18, Wes sawing dead trees; 19, Wes Dunaway's daughter Cheri and niece Phoebe watching, playing, and helping with woodcutting; 20, Wes and Cheri dragging cut wood down to the road; 21, Jeep; 22-23 Cheri helping her father with the woodcutting; 24-25, Sawhorse (sawbuck) brought to the woodcutting site by Doris McKee, Vera (Wes Dunaway's wife) and Michael (Wes Dunaway's son); 26, Michael Dunaway; 27-32, Cheri helps Wes sawing wood on the sawhorse (sawbuck).


  • 35 mm color slide

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Call number: AFC 1991/031: ED-2

Source Collection

  • Colorado Folklife Project collection (AFC 1991/031)


  • American Folklife Center

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Credit line: Colorado Folklife Project collection (AFC 1991/031), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

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Chicago citation style:

Dettmer, Elke. McKee Ranch, cutting firewood, Silverthorne, Colorado. United States Summit County Colorado Silverthorne, 1980. Silverthorne, Colorado. Photograph.

APA citation style:

Dettmer, E. (1980) McKee Ranch, cutting firewood, Silverthorne, Colorado. United States Summit County Colorado Silverthorne, 1980. Silverthorne, Colorado. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Dettmer, Elke. McKee Ranch, cutting firewood, Silverthorne, Colorado. Silverthorne, Colorado. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.