Center of Southwest Studies

Collection  D 002.05:
Digital image from the Lechner family:
Rockwood (Colo.) school bus photograph, 1922

Frank Moss and his siblings and mother

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Rockwood (Colo.) school bus (carriage), 1922


Date: 1922

Horse drawn carriages-Colorado--Rockwood--Pictorial works

Descriptive note: 
Children stand in front of what they called the school bus in Rockwood in 1922. Mary (Lechner) Moss is the little girl on the far left. The driver of the bus is her mother, Annie Lechner, and she is the partially hidden figure to Mary's left. Later, Mary would drive that bus. 

From L-R: Mary Lechner, her sister Leola, cousin Milton Lechner, partially hidden figure: Annie Lechner, mother of Mary and Leola, Walter Lechner, Arvila Tyler in cap, and Eddia Fiant. The horses are Nellie and Snookie.

Photo courtesy of Dorothy Lechner.

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