Western History & Genealogy Blog


digital.denverlibrary.org is now live!

We're happy to announce that the new DPL Digital Collections website is now live. Powered by CONTENTdm, the DPL Digital Collections houses not only former PhotosWest photographs, but History Colorado, Auraria Library and Creating Communities collections as well. The site currently is in beta and will be continuously improved in the coming weeks.   With Polaris and the new Digital Collections, we have upgraded and enhanced our infrastructure and tools to give our customers a much better experience.   Again, please take a moment to explore the new DPL Digital Collections.  

Denver Stock Yards

Looking for information on George W. Stockton who had an office in the Exchange Building at the Denver Stock Yards. He owned Stockton Truck Lines Inc. and shipped cattle. 1920's to early 1940's.I am also looking for information on Yockey Trucking,his business was sold to Yockey's who also shipped cattle. Any information would be greately appreciated

stock yards

Carolyn, please send me your email address: history@denverlibrary.org attention James R. I'll see what I can dig up.