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Central City Submarine, 1944

Identifier: M123.03.0084.0004.00001


Black and white photograph of the mountain submarine pulled from the bottom of Lake Missouri in 1944. Submarine was constructed by Rufus Owens and had it's maiden voyage in 1898. WWII peaked interest of submarines and a Central City local entrepreneure decided to raise it. The submarine is on display at the Central City Museum in Central City, Colorado.


  • 1944


1 items (photograph)

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

8 x 10 inches black and white


Title supplied by archivist.

Inscription and Marks

Stamped on back of image in purple ink: 'Charles D. Shrum - GL. 0236 - Denver, Colo.'

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

2150 East Evans Avenue
Denver CO 80208
(303) 871-3428