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Catalog Number 6312
Collection Stereoviews -- Natural disasters
Material Type Stereoview card
Scope & Content "Grasshoppers"

Stereoview showing a back garden and fence covered by a swarm of what is undoubtedly Melanoplus spretus, the Rocky Mountain Locust. The insects are weighing down the plants.

Written on the back: "Colorado Springs, Col. Aug 15th 1875."
Maker's Mark: Russell & Luke
Date Circa 1875
Year Range from 1875
Subjects Rocky Mountain locust.
Colorado Springs (Colo.)
Stereoscopic views.