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    • Thomas Alva Edison visiting Denver

    • Inventor Thomas Alva Edison poses next to a train car on his visit to Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Inventors--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931.
    • September 9, 1908
    • Home where Alva Adams was born in Alamosa?

    • Exterior view of Alva Adams' birth place in Alamosa, Colorado. Adams was once a local retail dealer and, from 1897-1899, the Democratic Governor of Colorado. The two-story wood frame structure with intersecting gables has clapboard siding, sash...
    • Adams, Alva Blanchard, b. 1875--Homes & haunts.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Houses--Colorado--Alamosa--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Alva B. Adams Tunnel

    • View of the West Portal of the Continental Divide Tunnel (Alva Adams Tunnel), a part of the Colorado-Big Thompson Project, during construction on the east end of Grand Lake in Grand County, Colorado. The work was undertaken by the United States...
    • United States. Bureau of Reclamation--Facilities.; Water diversion--Colorado--Grand County--1930-1940.; Water tunnels--Colorado--Grand County--1930-1940.; Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Grand County (Colo.)--1930-1940.;...
    • [between 1939 and 1940?]
    • W.P.C.D. powder car

    • A worker holds sticks of dynamite removed from a cart containing explosives at the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado. The man wears work overalls and a...
    • Colorado-Big Thompson Project (U.S.)--People--1930-1950.; Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Explosives--Colorado--Grand County--1930-1950.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Grand County--1930-1950.
    • [between 1930 and 1950?]
    • W.P.C.D. powder car

    • A worker removes blasting powder from an explosives car near the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado. Label painted on the box reads "Hercules Powder."...
    • Colorado-Big Thompson Project (U.S.)--People--1930-1950.; Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Explosives--Colorado--Grand County--1930-1950.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Grand County--1930-1950.
    • [between 1930 and 1950?]
    • Dickenson residence (occupied by Gov. Adams)  Logan and 17th Aves. [sic] Denver

    • View of the Dickenson house, occupied by Governor Alva Adams, at 17th (Seventeenth) Avenue and Logan Street in the North Capitol Hill neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The Richardsonian Romanesque style house has rusticated stone, a conical tower,...
    • Adams, Alva Blanchard, b. 1875--Homes & haunts.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; North Capitol Hill (Denver, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.
    • 1897 May 2
    • W.P.C.D. powder house loading primers

    • A worker prepares an explosive charge in the powder house near the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County Colorado. The man wears work overalls and a cap. He places a...
    • Colorado-Big Thompson Project (U.S.)--People--1930-1950.; Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Explosives--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.
    • [1946 July?]
    • W.P.C.D. powder house

    • A worker stacks explosive charges in the powder house at the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado. He wears work overalls and a cap. Fuses are wrapped...
    • Colorado-Big Thompson Project (U.S.)--People--1930-1950.; Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Explosives--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • W.P.C.D. office

    • Clerks work in the office of the Colorado Big Thompson project at the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) in Grand County, Colorado. One man sits at a desk and works at a typewriter. Ledger books sit open on an oak...
    • Colorado-Big Thompson Project (U.S.)--People--1930-1950.; Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Offices--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.
    • 1942 March
    • EPCD Portal

    • View of the East Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Larimer County, Colorado. Shows tracks, pipes, rocks and signs that read: "U.S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Reclamation,...
    • Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Larimer County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Hydraulic facilities--Colorado--Larimer County--1940-1950.; Tunnels--Colorado--Larimer County--1940-1950.
    • [between 1941 and 1951?]
    • WPCD locomotives in yard

    • View of the locomotive yard at the West Portal construction site of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado. Shows men, mine locomotives, corrugated sheds, power station, a...
    • Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1942?]
    • EPCD senators on man train

    • Senators with hard hats ride in a train through the East Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Larimer County, Colorado. Shows rocks, pipe, tracks, possibly a walkway and signs that...
    • Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Larimer County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Hydraulic facilities--Colorado--Larimer County--1940-1950.; Railroads--Colorado--Larimer County--1940-1950.; Tunnels--Colorado--Larimer County--1940-1950.
    • [between 1941 and 1951?]
    • Camp Alva Adams

    • Black and white photograph of the Camp Alva Adams stone marker with corresponding information from the back.
    • Spanish-American War, 1898.
    • 1972
    • Fourth annual ball : given by J.E. Bates Fire and Hose Co. No. 3.

    • "At Turner's Hall, Tuesday evening, Feb. 15, 1876."; "J.E.B.H. We strive to save."; "Leave orders for carriages at Clayton's hat store and Hartman's livery."; "Music by Gilman Band."; "Supper served in the hall."; "Tickets, including carriages and...
    • Balls (Parties)--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Denver (Colo.) 1870-1880.; Denver (Colo.)--Social life and customs.
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    • EPCD camp from above portal

    • View of construction at the East Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Larimer County, Colorado.; shows tracks, sheds, pipes, pipe sections, tailings, rocky crags, cirrus and cumulus...
    • Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Larimer County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Construction--Colorado--Larimer County--1940-1950.; Hydraulic facilities--Colorado--Larimer County--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • W.P.C.D. mucking

    • Men load rubble onto ore cars in a tunnel at the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado. The men wear work overalls, hard hats, and electric mine lamps....
    • Colorado-Big Thompson Project (U.S.)--People--1930-1950.; Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Employees--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Hydraulic facilities--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Mine...
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • WPCD yard

    • View of the mine locomotive yard at the West Portal construction site of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado. Shows tracks, power station, pipes, gabled metal sheds and...
    • Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Metal buildings--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Sheds--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1942?]
    • WPCD, general-outside

    • View of automobiles, a dump truck and gabled buildings at the West Portal construction site of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado. Shows buildings and a snow covered...
    • Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Automobiles--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Construction--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Metal buildings--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1942?]
    • Camp Alva Adams

    • Black and white photograph of the Camp Alva Adams stone marker and City Park Golf Course sign with corresponding information from the back.
    • Spanish-American War, 1898.
    • 1972
    • WPCD

    • Workers stand beside railroad tracks, tools and ladders inside the the west portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel of the United States Reclamation Bureau Colorado Big Thompson Project water diversion tunnel (west portal of the Continental Divide...
    • Colorado-Big Thompson Project (U.S.)--People--1940-1950.; Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Employees--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Hydraulic facilities--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.;...
    • [between 194 and 1947]
    • WPCD, man car

    • View of a train car fitted for people near the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project located in Grand County, Colorado. Shows tracks, pipes, a gabled shed, a barrel, and possibly a...
    • Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • WPCD surface bldgs.

    • View of multi-level buildings at the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Larimer County, Colorado. Shows pipes, gabled buildings, smoke stacks and the snow covered ground.
    • Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Buildings--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Pipes--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1942?]
    • W.P.C.D. tunnel at portal

    • Interior view of the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado. Shows tracks, pipes, wires and possibly a switch.
    • Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Hydraulic facilities--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Tunnels--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1947?]
    • WPCD, unpacking Hercules Powder

    • A man with a hat unpacks boxes of "Hercules Powder" explosives, probably at the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado. Shows the corrugated powder house...
    • Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Employees--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Explosives--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Metal buildings--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Sheds--Colorado--Grand...
    • [between 1940 and 1942?]
    • EPCD, drilling from column

    • A worker operates a compressed air, percussion-type rock drill near the East Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel), of the Colorado-Big Thompson Water Diversion Project, in Grand County, Colorado. The man wears a safety...
    • Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Boring--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Construction workers--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Drilling & boring machinery--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.;...
    • [between 1940 and 1944?]
    • First Baptist Church Directory and Yearbook

    • Directory published by the First Baptist Church of Denver, Colorado. Included in the document are lists of: the different religious services and their corresponding meeting times, different organizations within the congregation, and members by...
    • First Baptist Church (Denver, Colo.)--Directories.; First Baptist Church (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1930
    • Confederate reunion

    • View of conventioneers in Trinidad, Colorado. A balding man in a dark suit with a ribbon on his lapel looks at a balding man in light colored slacks, white shirt and tie, who is holding a tobacco pipe and pouch. Other people are in the background,...
    • Trinidad (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Adams, Alva Blanchard, b. 1875.; Beshoar, John.; Santelmann, Wiliam F.
    • August, 1939
    • WPCD Priming stick of powder in powder house

    • Interior view of an explosives shed at the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado. A man inserts a fuse into dynamite; crate reads: "Dupont." A calendar,...
    • Colorado-Big Thompson Project (U.S.)--People--1940-1950.; Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Dynamite--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Explosives--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.;...
    • 1941, March
    • WPCD house Grand Lake and track

    • View near the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado. Railroad tracks, metal buildings, fuel tanks, and snow are by Grand Lake (frozen).
    • Colorado-Big Thompson Project (U.S.)--Equipment & supplies--`1940-1950.; Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand Lake (Colo. : Lake)--1940-1950.; Buildings--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Hydraulic...
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • WPCD exterior powder house

    • View of a mine explosives shed at the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado. Crates of dynamite by snow and the corrugated metal building read: "Dupont...
    • Colorado-Big Thompson Project (U.S.)--Facilities--1940-1950.; Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Explosives--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Metal buildings--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.
    • [1941?]
    • WPCD sorting primers

    • Interior view of the powder house at the West Portal site of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado. A man wears a hat and sorts the explosive primers. The boxes read: "Hercules...
    • Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Employees--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Explosives--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1942?]
    • WPCD drilling

    • Men work with pneumatic drilling equipment at the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado.
    • Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Drilling & boring machinery--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Hydraulic facilities--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.;...
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • WPCD loaded face

    • View of a tunnel charged with dynamite at the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado.
    • Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Explosives--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Hydraulic facilities--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.;...
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • West portal Continental Divide Tunnel

    • View of the entrance to the west portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel of the United States Reclamation Bureau Colorado Big Thompson Project water diversion tunnel in Grand County County, Colorado. A sign reads: "West Portal Continental Divide Tunnel,...
    • Colorado-Big Thompson Project (U.S.)--1940-1950.; Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Hydraulic facilities--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Tunnels--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1947]
    • WPCD mucking left 3/4

    • A man loads rubble onto an ore car in a tunnel at the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado.
    • Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Hydraulic facilities--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Laborers--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.;...
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • WPCD, making up primer

    • Interior view of the powder house at the West Portal construction site of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Larimer County, Colorado. A man holds an explosive and shows the primer and fuse....
    • Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Employees--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Explosives--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.
    • [between 1941 and 1942?]
    • West Port[al] CD shanking steel - blacksmith shop

    • Interior view of a machine shop at the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado. Men work in a corrugated steel shed.
    • Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Machine shops--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • WPCD mucking right 3/4

    • Men load rubble onto ore cars in a tunnel at the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado.
    • Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Hydraulic facilities--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Laborers--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.;...
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • First Baptist Church Diamond Anniversary

    • Book commemorating the Diamond Anniversary of the First Baptist Church in Denver, Colorado. Included in the book is a description of the history of the church, is former locations, photographs and a list of members of the congregation.
    • First Baptist Church (Denver, Colo.)--Directories.; First Baptist Church (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1939
    • West Port[al] CD muck train coming out of tunnel

    • Men stand by a muck train that emerges from the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado. Sign reads: "Positively No Admittance."
    • Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Cable railroads--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Construction workers--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Construction--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Hydraulic...
    • [between 1940 and 1947?]
    • WPCD mucking bucket spilling

    • Men work in a tunnel at the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado.
    • Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Hydraulic facilities--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Laborers--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.;...
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • 1924 First Baptist Church Directory

    • Membership directory for the First Baptist Church located in Denver, Colorado. Included in the directory are a list of church events, officers and their reports, lists of members, and advertisements.
    • First Baptist Church (Denver, Colo.)--Directories.; First Baptist Church (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1924
    • West Port[al] CD cable car & electronics

    • Men pose by cable driven cars inside the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado.
    • Colorado-Big Thompson Project (U.S.)--People--1940-1950.; Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Cable railroads--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Construction workers--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.;...
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • WPCD mucking bucket spilling

    • Men load rubble in a tunnel at the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado. One man smokes a cigarette.
    • Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Hydraulic facilities--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Laborers--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.;...
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • West Port[al] CD timbering action

    • Men examine metal shoring near the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado
    • Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Construction workers--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Hydraulic facilities--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.;...
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]

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