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    • 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,...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1947]
    • 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,...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • 1941, March
    • 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...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [1941?]
    • 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...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 194 and 1947]
    • 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.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • West Port[al] CD timbering - from top of tunnel

    • Men work with metal shoring near the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel), part of the Colorado Big Thompson project, in Grand County, Colorado
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [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.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1942?]
    • 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).
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • West Port[al] CD Supt Kane, Walles, Morris, Robt.

    • Men, possibly Walles Kane and Robert Morris, converse at a desk; one holds a pipe, the other wears a hard hat in an office at the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • 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...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [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."...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1930 and 1950?]
    • 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...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [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...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [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...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • 1942 March
    • 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....
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • 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.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1947?]
    • 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...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1942?]
    • 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...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [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...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1944?]
    • 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...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [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.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [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.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • 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.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [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....
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1941 and 1942?]
    • 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.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • 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.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [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.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • WPCD setting jumbo - upper deck

    • Men work with pipes and hoses in the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • 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...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • 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,...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1941 and 1951?]
    • 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...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1941 and 1951?]
    • 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.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • 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."
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1947?]
    • 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
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • EPCD, blacksmith shop

    • Interior view of a machine shop near the East Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Larimer County, Colorado. Men pose next to machinery, tools, prongs and an anvil.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • West Port[al] CD office man at office door

    • Men smile and pose at night by a metal building and a sign: "Office Platt Rogers, Inc. Contractors - Continental Divide Tunnel at the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1947?]
    • 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...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1942?]
    • 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...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1942?]
    • 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...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]

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