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    • Plant of the Continental Oil Shale Mining & Refining Co., Rio Blanco Co. Colo.

    • Men stand and pose beside a Continental Oil Shale Mining and Refining Company retort in Rio Blanco County, Colorado. Shows a brick smokestack, metal pipes, timber scaffolding, pulleys, and hoists. Snow is on shale cliffs nearby.
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1910-1920.; Oil-shales--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1910-1920.; Rio Blanco County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Cliffs--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1910-1920.; Refineries--Colorado--Rio Blanco...
    • [1919 December]
    • Yellow Creek round up

    • Cowboys pose near a herd of horses on a hillside in Rio Blanco County, Colorado near Yellow Creek. The men are on horseback or stand nearby and wear cowboy hats, jackets, boots with spurs, chaps, gloves and carry lariats. Horses are in a temporary...
    • Rio Blanco County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Cattle herding--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1910-1920.; Corrals--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1910-1920.; Cowboys--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1910-1920.; Horseback riding--Colorado--Rio Blanco...
    • 1911
    • Continental Oil Shale and Refining Co., Rio Blanco Co.

    • View of Continental Oil Shale and Refining Company corrugated metal-sided buildings and a brick retort in Rio Blanco County, Colorado. A sign on timber scaffolding near a ladder reads: "The Colorado Continuous Retort, Patent applied for," and a...
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1920.; Oil-shales--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1920.; Rio Blanco County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Cliffs--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1920.; Refineries--Colorado--Rio Blanco...
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Continental Oil Shale and Refining Co., Rio Blanco Co.

    • Close-up view of the brick smokestack and timber scaffolding of a Continental Oil Shale and Refining Company retort in Rio Blanco County, Colorado. Shows pulleys or hoisting devices and ladders above a corrugated metal roof.
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1920.; Rio Blanco County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Building construction--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1920.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1920.;...
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Continental Oil Shale and Refining Co., Rio Blanco Co.

    • View of probably an oil shale retort with a brick smokestack and timber scaffolding in Rio Blanco County, Colorado. Shows ladders above a corrugated metal roof and a sign on the building that reads: "Continental Oil Shale Mining & Ref'g Co." A...
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1910-1930.; Oil-shales--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1910-1930.; Rio Blanco County (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Cliffs--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1910-1930.; Refineries--Colorado--Rio Blanco...
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Plant of the Continental Oil Shale Mining & Refining Co., Rio Blanco [County], Colo.

    • View of a Continental Oil Shale Mining and Refining Company plant on a hillside near layered shale cliffs in Rio Blanco County, Colorado. Shows a brick retort with timber scaffolding and ladders and a sign that reads: "The Colorado Continuous...
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1920.; Oil-shales--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1920.; Rio Blanco County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Cliffs--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1920.; Refineries--Colorado--Rio Blanco...
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Plant under construction, Continental Oil Shale Co.

    • View of a metal smokestack, part of a Continental Oil Shale Company processing plant in possibly Rangely Oil Field in Rio Blanco County, Colorado. An American flag is on scaffolding around the smokestack. Metal machinery parts and a frame shack are...
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1920.; Rio Blanco County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Building construction--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1920.; Refineries--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1920.; Smokestacks--Colorado--Rio...
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Retort of the Continental Oil Shale Mining Co., Rio Blanco Colo., their own patent plant

    • Close-up view of the brick smokestack and timber scaffolding of a Continental Oil Shale Mining Company retort in Rio Blanco County, Colorado. Shows pulleys or hoisting devices and ladders above a corrugated metal building.
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1920.; Rio Blanco County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1920.; Refineries--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Continental Oil Shale and Refining Co.

    • View of a plant of the Colorado Oil Shale Mining & Refining Company near a layered shale cliff near Rifle in Rio Blanco County, Colorado. Shows the brick smokestack of probably a retort, timber scaffolding, ladders, pulleys, and hoists. A man...
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1920-1930.; Oil-shales--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1920-1930.; Rio Blanco County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Cliffs--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1920-1930.; Refineries--Colorado--Rio Blanco...
    • [1920 August]
    • Shale ledge at the retort of Cont. Oil Shale Mining Co., Rio Blanco Colo. [?]

    • Close-up view of layered shale cliffs in Rio Blanco County, Colorado. Shows steep rock walls and scattered stones on the ground in an area identified as near the Continental Oil Shale Mining Company retort.
    • Oil-shales--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1920.; Rio Blanco County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Cliffs--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Continental Oil Shale Co. plant under construction

    • View of the brick smokestack and timber scaffolding of a Continental Oil Shale Company retort in Rio Blanco County, Colorado. Shows metal parts for the retort, scraps of wood, and snow on the ground nearby.
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1920.; Rio Blanco County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Building construction--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1920.; Refineries--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • An achievement of the medal of honor

    • Sergeant Edward P. Grimes, Troop F, Fifth Cavalry, runs in full military uniform with a bundle of ammunition during a battle at Milk Creek in Rio Blanco County, Colorado. Shows Native American (Ute) Indians on horseback with weapons. A buffalo...
    • Indians of North America--War--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1910-1920.; Ute Indians--War--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1910-1920.; Rio Blanco County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Ammunition--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1910-1920.; Campaigns &...
    • 1912 July 13
    • The Ute scare in Colorado

    • Soldiers with bowie knifes and pistols aim rifles at North American Indian (Ute) men in front of tepees at Chief Colorow's camp in Rio Blanco County, Colorado. Indian men drop their rifles. Shows studio portraits of a baby in a cradleboard and the...
    • Indians of North America--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1880-1890.; Ute Indians--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1880-1890.; Rio Blanco County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Indian encampments--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1880-1890.; Surrenders--Colorado--Rio...
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    • Yellow Creek round up

    • Cowboys sit on horses and pose in a row near Yellow Creek in Rio Blanco County, Colorado. The men wear cowboy hats, vests, and boots and carry lariats. A herd of steer is on a hillside behind men on horses.
    • Rio Blanco County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Cattle herding--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1910-1920.; Cowboys--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1910-1920.; Horseback riding--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1910-1920.
    • 1911
    • Methodist Church, Meeker, Colo.

    • Exterior of the Methodist Church, Meeker, Rio Blanco County, Colorado, shows wood frame clapboard church with front gable trim, Gothic arched windows and an open belltower.
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1890-1920.; Methodist churches--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1920.
    • [between 1890 and 1914]
    • Scene on the White River

    • View of the White River in Rio Blanco County, Colorado. Cottonwood trees reflect in the river; mountains are in the distance.
    • Rio Blanco County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; White River (Colo. and Utah)--1920-1930.; Reflections--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1920-1930.; Rivers--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1920-1930.; Trees--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1920-1930.
    • 1920 October
    • Arizona Fatal Mining Accidents ; 1912-1929

    • Index of Fatalities of Arizona miners between the years 1912 and 1929. Information is recorded alphabetically and included are: the name of the victim, date of the accident, county in which the mine is located or the mine company, whether fatal...
    • Mine accidents--Arizona--Indexes.
    • 2007
    • Colorado, the late Ute outbreak and massacre at the White River Agency

    • View of log and frame buildings near Montrose (Montrose County), Colorado. Shows people and horses near the residence of Chief Ouray, North American Indian (Tabequache Ute) chief. Bust portraits show Ute "Joe"(probably scout Joseph Rankin), with a...
    • Indian scouts--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1870-1880.; Ute Indians--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1870-1880.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Rio Blanco County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Generals--1870-1880.;...
    • 1879 December 6
    • Log cabin, Pyramid

    • Men stage a gunfight in front of a log cabin near Pyramid (Rio Blanco County), Colorado. Two men point pistols at men who pose with their arms up. Shows snow on the cabin and in nearby trees.
    • Rio Blanco County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Gunfights--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1910.; Log cabins--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1910.; Snow--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1910.
    • 1905
    • Catholic Church

    • Exterior of the Holy Family Catholic Church, 890 Park Street, Meeker, Rio Blanco County, Colorado, shows the Romanesque brick building with Gothic entry. Features include a square louvered belltower topped with a cross, a rose window, stained glass...
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Catholic churches--Colorado--Meeker--1910-1920.; Holy Family Catholic Church (Meeker, Colo.)
    • [1914]
    • Yellow Creek round up

    • Cowboys pose beside or on horses near Yellow Creek in Rio Blanco County, Colorado. A steer is on the ground, tied with ropes. A man holds a branding iron to the steer's flank, and another man leans over the steer. Kettles and an iron bar are over a...
    • Rio Blanco County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Cattle branding--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1910-1920.; Cowboys--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1910-1920.; Horseback riding--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1910-1920.
    • 1911
    • Marvine Lake

    • Men hold wooden sticks and stand on a wooden raft on Marvine Lakes in Rio Blanco County, Colorado. Shows dense trees and talus on possibly Big Marvine Peak near the lake.
    • Marvine Lakes (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Rio Blanco County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1910.; Rafts--American--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Garland, Colorado

    • Garland City, Colorado, includes a main street with businesses and large buildings which may be hotels, smaller wood buildings, and railroad track. Snow covers the town, the brush-covered hill behind, and the Sierra Blanco mountain range in the...
    • Garland City (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • [between 1877 and 1878]
    • A View of Main Street, Meeker

    • Pedestrians walk on a sidewalk on a dirt Main Street in Meeker (Rio Blanco County), Colorado. Shows commercial buildings, electric light posts, dirt road and trees. Signs on buildings read: "First National Bank," "DRUGS," "Dentist."
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Meeker--1920-1930.; Dirt roads--Colorado--Meeker--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Pagoda Peak Camp

    • Men pose next to a tent in a forested area near Pagoda Peak, Rio Blanco County, Colorado.
    • Rio Blanco County (Colo.)--1870-1890.; Camping--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1870-1890.; Tents--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1870-1890.
    • 1910
    • Indians, Ute, wars, Meeker massacre

    • View of Meeker tragedy memorial markers, outside of Meeker, Rio Blanco, Colorado; the wood sign reads: "This area was site of White River Ute Indian Agency where U. S. Gov't. Agent, Nathan C. Meeker, with male employees were massacred. Women and...
    • Meeker, Nathan Cook, 1814-1879--Monuments.; Indians of North America--Colorado--Meeker--1920-1940.; Ute Indians--War--Colorado--Meeker--1920-1940.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Meeker--1920-1940.; United States. Office of Indian Affairs. White...
    • [between 1927 and 1940?]
    • Indians, Ute, wars, Meeker massacre

    • Detail view of the Meeker tragedy memorial marker, outside of Meeker, Rio Blanco, Colorado; bronze plaque on rock reads: "This native granite stone erected by the citizens of Rio Blanco County, Colorado 1927 and dedicated to the memory of Nathan C....
    • Meeker, Nathan Cook, 1814-1879--Monuments.; Indians of North America--War--Colorado--Meeker--1920-1940.; Ute Indians--Colorado--Meeker--1920-1940.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Meeker--1920-1940.; United States. Office of Indian Affairs. White...
    • [between 1927 and 1940?]
    • The home of the deer, Poose Creek

    • View of log foot bridges over Poose Creek in Rio Blanco County, Colorado. Shows dense trees and river rocks beside the creek.
    • Poose Creek (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Rio Blanco County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Pedestrian bridges--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1910.; Streams--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1910.
    • 1905
    • Group of young men

    • Studio portrait of young men, from possibly Rio Blanco (Rio Blanco County), Colorado, they wear bib overalls and hold cigars.
    • Men--1910-1920.
    • 1917, October 19
    • Site of Thornburg [sic] Battle

    • View over site of the battle between Major Thomas T. Thornburgh's troops and Native American Utes at Mill Creek, Rio Blanco County, Colorado.
    • Thornburgh, Thomas Tipton, 1843-1879--Homes & haunts.; Indians of North America--Colorado--1920-1940.; Milk Creek (Rio Blanco County and Moffat County, Colo.), Battle of, 1879--Monuments.; Ute Indians--War--Colorado--1920-1940.; Mill Creek (Rio...
    • [between 1927 and 1940]
    • Hunting near Pyramid

    • Hunters carry butchered deer tied to stakes near Pyramid (Rio Blanco County), Colorado. They hold rifles and stand in snow.
    • Rio Blanco County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Deer hunting--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1910.
    • 1905
    • Decker Hotel, Siera [sic] Blanco, Colo. 1899

    • A woman, men, and children pose by the Decker Hotel, Sierra Blanco, possibly Huerfano County, Colorado; one hoists a whiskey jug, others carry lunch buckets and drinking cups; hats include a bowler and a sombrero.
    • Children--Colorado--1890-1900.; Hotels--Colorado--1890-1900.; Women--Colorado--1890-1900.
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    • Sierra Blanco from Garland City, 1877

    • Garland City, Colorado, was a construction camp while the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad was being built over La Veta Pass between 1877 and 1878. The entire town moved to the new townsite of Alamosa in May 1878. The town includes a main street with...
    • Garland City (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • 1877
    • Rocks near Meeker, Colo.

    • View of a rocky hillside near Meeker (Rio Blanco County), Colorado.
    • Rio Blanco County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Rocks--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Buffalo Skull

    • The remains of a buffalo skull lie on the ground in the Flat Tops Wilderness north of Glenwood Springs on the border of Garfield and Rio Blanco counties in Colorado.
    • Wilderness areas--Colorado--1930-1950.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Glenwood Springs (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Rio Blanco County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Bison--Colorado--1930-1950.; Skulls--1930-1950.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Henderson & Hankins Park, Sierra Blanco, Colo.

    • View of what are identified as the homesteads of Henderson and Hankins and snow covered Blanca Peak (Sierra Blanco, Sierra Blanca), possibly Costilla County, Colorado. Shows a creek, log cabins, a tent, an outhouse, and wagons.
    • Blanca Peak (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Homesteading--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1899 and 1905?]
    • Flat Tops - north of Glenwood Springs

    • A group of men on horseback stops in a large field near the Flat Tops Wilderness north of Glenwood Springs on the border of Garfield and Rio Blanco counties in Colorado. Several extra horses with saddles on their backs are near the small group....
    • Wilderness areas--Colorado--1930-1950.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Glenwood Springs (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Rio Blanco County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Horseback riding--Colorado--1930-1950.; Horses--Colorado--1930-1950.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Relic of Days Long Past, Flat Tops

    • The remains of a buffalo skull lie on the ground in the Flat Tops Wilderness north of Glenwood Springs on the border of Garfield and Rio Blanco counties in Colorado. Photographer titled the image "Relic of Days Long Past."
    • Wilderness areas--Colorado--1930-1950.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Glenwood Springs (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Rio Blanco County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Bison--Colorado--1930-1950.; Skulls--1930-1950.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Thornburgs [sic] monument and battlefield

    • View of the sandstone monument commemorating the battle between Major Thomas T. Thornburgh's troops and Native American Utes at Milk Creek, Rio Blanco County, Colorado.
    • Thornburgh, Thomas Tipton, 1843-1879--Monuments.; Indians of North America--Colorado--1880-1920.; Milk Creek (Rio Blanco County and Moffat County, Colo.), Battle of, 1879--Monuments.; Ute Indians--War--Colorado--1880-1920.;...
    • [between 1880 and 1920?]
    • Marker on spot of Thornburgh Battle ground, monument, Sept 24 to Oct. 5 - 1879

    • View of a weathered sandstone marker commemorating the battle between Major Thomas T. Thornburgh's troops and Native American Utes at Milk Creek, Rio Blanco County, Colorado. Inscription reads: "In Memory Of Officers, Soldiers And Civilians Of The...
    • Thornburgh, Thomas Tipton, 1843-1879--Monuments.; Indians of North America--Colorado--1920-1940.; Milk Creek (Rio Blanco County and Moffat County, Colo.), Battle of, 1879--Monuments.; Ute Indians--War--Colorado--1920-1940.;...
    • [between 1927 and 1940?]
    • Thornburg [sic] battle ground monument

    • Diptych shows images of road leading to battleground and an automobile parked by the sandstone monument commemorating the battle between Major Thomas T. Thornburgh's troops and Native American Utes at Milk Creek, Rio Blanco County, Colorado.
    • Thornburgh, Thomas Tipton, 1843-1879--Monuments.; Indians of North America--Colorado--1920-1940.; Milk Creek (Rio Blanco County and Moffat County, Colo.), Battle of, 1879--Monuments.; Ute Indians--War--Colorado--1920-1940.;...
    • 1936 September 7
    • Meeker, Colo.

    • Copy of a printed reproduction shows Meeker, Rio Blanco County, Colorado, with houses, churches, courthouse, school on far hill and business district. Bluffs are in the background.
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1880-1900.
    • [1914]

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