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    • Headgates and dam at Canon City

    • View of headgates and a dam on the Arkansas River in Canon City (Fremont County), Colorado. Colorado State Penitentiary buildings are in the background.
    • Arkansas River--1890-1900.; Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Dams--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Rivers--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Water supply--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Colorado State...
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Canon City, Colorado - penitentiary buildings

    • View shows stone buildings at the Colorado State Penitentiary in Canon City (Fremont County), Colorado.
    • Colorado State Penitentiary--1890-1900.; Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.
    • 1893?
    • State Penitentiary

    • View of the Colorado State Penitentiary in Canon City (Fremont County), Colorado. Shows stone buildings surrounded by a stone wall with guard towers. The town of Canon City is in the distance.
    • Colorado State Penitentiary--1890-1900.; Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.
    • [between 1895 and 1900?]
    • General view of Canon City

    • View of Canon City (Fremont County), Colorado; shows the Colorado State Penitentiary, a race track with grandstand, and a Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad train.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1890-1900.; Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Racetracks--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Warden John Cleghorn actually was warden 1894-1898

    • Warden John Cleghorn, of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, poses in a white bow tie and "walrus" moustache.
    • Prison wardens--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Cleghorn, John.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1894 and 1898?]
    • Warden William A. Smith 1890-1892

    • Warden William A. Smith, of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, poses in a white bow tie and "walrus" moustache.
    • Prison wardens--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Smith, William A.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1890 and 1892]
    • Penitentiary staff

    • Posing in black suits and white ties, staff members of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, have moustaches and wear flowers in their lapels.
    • Correctional personnel--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1890 and 1895?]
    • Penitentiary staff

    • Posing in double breasted uniforms and black ties, staff members of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, hold pith helmets over their hearts. In the center of the seated front row, a man in a white suit has a young girl with him. A stone...
    • Correctional personnel--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1890 and 1895?]
    • Commissioners and Warden of Colorado State Penitentiary

    • Dignitaries of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, pose in front of a painted backdrop of a fireplace, window, and tasseled drapery. They are in suits; one double breasted. An oriental rug covers the floor. They are identified as:...
    • Correctional personnel--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Prison wardens--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Boettcher, Charles, 1852-1948.; Gullet, Alexander.; Hoyt, C.P.; Nicholls, David.; Colorado State...
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Deputy Warden and inside residence

    • Posing in a wicker chair, the uniformed Deputy Warden of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, rests his arm on a carved wood table with crystal ball and a statue of a man and a woman on it. Interior details include a portrait of a woman,...
    • Prison wardens--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Interiors.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1890
    • Deputy warden

    • Posing in a black suit and white tie, the Deputy Warden of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, wears a black fedora and carries a cane. Behind him is a painted backdrop of a lake, trees, and a female nude silhouette.
    • Prison wardens--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1890 and 1895?]
    • Early day deputy warden

    • Posing in a suit jacket and white vest with brass buttons, this warden (?) of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, has a carnation in his lapel, a medal on a chain, and a wedding ring.
    • Prison wardens--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Warden Dueber of the penitentiary on his famous black horse, M. N. Megrue standing

    • A. Dueber, lead guard at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, is astride a black horse with one white hoof. A man in a frock coat suit holds the reins, another is atop a random ashlar stone wall in the background. All wear cowboy hats. A...
    • Prison wardens--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Megrue, M. N.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Warden Frank A. McLister 1892-1894

    • Warden Frank A. McLister, of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, poses in a striped bow tie and moustache.
    • Prison wardens--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; McLister, Frank A.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1892 and 1894]
    • Canon City hose team, Canon City, Colo.

    • Firemen in shorts run in harness, pulling their hose cart, in Canon City, Colorado. Crowds flanking the street include women in billowy white dresses and flowered hats; some hold umbrellas. Trees obscure buildings in the background, horse-drawn...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fire engines & equipment--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Fire fighters--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Spectators--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.
    • [between 1895 and 1900?]
    • West end of Canon City, Colo.

    • View of Canon City (Fremont County) Colorado; shows the Colorado State Penitentiary complex, "The Colorado Electric Power Co., Cripple Creek District," orchards, and houses.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Orchards--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Power plants--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Warden Roy Best 1932-1954

    • Warden Roy Best, of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, poses in a cowboy hat and silk tie.
    • Prison wardens--Colorado--Canon City--189-1900.; Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Best, Roy.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1932 and 1954]
    • Macon Avenue Canon City. Colo

    • Trees line this wide, shady, dirt street in Canon City, Colorado.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Roads--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Main St. looking East

    • Boys wear knickers, jackets, ties and caps, and stand near a dog on Main Street in Canon City (Fremont County), Colorado. A boy holds a hoop and a stick. Brick and stone commercial buildings have flat roofs or decorative pediments with overhanging...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Boys--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Business districts--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.
    • 1896 April 3
    • Administration building

    • This two-story stone building at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, has arched, barred windows, bracketed eaves, and an ornate lookout tower on its roof. An incised panel over the door reads: "Colorado State Penitentiary," and a pole...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Canon City pioneers [graphic]

    • A group of men pose in Canon City, Colorado. Standing are: B. F. Rockafellow, C. W. Talbot, J. C. Palmer, A. W. Duggan, A. Coburn, Geo. W. Griffin, W. A. Sturup, James Noble, H. C. Beckham, Augustus Sartor. Seated are: Chas. Pauls, Eugene Weston,...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Men--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Came to Canon City

    • Eighteen studio portraits from Canon City, Colorado, are montaged in rows and identified with dates of arrival as follows: RIGHT to LEFT: Mrs. Thos. Prescott, Thos. Prescott, Mrs. Geo. Rouse, George Rouse, Mrs. J. S. Bowlby 1878, J. S. Bowlby 1878,...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Canon City Bank

    • The Clelland Block, on the eastern corner of South 4th (Fourth) and Main Streets, in Canon City (Fremont County), Colorado, is of brick with stone quoins and a bracketed cornice. Canvas awnings cover the second floor windows and adjacent...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Banks--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Administration building

    • Men ride a horse-drawn wagon in the yard at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. The stone Administration Building behind them has barred, arched windows on both floors, and a blind arch in the gable. Power poles, gazebo guard houses,...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Soda Springs, Canon City Main Street

    • Rusticated and finished stone buildings at the Soda Springs in Canon City, Colorado, were built in the 1890's with prison labor and feature incised friezes, finials and volutes, and a metal roof with ridge cresting. Retaining walls and railroad...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Springs--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.
    • [between 1893 and 1894?]
    • Bird's eye view of Colorado State Penitentiary

    • State Penitentiary complex in Canon City, Colorado, consists of stone buildings and walls with faceted corner lookout towers. A spur of the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad crosses the City Ditch in the foreground, which cuts through the...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Prison auditorium

    • Black and white convicts at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, sit in pews on the sloping interior floor of the prison auditorium.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Auditoriums--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [betsween 1890 and 1900?]
    • Christian church

    • This brick church on 7th (Seventh) and Harrison Streets in Canon City, Colorado, has gothic arched windows. Boys wearing kneepants, derbys and conductor's hats, and girls (some blurred) stand along the wall. A Black girl in a white dress stands...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Churches--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Colorado Penitentiary at Canon City

    • The State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, is a complex of two and three-story brick and stone buildings with arched windows; a brick stack emits black smoke by the administration building, with its belfry and blind arch in the gable. A horse...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1890 and 1895?]
    • Old gray mare

    • Bent over a wooden, upholstered frame, a prisoner at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, wears patched, horizontally striped prison pants. His ankles are shackled, and a man in a vest, gold chain and cowboy hat swings a hinged paddle,...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Beating--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1890?
    • Episcopal church

    • This brick Episcopal church in Canon City, Colorado, has stepped battlements, gothic arched windows and entries, and a cross at the peak of the gable roof. The corner portico is housed in a square tower; the sills and keystones are stone.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Anglican churches--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Firemen's race, Canon City

    • Firemen in Canon City, Colorado, wearing undershirts and shorts, strain in harness pulling their hose cart. Some spectators have ribbons on their lapels. Behind the spectators are commercial buildings. A sign reads: "Central Hotel;" window...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fire engines & equipment--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Fire fighters--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Completion of bakery 1893

    • Rusticated stone buildings at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, include the one-story bakery, with gable roof, barred, sash windows, chimney and corner finials. Incised stone in the gable arch reads: "1893." The adjacent two-story...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Stone buildings--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1893 and 1895?]
    • Formerly Ranch 5 now part of the abbey

    • This stone, two-story house near Canon City, Colorado, has extruded joints, brick chimneys and a cross gabled roof. The portico is topped by a balcony and has imbricated shingles, lathe turned piers and jigsaw brackets. Two men and a dog pose on...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Stone buildings--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.
    • 1890
    • Canon City, Colorado - "Springs" (near Colorado State Penitentiary)

    • Five men pose near the entrance to the Soda Springs near Canon City (Fremont County), Colorado.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Buildings--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Men--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Rock formations--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Springs--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Colorado State Penitentiary Canon City 1893-94

    • The State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, is a complex of three-story stone structures; the Administration Building is flanked by extensions; all are surrounded by a stone wall with faceted corner towers. A brick smokestack rises from the...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1893 and 1894?]
    • Came to Canon City

    • Eighteen studio portraits from Canon City, Colorado, are montaged in rows and identified with dates of arrival as follows: left to right: Hugh D. Connor, J. E. Brown 1881, Mrs. A. Flornoy, A. Flornoy, Mrs. Jas. Pennington 1881, Jas. Pennington...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Came to Canon City

    • Eighteen studio portraits from Canon City, Colorado, are montaged in rows and identified with dates of arrival as follows: left to right: Mrs. A. Sartor - 1864, Alex Curtis, Peter Mulock, E.A. Dowd, Geo. W. Roe, J.W. Milsom, Fred Kober, Adam...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Outer tower

    • A uniformed man stands on the balcony of this faceted stone guard tower at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Sash windows serve the second floor, and a cornice tops the building. A wagon and shed are next to the structure, railroad...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Towers--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Prison band leader

    • Cornet in hands, the leader of the State Penitentiary Band in Canon City, Colorado poses in profile. His uniform has appliqued braiding, and his cap has a shiny bill and brass band insignia. He wears wire rimmed spectacles.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Bands--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Came to Canon City

    • Eighteen studio portraits from Canon City, Colorado, are montaged in rows and identified with dates of arrival as follows: left to right: Mrs. M. D. Swisher 1860, M. D. Swisher 1860, Mrs. Wm. Sheperd 1868, Wm. Sheperd 1868, Mrs. W. R. Fowler 1860,...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Prison band

    • Members of the prisoner's band at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, pose with drums, clarinets, trombones, cornets, trumpets, and a saxophone. Their uniforms have embroidered flourishes on the sleeves, billed caps, gold chains, high...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Bands--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Came to Canon City

    • Eighteen studio portraits from Canon City, Colorado, are montaged in rows and identified with dates of arrival as follows: left to right: Mrs. J. B. Morford 1869, J. B. Morford 1869, Mrs. Rudolph Jeske 1864, Rudolph Jeske 1864, Mrs. Jones Moore...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Came to Canon City

    • Eighteen studio portraits from Canon City, Colorado, are montaged in rows and identified with dates of arrival as follows: left to right: Mrs. Julia Mack 1875, Henry Mack 1875, Mrs. A. D. Cooper 1872, A. D. Cooper 1872, Mrs. E. B. Alling 1875, E....
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Came to Canon City

    • Eighteen studio portraits from Canon City, Colorado, are montaged in rows and identified with dates of arrival as follows: left to right: Mrs. Geo. D Sowers, Geo. D. Sowers, Mrs. J.B. Self, Rev. J.B. Self, Mrs. Lyman Robison 1880, Lyman Robison...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Prison band

    • Members of the prisoner's band at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, pose with drums, trombones, cornets, and trumpets. Their uniforms are white with rectangles across the fronts, and they wear conductor's hats. Stone Prison buildings...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Bands--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Group of officers

    • Uniformed guards and a man in a suit and fedora pose at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Their hatbands read: "Overseer," "Cell house," and "Lieutenant." They carry canes with spherical knobs; barred windows are behind them.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Prison guards--Colorado--Canon City--1950-1960.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1890 and 1895?]

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