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    • The town of Alma, South Park, Colorado

    • View west, across the Middle Fork of the South Platte River and mine tailings, to Alma, (elev. 10,353 feet) in South Park, Park County, Colorado, consists of wood frame residences, barns, sheds, painted false front commercial buildings, log cabins,...
    • Alma (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Buildings--Colorado--Alma--1880-1890.; Mountains--Colorado--1880-1890.
    • [between 1886 and 1890]
    • Apache Indians as they appear ready for the war-path

    • Native American (Apache) men pose outdoors with a bow and arrow, staff, and rifle. They wear boot moccasins, breechcloths, headbands, feathers and pose beside a log.
    • Apache Indians--1870-1880.; Bow and arrow--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Clothing & dress--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--1870-1880.; Rifles--1870-1880.; Warriors--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian...
    • 1873
    • Apache squaw and pappoose

    • A Native American (Apache) woman sits and poses with a baby in a cradleboard. The mother carries the cradleboard by a leather strap over her forehead. She wears a dress with wide sleeves and a gathered waist, and leather moccasins.
    • Apache Indians--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Cradleboards--1870-1880.; Infants--1870-1880.; Mothers & children--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1873
    • Young Apache warrior and his squaw

    • A Native American (Apache) man and woman pose in a meadow near Camp Apache in Navajo County (later Fort Apache Indian Reservation), Arizona. The woman wears a dress with a gathered waist and pleated sleeves, boot moccasins, and has a burden basket....
    • Apache Indians--Arizona--Navajo County--1870-1880.; Bow and arrow--Arizona--Navajo County--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Arizona--Navajo County--1870-1880.; Navajo County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Clothing & dress--Arizona--Navajo...
    • 1873
    • Panorama of Denver No. 3

    • Aerial view of frame and brick houses, empty lots and commercial buildings in Denver, Colorado. Shows the Arapahoe County Courthouse under construction between Tremont Street and Court Street downtown. Lumber is stacked beside a level foundation of...
    • Arapahoe County Courthouse (Denver, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Courthouses--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.
    • [1883]
    • Arapahoe County Court House

    • Exterior view of the Arapahoe (later Denver) County Court House located between 15th, 16th and Tremont Streets and Court Place in Denver, Colorado. Shows horse-drawn carriages and a fountain on the lawn of the county building.
    • Arapahoe County Courthouse (Denver, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Courthouses--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.
    • [1889]
    • Exit of the Arkansas

    • View of the Arkansas River near Canon City (Fremont County), Colorado. Shows either partly constructed Denver and Rio Grande Railway tracks and a grade at the edge of the river.
    • Arkansas River--1870-1880.; Fremont County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Colorado--Fremont County--1870-1880.; Rivers--Colorado--Fremont County--1870-1880.
    • [between 1872 and 1877?]
    • The Grand Canon of the Arkansas

    • View of the Arkansas River and Royal Gorge (Fremont County), Colorado. A man sits on a rocky precipice. Shows steep granite walls and the Royal Gorge valley.
    • Arkansas River--1870-1880.; Fremont County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Royal Gorge (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Colorado--Fremont County--1870-1880.; Rivers--Colorado--Fremont County--1870-1880.
    • [between 1878 and 1880?]
    • The Grand Canon of the Arkansas

    • View of the Arkansas River and Royal Gorge (Fremont County), Colorado. Shows steep granite walls and rock formations.
    • Arkansas River--1870-1880.; Fremont County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Royal Gorge (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Colorado--Fremont County--1870-1880.; Rivers--Colorado--Fremont County--1870-1880.
    • [between 1878 and 1880?]
    • Indian reception to the President

    • View of a long line of Native Americans (Plains), some with umbrellas, on horseback and on foot, await the arrival of President Chester A. Arthur on a vast grassy plain.
    • Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886.--Journeys--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Great Plains--1880-1890.; Horseback riding--Great Plains--1880-1890.; Visits of state--Great Plains--1880-1890.
    • [between 1881 and 1885]
    • North Denver School building

    • A view of Ashland School, located on West 29th (Twenty-ninth) Avenue in Denver, Colorado. North High School was also in this building until 1911.
    • Ashland School (Denver, Colo.)--Buildings--1880-1890.; North High School (Denver, Colo.)--Buildings--1880-1890.; Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Schools--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.
    • [1889]
    • Largest nugget of native silver ever mined, wt. 1840 lbs., Smuggler mine, Aspen, Colo.

    • View shows the largest nugget of "native silver" ever mined, Aspen (Pitkin County), Colorado. It weighed 1840 pounds and, selling at seventy-one cents an ounce, netted nearly $21,000 for the Smuggler mine.
    • Aspen (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Smuggler Mine (Pitkin County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Aspen--1890-1900.; Silver--Colorado--Aspen--1890-1900.
    • 1894
    • The Grand Canon of the Arkansas

    • Men pose on construction scaffolding for the Hanging Bridge, a suspension bridge over the Arkansas River in Royal Gorge (Fremont County), Colorado. Shows Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad tracks (later Denver & Rio Grande tracks) beside steep...
    • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company--1870-1880.; Arkansas River--1870-1880.; Fremont County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Royal Gorge (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Bridge construction--Colorado--Fremont County--1870-1880.; Canyons--Colorado--Fremont...
    • [between 1878 and 1880]
    • The Grand Canon of the Arkansas

    • Men pose beside Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad Company tracks (later Denver and Rio Grande tracks) in Royal Gorge (Fremont County), Colorado. Shows steep rock walls and the Arkansas River in the Royal Gorge valley.
    • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company--1870-1880.; Arkansas River--1870-1880.; Fremont County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Royal Gorge (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Colorado--Fremont County--1870-1880.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Fremont...
    • [between 1878 and 1880]
    • The Grand Canon of the Arkansas

    • View of Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad Company tracks (later Denver and Rio Grande tracks) in Royal Gorge (Fremont County), Colorado. Shows steep rock walls and the Arkansas River.
    • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company--1870-1880.; Arkansas River--1870-1880.; Fremont County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Royal Gorge (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Colorado--Fremont County--1870-1880.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Fremont...
    • [between 1878 and 1880]
    • The Grand Canon of the Arkansas

    • Men pose on rocks beside the Arkansas River in Royal Gorge (Fremont County), Colorado. Shows white water rapids and Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad Company tracks (later Denver and Rio Grande tracks) beside the river in the canyon.
    • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company--1870-1880.; Arkansas River--1870-1880.; Fremont County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Royal Gorge (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Colorado--Fremont County--1870-1880.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Fremont...
    • [between 1878 and 1880]
    • The Grand Canon of the Arkansas

    • View of the Arkansas River and Royal Gorge (Fremont County), Colorado. Shows steep granite walls and Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad Company tracks (later Denver and Rio Grande tracks) beside the river. Men pose on a locomotive.
    • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company--1870-1880.; Arkansas River--1870-1880.; Fremont County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Royal Gorge (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Colorado--Fremont County--1870-1880.; Railroads--Colorado--Fremont...
    • [between 1878 and 1880]
    • The Grand Canon of the Arkansas

    • Construction workers are beside Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad Company tracks (later Denver and Rio Grande tracks) in Royal Gorge (Fremont County), Colorado. Shows timber, wheelbarrows and men with tools on the approach to Royal Gorge.
    • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company--1870-1880.; Fremont County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Royal Gorge (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Colorado--Fremont County--1870-1880.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Colorado--Fremont...
    • [between 1878 and 1880]
    • View down the Black Canon, from Mirror Bar

    • Men, members of the survey crew, stand or sit beside the Colorado River in Black Canyon, probably in Mohave County, Arizona or Clark County, Nevada (later Lake Mead National Recreation Area). Shows steep, rock walls reflected on the surface of the...
    • Black Canyon (Ariz. and Nev.)--1870-1880.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Lake Mead National Recreation Area (Ariz. and Nev.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--1870-1880.; Rivers--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys...
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    • Black Canon, Colorado River, looking above, from camp 7

    • A man sits on a boulder beside the Colorado River in the Black Canyon in Mohave County, Arizona. A wooden boat with a mast is beside camping provisions, wooden boxes, oars, a canvas bag, bedrolls, ropes, and a hat. Sand and rocks are next to the...
    • Black Canyon (Ariz. and Nev.)--1870-1880.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Mohave County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Boats--Arizona--Mohave County--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Mohave County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Mohave...
    • 1871
    • Black Canon, Colorado River, from camp 8 looking above

    • A man sits in a wooden boat with a mast on the edge of the Colorado River in the Black Canyon, Mojave County, Arizona. Shows rocks on a shore beside the river, and steep cliff walls of the Black Canyon near what is identified as "camp 8".
    • Black Canyon (Ariz. and Nev.)--1870-1880.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Mojave County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Boats--Arizona--Mohave County--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Mohave County--1870-1880.; Expeditions &...
    • 1871
    • Black Hawk, mountain scenery, Colorado

    • View southwest from Swede Hill of downtown Black Hawk, Colorado. Shows Bobtail Hill on left; Main St. and Gregory St. split; Selak St. on right; Presbyterian Church at far right; Gregory Hill and Mammoth Hill in far distance; and mines working...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Business districts--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.
    • [between 1863 and 1869?]
    • Black Hawk, mountain scenery, Colorado

    • View west from Swede Hill, of downtown Black Hawk, Colorado; shows Bobtail Hill, Presbyterian Church and schoolhouse on Bates Hill, Gregory #2 mine on top of Bates Hill, Mammoth Hill in distance, mines working Gregory lode in upper middle, and log...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1860-1880.; Business districts--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1880.
    • [between 1869 and 1877]
    • Chase Gulch

    • Image of residences in Chase Gulch near Black Hawk, Colorado. Large rock formation rises in the background.
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1870-1890.; Chase Gulch (Gilpin County, Colo.)--1870-1885.; Houses--Colorado--Blackhawk--1870-1890.; Rock formations--Colorado--Blackhawk--1870-1890.
    • [between 1878 and 1885]
    • Black Hawk

    • View northwest along North Clear Creek toward downtown Black Hawk, Colorado; shows Colorado Central Railroad turntable, depot, track, and cars. Maryland mountain in the far distance. Presbyterian church and school house sit elevated to the left...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Business districts--Colorado--Blackhawk--1880-1890.; Railroads--Colorado--Blackhawk--1880-1890.; Colorado Central Railroad Company.
    • [188-?]

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