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    • TT, loading holes

    • Miners load explosives into holes drilled in the wall of a mine in Colorado. The men wear coats and hard hats with electric lights. One man rests a box of explosives on drilling machines. Labels on the box read: "Gold Metal Explosives, Division...
    • Blasting--Colorado--1930-1950.; Explosives--Colorado--1930-1950.; Miners--Colorado--1930-1950.; Mining--Colorado--1930-1950.
    • [between 1930 and 1950?]
    • The City of Denver: Volume 1 Number 18, 1913 June 28

    • Newsletter produced semi-monthly by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 19130628
    • 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?]
    • Preparing dynamite

    • Men in hard hats work with explosives in (probably) Colorado. Crates read: "Dupont Explosives Special Gelatin."
    • Dynamite--Colorado--1940-1950.; Miners--Colorado--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 2 Number 26, 1910 June 25

    • Newsletter produced by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 19100625
    • 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?]
    • 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?]
    • Loveland Tunnel, making up primers

    • A worker prepares explosive charges for the proposed Loveland Tunnel project in either Clear Creek or Summit County, Colorado. The man stands in a shed and wears work overalls, a coat, and cap. He inserts a fuse into the prepared charge. Labels on...
    • Loveland Pass (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Explosives--Colorado--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--1940-1950.; Sheds--Colorado--1940-1950.
    • [between 1944 and 1950?]
    • Workers load powder into drilled holes via hose using compressed air

    • Miners (a man and a woman) load explosives into the wall of a tunnel at the Henderson Mine in Clear Creek County, Colorado. They wear hard hats with miners' lights.
    • AMAX, Inc.--Branches, chapters, etc.--1970-1980.; Henderson Mine (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Explosives--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1970-1980.; Miners--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1970-1980.; Mining--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1970-1980.;...
    • [between 1976 and 1980]
    • Explosives magazine

    • Men pose by a concrete structure (probably an explosives storage magazine) at an unidentified mine; letters read: "Dec 9, 1919, A. S. Fleeman." The building has a small wooden door.
    • Buildings--1910-1930.; Men--1910-1930.; Mining--1910-1930.
    • [between 1919 and 1930?]
    • 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?]
    • 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
    • Wolf Tongue Mine, Nederland

    • A miner stands next to a box of explosives in a tunnel at the Wolf Tongue Mine, a tungsten mine, in Nederland (Boulder County), Colorado. The man wears a hard hat with a head lamp, holds a stick of dynamite and stands beside a wooden box that...
    • Nederland (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Wolf Tongue Mine (Boulder County, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Explosives--Colorado--Nederland--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Nederland--1940-1950.; Miners--Colorado--Nederland--1940-1950.;...
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Wolf Tongue

    • A team of workers set charges at the Wolf Tongue tungsten mine in Nederland (Boulder County), Colorado. One man places explosives in bored holes and the other holds a tamping stick. Both men wear work overalls, jackets, hard hats, and carbide lamps.
    • Nederland (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Wolf Tongue Mine (Boulder County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Explosives--Colorado--Nederland--1930-1940.; Miners--Colorado--Nederland--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Nederland--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Clear Creek, loading Pioneer

    • Men work in a tunnel excavated for Highway 6 in Jefferson or Clear Creek County, Colorado. They wear work clothes, hard hats, and electric mine lamps. Ankle deep water fills the cavern. Explosives are placed in holes that are drilled in the rock...
    • Construction workers--Colorado--1940-1950.; Explosives--Colorado--1940-1950.; Highway construction--Colorado--1940-1950.; Road construction--Colorado--1940-1950.; Tunnels--Colorado--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • We helped to build Pikes Peak R.R.

    • View of an adult and baby burro at Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway tracks, El Paso County, Colorado. The adult burro has pack of tools with words written "Helped Build Pike's Peak Ry," "Explosives."
    • Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company--1880-1890.; El Paso County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Donkeys--Colorado--El Paso County--1880-1890.; Mountain railroads--Colorado--El Paso County--1880-1890.; Pack animals--Colorado--El Paso County--1880-1890.;...
    • [between 1882 and 1890]
    • Colorado coal mining

    • View of a cement structure (probably for storing explosives) with a "Danger" sign hanging near the door, at an unidentified coal mine belonging to the Rocky Mountain Fuel Company, Colorado.
    • Rocky Mountain Fuel Company--Facilities--1920-1940.; Mine buildings--Colorado--1920-1940.; Coal mining--Colorado--1920-1940.; Mining--Colorado--1920-1940.
    • [between 1920 and 1940?]
    • Camp Bird Mine, Ouray, Colo

    • A miner inserts dynamite into an interior ceiling at the Camp Bird Mine (Ouray County) Colorado; crates read: "Dupont Explosives."
    • Camp Bird (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Camp Bird Mine (Ouray County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dynamite--Colorado--Camp Bird--1930-1940.; Interiors--Colorado--Camp Bird--1930-1940.; Miners--Colorado--Camp Bird--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Camp Bird--1930-1940.
    • [between 1933 and 1940?]
    • Sign near Henderson Molybdenum Mine

    • View of a sign on the property of the Henderson Molybdenum Mine (a subsidiary of Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.) near Empire (Clear Creek County), Colorado. The sign reads: " WARNING Explosives are used for avalanche control in this area....
    • Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.--Facilities--2010-2020.; Henderson Mine (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--2010-2020.; Clear Creek County (Colo.)--2010-2020.; Signs (Notices).; Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.--Pictorial works.; Signs and...
    • 2010
    • I helped to build Pikes Peak rail co.

    • A burro stands on the railroad bed of the Manitou and Pikes Peak Railway Company, on Pikes Peak in El Paso County, Colorado. He carries a sign on his back that reads: "I helped to Build Pikes Peak Rail Co., " as well as a dynamite box, a metal can,...
    • Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company--1880-1900.; El Paso County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Donkeys.; Pack animals.; Railroad construction & maintenance.
    •  
    • Pre-1963 Colorado mining fatalities

    • An alphabetical listing of people who were killed in mining accidents in Colorado from 1884, when state legislation first required mining companies to report their accidents, through 1962.
    • Mine accidents--Colorado. ; Registers of births, etc.--Colorado. ; Colorado--Vital records.
    • 1995
    • Burros on Manitou and Pikes Peak Railroad tracks

    • Donkeys, one loaded with explosives and tools, stand on the Manitou and Pikes Peak Railway Company tracks on Pikes Peak in El Paso County, Colorado.
    • Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company--1880-1900.; El Paso County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Donkeys--Colorado--El Paso County--1880-1900.; Pack animals--Colorado--El Paso County--1880-1900.; Railroad...
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Explosive hits Germans near Monte della Spe

    • High explosives hit German-held positions in the shadow of Monte della Spe, Italy, which is hidden by smoke. Taken during the Tenth Mountain Division's third major battle on either April 14th or 15th, 1945.
    • Monte della Spe (Italy)--1940-1950.; Mountains--Italy--1940-1950.; War destruction & pillage--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • [April 1945]
    • Northeast Park Hill  Neighborhood Analysis

    • Analysis of the Northeast Park Hill neighborhood that includes demographic and economic information.
    • Neighborhoods--Colorado--Denver--Case studies.
    • circa 1976
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 1 Number 20, 1909 July 3

    • Newsletter produced by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 19090703
    • Artillery barrage, Roffeno

    • Following an aerial bombardment that opened the Tenth Mountain Division's offensive Saturday morning April 14, 1945, hundreds of guns poured high explosives on German-held houses and towns. Shows a concentration of artillery blasting the town of...
    • Aerial bombings--Italy--1940-1950.; Artillery (Weaponry)--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • 1945 April 14
    • Idaho mining fatalities: 1913-1940

    • List of fatal mining accident victims in 1913-1919, 1921-1924, and 1927-1940, taken from the Annual report of the mining industry of Idaho, produced by the State Inspector of Mines or, after about 1916, the Inspector of Mines. Gives name and age of...
    • Mine accidents--Idaho--Indexes.
    • 2007
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 3 Number 1, 1910 December 31

    • Newsletter produced by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 19101231
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 2 Number 12, 1910 March 19

    • Newsletter produced by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 19100319
    • 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?]

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