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    • The Greyhound lode, (Galena.) Cheyenne mountain

    • Women watch a group of men dig for silver inside a pit with shovels and mallets on Cheyenne Mountain, El Paso County, Colorado.
    • Cheyenne Mountain (Colo.)--1870-1880.; El Paso County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--El Paso County--1870-1880.; Silver mining--Colorado--El Paso County--1870-1880.; Women--Colorado--El Paso County--1870-1880.
    • [between 1875 and 1880]
    • The "Mule Shoe"

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande railroad tracks and a wide, sharp curve identified as the "Mule Shoe," on Veta Pass (La Veta Pass) in Huerfano County, Colorado. Shows a bridge over a toll road in the valley and telegraph poles beside tracks.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company--1870-1880.; Huerfano County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Veta Pass (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Passes (Landforms)--Colorado--Huerfano County--1870-1880.; Railroads--Colorado--Huerfano County--1870-1880.
    • [between 1877 and 1880?]
    • The "Mule Shoe"

    • View of curved Denver and Rio Grande railroad tracks at what is identified as the "Mule Shoe" on Veta Pass (La Veta Pass) in Huerfano County, Colorado. Shows a bridge, the stone retaining walls of a narrow underpass, a dirt road, and scree on the...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company--1870-1880.; Huerfano County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Veta Pass (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Passes (Landforms)--Colorado--Huerfano County--1870-1880.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Huerfano County--1870-1880.
    • [between 1877 and 1880?]
    • The "Mule Shoe"

    • View of a Denver and Rio Grande Railway train on Mule Shoe curve on Veta Pass (La Veta Pass) in Huerfano County, Colorado. Steam rises from a locomotive and men pose on top of a caboose. Freight cars read: "D.R.G.R.W." Shows telegraph poles, an...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company--1870-1880.; Huerfano County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Veta Pass (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Passes (Landforms)--Colorado--Huerfano County--1870-1880.; Railroads--Colorado--Huerfano County--1870-1880.
    • [between 1877 and 1880?]
    • Looking east from the point of "Mule Shoe" through the big cut

    • A man poses beside Denver and Rio Grande railroad tracks on La Veta Pass in Huerfano County, Colorado. Shows a railroad grade in a deep cut in the rock and trees on a mountain in the distance.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company--1870-1880.; Huerfano County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Veta Pass (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Passes (Landforms)--Colorado--Huerfano County--1870-1880.; Railroads--Colorado--Huerfano County--1870-1880.
    • [between 1877 and 1880?]
    • View looking west from near the summit of Veta Pass Sierra Blanco in the distance

    • Men stand on a hillside beside a Denver and Rio Grande Railway locomotive, passenger car and a caboose on La Veta Pass in probably Huerfano County, Colorado. A log building is beside tracks. Shows snow on Blanca Peak (Sierra Blanca) in the distance.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company--1870-1880.; Blanca Peak (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Huerfano County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Veta Pass (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Passes (Landforms)--Colorado--Huerfano County--1870-1880.; Railroads--Colorado--Huerfano...
    • [between 1877 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 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

    • 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]
    • 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

    • 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

    • 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?]
    • North side of Dump Mountain, looking down the grade "Mule Shoe" in the distance

    • Denver and Rio Grande Railway tracks are on Dump Mountain on Veta Pass (La Veta Pass) in Huerfano County, Colorado. Shows tree dotted hillsides and Mule Shoe Curve in the distance.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company--1870-1880.; Dump Mountain (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Huerfano County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Veta Pass (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Passes (Landforms)--Colorado--Huerfano County--1870-1880.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Huerfano...
    • [between 1877 and 1880?]
    • Dump Mountain, northern side, near northeast corner Spanish Peaks in the distance

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande Railway tracks on the north side of Dump Mountain in Huerfano County, Colorado. Shows dense fir trees beside tracks on La Veta Pass. The Spanish Peaks are in the distance.
    • Dump Mountain (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Huerfano County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Veta Pass (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Passes (Landforms)--Colorado--Huerfano County--1870-1880.; Railroads--Colorado--Huerfano County--1870-1880.
    • [between 1877 and 1880?]
    • West side of Dump Mountain Spanish Peaks in the distance

    • A man with a top hat stands beside Denver and Rio Grande Railway tracks on the west side of Dump Mountain on La Veta Pass in Huerfano County, Colorado.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company--1870-1880.; Dump Mountain (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Huerfano County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Veta Pass (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Passes (Landforms)--Colorado--Huerfano County--1870-1880.; Railroads--Colorado--Huerfano...
    • [between 1877 and 1880?]
    • Little Chief Iron Spring

    • Exterior view looking northeast of the original 'Summer House' at Ute Iron Springs in Manitou Springs, Colorado; a shingle roofed pavilion (1880) with latticed balustrade and wooden arched columns. On the left is a buggy (top down) with a man and...
    • Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Pavilions--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.; Springs--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.
    • [1870-1880?]
    • Office, Manitou House

    • Interior view of the Manitou House Hotel office, in Manitou Springs (El Paso County), Colorado; decor includes taxidermy mounted squirrels, a lynx, a beaver, birds, a rabbit, and deer. A Regulator clock, rifles, pistols, a safe, and a kerosene lamp...
    • Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Hotels--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.; Taxidermy--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.; Manitou House Hotel (Manitou Springs, Colo.)
    • [between 1875 and 1880?]
    • The celebrated Mineral Springs at Manitou

    • View of the Navajo and Soda Springs, in Manitou Springs, Colorado, looking northwest. The cylindrical stone basin around Navajo Springs is in the foreground; a man in a sack suit, silk cravat and Homborg hat sits on the edge of the stone basin...
    • Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Springs--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.
    • [between 1870 and 1880?]
    • The Cliff House and Soda Springs, Manitou, Colorado

    • Exterior view of the Cliff House Hotel in Manitou Springs, Colorado, looking north, a three-story frame building with hipped gable roof, widows' walk, wrap around porch, and balcony. Ladders lean on the the south wing; horses, coaches, buggies, and...
    • Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Hotels--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.; Pedestrian bridges--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.; Resorts--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.; Cliff House (Manitou Springs, Colo.)
    • [between 1872 and 1875?]
    • The celebrated Mineral Springs at Manitou, Col.

    • View of the Manitou Soda Spring in Manitou Springs, Colorado, looking northwest; shows the rustic gazebo with its branch uprights and benches, the boulder at the confluence of Ruxton and Fountaine qui Bouille, and a group of excursionists gathered...
    • Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Sightseers--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.; Springs--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.
    • [between 1872 and 1875?]
    • Manitou House

    • Exterior view of the Manitou House Hotel in Manitou Springs, Colorado, looking northwest. Built in 1872, this three-story gable roofed frame structure features chimneys, central dormer, and wrap-around open air porch and balcony. A diamond shaped...
    • Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Hotels--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.; Manitou House Hotel (Manitou Springs, Colo.)
    • [between 1872 and 1880?]
    • Harrison Av. west side

    • This view of the west side of Harrison Avenue, in Leadville, Colorado includes a corner brick block with bracketed cornice, arch windows with keystones, diagonal corner entry and a sign "Pendery, Goddard & Taylor, attorneys at law" above the door....
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Business districts--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.
    • [between 1872 and 1880]
    • Dr. Bell's Cottage at Manitou, Col.

    • Exterior view of the original Briarhurst, in Manitou Springs, Colorado, looking northwest. This is the residence of the prominent Dr. William Bell, built in 1873. Made of local green Manitou stone, this elegant home has gables, dormers, chimneys,...
    • Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Houses--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.; Bell, William Abraham--Homes & haunts.
    • [between 1873 and 1880?]
    • Canon City

    • The penitentiary complex in Canon City, Colorado, consists of a pair of three-story structures (one with a mansard roof) and the surrounding wall and tower. All are of random ashlar stone. Laundry hangs between poles in the enclosure, flat roofed...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1883
    • Glen Eyrie the first

    • dog are posing at a branch-fence, where one sits and whittles wearing a conductor's hat. The others stand, wearing bowlers and holding rifles, butts on the ground. Eagle Cliff and formations of the Garden of the Gods are in the background.; View of...
    • Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Houses--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.; Log cabins--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.; Palmer, William Jackson, 1836-1909.
    • [between 1871 and 1873?]
    • Little Chief Iron Spring

    • Exterior view looking northeast of the original 'Summer House' at Ute Iron Springs in Manitou Springs, Colorado; a shingle roofed pavilion (built 1880) with latticed balustrade and wooden arched columns. On the left is a buggy (top down) with two...
    • Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Landscape pavilions--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.; Springs--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.
    • [1870-1880?]
    • The largest cottonwood tree in Colorado

    • View of large cottonwood tree called "The Old Monarch" in the middle of the block between "C" and "D" Streets on South Union Avenue, in Pueblo, Colorado, shows a horsedrawn stagecoach parked next to the tree and the "Topeka House," a two-story...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Trees--Colorado--Pueblo--1870-1880.
    • 1879 June 29
    • Colorado Springs, Colorado

    • View across open plain across a embankment to Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, show dwellings, livestock pens and mountains in the background.
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1880-1890.
    • 1880 May 1
    • Manitou House, Colorado Springs

    • Interior view of the Manitou House Hotel office, in Manitou Springs (El Paso County), Colorado; decor includes taxidermy mounted squirrels, a lynx, a beaver, birds, a rabbit, and deer. A Regulator clock, rifles, pistols, a safe, and a kerosene lamp...
    • Manitou House Hotel (Manitou Springs, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Hotel front desk personnel--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.; Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Hotels--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.; Interiors--Colorado--Manitou...
    • 1874 August 31
    • Burro pack train

    • Miners with burros pose beside cliffs on a dirt road on a pass in (possibly) San Juan County, Colorado.
    • San Juan County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Dirt roads--Colorado--San Juan County--1870-1880.; Donkeys--Colorado--San Juan County--1870-1880.; Miners--Colorado--San Juan County--1870-1880.; Pack trains--Colorado--San Juan County--1870-1880.; Passes...
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    • Colorado Springs, Colorado, from the Summit of Cheyenne Mountain

    • View from Cheyenne Mountain down over Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, show the plains and a man on a crag overlooking the town.
    • Cheyenne Mountain (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • [between 1875 and 1880?]
    • Views of Colorado Springs, from the cupola of the public school building, looking southeast

    • View of Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, shows dwellings, commercial buildings, livestock pens, young trees on Kiowa and Tejon Streets with low hills in the background.
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1870-1880.; Houses--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1870-1880.; Streets--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1870-1880.
    • [between 1870 and 1880?]
    • Leadville, Colorado

    • Early view of Leadville, Colorado with the tops of evergreens and mine tailings in the foreground. Wood frame barns and sheds with corrals and log cabins are in the middleground and mountain slopes in background.
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Log cabins--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; Trees--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.
    • [between 1870 and 1879]
    • 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]
    • Tender-foot town, Leadville, Colorado

    • Early view of Chicken Hill, on the west slope of Carbonate Hill, in Leadville, Colorado. Chicken Hill was named for Chicken Bill Lovell, possibly the first resident of Leadville. Log cabins with sod or half timber roofs can be seen through tall...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Log cabins--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; Logs--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; Trees--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.
    • [between 1870 and 1879]
    • Leadville or bust, Leadvill [sic] not busted

    • View from a wooded slope west across the Arkansas River Valley and Leadville, Colorado, to the Continental Divide. The town consists of wood frame residences, barns, sheds, false fronts and smelting and ore sampling works.
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.
    • [between 1877-1879]
    • Sixty-five tons silver bullion and ten tons silver ore

    • Men pose with silver ingots and ore from Park County mines, at Platte Station, Colorado, with log and frame buildings in the background.
    • Silver ores--Colorado--Platte Station--1870-1880.; Platte Station (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Log buildings--Colorado--Platte Station--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Platte Station--1870-1880.; Silver--Colorado--Platte Station--1870-1880.
    • [between 1870 and 1880?]
    • Pikes Peak Avenue businesses

    • A man rides in a buggy on Pikes Peak Avenue, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, past two-story false front businesses. Signs read: "Milliner," "K. Bru[?] Fruit & Conf[ections] 44," "[?]tullens [?]ery Rooms [up]stairs," and "Gurnsey's...
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1870-1880.; Photographic studios--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1870- 1880.; Stores & shops--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1870-1880.; Streets--Colorado--Colorado...
    • [between 1872 and 1880?]
    • Tough Cuss Pass

    • View of a pass identified as Tough Cuss Pass along Colorado Central Railroad Company line in Clear Creek Canyon, Jefferson County, Colorado. Shows the canyon wall, tracks, a pipe, Clear Creek and boulders. A flume is beside the creek.
    • Colorado Central Railroad Company--1870-1880.; Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Colorado--Jefferson County--1870-1880.; Flumes--Colorado--Jefferson County--1870-1880.; Railroad...
    • [between 1870 and 1879?]

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