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    • Unidentified coal camp

    • View of an unidentified coal camp in either Las Animas or Huerfano County, Colorado. Shows miners houses including four-room square duplexes. A large structure, probably a store sits on a hill. The Spanish Peaks are in the distance.
    • Mining camps--Colorado--1890-1910.; Cities & towns--Colorado--1890-1910.; Coal mining--Colorado--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Coke ovens at Gray Creek

    • Smoke rises from the coke ovens at Gray Creek, a Victor American Fuel Company coal camp in Las Animas County, Colorado. Shows railroad tracks and railroad cars.
    • Victor American Fuel Company (Colo.)--Facilities--1890-1900.; Gray Creek (Colo. : Town)--1890-1900.; Coal mining--Colorado--Gray Creek--1890-1900.; Coke industry--Colorado--Gray Creek--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Telluride, Colo.

    • Aerial view looking northeast over Telluride, Colorado, with cliffs, Cornel Falls and the San Juan Mountains in the distance. Shows wood frame and brick structures.
    • Telluride (Colo.)--1890-1920.; Cites & towns--Colorado--Telluride--1890-1920.
    • [between 1890 and 1920?]
    • Diorama of Ordway, Colorado

    • View of a diorama showing the town of Ordway in Crowley County, Colorado; shows tilled fields, streets, houses, and the Missouri Pacific Railroad tracks and cars. A metal plate below the diorama reads: "1000 Acre Irrigated Alfalfa Field, Ordway,...
    • Missouri Pacific Railroad Company--Exhibitions & displays--1900-1930.; Dioramas--Colorado--Ordway--1900-1930.
    • [between 1900 and 1930?]
    • Creede, Colorado

    • Aerial view of Creede (Mineral County), Colorado. Shows wood frame commercial buildings, houses, and a water tank. Denver and Rio Grand Railroad tracks extend through town. Rock formations are near the town.
    • Creede (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Creede--1910-1920.; Rock formations--Colorado--Creede--1910-1920.
    • [1916]
    • Curtis Street at night

    • Night view of Curtis Street in Denver, Colorado; shows snow and movie theaters. Electric signs read: "Marquette," "Iris Theater," "Isis," and "The Nanking Chop Suey, Pool."
    • Iris Theatre (Denver, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Isis Theater (Denver, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Electric signs--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Motion picture...
    • [between 1913 and 1919?]
    • Seventeenth Street, Denver's financial & railway district

    • View of 17th (Seventeenth) Street in Denver, Colorado; shows the Boston Building, the First National Bank, and the Equitable Building. The Colorado National Bank has columns and classical entablature.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Business districts--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • [between 1915 and 1920?]
    • Manitou Springs - Railway Stations

    • View along the carriage entrance of the stone Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Depot, Manitou Springs (El Paso County), Colorado. Railroad rails line the drive and "D. & R. G." is embossed on the metal catch boxes of the downspouts. Teams of horse...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--Buildings--1910-1920.; El Paso County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Porte cocheres--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1910-1920.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1910-1920.
    • 1912
    • H.G. Poe residence in Hotchkiss, Colo

    • View of the the H.G. Poe bungalow in Hotchkiss (Delta County) Colorado; features a gable and leaded windows.
    • Poe, H. G.--Homes & haunts.; Hotchkiss (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Bungalows--Colorado--Hotchkiss--1910-1930.; Houses--Colorado--Hotchkiss--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Clear Creek Canon 16 mi from De Beque, Colo

    • View of Roan Cliffs and the Clear Creek valley in Garfield County, Colorado; men pose on a rock.
    • Garfield County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1900-1910.; Mountains--Colorado--Garfield County--1900-1910.; Valleys--Colorado--Garfield County--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Canon City

    • Aerial view of Canon City (Fremont County), Colorado. Shows houses, churches, and civic structures. The Canon City High School is in the distance.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Canon City--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Redstone

    • View of the Redstone Castle near the Crystal River, a valley, and manicured grounds of the Cleveholm Manor in Redstone (Pitkin County), Colorado. Built by John Cleveland Osgood, the stone and half-timbered Redstone Castle has turrets and several...
    • Osgood, John Cleveland, 1851-1926--Homes & haunts.; Cleveholm (Redstone, Colo.)--1900-1930.; Redstone (Colo.)--1900-1930.; Dwellings--Colorado--Redstone--1900-1930.; Estates--Colorado--Redstone--1900-1930.
    • [between 1902 and 1925?]
    • A modern Kaysville home

    • View of a residence in Kaysville (Davis County) Utah; features a porch with columns and a shed roofed gable. Snow covers the scene.
    • Kaysville (Utah)--1910-1930.; Houses--Utah--Kaysville--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • A portion of Kimball Top (oil shale) near De Beque, Colo.

    • View of a part of Kimball Mountain and the Roan Cliffs in Garfield or Mesa County, Colorado; Highway 24 follows the valley floor.
    • Mesa County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1900-1910.; Mountains--Colorado--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Delta Colorado

    • View of the town of Delta (Delta County), Colorado. Shows houses, prominent buildings include the public school, high school, Baptist Church, Presbyterian Church, and the steeple of the First Methodist Church. A wood plank sidewalk extends up a...
    • Delta (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Delta--1900-1920.; Houses--Colorado--Delta--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1912?]
    • Oil shale deposits near Rifle, Colo.

    • A man wears a tie and stands near sagebrush in a valley below the Roan Cliffs near Rifle (Garfield County), Colorado. Shows trees, scree, and layered shale on steep cliffs in the distance.
    • Oil-shales--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1920-1930.; Cliffs--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.; Valleys--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Roan Cliffs

    • View of Roan Cliffs, oil shale strata, and brush, in (probably) Garfield or Mesa County, Colorado.
    • Oil-shales--Colorado--1900-1930.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1900-1930.; Cliffs--Colorado--1900-1930.
    • [between 1900 and 1930?]
    • A man looking at a little settlement in the mountains

    • A man walks on a rocky slope overlooking an unidentified community probably in Colorado. Shows wood frame buildings, log structures, and an industrial building probably associated with mining. Mountains are in the distance.
    • Cities & towns--Colorado--1900-1910.
    • 1902
    • Mining - mills - interiors

    • Interior view of a mine in (probably) Colorado; a man is by a conveyor and coal. Letters on a steel beam read: "PRR63490."
    • Coal mining--Colorado--1940-1950.; Coal mining--Colorado--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--1940-1950.; Miners--Colorado--1940-1950.
    • 1944
    • The new Eagle Mining District, Colorado

    • Men pose by the Lady Belle mine entrance south of Eagle, Eagle County, Colorado; one man shovels ore into a canvas bag.
    • Eagle County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Lady Belle Mine (Eagle County, Colo.)--1900-1920.; Miners--Colorado--Eagle County--1900-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Eagle County--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • The first house of Otto C. Perry on Sec 23-32-53 2 miles East of Kim

    • View of construction, furniture and a car in a field near Kim (Las Animas County), Colorado; property of Otto C. Perry the railroad photographer.
    • Perry, Otto, 1894-1970--Homes & haunts.; Kim (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Building construction--Colorado--Kim--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Machine and man

    • A man works on a shale oil retort with pulleys, tanks, pipes, and a drive belt, in (probably) Colorado; a brick building and corrugated shed are in the background.
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--1910-1920.; Machinery--Colorado--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Mancos streets

    • A man drives a car while a woman pedestrian walks down a street in Mancos (Montezuma County), Colorado. Shows commercial buildings, utility poles, a flag on a flagpole and parked cars. Signs on buildings read: "First National Bank," "Mancos Garage...
    • Mancos (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Clothing stores--Colorado--Mancos--1920-1930.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Mancos--1920-1930.
    • 1920
    • Haystack Mountain and plant site of the Mid-Continent Shale and Refining Co.

    • Men stand beside a car on a dirt road near Haystack Mountain in Garfield County, Colorado. Sagebrush, a haystack, trees, a fence, and Parachute Creek are in the valley. Shows layered shale on the Roan Cliffs and talus on mesas near the plant site...
    • Mid-Continent Shale and Refining Company--1920-1930.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.; Oil-shales--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Haystack Mountain (Garfield County,...
    • [1920 August]
    • Olathe

    • View of the frame Denver and Rio Grande Railroad depot in Olathe (Montrose County), Colorado. A wagon with a flat bed is near a signal light. The depot has a loading dock and a barn door on one end. A sign above the passenger door reads "Olathe."
    • Olathe (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Olathe--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Shale oil refinery

    • View of a shale oil retort with pulleys, tanks, pipes, and a drive belt, in (probably) Colorado; a brick building and corrugated shed are in the background.
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--1910-1920.; Machinery--Colorado--1910-1920.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Canon City, Colorado from Skyline Drive

    • Aerial view of Canon City (Fremont County), Colorado. Shows churches, houses, and commercial buildings. Identifiable buildings include the Canon City high school.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Canon City--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Glenwood Springs, Colorado

    • View of the town of Glenwood Springs (Garfield County), Colorado. Bridges span the Roaring Fork River and the Colorado River. Shows the Hotel Colorado, and commercial buildings. Trees line Grand Avenue in the distance.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1890-1910.; Glenwood Springs (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Roaring Fork River (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Glenwood Springs--1890-1910.; Rivers--Colorado--Glenwood Springs--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Mancos streets

    • A man on horseback, and another in a horse-drawn carriage (with a fringe on top) are on Main Street in Mancos (Montezuma County), Colorado. Shows pedestrians (including children), commercial buildings, the Bauer Bank, utility poles, and a flagpole....
    • Mancos (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Mancos--1910-1920.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Mancos--1910-1920.; Horseback riding--Colorado--Mancos--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920]
    • Curtis Ranch 3 miles SE of Saguache

    • Children and a man stand near a brick house with a white picket fence on the Curtis Ranch in the San Luis Valley in Saguache County, Colorado. A man stands and talks to people in an automobile. A barn and a wood pile are in the distance.
    • Saguache County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; San Luis Valley (Colo. and N.M.)--1900-1920.; Automobiles--Colorado--Saguache County--1900-1920.; Ranches--Colorado--Saguache County--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1915?]
    • Elberta post office, store, school-house and D. & R.G. track

    • View of the post office, store, and school house in the town of Elberta (Delta County), Colorado. Denver and Rio Grand Western Railroad tracks are nearby.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1890-1920.; Elberta (Colo.)--1890-1920.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Elberta--1890-1920.; Schools--Colorado--Elberta--1890-1920.
    • [between 1890 and 1920?]
    • People at campground

    • Women, men, and children walk among cars in (probably) Colorado; letters on shed read: "Camp Ground For Tourists Only," spare tire cover reads: "Richard Warren Motor Company Dodge, Grand Junction, Colo."
    • Camp sites, facilities, etc.--Colorado--1920-1930.; Automobiles--Colorado--1920-1930.; People--Colorado--1920-1930.
    • [between 1923 and 1928?]
    • Town of Dolores

    • Aerial view of the town of Dolores (Montezuma County), Colorado. Shows houses, barns, outbuildings, and commercial structures. The Dolores River and a portion of Haycamp Mesa are in the distance.
    • Dolores (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Dolores--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Monte Vista Streets

    • Stone and brick commercial buildings line the street in Monte Vista (Rio Grande County), Colorado. Shows pedestrians and parked cars. Signs on buildings read: "The Stow-Wood Co." "Stow's," "Fassett," "Hotel La Veta;" and, embossed on a building is:...
    • Monte Vista (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Monte Vista--1910-1920.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Monte Vista--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920]
    • Grand Jct. Colo. sugar factory

    • View of the Colorado Sugar Manufacturing Company on 12th (Twelfth) Street, in Grand Junction (Mesa County) Colorado; also shows the Colorado River and sheep pens. Municipal building domes and a fuel tank are in the background.
    • Colorado Sugar Manufacturing Company--1900-1920.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1900-1920.; Grand Junction (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--Grand Junction--1900-1920.; Rivers--Colorado--Grand Junction--1900-1920.;...
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Oil shale settlement

    • Shacks, outhouses, and sheds comprise this colony in (probably) Colorado or Utah; men stand by a truck and tanks; desert ridges and valleys are in the distance.
    • Oil-shale industry--1910-1930.; Petroleum industry--1910-1930.; Settlements--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Mexican settlement, near Walsenburg

    • View of adobe houses in a Mexican settlement near Walsenburg (Huerfano County), Colorado. Shows a man by a horse, beehive ovens (hornos), a wooden fence, a wagon with a barrel on it and a cedar tree.
    • Huerfano County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Adobe buildings--Colorado--Huerfano County--1880-1890.; Houses--Colorado--Huerfano County--1880-1890.; Settlements--Colorado--Huerfano County--1880-1890.
    • 1888
    • Ouray, Colo.

    • Panoramic view of houses and commercial buildings in Ouray (Ouray County), Colorado. Shows frame and brick buildings, the square tower of the Beaumont Hotel, wooden mine buildings with smokestacks, possibly a smelter, and a flume on a hillside. The...
    • Cascade Falls (Ouray County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Cascade Mountain (Ouray County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Ouray (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Ouray--1890-1910.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Ouray--1890-1910.;...
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Bird's eye view of Dolores

    • View of the town of Dolores (Montezuma County), Colorado. Shows commercial buildings, barns, and railroad cars.
    • Dolores (Colo.)--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1910?]
    • Glenwood Springs, Colorado

    • View of the town of Glenwood Springs (Garfield County), Colorado. Truss bridges cross over the Colorado River. Smoke rises from a Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company train near the railway depot. The Hotel Colorado is on a rise near the Hot...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1890-1910.; Hotel Colorado (Glenwood Springs, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1890-1910.; Glenwood Springs (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Bridges--Colorado--Glenwood Springs--1890-1910.;...
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Manitou Streets

    • View of a stone wall (with foliage on top) on a dirt street in Manitou Springs (El Paso County), Colorado. Shows horse-drawn coaches as they wait near Cliff House.
    • Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1880-1910.; Dirt roads--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1880-1910.; Garden walls--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1880-1910.
    • [between 1886 and 1901]
    • Manitou, Colo.

    • Panoramic view of houses, commercial buildings, and hotels in Manitou Springs (El Paso County), Colorado. Shows Hiawatha Gardens, a frame structure with gables, dormers, and a fenced, landscaped yard. The charred stone foundation of the Manitou...
    • Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1890-1910.
    • [between 1896 and 1903]
    • Unidentified mine

    • A man uses a pick at a mine entrance near (possibly) Salida (Chaffee County), Colorado.
    • Miners--Colorado--Chaffee County--1910-1930.; Chaffee County (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Mining--Colorado--Chaffee County--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Eagle Silver District

    • View of a settlement near the Lady Belle mine south of Eagle, Eagle County, Colorado; men, women, and girls pose by canvas tents and an automobile. A pennant reads: "Eagle Colorado;" a sign on the tent reads: "Meals All Hours."
    • Eagle County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Automobiles--Colorado--Eagle County--1900-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Eagle County--1900-1920.; Restaurants--Colorado--Eagle County--1900-1920.; Tents--Colorado--Eagle County--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Town of Grand Valley, Colo.

    • View of the town of Grand Valley (Parachute, Garfield County), Colorado. Shows wood frame barns, cultivated fields, and houses. Hills are in the distance.
    • Grand Valley (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Grand Valley--1920-1930.; Farms--Colorado--Grand Valley--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1921?]
    • Sugar factory - Monte Vista

    • View of a sugar beet processing facility in Monte Vista (Rio Grande County) Colorado; features a smokestack, monitor roof, and a steel frame shed.
    • Monte Vista (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--Monte Vista--1900-1920.; Sugar industry--Colorado--Monte Vista--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Oil shale refinery

    • Men examine a retort at an oil shale processing facility at the Index Shale Oil Company in De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado; also shows machinery, pipes, and sheds.
    • Index Oil Shale Company--1920-1930.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; De Beque (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.
    • 1922 March 24
    • Bird's Eye View of Durango

    • View of the town of Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. Prominent buildings include: the high school, St. Paul's German Lutheran Church, the Presbyterian church, the Methodist church, and La Plata County Courthouse. The Strater Hotel is in the...
    • Durango (Colo.)--1890-1920.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Durango--1890-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Durango--1890-1920.
    • [between 1890 and 1920?]

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