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    • Terrible Mine & Mill Silver Plume - Colo

    • View of the Terrible Mill and Mine at Silver Plume, Colorado. Shows wood frame buildings, wooden ore cars on track, trestle, smokestack, a pipeline and tailings pile.
    • Silver Plume (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Terrible Mine (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Mills--Colorado--Silver Plume--1890-1910.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Silver Plume--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Silver Plume--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Mining, Wapiti Saw Mill at Bull Creek

    • Loggers work at Wapiti Saw Mill on Bull Creek, Breckenridge, Colorado. Two men hold a crosscut saw; horses pull a large log. Shows piles of lumber and logs strewn about, wood frame buildings and snow covered mountains in the distance.
    • Wapiti Mining Company (Breckenridge, Colo.)--Facilities--1890-1910.; Breckenridge (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Lumber industry--Colorado--Breckenridge--1890-1910.; Mills--Colorado--Breckenridge--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1890-1910.;...
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Palmetto Mill and Mine Hanson [sic] Creek, Lake City

    • View of Palmetto Mine and Mill in Lake City, Colorado. Shows wood frame buildings, smokestack, and cut timber strewn throughout the countryside.
    • Lake City (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Palmetto Mine (Hinsdale County, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Mills--Colorado--Lake City--1900-1910.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Lake City--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Lake City--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • La Veta

    • View of the town of La Veta (Huerfano County), Colorado. Shows wood frame commercial buildings, corrals with wood fences and the Spanish Peaks in the distance. Signs on buildings read: "General Merchandise," "Billiards," "D.D. RY US, dealer in...
    • La Veta (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Spanish Peaks (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cities & towns--Colorado--La Veta--1880-1890.
    • [between 1882 and 1884]
    • View from Fryer Hill looking west to downtown

    • Children stand in snow on Fryer Hill overlooking Leadville (Lake County), Colorado. Shows wood frame buildings, a railroad bridge, and mine buildings. Mount Massive and the Sawatch Range are in the distance.
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Children--Colorado--Leadville--1930-1940.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Leadville--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Leadville--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Leadville - water supply

    • Men in suits supervise workmen as they install a water pipeline for Leadville (Lake County), Colorado. The pipeline is made of wooden staves and reinforced with metal bands (probably steel). One workman balances a wooden plank on his shoulder while...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Construction workers--Colorado--Leadville--1900-1910.; Construction--Colorado--Leadville--1900-1910.; Penstocks--Colorado--Leadville--1900-1910.; Water supply--Colorado--Leadville--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Palmer Lake, Glen Park

    • Eleven men stand in front of the Denver and Rio Grande Railway building at an unidentified exposition, the building was later moved to Palmer Lake (El Paso County), Colorado and served as the railroad depot. The Victorian style building has a tower...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company--1880-1890.; Exhibition buildings--1880-1890.; Railroad stations--1880-1890.
    • 1882
    • Ridgeway [sic]

    • View of the town of Ridgway (Ouray County), Colorado. Shows scattered residential and commercial buildings, the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad depot, a church, the public school, and a body of water. Signs on buildings read: "Hotel," "Bakery." The...
    • Cimarron Ridge (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Ridgway (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Ridgway--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Scene in Rosita, Custer County, Colorado

    • Mounted cavalry, one man with a flag, ride down the main street of Rosita (Custer County), Colorado. Spectators line the street. Commercial buildings and the school house are shown. Signs read: "Billiards," "Old Kentucky Whiskies," "C.W. Stoddard...
    • Rosita (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Rosita--1880-1890.; Horseback riding--Colorado--Rosita--1880-1890.; Military parades & ceremonies--Colorado--Rosita--1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • Sugar City

    • View of the National Beet Sugar Company factory grounds near Missouri Pacific railroad tracks in Sugar City (Crowley County), Colorado. Shows a convoy of beet wagons pulled by a steam engine and storage buildings and houses. Railroad cars and the...
    • National Beet Sugar Manufacturing Company (Sugar City, Colo.)--Facilities--1900-1910.; Sugar City (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Beets--Colorado--Sugar City--1900-1910.; Sugar industry--Colorado--Sugar City--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Sugar City

    • View of horse-drawn beet wagons, near and on a ramp, at the National Beet Sugar Company factory in Sugar City (Crowley County), Colorado. Workers pose beside the wagons.
    • National Beet Sugar Manufacturing Company (Sugar City, Colo.)--Buildings--1900-1910.; Sugar City (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Sugar City--1900-1910.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--Sugar City--1900-1910.; Sugar...
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Cripple Creek - Streets

    • Men stand near and on horse-drawn wagons loaded with machinery on Bennett Street in Cripple Creek, Colorado. Shows the "Cripple Creek Machine Works Company" and the "National Hotel" building.
    • Cripple Creek Machine Works Company--1900-1910.; National Hotel (Cripple Creek, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1900-1910.; Equipment industry--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1900-1910.;...
    • 1903
    • Yankee Girl Mines, Red Mountain, Colorado, U.S.A.

    • View of the Yankee Girl Mine near Red Mountain, Guston (Ouray County), Colorado. Shows a shaft house, standard gauge railroad tracks, tailings, wood frame buildings and a mountainside clear cut of trees.
    • Guston (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Yankee Girl Mine (Ouray County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Guston--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Guston--1890-1900.
    • 1891
    • Apex, Colo

    • A woman and a dog sit on a hill overlooking the town of Apex (Gilpin County), Colorado. Shows wood frame houses, commercial buildings, log cabins and clear cut land strewn with logs.
    • Apex (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Apex--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • The Colo. Gold Dredging Co. on the D.& R.G.R.R. at Russell Colo.

    • View of workmen on a Colorado Gold Dredging Company hydraulic placer gold mining dredge near Russell (Costilla County) Veta Pass (La Veta Pass), Colorado. Shows men in suits near workmen, construction tools, barrels, railroad ties and planks.
    • Russell (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Dredges--American--Colorado--Russell--1900-1910.; Gold mining--Colorado--Russell--1900-1910.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Russell--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Pittsburg Mine, Central City

    • A group of fourteen miners in work clothes, including overalls, pose near the Pittsburg Mine in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. Shows a dog (with a miner's cap on its head). One miner holds a wrench, another holds a sledge hammer and a...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Pittsburg Mine (Gilpin County, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Miners--Colorado--Central City--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • The Gold Links Mine & Mill

    • View of the Gold Links Mill, Ohio City (Ohio, Gunnison County), Colorado as smoke spews from smokestacks. Shows wood frame and log buildings, horses and outhouses. A road is in the distance.
    • Gold Links Mine (Gunnison County, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Ohio City (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Ohio City--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Ohio City--1900-1910.
    • 1908
    • Gauntlet Mine, Quartz Hill, Central City

    • Miners and horses stand on Quartz Hill at the Gauntlet Mine in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. Shows a tipple, tailings pile, and a building with letters on roof that read: "Gauntlet H & T."
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Gauntlet Mine (Gilpin County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Quartz Hill (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Miners--Colorado--Central City--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1890-1910.; Tipples--Colorado--Central City--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • The Geyser, Silver Cliff Colo.

    • A group of miners at the Geyser Mine in Silver Cliff (Custer County), Colorado pose near the mill. Some men hold shovels, a pick axe, candles with lanterns, and hammers. They wear overalls, canvas coats and wide, slanting brimmed hats with high...
    • Geyser Mine (Custer County, Colo.)--1880-1900.; Silver Cliff (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Silver Cliff--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Silver Cliff--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Silver Cliff--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Hotel at Harris Colo., Denver & Salt Lake R. R.

    • View of the two-story, wooden hotel at Mt. Harris (Routt County), Colorado, a coal mining town owned by the Colorado - Utah Supply Co. Shows men, women and children on the porch with construction debris next to building. Company residences are in...
    • Mount Harris (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Hotels--Colorado--Mount Harris--1910-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Mount Harris--1910-1920.; People--Colorado--Mount Harris--1910-1920.
    • ca. 1915
    • Granite, between Buena Vista and Leadville

    • View of the town of Granite (Chaffee County), Colorado. Shows the railroad station, wood frame commercial buildings and residences, outhouses, a bridge over the Arkansas River, and Colorado Midland Railroad tracks.
    • Colorado Midland Railway Company--1880-1900.; Arkansas River--1880-1900.; Granite (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Bridges--Colorado--Granite--1880-1900.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Granite--1880-1900.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Granite--1880-1900.;...
    • [between 1887 and 1895?]
    • Advertising - Billboards

    • Three men stand near a billboard that advertises Cudahy's Soap possibly in Colorado. The billboard reads: "Cudahy's Diamond 'G' Soap, the C Mark, Does Better Work and Goes Further Than Any Other Laundry Soap." Two of the men wear work clothes and...
    • Billboards--1890-1900.
    • 1897, September 29
    • Public School, 5th St. between Rood & White

    • A class poses in front of a public school on 5th Street, between Rood and White, in Grand Junction (Mesa County), Colorado. Shows boys and girls of various ages with their teachers. Some boys are barefoot, one holds a baseball bat, some hold hats.
    • Grand Junction (Colo.)--1880-1890.; School children--Colorado--Grand Junction--1880-1890.; Schools--Colorado--Grand Junction--1880-1890.
    • [between 1888 and 1889]
    • Idaho Springs

    • Firemen pose in front of the fire department in Idaho Springs (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Some pull their hand-drawn fire wagon, others pose in front of the wagon; a boy sits on top of the hose cart. They wear uniforms with spiked shoes. Some...
    • Idaho Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fire engines & equipment--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1890-1900.; Fire fighters--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1890-1900.; Fires stations--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1890-1900.
    • 1895
    • Leadville

    • View of the American National Bank on the southeast corner of Fifth and Harrison Avenue in Leadville (Lake County), Colorado. Shows the Romanesque Revival-style building, constructed of rusticated red sandstone with brick upper stories. Features...
    • American National Bank (Leadville, Colo.)--Buildings--1900-1910.; Leadville (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Banks--Colorado--Leadville--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Idaho Springs

    • Firemen pose in front of the fire department in Idaho Springs (Clear Creek County), Colorado. they stand and sit beside and on top of their hand-drawn fire wagon. They wear uniforms with spiked shoes. Some have ribbons pinned on them probably for...
    • Idaho Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fire engines & equipment--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1890-1900.; Fire fighters--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1890-1900.
    • 1894
    • Winters morning, Leadville Colo.

    • View of the snow covered town of Leadville (Lake County), Colorado. Shows wood frame houses, churches, a Colorado Midland Railroad tracks and trestle, and probably the Coronado Mine building. The Sawatch Mountain range is in the distance.
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Sawatch Range (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Leadville--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Leadville--1900-1910.; Snow--Colorado--Leadville--1900-1910.; Winter--Colorado--Leadville--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1905?]
    • Leadville

    • View of houses in Leadville, Colorado. Shows the George King home under construction, the William Ward house near the Mary Hallock Foote cabin and a (fir) tree farm with a striped tent.
    • Foote, Mary Hallock, 1847-1938--Homes & haunts.; King, George E.--Homes & haunts.; Ward, William, Leadville resident--Homes & haunts.; Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1890.; Houses--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1890.; Log...
    • [between 1879 and 1881]
    • Leadville - Public Works

    • View of a wooden building with a smoke stack in snow covered Leadville (Lake County), Colorado. An outhouse. a turned over wheelbarrow, and a broken picket fence are nearby.
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Wooden buildings--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Leadville

    • View of plank buildings under construction in Leadville (Lake County), Colorado. Shows log cabins, a pile of lumber and houses in the distance.
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Building construction--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.; Houses--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.; Log cabins--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890]
    • Morrison

    • A train pulls a load of lime rock through the town of Morrison (Jefferson County), Colorado as a man stands on the railroad turntable. Shows engine number "110" and Union Pacific freight car number "24562" of the Denver, South Park & Pacific...
    • Denver, South Park, and Pacific Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Bear Creek (Jefferson County and Douglas County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Morrison (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Morrison--1880-1890.;...
    • [between 1880 and 1889?]
    • Morrison looking west up Bear Creek

    • View of the town of Morrison (Jefferson County), Colorado. Shows Bear Creek, a Denver, South Park & Pacific Railroad train with a load of lime rock, the railroad depot and turntable, a church, commercial and residential buildings. A sign reads:...
    • Denver, South Park, and Pacific Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Bear Creek (Jefferson County and Douglas County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Morrison (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Morrison--1880-1890.;...
    • [between 1880 and 1889?]
    • Rugby

    • Four men pose near a horse-drawn wagon and metal shed with a wooden headframe at a mine in Rugby (Las Animas County), Colorado. Three of the men wear work clothes, the fourth wears a suit and vest. Shows a wagon filled with supplies and or...
    • Rugby (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Miners--Colorado--Rugby--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Rugby--1900-1910.; Sheds--Colorado--Rugby--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Watermelon Day, Rocky Ford, Colo.

    • Crowds of people mingle amongst horse-drawn carriages during Watermelon Day in Rocky Ford (Otero County), Colorado. Shows commercial buildings and banners along street that read: "Welcome," "Buggies and Wagons," "Rocky Ford."
    • Rocky Ford (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Rocky Ford--1900-1910.; Celebrations--Colorado--Rocky Ford--1900-1910.
    • 1900 September 7
    • Gerardi's Market corner Main and Maple

    • Jim Gerardi stands behind his Ford pickup truck in front of his grocery store in Trinidad, Colorado. A boy stands on a sidewalk as a customer comes out of the Piggly Wiggly store next door. Lettering on the pickup reads: "Gerardi's," "Meats,"...
    • Trinidad (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Business people--Colorado--Trinidad--1920-1930.; Grocery Stores--Colorado--Trinidad--1920-1930.; Trucks--Colorado--Trinidad--1920-1930.; Gerardi, Jim.
    • ca. 1922
    • Ward, Colorado

    • View of the town of Ward (Boulder County), Colorado. Denver, Boulder & Western Railroad tracks and mines are in the distance.
    • Ward (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Ward--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • E.W. Robinson Lumber Co.

    • Men in suits and in overalls pose around a newly constructed window frame at the E.W. Robinson lumber planing mill located at 201 West Iowa Avenue in Denver, Colorado. The factory is in the background.
    • E.W. Robinson Lumber Company (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Building materials industry--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Business people--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Employees--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.;...
    • [between 1920 and 1929?]
    • Breckenridge

    • View of the Methodist Church in Breckenridge, Colorado. It was the first church building in Breckenridge, built by the Reverend John Lewis Dyer in 1880 on French Street. The one story frame building features gothic arched windows, a projecting,...
    • Breckenridge (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Methodist churches--Colorado--Breckenridge--1960-1970.
    • [between 1960 and 1970]
    • Cripple Creek

    • View of a residential area in Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado. Shows wooden houses, a basketball hoop, and a man standing in a dirt road.
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Houses--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1970-1980.; Residential streets--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1970-1980.
    • 1976
    • Abbott Church

    • View of a church located in Abbott (Washington County), Colorado. Shows a one-story, wood frame building with a bell tower and cross at the top. A sign over the door reads: "Abbott Church 1913-DHD." Also shows a barbed wire fence and post.
    • Abbott (Colo.)--1990-2000.; Churches--Colorado--Abbott--1990-2000.
    • [between 1990 and 2000]
    • Unidentified building built by Joseph Vaessen

    • Men in work clothes and a suit (who include Joseph Vaessen) stand near a stone building under construction in Delta (Delta County), Colorado. Some of the masons hold tools which include: saws, steel squares, a trowel, possibly hand tampers and a...
    • Delta (Colo.)--1880-1920.; Building construction--Colorado--Delta--1880-1920.; Construction workers--Colorado--Delta--1880-1920.; Stone buildings--Colorado--Delta--1880-1920.; Stonework--Colorado--Delta--1880-1920.; Vaessen, Joseph.
    • [between 1881 and 1920?]
    • Placer mining near Russel [sic], La Veta Pass

    • Men in suits, one woman and workmen stand on top of, in windows and beside a Colorado Gold Dredging Company hydraulic placer gold mining dredge near Russell (Costilla County), Veta Pass (La Veta Pass), Colorado. Shows an American flag on a flagpole.
    • Russell (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Dredges--American--Colorado--Russell--1900-1910.; Gold mining--Colorado--Russell--1900-1910.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Russell--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • The Colo. Gold Dredging Co. on the D.& R.G.R.R. at Russell, Colo.

    • Men in suits, one woman and workmen stand on top of and beside a Colorado Gold Dredging Company hydraulic placer gold mining dredge near Russell, Veta Pass (La Veta Pass), Colorado. Shows an American flag on a flagpole.
    • Russell (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Dredges--American--Colorado--Russell--1900-1910.; Gold mining--Colorado--Russell--1900-1910.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Russell--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Derry gold dredge by Twin Peaks

    • Workmen stand on and near the Derry Dredge, Empire Gold Dredging Company's hydraulic placer bucket-line vessel, near Leadville (Lake County), Colorado.
    • Empire Gold Dredging Company--Equipment & supplies--1910-1930.; Lake County (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Dredges--American--Colorado--Lake County--1910-1930.; Gold mining--Colorado--Lake County--1910-1930.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Lake...
    • [between 1915 and 1926]
    • Mines - Unid.

    • View of a mine, probably in Colorado. Shows head frame, smokestacks, trestle, water tank, and other wood frame mine buildings.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Mining dredge

    • A man stands near the Derry Dredge, Empire Gold Dredging Company's hydraulic placer bucket-line vessel, near Leadville (Lake County), Colorado.
    • Lake County (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Dredges--American--Colorado--Lake County--1910-1930.; Gold mining--Colorado--Lake County--1910-1930.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Lake County--1910-1930.
    • [between 1915 and 1926]
    • Mines - Unid

    • Two men operate an automatic shovel at a mining site probably in Victor (Teller County), Colorado. Lettering on the shovel reads: "Made by the Thew Automatic Shovel Co., Lorain, OH."
    • Victor (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Victor--1900-1920.; Steam shovels--Colorado--Victor--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Nevadaville [graphic]

    • View of the town of Nevadaville (Gilpin County), Colorado. Shows wood frame commercial buildings and residences, the Methodist Episcopal Church, a school, outhouses, a head frame near a tailings pile, narrow gauge tracks and wagons.
    • Nevadaville (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Nevadaville--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Nevadaville--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1901]

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