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    • First newspaper in Montrose The Messenger

    • This frame business in Montrose, Montrose County, Colorado, has storefront windows and signs: "The Messenger Publishing and Printing." A girl and men in suits wearing gold chains, bowlers, slouch, or planter hats stand on the boardwalk. A house is...
    • Messenger Publishing and Printing (Montrose, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Montrose Messenger (Montrose, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Girls--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Newspapers--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.
    • 1888 August 22
    • Company I, 2nd Regiment Colorado National Guards, Montrose, Colo

    • Uniformed men pose with rifles, bayonets, white gloves, cavalry or bowler hats, and drums, in Montrose, Montrose County, Colorado. Behind them, the two-story opera house is a brick building with an arcaded porch, and a cornice with lettering:...
    • Colorado National Guard--1880-1890.; Buddecke & Diehl Outfitters Opera House (Montrose, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Military uniforms--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Militias--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Opera...
    • 1888 February 22
    • Buddecke and Diehl's Opera House, Montrose, Colo.

    • Interior view of the Buddecke & Diehl Opera House in Montrose (Montrose County), Colorado. The building has paper-covered light shades, kerosene lanterns, and pine garlands on the ceiling and on brick walls. Painted scenes decorate the front of the...
    • Buddecke & Diehl Outfitters Opera House (Montrose, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Chairs--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Interiors--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Light fixtures--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Opera...
    • [between 1885 and 1888?]
    • Buddecke and Diehl's Opera House Montrose, Colo.

    • The interior of the Buddecke & Diehl Opera House, in Montrose, Montrose County, Colorado, has paper light shades, kerosene lanterns and pine garlands hanging from the ceiling. Painted scenes and flourishes flank the stage and form a backdrop;...
    • Buddecke & Diehl Outfitters Opera House (Montrose, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Interiors--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Opera houses--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Stage props--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.
    • [between 1888 and 1890?]
    • Cimmaron [sic] Canon, D.& R.G.RY.

    • View of the tracks of the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad and the Cimarron River in a canyon identified as Cimarron Canyon probably in Montrose County, Colorado. Shows a Denver and Rio Grande Railroad trestle.
    • Cimarron River (Montrose County and Gunnison County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Canyons--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Rivers--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1886?]
    • Montrose Register

    • A frame business in Montrose, Montrose County, Colorado, has storefront windows and signs: "The Montrose Register." Men and boys in suits and planter hats pose on the boardwalk.
    • Montrose Register (Montrose, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Boys--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Newspapers--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.
    • [between 1888 and 1890?]
    • Public School, Montrose, Colo.

    • Children and adults pose near a covered entryway in front of Central School on Cascade Avenue in Montrose (Montrose County), Colorado. The two-story brick building has a hipped roof and pendants. A central spire has dormers, a modified mansard...
    • Central School (Montrose, Colo.)--Buildings--1880-1890.; Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Children--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Schools--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.
    • 1884
    • Depot, Montrose, Colo

    • Freight cars are lined up in front of the Denver & Rio Grande railroad depot in Montrose, Montrose County, Colorado. People wait in a buggy to cross the tracks; covered wagons are parked by town buildings in the background. Rooftop sign reads:...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Railroad freight cars--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Railroads--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.
    • 1885
    • Decoration Day, Montrose, Colo.

    • View of a Decoration Day parade with a marching band and men in cavalry uniforms in Montrose (Montrose County), Colorado. Men carry drums, rifles, swords, and a United States flag. The Mears Hotel with chimneys is at Cascade Avenue and Main Street....
    • Memorial Day--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Marching bands--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Military parades & ceremonies--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Military...
    • 1888
    • Billy Marchant's Place, Montrose, Colo

    • Billy Marchant's business in Montrose, Montrose County, Colorado, has stovepipes and a false front with signs: "Baths and Lodging." A hand-operated pump in the foreground feeds wooden barrels by an exterior stove; men and boys pose, holding a broom...
    • Marchant, Billy--1880-1890.; Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Boys--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Lodging houses--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.
    • 1884 October 20
    • Decoration Day, Montrose, Colo.

    • The Decoration Day (Memorial Day) parade in Montrose (Montrose County), Colorado, includes a drum corps in cavalry uniforms, they carry snare or bass drums. Men in uniform carry an American flag and rifles or swords. An officer is on horseback....
    • Memorial Day--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Soldiers--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Spectators--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.
    • 1888
    • Montrose, Colo, From Flouring Mill

    • Montrose, Montrose County, Colorado, consists of dwellings, businesses, and the public school. Hills are in the background; Denver & Rio Grande[?] railroad tracks are in the foreground.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.
    • 1884
    • Decoration Day Montrose, Colo

    • The Decoration Day parade in Montrose, Montrose County, Colorado, includes a marching band in cavalry uniforms. Men carry drums, rifles, swords, and a United States flag. Brick and frame businesses with cornices flank the street; spectators crowd...
    • Memorial Day--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Flags--American--1880-1890.; Military parades & ceremonies--Colorado--Montrose--1880- 1890.; Military uniforms--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.
    • 1888
    • Montrose, Colo.

    • People pose in the street outside wooden frame commercial buildings at the corner of 2nd (Second) Street and Selig Avenue in Montrose (Montrose County), Colorado. A weather vane is on a roof of a large building. A facade reads "Studebaker Wagons,...
    • Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Stables--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.
    • 1888 July 23
    • Artesian Well No. 2, Montrose, Colo.

    • Men, girls, and a dog pose in front of a wooden pump house in Montrose (Montrose County), Colorado. A frame tower with a ladder is above the well shaft. A flywheel, cables, pipes, water tank, and smokestack are nearby.
    • Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Artesian wells--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Girls--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Pumping stations--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.
    • 1887 May 1
    • First building in Montrose, Colo erected Sept 1881 by Evans Wilrup

    • Children pose in front of a log and mud cabin, in Montrose, Montrose County, Colorado. A boy has a planter hat and wagon, a girl wears a print dress and wide brimmed hat. A barrel is nearby; rooms extend from the original structure on both sides.
    • Wilrup, Evans--Homes & haunts.; Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Barrels--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Boys--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Girls--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Log cabins--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.
    • [between 1881 and 1885?]
    • Drilling for artesian water in early days of Montrose, Colo.

    • Farmers and their wives gather around a drill for a well near the farmhouse in Montrose, Colorado in Montrose, County. Stacks of wood surround the well. A farmer sits on a wagon drawn by two horses.
    • Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Farmers--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Wells--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Women--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.
    • [between 1882 and 1890]
    • Montrose, Colo. drilling for artesian water

    • A group of Montrose, Colorado, citizens pose in front of drilling equipment that drills an artesian well in Montrose County. The drill is composed of cables and steel bars. Electrical cables are attached to a steam-powered tractor; a puff of...
    • Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Artesian wells--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.
    • [between 1882 and 1890]
    • Down by the river near Montrose, Colo. autumn

    • An aerial view of Montrose, Colorado, shows the Uncompahgre River, spanned by a bridge, in the foreground, and the central business district in the distance.
    • Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Rivers--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.
    • 1886
    • Montrose, Colo. artesian well

    • Water gushes out of an artesian well in Montrose, Colorado in Montrose County.
    • Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Artesian wells--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.
    • [between 1882 and 1890]
    • M. E. Church, Montrose, Colo

    • The Methodist Episcopal Church in Montrose, Montrose County, Colorado, is a brick building with stone trim and windows with latticed gothic arches. The entry is square tower with a rosette and an ornate, imbricated belfry, finials, and a windvane....
    • Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Boys--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Methodist Episcopal churches--Colorado--Montrose--1880- 1890.
    • 1887 April 26
    • Cascade Avenue Montrose, Colo No. 16

    • Cascade Avenue in Montrose, Montrose County, Colorado, is crowded with horses, buggies, men and children. Boards cover the ditch in the foreground; a waterwagon is further back. Signs and building identification read: "Grocers," "Buddecke & Diehl,"...
    • Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Business districts--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Children & adults--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Streets--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.
    • 1887 May 2
    • Montrose, Colorado newspaper

    • View of the front page of, "The Messenger," a newspaper published in Montrose, Colorado from 1882-1890. It features a wood-cut image of a young boy selling papers on the street, and certain details about the paper's place of publication and method...
    • Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Newspapers--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.
    • [between 1940 and 1970]
    • Scene in front of Buddecke and Diehl's outfitting house, Montrose, Colorado

    • A large group of men, boys, pack mules, pack horses, and covered wagons is in the street outside of Buddecke & Diehl's Outfitting House in Montrose, Colorado. The group appears to be ready to travel. Street is lined with wooden, false front...
    • Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Guides & scouts--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Packtrains--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.
    • 1885
    • Montrose, Colorado

    • Montrose, Montrose County, Colorado, consists of dwellings and businesses. Trees and a bridge are in the foreground; low bare hills are in the background.
    • Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Bridges--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Parade in Montrose, Colorado

    • On Main Street, in Montrose, Montrose County, Colorado, men in uniforms pose with rifles and United States flags. Spectators include children, women, and a man in tophat. Frame and brick businesses line the dirt thoroughfare; bare fields are in the...
    • Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Military parades & ceremonies--Colorado--Montrose--1880- 1890.; Streets--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.
    • 1888 February 22
    • Montrose, Colorado

    • Aerial view of Montrose (Montrose County), Colorado. Shows a bridge, probably over the Uncompahgre River, a road, fences, frame houses, and trees. Commercial buildings in the distance include the First National Bank with a conical dome.
    • Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Bridges--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Billy Marchant's place

    • Billy Marchant provided, "Hot and Cold Baths and Lodging," for 25 cents in Montrose, Colorado, in 1885. The building he used was a single story, wooden, false front structure without windows and only a single front door. Six men are in the image,...
    • Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Lodging houses--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.
    • 1885
    • Public School, Montrose, Colo

    • The public school in Montrose, Montrose County, Colorado, is a two-story brick building with stone trim and hipped roofs. A square tower has an imbricated, tapered belfry, dormers, widow's walks, and a windvane. Children and a man in a suit pose by...
    • Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Children & adults--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; School children--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Schools--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.
    • 1884
    • Montrose, Colorado, newspapers

    • Bottom half of the front page of "The Messenger," a newspaper published in Montrose, Colorado, from 1882-1890 features an advertisement that reads: "Robuck & Crecelius, livery, feed and sale stables. We do a general transfer business and take...
    • Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Advertisements--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Newspaper illustrations--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Stables--Montrose--Colorado--1880-1890.
    • [between 1940 and 1970]
    • Montrose parade

    • Men in suits and military uniforms hold bayonets and stand behind a flag in a Montrose (Montrose County), Colorado street, probably for a parade. Spectators stand beside buildings. Boys watch rows of men from near a wagon. Signs on brick and frame...
    • Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Military parades & ceremonies--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Military uniforms--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Parades &...
    • 1888 Feb. 22nd
    • Artesian Well No 2 Montrose, Colo

    • In Montrose, Montrose County, Colorado, men, girls, and dogs pose with a pump house behind them. A frame tower supports the well shaft used to access artesian well no. 2; a projecting boom is over sheds with flywheels, pipes, and tanks. A...
    • Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Artesian wells--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Drilling & boring machinery--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Girls--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.
    • 1887 May 1
    • Montrose and Ouray Stage last trip

    • Men pose on and near the Montrose and Ouray horse-drawn stagecoach before its last trip, Montrose (Gunnison County), Colorado. A sign on a nearby building reads: "Denver & Rio Grande Railway Express."
    • Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Stagecoaches--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Transportation--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.
    • 1887 August 23
    • Streets - Montrose

    • View of a street in Montrose (Montrose County), Colorado. Shows pedestrians, commercial buildings (including the First National Bank), horse-drawn carriages and wagons, utility poles, train tracks and part of a railroad engine. Signs read: "Coal,"...
    • Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Montrose, Colo

    • People pose with a buggy and canvas covered merchant's wagon, in Montrose, Montrose County, Colorado. A frame barn has a false-front and lettering: "Studebaker Wagons," "Magnolia Livery Feed and Sale Stables," "Schuttler Wagons & Buggies," and...
    • Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Stables--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.
    • 1888 July 23
    • Montrose in distance, '85

    • Early view, across tree-covered landscape, of the town of Montrose, Colorado. Flat Top mountain is the distance.
    • Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1890.
    • [1885?]

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