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    • Road above East Portal

    • View of the Black Canyon of the Gunnison near the East Portal of the Gunnison Tunnel (Montrose County), Colorado. A horse-drawn, covered wagon is on the road above the Gunnison River and the settlement at East Portal.
    • McKee, Thomas Michael, 1854-1939.
    • [between 1905 and 1909?]
    • Men and woman by tunnel entrance

    • Men and women pose in a ravine on ore car tracks, part of the canal construction of the Gunnison Tunnel Project of the U.S. Reclamation Service in Montrose County, Colorado. Women wear fitted skirts with pleats and flared hems, sailor's hats or...
    • McKee, Thomas Michael, 1854-1939.
    • [between 1905 and 1909]
    • Men in tunnel with tools

    • Men pose at a tunnel, probably part of the Gunnison Tunnel Project in Montrose County, Colorado. Men wear suits or overalls, wide-brimmed hats, caps, and work boots. A box of dynamite sticks is on the ground in the tunnel. Tools are lean against...
    • McKee, Thomas Michael, 1854-1939.
    • [between 1905 and 1909?]
    • Ready to start

    • John E. Pelton, J.A. Curtis, M.F. Hovey, Will W. Torrance, and E.B. Anderson pose with oars by the Gunnison River, in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado. Wooden rowboats named "City of Montrose" and "John C. Bell" are...
    • Torrence, William, 1872-1921.
    • 1900 September
    • The first day at noon

    • Men pose with boats by the Gunnison River, in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado; rock cliffs rise from the water.
    • Torrence, William, 1872-1921.
    • 1900 September
    • The first night

    • Men, probably J.E. Pelton, J.A. Curtis, M.F. Hovey, and E.B. Anderson, raise a toast by their rowboats on the Gunnison River, in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado.
    • Torrence, William, 1872-1921.
    • 1900 September
    • Where we lost the first boat

    • Men, probably J.E. Pelton, J.A. Curtis, M.F. Hovey, and E.B. Anderson, pose with a wrecked rowboat (the John C. Bell) in boulders and rocks by the Gunnison River, in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado.
    • Torrence, William, 1872-1921.
    • 1900 September
    • The wreck of the John C. Bell

    • Men, probably J.E. Pelton, J.A. Curtis, M.F. Hovey, and E.B. Anderson, examine the wrecked rowboat, the John C. Bell, among boulders and rocks on the Gunnison River, in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado.
    • Torrence, William, 1872-1921.
    • 1900 September
    • During a heavy rain the 4th day

    • Men, probably J.E. Pelton, J.A. Curtis, M.F. Hovey, and E.B. Anderson, stand by their rowboats in the rain on the Gunnison River, in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado.
    • Torrence, William, 1872-1921.
    • 1900 September
    • Where we first met the top man

    • Men stand among rocks by the Gunnison River, in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado.
    • Torrence, William, 1872-1921.
    • 1900 September
    • Preparing our camp the 5th night

    • Men, probably J.E. Pelton, J.A. Curtis, M.F. Hovey, E.B. Anderson, and an unidentified man, stand by a rowboat (City of Montrose) and the Gunnison River, in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado. Cliffs are in sun and shadow.
    • Torrence, William, 1872-1921.
    • 1900 September
    • Drying our blankets after we had been upset

    • Men, probably J.E. Pelton, J.A. Curtis, M.F. Hovey, and E.B. Anderson, stand near a campfire, and eat or cook, in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado. Blankets dry on a makeshift rack near the fire. A duffel bag and a coffee...
    • Torrence, William, 1872-1921.
    • 1900 September
    • Viewing the side of the cliff the 3rd day

    • Men, probably J.E. Pelton, J.A. Curtis, M.F. Hovey, and E.B. Anderson, stand by the Gunnison River, in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado; one points at cliffs.
    • Torrence, William, 1872-1921.
    • 1900 September
    • Looking for a place to get out

    • Men, probably J.E. Pelton, J.A. Curtis, M.F. Hovey, and E.B. Anderson, stand by the Gunnison River, in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, in Montrose County, Colorado; one points at cliffs and canyon walls.
    • Torrence, William, 1872-1921.
    • 1900 September
    • Under heavy falls

    • View of a Gunnison River waterfall, in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado; water rushes between boulders.
    • Torrence, William, 1872-1921.
    • 1900 September
    • Flat rock

    • Men, probably J.E. Pelton, J.A. Curtis, M.F. Hovey, and E.B. Anderson, sit on a boulder above rapids on the Gunnison River in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado.
    • Torrence, William, 1872-1921.
    • 1900 September
    • Looking up canon from flat rock

    • View rocks and boulders in the Gunnison River in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado; cliffs are in sun and shadow.
    • Torrence, William, 1872-1921.
    • 1900 September
    • A moonlight the 5th night

    • View of the Gunnison River under moon light in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado.
    • Torrence, William, 1872-1921.
    • 1900 September
    • Carrying boat down over the rocks where the water disappears

    • Men, probably J.E. Pelton, J.A. Curtis, M.F. Hovey, and E.B. Anderson, portage a wooden rowboat over boulders on the Gunnison River in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado. Ropes are coiled on the deck.
    • Torrence, William, 1872-1921.
    • 1900 September
    • Torrence [sic] viewing the rapids

    • Will Torrance lays on a boulder above Gunnison River rapids in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado.
    • Torrence, William, 1872-1921.
    • 1900 September
    • A natural bridge #2

    • A man, probably Will Torrence, climbs through boulders in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado. A rock pinnacle, cliffs, and pine tree are to the sides.
    • Torrence, William, 1872-1921.
    • 1900 September
    • A natural bridge no 4

    • Men view boulders, cliffs, rock formations, and canyon walls in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado.
    • Torrence, William, 1872-1921.
    • 1900 September
    • Looking up the canon where we came out

    • View of boulders, cliffs, rock formations, and canyon walls in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado.
    • Torrence, William, 1872-1921.
    • 1900 September
    • Carrying the boat over the rapids

    • Men portage a wooden rowboat, "The City of Montrose," over boulders in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado. Gunnison River rapids are beside the rocks.
    • Torrence, William, 1872-1921.
    • 1900 September
    • The top of some needles we saw

    • View of splintered cliffs and pinnacles in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado.
    • Torrence, William, 1872-1921.
    • 1900 September
    • Looking up the canon for our bedroom door

    • Cliffs and rock formations flank the Gunnison River in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado.
    • Torrence, William, 1872-1921.
    • 1900 September
    • Shooting a rapids

    • View of the Gunnison River in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado; a man in a wooden rowboat runs the whitewater.
    • Torrence, William, 1872-1921.
    • 1900 September
    • Carrying boat over a falls, boat 100ft above water

    • Men portage a wooden rowboat, "The City of Montrose," over boulders and rocks in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado.
    • Torrence, William, 1872-1921.
    • 1900 September
    • Leaving the last boat

    • Men, probably J.E. Pelton, J.A. Curtis, M.F. Hovey, and E.B. Anderson, pose with a wooden rowboat, "The City of Montrose," by cliffs and boulders on the Gunnison River in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado. They hold oars...
    • Torrence, William, 1872-1921.
    • 1900 September
    • Our last bed in the canon

    • Men lie under a blanket in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado; M.F. Hovey has a bandage on his head.
    • Torrence, William, 1872-1921.
    • 1900 September
    • Welcome party

    • People sit on the edge of a cliff at the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado; flags flap in the breeze.
    • Torrence, William, 1872-1921.
    • 1900 September
    • Gunnison Tunnel entrance from inside

    • Interior view of the Gunnison Tunnel towards the tunnel entrance, Montrose County, Colorado. Shows wooden beam rafters and a railroad switch.
    • McKee, Thomas Michael, 1854-1939.
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    • Welcome party

    • Men, women, boys and girls pose by the cliffs of the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado.
    • Torrence, William, 1872-1921.
    • 1900 September
    • Gunnison tunnel entrance

    • View of a tunnel arch that is part of the canal construction of the Gunnison Tunnel Project of the U.S. Reclamation Service in Montrose County, Colorado. A man poses below the arch near an ore car on railroad tracks supported by timber beams....
    • McKee, Thomas Michael, 1854-1939.
    •  
    • Welcome party

    • People sit on the edge of a cliff at the edge of the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado; flags flap in the breeze.
    • Torrence, William, 1872-1921.
    • 1900 September
    • Welcome party

    • Men and women pose on cliff edges at the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado.
    • Torrence, William, 1872-1921.
    • 1900 September
    • Black Canyon rapids

    • Gunnison River rapids rush between cliffs in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado.
    • Torrence, William, 1872-1921.
    • 1900 September
    • Black Canyon rapids

    • Gunnison River rapids rush between cliffs in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado. Shows shadows and sunlight.
    • Torrence, William, 1872-1921.
    • 1900 September
    • The Start

    • John E. Pelton, J.A. Curtis, M.F. Hovey, Will W. Torrence, and E.B. Anderson use oars, pikes, and rope by the Gunnison River, in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado. Wooden rowboats named the "City of Montrose" and "John C....
    • Torrence, William, 1872-1921.
    • 1900 September
    • Exploring a cave

    • A man stand by rocks and watches men row a wooden rowboat near a cave in a cliff on the Gunnison River in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose County, Colorado.
    • Torrence, William, 1872-1921.
    • 1900 September
    • Tunnel entrance and canal

    • View taken from above a ravine that is part of the canal construction of the Gunnison Tunnel Project of the U.S. Reclamation Service in Montrose County, Colorado. The tunnel entrance is filled with smoke. Tools lean against dirt walls near a horse...
    • McKee, Thomas Michael, 1854-1939.
    • [between 1905 and 1909]
    • Tunnel entrance and canal

    • A concrete wall lines a ravine that leads to a tunnel that is part of the canal construction of the Gunnison Tunnel Project of the U.S. Reclamation Service in Montrose County, Colorado. Letters above the arched entrance read: "II."
    • McKee, Thomas Michael, 1854-1939.
    • [between 1905 and 1909]
    • U.S. Reclamation Service Uncompahgre Valley Map

    • Close-up view of a "United States Reclamation Service Uncompahgre Valley Project Progress Chart." Map shows preliminary and final canal and road routes for the Gunnison Tunnel and canal project in Montrose County, Colorado. Map shows townships,...
    • McKee, Thomas Michael, 1854-1939.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Near East Portal, Gunnison (water) tunnel

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande locomotive number 401 and freight cars on tracks near the East Portal of the U.S. Reclamation Service Gunnison Tunnel Project in Montrose County, Colorado. Shows a creek beside railroad tracks, and the shadow of...
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    • [between 1901 and 1909?]
    • Hotel Belvedere, Montrose

    • Men and women pose near the Belvedere Hotel in Montrose (Montrose County), Colorado. The hotel has a sign: "Belvedere," and a mansard roof. A girl poses with a a bicycle; women and children sit in a buggy; a boy holds a bucket.
    • Torrence, William, 1872-1921.
    • 1900 September

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