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    • Shooting buffaloes with Colt's revolving pistol

    • A man on horseback wears a fringed buckskin shirt and chaps, and shoots an American buffalo with a Colt revolving pistol. The man carries a rifle in a rifle case on his back. Native American, plains Indians with fringed leggings and feathers in...
    • Indians of North America--Subsistence activities--1850-1860.; Bison hunting--1850-1860.; Horseback riding--1850-1860.
    • 1857
    • Mormons in a kanyon [sic] of the Rocky Mountains

    • Mormon emigrants in covered wagons travel on a dirt road in a canyon in the Rocky Mountains. A man on horseback with a whip drives oxen on the trail. Shows a stream in the valley and mountains in the distance.
    • Mormons--1850-1860.; Covered wagons--1850-1860.; Emigration & immigration--1850-1860.; Herding--1850-1860.; Horseback riding--1850-1860.
    • 1857 April 18
    • Nevadaville, Colorado

    • A landscape oil painting of Nevadaville, Colorado by Mary Achey. Buildings are in the valley below a range of mountains. Trees dot the landscape and the sky is clear blue and plains can be seen behind the mountains. The frame is gilded and molded...
    • Nevadaville (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Rocky Mountain News

    • Photograph of a lithograph which depicts Rocky Mountain News newspaper offices in Denver, Colorado; lettering reads: "Rocky Mountain News, News Block, Pioneer Newspaper of the Rocky Mountains, Byers & Daley Publishers, Blank Book Manufacturers...
    • Rocky Mountain News--Buildings--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Lithographs--1860-1870.; Newspaper industry--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Arapahoe-Cheyenne encampment, Denver

    • An oil painting of an Arapahoe-Cheyenne encampment in Denver, Colorado by Ester Yates Frazier. The painting is of a plains landscape with mountains in the background, native american figures, teepees and sky with clouds; the view is westward from...
    • Arapaho Indians--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Cheyenne Indians--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Indian encampments--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1861 April
    • Montgomery

    • Panoramic view of log and frame houses, mine buildings, and a lake near the Middle Fork of the South Platte River in Montgomery (Park County), Colorado. Shows snow-covered mountains in probably the Tenmile Range.
    • Montgomery (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River, Middle Fork (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Log cabins--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mine...
    • 1864
    • Twin Lakes in the Rocky Mountains

    • View across the Twin Lakes Reservoir towards Mounts Elbert and Massive near Twin Lakes (Lake County), Colorado. Shows fir trees, rocks and a dirt path. A man and a woman sit on a boulder.
    • Elbert, Mount (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Lake County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Massive, Mount (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Twin Lakes (Colo. : Lake)--1860-1870.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Lake County--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Empire City

    • The town of Empire (City), Colorado is in the Empire valley and has a business district with false front buildings, log cabin residences, and a small reservoir that is supplied by the west fork of Clear Creek.
    • Empire (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Central City from the side of Mammoth Hill looking up Gregory and Eureka Gulches

    • Rendering of Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado, shows dwellings, businesses, and mining facilities. Pedestrians and wagons are in the streets and on a retaining wall housing a culvert for Clear Creek. Men and women are in the foreground;...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.
    • 1866
    • The Middle Landing, O.R.R., Cascades, Columbia River

    • View of frame buildings, a boat house and a wooden ramp beside the Columbia River near The Cascades, whitewater rapids in Multnomah County, Oregon. Shows a trestle near buildings and dense trees on mountains nearby.
    • Columbia River--1860-1870.; Multnomah County (Or.)--1860-1870.; Buildings--Oregon--Multnomah County--1860-1870.; Rivers--Oregon--Multnomah County--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Stewart's reduction works at Georgetown, Colo.

    • View of wooden mine processing buildings, identified as "Stewart's reduction works," beside Clear Creek in Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Shows a horse-drawn wagon beside the reduction works, and brick chimneys on the buildings. Snow is...
    • Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Georgetown (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.; Ore industry--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • "Barton House" at Georgetown, Colo.

    • Men and women pose in front or on the second-story balcony of the Barton House hotel in Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Men sit on a horse-drawn stagecoach. The frame hotel has a hipped roof with dormer windows, brackets and overhanging...
    • Barton House (Georgetown, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Georgetown (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Hotels--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.; People--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Rocky Mountain News Festival of Mountain and Plain

    • A lithograph poster advertising the Rocky Mountain News Festival of Mountain and Plain. Shows images of a parade. The text reads: "Rocky Mountain News Festival of Mountain and Plain/ October 7th /1896/ The queen of the plains/ The king of the...
    • Festivals--1870-1880.; Publicity--1870-1880.
    • 1869
    • The Union Pacific Railway: Salt Lake City, Utah

    • Aerial view of Salt Lake City, Utah. shows houses, streets, people, and the dome of the Mormon Tabernacle. The Wasatch Mountains are in the distance.
    • Salt Lake City (Utah)--1860-1870.; Wasatch Range (Utah and Idaho)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Utah--Salt Lake City--1860-1870.
    • 1869 August 7
    • Promontory, Utah

    • View of Union Pacific Railroad or Central Pacific Railroad tracks, a switch and railroad signal in possibly Promontory (Box Elder County) or Uintah (Uintah County), Utah. Shows a water tower, a railroad car, wooden wagons, tents and frame buildings...
    • Cities & towns--Utah--1860-1870.; Railroad signals--Utah--1860-1870.; Railroad tracks--Utah--1860-1870.
    • 1869 June 30
    • Georgetown after wind storm

    • View of houses and buildings in Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Shows damage to buildings after a wind storm. Roofs, fences and log buildings are destroyed and logs are scattered on the snow covered ground.
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Houses--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.; Log buildings--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.; Ruins--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.; Storms--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.
    • 1869 November 19
    • Between Second & Third St's.

    • Covered and freight wagons are parked on Main Street in Canon City (Fremont County), Colorado. Shows wood and brick false front commercial buildings, and one and two story buildings. Signs read: "Boot Maker," "Hardware," "Baldwin House," "C. Makley...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.; Covered wagons--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.; Sterographs.; Wagon trains--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • Main Street between 2nd and 3rd on the south side

    • Broadwalk and ditch are in front of brick and frame commercial buildings in Canon City, Colorado. Men sit in front of store windows; signs read: "Hardware," "Baldwin House," and "Boot maker." Buggies are in a fenced yard by a gable roofed livery...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Covered wagons--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.; Streets--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • In the mountains

    • View of travelers on top of a stagecoach on a mountain road. The women wear dresses with fitted bodices, full skirts, lace or ruffled trim, and hats. The men wear suits, neckerchiefs and hats. Two teams of horses kick up dust on the dirt road....
    • Horse teams--1870-1880.; Passengers--1870-1880.; Stagecoaches--1870-1880.; Women--1870-1880.
    • 1870 August 20
    • Yale College scientific party camp near the Uintah Mountains

    • View of a Yale College Scientific Expedition encampment near the Uinta(Uintah) Mountains in Utah; men relax by tents, horses, and a portable cook stove.
    • Yale College (1718-1887)--People--1870-1880.; Uinta Mountains (Utah and Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Camping--Utah--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Utah--1870-1880.; Outdoor cookery--Utah--1870-1880.; Scientists--Utah--1870-1880.;...
    • 1870 September
    • Upper Falls of the Yellowstone

    • Panoramic view of the Upper Falls and the Yellowstone River from a high point on a forested cliff in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. Shows alpine meadows and the Yellowstone Mountains (Absaroka Range) in the distance
    • Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River--1870-1880.; Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Cliffs--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Waterfalls--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.;...
    • 1871
    • Camp at Boettlers, Emigrant Peak

    • View of the Hayden Survey (U.S. Geological Survey of the U.S. Territories, 1871) encampment on the ranch of Frederick and Phillip Bottler at the base of Emigrant Peak and the Yellowstone Mountains (Absaroka Range), Park County, Montana. Shows...
    • Emigrant peak (Mont.)--1870-1880.; Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Camping--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Carts & wagons--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.;...
    • 1871
    • Hot Springs on Gardiners River, the Great Spring

    • View of Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. A pool of water lies in a terraced basin of mineral deposits. Trees and the Yellowstone Mountains (Absaroka Range) are in the distance.
    • Mammoth Hot Springs (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Springs--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.)
    • 1871
    • Snow peaks, Bull Run Mining District, Nevada

    • View of snow covered mountains with sparse trees in the Aura Mining District in the Bull Run Mountains, Elko County, Nevada. A trail in the snow traverses the hillside.
    • Bull Run Mountains (Nev.)--1870-1880.; Elko County (Nev.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Nevada--Elko County--1870-1880.; Mountains--Nevada--Elko County--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1871
    • Buffalo bulls protecting a herd from wolves

    • American buffalo bulls face a pack of wolves on a prairie. A wolf has been tossed in the air by a bull. Another wolf lies dead beside a buffalo. Shows mountains and the buffalo herd in the distance.
    • Animal attacks--1870-1880.; Animal behavior--1870-1880.; Bison--1870-1880.; Wolves--1870-1880.
    • 1871 August 5
    • Henrys Lake, Idaho

    • A view of Henrys Lake in Fremont County, Idaho. Shows a tent near the shore of the reservoir. A man sits on a rock and eats from a bowl. Mountains are in the distance.
    • Fremont County (Idaho)--1870-1880.; Henrys Lake (Idaho)--1870-1880.; Camping--Idaho--Fremont County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Idaho--Fremont County--1870-1880.; Lakes & ponds--Idaho--Fremont County--1870-1880.; Geological and Geographical...
    • 1871?
    • Hidden Cascades on Rock Creek, Elk Mountain

    • A view of a waterfall on a stream identified as Rock Creek, on Elk Mountain in Wyoming. The cascade is surrounded by a forest and boulders.
    • Expeditions & surveys--Wyoming--1870-1880.; Streams--Wyoming--1870-1880.; Waterfalls--Wyoming--1870-1880.; Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.)
    • 1871?
    • Parowan Canon

    • View of trees on eroded Black Mountains rock formations and towers in Parowan Canyon, Iron County, Utah.
    • Iron County (Utah)--1870-1880.; Parowan Canyon (Utah)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Utah--Iron County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Utah--Iron County--1870-1880.; Rock formations--Utah--Iron County--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th...
    • 1872
    • Salt Creek Canon, near Mt. Nebo

    • View of rock spires on mountains in the Wasatch Range near Mt. Nebo, and trees on hillsides in Salt Creek canyon (Juab County), Utah.
    • Juab County (Utah)--1870-1880.; Salt Creek (Juab County, Utah)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Utah--Juab County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Utah--Juab County--1870-1880.; Rock formations--Utah--Juab County--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of...
    • 1872
    • Sevier River at Gunnison

    • A man, a member of the geological survey, sits on a rocky hillside above the Sevier River valley near Gunnison (Sanpete County), Utah. Shows tepees and probably horses in the wide valley; river channels and probably the Valley Mountains are in the...
    • Sanpete County (Utah)--1870-1880.; Sevier River (Utah)--1870-1880.; Sevier River Valley (Utah)--1870-1880.; Valley Mountains (Utah)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Utah--Sanpete County--1870-1880.; Indian encampments--Utah--Sanpete...
    • 1872
    • Golden City

    • View, along Washington Avenue, of false front businesses with covered boardwalks, in Golden, Jefferson County, Colorado, includes: "Louis Billiard Room," "Dry Goods, Boots, Shoes & Clothing," "Jefferson Coal & Mining Co." and "C.A. Clark Groceries...
    • Golden (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • 1872
    • Mt. range, near Castle Valley

    • A man with a beard and a wide-brimmed hat, a member of the geological survey, sits on a hillside in probably Grand County, Utah. Shows patches of snow and trees in the La Sal Mountains.
    • Grand County (Utah)--1870-1880.; La Sal Mountains (Utah)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Utah--Grand County--1870-1880.; Valleys--Utah--Grand County--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1872
    • Plateau of the Grand Canon

    • Trees, brush and flat rocks are in on a plain near the Grand Canyon in Arizona. Shows mountains and a mesa slope in the distance.
    • Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--1870-1880.; Plains--Arizona--1870-1880.; Trees--Arizona--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1872
    • Apache Lake

    • A man in a hat from the Corps of Engineers stands near what is identified as Apache Lake in the White Mountains in Navajo County or Apache County (later Fort Apache Indian Reservation), Arizona. Shows steep basalt bluffs and trees near the lake.
    • White Mountains (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--1870-1880.; Lakes & ponds--Arizona--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1873
    • Cooley's Ranche [sic]

    • View of log buildings and fences at Corydon Eliphalet Cooley's Ranch in Navajo County (later the Fort Apache Indian Reservation), Arizona. Livestock, crops and log farm buildings are in a meadow near trees and hillsides in the White Mountains.
    • Cooley Ranch (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Navajo County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; White Mountains (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Navajo County--1870-1880.; Ranches--Arizona--Navajo County--1870-1880.; Cooley, Corydon Eliphalet--Homes &...
    • 1873
    • Coyotero Apache scouts

    • Men sit or stand and pose with rifles at what is identified as Apache Lake in the White Mountains in Apache County or Navajo County (later Fort Apache Indian Reservation), Arizona. Two Native American, Coyotero Apache (Western Apache) men, military...
    • Indian scouts--Arizona--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Arizona--1870-1880.; Western Apache Indians--Arizona--1870-1880.; White Mountains (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--1870-1880.; Lakes & ponds--Arizona--1870-1880.;...
    • 1873
    • Coyotero Apache scouts at Apache Lake

    • White and Native American men sit or stand with rifles, at what is identified as Apache Lake, in the White Mountains (Apache County or Navajo County, later Fort Apache Indian Reservation), Arizona. The two Native American (Coyotero Apache, Western...
    • Indian scouts--Arizona--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Arizona--1870-1880.; Western Apache Indians--Arizona--1870-1880.; White Mountains (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--1870-1880.; Lakes & ponds--Arizona--1870-1880.;...
    • 1873
    • Central City and Blackhawk, Colorado

    • Rendering shows Blackhawk and Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado. Dwellings, churches, civic buildings, and mining facilities follow streets; mountains are in the background. Vignettes have labels: "Hardware Groceries," "The Daily Register,"...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Central City (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • 1873
    • View on Apache Lake, Sierra Blanca Range [sic], Arizona

    • Men sit or stand and pose beside what is identified as Apache Lake in the White Mountains in Apache County or Navajo County (later Fort Apache Indian Reservation), Arizona. Some wear hats and carry rifles, one wears a shirt with piping on the...
    • Indian scouts--Arizona--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Arizona--1870-1880.; Western Apache Indians--Arizona--1870-1880.; White Mountains (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--1870-1880.; Lakes & ponds--Arizona--1870-1880.;...
    • 1873
    • Apache Lake, Sierra Blanca range [sic], Arizona

    • A man wears a hat, holds a rifle and stands near what is identified as Apache Lake in the White Mountains in Navajo County or Apache County (later Fort Apache Indian Reservation), Arizona. Shows steep basalt bluffs and trees on a hillside.
    • White Mountains (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--1870-1880.; Lakes & ponds--Arizona--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1873
    • Cooley's Park, Sierra Blanca Range, Arizona

    • View of log buildings and fences at Corydon Eliphalet Cooley's Ranch, Navajo County (later Fort Apache Indian Reservation) Arizona. Livestock, crops and log farm buildings are in a meadow near trees and hillsides of the White Mountains.
    • Cooley Ranch (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Navajo County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; White Mountains (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Navajo County--1870-1880.; Ranches--Arizona--Navajo County--1870-1880.; Cooley, Corydon Eliphalet--Homes &...
    • 1873
    • In the Rocky Mountains

    • View of a covered wagon on a trail near a lake and cliffs in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado.
    • Covered wagons--Colorado--1870-1880.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--1870-1880.
    • 1873 September
    • Yates House, Georgetown

    • View of the two story Yates House hotel in Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. The clapboard sided building has a covered porch and a second story balcony, a false front and a widow's walk with a flagpole on the roof. Signs painted on the...
    • Yates House (Georgetown, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Georgetown (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Hotels--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.
    • 1873?
    • Park near head of Conejos canon, Col.

    • Panoramic view of a valley and the Conejos River in Conejos County, Colorado. Shows a camp with tents, a pack horse and smoke from a fire. Trees and sagebrush are in the valley and rocky cliffs are nearby in the San Juan Mountains.
    • Conejos County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Conejos River (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Colorado--Conejos County--1870-1880.; Rivers--Colorado--Conejos County--1870-1880.; Valleys--Colorado--Conejos County--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys...
    • 1874
    • Lake in Conejos Canon, Col.

    • A man stands beside a lake, probably Beaver Lake, in Conejos County, Colorado. Trees and grass are nearby in the San Juan Mountains.
    • Conejos County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Colorado--Conejos County--1870-1880.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Conejos County--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1874
    • "Lost" Lakes, near Meigs Peak, Col.

    • Aerial view of summits and high mountain lakes, identified as "Lost Lakes" near "Meigs Peak", probably near Stunner Pass in Conejos County, Colorado. Shows dense forest, boulders and snow above timberline in the San Juan Mountains.
    • Conejos County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Colorado--Conejos County--1870-1880.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Conejos County--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1874

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