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    • Kistler print shop, binder and ruling machines

    • Interior view of the W.H. Kistler Stationery Company print shop located on Lawrence Street in Denver, Colorado. Men and women work at ruling machines, large machines strung with twine or string. A woman sits at a binding machine in the distance....
    • W.H. Kistler Stationery Company (Denver, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Bookbinding.; Paper ruling.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Employees.; Interiors.; Printing industry.; Women.
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    • Cheeseman [sic] Dam under const.

    • View of Cheesman Dam, Douglas County, Colorado under construction. Shows scaffolding, cranes, pulleys, and lumber.
    • Cheesman Dam (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Douglas County--1900-1910.; Dam construction--Colorado--Douglas County--1900-1910.
    • [1902]
    • 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?]
    • Cheeseman [sic] Dam under const.

    • View of workers at the Cheesman Dam construction site in Douglas County, Colorado. Shows stone wall, cranes, pulleys, wooden steps, railroad tracks, and ore cars.
    • Cheesman Dam (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Douglas County--1900-1910.; Dam construction--Colorado--Douglas County--1900-1910.
    • [1902]
    • 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?]
    • Industries - construction - steam pump working on Alameda subway

    • View of construction equipment, at the the Alameda subway site by the South Platte River, in Denver, Colorado; shows a man, boiler, drive belts, pulleys, a trough of water, and sheds.
    • Underpasses--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1920.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1900-1920.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Equipment--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.
    • [between 1904 and 1920?]
    • So. Platte Dr. Co.

    • View of iron beams, cables, and pulleys on the South Platte Dredging Company hydraulic placer gold mining dredge near Fairplay (Park County), Colorado.
    • South Platte Dredging Co.--Equipment & supplies--1930-1950.; Fairplay (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Fairplay--1930-1950.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Fairplay--1930-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Fairplay--1930-1950.
    • [between 1930 and 1950?]
    • Arches, Ice Palace, Leadville, Colo.

    • View of an open courtyard at the Ice Palace built for the Winter Crystal Carnival in Leadville (Lake County), Colorado. Shows voussoir arched walls and windows, and turrets. Fabric that hangs from pulleys is draped into one of the open rooms.
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Arches.; Castles & palaces.; Doors & doorways.; Ice Sculpture.; Voussoirs.; Winter carnivals.
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    • Retort of the Continental Oil Shale Mining Co., Rio Blanco Colo., their own patent plant

    • Close-up view of the brick smokestack and timber scaffolding of a Continental Oil Shale Mining Company retort in Rio Blanco County, Colorado. Shows pulleys or hoisting devices and ladders above a corrugated metal building.
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1920.; Rio Blanco County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1920.; Refineries--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • So. Platte Drg. Co.

    • View of a tall iron beam structure that is part of the South Platte Dredging Company hydraulic placer gold mining dredge near Fairplay (Park County), Colorado. Shows the iron beam framework, pulleys, and cables.
    • South Platte Dredging Co.--Equipment & supplies--1930-1950.; Fairplay (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Dredges--Colorado--Fairplay--1930-1950.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Fairplay--1930-1950.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Fairplay--1930-1950.;...
    • [between 1930 and 1950?]
    • Industry maybe sugar factory

    • View of possibly a partially constructed sugar beet processing plant in Colorado. Scaffolding with pulleys surrounds a cylindrical tower.
    • Building construction--Colorado--1890-1910.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Old Time Assayers Office, Cripple Creek, Colo

    • Interior view of a mine assay laboratory in Cripple Creek, Colorado; shows a brick retort furnace, washtubs, buckets, a shovel, pulleys and drive belts.
    • Assaying--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1880-1900.; Cripple Creek (Colo.--1880-1900.; Gold--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1880-1900.; Laboratories--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Interior of Nugget Mill. Glendale Colo.

    • Interior of the Nugget Mill in Glendale, Boulder County, Colorado; shows grooved Wilfley or concentrating tables (for processing ore from mines), pulleys, belts, and open beam ceilings.
    • Glendale (Boulder County, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Interiors--Colorado--Glendale--1900-1910.; Milling machines--Colorado--Glendale--1900-1910.; Mills--Colorado--Glendale--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Glendale--1900-1910.
    • 1902
    • Scottsbluff, Neb.

    • View of a brick building in Scottsbluff (Scotts Bluff County), Nebraska; men pose by cylindrical machinery, a hoist, pulleys, and a large hole in the wall of the exterior of the building.
    • Scottsbluff (Neb.)--1910-1920.; Factories--Nebraska--Scottsbluff--1910-1920.; Hoisting machinery--Nebraska--Scottsbluff--1910-1920.; Laborers--Nebraska--Scottsbluff--1910-1920.
    • 1916 September 24
    • Continental Oil Shale and Refining Co., Rio Blanco Co.

    • Close-up view of the brick smokestack and timber scaffolding of a Continental Oil Shale and Refining Company retort in Rio Blanco County, Colorado. Shows pulleys or hoisting devices and ladders above a corrugated metal roof.
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1920.; Rio Blanco County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Building construction--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1920.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1920.;...
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Construction scene laying pipe

    • View of (probably) Lipan Street in Denver, Colorado; shows a ditch with shoring, and men working with chain and pulleys.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Laborers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.
    • [between 1904 and 1915?]
    • So. Platte Drg. Co.

    • Buckets scoop soil from the Middle Fork South Platte River bed to be processed on the South Platte Dredging Company hydraulic placer gold mining dredge near Fairplay (Park County), Colorado. Shows iron beam framework, pulleys, and cables.
    • South Platte Dredging Co.--Equipment & supplies--1930-1950.; Fairplay (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Dredges--Colorado--Fairplay--1930-1950.; Dredging--Colorado--Fairplay--1930-1950.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Fairplay--1930-1950.;...
    • [between 1930 and 1950?]
    • Continental Oil Shale and Refining Co.

    • View of a plant of the Colorado Oil Shale Mining & Refining Company near a layered shale cliff near Rifle in Rio Blanco County, Colorado. Shows the brick smokestack of probably a retort, timber scaffolding, ladders, pulleys, and hoists. A man...
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1920-1930.; Oil-shales--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1920-1930.; Rio Blanco County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Cliffs--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1920-1930.; Refineries--Colorado--Rio Blanco...
    • [1920 August]
    • Plant of the Continental Oil Shale Mining & Refining Co., Rio Blanco Co. Colo.

    • Men stand and pose beside a Continental Oil Shale Mining and Refining Company retort in Rio Blanco County, Colorado. Shows a brick smokestack, metal pipes, timber scaffolding, pulleys, and hoists. Snow is on shale cliffs nearby.
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1910-1920.; Oil-shales--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1910-1920.; Rio Blanco County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Cliffs--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1910-1920.; Refineries--Colorado--Rio Blanco...
    • [1919 December]
    • Construction scene laying pipe

    • View of (probably) Lipan Street in Denver, Colorado; shows men working in a ditch with shoring, using chain and pulleys to lower a section of pipe.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Laborers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Pipes--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.
    • [between 1904 and 1915?]
    • Construction scene laying pipe

    • View of (probably) Lipan Street in Denver, Colorado; shows the cab of a crane and men working in a ditch with shoring, using chain and pulleys to lower a section of pipe.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Laborers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Pipes--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.
    • [between 1904 and 1915?]
    • Wilfley tables Green Mill

    • Interior view of Green Mill, in (probably) Colorado; shows a man inspecting Wilfley type concentrating tables, belts and pulleys.
    • Interiors--Colorado--1890-1900.; Milling machines--Colorado--1890-1900.; Mills--Colorado--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1890-1900.
    • March 1899
    • So. Platte Drg. Co.

    • View of an iron framework of machinery on the South Platte Dredging Company hydraulic placer gold mining dredge near Fairplay (Park County), Colorado. Shows cables, pulleys, and buckets.
    • South Platte Dredging Co.--Equipment & supplies--1930-1950.; Fairplay (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Dredges--Colorado--Fairplay--1930-1950.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Fairplay--1930-1950.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Fairplay--1930-1950.;...
    • [between 1930 and 1950?]
    • Machine shop

    • Interior view of a machine shop in Denver, Colorado; shows men working, a lathe, a vise, wheel valve handles, belts and pulleys.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Machine shops--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Stores & shops--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1915?]
    • Sluicing for gold in San Francisquito Canyon

    • Miners operate a hydraulic sluice in San Francisquito Canyon, Los Angeles County, California. The placer mine machine consists of adobe columns, pulleys, ropes, and wood boxes. Donkeys are loaded with ore bags.
    • San Francisquito Canyon (Calif.)--1890-1900.; Donkeys--California--Los Angeles County--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--California--San Francisquito Canyon--1890-1900.; Miners--California--Los Angeles County--1890-1900.; Mining--California--San...
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Paint gang 1 1/2 mile north of Manzanola, Colo.

    • A paint crew in work clothes is shown on a railroad bridge near Manzanola (Otero County), Colorado, on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe line. The bridge, probably at the Catlin Canal, is constructed of steel girders and concrete embankments. Two...
    • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company--1900-1910.; Catlin Canal (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Manzanola (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Painting--Colorado--Manzanola--1900-1910.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Manzanola--1900-1910.; Railroad construction &...
    • 1906
    • Sunrise, headframe

    • View of a headframe and mine buildings and Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad ore cars that read: "CB & Q" on tracks at the Colorado Fuel & Iron Company owned Sunrise Mine in Platte County, Wyoming. Shows cogs and pulleys between the head frame...
    • Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company--1930-1950.; Colorado Fuel and Iron Company--Buildings--1930-1950.; Platte County (Wyo.)--1930-1950.; Mining--Wyoming--Platte County--1930-1950.; Railroad freight cars--Wyoming--Platte County--1930-1950.
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    • Placer operation looking northward

    • A frame platform supports a construction of pulleys, a motor, rocks and a pitchfork below Main Street, Nevadaville, Gilpin County, Colorado. Buildings in the background include the City Hall - Fire Department, the Redman's and Odd Fellow's Lodges.
    • Nevadaville (Colo.)--1930-1940.
    • Summer 1938
    • Laying cornerstone of courthouse

    • A large crowd is gathered on sloping ground at the ceremony for the laying of the cornerstone of the Summit County Courthouse in Breckenridge, Colorado. The men wear suits and hats and the women are in dresses and elegant hats. Within the crowded...
    • Breckenridge (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Courthouses--Colorado--Breckenridge--1900-1910.; Rites & ceremonies--Colorado--Breckenridge--1900-1910.
    • 1909
    • First dredge in Idaho City

    • Miners pose on a hydraulic placer gold bucket-line dredge, in Idaho City, Boise County, Idaho; a United States flag tops the gantry, over pulleys.
    • Dredges--Idaho--Idaho City--1900-1920.; Mining machinery--Idaho--Idaho City--1900-1920.; Idaho City (Idaho)--1900-1920.; Gold mining--Idaho--Idaho City--1900-1920.; Hydraulic mining--Idaho--Idaho City--1900-1920.; Miners--Idaho--Idaho...
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Canning factory Delta, Colo. peeling tomatoes

    • Women workers can tomatoes at a Delta, (Delta County) Colorado canning plant, by benches of tin cans. A man picks up pails; a conveyor belt, pulleys, belts, and other machinery are in the background.
    • Delta (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Factories--Colorado--Delta--1930-1940.; Food industry--Colorado--Delta--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • Laying cornerstone of courthouse

    • A large crowd is gathered on sloping ground around a cordoned off area at the ceremonial laying of the cornerstone of the Summit County Courthouse in Breckenridge, Colorado. The men are in suits and hats and the women wear dresses and elegant hats....
    • Breckenridge (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Courthouses--Colorado--Breckenridge--1900-1910.; Rites & ceremonies--Colorado--Breckenridge--1900-1910.
    • July 31, 1909
    • Interurban Street Railway

    • An electric trolley car in Trinidad, Colorado is parked on a turntable, and a sign near the central pulley reads: #508. Lettering on the side of the car reads: "4 Trinidad Local. Trinidad Electric Railroad." The open entryway shows the interior...
    • Trinidad (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Electric railroads--Colorado--Trinidad--1900-1920.; Street railroads--Colorado--Trinidad--1900-1920.
    • [between 1904 and 1918?]
    • Cutting out marble at Yule, Colo.

    • View of the Colorado Yule Marble Company quarry, 4 miles south of Marble, Colorado; shows a crane, buildings, cable and pulleys, a suspended block of stone, a gondola, and men working. The block will be transferred to the cable the gondola is on...
    • Marble (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Marble--1910-1920.; Colorado Yule Marble Company.;
    • [between 1913 and 1917]
    • Refining floor Kansas City Smelting Co.

    • Interior view of the Kansas City Smelting & Refining Company in Kansas City, Kansas; shows a man by a wheelbarrow, furnaces, and pulleys.
    • Kansas City Smelting & Refining Company--1880-1890.; Kansas City (Kan.)--1880-1890.; Furnaces--Kansas--Kansas City--1880-1890.; Interiors--Kansas--Kansas City--1880-1890.; Smelters--Kansas--Kansas City--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Nevadaville panorama

    • Middle left image of a panoramic view of Nevadaville, Gilpin County, Colorado, shows frame and log dwellings, mining facilities with tripods with pulleys and cable for moving ore, neatly stacked firewood, tailings and roads on Quartz Hill.
    • Nevadaville (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Quartz Hill (Colo.)--1880-1890.
    • 1888?
    • Yule quarry - crane and power house facilities of the Yule Marble Co. near the head of Yule Creek,...

    • View of the Colorado Yule Marble Company quarry, four miles south of Marble (Gunnison County), Colorado; shows a crane, buildings, cable and pulleys, a suspended block of stone, a gondola, and men working. The block will be transferred to the cable...
    • Colorado Yule Marble Company--1910-1920.; Marble (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Marble--1910-1920.; Marble quarrying--Colorado--Marble--1910-1920.; Miners--Colorado--Marble--1910-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Marble--1910-1920.
    • [between 1913 and 1917]
    • Fort Collins, Colorado

    • The interior of the State Mercantile Company in Fort Collins, Larimer County, Colorado, has bolts of fabric and cedar chests on display. Stools front a counter; baskets on pulleys are overhead.
    • Fort Collins (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Interiors.; Mercantile facilities--Colorado--Fort Collins--1910-1920.
    • [1915?]
    • Nevadaville panorama

    • Middle image of a panoramic view of Nevadaville, Gilpin County, Colorado, shows frame and log dwellings, the Pozo Mill, tailings, a monitor roofed mining facility, tripods with pulleys and cables to move ore, neat stacks of firewood, and roads cut...
    • Nevadaville (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Quartz Hill (Colo.)--1880-1890.
    • 1888?
    • Laying cornerstone of courthouse

    • A large crowd is gathered on sloping ground at the ceremonial laying of the cornerstone of the Summit County Courthouse in Breckenridge, Colorado. The men are in suits and hats, the women are in dresses and elegant hats. A touring car with four...
    • Breckenridge (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Courthouses--Colorado--Breckenridge--1900-1910.; Episcopal churches--Colorado--Breckenridge--1900-1910.; Rites & ceremonies--Colorado--Breckenridge--1900-1910.
    • 1909
    • Manual High wood shop.

    • Boys and one girl stand at lathes and workbenches in a wood shop at Manual Training High School at 27th (Twenty-seventh) and Franklin streets in the Whittier neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Shows a classroom with brick walls and exposed ductwork....
    • Manual Training High School (Denver, Colo.)--People--1900-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Whittier (Denver, Colo.)--1900-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Lathes--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Schools--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.;...
    • [between 1900 and 1915?]
    • Sugar beet plant

    • Men stand and pose beside round, steel machinery with cog wheels, wooden scaffolding, ropes, and pulleys at the Great Western Sugar Company sugar beet factory probably in Scottsbluff (Scotts Bluff County), Nebraska. The four-story brick building...
    • Great Western Sugar Company--1910-1920.; Scottsbluff (Neb.)--1910-1920.; Factories--Nebraska--Scottsbluff--1910-1920.; Sugar industry--Nebraska--Scottsbluff--1910-1920.
    • 1916 September 24
    • Kistler print shop

    • Interior view of the W.H. Kistler Stationery Company print shop located on Lawrence Street in Denver, Colorado. Men stand near printing machinery and sorting tables. Overhead pulleys and belts drive the machinery.
    • W.H. Kistler Stationery Company (Denver, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Employees.; Interiors.; Printing industry.; Printing Presses.
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    • Excavation dump trucks and equipment

    • Men pose with a line of dump trucks, probably in Denver, Colorado. Shows an excavation site that includes machinery with pulleys, cranes, conveyor belts and drills. Smokestacks, piles of unearthed material, storage tanks, a railroad car labeled:...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Dump trucks--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Excavation--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Colorado penitentiary interior

    • Inmates (one Black) and officials at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, pose among metalworking machines with rollers, flywheels and belted pulleys. An axle mounted on an interior wall drives a drill press and a stamp mill, which has...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Interiors.; Metalworking--Colorado--Canon City--1910-1920.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1910-1920.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1918
    • In the workshop, Colorado-Yule Marble Company, Marble, Colorado

    • Men work in Marble, Gunnison County, Colorado, in the Colorado - Yule Marble Company's mill site in the hand polishing area in south Mill A. Carts of stone are on central tracks, flanked by worktables. The workers have buckets of water and...
    • Quarries and quarrying--Colorado--Marble--1910-1920.; Marble (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Marble quarrying--Colorado--Marble--1910-1920.; Colorado Yule Marble Company.
    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • Nicholson Memorial Building, Denver General Hospital

    • View of the five-story Nicholson Memorial Building of Denver General Hospital at West 6th (Sixth) Avenue and Cherokee Street in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. A construction platform on pulleys hangs from the side of the...
    • Denver General Hospital--Buildings--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Lincoln Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1940-1950.; Hospitals--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • 1940
    • Placer mining near Rich.

    • View of a placer mining site near possibly Richfield (Conejos County), Colorado; men look at a boom with pulleys and a excavated pit. A cat is by a frame shack.
    • Hoisting machinery--Colorado--1880-1910.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1910?]
    • Mutton in cold storage

    • Rows of sheep carcasses hang on hooks and pulleys in a cold storage room; probably in Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Meat industry--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Sheep--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Slaughtering--Colorado--Denver--1920- 1930.
    • [1920?]

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