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    • Great flood in Denver, May 19th, 1864

    • People and horses stand beside an eroded Larimer street during a flood of Cherry Creek in Denver, Colorado. Shows brick and frame commercial buildings in Auraria and the flooded South Platte River. Piles of probably people's belongings are beside a...
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.;...
    • 1864 May 19
    • West end South Adams village

    • View of frame buildings with gabled roofs in a town near hills and trees. Probably an ore pile and ore car tracks are near a river. One or two story buildings are near probably a barn and timber piles. Cultivated crops are near deciduous trees. A...
    • Cities & towns--1860-1870.; Croplands--1860-1870.; Mine railroad cars--1860-1870.; Mining--1860-1870.; Rivers--1860-1870.
    • 1866
    • Landing of the U.P.R.R. Excursts. at Omaha (1)

    • People stand near piles of supplies stored in barrels, wooden crates and burlap sacks, in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows a stagecoach, horse drawn wagons, railroad tracks, a Union Pacific Railroad car, and probably the "Colorado" or the...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Missouri River--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Steamboats--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Tourists--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • Steamers Denver and Colorado, U.P.R.R.

    • People disembark at Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska, and pose near the steamers "Denver" and "Colorado" on the Missouri River. Shows tall smokestacks on steamboats, and people behind ornate wooden railings on upper and lower story observation...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Missouri River--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Rivers--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Steamboats--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.;...
    • 1866 October
    • Denver in 1868

    • View of a wooden bridge over the South Platte River, possibly at 15th (Fifteenth) Street, near the confluence with Cherry Creek in Denver, Colorado. Horses drink from the river. Shows buildings and houses in Denver in the distance, wheel ruts in...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Bridges--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Rivers--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Indians rec' [i.e. receive] annuities

    • Stereographic view of Native American (Plains) men and women, they stand near covered wagons and a wooden rail fence to receive food rations. Saddled horses stand on the edge of a nearby river.
    • Indians of North America--Government relations--Great Plains--1860-1870.; Covered wagons--1860-1870.; Food relief--1860-1870.; Women--1860-1870.
    • 1868 October 1
    • Wilhelminas Pass

    • View of the Devil's Slide rock formation in Weber Canyon, Morgan County, Utah. Union Pacific Railroad Company tracks, a trestle, and a tent colony are near the Weber River. Men stand on the railroad tracks. Shows a bridge over the river.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1870-1880.; Devils Slide (Morgan County, Utah : Slope)--1870-1880.; Morgan County (Utah)--1870-1880.; Weber Canyon (Utah)--1870-1880.; Weber River (Utah)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Utah--Morgan County--1870-1880.;...
    • 1870
    • Sketches in the Northwest

    • Men stand beside an ox-driven wagon at Fort Garry (later Lower Fort Garry National Historic Park) in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. A man hauls a moose head on his back. Shows a silo and a frame building. A North American Indian in a woven blanket,...
    • Dakota Indians--Spiritual life--North Dakota--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Spiritual life--North Dakota--1870-1880.; Votive offerings--North Dakota--1870-1880.; Fort Garry (Man.)--1870-1880.; Missouri River--1870-1880.; Carts &...
    • 1870 January 25
    • Indian women bathing

    • Native American women bath in a river. Cradleboards rest among bushes nearby. Shows dwellings and a stockade.
    • Indians of North America--1860-1870.; Bathing--1860-1870.
    • 1870?
    • Mohave Indian

    • Native American (Mojave) men wear breechcloths and pose outdoors by a river.
    • Breechcloths--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Mohave Indians--1870-1880.; Rivers--1870-1880.
    • 1871
    • Black Canon, Colorado River, from camp 8 looking above

    • A man sits in a wooden boat with a mast on the edge of the Colorado River in the Black Canyon, Mojave County, Arizona. Shows rocks on a shore beside the river, and steep cliff walls of the Black Canyon near what is identified as "camp 8".
    • Black Canyon (Ariz. and Nev.)--1870-1880.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Mojave County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Boats--Arizona--Mohave County--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Mohave County--1870-1880.; Expeditions &...
    • 1871
    • Yellowstone River, above the Falls

    • View of rapids on the Yellowstone River, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. Shows a narrow rock bound channel with large basalt boulders in the river. Pine forests are on the banks of the river.
    • Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Yellowstone River--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Rapids--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Rivers--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Geological and...
    • 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
    • Black Canon, Colorado River, looking above, from camp 7

    • A man sits on a boulder beside the Colorado River in the Black Canyon in Mohave County, Arizona. A wooden boat with a mast is beside camping provisions, wooden boxes, oars, a canvas bag, bedrolls, ropes, and a hat. Sand and rocks are next to the...
    • Black Canyon (Ariz. and Nev.)--1870-1880.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Mohave County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Boats--Arizona--Mohave County--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Mohave County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Mohave...
    • 1871
    • Forest fires in the west, the burning of Peshtigo

    • People on foot or on horseback flee a forest fire at Peshtigo (Marinette County), Wisconsin. Men, women and children crowd into flatboats on the Peshtigo River. Shows burning trees and frame buildings, smoke and flames. Cows, pigs, sheep, and...
    • Peshtigo (Wis.)--1870-1880.; Peshtigo River (Wis.); Forest fires--Wisconsin--Peshtigo--1870-1880.; Rivers--Wisconsin--Peshtigo--1870-1880.; Ruins--Wisconsin--Peshtigo--1870-1880.; Women & children--Wisconsin--Peshtigo--1870-1880.
    • 1871 November 25
    • Grand Canon of the Colorado River, mouth of Kanab Wash, looking east

    • Aerial view of layered, eroded rock cliffs in Kanab Canyon, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. Shows rounded rocks above the canyon, and talus beside the Colorado River.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Grand Canyon National Park (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Kanab Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon National Park--1870-1880.; Cliffs--Arizona--Grand Canyon National Park--1870-1880.;...
    • 1872
    • Grand Canon, Colorado River, near Paria Creek, looking west

    • View of the Colorado River and probably Marble Canyon near the confluence with the Paria River in Coconino County, Arizona. Shows eroded sandstone walls and talus near the river bed.
    • Coconino County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Marble Canyon (Coconino County, Ariz. : Canyon)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.;...
    • 1872
    • Colorado River, above the Paria

    • A man, a member of the geological survey in a hat with a curled brim and a vest, sits on a rock near the Colorado River probably near the confluence with the Paria River in Coconino County, Arizona. Shows layers of sediment on canyon walls and...
    • Coconino County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Rivers--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Geographical...
    • 1872
    • Indians killing buffaloes in the Missouri River

    • Native American men hunt American buffalo in the Missouri River. The men hold knives in their teeth and swim beside injured buffalo. People in canoes shoot bows and arrows. Shows the buffalo herd in the distance.
    • Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Missouri River--1870-1880.; Bison hunting--1870-1880.; Bison--1870-1880.; Rivers--1870-1880.; Swimming--1870-1880.
    • 1874
    • Up the Royal Gorge 1 mile

    • View of ice on the Arkansas River in Royal Gorge, Fremont County, Colorado. Shows snow-covered rock formations along the river.
    • Arkansas River--1870-1880.; Fremont County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Royal Gorge (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Colorado--Fremont County--1870-1880.; Rivers--Colorado--Fremont County--1870-1880.; Rock formations--Colorado--Fremont County--1870-1880.
    • 1874
    • Shoshone Falls, Snake River, Idaho

    • A man stands and poses in a rock crevice beside the Snake River and waterfalls at Shoshone Falls in a canyon in Twin Falls County, Idaho. Shows eroded canyon walls, rocky shores and island boulders in the river.
    • Shoshone Falls (Idaho)--1870-1880.; Snake River (Wyo.-Wash.)--1860-1870.; Twin Falls County (Idaho)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Idaho--Twin Falls County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Idaho--Twin Falls County--1870-1880.; Rivers--Idaho--Twin Falls...
    • 1874
    • View near head of Conejos River, Col.

    • Panoramic view of tents and a camp near the Conejos River in Conejos County, Colorado. The river has islands between channels. Sagebrush and trees are nearby and the foothills of the San Juan Mountains are around the valley.
    • Conejos County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Conejos River (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Colorado--Conejos County--1870-1880.; Rivers--Colorado--Conejos County--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1874
    • Lower Buttes, named Utes

    • View of the Royal Gorge in Fremont County, Colorado shows the Arkansas River flanked by steep canyon walls and rock formations identified as the Utes. Two people are near the river.
    • Arkansas River--1870-1880.; Fremont County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Royal Gorge (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Colorado--Fremont County--1870-1880.; Rivers--Colorado--Fremont County--1870-1880.; Rock formations--Colorado--Fremont County--1870-1880.
    • 1874?
    • Flood in Cherry Creek May 22nd 1878 from Larimer St. looking down

    • View of Denver, Colorado during a Cherry Creek flood; shows brick storefronts, bridge fragments, and the confluence of Cherry Creek and the South Platte River.
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Denver (Colo.)--1870-1880.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1870-1880.; Bridges--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.;...
    • 1878 May 22
    • Ute Indian Agency, 25 miles below Ouray on the Uncompahgre River. Four Chiefs. Captain Billy on...

    • Portrait of four Native American Ute chiefs, an agent, and an interpreter at the Ute Indian Agency, twenty five miles below Ouray on the Uncompahgre River, probably San Juan County, Colorado. The people are identified as Tabuchakat, Pahant, J. B....
    • Indians of North America--Colorado--San Juan County--1870-1880.; Ute Indians--Colorado--San Juan County--1870-1880.; Captain Billy.; Pah-ant, Ute Indian.; Tab-u-cha-kat, Ute Indian.; Thompson, J. B., Major.
    • 1878?
    • The Negro exodus, scenes on the wharves at Vicksburg

    • African American (Black) men, women and children stand at a frame cotton elevator building that reads: "Missis[sippi] Elev[ator]," and wave to passengers on a steamship at Vicksburg (Warren County), Mississippi. Shows African American people beside...
    • African Americans--Mississippi--Vicksburg--1870-1880.; Vicksburg (Miss.)--1870-1880.; Passengers--Mississippi--Vicksburg--1870-1880.; Piers & wharves--Mississippi--Vicksburg--1870-1880.; Ships--Mississippi--Vicksburg--1870-1880.
    • 1879, May 17
    • Across Royal Gorge

    • View through a rock fissure at the Royal Gorge in Fremont County, Colorado. Men sit on a Denver & Rio Grande railroad locomotive on the Hanging Bridge over the Arkansas River.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company--1880-1890.; Arkansas River--1880-1890.; Fremont County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Royal Gorge (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Canyons--Colorado--Fremont County--1880-1890.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Fremont...
    • 1881
    • Trinidad, Colo.

    • Panoramic view of frame and brick houses and commercial buildings in Trinidad (Las Animas County), Colorado. Trees are near the Purgatoire River. Shows the one-story adobe square enclosure of the Felipe Baca residence. The flat summit of Fishers...
    • Fishers Peak (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Trinidad (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Trinidad--1880-1890.
    • 1881?
    • The Earnest Presbyterian: Vol. I No. 1

    • Newspaper produced by the Seventeenth Street Presbyterian Church, known today as Central Presbyterian, located in Denver, Colorado.
    • Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver--History.; Central Presbyterian Church (Denver, Colo.); Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1882 January
    • Cimarron, Colo looking down

    • Cimarron, Montrose County, Colorado, flanks the Cimarron River. Frame residences, trees, sheds, tents, and stock pens comprise the town. Freight cars and ties are on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad tracks; a water tower is further back. Jagged hills...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Cimarron (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Cimarron--1880-1890.; Railroads--Colorado--Cimarron--1880-1890.; Rivers--Colorado--Cimarron--1880-1890.
    • 1885
    • Colorado D. & R. G. R. R.

    • Cimarron, Montrose County, Colorado, flanks the Cimarron River. Frame residences, trees, sheds, tents, and stock pens comprise the town; a low bridge spans the water upstream. Passenger coaches of the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad approach the...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Cimarron (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Railroads--Colorado--Cimarron--1880-1890.; Rivers--Colorado--Cimarron--1880-1890.
    • 1886
    • Cimarron, Colorado D. & R. G. R. R.

    • Cimarron, Montrose County, Colorado, flanks the Cimarron River. Frame residences, trees, sheds, tents, and stock pens comprise the town; a low bridge spans the water upstream. Passenger coaches of the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad approach the...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Cimarron (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cimarron River (Montrose County and Gunnison County, Colo.--1880-1890.; Railroads--Colorado--Cimarron--1880-1890.; Rivers--Colorado--Cimarron--1880-1890.
    • 1886
    • Meeker, Colorado

    • Copy image of a 1887 H. A. Wildhack original of the first quarters of the J. W. Hugus and Company general merchandisers and bankers, Meeker, Rio Blanco County, Colorado, with three men standing on the boardwalk and another on horseback. The wood...
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Meeker--1880-1900.
    • 1887
    • Cañon of the Rio Las Animas

    • View of two Denver & Rio Grande Railroad narrow gauge engines as they pull a passenger train on a high, steep rock ledge in the Canyon of the Animas River (La Plata County), Colorado. Passengers lean out windows or stand by the train. Shows steam...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Animas River (Colo. and N.M. )--1880-1890.; La Plata County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Canyons--Colorado--La Plata County--1880-1890.; Cliffs--Colorado--La Plata County--1880-1890.; Narrow gauge...
    • 1887
    • Canon of the Rio Las Animas

    • A narrow gauge Denver & Rio Grande Railway excursion train stops along the Rio De Las Animas River (Animas River) in Animas Canyon, near Silverton (La Plata County), Colorado. Women passengers sit on rocks as men fish in the river. An...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Animas River (Colo. and N.M. )--1880-1890.; La Plata County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Needle Mountains (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Fishing--Colorado--La Plata County--1880-1890.; Railroads--Colorado--La Plata...
    • 1887
    • Glenwood from the east

    • A panoramic view of the town of Glenwood Springs, Colorado, (formerly known as Defiance) in Garfield County is taken from the eastern part of the town. A puff of smoke rises form the Denver and Rio Grande train. The tracks of the railroad follow...
    • Glenwood Springs (Colo.)--1880-1890.
    • 1888

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