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    • 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
    • Map of the Hannibal & St. Joseph Railroad and its connections.

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    • Hannibal and St. Joseph Railroad Company.; Hannibal and St. Joseph Railroad Company--Maps.; Railroads--United States--Maps.; Railroads--Kansas Territory--Maps.; Railroads--Indian Territory--Maps.; Railroads--New Mexico--Maps.
    • 1859.
    • Mills and houses in Chase Gulch

    • View of four small wood buildings in Chase Gulch, Black Hawk, Colorado, with central building showing smoke from the chimney. Small Aspen tree occupies center of photo. Man visible in front of left building and is standing on road.
    • Hale, J. A.--Homes & haunts.; Blackhawk (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Mills--Colorado--Blackhawk--1960-1970.
    • 1861
    • Buckskin Joe & Snowy Range

    • View down the dirt street through Buckskin Joe, Park County, Colorado. Buildings along the street include one and two-story log cabins; wheelbarrow is in center of road.
    • Buckskin Joe (Park County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Log cabins--Colorado--Buckskin Joe--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Scene on Monument Creek

    • View of rock formations and a stand of pine trees in an open field in Monument Park in El Paso County, Colorado.
    • El Paso County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Monument Park (El Paso County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Rock formations--Colorado--El Paso County--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Montgomery C.T.

    • View of log, frame, and probably mine buildings in Montgomery (Park County), Colorado. Cabins have log or sod roofs, stone chimneys, and metal pipes. Shows a wooden water wheel and timber piles between houses. A commercial building sign reads:...
    • Montgomery (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Log cabins--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Montgomery City

    • View of log houses and probably mine buildings in Montgomery, Park County, Colorado. Cabins have log or grass roofs and metal chimney pipes. Stacks of timber are between houses. A commercial building sign reads: "Groceries and Provisio[ns?]." Dead...
    • Montgomery (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Log cabins--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Nevadaville, Colo

    • View of Nevadaville, Gilpin County, Colorado, in a shallow valley with snow patches, at foot of Bald Mountain, includes log, frame, and stone dwellings and businesses, mining facilities, tailings, trees and rail fences. Horse drawn wagons are on...
    • Nevadaville (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1864?
    • Representatives of the press, with the excursion

    • Journalists with the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian pose in suits, overcoats, caps, wide brimmed hats or top hats; they stand near a canvas tent in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. Shows a stove pipe near canvas tents supported...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Journalists--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Tourists--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • The Boys that made us comfortable, All Hail

    • Men, workers for the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian, pose in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. They wear beards, suits and bow ties, overcoats, and hats or caps with narrow brims. Shows canvas tents and a stove pipe in the...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Employees--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Laborers--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • View of Camp No. 2 from Prospect Hill

    • Distant view of Union Pacific Railroad passenger cars beside canvas tents near the Platte River in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. Shows people beside a Pullman car and a United States flag on a flag pole in the camp. The encampment was for...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Camping--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroads--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • The Directors of the U.P.R.R. at the 100th Mer.

    • Directors of the Union Pacific Railroad pose beside the engine "Idaho," passenger railroad cars, and a painted sign with lettering that reads: "100th Meridian, 247 Miles from Omaha" in Dawson County, Nebraska. The men wear suits, overcoats, caps or...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Dawson County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Arches--Nebraska--Dawson County--1860-1870.; Business people--Nebraska--Dawson County--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Dawson County--1860-1870.;...
    • 1866 October
    • Gro'p of distin. guests of U.P.R.R. at 100h mer. (2)

    • Men and women, members of the Union Pacific railroad excursion to the 100th meridian, pose beside Union Pacific Railroad engine "Idaho" and passenger cars in Dawson County, Nebraska. They stand beside a painted sign with lettering that reads:...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Dawson County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Arches--Nebraska--Dawson County--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Dawson County--1860-1870.; Railroads--Nebraska--Dawson County--1860-1870.;...
    • 1866 October
    • Burnetizing works of the U.P.R.R. at Omaha (1)

    • Workers are beside flat cars stacked with railroad ties at the Union Pacific Railroad Burnetizing works in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows wooden buildings, tunnels and men in a rail yard where wooden ties are treated with zinc chloride to...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Facilities--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad facilities--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroad ties--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • The train at the 100h mer. return'g from the West

    • Union Pacific Railroad engine "Idaho" and passenger railroad cars sit beside a painted arch with lettering that reads: "100th Meridian, 247 Miles from Omaha" in Dawson County, Nebraska. Shows a United States flag and a rack of antlers mounted on...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Dawson County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Arches--Nebraska--Dawson County--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Dawson County--1860-1870.; Railroads--Nebraska--Dawson County--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • T.C. Durant, Esq. & heads of depts. U.P.R.R.

    • Thomas C. Durant poses with some of the directors of Union Pacific Railroad departments; they stand beside railroad track and engine "14" in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. The men wear suits with frock coats, overcoats, ties, felt caps, derby...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--People--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Business people--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroad employees--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroads--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Durant, Thomas C.
    • 1866 October
    • Engine House & workshops of U.P.R.R. at Omaha

    • View of Union Pacific Railroad locomotives parked inside the arched openings of the brick engine house and workshops of the Union Pacific in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows lumber and railroad ties piled beside railroad tracks.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Buildings--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad shops & yards--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • Burnetizing works of the U.P.R.R. at Omaha (2)

    • Workers are beside flat cars stacked with railroad ties at the Union Pacific Railroad Burnetizing works in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows wooden buildings, tunnels and men in a rail yard where wooden ties are treated in zinc chloride to...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Facilities--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad employees--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroad facilities--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroad switching--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroad...
    • 1866 October
    • S. end E. front U.P. railroad works at Omaha

    • View of frame railroad works buildings and the brick engine house of the Union Pacific Railroad in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Piles of lumber are stacked near the railroad buildings. Shows a depression in a grassy field.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Buildings--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad facilities--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • S. end E. front U.P. Railroad works at Omaha

    • View of the brick buildings of the Union Pacific Railroad works at Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows arched windows, gabled roofs, a brick smokestack, warehouse and engine house buildings. Stacks of lumber are nearby.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Buildings--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad facilities--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • N. end W. front U.P.R.R. Works, Omaha

    • Cows graze near Union Pacific Railroad tracks and railroad works buildings in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Multi-story probably brick buildings are near a smokestack.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Buildings--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad facilities--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • View of Omaha, N. T. from Capitol Hill (2)

    • View of brick and frame houses and buildings in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows the brick church and frame steeple of probably the First Congregational Church on 16th (Sixteenth) Street, wooden fences, a dirt road beside commercial...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Missouri River--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Churches--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Courthouses--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.;...
    • 1866 October
    • Herndon House, Omaha, N.T.

    • People pose in horse drawn wagons in front of the four-story brick Herndon House hotel in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. People sit outside the "Stage & Express Office." The hotel has a flat roof, center balconies, sills, lintels and columns at...
    • Herndon House (Hotel : Omaha, Neb.)--1860-1870.; Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Hotels--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • Construction train of the U.P.R.R.

    • Men sit in the grass or stand and pose beside a Union Pacific Railroad construction train and tracks in Nebraska. A horse is beside a flat car piled with rails. Shows probably a telegraph pole nearby.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Equipment & supplies--1860-1870.; Railroad construction workers--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Railroad construction--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Railroads--Nebraska--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • View of Omaha, N.T. from Capitol Hill (1)

    • View of brick and frame houses and buildings in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows wooden fences, dirt roads and the Missouri River in the distance.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Missouri River--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Rivers--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • 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
    • Landing of the U.P.R.R. Excursts. at Omaha (2)

    • People in horse drawn wagons and buggies are beside Union Pacific Railroad tracks, a railroad car, and the river steamers, the "Denver" and the "Colorado", on the Missouri River in probably Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows United States...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Missouri River--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad tracks--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Rivers--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
    • Group of Excursts. at Camp No. 1 Columbus, Neb.

    • Men and women, members of the Union Pacific excurions to the 100th meridian, pose in a group near burned fire rings and a tent at a camp site in Columbus (Platte County), Nebraska. The men wear top hats or "wideawake" hats, overcoats and pose with...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Columbus (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Columbus--1860-1870.; Tourists--Nebraska--Columbus--1860-1870.; Women--Nebraska--Columbus--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • Camp of Pawnee Indians on the Platte Valley

    • Native American (Pawnee) men are on horseback probably near the Platte River in Nebraska. Shows tepees and distant, sparse trees. Men wear feather headdresses for a staged performance for members of the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Indians of North America--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Pawnee Indians--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Horseback riding--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--1860-1870.;...
    • 1866 October
    • Group of Mounted Pawnee Warriors

    • Native American (Pawnee) men pose in a row beside a tepee, probably near the Platte River in Nebraska. Some of the men wear feather headdresses for a staged performance for members of the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company.--1860-1870.; Indians of North America--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Pawnee Indians--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Horseback riding--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Tipis--Nebraska--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • Group of Pawnee Warr. & Palace Cars of U.P.R.R.

    • Native American (Pawnee) men, hired for a staged performance for members of the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian, wear headdresses and woven blankets, and stand in front of a Union Pacific Railroad passenger car in Nebraska. Men and...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Indians of North America--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Pawnee Indians--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Railroads--Nebraska--1860-1870.;...
    • 1866 October
    • The excursion train going west

    • A man, Union Pacific vice president Thomas C. Durant, wears a cap and sits in tall grass beside the Union Pacific Railroad engine "Idaho" and passenger railroad cars, in Nebraska. Shows stacked wood for fuel behind the engine.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Business people--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Railroads--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Durant, Thomas Clark, 1820-1885.
    • 1866 October
    • Westward, the monarch capital makes its way

    • Union Pacific Railroad vice president, Thomas C. Durant, in a suit and a narrow brimmed hat, stands on railroad ties during railroad construction near Cozad in Lincoln County, Nebraska. Shows shovels near railroad ties set in place, and a wooden...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Business people--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad construction--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad tracks--Nebraska--Lincoln...
    • 1866 October
    • Laying the rails of U.P.R.R. - two miles a-day

    • Construction workers lay rail over railroad ties on the Union Pacific Railroad in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. Shows a supply wagon, men in work clothes and felt hats, and members of the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian, in...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad construction workers--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad construction--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Lincoln...
    • 1866 October
    • The Platte River opposite Platte City

    • A man with a beard sits on the edge of an overlook above the Platte River opposite what is identified as Platte City in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. Shows a skull with horns on the ground and people seated in a group nearby, members of the...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Platte River (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Rivers--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.;...
    • 1866 October
    • The Platte River and Kinsley's brigade

    • A group of African American (Black) men pose at the edge of the Platte River in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. The men are probably servants or dining car attendants for the restaurateur H.M. Kinsley on the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; African Americans--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Platte River (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad employees--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.;...
    • 1866 October
    • The Elkhorn Club on the banks of the Platte

    • Men, women, a girl and a boy, identified as the Elkhorn Club, pose near the Platte River in Nebraska. The women sit and pose in dresses, overcoats, and hats with narrow or no brims. The men wear suits with overcoats, caps, and felt or top hats....
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Platte River (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Clubs--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Tourists--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Women--Nebraska--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • Excur. party 275 ms. W. of Omaha

    • Men and women, members of the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian, pose for a group portrait in Lincoln County, Nebraska. The men wear suits and overcoats, top hats or caps; some pose with rifles. The women sit and wear hats and...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Tourist--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October 24
    • Excur. party 275 ms. W. of Omaha

    • Men and women, members of the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian, pose for a group portrait in Lincoln County, Nebraska. The men wear suits and overcoats and caps. The women wear small hats and hoop skirts; one skirt has broad,...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Tourist--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October 24
    • Head Quarters, Platte City

    • Members of the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian stand near a canvas tent in what is identified as Platte City in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. George Francis Train is seated on the grass, Mrs. Train and Thomas C. Durant are near a...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Business people--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Tents--Nebraska--Lincoln...
    • 1866 October 25
    • Commissioners and directors of the U.P.R.R.

    • Men, identified as the commissioners and directors of the Union Pacific Railroad, stand in a row near railroad tracks and pose with a long piece of paper in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. The Union Pacific Railroad officials wear suits with...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--People--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Business men--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Generals--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Men--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad...
    • 1866, October
    • Julesburg Stage Station

    • Photo of a drawing of the Julesburg Number 2 stage stop in Julesburg, Colorado in Sedgwick County. Pedestrians are on the dirt road in the foreground. Tents are pitched next to wood-frame buildings. A stagecoach is in front of the building.
    • Julesburg (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Central City, Colorado

    • View of brick, stone and frame commercial buildings and houses in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. Shows fences, houses, road grades and mine operations on treeless hillsides. Buildings include a church with a bell tower and cross and the...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Street view of Benton, Wyoming Territory

    • Men in sack suits and hats or caps pose outside businesses in Benton (Carbon County), Wyoming. Signs on frame and canvas buildings read: "T.A. Kent & Co. Wines & Liquors," "Chicago Ale," "Bank," "Crockery" "Apples @ $1500," "A.H. Huyett, Wholesale...
    • Benton (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Barrels--Wyoming--Benton--1860-1870.; Dirt roads--Wyoming--Benton--1860-1870.; Mercantile facilities--Wyoming--Benton--1860-1870.; Tents--Wyoming--Benton--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Georgetown, Colo.

    • View of Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Shows frame houses, log cabins, some under construction, Clear Creek, and a smokestack. A dirt road zig-zags up the deforested side of a mountain.
    • Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Georgetown (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.; Streams--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.
    • 1868

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