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    • Larimer Family Papers, correspondence with family

    • Larimer, William H.H. correspondence sent to family. Gold, lot speculation, Auraria drinking & gambling, Reverend Fisher, donation of 4 lots from Auraria, "beat them fairly" "not a mining town. It will be a Capitol." future of Denver.
    • Frontier and pioneer life--Colorado--Denver--19th century.
    • 1859 February
    • Larimer Family Papers, correspondence with family

    • Larimer, William, Jr. correspondence sent to family. Staying till spring, owns 1/18 of Denver City, 200 houses, trades for Leavenworth property, climate, railroad meeting, Brockway.
    • Frontier and pioneer life--Colorado--Denver--19th century.
    • 1859 January 11
    • Larimer Family Papers, correspondence with family

    • Larimer, William, Jr. correspondence sent to Family. Kansas elections, best route for John, Horace Greeley report, Rocky Mountain News, Denver stores, band, gambling, 15,000 population, church.
    • Frontier and pioneer life--Colorado--Denver--19th century.
    • 1859 June 18
    • Larimer Family Papers, correspondence with "Son" (John)

    • Larimer, William, Jr. correspondence sent to "Son" (John). Lies about Larimer, persuading John to come to Denver, price of flour in Denver, the mines, post office, Denver will be state capitol, cemetery company.
    • Frontier and pioneer life--Colorado--Denver--19th century.
    • 1859 June 28
    • 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
    • Emily Hannah Miles Salutatory Address

    • Salutatory Address given by Emily Hannah Miles at her 1880 graduation from Denver High School in Denver, Colorado.
    • Miles, Emily Hannah, 1860-1918.; East High School (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1880 June 9
    • Union Depot, Denver

    • The stone Union Station Building on Wynkoop Street in Denver, Colorado. The Richardson Romanesque style, rusticated stone railroad station has arched doorways, dormers and a square clock tower with finials. Signs read: "Denver & Rio Grande Ry....
    • Union Station (Denver, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.
    • 1884
    • Canon City Penitentia[ry]

    • Aerial view of stone buildings and a stone wall with rounded, corner guard towers at Colorado State Penitentiary in Canon City (Fremont County), Colorado. Shows two and three-story brick buildings, the administration building with a smokestack, and...
    • Colorado State Penitentiary--Buildings--1880-1890.; Canon City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.
    • 1885
    • Gunnison River below Chipeta Falls, Black Canyon, D.& R.G. Ry.

    • View of the Gunnison River below Chipeta Falls in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison in Gunnison County, Colorado. Shows rapids, rocks, and boulders and steep canyon walls. Denver and Rio Grande Railway tracks are near the edge of the river.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company--1880-1890.; Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gunnison County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gunnison River (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Canyons--Colorado--Gunnison County--1880-1890.; Railroad...
    • 1886
    • D & RG Ry. crossing, Gunnison River, Robideaux [sic], Delta Co. Colorado, 1886

    • View of the Gunnison River and Denver and Rio Grande Railway trestles near Roubideau (Delta County), Colorado. Buildings and possibly a tent are on the riverbanks, and mesas are in the distance.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company--1880-1890.; Delta County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gunnison River (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Buildings--Colorado--Delta County--1880-1890.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Delta County--1880-1890.; Rivers--Colorado--Delta...
    • 1886
    • Mexican settlement, near Walsenburg

    • View of adobe houses in a Mexican settlement near Walsenburg (Huerfano County), Colorado. Shows a man by a horse, beehive ovens (hornos), a wooden fence, a wagon with a barrel on it and a cedar tree.
    • Huerfano County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Adobe buildings--Colorado--Huerfano County--1880-1890.; Houses--Colorado--Huerfano County--1880-1890.; Settlements--Colorado--Huerfano County--1880-1890.
    • 1888
    • D&RGW narrow gauge locomotive 74

    • View of men and a girl posing by a Denver & Rio Grande Western Railway tender and baggage car pulled by locomotive number 74 (type 280) near Scofield, Carbon County, Utah. The train's engine has a balloon smokestack and headlight.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway Company--1880-1890.; Scofield (Utah)--1880-1890.; Girls--Utah--Scofield--1880-1890.; Railroad cars--Utah--Scofield--1880-1890.; Railroad locomotives--Utah--Scofield--1880-1890.;...
    • 1889
    • Opening of Manitou and Pikes Peak Ry.

    • A view of the Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway (Pikes Peak Cog Road) locomotive and passenger car near the train depot at Manitou Springs (El Paso County), Colorado. The building is constructed of rusticated stone and has a wooden porch at the...
    • Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company--1890-1900.; Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mountain railroads--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1890-1900.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1890-1900.
    • 1891
    • Opening of Manitou and Pikes Peak Ry.

    • View of a Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway (Pikes Peak Cog Road) locomotive and passenger car near rock formations in El Paso County, Colorado. Men and women passengers pose near and on the train. Smoke rises from the engine. Plains are in the...
    • Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company--1890-1900.; El Paso County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mountain railroads--Colorado--El Paso County--1890-1900.; Passengers--Colorado--El Paso County--1890-1900.; Railroads--Colorado--El Paso County--1890-1900.
    • 1891
    • Half way up, opening of Manitou & Pikes Peak Ry.

    • View of a Manitou and Pikes Peak Railway train near Minnehaha in El Paso County, Colorado. Shows probably Ruxton Creek, a tent and a log cabin. People stand near the track, rock formations are in the distance.
    • Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company--1890-1900.; El Paso County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mountain railroads--Colorado--El Paso County--1890-1900.
    • 1891
    • Opening of Manitou and Pikes Peak Ry.

    • A view of a Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway (the Pikes Peak Cog Road) locomotive and passenger car near Ruxton Park in El Paso County, Colorado. Well-dressed men and women stand near the train in an open area with granite cliffs in the distance....
    • Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company--1890-1900.; El Paso County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Ruxton Park (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mountain railroads--Colorado--El Paso County--1890-1900.; Passengers--Colorado--El Paso County--1890-1900.
    • 1891
    • Opening of the Manitou & Pike's Peak Ry. 1891 June 30

    • and are numbered 1 through 6 on the photoprint from left to right. Trees and mountains are behind the depot. In the immediate foreground is a power pole with glass insulators.; Exterior view looking south at the Pike's Peak Cog Railway Depot in...
    • Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1890-1900.; Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company.
    • 1891
    • Equitable Building construction

    • View of the Equitable Building construction site at 17th (Seventeenth) and Stout Streets in Denver, Colorado. The 1st (First) Congregational Church is nearby. A sign on a building reads: "Hu[gh]es & Keith [S]an[ita]ry Supply Co. [...]".
    • Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Denver Equitable Building Company--1890-1900.
    • 1891, August 18
    • The Denver Equitable Building Co.

    • View of the Equitable Building construction site at 17th (Seventeenth) and Stout Streets in Denver, Colorado. The Masonic Temple and 1st (First) Congregational Church in are nearby. A sign on a building reads: "Hughes & Keith San[ita]ry Supply Co....
    • Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Denver Equitable Building Company--1890-1900.
    • 1891, July 24
    • Mt. Massive from near Busk Tunnel, Colo. Midland Ry.

    • View towards Mount Massive (elevation 14,421 feet), Colorado, from near the Busk-Ivanhoe Tunnel; shows small lake in valley below, grade work completed for Colorado Midland Railway standard gauge track, and a man (with lace-up boots and suspenders)...
    • Lake County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Massive, Mount (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Lake County--1890-1900.; Mountains--Colorado--Lake County--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Lake County--1890-1900.; Rifles--Colorado--Lake...
    • 1893
    • Freighting in the Rocky Mountains, Hull Transfer Co.'s teams, Cripple Creek, Colo.

    • Several horse and mule-drawn teams pulling covered wagons and freight wagons block traffic on Bennett Avenue between First (1st) and Second (2nd) Streets, Cripple Creek, Colorado; teams identified as Hull Transfer Company, stop in front of Grant...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; False fronts--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Moving & storage trade--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890- 1900.; Streets--Colorado--Cripple...
    • 1893 March 13
    • Wreck of first passenger train in Anacond [sic] F & C C RY

    • View of a Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad wreck near Anaconda (Teller County), Colorado; shows men, women and children looking at wrecked passenger cars. A photographer has a box camera on a tripod.
    • Anaconda (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Photojournalists--Colorado--Anaconda--1890-1900.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Anaconda--1890-1900.; Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad Company.
    • 1894, July 9
    • Mortimer - "Old Carson City"

    • Lumber yard in Mortimer, Costilla County, Colorado, includes log cabins, a stack of baled hay, and corrals. Hewn logs are in piles and loaded onto horse-drawn wagons; men, women, and children pose throughout. Buggies, buckboards and a scoop lie...
    • Mortimer (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Lumber industry--Colorado--Mortimer--1890-1900.; Lumberyards--Colorado--Mortimer--1890-1900.
    • 1895
    • M. & P.P. Ry. Ruxton glen

    • View of Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway tracks among rock formations of Ruxton Park, El Paso County, Colorado.
    • Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company--1890-1900.; El Paso County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Ruxton Park (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--El Paso County--1890-1900.; Rock formations--Colorado--El Paso County--1890-1900.
    • 1895 July 10

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