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    • Garden of the Gods

    • A man poses in the Garden of the Gods near rock formations in Colorado Springs (El Paso County), Colorado. Shows The Needles, a collection of vertical, sandstone pinnacles.
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Garden of the Gods (Colorado Springs, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Parks--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1860-1870.; Rock formations--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Northern wall, Grand Canyon

    • A man with a beard and tall boots, a member of the Corps of Engineers, sits with crossed feet and arms, on a precipice above the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park) in Arizona. Shows layers of rock and brush on talus in the vast valley.
    • Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1872
    • Marble Canon

    • Sun reflects off the surface of the Colorado River in Marble Canyon (later part of Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona. Shows talus beside the river and eroded sandstone and limestone walls.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Marble Canyon (Coconino County, Ariz. : Canyon)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Rivers--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.;...
    • 1872
    • Grand Canon of the Colorado

    • A man with a hat and tall boots, a member of the Corps of Engineers, sits and poses on a rock at probably Toroweap Point on the edge of a chasm at the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park), in Arizona. Shows rounded sandstone rocks and...
    • Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1872
    • Massive sandstone, Taylor's Creek, Utah

    • View of a sandstone rock formation near Taylors Creek in Zion National Park, Utah. Shows steep cliffs, eroded rock towers and canyons.
    • Zion National Park (Utah)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Utah--Zion National Park--1870-1880.; Rock formations--Utah--Zion National Park--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1872
    • Cross-bedded sandstone, Kanab, Utah

    • View of cross-bedded sandstone rock formations near Kanab (Kane County), Utah. Shrubs and grass are in a ravine. Shows a rock overhang or a cave.
    • Kanab (Utah)--1870-1880.; Kane County (Utah)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Utah--Kane County--1870-1880.; Rock formations--Utah--Kane County--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 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
    • Weathered sandstone, Kanab Wash

    • View of eroded rock pillars in a valley along Kanab Creek in Arizona or Utah. A man in a hat, probably a member of the geological survey team, reclines near brush in the valley.
    • Kanab Creek (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--1870-1880.; Rock formations--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1872
    • Grand Canon, Colorado River, near Paria Creek, looking east

    • Aerial view of eroded sandstone towers and talus in probably Marble Canyon on the Colorado River in Coconino County, Arizona.
    • 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
    • Kanab Canon

    • View of eroded sandstone rock formations in a canyon on Kanab Creek in Coconino County, Arizona or Kane County, Utah. Rocks have sedimentary layers.
    • Canyons--1870-1880.; Rock formations--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1872
    • Marble Canon

    • Sheer, eroded sandstone walls and talus are in Marble Canyon on the Colorado River in Coconino County, Arizona.
    • 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.; Cliffs--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Expeditions &...
    • 1872
    • The "Vermillion Cliff"

    • View of wagon ruts in the clay soil on hills near Jacobs Pool, and the Vermilion Cliffs, sandstone formations in Coconino County, Arizona.
    • Plateaus--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Coconino County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Vermilion Cliffs (Utah and Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Cliffs--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Expeditions &...
    • 1872
    • Near Jacob's Pool

    • A man in a hat, probably from the geological survey, stands and faces the Vermilion Cliffs, sandstone formations in Coconino County, Arizona. Shows wagon ruts and footprints in the clay soil on a hill near Jacobs Pool.
    • Coconino County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Vermilion Cliffs (Utah and Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Cliffs--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.;...
    • 1872
    • Colorado River, above the mouth of the Paria

    • Eroded sandstone canyon walls and talus are beside the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon near the confluence with the Paria River (Coconino County), Arizona.
    • Coconino County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Rivers--Arizona--Grand...
    • 1872
    • Historic Spanish record of the conquest south side of Inscription Rock, N.M.

    • Close-up view of a Spanish inscription carved in the sandstone at Inscription Rock (El Morro National Monument), New Mexico. The English translation reads: "By this place passed Ensign Don Joseph de Payba Basconzelos, in the year in which he held...
    • El Morro National Monument (N.M.)--1870-1880.; Inscription Rock (N.M.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--New Mexico--El Morro National Monument--1870-1880.; Graffiti--New Mexico--El Morro National Monument--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West...
    • 1873
    • Old Spanish record

    • View of the carved inscription of Bishop Martin de Elizacochea in the sandstone surface of Inscription Rock (or El Morro rock, later El Morro National Monument) in Cibola County, New Mexico. The inscription translated into English reads: "The 28th...
    • Cibola County (N.M.)--1870-1880.; Inscription Rock (N.M.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--New Mexico--Cibola County--1870-1880.; Inscriptions--New Mexico--Cibola County--1870-1880.; Rock--New Mexico--Cibola County--1870-1880.; Geographical...
    • 1873
    • Looking across the Colorado River to mouth of Paria Creek

    • Panoramic view of eroded sandstone columns and canyon walls, talus slopes and the confluence of the Colorado River and Paria River in Coconino County, Arizona. Shows possibly Vermilion Cliffs in Paria Canyon.
    • Coconino County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Paria River (Utah and Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Paria River Valley (Utah and Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Expeditions &...
    • 1873
    • Quarrying stone for the new Mormon temple

    • Men use hammers and chisels to shape blocks of granite or sandstone for construction of the Mormon temple, at Red Butte Quarry near Salt Lake City (Salt Lake County), Utah. Shows scaffolding and ladders.
    • Mormons--Utah--Salt Lake County--1870-1880.; Salt Lake County (Utah)--1870-1880.; Quarrying--Utah--Salt Lake County--1870-1880.
    • 1874 December 12
    • Looking southwest from 556 Main St.

    • View of intersection of Main and 5th (Fifth) Street, in Grand Junction, Colorado, shows businesses, houses, a canvas tent, and signs: "Bank," "Millinery," "Undertaker," "Furniture," "Insurance & Real Estate," and "Clothing." Boardwalk flanks dirt...
    • Grand Junction (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Grand Junction--1880-1890.
    • 1884
    • Picnic group at Red Rock Canon, Colo.

    • Men and women sit or stand and pose on horseback on a picnic in what is identified as Red Rock Canyon in probably El Paso County, Colorado. The people pose with food, wicker picnic baskets and jug covers. One man plays a banjo. The women wear wide...
    • El Paso County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Banjos--Colorado--El Paso County--1880-1890.; Horseback riding--Colorado--El Paso County--1880-1890.; Picnics--Colorado--El Paso County--1880-1890.; Women--Colorado--El Paso County--1880-1890.
    • 1884 April 4
    • Flume on Cliff 400 feet above river, Montrose Placer Mining Company

    • View of the Montrose Placer Mining Company flume, in Montrose County, Colorado, under construction. A man is by stacked lumber; the Dolores Creek is below, at the bottom of sandstone cliffs. The water was used for hydraulic gold mining.
    • Dolores Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Flumes--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.
    • 1890
    • Report of Henry A. Buchtel Pastor Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church Denver, Colorado

    • This is a report submitted to the Quarterly Conference at the close of Henry A. Buchtel's term as pastor of Trinity United Methodist Church. During his tenor the church raised money to build a new building at 1820 Broadway in Denver, Colo. The...
    • Buchtel, Henry Augustus, 1847-1924.; Trinity United Methodist Church (Denver, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; North Capitol Hill (Denver, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Methodist churches--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.
    • 1891 March 30
    • Canon of Paint Rock

    • View of Paint Rock Creek in probably Paintrock Canyon, Big Horn County, Wyoming. Shows sandstone strata of the canyon walls.
    • Big Horn County (Wyo.)--1890-1900.; Paint Rock Creek (Wyo.)--1890-1900.; Canyons--Wyoming--Big Horn County--1890-1900.; Streams--Wyoming--Big Horn County--1890-1900.
    • 1892
    • Green River near La Barge

    • View of the Green River near La Barge (Lincoln County), Wyoming. Shows sandstone bluffs and a sandbar.
    • Green River (Wyo-Utah)--1890-1900.; Lincoln County (Wyo.)--1890-1900.; Rivers--Wyoming--Lincoln County--1890-1900.; Sandbars--Wyoming--Lincoln County--1890-1900.
    • 1892
    • Telluride Hose Team No.1 The Champion, 100 yards, wet test, in southwestern Colorado, July 3"...

    • Telluride Hose Team Number 1 on July 3, 1892, on Colorado Avenue in front of First National Bank, Telluride, Colorado, in annual race competition against Delta, Ouray, Rico and Grand Junction down one block length, that included unreeling two...
    • Telluride (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fire-fighters--Colorado--Telluride--1890-1900.; Racing--Colorado--Telluride--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Telluride--1890-1900.
    • 1892
    • Silver Plume school

    • View of the schoolhouse, built in 1894, in Silver Plume, Colorado; shows Romanesque architecture in the sandstone arches over the doorway; common bond brickwork, with every seventh course showing headers; plaque over the door reads, "Public School...
    • Silver Plume (Colo.)--1890-1900.; School children--Colorado--Silver Plume--1890-1900.; Schools--Colorado--Silver Plume--1890-1900.
    • 1894
    • Perry Park

    • View of sandstone rock formations and a corral in Perry Park (Douglas County), Colorado.
    • Douglas County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Perry Park (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Corrals--Colorado--Douglas County--1890-1900.; Rock formations--Colorado--Douglas County--1890-1900.
    • 1894
    • Mokahna

    • View of a sandstone rock formation in Perry Park (Douglas County), Colorado.
    • Douglas County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Perry Park (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Rock formations--Colorado--Douglas County--1890-1900.
    • 1894
    • Perry Park

    • View of sandstone rock formations in Perry Park (Douglas County), Colorado.
    • Douglas County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Perry Park (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Rock formations--Colorado--Douglas County--1890-1900.
    • 1894
    • Cathedral Spires, Garden of the Gods

    • View of Cathedral Spires and other sandstone rock formations in Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs, (El Paso County) Colorado. A dirt road and horse-drawn buggy are in the distance.
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Garden of the Gods (Colorado Springs, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Rock formations--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.
    • 1896
    • Cathedral Spires, Garden of the Gods

    • View of sandstone rock formations known as Cathedral Spires at Garden of the Gods near Colorado Springs (El Paso County), Colorado. Shows a dirt road, grasslands and brush.
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Garden of the Gods (Colorado Springs, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Rock formations--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.
    • 1896
    • Garden of the Gods

    • View of sandstone rock spires identified as Cathedral Spires in Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs (El Paso County), Colorado. The rock spires are beside a dirt road and steep sandstone formations. Trees and bushes are on foothills nearby.
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Garden of the Gods (Colorado Springs, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Parks--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Rock formations--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.
    • 1896 May 7
    • Garfield County - Glenwood Springs St. Stephen's Catholic Church, 1010 Grand Street

    • Built in 1886, St. Stephens Catholic Church is in the town of Glenwood Springs (formerly known as Defiance), Colorado, in Garfield County. The sandstone building has a front gable with a cross on the front of the gable, as well as an oculus, a...
    • Glenwood Springs (Colo.)--1980-1990.; Catholic churches--Colorado--Glenwood Springs--1980-1990.
    • 1897
    • The Ledges near Des Moines

    • View of sandstone rock walls above Pea's Creek in Ledges State Park (Boone County), Iowa. Women wear dresses and hats and stand near the creek. Trees are beside the river and above the cliffs.
    • Boone County (Iowa)--1890-1900.; Ledges State Park (Iowa)--1890-1900.; Peas Creek (Iowa)--1890-1900.; Cliffs--Iowa--Boone County--1890-1900.; Streams--Iowa--Boone County--1890-1900.
    • 1898
    • The horse trail, Pueblo of Acoma, N.M.

    • A man wears pants, a long-sleeved shirt, and a wide-brimmed hat and stands near a rock formation and a trail known as the Burro Trail at Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico. A stone wall is beside sandstone pillars.
    • Acoma (N.M.)--1890-1900.; Rock formations--New Mexico--Acoma--1890-1900.; Trails & paths--New Mexico--Acoma--1890-1900.
    • 1899
    • Interior of one of best houses cut out of sandstone rock, Moki Indians, Walpi Pueblo, Arizona

    • Interior view of Nampeyo's house, Walpi Pueblo, First Mesa, Arizona; A Native American (Hopi) woman sits in this home cut out of sandstone; shows a wooden pole, hung horizontally between opposite walls, with four blankets, a dress, and concho belt;...
    • Hopi Indians--Structures--Arizona--Walpi--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--Women--Arizona--Walpi--1890-1900.; Hopi Indian Reservation (Ariz.)--1890-1900.; Walpi (Ariz.)--1890-1900.; Houses--Arizona--Walpi--1890-1900.;...
    • 1899
    • Arizona, the Grand Canon, looking up from Bissell's Point

    • Panoramic view of eroded sandstone mesas and steep canyon walls near what is identified as Bissell's Point at Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. Shows sedimentary rock layers, trees, shrubs and the Colorado River in the canyon.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1890-1900.; Grand Canyon National Park (Ariz.)--1890-1900.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon National Park--1890-1900.; Cliffs--Arizona--Grand Canyon National Park--1890-1900.; Mesas--Arizona--Grand Canyon National...
    • 1899
    • Pueblo depot

    • View of the Union Depot building in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. The sandstone depot has a hipped and gable roof, dormers, arched windows and a clock tower with rounded buttresses. Shows people in the rail yard near railroad tracks.
    • Union Depot (Pueblo, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Pueblo--1890-1900.
    • 1899 June
    • Horace W. Bennett house

    • View of a houseidentified as the home of Horace W. Bennett at Gaylord & Colfax Streets in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Shows a rusticated sandstone building with a turret and a conical dome. The house has a balcony and steep...
    • Bennett, Horace W.--Homes & haunts.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.
    • 1899 June
    • Hot Springs, South Dakota, Evans Hotel [sic]

    • A view of an unidentified hotel in Hot Springs (Fall River County), South Dakota. Shows a rusticated sandstone building with wooden porches, a mansard roof and a turret with a conical roof. A train depot, commercial and public buildings can be seen...
    • Fall River (S.D.)--1900-1910.; Hot Springs (S.D.)--1900-1910.; Cities & towns--South Dakota--Hot Springs--1900-1910.; Hotels--South Dakota--Hot Springs--1900-1910.; Railroad stations--South Dakota--Hot Springs--1900-1910.
    • 1900
    • Hot Springs, South Dakota from Lookout Point

    • A aerial view of Hot Springs (Fall River County), South Dakota shows homesteads, wood frame houses and buildings. A four-story rusticated sandstone building, probably a hotel, with a mansard gabled roof, and turrets with conical roofs is in the...
    • Hot Springs (S.D.)--1900-1910.; Cities & towns--South Dakota--Hot Springs--1900-1910.; Hotels--South Dakota--Hot Springs--1900-1910.
    • 1900

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