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    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 3 Number 21, 1911 May 20

    • Newsletter produced by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 19110520
    • Crown Tar Works operated by Denver Gas & Electric Light Co.

    • View of a tar manufacturing operation in Denver, Colorado; shows tanks, railroad tracks, and signs: "Crown Tar Works," and "Denver Gas & Electric Light Co."
    • Crown Tar Works (Denver, Colo.)--Facilities--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Coal-tar industry--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Crown Tar Works

    • View of a tar manufacturing operation in Denver, Colorado; shows barrels, tanks, a truck, a driver, railroad cars, and a sign: "Crown Tar Works."
    • Crown Tar Works (Denver, Colo.)--Facilities--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Coal-tar industry--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Rugby, Colo.

    • A group of men pose with raised beer glasses near the Miner's Exchange in Rugby (Las Animas County), Colorado. One man wears a white shirt, apron and probably is the storekeeper. A man standing near the door leans a pair of crutches against his...
    • Rugby (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Buildings--Colorado--Rugby--1890-1910.; Miners--Colorado--Rugby--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Rugby--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • McFarlane Foundry, Central City, Colorado

    • The old Central City Foundry is located on upper Eureka Street in Central City. The building is constructed of tin and covered with tar paper. Several of the panes in the rectangular windows are broken. The warehouse has two large doors, one on...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Foundries--Colorado--Central City--1960-1970.; Ruins--Colorado--Central City--1960-1970.
    • 1966
    • Conduit #16

    • Construction workers stand in a deep trench and shovel dirt over a large concrete pipe at a work site in Clear Creek valley in Jefferson County, Colorado. The pipe is forty-two inch diameter reinforced concrete pipe coated with coal tar enamel. The...
    • Excavating machinery--Colorado--Jefferson County--1930-1940.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Pipes (Conduits)--Colorado--Jefferson County--1930-1940.; Construction workers--Colorado--Jefferson County--1930-1940.;...
    • 1936 October 16
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 3 Number 35, 1911 August 26

    • Newsletter produced by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 19110826
    • Miller-Ray Motor Co.

    • View of a truck in Denver, Colorado; sign on the flat-bed railing reads: "Crown Tar Works Operated by the Denver Gas & Electric Light Co.," "All Tar Products" and "No.152." A storefront has an ornate pediment, lanterns, and signs: "The Miller-Ray...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Trucks--Colorado--Denver--1910-1930.
    • [between 1918 and 1921]
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 2 Number 34, 1910 August 20

    • Newsletter produced by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 19100820
    • Denver shanty town

    • View of shanties, trees, and a dirt road near probably 19th (Nineteenth) Avenue and Clay Street in the Jefferson Park neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. A man leans beside a cart outside a shanty. Houses are made of corrugated metal, timber, sheet...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Jefferson Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1930-1940.; Huts--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Co. B. 1st N.G.C., Camp Goldfield

    • Group portrait of members of Company B, 1st (First) [Infantry] of the Colorado National Guard at Camp Goldfield in Victor (Teller County), Colorado, during the Western Federation of Miners strike. The men stand or sit in uniforms, hats, ammunition...
    • Colorado. National Guard.--People--Colorado--Victor--1900-1910.; Cripple Creek Strike, Cripple Creek, Colo., 1903-1904.; Victor (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Huts--Colorado--Victor--1900-1910.; Military camps--Colorado--Victor--1900-1910.;...
    • [1903]
    • Old jail, Spring Street, Central City, Colo.

    • The old Central City, Colorado jail is a stone structure with a flat, tar paper roof. A man and women are by the door.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Jails--Colorado--Central City--1930-1940.
    • 1953
    • Georgetown, Colorado

    • View of a dilapidated two-story wood construction building in Georgetown, Colorado. Torn tar paper hangs on the facade under the gable of the roof, and most of the siding has been removed on the first level; trees behind the building are visible...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1960-1980.; Houses--Colorado--Georgetown--1960-1980.
    • [between 1960 and 1980?]
    • Danielson School

    • View of the Danielson School at the Plains Conservation Center, located at 21901 East Hampden Avenue, Aurora, Colorado. The one-room sod building has a tar paper roof with a small copula over the entrance. The facade has a single window with wood...
    • Plains Conservation Center (Aurora, Colo.)--Buildings--1990-2000.; Danielson School (Aurora, Colo.)--1990-2000.; Aurora (Colo.)--1990-2000.; Schools.; Sod buildings.; Plains Conservation Center (Aurora, Colo.)--Buildings--Pictorial works.;...
    • 1993
    • Loveland Pass tunnel, surface bldgs.

    • View of support buildings associated with the construction of the proposed Loveland Pass Tunnel in Summit or Clear Creek County, Colorado. The small wood frame buildings are covered with tar paper and chimneys extend from the roofs. A sign on a...
    • Loveland Pass (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Buildings--Colorado--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Boulder County mining

    • View of a mining structure, an ore cart track, and a tunnel at the bottom of a low hill bordering a dirt road, Boulder County, Colorado. The shed-like building has a corrugated metal roof, stovepipe, and tar wall covering. A grindstone and a boiler...
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Boulder County--1890-1920.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1890-1920.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Boulder County--1890-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Boulder County--1890-1920.
    • [between 1890 and 1920?]
    • Mary McKinney Mine

    • Men, women and children disembark from possibly Colorado and Southern Railroad passenger cars near Anaconda (Teller County), Colorado. The site, identified as the Mary McKinney mine complex, was part of the Cripple Creek Mining District. Shows a...
    • Anaconda (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Mary McKinney Mine (Teller County, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Mining--Colorado--Anaconda--1920-1930.; Passengers--Colorado--Anaconda--1920-1930.; Railroads--Colorado--Anaconda--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Georgetown, Colorado

    • View of a mining site in Georgetown, Colorado. In the foreground is a large mining structure made of logs with numerous ore chutes. A road runs in front of it. In the distance on a hill is a dilapidated two-story wood construction building with...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1960-1980.; Mining--Colorado--Georgetown--1960-1980.
    • [between 1960 and 1980?]
    • Montezuma, Colo the original schoolhouse built about 1880 and now a private residence.

    • This hewn log school in Montezuma, Summit County, Colorado, is a one-story structure with a gable roof. Tar paper covers parts of the walls, and a shutter leans below the double hung sash window.
    • Montezuma (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Houses--Colorado--Montezuma--1920-1930.; Schools--Colorado--Montezuma--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Morada, San Francisco, Colo.

    • View of the morada in San Francisco (Costilla County), Colorado. The one story adobe structure has a stucco exterior and a pitched roof covered in tar paper. An open bell tower is on the pitched roof. The building has doors and shuttered windows....
    • Hermanos Penitentes--Buildings--2000-2010.; San Francisco (Colo.)--2000-2010.; Churches.; Adobe buildings.; Historic buildings.; Hermanos Penitentes--Buildings--Pictorial works.; Moradas--Colorado--San Francisco--Pictorial works.; Adobe...
    • 2001?
    • Romley

    • View of Romley, Chaffee County, Colorado; shows a tar paper and corrugated tin building with sign: "Romley Post Office."
    • Romley (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Post offices--Colorado--Romley--1910-1930.
    • [between 1915 and 1925?]
    • Morada, San Francisco, Colo.

    • View of the morada in San Francisco (Costilla County), Colorado. The one story adobe structure has a stucco exterior and a pitched roof covered in tar paper. An open bell tower is on the pitched roof. The building's roof creates an overhang...
    • Hermanos Penitentes--Buildings--1970-1980.; San Francisco (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Churches.; Adobe buildings.; Historic buildings.; Hermanos Penitentes--Buildings--Pictorial works.; Moradas--Colorado--San Francisco--Pictorial works.; Adobe...
    • 1972?
    • Red brick school

    • The red brick high school in Breckenridge, Colorado is a large scale two story building with two hipped gable end wings with a gabled wing connecting them. The main floor features sash windows, and the elevated basement has small ground level...
    • Breckenridge (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Schools--Colorado--Breckenridge--1900-1910.
    • [between 1909 and 1910?]
    • Former White Horse Saloon

    • View of the building that once housed the White Horse Saloon at 6440 Brighton Boulevard in Commerce City (Adams County), Colorado. The one story wooden clapboard building has a side gabled tar paper roof with a stove pipe, windows and a door. A...
    • White Horse Saloon (Commerce City, Colo.)--Buildings--History--1970-1980.; Commerce City (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Abandoned buildings.; White Horse Saloon (Commerce City, Colo.)--Buildings--History--Pictorial works.; Abandoned...
    • 1977
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 3 Number 42, 1911 October 14

    • Newsletter produced by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 19111014
    • Hahns Peak, Colorado

    • The Hahns Peak Post Office is in the town of Hahns Peak (also known as Poverty Bar), Colorado in Routt County. The building has a gable with tar paper on the roof and a roof over the entrance. Smaller, wood- frame shacks are near it. Sign reads:...
    • Hahns Peak (Colo.)--1920-1950.; Post offices--Colorado--Hahns Peak--1920-1950.
    • [between 1920 and 1950]
    • American Shale Refining Co.

    • View of the American Shale Refining Company plant site near De Beque on Conn Creek in Garfield County, Colorado. Shows one-story houses with gabled roofs and tar paper siding. Identical buildings, possibly boarding houses or dormitories, an...
    • American Shale Refining Company--1920-1930.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1920-1930.; Refineries--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.
    • [1920 August]
    • McFarlane Foundry, Ja 13, 1966

    • The McFarlane Foundry is located on upper Eureka Street in Central City, Colorado. The dilapidated building is constructed of wood and corrugated tin siding and covered with tar paper, which is peeling off the side wall. The building has...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Foundries--Colorado--Central City--1960-1970.; Ruins--Colorado--Central City--1960-1970.
    • 1966
    • Morada, San Francisco, Colo.

    • View of the Morada in San Francisco (Costilla County), Colorado. The one story adobe structure has a stucco exterior and a pitched roof covered in tar paper. A white wooden cross is hung near the buildings entrance with the initials F.P.D.N.P.J....
    • Hermanos Penitentes--Buildings--2000-2010.; San Francisco (Colo.)--2000-2010.; Churches.; Adobe buildings.; Historic buildings.; Hermanos Penitentes--Buildings--Pictorial works.; Moradas--Colorado--San Francisco--Pictorial works.; Adobe...
    • 2001?
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 2 Number 31, 1910 July 30

    • Newsletter produced by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 19100730
    • McFarlane Foundry, Ja 13, 1966

    • A tree branch hanging in the foreground partially obscures the old McFarlane foundry building in Central City, Colorado. The one-story structure with a flat roof and a false front is constructed of stone and wood and sided with corrugated tin and...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Foundries--Colorado--Central City--1960-1970.; Ruins--Colorado--Central City--1960-1970.
    • 1966
    • Blue Jay Cabin, Hahns Peak, Aug. 1921

    • Two men stand on a grassy slope outside a log cabin with a tar paper roof near the mining communty of Hahn's Peak (Routt County; also known as Poverty Bar), Colorado. Piles of boards litter the ground behind the cabin.
    • Hahns Peak (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Log cabins--Colorado--Hahns Peak--1920-1930.
    • 1921
    • Reform Mine mill from a distance

    • View of the abandoned mill for the Reform Mine on the side of a hill in Gilpin County, Colorado. Shows a two tiered building with tin, shed roofs and a smokestack. The building is covered in tar paper. Shows the headframe and tailings for the mine...
    • Gilpin County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Reform Mine (Gilpin County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Abandoned buildings.; Mills.; MIning.; Ore industry.
    •  
    • Continental Mill

    • View of Continental Mill probably in Colorado. Shows a multi-level processing building, a table, tar paper siding and a wooden chute.
    • Mills--Colorado--1940-1950.; Ore industry--Colorado--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Conduit #16

    • Workmen unload pipes onto wood frames at a work site in Jefferson County, Colorado. The pipes are forty-two inch diameter reinforced concrete pipes made by the Lock Joint Company of Denver for construction of Conduit #16 of the Fraser River...
    • Jefferson County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Pipes (Conduits)--Colorado--Jefferson County--1930-1940.; Construction workers--Colorado--Jefferson County--1930-1940.; Trucks--Colorado--Jefferson County--1930-1940.
    • 1936 October 16
    • Gold Prince Mill

    • Men wear overalls, suits, hats and pose near a gable-roofed building, probably a boarding house at the Gold Prince Mill, in Gladstone (San Juan County), Colorado. The building has dormer windows and tar paper siding. A horse-drawn wagon is parked...
    • Gladstone (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Gladstone--1900-1920.; Lodging houses--Colorado--Gladstone--1900-1920.; Miners--Colorado--Gladstone--1900-1920.
    • [between 1907 and 1917?]
    • The City of Denver: Volume 1 Number 8, 1913 January 25

    • Newsletter produced semi-monthly by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 19130125
    • We-got-em mill from south-west

    • Men and women stand outside of the We-got-em mill building, Gilpin County, Colorado. It is a multi-tier, multi-gable building built on the side of a hill having tar paper siding. A sign reads: "We-Got-Em Mill, Gilpin Co Gold Mining Corp."
    • Gilpin County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; We-Got-Em Mine (Gilpin County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mills--Colorado--Gilpin County--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1930-1940.; Women--Colorado--Gilpin County--1930-1940.
    • May 31, 1936
    • Kramer mill

    • View of the Kramer Mines Inc. mill in Salida (Chaffee County), Colorado. The fluorspar processing plant is on a hillside and has tar paper siding, tailings piles, an elevator, and a tower that houses an ore bin.
    • Fluorspar industry--Colorado--Salida--1940-1950.; Salida (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Mills--Colorado--Salida--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Salida--1940-1950.; Ore industry--Colorado--Salida--1940-1950.
    • [between 1942 and 1950?]
    • Kramer mill

    • View of the Kramer Mines Inc. mill in Salida (Chaffee County), Colorado. The fluorspar processing plant is on a hillside and has tar paper siding, tailings piles, an elevator, and a tower that houses an ore bin. Cars are parked on a three-tiered...
    • Fluorspar industry--Colorado--Salida--1940-1950.; Salida (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Mills--Colorado--Salida--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Salida--1940-1950.; Ore industry--Colorado--Salida--1940-1950.
    • [between 1942 and 1950?]
    • U.S. Fluorspar

    • View of what is identified as a U.S. Fluorspar site, probably in Chaffee County, Colorado. Shows mine buildings with tar paper siding on a hillside, houses in the Arkansas River valley and mountains in the Sawatch Range.
    • Fluorspar industry--Colorado--Chaffee County--1940-1950.; Chaffee County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Chaffee County--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Cook house

    • Residents of Tiger, Swan River area, Summit County, Colorado pose on and around a wagon in front of the Cook house. Portions of the structure are covered with tar paper.
    • Tiger (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Tiger--1910-1930.; Children--Colorado--Tiger--1910-1930.; Kitchens--Colorado--Tiger--1910-1930.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Tiger--1910-1930.; Women--Colorado--Tiger--1910-1930.
    • [between 1918 and 1930]
    • Camp Hale, construction

    • Wooden scaffolding is beside a building under construction at Camp Hale (Eagle County), Colorado. Shows wooden boards constructed around possibly a tower. The building has tar paper siding.
    • Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Building construction--Colorado--Camp Hale--1940-1950.; Military facilities--Colorado--Camp Hale--1940-1950.; Scaffolding--Colorado--Camp Hale--1940-1950.
    • [1942?]
    • Silver Dollar Saloon Main St Nevadaville

    • Silver Dollar Saloon, on Main Street in Nevadaville, Gilpin County, Colorado, is frame and has a false-front finished with wrinkled tar paper. Double doors remain; the windows are gone. The brick Bon-Ton Saloon adjoins to one side.
    • Bon-Ton Saloon (Nevadaville, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Silver Dollar Saloon (Nevadaville, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Nevadaville (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Nevadaville--1930-1940.; Bars--Colorado--Nevadaville--1930-1940.;...
    • [between 1937 and 1939?]
    • Colorado Fluorspar, Salida

    • View of a processing plant or flotation mill identified as part of Colorado Fluorspar in Salida (Chaffee County), Colorado. The building is on a hillside and has tar paper siding, smokestacks and elevators. Shows a truck on a dirt road near the...
    • Fluorspar industry--Colorado--Salida--1940-1950.; Salida (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Metal buildings--Colorado--Salida--1940-1950.; Mills--Colorado--Salida--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Salida--1940-1950.; Ore industry--Colorado--Salida--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Eagle River Hotel Minturn, Colo

    • Men pose in Minturn, Eagle County, Colorado, on the porch of a three-story building with a stone foundation, tar paper siding and a dormer. Snow and icicles cover the porch; lettering reads: "The Eagle River Hotel. Baths 25 (cent sign)."
    • Eagle River Hotel (Minturn, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Minturn (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hotels--Colorado--Minturn--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Rifle, Colo.

    • Men pose with a horse drawn wagon filled with sugar beets in Rifle (Garfield County), Colorado; posters on a shed read: "Pearline Cleanser," "Mesa County Fair," "Roy E. Fox's Lone Star Minstrels," "Old Dutch Cleanser," "Tar Tobacco," "K C Baking...
    • Rifle (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Advertising--Colorado--Rifle--1900-1910.; Beets--Colorado--Rifle--1900-1910.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Rifle--1900-1910.; Horse teams--Colorado--Rifle--1900-1910.; Sugar industry--Colorado--Rifle--1900-1910.
    • [1909]
    • Sneffels post office and pack train

    • Men pose with a pack train of burros in front of the post office and general store in Sneffels (Ouray County), Colorado. The burros are loaded with wooden crates and supplies. The hand-hewn post office has a tar paper roof. Paper flyers are posted...
    • Sneffels (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Donkeys--Colorado--Sneffels--1880-1890.; Packtrains--Colorado--Sneffels--1880-1890.; Post offices--Colorado--Sneffels--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1885?]

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