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    • 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."
    • Wiswall Bros.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • 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...
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    • 1936 October 16
    • 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...
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    • [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...
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    • 1966
    • 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...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1918 and 1921]
    • 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...
    • Fick, William L.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • 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...
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    • [between 1909 and 1910?]
    • 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...
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    • [1920 August]
    • 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.
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    • 1921
    • 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...
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    • 1936 October 16
    • 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.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [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...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1942 and 1950?]
    • 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.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [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.
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    • [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...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Fort Collins, Colorado

    • The interior of the State Mercantile Company in Fort Collins, Larimer County, Colorado, has bolts of fabric and cedar chests on display. Stools front a counter; baskets on pulleys are overhead.
    • Rolfe Studio.
    • [1915?]
    • Dexter, Colorado

    • A group of people stand in a line outside of the Dexter Post Office in the town of Dexter, Colorado. The log building has a gable covered with tar paper. A wood fence is in front of the building. A wagon is parked next to the gate.
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    • [1914?]
    • Treasury Tunnel Mine

    • View of cars and a truck parked beside a mill building at the Treasury Tunnel Mine in Ouray County, Colorado. The gold mill and elevator have tar paper siding. A sign posted on the wall reads: "No Admittance, Apply at Office, Sunshine Mining Co.,...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1939 and 1950?]
    • 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 tailings piles and a truck on a...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Treasury Tunnel Mine office & flag

    • View of a mine office building at the Treasury Tunnel Mine in Ouray County, Colorado. The two story building has tar paper siding, and a hipped roof with a sign that reads: "Sunshine Mining Co., Metals Reserve Company." A United States flag is on a...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1939 and 1950?]
    • California Gulch Mill

    • View of of frame mine buildings with tar paper siding at the California Gulch Mill in probably San Juan County, Colorado. A truck is parked beside an ore processing elevator.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Treasury Tunnel Mine bunk house

    • View of cars parked in front of a three-story bunk house at the Treasury Tunnel gold Mine in Ouray County, Colorado. A sign on the tar paper sided building reads: "Bunk House." Shows utility wires over the building and snow on the San Juan...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [1943?]
    • California Gulch Mill

    • View of frame mine buildings with tar paper siding at the California Gulch Mill in San Juan County, Colorado. Trucks and a car are parked beside tailings piles and an ore processing elevator.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Treasury Tunnel Mine, fire pump

    • View of a small, tar paper sided shed with a sign that reads: "Fire Pump" at the Treasury Tunnel Mine in Ouray County, Colorado. Water rushes out of a wooden flume box on the ground. Shows utility poles above the building and San Juan Mountains in...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1939 and 1950?]
    • Office & boarding house, Treasury Tunnel

    • View of a dirt road and buildings at the Treasury Tunnel Mine in Ouray County, Colorado. A car on the road faces the mine office. The building has a hipped roof and tar paper siding. A car is parked beside the brick chimney of a boarding house.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1939 and 1950?]
    • Mill at Leadville

    • View of an unidentified mining mill in Leadville (Lake County), Colorado. The building is on a hillside and has tar paper siding, a slanted roof, gable dormers and randomly placed windows.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Change house, Treasury Tunnel

    • View of a tar paper sided change house at the Treasury Tunnel Mine in Ouray County, Colorado. The building has a sign above a doorway that reads: "Change House." Shows possibly a flume at the gold ore processing site, tailings piles, lumber debris...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1939 and 1950?]
    • Mill near Lake City

    • View of an unidentified mill on a rocky hillside near Lake City in Hinsdale County, Colorado. The building has tar paper siding, a slanted roof and gable dormers.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Colorado - Westcliffe vicinity

    • Two men wearing winter clothing stand next to one another in front of a convertible car and a log cabin in Westcliffe (also known as Clifton and West Cliff), Custer County, Colorado. Cabin has gable and roof covered with tar paper.
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    • [between 1920 and 1935?]
    • Exhaust blower, Treasury Tunnel

    • View of an exhaust blower at the Treasury Tunnel Mine in Ouray County, Colorado. A ladder is against exhaust ducts or pipes outside a frame and tar paper sided building at the gold ore processing site.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1939 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...
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    • [between 1890 and 1920?]
    • 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...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 1977
    • 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:...
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    • [between 1920 and 1950]
    • 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...
    • Henderson, John R.
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    • 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.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [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.
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    • [between 1918 and 1930]
    • 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)."
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    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Eagle River Hotel Minturn, Colo

    • Men and women pose in Minturn, Eagle County, Colorado, by a three-story building with a stone foundation, tar paper siding, dormer, and one-story extension. Lettering reads: "The Eagle River Hotel. Baths 25 (cent sign) Agency Best Laundry."
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    • [between 1909 and 1915?]
    • St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church, Boulder

    • Evergreen shrubs surround the wide eaves of this church in Boulder, Colorado. The tar shingled roof is centered by a faceted, truncated cone, topped with a cross. A concrete and wood sign in the foreground reads: "St. Martin de Porres Catholic...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 1988

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