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    • Ashcroft, Colo. Remains of Hotel 1943

    • An abandoned hotel stands in a field in the midground in Ashcroft, a mining town near Castle Creek, south of Aspen in Pitkin County, Colorado. The town was originally called Chloride but its residents renamed it Ashcroft in 1882 after rich ore was...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [1943?]
    • Ashcroft, Colo. Remains of Hotel 1943

    • An abandoned hotel stands in a field in the midground in Ashcroft, a mining town near Castle Creek, south of Aspen in Pitkin County, Colorado. The town was originally called Chloride but its residents renamed it Ashcroft in 1882 after rich ore was...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [1943?]
    • Ashcroft, Colorado

    • ball and banquet there. Tabor also reportedly bought rounds of drinks for everyone in each of the town's 13 saloons. At the time, Ashcroft was growing much faster than nearby Aspen. By 1885, it had about 3,500 residents with six hotels and 20...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [1943?]
    • Town's first fire bell

    • View of a monument in Trinidad, Colorado. A brass bell hangs in a stepped arch atop a circular brick base. A metal panel reads: "City's First Fire Bell - Purchased January 29, 1890 - First Located Corner of Main & Commercial - Retired 1928."...
    • Whitworth, John.
    • 1969 May 21
    • Little, R. H. B.

    • Robert H. B. (Bob) Little poses at his desk, probably in the late 1890s, at his home in Eldora, Boulder County, Colorado. Little was the town's first clerk and later served as mayor for several years just after the turn of the century. He was also...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Cripple Creek Heritage and Information Center, Cripple Creek, Colo.

    • View of the Cripple Creek Heritage Center located at 9283 South Highway 67, Cripple Creek, Colo. The 11,600-square-foot visitor's center is designed in a style reminiscent of the town's historic architecture but incorporates 21st century...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 2012.
    • Manhatton [sic]

    • Manhattan, in Larimer County, Colorado, was a gold camp on the Poudre River, peaking in the 1880's. From the hillside, the town's streets form a "Y;" frame and log buildings flank the thoroughfares. The mountain in the background is possibly Longs...
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    • 1885
    • Tiny Town, Morrison, Colo.

    • View of Tiny Town located at 6249 South Turkey Creek Road, near Morrison, Colo. Work on the miniature town, originally called Turnerville, began in 1915. The designer and builder was George Turner, owner of the Turner Moving and Storage Company....
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 2007
    • Nevadaville, Colo.

    • A large mine shafthouse stands in the foreground of this view of Nevadaville, Colorado, located north of Central City between Quartz and Gunnell hills in Gilpin County. The town's Episcopal and Methodist churches stand near each other at the far...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.;
    • [1899?]
    • Breckenridge, South Park Line

    • Looking southeast at Breckenridge, Colorado, the town's churches and the hose drying tower of Fireman's Hall are visible among the many buildings of the town. Mount Baldy and its foothills are in the background.
    • Williamson-Haffner.
    • [between 1890-1899?]
    • Bauer Mansion, Mancos, Colo.

    • View of the Bauer Mansion located at 100 Bauer Avenue, Mancos, Colo. Built in 1889 by the founder of Mancos, George Bauer, the two-and-one-half story Italianate residence is built of soft red brick and has smooth sandstone quoins and flattened-arch...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 2011.
    • Bauer Bank Building, Mancos, Colo.

    • View of the Bauer Bank building located on the southeast corner of Main Street and Grand Avenue, Mancos, Colo. The commercial building is Italianate in design and has a prominent corner entrance. Built by the town's founder George Bauer in 1905,...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 2011.
    • Opera House, Mancos, Colo.

    • View of the Mancos Opera House located at 136 West Grand Avenue, Mancos, Colo. Built in 1910, the three-story structure has a brick facade with sandstone trim. Entrance to the second floor opera house is on the side next to the two bricked-in...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • circa 1990s.
    • Central City, Colo. 1860

    • Several large buildings stand along Main Street in early day Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. Gold was first discovered in the region by John H. Gregory in 1859 and spurred the town's growth. Additional buildings stand along Eureka Street...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Rourke Opera House, La Junta, Colo.

    • View of the Rourke Opera House located at 11 East 3rd Street, La Junta, Colo. The brick and stucco theater with Art Deco style Fox movie marque was once the town's opera house. Designed by George W. Roe in 1913, despite remodeling, the theater...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 2009.
    • Central City, C. T.

    • View of Central City, Colorado in Gilpin County before the fire that destroyed most of the town. Piles of boards behind commercial buildings near patches of snow on the ground. Signs: "Clothing & Furnishing Goods O. K. Store Wholesale & Retail,"...
    • Wakely, George D.
    • 1864
    • Eldora, Colo. 1900

    • A large group of residents is gathered on Eldorado Avenue in Eldora, a small mining district in Boulder County, Colorado, for the town's Labor Day celebration. A band plays in the right midground of the crowd. Several businesses face the street,...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Old Town Museum, Burlington, Colo.

    • View of the Old Town Museum located on a 15-acre site near I-70 and 14th Street in Burlington, Colo. The site opened in 1988 during the town's centennial and includes several false-fronted buildings moved to the site from other locations.
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 2004
    • The Walsen and Levy store at Walsenburg

    • Men posing at the Walsen & Levy store, Walsenburg, Huerfano County, Colorado, are: Fred Walsen (left), Albert Singer (center), and Fred Unfug (right). The frame building with a stepped false-front was the town's first Masonic Hall.
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    • [between 1880 and 1890]
    • Florence probably 1890's

    • Four oil derricks dot the landscape in Florence (Fremont County), Colorado. The derricks are surrounded by dilapidated shed structures, and the town's business district is in the background. Train tracks from the Denver and Rio Grande Western...
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    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Central City, Colorado

    • and residence of Harley B. Morse, the Central City Daily Register building, Washington Hall, the residence of William M. Roworth, St. James Methodist Church, residences of Henry M. Teller (one of Colorado's first senators), and Willard Teller....
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.;
    • [between 1865 and 1870?]
    • Central City

    • View of Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. Shows wooden buildings, outhouses, and stone buildings, one of which is the town's school under construction. Signs on buildings read: "Concert Hall, Billiard Rooms" and "Overland Stage Line, Wells,...
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    • [between 1870 and 1880?]
    • Central City, Colo. 1890-1899 circ. (prints)

    • other neighborhoods are in the background. In the far right midground on High Street are St. Paul's Episcopal Church and the Central City public high school.; The top of the glass conservatory at the back of the Teller House in Central City,...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.;
    • [1899?]
    • Colo. Midland R.R. station at Ivanhoe

    • Two men and a tabby cat pose in front of the Colorado Midland train station in Ivanhoe (Pitkin County), Colorado. The town's name is on two signs on the building, along with "Western Union Telegraph & Cable Office," "Colo. Springs 56.8 Miles,"...
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Perigo, Colo.

    • A woman walks down a dirt road in Perigo, a small town in Gilpin County, Colorado, in this photo of a photo. The town's grocery store stands at left, and additional log cabins are in he right midground above the road. A small child walks farther...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.;
    • [between 1898 and 1899?]
    • Silver Plume, Colo. after the big fire Nov 1884

    • View west in Silver Plume, Colorado, after the fire on November 4, 1884; shows burned foundations that previously housed the town's central business district; men are surveying the damage along Main Street; a carriage in the near foreground has...
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    • 1884
    • Perigo, Colo.

    • A woman walks down a dirt road in Perigo, a small town in Gilpin County, Colorado, in this photo of a photo. The town's grocery store is in the left midground. Additional log cabins are in the right midground above the road. A small child walks...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.;
    • [between 1898 and 1899?]
    • Livermore Hotel & General Store, Livermore, Colo.

    • View of the Livermore Hotel and General Store located near the intersection of US-287 and Red Feather Lakes Road in Livermore, Colo. The ca.1890 wood frame structures were once the center of the town's commercial life. The vernacular style hotel...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 2001
    • Littleton town hall

    • View of the facade of the 1920, Littleton Town Hall, and the location of the city government and town's firefighting equipment, Littleton, Colorado. Architect J. B. Benedict includes Moorish Venetian features: three pointed archways, series of...
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    • [between 1920 and 1930]
    • Longs Peak from Longmont in early settlement

    • Image of a A. E. Mathews sketch of snow covered Longs Peak and early Longmont, Colorado, shows the town's widely scattered wood frame residences and businesses in the St. Vrain River valley.
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    • [between 1942 and 1960]
    • Morrison, Colorado

    • Morrison, Jefferson County, Colorado, consists of frame dwellings and commercial buildings. A line of beehives fronts a house in the foreground; a yard nearby has freightcars in it. A three-story stone building on a rise has a clipped, cross-gabled...
    • Hincke, Charles L.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • 400 and Collyer block in the East Side Historic District

    • Photograph of the 400 and Collyer block in the East Side Historic District, located in Longmont, Colorado. The district symbolizes the early period of growth as well as later development that took place on the east side of Longmont. The district...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • 1986 June 3
    • 400 and Collyer block in the East Side Historic District

    • Photograph of the 400 and Collyer block in the East Side Historic District, located in Longmont, Colorado. The district symbolizes the early period of growth as well as later development that took place on the east side of Longmont. The district...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • 1986 June 3
    • 300 and 5th Street block in the East Side Historic District

    • Photograph of the 300 and 5th Street block in the East Side Historic District, located in Longmont, Colorado. The district symbolizes the early period of growth as well as later development that took place on the east side of Longmont. The...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • 1986 June 3
    • Morrison, Colorado

    • Morrison, Jefferson County, Colorado, consists of commercial buildings and dwellings with fenced yards. A three-story stone building on a rise has a clipped, cross-gabled roof and an open porch. This structure was built by George Morrison (the...
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    • [between 1875 and 1880?]
    • East Side Historic District

    • Photograph of a row of houses in the East Side Historic District, located in Longmont, Colorado. The district symbolizes the early period of growth as well as later development that took place on the east side of Longmont. The district sits...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • 1986 June 3
    • Morrison, Colorado

    • Morrison, Jefferson County, Colorado, consists of commercial buildings and dwellings with fenced yards. A three-story stone building on a rise has a clipped, cross-gabled roof and an open porch. This structure was built by George Morrison (the...
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    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Arrow 50 anniversay

    • View of a group of young men erecting a sign marker at site of Arrow (Arrowhead), to celebrate the town's fiftieth anniversary in Grand County, Colorado. Arrow was founded in 1904.
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    • [1954]
    • Golden, Colorado

    • Left center of panorama view of Golden, Jefferson County, Colorado, looks southwest from South Table Mountain across the south edge of town's wood framed residences and outbuildings and on to foothills.
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    • [between 1905 and 1908]
    • Fire Department, Longmont, Colo.

    • "Longmont's first horse drawn fire wagon about 1908. The old Buckingham hook and ladder truck, the town's first fire protection, is shown at the right of view." The two-story brick fire department house shows on corner with large open vehicular...
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    • [1908?]
    • Old Missouri fire house, Georgetown, Colorado

    • View of the Old Missouri fire house, Georgetown, Colorado, the home for the town's first fire company, the Georgetown Fire Company No.1. Located on Taos Street, the building has a tall false front with a square bell tower and a bell on the roof,...
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    • [between 1960 and 1980?]
    • Fire Department, Longmont, Colo.

    • "A January 2, 1919, view inside the City of Longmont warehouse on Kimbark Street south of the old City Hall. Shown is the W. A. Buckingham Hook & Ladder Truck, the town's first fire protection. It was equipped with ladders and brigade buckets;...
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    • 1919 January 2
    • Old Missouri fire house, Georgetown, Colorado

    • View of the bell tower of the Old Missouri fire house, Georgetown, Colorado. The Old Missouri was the home for the town's first fire company, the Georgetown Fire Company No.1. Located on Taos Street, the building has a tall false front with a...
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    • [between 1960 and 1980?]
    • Gilfillan, John A.

    • 1897. The project was financed by Pennsylvania and New York capitalists. The large portal was near the base of Spencer Mountain and contained two sets of tracks to haul loaded ore cars from mining points to bins near the portal, where the ore could...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [1939?]
    • Public Library, Sterling, Colo.

    • View of the Sterling Carnegie Library located at 210 South 4th Street, Sterling, Logan County, Colo. Built in 1918, the simple, symmetrical tan brick building was the town's first library. It is one of many buildings constructed as part of the...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 2005
    • Maxwell Residence, Georgetown, Colorado

    • Exterior view of the Maxwell House, Georgetown, Colorado, at 409 Fourth (4th) Street. Construction began in 1870; house was acquired by B.F. Potter in 1891, who added the tower and decorative elements to the facade. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Maxwell...
    • Moss, Elmer.
    • 1951
    • The old Missouri Fire House, Georgetown, Colorado

    • A view of the Old Missouri Fire House in Georgetown, Colorado, at 10004 Taos Street, home of the town's first fire company, the Georgetown Fire Company No. 1, founded in March 1870. In 1880, the building was enlarged and a bell tower and bell were...
    • Draper, Ben.
    • 1939
    • Edgewater, Colorado, 50th anniversary

    • A pickup truck marked "Apex Neon and & Sign Co." serves as the float for the Fire Department in Edgewater, Jefferson County, Colorado, as part of the parade celebrating the town's fiftieth anniversary in 1951. Four charter members, firemen since...
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    • 1951

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