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    • The city of San Francisco, California, from Second Street, above Folsom

    • Men ride horseback and men, women and children promenade near a park above San Francisco, California. Shows houses and commercial buildings. Ships in San Francisco Bay are in the distance.
    • San Francisco (Calif.)--1850-1860.; Cities & towns--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; City & town life--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; Horseback riding--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; Parks--California--San...
    • 1857 July 11
    • Map of Golden City: laid out in the spring of 1859

    • Golden's town company, known as the Golden City Association, was formed when the town was founded on June 16, 1859. At that time, the town of Golden City was part of Kansas Territory. The Territory of Colorado was created to govern the western...
    • Golden City (Kansas Territory)--Maps.; Kansas Territory--Maps.; Golden (Colo.)--Maps--19th century.; Golden (Colo.)--History--19th century.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--Maps--19th century.
    • 1859
    • 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
    • Central City, Colo.

    • Panoramic view of the young town of Central City, Colorado in Gilpin County. Structures: log cabins and wood-frame residences and commercial storefronts.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1862
    • Fall River near Idaho Springs

    • View of Fall River (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Wooden buildings, log cabins, a tent, and a covered wagon are near Fall River and Clear Creek.
    • Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Fall River (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Fall River (Colo. : Town)--1860-1880.; Streams--Colorado--Fall River--1870-1880.; Wooden buildings--Colorado--Fall River--1870-1880.
    • 1863
    • Empire City, C.T.

    • View of Empire (Clear Creek County), Colorado; shows log and wood houses, businesses, felled timber, tailings, and mine railroad tracks.
    • Empire (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Empire--1860-1870.; Log buildings--Colorado--Empire--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Empire--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Black Hawk, C.T.

    • View northwest of Black Hawk (Gilpin County), Colorado; shows Gregory Street businesses and frame or log houses. Lettering reads: "Printing Office" and "Wholesale and Retail Meat Market." The Presbyterian Church and mines working the Gregory lode...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Business districts--Colorado--Blackhawk--1960-1970.
    • 1864
    • 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,"...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Empire City

    • The town of Empire (City), Colorado in the Empire valley has a business district with false front buildings, log cabin residences, and a small resevoir which is supplied by the west fork of Clear Creek.
    • Empire (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Empire City

    • The town of Empire (City), Colorado is in the Empire valley and has a business district with false front buildings, log cabin residences, and a small reservoir that is supplied by the west fork of Clear Creek.
    • Empire (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • East end

    • View of a town or mining settlement in a mountain valley. Shows frame and stone buildings, a timber polygonal frame building with a pointed roof, scaffolding beside buildings, dirt roads, ore or rock piles, and probably ore car tracks.
    • Cities & towns--1860-1870.; Mining--1860-1870.; Valleys--1860-1870.
    • 1866
    • West end South Adams village

    • View of frame buildings with gabled roofs in a town near hills and trees. Probably an ore pile and ore car tracks are near a river. One or two story buildings are near probably a barn and timber piles. Cultivated crops are near deciduous trees. A...
    • Cities & towns--1860-1870.; Croplands--1860-1870.; Mine railroad cars--1860-1870.; Mining--1860-1870.; Rivers--1860-1870.
    • 1866
    • Julesburg Stage Station

    • Photo of a drawing of the Julesburg Number 2 stage stop in Julesburg, Colorado in Sedgwick County. Pedestrians are on the dirt road in the foreground. Tents are pitched next to wood-frame buildings. A stagecoach is in front of the building.
    • Julesburg (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Flume near Idaho Springs

    • View of a wooden flume at probably a placer mine on Chicago Creek near Idaho Springs in Clear Creek County, Colorado. Shows a timber foot bridge over the creek, log cabins and tailings piles.
    • Chicago Creek (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Flumes--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1860-1870.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1860-1870.; Streams--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Georgetown

    • View of the south end of Georgetown, Colorado, showing the grid pattern of the town, with many simple wood construction buildings and tall pine trees. Leavenworth Mountain is in the background. Clear Creek runs through the area, and a tall chimney...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Brown Company's Works at Georgetown, Colo.

    • Smoke rises from a smokestack at what is identified as "Brown Company's" reduction works in Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Men stand beside wooden mine or processing buildings. Shows a tower on scaffolding and vented, gable roofs.
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.; Ore industry--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Stewart's reduction works at Georgetown, Colo.

    • View of wooden mine processing buildings, identified as "Stewart's reduction works," beside Clear Creek in Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Shows a horse-drawn wagon beside the reduction works, and brick chimneys on the buildings. Snow is...
    • Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Georgetown (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.; Ore industry--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • "Barton House" at Georgetown, Colo.

    • Men and women pose in front or on the second-story balcony of the Barton House hotel in Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Men sit on a horse-drawn stagecoach. The frame hotel has a hipped roof with dormer windows, brackets and overhanging...
    • Barton House (Georgetown, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Georgetown (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Hotels--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.; People--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Georgetown Silver Works at Georgetown, Colo.

    • Men pose in front of frame silver processing buildings identified as the "Georgetown Silver Works" in Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Shows a smokestack, icicles on a wooden flume and frame buildings with vented, gable roofs.
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.; Ore industry--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.; Smokestacks--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Douglas Mt. near Georgetown, Colo., Stagecoach

    • Men in hats and overcoats pose beside a horse-drawn stagecoach in front of Douglas Mountain in Jefferson County near Georgetown, Colorado. Shows snow on the ground and men in the driver's seat wrapped in blankets.
    • Douglas Mountain (Jefferson County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Men--Colorado--Jefferson County--1860-1870.; Stagecoaches--Colorado--Jefferson County--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Georgetown Colorado in 1867

    • View of frame houses, log cabins and commercial buildings in Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Shows snow on the streets and in the valley. Commercial buildings read: "Billiards," and "Livery Feed & Sale Stable." Shows the painted, frame...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Benton, Wyoming Territory

    • View of log and frame buildings and canvas tents in Benton (Carbon County), Wyoming. Shows a Union Pacific Railroad building or depot, freight cars, and businesses with signs that read: "U.P.R.R.[?]" and "N.C. Worth." Shows covered wagons parked on...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Buildings--1860-1870.; Benton (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Wyoming--Benton--1860-1870.; Railroad facilities--Wyoming--Benton--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Georgetown - Colo

    • View of the south end of Georgetown, Colorado, showing the grid pattern of the town, with many simple wood construction buildings and tall pine trees. Leavenworth Mountain is in the background. Clear Creek runs through the area, and a tall chimney...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Promontory, Utah

    • View of Union Pacific Railroad and Central Pacific Railroad tracks, a switch and railroad signal at Promontory (Box Elder County), Utah. A man stands beside the tracks. Shows a railroad car on a Shoo-Fly (temporary track), telegraph poles, a United...
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Promontory (Utah)--1860-1870.; Flags--American--1860-1870.; Railroad cars--Utah--Promontory--1860-1870.; Railroad signals--Utah--Promontory--1860-1870.;...
    • 1869
    • Signs of the Mormon Cooperative Institution, Salt Lake County, 1869

    • View of three two story frame storefronts, Salt Lake City, Utah. Signs read: "[F]ancy Goods," "Farmers Exchange Godliness to the Lord Zion's Co-operative Mercantile Institution," "David Day," "Town Clock Store."
    • Cooperative societies--Utah--Salt Lake City--1860-1870.; Salt Lake City (Utah)--1860-1870.; Clock & watch making--Utah--Salt Lake City--1860-1870.; Cooperatives--Utah--Salt Lake City--1860-1870.
    • 1869
    • Canon City, Colorado

    • Looking east at Canon City, Colorado, the Territorial Prison is in the foreground. The two-story stone building has a mansard roof and dormers, and was completed in 1870. The City Ditch is next to it; the Arkansas River and the town of Canon City...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.
    • 1869?
    • Greeley, early days

    • View of the new, sparsly populated, community of Greeley, Colorado,in Weld County. Irrigation ditch leads to town.
    • Greeley (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • Greeley, early days

    • A squatter's hovel is situated at the edge of the new, sparsely populated town of Greeley, Colorado in Weld County. Structures in the town include one and two-story commercial and residential buildings.
    • Greeley (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • Boulder N. W. from Court House

    • Panoramic view of the town of Boulder, Colorado in Boulder County. Landmarks include the Congregational Church.
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Congregational churches--Colorado--Boulder--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • Boulder, Colorado

    • Panoramic view of the town of Boulder, Colorado in Boulder County.
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • Bird's eye view Greeley

    • View overlooking the town of Greeley, Colorado, in Weld County. Area sparsely populated with one and two-story wood frame houses. Dirt roads bisect town.
    • Greeley (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • City Park Lake Greeley, Colo.

    • View of the sparsely populated town of Greeley, Colorado in Weld County. Man stands next to lake in town park. Buildings, one and two-story commercial and residential structures.
    • Greeley (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • M. B. Gill, Ft. Morgan, Colo.

    • Six men and three young girls stand in front of a sod house in Ft. Morgan, Colorado. One of the men next to the girls appears to be wearing a skirt.
    • Gill, Mark B.--Family--1870-1880.; Gill, Mark B.--Homes & haunts--1870-1880.; Fort Morgan (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Houses--Colorado--Fort Morgan--1870-1880.
    • 1871
    • Castle Rock, Golden

    • View southeast over Golden, Jefferson County, Colorado, shows the town of wood frame and brick buildings below Castle Rock and South Table Mountain.
    • Golden (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • 1872
    • Del Norte residences

    • A man, two women, and four children stand outside of the French family home in the town of Del Norte, Colorado in Rio Grande County. Features of the L-shaped house include board-and-baten siding, a front gable, shingles, and two chimneys. A small...
    • French, J. Cary--Homes & haunts--1870-1880.; Del Norte (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Houses--Colorado--Del Norte--1870-1880.
    • 1873
    • Old Las Animas, Colo.

    • View of the main street in the town of Las Animas (Bent County), Colorado. Shows wood frame buildings including the "People's Hotel" and the "Merchant's Hotel." Horses and covered wagons are on the dirt road. A sign on one of the shops reads...
    • Las Animas (Colo.)--1870-1880.; City & town life--Colorado--Las Animas--1870-1880.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Las Animas--1870-1880.; Covered wagons--Colorado--Las Animas--1870-1880.
    • 1874
    • Central City after fire 1874

    • View of Central City, Colorado, after the fire of 1874. A burned out brick building is surrounded by debris in the foreground. Burned out buildings litter the background. Smoke rises from one of the buildings in the center of the photograph. A...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Fires--Colorado--Central City--1870-1880.
    • 1874
    • Georgetown, taken from Giffith Mt.

    • Stereograph view of Georgetown, Colorado, looking southwest; shows a large boulder on Griffith Mountain in deep shadow, the Methodist Church, fenced town blocks, the smokestack on Chimney Rock, valley leading to Silver Plume, Leavenworth and...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • 1874
    • Georgetown, Alpine Street

    • View west down Alpine Street (later 6th Street) Georgetown, Colorado. Dirt street lined with wood frame false front businesses and a few brick buildings. Horse-drawn wagons fill street in distance. Republican Mountain slope in background.
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • 1875
    • Adobe old flour mill, old Albuquerque, New Mexico

    • View of a steam-powered flour mill, near probably Old Town, in Albuquerque (Bernalillo County), New Mexico. The adobe and wood building has a smokestack, a wooden hopper on an outside wall, doors, and a balcony. A sign on the building reads:...
    • Albuquerque (N.M.)--1870-1880.; Adobe buildings--New Mexico--Albuquerque--1870-1880.; Flour & meal industry--New Mexico--Albuquerque--1870-1880.; Mills--New Mexico--Albuquerque--1870-1880.
    • 1875?
    • Crippl [sic] Creek in 1876

    • View of Welty log cabin and springhouse on Broken Box Ranch, future site of Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado; the house has a stone chimney, and smaller buildings are to the sides.
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Log cabins--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1870-1880.
    • 1876
    • Plaza, La Veta, Colo. Beatty Mt. in background

    • People and a horse-drawn carriage are in front of the one-story adobe brick Francisco Plaza fort buildings in La Veta (Spanish Peaks, Huerfano County), Colorado (later the Francisco Fort Museum), this served as the commercial center of the town and...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company--1870-1880.; La Veta (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--La Veta--1870-1880.; Forts & fortifications--Colorado--La Veta--1870-1880.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--La Veta--1870-1880.;...
    • 1876

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