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    • Nevadaville, Colorado

    • A landscape oil painting of Nevadaville, Colorado by Mary Achey. Buildings are in the valley below a range of mountains. Trees dot the landscape and the sky is clear blue and plains can be seen behind the mountains. The frame is gilded and molded...
    • Nevadaville (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • 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
    • Steamers Denver and Colorado, U.P.R.R.

    • People disembark at Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska, and pose near the steamers "Denver" and "Colorado" on the Missouri River. Shows tall smokestacks on steamboats, and people behind ornate wooden railings on upper and lower story observation...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Missouri River--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Rivers--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Steamboats--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.;...
    • 1866 October
    • The excursion train going west

    • A man, Union Pacific vice president Thomas C. Durant, wears a cap and sits in tall grass beside the Union Pacific Railroad engine "Idaho" and passenger railroad cars, in Nebraska. Shows stacked wood for fuel behind the engine.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Business people--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Railroads--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Durant, Thomas Clark, 1820-1885.
    • 1866 October
    • Freund's Gun Store at Laramie, Wyo. Terr.

    • Men wear suits and hats and pose with guns in front of the "Freund & Bro" gun store in Laramie (Albany County), Wyoming. The hewn log building has a false front and painted signs that read: "Guns, Pistols, Ammunition & c.," "Rifles and Shot Guns...
    • Freund & Bro. (Laramie, Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Laramie (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Hunting--Wyoming--Laramie--1860-1870.; Men--Wyoming--Laramie--1860-1870.; Mercantile facilities--Wyoming--Laramie--1860-1870.; Rifles--Wyoming--Laramie--1860-1870.;...
    • 1868
    • Plowing on the prairies beyond the Mississippi

    • Farmers and three teams of oxen work in a field on the prairie. One man holds a whip above the teams, another man rides on horseback, and a third man walks behind the plow.
    • Farming--1860-1870.; Ox teams--1860-1870.; Plowing--1860-1870.
    • 1868 May 9
    • Main Street looking west from the corner of 3rd, in 1868.

    • Stone and brick buildings line dirt street in Canon City, Colorado. Two have arched windows, others have bracketed or stone cornices. Men and horses loiter; lumber and barrels are on boardwalk fronting a business with a sign reading: "Webb &...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Canon City--1860-1870.
    • 1869
    • Navajo Spring, Manitou, Colorado 1870

    • View of Navajo Spring, in Manitou Springs, Colorado. The basin in which the spring originates is on a large boulder on the south bank of Fountain Creek, and a man in a conductor's hat sits by it. Another man in straw hat sits to the left, and on...
    • Fountain Creek (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Springs--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • Indian widow at her husband's grave

    • A Native American woman mourns the death of her husband. She holds a human skull and appears to be symbolically feeding it while others are scattered on the ground around her. Behind her are several burial platforms.
    • Indians of North America--Spiritual life--1860-1870.; Manners & customs--1860-1870.; Scaffold burial--1860-1870.
    • 1870?
    • The Grand Canon of the Colorado

    • A man from the Corps of Engineers survey crew crouches behind a box camera, on a tripod, near the Colorado River and the confluence with Kanab Creek in the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona. Shows footprints in the sand and a...
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Cameras--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.;...
    • 1872
    • The mother

    • A Native American (Paiute) woman breast-feeds a child, another child stands behind her, Kaibab Plateau, northern Arizona. She wears a fringed, buckskin dress with a beaded border and a twined basket hat. A cradleboard leans against a wikiup, a...
    • Indians of North America--Arizona--1870-1880.; Southern Paiute Indians--Clothing & dress--Arizona--1870-1880.; Kaibab Plateau (Ariz.); Breast feeding--Arizona--1870-1880.; Children--Arizona--1870-1880.; Women--Arizona--1870-1880.
    • 1874
    • Sketches in Utah

    • Mormon men bow their heads, across the table from Brigham Young and the elders, during communion. Shows a Book of Mormon and a metal container on the table. The men wear suits with scarves or bow ties. Brigham Young stands at the pulpit inside the...
    • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--People--1870-1880.; Mormons--Utah--Salt Lake City--1870-1880.; Salt Lake City (Utah)--1870-1880.; Communion--Utah--Salt Lake City--1870-1880.; Families--Utah--Salt Lake City--1870-1880.; Mothers &...
    • 1874 September 26
    • Mack's lumber yard N W corner Main & Sixth St.

    • The office of this lumberyard in Canon City, Colorado, is a frame saltbox structure with a false front. Curving lines of letters on it read: "Easte(?), Chic(?), Wholesale, mouldings, lath, shingles, hardwood, picket fence, glass, cement, plaster,...
    • Lumberyards--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.; Canon City (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • 1875
    • Del Norte residences

    • Wood-frame houses are built along an unpaved street in the town of Del Norte, Colorado in Rio Grande County. Architectural elements of the buildings include one and two-stories, gables, a bay window, and chimneys. A wood-picket fence surrounds the...
    • Del Norte (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Houses--Colorado--Del Norte--1870-1880.
    • 1876
    • Sierra Blanco from Garland City, 1877

    • Garland City, Colorado, was a construction camp while the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad was being built over La Veta Pass between 1877 and 1878. The entire town moved to the new townsite of Alamosa in May 1878. The town includes a main street with...
    • Garland City (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • 1877
    • The west end of River Street

    • Men in topcoats, ties, hats, and a gold chain are with their saddled horses in Canon City, Colorado. A lariat hangs from each saddlehorn. One man's stirrups have covers. A ditch, rail fences, trees and low hills are behind them.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • 1878
    • Prospectors ready for a trip : taken on north 5th Street near the intersection of 5th and Macon

    • Loaded burros are on the dirt street in Canon City, Colorado. Men standing with them wear hats, dark clothes with suspenders, and carry rifles. Gable roofed, frame houses are behind them, with chimneys, fences, and young trees. The hogback is in...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Donkeys--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.; Prospecting--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.; Roads--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.
    • 1878
    • Ute Indian Agency, 25 miles below Ouray on the Uncompahgre River. Four Chiefs. Captain Billy on...

    • Portrait of four Native American Ute chiefs, an agent, and an interpreter at the Ute Indian Agency, twenty five miles below Ouray on the Uncompahgre River, probably San Juan County, Colorado. The people are identified as Tabuchakat, Pahant, J. B....
    • Indians of North America--Colorado--San Juan County--1870-1880.; Ute Indians--Colorado--San Juan County--1870-1880.; Captain Billy.; Pah-ant, Ute Indian.; Tab-u-cha-kat, Ute Indian.; Thompson, J. B., Major.
    • 1878?
    • Parade of Odd Fellows & Freeman at Leadville July 4 1879

    • Fourth of July Parade of 1879, down Harrison Avenue in Leadville, Colorado;, spectators line the street of the business district in front of Horace Tabor's house and the picket fence of the three-story Claredon Hotel. A man is mounted on a horse...
    • Fourth of July--1870-1880.; Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; Streets--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.
    • 1879
    • Cowboys preparing for a roundup : taken on the corner of 5th and Main Street

    • Horses crowd the dirt street in Canon City, Colorado; some have men riding them. Frame and brick commercial buildings behind them have gabled metal roofs, false fronts, arched windows, and signs. Signs read: "Lathop [?]," "A.W. Dennis...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Cowboys--Colorado--Canon City--1860-1870.; Horses--Colorado--Canon City--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Canon City--1860-1870.
    • 1879
    • Businesses in Central City

    • The Sauer McShane Mercantile Company on Eureka Street is crowded with merchandise, including boxes of soap, baking powder, fruits, nuts, and chandeliers. The shopkeeper, in a vest, is behind the counter. Men lean against the sales counters looking...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Interiors--1870-1880.; Stores & shops--Colorado--Central City--1870-1880.
    • 1879
    • Prospecting on the Ute Reservation, an ominous meeting

    • A North American Indian (Ute) man confronts a prospector on a mountain slope in Utah or Colorado. The Ute man wears a necklace with a star pendant and holds a rifle. Men with rifles stand behind him. The prospector holds a pick axe, and looks over...
    • Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Ute Indians--1870-1880.; Miners--1870-1880.; Mining--1870-1880.; Pack animals--1870-1880.; Thornburgh, Thomas Tipton, 1843-1879.
    • 1879 October 25
    • The first school house erected in Canon City, 1874

    • Students and teachers pose on the wooden steps of their brick school in Canon City, Colorado. They wear hats, kneepants, pleats and flounces. The building behind them has stone sills and an ornamental arch; glass in the transom is broken.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; School children--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.; Schools--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • State Penitentiary convicts excavating for the Water Works

    • Convicts of the State Penitentiary in Canon City Colorado, wear striped prison uniforms and pose with shovels. They stand behind a rock wall among wheelbarrows and boards. Men in suits oversee; a shed, trees, and hills are in the background.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Prison laborers--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1880
    • Cowboys ready for the roundup, about 1880 : taken at the corner of 5th and Main

    • Twenty-four men on horses pose in a line behind the curb in Canon City, Colorado. The brick Methodist Church is in the background, with its angled keystones and ornamental dormers. A sign on a stone commercial building reads: "Groceries."
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cowboys--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.; Horseback riding--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • Irwin, Colorado Forest King Mine in foreground, Ruby Peaks in distance.

    • A view in Irwin, Colorado, shows four men sitting and standing on top of the two roofs of the Forest King Mine; behind them are the gable- roofed wood buildings of the town, including one under construction. Tall evergreens grow in the town; Ruby...
    • Irwin (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Irwin--1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • Laying cornerstone of military academy

    • Spectators gather around a stone foundation and a beam and pulley arrangement in Canon City, Colorado. A stone block hangs under the tripod, and table and chairs are set up on boards comprising the first floor. Men gathered behind it wear silk top...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Building dedications--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.; Cornerstone laying--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • Old military academy

    • At the old Military School in Canon City, Colorado, uniformed cadets are at parade rest with rifle butts to the ground. Two have flags, one of the United States. A three story brick building behind them has a mansard roof, bracketed cornice, stone...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cadets--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.; Military education--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.
    • 1880 or 1881
    • Louis Wyman pack outfit

    • View of the Louis Wyman pack outfit, in Silverton, Colorado; shows men on horses, standing women and children, and men in surreys lined up in front of a two story, gable-roofed log cabin. Over its door, a sign reads: Store - Post Office. Wyman sits...
    • Silverton (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Log cabins--Colorado--Silverton--1880-1890.; Packtrains--Colorado--Silverton--1880-1890.; Wyman, Louis.
    • 1880?
    • Hamill House, Georgetown, Colorado

    • View of the Hamill House, Georgetown, Colorado, looking northwest; shows the porch covering the central entrance and the central gable with its pointed-arch window on the front, the bay window, solarium, oriel window, and entrance on the side. The...
    • Hamill, William A. (William Arthur), 1836-1904--Homes & haunts--Colorado--Georgetown--1960-1980.; Georgetown (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Houses--Colorado--Georgetown--1960-1980.
    • 1881
    • Breckenridge

    • View of Breckenridge, Colorado, looking southeast, includes tents, frame and log dwellings and commercial buildings dotting the flats next to the Blue River which winds up to and through town. The foothills of Boreas Mountain are in the left, and...
    • Breckenridge (Colo.)--1880-1890.
    • 1881
    • Durango, Colo.

    • Teams of oxen are lined up behind one another in the middle of the unpaved street in Durango, Colorado, in La Plata County as they pull a building down a street. Spectators stand on the sidewalk and watch the spectacle. In the background, a...
    • Durango (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Ox teams--Colorado--Durango--1880-1890.
    • 1881
    • L. Wyman & Moffit Freighting Outfit, Silverton, Colo.

    • Scene in Silverton, Colorado, on Greene Street, looking south. Numerous horse-drawn wagons approach; men in sack suits, ties, vests and derby hats sit and stand on the wagons and on the dirt street. Frame, gable-roof buildings with clapboard false...
    • Silverton (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Silverton--1880-1890.; Streets--Colorado--Silverton--1880-1890.
    • 1881
    • Drug store

    • Exterior view of the J. W. Fleming drugstore in Silverton Colorado, on the west side of Greene St. between 13th and 14th. This single story frame building has a false front topped by a bracketed cornice with dentils. Above the door, a sign reads...
    • Silverton (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Drugstores--Colorado--Silverton--1880-1890.
    • 1881?
    • Anderson & Sharp's Paint Shop

    • This paint store in Canon City, Colorado, has a variety of brushes, paint cans, and wallpaper displayed in the window and entry. Men pose on the boardwalk; two are in suits with gold chains, the rest are in white painter's clothes. One stands on a...
    • Paint shops--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.; Canon City (Colo.)--1880-1890.
    • 1882
    • Issuing rations

    • A Native American (Sioux) man holding a pipe squats in front of a tepee camp, probably the Dakota Territory. Shows U.S. officers and their families with Sioux sitting and standing behind them waiting for the distribution of rations.
    • Dakota Indians--Dakota Territory--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Dakota Territory--1880-1890.; Dakota Territory--1880-1890.; Food relief--Dakota Territory--1880-1890.; Indian encampments--Dakota Territory--1880-1890.; Military...
    • 1882?
    • Parade of Grand Valley Guards, Grand Junction, Colo.

    • View of Grand Valley Guards on parade, Grand Junction, Colorado, shows a group of African-American soldiers marching in uniform and formation, all holding United States flags, one carrying a vertical "U.S. Army" banner, and one on horseback. Men,...
    • Grand Junction (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Grand Junction--1880-1890.; Soldiers--Colorado--Grand Junction--1880-1890.
    • 1883
    • Caribou Hill

    • Two men tend a hoist bucket as a third looks on, Caribou Hill, Boulder County, Colorado. Other mines and piles of tailings are on the hill behind them.
    • Tailings embankments--Colorado--Boulder County--1880-1890.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Caribou Hill (Boulder County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Boulder County--1880-1890.; Miners--Colorado--Boulder...
    • 1883
    • Annie Oakley, 1883, Alma Colo. Park Co. Colo.

    • Annie Oakley poses with another woman, two young ladies, and a man by their mules in Alma, (10,353 feet) in Park County, Colorado. The man holds a rifle; Annie has a bullet belt (ammunition belt) around her waist, and the others carry strapped...
    • Alma (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Mules--Colorado--Alma--1880-1890.; Oakley, Annie, 1860-1926.; Bross, Mount (Colo.)
    • 1883
    • Pattie H. Field

    • Studio portrait of Pattie Hockaday Field, a senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. Field's bangs are curled and her hair is pulled back and pinned in a braided twist. She stands behind a chair and poses in front of a classical building...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Field, Pattie H. (Pattie Hockaday); Denver High School--People--1880-1890.; Denver Public Schools--People--1880-1890.
    • 1883
    • Catskill, N.M.

    • Well dressed men, women, and children pose in the town of Catskill (Colfax County), New Mexico. Women and children hold brass instruments and drums. Wooden cabins, houses, and a building are behind the people. A sign reads: "Fuller House, boarding."
    • Catskill (N.M.)--1880-1890.; Bands--New Mexico--Catskill--1880-1890.; Cabins--New Mexico--Catskill--1880-1890.; Musical instruments--New Mexico--Catskill--1880-1890.; Women--New Mexico--Catskill--1880-1890.; Wooden buildings--New...
    • 1884
    • A group of Sac and Fox chiefs

    • Group portrait of Sauk (Sac) and Fox Native American men and women, and white men. They are identified as: "Front - Col Townsend, Chief Moses Keokuk, Wm. Hurr, the interpreter, and others behind, near Hays, 1884." The group in the front row is...
    • Fox Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--1880-1890.; Sauk Indians--1880-1890.; Hurr, William.; Keokuk, Moses.; Townsend, Colonel.
    • 1884
    • Mercury Printing Shop next to the corner of 5th and Main Streets on the north side

    • Men and a woman pose on the boardwalk in Canon City, Colorado. Storefronts behind them have a gabled false front, corbeled cornice, and arching windows. The woman wears a checked dress with a fur hat. A man wearing striped prison pants and...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Boardwalks--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.; Facades--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.
    • 1884

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