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    • Black Hawk, Colo.

    • Blackhawk lies at the mouth of Chase Gulch near Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. A railroad track forks in the foreground with one portion leading to the Polar Star Mill at right. The Empire Mill stands in the midground, and the Boiler Room...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • The laying of the cornerstone of the First Presbyterian church

    • Spectators in Canon City, Colorado, watch a beam and pulley at the cornerstone laying ceremony for the First Presbyterian Church. Backs of women in the foreground show details of bodices, ribboned hats, fur coats, lace collars, and hairstyles...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Cornerstones--Colorado--Canon City--1900-1910.; Women--Colorado--Canon City--1900-1910.
    • 1900
    • Mixed trains, Clear Creek Canon

    • A view of a Colorado Central Railroad train (narrow gauge) on the west approach to Huntsman's Bridge in Clear Creek Canyon, Jefferson County, Colorado. A locomotive, open freight cars, and a passenger car are near Clear Creek.
    • Colorado Central Railroad Company--1870-1890.; Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1870-1890.; Clear Creek Canyon (Colo.)--1870-1890.; Jefferson County--1870-1890.; Canyons--Colorado--Jefferson County--1870-1890.;...
    • [between 1871 and 1890?]
    • Caribou, Colo.

    • View of Caribou (9800 feet), a mining town in Boulder County, Colorado, includes log, board and batten, wood frame false fronts, gabled and lean-to structures. Many have external timber braces propped against them for protection against the wind...
    • Caribou (Colo.)--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890]
    • Approaching Spearfish Canon, B. & M. R.R.

    • Panoramic view of a rocky hillside above tracks of probably the Burlington & Missouri River Railroad Company in Spearfish Canyon (Lawrence County), South Dakota. People stand on tracks in front of an engine. Tree stumps and a mine shaft are on a...
    • Burlington and Missouri River Railroad Company--1890-1900.; Lawrence County (S.D.)--1890-1900.; Spearfish Canyon (S.D.)--1890-1900.; Canyons--South Dakota--Lawrence County--1890-1900.; Mining--South Dakota--Lawrence County--1890-1900.; Railroad...
    • [between 1898 and 1900?]
    • Ophir Loop, Colo.

    • The small town of Ophir and the Ophir Loop of the Rio Grande Southern Railroad shown from a distance. A line of burros is being loaded onto a train in the background.
    • Ophir (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Donkeys--Colorado--1880-1900.; Packtrains--Colorado--1880-1900.; Railroads--Colorado--1880-1900.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • [between 1887 and 1900?]
    • Mt. Shasta from Sissons [sic]

    • Panoramic view of fir trees on Rainbow Ridge, a valley, and the snow-covered summit of Mount Shasta, Siskiyou County, California. Buildings, houses, fences, and meadows in Mount Shasta (Sisson) are in the valley.
    • Mount Shasta (Calif.)--1880-1910.; Rainbow Ridge (Siskiyou County, Calif.)--1880-1910.; Shasta, Mount (Calif. : Mountain)--1880-1910.; Siskiyou County (Calif.)--1880-1910.; Cities & towns--California--Mount Shasta--1880-1910.;...
    • [between 1887 and 1902?]
    • Scene after the battle

    • View southwest from center of council circle after the fight at Wounded Knee Creek, Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota, shows men holding moccasins and other souvenirs among the frozen bodies of Native American Lakota Sioux on the snow covered...
    • Dakota Indians--War--South Dakota--Wounded Knee--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--War--South Dakota--Wounded Knee--1890-1900.; Teton Indians--War--South Dakota--Wounded Knee--1890-1900.; Wounded Knee Massacre, S.D., 1890.; Wounded Knee...
    • [January 1891]
    • "Rooster Rock," Columbia River

    • View of Rooster Rock, a basalt pillar, and dense trees beside the Columbia River in Multnomah County, Oregon. People in a canoe are near the shore of the river.
    • Columbia River--1880-1910.; Multnomah County (Or.)--1880-1910.; Rooster Rock (Multnomah County, Or. : Pillar)--1880-1910.; Beaches--Oregon--Multnomah County--1880-1910.; Canoes--Oregon--Multnomah County--1880-1910.; Rivers--Oregon--Multnomah...
    • [between 1885 and 1902?]
    • Alma, Park County, Colorado and its smelting works from the Dolly Varden Mine

    • A copy of a lithograph in a circle shape shows the view from the Dolly Varden Mine down on Alma, (10,353 feet) Park County, Colorado, shows wood frame buildings, smelters, patches of evergreens, cleared areas and a creek.
    • Alma (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Alma--1870-1880.
    • [between 1960-1980?]
    • Early placer mining

    • Placer miners work near a sluice in Russell Gulch, Gilpin County, Colorado. Their tools include wheelbarrows, shovels, picks, and pitchforks. Monitors spray water, mine buildings are on the surrounding hills. David Henderson is in the foreground,...
    • Russell Gulch (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Gold mining--Colorado--Russell Gulch--1860-1870.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Russell Gulch--1860-1870.; Miners--Colorado--Russell Gulch--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Russell Gulch--1860-1870.;...
    • [between 1860 and 1870]
    • Boulder, Col.

    • Panoramic view of frame houses and buildings in Boulder (Boulder County), Colorado. Grass is on a hill near backyards on probably Hill Street (Mapleton Avenue). Downtown buildings include the domed Boulder County Courthouse and the Masonic Temple...
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Flatirons, The (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Boulder--1900-1910.
    • 1900
    • Large group Sioux Indian chiefs horse back in costume

    • Native American Sioux chiefs pose on horseback, possibly South Dakota. They wear cotton shirts, head feathers; one with headdress; and carry rifles and flags with stars and strips.
    • Dakota Indians--Clothing & dress--South Dakota--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--South Dakota--1890-1900.; Wounded Knee Massacre, S.D., 1890.; Horseback riding--South Dakota--1890-1900.; Tribal chiefs--South Dakota--1890-1900.
    • 1891 or 1896?
    • Ames Hotel, early 1880's

    • Exterior view of the Ames Hotel and other businesses in the camp of Ames, below the Gold King mine, San Miguel County, Colorado, shows a scene busy with people in front of the wood frame false fronts and in a horse-drawn wagon. A man in front of...
    • Ames (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Ames--1930-1940.; Hotels--Colorado--Ames--1930-1940.
    • [between 1860 and 1980?]
    • Arizona, the Grand Canon, looking up from Bissell's Point

    • Panoramic view of eroded sandstone mesas and steep canyon walls near what is identified as Bissell's Point at Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. Shows sedimentary rock layers, trees, shrubs and the Colorado River in the canyon.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1890-1900.; Grand Canyon National Park (Ariz.)--1890-1900.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon National Park--1890-1900.; Cliffs--Arizona--Grand Canyon National Park--1890-1900.; Mesas--Arizona--Grand Canyon National...
    • 1899
    • The hostile Indian camp at the mission near Pine Ridge Agcy S.D.

    • View from the Holy Rosary Catholic mission, over a distant Native American Sioux tepee camp on the Pine Ridge Agency, South Dakota.
    • United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Pine Ridge Agency--1890-1900.; Dakota Indians--South Dakota--Pine Ridge--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--South Dakota--Pine Ridge--1890-1900.; Wounded Knee Massacre, S.D., 1890.; Pine Ridge Indian...
    • [1890 or 1891]
    • Mountain of the Holy Cross

    • View of Mount of the Holy Cross in the Sawatch Range, Eagle County, Colorado. Shows snow on a mountain peak, rocky ridges and talus.
    • Eagle County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Holy Cross, Mount of the (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mountains--Colorado--Eagle County--1890-1900.
    • 1892?
    • Great snow slide and snow tunnel on road between Ouray and Silverton, Colo

    • Men and horse-drawn wagons pose by a snow tunnel on the Otto Mears toll road on Red Mountain Pass near Ironton Park (Ouray County), Colorado. Timber debris is mixed with snow in the snowslide.
    • Ouray County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Red Mountain Pass (Ouray County and San Juan County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Avalanches--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1890.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1890.; Dirt roads--Colorado--Ouray...
    • 1888 July 6
    • Sluice mining

    • View of men placer mining probably somewhere in Colorado; men working with sluice box & shovels in streambed; copy glass plate attributed to L.C.McClure.
    • Sluices--Colorado--1890-1910.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Looking west from tunnel six, Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek District Railway

    • View west from tunnel (probably) eight of two elevations of Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek District Railway standard gauge track winding through foothills of Rocky Mountains above Colorado Springs, Colorado; also called Cripple Creek Short Line;...
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1900-1920.; Tunnels--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1900-1920.; Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek District Railway.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Ouray, Colo.

    • Aerial view of Ouray, Colorado, with Rocky Mountains, amphitheater, and waterfall in background; shows wood-frame buildings and residences and dirt streets.
    • Ouray (Colo.)--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Jewel Mines & Reduction Co., Pandora Mine

    • View of Pitkin (Gunnison County), Colorado; shows frame houses, the Jewell Mines and Reduction Company mill, a water tank, rail fencing, businesses with false fronts, and ore cart tracks.
    • Jewel Mines & Reduction Co. (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Pitkin (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Business districts--Colorado--Pitkin--1900-1920.; Houses--Colorado--Pitkin--1900-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Pitkin--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Locomotive (AT&SF)

    • Copy of an H. S. Poley photograph shows an Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Locomotive as it speeds along with two freight cars and one passenger car south of Denver, Colorado.
    • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company--1880-1890.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--1880-1890.; Railroads--Colorado--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • High Bridge over the Loop, above Georgetown, Colo., C. & S. Ry

    • Complete view of Colorado & Southern Railway's High Bridge with narrow gauge track underneath bridge in Clear Creek Canyon above Georgetown, Colorado; part of Georgetown Loop; retouched double header passenger train crossing bridge; Clear Creek...
    • Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Georgetown (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1890- 1910.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1890-1910.; Railroad passenger cars--Colorado--Clear Creek...
    • [between 1899 and 1910]
    • Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek District Railway

    • View of Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek District Railway passenger train and "High Drive" with horseback riders, near Colorado Springs, Colorado; also called Short Line; split log fence bordering dirt road, foreground; copy by McClure of an...
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Horseback riding--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1900-1920.; Railroads--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1900-1920.; Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek District Railway.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek District Railway

    • View of two elevations of Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek District Railway standard gauge track with passenger train just crossed over wooden trestle, possibly near Silver Cascade Falls, Colorado in North Cheyenne Canyon; "High Drive" (dirt road)...
    • North Cheyenne Canyon (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Silver Cascade Falls (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Railroads--Colorado--North Cheyenne Canyon--1900-1920.; Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek District Railway.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Moffat Tunnel, East Portal

    • Close up of East Portal Moffat Tunnel, Denver & Salt Lake Railroad Tunnel through Continental Divide, Gilpin County, Colorado; shows tunnel entrance and ventilating plant, railroad tracks, power lines, "No Trespassing" sign above white rocks placed...
    • Denver and Salt Lake Railway Company--1920-1930.; Railroad tunnels--Colorado--Gilpin County--1920-1930.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Moffat Tunnel (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Gilpin County--1920-1930.
    • [between 1927 and 1928]
    • Cripple Creek Dist.

    • View of three elevations of probably Cripple Creek & Colorado Springs Railroad narrow gauge track servicing several mines in Cripple Creek District (Teller County), Colorado; retouched passenger train, center background; mines, tailings,...
    • Teller County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Teller County--1910-1920.; Railroads--Colorado--Teller County--1910-1920.; Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek District Railway.
    • [between 1915 or 1917]
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 2 Number 42, 1910 October 15

    • 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.
    • 19101015
    • James Peak and Boulder Park, Denver, Northwestern & Pacific Ry., the Moffat Road

    • Photograph of a painting, artist unknown, of James Peak (elevation 13,294 feet), Boulder Park, Colorado (also called Mammoth, later called Tolland) and "Giants Ladder" of Denver, Northwestern & Pacific Railway (later called Denver & Salt Lake);...
    • James Peak (Colo.)--1900-1920.; South Boulder Creek (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Tolland (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Railroads--Colorado--Tolland--1900-1920.; Denver, Northwestern and Pacific Railway.
    • [between 1904 and 1913]
    • Crystal Canon, near Crested Butte

    • View from Sheep Mountain, overlooking the mining camp of Crystal, Gunnison County, Colorado; includes Crystal River flowing from the headwaters in Schofield Park.
    • Crystal (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Crystal River (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Sheep Mountain (Colo.)--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1902]
    • The Selkirks from Mt. Abbot

    • View of the Selkirk Range. Shows rugged mountains and trees.
    • Selkirk Range--1880-1900.; Mountains.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Mount of the Holy Cross

    • Copy of a Thomas Moran painting, "Mountain of the Holy Cross;" shows Mt. Holy Cross in Sawatch Range of Rocky Mountains in Eagle County, Colorado.
    • Eagle County (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Holy Cross, Mount of the (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Streams--Colorado--Eagle County--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Cimarron, Colorado

    • Aerial view of the Cimarron River and buildings in Cimarron near the Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Montrose County), Colorado. Shows Denver and Rio Grande railroad tracks, depot and roundhouse, freight and passenger cars, and engine. Shows the...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Cimarron (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cimarron River (Montrose County and Gunnison County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Cimarron--1880-1890.; Railroad...
    • 1886
    • D&RG No. 1001 at Union Station, Denver

    • Workers sit on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad engine number 1001 at Union Station in Denver, Colorado. Steam rises from under the locomotive. The clock tower of Union Station is visible in the distance. A sign on the engine reads "Keep Off". The...
    • Union Station (Denver, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Railroads employees--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.;...
    • 1905
    • Lead City, S.D.

    • Panoramic view of Lead (Lawrence County), in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Ore car tracks and a Homestake Mining Company steel bridge are near commercial buildings and houses. Shows the stone Miners' Union Hall and Opera House on the corner of...
    • Homestake Mine (S.D.)--1900-1910.; Lead (S.D.)--1900-1910.; Cities & towns--South Dakota--Lead--1900-1910.; Mine railroads--South Dakota--Lead--1900-1910.; Mining--South Dakota--Lead--1900-1910.; Railroad bridges--South Dakota--Lead--1900-1910.;...
    • [1900?]
    • The Buckingham Hook & Ladder Company at Third and Main, Longmont.

    • Twenty two members of Buckingham Hook & Ladder Company pose in a line at 3rd (Third )Avenue and Main Street, Longmont, Colorado. The men wear their new uniforms, flat fire caps, dark belted trousers and shirts decorated with breast bibs and...
    • Longmont (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Fire fighters--Colorado--Longmont--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900.]
    • Site of Arapahoe Bar

    • View of Arapahoe City, (Arapahoe, Arapahoe Bar) pioneer placer mining camp, earliest town in Jefferson County, Colorado, organized in 1858, named for the Arapaho Indians; gold dredging operations in 1904 left tailing dumps on a site along Clear...
    • Gold dredging--Colorado--Arapahoe City--1920-1930.; Arapahoe City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Tailings (Metallurgy)--Colorado--Arapahoe City--1920-1930.
    • July 1928
    • Buggy riding

    • View of a Colorado Central Railroad freight train beside Clear Creek in Clear Creek Canyon, Jefferson County, Colorado. Men sit in a carriage in an open railroad freight car. The railroad grade is near steep canyon walls.
    • Colorado Central Railroad Company--1870-1890.; Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1870-1890.; Clear Creek Canyon (Colo.)--1870-1890.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--1870-1890.; Canyons--Colorado--Jefferson County--1870-1890.; Carriages &...
    • [between 1871 and 1890?]
    • 7 miles to gain 1300 ft., approach to Spearfish Canon, B. & M. R.R.

    • View of Burlington & Missouri River Railroad tracks on a hillside in Spearfish Canyon (Lawrence County), in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Shows a flatbed wagon and trees beside tracks on a steep, rocky grade.
    • Burlington and Missouri River Railroad Company--1900-1910.; Lawrence County (S.D.)--1900-1910.; Spearfish Canyon (S.D.)--1900-1910.; Canyons--South Dakota--Lawrence County--1900-1910.; Railroad tracks--South Dakota--Lawrence County--1900-1910.
    • [1900?]
    • Gunnison

    • A train stops at the Denver and Rio Grande Railway station in Gunnison (Gunnison County), Colorado. Men stand around the engine and on the boardwalk of the long wood frame side gable depot.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company--1880-1890.; Gunnison (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Gunnison--1880-1890.; Railroads--Colorado--Gunnison--1880-1890.
    • 1882
    • Jarvis Hall, School of Mines early days

    • Copy of a lithograph of Jarvis Hall, an Episcopalian college southeast of Golden (where Lookout Mountain School for Boys was later located) with the early Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Jefferson County, Colorado; a flattened perspective is...
    • Golden (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Buildings--Colorado--Golden--1870-1880.; Universities & colleges--Colorado--Golden--1870-1880.
    • [between 1870 and 1875]
    • Marshall Pass and Mt. Ouray

    • View towards Marshall Pass, Mount Ouray (elevation 13,971 feet), and Shirley, Colorado, in valley; Denver and Rio Grande narrow gauge track with switchbacks winds across mountain ridge ascending Marshall Pass; William H. Jackson's photographic...
    • Marshall Pass (Colo.); Ouray, Mount (Colo.); Shirley (Chaffee County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Cattle ranch near Cimarron, round-up (around the circle)

    • Cowboys are on horseback by a corral on a ranch near the Cimarron River in probably Montrose County, Colorado. Cattle, wood frame buildings and horse-drawn wagons are nearby.
    • Cimarron River (Montrose County and Gunnison County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Cattle herding--Montrose County--Colorado--1890-1900.; Corrals--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.; Cowboys--Colorado--Montrose...
    • 1898
    • The Summit of Pikes Peak

    • View of the stone Army Signal Corps Weather Station at the summit of Pikes Peak (El Paso County), Colorado. The stone two-story building has windows and an iron observation platform with stairs. Granite boulders and snow are on the ground.
    • United States. Army. Signal Corps.--Buildings--1900-1910.; Meteorological stations--Colorado--El Paso County--1900-1910.; El Paso County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Signal stations--Colorado--El Paso County--1900-1910.
    • [1901?]
    • Easter Parade at Immaculate

    • A man and woman walk by the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The man wears a suit, the woman's outfit includes a straw hat, a cable knit sweater, and a corsage.
    • Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception (Denver, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; North Capitol Hill (Denver, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Cathedrals--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Catholic churches--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.;...
    • 1941 Easter
    • Colorado Midland at Ivanhoe

    • View of Colorado Midland Railway locomotive number 1 at Ivanhoe (Pitkin County), Colorado. A railroad employee sits on the cowcatcher and the engineer sits in the cab. A sign on the side of a building reads "Western Union Telegraph Office."
    • Colorado Midland Railway Company--1900-1910.; Ivanhoe (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Railroad employees--Colorado--Ivanhoe--1900-1910.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Ivanhoe--1900-1910.
    • 1900?
    • Execution by rope

    • Men on a scaffold put a noose around the neck of a man in leather bindings.
    • Gallows--1890-1910.; Hangings--1890-1910.; Nooses--1890-1910.
    • The Loop, Denver, Northwestern & Pacific Ry., the Moffat Road

    • Close-up view of the Loop along Denver, Northwestern & Pacific Railway (later called Denver & Salt Lake), Moffat Road, Colorado; passenger train passing over the Loop Trestle (wooden), tunnel thirty-three with standard gauge track, center &...
    • Railroad tracks--Colorado--1900-1920.; Trestles--Colorado--1900-1920.; Tunnels--Colorado--1900-1920.; Denver, Northwestern and Pacific Railway.
    • [between 1904 and 1913]


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