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    • Eldorado Springs 1930

    • Swimming pool and clubhouse are being rebuilt after a devastating fire in December of 1929, at the resort in Eldorado Springs, Colorado. South Boulder Creek runs adjacent to the pool.
    • Eldorado Springs (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Fires--Colorado--Eldorado Springs--1930-1940.; Resorts--Colorado--Eldorado Springs--1930-1940.; Springs--Colorado--Eldorado Springs--1930-1940.
    • 1930
    • Overland Cotton Mill

    • Exterior photograph of the Overland Cotton Mill building located in Denver, Colorado. Writing on smoke stack reads "Cobusco". The 1891 Overland Cotton Mill was Colorado's only successful cotton mill. At its peak, the mill's annual production...
    • Overland Cotton Mill (Denver, Colo.) Cotton mills--Colorado--Denver.; Ruby Hill (Denver, Colo.) Neighborhood); Marian-Wilkes Sheep Company (Denver, Colo.) Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic...
    • Undated
    • Scene of the great fire, Victor

    • View of group of men, women & children posed in front of ashes & debris of R. H. Atchison's residence, Victor, Colorado, one day after devastating fire of August 21, 1899. The fire is reported to have destroyed 14 blocks in four hours; a single...
    • Atchison, R. H.--Homes & haunts--1890-1900.; Victor (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.
    • 1899
    • Overland Cotton Mill

    • Exterior photograph of an upper floor window at the Overland Cotton Mill building located in Denver, Colorado. The 1891 Overland Cotton Mill was Colorado's only successful cotton mill. At its peak, the mill's annual production reached 12 million...
    • Overland Cotton Mill (Denver, Colo.) Cotton mills--Colorado--Denver.; Ruby Hill (Denver, Colo.) Neighborhood); Marian-Wilkes Sheep Company (Denver, Colo.) Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic...
    • Undated
    • Smouldering ruins, Victor's big fire

    • View of Victor, Colorado's smouldering remains of once thriving business & residential district after devastating fire of August 21, 1899. Shows men, women & children sifting through & inspecting remains; brick chimney stacks and smoke rising from...
    • Victor (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.
    • 1899
    • Overland Cotton Mill

    • Photograph of the hand carved wood banisters on the top of the stairs in the Overland Cotton Mill building located in Denver, Colorado. The 1891 Overland Cotton Mill was Colorado's only successful cotton mill. At its peak, the mill's annual...
    • Overland Cotton Mill (Denver, Colo.) Cotton mills--Colorado--Denver.; Ruby Hill (Denver, Colo.) Neighborhood); Marian-Wilkes Sheep Company (Denver, Colo.) Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic...
    • Undated
    • Overland Cotton Mill

    • Exterior photograph of the Overland Cotton Mill building located in Denver, Colorado. The 1891 Overland Cotton Mill was Colorado's only successful cotton mill. At its peak, the mill's annual production reached 12 million yards of cloth in a...
    • Overland Cotton Mill (Denver, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Cotton mills--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Ruby Hill (Denver, Colo.) Neighborhood)--1890-1900.; Marian-Wilkes Sheep Company (Denver, Colo.) Historic Buildings.; Historic...
    • circa 1890
    • Overland Cotton Mill

    • Exterior photograph of the Overland Cotton Mill building located in Denver, Colorado. The 1891 Overland Cotton Mill was Colorado's only successful cotton mill. At its peak, the mill's annual production reached 12 million yards of cloth in a...
    • Overland Cotton Mill (Denver, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Cotton mills--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Ruby Hill (Denver, Colo.) Neighborhood)--1890-1900.; Marian-Wilkes Sheep Company (Denver, Colo.) Historic Buildings.; Historic...
    • circa 1890
    • Overland Cotton Mill

    • Exterior photograph of the Overland Cotton Mill building, after a fire, located in Denver, Colorado. The 1891 Overland Cotton Mill was Colorado's only successful cotton mill. At its peak, the mill's annual production reached 12 million yards of...
    • Overland Cotton Mill (Denver, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Cotton mills--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Ruby Hill (Denver, Colo.) Neighborhood)--1940-1950.; Marian-Wilkes Sheep Company (Denver, Colo.) Historic Buildings.; Historic...
    • 1943 January 15
    • Remains of Victor, Colo. next day after the fire

    • Bird's eye view of Victor, Colorado, one day after devastating fire of August 21, 1899. Shows wooden frame residences which escaped destruction in foreground left; ashes, debris, & remains from fire of former business district area, center & center...
    • Victor (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.
    • 1899
    • Overland Cotton Mill

    • Exterior photograph of the Overland Cotton Mill building, after a fire, located in Denver, Colorado. The 1891 Overland Cotton Mill was Colorado's only successful cotton mill. At its peak, the mill's annual production reached 12 million yards of...
    • Overland Cotton Mill (Denver, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Cotton mills--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Ruby Hill (Denver, Colo.) Neighborhood)--1940-1950.; Marian-Wilkes Sheep Company (Denver, Colo.) Historic Buildings.; Historic...
    • 1943 January 15
    • Overland Cotton Mill

    • Exterior photograph of the Overland Cotton Mill building located in Denver, Colorado. Writing on smoke stack reads "Cobusco". The 1891 Overland Cotton Mill was Colorado's only successful cotton mill. At its peak, the mill's annual production...
    • Overland Cotton Mill (Denver, Colo.)--1990-2000.; Cotton mills--Colorado--Denver--1990-2000.; Ruby Hill (Denver, Colo.) Neighborhood)--1990-2000.; Marian-Wilkes Sheep Company (Denver, Colo.)--1990-2000.; Historic Buildings.; Historic...
    • 1996 December
    • Victor Ave., Victor, Colo. during big fire

    • View of Victor Avenue, Victor, Colorado, during its devastating fire of August 21, 1899; people are loading or carrying household goods & belongings on horse-drawn wagons & carriages; trunks, furniture & other personal items are stacked in the...
    • Victor (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.
    • 1899
    • Overland Cotton Mill

    • Exterior photograph of the Overland Cotton Mill building located in Denver, Colorado. The 1891 Overland Cotton Mill was Colorado's only successful cotton mill. At its peak, the mill's annual production reached 12 million yards of cloth in a...
    • Overland Cotton Mill (Denver, Colo.)--1990-2000.; Cotton mills--Colorado--Denver--1990-2000.; Ruby Hill (Denver, Colo.) Neighborhood)--1990-2000.; Marian-Wilkes Sheep Company (Denver, Colo.)--1990-2000.; Historic Buildings.; Historic...
    • 1996 December
    • Dust storm

    • Houses and trees are barely visible beneath a huge cloud of dust, possibly in Walsh, Baca County, or Holly, Prowers County, southeastern Colorado. The devastating dust bowl carried top soil for miles.
    • Holly (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Walsh (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dust storms--Colorado--Holly--1930-1940.; Dust storms--Colorado--Walsh--1930-1940.
    • 1935
    • Overland Cotton Mill

    • Exterior photograph of the Overland Cotton Mill building located in Denver, Colorado. Writing on smoke stack reads "Cobusco". The 1891 Overland Cotton Mill was Colorado's only successful cotton mill. At its peak, the mill's annual production...
    • Overland Cotton Mill (Denver, Colo.)--1990-2000.; Cotton mills--Colorado--Denver--1990-2000.; Ruby Hill (Denver, Colo.) Neighborhood)--1990-2000.; Marian-Wilkes Sheep Company (Denver, Colo.)--1990-2000.; Historic Buildings.; Historic...
    • 1996 December
    • Pueblo's flood control project

    • View of rebuilt viaduct over reinforced channel walls for the Arkansas River, Pueblo, Colorado, shows automobiles and street railway cars leading to downtown. The viaduct was rebuilt after the devastating 1921 flood. The Holmes Hardware Company...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Bridges--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Flood control--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.
    • [1925?]
    • Overland Cotton Mill

    • Exterior photograph of the Overland Cotton Mill building located in Denver, Colorado. Writing on smoke stack reads "Cobusco". The 1891 Overland Cotton Mill was Colorado's only successful cotton mill. At its peak, the mill's annual production...
    • Overland Cotton Mill (Denver, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Cotton mills--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.; Ruby Hill (Denver, Colo.) Neighborhood)--1980-1990.; Marian-Wilkes Sheep Company (Denver, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Historic Buildings.; Historic...
    • 1989
    • Victor fire

    • View of Florence & Cripple Creek Railroad engine & train in ridge cut above Victor, Colorado, during devastating fire of August 21, 1889. Shows flat bed railroad cars filled with men holding personal belongings, household goods & furniture moved by...
    • Victor (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.
    • [1899]
    • Victor fire

    • Bird's eye view of Victor, Colorado, during devastating fire on August 21, 1899, taken from vantage point on hillside where many people fled with household goods & personal belongings for safety. Shows horse- drawn wagons & carriages filled with...
    • Victor (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.
    • [1899]
    • Victor fire

    • View across rooftops of Victor, Colorado, as devastating fire of August 21, 1899 sweeps across town; shows billows of smoke from wooden frame commercial buildings & residences, a painted sign on brick wall, and the W.J. Donnelley hardware building...
    • Victor (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.
    • 1899
    • Dust storm

    • People stand in a yard on a farm between a house and out buildings looking at an approaching dust storm, possibly near Walsh, Baca County, or Holly, Prowers County, southeastern Colorado. The devastating dust bowl carried top soil for miles.
    • Holly (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Walsh (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dust storms--Colorado--Holly--1930-1940.; Dust storms--Colorado--Walsh--1930-1940.; Farms--Colorado--Holly--1930-1940.; Farms--Colorado--Walsh--1930-1940.
    • 1935
    • Fire at Victor, Colorado

    • View of smoldering remains from Victor, Colorado's devastating fire of August 21, 1899; ashes & debris cover hillside with piles of household goods, furniture & personal belongings saved from the fire, center. A large wooden frame structure still...
    • Victor (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.
    • [1899]
    • Victor on fire, train-load of household goods saved by F. & C.C. Ry.

    • View across Victor, Colorado, from ridge cut by Florence & Cripple Creek Railroad on outskirts of town. Shows gondola cars filled with people & their household goods moved by rail to this point saved from the devastating fire of August 21, 1899;...
    • Victor (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.
    • [1899]
    • Scene along Main Street in Pueblo after the flood of 1921

    • Dead horses lie scattered on Main Street after a devastating flood in Pueblo, Colorado. The street is covered in mud and sections of flooded buildings and houses are nearby. A railroad coaling trestle and box cars are in the distance.
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Dead animals--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Mud--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Streets--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.
    • 1921 June
    • Jackson Hotel, Poncha Springs

    • View of the Jackson Hotel at 220 Main Street in Poncha Springs (Chaffee County), Colorado. The two-story hotel has a cross gabled roof, wood siding, and dark trim. There is a balcony over the entrance, and an enclosed porch. A sign that reads:...
    • Jackson Hotel (Poncha Springs, Colo.)--1990-2000.; Poncha Springs (Colo.)--1990-2000.; Hotels.; Jackson Hotel (Poncha Springs, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Hotels--Colorado--Poncha Springs--Pictorial works.; Poncha Springs (Colo.)--Pictorial works.
    • 1992
    • Silver Plume hand pumper purchased - 1885

    • A young boy is standing next to the Silver Plume, Colorado, hand pumper that was purchased by the town after the devastating fire of 1884. The pumper is on four spoked wheels and is built like a carriage, but with the proper equipment on board to...
    • Silver Plume (Colo.)--1940-1960.; Boys--Colorado--Silver Plume--1940-1960.; Fire engines & equipment--Colorado--Silver Plume--1940- 1960.
    • [between 1945 and 1960]
    • Pueblo flood

    • View of reconstruction of the railroad platforms after a devastating flood at Union Depot in Pueblo, Colorado. Men work cleaning up debris. New lumber and pipe are piled at the work site. A steam shovel lifts dirt. Twisted and destroyed railroad...
    • Union Depot (Pueblo, Colo.)--Disasters--1920-1930.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Construction--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Steam...
    • 1921
    • The homeless, Victor's big fire

    • View of large groups of people left homeless after Victor, Colorado's devastating fire on August 21, 1899. Shows numerous men, women & children huddled around household belongings; goods, furnishings & furniture in numerous piles along hillside;...
    • Victor (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.
    • 1899
    • East High spotlight: 21st year no 9

    • Newspaper produced by East High School of Denver, Colorado. Included in the paper are photographs of students, articles on school events and sports.
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Writings.; East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Periodicals.; High schools--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.; High schools--Colorado--Denver.; East High School (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1943 March 4
    • Searchlight

    • Monthly newsletter produced by Trinity Methodist Church located in Denver, Colorado. Includes editorials, news bulletins, and general information regarding the youth of the church.
    • Christians--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; Youth--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; Trinity United Methodist Church (Denver, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church (Denver, Colo.)--History.; Methodist...
    • 1948 August
    • East High spotlight: vol 17 no 8

    • Newspaper produced by East High School of Denver, Colorado. Included in the paper are photographs of students, articles on school events and sports.
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Writings.; East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Periodicals.; High schools--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.; High schools--Colorado--Denver.; East High School (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1931 January 14
    • The City of Denver: Volume 2 Number 20, 1914 July 25

    • Newsletter produced semi-monthly 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.
    • 19140725
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 4 Number 33, 1912 August 17

    • 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.
    • 19120817
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 3 Number 8, 1920 August

    • Newsletter produced monthly 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.
    • 19200801

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