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    • Scene after Pueblo Flood, San Isabel

    • View of flood waters and railroad tracks in Pueblo, Colorado. A woman walks on a railroad embankment; houses, garages, out buildings and tracks are washed up against the embankment. Shows damaged houses and buildings, factories, and a bridge in the...
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    • 1921
    • Midland Terminal, Victor

    • View of three railroad box cars (Colorado Midland & Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe) parked at Midland Terminal railroad yards, Victor, Colorado; light snow is on boardwalk leading to railroad embankment; wooden frame mine buildings are in background.
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1895 and 1902]
    • D.& R.G. wreck near Pueblo, Colo.

    • People watch a crane lift a derailed Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad passenger car off an embankment beside probably the Arkansas River in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Men stand in the doorway of freight car number: "011923" and on the...
    • Floyd, John W. C.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • U.S. Gold Placer Ditch, looking up the San Miguel Valley, Colo.

    • View of a dirt embankment beside a ditch, and a placer site of the U.S. Gold Placer Company in Montrose County or San Miguel County, Colorado. A pile of lumber and large rocks are beside the ditch. Shows the San Miguel River in the valley.
    • Goodman, Charles, d. 1912.
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    • Hydraulic Mining

    • View of placer mining operations in probably Alder Gulch (Madison County), Montana. Men spray water at an embankment with monitor nozzles.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Arizona

    • In this reproduction of a cabinet card tacked to corkboard, a man stands next to the Arizona Canal Falls on the Arizona Canal system in Maricopa County, Arizona. Trees line the canal embankment.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1900 and 1905?]
    • Columbia River Highway, embankment

    • An automobile and driver pause near the basalt pillar known as the Bishops Hat or Mushroom Rock on the Columbia River Highway in Shepperds Dell State Natural Area, Multnomah County, Oregon. Shows a masonry wall constructed by Italian masons who...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1915 and 1920?]
    • On the road to Sneffles [sic]

    • View of a gorge and a dirt road carved from a rocky cliff in either San Miguel County or Ouray County, Colorado. A horse-drawn surrey stops past a reinforced log embankment, and passengers stand on the road.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Sunshine Peak [sic] & Mt. Wilson

    • View of Sunshine Mountain and Mount Wilson in San Miguel County, Colorado. A dirt road, a stream, and a Denver and Rio Grande railroad embankment are in the valley below.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • The Golden Gate

    • A dirt road winds along a cliff through Golden Gate gap in Golden Gate Canyon, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. Wooden struts and logs support the road. Shows forests, a rocky stream bed, and a rock formation on the road identified as the Pillar...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1870 and 1890?]
    • The Golden Gate

    • View of a stone masonry embankment and a wooden plank road on a cliff in Golden Gate gap, Golden Gate Canyon, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. A horse-drawn wagon with passengers is on the road, and a man walks by a log railing. Shows a rocky...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1870 and 1890?]
    • Cripple Creek, Colorado

    • View of Moon Anchor Gold Mining Company buildings in Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado. Shows a wooden headframe, tailings, a water tank, and outhouse. The town of Cripple Creek is in the distance. Workmen and wagons are on an embankment. A...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Alpine tunnel, Pacific slope

    • Men sit and pose on a Denver, South Park & Pacific railroad Engine, labeled "42", and passenger car on a stone embankment at the west portal of the tunnel near Alpine Station in the Sawatch Mountains (Gunnison County), Colorado. View shows a...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1880 and 1889?]
    • Canon of the Grand River, within the Gates

    • Engine "54" of the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad Company travels on an embankment near the Colorado River in Glenwood Canyon, near Glenwood Springs (Garfield County), Colorado. Shows striated rock cliffs.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1886 and 1890]
    • Mt. Sopris, from junction of Rock Creek and Roaring Fork

    • View of the junction of Rock Creek and the Roaring Fork River in Garfield County, Colorado. Shows a rocky embankment, pine trees, Aspens and Colorado Midland Railway tracks. In the distance are framed buildings, possibly Carbondale. Mount Sopris is...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1892 and 1897?]
    • Castle Falls, North Cheyenne Canon

    • View of a waterfall identified as Castle Falls, on North Cheyenne Creek in North Cheyenne Canyon, El Paso County, Colorado. Shows a log embankment, an observation platform and a log railing above the falls; rock formations are in the distance.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1880 and 1910]
    • Grand Junction, Colorado

    • A man stands on an embankment of the Colorado River in Grand Junction (Mesa County), Colorado. Bridges, constructed of steel girders and concrete pylons, span the river. Buildings, a water tower and smoke stack are in the distance.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1880 and 1890]
    • Kern River power plant [graphic]

    • A view of the Kern River Power Plant, probably near Bakersfield (Kern County), California, shows wood frame buildings in a boulder field with a penstock near the buildings and an aqueduct along a steep embankment. The power plant is on the shore of...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1899 and 1910?]
    • Tamalpais and Summit House

    • A view of Mt. Tamalpais and Summit House in Marin County, California. Shows geared Mill Valley and Mt. Tamalpais Scenic Railway locomotive, number 498, and an open passenger car on a steep embankment near the building with shingled siding and...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • C & W at Jansen

    • Men stand on a washed out railroad embankment near the town of Jansen (Las Animas County), Colorado. Two sets of tracks are slumped into the waters of the Purgatoire River.
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    • [1904]
    • Rico Argentine, dump & ore train

    • A row of ore carts sit on train tracks on a tailings embankment at the Rico Argentine Mining Company Mine near the town of Rico (Dolores County), Colorado. Snow covers the ground and the Dolores River flows under a bridge.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1930 and 1950?]
    • Rico Argentine Mine, dump & ore train

    • Workers dump ore cars from the Rico Argentine Mining Company Mine over a tailings embankment and into the Dolores River near the town of Rico (Dolores County), Colorado. A wood bridge is in the distance.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1930 and 1950?]
    • Clear Cr. highway tunnel

    • Laborers work on a road on the banks of Clear Creek in Jefferson or Clear Creek County, Colorado. They construct a framework and embankment on the edge of the river. A shack and steam shovel is in the distance.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Clear Cr. highway tunnel

    • View of a stone embankment and wooden framework associated with the construction of a Highway 6 tunnel in Jefferson or Clear Creek County, Colorado. Workers stand near shacks in the distance. Clear Creek is nearby.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Snowshed

    • View of a wooden snowshed along a portion of rail tracks, possibly near the Emperius Mine in Mineral County, Colorado. A stream runs along the rocky embankment below the tracks. A pipe runs along the outside of the shed's exterior walls and steps...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [1940 and 1950?]
    • Industries construction workman at Alameda bridge

    • Workmen pose on and near a dirt embankment near the Alameda Avenue bridge over the South Platte River, Denver, Colorado. Members of a survey crew stand near a tripod while another man holds a brush over a bucket.
    • Lillybridge, Charles S., 1849-1935.
    • [1909]
    • Horse-drawn wagon riding up a road embankment

    • A man drives a loaded horse-drawn wagon onto, possibly, Alameda Avenue in Denver, Colorado. Spectators stand nearby.
    • Lillybridge, Charles S., 1849-1935.
    • [between 1904 and 1915]
    • Two men standing on river embankment

    • Outdoor portrait of two men near the edge of the South Platte River in Denver, Colorado. One man wears possibly a train conductor's uniform and the other wears a wide-brimmed hat.
    • Lillybridge, Charles S., 1849-1935.
    • [between 1904 and 1915?]
    • Industries construction crew at work at Alameda subway

    • Workmen, who include Idaho and a boy, pose near a Nagle vertical center crank water pump in the bottom of an excavation pit at the Alameda Avenue underpass construction site in Denver, Colorado. Clayton Ryan, on horseback, is near Idaho.
    • Lillybridge, Charles S., 1849-1935.
    • [1909]
    • Unidentified scene

    • Overlook view of a river with a high embankment and a wooden irrigation flume, probably in Colorado.
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Storms, Monument, Colo.

    • View of a Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company railroad car tipped over on the embankment in Monument (El Paso County), Colorado. The Monument train depot is in the distance.
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    • 1916 January 4
    • Estes Park, Colorado, exchange building

    • View of the Mountain States telephone exchange building in Estes Park (Larimer County), Colorado. The structure is a log building with a dormer and stone chimney. A stone wall serves as a fence and embankment. A sign reading "Telephone" hangs on...
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    • 1931 July 29
    • Olathe

    • Three women sit on the embankment of an irrigation ditch near the town of Olathe (Montrose County), Colorado. Scrub foliage grows on the edge of the ditch. Cultivated fields, pastures, and houses are in the distance.
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    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Adobe house and horno

    • Two young children stand outside an adobe house probably near Trinidad (Las Animas County), Colorado. The house has projecting vigas, a flat roof, and two doors. An horno (outdoor oven), and possibly an adobe well embankment are nearby.
    • Aultman, Otis A., 1874-1943.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • North Star Mine, Sultan Mountain

    • Men pose near mine buildings at the North Star Mine near Silverton in San Juan County, Colorado. The men wear work clothes and sit on a man-made embankment and lean on ore carts.
    • Armear, Thomas.
    • 1885
    • Manitou

    • to its west a freightcar and flatbed are on the spur. Several stacks of rail ties are on the embankment to the south of the depot.; View of Manitou Springs, Colorado, looking southwest; Pike's Peak and its foothills are in the background. The...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1881 and 1883?]
    • The Palisades Alpine Pass

    • View of Colorado and Southern Railway tracks on a stone embankment near Alpine (Altman) Pass in Pitkin County, Colorado. A mountain covered with light snow is in the distance.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1882 and 1890?]
    • Mule Shoe Curve, Veta Pass

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande Railroad curved embankment with bridge with stone abutments on Veta Pass (La Veta Pass), Costilla County, Colorado.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1882 and 1890]

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