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    • A Colorado irrigation ditch

    • View of an irrigation ditch on farmland near the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado; two men stand on cement embankment next to sluice; mountains in distance.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • 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?]
    • Antero Lake

    • View of Antero Reservoir, Park County, Colorado; shows dirt embankment, water, and hills.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • 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?]
    • 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?]
    • Pueblo flood

    • Sections of houses, sheds, fences, and debris are piled up against a railroad track embankment near the Arkansas River after a flood in Pueblo, Colorado. A bluff and damaged houses and businesses are in the distance.
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    • 1921
    • 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
    • Looking northeast across Arkansas River and Peppersauce Dist.

    • View of the Arkansas River in Pueblo, Colorado, after a flood. A damaged tree is near the edge of the river. An embankment and ruined railroad tracks are across the river in the Pepper Sauce Bottoms region of Pueblo. Flood damaged houses and...
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    • [1921 June]
    • Piney Ridge from Azure on the Moffat Road

    • Piney Ridge from Azure, Colorado reached via Denver, Northwestern and Pacific Railway (later called Denver and Salt Lake) on the Moffat Road; view towards Colorado River; standard gauge track with box cars and caboose parked on loop siding, flat...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1907 and 1913]
    • Bear Creek Canon

    • A man in an overcoat poses beside a canvas-roofed automobile on a road in Bear Creek Canyon in Jefferson County, Colorado. Snow and ice cover part of Bear Creek and the road. Shows a reinforced log embankment beside the creek. Trees and rocks are...
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    • [1919?]
    • Denver Mtn. Park Auto Road in Bear Creek Canon

    • View of bridge spanning Bear Creek, along the Denver Mountain Park Auto Road west of Denver, Jefferson County, Colorado; automobile parked near cement embankment of bridge has 1916 Colorado license plate number 2451.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [1916]
    • Out by Bennett flood

    • View of the flood damage from the Kiowa River, Bennett, Adams County, Colorado, shows a washed out road with broken pavement over an eroded embankment.
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    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • A toast to Colorado sunshine

    • Four women and a man pose near a tent on Berthoud Pass in Clear Creek County, Colorado. The women toast with cups, they wear jodhpurs, blazers or cardigans, ties and hiking boots or shoes. A man sits on a log and holds an Airedale Terrier. A...
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    • [between 1920 and 1930]
    • Draft Copy of Cemetery to Conservatory

    • Draft copy of the book Cemetery to Conservatory written by Louisa Ward Arps pertaining to the history of and around the Denver Botanic Gardens and Cheesman Park. Contains author revisions and notes.
    • Arps, Louisa Ward, 1901-
    • 1980
    • Near Boulder

    • View of a woman and man on a road embankment near Boulder, Boulder County, Colorado.
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
    • [between 1950 and 1970]
    • Mill site

    • View of an unidentified mill under construction in Boulder County, Colorado. Men pose on a steep hillside near piles of lumber and stand on a dirt embankment.. Shows the beginnings of a masonry foundation, a wood frame building on a log retaining...
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    • 1894 November 7
    • Orodell, Colorado

    • A view of Orodell (Boulder County), Colorado shows a Greeley, Salt Lake, and Pacific Railway Company passenger train and track near the convergence of Boulder and Fourmile Creeks. Men stand near the train and railroad grade. A reinforced...
    • King, John H., photographer.
    • 1886
    • Po Bridge

    • Shows pontoon bridge over the River Po. Two Tenth Mountain Division soldiers drive a jeep loaded with boxes. Four more loaded jeeps drive through a cut in an embankment. Twelve soldiers sit nearby or stand ready to work near the bridge. Italian...
    • Hulbert, Ralph W.
    • [1945]
    • Broadmoor Casino (the 2nd building)

    • View of the north end of the Casino at the Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado; shows the two-story building with a faceted bay, porch/balcony with columns, ballustrades, fanlights, and pediments. A stairway is on the dam...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1898 and 1910?]
    • Byres [sic] Cañon, Moffat Road

    • Probably first Denver, Northwestern and Pacific Railway (later became Denver and Salt Lake) passenger train steaming through Byers Canyon, Colorado; shows Colorado River paralleling railroad embankment with steep rocky canyon wall and tree-covered...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [1906 or 1907?]
    • Byres [sic] Cañon on the Moffat Road

    • View of Byers Canyon, Colorado, showing first Denver, Northwestern and Pacific Railway (later became Denver and Salt Lake Railroad) passenger train steaming east from Kremmling with two men riding pilot beam of engine; also shows Colorado River...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [1906 or 1907?]
    • Road building

    • Road work by inmates of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, consists of broken rocks at the base of an embankment.
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    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Visiting overseers at road camp

    • Families of State Penitentiary road building crew overseers pose at the camp near Canon City, Colorado. Behind a group of children sitting on the ground, a line of women wear long dresses, jackets, and dress hats. Men wear suits or a sweater;...
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    • [between 1915 and 1920?]
    • Colorado State Penitentiary view of the proposed recreation ground

    • Men work among piled rock and wood frames at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Wheelbarrows, a big wood toolbox, a tent and a rock embankment dot the area. The prison wall, East gate, guard tower and bare trees are in the background.
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    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Lime kiln

    • Rock walls at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, enclose this facility. The backside is an earth embankment with an arch cut into it. Men sit on random drystacked wall, with a ladder below; others work in the enclosure behind them....
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    • 1934
    • Colorado Penitentiary escapes

    • John H. Prather, uniformed guard at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, looks at a dump truck on an embankment below; barrels, trash, and a prison fence are beyond. Lettering on the door reads: "328 Prison."
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    • [between 1930 and 1945?]
    • 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?]
    • Eureka Street, Central City, Colorado streets

    • View down Eureka Street in Central City, Colorado. The dirt road on the left, lined by houses, trees and cars, leads down to an embankment and an open field bordered by a fence on the right. Trees are in the background along the field.
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
    • 1953
    • Cherrelyn horse car

    • John Bogue, (conductor, driver and lessee) leans out front of the Cherrelyn horse car with the horse on the back platform, Cherrelyn, (district incorporated into Englewood) Arapahoe County, Colorado. The weathered wooden car has a back canopy,...
    • Flanders, W. M.
    • 1903
    • Passenger train wreck

    • People gather at a Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific (CRI&P) train wreck, where the East Spring Creek bridge collapsed, in Kit Carson County, Colorado. Derailed railroad cars are strewn on the embankment.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • July 18, 1929
    • Sluicing

    • Three Chinese men sluice for gold near an embankment in Colorado. Shows a wooden mine sluice.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1878 and 1881?]
    • History of Denver

    • Comprehenisve study of the history of the Denver area before, during, and after the founding of the city.
    • Smiley, Jerome C. (Jerome Constant), 1858-1924.
    • 1901
    • 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?]
    • 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 Creek and Gilpin Tunnel Mine

    • View of a Clear Creek and Gilpin Tunnel Mine tipple over Route 40 in Dumont (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Buildings are on an embankment near the mine, and tailings are below the tipple. Signs on the tipple read: "Corporation of American Mines,...
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    • [between 1925 and 1930?]
    • Palisades Alpine Pass

    • View of rock cliffs with Colorado and Southern railroad tracks on constructed stone embankment, Pitkin County, Colorado.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1882 and 1890]
    • 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?]

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