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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]
    • A shady lane in Monument Valley Park, Colo. Springs

    • Tree-lined dirt trail in Monument Valley Park, Colorado Springs, Colorado; wooden park bench underneath cottonwood tree, left foreground; rock supported embankment along trail, center left; numerous leaves on trail, probably autumn; large structure...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1903 and 1910]
    • 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]
    • 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?]
    • Alpine Tunnel Pacific Slope

    • Denver, South Park & Pacific Railroad Engine 42 and an excursion car travel on a stone embankment at the west portal of the Alpine Tunnel in Gunnison County, Colorado. View shows a section of the Alpine Pass (Altman Pass) wagon road level with the...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • 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?]
    • Antero Lake

    • View of Antero Reservoir, Park County, Colorado; shows dirt embankment, water, and hills.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Arch Rock in Platte Cañon, C. & S. Ry.

    • Platte Canyon, Colorado with rock formation Arch Rock hanging over cascading South Platte River reached via Colorado and Southern Railway; railroad embankment, center right.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Argentine Falls on the Argentine Central Ry.

    • Argentine Falls (possibly Leavenworth Creek or South Clear Creek), Colorado; view of waterfall cascading along Argentine Central Railway, water tower at Sidney mine, half way to Waldorf, and rock- supported embankment.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1906 and 1913]
    • 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?]
    • Ascending Congor Mesa, Moffat Road

    • Denver & Salt Lake Railroad (formerly Denver, Northwestern & Pacific) passenger train number one ascending two percent grade of Congor Mesa above box car station of Orestod, Colorado, Moffat Road; railroad embankment & curve with standard gauge...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1907 and 1915]
    • At Gypsum Passing Track

    • View of the Gypsum Passing Track; two sets of Denver and Rio Grande Western railroad tracks show along the Colorado River, Eagle County, Colorado.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1920 and 1930]
    • 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?]
    • 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 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?]
    • 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?]
    • 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]
    • Canon of Grand River

    • View of a Denver and Rio Grande Railroad locomotive on narrow gauge tracks beside a rock outcrop near the Colorado River in probably Garfield County, Colorado. A plume of smoke comes from the engine. Shows an embankment and telegraph poles.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Canon of Grand River

    • View of the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad narrow gauge tracks on a raised stone embankment near the Colorado River, Glenwood Canyon, Garfield County, Colorado. Shows rock outcroppings, trees, boulders, and railroad track bed.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Canon of the Grand River

    • 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.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1880 and 1886?]
    • 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]
    • 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]
    • 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 1890?]
    • 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
    • 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?]
    • 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?]
    • Clear Creek and Gilpin Tunnel Mine

    • View of a Clear Creek and Gilpin Tunnel Mine tipple and mine buildings near Route 40 beside Clear Creek in Dumont (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Signs on the tipple read: "Corporation of American Mines, Clear Creek Consolidated" and "The Specht...
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    • [between 1925 and 1930?]
    • Clear Creek and Gilpin Tunnel Mine

    • View of a Clear Creek and Gilpin Tunnel Mine tipple in Dumont (Clear Creek County), Colorado. A man stands beside an automobile on Route 40. The tipple spans the valley floor above the dirt road. Signs on the tipple read: "Corporation of American...
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    • [between 1925 and 1930?]
    • Clear Creek and Gilpin Tunnel Mine

    • View of a Clear Creek and Gilpin Tunnel Mine (Corporation of American Mines) tipple and mine buildings near Route 40 beside Clear Creek in Dumont (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Tailings are below the tipple. A mine shaft and a wall of cribbing is...
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    • [between 1925 and 1930?]
    • 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?]
    • Colorado River

    • View of the Colorado River in Glenwood Canyon, Garfield County, Colorado. Shows rapids, a stone embankment for a dirt road and a telegraph pole.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Colorado Springs, Colorado

    • View across open plain across a embankment to Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, show dwellings, livestock pens and mountains in the background.
    • Gurnsey, B. H. (Byron H.), 1833-1880.
    • 1880 May 1
    • 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?]
    • 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?]
    • Continental Divide

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western locomotive 490 vents smoke between Monero and Chama in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico. A sign on an embankment reads: "Continental Divide."
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1955 November 11
    • 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]
    • Cripple Creek, Colorado

    • Panoramic view of Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado. The Moon Anchor Gold Mining Company buildings, a wooden headframe, tailings, a water tank, and outhouse are on a dirt road on an embankment overlooking the town. Workmen and wagons are on...
    • Detroit Photographic Co.
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    • Crystal River

    • Bird's eye view of Crystal River near Marble, Colorado; rocky, steep embankment on one side of river; Rocky Mountains, background.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • 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?]
    • Deansbury, Platte Cañon

    • Deansbury (formerly Strontia Springs), Colorado, in Platte Canyon beside rushing waters of South Platte River; push car used by L.C. McClure on Colorado and Southern's narrow gauge track; timbers used for railroad ties atop rock wall embankment of...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1900 and 1930]
    • 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]

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