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    • Ride to the sky

    • A gondola lift on a cable rises 800 feet up Prospect Mountain on the south side of Estes Park, Colorado. Evergreen trees mingle with businesses and residences on curving streets in the town below, amd grow on the surrounding hillsides and craggy...
    • Ski lifts--Colorado--Estes Park--1950-1970.; Estes Park (Colo.)--1950-1970.
    • [between 1950 and 1970?]
    • Lock Joint Pipe Co.

    • A crane lifts a stack of metal hoops at the Lock Joint Pipe Company outdoor warehouse in Denver, Colorado. Workmen stand nearby.
    • Lock Joint Pipe Company (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Employees--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Pipe industry--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Steel bridge [Nathrop, Colorado]

    • View of a partially completed steel railroad bridge over a river. A Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company crane lifts a steel girder while construction workers pose near by. Wood piers lie on both sides of the river as it meanders below...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1920-1930.; Bridge construction--Colorado--Nathrop--1920-1930.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Nathrop--1920-1930.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Colorado--Nathrop--1920-1930.;...
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Steamboat Springs, Co.

    • Image of a drawing of Steamboat Springs ski area, Routt County, Colorado, shows ski runs with lodges and condominiums at the base of the mountain.
    • Steamboat Springs (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Ski resorts--Colorado--Steamboat Springs--1970-1980.; Skiing--Colorado--Steamboat Springs--1970-1980.
    • [between 1975 and 1980?]
    • McBreen Mine

    • A miner lifts a board near a mine building at the McBreen Mine in California. He stands near a large pile of firewood.
    • Mine buildings--California--1880-1910.; Miners--California--1880-1910.; Mining--California--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1910]
    • D&RGW

    • A Denver & Rio Grande Western crane lifts and transfers oil field pipe from standard to narrow gauge Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad cars in the Pickler Yard at Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. Lettering on the crane reads: "Rio Grande D...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Alamosa County (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Pipes (Conduits)--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroad freight...
    • 1955
    • Cage scene, Ajax Mine, flashlight

    • Interior view of a group of miners who pose near the cage lifts at Ajax Mine near Cripple Creek in Teller County, Colorado. The men wear work clothes, boots, and hats. Some men hold candles in their hands.
    • Ajax Mine (Teller County, Colo.)--1880-1900.; Teller County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Interiors--Colorado--Teller County--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Teller County--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Teller County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Irrigation in Colorado letting water into a side sluice-way

    • Men open a sluice box gate in Colorado, turning a spool that lifts the wooden gate by a chain. Shows a river in a valley, and a snow covered mountain in the distance. Inset image shoes a sluice box built in a steep canyon.
    • Irrigation canals & flumes--Colorado--1870-1880.; Irrigation--Colorado--1870-1880.; Rivers--Colorado--1870-1880.; Sluices--Colorado--1870-1880.
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    • Isabella Lucy Bird Bishop

    • Photographic reproduction of a rendering of Isabella Lucy Bird Bishop posing in front of her saddled horse. She holds the reins of the horse, which lifts two of its legs. She wears riding clothes, including a long, fitted coat, a skirt, bloomers,...
    • Women--1910-1920.; Bishop, Isabella Bird.
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    • Colorado & Southern Ry. wrecking derrick 99001, Broomfield, Colo.

    • Colorado and Southern wrecking derrick 99001 lifts derailed freight cars from railroad tracks near Broomfield (Broomfield County), Colorado. A derailed car is lettered: "Canadian Pacific Railway." Letters on the derrick read: "C & S 99001."...
    • Canadian Pacific Railway Company--1950-1960.; Colorado and Southern Railway--1950-1960.; Broomfield (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Broomfield--1950-1960.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Broomfield--1950-1960.; Railroad...
    • 1958 September 22
    • Colorado & Southern Ry. wreck train [sic], Broomfield, Colo. #807

    • View of Colorado and Southern Railway locomotive number 807, a tender, work car and railroad derrick near Broomfield (Broomfield County), Colorado. Lettering on the locomotive and tender reads: "Burlington Route,"807 C&S," and " 99502." The derrick...
    • Canadian Pacific Railway Company--1950-1960.; Colorado and Southern Railway--1950-1960.; Broomfield (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Broomfield--1950-1960.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Broomfield--1950-1960.; Railroad...
    • 1958 Sept. 9
    • Conduit #16

    • Construction workers stand in a deep trench and shovel dirt over a large concrete pipe at a work site in Clear Creek valley in Jefferson County, Colorado. The pipe is forty-two inch diameter reinforced concrete pipe coated with coal tar enamel. The...
    • Excavating machinery--Colorado--Jefferson County--1930-1940.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Pipes (Conduits)--Colorado--Jefferson County--1930-1940.; Construction workers--Colorado--Jefferson County--1930-1940.;...
    • 1936 October 16
    • Baltimore & Ohio R.R. derailment, engine 4247, wrecking derrick X41, Akron, OH

    • View of Baltimore & Ohio steam locomotive no. 4247 and wrecking derrick X-41 in Akron, Ohio. The derrick lifts a gondola car after a derailment while a railroad crew looks on.
    • Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Akron (Ohio)--1940-1950.; Hoisting machinery.; Railroad accidents.; Railroad locomotives.
    • 1947 August 27
    • Aspen, Colorado

    • View of Aspen, Colorado, and Aspen Mountain, formerly known as Ajax, probably from Red Mountain. Aspen trees grow in the foreground; ski runs and chair lifts cut through the trees. Highland Peak is in the background.
    • Aspen (Colo.)--1940-1950.
    • [about 1947?]
    • City Park, March 1940

    • Construction workers balance a large section of concrete pipe as an excavator lifts the pipe from a truck in City Park, Denver, Colorado. The workers wear hats, overalls, and gloves. A label on the truck reads: "Gallagher," and the license plate...
    • Excavating machinery--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; City Park (Denver, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Pipes (Conduits)--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Construction workers--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.;...
    • 1940 March
    • Black Hawk, Colo.

    • Colorado and Southern locomotive No. 13 pulls a train up the "Switch Back" above Blackhawk in Gilpin County, Colorado, leaving a trail of black smoke behind it. The Switch Back enabled trains to travel the steep, 1-mile distance between Central...
    • Mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1900-1910.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Gilpin County--1900-1910.; Colorado and Southern Railway.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Governor Thornton swept here

    • Colorado Governor Daniel Thornton kneels near a wastepaper basket on the floor of his office in the state capitol building in Denver, Colorado. He wears coveralls over his suit and lifts the edge of a mat. The floor is littered with paper and he...
    • Governors--Colorado--1950-1960.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Laughter--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Political campaigns--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Political issues--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • [between 1951 and 1955]
    • Swink, Colorado sugar mill construction RR crane

    • View of a railroad crane with a claw attachment as it lifts material out of a Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company car near Swink (Otero County), Colorado.
    • Swink (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Swink--1900-1910.; Railroads--Colorado--Swink--1900-1910.; Sugar industry--Colorado--Swink--1900-1910.
    • [between 1904 and 1906]
    • The rotary snow-plough at work on the Central Pacific Railroad

    • A rotary snow plow clears snow off Central Pacific Railroad tracks. Men with hats and overcoats stand in deep snow beside a locomotive; one man lifts a log. Shows smoke above the train and telegraph poles.
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--1890-1900.; Blizzards--1890-1900.; Railroad employees--1890-1900.; Railroad snowplow locomotives--1890-1900.
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    • 3rd St SF

    • Interior view of the Southern Pacific Railroad station at Third and Townsend Streets in San Francisco (San Francisco County), California. Men and women are at the ticket counter by cast bronze lamps, a marble counter, and signs: "To Trains" and...
    • Southern Pacific Railroad Company--1930-1940.; San Francisco (Calif.)--1930-1940.; Interiors--California--San Francisco--1930-1940.; Passengers--California--San Francisco--1930-1940.; Railroad stations--California--San Francisco--1930-1940.; Ticket...
    • 1938
    • 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
    • Delicatessen and steam table at Overland Park

    • A woman lifts the lid of a container at the steam table in the clubhouse at Overland Park in the Overland neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. A cook who wears an apron and hat carves food for a man on the other side of the counter. A cooked duck is...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1920-1940.; Overland Park (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1940.; Clubhouses--Colorado--Denver--1920-1940.; Delicatessens--Colorado--Denver--1920-1940.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1920-1940.; Parks--Colorado--Denver--1920-1940.
    • [between 1921 and 1931?]
    • Homosexuals being punished by wearing dresses and wheeling heavy rocks

    • Black men in dresses and straw hats at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, push wheelbarrows; each contains a large rock. A black man in a golf hat lifts the hat of one of the prisoners. Rock canyon and dirt road are in the background.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1900-1910.; African Americans--Punishment & torture--Colorado--Canon City--1900-1910.; Gays--Colorado--Canon City--1900-1910.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1900-1910.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Stuck car

    • View of a car mired in mud by a river, (probably) in Colorado; a man lifts the spare tire from the back of the vehicle.
    • Automobiles--Colorado--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Raising water 36 ft. by water wheel for irrigation in the Grand Valley, Colo. Midland Ry.

    • Irrigation system for orchards and farming in Grand Valley, Colorado, using water wheel, canal and piped water. Water wheel lifts water from canal 36 (thirty-six) feet to piping above.
    • Grand Valley (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Canals--Colorado--Grand Valley--1900-1910.; Irrigation--Colorado--Grand Valley--1900-1910.; Waterwheels--Colorado--Grand Valley--1900-1910.; Colorado Midland Railway Company.
    • [1907?]
    • 14th Street Viaduct construction

    • Workmen watch as a crane on the traveler lifts a steel girder at the 14th (Fourteenth) Street Viaduct construction site in Denver, Colorado. Other beams and girders are on the ground nearby.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Bridge construction--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Girders--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Laborers--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Structural...
    • [1898]
    • Diamond jubilee of the Cathedral parish, Denver, Colorado...1860-1935.

    • Book created by Retired Reverend Monsignor Hugh L. McMenamin, LLD. for the Diamond Jubilee of the Cathedral Parish of Denver, Colorado. It covers the years of 1860 to 1935. Included in the book are sections dedicated to: Bishop Machebeuf, a...
    • Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception (Denver, Colo.); Catholic Church Colorado.
    • 1935
    • The Church Record: Vol. II No. 12

    • Newsletter produced by the Central Presbyterian Church in Denver, Colorado. Included in newsletter is a sermon by different religious leaders within the church, list of new members and events of different church societies.
    • Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver--History.; Church buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Central Presbyterian Church (Denver, Colo.); Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1903 June
    • The Church Record: vol 1 no 1

    • Newsletter produced by the Central Presbyterian Church in Denver, Colorado. Included in newsletter is a sermon by different religious leaders within the church, list of new members and events of different church societies.
    • Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver--History.; Church buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Central Presbyterian Church (Denver, Colo.); Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1901 February 26
    • The Aeronaut Joins the Circus: The Yearbook of 1926

    • South Denver High School yearbook for 1926.
    • South High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Yearbooks.; Denver Public Schools--Students--Yearbooks.; High schools--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; School yearbooks--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1926
    • The Annual: East Denver High School, 1914

    • 1914 Yearbook from East Denver High School.
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Yearbooks.; Denver Public Schools--Students--Yearbooks.; School yearbooks--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1914
    • Union Refining Company fire

    • View of a fire at the Union Refining Company in Denver, Colorado. A man lifts a hose; smoke comes from tanks and barrels.
    • Petroleum refineries--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Fire fighters--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Fires--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • December 16, 1932
    • Baltimore - 1953, opera house

    • View of the opera house in Baltimore, (Gilpin County) Colorado; shows the rear facade of the building tumbling forward; facade distorted where one corner of the foundation lifts off the ground; horizontal clapboard on the walls and two broken...
    • Baltimore (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building deterioration--Colorado--Baltimore--1950-1960.; Opera houses--Colorado--Baltimore--1950-1960.
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    • 14th Street Viaduct construction

    • Workmen and families pose near the partially constructed 14th Street Viaduct in Denver, Colorado. A crane lifts a steal beam toward the bridge.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Bridge construction--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; People--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Structural frames--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.
    • [1898]
    • The Heraldo Annual: 1902

    • West Denver High School yearbook for 1902.
    • West High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Periodicals.; Denver Public Schools--Students--Yearbooks.; School yearbooks--Colorado--Denver.; High schools--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.
    • 1902

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