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    • Conoco refinery

    • View of the Conoco oil refinery at 5801 Brighton Boulevard in Commerce City (Adams County), Colorado. A large sign near the road reads: "CONOCO." Shows the tanks, towers, and pipes that make up the refinery. Overhead power lines run to the towers....
    • Continental Oil Company--Facilities--1970-1980.; Commerce City (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Refineries.; Continental Oil Company--Pictorial works.; Petroleum refineries--Colorado--Commerce City--Pictorial works.; Commerce City (Colo.)--Pictorial works.
    • 1977
    • Oil Refineries at Florence, Colo.

    • View of the United Oil Company refining works in Florence, (Fremont County) Colorado. Shows Denver and Rio Grande railroad tracks and freight cars, warehouses, oil storage tanks, and a mill building. Signs on buildings in the area read: "The United...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1890-1920.; United Oil Company--Facilities--1890-1920.; Florence (Colo.)--1890-1920.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--Florence--1890-1920.; Railroads--Colorado--Florence--1890-1920.; Storage...
    • [between 1895 and 1920?]
    • Industries - oil

    • Oil men stand near a tapped well in an oil field as oil spews up from the ground. Oil drilling equipment is in the foreground.
    • Oil wells--Colorado--1910-1930.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Main portion of plan of Index Shale Oil Co, De Beque, Colo.

    • View of oil shale processing facilities at the Index Shale Oil Company in De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado; shows storage bins, crusher house, and smokestacks.
    • Index Oil Shale Company--1920-1930.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; De Beque (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 2 Number 31, 1910 July 30

    • 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.
    • 19100730
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 1 Number 2, 1918 April

    • 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.
    • 19180401
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 7 Numbers 3 and 4, 1924 March-April

    • Newsletter produced everty two months 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.
    • 19240300
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 1 Number 5, 1918 July

    • 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.
    • 19180701
    • Parachute Creek valley

    • View of Parachute Creek valley in Garfield County, Colorado; a man is by a car; a cabin and Roan Cliff formations and oil shale deposits are in the distance.
    • Oil-shales--Colorado--Garfield County--1910-1930.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1910-1930.; Automobiles--Colorado--Garfield County--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Continental Oil Co.

    • Aerial view of oil storage tanks at the Continental Oil Company refinery in Commerce City (Adams County), Colorado. Smokestacks are near a group of refinery structures.
    • Continental Oil Company--Facilities--1930-1940.; Oil storage tanks--Colorado--Commerce City--1930-1940.; Commerce City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--Commerce City--1930-1940.; Refineries--Colorado--Commerce City--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Denver office building

    • Men look into a window of a brokerage office in Denver, Colorado. A miniature oil derrick is on display in the window. The words: "Boulder. Florence. Pagosa Spgs. Debeque." and "Oil Stocks and Broker [?]" are painted on the window.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Financial facilities--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Spectators--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Window displays--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Florence oil field

    • View of an oil derrick, probably owned by the United Oil Company, people, wood frame houses, a hill and an outhouse near Florence (Fremont County), Colorado.
    • United Oil Company--Facilities--1890-1920.; Fremont County (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Oil well drilling rigs--Colorado--Fremont County--1890-1920.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Oil derrick

    • View of an oil derrick, probably operated by United Oil Company, in Florence (Fremont County), Colorado. Shows wood frame, gabled buildings, a smokestack and people.
    • United Oil Company--Facilities--1890-1900.; Fremont County (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Oil drilling rigs--Colorado--Fremont County--1890-1900.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--Fremont County--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Mount Logan

    • View of Mount Logan oil shale formations and Roan Cliffs in Garfield County, Colorado. Erosion cuts through rock strata.
    • Oil-shales--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.; Logan, Mount (Garfield County, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1920-1930.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1925?]
    • Oil shale refinery

    • Men examine a retort at an oil shale processing facility at the Index Shale Oil Company in De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado; also shows machinery, pipes, and sheds.
    • Index Oil Shale Company--1920-1930.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; De Beque (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.
    • 1922 March 24
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 1 Number 3, 1918 May

    • 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.
    • 19180501
    • Oil Exchange

    • Men pose outdoors near the Oil Exchange and Board of Trade in the Albany Hotel building at 17th (Seventeenth) and Stout Streets in downtown Denver, Colorado. An automobile is parked nearby. A sign reads: "A. G. Clarke's Drug Co."
    • Albany Hotel (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Oil Exchange and Board of Trade (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Commodity exchanges--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Oil Exchange and Board of Trade

    • Men sit and stand in the Oil Exchange and Board of Trade office in the Albany Hotel in Denver, Colorado. A board with the status of various oilfields is on one wall. Chandeliers hang from the ceiling.
    • Albany Hotel (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Oil Exchange and Board of Trade (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Commodity exchanges--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Petroleum...
    • [March 15 1926?]
    • Brown Retort, Index Shale Oil Co., on Mt. Blaine, near De Beque

    • A man poses by oil shale processing machinery at the Index Oil Company near De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado; shows a retort with a rotating tank with gear and belt drives.
    • Index Shale Oil Company--1920-1930.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; De Beque (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Machinery--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Plant of Monarch Shale Oil Co., (Ginet Process), near De Beque, Colo.

    • Men pose by the Monarch Shale Oil Company shale oil extraction facility near De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado; pipes and sheds are on a steep slope.
    • Monarch Shale Oil Company--1910-1920.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--Mesa County--1910-1920.; Mesa County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--Mesa County--1910-1920.; Men--Colorado--Mesa County--1910-1920.; Petroleum...
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Plant site of the Monarch Shale Oil Co.

    • View of oil shale formations and Roan Cliffs at Conn Creek, in Garfield County, Colorado; also shows a Monarch Shale Oil Company building and tailings.
    • Monarch Shale Oil Company--Facilities--1910-1920.; Oil-shales--Colorado--Garfield County--1910-1920.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1910-1920.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--Garfield County--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Rifle - De Beque Oil & Gas Co.

    • View of the De Beque Oil and Gas Company in Rifle (Garfield County), Colorado; equipment includes derricks, sheds, pipe sections, and furnaces.
    • Rifle (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Oil well drilling rigs--Colorado--Rifle--1910-1920.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--Rifle--1910-1920.
    • 1916, March 18
    • Plant of Monarch Shale Oil Co., (Ginet Process), near De Beque, Colo.

    • View of the Monarch Shale Oil Company oil shale extraction plant near De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado; men pose by pipes and sheds on a steep slope.
    • Monarch Shale Oil Company--1910-1930.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--Mesa County--1910-1930.; Mesa County (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--Mesa County--1910-1930.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--Mesa County--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Harry Brown - Brown Retort

    • Harry Brown poses in an oil shale processing facility at the Index Shale Oil Company in De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado; he poses beside a Brown retort (he is probably the inventor) that consists of a hopper, rotating tanks, and exhaust stacks.
    • Index Oil Shale Company--Facilities--1920-1930.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; De Beque (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Machinery--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Petroleum...
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Where the spent shale is discharged

    • A man stands near the oil shale processing facility at the Index Shale Oil Company in De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado, Shows a Brown retort, a conveyor belt elevator for tailings, exhaust stacks, and sheds. The Roan Cliffs are in the distance.
    • Index Oil Shale Company--1920-1930.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; De Beque (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Conveying systems--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Petroleum...
    • 1922
    • Brown Retort

    • Men examine a Brown retort under construction at an oil shale processing facility at the Index Shale Oil Company in De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado; part of the retort is in a shed.
    • Index Oil Shale Company--1920-1930.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; De Beque (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1922?]
    • DeBeque

    • View of oil shale processing facilities at the Index Shale Oil Company in De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado; also shows a retort with machinery, pipes, and sheds.
    • Index Oil Shale Company--1920-1930.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; De Beque (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Oil Shale mountains near De Beque, Colorado

    • View of a car, sagebrush, oil shale strata, and hills near De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado.
    • Oil-shales--Colorado--Mesa County--1910-1920.; Mesa County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Automobiles--Colorado--Mesa County--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Boulder oil field

    • View of five oil derricks near Boulder, Colorado; wooden frame buildings, residences, oil storage tanks, oil production facility, tenant houses; foothills of Rocky Mountains, background.
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Boulder--1900-1920.; Oil wells--Colorado--Boulder--1900-1920.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--Boulder--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 2 Number 30, 1910 July 23

    • 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.
    • 19100723
    • Mt. Logan retort Simplex

    • View of an oil shale processing facility (a retort) near De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado; shows sheds, ore cables, chutes, and pipes on a hillside.
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--De Beque--1900-1920.; De Beque (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--De Beque--1900-1920.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--De Beque--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 2 Number 4, 1919 April

    • 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.
    • 19190401
    • American Shale Refining Company (Wingett Process), on Conn Creek

    • View of an American Shale Refining Company oil shale processing facility near De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado; shows dormitories and outhouses. Road grade and tailings are on slopes of the Roan Cliffs.
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; De Beque (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1920-1930.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Wooden buildings--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Breaking camp

    • A survey team breaks camp near Fourmile Creek in Fremont County, Colorado. Burros are loaded with equipment, bedrolls, and a table. A team of railroad surveyors stand interspersed with the burros. One man holds a stadia rod in his hand. A canvas...
    • Fourmile Creek (Fremont County and Custer County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Fremont County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Camping--Colorado--Fremont County--1880-1890.; Donkeys--Colorado--Fremont County--1880-1890.; Packtrains--Colorado--Fremont...
    • [between 1881 and 1884?]
    • Wash day in a United States Geological Survey camp

    • View of a large kettle beside canvas tents at a United States Geological Survey camp in either Mesa County or Garfield County, Colorado. Oil shale burns under a laundry kettle.
    • Geological Survey (U.S.)--People--1910-1920.; Oil-shales--Colorado--1910-1920.; Campfires--Colorado--1910-1920.; Camping--Colorado--1910-1920.; Expeditions & surveys--Colorado--1910-1920.; Tents--Colorado--1910-1920.
    • 1914?
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 10 Numbers 7 and 8, 1927 July-August

    • Newsletter produced everty two months 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.
    • 19270700
    • Oil from the Ginet Plant, Monarch Shale Oil Co, near De Beque, Colo.

    • Men use a funnel to fill wood barrels with oil, near De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado. A man in a suit and duster hat looks on; the Roan Cliffs are in the distance.
    • Monarch Shale Oil Company--Products--1910-1930.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--De Beque--1910-1930.; Barrels--Colorado--De Beque--1910-1930.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--De Beque--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]

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