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    • Primrose coal miners

    • A large group of miners pose near the mouth of the Primrose Mine in Primrose (Huerfano County), Colorado. The miners wear work clothes including: overalls, pants, suspenders, and coats. Most of the men wear hats with Johnny Lamps and hold picks in...
    • Primrose (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Primrose Mine (Huerfano County, Colo.)--1910-1930.; Coal mining--Colorado--Primrose--1910-1930.; Miners--Colorado--Primrose--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Big rock cut, on mile above Cabinet, N.P.R.R.

    • View of Northern Pacific Railroad Company construction near Cabinet (Bonner County) Idaho. Construction workers excavate a railroad cut with picks, shovels and hand carts. Cranes lift a boulder and containers. Chinese laborers wear coolie hats....
    • Northern Pacific Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Chinese--Employment--Idaho--Bonner County--1880-1890.; Bonner County (Idaho)--1880-1890.; Hoisting machinery--Idaho--Bonner County--1880-1890.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Idaho--Bonner...
    • [1882 or 1883]
    • Apollinar Martinez picking cucumbers

    • Apollinar Martinez, a Hispanic migrant worker, picks cucumbers in Weld County, Colorado. He wears a wide-brimmed hat.
    • Hispanic Americans--Employment--Colorado--Weld County--1960-1970.; Weld County (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Cucumbers--Colorado--Weld County--1960-1970.; Migrant agricultural laborers--Colorado--Weld County--1960-1970.; Martinez, Apollinar.
    • 1963 July 30
    • Agriculture crops equipment unidentified farm equipment

    • Close-up view of a agricultural implement that consists of two wheels, one that picks up dirt on small ledges and deposits the dirt on a ledge at the top of the wheel, probably in Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Agricultural machinery & implements--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.
    • [between 1904 and 1915?]
    • Forbes, Colorado probably strikebreakers

    • In Forbes, Las Animas County, Colorado, four coal miners pose on railroad tracks carrying picks and shovels. Telegraph wires are on the snowy railroad embankments.
    • Forbes (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Coal miners--Colorado--Forbes--1910-1920.; Miners' strikes--Colorado--Forbes--1910-1920.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Forbes--1910-1920.
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    • Cabin in Manitou

    • View of a log cabin in Manitou Springs, Colorado, with a brick chimney, shingle roof, and an open porch. A buckboard with a canvas top, bundles and passengers is by horses. The pinto is saddled; the sorrel is blanketed, and a man picks up a saddle....
    • Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.; Horses--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.; Houses--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.; Log cabins--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.
    • [between 1870 and 1880?]
    • Primos Chem. co. mine

    • Miners work inside the candle lit Primos Chemical Company vanadium mine in Vanadium (San Miguel County), Colorado, with picks, shovels, ore car, and ladder.
    • Primos Chemical Company--Facilities--1900-1910.; Mine railroads--Cars--Colorado--Vanadium--1900-1910.; Vanadium industry--Colorado--Vanadium--1900-1910.; Vanadium (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Interiors--Colorado--Vanadium--1900-1910.;...
    • [1900?]
    • Boss Mine at Breckenridge Colo.

    • A woman and miners, with picks and gold pans, pose by the entrance to the Boss mine near Breckenridge (Summit County), Colorado. Shows a horse.
    • Boss Mine (Summit County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Breckenridge (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Miners--Colorado--Breckenridge--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1880-1890.; Women--Colorado--Breckenridge--1880-1890.
    • [between 1882 and 1888]
    • Canyon road cribbing at Sta. 87, Uncompahgre Project, Colo

    • Men work with picks and shovels on the road south of Ouray near the Uncompahgre River Gorge in Ouray County, Colorado.
    • Ouray County (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Construction workers--Colorado--Ouray County--1890-1910.; Mountain roads--Colorado--Ouray County--1890-1910.; Road construction--Colorado--Ouray County--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Boarders in a coal camp household

    • A group of men pose near a house, possibly a boarding house, in a coal camp probably in Las Animas County, Colorado. Some of the men hold tools in their hands including axes, brooms, saws, and picks. Others hold liquor bottles. Several men sit on...
    • Las Animas County (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Coal mining--Colorado--Las Animas County--1890-1910.; Miners--Colorado--Las Animas County--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Las Animas County--1890-1910.; Women--Colorado--Las Animas County--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Industries construction

    • Workmen dig with shovels and picks in a ditch possibly near the South Platte River in Denver, Colorado. Other men stand on a wood plank bridge and look on.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Bridges--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Canals--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Digging--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Laborers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.
    • [between 1904 and 1915?]
    • Miners, Clear Creek county, Colorado

    • Rows of men and boys hold picks and hammers at an unidentified mine in Clear Creek County, Colorado, some sit on the roof of a mine building.
    • Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1890-1900.
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    • Canon city railroad stations

    • The brick Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Depot, at the western corner of South 9th (Ninth) Street and Highway 50, in Canon City (Fremont County), Colorado, has a hipped gable terra cotta tile roof, bracketed, wide eaves, stone trim, and an open...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Main Street after the flood of 1893

    • Workmen with shovels and picks on Main Street around 3:45 p.m. as pedestrians watch them clear the street after the flood. The men are wearing hats and workclothes; the onlookers are wearing suits and dresses, two are carrying umbrellas. Main...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Floods--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.
    • 1893
    • B & O, picking up mail on fly at Carman, Pa. C.R. depot at right & its condr.

    • A Baltimore & Ohio railroad train picks up mail on the fly from a track side Railway Mail Service crane in Carman (Elk County), Pennsylvania. A catcher arm is extended from the mail car. A railroad semaphore signal, a railroad tank car, and a depot...
    • Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Carman (Pa.)--1940-1950.; Railroad mail service.; Railroad motor cars.; Railroad signals.; Railroad stations.; Railroad tank cars.
    • 1941 April 26
    • Placer mine

    • Miners pose with picks in and near a sluice, part of a placer mining operation.
    • Hydraulic mining--1880-1900.; Miners--1880-1900.; Mining equipment--1880-1900.; Mining--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Excavating for reduction mill

    • Miners dig in an embankment with picks and shovels, in (probably) Colorado; another man looks on.
    • Miners--Colorado--1890-1900.; Mining equipment--Colorado--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Russell Gulch placer mining

    • Placer miners work near a sluice in Russell Gulch, Gilpin County, Colorado. Their tools include wheelbarrows, shovels, picks, and pitchforks. Monitors spray water, mine buildings are on the surrounding hills. David Henderson is in the foreground,...
    • Russell Gulch (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Gold mining--Colorado--Russell Gulch--1860-1870.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Russell Gulch--1860-1870.; Miners--Colorado--Russell Gulch--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Russell Gulch--1860-1870.;...
    • [between 1860 and 1870]
    • Early placer mining

    • Placer miners work near a sluice in Russell Gulch, Gilpin County, Colorado. Their tools include wheelbarrows, shovels, picks, and pitchforks. Monitors spray water, mine buildings are on the surrounding hills. David Henderson is in the foreground,...
    • Russell Gulch (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Gold mining--Colorado--Russell Gulch--1860-1870.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Russell Gulch--1860-1870.; Miners--Colorado--Russell Gulch--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Russell Gulch--1860-1870.;...
    • [between 1860 and 1870]
    • Creede, Colorado

    • A group of people in the town of Creede, Colorado, in Mineral County, stand on the porch of a store and along the dirt road in front of it and look into the distance. A man sits on a horse, and several of the men hold shovels and picks over their...
    • Creede (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.; Crowds--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Denver Ordnance Plant, hoisting re-enforcing steel

    • Construction workers unload re-enforcing steel from a railroad car at the Denver Ordnance Plant (Remington Ordnance Plant, later the Denver Federal Center) in Lakewood (Jefferson County), Colorado. Workers in hard hats and work clothes attach...
    • Denver Ordnance Plant--Buildings--1940-1950.; Lakewood (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Building construction--Colorado--Lakewood--1940-1950.; Construction workers--Colorado--Lakewood--1940-1950.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Lakewood--1940-1950.; Industrial...
    • [1941?]
    • A packers camp, Po'Keepsie Gulch [sic]

    • View of an encampment in Poughkeepsie Gulch, San Juan County, Colorado; men and a woman pose with pack burros, a tent, chairs, picks, a washtub, and laundry on a clothesline.
    • Donkeys--Colorado--San Juan County--1890-1910.; Mining camps--Colorado--San Juan County--1890-1910.; Poughkeepsie Gulch (Colo.)--1890-1910.; San Juan County (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--San Juan County--1890-1910.; Pack...
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Canning factory Delta, Colo. peeling tomatoes

    • Women workers can tomatoes at a Delta, (Delta County) Colorado canning plant, by benches of tin cans. A man picks up pails; a conveyor belt, pulleys, belts, and other machinery are in the background.
    • Delta (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Factories--Colorado--Delta--1930-1940.; Food industry--Colorado--Delta--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • Near White Oaks

    • Miners pose near the tracks of a mine tramway in New Mexico. The men hold various tools that include prospectors picks, pry bars, chisles, and a barrel.
    • Miners--New Mexico--1880-1900.; Mining--New Mexico--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Debris left by vandals at La Rasa[sic] Head Start School

    • A woman picks up trash and debris left behind by vandals at the La Raza Head Start School. A gas stove is in the background.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Nursery schools--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Vandalism--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • [between 1960 and 1970?]
    • Miners at Gilsonite Mine

    • Miners pose with picks and pry bars at the entrance to the Gilsonite Mine near Gilsonite (Mesa County), Colorado. Some men wear crossed cloth bandolier harnesses. Nearby signs read: "Danger" and "No Smoking".
    • Gilsonite (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Gilsonite Mine (Mesa County, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Miners--Colorado--Gilsonite--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Gilsonite--1900-1910.
    • [between 1940 and 1960]
    • Colo. Springs, looking N. on Tejon

    • View north on Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, shows workmen of the Colorado Springs Interurban Railway with picks and shovels rebuilding tracks at the Huerfano Street crossing, and the business district busy with...
    • Colorado Springs and Interurban Railway--People--1900-1910.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Construction--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1900-1910.; Electric railroads--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1900-1910.; Street...
    • 1901
    • First house in Cripple Creek, Poverty Gulch

    • First house in Poverty Gulch, Cripple Creek, Colorado; house is possibly Robert Womack's cabin in Fremont (prior to Cripple Creek incorporation) or Andy Frazier's cabin in Squaw Gulch; the one-story rounded log cabin built into the hillside has a...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Log cabins--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • [between 1892 and 1895]
    • Morrison flood

    • People in Morrison, Jefferson County, Colorado, clean up after a flood. Men (one Black) work in mud and rocks with picks and shovels. A gabled roof with a dormer sags behind them with no supporting walls. A sign on the roofridge reads: "Round Up...
    • Morrison (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Floods--Colorado--Morrison--1930-1940.
    • 1938
    • Mushroom farm in Westminster, Colorado

    • This interior view of the Savery mushroom farm in Westminster, Colorado, shows a bed crowded with ripe, white fungi. A man in a suit, tie and fedora picks one in the background.
    • Westminster (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Farms--Colorado--Westminster--1930-1940.; Interiors--1930-1940.; Mushrooms--Colorado--Westminster--1930-1940.
    • 1931
    • Pueblo flood

    • View of an over-turned railroad passenger car, box car and debris after a flood in Pueblo, Colorado. A man picks through the rubble. An intact Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe bridge, a damaged Denver & Rio Grande Western Bridge, the Arkansas River, and...
    • Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Debris--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Railroad freight...
    • 1921
    • Laying sidewalks

    • In Rifle, Garfield County, Colorado, men work with picks, shovels, wheelbarrows, and a vat of tar.
    • Rifle (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Sidewalks--Colorado--Rifle--1900-1920.
    • [between 1905 and 1915?]
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 3 Number 35, 1911 August 26

    • 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.
    • 19110826
    • Hiawatha Mine

    • Miners pose with picks at the shafthouse of the Hiawatha Mine in Park County, Colorado.
    • Hiawatha Mine (Park County, Colo.)--1880-1900.; Park County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Park County--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Park County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1940 and 1960]
    • Miners inside a gold mine pit

    • Miners use shovels and picks in a sluice and operate a crane on a hydraulic placer gold mining dredge, Park County, Colorado. Pipes run down the wall into the pit.
    • Dredges--Colorado--Park County--1900-1910.; Gold dredging--Colorado--Park County--1900-1910.; Park County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Drilling & boring machinery--Colorado--Park County--1900-1910.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Park County--1900-1910.;...
    • [1900?]
    • Debby with Doughnuts

    • View of Deborah Bankart of the American Red Cross making doughnuts with an automatic baking machine. The machine is the size of a large stove and doughnuts emerge through a shute where she picks them up with two sticks and arranges them in neat...
    • Doughnuts--Italy--1940-1950.; Military life--Italy--1940-1950.; Bankart, Deborah.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • February 1945
    • Illinois Mining Accidents 1889 to 1925

    • An alphabetical listing of people who were killed in mining accidents in Illinois from 1889 to 1925.
    • Mine accidents--Illinois--Indexes.
    • 2007
    • Gillett, Colo., Mexican bullfights

    • View of a bullfight in a small stadium in Gillett, Colorado, shows three men in bullfighting attire. One matador (bullfighter) teases a bull with a cape, while a picador holds banderillas (picks). All three men are within the wooden corral while...
    • Gillett (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Bullfighting--Colorado--Gillett--1890-1900.
    • August, 1895
    • Klondykers, Cottonwood Placers, Pinion [sic] Colo.

    • Cottonwood Placer Company men stand and sit on a riffle box (sluice) in front of a cabin in Pinon (Montrose County), Colorado, with picks, a shovel, and a gold washing pan. Sign reads: "Klondykers."
    • Cottonwood Placer Company--People--1890-1900.; Pinon (Montrose County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Cabins--Colorado--Pinon--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Pinon--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Pinon--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Pinon--1890-1900.;...
    • 1897 Sep. 8
    • How we cook in Colorado : choice recipes

    • Cookbook created with submissions from the Ladies of First Baptist Church.
    • Cooking, American--Colorado.; First Baptist Church (Denver, Colo.); First Baptist Church (Denver, Colo.)--History.
    • 1907
    • Peach orchards, Antlers, Co.

    • A man, wearing an apron, picks peaches from an orchard in Antlers, Garfield County, Colorado.
    • Antlers (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Harvesting--Colorado--Antlers--1900-1910.; Peach orchards--Colorado--Antlers--1900-1910.
    • September 15, 1909
    • Lone Jack cabin

    • Miners pose with picks, shovels, a miner's candle, and on horseback by the Lone Jack cabin in Gilpin County, Colorado.
    • Gilpin County (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Horseback riding--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1910.; Log cabins--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1910.; Miners--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1910.
    • [between 1895 and 1905]
    • The Scriptbook

    • Booklet created by The Script Club of East High School in Denver, Colorado. Members of The Script Club, the writing club of East High, submitted their own works for create this booklet. Included are poems, essays, sketches and stories written by...
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Writings.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.; High school students' writings--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; High schools--Colorado--Denver.; East High School (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1932 May
    • East High spotlight: vol 30 no 9

    • Newspaper produced by East High School of Denver, Colorado. Included in the paper are photographs of students, articles on school events and sports.
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Writings.; East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Periodicals.; High schools--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.; High schools--Colorado--Denver.; East High School (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1944 March 2
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 1 Number 28, 1909 August 28

    • 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.
    • 19090828
    • Fruit orchard Antlers, Colo.

    • A man and boy stand near a peach tree in an orchard near Antlers, Garfield County, Colorado. The man picks a peach off of the tree while the boy carries a wooden box. A sawhorse stands underneath the peach tree. Possibly two dogs stand underneath...
    • Antlers (Colo.)--1890-1920.; Boys--Colorado--Antlers--1890-1920.; Peach orchards--Colorado--Antlers--1890-1920.
    • [between 1891 and 1915?]
    • Nude

    • A nude woman in a meadow picks flowers probably in Colorado. She wears a garland of daisies on her head, and a long daisy chain around her waist. Aspen trees are in the distance.
    • Flowers--Colorado--1900-1920.; Flowers--Colorado--1910-1920.; Nudes--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]

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