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    • Central City

    • View of Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado; shows Main and Eureka Streets, businesses, houses, mines, and tailings piles.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Gregory Lode looking south Gregory store & F. Smith Bank.

    • Miners pose outside the Gregory Store and the F. Smith Bank at Gregory Gulch near Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. Frame mine buildings, probably the Gregory Mine, are on the treeless hillside. Shows tailings piles, stone retaining walls,...
    • Gilpin County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Gregory Gulch (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Banks--Colorado--Gregory Gulch--1860-1870.; Gold mining--Colorado--Gregory Gulch--1860-1870.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Gregory Gulch--1860-1870.; Miners--Colorado--Gregory...
    • 1861
    • Montgomery C.T.

    • View of log, frame, and probably mine buildings in Montgomery (Park County), Colorado. Cabins have log or sod roofs, stone chimneys, and metal pipes. Shows a wooden water wheel and timber piles between houses. A commercial building sign reads:...
    • Montgomery (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Log cabins--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Central City, C. T.

    • View of Central City, Colorado in Gilpin County before the fire that destroyed most of the town. Piles of boards behind commercial buildings near patches of snow on the ground. Signs: "Clothing & Furnishing Goods O. K. Store Wholesale & Retail,"...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Nevadaville, Colo. looking N W early 1860's

    • View, northwest, of Nevadaville, Gilpin County, Colorado, shows frame and log dwellings (some with exterior stone chimneys), mining facilities, wood piles, privies and tailings. The Continental Divide in distance is capped with snow.
    • Nevadaville (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Black Hawk, Colorado

    • Panoramic view of frame and brick buildings on Gregory Street in Blackhawk (Black Hawk), Gilpin County, Colorado. Shows the Presbyterian Church with a spire on a hillside, and commercial buildings with signs that read: "Wholesale & Retail...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Great flood in Denver, May 19th, 1864

    • People and horses stand beside an eroded Larimer street during a flood of Cherry Creek in Denver, Colorado. Shows brick and frame commercial buildings in Auraria and the flooded South Platte River. Piles of probably people's belongings are beside a...
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.;...
    • 1864 May 19
    • Central City

    • View of Eureka Street in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. Men and horse-drawn wagons are in the dirt street near lumber piles. Signs on businesses read: "Drug St[ore]," "Wholesale and Retail Dry Goods," "Hardware, Stoves & Tin Ware," "Book...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.
    • 1865
    • East end

    • View of a town or mining settlement in a mountain valley. Shows frame and stone buildings, a timber polygonal frame building with a pointed roof, scaffolding beside buildings, dirt roads, ore or rock piles, and probably ore car tracks.
    • Cities & towns--1860-1870.; Mining--1860-1870.; Valleys--1860-1870.
    • 1866
    • West end South Adams village

    • View of frame buildings with gabled roofs in a town near hills and trees. Probably an ore pile and ore car tracks are near a river. One or two story buildings are near probably a barn and timber piles. Cultivated crops are near deciduous trees. A...
    • Cities & towns--1860-1870.; Croplands--1860-1870.; Mine railroad cars--1860-1870.; Mining--1860-1870.; Rivers--1860-1870.
    • 1866
    • West end

    • View of a row of identical frame buildings, possibly miner's residences, in a mountain valley. Shows talus beside a creek bed, piles of wooden boards, trees, bushes, and dirt roads.
    • Houses--1860-1870.; Mining--1860-1870.; Streams--1860-1870.; Valleys--1860-1870.
    • 1866
    • S. end E. front U.P. railroad works at Omaha

    • View of frame railroad works buildings and the brick engine house of the Union Pacific Railroad in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Piles of lumber are stacked near the railroad buildings. Shows a depression in a grassy field.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Buildings--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad facilities--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • Landing of the U.P.R.R. Excursts. at Omaha (1)

    • People stand near piles of supplies stored in barrels, wooden crates and burlap sacks, in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows a stagecoach, horse drawn wagons, railroad tracks, a Union Pacific Railroad car, and probably the "Colorado" or the...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Missouri River--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Steamboats--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Tourists--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • Flume near Idaho Springs

    • View of a wooden flume at probably a placer mine on Chicago Creek near Idaho Springs in Clear Creek County, Colorado. Shows a timber foot bridge over the creek, log cabins and tailings piles.
    • Chicago Creek (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Flumes--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1860-1870.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1860-1870.; Streams--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Street view of Benton, Wyoming Territory

    • Men in sack suits and hats or caps pose outside businesses in Benton (Carbon County), Wyoming. Signs on frame and canvas buildings read: "T.A. Kent & Co. Wines & Liquors," "Chicago Ale," "Bank," "Crockery" "Apples @ $1500," "A.H. Huyett, Wholesale...
    • Benton (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Barrels--Wyoming--Benton--1860-1870.; Dirt roads--Wyoming--Benton--1860-1870.; Mercantile facilities--Wyoming--Benton--1860-1870.; Tents--Wyoming--Benton--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Burning Rock cut, Green River Valley

    • Two men stand on the edge of the Burning Rock Cut, a Union Pacific railroad cut, under construction in the Green River Valley Area of Utah. A mule drawn wagon and construction workers are on the far side of the cut. Buttes and a desolate landscape...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1870-1880.; Emery County (Utah)--1870-1880.; Green River Valley (Utah)--1870-1880.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Utah--Emery County--1870-1880.; Railroad cuts--Utah--Emery County--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • Mack's lumber yard N W corner Main & Sixth St.

    • The office of this lumberyard in Canon City, Colorado, is a frame saltbox structure with a false front. Curving lines of letters on it read: "Easte(?), Chic(?), Wholesale, mouldings, lath, shingles, hardwood, picket fence, glass, cement, plaster,...
    • Lumberyards--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.; Canon City (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • 1875
    • Infantry camp in wickyups, on Whitewood

    • View of an infantry camp on Whitewood, Black Hills, Dakota Territory, shows soldiers in the Native American campaigns with piles of their gear around small shelters constructed of willow rods and canvas scraps.
    • Dakota Indians--War, 1876--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--War--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Campaigns & battles--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Soldiers--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.;...
    • 1876
    • Gregory Gulch

    • View of businesses, frame mine buildings and head frames on a hillside in Gregory Gulch in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. People are in the arched doorway of the Gregory Store beside a horse-drawn wagon. Shows tailings piles on a treeless...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Gregory Gulch (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Mercantile facilities--Colorado--Central City--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1870-1880.
    • 1879
    • Kokomo

    • Men wear suits and hats and pose on wooden sidewalks in front of commercial buildings in Kokomo (Summit County), Colorado. Frame buildings have gabled roofs and false fronts. Signs on businesses read: "Will C. Stainsby, Drugs & Medicines,...
    • Kokomo (Colo.)--1870-1880.; City & town life--Colorado--Kokomo--1870-1880.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Kokomo--1870-1880.
    • 1879
    • Old Geyser Cut above Silver Cliff

    • Miners push mine cars on wooden bridges between piles of tailings at the Old Geyser Cut near Silver Cliff, Custer County, Colorado.
    • Tailings embankments--Colorado--Silver Cliff--1880-1890.; Silver Cliff (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Bridges--Colorado--Silver Cliff--1880-1890.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Silver Cliff--1880-1890.; Miners--Colorado--Silver Cliff--1880-1890.;...
    • 1880
    • Summer view

    • View of a Native American Sioux tepee camp, on the open prairie, Dakota Territory, show a covered entry and timber piles with two figures in distance.
    • Dakota Indians--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Indian encampments--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Tipis--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.
    • 1882
    • East side of Main Street, north from Tomichi Ave.

    • East side of Main Street north from Tomichi Avenue, Gunnison, Colorado, shows the stone Tabor House (Palisades Hotel), the city well with piles of rock rubble from water works project, pedestrians, and horse- drawn wagons. Business signs read: "C....
    • Gunnison (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Business districts--Colorado--Gunnison--1880-1890.; Streets--Colorado--Gunnison--1880-1890.
    • 1882
    • Canon City about 1883

    • Looking northeast at Canon City, Colorado, the State Penitentiary is a complex of two-story stone buildings with gable roofs and a surrounding wall with corner towers. Tents and piles of ties are next to tracks of the Denver and Rio Grande Western...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.; Colorado State Penitentiary.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.
    • 1883
    • Caribou Hill

    • Two men tend a hoist bucket as a third looks on, Caribou Hill, Boulder County, Colorado. Other mines and piles of tailings are on the hill behind them.
    • Tailings embankments--Colorado--Boulder County--1880-1890.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Caribou Hill (Boulder County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Boulder County--1880-1890.; Miners--Colorado--Boulder...
    • 1883
    • Main Street, looking east from 4th St.

    • View east on Main Street from 4th (Fourth) Street, Grand Junction, Colorado, shows one and two-story wood frame or brick flat-roof buildings, many under construction. Signs include: "J.R. Elliott," "Central House," "Variety Store," "Drug Store,"...
    • Grand Junction (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Grand Junction--1880-1890.; Construction--Colorado--Grand Junction--1880-1890.
    • 1884
    • Woodstock snow slide ruins

    • View of a collapsed frame, probably one-story house, in Woodstock near Pitkin (Gunnison County), Colorado west of Alpine Pass. A wooden plank supports an unstable wall. A brick chimney, wooden shingles, and rafters are in the debris pile of the...
    • Woodstock (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Avalanches--Colorado--Woodstock--1880-1890.; Houses--Colorado--Woodstock--1880-1890.; Ruins--Colorado--Woodstock--1880-1890.; Snow--Colorado--Woodstock--1880-1890.
    • 1884?
    • Bridge on Helena & Northern approaching Marysville

    • Construction workers in sack suits and overcoats, hold shovels and pose on a Helena and Northern Railroad (a Northern Pacific short line) trestle under construction in Marysville (Lewis and Clark County), Montana. The high, wooden trestle is over a...
    • Helena and Northern Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Northern Pacific Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Marysville (Mont.)--1880-1890.; Bridge construction--Montana--Marysville--1880-1890.; Mine buildings--Montana--Marysville--1880-1890.; Railroad...
    • 1887 October
    • The city of Leadville, Colorado, and its surroundings

    • View of Leadville in Lake County, Colorado. Shows miners gathered at a mine. Shows headframes, tailings piles, smelters with smokestacks, and frame or brick buildings and houses. Snow is on the Sawatch Range in the distance.
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Sawatch Range (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.; Headframes (Mining)--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.
    • 1888 December 1
    • Nevadaville about 1888

    • View of Nevadaville (Gilpin County), Colorado; shows log dwellings, Quartz Hill, Pozo Mill, a monitor roofed mining facility, firewood, a buckboard, smokestacks, and tailings piles.
    • Nevadaville (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Quartz Hill (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Nevadaville--1880-1890.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Nevadaville--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Nevadaville--1880-1890.; Ore...
    • 1888?
    • Cattle shed of A.A. Spaugh at Bel Pre' Ranch

    • Interior view of a cattle shed. A woman poses beside a calf in a snow-covered barn in probably Niobrara County, Wyoming. Snow piles and icicles are on rafters, against the ceiling and beside a wall in Addison A. Spaugh's barn at what is identified...
    • Spaugh, Addison A. (Addison Augustus), 1857-1943--Homes & haunts.; Niobrara County (Wyo.)--1880-1890.; Barns--Wyoming--Niobrara County--1880-1890.; Beef cattle--Wyoming--Niobrara County--1880-1890.; Icicles--Wyoming--Niobrara County--1880-1890.;...
    • 1889 June 8
    • Chief Fast Thunders camp

    • Native American (Sioux) men and women stand and sit on horseback, near a group of tepees, probably in South Dakota. The men and women stand near a wooden crate and various piles of wood, the women wear dresses and are wrapped in blankets, the men...
    • Dakota Indians--South Dakota--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--South Dakota--1890-1900.; Horseback riding--South Dakota--1890-1900.; Indian encampments--South Dakota--1890-1900.; Women--South Dakota--1890-1900.
    • 1891
    • Amethyst, Colo., the Weiss-Chapman Drug Co.

    • Piles of rocks, logs, boards, and debris surround the buildings along a street in Creede, Colorado, in Mineral County. The structures consist of one-story buildings with gables, wood-frames, and tin siding. Two men stand near the "Drug Store"...
    • Creede (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Business districts--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.; Construction--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.
    • 1892
    • Creede fire

    • Smoke rises from the smoldering ashes of the fire that burned part of the town of Creede, Colorado, in Mineral County. Piles of brick and debris litter the foreground where only a portion of a brick wall remains standing. A chimney from another...
    • Creede (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Fires--Colorado--Creede--1930-1940.
    • 1892
    • Lower Creede after fire

    • Men and wagons are in streets of the burned business district in Creede (Mineral County), Colorado. Shows piles of debris and a canvas tent beside Denver & Rio Grande Railroad tracks in a valley.
    • Creede (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Business districts--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.
    • 1892 June
    • After the fire, Jimtown

    • People stand and pose in a dirt street at Jimtown (Creede) after a fire in Mineral County, Colorado. Smoke rises from piles of debris in what had been a business district. Shows Denver & Rio Grande Railroad tracks and Willow Creek near burned...
    • Creede (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Business districts--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.
    • 1892 June 6
    • 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
    • Stumptown

    • View of the Last Chance, Amethyst, and New York mines in Weaver, near Creed, in Mineral County, Colorado. Shows industrial buildings, tailings piles, and road with switch-backs.
    • Amethyst Mine (Mineral County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Last Chance Mine (Mineral County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; New York Mine (Mineral County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Weaver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Weaver--1890-1900.;...
    • 1893
    • Cripple Creek, Colo. first train into the "great gold camp"

    • View of the first train into Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado. Shows Denver and Rio Grande locomotive 39, a baggage car and passenger cars surrounded by a crowd of people. Mine buildings are on the hillsides. Horse-drawn carriages and piles...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1890-1900.; Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Railroads--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Spectators--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • 1894 July 1
    • 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...
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Building construction.; Buildings.; Foundations.; Mills.; Ore industry.
    • 1894 November 7
    • Mortimer - "Old Carson City"

    • Lumber yard in Mortimer, Costilla County, Colorado, includes log cabins, a stack of baled hay, and corrals. Hewn logs are in piles and loaded onto horse-drawn wagons; men, women, and children pose throughout. Buggies, buckboards and a scoop lie...
    • Mortimer (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Lumber industry--Colorado--Mortimer--1890-1900.; Lumberyards--Colorado--Mortimer--1890-1900.
    • 1895

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