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    • Representatives of the press, with the excursion

    • Journalists with the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian pose in suits, overcoats, caps, wide brimmed hats or top hats; they stand near a canvas tent in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. Shows a stove pipe near canvas tents supported...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Journalists--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Tourists--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • Steamers Denver and Colorado, U.P.R.R.

    • People disembark at Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska, and pose near the steamers "Denver" and "Colorado" on the Missouri River. Shows tall smokestacks on steamboats, and people behind ornate wooden railings on upper and lower story observation...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Missouri River--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Rivers--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Steamboats--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.;...
    • 1866 October
    • Grand Island, Nebraska in 1867

    • View of frame buildings in Grand Island (Hall County), Nebraska. People are on the porch of the "OK Store" and a horse drawn wagon is parked in the street. Shows a "Saloon," wooden sidewalks, houses with fenced yards, a church with a bell tower...
    • Grand Island (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Bars--Nebraska--Grand Island--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Nebraska--Grand Island--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Central Block, Omaha in 1868

    • People and a horse-drawn stagecoach are outside the Central Block, a three-story brick commercial building on Farnam Street between 13th (Thirteenth) and 14th (Fourteenth) Streets in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows sidewalks and telegraph...
    • Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Commercial facilities--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Railroad shops at Laramie

    • View of railroad buildings and construction workers at Union Pacific Railroad tracks and shop buildings in Laramie (Albany County), Wyoming. Shows a stone roundhouse and repair shop, an unfinished railroad bed, stacks of lumber and railroad ties, a...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Laramie (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Railroad shops & yards--Wyoming--Laramie--1860-1870.; Railroads--Wyoming--Laramie--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Dale Creek Bridge

    • The wooden Dale Creek Bridge, a Union Pacific Railroad trestle over a rocky canyon in Albany County, Wyoming. Shows telegraph poles and guy wires near the narrow canyon.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Albany County (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Railroad bridges--Wyoming--Albany County--1860-1870.; Trestles--Wyoming--Albany County--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Promontory, Utah

    • View of Union Pacific Railroad and Central Pacific Railroad tracks, a switch and railroad signal at Promontory (Box Elder County), Utah. A man stands beside the tracks. Shows a railroad car on a Shoo-Fly (temporary track), telegraph poles, a United...
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Promontory (Utah)--1860-1870.; Flags--American--1860-1870.; Railroad cars--Utah--Promontory--1860-1870.; Railroad signals--Utah--Promontory--1860-1870.;...
    • 1869
    • Nu-nu-shi-unt, the dreamer

    • An unidentified Native American (Paiute) man sleeps on blankets inside of a wickiup; a small hut of branches over interlocking poles and an open side, southern Utah.
    • Indians of North America--Utah--1870-1880.; Paiute Indians--Utah--1870-1880.; Wickiups--Utah--1870-1880.
    • 1874
    • Travois with wounded man, from Battle of Slim Buttes

    • View a wounded soldier on a travois constructed of two long poles pulled by a mule or horse with an attendant, along French Creek, Black Hills, Dakota Territory. The soldier is covered with a plaid blanket and is propped up with his pack.
    • Dakota Territory--War--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--War--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Slim Buttes (S.D.), Battle of, 1876--Casualties--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Litters--Dakota...
    • 1876
    • Plaza, La Veta, Colo. Beatty Mt. in background

    • People and a horse-drawn carriage are in front of the one-story adobe brick Francisco Plaza fort buildings in La Veta (Spanish Peaks, Huerfano County), Colorado (later the Francisco Fort Museum), this served as the commercial center of the town and...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company--1870-1880.; La Veta (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--La Veta--1870-1880.; Forts & fortifications--Colorado--La Veta--1870-1880.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--La Veta--1870-1880.;...
    • 1876
    • Main Street between third and fourth north side

    • Commercial buildings on Main Street in Canon City, Colorado, have striped, canvas awnings, bracketed cornices, open porches, arched windows, balconies, and are fronted by boardwalk, crates, a barber pole, bare trees, and horse drawn wagons,...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Business districts--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.; Streets--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.
    • 1878
    • Main Street north side, looking east from the corner of third

    • Commercial buildings on Main Street in Canon City, Colorado, have striped, canvas awnings, bracketed cornices, open porches, arched windows, and balconies. Boardwalk with crates, a barber pole, bare trees, and power poles edge the dirt street, busy...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Business districts--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.; Streets--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.
    • 1878
    • Looking down Walsenburg's Main Street

    • Brick, stone, and frame commercial buildings and dwellings line Main Street in Walsenburg, Huerfano County, Colorado. Barber poles, a fire hydrant and trees edge the boardwalk; a canvas tent is in the foreground. Buggies and pedestrians are in the...
    • Walsenburg (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Streets--Colorado--Walsenburg--1870-1880.
    • 1879
    • Gold Run pit

    • View of Gold Run hydraulic placer gold mine, near Breckenridge, Summit County, Colorado; shows miners, monitor nozzles, water jets, sluices, pipes, and electrical power poles.
    • Sluices--Colorado--Breckenridge--1870-1880.; Breckenridge (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Gold mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1870-1880.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1870-1880.; Miners--Colorado--Breckenridge--1870-1880.;...
    • 1879
    • Harrison Avenue in September

    • View southwest on Harrison Avenue in Leadville, Colorado includes the old Lake County Courthouse, with Lady Justice and her scales crowning the tower. Other brick and wood businesses line the street, some with awning. Pedestrian are on the...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Business districts--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.; Courthouses--Colorado--Lake County--1880-1890.
    • 1882
    • Canon City

    • The penitentiary complex in Canon City, Colorado, consists of a pair of three-story structures (one with a mansard roof) and the surrounding wall and tower. All are of random ashlar stone. Laundry hangs between poles in the enclosure, flat roofed...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1883
    • Silverton, 1883

    • View in Silverton, Colorado, looking south along the west side of Greene Street. In the right is the old Silverton Hotel, a two-story frame structure with a false front and balcony and a sign: "Silverton Hotel." Men sit in chairs on the boardwalk....
    • Silverton (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Business districts--Colorado--Silverton--1880-1890.; Streets--Colorado--Silverton--1880-1890.
    • 1883
    • Harrison Avenue in Leadville

    • This view to the northwest of busy Harrison Avenue in Leadville, Colorado shows a street filled with pedestrians on boardwalks, carriages and horse drawn wagons, one with milk cans. The three story brick commercial block on the corner has a...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Business districts--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.
    • 1884
    • Larimer St.

    • Rooftop view of Larimer Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. Horse-drawn wagons and pedestrians are in the street. Large utility poles are near the street.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; City & town life--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.
    • 1884
    • Daniels & Fisher

    • View of the corner, four-story Daniels & Fisher building at 16th (Sixteenth) and Lawrence Streets in the Central Business District in Denver, Colorado. Windows have hood molding and awnings and the flat roof line has decorative brackets and...
    • Daniels and Fisher Stores Company--Buildings--1880-1890.; Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Department stores--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.
    • 1884
    • Larimer and 16th Streets

    • View of Larimer Street between 17th (Seventeenth) and 18th (Eighteenth) Streets in Denver, Colorado; shows pedestrian and horse-drawn buggy traffic, street lights, utility poles, storefronts, and businesses. The Windsor Hotel has a corner tower...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Business districts--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.
    • 1884
    • Horace S. Poley

    • Horace S. Poles poses for a studio bust portrait. The profile portrait shows Poley with a moustache, a starched, upright collar, a tie with a pin, and a jacket.
    • Photographers--Colorado--1880-1890.; Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • 1885?
    • The flood, Main St. Walsenburg

    • View of Cucharas River flooding Main Street, Walsenburg, Huerfano County, Colorado; business district has barber poles and signs: "Restaurant," "New York Clothing House," "World Printing Office," "L. W. Burtch, County Surveyor," and "The Club."
    • Cucharas River (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Walsenburg (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Floods--Colorado--Walsenburg--1900-1910.; Streets--Colorado--Walsenburg--1900-1910.
    • 1886
    • Sixth Street, Ea. Las Vegas, N.M.

    • View of 16th (Sixteenth) Street in East Las Vegas (now Las Vegas), in San Miguel County, New Mexico. Ox teams pull a log on a wagon carriage. Shows brick and wood commercial buildings with finials, quoins, decorative brackets and towers. A pile of...
    • East Las Vegas (N.M.)--1880-1890.; Commercial facilities--New Mexico--East Las Vegas--1880-1890.; Ox teams--New Mexico--East Las Vegas--1880-1890.; Utility poles--New Mexico--East Las Vegas--1880-1890.
    • 1887
    • The Flood, Black Hawk

    • View is west on Gregory Street, Black Hawk, Colorado, of flood waters as they descend to North Clear Creek. On left are two shops used as barbers, ice cream stores, confectionaries and antique shops. Second floors of these buildings were...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Floods--Colorado--Blackhawk--1880-1890.; Streets--Colorado--Blackhawk--1880-1890.
    • 1887 August 12
    • Sunday School Picnic Red Cliff, Colo

    • The Minturn, Eagle County, Colorado Sunday school class poses. The women wear bodices, dresses, and fancy hats; the men and children wear ties, suspenders, and felt hats. Many have bamboo fishing poles; a picnic basket is in the foreground. They...
    • Minturn (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Clergy--Colorado--Minturn--1880-1890.; Picnic baskets--Colorado--Minturn--1880-1890.; Picnics--Colorado--Minturn--1880-1890.; School children--Colorado--Minturn--1880-1890.; Sunday...
    • 1889
    • The Pride of Leadville, Col. U.S.A.

    • This view, from the south, of horse drawn wagons and carriages up Harrison Avenue in Leadville, Colorado, includes brick commercial blocks with awnings, the old Lake County Courthouse with Lady Justice and her scales, and the Tabor Grand Hotel in...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Business districts--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Courthouses--Colorado--Lake County--1890-1900.; Courthouses--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Telegraph...
    • 1890
    • Bear and fish totems

    • View of two Native American totem poles. The near pole has engraved footprints ascending from the base of the pole to a crouching bear at the top. The other pole has two anthropomorphic figures, one crouching, below the uppermost which represents a...
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--Northwest, Pacific--1880-1890.; Northwest, Pacific--1880-1890.; Bears--Northwest, Pacific--1880-1890.; Fish--Northwest, Pacific--1880-1890.; Totem poles--Northwest, Pacific--1880-1890.
    • 1890
    • 1890, section house

    • View down Colorado and Southern railroad tracks towards the station section house, Climax, Lake County, Colorado; includes wood frame side gable structure and telephone poles; Continental Divide peaks in background.
    • Climax (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Climax--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Climax--1890-1900.
    • 1890
    • Mormon Temple, laying the capstone

    • Men and women crowd into Temple Square at the corner of Main and South Temple Streets in Salt Lake City (Salt Lake County), Utah. People and horses and buggies fill the streets outside the walls of Temple Square; some men climb telephone poles....
    • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints--Buildings--1880-1900.; Salt Lake Temple--1880-1900.; Tabernacle (Salt Lake City, Utah)--1880-1900.; Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1880-1900.; Mormon tabernacles--Utah--Salt Lake...
    • 1892 April 6
    • Platte Canon near Deansbury

    • Denver, South Park & Pacific Railroad tracks beside the South Platte River in Platte Canyon (Douglas County and Jefferson County), near Deansbury, Colorado. Telegraph poles and lines are visible.
    • Denver, South Park, and Pacific Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Platte Canyon (Colo.)--1890-1900.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1880-1890.; Canyons--Colorado--1880-1890.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--1880-1890.; Rivers--Colorado--1880-1890.
    • 1893
    • Denver and Rio Grande Depot at Alamosa, Colorado, May 1893

    • The Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Depot in Alamosa, Colorado, is a two-story wood fram Victorian structure with intersecting gables with decorative aprons, cresting roof, octagonal shingles, bracketed overhanging lower eave, and clapboard siding...
    • Alamosa (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Alamosa--1890-1900.; Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company.
    • 1893
    • View of Lake City, Colo.

    • View south on Silver Street of business district, Lake City, Colorado; shows wagon road through town to surrounding mines, terminus of a branch of the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad, a two-story bank block (1877) on corner of Silver and Third...
    • Lake City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Business districts--Colorado--Lake City--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Lake City--1890-1900.
    • 1894
    • In Cripple Creek Dist. on Florence & Cripple Cr. R.R.

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande Railroad freight cars on the Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad in Teller County, Colorado. Shows telegraph poles, a poster of an elderly man that reads: "Where You Get Your Money's Worth, Shillings, Victor." Frame...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company--Equipment & supplies--1890-1900.; Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad Company--1890-1900.; Teller County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Headframes (Mining)--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1900.; Mine...
    • 1895
    • Bi-Metallic Bank

    • Remaining walls of Bi-Metallic Bank after second fire of April 29, 1896, Bennett Avenue and Second (2nd) Street, Cripple Creek, Colorado; lone man surveys piles of brick, debris, possibly brick vault and utility poles with fallen wire; school...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Banks--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Bi-Metallic Bank (Cripple Creek, Colo.)
    • 1896
    • Leadville Ice Palace in Construction

    • Reproduction shows the Leadville, Lake County, Colorado, Ice Palace under construction. Men work among blocks of ice; wooden poles rise in the background.
    • Leadville Crystal Carnival Association--1890-1900.; Leadville (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Construction workers--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Construction--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Ice sculpture--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.
    • 1896
    • W.N. Byers, Ferndale, Colorado

    • William Newton Byers and possibly his grandchildren sit and stand on a bridge in Ferndale (Jefferson County), Colorado. The boys and a girl hold fishing poles, a woman stands near the bridge.
    • Ferndale (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Children--Colorado--Ferndale--1890-1900.; Women--Colorado--Ferndale--1890-1900.; Byers, William Newton, 1831-1903.
    • 1896. May. 24
    • Montclair School, interior (student group)

    • Interior view at Stanley School, Denver, Colorado, shows a group of young students posing in front of a may pole. A piano, and the school stage are behind them.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Boys--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Girls--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; May poles--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; School children--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.;...
    • 1897
    • Montclair School, interior (Maypole)

    • Interior view at Montclair School, Denver, Colorado, shows a group of young students posing with ribbons attached to a may pole.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Boys--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Girls--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; May poles--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; School children--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.;...
    • 1897
    • Golden Circle Railroad tracks

    • View of a narrow gauge double slip switch on Golden Circle Railroad tracks in Goldfield (Teller County), Colorado. Shows a signal, Denver and Rio Grande Railroad freight cars on tracks, a log cabin, mine buildings and tailings, and utility poles on...
    • Golden Circle Railroad Company--1890-1900.; Goldfield (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Railroad freight cars--Colorado--Goldfield--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Goldfield--1890-1900.
    • 1897
    • Flood June 10, 1897 Boulder, Colo.

    • People sit and stand on a railroad bridge over flooding Boulder Creek in Boulder, Colorado. A Black man is in a suit and a fedora, and another man wears a uniform and a Civil War soldier's hat. People sit on the bank, and behind them are sheds,...
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1890-1900.; African Americans--Colorado--Boulder--1890-1900.; Floods--Colorado--Boulder--1890-1900.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Boulder--1890-1900.
    • 1897
    • Old pole lines, E. 10th Ave., east from Broadway

    • View of telephone poles and street lights at the intersection of East 10th Avenue and Broadway Street in the Capitol Hill Neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Shows wood frame houses on the street. A sign on a barn nearby reads: "[?] Brown [?]...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--Equipment & supplies--1890-1900.; Capitol Hill (Neighborhood: Denver, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Residential streets--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Utility...
    • 1897 January 16
    • Old pole lines, E. 10th Ave., east from Lincoln

    • View of telephone and utility poles near the intersection of 10th Avenue and Lincoln Street in the Capitol Hill Neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Trees line the dirt road. Brick houses are in the distance.
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--Equipment & supplies--1890-1900.; Capitol Hill (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1890-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Dirt roads--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Utility...
    • 1897 January 16
    • Old pole lines, East 10th Ave. & Lincoln

    • View of telephone and utility poles near the intersection of 10th Avenue and Lincoln Street in the Capitol Hill Neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Shows houses and yards. A church steeple and the dome of the Arapahoe County Courthouse are in the...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--Equipment & supplies--1890-1900.; Capitol Hill (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1890-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Residential streets--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Utility...
    • 1897 January 16
    • Patterson and Anderson, La Sal fishermen

    • Two fishermen, identified as Patterson and Anderson, pose with handmade fishing poles and fish in front of a log cabin in the La Sal Mountains, Utah.
    • La Sal Mountains (Utah)--1890-1900.; Fishing--Utah--1890-1900.; Log cabins--Utah--1890-1900.
    • 1897 July 26
    • Pole lines - Downing & 21st Ave

    • View of the intersection of 21st (Twenty First) and Downing Streets in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows Colorado Telephone Company poles and trees.
    • Colorado Telephone Company--Equipment & Supplies--1890-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Utility poles--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.
    • 1897, February
    • A scene on the Chicago & North Western Ry.

    • View of Chicago & North Western Railway Company tracks and probably an irrigation ditch near the Wapsipinicon River, in probably Clinton County, Iowa. Shows double railroad tracks on a grade, timber telltales (height gauges) near covered railroad...
    • Chicago and North Western Railway Company--1890-1900.; Clinton County (Iowa)--1890-1900.; Railroad bridges--Iowa--Clinton County--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Iowa--Clinton County--1890-1900.
    • 1898
    • Norwood Streets

    • A woman stands near a stagecoach with men and women passengers on dirt Main Street in Norwood (San Miguel County), Colorado. Shows wood frame and brick buildings, utility poles; also, children as they play on street. Signs on buildings read:...
    • Norwood (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Dirt roads--Colorado--Norwood--1890-1900.; Stagecoaches--Colorado--Norwood--1890-1900.
    • 1898

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