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    • Durango roundhouse

    • Two Denver and Rio Grande Western locomotives sit in the roundhouse at Durango (La Plata County), Colorado; a ladder leans on a gondola. A sign on one of the locomotives reads "496." A man works on one of the locomotives.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • (between 1950 and 1960?)
    • Larimer Family Papers, correspondence with family

    • Larimer, William, Jr. correspondence sent to family. Staying till spring, owns 1/18 of Denver City, 200 houses, trades for Leavenworth property, climate, railroad meeting, Brockway.
    • Larimer, William, 1809-1875.
    • 1859 January 11
    • Empire City, C.T.

    • View of Empire (Clear Creek County), Colorado; shows log and wood houses, businesses, felled timber, tailings, and mine railroad tracks.
    • Wakely, George D.
    • 1864
    • Black Hawk, Colorado

    • Construction of the Gunnell Gold Company mill and mine in Black Hawk, Gilpin County, Colorado, later used as the Colorado Central railroad station. Shows stone building and lumber.
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    • 1864 November 16
    • 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...
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    • 1866
    • Bloomer Cut

    • A view of the Bloomer Cut in Placer County, California along the route of the Central Pacific Railroad shows steep vertical walls with a wood flume at the top of the cut.
    • Hart, Alfred A., 1816-1908.
    • 1866
    • 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...
    • Carbutt, John, 1832-1905.
    • 1866 October
    • Landing of the U.P.R.R. Excursts. at Omaha (2)

    • People in horse drawn wagons and buggies are beside Union Pacific Railroad tracks, a railroad car, and the river steamers, the "Denver" and the "Colorado", on the Missouri River in probably Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows United States...
    • Carbutt, John, 1832-1905.
    • 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...
    • Carbutt, John, 1832-1905.
    • 1866 October
    • Group of Excursts. at Camp No. 1 Columbus, Neb.

    • Men and women, members of the Union Pacific excurions to the 100th meridian, pose in a group near burned fire rings and a tent at a camp site in Columbus (Platte County), Nebraska. The men wear top hats or "wideawake" hats, overcoats and pose with...
    • Carbutt, John, 1832-1905.
    • 1866 October
    • Camp of Pawnee Indians on the Platte Valley

    • Native American (Pawnee) men are on horseback probably near the Platte River in Nebraska. Shows tepees and distant, sparse trees. Men wear feather headdresses for a staged performance for members of the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian.
    • Carbutt, John, 1832-1905.
    • 1866 October
    • Group of Mounted Pawnee Warriors

    • Native American (Pawnee) men pose in a row beside a tepee, probably near the Platte River in Nebraska. Some of the men wear feather headdresses for a staged performance for members of the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian.
    • Carbutt, John, 1832-1905.
    • 1866 October
    • Group of Pawnee Warr. & Palace Cars of U.P.R.R.

    • Native American (Pawnee) men, hired for a staged performance for members of the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian, wear headdresses and woven blankets, and stand in front of a Union Pacific Railroad passenger car in Nebraska. Men and...
    • Carbutt, John, 1832-1905.
    • 1866 October
    • The excursion train going west

    • A man, Union Pacific vice president Thomas C. Durant, wears a cap and sits in tall grass beside the Union Pacific Railroad engine "Idaho" and passenger railroad cars, in Nebraska. Shows stacked wood for fuel behind the engine.
    • Carbutt, John, 1832-1905.
    • 1866 October
    • Westward, the monarch capital makes its way

    • Union Pacific Railroad vice president, Thomas C. Durant, in a suit and a narrow brimmed hat, stands on railroad ties during railroad construction near Cozad in Lincoln County, Nebraska. Shows shovels near railroad ties set in place, and a wooden...
    • Carbutt, John, 1832-1905.
    • 1866 October
    • Laying the rails of U.P.R.R. - two miles a-day

    • Construction workers lay rail over railroad ties on the Union Pacific Railroad in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. Shows a supply wagon, men in work clothes and felt hats, and members of the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian, in...
    • Carbutt, John, 1832-1905.
    • 1866 October
    • The Platte River opposite Platte City

    • A man with a beard sits on the edge of an overlook above the Platte River opposite what is identified as Platte City in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. Shows a skull with horns on the ground and people seated in a group nearby, members of the...
    • Carbutt, John, 1832-1905.
    • 1866 October
    • The Platte River and Kinsley's brigade

    • A group of African American (Black) men pose at the edge of the Platte River in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. The men are probably servants or dining car attendants for the restaurateur H.M. Kinsley on the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th...
    • Carbutt, John, 1832-1905.
    • 1866 October
    • The Elkhorn Club on the banks of the Platte

    • Men, women, a girl and a boy, identified as the Elkhorn Club, pose near the Platte River in Nebraska. The women sit and pose in dresses, overcoats, and hats with narrow or no brims. The men wear suits with overcoats, caps, and felt or top hats....
    • Carbutt, John, 1832-1905.
    • 1866 October
    • 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...
    • Carbutt, John, 1832-1905.
    • 1866 October
    • The Boys that made us comfortable, All Hail

    • Men, workers for the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian, pose in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. They wear beards, suits and bow ties, overcoats, and hats or caps with narrow brims. Shows canvas tents and a stove pipe in the...
    • Carbutt, John, 1832-1905.
    • 1866 October
    • View of Camp No. 2 from Prospect Hill

    • Distant view of Union Pacific Railroad passenger cars beside canvas tents near the Platte River in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. Shows people beside a Pullman car and a United States flag on a flag pole in the camp. The encampment was for...
    • Carbutt, John, 1832-1905.
    • 1866 October
    • The Directors of the U.P.R.R. at the 100th Mer.

    • Directors of the Union Pacific Railroad pose beside the engine "Idaho," passenger railroad cars, and a painted sign with lettering that reads: "100th Meridian, 247 Miles from Omaha" in Dawson County, Nebraska. The men wear suits, overcoats, caps or...
    • Carbutt, John, 1832-1905.
    • 1866 October
    • Gro'p of distin. guests of U.P.R.R. at 100h mer. (2)

    • Men and women, members of the Union Pacific railroad excursion to the 100th meridian, pose beside Union Pacific Railroad engine "Idaho" and passenger cars in Dawson County, Nebraska. They stand beside a painted sign with lettering that reads:...
    • Carbutt, John, 1832-1905.
    • 1866 October
    • Burnetizing works of the U.P.R.R. at Omaha (1)

    • Workers are beside flat cars stacked with railroad ties at the Union Pacific Railroad Burnetizing works in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows wooden buildings, tunnels and men in a rail yard where wooden ties are treated with zinc chloride to...
    • Carbutt, John, 1832-1905.
    • 1866 October
    • The train at the 100h mer. return'g from the West

    • Union Pacific Railroad engine "Idaho" and passenger railroad cars sit beside a painted arch with lettering that reads: "100th Meridian, 247 Miles from Omaha" in Dawson County, Nebraska. Shows a United States flag and a rack of antlers mounted on...
    • Carbutt, John, 1832-1905.
    • 1866 October
    • T.C. Durant, Esq. & heads of depts. U.P.R.R.

    • Thomas C. Durant poses with some of the directors of Union Pacific Railroad departments; they stand beside railroad track and engine "14" in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. The men wear suits with frock coats, overcoats, ties, felt caps, derby...
    • Carbutt, John, 1832-1905.
    • 1866 October
    • Engine House & workshops of U.P.R.R. at Omaha

    • View of Union Pacific Railroad locomotives parked inside the arched openings of the brick engine house and workshops of the Union Pacific in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows lumber and railroad ties piled beside railroad tracks.
    • Carbutt, John, 1832-1905.
    • 1866 October
    • Burnetizing works of the U.P.R.R. at Omaha (2)

    • Workers are beside flat cars stacked with railroad ties at the Union Pacific Railroad Burnetizing works in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows wooden buildings, tunnels and men in a rail yard where wooden ties are treated in zinc chloride to...
    • Carbutt, John, 1832-1905.
    • 1866 October
    • 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.
    • Carbutt, John, 1832-1905.
    • 1866 October
    • S. end E. front U.P. Railroad works at Omaha

    • View of the brick buildings of the Union Pacific Railroad works at Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows arched windows, gabled roofs, a brick smokestack, warehouse and engine house buildings. Stacks of lumber are nearby.
    • Carbutt, John, 1832-1905.
    • 1866 October
    • N. end W. front U.P.R.R. Works, Omaha

    • Cows graze near Union Pacific Railroad tracks and railroad works buildings in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Multi-story probably brick buildings are near a smokestack.
    • Carbutt, John, 1832-1905.
    • 1866 October
    • View of Omaha, N. T. from Capitol Hill (2)

    • View of brick and frame houses and buildings in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows the brick church and frame steeple of probably the First Congregational Church on 16th (Sixteenth) Street, wooden fences, a dirt road beside commercial...
    • Carbutt, John, 1832-1905.
    • 1866 October
    • Herndon House, Omaha, N.T.

    • People pose in horse drawn wagons in front of the four-story brick Herndon House hotel in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. People sit outside the "Stage & Express Office." The hotel has a flat roof, center balconies, sills, lintels and columns at...
    • Carbutt, John, 1832-1905.
    • 1866 October
    • Construction train of the U.P.R.R.

    • Men sit in the grass or stand and pose beside a Union Pacific Railroad construction train and tracks in Nebraska. A horse is beside a flat car piled with rails. Shows probably a telegraph pole nearby.
    • Carbutt, John, 1832-1905.
    • 1866 October
    • View of Omaha, N.T. from Capitol Hill (1)

    • View of brick and frame houses and buildings in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows wooden fences, dirt roads and the Missouri River in the distance.
    • Carbutt, John, 1832-1905.
    • 1866 October
    • Excur. party 275 ms. W. of Omaha

    • Men and women, members of the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian, pose for a group portrait in Lincoln County, Nebraska. The men wear suits and overcoats, top hats or caps; some pose with rifles. The women sit and wear hats and...
    • Carbutt, John, 1832-1905.
    • 1866 October 24
    • Excur. party 275 ms. W. of Omaha

    • Men and women, members of the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian, pose for a group portrait in Lincoln County, Nebraska. The men wear suits and overcoats and caps. The women wear small hats and hoop skirts; one skirt has broad,...
    • Carbutt, John, 1832-1905.
    • 1866 October 24
    • Head Quarters, Platte City

    • Members of the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian stand near a canvas tent in what is identified as Platte City in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. George Francis Train is seated on the grass, Mrs. Train and Thomas C. Durant are near a...
    • Carbutt, John, 1832-1905.
    • 1866 October 25
    • Commissioners and directors of the U.P.R.R.

    • Men, identified as the commissioners and directors of the Union Pacific Railroad, stand in a row near railroad tracks and pose with a long piece of paper in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. The Union Pacific Railroad officials wear suits with...
    • Carbutt, John, 1832-1905.
    • 1866, October
    • International Hotel, Omaha, Nebraska

    • Men in suits and overcoats stand on the porch of the International Hotel (Herndon House) in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. The four-story hotel has center balconies, a flat roof, and signs on first-floor businesses that read: "Union Pacific...
    • Hull, Arundel C., 1846-1908.
    • 1867
    • U.P.R.R. Station, Willow Island, Nebr. in 1867

    • View of Union Pacific Railroad car roofs and tracks in Willow Island (Dawson County), Nebraska. Shows a windmill and frame railroad buildings. People stand on the depot platform.
    • Hull, Arundel C., 1846-1908.
    • 1867
    • Plum Creek with soldiers encamped

    • Soldiers sit or stand outside canvas tents in Plum Creek (Lexington) in Dawson County, Nebraska. Rows of tents are near a windmill and probably a water tank. Shows Union Pacific Railroad passenger cars, a frame depot and false front commercial...
    • Hull, Arundel C., 1846-1908.
    • 1867
    • North Platte Bridge

    • View of a wooden bridge over the North Platte River in North Platte (Lincoln County), Nebraska. Union Pacific Railroad tracks are on the narrow bridge.
    • Hull, Arundel C., 1846-1908.
    • 1867
    • Fremont, Nebraska in 1867

    • View of frame houses, stacked lumber, fenced yards, a windmill and a water tank probably beside Union Pacific Railroad tracks in Fremont (Dodge County), Nebraska.
    • Hull, Arundel C., 1846-1908.
    • 1867
    • Elkhorn Station, Nebraska

    • View of frame and log buildings and probably a Union Pacific Railroad water tower at Elkhorn Station in Douglas County, Nebraska. Shows people near buildings, a horse-drawn wagon, laundry on a clothesline, livestock in a meadow, and grassy hills.
    • Hull, Arundel C., 1846-1908.
    • 1867

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