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    • Residences, present day Central City

    • Homes are built above a retaining wall in Central City, Colorado. A street is supported by a retaining wall in the foreground. Telephone posts are on opposite sides of the street. The houses are one story, wood- frame homes with gabled roofs,...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dwellings--Colorado--Central City--1930-1940.; Retaining walls--Colorado--Central City--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • Unidentified mine, Boulder County

    • View of an unidentified mine in Boulder County, Colorado. Men work near piles of lumber and on a retaining wall. Shows stone retaining walls, a log retaining wall, piles of sand, a long log building with a ventilator on the roof and a stove pipe,...
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Construction.; Houses.; Log buildings.; MIning.; Retaining walls.
    • 1895 July 25
    • Residences, Central City, Colorado

    • A two story, wood frame house with a gabled roof and covered porch is built above a masonry retaining wall in Central City, Colorado. The clapboard house has a pedimnent-like facade on the upper level with decorative columns under the eaves. The...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Dwellings--Colorado--Central City--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Residence in Central City, Colorado

    • A two story, masonry house is built above a retaining wall at the intersection of two streets in Central City, Colorado. The house has a flat roof, a chimney, two side bay windows, rectangular windows with lintels, and a covered porch that extends...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Dwellings--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Residence in Central City, Colorado

    • A two story wood frame house with a mansard roof and three dormer windows is built above a retaining wall in Central City, Colorado. It has two bay windows on opposite sides of the front wall. The covered front porch is built behind a masonry...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Dwellings--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Residence in Central City, Colorado

    • A two story, brick house with a front gable that intersects a hipped roof is built above a retaining wall in Central City, Colorado. The house has three chimneys and wrought iron roof cresting. The upper window under the gable is arched with...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Dwellings--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Residences in Central City, Colorado

    • Several run-down houses are above a masonry retaining wall in Central City, Colorado. The masonry, two-story house in the foreground, although not completely visible, appears to have a flat roof. It has rounded windows and a rounded doorway. The...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Buildings--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.; Houses--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Home of William F. McGlone, Central City, Colorado

    • A clapboard house is built above a retaining wall in Central City, Colorado. The house, which is only partially visible, has a gabled roof, two chimneys, rectangular windows, and a covered porch with a lath balustrade railing, spindles along the...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Dwellings--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Houses on 2nd High St., Central City, Colo.

    • Several houses are built above a masonry retaining wall along Second High Street, a dirt road in Central City, Colorado. The house in the center is a two story brick with two gables that intersect a hipped roof. It has three chimneys, wrought iron...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Dwellings--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.
    • 1941
    • James B. Belford home, Central City, 1948

    • James B. Belford's home, in Central City, Colorado, is a two story brick house, built above a masonry retaining wall. The house has a flat roof with a brick cornice and rectangular windows with lintels and sills. The porch, a concrete slab, has...
    • Belford, James B. (James Burns), 1837-1910--Homes & haunts.; Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Dwellings--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.
    • 1948
    • Dew Drop Mine, Frances, Colo.

    • A man, in a long cloak and hat, and two young girls, in long coats and hats, pose on snow covered tailings at the Dew Drop Mine near Ward in Frances (Camp Francis, Dew Drop, Boulder County), Colorado. A log and wood tipple, mine buildings and a man...
    • Dew Drop Mine (Boulder County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Frances (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Girls.; Mine buildings.; Miners.; Mining.; Tailings embankments.
    • [1895?]
    • Residence in Central City, Colorado

    • A one and one-half story, clapboard house with a gabled roof, a stove pipe chimney, and gingerbread bargeboard around the eaves is built above a masonry retaining wall in Central City, Colorado. The house is painted white and has two doors and...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Dwellings--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Residence in Central City, Colorado

    • A two story brick house with a flat roof and brick cornice is built above a retaining wall in Central City, Colorado. The duplex has rectangular windows with lintels, sills and paneled doors. The shades are drawn in three of the four windows in the...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Dwellings--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.
    • [between 1950 and 1960]
    • Littleton RTD light rail station

    • View of the Littleton Denver & Rio Grande Railroad Depot (now the RTD Littleton downtown light rail station), Littleton (Arapahoe County), Colorado. The one story rhyolite depot has a retaining wall in the foreground. The wall has a mural of...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--Buildings--History--2000-2010.; Regional Transportation District (Denver, Colo.)--Buildings--2000-2010.; Littleton (Colo.)--2000-2010.; Railroad stations.; Denver and Rio Grande Railroad...
    • 2001
    • Idaho Springs

    • View of the Silver Plume band in front of the Blue Ribbon Mineral Springs near Idaho Springs, Colorado; features fast running water in front of a horizontal board retaining wall; Silver Plume band, a sheriff, women, men, and children posed behind...
    • Idaho Springs (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Bands--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1900-1910.; Springs--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1900-1910.
    • [between 1904 and 1908]
    • Residence in Central City, Colorado

    • A vernacular wood frame house is in the middle of a field above a retaining wall in Central City, Colorado. The building's main portion has a gabled roof, a chimney, and a window. The addition has a sloped roof, three windows, and a stovepipe on...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Dwellings--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.
    • [between 1950 and 1960]
    • Central City, Colorado residences

    • A vernacular wood frame, L-shaped house with a gabled roof is in front of a retaining wall in Central City, Colorado. The porch is supported by four pillars. The balcony has a spindle railing and side-entry stairs leading to the entrance of the...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Buildings--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.; Dwellings--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.
    • [between 1950 and 1960]
    • Construction scene retaining wall

    • View of a retaining wall at a construction scene on the Archer Canal possibly near South Lipan Street, in Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Canals--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Retaining walls--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [either 1909 or 1910?]
    • Commodore Mine, Creede, Colo.

    • View of the Commodore Mine on Colorado 503, one mile north of Creede, Colorado. Shows log retaining walls, a trestle and ore house.
    • Commodore Mine (Mineral County, Colo.)--2000-2010.; Creede (Colo.)--2000-2010.; Abandoned mines.; Trestles.; Retaining walls.; Abandoned mines--Colorado--Creede--Pictorial works.; Trestles--Colorado--Creede--Pictorial works.; Retaining...
    • 2009
    • Lake Tahoe fr. [sic] Cave Rock looking north

    • A man stands on a road near Cave Rock overlooking Lake Tahoe in Douglas County, Nevada. Shows a steep rocky slope and the road supported by a stone retaining wall. Mountains are in the distance.
    • Douglas County (Nev.)--1880-1900.; Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.)--1880-1900.; Dirt roads--Nevada--Douglas County--1880-1900.; Lakes & ponds--Nevada--Douglas County--1880-1900.; Retaining walls--Nevada--Douglas County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Tree scene along Cherry Creek planted to hide City Market

    • View of retaining walls, landscaping, and Cherry Creek in Denver, Colorado; the Champa and Curtis Street bridges span the water. The steeple of Saint Elizabeth's Catholic Church is in the background.
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Bridges--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Erosion protection works--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Retaining walls--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.;...
    • 1918 August
    • First Ave., Lafayette & Speer Blvd.

    • View of Cherry Creek flood damage in Denver, Colorado; shows drainage pipes, retaining walls, washed out stream banks, a steel bridge, people, and houses in the Country Club neighborhood.
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Country Club (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Retaining walls--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.;...
    • [1912 July 14]
    • Speer Boulevard and Cherry Creek Drive looking east from Broadway Bridge

    • View of retaining walls, landscaping, and Cherry Creek in Denver, Colorado. Business sign reads: "Western Columbia Laundry." A merchant's wagon is by the dry cleaning plant.
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1900-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Erosion protection works--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Retaining walls--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Streams--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.
    • [between 1904 and 1915?]
    • Shoring of Victor mines

    • A log retaining wall (cribbing) shores up mine tailings beside a road in Victor (Teller County), Colorado. Abandoned mines and tailings are in the distance.
    • Victor (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Abandoned mines--Colorado--Victor--1970-1980.; Retaining walls--Colorado--Victor--1970-1980.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Victor--1970-1980.
    • 1978
    • Tree screen planted to hide junk yard between Larimer at Lawrence St. City Hall in background

    • View of retaining walls, landscaping, and Cherry Creek in Denver, Colorado. City Hall (with clock tower), the Larimer Street bridge, and Auraria Neighborhood apartment houses are in the background.
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Bridges--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; City & town halls--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Erosion protection works--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Retaining...
    • 1918 August
    • Unidentified mine entrance

    • View of an unidentified mine entrance in the side of a hill. A wooden frame with a door is surrounded by a stone and log retaining wall. Shows ore car tracks.
    • Doors & doorways.; Mining.; Retaining walls.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • House occupied and owned by Mrs. Fred K. McFarlane

    • A two story, box house is built in front of a tall retaining wall in Central City, Colorado. The clapboard house has a bay window, a screen door, and decorative moldings by the entryway. The shades are pulled down in most of the rectangular...
    • Lightburn, James E.--Homes & haunts.; McFarlane, Fred K.,--Homes & haunts.; Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dwellings--Colorado--Central City--1930-1940.; Retaining walls--Colorado--Central City--1930-1940.
    • 1933
    • Up Virginia Canyon from Idaho Springs heading toward Central City

    • Members of the Roundup Riders of the Rockies ride horseback on the dirt road in Virginia Canyon between Idaho Springs (Clear Creek County) and Central City, Colorado. Shows a log and stone retaining wall, a dry creek bed and discarded and weathered...
    • Roundup Riders of the Rockies (Colo.)--People--1940-1950.; Trail riding--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1940-1950.; Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Virginia Canyon (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Canyons--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1940-1950.; Dirt...
    • 1948 July
    • Hanging vines at Cherry Creek near Marion

    • View of Cherry Creek and retaining walls in Denver, Colorado; a man pushes a lawnmower, and a bridge is in the background.
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1900-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Erosion protection works--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Lawn mowing--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Retaining walls--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.;...
    • [between 1904 and 1920?]
    • Col. Geo. E. Randolph residence and Judge Witherow residence

    • The gothic revival Smith house on Casey Avenue in Central City, Colorado, is built above a masonry retaining wall and is a two story structure with a steeply-pitched, gabled roof with shingles, a chimney, and bargeboard gingerbread around the...
    • Randolph, Geo. E.--Homes & haunts.; Central City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Buildings--Colorado--Central City--1880-1890.; Dwellings--Colorado--Central City--1880-1890.; Retaining walls--Colorado--Central City--1880-1890.; Witherow, Judge--Homes & haunts.
    • 1888
    • Berwind, Colorado

    • View of Berwind, Las Animas County, Colorado, during a UMWA coal miners' strike against CF&I; shows frame houses and stone retaining walls.
    • Colorado Fuel and Iron Company--Strikes--1910-1920.; United Mine Workers of America--Strikes--1910-1920.; Coal Strike, Colo., 1913-1914.; Berwind (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Coal mining--Colorado--Berwind--1910-1920.;...
    • [1913 or 1914]
    • The turn near the top of Sky Line Boulevard

    • View of Skyline Drive in Canon City (Fremont County), Colorado. Shows the dirt road and stone retaining walls built by convict labor.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Dirt roads--Colorado--Canon City--1900-1920.; Retaining walls--Colorado--Canon City--1900-1920.
    •  
    • Cherry Creek improvements

    • View of Cherry Creek, retaining walls, and the Champa Street bridge in Denver, Colorado. An Arapahoe Street business sign reads: "The American Fixture Company."
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Bridges--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Erosion protection works--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Retaining walls--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.;...
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • East Broad Top R.R. & Coal Co., #3 0-6-0 standard gauge moving near station, Mt. Union, PA.

    • View of East Broad Top Railroad and Coal Company locomotive number 3 parked near a rusticated stone retaining wall, fence, and large houses in Mount Union (Huntingdon County), Pennsylvania. Lettering on the locomotive reads: "E.B.T." and "3."
    • East Broad Top Railroad and Coal Company--1940-1950.; Mount Union (Huntingdon County, Pa.)--1940-1950.; Houses--Pennsylvania--Mount Union--1940-1950.; Railroad locomotives--Pennsylvania--Mount Union--1940-1950.; Retaining walls--Pennsylvania--Mount...
    • 1945 August 1
    • Central City newspaper offices, Register Call, Colo.

    • In the narrow space between the Register building and the Williams Stables a wooden staircase ascends a hill. A two story house, built above a retaining wall, is at the top of the hill.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Retaining walls--Colorado--Central City--1930-1940.; Stairways--Colorado--Central City--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • 14th Street Viaduct, Retaining Wall

    • Shows the rock ashlar retaining wall for the 14th (Fourteenth) Street viaduct in Denver, Colorado. A residential apartment building and the D.S. Waugh Machine Shop are behind the wall on Wazee Street. The viaduct began at 14th and Wazee and ended...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Apartment houses--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Bridge construction--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Retaining walls--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.
    • 1899 January 13
    • Central City streets

    • View of two streets in Central City, Colorado. Spring Street is on the left above the rock and wood retaining wall. Another retaining wall is built above Spring Street, and a house, which is almost completely obscured by trees, is above it. ...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Stone walls--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.; Streets--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.
    • 1953
    • Tree screen planted to hide junk yard between Larimer at Lawrence St. City Hall in background

    • View of retaining walls, landscaping, and Cherry Creek in Denver, Colorado. City Hall (with clock tower), the Larimer Street bridge, and Auraria Neighborhood apartment houses are in the background.
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Bridges--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; City & town halls--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Erosion protection works--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Retaining...
    • 1918 August
    • The toll gate, Pike's Peak carriage road

    • View of Pikes Peak Toll Gate and road in El Paso County, Colorado. Shows log retaining walls, horse-drawn wagons with men, and a frame toll house.
    • El Paso County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Buildings--Colorado--El Paso County--1890-1900.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--El Paso County--1890-1900.; Retaining walls--Colorado--El Paso County--1890-1900.; Toll...
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Lake Tahoe from Cave Rock

    • Men and women stand on a wooden bridge erected on Cave Rock, overlooking Lake Tahoe, in Douglas County, Nevada. A road along the cliff is supported by a rock retaining wall. Mountains are in the distance.
    • Cave Rock (Nev.)--1880-1900.; Douglas County (Nev.)--1880-1900.; Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.)--1880-1900.; Lakes & ponds--Nevada--Douglas County--1880-1900.; Retaining walls--Nevada--Douglas County--1880-1900.; Rock formations--Nevada--Douglas...
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Red Rocks, Denver Mountain Parks, Colorado

    • A woman in a sweater and a plaid skirt sits on an eroded rock formation in Red Rocks Park, a Denver Mountain Park in Jefferson County, Colorado. Shows a dirt path, concrete stairs and stone retaining walls.
    • Denver Mountain Parks--1940-1950.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Red Rocks Park (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Parks--Colorado--Jefferson County--1940-1950.; Retaining walls--Colorado--Jefferson County--1940-1950.; Rock...
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Trail to Nevada Fall

    • View of men and packhorses on a granite rock trail with retaining walls leading to Nevada Fall, Yosemite National Park, California.
    • Yosemite National Park (Calif.)--1870-1900.; National parks & reserves--California--Yosemite National Park--1870-1900.; Packtrains--California--Yosemite National Park--1870-1900.; Retaining walls--California--Yosemite National Park--1870-1900.;...
    • [between 1870 and 1900]
    • Red Rocks Park

    • View of rock formations and a dirt road in Red Rocks Park in Jefferson County, Colorado. Shows a culvert and a rock retaining wall.
    • Denver Mountain Parks--1920-1940.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--1920-1940.; Red Rocks Park (Colo.)--1920-1940.; Culverts--Colorado--Jefferson County--1920-1940.; Dirt roads--Colorado--Jefferson County--1920-1940.; Parks--Colorado--Jefferson...
    • [between 1925 and 1935?]
    • Hanging Bridge

    • View of the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Hanging Bridge in the Royal Gorge on the Arkansas River in Fremont County, Colorado. Shows a stone retaining wall and steep granitic canyon walls.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1890-1900.; Arkansas River--1890-1900.; Fremont County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Royal Gorge (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Canyons--Colorado--Fremont County--1890-1900.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Fremont...
    •  
    • Showing retaining wall Market St.

    • View of the construction of the 14th (Fourteenth) Street Viaduct and City Hall on Market Street in Denver, Colorado. Workmen and horse-drawn carriages are near the concrete retaining wall on Cherry Creek. A sign on a building reads: "Butters &...
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Bridge construction--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Bridges--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Retaining walls--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.
    • 1898 November 15
    • Below Colorow Pt on Beaver Brook trail clear cut showing the rock causeway [sic] built across gap...

    • People hike near Colorow Point, on the Beaver Brook Trail, in Clear Creek Canyon, Jefferson County, Colorado; a stone retaining wall supports part of the path. Mountain peaks are in the distance.
    • Clear Creek Canyon (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Cliffs--Colorado--Jefferson County--1920-1930.; Hiking--Colorado--Jefferson County--1920-1930.; Retaining walls--Colorado--Jefferson County--1920-1930.; Trail &...
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Rocky point , Alpine Pass, D. & S.P.

    • View of a rock retaining wall and Denver, South Park and Pacific narrow gauge railroad tracks on The Palisades, a cliff on the west side of Alpine Pass, near Alpine Station in Gunnison County, Colorado.
    • Denver, South Park, and Pacific Railroad Company--1870-1880.; Gunnison County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Palisades, The (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cliffs.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad tracks.; Retaining walls.
    • [between 1880 and 1885?]
    • Mount Vernon gardens at Washington Park

    • View of flower beds and pathways in the Mt. Vernon garden at Washington Park in Denver, Colorado. The garden is partially enclosed by a cut stone retaining wall. Steps extend down into the garden.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1920-1940.; Washington Park (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1940.; Gardens--Colorado--Denver--1920-1940.; Parks--Colorado--Denver--1920-1940.; Retaining walls--Colorado--Denver--1920-1940.
    • [between 1920 and 1940?]

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