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    • DeBeque looking north up Roan Creek

    • Aerial view of the town of De Beque (DeBeque) in Mesa County, Colorado. Roan Creek meanders through the wide valley. The Roan Cliffs and South Shale Ridge are in the distance.
    • De Beque (Colo.)--1930-1960.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1930-1960.; Roan Creek (Colo.)--1930-1960.; Roan Creek (Mesa County, Colo.)--1930-1960.; Cities & towns--Colorado--De Beque--1930-1960.; Streams--Colorado--De Beque--1930-1960.
    • [between 1930 and 1960?]
    • Mount Blaine and neighboring oil shale mountains on Roan Creek, near De Beque, Colo.

    • View of the Roan Creek valley and Mount Blaine (Mount Index) in Garfield County, Colorado; shows a farmhouse, livestock pens, and a car on a dirt road. Clouds top the Roan Cliffs.
    • Blaine, Mount (Garfield County, Colo.)--1910-1930.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1910-1930.; Valleys--Colorado--Garfield County--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Roan Cliffs

    • View of Roan Cliffs, oil shale strata, and brush, in (probably) Garfield or Mesa County, Colorado.
    • Oil-shales--Colorado--1900-1930.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1900-1930.; Cliffs--Colorado--1900-1930.
    • [between 1900 and 1930?]
    • Kimball Top mountain, between Roan and Kimball Creeks, near De Beque, Colo

    • View of Kimball Mountain in Garfield County, Colorado; a ranch house is by haystacks and hay fields, and the Roan Cliffs are in the distance.
    • Kimball Mountain (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1920-1930.; Ranches--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Roan cliffs outside of Rifle

    • Men wear suits and stand on a valley floor near sagebrush outside Rifle (Garfield County), Colorado. Scree and trees are on Roan Cliffs in the distance.
    • Garfield County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1910-1920.; Cliffs--Colorado--Garfield County--1910-1920.; Valleys--Colorado--Garfield County--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Clear Creek Canon 16 mi from De Beque, Colo

    • View of Roan Cliffs and the Clear Creek valley in Garfield County, Colorado; men pose on a rock.
    • Garfield County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1900-1910.; Mountains--Colorado--Garfield County--1900-1910.; Valleys--Colorado--Garfield County--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • A portion of Kimball Top (oil shale) near De Beque, Colo.

    • View of a part of Kimball Mountain and the Roan Cliffs in Garfield or Mesa County, Colorado; Highway 24 follows the valley floor.
    • Mesa County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1900-1910.; Mountains--Colorado--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Oil shale deposits near Rifle, Colo.

    • A man wears a tie and stands near sagebrush in a valley below the Roan Cliffs near Rifle (Garfield County), Colorado. Shows trees, scree, and layered shale on steep cliffs in the distance.
    • Oil-shales--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1920-1930.; Cliffs--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.; Valleys--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Haystack Mountain and plant site of the Mid-Continent Shale and Refining Co.

    • Men stand beside a car on a dirt road near Haystack Mountain in Garfield County, Colorado. Sagebrush, a haystack, trees, a fence, and Parachute Creek are in the valley. Shows layered shale on the Roan Cliffs and talus on mesas near the plant site...
    • Mid-Continent Shale and Refining Company--1920-1930.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.; Oil-shales--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Haystack Mountain (Garfield County,...
    • [1920 August]
    • Anvil Point, Book Cliffs [sic]

    • View of a steep shale formation in the Roan Cliffs in Garfield County, Colorado. Shows a pointed rock formation identified as Anvil Point, talus, trees and possibly the Colorado River in a valley. Men pose on the shore in the distance.
    • Garfield County (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1890-1910.; Mesas--Colorado--Garfield County--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Shale photographs - taken at Debeque [sic]

    • View of a street in De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado; shows storefronts, automobiles, and a stucco building with a mission style pediment and tile roof. Signs read: "The Independent Lumber Co.," "Vacuum Cup;" a United States flag is on a building,...
    • De Beque (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1920-1930.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Delta--1920-1930.
    • 1920 October
    • Index Co., De Beque, Brown retort

    • View of an oil shale processing facility (a retort) near De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado; shows sheds, tanks, men by a cabin, and the Roan Cliffs.
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--De Beque--1900-1920.; De Beque (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1900-1920.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--De Beque--1900-1920.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--De Beque--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • A portion of Rifle, Colo.

    • View of a section of the town of Rifle in Garfield County, Colorado. Shows churches and wood frame houses. The Roan Cliffs are in the distance.
    • Rifle (Colo.)--1890-1920.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1890-1920.; Churches--Colorado--Rifle--1890-1920.; Houses--Colorado--Rifle--1890-1920.
    • [between 1890 and 1920?]
    • Mountains of oil shale near De Beque, Colorado

    • View of oil shale deposits in the Roan Cliffs in Mesa or Garfield County, Colorado; a shed and roads cut through scrub brush.
    • Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1910-1930.; Mountains--Colorado--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Parachute Creek valley

    • View of Parachute Creek valley in Garfield County, Colorado; a man is by a car; a cabin and Roan Cliff formations and oil shale deposits are in the distance.
    • Oil-shales--Colorado--Garfield County--1910-1930.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1910-1930.; Automobiles--Colorado--Garfield County--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Shale strata on Parachute Creek, near Grand Valley, Colo.

    • View of Parachute Creek valley in (probably) Garfield County, Colorado; men are by a car and the oil shale rich Roan Cliffs are in the distance.
    • Oil-shales--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1920-1930.; Mountains--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • American Shale Refining Company (Wingett Process), on Conn Creek

    • View of an American Shale Refining Company oil shale processing facility near De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado; shows dormitories and outhouses. Road grade and tailings are on slopes of the Roan Cliffs.
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; De Beque (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1920-1930.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Wooden buildings--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Rifle Colo., looking S.W.

    • View of the town of Rifle in Garfield County, Colorado. Shows houses and commercial structures. Signs on businesses read: "Red Barn," "J. W. Hugus & Co.," and "McLearn Merc. Co." The Roan Cliffs are in the distance.
    • Rifle (Colo.)--1890-1920.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1890-1920.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Rifle--1890-1920.
    • [between 1890 and 1920?]
    • Mount Logan

    • View of Mount Logan oil shale formations and Roan Cliffs in Garfield County, Colorado; a man is by a dirt road.
    • Oil-shales--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.; Logan, Mount (Garfield County, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1920-1930.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Mount Logan

    • View of Mount Logan oil shale formations and Roan Cliffs in Garfield County, Colorado.
    • Oil-shales--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.; Logan, Mount (Garfield County, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1920-1930.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Plant of the Index Shale Oil Co., (Brown Retort), near De Beque

    • View of the Index Shale Oil Company extraction facility near De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado; men pose by retorts and shed roofs. The Roan Cliffs are in the distance.
    • Index Oil Shale Company--1920-1930.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; De Beque (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1920-1930.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--De...
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • American Shale Refining Co.

    • View of the American Shale Refining Company plant site near De Beque on Conn Creek in Garfield County, Colorado. Shows one-story houses with gabled roofs and tar paper siding. Identical buildings, possibly boarding houses or dormitories, an...
    • American Shale Refining Company--1920-1930.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1920-1930.; Refineries--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.
    • [1920 August]
    • Looking south eastward over the Shale Cliffs toward Colorado River and North Mams [sic] Peak

    • Panoramic, aerial view of layered oil shale rock formations of the Roan Cliffs in Garfield County, Colorado. Shows Logan Wash in a valley near Mount Logan, the Colorado River, an extinct volcanic crater, and North Mamm Peak in the distance.
    • Oil-shales--Colorado--Garfield County--1930-1960.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1930-1960.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1930-1960.; Logan Wash (Colo.)--1930-1960.; Logan, Mount (Garfield County, Colo.)--1930-1960.; North Mamm Peak...
    • [between 1930 and 1960?]
    • Plant site of the Monarch Shale Oil Co.

    • View of oil shale formations and Roan Cliffs at Conn Creek, in Garfield County, Colorado; also shows a Monarch Shale Oil Company building and tailings.
    • Monarch Shale Oil Company--Facilities--1910-1920.; Oil-shales--Colorado--Garfield County--1910-1920.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1910-1920.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--Garfield County--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Mount Logan

    • View of Mount Logan oil shale formations and Roan Cliffs in Garfield County, Colorado. Erosion cuts through rock strata.
    • Oil-shales--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.; Logan, Mount (Garfield County, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1920-1930.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1925?]
    • Buttress Mountain (Oil Shale) on Brush Creek, near De Beque, Colo.

    • View of a mountain identified as Buttress Mountain and the Roan Cliff formations with oil shale strata near De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado; also pinon pines, brush, and clouds.
    • Oil-shales--Colorado--Mesa County--1910-1920.; Mesa County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Oil shale cliffs on Parachute Creek near Grand Valley, Colo.

    • View of layered shale cliffs, trees, and fallen logs on Parachute Creek (Garfield County), Colorado. A wire fence is across the creek, and a road grade is on the Roan Cliffs.
    • Oil-shales--Colorado--Garfield County--1900-1920.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Parachute Creek (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1900-1920.; Cliffs--Colorado--Garfield County--1900-1920.; Streams--Colorado--Garfield...
    • [between 1900 and 1915?]
    • Oil shale development, Naval oil shale

    • View of a Naval oil shale plant near probably Rulison (Garfield County), Colorado. Mine buildings have corrugated metal sides, gabled roofs, and smokestacks. Shows layered shale on the Roan Cliffs and talus in the distance.
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--Garfield County--1930-1960.; Oil-shales--Colorado--Garfield County--1930-1960.; Roan cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1930-1960.; Rulison (Colo.)--1930-1960.; Cliffs--Colorado--Garfield County--1930-1960.; Mine...
    • [between 1930 and 1960?]
    • Mount Logan and Callahan in Garfield County, Colorado

    • View of Mount Logan, Mount Callahan, and the Roan Cliffs in Garfield County, Colorado; horses and a buggy are on Highway 24.
    • Callahan, Mount (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Logan, Mount (Garfield County, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1900-1910.; Mountains--Colorado--Garfield County--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Shale ridges at the head of Parachute Creek near Grand Valley, Colo.

    • Layered shale on Roan Cliffs is above a valley and trees that surround Parachute Creek in Garfield County, Colorado. A one-story log cabin is on the valley floor. Trees, scree, and brush are on the hillside.
    • Oil-shales--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Parachute Creek (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1920-1930.; Cliffs--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.; Log cabins--Colorado--Garfield...
    • [1920 August]
    • Rifle area

    • View of probably oil shale layered cliffs in the Roan Cliffs in Garfield County, Colorado. Shows talus and trees and a meadow in a valley.
    • Garfield County (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Roan cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1890-1910.; Cliffs--Colorado--Garfield County--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Airplane view of De Beque and vicinity

    • Aerial view of the town of De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado. A bridge extends over the Colorado River that is dotted by several wooded islands. Tracks of the Denver and Rio Grand Western Railroad Company parallel the river. Cliffs of the Roan...
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1920-1930.; De Beque (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Roan Plateau (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Cities & towns--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Rivers--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.
    • 1924 January 21
    • Oil shale plant beside Colorado River

    • View of the oil shale demonstration plant beside the Colorado River near Rifle (Garfield County), Colorado. Smoke rises from smokestacks of the multi-story building, probably an oil shale retort. Denver and Rio Grande tracks are beside the river,...
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--Garfield County--1910-1930.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1910-1930.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1910-1930.; Cliffs--Colorado--Garfield County--1910-1930.;...
    • [between 1915 and 1930?]
    • Rifle, Colorado, Grand River

    • View of a truss bridge with concrete supports over the Colorado River in Rifle (Garfield County), Colorado. Shows the Roan Plateau in the distance.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1910-1920.; Rifle (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Roan Plateau (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Bridges--Colorado--Rifle--1910-1920.; Rivers--Colorado--Rifle--1910-1920.
    • 1914 August 18
    • Rifle, Colorado

    • View of Rifle, Garfield County, Colorado; shows houses, construction, a Denver & Rio Grande Western train, the Colorado River, and signs: "City Stables," "Bank of Rifle," and "McLearn Merc. Co." The Roan Cliffs are in the background.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1900-1910.; Rifle (Colo.)--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Slide Lake

    • View of an oil shale cliff, probably in the Roan Cliffs, and logs on a lake, possibly on the Colorado River, identified as Slide Lake, probably in Garfield County, Colorado. Shows talus snow on the mesa.
    • Garfield County (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Garfield County--1890-1910.; Mesas--Colorado--Garfield County--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Millard Walker & wife who was a Cord before marriage

    • View of a funeral near Rifle (Garfield County), Colorado; men, women, girls, and a baby, who include Millard Walker and his wife, pose with a horse and wagon by a fresh grave. Outfits include elaborate hats with flowers, and leather gloves. The...
    • Rifle (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Children praying--Colorado--Rifle--1900-1910.; Families--Colorado--Rifle--1900-1910.; Funeral rites & ceremonies--Colorado--Rifle--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Where the spent shale is discharged

    • A man stands near the oil shale processing facility at the Index Shale Oil Company in De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado, Shows a Brown retort, a conveyor belt elevator for tailings, exhaust stacks, and sheds. The Roan Cliffs are in the distance.
    • Index Oil Shale Company--1920-1930.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; De Beque (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Conveying systems--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Petroleum...
    • 1922
    • Bridge at Silt

    • View of a cantilever bridge over the Colorado River, in Silt (Garfield County), Colorado; twisted metal frames are in the water and the Roan Cliffs are in the background.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1900-1910.; Silt (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Bridges--Colorado--Silt--1900-1910.; Cantilever construction--Colorado--Silt--1900-1910.; Rivers--Colorado--Silt--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Charley the vet

    • A man identified as Charley, a veterinarian, poses astride a horse at the Boston Ranch, Crowley County, Colorado, by a barn. He wears woolies (chaps).
    • Boston Ranch (Crowley County, Colo.)--People--1900-1910.; Veterinarians--Colorado--Crowley County--1900-1910.; Crowley County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Cowboys--Colorado--Crowley County--1900-1910.; Horseback riding--Colorado--Crowley County--1900-1910.
    • 1902, February
    • Agriculture college demonstration train

    • People pose by Denver and Rio Grande Railroad passenger coaches in Colorado; a banner reads: "Agricultural [?] Train," snow covers (possibly) the Roan Cliffs in the distance. Letters read: "831 D. & R. G."
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1910-1920.; People--Colorado--1910-1920.; Railroad passenger cars--Colorado--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • U S Vanadium Co Mill Rifle, Colo

    • View of the United States Vanadium Mining Company mill in Rifle, Garfield County, Colorado; shows metal sheds for processing ore, elevator housings, smokestacks, and the Roan Cliffs in snow.
    • Rifle (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Buildings--Colorado--Rifle--1910-1930.; Mills--Colorado--Rifle--1910-1930.; Mining--Colorado--Rifle--1910-1930.; Smokestacks--Colorado--Rifle--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Cliff View Poultry Plant

    • A man, woman, and boy pose by a building with a sign: "Cliff View Poultry Plant" and a poultry house in Rifle (Garfield County), Colorado; Battlement Mesa, hayfields, and the Roan Cliffs are in the distance.
    • Cliff View Poultry Plant (Rifle, Colo.)--1900-1906.; Rifle (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Poultry houses--Colorado--Rifle--1900-1910.; Poultry industry--Colorado--Rifle--1900-1910.
    • 1906 August 11
    • Uranium processing plant, Rifle, CO

    • View of a uranium processing plant in Rifle (Garfield County), Colorado; shows processing or factory buildings, houses, and the Roan Cliffs.
    • Uranium industry--Colorado--Rifle--1950-1970.; Rifle (Colo.)--1950-1970.; Mining--Colorado--Rifle--1950-1970.
    • [between 1957 and 1965?]
    • Rifle area haystack

    • People pose by by a haystack in Rifle (Garfield County), Colorado; shows corn stalks, fruit trees, and log buildings, the Roan Cliffs are in the distance.
    • Rifle (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Haystacks--Colorado--Rifle--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Western State Auto Co.

    • Men and a boy pose by Ford cars and trucks and a corrugated metal building at the Western State Auto Company in Rifle (Garfield County), Colorado; signs read "Ford Weekly Purchase Plan Enrolls You! Let Us Give You Full Particulars." The Roan Cliffs...
    • Western State Auto Co. (Rifle, Colo.)--Products--1900-1910.; Ford automobile--Colorado--Rifle--1900-1910.; Rifle (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Automobile dealerships--Colorado--Rifle--1900-1910.; Automobiles--Colorado--Rifle--1900-1910.;...
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Freighters leaving Rifle, Colo.

    • View of Conestoga wagons, men, and horses, in Rifle, Garfield County, Colorado; the Roan Cliffs are in the background.
    • Rifle (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Covered wagons--Colorado--Rifle--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]

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