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    • Saint Elizabeth Catholic Church Auraria Higher Education Center.

    • View of Saint Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church (St. Elizabeth's Church, architect Father Adrian, O.S.F. 1898) and Friary (Architect, Jacques Benedict 1936), 1060 St. Francis Way, on the Auraria Higher Education Center campus, Denver,...
    • Auraria Higher Education Center (Denver, Colo.)--Facilities--2000-2010.; St. Elizabeth's Church (Denver, Colo.)--2000-2010.; Denver (Colo.)--2000-2010.; Catholic churches.; Historic buildings.; Monasteries.; Auraria Higher Education Center (Denver,...
    • 2009
    • Saint Elizabeth Catholic Church

    • View of Saint Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church (St. Elizabeth's Church, architect Father Adrian, O.S.F. 1898), 1060 St. Francis Way, on the Auraria Higher Education Center campus, Denver, Colorado. Shows the apse and the back of the...
    • Auraria Higher Education Center (Denver, Colo.)--Facilities--1990-2000.; St. Elizabeth's Church (Denver, Colo.)--1990-2000.; Denver (Colo.)--1990-2000.; Catholic churches.; Historic buildings.; Auraria Higher Education Center (Denver,...
    • 1990
    • 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?]
    • 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?]
    • 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?]
    • Labyrinth Cañon Series, Dellenbaugh's Butte

    • View of Dellenbaugh Butte, a layered sandstone and shale rock formation beside the Green River in Grand County, Utah.
    • Dellenbaugh Butte (Utah)--1870-1880.; Grand County (Utah)--1870-1880.; Green River (Wyo.-Utah)--1870-1880.; Buttes--Utah--Grand County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Utah--Grand County--1870-1880.; Rivers--Utah--Grand County--1870-1880.;...
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    • The Grand Canon of the Colorado

    • A man reclines on rocks along a trail identified as New Hance Trail (Red Canyon Trail), near an area identified as Peach Springs in the Grand Canyon, Arizona. Shows shale and limestone rock formations.
    • Grand Canyon National Park (Ariz.)--1890-1900.; Canyons--Grand Canyon National Park (Ariz.)--1890-1900.; Cliffs--Grand Canyon National Park (Ariz.)--1890-1900.
    • [between 1895 and 1900?]
    • De Beque, Colorado on Denver & Rio Grande in the Oil Shale Country

    • View of the town of De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado. Shows houses, commercial buildings, fruit orchards, and fields. The Denver and Rio Grand Western Railroad Company depot is near the tracks that parallel the Colorado River. Signs on commercial...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1920-1930.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1920-1930.; De Beque (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Cities & towns--Colorado--De Beque--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?]
    • Brown Retort, Index Shale Oil Co., on Mt. Blaine, near De Beque

    • A man poses by oil shale processing machinery at the Index Oil Company near De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado; shows a retort with a rotating tank with gear and belt drives.
    • Index Shale Oil Company--1920-1930.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; De Beque (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Machinery--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • 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?]
    • 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?]
    • 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?]
    • DeBeque

    • View of oil shale processing facilities at the Index Shale Oil Company in De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado; also shows a retort with machinery, pipes, and sheds.
    • Index Oil Shale Company--1920-1930.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; De Beque (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • 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 mountains near De Beque, Colorado

    • View of a car, sagebrush, oil shale strata, and hills near De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado.
    • Oil-shales--Colorado--Mesa County--1910-1920.; Mesa County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Automobiles--Colorado--Mesa County--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • 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?]
    • 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?]
    • Plant of the Index Shale Oil Co., De Beque, Colo.

    • View of the Index Shale Oil Company retort near De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado; cliffs of Mount Blaine (Mount Index) are behind sheds, pipes, and tanks.
    • Index Shale Oil Company--Buildings--1920-1930.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--Mesa County--1920-1930.; Blaine, Mount (Garfield County, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Mesa County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--Mesa County--1920-1930.;...
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Plant of Monarch Shale Oil Co., (Ginet Process), near De Beque, Colo.

    • View of the Monarch Shale Oil Company oil shale extraction plant near De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado; men pose by pipes and sheds on a steep slope.
    • Monarch Shale Oil Company--1910-1930.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--Mesa County--1910-1930.; Mesa County (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--Mesa County--1910-1930.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--Mesa County--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Oil Shale process

    • Men pose with shale oil refining machinery (a retort) in Denver, Colorado; the "Michael Egan" clothing store, at 1243 Larimer Street, is in the background.
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--Denver--1890-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Machinery--Colorado--Denver--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Mt. Logan plant

    • View of a shale oil extraction facility in Garfield County, Colorado; sheds, machinery, barrels, hoists, and cable guides are on a steep slope. Roan Cliff formations are in the background.
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--Garfield County--1890-1910.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--Garfield County--1890-1910.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--Garfield County--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • 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?]
    • 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?]
    • Machine and man

    • A man works on a shale oil retort with pulleys, tanks, pipes, and a drive belt, in (probably) Colorado; a brick building and corrugated shed are in the background.
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--1910-1920.; Machinery--Colorado--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Shale oil refinery

    • View of a shale oil retort with pulleys, tanks, pipes, and a drive belt, in (probably) Colorado; a brick building and corrugated shed are in the background.
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--1910-1920.; Machinery--Colorado--1910-1920.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • People at campground

    • Women, men, and children walk among cars in (probably) Colorado; letters on shed read: "Camp Ground For Tourists Only," spare tire cover reads: "Richard Warren Motor Company Dodge, Grand Junction, Colo."
    • Camp sites, facilities, etc.--Colorado--1920-1930.; Automobiles--Colorado--1920-1930.; People--Colorado--1920-1930.
    • [between 1923 and 1928?]
    • Oil shale settlement

    • Shacks, outhouses, and sheds comprise this colony in (probably) Colorado or Utah; men stand by a truck and tanks; desert ridges and valleys are in the distance.
    • Oil-shale industry--1910-1930.; Petroleum industry--1910-1930.; Settlements--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Oil shale refinery

    • Men examine a retort at an oil shale processing facility at the Index Shale Oil Company in De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado; also shows machinery, pipes, and sheds.
    • Index Oil Shale Company--1920-1930.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; De Beque (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.
    • 1922 March 24
    • Main portion of plan of Index Shale Oil Co, De Beque, Colo.

    • View of oil shale processing facilities at the Index Shale Oil Company in De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado; shows storage bins, crusher house, and smokestacks.
    • Index Oil Shale Company--1920-1930.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; De Beque (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • 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?]
    • 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?]
    • Oil shale promotion, Grand Valley Dist.

    • Men stand in snow and look up a slope at oil shale in Mesa or Garfield County, Colorado.
    • Oil-shales--Colorado--1910-1930.; Men--Colorado--1910-1930.; Snow--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?]
    • 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?]
    • 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?]
    • Harry Brown - Brown Retort

    • Harry Brown poses in an oil shale processing facility at the Index Shale Oil Company in De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado; he poses beside a Brown retort (he is probably the inventor) that consists of a hopper, rotating tanks, and exhaust stacks.
    • Index Oil Shale Company--Facilities--1920-1930.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; De Beque (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Machinery--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Petroleum...
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • 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
    • Brown Retort

    • Men examine a Brown retort under construction at an oil shale processing facility at the Index Shale Oil Company in De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado; part of the retort is in a shed.
    • Index Oil Shale Company--1920-1930.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; De Beque (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1922?]
    • Plant of Monarch Shale Oil Co., (Ginet Process), near De Beque, Colo.

    • Men pose by the Monarch Shale Oil Company shale oil extraction facility near De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado; pipes and sheds are on a steep slope.
    • Monarch Shale Oil Company--1910-1920.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--Mesa County--1910-1920.; Mesa County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--Mesa County--1910-1920.; Men--Colorado--Mesa County--1910-1920.; Petroleum...
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • 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]
    • Oil shale retort

    • Men and women stand and pose beside oil shale refining machinery in possibly Garfield County, Colorado. Men wear suits and overcoats with velvet or fur collars, leather dress gloves, and felt hats or caps. Women wear dresses and fur overcoats,...
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--1910-1930.; Mining--Colorado--1910-1930.; Refineries--Colorado--1910-1930.
    • [between 1917 and 1925?]
    • At the camp above plant of Index Oil Shale Co., De Beque, Colo.

    • Men wear suits, ties, overcoats, and felt hats and stand beside trees outside the Index Oil Shale Company plant in De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado. Shows metal and frame buildings and tall smokestacks. A flag above a building reads "Index." Metal...
    • Index Oil Shale Company--1920-1930.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; De Beque (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Mining--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Refineries--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Shale mesas

    • View of snow on a shale mesa in probably Garfield County or Mesa County, Colorado. Shows layers of shale, talus, rocks, and sagebrush.
    • Oil-shales--Colorado--1900-1920.; Mesas--Colorado--1900-1920.; Snow--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 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?]
    • 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]

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