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    • Dr. M. Beshoar's brick yard

    • Men pose with their equipment and materials in a brickyard in Trinidad, Colorado. One stands with a shovel by a sifting machine with a large geared wheel. Other men sit on a machine that has a short, baffled smokestack. A kiln with arched openings...
    • Trinidad (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Bricklaying--Colorado--Trinidad--1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • View on U.P. [sic] Railway showing condition of track when Jull Plow failed

    • View of Denver South Park and Pacific) Railway track with partially plowed snow, Chaffee County, Colorado. Men shovel snow by hand in the distance.
    • Denver, South Park, and Pacific Railroad Company--1890-1900.; Chaffee County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Colorado--Chaffee County--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Chaffee County--1890-1900.; Snow...
    • 1890 April 16
    • Ino George, Jack O'Conner

    • Ino George, with shovel, and Jack O'Conner inside the Boston & Colorado Smelting Company's Argo Smelting Works refinery in Denver, Colorado shows: brick covered furnace and chimney, with hoppers, troughs.
    • Argo Smelting Company (Denver, Colo.); Boston & Colorado Gold and Silver Smelting Company.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Smelters--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; George,...
    • 1892
    • Argo smelting

    • Boston & Colorado Smelting Company's Argo Smelting Works refinery in Denver, Colorado shows: brick covered furnace and chimney, shovel, mallet, hoppers.
    • Argo Smelting Company (Denver, Colo.); Boston & Colorado Gold and Silver Smelting Company.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Smelters--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.
    • 1892
    • Chas Johnson, Ino George

    • Ino George, with shovel, and Charles Johnson inside the Boston & Colorado Smelting Company's Argo Smelting Works refinery in Denver, Colorado shows: brick covered furnace and chimney with hoppers.
    • Argo Smelting Company (Denver, Colo.); Boston & Colorado Gold and Silver Smelting Company.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Smelters--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; George,...
    • 1892
    • Dew Drop Mine, Frances, Colo.

    • Men pose on tailings in the mine dump at the Dew Drop Mine near Ward in Frances (Camp Francis, Dew Drop, Boulder County), Colorado. The men wear suits, overcoats and hats. One man has a shovel, a second has a cane, and a third poses with an ore...
    • Dew Drop Mine (Boulder County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Frances (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Men.; Mining.; Tailings embankments.; Tipples.
    • 1895 June 10th
    • Cha's Burton's cmmissary [sic], South Fork, Colo.

    • View of Charles Burton's commissary in South Fork, (Baxterville), Rio Grande County, Colorado; shows men, log and sod cabins, a pick ax, shovel, saw, oil barrel, sharpening wheels, and a carpenter's square.
    • South Fork (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Log cabins--Colorado--South Fork--1890-1900.; Sod buildings--Colorado--South Fork--1910-1920.; Burton, Charles--Homes & haunts.
    • 1896
    • Resting on the bank of Miners Creek, Miners Basin, La Sal Mts, Utah

    • A gold miner squats and dips water from a stream identified as Miners Creek in Miners Basin in the La Sal Mountains, Grand County, Utah. A man with a shovel and a man with a pick are near the creek. Shows a gold washing pan.
    • Grand County (Utah)--1890-1900.; Miners Basin (Grand County, Utah : Valley)--1890-1900.; Gold miners--Utah--Grand County--1890-1900.; Gold mining--Utah--Grand County--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Utah--Grand County--1890-1900.; Mining--Utah--Grand...
    • 1897 Aug. 10
    • Panning gold ore, Miners Basin, La Sal Mts, Utah

    • Miners, one with a shovel, watch a man pan for gold in Miners Basin in the La Sal Mountains, Grand County, Utah. A sign reads, "Miners Basin, Utah, 300 D[?] Ore." Shows a horse and a meadow.
    • Grand County (Utah)--1890-1900.; Miners Basin (Grand County, Utah : Valley)--1890-1900.; Gold miners--Utah--Grand County--1890-1900.; Gold mining--Utah--Grand County--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Utah--Grand County--1890-1900.;...
    • 1897 Aug. 10
    • Assay outfit, Buckeye Cabin

    • A boy and a dog sit beside Buckeye Cabin in the La Sal Mountains, Utah. A sign reads, "Assay Office Buckeye Cabin." On a table are reagent bottles which read, "Acid Nitric HNO₃," "Ammonium Hydroxide NH₄OH," and "Acid Hydrochloric HCL." Also on...
    • Assaying apparatus--Utah--1890-1900.; La Sal Mountains (Utah)--1890-1900.; Boys--Utah--1890-1900.; Equipment--Utah--1890-1900.; Log cabins--Utah--1890-1900.
    • 1897 Aug. 24
    • Going to work, Miners Basin, La Sal Mt's.

    • Miners pose with tools in Miners Basin in the La Sal Mountains (Grand County), Utah. Shows pickaxes, a rifle, a shovel, a metal pan, and trees.
    • Grand County (Utah)--1890-1900.; La Sal Mountains (Utah)--1890-1900.; Miners Basin (Grand County, Utah : Valley)--1890-1900.; Miners--Utah--Grand County--1890-1900.; Mining--Utah--Grand County--1890-1900.; Trees--Utah--Grand County--1890-1900.
    • 1897 August 10
    • Cleaning up ripple [sic] box, Cottonwood Placer Co.

    • Miners from the Cottonwood Placer Company watch a man clean a riffle box (sluice) with a shovel, Montrose County, Colorado.
    • Cottonwood Placer Company--People--1890-1900.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.;...
    • 1897 July 18
    • Klondykers, Cottonwood Placers, Pinion [sic] Colo.

    • Cottonwood Placer Company men stand and sit on a riffle box (sluice) in front of a cabin in Pinon (Montrose County), Colorado, with picks, a shovel, and a gold washing pan. Sign reads: "Klondykers."
    • Cottonwood Placer Company--People--1890-1900.; Pinon (Montrose County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Cabins--Colorado--Pinon--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Pinon--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Pinon--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Pinon--1890-1900.;...
    • 1897 Sep. 8
    • Snug Harbor from S. W.

    • A man poses with a shovel by the Snug Harbor cabin near American City (Gilpin County), Colorado, large icicles hang from the eaves.
    • American City (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Icicles--Colorado--American City--1900-1910.; Log cabins--Colorado--American City--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--American City--1900-1910.
    • 1900
    • History of Denver

    • Comprehenisve study of the history of the Denver area before, during, and after the founding of the city.
    • Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1901
    • Lime kiln sugar factory, Eaton, Colo

    • An interior view of the sugar factory in Eaton, Weld County, Colorado, shows a large lime kiln, a large metal cylinder with small circular elements around it, a catwalk attached, and an engine with gears in front. Two long beams are apparently part...
    • Eaton (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Interiors--1900-1910.; Sugar industry--Colorado--Eaton--1900-1910.
    • 1902
    • Contractor's office, C. Leonardt

    • Three men pose in front of a small building at the Holly Sugar Company in Swink (Otero County), Colorado. One man smokes a pipe. Sign reads: "C. Leonardt., Contractor, Los Angeles." Outside the office is a shovel, several barrels, and a wheelbarrow.
    • Holly Sugar Corporation--1900-1910.; Contractors--Colorado--Swink--1900-1910.; Swink (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Construction--Colorado--Swink--1900-1910.; Sugar industry--Colorado--Swink--1900-1910.
    • 1906
    • The gang at East Lake in front of cook shack my garden in the foreground.

    • At East Lake Camp, Eagle County, Colorado, Twelve men and three women stand in front of the cook shack; a cast iron stove and a shovel lean against the building. A garden fenced off with wood is in front of the group, and logs and boards lie nearby...
    • East Lake Camp (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Outdoor cookery--Colorado--East Lake Camp--1900-1910.
    • 1908
    • Opening up a steam shovel cut at Standley Lake Dam

    • View of construction at Standley Lake Dam (Jefferson County) Colorado; shows a Kenefick-Quigley-Russell Construction Company steam shovel, flatbed cars, and Colorado & Southern Line Locomotive 105.
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--1900-1910.; Kenefick-Quigley-Russell Construction Company (Colo.)--1900- 1910.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Standley Lake Dam (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Construction workers--Colorado--Jefferson County--1900-...
    • 1909
    • East Denver High School Annual: 1910

    • 1910 Yearbook from East Denver High School.
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Yearbooks.; Denver Public Schools--Students--Yearbooks.; School yearbooks--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1910
    • Dist. 19, "Sunnyside" Mrs. Shanahan, teacher, June 24, 1958 The name was Sunny Slopes

    • Twelve young men, women, and girls stand in front of a one-story sod house with a hipped roof, used as a schoolhouse, about 18 miles southwest of Seibert, Colorado. A school bell is on the roof, with a shovel lying nearby; the building was called...
    • Edgewater (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Schools--Colorado--Edgewater--1910-1920.; Students--Colorado--Edgewater--1910-1920.; Love, Mertel, Mrs.
    • 1911-1912
    • Denver, snowstorm

    • A man with a shovel poses on steps outside (probably) the Capitol building near snow drifts after the snowstorm of 1913 in Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Blizzards--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Snow removal--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • 1913
    • Denver, snow storms

    • View of horse-drawn wagons and men who shovel snow near the Denver Public Library in the Civic Center on West Colfax and Bannock Streets after the great snowstorm of 1913 in Denver, Colorado. The Colorado State Capitol is in the distance.
    • Colorado State Capitol (Denver, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Denver Public Library--Buildings--1910-1920.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Blizzards--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Capitols--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.;...
    • 1913
    • Denver, snowstorm

    • Men shovel snow onto horse-drawn wagons on 16th (Sixteenth) Street in Denver, Colorado after the snowstorm of 1913. Pedestrians walk along the street and sidewalks. Signs on buildings read, "Keen Kutter, Tools, Cutlery," "Coca-Cola," and "Your...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Blizzards--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Snow removal--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • 1913
    • Denver, snowstorm

    • Men shovel snow on Broadway in Denver, Colorado after the 1913 snowstorm. An African American (Black) man crosses the street, pedestrians stand on a corner, and men drive snow laden, horse-drawn wagons. Signs on buildings read, "The Scholtz Dru[g...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Blizzards--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Snow removal--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • 1913
    • Kubler

    • A miner uses a pick ax and shovel to fill an ore cart with the shiny bituminous coal, inside the Kubler Mine, Gunnison County, Colorado. Timber uprights brace the ceiling.
    • Kubler Mine (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Gunnison County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Coal mining--Colorado--Gunnison County--1910-1920.; Miners--Colorado--Gunnison County--1910-1920.; Ore industry--Colorado--Gunnison County--1910-1920.
    • 1913
    • Denver, Union Station, great snowstorm

    • Men stand near a railroad locomotive in a snowstorm at Union Station, Denver, Colorado. One man holds a shovel, another carries an umbrella. The Sixteenth Street viaduct is overhead. A sign reads, "Office & Depot."
    • Union Station (Denver, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Blizzards--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Bridges--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Railroad...
    • 1913 December
    • Men in snow

    • Men who include a man named Harry shovel snow after a storm at Craig Colony (Craig Hospital) a tuberculosis sanitarium in Edgewater (Jefferson County), Colorado. Houses are in the distance.
    • Craig Colony--1910-1920.; Edgewater (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Blizzards--Colorado--Edgewater--1910-1920.; Sanatoriums--Colorado--Edgewater--1910-1920.; Sick persons--Colorado--Edgewater--1910-1920.; Snow removal--Colorado--Edgewater--1910-1920.
    • 1913 December 12
    • Tonopa shops

    • In this view of the Tonopa machine shop in Breckenridge, Colorado, a four horse team and ore wagon stand in front of the corrugated tin and frame building. A man in the driver's seat holds the reins, and a whip stands lodged next to him. Two other...
    • Breckenridge (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Breckenridge--1910-1920.; Machine shops--Colorado--Breckenridge--1910-1920.
    • 1914
    • Aerial construction, raising pole to upright position by hand, filling hole & tamping

    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company workers position a pole near a field probably in Colorado. Three men steady the pole with wood braces. Other men shovel soil back into the hole. Open fields and a house are in the distance.
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Construction--Colorado--1910-1920.; Linemen--Colorado--1910-1920.; Utility poles--Colorado--1910-1920.
    • 1914
    • The Annual: East Denver High School, 1914

    • 1914 Yearbook from East Denver High School.
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Yearbooks.; Denver Public Schools--Students--Yearbooks.; School yearbooks--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1914
    • The City of Denver: Volume 2 Number 22, 1914 August 22

    • Newsletter produced semi-monthly by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 19140822
    • The City of Denver: Volume 2 Number 7, 1914 January 10

    • Newsletter produced semi-monthly by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 19140110
    • Rock slide

    • A Marion steam shovel, Model 40 moves rocks from a rock slide or snowslide on Great Northern Railway tracks in King County, Washington. Men use shovels to move rocks. Shows a wooden snowshed and fire damaged trees on a mountain.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Digging--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Landslides--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Washington...
    • 1917
    • Snowshed construction

    • View of snowshed construction on Great Northern Railway tracks near Stevens Pass in King County, Washington. Shows workmen on tracks, stacks of timber beams, and a Marion steam shovel, Model 40, on an eroded hillside. Fire damaged trees are on the...
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad facilities--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.;...
    • 1917
    • West End

    • Construction workers shovel debris from Great Northern Railway tracks after a rock slide near Stevens Pass, probably at the west end of the first Cascade Tunnel, in King County, Washington. Shows frame snowshed scaffolding, cribbing and a traveling...
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Landslides--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction...
    • 1917 June 23
    • Snow slide

    • A man stands in deep snow in front of a snow pile on a slope near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington. Shows lumber debris, cables, a shovel and probably the roof of a snowshed. Fire damaged trees are on the mountain.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Avalanches--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Debris--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad facilities--Washington (State)--King...
    • 1917 May 20
    • Backfill

    • A Marion steam shovel, Model 40, moves a pile of dirt from a rock or snowslide near Stevens Pass in King County, Washington. Great Northern Railway tracks are on the eroded hillside and workers with shovels stand on a timber retaining wall.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Landslides--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Steam shovels--Washington...
    • 1917 September 8
    • Pueblo flood

    • View of reconstruction of the railroad platforms after a devastating flood at Union Depot in Pueblo, Colorado. Men work cleaning up debris. New lumber and pipe are piled at the work site. A steam shovel lifts dirt. Twisted and destroyed railroad...
    • Union Depot (Pueblo, Colo.)--Disasters--1920-1930.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Construction--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Steam...
    • 1921
    • Pueblo flood, D & RG switch engine no. 605

    • View of the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad yard after a flood in Pueblo, Colorado. A railroad switch engine sits surrounded by rubble and debris near overturned passenger cars. Men work near a temporary railroad trestle or bridge with a...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--Disasters--1920-1930.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Construction--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Debris--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Railroad...
    • 1921
    • Homemade snowshoe found at Holy Cross City in 1922

    • Men examine a wooden snowshoe in Holy Cross City, Eagle County, Colorado. One sits on plank steps wearing cleated, tall, lace-up boots, laced seam trousers, a sweater, and a hat with earflaps. A shovel leans on the wall behind.
    • Holy Cross City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Snowshoeing--Colorado--Holy Cross City--1920-1930.
    • 1922
    • Holy Cross City old miner's cabin of 1880's

    • Remains of this dwelling in Holy Cross City, Eagle County, Colorado, consist of rough rock foundation walls, roof planks, and beams. A man in high boots holds a shovel and a sledgehammer; rock and tundra are in the background.
    • Holy Cross City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Holy Cross City--1920-1930.
    • 1922

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