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    • Dr. Clarence Holmes at Groundbreaking

    • Dr. Clarence Holmes using shovel during a groundbreaking ceremony.
    • Building dedications--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Ground breaking ceremonies--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • Shovel & steam dummy w. of Buena Vista

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks, a locomotive, and a steam shovel by the Arkansas River, Chaffee County, Colorado.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1920-1930.; Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Chaffee County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Chaffee County--1920-1930.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Chaffee County--1920-1930.; Steam...
    • September 7, 1928
    • An old prospector & his cabin

    • A prospector poses with dogs near a cabin possibly in Colorado. The tools outside the building include a mallet, saw, gold pan, and a shovel.
    • Cabins--1920-1930.; Miners--1920-1930.; Mining--1920-1930.
    • November 11, 1926
    • GIs dug in near Sassomolare, Italy

    • Men from the Tenth Mountain Division, 87th Mountain Infantry Regiment, Company K, dig in on a ridge north of Sassomolare. According to the caption, they are protecting the left flank of the main column moving up the Porretta-Moderna Highway, a few...
    • World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.; Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Infantry Regiment, 87th. Company F.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • March 4, 1945
    • Holding down his claim millions in it

    • Edward Marshall Stedman poses with a shovel on a newly staked claim for the Mascot Mine, near American City (Gilpin County), Colorado.
    • Mining claims--Colorado--Apex--1890-1900.; Apex (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Apex--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Apex--1890-1900.; Stedman, Edward Marshall.
    • June 9, 1897
    • Granite Canyon 7 work train

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks and construction (including a steam shovel) edge the Arkansas River, in Chaffee County, Colorado. A hand-car is in the foreground.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1920-1930.; Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Chaffee County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Colorado--Chaffee County--1920-1930.; Railroad handcars--Colorado--Chaffee...
    • July, 1927
    • Ruby Canyon W. of Utah line - steam dummy track

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction in Ruby Canyon, Grand County, Utah, consists of tracks and ties, a steam shovel, and a water tank, flanked by the Colorado River and sandstone cliffs.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1920-1930.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1920-1930.; Mesa County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Ruby Canyon (Colo. and Utah)--1920-1930.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Colorado--Mesa...
    • July 22, 1927
    • Keota from Windmill Tower

    • Snow in Keota, Weld County, Colorado, almost fills the covered porch of this frame dwelling. A dog sits atop the bank, under the gable roof with its dormer. Wire fence, a gate and a snow shovel are in the foreground.
    • Keota (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Dogs--Colorado--Keota--1940-1950.; Houses--Colorado--Keota--1940-1950.
    • July 1936
    • Assumption Catholic Church breaking ground for Welby Catholic Church

    • A monsignor, several priests, altar boys, and the church congregation gather for a ground-breaking in front of Assumption Catholic Church in Welby, Adams County, Colorado. The monsignor, with a shovel, wears a cassock and a biretta; two monks, wear...
    • Welby (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Acolytes--Colorado--Welby--1940-1950.; Catholic churches--Colorado--Welby--1940-1950.; Monks--Colorado--Welby--1940-1950.; Priests--Colorado--Welby--1940-1950.
    • January 6, 1942
    • The Cosmopolitan Club of Denver, official records.

    • Includes monthly meeting minutes, financial reports, Christmas programs and ritual for initiation procedure.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--History--20th Century.
    • January 1934 - May 1940
    • Big snow of December 1913

    • Pedestrians walk along a snow cleared sidewalk near the Albany Hotel, Seventeenth (17th) Street, Denver, Colorado. Tall piles of snow and ice chunks are in the street. A man with a shovel shows in distance across the street from the Equitable...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Blizzards--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Snow--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • December 1913
    • Big snow of December 1913

    • Men shovel and haul soot covered snow and ice from a downtown street, Denver, Colorado. Lettering painted on a brick building reads: Court Place Hotel.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Blizzards--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Snow removal--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Snow--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • December 1913
    • Pack burro

    • A burro with a pack stands on the tracks of the Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway in El Paso County, Colorado. The burros carries a wheel barrow, shovel, axe, crate and metal can. A sign on the wheelbarrow reads: "I Helped to Build Pikes Peak...
    • Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company.; El Paso County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Donkeys--Colorado--El Paso County--1890-1900.; Mountain railroads--Colorado--El Paso County--1890-1900.; Pack animals--Colorado--El Paso County--1890-1900.; Railroad...
    • c1891, Oct. 11
    • D&RGW 1530, 4-8-2, at Burnham Shops

    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive 1530 is at Burnham Shops, Denver, Colorado; women in bib overalls and gloves hold a shovel and an oilcan.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    • April, 1926
    • Bear Creek Canyon - Hamilton and Gleason Construction Co. - Steam shovel

    • View of men and a steam shovel from the Hamilton and Gleason Construction Company working in Bear Creek Canyon, Jefferson County, Colorado.
    • Bear Creek Canyon (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Canyons--Colorado--Jefferson County--1930-1940.; Construction--Colorado--Jefferson County--1930-1940.; Steam shovels--Colorado--Jefferson County--1930-1940.
    • April 14, 1934
    • Colorado & Southern and Denver, Laramie & Northern event

    • Men, one with a shovel, pose near flat cars filled with dirt at Utah Junction, near Pecos Street and Cargill Drive, in Adams County, Colorado. A railroad gondola car, a flatcar with crates, passenger cars, and freight cars are in the distance....
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--1900-1910.; Passengers--Colorado--Adams County--1900-1910.; Railroad freight cars--Colorado--Adams County--1900-1910.; Railroad passenger cars--Colorado--Adams County--1900-1910.; Denver, Laramie, and Northwestern...
    • [May 1908?]
    • Colorado & Southern and Denver, Laramie & Northern event

    • Men pose on and in a Colorado and Southern steam shovel or ditcher on temporary tracks at Utah Junction, near Pecos Street and Cargill Drive, in Adams County, Colorado. Lettering on the machine reads: "Colorado & Southern Railroad," " No. 02," and...
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--1900-1910.; Denver, Laramie, and Northwestern Railroad Company--1900-1910.; Adams County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Colorado--Adams County--1900-1910.; Steam shovels--Colorado--Adams...
    • [May 1908?]
    • Colorado & Southern and Denver, Laramie & Northern event

    • Panoramic view shows well dressed men and women, and railroad employees, posed by locomotives, a steam shovel, tenders, boxcars, passenger coaches, flat cars and gondola cars at Utah Junction (near Pecos Street and Cargill Drive) (Adams County),...
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--1900-1910.; Adams County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Passengers--Colorado--Adams County--1900-1910.; People--Colorado--Adams County--1900-1910.; Railroad cars--Colorado--Adams County--1900-1910.; Railroad...
    • [May 1908?]
    • Industries construction equipment steam shovel at work near Alameda

    • Workmen work near a steam shovel and horse-drawn side-dump temporary rail cars at the Alameda Avenue underpass construction site in Denver, Colorado.
    • Dump cars--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Steam shovels--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [either 1909 or 1910]
    • Dr. Donald F. Hornig

    • Men, one in a suit, sit on a bulldozer at the University of Colorado at Boulder. A dump truck is next to them, in the same hole, with air horns on its roof and lettering on the radiator: "White." Semi-truck containers, buildings, trees, and cars...
    • University of Colorado (Boulder campus)--1960-1970.; Boulder (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Ground breaking ceremonies--Colorado--Boulder--1960-1970.
    • [between 1963 and 1968?]
    • Ground breaking at Swedish Hospital

    • A man in a suit smiles and digs up a shovel full of dirt during the ground breaking ceremony at Swedish Hospital (Swedish Medical Center) in Englewood (Arapahoe County), Colorado. Men who have already moved a shovel full of dirt file away from the...
    • Swedish Hospital (Englewood, Colo.)--Buildings--1960-1970.; Englewood (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Ground breaking ceremonies--Colorado--Englewood--1960-1970.; Hospitals--Colorado--Englewood--1960-1970.; Men--Colorado--Englewood--1960-1970.;...
    • [between 1960 and 1963?]
    • Schluter and Spengel Groceries and Hardware

    • Group of men pose on the boardwalk of the Schluter and Spengel Groceries and Hardware store, Gunnison, Colorado. Goods on display in front of store include: a shovel, pick ax, metal bucket, whisk brooms and a cast iron stove. Hand-painted signs...
    • Gunnison (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Grocery stores--Colorado--Gunnison--1880-1890.; Hardware stores--Colorado--Gunnison--1880-1890.
    • [between 1950 and 1970]
    • View of 5/8 cubic yard shovel working in open pit

    • View shows a five-eighth's cubic yard shovel loading a truck with coal scoria at the Antonito deposit, Conejos County, Colorado.
    • Conejos County (Colo.)--1940-1960.; Machinery--Colorado--Conejos County--1940-1960.; Mining--Colorado--Conejos County--1940-1960.; Shovels--Colorado--Conejos County--1940-1960.; Trucks--Colorado--Conejos County--1940-1960.
    • [between 1940 and 1960]
    • Miners

    • Miners and a dog pose near the entrance to a mine in Idaho. The men hold a prospector's pick and a shovel.
    • Miners--Idaho--1880-1900.; Mining--Idaho--1880-1900.
    • [between 1940 and 1960]
    • Clear Creek - close up from ground shovel bucket dumping in 800ft bore

    • A man works in a a highway tunnel on Highway 6 in Jefferson County or Clear Creek County, Colorado. Shows a steam shovel and a dump truck. Letters read: "Ed. H. Honnen Construction Co."
    • Construction workers--Colorado--1940-1950.; Dump trucks--Colorado--1940-1950.; Excavation--Colorado--1940-1950.; Road construction--Colorado--1940-1950.; Steam shovels--Colorado--1940-1950.; Tunnels--Colorado--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Clear Cr. highway tunnel

    • Laborers work on a road on the banks of Clear Creek in Jefferson or Clear Creek County, Colorado. They construct a framework and embankment on the edge of the river. A shack and steam shovel is in the distance.
    • Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Road construction--Colorado--1940-1950.; Streams--Colorado--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Mining - crane and trucks

    • View of a sand and gravel mine operation in Colorado; a steam shovel loads a dump truck by a pit. Letters read: "Brannan Sand & Gravel."
    • Brannan Sand & Gravel Co. (Denver, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Sand and gravel plants--Colorado--1940-1950.; Dump trucks--Colorado--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--1940-1950.; Steam shovels--Colorado--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Carlton Tunnel - dumping tops of cars

    • View of ore cars used in construction of the Carlton Tunnel (mine drainage) in Teller County, Colorado. A man works with a shovel.
    • Teller County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Teller County--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Teller County--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Manion Placer

    • View of a steam shovel and ore processing machinery. Letters read "Manion Placer" and "Lorain 77."
    • Mining machinery--1940-1950.; Hydraulic mining--1940-1950.; Steam shovels--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Manion Placer

    • View of a steam shovel and ore processing machinery with a conveyor elevator. Letters read "Manion Placer" and "Lorain."
    • Mining machinery--1940-1950.; Conveying systems--1940-1950.; Hydraulic mining--1940-1950.; Steam shovels--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Manion Placer

    • View of a steam shovel and ore processing machinery with a conveyor elevator.
    • Conveying systems--1940-1950.; Hydraulic mining--1940-1950.; Mining machinery--1940-1950.; Steam shovels--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • CMA U.S. Vanadium Corp. from lower road on east

    • View of (probably) the Shamrock Mine in Uravan, (Montrose County), Colorado; shows tailings, settling ponds, a steam shovel, parked cars, ore processing sheds, houses, and the San Miguel River.
    • United States Vanadium Company--1940-1950.; Vanadium industry--Colorado--Uravan--1940-1950.; San Miguel River (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Uravan (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Uravan--1940-1950.; Rivers--Colorado--Uravan--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Nevadaville, Colo. 1880

    • (front wagon)and Frank Mayhew (standing alone). Several mines are on the hill in the background, including the California Mine near the top of the hill.; Men pose for a photograph outside the Hubert Mill (also identified as Douglas Mill), Gunnell...
    • Ore-dressing plants--Colorado--Central City--1880-1890.; Central City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Miners--Colorado--Central City--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1870-1890.; Alsebrook, Al.; Alsebrook, Alec.;...
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Cooley Bros. Dredge, Gen. view

    • View of a dragline crane, a dredge and a shovel, possibly on Beaver Creek in Park County, Colorado. The crane reads: "Cooley Brothers" and "Bucyrus Monighan."
    • Park County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Dredges--Colorado--Park County--1930-1950.; Gold dredging--Colorado--Park County--1930-1950.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Park County--1930-1950.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Park County--1930-1950.
    • [between 1935 and 1945?]
    • San Jaun [i. e. Juan] Metals Corp. loading dirt from river bed into Trummal [i. e. trommel]

    • View of a mine operation near Telluride, San Miguel County, Colorado. A steam shovel loads a trommel screen with rock which is separated and loaded in a truck via a conveyor. The material is hauled to the Gold Run Mill. The side of the steam shovel...
    • Mining machinery--1930-1940.; Telluride (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Automobiles--1930-1940.; Conveying systems--1930-1940.; Miners--1930-1940.; Mining--1930-1940.; Steam shovels--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • West Portal, Colorado

    • Three men shovel deep snow outside of the railroad depot of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad at West Portal (also known as Idlewild and Winter Park), Colorado in Grand County. Signs: "Postal Telegraph Office," "Money Orders," and "Freight...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1930-1940.; West Portal (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Blizzards--Colorado--West Portal--1930-1940.; Railroad stations--Colorado--West Portal--1930-1940.; Snow removal--Colorado--West Portal--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Hydraulic placer mining class

    • View of a Public Works Administration hydraulic gold mining class, in Denver, Colorado; shows men with a rocker sluice and gold pans. One wears high boots and uses a shovel.
    • United States. Public Works Administration.--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Gold mining--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Miners--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Mining...
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Colorado, Pueblo steel mills

    • View of Colorado Fuel and Iron Company blast furnace and stoves, Pueblo, Colorado; shows steel manufacturing and industrial area with smokestacks and elevated railroad track, piles of rock and gravel with Colorado and Southern Railway hopper cars...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Steel industry--Colorado--Pueblo--1930-1940.; Colorado Fuel and Iron Company.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Cutoff tunnel const (shovel)

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction on the Dotsero Cutoff, in Eagle County, Colorado, consists of men working by a steam shovel and dump truck, with rock outcrops in the background.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1930-1940.; Dotsero Cutoff (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Eagle County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dump trucks--Colorado--Eagle County--1930-1940.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Colorado--Eagle...
    • [between 1930 and 1934?]
    • Ruby Canyon - steam shovel loading train

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction in Ruby Canyon, Utah or Colorado, consists of a steam shovel, tracks, a boiler, and men working at the base of a sandstone cliff.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1920-1930.; Ruby Canyon (Colo. and Utah)--1920-1930.; Railroad construction & maintenance--1920-1930.; Railroad construction workers--1920-1930.; Railroad tracks--1920-1930.; Steam shovels--1920-1930.
    • [between 1925 and 1930?]
    • Ruby Canyon - steam shovel loading train @ Shale

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction in Ruby Canyon, at Shale, Colorado, consists of a steam shovel loading gondola cars; tracks, dwellings, and sandstone cliffs are in the background.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1920-1930.; Ruby Canyon (Colo. and Utah)--1920-1930.; Shale (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Houses--Colorado--Shale--1920-1930.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Colorado--Shale--1920-1930.; Railroad freight...
    • [between 1925 and 1930?]
    • Ruby Canyon - steam shovel loading tram train

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction in Ruby Canyon, Utah or Colorado, consists of a steam shovel loading a tram train, and new tracks at the base of a sandstone cliff.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1920-1930.; Ruby Canyon (Colo. and Utah)--1920-1930.; Cliffs--1920-1930.; Railroad construction & maintenance--1920-1930.; Steam shovels--1920-1930.
    • [between 1925 and 1930?]
    • Ruby Canyon - steam shovel loading truck

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction in Ruby Canyon, Utah or Colorado, consists of men working as a steam shovel loads a dump truck; the Colorado River and sandstone cliffs are in the background.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1920-1930.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1920-1930.; Ruby Canyon (Colo. and Utah)--1920-1930.; Cliffs--1920-1930.; Dump trucks--1920-1930.; Railroad construction & maintenance--1920-1930.; Railroad...
    • [between 1925 and 1930?]
    • Ruby Canyon - steam shovel along river

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction in Ruby Canyon, in Utah or Colorado, consists of men working by tracks and a steam shovel; the Colorado River and sandstone cliffs are to the sides.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1920-1930.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1920-1930.; Ruby Canyon (Colo. and Utah)--1920-1930.; Cliffs--1920-1930.; Railroad construction & maintenance--1920-1930.; Railroad construction...
    • [between 1925 and 1930?]
    • Ruby Canyon steam shovel loading train @ Shale

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction in Ruby Canyon, Shale, Colorado, consists of a steam shovel loading ore cars; a man stands on the locomotive in the foreground and sandstone cliffs are to the sides.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1920-1930.; Ruby Canyon (Colo. and Utah)--1920-1930.; Shale (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Colorado--Shale--1920-1930.; Railroad employees--Colorado--Shale--1920-1930.;...
    • [between 1925 and 1930?]
    • Ruby Canyon - steam shovel along bluff

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction in Ruby Canyon, Utah or Colorado, consists of men working by tracks and a steam shovel; sandstone cliffs are in the background.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1920-1930.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1920-1930.; Ruby Canyon (Colo. and Utah)--1920-1930.; Cliffs--1920-1930.; Railroad construction & maintenance--1920-1930.; Railroad construction...
    • [between 1925 and 1930?]
    • Ruby Canyon - steam shovel & truck

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction in Ruby Canyon, Colorado or Utah, consists of men working by a steam shovel and dump truck, with the Colorado River in the background.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1920-1930.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1920-1930.; Ruby Canyon (Colo. and Utah)--1920-1930.; Dump trucks--1920-1930.; Railroad construction & maintenance--1920-1930.; Railroad construction...
    • [between 1925 and 1930?]

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