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    • Working on the breast of a tunnel

    • Underground mine shaft or tunnel somewhere in Colorado; miner at end of tunnel with sledge mallet or hammer driving a spike in rock wall; shovel and other long spikes stored at side, candle stuck in wall.
    • Miners--Colorado--1900-1920.; Mining--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1922]
    • Work of widening big cut of Union Pacific low grade line just east of Dale Wyo. 1:30 P.M.

    • A Union Pacific construction crew works at widening a railroad cut near Dale Creek (Dale, Albany County), Wyoming. Shows a steam shovel, large dump truck, earth grader, and pile drivers.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Albany County (Wyo.)--1950-1960.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Wyoming--Albany County--1950-1960.; Railroad cuts--Wyoming--Albany County--1950-1960.
    • 1954 April 10
    • Wolhurst

    • Wolhurst, in Littleton, Colorado, is a sprawling three-story mansion with faceted towers, dormers, chimneys and arched windows. Built in a semicircle, this side encloses tree dotted lawn. The concrete edge of a pond is in the foreground, where a...
    • Wolcott, Edward Olive, 1848-1905--Homes & haunts.; Littleton (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Estates--Colorado--Littleton--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Wolcott - steam shovel

    • Men watch a Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad steam shovel loading gondola cars in Eagle County, Colorado. Houses of Wolcott are in the background.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1920-1930.; Wolcott (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad freight cars--Colorado--Wolcott--1920-1930.; Steam shovels--Colorado--Wolcott--1920-1930.
    • [between 1922 and 1930?]
    • Where gold was firs [sic] discovered in Colo., near Idaho Spgs.

    • Miner with gold pan, pick, and shovel panning on banks of Clear Creek near Idaho Springs, Colorado; shows canvas frame tent and sluice box in background.
    • Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Gold miners--Colorado--Clear Creek--1890-1910.; Gold mining--Colorado--Clear Creek--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • 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?]
    • 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
    • Walsen bathhouse

    • A construction worker stands in the doorway of the bathhouse at the Colorado Fuel & Iron Company coal camp of Walsen (Huerfano County), Colorado. The building is a one story rusticated stone structure with two doorways and a shingle roof. Ladders...
    • Colorado Fuel and Iron Company--Buildings--1910-1920.; Walsen (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Bathhouses--Colorado--Walsen--1910-1920.; Coal mining--Colorado--Walsen--1910-1920.; Construction workers--Colorado--Walsen--1910-1920.;...
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • W. from Bond Tunnel

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks on the Dotsero Cutoff pass through a farm by the Colorado River, in Eagle County, Colorado. A steam shovel is by a fence; sheds and a house are by a dirt road.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1930-1940.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1930-1940.; Dotsero Cutoff (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Eagle County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Railroad facilities--Colorado--Eagle County--1930-1940.; Railroad...
    • [1934 or 1935]
    • 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
    • View of Central City area, 1899

    • Several houses stand at the upper end of Eureka Street at the base of a snow-covered hill in Central City, Colorado. Workers shovel snow from the tracks of the Gilpin Tramway in the distance, possibly after the "Big Snow" in December of 1913. The...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Blizzards--Colorado--Central City--1910-1920.; Digging--Colorado--Central City--1910-1920.; Houses--Colorado--Central City--1910-1920.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Central City--1910-1920.; Narrow-gage...
    • [1913?]
    • 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]
    • Venir Tunnel

    • Five men stand inside a tunnel dug from deep snow, two men with a shovel stand on top of the snow, Leadville, Lake County, or Crested Butte, Gunnison County, Colorado. Letters on top of the opening read: "Venir Tunnel."
    • Crested Butte (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Leadville (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Blizzards--Colorado--Crested Butte--1930-1940.; Blizzards--Colorado--Leadville--1930-1940.
    • 1936
    • Venir Tunnel

    • Five men stand inside a tunnel dug in deep snow, a shovel is next to them, Leadville, Lake County, or Crested Butte, Gunnison County, Colorado. Letters on top of the opening read: "Venir Tunnel."
    • Crested Butte (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Leadville (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Blizzards--Colorado--Crested Butte--1930-1940.; Blizzards--Colorado--Leadville--1930-1940.
    • 1936
    • Ute Iron Spring, Manitou. D. R. G. R. R.

    • Exterior view of the Ute Iron Spring Chateau in Manitou Springs (El Paso County), Colorado. The frame octagonal pavilion has latticework and projecting bays; a man and a woman stand in one of the entries. The pavilion has a shingled, faceted...
    • Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Springs--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1880-1890.; Ute Iron Spring Chateau (Manitou Springs, Colo.)
    • [between 1882 and 1885?]
    • Underground on No. 16 Eldorado

    • Two miners shovel ore into wheelbarrows, underground on No. 16 Eldorado, in possibly Alaska.
    • Interiors--Alaska--1900-1920.; Miners--Alaska--1900-1920.; Mining--Alaska--1900-1920.; Wheelbarrows--Alaska--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Transporting sugar beets for processing

    • Men shovel sugar beets onto trucks in a field in (probably) Colorado.
    • Agricultural laborers--Colorado--1900-1920.; Beets--Colorado--1900-1920.; Harvesting--Colorado--1900-1920.; Sugar industry--Colorado--1900-1920.
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    • Transformer station at Clear Creek

    • View of a Denver Tramway Corporation power station at Clear Creek Junction (Jefferson County), Colorado; shows a brick building with faceted bays. A man poses with a shovel by construction materials; men work on a utility pole by streetcar tracks.
    • Denver Tramway Corporation (Denver, Colo.)--Buildings--1910-1920.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Power plants--Colorado--Jefferson County--1910-1920.; Street railroad facilities--Colorado--Jefferson County--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Train on Cumbres Pass

    • View of a Denver and Rio Grande Western locomotive with a pilot plow and a work car on snow covered Cumbres Pass, (Conejos County), Colorado. Workmen are on the train and shovel snow.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1940-1960.; Conejos County (Colo.)--1940-1960.; Cumbres Pass (Colo.)--1940-1960.; Blizzards--Colorado--Conejos County--1940-1960.; Passes (Landforms)--Colorado--Conejos County--1940-1960.; Railroad...
    • [1949 or 1952]
    • Tractor cleaning up street in front of power house note high water line more than 10 ft. above the...

    • A man sits on a small tracklayer (crawler) tractor that pulls a shovel with wheels in the mud covered street in front of the power house, after the Arkansas River flood in Pueblo, Colorado. A high water line is visible on the brick wall of the...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Laborers--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Mud--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Street cleaning--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Tractors--American--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.
    • [1921 June]
    • 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
    • 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
    • The dinner hour

    • Miners pose near a fire at a campsite in probably Eagle County, Colorado. Pick axes, a shovel, a hatchet, empty tin cans and cooking pans are scattered near the men. Shows tents and bedrolls.
    • Eagle County (Colo.)--1880-1910.; Campfires--Colorado--Eagle County--1880-1910.; Camping--Colorado--Eagle County--1880-1910.; Eating & drinking--Colorado--Eagle County--1880-1910.; Miners--Colorado--Eagle County--1880-1910.; Prospecting equipment &...
    • [between 1888 and 1901]

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