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    • Forbes, Colorado probably strikebreakers

    • In Forbes, Las Animas County, Colorado, four coal miners pose on railroad tracks carrying picks and shovels. Telegraph wires are on the snowy railroad embankments.
    • Forbes (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Coal miners--Colorado--Forbes--1910-1920.; Miners' strikes--Colorado--Forbes--1910-1920.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Forbes--1910-1920.
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    • Genealogical index to the records of the Society of Colorado Pioneers

    • An index produced by the Colorado Genealogical Society pertaining to the recognized settlers of Colorado. Information for each individual include, date and place of birth, date and place of death, date of arrival in Colorado,
    • Society of Colorado Pioneers--Indexes.
    • 1990
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 2 Number 27, 1910 July 2

    • Newsletter produced 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.
    • 19100702
    • Jesse Walter Fewkes, Mesa Verde during excavation of Cliff Palace

    • Jesse Walter Fewkes, of the Smithsonian Institution, poses beside men with tools at a Native American (Ancestral Puebloan) dwelling in Cliff Palace at Mesa Verde (later Mesa Verde National Park), Colorado. Fewkes stands beside a team of men who...
    • Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--Colorado--1900-1920.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites--Colorado--1900-1920.; Cliff Palace (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)--1900-1920.;...
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    • Work crew

    • Men gather around a pile of shovels and sledgehammers at a Work Projects Administration (WPA) sponsored road construction site in Colorado. The men wear coats, jackets, hats, caps and gloves.
    • Equipment--Colorado--1930-1950.; Laborers--Colorado--1930-1950.; Road construction--Colorado--1930-1950.; Shovels--Colorado--1930-1950.
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    • Kalbaugh's limestone quarry, Garfild [sic], Colo.

    • View of the Kalbaugh limestone quarry in Garfield (Chaffee County), Colorado. Men pose near and on a dirt road with shovels, a wheelbarrow and a horse-drawn wagon filled with limestone. A church and houses are in the distance.
    • Garfield (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Carts & wagons.; Dirt roads.; Limestone quarrying.
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    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 1 Number 9, 1909 April 17

    • Newsletter produced 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.
    • 19090417
    • Aftermath of blizzard

    • View of an unidentified Colorado town damaged by a blizzard. A man stands and looks at buildings destroyed by a snowstorm. Shows a two story building with a partially fallen roof and a missing wall. A man on the roof shovels snow. Other buildings...
    • Blizzards--1890-1900.; Disasters.; Ruins.
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    • Planting an orchard

    • Farm workers, men and boys, pose with two well dressed men, a boy and a girl, in a plowed farm field in probably western Colorado. The farm workers wear work clothes and hats, and hold shovels and tools. The boys wear knickers and caps; one boy...
    • Agricultural laborers--Colorado--1880-1900.; Boys--Colorado--1880-1900.; Croplands--Colorado--1880-1900.; Farming--Colorado--1880-1900.; Girls--Colorado--1880-1900.
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    • Placer Mining on San Miguel River, Colo., U.S. Gold Placers, No. 26

    • Men stand beside hydraulic nozzles (monitors) fitted with rock counterbalances, or use shovels inside a wash, at a U.S. Gold Placers mining operation on the San Miguel River in San Miguel County, Colorado. Shows a water conduit and a wooden framed...
    • San Miguel County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; San Miguel River (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gold mining--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1890.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1890.; Miners--Colorado--San Miguel County--1910-1920.;...
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    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 2 Number 26, 1910 June 25

    • Newsletter produced 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.
    • 19100625
    • I helped to build Pikes Peak rail co.

    • A burro stands on the railroad bed of the Manitou and Pikes Peak Railway Company, on Pikes Peak in El Paso County, Colorado. He carries a sign on his back that reads: "I helped to Build Pikes Peak Rail Co., " as well as a dynamite box, a metal can,...
    • Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company--1880-1900.; El Paso County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Donkeys.; Pack animals.; Railroad construction & maintenance.
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    • Smelting ore in Colorado

    • Scenes of workers and interior views of mine processing buildings in Colorado. Miners use wheelbarrows, shovels, pokers, and horse-drawn wagons to process gold and silver ore in smelter buildings. Shows tailings piles and silver being shipped from...
    • Ore industry--Colorado--1870-1880.; Smelters--Colorado--1870-1880.
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    • Utah Copper Mine located at Bingham, Utah, 27 miles from Salt Lake City, "The Center of...

    • View of the Kennecott Copper Bingham Copper Mine in Bingham (Salt Lake County), Utah. Shows the open pit copper mine, with terraces, railroad tracks, an electric substation, freight trains and the town of Bingham in the narrow canyon.
    • Bingham (Utah)--1940-1950.; Bingham Canyon (Utah)--1940-1950.; Bingham Copper Mine (Utah)--1940-1950.; Canyons.; Cities & towns.; Copper mining.; Strip mining.
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    • Bingham Copper Mine

    • View of the Kennecott Copper, Bingham Copper Mine in Bingham (Salt Lake County), Utah. Shows the open pit copper mine and mine railroad trains with ore cars and steam shovels on the terraces. An ore train and railroad yard are nearby.
    • Bingham (Utah)--1940-1950.; Bingham Canyon (Utah)--1940-1950.; Bingham Copper Mine (Utah)--1940-1950.; Canyons.; Copper mining.; Mine railroads.; Strip mining.
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    • Snowed under, digging out a railroad in Colorado

    • Men with shovels work to clear a pile of snow from Denver and Rio Grande Railway tracks in the Animas River canyon in San Juan County, Colorado. Shows a narrow gorge filled with snow from a snowslide, and partly buried tracks.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company--1880-1890.; San Juan County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Avalanches--Colorado--San Juan County--1880-1890.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--San Juan County--1880-1890.; Rivers--Colorado--San Juan County--1880-1890.; Snow...
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    • Black Hawk flood scene

    • A man with a horse-drawn wagon and men with shovels and a wheelbarrow pose on main street after a flood in Black Hawk (Gilpin County), Colorado. Mud and rock fill the street, part of the street has washed away.. A sign on a business reads: "Baths."...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Commercial streets.; Debris.; Floods.
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    • Damaged snowshed wall

    • Workers with shovels stand below concrete buttresses. Shows lumber debris and a snowshed wall damaged possibly by a rock slide near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington.
    • 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...
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    • Calumet section gang below Box Canyon "joint ahead men"

    • In Box Canyon, Chaffee County, Colorado, Denver and Rio Grande Railroad bearded workmen pause by tracks and their maintainence cart. They are (l to r): Henry Craig, D.E.C. Austin (boss), Peter Collins, Peter Fuller, and (?). They hold shovels; one...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company--1890-1900.; Chaffee County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Colorado--1890-1900.; Railroad employees--Colorado--1890-1900.
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    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 3 Number 41, 1911 October 7

    • Newsletter produced 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.
    • 19111007
    • Illinois gulch (?)

    • A group of miners with shovels and pitch forks work on a system of sluices possibly in Illinois Gulch, Gilpin County, Colorado. Shows cabins, tents, sign on a business reads: "Star & Johnson, Sterling Industry Wholesale Dealers."
    • Sluices--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Gold mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Westward, the monarch capital makes its way

    • Union Pacific Railroad vice president, Thomas C. Durant, in a suit and a narrow brimmed hat, stands on railroad ties during railroad construction near Cozad in Lincoln County, Nebraska. Shows shovels near railroad ties set in place, and a wooden...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Business people--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad construction--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad tracks--Nebraska--Lincoln...
    • 1866 October
    • State Penitentiary convicts excavating for the Water Works

    • Convicts of the State Penitentiary in Canon City Colorado, wear striped prison uniforms and pose with shovels. They stand behind a rock wall among wheelbarrows and boards. Men in suits oversee; a shed, trees, and hills are in the background.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Prison laborers--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1880
    • Woodstock snow slide ruins

    • View of a collapsed frame, probably one-story house, in Woodstock near Pitkin (Gunnison County), Colorado west of Alpine Pass. A wooden plank supports an unstable wall. A brick chimney, wooden shingles, and rafters are in the debris pile of the...
    • Woodstock (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Avalanches--Colorado--Woodstock--1880-1890.; Houses--Colorado--Woodstock--1880-1890.; Ruins--Colorado--Woodstock--1880-1890.; Snow--Colorado--Woodstock--1880-1890.
    • 1884?
    • Surfacing gang, Helena & Northern R.R.

    • Construction workers hold shovels and spades and stand beside railroad ties near a trestle on Northern Pacific Railroad (Helena and Northern Railroad Company) tracks in Montana. A railroad train is in the distance. Shows talus and tree stumps.
    • Helena and Northern Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Northern Pacific Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Montana--1880-1890.; Railroad construction workers--Montana--1880-1890.; Railroads--Montana--1880-1890.
    • 1887 Fall
    • Bridge on Helena & Northern approaching Marysville

    • Construction workers in sack suits and overcoats, hold shovels and pose on a Helena and Northern Railroad (a Northern Pacific short line) trestle under construction in Marysville (Lewis and Clark County), Montana. The high, wooden trestle is over a...
    • Helena and Northern Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Northern Pacific Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Marysville (Mont.)--1880-1890.; Bridge construction--Montana--Marysville--1880-1890.; Mine buildings--Montana--Marysville--1880-1890.; Railroad...
    • 1887 October
    • Saratoga mines - Central City

    • A miner shovels ore from a raised ore chute down into a cart on tracks, Saratoga mines, Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. The man stands atop the cart rim and brace himself against the wall in order to complete the process.
    • Mine railroads--Cars--Colorado--Gilpin County--1880-1890.; Central City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Saratoga Mine (Gilpin County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Interiors--Colorado--Gilpin County--1880-1890.; Miners--Colorado--Gilpin County--1880-1890.;...
    • 1889
    • View on U.P. [sic] Railway, rotary starting up after prospecting for ice

    • View of Denver, South Park and Pacific locomotives as they push a rotary snow plow locomotive, Chaffee County, Colorado. Men stand on the plow and in the snow with snow shovels.
    • Denver, South Park, and Pacific Railroad Company--1890-1900.; Chaffee County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Railroad snowplow locomotives--Colorado--Chaffee County--1890-1900.; Snow removal--Colorado--Chaffee County--1890-1900.; Snow--Colorado--Chaffee...
    • 1890 April 16th
    • Main Street after the flood of 1893

    • Workmen with shovels and picks on Main Street around 3:45 p.m. as pedestrians watch them clear the street after the flood. The men are wearing hats and workclothes; the onlookers are wearing suits and dresses, two are carrying umbrellas. Main...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Floods--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.
    • 1893

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