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    • 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
    • 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 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 14th Street Viaduct Construction

    • Shows a construction crew paving the 14th (Fourteenth) Street viaduct in Denver, Colorado. The workers use shovels, gravel, wheelbarrows and water hoses. Bags of sand or concrete and the iron fence used on the viaduct are stacked nearby. A few of...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Pavements--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Bridge construction--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Bridges--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Construction...
    • June 1899
    • Denver Urban Renewal, Whittier project

    • African Americans Omar Blair, representing the Denver Urban Renewal Authority and the Rev. Cecil W. Howard, of the Shorter Community AME Church, along with Denver Mayor William H. McNichols hold shovels at the ground breaking for the Denver Urban...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Clergy--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Ground breaking ceremonies--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Housing--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.;...
    • 1969 April 13
    • 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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    • Early Alamosa, 1875 or 1876

    • Townspeople pose in front of tent and simple wood frame front gable structures labelled with signs "Conejos Ave," "post office," and "Ames House," in Alamosa, Colorado. The group is mostly men in suits, hats, and work clothes. Some men have rifles,...
    • Alamosa (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Burke, C. (Carolyn); Gerteisen, John.
    • [between 1875 and 1876]
    • Red Cross youth volunteers cleaning up

    • Teenage boys and girls clean up flood damage in a building in Denver, Colorado; they wear rubber boots, stand in mud, and hold shovels.
    • American Red Cross--People--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Cleaning--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Mud--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Public service...
    • [1965 June]
    • Groundbreaking ceremonies - Ampex Corp

    • William E. Roberts, President of the Ampex Corporation, shovels dirt, as John Beumer, plant manager and Harry Roth, Mayor of Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, look on. Sign reads: "Ampex Corporation New Manufacturing Facility, The Video...
    • Ampex Corporation--Rites & ceremonies--1960-1970.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Ground breaking ceremonies--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1960-1970.; Beumer, John.; Roberts, William E.; Roth, Harry Mayor of Colorado Springs.
    • April 9, 1964
    • Toolhouse at Arrow, Colorado

    • Two women telegraph operators (Miss Jones), hired during World War I, pose with two railroad crew members in Arrow, (Arrowhead), Grand County, Colorado. The women stand on part of a snow plow, while the men (Joe Preiss) "play" their shovels like...
    • Arrow (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Railroad employees--Colorado--Arrow--1910-1920.
    • 1918
    • Ashley Elementary School tree dedication

    • Photograph of a several students holding shovels and participating in a tree dedication at Ashley Elementary School in Denver, Colorado.
    • Ashley School (Denver, Colo.); Denver Public Schools.; Denver (Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1974 May 17
    • Opening Trail Ridge Road

    • View of automobiles on Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado. Snow covers the ground. Mountains are in the distance.
    • Automobiles--Colorado--1930-1940.; Rocky Mountain National Park (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Trail Ridge (Larimer County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; National parks & reserves--Colorado--1930-1940.; Roads--Colorado--1930-1940.; Snow--Colorado--1930-1940.
    • [1938]
    • 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
    • Open pit mining comes to Butte - to stay

    • View inside the Berkeley copper open pit mine, Silver Bow County, Montana. Shows Steam shovels and trucks.
    • Berkeley Pit (Silver Bow County, Mont.)--1950-1960.; Silver Bow County (Mont.)--1950-1960.; Copper mining--Montana--Silver Bow County--Butte--1950-1960.; Mining--Montana--Silver Bow County--Butte--1950-1960.; Steam shovels--Montana--Silver Bow...
    • October 27, 1957
    • 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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    • Black Hawk, Colo. Flood

    • View west on Gregory Street in Black Hawk, Colorado, after the flood of 1895; shows flood debris such as planks, posts, rocks, dirt and silt. Three men are holding shovels and working on clearing the street as water continues to pour past them in a...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Floods--Colorado--Blackhawk--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Blackhawk--1890-1900.
    • 1895
    • 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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    • Black Hawk, flood

    • View northwest on Main Street, Black Hawk (Gilpin County), Colorado; shows the debris that choked the streets of Black Hawk after one of many floods that occurred there, and the temporary railroad track with flat cars used to transport the debris...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Floods--Colorado--Blackhawk--1910-1920.; Streets--Colorado--Blackhawk--1910-1920.
    • [1914?]
    • 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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    • Bonanza

    • Men and women pose on a dirt street in Bonanza (Saguache County), Colorado. Frame buildings have false fronts and signs that read: "F.F. Roby Assayer" and "Second Hand Goods." Miners hold pick axes, shovels, sledge hammers and pose near a pile of...
    • Bonanza (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Assayers--Colorado--Bonanza--1880-1890.; False fronts--Colorado--Bonanza--1880-1890.; Miners--Colorado--Bonanza--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Bonanza--1880-1890.; People--Colorado--Bonanza--1880-1890.
    • [between 1882 and 1890?]
    • Unidentified mine, Boulder County

    • View of an unidentified mine on the side of a steep hill in Boulder County, Colorado. Men stand on and near a headframe, tailings and a stone retaining wall. A horse used to power a large winch used for the mine stands on the headframe. Men pose...
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Cabins.; Headframes (Mining); Miners.; MIning.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • 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?]
    • E. P. Sutton, by mother, I was born here, Jan 21-1896

    • Men, women and children stand on the dock of the railroad depot in Brush, Morgan County, Colorado. The depot is a two-story frame building with signs: "Brush," and "Western Union Telegraph and Cable Office." Men and shovels are on a railroad...
    • Brush (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Bicycles & tricycles--Colorado--Brush--1890- 1900.; Railroad handcars--Colorado--Brush--1890-1900.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Brush--1890-1900.
    • 1899
    • My, my what a scare!! But the porcupine is buried now

    • Two African American teenage girls pose with an African American man at Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. One of the girls and the man hold shovels. The girls wear dresses; one has a sombrero on her shoulder.
    • Camp Nizhoni (Colo.)--People--1920-1930.; Young Women's Christian Association (Denver, Colo.). Phyllis Wheatley Branch--People--1920-1930.; African Americans--Colorado--Lincoln Hills--1920-1930.; Lincoln Hills (Colo.)--1920-1930.;...
    • [between 1929 and 1930]
    • 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
    • Canon city railroad stations

    • The brick Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Depot, at the western corner of South 9th (Ninth) Street and Highway 50, in Canon City (Fremont County), Colorado, has a hipped gable terra cotta tile roof, bracketed, wide eaves, stone trim, and an open...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Planting apple trees near Cañon City, Colo.

    • View of two men planting apple trees near Cañon City, Colorado; one shovels dirt over apple sapling near irrigation ditch; stacks of saplings are behind the men.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Apple orchards--Colorado--Canon City--1900-1920.; Fruit industry--Colorado--Canon City--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Const of old admin. bldg.

    • Rusticated stone and a hipped-gable metal roof finish the administration building at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. The projecting entry is on the second floor at ground level; the basement is faced by a retaining wall. Barred...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Construction--Colorado--Canon City--1910-1920.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1910-1920.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1914
    • Picking potatoes : washing & packing 1920's

    • Men work at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Plank walls and roof surround an opening fronted by a channel in the foreground. With bags, shovels, and wheelbarrows, inmates are watched by men sitting on barrels in a mule drawn wagon....
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Prison laborers--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Construction work on road to hill

    • Rocky hills in the background provide stone for the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. A stone shed in the foreground has frame doors, windows, and a stovepipe. A half-buried bunker is under construction, and men work on a road base with...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Construction--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1934
    • Lime kiln

    • Rock walls at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, enclose this facility. The backside is an earth embankment with an arch cut into it. Men sit on random drystacked wall, with a ladder below; others work in the enclosure behind them....
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Kilns--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1934
    • 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
    • The Greyhound lode, (Galena.) Cheyenne mountain

    • Women watch a group of men dig for silver inside a pit with shovels and mallets on Cheyenne Mountain, El Paso County, Colorado.
    • Cheyenne Mountain (Colo.)--1870-1880.; El Paso County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--El Paso County--1870-1880.; Silver mining--Colorado--El Paso County--1870-1880.; Women--Colorado--El Paso County--1870-1880.
    • [between 1875 and 1880]
    • The Urban Dweller: A Publication by Capitol Hill United Neighborhoods Inc., Issue 13

    • Newsletter produced by the Capitol Hill United Neighborhoods (CHUN) pertaining to organization's meetings, events, and decisions. Specific issues addressed in this newsletter include land use, the People's Fair, RTD, and board elections.
    • Citizens' associations--Colorado--Denver.; Land use, Urban--Colorado--Denver; Zoning--Colorado--Denver; City planning--Colorado--Denver.; Neighborhood government--Colorado--Denver.; Transportation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1981 June
    • City and County Building construction

    • View of the City and County Building construction site on Bannock Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Steam shovels, pick-up trucks, and workmen are at the site. Lettering on one steamshovel reads: "S.M. and S.J. Feely...
    • City and County Building (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; City & town halls--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    • 1929 April 8
    • City and County Building construction

    • View of a steam shovel at the City and County Building construction site on Bannock Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Workmen stand nearby. Lettering on the steamshovel reads: "S.M. and S.J. Feely Excavators No. 2."...
    • City and County Building (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; City & town halls--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Steam...
    • 1929 April 8
    • Mayor Stapleton breaking ground for new City Hall

    • Mayor Benjamin Stapleton shovels dirt at the ground breaking ceremony for the City and County Building on Bannock Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. A group of men who wear overcoats and wide-brimmed hats stand nearby. The...
    • City and County Building (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; City & town halls--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Ground breaking ceremonies--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.;...
    • [1929 March 26]
    • Excavation for the Denver City and County Building

    • View looking south shows a steam shovel moving dirt, excavation, and preliminary construction at the Denver City and County Building site, Denver, Colorado. A policeman and worker look on.
    • City and County Building (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; City & town Halls--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.;...
    • 1929 April 20
    • Excavation for the Denver City and County Building

    • View looking south shows two steam shovels excavating the space to be occupied by the Denver City and County Building, Denver, Colorado.
    • City and County Building (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; City & town Halls--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.;...
    • 1929 April 13
    • Construction of the Denver City and County Building

    • Panorama looking north shows construction work and the formed concrete foundation at the Denver City and County Building, Denver, Colorado. Shows the Denver Public Library, Arapahoe County Courthouse, Republic Building, Daniels and Fisher Tower,...
    • City and County Building (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Colorado State Capitol (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Denver Public Library--1920-1930.; United States Mint (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Denver...
    • 1929 June 29
    • Construction of the Denver City and County Building

    • Panorama looking north shows construction work and the formed concrete foundation at the Denver City and County Building, Denver, Colorado. Shows the Denver Public Library, Arapahoe County Courthouse, Republic Building, Daniels and Fisher Tower,...
    • City and County Building (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Colorado State Capitol (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Denver Public Library--1920-1930.; United States Mint (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Denver...
    • 1929 July 6
    • Construction of the Denver City and County Building

    • Panorama looking southeast shows a steam shovel with clamshell buckets and the foundation of the Denver City and County Building, Denver, Colorado. Support planking has been removed from one section and the formed concrete shows. Also shows Denver...
    • City and County Building (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Denver Public Library--1920-1930.; Concrete construction--Formwork--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Building...
    • 1929 May 25

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