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    • 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
    • 1522 on freight - Wolcott, Colo

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive 1522 pulls freight cars past Wolcott, Eagle County, Colorado. A steam shovel loads gondola cars; houses and businesses are in the background.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1920-1930.; Wolcott (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad freight cars--Colorado--Wolcott--1920-1930.; Railroads--Colorado--Wolcott--1920-1930.; Steam shovels--Colorado--Wolcott--1920-1930.
    • [between 1922 and 1930?]
    • 1921, 409 N. Union Ave. flood

    • View of flood damaged storefronts on Union Avenue after the Arkansas River flood in Pueblo, Colorado. Men work with shovels to remove deep mud that washed against the buildings. Shows a utility pole and a lamp post in the street. Hats, clothing...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Mud--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Stores & shops--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.
    • [1921 June 3]
    • 1929 Denver Householders' Directory and Street and Avenue Guide v.5

    • The Denver Householder Directory started in 1924 and has been continued by other publishers right up to the present. These are arranged by address, allowing you to find out who was living in the house and/or the owner or the name of a business.
    • Denver (Colo.)--Directories.
    • 1929
    • 1930 Denver Householders' Directory and Street and Avenue Guide v.6

    • The Denver Householder Directory started in 1924 and has been continued by other publishers right up to the present. These are arranged by address, allowing you to find out who was living in the house and/or the owner or the name of a business.
    • Denver (Colo.)--Directories.
    • 1930
    • 400 block Main

    • View along the 400 block of Main Street, Longmont, Colorado, shows men with shovels and axes digging up the dirt around a large cottonwood tree, in preparation of cutting it down. A group of men assemble to witness the event, in front of the...
    • Cottonwood--Colorado--Longmont--1900-1910.; Longmont (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Business districts--Colorado--Longmont--1900-1910.; Streets--Colorado--Longmont--1900-1910.
    • [1901]
    • A cow boys funeral

    • Cowboys gather around a grave site of a fellow cowboy. They hold their hats and some hold shovels. Their horses are behind them.
    • Cowboys--1890-1910.; Funeral rites & ceremonies--1890-1910.; Graves--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Aerial construction, setting anchor

    • A group of workers dig a hole for a Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company telephone pole in a rural area of Colorado. The men hold shovels and tools dangle from their belts. A barbed wire fence runs along a dirt road. Shows open fields.
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Linemen--Colorado--1910-1920.; Telephone companies--Colorado--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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    • Agriculture crops cultivation

    • Men and women pose with a hoe and shovels in a field of possibly lettuce, Denver, Colorado. A greenhouse with open roof vents is nearby.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Agricultural laborers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Farming--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Greenhouses--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.
    • [between 1904 and 1915?]
    • Archaeology, Colorado

    • Two shovels lie propped over a ditch at an excavation site at Hawikuh in New Mexico. The ditch is several feet deep. Small shrubs lie in the background and a mountain top is in the distance.
    • Hawikuh (N.M.)--1900-1920.; Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--1900-1920.
    • [between 1907 and 1917?]
    • Archaeology, Colorado

    • Two men pause from digging and hold their shovels at their sides at an excavation site in Hawikuh, New Mexico. Both men are shown from the shoulders down. The ditch they are digging is in the foreground. Large shrubs appear in the background. The...
    • Hawikuh (N.M.)--1900-1920.; Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--1900-1920.
    • [between 1907 and 1917?]
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Big rock cut, on mile above Cabinet, N.P.R.R.

    • View of Northern Pacific Railroad Company construction near Cabinet (Bonner County) Idaho. Construction workers excavate a railroad cut with picks, shovels and hand carts. Cranes lift a boulder and containers. Chinese laborers wear coolie hats....
    • Northern Pacific Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Chinese--Employment--Idaho--Bonner County--1880-1890.; Bonner County (Idaho)--1880-1890.; Hoisting machinery--Idaho--Bonner County--1880-1890.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Idaho--Bonner...
    • [1882 or 1883]
    • 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 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, 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

    • 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?]
    • Black Hills scenery

    • Miners with shovels and wheelbarrows attend a boxed sluice in a gold placer mine pit, South Dakota.
    • South Dakota--1870-1880.; Gold miners--South Dakota--1870-1880.; Gold mining--South Dakota--1870-1880.; Hydraulic Mining--South Dakota--1870-1880.; Mining--South Dakota--1870-1880.
    • [between 1870 and 1880?]
    • Boiler room, possibly at Gates

    • Two workers tend to a furnace in a boiler room. One man shovels coal while another man checks a pressure gauge, probably at the Gates Rubber Company in Denver, Colorado. "Mfd. For Fairbanks, Morse & Co. By The Titusville Iron Co. Titusville, PA."...
    • Gates Rubber Company--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Boilers--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Boiler room, sugar beet factory

    • Interior view of the Great Western Sugar plant in Fort Collins, Larimer County, Colorado, shows workers with scoop shovels amid piles of coal in the boiler room.
    • Fort Collins (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Factories--Colorado--Fort Collins--1900-1910.; Interiors.; Sugar industry--Colorado--Fort Collins--1900-1910.; Great Western Sugar Company.
    • [1900?]
    • 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?]
    • Bridge 224A

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction includes a caboose and a steam shovel by a river; probably in Colorado. Bridge 224A is in the foreground.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1920-1930.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--1920-1930.; Railroad cabooses--Colorado--1920-1930.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Colorado--1920-1930.; Steam shovels--Colorado--1920-1930.
    • [between 1922 and 1930?]
    • Bridge 224A

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad construction includes a steam shovel; probably in Colorado. Bridges including 224A are in the foreground; letters read: "1927."
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1920-1930.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--1920-1930.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Colorado--1920-1930.; Steam shovels--Colorado--1920-1930.
    • [between 1922 and 1930?]
    • Bridge 224A

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks span bridges including 224A, probably in Colorado; men are by a steam shovel and caboose in the background.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1920-1930.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--1920-1930.; Railroad cabooses--Colorado--1920-1930.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Colorado--1920-1930.; Steam shovels--Colorado--1920-1930.
    • [between 1922 and 1930?]
    • 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
    • Building rock wall

    • Two men work on a rock wall adjacent to the tracks of the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad in Glenwood Canyon (Garfield County), Colorado. Sledge hammers, shovels, and railroad ties are among the tools.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1920-1930.; Glenwood Canyon (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad employees--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930]
    • Cabin

    • A man sits and poses beside an aspen log cabin probably near Rifle (Garfield County), Colorado. Shovels, a pick axe and a metal bucket are against the cabin wall beside a doorway.
    • Garfield County (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Log cabins--Colorado--Garfield County--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Caboose & track - De Beque Canyon ?

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks are between rock cliffs and the Colorado River, in (probably) De Beque Canyon, Mesa or Garfield County, Colorado. A caboose and steam shovel are in the distance.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1920-1930.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Mesa County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad cabooses--Colorado--1920-1930.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--1920-1930.; Steam shovels--Colorado--1920-1930.
    • [between 1922 and 1930?]
    • 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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    • Canadian Klondike Mining

    • Miners pose with women near a sluice and cabins in the Klondike, Canada. The men hold shovels and pitchforks.
    • Yukon Territory--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Canada--Yukon Territory--1890-1900.; Miners--Canada--Yukon Territory--1890-1900.; Mining--Canada--Yukon Territory--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • 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?]
    • Canyon road cribbing at Sta. 87, Uncompahgre Project, Colo

    • Men work with picks and shovels on the road south of Ouray near the Uncompahgre River Gorge in Ouray County, Colorado.
    • Ouray County (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Construction workers--Colorado--Ouray County--1890-1910.; Mountain roads--Colorado--Ouray County--1890-1910.; Road construction--Colorado--Ouray County--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Capt No. 5, No. 2 shaft, 400 level, Potland mine

    • View of miners working the four-hundred level, number two shaft, Potland (possibly Portland) mine, Colorado. The men use a pneumatic drill, shovels, a sledgehammer, and axe, and work by candlelight.
    • Drilling & boring machinery--Colorado--1880-1890.; Interiors--Colorado--1880-1890.; Miners--Colorado--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890]
    • Cherry Creek flood damage Castlewood Dam disaster

    • Men use shovels to clear mud from the Cherry Creek flood after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break in Denver, Colorado. Teenage boys look on; storefront signs read: "Coca Cola," "Patterson's Eggs," and "233."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Mercantile facilities--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Mud--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Ruins--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • 1933 August
    • Children swimming in the Platte large steam shovel looming over them

    • Boys sit on a pile of excavated rock and in the South Platte River, near a steam shovel, at the Alameda Avenue bridge, Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1910-1930.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1910-1930.; Boys--Colorado--Denver--1910-1930.; Rivers--Colorado--Denver--1910-1930.; Steam shovels--Colorado--Denver--1910-1930.; Swimming--Colorado--Denver--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1925]

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