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    • Grave scaffold

    • The casket of a Native American (Crow) is shrouded and secured to the top of a grave scaffold with rope. It stands on an open plain in Montana. The scaffolding frame is constructed by using a "Y" shaped timber on each corner and laying support...
    • Crow Indians--Spiritual life--Montana--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--Montana--1900-1910.; Scaffold burial--Montana--1900-1910.
    • 1907
    • Hauling timbers to the mines

    • A pack train of mules haul timbers on a dirt road probably near Ouray (Ouray County), Colorado. Men mounted on horses lead the pack. Utility poles and mountains are in the distance.
    • Ouray (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Horseback riding--Colorado--Ouray--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Ouray--1880-1900.; Mules--Colorado--Ouray--1880-1900.; Packtrains--Colorado--Ouray--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Inside N. London boarding house

    • View of snow inside the ruins of the boarding house at the North London Mine in Park County, Colorado. Shows fallen timbers and walls through an open door in the boarding house interior.
    • North London Mine (Park County, Colo.)--1970-1980.; Park County (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Interiors--Colorado--Park County--1970-1980.; Lodging houses--Colorado--Park County--1970-1980.; Ruins--Colorado--Park County--1970-1980.; Snow--Colorado--Park...
    • 1972
    • Railroad station & water tank at Basalt

    • A large, round water tank supported by timbers is situated next to the tracks of the Colorado and Midland Railroad in Basalt, Colorado. A two-story, wood-frame hotel with a hipped roof, multiple chimneys, and a covered porch is in the background,...
    • Basalt (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Basalt--1920-1930.
    • [about 1920]
    • Old home of Ouray and Chipeta near Montrose

    • A young man sits on a wooden crate behind an adobe building once owned by Chief Ouray near Montrose, Colorado. It is a single story adobe brick structure with projecting support timbers. Ouray and Chipeta's home is adjacent to the structure.
    • Indians of North America--Structures--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1900.; Ute Indians--Structures--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1900.; Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Houses--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1900.; Chipeta--Homes & haunts.; Ouray--Homes & haunts.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Boarding house "White House" at Highland Mary - also called "Howling Mary"

    • View of a burro pack train with timbers by Highland Mary Mine boarding house, in the Cunningham Gulch mining area, San Juan County, Colorado. The frame house has a covered porch and mountains are in the background. Men and women look on.
    • San Juan County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Lodging houses--Colorado--San Juan County--1900-1910.; Mules--Colorado--San Juan County--1900-1910.; Packtrains--Colorado--San Juan County--1900-1910.; Trails & paths--Colorado--San Juan County--1900-1910.;...
    • 1906
    • Plains Indians

    • A group of Native American (Plains) men, women, and children pose near a crudely built tepee made of timbers and brush. Eating utensils are on a table under the shelter, and a dog stands in its shadow.
    • Indians of North America--Great Plains--1880-1900.; Children--1880-1910.; Tipis--1880-1910.; Women--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Gilman, Colo.

    • View of a street (probably Main), in Gilman, Colorado, shows one and two story wood frame gable and flat-roof buildings on either side of the dirt street. Automobiles and horse-drawn carriages are parked near the boardwalk. A sign: "Gilman, Colo....
    • Gilman (Colo.)--1920-1930.
    • [1923?]
    • Sleeping Ute Mt.

    • Native American men and women (Utes) stand with two white men in front of a wickiup made of timbers and covered with strips of fibrous material. Shows a saddle and pottery jug. Sleeping Ute Mountain is in the background.
    • Indians of North America--1880-1900.; Ute Indians--1880-1900.; Sleeping Ute Mountain (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Wickiups--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Old home of Ouray and Chipeta near Montrose

    • View of an adobe building once owned by Chief Ouray and his wife, Chipeta, near Montrose, Colorado. It is a single story structure in a grassy field with window bays, door bays, and projecting support timbers.
    • Indians of North America--Structures--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1900.; Ute Indians--Structures--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1900.; Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Houses--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1900.; Chipeta--Homes & haunts.; Ouray--Homes & haunts.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Perigo Mill in Gilpin County

    • Large piles of wood are stacked at the side of the Perigo Mill in Gilpin County, Colorado. The mill has several levels, and two large smokestacks supported by wires protrude from the roof. Several smaller smokestacks also protrude from the roof. A...
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    • [between 1898 and 1910?]
    • Vermiculite property near Lake City

    • Men are near a pile of hewn timbers and probably an open-pit vermiculite mine near Lake City in Hinsdale County, Colorado. Shows a log building, a canvas tent, piles of logs, a dirt road, metal barrels and a graded, covered settling pool used for...
    • Hinsdale County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Hinsdale County--1930-1950.
    • [between 1930 and 1950?]
    • Mack Brewery, Central City

    • The Mack Brewery, owned by Jacob Mack, is on a rocky hillside in Central City, Colorado. The brewery, which operated between 1877 and 1855, is a two story structure with a false front and a balcony supported by timbers. Large rectangular windows...
    • Mack Brewery--1920-1940.; Central City (Colo.)--1920-1940.; Brewing industry--Colorado--Central City--1920-1940.
    • [between 1920 and 1940]
    • Ouray and Chipeta's home near Montrose

    • View of the former home and adjacent adobe building once owned by Chief Ouray near Montrose, Colorado. The home is constructed of adobe bricks covered with plaster and a gable roof. The out-building is a single story structure in a grassy field...
    • Indians of North America--Structures--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1900.; Ute Indians--Structures--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1900.; Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Houses--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1900.; Chipeta--Homes & haunts.; Ouray--Homes & haunts.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Texas & Pacific Ry. 4-6-2 #719 leaving on 2nd Sec. (express), Odessa, Tex.

    • Smoke rises from Texas & Pacific Railway locomotive #719, it heads the second section of an express train with baggage cars, box cars and a passenger car, in Odessa (Ector County), Texas. Timbers are stacked near buildings beside the tracks.
    • Texas & Pacific Railway--1940-1950.; Odessa (Tex.)--1940-1950.; Railroad locomotives--Texas--Odessa--1940-1950.; Railroads--Texas--Odessa--1940-1950.
    • 1947 January 12
    • D.& R.G. bridge timbers at Union Avenue viaduct

    • People stand on Union Avenue viaduct above timbers scattered by the Arkansas River flood. Shows railroad tracks under the pile of debris.
    • Ridgway, Arthur Osbourne, 1870-1953.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--Disasters--1920-1930.; Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Bridges--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Debris--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.;...
    • 1921 June
    • Independence (Teller Co.) Colo.

    • A carriage is pulled up in front of the California Hotel in Independence, Colorado; the driver turns to speak to a person at the door. The two-story board false-front hotel has its name over the door, and is on timbers to make it level on the hill.
    • Independence (Teller County, Colo.)--1870-1900.; Hotels--Colorado--Independence--1870-1900.; California Hotel (Independence, Colo.)
    • [between 1870 and 1900?]
    • Bromide District

    • View of a mine entrance in (probably) Colorado. Men pose with an ore car and cut timbers; aspen trees dot a hillside.
    • Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Colo. State Capitol bldings

    • Side view of a false front log structure, Colorado City, (capitol of Colorado Territory in 1861) El Paso County, Colorado; shows a corrugated sheet metal roof, hand-hewn timbers, weathered clapboard front with painted lettering: "Erected In 1858,...
    • Colorado City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Buildings--Colorado--Colorado City--1940-1950.; False fronts--Colorado--Colorado City--1940-1950.
    • July 27, 1941
    • Base of monument in Lamar

    • View of stone monumet base of the "Madonna of the Trail," on Highway 50 (Fifty) the old Santa Fe trail, Lamar, Prowers County, Colorado; with engraved words: In Commemoration Of "Big Timbers" extending eastward and westward along Arkansas River...
    • Lamar (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Lamar--1970-1980.
    • September 1972
    • Mesa Verde Natl. Park, superintendent and ranger quarters

    • View across arroyo to Mesa Verde National Park Service superintendent and ranger quarters, Montezuma County, southwestern Colorado, built in pueblo style with native stone and support timbers (vigas.)
    • United States. National Park Service--1920-1930.; Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)--1920-1930.; National parks & reserves--Colorado--1920-1930.; Stone buildings--Colorado--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1925]
    • Corona, Colorado, interior of snowshed

    • Passengers stand next to the covered train depot at Rollins Pass, in Corona (Grand County), Colorado. The tracks of the Denver, Northwestern & Pacific Railway are in the foreground. The depot is constructed of logs, and the roof of the snowshed is...
    • Denver, Northwestern and Pacific Railway--Facilities--1900-1920.; Corona (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Rollins Pass (Colo.)--1900-1920.
    • [between 1904 and 1913]
    • Mining, Colorado

    • A miner emerges from a tunnel pushing a cart full of ore as others saw timbers nearby at an unidentified mine in Colorado.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--1900-1930.; Mine railroads--Cars--Colorado--1900-1930.; Mining--Colorado--1900-1930.
    • [between 1900 and 1930?]
    • Jackson's Bar - Idaho Springs Days of '59

    • Four men stand in front of Jackson's Bar at the Idaho Springs, "Days of '59," Festival in Idaho Springs, Colorado. The men stand under the eave in front of the bar which is made of timbers and bracketed posts. One man, wearing a hat, a bandana,...
    • Idaho Springs (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Bars--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1910-1930.; Festivals--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1910-1930.
    • [between 1915 and 1930]
    • Dale Creek bridge, on the Union Pacific Railroad of America

    • People pose on rocks in the canyon, on trestle timbers, and on the top of the wooden Dale Creek Bridge, a Union Pacific Railroad trestle in Albany County, Wyoming. Shows wooden construction debris on the ground.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Albany County (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Dale Creek (Colo. and Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Railroad bridges--Wyoming--Albany County--1860-1870.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Wyoming--Albany County--1860-1870.;...
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    • Cripple Creek fire, early 1890's

    • View of destruction caused by 1896 fire, Cripple Creek, Colorado; scene includes remains of twisted sheet metal, ashes and burnt timbers, and former business and commercial district; canvas tents are scattered amidst fire debris; remaining...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • [1896]
    • Pete Pourtalis

    • Pete Pourtalis pushes a wheelbarrow full of ore out of a mine near Hahns Peak (Routt County, also known as Poverty Bar), Colorado. He wears a jacket, a long-sleeved shirt, trousers, and a cowboy hat. He holds a pipe in his mouth. Two miners stand...
    • Hahns Peak (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Miners--Colorado--Hahns Peak--1900-1910.
    • 1906
    • Mammouth swimming bath house, Idaho Springs

    • View of the Mammoth swimming bath house near Idaho Springs, Colorado; features a single structure with vertical board siding, medium front gable with open porch and overhead roof supported by four square timbers; large sign advertising the name of...
    • Idaho Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Bathhouses--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1870-1880.; Springs--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1870-1880.
    • [between 1874 and 1875]
    • Denver, Civic Center

    • A long rectangular brick apartment building is jacked up on stacks of timbers and iron beams ready to be moved to make room for the development of Civic Center, Denver, Colorado. A Black child sits on one of the footings by a surveyor's level and...
    • African Americans--Children--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Apartment houses--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.;...
    • [1913]
    • Shelf in stope 8, A M & S Co, Aspen, Colo

    • Interior view of an Aspen Mining and Smelting Company Mine shaft in Pitkin County, Colorado; shows timbers and shoring.
    • Aspen Mining & Smelting Company--Facilities--1890-1900.; Pitkin County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Interiors--Colorado--Pitkin County--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Pitkin County--1890-1900.
    • 1893, February 20
    • Denver, Civic Center

    • View across 14th (Fourteenth) Avenue of two boys on support timbers used to raise a long rectangular two story apartment building ready to be moved for the development of Civic Center, Denver, Colorado. The building has a bracketed cornice with a...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Apartment houses--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Boys--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Moving of structures--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • [1913]
    • Colorado miners

    • A miner emerges from the entrance to a mine tunnel pushing an ore cart full of ore somewhere in Colorado. The entrance is constructed of hewn logs and supported on the outside by timbers and rock.
    • Mine railroads--Cars--Colorado--1870-1890.; Miners--Colorado--1870-1890.; Mining--Colorado--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890?]
    • Old road near Telluride

    • A man stands to drive his six-horse team transporting a long piece of equipment on Tomboy Road, about two miles from Telluride headed for Tomboy mine, Colorado. The crevice has been filled in with timbers and rocks to make the roadbed.
    • Telluride (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Telluride--1910-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Saratoga mines - Central City

    • A miner works above the floor of a narrow tunnel, Saratoga mines, Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. He is supported by a plank on two cross timbers and works by candlelight.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Saratoga Mine (Gilpin County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Interiors--Colorado--Gilpin County--1880-1890.; Miners--Colorado--Gilpin County--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1880-1890.
    • 1889
    • Camp Chief Ouray, YMCA

    • View of the entrance gate to Camp Chief Ouray, summer camp of the Young Men's Christian Association (Y.M.C.A.) near Granby in Grand County, Colorado. Shows a gate and a sign made from timbers that reads: "Camp Chief Ouray."
    • Camp Chief Ouray (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Grand County (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Camps--Colorado--Grand County--1960-1970.; Gates--Colorado--Grand County--1960-1970.; Organizations' facilities--Colorado--Grand County--1960-1970.; Young Men's Christian...
    • 1961
    • Mill on Hensen Creek

    • View of the remains of an unidentified mill on a hillside near Henson (Hensen) Creek in Hinsdale County, Colorado. Shows a tin covered wooden structure. Exposed wooden framework and fallen timbers are near the mill.
    • Hinsdale County (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Hinsdale County--1960-1970.; Abandoned mines--Colorado--Hinsdale County--1960-1970.; Mills--Colorado--Hinsdale County--1960-1970.; Ore industry--Colorado--Hinsdale...
    • 1967
    • Sheridan Mine, Marshall Basin

    • View of the Sheridan Mine in Marshall Basin, San Miguel County, Colorado. Shows a tent cabin, mine buildings, one with dormers, a covered mine tram and a tipple and tailings. One of the buildings is shored up with timbers.
    • Marshall Basin (Colo.)--1890-1900.; San Miguel County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Sheridan Mine (San Miguel County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Cabins--Colorado--San Miguel County--1890-1900.; Mine buildings--Colorado--San Miguel County--1890-1900.;...
    • [ca. 1890]
    • Indian boy with bow

    • A small Native American boy (tribe unknown) holds a bow and looks at an arrow he has just shot into the dirt. A woman with unbound hair dressed in a skirt and shawl stands in a doorway and smiles at him; another woman carries a baby on her back in...
    • Indians of North America--Children--1900-1910.; Pueblo Indians--Women--1900-1910.; Bows (Archery)--1900-1910.; Boys--1900-1910.; Pueblos--1900-1910.; Women--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1905?]
    • Fire where little Campbell house burnt

    • Men gather near the smoldering remains of a house identified as the Campbell house probably at an unidentified hydraulic mine near Leadville in Lake County, Colorado. A group of men form a bucket brigade nearby. Shows burnt timbers, chairs,...
    • Lake County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Bucket brigades.; Fire fighters.; Fires.; Houses.
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    • Platte Canon, bridge near Deansbury

    • A man stands between the Platte River and tracks of the Denver, South Park & Pacific Railroad in Platte Canyon near Deansbury (Strontia Springs) in Douglas County, Colorado. Shows timbers and a railroad bridge.
    • Denver, South Park, and Pacific Railroad Company--1880-1900.; Douglas County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Platte Canyon (Colo.)--1880-1900.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1880-1900.; Canyons--Colorado--Douglas County--1880-1900.; Railroad...
    • [between 1884 and 1900?]
    • Los Pueblos de Taos, N.M., view from the north side

    • Rooftop view of adobe buildings at Taos Pueblo in Taos, New Mexico. Women on rooftops include Native American (Taos) women and a child. Shows multi-story buildings with timber ladders and platforms, gutters and vigas, adobe chimneys, entrances and...
    • Indians of North America--Structures--New Mexico--Taos Pueblo--1880-1900.; Taos Indians--Structures--New Mexico--Taos Pueblo--1880-1900.; Taos Pueblo (N.M.)--1880-1900.; Pueblos--New Mexico--Taos Pueblo--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Mine interior

    • Interior view of a mine in (probably) Colorado; a man poses with tools by rock at the end of the tunnel. Timbers and milled planks shore up the walls and ceiling.
    • Interiors--Colorado--1890-1920.; Miners--Colorado--1890-1920.; Mining--Colorado--1890-1920.
    • [between 1890 and 1920?]

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