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    • Central City, C. T.

    • View of Central City, Colorado in Gilpin County before the fire that destroyed most of the town. Piles of boards behind commercial buildings near patches of snow on the ground. Signs: "Clothing & Furnishing Goods O. K. Store Wholesale & Retail,"...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Silver Plume, Colo. after the big fire Nov 1884

    • View west in Silver Plume, Colorado, after the fire on November 4, 1884; shows burned foundations that previously housed the town's central business district; men are surveying the damage along Main Street; a carriage in the near foreground has...
    • Silver Plume (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Business districts--Colorado--Silver Plume-- 1880-1890.; Fires--Colorado--Silver Plume--1880-1890.
    • 1884
    • Manhatton [sic]

    • Manhattan, in Larimer County, Colorado, was a gold camp on the Poudre River, peaking in the 1880's. From the hillside, the town's streets form a "Y;" frame and log buildings flank the thoroughfares. The mountain in the background is possibly Longs...
    • Manhattan (Colo.)--1880-1890.
    • 1885
    • The new Cripple Creek, showing the town's rapid recovery from the disastrous fires of April, 1896

    • Views of Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado, after a fire. Shows hotels, businesses, streets, pedestrians, horse drawn wagons, and the Bimetallic Bank. Shows fire damaged buildings under repair and rubble strewn streets.
    • Bimetallic Bank (Cripple Creek, Colo.)--1890-1900.; National Hotel (Cripple Creek, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Banks--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Business districts--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; City &...
    • 1897 February 13
    • History of Denver

    • Comprehenisve study of the history of the Denver area before, during, and after the founding of the city.
    • Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1901
    • Fire Department, Longmont, Colo.

    • "A January 2, 1919, view inside the City of Longmont warehouse on Kimbark Street south of the old City Hall. Shown is the W. A. Buckingham Hook & Ladder Truck, the town's first fire protection. It was equipped with ladders and brigade buckets;...
    • Longmont (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Fire engines & equipment--Colorado--Longmont--1910-1920.; Fire stations--Colorado--Longmont--1910-1920.; Interiors.
    • 1919 January 2
    • Turners Tiny Town, near Mt. Morrison, Colo.

    • View over Tiny Town's business district, Turkey Creek Canyon, Jefferson County, Colorado, shows the one sixth scale town made up of a business district with: "Ford Garage," "Pine Crest Grocery," "Barber Shop," with pole, "Pool Hall," Turner...
    • Turner, George 1859-1932--Homes & haunts.; Tiny Town (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Business districts--Colorado--Tiny Town--1920-1930.; Miniature cities & towns--Colorado--Tiny Town--1920-1930.
    • 1925
    • The Real Pioneers of Colorado

    • Transcript of a document originally written by Maria Davies McGrath in 1934. This document contains transcripts of all three volumes, arranged alphabetically by pioneers last name. Within each entry is a brief biography of the individual (s) who...
    • Pioneers--Colorado.; Colorado--Biography.
    • 1934
    • Dust storm

    • A dust storm engulfs the town of Burlington, Colorado (Kit Carson County). Cars are parked on unpaved Main Street in front of the town's commercial storefronts. A grain elevator is at the end of the street. "Coca-Cola," "W&R Drugs, Carlson's Ice...
    • Burlington (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dust storms--Colorado--Burlington--1930-1940.
    • 1934
    • The old Missouri Fire House, Georgetown, Colorado

    • A view of the Old Missouri Fire House in Georgetown, Colorado, at 10004 Taos Street, home of the town's first fire company, the Georgetown Fire Company No. 1, founded in March 1870. In 1880, the building was enlarged and a bell tower and bell were...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Fire stations--Colorado--Georgetown--1930-1940.
    • 1939
    • Gillett

    • A small square roofless building of rough natural stone in the middle of a field in Gillett, Teller County, Colorado, was probably the town's jail. Two log cabins and a wood and wire fence are in the distance, and mountains are behind.
    • Gillett (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Gillett--1940-1950.; Log cabins--Colorado--Gillett--1940-1950.
    • 1942
    • Maxwell Residence, Georgetown, Colorado

    • Exterior view of the Maxwell House, Georgetown, Colorado, at 409 Fourth (4th) Street. Construction began in 1870; house was acquired by B.F. Potter in 1891, who added the tower and decorative elements to the facade. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Maxwell...
    • Maxwell, Frank--Homes & haunts.; Georgetown (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Houses--Colorado--Georgetown--1950-1960.
    • 1951
    • Edgewater, Colorado, 50th anniversary

    • A pickup truck marked "Apex Neon and & Sign Co." serves as the float for the Fire Department in Edgewater, Jefferson County, Colorado, as part of the parade celebrating the town's fiftieth anniversary in 1951. Four charter members, firemen since...
    • Edgewater (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Anniversaries--Colorado--Edgewater--1950-1960.; Fire fighters--Colorado--Edgewater--1950-1960.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Edgewater--1950-1960.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Edgewater--1950-1960.
    • 1951
    • Town's first fire bell

    • View of a monument in Trinidad, Colorado. A brass bell hangs in a stepped arch atop a circular brick base. A metal panel reads: "City's First Fire Bell - Purchased January 29, 1890 - First Located Corner of Main & Commercial - Retired 1928."...
    • Trinidad (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Bells--Colorado--Trinidad--1960-1970.; Monuments & markers--Colorado--Trinidad--1960-1970.
    • 1969 May 21
    • Charles A. Finding building

    • Built in 1885, the Charles A. Finding building in Breckenridge, Colorado, was once the town's most substantial building, and housed the Finding Hardware Store. Built of local rusticated stone, the storefront has molding in the kickplates and an...
    • Breckenridge (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Hardware stores--Colorado--Breckenridge--1970-1980.
    • 1970
    • Draft Copy of Cemetery to Conservatory

    • Draft copy of the book Cemetery to Conservatory written by Louisa Ward Arps pertaining to the history of and around the Denver Botanic Gardens and Cheesman Park. Contains author revisions and notes.
    • Botanical gardens--Colorado--Denver.; Cemeteries--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1980
    • 400 and Collyer block in the East Side Historic District

    • Photograph of the 400 and Collyer block in the East Side Historic District, located in Longmont, Colorado. The district symbolizes the early period of growth as well as later development that took place on the east side of Longmont. The district...
    • East Side Historic District (Longmont, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Houses--Colorado--Longmont--1980-1990.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Longmont.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Longmont.; Architecture--Colorado--Longmont--History.
    • 1986 June 3
    • 400 and Collyer block in the East Side Historic District

    • Photograph of the 400 and Collyer block in the East Side Historic District, located in Longmont, Colorado. The district symbolizes the early period of growth as well as later development that took place on the east side of Longmont. The district...
    • East Side Historic District (Longmont, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Houses--Colorado--Longmont--1980-1990.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Longmont.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Longmont.; Architecture--Colorado--Longmont--History.
    • 1986 June 3
    • 300 and 5th Street block in the East Side Historic District

    • Photograph of the 300 and 5th Street block in the East Side Historic District, located in Longmont, Colorado. The district symbolizes the early period of growth as well as later development that took place on the east side of Longmont. The...
    • East Side Historic District (Longmont, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Houses--Colorado--Longmont--1980-1990.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Longmont.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Longmont.; Architecture--Colorado--Longmont--History.
    • 1986 June 3
    • East Side Historic District

    • Photograph of a row of houses in the East Side Historic District, located in Longmont, Colorado. The district symbolizes the early period of growth as well as later development that took place on the east side of Longmont. The district sits...
    • East Side Historic District (Longmont, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Houses--Colorado--Longmont--1980-1990.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Longmont.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Longmont.; Architecture--Colorado--Longmont--History.
    • 1986 June 3
    • North Capitol Hill neighborhood

    • Report describing significant architectural and historical landmarks in the North Capitol Hill neighborhood. Includes maps, photographs, demographic information and extensive histories of people and buildings.
    • Historic districts--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1995
    • Livermore Hotel & General Store, Livermore, Colo.

    • View of the Livermore Hotel and General Store located near the intersection of US-287 and Red Feather Lakes Road in Livermore, Colo. The ca.1890 wood frame structures were once the center of the town's commercial life. The vernacular style hotel...
    • General stores--Colorado--Livermore--2000-2010.; Hotels--Colorado--Livermore--2000-2010.; Livermore (Colo.)--2000-2010.; General stores--Colorado--Livermore--Pictorial works.; Hotels--Colorado--Livermore--Pictorial works.; Livermore...
    • 2001
    • Old Town Museum, Burlington, Colo.

    • View of the Old Town Museum located on a 15-acre site near I-70 and 14th Street in Burlington, Colo. The site opened in 1988 during the town's centennial and includes several false-fronted buildings moved to the site from other locations.
    • Old Town Museum (Burlington, Colo.)--2000-2010.; Historical museums--Colorado--Burlington--2000-2010.; Burlington (Colo.)--2000-2010.; Old Town Museum (Burlington, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Historical museums--Colorado--Burlington--Pictorial...
    • 2004
    • Public Library, Sterling, Colo.

    • View of the Sterling Carnegie Library located at 210 South 4th Street, Sterling, Logan County, Colo. Built in 1918, the simple, symmetrical tan brick building was the town's first library. It is one of many buildings constructed as part of the...
    • Carnegie libraries--Colorado--Sterling--2000-2010.; Public libraries--Colorado--Sterling--2000-2010.; Sterling (Colo.)--2000-2010.; Carnegie libraries--Colorado--Sterling.; Public libraries--Colorado--Sterling--Pictorial works.; Sterling...
    • 2005
    • Tiny Town, Morrison, Colo.

    • View of Tiny Town located at 6249 South Turkey Creek Road, near Morrison, Colo. Work on the miniature town, originally called Turnerville, began in 1915. The designer and builder was George Turner, owner of the Turner Moving and Storage Company....
    • Amusements--Colorado--Morrison--2000-2010.; Tiny Town (Jefferson County, Colo.)--2000-2010.; Amusements--Colorado--Morrison--Pictorial works.; Tiny Town (Jefferson County, Colo.)--Pictorial works.
    • 2007
    • Rourke Opera House, La Junta, Colo.

    • View of the Rourke Opera House located at 11 East 3rd Street, La Junta, Colo. The brick and stucco theater with Art Deco style Fox movie marque was once the town's opera house. Designed by George W. Roe in 1913, despite remodeling, the theater...
    • Rourke Opera House (La Junta, Colo.)--2000-2010.; Theaters--Colorado--La Junta--2000-2010.; La Junta (Colo.)--2000-2010.; Rourke Opera House (La Junta, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Theaters--Colorado--La Junta--Pictorial works.; La Junta...
    • 2009.
    • Bauer Mansion, Mancos, Colo.

    • View of the Bauer Mansion located at 100 Bauer Avenue, Mancos, Colo. Built in 1889 by the founder of Mancos, George Bauer, the two-and-one-half story Italianate residence is built of soft red brick and has smooth sandstone quoins and flattened-arch...
    • Historic buildings--Colorado--Mancos--2010-2020.; Mancos (Colo.)--2010-2020.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Mancos--Pictorial works.; Mancos (Colo.)--Pictorial works.
    • 2011.
    • Bauer Bank Building, Mancos, Colo.

    • View of the Bauer Bank building located on the southeast corner of Main Street and Grand Avenue, Mancos, Colo. The commercial building is Italianate in design and has a prominent corner entrance. Built by the town's founder George Bauer in 1905,...
    • Bank buildings--Colorado--Mancos--2010-2020.; Mancos (Colo.)--2010-2020.; Bank buildings--Colorado--Mancos--Pictorial works.; Mancos (Colo.)--Pictorial works.
    • 2011.
    • Central City, Colo. 1890-1899 circ. (prints)

    • other neighborhoods are in the background. In the far right midground on High Street are St. Paul's Episcopal Church and the Central City public high school.; The top of the glass conservatory at the back of the Teller House in Central City,...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.
    • [1899?]
    • Nevadaville, Colo.

    • A large mine shafthouse stands in the foreground of this view of Nevadaville, Colorado, located north of Central City between Quartz and Gunnell hills in Gilpin County. The town's Episcopal and Methodist churches stand near each other at the far...
    • Nevadaville (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Nevadaville--1890-1900.
    • [1899?]
    • Fire Department, Longmont, Colo.

    • "Longmont's first horse drawn fire wagon about 1908. The old Buckingham hook and ladder truck, the town's first fire protection, is shown at the right of view." The two-story brick fire department house shows on corner with large open vehicular...
    • Longmont (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Fire engines & equipment--Colorado--Longmont--1900-1910.; Fire stations--Colorado--Longmont--1900-1910.
    • [1908?]
    • Jim Donnely Montrose's first fire chief

    • Jim Donnely, the first fire chief of Montrose, Colorado, poses with two of the white horses he once used to pull the town's fire wagon; a dog and a man stand to the sides. In 1923, the town acquired a fire engine.
    • Montrose (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Fire fighters--Colorado--Montrose--1920-1930.; Horses.; Men.; Donnely, Jim.
    • [1923]
    • Gilfillan, John A.

    • 1897. The project was financed by Pennsylvania and New York capitalists. The large portal was near the base of Spencer Mountain and contained two sets of tracks to haul loaded ore cars from mining points to bins near the portal, where the ore could...
    • Mining engineers--Colorado--Eldora--1930-1940.; Eldora (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Cats--Colorado--1930-1940.; Gold mining--Colorado--Eldora--1930-1940.; Pioneers--Colorado--Eldora--1930-1940.; Gilfillan, John A.
    • [1939?]
    • Ashcroft, Colorado

    • ball and banquet there. Tabor also reportedly bought rounds of drinks for everyone in each of the town's 13 saloons. At the time, Ashcroft was growing much faster than nearby Aspen. By 1885, it had about 3,500 residents with six hotels and 20...
    • Ashcroft (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Pitkin County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Ashcroft--1940-1950.; Ghost towns--Colorado--Ashcroft--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Ashcroft--1940-1950.
    • [1943?]
    • Ashcroft, Colo. Remains of Hotel 1943

    • An abandoned hotel stands in a field in the midground in Ashcroft, a mining town near Castle Creek, south of Aspen in Pitkin County, Colorado. The town was originally called Chloride but its residents renamed it Ashcroft in 1882 after rich ore was...
    • Ashcroft (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Pitkin County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Ashcroft--1940-1950.; Ghost towns--Colorado--Ashcroft--1940-1950.; Hotels--Colorado--Ashcroft--1940-1950.
    • [1943?]
    • Ashcroft, Colo. Remains of Hotel 1943

    • An abandoned hotel stands in a field in the midground in Ashcroft, a mining town near Castle Creek, south of Aspen in Pitkin County, Colorado. The town was originally called Chloride but its residents renamed it Ashcroft in 1882 after rich ore was...
    • Ashcroft (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Pitkin County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Ashcroft--1940-1950.; Ghost towns--Colorado--Ashcroft--1940-1950.; Hotels--Colorado--Ashcroft--1940-1950.
    • [1943?]
    • Arrow 50 anniversay

    • View of a group of young men erecting a sign marker at site of Arrow (Arrowhead), to celebrate the town's fiftieth anniversary in Grand County, Colorado. Arrow was founded in 1904.
    • Arrow (Colo.)--1950-1960.
    • [1954]
    • Central City, Colorado

    • and residence of Harley B. Morse, the Central City Daily Register building, Washington Hall, the residence of William M. Roworth, St. James Methodist Church, residences of Henry M. Teller (one of Colorado's first senators), and Willard Teller....
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.; Houses--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.
    • [between 1865 and 1870?]
    • Central City

    • View of Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. Shows wooden buildings, outhouses, and stone buildings, one of which is the town's school under construction. Signs on buildings read: "Concert Hall, Billiard Rooms" and "Overland Stage Line, Wells,...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Central City--1870-1880.
    • [between 1870 and 1880?]
    • Georgetown, Colorado

    • View of Georgetown, Colorado, northeast from Leavenworth Mountain, with Saxon and Griffith Mountains in the background. Argentine Street is the most clearly-seen street; the Hamill House is on the corner of Argentine and Third (3rd) Streets in the...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1870-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Georgetown--1870-1900.
    • [between 1874 and 1891.]
    • Morrison, Colorado

    • Morrison, Jefferson County, Colorado, consists of commercial buildings and dwellings with fenced yards. A three-story stone building on a rise has a clipped, cross-gabled roof and an open porch. This structure was built by George Morrison (the...
    • Morrison (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • [between 1875 and 1880?]
    • Morrison, Colorado

    • Morrison, Jefferson County, Colorado, consists of frame dwellings and commercial buildings. A line of beehives fronts a house in the foreground; a yard nearby has freightcars in it. A three-story stone building on a rise has a clipped, cross-gabled...
    • Morrison (Colo.)--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Morrison, Colorado

    • Morrison, Jefferson County, Colorado, consists of commercial buildings and dwellings with fenced yards. A three-story stone building on a rise has a clipped, cross-gabled roof and an open porch. This structure was built by George Morrison (the...
    • Morrison (Colo.)--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • The Walsen and Levy store at Walsenburg

    • Men posing at the Walsen & Levy store, Walsenburg, Huerfano County, Colorado, are: Fred Walsen (left), Albert Singer (center), and Fred Unfug (right). The frame building with a stepped false-front was the town's first Masonic Hall.
    • Walsenburg (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Stores & shops--Colorado--Walsenburg--1880-1890.; Singer, Albert.; Unfug, Fred.; Walsen, Fred.
    • [between 1880 and 1890]
    • Florence probably 1890's

    • Four oil derricks dot the landscape in Florence (Fremont County), Colorado. The derricks are surrounded by dilapidated shed structures, and the town's business district is in the background. Train tracks from the Denver and Rio Grande Western...
    • Florence (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Oil well drilling rigs--Colorado--Florence--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Colo. Midland R.R. station at Ivanhoe

    • Two men and a tabby cat pose in front of the Colorado Midland train station in Ivanhoe (Pitkin County), Colorado. The town's name is on two signs on the building, along with "Western Union Telegraph & Cable Office," "Colo. Springs 56.8 Miles,"...
    • Colorado Midland Railway Company--Buildings--1890-1910.; Ivanhoe (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Railroad signals--Colorado--Ivanhoe--1890-1910.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Ivanhoe--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Glenwood Springs from So. W.

    • View of the town of Glenwood Springs, Garfield County, Colorado. Shows the town's businesses, houses and streets, hay fields, and bridges over the Colorado and Roaring Fork Rivers.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1890-1910.; Glenwood Springs (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Roaring Fork River (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Glenwood Springs--1890-1910.; Rivers--Colorado--Glenwood Springs--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]

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