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    • Harrison Avenue in Leadville, Colorado

    • This early view of booming Harrison Avenue in Leadville, Colorado shows Pap Wyman's and another log cabin in the middle of the street with new commercial buildings built around them. Wood frame false fronts and bank construction rubble, including...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.
    • 1879
    • 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
    • Gold King Mine Cripple Creek, Colo.

    • Miners pose with wheelbarrows by the entrance to the Gold King Mine near Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado. A separator screen is nearby.
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Gold King Mine (Teller County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Gold mining--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • 1893
    • 14th Street Viaduct Construction

    • A construction crew works on the 14th (Fourteenth) Street viaduct in Denver, Colorado. Shows cranes, pulley, wheelbarrows, work horses and other machinery. Two men use survey equipment, three other men wearing suits and hats observe the...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Bridge construction--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Bridges--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Construction workers--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.;...
    • 1898 September 20th
    • Work Car 32, trailer and crew

    • View of streetcar tracks under construction, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, shows men with shovels and wheelbarrows next to a maintenance streetcar and trailer.
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Construction--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1910-1920.; Street railroads--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1910-1920.
    • 1917
    • Preparing to pave the streets in 1919

    • A sign reads "M. A. Masters General Contractor Paving District No. 1 Montrose, Colorado" near the site of paving operations along Main Street in Montrose, Colorado. A work crew is leveling cement which is being poured from a mixer, while others...
    • Montrose (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Road construction--Colorado--Montrose--1910-1920.; Streets--Colorado--Montrose--1910-1920.
    • 1919
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 2 Number 4, 1919 April

    • Newsletter produced monthly 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.
    • 19190401
    • Paramount Theater being remodeled

    • View of the remodeling operation at the Paramount Theater building designed by Temple Hoyne Buell at 16th (Sixteenth) and Glenarm Streets in downtown Denver, Colorado. Workmen stand near a pick-up truck parked nearby. Equipment includes...
    • Buell, Temple Hoyne, 1895-1990--Homes & haunts.; Paramount Theater (Denver, Colo.)--Buildings--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Motion picture theaters--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Remodeling--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • 1930
    • 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
    • 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
    • Sandstone water wagon

    • Black inmates at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, wear pinstriped golf hats and numbered shirts. They pose with a two-wheeled wagon carrying a 55 gallon drum on its side. A spigot and pipe with holes emits streams of water....
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; African Americans--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1936
    • Conduit #16

    • Construction workers stand in a deep trench and shovel dirt over a large concrete pipe at a work site in Clear Creek valley in Jefferson County, Colorado. The pipe is forty-two inch diameter reinforced concrete pipe coated with coal tar enamel. The...
    • Excavating machinery--Colorado--Jefferson County--1930-1940.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Pipes (Conduits)--Colorado--Jefferson County--1930-1940.; Construction workers--Colorado--Jefferson County--1930-1940.;...
    • 1936 October 16
    • Coors home

    • View over the Adolph Coors Sr. residence, Golden, Jefferson County, Colorado, shows the house with a wraparound porch, palladian and bay windows and landscaped yard with fountain. Wheelbarrows, cement machinery, and an early automobile are in the...
    • Coors, Adolph--Homes & haunts.; Golden (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Houses--Colorado--Golden--1930-1940.
    • 1937
    • Englewood post office progress

    • The post office in Englewood, Colorado, is a one-story flat- roofed brick building with a stone pediment containing an eagle with a wreath over the door. Square columns and double-hung windows flank the entrance, and carved into the frieze is:...
    • Englewood (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Post offices--Colorado--Englewood--1930-1940.
    • 1938 June 23
    • Juanita and Tommy Solano

    • Mexican Americans Tommy and Juanita Solano (now Ramos) play with a toy wheelbarrow in their backyard at 1109 8th (Eighth) Street in the Auraria neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. Juanita sits in the wheelbarrow and her brother stands behind her. Shows...
    • Children.; Play (Recreation); Toys.; Wheelbarrows.; Ramos, Juanita--Pictorial works.; Solano, Tommy--Pictorial works.; Children--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.; Hispanic Americans--1940-1950.; Hispanic Americans--Colorado--Pictorial works.;...
    • 1945
    • New hospital construction

    • Plank bridges cross trenches at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Lumber, sections of pipe, concrete forms and wheelbarrows dot the area; some men work, others look on. A stone, three-story cell block with barred windows, walls, chain...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Construction--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1940.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1957
    • Gold King Mine, Cripple Creek

    • Men pose with wheelbarrows by the entrance to the Gold King Mine near Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado. A separator screen is nearby.
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Gold King Mine (Teller County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Gold mining--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • [1893?]
    • Workmen with formwork and sluiceways

    • View of Alameda underpass construction in Denver, Colorado; shows men with wheelbarrows and concrete forms.
    • Concrete construction--Formwork--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Underpasses--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Construction workers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [1909 or 1910]
    • Industries construction scene during work on Alameda subway

    • Workmen sit on and stand near wheelbarrows at the Alameda Avenue underpass construction site in Denver, Colorado. Wooden frame supports are nearby.
    • Underpasses--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Construction workers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Wheelbarrows--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [1909]
    • Industries construction crew taking a break at Alameda subway site

    • Workmen sit on loaded wheelbarrows at the Alameda Avenue underpass construction site in Denver, Colorado.
    • Underpasses--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Construction workers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Wheelbarrows--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [1909]
    • Industries construction scene during work on Alameda subway

    • Workmen stand near the edge of an excavation, where mixed concrete is delivered to other workmen with wheelbarrows, at the Alameda Avenue underpass construction site in Denver, Colorado. Horse-drawn carts and railroad tracks are nearby.
    • Concrete construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Underpasses--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Construction workers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [1909]
    • Industries construction crews at work on Alameda subway

    • Workmen work with shovels and wheelbarrows at the Alameda underpass construction site in Denver, Colorado. Sluices and a vertical tubular boiler are nearby.
    • Underpasses--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Construction workers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.
    • [1909]
    • Industries construction scene building Alameda subway

    • Workmen pull wheelbarrows down a wooden plank walkway at the Alameda Avenue underpass construction site in Denver, Colorado. A vertical tubular boiler and temporary railroad tracks are nearby.
    • Underpasses--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Construction workers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Wheelbarrows--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [1909]
    • Industries construction concrete pouring crew near Alameda

    • Workmen mix cement and wait for it to be poured into wheelbarrows at the Alameda Avenue underpass construction site in Denver, Colorado. An M. Rumely and Company tractor is nearby.
    • Underpasses--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Building materials--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Construction workers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [1909]
    • Industries construction scene at Alameda subway

    • Workmen sit and stand near a vertical tubular boiler and loaded wheelbarrows at the Alameda Avenue trolley car underpass construction site in Denver, Colorado. A railroad bridge is nearby.
    • Underpasses--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Construction workers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Wheelbarrows--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [1909]
    • Industries construction

    • Workmen wait in line with wheelbarrows for mixed cement at the Alameda Avenue underpass construction site in Denver, Colorado. Wooden scaffolding on the street is by a side-dump car on a temporary railroad track.
    • Concrete construction industry--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Laborers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Wheelbarrows--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [1909]
    • Construction scene at the Alameda subway

    • Workmen stand at the Alameda Avenue underpass construction site in Denver, Colorado. They sit near wheelbarrows and a vertical tubular boiler. A railroad bridge is nearby.
    • Underpasses--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Construction workers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [1909]
    • Removing plaster cast from finished wall habitats zoo

    • Workmen remove the plaster from the bear habitat at the zoo in City Park, Denver, Colorado. Scaffolding, wheelbarrows, and ladders are nearby.
    • City Park (Denver, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Denver Zoo--1910-1920.; Animal housing--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Parks--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.;...
    • [1918]
    • Start of construction habitats zoo

    • Workmen pose at the bear habitat construction site at the zoo in City Park, Denver, Colorado. Scaffolding, concrete mixers, and wheelbarrows are nearby.
    • City Park (Denver, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Denver Zoo--1910-1920.; Animal housing--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Parks--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.;...
    • [1918]
    • Denver City & County Building construction

    • View of the partially constructed City and County Building on Bannock Street in Denver, Colorado. Large carts and wheelbarrows are in line near a wall. The Denver Public Library in Civic Center Park is in the distance.
    • 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 June 12]
    • Denver shanty town

    • View of a row of shanties at 19th (Nineteenth) Avenue and Clay Street in the Jefferson Park neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Men stand near buildings made of brick, corrugated metal and tar paper. Shingle roofs are patched with metal or weighted...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Jefferson Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1930-1940.; Huts--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • [1939]
    • Denver Ordnance Plant, bricklaying

    • Construction workers assemble walls of a building at the Denver Ordnance Plant (Remington Ordnance Plant, later the Denver Federal Center) in Lakewood (Jefferson County), Colorado. The building's framework consists of I-beams and corrugated metal...
    • Denver Ordnance Plant--Buildings--1940-1950.; Lakewood (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Bricklaying--Colorado--Lakewood--1940-1950.; Building construction--Colorado--Lakewood--1940-1950.; Construction workers--Colorado--Lakewood--1940-1950.; Industrial...
    • [1941?]
    • Russell Gulch placer mining

    • Placer miners work near a sluice in Russell Gulch, Gilpin County, Colorado. Their tools include wheelbarrows, shovels, picks, and pitchforks. Monitors spray water, mine buildings are on the surrounding hills. David Henderson is in the foreground,...
    • Russell Gulch (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Gold mining--Colorado--Russell Gulch--1860-1870.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Russell Gulch--1860-1870.; Miners--Colorado--Russell Gulch--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Russell Gulch--1860-1870.;...
    • [between 1860 and 1870]
    • Early placer mining

    • Placer miners work near a sluice in Russell Gulch, Gilpin County, Colorado. Their tools include wheelbarrows, shovels, picks, and pitchforks. Monitors spray water, mine buildings are on the surrounding hills. David Henderson is in the foreground,...
    • Russell Gulch (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Gold mining--Colorado--Russell Gulch--1860-1870.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Russell Gulch--1860-1870.; Miners--Colorado--Russell Gulch--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Russell Gulch--1860-1870.;...
    • [between 1860 and 1870]
    • Prof. Hill's Works at Blackhawk, Colo.

    • Men stand outside frame processing buildings at Professor Nathaniel P. Hill's Black Hawk Smelter in Black Hawk (Blackhawk, Gilpin County), Colorado. Vented buildings have smokestacks. Men use shovels and wheelbarrows to move ore piles.
    • Hill, N. P. (Nathaniel Peter), 1832-1900--Homes & haunts.; Blackhawk (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Ore industry--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.; Smelters--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.; Smokestacks--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.
    • [between 1867 and 1868]
    • Chinese Gulch mining

    • View of a hydraulic mining operation at Chinese Gulch, in (probably) Colorado; shows men working, eroded ground, sluices, and wheelbarrows.
    • Flumes--1860-1880.; Miners--1860-1880.; Mining--1860-1880.
    • [between 1869 and 1879]
    • Black Hills Scenery

    • Miners in a gold placer mine pit, South Dakota; shows tailings, sluice boxes, and wheelbarrows.
    • South Dakota--1870-1880.; Gold miners--South Dakota--1870-1880.; Hydraulic Mining--South Dakota--1870-1880.; Mining--South Dakota--1870-1880.
    • [between 1870 and 1880?]
    • 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?]
    • Colorado miners

    • Four miners pose with a wheelbarrow full of ore, Routt County, Colorado. The hillside behind them has been cut away.
    • Routt County (Colo.)--1870-1890.; Miners--Colorado--Routt County--1870-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Routt County--1870-1890.; Wheelbarrows--Colorado--Routt County--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890?]
    • The Grand Canon of the Arkansas

    • Construction workers are beside Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad Company tracks (later Denver and Rio Grande tracks) in Royal Gorge (Fremont County), Colorado. Shows timber, wheelbarrows and men with tools on the approach to Royal Gorge.
    • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company--1870-1880.; Fremont County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Royal Gorge (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Colorado--Fremont County--1870-1880.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Colorado--Fremont...
    • [between 1878 and 1880]
    • Harrison Reduction Works

    • Miners pose near the building of the Harrison Reduction Works in Lake County, Colorado. Some men pose near wheelbarrows.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Lake County--1880-1890.; Lake County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Lake County--1880-1890.; Lumber--Colorado--Lake County--1880-1890.; Miners--Colorado--Lake County--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Lake...
    • [between 1880 and 1885]
    • Feeding rooms, Kansas City Smelting Co.

    • Interior view of the Kansas City Smelting & Refining Company in Kansas City, Kansas; shows men by wheelbarrows and piles of ore.
    • Kansas City Smelting & Refining Company--1880-1890.; Ore handling--Kansas--Kansas City--1880-1890.; Kansas City (Kan.)--1880-1890.; Interiors--Kansas--Kansas City--1880-1890.; Smelters--Kansas--Kansas City--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • The Captain, Canon of the Grand River Glenwood Extension. D.& R.G.R.R

    • Men, probably a construction crew, sit and stand among canvas tents between the narrow gauge tracks of the Denver and Rio Grande Glenwood Extension and the Colorado River in Glenwood Canyon, Garfield County, Colorado. Shows a railroad trestle, cook...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1880-1890.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Glenwood Canyon (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Laborers--Colorado--Garfield County--1880-1890.; Railroad...
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Sample room, Kansas City Smelting Co.

    • Interior view of the Kansas City Smelting & Refining Company in Kansas City, Kansas; shows men by wheelbarrows, piles of ore, and machines with drive belts.
    • Kansas City Smelting & Refining Company--1880-1890.; Ore handling--Kansas--Kansas City--1880-1890.; Kansas City (Kan.)--1880-1890.; Interiors--Kansas--Kansas City--1880-1890.; Smelters--Kansas--Kansas City--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Wells and Lowell Hardware Store

    • B. T. Wells, Frank Lowell, W. S. Wells pose with group of children, and other men in front of their hardware store, Black Hawk, Gilpin County, Colorado. Three women, with potted plants, sit on the sills of the upper windows of the brick two story...
    • Wells & Lowell Hardware (Blackhawk, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Blackhawk (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Children--Colorado--Blackhawk--1880-1890.; Hardware stores--Colorado--Blackhawk--1880-1890.; Women--Colorado--Blackhawk--1880-1890.; Lowell, Frank.; Wells,...
    • [between 1880 and 1890]
    • Main cut, Racine Boy (?) mine, Silver Cliff, Custer County

    • View of miners standing in front of the main cut for the Racine Boy mine, Silver Creek (Custer County), Colorado. They are using wheelbarrows, pickaxes, and sledgehammers.
    • Silver Cliff (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Miners--Colorado--Silver Cliff--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Silver Cliff--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890]
    • Placer mines at Cripple Creek Colo.

    • Placer miners pose near sluices and a flume near Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado. The men's tools include gold pans, shovels, and wheelbarrows.
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Cabins--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1880-1900.; Flumes--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1880-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1880-1900.;...
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Workers near coke ovens

    • Two workers stand near a row of coke ovens in the coal camp of El Moro (Las Animas County), Colorado. A man wearing overalls holds a rake. The other man holds a pole that extends into the opening of an oven. The men may be Italian or Hispanic....
    • Coke-ovens--Colorado--El Moro--1880-19110.; Coal mining--Colorado--El Moro--1880-1910.; Coke industry--Colorado--El Moro--1880-1910.; Laborers--Colorado--El Moro--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1910?]
    • Coke Ovens at Cardiff, Colorado, Colorado Midland Railroad

    • View of horse-drawn ore carts on top of a long line of joined stone coke ovens, shows rakes, wheelbarrows, a hose, wood piles and laborers, Cardiff (Garfield County), Colorado.
    • Coke-ovens--Colorado--Cardiff--1880-1910.; Cardiff (Colo.)--1880-1910.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Cardiff--1880-1910.; Coke industry--Colorado--Cardiff--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1910]

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