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    • Eldorado Springs flood

    • Houses line the banks of the South Boulder creek with the flood waters raging. One room of a house hangs out over the creek.
    • Eldorado Springs (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Floods--Colorado--Eldorado Springs--1930-1940.
    • September, 1938
    • Eldorado Springs flood

    • Men and women walk amid flood debris near South Boulder creek in Eldorado Springs, Colorado. The flood, in September of 1938, did major damage to houses and the Eldorado Springs resort.
    • Eldorado Springs (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Floods--Colorado--Eldorado Springs--1930-1940.
    • September, 1938
    • Railroad tracks under water, Trinidad, Colorado

    • View of the 1904 flood damage in Trinidad, Colorado. Rail tracks in the foreground end abruptly where the flood washed out the ground, and a harp switch stand sits at the edge of the new precipice. The Purgatoire River curves outside of the...
    • Trinidad (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Floods--Colorado--Trinidad--1900-1910.
    • September, 1904
    • Trinidad flood

    • View of the 1904 flood damage in Trinidad, Colorado, with the ruin of a riveted steel structure (possibly a suspension bridge). Tree trunks, wood and mud are jammed into its uprights in the background. Two women in dark shawls (possibly nuns) stand...
    • Trinidad (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Floods--Colorado--Trinidad--1900-1910.
    • September, 1904
    • Trinidad flood

    • View of the 1904 flood damage in Trinidad, Colorado. Scene includes a railroad bridge and a railroad passenger car lying on its side, half buried in mud. People walk on the bridge and in the surrounding area. Rail tracks and ties are draped over...
    • Trinidad (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Floods--Colorado--Trinidad--1900-1910.
    • September, 1904
    • Trinidad flood

    • View of the river and mudflats from the 1904 flood damage in Trinidad, Colorado. A half destroyed, one story adobe structure hangs over the washed out bank of the Purgatoire River, its inner walls and floor boards exposed to view. Behind is a...
    • Trinidad (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Floods--Colorado--Trinidad--1900-1910.
    • September, 1904
    • Trinidad flood

    • Flood damage in Trinidad, Colorado, 1904, shows the ruin of a riveted steel structure (possibly a suspension bridge) lying half buried in mud. People walk on the sandbars up and down stream from the wreckage. Freight cars, sheds and Denver and Rio...
    • Trinidad (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Floods--Colorado--Trinidad--1900-1910.
    • September, 1904
    • Cardenas Hotel

    • 1904 flood damage in Trinidad, Colorado. People stand on the rails and ties of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad that hang over the washed out banks of the Purgatoire River. The Cardenas Hotel, a two story, mission style structure...
    • Trinidad (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Floods--Colorado--Trinidad--1900-1910.; Hotels--Colorado--Trinidad--1900-1910.; Cardenas Hotel (Trinidad, Colo.)
    • September, 1904
    • Eldorado Springs flood

    • Three men walk on a dirt road that borders South Boulder creek after it flooded and damaged the resort and swimming pool in Eldorado Springs, Colorado.
    • Eldorado Springs (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Floods--Colorado--Eldorado Springs--1930-1940.; Resorts--Colorado--Eldorado Springs--1930-1940.
    • September 4, 1938
    • Trinidad flood

    • View of flood damage in Trinidad, Colorado; shows wreckage of the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad bridge and trees on the banks of the Purgatoire River. Scene includes the western wall of the Trinidad Water Works.
    • Trinidad (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Floods--Colorado--Trinidad--1900-1910.
    • Sept. 1904
    • Trinidad flood

    • View of flood damage in Trinidad, Colorado. Scene includes rails and ties draped over the washed out bank of the Purgatoire River and pilings of a destroyed bridge. People crowd on the banks and sit in the crossbeam power poles, perhaps doing...
    • Trinidad (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Floods--Colorado--Trinidad--1900-1910.
    • Sept. 1904
    • South Platte Station of Denver, South Park & Pacific siding after May 6, 1900 flood

    • View of the flooded tracks of Colorado & Southern Railway, (The South Park) South Platte, Jefferson County, Colorado, shows "Union Pacific 24658," and "Union Pacific Denver & Gulf 25468," and empty boxcars.
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--1900-1910.; South Platte (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Floods--Colorado--South Platte--1900-1910.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--South Platte--1900-1910.
    • May 1900
    • Denver flood

    • Men and women stand near Cherry Creek as it floods areas of Denver, Colorado. A sign on a building reads: "Commonwealth".
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Spectators--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streams--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • May 19, 1894
    • Denver flood

    • View, of Cherry Creek as it floods Denver, Colorado. Signs read: "Tremont House" and "Groceries".
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streams--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • May 19, 1864
    • Iliff, Colo. flood [sic] June 1 & 2, 1935

    • An aerial view of a flood in Iliff, Colorado, shows rippling water covering fields; houses and farm buildings are surrounded. A gas station and a dirt road are still dry except for a washed-out area; clusters of people and automobiles are along the...
    • Iliff (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Floods--Colorado--Iliff--1930-1950.
    • June, 1935
    • D&RGW, Pueblo - Salida Main Line view west at location west of Swallows, Colorado (mp. 134.6)

    • View of Denver & Rio Grande Western, Pueblo - Salida Main Line flood damage at milepost 134.6, west of Swallows, Pueblo County, Colorado. Shows the Arkansas River floodplain and wetlands, cottonwoods, and mountains.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1920-1930.; Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Pueblo County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo County--1920-1930.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Pueblo County--1920-1930.; Rivers--Colorado--Pueblo...
    • June, 1928
    • Flood damage

    • Flood damage in Morrison, Jefferson County, Colorado, consists of a stacked stone wall, mud and debris. Cars and a schoolbus are on Bear Creek Avenue, and businesses are in the background. Signs read: "Schneider Drug Fountain Service Cold Drinks...
    • Morrison (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Floods--Colorado--Morrison--1940-1950.; Streets--Colorado--Morrison--1940-1950.
    • June 1941
    • Some flood water 3 feet deep

    • Flood waters surround the Wilson-Kepel Mercantile Company at Broadway and Hampden in Englewood, Colorado, in June 1912. Water flows into the open door of the store; women's and girls' dresses are displayed with bunting in one window, and the other...
    • Englewood (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Floods--Colorado--Englewood--1910-1920.; Stores & shops--Colorado--Englewood--1910-1920.; Wilson-Keppel Mercantile Company (Englewood, Colo.)
    • June 1912
    • Railroad & highway bridges across West Bijou Creek at Byers

    • The railroad bridge and the automobile bridge are washed out over West Bijou Creek near the town of Byers, Colorado (Arapahoe County). Girders, steel, and other debris hangs from the bridge. The flooded river has encroached on the fields in the...
    • Byers (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Bridges--Colorado--Byers--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Byers--1960-1970.
    • June 18, 1965
    • Flood

    • View of the flood along the South Platte River, Denver, Colorado; general view from a helicopter shows the railroad yards south of the 14th (Fourteenth) Street Viaduct, the Colorado and Southern Railway shops, and other facilities with rip tracks...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Railroad shops & yards--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • June 17, 1965
    • Valley Highway at Alameda (looking south-bound)

    • South Platte River water in Denver, Colorado, covers Interstate Highway 25. Mercury-vapor lamps are half-submerged, as are freeway onramps. Signs read: "Broadway exit 3/4 Mile," "South Santa Fe Drive Right Lane," and "Alameda Ave East." People walk...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Interstate 25--1960-1970.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1960-1970.; Express highways--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • June 16, 1965
    • West Mississippi and South Santa Fe

    • Flood debris is piled against the Mississippi Street bridge across the South Platte River, in Denver, Colorado. Men survey the damage, cranes are overhead; the Gates Rubber Company factory is in the background. Sign reads: "Gates Rubber Co."
    • Gates Rubber Company--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • June 16, 1965
    • Looking down Water Street from 12th

    • Men inspect the flooded trolley tracks along Water Street in Boulder, Colorado, in Boulder County. The street is covered with wet silt. Debris, including lumber, branches, and other garbage litters the street.
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Floods--Colorado--Boulder--1890-1900.; Street railroads--Colorado--Boulder--1890-1900.
    • June 12, 1894
    • 12th Street, Boulder, Colo.

    • A man in a boat floats down a river of water on a flooded street in Boulder, Colorado in Boulder County during the city flood of 1894. Spectators stand on the side of the street and watch.
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Floods--Colorado--Boulder--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Boulder--1890-1900.
    • June 1, 1894
    • R.R. and foot bridge Boulder, Colo.

    • People stand on this flood damaged railroad bridge in Boulder, Colorado. The tracks and ties twist downward where the piers have been washed out, and a waving man, a boy, and a dog walk on a swinging footbridge that crosses the creek and is lashed...
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Floods--Colorado--Boulder--1890-1900.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Boulder--1890-1900.
    • June 1, 1894
    • Narrow gage engine

    • Flooding in Boulder, Colorado, has a narrow-gage engine half submerged, its full coal bin reading: "155," and its front end under water almost to the stack. Residences are on high ground with foothills behind them in the background, and railroad...
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Floods--Colorado--Boulder--1890-1900.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Boulder--1890-1900.
    • June 1, 1894
    • Railroad and swinging foot bridge

    • Flood damage, in Boulder, Colorado, consists here of a railroad bridge sagging without piers. People sit atop the remaining secure part of the structure, and walk on a swinging footbridge extending out of the picture. Dwellings and foothills are in...
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Floods--Colorado--Boulder--1890-1900.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Boulder--1890-1900.
    • June 1, 1894
    • 9th Street

    • Flood water and debris in Boulder, Colorado, have moved a two- story frame and brick building off of its foundation. Trees, power, and light poles withstand the torrent, as does a sign reading: "Look out for the cars." On the far bank, a two-story...
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Floods--Colorado--Boulder--1890-1900.
    • June 1, 1894
    • Apartment house being aired out after flood

    • Clothes, rugs, mattresses, blankets, quilts, and other items hang over clotheslines and balcony railings of an apartment building in Aurora, Colorado, after a flood. The building is a modern, L-shaped, three story, brick, with flat panels as...
    • Aurora (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Apartment houses--Colorado--Aurora--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Aurora--1960-1970.
    • July 26, 1965
    • Cheyenne Mt. Zoological Park, Colorado Springs

    • View of the flood damage at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. A wall of water estimated at thirty feet in height swept huge boulders and trees down the slope. "The front of the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo's Penguin,...
    • Cheyenne Mountain Zoological Park (Colorado Springs, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1960-1970.; Zoos--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1960-1970.
    • July 25, 1965
    • Cornet Creek flood

    • Oak Street filled with mud and debris from the disastrous Cornet Creek flood on July 27, 1914, Telluride, Colorado. Jack Hawkins' two-story wood frame Victorian with front wraparound porch and second-story bay window tilts on side from flood...
    • Hawkins, Jack--Homes & haunts--1910-1920.; Cornet Creek (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Telluride (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Floods--Colorado--Telluride--1910-1920.
    • July 1914
    • Cornet Creek flood

    • Street scene after the Cornet Creek flood on July 27, 1914, Telluride, Colorado. Mud and debris fill street with damaged wood-frame structures; Miner's Union Headquarters and Hospital are in background.
    • Cornet Creek (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Telluride (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Floods--Colorado--Telluride--1910-1920.; Streets--Colorado--Telluride--1910-1920.
    • July 1914
    • Cornet Creek Flood

    • Two men stand on top of debris brought down by the Cornet Creek flood on July 27, 1914, Telluride, Colorado. Mud and debris fill street with damaged wood frame structures; Telluride Hospital is in background with building leased to San Miguel...
    • Cornet Creek (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Telluride (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Floods--Colorado--Telluride--1910-1920.
    • July 1914
    • Cornet Creek flood

    • View south down Oak Street filled with mud and debris from the disastrous Cornet Creek flood on July 27, 1914, Telluride, Colorado. Townspeople survey damage. Jack Hawkins' two-story wood frame Victorian with front porch and second story bay window...
    • Cornet Creek (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Telluride (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Floods--Colorado--Telluride--1910-1920.
    • July 1914
    • Jack Hawkins residence, Cornet Creek Flood

    • Exterior view of Jack Hawkins residence, on Oak Street, filled with mud and debris from the disastrous Cornet Creek flood on July 27, 1914, Telluride, Colorado; shows two-story wood frame Victorian with front porch and second story bay window...
    • Hawkins, Jack--Homes & Haunts--1910-1920.; Telluride (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Floods--Colorado--Telluride--1910-1920.
    • July 1914
    • Cornet Creek flood

    • View southeast down Cornet Creek after the flood on July 27, 1914, Telluride, Colorado. Jack Hawkins' two-story wood frame Victorian with front porch and second story bay window tilts on side from flood waters in centerground; smaller destroyed...
    • Hawkins, Jack--Homes & haunts--1910-1920.; Cornet Creek (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Telluride (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Floods--Colorado--Telluride--1910-1920.
    • July 1914
    • Cornet Creek flood

    • View east down mud and debris-filled street from the disastrous Cornet Creek flood on July 27, 1914, Telluride, Colorado; shows two-story false front, Iowa House on corner, other wood frame businesses, and residences. Men and woman make their way...
    • Cornet Creek (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Telluride (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Floods--Colorado--Telluride--1910-1920.
    • July 1914
    • Cornet Creek flood

    • View north towards businesses on Colorado Avenue after the Cornet Creek flood on July 27, 1914, Telluride, Colorado. Mud and debris fill street in front of three false front wood frame structures between Sheridan Hotel and First National Bank,...
    • Telluride (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Business districts--Colorado--Telluride--1910-1920.; Floods--Colorado--Telluride--1910-1920.; Streets--Colorado--Telluride--1910-1920.
    • July 1914
    • Cornet Creek flood

    • Interior of Sheridan Hotel Bar with mud and high-water marks from the disastrous Cornet Creek flood on July 27, 1914, Telluride, Colorado. Calendar on back wall marks date; room includes a clock high on left wall, stuffed bird with outstretched...
    • Cornet Creek (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Telluride (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Bars--Colorado--Telluride--1910-1920.; Floods--Colorado--Telluride--1910-1920.; Hotels--Colorado--Telluride--1910-1920.; Sheridan Hotel (Telluride, Colo.)
    • July 1914
    • Cornet Creek flood

    • View northwest down Colorado Avenue after the Cornet Creek flood on July 27, 1914, Telluride, Colorado; shows First National Bank Building on corner of Fir and Colorado, three false front businesses, the Sheridan Hotel, the San Miguel County...
    • Cornet Creek (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Telluride (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Business districts--Colorado--Telluride--1910-1920.; Floods--Colorado--Telluride--1910-1920.; Streets--Colorado--Telluride--1910-1920.
    • July 1914
    • Cornet Creek flood

    • View north up mud and debris-filled street from the disastrous Cornet Creek flood on July 27, 1914, Telluride, Colorado; shows two-story false front, Iowa House on corner, and residence across street.
    • Cornet Creek (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Telluride (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Floods--Colorado--Telluride--1910-1920.
    • July 1914
    • Over flow east of Broadway bridge

    • In Fort Collins, Larimer County, Colorado, the Cache la Poudre River floods.
    • Cache la Poudre River (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Fort Collins (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Floods--Colorado--Fort Collins--1910-1920.
    • July 14, 1912
    • M. E. Church, Blackhawk, Colo.

    • View of roof damage suffered by the Methodist Episcopal church in Black Hawk, Colorado, August 10, 1887. Building has a large hole in the roof. Large amounts of debris are visible. The church was located on Swede Hill along Clear Creek, but when it...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Floods--Colorado--Blackhawk--1880-1890.; Streets--Colorado--Blackhawk--1880-1890.
    • August, 1887
    • Flood in residential area

    • Boys raft in Denver, Colorado, at West 29th (Twenty-Ninth) and Huron Street, after the Castlewood Canyon flood.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Boys--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Rafts--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • August 5, 1933
    • Wrecked Missouri Pacific train above Nuckoll's Packing Plant

    • Wrecked Missouri Pacific railroad cars, a storage tank, and debris are scattered beside railroad tracks near the Nuckolls Packing Plant after a flood on the Arkansas River in Pueblo, Colorado. A refrigerator car with an American Refrigerator...
    • Missouri Pacific Railroad Company--Disasters--1920-1930.; Nuckolls Packing Company (Pueblo, Colo.)--Disasters--1920-1930.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Meat...
    • [June 1921]
    • Black Hawk, flood

    • View west on Gregory Street, Black Hawk, Colorado; shows a shallow creek running out of a culvert in the middle, and a man walking next to it. The man wears a hat, black coat, white shirt and long pants. Two pieces of lumber span the creek; next to...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Floods--Colorado--Blackhawk--1910-1920.; Streets--Colorado--Blackhawk--1910-1920.
    • [either 1910 or 1914]
    • Ilium [i. e. Illium] Station T. P. Co Vance, Colo.

    • View of a building at Illium Station destroyed in the Trout Lake flood, near Telluride (San Miguel County), Colorado.
    • Telluride (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Buildings--Colorado--Telluride--1900-1910.; Floods--Colorado--Telluride--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Telluride--1900-1910.
    • [between 1934 and 1941]
    • Butterfly Mill

    • View of the Butterfly Mill after the flood of Trout Lake near Ophir, (San Miguel County), Colorado.
    • San Miguel County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Floods--Colorado--San Miguel County--1900-1910.; Mills--Colorado--San Miguel County--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--San Miguel County--1900-1910.
    • [between 1934 and 1941]
    • Sherman

    • Two dilapidated cabins stand amid what appears to be flood debris in Sherman, Colorado. The far cabin is without its roof. Rocks form a definite path down the valley, adjacent to the cabins.
    • Sherman (Colo.)--1930-1970.; Cabins--Colorado--Sherman--1930-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Sherman--1930-1970.
    • [between 1933 and 1967]

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