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    • Scene after Pueblo Flood, San Isabel

    • View of flood waters and railroad tracks in Pueblo, Colorado. A woman walks on a railroad embankment; houses, garages, out buildings and tracks are washed up against the embankment. Shows damaged houses and buildings, factories, and a bridge in the...
    • Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.
    • 1921
    • Stores carried across swinging bridge to E. Pueblo which was cut off from supplies, San Isabel

    • Boxes of food and supplies are unloaded from a truck and stacked in a street after a flood in Pueblo, Colorado. Men, women and children stand and watch. Buildings nearby have signs that read: "J.D. Simmons Free Auto to Wall Paper Sample Room and...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Boxes--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Food relief--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.
    • 1921
    • Scene along Main Street in Pueblo after the flood of 1921

    • Dead horses lie scattered on Main Street after a devastating flood in Pueblo, Colorado. The street is covered in mud and sections of flooded buildings and houses are nearby. A railroad coaling trestle and box cars are in the distance.
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Dead animals--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Mud--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Streets--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.
    • 1921 June
    • Denver flood

    • View of brick and frame houses and commercial buildings in Denver and Auraria during a Cherry Creek and South Platte River flood. A brick house near the standing water of Cherry Creek has a gabled rood and gingerbread details. Signs on flooded...
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.;...
    • 1864 May 19
    • Break of Schaffer [sic] Dam, view looking north from below dam, Beaver Cr.

    • A man stands below the washed out Schaeffer Dam after the flood on Beaver Creek in Fremont County, Colorado. Panoramic view shows rocks and debris in the valley.
    • Ridgway, Arthur Osbourne, 1870-1953.; Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Beaver Creek (Teller County and Fremont County, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Fremont County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Schaeffer Dam (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Dams--Colorado--Fremont County--1920-1930.;...
    • 1921 June
    • D. & R.G. in Trinidad

    • The waters of the Purgatoire River flow over the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company tracks in Trinidad (Las Animas County), Colorado. People stand on a railroad bridge that extends over the river.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1900-1910.; Purgatoire River (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Trinidad (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Floods--Colorado--Trinidad--1900-1910.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Trinidad--1900-1910.; Railroad...
    • [1904]
    • A.T. & S.F. depot

    • Spectators stand on the banks of the flooded Purgatoire River in Trinidad (Las Animas County), Colorado, across the river from the demolished Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway depot. Shows the arched walls of the Cardenas Hotel arcade.
    • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company--1900-1910.; Purgatoire River (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Trinidad (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Floods--Colorado--Trinidad--1900-1910.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Trinidad--1900-1910.;...
    • 1903
    • Colo. & Southern on Sopris branch

    • View of the remains of a Colorado and Southern Railway trestle destroyed in a flood near the Colorado Fuel & Iron Company coal camp of Sopris (Las Animas County), Colorado. The Purgatoire River meanders past the ruins of the bridge.
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--1900-1910.; Purgatoire River (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Sopris (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Floods--Colorado--Sopris--1900-1910.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Sopris--1900-1910.; Rivers--Colorado--Sopris--1900-1910.;...
    • [1904]
    • Trinidad flood across from Cardenas Hotel

    • View of flood damage on the banks of the Purgatoire River in Trinidad (Las Animas County), Colorado. Shows a residence with collapsed exterior walls and damaged wooden fence. Flood waters rise to the front door of the house.
    • Purgatoire River (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Trinidad (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Floods--Colorado--Trinidad--1900-1910.; Houses--Colorado--Trinidad--1900-1910.; Ruins--Colorado--Trinidad--1900-1910.
    • 1903
    • C & W at Jansen

    • Men stand on a washed out railroad embankment near the town of Jansen (Las Animas County), Colorado. Two sets of tracks are slumped into the waters of the Purgatoire River.
    • Jansen (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Purgatoire River (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Floods--Colorado--Jansen--1900-1910.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Jansen--1900-1910.; Rivers--Colorado--Jansen--1900-1910.
    • [1904]
    • Flood: poling a boat down a river

    • View of a (probably) South Platte River flood in Denver, Colorado; shows houses and a person in a boat.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1920.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1900-1920.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.
    • [between 1904 and 1920?]
    • River in flood

    • View of the South Platte River, in Denver, Colorado, during a flood; shows frame houses and high water.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1920.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1900-1920.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.
    • [between 1904 and 1920?]
    • Great flood in Denver, May 19th, 1864

    • People and horses stand beside an eroded Larimer street during a flood of Cherry Creek in Denver, Colorado. Shows brick and frame commercial buildings in Auraria and the flooded South Platte River. Piles of probably people's belongings are beside a...
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.;...
    • 1864 May 19
    • Denver, 1864

    • Panoramic view of brick and frame commercial buildings in downtown Denver, Colorado and the flooded South Platte River nearby. Shows the brick Denver Mint building at 16th (Sixteenth) Street and Market Street and businesses on probably Larimer...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Rivers--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864 May 19
    • Great flood in Denver, May 19th, 1864

    • View of frame and brick commercial buildings and houses near downtown Denver, Colorado and the flooded South Platte River and Cherry Creek. People stand beside Cherry Creek near a brick building with a sign that reads: "Drugs, Chemicals, Paints,...
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.;...
    • 1864 May 19
    • Trinidad flood

    • A man stands near the edge of the Purgatoire River during a flood in Trinidad (Las Animas County), Colorado. Destroyed railroad tracks, buildings, and houses are nearby.
    • Purgatoire River (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Trinidad (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Floods--Colorado--Trinidad--1900-1910.; Rivers--Colorado--Trinidad--1900-1910.
    • [1904]
    • ATSF Railroad depot after flood

    • View of the Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe Railway depot and tracks after a flood in Trinidad (Las Animas County), Colorado. The mission-style stucco building has arcades, a ceramic tiled roof, and curvilinear gables. Horses, a wagon, and debris are...
    • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company--Buildings--1900-1910.; Purgatoire River (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Trinidad (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Floods--Colorado--Trinidad--1900-1910.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Trinidad--1900-1910.;...
    • 1905
    • The flood at Longmont

    • People hold umbrellas and stand beside railroad tracks near horses and a carriage in Longmont (Boulder County), Colorado. Water from the flooded Saint Vrain Creek is around tracks and in agricultural fields near barns, houses, and fences. A Union...
    • Union Pacific, Denver, and Gulf Railway Company--1890-1900.; Longmont (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Farms--Colorado--Longmont--1890-1900.; Floods--Colorado--Longmont--1890-1900.; Railroad freight cars--Colorado--Longmont--1890-1900.
    • 1894 June 2
    • Flood at Longmont

    • A man on horseback and a horse-drawn carriage are in a flood on Main Street in Longmont (Boulder County), Colorado. Wood frame houses, a picket fence, and trees are in water from the flooded Saint Vrain Creek.
    • Longmont (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Longmont--1890-1900.; Floods--Colorado--Longmont--1890-1900.; Horseback riding--Colorado--Longmont--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Longmont--1890-1900.
    • 1894 June 2
    • Pueblo flood

    • People walk along Union Avenue in mud and debris from the Arkansas River flood, Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Shows multi-story commercial buildings, the Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe Railway depot, the Leach building, the tracks of either...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Pedestrians--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.
    • [1921]
    • Meeker flood

    • View from bluff across the White River south of Meeker, Rio Blanco County, Colorado. Shows high water and muddy streets. Landmark buildings include the Hugus Block, the Meeker Hotel, and St. James Episcopal Church.
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1890-1910.; White River (Colo. and Utah)--1890-1910.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1910.; Floods--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1910.; Rivers--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1910.
    • [between 1897 and 1910?]
    • Pueblo flood

    • View of the damage and debris caused by the Arkansas River flood probably near Second and Third Streets in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Shows an overturned freight car, a corrugated roof, train tracks and multi-story commercial buildings. The...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Railroad freight cars--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.
    • [1921]
    • Pueblo flood

    • View of the aftermath of the Arkansas River flood in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. People walk along Main Street among the silt, mud and debris after the water had receded. Shows the bodies of dead animals, the Western National Bank, the Grand...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Business districts--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Dead animals--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.
    • [1921]
    • Pueblo flood

    • A view of the aftermath of the Arkansas River flood in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Shows water, debris, electricity poles, a damaged brick building, a two-story wood frame building, overturned Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway freight...
    • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company--Disasters--1920-1930.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Railroad freight cars--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.
    • [1921]
    • Pueblo flood

    • Men stand in the street after the Arkansas River flood in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. The debris consists of overturned freight cars, twisted tracks, damaged buildings, scattered bricks and bent electricity poles. Letters on the side of a...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Railroad freight cars--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Ruins--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.
    • [1921]
    • Pueblo flood

    • A view of the debris and damage left by the Arkansas River flood, probably near Union Avenue and Santa Fe Street, in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Shows a damaged brick building, piles of debris and a building with adjacent cement silos...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Silos--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.
    • [1921]
    • Pueblo flood

    • View of the debris and damage caused by the Arkansas River flood near Second and Santa Fe Streets in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Shows the Central Block and McCarthy buildings, gutted storefronts, broken windows, an automobile and people.
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Business districts--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.
    • [1921]
    • Pueblo flood

    • People stand in mud and debris from the Arkansas River Flood, beside railroad tracks near South Main Street and Union Avenue, in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway depot, overturned freight cars and...
    • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company--Disasters--1920-1930.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; People--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.
    • [1921]
    • Pueblo flood

    • A view of the Arkansas River after flood stage, destroyed houses, and debris in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Shows the smoke stacks from the Eiler Smelter in the distance.
    • Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Rivers--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.
    • [1921]
    • Pueblo flood

    • A view of damaged wood frame houses after the Arkansas River flood in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Shows trees, a fence and debris.
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Houses--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.
    • [1921]
    • Pueblo flood

    • View of a refugee camp near Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado erected after the Arkansas River flood. Shows tents, a water bag, trees and wooden signs that read: "Post Office" and "Head Quarters."
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Disaster relief--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Refugee camps--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Tents--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.
    • [1921]
    • Pueblo flood

    • View of a tent behind a wire fence at the refugee compound near Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. The camp was erected after the Arkansas River flood. Shows additional tents and trees in the distance.
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Disaster relief--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Refugee camps--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Tents--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.
    • [1921]
    • Pueblo flood

    • View of the buildings at the state fair grounds near Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado after the Arkansas River flood. Shows refugee tents, gable roofed buildings, trees and a muddy road.
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Buildings--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Refugee camps--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.
    • [1921]
    • Pueblo flood

    • View of the inside of an army tent erected near Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Tents were erected to house residents who lost their homes to the Arkansas River flood. Shows a baby in the middle of the tent, a book, a chair, clothes, a bench and...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Disaster relief--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Infants--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Interiors--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Tents--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.
    • [1921]
    • Pueblo flood

    • Interior view of men, women and children and wooden tables in a canteen near Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. The building, identified as the state fair building, served as a mess hall for refugees after the Arkansas River flooded. Table cloths...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Canteens (Wartime, emergency, etc.)--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Disaster relief--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; People--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.
    • [1921]
    • Pueblo flood

    • View of a partially washed away bridge along the Arkansas River in Pueblo County, Colorado. The bridge, identified as "County Bridge," is supported by wooden beams, a dirt road leads up to the bridge. Shows trees, poles and the wooden adjoining...
    • Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Pueblo County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Bridges--Colorado--Pueblo County--1920-1930.; Dirt roads--Colorado--Pueblo County--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo County--1920-1930.; Rivers--Colorado--Pueblo County--1920-1930.
    • [1921]
    • Pueblo flood

    • View of flood damaged houses in a residential area, probably along West Sixth Street, in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Shows debris, a fence, trees, damaged roofs and gutted porches.
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Houses--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.
    • [1921]
    • Flooded rail yards by Seventh Street bridge

    • Aerial view of the Jefferson Park area during the South Platte River and Cherry Creek flood following the Castlewood Canyon Dam break in Denver, Colorado. The Rice (railroad) Yard, a roundhouse, and the Denver Gas Works are on the northwest side of...
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1930-1940.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Zang Brewing Company--Buildings--1930-1940.; Railroad...
    • [1933]
    • Interior of White & Davis store, cor. 3rd and Main

    • Interior view of White and Davis clothing store at 301 N. Main Street after the Arkansas River flood in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Shows wrecked furniture, crates, mud and debris in the aisle. Signs for "Boys Dept." and "Collars" are posted...
    • Ridgway, Arthur Osbourne, 1870-1953.; Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Clothing stores--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Debris--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.;...
    • 1921 June
    • Denver flood

    • View of flooded Cherry Creek and buildings in the Auraria neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. People stand at the edge of the creek. Damaged frame buildings include false front buildings that read: "Wines & Liquors" and "Groceries." Shows the Tremont...
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.;...
    • [1864 May 19]
    • Old White Triangle Block, Union Ave. and Main St. 4:30 am June fourth

    • View of a two-story brick building with a flat roof and cloth awnings identified as the "Old White Triangle Block" on Union Avenue and Main Street in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Flood water from the Arkansas River surrounds commercial...
    • Ridgway, Arthur Osbourne, 1870-1953.; Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Business districts--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Debris--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.;...
    • 1921 June 4
    • Depot and R.R. Street. No. 113.

    • Flood water surrounds the stone railroad Depot in Boulder, Colorado. Logs are washed up on a rise by a wooden shed, and rail tracks show in the foreground. The Depot is a stone building with a gabled roof, bracketed eaves, and a cupola with a...
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Floods--Colorado--Boulder--1890-1900.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Boulder--1890-1900.
    • 1894
    • Central City flood before 1895

    • View of flood of Central City, Colorado. Water rushes past the intersection of Eureka and Main streets, as people stand on the sidewalk on Eureka street and watch the water. Visible landmarks include the Miller block, the Hense block, and the...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Floods--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.
    • 1893
    • Arkansas Valley flood view looking east at bridge 130DE, between Livesey and Swallows, Colorado

    • View of the Arkansas River by Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks and bridge in Pueblo County, Colorado. Bridge letters read: "130 DE."
    • 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 bridges--Colorado--Pueblo County--1920-1930.; Railroad...
    • 1921
    • Castlewood Dam - after break

    • A work crew stands on the remains of the Castlewood Canyon Dam in Douglas County after flood waters from Cherry Creek broke through the dam. Rock debris from the dam is strewn on the canyon floor.
    • Castlewood Canyon Dam (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Douglas County (Colo.) 1930-1940.; Dams--Colorado--Douglas County--1930-1940.; Floods--Colorado--Douglas County--1930-1940.
    • 1933
    • Union Depot under 2 main viaduct, June 3, 1921, Pueblo, Colo.

    • View of the collapsed Main Street viaduct in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Shows piles of lumber and debris from the Arkansas River flood, the brick Holmes Hardware Company building, and the clock tower of the Union Depot in the distance.
    • Ridgway, Arthur Osbourne, 1870-1953.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--Disasters--1920-1930.; Holmes Hardware Company (Pueblo, Colo.)--Disasters--1920-1930.; Union Depot (Pueblo, Colo.)--Disasters--1920-1930.; Arkansas...
    • 1921 June 3

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