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    • Denver floods, Cherry Creek, 1933

    • Cherry Creek water floods 16th (Sixteenth) Street in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break. Automobiles, streetcars, and pedestrians line sidewalks in front of storefronts. The dome of the Customs House is to the side; sign reads:...
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    • [1933]
    • Floods

    • The flood waters of Little Dry Creek in Englewood, Colorado, possibly the floods of 1927 or 1933, have receeded; an adjacent field is covered with mud and debris including a can, and the barbed wire fence is clogged with roots and branches from the...
    • Henderson, John R., photographer.
    • [between 1927 and 1933?]
    • Floods

    • The flood waters of Little Dry Creek in Englewood, Colorado, probably the floods of 1927 or 1933, have severely damaged a bridge over the stream. Children play amidst the debris; stores on the other side of the broken bridge, probably along...
    • Henderson, John R., photographer.
    • [between 1927 and 1933?]
    • Meeker, Colorado after the Meeker flood in May of 1897.

    • 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.
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    • 1897
    • Black Hawk, flood

    • View northwest on Main Street, Black Hawk (Gilpin County), Colorado; shows the debris that choked the streets of Black Hawk after one of many floods that occurred there, and the temporary railroad track with flat cars used to transport the debris...
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    • [1914?]
    • Corner Main St. and Union Ave. 4:30 AM June 4, 1921

    • Water floods storefronts in Pueblo, Colorado. The upper parts of the brick buildings have ornate cornices, and one building is in a flatiron shape. Signs read: "Stark Clothing Co.," "The Wonder Store," and "Central Studio." A streetlamp is by a...
    • Anderson, Theodore.
    • 1921
    • Old white Triangle Block 4:30 AM June 4, 1921

    • Water floods streets in Pueblo, Colorado, reaching halfway up the storefront windows. A two-story, triangular brick building with an arched entry, imbricated string coursing and cornices is in the foreground. Flooded buildings in the background...
    • Anderson, Theodore.
    • 1921
    • 18th St.

    • Water floods the streets of Boulder, Colorado in Boulder County. Structures engulfed by the water include: one and two-story wood-frame houses and a fence.
    • Bass, Lawrence P.
    • 1894
    • Denver flood

    • View, of Cherry Creek as it floods Denver, Colorado. Signs read: "Tremont House" and "Groceries".
    • Chamberlain, W. G. (William Gunnison), 1815-1910.
    • May 19, 1864
    • Denver flood

    • Men and women stand near Cherry Creek as it floods areas of Denver, Colorado. A sign on a building reads: "Commonwealth".
    • Chamberlain, W. G. (William Gunnison), 1815-1910.
    • May 19, 1894
    • Denver

    • Men and women stand near the edge of Cherry Creek as it floods the streets near 16th (Sixteenth) and Larimer Streets in Denver, Colorado. A sign on a nearby building reads: "Drugs, Chemicals, Oils, Paints, Brushes, & Glass".
    • Chamberlain, W. G. (William Gunnison), 1815-1910.
    • 1864
    • Floods

    • Rushing flood waters in Englewood, Colorado, probably the flood of 1927 or 1933 of Little Dry Creek, cut deeply into the bank where telephone poles still stand. A metal bridge is intact, and a tall building is in the distance.
    • Henderson, John R., photographer.
    • [between 1927 and 1933?]
    • 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...
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    • [1921]
    • Flood at Union Station

    • Automobiles and a pedestrian make their way through water by Union Station at 17th (Seventeenth) and Wynkoop Streets during the Cherry Creek flood which resulted from the Castlewood Dam break of 1933, Denver, Colorado. A spare tire cover on the...
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • 1933 August 4
    • Road work in Black Hawk

    • Men with shovels clean up Main Street after a flood in Black Hawk (Gilpin County), Colorado. A Colorado & Southern locomotive pushes flat cars on temporary tracks, they are loaded with dirt and rocks. Shows the Gilpin Hotel, businesses, and men and...
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    • [1910?]
    • 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...
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    • [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...
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    • [1921]
    • A.T. & S.F. depot Trinidad, Colo.

    • View of a flood in Trinidad, Colorado, looking southwest. The depot of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad is in several feet of water, that reaches halfway up the arches of its porch. An expanse of water encompasses the entire image. The...
    • Allen, A. R.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • San Marceal [sic] N.M., flood

    • A cow crosses Rio Grande flood waters in San Marcial (Socorro County), New Mexico. A woman stands on the front porch of a false front building beside a metal wash tub. Houses, a barn and corrals are in the distance.
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    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • 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...
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    • [1921]
    • Decoration Day flood havoc in south Longmont

    • Looking south from the Colorado Central Railroad crossing at Main Street of the Decoration Day Flood of 1894 over the river bottom, south of Longmont, Colorado. A man in a horse-drawn carriage and another mounted on horseback make their way...
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    • 1894
    • Driving A.T. & S.F. bridge over Fountain Creek near stockyards

    • Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad work locomotives and construction cars with pile drivers are on a bridge over flooded Fountain Creek in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Shows a bridge in the creek bed, washed out tracks beside the eroded...
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    • 1921 June
    • 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...
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    • [1921]
    • Black Hawk, after the flood, Aug. 2, 1914

    • View west on Gregory Street, Black Hawk, Colorado. Six men stand in a group observing flood damage in front of what was the old Post Office building. Two women look out their window above the men; another group of three people watch the flood from...
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    • 1914
    • 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...
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    • [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.
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    • [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.
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    • [1921]
    • Marble - 1942

    • View of the Horace Williams residence amid flood debris, in Marble (Gunnison County), Colorado; boulders, rocks and fallen timbers form a path of destruction around the house and into the foreground. The house was knocked off the foundation by the...
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
    • 1942
    • Black Hawk, Colo. Flood

    • View west on Gregory Street in Black Hawk, Colorado, after the flood of 1895; shows flood debris such as planks, posts, rocks, dirt and silt. Three men are holding shovels and working on clearing the street as water continues to pour past them in a...
    • Thomas, A. M., photographer.
    • 1895
    • 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."
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    • [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.
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    • [1921]
    • Flood in Central City, Colorado

    • View of a flood in Central City, Colorado, at the turn of the century that shows water rushing down the intersection of Spring and Gregory streets. Wooden stairs leading into a building (with illegible lettering) and a telephone post are in the...
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    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Black Hawk, Colo., early days, 1860's

    • View west up Gregory Gulch toward Central City, Colorado; shows Chas. Leitzman's blacksmith shop, "Wholesale & Retail Meat Market" (with a horse in front and men sitting on the steps), a building that housed many saloons (most notably Jesse...
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    • [between 1863 and 1869]
    • Black Hawk, flooding

    • View is south on Main Street, Blackhawk, Colorado; shows flat railroad cars and a specially-built track to load out the debris washed down through town by heavy flooding. Flooding was common a occurrence as a result of extensive lumber harvests....
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    • [1895?]
    • 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.
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    • [1921]
    • People and flood / car debris

    • Men and a woman examine an automobile buried in flood debris.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • 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...
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    • [1921]
    • Flood debris in canyon

    • Men and a woman stand by a stream and flood debris.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Marble - 1942

    • View looking east along Main Street in Marble (Gunnison County), Colorado; shows debris in the street from the flood of 1941; Sheep Mountain is in the distance.
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
    • 1942
    • 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.
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    • [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...
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    • [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...
    • Borzago, Joe.
    • [either 1910 or 1914]
    • 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...
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    • [1921]
    • Main Street after the flood of 1893

    • Workmen with shovels and picks on Main Street around 3:45 p.m. as pedestrians watch them clear the street after the flood. The men are wearing hats and workclothes; the onlookers are wearing suits and dresses, two are carrying umbrellas. Main...
    • Thomas, A. M., photographer.
    • 1893
    • 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...
    • Guisinger, Gary.
    • July 26, 1965
    • 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.
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    • [1921]

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