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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:...
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Street railroads--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • [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...
    • Englewood (Colo.)--1920-1940.; Floods--Colorado--Englewood--1920-1940.
    • [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...
    • Englewood (Colo.)--1920-1940.; Floods--Colorado--Englewood--1920-1940.
    • [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.
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1890-1900.; White River (Colo. and Utah)--1890-1900.; Floods--Colorado--Meeker--1890-1900.
    • 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...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Floods--Colorado--Blackhawk--1910-1920.; Streets--Colorado--Blackhawk--1910-1920.
    • [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
    • 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...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Business districts--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.
    • 1921
    • 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...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Business districts--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.
    • 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.
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Floods--Colorado--Boulder--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Boulder--1890-1900.
    • 1894
    • This view shows the flooded St. Vrain River near Lyons, Colo.

    • View of floods waters of the St. Vrain River, just outside Lyons, Colorado, shows ruins of wood frame buildings floating in the moving water.
    • Lyons (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Floods--Colorado--Lyons--1890-1900.; St. Vrain River (Colo.)
    • 1894
    • Cherry Creek at time of flood Blake St. Denver

    • A man stands on the edge of Cherry Creek as it floods Blake Street in Denver, Colorado. A building is nearby.
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streams--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • 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
    • 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".
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • 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
    • 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.
    • Englewood (Colo.)--1920-1940.; Floods--Colorado--Englewood--1920-1940.
    • [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...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Railroad freight cars--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.
    • [1921]
    • 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
    • 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...
    • Union Station (Denver, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Automobiles--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Railroad Stations--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • 1933 August 4
    • Cherry creek

    • Young women wade through Cherry Creek flood waters in Denver, Colorado. The flood was caused by the failure of the Castlewood Dam.
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Wading--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • 1933
    • High water Illinois River Valley City

    • View of the flooded Illinois River at Valley City, Illinois. Locomotives make their way across the water on a bridge.
    • Illinois River (Ill.)--1910-1920.; Valley City (Ill.)--1910-1920.; Floods--Illinois--Valley City--1910-1920.; Railroads--Illinois--Valley City--1910-1920.; Rivers--Illinois--Valley City--1910-1920.
    • [1913]
    • Overland neighborhood flood damage

    • View of South Platte River flood damage in the Overland neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows debris, a frame house, and men working.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Overland (Denver, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • 1965 June 17
    • Old flood

    • View of Cherry Creek flood damage in Denver, Colorado; shows businesses, streets, and water.
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Streams--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.
    • 1899
    • Mud deposit at Union Depot, B St. and Victoria Ave.

    • A crew cleans up mud and debris from the Arkansas River flood outside the Union Depot in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Shows a cleared path in the mud and men work in the rail yard.
    • Ridgway, Arthur Osbourne, 1870-1953.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--Disasters--1920-1930.; Union Depot (Pueblo, Colo.)--Disasters--1920-1930.; Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.;...
    • 1921 June
    • Looking N.E., Nuckolls Packing plant on right, D.&R.G.W. Number 3 on left, A.T. & S.F....

    • Piles of new lumber and a hand cart are beside washed out railroad tracks, overturned Denver and Rio Grande Western passenger cars identified as train number 3, and a wrecked freight car near the Nuckolls Packing Company building in Pueblo (Pueblo...
    • Ridgway, Arthur Osbourne, 1870-1953.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--Disasters--1920-1930.; Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Lumber--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.;...
    • 1921 June
    • Driving D. & R.G. bridge across Beaver Creek at Beaver, Colo.

    • Men stand beside a construction pile driver at the edge of a washed out Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad bridge on Beaver Creek in Beaver (Fremont County), Colorado. The bridge was damaged in a flood.
    • Ridgway, Arthur Osbourne, 1870-1953.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--Disasters--1920-1930.; Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Beaver Creek (Teller County and Fremont County, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Beaver--1920-1930.;...
    • 1921 June
    • 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...
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--1910-1920.; Blackhawk (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Blackhawk--1910-1920.; Digging--Colorado--Blackhawk--1910-1920.; Floods--Colorado--Blackhawk--1910-1920.;...
    • [1910?]
    • View of the Arkansas River from power house Victoria St. bridge at the right.

    • View of the Arkansas River channel after the flood in Pueblo, Colorado. Automobiles are parked near mud covered railroad tracks and the edge of the river. Men repair the Victoria Street bridge which sustained flood damage. On the far side of the...
    • Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Automobiles--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Bridges--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Building failures--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Channels--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Commercial...
    • [1921 June]
    • Army tank used in clearing up wreckage

    • An army tank used in cleaning up wreckage caused by a flood sits in dried mud in a street in Pueblo, Colorado. Shows a cable and piles of downed utility poles. An overturned railroad freight car and commercial buildings are in the distance. A sign...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Tanks (Military science)--American--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.
    • [1921]
    • Looking W. from top of flour mill. No. 125

    • Freight cars and a frame railroad shed are surrounded by flood water in Boulder, Colorado. People stand on the washed out street ends at both sides of the floodplain. A frame dwelling among trees has been dislodged from its foundation, and a...
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Floods--Colorado--Boulder--1890-1900.
    • 1894
    • Cherry Creek flood damage Castlewood Dam disaster

    • Men use shovels to clear mud from the Cherry Creek flood after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break in Denver, Colorado. Teenage boys look on; storefront signs read: "Coca Cola," "Patterson's Eggs," and "233."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Mercantile facilities--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Mud--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Ruins--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • 1933 August
    • Castlewood Dam break Speer Blvd at 8th

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood at 8th (Eighth) Avenue and Speer Boulevard in Denver, Colorado. A car is in the foreground; spectators watch by the Nurses Home and County Hospital (Denver General Hospital) in the background.
    • Denver General Hospital--Buildings--1930-1940.; Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Bridges--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.;...
    • 1933 August 3
    • Mud deposit, track side, Union Depot, W. end

    • A crew cleans up mud and debris from the Arkansas River flood outside the Union Depot in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Men use shovels and carts to clear railroad tracks. A sign reads: "American Railway Express" outside the passenger platform.
    • Ridgway, Arthur Osbourne, 1870-1953.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--Disasters--1920-1930.; Union Depot (Pueblo, Colo.)--Disasters--1920-1930.; Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.;...
    • 1921 June
    • D.& R.G.W. train #3 and Mo. Pac. #14 from roof of Nuckolls Packing plant, river upper right

    • View of washed out tracks, overturned Denver and Rio Grande Western passenger train number 3, Missouri Pacific Railroad Company train number 14, and standing water from the flooded Arkansas River in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Shows scattered...
    • Ridgway, Arthur Osbourne, 1870-1953.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--Disasters--1920-1930.; Missouri Pacific Railroad Company--Disasters--1920-1930.; Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.;...
    • 1921 June
    • D. & R.G. main line near Carlile looking west

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks washed out by the Arkansas River at Hobson (Carlile or Carlisle, Pueblo County), Colorado. Shows flood debris and mud.
    • Ridgway, Arthur Osbourne, 1870-1953.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--Disasters--1920-1930.; Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Hobson (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Debris--Colorado--Hobson--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Hobson--1920-1930.;...
    • 1921 June
    • Union Depot from Northwest

    • Flood damage in Pueblo, Colorado, consists of a passenger car, a corrugated roof, trunks, and railroad trucks piled beside train tracks. People walk nearby, and the depot is in the background.
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.
    • 1921
    • Looking west across lower Peppersauce from Grand Ave.

    • View from Grand Avenue of flood devastated Pepper Sauce Bottoms, an area along the Arkansas River in Pueblo, Colorado. Two men work beside a brick commercial building. A sign on the building reads: "Pueblo Maid." Debris and rubble and water damaged...
    • Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Building failures--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Debris--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Houses--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Maintenance &...
    • [1921 June]
    • 6 army tanks hauling box car out of street in front of Union Depot

    • Army tanks hooked in tandem pull a railroad boxcar out of a mud covered street after a flood in Pueblo, Colorado. Commercial buildings are in the distance. Signs read: "Silver State Hotel Furnished Rooms 25 cents and 50 cents" and "The Rocky...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Hotels--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Mud--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Streets--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Tanks (Military...
    • [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]
    • 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]
    • Flood

    • View of Valley City, Illinois during a flood of the Illinois River.
    • Illinois River (Ill.)--1910-1920.; Valley City (Ill.)--1910-1920.; Floods--Illinois--Valley City--1910-1920.; Houses--Illinois--Valley City--1910-1920.; Rivers--Illinois--Valley City--1910-1920.
    • [1913]
    • First Ave., Lafayette & Speer Blvd.

    • View of Cherry Creek flood damage in Denver, Colorado; shows drainage pipes, retaining walls, washed out stream banks, a steel bridge, people, and houses in the Country Club neighborhood.
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Country Club (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Retaining walls--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.;...
    • [1912 July 14]
    • Flood scene, Union Depot, Pueblo, June 6-1921

    • View of damage from the Arkansas River flood at the Union Depot rail yard in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Denver and Rio Grande Western passenger cars are near the passenger platform. Damaged cars are turned over and logs and lumber is...
    • Ridgway, Arthur Osbourne, 1870-1953.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--Disasters--1920-1930.; Union Depot (Pueblo, Colo.)--Disasters--1920-1930.; Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.;...
    • 1921 June 6
    • A.T.& S.F. single track bridge over river near Santa Fe Avenue

    • View of an Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad bridge over the Arkansas River in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Shows flood water, debris and a wrecked concrete wall under the bridge.
    • Ridgway, Arthur Osbourne, 1870-1953.; Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company--Disasters--1920-1930.; Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Debris--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.;...
    • 1921 June
    • D. & R.G. main line, looking west from east switch at Carlile

    • View of debris and mud from a flood, and damaged Denver and Rio Grande Western railroad tracks at a curve near Hobson (Carlisle or Carlile) in Pueblo County, Colorado.
    • Ridgway, Arthur Osbourne, 1870-1953.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--Disasters--1920-1930.; Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Hobson (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Debris--Colorado--Hobson--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Hobson--1920-1930.;...
    • 1921 June
    • Union Ave. looking northeast from C Street

    • A man in a suit and hat stands near flood damaged businesses on Union Avenue after a flood in Pueblo, Colorado. The street is covered with mud and the storefronts are damaged and parts of the buildings have collapsed. Signs on the buildings read:...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Debris--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Mud--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Ruins--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Stores &...
    • [1921 June]
    • Pueblo flood

    • Men with shovels fill wheel barrows with mud that covers railroad tracks after a flood in Pueblo, Colorado. Shows Denver and Rio Grande Western boxcars and gondola cars, some are overturned. Lettering on some of the freight cars reads: "D. & R.G....
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--Disasters--1920-1930.; Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Laborers--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Mud--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Railroad...
    • 1921

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