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    • Cherry Creek flood at 4

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break; shows torrents of muddy water. West Denver High School is in the background.
    • Ford Optical Company.
    • 1933 Aug. 3
    • WPA workers in Coal Creek Canyon

    • Works Progress Administration (WPA) workers in overalls or jeans, gloves, and hats hold shovels and walk in the flood damaged creek bed in Coal Creek Canyon (Jefferson County), Colorado. Shows flood debris, sand and the eroded edges of Coal Creek.
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    • 1938 Sept. 6
    • Camp Hale construction

    • View of roads, Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks, the Eagle River, and buildings in Pando (Eagle County), Colorado during construction at Camp Hale. Shows flood water near the river in the valley.
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    • [1942 between April and November]
    • 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
    • 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...
    • Kilgore, Will A.
    • 1894 June 2
    • Pueblo flood

    • View of reconstruction of the railroad platforms after a devastating flood at Union Depot in Pueblo, Colorado. Men work cleaning up debris. New lumber and pipe are piled at the work site. A steam shovel lifts dirt. Twisted and destroyed railroad...
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    • 1921
    • Flood 1930's

    • View of the flooding Purgatoire River, Trinidad, Colorado; shows Commercial Street under water. The Adelphia Hotel is sumberged to its foundation, and water creates spray as it passes through obstacles. Sign reads: "The Hausman Drug Co. River-side...
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    • [between 1930 and 1939?]
    • Flood 1930's

    • View of the flooding Purgatoire River, Trinidad, Colorado. Rail tracks and ties hang over a cataract of muddy water; tree stumps and other debris are half submerged and a warehouse is at the edge of the embankment. Buildings in the background...
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    • [between 1930 and 1939?]
    • 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?]
    • Flood 1920's

    • View of a half submerged automobile in the flooding Purgatoire River, Trinidad, Colorado. Water reaches to just below the open windows and the angle of the vehicle affords a look at the upholstry. A field behind the car is also under water. A...
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    • [between 1920 and 1929?]
    • Flood 1920's.

    • View of the flooding Purgatoire River, Trinidad, Colorado with crowds of spectators lining the Commercial Street bridge. The bridge has stone balustrade and two cast iron lamps with white glass spherical globes on each of the four arms. Muddy river...
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    • [between 1920 and 1929?]
    • River that flooded A. T. & S. F. tracks & depot, Trinidad, Colo.

    • View of the flooding Purgatoire River, Trinidad, Colorado with crowds of spectators lining the Commercial Street bridge. The bridge has stone balustrade and five cast iron lamps with white glass spherical globes on each of the four arms. Muddy...
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    • [between 1920 and 1929?]
    • Trinidad, Colo. river at flood stage

    • View of the flooding Purgatoire River, Trinidad, Colorado with crowds of spectators lining the Commercial Street bridge. The bridge has stone balustrade and two cast iron lamps with white glass spherical globes on each of the four arms. Muddy river...
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    • [between 1920 and 1929?]
    • 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...
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    • 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...
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    • September, 1904
    • 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...
    • Allen, A. R.
    • 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...
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    • 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...
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    • September, 1904
    • 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.
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    • Sept. 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...
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    • September, 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...
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    • Sept. 1904
    • Cornet Creek flood

    • Mud and debris with damaged wood frame structures brought down by the Cornet Creek flood on July 27, 1914, Telluride, Colorado.
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    • 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,...
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    • July 1914
    • St. Rose of Lima School

    • View of South Platte River flood damage in the Athmar Park neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows playground equipment at the Saint Rose of Lima School.
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    • [1965 June]
    • St. Rose of Lima School

    • View of South Platte River flood damage in the Athmar Park neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows the Saint Rose of Lima School, water, and people working.
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    • [1965 June]
    • Desks from St. Rose of Lima School

    • View of South Platte River flood damage in the Athmar Park neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows desks and chairs from the Saint Rose of Lima school, mud, water, and a boy.
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    • [1965 June]
    • St. Rose of Lima Convent and school

    • View of South Platte River flood damage in the Athmar Park neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows trucks, debris, and a building with cornerstone: "Saint Rose of Lima Convent Marian Year 1954."
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    • [1965 June]
    • St. Rose of Lima

    • View of South Platte River flood damage in the Athmar Park neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows the Saint Rose of Lima Church with water and mud marks.
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    • [1965 June]
    • Barker Meadow

    • View of a flooded Boulder Creek on the Hannah Barker ranch near Nederland, Boulder County, Colorado, before the dam was built.
    • Ives.
    • [between 1900 and 1907?]
    • 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.
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
    • [between 1933 and 1967]
    • Placerville flood

    • View of the swollen San Miguel River, Placerville, San Miguel County, Colorado, shows a frame residence with a screened porch and a gabled window awning.
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    • [1909]
    • Butterfly Mill

    • View of the Butterfly Mill after the flood of Trout Lake near Ophir, (San Miguel County), Colorado.
    • Walker Art Studio.
    • [between 1934 and 1941]
    • On the St. Charles

    • View of the Saint Charles River near Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado; washed out banks and a fallen tree are by sand bars.
    • Regnier, L. D.
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    • Trout Lake Dam flood

    • The tracks of the Rio Grande Southern Railroad are washed out after the Trout Lake Dam break of 1909 in San Miguel County, Colorado. Shows the San Miguel River and utility poles.
    • Byers, Joseph E.
    • 1909 September 5
    • Flood scene at Alamosa looking north from main highway bridge

    • Floodwaters of the Rio Grande River threaten Alamosa, Colorado, near the old Highway 160 bridge. Two men holding shovels sit on sawhorses along a levee built of sandbags and wooden planks. Powerline poles are along the edge of the river. Board and...
    • Wilhelius.
    • 1927
    • 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?]
    • Portland Cement Co.'s tram viaduct, Portland

    • View of the flooded Arkansas River under a Portland Cement Company tram viaduct in Portland (Fremont County), Colorado. Shows debris caught on steel viaduct supports.
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    • 1921 June
    • Great flood, Pueblo, Colo., June 3rd '21, Union Station

    • The intersection of B Street and Victoria Avenue is under flood water from the Arkansas River in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Shows water in the entrance to the stone Union Depot building, submerged telephone poles and a "St. Louis...
    • Rose, Charles E.
    • 1921 June 3
    • Union Depot from Union Ave. viaduct looking north-east

    • People stand under the roof at the stone Union Depot in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Shows a Denver and Rio Grande freight car, a locomotive, and passenger cars with roof damage from the Arkansas River flood.
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    • 1921 June
    • 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.
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    • 1921 June
    • Wreck at Union Depot, June 3 1921, Pueblo, Colo.

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western freight cars are wrecked on mud covered tracks at Union Depot in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Shows mud and water from the Arkansas River flood. Passenger cars and the brick "Reed Bros. Eclipse Garage" are in the...
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    • 1921 June
    • Front of Union Depot, June 3rd 1921, Pueblo, Colo.

    • View of wrecked freight cars and mud covered tracks from the flooded Arkansas River at Union Depot in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Shows debris, lumber and overturned railroad cars.
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    • 1921 June 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.
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    • 1921 June
    • Great flood, Pueblo, Colo., June 3rd '21, Union Station

    • View of lumber and debris near the intersection of B Street and Victoria Avenue in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Shows water in the entrance to the stone Union Depot building and submerged telephone poles and trees.
    • Rose, Charles E.
    • 1921 June 3
    • West end of passenger depot

    • Men stand outside the Union Depot in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. One man wears a badge. Shows water, mud and debris on the ground, and a flood damaged passenger car wrecked beside the stone depot. Probably a cleaning crew works on mud covered...
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    • 1921 June
    • 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...
    • Steele, F. M.
    • 1921 June 6
    • Interior Union Depot showing water lines, June 3, 1921, Pueblo, Colo.

    • Interior view of a waiting room at the flooded Union Depot in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Arkansas River flood water and mud are on the floor of a room with benches and probably a ticket counter. Shows a stuffed mule deer on a table above the...
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    • 1921 June 3

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