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  • All fields: Colorado.
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    • Gregory Monument dedication

    • $20,000,000.00 in gold." Several other men are in the background watching the groundbreaking.; An older man with a long beard and wearing a suit leans down to turn a shovel full of dirt at the July 23, 1932 dedication of the Gregory Monument in...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mountain City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Gold mining--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Ground breaking ceremonies--Colorado--Mountain City--1930- 1940.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.;...
    • L-271
    • Nevadaville, Colo. 1880

    • (front wagon)and Frank Mayhew (standing alone). Several mines are on the hill in the background, including the California Mine near the top of the hill.; Men pose for a photograph outside the Hubert Mill (also identified as Douglas Mill), Gunnell...
    • Ore-dressing plants--Colorado--Central City--1880-1890.; Central City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Miners--Colorado--Central City--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1870-1890.; Alsebrook, Al.; Alsebrook, Alec.;...
    • K-125
    • Lunch break along the trail Chappie Young, Ken MacKaig, Hugh Griffin, Joe Dekker.

    • , Hugh Griffin, and Joe Dekker, members of the Roundup Riders of the Rockies, rest during a lunch break on a trail ride in Colorado. Chappie (Chapman) Young (in a hat), and Ken MacKaig lie in the grass and Hugh Griffin and Joe Dekker are near a...
    • Roundup Riders of the Rockies (Colo.)--People--1940-1950.; Trail riding--Colorado--1940-1950.; Campfires--Colorado--1940-1950.; Clothing & dress--Colorado--1940-1950.; Organizations--Colorado--1940-1950.; Outdoor cookery--Colorado--1940-1950.; Rest...
    • Z-7280
    • Ski troops parade in "whites" at Camp Hale, Colorado

    • 10th Mountain Division soldiers parade down a street at Camp Hale, Colorado. They are wearing their "whites" the winter camouflage uniforms and carry white skis on their right shoulder as rifles are normally carried while on parade.
    • Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Military parades & ceremonies--Colorado--Camp Hale--1940- 1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--Camp Hale--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • TMD-365
    • Nederland Dam 1938

    • 133,000 cubic feet of reinforced concrete were reportedly used to build the 624-foot dam, which was about 120 feet thick at the base and about 16 feet at the top. The dam was opened 1910. A ridge of mountains is in the distance.; The branches of a...
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Nederland (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dams--Colorado--Nederland--1930-1940.; Hydroelectric power--Colorado--Nederland--1930-1940.
    • K-358
    • Edgewater, Colorado, School

    • 15 boys and four girls pose in two rows, with the teacher behind them, in front of the brick school in Edgewater, Jefferson County, Colorado. Most of the boys wear overalls, and a few wear suits and ties. The girls wear dropped-waist dresses and...
    • Edgewater (Colo.)--1920-1940.; Students--Colorado--Edgewater--1920-1940.
    • X-8094
    • Caribou, Colo. Mines

    • 1870s when rich ore was plentiful in the surrounding hills.; Three women stand on a hillside below the Caribou Mine near Caribou, a mining district in Boulder County, Colorado. A fourth person sits on a tree stump in the right midground. Additional...
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Caribou--1880-1890.; Mine shafts--Colorado--Caribou--1880-1890.; Tailings (Metallurgy)--1880-1890.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Caribou (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Caribou--1880-1890.
    • K-267
    • Gilfillan, John A.

    • 1897. The project was financed by Pennsylvania and New York capitalists. The large portal was near the base of Spencer Mountain and contained two sets of tracks to haul loaded ore cars from mining points to bins near the portal, where the ore could...
    • Mining engineers--Colorado--Eldora--1930-1940.; Eldora (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Cats--Colorado--1930-1940.; Gold mining--Colorado--Eldora--1930-1940.; Pioneers--Colorado--Eldora--1930-1940.; Gilfillan, John A.
    • K-39
    • 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.)
    • X-1855
    • Lettuce field of Sato and Parish, San Luis, Colorado, 1926

    • 1926: Panoramic photo shows lettuce field situated between the farms of Joseph Sato and William S. Parrish near the San Luis State Road, Costilla County, Colo. Truck farmer Joseph Sato is standing middle left and William S. Parrish is on the middle...
    • Parrish, Willam S., 1865.; Sato, Joseph M., 1900-1983.; San Luis Roller Milles (San Luis, Colo.).; J. Kai Photo Studio (Denver, Colo.).; Truck farming--Colorado--San Luis.; Truck farming--Colorado--Costilla County.; Japanese American...
    • XL-6202
    • Early Rent-A-Car Agency on Welton Street

    • 1928 Buicks are lined up along Welton Street at an early Rent-A-Car Agency in Denver Colorado. Shows a trolley tracks, and businesses. Signs read: "Scholtz Mutual Drug Co.," "Moose Building," "Rinote Family Hotel," and the "Rocky Mountain News."
    • Automobile leasing and renting--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Automobiles--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Business districts--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Lease & rental services--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.;...
    • Rh-241
    • Foote-Vicker's house

    • 1929, the Vickers Dude Ranch. Detail shows: projecting three-sided bay window with cornice and decorative brackets, mansard roof with shingles, and two window dormers.; Detail of right side front facade of Foote-Vickers residence, Lake City,...
    • Lake City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Houses--Colorado--Lake City--1960-1970.
    • X-62
    • Berthoud Pass Inn

    • 1939. A sign reading: "60 miles to Denver Bureau of Public Roads" tops a post with another sign reading: "Top of Berthoud Pass Elevation 11,306 Feet." The post is next to a dirt road in the foreground. A small shelter covering a gas pump is in the...
    • Berthoud Pass (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Grand County (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Gasoline pumps--Colorado--Grand County--1910-1930.; Passes (Landforms)--Colorado--Grand County--1910-1930.; Privies--Colorado--Grand...
    • L-399
    • Moffat Railroad - East Portal

    • 26, 1928 when the first passenger train passed through it. (Moffat died in 1911 and thus never saw his dream become a reality.) The tunnel passed under James Peak and eliminated the 27-mile trip up the steep grade of Rollins Pass, effectively ...
    • Railroad tunnels--Colorado--Gilpin County--1950-1960.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Moffat Tunnel (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Passes (Landforms)--Colorado--1950-1960.; Railroads--Colorado--Gilpin County--1950-1960.; Tents--Colorado--Gilpin...
    • K-77
    • Finley Block

    • 27, I.O.O.F. The Hinsdale County Historical Society Museum occupied the building after 1975. Steer grazes on grassy lot next to building; Grassy Mountain, Saint Rose of Lima Church, and Foote-Vickers house are in background.; View of Finley Block,...
    • Lake City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Buildings--Colorado--Lake City--1930-1940.; Business districts--Colorado--Lake City--1930-1940.; Finley, Henry.
    • X-19
    • Doc on doc: Doc Lamb, Osteopath, Doc Gilbert, DVM

    • 'Doc" Howard E. Lamb, an osteopathic surgeon wears a cowboy hat, and has his mouth "examined" by "Doc" Gail Gilbert, a veterinarian, on the concrete steps of a cabin in Colorado. A sign on the cabin reads: "Roundup R[iders] of the Rocki[es.] Lamb...
    • Roundup Riders of the Rockies (Colo.)--People--1940-1950.; Osteopathic physicians--Colorado--1940-1950.; Veterinarians--Colorado--1940-1950.; Physicians--Colorado--1940-1950.; Gilbert, Gail H.; Lamb, Howard E., osteopathic surgeon.
    • Z-7279
    • About Station 2505

    • "About Station 2505, man at left on false beurm [sic]," Eagle or Garfield County, Colorado. Shows the Denver and Rio Grande Western railroad tracks to Glenwood Springs. Colorado River adjacent to tracks.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1920-1930.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1920-1930.; Eagle County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Eagle County--1920-1930.;...
    • GB-8486
    • At Station 2277

    • "At Station 2277, showing Earth and Loose Rock excavation," shows the Denver and Rio Grande Western tracks to Glenwood Springs; "Cut Stations 2274 plus 50 to Station 2280 plus 50," Eagle or Garfield County, Colorado.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1920-1930.; Eagle County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad cuts--Colorado--Eagle County--1920-1930.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Eagle County--1920-1930.
    • GB-8465
    • Borrow pit

    • "Borrow pit at Station 2803 to Station 2806," along the Denver and Rio Grande Western railroad tracks to Glenwood Springs, Eagle or Garfield County, Colorado.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1920-1930.; Eagle County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.
    • GB-7290
    • Boulder City Mills

    • "Boulder City Mills." is lettered on the side of this two-story, gable roofed frame structure in Boulder, Colorado. A smokestack rises from a flat-roofed brick extension; bushes, rocky bank, and Boulder Creek are in the foreground. Topping a hill...
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Mills--Colorado--Boulder--1880-1890.
    • X-11706

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