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    • West half burned 3 days after east half

    • View of two images: top image includes second fire on April 29, 1896, as it streaks across town and an explosion occurs from dynamite stored at El Paso Livery and Stable; lower image includes aftermath from second fire, debris and rubble and...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Explosions--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • X-648
    • Bird's-eye view of Denver from state capitol

    • Views of buildings and landmarks in Denver and Colorado, that are numbered include: 1. Oxford Hotel Office. 2. Robertson-Doll Carriage Co. 3. Colorado Dry Goods Co. 4. Jackson-Smith Photographic Co. 5. Daniels & Fishers. [Caption below image: F.E....
    • Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.
    • Z-1063
    • Only building standing on Bennett Ave. after fire

    • View of two images depicting first fire, April 26, 1896, Cripple Creek, Colorado; top image depicts flames and smoke moving towards Bennett Avenue; large crowds are on boardwalk and horse-drawn wagons and enclosed commercial wagons are on street;...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Buildings--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • X-651
    • M. E. parsonage, Altman, Colo.

    • Five views of the Methodist parsonages in Altman, Colorado, include; upper left corner image: the first parsonage located between Altman and Independence. A small lean-to shack with an open entry door and a four pane window. Upper right image: a...
    • Pingree, H. M.--Homes and haunts--1880-1890.; Altman (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Religious dwellings--Colorado--Altman--1880-1890.
    • X-6521
    • Cripple Creek railroad station

    • Cirkut style image of Florence and Cripple Creek railroad station, Cripple Creek, Colorado; crowd of people stand on boardwalk or platform behind the station; main center image includes engine with passenger cars and Pullman sleeper pulled into...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • X-741
    • Mountain City, Colorado

    • Image of Mountain City, Colorado, in a winter scene that shows the hillside and the gulch filled with houses and several mines. The road that leads to the town of Blackhawk is in the center of the picture. The mountains on the left side of the...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Mountain City (Colo.)--1880-1890.
    • X-2595
    • Gold Coin Club

    • Composite interior and exterior views of four images of Gold Coin Club, 413 West Diamond, Victor, Colorado. The club house (rebuilt after August 1899 fire & formally opened March 5, 1900) was built by Wood Investment Company for Gold Coin mine...
    • Victor (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Clubs--Colorado--Victor--1900-1910.; Gold mining--Colorado--Teller County--1900-1910.; Interiors.; Gold Coin Club (Victor, Colo.); Woods Investment Co.
    • X-516
    • Clark, Gruber & Co. Bank & Mint, Denver, Colo.

    • View of the Clark, Gruber & Co. building, ca. 1860-1863. On January 18, 1860, the Denver Town Company deeded three lots in Denver City to Clark, Gruber & Company for $600. The company built a two-story brick bank and mint on the corner of McGaa...
    • Clark, Gruber & Co. (Denver, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Mints--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Banks--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Financial facilities--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Clark, Gruber & Co. (Denver,...
    • XL-6199
    • Under fire, fresh shell holes

    • A group of about twenty-five Tenth Mountain Division soldiers are under fire in this image taken during the Italian Campaign. The men are in an open grassy field and are either crouched in the grass or bent over looking at the ground. White smoke...
    • Battlefields--Italy--1940-1950.; Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • TMD-520
    • Kemp Cabin just completed 1893

    • The Kemp family log cabin is framed by a circle in this image taken when the cabin was first completed in 1893 near Eldora in Boulder County, Colorado. Photographer Donald C. Kemp's father John H. Kemp was a mine operator in Central City in Gilpin...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975--Homes & haunts--Colorado--Eldora--1890-1900.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Eldora (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Log cabins--Colorado--Eldora--1890-1900.
    • K-324
    • Panoramic view of the mountains at Frisco

    • A panorama of Frisco, Colorado, includes the mountains that surround the town. Caption under the image reads: "Panoramic view of the mountains at Frisco. From left to right is Peak One, Victoria, Royal, Wichita, Chief, Little Buffalo and Buffalo...
    • Frisco (Colo.)--1900-1910.
    • X-8551
    • Cliff House

    • View in Manitou Springs, Colorado, looking north, probably from the Barker House. In the foreground is the Manitou Springs Pavilion, a cross gabled frame structure with a cupola, a rusticated knee-high stone foundation and fancy woodwork in the...
    • Wheeler, Jerome--Homes & haunts.; Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Houses--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1880-1890.; Resorts--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1880-1890.; Cliff House (Manitou Springs, Colo.)--1880-1890.
    • X-1632
    • Saloon, Georgetown, Colorado

    • Interior view of a saloon in Georgetown, Colorado. The dark wood bar with carved arches and columns is viewed diagonally; the bartender behind the bar wears a vest, a white shirt with a high collar, a tie, and a handlebar moustache; he holds a...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1880-1910.; Bars--Colorado--Georgetown--1880-1910.; Interiors.
    • X-1288
    • Snow sheds

    • A snowshed is built over the tracks of the Colorado and Southern Railroad lines over Boreas Pass near Dillon, Colorado. Evergreen trees grow on the slope above the town.
    • Dillon (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Snowsheds--Colorado--Summit County--1900-1910.; Colorado and Southern Railway.; Boreas Pass (Colo.)
    • X-7720
    • The first Weld County Court House built 1883, it stood until 1915.

    • Upper image is of the Weld County Courthouse, in Greeley, Colorado. It is a four story brick edifice with stone trim, a curved mansard roof and dome, dormers and chimneys. Lower image is of people posing on the steps of the courthouse.
    • Greeley (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Courthouses--Colorado--Greeley--1880-1900.
    • X-9010
    • Ouray, Colorado

    • Right image of a panorama view over south Ouray, Ouray County, Colorado, and up Uncompahgre Gorge, includes miners road, Bear Creek Falls, Beaumont Sampling Works and the San Juan Coal, Lumber and Supply Company (later Rice's).
    • Ouray (Colo.)--1900-1910.
    • X-12636
    • Underground drilling with machine drill

    • A miner squats down to operate an air drill called a stoper or a "wiggle tail" in a gold mine in Gilpin County, probably in the 1880s or 1890s. The miner leans against a thick rock wall. Smaller rocks stand in a pile in the dark background. The...
    • Gilpin County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Drilling & boring machinery--1880-1900.; Gold miners--Colorado--Gilpin County--1880-1900.; Gold mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1880-1900.
    • K-175
    • J.B. Sturdevant [sic] (Rocky Mt. Joe) 1898

    • Photographer J. B. Sturtevant, nicknamed "Rocky Mountain Joe," stands near a large camera tripod in front of a studio backdrop painted with a landscape scene. Sturtevant, born in Boston, Massachusetts, became the first regular photographer in...
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Photographers--Colorado--Boulder--1890-1900.; Photographic apparatus & supplies--1890-1900.; Photographic studios--Colorado--Boulder--1890-1900.; Studio props--1890-1900.; Sturtevant, J. Bevier (Joseph Bevier),...
    • K-303
    • Harris Block, Central City buildings

    • View of the Harris block, Central City, Colorado, a two-story, brick building with a bracketed cornice, rectangular windows with sills and decorative mantles, and large rectangular glass windows that are separated by columns topped with...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1880-1910.; Buildings--Colorado--Central City--1880-1910.
    • X-2700

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