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    • Group in front of German castle

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody poses with a group of Native Americans and other performers in front of a castle in Heidelberg, Germany, while touring with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Several of the Native American men wear feather...
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--Germany--Heidelberg--1890-1900.; Wild west shows--Germany--Heidelberg--1890-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Ma Whitaker.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1890?]
    • The top going up, Stake drivers at left, Big White at right

    • Men use sledgehammers to drives stakes into the ground for tent setup at Buffalo Bill's Wild Show. A portion of the large tent canopy is raised in the right and left background. Other workers walk through the area that will become the arena....
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Laborers--1900-1910.; Show tents--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Basket

    • Shows a Native American (Apache) cottonwood basket possibly used as a bowl in food preparation. It features a diagonal twined construction with devil's claw and brown natural dye.
    • Apache baskets--1880-1920.; Apache Indians--Arts & crafts--1880-1920.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1920.
    • [between 1880 and 1920]
    • Coke ovens at Cokedale

    • Men work loading and sealing coke ovens at the coal camp of Cokedale (Las Animas County), Colorado. One man stands on top of the ovens, two stand near the arched oven openings. A row of ovens are in the distance. Denver and Rio Grande Western...
    • Coke-ovens--Colorado--Cokedale--1920-1950.; Cokedale (Colo.)--1920-1950.; Coke industry--Colorado--Cokedale--1920-1950.; Laborers--Colorado--Cokedale--1920-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Cokedale--1920-1950.; Railroad freight...
    • [between 1920 and 1947?]
    • Cibola gold washer

    • A man monitors a gold washing machine probably in Colorado. The machine consists of a wheel, belt, pipes and tube. A dog lays nearby.
    • Gold mining--Colorado--1920-1940.; Machinery--Colorado--1920-1940.
    • [between 1920 and 1940?]
    • Rugby, Colo.

    • A group of men pose with raised beer glasses near the Miner's Exchange in Rugby (Las Animas County), Colorado. One man wears a white shirt, apron and probably is the storekeeper. A man standing near the door leans a pair of crutches against his...
    • Rugby (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Buildings--Colorado--Rugby--1890-1910.; Miners--Colorado--Rugby--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Rugby--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Mules at Morley mine south of Trinidad, Colo.

    • A heard of mules eat at a trough and feeding area at Morley, a Colorado Fuel and Iron Company coal camp in Las Animas County, Colorado. Shows a tipple and mine tailings pile. A sign on an industrial building in the distance reads: "Morley Mine,...
    • Morley (Colo.)--1900-1930.; Morley Mine (Las Animas County, Colo.)--1900-1930.; Coal mining--Colorado--Morley--1900-1930.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Morley--1900-1930.; Mules--Colorado--Morley--1900-1930.
    • [between 1907 and 1930?]
    • Mine entrance

    • Rails lead into a mine probably in Las Animas County, Colorado. A coal car sits by the entrance. The sloping side of the hill is reinforced by cut logs.
    • Las Animas County (Colo.)--1880-1910.; Coal mining--Colorado--Las Animas County--1880-1910.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Las Animas County--1880-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Las Animas County--1880-1910.; Retaining walls--Colorado--Las Animas...
    • [between 1880 and 1910?]
    • Sopris coal tipple

    • View of the tipple at the Sopris Mine in the Colorado Fuel and Iron coal camp of Sopris (Las Animas County), Colorado. Shows narrow gauge tracks and coal cars.
    • Colorado Fuel and Iron Company--Buildings--1890-1900.; Sopris (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Sopris Mine (Las Animas County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Coal mining--Colorado--Sopris--1890-1900.; Tipples--Colorado--Sopris--1890-1900.
    • 1893
    • Manitou and vicinity, just from the mountains

    • A group of miners stand with their burros on a dirt road near Manitou, El Paso County, Colorado. One man is mounted on a horse, the others stand nearby. One man holds a gun. The burros are loaded with gear.
    • Manitou (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Donkeys--Colorado--Manitou--1870-1880.; Miners--Colorado--Manitou--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Manitou--1870-1880.; Packtrains--Colorado--Manitou--1870-1880.
    • [1878]
    • Seventeenth St., K.T. Conclave

    • View of 17th (Seventeenth) Avenue in Denver, Colorado, prepared for the Knights Templar Conclave parade. Patriotic bunting and flags hang from the buildings. Flags and the Knights Templar emblem of a cross in a crown hang from the street lamps....
    • Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Commercials streets--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Festive decorations--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • 1913
    • Coal cars

    • Two young miners ride in an electrified or motorized coal car probably in Las Animas County, Colorado. Large lumps of coal are loaded into the coal carts that follow the engine.
    • Coal mining--Colorado--Las Animas County--1900-1930.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Las Animas County--1900-1930.; Miners--Colorado--Las Animas County--1900-1930.; Mining--Colorado--Las Animas County--1900-1930.
    • [between 1900 and 1930?]
    • Miners and train

    • A miner sits on the engine of a train pulling coal carts in a coal mining camp probably in Las Animas County, Colorado. Another man dressed in work clothes stands on the railroad bed nearby. A label on the front of the train reads: "Vulcan Iron...
    • Coal mining--Colorado--1890-1920.; Mine railroads--Colorado--1890-1920.; Railroad employees--Colorado--1890-1920.; Railroad freight cars--Colorado--1890-1920.
    • [between 1890 and 1920?]
    • Coal tipple

    • View of a tipple at an unidentified coal camp possibly in Las Animas County, Colorado. Shows coal cars, elevated narrow-gauge tracks, coal chute, industrial building, houses, and probably a school. Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company and...
    • Coal mining--Colorado--1920-1930.; Mining--Colorado--1920-1930.; Railroad freight cars--Colorado--1920-1930.; Tipples--Colorado--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Mining machinery

    • A group of men stand at the base of a tall wood headframe that extends over a mine shaft possibly in Las Animas County, Colorado. The frame houses mechanical works that serve as a lift for ore cars.
    • Hoisting machinery--Colorado--1900-1930.; Mining--Colorado--1900-1930.
    • [between 1900 and 1930?]
    • Ramey Mine

    • Workmen pose at the base of a hill where they are building an incline track at Ramey mine in Las Animas County, Colorado. Shaped logs lay perpendicular to a low even trench. A few iron rails lay across the logs.
    • Ramey (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Coal mining--Colorado--Ramey--1890-1910.; Inclined railroads--Colorado--Ramey--1890-1910.; Laborers--Colorado--Ramey--1890-1910.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Colorado--Ramey--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Primrose coal miners

    • A large group of miners pose near the mouth of the Primrose Mine in Primrose (Huerfano County), Colorado. The miners wear work clothes including: overalls, pants, suspenders, and coats. Most of the men wear hats with Johnny Lamps and hold picks in...
    • Primrose (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Primrose Mine (Huerfano County, Colo.)--1910-1930.; Coal mining--Colorado--Primrose--1910-1930.; Miners--Colorado--Primrose--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Miners and their families

    • A group of miners and their families pose near a house in a coal camp probably in Las Animas County, Colorado. The men, women, and children are probably Italian. The women and girls wear dresses and aprons. One boy wears dirty work clothes and...
    • Italian Americans--Colorado--Las Animas County--1890-1910.; Las Animas County (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Children--Colorado--Las Animas County--1890-1910.; Coal mining--Colorado--Las Animas County--1890-1910.; Families--Colorado--Las Animas...
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Woman and child in coal camp

    • A woman and child stand on the porch of a house in a mining camp probably in Las Animas County, Colorado. The woman wears a loose fitting calico dress. The boy wears a light colored shirt and cap. The house is made from planks. Screen is tacked to...
    • Las Animas County (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Boys--Colorado--Las Animas County--1890-1910.; Coal mining--Colorado--Las Animas County--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Las Animas County--1890-1910.; Mothers & children--Colorado--Las Animas...
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Coal camp boys

    • Four boys sit on rocks at a coal camp probably in Las Animas County, Colorado. The boys wear overalls, short pants, suspenders, and shirts. Each boy holds a hat in his hands. One boy may be missing a leg.
    • Boys--Colorado--1890-1910.; Coal mining--Colorado--1890-1910.; Handicapped persons--Colorado--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1920?]
    • Coal camp children

    • A group of boys and girls pose on the porch of their home in a coal camp probably in Las Animas County, Colorado. One of the older girls holds a baby in her arms. The other girls stand nearby. One boy wears work overalls and stands near a porch...
    • Children--Colorado--1890-1910.; Coal mining--Colorado--1890-1910.; Infants--Colorado--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Carriage from Stonewall to Trinidad

    • A group of passengers stand outside the J.W. Shouse General Store in Stonewall (Las Animas County), Colorado. A man identified as Jim Ryan sits in the drivers seat of the Trinidad and Stonewall carriage. Women and children sit in the passenger...
    • Stonewall (Las Animas County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Stonewall--1890-1910.; People--Colorado--Stonewall--1890-1910.; Women--Colorado--Stonewall--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1905?]
    • A Woman and her boarders

    • A woman holds a broom and poses with her boarders near a house in a coal camp probably in Las Animas County, Colorado. The woman wears a dress and apron, a man, possibly her husband, holds a baby. Some of the other men hold beer bottles to their...
    • Las Animas County (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Children--Colorado--Las Animas County--1890-1910.; Coal mining--Colorado--Las Animas County--1890-1910.; Lodging houses--Colorado--Las Animas County--1890-1910.; Miners--Colorado--Las Animas...
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Street scene, Rouse Colo.

    • A group of boys in overalls stand at the end of a wide dirt road in the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company coal camp of Rouse (Huerfano County), Colorado. Shows two rows of identical miner's 4-room square clapboard houses with hipped roofs and central...
    • Colorado Fuel and Iron Company--Buildings--1900-1920.; Company towns--Colorado--Rouse--1900-1920.; Rouse (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Rouse--1900-1920.; Coal mining--Colorado--Rouse--1900-1920.;...
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Hezron, Colo

    • View of the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company coal mining camp of Hezron in Huerfano County, Colorado. Shows company houses with hipped-roofs, probably a company store, privies (outhouses), and a barn.
    • Colorado Fuel and Iron Company--Buildings--1900-1920.; Company towns--Colorado--Hezron Camp--1900-1920.; Hezron Camp (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Hezron Camp--1900-1920.; Coal mining--Colorado--Hezron Camp--1900-1920.;...
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Miners and donkey haul beams

    • Three miners stand near a burro that is loaded with wood beams possibly in Las Animas County, Colorado. The beams are milled wood and some are shaped and notched. The men wear work clothes. Some of the miners may be Hispanic or Italian. A dog...
    • Donkeys--Colorado--1880-1900.; Lumber--Colorado--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Pack animals--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Main Street, Lamar, Colo.

    • View of Main Street in Lamar (Prowers County), Colorado. Automobiles and horse drawn wagons are parked near the edges of the wide dirt road. Two story brick structures line the road. Shows the Masonic Temple and Post Office. Signs on businesses...
    • Lamar (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Lamar--1900-1920.
    • [between 1905 and 1920?]
    • Miners on donkeys

    • A group of miners mounted on burros pose on a dirt road possibly in Las Animas County, Colorado. The men may be Hispanic. A burros loaded with mining equipment stands nearby.
    • Donkeys--Colorado--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Pack animals--Colorado--1880-1900.; Riding--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Mining families

    • Mining families pose near their house probably in Las Animas County, Colorado. The families are probably Italian and include men, women, and children. One man wears work overalls the others wear pants with suspenders. The women wear work dresses...
    • Children--Colorado--1890-1910.; Coal mining--Colorado--1890-1910.; Miners--Colorado--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--1890-1910.; Women--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Morley Coal Camp

    • View of the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company coal camp of Morley in Las Animas County, Colorado. The Colorado Supply Company store, camp doctor's office, and company boarding house are housed in a large mission style structure with exposed vigas,...
    • Colorado Fuel and Iron Company--Buildings--1900-1920.; Company towns--Colorado--Morley--1900-1920.; Morley (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Morley--1900-1920.; Coal Mining--Colorado--Morley--1900-1920.;...
    • [between 1907 and 1915?]
    • Unidentified coal camp

    • View of an unidentified coal camp in either Las Animas or Huerfano County, Colorado. Shows miners houses including four-room square duplexes. A large structure, probably a store sits on a hill. The Spanish Peaks are in the distance.
    • Mining camps--Colorado--1890-1910.; Cities & towns--Colorado--1890-1910.; Coal mining--Colorado--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Miner and his wife near a house

    • A miner and his wife stand near a large brick house in a coal camp probably in Las Animas County, Colorado. The two story brick building consists of four apartments. A set of wood steps leads to the second floor. Refuse is scattered in the yard.
    • Apartment houses--Colorado--1890-1920.; Coal mining--Colorado--1890-1920.; Couples--Colorado--1890-1920.; Miners--Colorado--1890-1920.; Mining--Colorado--1890-1920.
    • [between 1890 and 1920?]
    • Starkville train depot

    • Two men stand on the platform of the Starkville train depot in Las Animas County, Colorado. The Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe station is a wood structure with a projecting bay, and is located in the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company coal camp of...
    • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company--Buildings--1890-1910.; Colorado Fuel and Iron Company--Buildings--1890-1910.; Company towns--Colorado--Starkville--1890-1910.; Starkville (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Cities &...
    • [between 1896 and 1910?]
    • Coke ovens at El Moro

    • View of a row of coke-ovens at the coal camp of El Moro (Las Animas County), Colorado. The washer building is in the distance.
    • Coke-ovens--Colorado--El Moro--1870-1900.; El Moro (Colo.)--1870-1900.; Coke industry--Colorado--El Moro--1870-1900.; Mining--Colorado--El Moro--1870-1900.
    • [between 1877 and 1900?]
    • El Moro

    • Men stand on narrow gauge tracks at the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company coal camp of El Moro in Las Animas County, Colorado. A narrow gauge engine and possibly a car associated with track laying are on the tracks. Workers are nearby. Industrial...
    • Colorado Fuel and Iron Company--Buildings--1870-1910.; El Moro (Colo.)--1870-1910.; Coal mining--Colorado--El Moro--1870-1910.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Colorado--El Moro--1870-1910.; Railroad construction workers--Colorado--El...
    • [between 1876 and 1908?]
    • Coke ovens at El Moro

    • Smoke rises over the coke ovens at the coal camp of El Moro (Las Animas County), Colorado. Loose bricks, ladders, and tools are nearby.
    • Coke-ovens--Colorado--El Moro--1870-1900.; Coal mining--Colorado--El Moro--1870-1900.; Coke industry--Colorado--El Moro--1870-1900.
    • [between 1877 and 1900?]
    • Colorado Supply Company delivery wagon

    • A man and two boys sit in a Colorado Supply Company wagon in a coal camp probably in Las Animas County, Colorado. The men wear winter clothes and hats. Two horses are hitched to the wagon which is labeled: "The Colorado Supply Company." Adobe...
    • Colorado Supply Company--Equipment & supplies--1890-1920.; Boys--Colorado--1890-1920.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--1890-1920.; Coal mining--Colorado--1890-1920.; Mining--Colorado--1890-1920.
    • [between 1890 and 1920?]
    • Headframe and shaft house at Boncarbo mine

    • View of a head frame and shaft house at Boncarbo mine in Sarcillo Canyon (Las Animas County), Colorado. The shaft house is constructed from corrugated tin. The headframe is made from iron beams.
    • Boncarbo Mine (Las Animas County, Colo.)--1930-1950.; Sarcillo Canyon (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Coal mining--Colorado--Las Animas County--1930-1950.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Las Animas County--1930-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Las Animas County--1930-1950.
    • [between 1930 and 1950?]
    • Miners on headframe

    • A group of miners pose on the wood headframe of a mine probably in Las Animas County, Colorado. The men wear work clothes, overalls, and caps. A sign on the headframe reads: "Danger."
    • Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Las Animas County--1930-1950.; Miners--Colorado--Las Animas County--1930-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Las Animas County--1930-1950.
    • [between 1930 and 1950?]
    • Headframe and shaft house at Boncarbo mine

    • A man identified as George Hughes poses near a headframe and shaft house at the Boncarbo mine in Sarcillo Canyon (Las Animas County), Colorado. The shaft house is constructed from corrugated tin. The headframe is made of iron beams. Hughes wears a...
    • Boncarbo Mine (Las Animas County, Colo.)--1930-1950.; Sarcillo Canyon (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Coal mining--Colorado--Las Animas County--1930-1950.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Las Animas County--1930-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Las Animas...
    • [between 1930 and 1950?]
    • Coke ovens during construction

    • View of coke ovens in an unidentified coal camp possibly in Las Animas County, Colorado. The ovens are under construction and are made from local stone shaped into roughly square blocks. The ovens consist of two stone walls and two rows of circular...
    • Coal mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Coke industry--Colorado--1880-1900.; Coke ovens--Colorado--1880-1900.; Construction--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]

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