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    • D&RGW

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad narrow gauge locomotive #494 (2-8-2) and passenger cars are outside the snowshed on the summit of Marshall Pass in Saguache County, Colorado. The train is a Rocky Mountain Railroad Club excursion special....
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1948 September 18
    • D&RGW

    • Smoke rises from Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive #499 (2-8-2) at a bridge over the South Arkansas River near Maysville (Chaffee County), Colorado. The locomotive has a pilot mounted snowplow. Members of the Rocky Mountain Railroad...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1949 September 25
    • Van Vleet Arabian Ranch gymkana [sic]

    • Members of the Roundup Riders of the Rockies participate in a gymkhana at the L.W. Van Vleet Lazy V V Ranch near Nederland in Boulder County, Colorado. Shows men on horseback in a fenced area near a barn. Men hold brooms and play broom polo. Ranch...
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    • 1949 July
    • CZ meet at Grizzly

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande Western locomotive #601 as it pulls the California Zephyr through Glenwood Canyon, Garfield County, Colorado. Another California Zephyr waits at the Grizzly siding on parallel tracks. The Colorado River and the...
    • Brown, photographer.
    • 1949 Aug. 28
    • D&RGW

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad narrow gauge locomotive #494 (2-8-2), and baggage cars #165 and #163, emerge from the snowshed on the summit of Marshall Pass in Saguache County, Colorado. The train is a Rocky Mountain Railroad Club excursion...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1948 September 18
    • Boettcher School

    • View of Charles Boettcher School (formerly Crippled Children's School) construction at 1900 Downing Street in Denver, Colorado; features a porte cochere and curved driveway. Also shows houses and an industrial fuel tank in the City Park West...
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    • D&RGW 4-8-4 and westbound train #1 at Hanging Bridge

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western locomotive and train #1 passes over Hanging Bridge in Royal Gorge in Fremont County, Colorado. The Arkansas River flanked by vertical granitic walls is near the railroad grade. The Royal Gorge suspension bridge spans...
    • Roach, Otto.
    • 1947 Jun. 1
    • Boettcher School

    • View of Charles Boettcher School students boarding a bus in the City Park West neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; one is a Black (African American) woman.
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    • Boettcher School

    • Interior view of Charles Boettcher School in the City Park West neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows children on a wheelchair ramp.
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    • Boettcher School

    • Interior view of Charles Boettcher School in the City Park West neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; children and a teacher read. One boy is in a wheelchair.
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    • Boettcher School - Miss Eva Whisler - cafeteria

    • Interior view of Charles Boettcher School cafeteria in the City Park West neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; Eva Whisler talks to children. Another woman is behind a lunch counter.
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    • Boettcher School

    • Interior view of Charles Boettcher School in the City Park West neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows children. A boy pushes a girl (with flowers) in a wheelchair.
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    • 1940 July
    • Boettcher School

    • Interior view of Charles Boettcher School in the City Park West neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows children on beds and in a wheelchair.
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    • 1940 July
    • Ski trooper

    • A ski trooper from the 15th Infantry Regiment poses in test equipment at Paradise on Mount Rainier in Pierce County, Washington. The soldier has a cartridge belt and holds a rifle and wears a loose fitting jump-suit with a hood, and booties tied...
    • United States. Army. Air Corps. Photographic Squadron, 1st.
    • 1941
    • Up Virginia Canyon from Idaho Springs heading toward Central City

    • Members of the Roundup Riders of the Rockies ride horseback on the dirt road in Virginia Canyon between Idaho Springs (Clear Creek County) and Central City, Colorado. Shows a log and stone retaining wall, a dry creek bed and discarded and weathered...
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    • 1948 July
    • Cutting gauze at Colorado General Hospital

    • A Work Projects Administration (W.P.A) worker uses a power saw to cut gauze into strips in a room at Colorado General Hospital, University of Colorado Medical Center in Denver, Colorado. The man wears a white shirt and has his sleeves rolled up to...
    • Parker, Tom, photographer.
    • 1942 September
    • Leadville, Harrison Avenue

    • This view looking north on Harrison Avenue in Leadville, Colorado includes a portion of old Lake County Courthouse after the July fire. Construction men work to brace the remaining structure. Landmark buildings include the American National Bank,...
    • Fisher, Theodore.
    • [1942]
    • 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]
    • Limestone quarry near Monarch D&RG

    • View of the Colorado Fuel & Iron mine at Monarch Pass in Chaffee County, Colorado; shows shaft house, sheds, tailings, and Denver and Rio Grande railroad tracks with cars full of ore.
    • Kennedy, Frank A.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Denver Fire Dept clown band

    • Firemen pose in costumes and hold trombones in Denver, Colorado. Outfits include top hats, face paint, duck feet, and a British officer's helmet. Characters are a flapper, Keystone Cop, and blackface. Bass drum reads: "Denver Fire Department."
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    • [between 1940 and 1945?]
    • West Port[al] CD cable car & electronics

    • Men pose by cable driven cars inside the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • James Peak from American City

    • James Peak, on the border of Gilpin, Grand and Clear Creek counties in Colorado, stands in the distance with patches of snow in this view from American City, west of Apex in Gilpin County. A log cabin is in the right midground. Tall pine trees...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [1945?]
    • First CZ meet, Grizzly

    • Two California Zephyr express trains meet at a railroad siding (Grizzly) in Garfield County, Colorado, beside the Colorado River. The Denver and Rio Grande Western locomotives and passenger cars travel in opposite directions on parallel tracks....
    • Roach, Otto.
    • 1949 Mar. 21
    • D&RGW

    • Smoke rises from Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad narrow gauge locomotive #494 (2-8-2), with baggage cars #165 and #163, on Marshall Pass in Saguache County, Colorado. The train is a Rocky Mountain Railroad Club excursion special. Shows the...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1948 September 18
    • Eldora - Kemp Cabin Int. 1947

    • The interior of the Kemp family cabin near Eldora in Boulder County, Colorado, is decorated for the winter holidays. A Christmas tree stands on a table in the right background near a window frame decorated with garlands. A large wood-burning stove...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [1947?]
    • D&RGW

    • Smoke rises from Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad narrow gauge locomotive #494 (2-8-2) on the Taylor River bridge in Almont (Gunnison County), Colorado. Shows the Taylor River beneath the steel bridge. The train is a Rocky Mountain Railroad...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1948 September 18
    • Eldora - Kemp Cabin Int. 1947

    • The interior of the Kemp family cabin near Eldora in Boulder County, Colorado, is decorated for the winter holidays. A Christmas tree stands on a table in the right background near a window frame decorated with garlands. A large wood-burning stove...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [1947?]
    • American City. 1945 (Colo.)

    • James Peak, on the border of Gilpin, Grand and Clear Creek counties in Colorado, stands in the distance with patches of snow on it in this view from American City, west of Apex in Gilpin County. A log cabin is in the right midground. Tall pine...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [1945?]
    • D&RGW

    • Smoke rises from Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive #483 (2-8-2) with spreader snow plow "OU" and locomotive #487 (2-8-2) at Cumbres (Conejos County), Colorado. The locomotive and plow are obscured by deep snow. Shows the frame...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1949 January 21
    • Fairplay, Colo.

    • View of Fairplay (Park County), Colorado. Buildings include the Sheldon Jackson Memorial Church (Presbyterian) and the Park County Courthouse. Automobiles are parked on the streets. Signs read: "[Park] County Republican" and "Conoco".
    • Fick, William L.
    • [1940]
    • Red Rocks chamber music

    • View of a concert by the Denver Chamber Music Society at Red Rocks Park near Morrison in Jefferson County, Colorado. The musicians sit or stand on a wooden platform nestled in the rocks. Men and women play string instruments, one man plays a...
    • Prather, Winter.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Mayor Stapleton at microphone, Gov. Vivian seated behind mayor

    • African American and white men and women stand and sit by Mayor Benjamin Stapleton and Governor John Vivian at an armed forces service center in Denver, Colorado. They stand by United States flags and bass drums with letters: "Forty & Eight Drum...
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    • [between 1943 and 1945?]
    • Boettcher School

    • View of Charles Boettcher School (formerly Crippled Children's School) construction at 1900 Downing Street in Denver, Colorado; features a porte cochere and curved driveway. Also shows houses in the City Park West neighborhood.
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    • Denver & Intermountain Railway

    • Denver & Intermountain Railway locomotives 1110 and 1109 leave the Denver Tramway Company shop at West 39th (Thirty Ninth) Avenue at Utica Street, in the Berkeley neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. A sedan automobile is to the side.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1945 October 19
    • Denver Union Depot and some umbrella sheds

    • View of the Union Pacific "City of Denver" and the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad "Denver Zephyr" trains, umbrella sheds and passenger platforms at Union Station in Denver, Colorado. The railroad depot is a rusticated stone building. The...
    • Schick, Joseph.
    • 1941 March 24
    • Denver & Intermountain Railway

    • Denver & Intermountain Railway locomotives 1110 and 1109 (with ore gondola cars) turn a corner in the yard at West 39th (Thirty Ninth) Avenue at Utica Street, in the Berkeley neighborhood of Denver, Colorado.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1945 October 19
    • Harrison Avenue, Leadville 1948

    • This view looking south on Harrison Avenue in Leadville, Colorado includes several landmark buildings. The Hotel Vendome, and the Delaware Hotel, both with mansard roofs, and the American National Bank with tower dome are included. Business signs...
    • Metzger, T. M.
    • 1948
    • Looking North at site of new hanger

    • Construction workers use a windlass to lower a section of pipe into a trench near Denver Municipal Airport (Stapleton International Airport) in Denver, Colorado. A ditch digging machine and an airport hangar are in the distance.
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    • 1940 November 1
    • Surrounding terrain

    • View of the terrain that surrounds the area in which the Sand Creek Massacre took place, November 29 and 30, 1864, in Kiowa County, Colorado; United States troops killed some 200 Native Americans (Cheyenne and Arapaho), two thirds of whom were...
    • Wilcox, Kay.
    • 1942
    • Rollinsville area

    • View of a ranch near Rollinsville (Gilpin County), Colorado. Shows a barn, stable and corrals. Horses, a car and jeep are near the stable. Horses, probably from the Roundup Riders of the Rockies, and a truck are in the corral. A man is in the back...
    • Jackson, Clyde A.
    • 1949 July

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