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    • Main portion of plan of Index Shale Oil Co, De Beque, Colo.

    • View of oil shale processing facilities at the Index Shale Oil Company in De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado; shows storage bins, crusher house, and smokestacks.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • I.O.O.F. Hall, De Beque, Colo.

    • View of the I.O.O.F. Hall No. 125 located at 4th & Curtis Streets, De Beque, Colo. Situated 25 miles east of Grand Junction, the two-story wood frame structure has a decorative cornice and side walls clad in metal sheeting embossed in a coursed...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 2011
    • Harry Brown - Brown Retort

    • Harry Brown poses in an oil shale processing facility at the Index Shale Oil Company in De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado; he poses beside a Brown retort (he is probably the inventor) that consists of a hopper, rotating tanks, and exhaust stacks.
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    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Where the spent shale is discharged

    • A man stands near the oil shale processing facility at the Index Shale Oil Company in De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado, Shows a Brown retort, a conveyor belt elevator for tailings, exhaust stacks, and sheds. The Roan Cliffs are in the distance.
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    • 1922
    • Mt. Logan retort Simplex

    • View of an oil shale processing facility (a retort) near De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado; shows sheds, ore cables, chutes, and pipes on a hillside.
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    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Airplane view of De Beque and vicinity

    • Aerial view of the town of De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado. A bridge extends over the Colorado River that is dotted by several wooded islands. Tracks of the Denver and Rio Grand Western Railroad Company parallel the river. Cliffs of the Roan...
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    • 1924 January 21
    • Oil shale refinery

    • Men examine a retort at an oil shale processing facility at the Index Shale Oil Company in De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado; also shows machinery, pipes, and sheds.
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    • 1922 March 24
    • De Beque, Colorado on Denver & Rio Grande in the Oil Shale Country

    • View of the town of De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado. Shows houses, commercial buildings, fruit orchards, and fields. The Denver and Rio Grand Western Railroad Company depot is near the tracks that parallel the Colorado River. Signs on commercial...
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    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • At the camp above plant of Index Oil Shale Co., De Beque, Colo.

    • Men wear suits, ties, overcoats, and felt hats and stand beside trees outside the Index Oil Shale Company plant in De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado. Shows metal and frame buildings and tall smokestacks. A flag above a building reads "Index." Metal...
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • De Beque, Colorado

    • View of a frame mine building used in oil shale processing in or near De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado. Shows a tailings pile, an oil-stained ravine, a smokestack, and flumes or chutes on a steep slope.
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • 1920 October
    • Index Co., De Beque, Brown retort

    • View of an oil shale processing facility (a retort) near De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado; shows sheds, tanks, men by a cabin, and the Roan Cliffs.
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    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Mt. Logan Oil Shale Mining & Ref'g Co.

    • Men, employees of the Mt. Logan Oil Shale Mining and Refining Company, pose in a rock cave near De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado; a brass bed, shelves, and calendars are on the wall. One man smokes a pipe.
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    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • D. B. H. S. Class of 1913

    • Photomontage of the members of a De Beque High School graduating class in De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado. The boys wear suits and ties and the girls wear blouses or dresses.
    • Garrison, Ola Anfenson.
    • 1913
    • DeBeque

    • View of oil shale processing facilities at the Index Shale Oil Company in De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado; also shows a retort with machinery, pipes, and sheds.
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    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Brown Retort

    • Men examine a Brown retort under construction at an oil shale processing facility at the Index Shale Oil Company in De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado; part of the retort is in a shed.
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    • [between 1920 and 1922?]
    • Ola Garrison in her DeBeque [sic] studio

    • Ola Garrison poses in her studio in De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado. A woodstove and a chair made of elk horns are nearby.
    • Garrison, Ola Anfenson.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Rifle - De Beque Oil & Gas Co.

    • View of the De Beque Oil and Gas Company in Rifle (Garfield County), Colorado; equipment includes derricks, sheds, pipe sections, and furnaces.
    • Garrison, Ola Anfenson.
    • 1916, March 18
    • DeBeque [sic] Colorado McDowell Hotel

    • Men and women pose on the porch of the Hotel McDowell in De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado. A horse-drawn carriage is parked nearby.
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Wagon train in front of a store

    • Men pose near and on horse-drawn wagons parked on a street in De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado. Signs on nearby buildings read: "Grant Bales Bargain Store" and "R. W. Ostrom Merc. Co."
    • Garrison, Ola Anfenson.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • American Shale Refining Co.

    • View of the American Shale Refining Company plant site near De Beque on Conn Creek in Garfield County, Colorado. Shows one-story houses with gabled roofs and tar paper siding. Identical buildings, possibly boarding houses or dormitories, an...
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    • [1920 August]
    • DeBeque looking north up Roan Creek

    • Aerial view of the town of De Beque (DeBeque) in Mesa County, Colorado. Roan Creek meanders through the wide valley. The Roan Cliffs and South Shale Ridge are in the distance.
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    • [between 1930 and 1960?]
    • Butcher shops interiors

    • Men and women stand in a butcher shop in De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado. A scale hangs from the ceiling and a poster on the wall reads: "Swill's Collosuct."
    • Garrison, Ola Anfenson.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Bridge over Colo. River

    • View of a bridge over the Colorado River near De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado. A horse-drawn buggy, pedestrian, and a woman with a bicycle are on the bridge.
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Restaurant

    • A man and woman pose in a restaurant in De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado. Stools are near a wooden bar. Posters and advertisements on the wall read: "Quality Sells Exports Cigar 5 [cents]," "The DeBeque New Era," "4th of July [...] Grand Ball In...
    • Garrison, Ola Anfenson.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • DeBeque [sic]

    • Men and women stand in a street in De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado. Automobiles are parked in the street. Signs on the buildings and cars read: "Real Estate," "Haynes," and "AAA and U. S. Govt. Pathfinder 40."
    • Garrison, Ola Anfenson.
    • [between 1915 and 1930?]
    • Unid.

    • Overlook view of De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado. Shows houses, log cabins, barns, fences, and cultivated fields.
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • D & R G depot

    • View of the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad train depot in De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado. Sign reads "Western Union Telegraph Office."
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • DeBeque [sic], Colorado

    • View of an orchard near De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado.
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • DeBeque [sic], Colo. natural cement mound

    • A man stands on a mound rock formation near De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado. Other rock formations are nearby.
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Turbines

    • View of turbines in a shelter, with metal tubing connecting the engines, at the Index Shale Oil Company, in De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • DeBeque [sic], Colo.

    • Men stand by a lake near De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado. Women and children sit in horse-drawn buggies nearby.
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Western slope ranch

    • View of a ranch near De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado. A house and utility buildings are in the distance.
    • Garrison, Ola Anfenson.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • A Mountain of shale on Conn Creek near De Beque

    • Men, probably miners, stand and pose beside canvas tents near sagebrush and a barbed wire fence near De Beque and Conn Creek in Garfield County, Colorado. Shows layers of shale on a mesa.
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    • [between 1910 and 1918?]
    • Shale photographs - taken at Debeque [sic]

    • View of a street in De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado; shows storefronts, automobiles, and a stucco building with a mission style pediment and tile roof. Signs read: "The Independent Lumber Co.," "Vacuum Cup;" a United States flag is on a building,...
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • 1920 October
    • Plant of the Index Shale Oil Co., De Beque, Colo.

    • View of the Index Shale Oil Company retort near De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado; cliffs of Mount Blaine (Mount Index) are behind sheds, pipes, and tanks.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]

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