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    • Trestles, thousands of tons of man-made steel

    • Exterior view of Colorado Fuel and Iron Company, Pueblo, Colorado, a steel and iron manufacturing plant with elevated railroad track or steel trestle, blast furnace, stove, and smokestack.
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1950-1970.; Steel industry--Colorado--Pueblo--1950-1970.; Colorado Fuel and Iron Company.
    • [between 1950 and 1970?]
    • Firemen probe the crumbled walls of the Paris Theater, 76 Knox Court

    • Night view of the Paris Art Theater at 76 Knox Court in Denver, Colorado, after an explosion; shows firemen picking through rubble.
    • Paris Art Theater (Denver, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Explosions--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Fire fighters--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Motion picture theaters--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.;...
    • 1963 May 27
    • Hutchinson blast furnaces

    • Exterior view of Colorado Fuel and Iron Company, Pueblo, Colorado, a steel and iron manufacturing plant; shows Hutchinson blast furnace, stoves, smokestacks, railroad tracks, and railroad hopper cars on siding.
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Steel industry--Colorado--Pueblo--1930-1940.; Colorado Fuel and Iron Company.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Steel, in the black breath of this great steel mill

    • A composite photograph of steelworkers at the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company, Pueblo, Colorado, a steel and iron manufacturing plant; shows a male worker holding a mallet and another a "tipping" rod, blast furnace, stoves, and smokestacks.
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1950-1970.; Steel industry--Colorado--Pueblo--1950-1970.; Colorado Fuel and Iron Company.
    • [between 1950 and 1970?]
    • Windham Silver Mining, Colo.

    • In Windham, Ouray County, Colorado, men pose by a smoking blast furnace at Windham Silver Mining and Smelting Company. The frame processing plant is built into a slope; water runs from a flume; ingots are stacked.
    • Windham Silver Mining and Smelting Company (Windham, Colo.)--1870-1890.; Windham (Colo.)--1870-1890.; Furnaces--Colorado--Windham--1870-1890.; Silver mining--Colorado--Windham--1870-1890.; Smelters--Colorado--Windham--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Fireworks display set off by AdAmAn Club in celebration of New Years

    • Members of the AdAmAn Club stand back as fireworks blast from a pipe tube, outside the Cog Railway Terminal building, Pikes Peak, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado.
    • AdAmAn Club (Colorado Springs, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company--1950-1960.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Fireworks--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1950-1960.
    • [1959]
    • Minnequa Plant, Colo. Fuel and Iron Co.

    • Bird's eye view of Minnequa Steel Manufacturing plant, Colorado Fuel and Iron Company, Pueblo, Colorado; shows blast furnaces, stoves, and warehouse and industrial buildings with smokestacks belching thick smoke; elevated railroad track and gondola...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Steel industry--Colorado--Pueblo--1910-1920.; Colorado Fuel and Iron Company.
    • [between 1913 and 1920?]
    • Nocturne, at night, the huge furnaces

    • Exterior night-time view of Colorado Fuel and Iron Company, Pueblo, Colorado, a steel and iron manufacturing plant with blast furnaces, smokestacks, and conveyor tracks.
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1950-1970.; Steel industry--Colorado--Pueblo--1950-1970.; Colorado Fuel and Iron Company.
    • [between 1950 and 1970?]
    • Colorado Fuel and Iron Company, Pueblo

    • Smoke rises from smokestacks and blast furnaces at the Minnequa Plant of the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Denver and Rio Grande and Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe freight cars are on tracks over an irrigation...
    • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company--1900-1920.; Colorado Fuel and Iron Company--Buildings--1900-1920.; Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1900-1920.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Factories--Colorado--Pueblo--1900-1920.; Irrigation...
    • [between 1908 and 1920?]
    • Confederate reunion

    • View of a rattlesnake derby in Trinidad, Colorado. Shot at night, this blurred image shows part of a round enclosure with spectators outside of it. Several 30's sedans are parked in the background, and a sign on a fence reads: Coca Cola.
    • Trinidad (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Racing--Colorado--Trinidad--1930-1940.; Snakes--Colorado--Trinidad--1930-1940.; Spectators--Colorado--Trinidad--1930-1940.
    • August, 1939
    • Take it away take it away is the cry to the craneman overhead

    • Interior view of Colorado Fuel and Iron Company, Pueblo, Colorado, a steel and iron manufacturing plant; shows track-operated overhead crane moving last ladle of molten iron from blast furnace, slag ladle on ground below, and two male employees...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1950-1970.; Interiors.; Steel industry--Colorado--Pueblo--1950-1970.; Colorado Fuel and Iron Company.
    • [between 1950 and 1970?]
    • Scenes on the Pacific Railroad

    • Men and women dressed in formal attire sit in a Pacific Railroad dining car. African American (Black) men waiters carry trays. The railroad car has curtains, glass globe lights and mirrors. Railroad workers stand near a dynamite blast through a...
    • African Americans--1860-1870.; Chinese--1860-1870.; Blasting--1860-1870.; Interiors--1860-1870.; Passengers--1860-1870.; Railroad construction & maintenance--1860-1870.; Railroad construction workers--1860-1870.; Railroad dining cars--1860-1870.;...
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    • El Paso Livery Stable, the explosion, 1896

    • View towards El Paso Livery Stable, Bennett Avenue between 1st (First) & "A" Streets, as fire causes stored dynamite to explode during second fire on April 29, 1896, Cripple Creek, Colorado; actual blast pictured with roof debris in air, black...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Explosions--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Smoke--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • 1896
    • City Hall after explosion

    • View of destruction caused by a dynamite blast used to create a fire break during the 1893 fire in central business district, Elk Avenue, Crested Butte, Gunnison County, Colorado; shows a large hole in the side of the old City Hall; building...
    • Crested Butte (Colo.)--1890-1900.; City & town halls--Colorado--Crested Butte--1890-1900.; Explosions--Colorado--Crested Butte--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Crested Butte--1890-1900.
    • 1893
    • Colorado, Pueblo steel mills

    • View of Colorado Fuel and Iron Company blast furnace and stoves, Pueblo, Colorado; shows steel manufacturing and industrial area with smokestacks and elevated railroad track, piles of rock and gravel with Colorado and Southern Railway hopper cars...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Steel industry--Colorado--Pueblo--1930-1940.; Colorado Fuel and Iron Company.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • View of the works of the Windham Silver Mining and Smelting Company, at Windham, Ouray County,...

    • At Windham Silver Mining and Smelting operations, in Windham, Ouray County, Colorado, bull and mule teams are by the processing plant; water spills from a flume.
    • Windham Silver Mining and Smelting Company (Windham, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Windham (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Animal teams--Colorado--Windham--1870-1880.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Windham--1870-1880.; Flumes--Colorado--Windham--1870-1880.; Ore...
    • [between 1870 and 1880]
    • Colorado Fuel and Iron Company, Pueblo, Colorado

    • View of a Colorado Fuel and Iron Company blast furnace in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Shows a furnace stack and a row of stoves at Minnequa Steel Works. An engine house, pipes that connect to a boiler house, coke and ore bins, and Denver &...
    • Colorado Fuel and Iron Company--1900-1930.; Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1900-1930.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1900-1930.; Factories--Colorado--Pueblo--1900-1930.; Furnaces--Colorado--Pueblo--1900-1930.; Railroad...
    • [between 1905 and 1930?]
    • Colorado Fuel & Iron Co., Pueblo

    • Men and women pose on stairs outside a Colorado Fuel and Iron Company building probably at Minnequa Steel Works in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Cars are parked near the staircase of a Station No. 51 building connected to the furnace stack and...
    • Colorado and Wyoming Railway Company--1930-1940.; Colorado Fuel and Iron Company--Buildings--1930-1940.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Factories--Colorado--Pueblo--1930-1940.; Railroad freight cars--Colorado--Pueblo--1930-1940.; Steel...
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Rotary snowplow on Boreas Pass, winter 1898-9

    • View of a rotary snowplow on Boreas Pass, southeast of Breckenridge, Colorado. The steam dome and smokestack of a train show through deep snow and a strong blast of smoke comes from the stack. Men and equipment are ranged on the snowbank...
    • Breckenridge (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Railroad snowplow locomotives--Colorado--Breckenridge--1890-1900.
    • [1898 or 1899?]
    • Rhythm, the open hearth

    • Interior view of Colorado Fuel and Iron Company, Pueblo, Colorado, a steel and iron manufacturing plant; six male employees perform hot work of "tapping out" blast furnace, or the process of removing clay plug.
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1950-1970.; Interiors.; Steel industry--Colorado--Pueblo--1950-1970.; Colorado Fuel and Iron Company.
    • [between 1950 and 1970?]
    • River of iron the furnace is tapped and gives up its cargo of white hot metal

    • Interior view of Colorado Fuel and Iron Company, Pueblo, Colorado, a steel and iron manufacturing plant; male employees work near "tapped" blast furnace with molten iron flowing into beds of sand and into below surface ladles.
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1950-1970.; Interiors.; Steel industry--Colorado--Pueblo--1950-1970.; Colorado Fuel and Iron Company.
    • [between 1950 and 1970?]
    • Blasting at snowshed construction site

    • View of an explosive blast, probably to widen the Great Northern Railway railroad grade for snowshed construction, near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Blasting--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad tracks--Washington...
    • 1917 June 23
    • Pre-1963 Colorado mining fatalities

    • An alphabetical listing of people who were killed in mining accidents in Colorado from 1884, when state legislation first required mining companies to report their accidents, through 1962.
    • Mine accidents--Colorado. ; Registers of births, etc.--Colorado. ; Colorado--Vital records.
    • 1995
    • Mining in the Big 5 tunnel near Francis, Colo.

    • View of two miners working by candlelight in the Big 5 tunnel near Camp Francis (Boulder County), Colorado. One of the men uses a stake and hammer to drive a blast hole.
    • Blasting--Colorado--Boulder County--1870-1880.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Interiors--Colorado--Boulder County--1870-1880.; Miners--Colorado--Boulder County--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Boulder County--1870-1880.
    • [between 1870 and 1880?]

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