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    • Burros packed with supplies

    • View of a pack train of burros loaded with equipment and supplies possibly in Fremont County, Colorado. The burros are loaded with boxes, containers, bed-rolls, and a table. They crowd together on a trail near possibly Fourmile Creek. A railroad...
    • Fremont County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Donkeys--Colorado--Fremont County--1880-1890.; Packtrains--Colorado--Fremont County--1880-1890.; Railroad employees--Colorado--Fremont County--1880-1890.; Streams--Colorado--Fremont County--1880-1890.;...
    • [between 1881 and 1884?]
    • Eldorado Springs group picture

    • Young men, women, and burros pose in a clearing at the resort in Eldorado Springs, Colorado. Each of the eight burros has a woman on its back, and the men hold the necks of, and stand between, the burros.
    • Eldorado Springs (Colo.)--1910-1920.
    • 1910
    • Alex Cobsky

    • Alex Cobsky has a beard, wears a cap and overalls, holds a rifle and poses beside two burros in probably La Veta (Huerfano County), Colorado. Burros carry packs and stand beside a frame building.
    • La Veta (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Donkeys--Colorado--La Veta--1930-1940.; Men--Colorado--La Veta--1930-1940.; Miners--Colorado--La Veta--1930-1940.; Pack animals--Colorado--La Veta--1930-1940.; Cobsky, Alex.
    • 1937 March 1
    • Silver Plume, miners

    • A miner and his burros are standing in the street in Silver Plume, Colorado. The burros are loaded with large planks of wood, presumably for use in a mine on Republican Mountain. Signs for a saloon (probably Patrick Barrett's) and a lumberyard are...
    • Silver Plume (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Donkeys--Colorado--Silver Plume--1880-1890.; Miners--Colorado--Silver Plume--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1884?]
    • Men with burros

    • Three men stand with burros on Fifth Street in Canon City (Fremont County), Colorado. The men are dressed in work clothes and the burros are packed with equipment. One man kneels on the ground and holds a young burro in his arms. The brick...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Donkeys--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.; Miners--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.; Pack animals--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.
    • [between 1881 and 1884?]
    • Telluride, burros

    • A man poses with a packtrain of burros near a two story brick commercial building on the main street of Telluride (San Miguel County), Colorado. The burros are loaded with wooden boxes and burlap sacks. Shows men, plank and frame buildings, and...
    • Telluride (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Telluride--1890-1900.; Donkeys--Colorado--Telluride--1890-1900.; Packtrains--Colorado--Telluride--1890-1900.
    • [ca. 1890]
    • Burros loaded with track iron for mines at Silverton

    • Street scene in Silverton, Colorado; shows a train of burros loaded with track for mines and a burro with an ore car strapped to its back. Frame, gable-roof and false front buildings on Thirteenth (13th) Street include the two-story San Juan Herald...
    • Silverton (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Donkeys--Colorado--Silverton--1880-1890.; Packtrains--Colorado--Silverton--1880-1890.; Streets--Colorado--Silverton--1880-1890.
    • September, 1887
    • Red Mountain Mining District

    • Miners pose with a pack train of burros near a lake or pond in the Red Mountain Mining District in Ouray or San Juan County, Colorado. Two of the men are African American. The men wear hats, and two smoke pipes. The burros carry split wooden logs....
    • African Americans--Colorado--Red Mountain Mining District--1890-1900.; Red Mountain Mining District (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Donkeys--Colorado--Red Mountain Mining District--1890-1900.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Red Mountain Mining District--1890-1900.;...
    • [ca. 1890]
    • 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?]
    • Cabin in the clearing, west of Argentine Pass near Chihuahua Camp

    • A two-story log cabin stands in the foreground near Argentine Pass on the border of Summit and Clear Creek counties in Colorado. A portion of the Pennsylvania Mine complex is on the hill in the right background. The smaller cabin in the left...
    • Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Summit County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Barns--Colorado--Summit County--1940-1950.; Log cabins--Colorado--Summit County--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Summit County--1940-1950.; Water towers--Colorado--Summit...
    • [1948?]
    • Prospectors, Creede, Colo.

    • A group of prospectors stand on the slope of a hill with their burros and a horse near Creede (Mineral County), Colorado. Some of the burros are packed with tools and equipment. Most of the men wear work clothes and some hold walking sticks in...
    • Creede (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Donkeys--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.; Pack animals--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1894?]
    • Breaking camp

    • A survey team breaks camp near Fourmile Creek in Fremont County, Colorado. Burros are loaded with equipment, bedrolls, and a table. A team of railroad surveyors stand interspersed with the burros. One man holds a stadia rod in his hand. A canvas...
    • Fourmile Creek (Fremont County and Custer County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Fremont County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Camping--Colorado--Fremont County--1880-1890.; Donkeys--Colorado--Fremont County--1880-1890.; Packtrains--Colorado--Fremont...
    • [between 1881 and 1884?]
    • Pike's Peak Express

    • A man and pack burros are on a steep trail on Pikes Peak (El Paso County), Colorado. Burros haul stuffed canvas sacks; one burro hauls a wagon wheel.
    • El Paso County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Donkeys--Colorado--El Paso County--1880-1900.; Pack animals--Colorado--El Paso County--1880-1900.; Trails & paths--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1887 and 1897?]
    • Part of ore pack train, Creede, Colo.

    • Dr. H. D. Newton, a dentist from Salida, stands near a pack of burros on a hill near Creede, Mineral County, Colorado. The burros are leaded with equipment. Shows talus.
    • Creede (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Dentists--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.; Donkeys--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.; Pack animals--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.; Newton, H. D.
    • [1894 or 1895]
    • Pack train and Mt. Potosi Ouray, Colo.

    • Men walk near a packtrain of burros loaded with mine ore near Ouray (Ouray County), Colorado. Potosi Peak is in the distance.
    • Ouray County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Potosi Peak (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Donkeys--Colorado--Ouray County--1870-1880.; Miners--Colorado--Ouray County--1870-1880.; Packtrains--Colorado--Ouray County--1870-1880.; Transportation--Colorado--Ouray...
    • [between 1870 and 1880?]
    • Cripple Creek, Colo. residence of the family of Attorney Trowbridge in N.W. Cripple Creek

    • Attorney Henry Trowbridge, his wife and two children pose in front of their log house with burros in Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado.
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Donkeys--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Dwellings--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Log cabins--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • [between 1896 and 1900]
    • Simpsons Rest & Mexican wood wagons or burrows

    • Three burros heavily loaded with firewood stand on the street in Trinidad, Colorado. A gable roofed, false fronted clapboard building and a one story, gable roofed adobe with a chimney are behind; Simpson's Rest is in the background.
    • Trinidad (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Donkeys--Colorado--Trinidad--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1885?]
    • Off for the mines

    • Two miners pose with five loaded burros, Huerfano County, Colorado. Burros carry planks, barrels, stovepipes, wheelbarrow, shovels, pickaxes, and boxes of goods.
    • Huerfano County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Donkeys--Colorado--Huerfano County--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Huerfano County--1890-1900.; Mining equipment--Colorado--Huerfano County--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Huerfano County--1890-1900.; Pack...
    • 1899
    • Sneffels post office and pack train

    • Men pose with a pack train of burros in front of the post office and general store in Sneffels (Ouray County), Colorado. The burros are loaded with wooden crates and supplies. The hand-hewn post office has a tar paper roof. Paper flyers are posted...
    • Sneffels (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Donkeys--Colorado--Sneffels--1880-1890.; Packtrains--Colorado--Sneffels--1880-1890.; Post offices--Colorado--Sneffels--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1885?]
    • Pack train on Aspen Mountain, Colorado

    • Burros carry crates and supplies and stand on Aspen Mountain (Pitkin County), Colorado. A man on a horse poses beside burros on the trail. A wooden crate reads "Dwight's Soda."
    • Aspen Mountain (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Pitkin County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Donkeys--Colorado--Pitkin County--1880-1900.; Packtrains--Colorado--Pitkin County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Pack train in the San Juan Mountains

    • Men and a pack train of burros gather around a wood frame mine building, probably in the San Juan Mountain Range, Colorado. The burros have pack saddles. Shows a pile of chopped wood, an outhouse and the snow covered mountainside.
    • Donkeys--Colorado--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Packtrains--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1885 and 1900?]
    • Ore train at Mt. Sneffes [sic] in winter

    • Men pose with a pack train outside of the George R. Porter general store and post office in Sneffels (Ouray County), Colorado. The burros and mules haul ore bags and pull freight wagons. The snow covered San Juan Mountain Range is in the distance.
    • Sneffels (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Sneffels--1890-1900.; Packtrains--Colorado--Sneffels--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Ames

    • Pack burros are gathered in front of the Sample Room and the Cabinet Saloon in Ames, a mining community near the Ophir Loop in San Miguel County, Colorado. Two men on horseback lead the group of burros. Men and a woman stand on the sidewalk in...
    • Ames (Colo.)--1870-1900.; Donkeys--Colorado--Ames--1870-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Ames--1870-1900.
    • [between 1875 and 1900?]
    • Burro Alley

    • Pack burros crowd Burro Alley in Santa Fe (Santa Fe County), New Mexico. Men and boys in sack suits pose by the burros and adobe buildings. A North American Indian man wears a striped poncho and buckskin boots.
    • Indians of North America--New Mexico--Santa Fe--1880-1890.; Santa Fe (N.M.)--1880-1890.; Boys--New Mexico--Santa Fe--1870-1880.; Donkeys--New Mexico--Santa Fe--1880-1890.; Men--New Mexico--Santa Fe--1870-1880.; Pack animals--New Mexico--Santa...
    • [between 1880 and 1885?]
    • Cimmarone [i.e. Cimarron] pack train, Sneffels

    • View of a pack train of burros, with materials and supplies on their backs, in Sneffels (Ouray County), Colorado. Shows wood frame buildings; Stony Mountain is in the distance.
    • Sneffels (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Donkeys--Colorado--Sneffels--1890-1900.; Packtrains--Colorado--Sneffels--1890-1900.
    • 1896 July
    • 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]
    • Packing burros and automobile

    • View of Sixth (6th, Alpine) Street, looking west. The Kneisel- Curtis-Seifried Building is on the left side of the street, with signs that read "Bakery," and Kneisel and Anderson;" a sign over the sidewalk with an American flag nearby reads "10...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Donkeys--Colorado--Georgetown--1910-1930.; Streets--Colorado--Georgetown--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Burros loaded with wood

    • View of five burros loaded with neatly chopped wood bundles, a man in a vest and hat adjusts the rope of one bundle, he stands in front of a rough adobe structure; two small children stand on the porch with two dogs; shows California chiles paper...
    • Donkeys--New Mexico--1890-1930.; Fuelwood--New Mexico--1890-1930.; Girls--New Mexico--1890-1930.; Packtrains--New Mexico--1890-1930.
    • [between 1890 and 1930?]
    • Gore Range from Santa Fe Peak

    • Group of horseback riders, packhorses, mules and burros on Santa Fe Peak, view towards Gore Range, Rocky Mountains, Colorado; burros grazing while horseback riders look on.
    • Gore Range (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Santa Fe Peak (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Donkeys--Colorado--1900-1910.; Horseback riding--Colorado--1900-1910.; Horses--Colorado--1900-1910.; Mountains--Colorado--1900-1910.; Mules--Colorado--1900-1910.; Pack...
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Pack train, Silverton

    • View of a pack train of burros on 13th (Thirteenth) Street in Silverton (San Juan County), Colorado. The animals are loaded with iron track, a man in a suit, vest and hat stands next to a burro with an ore car. Shows frame, gable-roof and false...
    • Silverton (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Burros--Colorado--Silverton--1890-1900.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Silverton--1890-1900.; Packtrains--Colorado--Silverton--1890-1900.
    • [ca. 1890]
    • Sunflower carnival parade

    • Sunflower Carnival Parade, Colorado Springs, Colorado: two clowns ride burros, one sits far back on his burro, a man in a dress stands on two burros. A boy in a sailor suit walks close by. A float with a cage on top of a horse drawn wagon with...
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Boys--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Cages--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Clowns--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Cross dressing--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.;...
    • 1898
    • Pack burros, Victor Avenue, Victor

    • View of burro pack train, Victor Avenue, Victor, Colorado. Several burros are lined up and loaded with supplies; three men are on horseback, and one man holds reins to horse. The commercial business district consists primarily of two-story...
    • Victor (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Commercial districts--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.; Packtrains--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.
    • [between 1895 and 1899]
    • Pack train

    • Men and women ride and pose with burros and horses amidst a fire damaged forest and felled timber on Pikes Peak, in El Paso County, Colorado. Shows burros with packs.
    • El Paso County (Colo.)--1870-1890.; Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1870-1890.; Donkeys--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1870-1890.; Pack trains--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1870-1890.; Riding--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1870-1890.; Trails &...
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    • Street scene Las Vegas, New Mex., Mexican & burros

    • A Hispanic man with a beard and a hat poses with a dog and three burros, one a foal, on a dirt street in Las Vegas (San Miguel County), New Mexico. One burro has a saddle and rope. A store front with an awning and houses are nearby.
    • Spanish Americans--New Mexico--Las Vegas--1890-1900.; Las Vegas (N.M.)--1890-1900.; Donkeys--New Mexico--Las Vegas--1890-1900.; Houses--New Mexico--Las Vegas--1890-1900.; Pack animals--New Mexico--Las Vegas--1890-1900.; Stores & shops--New...
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Team of burros

    • View of men and boys wearing overalls sitting on burros or standing on a wagon in front of the Adams house, Aspen, Colorado; boys wearing breeches and jackets stand on unpaved street next to the burro drawn wagon.
    • Aspen (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Aspen--1910-1920.; Donkeys--Colorado--Aspen--1910-1920.
    • 1910
    • Burros packing coal to forest shaft

    • Burros loaded with coal and a group of men make their way along a snowslide in Imogene Basin, Uncompahgre National Forest, Ouray County, Colorado. A mining structure with tailings shows on slope below rocky peaks.
    • Imogene Basin (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Ouray County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Coal mining--Colorado--Ouray County--1900-1920.; Donkeys--Colorado--Ouray County--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Georgetown

    • Men, women and children pose on horses and burros on a street in Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Wood and brick buildings are on either side of the street. Signs read: "OK JD Lake OK," "Boots & Clothing" and "Courier." A treeless, rocky...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Burros--Colorado--Georgetown (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Georgetown (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Horses--Colorado--Georgetown (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Riding--Colorado--Georgetown (Colo.)--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890-1900?]
    • Sneffels post office and burros

    • Men pose with burros with pack saddles outside of the hand-hewn post office and general store in Sneffels (Ouray County), Colorado. Snow covers the ground and debris is scattered around the buildings.
    • Sneffels (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Donkeys--Colorado--Sneffels--1880-1890.; General stores--Colorado--Sneffels--1880-1890.; Pack animals--Colorado--Sneffels--1880-1890.; Post offices--Colorado--Sneffels--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Ready for a trip in Cheyenne Cañon

    • View of two team horse-drawn wagon filled with tourists ready for sightseeing in Cheyenne Canyon, Colorado; shows others on burros, one woman holding an umbrella for shade atop burro, additional horse-drawn carriages and surreys, covered stable...
    • Carriages & coaches--Colorado--El Paso county --1890-1910.; Donkeys--Colorado--El Paso County--1890-1910.; Sightseers--Colorado--El Paso County--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]

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