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  • All fields: Canon City (Colo.)--1910-1920.
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    • Strathmore Hotel, Canon City

    • The brick Strathmore Hotel, in Canon City, Colorado, has a flat roof, dentiled cornice, and stone sills and keystones. A second floor balcony has wrought iron railing, filigree skirting. The rear wing has a mansard roof and dormers; early...
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    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Road camp

    • Canvas tents of the State Penitentiary road construction camp are built on the bank of the Arkansas River near Canon City, Colorado. Tracks of the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad edge the other bank, and a hanging footbridge crosses. Men...
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    • [between 1915 and 1920?]
    • Superintendants of road bldg. crew

    • Superintendants of the State Penitentiary road building crew pose by waterfalls near Canon City, Colorado. They wear suits and hats. A hewn log cabin is by them, shrubs and rocks are in the foreground and cliffs are in the background.
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    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Canon City - train time on the Denver & Rio Grande

    • People, horses and buggies mill at the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad depot, at South 9th (Ninth) Street and Highway 50, in Canon City (Fremont County), Colorado. Passenger coaches are in the background; sign reads: "Canon City."
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • 1910?
    • New brick station building erected by D&RG at Canon City, Colorado, in 1911

    • View of the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad depot at Canon City, Colorado, a brick building with terra cotta roof; also shows men, women, and children, a lawn sprinkler, and a water-wagon with lettered umbrella: "The Tyler Stockton Watson Mercantile...
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • 1913?
    • Supervisors of road building crew

    • State Penitentiary road building crew supervisors lounge by a white canvas tent near Canon City, Colorado. They wear suit jackets, vests, suspenders, soft hats, and smoke pipes or cigars. A dog stands by a firepit, and a wicker creel hangs from the...
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    • [between 1915 and 1920?]
    • Old 1915 women's inst.

    • This cell-block interior at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, is illuminated by windows on both floors of the back wall, with potted plants in the upper ones. Bracketed balconies serve barred doors on the second floor, and steam...
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    • 1915
    • Const of old admin. bldg.

    • Rusticated stone and a hipped-gable metal roof finish the administration building at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. The projecting entry is on the second floor at ground level; the basement is faced by a retaining wall. Barred...
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    • 1914
    • Residence of B. F. Rockafellow Canon City, Colorado

    • Trees obscure most of this residence in Canon City, Colorado, but the pavilion roof with ornate gazebo shows. A balustrade follows the outer edge of the roof, and a bay window is on the first level. An extension in back has a balcony serving the...
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    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Road work done by C.S.P. inmates

    • State Penitentiary road crew horses, wagon and driver approach near Canon City, Colorado. Gravel road behind them cuts through steep, rocky terrain; a power pole is at the base of a sheer cliff in the background.
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    • [between 1912 and 1920?]
    • Stretch of road built by C. S. P. crews

    • Dirt road built by inmates of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, cuts through scrub dotted hills. Cattle graze on the slope below, where barbed wire fence follows another dirt road. Railroad tracks, power poles and lines are in the...
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    • [between 1915 and 1920?]
    • Main St., Cañon City

    • View of Main Street, Cañon City, Colorado, probably taken in April. Identifiable businesses include Strathmore Hotel (331 Main), Fremont Cigar Co. (411 Main), Burton Saddlery Co. (409 Main), millinery, dentist office, real estate, Home...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1909 and 1913]
    • Road building camp

    • Snow covers the State Penitentiary road building camp near Canon City, Colorado. A white canvas camp wagon with a stovepipe is by a rail fence with fabric draped on it. Two of the horses in the foreground are blanketed; low hills are in the...
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    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Rudd cabin, Canon City, Anson Spencer Rudd in doorway

    • This hewn log cabin in Canon City, Colorado, has a corrugated tin roof, plank gable ends and remnants of white chinking. A man in a suit stands by the door; he has a medal on his lapel. A power pole is by the corner, and the roof and chimneys of...
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    • [betwen 1910 and 1920?]
    • Morning after first storm

    • Snow covers the State Penitentiary road building camp near Canon City, Colorado. A white canvas tent with a stovepipe has a ripsaw and a shovel in the snowbank by the entry, and a rope stretched between posts has laundry hanging on it. Trees and...
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    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Road building

    • Road work by inmates of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, consists of broken rocks at the base of an embankment.
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    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Soda Springs in Canon City

    • Rusticated and finished stone buildings at the Soda Springs in Canon City, Colorado, were built in the 1890's with prison labor. Building features incised friezes, volutes and finials, a metal roof and ridge cresting. Men in suits stand by the Iron...
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    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Road camp

    • Inmates of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, pose in front of white canvas tents at their road building camp. Cylinders or pipe sections are lined up on the hill behind them, and in the background are trees, rocks and bluffs.
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    • 1916
    • Road camp Arkansas Canyon

    • Snow covers the ground at the road builder's camp of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Guards pose in front of canvas tents; wagons are parked to the side. Rocky bluffs are in the background.
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    • [between 1915 and 1920?]
    • Visiting overseers at road camp

    • Families of State Penitentiary road building crew overseers pose at the camp near Canon City, Colorado. Behind a group of children sitting on the ground, a line of women wear long dresses, jackets, and dress hats. Men wear suits or a sweater;...
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    • [between 1915 and 1920?]
    • Prison hospital

    • Black and white convicts lie in cots in the hospital at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. The walls are partly tiled; electric lights and a steam radiator furnish the interior.
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    • 1918
    • Road camp

    • Canvas tents at the State Penitentiary road building camp near Canon City, Colorado, have open doorflaps and a corner hoisted for air. Stratus clouds fill the sky.
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    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Skyline Drive

    • Panoramic view shows a man in driving attire, he sits by a woman with a toddler in a REO (Ransom E. Olds) automobile on Skyline Drive in probably Canon City (Fremont County), Colorado. Shows the shadow of the photographer and commercial and...
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    • [between 1910 and 1920]
    • Women's cell house

    • Women sit on wood tables at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Another stands by a steam radiator, under a metal, pipe railed interior balcony. Metal steps lead up to the second level, and an electric light hangs overhead.
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    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Colorado penitentiary interior

    • Inmates (one Black) and officials at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, pose among metalworking machines with rollers, flywheels and belted pulleys. An axle mounted on an interior wall drives a drill press and a stamp mill, which has...
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    • 1918
    • Meal at road camp

    • Men (one Black) at the State Penitentiary road building camp in Canon City, Colorado, sit around a plank table laden with enamelware and food. Some wear suits and ties; three stand in back against a wall. Two wear aprons, one wears a suit and a...
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    • 1918
    • Old prison carpenter shop striped shirt

    • Interior walls of the carpenter shop at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, are hung with calendars, postcards, a metal square, hand and hacksaws, a drill brace, and wire mesh. A tarp covers part of the ceiling, over wooden tool...
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    • [between 1910 and 1912?]
    • Penitentiary road camp

    • State Penitentiary road crew tents are in a field near Canon City, Colorado. Steam issues from a locomotive approaching over a rise, behind which are power poles, trees, and low hills. Sheep fence with wood posts, dirt road, bare trees, a power...
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    • [between 1912 and 1920?]
    • Pheasants

    • Pheasants at the State Penitentiary farm in Canon City, Colorado, mill in their frame and chicken wire run. Gable roofed shelters grace the interior of each of several coops, a man in the central one spreads feed. Exterior outbuildings in the...
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    • [between 1918 and 1920?]
    • "Pirates of the Plains" filmed in January, 1914

    • Still from the film "Pirates of the Plains," produced by the Colorado Motion Picture Company. The film starred Bud Chase, as "Jim Webster, and Josephine West as "Nell Owens," and was filmed in Canon City (Fremont County), Colorado. Shows a...
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    • Pre 1910 old administration bldg - band on left 4 dignitaries

    • In the yard of the prison in Canon City, Colorado, a group poses at the edge of the rock walled canal by a power pole. The men are in suits with derby hats; the women's outfits include fluted collars, gloves, flowered hats and a tam o' shanter with...
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    • 1910
    • Prison road building tents

    • White canvas tents of the State Penitentiary road building camp in Canon City, Colorado, are at the base of a rocky, scrub dotted bluff. Grazing horses and a water wagon are next to them; railroad tracks and power poles and lines are in the...
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    • 1916
    • Prison road building

    • Road built by inmates at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, consists of flat dirt and blasted rock at the base of a bluff.
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    • 1916
    • Ready to serve Christmas dinner at road camp

    • Pine wreaths adorn the interior walls of a canvas tent at the State Penitentiary road building camp near Canon City, Colorado. A table is laden with dinnerware, food, and pitchers; a uniformed guard stands behind it.
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    • [between 1910 qnd 1920?]
    • Skyline Drive

    • View of a horse and buggy on Skyline Drive near Canon City, Fremont County, Colorado.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]

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