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    • Hose race, Crested Butte, Colo.

    • Firemen race down Elk Avenue with their hose cart, during the Fourth (4th) of July parade in Crested Butte, Gunnison County, Colorado. Spectators line street and the Grubstake Building is in background.
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    • 1888
    • Interior view, post office at Crested Butte, Colo., Jos. H. Block, P.M.

    • Joseph H. Block, Postmaster, sits at his desk, ink pen in hand, inside the Crested Butte Post Office, Gunnison County, Colorado. The room is wood paneled and includes mail slots, cast iron stove, electric bulb hanging by wire above desk, lantern...
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    • [between 1895 and 1897]
    • Joe Block in front of his meat market, Crested Butte, Colo.

    • Townspeople pose in doorways along a false front commercial block, Crested Butte, Gunnison County, Colorado. Joseph Block wears a white apron and sits in front of his meat market. The long building features four storefronts with large pane windows...
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    • 1890
    • Mrs. J. M. Chesnut in her living room, Crested Butte, Colo.

    • Mrs. Chesnut poses in her caned rocker, Crested Butte, Gunnison County, Colorado. She wears a long plaid skirt, dark blouse and a corset. Two portrait photographs with unique frames show on the table next to her; one has a bent stick frame; the...
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    • 1896
    • Post office, Jos. H. Block, P.M., Crested Butte, Gunnison Co., Colo.

    • Joseph H. Block, Postmaster, sits at his desk, ink pen in hand, inside the Crested Butte Post Office, Gunnison County, Colorado. The room is wood paneled and includes a stovepipe, electric bulb hanging by wire above desk, lantern with shade,...
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    • [between 1895 and 1897]
    • V. F. Axtell, in his office, Crested Butte, Colo.

    • V. F. Axtell sits in his chair beside his desk in his lumber, loan, and insurance business office, Crested Butte, Gunnison County, Colorado. The room includes: a large electric bulb hanging over the desk, books, papers, a "Fireman's Fund Insurance...
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    • 1896
    • Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Block, Crested Butte, Colo.

    • Joseph and Gussie Block sit in the corner of a room with floral wallpaper, Crested Butte, Gunnison County, Colorado. Gussie reads papers she holds in her hands as Joe with arms crossed over his chest looks on. Framed portraits, a painting and a...
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    • 1890
    • Crested Butte, Colo., winter of 1896

    • Four young boys pose in deep snow in the middle of Elk Avenue, Cested Butte, Gunnison County, Colorado. Snowbanks are piled high against the false front commercial buildings. A stationary sign hangs above an awning of one. Big Hill shows in the...
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    • 1893
    • Crested Butte, Colo., Cor. 2nd & Elk Ave. looking southeast

    • Snow covers the destruction from the fire in the central business district of Crested Butte, Gunnison County, Colorado. Scene includes wagon wheels, brick chimney, and hose connected to a fire hydrant. Standing wood frame and log structures are...
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    • 1888
    • 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...
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    • 1893
    • Coming home with berries

    • Two young girls carrying small buckets and wearing cotton sun bonnets pick strawberrries, Crested Butte, Gunnison County, Colorado.
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    • August 1897
    • Elk Avenue, looking east, after fire Jany 9th, 1893

    • Snowcovered view of destruction caused by a fire in the central business district, Elk Avenue, Cested Butte, Gunnison County, Colorado; shows rubble, firehose carts, and standing false fronts on the north side of street.
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    • 1893
    • Crested Butte, Gunnison, County, Colorado

    • Several men stand on the boardwalk under the corrugated metal awning of the original Colorado Fuel and Iron company store, Elk Avenue, Crested Butte, Gunnison County, Colorado. The wood frame false front structure features a simple bracketed...
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    • 1895

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