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    • 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
    • Unidentified woman finishes defiant message

    • An unidentified Mexican American woman finishes a spray painted message on the wall of an apartment building that was damaged in an explosion at 1547 Downing Street in Denver, Colorado. The message reads: "We are not beaten and we do not intend to...
    • Mexican Americans--Colorado--Denver--1970-1980.; Denver (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Graffiti--Colorado--Denver--1970-1980.; Race relations--Colorado--Denver--1970-1980.
    • March 1973
    • Explosion used to detonate German mines

    • A black cloud from an explosion rises in the middle ground of the image. Leafless trees and snow covers the ground. In the background buildings stand on the ridge above the valley in the vicinity of Mount Belvedere during the Italian Campaign....
    • World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.; Explosions--Italy--1940-1950.; Mines (Warfare)--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • February 21, 1945
    • Depot explosion

    • Spectators gather around the remains of the train depot after its explosion in Boulder, Colorado in Boulder County. Debris and garbage litter the area. Two locomotives are stopped on the tracks of the Colorado & Southern Railroad near the...
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Explosions--Colorado--Boulder--1890-1910.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Boulder--1890-1910.
    • August, 1907
    • View of wreck from Henry Becker's front door

    • View of the remnants of an unidentified mining complex after an explosion on a Sunday morning, Boulder County, Colorado.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Boulder County--1880-1900.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Explosions--Colorado--Boulder County--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Boulder County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • El Paso Livery Stable burning, fire 1896

    • View towards El Paso Livery Stable, Bennett Avenue between 1st (First) and "A" Streets, consumed in flames and smoke after explosion of stored dynamite at stable during second fire on April 29, 1896, Cripple Creek, Colorado; billows of black smoke...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Explosions--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • 1896
    • Cinder block and brick lie in front of crumbled walls of Paris Theater

    • 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
    • Roof collapsed over debris of the Paris Theater

    • Night view of the Paris Art Theater at 76 Knox Court in Denver, Colorado, after an explosion; shows a roof vent and 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
    • 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
    • Utah Mining Accidentes : 1896, 1899-1904, and 1907-1916

    • List of mining accident victims in 1896, 1899-1904, and 1907-1916. Gives name and age of accident victim, date, mine location or residence, whether fatal or non-fatal, and year and page of report.
    • Coal mine accidents--Utah.; Coal mines and mining--Utah--Safety measures.;
    • 2007 April
    • Frisco mill after explosion

    • View of the Frisco mine, mill and tram after an explosion, Shoshone County, Idaho.
    • Frisco Mine (Shoshone County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Idaho--1890-1900.; Explosions--Idaho--1890-1900.; Mills--Idaho--1890-1900.; Mine railroads--Idaho--1890-1900.; Mining--Idaho--1890-1900.
    • July 11, 1892
    • El Paso Livery stable after the explosion

    • View of April 29th, 1896, fire and clouds of smoke from junction of Myers Avenue and "A" Street after explosion at El Paso Livery stable, Cripple Creek, Colorado; scene includes horse-drawn wagons with household goods or personal belongings parked...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • 1896 April 29
    • Monarch Mine explosion

    • Men confer by the entrance to the Monarch Mine and ore car tracks after an explosion near Louisville in Broomfield County, Colorado. Some of the miners wear helmets with lamps.
    • Broomfield County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Monarch Mine (Broomfield County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Coal mining--Colorado--Broomfield County--1930-1940.; Conversation--Colorado--Broomfield County--1930-1940.; Disasters--Colorado--Broomfield...
    • 1936 January 20
    • Monarch Mine explosion

    • Men pose in a mine after an explosion at the Monarch Mine near Louisville in Broomfield County, Colorado. Some of the miners wear helmets with lamps; one carries a lunch pail.
    • Broomfield County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Monarch Mine (Broomfield County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Coal mining--Colorado--Broomfield County--1930-1940.; Disasters--Colorado--Broomfield County--1930-1940.; Mine accidents--Colorado--Broomfield...
    • 1936 January 20
    • Coal strike explosion

    • Men stand near a building destroyed by miners at the time of the U.M.W.A. strike against C.F. & I. in Las Animas County, Colorado. Shows a building with a smokestack destroyed by an explosion, piles of logs and smoke from burning debris. Men pose...
    • Colorado Fuel and Iron Company--Strikes--1910-1920.; United Mine Workers of America--Strikes--1910-1920.; Las Animas County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Explosions.; Miners' strikes.; Mining.; Ruins.; Coal strike, Colo., 1910-1920.
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    • Monarch Mine explosion

    • A crowd of men and women display shock after an explosion at the Monarch Mine near Louisville in Broomfield County, Colorado.
    • Broomfield County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Monarch Mine (Broomfield County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Coal mining--Colorado--Broomfield County--1930-1940.; Disasters--Colorado--Broomfield County--1930-1940.; Mine accidents--Colorado--Broomfield...
    • 1936 January 20
    • 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
    • Debris from engine explosion cleared

    • View of a Denver and Rio Grande Western railroad locomotive mangled from an explosion in probably Denver, Colorado. Metal wreckage is piled on a flatbed railroad car. Shows a crane with cables, a viaduct, and a water tower in the distance.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Explosions--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Railroad...
    • 1941 February 4
    • Explosion at 453 Broadway Street, Denver

    • Fire trucks, cars, and people crowd Broadway Street in Denver, Colorado; storefronts have damage. A sign reads: "Quinn & McGill Factory Service Station."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Explosions--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Fire engines & equipment--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Fire fighting--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.;...
    • 1941 June
    • Depot after explosion, Independence, Colo.

    • View of the Independence train depot of the Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad company following an explosion that killed thirteen non-union miners in Independence (Teller County), Colorado. Remnants of the platform are scattered on the ground....
    • Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad Company--Buildings--1900-1910.; Cripple Creek Strike, Cripple Creek, Colo., 1903-1904.; Independence (Teller County, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Explosions--Colorado--Independence--1900-1910.; Miners'...
    • 1904 June 6
    • Explosion at 453 Broadway Street, Denver

    • Fire trucks, cars, and people crowd Broadway Street in Denver, Colorado; storefronts have damage. Signs read: "Quinn & McGill Factory Service Station," "H.W. Nitsch Used Trucks," and "Eversman Mfg. Co."
    • Denver (Colo.); Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver.; Explosions--Colorado--Denver.; Fire engines & equipment--Colorado--Denver.; Fire fighting--Colorado--Denver.; Spectators--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1941 June
    • West half burned 3 days after east half

    • View of two images: top image includes second fire on April 29, 1896, as it streaks across town and an explosion occurs from dynamite stored at El Paso Livery and Stable; lower image includes aftermath from second fire, debris and rubble and...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Explosions--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • [1896]
    • Garden Place Elementary School gas explosion

    • Picture of Joe Antonio, chief mechanical inspector for the Denver Building Department, surveys the damage resulting from an explosion in the west wing of Garden Elementary School. The explosion seriously burned three public school employees and...
    • Garden Place School (Denver, Colo.); Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 1959 November 29
    • Watching the rescuers bring up the dead at the mouth of the mine

    • Men, women and children stand by mill sheds after an explosion at the Monarch Mine near Louisville in Broomfield County, Colorado. A stone building is near the crowd.
    • Broomfield County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Monarch Mine (Broomfield County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Coal mining--Colorado--Broomfield County--1930-1940.; Disasters--Colorado--Broomfield County--1930-1940.; Mine accidents--Colorado--Broomfield...
    • 1936 January 20
    • El Paso Livery Stable before the fire

    • Heavy, black smoke and flames approach El Paso Livery Stable, Bennett Avenue between 1st (First) and "A" Streets, Cripple Creek, Colorado, during second fire, April 29, 1896; scene includes wood frame residences, two-story flat-roof commercial...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Smoke--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Stables--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • 1896
    • The disaster at Crested Butte, Colorado

    • Snow is on the ground at the Colorado Coal and Iron Company's Jokerville coal mine in Crested Butte (Gunnison County), Colorado. Shows log and frame mine buildings, a covered snow shed and a headframe. Women in mourning with blankets around their...
    • Crested Butte (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Jokerville Mine (Gunnison County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Coal mining--Colorado--Crested Butte--1880-1890.; Explosions--Colorado--Crested Butte--1880-1890.; Grief--Colorado--Crested Butte--1880-1890.; Mine...
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    • Road repair - views along road to Mesa Verde

    • An explosion blasts on the upper portion of a forked road to Mesa Verde National Park as a group of men stand at a distance in the background. The lower portion of the road winds into the grassy, shrub- covered foreground.
    • Mountain roads--Colorado--History--1920-1930.; Roads, Earth--Colorado--1920-1930.; Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Explosions--Colorado--1920-1930.; Road construction--Colorado--1920-1930.
    • [between 1923 and 1927?]
    • Colorado, scene of the recent terrible mining disaster at Crested Butte

    • Miners and probably townspeople stand near the entrance to the Colorado Coal and Iron Company's Jokerville mine after an explosion in Crested Butte (Gunnison County), Colorado. Shows lumber scattered near wooden mine buildings, a head frame, and a...
    • Crested Butte (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Jokerville Mine (Gunnison County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Coal mining--Colorado--Crested Butte--1880-1890.; Explosions--Colorado--Crested Butte--1880-1890.; Mine accidents--Colorado--Crested Butte--1880-1890.; Morgues...
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    • Coal mining, Primero Colo.

    • View of the aftermath of the mine explosion at Primero (Las Animas County), Colorado which occurred January 31, 1910 at 4:30 p.m. Shows spectators, destroyed buildings and equipment, and an undamaged mine building.
    • Primero (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Coal mining--Colorado--Primero--1910-1920.; Explosions--Colorado--Primero--1910-1920.; Miners--Colorado--Primero--1910-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Primero--1910-1920.; Ruins--Colorado--Primero--1910-1920.
    • [1910?]
    • Antlers Hotel fire

    • Men walk among furniture evacuated from the Antlers Hotel as flames engulf the Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado inn. High winds and an explosion fed fire that consumed the hotel and several blocks of downtown Colorado Springs.
    • Antlers Hotel (Colorado Springs, Colo.)--Disasters--1890-1900.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fire fighters--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Hotels--Colorado--Colorado...
    • [October 1, 1898]
    • Cooper Bldg. demolition

    • View of an explosion during the demolition of the Cooper Building at 17th (Seventeenth) and Curtis Streets in downtown Denver, Colorado. A protective fence is nearby.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1970-1980.; Demolition--Colorado--Denver--1970-1980.; Explosions--Colorado--Denver--1970-1980.; Urban renewal--Colorado--Denver--1970-1980.
    • 1970

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