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    • Caribou, Colorado 1870-1899

    • Several wood frame buildings stand along a dirt road in Caribou in Boulder County, Colorado. Many of the buildings have false fronts. The roof of the building in the foreground is being replaced. A wood ladder is propped against the side of the...
    • Collier, Joseph.
    • [between 1870 and 1877?]
    • Kit Carson, Colo.

    • View of Main Street in Kit Carson (Cheyenne County), Colorado. Shows brick buildings with false fronts. Signs read: "K-C Bar" and ""Wood Mercantile." Cars are parked in front of the bar. Wood Mercantile is abandoned.
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 1981
    • Steamboat Springs, Colorado

    • Men and horses stand on the snow-covered street outside frame and log buildings in Steamboat Springs (Routt County), Colorado. A horse is harnessed to a sleigh beside buildings with signs that read: "The Saddle Rock Restaurant," "Milner & Metcalf...
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    • [between 1885 and 1895?]
    • Larimer Street Denver, Colorado

    • Teams of oxen pull wagons, one loaded with a horizontal tubular boiler, on Larimer Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. The wagons are near one and two story wood frame buildings with false fronts. Signs on nearby buildings read: "Post Office,"...
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    • [between 1862 and 1864]
    • Lawrence, Colo.

    • A group of people mounted on horses and burros pose outside three Lawrence businesses, Teller County, Colorado. The front gable buildings are constructed of log or board and batten with false fronts. Signs read: "Bert Cave, General Merchandise...
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    • [between 1892 and 1900]
    • Arrival 1st steam boiler Denver, Colo.

    • Teams of oxen pull wagons, one loaded with a horizontal tubular boiler, on Larimer Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. The wagons are near one and two story wood frame buildings with false fronts. A sign on nearby a building reads: "Post Office."
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    • [between 1862 and 1864]
    • Lower Creede

    • Pedestrian and horse-drawn carts proceed down a bustling street in the town of Creede (Lower Creede), Colorado, in Mineral County. Several buildings are under construction. Architectural elements of the existing buildings includes clapboard siding,...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1892 and 1900.]
    • Larimer St. between 15th and 16th Sts.

    • Teams of oxen pull wagons, one loaded with a horizontal tubular boiler, on Larimer Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. The wagons are near one and two story wood frame buildings with false fronts. Signs on nearby buildings read: "Post Office" and...
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    • [between 1862 and 1864]
    • Kokomo

    • Men wear suits and hats and pose on wooden sidewalks in front of commercial buildings in Kokomo (Summit County), Colorado. Frame buildings have gabled roofs and false fronts. Signs on businesses read: "Will C. Stainsby, Drugs & Medicines,...
    • Braddy Photo.
    • 1879
    • Bachelor

    • Men, women, and boys pose in the street near frame commercial buildings in Bachelor (Mineral County), Colorado. A building has a partly constructed roof; some buildings have false fronts. An African American (Black) woman wears a long skirt and...
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    • [between 1892 and 1908?]
    • Golden, Colo., Washington Ave. looking north

    • Children stand and pose on Washington Avenue in downtown Golden (Jefferson County), Colorado. Shows wagons parked beside wooden sidewalks and brick or frame commercial buildings with false fronts. The second story of the Avenue Hotel has an ornate...
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    • 1880?
    • Street in Lower Creede

    • Pedestrians and horse-drawn carts proceed down a busy street in the town of Creede (Lower Creede, Mineral County), Colorado. Several buildings are under construction. Architectural elements of the existing buildings include clapboard siding,...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1892 and 1900?]
    • Fremont & Mt. Pisgah, Cripple Creek

    • View of Fremont (Cripple Creek, Teller County), Colorado. Shows wood frame residences and commercial buildings with false fronts. A tent is beside Cripple Creek. Mount Pisgah is in the distance.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • 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...
    • Carpenter, W. J., photographer.
    • [ca. 1890]
    • Main Street, Colo. La Salle

    • View down unpaved Main Street in La Salle, Colorado in Weld County. Patches of snow are on unpaved street. Buildings along street include one and two-story commercial storefronts with false fronts. Horse- drawn wagons are in front of buildings.
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    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Cripple Creek, Main Street

    • View of Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado. Shows a flagpole in the middle of a dirt street, Central Meat Market, and wood frame commercial buildings with false fronts. A horse and wagon are near the flagpole. Signs on buildings read: "A.A....
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • View down the street from our house, Bull Hill, Altman, Colorado

    • View down a main street in Altman, Colorado, located three miles north of Victor, on a saddle between Bull Hill and Bull Cliff, Teller County, shows the wide muddy street with a horse-drawn "Gillett Dairy" wagon, and townspeople in front of wood...
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    • [between 1890 and 1896]
    • Creede, Colo. early days

    • Two men, one holding a child, two women, and a dog stand outside a building in Creede, Colorado, in Mineral County. The cliffs of the rocky canyon that surrounds the town are immediately behind the buildings. Architectural elements of the one and...
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    • 1890
    • Herman Hauser's jewelry store, Chestnut St., about 1880-1882

    • View of businesses on Chestnut Avenue in Leadville, Colorado; shows storefront windows and signs: "Watchmaker & Jeweler," "Leadville Loan Office," "Stratton & Mead, Mining Engineers and Surveyors," "S.M. Newcomb, Assayer" and "Jolin Headquarters,...
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    • [between 1880 and 1882]
    • Del Norte, Colo. observatory on mountain

    • A group of men stand outside of a commercial building in the town of Del Norte, Colorado in Rio Grande County. Features of the buildings include one and two-story wood-frame buildings, with storefront windows and false fronts. A road traverses the...
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    • [1876?]
    • Chestnut St.

    • View west on Chestnut Street, once considered the main street, in Leadville, Colorado shows a street that has one two-story brick building, and several wood frame false fronts. The street is busy with horse-drawn wagons, covered wagons and...
    • Wakely, George D.
    • [1879]
    • Leadville,

    • In this early view of Leadville, Colorado, a timber fence with open gate is along a slope in the foreground. The town is made up of log and wood frame residences, barns, sheds, and false fronts. Mines and mine tailings are on slopes in the...
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    • [between 1877 and 1879]
    • Leadville, Carbonate Hill

    • This snowy view over rooftops of wood frame and log structures to Carbonate Hill mines, Leadville, Colorado includes one and two-story residences, sheds, outhouses, and two-story false fronts. Signs for a market and a hotel are displayed.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1881 and 1885]
    • Looking west on Chestnut St., Leadville, 1879

    • Looking west on Chestnut Street with distant snowcovered Mount Massive in Leadville, Colorado, is a dirt street lined predominantly with wood frame false fronts. Horse-drawn flatbed and covered wagons and pedestrians make the street a busy one. A...
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    • [1879]
    • Upper Creede, Colorado

    • People stand on the wood-plank sidewalk and in the unpaved, littered street in the town of Creede, Colorado, (Upper Creede) in Mineral County. The one and two story buildings have clapboard siding, gables, cornices, and false fronts. A street light...
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    • [1892?]
    • Gillett, Cripple Creek District

    • People pose on a commercial street in Gillett (Teller County), Colorado; shows men on wooden sidewalks in front of frame buildings with false fronts. Signs on businesses read: "Furnished Rooms," "Meat Market," "Lodging" and "[?] Meals at all...
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    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Looking north on Oak St. Eaton, Colo.

    • A view of Eaton, Weld County, Colorado, looking north on Oak Street includes one- and two-story brick or wood commercial buildings with false fronts. A group of men stand by the bank on the corner; signs on the buildings read: "Bank," "[?] & Rea,"...
    • Dickerson, A. E.
    • [between 1902 and 1930?]
    • Brandon

    • A dirt road leads into the town of Brandon, Colorado (Kiowa County). Weeds grow on both sides of the dirt road. Buildings along the Main Street include one and two story commercial storefronts with flat roofs, gables, and false fronts. Horses and...
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    • [between 1911 and 1912]
    • Leadville

    • Early view of Leadville, Colorado includes a timber fence and evergreens along a slope in foreground. The town is made up of log and wood frame residences, barns, sheds, and false fronts. Laundry hangs on lines at some residences. Mines and mine...
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    • [between 1877 and 1879]
    • Chatanooga [sic], Colo., near Silverton, 1889

    • View along Main Street of the mining town of Chattanooga, San Juan County, Colorado, includes log and wood frame buildings, and false fronts. Men stand around horse or burro-drawn wagons on the Million Dollar Highway (Highway 550) with an extended...
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    • 1889
    • Main Street, Silver Cliff

    • View northwest of Main Street, Silver Cliff, Custer County, Colorado; shows frame buildings and false fronts. One has an arched gable apex.
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    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • Nevadaville, Colo. in Gilpin County

    • Main Street, in Nevadaville, Gilpin County, Colorado, is a dirt path flanked by log and frame buildings; some businesses have false fronts. Men walk among piled timber and lumber. Roads cut across one side of the valley; Maryland Mountain and...
    • Faul, Henry.
    • 1860?
    • Kit Carson, Colorado

    • Commercial buildings in Kit Carson, Colorado, have flat or gable roofs and false fronts. Signs read: "Genuine Bull Durham Smoking Tobacco. The Old Reliable," and "Rhoades Waggoner General Merchandise;" with a depiction of a bull. Buckboards are in...
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    • 1880?
    • Looking west, Ault, Colorado

    • Main street Ault, Weld County, Colorado, shows townspeople standing along boardwalks of the wood frame false fronts. The street is wheel tracked and has a center muddy area. Signs include: "Ault Hotel", "Groceries, Dry Goods & General Merchandise,"...
    • Dickerson, A. E.
    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Johnstown, Colorado

    • View looking down an unpaved street in Jamestown, Colorado, in Weld County shows buildings along the street include one and two-story, clapboard and wood-frame, commercial storefronts. Two buildings have false fronts. Two cars are next to one...
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    • [between 1920 and 1930]
    • Fremont & Mt. Pisgah, Cripple Creek

    • View of Fremont (Cripple Creek, Teller County), Colorado. Shows wood frame residences and commercial buildings with false fronts. A tent is beside Cripple Creek. Mount Pisgah is in the distance.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Indians & travois, Miles City

    • Native American Sioux pause outside of Miles City, Montana with horses and travois (tepee poles with bundles of their belongings.) Shows the main street businesses with false fronts.
    • Huffman, L. A. (Laton Alton), 1854-1931.
    • [between 1870 and 1890?]
    • Georgetown from Democrat Mt.

    • View of frame commercial buildings and houses in Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Some clapboard buildings have dormer windows or false fronts. People stand and pose outside the Thomas Ellis house and are identified left to right as: Mr....
    • Chamberlain, W. G. (William Gunnison), 1815-1910.
    • [1876?]
    • Central City, Colorado

    • View of brick, stone and frame commercial buildings and houses in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. Shows fences, houses, road grades and mine operations on treeless hillsides. Buildings include a church with a bell tower and cross and the...
    • Hull, Arundel C., 1846-1908.
    • 1868
    • Denver, Colorado

    • View along Larimer Street, Denver, Colorado, shows the business district with brick two story buildings and a few wood false fronts. Signs include: "Market," "Sands & Kline Dry Goods," "Hense & Gottesleben Jewelry Silverware," "Boots and Shoes,"...
    • Chamberlain, W. G. (William Gunnison), 1815-1910.
    • [between 1864 and 1878]
    • Red Cliff, Summit Co. Col.

    • A group of men, probably miners, stand on a timber sidewalk and pose beside a false front commercial building in Red Cliff, Eagle County (formerly Summit County), Colorado. Signs on the building read: "M. Edwards, Drugs and General Merchandise,...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
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    • Georgetown & vicinity

    • View northeast from Leavenworth Mountain over Georgetown, Colorado, shows scattered wood frame residences, sheds, outhouses, a few lob cabins and false fronts. The Hall Smelter with smoking stack is on Chimney Rock; the Hamill House with a picket...
    • Chamberlain, W. G. (William Gunnison), 1815-1910.
    • [between 1867 and 1869]
    • Georgetown & vicinity

    • View southeast from over Georgetown, Colorado, shows wood frame residences, sheds, outhouses, a few log cabins and false fronts. A smelter with smoking stack shows on Chimney Rock; Hamill House is east of Chimney Rock. Some frame construction is in...
    • Chamberlain, W. G. (William Gunnison), 1815-1910.
    • [between 1867 and 1869]
    • Town Hall, Hooper

    • View of the Howard Store (Hooper Town Hall) at 8681 Main Street, Hooper (Alamosa County), Colorado. The one story commercial style building has a recessed transomed entrance flanked by large display windows and paneled wood kick plates. The...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 1979
    • Abandoned store, Hooper

    • View of an abandoned store in Hooper (Alamosa County), Colorado. The one story, wood, commercial style building has a false front. The building has a tin roof and a brick chimney. A Coca-Cola sign is hanging above the entrance.
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 1979
    • Nederland Town Hall

    • View of the facade of the Nederland Town Hall at 45 West 1st (First) Street in Nederland (Boulder County), Colorado. The two story building has a pedimented false front with wooden siding and a diamond window in the center of the second story....
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 1988
    • Mound City C. C. Dist

    • Mound City, Teller County, Colorado, consists of log and frame dwellings, including businesses with false fronts. Laundry dries in yards; horses, buggies and a passenger are in the foreground. Also known as Squawville, this Cripple Creek district...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1891 and 1900?]
    • 945 Main Street, Silver Plume

    • View of the facade and side elevations of 945 Main Street in Silver Plume (Clear Creek County), Colorado. The two-story structure has wooden siding and a false front with a pediment and decorative brackets. An enclosed staircase leads down to an...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 2010

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