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    • Black Hawk, flooding

    • View is south on Main Street, Blackhawk, Colorado; shows flat railroad cars and a specially-built track to load out the debris washed down through town by heavy flooding. Flooding was common a occurrence as a result of extensive lumber harvests....
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    • [1895?]
    • The flood, Main St. Walsenburg

    • View of Cucharas River flooding Main Street, Walsenburg, Huerfano County, Colorado; business district has barber poles and signs: "Restaurant," "New York Clothing House," "World Printing Office," "L. W. Burtch, County Surveyor," and "The Club."
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    • 1886
    • Paving the streets

    • Paving operations along Main Street, in Montrose, Colorado, appear to be temporarly suspended as half of the street is underwater. A small dirt dyke runs the length of the street and is preventing the water from flooding the other half of the...
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    • [1919]
    • Prowers Bridge, U.S. 34 over Arkansas River

    • View of the Prowers Bridge which takes U.S. 34 over the Arkansas River in Bent County Colorado. The bridge is a five-span through truss bridge. The bridge was originally a pile bridge, constructed by the Kansas City Bridge Company in 1900, trusses...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 2009
    • Flood scenes

    • Intersection of Main St. and Gregory St. after flooding, 1910. George Stroehle & Sons, Boiler and Sheet Iron Works and "Bull" Durham buildings are visible among the wreckage. Seven people (one blurred) and a dog are seen interspersed among the...
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    • 1910
    • M. E. Church, Blackhawk, Colo.

    • View of roof damage suffered by the Methodist Episcopal church in Black Hawk, Colorado, August 10, 1887. Building has a large hole in the roof. Large amounts of debris are visible. The church was located on Swede Hill along Clear Creek, but when it...
    • Stair, L. E.
    • August, 1887
    • Main Street Black Hawk, Colo., v915

    • View west up Gregory Street and Gregory Gulch, Black Hawk, Colorado. Sign on building reads: "Mountain Inn Ice Cold Drinks, Cigars, Tobacco, Notions, Fountain Service." Planks cover the cement flume, serve as a sidewalk, and prevent flooding by...
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    • [192-?]
    • Arkansas River 1965 flood of prison farm

    • This aerial view shows the Arkansas River near Canon City, Colorado, flooding the farm of the Colorado State Penitentiary. Past the sandbars and braiding, low sandstone bluffs have erosion with vertical ridging. Foothills are in the background.
    • Belles, Howard W.
    • 1965
    • Flood 1920's

    • View of a half submerged automobile in the flooding Purgatoire River, Trinidad, Colorado. Water reaches to just below the open windows and the angle of the vehicle affords a look at the upholstry. A field behind the car is also under water. A...
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    • [between 1920 and 1929?]
    • Flood 1920's.

    • View of the flooding Purgatoire River, Trinidad, Colorado with crowds of spectators lining the Commercial Street bridge. The bridge has stone balustrade and two cast iron lamps with white glass spherical globes on each of the four arms. Muddy river...
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    • [between 1920 and 1929?]
    • Flood 1930's

    • View of the flooding Purgatoire River, Trinidad, Colorado. Rail tracks and ties hang over a cataract of muddy water; tree stumps and other debris are half submerged and a warehouse is at the edge of the embankment. Buildings in the background...
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    • [between 1930 and 1939?]
    • Flood 1930's

    • View of the flooding Purgatoire River, Trinidad, Colorado; shows Commercial Street under water. The Adelphia Hotel is sumberged to its foundation, and water creates spray as it passes through obstacles. Sign reads: "The Hausman Drug Co. River-side...
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    • [between 1930 and 1939?]
    • Narrow gage engine

    • Flooding in Boulder, Colorado, has a narrow-gage engine half submerged, its full coal bin reading: "155," and its front end under water almost to the stack. Residences are on high ground with foothills behind them in the background, and railroad...
    • M & S Photog.
    • June 1, 1894
    • Flood June 10, 1897 Boulder, Colo.

    • People sit and stand on a railroad bridge over flooding Boulder Creek in Boulder, Colorado. A Black man is in a suit and a fedora, and another man wears a uniform and a Civil War soldier's hat. People sit on the bank, and behind them are sheds,...
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    • 1897
    • 1965 flood

    • This aerial view of the Arkansas River in Canon City, Colorado, shows flooding at the State Penitentiary farm. River, tilled fields, trees, buildings, low hills and clouds fill the scene.
    • Belles, Howard W.
    • 1965
    • River that flooded A. T. & S. F. tracks & depot, Trinidad, Colo.

    • View of the flooding Purgatoire River, Trinidad, Colorado with crowds of spectators lining the Commercial Street bridge. The bridge has stone balustrade and five cast iron lamps with white glass spherical globes on each of the four arms. Muddy...
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    • [between 1920 and 1929?]
    • Trinidad, Colo. river at flood stage

    • View of the flooding Purgatoire River, Trinidad, Colorado with crowds of spectators lining the Commercial Street bridge. The bridge has stone balustrade and two cast iron lamps with white glass spherical globes on each of the four arms. Muddy river...
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    • [between 1920 and 1929?]
    • CB&Q train, engine number 7010, engine type 4-8-2

    • Train #6, The Aristocrat, as a result of flooding detouring over Union Pacific ast train S#12; 12 cars, 40 MPH. Photographed: east of Denver, Colo., June 5, 1935.
    • Perry, Otto, 1894-1970.
    • 1935
    • The Scriptbook

    • Booklet created by The Script Club of East High School in Denver, Colorado. Members of The Script Club, the writing club of East High, submitted their own works for create this booklet. Included are poems, essays, sketches and stories written by...
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.). Script Club.
    • 1932 May
    • Betty Cram Oral History

    • Betty Johnson Cram was born September 18, 1922 on a farm near Niwot, Colorado. After high school she moved to Denver and worked several jobs. In 1941, she found work at the Livestock Exchange Group. She remained there for several years, working...
    • Cram, Betty Johnson, 1922-
    • 2013 September 14
    • Hilltopper, Volume 1 Number 2

    • Neighborhood newsletter highlighting Capitol Hill businesses and interests.
    • The Monarch Press
    • 1954 March 4
    • 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.
    • Sherard, Gerald E. (Gerald Emerson), 1947-
    • 1995
    • Draft Copy of Cemetery to Conservatory

    • Draft copy of the book Cemetery to Conservatory written by Louisa Ward Arps pertaining to the history of and around the Denver Botanic Gardens and Cheesman Park. Contains author revisions and notes.
    • Arps, Louisa Ward, 1901-
    • 1980

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