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    • Betty Wonder Oral History

    • Betty Gallow Wonder was born July 17, 1939, in Denver, Colorado. A life-long resident of the Elyria neighborhood, she was the only child of working parents. She and many extended family members grew up and remained in the area. Betty spent most...
    • Wonder, Betty Lee, 1939-
    • 2013 September 21
    • Kenneth Ray "Boogie" Mondragon Oral History

    • Kenneth Ray “Boogie” Mondragon was born in 1953 on the east side of Denver. As a youth his family moved into the Stapleton housing project in Denver’s Globeville neighborhood. Boogie remained in the neighborhood until 1992. During this time he...
    • Mondragon, Kenneth Ray 1953-
    • 2013 October 19
    • Ouray from Twin Peaks, 3000 feet below

    • View southeast from Twin Peaks high over the town of Ouray, Ouray County, Colorado; shows the Amphitheater, roads in the Uncompahgre River Valley, one to Camp Bird Mine, Red Mountain Highway (originally the Otto Mears Toll Road, Million Dollar...
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    • [1935]
    • Judy Montero Oral History

    • Judy Hinojosa Montero was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, in 1952. After her parents divorce, her mother remarried and her step-father moved the family to Denver, Colorado in 1954. Judy attended Bryant-Webster Elementary School in Denver. The...
    • Montero, Judy Hinojosa, 1954-
    • 2013 November 20
    • Roberta Waggoner Oral History

    • Roberta Lee Waggoner was born at home in 1933. A native of the Swansea neighborhood in Denver, she attended old Swansea Elementary School. Her father was an employee with a local packing company. Her mother suffered from health problems and...
    • Waggoner, Roberta Lee, 1933-
    • 2013 October 4
    • Dave Oletski Oral History

    • In 1954, David Oletski, was born at 4920 Logan Street in the Globeville neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. One of six children, he was raised in a large extended family of Polish Catholics. At the time of his grandmother’s death in 1978, he had...
    • Oletski, David, 1954-
    • 2013 November 2
    • Highway #6 dedication

    • Singer Michael Bondon sings outdoors in front of several microphones, including those belonging to CBS's KLZ and KOA, at the Highway 6 (six) dedication in Central City, Colorado. The heads of several audience members are visible in the foreground....
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    • 1952
    • Filling station for highway dept.

    • A view of the filing station of the Denver Highway Department located near 8th (eighth) and Walnut Street in Denver, Colorado. The building features metal siding and a gable roof. Signs on and near the building read: "Positively no smoking",...
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    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • 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
    • Ouray

    • View north over Ouray, Ouray County, Colorado: shows the Beaumont Hotel, City Hall, Elk Club, and Western Hotel. Roads in the Uncompahgre River Valley include Highway 550, Red Mountain Highway (originally the Otto Mears Toll Road, Million Dollar...
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    • 1966
    • Randolph, Daniel

    • A photo of highway robber Daniel Randolph. He has wears a cap, suit jacket, vest, a bowtie and a dress shirt.
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • 1902, Jan. 13
    • Ouray-Silverton Highway

    • Ouray-Silverton Highway, (later Highway 550, Million Dollar Highway), in southwest Colorado.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1930 and 1937]
    • Columbia River Highway, embankment

    • An automobile and driver pause near the basalt pillar known as the Bishops Hat or Mushroom Rock on the Columbia River Highway in Shepperds Dell State Natural Area, Multnomah County, Oregon. Shows a masonry wall constructed by Italian masons who...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1915 and 1920?]
    • Garage #1

    • Automobiles are parked in front of garage number one of the Denver Highway Department located near 8th (eighth) and Walnut Street in Denver, Colorado. Shows a large brick building with possibly a half story or attic. The half-story or attic has a...
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    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Sewer flushing department

    • Shows the Sewer Flushing Department of the Denver Highway Department located near 8th (eighth) and Walnut Street in Denver, Colorado. Signs on the two story brick buildings read: "Sewer Flushing" and "Highway Department". An address above the...
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    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Street cleaning division no. 2

    • Shows the street cleaning and sprinkling offices of the Denver Highway department located near 8th (eighth) and Walnut Street in Denver, Colorado. The two-story brick building features an Italianate style architecture with large brackets, flat roof...
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    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Street cleaning division no. 1

    • A view of the street cleaning division office building of the Highway Department of Denver located near Colfax and Larimer in Denver, Colorado. Shows a two-story Italianate style building with large arched windows. Words painted on the building...
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    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Fred McPeck Oral History

    • Fred McPeck was born in Bellefontaine, Ohio in 1927. In 1943, he started work building airplane engines for the war effort. Three years later, he joined United States Marine Corps, and was stationed at Camp Lajeune North Carolina, Bermuda, Cuba,...
    • McPeck, Fred, 1927-
    • 2013 October 19
    • Hiway [sic] 119 near foot of Walling Hill 1945

    • The Peak-to-Peak Highway (Colorado State Highway 119) is lined with small piles of snow in the foreground north of Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. Trees stand along the downhill slope in the midground. A ridge of mountains is in the...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [1945?]
    • Valley Highway construction

    • View of the preparation for Valley Highway (I-25) construction, in Denver, Colorado; shows graded earth, houses, and a car.
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    • 1949
    • Valley Highway construction

    • View of Valley Highway overpass construction, in Denver, Colorado; shows concrete forms, cars, and smokestacks.
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    • 1949
    • Valley Highway construction

    • View of Valley Highway overpass construction, in Denver, Colorado; shows concrete forms, graded earth, and a crane.
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    • 1949
    • Valley Highway construction

    • View of Valley Highway overpass construction, in Denver, Colorado; shows concrete forms, graded earth, and a cars including a "Woody" station wagon.
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    • 1949 September 9
    • Clear Creek Highway timber & painting face

    • Interior view of a highway tunnel under construction on Highway 6 in Jefferson County or Clear Creek County, Colorado; a surveyor's transit and tripod are below frame shoring.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Clear Creek Highway portal

    • View of the entrance to a highway tunnel under construction on Highway 6 in Jefferson County or Clear Creek County, Colorado; a man stands under frame shoring.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Highway #6 dedication

    • Men stand on a platform and women, wearing period costumes, stand in front of the platform at the Highway 6 dedication in Central City, Colorado. A man stands in front of microphones that read "KLZ" and "KOA."
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    • 1952
    • Clear Creek highway, portal & dump

    • View of a tunnel portal and dump associated with the construction of Highway 6 beside Clear Creek in Jefferson or Clear Creek County, Colorado. A dirt road snakes around the rocky landform. Equipment sits outside the tunnel entrance.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Colfax - Larimer viaduct

    • A view of the viaduct at Colfax Avenue and Larimer Street in Denver, Colorado. The Italianate style Denver Highway Department Street Cleaning Division building is next to the viaduct. Another local business is in the background. Painted on the side...
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    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Silverton, Colorado

    • View of Silverton, Colorado, looking northeast, from the slopes of Sultan Mountain along the road to Durango. On the rocky bluff in the foreground, a man is taking a photograph; a 50's sedan heads down the 'Million Dollar Highway' into town....
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    • [between 1950 and 1955?]
    • Million Dollar Highway, north

    • View of the Million Dollar Highway (State Highway 550) Ouray or San Juan County, Colorado; shows road grade in valley walls.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • C & S engine 632 switching @ Prospect 9:20 A.M.

    • View of Colorado and Southern steam locomotive 116 (2-8-0) switches a freight car at Prospect Yard in Denver, Colorado. Letters on the tender read: "Burlington Line" and on the boxcar read: "New York Central System." The train is near Valley...
    • Trout, George A.
    • 1949 October 16
    • Tomb of Chipeta

    • Gravestone of Chipeta, Ute Native American, wife of Chief Ouray, inside a fenced plot with a gate, along Highway 550, Montrose County, Colorado; died August 16, 1924, buried at this site 1925.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1925 and 1930]
    • Letter from George W. Gross to E.C. Regnier

    • George W. Gross (State Highway Department) writes to E.C. Regnier (Lincoln Hills Company) to detail his plans for building on his property in Lincoln Hills.
    • Gross, George W.
    • 1927 July 7
    • Pike's Peak Highway, Granite Canon

    • Pikes Peak Highway in Granite Canyon (later Highway 24, Eleven Mile Canyon), west of Colorado Springs, Colorado; shows automobile parked roadside.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1923 and 1925]
    • Pike's Peak Highway, Granite Canyon

    • Pikes Peak Highway in Granite Canyon (later Highway 24, Eleven Mile Canyon), west of Colorado Springs, Colorado.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1923 and 1925]
    • Pike's Peak Highway, Granite Canon

    • Pikes Peak Highway in Granite Canyon (later Highway 24, Eleven Mile Canyon), west of Colorado Springs, Colorado.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1923 and 1925]
    • Pike's Peak Highway, Granite Canon

    • Pikes Peak Highway in Granite Canyon (later Highway 24, Eleven Mile Canyon), west of Colorado Springs, Colorado.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1923 and 1925]
    • School House, Last Chance, Colo.

    • View of the old school house, converted to the Last Chance Cafe, situated at the intersection of U.S. Highway 36 and State Highway 71 in Last Chance, Washington County, Colo. The single-story wood structure stands in a ghost town that was once the...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 1978.
    • Placer gold fields, Russell, Colo.

    • View of Russell, Costilla County, Colorado, includes dwellings, outbuildings, mining sheds, Sangre de Cristo Creek and Denver and Rio Grande railroad engine, freight cars and passenger coach. Identified locations are: "1. Spanish Basin Placers, 2....
    • Davis, O. T.
    • 1897
    • Sapinero Arch at the top

    • View of snow on rocky slopes beside bridges and trestles over the Lake Fork of the Gunnison River near the confluence with the Gunnison River in Gunnison County, Colorado. Shows a Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad trestle, an old highway...
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    • [between 1925 and 1940?]

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