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  • All fields: Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.
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    • The 1900 ft. span of the Colo. Tel. and Tel. Co. across the Arkansas River, Amity, Colo.

    • Workmen pose on a set of telephone poles near the towns of Holly and Amity (Prowers County), Colorado. A man sits in a horse drawn wagon nearby. Shows barbed wire fence and open grassland.
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Prowers County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Linemen--Colorado--Prowers County--1910-1920.; Utility poles--Colorado--Prowers County--1910-1920.
    • 1914
    • Storms, Monument, Colo.

    • Workers dressed in winter clothes pose on a Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company truck in Monument (El Paso County), Colorado. Wires, equipment, and a lamp hang from the truck with a sign reading: "American Telephone and Telegraph Co....
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Monument (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Linemen--Colorado--Monument--1910-1920.; Trucks--Colorado--Monument--1910-1920.
    • 1916 January 4
    • Plant school, Wight Bldg., class

    • A class from the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company training school pose on the roof of the Wight Building at 1430 Champa Street in Denver, Colorado. The men who are training to be telephone installers, repairmen, linemen, and other...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Employees--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • 1917, July
    • M.S.T. & T. Co. York office, baseball team

    • Members of the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company, York office baseball team pose in a park probably in Denver, Colorado. The men stand in a line and wear striped socks, kickers, and jerseys with the letters "M. S. T. & T. Co." ...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Baseball players--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Employees--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Uniforms--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • [1917?]
    • Underground construction, truck pulling U. G. cable

    • Workers sit and stand near a manhole and install underground cables in Denver, Colorado. The men wear work clothes and hat. One man leans his hand on a pulley mechanism. A flat bed truck with a roll of cable is parked on the street nearby. Shows an...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Employees--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Manholes--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Telecommunication cables--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.;...
    • 1919
    • M.S.T & T. main office baseball team

    • Members of the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company, main office baseball team pose in a park probably in Denver, Colorado. The men stand in a line and wear striped socks, knickers, and jerseys with the letters, "M. S. T. & T. Co." Caps...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Baseball players--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Employees--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Uniforms--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • 1917 April
    • M.S.T. & T. Co., Gallup office baseball team

    • Members of the Mountain State Telephone and Telegraph Company Gallup (later Zuni St.) office baseball team pose in a park probably in Denver. The stand in a line and wear striped socks, pinstripe uniforms with knickers and jerseys with the word...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Baseball players--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Employees--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Uniforms--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • 1917 April
    • M.S.T. & T. Co., south offices baseball team

    • Members of the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company south office baseball team pose in a park probably in Denver, Colorado. The men wear striped socks and pinstriped uniforms with knickers and jerseys with the word "South" emblazoned...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Baseball players--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Employees--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Uniforms--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • 1917, April
    • 1421 Champa, interior offices, general plant, "engineering."

    • Men and women sit at desks in a crowded office in the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company building in 1421 Champa Street in Denver, Colorado. The women work on typewriters and adding machines at library tables in the center of the room....
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Employees--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Offices--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Telephone...
    • 1916 February
    • 1421 Champa, interior, offices, general plant, "engineering."

    • Men work at desks in an office at the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company Building at 1421 Champa Street in Denver, Colorado. Most of the desks are arranged in the center of the room. The men work on papers that are organized on the...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Employees--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Offices--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Telephone...
    • 1916 February
    • Arvada, Colo., exchange equipment, old exchange switchboard

    • Operators work at a switchboard at the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company exchange building in Arvada (Jefferson County), Colorado. The operators wear headsets and sit in tall chairs. Cords are stretched across the work station. A fire...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Arvada (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Arvada--1910-1920.; Telephone operators--Colorado--Arvada--1910-1920.; Telephone...
    • 1915
    • Exchange interior, operator's rest room

    • Women read and knit in the lounge room for operators at the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company exchange building in Colorado Springs (Teller County), Colorado. The room is decorated with oak mission style furniture. Magazines and an...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1910-1920.; Lounges--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1910-1920.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Colorado...
    • 1914
    • Denver Union Depot, telephone booths

    • An operator sits at a switchboard near a bank of telephone booths at Union Station in Denver, Colorado. A woman sits behind a desk near a sign that reads: "Western Union Telegraph and Cable." The telephone booths are identified by numbers mounted...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Union Depot (Denver, Colo.)--Facilities--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.;...
    • 1915
    • Aerial construction, setting anchor

    • A group of workers dig a hole for a Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company telephone pole in a rural area of Colorado. The men hold shovels and tools dangle from their belts. A barbed wire fence runs along a dirt road. Shows open fields.
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Linemen--Colorado--1910-1920.; Telephone companies--Colorado--1910-1920.
    • 1914
    • 1421 Champa, roof garden

    • Women sit on benches and swings at the roof garden on the top floor of the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company building in Denver, Colorado. The women wear skirts and shirt waists. The swings are covered with awnings and potted trees...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Employees--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Roof gardens--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.;...
    • 1913
    • Exchange, interior, operator's rest room

    • Operators read and sew in the operator's lounge room at the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company exchange building in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. The women sit in mission style rocking chairs. Magazines are stacked on a table in...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Pueblo--1910-1920.; Lounges--Colorado--Pueblo--1910-1920.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Pueblo--1910-1920.; Telephone...
    • 1914
    • Wight Building, eastern division, accounting department

    • Men and women work at desks in the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company accounting office in the Wight Building, 1430 Champa Street, Denver, Colorado. Shows office supplies, adding machines, telephones, and file cabinets. Coats and hats...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Employees--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Offices--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • 1916
    • Exchange interior, operator's rest room

    • Telephone operators sit in the operator's rest room at the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company exchange building in Boulder (Boulder County), Colorado. The women sit in rocking chairs near a table where magazines and a plant are...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Boulder (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Boulder--1910-1920.; Lounges--Colorado--Boulder--1910-1920.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Boulder--1910-1920.; Telephone...
    • 1914
    • Aerial construction, hoisting crossarms

    • A man on top of a Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company utility pole guides a crossarm up to the top of the pole in Colorado. A worker on the ground hoists the crossarm with a rope. Other men stand nearby. Shows open fields and an...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Linemen--Colorado--1910-1920.; Utility poles--Colorado--1910-1920.
    • 1914
    • Aerial construction raising pole to upright position by hand

    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph workers position a pole in an excavated hole near a dirt road and field probably in Colorado. A group of men lift the pole while another stands by with a prop. A barn, house, and fields are in the distance.
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Construction--Colorado--1910-1920.; Linemen--Colorado--1910-1920.; Utility poles--Colorado--1910-1920.
    • 1914
    • 1421 Champa, interior offices, general plant engineering

    • A group of engineers work at desks in an office at the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company building at 1421 Champa Street in Denver, Colorado. Plans and and documents are stacked on the desks. One man leans over and confers with...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Employees--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Offices--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Telephone...
    • 1916
    • Exchange equipment, operating room

    • A row of operators work at a switch board at the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company exchange building in Fort Collins (Larimer County), Colorado. Plugs and cords are stretched over the work surface. The women sit on tall chairs and...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Fort Collins (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Fort Collins--1910-1920.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Fort Collins--1910-1920.; Telephone operators--Colorado--Fort...
    • 1914
    • Delta Exchange equipment - switchboard

    • Interior view of a Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company office in Delta (Delta County), Colorado; shows telephone operators working at a switchboard.
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Delta (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Interiors--Delta--Denver--1910-1920.; Telephone companies--Delta--Denver--1910-1920.; Telephone operators--Delta--Denver--1910-1920.; Telephone...
    • 1914
    • Aerial construction, raising pole to upright position by hand

    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company workers lift a pole in an alley probably in Denver, Colorado. The pole is propped on a wooden frame and workers are positioned along its length. Shows low wood fences, brick garages, yards, and houses.
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Linemen--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Utility poles--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • 1914
    • Aerial construction, raising pole to upright position by hand, filling hole & tamping

    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company workers position a pole near a field probably in Colorado. Three men steady the pole with wood braces. Other men shovel soil back into the hole. Open fields and a house are in the distance.
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Construction--Colorado--1910-1920.; Linemen--Colorado--1910-1920.; Utility poles--Colorado--1910-1920.
    • 1914
    • Longmont Exchange - operator's rest room

    • Interior view of a Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company lounge in Longmont (Boulder County), Colorado; women by lockers and a spindle table have upswept hairstyles and wear crosses on chains.
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Longmont (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Longmont--1910-1920.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Longmont--1910-1920.; Telephone operators--Colorado--Longmont--1910-1920.;...
    • 1914
    • Aerial construction, raising pole to upright position by hand

    • Mountain State Telephone and Telegraph Company workers position a pole near a dirt road and field probably in Colorado. Two men stand on either side of the work area monitoring the alignment of the pole. Four men use wooden props to hold the pole...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Construction--Colorado--1910-1920.; Linemen--Colorado--1910-1920.; Utility poles--Colorado--1910-1920.
    • 1914
    • Aerial construction, raising pole to upright position by hand

    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company workers position a pole near a dirt road and field probably in Colorado. One man braces the pole with a prop and other workers are positioned along its length. Several of the workers wear work...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Construction--Colorado--1910-1920.; Linemen--Colorado--1910-1920.; Utility poles--Colorado--1910-1920.
    • 1914
    • Main switchboard - subscribers - 1421 Champa

    • Interior view of the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company exchange in Denver, Colorado; shows women operators in long dresses and upswept hair styles. They sit at switchboards.
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Telephone operators--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.;...
    • 1914
    • Denver exchange equipment, York office, operating room

    • Rows of operators sit at switchboards that line two walls of the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company exchange building on York Street in Denver, Colorado. The women wear headsets and sit in tall chairs that face the switchboard....
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Telephone operators--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.;...
    • 1916
    • Denver exchange equipment, main, 1421 Champa, operating room

    • Operators work at switchboards at the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company exchange at 1421 Champa Street, Denver, Colorado. The women wear headsets and sit in tall chairs that face the switchboard. Each work station is identified by a...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Telephone operators--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Telephone...
    • 1915
    • Toll switchboard and operators - 1421 Champa

    • Interior view of the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company exchange in Denver, Colorado; shows women working at a switchboard. Stenciled letters read: "13."
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Telephone operators--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.;...
    • 1914
    • Colorado Springs, exchange equipment, operating room

    • Operators work at switchboards in the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company exchange building in Colorado Springs (El Paso County), Colorado. The women wear headsets and sit in tall chairs that face their work stations. Cords are strung...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1910-1920.; Telephone operators--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1910-1920.; Telephone...
    • 1915
    • Fort Morgan switchboard

    • Interior view of a Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company exchange in Fort Morgan (Morgan County), Colorado; operators with headsets sit at a switchboard with a clock and kerosene lamp. Women's outfits include a shawl and upswept hair...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Fort Morgan (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Fort Morgan--1910-1920.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Fort Morgan--1910-1920.; Telephone operators--Colorado--Fort...
    • 1914
    • Toll pneumatic tube table - 1421 Champa

    • Interior view at the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company exchange in Denver, Colorado; a woman works at a pneumatic tube communication terminal. Air pressure gauge reads: "Vacuum Gauge - Western Electric Company."
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Pneumatic tubes--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.;...
    • 1914
    • Switchboard - subscribers - 1421 Champa

    • Interior view at the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company exchange in Denver, Colorado; women work at a switchboard.
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Switchboard operators--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.;...
    • 1914
    • Operator's rest room - 1421 Champa

    • Interior view of the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company exchange operator's lounge in Denver, Colorado; women's outfits include upswept hair styles and high button shoes. Decor includes an upright clock, framed pictures, Oriental rugs,...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Lounges--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Switchboard operators--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Telephone...
    • 1914
    • Operating room

    • Operators work at a bank of switchboards that line three walls in the Mountain State Telephone and Telegraph exchange building in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Wires and plugs crisscross the switchboard panels. A supervisor sits at a desk in...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Pueblo--1910-1920.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Pueblo--1910-1920.; Telephone operators--Colorado--Pueblo--1910-1920.;...
    • 1914
    • Denver Union Depot, public telephones

    • An operator sits at a switchboard near a bank of telephone booths at Union Station in Denver, Colorado. She sits behind a divider and wears a head set. The telephone booths are lined with decorative molded tin and numbers identify each booth. A...
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Union Station (Denver, Colo.)--Facilities--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.;...
    • 1915

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