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  • All fields: Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.
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    • Prison auditorium

    • Black and white convicts at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, sit in pews on the sloping interior floor of the prison auditorium.
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    • [betsween 1890 and 1900?]
    • West end of Canon City, Colo.

    • View of Canon City (Fremont County) Colorado; shows the Colorado State Penitentiary complex, "The Colorado Electric Power Co., Cripple Creek District," orchards, and houses.
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    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Headgates and dam at Canon City

    • View of headgates and a dam on the Arkansas River in Canon City (Fremont County), Colorado. Colorado State Penitentiary buildings are in the background.
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    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • State Penitentiary

    • View of the Colorado State Penitentiary in Canon City (Fremont County), Colorado. Shows stone buildings surrounded by a stone wall with guard towers. The town of Canon City is in the distance.
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    • [between 1895 and 1900?]
    • Administration building

    • Men ride a horse-drawn wagon in the yard at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. The stone Administration Building behind them has barred, arched windows on both floors, and a blind arch in the gable. Power poles, gazebo guard houses,...
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    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Prison farm different view

    • Adobe walls divide hog pens at the State Penitentiary farm in Canon City, Colorado. Pigs crowd troughs; sod topped shelters, hay feeding racks and plank fences are in each area. A coupe automobile with its top down is by the wall, and a horse-drawn...
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    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • General view of Canon City

    • View of Canon City (Fremont County), Colorado; shows the Colorado State Penitentiary, a race track with grandstand, and a Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad train.
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    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Colorado Penitentiary at Canon City

    • The State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, is a complex of two and three-story brick and stone buildings with arched windows; a brick stack emits black smoke by the administration building, with its belfry and blind arch in the gable. A horse...
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    • [between 1890 and 1895?]
    • Colorado State Penitentiary Canon City 1893-94

    • The State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, is a complex of three-story stone structures; the Administration Building is flanked by extensions; all are surrounded by a stone wall with faceted corner towers. A brick smokestack rises from the...
    • Fricke & Company.
    • [between 1893 and 1894?]
    • State penitentiary at Canon City

    • View of the Colorado State Penitentiary complex, Canon City (Fremont County), Colorado; shows cell blocks, guard towers, the arched entry gate, and City Ditch.
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    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Completion of bakery 1893

    • Rusticated stone buildings at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, include the one-story bakery, with gable roof, barred, sash windows, chimney and corner finials. Incised stone in the gable arch reads: "1893." The adjacent two-story...
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    • [between 1893 and 1895?]
    • Administration building

    • This two-story stone building at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, has arched, barred windows, bracketed eaves, and an ornate lookout tower on its roof. An incised panel over the door reads: "Colorado State Penitentiary," and a pole...
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    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Bird's eye view of Colorado State Penitentiary

    • State Penitentiary complex in Canon City, Colorado, consists of stone buildings and walls with faceted corner lookout towers. A spur of the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad crosses the City Ditch in the foreground, which cuts through the...
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    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Outer tower

    • A uniformed man stands on the balcony of this faceted stone guard tower at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Sash windows serve the second floor, and a cornice tops the building. A wagon and shed are next to the structure, railroad...
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    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Pre 1910 old administration building

    • In the prison yard in Canon City, Colorado, garden, lawn, and potted plants flank the City Ditch which enters through a grated arch in the wall. Footbridges cross the canal leading to the Administration Building. Other features include a two-story,...
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    • [between 1890 and 1900?]

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