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    • Prospectors Gunnison Co Pitkin, Colo

    • Prospectors pose near burros with saddlebags in Pitkin, Gunnison County, Colorado.
    • Pitkin (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Donkeys--Colorado--Pitkin--1880-1890.; Miners--Colorado--Pitkin--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Pitkin--1880-1890.; Pack animals--Colorado--Pitkin--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890]
    • Prospectors, Creede, Colo.

    • A group of prospectors stand on the slope of a hill with their burros and a horse near Creede (Mineral County), Colorado. Some of the burros are packed with tools and equipment. Most of the men wear work clothes and some hold walking sticks in...
    • Creede (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Donkeys--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.; Pack animals--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1894?]
    • Cripple Creek prospectors

    • Prospectors pose near burros with saddle bags in Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado. A nearby sign reads: "Furnished Rooms".
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1880-1890.; Donkeys--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1880-1890.; Miners--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1880-1890.; Pack...
    • [between 1880 and 1890]
    • Group of prospectors

    • A group of prospectors and their burro pose around a campfire and tent on the floor of a steep walled valley.
    • Campfires--1880-1890.; Donkeys--1880-1890.; Miners--1880-1890.; Mining--1880-1890.; Tents--1880-1890.
    • 1881?
    • Prospectors

    • Prospectors pose near the entrance to a mine in Ouray County, Colorado.
    • Ouray County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Prospectors

    • Three prospectors on the side of a dirt road, one rides a burro, one holds a pick axe over his shoulder; two pack burros, West Creek and Pemberton district mining camp, Colorado.
    • Douglas County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Donkeys--Colorado--Douglas County--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Douglas County--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Douglas County--1890-1900.; Pack animals--Colorado--Douglas County--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Prospectors, West Creek District.

    • Prospectors sit and stand on and near mules or donkeys in the West Creek District, probably Teller County, Colorado. Some burros have saddle packs, others have bridles. The men wear hats.
    • Teller County (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Donkeys--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1910.; Miners--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1910.; Packtrains--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1910.
    • [between 1892 and 1901]
    • Cripple Creek prospectors

    • Outdoor portrait of unidentified white men and (possibly) Asian man in a courtyard created by wooden buildings, Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado; buildings have pitched roofs, vertical slats, two with brick chimneys, one with a metal stove...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Donkeys--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1910.; Prospecting--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1910.
    • [between 1892 and 1901]
    • Miners

    • Prospectors Jake Lil and Mike Heiser pose outdoors with Baldy, a burro, near Eureka Gulch in San Juan County, Colorado. Baldy wears saddle bags.
    • Eureka (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Donkeys--Colorado--Eureka--1900-1910.; Miners--Colorado--Eureka--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Eureka--1900-1910.; Pack animals--Colorado--Eureka--1900-1910.; Heiser, Mike.; Lil, Jake.
    • 1904
    • Cherokee Trail

    • Overview of the Cherokee Trail located north of Fort Collins in Larimer County, Colo. In 1849 fourteen California-bound gold prospectors forged a trail that eventually joined the Oregon Trail at Fort Bridger, Wyo. Named for Indian members of the...
    • Trails--West (U.S.)--1990-2000.; Cherokee Trail--1990-2000.; Overland Trail--1990-2000.; Trails--West (U.S.)--Pictorial works.; Cherokee Trail--Pictorial works.; Overland Trails--Pictorial works.
    • 1999
    • Off for the hills in search of gold

    • Miners pose with a donkey loaded with saddle bags in the Colorado mountains. The prospectors have rifles in bandolier holsters.
    • Donkeys--Colorado--1890-1910.; Miners--Colorado--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--1890-1910.; Pack animals--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Abandoned mine

    • Prospectors dig near an abandoned mine and a sluice in Colorado.
    • Abandoned mines--Colorado--1880-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Prospecting--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1940 and 1960]
    • Gregory gold diggings Colorado, May, 1859 Page 181.

    • Reproduction of a drawing of prospectors digging for gold in Gregory's Gulch in Central City, Colorado in Gilpin County. Men pan for gold, pour rocks into a sluice, and dig in the stream. Log cabins and tents are behind.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1960.; Gold miners--Colorado--Central City--1930-1950.; Gold mining--Colorado--Central City--1930-1950.
    • [between 1930 and 1960?]
    • The Lick Monument, San Francisco

    • Women in fitted dresses and hats, and men with suits, hats and canes stand at the proposed Lick Monument in Marshall Square, San Francisco (Marin County), California. On a central pedestal, Eureka stands with a shield, in front of the state bear. A...
    • Indians of North America--Commemoration--California--San Francisco--1890-1900.; Mexicans--Commemoration--California--San Francisco--1890-1900.; Spaniards--Commemoration--California--San Francisco--1890-1900.; San Francisco (Calif.)--1890-1900.;...
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    • Municipal Facts: Volume 8 Numbers 3 and 4, 1925 March-April

    • Newsletter produced everty two months by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1925 March-April
    • Puma City, Tarryall Post-Office, looking north through Main Street

    • View of Puma City, Park County, Colorado, shows frame dwellings and businesses flanking dirt street. This town peaked during the 1890's with a population over a thousand; town of Tarryall replaced it west of this location.
    • Puma City (Colo.)--1890-1900.
    • [between 1898 and 1899?]
    • Denver City K. T.

    • Views in Denver and Auraria, Colorado (Kansas Territory). Shows American Indians, prospectors, frame and log buildings, pioneers and a covered wagon, and the Rocky Mountain News office in Auraria.
    • Rocky Mountain News--Buildings--1850-1860.; Auraria (Denver, Colo.)--1850-1860.; Denver (Colo.)--1850-1860.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1850-1860.; Newspaper industry--Colorado--Denver--1850-1860.; Pioneers--Colorado--Denver--1850-1860.
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    • Telephone building looking up main st.

    • Exterior view of a two-story brick building on the corner of Harrison Avenue and Main Street (renamed West 3rd (Third) Street) in Leadville, Colorado. Built in 1879, the building features a bracketed cornice, tall storefronts with double doors,...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1890.
    • [between 1879 and 1884]
    • Off for Gunnison

    • Men stand and ride horseback near a packtrain probably in Leadville (Lake County), Colorado. The donkeys are loaded with prospectors supplies.
    • Donkeys--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.; Miners--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.; Packtrains--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.; Transportation--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.
    • [1880]
    • Near White Oaks

    • Miners pose near the tracks of a mine tramway in New Mexico. The men hold various tools that include prospectors picks, pry bars, chisles, and a barrel.
    • Miners--New Mexico--1880-1900.; Mining--New Mexico--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Huerfano slope packtrain Blanca Camp

    • Men pose on horseback and near burros on a packtrain at a camp in Huerfano County, Colorado.
    • Huerfano County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Donkeys--Colorado--Huerfano County--1870-1880.; Horseback riding--Colorado--Huerfano County--1870-1880.; Packtrains--Colorado--Huerfano County--1870-1880.; Transportation--Colorado--Huerfano County--1870-1880.
    • [between 1870 and 1880?]
    • Off for the mines

    • Two miners pose with five loaded burros, Huerfano County, Colorado. Burros carry planks, barrels, stovepipes, wheelbarrow, shovels, pickaxes, and boxes of goods.
    • Huerfano County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Donkeys--Colorado--Huerfano County--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Huerfano County--1890-1900.; Mining equipment--Colorado--Huerfano County--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Huerfano County--1890-1900.; Pack...
    • 1899
    • Prospector's camp, Cunningham Gulch, San Juan County, Colo.

    • Prospectors sit and stand near two tents in Cunningham Gulch, San Juan County, Colorado. Shows sacks of provisions, a cooking pan, a pot, a shovel and a pick.
    • San Juan County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Camping--Colorado--San Juan County--1870-1880.; Miners--Colorado--San Juan County--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--San Juan County--1870-1880.
    • [between 1872 and 1878]
    • The Indian war, Deadwood City, Black Hills of Dakota

    • Men are in the street in Deadwood (Deadwood City) in Lawrence County, Dakota Territory (later South Dakota). Prospectors or miners hold pick axes. Signs on frame commercial buildings read: "The Big Horn Store," and "Tailor Shop." A dog is in the...
    • Deadwood (S.D.)--1870-1880.; City & town life--South Dakota--Deadwood--1870-1880.; Mining--South Dakota--Deadwood--1870-1880.
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    • Del Norte

    • Men walk down an unpaved street in Del Norte, Colorado on either side of a burro laden with packs. Two burros walk ahead of the group. A wood-frame building with an uneven roofline is in the background.
    • Del Norte (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Donkeys--Colorado--Del Norte--1880-1890.
    • [1880?]
    • Prospectors, West Creek district.

    • A group of prospectors with pack burros on a dirt road in West Creek District, Douglas County, Colorado. The burros carry large bundles with pots and pans. Hillside with trees in background.
    • Douglas County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Donkeys--Colorado--Douglas County--1900-1910.; Miners--Colorado--Douglas County--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Douglas County--1900-1910.; Packtrains--Colorado--Douglas County--1900-1910.
    • [1900?]
    • Third and Main Streets, taken in 1868 the buildings were erected in 1860

    • Men in top hats ride donkeys on Main Street in Canon City, Colorado. Scene includes frame and brick commercial buildings with arched windows and signs: [illegible]. Low hills are in the background, and ruts in the dirt are in the foreground.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Donkeys--Colorado--Canon City--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Canon City--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • An avalanche in the Rocky Mountains

    • Three prospectors are on a sheer cliff during an avalanche in the Rocky Mountains, probably near Leadville (Lake County), Colorado. One man clings to a rock while another man grasps him by the belt. Rocks are in mid air over the canyon, and a hat...
    • Lake County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Avalanches--Colorado--Lake County--1880-1890.; Danger--Colorado--Lake County--1880-1890.; Falling--Colorado--Lake County--1880-1890.; Miners--Colorado--Lake County--1880-1890.
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    • Genealogical index to the records of the Society of Colorado Pioneers

    • An index produced by the Colorado Genealogical Society pertaining to the recognized settlers of Colorado. Information for each individual include, date and place of birth, date and place of death, date of arrival in Colorado,
    • Society of Colorado Pioneers--Indexes.
    • 1990
    • Auraria Higher Education Center

    • Proposal for a Landscape Design and Implementation Study
    • Urban renewal--Colorado--Denver--History--Sources.
    • 1974 January
    • A day in Mammoth Gulch

    • Photomontage of scenes near Mammoth Gulch (Gilpin County), Colorado include: miners Holmes and Ripley, Echo Lake, prospectors on the Fremont Trail, and Judge Knaebel on horseback.
    • Jessie (Dog)--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1900.; Saint Bernard dog--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1900.; Snip (Horse)--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1900.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Horseback riding--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1900.;...
    • 1899
    • The prospectors friend

    • Two small burros loaded with prospector's supplies stand on a dirt road; shows sparse evergreens in background.
    • Donkeys--1890-1920.; Pack animals--1890-1920.
    • [between 1890 and 1920?]
    • "A. P." Mine

    • Two prospectors pose with a barrel hoist under a log frame at the A.P. Mine, possibly in Teller or Douglas County, Colorado; shows wood plank structure with open door on roof and opening for an ore car on side, rock pilings, team of horses, and a...
    • Hoisting machinery--Colorado--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]

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