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    • Southeast corner of 4th and River, home of Geo. R. Shaeffer

    • This hewn log cabin in Canon City, Colorado, has snow on its sagging shingle roof. A man holds the reins of a horse with a child on it, and a woman and child look out the door. A power pole is by a bay window and a brick chimney; a box is mounted...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1850-1860.; Log cabins--Colorado--Canon City--1850-1860.
    • 1858
    • Map of Golden City: laid out in the spring of 1859

    • Golden's town company, known as the Golden City Association, was formed when the town was founded on June 16, 1859. At that time, the town of Golden City was part of Kansas Territory. The Territory of Colorado was created to govern the western...
    • Golden City (Kansas Territory)--Maps.; Kansas Territory--Maps.; Golden (Colo.)--Maps--19th century.; Golden (Colo.)--History--19th century.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--Maps--19th century.
    • 1859
    • William M. Slaughter of Loveland

    • Studio portrait of William and Martha Slaughter in Loveland (Larimer County), Colorado. He holds a bowler hat and sits in a chair.
    • Slaughter, Martha.; Slaughter, William M. 1830-1897.; Loveland (Colo.)--1850-1860.; Judges--Colorado--Loveland--1850-1860.; Spouses--Colorado--Loveland--1850-1860.
    • 1859
    • Larimer Family Papers, correspondence with family

    • Larimer, William H.H. correspondence sent to family. Gold, lot speculation, Auraria drinking & gambling, Reverend Fisher, donation of 4 lots from Auraria, "beat them fairly" "not a mining town. It will be a Capitol." future of Denver.
    • Frontier and pioneer life--Colorado--Denver--19th century.
    • 1859 February
    • Larimer Family Papers, correspondence with family

    • Larimer, William, Jr. correspondence sent to family. Staying till spring, owns 1/18 of Denver City, 200 houses, trades for Leavenworth property, climate, railroad meeting, Brockway.
    • Frontier and pioneer life--Colorado--Denver--19th century.
    • 1859 January 11
    • Larimer Family Papers, correspondence with family

    • Larimer, William, Jr. correspondence sent to Family. Kansas elections, best route for John, Horace Greeley report, Rocky Mountain News, Denver stores, band, gambling, 15,000 population, church.
    • Frontier and pioneer life--Colorado--Denver--19th century.
    • 1859 June 18
    • Larimer Family Papers, correspondence with "Son" (John)

    • Larimer, William, Jr. correspondence sent to "Son" (John). Lies about Larimer, persuading John to come to Denver, price of flour in Denver, the mines, post office, Denver will be state capitol, cemetery company.
    • Frontier and pioneer life--Colorado--Denver--19th century.
    • 1859 June 28
    • Larimer Family Papers, correspondence with family

    • Larimer, William, Jr. correspondence sent to family. Politics, "Larimer addition to Denver City", boys coming out, new office & new home.
    • Frontier and pioneer life--Colorado--Denver--19th century.
    • 1860 May 12-16
    • Diary of Margaret Patten Gray Evans

    • Margaret Evans, the wife of John Evans describes her daily life in 1861. She describes her efforts to improve her children, and comments about religion.
    • Governors--Colorado.; Governors' spouses--Colorado.
    • 1861
    • Diary of Margaret Patten Gray Evans

    • Margaret Evans, the wife of John Evans describes her daily life in 1863. The diary also includes doodles, children's drawings and an accounting ledger.
    • Governors--Colorado.; Governors' spouses--Colorado.
    • 1863
    • General Custer presenting captured battle-flags at the War Department, Washington

    • Image on Harper's weekly title page shows General George A. Custer in Washington D.C. Custer wears a military uniform and presents tattered Confederate battle flags held by Confederate soldiers, captured at the Battle of Cedar Creek, to dignitaries...
    • Washington (D.C.)--1860-1870.; Generals--American--District of Columbia--Washington--1860-1870.; Military parades & ceremonies--District of Columbia--Washington--1860-1870.; Military standards--Confederate--1860-1870.; Prisoners--District of...
    • 1864 November 12
    • Central City, Colorado

    • Reproduction of T. R. Davis rendering; shows Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado, with businesses and mining facilities.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1866
    • The Directors of the U.P.R.R. at the 100th Mer.

    • Directors of the Union Pacific Railroad pose beside the engine "Idaho," passenger railroad cars, and a painted sign with lettering that reads: "100th Meridian, 247 Miles from Omaha" in Dawson County, Nebraska. The men wear suits, overcoats, caps or...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Dawson County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Arches--Nebraska--Dawson County--1860-1870.; Business people--Nebraska--Dawson County--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Dawson County--1860-1870.;...
    • 1866 October
    • Gro'p of distin. guests of U.P.R.R. at 100h mer. (2)

    • Men and women, members of the Union Pacific railroad excursion to the 100th meridian, pose beside Union Pacific Railroad engine "Idaho" and passenger cars in Dawson County, Nebraska. They stand beside a painted sign with lettering that reads:...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Dawson County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Arches--Nebraska--Dawson County--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Dawson County--1860-1870.; Railroads--Nebraska--Dawson County--1860-1870.;...
    • 1866 October
    • Burnetizing works of the U.P.R.R. at Omaha (1)

    • Workers are beside flat cars stacked with railroad ties at the Union Pacific Railroad Burnetizing works in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows wooden buildings, tunnels and men in a rail yard where wooden ties are treated with zinc chloride to...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Facilities--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad facilities--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroad ties--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • T.C. Durant, Esq. & heads of depts. U.P.R.R.

    • Thomas C. Durant poses with some of the directors of Union Pacific Railroad departments; they stand beside railroad track and engine "14" in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. The men wear suits with frock coats, overcoats, ties, felt caps, derby...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--People--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Business people--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroad employees--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroads--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Durant, Thomas C.
    • 1866 October
    • Engine House & workshops of U.P.R.R. at Omaha

    • View of Union Pacific Railroad locomotives parked inside the arched openings of the brick engine house and workshops of the Union Pacific in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows lumber and railroad ties piled beside railroad tracks.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Buildings--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad shops & yards--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • Burnetizing works of the U.P.R.R. at Omaha (2)

    • Workers are beside flat cars stacked with railroad ties at the Union Pacific Railroad Burnetizing works in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows wooden buildings, tunnels and men in a rail yard where wooden ties are treated in zinc chloride to...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Facilities--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad employees--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroad facilities--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroad switching--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroad...
    • 1866 October
    • N. end W. front U.P.R.R. Works, Omaha

    • Cows graze near Union Pacific Railroad tracks and railroad works buildings in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Multi-story probably brick buildings are near a smokestack.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Buildings--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad facilities--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • Construction train of the U.P.R.R.

    • Men sit in the grass or stand and pose beside a Union Pacific Railroad construction train and tracks in Nebraska. A horse is beside a flat car piled with rails. Shows probably a telegraph pole nearby.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Equipment & supplies--1860-1870.; Railroad construction workers--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Railroad construction--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Railroads--Nebraska--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • Landing of the U.P.R.R. Excursts. at Omaha (1)

    • People stand near piles of supplies stored in barrels, wooden crates and burlap sacks, in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows a stagecoach, horse drawn wagons, railroad tracks, a Union Pacific Railroad car, and probably the "Colorado" or the...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Missouri River--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Steamboats--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Tourists--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • Landing of the U.P.R.R. Excursts. at Omaha (2)

    • People in horse drawn wagons and buggies are beside Union Pacific Railroad tracks, a railroad car, and the river steamers, the "Denver" and the "Colorado", on the Missouri River in probably Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows United States...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Missouri River--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad tracks--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Rivers--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.;...
    • 1866 October
    • Steamers Denver and Colorado, U.P.R.R.

    • People disembark at Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska, and pose near the steamers "Denver" and "Colorado" on the Missouri River. Shows tall smokestacks on steamboats, and people behind ornate wooden railings on upper and lower story observation...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Missouri River--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Rivers--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Steamboats--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.;...
    • 1866 October
    • Group of Pawnee Warr. & Palace Cars of U.P.R.R.

    • Native American (Pawnee) men, hired for a staged performance for members of the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian, wear headdresses and woven blankets, and stand in front of a Union Pacific Railroad passenger car in Nebraska. Men and...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Indians of North America--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Pawnee Indians--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Railroads--Nebraska--1860-1870.;...
    • 1866 October
    • Laying the rails of U.P.R.R. - two miles a-day

    • Construction workers lay rail over railroad ties on the Union Pacific Railroad in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. Shows a supply wagon, men in work clothes and felt hats, and members of the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian, in...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad construction workers--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad construction--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Lincoln...
    • 1866 October
    • Commissioners and directors of the U.P.R.R.

    • Men, identified as the commissioners and directors of the Union Pacific Railroad, stand in a row near railroad tracks and pose with a long piece of paper in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. The Union Pacific Railroad officials wear suits with...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--People--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Business men--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Generals--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Men--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad...
    • 1866, October
    • The Middle Landing, O.R.R., Cascades, Columbia River

    • View of frame buildings, a boat house and a wooden ramp beside the Columbia River near The Cascades, whitewater rapids in Multnomah County, Oregon. Shows a trestle near buildings and dense trees on mountains nearby.
    • Columbia River--1860-1870.; Multnomah County (Or.)--1860-1870.; Buildings--Oregon--Multnomah County--1860-1870.; Rivers--Oregon--Multnomah County--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • U.P.R.R. Station, Willow Island, Nebr. in 1867

    • View of Union Pacific Railroad car roofs and tracks in Willow Island (Dawson County), Nebraska. Shows a windmill and frame railroad buildings. People stand on the depot platform.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Willow Island (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad stations--Nebraska--Willow Island--1860-1870.; Railroads--Nebraska--Willow Island--1860-1870.; Windmills--Nebraska--Willow Island--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Benton, Wyoming Territory

    • View of log and frame buildings and canvas tents in Benton (Carbon County), Wyoming. Shows a Union Pacific Railroad building or depot, freight cars, and businesses with signs that read: "U.P.R.R.[?]" and "N.C. Worth." Shows covered wagons parked on...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Buildings--1860-1870.; Benton (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Wyoming--Benton--1860-1870.; Railroad facilities--Wyoming--Benton--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • The first engine of the U.P.

    • Men pose on Union Pacific Railroad pony locomotive no. 1 (later named the "Utah") and on the platform at a passenger depot probably in Benton (Carbon County), Wyoming. A conductor in uniform stands beside men in sack suits or vests. The frame...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Benton (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Railroad depots--Wyoming--Benton--1860-1870.; Railroad employees--Wyoming--Benton--1860-1870.; Railroad locomotives--Wyoming--Benton--1860-1870.
    • 1868

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