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    • 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
    • Union Depot, Denver

    • The stone Union Station Building on Wynkoop Street in Denver, Colorado. The Richardson Romanesque style, rusticated stone railroad station has arched doorways, dormers and a square clock tower with finials. Signs read: "Denver & Rio Grande Ry....
    • Union Station (Denver, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.
    • 1884
    • Gunnison River below Chipeta Falls, Black Canyon, D.& R.G. Ry.

    • View of the Gunnison River below Chipeta Falls in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison in Gunnison County, Colorado. Shows rapids, rocks, and boulders and steep canyon walls. Denver and Rio Grande Railway tracks are near the edge of the river.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company--1880-1890.; Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gunnison County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gunnison River (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Canyons--Colorado--Gunnison County--1880-1890.; Railroad...
    • 1886
    • D & RG Ry. crossing, Gunnison River, Robideaux [sic], Delta Co. Colorado, 1886

    • View of the Gunnison River and Denver and Rio Grande Railway trestles near Roubideau (Delta County), Colorado. Buildings and possibly a tent are on the riverbanks, and mesas are in the distance.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company--1880-1890.; Delta County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gunnison River (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Buildings--Colorado--Delta County--1880-1890.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Delta County--1880-1890.; Rivers--Colorado--Delta...
    • 1886
    • Mexican settlement, near Walsenburg

    • View of adobe houses in a Mexican settlement near Walsenburg (Huerfano County), Colorado. Shows a man by a horse, beehive ovens (hornos), a wooden fence, a wagon with a barrel on it and a cedar tree.
    • Huerfano County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Adobe buildings--Colorado--Huerfano County--1880-1890.; Houses--Colorado--Huerfano County--1880-1890.; Settlements--Colorado--Huerfano County--1880-1890.
    • 1888
    • D&RGW narrow gauge locomotive 74

    • View of men and a girl posing by a Denver & Rio Grande Western Railway tender and baggage car pulled by locomotive number 74 (type 280) near Scofield, Carbon County, Utah. The train's engine has a balloon smokestack and headlight.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway Company--1880-1890.; Scofield (Utah)--1880-1890.; Girls--Utah--Scofield--1880-1890.; Railroad cars--Utah--Scofield--1880-1890.; Railroad locomotives--Utah--Scofield--1880-1890.;...
    • 1889
    • Opening of Manitou and Pikes Peak Ry.

    • A view of the Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway (Pikes Peak Cog Road) locomotive and passenger car near the train depot at Manitou Springs (El Paso County), Colorado. The building is constructed of rusticated stone and has a wooden porch at the...
    • Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company--1890-1900.; Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mountain railroads--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1890-1900.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1890-1900.
    • 1891
    • Opening of Manitou and Pikes Peak Ry.

    • View of a Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway (Pikes Peak Cog Road) locomotive and passenger car near rock formations in El Paso County, Colorado. Men and women passengers pose near and on the train. Smoke rises from the engine. Plains are in the...
    • Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company--1890-1900.; El Paso County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mountain railroads--Colorado--El Paso County--1890-1900.; Passengers--Colorado--El Paso County--1890-1900.; Railroads--Colorado--El Paso County--1890-1900.
    • 1891
    • Half way up, opening of Manitou & Pikes Peak Ry.

    • View of a Manitou and Pikes Peak Railway train near Minnehaha in El Paso County, Colorado. Shows probably Ruxton Creek, a tent and a log cabin. People stand near the track, rock formations are in the distance.
    • Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company--1890-1900.; El Paso County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mountain railroads--Colorado--El Paso County--1890-1900.
    • 1891
    • Opening of Manitou and Pikes Peak Ry.

    • A view of a Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway (the Pikes Peak Cog Road) locomotive and passenger car near Ruxton Park in El Paso County, Colorado. Well-dressed men and women stand near the train in an open area with granite cliffs in the distance....
    • Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company--1890-1900.; El Paso County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Ruxton Park (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mountain railroads--Colorado--El Paso County--1890-1900.; Passengers--Colorado--El Paso County--1890-1900.
    • 1891
    • Opening of the Manitou & Pike's Peak Ry. 1891 June 30

    • and are numbered 1 through 6 on the photoprint from left to right. Trees and mountains are behind the depot. In the immediate foreground is a power pole with glass insulators.; Exterior view looking south at the Pike's Peak Cog Railway Depot in...
    • Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1890-1900.; Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company.
    • 1891
    • Mt. Massive from near Busk Tunnel, Colo. Midland Ry.

    • View toward Mount Massive, Colorado, from near the Busk-Ivanhoe Tunnel; grade work completed for Colorado Midland Railway standard gauge track from lower elevation Busk-Ivanhoe Tunnel. A lake is in the foreground; clouds top snow dotted mountains.
    • Lake County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Massive, Mount (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mountains--Colorado--Lake County--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Lake County--1890-1900.; Tunnels--Colorado--Lake County--1890-1900.; Colorado Midland Railway Company.
    • 1893
    • Mt. Massive from near Busk Tunnel, Colo. Midland Ry.

    • View towards Mount Massive (elevation 14,421 feet), Colorado, from near the Busk-Ivanhoe Tunnel; shows small lake in valley below, grade work completed for Colorado Midland Railway standard gauge track, and a man (with lace-up boots and suspenders)...
    • Lake County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Massive, Mount (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Lake County--1890-1900.; Mountains--Colorado--Lake County--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Lake County--1890-1900.; Rifles--Colorado--Lake...
    • 1893
    • Freighting in the Rocky Mountains, Hull Transfer Co.'s teams, Cripple Creek, Colo.

    • Several horse and mule-drawn teams pulling covered wagons and freight wagons block traffic on Bennett Avenue between First (1st) and Second (2nd) Streets, Cripple Creek, Colorado; teams identified as Hull Transfer Company, stop in front of Grant...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; False fronts--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Moving & storage trade--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890- 1900.; Streets--Colorado--Cripple...
    • 1893 March 13
    • Mound City Mid Ter. Ry.

    • View of Mound City (Teller County), Colorado. A mill building is in the distance.
    • Mound City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Mound City--1890-1900.
    • 1893, December 19
    • M. & P.P. Ry. Ruxton glen

    • View of Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway tracks among rock formations of Ruxton Park, El Paso County, Colorado.
    • Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company--1890-1900.; El Paso County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Ruxton Park (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--El Paso County--1890-1900.; Rock formations--Colorado--El Paso County--1890-1900.
    • 1895 July 10
    • Cripple Creek, Col.

    • View of the mining town of Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado. Shows hewn log cabins with chinking, framed windows, doors, and chimneys; one and two-story wood frame residences; and multi-story masonry commercial buildings. Mines and mining...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Log cabins--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • 1897
    • Anaconda Col.

    • View of a Florence & Cripple Creek Railroad locomotive and Denver & Rio Grande Railway cars at Anaconda (Teller County), Colorado. Shows a railroad trestle, mine buildings, mine tailings, and the tracks of the Midland Terminal Railway on Gold Hill....
    • Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad Company--1890-1900.; Anaconda (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Anaconda--1890-1900.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Anaconda--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Anaconda--1890-1900.;...
    • 1897
    • Sinking shaft with windlass

    • Well-dressed men stand on a wooden platform and operate a windlass to a mine shaft in Colorado. The shafthouse, a tailings dump, and a railroad to another mine are in the distance.
    • Hoisting machinery--Colorado--1890-1900.; Mine buildings--Colorado--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1890-1900.
    • 1897
    • The horse whim

    • Well-dressed men stand near rail tracks and push ore crucibles on carts from a hewn log shafthouse in Colorado. A horse attached to a whim is behind the building, a smelter is in the distance. Shows frame mining structures, railroad tracks, a...
    • Hoisting machinery--Colorado--1890-1900.; Mine buildings--Colorado--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1890-1900.; Smelters--Colorado--1890-1900.
    • 1897
    • The Blacksmith

    • View of a blacksmith working in a lean-to, probably in Colorado. Shows a smithy using a hammer and anvil set on a tree stump. A young man, a water barrel, large bellows, and a pickax are in the wooden structure.
    • Blacksmithing--Colorado--1890-1900.; Blacksmiths--Colorado--1890-1900.; Forge shops--Colorado--1890-1900.
    • 1897
    • Conductors special train in Eagle River Canon, D. & R.G. Ry.

    • Denver & Rio Grande Railroad Locomotive number 507 pulls a passenger train beside the Eagle River in Eagle River Canon, Eagle County, Colorado. Head frames and mining structures are located on the steep rock faces of the canyon walls. Gilman and...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1890-1900.; Eagle County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Eagle River (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Canyons--Colorado--Eagle County--1890-1900.; Railroads--Colorado--Eagle County--1890-1900.; Rivers--Colorado--Eagle...
    • 1897 May 9
    • C. & N.W. Railway station from the park, Cedar Rapids, Ia

    • View of a water fountain in a park in front of the Chicago & North Western Railway Company station in Cedar Rapids (Linn County), Iowa. Shows a brick and stone building with half-timbered dormer windows, a center clock tower with corner turrets, a...
    • Chicago and North Western Railway Company--1890-1900.; Cedar Rapids (Iowa)--1890-1900.; Fountains--Iowa--Cedar Rapids--1890-1900.; Parks--Iowa--Cedar Rapids--1890-1900.; Railroad stations--Iowa--Cedar Rapids--1890-1900.
    • 1898
    • A scene on the Chicago & North Western Ry.

    • View of Chicago & North Western Railway Company tracks and probably an irrigation ditch near the Wapsipinicon River, in probably Clinton County, Iowa. Shows double railroad tracks on a grade, timber telltales (height gauges) near covered railroad...
    • Chicago and North Western Railway Company--1890-1900.; Clinton County (Iowa)--1890-1900.; Railroad bridges--Iowa--Clinton County--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Iowa--Clinton County--1890-1900.
    • 1898
    • Honey Creek Lake, Missouri valley. A scene on the Chicago & North Western Ry.

    • View of a Chicago & North Western Railway Company engine and train beside a lake identified as Honey Creek Lake near Honey Creek (Pottawattamie County), Iowa. Telegraph poles and trees are beside railroad tracks.
    • Chicago and North Western Railway Company--1890-1900.; Pottawattamie County (Iowa)--1890-1900.; Lakes & ponds--Iowa--Pottawattamie County--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Iowa--Pottawattamie County--1890-1900.; Railroads--Iowa--Pottawattamie...
    • 1898
    • Council Bluffs, Chicago & North Western Ry. station

    • View of trains at the Chicago and North Western Railway Company railroad station in Council Bluffs (Pottawattamie County), Iowa. A sign on the building reads: "Chicago & Northwestern Freight Depot." Shows a U.S. flag on a flagpole.
    • Chicago and North Western Railway Company--1890-1900.; Council Bluffs (Iowa)--1890-1900.; Flagpoles--Iowa--Council Bluffs--1890-1900.; Railroad stations--Iowa--Council Bluffs--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Iowa--Council Bluffs--1890-1900.;...
    • 1898
    • Council Bluffs, Chicago & North Western Ry. station

    • Men stand by a horse-drawn wagon near the Chicago and North Western Railway Company station in Council Bluffs (Pottawattamie County), Iowa. Shows a train on tracks near a sign that reads: "No Thoroughfare. Dangerous."
    • Chicago and North Western Railway Company--1890-1900.; Council Bluffs (Iowa)--1890-1900.; Railroad stations--Iowa--Council Bluffs--1890-1900.; Railroads--Iowa--Council Bluffs--1890-1900.
    • 1898

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