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    • Men with shovels standing by RR tracks

    • Workmen pose outdoors with shovels near a temporary railroad track possibly near South Lipan Street in Denver, Colorado.
    • Lillybridge, Charles S., 1849-1935.
    • [either 1909 or 1910]
    • Group of men working with shovels and pails

    • A group of workmen pose outdoors with shovels in a large trench probably in Denver, Colorado. They wear wide-brimmed hats and overalls.
    • Lillybridge, Charles S., 1849-1935.
    • [between 1904 and 1915?]
    • D&RGW

    • Men stand in the back of a gondola car and use shovels to transfer ore from a narrow gauge railroad car to a Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad standard gauge car in Montrose (Montrose County), Colorado. Shows metal material stacked in a...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1952 April 16
    • Work crew

    • Men gather around a pile of shovels and sledgehammers at a Work Projects Administration (WPA) sponsored road construction site in Colorado. The men wear coats, jackets, hats, caps and gloves.
    • United States. Federal Works Agency.
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    • Gold dredging

    • Two steam shovels excavate a ground pit for hydraulic placer gold mining, Summit County, Colorado.
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    • [1900?]
    • D&RGW

    • Workers in coats and hats use shovels to clear snow from railroad tracks on Cumbres Pass in Conejos County, Colorado. Smoke rises from Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive #483 and spreader snow plow "OU," both are obscured by packed...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1949 January 21
    • Road work in Black Hawk

    • Men with shovels clean up Main Street after a flood in Black Hawk (Gilpin County), Colorado. A Colorado & Southern locomotive pushes flat cars on temporary tracks, they are loaded with dirt and rocks. Shows the Gilpin Hotel, businesses, and men and...
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    • [1910?]
    • Big rock cut, on mile above Cabinet, N.P.R.R.

    • View of Northern Pacific Railroad Company construction near Cabinet (Bonner County) Idaho. Construction workers excavate a railroad cut with picks, shovels and hand carts. Cranes lift a boulder and containers. Chinese laborers wear coolie hats....
    • Davidson, I. G. (Isaac Grundy)
    • [1882 or 1883]
    • Forbes, Colorado probably strikebreakers

    • In Forbes, Las Animas County, Colorado, four coal miners pose on railroad tracks carrying picks and shovels. Telegraph wires are on the snowy railroad embankments.
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    • Bridge on Helena & Northern approaching Marysville

    • Construction workers in sack suits and overcoats, hold shovels and pose on a Helena and Northern Railroad (a Northern Pacific short line) trestle under construction in Marysville (Lewis and Clark County), Montana. The high, wooden trestle is over a...
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    • 1887 October
    • Rock slide

    • A Marion steam shovel, Model 40 moves rocks from a rock slide or snowslide on Great Northern Railway tracks in King County, Washington. Men use shovels to move rocks. Shows a wooden snowshed and fire damaged trees on a mountain.
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    • 1917
    • Gilpin Tramway

    • Men with shovels pose in deep snow beside a Gilpin Tramway locomotive near Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado.
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.;
    • [1899?]
    • The Swimming Pool, Glenwood Springs, 1266

    • Water gushes out of the fountain in the middle of the Natatorium in the hot springs spa in the town of Glenwood Springs (formerly known as Defiance), Colorado, in Garfield County. The Stone Bath House and the Wooden Bath House are next to the...
    • W. E. Hook Wholesale View Company.
    • [March 24, 1896]
    • Black Hawk, flood

    • View northwest on Main Street, Black Hawk (Gilpin County), Colorado; shows the debris that choked the streets of Black Hawk after one of many floods that occurred there, and the temporary railroad track with flat cars used to transport the debris...
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    • [1914?]
    • The Geyser, Silver Cliff Colo.

    • A group of miners at the Geyser Mine in Silver Cliff (Custer County), Colorado pose near the mill. Some men hold shovels, a pick axe, candles with lanterns, and hammers. They wear overalls, canvas coats and wide, slanting brimmed hats with high...
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    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Stone quarry entryway

    • View of the entrance to a stone quarry tunnel and tramway in Colorado. Shovels lean against a nearby building.
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    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Surfacing gang, Helena & Northern R.R.

    • Construction workers hold shovels and spades and stand beside railroad ties near a trestle on Northern Pacific Railroad (Helena and Northern Railroad Company) tracks in Montana. A railroad train is in the distance. Shows talus and tree stumps.
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    • 1887 Fall
    • Workers at coke oven

    • Workers with shovels and rakes stand near a row of coke ovens in an unidentified coal camp probably in Las Animas County, Colorado. Some men stand and sit on train cars loaded with coal. Smoke rises from the ovens.
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    • [between 1890 and 1930?]
    • Black Hawk, Colo. Flood

    • View west on Gregory Street in Black Hawk, Colorado, after the flood of 1895; shows flood debris such as planks, posts, rocks, dirt and silt. Three men are holding shovels and working on clearing the street as water continues to pour past them in a...
    • Thomas, A. M., photographer.
    • 1895
    • River channel projects

    • Men dig a ditch in Denver, Colorado; houses, neighborhoods, a fuel tank, and a smokestack are in the distance. African American men dig with shovels.
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    • [between 1933 and 1950?]
    • 400 block Main

    • View along the 400 block of Main Street, Longmont, Colorado, shows men with shovels and axes digging up the dirt around a large cottonwood tree, in preparation of cutting it down. A group of men assemble to witness the event, in front of the...
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    • [1901]
    • Main Street after the flood of 1893

    • Workmen with shovels and picks on Main Street around 3:45 p.m. as pedestrians watch them clear the street after the flood. The men are wearing hats and workclothes; the onlookers are wearing suits and dresses, two are carrying umbrellas. Main...
    • Thomas, A. M., photographer.
    • 1893
    • Fifteenth Street outdoor merchant

    • View of 15th (Fifteenth) Street businesses in Denver, Colorado; shows storefronts, customers, merchandise including shovels, and signs: "New & Used Tools - Jack Buys Anything of Value," and "Lincoln Market."
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    • 1938 December 31
    • Denver, Union Station, great snowstorm

    • View of piles of snow in Union Station in Denver, Colorado; a man shovels snow near a railroad train. Shows a signal tower.
    • Henderson, John R., photographer.
    • 1913 December
    • Looking east on Eighth Street in Leadville

    • Looking east down a snow covered Eighth Street in Leadville, Colorado is a view of residences on the north side of the street and a church steeple and the cupola of St. Vincent's Hospital down the hill in the distance. On the left, a person shovels...
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    • [between 1900 and 1930]
    • Capt No. 5, No. 2 shaft, 400 level, Potland mine

    • View of miners working the four-hundred level, number two shaft, Potland (possibly Portland) mine, Colorado. The men use a pneumatic drill, shovels, a sledgehammer, and axe, and work by candlelight.
    • Harlan, Andrew James.
    • [between 1880 and 1890]
    • Denver, Union Station, great storm

    • View of piles of snow in Union Station in Denver, Colorado; a man shovels snow near railroad trains. Shows a signal tower.
    • Henderson, John R., photographer.
    • 1913 December
    • Railroad workers

    • View of a railroad work crew in New Mexico. A group of men and teenage boys stand with tools that include crowbars. The men are dressed for cold weather and wear hats, caps, suits, overcoats and jackets. Farmers from southern Colorado would travel...
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    • 1905
    • Original homestead of Boyd White, built 1858

    • In Wheat Ridge, Jefferson County, Colorado, Boyd White poses with a dog outside his cabin; shovels and tools lean on the hewn log structure. Small image is of a frame house.
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    • [between 1870 and 1880]
    • Typical scene of the construction of the barracks

    • Men wearing overalls and hats ready wooden forms for concrete foundations at Granada Relocation Center, Camp Amache, Prowers County, southeastern Colorado. Shovels lie on freshly dug piles of soil; wooden sawhorses, tool boxes and stacks of lumber...
    • Parker, Tom, photographer.
    • 1942 August 28
    • Seated left, Lennard Vogel, standing right, Alphonse Thuet

    • Group of men pose outside the Adolph Coors Company brewery, Golden, Colorado; they hold long handled whisk brooms, mugs of beer, and shovels with "Wet Golden 1909," "Malt House 1909" and "Section 11 Brewery," lettered on them. Lennard Vogel sits on...
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    • 1909
    • Conduit #16

    • Construction workers stand in a deep trench and shovel dirt over a large concrete pipe at a work site in Clear Creek valley in Jefferson County, Colorado. The pipe is forty-two inch diameter reinforced concrete pipe coated with coal tar enamel. The...
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    • 1936 October 16
    • Oil shale near Grand Valley, Colorado

    • Men wear overalls or work clothes and stand on a steep precipice on a mountain of shale near Grand Valley in probably Mesa County, Colorado. Men hold shovels and pose near saddled horses. A man works beside an anvil and possibly a crushing device.
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    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • Snow scene, "Dogtown", 1899

    • A view of snow removal on the Gilpin Tramway near "Dogtown" in Gilpin County, Colorado. Workers with shovels pose on snowbanks near the railroad tracks. Mine buildings are in the distance.
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • 1899
    • Red rocks

    • Men work with shovels and a horse team on the road to Red Rocks Park near Morrison in Jefferson County, Colorado. Probably an African American (Black) man holds a shovel and poses near a pick-ax. A hogback rock formation is in the distance.
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    • [between 1906 and 1914?]
    • A cow boys funeral

    • Cowboys gather around a grave site of a fellow cowboy. They hold their hats and some hold shovels. Their horses are behind them.
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    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Creede, Colorado

    • A group of people in the town of Creede, Colorado, in Mineral County, stand on the porch of a store and along the dirt road in front of it and look into the distance. A man sits on a horse, and several of the men hold shovels and picks over their...
    • Pascoe, Elmer E.
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Snow removal, Gilpin County Tramway

    • Men with shovels pose in deep snow beside a Gilpin Tramway locomotive near Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado.
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • 1899
    • E. P. Sutton, by mother, I was born here, Jan 21-1896

    • Men, women and children stand on the dock of the railroad depot in Brush, Morgan County, Colorado. The depot is a two-story frame building with signs: "Brush," and "Western Union Telegraph and Cable Office." Men and shovels are on a railroad...
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    • 1899
    • Snow removal, Gilpin county tramway

    • View of a Gilpin County Tramway work crew near "Dogtown" in Gilpin County, Colorado. The men pose with shovels near a snow plow during the snow removal operation. An mine building and a wood-frame house are in the distance.
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    • 1899
    • Early Alamosa, 1875 or 1876

    • Townspeople pose in front of tent and simple wood frame front gable structures labelled with signs "Conejos Ave," "post office," and "Ames House," in Alamosa, Colorado. The group is mostly men in suits, hats, and work clothes. Some men have rifles,...
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    • [between 1875 and 1876]
    • State Penitentiary convicts excavating for the Water Works

    • Convicts of the State Penitentiary in Canon City Colorado, wear striped prison uniforms and pose with shovels. They stand behind a rock wall among wheelbarrows and boards. Men in suits oversee; a shed, trees, and hills are in the background.
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    • 1880
    • Flood scene at Alamosa looking north from main highway bridge

    • Floodwaters of the Rio Grande River threaten Alamosa, Colorado, near the old Highway 160 bridge. Two men holding shovels sit on sawhorses along a levee built of sandbags and wooden planks. Powerline poles are along the edge of the river. Board and...
    • Wilhelius.
    • 1927
    • Unidentified mine, Boulder County

    • View of an unidentified mine on the side of a steep hill in Boulder County, Colorado. Men stand on and near a headframe, tailings and a stone retaining wall. A horse used to power a large winch used for the mine stands on the headframe. Men pose...
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    • [between 1890 and 1900?]

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