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    • Seven Falls, Cheyenne Canon

    • One of the waterfalls at Seven Falls on South Cheyenne Creek in South Cheyenne Canyon, El Paso County, Colorado, spills off a rocky ledge into a pool. The cascade is surrounded by canyon walls and sparse vegetation.
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    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • D&RGW, Azotea, N.M.

    • A Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad double header passenger train, the "San Juan," is pulled by narrow gauge locomotives 478 and 489 (2-8-2) near Azotea (Rio Arriba County), New Mexico. The ten car train is bound for a National Model Railroad...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1949 August 30
    • D&RGW, Silverton, Colo.

    • Men, women and children passengers and railfans stand on or near Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad narrow gauge locomotive 478 (2-8-2) and passenger and freight cars in Silverton (San Juan County), Colorado. Shows frame buildings and utility...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1955 August
    • The upper Yosemite Valley, from Eagle Point trail

    • View of the Merced River valley in Yosemite (later Yosemite National Park), California. Rock formations include South Dome and Washington Column. Shows sparse buildings and trees in the valley.
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    • 1890 September 27
    • Little Church Billiard Hall token

    • This view of a round token with "Little Church Billiard Hall" stamped on an raised oval in the center and surrounded by a narrow oval band shows the token much larger than life. Outside the oval band is a sparse decoration including a rose,...
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    • [betwwen 1980 and 1990?]
    • The gateway to the Garden of the Gods

    • A wagon train is on a dirt road near sandstone rock formations at Garden of the Gods in El Paso County, Colorado. Shows covered wagons, people on horseback, sparse trees on hillsides and snow on Pikes Peak in the distance.
    • Perkins, Granville, 1830-1895.
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    • Crow Buttes, Nebr. fr. east

    • View of possibly Squaw Creek and Crow Butte near Crawford (Dawes County), Nebraska. Shows eroded creek walls, grass, sparse trees, and eroded rock buttes.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [1900?]
    • The Gold Regions of Kansas

    • Miners, pack mules and oxen-driven wagons are on a road between one-story log buildings in Gregory Gulch (Gregory Diggings), in Central City or Black Hawk (Gilpin County), Colorado. Shows sparse trees and placer mines on a mountainside, and...
    • Huyett, D. H.
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    • Clear Creek Canon, Rocky Mountains

    • Sheer rock canyon walls are in Clear Creek Canyon in Clear Creek County or Jefferson County, Colorado. Shows a waterfall on Clear Creek and a deep chasm in the valley, sparse trees, rocky cliffs, and snow on mountains in the distance.
    • Bunner, Andrew F. (Andrew Fisher), 1841-1897.
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    • Royal Gorge from the top

    • Aerial view of the Royal Gorge in Fremont County, Colorado. Shows Denver and Rio Grande narrow gauge tracks beside the Arkansas River. The massive walls and rock formations of the gorge have sparse vegetation.
    • Fricke & Co.
    • [between 1892 and 1901]
    • Shale cliff northwest of Collbran

    • View of layered, eroded shale cliffs near Collbran (Mesa County), Colorado. Sparse grass and trees are on the shale formation.
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    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Indian Post Office in Idaho

    • View of two rock cairns somewhere in Idaho. Sparse trees surround the site, mountains in the distance.
    • Steward, H. W.
    • [between 1950 and 1970?]
    • View across the crater of San Francisco Mountain

    • View of a crater and the pointed summit of San Francisco Mountain in Coconino County, Arizona. Shows sparse trees and snow on the mountain.
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
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    • Pile Hill

    • View of Pile Hill west of Apex in Gilpin County, Colorado; ruins of cabins are among rock and sparse trees. Cumulo nimbus thunderhead clouds fill the sky.
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Sand Dunes near Alamosa, Colo.

    • A man sits on horseback in giant wind swept sand dunes in the Great Sand Dunes in the San Luis Valley of Colorado. Sparse grasses grow through the ripples of sand. The Sangre de Cristos, covered with light snow are in the distance.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1913 and 1920]
    • Multnomah Falls

    • View of Multnomah Falls on Multnomah Creek in the Columbia River Gorge in Multnomah County, Oregon. Shows a 620 foot high waterfall against a sheer rock face. Thick vegetation, including ferns, surrounds the cascade. A sparse stand of pines is seen...
    • Davidson, I. G. (Isaac Grundy)
    • [1867]
    • Fremont in early days the present townsite of Cripple Creek

    • Bird's eye view of early sparse settlement of Fremont, Colorado in 1891; consolidated and renamed Cripple Creek in 1892; several log buildings under construction are interspersed with several canvas tents; distant view of hillsides.
    • Harlan, Andrew James.
    • 1891 November 1
    • Trois Falls, Cheyenne Canon

    • View of water falls identified as Trois Falls on North Cheyenne Creek in North Cheyenne Canon (El Paso County), Colorado. shows a three-tiered cascade with rock outcrops and sparse trees along the canyon.
    • Hook, W. E. (William Edward), 1833-1908.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Shooting buffaloes with Colt's revolving pistol

    • A man on horseback wears a fringed buckskin shirt and chaps, and shoots an American buffalo with a Colt revolving pistol. The man carries a rifle in a rifle case on his back. Native American, plains Indians with fringed leggings and feathers in...
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    • 1857
    • Book Cliffs

    • View of layered shale cliffs and hills in Mesa County, Colorado. A wire fence with timber posts and a haystack are in Grand Valley. Sparse trees and shrubs are on the Book Cliffs.
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    • [between 1900 and 1917?]
    • Last Dollar Mine

    • Groups of miners poses on a tipple, and near a headframe at the Last Dollar Mine near Independence in Teller County, Colorado. Two men are on tailings piles; one man sits on a fallen log. Shows frame buildings with smokestacks, cribbing near a...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Cleavage in lava, Meadow Creek Canon, Nevada

    • View of eroded volcanic rock on a hillside in Meadow Creek canyon in probably Nye County, Nevada. Shows cleavage in layered, eroded rock, and sparse brush on the hill.
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
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    • South side of Inscription Rock, N.M.

    • View of steep rock spires at Inscription Rock in Cibola County (later El Morro National Monument), New Mexico. Shows sparse brush and trees beside the rock.
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
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    • Cycle Park

    • View of a resort in probably Colorado; women and a man with a fishing pole walk on railroad tracks over a river. A rustic gazebo, deck, and faceted cabin and house are amid hills and sparse pines.
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    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • N. part of city [graphic]

    • View north across Leadville, Colorado shows a booming town filled with log, board and batten and other wood frame constructed houses, lean-tos, false fronts, sheds, barns and outhouses. Horace A.W. Tabor's house on Carbonate Avenue (East 5th...
    • Wakely, George D.
    • [1879?]
    • Georgetown

    • View of wood frame residences and log cabins near Georgetown, Colorado. A dome-like rock outcropping with sparse evergreens shows in background. Snow patches among evergreens show in shady valley in foreground.
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    • [between 1880 and 1920]
    • Iron Hills, Wyoming

    • Men in suits and hats hold a map and stand beside a car on a dirt road, possibly near Iron Hill in Carbon County, Wyoming. The panoramic view shows the road cross railroad tracks and curve on the plain. Sparse trees are on hills nearby.
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    • [between 1918 and 1925?]
    • The Snowy Range, from the wonder R.R.

    • Passengers pose on a train between a locomotive and a passenger car at a switch in Colorado Central Railroad Company tracks between Black Hawk and Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. A railroad employees pose near the cow catcher or on the...
    • Weitfle, Charles, 1836-
    • [between 1879 and 1885]
    • Mine buildings

    • View of frame mine buildings, a tipple and tailings piles on a mountainside in probably Clear Creek County, Colorado. Shows crude dirt roads and sparse trees on the slope.
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    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Windy Point, Pikes Peak trail

    • Men and women pose on horseback at Windy Point on Pikes Peak in El Paso County, Colorado. Shows sparse trees and rocks beside the trail on the steep slope. People wear hats and suits or dresses.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Timberline, Pikes Peak trail

    • Men and women pose on horseback at Windy Point on Pikes Peak in El Paso County, Colorado. Shows sparse trees and rocks beside the trail on the steep slope, and plains in the distance. People wear hats and suits or dresses.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • People outside a grocery store

    • Men, women and children pose with a mule-drawn wagon and a man on a burro in front of businesses in a mining town in probably the Black Hills of South Dakota. Signs on frame stores read: "Groceries and Provisions" and "Meals and Lodging." Sparse...
    • Angell, C. L.
    • [between 1875 and 1895]
    • Golden, Colorado

    • Panoramic view of Golden, Jefferson County, Colorado, from South Table Mountain across Clear Creek, Adolph Coors Brewery pond, Colorado Central Railway to the north; central business district, Colorado School of Mines campus with Guggenheim,...
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    • [between 1905 and 1908]
    • Golden, Colorado

    • Left side of panoramic view of Golden, Jefferson County, Colorado, looks south from South Table Mountain across the south edge of town showing the irrigation ditch, sparse wood framed residences and outbuildings and on to the State Industrial...
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    • [between 1905 and 1908]
    • Carbonate Hill

    • This view southeast towards a Carbonate Hill covered with mines in Leadville, Colorado, includes a town filled with wood frame residences, barns, sheds, a few brick and false front commercial structures. Business signs include "Democrat,"...
    • Luke, Wellington O.
    • [1879?]
    • Golden, Colo.

    • View of smelter buildings and smokestacks in Golden (Jefferson County), Colorado. Shows probably frame houses, sparse trees and rounded buildings or holding tanks with domed roofs.
    • Hubbell, Royal, 1860-1932.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Poudre Canyon

    • View of a narrow dirt road beside the Cache la Poudre River in Larimer County, Colorado. Shows a frame building beside the river. Sparse trees and hills are in the distance.
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    • [between 1911 and 1925?]
    • Platte Canon

    • View of the South Platte River in Park County, Colorado, shows the steep, rocky walls of the Platte Canyon and sparse vegetation.
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    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Pine, Colo

    • View of Pine, Jefferson County, Colorado, shows frame residences and resort cabins built on gentle slopes with sparse trees.
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • January 1929?
    • West Leadville

    • In this view of west Leadville, Colorado, mine tailings and a long pipe are in the foreground with sheds, barns, lean-tos, log cabins, one-story residences, plank fences, cows, horses, and burros in the middleground. A sign on top of the barn roof...
    • Wakely, George D.
    • [1880]
    • Cave dwellings near the fortified rock on the McElmo

    • View of North American Indian (Ancestral Puebloan) stone cliff dwellings in an eroded canyon wall in what is now Hovenweep National Monument in probably Utah. Shows layered, eroded rock formations, brush and sparse trees in the valley and on top of...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Tooele Valley Ry. 2-8-0 #11, International, Utah.

    • Men pose on Tooele Valley Railway locomotive #11 in International (Tooele County), Utah. Shows power lines, sparse frame buildings, and snow on a steep hillside.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1945 October ?
    • Aspen and its surroundings

    • View of buildings and streets in Aspen (Pitkin County), Colorado. Shows the Roaring Fork River in the valley and a road grade and sparse buildings on Aspen Mountain.
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    • Battle Mountain

    • View of tailings piles, mine buildings and headframes on Battle Mountain in Victor (Cripple Creek Mining District,Teller County), Colorado. Mine names are painted on two mine building roofs: "Anna Lee" and "Bob-Tail." Shows a curved road and sparse...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • 1895
    • Clear Creek from Windy Point

    • View of Clear Creek, Colorado and Southern Railway tracks, and a flume in Clear Creek Canyon (Jefferson County), Colorado. Shows sparse trees and grass in the canyon near Golden.
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    • [between 1898 and 1927]
    • Bull Hill East, Vindicator

    • Men pose on mining equipment in front of the Vindicator Mine on Bull Hill in the Cripple Creek Mining District,Teller County, Colorado. Shows a frame mine building with an unfinished roof, outbuildings and tailings piles. Small tailings piles and...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • The Dalles, from Sun Set Hill

    • View of the Columbia River at The Dalles (later Dalles Dam), whitewater rapids in Wasco County, Oregon or Klickitat County, Washington, near what is identified as "Sun Set Hill." Shows frame buildings, sparse trees and river inlets in the wide...
    • Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916.
    • 1867
    • D&RGW

    • Smoke rises from Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad (2-8-2) locomotives #494 and #498, on a westbound double header mixed freight train, west of Willow Creek in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico. Shows snow and sparse trees on the hillside.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1954 February 23

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