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    • Civil War in Colorado

    • Views of bomb damage at a railroad depot in Independence (Pitkin County), Colorado; men with rifles walk by railroad tracks and tents. People look at the building damaged by dynamite as part of a labor dispute. Men gather around the bodies of men...
    • Independence (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Bombings--Colorado--Independence--1900-1910.; Miner's strikes--Colorado--Independence--1900-1910.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Independence--1900-1910.; Spectators--Colorado--Independence--1900-1910.; Vigilance...
    • 1904 June 25
    • Clear Creek / loading from ground under deck - right side

    • Men in hard hats place dynamite in a highway tunnel on Highway 6 in Jefferson County or Clear Creek County, Colorado; modular pipe shoring is by a dynamite crate with letters: "DuPont."
    • Construction workers--Colorado--1940-1950.; Explosives--Colorado--1940-1950.; Road construction--Colorado--1940-1950.; Tunnels--Colorado--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Wolf Tongue Mine, Nederland

    • A miner stands next to a box of explosives in a tunnel at the Wolf Tongue Mine, a tungsten mine, in Nederland (Boulder County), Colorado. The man wears a hard hat with a head lamp, holds a stick of dynamite and stands beside a wooden box that...
    • Nederland (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Wolf Tongue Mine (Boulder County, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Explosives--Colorado--Nederland--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Nederland--1940-1950.; Miners--Colorado--Nederland--1940-1950.;...
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Bill Corbet on Dynamite champion broncho buster, Steamboat Springs, Colo., 1st money

    • Cowboy Bill Corbett hangs onto bucking bronco, Dynamite, during a competition in Steamboat Springs, Routt County, Colorado. A man on a horse spots him and spectators watch from the edge of the field.
    • Steamboat Springs (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Broncos--Colorado--Steamboat Springs--1900-1910.; Cowboys--Colorado--Steamboat Springs--1900-1910.; Rodeos--Colorado--Steamboat Springs--1900-1910.; Corbett, Bill.
    • 1909
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 14 Numbers 3 and 4, 1931 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.
    • 1931 March-April
    • Camp Bird Mine, Ouray, Colo

    • A miner inserts dynamite into an interior ceiling at the Camp Bird Mine (Ouray County) Colorado; crates read: "Dupont Explosives."
    • Camp Bird (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Camp Bird Mine (Ouray County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dynamite--Colorado--Camp Bird--1930-1940.; Interiors--Colorado--Camp Bird--1930-1940.; Miners--Colorado--Camp Bird--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Camp Bird--1930-1940.
    • [between 1933 and 1940?]
    • Original tunnel of the Doric stored dynamite

    • View of the entrance to the abandoned Doric Mine near Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. A pile of rocks and boulders is nearby.
    • Abandoned mines--Colorado--Georgetown--1870-1880.; Doric Mine (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Georgetown (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Georgetown--1870-1880.
    • [between 1870 and 1880]
    • WPCD Priming stick of powder in powder house

    • Interior view of an explosives shed at the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado. A man inserts a fuse into dynamite; crate reads: "Dupont." A calendar,...
    • Colorado-Big Thompson Project (U.S.)--People--1940-1950.; Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Dynamite--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Explosives--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.;...
    • 1941, March
    • W.P.C.D. powder car

    • A worker holds sticks of dynamite removed from a cart containing explosives at the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado. The man wears work overalls and a...
    • Colorado-Big Thompson Project (U.S.)--People--1930-1950.; Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Explosives--Colorado--Grand County--1930-1950.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Grand County--1930-1950.
    • [between 1930 and 1950?]
    • West half burned 3 days after east half

    • View of two images: top image includes second fire on April 29, 1896, as it streaks across town and an explosion occurs from dynamite stored at El Paso Livery and Stable; lower image includes aftermath from second fire, debris and rubble and...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Explosions--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • [1896]
    • Home of Evan R. Davis, dynamited December 17, 1903 at New Castle, Colo. [graphic]

    • The Davis home, in New Castle, Garfield County, Colorado, has severe damage from dynamite planted in a personal attack on five residences. The homeowner was a prominent official in a mine that was on strike at the time of the bombing.
    • New Castle (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Bombings--Colorado--New Castle--1900-1910.; Houses--Colorado--New Castle--1900-1910.
    • 1903 December 17
    • Clear Creek / loading Pioneer Bore

    • Men work in a a highway tunnel on Highway 6 in Jefferson County or Clear Creek County, Colorado; sticks of dynamite are in holes, and water covers the floor.
    • Construction workers--Colorado--1940-1950.; Explosives--Colorado--1940-1950.; Road construction--Colorado--1940-1950.; Tunnels--Colorado--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Clear Creek / taking powder into tunnels - Pioneer

    • A man carries a dynamite crate into a a highway tunnel on Highway 6 in Jefferson County or Clear Creek County, Colorado; drainage pipes and rail tracks line the bore.
    • Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Construction workers--Colorado--1940-1950.; Explosives--Colorado--1940-1950.; Road construction--Colorado--1940-1950.; Tunnels--Colorado--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 4 Number 30, 1912 July 27

    • Newsletter produced 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.
    • 1912 July 27
    • Clear Creek / wiring heading - Pioneer

    • Men work in a a highway tunnel on Highway 6 in Jefferson County or Clear Creek County, Colorado; they attach fuses to dynamite, and water covers the floor.
    • Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Construction workers--Colorado--1940-1950.; Explosives--Colorado--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--1940-1950.; Road construction--Colorado--1940-1950.; Tunnels--Colorado--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Demolition of the Omaha-Grant Smelting Company smoke stack

    • Photograph taken during the demolition of the Omaha-Grant Smelting Company smoke stack located in the Globeville neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Crowds of spectators stand watching the dust settle. The smoke stack was originally built in 1892...
    • Omaha and Grant Smelting Company (Denver, Colo.); Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 1950 February 20
    • Mine in the Platoro Mining District, Colo

    • Men pose by a mine entrance in the Platoro District near Stunner (Conejos County), Colorado; one leans on an ore car. Sticks of dynamite are on the ground; tailings and a shed are up the hill.
    • Stunner (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Miners--Colorado--Stunner--1910-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Stunner--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • El Paso Livery Stable burning, fire 1896

    • View towards El Paso Livery Stable, Bennett Avenue between 1st (First) and "A" Streets, consumed in flames and smoke after explosion of stored dynamite at stable during second fire on April 29, 1896, Cripple Creek, Colorado; billows of black smoke...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Explosions--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • 1896
    • Alma - Lincoln - Hercules Powder going up skip

    • A man loads dynamite onto a lift at the Alma Lincoln Mine in Idaho Springs (Clear Creek County, Colorado; crates read: "Hercules Powder - Hercules Gelamite."
    • Alma Lincoln Mine (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Idaho Springs (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Explosives--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1940-1950.; Miners--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Plomo mine, San Luis, Colo.

    • Four miners, one pushing a wheelbarrow full of ore, pose near the entrance to the Plomo mine near San Luis, Costilla County, Colorado. A box of dynamite and a hammer are displayed nearby.
    • Costilla County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Plomo Mine (Costilla County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Costilla County--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Costilla County--1890-1900.
    • 1894
    • Scenes on the Pacific Railroad

    • Men and women dressed in formal attire sit in a Pacific Railroad dining car. African American (Black) men waiters carry trays. The railroad car has curtains, glass globe lights and mirrors. Railroad workers stand near a dynamite blast through a...
    • African Americans--1860-1870.; Chinese--1860-1870.; Blasting--1860-1870.; Interiors--1860-1870.; Passengers--1860-1870.; Railroad construction & maintenance--1860-1870.; Railroad construction workers--1860-1870.; Railroad dining cars--1860-1870.;...
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    • El Paso Livery Stable, the explosion, 1896

    • View towards El Paso Livery Stable, Bennett Avenue between 1st (First) & "A" Streets, as fire causes stored dynamite to explode during second fire on April 29, 1896, Cripple Creek, Colorado; actual blast pictured with roof debris in air, black...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Explosions--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Smoke--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • 1896
    • Denver Ordnance Plant, interior, TNT house

    • Interior view shows a construction worker inside a dynamite house at the Denver Ordnance Plant (Remington Ordnance Plant, later Denver Federal Center) in Lakewood (Jefferson County), Colorado. The man wears overalls and a cap with a possible...
    • Denver Ordnance Plant--Facilities--1940-1950.; Lakewood (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Building construction--Colorado--Lakewood--1940-1950.; Construction workers--Colorado--Lakewood--1940-1950.; Ordnance industry--Colorado--Lakewood--1940-1950.
    • [1941?]
    • City Hall after explosion

    • View of destruction caused by a dynamite blast used to create a fire break during the 1893 fire in central business district, Elk Avenue, Crested Butte, Gunnison County, Colorado; shows a large hole in the side of the old City Hall; building...
    • Crested Butte (Colo.)--1890-1900.; City & town halls--Colorado--Crested Butte--1890-1900.; Explosions--Colorado--Crested Butte--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Crested Butte--1890-1900.
    • 1893
    • Denver Ordnance Plant, TNT storage house

    • Construction workers excavate a trench near a dynamite house at the Denver Ordnance Plant (Remington Ordnance Plant, later Denver Federal Center) in Lakewood (Jefferson County), Colorado. The men wear work clothes and hard hats. The bunker is a...
    • Denver Ordnance Plant--Buildings--1940-1950.; Lakewood (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Building construction--Colorado--Lakewood--1940-1950.; Construction workers--Colorado--Lakewood--1940-1950.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--Lakewood--1940-1950.; Ordnance...
    • [1941?]
    • Artillery used during prison riot 75 millimeter fielpiece.

    • Chained to a flatbed truck at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, is a wheel-mounted artillery, 75 millimeter field piece from the National Guard firing range in Golden. It was used during the October 3 riot after dynamite failed to...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Artillery (Weaponry)--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Prison riots--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • Home of Wm. G. Isaac, dynamited December 17, 1903 at New Castle, Colo. [graphic]

    • The William G. Isaac home, in New Castle, Garfield County, Colorado, has severe damage from dynamite planted in a personal attack on five residences. Lumber and brick are in disarray.
    • Isaac, William G.--Homes & haunts.; New Castle (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Bombings--Colorado--New Castle--1900-1910.; Houses--Colorado--New Castle--1900-1910.
    • 1903 December 17
    • Pen riot National Guardsmen

    • Wheel-mounted artillery from the National Guard firing range in Golden is on a flatbed truck at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. It was used during the October 3 riot after dynamite failed to roust the ringleaders. Men stand on the...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Artillery (Weaponry)--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Prison riots--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • Underground drilling with machine drill

    • A miner operates an air drill called a stoper or a "wiggle tail" in a gold mine in Gilpin County, Colorado, probably in the 1880s or 1890s. The miner stands on a drill steel wedged between the rock faces of the hanging wall and the foot wall. A...
    • Gilpin County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Drilling & boring machinery--1880-1900.; Gold miners--Colorado--Gilpin County--1880-1900.; Gold mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Underground drilling with machine drill

    • A miner squats down to operate an air drill called a stoper or a "wiggle tail" in a gold mine in Gilpin County, probably in the 1880s or 1890s. The miner leans against a thick rock wall. Smaller rocks stand in a pile in the dark background. The...
    • Gilpin County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Drilling & boring machinery--1880-1900.; Gold miners--Colorado--Gilpin County--1880-1900.; Gold mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • WPCD exterior powder house

    • View of a mine explosives shed at the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado. Crates of dynamite by snow and the corrugated metal building read: "Dupont...
    • Colorado-Big Thompson Project (U.S.)--Facilities--1940-1950.; Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Explosives--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Metal buildings--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.
    • [1941?]
    • WPCD loaded face

    • View of a tunnel charged with dynamite at the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado.
    • Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Explosives--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Hydraulic facilities--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.;...
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Flood up Bear Creek

    • Men pose beside a log balanced on a large rock in Bear Creek Canyon (Jefferson County), Colorado. A sign on the log reads: "If You Knew How This Log Come Here [sic] You Would Camp On High Ground." The men on the rock have sledgehammers, probably to...
    • Bear Creek (Jefferson County and Douglas County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Bear Creek Canyon (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Boulders--Colorado--Jefferson County--1890-1900.; Floods--Colorado--Jefferson County--1890-1900.;...
    • 1895?
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 4 Number 2, 1912 January 13

    • Newsletter produced 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.
    • 1912 January 13
    • Mining, Platoro district

    • Miners pose near the entrance to an unidentified mine, Platoro District, Conejos County, Colorado. One of the men leans on an ore cart, sticks of dynamite are on the ground, and tailings are above the group.
    • Mine railroads--Cars--Colorado--Conejos County--1890-1910.; Conejos County (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Miners--Colorado--Conejos County--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Conejos County--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • I helped to build Pikes Peak rail co.

    • A burro stands on the railroad bed of the Manitou and Pikes Peak Railway Company, on Pikes Peak in El Paso County, Colorado. He carries a sign on his back that reads: "I helped to Build Pikes Peak Rail Co., " as well as a dynamite box, a metal can,...
    • Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company--1880-1900.; El Paso County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Donkeys.; Pack animals.; Railroad construction & maintenance.
    •  
    • Taos

    • View of a street in Taos, New Mexico, during a festival; shows well-dressed men, women, and children, including a nun. Cars and wagons are parked; signs read: "The Ideal Hat," and "Dupont Red Cross Dynamite."
    • Taos (N.M.)--1900-1910.; Nuns--Colorado--Taos--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Preparing to dynamite D. & R.G. Bridge from sands in river bed

    • Men sit on the edge of an Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad bridge, or stand on flood debris beside a submerged Denver and Rio Grande Railroad bridge in the Arkansas River in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Shows a pile driver, ropes and...
    • Ridgway, Arthur Osbourne, 1870-1953.; Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company--Disasters--1920-1930.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--Disasters--1920-1930.; Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.;...
    • 1921 June
    • Home of Wm. Doyle, dynamited December 17, 1903 at New Castle, Colo. [graphic]

    • William Doyle's home, in New Castle, Garfield County, Colorado, has severe damage from dynamite planted in a personal attack on five residences. Interior furnishings are among the debris. The homeowner was a prominent official in a mine that was on...
    • Doyle, William--Homes & haunts.; New Castle (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Bombings--Colorado--New Castle--1900-1910.; Houses--Colorado--New Castle--1900-1910.
    • 1903 December 17
    • Using dynamite to release wrecked D. & R.G. bridge from mud, A.T. & S.F. bridge in...

    • View of a dynamite explosion to dislodge a Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad bridge from flood debris in the Arkansas River in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Shows mud and sand in the air, part of a D. & R.G. bridge submerged in the river...
    • Ridgway, Arthur Osbourne, 1870-1953.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--Disasters--1920-1930.; Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Blasting--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.;...
    • 1921 June
    • Green Mtn. Dam, loading rock

    • Construction workers with overalls and hats pose near a crate of dynamite labeled: "Hercules Powder" and a boulder at the Green Mountain Dam site in Summit County, Colorado.
    • Green Mountain Dam (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Summit County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Explosives--Colorado--Summit County--1930-1950.; Rocks--Colorado--Summit County--1930-1950.
    • [between 1938 and 1943?]
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 13 Numbers 9 and 10, 1930 September-October

    • 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.
    • 1930 September-October
    • Animas Forks blasting for preliminary (?) works on Gold Prince Mill

    • View of Gold Prince Mill (mine ore processing) construction in Animas Forks, San Juan County, Colorado; shows sheds, tents, and dynamite blasting dust.
    • Animas Forks (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Construction--Colorado--Animas Forks--1900-1910.; Mills--Colorado--Animas Forks--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Animas Forks--1900-1910.
    • 1904

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