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    • Mesa Verde, excavating

    • A man sits writing in a pithouse of Step House, a cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park. The sides of the pithouse are lined with small slabs of sandstone. Additional portions of the cliff dwelling are being excavated behind where the man...
    • Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Step House (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Pit dwellings--Colorado--1920-1930.; Archaeological sites--Colorado--1920-1930.; Cliff dwellings--Colorado--1920-1930.
    • [1926?]
    • Excavated cliff thru which canyon road was constructed, Uncompahgre Valley project, Colo.

    • People stop with a horse drawn buggy at a turn on the road in the Uncompahgre River gorge south of Ouray (Ouray County), Colorado. A woman and girl sit on rocks by the excavated slope.
    • Ouray County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Uncompahgre Gorge (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Ouray County--1900-1910.; Dirt roads--Colorado--Ouray County--1900-1910.; Mountain roads--Colorado--Ouray County--1900-1910.
    • 1905 July 2
    • Tremont House, complete view of excavated chamber

    • Complete view of an excavated chamber with brick walls and fire place and wood floor from the Tremont House.
    • Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • 1989 September
    • 1421 Champa, construction progress excavation

    • View of an excavated area filled with brick rubble and wood joists at the site of the Colorado Telephone Company building at 1421 Champa Street, Denver, Colorado. A cut stone wall lines a portion of the hole. Bricks are stacked near a shed-roofed...
    • Colorado Telephone Company--Buildings--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Excavation--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • 1902 June 4
    • Excavation scene

    • Outdoor portrait of men with horses and an excavated area in Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Excavation--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Horses--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.
    • [between 1904 and 1915?]
    • Construction site, Swedish Hospital

    • Construction workers create forms for the foundation of a building at Swedish Hospital (Swedish Medical Center) in Englewood (Arapahoe County), Colorado. They stand in an excavated basement near wood bracing and boards.
    • Swedish Hospital (Englewood, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Englewood (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Building construction--Colorado--Englewood--1960-1970.; Construction workers--Colorado--Englewood--1960-1970.; Foundations--Colorado--Englewood--1960-1970.;...
    • [between 1960 and 1963?]
    • Virginia Ave. west from Main Street

    • View west from Main Street along Virginia Avenue, Colorado, shows a excavated water well ditch, wood frame false front businesses, signs include: "Blacksmith Shop," "Swan Bros. Photographic," "Millinery," "Cigars, Pipes, & Tobacco," and...
    • Gunnison (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Business districts--Colorado--Gunnison--1880-1890.; Streets--Colorado--Gunnison--1880-1890.; Water supply--Colorado--Gunnison--1880-1890.
    • [1881]
    • Tremont House, individuals standing on surface layer

    • Photograph of individuals standing on the surface layer of the Tremont House site with an unidentified individuals standing in excavated chamber.
    • Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • 1989 April 28
    • Hydraulic mine operation

    • Miners run a "Little Giant" monitor, aiming a jet of water at excavated embankments. The machine has a rock-weighted counterbalance.
    • Hydraulic mining--1890-1920.; Miners--1910-1920.; Mining--1890-1920.
    • [between 1890 and 1920?]
    • Aerial construction raising pole to upright position by hand

    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph workers position a pole in an excavated hole near a dirt road and field probably in Colorado. A group of men lift the pole while another stands by with a prop. A barn, house, and fields are in the distance.
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Construction--Colorado--1910-1920.; Linemen--Colorado--1910-1920.; Utility poles--Colorado--1910-1920.
    • 1914
    • New river channel back of hospital area

    • Construction workers stand in trench excavated to re-route the Eagle River near Pando at Camp Hale (Eagle County), Colorado. An excavator reads: "Platt Rogers, Pueblo, Colorado No.1" and a crane is in the distance. Shows workers and trucks in the...
    • United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Military facilities--Colorado--Camp Hale--1940-1950.; Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Eagle River (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Channels--Colorado--Camp Hale--1940-1950.; Construction...
    • [1942 between April and November]
    • Los Angeles

    • Aerial view of brick and stone buildings on Broadway in downtown Los Angeles, California. Buildings include the Hotel Aberdeen and the Women's Christian Temperance Union building with a rounded corner and a balustrade on the cornice. Signs read:...
    • Hotel Aberdeen (Los Angeles, Calif.)--1900-1910.; Woman's Christian Temperance Union--Buildings--1900-1910.; Los Angeles (Calif.)--1900-1910.; Business districts--California--Los Angeles--1900-1910.; Hotels--California--Los Angeles--1900-1910.;...
    • [between 1900 and 1902?]
    • Tyuonyi Looking towards cliff- 1/2 excavated

    • View Tyuonyi ruins, Native American (Anasazi) pueblo ruins, near Frijoles Canyon, Bandelier National Park, New Mexico. The ruins stand half excavated and in a semicircular pattern. One kiva hole is visible. A dirt road leads to the ruins. A wall of...
    • Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--1900-1910.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--1900-1910.; Bandelier National Monument (N.M.)--1900-1910.; Archaeological sites--New...
    • 1908
    • Borrow pit at Sta #3152 to Sta #3154

    • View in Glenwood canyon (Garfield or Eagle County) Colorado; shows men on excavated hillside by Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1920-1930.; Glenwood Canyon (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--1920-1930.
    • [between 1925 and 1929]
    • Malloy's Cut - Sherman Station, Laramie Range

    • View of Union Pacific Railroad tracks in a cut rock channel at Sherman Station (east of Laramie, Albany County), Wyoming. A man poses by excavated earth, train tracks and crude ties.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1870-1880.; Box Elder County (Utah)--1870-1880.; Railroad cuts--Utah--Box Elder County--1870-1880.; Railroad ties--Utah--Box Elder County--1870-1880.; Railroad tracks--Utah--Box Elder County--1870-1880.
    • [1870]
    • Ladies Fancywork Society project at Union Station construction site

    • View of a chain link fence decorated with artificial flowers made of yarn by the Ladies Fancywork Society, at a Union Station construction site in the Union Station neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. The women of the society spent six weeks creating...
    • Union Station (Denver, Colo.)--2010-2020.; Ladies Fancywork Society (Denver, Colo.)--2010-2020.; Union Station neighborhood (Denver, Colo.)--2010-2020.; Denver (Colo.)--2010-2020.; Aritifial flowers.; Art.; Union Station (Denver, Colo.)--Pictorial...
    • 2010
    • Another view of borrow pit between Sta 3152 & Sta 3154

    • View of excavated hillside in Glenwood Canyon (Garfield or Eagle County) Colorado; shows Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks, man, and sign: "Higby."
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1920-1930.; Glenwood Canyon (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--1920-1930.
    • [between 1925 and 1929]
    • Mesa Verde excavations, Cliff Palace?

    • Shows the ruins of Cliff Palace at Mesa Verde National Park, including the Round Tower. A massive, rock overhang above the cliff dwelling was excavated by archaeologist Jesse Fewkes in 1909. Several kivas lie close to the edge of the dwelling. Snow...
    • Cliff Palace (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Archaeological sites--Colorado--1920-1930.; Cliff dwellings--Colorado--1920-1930.; Kivas--Colorado--1920-1930.; Rock formations--Colorado--1920-1930.
    • [between 1921 and 1931?]
    • Mesa Verde, general views

    • Deric Nusbaum, Jesse's stepson, stands between two pack horses in Navajo Canyon. Three men stand with Deric. The man on the far left holds a large pot in his hand, possibly an antiquity excavated from a ruin for the Mesa Verde National Park...
    • Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Navajo Canyon (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Pack animals--Colorado--1920-1930.; Pottery--Colorado--1920-1930.; Nusbaum, Deric.
    • [between 1926 and 1927?]
    • Pouring concrete piers at Swedish Hospital construction site

    • A cement mixer truck is positioned to pour concrete piers at the construction site of Swedish Hospital (Swedish Medical Center) in Englewood (Arapahoe County), Colorado. The piers are situated in an excavated basement. The Swedish Hospital building...
    • Swedish Hospital (Englewood, Colo.)--Buildings--1960-1970.; Englewood (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Building construction--Colorado--Englewood--1960-1970.; Concrete mixers--Colorado--Englewood--1960-1970.; Concrete--Colorado--Englewood--1960-1970.;...
    • [between 1960 and 1963?]
    • Children swimming in the Platte large steam shovel looming over them

    • Boys sit on a pile of excavated rock and in the South Platte River, near a steam shovel, at the Alameda Avenue bridge, Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1910-1930.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1910-1930.; Boys--Colorado--Denver--1910-1930.; Rivers--Colorado--Denver--1910-1930.; Steam shovels--Colorado--Denver--1910-1930.; Swimming--Colorado--Denver--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1925]
    • Aztec ruins

    • Deric Nusbaum, Jesse Nusbaum's stepson, stands with two younger boys on top of a portion of the excavated Aztec Ruins near the Animas River in northern New Mexico. A car, possibly a Model T Ford, and a truck are parked near the ruins where the...
    • Excavations (Archaeology)--New Mexico--1920-1930.; Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites-- New Mexico-- 1920-1930.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites--1920-1930.; Pueblos--New Mexico--1920-1930.; Aztec Ruins...
    • [between 1921 and 1926?]
    • Aerial view of Denver, Colorado

    • Aerial view of Denver, Colorado. Shows Civic Center park, the Colorado State Capitol Building, Denver City and County Building, Petroleum Building, Farmers Union Building, Mile High Center, Brown Palace Hotel, Denver Public Library, Carnegie...
    • City and County Building (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Colorado State Capitol (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Business districts--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • 1956, September 14
    • Construction site, Swedish Hospital

    • Workers with shovels stand on a pile of dirt on the construction site of Swedish Hospital (Swedish Medical Center) in Englewood (Arapahoe County), Colorado. Large holes have been excavated, probably for planting nearby trees. A man wearing a suit...
    • Swedish Hospital (Englewood, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Backhoes--Colorado--Englewood--1960-1970.; Building sites--Colorado--Englewood--1960-1970.; Englewood (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Digging--Colorado--Englewood--1960-1970.;...
    • [between 1960 and 1963?]
    • Construction site of Swedish Hospital

    • Construction workers stand on a platform set on scaffolding in the excavated basement of a building under construction at Swedish Hospital (Swedish Medical Center) in Englewood (Arapahoe County), Colorado. Shows piers set into the basement floor....
    • Swedish Hospital (Englewood, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Englewood (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Basements--Colorado--Englewood--1960-1970.; Building construction--Colorado--Englewood--1960-1970.; Construction workers--Colorado--Englewood--1960-1970.;...
    • [between 1960 and 1963?]
    • Douglas Hotel

    • View of the former Douglas Hotel at 4050 Walnut Street in the Cole neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Shows an abandoned building with broken windows and deteriorated paper advertisements for Barnes Circus and Jap Rose Soap. Sign painted on the side...
    • Douglas Hotel (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Cole (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Hotels--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    • 1927 Oct. 27
    • Indian "Turkish bath"

    • Two white men stand near a Native American (Shoshone or Bannock) bath in an area covered with tall grass and bushes. The bath is covered with a wooden frame. One man wears a military uniform. The other man wears a suit.
    • Bannock Indians--Structures--1880-1910.; Indians of North America--Structures--1880-1910.; Shoshoni Indians--Structures--1880-1910.; Steam baths--1880-1910.; Sweatbaths--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1910?]
    • Mesa Verde, excavating

    • Deric Nusbaum, Jesse's stepson, stands underneath the huge rock overhang at the site of Step House, a cliff dwelling at Mesa Verde National Park. He holds his left arm straight up to touch the rock overhang. The site has not been excavated. A man...
    • Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Step House (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Pit dwellings--Colorado--1920-1930.; Archaeological sites--Colorado--1920-1930.; Cliff dwellings--Colorado--1920-1930.; Nusbaum, Deric.
    • [1926?]
    • Gunnison street scene

    • View along a Gunnison street, Colorado, shows a excavated water well ditch in center. Wood frame businesses and residences line streets. Signs include: "Meat Market" and "Lodging House." Snow covered Elk Mountain Range is in background.
    • Gunnison (Colo.)--1880-1890.
    • [1881]
    • Y-walls of the Row Houses

    • An interesting "Y-wall" excavated at the rear of the row houses. Photo Credit: History Colorado
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    • 2009 Aug 12
    • Dinosaur National Monument, Moffat County, Colo.

    • Overview of the local terrain in Dinosaur National Monument located off of Utah 149, 7 miles north of U.S. 40 in Utah and Colo. In 1915 President Woodrow Wilson set aside 80 acres around a dinosaur bone quarry in Utah. Twenty-three years later in...
    • Canyons--Colorado--Moffat County--2010-2020.; Dinosaur National Monument (Colo. and Utah)--2010-2020.; Moffat County (Colo.)--2010-2020.; Canyons--Colorado--Moffat County--Pictorial works.; Dinosaur National Monument (Colo. and Utah)--Pictorial...
    • 2012.
    • Building under construction at Denver General

    • View of a building under construction at Denver General Hospital at West 6th (Sixth) Avenue and Cherokee Street in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Shows excavated lower level, rebar, and framed footings.
    • Denver General Hospital--Buildings--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Lincoln Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1940-1950.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Hospitals--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Otto Mears toll road

    • View of the toll road built between Ouray and Ironton by Otto Mears. The dirt road was excavated into the side of the Uncompahgre Gorge beside the Uncompahgre River in Ouray County, Colorado. A saddled horse and a wagon are on the road. Rivulets of...
    • Ouray County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Uncompahgre Gorge (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Uncompahgre River (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Canyons.; Dirt roads.; Rivers.; Toll roads.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Mesa Verde, excavations

    • A group of men work to excavate a room in the Bone Awl House, a cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park. Deric Nusbaum, right, helps them in one of his first excavations under his stepfather Jesse's supervision. Several rooms have been excavated...
    • Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Archaeological sites--Colorado--1920-1930.; Cliff dwellings--Colorado--1920-1930.; Nusbaum, Deric.; Bone Awl House (Mesa Verde National Park, Colo.)
    • [1926?]
    • Miners

    • Miners dig with shovels at an excavated area in Colorado.
    • Miners--Colorado--1910-1930.; Mining--Colorado--1910-1930.
    • [between 1940 and 1960]
    • Golconda extension placer mine, La Plata Mountains, Colo.

    • View of the Golconda Group Mine in Summitville, Rio Grande County, Colorado. Shows wood plank building, log cabin, and tent. A sluice box sits in an excavated trench. Men are in the distance.
    • Golconda Group Mine (Rio Grande County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Summitville (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Summitville--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Summitville--1890-1900.; Sluices--Colorado--Summitville--1890-1900.
    • 1893
    • Golconda placer mine, La Plata Mountains, Colo.

    • View of the Golconda Group Mine near Summitville in Rio Grand County, Colorado. A sluice box sits in an excavated trench. Men work near the trench. Mount Hesperus (Hesperus Mountain) is in the distance.
    • Golconda Group Mine (Rio Grande County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hesperus Mountain (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Summitville (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Summitville--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Summitville--1890-1900.;...
    • 1893
    • Beginning of a section at R.R. siding

    • Two men stand near iron forms and lumber in an excavated ditch prepared for a pipeline for the Stanley Mine near Idaho Springs in Clear Creek County, Colorado. Workmen, a cart, railroad tracks and a wooden building are in the distance.
    • Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Stanley Mine (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Construction--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1890-1900.; Pipelines--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1890-1900.
    • [1894]
    • Section complete

    • Men stand near a section of finished wooden pipe in an excavated ditch, part of a pipeline for the Stanley Mine near Idaho Springs in Clear Creek County, Colorado. Workmen, a cart, railroad tracks and a wooden building are in the distance.
    • Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Stanley Mine (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Construction--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1890-1900.; Pipelines--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1890-1900.; Pipes (Conduits)--Colorado--Clear Creek...
    • [1894]
    • Placer mining near Rich.

    • View of a placer mining site near possibly Richfield (Conejos County), Colorado; men look at a boom with pulleys and a excavated pit. A cat is by a frame shack.
    • Hoisting machinery--Colorado--1880-1910.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1910?]
    • Clear Creek, loading Pioneer

    • Men work in a tunnel excavated for Highway 6 in Jefferson or Clear Creek County, Colorado. They wear work clothes, hard hats, and electric mine lamps. Ankle deep water fills the cavern. Explosives are placed in holes that are drilled in the rock...
    • Construction workers--Colorado--1940-1950.; Explosives--Colorado--1940-1950.; Highway construction--Colorado--1940-1950.; Road construction--Colorado--1940-1950.; Tunnels--Colorado--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • East Portal at the Gunnison River

    • View of East Portal and the Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Montrose County), Colorado. Probably a powerhouse with smokestacks and other timber structures are built on excavated debris piles next to the Gunnison River. The vehicle adit for the...
    • Black Canyon of the Gunnison (Colo.)--1900-1910.; East Portal (Montrose County, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Gunnison River (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Gunnison Tunnel (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Adits--Colorado--East Portal--1900-1910.; Canyons--Colorado--East...
    • [between 1905 and 1909?]
    • Pajarito Park Tyuonyi- excavation completed

    • View of a Native American (Anasazi) pueblo. The fully excavated Tyuonyi ruins in Frijoles Canyon, Bandelier National Monument, New Mexico stand near a group of trees and are surrounded by a dirt path. Three kiva holes are in the center of the...
    • Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--1900-1910.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--1900-1910.; Bandelier National Monument (N.M.)--1900-1910.; Archaeological sites--New...
    • 1909
    • Tyuonyi- excavation 1/2 complete

    • View of the half excavated Tyuonyi ruins, Native American (Anasazi) pueblo ruins at Bandelier National Monument, New Mexico. Shows a semicircular ring of ruins, a one kiva entrance, dirt paths, and the north wall of Frijoles Canyon.
    • Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--1900-1910.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--1900-1910.; Bandelier National Monument (N.M.)--1900-1910.; Archaeological sites--New...
    • 1908
    • Skulls found in the Cliff "Palace," Denver Museum

    • Face forward view of three Native American (Ancestral Puebloan) skulls excavated from Mesa Verde National Park and stored at the Denver Museum (Colorado History Museum), in Denver, Colorado.
    • Colorado History Museum--Exhibitions & displays--1880-1900.; Mesa Verde National Park (Agency : U.S.); Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites.; Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.;...
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    • Skulls found in the Cliff "Palace"

    • Profile views of three Native American (Ancestral Puebloan) skulls excavated from Cliff palace in Mesa Verde National Park and stored at the Denver Museum (Colorado History Museum), in Denver, Colorado.
    • Colorado History Museum--Exhibitions & displays--1880-1900.; Mesa Verde National Park (Agency : U.S.); Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites.; Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.;...
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    • Man with mesa top structure - Mesa Verde

    • A man stands among newly excavated ruins on top of a mesa, Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado.
    • Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--Colorado--1910-1930.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites--Colorado--1910-1930.; Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Archaeological sites--Colorado--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930]
    • Mummy and baby board, Cliff "Palace"

    • View of the mummified remains of a Native American (Ancestral Puebloan) child on a reed, rope and fabric mat with a wooden cradle board excavated from Mesa Verde National Park and stored at the Denver Museum (Colorado History Museum), in Denver,...
    • Colorado History Museum--Exhibitions & displays--1880-1900.; Mesa Verde National Park (Agency : U.S.); Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites.; Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.;...
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