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    • Hearses waiting for remains at Canon City's state prison : from the riot of 1929

    • Hearses and men are outside the West Gate of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, after the riot of 1929. Three guards were killed in battle, and four were held hostage and shot by inmates. Five convicts died; three were killed by Danny...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Hearses--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Prison riots--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • Elbert County Courthouse Kiowa Colo.

    • This two-story brick court house in Kiowa, Elbert County, Colorado, has stone trim and ornamenting above the double-hung sash windows. Incised letters over the door read: "Elbert County Courthouse." Chain is stretched between wooden posts in the...
    • Kiowa (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Courthouses--Colorado--Kiowa--1910-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Lake County Courthouse fire

    • In this view of the burning Court Exchange Bar on the west side of Harrison Avenue in Leadville, Colorado, dark smoke billows from the building while townspeople look on from the street. Men holding a firehose spray water through a window. A chef...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Courthouses--Colorado--Leadville--1940-1950.; Fires--Colorado--Leadville--1940-1950.
    • 1942
    • Lake County Courthouse fire

    • In this view of the burning Court Exchange Bar on the west side of Harrison Avenue in Leadville, Colorado, dark smoke billows from the building while townspeople look on from the street. Men holding a firehose spray water through a window. A chef...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Courthouses--Colorado--Leadville--1940-1950.; Fires--Colorado--Leadville--1940-1950.
    • 1942 June 29
    • State prison at Canon City : damaged building at riot 1929

    • Buildings at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, are smoke blackened after the riot of 1929. The corrugated metal roof of the stone, one-story bakery is torn apart, and firehose and debris are on the ground by the two-story stone cell...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Fires--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Prison riots--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • Elk Avenue, looking east, after fire Jany 9th, 1893

    • Snowcovered view of destruction caused by a fire in the central business district, Elk Avenue, Cested Butte, Gunnison County, Colorado; shows rubble, firehose carts, and standing false fronts on the north side of street.
    • Crested Butte (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Crested Butte--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Crested Butte--1890-1900.
    • 1893
    • Parade on Colorado Avenue, Telluride

    • Fraternal order parades west on Main Street (Colorado Avenue), Telluride, Colorado. Townspeople line boardwalks to watch Fourth of July parade in front of wood frame and a few brick businesses. On north side: First National Bank building, San...
    • Telluride (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fourth of July celebrations--Colorado--Telluride--1890-1900.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Telluride--1890-1900.
    • [1897]
    • Festivities at opening of Central City opera season

    • Two men squirt a clown with water from a firehose on Main Street in Central City, Colorado. Spectators gather on the sidewalks and in the street behind them. Viewers stand above the "Toll Gate" sign to watch the show. The buildings of Main Street...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Clowns--1960-1970.; Spectators--Colorado--Central City--1960-1970.
    • 1964
    • Colo. Spgs. Vol. Fire Companys Colo. State Firemen's Tournament

    • The Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, Volunteer Fire Department poses amid a crowd of onlookers. They wear uniforms, including United States Cavalry hats and jackets, and carry horns, fire buckets, and a nozzle. A section of firehose...
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Fire engines & equipment--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1880- 1890.; Fire fighters--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1880-1890.; Military uniforms--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1880-1890.; Uniforms--Colorado--Colorado...
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    • Contest between volunteer fire companies, Cripple Creek

    • Volunteer firemen wearing shorts and undershirts race down the street pulling firehose apparatus, Cripple Creek, Colorado (probably Bennett Avenue); many spectators, men, women and children, line the streets; some spectators sit on bleachers and...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fire fighters--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Running races--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • 1897 July 4
    • 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
    • During $500,000 fire

    • Water floods the street after a fire in Brighton, Colorado, and firemen spray a firehose. A brick commercial building with broken plate glass windows and a metal framed entry has letters over it that read: "[Lad]ies Toggery." One of many signs...
    • Brighton (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Fire fighters--Colorado--Brighton--1960-1970.; Fires--Colorado--Brighton--1960-1970.
    • Oct 23, 1966
    • Public School, New Castle, Colo

    • The school in New Castle, Garfield County, Colorado, is a three- story brick building with a cross gabled roof, stone lintels and foundation, ornate chimneys, a round window, an arched entry, and a covered porch. A firehose [?] leads to the...
    • New Castle (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Schools--Colorado--New Castle--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1905?]
    • Golden fire truck

    • View of the shiny Golden Fire Department Truck No. 1 decorated with American flags, parked on street on side of the Voorhies Memorial, Civic Center, Denver, Colorado. The open cab truck has a neatly wound firehose, polished water tanks, ladders,...
    • Civic Center (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Fire engines & equipment--Colorado--Golden--1920-1930.
    • August 30, 1927

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