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    • Central City, Colo. 1890-1899 circ. (prints)

    • A horse-drawn carriage travels up Eureka Street in the foreground of this view of Central City, Colorado. The stone McFarlane & Company Foundry and Machine Shop is in the right foreground at the base of a hill. Tailings from the Huddleston Mine...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.
    • [1899?]
    • Platoro, Conejos County, Colo.

    • View of Platoro, Conejos County, Colorado, includes log cabins, Platoro Hotel in canvas tents, sheds, saddled horses, people in front of the general store with United States flag, and Red Mountain in the background.
    • Platoro (Colo.)--1910-1920.
    • 1913?
    • Central City, Colo. 1900

    • has arrived. The Armory Hall (formerly the Belvidere Theatre) stands in the center foreground on Main Street adjacent to "The Shoo Fly," a variety and dance hall. Farther up Main Street in the left midground is the Retallack House, built in 1897...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.
    • [between 1899 and 1900?]
    • After the fire, Central City, Colorado

    • The shell of the Wells-Fargo Building stands in the foreground after a large fire in 1874 that ravaged through Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. Several chimneys stand near the damaged building, and several workers work to build a wood frame...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Business districts--Colorado--Central City--1870-1880.; Construction--Colorado--Central City--1870-1880.
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    • Nevadaville, Colorado 1900

    • The remains of the Ophir Mine stand in the foreground on Quartz Hill in a view looking toward Nevadaville, a mining town in Gilpin County, Colorado. A large wood hoist is in the right foreground. Several buildings remain standing in the town,...
    • Tailings (Metallurgy)--Colorado--Nevadaville--1930-1950.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Nevadaville (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Nevadaville--1930-1950.; Churches--Colorado--Nevadaville--1930-1950.; Hoisting...
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Central City, Colo., residences

    • Eureka Street is in foreground of this view of Central City, Colorado, during winter. The snow-covered roof of the McFarlane & Company Foundry and Machine Shop stands in the right foreground. Large houses line Eureka Street. The Huddleston Mine is...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.
    • [1899?]
    • Blackhawk, Colo.

    • Interior view of the Toll Gate Saloon, Black Hawk, Colorado; shows arched entry windows, swinging front doors, stove in front left foreground, wooden floor with stains, and calendar from 1897 on entryway wall. Three men occupy the saloon. One...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Bars--Colorado--Blackhawk--1890-1890.
    • 1897
    • Central City, Colorado

    • Aloysius Academy, a Catholic school, stands on Gunnell Hill in the left background.; The lower portions of Eureka and High streets in Central City, Colorado, run through the right foreground. A railroad track winds around the hillside below the...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Churches--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Opera houses--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.;...
    • [between 1898 and 1900?]
    • Residences in Central City, Colorado

    • The houses on Gunnell Hill in Central City, Colorado, are built of wood and brick. The houses in the foreground on Nevada Street, which are built above a retaining wall, are two story, brick buildings with flat roofs and decorative brick cornices....
    • Central City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Buildings--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.; Dwellings--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.; Streets--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.
    • 1953
    • New Mexico, views

    • Five men work to stabilize portions of the remaining walls of the Pecos Pueblo Mission in New Mexico. One man works by himself in the left foreground; two work together on a set of four stairs; and two men work on a ledge above them to move thick...
    • Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--Pecos--1910-1920.; Pecos (N.M.)--1910-1920.; Pueblo Indians--New Mexico--1910-1920.; Pecos National Monument (N.M.)--1910-1920.; Archaeological sites--New...
    • [1915?]
    • Central City, Colo. 1890-1899 circ. (prints)

    • other neighborhoods are in the background. In the far right midground on High Street are St. Paul's Episcopal Church and the Central City public high school.; The top of the glass conservatory at the back of the Teller House in Central City,...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.
    • [1899?]
    • Central City, Colo. 1890-1899 circ. (prints)

    • The roofs of several Central City residences are in the foreground of this view from above the Eureka House on Eureka Street. A stone wall borders an empty lot that is the future site of the Gilpin County Courthouse, built between 1899 and 1900....
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.
    • [1899?]
    • Central City, Colo. 1890-1899 circ. (prints)

    • Catholic Church and the Teller House are in the left midground. The Gilpin County Courthouse is under construction in the left background near the St. James Methodist Church. St. Paul's Episcopal Church and the Central City public high school stand...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Business districts--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.
    • [between 1899 and 1900?]
    • Mountain City, 1899

    • The shafthouse of the Gregory-Buell Consolidated Gold Mining and Milling Company stands in the right foreground of this view of Mountain City, Colorado. Snow covers the ground and roofs of the buildings. A train has crossed over the trestle in the...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mountain City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Mountain City--1890-1900.
    • [1899?]
    • Chambers Lake

    • Stereographic view of a dead tree lying in the foreground on the shore of a small inlet of Chambers Lake, west of Fort Collins in Larimer County, Colorado. A large tree branch protrudes into the left foreground. Additional trees and shrubs stand...
    • Chambers Lake (Colo.)--1870-1900.; Larimer County (Colo.)--1870-1900.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Larimer County--1870-1900.; Tree limbs--Colorado--Larimer County--1870-1900.
    • [between 1875 and 1900?]
    • Central City after the fire

    • The shell of the Wells-Fargo Building stands in the foreground after a large fire in 1874 that ravaged through Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. Several chimneys stand near the damaged building, and several workers walk among the rubble...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Business districts--Colorado--Central City--1870-1880.; Fires--Colorado--Central City--1870-1880.
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    • The Manitou

    • Exterior view of the Manitou House, in Manitou Springs, Colorado, looking northeast. This three-story gable roof structure with dormers and wrap around porches was remodelled in the shingle style around 1896. A waist high rusticated stone...
    • Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Hotels--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1880-1890.; Manitou House Hotel (Manitou Springs, Colo.)
    • [between 1886 and 1890?]
    • Central City, Colo. 1900-

    • St. Aloysius Academy, a Catholic school, stands on Gunnell Hill in Central City, Colorado, in the center background. St. Mary's Catholic Church stands below the school on Pine Street. In the right midground is the Teller House, built between 1871...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Schools--Colorado--Central City--1900-1910.
    • [between 1901 and 1910?]
    • Central City, Colorado

    • above the empty elementary school lot and next to St. Paul's Episcopal Church. The tops of the Granite House and Knights of Pythias building are visible across the street from the livery in the left midground. A man stands next to a set of wagon...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Anglican churches--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Congregational churches--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Schools--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.;...
    • [1898?]
    • West over Missouri Lake

    • An unidentified man sits among pine trees on the shore of Missouri Lake in Gilpin County, Colorado, near where a rowboat is tied up. A fishing creel leans against rocks on the shore in the left foreground. A log cabin stands on the far shore of the...
    • Gilpin County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Missouri Lake (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Fishing & hunting gear--1900-1920.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Gilpin County--1900-1920.; Log cabins--Colorado--Gilpin County--1900-1920.; Men--Colorado--Gilpin County--1900-1920.;...
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Lawrence Street, Denver

    • Pedestrians walk along the sidewalk in the left foreground on Lawrence Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. Two horse-drawn carriages drive down the street; carriages are parked on the far side of the street. The Denver Fur Company and Joslins Dry...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Awnings--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Pedestrians--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.;...
    • [between 1880 and 1886?]
    • Eureka Street, Central City streets

    • Wood-frame one and two story houses line Eureka Street in Central City, Colorado. Pipe and equipment are in a field beneath a rocky, barren hill in the foreground. A horse-drawn buggy travels along Eureka Street. West High Street is in the...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Indians, Pueblo, Acoma, missions

    • A corner of the 40-foot high, graveyard wall at the San Estevan del Rey Mission and convent at the Acoma Pueblo "Sky City" in New Mexico stands in the foreground. The small scale of two men, one standing at the top of the wall, one seated near him...
    • Acoma (N.M.)--1910-1920.; Convents--New Mexico--1910-1920.; Mission churches--New Mexico--1910-1920.; Pueblos--New Mexico--1910-1920.; Stone walls--New Mexico--1910-1920.
    • [between 1915 and 1920?]
    • Central City, streets, Eureka

    • Snow covers Eureka and High streets and the surrounding hillside in Central City, Colorado. The massive, two-story Gilpin County Courthouse and St. James Methodist Church are in the right midground. People walk along the sidewalk of Eureka Street...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Streets--Colorado--Central City--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Lake Isabell [sic] 1948

    • A large rock and tree branches stand in the foreground on the shore of Lake Isabelle in Boulder County, Colorado. Several smaller rocks also lie in the foreground. A ridge of jagged mountains with patches of snow on them is in the distance on the...
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Isabelle, Lake (Boulder County, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Boulder County--1940-1950.; Mountains--Colorado--1940-1950.; Rocks--Colorado--Boulder County--1940-1950.; Tree limbs--1940-1950.
    • [1948?]
    • Cardenas Hotel, Trinidad, Colorado

    • Railroad tracks cut through the foreground in front of the Cardenas Hotel in Trinidad, Colorado. Three unidentified men wearing suits walk along the brick walkway next to the tracks. Additional men sit on a wood rail under an arch next to the hotel...
    • Cardenas Hotel (Trinidad, Colo.)--1900-1920.; Men--Colorado--Trinidad--1900-1920.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Trinidad--1900-1920.; Telecommunication lines--Colorado--Trinidad--1900-1920.; Trees--Colorado--Trinidad--1900-1920.
    • [between 1903 and 1920?]
    • Caribou, Colo. 1870-1879

    • probably when this image was first taken.; The mining town of Caribou sits along the base of Caribou Hill in Boulder County, Colorado. The schoolhouse is in the left foreground on Sherman Street with three long log poles propped against one side...
    • School buildings--Colorado--Caribou--1870-1880.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Caribou (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Streets--Colorado--Caribou--1870-1880.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Lake Isabell [sic] 1948

    • A large rock and tree branches stand in the foreground on the shore of Lake Isabelle in Boulder County, Colorado. Several smaller rocks also lie in the foreground. A ridge of jagged mountains with patches of snow on them is in the distance on the...
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Isabelle, Lake (Boulder County, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Boulder County--1940-1950.; Mountains--Colorado--1940-1950.; Rocks--Colorado--Boulder County--1940-1950.; Tree limbs--1940-1950.
    • [1948?]
    • Gilman, Colo.

    • Bird's eye view of Iron Mask Mine (Eagle County) and Gilman, Colorado includes mine surface buildings in the foreground and the town of Gilman on the snowy hillside. Wood frame residences and commercial buildings make up the town. Gilman, a company...
    • Gilman (Colo.)-- 1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Gilman--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Panoramic view of the mountains at Frisco

    • A panorama of Frisco, Colorado, includes the mountains that surround the town. Caption under the image reads: "Panoramic view of the mountains at Frisco. From left to right is Peak One, Victoria, Royal, Wichita, Chief, Little Buffalo and Buffalo...
    • Frisco (Colo.)--1900-1910.
    • 1909
    • Mining, Gilpin County

    • Several mine shafthouses stand on the hillside in the right midground, probably near Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. Large piles of tailings stand near the buildings. Three thin trees with bare branches stand in the left foreground. A...
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Central City--1890-1920.; Mine shafts--Colorado--Central City--1890-1920.; Tailings (Metallurgy)--Colorado--Central City--1890-1920.; Central City (Colo.)--1890-1920.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1890-1920.;...
    • [between 1899 and 1920?]
    • Walsh Smelter and Fisher Brewery

    • Exterior view of the Walsh Smelter and the Fischer Brewery in Silverton, Colorado, looking north. The smelter is on the bank of Mineral Creek, and emits clouds of smoke; freight cars of the Silverton Railroad are on the spur next to the smelter...
    • Mineral Creek (San Juan County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Silverton (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Smelters--Colorado--Silverton--1890-1900.
    • 1891
    • Pikes Peak Cog Railway Depot

    • Exterior view of the Pikes Peak Cog Railway Depot in Manitou Springs, Colorado, looking east. In the foreground is a photographer with a tripod facing the depot, and another man is taking a picture of the depot in the distance. The man in the...
    • Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Photographers--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1930-1940.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1930-1940.; Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company.
    • [1930-1940?]
    • The Hitchin' Post Eldora, Colo.

    • View of Eldora, Colorado, includes the powerhouse for the Mogul Tunnel Mine in the foreground, the central business district, residences, and the schoolhouse. Streets include Eldorado Avenue, and Klondike Avenue.
    • Eldora (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Eldora--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1899]
    • View of James Peak (prints)

    • The remains of a log cabin stand in the foreground on the edge of a clearing, possibly below Yankee Doodle Lake in Boulder County, looking toward James Peak in the distance. James Peak stands at the intersection of Gilpin, Grand and Clear Creek...
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1890-1920.; Yankee Doodle Lake (Colo.)--1890-1920.; Hills--Colorado--Boulder County--1890-1920.; Log cabins--Colorado--Boulder County--1890-1920.; Tree stumps--Colorado--Boulder County--1890-1920.
    • [between 1898 and 1920?]
    • Dyersville

    • View of a dilapidated building in the ghost town of Dyersville, Colorado, in Summit County; shows decayed roof, boards and debris in foreground, and evergreen forest in background.
    • Dyersville (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Dyersville--1960-1970.
    • August, 1961
    • Central City, Colo. 1900-

    • The steeple of St. Mary's Catholic Church stands in the right foreground of this view of Central City, Colorado. The rooftops of buildings lining Pine Street are also in the foreground. St. Paul's Episcopal Church and the Central City public high...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1900-1910.
    • [1900?]
    • Eldora - Frost plume on pine tree 1939

    • A large pine tree stands in the foreground on the side of a small hill near Eldora, a mining town in Boulder County, Colorado. A smaller tree and rock protrude into the foreground. Several buildings stand in the background. A ridge of mountains is...
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Eldora (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Buildings--Colorado--Eldora--1930-1940.; Pines--Colorado--Eldora--1930-1940.
    • [1939?]
    • Black Hawk, Colorado

    • Smoke puffs from a smokestack of a shafthouse in the foreground of this view of Blackhawk, Colorado. Additional smoke puffs from a train engine in the background. An American flag flies from a pole in the midground. Several wagons travel up and...
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Blackhawk--1890-1900.; Blackhawk (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Bakeries--Colorado--Blackhawk--1890-1900.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Blackhawk--1890-1900.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Blackhawk--1890-1900.;...
    • [1899?]
    • Chihuahua Gulch, Colo. 1947

    • The roof of a log cabin is collapsing in the right foreground in Chihuahua Gulch near Montezuma in Summit County, Colorado. Rocks and tree branches are in the foreground in front of the cabin. Tall pine trees stand in the midground. A ridge of...
    • Montezuma (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Summit County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Canyons--Colorado--Montezuma--1940-1950.; Log cabins--Colorado--Montezuma--1940-1950.; Ruins--Colorado--Montezuma--1940-1950.
    • [1947?]
    • Bluebell Canyon 1943

    • A group of cabins and houses stands on a ridge in the midground at the base of Green Mountain in Boulder County, Colorado. The famous Flatirons, jagged rock formations west of Boulder, stand on the mountain ridge. The branches of a large pine tree...
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Cabins--Colorado--Boulder--1940-1950.; Houses--Colorado--Boulder--1940-1950.; Mountains--Colorado--1940-1950.; Rock formations--Colorado--Boulder--1940-1950.
    • [1943?]
    • Railroad track in Clear Creek Canyon

    • Stereographic view of a railroad track, probably of the Colorado Central Railroad, running through the left foreground in Clear Creek Canyon in Colorado. A large rock formation is in the right foreground on the far side of Clear Creek.
    • Clear Creek Canyon (Colo.)--1870-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Clear Creek Canyon--1870-1900.; Rock formations--Colorado--Clear Creek Canyon--1870-1900.
    • [between 1875 and 1900?]
    • Victor district in 1917

    • View of the Strong and Stratton Independence mines with tailings, head frames, smokestacks, and houses, Victor (Teller County), Colorado.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Victor--1910-1920.; Stratton Independence Mine (Teller County, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Strong Mine (Teller County, Colo.); Victor (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Gold mining--Colorado--Victor--1910-1920.;...
    • 1917
    • Georgetown?

    • View of Georgetown, Colorado, east toward Griffith Mountain, which is covered with a light snow. Sunlight illuminates the town from the south in low, slanting rays, and highlights some spots, such as the north- south streets, the spires of the...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1890-1920.
    • [between 1899 and 1918?]
    • Moffat Tunnel. East Portal 1951

    • A railroad track for the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad runs from the foreground back to the East Portal of the Moffat Tunnel on Rollins Pass in Gilpin County, Colorado. A small group of tents is in the foreground. Pine trees stand along the...
    • Railroad tunnels--Colorado--Gilpin County--1950-1960.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Tents--Colorado--Gilpin County--1950-1960.; Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company.
    • [1951?]
    • Golden Gate Park, San Francisco

    • A gazebo is in the left foreground in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, California. The glass conservatory in the center background came from the extensive gardens at the home of James Lick, a real estate investor, in San Francisco. The domed...
    • San Francisco (Calif.)--1900-1910.; Gazebos--California--San Francisco--1900-1910.; Greenhouses--California--San Francisco--1900-1910.; Parks--California--San Francisco--1900-1910.
    • [between 1903 and 1906?]
    • Colorado Central Railroad at Lawson

    • the far side of the pile. A ridge of mountains is in the distance.; Two sets of railroad tracks of the Colorado Central Railroad run through the foreground past a large wood building in the left midground in Lawson, a mining community in Clear...
    • Lawson (Colo.)--1870-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Lawson--1870-1900.; Mountains--Colorado--1870-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Lawson--1870-1900.; Streams--Colorado--Lawson--1870-1900.
    • [between 1875 and 1900?]
    • Moffat Tunnel. East Portal 1951

    • A railroad track for the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad runs from the foreground back to the East Portal of the Moffat Tunnel on Rollins Pass in Gilpin County, Colorado. A small group of tents is in the foreground. Pine trees stand along the...
    • Railroad tunnels--Colorado--Gilpin County--1950-1960.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Moffat Tunnel (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Tents--Colorado--Gilpin County--1950-1960.; Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company.
    • [1951?]
    • Dome Rock

    • Stereographic view of Dome Rock, a rock formation, near the resort of Dome Rock, in Platte Canyon in Jefferson County, Colorado. Two sets of railroad tracks, probably the Denver, South Park & Pacific Railroad, run through the foreground. A man...
    • Dome Rock (Jefferson County, Colo. : Town)--1870-1900.; Dome Rock (Jefferson County, Colo.)--1870-1900.; Platte Canyon (Colo.)--1870-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Dome Rock--1870-1900.
    • [between 1875 and 1900?]
    • Nederland, east (L#142)

    • A pine tree stands in the foreground in this view of the Breed and Cutter Mill in Nederland. The mill was built in 1871 by partners A.D. Breed and O.B. Cutter and was designed especially to treat silver ores from the Caribou Mine in Boulder County,...
    • Breed & Cutter Mill (Nederland, Colo.)--1900-1920.; Caribou Mine (Boulder County, Colo.)--Facilities--1900-1920.; Nederland (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Pines--Colorado--Nederland--1900-1920.; Silver mining--Colorado--Nederland--1900-1920.; Tree...
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]

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