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    • Original power station at Ames, Colorado

    • Exterior view of the L.L. Nunn power station, Ames, San Miguel County, Colorado, shows a side gable structure with lean-to additions, board and batten construction and uneven board roofline. A large stack of lumber is piled in front of the power...
    • Ames (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Hydroelectric power--Colorado--Ames--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Ames--1890-1910.; Power plants--Colorado--Ames--1890-1910.
    • [between 1891 and 1906]
    • Electric power plant

    • Interior view of an electric power plant in Aspen, Colorado; features two large generators with belts resting on wood bases, and electrical boxes and other circuitry on the back wall; man in a suit and a bowler hat sits on a chair in the back of...
    • Aspen (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Hydroelectric power--Colorado--Aspen--1880-1890.; Interiors.; Power plants--Colorado--Aspen--1880-1890.
    • [about 1885]
    • Barker Dam 11/17/10

    • View of Central Colorado Power Company's Barker Dam (hydroelectric) in Boulder County, Colorado; shows the reservoir filling with water from Middle Boulder Creek.
    • Barker Meadow (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Barker Reservoir (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Middle Boulder Creek (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Dams--Colorado--Boulder County--1910-1920.; Reservoirs--Colorado--Boulder County--1910-1920.
    • 1910
    • Barker Dam 11/17/'10

    • View of Barker Dam in Boulder County, Colorado; shows reservoir for hydroelectric power filling with water from Middle Boulder Creek.
    • Barker Meadow (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Barker Reservoir (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Middle Boulder Creek (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Dams--Colorado--Boulder County--1910-1920.; Reservoirs--Colorado--Boulder County--1910-1920.
    • 1910
    • Barker Dam 11/17/10

    • View of Central Colorado Power Company's Barker Dam (hydroelectric) in Boulder County, Colorado; shows the reservoir filling with water from Middle Boulder Creek.
    • Barker Meadow (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Barker Reservoir (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Middle Boulder Creek (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Dams--Colorado--Boulder County--1910-1920.; Reservoirs--Colorado--Boulder County--1910-1920.;...
    • 1910
    • Barker Dam 11/17/10

    • View of Central Colorado Power Company's Barker Dam (hydroelectric) in Boulder County, Colorado; shows the reservoir filling with water from Middle Boulder Creek.
    • Barker Meadow (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Barker Reservoir (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Middle Boulder Creek (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Dams--Colorado--Boulder County--1910-1920.; Reservoirs--Colorado--Boulder County--1910-1920.;...
    • 1910
    • Barker Dam 11/17/'10

    • View of Central Colorado Power Company's Barker Dam (hydroelectric) in Boulder County, Colorado; shows construction sheds and Middle Boulder Creek.
    • Barker Reservoir (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Middle Boulder Creek (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Dam construction--Colorado--Boulder County--1910-1920.; Streams--Colorado--Boulder County--1910-1920.
    • 1910
    • San Juan Mtns.

    • View of switchback road on Ingram Peak (elevation 12,552 feet) leading to Black Bear Mine above Telluride (San Miguel County), Colorado. Also shows Smuggler-Union hydroelectric power plant and summer residence of Bulkeley Wells (Smuggler-Union...
    • Black Bear Mine (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Bridal Veil Creek (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Ingram Peak (Colo.)--1900-1910.; San Juan Mountains (Colo. and N.M.)--1900-1910.; Telluride (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Mountains--Colorado--Telluride--1900-1910.;...
    • [between 1907 and 1910]
    • Eldora, Colo. 1899

    • deposit more than 100 feet thick and was soon determined to be an unsuitable site and the plan was relocated to where the present Barker Dam sits east of Nederland. Several log cabins stand at the base of the hill in the background as well as in...
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Nederland (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Log cabins--Colorado--Nederland--1890-1900.; Tree limbs--1890-1900.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Nederland Dam 1938

    • 133,000 cubic feet of reinforced concrete were reportedly used to build the 624-foot dam, which was about 120 feet thick at the base and about 16 feet at the top. The dam was opened 1910. A ridge of mountains is in the distance.; The branches of a...
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Nederland (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dams--Colorado--Nederland--1930-1940.; Hydroelectric power--Colorado--Nederland--1930-1940.
    • [1938?]
    • Nederland Dam 1938

    • cubic feet of reinforced concrete were reportedly used to build the 624-foot dam, which was about 120 feet thick at the base and about 16 feet at the top. The dam was opened 1910. A ridge of mountains is in the distance.; Tall pine trees jut into...
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Nederland (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dams--Colorado--Nederland--1930-1940.; Hydroelectric power--Colorado--Nederland--1930-1940.
    • [1938?]
    • Sulfide Flats

    • A group of large pine trees stands in the midground near Sulphide Flats west of Nederland in Boulder County, Colorado. In 1907, the area was chosen as the site for a new dam to serve as a hydroelectric power source. W. Hollingsworth McCleod, a...
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Nederland (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Pines--Colorado--Nederland--1930-1950.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Power plant, Bridal Veil Falls

    • View of the hydroelectric power plant atop Bridal Veil Falls on Bridal Veil Creek in San Miguel County, Colorado. Shows a concrete and wood structure with a pitched roof situated on a cliff.
    • Bridal Veil Falls (San Miguel County, Colo.)--1960-1970.; San Miguel County (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Cliffs--Colorado--San Miguel County--1960-1970.; Hydroelectric power--Colorado--San Miguel County--1960-1970.; Power plants--Colorado--San Miguel...
    • 1963
    • Boulder Power House

    • View of the Boulder Power House above Boulder Creek canyon walls, Boulder County, Colorado, seventeen miles below Barker Dam; shows the brick rectangular hydroelectric plant with arched windows and letters painted on wall: "C.C.P.Co. 1909."...
    • Central Colorado Power Company--Facilities--1910-1920.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Canyons--Colorado--Boulder County--1910-1920.; Hydroelectric power--Colorado--Boulder County--1910-1920.
    • August 4, 1910
    • Boulder power house

    • View of Central Colorado Power Company hydro-electric power house in Boulder Canyon (Boulder County) Colorado; shows a brick building with arched windows, Boulder Creek, and letters: "C. C. P. Co., 1909."
    • Central Colorado Power Company--Facilities--1910-1920.; Hydroelectric power--Coloardo--Boulder County--1910-1920.
    • August 4, 1910
    • Power plant in Clear Creek Cañon

    • Hydroelectric power plant beside Clear Creek in Clear Creek Canyon, Colorado; shows wooden flume and metal pipes to small wooden frame power plant building, and electrical power lines and poles up the canyon to right of building.
    • Clear Creek Canyon (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Hydroelectric power--Colorado--Clear Creek--1900-1920.; Power plants--Colorado--Clear Creek--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Shoshone dam looking down stream, 12\4\10

    • View of Shoshone Hydroelectric Plant dam construction in Glenwood Canyon (Garfield County) Colorado; shows the Colorado River, control gates, a footbridge, and a milepost: "Flanger."
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1900-1910.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Glenwood Canyon (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Shoshone powerplant (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Dam construction--Colorado--Garfield County--1900-1910.; Dams--Colorado--Garfield...
    • 1910
    • Shoshone dam construction

    • View of dam construction at Shoshone Hydroelectric Plant, Glenwood Canyon, Garfield County, Colorado; shows men working with concrete forms by the Colorado River.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1900-1910.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Glenwood Canyon (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Shoshone powerplant (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Dam construction--Colorado--Garfield County--1900-1910.; Hydroelectric...
    • [1908]
    • Shoshone dam construction

    • View of Shoshone Hydroelectric Plant dam construction in Glenwood Canyon (Garfield County) Colorado; shows men working, concrete forms, and the Colorado River.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1900-1910.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Glenwood Canyon (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Shoshone powerplant (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Dam construction--Colorado--Garfield County--1900-1910.; Hydroelectric...
    • [1908]
    • Shoshone Power House site

    • View of Shoshone Hydroelectric Plant construction in Glenwood Canyon (Garfield County) Colorado; shows the Colorado River, the powerhouse, penstocks, and sheds.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1900-1910.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Glenwood Canyon (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Shoshone powerplant (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Dam construction--Colorado--Garfield County--1900-1910.; Hydroelectric...
    • 1908
    • Shoshone dam looking downstream, 12\4\10

    • View of Shoshone Hydroelectric Plant dam construction in Glenwood Canyon (Garfield County) Colorado; shows the Colorado River, water control gates, a footbridge, a wheelbarrow, and sheet metal sheds.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1900-1910.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Glenwood Canyon (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Shoshone powerplant (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Dam construction--Colorado--Garfield County--1900-1910.; Hydroelectric...
    • 1910
    • General view Shoshone Camp

    • View of Shoshone Hydroelectric Plant construction in Glenwood Canyon (Garfield County) Colorado; shows the Colorado River, the dam, sheds, a footbridge, and the workmen's camp.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1900-1910.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Glenwood Canyon (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Shoshone powerplant (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Dam construction--Colorado--Garfield County--1900-1910.; Hydroelectric...
    • 1908
    • Shoshone Dam site and intake

    • View of Shoshone Hydroelectric Plant dam construction in Glenwood Canyon (Garfield County) Colorado; shows the Colorado River and the workmen's camp.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1900-1910.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Shoshone powerplant (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Construction camps--Colorado--Garfield County--1900-1910.; Dam construction--Colorado--Garfield County--1900-1910.;...
    • [between 1908 and 1910]
    • Shoshone, intake of tunnel

    • View of water intake construction at Shoshone Hydroelectric Powerplant in Glenwood Canyon (Garfield County) Colorado; shows men working, scaffolding, and Colorado River water.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1910-1920.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Shoshone Powerplant (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Construction workers--Colorado--Garfield County--1910-1920.; Dam construction--Colorado--Garfield County--1910-1920.;...
    • [between 1908 and 1910?]
    • Waterfall in town of Crystal, Gunnison Co. Colo.

    • View of the Crystal Mill powerhouse built in 1893, on Crystal River; shows the wooden dam with raised water level and the wooden shaft that turns the waterwheel; rooftops of the wood frame structures of Crystal City, Colorado in the distance.
    • Crystal (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Dams--Colorado--Crystal--1890-1900.; Hydroelectric power--Colorado--Crystal--1890-1900.; Waterfalls--Colorado--Crystal--1890-1900.
    • [1893]
    • Crystal, Colorado 1937

    • View of the east wall of the log Crystal Mill powerhouse, (built in 1893) on Crystal River, Gunnison County, Colorado; shows the stamp mill and the adjacent water flume running beneath the shaft housing where the water dropped onto the water wheel.
    • Crystal (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Hydroelectric power--Colorado--Crystal--1930-1940.; Mills--Colorado--Crystal--1930-1940.
    • 1937
    • Crystal - 1947

    • View of the the Sheep Mountain Mill powerhouse building near Crystal (Crystal City), Gunnison County, Colorado; includes a log building with a vestibule, a rustic ladder extending from the building down to the water, and an adjacent falling-apart...
    • Crystal (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Hydroelectric power--Colorado--Crystal--1940-1950.; Log buildings--Colorado--Crystal--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Crystal--1940-1950.
    •  
    • Sheep Mtn. Mill at Crystal, 1947

    • View of the Sheep Mountain Mill, a powerhouse building near Crystal (Crystal City), Gunnison County, Colorado; features a log building with a vestibule sitting on a rocky precipice over a rushing stream; rickety walkway along side of the building...
    • Crystal (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Hydroelectric power--Colorado--Crystal--1940-1950.; Log cabins--Colorado--Crystal--1940-1950.; Mills--Colorado--Crystal--1940-1950.
    •  
    • Crystal River mill

    • View of the remains of the log Crystal Mill powerhouse built in 1893, on Crystal River, Gunnison County, Colorado; shows the stamp mill in ruins.
    • Crystal (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Hydroelectric power--Colorado--Crystal--1890-1900.; Mills--Colorado--Crystal--1960-1970.
    • [1960]
    • Crystal Mill powerhouse

    • View of the remains of the log Crystal Mill powerhouse built in 1893, on Crystal River, Gunnison County, Colorado; shows the stamp mill in ruins.
    • Crystal (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Hydroelectric power--Colorado--Crystal--1960-1970.; Mills--Colorado--Crystal--1960-1970.
    • 1960
    • Crystal River falls

    • View of Kline Falls, on the Crystal River, about 2 miles east of Marble (Gunnison County), Colorado, in a steep, narrow canyon. The water from the fall was diverted through a pipeline to the hydroelectric built by the Colorado - Yule Marble Company...
    • Crystal River (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Marble (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Rivers--Colorado--Marble--1900-1920.; Waterfalls--Colorado--Marble--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Crystal River falls

    • View of Kline Falls, on the Crystal River, about 2 miles east of Marble (Gunnison County), Colorado, in a steep, narrow canyon. The water from the fall was diverted through a pipeline to the hydroelectric built by the Colorado - Yule Marble Company...
    • Crystal River (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Marble (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Rivers--Colorado--Marble--1900-1920.; Waterfalls--Colorado--Marble--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Henson Creek Dam, Colo.

    • View of the Henson Creek Dam near the ghost town of Henson, Hinsdale County, Colorado. The abandoned concrete hydroelectric dam now has a large hole in its wall.
    • Dams--Colorado--Hinsdale County--1990-2000.; Henson Creek Dam (Colo.)--1990-2000.; Dams--Colorado--Hinsdale County--Pictorial works.; Henson Creek Dam (Colo.)--Pictorial works.
    • 1999
    • Agriculture irrigation water pump

    • View of possibly a hydroelectric waterwheel and boiler tanks on Archer Canal in Denver, Colorado. A tent and railroad tracks are nearby.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Canals--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Irrigation--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Water power--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Waterwheels--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.
    • [between 1904 and 1915?]
    • Shoshone Dam looking up stream

    • View of Shoshone Dam (hydro electric) construction, Glenwood Canyon, Garfield County, Colorado; shows men on a bridge over the Colorado River and Denver and Rio Grande Railroad tracks.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1910-1920.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1910-1920.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Glenwood Canyon (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Shoshone powerplant (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Bridges--Colorado--Garfield...
    • December 4, 1910
    • Shoshone Dam

    • View of Shoshone Dam (hydro electric) construction, Glenwood Canyon, Garfield County, Colorado; shows men on catwalks over the Colorado River and Denver and Rio Grande Railroad tracks.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1910-1920.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1910-1920.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Glenwood Canyon (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Shoshone powerplant (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Dam construction--Colorado--Garfield...
    • March 17, 1910
    • Central Colorado Power Co. hydro-electric generating plant in Glenwood Canon, Colorado

    • View of the Central Colorado Power Company Shoshone hydro-electric plant in Glenwood Canyon, Garfield County, Colorado; shows Denver and Rio Grande Railroad tracks and the Colorado River.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company.--1900-1910.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1900-1910.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Glenwood Canyon (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Shoshone Powerplant (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Hydroelectric...
    • June 19, 1909
    • Central Colorado Power Co. hydro-electric generating plant in Glenwood Canon, Colorado

    • View of the Central Colorado Power Company Shoshone hydro-electric plant in Glenwood Canyon, Garfield County, Colorado; also shows Denver and Rio Grande Railroad tracks and the Colorado River.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company.--1900-1910.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1900-1910.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Glenwood Canyon (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Shoshone Powerplant (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Hydroelectric...
    • June 19, 1909
    • Shoshone dam looking up stream

    • View of Shoshone Hydroelectric Plant dam construction in Glenwood Canyon (Garfield County) Colorado; shows the Colorado River, men working, intake gates, a footbridge, and Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1900-1910.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1900-1910.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Glenwood Canyon (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Shoshone powerplant (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Dam...
    • 1910
    • Shoshone Dam in Glenwood Canyon over the Colorado River

    • View of Shoshone Hydroelectric Plant dam in Glenwood Canyon (Garfield County) Colorado; shows the Colorado River, a footbridge, Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks, and a parked car.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1910-1930.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1910-1930.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Glenwood Canyon (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Shoshone powerplant (Colo.)--1910-1930.;...
    • [between 1911 and 1930?]
    • Glenwood Canyon series

    • View of the Shoshone hydroelectric dam and the Colorado River, in Garfield County, Colorado; also shows Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks and rock cliffs.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1920-1930.; Colorado River (Colo. -Mexico)--1920-1930.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Glenwood Canyon (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Shoshone Powerplant (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Dams--Colorado--Garfield...
    • [between 1925 and 1929]
    • Glenwood Canyon series

    • View of Shoshone borrow pit Station 3012 and 3017 on Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks, Glenwood Canyon, Garfield County, Colorado; also shows the Colorado River and Shoshone hydroelectric dam.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1920-1930.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1920-1930.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Glenwood Canyon (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Shoshone Powerplant (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Dams--Colorado--Garfield...
    • [between 1925 and 1929]

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