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    • Bur-rodeo, first annual event in Leadville

    • Contestants in shorts and running shoes gather their burros at the start of the first annual "Bur-rodeo" race, a feature of the "Boom Days" festivies in Leadville, Colorado. Children in jeans and plaid shirts and adults in cowboy hats are among the...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Donkeys--Colorado--Leadville--1960-1970.; Running races--Colorado--Leadville--1960-1970.
    • 1969
    • Snowy Leadville street

    • A view of a snow covered street in Leadville, Colorado, includes tire tracks, buildings and the continental divide in the scene. A ditch on the right and snow covered gabled roofs and telephone poles are in the middleground.
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Snow--Colorado--Leadville--1930-1940.
    • 1937
    • Leadville, Colorado

    • Early view of Leadville, Colorado with the tops of evergreens and mine tailings in the foreground. Wood frame barns and sheds with corrals and log cabins are in the middleground and mountain slopes in background.
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Log cabins--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; Trees--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.
    • [between 1870 and 1879]
    • West Leadville

    • In this view of west Leadville, Colorado, mine tailings and a long pipe are in the foreground with sheds, barns, lean-tos, log cabins, one-story residences, plank fences, cows, horses, and burros in the middleground. A sign on top of the barn roof...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Construction--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.
    • [1880]
    • Lake City street

    • View down cottonwood-lined gravel street in Lake City, Colorado; shows residences and post fences on both sides of street, Texaco star sign in lower middleground, and mountain slopes in background.
    • Lake City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Houses--Colorado--Lake City--1940-1950.; Streets--Colorado--Lake City--1950-1960.
    • 1959
    • Lake City from Crooke view

    • View northwest to Lake City from Crooke Hill, Colorado. Foreground includes tailing diversion ditches of the Golden Fleece mine mill. Pines fill middleground; Lake City and bluffs in background.
    • Lake City (Colo.)--1877-1879.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Lake City--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Lake City--1870-1880.
    • [between 1877 and 1879?]
    • Coach and six

    • Stagecoach "No 7 US Mail" drawn by team of six horses, Teller County, Colorado; shows driver seated on Concord coach, another with long coat stands next to left rear horse; winter scene with snow patches on foreground dirt and cover on background...
    • Teller County (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Horse teams--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1910.; Stagecoaches--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Leadville looking north

    • Looking north over Leadville, Colorado are mine tailings and a large pile of sawdust in the wash area in the foreground. Lumber mills with stacks of timber and milled lumber, sheds, barns, lean-tos, log cabins, tents, false fronts, and some...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Lumber industry--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.
    • [between 1870 and 1879]
    • Leadville from California Gulch

    • This view southeast from California or Oregon Gulch of Leadville, Colorado, looks toward reduction and sampling works, with mine tailings in a wash area in the foreground. Sheds, barns, lean-tos, log cabins, tents, false front businesses, and some...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; Construction--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; Hills--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.
    • 1879
    • Part of Leadville showing Capitol Hill

    • This view of Capitol Hill in Leadville, Colorado has Harrison Avenue on the diagonal on the right side with several false fronts, one under construction. "Fred A. Buse Goceries" is on Harrison in a two-story false front, the lower left corner has...
    • King, George E.--Homes & haunts--1870-1880.; Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • [1879]
    • Alpine, Colorado

    • View along the dirt main street in Alpine, Chaffee County, Colorado, shows large carriages in front of false front, log, and tent businesses, including the "Mining Agency," and the Badger Hotel. An American flag flies middleground.
    • Alpine (Colo.)--1870-1890.; Business districts--Colorado--Alpine--1870-1890.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Alpine--1870-1890.; Streets--Colorado--Alpine--1870-1890.
    • [between 1878 and 1882]
    • General view, Leadville,

    • Early view of Leadville, Colorado, includes a lumber mill with piles of timber and logs and mine tailings in the foreground, log and wood frame residences, barns, sheds, false fronts and some brick commercial buildings in the middleground, and the...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1890.; Lumber industry--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.
    • [between 1879 and 1882]
    • North Leadville

    • This view of north Leadville, Colorado, includes mine tailings, a telegraph or telephone pole and tree stumps in the foreground. Sheds, barns, lean-tos, tents, log cabins, residences and timber fences are in the middleground. Landmark buildings...
    • Church of the Annunciation (Leadville, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Leadville (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.; Mountains--Colorado--1880-1890.
    • [1885]
    • Mts. Princeton, Harvard, and Yale

    • View from Midland Railroad grade hill across south end of Buena Vista to Collegiate Range in Chaffee County, Colorado; shows Mounts Princeton, Harvard, and Yale, Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks. C & S, Colorado and Southern...
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--1910-1920.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1910-1920.; Buena Vista (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Chaffee County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Mountains--Colorado--Chaffee County--1910-1920.; Railroad...
    • 1911
    • Cattle on the range

    • Cows graze at Luis Maria Baca Ranch, Baca Land Grant Number Four (4), San Luis Valley, Saguache County, Colorado; shows grassy meadow in valley below Rocky Mountain peaks, ranch structures far left middleground; renamed San Luis Valley Land and...
    • Don Luis Maria Baca Ranch (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Saguache County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; San Luis Valley (Colo. and N.M.)--1920-1930.; Beef cattle--Colorado--Saguache County--1920-1930.; Ranches--Colorado--Saguache County--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930]
    • Seventh St. Leadville showing the range to the east

    • View east along dirt 7th (Seventh) Street to Mosquito Range in distance, Leadville, Colorado. Boardwalks line muddy street, wood frame residence rooftops middleground, Harrison Avenue with Tabor Grand Hotel (Vendome), old Lake County Courthouse,...
    • Tabor Grand Hotel (Leadville, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Leadville (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.; Courthouses--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.; Residential...
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Alice, view looking southwest

    • Southwest across Alice, in Clear Creek County, Colorado is one of the largest mining camps in the Fall River valley below Saint (St.) Mary's Glacier, settled in the early 1880s. Widely scattered ruins of the small boom town include mines and...
    • Alice (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Alice--1910-1920.
    • 1911
    • Leadville looking west

    • Early view of Leadville, Colorado. A man in a hat and jacket sits on some downed timber on a slope above mine tailings. Log and wood frame residences, barns, sheds, and false fronts are in the middleground. Laundry hangs on lines and large piles...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • [between 1877 and 1879]
    • Old Lake City cemetery

    • View of weathered Victorian picket fenced gravesites in the old Lake City cemetery, north of town along Lake Fork River, Colorado. Wooden fence surrounds wooden cross in foreground; decorative iron fence right middleground; evergreens and slope in...
    • Lake City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Cemeteries--Colorado--Lake City--1950-1960.; Tombs & sepulchral monuments--Colorado--Lake City--1950- 1960.
    • [1959?]
    • Leadville looking north

    • This early view of Leadville, Colorado, shows a burro tied to a timber hitching post rail on a slope above mine tailings in. Log and wood frame residences, barns, sheds, and false fronts are in the middleground. Laundry hangs on lines behind some...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • [between 1877 and 1879]
    • Leadville, Colo. 1882

    • In this view of west Leadville, Colorado, a dusting of snow rests on the ground and tree stumps in the foreground. Sheds, barns, lean- tos, log cabins, one-story residences, false front businesses, and a two- story brick schoolhouse are in the...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Business districts--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.; Mountains--Colorado--1880-1890.; Residential streets--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.
    • 1882
    • Leadville

    • Early view of Leadville, Colorado, shows evergreens and stumps in foreground, wood frame barns and sheds, log cabins, false fronts, and some brick commercial buildings in the middleground, and mountain slopes in the background.
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • [between 1877 and 1879]

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