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    • Cherry Creek at time of flood Blake St. Denver

    • A man stands on the edge of Cherry Creek as it floods Blake Street in Denver, Colorado. A building is nearby.
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streams--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Denver

    • Men and women stand near the edge of Cherry Creek as it floods the streets near 16th (Sixteenth) and Larimer Streets in Denver, Colorado. A sign on a nearby building reads: "Drugs, Chemicals, Oils, Paints, Brushes, & Glass".
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Old view of Denver

    • View of the Charles and Cork homes in Denver, Colorado. Other houses are nearby.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Denver, 1864

    • Panoramic view of brick and frame commercial buildings in downtown Denver, Colorado and the flooded South Platte River nearby. Shows the brick Denver Mint building at 16th (Sixteenth) Street and Market Street and businesses on probably Larimer...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Rivers--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864 May 19
    • Larimer Street

    • Men stand near businesses on Larimer Street in Denver, Colorado. Signs read: "Broadway Sto[re]", "Dry Goods & Clo[thes] Wholesale & Ret[ail]", "Tappan & Co", "Groceries Wines & Liquors At Wholesale & Retail". Lawrence Street Methodist Episcopal...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Mercantile facilities--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1866
    • Pearl St., 13th looking west

    • Men and women pose on Pearl Street at the intersection of 13th (Thirteenth) Street in Boulder (Boulder County), Colorado. People are on the porch of the two-story Colorado House hotel with a gabled roof. The first brick commercial building in...
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Boulder--1860-1870.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Boulder--1860-1870.; Corrals--Colorado--Boulder--1860-1870.; Hotels--Colorado--Boulder--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Boulder--1860-1870.
    • 1866
    • East end

    • Mine tunnel entrances and ore car tracks are in a mountain valley near frame buildings. Houses have gabled roofs and brick chimneys. A building has a square stone cupola with a finial. Timber fences, laundry on a clothesline, and tree stumps are...
    • Houses--1860-1870.; Mine railroads--1860-1870.; Mining--1860-1870.
    • 1866
    • Burnetizing works of the U.P.R.R. at Omaha (2)

    • Workers are beside flat cars stacked with railroad ties at the Union Pacific Railroad Burnetizing works in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows wooden buildings, tunnels and men in a rail yard where wooden ties are treated in zinc chloride to...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Facilities--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad employees--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroad facilities--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroad switching--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroad...
    • 1866 October
    • S. end E. front U.P. Railroad works at Omaha

    • View of the brick buildings of the Union Pacific Railroad works at Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows arched windows, gabled roofs, a brick smokestack, warehouse and engine house buildings. Stacks of lumber are nearby.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Buildings--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad facilities--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • Construction train of the U.P.R.R.

    • Men sit in the grass or stand and pose beside a Union Pacific Railroad construction train and tracks in Nebraska. A horse is beside a flat car piled with rails. Shows probably a telegraph pole nearby.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Equipment & supplies--1860-1870.; Railroad construction workers--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Railroad construction--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Railroads--Nebraska--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • Laying the rails of U.P.R.R. - two miles a-day

    • Construction workers lay rail over railroad ties on the Union Pacific Railroad in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. Shows a supply wagon, men in work clothes and felt hats, and members of the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian, in...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad construction workers--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad construction--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Lincoln...
    • 1866 October
    • The Platte River opposite Platte City

    • A man with a beard sits on the edge of an overlook above the Platte River opposite what is identified as Platte City in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. Shows a skull with horns on the ground and people seated in a group nearby, members of the...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Platte River (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Rivers--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.;...
    • 1866 October
    • The Middle Landing, O.R.R., Cascades, Columbia River

    • View of frame buildings, a boat house and a wooden ramp beside the Columbia River near The Cascades, whitewater rapids in Multnomah County, Oregon. Shows a trestle near buildings and dense trees on mountains nearby.
    • Columbia River--1860-1870.; Multnomah County (Or.)--1860-1870.; Buildings--Oregon--Multnomah County--1860-1870.; Rivers--Oregon--Multnomah County--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Cottonwood trees at Fort Steele, Wyo. Terr.

    • View of a man reclined in a grassy field beside Cottonwood trees on the North Platte River at Fort Fred Steele (Carbon County), Wyoming. Shows probably a bull buffalo skull on the ground nearby.
    • Cottonwood--Wyoming--Fort Fred Steele--1860-1870.; Fort Fred Steele (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Trees--Wyoming--Fort Fred Steele--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Sam Dugan [i.e. Sanford Dougan] hanged by vigilantes at Denver

    • Sanford Dougan, was lynched by a mob after being accused of murder in Denver, Colorado. He hangs from a tree and is dressed in a coat, slacks and boots. Shows a hat on the ground, handcuffs, a noose, and a hatchet stuck in the tree trunk. Frame and...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Dead persons--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Hangings--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Dougan, Sanford.
    • 1868 December 2
    • Larimer St.

    • Rooftop view of a Fourth of July parade on Larimer Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. Horse-drawn wagons make their way past a marching band. Signs on nearby buildings read: "L. W. Greenleaf & Co." and "Queensware at Wholesale and Retail."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Bands--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Fourth of July celebrations--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Parades &...
    • 1868 July 4
    • Indians rec' [i.e. receive] annuities

    • Stereographic view of Native American (Plains) men and women, they stand near covered wagons and a wooden rail fence to receive food rations. Saddled horses stand on the edge of a nearby river.
    • Indians of North America--Government relations--Great Plains--1860-1870.; Covered wagons--1860-1870.; Food relief--1860-1870.; Women--1860-1870.
    • 1868 October 1
    • Manitou Soda Springs in 1870

    • Men sit on rocks near Manitou Soda Spring and Navajo Spring on Fountain Creek in Manitou Springs (El Paso County), Colorado. A wood bridge and horse-drawn wagon are nearby.
    • Fountain Creek (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Springs--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • Indian women bathing

    • Native American women bath in a river. Cradleboards rest among bushes nearby. Shows dwellings and a stockade.
    • Indians of North America--1860-1870.; Bathing--1860-1870.
    • 1870?
    • Alida Burton residence

    • View of the Alida Burton house at 100 West Colfax Avenue in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Snow covers the ground and nearby trees.
    • Burton, Alida--Homes & haunts.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1870-1880.; Denver (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.
    • 1873
    • Zuni Indian girl, with water olla

    • A young Native American (Zuni) woman, in a headband, manta, wrapped moccasins and with an olla (an earthenware jug) on her head, poses probably at Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico. Shows an adobe building nearby.
    • Indians of North America--New Mexico--Zuni--1870-1880.; Pueblo Indians--Arts & crafts--New Mexico--Zuni--1870-1880.; Zuni Indians--Women--New Mexico--Zuni--1870-1880.; Zuni pottery--New Mexico--Zuni--1870-1880.; Zuni (N.M.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions...
    • 1873
    • Circle Wall, Cañon de Chelle

    • Corps of Engineer members stand beside tents at a camp in Canyon de Chelly (later Canyon de Chelly National Monument), Arizona. Eroded walls of probably Chinle Wash are in the valley. A rounded canyon wall identified as "circle wall" is nearby.
    • Chelly, Canyon de (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Chinle Wash (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Arroyos--Arizona--1870-1880.; Camping--Arizona--Canyon de Chelly--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Canyon de Chelly--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Canyon de...
    • 1873
    • Aboriginal life among the Navajo Indians Cańon de Chelle, New Mexico [i. e. Arizona]

    • A Native American (Navajo) man and woman sit near a loom and an earthen hogan near Canyon de Chelly, Arizona. A bundle of corn cobs hangs from a nearby tree.
    • Indians of North America--Arizona--1870-1880.; Navajo Indians--Arizona--1870-1880.; Navajo women weavers--Arizona--1870-1880.; Chelly, Canyon de (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Looms--Arizona--1870-1880.; Weaving--Arizona--1870-1880.
    • 1873
    • Navajoe Indian Dance

    • View of a Native American (Navajo) Circle Dance at Fort Defiance (McKinley County), New Mexico. The men wear woven shirts and pants, hats and necklaces. Some men are on horseback and three men sit on the ground nearby. The adobe buildings and a log...
    • Indians of North America--New Mexico--Fort Defiance--1870-1880.; Navajo Indians--New Mexico--Fort Defiance--1870-1880.; Fort Defiance (N.M.)--1870-1880.; Dance--New Mexico--Fort Defiance--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--New Mexico--Fort...
    • 1873
    • Bust!

    • View of a covered wagon with a torn cover that reads: Pikes Peak or Bust. Oxen, one dead and the other wounded with arrows are hitched to the wagon. A man lies beside the wagon, two rifles, a feather, a bull whip and a boot are near his body. A...
    • Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Covered wagons--Colorado--1870-1880.; Miners--Colorado--1870-1880.; Ox teams--Colorado--1870-1880.; Violence--Colorado--1870-1880.
    • 1873 February
    • Legal fraternity of Georgetown

    • Men pose in front of a log building with a gabled roof and a sign that reads: "John H. McMurdy, Law Office" in Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Men wear tuxedos with silk hats or derby hats and sit on horseback or stand. Boys are nearby...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Law offices--Colorado--Georgetown--1870-1880.; Lawyers--Colorado--Georgetown--1870-1880.; Log buildings--Colorado--Georgetown--1870-1880.
    • 1874
    • Park near head of Conejos canon, Col.

    • Panoramic view of a valley and the Conejos River in Conejos County, Colorado. Shows a camp with tents, a pack horse and smoke from a fire. Trees and sagebrush are in the valley and rocky cliffs are nearby in the San Juan Mountains.
    • Conejos County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Conejos River (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Colorado--Conejos County--1870-1880.; Rivers--Colorado--Conejos County--1870-1880.; Valleys--Colorado--Conejos County--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys...
    • 1874
    • Lake in Conejos Canon, Col.

    • A man stands beside a lake, probably Beaver Lake, in Conejos County, Colorado. Trees and grass are nearby in the San Juan Mountains.
    • Conejos County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Colorado--Conejos County--1870-1880.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Conejos County--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1874
    • The waterworks

    • View of the Denver Waterworks building located at 15th (Fifteenth) and Bassett Streets in the Union Station Neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The building, built by the Denver City Water Company, is a one story brick structure with arched windows....
    • Denver (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Union Station (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1870-1880.; Pumping stations--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Waterworks--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.
    • 1874
    • View near head of Conejos River, Col.

    • Panoramic view of tents and a camp near the Conejos River in Conejos County, Colorado. The river has islands between channels. Sagebrush and trees are nearby and the foothills of the San Juan Mountains are around the valley.
    • Conejos County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Conejos River (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Colorado--Conejos County--1870-1880.; Rivers--Colorado--Conejos County--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1874
    • 17th & Arapahoe Sts. Denver

    • Rooftop view of Denver, Colorado. The intersection of 17th (Seventeenth) and Arapahoe Streets is nearby. A sign on a building reads: "Grocery."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.
    • 1874
    • Leadville, Colorado

    • Pedestrians stand on the sidewalks near a road identified as Harrison Street in Leadville (Lake County), Colorado. Horse drawn wagons make their way down the dirt road. Signs on businesses read: "John Lieninger, Books and Stationary," "Crockery and...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; City & town life--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.
    • 1879
    • Shooting cattle at Standing Rock Indian Agency

    • View of Native American (Dakota, Yanktonai) men, women and children at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in North Dakota or South Dakota. Men shoot cattle in a fenced corral nearby. Shows tepees at a camp and Native Americans with horses,...
    • Dakota Indians--Subsistence activities--Standing Rock Indian Reservation (N.D. and S.D.)--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Subsistence activities--Standing Rock Indians Reservation (N.D. and S.D.)--1870-1880.; Yanktonai Indians--Subsistence...
    • 1879 February 22
    • The newly discovered mines in the Rocky Mountains

    • Miners and a wagon train travel through a valley in the mountains of Colorado. Dead horses and mules are nearby. Surveyors on horseback and with skis are in a valley. A man holds a transom, another holds a pick.
    • Miners--1870-1880.; Skiers--1870-1880.; Surveyors--1870-1880.; Wagon trains--1870-1880.; Westward movement--1870-1880.
    • 1879 May 24
    • Original Court House located near Silverton Northern RR tracks, early 1880.

    • A small chinked log cabin with a shingled gable roof served as the court house in Howardsville, Colorado. The Silverton Northern Railroad tracks are nearby; tall evergreen trees on steep hillsides and a snow- capped mountain are in the distance.
    • Howardsville (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Courthouses--Colorado--Howardsville--1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • Cooper Ave. - Later Grand Ave.  Glenwood Springs

    • Men congregate outside of a commercial building, "Blake & Putman General Mercahndise" along unpaved Cooper Avenue (later Grand Avenue) in the town of Glenwood Springs (formerly known as Defiance), Colorado, in Garfield County. A child rides a...
    • Glenwood Springs (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Streets--Colorado--Glenwood Springs--1880-1890.
    • 1883
    • Camp Apache Arizona

    • Native American (Apache) men and a white man pose near Fort Apache, Arizona. A saddled horse stands nearby.
    • Apache Indians--Arizona--Fort Apache--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Arizona--Fort Apache--1880-1890.; Fort Apache (Ariz.)--1880-1890.; Forts & fortifications--Arizona--Fort Apache--1880-1890.
    • 1883
    • The Lewis Hotel of Gunnison

    • View of the four-story Lewis (later the La Veta) Hotel in Gunnison (Gunnison County), Colorado. The brick hotel has balconies and a projecting entrance, belt courses, heavy brackets with finials, and an iron balustrade on the cornice. A central...
    • Lewis Hotel (Gunnison, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gunnison (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Building construction--Colorado--Gunnison--1880-1890.; Hotels--Colorado--Gunnison--1880-1890.
    • 1883 April
    • Barnum's elephants in winter-quarters

    • An elephant pushes a railroad car with its head during a snowstorm; a trainer stands nearby. In a border, P.T. Barnum circus elephants are trained to use props and perform tricks.
    • P.T. Barnum (Firm)--1880-1890.; Animal training--1880-1890.; Circus animals--1880-1890.; Circuses & shows--American--1880-1890.; Elephants--1880-1890.
    • 1883 January 27
    • Decorative arch Denver exposition

    • Members of a marching band and men on horseback pose near an arch decorated with greenery and flags possibly on 32nd (Thirty-second) Avenue at Eliot Street in Denver, Colorado. Churches, one with a cross and arched windows, are nearby.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Arches--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Churches--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Horseback riding--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.;...
    • 1883?
    • Decorated arch cowboys & pioneers expo

    • Men on horseback ride in a procession possibly on 32nd (Thirty-second) Avenue at Elliot Street in Denver, Colorado. The arch has towers with cupolas, a cross, and is decorated with flags. A church is nearby.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Arches--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Churches--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Cupolas--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Horseback riding--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.;...
    • 1883?
    • Manitou, Colo.

    • View of frame, multi-story houses on hillsides in a canyon near Manitou Springs (El Paso County), Colorado. One house has a steep pitched, hipped roof; dormers; and a brick chimney. Other houses have mansard roofs. A rounded gazebo ,possibly over a...
    • Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gazebos--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1880-1890.; Houses--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1880-1890.
    • 1884
    • As we returned from a mountain picnic

    • Men and women on horseback pose in a row near Saguache (Saguache County), Colorado. Women wear decorative hats and long dresses and sit sidesaddle. Men wear suits with ties and hats. A frame cabin with a chimney and fallen trees on a hillside are...
    • Saguache (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Horseback riding--Colorado--Saguache--1880-1890.; Men--Colorado--Saguache--1880-1890.; Women--Colorado--Saguache--1880-1890.; Mugrage, Minnie.
    • 1884 June 19
    • Canon City Penitentia[ry]

    • Aerial view of stone buildings and a stone wall with rounded, corner guard towers at Colorado State Penitentiary in Canon City (Fremont County), Colorado. Shows two and three-story brick buildings, the administration building with a smokestack, and...
    • Colorado State Penitentiary--Buildings--1880-1890.; Canon City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.
    • 1885
    • William F. Robinson residence 634 So. 15th near Dailey Ave

    • William Francis Robinson, Mary Byers Robinson, a boy, and a dog pose outdoors near their house at 634 South 15th Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. The brick house has a porch with decorative railing, and shutters. A low stone wall with...
    • Robinson, Mary Byers.; Robinson, W. F.; Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Families--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.
    • 1885 October
    • Denver saloon

    • Men who include Peter Volk pose behind a bar in a tavern in Denver, Colorado. A wood stove and bottles of alcohol are nearby.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Barrooms--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Bars--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Men--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Volk, Peter.
    • 1885 October 29
    • Montrose and Ouray Stage last trip

    • Men pose on and near the Montrose and Ouray horse-drawn stagecoach before its last trip, Montrose (Gunnison County), Colorado. A sign on a nearby building reads: "Denver & Rio Grande Railway Express."
    • Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Stagecoaches--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Transportation--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.
    • 1887 August 23
    • Artesian Well No. 2, Montrose, Colo.

    • Men, girls, and a dog pose in front of a wooden pump house in Montrose (Montrose County), Colorado. A frame tower with a ladder is above the well shaft. A flywheel, cables, pipes, water tank, and smokestack are nearby.
    • Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Artesian wells--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Girls--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Pumping stations--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.
    • 1887 May 1

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