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    • Garfield County Bank, Parachute, Colo.

    • View of the Garfield County Bank, now known as the Bank Saloon, located at the southeastern corner of 1st Street and Parachute Avenue, Parachute, Colorado. Built in about 1890, the one-story brick corner building has decorative corbels on either...
    • Garfield County Bank (Parachute, Colo.)--1990-2000.; Parachute (Colo.)--1990-2000.; Banks; Bars (Drinking establishments); Garfield County Bank (Parachute, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Banks and banking--Colorado--Parachute--Pictorial works.; Banks...
    • 1991
    • Haystack Mountain and plant site of the Mid-Continent Shale and Refining Co.

    • Men stand beside a car on a dirt road near Haystack Mountain in Garfield County, Colorado. Sagebrush, a haystack, trees, a fence, and Parachute Creek are in the valley. Shows layered shale on the Roan Cliffs and talus on mesas near the plant site...
    • Mid-Continent Shale and Refining Company--1920-1930.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.; Oil-shales--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Haystack Mountain (Garfield County,...
    • [1920 August]
    • Gilpin School class examining parachute

    • Group photograph of a class at Gilpin Elementary School in Denver, Colorado. The class sits or stands in three rows. Behind the class are two boys and the teacher. One of the boy's wears a parachute on his back.
    • Gilpin Place School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1944 December
    • Parachute Creek valley

    • View of Parachute Creek valley in Garfield County, Colorado; a man is by a car; a cabin and Roan Cliff formations and oil shale deposits are in the distance.
    • Oil-shales--Colorado--Garfield County--1910-1930.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1910-1930.; Automobiles--Colorado--Garfield County--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Curiosities of Monument Park

    • View of a sandstone rock formation (the Parachute) and pinon pines in Monument Park (El Paso County), Colorado.
    • El Paso County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Monument Park (El Paso County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Rock formations--Colorado--El Paso County--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Oil shale cliffs on Parachute Creek near Grand Valley, Colo.

    • View of layered shale cliffs, trees, and fallen logs on Parachute Creek (Garfield County), Colorado. A wire fence is across the creek, and a road grade is on the Roan Cliffs.
    • Oil-shales--Colorado--Garfield County--1900-1920.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Parachute Creek (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1900-1920.; Cliffs--Colorado--Garfield County--1900-1920.; Streams--Colorado--Garfield...
    • [between 1900 and 1915?]
    • Shale ridges at the head of Parachute Creek near Grand Valley, Colo.

    • Layered shale on Roan Cliffs is above a valley and trees that surround Parachute Creek in Garfield County, Colorado. A one-story log cabin is on the valley floor. Trees, scree, and brush are on the hillside.
    • Oil-shales--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Parachute Creek (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1920-1930.; Cliffs--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.; Log cabins--Colorado--Garfield...
    • [1920 August]
    • Shale strata on Parachute Creek, near Grand Valley, Colo.

    • View of Parachute Creek valley in (probably) Garfield County, Colorado; men are by a car and the oil shale rich Roan Cliffs are in the distance.
    • Oil-shales--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1920-1930.; Mountains--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Town of Grand Valley, Colo.

    • View of the town of Grand Valley (Parachute, Garfield County), Colorado. Shows wood frame barns, cultivated fields, and houses. Hills are in the distance.
    • Grand Valley (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Grand Valley--1920-1930.; Farms--Colorado--Grand Valley--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1921?]
    • Airplane dropping lunch at Caribou Park, did not work out well

    • A single engine plane flies over Caribou Park in Boulder County, Colorado. A parachute and package filled with lunch for members of the Roundup Riders of the Rockies is dropped from the plane. Shows clouds.
    • Roundup Riders of the Rockies (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Airplanes--Colorado--Boulder County--1950-1960.; Parachutes--Colorado--Boulder County--1950-1960.
    • 1954 July
    • Grand Valley

    • View of the Denver & Rio Grande and Rio Grande Junction railroad depot and frame buildings in the town of Grand Valley (Parachute) in Mesa County, Colorado. Men stand near boxes, crates and milk jugs on the platform of the depot. A sign on the...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1910-1920.; Grand Valley (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Grand Valley--1910-1920.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Grand Valley--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Place names of Colorado : a genealogical & historical guide to Colorado sites

    • The primary objective of this index is to contain a comprehensive listing of place names or sites in Colorado that would direct the researcher to recent and readily available publications. Included in this publication for each site or place name,...
    • Names, Geographical--Colorado.; Colorado--History, Local.
    • 1999
    • Family portrait

    • Studio portrait of a family possibly from Grand Valley (Parachute, Garfield County), Colorado; a man and woman pose with boys, girls, and a baby.
    • Families--1920-1930.
    • 1924, June 1
    • The Scriptbook

    • Booklet created by The Script Club of East High School in Denver, Colorado. Members of The Script Club, the writing club of East High, submitted their own works for create this booklet. Included are poems, essays, sketches and stories written by...
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Writings.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.; High school students' writings--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; High schools--Colorado--Denver.; East High School (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1932 May
    • Capitol Hill Review

    • Collection of artwork, short stories, poems, plays and reviews.
    • Literature--Periodicals.
    • 1971 March 15
    • Grand Valley, Colo., Colo. Midland Ry.

    • View across Grand Valley, Garfield County, Colorado, reached via Colorado Midland Railway; shows standard gauge railroad track and bridge over Colorado River, dirt road, telegraph and electrical poles, distant view of Grand Valley (later Parachute)...
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico); Grand Valley (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Bridges--Colorado--Grand Valley--1910-1920.; Colorado Midland Railway Company.
    • [1911?]
    • Fay "Rusty" Cox Rogers

    • Fay "Rusty" Cox Rogers, parachute jumper, rigger, and instructor, looks through her scrap book. She wears a knit sweater with flower designs.
    • Parachutists--1940-1950.; Teachers--1940-1950.; Women--1940-1950.; Rogers, Fay Cox, 1907-
    • [between 1940 and 1945?]
    • Ready for the market, Morrisania Ranch, Grand Valley Colo. Midland Ry

    • View of rooting pigs in holding pen at Morrisania Ranch in Grand Valley (later Parachute), Colorado; another pen and shed at rear, with cultivated field and ranch buildings in background.
    • Grand Valley (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Croplands--Colorado--Grand Valley--1900-1920.; Swine--Colorado--Grand Valley--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1919]

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