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    • Residences, present day Central City

    • Homes are built above a retaining wall in Central City, Colorado. A street is supported by a retaining wall in the foreground. Telephone posts are on opposite sides of the street. The houses are one story, wood- frame homes with gabled roofs,...
    • Messick, Turner B.
    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • Unidentified mine, Boulder County

    • View of an unidentified mine in Boulder County, Colorado. Men work near piles of lumber and on a retaining wall. Shows stone retaining walls, a log retaining wall, piles of sand, a long log building with a ventilator on the roof and a stove pipe,...
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    • 1895 July 25
    • Residence in Central City, Colorado

    • A two story, masonry house is built above a retaining wall at the intersection of two streets in Central City, Colorado. The house has a flat roof, a chimney, two side bay windows, rectangular windows with lintels, and a covered porch that extends...
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    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Residence in Central City, Colorado

    • A two story wood frame house with a mansard roof and three dormer windows is built above a retaining wall in Central City, Colorado. It has two bay windows on opposite sides of the front wall. The covered front porch is built behind a masonry...
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    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Residence in Central City, Colorado

    • A two story, brick house with a front gable that intersects a hipped roof is built above a retaining wall in Central City, Colorado. The house has three chimneys and wrought iron roof cresting. The upper window under the gable is arched with...
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    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Residences in Central City, Colorado

    • Several run-down houses are above a masonry retaining wall in Central City, Colorado. The masonry, two-story house in the foreground, although not completely visible, appears to have a flat roof. It has rounded windows and a rounded doorway. The...
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    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Residences, Central City, Colorado

    • A two story, wood frame house with a gabled roof and covered porch is built above a masonry retaining wall in Central City, Colorado. The clapboard house has a pedimnent-like facade on the upper level with decorative columns under the eaves. The...
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    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Dew Drop Mine, Frances, Colo.

    • A man, in a long cloak and hat, and two young girls, in long coats and hats, pose on snow covered tailings at the Dew Drop Mine near Ward in Frances (Camp Francis, Dew Drop, Boulder County), Colorado. A log and wood tipple, mine buildings and a man...
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    • [1895?]
    • Idaho Springs

    • View of the Silver Plume band in front of the Blue Ribbon Mineral Springs near Idaho Springs, Colorado; features fast running water in front of a horizontal board retaining wall; Silver Plume band, a sheriff, women, men, and children posed behind...
    • McLean, Lachlan, 1843-1929.
    • [between 1904 and 1908]
    • Central City, Colorado residences

    • A vernacular wood frame, L-shaped house with a gabled roof is in front of a retaining wall in Central City, Colorado. The porch is supported by four pillars. The balcony has a spindle railing and side-entry stairs leading to the entrance of the...
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    • [between 1950 and 1960]
    • Home of William F. McGlone, Central City, Colorado

    • A clapboard house is built above a retaining wall in Central City, Colorado. The house, which is only partially visible, has a gabled roof, two chimneys, rectangular windows, and a covered porch with a lath balustrade railing, spindles along the...
    • Pote, Louise.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Houses on 2nd High St., Central City, Colo.

    • Several houses are built above a masonry retaining wall along Second High Street, a dirt road in Central City, Colorado. The house in the center is a two story brick with two gables that intersect a hipped roof. It has three chimneys, wrought iron...
    • Newbury, Samuel S.
    • 1941
    • James B. Belford home, Central City, 1948

    • James B. Belford's home, in Central City, Colorado, is a two story brick house, built above a masonry retaining wall. The house has a flat roof with a brick cornice and rectangular windows with lintels and sills. The porch, a concrete slab, has...
    • Metzger, T. M.
    • 1948
    • Residence in Central City, Colorado

    • A one and one-half story, clapboard house with a gabled roof, a stove pipe chimney, and gingerbread bargeboard around the eaves is built above a masonry retaining wall in Central City, Colorado. The house is painted white and has two doors and...
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    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Residence in Central City, Colorado

    • A two story brick house with a flat roof and brick cornice is built above a retaining wall in Central City, Colorado. The duplex has rectangular windows with lintels, sills and paneled doors. The shades are drawn in three of the four windows in the...
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    • [between 1950 and 1960]
    • Residence in Central City, Colorado

    • A vernacular wood frame house is in the middle of a field above a retaining wall in Central City, Colorado. The building's main portion has a gabled roof, a chimney, and a window. The addition has a sloped roof, three windows, and a stovepipe on...
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    • [between 1950 and 1960]
    • Littleton RTD light rail station

    • View of the Littleton Denver & Rio Grande Railroad Depot (now the RTD Littleton downtown light rail station), Littleton (Arapahoe County), Colorado. The one story rhyolite depot has a retaining wall in the foreground. The wall has a mural of...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 2001
    • Construction scene retaining wall

    • View of a retaining wall at a construction scene on the Archer Canal possibly near South Lipan Street, in Denver, Colorado.
    • Lillybridge, Charles S., 1849-1935.
    • [either 1909 or 1910?]
    • Commodore Mine, Creede, Colo.

    • View of the Commodore Mine on Colorado 503, one mile north of Creede, Colorado. Shows log retaining walls, a trestle and ore house.
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 2009
    • Tree scene along Cherry Creek planted to hide City Market

    • View of retaining walls, landscaping, and Cherry Creek in Denver, Colorado; the Champa and Curtis Street bridges span the water. The steeple of Saint Elizabeth's Catholic Church is in the background.
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    • 1918 August
    • Shoring of Victor mines

    • A log retaining wall (cribbing) shores up mine tailings beside a road in Victor (Teller County), Colorado. Abandoned mines and tailings are in the distance.
    • Bachman, Al.
    • 1978
    • Hanging vines at Cherry Creek near Marion

    • View of Cherry Creek and retaining walls in Denver, Colorado; a man pushes a lawnmower, and a bridge is in the background.
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    • [between 1904 and 1920?]
    • Berwind, Colorado

    • View of Berwind, Las Animas County, Colorado, during a UMWA coal miners' strike against CF&I; shows frame houses and stone retaining walls.
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    • [1913 or 1914]
    • Cherry Creek improvements

    • View of Cherry Creek, retaining walls, and the Champa Street bridge in Denver, Colorado. An Arapahoe Street business sign reads: "The American Fixture Company."
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    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Red Rocks, Denver Mountain Parks, Colorado

    • A woman in a sweater and a plaid skirt sits on an eroded rock formation in Red Rocks Park, a Denver Mountain Park in Jefferson County, Colorado. Shows a dirt path, concrete stairs and stone retaining walls.
    • Roach, Otto.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Red Rocks Park

    • View of rock formations and a dirt road in Red Rocks Park in Jefferson County, Colorado. Shows a culvert and a rock retaining wall.
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    • [between 1925 and 1935?]
    • Showing retaining wall Market St.

    • View of the construction of the 14th (Fourteenth) Street Viaduct and City Hall on Market Street in Denver, Colorado. Workmen and horse-drawn carriages are near the concrete retaining wall on Cherry Creek. A sign on a building reads: "Butters &...
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    • 1898 November 15
    • Mount Vernon gardens at Washington Park

    • View of flower beds and pathways in the Mt. Vernon garden at Washington Park in Denver, Colorado. The garden is partially enclosed by a cut stone retaining wall. Steps extend down into the garden.
    • Lindevall, Oscar E.
    • [between 1920 and 1940?]
    • Mt. Vernon Gardens, Washington Park

    • View of the cut stone retaining wall and flower beds in the Mount Vernon Garden at Washington Park in Denver Colorado. Flowers are in bloom. Shows stairs, trees, car.
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    • [between 1920 and 1940?]
    • Royal Gorge

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande Railroad narrow and standard gauge tracks in the Royal Gorge beside the Arkansas River in Fremont County, Colorado. Shows a stone retaining wall and the steep granite walls of the canyon. Hanging Bridge is in the...
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    • [between 1886 and 1890]
    • Train of ore cars on Gilpin Tramway, near Black Hawk

    • A view of a Gilpin Tramway ore train at Chase Gulch in Gilpin County, Colorado. A locomotive with ore cars in tow travels downgrade. Rock formations and a stone retaining wall are near the tracks.
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    • [between 1890 and 1906?]
    • Glenwood Springs Hotel, Hotel Colorado

    • View of the Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs (Garfield County), Colorado; shows a brick and stone building with towers and landscaping. The Colorado River and timber retaining walls are in the foreground.
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    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Emigrant Gap - looking west from the tunnel

    • View of a Central Pacific Railroad train at Emigrant Gap in Placer County, California. Shows a track on a ridge reinforced with a stone retaining wall and logs and stone rubble.
    • Thomas Houseworth & Co.
    • [between 1860 and 1885?]
    • Tiny Town

    • View of the hotel at Tiny Town, a miniature village in Jefferson County, Colorado. The hotel has a gabled roof, dormers and a balcony. Shows a large doorway at the back of the Tiny Town community church. A log retaining wall is next to Turkey Creek.
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    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • House occupied and owned by Mrs. Fred K. McFarlane

    • A two story, box house is built in front of a tall retaining wall in Central City, Colorado. The clapboard house has a bay window, a screen door, and decorative moldings by the entryway. The shades are pulled down in most of the rectangular...
    • Newbury, Samuel S.
    • 1933
    • Up Virginia Canyon from Idaho Springs heading toward Central City

    • Members of the Roundup Riders of the Rockies ride horseback on the dirt road in Virginia Canyon between Idaho Springs (Clear Creek County) and Central City, Colorado. Shows a log and stone retaining wall, a dry creek bed and discarded and weathered...
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    • 1948 July
    • Col. Geo. E. Randolph residence and Judge Witherow residence

    • The gothic revival Smith house on Casey Avenue in Central City, Colorado, is built above a masonry retaining wall and is a two story structure with a steeply-pitched, gabled roof with shingles, a chimney, and bargeboard gingerbread around the...
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    • 1888
    • Hanging Bridge

    • View of the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Hanging Bridge in the Royal Gorge on the Arkansas River in Fremont County, Colorado. Shows a stone retaining wall and steep granitic canyon walls.
    • Beecher, H. N.
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    • Rocky point , Alpine Pass, D. & S.P.

    • View of a rock retaining wall and Denver, South Park and Pacific narrow gauge railroad tracks on The Palisades, a cliff on the west side of Alpine Pass, near Alpine Station in Gunnison County, Colorado.
    • Collier, Joseph.
    • [between 1880 and 1885?]
    • Boulder, Univ. of Colorado

    • View of a stone retaining wall, a grassy field, trees, and the rooftop of the Hale Scientific Building on the campus of the University of Colorado in Boulder (Boulder County), Colorado. The Richardson Romanesque building has steep pitched roof...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [1900?]
    • Denver South Park & Pacific

    • View of an unfinished rock retaining wall built to support a Denver, South Park and Pacific Railroad grade on Ohio Pass (Gunnison County), Colorado. Shows scree on the steep slope beside the wall.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1955 August 6
    • Red Rocks, Denver Mountain Parks, Colorado

    • A woman in a sweater and a plaid skirt stands on a rock and looks at rock formations in Red Rocks Park, a Denver Mountain Park in Jefferson County, Colorado. Shows a dirt path, flagstone stairs and stone retaining walls.
    • Roach, Otto.
    • [between 1930-1937?]
    • Denver South Park & Pacific

    • View of probably Ohio Creek below Ohio Pass near Crested Butte in Gunnison County, Colorado. An unfinished rock retaining wall and railroad grade started by the Denver, South Park & Pacific Railroad are in the distance.
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1955 August
    • Clear Creek Canon - Colorado Central Railroad

    • View of Clear Creek Canyon in Jefferson County, Colorado. Shows Colorado Central Railroad Company tracks, Clear Creek, trees, and rock track base and retaining walls.
    • Chamberlain, W. G. (William Gunnison), 1815-1910.
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    • The palisades

    • People pose beside a Denver, Leadville, and Gunnison Railway train on grade with a stone retaining wall at The Palisades, a cliff in Gunnison County, Colorado. Shows talus below the cliffs in the Sawatch Range.
    • Erdlen, C. W.
    • 1897?
    • Unidentified mine entrance

    • View of an unidentified mine entrance in the side of a hill. A wooden frame with a door is surrounded by a stone and log retaining wall. Shows ore car tracks.
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    • [between 1880 and 1890?]

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