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    • DeBeque looking north up Roan Creek

    • Aerial view of the town of De Beque (DeBeque) in Mesa County, Colorado. Roan Creek meanders through the wide valley. The Roan Cliffs and South Shale Ridge are in the distance.
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    • [between 1930 and 1960?]
    • Roan cliffs outside of Rifle

    • Men wear suits and stand on a valley floor near sagebrush outside Rifle (Garfield County), Colorado. Scree and trees are on Roan Cliffs in the distance.
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    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Roan Cliffs

    • View of Roan Cliffs, oil shale strata, and brush, in (probably) Garfield or Mesa County, Colorado.
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    • [between 1900 and 1930?]
    • American Shale Refining Co.

    • View of the American Shale Refining Company plant site near De Beque on Conn Creek in Garfield County, Colorado. Shows one-story houses with gabled roofs and tar paper siding. Identical buildings, possibly boarding houses or dormitories, an...
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    • [1920 August]
    • 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.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1900 and 1915?]
    • Oil shale development, Naval oil shale

    • View of a Naval oil shale plant near probably Rulison (Garfield County), Colorado. Mine buildings have corrugated metal sides, gabled roofs, and smokestacks. Shows layered shale on the Roan Cliffs and talus in the distance.
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    • [between 1930 and 1960?]
    • Oil shale plant beside Colorado River

    • View of the oil shale demonstration plant beside the Colorado River near Rifle (Garfield County), Colorado. Smoke rises from smokestacks of the multi-story building, probably an oil shale retort. Denver and Rio Grande tracks are beside the river,...
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1915 and 1930?]
    • Oil shale deposits near Rifle, Colo.

    • A man wears a tie and stands near sagebrush in a valley below the Roan Cliffs near Rifle (Garfield County), Colorado. Shows trees, scree, and layered shale on steep cliffs in the distance.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Shale photographs - taken at Debeque [sic]

    • View of a street in De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado; shows storefronts, automobiles, and a stucco building with a mission style pediment and tile roof. Signs read: "The Independent Lumber Co.," "Vacuum Cup;" a United States flag is on a building,...
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • 1920 October
    • Index Co., De Beque, Brown retort

    • View of an oil shale processing facility (a retort) near De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado; shows sheds, tanks, men by a cabin, and the Roan Cliffs.
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    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • A portion of Rifle, Colo.

    • View of a section of the town of Rifle in Garfield County, Colorado. Shows churches and wood frame houses. The Roan Cliffs are in the distance.
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    • [between 1890 and 1920?]
    • Rifle Colo., looking S.W.

    • View of the town of Rifle in Garfield County, Colorado. Shows houses and commercial structures. Signs on businesses read: "Red Barn," "J. W. Hugus & Co.," and "McLearn Merc. Co." The Roan Cliffs are in the distance.
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    • [between 1890 and 1920?]
    • Mount Logan

    • View of Mount Logan oil shale formations and Roan Cliffs in Garfield County, Colorado; a man is by a dirt road.
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    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Mount Logan

    • View of Mount Logan oil shale formations and Roan Cliffs in Garfield County, Colorado.
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    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Plant site of the Monarch Shale Oil Co.

    • View of oil shale formations and Roan Cliffs at Conn Creek, in Garfield County, Colorado; also shows a Monarch Shale Oil Company building and tailings.
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    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Mount Logan

    • View of Mount Logan oil shale formations and Roan Cliffs in Garfield County, Colorado. Erosion cuts through rock strata.
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    • [between 1920 and 1925?]
    • Airplane view of De Beque and vicinity

    • Aerial view of the town of De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado. A bridge extends over the Colorado River that is dotted by several wooded islands. Tracks of the Denver and Rio Grand Western Railroad Company parallel the river. Cliffs of the Roan...
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    • 1924 January 21
    • 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.
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    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Rifle area

    • View of probably oil shale layered cliffs in the Roan Cliffs in Garfield County, Colorado. Shows talus and trees and a meadow in a valley.
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    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Rifle, Colorado, Grand River

    • View of a truss bridge with concrete supports over the Colorado River in Rifle (Garfield County), Colorado. Shows the Roan Plateau in the distance.
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    • 1914 August 18
    • Anvil Point, Book Cliffs [sic]

    • View of a steep shale formation in the Roan Cliffs in Garfield County, Colorado. Shows a pointed rock formation identified as Anvil Point, talus, trees and possibly the Colorado River in a valley. Men pose on the shore in the distance.
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    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Millard Walker & wife who was a Cord before marriage

    • View of a funeral near Rifle (Garfield County), Colorado; men, women, girls, and a baby, who include Millard Walker and his wife, pose with a horse and wagon by a fresh grave. Outfits include elaborate hats with flowers, and leather gloves. The...
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    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Bridge at Silt

    • View of a cantilever bridge over the Colorado River, in Silt (Garfield County), Colorado; twisted metal frames are in the water and the Roan Cliffs are in the background.
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    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Cliff View Poultry Plant

    • A man, woman, and boy pose by a building with a sign: "Cliff View Poultry Plant" and a poultry house in Rifle (Garfield County), Colorado; Battlement Mesa, hayfields, and the Roan Cliffs are in the distance.
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    • 1906 August 11
    • Uranium processing plant, Rifle, CO

    • View of a uranium processing plant in Rifle (Garfield County), Colorado; shows processing or factory buildings, houses, and the Roan Cliffs.
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    • [between 1957 and 1965?]
    • Rifle area haystack

    • People pose by by a haystack in Rifle (Garfield County), Colorado; shows corn stalks, fruit trees, and log buildings, the Roan Cliffs are in the distance.
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    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • U S Vanadium Co Mill Rifle, Colo

    • View of the United States Vanadium Mining Company mill in Rifle, Garfield County, Colorado; shows metal sheds for processing ore, elevator housings, smokestacks, and the Roan Cliffs in snow.
    • Broome Bros.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Freighters leaving Rifle, Colo.

    • View of Conestoga wagons, men, and horses, in Rifle, Garfield County, Colorado; the Roan Cliffs are in the background.
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    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Freight E. of Grand Valley, Colo

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad freight cars and locomotive head east between the Colorado River and the cliffs of the Roan Plateau in Garfield County, Colorado.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1922 and 1930?]
    • Mt. Logan plant

    • View of a shale oil extraction facility in Garfield County, Colorado; sheds, machinery, barrels, hoists, and cable guides are on a steep slope. Roan Cliff formations are in the background.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Where the spent shale is discharged

    • A man stands near the oil shale processing facility at the Index Shale Oil Company in De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado, Shows a Brown retort, a conveyor belt elevator for tailings, exhaust stacks, and sheds. The Roan Cliffs are in the distance.
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    • 1922
    • Charley the vet

    • A man identified as Charley, a veterinarian, poses astride a horse at the Boston Ranch, Crowley County, Colorado, by a barn. He wears woolies (chaps).
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    • 1902, February
    • Agriculture college demonstration train

    • People pose by Denver and Rio Grande Railroad passenger coaches in Colorado; a banner reads: "Agricultural [?] Train," snow covers (possibly) the Roan Cliffs in the distance. Letters read: "831 D. & R. G."
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    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Grand Valley near Rulison, Colo.

    • View of the Roan Cliffs, near Parachute, Garfield County, Colorado.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]

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