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    • Summitville, South Mountain in background

    • View of the Summitville mining district offices and living quarters; reopened gold, silver and copper mines, Rio Grande County, Colorado; South Mountain in distance; mill on left, in ruin, after a snowslide.
    • Summitville (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Summitville--1960-1970.; Avalanches--Colorado--Summitville--1960-1970.; Dwellings--Colorado--Summitville--1960-1970.; Mining--Colorado--Summitville--1960-1970.
    • September 1960
    • Snow slide ruins Ruby Camp, Ruby Chief Mine

    • View of Ruby, Gunnison County, Colorado, snowslide ruins of a mining shed. Also also called Irwin, for Richard Irwin, who found some of the richest deposits of "ruby" silver ore in the area; Ruby Chief Mine was destroyed in a snowslide.
    • Ruby (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Ruby--1880-1890.; Snow--Colorado--Ruby--1880-1890.
    • July 1883
    • Ophir Loop Ames, Colo.

    • View of Ophir Loop Bridge 45-A and 45-B of the Rio Grande Southern Railroad, Ophir, San Miguel County, Colorado; shows frame residences, the Silver Bell mill at the base of Yellow Mountain, the mine, and tailings.
    • Ophir Loop (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1890-1910.; Ophir (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Bridges--Colorado--Ophir--1890-1910.
    • [between 1895 and 1910?]
    • Burros packing coal to forest shaft

    • Burros loaded with coal and a group of men make their way along a snowslide in Imogene Basin, Uncompahgre National Forest, Ouray County, Colorado. A mining structure with tailings shows on slope below rocky peaks.
    • Imogene Basin (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Ouray County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Coal mining--Colorado--Ouray County--1900-1920.; Donkeys--Colorado--Ouray County--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Animas Canon snowslide near Silverton, Colo. cut 60 feet deep.

    • Railroad employees pose on and near a Denver Rio Grande railroad caboose in a cut through a snowslide in Animas Canon in San Juan County, Colorado.
    • San Juan County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Avalanches--Colorado--San Juan County--1880-1900.; Railroad cabooses--Colorado--San Juan County--1880-1900.; Railroad cuts--Colorado--San Juan County--1880-1900.; Railroad employees--Colorado--San Juan...
    • [between 1886 and 1900]
    • Remnant of snowslide

    • A man stands near an ice bridge that spans a stream after a snowslide in Colorado. Rocks and trees are nearby.
    • Ice--Colorado--1880-1900.; Streams--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • D&RG 203, NG 2-8-0, at Snowslide Tunnel, MP 492 1/2, above Elk Park Colorado on the Silverton...

    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad narrow gauge locomotive 203 at Snowslide Tunnel, San Juan County, Colorado. Men pose on the train and on flanking snowbanks.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1900-1910.; Snowsheds--Colorado--San Juan County--1900-1910.; San Juan County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--San Juan County--1900-1910.; Snow--Colorado--San Juan...
    • 1909?
    • South portal of Snowslide Tunnel at MP 492 1/2, D&RG Silverton Branch, above Elk Park, Colorado

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande Railroad tracks and the portal of Snowslide Tunnel, in San Juan County, Colorado; a man poses by snowbanks.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company.--1900-1910.; Railroad tunnels--Colorado--San Juan County--1900-1910.; San Juan County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--San Juan County--1900-1910.; Snow--Colorado--San Juan County--1900-1910.
    • 1909?
    • Saguache snowslide, Animas Canon, on D.& R.G. near Silverton, Colo. 60 feet deep

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande railroad cut through a snowslide in Animas Canyon, San Juan County, Colorado; a man stands on top of the snow embankment.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1880-1900.; San Juan County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Avalanches--Colorado--San Juan County--1880-1900.; Railroad cuts--Colorado--San Juan County--1880-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--San Juan County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1886 and 1900]
    • Homestake Memorial [graphic]

    • "Memorial erected by the Citizens of Leadville to the victims of a snowslide at Homestake Mine, Feb. 1886" is carved at the base of this memorial in Leadville, Colorado. The four tiered carved stone piece includes a mourning women in a veil at its...
    • Burns, James--Monuments.; Mathews, Horace M.--Monuments.; Mathews, Josiah--Monuments.; Leadville (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Leadville--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Great snow slide and snow tunnel on Ouray & Silverton wagon road, Colo.

    • A horse drawn buggy poses by a snow tunnel on the Otto Mears toll road on Red Mountain Pass near Ironton Park (Ouray County), Colorado. Timber debris is mixed with snow in the snowslide. A steam emerges from the snow slide.
    • Ouray County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Red Mountain Pass (Ouray County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Avalanches--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1890.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1890.; Dirt roads--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1890.; Passes...
    • 1888 July 6
    • Homestake memorial [graphic]

    • "Memorial erected by the Citizens of Leadville to the victims of a snowslide at Homestake Mine, Feb. 1886" is carved at the base of this memorial in Leadville, Colorado. The four tiered carved stone piece includes a mourning women in a veil at its...
    • Burns, James--Monuments.; Mathews, Horace M.--Monuments.; Mathews, Josiah--Monuments.; Leadville (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Leadville--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Great snow slide and snow tunnel on Ouray & Silverton wagon road, Colo

    • Men and horse-drawn wagons pose by a snow tunnel on the Otto Mears toll road on Red Mountain Pass near Ironton Park (Ouray County), Colorado. Timber debris is mixed with snow in the snowslide.
    • Ouray County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Red Mountain Pass (Ouray County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Avalanches--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1890.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1890.; Dirt roads--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1890.; Passes...
    • 1888 July 6
    • Summitville, South Mountain in rear; mill on left hit by slide, present mining office in rear

    • View of the Summitville mining district offices, Rio Grande County, Colorado, once a gold mining district; later reopened for copper mining. South Mountain in distance; mill on left ruined by a snowslide.
    • Summitville (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Summitville--1960-1970.; Avalanches--Colorado--Summitville--1960-1970.; Mining--Colorado--Summitville--1960-1970.
    • 1960
    • Snow slide ruins Ruby Camp

    • View of Ruby and Ruby Chief Mine, Gunnison County, Colorado, includes a mule and a colt amid lumber and debris left by snowslide.
    • Ruby (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Snow--Colorado--Ruby--1880-1890.
    • 1881
    • Revenue & slide

    • Miners pose by the tramway after a snowslide at the Revenue Mine near Sneffels (Ouray County), Colorado. Mine buildings are nearby.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Sneffels--1890-1900.; Revenue Mine (Ouray County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Sneffels (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Avalanches--Colorado--Sneffels--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Sneffels--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Sneffels--1890-1900.
    • February 17, 1897
    • Colorado, a snow-slide on Crested Butte, of the Elk Mountain Range

    • View of a mule-driven covered wagon caught in a snowslide near the summit of Crested Butte (Gunnison County), Colorado. A man runs away from the avalanche near an icy ridge. Shows mules and people partly covered in snow.
    • Crested Butte (Colo. : Mountain)--1880-1890.; Gunnison County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Avalanches--Colorado--Gunnison County--1880-1890.; Covered wagons--Colorado--Gunnison County--1880-1890.; Disasters--Colorado--Gunnison County--1880-1890.
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    • Snowed under, digging out a railroad in Colorado

    • Men with shovels work to clear a pile of snow from Denver and Rio Grande Railway tracks in the Animas River canyon in San Juan County, Colorado. Shows a narrow gorge filled with snow from a snowslide, and partly buried tracks.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company--1880-1890.; San Juan County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Avalanches--Colorado--San Juan County--1880-1890.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--San Juan County--1880-1890.; Rivers--Colorado--San Juan County--1880-1890.; Snow...
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    • An avalanche in the Rocky Mountains

    • Three prospectors are on a sheer cliff during an avalanche in the Rocky Mountains, probably near Leadville (Lake County), Colorado. One man clings to a rock while another man grasps him by the belt. Rocks are in mid air over the canyon, and a hat...
    • Lake County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Avalanches--Colorado--Lake County--1880-1890.; Danger--Colorado--Lake County--1880-1890.; Falling--Colorado--Lake County--1880-1890.; Miners--Colorado--Lake County--1880-1890.
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    • Great snow slide and snow tunnel on road between Ouray and Silverton, Colo

    • Men and horse-drawn wagons pose by a snow tunnel on the Otto Mears toll road on Red Mountain Pass near Ironton Park (Ouray County), Colorado. Timber debris is mixed with snow in the snowslide.
    • Ouray County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Red Mountain Pass (Ouray County and San Juan County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Avalanches--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1890.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1890.; Dirt roads--Colorado--Ouray...
    • 1888 July 6
    • D&RGW wreck

    • Car "Durango" beside track, after snowslide; "Phantom Curve". Photographed: near Toltec, N.M., February 15, 1948.
    • Locomotives--1940-1950.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1948.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad accidents.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway Company.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Conejos County.; Railroads, Narrow-gage.
    • 1948
    • Rock slide

    • A Marion steam shovel, Model 40 moves rocks from a rock slide or snowslide on Great Northern Railway tracks in King County, Washington. Men use shovels to move rocks. Shows a wooden snowshed and fire damaged trees on a mountain.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Digging--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Landslides--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Washington...
    • 1917
    • Snow on snowshed roof

    • Men hold shovels and stand on a wooden snowshed roof near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington. Shows packed snow, probably from a snowslide. A wooden diversion flume moves water to the roof top to soften the snow. Shows fire damaged trees on the...
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Avalanches--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Flumes--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction workers--Washington...
    • 1917 June 10
    • Snowshed repair

    • Workmen stand on wooden cribbing for a snowshed near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington. Shows timber beams on the ground, probably damaged by a snowslide. Packed snow is on the hillside beside the men.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Avalanches--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction...
    • [1917?]
    • D&RGW wreck

    • Car "Durango", beside track, after snowslide. Photographed: near Toltec, N.M., February 15, 1948.
    • Locomotives--1940-1950.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1948.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad accidents.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway Company.; Railroad accidents--New Mexico--Toltec.; Railroads, Narrow-gage.
    • 1948
    • D&RGW wreck

    • Cars 327 and 319, at bottom of hill, after snowslide carried them down, on February 11, 1948. Photographed: near Toltec, N.M., February 15, 1948.
    • Locomotives--1940-1950.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1948.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad accidents.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway Company.; Railroad accidents--New Mexico--Toltec.; Railroads, Narrow-gage.
    • 1948
    • D&RGW wreck

    • "San Juan" wreck, distant view of coaches 327, 319, after snowslide carried them down the hill, on February 11, 1948. Photographed: near Toltec, N.M., February 15, 1948.
    • Locomotives--1940-1950.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1948.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad accidents.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway Company.; Railroad accidents--New Mexico--Toltec.; Railroads, Narrow-gage.
    • 1948
    • Man on snow drift

    • A man with a narrow brimmed hat leans against packed snow from a snowslide, on a mountain slope probably on the route of the Great Northern Railway, possibly near Stevens Pass in King County, Washington. Shows tree trunks and deep snow.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Avalanches--Washington (State)--1910-1920.; Trees--Washington (State)--1910-1920.
    • 1917 July 22
    • D&RGW wreck

    • "San Juan", after snowslide at "Phantom Curve"; shows car "Durango" near track, and coaches 327 and 319 far below, slide occurred February 11, 1948. Photographed: near Toltec, N.M., February 15, 1948.
    • Locomotives--1940-1950.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1948.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad accidents.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway Company.; Railroad accidents--New Mexico--Toltec.; Railroads, Narrow-gage.
    • 1948
    • 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
    • Snow slide

    • Men stand and pose beside a pile of snow, probably from a snowslide near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington. Shows timber debris and fire damaged trees on the steep mountain slope.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Avalanches--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Debris--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction workers--Washington...
    • 1917 May 20
    • Snow slide

    • A man and woman stand near a generator or drill, Great Northern Railway tracks and a frame snowshed in King County, Washington. Shows construction equipment, repairmen and a pile of snow from a snowslide.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Avalanches--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Machinery--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Snowsheds--Washington (State)--King...
    • 1917 June 10

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