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    • Ceremonies at completion of Moffat Tunnel

    • People gather around a KOA radio broadcast microphone at a ceremony to celebrate the completion of the Moffat Tunnel at East Portal (Gilpin County), Colorado. An announcer holds a piece of paper and stands on a podium. Men wear suits and overcoats,...
    • Denver and Salt Lake Railway Company--1920-1930.; Railroad tunnels--Colorado--East Portal--1920-1930.; East Portal (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Moffat Tunnel (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Dedications--Colorado--East Portal--1920-1930.;...
    • [1928 February 26]
    • Telluride Hose Team No.1 The Champion, 100 yards, wet test, in southwestern Colorado, July 3"...

    • Telluride Hose Team Number 1 on July 3, 1892, on Colorado Avenue in front of First National Bank, Telluride, Colorado, in annual race competition against Delta, Ouray, Rico and Grand Junction down one block length, that included unreeling two...
    • Telluride (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fire-fighters--Colorado--Telluride--1890-1900.; Racing--Colorado--Telluride--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Telluride--1890-1900.
    • 1892
    • Spike, Cooper Hill, Colorado

    • Tenth Mountain Division soldier, Spike, reclines in the sun using his skis as a backrest at Cooper Hill, near Camp Hale, Colorado. He is wearing a cap, ski jacket, and brown wool pants. He has removed his gloves and his sunglasses, which are...
    • Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Military life--Colorado--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • Winter 1943-1944
    • Annual: East Denver High School, 1917

    • 1917 Yearbook from East Denver High School.
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Yearbooks.; Denver Public Schools--Students--Yearbooks.; School yearbooks--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1917
    • Helmet

    • Black felt helmet from the United States Army with a gold, American eagle insignia and a gold spike.
    • Helmets--1870-1890.; Military uniforms--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Drilling contest at Eldora, Colo

    • View of a mining contest in Eldora, Colorado; shows miners driving a spike into a rock slab. Well-dressed spectators include men, women, and children; United States flags and bunting are by a house with sign: "Log Cabin."
    • Eldora (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Children--Colorado--Eldora--1900-1910.; Contests--Colorado--Eldora--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Eldora--1900-1910.; Women--Colorado--Eldora--1900-1910.
    • [between 1906 and 1910?]
    • Mining Institute drilling contest, Civic Center

    • Fred C. Dopp, a hard-rock miner, drives a spike into a block of stone at a Mining Institute contest at the Greek Theater and Colonnade of Civic Benefactors in Civic Center Park, Denver, Colorado. Men in fedoras and topcoats are on the steps.
    • Greek Theater and Colonnade of Civic Benefactors (Denver, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Amphitheaters--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Contests--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.;...
    • September, 29, 1936
    • Mining contest in Creede

    • Men drive a spike at a miner's competition in Creede, Colorado; they are identified as: "1. Roy Morgan," "2. Graves Plunket," "3. Pete Vedell," "4. Phil Bauer," and "5. Goodrow." Elk's Hall is a brick building; rocky crags are in the background.
    • Creede (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Contests--Colorado--Creede--1910-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Creede--1910-1920.
    • 1913
    • Prize Hand Drilling Contest Victor Colo

    • Miners drive a spike in a Victor, Colorado mining competition, by metal cans. Lettering on fences reads: "On These Fine Playgrounds," and "Phones Victor 38 -59."
    • Victor (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Contests--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Industries construction scene at Lipan St. and C&S Ry.

    • Workmen single-jack a spike into a railroad tie near a pipe laying project at South Lipan Street in Denver, Colorado. A crane with a clamshell attachment is on the tracks nearby. The side of the crane reads: "The Dennis Gibbons Construction Co....
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Construction workers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Railroad maintenance & repair--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [1909]
    • Rock drilling contest on streets of Silverton, Labor Day

    • Fred C. Dopp, atop a wood platform, swings a sledge hammer in a hard rock drilling contest in Silverton (San Juan County), Colorado. A second man kneels and holds a spike on the block of rock that protrudes through the platform. Men, women, and...
    • Silverton (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Contests--Colorado--Silverton--1930-1940.; Miners--Colorado--Silverton--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Silverton--1930-1940.; Spectators--Colorado--Silverton--1930-1940.; Dopp, Fred C.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Mining contest

    • Driving a spike into a rock, a miner demonstrates hard-rock drilling, in (probably) Colorado. A woman watches from a storefront with window lettering: "Groceries."
    • Colorado--1950-1960.; Contests--Colorado--1950-1960.; Mining--Colorado--1950-1960.
    • 1957
    • Underground sampling - Pony Express mine, Uncompahgre Nat'l. Forest

    • View of three miners working in the Pony Express mine, Ouray County (Uncompahgre National Forest), Colorado. Two of the men use a spike and sledgehammer to drive a blasting hole as another looks on from a ladder.
    • Blasting--Colorado--1890-1910.; Ouray County (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Pony Express Mine (Ouray County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Interiors--Colorado--1890-1910.; Miners--Colorado--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Stunt in connection with movie "Union Pacific"

    • People pose for a Paramount Pictures publicity shoot for the movie "Union Pacific," in the San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles County, California. Cecil B. DeMille, Barbara Stanwyck (with spike), and Joel McCrea (bow tie) crouch by railroad tracks;...
    • Paramount Pictures Corporation--Public relations--1930-1940.; Union Pacific Railroad Company--Commemoration--1930-1940.; Los Angeles County (Calif.)--1930-1940.; Actors--California--Los Angeles County--1930-1940.; Motion picture producers &...
    • 1939
    • Lowry Field railroad

    • View of a dedication ceremony with men in military uniforms, or suits and overcoats, at Lowry Army Air Force Base in the Lowry Field neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The men watch an officer hammer a spike into railroad tracks constructed by the...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Lowry Air Force Base (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Dedications--Colorado--Lowry Air Force Base--1940-1950.; Military facilities--Colorado--Lowry Air Force Base--1940-1950.; Military...
    • [1941?]
    • Statuary, Ice Palace, Leadville, Colo.

    • View of ice sculptures on display at the Ice Palace built for the Winter Crystal Carnival in Leadville (Lake County), Colorado. Shows a boy with his dog, and a railroad worker with a sledgehammer ready to drive a spike held by a man. Wooden chairs...
    • Winter Crystal Carnival (Leadville, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Leadville (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Ice Sculpture.; Winter carnivals.
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    • CMA-1942

    • A man participates in a contest probably at a Colorado Mining Association conference in Denver, Colorado. Shows men in the back of a truck with a hammer, a spike, and a block of possibly stone. The truck has a sign that reads: "[?]er Co. Metal...
    • Colorado Mining Association--Meetings--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Contests--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • 1942
    • CMA-1942

    • A man drives a spike into a rock with a hammer as part of a contest, probably at a Colorado Mining Association convention in Denver, Colorado. Shows the men in the back of a truck and spectators. Signs on the wall read: "Produce More Metals,"...
    • Colorado Mining Association--Meetings--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Contests--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Meetings--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • 1942
    • Miner's drilling contest in Leadville

    • View of a mine worker's competition at Fifth and Harrison Streets, Leadville, Colorado; shows miners and judges on a platform with sledge hammers and tools. Probably Fred C. Dopp, kneels and holds the spike. Men, women, and children crowd the area;...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Contests--Colorado--Leadville--1900-1910.; Miners--Colorado--Leadville--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Leadville--1900-1910.; Spectators--Colorado--Leadville--1900-1910.; Streets--Colorado--Leadville--1900-1910.; Dopp,...
    • [between 1901 and 1910?]
    • Golden, Colorado School of Mines

    • Two Colorado School of Mines students compete in a hand drilling contest with a mallet and wedge or spike on a stone block on Engineer's Day, in Golden, Jefferson County, Colorado. Mike Lacy is on the left in a plaid shirt; spectators look on. One...
    • Golden (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Contests--Colorado--Golden--1960-1970.; Students--Colorado--Golden--1960-1970.; Universities & colleges--Colorado--Golden--1960-1970.; Colorado School of Mines.
    • [1968]
    • 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
    • Miners at work

    • View of three miners working at the end of a tunnel using a spike, sledgehammer, and pickaxe. Their work area is lighted by candles and an ore cart track leads away from the worksite.
    • Mine shafts--1880-1910.; Interiors--1880-1910.; Miners--1880-1910.; Mining equipment--1880-1910.; Mining--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1910?]
    • Northern Pacific 50th Anniversary announcement

    • Depiction of Northern Pacific Railway train 2606 at Gold Creek (Lodge County), Montana. Vignette shows locomotive 5000 and coal car. Printed with Northern Pacific logo: "September 8th 1933, marks the fiftieth anniversary of the driving of the...
    • Northern Pacific Railroad Company--Public Relations--1930-1940.; Gold Creek (Mont.)--1930-1940.; Railroad locomotives--Montana--Gold Creek--1930-1940.; Railroads--Montana--Gold Creek--1930-1940.
    • 1933 September 8
    • Mine interior, San Miguel County, Colorado

    • View of two miners using a sledgehammer and spike to drive a blasting hole into the roof of a narrow tunnel in an unidentified mine, San Miguel County, Colorado.
    • Blasting--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.; San Miguel County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Interiors--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • UP historic equipment, engine number 119

    • And C.P. "Jupiter"; shows part of the large crowd at the "Golden Spike Celebration" . Photographed: at Promontory, Utah, May 10, 1969.
    • Railroads--Equipment and supplies--1960-1970.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1969.; Railroad equipment--Utah--Promontory.; Union Pacific Railroad Company.
    • 1969
    • Working on the breast of a tunnel

    • Underground mine shaft or tunnel somewhere in Colorado; miner at end of tunnel with sledge mallet or hammer driving a spike in rock wall; shovel and other long spikes stored at side, candle stuck in wall.
    • Miners--Colorado--1900-1920.; Mining--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1922]
    • UP historic equipment, engine number 119, engine type 4-4-0

    • And Central Pacific "Jupiter" at 100th Anniversary of the Golden Spike Ceremony. Photographed: at Promontory, Utah, May 10, 1969.
    • Railroads--Equipment and supplies--1960-1970.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1969.; Railroad equipment--Utah--Promontory.; Union Pacific Railroad Company.
    • 1969
    • Lace House, Black Hawk

    • View of the front of the Lace House, Black Hawk; shows the attention to detail in the construction of this Carpenter Gothic residence including the bargeboard on the eaves and over the windows, the siding fronting the porch frieze, and the corner...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1960-1980.; Houses--Colorado--Blackhawk--1960-1970.
    • [between 1964 and 1974]

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