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    • Empire City, C.T.

    • View of Empire (Clear Creek County), Colorado; shows log and wood houses, businesses, felled timber, tailings, and mine railroad tracks.
    • Empire (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Empire--1860-1870.; Log buildings--Colorado--Empire--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Empire--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • East end

    • View of a town or mining settlement in a mountain valley. Shows frame and stone buildings, a timber polygonal frame building with a pointed roof, scaffolding beside buildings, dirt roads, ore or rock piles, and probably ore car tracks.
    • Cities & towns--1860-1870.; Mining--1860-1870.; Valleys--1860-1870.
    • 1866
    • West end South Adams village

    • View of frame buildings with gabled roofs in a town near hills and trees. Probably an ore pile and ore car tracks are near a river. One or two story buildings are near probably a barn and timber piles. Cultivated crops are near deciduous trees. A...
    • Cities & towns--1860-1870.; Croplands--1860-1870.; Mine railroad cars--1860-1870.; Mining--1860-1870.; Rivers--1860-1870.
    • 1866
    • East end

    • Mine tunnel entrances and ore car tracks are in a mountain valley near frame buildings. Houses have gabled roofs and brick chimneys. A building has a square stone cupola with a finial. Timber fences, laundry on a clothesline, and tree stumps are...
    • Houses--1860-1870.; Mine railroads--1860-1870.; Mining--1860-1870.
    • 1866
    • Engine House & workshops of U.P.R.R. at Omaha

    • View of Union Pacific Railroad locomotives parked inside the arched openings of the brick engine house and workshops of the Union Pacific in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows lumber and railroad ties piled beside railroad tracks.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Buildings--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad shops & yards--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • Burnetizing works of the U.P.R.R. at Omaha (2)

    • Workers are beside flat cars stacked with railroad ties at the Union Pacific Railroad Burnetizing works in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows wooden buildings, tunnels and men in a rail yard where wooden ties are treated in zinc chloride to...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Facilities--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad employees--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroad facilities--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroad switching--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroad...
    • 1866 October
    • N. end W. front U.P.R.R. Works, Omaha

    • Cows graze near Union Pacific Railroad tracks and railroad works buildings in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Multi-story probably brick buildings are near a smokestack.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Buildings--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad facilities--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • Construction train of the U.P.R.R.

    • Men sit in the grass or stand and pose beside a Union Pacific Railroad construction train and tracks in Nebraska. A horse is beside a flat car piled with rails. Shows probably a telegraph pole nearby.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Equipment & supplies--1860-1870.; Railroad construction workers--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Railroad construction--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Railroads--Nebraska--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • Landing of the U.P.R.R. Excursts. at Omaha (1)

    • People stand near piles of supplies stored in barrels, wooden crates and burlap sacks, in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows a stagecoach, horse drawn wagons, railroad tracks, a Union Pacific Railroad car, and probably the "Colorado" or the...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Missouri River--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Steamboats--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Tourists--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • Landing of the U.P.R.R. Excursts. at Omaha (2)

    • People in horse drawn wagons and buggies are beside Union Pacific Railroad tracks, a railroad car, and the river steamers, the "Denver" and the "Colorado", on the Missouri River in probably Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows United States...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Missouri River--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad tracks--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Rivers--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.;...
    • 1866 October
    • Westward, the monarch capital makes its way

    • Union Pacific Railroad vice president, Thomas C. Durant, in a suit and a narrow brimmed hat, stands on railroad ties during railroad construction near Cozad in Lincoln County, Nebraska. Shows shovels near railroad ties set in place, and a wooden...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Business people--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad construction--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad tracks--Nebraska--Lincoln...
    • 1866 October
    • Commissioners and directors of the U.P.R.R.

    • Men, identified as the commissioners and directors of the Union Pacific Railroad, stand in a row near railroad tracks and pose with a long piece of paper in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. The Union Pacific Railroad officials wear suits with...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--People--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Business men--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Generals--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Men--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad...
    • 1866, October
    • North Platte Bridge

    • View of a wooden bridge over the North Platte River in North Platte (Lincoln County), Nebraska. Union Pacific Railroad tracks are on the narrow bridge.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; North Platte (Neb.)--1860-1870.; North Platte River--1860-1870.; Railroad bridges--Nebraska--North Platte--1860-1870.; Rivers--Nebraska--North Platte--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Fremont, Nebraska in 1867

    • View of frame houses, stacked lumber, fenced yards, a windmill and a water tank probably beside Union Pacific Railroad tracks in Fremont (Dodge County), Nebraska.
    • Fremont (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Nebraska--Fremont--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • U.P.R.R. Station, Willow Island, Nebr. in 1867

    • View of Union Pacific Railroad car roofs and tracks in Willow Island (Dawson County), Nebraska. Shows a windmill and frame railroad buildings. People stand on the depot platform.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Willow Island (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad stations--Nebraska--Willow Island--1860-1870.; Railroads--Nebraska--Willow Island--1860-1870.; Windmills--Nebraska--Willow Island--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Sidney, Wyoming Terr. [sic]

    • View of buildings, Union Pacific Railroad flatbed cars, tracks and a roundhouse in Sidney (Cheyenne County), Nebraska. Shows oxen, frame buildings and canvas tents. A sign reads "Saloon" near probably the depot.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Sidney (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Nebraska--Sidney--1860-1870.; Railroad roundhouses--Nebraska--Sidney--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Railroad shops at Laramie

    • View of railroad buildings and construction workers at Union Pacific Railroad tracks and shop buildings in Laramie (Albany County), Wyoming. Shows a stone roundhouse and repair shop, an unfinished railroad bed, stacks of lumber and railroad ties, a...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Laramie (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Railroad shops & yards--Wyoming--Laramie--1860-1870.; Railroads--Wyoming--Laramie--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Laramie, Wyoming Territory in 1868

    • View of Union Pacific Railroad passenger cars on tracks in Laramie (Albany County), Wyoming. Shows sparse wooden, log and canvas buildings in Laramie.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Laramie (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Wyoming--Laramie--1860-1870.; Railroad passenger cars--Wyoming--Laramie--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Railroad shops ot [sic] North Platte

    • View of brick railroad buildings beside Union Pacific Railroad tracks at North Platte (Lincoln County), Nebraska. Shows a locomotive beside probably a water tank and a windmill, a roundhouse, and machine shops with chimneys and vented roofs.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; North Platte (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad roundhouses--Nebraska--North Platte--1860-1870.; Railroad shops & yards--Nebraska--North Platte--1860-1870.; Windmills--Nebraska--North Platte--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Promontory, Utah

    • View of Union Pacific Railroad and Central Pacific Railroad tracks, a switch and railroad signal at Promontory (Box Elder County), Utah. A man stands beside the tracks. Shows a railroad car on a Shoo-Fly (temporary track), telegraph poles, a United...
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Promontory (Utah)--1860-1870.; Flags--American--1860-1870.; Railroad cars--Utah--Promontory--1860-1870.; Railroad signals--Utah--Promontory--1860-1870.;...
    • 1869
    • Zuni

    • Reproduction of a lithograph shows Native Americans with covered wagons outside the Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico.
    • Indians of North America--New Mexico--Zuni--1860-1870.; Pueblo Indians--New Mexico--Zuni--1860-1870.; Zuni Indians--New Mexico--Zuni--1860-1870.; Zuni (N.M.)--1860-1870.; Pueblos--New Mexico--Zuni--1860-1870.
    • 1869
    • Building Devil's Gate bridge over Weber River

    • A Union Pacific Railroad locomotive is on railroad tracks near the wooden Devil's Gate trestle over the Weber River in Weber Canyon, Utah.
    • Union Pacific Railway Company--1860-1870.; Weber Canyon (Utah)--1860-1870.; Weber River (Utah)--1860-1870.; Canyons--Utah--1860-1870.; Railroad bridges--Utah--1860-1870.; Rivers--Utah--1860-1870.; Trestles--Utah--1860-1870.
    • 1869 July 20
    • Promontory, Utah

    • View of Union Pacific Railroad or Central Pacific Railroad tracks, a switch and railroad signal in possibly Promontory (Box Elder County) or Uintah (Uintah County), Utah. Shows a water tower, a railroad car, wooden wagons, tents and frame buildings...
    • Cities & towns--Utah--1860-1870.; Railroad signals--Utah--1860-1870.; Railroad tracks--Utah--1860-1870.
    • 1869 June 30
    • First bridge, Clear Creek Canyon, Colorado

    • View of Huntsman's Bridge over Clear Creek in Clear Creek Canyon (Jefferson County), Colorado. Colorado Central narrow gauge tracks are on the bridge, shows a stone retaining wall.
    • Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1870-1880.; Retaining walls--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1870-1880.; Streams--Colorado--Clear Creek...
    • 1870
    • Wilhelminas Pass

    • View of the Devil's Slide rock formation in Weber Canyon, Morgan County, Utah. Union Pacific Railroad Company tracks, a trestle, and a tent colony are near the Weber River. Men stand on the railroad tracks. Shows a bridge over the river.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1870-1880.; Devils Slide (Morgan County, Utah : Slope)--1870-1880.; Morgan County (Utah)--1870-1880.; Weber Canyon (Utah)--1870-1880.; Weber River (Utah)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Utah--Morgan County--1870-1880.;...
    • 1870
    • The Far West - shooting buffalo on the line of the Kansas- Pacific Railroad

    • Reproduction shows men shooting and buffalo running and falling; coaches and a balloon-stacked locomotive of the Kansas-Pacific Railroad wait on the tracks; telegraph wires are overhead.
    • Kansas-Pacific Railway Company--1870-1880.; Bison hunting--1870-1880.; Railroads--1870-1880.
    • 1871
    • Hieroglyphic Pass, opposite Parowan, Utah

    • Close-up view of the Parowan Gap Petroglyphs in Iron County, Utah. Native American (probably Fremont) petroglyphs include geometric shapes, concentric circles, horned animals, probably a snake, and animal tracks symbols. Stones and grass are beside...
    • Iron County (Utah)--1870-1880.; Parowan Gap Petroglyphs (Utah)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Utah--Iron County--1870-1880.; Rock art--Utah--Iron County--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1872
    • Shooting antelopes from a railroad train in Colorado

    • Antelope run from people with rifles on a prairie hillside in Colorado. One antelope has been shot and falls to the ground. A railroad train is on tracks beside the passengers. Shows dark clouds in the distance and mountains on the horizon.
    • Antelope hunting--Colorado--1870-1880.; Railroads--Colorado--1870-1880.
    • 1875 May 29
    • Plaza, La Veta, Colo. Beatty Mt. in background

    • People and a horse-drawn carriage are in front of the one-story adobe brick Francisco Plaza fort buildings in La Veta (Spanish Peaks, Huerfano County), Colorado (later the Francisco Fort Museum), this served as the commercial center of the town and...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company--1870-1880.; La Veta (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--La Veta--1870-1880.; Forts & fortifications--Colorado--La Veta--1870-1880.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--La Veta--1870-1880.;...
    • 1876
    • Drugstore formerly Broadwell house

    • View of 16th (Sixteenth) Street, in Denver, Colorado; shows brick businesses, horse and buggy traffic, and street railroad tracks, and signs: "Duhem Bros. Colorado Views," and "Gleasons."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Street railroad tracks--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.
    • 1877
    • The Colorado State Penitentiary in 1878, showing the first stone wall

    • The penitentiary complex in Canon City, Colorado, consists of a pair of three-story structures (one with a mansard roof) and the surrounding wall and tower, with a gated arch in the foreground. All are of random ashlar stone. Trees front the main...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1878
    • Larimer Street

    • View of Cherry Creek flood damage in the Auraria Neighborhood of Denver; shows Larimer Street, a cupola, a destroyed bridge, horse car tracks, and people. Signs read: "West Lindell," "Colorado State Lottery," "Brown's Star Bakery," "Denver Marble...
    • Auraria (Denver, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Denver (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Bridges--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.;...
    • 1878 May 22
    • Cherry Creek flood - Larimer Street

    • View of Cherry Creek flood damage in the Auraria Neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows Larimer Street, a cupola, a destroyed bridge, horse car tracks, and people. Signs read: "West Lindell," "Colorado State Lottery," "Brown's Star Bakery,"...
    • Auraria (Denver, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Denver (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Bridges--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.;...
    • 1878 May 22
    • Grand Canyon of the Arkansas River

    • A work party and well dressed men stand next to Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad tracks in the Royal Gorge beside the Arkansas River in Fremont County, Colorado.
    • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company--1870-1880.; Arkansas River--1870-1880.; Fremont County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Royal Gorge (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Colorado--Fremont County--1870-1880.; Railroad construction &...
    • 1879?
    • Rollinsville, Colorado

    • Image of a lithograph of Rollinsville, Gilpin County, Colorado, shows the Rollins stamp mill, tilled fields, and Denver & Salt Lake Railway, (Moffat Road) railroad tracks.
    • Denver and Salt Lake Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Rollinsville (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Rollinsville--1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • Salida

    • View over the Denver & Rio Grande railroad yards, Salida, Chaffee County, Colorado, shows tracks, freight cars and sheds, with wood trestle bridges over the Arkansas River and businesses and residences in distance.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Arkansas River--1880-1890.; Salida (Colo.)--1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • Phantom Curve, Los Pinos Valley, D. & R.G.R.W.

    • Photograph of a drawing of a Denver and Rio Grande Railway train on curved tracks at what is identified as "Phantom Curve" in Conejos County, Colorado. Shows rock spires and formations.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company--1880-1890.; Conejos County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Railroads--Colorado--Conejos County--1880-1890.; Rock formations--Colorado--Conejos County--1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • Original Court House located near Silverton Northern RR tracks, early 1880.

    • A small chinked log cabin with a shingled gable roof served as the court house in Howardsville, Colorado. The Silverton Northern Railroad tracks are nearby; tall evergreen trees on steep hillsides and a snow- capped mountain are in the distance.
    • Howardsville (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Courthouses--Colorado--Howardsville--1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • Royal Gorge, Grand Canyon of the Arkansas

    • View of Denver & Rio Grande Railway Hanging Bridge beside the Arkansas River in the Royal Gorge, Fremont County, Colorado shows the tracks below vertical canyon walls.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company--1880-1890.; Arkansas River--1880-1890.; Fremont County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Royal Gorge (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Canyons--Colorado--Fremont County--1880-1890.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Denver--1880-1900.;...
    • 1880?
    • Union Depot, Denver

    • View of the stone Union Station Building on Wynkoop Street in Denver, Colorado. The Richardson Romanesque style, rusticated stone railroad station has arched doorways, dormers and a square clock tower with finials. Shows a brick smokestack,...
    • Union Station (Denver, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.
    • 1880?
    • Photograph of Denver Gas Works

    • View of a brick Denver Gas Company building with smokestack, tanks, and railroad tracks in Denver, Colorado. Store signs read: "Grocery & Baker, Grocery & Confectionery, Fine Cigars & All Kinds Of Tobacco Etc."
    • Denver Gas Company (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Gas industry--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Smokestacks--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.
    • 1881 November 12
    • El Paso, Texas

    • El Paso, Texas, consists of houses, businesses, and churches. Lumber and wagons are by tracks of the Southern Pacific Railroad; the Sierra Huego mountains are in the background.
    • El Paso (Tex.)--1880-1890.
    • 1882
    • La Junta's Harvey House in pioneer days

    • Guests, employees, and some of the citizens of the town of La Junta, Colorado, pose on the steps of the Harvey House in Otero County. Railroad tracks pass next to the building, and a handcart is in the foreground. Architectural features of the...
    • La Junta (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Hotels--Colorado--La Junta--1880-1890.
    • 1882
    • McPhee & McGinnity

    • Aerial view of the brick McPhee & McGinnity Company buildings at 181-185 18th (Eighteenth) Street in Denver, Colorado. Freight cars and tracks are on Wynkoop Street. One or two story frame or brick commercial buildings are in the Union Station...
    • McPhee & McGinnity Co. (Denver, Colo.)--Buildings--1880-1890.; Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Building materials industry--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Mercantile facilities--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Railroad freight...
    • 1882
    • Johnson's Canon, Arizona, A.P.R.R. 112.

    • View of an Atlantic and Pacific Railroad trestle and tunnel in Johnson Canyon (Coconino County), Arizona. The viaduct is an iron structure with timber deck and cross ties leading to the west portal of the tunnel. A tool shed is near the entrance,...
    • Atlantic and Pacific Railroad Company; Coconino County (Ariz.); Johnson Canyon (Coconino County, Ariz.); Railroad bridges--Arizona--Coconino County; Railroad tracks--Arizona--Coconino County; Trestles--Arizona--Coconino County;...
    • 1882.
    • Canon City about 1883

    • Looking northeast at Canon City, Colorado, the State Penitentiary is a complex of two-story stone buildings with gable roofs and a surrounding wall with corner towers. Tents and piles of ties are next to tracks of the Denver and Rio Grande Western...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.; Colorado State Penitentiary.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.
    • 1883
    • Parade of Grand Valley Guards, Grand Junction, Colo.

    • View of Grand Valley Guards on parade, Grand Junction, Colorado, shows a group of African-American soldiers marching in uniform and formation, all holding United States flags, one carrying a vertical "U.S. Army" banner, and one on horseback. Men,...
    • Grand Junction (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Grand Junction--1880-1890.; Soldiers--Colorado--Grand Junction--1880-1890.
    • 1883
    • Daniels & Fisher

    • View of the corner, four-story Daniels & Fisher building at 16th (Sixteenth) and Lawrence Streets in the Central Business District in Denver, Colorado. Windows have hood molding and awnings and the flat roof line has decorative brackets and...
    • Daniels and Fisher Stores Company--Buildings--1880-1890.; Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Department stores--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.
    • 1884

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