Flood prevention work on the Platte River at Globeville
View of excavation, a levee, and diverted river water at 46th (Forty sixth) Street in the Globeville neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. Steam powered machinery with a derrick (probably a pile driver) is on a barge, men work and people look on, cars and wagons are by a Platte River bridge. Houses, the battlements of Holy Rosary Church, and the "Washington Street Garage" are to the sides.
1927 March - April
Formerly F19665.; Title penciled on verso with "#19."; Library has additional iterations of this item: 1 copy negative 10 x 12 cm. (4 x 5 in.); R7110077115
1 photographic print ; 20 x 25 cm. (8 x 10 in.)
Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Globeville (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1920-1930.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Flood control--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Levees--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Pile drivers--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
Denver Municipal Facts.
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Film negatives.; Photographic prints.; Imaged.; Image