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    • Denver floods, Cherry Creek, 1933

    • Cherry Creek water floods 16th (Sixteenth) Street in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break. Automobiles, streetcars, and pedestrians line sidewalks in front of storefronts. The dome of the Customs House is to the side; sign reads:...
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    • [1933]
    • Flood at Union Station

    • Automobiles and a pedestrian make their way through water by Union Station at 17th (Seventeenth) and Wynkoop Streets during the Cherry Creek flood which resulted from the Castlewood Dam break of 1933, Denver, Colorado. A spare tire cover on the...
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • 1933 August 4
    • Flood in residential area

    • Boys raft in Denver, Colorado, at West 29th (Twenty-Ninth) and Huron Street, after the Castlewood Canyon flood.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • August 5, 1933
    • Broadway bridge

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break; shows the Broadway Street bridge, people, and a car dealership with a smokestack and signs: "Continental, Buick."
    • Eyser, Charles E.
    • 1933 August 3
    • Thirteenth Avenue bridge

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break. People stand on the 13th (Thirteenth) Avenue bridge and watch torrents of water.
    • Eyser, Charles E.
    • 1933 August 3
    • Blake Street bridge

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break; shows muddy water, the Blake Street bridge, people, debris, and warehouses with signs: "Mile High Poultry Farm."
    • Eyser, Charles E.
    • 1933 August 3
    • Blake Street bridge

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break; shows muddy water, the Blake Street bridge, people, debris, and commercial buildings with signs: "American Forge Works."
    • Eyser, Charles E.
    • 1933 August 3
    • Blake Street between 14th & 15th

    • View of Cherry Creek flood damage in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break; shows debris, people, automobiles, office buildings, and signs: "Hotel Revere," "Sharp Bros," and "Standard Machinery & Supply."
    • Eyser, Charles E.
    • 1933 August 3
    • West from Wazee Street

    • View of Cherry Creek flood damage in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break; shows bridges, muddy water, a water tower, and a warehouse with letters: "Weicker Transfer & Storage Co."
    • Eyser, Charles E.
    • 1933 August 3
    • Sixteenth and Wazee Streets

    • View of Cherry Creek flood damage in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break; shows 16th (Sixteenth) Street, mud, automobiles, storefronts, people, and signs: "Postal Telegraph," "Barteldes Seed Warehouse," "Great Western Stove Co.,"...
    • Eyser, Charles E.
    • 1933 August 3
    • Colo. Blvd. bridge Denver

    • Aerial view of Cherry Creek flood damage in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break; shows the washed out Colorado Boulevard bridge, water, and sandbars.
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    • 1933 August 3
    • Aerial of 1933 Cherry Creek flood

    • Aerial view of Cherry Creek floodwater and damage in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break; shows the Auraria neighborhood (upper center), Colfax Street (upper left), Cherry Creek, and downtown buildings including the Telephone and...
    • Denver Photo Company.
    • 1933 August 3
    • Denver from the air

    • Aerial view of Cherry Creek floodwater and damage in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break; shows the confluence of Cherry Creek and the South Platte River, railroad yards and a roundhouse, viaducts, the Denver Tramway powerhouse,...
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    • 1933 August 3
    • Wazee Street between 15th and 16th Streets

    • View of Cherry Creek flood damage in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break; shows Wazee Street, mud, automobiles, storefronts, and signs: "Christensen Implement Co," "Oxford Hotel," and "Inland Paper Box Co."
    • Eyser, Charles E.
    • 1933 August 3
    • Cherry Creek dam flood

    • Aerial view of Cherry Creek floodwater and damage in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break; shows the confluence of Cherry Creek and the South Platte River, railroad yards, viaducts, the Denver Tramway powerhouse, the Auraria and...
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    • 1933 August 3
    • After the flood

    • Men (some in fire department helmets) stand amid Cherry Creek flood damage in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break. A brick office building and displaced house are in the background.
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    • 1933
    • Cherry Creek flood

    • View of Cherry Creek floodwater in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break; shows Speer Boulevard, automobiles, and Sunken Gardens under water.
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    • 1933 August 3
    • Cherry Creek flood, Denver

    • Aerial view of Cherry Creek flood damage in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break; shows Cherry Creek, the washed out Harvard Avenue bridge, farms, and the Sullivan School.
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    • 1933 August 3
    • Cherry Creek flood watchers

    • View of the Cherry Creek flood in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break; shows people watching the torrent from a bridge.
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    • 1933 August 3
    • Castlewood Dam break Speer Blvd at 8th

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood at 8th (Eighth) Avenue and Speer Boulevard in Denver, Colorado. A car is in the foreground; spectators watch by the Nurses Home and County Hospital (Denver General Hospital) in the background.
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    • 1933 August 3
    • Building destroyed by a flood

    • View of a building destroyed by a flood, either Cherry Creek or the South Platte River, in Denver, Colorado.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
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    • Damage from Cherry Creek

    • People watch crews clean up damage from a Cherry Creek (Castlewood Canyon) flood, in Denver, Colorado. Shows Curtis Street, the Municipal Auditorium, the Telephone Exchange Building, the Daniels and Fisher Tower, and a crane.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • 1933
    • High Water from Cherry Creek

    • Water from Cherry Creek (Castlewood Canyon flood) fills Denver, Colorado streets near 13th (thirteenth) and Curtis streets and apartment buildings.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • 1933
    • Flood waters at 8th and Broadway

    • Flood water rushes under a bridge at 8th (Eighth) and Broadway in Denver, Colorado, following the Castlewood Dam collapse. Signs in the background read: "American Beauty Spaghetti and Macaroni" and "Denver Buick". Shows trolley cars and automobiles.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • 1933
    • Kids playing in flood water

    • Children ride makeshift rafts down flooded West 29th Avenue and Huron Streets following the Cherry Creek / Castlewood Canyon flood, Denver, Colorado.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • 1933
    • Cherry Creek

    • Aerial view of Cherry Creek during a flood in downtown Denver, Colorado. Buildings include the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph building, Gas and Electric Company building, Municipal Auditorium, and the old City Hall.
    • Denver Photo Company.
    • [1933]
    • Castlewood Dam Break

    • View of Cherry Creek floodwater and damage in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break. A man and woman are by collapsed buildings.
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    • [1933]
    • Castlewood Dam Break Cherry Creek flood

    • View of Cherry Creek flood damage in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break. Men and boys clear debris by a bridge over Cherry Creek; warehouses are in the background. Sign reads: "American Forge Works - Oil Well Supplies."
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    • 1933
    • Cherry Creek flood

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break; shows muddy water in standing waves. A business at 115 West 7th (Seventh) Avenue has a sign: "O. P. Skaggs System Foods."
    • Ford Optical Company.
    • 1933 Aug. 3
    • Cherry Creek flood at 4

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break; shows torrents of muddy water. West Denver High School is in the background.
    • Ford Optical Company.
    • 1933 Aug. 3
    • West from Broadway

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break; shows torrents of muddy water. West Denver High School is to the left.
    • Eyser, Charles E.
    • 1933 August 3
    • At Acoma Street

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break; shows torrents of muddy water in standing waves. People look on from the side.
    • Eyser, Charles E.
    • 1933 August 3
    • At Acoma Street

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break; shows torrents of muddy water in standing waves. People look on from the side; boys wear plastic visors.
    • Eyser, Charles E.
    • 1933 August 3
    • At Acoma Street

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break; shows torrents of muddy water in standing waves. People watch from under trees.
    • Eyser, Charles E.
    • 1933 August 3
    • East at Sunken Gardens

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break; shows an expanse of water and landscaping at the Sunken Gardens.
    • Eyser, Charles E.
    • 1933 August 3
    • Cherry Creek flood

    • View of Cherry Creek floodwater and damage in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break; shows railroad yards, freight cars, a fuel tank, a smokestack, industrial buildings, and sign: "Kindel." Front Range mountains are in the...
    • Ford Optical Company.
    • 1933 Aug. 3
    • West of 11th Avenue

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break; shows torrents of muddy water, landscaping, and parked cars.
    • Eyser, Charles E.
    • 1933 August 3
    • Twelfth Avenue

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood at 12th (Twelfth) Avenue in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break; shows torrents of muddy water, parked cars, and people.
    • Eyser, Charles E.
    • 1933 August 3
    • Between 12th and 13th

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood between 12th (Twelfth) and 13th (Thirteenth) Avenues in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break; shows torrents of muddy water, standing waves, parked cars, and people.
    • Eyser, Charles E.
    • 1933 August 3
    • Sunken Gardens

    • View of Cherry Creek floodwater at the Sunken Gardens in Denver, Colorado resulting from the Castlewood Canyon Dam break; shows a expanse of water and landscaping.
    • Eyser, Charles E.
    • 1933 August 3
    • West from Colfax

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break; shows muddy water, landscaping, and people.
    • Eyser, Charles E.
    • 1933 August 3
    • Sunken Gardens after the flood

    • View of Cherry Creek floodwater in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break; shows the Sunken Gardens under water.
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    • 1933 August 3
    • Cherry Creek flood, Sunken Gardens

    • View of Cherry Creek floodwater in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break; shows the Sunken Gardens under water.
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    • 1933 August 3
    • Cherry Creek flood, Speer Boulevard

    • View of the Cherry Creek flood in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Canyon Dam break; shows torrents of water, automobiles on Speer Boulevard, and a gas station with tile roof and sign: "Standard Oil Company."
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    • 1933 August 3
    • Cherry creek

    • Young women wade through Cherry Creek flood waters in Denver, Colorado. The flood was caused by the failure of the Castlewood Dam.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • 1933
    • Cherry Creek's raging waters

    • Cherry Creek rages down Speer Boulevard in Denver, Colorado after the Castlewood Dam collapse in 1933. Building sign reads: "O. P. Skaggs Systems."
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • 1933
    • Cleaning up from Cherry Creek - Castlewood Dam flood

    • Residents watch crews clean up damage on downtown streets after Cherry Creek flooded and caused the Castlewood Dam to collapse. Shows machinery and flooded buildings.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • 1933

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