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    • Main portion of plan of Index Shale Oil Co, De Beque, Colo.

    • View of oil shale processing facilities at the Index Shale Oil Company in De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado; shows storage bins, crusher house, and smokestacks.
    • Index Oil Shale Company--1920-1930.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; De Beque (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • I.O.O.F. Hall, De Beque, Colo.

    • View of the I.O.O.F. Hall No. 125 located at 4th & Curtis Streets, De Beque, Colo. Situated 25 miles east of Grand Junction, the two-story wood frame structure has a decorative cornice and side walls clad in metal sheeting embossed in a coursed...
    • Independant Order of Odd Fellows De Beque Lodge No. 125 (Be Beque, Colo.)--2010-2020.; Fraternal organizations--Colorado--De Beque--2010-2020.; Motion picture theaters--Colorado--De Beque--2010-2020.; De Beque (Colo.)--2010-2020.; Independant Order...
    • 2011
    • Harry Brown - Brown Retort

    • Harry Brown poses in an oil shale processing facility at the Index Shale Oil Company in De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado; he poses beside a Brown retort (he is probably the inventor) that consists of a hopper, rotating tanks, and exhaust stacks.
    • Index Oil Shale Company--Facilities--1920-1930.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; De Beque (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Machinery--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Petroleum...
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Where the spent shale is discharged

    • A man stands near the oil shale processing facility at the Index Shale Oil Company in De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado, Shows a Brown retort, a conveyor belt elevator for tailings, exhaust stacks, and sheds. The Roan Cliffs are in the distance.
    • Index Oil Shale Company--1920-1930.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; De Beque (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Conveying systems--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Petroleum...
    • 1922
    • Plant of the Index Shale Oil Co., (Brown Retort), near De Beque

    • View of the Index Shale Oil Company extraction facility near De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado; men pose by retorts and shed roofs. The Roan Cliffs are in the distance.
    • Index Oil Shale Company--1920-1930.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; De Beque (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1920-1930.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--De...
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Mt. Logan retort Simplex

    • View of an oil shale processing facility (a retort) near De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado; shows sheds, ore cables, chutes, and pipes on a hillside.
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--De Beque--1900-1920.; De Beque (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--De Beque--1900-1920.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--De Beque--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Oil shale refinery

    • Men examine a retort at an oil shale processing facility at the Index Shale Oil Company in De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado; also shows machinery, pipes, and sheds.
    • Index Oil Shale Company--1920-1930.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; De Beque (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.
    • 1922 March 24
    • American Shale Refining Company (Wingett Process), on Conn Creek

    • View of an American Shale Refining Company oil shale processing facility near De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado; shows dormitories and outhouses. Road grade and tailings are on slopes of the Roan Cliffs.
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; De Beque (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1920-1930.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Wooden buildings--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Airplane view of De Beque and vicinity

    • Aerial view of the town of De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado. A bridge extends over the Colorado River that is dotted by several wooded islands. Tracks of the Denver and Rio Grand Western Railroad Company parallel the river. Cliffs of the Roan...
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1920-1930.; De Beque (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Roan Plateau (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Cities & towns--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Rivers--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.
    • 1924 January 21
    • The Plant of the Monarch Shale Oil Company using the "Ginet eduction process" De Beque,...

    • View of the Monarch Shale Oil Company mine on a mesa in De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado. Shows the mine entrance and crusher site near layered shale at the top of the formation, a shale conveyor, a crushed shale bin, a retort, a stairway, storage...
    • Monarch Shale Oil Company--1920-1930.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; De Beque (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Mine buildings--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Mining--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Refineries--Colorado--De...
    • [1920 August]
    • De Beque, Colorado on Denver & Rio Grande in the Oil Shale Country

    • View of the town of De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado. Shows houses, commercial buildings, fruit orchards, and fields. The Denver and Rio Grand Western Railroad Company depot is near the tracks that parallel the Colorado River. Signs on commercial...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1920-1930.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1920-1930.; De Beque (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Cities & towns--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Index Co., De Beque, Brown retort

    • View of an oil shale processing facility (a retort) near De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado; shows sheds, tanks, men by a cabin, and the Roan Cliffs.
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--De Beque--1900-1920.; De Beque (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1900-1920.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--De Beque--1900-1920.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--De Beque--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Mt. Logan Oil Shale Mining & Ref'g Co.

    • Men, employees of the Mt. Logan Oil Shale Mining and Refining Company, pose in a rock cave near De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado; a brass bed, shelves, and calendars are on the wall. One man smokes a pipe.
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--De Beque--1900-1920.; De Beque (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--De Beque--1900-1920.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--De Beque--1900-1920.; Petroleum workers--Colorado--De Beque--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Brown Retort, Index Shale Oil Co., on Mt. Blaine, near De Beque

    • A man poses by oil shale processing machinery at the Index Oil Company near De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado; shows a retort with a rotating tank with gear and belt drives.
    • Index Shale Oil Company--1920-1930.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; De Beque (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Machinery--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • At the camp above plant of Index Oil Shale Co., De Beque, Colo.

    • Men wear suits, ties, overcoats, and felt hats and stand beside trees outside the Index Oil Shale Company plant in De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado. Shows metal and frame buildings and tall smokestacks. A flag above a building reads "Index." Metal...
    • Index Oil Shale Company--1920-1930.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; De Beque (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Mining--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Refineries--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • D. B. H. S. Class of 1913

    • Photomontage of the members of a De Beque High School graduating class in De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado. The boys wear suits and ties and the girls wear blouses or dresses.
    • De Beque (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Students--Colorado--De Beque--1910-1920.
    • 1913
    • De Beque, Colorado

    • View of a frame mine building used in oil shale processing in or near De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado. Shows a tailings pile, an oil-stained ravine, a smokestack, and flumes or chutes on a steep slope.
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; De Beque (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Mine buildings--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Mining--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.
    • 1920 October
    • Brown Retort

    • Men examine a Brown retort under construction at an oil shale processing facility at the Index Shale Oil Company in De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado; part of the retort is in a shed.
    • Index Oil Shale Company--1920-1930.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; De Beque (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1922?]
    • Ola Garrison in her DeBeque [sic] studio

    • Ola Garrison poses in her studio in De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado. A woodstove and a chair made of elk horns are nearby.
    • De Beque (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Photographers--Colorado--De Beque--1910-1920.; Photographic studios--Colorado--De Beque--1910-1920.; Women--Colorado--De Beque--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Oil from the Ginet Plant, Monarch Shale Oil Co, near De Beque, Colo.

    • Men use a funnel to fill wood barrels with oil, near De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado. A man in a suit and duster hat looks on; the Roan Cliffs are in the distance.
    • Monarch Shale Oil Company--Products--1910-1930.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--De Beque--1910-1930.; Barrels--Colorado--De Beque--1910-1930.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--De Beque--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • DeBeque

    • View of oil shale processing facilities at the Index Shale Oil Company in De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado; also shows a retort with machinery, pipes, and sheds.
    • Index Oil Shale Company--1920-1930.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; De Beque (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Rifle - De Beque Oil & Gas Co.

    • View of the De Beque Oil and Gas Company in Rifle (Garfield County), Colorado; equipment includes derricks, sheds, pipe sections, and furnaces.
    • Rifle (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Oil well drilling rigs--Colorado--Rifle--1910-1920.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--Rifle--1910-1920.
    • 1916, March 18
    • DeBeque [sic] Colorado McDowell Hotel

    • Men and women pose on the porch of the Hotel McDowell in De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado. A horse-drawn carriage is parked nearby.
    • Hotel McDowell (De Beque, Colo.)--1890-1910.; De Beque (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--De Beque--1890-1910.; Hotels--Colorado--De Beque--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Wagon train in front of a store

    • Men pose near and on horse-drawn wagons parked on a street in De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado. Signs on nearby buildings read: "Grant Bales Bargain Store" and "R. W. Ostrom Merc. Co."
    • De Beque (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--De Beque--1910-1920.; Streets--Colorado--De Beque--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Restaurant

    • A man and woman pose in a restaurant in De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado. Stools are near a wooden bar. Posters and advertisements on the wall read: "Quality Sells Exports Cigar 5 [cents]," "The DeBeque New Era," "4th of July [...] Grand Ball In...
    • De Beque (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Interiors--Colorado--De Beque--1910-1930.; Restaurants--Colorado--De Beque--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • DeBeque [sic]

    • Men and women stand in a street in De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado. Automobiles are parked in the street. Signs on the buildings and cars read: "Real Estate," "Haynes," and "AAA and U. S. Govt. Pathfinder 40."
    • De Beque (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Automobiles--Colorado--De Beque--1910-1930.; Streets--Colorado--De Beque--1910-1930.
    • [between 1915 and 1930?]
    • Butcher shops interiors

    • Men and women stand in a butcher shop in De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado. A scale hangs from the ceiling and a poster on the wall reads: "Swill's Collosuct."
    • De Beque (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Butcher shops--Colorado--De Beque--1910-1930.; Interiors--Colorado--De Beque--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • American Shale Refining Co.

    • View of the American Shale Refining Company plant site near De Beque on Conn Creek in Garfield County, Colorado. Shows one-story houses with gabled roofs and tar paper siding. Identical buildings, possibly boarding houses or dormitories, an...
    • American Shale Refining Company--1920-1930.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1920-1930.; Refineries--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.
    • [1920 August]
    • Still of the Oil Shale Mining Company for the destructive distillation of oil

    • Men wear suits or suspenders and work clothes and pose beside a smokestack encased by deteriorated brick walls 22 miles outside of De Beque in Mesa County or Garfield County Colorado. An American flag is attached to scaffolding that surrounds an...
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--1900-1920.; Oil-shales--Colorado--1900-1920.; Mining--Colorado--1900-1920.; Refineries--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1917?]
    • Bridge over Colo. River

    • View of a bridge over the Colorado River near De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado. A horse-drawn buggy, pedestrian, and a woman with a bicycle are on the bridge.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1890-1910.; De Beque (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Bridges--Colorado--De Beque--1890-1910.; Rivers--Colorado--De Beque--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • DeBeque looking north up Roan Creek

    • Aerial view of the town of De Beque (DeBeque) in Mesa County, Colorado. Roan Creek meanders through the wide valley. The Roan Cliffs and South Shale Ridge are in the distance.
    • De Beque (Colo.)--1930-1960.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1930-1960.; Roan Creek (Colo.)--1930-1960.; Roan Creek (Mesa County, Colo.)--1930-1960.; Cities & towns--Colorado--De Beque--1930-1960.; Streams--Colorado--De Beque--1930-1960.
    • [between 1930 and 1960?]
    • DeBeque [sic], Colo.

    • Men stand by a lake near De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado. Women and children sit in horse-drawn buggies nearby.
    • De Beque (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--De Beque--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Turbines

    • View of turbines in a shelter, with metal tubing connecting the engines, at the Index Shale Oil Company, in De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado.
    • Index Oil Shale Company--1920-1930.; Oil-shales--Colorado--De Beque--1910-1920.; De Beque (Colo.)-- 1910-1920.; Mining--Colorado--De Beque--1910-1920.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • D & R G depot

    • View of the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad train depot in De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado. Sign reads "Western Union Telegraph Office."
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1890-1910.; De Beque (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Railroad stations--Colorado--De Beque--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Western slope ranch

    • View of a ranch near De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado. A house and utility buildings are in the distance.
    • De Beque (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Ranches--Colorado--De Beque--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • DeBeque [sic], Colorado

    • View of an orchard near De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado.
    • De Beque (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Orchards--Colorado--De Beque--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • DeBeque [sic], Colo. natural cement mound

    • A man stands on a mound rock formation near De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado. Other rock formations are nearby.
    • De Beque (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Rock formations--Colorado--De Beque--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Unid.

    • Overlook view of De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado. Shows houses, log cabins, barns, fences, and cultivated fields.
    • De Beque (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Cities & towns--Colorado--De Beque--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Clear Creek Canon 16 mi from De Beque, Colo

    • View of Roan Cliffs and the Clear Creek valley in Garfield County, Colorado; men pose on a rock.
    • Garfield County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1900-1910.; Mountains--Colorado--Garfield County--1900-1910.; Valleys--Colorado--Garfield County--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Shale photographs - taken at Debeque [sic]

    • View of a street in De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado; shows storefronts, automobiles, and a stucco building with a mission style pediment and tile roof. Signs read: "The Independent Lumber Co.," "Vacuum Cup;" a United States flag is on a building,...
    • De Beque (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1920-1930.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Delta--1920-1930.
    • 1920 October
    • Mount Blaine and neighboring oil shale mountains on Roan Creek, near De Beque, Colo.

    • View of the Roan Creek valley and Mount Blaine (Mount Index) in Garfield County, Colorado; shows a farmhouse, livestock pens, and a car on a dirt road. Clouds top the Roan Cliffs.
    • Blaine, Mount (Garfield County, Colo.)--1910-1930.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1910-1930.; Valleys--Colorado--Garfield County--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Mountains of oil shale near De Beque, Colorado

    • View of oil shale deposits in the Roan Cliffs in Mesa or Garfield County, Colorado; a shed and roads cut through scrub brush.
    • Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1910-1930.; Mountains--Colorado--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Kimball Top mountain, between Roan and Kimball Creeks, near De Beque, Colo

    • View of Kimball Mountain in Garfield County, Colorado; a ranch house is by haystacks and hay fields, and the Roan Cliffs are in the distance.
    • Kimball Mountain (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1920-1930.; Ranches--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Plant of Monarch Shale Oil Co., (Ginet Process), near De Beque, Colo.

    • Men pose by the Monarch Shale Oil Company shale oil extraction facility near De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado; pipes and sheds are on a steep slope.
    • Monarch Shale Oil Company--1910-1920.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--Mesa County--1910-1920.; Mesa County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--Mesa County--1910-1920.; Men--Colorado--Mesa County--1910-1920.; Petroleum...
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • A Mountain of shale on Conn Creek near De Beque

    • Men, probably miners, stand and pose beside canvas tents near sagebrush and a barbed wire fence near De Beque and Conn Creek in Garfield County, Colorado. Shows layers of shale on a mesa.
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--Garfield County--1910-1920.; Oil-shales--Colorado--Garfield County--1910-1920.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Mesas--Colorado--Garfield County--1910-1920.; Miners--Colorado--Garfield County--1910-1920.;...
    • [between 1910 and 1918?]
    • Buttress Mountain (Oil Shale) on Brush Creek, near De Beque, Colo.

    • View of a mountain identified as Buttress Mountain and the Roan Cliff formations with oil shale strata near De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado; also pinon pines, brush, and clouds.
    • Oil-shales--Colorado--Mesa County--1910-1920.; Mesa County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Oil Shale mountains near De Beque, Colorado

    • View of a car, sagebrush, oil shale strata, and hills near De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado.
    • Oil-shales--Colorado--Mesa County--1910-1920.; Mesa County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Automobiles--Colorado--Mesa County--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Plant of the Index Shale Oil Co., De Beque, Colo.

    • View of the Index Shale Oil Company retort near De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado; cliffs of Mount Blaine (Mount Index) are behind sheds, pipes, and tanks.
    • Index Shale Oil Company--Buildings--1920-1930.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--Mesa County--1920-1930.; Blaine, Mount (Garfield County, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Mesa County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--Mesa County--1920-1930.;...
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]

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