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    • Petroglyphs

    • Close-up view of Native American (probably Anasazi) petroglyphs on a rock wall, probably in Colorado or Utah. Petroglyph symbols include anthropomorphic figures.
    • Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--1900-1910.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites--1900-1910.; Antiquities--1900-1910.; Rock art--1900-1910.
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    • Gunnison tunnel entrance

    • View of a tunnel arch that is part of the canal construction of the Gunnison Tunnel Project of the U.S. Reclamation Service in Montrose County, Colorado. A man poses below the arch near an ore car on railroad tracks supported by timber beams....
    • Gunnison Tunnel (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Construction--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Irrigation canals & flumes--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Mine railroad cars--Colorado--Montrose...
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    • Gunnison Tunnel entrance from inside

    • Interior view of the Gunnison Tunnel towards the tunnel entrance, Montrose County, Colorado. Shows wooden beam rafters and a railroad switch.
    • Gunnison Tunnel (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Interiors--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Irrigation canals & flumes--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.;...
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    • Kalbaugh's limestone quarry, Garfild [sic], Colo.

    • View of the Kalbaugh limestone quarry in Garfield (Chaffee County), Colorado. Men pose near and on a dirt road with shovels, a wheelbarrow and a horse-drawn wagon filled with limestone. A church and houses are in the distance.
    • Garfield (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Carts & wagons.; Dirt roads.; Limestone quarrying.
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    • Blake's ranch, Naturita, Colo.

    • Men, women, and boys pose in front of an adobe house at what is identified as Blake's ranch in Naturita (Montrose County), Colorado. Men wear suspenders, one man wears a tie, another wears a wide-brimmed straw hat. Women are near a wood and wire...
    • Naturita (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Adobe houses--Colorado--Naturita--1890-1900.; Boys--Colorado--Naturita--1890-1900.; Ranches--Colorado--Naturita--1890-1900.; Women--Colorado--Naturita--1890-1900.
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    • View in the Animas Valley, Colorado Sacket's Ranch

    • Aeriel view of Sacket's (Sackett's) Ranch in the Animas River Valley probably in La Plata County, Colorado. Denver and Rio Grande Railroad tracks pass near the ranch buildings. Shows dirt roads, fences, and agricultural fields. The Animas River and...
    • Animas River (Colo. and N.M.)--1880-1890.; La Plata County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Dirt roads.; Ranches.; Rivers.; Valleys.
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    • Fairmont School students

    • Group portrait of Fairmont School students in the Baker neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; the are identified as 1. Bernice Vote, 2. Allie Button, 3. Daisy St. Clair, 4. Elsie Malcom, 5. Clara Hutchings, 6. Prof Wiatt, 7. Josephine Prothroc (?), 8....
    • Fairmont School (Denver, Colo.)--People--1880-1890.; Baker (Denver, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; School children--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Schools--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.
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    • U.S. Gold Placers, no. 16, hauling pipes into place

    • Men haul a large section of water pipe on a small wooden skid through cedar and pine trees near the San Miguel River in Montrose or San Miguel County, Colorado. The pipe is to be used to move water for a hydraulic placer mine. A rope, attached to...
    • United States Gold Placers, Ltd.--1880-1890.; Construction workers.; Construction.; Gold mining.; Horses.; Hydraulic mining.; Pipelines.; Pipes (Conduits)
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    • U.S. Gold Placers, no. 30

    • View of a hydraulic monitor nozzle at a U.S. Gold Placers mining site near the San Miguel River in Montrose or San Miguel County, Colorado. A water pipe is on a hillside in the distance.
    • United States Gold Placers, Ltd.--1880-1890.; Gold mining.; Hydraulic mining.; Nozzles.
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    • Giants at work, U.S.G.P. no. 28

    • View of a U.S. Gold Placers mining site beside the San Miguel River in Montrose or San Miguel County, Colorado. Two hydraulic monitor nozzles are used to wash gravel from the soil. A water pipeline feeds the nozzles. The pipe rests in wooden...
    • United States Gold Placers, Ltd.--1880-1890.; San Miguel River (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gold mining.; Hydraulic mining.; Rivers.; Nozzles.
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    • Doloros [sic] River and Canon looking north

    • View of Dolores River and mesas in Dolores Canyon (Montrose County), Colorado. A horse-drawn wagon beside a dirt road and fence has cargo covered by blankets or tarps.
    • Dolores River (Colo. and Utah)--1890-1900.; Montrose (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Canyons--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.; Rivers--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.
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    • Park along Paradox Road between Iron Springs and U.S. Placers, Uncompahgre Plateau

    • View of a Paradox Road and a horse-drawn wagon with cargo covered by blankets or tarps. The dirt road is in a clearing near aspen and fir trees on the Uncompahgre Plateau in Colorado.
    • Paradox Road (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Uncompahgre Plateau (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--1890-1900.; Dirt roads--Colorado--1890-1900.; Meadows--Colorado--1890-1900.
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    • San Miguel River near Naturita

    • Aerial view of the San Miguel River, log buildings, cultivated land, possibly a fruit tree orchard, and fences near Naturita (Montrose County), Colorado. Trees are in the river valley and mesas are in the distance.
    • Montrose County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; San Miguel River (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Croplands--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.; Log buildings--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.; Rivers--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.
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    • U.S.government paid 10,000 to build, now torn down Chief Ouray and Chipeta's old home, Montrose,...

    • View of a house built by the United States government for North American Indian (Ute) Chief Ouray and his wife Chipeta in Montrose (Montrose County), Colorado. The house is stuccoed adobe and has a shingled gabled roof, wood gable, and chimney.
    • Chipeta, 1843-1924--Homes & haunts.; Ouray--Homes & haunts.; Indians of North America--Structures.; Ute Indians--Structures.; Montrose (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Adobe buildings.; Houses.
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    • Chipeta at Tunnel Dedication

    • Chipeta, a North American Indian (Ute) rides in the back of an open touring car with an unidentified person in a parade during the inauguration of the Gunnison Tunnel in Montrose (Montrose County), Colorado. A man in a straw boater drives the car,...
    • Indians of North America.; Ute Indians.; Montrose (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Automobiles.; Dedications.; Parades & processions.; Spectators.; Women.
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    • U.S. Gold Placer Ditch, looking up the San Miguel Valley, Colo.

    • View of a dirt embankment beside a ditch, and a placer site of the U.S. Gold Placer Company in Montrose County or San Miguel County, Colorado. A pile of lumber and large rocks are beside the ditch. Shows the San Miguel River in the valley.
    • San Miguel River (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gold mining--Colorado--1880-1890.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1910-1930.; Rivers--Colorado--1880-1890.
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    • Placer Mining on San Miguel River, Colo., U.S. Gold Placers, No. 26

    • Men stand beside hydraulic nozzles (monitors) fitted with rock counterbalances, or use shovels inside a wash, at a U.S. Gold Placers mining operation on the San Miguel River in San Miguel County, Colorado. Shows a water conduit and a wooden framed...
    • San Miguel County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; San Miguel River (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gold mining--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1890.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1890.; Miners--Colorado--San Miguel County--1910-1920.;...
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    • U.S. Gold Placers

    • Aerial view of the San Miguel River, a truss bridge, and probably a placer mine site of the U.S. Gold Placer Company, in Montrose County or San Miguel County, Colorado. Shows a frame building and trees by the river.
    • San Miguel County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; San Miguel River (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Buildings--Colorado--1880-1890.; Gold mining--Colorado--1880-1890.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1880-1890.; Rivers--Colorado--1880-1890.
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    • Planting an orchard

    • Farm workers, men and boys, pose with two well dressed men, a boy and a girl, in a plowed farm field in probably western Colorado. The farm workers wear work clothes and hats, and hold shovels and tools. The boys wear knickers and caps; one boy...
    • Agricultural laborers--Colorado--1880-1900.; Boys--Colorado--1880-1900.; Croplands--Colorado--1880-1900.; Farming--Colorado--1880-1900.; Girls--Colorado--1880-1900.
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    • Mr. Blake and family, Naturita, Colo.

    • Blake family portrait of men, women, and boys in front of an adobe wall in Naturita (Montrose County), Colorado. Women wear belted dresses with gigot sleeves and lace and leather boots. Men wear suits with starched collars, ties, and boutonnieres...
    • Naturita (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Families--Colorado--Naturita--1890-1900.
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    • U.S.G.P.

    • Aerial view of a U.S. Gold Placer Company hydraulic placer mine site beside the San Miguel River in Montrose County or San Miguel County, Colorado. A man poses on a hillside. Water from hydraulic monitors (nozzles) sprays over gravel in the...
    • San Miguel River (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gold mining--Colorado--1880-1890.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1880-1890.; Rivers--Colorado--1880-1890.
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    • Quakenasps [sic] along Paradox Road, Uncompahgre Plateau

    • View of quaking aspen trees and Paradox Road with wagon wheel ruts on the Uncompahgre Plateau in Colorado.
    • Aspen--Colorado--1890-1900.; Populus tremuloides--Colorado--1890-1900.; Paradox Road (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Uncompahgre Plateau (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Dirt roads--Colorado--1890-1900.
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    • Edwin Blake and his companions

    • A boy in a sailor suit with knickers and leather boots kneels with dogs on a woven rug in front of an adobe house in Naturita (Montrose County), Colorado. An older boy wears a suit and stands beside a laughing woman in a dress with gigot sleeves. A...
    • Naturita (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Adobe houses--Colorado--Naturita--1890-1900.; Boys--Colorado--Naturita--1890-1900.; Dogs--Colorado--Naturita--1890-1900.; Women--Colorado--Naturita--1890-1900.; Blake, Edwin.
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    • North Star Mine, King Solomon Mountain, Alt. 13,000 feet, Silverton, Colo.

    • Miners pose with a pack horse or mule in front of a frame North Star Mine building on King Solomon Mountain (San Juan County), Colorado. Shows wood debris, tailings piles, and mine buildings on the steep mountainside above the men.
    • King Solomon Mountain (Colo.)--1880-1890.; North Star Mine (San Juan County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; San Juan County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Mine buildings--Colorado--San Juan County--1880-1890.; Miners--Colorado--San Juan County--1880-1890.;...
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    • View from summit of Mt. Wass [sic], looking south

    • Men are at the summit of Mount Waas in Grand County, Utah. Men have beards and wear jackets, hats, scarves, and leather boots. A small dog is on a wall of rocks, and a man leans on the rock wall. Snowy peaks in the La Sal Mountains are in the...
    • Grand County (Utah)--1890-1900.; Waas, Mount (Utah)--1890-1900.; Men--Utah--Grand County--1890-1900.; Mountains--Utah--Grand County--1890-1900.
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    • Mt. Peal [sic], from Geyser cabin

    • View of Mount Peale and probably Geyser Creek in San Juan County, Utah. A wooden bridge crosses the creek, and horses and burrows are in a meadow.
    • Geyser Creek (Utah)--1890-1900.; Peale, Mount (Utah)--1890-1900.; San Juan County (Utah)--1890-1900.; Bridges--Utah--San Juan County--1890-1900.; Streams--Utah--San Juan County--1890-1900.
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    • View from summit of Mt. Wass [sic] looking S.E.

    • Men wear suspenders or jackets, hats, and leather boots and stand near a short rocky wall on the summit of Mt. Waas in the La Sal Mountains in Grand County, Utah. One man extends his arm and points. A dog is on the rocky ground.
    • Grand County (Utah)--1890-1900.; Waas, Mount (Utah)--1890-1900.; Men--Utah--Grand County--1890-1900.; Mountains--Utah--Grand County--1890-1900.
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    • Pressure box no. 2, U.S. Gold Placers no. 32

    • Men sit on a wooden pressure box at the end of a flume used for hydraulic mining by the U.S. Gold Placers Company, near the San Miguel River in Montrose or San Miguel County, Colorado. A building and tents are in the valley in the distance.
    • United States Gold Placers, Ltd.--1880-1890.; Flumes.; Hydraulic mining.; Mining equipment.
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    • U.S. Gold Placers no. 6, San Miguel River, building flume

    • Men pose beside a partially constructed wooden flume used in hydraulic mining by the United States Gold Placers company near the San Miguel River in Montrose or San Miguel County, Colorado. Stacks of lumber are near the flume.
    • United States Gold Placers, Ltd.--1880-1890.; San Miguel River (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Construction workers.; Construction.; Flumes.; Hydraulic mining.; Rivers.
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    • Hon. John Bell, Montrose, Colo.

    • Portrait of John Calhoun Bell, a judge and congressman, in Montrose (Montrose County), Colorado. John Bell has a walrus-style mustache and wears a dark colored suit, a watch chain, and a hat with a satin band, and he holds an open book.
    • Montrose (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Judges--Colorado--1890-1910.; Legislators--United States--1890-1910.; Bell, John C. (John Calhoun), 1851-1933.
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    • Hon. Wm. H. Gabbert, Judge Supreme Court, Colo.

    • Portrait of The Honorable William H. Gabbert, a Colorado Supreme Court Judge. He has a mustache and wears a wool suit jacket, a white shirt with a starched collar, and a bow tie.
    • Judges--Colorado--1890-1910.; Gabbert, William H.
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    • Indian hieroglyphics, Shavano Valley, Montrose Co., Colo.

    • Close-up view of Native American (Anasazi) petroglyphs on a rock surface in Shavano Valley near Montrose (Montrose County), Colorado. Shows animal figures and other symbols. A hand-lettered sign reads: "Indian hieroglyphies [sic], Shavano Valley,...
    • Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Shavano Valley...
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    • U.S. Gold Placers no. 2, looking down

    • View of a U.S. Gold Placers company flume beside the San Miguel River in Montrose or San Miguel County, Colorado. Wooden timbers form a square water trough used to transport water for hydraulic mining. Excess water pours from a hand gate in the...
    • United States Gold Placers, Ltd.--1880-1890.; San Miguel River (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Flumes.; Gold mining.; Hydraulic mining.; Rivers.
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    • Camp of the Mountain-Belle, Viola, Monarch and Silver King Mines, Ouray, Colorado

    • Men and women stand with a donkey near a log cabin and shed near the Silver King, Monarch, Mountain Belle and Viola mines close to Ironton in the San Juan Mountains in Ouray County, Colorado. Shows tailings and cut trees; rock formations are in the...
    • Monarch Mine (Ouray County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Mountain Belle Mine (Ouray County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Ouray County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Silver King Mine (Ouray County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Log cabins.; Mine buildings.; Mining.; People.; Tailings...
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    • Indian hieroglyphics, Shavano Valley, Montrose Co., Colo.

    • Close-up view of Native American (Anasazi) petroglyphs on a rock surface in Shavano Valley near Montrose (Montrose County), Colorado. Shows animal figures and other symbols. A hand-lettered sign reads: "Indian hieroglyphies [sic], Shavano Valley,...
    • Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Shavano Valley...
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    • Marshall Basin near Telluride Colo. from upper workings of Sheridan Mine San Juan Mountains above...

    • Panoramic view of the Mendota Tunnel Mine and Sheridan Crosscut Mine in Marshall Basin in San Miguel County, Colorado. Wood buildings, tents, cabins, mine tailings, ore car tracks, piles of lumber and dirt roads are in the valley. The San Juan...
    • Basins (Geology); Marshall Basin (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Mendota Tunnel Mine (San Miguel County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; San Miguel County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Sheridan Crosscut Mine (San Miguel County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Mine buildings.; Mining.;...
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    • Forest mine near Rico, Colo.

    • Men stand and pose near log cabins, an ore cart, and mine railroad tracks at probably the Forest-Payroll Tunnel Mine near Rico (Dolores County), Colorado.
    • Dolores County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Forest-Payroll Tunnel Mine (Dolores County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Log cabins--Colorado--Dolores County--1890-1900.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Dolores County--1890-1900.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Dolores...
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    • View of the snowy range, from Montrose

    • View of cultivated land, fences, and roads near Montrose (Montrose County), Colorado with what is identified as the Snowy Range (San Juan Mountains) in the distance.
    • Montrose County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Croplands--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.; Dirt roads--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.; Fences--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.
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    • View of the snowy range, from Montrose

    • Panoramic view of the Uncompahgre River valley, cultivated land, houses, fences, roads, and telegraph poles in Montrose (Montrose County), Colorado. Mesas and what is identified as the Snowy Range (San Juan Mountains) are in the distance.
    • Montrose (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Uncompahgre Valley (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Croplands--Colorado--Montrose--1890-1900.; Valleys--Colorado--Montrose--1890-1900.
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    • Picture rock, McElmo Canon

    • View of Native American (Anasazi) petroglyphs on a rock wall in McElmo Canyon (Montezuma County), Colorado. Shows anthropomorphs, possibly animal figures, and geometric symbols.
    • Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--Colorado--Montezuma County--1900-1910.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites--Colorado--Montezuma County--1900-1910.; McElmo Canyon (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Montezuma County...
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    • Pandora Mill, tramway and pack train, Telluride, Colorado

    • The slant-roofed Pandora Mill (Smuggler Union Mine) sits on the side of a hill in Pandora (San Miguel County), Colorado. Men, one on horseback, are in a meadow near a pack train of burros that carry lumber. A dog, telegraph poles and a log building...
    • Pandora (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Pandora Mill (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Smuggler Union Mine (San Miguel County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Aerial tramways.; Bridges.; Donkeys.; Log Buildings.; Mills.; Mining.; Ore Industry.; Packtrains.
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    • Petroglyphs on rock

    • Close up view of Native American (Anasazi) petroglyphs on a rock, in McElmo Canyon or Yellow Jacket Canyon in probably Montezuma County, Colorado. Shows anthropomorphs with large feet and hands.
    • Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--Colorado--Montezuma County--1900-1910.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites--Colorado--Montezuma County--1900-1910.; Montezuma County (Colo.)--1900-1910.;...
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    • Wagon, horses, people, crossing river

    • Men, horses, and a wagon with covered cargo are on a timber raft on a river (possibly the San Miguel River) in Montrose County or San Miguel County, Colorado. The raft is attached to a cable that spans the river and to a small canoe. Mesas and...
    • Carts & wagons--Colorado--1880-1890.; Horses--Colorado--1880-1890.; Log rafts--Colorado--1880-1890.; Rivers--Colorado--1880-1890.
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    • Chipeta and grand-niece, Dragon, Utah, 1918

    • Chipeta, a Native American (Ute) woman, and a girl identified as Chipeta's grand-niece Georgia McCook wear calico dresses, shawls, and necklaces and sit next to a tepee and woven rugs near Dragon (Uintah County), Utah. Woven fiber coil baskets with...
    • Indians of North America--Women--Utah--Dragon--1900-1910.; Ute Indians--Women--Utah--Dragon--1900-1910.; Dragon (Utah)--1910-1920.; Tipis--Utah--Dragon--1900-1910.; Women--Utah--Dragon--1900-1910.; Chipeta.; McCook, Georgia.
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    • Mt. Peal [sic] from summit of Mineral Mountain

    • View of Mount Peale in the distance and the La Sal Mountains from a mountain identified as Mineral Mountain in Grand County, Utah. Rocks cover a ridge.
    • Grand County (Utah)--1890-1900.; Peale, Mount (Utah)--1890-1900.; Mountains--Utah--Grand County--1890-1900.
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    • Square tower, Mesa Verde, Colo.

    • Mesa top view of a Native American (Anasazi) cliff dwelling in a rock niche at what is known as Mummy House in Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado. Shows a square tower with a window and timber rafters (vigas). Ruins of stone walls are on the ledge...
    • Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--Colorado--Mesa Verde National Park--1900-1910.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites--Colorado--Mesa Verde National Park--1900-1910.; Mesa Verde National Park...
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