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    • Funeral of the victims of the Sleepy Hollow Mine disaster, Central City, Colorado

    • Buggies and people form a funeral procession on Pine Street, Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado, honoring 14 gold miners drowned in the Sleepy Hollow and Americus Mine flood. Children wear white; a horse-drawn hearse is at the door of St. Mary's...
    • Americus Mine (Central City, Colo.)--Disasters--1890-1900.; Sleepy Hollow Mine (Central City, Colo.)--Disasters--1890-1900.; St. Mary's of the Assumption Catholic Church (Central City, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Catholic...
    • 1895
    • Gilpin Tram at California Mine

    • Miners stand in front of the California Mine (depth of 2,250 ft.) in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado beside the Gilpin Tram's Quartz Hill locomotive. Dressed in a suit is Fred Kruse, the line's general manager.
    • Gilpin Tramway Company--1890-1900.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; California Mine (Gilpin County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.;...
    • [1896]
    • Deepest gold mine in the world, California mine, Central City

    • Miners stand in front of the California Mine (depth of 2,250 ft.) in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado beside the Gilpin Tram's Quartz Hill locomotive. Dressed in a suit is Fred Kruse, the line's general manager.
    • Gilpin Tramway Company--1890-1900.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; California Mine (Gilpin County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Central...
    • 1896
    • Buell Mine Central City, Colorado

    • Interior of a building at the Buell Mine near Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado. Machinery in the building includes and engine with a placard that reads: "Standard Sioux Corliss Engine Murray Iron Works Burlington, Iowa U. S. A.", flywheels,...
    • Mine buildings--1900-1930.; Mining machinery--1900-1930.; Buell Shaft Mine (Gilpin County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Interiors--1900-1930.; Mining--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Sleepy Hollow funeral

    • People, horse-drawn coaches, and hearses crowd Eureka Street, Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado, in a procession honoring 14 gold miners drowned in the Sleepy Hollow and Americus Mine flood; pall bearers carry a coffin in the foreground. The...
    • Americus Mine (Central City, Colo.)--Disasters--1890-1900.; Sleepy Hollow Mine (Central City, Colo.)--Disasters--1890-1900.; Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Funeral processions--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Gold mining--Colorado--Central...
    • 1895
    • Sleepy Hollow funeral

    • People, horse-drawn coaches, and hearses crowd Eureka Street, Central City, Colorado, in a procession honoring 14 gold miners drowned in the Sleepy Hollow and Americus Mine flood. The Opera House and St. James Methodist Church are to the sides;...
    • Americus Mine (Central City, Colo.)--Disasters--1890-1900.; Central City Opera House--1890-1900.; Sleepy Hollow Mine (Central City, Colo.)--Disasters--1890-1900.; Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Funeral processions--Colorado--Central...
    • [1895]
    • Central City Teller House parlor

    • A parlor in the Teller House in Central City, Colorado, has an assortment of furniture, including two parlor chairs, a sofa, ottomans, a round table, a coffee table, and a piano. A stove and its stovepipe are in the corner. A chandelier hangs from...
    • Teller House (Central City, Colo.)--Facilities--1890-1900.; Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hotels--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Interiors--1890-1900.; Parlors--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.
    • 1899
    • View south from Nigger Hill, June, 1899

    • Several mines dot the hillside in the distance in this view taken from Barney Ford Hill (formerly called "Nigger Hill") in Central City, Colorado. Piles of tailings stand next to several of the shafthouses in Gilpin County. A small group of houses...
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Tailings (Metallurgy)--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hills--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.
    • [1899?]
    • Gilpin Tramway

    • Men with shovels pose in deep snow beside a Gilpin Tramway locomotive near Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado.
    • Gilpin Tramway Company--1890-1900.; Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Blizzards--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Snow removal--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.
    • [1899?]
    • Central City 1890s. Funeral procession

    • A long funeral procession led by a band walks down Main Street in Central City, Colorado, probably during the 1890s, possibly for Sheriff R. B. Williams who was fatally shot by Samuel Covington, a quartz hauler from Nevadaville, in April of 1896....
    • Horse-drawn vehicles--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Sheriffs--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Bands--1890-1900.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Funeral...
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Central City 1891. Baxter House Eureka St.

    • A man and young child, possibly John H. Kemp and one of his sons (either Robert or photographer Donald as a young boy), stand on a dirt road in front of a one-story house with a long front porch in Central City, Colorado. Another child sits on a...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975--Family--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975--Homes & haunts--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hammocks--1890-1900.; Houses--Colorado--Central...
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Snow scene, "Dogtown", 1899

    • A group of men works to clear deep snow from the tracks of the Gilpin County Tramway (GCT) in "Dogtown," an area near Central City, Colorado. A railroad locomotive pushes snow from the tracks. Mine shaft houses are in the distance.
    • Gilpin Tramway Company--1890-1900.; Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Blizzards--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Railroad...
    • [1899]
    • Dinner at the Central City Opera House

    • Lodge members sit at long dining tables on the floor and the stage of the Central City Opera House, in Central City, Colorado. Empty plates, glasses, and silverware are on the table. The guests look toward the balcony, as if listening to a speech....
    • Central City Opera House--1890-1900.; Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Audiences--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Dining rooms--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Interiors--1890-1900.; Opera houses--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.
    • [between 1895 and 1900?]
    • Winter view of Central City, 1899

    • Main Street in Central City, Colorado, is covered with a blanket of snow. St. Mary's Catholic Church is in the left midground. The Teller House, named for Henry M. Teller, one of Colorado's first senators, is in the left background across Eureka...
    • Signs and signboards--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Catholic churches--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Churches--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.;...
    • [1899?]
    • 4th of July, 1890's

    • People parade on Main Street in Central City, Colorado, wearing suits and hats, uniforms, and carrying United States flags. Spectators line the sidewalk; businesses are decorated with bunting.
    • Fourth of July--1890-1900.; Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Holidays--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.
    • [between 1893 and 1897]
    • Central City, Colorado 1890-1899

    • foreground on Main Street. Houses line the streets in the background. Mine shafthouses dot the hills in the distance.; St. Mary's Catholic Church stands on Pine Street in the left midground in Central City, Colorado. The Teller House is in the left...
    • Signs and signboards--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Armories--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Catholic churches--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Churches--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.;...
    • [between 1899 and 1900?]
    • Central City fire dept.

    • Members of the Central City Fire Department, who include an African American, stand in a large semicircle in the middle of Main Street in Central City, Colorado. They wear rolled up shorts over their long underwear and their arms are folded across...
    • African Americans--1890-1900.; Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Commercial streets.; Fire fighters.
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    • Mountain City

    • The Gregory Buell Consolidated Gold Mining and Milling Company stands in the left foreground of this winter view of Mountain City, Colorado. Mountain City was never considered its own district but rather part of Central City in Gilpin County,...
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Mountain City--1890-1900.; Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mountain City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Gold mining--Colorado--Mountain City--1890-1900.; Houses--Colorado--Mountain...
    • [1899?]
    • Central City, Colorado

    • in the left background. Fourteen men reportedly drowned in the Sleepy Hollow Mine in 1895 when water from an older and deeper mine burst through the wall between the two.; The shafthouse of the Gregory Buell Consolidated Mine and Milling Company...
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Mountain City--1890-1900.; Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mountain City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Houses--Colorado--Mountain City--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Mountain City--1890-1900.; Tourist camps &...
    • [between 1898 and 1900?]
    • Central City

    • A horse-drawn carriage travels down Eureka Street in Central City, Colorado. The side of the Gilpin County Courthouse is viewed from Winnebago Hill. St. James Methodist Church stands behind the courthouse on Eureka Street. The Teller House stands...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Firemans Day, Central City, Colo.

    • A band marches down Main Street in Central City, Colorado. The three leaders of the parade, two in uniform, carry flags, an American flag, and a banner which reads "Alert Hose No. 2 'Prompt to Aid' C.C.F.D." Spectators stand on the sidewalks on...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Spectators--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.
    • [between 1893 and 1897]
    • New courthouse for Gilpin County, Colo., Baerresen Bros. and Son, Architects, Denver, Colo.

    • Exterior view of proposed Gilpin County Court House, Central City, Colorado, designed by Denver architects Baerresen Brothers & Son. The architectural sketch shows the two story hipped roof building with center dome or cupola, balustrade, arched...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Courthouses--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Central City, Colo.

    • View of the Gregory Buell Consolidated Gold Mining & Milling Company building, with smokestacks and surrounding houses, in lower Central City or Mountain City (Gilpin County), Colorado . Additional mines with tailings dot the hillside.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Houses--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Mills--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Central City, Colo.

    • Houses line the hillside above St. Paul's Episcopal Church and the Central City public high school, both in the right background. A corner of the Teller House juts into the left midground. A log pole stands in the center foreground. A building in...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Business districts--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.
    • [between 1899 and 1901?]
    • Central City, Colo.

    • A group of miners with candles pose in front of an unidentified mine, Central City (Gilpin County) Colorado.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.
    • [1890?]
    • Sauer McShane Mercantile Co.

    • Men loiter in front of the Sauer-McShane Mercantile Company in Central City, Colorado in Gilpin County. The store is composed of two, brick buildings next to each other. A man stands in the second-story window.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Commercial buildings--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; General stores--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Hale House, Central City, 1899

    • house. Additional houses stand on the hillside in the background.; The two-story home of Horace M. Hale stands on a hillside covered in snow in Central City, Colorado. Hale was named principal of the Central City public high school in 1865. He...
    • Hale, Horace M.--Homes & haunts--Colorado--Central City.; Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Houses--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.
    • [1899?]
    • Gilpin County Tramway wreck, Central City

    • A view of an accident on the Gilpin Tramway line in Prosser Gulch in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. Spectators stand on an embankment above the wreck. Men work to stabilize locomotive number 3 and move it back on the tracks. A pulley and...
    • Gilpin Tramway Company--1880-1890.; Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Prosser Gulch (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Railroad construction &...
    • 1897 Dec. 30
    • Gilpin County tramway wreck, Central City

    • A view of an accident on the Gilpin Tramway line in Prosser Gulch in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. Spectators stand on an embankment and view the wreck. Workers help move locomotive number 3 as it is is pulled along the track by a rope...
    • Gilpin Tramway Company--1880-1890.; Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Prosser Gulch (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Railroad...
    • 1897 Dec. 30
    • Central City, Colo.

    • The Eureka House stands on Eureka Street in Central City, Colorado, across from the empty lot that is the site of the future Gilpin County Courthouse, built between 1899 and 1900. The Huddleston Mine is on Winnebago Hill in the left background with...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.
    • [1899?]
    • Central City, Colo.

    • The Central City public high school stands in front of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in the right background of this view of Central City, Colorado, looking east toward Mountain City in the distance. Snow lightly covers the rooftops of buildings as...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.
    • [1899?]
    • Catherine Vienna Flynn, Central City biog.

    • Catherine Vienna Flynn poses for a portrait wearing a floor-length dress with a high neck and beading on the bodice and skirt in Central City, Colorado. She wears a choker with a pendant around her neck, earrings, a bracelet, and a ring. She holds...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Flynn, Catherine Vienna.
    • [1890?]
    • Mrs. H.H. Lake

    • Theodora Ranney Lake, Harry's wife, stands in front of a large shrub holding a parasol on one shoulder, probably at the couple's home in Central City, Colorado. The two married in 1891 and had two children, W. R. Lake and Marjorie Breed. Mrs. Lake...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952--Family--Colorado--Central City.; Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Umbrellas--1890-1900.; Lake, Theodora.
    • [between 1891 and 1900?]
    • Mrs. H.H. Lake

    • Theodora Ranney Lake, Harry's wife, stands in front of a large shrub, probably at the couple's home in Central City, Colorado. The two married in 1891 and had two children, W. R. Lake and Marjorie Breed. Mrs. Lake has a large bow on her head and...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952--Family--Colorado--Central City.; Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Lake, Theodora.
    • [between 1891 and 1900?]
    • St. Mary's Catholic Church

    • View of the north side of St. Mary's of the Assumption Catholic Church in Central City, Colorado. Formerly St. Patrick's, the original structure was damaged in the fire of 1874, and for almost twenty years the congregation worshipped in a...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Churches--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church (Central City, Colo.)
    • [between 1893 and 1899]
    • Central City, Colo. 1890-1899 circ. (prints)

    • Catholic Church and the Teller House are in the left midground. The Gilpin County Courthouse is under construction in the left background near the St. James Methodist Church. St. Paul's Episcopal Church and the Central City public high school stand...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Business districts--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.
    • [between 1899 and 1900?]
    • Central City, Colo. 1900-

    • The two-story Eureka House on Eureka Street is in the center foreground of this view of Central City, Colorado. A stone wall stands in the midground bordering the lot that is the future site of the Gilpin County Courthouse, built between 1899 and...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.
    • [1899?]
    • Central City, Colo. Banks. 1st National

    • A group of men stands in front of the First National Bank of Central City at the corner of Eureka and Main streets. Harry H. Lake worked at this bank for 47 years from 1860 until 1927. The building next to the bank complex is the Teller House,...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Banks--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Business districts--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.
    • [1899?]
    • J.J. Harvey Market

    • Beef, poultry, pork, venison and shellfish are in a meat market in Central City, Colorado. Carcasses hang around the perimeter and a wooden counter with a marble top is covered with meats. A cash register is in the background. A butcher and another...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Butcher shops--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Meat cutting--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.
    • 1894
    • Central City, Colo., residences

    • Large houses line Eureka Street in Central City, Colorado, in this winter scene. The front yards of the houses are framed by stone walls. Telegraph or telephone poles line the street in front of the houses. The wheels from the back of a wagon are...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Houses--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Residential streets--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.
    • [1899?]
    • Central City, Colo., residences

    • A two-story house in Central City, Colorado, is blanketed with snow. A smaller structure stands on the property next to the large house, which is surronded by a picket fence. Several shacks are on the hillside behind the house. Metal poles form a...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Houses--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.
    • [1899?]
    • Central City, Colo., residences

    • Eureka Street is in foreground of this view of Central City, Colorado, during winter. The snow-covered roof of the McFarlane & Company Foundry and Machine Shop stands in the right foreground. Large houses line Eureka Street. The Huddleston Mine is...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.
    • [1899?]
    • Central City, Colo., streets, Eureka

    • A person rides a horse in the snow on the upper portion of Eureka Street in Central City, Colorado. Another person walks in a path worn into the snow at the side of the road. Houses line the dirt street at the bottom of Gunnell Hill. Several mine...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Central City,--1890-1900.
    • [1899?]
    • Central City, Colorado

    • View looking east toward Central City, Colorado and the dirt road, Casey Avenue. The avenue is surrounded on both sides by clapboard houses. The Freedom mine sits on the barren ridge in the background as the Gilpin Tramway, identifiable by the...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1899]
    • Central City, Colorado

    • View toward the north overlooking barren landscape and Central City, Colorado. Snow is visible on the hillside. St. Aloysius is to the far-right of the image, and St. Mary's Catholic Church is visible at the right-to-center part of the image. ...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1899?]
    • Central City. Turner Hall 1890's

    • A group of 10 men and two women stands in front of Turner Hall in Central City, Colorado. Houses stand on the hill in the background. A portion of a wagon protrudes into the right foreground near another building.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Buildings--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Central City, Colorado

    • View of Central City, Colorado, from the north. Along Main Street, which is in the center of the photograph, are several landmarks, including the Mullen Building, the Howley Block, the I.O.O.F. Building, the Roworth Building, the Harris Block, the...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1896?]
    • Central City, Colo., streets, Eureka

    • The large Gilpin County Courthouse and St. James Methodist Church face Eureka Street in the right midground in Central City, Colorado. The courthouse was built between 1899 and 1900. St. James was reportedly built on the site of the first...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Central City--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Central City, Colo. 1890-1899 circ. (prints)

    • A horse-drawn carriage travels up Eureka Street in the foreground of this view of Central City, Colorado. The stone McFarlane & Company Foundry and Machine Shop is in the right foreground at the base of a hill. Tailings from the Huddleston Mine...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.
    • [1899?]

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