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    • Central Colo. Power Cos. dam, Barker's Meadow, Denver, Boulder & Western Ry.

    • Close view of nearly completed dam at Barker Meadow (later called Nederland Dam) east of Nederland, Colorado constructed by Eastern Colorado Power Company reached by spur via on Denver, Boulder & Western Railway (formerly Colorado & Northwestern);...
    • Barker Meadow (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Middle Boulder Creek (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Dam construction--Colorado--Barker Meadow--1900-1910.; Dams--Colorado--Barker Meadow--1900-1910.
    • [1909 or 1910]
    • Nederland Dam 1938

    • 133,000 cubic feet of reinforced concrete were reportedly used to build the 624-foot dam, which was about 120 feet thick at the base and about 16 feet at the top. The dam was opened 1910. A ridge of mountains is in the distance.; The branches of a...
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Nederland (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dams--Colorado--Nederland--1930-1940.; Hydroelectric power--Colorado--Nederland--1930-1940.
    • [1938?]
    • Nederland Dam 1938

    • cubic feet of reinforced concrete were reportedly used to build the 624-foot dam, which was about 120 feet thick at the base and about 16 feet at the top. The dam was opened 1910. A ridge of mountains is in the distance.; Tall pine trees jut into...
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Nederland (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dams--Colorado--Nederland--1930-1940.; Hydroelectric power--Colorado--Nederland--1930-1940.
    • [1938?]
    • Boulder Dam

    • View from the top of Boulder Dam (Hoover Dam), looking over construction, in the Black Canyon, Mohave County, Arizona, shows concrete forms, scaffolding and the power plant with mouldings for generators units. The 726 foot high, Bureau of...
    • Black Canyon (Ariz. and Nev.)--1930-1940.; Hoover Dam (Ariz. and Nev.)--1930-1940.; Mohave County (Ariz.)--1930-1940.; Dam construction--Arizona--Mohave County--1930-1940.; Dams--Arizona--Mohave County--1930-1940.
    • [between 1934 and 1936]
    • Cetral [sic] Colo. Power Co.'s dam, Barker's Meadow, Denver, Boulder & Western Ry.

    • View of nearly completed dam at Barker Meadow (later called Nederland Dam) east of Nederland, Colorado constructed by Eastern Colorado Power Company reached by spur via Denver, Boulder & Western (formerly Colorado & Northwestern Railway); Barker...
    • Barker Meadow (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Barker Reservoir (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Dam construction--Colorado--Barker Meadow--1900-1910.; Dams--Colorado--Barker Meadow--1900-1910.; Reservoirs--Colorado--Barker Meadow--1900-1910.
    • [1909 or 1910]
    • Central Colo. Power Co's. dam, Barker's Meadow, Denver, Boulder &  Western Ry.

    • Close view of nearly completed dam at Barker Meadow (later called Nederland Dam) east of Nederland, Colorado constructed by Eastern Colorado Power Company reached by spur via Denver, Boulder & Western Railway (formerly Colorado & Northwestern);...
    • Barker Meadow (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Barker Reservoir (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Dam construction--Colorado--Barker Meadow--1900-1910.; Dams--Colorado--Barker Meadow--1900-1910.; Reservoirs--Colorado--Barker Meadow--1900-1910.
    • [1909 or 1910]
    • Sweetwater Dam, San Diego

    • View of the Sweetwater Dam in San Diego County, California. A man stands on a concrete spillway on the side of the dam. This arch dam is constructed between two canyon walls.
    • San Diego County (Calif.)--1880-1900.; Dams--California--San Diego County--1880-1900.; Spillways--California--San Diego County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1887 and 1900?]
    • Polly pry at Cheeseman [sic] Dam

    • Denver Post reporter Polly Pry rides on a platform attached to a crane, at the construction site of the Cheesman Dam in Douglas county, Colorado. A man stands on the railroad tracks in the canyon below.
    • Cheeseman Dam (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Douglas County--1900-1910.; Dam construction--Colorado--Douglas County--1900-1910.; Polly Pry.
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 7 Numbers 3 and 4, 1924 March-April

    • Newsletter produced everty two months by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 19240300
    • Henson Creek Dam, Colo.

    • View of the Henson Creek Dam near the ghost town of Henson, Hinsdale County, Colorado. The abandoned concrete hydroelectric dam now has a large hole in its wall.
    • Dams--Colorado--Hinsdale County--1990-2000.; Henson Creek Dam (Colo.)--1990-2000.; Dams--Colorado--Hinsdale County--Pictorial works.; Henson Creek Dam (Colo.)--Pictorial works.
    • 1999
    • Inlet & trashrack front view

    • A tall metal frame surrounds the inlet and trashrack of the Kenwood dam under construction. It was constructed in 1935 to control flood waters from Cherry Creek. The dam was located in Arapahoe County, Colorado near Sullivan.
    • Arapahoe County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Kenwood Dam (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dam construction--Colorado--Arapahoe County--1930-1940.; Dams--Colorado--Arapahoe County--1930-1940.
    • [1935]
    • Inlet & trash rack sideview

    • A tall metal frame surrounds the inlet and trashrack at construction on the Kenwood dam. It was built in 1935 to control flood waters from Cherry Creek. The dam was located in Arapahoe County, Colorado near Sullivan.
    • Arapahoe County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Kenwood Dam (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dam construction--Colorado--Arapahoe County--1930-1940.; Dams--Colorado--Arapahoe County--1930-1940.
    • [1935]
    • Spillway sideview

    • A view of a spillway at the Kenwood Dam, under construction, in Arapahoe County, Colorado. The spillway is constructed of two long cement walls, sloped surface to allow water to drain down. Kenwood dam was built in 1935 to control flood waters from...
    • Arapahoe County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Kenwood Dam (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dam construction--Colorado--Arapahoe County--1930-1940.; Dams--Colorado--Arapahoe County--1930-1940.
    • [1935]
    • Spillway front view

    • A view of the spillway at Kenwood Dam during construction in Arapahoe County, Colorado. Shows two concrete walls and steps that lead down to an open area. Kenwood Dam was built in 1935 to control flood waters from Cherry Creek.
    • Arapahoe County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Kenwood Dam (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dam construction--Colorado--Arapahoe County--1930-1940.; Dams--Colorado--Arapahoe County--1930-1940.; Spillways--Colorado--Arapahoe County--1930-1940.
    • [1935]
    • Water supply, dams and reservoirs, Eagle Nest (New Mexico)

    • sizeable community.; The Eagle Nest Dam in New Mexico is built around a large rock formation creating a semi-circular structure with a narrow road on its top. Mountains provide the backdrop behind the dam. The Eagle Nest Lake is in the left...
    • Eagle Nest Lake (N.M.)--1920-1930.; Moreno Valley (N.M.)--1920-1930.; Dams--New Mexico--1920-1930.; Rock formations--1920-1930.
    • [between 1922 and 1931?]
    • Water supply, dams and reservoirs, Eagle Nest (New Mexico)

    • The Eagle Nest Dam in New Mexico is built around a large, jagged rock formation creating a semi-circular structure with a narrow road on top. Guard posts line the road at regular intervals. The Eagle Nest Lake and tops of tall, skinny pine trees...
    • Eagle Nest Lake (N.M.)--1920-1930.; Moreno Valley (N.M.)--1920-1930.; Dams--New Mexico--1920-1930.; Rock formations--1920-1930.
    • [between 1922 and 1931?]
    • Dams & Reservoirs - Boulder Co.

    • Water pours over the edge of Barker Dam near Boulder, Colorado. A pile of branches and other debris is in the foreground. A sign hangs on the side of the dam reading: "Danger No Trespassing $25.00 Reward for information leading to conviction of...
    •  
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • [Sanchez Reservoir, Costilla County, Colorado]

    • Panoramic view of the Sanchez Reservoir and dam in Costilla County, Colorado. Shows shoreline, the dam and the overflow intake tower. Text on print includes reservoir capacity and tower, conduit, and dam dimensions. "Contained at date photo was...
    • Reservoirs--Colorado--Costilla County.; Dams--Colorado--Costilla County.; Sanchez Reservoir (Colo.)
    • 1911
    • U. S. Mtn from switch backe [i. e. back]

    • View of a dam on probably Sneffels Creek by the Camp Bird Mill near Sneffels (Ouray County), Colorado. United States Mountain is in the distance.
    • Sneffels (Colo.)--1890-1900.; United States Mountain (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Dams--Colorado--Sneffels--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Sneffels--1890-1900.; Streams--Colorado--Sneffels--1890-1900.
    • [between 1940 and 1960]
    • Central Colo. Power Cos.' dam Barker's Meadow, Denver, Boulder & Western Ry.

    • View of nearly completed dam at Barker Meadow (later called Nederland Dam) east of Nederland, Colorado; constructed by Eastern Colorado Power Company reached by spur via Denver, Boulder & Western Railway (formerly Colorado & Northwestern); Barker...
    • Barker Meadow (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Barker Reservoir (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Dam construction--Colorado--Barker Meadow--1900-1910.; Dams--Colorado--Barker Meadow--1900-1910.; Reservoirs--Colorado--Barker Meadow--1900-1910.
    • [1909 or 1910]
    • Central Colo. Power Cos.' dam, Barker's Meadow, Denver, Bolder [sic] & Western Ry.

    • View of nearly completed dam at Barker Meadow (later called Nederland Dam) east of Nederland, Colorado constructed by Eastern Colorado Power Company reached by spur via Denver, Boulder & Western Railway (formerly Colorado & Northwestern Railway);...
    • Barker Meadow (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Barker Reservoir (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Middle Boulder Creek (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Dam construction--Colorado--Barker Meadow--1900-1910.; Dams--Colorado--Barker Meadow--1900-1910.; Reservoirs--Colorado--Barker...
    • [1909 or 1910]
    • This mighty precipice of masonry is 284 feet high and 1,125 feet across

    • View of the masonry dam wall at Theodore Roosevelt Dam in Gila County, Arizona. The dam has buttresses and towers. Water cascades from the spillways on either side of the dam. The road on the Apache Trail and The Lodge Hotel are beside Theodore...
    • Southern Pacific Railroad Company--Public Relations--1910-1920.; Apache Trail (Ariz.)--1910-1920.; Gila County (Ariz.)--1910-1920.; Theodore Roosevelt Dam (Ariz.)--1910-1920.; Theodore Roosevelt Lake (Ariz.)--1910-1920.; Dams--Arizona--Gila...
    • [1916]
    • Outlet

    • Shows the outlet of the Kenwood Dam in Arapahoe County, Colorado. The outlet is tunnel that goes through the earthen dam structure.
    • Arapahoe County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Kenwood Dam (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dams--Colorado--Arapahoe County--1930-1940.
    • [1935]
    • Boulder Dam

    • View of Hoover Dam (Boulder Dam) in Black Canyon, Arizona. High tension wires and mountains are nearby.
    • Hoover Dam (Ariz. and Nev.)--1940-1950.; Mead, Lake (Ariz. and Nev.)--1940-1950.; Dams--Arizona--1940-1950.; Reservoirs--Arizona--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Castlewood Dam - after break

    • A work crew stands on the remains of the Castlewood Canyon Dam in Douglas County after flood waters from Cherry Creek broke through the dam. Rock debris from the dam is strewn on the canyon floor.
    • Castlewood Canyon Dam (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Douglas County (Colo.) 1930-1940.; Dams--Colorado--Douglas County--1930-1940.; Floods--Colorado--Douglas County--1930-1940.
    • 1933
    • Cheeseman [sic] Dam under const.

    • View of Cheesman Dam, Douglas County, Colorado under construction. Shows scaffolding, cranes, pulleys, and lumber.
    • Cheesman Dam (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Douglas County--1900-1910.; Dam construction--Colorado--Douglas County--1900-1910.
    • [1902]
    • Cheeseman [sic] Dam under const.

    • View of workers at the Cheesman Dam construction site in Douglas County, Colorado. Shows stone wall, cranes, pulleys, wooden steps, railroad tracks, and ore cars.
    • Cheesman Dam (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Douglas County--1900-1910.; Dam construction--Colorado--Douglas County--1900-1910.
    • [1902]
    • Dam at Henson

    • View of a concrete dam on Henson Creek near the former town of Henson (Hinsdale County), Colorado. The abandoned hydroelectric dam has a large metal overflow pipe.
    • Henson (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Henson Creek (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Dams--Colorado--Henson--1960-1970.; Streams--Colorado--Henson--1960-1970.
    • 1962
    • Auraria: Facts Not Words, presentation to Joint Budget Committee

    • Report presented to the Joint Budget Committee from the Citizens for Efficient Education pertaining to the Auraria's neighborhood statistics and demographics
    • City planning--Colorado--Denver.; Urban renewal--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1969 December 5
    • A beaver dam

    • Two men look at a beaver dam on probably the Green River in Wyoming.
    • Green River (Wyo.-Utah)--1890-1900.; Beaver dams--Wyoming--1890-1900.
    • 1892
    • Sweetwater Dam, San Diego

    • View of the Sweetwater Dam in San Diego County, California. Shows a control house or gazebo that extends into Sweetwater Reservoir. This arch dam is built between two canyon walls.
    • San Diego County (Calif.)--1880-1890.; Sweetwater Reservoir (Calif.)--1880-1890.; Dams--California--San Diego County--1880-1890.; Reservoirs--California--San Diego County--1880-1890.; Spillways--California--San Diego County--1880-1890.
    • [between 1887 and 1890?]
    • Polly pry at Cheeseman [sic] Dam

    • Denver Post reporter Polly Pry rides on a platform attached to a crane, at the construction site of the Cheesman Dam in Douglas county, Colorado. A man stands on the railroad tracks in the canyon below.
    • Cheeseman Dam (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Douglas County--1900-1910.; Dam construction--Colorado--Douglas County--1900-1910.; Polly Pry.
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Sweetwater Dam from the Canyon

    • View of the Sweetwater Dam in San Diego County, California. The arch dam extends between two canyon walls. Shows concrete walls, a spillway, trees, and scrub growth.
    • San Diego County (Calif.)--1880-1890.; Sweetwater Reservoir (Calif.)--1880-1890.; Canyons--California--San Diego County--1880-1890.; Dams--California--San Diego County--1880-1890.; Spillways--California--San Diego County--1880-1890.
    • [between 1887 and 1890?]
    • Dam near Hahn's Peak, Colo.

    • A man sits on a log near Willow Creek or Deep Creek near Hahns Peak (Routt County; also known as Poverty Bar), Colorado. A dam is made of dirt embankments, supported by logs and rocks. Machinery is at the edge of the dam.
    • Hahns Peak (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Dams--Colorado--Hahns Peak--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Site of Bailey Mill Dam, Eldora 1900

    • Several small log structures remain at the site of the Bailey Mill Dam on a creek west of the Bailey Mill about one mile west of Eldora in Boulder County, Colorado.
    • Ore-dressing plants--Colorado--Eldora--1900-1910.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Eldora (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Log buildings--Colorado--Eldora--1900-1910.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Boulder Park Dam

    • Piles of wood and other debris are scattered on the side of the Boulder Park Dam in Colorado. A small stream flows from the dam in the foreground. A ridge of mountains stands in the distance.
    •  
    • [1902?]
    • South spillway, Roosevelt Dam-sixty feet higher than Niagara!

    • Water cascades from the south spillway of Theodore Roosevelt Dam in Gila County, Arizona. Shows the masonry dam wall and towers, power lines and probably a power plant outbuilding below the dam on the rocky hillside.
    • Southern Pacific Railroad Company--Public Relations--1910-1920.; Apache Trail (Ariz.)--1910-1920.; Gila County (Ariz.)--1910-1920.; Theodore Roosevelt Dam (Gila County, Ariz.)--1910-1920.; Dams--Arizona--Gila County--1910-1920.; Electric...
    • [1916]
    • Castlewood Dam

    • Aerial view of Cherry Creek and Castlewood Canyon Dam in Douglas County, Colorado. Ruins of the broken dam are strewn in the riverbed.
    • Castlewood Canyon Dam (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Douglas County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Canyons--Colorado--Douglas County--1930-1940.; Dams--Colorado--Douglas County--1930-1940.;...
    • [1933]
    • Residence on dam site

    • Shows a single story frame house at the site of the Kenwood Dam located in Arapahoe County, Colorado. The residence features beveled siding, slate tile roof and enclosed porch. A wire fence is in front of the home.
    • Arapahoe County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Kenwood Dam (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Houses--Colorado--Arapahoe County--1930-1940.
    • [1935?]
    • Barn and silo on dam site

    • Shows a wood barn and brick silo at the Kenwood Dam located in Arapahoe County, Colorado. The barn features beveled wood siding a slate tile roof with a ventilator on top. The brick silo in behind the barn.
    • Arapahoe County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Kenwood Dam (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Barns--Colorado--Arapahoe County--1930-1940.; Silos--Colorado--Arapahoe County--1930-1940.
    • [1935?]
    • Break of Schaffer [sic] Dam, view looking north from below dam, Beaver Cr.

    • A man stands below the washed out Schaeffer Dam after the flood on Beaver Creek in Fremont County, Colorado. Panoramic view shows rocks and debris in the valley.
    • Ridgway, Arthur Osbourne, 1870-1953.; Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Beaver Creek (Teller County and Fremont County, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Fremont County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Schaeffer Dam (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Dams--Colorado--Fremont County--1920-1930.;...
    • 1921 June
    • Cheesman Dam under construction

    • Workmen pose on the partially constructed Cheesman Dam in Douglas County, Colorado. Cranes and utility buildings are nearby. A man and boy sit in a boat on Cheesman reservoir.
    • Cheesman Dam (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Cheesman Lake (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Douglas County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Dam construction--Colorado--Douglas County--1900-1910.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Douglas County--1900-1910.
    • [between 1902 and 1905]
    • Green Mountain Dam

    • View of Green Mountain Dam construction in Summit County, Colorado; shows graded earth, snow, mountains, and clouds.
    • Blue River (Colo. : river)--1930-1950.; Green Mountain Dam (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Summit County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Dam construction--Colorado--Summit County--1930-1950.; Rivers--Colorado--Summit County--1930-1950.
    • [between 1938 and 1943?]
    • Green Mountain Dam -powerhouse site - diversion tunnel

    • View of Green Mountain Dam construction in Summit County, Colorado; shows quarried rock, a canal with the Blue River, a tunnel, and sheds.
    • Blue River (Colo. : river)--1930-1950.; Green Mountain Dam (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Summit County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Canals--Colorado--Summit County--1930-1950.; Dam construction--Colorado--Summit County--1930-1950.; Rivers--Colorado--Summit...
    • [between 1938 and 1943?]
    • John L. Martin Dam

    • View of the construction of the John Martin Dam on the Arkansas River near Las Animas (Bent County), Colorado; shows earth moving machinery, cranes, a faceted concrete plant with an elevator, and sheds.
    • Bent County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; John Martin Reservoir Dam (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Dam construction--Colorado--Bent County--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]

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