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    • Archaeology, Colorado

    • Two men pause from digging and hold their shovels at their sides at an excavation site in Hawikuh, New Mexico. Both men are shown from the shoulders down. The ditch they are digging is in the foreground. Large shrubs appear in the background. The...
    • Hawikuh (N.M.)--1900-1920.; Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--1900-1920.
    • [between 1907 and 1917?]
    • Matthew Fitzpenny Sr., taken at Pandora, Colo., near Telluride

    • View of miners digging, Pandora, San Miguel County, Colorado. One of the men is identified as Matthew Fitzpenny Sr., and is marked by an "x". Shows a mine shaft building, horses and carts.
    • Pandora (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Digging--Colorado--Pandora--1900-1920.; Miners--Colorado--Pandora--1900-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Pandora--1900-1920.; Fitzpenny, Matthew.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Construction scene excavation

    • View of (probably) Alameda Avenue in Denver, Colorado; shows men digging, scaffolding, wagons, and sheds.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Digging--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Excavation--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Laborers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [1909 or 1910]
    • Trench digging machine

    • View of a trench digging machine in Denver, Colorado; men work by the water supply or sewer ditch.
    • Trenching machinery--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Construction equipment--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Construction workers--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Excavation--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Boulder, Colorado - excavating to lay pipe

    • View of ditch digging operations in Boulder (Boulder County) Colorado; men stand by a truck mounted backhoe.
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Backhoes--Colorado--Boulder--1940-1950.; Digging--Colorado--Boulder--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Hawikuh

    • A man squats down and brushes the dirt away from a stone slab at an excavation site at Hawikuh in New Mexico. The handle of a digging tool lies on the ground behind him. The man wears a hat that covers his face as he bows his head toward the...
    • Hawikuh (N.M.)--1910-1930.; Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--1910-1930.
    • [between 1917 and 1923?]
    • Ezra Meeker

    • Men, a women, and children pose on or beside an oxen-drawn covered wagon in an eroded ravine near Bellevue (Sarpy County), Nebraska. Ezra Meeker, an elderly man, has a beard, wears a jacket and slacks, and stands beside oxen. On the wagon, a woman...
    • Oregon National Historic Trail--1910-1920.; Aged persons--Men--Nebraska--1910-1920.; Canyons--Nebraska--1910-1920.; Children--Nebraska--1910-1920.; Covered wagons--Nebraska--1910-1920.; Ox teams--Nebraska--1910-1920.;...
    • [between 1910 and 1912?]
    • Black Hawk, flooding

    • View is south on Main Street, Blackhawk, Colorado; shows flat railroad cars and a specially-built track to load out the debris washed down through town by heavy flooding. Flooding was common a occurrence as a result of extensive lumber harvests....
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Floods--Colorado--Blackhawk--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Blackhawk--1890-1900.
    • [1895?]
    • Gregory gold diggings Colorado, May, 1859 Page 181.

    • Reproduction of a drawing of prospectors digging for gold in Gregory's Gulch in Central City, Colorado in Gilpin County. Men pan for gold, pour rocks into a sluice, and dig in the stream. Log cabins and tents are behind.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1960.; Gold miners--Colorado--Central City--1930-1950.; Gold mining--Colorado--Central City--1930-1950.
    • [between 1930 and 1960?]
    • Sigafoos tunneling machine

    • Well-dressed men pose with a mining tunnel digging machine. Equipment has flywheels, electrical switches, and a vise.
    • Tunneling--Equipment and supplies--1890-1910.; Mining--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • 400 block Main

    • View along the 400 block of Main Street, Longmont, Colorado, shows men with shovels and axes digging up the dirt around a large cottonwood tree, in preparation of cutting it down. A group of men assemble to witness the event, in front of the...
    • Cottonwood--Colorado--Longmont--1900-1910.; Longmont (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Business districts--Colorado--Longmont--1900-1910.; Streets--Colorado--Longmont--1900-1910.
    • [1901]
    • Capitol Hill Newsletter: Volume 1 Number 1

    • Monthly newsletter pertaining to the neighborhood events of the Capitol Hill Neighborhood.
    • Citizens' associations--Colorado--Denver--Newspapers.
    • 1978 May 5
    • Mesa Verde, excavating

    • Pithouse C of Step House, a cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park, stands in the foreground under a large rock wall. Two men stand on the ledge above the pithouse digging with shovels. Stone slabs line the wall in the pithouse. A small ring...
    • Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Step House (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Pit dwellings--Colorado--1920-1930.; Archaeological sites--Colorado--1920-1930.; Cliff dwellings--Colorado--1920-1930.
    • [1926?]
    • Archaeology, Colorado

    • Human skeletal remains lie in the fetal position next to a pottery bowl at an excavation site, possibly at Hawikuh in New Mexico. Boots protrude into the frame from the upper edge. A digging tool lies on the ground, and a satchel strap appears in...
    • Hawikuh (N.M.)--1900-1920.; Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--1900-1920.; Skeletons--New Mexico--1900-1920.
    • [between 1907 and 1917?]
    • Ouray flood

    • View of the 1909 flood debris brought down by Portland Creek flood, along Main Street, Ouray, Ouray County, Colorado, shows men digging through the rocks, timber, lumber and silt to clear the creek. Buildings include the Elk Boarding House, Doran...
    • Portland Creek (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Ouray (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Floods--Colorado--Ouray--1900-1910.; Streets--Colorado--Ouray--1900-1910.
    • [1909]
    • East Portal, Colo., site of Moffat Tunnel

    • Gable-roofed workers' residences and business buildings at the East Portal of the Moffat Tunnel in Colorado are on the north mountainside and in the valley of the approach to the tunnel. Train tracks run in front of the buildings and into the...
    • East Portal (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Moffat Tunnel--1920-1930.; Dormitories--Colorado--East Portal--1920-1930.; Tunnels--Colorado--East Portal--1920-1930.
    • 1926
    • Mesa Verde, excavating

    • Two men stand above Pithouses A, B and C of Step House, a cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park. The two work to excavate the site that lies under a massive rock wall. Digging tools, including a pick ax in the background and a shovel in the...
    • Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Step House (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Pit dwellings--Colorado--1920-1930.; Archaeological sites--Colorado--1920-1930.; Cliff dwellings--Colorado--1920-1930.
    • [1926?]
    • RGS narrow gauge motor car number 3

    • Three-quarter view of left side of motor car, from front end; Galloping Goose at second earth slide; crew digging into slide. Photographed: near Placerville, Colorado, October 13, 1945.
    • Railroad motor-cars--1940-1950.; Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Placerville--1940-1950.; Placerville (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad cars--Colorado--Placerville--1940-1950.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1945
    • Mesa Verde, excavations

    • Brown sacks lie on the ledge of Pithouse A in Step House, one of Mesa Verde National Park's cliff dwellings. Two pieces of wood lie on the ground of the pithouse. Medium-sized rocks form a small, winding wall in the pithouse. Digging tools and a...
    • Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Step House (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Pit dwellings--Colorado--1920-1930.; Archaeological sites--Colorado--1920-1930.; Cliff dwellings--Colorado--1920-1930.
    • [1926?]
    • Cole Junior High garden project

    • Photograph of five unidentified eighth grade boys working on a gardening project at Cole Junior High School in Denver, Colorado. The boys stand outside the school and are in various stages of digging, hoeing, and watering a patch of ground.
    • Gardening.; Cole Junior High School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1931
    • Cole Junior High School

    • Photograph of several unidentified eighth grade students working on a gardening project at Cole Junior High School in Denver, Colorado. They are outside the school and are in various stages of digging, hoeing, and watering a patch of ground.
    • Gardening.; Cole Junior High School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1931
    • Mesa Verde, excavations

    • Two men stand above the excavation site of Pithouses A, B and C in Step House, a cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park. Dirt has been removed from the round sites underneath a large rock overhang. Digging tools and boxes lie scattered around...
    • Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Step House (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Pit dwellings--Colorado--1920-1930.; Archaeological sites--Colorado--1920-1930.; Cliff dwellings--Colorado--1920-1930.
    • [1926?]
    • RGS narrow gauge motor car number 3

    • Almost head on, distant view; digging out first earth slide; Galloping Goose. Photographed: near Placerville, Colorado, October 13, 1945.
    • Railroad motor-cars--1940-1950.; Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Placerville--1940-1950.; Placerville (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad cars--Colorado--Placerville--1940-1950.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1945
    • "Digging in" under shell-fire near Corona, Italy

    • Tenth Mountain Division, 87th Regiment, 3rd Battalion troops "digging in" near the newly captured village of Corona, Italy, on Monte Belvedere as German shells fall among them.
    • Corona (Italy)--1940-1950.; Monte Belvedere (Italy)--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • February 1945
    • Mesa Verde, excavations

    • Workers excavate portions of Pithouses A, B and C in Step House, a cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park. Piles of rocks form a wall in one of the circular rooms under the large rock overhang where the men work. Digging tools and boxes are...
    • Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Step House (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Pit dwellings--Colorado--1920-1930.; Archaeological sites--Colorado--1920-1930.; Cliff dwellings--Colorado--1920-1930.
    • [1926?]
    • Looking North at site of new hanger

    • Construction workers use a windlass to lower a section of pipe into a trench near Denver Municipal Airport (Stapleton International Airport) in Denver, Colorado. A ditch digging machine and an airport hangar are in the distance.
    • Denver Municipal Airport--1940-1950.; Trenching machinery--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Pipes (Conduits)--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Airports--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Construction...
    • 1940 November 1
    • Mesa Verde, excavations

    • Men stand down in the pithouses excavations at Step House, a cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park. The circular ditches appear to be lined with slabs of sandstone. Digging tools, including a pick ax and a shovel, lie on the ledge above where...
    • Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Step House (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Pit dwellings--Colorado--1920-1930.; Archaeological sites--Colorado--1920-1930.; Cliff dwellings--Colorado--1920-1930.
    • [1926?]
    • RGS narrow gauge motor car number 3

    • Three-quarter view of left side of motor car, from front end, distant view; Galloping Goose at second earth slide; crew digging into slide. Photographed: near Placerville, Colorado, October 13, 1945.
    • Railroad motor-cars--1940-1950.; Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Placerville--1940-1950.; Placerville (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad cars--Colorado--Placerville--1940-1950.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1945
    • Hoffman Heights Development, East 17th Avenue and Del Mar

    • Black and white print of intersection of east 17th Avenue and Del Mar in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Two men wearing overalls and digging with shovels by two road barriers. Stop sign and speed limit sign in long grass. Front end of truck...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1981
    • Ceremonial Cave - Rito. Santa Fe. N.M.

    • Julian Martinez of the San Ildefonso Pueblo in New Mexico steps out of a ceremonial cave among the ruins of Bandelier National Monument in New Mexico. The wood ladder has tall sidepieces that extend several feet past the rungs. A man is crouched...
    • National monuments--New Mexico--1910-1920.; Bandelier National Monument (N.M.)--1910-1920.; San Ildefonso (N.M.)--1910-1920.; Archaeological sites--New Mexico--1910-1920.; Cliff dwellings--New Mexico--1910-1920.; Pueblos--New Mexico--1910-1920.;...
    • [1912?]
    • Colorado Penitentiary escapes

    • Tools used in a prison break from the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, include hacksaw blades, drill brace and bits, pliers, a screwdriver, putty knife, batteries, string, wire, and tape. In a Fedora, tweed jacket and tie, associate...
    • Prison wardens--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.; Canon City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Prison escapes--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.
    • 1962
    • Mesa Verde, excavations

    • Deric Nusbaum, right, wearing a plaid shirt, kneels on the ground with three Native American men, possibly in Mesa Verde National Park. One of the men is digging in the sand with his hands and a piece of wood as the others look on smiling. Two of...
    • Indians of North America--Colorado--1920-1930.; Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Hogans--Colorado--1920-1930.; Archaeological sites--Colorado--1920-1930.; Nusbaum, Deric.
    • [between 1923 and 1927?]
    • Mesa Verde, excavations

    • Men work to excavate the pithouses of Step House, a cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park. Several men squat down in one of the round ditches. Digging tools lie scattered on the ground near them. The dwelling is at the bottom of a large, rock...
    • Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Step House (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Pit dwellings--Colorado--1920-1930.; Archaeological sites--Colorado--1920-1930.; Cliff dwellings--Colorado--1920-1930.
    • [1926?]
    • Industries construction pipe laying scene on S. Lipan St.

    • Workmen dig a ditch and hammer wooden supports into the ground to lay pipe at a construction site near South Lipan Street in Denver, Colorado. A crane with a digging attachment is nearby on temporary railroad tracks. Industrial buildings are in...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Pipes--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [either 1909 or 1910]
    • GIs dug in near Sassomolare, Italy

    • Men from the Tenth Mountain Division, 87th Mountain Infantry Regiment, Company K, dig in on a ridge north of Sassomolare. According to the caption, they are protecting the left flank of the main column moving up the Porretta-Moderna Highway, a few...
    • World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.; Soldiers--American--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Infantry Regiment, 87th. Company F.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
    • March 4, 1945
    • Crew digging a ditch

    • View of construction on Alameda Avenue in Denver, Colorado; shows men, machinery, and a ditch.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Construction workers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Digging--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [1909 or 1910]
    • Timberline Dredging operation Alma, Colo.

    • View of a crane and the Timberline Dredge on the South Platte River near Alma (Park County), Colorado. The covered digging arm extends out over the water. A sign on the dredge reads: "Timberline Dredging Co. Dredge No 2 [...]".
    • Dredges--Colorado--Alma--1940-1950.; Mining machinery--Colorado--Alma--1940-1950.; Alma (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Alma--1940-1950.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Alma--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Alma--1940-1950.
    • [1940]
    • The Scriptbook

    • Booklet created by The Script Club of East High School in Denver, Colorado. Members of The Script Club, the writing club of East High, submitted their own works for create this booklet. Included are poems, essays, sketches and stories written by...
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Writings.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.; High school students' writings--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; High schools--Colorado--Denver.; East High School (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1932 May
    • Prepare for the miracle! : a sermon

    • Sermon given by Reverend Raymond A Waser to the congregation of First Plymouth Congregational Church in Denver, Colorado.
    • Miracles.; Healing of the paralytic (Miracle); First Plymouth Congregational Church (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1943 March 14
    • Public play grounds, Denver

    • Group of children playing in public playground or school yard, Denver, Colorado; group of boys possibly playing football, group of men watching another man digging large circular hole in playground area; group of boys playing limbo or jumping over...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Children playing--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Playgrounds--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Digging trail to haul logs to Mascot

    • Miners dig a trench in the snow to haul logs to the Mascot Mine near American City (Gilpin County), Colorado.
    • American City (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Digging--Colorado--American City--1890-1910.; Miners--Colorado--American City--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--American City--1890-1910.; Snow--Colorado--American City--1890-1910.; Winter--Colorado--American...
    • [between 1895 and 1905]
    • Timberline Dredge Alma, Colo.

    • View of the Timberline Dredge on the South Platte River near Alma (Park County), Colorado. The covered digging arm extends out over the water.
    • Dredges--Colorado--Alma--1940-1950.; Mining machinery--Colorado--Alma--1940-1950.; Alma (Colo.)--1940-1950.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1940-1950.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Alma--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Alma--1940-1950.
    • [1940]
    • Placer project Alma, Colo.

    • View of the path of a dredge near Alma (Park County), Colorado. The digging arm of a dredge is in the distance.
    • Alma (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Dredging--Colorado--Alma--1940-1950.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Alma--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Alma--1940-1950.
    • [1940]
    • Trenching for water main Roanoke Ave.

    • Digging a trench in Keota, Weld County, Colorado, this machine has flywheels, conveyor belts, and a canvas top. A tank has lettering: "Gordon Construction Denver No. 3." A man on horseback is to the side, and the Post Office, a two-story brick...
    • Keota (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Post offices--Colorado--Keota--1910-1920.; Water supply--Colorado--Keota--1910-1920.
    • 1919 August 27

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