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    • Colorado Obituary Project 1969-1990, Revised

    • The Colorado Obituary Project is a statewide index of approximately 50,000 non-Denver obituaries mostly from the 1970s through 1990. Researchers may request a copy of the full text obituary through the Western History and Genealogy Department.
    • Colorado Genealogical Society.
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    • Prewitt & Arnold

    • Men and a horse stand in front of a row of commercial buildings probably on Main Avenue in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. One man holds a cane, and leans against a utility pole. The one story buildings have bracketed cornices, pilasters, and...
    • Gonner & Leeka.
    • [between 1892 and 1900?]
    • Durango

    • Panoramic view of brick commercial buildings, stone churches, and the San Juan Smelter in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. Shows the La Plata County Courthouse with a clock tower, churches, and the Strater Hotel in downtown Durango. Steep...
    • Smith, Farlie.
    • [between 1895 and 1910?]
    • Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Depot, Durango, Colo.

    • View of the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railway depot located at 479 Main Avenue, Durango, Colo. Built by O. Ernest Waters, the simple, two-story clapboard sided structure is decorated in the distinctive pale yellow and chocolate brown colors...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 1994
    • Cal Brown Durango Corral

    • A man sits in a horse-drawn wagon in front of a Durango, Colorado, business in La Plata County. Eight men, one horse, and a dog stand on the boardwalk outside of the commercial storefront. One man is an amputee wearing a prosthetic device on his...
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    • [between 1880 and 1890]
    • Iron works

    • View of an iron works in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. Shows rusticated stone buildings with corrugated metal roofs and monitors. One building has an arched entrance and wooden doors. A conveyor system, hoist, machinery and railroad tracks...
    • Gonner & Leeka.
    • [between 1892 and 1900?]
    • Brick Block

    • View of the Brick Block probably on Main Avenue in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. A horse drawn wagon is parked in the dirt street in front of brick buildings. The buildings have ornate cornices with brackets and dentils. One buildings has...
    • Gonner & Leeka.
    • [between 1892 and 1900?]
    • Durango

    • Members of Durango Lodge No. 29 march in a parade in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. Men in the front row carry drums and a large American flag. Spectators stand on the sidewalks in front of businesses.
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [1886?]
    • H. Schrader and P. Schnee

    • View of brick commercial buildings probably on Main Avenue in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. Storefront businesses are in one and two story brick buildings. On the brick "Star Bakery" building, a pediment reads: "1890," and a plaque reads:...
    • Gonner & Leeka.
    • [between 1892 and 1900?]
    • Williams' Block

    • View of the William's Block probably on Main Avenue in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. Shows a brick, two story building with a stepped parapet and decorative pediments. The front of the building has decorative brickwork, stone lintels and...
    • Gonner & Leeka.
    • [between 1892 and 1900?]
    • Ricker Block

    • View of the Ricker Block on Main Avenue in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. Shows brick buildings with decorative cornices and brickwork, pediments, and arched windows. The buildings have awnings. Signs read: "Shaving 15 cts," "The Delmonico,...
    • Gonner & Leeka.
    • [between 1892 and 1900?]
    • Flour mill

    • View of the San Juan Mills flour mill in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. Shows a four story clapboard sided building with windows and sliding doors. Men stand in one of the doorways. The building has a catwalk on the roof and a wooden chute...
    • Gonner & Leeka.
    • [between 1892 and 1900?]
    • Strater Hotel

    • View of the four story Strater Hotel at 699 Main Avenue in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. The American Victorian style hotel features decorative brickwork, arched windows with keystones, ornate bracketed cornices, finials, a balustrade, a...
    • Gonner & Leeka.
    • [between 1892 and 1900?]
    • Durango, Colo.

    • View of southbound Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive, number "476," and passenger cars at the Durango depot in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. Shows the rail yard, people beside the depot, and mountains in the distance.
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    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Union Block

    • Men on a sidewalk and in a wagon pose in front of the Union Block possibly on Main Avenue in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. Shows a row of one story brick businesses with dentils, bracketed cornices, pilasters, and display windows. Signs on...
    • Gonner & Leeka.
    • [between 1892 and 1900?]
    • Pump house

    • View of a wooden building identified as a pump house at probably a mill in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. The building has a pitched roof, clapboard siding and a gable with vertical panels. A smokestack is nearby.
    • Gonner & Leeka.
    • [between 1892 and 1900?]
    • Presbyterian [church]

    • View of the First Presbyterian church at 1161 3rd (Third) Avenue in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. The Queen Anne style sandstone building has a cross gable roof with dentils, gothic stained glass windows, a covered entrance and a bell tower...
    • Gonner & Leeka.
    • [between 1892 and 1900?]
    • Peeple's Hotel

    • View of the Peeples Hotel (later the Rochester Hotel) at 726 E. 2nd (Second) Avenue in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. The two story brick building has a flat roof, a wooden balcony, arched windows, and decorative brick corbeling.
    • Gonner & Leeka.
    • [between 1892 and 1900?]
    • Schneider Block

    • View of the Schneider Block probably on Main Avenue in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. Men pose in front of the two story corner brick building which has a decorative cornice with brackets, stone coursework, a porch, and a decorative pediment....
    • Gonner & Leeka.
    • [between 1892 and 1900?]
    • Durango exchange, interior business office

    • Interior view of the business office of the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company exchange building in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. A wooden partition divides the room into an office area, and a public area. A service counter...
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    • 1915
    • Durango exchange equipment, operating room

    • Telephone switchboards line a wall of the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company exchange building in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. Cords are strung across the switchboard and numbers identify each work station. A supervisors desk...
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    • 1915
    • American Smelter, Durango, Colorado

    • View of the Durango Smelting Plant in Durango, LaPlata County, Colorado shows: refinery buildings, smokestacks, tailings.
    • Bowman, T. E.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • W.C. Chapman's [hardware store]

    • Men, a horse drawn wagon, and an omnibus bus are stopped in front of a hardware store owned by W.C. Chapman, possibly on Main Avenue in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. Shows a brick building with show windows, arched second story windows, a...
    • Gonner & Leeka.
    • [between 1892 and 1900?]
    • N.Y. & S.J. Smelter

    • View of the New York & San Juan Smelter near Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. Shows wooden buildings with metal monitor-roofs, brick smoke stacks, a retaining wall, ore car tracks and tailings piles, and a conveyor system. The smelter is beside...
    • Gonner & Leeka.
    • [between 1892 and 1900?]
    • Methodist Episcopal Church

    • View of a Methodist Episcopal Church probably on 3rd (Third) Avenue in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. Shows a brick, cross gabled building with Gothic stained glass windows, a wooden bell tower, oculi, and a steeple with finials. Houses are...
    • Gonner & Leeka.
    • [between 1892 and 1900?]
    • D&RGW (2-8-2) 476 Durango, Colo. as modified for movie "Night Passage"

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande Western locomotive 478 (2-8-0) and coal tender, at Durango (Durango County), Colorado. The cowcatcher, diamond stack, and pilot headlight were added for the Universal International Pictures movie, "Night Passage."...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1956
    • School house - south side

    • View of a two story brick school in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. The building has a hip roof with a cross gable, a projecting central pavilion with a mansard roof and roof cresting, brick coursing, and decorative wood bargeboard and gable...
    • Gonner & Leeka.
    • [between 1892 and 1900?]
    • A.P. Camp [residence]

    • View of the home of Alfred Phineas Camp on 3rd (Third) Avenue in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. Shows a wooden house with a hip roof, stick style architectural elements that include horizontal siding with vertical studs around windows,...
    • Gonner & Leeka.
    • [between 1892 and 1900?]
    • C. Newman and L. Wainright [residences]

    • View of the C. Newman and L. Wainright residences probably on 3rd (Third) Avenue in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. The Newman house is a clapboard sided Victorian bungalow with a bay window, a cross gable roof, and a porch with decorative...
    • Gonner & Leeka.
    • [between 1892 and 1900?]
    • H.M. West and - Bowman [residences]

    • A woman holds a child and stands in front of one of two houses with porches, possibly on 3rd (Third) Avenue in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. The houses have stick style architectural elements that include cross gabled roofs, horizontal...
    • Gonner & Leeka.
    • [between 1892 and 1900?]
    • F. H. Young [residence]

    • View of the F. H. Young house on 3rd (Third) Avenue in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. The three story house has stick style elements that include cross gables, horizontal siding with vertical studs, a porch with arched brackets, geometric...
    • Gonner & Leeka.
    • [between 1892 and 1900?]
    • Colorado - Durango Fish hatchery

    • Durango fish hatchery in Durango, Colorado, in La Plata County. Architectural features of the rectangular brick building include twin towers with hipped roofs and finials on either side of the gabled entrance, vents along the center gable of the...
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    • [between 1920 and 1940]
    • House

    • View of a brick house with a cross gable roof, decorative bargeboard, a porch, chimneys, and an oculus possibly on 3rd (Third) Avenue in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. The two story house has a bay window, and stone window sills and lintels....
    • Gonner & Leeka.
    • [between 1892 and 1900?]
    • W.M. Keightley [residence]

    • View of the W.M. Keightley house probably on 3rd (Third) Avenue in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. The house, constructed of brick with fish-scale shingles on the upper story, has a cross gable and a cat slide roof with a convex slope. The...
    • Gonner & Leeka.
    • [between 1892 and 1900?]
    • Durango - Savoy Hotel

    • The Savoy Hotel is situated on the corner of an intersection in the town of Durango, Colorado, in La Plata County. Features of the three- story building include: a cornice, lintels, and striped and plain awnings. Signs: "Drugs," "Better...
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    • [between 1920 and 1930]
    • E.J.H. Amy's [residence]

    • View of the Ernest J.H. Amy house (later Hood Mortuary) at 1261 3rd (Third) Avenue in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. The three story shingle style house is constructed of rusticated stone and rustic shingles, and it has multi pane windows, a...
    • Gonner & Leeka.
    • [between 1892 and 1900?]
    • Durango

    • Panoramic view of Durango and a smelter and smoke at the base of probably Smelter Mountain (La Plata County), Colorado. Shows streets fenced yards, frame and brick houses, and commercial buildings.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1892 and 1900?]
    • First  Presbyterian Church, Durango, Colo.

    • View of the First Presbyterian Church located at 1161 3rd Avenue, Durango, Colo. Built by O. Volk and Sons in 1890, the rough-faced native sandstone Queen Anne style church has a prominent corner bell tower with rounded arched windows. The...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 1993
    • Central Hotel, Durango, Colo.

    • View of the Central Hotel located at 975 Main Avenue, Durango, Colo. Built in 1892, the hotel is one of the most striking structures on Main Avenue. The red brick three-story Italianate structure has a Mansard roof on the fourth floor with...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • [between 1974 and 1985?]
    • School house - north side

    • View of a brick school in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. Shows a two story building with a double hip roof, bracketed cornices, an oculus, a decorative brick course, and arched windows with keystones. Wooden fences, out buildings and a barn...
    • Gonner & Leeka.
    • [between 1892 and 1900?]
    • Smelter

    • View of a smelting complex identified as the Durango Land & Coal Company smelter in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. Smoke rises from many tall smoke stacks.
    • Balster, F. S.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Football squad Durango High School, Durango, Colo.

    • Men and teenage boys of Durango High School pose in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. They wear leather helmets, numbered jerseys, and suits and ties. The brick school building is in the background.
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    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • Bird's Eye View of Durango

    • View of the town of Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. Prominent buildings include: the high school, St. Paul's German Lutheran Church, the Presbyterian church, the Methodist church, and La Plata County Courthouse. The Strater Hotel is in the...
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    • [between 1890 and 1920?]
    • American Smelting & Refining company

    • View of the Durango Smelting Plant in Durango, LaPlata County, Colorado shows: refinery buildings, smokestacks, tailings, railroad tracks, hand car.
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    • [1929?]
    • Methodist Episcopal, south

    • View of a Methodist Episcopal church probably on Third Avenue in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. The building is rusticated stone with a pitched roof, bell tower, steeple, and oculus. The steeple and bell tower have gothic style openings, a...
    • Gonner & Leeka.
    • [between 1892 and 1900?]
    • Durango Railroad yard

    • Freight cars, gondolas, coal cars, and a passenger train sit in the rail yard by a Denver and Rio Grande Western water tank, a coaling tower, and houses, in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. Perins Peak, Barnroof Point, mountains, and cumulus...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • [1946?]
    • Judge Sumner residence

    • View of the residence of District Court Judge George T. Sumner (6th Judicial District) on East 3rd (Third) Avenue in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. The Victorian style house has a gabled roof with a clipped gable, fish-scales and bargeboard,...
    • Gonner & Leeka.
    • [between 1892 and 1900?]

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