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    • Badger Hotel, Alpine, Colorado, 1881, Captain Ford and John T. Swain, owners

    • A group of men pose in front of wood frame and log businesses in Alpine, Chaffee County, Colorado. Four men sit on the boardwalk by the two- story false front Badger Hotel, named for the Badger State of Wisconsin, where owners Captain Ford and John...
    • Badger Hotel (Alpine, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Alpine (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Hotels--Colorado--Alpine--1880-1890.; Ford, Captain.; Swain, John.
    • 1881
    • Aspen Street in Arrowhead

    • A couple walks along center of Aspen Street, Arrow (Arrowhead), Colorado. Log structures, one tent and false fronts line dirt street with tree stumps. The Graham advertises: "At All Hours, Graham's Meals 25 cents, Lodging 25 and 35 cents." A beer...
    • Arrow (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Streets--Colorado--Arrow--1900-1910.
    • 1905 July 16
    • Main St., winter 1898-9, U.S. mail on snowshoes

    • On south Main Street in Breckenridge, Colorado, a two-story, false fronted building on the left has a sign reading "Miner's Home Saloon." The next building, with its low false front flanking the gabled roof has a banner below its three sash windows...
    • Breckenridge (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Breckenridge--1890-1900.; Winter--Colorado--Breckenridge--1890-1900.
    • 1898 or 1899
    • Animas City

    • View of main street businesses in Animas City, two miles north of of Durango, La Plata County, Colorado; includes a canvas top stage coach drawn by six horses pausing in front of three wood frame false fronts; men gathered on boardwalks of...
    • Animas City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; False fronts--Colorado--Animas--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Animas--1890-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • In the Cripple Creek "Boom Days", April, 1892

    • Group view of ten men standing on boardwalk, Cripple Creek, Colorado in front of wooden frame buildings with false fronts; commercial business district of 4th (fourth) Street; sign attached to building reads "Tutt & Penrose,"; partial view of...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; False fronts--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Garstin, William.; Maury, Frank.; Pendleton, Jack.; Penrose, Spencer, 1865-1939--Tomb.
    • 1892
    • 1340 Quebec Street

    • View of 1340 Quebec street in the East Colfax neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The cottage structure has an oversized false front reminiscent of a commercial style building. The false front facade has a cornice with brackets and dentils and a...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1980-1990.; East Colfax (Denver, Colo.)--1980-1990.; False fronts.; House.; Dwellings--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.; Denver (Colo.)--Pictorial works.; East Colfax (Denver, Colo.)--Pictorial works.
    • 1987
    • Main Street South Arkansas, Colo

    • View of Main Street, Trinidad, Colorado with false fronted buildings flanking the dirt street. A sign at the top of a clapboard front reads: "Restaurant." A projecting sign reads: "Harness Shop," where men stand in front of the door. Other signs...
    • Trinidad (Colo.)--1880-1890.; False fronts--Colorado--Trinidad--1880-1890.; Streets--Colorado--Trinidad--1880-1890.
    • [between 1884 and 1889?]
    • Office M. B. G. & D. R. R. Aboursville, Col.

    • Group of men pose on the boardwalk and around a two mule-drawn wagon in front of a false front in Arbourville (Arborville, Arbour-Villa, and later Conrow), Chaffee County, Colorado; men wearing hats, vests, jackets, and kerchiefs around their...
    • Arbourville (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Arbourville--1880-1890.; False fronts--Colorado--Arbourville--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1886]
    • Georgetown, Colorado

    • View of a street in Georgetown, Colorado, possibly covered in snow. Wood construction buildings on the left side of the street have gabled roofs of false fronts with cornices; on the right side is a one story wood building with a deep porch, and...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1860-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1900.
    • [between 1860 and 1900?]
    • Idaho Springs, Colorado

    • The view looking north, of Idaho Springs, Colorado, shows residences, and a grocery store with a false front along Miner Street. Sign painted on false front reads: "D. Favire, Wholesale and Retail Grocer." Also visible are signs advertising a...
    • Idaho Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • [between 1870 and 1879]
    • Meeker, Colorado

    • A group of men gather on the boardwalk and on horses in front of the first building of the J. W. Hugus and Company general merchandisers and bankers, Meeker, Rio Blanco County, Colorado. The wood false front building once was an army barracks...
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Commercial buildings--Colorado--Meeker--1880-1890.
    • 1889
    • Lower Main Street, Breckenridge

    • Buildings line either side of the dirt Main Street in Breckenridge, Colorado. The Arlington House on the left has a curvelinear false front with a wide cornice and an open porch with a balcony. Other half false fronted buildings flank it; one with...
    • Breckenridge (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Business districts--Colorado--Breckenridge--1880-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Breckenridge--1880-1900.
    • [between 1885 and 1891?]
    • Alma 1885, May 9th

    • This view west, across the Middle Fork of the South Platte River, near Alma, (elevation 10,353 feet) in Park County, Colorado, consists of wood frame residences, barns, sheds, painted false front commercial buildings, log cabins, smelting works...
    • Alma (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Buildings--Colorado--Alma--1880-1890.; Churches--Colorado--Alma--1880-1890.
    • 1885 May 9
    • Alma

    • View northwest along upper Main Street in Alma, (10,353 feet) in Park County, Colorado, includes wood frame and false front commercial buildings. Signs include "Groceries" painted on a false front, "Capital Hotel" and "R. Oppenheim Dry Goods,...
    • Alma (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Buildings--Colorado--Alma--1880-1890.; Streets--Colorado--Alma--1880-1890.; Bross,Mount (Colo.)
    • [between 1880 and 1886]
    • 3 weeks ago, opposite is my store, hotel before ocupation [sic] [graphic]

    • Exterior view of the two-story Hotel Windsor in Leadville, Colorado shows a false front with bracketed cornice, clapboard siding, four storefronts with double door entries and multi-pane windows and three second-story sash windows above each store....
    • Hotel Windsor (Leadville, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Hotels--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.
    • [between 1879 and 1880]
    • Main Street, Breckenridge

    • On the west side of Main Street in Breckenridge, Colorado, the two-story Denver Hotel is to the right. Its paired gables share a low false front. A projecting sign reads "Evans Pharmacy." A false fronted store in the center has a large, bare light...
    • Breckenridge (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Business districts--Colorado--Breckenridge--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Breckenridge--1890-1900.
    • 1897
    • County administration building

    • In this view of a building in Breckenridge, Colorado, a two story, gable roofed frame structure with a false front with a bracketed cornice, and a paned window storefront on the main floor is visible. The four sash windows on the second floor, just...
    • Breckenridge (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Buildings--Colorado--Breckenridge--1890-1900.
    • [between 1892 and 1900?]
    • Trinity Methodist Pioneer Day

    • Transcript of the proceedings for the Pioneer Day Celebration at Trinity Methodist Church in 1894.
    • Pioneers--Colorado.; Trinity United Methodist Church (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1894 January 7
    • Only building standing on Bennett Ave. after fire

    • View of two images depicting first fire, April 26, 1896, Cripple Creek, Colorado; top image depicts flames and smoke moving towards Bennett Avenue; large crowds are on boardwalk and horse-drawn wagons and enclosed commercial wagons are on street;...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Buildings--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • [1896]
    • 308 E. Third, Glengarry House

    • Early view of East 3rd (Third) Street in Leadville, Colorado, includes log cabins with sod roofs side by side with with new board and batten or false front structures. A man stands on the boardwalk in front of a two-story hewn log false front with...
    • McDonald, A. A.--Homes & haunts--1870-1880.; Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Dwellings--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; Grocery stores--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.
    • [between 1875 and 1880]
    • Old Missouri fire house, Georgetown, Colorado

    • View of the bell tower of the Old Missouri fire house, Georgetown, Colorado. The Old Missouri was the home for the town's first fire company, the Georgetown Fire Company No.1. Located on Taos Street, the building has a tall false front with a...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1960-1980.; Fire stations--Colorado--Georgetown--1960-1980.
    • [between 1960 and 1980?]
    • 7th Street, Leadville, Colorado, ca 1929

    • Foggy scene with a dilapidated wood frame false front and front gable structures on snow-covered 7th (Seventh) Street in Leadville, Colorado. The corner false front has broken windows, boarded up storefronts and an advertisement "Wrigley's...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Leadville--1920-1930.; Colorado and Southern Railway.
    • 1929
    • Snetzer Block

    • Exterior view of Jacob Snetzer's tailor shop, Georgetown, Colorado, at Taos and Fifth Street, looking east. The building is of wood construction, with a false front, an elaborate cornice with brackets, and windows with decorative arches on the...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Tailor shops--Colorado--Georgetown--1950-1960.
    • 1951
    • Looking west, Ault, Colorado

    • Main street Ault, Weld County, Colorado, shows townspeople standing along boardwalks of the wood frame false fronts. The street is wheel tracked and has a center muddy area. Signs include: "Ault Hotel", "Groceries, Dry Goods & General Merchandise,"...
    • Ault (Colo.)--1870-1890.; Streets--Colorado--Ault--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Breckenridge, Colo., Main Street

    • View of Main Street in Breckenridge, Colorado, shows pedestrians and heavily loaded wagons with teams and drivers crowding the dirt street. A buggy with lady passengers is in the foreground. Frame buildings line both sides; the wide corniced,...
    • Breckenridge (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Business districts--Colorado--Breckenridge--1880-1890.; Streets--Colorado--Breckenridge--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1888?]
    • Barr Lake Rod and Gun Club

    • Two buildings make up the Barr Lake Rod & Gun Club in Barr Lake, Colorado. One is a two story, L-shaped, wood-frame structure with a false front, shingles on the roof, a gable, a stovepipe chimney, and a weathervan duck atop the false front. A...
    • Barr Lake Rod & Gun Club (Barr Lake, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Barr Lake (Colo. : Reservoir)--1910-1920.; Hunting & fishing clubs--Colorado--Barr Lake--1910-1920.; Organizations' facilities--Colorado--Barr Lake--1910-1920.
    • [1910?]
    • Creede, Colo. early days

    • Two men, one holding a child, two women, and a dog stand outside a building in Creede, Colorado, in Mineral County. The cliffs of the rocky canyon that surrounds the town are immediately behind the buildings. Architectural elements of the one and...
    • Creede (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Canyons--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.
    • 1890
    • Telluride, Colo.

    • Men pose on the balcony of a frame building with a false front, or on horse-drawn sleighs stacked with bales of hay in Telluride (San Miguel County), Colorado. A frame commercial building has dormers, a gabled roof, a false front, first and second...
    • Telluride (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Feed stores--Colorado--Telluride--1890-1900.; Hay--Colorado--Telluride--1890-1900.; Sleds & sleighs--Colorado--Telluride--1890-1900.; Stables--Colorado--Telluride--1890-1900.; Winter--Colorado--Telluride--1890-1900.
    • 1892
    • Breckenridge boys

    • Six men of the Breckenridge Volunteer Fire Department of Breckenridge, Colorado, pose with their safety bicycles in front of a false fronted store. Wearing soft hats and suspenders, they have bedrolls and boxes tied to their handlebars. The...
    • Breckenridge (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Fire fighters--Colorado--Breckenridge--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Crested Butte - Bakery 1964

    • View of the one-story bakery building in Crested Butte, Colorado; includes a false front backed by a tall gable that extends up above the false front; decorative woodwork marks the front facade at the cornice and above the recessed door that is...
    • Crested Butte (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Bakeries--Colorado--Crested Butte--1960-1970.; Streets--Colorado--Crested Butte--1960-1970.
    • Central City, 1864

    • City Bakery stands farther down the block next door to the Young American Clothing Hall. Another store has the word "Stoves" painted on its front facade. On the near side of Main Street in the center midground is the two-story, wood frame building...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.; Houses--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.
    • [1864?]
    • Main Street, Breckenridge

    • On Main Street in Breckenridge, Colorado, two-story, gable roofed buildings on the left are at 123 and 121 South Main, both dating from the 1880's. The near one has a false front with a bracketed cornice and sash windows, and has projecting signs...
    • Breckenridge (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Streets--Colorado--Breckenridge--1960-1970.
    • 1968 Mar 14
    • Storefronts, Georgetown, Colorado

    • Exterior view of storefronts in Georgetown, Colorado, probably on Sixth (6th) Street or nearby. The central storefront is one story with a half-story false front across the top. The double door is flanked by two large mullioned windows. A sign...
    • African Americans--1870-1900.; Georgetown (Colo.)--1870-1900.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Georgetown--1870-1900.; Facades--Colorado--Georgetown--1870-1900.
    • [between 1870 and 1900?]
    • Leadville from California Gulch

    • This view southeast from California or Oregon Gulch of Leadville, Colorado, looks toward reduction and sampling works, with mine tailings in a wash area in the foreground. Sheds, barns, lean-tos, log cabins, tents, false front businesses, and some...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; Construction--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; Hills--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.
    • 1879
    • Street scene

    • A large group of men and a few boys pose on the boardwalk in front of several businesses decorated for the Fourth (4th) of July (Independence Day), possibly in Ouray, Ouray County, Colorado. American flags, bunting and evergreens decorate the...
    • Ouray (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Business districts--Colorado--Ouray--1880-1900.; Festive decorations--Colorado--Ouray--1880-1900.; Fourth of July celebrations--Colorado--Ouray--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Main street looking north from railroad yards, piles of coal in the foreground, about 1890.

    • Looking north from the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad tracks down Main Street in Akron, Washington County, Colorado, there is a wide street with a windmill well in the center. Wood frame false fronts line the street. "Chicago Lumber Yard"...
    • Akron (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Streets--Colorado--Akron--1880-1890.; Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company.
    • [1887]
    • Ashcroft

    • View of the south end of the remains of Ashcroft, (Castle Forks City, Chloride) Pitkin County, Colorado, includes dilapidated log cabins and false fronts in a snowcovered valley. Includes the old two-story hotel with a gable apex false front and...
    • Ashcroft (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Ashcroft--1940-1950.; Ghost towns--Colorado--Ashcroft--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950]
    • Leadville looking north

    • Looking north over Leadville, Colorado are mine tailings and a large pile of sawdust in the wash area in the foreground. Lumber mills with stacks of timber and milled lumber, sheds, barns, lean-tos, log cabins, tents, false fronts, and some...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Lumber industry--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.
    • [between 1870 and 1879]
    • Part of Leadville showing Capitol Hill

    • This view of Capitol Hill in Leadville, Colorado has Harrison Avenue on the diagonal on the right side with several false fronts, one under construction. "Fred A. Buse Goceries" is on Harrison in a two-story false front, the lower left corner has...
    • King, George E.--Homes & haunts--1870-1880.; Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • [1879]
    • Louisville Historical Museum

    • View of the facade and south elevation of the Louisville Historical Museum, at 1001 Main Street in Louisville (Boulder County), Colorado. The one-story wooden building has a gable roof, a false front and store front windows covered with striped...
    • Louisville Historical Museum (Louisville, Colo.)--1990-2000; Louisville (Colo.)--1990-2000.; Galleries & museums.; Historic buildings.; Louisville Historical Museum (Louisville, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Museums--Colorado--Louisville--Pictorial...
    • 1995
    • Manoa - 1950

    • View of a dilapidated, false front structure and a small shed stand in a clearing in Manoa, Colorado.; windows on the false front have been boarded over.
    • Manoa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; False fronts--Colorado--Manoa--1950-1960.
    • 1950
    • Aspen - 1935

    • View in Aspen, Colorado showsing a single, false fronted structure with a medium gable behind the false front; front constructed in the board and batten style with a double wide door constructed of diagonal boards that come together to form a "V";...
    • Aspen (Colo.)--1930-1940.; False fronts--Colorado--Aspen--1930-1940.
    • Crested Butte, Colorado, Jacob Kochevar residence

    • View includes the dilapidating clapboard residences of Jacob and Maija Kochevar, (Yugoslavian immigrants) Elk Avenue, Crested Butte, Gunnison County, Colorado. Their son Jacob, "Jakie" built the newer false front and decorated the second-story with...
    • Crested Butte (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Building deterioration--Colorado--Crested Butte--1960-1970.; Clapboard siding--Colorado--Crested Butte--1960-1970.; False fronts--Colorado--Crested Butte--1960-1970.
    • [between 1960 and 1965]
    • Bonanza, 1942

    • View of a false fronted building in Bonanza, Colorado; shows a single, square,structure with false front (cornice, entabulature), and two large windows (four panes each) on either side of a single, double leaf door with transom and lights; vertical...
    • Bonanza (Colo.)--1940-1950.; False fronts--Colorado--Bonanza--1940-1950.
    • 1942
    • Aspen - 1941

    • View in Aspen, Colorado showing a single, false fronted structure with a medium gable behind the false front; front constructed in the board and batten style with a double wide door constructed of diagonal boards that come together to form a "V";...
    • Aspen (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Buildings--Colorado--Aspen--1940-1950.; False fronts--Colorado--Aspen--1940-1950.
    • Nason's general store, Antlers, Colo.

    • View of Antlers, (Antlers Valley, Silt Valley, Cactus Valley) Garfield County, Colorado; includes a wood frame false front and small front gable structure along main street; two men and a women standing on the boardwalk; horse tied to a wooden gate...
    • Antlers (Colo.)--1900-1910.; False fronts--Colorado--Antlers--1900-1910.; General stores--Colorado--Antlers--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Breckenridge - 1941, Occidental Hotel

    • View of the three story Occidental Hotel in Breckenridge, Colorado; features a false front, rectangular bays for windows and doors, horizontal clapboard siding, peeling paint, and cornice on the false front; sign with the name of the hotel over the...
    • Occidental Hotel (Breckenridge, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Breckenridge (Colo.)--1940-1950.; False fronts--Colorado--Breckenridge--1940-1950.; Hotels--Colorado--Breckenridge--1940-1950.
    • False front,  Silver Plume

    • View looking up at the side of an unidentified false front on a building in Silver Plume (Clear Creek County), Colorado. The building is constructed of wood plank, with a gutter running down the side of the building, which sticks up past the roof...
    • Silver Plume (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Abandoned buildings.; Commercial facilities.; False fronts.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Silver Plume--Pictorial works.; Commercial buildings--Colorado--Silver Plume--Pictorial works.; Silver Plume...
    • 1975
    • Eureka, Colo. 1942

    • View of false fronted buildings in Eureka, Colorado; shows false fronts (some with cornices) vertical board, and horizontal clapboard siding; a late 1930s model automobile on dirt road in front of the buildings; steep cliffs behind the buildings;...
    • Eureka (Colo.)--1940-1950.; False fronts--Colorado--Eureka--1940-1950.; Streets--Colorado--Eureka--1940-1950.
    • 1942


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