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    • Caribou, Colorado 1870-1899

    • Several wood frame buildings stand along a dirt road in Caribou in Boulder County, Colorado. Many of the buildings have false fronts. The roof of the building in the foreground is being replaced. A wood ladder is propped against the side of the...
    • Caribou (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Construction--Colorado--Caribou--1870-1880.
    • [between 1870 and 1877?]
    • Kit Carson, Colo.

    • View of Main Street in Kit Carson (Cheyenne County), Colorado. Shows brick buildings with false fronts. Signs read: "K-C Bar" and ""Wood Mercantile." Cars are parked in front of the bar. Wood Mercantile is abandoned.
    • Kit Carson (Colo.)--1980-1990.; Commercial streets.; Abandoned buildings.; Bars (Drinking establishments); Commercial buildings--Colorado--Kit Carson--Pictorial works.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Kit Carson--Pictorial works.; Bars (Drinking...
    • 1981
    • Steamboat Springs, Colorado

    • Men and horses stand on the snow-covered street outside frame and log buildings in Steamboat Springs (Routt County), Colorado. A horse is harnessed to a sleigh beside buildings with signs that read: "The Saddle Rock Restaurant," "Milner & Metcalf...
    • Steamboat Springs (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Steamboat Springs--1880-1900.; Sleds & sleighs--Colorado--Steamboat Springs--1880-1900.
    • [between 1885 and 1895?]
    • Bachelor

    • Men, women, and boys pose in the street near frame commercial buildings in Bachelor (Mineral County), Colorado. A building has a partly constructed roof; some buildings have false fronts. An African American (Black) woman wears a long skirt and...
    • Afro-Americans--Women--Colorado--Bachelor--1890-1910.; Bachelor (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Bachelor--1890-1910.
    • [between 1892 and 1908?]
    • Lawrence, Colo.

    • A group of people mounted on horses and burros pose outside three Lawrence businesses, Teller County, Colorado. The front gable buildings are constructed of log or board and batten with false fronts. Signs read: "Bert Cave, General Merchandise...
    • Lawrence (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Horseback riding--Colorado--Lawrence--1890-1900.
    • [between 1892 and 1900]
    • Arrival 1st steam boiler Denver, Colo.

    • Teams of oxen pull wagons, one loaded with a horizontal tubular boiler, on Larimer Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. The wagons are near one and two story wood frame buildings with false fronts. A sign on nearby a building reads: "Post Office."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Boilers--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Ox teams--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Post offices--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • [between 1862 and 1864]
    • Lower Creede

    • Pedestrian and horse-drawn carts proceed down a bustling street in the town of Creede (Lower Creede), Colorado, in Mineral County. Several buildings are under construction. Architectural elements of the existing buildings includes clapboard siding,...
    • Creede (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Business districts--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.; Canyons--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.
    • [between 1892 and 1900.]
    • Larimer St. between 15th and 16th Sts.

    • Teams of oxen pull wagons, one loaded with a horizontal tubular boiler, on Larimer Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. The wagons are near one and two story wood frame buildings with false fronts. Signs on nearby buildings read: "Post Office" and...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Boilers--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Ox teams--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Post offices--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • [between 1862 and 1864]
    • Telluride, burros

    • A man poses with a packtrain of burros near a two story brick commercial building on the main street of Telluride (San Miguel County), Colorado. The burros are loaded with wooden boxes and burlap sacks. Shows men, plank and frame buildings, and...
    • Telluride (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Telluride--1890-1900.; Donkeys--Colorado--Telluride--1890-1900.; Packtrains--Colorado--Telluride--1890-1900.
    • [ca. 1890]
    • Golden, Colo., Washington Ave. looking north

    • Children stand and pose on Washington Avenue in downtown Golden (Jefferson County), Colorado. Shows wagons parked beside wooden sidewalks and brick or frame commercial buildings with false fronts. The second story of the Avenue Hotel has an ornate...
    • Golden (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Business districts--Colorado--Golden--1880-1890.; Children--Colorado--Golden--1880-1890.
    • 1880?
    • Larimer Street Denver, Colorado

    • Teams of oxen pull wagons, one loaded with a horizontal tubular boiler, on Larimer Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. The wagons are near one and two story wood frame buildings with false fronts. Signs on nearby buildings read: "Post Office,"...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Boilers--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Ox teams--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Post offices--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • [between 1862 and 1864]
    • Street in Lower Creede

    • Pedestrians and horse-drawn carts proceed down a busy street in the town of Creede (Lower Creede, Mineral County), Colorado. Several buildings are under construction. Architectural elements of the existing buildings include clapboard siding,...
    • Creede (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Building construction--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.; Canyons--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.; City & town life--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.
    • [between 1892 and 1900?]
    • Kokomo

    • Men wear suits and hats and pose on wooden sidewalks in front of commercial buildings in Kokomo (Summit County), Colorado. Frame buildings have gabled roofs and false fronts. Signs on businesses read: "Will C. Stainsby, Drugs & Medicines,...
    • Kokomo (Colo.)--1870-1880.; City & town life--Colorado--Kokomo--1870-1880.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Kokomo--1870-1880.
    • 1879
    • Main Street, Colo. La Salle

    • View down unpaved Main Street in La Salle, Colorado in Weld County. Patches of snow are on unpaved street. Buildings along street include one and two-story commercial storefronts with false fronts. Horse- drawn wagons are in front of buildings.
    • La Salle (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Business districts--Colorado--La Salle--1880-1890.; Streets--Colorado--La Salle--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Fremont & Mt. Pisgah, Cripple Creek

    • View of Fremont (Cripple Creek, Teller County), Colorado. Shows wood frame residences and commercial buildings with false fronts. A tent is beside Cripple Creek. Mount Pisgah is in the distance.
    • Cripple Creek (Colo. : Stream)--1880-1900.; Fremont (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Pisgah, Mount (Teller County, Colo.)--1880-1900.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Fremont--1880-1900.; Streams--Colorado--Fremont--1880-1900.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Leadville

    • Early view of Leadville, Colorado includes a timber fence and evergreens along a slope in foreground. The town is made up of log and wood frame residences, barns, sheds, and false fronts. Laundry hangs on lines at some residences. Mines and mine...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.
    • [between 1877 and 1879]
    • Chatanooga [sic], Colo., near Silverton, 1889

    • View along Main Street of the mining town of Chattanooga, San Juan County, Colorado, includes log and wood frame buildings, and false fronts. Men stand around horse or burro-drawn wagons on the Million Dollar Highway (Highway 550) with an extended...
    • Chattanooga (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Bridges--Colorado--Chattanooga--1880-1890.; Streets--Colorado--Chattanooga--1880-1890.
    • 1889
    • Looking north on Oak St. Eaton, Colo.

    • A view of Eaton, Weld County, Colorado, looking north on Oak Street includes one- and two-story brick or wood commercial buildings with false fronts. A group of men stand by the bank on the corner; signs on the buildings read: "Bank," "[?] & Rea,"...
    • Eaton (Colo.)--1900-1930.; Streets--Colorado--Eaton--1900-1930.
    • [between 1902 and 1930?]
    • Main Street, Silver Cliff

    • View northwest of Main Street, Silver Cliff, Custer County, Colorado; shows frame buildings and false fronts. One has an arched gable apex.
    • Silver Cliff (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Business districts--Colorado--Silver Cliff--1930-1940.; Streets--Colorado--Silver Cliff--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • Chestnut St.

    • View west on Chestnut Street, once considered the main street, in Leadville, Colorado shows a street that has one two-story brick building, and several wood frame false fronts. The street is busy with horse-drawn wagons, covered wagons and...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Streets--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.
    • [1879]
    • Nevadaville, Colo. in Gilpin County

    • Main Street, in Nevadaville, Gilpin County, Colorado, is a dirt path flanked by log and frame buildings; some businesses have false fronts. Men walk among piled timber and lumber. Roads cut across one side of the valley; Maryland Mountain and...
    • Nevadaville (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1860?
    • Cripple Creek, Main Street

    • View of Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado. Shows a flagpole in the middle of a dirt street, Central Meat Market, and wood frame commercial buildings with false fronts. A horse and wagon are near the flagpole. Signs on buildings read: "A.A....
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Kit Carson, Colorado

    • Commercial buildings in Kit Carson, Colorado, have flat or gable roofs and false fronts. Signs read: "Genuine Bull Durham Smoking Tobacco. The Old Reliable," and "Rhoades Waggoner General Merchandise;" with a depiction of a bull. Buckboards are in...
    • Kit Carson (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Business districts--Colorado--Kit Carson--1880-1890.
    • 1880?
    • Leadville,

    • In this early view of Leadville, Colorado, a timber fence with open gate is along a slope in the foreground. The town is made up of log and wood frame residences, barns, sheds, and false fronts. Mines and mine tailings are on slopes in the...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.
    • [between 1877 and 1879]
    • View down the street from our house, Bull Hill, Altman, Colorado

    • View down a main street in Altman, Colorado, located three miles north of Victor, on a saddle between Bull Hill and Bull Cliff, Teller County, shows the wide muddy street with a horse-drawn "Gillett Dairy" wagon, and townspeople in front of wood...
    • Altman (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Altman--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Altman--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1896]
    • 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]
    • Leadville, Carbonate Hill

    • This snowy view over rooftops of wood frame and log structures to Carbonate Hill mines, Leadville, Colorado includes one and two-story residences, sheds, outhouses, and two-story false fronts. Signs for a market and a hotel are displayed.
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.
    • [between 1881 and 1885]
    • Brandon

    • A dirt road leads into the town of Brandon, Colorado (Kiowa County). Weeds grow on both sides of the dirt road. Buildings along the Main Street include one and two story commercial storefronts with flat roofs, gables, and false fronts. Horses and...
    • Brandon (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Buildings--Colorado--Brandon--1910-1920.
    • [between 1911 and 1912]
    • Looking west on Chestnut St., Leadville, 1879

    • Looking west on Chestnut Street with distant snowcovered Mount Massive in Leadville, Colorado, is a dirt street lined predominantly with wood frame false fronts. Horse-drawn flatbed and covered wagons and pedestrians make the street a busy one. A...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Building construction--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; Streets--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.
    • [1879]
    • 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
    • Upper Creede, Colorado

    • People stand on the wood-plank sidewalk and in the unpaved, littered street in the town of Creede, Colorado, (Upper Creede) in Mineral County. The one and two story buildings have clapboard siding, gables, cornices, and false fronts. A street light...
    • Creede (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Boardwalks--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.
    • [1892?]
    • Herman Hauser's jewelry store, Chestnut St., about 1880-1882

    • View of businesses on Chestnut Avenue in Leadville, Colorado; shows storefront windows and signs: "Watchmaker & Jeweler," "Leadville Loan Office," "Stratton & Mead, Mining Engineers and Surveyors," "S.M. Newcomb, Assayer" and "Jolin Headquarters,...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Business districts--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.; Jewelry stores--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.; Hauser, Herman.; Hauser, Irving.
    • [between 1880 and 1882]
    • Del Norte, Colo. observatory on mountain

    • A group of men stand outside of a commercial building in the town of Del Norte, Colorado in Rio Grande County. Features of the buildings include one and two-story wood-frame buildings, with storefront windows and false fronts. A road traverses the...
    • Del Norte (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • [1876?]
    • Gillett, Cripple Creek District

    • People pose on a commercial street in Gillett (Teller County), Colorado; shows men on wooden sidewalks in front of frame buildings with false fronts. Signs on businesses read: "Furnished Rooms," "Meat Market," "Lodging" and "[?] Meals at all...
    • Gillett (Colo.)--1890-1900.; City & town life--Colorado--Gillett--1890-1900.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Gillett--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Johnstown, Colorado

    • View looking down an unpaved street in Jamestown, Colorado, in Weld County shows buildings along the street include one and two-story, clapboard and wood-frame, commercial storefronts. Two buildings have false fronts. Two cars are next to one...
    • Johnstown (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Business districts--Colorado--Johnstown--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930]
    • Indians & travois, Miles City

    • Native American Sioux pause outside of Miles City, Montana with horses and travois (tepee poles with bundles of their belongings.) Shows the main street businesses with false fronts.
    • Dakota Indians--Montana--Miles City--1870-1890.; Indians of North America--Montana--Miles City--1870-1890.; Miles City (Mont.)--1870-1890.; Horseback riding--Montana--Miles City--1870-1890.; Travois--Montana--Miles City--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890?]
    • Central City, Colorado

    • View of brick, stone and frame commercial buildings and houses in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. Shows fences, houses, road grades and mine operations on treeless hillsides. Buildings include a church with a bell tower and cross and the...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Georgetown from Democrat Mt.

    • View of frame commercial buildings and houses in Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Some clapboard buildings have dormer windows or false fronts. People stand and pose outside the Thomas Ellis house and are identified left to right as: Mr....
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Georgetown--1870-1880.; Houses--Colorado--Georgetown--1870-1880.; Wooden buildings--Colorado--Georgetown--1870-1880.
    • [1876?]
    • Fremont & Mt. Pisgah, Cripple Creek

    • View of Fremont (Cripple Creek, Teller County), Colorado. Shows wood frame residences and commercial buildings with false fronts. A tent is beside Cripple Creek. Mount Pisgah is in the distance.
    • Cripple Creek (Colo. : Stream)--1880-1900.; Fremont (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Pisgah, Mount (Teller County, Colo.)--1880-1900.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Fremont--1880-1900.; Streams--Colorado--Fremont--1880-1900.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Denver

    • View along Larimer Street, Denver, Colorado, shows the busy business district with brick two story buildings and a few wood false fronts. Teams of oxen with yokes pull supply and delivery wagons. Signs on the Fillmore Block include: "Heywood...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1880.; Business districts--Colorado--Denver--1860-1880.; Carts and wagons--Colorado--Denver--1860-1880.; Ox teams--Colorado--Denver--1860-1880.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1880.
    • [between 1864 and 1878]
    • Nederland Town Hall

    • View of the facade of the Nederland Town Hall at 45 West 1st (First) Street in Nederland (Boulder County), Colorado. The two story building has a pedimented false front with wooden siding and a diamond window in the center of the second story....
    • Nederland Town Hall (Nederland, Colo.)--1980-1990; Nederland (Colo.)--1980-1990.; City & town halls.; False fronts.; Nederland Town Hall (Nederland, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; City halls--Colorado--Nederland--Pictorial works.; Nederland...
    • 1988
    • Denver

    • Rooftop view of commercial district, Denver, Colorado, shows brick two, three, and four story buildings and a few wood false fronts. A delivery wagon and carriage park along boardwalk. Signs include: "Confectionery," Denver Athenaeum," "C. T....
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1880.; Business districts--Colorado--Denver--1860-1880.
    • [between 1864 and 1877]
    • Red Cliff, Summit Co. Col.

    • A group of men, probably miners, stand on a timber sidewalk and pose beside a false front commercial building in Red Cliff, Eagle County (formerly Summit County), Colorado. Signs on the building read: "M. Edwards, Drugs and General Merchandise,...
    • Red Cliff (Colo.)--1880-1890.; False fronts.; General stores.; Miners.; Signs (Notices); Stagecoaches.; Wooden sidewalks.
    •  
    • Mound City C. C. Dist

    • Mound City, Teller County, Colorado, consists of log and frame dwellings, including businesses with false fronts. Laundry dries in yards; horses, buggies and a passenger are in the foreground. Also known as Squawville, this Cripple Creek district...
    • Mound City (Colo.)--1890-1900.
    • [between 1891 and 1900?]
    • Georgetown & vicinity

    • View northeast from Leavenworth Mountain over Georgetown, Colorado, shows scattered wood frame residences, sheds, outhouses, a few lob cabins and false fronts. The Hall Smelter with smoking stack is on Chimney Rock; the Hamill House with a picket...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • [between 1867 and 1869]
    • Georgetown & vicinity

    • View southeast from over Georgetown, Colorado, shows wood frame residences, sheds, outhouses, a few log cabins and false fronts. A smelter with smoking stack shows on Chimney Rock; Hamill House is east of Chimney Rock. Some frame construction is in...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • [between 1867 and 1869]
    • Town Hall, Hooper

    • View of the Howard Store (Hooper Town Hall) at 8681 Main Street, Hooper (Alamosa County), Colorado. The one story commercial style building has a recessed transomed entrance flanked by large display windows and paneled wood kick plates. The...
    • Howard Store (Hooper, Colo.)--1970-1980.; Hooper (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Commercial facilities.; Abandoned buildings.; Historic buildings.; False fronts.; Howard Store (Hooper, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Commercial...
    • 1979
    • 945 Main Street, Silver Plume

    • View of the facade and side elevations of 945 Main Street in Silver Plume (Clear Creek County), Colorado. The two-story structure has wooden siding and a false front with a pediment and decorative brackets. An enclosed staircase leads down to an...
    • Silver Plume (Colo.)--2010-2020.; Commercial facilities.; False fronts.; Commercial buildings--Colorado--Silver Plume--Pictorial works.; Silver Plume (Colo.)--Pictorial works.
    • 2010
    • 945 Main Street,  Silver Plume

    • View of 945 Main Street in Silver Plume (Clear Creek County), Colorado. The abandoned two story false front building is in disrepair and has peeling paint. A railing on the second story balcony is missing several rungs. The balcony is supported by...
    • 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

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