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    • Betty Wonder Oral History

    • Betty Gallow Wonder was born July 17, 1939, in Denver, Colorado. A life-long resident of the Elyria neighborhood, she was the only child of working parents. She and many extended family members grew up and remained in the area. Betty spent most...
    • Wonder, Betty Lee, 1939-; Elyria-Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 2013 September 21
    • Kenneth Ray "Boogie" Mondragon Oral History

    • Kenneth Ray “Boogie” Mondragon was born in 1953 on the east side of Denver. As a youth his family moved into the Stapleton housing project in Denver’s Globeville neighborhood. Boogie remained in the neighborhood until 1992. During this...
    • Mondgradon, Kenneth Ray, 1953-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 2013 October 19
    • Ouray from Twin Peaks, 3000 feet below

    • View southeast from Twin Peaks high over the town of Ouray, Ouray County, Colorado; shows the Amphitheater, roads in the Uncompahgre River Valley, one to Camp Bird Mine, Red Mountain Highway (originally the Otto Mears Toll Road, Million Dollar...
    • Ouray (Colo.)--1930-1940.
    • [1935]
    • Judy Montero Oral History

    • Judy Hinojosa Montero was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, in 1952. After her parents divorce, her mother remarried and her step-father moved the family to Denver, Colorado in 1954. Judy attended Bryant-Webster Elementary School in Denver. The...
    • Montero, Judy Hinojosa, 1954-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Elyria-Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 2013 November 20
    • Roberta Waggoner Oral History

    • Roberta Lee Waggoner was born at home in 1933. A native of the Swansea neighborhood in Denver, she attended old Swansea Elementary School. Her father was an employee with a local packing company. Her mother suffered from health problems and...
    • Waggoner, Roberta Lee, 1933-; Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 2013 October 4
    • Dave Oletski Oral History

    • In 1954, David Oletski, was born at 4920 Logan Street in the Globeville neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. One of six children, he was raised in a large extended family of Polish Catholics. At the time of his grandmother’s death in 1978, he had...
    • Oletski, David, 1954-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Habitat for Humanity (Denver, Colo.); Globeville Civic Association (Denver, Colo.)
    • 2013 November 2
    • Highway #6 dedication

    • Singer Michael Bondon sings outdoors in front of several microphones, including those belonging to CBS's KLZ and KOA, at the Highway 6 (six) dedication in Central City, Colorado. The heads of several audience members are visible in the foreground....
    • Central City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Dedications--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.; Bondon, Michael.
    • 1952
    • Betty Cram Oral History

    • Betty Johnson Cram was born September 18, 1922 on a farm near Niwot, Colorado. After high school she moved to Denver and worked several jobs. In 1941, she found work at the Livestock Exchange Group. She remained there for several years, working...
    • Cram, Betty Johnson, 1922-; Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Stockyards.
    • 2013 September 14
    • Ouray

    • View north over Ouray, Ouray County, Colorado: shows the Beaumont Hotel, City Hall, Elk Club, and Western Hotel. Roads in the Uncompahgre River Valley include Highway 550, Red Mountain Highway (originally the Otto Mears Toll Road, Million Dollar...
    • Ouray (Colo.)--1960-1970.
    • 1966
    • Randolph, Daniel

    • A photo of highway robber Daniel Randolph. He has wears a cap, suit jacket, vest, a bowtie and a dress shirt.
    • Randolph, Daniel.; Criminals--1900-1910.
    • 1902, Jan. 13
    • Filling station for highway dept.

    • A view of the filing station of the Denver Highway Department located near 8th (eighth) and Walnut Street in Denver, Colorado. The building features metal siding and a gable roof. Signs on and near the building read: "Positively no smoking",...
    • Denver (Colo.). Highway Department.--Buildings--1930-1940.; Service stations--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Street cleaning division no. 2

    • Shows the street cleaning and sprinkling offices of the Denver Highway department located near 8th (eighth) and Walnut Street in Denver, Colorado. The two-story brick building features an Italianate style architecture with large brackets, flat roof...
    • Denver (Colo.). Highway Department.--Buildings--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Transportation facilities--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Street cleaning division no. 1

    • A view of the street cleaning division office building of the Highway Department of Denver located near Colfax and Larimer in Denver, Colorado. Shows a two-story Italianate style building with large arched windows. Words painted on the building...
    • Denver (Colo.). Highway Department.--Buildings--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Transportation facilities--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Fred McPeck Oral History

    • Fred McPeck was born in Bellefontaine, Ohio in 1927. In 1943, he started work building airplane engines for the war effort. Three years later, he joined United States Marine Corps, and was stationed at Camp Lajeune North Carolina, Bermuda, Cuba,...
    • McPeck, Fred, 1927-; Elyria-Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Skiing.
    • 2013 October 19
    • Columbia River Highway, embankment

    • An automobile and driver pause near the basalt pillar known as the Bishops Hat or Mushroom Rock on the Columbia River Highway in Shepperds Dell State Natural Area, Multnomah County, Oregon. Shows a masonry wall constructed by Italian masons who...
    • Columbia River Highway (Or.)--1910-1920.; Multnomah County (Or.)--1910-1920.; Shepperds Dell State Natural Area (Or.)--1910-1920.; Roads--Oregon--Multnomah County--1910-1920.; Rock formations--Oregon--Multnomah County--1910-1920.; State parks &...
    • [between 1915 and 1920?]
    • Ouray-Silverton Highway

    • Ouray-Silverton Highway, (later Highway 550, Million Dollar Highway), in southwest Colorado.
    • Roads--Colorado--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1937]
    • Hiway [sic] 119 near foot of Walling Hill 1945

    • The Peak-to-Peak Highway (Colorado State Highway 119) is lined with small piles of snow in the foreground north of Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. Trees stand along the downhill slope in the midground. A ridge of mountains is in the...
    • Mountain roads--Colorado--Gilpin County--1940-1950.; Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Mountains--Colorado--1940-1950.
    • [1945?]
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 4 Numbers 4 and 5, 1921 April-May

    • Newsletter produced monthly 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.
    • 19210400
    • Garage #1

    • Automobiles are parked in front of garage number one of the Denver Highway Department located near 8th (eighth) and Walnut Street in Denver, Colorado. Shows a large brick building with possibly a half story or attic. The half-story or attic has a...
    • Denver (Colo.). Highway Department.--Buildings--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Garages--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Sewer flushing department

    • Shows the Sewer Flushing Department of the Denver Highway Department located near 8th (eighth) and Walnut Street in Denver, Colorado. Signs on the two story brick buildings read: "Sewer Flushing" and "Highway Department". An address above the...
    • Denver (Colo.). Highway Department. Sewer Flushing Division.--Buildings--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Transportation facilities--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Trucks--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Clear Creek highway, portal & dump

    • View of a tunnel portal and dump associated with the construction of Highway 6 beside Clear Creek in Jefferson or Clear Creek County, Colorado. A dirt road snakes around the rocky landform. Equipment sits outside the tunnel entrance.
    • Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Road construction--Colorado--1940-1950.; Streams--Colorado--1940-1950.; Tunnels--Colorado--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Valley Highway construction

    • View of the preparation for Valley Highway (I-25) construction, in Denver, Colorado; shows graded earth, houses, and a car.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Interstate 25--1940-1950.; Express highways--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Road construction--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • 1949
    • Valley Highway construction

    • View of Valley Highway overpass construction, in Denver, Colorado; shows concrete forms, cars, and smokestacks.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Interstate 25--1940-1950.; Bridges--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Express highways--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Road construction--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • 1949
    • Highway #6 dedication

    • Men stand on a platform and women, wearing period costumes, stand in front of the platform at the Highway 6 dedication in Central City, Colorado. A man stands in front of microphones that read "KLZ" and "KOA."
    • Central City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Dedications--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.; Jenkins, John C.; Ricketson, Frank H.
    • 1952
    • Valley Highway construction

    • View of Valley Highway overpass construction, in Denver, Colorado; shows concrete forms, graded earth, and a crane.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Interstate 25--1940-1950.; Bridges--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Express highways--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Road construction--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • 1949
    • Valley Highway construction

    • View of Valley Highway overpass construction, in Denver, Colorado; shows concrete forms, graded earth, and a cars including a "Woody" station wagon.
    • Concrete construction--Formwork--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Interstate 25--1940-1950.; Express highways--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Road construction--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • 1949 September 9
    • Colfax - Larimer viaduct

    • A view of the viaduct at Colfax Avenue and Larimer Street in Denver, Colorado. The Italianate style Denver Highway Department Street Cleaning Division building is next to the viaduct. Another local business is in the background. Painted on the side...
    • Denver (Colo.). Highway Department.--Buildings--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Bridges--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Clear Creek Highway timber & painting face

    • Interior view of a highway tunnel under construction on Highway 6 in Jefferson County or Clear Creek County, Colorado; a surveyor's transit and tripod are below frame shoring.
    • Road construction--Colorado--1940-1950.; Tunnels--Colorado--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Clear Creek Highway portal

    • View of the entrance to a highway tunnel under construction on Highway 6 in Jefferson County or Clear Creek County, Colorado; a man stands under frame shoring.
    • Road construction--Colorado--1940-1950.; Tunnels--Colorado--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 4 Number 3, 1921 March

    • Newsletter produced monthly 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.
    • 19210301
    • Sapinero Arch at the top

    • View of snow on rocky slopes beside bridges and trestles over the Lake Fork of the Gunnison River near the confluence with the Gunnison River in Gunnison County, Colorado. Shows a Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad trestle, an old highway...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1920-1940.; Gunnison County (Colo.)--1920-1940.; Gunnison River (Colo.)--1920-1940.; Lake Fork (Hinsdale County and Gunnison County, Colo.)--1920-1940.; Bridges--Colorado--Gunnison County--1920-1940.;...
    • [between 1925 and 1940?]
    • Silverton, Colorado

    • View of Silverton, Colorado, looking northeast, from the slopes of Sultan Mountain along the road to Durango. On the rocky bluff in the foreground, a man is taking a photograph; a 50's sedan heads down the 'Million Dollar Highway' into town....
    • Silverton (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Photographers--Colorado--Silverton--1950-1960.
    • [between 1950 and 1955?]
    • Clear Creek - drilling in 1200 ft. pioneer bore - removing jock bits in foreground

    • Men work with pipes, pneumatic tubing, and helmets with lanterns in a highway tunnel on Highway 6 in Jefferson County or Clear Creek County, Colorado.
    • Construction workers--Colorado--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--1940-1950.; Road construction--Colorado--1940-1950.; Tunnels--Colorado--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Street cleaning division - truck shed

    • Trucks and street cleaners are parked in the long wood truck shed of the Denver Highway Department located near 8th (eighth) and Walnut Street in Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver (Colo.). Highway Department.--Buildings--1930-1940.; Street cleaners--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Sheds--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Transportation facilities--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Testing laboratory

    • Automobiles are parked in front of the single story brick testing laboratory of the Denver Highway Department located near 8th (eighth) and Walnut Street in Denver, Colorado. Address above two doors of the building read: "811" and "805". Garage...
    • Denver (Colo.). Highway Department.--Buildings--1930-1940.; Testing laboratories--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • 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
    • Gillaspie House

    • View of the Gillaspie House at the corner of Highway 119 and Highway 72 in Nederland (Boulder County), Colorado. The wood frame building has a cross gable roof, dark wood siding, and white trim and shutters. The paint on the shutters on the windows...
    • Gillaspie House (Nederland, Colo.)--1990-2000; Nederland (Colo.)--1990-2000.; Galleries & museums.; Gillaspie House (Nederland, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Historical museums--Colorado--Nederland--Pictorial works.; Nederland (Colo.)--Pictorial works.
    • 1999
    • Clear Creek - close up from ground shovel bucket dumping in 800ft bore

    • A man works in a a highway tunnel on Highway 6 in Jefferson County or Clear Creek County, Colorado. Shows a steam shovel and a dump truck. Letters read: "Ed. H. Honnen Construction Co."
    • Construction workers--Colorado--1940-1950.; Dump trucks--Colorado--1940-1950.; Excavation--Colorado--1940-1950.; Road construction--Colorado--1940-1950.; Steam shovels--Colorado--1940-1950.; Tunnels--Colorado--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Pike's Peak Highway, Granite Canon

    • Pikes Peak Highway in Granite Canyon (later Highway 24, Eleven Mile Canyon), west of Colorado Springs, Colorado; shows automobile parked roadside.
    • Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1920-1930.
    • [between 1923 and 1925]
    • Repair shop city shops

    • Shows the wood repair shop building of the Denver Highway Department, located near 8th (eighth) and Walnut in Denver, Colorado.The building has a slope roof and board siding. A sign near the door reads: "This Shop for Yard Men Only Waiting Room is...
    • Denver (Colo.). Highway Department.--Buildings--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Transportation facilities--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Wooden buildings--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • D&RGW Narrow Gauge Lines Lake Fork Junction, Colorado

    • View of the Lake Fork of the Gunnison River, Gunnison County, Colorado; shows a man fishing, Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad (narrow gauge) and U.S. Highway 50 trestle bridges.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1920-1940.; Gunnison County (Colo.)--1920-1940.; Gunnison River (Colo.)--1920-1940.; Lake Fork (Hinsdale County and Gunnison County, Colo.)--1920-1940.; Bridges--Colorado--Gunnison County--1920-1940.;...
    • [between 1922 and 1935?]
    • Clear Creek / loading Pioneer Bore

    • Men work in a a highway tunnel on Highway 6 in Jefferson County or Clear Creek County, Colorado; sticks of dynamite are in holes, and water covers the floor.
    • Construction workers--Colorado--1940-1950.; Explosives--Colorado--1940-1950.; Road construction--Colorado--1940-1950.; Tunnels--Colorado--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Ouray toll gate

    • View of Ouray-Silverton (Otto Mears) Toll Road (later Highway 550, Million Dollar Highway), the Ouray toll house with log bridge over waterfall, and a horse-drawn wagon in Ouray County, Colorado.
    • Ouray County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Bridges--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1900.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1900.; Gates--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1900.; Log buildings--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1900.; Toll...
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Pike's Peak Highway, Granite Canyon

    • Pikes Peak Highway in Granite Canyon (later Highway 24, Eleven Mile Canyon), west of Colorado Springs, Colorado.
    • Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1920-1930.
    • [between 1923 and 1925]
    • Office & workshop - city shops

    • Shows the single story brick office and workshop of the Denver Highway Department located near 8th (eighth) and Walnut in Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver (Colo.). Highway Department.--Buildings--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Offices--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Transportation facilities--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Clear Creek / taking powder into tunnels - Pioneer

    • A man carries a dynamite crate into a a highway tunnel on Highway 6 in Jefferson County or Clear Creek County, Colorado; drainage pipes and rail tracks line the bore.
    • Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Construction workers--Colorado--1940-1950.; Explosives--Colorado--1940-1950.; Road construction--Colorado--1940-1950.; Tunnels--Colorado--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Million Dollar Highway, north

    • View of the Million Dollar Highway (State Highway 550) Ouray or San Juan County, Colorado; shows road grade in valley walls.
    • Million Dollar Highway (Colo.)--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]

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