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    • Mexican settlement, near Walsenburg

    • View of adobe houses in a Mexican settlement near Walsenburg (Huerfano County), Colorado. Shows a man by a horse, beehive ovens (hornos), a wooden fence, a wagon with a barrel on it and a cedar tree.
    • Huerfano County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Adobe buildings--Colorado--Huerfano County--1880-1890.; Houses--Colorado--Huerfano County--1880-1890.; Settlements--Colorado--Huerfano County--1880-1890.
    • 1888
    • Leadville - Harrison Avenue

    • View of Harrison Avenue, in Leadville (Lake County), Colorado as pedestrians walk down street. Shows businesses (some with awnings) and horse-drawn carriages. Signs on buildings read: "Virginia Harned Cigars," "Campbell Music Co., Steinway pianos,"...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.
    • 1893
    • Norwood Streets

    • A woman stands near a stagecoach with men and women passengers on dirt Main Street in Norwood (San Miguel County), Colorado. Shows wood frame and brick buildings, utility poles; also, children as they play on street. Signs on buildings read:...
    • Norwood (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Dirt roads--Colorado--Norwood--1890-1900.; Stagecoaches--Colorado--Norwood--1890-1900.
    • 1898
    • A man looking at a little settlement in the mountains

    • A man walks on a rocky slope overlooking an unidentified community probably in Colorado. Shows wood frame buildings, log structures, and an industrial building probably associated with mining. Mountains are in the distance.
    • Cities & towns--Colorado--1900-1910.
    • 1902
    • Princeton Hotel and dam, City Park, Buena Vista

    • Men wear suits and felt hats or derby hats and sit on a stone wall near a waterfall at City Park in Buena Vista (Chaffee County), Colorado. Shows the multi-story frame Princeton Hotel with a turret and conical dome beside the park. Trees, fences,...
    • Hotel Princeton (Buena Vista, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Buena Vista (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Hotels--Colorado--Buena Vista--1900-1910.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Buena Vista--1900-1910.; Parks--Colorado--Buena Vista--1900-1910.; Waterfalls--Colorado--Buena...
    • 1903 June 10
    • Club house, Russell Spgs Lakes

    • View of three men and three hunting dogs by a wooden cabin near Russell Springs Lakes in Saguache County, Colorado. Shows a hay stack and a horse drawn wagon (with a farm implement on it) in the distance.
    • Saguache County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Cabins--Colorado--Saguache County--1900-1910.
    • 1909 February 5
    • Estralla [sic], Colo.

    • A carriage and wagon are pulled up near a clapboard building in Estrella (Alamosa County), Colorado. A star and an American flag hang near the front door of the structure. An adobe barn and a privy are nearby.
    • Estrella (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Adobe buildings--Colorado--Estrella--1900-1910.; Buildings--Colorado--Estrella--1900-1910.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Estrella--1900-1910.
    • 1909 March 29
    • A Street in Palisade looking east on Third St. approaching Main

    • Pedestrians walk on sidewalks and cross dirt Third (3rd) Street in Palisade (Mesa County), Colorado. Shows commercial buildings, a building with a weather vane, parked horse-drawn wagons and cars. Signs on buildings read: "The Independent Lumber...
    • Palisade (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Palisade--1910-1920.; Dirt roads--Colorado--Palisade--1910-1920.
    • 1910
    • Sportsman's Home, Cebolla, Colo.

    • View of the resort hotel owned by J. J. Carpenter in Cebolla (Gunnison County), Colorado. The hotel is a two story brick structure and a long one story log building. Passengers sit in an open car on a Denver & Rio Grande Railroad train. A bridge...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1910-1920.; Cebolla (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Gunnison River (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Hotels--Colorado--Cebolla--1910-1920.; Log buildings--Colorado--Cebolla--1910-1920.; Railroads--Colorado--Cebolla--1910-1920.;...
    • 1910
    • Delta, Colorado

    • View of Main Street in Delta (Delta County), Colorado; shows businesses, storefronts, and the First National Bank tower. People pose with horse drawn buggies and wagons; signs read: "Roy R. Bowen, Blacksmithing, Satisfaction Guaranteed," "Shearman...
    • Delta (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Business districts--Colorado--Delta--1910-1920.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Delta--1910-1920.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Delta--1910-1920.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Delta--1910-1920.
    • 1910
    • Delta, Colorado

    • View of Delta (Delta County), Colorado; shows residences, a fountain, sidewalks, lawns, and a horse and buggy.
    • Delta (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Houses--Colorado--Delta--1910-1920.; Residential streets--Colorado--Delta--1910-1920.
    • 1910
    • San Acacio, Co.

    • Men and women stand near a rusticated stone, two-story commercial building in San Acacio (Costilla County), Colorado. The men wear suits, and the women wear long skirts with fitted jackets. Dogs and a horse-drawn wagon are near a crowd of people.
    • San Acacio (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--San Acacio--1910-1920.
    • 1910 April 14
    • San Acacio, Co.

    • Men and boys wear suits and hats and stand near a rusticated stone, two-story commercial building in San Acacio (Costilla County), Colorado. Cars are parked near groups of people.
    • San Acacio (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--San Acacio--1910-1920.
    • 1910 April 14
    • San Acacio, Co.

    • Men wear suits and felt or derby hats and stand near a woman who wears a dress and holds a baby in front of a Mission-style one-story building in San Acacio (Costilla County), Colorado. The stucco building has a shingled, hipped roof, curvilinear...
    • San Acacio (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Automobiles--Colorado--San Acacio--1910-1920.; Buildings--Colorado--San Acacio--1910-1920.
    • 1910 April 14
    • Our first snow

    • View of houses and mine buildings at possibly South Canyon Mine on South Canyon Creek in Garfield County, Colorado. Shows smokestacks of possibly a powerhouse and screening equipment for the coal mine. Railroad tracks and freight cars are beside...
    • Coal mining--Colorado--1910-1920.; Mine buildings--Colorado--1910-1920.; Mining--Colorado--1910-1920.; Railroad freight cars--Colorado--1910-1920.; Streams--Colorado--1910-1920.
    • 1911
    • Monte Vista sugar factory

    • View of a sugar processing facility in Monte Vista (Rio Grande County) Colorado; shows steel frame sheds, train tracks, metal tanks, lumber, and a crane.
    • Monte Vista (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Monte Vista--1910-1920.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--Monte Vista--1910-1920.; Sugar industry--Colorado--Monte Vista--1910-1920.
    • 1911 July
    • Manitou Springs - Railway Stations

    • View along the carriage entrance of the stone Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Depot, Manitou Springs (El Paso County), Colorado. Railroad rails line the drive and "D. & R. G." is embossed on the metal catch boxes of the downspouts. Teams of horse...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--Buildings--1910-1920.; El Paso County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Porte cocheres--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1910-1920.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1910-1920.
    • 1912
    • Platoro mining district, 4th July celebration

    • Panoramic view of a Fourth of July parade in the town of Platoro, Conejos County, Colorado. Participants ride on horses, and in cars on a dirt road past log buildings. One man sits on a horse and carries an American flag. A sign attached to the...
    • Platoro (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Automobiles--Colorado--Platoro--1900-1920.; Fourth of July celebrations--Colorado--Platoro--1900-1920.; Horseback riding--Colorado--Platoro--1900-1920.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Platoro--1900-1920.
    • 1913
    • Going to Station, Eagle, Colo

    • View of Eagle (Eagle County), Colorado; shows well dressed people as they walk and stand on the dirt street and wooden sidewalk. Houses and low hills are in the background; sign reads: "Mining Supplies Lumber Hardware and Paints at Dickinson and...
    • Eagle (Colo.)--1910-1920.; People--Colorado--Eagle--1910-1920.; Streets--Colorado--Eagle--1910-1920.
    • 1913
    • Wash day in a United States Geological Survey camp

    • View of a large kettle beside canvas tents at a United States Geological Survey camp in either Mesa County or Garfield County, Colorado. Oil shale burns under a laundry kettle.
    • Geological Survey (U.S.)--People--1910-1920.; Oil-shales--Colorado--1910-1920.; Campfires--Colorado--1910-1920.; Camping--Colorado--1910-1920.; Expeditions & surveys--Colorado--1910-1920.; Tents--Colorado--1910-1920.
    • 1914?
    • Creede, Colo.

    • Aerial view of Creede (Mineral County), Colorado. Shows commercial structures, houses, and a water tank. Denver and Rio Grand Railroad tracks extend through the canyon. Rock formations are near the town.
    • Creede (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Canyons--Colorado--Creede--1910-1920.; Rock formations--Colorado--Creede--1910-1920.
    • 1916
    • View on Main St, Pueblo

    • View of a crowded Main Street filled with pedestrians in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Shows commercial buildings (including the Grand Opera House), horse-drawn carriages, cars, a trolley car and rows of electric street lamps. A sign on the...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1910-1920.; City & town life--Colorado--Pueblo--1910-1920.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Pueblo--1910-1920.
    • 1918
    • Pikes Peak Avenue, Colorado Springs

    • View of Pikes Peak Avenue in Colorado Springs (El Paso County), Colorado; automobiles are parked by stone and brick office buildings with signs: "The Chamber of Commerce," "Adams Express Company," "Colorado & Southern Ry." "Freeman," "E. B....
    • Antlers Hotel (Colorado Springs, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Business districts--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1910-1920.; Hotels--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1910-1920.; Streets--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1910-1920.
    • 1918, May
    • Mancos streets

    • A man drives a car while a woman pedestrian walks down a street in Mancos (Montezuma County), Colorado. Shows commercial buildings, utility poles, a flag on a flagpole and parked cars. Signs on buildings read: "First National Bank," "Mancos Garage...
    • Mancos (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Clothing stores--Colorado--Mancos--1920-1930.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Mancos--1920-1930.
    • 1920
    • Collbran, Colo.

    • Aerial view of the town of Collbran in the Plateau Valley (Mesa County), Colorado. Shows wood frame commercial buildings, houses, a church, and barns. Mesas are in the distance.
    • Collbran (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Collbran--1920-1930.
    • 1920
    • Shale photographs - taken at Debeque [sic]

    • View of a street in De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado; shows storefronts, automobiles, and a stucco building with a mission style pediment and tile roof. Signs read: "The Independent Lumber Co.," "Vacuum Cup;" a United States flag is on a building,...
    • De Beque (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1920-1930.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Delta--1920-1930.
    • 1920 October
    • De Beque, Colorado

    • View of a frame mine building used in oil shale processing in or near De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado. Shows a tailings pile, an oil-stained ravine, a smokestack, and flumes or chutes on a steep slope.
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; De Beque (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Mine buildings--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Mining--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.
    • 1920 October
    • Holly Sugar Co - dumping beets at factory Delta, Colo

    • Men watch beets pour from a D.& R.G. railroad freight car at the Holly Sugar processing facility in Delta (Delta County) Colorado.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1910-1920.; Holly Sugar Corporation--Facilities--1910-1920.; Delta (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--Delta--1920-1930.; Railroad freight cars--Colorado--Delta--1920-1930.; Sugar...
    • 1920 October 27
    • Holly Sugar Co. factory, Delta, Colorado

    • View of the Holly Sugar processing facility in Delta (Delta County) Colorado; shows a brick building, smokestack, elevators, bins, men in a horse drawn wagon, and a guard shack.
    • Holly Sugar Corporation--Buildings--1920-1930.; Delta (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--Delta--1920-1930.; Sugar industry--Colorado--Delta--1920-1930.
    • 1920 October 27
    • Main St. Durango, Colo

    • View of a parade on Main Street in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado; men march in formation, one carries a United States flag, they are followed by nurses with a Red Cross banner, a band and men an women. Shows spectators, gas pumps, stone...
    • Durango (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Durango--1920-1930.; Nurses--Colorado--Durango--1920-1930.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Durango--1920-1930.
    • 1920 or 1921, January
    • Country Club, Trinidad, Colo.

    • The adobe or stucco Mission-style Trinidad County Club in southwest Trinidad (Las Animas County), Colorado has vigas, a central chimney, a faux bell tower over the doorway, and gutters above a covered porch. A sprinkler waters a lawn surrounded by...
    • Trinidad Country Club (Trinidad, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Fisher's Peak (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Trinidad (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Country clubs--Colorado--Trinidad--1920-1930.
    • 1921
    • Standard Chemical, Montrose

    • View of the Joe Junior Mill and ore processing buildings (Standard Chemical Company) in Montrose, Montrose County, Colorado; mill buildings and canvas tents are by a pipe flume.
    • Montrose (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Mills--Colorado--Montrose--1920-1930.; Mining--Colorado--Montrose--1920-1930.
    • 1921, January
    • Where the spent shale is discharged

    • A man stands near the oil shale processing facility at the Index Shale Oil Company in De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado, Shows a Brown retort, a conveyor belt elevator for tailings, exhaust stacks, and sheds. The Roan Cliffs are in the distance.
    • Index Oil Shale Company--1920-1930.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; De Beque (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Conveying systems--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Petroleum...
    • 1922
    • Looking south on Main Street, Pueblo, Colo.

    • View of Main Street in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Shows commercial buildings, a trolley car, parked cars, rows of electric street lights, pedestrians (including a newspaper boy with his sack). Signs on buildings (including lighted ones)...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Business districts--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.
    • 1922
    • Pueblo, Colo

    • View of Main Street looking north in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Shows commercial buildings, pedestrians, and cars. Signs on buildings (including lighted ones) read: "Rialto," "Betty Compson & Tom Moore," "Assembly of God, Church of Christ,"...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.
    • 1922
    • Street scene in Pueblo Colo

    • View of a tree-lined residential street in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Shows wood frame houses, pedestrians, cars and electric street lights in the distance.
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Residential streets--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.
    • 1922
    • Oil shale refinery

    • Men examine a retort at an oil shale processing facility at the Index Shale Oil Company in De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado; also shows machinery, pipes, and sheds.
    • Index Oil Shale Company--1920-1930.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; De Beque (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.
    • 1922 March 24
    • Airplane view of De Beque and vicinity

    • Aerial view of the town of De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado. A bridge extends over the Colorado River that is dotted by several wooded islands. Tracks of the Denver and Rio Grand Western Railroad Company parallel the river. Cliffs of the Roan...
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1920-1930.; De Beque (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Roan Plateau (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Cities & towns--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Rivers--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.
    • 1924 January 21
    • Holly Sugar Corp plant, Delta, Colo

    • View of a Holly Sugar Corporation beet processing factory in Delta (Delta County) Colorado; shows cars, cement buildings, a smokestack, and a mesa.
    • Holly Sugar Corporation--Buildings--1920-1930.; Delta (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--Delta--1920-1930.; Sugar industry--Colorado--Delta--1920-1930.
    • 1924, January 21
    • Hotchkiss Streets

    • Main Street in Hotchkiss (Delta County), Colorado, is flanked by businesses, cars, and pedestrians. Signs read: "Post Office, Hotchkiss, Colo," "First National Bank," and "Hotchkiss Hotel." Mt. Lamborn is in the distance.
    • Hotchkiss (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Hotchkiss--1920-1930.
    • 1925
    • Red Cliff & vicinity

    • Empire Zinc Company frame industrial buildings sit on the edge of Battle Mountain in the town of Gilman (Eagle County), Colorado. A tipple is on the side of mountain over Eagle Canyon.
    • Empire Zinc Mining Company (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Battle Mountain (Eagle County, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Gilman (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Gilman--1920-1930.; Mining--Colorado--Gilman--1920-1930.
    • 1925 August
    • Red Cliff & vicinity

    • Aerial view of the Empire Zinc Mining Company town of Gilman (Eagle County), Colorado. Houses, administrative buildings, and commercial buildings sit on top of Battle Mountain. Industrial buildings of the Belden Mine facility are in Eagle River...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1920-1930.; Empire Zinc Mining Company (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Battle Mountain (Eagle County, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Gilman (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Gilman--1920-1930.;...
    • 1925 August
    • Glenwood Spgs, Colo.

    • View of Grand Avenue in Glenwood Springs (Garfield County), Colorado. Shows store fronts, pedestrians, a flagpole and parked cars (a license plate reads: "166-545 Colo."). Signs on store buildings read: "Ford Authorized Service Center," "Chevrolet...
    • Glenwood Springs (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Glenwood Springs--1920-1930.
    • 1925 June
    • Sugar beets at the factory, Delta, Colorado

    • View of the Holly Sugar processing facility in Delta (Delta County) Colorado; shows sugar beets and railroad cars.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1920-1930.; Holly Sugar Corporation--Facilities--1920-1930.; Delta (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Beets--Colorado--Delta--1920-1930.; Sugar industry--Colorado--Delta--1920-1930.
    • 1925 September
    • Pikes Peak Avenue

    • View of Pikes Peak Avenue in Colorado Springs (El Paso County), Colorado; shows automobiles, traffic signals, pedestrians, stone and brick office buildings, a theater sign: "Rialto," the Antlers Hotel, and Pikes Peak.
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Automobiles--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1920-1930.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1920-1930.
    • 1925, April 30
    • Del Rio Hotel, Dolores

    • View of the Del Rio Hotel in Dolores (Montezuma County), Colorado. The three-story Chateau-style hotel has a stucco surface, a steep gabled roof, dormer windows, a corner entrance, and large windows on the first floor. Men stand on the sidewalk...
    • Del Rio Hotel (Dolores, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dolores (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Hotels--Colorado--Dolores--1930-1940.
    • 1931
    • Mining - mills - interiors

    • Interior view of a mine in (probably) Colorado; a man is by a conveyor and coal. Letters on a steel beam read: "PRR63490."
    • Coal mining--Colorado--1940-1950.; Coal mining--Colorado--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--1940-1950.; Miners--Colorado--1940-1950.
    • 1944
    • First Presbyterian Church, Pueblo, Colo.

    • View of the rusticated stone First Presbyterian Church on 10th (Tenth) and Court Streets in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. The church has corner turrets, arched stained glass windows, a gabled roof, and a spire. A boy poses on a sidewalk. A...
    • First Presbyterian Church (Pueblo, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Presbyterian churches--Colorado--Pueblo--1890-1900.
    • [1893?]
    • New building of 1st Nat'l Bank, Florence, Colo.

    • View of the First National Bank building under construction in Florence (Fremont County), Colorado. The structure is a brick building with classical features including dentils, entablature, and Corinthian columns flanking the main entrance. The...
    • First National Bank (Florence, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Florence (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Banks--Colorado--Florence--1900-1910.
    • [1909?]
    • A portion of Delta, Colo.

    • View of Delta (Delta County), Colorado; shows houses, a wood sidewalk, stairs, churches, and commercial buildings. Bluffs and plains of the Gunnison River Valley are in the background.
    • Delta (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Delta--1910-1920.; Wooden sidewalks--Colorado--Delta--1910-1920.
    • [1910?]

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