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    • Oil shale near Grand Valley, Colorado

    • Men wear overalls or work clothes and stand on a steep precipice on a mountain of shale near Grand Valley in probably Mesa County, Colorado. Men hold shovels and pose near saddled horses. A man works beside an anvil and possibly a crushing device.
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    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • Oil shale retort

    • Men and women stand and pose beside oil shale refining machinery in possibly Garfield County, Colorado. Men wear suits and overcoats with velvet or fur collars, leather dress gloves, and felt hats or caps. Women wear dresses and fur overcoats,...
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    • [between 1917 and 1925?]
    • Shale mesas

    • View of snow on a shale mesa in probably Garfield County or Mesa County, Colorado. Shows layers of shale, talus, rocks, and sagebrush.
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    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Oil shale cliffs on Parachute Creek near Grand Valley, Colo.

    • View of layered shale cliffs, trees, and fallen logs on Parachute Creek (Garfield County), Colorado. A wire fence is across the creek, and a road grade is on the Roan Cliffs.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1900 and 1915?]
    • Oil shale development, Naval oil shale

    • View of a Naval oil shale plant near probably Rulison (Garfield County), Colorado. Mine buildings have corrugated metal sides, gabled roofs, and smokestacks. Shows layered shale on the Roan Cliffs and talus in the distance.
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    • [between 1930 and 1960?]
    • Mt. Index region

    • Men wear suits and stand near parked cars and on a steep hillside beside a tramway of possibly the Index Oil Shale Company near De Beque in Garfield County, Colorado. Shows probably oil shale processing buildings, holding tanks, dirt road grades,...
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    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Oil shale plant beside Colorado River

    • View of the oil shale demonstration plant beside the Colorado River near Rifle (Garfield County), Colorado. Smoke rises from smokestacks of the multi-story building, probably an oil shale retort. Denver and Rio Grande tracks are beside the river,...
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1915 and 1930?]
    • An Immense body of oil shale, near Grand Valley, Colorado

    • Men wear overalls, jackets, and hats and pose on a rocky trail in probably Mesa County or Garfield County, Colorado. Canvas tents are near scrub, trees, and talus. Shows steep, layered shale cliffs.
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    • [between 1900 and 1917]
    • Snow on shale cliffs

    • Snow is on layered shale cliffs and talus in probably Mesa County or Garfield County, Colorado. Trees and brush are in a ravine or possibly a creek bed.
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    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Snow on shale cliffs

    • Snow is on a hillside below layered shale cliffs in probably Mesa County or Garfield County, Colorado. Shows trees and sagebrush on the hillside.
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    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Plant under construction, Continental Oil Shale Co.

    • View of a metal smokestack, part of a Continental Oil Shale Company processing plant in possibly Rangely Oil Field in Rio Blanco County, Colorado. An American flag is on scaffolding around the smokestack. Metal machinery parts and a frame shack are...
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    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Continental Oil Shale and Refining Co., Rio Blanco Co.

    • View of Continental Oil Shale and Refining Company corrugated metal-sided buildings and a brick retort in Rio Blanco County, Colorado. A sign on timber scaffolding near a ladder reads: "The Colorado Continuous Retort, Patent applied for," and a...
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    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Book Cliffs

    • View of layered shale cliffs and hills in Mesa County, Colorado. A wire fence with timber posts and a haystack are in Grand Valley. Sparse trees and shrubs are on the Book Cliffs.
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    • [between 1900 and 1917?]
    • Continental Oil Shale Co. plant under construction

    • View of the brick smokestack and timber scaffolding of a Continental Oil Shale Company retort in Rio Blanco County, Colorado. Shows metal parts for the retort, scraps of wood, and snow on the ground nearby.
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    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Continental Oil Shale and Refining Co., Rio Blanco Co.

    • Close-up view of the brick smokestack and timber scaffolding of a Continental Oil Shale and Refining Company retort in Rio Blanco County, Colorado. Shows pulleys or hoisting devices and ladders above a corrugated metal roof.
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    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Continental Oil Shale and Refining Co., Rio Blanco Co.

    • View of probably an oil shale retort with a brick smokestack and timber scaffolding in Rio Blanco County, Colorado. Shows ladders above a corrugated metal roof and a sign on the building that reads: "Continental Oil Shale Mining & Ref'g Co." A...
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    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Continental Oil Shale and Refining Co.

    • View of a plant of the Colorado Oil Shale Mining & Refining Company near a layered shale cliff near Rifle in Rio Blanco County, Colorado. Shows the brick smokestack of probably a retort, timber scaffolding, ladders, pulleys, and hoists. A man...
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    • [1920 August]
    • Mount Logan

    • View of Mount Logan oil shale formations and Roan Cliffs in Garfield County, Colorado.
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    • [between 1920 and 1930?]

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