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    • Central City and California Gulch

    • View of California Gulch outside of Leadville (or Central City), Colorado; shows a stream, felled timber, and miner's cabins.
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    • 1873
    • Chestnut St. and Carbonate Hill, Leadville, Colo.

    • View of the Grand Hotel on Chestnut Street in Leadville (Lake County), Colorado. The two-story hotel has a flat hipped roof with gabled attic dormers and a second story balcony with a decorative balustrade. Signs on nearby businesses read: "Marx...
    • Wakely, George D.
    • [between 1879 and 1880?]
    • Clarendon Hotel, Leadville

    • Men stand on a wooden sidewalk near the three-story frame Clarendon Hotel on Harrison Avenue in Leadville (Lake County), Colorado. A brick building next door has a banner that reads: "A.T. & S.F.R.R. Freight & Ticket Office" and "Western Union...
    • Wakely, George D.
    • [1879?]
    • 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....
    • Wakely, George D.
    • [between 1879 and 1880]
    • Leadville banking certificate

    • This Leadville, Lake County, Colorado, banking certificate has printing: "James H. B. McFerran, President, Geo. W. Trimble, Cashier, The Miner's Exchange Bank of Leadville, Colorado," and inked script: "Leadville Nov 29, 1879, Wm. B. Bergen Esbash...
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    • 1879
    • Leadville, Col.

    • Panoramic view of Leadville (Lake County), Colorado, near the Stevens and Leiter Ditch. A frame house on Capitol Hill has an overhanging second story and a gabled, shingled roof. A man wears a suit and cap and stands on a log bridge over the ditch....
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1879 and 1880]
    • Parade of Odd Fellows & Freeman at Leadville July 4 1879

    • Fourth of July Parade of 1879, down Harrison Avenue in Leadville, Colorado;, spectators line the street of the business district in front of Horace Tabor's house and the picket fence of the three-story Claredon Hotel. A man is mounted on a horse...
    • Luke & Wheeler.
    • 1879
    • Tabor Opera House

    • View of the three-story brick Tabor Opera House on Harrison Avenue in Leadville (Lake County), Colorado. A wooden passage is between the third story of the Opera House and the Clarendon Hotel next door. Store-fronts on the bottom floor have banners...
    • Wakely & Clements.
    • [between 1879 and 1880?]
    • Harrison Ave

    • View south on Harrison Avenue in Leadville, Colorado, is of a busy dirt street lined with wood frame false fronts and telegraph or telephone poles. Horse-drawn flatbed and covered wagons fill the street and pedestrians walk on the boardwalks. The...
    • Wakely, George D.
    • [1879]
    • 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...
    • Mazfoto.
    • [between 1875 and 1880]
    • Stage Tabor Opera House Leadville

    • Interior view of Leadville, Colorado's Tabor Opera House stage on opening night, November 20, 1879. The first show was "The Serious Family," a Jack S. Langrishe production. In the foreground are Andrews' ornate cast iron and upholstered opera...
    • Brisbois, Alfred.
    • [1879]
    • N. part of city [graphic]

    • View north across Leadville, Colorado shows a booming town filled with log, board and batten and other wood frame constructed houses, lean-tos, false fronts, sheds, barns and outhouses. Horace A.W. Tabor's house on Carbonate Avenue (East 5th...
    • Wakely, George D.
    • [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...
    • Wakely, George D.
    • [1879]
    • Harrison Ave looking up from junction with Chestnut St.

    • Early view of booming Harrison Avenue, Leadville, Colorado. Men with horse drawn wagons fill foreground. Wood frame buildings with false fronts bear signs "Crockery and glassware, chandeliers and lamp goods, cutlery and plated ware," "Wholesale...
    • Wakely, George D.
    • 1879
    • 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...
    • Wakely, George D.
    • [1879]
    • Cor. Harrison Ave. and W. Chestnut look[ing] west or down Chestnut St.

    • Horses, wagons, and people on crowded wooden sidewalks are beside commercial buildings on Chestnut Street in Leadville (Lake County), Colorado. Shows brick and frame buildings with signs that read: "Smith Painting" and "John Leininger Books &...
    • Wakely & Clements.
    • [1879?]
    • Harrison Ave.

    • This view northeast on Harrison Avenue from Third Street in Leadville, Colorado, shows a two story brick Mountain Claims Office on the corner with the Atlantic & Pacific Telegraph Office next to it. Next, numbered on the print, are (1) the...
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    • [between 1879 and 1880]
    • Leadville, Officers of Rocky Mountain Rifles, 1887

    • A group of the Rocky Mountain Rifles, Leadville Division of the Colorado National Guard, pose in a camp in Colorado. Two seated officers include Colonel R.S. Morrison and Jake Kahn. Most of the men wear uniforms and various types of hats. Some have...
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    • 1887
    • Chestnut St. & Carbonate Hill

    • View east on Leadville, Colorado's Chestnut Street with Carbonate Hill in the background includes a dirt street lined predominantly with wood frame false fronts of varying sizes, which create a stair step effect. The two-story "Grand Hotel" in the...
    • Wakely, George D.
    • [between 1879 and 1880]
    • Leadville Aug. 31st. 1882

    • Snowy view through evergreens of gable rooftops and the old Lake County Courthouse, Leadville, Colorado.
    • Luke, Wellington O.
    • 1882
    • 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...
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    • [1879]
    • Office of W.H. Rose, Civil Engineer and Surveyor

    • View of the exterior of W.H. Rose's office, in Leadville, Colorado. Rose was a civil engineer and surveyor. The small front gabled structure with board and batten construction has a panel entry door with "92" on the jamb and a sash pane window....
    • Wakely, George D.
    • [between 1879 and 1880]
    • Harrison Av. west side

    • This view of the west side of Harrison Avenue, in Leadville, Colorado includes a corner brick block with bracketed cornice, arch windows with keystones, diagonal corner entry and a sign "Pendery, Goddard & Taylor, attorneys at law" above the door....
    • Gurnsey, B. H. (Byron H.), 1833-1880.
    • [between 1872 and 1880]
    • Harrison St., Leadville

    • Looking north on Harrison Street in Leadville, Colorado is a view of horse drawn wagons and carriages in the street, pedestrians along the boardwalks, and a group of men, one with a burro, in the middle of the street. False front businesses line...
    • Wakely, George D.
    • [1879]
    • Birds Eye View of Leadville Lake County, Colo. 1879

    • Bird's eye view rendering shows Leadville, Lake County, Colorado as dwellings, mining facilities, and mountains. Printing reads: "Court House, Jail, Public School, M. E. Church, Roman Catholic Church, Presbyterian Church, Office of the Daily...
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    • 1879
    • J.L. Hill, miner

    • In this portrait of J.L. Hill, a miner, taken in Leadville, Colorado, Mr. Hill wears an overcoat with wide lapels and a jacket or vest with a striped collarless shirt buttoned to the neckband. His hair is slicked back and he has a full beard and...
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    • [1877 April 23]
    • East side of Harrison Avenue in Leadville Colorado

    • This view of businesses on the east side of Harrison Avenue in Leadville, Colorado includes several two story false front wooden structures with bracketed cornices, large store front windows and panel kickplates, and striped awnings. One small...
    • Wakely, George D.
    • [between 1877 and 1879]
    • Police force

    • The Leadville, Colorado, Police Force poses on wooden stairs. J.A. Kelly was Marshal and J.W. Frazer, Captain. Policemen include W.W. Butler, C. Dwyer, J. Dwyer, O. Heller, R. Monteith, Thomas McCulloch, George O'Connor, Cliff Perkins, Thomas...
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    • [between 1878 and 1879]
    • Harrison Avenue in Leadville, Colorado

    • This early view of booming Harrison Avenue in Leadville, Colorado shows Pap Wyman's and another log cabin in the middle of the street with new commercial buildings built around them. Wood frame false fronts and bank construction rubble, including...
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    • 1879
    • Chestnut Street from Harrison Avenue

    • View west on Chestnut Street, once considered the main street, in Leadville, Colorado; shows muddy street, horse drawn wagons and covered wagons, and pedestrians. Business signs include "Boot & Shoe Store," "St. James Restuarant," "Drugstore,"...
    • McLean, Lachlan, 1843-1929.
    • [1879]
    • Leadville, Colorado

    • Early view of Leadville, Colorado with the tops of evergreens and mine tailings in the foreground. Wood frame barns and sheds with corrals and log cabins are in the middleground and mountain slopes in background.
    • Gurnsey, B. H. (Byron H.), 1833-1880.
    • [between 1870 and 1879]
    • Leadville, Colorado

    • Men stand near commercial buildings on Walnut Street near Harrison Avenue in Leadville (Lake County), Colorado. Men wear suits and pose near piles of branches and fallen timber. Signs on timber, false-fronted buildings read: "Little Pittsburgh Beer...
    • Wakely, George D.
    • [1879?]
    • Leadville, north

    • View north across Leadville, Colorado. Boom town filled with log and wood frame houses, lean-tos, false fronts, sheds, and barns and some canvas tents. A lumber mill with piles of logs and sawdust and a slope of stumps is in the foreground....
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    • [between 1877 and 1879]
    • Tabor Hose Team

    • H.A.W. Tabor Hose Cart Team poses on May 4, 1879, in u-shape formation on Harrison Avenue, a dirt road in Leadville, Colorado. The firemen are in uniforms with jackets, hats, gloves and belts. The cart donated by Tabor is decorated with American...
    • Luke & Wheeler.
    • 1879
    • 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...
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    • [between 1877 and 1879]
    • Leadville or bust, Leadvill [sic] not busted

    • View from a wooded slope west across the Arkansas River Valley and Leadville, Colorado, to the Continental Divide. The town consists of wood frame residences, barns, sheds, false fronts and smelting and ore sampling works.
    • Gurnsey, B. H. (Byron H.), 1833-1880.
    • [between 1877-1879]
    • View in Chestnut Street, Leadville

    • Engraving shows Chestnut Street, in Leadville, Lake County, Colorado. Pedestrians, miners, buggies and wagons crowd the street and sidewalks. Businesses flank the thoroughfare; mountains are in the background.
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    • [between 1870 and 1879?]
    • La Plata Smelting Works

    • Several men pose in front of the La Plata Mining and Smelting Company building and smokestack in Leadville, Lake County, Colorado.
    • Wakely, George D.
    • [between 1879 and 1880]
    • Leadville, Colorado

    • View of Leadville (Lake County), Colorado, near the Stevens and Leiter Ditch built by Oro Mining Ditch and Fluming Company, shows rail foot bridges over the ditch. A man stands on a half-finished bridge near a log crane. Roof tops of wood frame...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1874 and 1880?]
    • Leadville pioneer homes

    • Pioneer Leadville residents pose in front of their early homes in 1879, Colorado. The man and woman in the center, dressed in their finest, stand with their baby girl on a wood chair. Two men and another woman stand next to them, with a nursing...
    • Luke, Wellington O.
    • 1879
    • Carbonate Hill

    • This view southeast towards a Carbonate Hill covered with mines in Leadville, Colorado, includes a town filled with wood frame residences, barns, sheds, a few brick and false front commercial structures. Business signs include "Democrat,"...
    • Luke, Wellington O.
    • [1879?]
    • Tender-foot town, Leadville, Colorado

    • Early view of Chicken Hill, on the west slope of Carbonate Hill, in Leadville, Colorado. Chicken Hill was named for Chicken Bill Lovell, possibly the first resident of Leadville. Log cabins with sod or half timber roofs can be seen through tall...
    • Gurnsey, B. H. (Byron H.), 1833-1880.
    • [between 1870 and 1879]
    • Leadville, Colorado

    • View of frame and log cabins, houses and commercial buildings in Leadville (Lake County), Colorado. Buildings are numbered and identified as follows: "18 Carbonate Mine Bdgs.; 19 Post Office; 20 The Clarendon; 21 Presbyterian Church; 22 Long &...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
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    • 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...
    • Wakely, George D.
    • 1879
    • Leadville from Capitol Hill

    • View from Capitol Hill across Leadville, Colorado, shows a booming town filled with log and wood frame houses, lean-tos, sheds, and barns. A timber corral, a plank floor frame under construction, and cabins with horizontal logs and saddle corner...
    • Wakely, George D.
    • 1879
    • Leadville from Capitol Hill

    • In this view of Leadville, Colorado, from Capitol Hill a small child sits on the edge of the (8) Stevens and Leiter Ditch (Oro Mining Ditch and Fluming Co.), built in 1874, in the left foreground, commencing fourteen miles above the city. The scene...
    • Luke, Wellington O.
    • [between 1879 and 1880]
    • Leadville from Capitol Hill

    • View from Capitol Hill across Leadville, Colorado shows a booming town filled with log and wood frame houses, lean-tos, sheds and barns, and some canvas tents. There is a make-shift corral, a horse and a long tent in the foreground.
    • Wakely, George D.
    • 1879
    • 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...
    • Wakely, George D.
    • [between 1870 and 1879]

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