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    • The disaster at Crested Butte, Colorado

    • Snow is on the ground at the Colorado Coal and Iron Company's Jokerville coal mine in Crested Butte (Gunnison County), Colorado. Shows log and frame mine buildings, a covered snow shed and a headframe. Women in mourning with blankets around their...
    • Graham, Charles, 1852-1911.
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    • Eagle's Roost, Garden of the Gods

    • View of sandstone rock formations identified as Eagle's Roost in Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs (El Paso County), Colorado. Shows dirt paths and trees near the rock spires.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Echo rocks - Glen Eyrie

    • View of the rock formation identified as Echo Rocks at the Glen Eyrie estate, El Paso County, Colorado. A fence follows a dirt road.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Gateway to the Garden of the Gods

    • View of Pikes Peak and Gate Rock in Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs (El Paso County), Colorado. A horse-drawn buggy stops on a dirt road near the sandstone rock formation.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1870 and 1890?]
    • Gateway to the Garden of the Gods

    • A horse and buggy sits near the Gateway sandstone rock formations at the entrance to the Garden of the Gods near Colorado Springs (El Paso County), Colorado.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Up 17th in Denver from Union Depot

    • View of 17th (Seventeenth) Street, in Denver, Colorado; shows downtown buildings, streetcar tracks, "National Tube Works," and the Arapahoe County courthouse.
    • Mellen, George E.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • West Main St., Gunnison

    • View of businesses along the west side of Main Street, Gunnison, Colorado, includes a group of men on the boardwalk, horses and a horse- drawn wagon on the dirt street. Signs read: "Thomas and M. Dougal, Lawyers," "F. C. Steele & Co. Hardware,"...
    • Mellen, George E.
    • 1880
    • Children's winter sports in Gunnison

    • Children bundled in warm clothes ride on small burros pulling sleds on a snowy street in Gunnison, Colorado. One boy rides his dog. Wood frame buildings and a tent show in background.
    • Mellen, George E.
    • 1880
    • Manitou from the East D. & R. G.

    • topped corner tower. Manitou School, bell tower. wooden bridge across Fountain Creek A two story gable- roofed house with chimneys is in the lower left. Pike's Peak ; View of Manitou Springs, Colorado, looking southwest; shows the Manitou House...
    • Mellen, George E.
    • [1886]
    • 1346 Palmer Lake Eating House G. G. Russel Prop. D. & R. G. R. R.

    • View of the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad depot and lunch room in Palmer Lake (El Paso County), Colorado. People stand by the entrance; a boat house is to the right, and one building has an observation deck.
    • Mellen, George E.
    • [between 1882 and 1888?]
    • Gunnison from the N.E.

    • View from the northeast over Gunnison, Colorado, shows scattered wood frame buildings in a broad valley.
    • Mellen, George E.
    • April 1881
    • Gunnison from jump off

    • View northwest over early Gunnison, Colorado, from the breccia cliffs of the Palisades, shows formations of volcanic pumice and ash with boulders and cobbles of harder volcanic rock enclosed. The town and Tenderfoot Mountain are in the distance.
    • Mellen, George E.
    • [1881]
    • Pikes Peak Ave., Colorado Springs

    • View along Pikes Peak Avenue towards the Antlers Hotel and Pikes Pike, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, includes business district with signs: "Antlers House Livery J. E. Hundely," "Hamilton's Livery," "M. T. O'brien Saddles," "Bacon &...
    • Mellen, George E.
    • 1888
    • The Lewis Hotel of Gunnison

    • View of the four-story Lewis (later the La Veta) Hotel in Gunnison (Gunnison County), Colorado. The brick hotel has balconies and a projecting entrance, belt courses, heavy brackets with finials, and an iron balustrade on the cornice. A central...
    • Mellen, George E.
    • 1883 April
    • A scene in Manitou

    • Scene in Manitou Springs, Colorado, looking north at the Soda Spring Pavilion and the Cliff House. The Pavilion is a frame structure with a cross-gable roof and a cupola with flagpole; the foundation is knee- high rusticated stone. The east half is...
    • Mellen, George E.
    • [between 1885 and 1887?]
    • Gunnison Court House

    • Exterior of the Gunnison County Courthouse, Colorado, shortly after construction; landscaping is not complete; men and women stand outside the entrance. Jail facilities are evident by bars on some windows.
    • Mellen, George E.
    • 1881
    • Scene on Fountain Creek at Manitou

    • Downstream view of Fountain Creek, or 'Fontaine qui Bouille', in Manitou Springs, Colorado, looking east. Taken from the level of the streambed just upstream from the confluence with Ruxton Creek, this image affords a clear view of the footbridge...
    • Mellen, George E.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Ninth Street, Irwin

    • View of storefronts on Ninth Street in Irwin (Gunnison County), Colorado; each has a prominent cornice of different design. Signs read "De Vries, Buss & De Vries, Wholesale Liquor Dealers," and "A. E. Bartlett." Men stand or sit on horseback in...
    • Mellen, George E.
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    • Ute Iron Spring, Manitou. D. R. G. R. R.

    • Exterior view of the Ute Iron Spring Chateau in Manitou Springs (El Paso County), Colorado. The frame octagonal pavilion has latticework and projecting bays; a man and a woman stand in one of the entries. The pavilion has a shingled, faceted...
    • Mellen, George E.
    • [between 1882 and 1885?]
    • After a mountain storm, Ouray

    • In Ouray, Ouray County, Colorado, clouds and the snow-dusted Amphitheater are above frame and log buildings.
    • Mellen, George E.
    • [between 1880 and 1883]
    • Henry and Johnson

    • View of two Native American (Ute) men and a white man sitting by a storefront; the Utes are identified as Henry and Johnson.
    • Mellen, George E.
    • 1880
    • Gunnison water works

    • John Dobe poses on his ox which pulls a wooden barrel on a snow sled in Gunnison (Gunnison County), Colorado. In the winter John supplied water to town residents from the city well. The "M. M. Jones Jr. Real Estate & Mines" office is in the...
    • Mellen, George E.
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    • First home of the Gunnison Review on Tenth Street, West Gunnison.

    • First home of the Gunnison Review, corner of San Juan and Tenth, Gunnison, Colorado. Several men stand in front of the one-story wood frame building with tar paper sides and board and a batten front. A roof top sign reads: "Gunnison Review." Wood...
    • Mellen, George E.
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    • Tent life in Gunnison

    • Early Gunnison, Colorado residents read newspapers inside their short walled canvas tent. A large pair of antlers hang on the front support pole. A washboard, antlers, liquor bottles, and wood for the stove are outside the tent. A wood cabin is in...
    • Mellen, George E.
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    • Main Street

    • Beer hall patrons pose in front of the Gunnison Brewery, Beer Hall, west side of Main Street between Virginia and Georgia, Gunnison, Colorado. The two-story brick false front building features arched windows and doorways with keystones. Also shows...
    • Mellen, George E.
    • [between 1960 and 1980]
    • Gunnison N. west from the La Veta Hotel

    • View northwest from the La Veta (Lewis) Hotel in Gunnison (Gunnison County), Colorado. Shows New York Avenue; Twelfth Street leads to the Ohio School house with a tall bell tower at the edge of town. The Root log residence is near the school house....
    • Mellen, George E.
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    • Woodstock snow slide ruins

    • View of a collapsed frame, probably one-story house, in Woodstock near Pitkin (Gunnison County), Colorado west of Alpine Pass. A wooden plank supports an unstable wall. A brick chimney, wooden shingles, and rafters are in the debris pile of the...
    • Mellen, George E.
    • 1884?
    • Box Canon

    • Men pose beside a Denver and Rio Grande engine and caboose in a canyon identified as Box Canyon in probably Chaffee County, Colorado. Shows steep rock walls and a creek beside the railroad grade.
    • Mellen, George E.
    • [between 1881 and 1883?]
    • Ruins of the Crested Butte Mine disaster

    • View of snow covered burned buildings and mining equipment at the Crested Butte Mine in Gunnison County, Colorado. Shows houses and industrial buildings. Smoke rises from a chimney.
    • Mellen, George E.
    • [between 1884 and 1888?]
    • Hotel Glenwood Grand Ave.

    • Men stand in a line around the sidewalk outside of the Glenwood Hotel in the town of Glenwood Springs (formerly known as Defiance), Colorado, in Garfield County. Features of the Victorian building on Cooper Avenue include: balconies, round bay...
    • Mellen, George E.
    • [between 1884 and 1888]
    • Kit Carson's last staging into Aspen on approach of the D.& R.G. R.R.

    • View of the last stagecoach run in Emma, Pitkin County, Colorado, shows a crowd around Kit Carson's stagecoaches and horse-drawn wagons, a balloon-stacked engine and freight car of the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad, foothills are in the...
    • Mellen, George E.
    • 1887
    • Main St. Silverton, D.v.R.G.R.R.

    • View of frame and brick commercial buildings on Main Street in Silverton (San Juan County), Colorado. People and horses are on sidewalks and in the dirt street. Signs on buildings read: "Matthews Walton," "San Juan Bakery," "City Meat Market," and...
    • Mellen, George E.
    • 1882
    • Center of east M. St. Gunnison

    • A crowd gathers in front of the H. R. Hammond stable, east Main Street, Gunnison, Colorado. A four horse team pulls a wagon loaded with men and women; a covered wagon has letters painted on side: Gunnison & Ruby. Other signs include: "Stabling &...
    • Mellen, George E.
    • 1880
    • Crested Butte from the north west

    • View of frame houses and commercial buildings in the Slate River valley in Crested Butte (Gunnison County), Colorado. Signs on false-front or gabled buildings read: "Bowman House" and "Butte Stable." The three-story clapboard Elk Mountain House is...
    • Mellen, George E.
    • 1883 July
    • Irwin (Ruby Camp) Col. Gunnison Co-1882

    • Buildings of Irwin, Gunnison County, Colorado, are on both sides of a narrow dirt road; the town includes the Presbyterian Church with steeple, picket fences, buildings under construction, and building with a sign "Windsor House." Tall evergreen...
    • Mellen, George E.
    • 1882
    • Durango, 1889, D. & R.G.R.R.

    • Panoramic view of houses, commercial buildings, and churches in Durango (La Plata County), Colorado. Smoke rises from probably the San Juan Smelter. The Denver and Rio Grande Railroad depot is near the smelter. Shows brick commercial buildings on...
    • Mellen, George E.
    • 1889
    • Main St., Grand Junction, south side

    • View of frame and brick commercial buildings on the 400 block of Main Street in Grand Junction (Mesa County), Colorado. Two-story buildings have arched windows and wide eaves with brackets. Signs read: "Hardware & Stoves," "The Famous Clothing,"...
    • Mellen, George E.
    • 1884
    • Climbing to Alpine Tunnel by the locomotive trail

    • A view of the approach to the Alpine Tunnel in Gunnison County, Colorado shows railroad tracks and cars of the Denver, South Park and Pacific Railroad in an area with snow-covered mountains and pine forests.
    • Mellen, George E.
    • [between 1881 and 1889?]
    • Corner of Fourth and Main Streets

    • Men stand and pose outside commercial businesses on the 400 block of Main Street in Grand Junction (Mesa County), Colorado. Two-story brick commercial buildings have arched windows, flat roofs, and brackets below the cornice. Signs read: "Cameron &...
    • Mellen, George E.
    • [1884?]
    • The Antlers

    • View of the Antlers Hotel, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, shows a five-story brick and frame building with dormers, bays, half-round towers, a porch, stairways and a balcony to a terraced lawn with a retaining wall.
    • Mellen, George E.
    • [between 1883 and 1890?]
    • St. Elmo excursionists at the La Veta Hotel, Gunnison

    • A crowd of people and horse-drawn carriages are outside the four-story brick and stone Victorian La Veta Hotel at 219 South Boulevard in Gunnison (Gunnison County), Colorado. The hotel has stone lintels, a mansard roof with a widow's walk, a...
    • Mellen, George E.
    • 1885 September 6
    • Alpine Pass D & P.R.R.

    • A view of Denver, South Park, and Pacific locomotive number 43 and railroad cars on the west side of Alpine Pass (Altman Pass) at Woodstock (Gunnison County), Colorado, shows three men on top of the locomotive. A stand of pines and log cabins are...
    • Mellen, George E.
    • [between 1881 and 1889?]
    • A scene at Manitou Springs, D. & R.G.R.R.

    • People stand near the Soda Spring Pavilion and a gazebo near a bridge over Fountain Creek in Manitou Springs (El Paso County), Colorado. Shows the frame Cliff House Hotel with awnings over windows, frame Victorian houses, and trees on hillsides.
    • Mellen, George E.
    • [between 1885 and 1889]
    • Ouray, looking down the Uncompahgre River

    • Aerial view of frame houses and buildings in Ouray (Ouray County), Colorado. Shows commercial buildings with false fronts, the Uncompahgre River, and the layered rock of the Amphitheater.
    • Mellen, George E.
    • [between 1880 and 1885?]
    • Silverton, D.& R.G.R.R. San Juan

    • Panoramic view of frame houses and commercial buildings in Silverton (San Juan County), Colorado. Shows the Grand Hotel with dormer windows, the Congregational Church, and Animas River. Trees and patches of snow are on Anvil Mountain.
    • Mellen, George E.
    • [between 1882 and 1890?]
    • Iron Springs Hotel and [?]

    • View of the Iron Springs Hotel in Manitou Springs (El Paso County), Colorado. The multi-story frame hotel has a mansard roof, dormer windows, and a porch. Frame houses and the Ute Iron Spring Chateau with a faceted conical roof and finial are in...
    • Mellen, George E.
    • [between 1883 and 1890?]

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