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    • (Lower) Commodore - looking seat up slope

    • A rocky, two-track road leads past the ghost town of Commodore, Alamosa County, Colorado. A four-wheel drive vehicle is parked next to the ruins.
    • Scheldorf, Jay.
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    • 1st cliff house from south end

    • View of Sandal House, a Native American (Ancestral Puebloan) cliff dwelling in Mancos Canyon, in what is now Ute Mountain Tribal Park, on the Ute Mountain Indian Reservation in southwestern Colorado. Richard Wetherill stands near a curved masonry...
    • Chapin, Frederick H. (Frederick Hastings)
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    • 1st cliff house, Mancos Cañon

    • View of Sandal House, a Native American (Ancestral Puebloan) cliff dwelling in Mancos Canyon, in what is now Ute Mountain Tribal Park, on the Ute Mountain Indian Reservation in southwestern Colorado. Richard Wetherill stands beside a kiva, a round...
    • Chapin, Frederick H. (Frederick Hastings)
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    • 2 views of Acoma mission

    • of grass are in the foreground. Standing on top of a large mesa, the mission is thought to have been built between 1629 and 1641 by Fray Juan Ramirez.; The Pueblo Acoma Mission and convent in New Mexico is flat-roofed as shown in this photo of a...
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [between 1915 and 1926?]
    • 23rd Avenue Presbyterian Church fire

    • Firemen aim a jet of water at a collapsing chimney amid the ruins of the 23rd Avenue Presbyterian Church after the fire that destroyed the 1892 building in 1906. A crowd of spectators look at the remains of the stone building.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • April 16, 1906.


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    • Ruins of the Rosebud Mill, Teller County, Colorado; shows stepped stone foundation built into the hillside, wheels, buckets, pipes, machinery parts, and wood piles.
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • 2nd Pueblo - Taos missions

    • View of mission ruins and graves at Taos, New Mexico; a Native American (Taos Pueblo) poses in a blanket. Adobe pueblo dwellings and Pueblo Peak are in the background.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1915 and 1920?]
    • Bliss House

    • The enclosed documentation was prepared as part of a Historic Building Survey to determine eligibility for the Bliss House for the National Register of Historic Places. The documentation includes official forms, maps and photos.
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • 1982-2000
    • "The Delight Makers" home. Tyuonyi, the most interesting ruin in Pajarito Park

    • View of the Native American (Anasazi) Tyuonyi ruins in Pajarito Park (later Bandelier National Monument), New Mexico. A circular group of foundations of Pueblo style buildings circumscribe possibly three round kiva holes. A wooden rail fence...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1900 and 1916]
    • "V for Victory"--the church at Pietra Colora, Italy

    • Fallen beams form a "V" shape in the ruins of the church at Pietra Colora, Italy, which was damaged heavily by artillery fire. The Tenth Mountain Division captured the town from the Germans March 5, 1945.
    • Rocker, Richard A.
    • 1945
    • A part of the flood devestation [sic] in Pueblo, Colo. June 3, 1921

    • Panoramic view of Arkansas River flood water around buildings and railroad tracks after the flood in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Shows wrecked frame buildings and standing water beside railroad tracks. Features identified in the photograph...
    • Manabe, T.
    • 1921 June 3
    • A.T. & S.F. depot

    • Spectators stand on the banks of the flooded Purgatoire River in Trinidad (Las Animas County), Colorado, across the river from the demolished Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway depot. Shows the arched walls of the Cardenas Hotel arcade.
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    • 1903
    • Above Dyersville

    • View of a tailings pile and the site of a mill at the abandoned Warrior's Mark Mine near Dyersville (Summit County), Colorado.
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    • August, 1961
    • Acoma

    • Ruins of a pueblo village, possibly either the Acoma Pueblo or the Laguna Pueblo, stand on top of a large mesa in northern New Mexico. Wooden ladders lead up to the higher levels of the stone and adobe structures. Portions of wooden beams protrude...
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [between 1915 and 1926?]
    • Acoma - pueblo & mission

    • A large puddle of water stands in the foreground of this view of a pueblo village, possibly the village of either the Acoma or the Laguna Pueblo in New Mexico. Made of stone and adobe, a row of the flat-roofed buildings remains relatively intact....
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [between 1915 and 1926?]
    • After fire of 1902

    • View of Rifle, Garfield County, Colorado, after the fire of 1902. Shows ruins, a wheelbarrow, people, and a dog.
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    • [1902?]
    • After the fire

    • Ruins in Wild Horse, Cheyenne County, Colorado, are from a fire started by the cream station stove. Masonry walls of the (possibly) Albany Hotel remain.
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    • July 1, 1917
    • Aftermath of blizzard

    • View of an unidentified Colorado mining town damaged by a blizzard. A dog sits in the snow near railroad tracks. Shows a partially collapsed two story, wooden building. Another building has been reduced to rubble.
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    • Aftermath of blizzard

    • View of an unidentified Colorado town damaged by a blizzard. A man stands and looks at buildings destroyed by a snowstorm. Shows a two story building with a partially fallen roof and a missing wall. A man on the roof shovels snow. Other buildings...
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    • Air view ancient Maya pyramid, (2000 yrs old)

    • Aerial view of the ruins of a Maya temple pyramid in the ancient city of Tulum, one of sixty structures on this site, Quintana Roo coast, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. Shows a stepped masonry structure in a dense forest.
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    • [1920?]
    • Albion, Colo. Boulder County 1946

    • The remains of several log buildings stand in the background near a ridge of mountains in Albion, a small mining district north of Silver Lake in Boulder County, Colorado. Rocks stand at the side of a dirt road that cuts through the foreground....
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [1946?]
    • Alice 1955

    • View in Alice, Clear Creek County, Colorado; shows mine ruins, hills, trees, and bushes; structures and mine tailings in the distance.
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
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    • Alice 1955

    • View of mine ruins in Alice, Clear Creek County, Colorado; shows collapsing buildings and mine tailings.
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
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    • Alice, gold mill from Glory Hole

    • View of the remains of the mill and tailings for the Alice Glory Hole Mine in Alice (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Shows a dirt road, log buildings, the remains of a tipple, the opening for a mine and mountains.
    • Bachman, Al.
    • 1965
    • Alice, view looking southwest

    • Southwest across Alice, in Clear Creek County, Colorado is one of the largest mining camps in the Fall River valley below Saint (St.) Mary's Glacier, settled in the early 1880s. Widely scattered ruins of the small boom town include mines and...
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    • 1911
    • Alma, Park Co.

    • View west of Alma, (10,353 feet) Park County, Colorado, includes large tailing dumps from placer and hydraulic dredge mining above the Middle Fork of the South Platte River; shows frame residences, commercial buildings on main street, and ruins of...
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • [1929]
    • Alpine - 1950

    • View of the remains of the only smelter built in Alpine (Chaffee County), Colorado; shows a tall, square, brick stack topped by stepped brickwork; two people walk among the ruins that include wood and brick; Aspen trees and the slope of a mountain...
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
    • 1950
    • Alta

    • A lone building stands next to a pile of tailings amidst the ruins of the mining town of Alta, Colorado (now a ghost town) in San Miguel County. Boards and debris litter the foreground and the barren hillside.
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
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    • Alta - 1964

    • View of dilapidated mine ruins along a dirt road in Alta, Colorado; shows a building with a collapsed roof, vertical plank siding, and a projecting open porch with lean-to roof; steeply gabled roof structure with wall and exposed roof cross beams...
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
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    • Alta - 1964

    • View of dilapidated mine ruins at the bottom of a hill and two buildings atop the hill in Alta, Colorado.
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
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    • Alta 1964

    • View of the foundation of a building with collapsed lumber wall material surrounding it, Alta, Colorado; includes other buildings scattered across the clearing; lone pine tree stands among the ruins, and mountains in the distance.
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
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    • Alta 1964

    • View of mining ruins among dirt and discarded lumber piles in Alta, Colorado; shows a building with only its structural frame still standing; steep gable top half covered with planks of wood with rest of the frame exposed; three smaller buildings...
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
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    • American City, 1960

    • View of some of the log cabins and ruins of American City, Gilpin County, northwest of Black Hawk, Colorado, shows two rustic side gable log cabins on the edge of a treelined slope. The E.M. Stedman house with steep hipped roofs and front deck...
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    • 1960
    • American City, 1960

    • View of the ruins of American City, Gilpin County, northwest of Black Hawk, Colorado, include the remains of a side gable log cabin with a timber roof, two track roads and the collapsed Louisiana Mascot Mine operation with a tailing dump. The town...
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    • 1960
    • American Flats 1949

    • View of ruins at American Flats, Colorado, showing high alpine tundra among snow capped peaks and ruins from early mining days; ruins include sluice and collapsed buildings; road leads to the ruins.
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
    • 1949
    • American Flats 1949

    • View of ruins at American Flats, Colorado; shows high alpine tundra among snow capped peaks and ruins from early mining days; ruins include sluice and collapsed buildings.
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
    • 1949
    • Amity, Colorado

    • View down along dirt street of Amity, Prowers County, southeastern Colorado, includes two one-story false fronts with canopy roofs over entries stand in tall weeds. The ruins of James Child's stone grocery and dry goods store shows on distance...
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    • [between 1960 and 1980]
    • An architectural triumph: Machu Picchu

    • Photomechanical reproduction of a photograph by Hiram Bingham shows stone masonry building ruins around the Sacred Plaza at Machu Picchu, Peru.
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [1918?]
    • An impregnable fort

    • View of Native American (Ancestral Puebloan) cliff dwelling ruins in a box canyon near Johnson Canyon (Acowitz Canyon), in the Ute Mountain Tribal Park on the Ute Mountain Indian Reservation, in southwestern Colorado. The dwelling is on a ledge in...
    • Chapin, Frederick H. (Frederick Hastings)
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    • Anasazi artifacts

    • View of Native American Anasazi artifacts probably from cliff ruins in Arizona. Material includes a bulbous bodied ceramic (pottery) container, hafted ground stone axe, awls, weaving tools (possibly spindle whorl), hafted bifacial scraper, and...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Anasazi pueblo ruins

    • View of Native American (Anasazi) stone pueblo ruins in New Mexico.
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    • [between 1890 and 1910]

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