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    • Original Court House located near Silverton Northern RR tracks, early 1880.

    • A small chinked log cabin with a shingled gable roof served as the court house in Howardsville, Colorado. The Silverton Northern Railroad tracks are nearby; tall evergreen trees on steep hillsides and a snow- capped mountain are in the distance.
    • Howardsville (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Courthouses--Colorado--Howardsville--1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • Louis Wyman pack outfit

    • View of the Louis Wyman pack outfit, in Silverton, Colorado; shows men on horses, standing women and children, and men in surreys lined up in front of a two story, gable-roofed log cabin. Over its door, a sign reads: Store - Post Office. Wyman sits...
    • Silverton (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Log cabins--Colorado--Silverton--1880-1890.; Packtrains--Colorado--Silverton--1880-1890.; Wyman, Louis.
    • 1880?
    • L. Wyman & Moffit Freighting Outfit, Silverton, Colo.

    • Scene in Silverton, Colorado, on Greene Street, looking south. Numerous horse-drawn wagons approach; men in sack suits, ties, vests and derby hats sit and stand on the wagons and on the dirt street. Frame, gable-roof buildings with clapboard false...
    • Silverton (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Silverton--1880-1890.; Streets--Colorado--Silverton--1880-1890.
    • 1881
    • Drug store

    • Exterior view of the J. W. Fleming drugstore in Silverton Colorado, on the west side of Greene St. between 13th and 14th. This single story frame building has a false front topped by a bracketed cornice with dentils. Above the door, a sign reads...
    • Silverton (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Drugstores--Colorado--Silverton--1880-1890.
    • 1881?
    • 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...
    • Silverton (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Sultan Mountain (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Silverton--1880-1890.
    • 1882
    • The Earnest Presbyterian: Vol. I No. 1

    • Newspaper produced by the Seventeenth Street Presbyterian Church, known today as Central Presbyterian, located in Denver, Colorado.
    • Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver--History.; Central Presbyterian Church (Denver, Colo.); Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1882 January
    • Index to Colorado Mining Directory: First Edition 1883

    • Index to mines within Colorado. Information is arranged alphabetically by Mine name, with the county it is located in.
    • Mines and mineral industries--Colorado--Directories.; Mines and mineral resources--Colorado--Directories.;
    • 1883
    • Silverton, 1883

    • View in Silverton, Colorado, looking south along the west side of Greene Street. In the right is the old Silverton Hotel, a two-story frame structure with a false front and balcony and a sign: "Silverton Hotel." Men sit in chairs on the boardwalk....
    • Silverton (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Business districts--Colorado--Silverton--1880-1890.; Streets--Colorado--Silverton--1880-1890.
    • 1883
    • Silverton school

    • Women and girls play baseball in the dirt street in front of a school in Silverton (San Juan County), Colorado. The women and girls wear hats and dresses with aprons. Children watch near the two-story brick school building with a mansard roof and...
    • Silverton (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Baseball--Colorado--Silverton--1880-1890.; Girls--Colorado--Silverton--1880-1890.; Schools--Colorado--Silverton--1880-1890.; Women--Colorado--Silverton--1880-1890.
    • 1884
    • North Star Mine, Sultan Mountain

    • Men pose near mine buildings at the North Star Mine near Silverton in San Juan County, Colorado. The men wear work clothes and sit on a man-made embankment and lean on ore carts.
    • North Star Mine (Silverton, Colo.)--1880-1890.; San Juan County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Mine buildings--Colorado--San Juan County--1880-1890.; Miners--Colorado--San Juan County--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--San Juan County--1880-1890.
    • 1885
    • Ouray before the Toll Road was built

    • View southeast over Ouray, Ouray County, Colorado; shows the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad station, Uncompahgre River, Western Hotel, Beaumont Hotel on Main Street, City Hall, and County Courthouse on Fourth (4th) Street. Abrams Mountain (12,801...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Ouray (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Ouray--1880-1890.; Streets--Colorado--Ouray--1880-1890.
    • 1887
    • Canon of the Rio Las Animas

    • A narrow gauge Denver & Rio Grande Railway excursion train stops along the Rio De Las Animas River (Animas River) in Animas Canyon, near Silverton (La Plata County), Colorado. Women passengers sit on rocks as men fish in the river. An...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Animas River (Colo. and N.M. )--1880-1890.; La Plata County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Needle Mountains (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Fishing--Colorado--La Plata County--1880-1890.; Railroads--Colorado--La Plata...
    • 1887
    • Ironton

    • View of Ironton (Ouray County), Colorado. Residences and commercial buildings line Ouray Street. Track for the Silverton Railroad runs above the town.
    • Ironton (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Ironton--1880-1890.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Ironton--1880-1890.
    • 1888
    • Great snow slide and snow tunnel on Ouray & Silverton wagon road, Colo.

    • A horse drawn buggy poses by a snow tunnel on the Otto Mears toll road on Red Mountain Pass near Ironton Park (Ouray County), Colorado. Timber debris is mixed with snow in the snowslide. A steam emerges from the snow slide.
    • Ouray County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Red Mountain Pass (Ouray County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Avalanches--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1890.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1890.; Dirt roads--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1890.; Passes...
    • 1888 July 6
    • Great snow slide and snow tunnel on Ouray & Silverton wagon road, Colo

    • Men and horse-drawn wagons pose by a snow tunnel on the Otto Mears toll road on Red Mountain Pass near Ironton Park (Ouray County), Colorado. Timber debris is mixed with snow in the snowslide.
    • Ouray County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Red Mountain Pass (Ouray County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Avalanches--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1890.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1890.; Dirt roads--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1890.; Passes...
    • 1888 July 6
    • Great snow slide and snow tunnel on road between Ouray and Silverton, Colo

    • Men and horse-drawn wagons pose by a snow tunnel on the Otto Mears toll road on Red Mountain Pass near Ironton Park (Ouray County), Colorado. Timber debris is mixed with snow in the snowslide.
    • Ouray County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Red Mountain Pass (Ouray County and San Juan County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Avalanches--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1890.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1890.; Dirt roads--Colorado--Ouray...
    • 1888 July 6
    • View on toll road 4 miles above Ouray, Colo

    • View of the Ouray - Silverton, Otto Mears toll road Ouray County, Colorado; bridges span gaps in the cliff high above probably the Uncompahgre River.
    • Ouray County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Uncompahgre River (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Bridges--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1890.; Cliffs--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1890.; Dirt roads--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1890.; Streams--Colorado--Ouray...
    • 1888 July 6
    • Silverton and Red Mountain R.R.

    • Otto Mears poses in front of a Silverton Railroad locomotive, Engine No. 100 with "Ouray" painted on its side, on Red Mountain (Ouray County), Colorado. Men with derby hats and suits and women in dresses and hats or bonnets pose on and stand next...
    • Silverton Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Ouray County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Passengers--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1890.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1890.; Women--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1890.; Mears, Otto, 1840-1931.
    • 1888 Sept. 17
    • Silverton R.R., transfer of passengers

    • People pose with buggies, wagons, and horse teams by a Silverton Railroad Company locomotive, a Denver & Rio Grande Railway freight car, and a Silverton R.R. passenger car in Red Mountain Town, Ouray County, Colorado. The men wear suits, planter...
    • Silverton Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Red Mountain (Ouray County, Colo. : Town)--1880-1890.; Business people--Colorado--Red Mountain--1880-1890.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Red Mountain--1880-1890.; Passengers--Colorado--Red...
    • 1888 Sept. 17
    • Silverton, Colo. from reservoir

    • Silverton, San Juan County, Colorado, is at the base of Sultan Mountain. The Las Animas River is to the east, and the embankment of the reservoir is in the foreground. Town buildings include the school: a four- story structure with belfry. A man...
    • Embankments--Colorado--Silverton--1880-1890.; Animas River (Colo. and N.M. )--1880-1890.; Silverton (Colo.)--1880-1890.
    • 1888 September 20
    • Burnett's pack train on trail to North Star Mine - King Soloman [sic] Mountain - Silverton, Colo

    • View of a mule and horse pack train and men on King Solomon Mountain near Silverton (San Juan County), Colorado, carrying supplies for the North Star Mine.
    • King Solomon Mountain (Colo.)--1880-1890.; San Juan County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Horses--Colorado--San Juan County--1880-1890.; Mules--Colorado--San Juan County--1880-1890.; Packtrains--Colorado--San Juan County--1880-1890.; Trails &...
    • 1888, September
    • Chatanooga [sic], Colo., near Silverton, 1889

    • View along Main Street of the mining town of Chattanooga, San Juan County, Colorado, includes log and wood frame buildings, and false fronts. Men stand around horse or burro-drawn wagons on the Million Dollar Highway (Highway 550) with an extended...
    • Chattanooga (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Bridges--Colorado--Chattanooga--1880-1890.; Streets--Colorado--Chattanooga--1880-1890.
    • 1889
    • Red Cliff Mountain, Col. U.S.A.

    • A view of two engines of the Silverton Railroad on Red Mountain in Ouray County, Colorado shows a snowshed and debris near the railroad grade.
    • Ouray County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Railroads--Colorado--Ouray County--1890-1900.; Snowsheds--Colorado--Ouray County--1890-1900.
    • 1890
    • Walsh Smelter and Fisher Brewery

    • Exterior view of the Walsh Smelter and the Fischer Brewery in Silverton, Colorado, looking north. The smelter is on the bank of Mineral Creek, and emits clouds of smoke; freight cars of the Silverton Railroad are on the spur next to the smelter...
    • Mineral Creek (San Juan County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Silverton (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Smelters--Colorado--Silverton--1890-1900.
    • 1891
    • Toll Gate, Ouray Stage Road

    • Men and women passengers sit in a horse-drawn coach (Tally-ho) near the log toll gate on the Ouray to Silverton Toll Road (Otto Mears Toll Road) in Ouray County, Colorado. In the distance, men sit on and stand by horses. Bear Creek Falls cascades...
    • Bear Creek Falls (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Ouray County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Bridges--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1900.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1900.; Dirt roads--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1900.; Toll...
    • 1893 June 24
    • Greene Street, Silverton

    • View of Silverton, Colorado, west side of Greene Street, south from Fourteenth (14th) Street. A large mule train heads north, loaded with bundles. Men stand and are mounted on horses and mules. Street scene includes a boardwalk, ditch, elevated...
    • Silverton (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mules--Colorado--Silverton--1890-1900.; Packtrains--Colorado--Silverton--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Silverton--1890-1900.
    • 1894
    • Ouray - Silverton stage road, Colo

    • View of the Ouray - Silverton road, the Otto Mears toll road, in Ouray County, Colorado; people in a buggy stop on a cliff by a valley. Utility lines traverse the rock. Probably the Uncompahgre River is in a canyon beside the road.
    • Ouray County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Uncompahgre River (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Cliffs--Colorado--Ouray County--1900-1910.; Dirt Roads--Colorado--Ouray County--1900-1910.; Rivers--Colorado--Ouray County--1900-1910.; Valleys--Colorado--Ouray...
    • 1901
    • Silverton

    • Panoramic view of the Animas River, frame houses, and commercial buildings in Silverton (San Juan County), Colorado. Shows the two-story school with a bell tower. Cement Creek is near a Denver and Rio Grande Railroad grade at the base of Sultan...
    • Animas River (Colo. and N.M.)--1900-1910.; Anvil Mountain (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Cement Creek (San Juan County, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Silverton (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Sultan Mountain (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Silverton--1900-1910.;...
    • 1901
    • Ouray - Silverton stage road, Colo

    • View of the Ouray - Silverton road, the Otto Mears toll road, in Ouray County, Colorado; the road tops a rock cliff by a valley and the Uncompahgre River.
    • Ouray County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Uncompahgre River (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Cliffs--Colorado--Ouray County--1900-1910.; Dirt Roads--Colorado--Ouray County--1900-1910.; Rivers--Colorado--Ouray County--1900-1910.; Valleys--Colorado--Ouray...
    • 1901
    • Silverton, Colo.

    • Panoramic view of Silverton, Colorado; shows Reese Street, the school with belfry, Municipal Light plant, Greene Street, pedestrians, vehicles, mountain peaks (Kendall, Anvil, Storm), tracks and trackbed of the Silverton, Gladstone and Northern...
    • Silverton (Colo.)--1900-1920.
    • 1901
    • History of Denver

    • Comprehenisve study of the history of the Denver area before, during, and after the founding of the city.
    • Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1901
    • Silverton and Sultan Mountain, Colorado

    • View of the town of Silverton, San Juan County, Colorado and Sultan Mountain. Shows mills, buildings and houses.
    • Silverton (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Sultan Mountain (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Silverton--1880-1890.
    • 1901
    • Entrance to snow shed

    • View of a Silverton Northern Railroad snow shed between Eureka and Animas Forks in San Juan County, Colorado; shows narrow gauge tracks and timber retaining walls. The Animas River valley is to the side.
    • San Juan County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--San Juan County--1900-1910.; Snow sheds--Colorado--San Juan County--1900-1910.; Silverton Northern Railroad Company.
    • 1904
    • Ore bucket coming from midway of Sunnyside Mine

    • Aerial tramway and buckets of the Sunnyside Mine near Silverton, San Juan County, Colorado.
    • Silverton (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Sunnyside Mine (San Juan County, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Aerial tramways--Colorado--Silverton--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Silverton--1900-1910.
    • 1904
    • Map of the San Juan Triangle

    •  
    • Mining claims--Colorado--San Juan County-- Maps.; Mines and mineral resources--Colorado--San Juan County-- Maps.; Mines and mineral resources--Colorado--San Miguel County-- Maps.; Mines and mineral resources--Colorado--Hinsdale County-- Maps.;...
    • 1905
    • Snowslide tunnel below Silverton

    • Men scout the route of Denver and Rio Grande train ready to clear snow from tunnel if needed.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1900-1910.; Silverton(Colo.)--1900-1910.; Railroads--Colorado--1900-1910.; Snowsheds--Colorado--1900-1910.
    • 1909
    • Greene Street, Silverton, Colorado City Hall at left, built 1908; Sultan Mountain in background

    • View southwest on Greene Street, Silverton, San Juan County, Colorado; shows the Town Hall (with bell tower), the Wyman Building, pedestrians, a surrey, construction, a dog, businesses, and signs: "Hand Laundry," and "Meets Every Wednesday, Knights...
    • Silverton (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Sultan Mountain (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Business districts--Colorado--Silverton--1900-1910.; City & town halls--Colorado--Silverton--1900-1910.; Streets--Colorado--Silverton--1900-1910.
    • 1909?
    • D&RG 203, NG 2-8-0, at Snowslide Tunnel, MP 492 1/2, above Elk Park Colorado on the Silverton...

    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad narrow gauge locomotive 203 at Snowslide Tunnel, San Juan County, Colorado. Men pose on the train and on flanking snowbanks.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1900-1910.; Snowsheds--Colorado--San Juan County--1900-1910.; San Juan County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--San Juan County--1900-1910.; Snow--Colorado--San Juan...
    • 1909?

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