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    • Leadville from Carbonate Hill

    • View northwest from Carbonate Hill across Leadville, Colorado includes a foreground filled with downed trees and stumps and buildings with log and wood frame construction. Gabled roofs and false fronts are on a majority of buildings in the booming...
    • 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, and some canvas tents. There is a make-shift corral, a horse and a long tent in the foreground.
    • 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]
    • Buckskin Joe & Snowy Range

    • View down the dirt street through Buckskin Joe, Park County, Colorado. Buildings along the street include one and two-story log cabins; wheelbarrow is in center of road.
    • Wakely, George D.
    • 1864
    • Sam F. Tappan

    • Studio portrait of Second Lieutenant Colonel Samuel F. Tappan, Colorado Volunteers, First Cavalry Regiment, Company G.
    • Wakely, George D.
    • [between 1861 and 1864?]
    • Telephone building looking up main st.

    • Exterior view of a two-story brick building on the corner of Harrison Avenue and Main Street (renamed West 3rd (Third) Street) in Leadville, Colorado. Built in 1879, the building features a bracketed cornice, tall storefronts with double doors,...
    • Wakely, George D.
    • [between 1879 and 1884]
    • State street

    • View west from Harrison Avenue down Leadville, Colorado's State Street (later Second Street.) Businesses include "Little Pittsburg Beer Hall," "Theater Comique," "St. James Restaurant," "A.M. Jane, Commission Merchant," "Odeon," "Occidental...
    • Wakely, George D.
    • [between 1880 and 1885]
    • Empire City, C.T.

    • View of Empire (Clear Creek County), Colorado; shows log and wood houses, businesses, felled timber, tailings, and mine railroad tracks.
    • Wakely, George D.
    • 1864
    • Tenth Legion Lode Clear Creek

    • View of the shafthouse, mine buildings and area surrounding the Tenth Legion Mine near Empire (Clear Creek County), Colorado.
    • Wakely, George D.
    • [between 1860 and 1870]
    • Black Hawk, C.T.

    • View northwest of Black Hawk (Gilpin County), Colorado; shows Gregory Street businesses and frame or log houses. Lettering reads: "Printing Office" and "Wholesale and Retail Meat Market." The Presbyterian Church and mines working the Gregory lode...
    • Wakely, George D.
    • 1864
    • Harrison Reduction Works

    • Miners pose near the building of the Harrison Reduction Works in Lake County, Colorado. Some men pose near wheelbarrows.
    • Wakely, George D.
    • [between 1880 and 1885]
    • Scene on Monument Creek

    • View of rock formations and a stand of pine trees in an open field in Monument Park in El Paso County, Colorado.
    • Wakely, George D.
    • 1864
    • Black Hawk, C.T.

    • View north from Bobtail Hill, in Black Hawk, Colorado, up four mile Gulch to Dory Hill, where the state's first cemetery was located. Central business district includes: Undertaker, Union House (on Selak Street), Drugs (brick, arched windows and...
    • Wakely, George D.
    • 1864
    • 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]
    • Central City, C. T.

    • View of Central City, Colorado in Gilpin County before the fire that destroyed most of the town. Piles of boards behind commercial buildings near patches of snow on the ground. Signs: "Clothing & Furnishing Goods O. K. Store Wholesale & Retail,"...
    • Wakely, George D.
    • 1864
    • California Gulch

    • View of mine buildings in California Gulch near Leadville, Lake County, Colorado.
    • Wakely, George D.
    • [between 1880 and 1885]
    • Black Hawk & Gregory Lode

    • View of frame and brick buildings on Gregory Street in Blackhawk (Black Hawk), Gilpin County, Colorado. Shows the Presbyterian Church with a steeple on a hillside and commercial buildings with signs that read: "Wholesale & Retail Meat Market" and...
    • Wakely, George D.
    • [1864?]
    • Twin Lakes

    • View across the Twin Lakes Reservoir towards snow covered Mounts Elbert and Massive near Twin Lakes (Lake County), Colorado. A woman wears a dress and stands near a covered wagon along a dirt trail. Fir trees dot the hills.
    • Wakely, George D.
    • 1864
    • Black Hawk

    • View of commercial buildings and the frame Presbyterian Church on a hill in Blackhawk (Black Hawk), Gilpin County, Colorado. Shows brick, log, and frame buildings on Selak Street and Gregory Street with signs that read: "Union House," "Drugs,"...
    • Wakely, George D.
    • [1864]
    • Twin Lakes in the Rocky Mountains

    • View across the Twin Lakes Reservoir towards Mounts Elbert and Massive near Twin Lakes (Lake County), Colorado. Shows fir trees, rocks and a dirt path. A man and a woman sit on a boulder.
    • Wakely, George D.
    • 1864
    • 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
    • Central City, Colorado Territory

    • Panoramic view of frame and brick buildings on Main Street in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. Shows houses and businesses with gabled roofs and false fronts and signs that read: "O.K. Store, Wholesale & Retail," "Central City Bakery,"...
    • Wakely, George D.
    • 1864
    • Planters House

    • View of people, horses, and covered wagons on a dirt street in Denver, Colorado. Shows men, carriages, and wagons in front of the Planters' House building; a two-story, frame hotel and stage stop at the corner of 16th (Sixteenth) Street and Blake...
    • Wakely, George D.
    • 1864
    • Denver, 1864

    • Panoramic view of brick and frame commercial buildings in downtown Denver, Colorado and the flooded South Platte River nearby. Shows the brick Denver Mint building at 16th (Sixteenth) Street and Market Street and businesses on probably Larimer...
    • Wakely, George D.
    • 1864 May 19
    • Black Hawk, Colorado

    • Panoramic view of frame and brick buildings on Gregory Street in Blackhawk (Black Hawk), Gilpin County, Colorado. Shows the Presbyterian Church with a spire on a hillside, and commercial buildings with signs that read: "Wholesale & Retail...
    • Wakely, George D.
    • 1864
    • Mines of North Empire

    • View of the mines and the buildings near North Empire (Clear Creek County), Colorado.
    • Wakely, George D.
    • 1864
    • Edward W. Wynkoop

    • Studio portrait of Edward Wanshear Wynkoop in Denver, Colorado. He wears gauntlet gloves, a cape, jacket, and scarf as a tie.
    • Wakely, George D.
    • 1861
    • 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]
    • Scene on Monument Creek

    • A man stands near conical-shaped limestone columns with flat caps of resistant rock in Monument Park, El Paso County, Colorado. Shows scrubby vegetation, a stand of trees is in the distance.
    • Wakely, George D.
    • 1864
    • Waterfalls at Montgomery

    • View of the arrastre (or arrastra) at Montgomery, Park County, Colorado, a frame wheel-construction used by miners for grinding ore. Water rushes through rocks; trees, slopes, and a flume are in the background.
    • Wakely, George D.
    • 1864
    • Great flood in Denver, May 19th, 1864

    • View of frame and brick commercial buildings and houses near downtown Denver, Colorado and the flooded South Platte River and Cherry Creek. People stand beside Cherry Creek near a brick building with a sign that reads: "Drugs, Chemicals, Paints,...
    • Wakely, George D.
    • 1864 May 19
    • Denver flood

    • View of brick and frame houses and commercial buildings in Denver and Auraria during a Cherry Creek and South Platte River flood. A brick house near the standing water of Cherry Creek has a gabled rood and gingerbread details. Signs on flooded...
    • Wakely, George D.
    • 1864 May 19
    • Taken after a snowstorm

    • Men stand and pose in the snow-covered street at the corner of 15th (Fifteenth) and Larimer Streets in downtown Denver, Colorado. Men wear short-crowned hats and long overcoats. Signs read: "H.J. Brendlinger Tobacco & Cigars" and "C.A. Cook & Co....
    • Wakely, George D.
    • 1863 October 22
    • Empire City, C.T.

    • Panoramic view of log cabins and frame buildings in Empire (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Businesses have false fronts, and a reservoir is on the West Fork of Clear Creek.
    • Wakely, George D.
    • 1864
    • Leadville from Capitol Hill

    • Panoramic view of log buildings in Leadville (Lake County), Colorado. A horse is beside a canvas covered building and a one-story log cabin. Shows tree stumps amid buildings and probably the Sawatch Mountains in the distance.
    • Wakely, George D.
    • [1880?]
    • Garden of the Gods

    • A man poses in the Garden of the Gods near rock formations in Colorado Springs (El Paso County), Colorado. Shows The Needles, a collection of vertical, sandstone pinnacles.
    • Wakely, George D.
    • 1864
    • 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?]
    • Scene on Monument Creek

    • View of rock formations in Monument Park in El Paso County, Colorado. Shows eroded conical-shaped limestone topped with flat caps. A man sits on a group of smaller rock formations in a field of scrub grass.
    • Wakely, George D.
    • 1864
    • 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?]
    • Great flood in Denver, May 19th, 1864

    • People and horses stand beside an eroded Larimer street during a flood of Cherry Creek in Denver, Colorado. Shows brick and frame commercial buildings in Auraria and the flooded South Platte River. Piles of probably people's belongings are beside a...
    • Wakely, George D.
    • 1864 May 19
    • 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]
    • Lt Evans

    • Studio portrait of (possibly) Captain Isaac F. Evans, Colorado Volunteers, Second Cavalry Regiment, Company A. Uniform includes a kepi hat, gloves, and sword.
    • Wakely, George D.
    • [between 1861 and 1864?]
    • Montgomery C.T.

    • View of log, frame, and probably mine buildings in Montgomery (Park County), Colorado. Cabins have log or sod roofs, stone chimneys, and metal pipes. Shows a wooden water wheel and timber piles between houses. A commercial building sign reads:...
    • Wakely, George D.
    • 1864
    • Waterfalls at Montgomery, C.T.

    • View of a wooden water wheel and an arrastre used for grinding ore in Montgomery (Park County), Colorado. A flume and probably a wooden platform are on the hillside near waterfalls and a creek.
    • Wakely, George D.
    • 1864
    • Major Powers

    • Studio portrait of Major Powers, (possibly) Colorado Volunteers, Second Cavalry Regiment.
    • Wakely, George D.
    • [between 1861 and 1864?]
    • Montgomery

    • Panoramic view of log and frame houses, mine buildings, and a lake near the Middle Fork of the South Platte River in Montgomery (Park County), Colorado. Shows snow-covered mountains in probably the Tenmile Range.
    • Wakely, George D.
    • 1864
    • Lt F. A. Spencer

    • Studio portrait of First Lieutenant Fred A. Spencer, Colorado Volunteers, Second Cavalry Regiment, Company G. Uniform includes a sword and kepi hat.
    • Wakely, George D.
    • [between 1861 and 1864?]

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