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    • Mansion falls to wreckers

    • View of Campion home wrecking at 800 Logan Street in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows debris and a door frame.
    • Campion, John Francis--Homes & haunts.; Mansions--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Capitol Hill (Denver, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Demolition--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.;...
    • 1963 December 31
    • Engine 625, Colorado and Southern

    • Men pose on and near Colorado and Southern Railway locomotive number 625 and a tender at the roundhouse in Denver, Colorado. The men are identified from left to right: "Standing on the ground - Charles Eichman, Charles Conroe, Charles Howell...
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Railroad employees--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Railroad roundhouses--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Mercy Hospital

    • View of the demolition of Mercy Hospital (1901 : David Dryden) located at 1619 Milwaukee Street, in the City Park neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. A wrecking crane can be seen above the remains of the building.
    • Mercy Hospital (Denver, Colo.)--2000-2010.; City Park (Denver, Colo.)--2000-2010.; Denver (Colo.)--2000-2010.; Demolition.; Hospitals.; Wrecking balls.; Mercy Hospital (Denver, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Cranes, derricks,...
    • 2005
    • Demolition of Boulder Central School

    • View of the demolition of the historic Boulder Central School on Boulder, Colorado. A wrecking ball is hovering above the rubble of the school. The roof trusses are visible.
    • Central School (Boulder, Colo.)--1970-1980.; Boulder (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Schools.; Demolition.; Wrecking balls.; Central School (Boulder, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Schools--Colorado--Boulder--Pictorial works.;...
    • 1972
    • 1 story with sign

    • One story wood house with a front porch and two chimneys in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Sign posted on the front porch reads: "This Building Will Be Down [...] days McCrea Wrecking Co. AL54142."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1970.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1970.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Denver--1950-1970.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1950-1970.
    • [between 1950 and 1970?]
    • Building demolition

    • View of a crane with a wrecking ball near a partially demolished building at 1331 Broadway (future site of the Denver Public Library) in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Workmen load rubble into a truck nearby. Sign reads "Weicker...
    • Denver Public Library--1950-1960.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Demolition--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Wrecking balls--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1953 November 30
    • Colorado & Southern Ry. wrecking derrick 99001, Broomfield, Colo.

    • Colorado and Southern wrecking derrick 99001 lifts derailed freight cars from railroad tracks near Broomfield (Broomfield County), Colorado. A derailed car is lettered: "Canadian Pacific Railway." Letters on the derrick read: "C & S 99001."...
    • Canadian Pacific Railway Company--1950-1960.; Colorado and Southern Railway--1950-1960.; Broomfield (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Broomfield--1950-1960.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Broomfield--1950-1960.; Railroad...
    • 1958 September 22
    • Baltimore & Ohio R.R. derailment, engine 4247, wrecking derrick X41, Akron, OH

    • View of Baltimore & Ohio steam locomotive no. 4247 and wrecking derrick X-41 in Akron, Ohio. The derrick lifts a gondola car after a derailment while a railroad crew looks on.
    • Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Akron (Ohio)--1940-1950.; Hoisting machinery.; Railroad accidents.; Railroad locomotives.
    • 1947 August 27
    • Great flood, Pueblo, Colo., June 3rd '21, C. & S. Wrecking Crane no. 99007, D.& R.G.R.R....

    • A Denver and Rio Grande Western wrecking crane moves debris in a rail yard from the Arkansas River flood in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Shows overturned freight cars, lumber, silt and mud on tracks.
    • Ridgway, Arthur Osbourne, 1870-1953.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--Disasters--1920-1930.; Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Debris--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.;...
    • 1921 June 3
    • Albany Hotel demolition

    • A crane with a wrecking ball sits on the demolition site of the Albany Hotel at 17th (Seventeenth) and Stout Streets in downtown Denver, Colorado. Shows the Equitable Building and the Bank Western building.
    • Albany Hotel (Denver, Colo.)--1970-1980.; Denver (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Denver--1970-1980.; Demolition--Colorado--Denver--1970-1980.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Denver--1970-1980.;...
    • 1976
    • First Baptist Church 1942 Directory

    • Directory produced by the First Baptist Church in Denver, Colorado. Included in the directory is: a list of member, past and present, along with their address in and out of the Denver area, the Churches By-Laws and advertisements from local Denver...
    • Eha, Walter R. (Walter Ralph), 1891-1978--Archives.; First Baptist Church (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1942
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 4 Number 3, 1921 March

    • Newsletter produced monthly by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1921 March
    • Terrace Apartments, W. 13th Street

    • View of the Terrace Apartments, on 13th (Thirteenth) Street, in Denver, Colorado; also shows automobiles and signs: "Wrecking Barnett Co."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Apartment houses--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Automobiles--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1955 August 30
    • Curtis Street

    • View of Curtis Street, in Denver, Colorado; shows demolished buildings, cars, the Daniels and Fisher tower, and a sign: "CNB" (Colorado National Bank).
    • Daniels and Fisher Stores Company--Buildings--1970-1980.; Denver (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Business districts--Colorado--Denver--1970-1980.; Clock towers--Colorado--Denver--1970-1980.; Demolition--Colorado--Denver--1970-1980.;...
    • [between 1973 and 1980?]
    • Lawyers Title Insurance Corporation, Denver

    • View of the Lawyers Title Insurance Corporation building (under demolition, built 1909) at 1546 Welton Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. The six story building has classical Corinthian columns and entablature, with a dentiled cornice and...
    • Central Business District (Denver, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Denver (Colo.)--1980-1990.; Demolition--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.
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    • Larimer Street Denver, Colorado

    • Rooftop view of Larimer Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. Automobiles are on the street. Signs read: "Used Cars Parts," "Denver Union Oil Co.," "Fox Auto Wrecking," "The Salvation Army," "Michael Egan," and "Garage."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Automobiles--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Campion, John - mansion

    • View of the Campion home at 800 Logan Street in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; features incised stone, a dentiled cornice, steps, and inset balconies.
    • Campion, John Francis--Homes & haunts.; Mansions--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Capitol Hill (Denver, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • 1963 December 4
    • Railroads Colo & So. crane working on new bridge over Alameda

    • A Colorado and Southern (C&S) Railway railroad crane hoists a metal barrier for a bridge on the tracks over the Alameda Avenue underpass construction site in Denver, Colorado. Spectators are nearby. The side of the crane reads: "Wrecking Crane C&S...
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--1900-1910.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1900-1910.; Underpasses--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Hoisting...
    • [1909]
    • Fourteenth Street near W. Colfax looking toward library

    • View of 14th (Fourteenth) Street in Denver, Colorado; shows cars, the Imperial Apartments, storefronts, and the Denver Public Library (Carnegie).
    • Denver Public Library--Buildings--1900-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Business districts--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.
    • [between 1905 and 1915?]
    • Colorado & Southern Ry., Wreck train [sic], Broomfield, Colo.

    • View of a Colorado and Southern wrecking derrick with shows a load of salvage from a train accident in Broomfield (Broomfield County), Colorado. The crane and freight cars are pushed by a locomotive. Lettering on the equipment reads: "C&S" and...
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--1950-1960.; Broomfield (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Broomfield--1950-1960.; Railroad freight cars--Colorado--Broomfield--1950-1960.; Railroads--Colorado--Broomfield--1950-1960.;...
    • 1958 Sept. 22
    • D&RGW business car A-1 at Salt Lake City Union Depot, Utah

    • View of a Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad passenger coach; people posed on the observation deck and the ground are identified as (l to r): Frank A. Wadleigh, Pass Traffic Mgr; A. R. Stevens Secy; Mrs Gertrude Wild; Fred Wild, Vice Pres...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.--1920-1930.; Salt Lake City (Utah)--1920-1930.; Railroad passenger cars--Utah--Salt Lake City--1920-1930.; Women--Utah--Salt Lake City--1920-1930.; Stevens, A. R., Secretary.; Wadleigh, Frank A.;...
    • 1924?
    • Destruction of Arlington Park clubhouse

    • The Downing Home for Old People in Denver, Colorado stands in ruins. This building also served as the Arlington Park Clubhouse. The building is dilapidated and workmen can be seen removing portions of the roof. Scraps of wood and roofing material...
    • Arlington Park (Denver, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Clubhouses--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Demolition--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Parks--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Rest homes--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • 1931 November 19
    • Colfax and Grant Gov. Cooper, residence

    • View of the Governor Job Adams Cooper house at 1500 Grant Street in the North Capitol Hill neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The Queen Anne-style house has a hip roof, turret, wraparound porch, and wall dormers. A sign near the house reads:...
    • Cooper, Job Adams, 1843-1899--Homes & haunts.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; North Capitol Hill (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    • [1927]
    • Looking south along the line of B'way Extension from Champa Street

    • View of abandoned buildings and demolition during the construction of the Broadway Extension in Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Demolition--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Road construction--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    • 1921
    • Terrace apartment 13th Street torn down for parking lot

    • View of an abandoned apartment building on 13th (Thirteenth) Avenue in Denver, Colorado. Automobiles are parked nearby. A sign on the building reads: "Wrecking Barnett Co."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Apartment houses--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1955 August 30
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 4 Number 32, 1912 August 10

    • Newsletter produced by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1912 August 10
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 2 Number 6, 1910 February 5

    • Newsletter produced by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1910 February 5
    • 1 story with sign

    • Brick house in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Sign posted on the front porch reads: "This Building Will Be Down [...] McCrea Wrecking Co. [...]"
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1970.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1970.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Denver--1950-1970.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1950-1970.
    • [between 1950 and 1970?]
    • Bungalow with add on and workers [sic]

    • One story brick bungalow house with a wood addition probably in Denver, Colorado. Sign posted in the window reads: "This Building Will Be Down within [...] days McCrea Wrecking Co. AL54142." A boys stands near some wooden framework.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1970.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Denver--1950-1970.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1950-1970.
    • [between 1950 and 1970?]
    • Green's grocery (from rear)

    • A brick garage is behind Green's Grocery & Market in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. A sign in front of the garage reads: "This Building Will Be Down within [...] days McCrea Wrecking Co. AL54142." Large signs on both the garage...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1970.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1970.; Garages--Colorado--Denver--1950-1970.; Grocery stores--Colorado--Denver--1950-1970.
    • [between 1950 and 1970?]
    • McCrea - demo.

    • Houses in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. An African-American man stands on the front steps of one house near a sign that reads: "This Building Will Be Down within [...] days McCrea Wrecking Co. AL54142."
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1970.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1970.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1950-1970.
    • [between 1950 and 1970?]
    • Pre-1963 Colorado mining fatalities

    • An alphabetical listing of people who were killed in mining accidents in Colorado from 1884, when state legislation first required mining companies to report their accidents, through 1962.
    • Mine accidents--Colorado. ; Registers of births, etc.--Colorado. ; Colorado--Vital records.
    • 1995
    • McCrea - demolition

    • African-American construction workers stand outside of a building being demolished near the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. A temporary sidewalk is in front of the buildings. Signs on the building read: "This Building Will Be Down...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Demolition--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Green's grocery & mkt.

    • One story wood house probably in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. A sign on the front porch reads: "This Building Will Be Down within [...] days McCrea Wrecking Co. AL54142." The number of the house is 2411. Green's Grocery &...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1970.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1970.; Grocery stores--Colorado--Denver--1950-1970.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1950-1970.
    • [between 1950 and 1970?]
    • The Scriptbook

    • Booklet created by The Script Club of East High School in Denver, Colorado. Members of The Script Club, the writing club of East High, submitted their own works for create this booklet. Included are poems, essays, sketches and stories written by...
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Writings.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.; High school students' writings--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; High schools--Colorado--Denver.; East High School (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1932 May
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 3 Number 43, 1911 October 21

    • Newsletter produced by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1911 October 21
    • Stone house, 3 trucks

    • Two story rusticated stone house with a turret and arched porch probably in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. A sign on the front steps reads: "Being Wrecked by McRea Wrecking Co. AL. 4142." Two McCrea trucks are parked near the...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Trucks--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • D&RGW wreck, engine number 3619, engine type 2-8-8-2

    • Overturned; shows two wrecking derricks. Photographed: near East Portal, Colo., July 13, 1941.
    • Locomotives--1940-1950.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1941.; Railroad accidents.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway Company.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--East Portal.
    • 1941
    • First Baptist Church Diamond Anniversary

    • Book commemorating the Diamond Anniversary of the First Baptist Church in Denver, Colorado. Included in the book is a description of the history of the church, is former locations, photographs and a list of members of the congregation.
    • First Baptist Church (Denver, Colo.)--Directories.; First Baptist Church (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1939
    • D&RGW wreck, engine number 5531, engine type EMD F3

    • With wrecking train. Photographed: Cliff, Colo., 1960s.
    • Locomotives--1960-1970.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1960-1970.; Railroad accidents.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway Company.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Cliff.
    • [196-]
    • C&S wreck, engine number 600, engine type 2-8-0

    • Wrecked cars, shows Colorado & Southern 600, 2-8-0, on wrecking train. Photographed: Westminster, Colo., October 18, 1926.
    • Locomotives--1920-1930.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1926.; Railroad accidents.; Colorado and Southern Railway.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Westminster.
    • 1926
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 3 Number 45, 1911 November 4

    • Newsletter produced by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1911 November 4

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