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    • Horse-drawn calliope, Cripple Creek

    • View of horse-drawn calliope, Myers Avenue, Cripple Creek, Colorado; possibly sponsored by the Elks fraternal order; features two teams of horses pulling wagon with calliope and male musician aboard; several men are standing on boardwalk behind...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Calliopes--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • 1895
    • Becker and Nolon block, Cripple Creek

    • Exterior view of Becker and Nolon block building, 301 East Bennett Avenue, Cripple Creek, Colorado; original site of Johnny Nolon Saloon and Gambling Emporium; rebuilt by Johnny Nolon and Jacob Becker after 1896 fire; this two-story flat-roof brick...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Medical offices--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • [between 1896 and 1900]
    • Smouldering ruins, Victor's big fire

    • View of Victor, Colorado's smouldering remains of once thriving business & residential district after devastating fire of August 21, 1899. Shows men, women & children sifting through & inspecting remains; brick chimney stacks and smoke rising from...
    • Victor (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.
    • 1899
    • The homeless, Victor's big fire

    • View of large groups of people left homeless after a fire in Victor (Teller County), Colorado. Men, women and children stand around household belongings and furniture in numerous piles along hillside. Shows handcarts, buggies and wagons used to...
    • Victor (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.; Homeless persons--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.
    • 1899 Aug. 21
    • Burning of M.T. Ry Depot, Victor's big fire

    • The depot for the Midland Terminal Railway burns in Victor (Teller County), Colorado. Men stand on wet roofs of wooden structures near the depot. Smoke and fire obscure the view into the town.
    • Midland Terminal Railway--Disasters--1890-1900.; Victor (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fire fighting--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.
    • 1899 Aug. 31
    • El Paso Livery stable after the explosion

    • View of April 29th, 1896, fire and clouds of smoke from junction of Myers Avenue and "A" Street after explosion at El Paso Livery stable, Cripple Creek, Colorado; scene includes horse-drawn wagons with household goods or personal belongings parked...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • 1896 April 29
    • Bennett Avenue, Cripple Creek, Colorado, first fire

    • View of Bennett Avenue from Second (2nd) Street during April 29th, 1896 fire, Cripple Creek, Colorado; large crowd of men, women and children are gathered on boths sides of street's boardwalk; numerous horse- drawn wagons and carriages loaded with...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • [1896]
    • My horses and my hired men

    • Two firemen, stand inside firehouse door of Central Fire Station, 340 block Bennett Avenue, Cripple Creek, Colorado; each man places a yoke over a horse hitched to fire apparatus; men wear uniform and hat; horse on left is named Mandy and horse on...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Fire fighters--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • [between 1898 and 1905]
    • Cripple Creek fire

    • View from junction of Myers and "A" Streets across rooftops during April 29th, 1896 fire, Cripple Creek, Colorado; huge black clouds of smoke billow in the sky; scene includes one and two-story wooden frame and brick, gable and flat-roof residences...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Houses--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • 1896
    • The fire at Cripple Creek, Colo.

    • View of Bennett Avenue from Second (2nd) Street during fire of April 25, 1896, Cripple Creek, Colorado; large crowd of men, women and children are gathered on both sides of street's boardwalk; numerous horse- drawn wagons and carriages, many being...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • 1896
    • Cripple Creek, Colorado

    • Exterior partial view of Peoples Furniture Company building with horse-drawn delivery wagon in front, First (1st) Street and Bennett Avenue, Cripple Creek, Colorado; "People's Furniture Co." is lettered on sideboard of wagon; series of signs on...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1910.; Furniture stores--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1910.
    • [between 1896 and 1902]
    • Anaconda, Colo. looking N. E.

    • View northeast across Ananconda, Teller County, Colorado, of several camps including Squaw Gulch, Mound City, and Barry nestled in valley below Gold Hill; features wood frame gabled houses, log cabins, false fronts, and a smelter lining the dirt...
    • Anaconda (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Anaconda--1890-1900.
    • [1899]
    • El Paso Livery Stable before the fire

    • Heavy, black smoke and flames approach El Paso Livery Stable, Bennett Avenue between 1st (First) and "A" Streets, Cripple Creek, Colorado, during second fire, April 29, 1896; scene includes wood frame residences, two-story flat-roof commercial...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Smoke--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Stables--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • 1896
    • Portland Mine, Cripple Creek

    • View of the power house at the Portland Mine near Victor (Teller County), Colorado. The side of the building reads: "The Portland G. M. Co."
    • Tailings embankments--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.; Portland Mine (Teller County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Victor (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Gold mining--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • El Paso Livery Stable burning, fire 1896

    • View towards El Paso Livery Stable, Bennett Avenue between 1st (First) and "A" Streets, consumed in flames and smoke after explosion of stored dynamite at stable during second fire on April 29, 1896, Cripple Creek, Colorado; billows of black smoke...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Explosions--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • 1896
    • Victor Ave., Victor, Colo. during big fire

    • View of Victor Avenue, Victor, Colorado, during its devastating fire of August 21, 1899; people are loading or carrying household goods & belongings on horse-drawn wagons & carriages; trunks, furniture & other personal items are stacked in the...
    • Victor (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.
    • 1899
    • El Paso Livery Stable, the explosion, 1896

    • View towards El Paso Livery Stable, Bennett Avenue between 1st (First) & "A" Streets, as fire causes stored dynamite to explode during second fire on April 29, 1896, Cripple Creek, Colorado; actual blast pictured with roof debris in air, black...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Explosions--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Smoke--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • 1896
    • Cripple Creek fire, early 1890's

    • View of destruction caused by 1896 fire, Cripple Creek, Colorado; scene includes remains of twisted sheet metal, ashes and burnt timbers, and former business and commercial district; canvas tents are scattered amidst fire debris; remaining...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • [1896]
    • Victor on fire, train-load of household goods saved by F. & C.C. Ry.

    • View across Victor, Colorado, from ridge cut by Florence & Cripple Creek Railroad on outskirts of town. Shows gondola cars filled with people & their household goods moved by rail to this point saved from the devastating fire of August 21, 1899;...
    • Victor (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.
    • [1899]
    • Old-town, Cripple Creek, Colo. June 13-96

    • View of Cripple Creek, Colorado, old town area still under reconstruction after fires of April, 1896; scene includes one-story gable roof residences and buildings, canvas tents, piles of lumber or boards, and public school building; signs painted...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.
    • 1896 June 13
    • Labor strike

    • Colorado National Guard Troop D, during the Western Federation of Miners labor strike, pose on horseback in front of railroad train cars in Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado. Painted on freight car: "D. & R. G. 1446."
    • Colorado. National Guard--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1900-1910.; Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company.; Cripple Creek Strike, Cripple Creek, Colo., 1903-1904.; Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Horseback riding--Colorado--Cripple...
    • 1903
    • Victor, Colo. from Portland Mine - No. 12 Free Tunnel

    • Bird's eye view of Victor, Colorado, from Portland Mine; shows ore tracks leading to mine dump for Portland's Free Tunnel number 12, Midland Terminal depot, Victor Hotel with conical shingle-covered structure on roof, Gold Coin Mine and Mill,...
    • Victor (Colo.)--1890-1900.
    • [1895 or 1896]
    • Victor, Colo. from Portland Mine - No. 12 Free Tunnel

    • Aerial view of Victor, Colorado, from Portland Mine; shows ore car tracks leading to mine dump for Portland's Free Tunnel number 12, Midland Terminal depot, Victor Hotel with conical shingle-covered structure on roof, Gold Coin Mine and Mill; one...
    • Victor (Colo.)--1890-1900.
    • [1895 or 1896]
    • Cripple Creek, Colo.

    • Miners stand at a screen mechanism and process ore on a rocky slope near Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado. One man hoists a screen using a rope and pulley, others stand by a wheel barrow and a group of barrels.
    • Teller County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1900.
    • [1899 or 1900?]
    • Gold Coin Mine burning, Victor's big fire

    • Bird's eye view of Gold Coin Mine, mill, shaft house & other surface buildings engulfed in flames & smoke, Victor, Colorado, August 21, 1899; view across rooftops of wooden frame residences & other wooden frame buildings on hillside towards Gold...
    • Victor (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.; Gold mining--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.
    • 1899
    • Portland gold mine company

    • View of the Portland Gold Mine Co. mine and mill buildings with tailings and smokestacks, Cripple Creek District, Teller County, Colorado.
    • Portland Gold Mining Company--Buildings--1900-1910.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Teller County--1900-1910.; Teller County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Gold mining--Colorado--Teller County--1900-1910.; Mills--Colorado--Teller County--1900-1910.;...
    • [1900?]
    • The homeless, Victor's big fire

    • View of large groups of people left homeless after Victor, Colorado's devastating fire on August 21, 1899. Shows numerous men, women & children huddled around household belongings; goods, furnishings & furniture in numerous piles along hillside;...
    • Victor (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.
    • 1899
    • Cripple Creek, Colo. from Anchoria-Leland Mine on Gold Hill looking north-west

    • Bird's eye view northwest towards Cripple Creek, Colorado from Anchoria-Leland Mine on Gold Hill; scene includes Moon Anchor Mine surface building, smelter and hoist, Golden and McKinley public school buildings, National Hotel, Saint Nicholas...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Pisgah, Mount (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • 1897 September 15

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