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    • Spruce Creek Falls

    • In this view of Spruce Creek Falls south of Breckenridge, Colorado, a narrow crevice in jagged, stepped stone allows passage of the creek's water, which makes various turns and drops as it approaches the foreground. Evergreens grow from cracks in...
    • Breckenridge (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Spruce Creek Falls (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Waterfalls--Colorado--Breckenridge--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • East from Iron Springs Station

    • A Colorado Midland Railway train vents smoke as it approaches the Iron Springs trestle near Manitou Springs in El Paso County, Colorado. The depot and dirt piles are by railroad tracks in Englemann Canyon.
    • Colorado Midland Railway Company--1880-1900.; Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Railroads--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1880-1900.; Trestles--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1880-1900.
    • [between 1886 and 1900?]
    • C&S RR in Platte Canon

    • A Colorado & Southern locomotive and train approaches the depot in Ferndale, Park County, Colorado; a cloud of smoke billows above the engine. A wooden crate with bottles rests on the train platform. In the distance a sheer cliff is covered with...
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--1900-1910.; Ferndale (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Ferndale--1900-1910.; Railroads--Colorado--Ferndale--1900-1910.
    • 1900
    • 3414 passing by La Veta, Colo.

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western steam locomotive number 3414 (2-8-8-2) approaches the railroad station in La Veta (Huerfano County), Colorado. TA man stands near the frame building which has "La Veta" painted on the side. A sign on the building...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1930-1940.; La Veta (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Railroad locomotives.; Railroad stations.
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    • Downtown Colorado Springs

    • Streetcar number 40 approaches on Pikes Peak Avenue, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. Brick commercial buildings with awnings and storefronts flank the dirt street. The Antlers Hotel on the west end has half-timbered dormers and a round...
    • Antlers Hotel (Colorado Springs, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Business districts--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Hotels--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Street railroads--Colorado--Colorado...
    • [between 1892 and 1898?]
    • Mule train, Nellie mine

    • A pack mule train approaches the Nellie Mine in San Miguel County, Colorado.
    • Nellie Mine (San Miguel County, Colo.)--1900-1910.; San Miguel County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--San Miguel County--1900-1910.; Mules--Colorado--San Miguel County--1900-1910.; Packtrains--Colorado--San Miguel County--1900-1910.
    • [between 1934 and 1941]
    • Interior of show sheds, Summit Station, CPRR Sierra Nevada Mountains

    • Interior view of Central Pacific Railroad snow sheds in Summit (Placer County), California. A locomotive with a cow catcher and balloon stack approaches.
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--Buildings--1870-1880.; Summit (Calif.)--1870-1880.; Interiors--California--Summit--1870-1880.; Railroad locomotives--California--Summit--1870-1880.; Snowsheds--California--Summit--1870-1880.
    • [1870]
    • Pingree Hill, which drops 1,200 ft in 2 1/2 miles

    • View of dirt road on Pingree Hill, in Larimer County, Colorado; a covered wagon approaches.
    • Larimer County (Colo.)--1880-1910.; Pingree Hill (Colo.)--1880-1910.; Covered wagons--Colorado--Larimer County--1880-1910.; Dirt roads--Colorado--Larimer County--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1910?]
    • D&RGW

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive #489 (2-8-2), with a pilot snowplow and consist of freight cars, approaches a switchback near Garfield in Chaffee County, Colorado. Shows smoke above the locomotive, snow and rocky slopes in the...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Chaffee County (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Sawatch Range (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Chaffee County--1950-1960.; Railroad switching--Colorado--Chaffee County--1950-1960.;...
    • 1952 December 29
    • Colorado & Southern Ry. (2-8-0) # 620 Denver, Colo., Globeville line to stockyards

    • Colorado & Southern steam locomotive # 620, with a consist of freight cars, approaches a wye near the Denver Union Stock Yard Company stockyard in Denver, Colorado. Stock pens are near the tracks. Storage tanks and industrial buildings are in the...
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--1950-1960.; Denver Union Stock Yard Company--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Globeville (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Corrals.; Meat industry.; Railroad locomotives.; Railroads.; Snow.; Stockyards.
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    • Coming toward end at 1st and G St., Salida

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western locomotive 268 (Santa Claus Train) and caboose 0578 approaches in Salida (Chaffee County), Colorado; smoke pours from the stack. A Christmas wreath and a pine tree are on the caboose. The train is near a truck and...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Salida (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Christmas decorations--Colorado--Salida--1950-1960.; Christmas trees--Colorado--Salida--1950-1960.; Railroad cabooses--Colorado--Salida--1950-1960.; Railroad...
    • 1950 January 22
    • Warehouse district

    • Aerial view of the warehouse district in downtown Denver, Colorado. Shows a complex of buildings owned by the Weicker Transfer and Storage Company. Painted signs on the side of the building include a swastika symbol. Other businesses in the area...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Bridges--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Railroads--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Warehouses--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Between Telluride and Ouray

    • A car approaches on the road between Telluride and Ouray, San Miguel or Ouray County, Colorado.
    • Automobiles--Colorado--1920-1930.; Dirt roads--Colorado--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Lawndale Ry. & Industrial Co. 2-8-0 #4 3-foot gauge, Lawndale Junction, N.C.

    • A narrow gauge Lawndale Railway and Industrial Company locomotive and train approaches near Lawndale Junction, a railroad stop in Cleveland County, North Carolina. Houses are beside the tracks.
    • Lawndale Railway & Industrial Company--1940-1950.; Cleveland County (N.C.)--1940-1950.; Narrow gauge railroads--North Carolina--Cleveland County--1940-1950.
    • 1942 March 28
    • RG # 1034 switching @ 14th St, viaduct, 10:20 A.M.

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande Western steam locomotive no. 1034 (2-8-0) with a tender, post office car, baggage car and passenger car in the yards near the 14th (Fourteenth) Street viaduct in Denver, Colorado. A man stands on the front of the...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Railroad switching--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Railroads--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • 1949 September 11
    • C & S 610 (2-8-0) switching, Trinidad

    • Colorado & Southern steam locomotive # 610 approaches a switch in Trinidad (Las Animas County), Colorado. A man in overalls stands on the cowcatcher. The engineer leans out of the cab. A brick building with arched windows is near the tracks.
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--1950-1960.; Trinidad (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Railroad employees.; Railroad locomotives.; Railroads.
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    • Tolland

    • A Denver Northwestern and Pacific passenger train approaches the town of Tolland (formerly Mammoth) in Boulder Park, Gilpin County, Colorado. Passengers are gathered near the depot and passenger shed. Commercial facilities and houses are near the...
    • Denver, Northwestern and Pacific Railway--1900-1920.; Tolland (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Cities & towns.; Railroad stations.; Railroads.
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    • D & R G W 1146 w/3 car psgs

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive #1146 approaches with passenger coaches.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Railroad locomotives--1940-1950.; Railroad passenger cars--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Monero - eastbound

    • A Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad freight train approaches the depot at Monero (Rio Arriba County), New Mexico. Locomotive 487 vents smoke. A tipple is in the distance.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Monero (N.M.)--1950-1960.; Railroad stations--New Mexico--Monero--1950-1960.; Railroads--New Mexico--Monero--1950-1960.; Tipples--New Mexico--Monero--1950-1960.
    • 1954 April
    • Yellowstone Lake, landing at Stormy [sic] Point

    • View of a wooden boat dock in Yellowstone Lake with rowboats on the shore at Storm Point, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. A steam-driven sightseeing boat with men and women passengers approaches the dock. A man and woman stand on a dock stacked...
    • Yellowstone Lake (Wyo.)--1900-1920.; Yellowstone National Park--1900-1920.; Boats--Yellowstone National Park--1900-1920.; Lakes & ponds--Yellowstone National Park--1900-1920.; Piers & wharves--Yellowstone National Park--1900-1920.; Railroad...
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • So Canon from smelter

    • Dwellings, outbuildings, orchards and gardens flank a dirt street in Canon City, Colorado. A buggy approaches a tree-lined parkway fronting a two-story institutional building with a belfry. The town, foothills and mountains are in the background.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Canon city railroad stations

    • The brick Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Depot, at the western corner of South 9th (Ninth) Street and Highway 50, in Canon City (Fremont County), Colorado, has a hipped gable terra cotta tile roof, bracketed, wide eaves, stone trim, and an open...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Street scene, Grand Junction, Colo.

    • View east on Main Street from 5th (Fifth) Street, Grand Junction, Colorado, shows a row of one and two-story flat-roof brick and stone business buildings, many with window awnings. A boy on a bicycle approaches the First National Bank on the...
    • Grand Junction (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Grand Junction--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Grand Junction--1890-1900.
    • between 1890 and 1900
    • D&RGW, Carracas, Colo.

    • A conductor stands beside a Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad train as D&RGW narrow gauge locomotive 473 (2-8-2) approaches Carracas (Archuleta County), Colorado. Train 215 and 216 are both "San Juan" trains. A man stands beside an...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Carracas (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Carracas--1940-1950.; Railroad employees--Colorado--Carracas--1940-1950.; Railroad...
    • 1945 October 8
    • S S Ranch, Holly, Colo

    • Stone buildings on a ranch in Holly, Prowers County, Colorado. A white picket fence and trees surround the two-story, gable roofed house; a substantial stone barn with arched doors and frame outbuildings adjoin. A horse-drawn buggy approaches, and...
    • Holly (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Ranches--Colorado--Holly--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Castleton 278 & flanger kicking snow on wye

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western locomotive 278 approaches through snow near Castleton (Gunnison County), Colorado; smoke vents from the stack and high bluffs are in the distance.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Castleton (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Castleton--1950-1960.; Snow--Colorado--Castleton--1950-1960.
    • 1950 February 28
    • Tope public school, Grand Junction

    • Exterior view of Tope elementary school, North 7th (Seventh), Grand Junction, Colorado, shows a one-story flat-roof brick public school building with a series of single double-hung windows, a brick smokestack, and a front entryway with a series of...
    • Grand Junction (Colo.)--1980-1990.; Schools--Colorado--Grand Junction--1980-1990.
    • 1980
    • Union Pacific 4003 extra north at Brighton

    • Union Pacific steam locomotive 4003 (4-8-8-4) with a consist of Gondola and freight cars approaches a cattle guard near Brighton (Adams County), Colorado. Dark smoke rises from the locomotive.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Brighton (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Brighton--1950-1960.; Railroads--Colorado--Brighton--1950-1960.
    • 1956 October 12
    • Strathmore Hotel, Canon City

    • The brick Strathmore Hotel, in Canon City, Colorado, has a flat roof, dentiled cornice, and stone sills and keystones. A second floor balcony has wrought iron railing, filigree skirting. The rear wing has a mansard roof and dormers; early...
    • Strathmore Hotel (Canon City, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Canon City (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Hotels--Colorado--Canon City--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Mesa Verde, general views

    • A horse-drawn wagon stands on a dirt road built into a steep hillside, possibly Knife Edge Road, in Mesa Verde National Park. Workers are gathered near the wagon, where several large slabs of rock also lie. Additional men stand above them on the...
    • Knife Edge Road (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Mountain roads--Colorado--History--1920-1930.; Roads, Earth--1920-1930.; Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Cliffs--Colorado--1920-1930.
    • [between 1923 and 1927?]
    • Maybell, Colorado

    • Store in Maybell, Moffat County, Colorado, is a one-story building with a false front and a corner entry. A man approaches the door; pay telephones and hollyhocks are to the side, gasoline pumps are opposite. Signs read: "Chevron," "Self-Serve,"...
    • Maybell (Colo.)--1980-1990.; Stores & shops--Colorado--Maybell--1980-1990.
    • 1985
    • Silt, Sacred Heart Catholic Church

    • View of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Silt, Garfield County, Colorado; shows a frame building with a belfry and a cross. A woman approaches entry steps.
    • Silt (Colo.)--1980-1990.; Catholic churches--Colorado--Silt--1980-1990.; Women--Colorado--Silt--1980-1990.
    • 1987
    • Mule Shoe Bend, Veta Pass

    • View of a Denver and Rio Grande Railway train, with a locomotive and mixed cars, at Mule Shoe Bend on Veta Pass (La Veta Pass) in Costilla County, Colorado. The train approaches a rusticated stone trestle with a stone embankment. Lettering on...
    • Costilla County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Veta Pass (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Railroads--Colorado--Costilla County--1880-1890.; Trestles--Colorado--Costilla County--1880-1890.
    • [between 1881and 1889]
    • East Tennessee & Western North Carolina R.R. 4-6-0 #12, Cranberry, N.C. stub switch at left.

    • Narrow gauge East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Railroad steam locomotive number 12 pulls freight cars loaded with logs at Cranberry (Avery County), North Carolina. The train approaches a stub switch. A dilapidated wooden railroad storage...
    • East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Cranberry (N.C.)--1940-1950.; Narrow gauge railroads--North Carolina--Cranberry--1940-1950.; Railroad freight cars--North Carolina--Cranberry--1940-1950.
    • 1942 November 18
    • Welcome arch Greeley

    • Lights illuminate this arch in Greeley, Colorado. Commercial buildings flank the street; an automobile approaches.
    • Greeley (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Arches--Colorado--Greeley--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Looking south on Broadway

    • View of Broadway at 1st (First) Avenue in Denver, Colorado. Pedestrians stand in the street as a streetcar approaches. Automobiles are parked nearby. Signs on buildings read: "Williams Stores Co.," "H. C. Bush Jeweler," "Watkins Cafe," "Imperial...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    • 1928 December 21
    • Bell ringer for the Central City Opera House

    • A man ringing a bell approaches on Eureka Street in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado; Teller House, the First National Bank block, City Hall, William's Stables building, and the Registry Block are to the sides. People crowd sidewalks; cumulus...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Bells--Colorado--Central City--1960-1970.; Business districts--Colorado--Central City--1960-1970.; Men--Colorado--Central City--1960-1970.; Opera houses--Colorado--Central City--1960-1970.; Central City Opera House.
    • 1966
    • Deadly peril of a huntsman in the Rockies

    • A bear attacks a hunter in a narrow canyon in the Rocky Mountains. The man has fallen to the ground; his shirt is torn at the shoulder and his bowie knife is out of reach on the ground. A second hunter on horseback holds a pistol, and approaches...
    • Bears--1900-1910.; Horseback riding--1900-1910.; Hunting--1900-1910.; Rescues--1900-1910.
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    • Dust storm

    • A two-door sedan approaches amid blowing dust. Telephone poles are to the sides.
    • Droughts--1930-1940.; Dust storms--1930-1940.
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    • Royal Gorge, Grand Canyon of the Arkansas, Colorado, U.S.A.

    • View of the Hanging Bridge and the Arkansas River in the Royal Gorge in Fremont County, Colorado. Shows the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad line with three rails and a stone retaining wall. The snow-covered granitic walls of the canyon are beside...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1890-1900.; Arkansas River--1890-1900.; Fremont County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Royal Gorge (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Canyons--Colorado--Fremont County--1890-1900.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Fremont...
    • 1898
    • South Platte River, levee

    • View of the South Platte River in Denver, the Globeville neighborhood, Colorado. Shows a train as it approaches a railroad bridge, a water diversion project, and a factory or plant with two smokestacks.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Globeville (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1920-1930.; Factories--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Railroads--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.;...
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • T.E. car 315 south meeting cars 505, 603, 620 Negro & wagon in fore, E. Waco, Texas.

    • View of Texas Electric Railway interurban streetcar 315 at a grade crossing in Waco (McLennan County), Texas; cars 505, 603, 620 are in the distance. An African American (Black) man in a donkey-drawn wagon approaches the railroad crossing. A sign...
    • Texas Electric Railway--1940-1950.; Waco (Tex.)--1940-1950.; African Americans--Texas--Waco--1940-1950.; Cars & wagons--Texas--Waco--1940-1950.; Dirt roads--Texas--Waco--1940-1950.; Electric railroads--Texas--Waco--1940-1950.; Railroad...
    • 1946 June 10
    • Central City Opera House Bell Ringer

    • A man ringing a bell approaches on Eureka Street in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado; the Williams' Stables Buildings and City Hall are to the sides. Outfit includes a string tie, frock coat, and riding boots; poster reads: "Central City...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Bells--Colorado--Central City--1830-1940.; Men--Colorado--Central City--1930-1940.
    • [between 1950 and 1959?]
    • Santa Fe 1852 extra south at West Colfax Ave. crossing, 11 A.M.

    • Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe railroad steam locomotive 1852 (2-6-2) with freight cars approaches the West Colfax railroad crossing in Denver, Colorado. A warehouse with a smoke stack and two road viaducts are in the distance.
    • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Bridges--Colorado--Sedalia--1950-1960.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Railroads--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1952 July 2
    • Hiawatha, showing tramway and large masonry channel for the flood waters

    • Railroad tracks and a masonry lined ditch climb a narrow valley in Hiawatha, Moffat County, Colorado. Frame miners' houses flank the sides, and a tram car approaches stone company buildings at the base of low hills. This was a company town of the...
    • Hiawatha (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Mining--Colorado--Hiawatha--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Typical miner's cabin

    • A woman and a young girl pose near a log cabin on a snow dusted landscape as a man driving a wagon approaches in the background, Colorado. The cabin has a plank front with timber walls and roof.
    • Girls--Colorado--1870-1880.; Log cabins--Colorado--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--1870-1880.; Mothers & children--Colorado--1870-1880.; Mothers--Colorado--1870-1880.
    • [between 1870 and 1880?]
    • Nevada City, Colo, one mile above Central City as seen from Bald Mountain

    • Nevadaville, Gilpin County, Colorado, consists of frame buildings flanking Main Street; some have balconies. Buckboards are parked on the dirt thoroughfare; a man approaches in the foreground and dirt road leads up Quartz Hill.
    • Nevadaville (Colo.)--1860-1880.; Business districts--Colorado--Nevadaville--1860-1880.
    • [between 1865 and 1875?]
    • Texas Mexican Ry. #502 diesel switcher 2. approaching crossing, Corpus Christi, Tex.

    • Texas Mexican Railway diesel switcher #502 and freight cars approaches a grade crossing in Corpus Christi (Nueces County), Texas. Shows railroad workers and a metal sided building with a roof-top ventilation pipe.
    • Texas Mexican Railway Company--1940-1950.; Corpus Christi (Tex.)--1940-1950.; Railroad crossings--Texas--Corpus Christi--1940-1950.; Railroad locomotives--Texas--Corpus Christi--1940-1950.
    • 1946 April 7
    • Colorado and Southern locomotive 235

    • A locomotive blowing black smoke approaches in the snow covered Colorado & Southern railyard, in Trinidad, Colorado. Scene includes two cabooses and part of a freight car. A man stands next to two harp switches, and another man stands in the...
    • Trinidad (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Trinidad--1920-1930.; Railroad shops & yards--Colorado--Trinidad--1920-1930.; Colorado and Southern Railway.
    • [1922?]

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