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    • White, John

    • John C. White, a stage driver during the mining boom in Eldora in Boulder County, Colorado, poses for a studio bust portrait. Eldora experienced its boom near the end of the 19th century. White drove the stage route between Eldora and Boulder...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Main boom on the Gallatin River, Central Park

    • Men stand and pose beside piles of timber, levees, and on a log boom on the Gallatin River at Central Park (Gallatin County), Montana. A man and a woman sit and pose in a rowboat beside the boom. The woman wears a dress, a neck scarf, and a cap....
    • Allen Gold Co.
    • [between 1895 and 1910?]
    • Nederland, Colo. 1916

    • Nederland, a mining town in Boulder County, Colorado, experienced a tungsten boom in 1916 when demand for steel-strengthening elements was high because of World War I. The large Hetzer Hotel stands in the left midground on a wide, dirt road. A...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [1916?]
    • Ghost town of Gothic, Colo.

    • The massive craggy face of Gothic Mountain (12,625 feet) looms over the town of Gothic with its few scattered dilapidated log and wood frame buildings, in Gunnison County, Colorado. Possibly Garwood Hall, Judd's, (last resident after the boom)...
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    • [between 1920 and 1930]
    • Eldora, Colorado 1890-1899

    • Two panoramic prints mounted together show the town of Eldora in Boulder County, Colorado, during its mining boom. The town is at the base of a hill lined with pine trees. Part of a pine tree trunk stands in the left foreground.
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.;
    • [1899?]
    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Boom Car RGX-3337

    • Photograph of the several unidentified men in front of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Boom Car RGX-3337. The car functioned with D&RGW Derrick No. 27 from circa 1957 until 1997. The D&RGW's Salt Lake City car shops refitted the elegant...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • circa 1935
    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Boom Car RGX-3337 interior

    • Photograph of the interior of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Boom Car RGX-3337. The car functioned with D&RGW Derrick No. 27 from circa 1957 until 1997. The D&RGW's Salt Lake City car shops refitted the elegant business car to perform...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • circa 1938
    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Boom Car RGX-3337

    • Photograph of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Boom Car RGX-3337. The car functioned with D&RGW Derrick No. 27 from circa 1957 until 1997. The D&RGW's Salt Lake City car shops refitted the elegant business car to perform maintenance-of-way...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • 1998 November
    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Boom Car RGX-3337

    • Photograph of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Boom Car RGX-3337. The car functioned with D&RGW Derrick No. 27 from circa 1957 until 1997. The D&RGW's Salt Lake City car shops refitted the elegant business car to perform maintenance-of-way...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • 1998 November
    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Boom Car RGX-3337

    • Photograph of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Boom Car RGX-3337. The car functioned with D&RGW Derrick No. 27 from circa 1957 until 1997. The D&RGW's Salt Lake City car shops refitted the elegant business car to perform maintenance-of-way...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • 1998 November
    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Boom Car RGX-3337

    • Photograph of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Boom Car RGX-3337. The car functioned with D&RGW Derrick No. 27 from circa 1957 until 1997. The D&RGW's Salt Lake City car shops refitted the elegant business car to perform maintenance-of-way...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • 1998 November
    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Boom Car RGX-3337

    • Photograph of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Boom Car RGX-3337. The car functioned with D&RGW Derrick No. 27 from circa 1957 until 1997. The D&RGW's Salt Lake City car shops refitted the elegant business car to perform maintenance-of-way...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • 1998 November
    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Boom Car RGX-3337

    • Photograph of the interior of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Boom Car RGX-3337 with its cable and hooking system. The car functioned with D&RGW Derrick No. 27 from circa 1957 until 1997. The D&RGW's Salt Lake City car shops refitted the...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • 1998 November
    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Boom Car RGX-3337

    • Photograph of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Boom Car RGX-3337. The car functioned with D&RGW Derrick No. 27 from circa 1957 until 1997. The D&RGW's Salt Lake City car shops refitted the elegant business car to perform maintenance-of-way...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • circa 1994
    • Rudefaha mine in boom days of 1904-1908

    • Miners sit on, or stand near, ore cars at the Rudefaha Copper Mine in Battle (Carbon County), Wyoming. Shows wooden mine buildings, tailings piles and an aerial tramway tower.
    • Sanborn (Colo.)
    •  
    • Upper Red River N. M. La Belle boom

    • Miners connected with the La Belle mining boom pose in (possibly) Taos County, New Mexico, with loaded pack mules.
    • Davis, O. T.
    • 1895
    • Caribou, Colo. 1870-1879

    • probably when this image was first taken.; The mining town of Caribou sits along the base of Caribou Hill in Boulder County, Colorado. The schoolhouse is in the left foreground on Sherman Street with three long log poles propped against one side...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Bur-rodeo, first annual event in Leadville

    • Contestants and their burros gather at the start of the first annual "Bur-rodeo" racem, a feature of the "Boom Days" festivies in Leadville, Colorado. Spectators look on from behind a snowfence, while three male contestants in shorts, one with a...
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    • 1969
    • Bur-rodeo, first annual event in Leadville

    • Contestants and their burros on part of the twenty-one mile course of the first annual "Bur-rodeo" race, a feature of the "Boom Days" festivies in Leadville, Colorado. Numbers 66, 65 and 59 head up a gravel street with residences on the side, and a...
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    • 1969
    • Demolition of Gove Junior High 1976

    • View of a crane boom as it lowers onto the roof of Gove Junior High School at 14th (Fourteenth) Avenue and Colorado Boulevard in Denver, Colorado. Roof areas that have been demolished are visible through the windows.
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 1976
    • Eldora - Happy Valley

    • large pine tree is in the foreground.; The town of Eldora is nestled between two mountain ridges in Boulder County, Colorado. Eldora saw its boom near the end of the 19th century when mining camps started to develop in the surrounding area. The...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Bur-rodeo, first annual event in Leadville

    • Contestants in shorts and running shoes gather their burros at the start of the first annual "Bur-rodeo" race, a feature of the "Boom Days" festivies in Leadville, Colorado. Children in jeans and plaid shirts and adults in cowboy hats are among the...
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    • 1969
    • Nederland

    • View of Main Street in Nederland (Boulder County), Colorado; shows false front businesses, pedestrians, and cars.
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [1916?]
    • Talmadge and Boyer Block

    • Exterior photograph of the Talmadge and Boyer Block located in Denver, Colorado. Constructed in 1891, the first floor of the three-story building was divided into six commercial spaces, and there were two floors of apartments above. The facade is...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • Undated
    • Talmadge and Boyer Block

    • Exterior photograph of the decorative molding around the upper story windows on the Talmadge and Boyer Block located in Denver, Colorado. Constructed in 1891, the first floor of the three-story building was divided into six commercial spaces, and...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • Undated
    • Talmadge and Boyer Block

    • Exterior photograph of the Talmadge and Boyer Block located in Denver, Colorado. Constructed in 1891, the first floor of the three-story building was divided into six commercial spaces, and there were two floors of apartments above. The facade is...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • Undated
    • Talmadge and Boyer Block

    • Exterior photograph of the back of the Talmadge and Boyer Block located in Denver, Colorado. Constructed in 1891, the first floor of the three-story building was divided into six commercial spaces, and there were two floors of apartments above. ...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • Undated
    • 1909 Blake Street, Denver

    • View of a brick office building at 1909 Blake Street in the Union Station Neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Features include corbeled ornaments, an entry canopy, and a loading dock. Cars are parked in an adjacent parking lot and by a street lamp;...
    • Whitacre, Roger.
    • 1995 June
    • Talmadge and Boyer Block

    • Exterior photograph of the back of the Talmadge and Boyer Block located in Denver, Colorado. Constructed in 1891, the first floor of the three-story building was divided into six commercial spaces, and there were two floors of apartments above. ...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • Undated
    • Talmadge and Boyer Block

    • Exterior photograph of the entrance and name plaque on the exterior of the Talmadge and Boyer Block located in Denver, Colorado. Constructed in 1891, the first floor of the three-story building was divided into six commercial spaces, and there...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • Undated
    • Talmadge and Boyer Block

    • Exterior photograph of the Talmadge and Boyer Block located in Denver, Colorado. Constructed in 1891, the first floor of the three-story building was divided into six commercial spaces, and there were two floors of apartments above. The facade is...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • Undated
    • Placer mining near Rich.

    • View of a placer mining site near possibly Richfield (Conejos County), Colorado; men look at a boom with pulleys and a excavated pit. A cat is by a frame shack.
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    • [between 1880 and 1910?]
    • Lawrence, Colo.

    • A group of people mounted on horses and burros pose outside three Lawrence businesses, Teller County, Colorado. The front gable buildings are constructed of log or board and batten with false fronts. Signs read: "Bert Cave, General Merchandise...
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    • [between 1892 and 1900]
    • Eldora, Colorado 1900

    • Several buildings stand along dirt roads, probably including Eldorado Avenue, in Eldora, a mining town in Boulder County, Colorado. The town experienced its mining boom for about two years starting in 1897, when gold tellurides and sulphides were...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Zang's Hotel as it looked after it was first erected

    • Four men and two dogs stand on the porch of "Zang's Hotel and Bar" in the town of Creede, Colorado, in Mineral County. A saddled horse is hitched to a sidewalk. Architectural elements of the building include two stories, false fronts, cornices,...
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    • 1892
    • Leadville, north

    • View north across Leadville, Colorado. Boom town filled with log and wood frame houses, lean-tos, false fronts, sheds, and barns and some canvas tents. A lumber mill with piles of logs and sawdust and a slope of stumps is in the foreground....
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    • [between 1877 and 1879]
    • Montgomery City - Mt. Lincoln

    • This etching of Montgomery, Park County, Colorado, shows cabins, a road, people, and wagons. The conical mountain in the background, erroneously thought to be the highest in the state, was named after president Abraham Lincoln. During its boom, the...
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    • [between 1859 and 1868?]
    • Montgomery, Colo.

    • Montgomery, Park County, Colorado, is a group of log dwellings at the base of steep mountain slopes. Grass and standing water are in the foreground. This silver boom town began in 1859, and was abandoned by 1868.
    • Wakely, George D.
    • [between 1859 and 1868?]
    • Montgomery, Colorado

    • Montgomery, Park County, Colorado, consists of log dwellings; many are under construction. Stumps are in the foreground, and the hillside in the background is covered with bare trees. Founded in 1859, this silver boom town was abandoned by 1868.
    •  
    • [between 1859 and 1868?]
    • Montgomery, Colorado

    • Montgomery, Park County, Colorado, consists of gable roofed log buildings in meadow. Fenceposts cross the scene, cattle graze, and mountain slopes are in the background. This siver boom town began in 1859 and was abandoned by 1868.
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    • 1931

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