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    • Book Cliffs

    • View of layered shale cliffs and hills in Mesa County, Colorado. A wire fence with timber posts and a haystack are in Grand Valley. Sparse trees and shrubs are on the Book Cliffs.
    • Oil-shales--Colorado--Mesa County--1900-1920.; Book Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1900-1920.; Mesa County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Cliffs--Colorado--Mesa County--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1917?]
    • Cliffs of Chalk Creek

    • Chalk Creek runs through the foreground near the Chalk Cliffs in Chaffee County, Colorado. The cliffs are near the Mt. Princeton Hot Springs south of Buena Vista. Large shrubs stand on the shore of the creek.
    • Buena Vista (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Chaffee County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Cliffs--Colorado--1930-1950.; Shrubs--Colorado--Buena Vista--1930-1950.; Streams--Colorado--Buena Vista--1930-1950.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • The Book Cliffs near Green River, Utah

    • View of Beckwith Plateau in Emery County, Utah. Shows a butte, eroded sandstone cliffs in the Book Cliffs, and a dry river bed.
    • Beckwith Plateau (Utah)--1880-1900.; Book Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1880-1900.; Emery County (Utah)--1880-1900.; Buttes--Utah--Emery County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Oil shale cliffs on Parachute Creek near Grand Valley, Colo.

    • View of layered shale cliffs, trees, and fallen logs on Parachute Creek (Garfield County), Colorado. A wire fence is across the creek, and a road grade is on the Roan Cliffs.
    • Oil-shales--Colorado--Garfield County--1900-1920.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Parachute Creek (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1900-1920.; Cliffs--Colorado--Garfield County--1900-1920.; Streams--Colorado--Garfield...
    • [between 1900 and 1915?]
    • Oil shale deposits near Rifle, Colo.

    • A man wears a tie and stands near sagebrush in a valley below the Roan Cliffs near Rifle (Garfield County), Colorado. Shows trees, scree, and layered shale on steep cliffs in the distance.
    • Oil-shales--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1920-1930.; Cliffs--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.; Valleys--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Echo Cliffs, Cañon of the Grand River, Glenwood Extension D.& R.G.R.R.

    • View of the Glenwood Extension of the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad with narrow gauge tracks in Glenwood Canyon (Garfield County), Colorado. Shows the Grand River (Colorado River) and striated cliffs identified as Echo Cliffs, high meadows, pine...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1880-1890.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Glenwood Canyon (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cliffs--Colorado--Garfield County--1880-1890.; Railroad...
    • [between 1886 and 1892]
    • Anvil Point, Book Cliffs [sic]

    • View of a steep shale formation in the Roan Cliffs in Garfield County, Colorado. Shows a pointed rock formation identified as Anvil Point, talus, trees and possibly the Colorado River in a valley. Men pose on the shore in the distance.
    • Garfield County (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1890-1910.; Mesas--Colorado--Garfield County--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Lava cliffs & Elk Mountain

    • A fence with wood posts stands in a field in the foreground of this view of the Lava Cliffs and Elk Mountain near Hot Sulphur Springs in Grand County, Colorado.
    • Grand County (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Hot Sulphur Springs (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Cliffs--Colorado--1890-1910.; Fences--Colorado--Hot Sulphur Springs--1890-1910.; Meadows--Colorado--Hot Sulphur Springs--1890-1910.; Mountains--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1904?]
    • Lava cliffs at Hot Sulphur Spgs.

    • Two horses stand in a pasture in front of the Lava Cliffs at Hot Sulphur Springs in Colorado. A fence borders the pasture in the foreground.
    • Hot Sulphur Springs (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Cliffs--Colorado--1900-1920.; Horses--Colorado--Hot Sulphur Springs--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Two Elk Cliffs

    • A view of a Denver and Rio Grande Railway locomotive, tender and freight cars beside the Eagle River, Eagle County, Colorado. Shows boulders, logs in the river, pine and aspen trees on the cliff. A rock outcrop identified as Two Elk Cliffs is in...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company--1880-1890.; Eagle County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Eagle River (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cliffs--Colorado--Eagle County--1880-1890.; Railroads--Colorado--Eagle County--1880-1890.; Rivers--Colorado--Eagle...
    • [between 1880 and 1886?]
    • Chalk Creek Cliffs 1929

    • Chalk Creek runs through the foreground of this view looking toward the Chalk Cliffs near Mount Princeton Hot Springs in Chaffee County, Colorado. Large shrubs stand along the bank of the creek.
    • Chaffee County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Cliffs--Colorado--1920-1930.; Shrubs--Colorado--Chaffee County--1920-1930.; Streams--Colorado--Chaffee County--1920-1930.
    • [1929?]
    • Rifle area

    • View of probably oil shale layered cliffs in the Roan Cliffs in Garfield County, Colorado. Shows talus and trees and a meadow in a valley.
    • Garfield County (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Roan cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1890-1910.; Cliffs--Colorado--Garfield County--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Mount Lincoln - Book Cliffs

    • View of Mount Lincoln and the Book Cliffs, in Mesa County, Colorado. A man stands by a horse drawn buggy.
    • Book Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1890-1920.; Lincoln, Mount (Mesa County, Colo.)--1890-1920.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Mesa County--1890-1920.; Cliffs--Colorado--Mesa County--1890-1920.
    • [between 1890 and 1920?]
    • Mount Lincoln - Book Cliffs

    • View of Mount Lincoln and the Book Cliffs, in Mesa County, Colorado. A man sits in a horse drawn wagon full of brush or hay.
    • Book Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1890-1920.; Lincoln, Mount (Mesa County, Colo.)--1890-1920.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Mesa County--1890-1920.; Cliffs--Colorado--Mesa County--1890-1920.
    • [between 1890 and 1920?]
    • Echo Cliffs, Cañon of the Grand River

    • Echo Cliffs of Glenwood Canyon, near Glenwood Springs, Colorado; Colorado River (formerly called Grand River) paralleled by Denver & Rio Grande Railroad narrow gauge tracks on railroad embankment.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1890-1910.; Glenwood Canyon (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Canyons--Colorado--1890-1910.; Cliffs--Colorado--1890-1910.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--1890-1910.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--1890-1910.;...
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Canon City, Colo.

    • View of Phantom Canyon, near Canon City (Fremont County), Colorado; shows dirt road, Sixmile Creek, bridges, cliffs, splintered or striated rock formations, and a car.
    • Fremont County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Sixmile Creek (Fremont County, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Bridges--Colorado--Fremont County--1920-1930.; Cliffs--Colorado--Fremont County--1920-1930.; Roads--Colorado--Fremont County--1920-1930.;...
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Echo Cliffs, Canon of the Grand

    • View of the Colorado River and Denver and Rio Grande Railroad narrow gauge railroad tracks in Glenwood Canyon (Garfield County), Colorado. Shows cliffs identified as Echo Cliffs.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1880-1900.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1880-1900.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Glenwood Canyon (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Cliffs--Colorado--Garfield County--1880-1900.; Railroad...
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Jim Town Cliffs, Creed, Colo.

    • Jimtown (Lower Creede) is built in a narrow, steep, rocky canyon next to the town of Creede, in Mineral County, Colorado. The tracks of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad stretch through the town, next to mills, and wood-frame buildings with...
    • Creede (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.
    • September, 1896
    • Two Elk Cliffs, Eagle River

    • View of a conductor in the engine compartment of a Denver and Rio Grande Railway locomotive and a man in baggage beside the Eagle River, Eagle County, Colorado. Shows boulders, logs in the river, pine and aspen trees on cliffs. A rock outcrop...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company--1880-1890.; Eagle County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Eagle River (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cliffs--Colorado--Eagle County--1880-1890.; Railroads--Colorado--Eagle County--1880-1890.; Rivers--Colorado--Eagle...
    • [between 1880 and 1886?]
    • Mines above Ouray

    • View of mines on the cliffs of Gold Hill above Ouray (Ouray County), Colorado. Shows mine shafts on the rugged cliffs.
    • Ouray (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Abandoned mines--Colorado--Ouray--1960-1970.; Cliffs--Colorado--Ouray--1960-1970.
    • 1964
    • Roan Cliffs

    • View of Roan Cliffs, oil shale strata, and brush, in (probably) Garfield or Mesa County, Colorado.
    • Oil-shales--Colorado--1900-1930.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1900-1930.; Cliffs--Colorado--1900-1930.
    • [between 1900 and 1930?]
    • Slide Lake

    • View of an oil shale cliff, probably in the Roan Cliffs, and logs on a lake, possibly on the Colorado River, identified as Slide Lake, probably in Garfield County, Colorado. Shows talus snow on the mesa.
    • Garfield County (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Garfield County--1890-1910.; Mesas--Colorado--Garfield County--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Chalk cliffs. D.S.P. & P. Ry.

    • View looking toward the Chalk Cliffs near Mount Princeton Hot Springs in Chaffee County, Colorado. Two metal bridges with stone abutments and Colorado and Southern railroad tracks cross Chalk Creek.
    • Chaffee County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Chalk Cliffs (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Chalk Creek (Chaffee County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cliffs--Colorado--Chaffee County--1880-1890.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Chaffee County--1880-1890.
    • [between 1882 and 1890]
    • Echo Cliffs, Canon of the Grand River, Glenwood Extension D.& R.G.R.R.

    • View of the Glenwood Extension of the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad narrow gauge tracks in Glenwood Canyon, Garfield County, Colorado. Shows the Colorado River and striated cliffs identified as Echo Cliffs, high meadows, pine trees, and talus.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1880-1890.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Glenwood Canyon (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Canyons--Colorado--Garfield County--1880-1890.; Railroad...
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Looking south eastward over the Shale Cliffs toward Colorado River and North Mams [sic] Peak

    • Panoramic, aerial view of layered oil shale rock formations of the Roan Cliffs in Garfield County, Colorado. Shows Logan Wash in a valley near Mount Logan, the Colorado River, an extinct volcanic crater, and North Mamm Peak in the distance.
    • Oil-shales--Colorado--Garfield County--1930-1960.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1930-1960.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1930-1960.; Logan Wash (Colo.)--1930-1960.; Logan, Mount (Garfield County, Colo.)--1930-1960.; North Mamm Peak...
    • [between 1930 and 1960?]
    • Cliff View Poultry Plant

    • A man, woman, and boy pose by a building with a sign: "Cliff View Poultry Plant" and a poultry house in Rifle (Garfield County), Colorado; Battlement Mesa, hayfields, and the Roan Cliffs are in the distance.
    • Cliff View Poultry Plant (Rifle, Colo.)--1900-1906.; Rifle (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Poultry houses--Colorado--Rifle--1900-1910.; Poultry industry--Colorado--Rifle--1900-1910.
    • 1906 August 11
    • Roan cliffs outside of Rifle

    • Men wear suits and stand on a valley floor near sagebrush outside Rifle (Garfield County), Colorado. Scree and trees are on Roan Cliffs in the distance.
    • Garfield County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1910-1920.; Cliffs--Colorado--Garfield County--1910-1920.; Valleys--Colorado--Garfield County--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Haystack Mountain and plant site of the Mid-Continent Shale and Refining Co.

    • Men stand beside a car on a dirt road near Haystack Mountain in Garfield County, Colorado. Sagebrush, a haystack, trees, a fence, and Parachute Creek are in the valley. Shows layered shale on the Roan Cliffs and talus on mesas near the plant site...
    • Mid-Continent Shale and Refining Company--1920-1930.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.; Oil-shales--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Haystack Mountain (Garfield County,...
    • [1920 August]
    • Snow on shale cliffs

    • Snow is on layered shale cliffs and talus in probably Mesa County or Garfield County, Colorado. Trees and brush are in a ravine or possibly a creek bed.
    • Oil-shales--Colorado--1900-1920.; Cliffs--Colorado--1900-1920.; Snow--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Snow on shale cliffs

    • Snow is on a hillside below layered shale cliffs in probably Mesa County or Garfield County, Colorado. Shows trees and sagebrush on the hillside.
    • Oil-shales--Colorado--1900-1920.; Cliffs--Colorado--1900-1920.; Snow--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Echo Cliffs Grand River

    • View of Denver & Rio Grande Railway tracks beside the Colorado River, Glenwood Canyon, Garfield County, Colorado. Shows Echo Cliffs.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company--1880-1890.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1880-1899.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Glenwood Canyon (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Canyons--Colorado--Garfield County--1880-1890.; Cliffs--Colorado--Garfield...
    • [between 1881 and 1885]
    • Echo Cliffs, Grand River Canyon, Colorado

    • Narrow gauge tracks of the Glenwood Extension of the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad follow Glenwood Canyon (Garfield County), Colorado. Striated "Echo Cliffs," pine trees, brush and talus flank the Colorado River.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1880-1890.; Eagle County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Canyons--Colorado--Eagle County--1880-1890.; Cliffs--Colorado--Eagle County--1880-1890.; Railroad...
    • 1900
    • The Book Cliffs, Utah

    • View of Beckwith Plateau in the Book Cliffs, Emery County, Utah.
    • Beckwith Plateau (Utah)--1880-1890.; Book Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1880-1890.; Emery County (Utah)--1880-1890.
    • [between 1882 and 1890?]
    • Eagles nest in Glen Eyrie

    • Glen Eyrie cliffs, El Paso County, Colorado. Shows steep cliffs and forest.
    • El Paso County (Colo.)--1890-1930.; Cliffs--Colorado--El Paso County--1890-1930.
    • [between 1895 and 1925?]
    • Canon of Grand River Echo Cliffs

    • View of the Colorado River in Eagle County, Colorado, with cliffs and Denver and Rio Grande Railroad tracks.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1890-1910.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1890-1910.; Eagle County (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Canyons--Colorado--Eagle County--1890-1910.; Cliffs--Colorado--Eagle County--1890-1910.; Railroad...
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Pajarito Park Puye Cliffs- openings for beam ends

    • Close-up view of the Puye Cliffs, Native American (Tewa) tuff dwellings, at Puye Cliff Dwellings, Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico. The cliffs have arched doorways that stand underneath holes for vigas.
    • Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--1900-1910.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--1900-1910.; Tewa Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--1900-1910.; Puye Cliff...
    • 1910
    • [Green Ri]ver and the Book Cliffs

    • View of the Green River in Utah. Shows a ferry, a dock and the Book Cliffs in the distance.
    • Book Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1880-1900.; Green River (Wyo.-Utah)--1880-1900.; Ferries--American--Utah--1880-1900.; Rivers--Utah--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Shale cliffs facing Collbran

    • View of layered shale cliffs near Collbran (Mesa County), Colorado. Trees are on mountain slopes and in a valley.
    • Oil-shales--Colorado--Mesa County--1910-1930.; Mesa County (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Cliffs--Colorado--Mesa County--1910-1930.; Valleys--Colorado--Mesa County--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Towering cliffs, Marshall, Colo., U.S.A.

    • Men and a woman pose on rocks near cliffs, rock formations and a narrow valley in Boulder County, Colorado.
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Cliffs.; Rock formations.
    •  
    • Pajarito Park Cliff & canon

    • View of tuff cliffs near Frijoles Canyon, Bandelier National Monument, New Mexico. Trees stand near the eroded cliffs.
    • Bandelier National Monument (N.M.)--1900-1910.; Cliffs--New Mexico--1900-1910.; National parks & reserves--New Mexico--1900-1910.
    • [either 1909 or 1910]
    • Chalk Rocks, Chalk Creek Canon

    • View of the Chalk Cliffs in Chaffee County, Colorado. Denver, South Park, and Pacific Railroad Company tracks and metal bridges with stone abutments cross Chalk Creek.
    • Denver, South Park, and Pacific Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Chaffee County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Chalk Cliffs (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Chalk Creek (Chaffee County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cliffs--Colorado--Chaffee County--1880-1890.; Railroad...
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Echo Cliffs, Canon of Grand River

    • View of Echo Cliffs in Glenwood Canyon, Garfield County, Colorado. Shows the Colorado River and Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company tracks.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1880-1900.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1880-1900.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Glenwood Canyon (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Canyons--Colorado--Garfield County--1880-1900.; Cliffs--Colorado--Garfield...
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Entrance to South Boulder Creek canon cliffs 1500 feet high

    • View of Eldorado Canyon, in Boulder County, Colorado; shows sheer granite cliffs, trees, and South Boulder Creek.
    • South Boulder Creek (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Canyons--Colorado--Boulder County--1880-1900.; Streams--Colorado--Boulder County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Oil shale development, Naval oil shale

    • View of a Naval oil shale plant near probably Rulison (Garfield County), Colorado. Mine buildings have corrugated metal sides, gabled roofs, and smokestacks. Shows layered shale on the Roan Cliffs and talus in the distance.
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--Garfield County--1930-1960.; Oil-shales--Colorado--Garfield County--1930-1960.; Roan cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1930-1960.; Rulison (Colo.)--1930-1960.; Cliffs--Colorado--Garfield County--1930-1960.; Mine...
    • [between 1930 and 1960?]
    • Shale ridges at the head of Parachute Creek near Grand Valley, Colo.

    • Layered shale on Roan Cliffs is above a valley and trees that surround Parachute Creek in Garfield County, Colorado. A one-story log cabin is on the valley floor. Trees, scree, and brush are on the hillside.
    • Oil-shales--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Parachute Creek (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1920-1930.; Cliffs--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.; Log cabins--Colorado--Garfield...
    • [1920 August]
    • Oil shale plant beside Colorado River

    • View of the oil shale demonstration plant beside the Colorado River near Rifle (Garfield County), Colorado. Smoke rises from smokestacks of the multi-story building, probably an oil shale retort. Denver and Rio Grande tracks are beside the river,...
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--Garfield County--1910-1930.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1910-1930.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1910-1930.; Cliffs--Colorado--Garfield County--1910-1930.;...
    • [between 1915 and 1930?]
    • Close view of oil shale deposits in northwestern Colorado

    • Men stand on a rocky ledge and pose beneath a layered shale cliff in Mesa County or Garfield County, Colorado. Shale cliffs are above talus, shrubs, and a valley.
    • Oil-shales--Colorado--1900-1920.; Cliffs--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1918]
    • Clear Creek Canon 16 mi from De Beque, Colo

    • View of Roan Cliffs and the Clear Creek valley in Garfield County, Colorado; men pose on a rock.
    • Garfield County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1900-1910.; Mountains--Colorado--Garfield County--1900-1910.; Valleys--Colorado--Garfield County--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]

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