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    • Fifteenth Street, Denver

    • View of 15th (Fifteenth) Street, in Denver, Colorado; shows businesses with signs: "J. H. Voorheis" (on hanging boot), "Warren Hussey & Co Bank," and "Watches and Jewelry." Also shows a barber pole, the First National Bank (under construction),...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Business districts--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1861
    • Black Hawk, Colorado

    • Construction of the Gunnell Gold Company mill and mine in Black Hawk, Gilpin County, Colorado, later used as the Colorado Central railroad station. Shows stone building and lumber.
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Construction--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.; Mills--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.
    • 1864 November 16
    • Water power plant Montgomery City Colo

    • The water power plant at Montgomery, Park County, Colorado, consists of a frame wheel construction. Water rushes through rocks; trees, slopes, and the flume are in the background.
    • Montgomery (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Water power--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.
    • 1865
    • Construction train of the U.P.R.R.

    • Men sit in the grass or stand and pose beside a Union Pacific Railroad construction train and tracks in Nebraska. A horse is beside a flat car piled with rails. Shows probably a telegraph pole nearby.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Equipment & supplies--1860-1870.; Railroad construction workers--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Railroad construction--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Railroads--Nebraska--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • Westward, the monarch capital makes its way

    • Union Pacific Railroad vice president, Thomas C. Durant, in a suit and a narrow brimmed hat, stands on railroad ties during railroad construction near Cozad in Lincoln County, Nebraska. Shows shovels near railroad ties set in place, and a wooden...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Business people--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad construction--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad tracks--Nebraska--Lincoln...
    • 1866 October
    • Laying the rails of U.P.R.R. - two miles a-day

    • Construction workers lay rail over railroad ties on the Union Pacific Railroad in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. Shows a supply wagon, men in work clothes and felt hats, and members of the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian, in...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad construction workers--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad construction--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Lincoln...
    • 1866 October
    • [Sixteenth] 16th St. East side

    • Rooftop view of 16th (Sixteenth) Street, Larimer Street and Lawrence Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. Signs on buildings read: "Pacific House" and "Denver Theatre." Shows a building construction site.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Grand Island, Nebraska in 1867

    • View of frame buildings in Grand Island (Hall County), Nebraska. People are on the porch of the "OK Store" and a horse drawn wagon is parked in the street. Shows a "Saloon," wooden sidewalks, houses with fenced yards, a church with a bell tower...
    • Grand Island (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Bars--Nebraska--Grand Island--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Nebraska--Grand Island--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Georgetown

    • View of the south end of Georgetown, Colorado, showing the grid pattern of the town, with many simple wood construction buildings and tall pine trees. Leavenworth Mountain is in the background. Clear Creek runs through the area, and a tall chimney...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Sixteenth Street, Denver

    • View of 16th (Sixteenth) Street, in Denver, Colorado; shows construction, houses, and frame buildings with signs: "Pacific House," "Contractors and Builders," and "Denver Theater."
    • Pacific House (Denver, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Hotels--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Theaters--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Georgetown - Colo

    • View of the south end of Georgetown, Colorado, showing the grid pattern of the town, with many simple wood construction buildings and tall pine trees. Leavenworth Mountain is in the background. Clear Creek runs through the area, and a tall chimney...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Bridge across North Platte at Fort Steele

    • Men, probably construction workers, stand on a wooden Union Pacific Railroad bridge over the North Platte River at Fort Fred Steele (Carbon County), Wyoming. Men, horses and wagons, and probably an adobe building are in the valley.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Facilities--1860-1870.; Fort Fred Steele (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; North Platte River--1860-1870.; Bridge construction--Wyoming--Fort Fred Steele--1860-1870.; Railroad bridges--Wyoming--Fort Fred Steele--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • End of track, Humboldt Valley in Nevada

    • View of Central Pacific Railroad construction in Humboldt Valley (Pershing County), Nevada, during the push to connect with the Union Pacific Railroad in Utah.
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Humboldt Valley (Nev.)--1860-1870.; Pershing County (Nev.)--1860-1870.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Nevada--Pershing County--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Georgetown, Colo.

    • View of Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Shows frame houses, log cabins, some under construction, Clear Creek, and a smokestack. A dirt road zig-zags up the deforested side of a mountain.
    • Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Georgetown (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.; Streams--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Railroad shops at Laramie

    • View of railroad buildings and construction workers at Union Pacific Railroad tracks and shop buildings in Laramie (Albany County), Wyoming. Shows a stone roundhouse and repair shop, an unfinished railroad bed, stacks of lumber and railroad ties, a...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Laramie (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Railroad shops & yards--Wyoming--Laramie--1860-1870.; Railroads--Wyoming--Laramie--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Burning Rock cut, Green River Valley

    • Two men stand on the edge of the Burning Rock Cut, a Union Pacific railroad cut, under construction in the Green River Valley Area of Utah. A mule drawn wagon and construction workers are on the far side of the cut. Buttes and a desolate landscape...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1870-1880.; Emery County (Utah)--1870-1880.; Green River Valley (Utah)--1870-1880.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Utah--Emery County--1870-1880.; Railroad cuts--Utah--Emery County--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • Grace Episcopal Church, Colorado Springs, Colo.

    • View of Grace Church (under construction), Weber Street, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. Benjamin Brewster's design includes a faceted apse.
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Building construction--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1870- 1880.; Episcopal churches--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1870-1880.; Streets--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1870-1880.
    • 1873
    • Golden 1873, left to right, Golden House, Espiscopal church, south side school

    • View across Third Street (3rd, later 13th) towards the three- story brick Golden House hotel built 1870, the brick Gothic Revival style Calvary Episcopal Church built 1867 (National Register Landmark) and the South School under construction,...
    • Golden (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Churches--Colorado--Golden--1870-1880.; Episcopal churches--Colorado--Golden--1870-1880.; Hotels--Colorado--Golden--1870-1880.
    • 1873
    • Distant view of Camp Apache, Arizona

    • Panoramic view of log or frame buildings with gabled roofs at Fort Apache, Arizona. Shows a flagpole, dirt roads, livestock and a building, possibly a barn, under construction. Trees are on mesas.
    • Fort Apache (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--1870-1880.; Forts & fortifications--Arizona--Fort Apache--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1873
    • Quarrying stone for the new Mormon temple

    • Men use hammers and chisels to shape blocks of granite or sandstone for construction of the Mormon temple, at Red Butte Quarry near Salt Lake City (Salt Lake County), Utah. Shows scaffolding and ladders.
    • Mormons--Utah--Salt Lake County--1870-1880.; Salt Lake County (Utah)--1870-1880.; Quarrying--Utah--Salt Lake County--1870-1880.
    • 1874 December 12
    • Sierra Blanco from Garland City, 1877

    • Garland City, Colorado, was a construction camp while the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad was being built over La Veta Pass between 1877 and 1878. The entire town moved to the new townsite of Alamosa in May 1878. The town includes a main street with...
    • Garland City (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • 1877
    • Leadville, Colorado

    • Pedestrians stand on the sidewalks near a road identified as Harrison Street in Leadville (Lake County), Colorado. Horse drawn wagons make their way down the dirt road. Signs on businesses read: "John Lieninger, Books and Stationary," "Crockery and...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; City & town life--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.
    • 1879
    • Harrison Avenue in Leadville, Colorado

    • This early view of booming Harrison Avenue in Leadville, Colorado shows Pap Wyman's and another log cabin in the middle of the street with new commercial buildings built around them. Wood frame false fronts and bank construction rubble, including...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.
    • 1879
    • Leadville from California Gulch

    • This view southeast from California or Oregon Gulch of Leadville, Colorado, looks toward reduction and sampling works, with mine tailings in a wash area in the foreground. Sheds, barns, lean-tos, log cabins, tents, false front businesses, and some...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; Construction--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; Hills--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.
    • 1879
    • Leadville from Capitol Hill

    • View from Capitol Hill across Leadville, Colorado, shows a booming town filled with log and wood frame houses, lean-tos, sheds, and barns. A timber corral, a plank floor frame under construction, and cabins with horizontal logs and saddle corner...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Log cabins--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.
    • 1879
    • Leadville from Carbonate Hill

    • View northwest from Carbonate Hill across Leadville, Colorado includes a foreground filled with downed trees and stumps and buildings with log and wood frame construction. Gabled roofs and false fronts are on a majority of buildings in the booming...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Mountains--Colorado--1870-1880.
    • 1879
    • Grand Canyon of the Arkansas River

    • A work party and well dressed men stand next to Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad tracks in the Royal Gorge beside the Arkansas River in Fremont County, Colorado.
    • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company--1870-1880.; Arkansas River--1870-1880.; Fremont County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Royal Gorge (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Colorado--Fremont County--1870-1880.; Railroad construction &...
    • 1879?
    • Irwin, Colorado Forest King Mine in foreground, Ruby Peaks in distance.

    • A view in Irwin, Colorado, shows four men sitting and standing on top of the two roofs of the Forest King Mine; behind them are the gable- roofed wood buildings of the town, including one under construction. Tall evergreens grow in the town; Ruby...
    • Irwin (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Irwin--1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • Gunnison Court House

    • Exterior of the Gunnison County Courthouse, Colorado, shortly after construction; landscaping is not complete; men and women stand outside the entrance. Jail facilities are evident by bars on some windows.
    • Gunnison (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Courthouses--Colorado--Gunnison--1880-1890.
    • 1881
    • Taken at Gunnison Court House

    • Posing on the entry steps of Gunnison County Courthouse, shortly after construction, Gunnison, Colorado, are (front row left to right): Annie Haigler (later Mrs. Alonzo Hartman), Charlie Harper, Louise Haigler (later Mrs. George Williams), Sidney...
    • Gunnison (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Courthouses--Colorado--Gunnison--1880-1890.; Jails--Colorado--Gunnison--1880-1890.
    • 1881
    • Barela block

    • Exterior view of the Denver Hotel, also known as the Barela block, in Trinidad, Colorado. Under construction, the three-story building has a florid, corbelled and pedimented cornice. Light colored stone surrounds the structure between the floors....
    • Trinidad (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Hotels--Colorado--Trinidad--1880-1890.; Denver Hotel (Trinidad, Colo.)
    • 1882
    • Irwin (Ruby Camp) Col. Gunnison Co-1882

    • Buildings of Irwin, Gunnison County, Colorado, are on both sides of a narrow dirt road; the town includes the Presbyterian Church with steeple, picket fences, buildings under construction, and building with a sign "Windsor House." Tall evergreen...
    • Irwin (Colo.)--1880-1890.
    • 1882
    • The building of the National Mining and Industrial Exposition, Denver, Colorado

    • View of the National Mining and Industrial Exposition building at the corner of South Broadway and Exposition Avenue in Denver, Colorado. The multi-story building complex is comprised of towers with belvederes, arcades, pediments, hip and gable...
    • National Mining and Industrial Exposition (1882 : Denver, Colo.)--Buildings.; Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Exhibition buildings--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.
    • 1882 May 27
    • Queen bee.

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    • Denver (Colo.)--Newspapers.
    • 1882-
    • The Lewis Hotel of Gunnison

    • View of the four-story Lewis (later the La Veta) Hotel in Gunnison (Gunnison County), Colorado. The brick hotel has balconies and a projecting entrance, belt courses, heavy brackets with finials, and an iron balustrade on the cornice. A central...
    • Lewis Hotel (Gunnison, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gunnison (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Building construction--Colorado--Gunnison--1880-1890.; Hotels--Colorado--Gunnison--1880-1890.
    • 1883 April
    • Denver, Capitol Hill

    • Bird's eye view of brick or frame houses and a brick commercial building that reads: "Ohio Block" on 16th (Sixteenth) Street and probably Court Place near Capitol Hill, Denver, Colorado. Shows the brick, gothic Central Christian Church with a spire...
    • Capitol Hill (Denver, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Congregational churches--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Mercantile facilities--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.
    • 1884
    • Looking northwest from 443 Main St.

    • View northwest on Main Street near 4th (Fourth) Street, Grand Junction, Colorado, shows a row of one and two-story wood frame and brick false fronted buildings, some under construction. Building and construction supplies are piled in the dirt...
    • Grand Junction (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Houses--Colorado--Grand Junction--1880-1890.
    • 1884
    • Main Street, looking east from 4th St.

    • View east on Main Street from 4th (Fourth) Street, Grand Junction, Colorado, shows one and two-story wood frame or brick flat-roof buildings, many under construction. Signs include: "J.R. Elliott," "Central House," "Variety Store," "Drug Store,"...
    • Grand Junction (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Grand Junction--1880-1890.; Construction--Colorado--Grand Junction--1880-1890.
    • 1884
    • Billy Marchant's Place, Montrose, Colo

    • Billy Marchant's business in Montrose, Montrose County, Colorado, has stovepipes and a false front with signs: "Baths and Lodging." A hand-operated pump in the foreground feeds wooden barrels by an exterior stove; men and boys pose, holding a broom...
    • Marchant, Billy--1880-1890.; Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Boys--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Lodging houses--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.
    • 1884 October 20
    • Coke ovens at Crested Butte, Colo.

    • A worker poses in front of the sooty steaming coke ovens, Crested Butte, Gunnison County, Colorado. The ovens are of stone construction and have arched openings.
    • Crested Butte (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Coke industry--Colorado--Crested Butte--1880-1890.
    • 1885
    • Aspen, Colorado

    • Aspen, Colorado, sits at the base of Aspen Mountain. Buildings include one and two story wood-frame structures. A building is under construction in the foreground. Aspen Mountain has been scarred by mine tailings; a road traverses diagonally the...
    • Aspen (Colo.)--1880-1900.
    • 1886
    • Aspen, Colorado

    • View of Aspen, Colorado, taken from Smuggler Mountain, shows one and two-story buildings, including one under construction. Aspen Mountain, in the background across the valley, is scarred with mine tailings and a road that traverses up the side of...
    • Aspen (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Mountains--Colorado--Aspen--1880-1890.
    • 1886

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