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    • Main Street, Central City

    • View looking south down unpaved Main Street in Central City, Colorado, at about 9:00 a.m. The buildings consist of one and two-story clapboard storefronts with false fronts and rectangular windows. The street is littered with building materials,...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Business districts--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Main Street, Central City

    • View looking north on Main Street toward Eureka Street in Central City, Colorado. The block consists of mostly wooden, clapboard, one and two-story storefronts. The unpaved street is littered with garbage and debris. In the foreground, two men,...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Business districts--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • City of Pine Bluffs, Wyoming Terr.

    • View of a canvas tent and log buildings in Pine Bluffs (Laramie County), Wyoming. A painted sign that reads "Bakery, Saloon" is beside wooden barrels in front of the tent. A log "Grocery Store" building has a grass roof, a stone chimney, and a...
    • Pine Bluffs (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Log buildings--Wyoming--Pine Bluffs--1860-1870.; Mercantile facilities--Wyoming--Pine Bluffs--1860-1870.; Tents--Wyoming--Pine Bluffs--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Expedition of 1874 1st Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler, Corps of Engineers Commanding

    • Men stand in the cemetery in front of the Catholic Church on the Plaza of Guadaloupe, Colorado, in Conejos County. The small church is constructed in Spanish style of adobe. An adobe wall with an arched entrance surrounds the grave yard. Two...
    • Guadalupe (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Adobe buildings--Colorado--Guadalupe--1870-1880.; Catholic churches--Colorado--Guadalupe--1870-1880.; Cemeteries--Colorado--Guadalupe--1870-1880.
    • 1874
    • Central City after fire 1874

    • View of Central City, Colorado, after the fire of 1874. A burned out brick building is surrounded by debris in the foreground. Burned out buildings litter the background. Smoke rises from one of the buildings in the center of the photograph. A...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Fires--Colorado--Central City--1870-1880.
    • 1874
    • Looking out Royal Gorge

    • View of the Royal Gorge on the Arkansas River in Fremont County, Colorado shows the river with ice and debris near the steep canyon walls.
    • Arkansas River--1870-1880.; Fremont County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Royal Gorge (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Colorado--Fremont County--1870-1880.; Ice--Colorado--Fremont County--1870-1880.; Rivers--Colorado--Fremont County--1870-1880.
    • 1874?
    • Sioux village, winter '78

    • View of a Native American (Sioux) camp shows tepees, buffalo hides and debris in a clearing of bare trees and snow.
    • Dakota Indians--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Hides & skins--1870-1880.; Indian encampments--1870-1880.; Tipis--1870-1880.
    • 1878
    • Kokomo

    • Men wear suits and hats and pose on wooden sidewalks in front of commercial buildings in Kokomo (Summit County), Colorado. Frame buildings have gabled roofs and false fronts. Signs on businesses read: "Will C. Stainsby, Drugs & Medicines,...
    • Kokomo (Colo.)--1870-1880.; City & town life--Colorado--Kokomo--1870-1880.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Kokomo--1870-1880.
    • 1879
    • Snow slide ruins Ruby Camp

    • View of Ruby and Ruby Chief Mine, Gunnison County, Colorado, includes a mule and a colt amid lumber and debris left by snowslide.
    • Ruby (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Snow--Colorado--Ruby--1880-1890.
    • 1881
    • Kokomo, Colorado

    • Frame commercial buildings line this sloping street in Kokomo, Summit County, Colorado. The two-story buildings have half-height false fronts, cornices, awnings, and signs: "The Palace of Fashion Fancy Staple and Dry Goods Dressmaking," "Oak Hall...
    • Kokomo (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Business districts--Colorado--Kokomo--1880-1890.
    • 1881
    • Cooper Ave. - Later Grand Ave.  Glenwood Springs

    • Men congregate outside of a commercial building, "Blake & Putman General Mercahndise" along unpaved Cooper Avenue (later Grand Avenue) in the town of Glenwood Springs (formerly known as Defiance), Colorado, in Garfield County. A child rides a...
    • Glenwood Springs (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Streets--Colorado--Glenwood Springs--1880-1890.
    • 1883
    • Woodstock snow slide ruins

    • View of a collapsed frame, probably one-story house, in Woodstock near Pitkin (Gunnison County), Colorado west of Alpine Pass. A wooden plank supports an unstable wall. A brick chimney, wooden shingles, and rafters are in the debris pile of the...
    • Woodstock (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Avalanches--Colorado--Woodstock--1880-1890.; Houses--Colorado--Woodstock--1880-1890.; Ruins--Colorado--Woodstock--1880-1890.; Snow--Colorado--Woodstock--1880-1890.
    • 1884?
    • Custer Battlefield, east side of Reno hill, 1886

    • Reenactment of Battle at Little Bighorn, taken during Tenth Anniversary and Reunion on June 25, 1886; east side of Reno hill, large group of soldiers and Native Americans, some on horseback and others standing in distant center background;...
    • Battlefields--Montana--1886.; Historical reenactments--1880-1890.; Soldiers--1880-1890.; Baldwin, Frank D.; Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 1876.
    • 1886
    • Tres Peidras, N.M.

    • Men stand in a line in front of the "Hord & Farwell Groceries, Dry Goods, Hats, Caps, Boots, Shoes, Clothing & C" storefront. Buildings along the street include one and two-story commercial storefronts with cornices and flat roofs. Garbage and...
    • Tres Piedras (N.M.)--1880-1890.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Creede--1880-1890.; Dry goods stores--Colorado--Creede--1880-1890.
    • 1888
    • Great snow slide and snow tunnel on Ouray & Silverton wagon road, Colo.

    • A horse drawn buggy poses by a snow tunnel on the Otto Mears toll road on Red Mountain Pass near Ironton Park (Ouray County), Colorado. Timber debris is mixed with snow in the snowslide. A steam emerges from the snow slide.
    • Ouray County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Red Mountain Pass (Ouray County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Avalanches--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1890.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1890.; Dirt roads--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1890.; Passes...
    • 1888 July 6
    • Great snow slide and snow tunnel on Ouray & Silverton wagon road, Colo

    • Men and horse-drawn wagons pose by a snow tunnel on the Otto Mears toll road on Red Mountain Pass near Ironton Park (Ouray County), Colorado. Timber debris is mixed with snow in the snowslide.
    • Ouray County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Red Mountain Pass (Ouray County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Avalanches--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1890.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1890.; Dirt roads--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1890.; Passes...
    • 1888 July 6
    • Great snow slide and snow tunnel on road between Ouray and Silverton, Colo

    • Men and horse-drawn wagons pose by a snow tunnel on the Otto Mears toll road on Red Mountain Pass near Ironton Park (Ouray County), Colorado. Timber debris is mixed with snow in the snowslide.
    • Ouray County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Red Mountain Pass (Ouray County and San Juan County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Avalanches--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1890.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1890.; Dirt roads--Colorado--Ouray...
    • 1888 July 6
    • Red Cliff Mountain, Col. U.S.A.

    • A view of two engines of the Silverton Railroad on Red Mountain in Ouray County, Colorado shows a snowshed and debris near the railroad grade.
    • Ouray County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Railroads--Colorado--Ouray County--1890-1900.; Snowsheds--Colorado--Ouray County--1890-1900.
    • 1890
    • Upper Creede after fire, showing where fire started on left side of cabin

    • Smoke rises from smoldering ashes of the fire in North Creede (Upper Creede/Jimtown), Colorado, in Mineral County. Debris covers part of the tracks of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad. A man on a horse and men on foot walk down the street,...
    • North Creede (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--North Creede--1890-1900.
    • 1892
    • North Creede

    • A man with his hands in his pockets stands on the wood-plank sidewalk between two stacks of hogsheads in front of a store in the town of Creede, Colorado, in Mineral County. Garbage, debris, and logs litter the side of the streets. Architectural...
    • Creede (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Boardwalks--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.; Canyons--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.; Construction--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.
    • 1892
    • Creede

    • Smoke rises from the smoldering ashes of the fire that destryoed part of the town of Creede, Colorado, in Mineral County. Spectators gather around the ashes and debris. Trees dot the hills in the background.
    • Creede (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.
    • 1892
    • Amethyst, Colo., the Weiss-Chapman Drug Co.

    • Piles of rocks, logs, boards, and debris surround the buildings along a street in Creede, Colorado, in Mineral County. The structures consist of one-story buildings with gables, wood-frames, and tin siding. Two men stand near the "Drug Store"...
    • Creede (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Business districts--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.; Construction--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.
    • 1892
    • Creede fire

    • Smoke rises from the smoldering ashes of the fire that burned part of the town of Creede, Colorado, in Mineral County. Piles of brick and debris litter the foreground where only a portion of a brick wall remains standing. A chimney from another...
    • Creede (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Fires--Colorado--Creede--1930-1940.
    • 1892
    • Dobson's Hotel, Squaw Gulch

    • Men and women stand and pose in front of a one-story log building with a low pitched roof in Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado. Men wear vests, suits, hats and overcoats and stand beside a woman who wears a fitted dress. Men are identified as...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Lodging houses--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Log buildings--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Men--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Women--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Dobson, Doyle.; Guyot,...
    • 1892 February
    • Lower Creede after fire

    • Men and wagons are in streets of the burned business district in Creede (Mineral County), Colorado. Shows piles of debris and a canvas tent beside Denver & Rio Grande Railroad tracks in a valley.
    • Creede (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Business districts--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.
    • 1892 June
    • Burn district, Jimtown, Colo., great fire of June 5th, 1892

    • Smoke rises from the smoldering ashes of the fire that burned a portion of Creede (Jimtown/Upper Creede), Colorado, in Mineral County. Men walk through ashes and debris that litter the center of town. Buildings, shanties, cabins, and tents that...
    • Creede (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.
    • 1892 June 5
    • After the fire, Jimtown

    • People stand and pose in a dirt street at Jimtown (Creede) after a fire in Mineral County, Colorado. Smoke rises from piles of debris in what had been a business district. Shows Denver & Rio Grande Railroad tracks and Willow Creek near burned...
    • Creede (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Business districts--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.
    • 1892 June 6
    • City Hall after explosion

    • View of destruction caused by a dynamite blast used to create a fire break during the 1893 fire in central business district, Elk Avenue, Crested Butte, Gunnison County, Colorado; shows a large hole in the side of the old City Hall; building...
    • Crested Butte (Colo.)--1890-1900.; City & town halls--Colorado--Crested Butte--1890-1900.; Explosions--Colorado--Crested Butte--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Crested Butte--1890-1900.
    • 1893
    • 19th St. looking east no. 122

    • Water washes down 19th (Nineteenth) Street in Boulder, Colorado in Boulder County. Debris and garbage float on top of the water. A lone wood-frame residence is nearly covered by water.
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Floods--Colorado--Boulder--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Boulder--1890-1900.
    • 1894
    • Golden, Colo. after 1894 flood

    • Men and teams of horses clear debris after the 1894 Clear Creek flood, Golden, Jefferson County, Colorado.
    • Golden (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Floods--Colorado--Golden--1890-1900.
    • 1894
    • Looking east from 7th st. No. 117

    • Railroad tracks in Boulder, Colorado, are broken away from their ties and cluttered with flood debris. Water and trees are in the background.
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Floods--Colorado--Boulder--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Boulder--1890-1900.
    • 1894
    • Black Hawk, Colo. Flood

    • View west on Gregory Street in Black Hawk, Colorado, after the flood of 1895; shows flood debris such as planks, posts, rocks, dirt and silt. Three men are holding shovels and working on clearing the street as water continues to pour past them in a...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Floods--Colorado--Blackhawk--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Blackhawk--1890-1900.
    • 1895
    • Black Hawk Colo., after the flood, July 30, 1895

    • View from ground level of a street crowded with people after the flood of 1895 in Black Hawk, Colorado; shows a woman seated with umbrella, one woman standing with umbrella and propped against a leaning pole, and one woman with her left arm behind...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Floods--Colorado--Blackhawk--1890-1900.
    • 1895
    • 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
    • Coors residence after flood

    • View down the the fast moving water of Clear Creek with banks lined with debris, along the Adolph Coors Company and residence, Golden, Jefferson County, Colorado; people stand on porch and along road; Colorado and Southern gondola cars and North...
    • Adolph Coors Company--1890-1900.; Golden (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Floods--Colorado--Golden--1890-1900.; Houses--Colorado--Golden--1890-1900.
    • 1896
    • 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
    • Bi-Metallic Bank

    • Remaining walls of Bi-Metallic Bank after second fire of April 29, 1896, Bennett Avenue and Second (2nd) Street, Cripple Creek, Colorado; lone man surveys piles of brick, debris, possibly brick vault and utility poles with fallen wire; school...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Banks--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Bi-Metallic Bank (Cripple Creek, Colo.)
    • 1896
    • Palace Drug Store, Midland Ticket Office

    • Smouldering debris and remains of Palace Drugstore and Midland Ticket Office, Bennett Avenue and Second Street, caused by second fire on April 29, 1896, Cripple Creek, Colorado; water boiler or tank, rubble, pipe, brick school building, and other...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • 1896
    • Part of First Street

    • Smouldering remains along First Street from second fire on April 29, 1896, Cripple Creek, Colorado; three men inspect debris and destruction which includes the remains of a heating stove and two-story burned-out brick building; untouched one-story...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • 1896
    • Rebuilding over the hot ashes

    • View of smouldering remains from first fire on April 25th, 1896, Cripple Creek, Colorado; three men look over debris and one man sprays water over building remains; flat roof brick and wooden frame false front buildings and the Tutt & Penrose...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; False fronts--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • 1896
    • Golden, Colo. 10th & Ford Street flood

    • Townspeople survey the July 24, 1896, Clear Creek flood damage at 10th (Tenth) and Ford Streets, Tucker Gluch, Golden Jefferson County, Colorado. Two women with a child and umbrella stand at a wooden rail above the eroded riverbanks; several men...
    • Golden (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Floods--Colorado--Golden--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Golden--1890-1900.
    • 1896 July 24
    • View of Bear Creek at side of livery stable

    • View of rocks, sticks and debris in the dry Bear Creek creek bed near Morrison in Jefferson County, Colorado. Shows a frame barn, covered livestock stalls, and a broken fence washed out by the flood. A clapboard house and a frame building are...
    • Bear Creek (Jefferson County and Douglas County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Bear Creek Canyon (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Debris--Colorado--Jefferson County--1890-1900.; Floods--Colorado--Jefferson County--1890-1900.;...
    • 1896 September 25
    • View of Bear Creek above Morrison, Colorado

    • View of rocks, sticks and flood debris near Bear Creek and Morrison in Jefferson County, Colorado. Shows a frame barn and covered livestock stalls, and a broken fence washed out by the flood. A clapboard house and a frame building are nearby.
    • Bear Creek (Jefferson County and Douglas County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Bear Creek Canyon (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Barns--Colorado--Jefferson County--1890-1900.; Debris--Colorado--Jefferson County--1890-1900.;...
    • 1896, October 25
    • Ruins of the Antlers Hotel

    • View of the Antlers Hotel ruins, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, after the October 1, 1898 fire, includes portions of stone walls, a chimney, and the shell of a tower surrounded by debris. Combined losses from the fire were reported by...
    • Antlers Hotel (Colorado Springs, Colo.)--Disasters--1890-1900.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hotels--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.
    • 1898
    • Ruins of the Antlers, Cascade Ave., Colorado Springs

    • View north from Colorado (Huerfano) Avenue of the ruins of the Antlers Hotel, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado; shows people on Cascade Avenue by lumber, debris and remaining chimneys and walls left after the October fire. A residence and...
    • Antlers Hotel (Colorado Springs, Colo.)--Disasters--1890-1900.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Hotels--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Ruins--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.;...
    • 1898
    • Antlers Hotel fire

    • A crowd looks at the charred debris of the Antlers Hotel following a fire that destroyed the hotel on October 1, 1898. Only the smoke stack and burned debris from the walls are left standing. The town of Colorado Springs (El Paso County), Colorado...
    • Antlers Hotel (Colorado Springs, Colo.)--Disasters--1890-1900.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Hotels--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.
    • 1898
    • Scene of the great fire, Victor

    • View of group of men, women & children posed in front of ashes & debris of R. H. Atchison's residence, Victor, Colorado, one day after devastating fire of August 21, 1899. The fire is reported to have destroyed 14 blocks in four hours; a single...
    • Atchison, R. H.--Homes & haunts--1890-1900.; Victor (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.
    • 1899
    • Remains of Victor, Colo. next day after the fire

    • Bird's eye view of Victor, Colorado, one day after devastating fire of August 21, 1899. Shows wooden frame residences which escaped destruction in foreground left; ashes, debris, & remains from fire of former business district area, center & center...
    • Victor (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.
    • 1899
    • Fire, Victor, Colorado

    • View of smoke and flames from a fire in downtown Victor (Teller County), Colorado. Women and a man are at a street intersection near frame houses. Shows the "Coin M. & L. Co." Gold Coin Mill building, a hardware store on fire, and scorched debris...
    • Victor (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.
    • 1899 August 21
    • History of Denver

    • Comprehenisve study of the history of the Denver area before, during, and after the founding of the city.
    • Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1901

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