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    • Mormons in a kanyon [sic] of the Rocky Mountains

    • Mormon emigrants in covered wagons travel on a dirt road in a canyon in the Rocky Mountains. A man on horseback with a whip drives oxen on the trail. Shows a stream in the valley and mountains in the distance.
    • Mormons--1850-1860.; Covered wagons--1850-1860.; Emigration & immigration--1850-1860.; Herding--1850-1860.; Horseback riding--1850-1860.
    • 1857 April 18
    • Nevadaville, Colo. in Gilpin County

    • Main Street, in Nevadaville, Gilpin County, Colorado, is a dirt path flanked by log and frame buildings; some businesses have false fronts. Men walk among piled timber and lumber. Roads cut across one side of the valley; Maryland Mountain and...
    • Nevadaville (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1860?
    • Buckskin Joe & Snowy Range

    • View down the dirt street through Buckskin Joe, Park County, Colorado. Buildings along the street include one and two-story log cabins; wheelbarrow is in center of road.
    • Buckskin Joe (Park County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Log cabins--Colorado--Buckskin Joe--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Denver - early days flood

    • View of Denver, Colorado during a Cherry Creek flood. Storefront signs read: "Ladies Emporium" and "Denver Meat Market." The first U.S. Denver Branch Mint has a tower with battlements; a horse is in the foreground.
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870; Mints--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Twin Lakes

    • View across the Twin Lakes Reservoir towards snow covered Mounts Elbert and Massive near Twin Lakes (Lake County), Colorado. A woman wears a dress and stands near a covered wagon along a dirt trail. Fir trees dot the hills.
    • Elbert, Mount (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Lake County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Massive, Mount (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Twin Lakes (Colo. : Lake)--1860-1870.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Lake County--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Twin Lakes in the Rocky Mountains

    • View across the Twin Lakes Reservoir towards Mounts Elbert and Massive near Twin Lakes (Lake County), Colorado. Shows fir trees, rocks and a dirt path. A man and a woman sit on a boulder.
    • Elbert, Mount (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Lake County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Massive, Mount (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Twin Lakes (Colo. : Lake)--1860-1870.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Lake County--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Planters House

    • View of people, horses, and covered wagons on a dirt street in Denver, Colorado. Shows men, carriages, and wagons in front of the Planters' House building; a two-story, frame hotel and stage stop at the corner of 16th (Sixteenth) Street and Blake...
    • Overland Stage Line--Buildings--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.;...
    • 1864
    • Solon N. Ackley

    • Studio portrait of Solon N. Ackley, of the Colorado Volunteers, First Cavalry Regiment, Company F.
    • United States. Army. Colorado Cavalry Regiment, 1st (1862-1865)--People.; Cavalry--Colorado--1860-1870.; Military officers--Colorado--1860-1870.; Ackley, Solon N.
    • 1864 April 13
    • Flood of May 19, 1864

    • View of Denver, Colorado during a Cherry Creek flood; shows frame buildings and houses. Storefront signs read: "Tremont House" and "Groceries."
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streams--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864 May 19
    • Central City

    • View of Eureka Street in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. Men and horse-drawn wagons are in the dirt street near lumber piles. Signs on businesses read: "Drug St[ore]," "Wholesale and Retail Dry Goods," "Hardware, Stoves & Tin Ware," "Book...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.
    • 1865
    • A portion of West Denver

    • A westerly view, probably from the tower of the Colorado Seminary building, of Larimer Street and the business district of Denver, Colorado. Shows commercial buildings and houses. Signs on commercial buildings read: "J.B. Doyle Co. Storage &...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Mercantile facilities--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1865 Aug
    • East end

    • View of a town or mining settlement in a mountain valley. Shows frame and stone buildings, a timber polygonal frame building with a pointed roof, scaffolding beside buildings, dirt roads, ore or rock piles, and probably ore car tracks.
    • Cities & towns--1860-1870.; Mining--1860-1870.; Valleys--1860-1870.
    • 1866
    • West end

    • View of a row of identical frame buildings, possibly miner's residences, in a mountain valley. Shows talus beside a creek bed, piles of wooden boards, trees, bushes, and dirt roads.
    • Houses--1860-1870.; Mining--1860-1870.; Streams--1860-1870.; Valleys--1860-1870.
    • 1866
    • View of Omaha, N. T. from Capitol Hill (2)

    • View of brick and frame houses and buildings in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows the brick church and frame steeple of probably the First Congregational Church on 16th (Sixteenth) Street, wooden fences, a dirt road beside commercial...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Missouri River--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Churches--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Courthouses--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.;...
    • 1866 October
    • View of Omaha, N.T. from Capitol Hill (1)

    • View of brick and frame houses and buildings in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows wooden fences, dirt roads and the Missouri River in the distance.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Missouri River--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Rivers--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • Looking East on Main from Beech, Trinidad

    • Men and women crowd the boardwalk fronting Main Street in Trinidad, Colorado. Gable roofed adobe buildings line the dirt thoroughfare, where a man sits on a horse. Signs read: "Davis & Barraclough," "Colorado Hotel," and "Exchange."
    • Trinidad (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Trinidad--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Julesburg Stage Station

    • Photo of a drawing of the Julesburg Number 2 stage stop in Julesburg, Colorado in Sedgwick County. Pedestrians are on the dirt road in the foreground. Tents are pitched next to wood-frame buildings. A stagecoach is in front of the building.
    • Julesburg (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Omaha, Nebraska

    • View of houses, fenced lots and commercial buildings in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows a garden, brick and frame buildings, a church with a central steeple, trees and dirt streets, and the Missouri River in the distance.
    • Missouri River--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Rivers--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Street view of Benton, Wyoming Territory

    • Men in sack suits and hats or caps pose outside businesses in Benton (Carbon County), Wyoming. Signs on frame and canvas buildings read: "T.A. Kent & Co. Wines & Liquors," "Chicago Ale," "Bank," "Crockery" "Apples @ $1500," "A.H. Huyett, Wholesale...
    • Benton (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Barrels--Wyoming--Benton--1860-1870.; Dirt roads--Wyoming--Benton--1860-1870.; Mercantile facilities--Wyoming--Benton--1860-1870.; Tents--Wyoming--Benton--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
    • Third and Main Streets, taken in 1868 the buildings were erected in 1860

    • Men in top hats ride donkeys on Main Street in Canon City, Colorado. Scene includes frame and brick commercial buildings with arched windows and signs: [illegible]. Low hills are in the background, and ruts in the dirt are in the foreground.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Donkeys--Colorado--Canon City--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Canon City--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Steve Young, hanged at Laramie by vigilantes

    • A man identified as Steve Young and known as "Long" Steve Young, hangs from a telegraph pole on a dirt road in Laramie (Albany County), Wyoming. "Long" Steve Young wears a vest, a jacket, boots and has his legs bound with rope. Shows a hat on the...
    • Thornburgh (Hotel : Laramie, Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Union Pacific Railroad Company--Buildings--1860-1870.; Laramie (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Criminals--Wyoming--Laramie--1860-1870.; Dead persons--Wyoming--Laramie--1860-1870.;...
    • 1868 October 19
    • Main Street looking west from the corner of 3rd, in 1868.

    • Stone and brick buildings line dirt street in Canon City, Colorado. Two have arched windows, others have bracketed or stone cornices. Men and horses loiter; lumber and barrels are on boardwalk fronting a business with a sign reading: "Webb &...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Canon City--1860-1870.
    • 1869
    • Salt Lake City in 1869

    • View of one and two story frame and brick commercial storefront buildings with flat and gabled roofs on a dirt street, Salt Lake City, Utah. Signs read: "Saddler's Shop," "J. Mallen California Store [?]."
    • Salt Lake City (Utah)--1860-1870.; Commercial streets--Utah--Salt Lake City--1860-1870.
    • 1869
    • Bird's eye view Greeley

    • View overlooking the town of Greeley, Colorado, in Weld County. Area sparsely populated with one and two-story wood frame houses. Dirt roads bisect town.
    • Greeley (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • Main Street between 2nd and 3rd on the south side

    • Broadwalk and ditch are in front of brick and frame commercial buildings in Canon City, Colorado. Men sit in front of store windows; signs read: "Hardware," "Baldwin House," and "Boot maker." Buggies are in a fenced yard by a gable roofed livery...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Covered wagons--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.; Streets--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • In the mountains

    • View of travelers on top of a stagecoach on a mountain road. The women wear dresses with fitted bodices, full skirts, lace or ruffled trim, and hats. The men wear suits, neckerchiefs and hats. Two teams of horses kick up dust on the dirt road....
    • Horse teams--1870-1880.; Passengers--1870-1880.; Stagecoaches--1870-1880.; Women--1870-1880.
    • 1870 August 20
    • From H. C. Brown house on Bdwy between 17 & 18

    • Rooftop view of Denver, Colorado. Houses line the dirt streets.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Residential streets--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.
    • 1872
    • Denver

    • View in early Denver, Colorado, shows wooden residences, dirt roads, and young trees.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.
    • 1872?
    • 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
    • Pueblo, Col. early days

    • Bird's eye view of Pueblo, Colorado, shows commercial buildings on both sides of dirt street; signs attached to buildings: "Capitol," "Dancing," "(?) Hotel," "Phoenix," and "Pueblo Agricultural Wagon Depot;" background view of sparsely settled area.
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Business districts--Colorado--Pueblo--1870-1800.
    • 1873?
    • Legal fraternity of Georgetown

    • Men pose in front of a log building with a gabled roof and a sign that reads: "John H. McMurdy, Law Office" in Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Men wear tuxedos with silk hats or derby hats and sit on horseback or stand. Boys are nearby...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Law offices--Colorado--Georgetown--1870-1880.; Lawyers--Colorado--Georgetown--1870-1880.; Log buildings--Colorado--Georgetown--1870-1880.
    • 1874
    • Old Las Animas, Colo.

    • View of the main street in the town of Las Animas (Bent County), Colorado. Shows wood frame buildings including the "People's Hotel" and the "Merchant's Hotel." Horses and covered wagons are on the dirt road. A sign on one of the shops reads...
    • Las Animas (Colo.)--1870-1880.; City & town life--Colorado--Las Animas--1870-1880.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Las Animas--1870-1880.; Covered wagons--Colorado--Las Animas--1870-1880.
    • 1874
    • Looking west on Pikes Peak across intersection of Tejon

    • View west on Pikes Peak Avenue, a dirt street in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, shows frame businesses, new trees, the Colorado Springs Hotel, horses, buggies, wagons, with Pikes Peak and foothills in the background. Signs read: "R. T....
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Business districts--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1870-1880.; Streets--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1870-1880.
    • 1874
    • Georgetown, Alpine Street

    • View west down Alpine Street (later 6th Street) Georgetown, Colorado. Dirt street lined with wood frame false front businesses and a few brick buildings. Horse-drawn wagons fill street in distance. Republican Mountain slope in background.
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • 1875
    • Mack's lumber yard N W corner Main & Sixth St.

    • The office of this lumberyard in Canon City, Colorado, is a frame saltbox structure with a false front. Curving lines of letters on it read: "Easte(?), Chic(?), Wholesale, mouldings, lath, shingles, hardwood, picket fence, glass, cement, plaster,...
    • Lumberyards--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.; Canon City (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • 1875
    • Central City transportation

    • Two stagecoaches are in the foreground. One is being drawn by four horses and is pulling out of a wood barn with a chimney and a gabled roof. The driver sits on top of the cab. The second stagecoach is parked alongside the front of the barn, with...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Stagecoaches--Colorado--Central City--1870-1880.
    • 1875
    • Wanless Block and next El Paso Club

    • View west of Pikes Peak Avenue, a dirt street in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, shows frame and brick businesses, horses, wagons, buggies, young trees, with Pikes Peak and foothills in the background.
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Business districts--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1870-1880.; Streets--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1870-1880.
    • 1876?
    • Fort Collins

    • Panoramic view of Fort Collins, Larimer County, Colorado, shows a woman on the dirt street. Frame residences with picket fences, including Judge Stover's boyhood home, are in the background.
    • Fort Collins (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Stover, Judge--Homes & haunts.
    • 1877
    • Main Street between third and fourth north side

    • Commercial buildings on Main Street in Canon City, Colorado, have striped, canvas awnings, bracketed cornices, open porches, arched windows, balconies, and are fronted by boardwalk, crates, a barber pole, bare trees, and horse drawn wagons,...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Business districts--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.; Streets--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.
    • 1878
    • Main Street between 4th and 5th showing covered wagons and ox teams

    • Covered wagons, ox and horse teams, people, buckboards, and a boy on a tricycle crowd Main Street in Canon City, Colorado. Oxen eat from a line of hay crossing the dirt thoroughfare; men and barrels are on the tree lined boardwalk. Frame and brick...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Covered wagons--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.; Ox teams--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.; Streets--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.
    • 1878
    • Main Street north side, looking east from the corner of third

    • Commercial buildings on Main Street in Canon City, Colorado, have striped, canvas awnings, bracketed cornices, open porches, arched windows, and balconies. Boardwalk with crates, a barber pole, bare trees, and power poles edge the dirt street, busy...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Business districts--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.; Streets--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.
    • 1878
    • Prospectors ready for a trip : taken on north 5th Street near the intersection of 5th and Macon

    • Loaded burros are on the dirt street in Canon City, Colorado. Men standing with them wear hats, dark clothes with suspenders, and carry rifles. Gable roofed, frame houses are behind them, with chimneys, fences, and young trees. The hogback is in...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Donkeys--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.; Prospecting--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.; Roads--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.
    • 1878
    • Main Street between 3rd and 4th, showing oxen teams and covered wagons

    • Covered wagons and teams of oxen crowd Main Street in Canon City, Colorado. Men in vests pose on the dirt; two-story brick and stone commercial buildings have chimneys and arched windows. The 1872 Clelland block has an open porch and a bracketed...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Covered wagons--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.; Ox teams--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.; Streets--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.
    • 1878
    • From mine to mill

    • A team of four horses runs with a wooden wagon, probably filled with ore, on a dirt road in a mountain valley. The driver wears a wide-brimmed hat and boots, and holds his foot on the brake. An onlooker with a beard leans on a post beside a dog and...
    • Carts & wagons--1870-1880.; Horse teams--1870-1880.; Mining--1870-1880.
    • 1878 September 14
    • Tabor Hose Team

    • H.A.W. Tabor Hose Cart Team poses on May 4, 1879, in u-shape formation on Harrison Avenue, a dirt road in Leadville, Colorado. The firemen are in uniforms with jackets, hats, gloves and belts. The cart donated by Tabor is decorated with American...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Fire fighters--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.
    • 1879

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