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    • Shooting buffaloes with Colt's revolving pistol

    • A man on horseback wears a fringed buckskin shirt and chaps, and shoots an American buffalo with a Colt revolving pistol. The man carries a rifle in a rifle case on his back. Native American, plains Indians with fringed leggings and feathers in...
    • Indians of North America--Subsistence activities--1850-1860.; Bison hunting--1850-1860.; Horseback riding--1850-1860.
    • 1857
    • 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
    • The city of San Francisco, California, from Second Street, above Folsom

    • Men ride horseback and men, women and children promenade near a park above San Francisco, California. Shows houses and commercial buildings. Ships in San Francisco Bay are in the distance.
    • San Francisco (Calif.)--1850-1860.; Cities & towns--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; City & town life--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; Horseback riding--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; Parks--California--San...
    • 1857 July 11
    • Colorado City, 1860

    • View of Colorado City, (capitol of Colorado Territory in 1861) El Paso County, Colorado; shows wood frame and stone false fronts and a two- story hotel (known as the El Paso House, Holmes House, Baird & Smith Hotel) with hip roof and dormer; Pikes...
    • Colorado City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Denver

    • Horse-drawn wagons are parked near buildings on Blake Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. Oxen and horses are beside wagons. Signs on frame and brick commercial buildings read: "Wholesale Groceries," "H. Burton Storage & Commission," and "Missouri...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Commercials streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • 15 St Denver

    • View of 15th (Fifteenth) (F) Street in Denver, Colorado. Signs on the wood and brick business district buildings read: "Broadway Store Dry Goods & Clothing Wholesale & Retail", "Tappan & Co.", "Chemicals Paints Oils Brushes & Glass", and "Drugs"....
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Business districts--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1863
    • Scene on Monument Creek

    • A man stands near conical-shaped limestone columns with flat caps of resistant rock in Monument Park, El Paso County, Colorado. Shows scrubby vegetation, a stand of trees is in the distance.
    • El Paso County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Monument Park (El Paso County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Rock formations--Colorado--El Paso County--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Old view of Denver

    • View shows wooden residences and the brick Lawrence Street Methodist Episcopal church, Denver, Colorado. The Cherry Creek, Platte River Confluence is in the distance.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Methodist Episcopal churches--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Scene on Monument Creek

    • A man poses by conical-shaped limestone columns topped with flat caps in an open field of scrub brush and grass in Monument Park, El Paso County, Colorado. Pine trees are in the distance.
    • El Paso County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Monument Park (El Paso County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Rock formations--Colorado--El Paso County--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Denver flood

    • View of brick and frame houses and commercial buildings in Denver and Auraria during a Cherry Creek and South Platte River flood. A brick house near the standing water of Cherry Creek has a gabled rood and gingerbread details. Signs on flooded...
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.;...
    • 1864 May 19
    • West end South Adams village

    • View of frame buildings with gabled roofs in a town near hills and trees. Probably an ore pile and ore car tracks are near a river. One or two story buildings are near probably a barn and timber piles. Cultivated crops are near deciduous trees. A...
    • Cities & towns--1860-1870.; Croplands--1860-1870.; Mine railroad cars--1860-1870.; Mining--1860-1870.; Rivers--1860-1870.
    • 1866
    • T.C. Durant, Esq. & heads of depts. U.P.R.R.

    • Thomas C. Durant poses with some of the directors of Union Pacific Railroad departments; they stand beside railroad track and engine "14" in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. The men wear suits with frock coats, overcoats, ties, felt caps, derby...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--People--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Business people--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroad employees--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroads--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Durant, Thomas C.
    • 1866 October
    • 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
    • Bridge over Loup Forks at Columbus, Nebraska

    • Men and saddled horses stand on a wooden bridge over the Loup River in Columbus (Platte County), Nebraska. Shows horse-drawn carriages on the bridge and trees at the edge of the river in the distance.
    • Columbus (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Loup River (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Bridges--Nebraska--Columbus--1860-1870.; Rivers--Nebraska--Columbus--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Lookout Mountain, Cascades, Columbia River

    • View of a settlement in Hood River County, Oregon; shows frame buildings, a blockhouse, and picket fences. Lookout Mountain is in the distance.
    • Hood River County (Or.)--1860-1870.; Lookout Mountain (Hood River County, Or.)--1860-1870.; Blockhouses--Oregon--Hood River County--1860-1870.; Farms--Oregon--Hood River County--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Mud house at Ogalalla, Nebraska

    • Two women and a child sit on the ground beside a frame house with a shingle roof and sod siding in Ogallala (Keith County), Nebraska. The women wear dresses with full skirts. The house has a wooden lintel above a window, and a bench, a barrel and a...
    • Ogallala (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Houses--Nebraska--Ogallala--1860-1870.; Sod buildings--Nebraska--Ogallala--1860-1870.; Women--Nebraska--Ogallala--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Our Indian war sketches

    • North American Indian (Arapahoe) men sit with military men in uniform, and smoke a calumet (pipe) near an Indian camp. The Indian men have long hair, necklaces or earrings, and sit wrapped in robes. One man wears a feather in his military hat....
    • Indians of North America--1860-1870.; Calumets--1860-1870.; Horseback riding--1860-1870.; Indian encampments--1860-1870.; Military scouts--1860-1870.; Smoking--1860-1870.
    • 1867 June 29
    • 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
    • Golden, Colorado in 1868

    • Side view of the two-story Loveland Block, (W.A.H. Loveland Building and Territorial Capitol Building) with a gambrel roof, dormer windows and Queen Anne arches in Golden (Jefferson County), Colorado. The stone Astor House Hotel on 2nd (Second)...
    • Golden (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Golden--1860-1870.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Golden--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Golden, Colorado

    • View of buildings and houses in Golden (Jefferson County), Colorado. Shows the back of the W.A.H. Loveland Building, the stone Astor House Hotel on 2nd (Second) Street (later 12th, Twelfth Street), and probably a flour mill. Shows Clear Creek in...
    • Golden (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Golden--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Promontory, Utah

    • View of Union Pacific Railroad and Central Pacific Railroad tracks, a switch and railroad signal at Promontory (Box Elder County), Utah. A man stands beside the tracks. Shows a railroad car on a Shoo-Fly (temporary track), telegraph poles, a United...
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Promontory (Utah)--1860-1870.; Flags--American--1860-1870.; Railroad cars--Utah--Promontory--1860-1870.; Railroad signals--Utah--Promontory--1860-1870.;...
    • 1869
    • The Union Pacific Railway: Salt Lake City, Utah

    • Aerial view of Salt Lake City, Utah. shows houses, streets, people, and the dome of the Mormon Tabernacle. The Wasatch Mountains are in the distance.
    • Salt Lake City (Utah)--1860-1870.; Wasatch Range (Utah and Idaho)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Utah--Salt Lake City--1860-1870.
    • 1869 August 7
    • Promontory, Utah

    • View of Union Pacific Railroad or Central Pacific Railroad tracks, a switch and railroad signal in possibly Promontory (Box Elder County) or Uintah (Uintah County), Utah. Shows a water tower, a railroad car, wooden wagons, tents and frame buildings...
    • Cities & towns--Utah--1860-1870.; Railroad signals--Utah--1860-1870.; Railroad tracks--Utah--1860-1870.
    • 1869 June 30
    • Between Second & Third St's.

    • Covered and freight wagons are parked on Main Street in Canon City (Fremont County), Colorado. Shows wood and brick false front commercial buildings, and one and two story buildings. Signs read: "Boot Maker," "Hardware," "Baldwin House," "C. Makley...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.; Covered wagons--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.; Sterographs.; Wagon trains--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • 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
    • Shoshoni

    • View of a North American Indian (Shoshoni) encampment near South Pass in Fremont County, Wyoming. Tepees are scattered across a sagebrush covered plain. A Shoshone man wrapped in a blanket is near two people riding on horseback. Rock formations and...
    • Indians of North America--Structures--Wyoming--Fremont County--1870-1880.; Shoshoni Indians--Structures--Wyoming--Fremont County--1870-1880.; Fremont County (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; South Pass (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Horseback riding--Wyoming--Fremont...
    • 1870 September 20
    • Women water-carriers

    • Native American women standing on a stream bank collect water. They use travois' attached to dogs to transport the full pots to their village in the distance.
    • Indians of North America--1860-1870.; Water carriers--1860-1870.
    • 1870?
    • The Annie, first boat ever launched on Yellowstone Lake

    • Members of the Hayden Survey (U.S. Geological Survey of the Territories of 1871), sit in a boat, with a tent-fly as a sail and oars, near the shore of Yellowstone Lake, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. A canvas drape on the side of the boat...
    • Yellowstone Lake (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Lakes & ponds--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Sailboats--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.;...
    • 1871
    • Hot Springs on Gardiners River, the Great Spring

    • View of Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. A pool of water lies in a terraced basin of mineral deposits. Trees and the Yellowstone Mountains (Absaroka Range) are in the distance.
    • Mammoth Hot Springs (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Springs--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.)
    • 1871
    • Hot Spring Cone in Yellowstone Lake

    • View of an accreted silica and mineral cone from an underwater hot spring in Yellowstone Lake, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. Shows rock formations on the shore and Stevenson Island in the distance.
    • Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Lakes & ponds--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Springs--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Geological and Geographical Survey of the...
    • 1871
    • Buffalo bulls protecting a herd from wolves

    • American buffalo bulls face a pack of wolves on a prairie. A wolf has been tossed in the air by a bull. Another wolf lies dead beside a buffalo. Shows mountains and the buffalo herd in the distance.
    • Animal attacks--1870-1880.; Animal behavior--1870-1880.; Bison--1870-1880.; Wolves--1870-1880.
    • 1871 August 5
    • Henrys Lake, Idaho

    • A view of Henrys Lake in Fremont County, Idaho. Shows a tent near the shore of the reservoir. A man sits on a rock and eats from a bowl. Mountains are in the distance.
    • Fremont County (Idaho)--1870-1880.; Henrys Lake (Idaho)--1870-1880.; Camping--Idaho--Fremont County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Idaho--Fremont County--1870-1880.; Lakes & ponds--Idaho--Fremont County--1870-1880.; Geological and Geographical...
    • 1871?
    • Devil's Anvil

    • A rock formation identified as "Devil's Anvil" protrudes from a rock wall in Toroweap Valley in the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona. Shows layered rock walls in the distance.
    • Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Toroweap Valley (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Rock formations--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys...
    • 1872
    • Grand Canon of the Colorado

    • A man with a hat and tall boots, a member of the Corps of Engineers, sits and poses on a rock at probably Toroweap Point on the edge of a chasm at the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park), in Arizona. Shows rounded sandstone rocks and...
    • Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1872
    • Sevier River at Gunnison

    • A man, a member of the geological survey, sits on a rocky hillside above the Sevier River valley near Gunnison (Sanpete County), Utah. Shows tepees and probably horses in the wide valley; river channels and probably the Valley Mountains are in the...
    • Sanpete County (Utah)--1870-1880.; Sevier River (Utah)--1870-1880.; Sevier River Valley (Utah)--1870-1880.; Valley Mountains (Utah)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Utah--Sanpete County--1870-1880.; Indian encampments--Utah--Sanpete...
    • 1872
    • Grand Canon; Sheavwitz Crossing

    • A man, probably a member of the geological survey, wears a hat and stands on a rocky ridge at the edge of the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona, at Shivwits Plateau. Shows layered canyon walls in the distance.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Shivwits Plateau (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Cliffs--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Grand...
    • 1872
    • Plateau of the Grand Canon

    • Trees, brush and flat rocks are in on a plain near the Grand Canyon in Arizona. Shows mountains and a mesa slope in the distance.
    • Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--1870-1880.; Plains--Arizona--1870-1880.; Trees--Arizona--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1872
    • Grand Canon, mouth of Kanab Wash

    • Two members of the geological survey stand or sit on boulders beside the Colorado River near the confluence with Kanab Creek in the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona. One of the men is wrapped in a woven blanket, and holds...
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Boulders--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Rivers--Arizona--Grand...
    • 1872
    • The Grand Canon of the Colorado

    • A man from the Corps of Engineers survey crew crouches behind a box camera, on a tripod, near the Colorado River and the confluence with Kanab Creek in the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona. Shows footprints in the sand and a...
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Cameras--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.;...
    • 1872
    • Navajoe Indian Dance

    • View of a Native American (Navajo) Circle Dance at Fort Defiance (McKinley County), New Mexico. The men wear woven shirts and pants, hats and necklaces. Some men are on horseback and three men sit on the ground nearby. The adobe buildings and a log...
    • Indians of North America--New Mexico--Fort Defiance--1870-1880.; Navajo Indians--New Mexico--Fort Defiance--1870-1880.; Fort Defiance (N.M.)--1870-1880.; Dance--New Mexico--Fort Defiance--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--New Mexico--Fort...
    • 1873
    • Apache squaw and child

    • A Native American (Apache) woman sits and breast-feeds her baby in probably Arizona. The baby is in a cradleboard. The woman wears a shirt with pleats and cuffs, a striped, woven skirt and boot moccasins. Shows trees and bluffs in the distance.
    • Apache Indians--Arizona--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Arizona--1870-1880.; Breast feeding--Arizona--1870-1880.; Cradleboards--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--1870-1880.; Infants--Arizona--1870-1880.; Mothers &...
    • 1873
    • Bust!

    • View of a covered wagon with a torn cover that reads: Pikes Peak or Bust. Oxen, one dead and the other wounded with arrows are hitched to the wagon. A man lies beside the wagon, two rifles, a feather, a bull whip and a boot are near his body. A...
    • Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Covered wagons--Colorado--1870-1880.; Miners--Colorado--1870-1880.; Ox teams--Colorado--1870-1880.; Violence--Colorado--1870-1880.
    • 1873 February
    • Indians killing buffaloes in the Missouri River

    • Native American men hunt American buffalo in the Missouri River. The men hold knives in their teeth and swim beside injured buffalo. People in canoes shoot bows and arrows. Shows the buffalo herd in the distance.
    • Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Missouri River--1870-1880.; Bison hunting--1870-1880.; Bison--1870-1880.; Rivers--1870-1880.; Swimming--1870-1880.
    • 1874
    • Shoshone Falls, Snake River, Idaho, gorge and natural bridge in the fore ground

    • View of Shoshone Falls on the Snake River in Twin Falls County, Idaho. Shows a natural rock bridge; canyon walls are in the distance.
    • Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.); Shoshone Falls (Idaho)--1870-1880.; Snake River (Wyo.-Wash.)--1870-1880.; Twin Falls County (Idaho)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Idaho--Twin Falls County--1870-1880.;...
    • 1874
    • Shoshone Falls, Snake River, Idaho

    • View of the Snake River and the top of Shoshone Falls, Twin Falls County, Idaho. Island boulders are in the river between several waterfalls, and steep rock walls in the canyon are in the distance.
    • Shoshone Falls (Idaho)--1870-1880.; Snake River (Wyo.-Wash)--1870-1880.; Twin Falls County (Idaho)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Idaho--Twin Falls County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Idaho--Twin Falls County--1870-1880.; Rivers--Idaho--Twin Falls...
    • 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
    • Grand view of Denver City

    • Rooftop view of 15th (Fifteenth) Street and downtown Denver, Colorado. A church is in the distance. Signs read: "Chas Bohm Photographic Rooms" and "Emerson & Case Grocers."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Churches--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.
    • 1876
    • Plaza, La Veta, Colo. Beatty Mt. in background

    • People and a horse-drawn carriage are in front of the one-story adobe brick Francisco Plaza fort buildings in La Veta (Spanish Peaks, Huerfano County), Colorado (later the Francisco Fort Museum), this served as the commercial center of the town and...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company--1870-1880.; La Veta (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--La Veta--1870-1880.; Forts & fortifications--Colorado--La Veta--1870-1880.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--La Veta--1870-1880.;...
    • 1876

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