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    • Municipal Facts: Volume 6 Number 5, 1923 May

    • Newsletter produced every two months by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 19230501
    • Thompson Pipe & Steel Co. water diversion works near Glenwood Springs

    • View of an aqueduct under construction by Thompson Pipe & Steel Company for a water diversion project, and probably Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company railroad tracks near Glenwood Springs (Garfield County), Colorado. A water culvert is...
    • Garfield County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Aqueducts--Colorado--Garfield County--1930-1950.; Construction--Colorado--Garfield County--1930-1950.; Culverts--Colorado--Garfield County--1930-1950.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Garfield County--1930-1950.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Fifteenth Street bridge

    • View of the South Platte River (drained) in Denver, Colorado; shows the 15th (Fifteenth) Street Bridge, a brick business, and men working on water diversion.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1880-1900.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1880-1900.; Bridges--Colorado--Denver--1880-1900.; Rivers--Colorado--Denver--1880-1900.; Water diversion--Colorado--Denver--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1899?]
    • Montrose, Colo.

    • Main Street, Montrose, Montrose County, Colorado, patriotically decorated with flags, bunting and a welcome arch for President William H. Taft. President arrived by train for the dedication of the Gunnison Water Diversion Tunnel, a United States...
    • Montrose (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Celebrations--Colorado--Montrose--1900-1910.; Festive decorations--Colorado--Montrose--1900-1910.; Streets--Colorado--Montrose--1900-1910.
    • [1909]
    • Burro Brigade at the Cliff

    • View of the "Burro Brigade" in Manitou Springs, Colorado. Burro rides to the Garden of the Gods, Pike's Peak summit, and Cave of the Winds were a popular diversion and daily occurrence for tourists in this resort town. 15 "Brigaders" pose,...
    • Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Donkeys--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.; Resorts--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.; Cliff House (Manitou Springs, Colo.)
    • [between 1872 and 1880?]
    • Flume in sandstone canyon

    • Flume between a river and rock pinnacles: water diversion for hydraulic gold placer mining.
    • Flumes--1900-1930.; Gold mining--1900-1930.; Hydraulic mining--1900-1930.; Mining--1900-1930.; Rock formations--1900-1930.
    • [between 1900 and 1930?]
    • Flume, cliffs, and tunnel

    • Flume built on rock cliff (with tunnel): water diversion for hydraulic gold placer mining.
    • Flumes--1900-1930.; Gold mining--1900-1930.; Hydraulic mining--1900-1930.; Mining--1900-1930.
    • [between 1900 and 1930?]
    • Thompson Pipe & Steel, irrigation headgate

    • View of a concrete water diversion conduit and headgate at an irrigation project constructed by Thompson Pipe & Steel Company near Glenwood Springs (Garfield County), Colorado.
    • Garfield County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Irrigation canals & flumes--Colorado--Garfield County--1930-1950.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Culvert

    • Interior view of a corrugated metal culvert constructed by Thompson Pipe & Steel Company, for a water diversion project near Glenwood Springs (Garfield County), Colorado.
    • Garfield County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Culverts--Colorado--Garfield County--1930-1950.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Thompson Pipe & Steel Co. pump house near Glenwood Springs

    • View of a corrugated metal-sided shack and a culvert constructed by the Thompson Pipe & Steel Company for a water diversion project near Glenwood Springs (Garfield County), Colorado.
    • Garfield County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Culverts--Colorado--Garfield County--1930-1950.; Sheds--Colorado--Garfield County--1930-1950.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Flume on granite wall

    • Flume built on a rock cliff and trestles: water diversion for hydraulic gold placer mining.
    • Flumes--1900-1930.; Gold mining--1900-1930.; Hydraulic mining--1900-1930.; Mining--1900-1930.
    • [between 1900 and 1930?]
    • WPCD

    • Workers stand beside railroad tracks, tools and ladders inside the the west portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel of the United States Reclamation Bureau Colorado Big Thompson Project water diversion tunnel (west portal of the Continental Divide...
    • Colorado-Big Thompson Project (U.S.)--People--1940-1950.; Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Employees--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Hydraulic facilities--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.;...
    • [between 194 and 1947]
    • Water project near Glenwood Springs

    • View of probably Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks, an irrigation conduit on a timber frame and a culvert on the ground constructed by Thompson Pipe & Steel Company for a water diversion project near Glenwood Springs (Garfield County),...
    • Garfield County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Construction workers--Colorado--Garfield County--1930-1950.; Culverts--Colorado--Garfield County--1930-1950.; Irrigation canals & flumes--Colorado--Garfield County--1930-1950.; Railroad...
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Headgate Bessemer Ditch near Pueblo, Colo.

    • A man stands on a stone diversion ditch headgate at Bessemer Ditch beside probably the St. Charles River in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Stone levees are at the edge of the water, and trees are in the river valley. Railroad tracks are beside...
    • Ditches--Colorado--Pueblo--1890-1910.; Bessemer Ditch (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Saint Charles River (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Canals--Colorado--Pueblo--1890-1910.; Levees--Colorado--Pueblo--1890-1910.; Railroad...
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Double headgate near Glenwood Springs

    • A man wears a jacket, tie and a hat, and poses on top of two headgates on a concrete conduit constructed by Thompson Pipe & Steel Company for a water diversion or irrigation project near Glenwood Springs (Garfield County), Colorado.
    • Garfield County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Irrigation canals & flumes--Colorado--Garfield County--1930-1950.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Sellar, Colo.

    • View of snow-covered Sellar, Pitkin County, Colorado, (once a station stop on the Colorado Midland Railroad); shows the coal chute, section houses, water tank and grade loops in background. The cleared power line heads for Hell Gate.
    • Sellar (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad facilities--Colorado--Sellar--1920-1930.; Railroads--Colorado--Sellar--1920-1930.; Colorado Midland Railway Company.
    • January 1922
    • Irrigation flume near Glenwood Springs

    • View of a metal conduit on a frame support structure, constructed by Thompson Pipe & Steel Company for a water diversion project near Glenwood Springs (Garfield County), Colorado.
    • Garfield County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Irrigation canals & flumes--Colorado--Garfield County--1930-1950.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Conduit #16

    • Workmen unload pipes onto wood frames at a work site in Jefferson County, Colorado. The pipes are forty-two inch diameter reinforced concrete pipes made by the Lock Joint Company of Denver for construction of Conduit #16 of the Fraser River...
    • Jefferson County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Pipes (Conduits)--Colorado--Jefferson County--1930-1940.; Construction workers--Colorado--Jefferson County--1930-1940.; Trucks--Colorado--Jefferson County--1930-1940.
    • 1936 October 16
    • South Fork of Clear Creek down stream looking to dam

    • View of the south fork of Clear Creek, Clear Creek County, Colorado; shows a diversion dam for hydraulic gold placer mines.
    • Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1880-1900.; Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Dams--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1880-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Clear Creek...
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Conduit #16

    • Construction workers stand in a deep trench and shovel dirt over a large concrete pipe at a work site in Clear Creek valley in Jefferson County, Colorado. The pipe is forty-two inch diameter reinforced concrete pipe coated with coal tar enamel. The...
    • Excavating machinery--Colorado--Jefferson County--1930-1940.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Pipes (Conduits)--Colorado--Jefferson County--1930-1940.; Construction workers--Colorado--Jefferson County--1930-1940.;...
    • 1936 October 16
    • EPCD, drilling from column

    • A worker operates a compressed air, percussion-type rock drill near the East Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel), of the Colorado-Big Thompson Water Diversion Project, in Grand County, Colorado. The man wears a safety...
    • Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Boring--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Construction workers--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Drilling & boring machinery--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.;...
    • [between 1940 and 1944?]
    • Above dam, entrance to flume

    • View of the South Fork of Clear Creek, Clear Creek County, Colorado; shows a diversion dam for hydraulic gold placer mines, and the opening into a flume.
    • Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1880-1900.; Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Dams--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1880-1900.; Flumes--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1880-1900.; Gold mining--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1880-1900.;...
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Conduits

    • View of a large metal conduit loaded on a railroad flatbed car in Colorado. The pipe is probably for use with the Fraser River Diversion project. Shows a locomotive in the distance. Snow covers the ground.
    • Pipes (Conduits)--Colorado--1930-1940.; Railroad freight cars--Colorado--1930-1940.
    • 1937 January 23
    • Irrigation, Grand Valley

    • View over the Colorado River, a Colorado River irrigation diversion system, and Palisade, Mesa County, Colorado; shows orchards, farms, the Book Cliffs, and Mount Garfield.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1900-1910.; Palisade (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Irrigation--Colorado--Palisade--1900-1910.; Orchards--Colorado--Palisade--1900-1910.; Rivers--Colorado--Palisade--1900-1910.
    • [1912]
    • South Platte River, levee

    • View of the South Platte River in Denver, the Globeville neighborhood, Colorado. Shows a train as it approaches a railroad bridge, a water diversion project, and a factory or plant with two smokestacks.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Globeville (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1920-1930.; Factories--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Railroads--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.;...
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Laying concrete pipe

    • Construction workers guide a section of concrete pipe hoisted by a crane into a trench possibly in Jefferson County, Colorado. The pipeline is probably part of the Fraser River Diversion Project. A stadia rod for surveying leans against the side of...
    • Pipes (Conduits)--Colorado--1930-1940.; Construction workers--Colorado--1930-1940.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--1930-1940.; Waterworks--Colorado--1930-1940.
    • [between 1936 and 1938?]
    • Lake City from Crooke view

    • View northwest to Lake City from Crooke Hill, Colorado. Foreground includes tailing diversion ditches of the Golden Fleece mine mill. Pines fill middleground; Lake City and bluffs in background.
    • Lake City (Colo.)--1877-1879.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Lake City--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Lake City--1870-1880.
    • [between 1877 and 1879?]
    • View of Mosquito Pass

    • View of a man standing on top of a wooden water diversion gate used to control water flow to mining operations near Alma in Park County, Colorado. Mosquito Pass is in the distance. Several buildings stand along the base of the ridge in the...
    • Mosquito Pass (Colo.)--1870-1900.; Park County (Colo.)--1870-1900.; Buildings--Colorado--Park County--1870-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Park County--1870-1900.; Mountains--Colorado--1870-1900.
    • [between 1875 and 1900?]
    • Flume & pipe connection - dam complete

    • View of a stream, in (probably) Colorado; shows a diversion dam for hydraulic gold placer mines, a flume, and the penstock. Rail fences are across the water, and a bridge is to the side.
    • Dams--Colorado--1880-1900.; Flumes--Colorado--1880-1900.; Gold mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Penstocks--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Six people sitting on water control gate

    • Outdoor portrait of men, women, and boys at a South Platte River (or Archer Canal?) water diversion gate in Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1900-1910.; Boys--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Canals--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Irrigation--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Men--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.;...
    • [between 1904 and 1910?]
    • West portal Continental Divide Tunnel

    • View of the entrance to the west portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel of the United States Reclamation Bureau Colorado Big Thompson Project water diversion tunnel in Grand County County, Colorado. A sign reads: "West Portal Continental Divide Tunnel,...
    • Colorado-Big Thompson Project (U.S.)--1940-1950.; Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Hydraulic facilities--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Tunnels--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1947]
    • Canal intake at the South Platte

    • View of a water diversion dam on the South Platte River in Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1920.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1900-1920.; Dams--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Rivers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.
    • [between 1904 and 1915?]
    • Group near the water control gates of the South Platte

    • View of people by a South Platte River water diversion gate in Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1920.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1900-1920.; Flood control--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; People--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Rivers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.
    • [between 1904 and 1915?]
    • Two women, two children seated on water control gate

    • Women and baby girls pose in Denver, Colorado, on a water diversion gate (Archer Canal?) by the South Platte River.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1920.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1900-1920.; Girls--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Infants--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.
    • [between 1904 and 1920?]

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