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    • Man holding child in backyard large snow drifts

    • A family feeds chickens in their backyard after a heavy snowfall in Denver, Colorado. Snow drifts and their house are nearby.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1930.; Animal feeding--Colorado--Denver--1900-1930.; Backyards--Colorado--Denver--1900-1930.; Chickens--Colorado--Denver--1900-1930.; Families--Colorado--Denver--1900-1930.; Snow--Colorado--Denver--1900-1930.
    • [between 1904 and 1925]
    • Denver, great storm

    • A man shovels a pathway through drifts of snow on a sidewalk in Denver, Colorado. Shows people in distance and snow covered walls and street.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Blizzards--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Sidewalks--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Snow removal--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • 1913
    • Denver, snowstorm

    • View of automobiles, houses and yards, buried in snow drifts, after the 1982 snowstorm, 2377 Elm Street in the South Park Hill neighborhood of Denver Colorado.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1980-1990.; South Park Hill (Denver, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Blizzards--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.; Residential streets--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.; Snow--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.
    • 1982
    • Denver, snowstorm

    • A man with a shovel poses on steps outside (probably) the Capitol building near snow drifts after the snowstorm of 1913 in Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Blizzards--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Snow removal--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • 1913
    • Riverside tunnel Ouray toll road, Ouray, Colo, 400 ft long 40 feet high

    • Men pose on a horse drawn stagecoach at the mouth of a snow tunnel along the Otto Mears toll road on Red Mountain Pass near Ironton Park (Ouray County), Colorado; others pose on top of the drifts.
    • Ouray County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Red Mountain Pass (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Dirt roads--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1890.; Horse teams--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1890.; Snow--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1890.; Toll roads--Colorado--Ouray...
    • [1888?]
    • Snow Bound, Moffet [sic] Road 5-'05

    • Two railroad locomotives push a snow plow with a steam-powered rotary plow wheel on Moffat Road, Gilpin County, Colorado. Men and a dog stand and sit on top of engines. Shows snow drifts.
    • Gilpin County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Railroad snowplow locomotives--Colorado--Gilpin County--1900-1910.; Snow removal--Colorado--Gilpin County--1900-1910.
    • 1905 May
    • Snow at Idaho Springs, Colorado

    • Pedestrians stand in deep snow drifts on a street in Idaho Springs (Clear Creek County), Colorado. A man identified as Fisher sits on a white horse. Another man identified as Frank stands in the snow nearby. Signs on commercial buildings along the...
    • Idaho Springs (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Blizzards--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1910-1920.; Commercials streets--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1910-1920.; Horseback riding--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1910-1920.; Pedestrians--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1910-1920.
    • 1913 December
    • Eldora, Colorado

    • Men, women, and children stand on a snow drift in the middle of Eldora Avenue in Eldora, Colorado. Signs on storefronts include: "Stillson and Parsons," "Livery Feed & Sale Stable," "Post Office," and "Groceries and Provisions."
    • Eldora (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Snow--Colorado--Eldora--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Eldora--1890-1900.
    • 1899
    • D&RGW

    • A boy identified as Bill Gilmer poses in deep snow in front of the Denver and Rio Grande Western passenger depot in Crested Butte (Gunnison County), Colorado. Gilmer wears a plaid wool jacket. Shows D&RGW freight car #3271 buried in snow, and deep...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Crested Butte (Colo. : Mountain)--1950-1960.; Crested Butte (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Boys--Colorado--Crested Butte--1950-1960.; Railroad freight cars--Colorado--Crested Butte--1950-1960.;...
    • 1952 March 29
    • Rotary snow plow near Hagerman

    • View of snow drifts and a Colorado Midland Railroad rotary snowplow locomotive and train on the approach to Hagerman Pass near Pitkin and Lake County, Colorado. Railroad tracks and pine trees are seen on the mountain. Men with hats pose in and atop...
    • Hagerman Pass (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Lake County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Pitkin County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Railroad snowplow locomotives--Colorado--Pitkin County--1880-1900.; Railroads--Colorado--Pitkin County--1880-1900.; Snow--Colorado--Pitkin...
    • [between 1889 and 1893?]
    • Snowbound

    • A Milwaukee & St. Paul Railroad locomotive and freight cars stop amid snowbanks and drifts between Conover and Ridgeway (Winneshiek County), Iowa.
    • Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway Company--1870-1880.; Winneshiek (Iowa)--1870-1880.; Railroads--Iowa--Winneshiek County--1870-1880.; Snow--Iowa--Winneshiek County--1870-1880.
    • [1873]
    • The open pit at Climax mine near Leadville, Colorado.

    • View of an open pit Molybdenum mine near Leadville, Lake County, Colorado; mining machinery includes a scoop-crane, a dump truck, a tracklayer tractor, and a truck.
    • Climax Mine (Lake County, Colo.)--1940-1970.; Leadville (Colo.)--1940-1970.; Dump trucks--Colorado--Leadville--1940-1970.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Leadville--1940-1970.; Mining--Colorado--Leadville--1940-1970.
    • [between 1940 and 1970?]
    • Cunningham Gulch (June 24th drifts beside road)

    • View of tall snow drifts along a dirt road in June, Cunningham Gulch, San Juan County, Colorado, shows the San Juan range in the background.
    • Cunningham Gulch (San Juan County, Colo.)--1950-1960.; San Juan County (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Snow--Colorado--San Juan County--1950-1960.
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    • Colo. Midland rotary on Hagerman Pass

    • A plow train cuts through snow drifts on Hagerman Pass in Pitkin County, Colorado.
    • Colorado Midland Railway Company--1900-1910.; Hagerman Pass (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Pitkin County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Railroad snowplow locomotives--Colorado--Pitkin County--1890-1910.; Snow removal--Colorado--Pitkin County--1890-1910.
    • 1900 April 26
    • Park Ranger - Boulder foothills 1930's

    • A park ranger rides a horse through large drifts of snow in the Boulder foothills in Boudler County, Colorado. A large rope is tied to the saddle.
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Hills--Colorado--Boulder County--1930-1950.; Horseback riding--Colorado--Boulder County--1930-1950.; Rangers--Colorado--Boulder County--1930-1950.; Snow--Colorado--Boulder County--1930-1950.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Denver, great snowstorm

    • People walk under the Union Station Welcome Arch in a snowstorm on Seventeenth (17th) Street in Denver, Colorado. Shows snow drifts and a Denver City Tramway trolley.
    • Denver City Tramway Company (Denver, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Welcome Arch (Denver, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Arches--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Blizzards--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Monuments and...
    • 1913 December
    • Nevadaville Ellis house on Church St

    • The Ellis house, on Church Street, in Nevadaville, Gilpin County, Colorado, is a one-story frame dwelling with a shingle roof. The doors and windows have been removed; snow drifts are on each side.
    • Nevadaville (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Nevadaville--1940-1950.; Houses--Colorado--Nevadaville--1940-1950.; Streets--Colorado--Nevadaville--1940-1950.
    • 1940
    • D&RGW

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad narrow gauge locomotive #489 (2-8-2) and freight cars enter the west end of the snowshed on the summit of Marshall Pass in Saguache County, Colorado. The train is the last to travel the Marshall Pass route....
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Marshall Pass (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Saguache County (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Sawatch Range (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Saguache County--1950-1960.; Passes...
    • 1955 May 2
    • A miner's cabin in winter, Crested Butte, Colo.

    • View of a log miner's cabin with metal chimneys near Crested Butte (Gunnison County), Colorado. Snow drifts are on the sides of the structure and on a portion on the roof. Shows a tunnel in the snow, probably to a cabin entrance. Snow is in a...
    • Crested Butte (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Blizzards--Colorado--Crested Butte--1880-1900.; Log cabins--Colorado--Crested Butte--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Crested Butte--1880-1900.; Snow--Colorado--Crested Butte--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Colo. Midland rotary on Hagerman Pass

    • A plow train cuts through snow drifts on Hagerman Pass in Pitkin County, Colorado. Four men walk in front of the train, next to the railroad tracks.
    • Colorado Midland Railway Company--1890-1910.; Hagerman Pass (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Pitkin County (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Railroad employees--Colorado--Pitkin County--1890-1910.; Railroad snowplow locomotives--Colorado--Pitkin County--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • AdAmAn climbers

    • Members of the AdAmAn Club climb among rocks and snow, above Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. Contoured banks and drifts of snow are in the foreground.
    • AdAmAn Club (Colorado Springs, Colo.)--People--1930-1950.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Clubs--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1930-1950.; Mountaineering--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1930-1950.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • D&RGW

    • Smoke rises from Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad locomotive #483 (2-8-2) with spreader snow plow "OU" at Cumbres (Conejos County), Colorado. The locomotive and plow are obscured by deep snow. Two men stand near the train. Shows snow drifts...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Cumbres (Colo.)--1940-1950.; San Juan Mountains (Colo. and N.M.)--1940-1950.; Blizzards--Colorado--Cumbres--1940-1950.; Railroads--Colorado--Cumbres--1940-1950.; Snow...
    • 1949 January 21
    • Burning the obsolete horse cars

    • Workers dismantle the chassis and wheels from several old Denver Tramway Company cars in Denver, Colorado. Smoke drifts off a pile of debris.
    • Denver Tramway Company (Denver, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Horse-drawn vehicles--Colorado--Denver--1890-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Fire--Colorado--Denver--1890-1910.; Laborers--Colorado--Denver--1890-1910.; Street...
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Remains of jail after fire 1946

    • View of remains of the county jail in Georgetown, Colorado, a red brick two-story building built in 1883, after it burned in 1946. Charred wood, bricks, and an oil drum lie on the ground, partly covered with snow. In the background, snow drifts...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Fires--Colorado--Georgetown--1940-1950.; Jails--Colorado--Georgetown--1940-1950.
    • 1946
    • Winter of 1899

    • On the west side of Main Street in Breckenridge, Colorado, during the winter of 1898-99, a narrow path has been dug out along the storefronts, and deep snow drifts fill the street. Elk antlers are mounted atop a false fronted building next to the...
    • Breckenridge (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Breckenridge--1890-1900.; Winter--Colorado--Breckenridge--1890-1900.
    • 1899
    • Denver, great snowstorm

    • View of houses behind large snow drifts from a blizzard in Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Blizzards--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Snow--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • 1913 December
    • Eldora Colo.- Feby. 1899 after the "Big Snow"

    • View along Klondyke Avenue in Eldora, Colorado, shows three people standing atop snow drifts left behind by a large snow storm. A sign on a storefront reads: "G. N. Fairman, Hardware, Stoves and Miners Supplies, Paints and Oils."
    • Eldora (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Eldora--1890-1900.
    • 1899
    • Riverside snow tunnel 400 feet 40 feet high, long Ouray toll road, Ouray, Colo

    • Men on horses emerge from a snow tunnel along the Otto Mears toll road on Red Mountain Pass near Ironton Park (Ouray County), Colorado.; others pose on top of the drifts.
    • Ouray County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Red Mountain Pass (Ouray County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Dirt roads--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1890.; Snow--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1890.; Toll roads--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1890.;...
    • [1888?]
    • Cabin construction

    • Men pose in deep snow beside frame cabins in probably King County, Washington. Shows a frame building under construction, snow drifts and tree covered mountains.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Building construction--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Cabins--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Snow--Washington (State)--King...
    • 1914 April 28?
    • No. 63 Ophir, Colo, east side

    • Ophir, Ouray County, Colorado, consists of frame houses and businesses. Laundry hangs in fenced yards; signs read: "Selby and Sebring," "Doors and Windows," "Blacksmith House Coal." Fog drifts among crags in the background.
    • Ophir (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Ophir--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Bucking snow on the Moffat Road

    • Denver and Salt Lake Railroad's rotary snowplow #10200 bucking snow along Moffat Road, probably Rollins Pass or "Hill Hell"; 36-foot rotary snowplow #10200 nicknamed "the Red Devil" by General Manager Ridgway, he also called it "the world's most...
    • Rollins Pass (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Snow removal--Colorado--1910-1930.; Denver and Salt Lake Railroad Company.
    • [between 1913 and 1925]
    • The Scriptbook

    • Booklet created by The Script Club of East High School in Denver, Colorado. Members of The Script Club, the writing club of East High, submitted their own works for create this booklet. Included are poems, essays, sketches and stories written by...
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Writings.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.; High school students' writings--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; High schools--Colorado--Denver.; East High School (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1932 May
    • Myrtlehurst from N. E.

    • View of Marshall Stedman's cabin probably near Apex (Gilpin County), Colorado. Snow drifts against the cabin.
    • Apex (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Log cabins--Colorado--Apex--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Apex--1900-1910.; Snow--Colorado--Apex--1900-1910.; Stedman, Marshall, Miner.--Homes & haunts.
    • 1900
    • Snow shed & snow plow H. Pass

    • View of snow drifts over a snowshed and a Colorado Midland Railroad snowplow locomotive and train on the approach to Hagerman Pass (Pitkin County), Colorado. Workmen look out from the train. Railroad tracks and pine trees are seen on the mountain
    • Colorado Midland Railway Company--1880-1890.; Hagerman Pass (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Pitkin County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Railroad snowplow locomotives--Colorado--Pitkin County--1880-1890.; Railroads--Colorado--Pitkin County--1880-1890.;...
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Pennsylvania Mining Accidents 1869 - 1916

    • History of mines and mining in Pennsylvania, and an alphabetical index by miner’s name for fatal and non-fatal mine accidents in Pennsylvania for the years 1869, 1871, 1872, 1874 (partial), 1875, 1877, 1879, 1880, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1887, 1888,...
    • Mine accidents--Pennsylvania--Indexes.
    • 2007
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 13 Number 7 and 8, 1930 July-August

    • 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.
    • 19300700
    • City snow drifts

    • Snow fills the street of a town; people pose by shop windows, snow shoes, and a mortar and pestle. Business signs read: "Suomalainen Aptecki" (Finnish pharmacy), "Dr. G. J. Sorsen," "A. B. Turner, Bankers," "Star Clothing House," and "Hoskings Co....
    • Blizzards--1880-1900.; Business districts--1880-1900.; Cities & towns--1880-1900.; Commercial streets--1880-1900.; Drugstores--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • The Real Pioneers of Colorado

    • Transcript of a document originally written by Maria Davies McGrath in 1934. This document contains transcripts of all three volumes, arranged alphabetically by pioneers last name. Within each entry is a brief biography of the individual (s) who...
    • Pioneers--Colorado.; Colorado--Biography.
    • 1934

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