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    • 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
    • Plomo mine, San Luis, Colo.

    • Four miners, one pushing a wheelbarrow full of ore, pose near the entrance to the Plomo mine near San Luis, Costilla County, Colorado. A box of dynamite and a hammer are displayed nearby.
    • Costilla County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Plomo Mine (Costilla County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Costilla County--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Costilla County--1890-1900.
    • 1894
    • Flood up Bear Creek

    • Men pose beside a log balanced on a large rock in Bear Creek Canyon (Jefferson County), Colorado. A sign on the log reads: "If You Knew How This Log Come Here [sic] You Would Camp On High Ground." The men on the rock have sledgehammers, probably to...
    • Bear Creek (Jefferson County and Douglas County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Bear Creek Canyon (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Boulders--Colorado--Jefferson County--1890-1900.; Floods--Colorado--Jefferson County--1890-1900.;...
    • 1895?
    • El Paso Livery Stable burning, fire 1896

    • View towards El Paso Livery Stable, Bennett Avenue between 1st (First) and "A" Streets, consumed in flames and smoke after explosion of stored dynamite at stable during second fire on April 29, 1896, Cripple Creek, Colorado; billows of black smoke...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Explosions--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Fires--Colorado--Cripple Creek--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
    • 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
    • Home of Evan R. Davis, dynamited December 17, 1903 at New Castle, Colo. [graphic]

    • The Davis home, in New Castle, Garfield County, Colorado, has severe damage from dynamite planted in a personal attack on five residences. The homeowner was a prominent official in a mine that was on strike at the time of the bombing.
    • New Castle (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Bombings--Colorado--New Castle--1900-1910.; Houses--Colorado--New Castle--1900-1910.
    • 1903 December 17
    • Home of Wm. G. Isaac, dynamited December 17, 1903 at New Castle, Colo. [graphic]

    • The William G. Isaac home, in New Castle, Garfield County, Colorado, has severe damage from dynamite planted in a personal attack on five residences. Lumber and brick are in disarray.
    • Isaac, William G.--Homes & haunts.; New Castle (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Bombings--Colorado--New Castle--1900-1910.; Houses--Colorado--New Castle--1900-1910.
    • 1903 December 17
    • Home of Wm. Doyle, dynamited December 17, 1903 at New Castle, Colo. [graphic]

    • William Doyle's home, in New Castle, Garfield County, Colorado, has severe damage from dynamite planted in a personal attack on five residences. Interior furnishings are among the debris. The homeowner was a prominent official in a mine that was on...
    • Doyle, William--Homes & haunts.; New Castle (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Bombings--Colorado--New Castle--1900-1910.; Houses--Colorado--New Castle--1900-1910.
    • 1903 December 17
    • Animas Forks blasting for preliminary (?) works on Gold Prince Mill

    • View of Gold Prince Mill (mine ore processing) construction in Animas Forks, San Juan County, Colorado; shows sheds, tents, and dynamite blasting dust.
    • Animas Forks (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Construction--Colorado--Animas Forks--1900-1910.; Mills--Colorado--Animas Forks--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Animas Forks--1900-1910.
    • 1904
    • Civil War in Colorado

    • Views of bomb damage at a railroad depot in Independence (Pitkin County), Colorado; men with rifles walk by railroad tracks and tents. People look at the building damaged by dynamite as part of a labor dispute. Men gather around the bodies of men...
    • Independence (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Bombings--Colorado--Independence--1900-1910.; Miner's strikes--Colorado--Independence--1900-1910.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Independence--1900-1910.; Spectators--Colorado--Independence--1900-1910.; Vigilance...
    • 1904 June 25
    • Bill Corbet on Dynamite champion broncho buster, Steamboat Springs, Colo., 1st money

    • Cowboy Bill Corbett hangs onto bucking bronco, Dynamite, during a competition in Steamboat Springs, Routt County, Colorado. A man on a horse spots him and spectators watch from the edge of the field.
    • Steamboat Springs (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Broncos--Colorado--Steamboat Springs--1900-1910.; Cowboys--Colorado--Steamboat Springs--1900-1910.; Rodeos--Colorado--Steamboat Springs--1900-1910.; Corbett, Bill.
    • 1909
    • N.D.H.S. Annual: 1911

    • North Denver High School yearbook for 1911
    • Denver Public Schools--Students--Yearbooks.; North High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Yearbooks.; School yearbooks--Colorado--Denver.; High schools--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.
    • 1911
    • Manual Annual: 1911

    • Yearbook for Denver Manual Training High School 1911.
    • Manual High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Yearbooks.; Denver Public Schools--Students--Yearbooks.; School yearbooks--Colorado--Denver.; High schools--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.
    • 1911
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 3 Number 7, 1911 February 11

    • Newsletter produced 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.
    • 1911 February 11
    • Preparing to dynamite D. & R.G. Bridge from sands in river bed

    • Men sit on the edge of an Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad bridge, or stand on flood debris beside a submerged Denver and Rio Grande Railroad bridge in the Arkansas River in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Shows a pile driver, ropes and...
    • Ridgway, Arthur Osbourne, 1870-1953.; Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company--Disasters--1920-1930.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--Disasters--1920-1930.; Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.;...
    • 1921 June
    • Using dynamite to release wrecked D. & R.G. bridge from mud, A.T. & S.F. bridge in...

    • View of a dynamite explosion to dislodge a Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad bridge from flood debris in the Arkansas River in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Shows mud and sand in the air, part of a D. & R.G. bridge submerged in the river...
    • Ridgway, Arthur Osbourne, 1870-1953.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--Disasters--1920-1930.; Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Blasting--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.;...
    • 1921 June
    • The Aeronaut of South Side High School: 1923

    • South Denver High School yearbook for 1923.
    • South High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Yearbooks.; Denver Public Schools--Students--Yearbooks.; High schools--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; School yearbooks--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1923
    • The Tales of the Aeronaut: The Yearbook of 1924

    • South Denver High School yearbook for 1924.
    • South High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Yearbooks.; Denver Public Schools--Students--Yearbooks.; High schools--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; School yearbooks--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1924
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 7 Numbers 9 and 10, 1924 September-October

    • 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.
    • 1924 September-October
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 8 Numbers 7 and 8, 1925 September-October

    • Newsletter produced everty 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.
    • 1925 September-October
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 9 Numbers 3 and 4, 1926 March-April

    • Newsletter produced everty 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.
    • 1926 March-April
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 10 Numbers 3 and 4, 1927 March-April

    • Newsletter produced everty 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.
    • 1927 March-April
    • Artillery used during prison riot 75 millimeter fielpiece.

    • Chained to a flatbed truck at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, is a wheel-mounted artillery, 75 millimeter field piece from the National Guard firing range in Golden. It was used during the October 3 riot after dynamite failed to...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Artillery (Weaponry)--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Prison riots--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • Pen riot National Guardsmen

    • Wheel-mounted artillery from the National Guard firing range in Golden is on a flatbed truck at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. It was used during the October 3 riot after dynamite failed to roust the ringleaders. Men stand on the...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Artillery (Weaponry)--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Prison riots--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 12 Numbers 8 and 8, 1929 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.
    • 1929 July-August
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 12 Numbers 3 and 4, 1929 March-April

    • 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.
    • 1929 March-April
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 13 Numbers 3 and 4, 1930 March-April

    • 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.
    • 1930 March-April
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 13 Numbers 9 and 10, 1930 September-October

    • Newsletter produced everty 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.
    • 1930 September-October
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 14 Numbers 3 and 4, 1931 March-April

    • Newsletter produced everty 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.
    • 1931 March-April
    • WPCD Priming stick of powder in powder house

    • Interior view of an explosives shed at the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado. A man inserts a fuse into dynamite; crate reads: "Dupont." A calendar,...
    • Colorado-Big Thompson Project (U.S.)--People--1940-1950.; Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Dynamite--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Explosives--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.;...
    • 1941, March
    • East High spotlight: vol 30 no 1

    • Newspaper produced by East High School of Denver, Colorado. Included in the paper are photographs of students, articles on school events and sports.
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Writings.; East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Periodicals.; High schools--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.; High schools--Colorado--Denver.; East High School (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1943 September 30
    • Demolition of the Omaha-Grant Smelting Company smoke stack

    • Photograph taken during the demolition of the Omaha-Grant Smelting Company smoke stack located in the Globeville neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Crowds of spectators stand watching the dust settle. The smoke stack was originally built in 1892...
    • Omaha and Grant Smelting Company (Denver, Colo.); Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 1950 February 20
    • Fred Bockus working on the Omaha-Grant Smelting smokestack demolition preparation

    • Photograph of Fred "Tombstone" Bockus preparing dynamite for the demolition of the Omaha-Grant Smelting smokestack in the Globeville neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Above his head an additional images of a cemetery floats, as if in a dream...
    • Omaha and Grant Smelting Company (Denver, Colo.); Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 1950 February 23
    • View of portion of dynamite line

    • Gable roofed sheds with ductwork are by railroad tracks in Louviers, Douglas County, Colorado. More industrial buildings and a smokestack are in the background.
    • Louviers (Colo.)--1950-1960.
    • 1958
    • The Urban Dweller: A Publication by Capitol Hill United Neighborhoods Inc.

    • Newsletter produced by the Capitol Hill United Neighborhoods (CHUN) pertaining to organization's meetings, events, and decisions. Specific issues addressed in this newsletter include board nominations and elections, zoning, and the People's Fair.
    • Citizens' associations--Colorado--Denver.; Land use, Urban--Colorado--Denver; Zoning--Colorado--Denver; City planning--Colorado--Denver.; Neighborhood government--Colorado--Denver.; Transportation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1977 March-April
    • Auraria Remembered

    • Oral history of former residents of the Westside neighborhood that were displaced by the building of the Auraria Higher Education Center in the 1970s.
    • Neighborhoods--Colorado--Denver--History.; Hispanic Americans--Colorado--Denver--Biography.; Hispanic Americans--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • 1991
    • Pre-1963 Colorado mining fatalities

    • An alphabetical listing of people who were killed in mining accidents in Colorado from 1884, when state legislation first required mining companies to report their accidents, through 1962.
    • Mine accidents--Colorado. ; Registers of births, etc.--Colorado. ; Colorado--Vital records.
    • 1995
    • Montana mining accidents: 1900 & 1905-1912

    • List of mining accident victims in 1900 and 1905-1912, taken from the Annual report of the Inspector of Mines and the Biennial report of the Inspector of Coal Mines. Gives name and age of accident victim, date, mine or county, whether fatal or...
    • Mine accidents--Montana--Indexes.
    • 2007

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