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    • Alabama Fatal Mining Accidents : 1905, 1912-1921

    • List of fatal mining accident victims in 1905 (Virginia City Mine only) and 1912-1921, taken from the 1912-1921 Annual report of coal mines, State of Alabama, and from the website http://www.gendisasters.com/al/ "Alabama mine explosions". Gives...
    • Mine accidents--Alabama--Indexes.
    • 2007
    • Alma - Lincoln - Hercules Powder going up skip

    • A man loads dynamite onto a lift at the Alma Lincoln Mine in Idaho Springs (Clear Creek County, Colorado; crates read: "Hercules Powder - Hercules Gelamite."
    • Alma Lincoln Mine (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Idaho Springs (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Explosives--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1940-1950.; Miners--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Camp Bird Mine, Ouray, Colo

    • A miner inserts dynamite into an interior ceiling at the Camp Bird Mine (Ouray County) Colorado; crates read: "Dupont Explosives."
    • Camp Bird (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Camp Bird Mine (Ouray County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dynamite--Colorado--Camp Bird--1930-1940.; Interiors--Colorado--Camp Bird--1930-1940.; Miners--Colorado--Camp Bird--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Camp Bird--1930-1940.
    • [between 1933 and 1940?]
    • 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
    • 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
    • Clear Creek / loading from ground under deck - right side

    • Men in hard hats place dynamite in a highway tunnel on Highway 6 in Jefferson County or Clear Creek County, Colorado; modular pipe shoring is by a dynamite crate with letters: "DuPont."
    • Construction workers--Colorado--1940-1950.; Explosives--Colorado--1940-1950.; Road construction--Colorado--1940-1950.; Tunnels--Colorado--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Clear Creek / loading Pioneer Bore

    • Men work in a a highway tunnel on Highway 6 in Jefferson County or Clear Creek County, Colorado; sticks of dynamite are in holes, and water covers the floor.
    • Construction workers--Colorado--1940-1950.; Explosives--Colorado--1940-1950.; Road construction--Colorado--1940-1950.; Tunnels--Colorado--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Clear Creek / taking powder into tunnels - Pioneer

    • A man carries a dynamite crate into a a highway tunnel on Highway 6 in Jefferson County or Clear Creek County, Colorado; drainage pipes and rail tracks line the bore.
    • Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Construction workers--Colorado--1940-1950.; Explosives--Colorado--1940-1950.; Road construction--Colorado--1940-1950.; Tunnels--Colorado--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Clear Creek / wiring heading - Pioneer

    • Men work in a a highway tunnel on Highway 6 in Jefferson County or Clear Creek County, Colorado; they attach fuses to dynamite, and water covers the floor.
    • Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Construction workers--Colorado--1940-1950.; Explosives--Colorado--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--1940-1950.; Road construction--Colorado--1940-1950.; Tunnels--Colorado--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Colorado & North-Western train, engine number 30

    • From rear after caboose was destroyed by dynamite explosion in 1958. Photographed: at Boulder, Colo., ca. 1960.
    • Locomotives--1960-1970.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1960.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Boulder.; Colorado and Northwestern Railroad Company.
    • [1960]
    • 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
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 2 Number 21, 1910 May 21

    • 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.
    • 19100521
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 2 Number 41, 1910 October 8

    • 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.
    • 19101008
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 2 Number 44, 1910 October 29

    • 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.
    • 19101029
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 3 Number 16, 1911 April 15

    • 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.
    • 19110415
    • 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.
    • 19110211
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 4 Number 2, 1912 January 13

    • 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.
    • 19120113
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 4 Number 27, 1912 July 6

    • 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.
    • 19120706
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 4 Number 29, 1912 July 20

    • 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.
    • 19120720
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 4 Number 30, 1912 July 27

    • 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.
    • 19120727
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 4 Number 32, 1912 August 10

    • 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.
    • 19120810
    • Denver Ordnance Plant, interior, TNT house

    • Interior view shows a construction worker inside a dynamite house at the Denver Ordnance Plant (Remington Ordnance Plant, later Denver Federal Center) in Lakewood (Jefferson County), Colorado. The man wears overalls and a cap with a possible...
    • Denver Ordnance Plant--Facilities--1940-1950.; Lakewood (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Building construction--Colorado--Lakewood--1940-1950.; Construction workers--Colorado--Lakewood--1940-1950.; Ordnance industry--Colorado--Lakewood--1940-1950.
    • [1941?]
    • Denver Ordnance Plant, TNT storage house

    • Construction workers excavate a trench near a dynamite house at the Denver Ordnance Plant (Remington Ordnance Plant, later Denver Federal Center) in Lakewood (Jefferson County), Colorado. The men wear work clothes and hard hats. The bunker is a...
    • Denver Ordnance Plant--Buildings--1940-1950.; Lakewood (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Building construction--Colorado--Lakewood--1940-1950.; Construction workers--Colorado--Lakewood--1940-1950.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--Lakewood--1940-1950.; Ordnance...
    • [1941?]
    • 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
    • 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
    • Evergreen Mine Co.

    • View of Evergreen Mine and Mill (Gilpin County) Colorado; shows frame buildings, ore car and tracks, and a dynamite storage shed with sign: "Danger."
    • Evergreen Mine (Gilpin County, Colo.)--1900-1920.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Buildings--Colorado--Gilpin County--1900-1920.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Gilpin County--1900-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • 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?
    • 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
    • Green Mtn. Dam, loading rock

    • Construction workers with overalls and hats pose near a crate of dynamite labeled: "Hercules Powder" and a boulder at the Green Mountain Dam site in Summit County, Colorado.
    • Green Mountain Dam (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Summit County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Explosives--Colorado--Summit County--1930-1950.; Rocks--Colorado--Summit County--1930-1950.
    • [between 1938 and 1943?]
    • 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. 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
    • 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
    • I helped to build Pikes Peak rail co.

    • A burro stands on the railroad bed of the Manitou and Pikes Peak Railway Company, on Pikes Peak in El Paso County, Colorado. He carries a sign on his back that reads: "I helped to Build Pikes Peak Rail Co., " as well as a dynamite box, a metal can,...
    • Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company--1880-1900.; El Paso County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Donkeys.; Pack animals.; Railroad construction & maintenance.
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