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    • Scene after Pueblo Flood, San Isabel

    • View of flood waters and railroad tracks in Pueblo, Colorado. A woman walks on a railroad embankment; houses, garages, out buildings and tracks are washed up against the embankment. Shows damaged houses and buildings, factories, and a bridge in the...
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    • 1921
    • Snowshed

    • View of a wooden snowshed along a portion of rail tracks, possibly near the Emperius Mine in Mineral County, Colorado. A stream runs along the rocky embankment below the tracks. A pipe runs along the outside of the shed's exterior walls and steps...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [1940 and 1950?]
    • Sneffels

    • View of abandoned mine buildings and a tailings embankment in the mining town of Sneffels (Ouray County), Colorado. Shows the ruins of some buildings and logs and debris on the embankment.
    • Bachman, Al.
    • 1963
    • Eagle Bird assay office, Battle Mountain, Eagle River [?]

    • Two men lean on a wooden bridge and look toward the Eagle Bird Assay office on the Eagle River, Eagle County, Colorado. Shows the Eagle Bird Mine, mining tramway tracks, cable for an aerial tram from the Belden mine, a mine dump and wood frame...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Platte River embankment showing low place

    • View of the South Platte River during construction of an embankment in Denver, Colorado. Possibly a cement mixing plant and building are nearby.
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    • [between 1931 and 1935?]
    • Platte River embankment showing low places

    • View of the South Platte River during construction of an embankment in Denver, Colorado. A railroad trestle and bridge cross the river.
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    • [between 1931 and 1935]
    • Platte River embankment 31st St. bridge

    • Workmen dig near an embankment by the South Platte River in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Pick-up trucks are parked nearby.
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    • [between 1931 and 1935]
    • Platte River embankment

    • Workmen pose with shovels at an embankment during installation of a riprap near the South Platte River in Denver, Colorado. Industrial buildings and a bridge over the river are nearby.
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    • [between 1931 and 1935]
    • Clear Creek and Gilpin Tunnel Mine

    • View of a Clear Creek and Gilpin Tunnel Mine tipple over Route 40 in Dumont (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Buildings are on an embankment near the mine, and tailings are below the tipple. Signs on the tipple read: "Corporation of American Mines,...
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    • [between 1925 and 1930?]
    • The Golden Gate

    • A dirt road winds along a cliff through Golden Gate gap in Golden Gate Canyon, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. Wooden struts and logs support the road. Shows forests, a rocky stream bed, and a rock formation on the road identified as the Pillar...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1870 and 1890?]
    • Road building

    • Road work by inmates of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, consists of broken rocks at the base of an embankment.
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    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • The Golden Gate

    • View of a stone masonry embankment and a wooden plank road on a cliff in Golden Gate gap, Golden Gate Canyon, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. A horse-drawn wagon with passengers is on the road, and a man walks by a log railing. Shows a rocky...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1870 and 1890?]
    • Old mine, Virginia Canyon

    • View of the Molly Kathleen Mine ore bin in Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado. Shows a wooden building with an attached trestle. A mine car is on the trestle. A tailings embankment is nearby.
    • Bachman, Al.
    • 1978
    • Rico Argentine, dump & ore train

    • A row of ore carts sit on train tracks on a tailings embankment at the Rico Argentine Mining Company Mine near the town of Rico (Dolores County), Colorado. Snow covers the ground and the Dolores River flows under a bridge.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1930 and 1950?]
    • Rico Argentine Mine, dump & ore train

    • Workers dump ore cars from the Rico Argentine Mining Company Mine over a tailings embankment and into the Dolores River near the town of Rico (Dolores County), Colorado. A wood bridge is in the distance.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1930 and 1950?]
    • Tamalpais and Summit House

    • A view of Mt. Tamalpais and Summit House in Marin County, California. Shows geared Mill Valley and Mt. Tamalpais Scenic Railway locomotive, number 498, and an open passenger car on a steep embankment near the building with shingled siding and...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Industries construction crew at work at Alameda subway

    • Workmen, who include Idaho and a boy, pose near a Nagle vertical center crank water pump in the bottom of an excavation pit at the Alameda Avenue underpass construction site in Denver, Colorado. Clayton Ryan, on horseback, is near Idaho.
    • Lillybridge, Charles S., 1849-1935.
    • [1909]
    • We-got-em mine

    • View of a tailings embankment at the We-got-em mine (Gilpin County Gold Mining Company), Gilpin County, Colorado. Shows cables and a log retaining wall.
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    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Natures sternness and loveliness, Grand River Canon, (WSW) Colo.

    • A man sits on a rock near the shore of the Colorado river in Glenwood Canyon in Garfield County, Colorado. Shows an unpaved road, wood railings and a stone embankment along the shore of the river, and steep canyon walls.
    • Underwood & Underwood.
    • [between 1881 and 1890?]
    • Visiting overseers at road camp

    • Families of State Penitentiary road building crew overseers pose at the camp near Canon City, Colorado. Behind a group of children sitting on the ground, a line of women wear long dresses, jackets, and dress hats. Men wear suits or a sweater;...
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    • [between 1915 and 1920?]
    • Orodell, Colorado

    • A view of Orodell (Boulder County), Colorado shows a Greeley, Salt Lake, and Pacific Railway Company passenger train and track near the convergence of Boulder and Fourmile Creeks. Men stand near the train and railroad grade. A reinforced...
    • King, John H., photographer.
    • 1886
    • Julia Hallet House "the Silver Queen" pulled down around 1973

    • View of the Julia Hallet House at probably 847 Pearl Street in the North Capitol Hill neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Shows a brick house with arched and bay windows, dormers, chimneys, an oculus, and a tower with a conical roof and an open...
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    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • South Park & Pacific railroad wreck

    • View of a Denver, South Park and Pacific Railroad accident in Colorado; people look at the wreckage from an embankment.
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    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Denver, South Park & Pacific Railway wreck

    • View of a Denver, South Park and Pacific Railway accident in Colorado; men pose by a locomotive, coal car, and "Refrigerator" car. People look at the wreckage from an embankment.
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    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Gilpin County Tramway wreck, Central City

    • A view of an accident on the Gilpin Tramway line in Prosser Gulch in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. Spectators stand on an embankment above the wreck. Men work to stabilize locomotive number 3 and move it back on the tracks. A pulley and...
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    • 1897 Dec. 30
    • Donkey party at Iron Spring, Manitou

    • Exterior view of the Ute Iron Spring Chateau, Manitou Springs (El Paso County), Colorado. The frame octagonal pavilion has latticework and projecting bays with a shingled, faceted conical roof with ornamental dormer, vent-cap top and flagpole. The...
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    • [between 1882 and 1885?]
    • Denver, South Park & Pacific Railway wreck

    • View of a Denver, South Park and Pacific Railway accident in Colorado; men work with block and tackle and a locomotive. Other train engines stand by; people watch from an embankment.
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    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Gilpin County tramway wreck, Central City

    • A view of an accident on the Gilpin Tramway line in Prosser Gulch in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. Spectators stand on an embankment and view the wreck. Workers help move locomotive number 3 as it is is pulled along the track by a rope...
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    • 1897 Dec. 30
    • On the road to Sneffles [sic]

    • View of a gorge and a dirt road carved from a rocky cliff in either San Miguel County or Ouray County, Colorado. A horse-drawn surrey stops past a reinforced log embankment, and passengers stand on the road.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Alpine tunnel, Pacific slope

    • Men sit and pose on a Denver, South Park & Pacific railroad Engine, labeled "42", and passenger car on a stone embankment at the west portal of the tunnel near Alpine Station in the Sawatch Mountains (Gunnison County), Colorado. View shows a...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1880 and 1889?]
    • Mill site

    • View of an unidentified mill under construction in Boulder County, Colorado. Men pose on a steep hillside near piles of lumber and stand on a dirt embankment.. Shows the beginnings of a masonry foundation, a wood frame building on a log retaining...
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    • 1894 November 7
    • Manitou

    • to its west a freightcar and flatbed are on the spur. Several stacks of rail ties are on the embankment to the south of the depot.; View of Manitou Springs, Colorado, looking southwest; Pike's Peak and its foothills are in the background. The...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1881 and 1883?]
    • Manitou

    • Creek is left of center. The entry bay of the D. & R. G. Depot is just visible in the lower left, rail ties and other construction materials are piled on the embankment behind it. Pike's Peak, its foothills, and the town of Manitou Springs are in...
    • Nims, F. A.
    • [between 1881 and 1883?]
    • Unidentified scene

    • Overlook view of a river with a high embankment and a wooden irrigation flume, probably in Colorado.
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Pueblo flood

    • Sections of houses, sheds, fences, and debris are piled up against a railroad track embankment near the Arkansas River after a flood in Pueblo, Colorado. A bluff and damaged houses and businesses are in the distance.
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    • 1921
    • Foxton, train wreck, Colorado & Southern

    • View of train wreck near Foxton (Jefferson County), Colorado. Shows a derailed Colorado and Southern railroad train on a bridge over the North Fork of the South Platte River with a pile of rough timber nearby. People stand by the train to inspect...
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    • 1901 Sept. 1
    • Mount Vernon Gardens

    • View of the central pathway of the Mt. Vernon Garden in Washington Park, Denver, Colorado. Shows formal planting beds, steps into the garden, brick wall embankment and Grasmere Lake. Houses are in the distance.
    • Lindevall, Oscar E.
    • [between 1920 and 1940?]
    • Ruxton Street

    • View of Ruxton Street, in Manitou Springs, Colorado, looking northeast. The rails for the Manitou Springs trolley are to the left, and power poles and wires are at the edge of the dirt street, at the base of a steep embankment. On the right are...
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    • [between 1888 and 1890?]
    • Estes Park, Colorado, exchange building

    • View of the Mountain States telephone exchange building in Estes Park (Larimer County), Colorado. The structure is a log building with a dormer and stone chimney. A stone wall serves as a fence and embankment. A sign reading "Telephone" hangs on...
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    • 1931 July 29
    • Excavating for reduction mill

    • Miners dig in an embankment with picks and shovels, in (probably) Colorado; another man looks on.
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    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Frank Herrera

    • Frank Herrera, a teenage man poses in a double breasted sports coat and shirt with an oversized collar near Cherry Creek in the Auraria neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. An embankment and storm drain are in the distance.
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    • [1942?]
    • Continental Divide

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western locomotive 490 vents smoke between Monero and Chama in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico. A sign on an embankment reads: "Continental Divide."
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1955 November 11
    • Henry Rhone house, Grand Lake

    • View east towards Henry Rhone's log cabin, Grand Lake, Colorado, shows a one-story, saltbox roof, vertical, log cabin with river cobblestone basement and chimney. An eroded embankment is in the foreground. The summer home was constructed circa...
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    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Wreck on D. & R.G.W. near Aspen

    • People stand on tracks beside an overturned Central Vermont Railway freight car near Aspen in Pitkin County, Colorado. The wrecked freight car is wedged in an embankment near a Denver and Rio Grande Western wooden trestle. Shows snow on mountains...
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    • [between 1920 and 1930?]

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