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    • Golconda extension placer mine, La Plata Mountains, Colo.

    • View of the Golconda Group Mine in Summitville, Rio Grande County, Colorado. Shows wood plank building, log cabin, and tent. A sluice box sits in an excavated trench. Men are in the distance.
    • Golconda Group Mine (Rio Grande County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Summitville (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Summitville--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Summitville--1890-1900.; Sluices--Colorado--Summitville--1890-1900.
    • 1893
    • Golconda placer mine, La Plata Mountains, Colo.

    • View of the Golconda Group Mine near Summitville in Rio Grand County, Colorado. A sluice box sits in an excavated trench. Men work near the trench. Mount Hesperus (Hesperus Mountain) is in the distance.
    • Golconda Group Mine (Rio Grande County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hesperus Mountain (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Summitville (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Summitville--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Summitville--1890-1900.;...
    • 1893
    • 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
    • 1421 Champa, construction progress excavation

    • View of an excavated area filled with brick rubble and wood joists at the site of the Colorado Telephone Company building at 1421 Champa Street, Denver, Colorado. A cut stone wall lines a portion of the hole. Bricks are stacked near a shed-roofed...
    • Colorado Telephone Company--Buildings--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Excavation--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • 1902 June 4
    • Excavated cliff thru which canyon road was constructed, Uncompahgre Valley project, Colo.

    • People stop with a horse drawn buggy at a turn on the road in the Uncompahgre River gorge south of Ouray (Ouray County), Colorado. A woman and girl sit on rocks by the excavated slope.
    • Ouray County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Uncompahgre Gorge (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Ouray County--1900-1910.; Dirt roads--Colorado--Ouray County--1900-1910.; Mountain roads--Colorado--Ouray County--1900-1910.
    • 1905 July 2
    • Tyuonyi- excavation 1/2 complete

    • View of the half excavated Tyuonyi ruins, Native American (Anasazi) pueblo ruins at Bandelier National Monument, New Mexico. Shows a semicircular ring of ruins, a one kiva entrance, dirt paths, and the north wall of Frijoles Canyon.
    • Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--1900-1910.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--1900-1910.; Bandelier National Monument (N.M.)--1900-1910.; Archaeological sites--New...
    • 1908
    • Tyuonyi Looking towards cliff- 1/2 excavated

    • View Tyuonyi ruins, Native American (Anasazi) pueblo ruins, near Frijoles Canyon, Bandelier National Park, New Mexico. The ruins stand half excavated and in a semicircular pattern. One kiva hole is visible. A dirt road leads to the ruins. A wall of...
    • Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--1900-1910.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--1900-1910.; Bandelier National Monument (N.M.)--1900-1910.; Archaeological sites--New...
    • 1908
    • Pajarito Park Tyuonyi- excavation completed

    • View of a Native American (Anasazi) pueblo. The fully excavated Tyuonyi ruins in Frijoles Canyon, Bandelier National Monument, New Mexico stand near a group of trees and are surrounded by a dirt path. Three kiva holes are in the center of the...
    • Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--1900-1910.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--1900-1910.; Bandelier National Monument (N.M.)--1900-1910.; Archaeological sites--New...
    • 1909
    • Rito de los Frijoles Bottom of cliff- talus pueblo party- 1/2 excavated

    • A man poses in front of Native American (Anasazi) talus dwellings near Frijoles Canyon, Bandelier National Park, New Mexico. The talus pueblo has large door holes and holes for vigas. A large pile of stones stands near the pueblo.
    • Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--1900-1910.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--1900-1910.; Bandelier National Monument (N.M.)--1900-1910.; Archaeological sites--New...
    • 1909
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 1 Number 1, 1909 February 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.
    • 19090220
    • Aerial construction raising pole to upright position by hand

    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph workers position a pole in an excavated hole near a dirt road and field probably in Colorado. A group of men lift the pole while another stands by with a prop. A barn, house, and fields are in the distance.
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--People--1910-1920.; Construction--Colorado--1910-1920.; Linemen--Colorado--1910-1920.; Utility poles--Colorado--1910-1920.
    • 1914
    • The Annual: East Denver High School, 1914

    • 1914 Yearbook from East Denver High School.
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Yearbooks.; Denver Public Schools--Students--Yearbooks.; School yearbooks--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1914
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 1 Number 8, 1918 October

    • Newsletter produced monthly 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.
    • 19181001
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 3 Numbers 3 and 4, 1920 April-May

    • Newsletter produced monthly 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.
    • 19200400
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 3 Number 10, 1920 October

    • Newsletter produced monthly 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.
    • 19201001
    • University Park Report

    • Prepared by S. R. DeBoer for S.R. De the University Park Community Association as a study for development of the University Park neighborhood. Contains in-depth discussions pertaining to traffic, zoning, and commercial conditions of the area. As...
    • Neighborhoods--Colorado--Denver.; City planning--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1923
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 6 Numbers 6 and 7, 1923 June-July

    • Newsletter produced monthly 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.
    • 19230600
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 8 Numbers 3 and 4, 1925 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.
    • 19250300
    • Douglas Hotel

    • View of the former Douglas Hotel at 4050 Walnut Street in the Cole neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Shows an abandoned building with broken windows and deteriorated paper advertisements for Barnes Circus and Jap Rose Soap. Sign painted on the side...
    • Douglas Hotel (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Cole (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Hotels--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    • 1927 Oct. 27
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 11 Numbers 3 and 4, 1928  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.
    • 19280300
    • Excavation for the Denver City and County Building

    • A large hole has been excavated to accommodate the Denver City and County Building, Denver, Colorado. A tall, central support is topped with the American Flag, the Colorado State Flag, and the Denver City Flag; shows the Greek Theater and Colonnade...
    • City and County Building (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; City & town Halls--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.;...
    • 1929
    • 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
    • Aerial view of Denver, Colorado

    • Aerial view of Denver, Colorado. Shows Civic Center park, the Colorado State Capitol Building, Denver City and County Building, Petroleum Building, Farmers Union Building, Mile High Center, Brown Palace Hotel, Denver Public Library, Carnegie...
    • City and County Building (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Colorado State Capitol (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Business districts--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • 1956, September 14
    • Tremont House, individuals standing on surface layer

    • Photograph of individuals standing on the surface layer of the Tremont House site with an unidentified individuals standing in excavated chamber.
    • Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • 1989 April 28
    • Tremont House, complete view of excavated chamber

    • Complete view of an excavated chamber with brick walls and fire place and wood floor from the Tremont House.
    • Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • 1989 September
    • Y-walls of the Row Houses

    • An interesting "Y-wall" excavated at the rear of the row houses. Photo Credit: History Colorado
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    • 2009 Aug 12
    • Ladies Fancywork Society project at Union Station construction site

    • View of a chain link fence decorated with artificial flowers made of yarn by the Ladies Fancywork Society, at a Union Station construction site in the Union Station neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. The women of the society spent six weeks creating...
    • Union Station (Denver, Colo.)--2010-2020.; Ladies Fancywork Society (Denver, Colo.)--2010-2020.; Union Station neighborhood (Denver, Colo.)--2010-2020.; Denver (Colo.)--2010-2020.; Aritifial flowers.; Art.; Union Station (Denver, Colo.)--Pictorial...
    • 2010
    • Dinosaur National Monument, Moffat County, Colo.

    • Overview of the local terrain in Dinosaur National Monument located off of Utah 149, 7 miles north of U.S. 40 in Utah and Colo. In 1915 President Woodrow Wilson set aside 80 acres around a dinosaur bone quarry in Utah. Twenty-three years later in...
    • Canyons--Colorado--Moffat County--2010-2020.; Dinosaur National Monument (Colo. and Utah)--2010-2020.; Moffat County (Colo.)--2010-2020.; Canyons--Colorado--Moffat County--Pictorial works.; Dinosaur National Monument (Colo. and Utah)--Pictorial...
    • 2012.
    • Malloy's Cut - Sherman Station, Laramie Range

    • View of Union Pacific Railroad tracks in a cut rock channel at Sherman Station (east of Laramie, Albany County), Wyoming. A man poses by excavated earth, train tracks and crude ties.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1870-1880.; Box Elder County (Utah)--1870-1880.; Railroad cuts--Utah--Box Elder County--1870-1880.; Railroad ties--Utah--Box Elder County--1870-1880.; Railroad tracks--Utah--Box Elder County--1870-1880.
    • [1870]
    • Virginia Ave. west from Main Street

    • View west from Main Street along Virginia Avenue, Colorado, shows a excavated water well ditch, wood frame false front businesses, signs include: "Blacksmith Shop," "Swan Bros. Photographic," "Millinery," "Cigars, Pipes, & Tobacco," and...
    • Gunnison (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Business districts--Colorado--Gunnison--1880-1890.; Streets--Colorado--Gunnison--1880-1890.; Water supply--Colorado--Gunnison--1880-1890.
    • [1881]
    • Gunnison street scene

    • View along a Gunnison street, Colorado, shows a excavated water well ditch in center. Wood frame businesses and residences line streets. Signs include: "Meat Market" and "Lodging House." Snow covered Elk Mountain Range is in background.
    • Gunnison (Colo.)--1880-1890.
    • [1881]
    • Skulls of the cliff dwellers

    • View of three Native American (Anasazi) skulls probably excavated at Mesa Verde National Park, Montezuma County, Colorado.
    • Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--1890-1900.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites--1890-1900.; Skulls--1890-1900.
    • [1893?]
    • Beginning of a section at R.R. siding

    • Two men stand near iron forms and lumber in an excavated ditch prepared for a pipeline for the Stanley Mine near Idaho Springs in Clear Creek County, Colorado. Workmen, a cart, railroad tracks and a wooden building are in the distance.
    • Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Stanley Mine (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Construction--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1890-1900.; Pipelines--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1890-1900.
    • [1894]
    • Section complete

    • Men stand near a section of finished wooden pipe in an excavated ditch, part of a pipeline for the Stanley Mine near Idaho Springs in Clear Creek County, Colorado. Workmen, a cart, railroad tracks and a wooden building are in the distance.
    • Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Stanley Mine (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Construction--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1890-1900.; Pipelines--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1890-1900.; Pipes (Conduits)--Colorado--Clear Creek...
    • [1894]
    • Best community dwelling excavated at base of cliff across from main camp, Rito

    • Julian Martinez of San Ildefonso Pueblo stands at the base of a cliff among the ruins of Long House, an ancient cliff dwelling, Bandelier National Monument, New Mexico. Several portions of stone walls from Long House remain standing. A set of stone...
    • National monuments--New Mexico--1910-1920.; Bandelier National Monument (N.M.)--1910-1920.; Archaeological sites--New Mexico--1910-1920.; Cliff dwellings--New Mexico--1910-1920.; Rock walls--New Mexico--1910-1920.; Long House (Bandelier National...
    • [1912?]
    • Mesa Verde Far View House -- excavated kiva

    • Men and women stand by a Native American (Anasazi) kiva at Far View House, a cliff top ruin, Chapin Mesa, Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado.
    • Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--Colorado--1910-1920.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites--Colorado--1910-1920.; Chapin Mesa (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Far View House (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Mesa Verde National...
    • [1916?]
    • Mesa Verde, excavating

    • A man sits writing in a pithouse of Step House, a cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park. The sides of the pithouse are lined with small slabs of sandstone. Additional portions of the cliff dwelling are being excavated behind where the man...
    • Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Step House (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Pit dwellings--Colorado--1920-1930.; Archaeological sites--Colorado--1920-1930.; Cliff dwellings--Colorado--1920-1930.
    • [1926?]
    • Mesa Verde, excavating

    • Deric Nusbaum, Jesse's stepson, stands underneath the huge rock overhang at the site of Step House, a cliff dwelling at Mesa Verde National Park. He holds his left arm straight up to touch the rock overhang. The site has not been excavated. A man...
    • Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Step House (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Pit dwellings--Colorado--1920-1930.; Archaeological sites--Colorado--1920-1930.; Cliff dwellings--Colorado--1920-1930.; Nusbaum, Deric.
    • [1926?]
    • Mesa Verde, excavations

    • A group of men work to excavate a room in the Bone Awl House, a cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park. Deric Nusbaum, right, helps them in one of his first excavations under his stepfather Jesse's supervision. Several rooms have been excavated...
    • Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Archaeological sites--Colorado--1920-1930.; Cliff dwellings--Colorado--1920-1930.; Nusbaum, Deric.; Bone Awl House (Mesa Verde National Park, Colo.)
    • [1926?]
    • New river channel back of hospital area

    • Construction workers stand in trench excavated to re-route the Eagle River near Pando at Camp Hale (Eagle County), Colorado. An excavator reads: "Platt Rogers, Pueblo, Colorado No.1" and a crane is in the distance. Shows workers and trucks in the...
    • United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Military facilities--Colorado--Camp Hale--1940-1950.; Camp Hale (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Eagle River (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Channels--Colorado--Camp Hale--1940-1950.; Construction...
    • [1942 between April and November]
    • Indian "Turkish bath"

    • Two white men stand near a Native American (Shoshone or Bannock) bath in an area covered with tall grass and bushes. The bath is covered with a wooden frame. One man wears a military uniform. The other man wears a suit.
    • Bannock Indians--Structures--1880-1910.; Indians of North America--Structures--1880-1910.; Shoshoni Indians--Structures--1880-1910.; Steam baths--1880-1910.; Sweatbaths--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1910?]
    • Placer mining near Rich.

    • View of a placer mining site near possibly Richfield (Conejos County), Colorado; men look at a boom with pulleys and a excavated pit. A cat is by a frame shack.
    • Hoisting machinery--Colorado--1880-1910.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1910?]
    • Otto Mears toll road

    • View of the toll road built between Ouray and Ironton by Otto Mears. The dirt road was excavated into the side of the Uncompahgre Gorge beside the Uncompahgre River in Ouray County, Colorado. A saddled horse and a wagon are on the road. Rivulets of...
    • Ouray County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Uncompahgre Gorge (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Uncompahgre River (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Canyons.; Dirt roads.; Rivers.; Toll roads.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Hydraulic mine operation

    • Miners run a "Little Giant" monitor, aiming a jet of water at excavated embankments. The machine has a rock-weighted counterbalance.
    • Hydraulic mining--1890-1920.; Miners--1910-1920.; Mining--1890-1920.
    • [between 1890 and 1920?]

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