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    • Hotel at Independence

    • A carriage is pulled up in front of the California Hotel in Independence, Colorado; the driver turns towards a woman and two men at the door. The two-story board false-front hotel has its name over the door, and is on timbers to make it level on...
    • Independence (Teller County, Colo.)--1870-1900.; Hotels--Colorado--Independence--1870-1900.; California Hotel (Independence, Colo.)
    • [between 1870 and 1900?]
    • Bakery in Steamboat Springs

    • A woman, a baby, boys, and a man pose outside a log building with a frame false-front identified as a bakery in Steamboat Springs (Routt County), Colorado. A saddled horse stands in the dirt street.
    • Steamboat Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Bakeries--Colorado--Steamboat Springs--1890-1900.; Horses--Colorado--Steamboat Springs--1890-1900.; Log buildings--Colorado--Steamboat Springs--1890-1900.; People--Colorado--Steamboat Springs--1890-1900.
    • 1894
    • No. 11 St Elmo Main St. looking east

    • Saint Elmo, Chaffee County, Colorado, Main Street, men pose on boardwalks fronting frame businesses. False-front lettering reads: "G. D. Kinnear general Merchandise." "Flour Hay & Grain," "True Fissure Billiard Hall," "G. N. Francs Groceries &...
    • Saint Elmo (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Business districts--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1880-1890.; Streets--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Breckenridge, looking southwest

    • This view of Breckenridge, Colorado, looking southwest, shows the frame, gable roofed, one story Saint Mary's Catholic Church with a cross on its gable peak and a ladder on its snow dusted roof. It has a gothic door and windows, and a round window...
    • St. Mary's Catholic Church (Breckenridge, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Breckenridge (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Tenmile Range (Colo.)--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Texas Club House

    • People pose outside a log and frame building identified as the "Texas Club House" near Slumgullion Pass in Hinsdale County, Colorado. Men, women, and children stand near a stone fence and a false-front structure with an attached, hewn log two-story...
    • Hinsdale County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Buildings--Colorado--Hinsdale County--1890-1900.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Hinsdale County--1890-1900.
    • 1894 August
    • Mule pack train

    • Long mule pack train on dirt Colorado Avenue, Telluride, Colorado. Five men on horseback lead mules. Businesses include: San Miguel Courthouse, New Sheridan Hotel, grocery, drugstore, First National Bank, another drugstore, furnishings, "Chas. Rose...
    • Telluride (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mules--Colorado--Telluride--1890-1900.; Packtrains--Colorado--Telluride--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Telluride--1890-1900.
    • [1899?]
    • Chattanooga

    • View along Main Street of Chattanooga, San Juan County, Colorado. Shows wood frame false-front buildings, houses, and a log bridge. Mule drawn wagons are in the dirt street. A dirt road snakes up the mountain toward Red Mountain Pass. The Red...
    • Chattanooga (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Chattanooga--1890-1900.; False fronts--Colorado--Chattanooga--1890-1900.
    • [ca. 1890]
    • Saint Elmo, Colo.

    • Saint Elmo, Chaffee County, Colorado, this log and frame business has false-front lettering: "Saloon and Restaurant." Sash windows flank the entry; mountains are in the background.
    • Saint Elmo (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1930-1940.; Log buildings--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1930-1940.
    • 1935
    • Buena Vista funeral

    • Suited men in tophats drive a horse-drawn hearse in Buena Vista, Colorado. The team is draped with netting and has tasseled ears; a surrey bearing men, women and children follows. Two frame buildings in the background have belfries; one has a horse...
    • Buena Vista (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Funeral processions--Colorado--Buena Vista--1880-1890.
    • [between 1885 and 1890]
    • New Castle drug store

    • This drug store in New Castle, Garfield County, Colorado, is a frame business with a false-front, mitred entry, storefront windows, and signs: "Drug Store.," "Drink Coca Cola Delicious and Refreshing," and "Cafe." Posterboards in the windows...
    • New Castle (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Drugstores--Colorado--New Castle--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Independence (Teller Co.) Colo.

    • A carriage is pulled up in front of the California Hotel in Independence, Colorado; the driver turns to speak to a person at the door. The two-story board false-front hotel has its name over the door, and is on timbers to make it level on the hill.
    • Independence (Teller County, Colo.)--1870-1900.; Hotels--Colorado--Independence--1870-1900.; California Hotel (Independence, Colo.)
    • [between 1870 and 1900?]
    • The Hundley stage line to Cripple Creek, via C.M. Ry.

    • Men and stagecoaches are in a valley near a frame building identified as the "Halfway House," a stop to change horses, possibly near Florissant in Teller County, Colorado. Men wear suits or work clothes and felt hats. Signs on false-front frame...
    • Teller County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Buildings--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1900.; Stagecoaches--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1900.
    • [between 1892 and 1893?]
    • Main Street, Ouray, Col.

    • View north of Main (Third, 3rd) Street, Ouray, Ouray County, Colorado, shows mainly wood frame false-front businesses with the three- story brick Beaumont Hotel. Signs include: "Dentist," "Baths," "L. Hohl, groceries & Bakery," "Lennan & Co....
    • Beaumont Hotel (Ouray, Colo.)--1880-1900.; Ouray (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Business districts--Colorado--Ouray--1880-1900.; Hotels--Colorado--Ouray--1880-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Ouray--1880-1900.
    • [between 1887 and 1890]
    • This bakery was located on the south side of Pearl in the 1200 block

    • Bread loaves in bushel baskets and on tables flank the entry of this frame storefront in Boulder, Colorado. A man and boys pose on the boardwalk in the door, with barrels behind them and a projecting "Bakery" sign above. Lettering on the retracted...
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Bakeries--Colorado--Boulder--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • San Miguel Examiner

    • Exterior view of San Miguel Examiner Printing, Telluride, Colorado, one of Tellride's early newspaper and printing offices (the newspaper was published weekly from 1897 to 1929). The false-front building has double-door entry flanked by large four...
    • Telluride (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Business districts--Colorado--Telluride--1920-1930.; Newspapers--Colorado--Telluride--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1924?]
    • Wood frame buildings

    • View of wood frame buildings, barns, a church and fences along an unidentified dirt road, probably in Colorado. Buildings have false-front facades and signs read: "[Po]st Office" and "Grain."
    • Cities & towns--Colorado--1900-1910.
    • 1910
    • Sneffels under snow

    • View of the snow covered George R. Porter general store and post office in Sneffels (Ouray County), Colorado. Men with pack burros pose next to the false-front general store and a wood frame residence.
    • Sneffels (Colo.)--1880-1900.; General stores--Colorado--Sneffels--1880-1900.; Post offices--Colorado--Sneffels--1880-1900.; Snow--Colorado--Sneffels--1880-1900.
    • [between 1885 and 1900?]
    • Black Hawk, Colo.

    • View of frame commercial buildings and log cabins on Gregory Street in Black Hawk (Gilpin County), Colorado. Shows the Presbyterian Church on a hill, mine buildings in the distance on a hillside, and frame, false-front buildings that read:...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Commercial buildings--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.; Presbyterian churches--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.; Wooden...
    • [between 1863 and 1864?]
    • Shoe shop

    • Four men in aprons stand outside on boardwalk in front of Pollman Shoe Shop, 130 East Colorado Avenue, Telluride, Colorado, a false-front wood frame structure with tall central pane window on upper story, large pane shop windows, and double door...
    • Telluride (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Business districts--Colorado--Telluride--1900-1910.; Businessmen--Colorado--Telluride--1900-1910.
    • [between 1901 and 1910]
    • Ware house [sic] & Post Office, Mt. Sneffles [sic], Colo.

    • Mule teams are hitched to wagons on a dirt road in Sneffels (Ouray County), Colorado. The Porter store, barns or warehouses, and the Sneffels Post office are among frame and false-front buildings. A bridge is over Sneffels Creek, and the craggy...
    • Sneffels (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Sneffels Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Stony Mountain (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Animal teams--Colorado--Sneffels--1890-1900.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Sneffels--1890-1900.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Sneffels--1890-1900.;...
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • The Walsen and Levy store at Walsenburg

    • Men posing at the Walsen & Levy store, Walsenburg, Huerfano County, Colorado, are: Fred Walsen (left), Albert Singer (center), and Fred Unfug (right). The frame building with a stepped false-front was the town's first Masonic Hall.
    • Walsenburg (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Stores & shops--Colorado--Walsenburg--1880-1890.; Singer, Albert.; Unfug, Fred.; Walsen, Fred.
    • [between 1880 and 1890]
    • Ironton, Colo.

    • Clapboard, log, and false-front buildings are along the main dirt road of Ironton, Ouray County, Colorado. One building has a pyramidal tower, telephone or telegraph poles are along the street, carriages, wagons, and horses are on the street, and a...
    • Ironton (Colo.)--1900-1910.
    • 1908
    • Pueblo in the late sixties and early seventies

    • Men pose beside and on a horse-drawn covered wagon on a dirt street in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. A frame commercial building has a false-front, a side staircase, and a sign that reads: "Peabody and Jordan." Men wear suits or sweaters and...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1860-1880.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Pueblo--1860-1880.; Covered wagons--Colorado--Pueblo--1860-1880.
    • [between 1865 and 1875?]
    • Sneffels

    • A view of the George R. Porter general store and post office in Sneffels (Ouray County), Colorado. People pose on the boardwalk below the the two-story building. The post office and general store has a false-front facade, canvas awning, sash...
    • Sneffels (Colo.)--1880-1890.; General stores--Colorado--Sneffels--1880-1890.; People--Colorado--Sneffels--1880-1890.; Post offices--Colorado--Sneffels--1880-1890.
    • 1885 Aug
    • Ironton, Colorado

    • The wide main street of Ironton, Ouray County, Colorado, is decorated for the Fourth of July with evergreen trees, American flags, and bunting on the false-front and gable-roofed buildings. Signs on buildings include "Livery & Feed Stable," and...
    • Ironton (Colo.)--1880-1920.; Fourth of July celebrations--Colorado--Ironton--1880-1920.
    • [between 1880 and 1920?]
    • Main St. Bachelor

    • Wood-frame, one and two story, false-front, commercial storefronts line unpaved Main Street in Bachelor, Colorado, in Mineral County. Boardwalks are on both sides of the street and telegraph posts are along one side. A small, one story, wood-frame...
    • Bachelor (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Bachelor--1910-1920.; Streets--Colorado--Bachelor--1910-1920.
    • 1910
    • Black Hawk, Colorado

    • Panoramic view of frame and brick buildings on Gregory Street in Blackhawk (Black Hawk), Gilpin County, Colorado. Shows the Presbyterian Church with a spire on a hillside, and commercial buildings with signs that read: "Wholesale & Retail...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Crested Butte from the north west

    • View of frame houses and commercial buildings in the Slate River valley in Crested Butte (Gunnison County), Colorado. Signs on false-front or gabled buildings read: "Bowman House" and "Butte Stable." The three-story clapboard Elk Mountain House is...
    • Crested Butte (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Crested Butte--1880-1890.
    • 1883 July
    • Amity, Colo., colony wagon shop and livery stable

    • View of a frame livery barn with a gabled roof and false-front and a frame building with a sign that reads: "Wagon Shop" in Amity, a Salvation Army colony, in Prowers County, Colorado. A wooden wagon and a carriage are parked under the livery roof,...
    • Amity (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Amity--1900-1910.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Amity--1900-1910.; Stables--Colorado--Amity--1900-1910.; Workshops--Colorado--Amity--1900-1910.
    • [between 1902 and 1903?]
    • Warehouse & post office, Sneffles [sic], Colo.

    • View of the town of Sneffels (Ouray County), Colorado. Shows the two-story George R. Porter post office and general store with a false-front facade, John Ashenfelter's livery stable, a framed residence with porch, the shallow Sneffels Creek, log...
    • Sneffels (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Sneffels Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Bridges--Colorado--Sneffels--1890-1900.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Sneffels--1890-1900.; Stables--Colorado--Sneffels--1890-1900.; Streams--Colorado--Sneffels--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Burros load with groceries at Telluride, Colo.

    • Burros loaded with supplies on Colorado Avenue, Telluride, Colorado. Man in boots, vest, and hat poses among pack mules headed for nearby mines. Background buildings include: two-story commercial block, front gable log cabin with sign "J. Brown,"...
    • Telluride (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Mules--Colorado--Telluride--1880-1890.; Pack animals--Colorado--Telluride--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890]
    • Independence, Colo. 2 miles north of Victor, ghost town file.

    • Independence, Teller County, Colorado, is spread out on a bowl- shaped hill; the railroad tracks are below the main street, which is lined with false-front business buildings; modest wood residences, numerous mines, and large piles of mine tailings...
    • Independence (Teller County, Colo.)--1870-1900.
    • [between 1870 and 1900?]
    • Irwin, Colorado

    • Men in Irwin, Colorado, pose in front of false-front storefronts and on burros in the rocky street. Signs read, "J. E. Packard & Co., Grocers. Miners Supplies." and "B. Kersberg, Wholesale & Retail Wines & Liquor."
    • Irwin (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Donkeys--Colorado--Irwin--1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • Silver Dollar Saloon Main St Nevadaville

    • Silver Dollar Saloon, on Main Street in Nevadaville, Gilpin County, Colorado, is frame and has a false-front finished with wrinkled tar paper. Double doors remain; the windows are gone. The brick Bon-Ton Saloon adjoins to one side.
    • Bon-Ton Saloon (Nevadaville, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Silver Dollar Saloon (Nevadaville, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Nevadaville (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Nevadaville--1930-1940.; Bars--Colorado--Nevadaville--1930-1940.;...
    • [between 1937 and 1939?]
    • Main Street, Alma, Mt. Bross above clouds

    • View northwest along upper Main Street in Alma, (10,353 feet) in Park County, Colorado, includes wood frame and false front commercial buildings lining the street. A sign on the two-story false-front at the bend in the street reads "Capital Hotel...
    • Alma (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Hotels--Colorado--Alma--1880-1890.; Restaurants--Colorado--Alma--1880-1890.; Streets--Colorado--Alma--1880-1890.; Bross, Mount (Colo.)
    • 1885
    • Georgetown - silver mining town

    • View of Georgetown, Colorado, northeast, probably from Republican Mountain. Lanmarks includes the McClellan Opera House on Sixth (6th, Alpine) and Taos Streets, which has its name written on the side of the building. Other landmarks include Our...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1886?]
    • Silverton, Colo. 1881

    • View of the east side of Greene Street in Silverton, Colorado, between 13th (Thirteenth) and 14th (Fourteenth) Streets, looking northeast. A crowd of men and loaded burros pose in front of false-front, frame businesses. One two-story storefront has...
    • Silverton (Colo.)--1870-1890.; Business districts--Colorado--Silverton--1870-1890.; Streets--Colorado--Silverton--1870-1890.
    • between 1877 and 1881?
    • Telluride, Colo.

    • Exterior view of H. E. Herbert Feed and Sale Stable, Telluride, Colorado, a vertical board and batten false-front store with a corbel-step gable and large central door. People with horses, wagons, and buggy rentals line street in front of livery...
    • Telluride (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Feed stores--Colorado--Telluride--1880-1900.
    • [between 1892 and 1900]
    • Main St. Ironton, Ouray Co., Colo.

    • A man stands next to a white horse at the head of a pack train of mules or horses in Ironton, Ouray County, Colorado. Boxes are strapped on the animals' backs; a man leans on a bicycle and poses. Other men gather around the front of a false-front...
    • Ironton (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Pack animals--Colorado--Ironton--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Ironton--1890-1900.
    • [between 1893 and 1895]
    • Del Norte, Colorado

    • View of frame and brick buildings on a street in Del Norte (Rio Grande County), Colorado. A man wears a suit and hat and sits on a hillside and looks at the town. Shows false-front frame buildings on a commercial street with signs that include:...
    • Del Norte (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Del Norte--1880-1900.; Wooden buildings--Colorado--Del Norte--1880-1900.
    • [between 1885 and 1895?]
    • Freighting in the Rocky Mountains, Hull Transfer Co.'s teams, Cripple Creek, Colo.

    • Several horse and mule-drawn teams pulling covered wagons and freight wagons block traffic on Bennett Avenue between First (1st) and Second (2nd) Streets, Cripple Creek, Colorado; teams identified as Hull Transfer Company, stop in front of Grant...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; False fronts--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Moving & storage trade--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890- 1900.; Streets--Colorado--Cripple...
    • 1893 March 13
    • Black Hawk, Colo.

    • Panoramic view of frame and brick buildings on Gregory Street in Blackhawk, Gilpin County, Colorado. Shows the Presbyterian Church with a spire, on a hillside, and commercial buildings with signs that read: "Wholesale & Retail Groceries, Commission...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Business districts--Colorado--Blackhawk--1870-1880.; Presbyterian churches--Colorado--Blackhawk--1870-1880.
    • [1864]
    • Carson, 1950

    • View of Carson, Colorado, on the west side of the Continental Divide; shows a false-front structure used as a saloon; other structures are residential; buildings in disrepair constructed with vertical plank siding with gabled roofs.
    • Carson (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Carson--1950-1960.; Ghost towns--Colorado--Carson--1950-1960.
    • 1950
    • Fulford

    • A frame residence and false-front building edge dirt road in Fulford, Eagle County, Colorado.
    • Fulford (Colo.)--1930-1970.; Houses--Colorado--Fulford--1930-1970.; Wooden buildings--Colorado--Fulford--1930-1970.
    • [between 1933 and 1970]
    • Montrose, Colo

    • People pose with a buggy and canvas covered merchant's wagon, in Montrose, Montrose County, Colorado. A frame barn has a false-front and lettering: "Studebaker Wagons," "Magnolia Livery Feed and Sale Stables," "Schuttler Wagons & Buggies," and...
    • Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Stables--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.
    • 1888 July 23

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