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    • Central City, Colorado

    • Aloysius Academy, a Catholic school, stands on Gunnell Hill in the left background.; The lower portions of Eureka and High streets in Central City, Colorado, run through the right foreground. A railroad track winds around the hillside below the...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Churches--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Opera houses--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.;...
    • [between 1898 and 1900?]
    • Nevadaville, Colorado 1900

    • The remains of the Ophir Mine stand in the foreground on Quartz Hill in a view looking toward Nevadaville, a mining town in Gilpin County, Colorado. A large wood hoist is in the right foreground. Several buildings remain standing in the town,...
    • Tailings (Metallurgy)--Colorado--Nevadaville--1930-1950.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Nevadaville (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Nevadaville--1930-1950.; Churches--Colorado--Nevadaville--1930-1950.; Hoisting...
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Quartz Hill and Central City, Colorado

    • View of Quartz Hill and Central City, Colorado. The town sits below the barren hill. Spruce Street is to the far right, and Pine Street is to its left. St. Mary's Church is in the left foreground. On the far left side of the photograph are...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1899?]
    • Bluebell Canyon 1943

    • A group of cabins and houses stands on a ridge in the midground at the base of Green Mountain in Boulder County, Colorado. The famous Flatirons, jagged rock formations west of Boulder, stand on the mountain ridge. The branches of a large pine tree...
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Cabins--Colorado--Boulder--1940-1950.; Houses--Colorado--Boulder--1940-1950.; Mountains--Colorado--1940-1950.; Rock formations--Colorado--Boulder--1940-1950.
    • [1943?]
    • Water supply, dams and reservoirs, Eagle Nest (New Mexico)

    • sizeable community.; The Eagle Nest Dam in New Mexico is built around a large rock formation creating a semi-circular structure with a narrow road on its top. Mountains provide the backdrop behind the dam. The Eagle Nest Lake is in the left...
    • Eagle Nest Lake (N.M.)--1920-1930.; Moreno Valley (N.M.)--1920-1930.; Dams--New Mexico--1920-1930.; Rock formations--1920-1930.
    • [between 1922 and 1931?]
    • Central City transportation

    • Two stagecoaches are in the foreground. One is being drawn by four horses and is pulling out of a wood barn with a chimney and a gabled roof. The driver sits on top of the cab. The second stagecoach is parked alongside the front of the barn, with...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Stagecoaches--Colorado--Central City--1870-1880.
    • 1875
    • West over Missouri Lake

    • An unidentified man sits among pine trees on the shore of Missouri Lake in Gilpin County, Colorado, near where a rowboat is tied up. A fishing creel leans against rocks on the shore in the left foreground. A log cabin stands on the far shore of the...
    • Gilpin County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Missouri Lake (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Fishing & hunting gear--1900-1920.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Gilpin County--1900-1920.; Log cabins--Colorado--Gilpin County--1900-1920.; Men--Colorado--Gilpin County--1900-1920.;...
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Indians, Pueblo, Acoma, missions

    • A corner of the 40-foot high, graveyard wall at the San Estevan del Rey Mission and convent at the Acoma Pueblo "Sky City" in New Mexico stands in the foreground. The small scale of two men, one standing at the top of the wall, one seated near him...
    • Acoma (N.M.)--1910-1920.; Convents--New Mexico--1910-1920.; Mission churches--New Mexico--1910-1920.; Pueblos--New Mexico--1910-1920.; Stone walls--New Mexico--1910-1920.
    • [between 1915 and 1920?]
    • Mining, Gilpin County

    • Several mine shafthouses stand on the hillside in the right midground, probably near Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. Large piles of tailings stand near the buildings. Three thin trees with bare branches stand in the left foreground. A...
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Central City--1890-1920.; Mine shafts--Colorado--Central City--1890-1920.; Tailings (Metallurgy)--Colorado--Central City--1890-1920.; Central City (Colo.)--1890-1920.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1890-1920.;...
    • [between 1899 and 1920?]
    • Dome Rock

    • Stereographic view of Dome Rock, a rock formation, near the resort of Dome Rock, in Platte Canyon in Jefferson County, Colorado. Two sets of railroad tracks, probably the Denver, South Park & Pacific Railroad, run through the foreground. A man...
    • Dome Rock (Jefferson County, Colo. : Town)--1870-1900.; Dome Rock (Jefferson County, Colo.)--1870-1900.; Platte Canyon (Colo.)--1870-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Dome Rock--1870-1900.
    • [between 1875 and 1900?]
    • Gregory Street, Central City streets

    • View of Central City, Colorado, overlooking the town from Central Hill. A mine, its tailings, and the tracks for the ore cars sit on the barren hill in the foreground. St. Aloysisus' Convent and School is behind the mine. Below in the gulch is...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890]
    • Snow in Central City

    • Snow covers Gunnell Hill behind the St. Aloysius Academy, a Catholic school in Central City, Colorado, after the "Big Snow" in December of 1913. Several houses stand in the foreground. Two people drive a team of horses and a wagon up Eureka Street...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Blizzards--Colorado--Central City--1910-1920.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Central City--1910-1920.; Church schools--Colorado--Central City--1910-1920.; Hills--Colorado--Central City--1910-1920.; Horse...
    • [1913]
    • Parlor scene

    • Three women sit in a parlor reading, probably in a home near San Francisco, California. A large palm tree grows in a pot in the left foreground. A floral pattern decorates the two chairs in the right foreground. A curtain hangs in the door behind...
    • San Francisco (Calif.)--1900-1910.; Parlors--California--San Francisco--1900-1910.
    • [between 1903 and 1906?]
    • Aspen, Colorado

    • A view of the rooftops of Aspen, Colorado, is taken from the top of a flat roof, which is visible in the foreground. Hyman Avenue and Main Street intersect in the foreground. Visible landmarks include Armory Hall, the Aspen Block, the Hotel...
    • Aspen (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Streets--Colorado--Aspen--1880-1890.
    • [between 1888 and 1890]
    • Central City

    • St. James Methodist Church stands in the right midground on Eureka Street in Central City, Colorado. The Central City Opera House stands across the street from the church. The empty lot on the near side of the church is the future site of the...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Foundries--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Houses--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Methodist churches--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Opera houses--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.;...
    • [1899?]
    • 1899-1902

    • A pile of large rocks stands in front of a large mine and milling complex at the base of a hill, possibly in Gilpin County, Colorado. A wood frame is supported by tree branches in the center foreground. A tree stands in the right foreground.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Gilpin County--1900-1920.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Mills--Colorado--Gilpin County--1900-1920.; Rocks--Colorado--Gilpin County--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Snow, December 5, 1913, Central City, Colorado

    • Several rooftops in Central City, Colorado, are covered with deep snow after the "Big Snow" in December of 1913. A smokestack stands on top of a chimney in the left foreground. Trees with bare branches stand in the right foreground.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Blizzards--Colorado--Central City--1910-1920.; Roofs--Colorado--Central City--1910-1920.; Smokestacks--Colorado--Central City--1910-1920.; Snow--Colorado--Central City--1910-1920.
    • [1913]
    • Central City fireman's tournament

    • Crowds sit on and in front of the buildings on Main Street to watch the firemans' tournament in Central City, Colorado. A brass band is in the street in the foreground. The First National Bank Block, which has a plaque reading "First National Bank...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Fire fighters--Colorado--Central City--1880-1890.
    • [1883?]
    • Russell Gulch, Colo.

    • A large stone building stands in the midground of this view of the lower end of Russell Gulch, located about four miles southwest of Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. Two wagons stand near another stone building in the right foreground. A...
    • Russell Gulch (Colo.)--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Pueblo de Taos

    • Stereographic view looking toward the Pueblo de Taos near Taos, New Mexico, with a tree standing in the right foreground. A river also runs through the foreground.
    • Taos (N.M.)--1870-1900.; Pueblos--New Mexico--1870-1900.; Trees--New Mexico--1870-1900.
    • [between 1875 and 1900?]
    • Central City, Colorado

    • stairs extends down the hill from the academy to the Catholic church (later the site of St. Mary's of the Assumption Church built in 1892). Numerous brick buildings stand along Main Street in the midground, including the Temple of Fashion, an...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Churches--Colorado--Central City--1880-1890.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Central City--1880-1890.; Houses--Colorado--Central City--1880-1890.; Schools--Colorado--Central City--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Central City, Colo. 1890-1899 circ. (prints)

    • other neighborhoods are in the background. In the far right midground on High Street are St. Paul's Episcopal Church and the Central City public high school.; The top of the glass conservatory at the back of the Teller House in Central City,...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.
    • [1899?]
    • Central City, streets, Eureka

    • Snow covers Eureka and High streets and the surrounding hillside in Central City, Colorado. The massive, two-story Gilpin County Courthouse and St. James Methodist Church are in the right midground. People walk along the sidewalk of Eureka Street...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Streets--Colorado--Central City--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Teller House interior, Central City, Colorado

    • Patrons are in the lobby of the Teller House in Central City, Colorado. Two men in suits stand behind the reception desk, assisting a customer standing in a dark coat on the other side of the desk. A man holding a bag stands a few feet behind the...
    • Teller House (Central City, Colo.)--Facilities--1870-1900.; Central City (Colo.)--1870-1900.; Hotels--Colorado--Central City--1870-1900.; Interiors--1870-1900.
    • [between 1872 and 1900?]
    • Depot and R.R. street. No. 113.

    • Flood water surrounds the stone railroad Depot in Boulder, Colorado. Logs are washed up on a rise by a wooden shed, and rail tracks show in the foreground. The Depot is a stone building with a gabled roof, bracketed eaves, and a cupola with a...
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Boulder--1890-1900.
    • 1894
    • Depot and R.R. Street. No. 113.

    • Flood water surrounds the stone railroad Depot in Boulder, Colorado. Logs are washed up on a rise by a wooden shed, and rail tracks show in the foreground. The Depot is a stone building with a gabled roof, bracketed eaves, and a cupola with a...
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Floods--Colorado--Boulder--1890-1900.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Boulder--1890-1900.
    • 1894
    • Central City, Colo., churches, Episcopal

    • A man in a dark suit stands in front of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Central City, Colorado. The original church burned down in 1874; construction of this church began the same year. The stone church has a tall, pointed steeple. The two doors and...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Churches--Colorado--Central City--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Charlford

    • View of Charlford, residence of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Alfred Johnson, (real estate magnate) near Sedalia, Douglas County, Colorado. Manor designed (1926) by Burnham and Merrill Hoyt, built of native volcanic rock; named for sons Charles and Gifford....
    • Johnson, Charles Alfred, 1868-1954--Family.--Homes & haunts.; Johnson, Charles Alfred, 1868-1954--Homes & haunts.; Sedalia (Colo.)--1920-1940.; Dwellings--Colorado--Sedalia--1920-1940.; Estates--Colorado--Sedalia--1920-1940.
    • [between 1926 and 1940]
    • King of the herd

    • A large buffalo stands in the foreground in a fenced pen at a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show near Earl's Court in England. The buffalo is shedding its woolly coat. Several other buffaloes stand behind the one in the foreground. The end of a...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Bison.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1892?]
    • Buffalo

    • A herd of buffalo stands in a fenced pen at a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show near Earl's Court in England. One buffalo lies on the ground in the left foreground. The head of a longhorn steer is in the right foreground. A wood trough is in...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Bison.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1892?]
    • Group in tent

    • A group of people is gathered in the shade under a teepee in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Ambrose Park in Brooklyn, New York. William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody stands in the right background with his hand on a log teepee pole. He...
    • Indians of North America--Children.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Cody, Louisa Frederici.; Salsbury, Rachel.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1894?]
    • Headquarters tent replica

    • Interior view of a replica of William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody's headquarters tent for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. A large stuffed buffalo head is mounted on a beam in the center foreground. A bear skin rug is on the ground near a chair...
    • Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917--Homes & haunts--1900-1930.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Interiors.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [between 1900 and 1925?]
    • William F. Cody on horseback with group of Native Americans

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody poses on horseback with a group of Native Americans in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Sioux Chief Iron Tail is on a horse in the right foreground. Another Native American man is on a horse in the...
    • Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Iron Tail.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Eureka Street, Central City streets

    • Wood-frame one and two story houses line Eureka Street in Central City, Colorado. Pipe and equipment are in a field beneath a rocky, barren hill in the foreground. A horse-drawn buggy travels along Eureka Street. West High Street is in the...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Big snow of December 1913 17th Ave. looking toward Broadway

    • Snowy view along 17th (Seventeenth) Avenue to Broadway Avenue, Denver, Colorado, includes pedestrians on cleared walkways, horse drawn carriages in distance and a house on the estate of Mrs. H. A. W. Tabor in foreground.
    • Tabor, Augusta, d. 1895--Homes & haunts--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Blizzards--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Snow--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • December 1913
    • Central City, 1864

    • City Bakery stands farther down the block next door to the Young American Clothing Hall. Another store has the word "Stoves" painted on its front facade. On the near side of Main Street in the center midground is the two-story, wood frame building...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.; Houses--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.
    • [1864?]
    • Central City, Colo. 1890-1899 circ. (prints)

    • A horse-drawn carriage travels up Eureka Street in the foreground of this view of Central City, Colorado. The stone McFarlane & Company Foundry and Machine Shop is in the right foreground at the base of a hill. Tailings from the Huddleston Mine...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.
    • [1899?]
    • Ames mining community

    • A large group of men stands on the sidewalk in front of a group of businesses in Ames, a mining community near the Ophir Loop in San Miguel County, Colorado. A billiard hall is in the left foreground with a false front. The Ames Hotel and...
    • Ames (Colo.)--1870-1900.; Business districts--Colorado--Ames--1870-1900.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Ames--1870-1900.; Men--Colorado--Ames--1870-1900.
    • [between 1875 and 1900?]
    • Poncha Springs

    • hill. Additional buildings are in the plain in the distance.; Stereographic view of a woman standing with two young men in the right midground near a house at Poncha Springs, west of Salida in Chaffee County, Colorado. Several tents are set up in...
    • Poncha Springs (Colo.)--1870-1900.; Clotheslines--Colorado--Poncha Springs--1870-1900.; Houses--Colorado--Poncha Springs--1870-1900.; Log cabins--Colorado--Poncha Springs--1870-1900.; Tents--Colorado--Poncha Springs--1870-1900.;...
    • [between 1875 and 1900?]
    • Dyersville

    • View of a dilapidated building in the ghost town of Dyersville, Colorado, in Summit County; shows decayed roof, boards and debris in foreground, and evergreen forest in background.
    • Dyersville (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Dyersville--1960-1970.
    • August, 1961
    • Railroads tracks to Blackhawk

    • Stereographic view of a man with a full beard, wearing a hat and work clothes, sitting on a track of the Colorado Central Railroad in the left foreground looking toward Blackhawk in Gilpin County, Colorado. The Blackhawk Presbyterian Church is next...
    • Aspen--Colorado--Blackhawk--1870-1900.; Blackhawk (Colo.)--1870-1900.; Buildings--Colorado--Blackhawk--1870-1900.; Men--Colorado--Blackhawk--1870-1900.; Presbyterian churches--Colorado--Blackhawk--1870-1900.; Railroad...
    • [between 1875 and 1900?]
    • Residence at 945 Pennsylvania Street, Denver

    • Rounded arches line the front porch of the brick residence of Frank Mansfield Taylor at 945 Pennsylvania Street in Denver, Colorado. Windows on the upper levels have similar rounded arches. A set of steps leads up to the front porch of the house in...
    • Taylor, Frank Mansfield, 1850-1930--Homes & haunts--1900- 1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Central City, Colo., residences

    • Eureka Street is in foreground of this view of Central City, Colorado, during winter. The snow-covered roof of the McFarlane & Company Foundry and Machine Shop stands in the right foreground. Large houses line Eureka Street. The Huddleston Mine is...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.
    • [1899?]
    • Blackhawk, Colo.

    • Interior view of the Toll Gate Saloon, Black Hawk, Colorado; shows arched entry windows, swinging front doors, stove in front left foreground, wooden floor with stains, and calendar from 1897 on entryway wall. Three men occupy the saloon. One...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Bars--Colorado--Blackhawk--1890-1890.
    • 1897
    • American City. 1945 (Colo.)

    • James Peak, on the border of Gilpin, Grand and Clear Creek counties in Colorado, stands in the distance with patches of snow on it in this view from American City, west of Apex in Gilpin County. A log cabin is in the right midground. Tall pine...
    • Roads, Earth--Colorado--American City--1940-1950.; American City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Apex (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Log...
    • [1945?]
    • Mining scene near Cripple Creek, Colo., taken from Goldfield - or east of it

    • View shows mines and tailings piles on the denuded southeast slope of Bull Hill, near Goldfield (Teller County), Colorado. Houses are in the foreground.
    • Goldfield (Colo.)--1880-1910.; Houses--Colorado--Goldfield--1880-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Goldfield--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1910?]
    • Residences in Central City, Colorado

    • The houses on Gunnell Hill in Central City, Colorado, are built of wood and brick. The houses in the foreground on Nevada Street, which are built above a retaining wall, are two story, brick buildings with flat roofs and decorative brick cornices....
    • Central City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Buildings--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.; Dwellings--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.; Streets--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.
    • 1953
    • Mountain City

    • A trestle for the Gilpin Tramway stands in the background of this view of Mountain City, a small area on the outskirts of Central City, Colorado. Houses stand in the foreground. Several mines dot the hillside in the background.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mountain City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Houses--Colorado--Mountain City--1890-1900.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Mountain City--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Mountain City--1890-1900.; Trestles--Colorado--Mountain...
    • [1899?]

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