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    • Agriculture crops harvesting scene of harvesting & thrashing [sic]

    • View of a wheat threshing operation at a farm, probably in Denver, Colorado. One man operates a tractor parked near a wagon that reads: "Studebaker".
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Harvesting--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Threshing--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Tractors--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Wheat--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.
    • [between 1904 and 1915?]
    • Help volunteers

    • HELP (Helpful Extra Library People) volunteers, a group of mostly Jaycees and Jayceettes, work inside the Adams County Library, Northglenn, Colorado, stamping books, typing, sewing and shelving.
    • Northglenn (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Community service--Colorado--Northglenn--1960-1970.; Interiors.; Libraries--Colorado--Northglenn--1960-1970.; Adams County Public Library (Colo.)--1960-1970.
    • October 7, 1964
    • Bull Hill mines

    • View shows mines and tailings piles on the denuded southeast slope of Bull Hill, near Goldfield (Teller County), Colorado. Residences of the fledgling town in the foreground.
    • Tailings embankments--Colorado--Goldfield--1880-1910.; Goldfield (Colo.)--1880-1910.; Houses--Colorado--Goldfield--1880-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Goldfield--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1910?]
    • Loading 3 50 ft middle pieces at once

    • A group of workers wind a middle section of a tent, from the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, on a large spool mounted on a flatbed wagon. A foreman operates the controls; another tent is in the distance.
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Carts & wagons--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.; Hoisting machinery--1910-1920.; Laborers--1910-1920.; Show tents--1910-1920.; Wild west...
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    • Jim Arnmon in Ken Ohlander's Machine Shop, Cushman Bldg. (1952-3)

    • Jim Arnmon (?) operates a lathe in the Georgetown Manufacturing Corporation Machine Shop, Cushman Building, 6th (Sixth) Street, Georgetown, Colorado. He wears eye glasses, sweatshirt with shirt collar, and jeans. Jim machines a presicion part for...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Factories--Colorado--Georgetown--1950-1960.; Machine shops--Colorado--Georgetown--1950-1960.; Arnmon, Jim.
    • [between 1952 and 1953]
    • Machine Shop in Cushman Bldg. (1952-3)

    • Dwight Jones operates a lathe in the Georgetown Manufacturing Corporation Machine Shop, Cushman Building, 6th (Sixth) Street, Georgetown, Colorado. He wears soiled trousers and work shirt, gloves, eye glasses and a hat.
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Factories--Colorado--Georgetown--1950-1960.; Machine shops--Colorado--Georgetown--1950-1960.; Jones, Dwight.
    • 1982
    • Placer mining, Mont.

    • Two miners in a gold placer mine pit, Montana; one operates a nozzle (monitor) and one uses a shovel. Shows sluice boxes in pit, a woman with a horse stands on the rim.
    • Gold mining--Montana--1880-1890.; Hydraulic Mining--Montana--1880-1890.; Mining--Montana--1880-1890.; Women--Montana--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Clayton College boys at Denver Post press

    • Boys and a teacher from Clayton College look on as a man operates a printing press at the Denver Post printing plant in Denver, Colorado. Buckets of ink are suspended from the ceiling nearby.
    • Denver Post--Facilities--1910-1920.; George W. Clayton College (Denver, Colo.)--People--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Boys--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Newspaper...
    • 1913 January 8
    • Underground construction, loading cable reel on truck by use of winch

    • A worker loads a reel of telephone cable onto a flat bed truck in Denver, Colorado. He operates a lever that pulls the reel up a ramp. A duplex is in the distance.
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--Equipment & supplies--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Employees--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Telecommunication cables--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Trucks--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • 1919
    • Eugene Davis, gold prospector operating a papago, (dry washer) at his diggings, Pinos Altos, New...

    • Eugene Davis operates a rocker or papago, Pinos Altos, New Mexico. Rocks are placed in a screened box, water is sluiced over them and the box is rocked with a handle to separate the particles.
    • Pinos Altos (N. M.)--1940-1950.; Gold miners--New Mexico--Pinos Altos--1940-1950.; Gold mining--New Mexico--Pinos Altos--1940-1950.; Hydraulic Mining--New Mexico--Pinos Altos--1940-1950.; Mining--New Mexico--Pinos Altos--1940-1950.; Davis, Eugene.
    • May 1940
    • Radio scene, Sterling High School Sterling, Colo.

    • Two boys, students at Sterling High School, work with a radio in Sterling, Colorado in Logan County. One boy wears earphones and twists the knobs of the radio on the table in front of him. The second boy operates a transmitter. Five books are...
    • Sterling (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Children & radio--Colorado--Sterling--1940-1950.; Radios--Colorado--Sterling--1940-1950.; Students--Colorado--Sterling--1940-1950.
    • [1941]
    • So. Platte Drg. Co., control room

    • A worker operates the controls of the South Platte Dredging Company hydraulic placer gold mining dredge probably near Fairplay (Park County), Colorado. The man sits in the control room and holds a control lever in each hand. Other control levers...
    • South Platte Dredging Co.--Equipment & supplies--1930-1950.; Control rooms--Colorado--Fairplay--1930-1950.; Fairplay (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Dredges--Colorado--Fairplay--1930-1950.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Fairplay--1930-1950.;...
    • [between 1930 and 1950?]
    • East High School moving picture project

    • East High School boys and girls operate a motion picture camera and lights at a dairy in Denver, Colorado. Milk tanks read: "Laval"; a man operates a milking machine.
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)--People--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Cinematography--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Dairy farming--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Dairying--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.;...
    • 1939
    • D&RGW, Sapinero wye, (2-8-0) 268 from rear, as stub switch being thrown Sapinero, Colo.

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande Western locomotive 268 (2-8-0), with a coal tender, at Sapinero (Gunnison County), Colorado. A man operates a stub switch with a harp switch stand.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Sapinero (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Railroad employees--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Sapinero--1950-1960.; Railroad switching--Colorado--Sapinero--1950-1960.
    • 1952 July 3
    • Industries construction

    • Workmen pose on wooden plank walkways at a concrete mixing site near the Alameda Avenue underpass in Denver, Colorado. One man operates a tractor nearby.
    • Concrete construction industry--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Underpasses--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Construction workers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Pedestrian...
    • [1909]
    • W. P. track inspection, motor car #26

    • E. B. Allison operates Western Pacific track inspection motor car No. 26, in Feather River Canyon, California.
    • Western Pacific Railroad Company--1900-1910.; Railroad motor-cars--California--1900-1910.; Feather River Canyon (Calif.)--1900-1910.; Railroad construction & maintenance--California--1900-1910.; Allison, E. B.
    • 1909?
    • Georgetown Manufacturing Corporation, Machine Shop

    • Interior view of the Georgetown Manufacturing Corporation Machine Shop on 6th (Sixth) Street, Georgetown, Colorado. A man in a plaid flannel shirt and striped apron operates a lathe on the basement floor in the Cushman Building. One of his hands is...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Factories--Colorado--Georgetown--1950-1960.; Machine shops--Colorado--Georgetown--1950-1960.
    • 1982
    • Georgetown Manufacturing Corporation, Machine Shop

    • Interior view of the Georgetown Manufacturing Corporation Machine Shop on 6th (Sixth) Street, Georgetown, Colorado. A man in a plaid flannel shirt and striped apron operates a lathe on basement floor in the Cushman Building. One of his hands is on...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Factories--Colorado--Georgetown--1950-1960.; Machine shops--Colorado--Georgetown--1950-1960.
    • 1952
    • Crane and railroad cars

    • A railroad worker operates a crane at the site of an accident. Shows an overturned caboose, tracks, a freight car with mangled debris, and people. Black smoke billows from the crane. A portion of the crane is labeled: "P.B.& W.R.R." (Philadelphia,...
    • Philadelphia, Baltimore & Washington Railroad Company--Disasters--1880-1900.; Hoisting machinery--1880-1900.; Railroad accidents--1880-1900.; Railroad freight cars--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • EPCD, drilling from column

    • A worker operates a compressed air, percussion-type rock drill near the East Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel), of the Colorado-Big Thompson Water Diversion Project, in Grand County, Colorado. The man wears a safety...
    • Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Boring--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Construction workers--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Drilling & boring machinery--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.;...
    • [between 1940 and 1944?]
    • Georgetown Manufacturing Corporation, Machine Shop

    • Interior view in the Georgetown Manufacturing Corporation Machine Shop on 6th (Sixth) Street, Georgetown, Colorado. Located in the Cushman Building manufacturing defense and commercial forgings and castings in steel, bronze and aluminum. A man in...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Factories--Colorado--Georgetown--1950-1960.; Machine shops--Colorado--Georgetown--1950-1960.
    • [1952?]
    • Power drill, Aspen, Colo.

    • A miner stands in an unidentified mine tunnel and operates a pneumatic drill supported by a double screw column, Pitkin County, Colorado.
    • Pitkin County (Colo.)--1920-1940.; Interiors--Colorado--Pitkin County--1920-1940.; Miners--Colorado--Pitkin County--1920-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Pitkin County--1920-1940.
    • [between 1920 and 1940?]
    • Camp Bird Mine, Ouray, Colo

    • A miner operates pneumatic mining machinery on an interior wall at the Camp Bird Mine (Ouray County) Colorado.
    • Camp Bird (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Camp Bird Mine (Ouray County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Boring--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?]
    • Hydraulic mine near Leadville, Colo.

    • View of an unidentified hydraulic mine near Leadville in Lake County, Colorado. A miner operates a large mechanical crane, or hoist, with a forked basket The device has a metal frame and counter-weight and is supported on a timber upright. Cables...
    • Lake County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Hoisting machinery.; Hydraulic mining.; Miners.; Tipples.
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    • Georgetown Manufacturing Corporation, Machine Shop

    • Interior view of the Georgetown Manufacturing Corporation Machine Shop in the Cushman Building on 6th (Sixth) Street, Georgetown, Colorado. A man wearing eye glasses, cap and overalls over his belted trousers operates a "Horrison" (?) lathe. Spiral...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Factories--Colorado--Georgetown--1950-1960.; Machine shops--Colorado--Georgetown--1950-1960.
    • 1982
    • Laying 12 inch main at Howell Avenue

    • Workers place wooden braces against the wall of a narrow ditch possibly in Jefferson County Colorado. A mechanical ditch excavating machine operates in front of the work crew. Sections of pipe are arranged along the side of the road in the distance.
    • Trenching machinery--Colorado--1940-1950.; Pipes (Conduits)--Colorado--1940-1950.; Construction workers--Colorado--1940-1950.; Excavation--Colorado--1940-1950.; Waterworks--Colorado--1940-1950.
    • 1941 February 18
    • Underground drilling with machine drill

    • A miner operates an air drill called a stoper or a "wiggle tail" in a gold mine in Gilpin County, Colorado, probably in the 1880s or 1890s. The miner stands on a drill steel wedged between the rock faces of the hanging wall and the foot wall. A...
    • Gilpin County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Drilling & boring machinery--1880-1900.; Gold miners--Colorado--Gilpin County--1880-1900.; Gold mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Circular saw at finishing mill of Colorado-Yule Marble Co Marble, Colo

    • Men work in Marble, Gunnison County, Colorado, at the Colorado - Yule Marble Company finishing mill. Two squat on the sawtable by a block of stone, another operates levers. Interior wooden beams cross overhead by the circular diamond sawblade;...
    • Quarries and quarrying--Colorado--Marble--1910-1920.; Marble (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Interiors.; Marble quarrying--Colorado--Marble--1910-1920.; Colorado Yule Marble Company.
    • 1913
    • Platte Canyon Community Church, gift to Bailey, Colo.

    • A man and an elderly woman stand outside a building with a modified Dutch, gambrel roof with eaves that extend to the ground, large windows with square panes, and a large cross cut through the wall and filled with glass bricks in Bailey, Colorado....
    • Bailey (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Churches--Colorado--Bailey--1950-1960.; Failing, Grace.; Tripp, Gordon.
    • 1958 December 15
    • Welding

    • Sparks fly from a welding torch possibly at Burkhardt Steel at 869 South Broadway, Denver, Colorado. The sparks illuminate the visor of a man who operates the torch. Light also bounces off chains and other industrial equipment.
    • Burkhardt Steel Mill (Denver, Colo.)--People--1930-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Steel industry--Colorado--Denver--1930-1950.; Welding--Colorado--Denver--1930-1950.
    • [between 1930 and 1950?]
    • Miners at Boncarbo mine

    • A miner operates a narrow gauge railroad engine that pulls coal cars from the entrance of the Boncarbo mine in Las Animas County, Colorado. A young boy stands on the back of the engine. Other miners stand nearby.
    • Boncarbo Mine (Las Animas County, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Las Animas County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Coal mining--Colorado--Las Animas County--1910-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Las Animas County--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Mine drilling

    • Interior view of a mine in (probably) Colorado; a man operates a pneumatic hammer.
    • Boring--Colorado--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--1940-1950.; Miners--Colorado--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Steel planer, J.O. Russell

    • Denver Tramway Company machine shop interior; a worker operates a steel planer machine stamped "Putnam Machine Co."
    • Denver City Tramway Company (Denver, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Machine shops--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Machinery--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Street railroad...
    • [1910?]
    • DTC machine shop

    • Interior of the Denver Tramway Company machine shop; a worker operates a large drill press.
    • Denver City Tramway Company (Denver, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Drill presses--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Drilling & boring machinery--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Machine...
    • [1910?]
    • D&RGW

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad standard gauge locomotive (2-8-8-2) #3413, and narrow gauge locomotive (2-8-2) #482, with a pilot mounted snowplow, are near the depot in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. Shows passenger and freight cars in...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Alamosa--1940-1950.
    • 1949 January 8
    • Activity machine shop

    • Knitting machines at the State Penitentiary, in Canon City, Colorado, have spools of thread held above circular armatures. An inmate in pinstriped overalls operates a lever connected to a pulley and belt arrangement; tubes of white fabric fall into...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Interiors.; Machine shops--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Prison laborers--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1937
    • D&RGW (2-8-2's) 476, 484, broad, close with idler at switch La Jara, Colo. smoke best locos.

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western locomotives 476 and 484 (2-8-2's with coal tenders) vent steam and smoke at La Jara (Conejos County) Colorado. A man operates a railroad switch. The La Jara Milling and Elevator Co. grain elevator and a smokestack are...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1940-1950.; La Jara (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--La Jara--1940-1950.
    • 1948 November 28
    • Captain at lock-up box State Prison

    • Holding a ring of keys and a cigar, this uniformed Captain at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, operates a locking device next to hinged prison bars. A padded chair is in the background.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Interiors.; Prison guards--Colorado--Canon City--1910-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Adolf Coors - Wheeler testing hops

    • A man (Wheeler) operates a hop testing machine at Adolph Coors company in (probably) Golden, Colorado. A label on the machine reads "Niagara."
    • Adolph Coors Company--1940-1960.; Golden (Colo.)--1940-1960.; Brewing industry--Colorado--Golden--1940-1960.; Testing--Colorado--Golden--1940-1960.
    • [between 1948 and 1955?]

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