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    • Map of the Hannibal & St. Joseph Railroad and its connections.

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    • Hannibal and St. Joseph Railroad Company.; Hannibal and St. Joseph Railroad Company--Maps.; Railroads--United States--Maps.; Railroads--Kansas Territory--Maps.; Railroads--Indian Territory--Maps.; Railroads--New Mexico--Maps.
    • 1859.
    • Bloomer Cut

    • A view of the Bloomer Cut in Placer County, California along the route of the Central Pacific Railroad shows steep vertical walls with a wood flume at the top of the cut.
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Placer County (Calif.)--1860-1870.; Flumes--California--Placer County--1860-1870.; Railroad cuts--California--Placer County--1860-1870.; Railroads--California--Placer County--1860-1870.
    • 1866
    • East end

    • Mine tunnel entrances and ore car tracks are in a mountain valley near frame buildings. Houses have gabled roofs and brick chimneys. A building has a square stone cupola with a finial. Timber fences, laundry on a clothesline, and tree stumps are...
    • Houses--1860-1870.; Mine railroads--1860-1870.; Mining--1860-1870.
    • 1866
    • View of Camp No. 2 from Prospect Hill

    • Distant view of Union Pacific Railroad passenger cars beside canvas tents near the Platte River in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. Shows people beside a Pullman car and a United States flag on a flag pole in the camp. The encampment was for...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Camping--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroads--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • The Directors of the U.P.R.R. at the 100th Mer.

    • Directors of the Union Pacific Railroad pose beside the engine "Idaho," passenger railroad cars, and a painted sign with lettering that reads: "100th Meridian, 247 Miles from Omaha" in Dawson County, Nebraska. The men wear suits, overcoats, caps or...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Dawson County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Arches--Nebraska--Dawson County--1860-1870.; Business people--Nebraska--Dawson County--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Dawson County--1860-1870.;...
    • 1866 October
    • Gro'p of distin. guests of U.P.R.R. at 100h mer. (2)

    • Men and women, members of the Union Pacific railroad excursion to the 100th meridian, pose beside Union Pacific Railroad engine "Idaho" and passenger cars in Dawson County, Nebraska. They stand beside a painted sign with lettering that reads:...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Dawson County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Arches--Nebraska--Dawson County--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Dawson County--1860-1870.; Railroads--Nebraska--Dawson County--1860-1870.;...
    • 1866 October
    • The train at the 100h mer. return'g from the West

    • Union Pacific Railroad engine "Idaho" and passenger railroad cars sit beside a painted arch with lettering that reads: "100th Meridian, 247 Miles from Omaha" in Dawson County, Nebraska. Shows a United States flag and a rack of antlers mounted on...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Dawson County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Arches--Nebraska--Dawson County--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Dawson County--1860-1870.; Railroads--Nebraska--Dawson County--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • T.C. Durant, Esq. & heads of depts. U.P.R.R.

    • Thomas C. Durant poses with some of the directors of Union Pacific Railroad departments; they stand beside railroad track and engine "14" in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. The men wear suits with frock coats, overcoats, ties, felt caps, derby...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--People--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Business people--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroad employees--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroads--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Durant, Thomas C.
    • 1866 October
    • Burnetizing works of the U.P.R.R. at Omaha (2)

    • Workers are beside flat cars stacked with railroad ties at the Union Pacific Railroad Burnetizing works in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows wooden buildings, tunnels and men in a rail yard where wooden ties are treated in zinc chloride to...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Facilities--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad employees--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroad facilities--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroad switching--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroad...
    • 1866 October
    • Construction train of the U.P.R.R.

    • Men sit in the grass or stand and pose beside a Union Pacific Railroad construction train and tracks in Nebraska. A horse is beside a flat car piled with rails. Shows probably a telegraph pole nearby.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Equipment & supplies--1860-1870.; Railroad construction workers--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Railroad construction--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Railroads--Nebraska--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • Group of Pawnee Warr. & Palace Cars of U.P.R.R.

    • Native American (Pawnee) men, hired for a staged performance for members of the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian, wear headdresses and woven blankets, and stand in front of a Union Pacific Railroad passenger car in Nebraska. Men and...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Indians of North America--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Pawnee Indians--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Railroads--Nebraska--1860-1870.;...
    • 1866 October
    • The excursion train going west

    • A man, Union Pacific vice president Thomas C. Durant, wears a cap and sits in tall grass beside the Union Pacific Railroad engine "Idaho" and passenger railroad cars, in Nebraska. Shows stacked wood for fuel behind the engine.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Business people--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Railroads--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Durant, Thomas Clark, 1820-1885.
    • 1866 October
    • U.P.R.R. Station, Willow Island, Nebr. in 1867

    • View of Union Pacific Railroad car roofs and tracks in Willow Island (Dawson County), Nebraska. Shows a windmill and frame railroad buildings. People stand on the depot platform.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Willow Island (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad stations--Nebraska--Willow Island--1860-1870.; Railroads--Nebraska--Willow Island--1860-1870.; Windmills--Nebraska--Willow Island--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Railroad shops at Laramie

    • View of railroad buildings and construction workers at Union Pacific Railroad tracks and shop buildings in Laramie (Albany County), Wyoming. Shows a stone roundhouse and repair shop, an unfinished railroad bed, stacks of lumber and railroad ties, a...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Laramie (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Railroad shops & yards--Wyoming--Laramie--1860-1870.; Railroads--Wyoming--Laramie--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Stevens Mine

    • View of the Stevens Mine and tramway in Clear Creek County, Colorado.
    • Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Stevens Mine (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1860-1870.
    • 1869
    • Depot at Cheyenne, Wyoming

    • View of the Union Pacific railroad depot at Cheyenne (Laramie County), Wyoming. Men sit in front of the one story depot; a two story hotel is beside the railroad station. A passenger train and caboose are near the buildings.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Cheyenne (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Hotels--Wyoming--Cheyenne--1860-1870.; Railroad stations--Wyoming--Cheyenne--1860-1870.; Railroads--Wyoming--Cheyenne--1860-1870.
    • 1869
    • The completion of the Pacific Rail Road the ceremony at Promontory Point [sic], Utah

    • Men pose at a ceremony to commemorate the completion of the trans-continental railroad at Promontory Summit (Box Elder County), Utah. Workers stand with dignitaries from the Union Pacific Railroad and the Central Pacific Railroad. Men shake hands,...
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--Rites & ceremonies--1860-1870.; Union Pacific Railroad Company--Rites & ceremonies--1860-1870.; Box Elder County (Utah)--1860-1870.; Promontory Summit (Utah)--1860-1870.; Dedications--Utah--Promontory...
    • 1869 June 10
    • The east and the west. The orient and the occident meeting after driving the last spike

    • Book illustration of the completion of the trans-continental railroad at Promontory (Box Elder County), Utah. Men pose by Central Pacific Railroad and Union Pacific Railroad locomotives; some hold bottles.
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Promontory (Utah)--1860-1870.; Dedications--Utah--Promontory--1860-1870.; Railroads--Utah--Promontory--1860-1870.
    • 1869, May 10
    • The Far West - shooting buffalo on the line of the Kansas- Pacific Railroad

    • Reproduction shows men shooting and buffalo running and falling; coaches and a balloon-stacked locomotive of the Kansas-Pacific Railroad wait on the tracks; telegraph wires are overhead.
    • Kansas-Pacific Railway Company--1870-1880.; Bison hunting--1870-1880.; Railroads--1870-1880.
    • 1871
    • Denver Tramway, Denver and Swansea street car dummy engine "Governor Gilpin:

    • Photograph of the Denver Tramway street car for the Denver and Swansea line. The words "Gov. (Governor) Gilpin" are written on the sides. It was created as a test engine for a special day trip created by the Denver and South Park Railroads to...
    • Denver Tramway Company (Denver, Colo.); Swansea (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 1874 June
    • Shooting antelopes from a railroad train in Colorado

    • Antelope run from people with rifles on a prairie hillside in Colorado. One antelope has been shot and falls to the ground. A railroad train is on tracks beside the passengers. Shows dark clouds in the distance and mountains on the horizon.
    • Antelope hunting--Colorado--1870-1880.; Railroads--Colorado--1870-1880.
    • 1875 May 29
    • Snowy Range

    • View of a Colorado Central Railroad train and switchback track probably between Black Hawk and Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. Mountains are in the distance.
    • Colorado Central Railroad Company--1870-1880.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Railroads--Colorado--Gilpin County--1870-1880.
    • 1878
    • Central City

    • Image of the Colorado Central Railroad train upon its arrival in Central City, Colorado. In the foreground is the train. Several men dressed in suits and hats stand in front of the locomotive. The train's engineer sits in the cab. In the...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Hotels--Colorado--Central City--1870-1880.; Railroads--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1870-1880.; Colorado Central Railroad Company.; Teller House (Central City, Colo.)
    • 1878
    • Letter written by P.T. Barnum  to Judge Silas B. Haynes regarding Villa Park's development

    • Letter written by P.T. Barnum to Judge Silas B. Haynes regarding the development of the Villa Park neighborhood, including extension of the Rail lines as well as factories. Also discussed are details of Barnum's cattle ranch and William Craig.
    • Real property--Colorado--Denver.; Railroads.; Community development, Urban--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1878 November
    • Running Gulch

    • A view of a Colorado Central Railroad railroad train at Running Gulch near Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. Shows wood frame houses and mine buildings near the railroad grade.
    • Colorado Central Railroad Company--1870-1890.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Houses--Colorado--Gilpin County--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1870-1880.; Railroads--Colorado--Gilpin County--1870-1880.
    • 1879
    • Old Geyser Cut above Silver Cliff

    • Miners push mine cars on wooden bridges between piles of tailings at the Old Geyser Cut near Silver Cliff, Custer County, Colorado.
    • Tailings embankments--Colorado--Silver Cliff--1880-1890.; Silver Cliff (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Bridges--Colorado--Silver Cliff--1880-1890.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Silver Cliff--1880-1890.; Miners--Colorado--Silver Cliff--1880-1890.;...
    • 1880
    • Phantom Curve, Los Pinos Valley, D. & R.G.R.W.

    • Photograph of a drawing of a Denver and Rio Grande Railway train on curved tracks at what is identified as "Phantom Curve" in Conejos County, Colorado. Shows rock spires and formations.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company--1880-1890.; Conejos County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Railroads--Colorado--Conejos County--1880-1890.; Rock formations--Colorado--Conejos County--1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • The old smelter on the east side of south 9th street near the river

    • View of a smelter plant with smokestacks, railroad cars, and tailings in Canon City, Fremont County, Colorado.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Buildings--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.; Smelters--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • Details of standard box car.

    • Exhibit held June 14 through August 31, 2013 at the Denver Public Library, Central Branch.
    • Railroads--Pictorial works.
    • 1881
    • Gunnison

    • A train stops at the Denver and Rio Grande Railway station in Gunnison (Gunnison County), Colorado. Men stand around the engine and on the boardwalk of the long wood frame side gable depot.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company--1880-1890.; Gunnison (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Gunnison--1880-1890.; Railroads--Colorado--Gunnison--1880-1890.
    • 1882
    • The Earnest Presbyterian: Vol. I No. 1

    • Newspaper produced by the Seventeenth Street Presbyterian Church, known today as Central Presbyterian, located in Denver, Colorado.
    • Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver--History.; Central Presbyterian Church (Denver, Colo.); Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1882 January

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