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    • Durango roundhouse

    • Two Denver and Rio Grande Western locomotives sit in the roundhouse at Durango (La Plata County), Colorado; a ladder leans on a gondola. A sign on one of the locomotives reads "496." A man works on one of the locomotives.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Durango (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.; Railroad roundhouses--Colorado--Durango--1950-1960.
    • (between 1950 and 1960?)
    • Hiram and Aldia Burton

    • A portrait of Hiram and Aldia Burton. Hiram wears a suit and bow tie, Aldia wears a dress with a lace collar.
    • Burton, Alida.; Burton, Hiram Knight.; Men--1850-1860.; Spouses--1850-1860.; Women--1850-1860.
    • 1849
    • Procession at San Francisco, in celebration of the admission of California into the American Union

    • View of crowds and a parade in celebration of California's acceptance into the union at the Plaza of San Francisco in San Francisco, California. Shows the three story Eldorado Hotel with a portico decorated with columns and a sign that reads: "El...
    • San Francisco (Calif.)--1850-1860.; Floats (Parades)--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; Hotels--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; Parades & processions--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; Plazas--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.;...
    • 1851 January 25
    • Heiram and Alida Burton Elsie and Smith Payne Burton Children

    • Shows Hiram and Alida Burton with their children Elsie and Smith Payne Burton. Two young children sit on the lap of the man. The young girl wears a dress, and the toddler wears a pullover with bloomers. The woman wears a dress with a lace collar...
    • Burton, Alida.; Burton, Elsie.; Burton, Hiram Knight.; Burton, Smith Payne.; Children & adults--1850-1860.; Families--1850-1860.
    • 1853?
    • Indian delegation at White House

    • Native American (Sioux, Pawnee, Potawatomi, and Sac & Fox) men pose with white men near the White House in Washington, D. C. The Native American men wear leggings, blankets, bead necklaces, fur pelts, hats, feather roaches, and headdresses.
    • White House (Washington, D.C.)--1850-1860.; Dakota Indians--Washington (D.C.)--1850-1860.; Indians of North America--Washington (D.C.)--1850-1860.; Pawnee Indians--Washington (D.C.)--1850-1860.; Potawatomi--Washington (D.C.)--1850-1860.;...
    • 1858 January 1
    • 1st office of Rocky Mt. News

    • Five men stand in front of the Rocky Mountain News building near 1301 Walnut Street in the Auraria neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Shows a single story wood frame building with brick chimney. Four men wear dark suits and straw boaters or bowlers....
    • Rocky Mountain News--Buildings--1850-1860.; Auraria (Denver, Colo.)--1850-1860.; Denver (Colo.)--1850-1860.; Men--Colorado--Denver--1850-1860.; Newspaper industry--Colorado--Denver--1850-1860.
    • 1859
    • Illinois gulch (?)

    • A group of miners with shovels and pitch forks work on a system of sluices possibly in Illinois Gulch, Gilpin County, Colorado. Shows cabins, tents, sign on a business reads: "Star & Johnson, Sterling Industry Wholesale Dealers."
    • Sluices--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Gold mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Hiram McKnight Burton

    • Studio portrait (sitting) of Hiram McKnight Burton. He wears a cowboy hat and suit.
    • Burton, Hiram Knight.; Men--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Rocky Mountain News

    • Photograph of a lithograph which depicts Rocky Mountain News newspaper offices in Denver, Colorado; lettering reads: "Rocky Mountain News, News Block, Pioneer Newspaper of the Rocky Mountains, Byers & Daley Publishers, Blank Book Manufacturers...
    • Rocky Mountain News--Buildings--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Lithographs--1860-1870.; Newspaper industry--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Pikes Peak or bust

    • View of men camping in (probably) Colorado, with a covered wagon, tent, dogs, horses, and liquor bottles. Lettering reads: "Pikes Peak or Bust 1860."
    • Camping--Colorado--1860-1870.; Covered wagons--Colorado--1860-1870.; Dogs--Colorado--1860-1870.; Men--Colorado--1860-1870.; Transportation--Colorado--1860-1870.
    • 1860?
    • Elijah B. Mayfield Blackhawk foot of Guy Hill stage coach

    • View of a stage coach at a frame hotel in Blackhawk, Gilpin County, Colorado; also shows people and buggies.
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Hotels--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.; Stagecoaches--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.; Transportation facilities--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.; Transportation--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.
    • 1862
    • Black Hawk, C.T.

    • View northwest of Black Hawk (Gilpin County), Colorado; shows Gregory Street businesses and frame or log houses. Lettering reads: "Printing Office" and "Wholesale and Retail Meat Market." The Presbyterian Church and mines working the Gregory lode...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Business districts--Colorado--Blackhawk--1960-1970.
    • 1864
    • Denver

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood, Denver, Colorado. A sign on a building reads: "Commonwealth".
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streams--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Denver

    • Men and women stand near the edge of Cherry Creek as it floods the streets near 16th (Sixteenth) and Larimer Streets in Denver, Colorado. A sign on a nearby building reads: "Drugs, Chemicals, Oils, Paints, Brushes, & Glass".
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Old view of Denver

    • View, facing west, of Denver, Colorado. Viaducts cross the South Platte River and a sign on a building reads: "Commonwealth".
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Bridges--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Rivers--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Montgomery C.T.

    • View of log, frame, and probably mine buildings in Montgomery (Park County), Colorado. Cabins have log or sod roofs, stone chimneys, and metal pipes. Shows a wooden water wheel and timber piles between houses. A commercial building sign reads:...
    • Montgomery (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Log cabins--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Planters House

    • View of people, horses, and covered wagons on a dirt street in Denver, Colorado. Shows men, carriages, and wagons in front of the Planters' House building; a two-story, frame hotel and stage stop at the corner of 16th (Sixteenth) Street and Blake...
    • Overland Stage Line--Buildings--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.;...
    • 1864
    • Old view of Denver

    • View of Denver, Colorado. Homes and business buildings line the streets. A sign reads: "Lumberyard".
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Mercantile facilities--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Empire City

    • The town of Empire (City), Colorado is in the Empire valley and has a business district with false front buildings, log cabin residences, and a small reservoir that is supplied by the west fork of Clear Creek.
    • Empire (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Montgomery City

    • View of log houses and probably mine buildings in Montgomery, Park County, Colorado. Cabins have log or grass roofs and metal chimney pipes. Stacks of timber are between houses. A commercial building sign reads: "Groceries and Provisio[ns?]." Dead...
    • Montgomery (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Log cabins--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Great flood in Denver, May 19th, 1864

    • View of frame and brick commercial buildings and houses near downtown Denver, Colorado and the flooded South Platte River and Cherry Creek. People stand beside Cherry Creek near a brick building with a sign that reads: "Drugs, Chemicals, Paints,...
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.;...
    • 1864 May 19
    • Denver flood

    • View of brick and frame houses and commercial buildings in Denver and Auraria during a Cherry Creek and South Platte River flood. A brick house near the standing water of Cherry Creek has a gabled rood and gingerbread details. Signs on flooded...
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.;...
    • 1864 May 19
    • Denver, 1864

    • Panoramic view of brick and frame commercial buildings in downtown Denver, Colorado and the flooded South Platte River nearby. Shows the brick Denver Mint building at 16th (Sixteenth) Street and Market Street and businesses on probably Larimer...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Rivers--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864 May 19
    • Tappan Block

    • Men pose with yokes outside the Tappan Block building on Larimer Street in Denver, Colorado. A Masonic symbol and a sign that reads: "Tappan & Co" are on the building.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Mercantile facilities--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Yokes.
    • 1866
    • Central City from the side of Mammoth Hill looking up Gregory and Eureka Gulches

    • Rendering of Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado, shows dwellings, businesses, and mining facilities. Pedestrians and wagons are in the streets and on a retaining wall housing a culvert for Clear Creek. Men and women are in the foreground;...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.
    • 1866
    • 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
    • Steamers Denver and Colorado, U.P.R.R.

    • People disembark at Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska, and pose near the steamers "Denver" and "Colorado" on the Missouri River. Shows tall smokestacks on steamboats, and people behind ornate wooden railings on upper and lower story observation...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Missouri River--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Rivers--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Steamboats--Nebraska--Omaha--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
    • Life on the plains

    • Views of men in the assay room at the U.S. Mint in Denver, Colorado; an overturned covered wagon, wagon train and tents in a storm; women cooking out of doors near tents; Native Americans shoot at settlers and a wagon train; North American Indians...
    • Mint of the United States--Buildings--1860-1870.; Indians of North America--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Massacres--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Mints--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Outdoor...
    • 1866 October 13
    • The Middle Landing, O.R.R., Cascades, Columbia River

    • View of frame buildings, a boat house and a wooden ramp beside the Columbia River near The Cascades, whitewater rapids in Multnomah County, Oregon. Shows a trestle near buildings and dense trees on mountains nearby.
    • Columbia River--1860-1870.; Multnomah County (Or.)--1860-1870.; Buildings--Oregon--Multnomah County--1860-1870.; Rivers--Oregon--Multnomah County--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • The Dalles, from Sun Set Hill

    • View of the Columbia River at The Dalles (later Dalles Dam), whitewater rapids in Wasco County, Oregon or Klickitat County, Washington, near what is identified as "Sun Set Hill." Shows frame buildings, sparse trees and river inlets in the wide...
    • Columbia River--1860-1870.; Dalles, The (Or. and Wash. : Rapids)--1860-1870.; Rivers--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • At Kimball's

    • Men pose on a horse-drawn stagecoach that belongs to Ben Holladay's Overland Stage Company at Kimball's possibly in Colorado.
    • Stagecoaches--1860-1870.; Transportation--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Sid's Store at Blackhawk, Colo.

    • View of storefronts in Black Hawk (Blackhawk, Gilpin County), Colorado. A round clock hangs from an iron hook outside a frame building with a false front and a sign that reads: "Enterprise Book Store." Signs on brick buildings read: "F.W....
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Book stores--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Hen's nest

    • Round boulders identified as the "hen's nest" probably at Sherman (Albany County), Wyoming.
    • Sherman (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Rock formations--Wyoming--Sherman--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • City of Pine Bluffs, Wyoming Terr.

    • View of a canvas tent and log buildings in Pine Bluffs (Laramie County), Wyoming. A painted sign that reads "Bakery, Saloon" is beside wooden barrels in front of the tent. A log "Grocery Store" building has a grass roof, a stone chimney, and a...
    • Pine Bluffs (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Log buildings--Wyoming--Pine Bluffs--1860-1870.; Mercantile facilities--Wyoming--Pine Bluffs--1860-1870.; Tents--Wyoming--Pine Bluffs--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Sidney, Wyoming Terr. [sic]

    • View of buildings, Union Pacific Railroad flatbed cars, tracks and a roundhouse in Sidney (Cheyenne County), Nebraska. Shows oxen, frame buildings and canvas tents. A sign reads "Saloon" near probably the depot.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Sidney (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Nebraska--Sidney--1860-1870.; Railroad roundhouses--Nebraska--Sidney--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Early Denver School

    • Reproduction of an exterior photograph of one of the original schools in Denver, Colorado. The picture was taken from across the street and the three stories of the building as well as the white picket fenced yard can be seen. Students are...
    • Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1868 May 18
    • Rocky Mountain News Festival of Mountain and Plain

    • A lithograph poster advertising the Rocky Mountain News Festival of Mountain and Plain. Shows images of a parade. The text reads: "Rocky Mountain News Festival of Mountain and Plain/ October 7th /1896/ The queen of the plains/ The king of the...
    • Festivals--1870-1880.; Publicity--1870-1880.
    • 1869
    • Promontory, Utah

    • Men stand and pose beside canvas tents and a Union Pacific Railroad or Central Pacific Railroad passenger car in Promontory (Box Elder County), Utah. The men wear sack suits and caps or flat brimmed hats. A sign on a tent reads: "Post Office." A...
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Promontory (Utah)--1860-1870.; Men--Utah--Promontory--1860-1870.; Post offices--Utah--Promontory--1860-1870.; Railroad passenger...
    • 1869 June 30
    • Georgetown after wind storm

    • View of houses and buildings in Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Shows damage to buildings after a wind storm. Roofs, fences and log buildings are destroyed and logs are scattered on the snow covered ground.
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Houses--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.; Log buildings--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.; Ruins--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.; Storms--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.
    • 1869 November 19
    • 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
    • Manitou Soda Springs in 1870

    • View of Manitou Soda Spring and Navajo Spring in Manitou Springs (El Paso County), Colorado. The basin in which Soda Spring originates is on a large boulder on the south bank of Fountain Creek. A wood bridge spans the creek.
    • Fountain Creek (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Springs--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.; Streams--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • Black Canon, Colorado River, looking below near Camp 7.

    • View of the Colorado River and steep rock walls and cliffs in Black Canyon, probably in Mohave County, Arizona.
    • Black Canyon (Ariz. and Nev.)--1870-1880.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Mohave County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Mohave County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Mojave County--1870-1880.; Rivers--Arizona--Mohave...
    • 1871
    • Sloping Walls

    • View of the canyon walls of possibly Tantalus Creek in Wayne County, Utah. Shows boulders and rock formations.
    • Canyons--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--1870-1880.; Streams--1870-1880.; Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region (U.S.)
    • 1871
    • Group of Pah-Ute Indians, Nevada

    • Native American (Paiute) men, women and children sit or stand and pose in rows under a tree at (probably) Cottonwood Springs, near Las Vegas (Clark County), Nevada. Men wear woven shirts, necklaces, scarves, ties and hats. Women wear dresses or...
    • Indians of North America--Nevada--1870-1880.; Paiute Indians--Nevada--1870-1880.; Clark County (Nev.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Nevada--1870-1880.; People--Nevada--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1871

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