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    • Gilpin Tramway

    • The Gilpin Tramway Engine No. 5 travels along a hillside near Central City, Colorado, in Gilpin County. The rail, a two-foot, narrow- gauge line, was started in 1887 and extended about 26 miles from Blackhawk through Chase Gulch to Central City, up...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1920.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--Central City--1890-1920.
    • [between 1899 and 1913?]
    • Conoco refinery

    • View of the Conoco oil refinery at 5801 Brighton Boulevard in Commerce City (Adams County), Colorado. A large sign near the road reads: "CONOCO." Shows the tanks, towers, and pipes that make up the refinery. Overhead power lines run to the towers....
    • Continental Oil Company--Facilities--1970-1980.; Commerce City (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Refineries.; Continental Oil Company--Pictorial works.; Petroleum refineries--Colorado--Commerce City--Pictorial works.; Commerce City (Colo.)--Pictorial works.
    • 1977
    • Porter process shale retort and refinery at Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado

    • Copy of original Rocky Mountain Photo Company of the interior of the Colorado School of Mines porter process shale retort and refinery, Golden, Colorado.
    • Golden (Colo.)--1870-1890.; Refineries--Colorado--Golden--1870-1890.; Universities & colleges--Colorado--Golden--1870-1890.; Colorado School of Mines.
    • [between 1875 and 1885?]
    • Haystack Mountain and plant site of the Mid-Continent Shale and Refining Co.

    • Men stand beside a car on a dirt road near Haystack Mountain in Garfield County, Colorado. Sagebrush, a haystack, trees, a fence, and Parachute Creek are in the valley. Shows layered shale on the Roan Cliffs and talus on mesas near the plant site...
    • Mid-Continent Shale and Refining Company--1920-1930.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.; Oil-shales--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Haystack Mountain (Garfield County,...
    • [1920 August]
    • The City of Denver: Volume 1 Number 1, 1912 October 12

    • Newsletter produced semi-monthly by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 19121012
    • Plant under construction, Continental Oil Shale Co.

    • View of a metal smokestack, part of a Continental Oil Shale Company processing plant in possibly Rangely Oil Field in Rio Blanco County, Colorado. An American flag is on scaffolding around the smokestack. Metal machinery parts and a frame shack are...
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1920.; Rio Blanco County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Building construction--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1920.; Refineries--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1920.; Smokestacks--Colorado--Rio...
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Continental Oil Shale and Refining Co., Rio Blanco Co.

    • View of Continental Oil Shale and Refining Company corrugated metal-sided buildings and a brick retort in Rio Blanco County, Colorado. A sign on timber scaffolding near a ladder reads: "The Colorado Continuous Retort, Patent applied for," and a...
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1920.; Oil-shales--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1920.; Rio Blanco County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Cliffs--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1920.; Refineries--Colorado--Rio Blanco...
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Model of cooling tower used in old refinery Colo. School of Mines, Golden, flour [sic] cooling...

    • View of the Colorado School of Mines model of an oil refinery cooling tower, Golden, Jefferson County, Colorado. Shows a multi-level wood structure with platform on top, manufactured by the Fluor Corporation in Santa Rosa, California.
    • Golden (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--Golden--1930-1940.; Refineries--Colorado--Golden--1930-1940.; Universities & colleges--Colorado--Golden--1930-1940.; Colorado School of Mines.
    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • Oil Refineries at Florence, Colo.

    • View of the United Oil Company refining works in Florence, (Fremont County) Colorado. Shows Denver and Rio Grande railroad tracks and freight cars, warehouses, oil storage tanks, and a mill building. Signs on buildings in the area read: "The United...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1890-1920.; United Oil Company--Facilities--1890-1920.; Florence (Colo.)--1890-1920.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--Florence--1890-1920.; Railroads--Colorado--Florence--1890-1920.; Storage...
    • [between 1895 and 1920?]
    • 1933 Denver Householders' Directory and Street and Avenue Guide v.9

    • The Denver Householder Directory started in 1924 and has been continued by other publishers right up to the present. These are arranged by address, allowing you to find out who was living in the house and/or the owner or the name of a business.
    • Denver (Colo.)--Directories.
    • 1933
    • Retort of the Continental Oil Shale Mining Co., Rio Blanco Colo., their own patent plant

    • Close-up view of the brick smokestack and timber scaffolding of a Continental Oil Shale Mining Company retort in Rio Blanco County, Colorado. Shows pulleys or hoisting devices and ladders above a corrugated metal building.
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1920.; Rio Blanco County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1920.; Refineries--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Midland Refining Co.

    • View of the Midland Refining Company refinery on Brighton Road in Commerce City (Adams County), Colorado. A mobile cement mixer is parked near a brick building. Smokestacks are nearby.
    • Midland Refining Company--Facilities--1910-1920.; Commerce City (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Refineries--Colorado--Commerce City--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Letter from Leo Simon to Otha Rice

    • Letter written from Leo Simon from Beaumont Texas to Otha Rice. Letter discusses Otha's life in Denver, as well as Simon's life in Texas.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; African American businesspeople--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1954 August 2
    • Continental Oil Shale Co. plant under construction

    • View of the brick smokestack and timber scaffolding of a Continental Oil Shale Company retort in Rio Blanco County, Colorado. Shows metal parts for the retort, scraps of wood, and snow on the ground nearby.
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1920.; Rio Blanco County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Building construction--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1920.; Refineries--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Continental Oil Shale and Refining Co., Rio Blanco Co.

    • Close-up view of the brick smokestack and timber scaffolding of a Continental Oil Shale and Refining Company retort in Rio Blanco County, Colorado. Shows pulleys or hoisting devices and ladders above a corrugated metal roof.
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1920.; Rio Blanco County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Building construction--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1920.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1920.;...
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Continental Oil Shale and Refining Co., Rio Blanco Co.

    • View of probably an oil shale retort with a brick smokestack and timber scaffolding in Rio Blanco County, Colorado. Shows ladders above a corrugated metal roof and a sign on the building that reads: "Continental Oil Shale Mining & Ref'g Co." A...
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1910-1930.; Oil-shales--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1910-1930.; Rio Blanco County (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Cliffs--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1910-1930.; Refineries--Colorado--Rio Blanco...
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Continental Oil Shale and Refining Co.

    • View of a plant of the Colorado Oil Shale Mining & Refining Company near a layered shale cliff near Rifle in Rio Blanco County, Colorado. Shows the brick smokestack of probably a retort, timber scaffolding, ladders, pulleys, and hoists. A man...
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1920-1930.; Oil-shales--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1920-1930.; Rio Blanco County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Cliffs--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1920-1930.; Refineries--Colorado--Rio Blanco...
    • [1920 August]
    • Plant of the Continental Oil Shale Mining & Refining Co., Rio Blanco Co. Colo.

    • Men stand and pose beside a Continental Oil Shale Mining and Refining Company retort in Rio Blanco County, Colorado. Shows a brick smokestack, metal pipes, timber scaffolding, pulleys, and hoists. Snow is on shale cliffs nearby.
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1910-1920.; Oil-shales--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1910-1920.; Rio Blanco County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Cliffs--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1910-1920.; Refineries--Colorado--Rio Blanco...
    • [1919 December]
    • Plant of the Continental Oil Shale Mining & Refining Co., Rio Blanco [County], Colo.

    • View of a Continental Oil Shale Mining and Refining Company plant on a hillside near layered shale cliffs in Rio Blanco County, Colorado. Shows a brick retort with timber scaffolding and ladders and a sign that reads: "The Colorado Continuous...
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1920.; Oil-shales--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1920.; Rio Blanco County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Cliffs--Colorado--Rio Blanco County--1900-1920.; Refineries--Colorado--Rio Blanco...
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Continental Oil refinery

    • Aerial view of the Continental Oil Company refinery in Commerce City (Adams County), Colorado. Railroad cars and automobiles are near the group of buildings, storage tanks, and smokestacks.
    • Continental Oil Company--Facilities--1930-1940.; Oil storage tanks--Colorado--Commerce City--1930-1940.; Commerce City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--Commerce City--1930-1940.; Refineries--Colorado--Commerce City--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Continental Oil Co.

    • Aerial view of oil storage tanks at the Continental Oil Company refinery in Commerce City (Adams County), Colorado. Smokestacks are near a group of refinery structures.
    • Continental Oil Company--Facilities--1930-1940.; Oil storage tanks--Colorado--Commerce City--1930-1940.; Commerce City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--Commerce City--1930-1940.; Refineries--Colorado--Commerce City--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Continental Oil refinery

    • Aerial view of the Continental Oil Company refinery in Commerce City (Adams County), Colorado. Storage tanks and smokestacks are near the refinery buildings. The South Platte River is nearby.
    • Continental Oil Company--Facilities--1920-1930.; Commerce City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1920-1930.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--Commerce City--1920-1930.; Refineries--Colorado--Commerce City--1920-1930.;...
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • 1930 Denver Householders' Directory and Street and Avenue Guide v.6

    • The Denver Householder Directory started in 1924 and has been continued by other publishers right up to the present. These are arranged by address, allowing you to find out who was living in the house and/or the owner or the name of a business.
    • Denver (Colo.)--Directories.
    • 1930
    • American Shale Refining Co.

    • View of the American Shale Refining Company plant site near De Beque on Conn Creek in Garfield County, Colorado. Shows one-story houses with gabled roofs and tar paper siding. Identical buildings, possibly boarding houses or dormitories, an...
    • American Shale Refining Company--1920-1930.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Roan Cliffs (Utah and Colo.)--1920-1930.; Refineries--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1930.
    • [1920 August]
    • 1934 Denver Householders' Directory and Street and Avenue Guide v.10

    • The Denver Householder Directory started in 1924 and has been continued by other publishers right up to the present. These are arranged by address, allowing you to find out who was living in the house and/or the owner or the name of a business.
    • Denver (Colo.)--Directories.
    • 1934
    • At the camp above plant of Index Oil Shale Co., De Beque, Colo.

    • Men wear suits, ties, overcoats, and felt hats and stand beside trees outside the Index Oil Shale Company plant in De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado. Shows metal and frame buildings and tall smokestacks. A flag above a building reads "Index." Metal...
    • Index Oil Shale Company--1920-1930.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; De Beque (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Mining--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Refineries--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Oil shale retort

    • Men and women stand and pose beside oil shale refining machinery in possibly Garfield County, Colorado. Men wear suits and overcoats with velvet or fur collars, leather dress gloves, and felt hats or caps. Women wear dresses and fur overcoats,...
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--1910-1930.; Mining--Colorado--1910-1930.; Refineries--Colorado--1910-1930.
    • [between 1917 and 1925?]
    • Sugar factory, Fort Morgan, Colo.

    • View of the Great Western Sugar refinery in Fort Morgan, Colorado. It features four stories, brick construction, shaped parapets, a smokestack and one story wing with a gable roof. Houses and a barn are nearby.
    • Great Western Sugar Company--Buildings--1910-1920.; Fort Morgan (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Refineries.; Sugar industry.
    •  
    • Union Refining Company fire

    • View of a fire at the Union Refining Company in Denver, Colorado. A man lifts a hose; smoke comes from tanks and barrels.
    • Petroleum refineries--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Fire fighters--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Fires--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • December 16, 1932

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