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    • (Lower) Commodore - looking seat up slope

    • A rocky, two-track road leads past the ghost town of Commodore, Alamosa County, Colorado. A four-wheel drive vehicle is parked next to the ruins.
    • Camp Commodore (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Ghost towns--Colorado--Camp Commodore--1960-1970.; Ruins--Colorado--Camp Commodore--1960-1970.
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    • 1940 'urban renewal', 8th Street demolition

    • Men work at a house on Eighth (8th) Street in as part of Denver's Urban Renewal program in 1940 in Colorado.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Demolition--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Laborers--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Ruins--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Urban renewal--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • 1940
    • 1st cliff house from south end

    • View of Sandal House, a Native American (Ancestral Puebloan) cliff dwelling in Mancos Canyon, in what is now Ute Mountain Tribal Park, on the Ute Mountain Indian Reservation in southwestern Colorado. Richard Wetherill stands near a curved masonry...
    • Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites.; Mancos Canyon (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Sandal House (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Ute Mountain Indian Reservation--1880-1890.; Ute Mountain...
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    • 1st cliff house, Mancos Cañon

    • View of Sandal House, a Native American (Ancestral Puebloan) cliff dwelling in Mancos Canyon, in what is now Ute Mountain Tribal Park, on the Ute Mountain Indian Reservation in southwestern Colorado. Richard Wetherill stands beside a kiva, a round...
    • Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites.; Mancos Canyon (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Sandal House (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Ute Mountain Indian Reservation--1880-1890.; Ute Mountain...
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    • 2 men on cliff overlooking dwellings - Mesa Verde

    • View looking down on a portion of the ruins at Cliff Palace, Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado.
    • Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites-- Colorado--1920-1930.; Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites--Colorado--1920-1930.; Cliff Palace (Colo.)--1920-1930.;...
    • [between 1920 and 1930]
    • 2 views of Acoma mission

    • of grass are in the foreground. Standing on top of a large mesa, the mission is thought to have been built between 1629 and 1641 by Fray Juan Ramirez.; The Pueblo Acoma Mission and convent in New Mexico is flat-roofed as shown in this photo of a...
    • Indians of North America--New Mexico--1910-1930.; Pueblo Indians--1910-1930.; Acoma (N.M.)--1910-1930.; Missions--1910-1930.; Pueblos--New Mexico--1910-1930.; Ruins--New Mexico--1910-1930.
    • [between 1915 and 1926?]
    • 23rd Avenue Presbyterian Church fire

    • Firemen aim a jet of water at a collapsing chimney amid the ruins of the 23rd Avenue Presbyterian Church after the fire that destroyed the 1892 building in 1906. A crowd of spectators look at the remains of the stone building.
    • 23rd Avenue Presbyterian Church (Denver, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Presbyterian churches--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Fires.
    • April 16, 1906.


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    • Ruins of the Rosebud Mill, Teller County, Colorado; shows stepped stone foundation built into the hillside, wheels, buckets, pipes, machinery parts, and wood piles.
    • Rosebud Mill (Teller County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Teller County (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1910.; Ore industry--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1910.; Ruins--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • 2nd Pueblo - Taos missions

    • View of mission ruins and graves at Taos, New Mexico; a Native American (Taos Pueblo) poses in a blanket. Adobe pueblo dwellings and Pueblo Peak are in the background.
    • Indians of North America--New Mexico--Taos Pueblo--1910-1920.; Pueblo Indians--New Mexico--Taos Pueblo--1910-1920.; Taos Indians--New Mexico--1910-1920.; Taos Pueblo (N.M.)--1910-1920.; Missions--New Mexico--Taos Pueblo--1910-1920.; Pueblos--New...
    • [between 1915 and 1920?]
    • 3/4 mile up mt. toward North Empire

    • Mining ruins are next to a two track dirt road near North Empire, Colorado.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Empire--1950-1960.; Empire (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building deterioration--Colorado--Empire--1950-1960.
    • 1960
    • Bliss House

    • The enclosed documentation was prepared as part of a Historic Building Survey to determine eligibility for the Bliss House for the National Register of Historic Places. The documentation includes official forms, maps and photos.
    • Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • 1982-2000
    • "The Delight Makers" home. Tyuonyi, the most interesting ruin in Pajarito Park

    • View of the Native American (Anasazi) Tyuonyi ruins in Pajarito Park (later Bandelier National Monument), New Mexico. A circular group of foundations of Pueblo style buildings circumscribe possibly three round kiva holes. A wooden rail fence...
    • Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--1900-1920.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--1900-1920.; Bandelier National Monument (N.M.)--1900-1920.; Archaeological sites--New...
    • [between 1900 and 1916]
    • "V for Victory"--the church at Pietra Colora, Italy

    • Fallen beams form a "V" shape in the ruins of the church at Pietra Colora, Italy, which was damaged heavily by artillery fire. The Tenth Mountain Division captured the town from the Germans March 5, 1945.
    • Churches--Italy--Pietra Colora--1940-1950.; War damage--Italy--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • 1945
    • A part of the flood devestation [sic] in Pueblo, Colo. June 3, 1921

    • Panoramic view of Arkansas River flood water around buildings and railroad tracks after the flood in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Shows wrecked frame buildings and standing water beside railroad tracks. Features identified in the photograph...
    • Ridgway, Arthur Osbourne, 1870-1953.; Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company--Disasters--1920-1930.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--Disasters--1920-1930.; Arkansas River--1920-1930.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Cities &...
    • 1921 June 3
    • A wind and snow-battered mill in Waldorf, 11,666 feet above sea level.

    • Waldorf Mine and mill, Clear Creek County, Colorado shows: dilapidated mill building and wheel.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1950-1960.; Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Waldorf Mine (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Mining--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1950-1960.; Ruins--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1950-1960.
    • June 3, 1957
    • A.T. & S.F. depot

    • Spectators stand on the banks of the flooded Purgatoire River in Trinidad (Las Animas County), Colorado, across the river from the demolished Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway depot. Shows the arched walls of the Cardenas Hotel arcade.
    • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company--1900-1910.; Purgatoire River (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Trinidad (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Floods--Colorado--Trinidad--1900-1910.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Trinidad--1900-1910.;...
    • 1903
    • Abandoned house at South Evans, near Leadville

    • View of an abandoned house and frame ruins in South Evans, Evans Gulch, Lake County, Colorado.
    • South Evans (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--South Evans--1960-1970.; Houses--Colorado--South Evans--1960-1970.
    • 1968
    • Above Dyersville

    • View of a tailings pile and the site of a mill at the abandoned Warrior's Mark Mine near Dyersville (Summit County), Colorado.
    • Abandoned mines--Colorado--Dyersville--1960-1970.; Dyersville (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Warriors Mark Mine (Summit County, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Mining--Colorado--Dyersville--1960-1970.; Ruins--Colorado--Dyersville--1960-1970.
    • August, 1961
    • Acoma

    • Ruins of a pueblo village, possibly either the Acoma Pueblo or the Laguna Pueblo, stand on top of a large mesa in northern New Mexico. Wooden ladders lead up to the higher levels of the stone and adobe structures. Portions of wooden beams protrude...
    • Indians of North America--New Mexico--1910-1930.; Pueblo Indians--1910-1930.; Mesas--New Mexico--1910-1930.; Missions--New Mexico--1910-1930.; Pueblos--New Mexico--1910-1930.; Ruins--New Mexico--1910-1930.
    • [between 1915 and 1926?]
    • Acoma - pueblo & mission

    • A large puddle of water stands in the foreground of this view of a pueblo village, possibly the village of either the Acoma or the Laguna Pueblo in New Mexico. Made of stone and adobe, a row of the flat-roofed buildings remains relatively intact....
    • Indians of North America--New Mexico--1910-1930.; Pueblo Indians--New Mexico--1910-1930.; Acoma (N.M.)--1910-1930.; Missions--New Mexico--1910-1930.; Pueblos--New Mexico--1910-1930.; Ruins--New Mexico--1910-1930.
    • [between 1915 and 1926?]
    • After fire of 1902

    • View of Rifle, Garfield County, Colorado, after the fire of 1902. Shows ruins, a wheelbarrow, people, and a dog.
    • Rifle (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Fires--Colorado--Rifle--1900-1910.
    • [1902?]
    • After the fire

    • Ruins in Wild Horse, Cheyenne County, Colorado, are from a fire started by the cream station stove. Masonry walls of the (possibly) Albany Hotel remain.
    • Wild Horse (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Fires--Colorado--Wild Horse--1910-1920.; Ruins--Colorado--Wild Horse--1910-1920.
    • July 1, 1917
    • Aftermath of blizzard

    • View of an unidentified Colorado mining town damaged by a blizzard. A dog sits in the snow near railroad tracks. Shows a partially collapsed two story, wooden building. Another building has been reduced to rubble.
    • Blizzards--1890-1900.; Disasters.; Ruins.
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    • Aftermath of blizzard

    • View of an unidentified Colorado town damaged by a blizzard. A man stands and looks at buildings destroyed by a snowstorm. Shows a two story building with a partially fallen roof and a missing wall. A man on the roof shovels snow. Other buildings...
    • Blizzards--1890-1900.; Disasters.; Ruins.
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    • Air view ancient Maya pyramid, (2000 yrs old)

    • Aerial view of the ruins of a Maya temple pyramid in the ancient city of Tulum, one of sixty structures on this site, Quintana Roo coast, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. Shows a stepped masonry structure in a dense forest.
    • Indians of Mexico--Antiquities & archaeological sites--1920-1930.; Mayas--Antiquities & archaeological sites--Mexico--1920-1930.; Tulum Site (Mexico); Archaeological sites--Mexico--1920-1930.; Pyramids--Mexico--1920-1930.
    • [1920?]
    • Albion, Colo. Boulder County 1946

    • The remains of several log buildings stand in the background near a ridge of mountains in Albion, a small mining district north of Silver Lake in Boulder County, Colorado. Rocks stand at the side of a dirt road that cuts through the foreground....
    • Mining districts--Colorado--Albion--1940-1950.; Mountain roads--Colorado--Albion--1940-1950.; Albion (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Ruins--Colorado--Albion--1940-1950.
    • [1946?]
    • Alice 1955

    • View in Alice, Clear Creek County, Colorado; shows mine ruins, hills, trees, and bushes; structures and mine tailings in the distance.
    • Alice (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Mining--Colorado--Alice--1950-1960.
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    • Alice 1955

    • View of mine ruins in Alice, Clear Creek County, Colorado; shows collapsing buildings and mine tailings.
    • Alice (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building deterioration--Colorado--Alice--1950-1960.; Mining--Colorado--Alice--1950-1960.
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    • Alice, gold mill from Glory Hole

    • View of the remains of the mill and tailings for the Alice Glory Hole Mine in Alice (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Shows a dirt road, log buildings, the remains of a tipple, the opening for a mine and mountains.
    • Alice (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Abandoned mines--Colorado--Alice--1960-1970.; Mills--Colorado--Alice--1960-1970.; Ore industry--Colorado--Alice--1960-1970.; Ruins--Colorado--Alice--1960-1970.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Alice--1960-1970.
    • 1965
    • Alice, view looking southwest

    • Southwest across Alice, in Clear Creek County, Colorado is one of the largest mining camps in the Fall River valley below Saint (St.) Mary's Glacier, settled in the early 1880s. Widely scattered ruins of the small boom town include mines and...
    • Alice (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Alice--1910-1920.
    • 1911
    • Alma, Park Co.

    • View west of Alma, (10,353 feet) Park County, Colorado, includes large tailing dumps from placer and hydraulic dredge mining above the Middle Fork of the South Platte River; shows frame residences, commercial buildings on main street, and ruins of...
    • Alma (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Mining--Colorado--Alma--1920-1930.
    • [1929]
    • Alpine - 1950

    • View of the remains of the only smelter built in Alpine (Chaffee County), Colorado; shows a tall, square, brick stack topped by stepped brickwork; two people walk among the ruins that include wood and brick; Aspen trees and the slope of a mountain...
    • Alpine (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Smelters--Colorado--Alpine--1950-1960.
    • 1950
    • Alpine Tunnel : ruins of old stone house

    • The ruins of an old stone building litter the tundra at the Alpine Tunnel site in Chaffee County.
    • Chaffee County (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Tunnels--Colorado--Chaffee County--1950-1960.
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    • Alta

    • A lone building stands next to a pile of tailings amidst the ruins of the mining town of Alta, Colorado (now a ghost town) in San Miguel County. Boards and debris litter the foreground and the barren hillside.
    • Alta (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Ghost towns--Colorado--Alta--1970-1980.
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    • Alta - 1964

    • View of dilapidated mine ruins at the bottom of a hill and two buildings atop the hill in Alta, Colorado.
    • Alta (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Mining--Colorado--Alta--1960-1970.
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    • Alta - 1964

    • View of dilapidated mine ruins along a dirt road in Alta, Colorado; shows a building with a collapsed roof, vertical plank siding, and a projecting open porch with lean-to roof; steeply gabled roof structure with wall and exposed roof cross beams...
    • Alta (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Mining--Colorado--Alta--1960-1970.
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    • Alta 1964

    • View of mining ruins among dirt and discarded lumber piles in Alta, Colorado; shows a building with only its structural frame still standing; steep gable top half covered with planks of wood with rest of the frame exposed; three smaller buildings...
    • Alta (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Building deterioration--Colorado--Alta--1960-1970.; Mining--Colorado--Alta--1960-1970.
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    • Alta 1964

    • View of the foundation of a building with collapsed lumber wall material surrounding it, Alta, Colorado; includes other buildings scattered across the clearing; lone pine tree stands among the ruins, and mountains in the distance.
    • Alta (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Building deterioration--Colorado--Alta--1960-1970.
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    • American City, 1960

    • View of some of the log cabins and ruins of American City, Gilpin County, northwest of Black Hawk, Colorado, shows two rustic side gable log cabins on the edge of a treelined slope. The E.M. Stedman house with steep hipped roofs and front deck...
    • Stedman, E. M.--Homes & haunts.; American City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Log cabins--Colorado--American City--1960-1970.; Mining--Colorado--American City--1960-1970.
    • 1960
    • American City, 1960

    • View of the ruins of American City, Gilpin County, northwest of Black Hawk, Colorado, include the remains of a side gable log cabin with a timber roof, two track roads and the collapsed Louisiana Mascot Mine operation with a tailing dump. The town...
    • American City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Log cabins--Colorado--American City--1960-1970.; Mining--Colorado--American City--1960-1970.
    • 1960
    • American Flats 1949

    • View of ruins at American Flats, Colorado, showing high alpine tundra among snow capped peaks and ruins from early mining days; ruins include sluice and collapsed buildings; road leads to the ruins.
    • American Flats (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--American Flats--1940-1950.; Ruins--Colorado--American Flats--1940-1950.
    • 1949
    • American Flats 1949

    • View of ruins at American Flats, Colorado; shows high alpine tundra among snow capped peaks and ruins from early mining days; ruins include sluice and collapsed buildings.
    • American Flats (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--American Flats--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--American Flats--1940-1950.
    • 1949
    • Amity, Colorado

    • View down along dirt street of Amity, Prowers County, southeastern Colorado, includes two one-story false fronts with canopy roofs over entries stand in tall weeds. The ruins of James Child's stone grocery and dry goods store shows on distance...
    • Amity (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Dry goods stores--Colorado--Amity--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Amity--1890-1900.; Trading posts--Colorado--Amity--1890-1900.
    • [between 1960 and 1980]
    • An architectural triumph: Machu Picchu

    • Photomechanical reproduction of a photograph by Hiram Bingham shows stone masonry building ruins around the Sacred Plaza at Machu Picchu, Peru.
    • Incas--Antiquities & archaeological sites--Peru--1890-1920.; Indians of South America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--Peru--1890-1920.; Machu Picchu Site (Peru)--1890-1920.; Archaeological sites--Peru--1890-1920.
    • [1918?]
    • An impregnable fort

    • View of Native American (Ancestral Puebloan) cliff dwelling ruins in a box canyon near Johnson Canyon (Acowitz Canyon), in the Ute Mountain Tribal Park on the Ute Mountain Indian Reservation, in southwestern Colorado. The dwelling is on a ledge in...
    • Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites.; Johnson Canyon (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Ute Mountain Indian Reservation--1880-1890.; Ute Mountain Tribal Park (Colo.)--1880-1890.;...
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    • Anasazi artifacts

    • View of Native American Anasazi artifacts probably from cliff ruins in Arizona. Material includes a bulbous bodied ceramic (pottery) container, hafted ground stone axe, awls, weaving tools (possibly spindle whorl), hafted bifacial scraper, and...
    • Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--1880-1900.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1900.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites--1880-1900.; Pueblo Indians--Arts & crafts--1880-1900.; Pueblo...
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Anasazi pueblo ruins

    • View of Native American (Anasazi) stone pueblo ruins in New Mexico.
    • Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--1890-1910.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--1890-1910.; Archaeological sites--New Mexico--1890-1910.; Pueblos--New Mexico--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]

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