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    • View of a town or mining settlement in a mountain valley. Shows frame and stone buildings, a timber polygonal frame building with a pointed roof, scaffolding beside buildings, dirt roads, ore or rock piles, and probably ore car tracks.
    • Cities & towns--1860-1870.; Mining--1860-1870.; Valleys--1860-1870.
    • 1866
    • Brown Company's Works at Georgetown, Colo.

    • Smoke rises from a smokestack at what is identified as "Brown Company's" reduction works in Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Men stand beside wooden mine or processing buildings. Shows a tower on scaffolding and vented, gable roofs.
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.; Ore industry--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Quarrying stone for the new Mormon temple

    • Men use hammers and chisels to shape blocks of granite or sandstone for construction of the Mormon temple, at Red Butte Quarry near Salt Lake City (Salt Lake County), Utah. Shows scaffolding and ladders.
    • Mormons--Utah--Salt Lake County--1870-1880.; Salt Lake County (Utah)--1870-1880.; Quarrying--Utah--Salt Lake County--1870-1880.
    • 1874 December 12
    • The Lewis Hotel of Gunnison

    • View of the four-story Lewis (later the La Veta) Hotel in Gunnison (Gunnison County), Colorado. The brick hotel has balconies and a projecting entrance, belt courses, heavy brackets with finials, and an iron balustrade on the cornice. A central...
    • Lewis Hotel (Gunnison, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gunnison (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Building construction--Colorado--Gunnison--1880-1890.; Hotels--Colorado--Gunnison--1880-1890.
    • 1883 April
    • Main Street, looking east from 4th St.

    • View east on Main Street from 4th (Fourth) Street, Grand Junction, Colorado, shows one and two-story wood frame or brick flat-roof buildings, many under construction. Signs include: "J.R. Elliott," "Central House," "Variety Store," "Drug Store,"...
    • Grand Junction (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Grand Junction--1880-1890.; Construction--Colorado--Grand Junction--1880-1890.
    • 1884
    • Equitable Building construction

    • Workmen work at the Equitable Building construction site at 17th (Seveneenth) and Stout Streets in Denver, Colorado. A crane with guy wires holds steel support scaffolding at the site. The Masonic Temple and 1st (First) Congregational Church are in...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Denver Equitable Building Company--1890-1900.
    • 1890, September 2
    • Equitable Building construction

    • Workmen pose on steel scaffolding and near marble columns at the Equitable Building construction site at 17th (Seventeenth) and Stout Streets in Denver, Colorado. The Masonic Temple and 1st (First) Congregational Church are nearby. Signs on a...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Denver Equitable Building Company--1890-1900.
    • 1891, April 21
    • North Creede

    • A man with his hands in his pockets stands on the wood-plank sidewalk between two stacks of hogsheads in front of a store in the town of Creede, Colorado, in Mineral County. Garbage, debris, and logs litter the side of the streets. Architectural...
    • Creede (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Boardwalks--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.; Canyons--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.; Construction--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.
    • 1892
    • Argo Smelting Works (Boston and Colorado Smelting Co.)

    • Construction of a brick chimney at the Boston & Colorado Smelting Company's Argo Smelting Works refinery in Denver, Colorado shows: wood scaffolding, barrels, building materials.
    • Argo Smelting Company (Denver, Colo.); Boston & Colorado Gold and Silver Smelting Company.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Chimneys--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.;...
    • 1892
    • Mormon Temple, laying the capstone

    • Men and women crowd into Temple Square at the corner of Main and South Temple Streets in Salt Lake City (Salt Lake County), Utah. People and horses and buggies fill the streets outside the walls of Temple Square; some men climb telephone poles....
    • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints--Buildings--1880-1900.; Salt Lake Temple--1880-1900.; Tabernacle (Salt Lake City, Utah)--1880-1900.; Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1880-1900.; Mormon tabernacles--Utah--Salt Lake...
    • 1892 April 6
    • The Colorado Sugar Manufacturing Co.

    • View of brick structures and a building under construction at the Colorado Sugar Manufacturing Company plant in Grand Junction (Mesa County), Colorado. Shows piles of bricks, iron scaffolding on a stone foundation and mesas in the distance.
    • Colorado Sugar Manufacturing Company--Buildings--1890-1900.; Grand Junction (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Building construction--Colorado--Grand Junction--1890-1900.; Sugar industry--Colorado--Grand Junction--1890-1900.
    • 1899 July 1
    • Main Street, Canon City

    • The Annex Building, in Canon City, Colorado, is under construction; workmen, scaffolding, and a ladder are ranged on the steel understructure and the trio of carved stone arches, columns and entablature on the second floor. The Smith Building has...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Business districts--Colorado--Canon City--1900-1910.
    • 1901
    • 1421 Champa St., construction progress, framing around cable shaft

    • View of construction in the interior of the Colorado Telephone Company Building at 1421 Champa St, Denver, Colorado. Shows brick walls and iron beams. A vat for mixing mortar sits on wood scaffolding and a ladder rests against the wall.
    • Colorado Telephone Company--Buildings--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • 1902 September 9
    • 1421 Champa St., construction progress, framing around cable shaft

    • View of iron beams and brick walls around the cable shaft under construction at the Colorado Telephone Company Building at 1421 Champa Street, Denver, Colorado. A ladder is braced against the wall and brick rubble is piled on scaffolding.
    • Colorado Telephone Company--Buildings--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • 1902 September 9
    • Kremmling, Colorado

    • View of the Denver, Northwestern and Pacific Railway depot under construction in Kremmling (Grand County), Colorado. Shows wooden scaffolding beside the frame building, people and horse-drawn wagons. Railroad cars, tracklaying machinery, and a...
    • Denver, Northwestern and Pacific Railway--1900-1910.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1900-1910.; Kremmling (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Building construction--Colorado--Kremmling--1900-1910.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Kremmling--1900-1910.
    • 1905 June 28
    • Sugar beets Holly, Colo. sugar mill filter presses and danek [?] station

    • View of the filter presses in a sugar mill near Holly (Prowers County), Colorado. The mill consists of a roof supported by metal scaffolding.
    • Sugar beet industry--Colorado--Holly--1900-1910.; Holly (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--Holly--1900-1910.
    • 1905, August 20
    • Swink / Holly sugar mill construction top of diffusion battery

    • Workmen stand on scaffolding near the top of the diffusion battery at the Holly Sugar Company's mill near Swink (Otero County), Colorado. A series of pipes and valves are nearby.
    • Holly Sugar Corporation--1900-1910.; Swink (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Sugar industry--Colorado--Swink--1900-1910.
    • 1905, August 24
    • Sugar beets Holly, Colo. sugar mill-- vacuum pan

    • A man poses near a vacuum pan in a sugar mill near Holly (Prowers County), Colorado. Another man crouches nearby on the metal and wood scaffolding.
    • Sugar beet industry--Colorado--Holly--1900-1910.; Holly (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--Holly--1900-1910.; Interiors--Colorado--Holly--1900-1910.
    • 1905, August 28
    • Grave scaffold

    • The casket of a Native American (Crow) is shrouded and secured to the top of a grave scaffold with rope. It stands on an open plain in Montana. The scaffolding frame is constructed by using a "Y" shaped timber on each corner and laying support...
    • Crow Indians--Spiritual life--Montana--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--Montana--1900-1910.; Scaffold burial--Montana--1900-1910.
    • 1907
    • Julesburg Congregational Church, remodeled

    • A small child stands on the sidewalk near the Congregational Church in Julesburg, Colorado, in Sedgwick County, where scaffolding can is outside the church, whose architecture includes a tower and several gables. A residence is near the church.
    • Julesburg (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Congregational churches--Colorado--Julesburg--1910-1920.
    • 1913
    • Sugar beet plant

    • Men stand and pose beside round, steel machinery with cog wheels, wooden scaffolding, ropes, and pulleys at the Great Western Sugar Company sugar beet factory probably in Scottsbluff (Scotts Bluff County), Nebraska. The four-story brick building...
    • Great Western Sugar Company--1910-1920.; Scottsbluff (Neb.)--1910-1920.; Factories--Nebraska--Scottsbluff--1910-1920.; Sugar industry--Nebraska--Scottsbluff--1910-1920.
    • 1916 September 24
    • Construction of granary

    • A construction crew works on a new granary in Montrose, Colorado. Wooden scaffolding surrounds the top portion of the unfinished structure and a wooden ladder leans against it. A horse-drawn cart is being unloaded onto a platform at the base of...
    • Montrose (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Granaries--Colorado--Montrose--1910-1920.
    • 1917
    • Concert Theatre and Stadium, Civic Center, Denver

    • Southwest view of an early phase of construction of the Greek Theater and Colonnade of Civic Benefactors in Civic Center Park, Denver, Colorado; shows theater benches, stage, scaffolding, cement mixer, and workmen near hoist.
    • Greek Theater and Colonnade of Civic Benefactors (Denver, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Open-air theaters--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • 1917
    • Snowpack

    • Men stand beside packed snow from a snowslide near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington. Workers stand on timber snowshed scaffolding.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Avalanches--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction...
    • 1917 July 9
    • West End

    • Construction workers shovel debris from Great Northern Railway tracks after a rock slide near Stevens Pass, probably at the west end of the first Cascade Tunnel, in King County, Washington. Shows frame snowshed scaffolding, cribbing and a traveling...
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Landslides--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction...
    • 1917 June 23
    • Snowshed construction

    • Workers stand on frame scaffolding for a snowshed near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington. Shows rebar and concrete molds for concrete buttresses.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction workers--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.;...
    • 1917 October 3
    • Snowshed construction

    • Workmen move gravel from Great Northern Railway freight cars at a snowshed near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington. Steam rises from a locomotive. Shows a traveling crane, piles of lumber, an eroded hillside and narrow gauge tracks on...
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroads--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Snowsheds--Washington...
    • 1917 October 30
    • Construction

    • A man stands on a retaining wall roof beside a supply car near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington. Shows frame scaffolding and forms, rebar, Great Northern Railway tracks and fire damaged hillsides.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Reinforced concrete construction--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.;...
    • 1917 October 4
    • Snowshed construction

    • View of wooden scaffolding on a snowshed retaining wall near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington. Shows rebar for concrete buttresses.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.) y 1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Reinforced concrete construction--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.;...
    • 1917 September 8
    • Cliff modeling pouring glue into the forms

    • A workman pours concrete into a form for the bear habitat at the zoo in City Park, Denver, Colorado. Another man stands near scaffolding.
    • City Park (Denver, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Denver Zoo--1910-1920.; Animal housing--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Parks--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.;...
    • 1918 June
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 1 Number 9, 1918 November

    • Newsletter produced 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.
    • 19181101
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 3 Number 8, 1920 August

    • Newsletter produced 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.
    • 19200801
    • Presbyterian Hospital, Denver

    • View of construction of Presbyterian Hospital at Franklin Street and 20th (Twentieth) Avenue in the City Park West neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Wood braces are in place on the top story of the structure, and a scaffold is nearby. A car is...
    • Presbyterian Hospital (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; City Park West (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Hospitals--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.;...
    • 1922 May 9
    • Exterior photograph of South High School during construction.

    • A black and white photograph of the exterior of South High School during construction in 1925. The photograph is taken from across a field. There is scaffolding in front of the future entrance to the school. There are various cars visible around...
    • South High School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1925
    • Construction of gym

    • Interior view of the construction of the gymnasium at Morey Junior High School at 840 East 14th (Fourteenth) Avenue in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Shows curved rafters on a brick foundation. A workman stands on scaffolding in...
    • Morey Junior High School (Denver, Colo.)--Buildings--1920-1930.; Capitol Hill (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Gymnasiums--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.;...
    • 1926
    • Montgomery Ward building

    • View of the partially constructed Montgomery Ward building at 501 South Broadway in the Baker neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Automobiles and building materials are nearby. A sign reads: "The New Rocky Mountain Home of Montgomery Ward & Co . . ."
    • Montgomery Ward--Buildings--1920-1930.; Baker (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Department stores--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Scaffolding--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    • 1928 August 24
    • Del Rio Hotel, Dolores

    • View of the Del Rio Hotel in Dolores (Montezuma County), Colorado. The three-story Chateau-style hotel has a stucco surface, a steep gabled roof, dormer windows, a corner entrance, and large windows on the first floor. Men stand on the sidewalk...
    • Del Rio Hotel (Dolores, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dolores (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Hotels--Colorado--Dolores--1930-1940.
    • 1931
    • Mead & Mount airport progress photo

    • Workmen work on a partially constructed hangar at Denver Municipal Airport (Stapleton International Airport) in Denver, Colorado. A crane, scaffolding, and automobiles are nearby. A sign reads: "Mead & Mount Construction General Contractors Denver,...
    • Denver Municipal Airport--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Airports--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Hangars--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • 1940 December 16
    • Mead & Mount Construction Co. Municipal Airport from hangar general view

    • Workmen work at a hangar construction site at Denver Municipal Airport (Stapleton International Airport) in Denver, Colorado. Construction supplies, scaffolding, and automobiles are nearby. A sign reads: "Mead & Mount Construction General...
    • Denver Municipal Airport--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Airports--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Hangars--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • 1940 December 2
    • New store room

    • Frame scaffolding tops this concrete foundation at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Piled dirt and rock, power poles, a cutting torch cart with oxygen and acetylene tanks, and another piece of machinery, possibly a concrete mixer,...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Construction--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1940.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1948
    • Narrow Gauge Museum

    • View of the Narrow Gauge Museum under construction in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. The frame building, a replica of the Rio Grande Southern depot at Mancos, has flared eaves, dormers and scaffolding. A sign reads: "The Oldest Locomotive in...
    • Mount Blanca and Western Railroad--1950-1960.; Narrow Gauge Museum (Alamosa, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Galleries & museums--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge...
    • 1953
    • Narrow Gauge Museum

    • View of the Narrow Gauge Museum under construction in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. The frame building, a replica of the Rio Grande Southern depot at Mancos, has flared eaves, a steep-pitched shingled roof with a decorative flashing ridge,...
    • Mount Blanca and Western Railroad--Equipment & supplies--1950-1960.; Narrow Gauge Museum (Alamosa, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad--Equipment & supplies--1950-1960.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building...
    • 1953
    • Narrow Gauge Museum

    • View of the Narrow Gauge Museum, under construction, in Alamosa (Alamosa County), Colorado. The clapboard sided building, a replica of the Rio Grande Southern depot at Mancos has a flared roof, gable trim, scaffolding on dormers and a square tower....
    • Mount Blanca & Western Railroad--1950-1960.; Narrow Gauge Museum (Alamosa, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Alamosa (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Galleries & museums--Colorado--Alamosa--1950-1960.; Narrow gauge...
    • 1953 June 12
    • As building looked before work started

    • View of the Morey Mercantile Building at 16th (Sixteenth) and Wazee Streets in downtown Denver, Colorado. Scaffolding and a covered walkway are near the building.
    • Morey Mercantile Company--Buildings--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Remodeling--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Scaffolding--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1954
    • Looking from northwest to southeast of building

    • View of the partially constructed U. S. National Bank Center at 1740 Broadway in downtown Denver, Colorado. Scaffolding is near the building with glass walls.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Scaffolding--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Skyscrapers--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1954 July 1
    • Mile High Center construction

    • View of the partially constructed Mile High Center (later U. S. National Bank Center) at 1700 Broadway in downtown Denver, Colorado. Construction supplies that include cinder blocks, wood, and scaffolding are nearby.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Skyscrapers--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1954 July 1
    • Denver Public Library construction

    • View of Denver Public Library construction at 1357 Broadway Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows concrete forms, houses, and the Voorhies colonnade.
    • Denver Public Library--Buildings--1950-1960.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Libraries--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • 1955
    • Denver Public Library construction

    • View of Denver Public Library construction at 1357 Broadway Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows concrete forms, scaffolding, and parked cars. Buildings include East High School and a church. Lettering reads: "Model...
    • Denver Public Library--Buildings--1950-1960.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Libraries--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • 1955

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