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    • 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
    • Grand Island, Nebraska in 1867

    • View of frame buildings in Grand Island (Hall County), Nebraska. People are on the porch of the "OK Store" and a horse drawn wagon is parked in the street. Shows a "Saloon," wooden sidewalks, houses with fenced yards, a church with a bell tower...
    • Grand Island (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Bars--Nebraska--Grand Island--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Nebraska--Grand Island--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Central Block, Omaha in 1868

    • People and a horse-drawn stagecoach are outside the Central Block, a three-story brick commercial building on Farnam Street between 13th (Thirteenth) and 14th (Fourteenth) Streets in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows sidewalks and telegraph...
    • Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Commercial facilities--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Street view in Green River, Wyoming Territory

    • Men wear sack suits and overcoats, and hats or caps and pose in a row in front of businesses in Green River (Sweetwater County), Wyoming. Shows a saddled horse, a wagon, and commercial signs that read: "Dixon & Grimes Groceries and Provisions,"...
    • Green River (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Clothing stores--Wyoming--Green River--1860-1870.; General stores--Wyoming--Green River--1860-1870.; Men--Wyoming--Green River--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Fort Steele, Wyoming Territory in 1868

    • View of frame buildings and canvas tents beside the North Platte River at Fort Fred Steele (Carbon County), Wyoming. Shows probably telegraph wires and barrels stacked beside buildings.
    • Fort Fred Steele (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; North Platte River--1860-1870.; Forts & fortifications--Wyoming--Fort Fred Steele--1860-1870.; Rivers--Wyoming--Fort Fred Steele--1860-1870.; Tents--Wyoming--Fort Fred Steele--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • 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
    • Dale Creek Bridge

    • The wooden Dale Creek Bridge, a Union Pacific Railroad trestle over a rocky canyon in Albany County, Wyoming. Shows telegraph poles and guy wires near the narrow canyon.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Albany County (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Railroad bridges--Wyoming--Albany County--1860-1870.; Trestles--Wyoming--Albany County--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Steve Young, hanged at Laramie by vigilantes

    • A man identified as Steve Young and known as "Long" Steve Young, hangs from a telegraph pole on a dirt road in Laramie (Albany County), Wyoming. "Long" Steve Young wears a vest, a jacket, boots and has his legs bound with rope. Shows a hat on the...
    • Thornburgh (Hotel : Laramie, Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Union Pacific Railroad Company--Buildings--1860-1870.; Laramie (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Criminals--Wyoming--Laramie--1860-1870.; Dead persons--Wyoming--Laramie--1860-1870.;...
    • 1868 October 19
    • Promontory, Utah

    • View of Union Pacific Railroad and Central Pacific Railroad tracks, a switch and railroad signal at Promontory (Box Elder County), Utah. A man stands beside the tracks. Shows a railroad car on a Shoo-Fly (temporary track), telegraph poles, a United...
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Promontory (Utah)--1860-1870.; Flags--American--1860-1870.; Railroad cars--Utah--Promontory--1860-1870.; Railroad signals--Utah--Promontory--1860-1870.;...
    • 1869
    • 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
    • Harrison Avenue in September

    • View southwest on Harrison Avenue in Leadville, Colorado includes the old Lake County Courthouse, with Lady Justice and her scales crowning the tower. Other brick and wood businesses line the street, some with awning. Pedestrian are on the...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Business districts--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.; Courthouses--Colorado--Lake County--1880-1890.
    • 1882
    • Largest hay barn in the state of Wyoming, Colonel Torry's M Ranch

    • View of men in front of a log barn, at what is identified as Colonel Torry's M Ranch, in Hat Creek (Niobrara County), Wyoming. The barn has a gabled roof, a transom over a main entrance and cupolas with vents. Men are identified left to right as:...
    • Hat Creek (Wyo. : Town)--1880-1890.; Barns--Wyoming--Hat Creek--1880-1890.; Log buildings--Wyoming--Hat Creek--1880-1890.; Men--Wyoming--Hat Creek--1880-1890.
    • 1882
    • 1st Nat'l Bank, Gunnison, Established by Lewis Cheney 1882

    • Men stand on a sidewalk in front of the First National Bank building on Virginia Avenue and Main Street in Gunnison (Gunnison County), Colorado. Signs read: "Abercrombie & Karr, Lawyers" and "Western Union Telegraph Office." Shows the Gunnison...
    • First National Bank (Gunnison, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gunnison County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Banks--Colorado--Gunnison--1880-1890.; People--Colorado--Gunnison--1880-1890.
    • 1882?
    • Index to Colorado Mining Directory: First Edition 1883

    • Index to mines within Colorado. Information is arranged alphabetically by Mine name, with the county it is located in.
    • Mines and mineral industries--Colorado--Directories.; Mines and mineral resources--Colorado--Directories.;
    • 1883
    • Harrison Avenue in Leadville

    • This view to the northwest of busy Harrison Avenue in Leadville, Colorado shows a street filled with pedestrians on boardwalks, carriages and horse drawn wagons, one with milk cans. The three story brick commercial block on the corner has a...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Business districts--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.
    • 1884
    • Street scene Canon City

    • Men, women, and children in straw hats watch a man on a tightrope over Main St. in Canon City, Colorado. The rope is fixed to the brick cornice of Murry's Saloon, with its corbeled arches. Potted plants fill stone sills of arched sash windows....
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Aerialists--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.; Streets--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.
    • 1884
    • The old C. K. and N. depot at Seibert

    • View of the Chicago, Kansas and Nebraska (Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific) depot in Seibert, Kit Carson County, Colorado; shows A. O. Jessee (banker), the lady depot agent, a man, a wagon, and signs: "Seibert.," "Western Union Telegraph Office,"...
    • Chicago, Kansas, and Nebraska Railway--1880-1890.; Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railway Company--1880-1890.; Seibert (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Seibert--1880-1890.; Women--Colorado--Seibert--1880-1890.; Jessee, A. O.
    • 1888
    • Exchange located on the 2nd floor of the Masonic Bldg.

    • Interior view of the Mountain States Telephone Company office in Boulder, Colorado in Boulder County. Items in the office include a roll- top desk with drawers. Papers litter the top of the desk, and a telephone is top of the desk. Two gates...
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Interiors.; Public utility companies--Colorado--Boulder--1880-1890.
    • 1889
    • The Pride of Leadville, Col. U.S.A.

    • This view, from the south, of horse drawn wagons and carriages up Harrison Avenue in Leadville, Colorado, includes brick commercial blocks with awnings, the old Lake County Courthouse with Lady Justice and her scales, and the Tabor Grand Hotel in...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Business districts--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Courthouses--Colorado--Lake County--1890-1900.; Courthouses--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Telegraph...
    • 1890
    • Platte Canon near Deansbury

    • Denver, South Park & Pacific Railroad tracks beside the South Platte River in Platte Canyon (Douglas County and Jefferson County), near Deansbury, Colorado. Telegraph poles and lines are visible.
    • Denver, South Park, and Pacific Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Platte Canyon (Colo.)--1890-1900.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1880-1890.; Canyons--Colorado--1880-1890.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--1880-1890.; Rivers--Colorado--1880-1890.
    • 1893
    • Palmer Lake

    • A horse-drawn buggy parks in front of commercial storefronts with signs: "Phillips Brothers," "Postal Telegraph Office," and "Phillips Brothers, Meat Market, Groceries," Palmer Lake, El Paso County, Colorado.
    • Palmer Lake (Colo.)--1890-1900.
    • 1893
    • Denver and Rio Grande Depot at Alamosa, Colorado, May 1893

    • The Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Depot in Alamosa, Colorado, is a two-story wood fram Victorian structure with intersecting gables with decorative aprons, cresting roof, octagonal shingles, bracketed overhanging lower eave, and clapboard siding...
    • Alamosa (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Alamosa--1890-1900.; Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company.
    • 1893
    • D&RGRR depot

    • A locomotive with two passenger cars pauses on tracks of the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad depot, water tank and eating house, Palmer Lake, El Paso County, Colorado. Men and a little girl stand on the train platform, others sit on wagons. Signs...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1890-1900.; Palmer Lake (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Palmer Lake--1890-1900.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Palmer Lake--1890-1900.
    • 1893
    • Depot and R.R. street. No. 113.

    • Flood water surrounds the stone railroad Depot in Boulder, Colorado. Logs are washed up on a rise by a wooden shed, and rail tracks show in the foreground. The Depot is a stone building with a gabled roof, bracketed eaves, and a cupola with a...
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Boulder--1890-1900.
    • 1894
    • Depot and R.R. Street. No. 113.

    • Flood water surrounds the stone railroad Depot in Boulder, Colorado. Logs are washed up on a rise by a wooden shed, and rail tracks show in the foreground. The Depot is a stone building with a gabled roof, bracketed eaves, and a cupola with a...
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Floods--Colorado--Boulder--1890-1900.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Boulder--1890-1900.
    • 1894
    • In Cripple Creek Dist. on Florence & Cripple Cr. R.R.

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande Railroad freight cars on the Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad in Teller County, Colorado. Shows telegraph poles, a poster of an elderly man that reads: "Where You Get Your Money's Worth, Shillings, Victor." Frame...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company--Equipment & supplies--1890-1900.; Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad Company--1890-1900.; Teller County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Headframes (Mining)--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1900.; Mine...
    • 1895
    • Exchange, construction progress

    • View of the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph exchange building on 3rd (Third) Street in Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado. The small wood frame structure is propped up by wooden beams along the front of the building. A sign on a...
    • Colorado Telephone Company--Buildings--1890-1900.; Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Building construction--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Telephone companies--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • 1896, June

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