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    • Ashcroft, Colo. Remains of Hotel 1943

    • An abandoned hotel stands in a field in the midground in Ashcroft, a mining town near Castle Creek, south of Aspen in Pitkin County, Colorado. The town was originally called Chloride but its residents renamed it Ashcroft in 1882 after rich ore was...
    • Ashcroft (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Pitkin County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Ashcroft--1940-1950.; Ghost towns--Colorado--Ashcroft--1940-1950.; Hotels--Colorado--Ashcroft--1940-1950.
    • [1943?]
    • Ashcroft, Colo. Remains of Hotel 1943

    • An abandoned hotel stands in a field in the midground in Ashcroft, a mining town near Castle Creek, south of Aspen in Pitkin County, Colorado. The town was originally called Chloride but its residents renamed it Ashcroft in 1882 after rich ore was...
    • Ashcroft (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Pitkin County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Ashcroft--1940-1950.; Ghost towns--Colorado--Ashcroft--1940-1950.; Hotels--Colorado--Ashcroft--1940-1950.
    • [1943?]
    • Ashcroft, Colorado

    • ball and banquet there. Tabor also reportedly bought rounds of drinks for everyone in each of the town's 13 saloons. At the time, Ashcroft was growing much faster than nearby Aspen. By 1885, it had about 3,500 residents with six hotels and 20...
    • Ashcroft (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Pitkin County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Ashcroft--1940-1950.; Ghost towns--Colorado--Ashcroft--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Ashcroft--1940-1950.
    • [1943?]
    • Town's first fire bell

    • View of a monument in Trinidad, Colorado. A brass bell hangs in a stepped arch atop a circular brick base. A metal panel reads: "City's First Fire Bell - Purchased January 29, 1890 - First Located Corner of Main & Commercial - Retired 1928."...
    • Trinidad (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Bells--Colorado--Trinidad--1960-1970.; Monuments & markers--Colorado--Trinidad--1960-1970.
    • 1969 May 21
    • Little, R. H. B.

    • Robert H. B. (Bob) Little poses at his desk, probably in the late 1890s, at his home in Eldora, Boulder County, Colorado. Little was the town's first clerk and later served as mayor for several years just after the turn of the century. He was also...
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Eldora (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Desks--1930-1950.; Mayors--Colorado--Eldora--1930-1950.; Pianos--1930-1950.; Pioneers--Colorado--Eldora--1930-1950.; Rocking chairs--1930-1950.; Little, Robert H. B.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Manhatton [sic]

    • Manhattan, in Larimer County, Colorado, was a gold camp on the Poudre River, peaking in the 1880's. From the hillside, the town's streets form a "Y;" frame and log buildings flank the thoroughfares. The mountain in the background is possibly Longs...
    • Manhattan (Colo.)--1880-1890.
    • 1885
    • Breckenridge, South Park Line

    • Looking southeast at Breckenridge, Colorado, the town's churches and the hose drying tower of Fireman's Hall are visible among the many buildings of the town. Mount Baldy and its foothills are in the background.
    • Baldy, Mount (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Breckenridge (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Churches--Colorado--Breckenridge--1890-1900.; Dwellings--Colorado--Breckenridge--1890-1900.; Fire engines & equipment--Colorado--Breckenridge--1890- 1900.
    • [between 1890-1899?]
    • Tiny Town, Morrison, Colo.

    • View of Tiny Town located at 6249 South Turkey Creek Road, near Morrison, Colo. Work on the miniature town, originally called Turnerville, began in 1915. The designer and builder was George Turner, owner of the Turner Moving and Storage Company....
    • Amusements--Colorado--Morrison--2000-2010.; Tiny Town (Jefferson County, Colo.)--2000-2010.; Amusements--Colorado--Morrison--Pictorial works.; Tiny Town (Jefferson County, Colo.)--Pictorial works.
    • 2007
    • Nevadaville, Colo.

    • A large mine shafthouse stands in the foreground of this view of Nevadaville, Colorado, located north of Central City between Quartz and Gunnell hills in Gilpin County. The town's Episcopal and Methodist churches stand near each other at the far...
    • Nevadaville (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Nevadaville--1890-1900.
    • [1899?]
    • Central City, Colo. 1890-1899 circ. (prints)

    • other neighborhoods are in the background. In the far right midground on High Street are St. Paul's Episcopal Church and the Central City public high school.; The top of the glass conservatory at the back of the Teller House in Central City,...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.
    • [1899?]
    • Bauer Mansion, Mancos, Colo.

    • View of the Bauer Mansion located at 100 Bauer Avenue, Mancos, Colo. Built in 1889 by the founder of Mancos, George Bauer, the two-and-one-half story Italianate residence is built of soft red brick and has smooth sandstone quoins and flattened-arch...
    • Historic buildings--Colorado--Mancos--2010-2020.; Mancos (Colo.)--2010-2020.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Mancos--Pictorial works.; Mancos (Colo.)--Pictorial works.
    • 2011.
    • Bauer Bank Building, Mancos, Colo.

    • View of the Bauer Bank building located on the southeast corner of Main Street and Grand Avenue, Mancos, Colo. The commercial building is Italianate in design and has a prominent corner entrance. Built by the town's founder George Bauer in 1905,...
    • Bank buildings--Colorado--Mancos--2010-2020.; Mancos (Colo.)--2010-2020.; Bank buildings--Colorado--Mancos--Pictorial works.; Mancos (Colo.)--Pictorial works.
    • 2011.
    • Opera House, Mancos, Colo.

    • View of the Mancos Opera House located at 136 West Grand Avenue, Mancos, Colo. Built in 1910, the three-story structure has a brick facade with sandstone trim. Entrance to the second floor opera house is on the side next to the two bricked-in...
    • Mancos Opera House (Mancos, Colo.)--1990-2000.; Theaters--Colorado--Mancos--1990-2000.; Mancos (Colo.)--1990-2000.; Mancos Opera House (Mancos, Colo.)--PIctorial works.; Theaters--Colorado--Mancos--Pictorial works.; Mancos (Colo.)--Pictorial works.
    • circa 1990s.
    • Morrison, Colorado

    • Morrison, Jefferson County, Colorado, consists of frame dwellings and commercial buildings. A line of beehives fronts a house in the foreground; a yard nearby has freightcars in it. A three-story stone building on a rise has a clipped, cross-gabled...
    • Morrison (Colo.)--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • 400 and Collyer block in the East Side Historic District

    • Photograph of the 400 and Collyer block in the East Side Historic District, located in Longmont, Colorado. The district symbolizes the early period of growth as well as later development that took place on the east side of Longmont. The district...
    • East Side Historic District (Longmont, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Houses--Colorado--Longmont--1980-1990.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Longmont.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Longmont.; Architecture--Colorado--Longmont--History.
    • 1986 June 3
    • Glenwood Springs from So. W.

    • View of the town of Glenwood Springs, Garfield County, Colorado. Shows the town's businesses, houses and streets, hay fields, and bridges over the Colorado and Roaring Fork Rivers.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1890-1910.; Glenwood Springs (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Roaring Fork River (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Glenwood Springs--1890-1910.; Rivers--Colorado--Glenwood Springs--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • 400 and Collyer block in the East Side Historic District

    • Photograph of the 400 and Collyer block in the East Side Historic District, located in Longmont, Colorado. The district symbolizes the early period of growth as well as later development that took place on the east side of Longmont. The district...
    • East Side Historic District (Longmont, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Houses--Colorado--Longmont--1980-1990.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Longmont.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Longmont.; Architecture--Colorado--Longmont--History.
    • 1986 June 3
    • Colo. Midland R.R. station at Ivanhoe

    • Two men and a tabby cat pose in front of the Colorado Midland train station in Ivanhoe (Pitkin County), Colorado. The town's name is on two signs on the building, along with "Western Union Telegraph & Cable Office," "Colo. Springs 56.8 Miles,"...
    • Colorado Midland Railway Company--Buildings--1890-1910.; Ivanhoe (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Railroad signals--Colorado--Ivanhoe--1890-1910.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Ivanhoe--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • 300 and 5th Street block in the East Side Historic District

    • Photograph of the 300 and 5th Street block in the East Side Historic District, located in Longmont, Colorado. The district symbolizes the early period of growth as well as later development that took place on the east side of Longmont. The...
    • East Side Historic District (Longmont, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Houses--Colorado--Longmont--1980-1990.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Longmont.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Longmont.; Architecture--Colorado--Longmont--History.
    • 1986 June 3
    • Morrison, Colorado

    • Morrison, Jefferson County, Colorado, consists of commercial buildings and dwellings with fenced yards. A three-story stone building on a rise has a clipped, cross-gabled roof and an open porch. This structure was built by George Morrison (the...
    • Morrison (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • [between 1875 and 1880?]
    • East Side Historic District

    • Photograph of a row of houses in the East Side Historic District, located in Longmont, Colorado. The district symbolizes the early period of growth as well as later development that took place on the east side of Longmont. The district sits...
    • East Side Historic District (Longmont, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Houses--Colorado--Longmont--1980-1990.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Longmont.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Longmont.; Architecture--Colorado--Longmont--History.
    • 1986 June 3
    • Central City, Colo. 1860

    • Several large buildings stand along Main Street in early day Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. Gold was first discovered in the region by John H. Gregory in 1859 and spurred the town's growth. Additional buildings stand along Eureka Street...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Building construction--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.; Buildings--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.; Log...
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Charles A. Finding building

    • Built in 1885, the Charles A. Finding building in Breckenridge, Colorado, was once the town's most substantial building, and housed the Finding Hardware Store. Built of local rusticated stone, the storefront has molding in the kickplates and an...
    • Breckenridge (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Hardware stores--Colorado--Breckenridge--1970-1980.
    • 1970
    • Morrison, Colorado

    • Morrison, Jefferson County, Colorado, consists of commercial buildings and dwellings with fenced yards. A three-story stone building on a rise has a clipped, cross-gabled roof and an open porch. This structure was built by George Morrison (the...
    • Morrison (Colo.)--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Arrow 50 anniversay

    • View of a group of young men erecting a sign marker at site of Arrow (Arrowhead), to celebrate the town's fiftieth anniversary in Grand County, Colorado. Arrow was founded in 1904.
    • Arrow (Colo.)--1950-1960.
    • [1954]
    • Golden, Colorado

    • Left center of panorama view of Golden, Jefferson County, Colorado, looks southwest from South Table Mountain across the south edge of town's wood framed residences and outbuildings and on to foothills.
    • Golden (Colo.)--1900-1910.
    • [between 1905 and 1908]
    • Fire Department, Longmont, Colo.

    • "Longmont's first horse drawn fire wagon about 1908. The old Buckingham hook and ladder truck, the town's first fire protection, is shown at the right of view." The two-story brick fire department house shows on corner with large open vehicular...
    • Longmont (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Fire engines & equipment--Colorado--Longmont--1900-1910.; Fire stations--Colorado--Longmont--1900-1910.
    • [1908?]
    • Old Missouri fire house, Georgetown, Colorado

    • View of the Old Missouri fire house, Georgetown, Colorado, the home for the town's first fire company, the Georgetown Fire Company No.1. Located on Taos Street, the building has a tall false front with a square bell tower and a bell on the roof,...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1960-1980.; Fire stations--Colorado--Georgetown--1960-1980.
    • [between 1960 and 1980?]
    • Fire Department, Longmont, Colo.

    • "A January 2, 1919, view inside the City of Longmont warehouse on Kimbark Street south of the old City Hall. Shown is the W. A. Buckingham Hook & Ladder Truck, the town's first fire protection. It was equipped with ladders and brigade buckets;...
    • Longmont (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Fire engines & equipment--Colorado--Longmont--1910-1920.; Fire stations--Colorado--Longmont--1910-1920.; Interiors.
    • 1919 January 2
    • Old Missouri fire house, Georgetown, Colorado

    • View of the bell tower of the Old Missouri fire house, Georgetown, Colorado. The Old Missouri was the home for the town's first fire company, the Georgetown Fire Company No.1. Located on Taos Street, the building has a tall false front with a...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1960-1980.; Fire stations--Colorado--Georgetown--1960-1980.
    • [between 1960 and 1980?]
    • Dust storm

    • A dust storm engulfs the town of Burlington, Colorado (Kit Carson County). Cars are parked on unpaved Main Street in front of the town's commercial storefronts. A grain elevator is at the end of the street. "Coca-Cola," "W&R Drugs, Carlson's Ice...
    • Burlington (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dust storms--Colorado--Burlington--1930-1940.
    • 1934
    • Nov. 5, 1884, Silver Plume

    • The view, looking west, of Silver Plume, Colorado, after the fire on November 4, 1884, shows burned foundations that previously housed the town's central business district. Men survey the damage along Main Street; a carriage in the near foreground...
    • Silver Plume (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Business districts--Colorado--Silver Plume--1880-1890.; Fires--Colorado--Silver Plume--1880-1890.
    •  
    • Railroad Day

    • The citizens of Hayden (Routt County), Colorado stand in a semi-circle in front of the Edison School as they await the arrival of the town's first train. The two-story, wood-frame school house has a hipped roof, a cupola, and a balcony. People...
    • Hayden (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Celebrations--Colorado--Hayden--1910-1920.; Schools--Colorado--Hayden--1910-1920.
    • October, 1913
    • Rourke Opera House, La Junta, Colo.

    • View of the Rourke Opera House located at 11 East 3rd Street, La Junta, Colo. The brick and stucco theater with Art Deco style Fox movie marque was once the town's opera house. Designed by George W. Roe in 1913, despite remodeling, the theater...
    • Rourke Opera House (La Junta, Colo.)--2000-2010.; Theaters--Colorado--La Junta--2000-2010.; La Junta (Colo.)--2000-2010.; Rourke Opera House (La Junta, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Theaters--Colorado--La Junta--Pictorial works.; La Junta...
    • 2009.
    • Central City, C. T.

    • View of Central City, Colorado in Gilpin County before the fire that destroyed most of the town. Piles of boards behind commercial buildings near patches of snow on the ground. Signs: "Clothing & Furnishing Goods O. K. Store Wholesale & Retail,"...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Eldora, Colo. 1900

    • A large group of residents is gathered on Eldorado Avenue in Eldora, a small mining district in Boulder County, Colorado, for the town's Labor Day celebration. A band plays in the right midground of the crowd. Several businesses face the street,...
    • Labor Day--1890-1910.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Eldora (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Bands--1890-1910.; Celebrations--Colorado--Eldora--1890-1910.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Eldora--1890-1910.; General stores--Colorado--Eldora--1890-1910.;...
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Old Town Museum, Burlington, Colo.

    • View of the Old Town Museum located on a 15-acre site near I-70 and 14th Street in Burlington, Colo. The site opened in 1988 during the town's centennial and includes several false-fronted buildings moved to the site from other locations.
    • Old Town Museum (Burlington, Colo.)--2000-2010.; Historical museums--Colorado--Burlington--2000-2010.; Burlington (Colo.)--2000-2010.; Old Town Museum (Burlington, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Historical museums--Colorado--Burlington--Pictorial...
    • 2004
    • The Walsen and Levy store at Walsenburg

    • Men posing at the Walsen & Levy store, Walsenburg, Huerfano County, Colorado, are: Fred Walsen (left), Albert Singer (center), and Fred Unfug (right). The frame building with a stepped false-front was the town's first Masonic Hall.
    • Walsenburg (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Stores & shops--Colorado--Walsenburg--1880-1890.; Singer, Albert.; Unfug, Fred.; Walsen, Fred.
    • [between 1880 and 1890]
    • Perigo, Colo.

    • A woman walks down a dirt road in Perigo, a small town in Gilpin County, Colorado, in this photo of a photo. The town's grocery store stands at left, and additional log cabins are in he right midground above the road. A small child walks farther...
    • Perigo (Colo.)-- 1890-1900.
    • [between 1898 and 1899?]
    • Turners Tiny Town, near Mt. Morrison, Colo.

    • View over Tiny Town's business district, Turkey Creek Canyon, Jefferson County, Colorado, shows the one sixth scale town made up of a business district with: "Ford Garage," "Pine Crest Grocery," "Barber Shop," with pole, "Pool Hall," Turner...
    • Turner, George 1859-1932--Homes & haunts.; Tiny Town (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Business districts--Colorado--Tiny Town--1920-1930.; Miniature cities & towns--Colorado--Tiny Town--1920-1930.
    • 1925
    • Silver Plume, Colo. after the big fire Nov 1884

    • View west in Silver Plume, Colorado, after the fire on November 4, 1884; shows burned foundations that previously housed the town's central business district; men are surveying the damage along Main Street; a carriage in the near foreground has...
    • Silver Plume (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Business districts--Colorado--Silver Plume-- 1880-1890.; Fires--Colorado--Silver Plume--1880-1890.
    • 1884
    • Florence probably 1890's

    • Four oil derricks dot the landscape in Florence (Fremont County), Colorado. The derricks are surrounded by dilapidated shed structures, and the town's business district is in the background. Train tracks from the Denver and Rio Grande Western...
    • Florence (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Oil well drilling rigs--Colorado--Florence--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Perigo, Colo.

    • A woman walks down a dirt road in Perigo, a small town in Gilpin County, Colorado, in this photo of a photo. The town's grocery store is in the left midground. Additional log cabins are in the right midground above the road. A small child walks...
    • Perigo (Colo.)-- 1890-1900.
    • [between 1898 and 1899?]
    • Gilfillan, John A.

    • 1897. The project was financed by Pennsylvania and New York capitalists. The large portal was near the base of Spencer Mountain and contained two sets of tracks to haul loaded ore cars from mining points to bins near the portal, where the ore could...
    • Mining engineers--Colorado--Eldora--1930-1940.; Eldora (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Cats--Colorado--1930-1940.; Gold mining--Colorado--Eldora--1930-1940.; Pioneers--Colorado--Eldora--1930-1940.; Gilfillan, John A.
    • [1939?]
    • Public Library, Sterling, Colo.

    • View of the Sterling Carnegie Library located at 210 South 4th Street, Sterling, Logan County, Colo. Built in 1918, the simple, symmetrical tan brick building was the town's first library. It is one of many buildings constructed as part of the...
    • Carnegie libraries--Colorado--Sterling--2000-2010.; Public libraries--Colorado--Sterling--2000-2010.; Sterling (Colo.)--2000-2010.; Carnegie libraries--Colorado--Sterling.; Public libraries--Colorado--Sterling--Pictorial works.; Sterling...
    • 2005
    • Nucla and Tabeguache Park- Colo

    • Nucla, Montrose County, Colorado, is in Tabeguache Park, in the southern part of the Uncompahgre Plateau. The town's buildings are among trees.
    • Nucla (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Uncompahgre Plateau (Colo.)--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Maxwell Residence, Georgetown, Colorado

    • Exterior view of the Maxwell House, Georgetown, Colorado, at 409 Fourth (4th) Street. Construction began in 1870; house was acquired by B.F. Potter in 1891, who added the tower and decorative elements to the facade. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Maxwell...
    • Maxwell, Frank--Homes & haunts.; Georgetown (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Houses--Colorado--Georgetown--1950-1960.
    • 1951
    • Livermore Hotel & General Store, Livermore, Colo.

    • View of the Livermore Hotel and General Store located near the intersection of US-287 and Red Feather Lakes Road in Livermore, Colo. The ca.1890 wood frame structures were once the center of the town's commercial life. The vernacular style hotel...
    • General stores--Colorado--Livermore--2000-2010.; Hotels--Colorado--Livermore--2000-2010.; Livermore (Colo.)--2000-2010.; General stores--Colorado--Livermore--Pictorial works.; Hotels--Colorado--Livermore--Pictorial works.; Livermore...
    • 2001

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