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    • Rocky Mountain News

    • Photograph of a lithograph which depicts Rocky Mountain News newspaper offices in Denver, Colorado; lettering reads: "Rocky Mountain News, News Block, Pioneer Newspaper of the Rocky Mountains, Byers & Daley Publishers, Blank Book Manufacturers...
    • Rocky Mountain News--Buildings--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Lithographs--1860-1870.; Newspaper industry--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Waterfalls at Montgomery

    • View of the arrastre (or arrastra) at Montgomery, Park County, Colorado, a frame wheel-construction used by miners for grinding ore. Water rushes through rocks; trees, slopes, and a flume are in the background.
    • Montgomery (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Grinding wheels--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mining equipment--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Waterfalls--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Montgomery C.T.

    • View of log, frame, and probably mine buildings in Montgomery (Park County), Colorado. Cabins have log or sod roofs, stone chimneys, and metal pipes. Shows a wooden water wheel and timber piles between houses. A commercial building sign reads:...
    • Montgomery (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Log cabins--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Waterfalls at Montgomery, C.T.

    • View of a wooden water wheel and an arrastre used for grinding ore in Montgomery (Park County), Colorado. A flume and probably a wooden platform are on the hillside near waterfalls and a creek.
    • Montgomery (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Grinding wheels--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mining equipment--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Streams--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.;...
    • 1864
    • Denver - early days flood

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood in Denver, Colorado; shows torrents of water and a frame building.
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streams--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Flood - Cherry Creek

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood in Denver, Colorado; shows businesses, houses, streets, and water. Signs read: "J. G. Vawter & Co." and "Commonwealth."
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864 May
    • Flood - Cherry Creek

    • View of Denver, Colorado during a Cherry Creek flood; shows frame buildings and torrents of water.
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Streams--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864 May
    • Denver flood

    • View of brick and frame houses and commercial buildings in Denver and Auraria during a Cherry Creek and South Platte River flood. A brick house near the standing water of Cherry Creek has a gabled rood and gingerbread details. Signs on flooded...
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.;...
    • 1864 May 19
    • West Denver during the flood

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood in Denver, Colorado; shows businesses, streets, and water. People watch from the water's edge; signs read: "Commonwealth," "J. G. Vawter & Co," "J. B. Doyle & Co," "Keller House," "American House," and "Bell's Boarding...
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Spectators--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.;...
    • 1864 May 19
    • Flood - Cherry Creek 148 Larimer looking SW

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood in Denver, Colorado; shows businesses, houses, people, streets, and water. Signs read: "Tremont House," "Groceries," "American House," and "Devor's Corner."
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864 May 19
    • Denver, 1864

    • Panoramic view of brick and frame commercial buildings in downtown Denver, Colorado and the flooded South Platte River nearby. Shows the brick Denver Mint building at 16th (Sixteenth) Street and Market Street and businesses on probably Larimer...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Rivers--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864 May 19
    • Water power plant Montgomery City Colo

    • The water power plant at Montgomery, Park County, Colorado, consists of a frame wheel construction. Water rushes through rocks; trees, slopes, and the flume are in the background.
    • Montgomery (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Water power--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.
    • 1865
    • Fremont, Nebraska in 1867

    • View of frame houses, stacked lumber, fenced yards, a windmill and a water tank probably beside Union Pacific Railroad tracks in Fremont (Dodge County), Nebraska.
    • Fremont (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Nebraska--Fremont--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Elkhorn Station, Nebraska

    • View of frame and log buildings and probably a Union Pacific Railroad water tower at Elkhorn Station in Douglas County, Nebraska. Shows people near buildings, a horse-drawn wagon, laundry on a clothesline, livestock in a meadow, and grassy hills.
    • Elkhorn Station (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Nebraska--Elkhorn Station--1860-1870.; Water tanks--Nebraska--Elkhorn Station--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Plum Creek with soldiers encamped

    • Soldiers sit or stand outside canvas tents in Plum Creek (Lexington) in Dawson County, Nebraska. Rows of tents are near a windmill and probably a water tank. Shows Union Pacific Railroad passenger cars, a frame depot and false front commercial...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Plum Creek (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Military camps--American--Nebraska--Plum Creek--1860-1870.; Railroad stations--Nebraska--Plum Creek--1860-1870.; Tents--Nebraska--Plum Creek--1860-1870.;...
    • 1867
    • Railroad shops ot [sic] North Platte

    • View of brick railroad buildings beside Union Pacific Railroad tracks at North Platte (Lincoln County), Nebraska. Shows a locomotive beside probably a water tank and a windmill, a roundhouse, and machine shops with chimneys and vented roofs.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; North Platte (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad roundhouses--Nebraska--North Platte--1860-1870.; Railroad shops & yards--Nebraska--North Platte--1860-1870.; Windmills--Nebraska--North Platte--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Promontory, Utah

    • View of Union Pacific Railroad or Central Pacific Railroad tracks, a switch and railroad signal in possibly Promontory (Box Elder County) or Uintah (Uintah County), Utah. Shows a water tower, a railroad car, wooden wagons, tents and frame buildings...
    • Cities & towns--Utah--1860-1870.; Railroad signals--Utah--1860-1870.; Railroad tracks--Utah--1860-1870.
    • 1869 June 30
    • Women water-carriers

    • Native American women standing on a stream bank collect water. They use travois' attached to dogs to transport the full pots to their village in the distance.
    • Indians of North America--1860-1870.; Water carriers--1860-1870.
    • 1870?
    • Lower Falls of the Yellowstone

    • View of the Lower Falls on the Yellowstone River, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. Shows a deep gorge, a pool of water at the base of the falls, rock formations, talus and trees.
    • Lower Falls of the Yellowstone River--1870-1880.; Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Canyons--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Waterfalls--Yellowstone National...
    • 1871
    • [Receipt]

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    • Denver (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Water supply--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Denver Artesian Company.; Denver (Colo.) 1871.
    • 1871
    • Lower Falls of the Yellowstone

    • A view of the lower falls of the Yellowstone River in Yellowstone National Park shows the cascades in the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Sheer cliffs and stands of pine trees surround the cascades.
    • Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Lower Falls of the Yellowstone River--1870-1880.; Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Yellowstone River--1870-1880.; Canyons--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Expeditions &...
    • 1871
    • Hot Springs on Gardiners River, the Great Spring

    • View of Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. A pool of water lies in a terraced basin of mineral deposits. Trees and the Yellowstone Mountains (Absaroka Range) are in the distance.
    • Mammoth Hot Springs (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Springs--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.)
    • 1871
    • Sand sculpture

    • View of a limestone rock eroded by sand from the Colorado River in probably Arizona. A hat is displayed on the rock to show scale. Sand and rocks are in the river bed.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Erosion--Arizona--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--1870-1880.; Rocks--Arizona--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1872
    • Zuni Indian girl, with water olla

    • A young Native American (Zuni) woman, in a headband, manta, wrapped moccasins and with an olla (an earthenware jug) on her head, poses probably at Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico. Shows an adobe building nearby.
    • Indians of North America--New Mexico--Zuni--1870-1880.; Pueblo Indians--Arts & crafts--New Mexico--Zuni--1870-1880.; Zuni Indians--Women--New Mexico--Zuni--1870-1880.; Zuni pottery--New Mexico--Zuni--1870-1880.; Zuni (N.M.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions...
    • 1873
    • Aboriginal life among the Navajo Indians Cańon de Chelle, New Mexico [i. e. Arizona]

    • A Native American (Navajo) man and woman sit near a loom and an earthen hogan near Canyon de Chelly, Arizona. A bundle of corn cobs hangs from a nearby tree.
    • Indians of North America--Arizona--1870-1880.; Navajo Indians--Arizona--1870-1880.; Navajo women weavers--Arizona--1870-1880.; Chelly, Canyon de (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Looms--Arizona--1870-1880.; Weaving--Arizona--1870-1880.
    • 1873
    • The waterworks

    • View of the Denver Waterworks building located at 15th (Fifteenth) and Bassett Streets in the Union Station Neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The building, built by the Denver City Water Company, is a one story brick structure with arched windows....
    • Denver (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Union Station (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1870-1880.; Pumping stations--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Waterworks--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.
    • 1874
    • The arrow maker and his daughter.

    • Native American (Paiute) man and girl pose in front of a wickiup on the Kaibab Plateau in northern Arizona. Both wear fringed buckskin clothing, the man wears moccasins. He holds an arrow making tool, on the ground beside him is a white rabbit pelt...
    • Arrow making--Arizona--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Arizona--1870-1880.; Southern Paiute Indians--Arizona--1870-1880.; Kaibab Plateau (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Aged persons--Arizona--1870-1880.; Girls--Arizona--1870-1880.;...
    • 1874
    • The water carriers

    • Two young Native American (Paiute) women and a girl on the Kaibab Plateau, northern Arizona; the women carry basket water vessels on their backs by a strap that is attached to the handles and placed on their heads. They wear belted, fringed...
    • Indians of North America--Arizona--1870-1880.; Southern Paiute Indians--Women--Arizona--1870-1880.; Kaibab Plateau (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Girls--Arizona--1870-1880.; Water carriers--Arizona--1870-1880.; Women--Arizona--1870-1880.
    • 1874
    • Expedition of 1874 photo by: T. H. O'Sullivan, photo.

    • A man sits at water's edge probably in the San Juan River in Pagosa Springs, Colorado, in Archuleta County. He is possibly investigating the mineralization on plants and rocks from the warm water.
    • Pagosa Springs (Colo.)--1970-1980.; San Juan River (Colo.-Utah); Gold mining--Colorado--Pagosa Springs--1970-1980.; Rivers--Colorado--Pagosa Springs--1970-1980.
    • 1874
    • Adobe old flour mill, old Albuquerque, New Mexico

    • View of a steam-powered flour mill, near probably Old Town, in Albuquerque (Bernalillo County), New Mexico. The adobe and wood building has a smokestack, a wooden hopper on an outside wall, doors, and a balcony. A sign on the building reads:...
    • Albuquerque (N.M.)--1870-1880.; Adobe buildings--New Mexico--Albuquerque--1870-1880.; Flour & meal industry--New Mexico--Albuquerque--1870-1880.; Mills--New Mexico--Albuquerque--1870-1880.
    • 1875?
    • Colorado mining

    • View of two arrastras, large horizontal wheels, powered by water brought in by flumes, somewhere in early mining camp in Colorado. The wheels were possibly used for crushing ore or as a sluice box.
    • Mining--Colorado--1870-1880.
    • 1876
    • Steven's Hydraulic Mines, near Oro City

    • Miners stand near Steven's Hydraulic Mine near Oro City (Leadville), Lake County, Colorado. The men use a hydraulic nozzle or monitor to spray water into the mine pit.
    • Oro City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Oro City--1870-1880.; Miners--Colorado--Oro City--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Oro City--1870-1880.
    • 1877
    • A perilous trip, shooting a flume in the Sierra Nevada

    • Two men in small boat slide down a narrow, wooden flume filled with water in the Sierra Nevada Range in Nevada or California. Shows the flume on a tree-covered mountain, rock formations and summits in the distance.
    • Aquatic sports--1870-1880.; Boats--1870-1880.; Flumes--1870-1880.
    • 1877 June 2
    • Main Street between 3rd and 4th, showing oxen teams and covered wagons

    • Covered wagons and teams of oxen crowd Main Street in Canon City, Colorado. Men in vests pose on the dirt; two-story brick and stone commercial buildings have chimneys and arched windows. The 1872 Clelland block has an open porch and a bracketed...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Covered wagons--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.; Ox teams--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.; Streets--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.
    • 1878
    • Flood in Cherry Creek May 22nd 1878 from Blake St. looking up

    • View of Denver, Colorado during a Cherry Creek flood; shows frame buildings and people.
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Denver (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Streams--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.
    • 1878 May 22
    • Flood in Cherry Creek May 22nd 1878 from Blake St. looking up

    • View of Denver, Colorado during a Cherry Creek flood; shows frame buildings, retaining walls, and people. A sign reads: "Brown's Star Bakery."
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Denver (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Streams--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.
    • 1878 May 22
    • Flood in Cherry Creek May 22nd 1878 from Holliday St. looking up

    • View of Denver, Colorado during a Cherry Creek flood; shows frame buildings, retaining walls, and people.
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Denver (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Streams--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.
    • 1878 May 22
    • Flood in Cherry Creek May 22nd 1878 from Lawrence St. looking down

    • View of Denver, Colorado during a Cherry Creek flood; shows frame buildings, retaining walls, bridge ruins, and people. Signs read: "Brown's Star Bakery" and "Leather Shoes Wool Pelts, Robes & Tallow."
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Denver (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Bridges--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Retaining...
    • 1878 May 22
    • Flood in Cherry Creek May 22nd 1878 from Larimer St. looking down

    • View of Denver, Colorado during a Cherry Creek flood; shows brick storefronts, bridge fragments, and the confluence of Cherry Creek and the South Platte River.
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Denver (Colo.)--1870-1880.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1870-1880.; Bridges--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.;...
    • 1878 May 22
    • Larimer Street

    • View of Cherry Creek flood damage in the Auraria Neighborhood of Denver; shows Larimer Street, a cupola, a destroyed bridge, horse car tracks, and people. Signs read: "West Lindell," "Colorado State Lottery," "Brown's Star Bakery," "Denver Marble...
    • Auraria (Denver, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Denver (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Bridges--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1870-1880.;...
    • 1878 May 22

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