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    • Power electrical stringing wires on old Alameda Street [sic]

    • Workmen install electrical wires on utility poles for street lights on Alameda Avenue near a bridge over Archer Canal in Denver, Colorado. The Alameda Avenue bridge over the South Platte River is nearby.
    • Lillybridge, Charles S., 1849-1935.
    • [either 1909 or 1910]
    • Chair Mtn., Crystal River

    • Distant view of Chair Mountain (elevation 12,721 feet); Crystal River and Crystal River and San Juan Railway standard gauge track are in foreground near Marble, Colorado; also shows distant railroad bridge, canyon, and telegraph poles and wires.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1906 and 1920]
    • The Western Seed Co.

    • View of The Western Seed Company at 1421 15th (Fifteenth) Street in Denver, Colorado; shows storefronts, an office building, utility wires, a car, and signs: "The Western Seed Co. Garden Field and Flower Seeds."
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    • [between 1915 and 1925?]
    • Big snow of December 1913

    • View of deep snow from Cheyenne Street towards Pioneer Monument and the State Capitol Building, Denver, Colorado. A workman repairs wires on a power and streetlight pole. The Scholtz Drug Company is on the corner; trolley cars and the United...
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • December 1913
    • Forbes, Colorado probably strikebreakers

    • In Forbes, Las Animas County, Colorado, four coal miners pose on railroad tracks carrying picks and shovels. Telegraph wires are on the snowy railroad embankments.
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    • Starting to fold 3 50 ft. middle pieces together

    • Work crew packs up the middle pieces of a tent from the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Vertical wooden poles and guy wires are seen near the operation and a striped tent is in the distance.
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    • Perigo Mill in Gilpin County

    • Large piles of wood are stacked at the side of the Perigo Mill in Gilpin County, Colorado. The mill has several levels, and two large smokestacks supported by wires protrude from the roof. Several smaller smokestacks also protrude from the roof. A...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [between 1898 and 1910?]
    • Monkeys City Zoo

    • Monkeys cling to cage wires at the City Park Zoo in Denver, Colorado.
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    • [between 1900 and 1930?]
    • Cliff House in fog

    • Exterior view of the Cliff House Hotel in Manitou Springs, Colorado, looking northeast. This three story frame structure with hipped gable roof and wrap around porch and balcony was the premier hotel in the west, featuring 110 rooms, hot and cold...
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    • September 1887
    • Cliff House

    • View in Manitou Springs, Colorado, looking north, probably from the Barker House. In the foreground is the Manitou Springs Pavilion, a cross gabled frame structure with a cupola, a rusticated knee-high stone foundation and fancy woodwork in the...
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    • [between 1887 and 1890?]
    • Well outfit

    • View of a wellhead at the Holly Sugar Company in Swink (Otero County), Colorado. Shows: engine, crane, support wires, and small buildings.
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • 1906 February 17
    • Cliff House-Manitou

    • View of the Cliff House and Soda Spring Pavilion in Manitou Springs, Colorado. The Pavilion is a cross gabled structure with ridgecresting, a cupola, and lattice work in the form of sunbursts in the gables of the open east end. It has a knee-high...
    • Hook, W. E. (William Edward), 1833-1908.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Bundesturnfest

    • The Central Savings Bank, 15th (Fifteenth) and Arapahoe Streets, is decorated with American and German flags and bunting for the 31st Bundesturnfest in Denver, Colorado. A string of stars with a cross centerpiece hangs above the trolley wires.
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    • [June 1913]
    • Cliff House

    • View in Manitou Springs, Colorado, looking north, probably from the Barker House. Central in the image is the Cliff House Hotel; its north wing is a three story frame structure with a hipped gable roof, a widow's walk, canvas awnings on the windows...
    • Heistand, J. G.
    • [between 1895 and 1900?]
    • Hotel Navajo

    • Exterior view of the Hotel Navajo, in Manitou Springs, Colorado. This four story hip-gabled roof structure with dormers, wrap around open air porch, and faceted corner tower with bell roof was originally known as the Barker House, and was purchased...
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    • [between 1904 and 1910?]
    • Blackhawk trestle, church and school in background

    • View of two men sitting on the train trestle over Gregory Street in Black Hawk, Colorado. Near man has legs crossed, hands together, mustache and beard, black hat. Other man is rounder in stature, one leg up, hands together, white shirt, tie, black...
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    • [between 1898 and 1910]
    • Over the plains to Colorado

    • View of railroad tracks and telegraph wires near a train depot. Shows cactus, a bleached buffalo skull and bones on the treeless plain. A cowboy on horseback drives cattle beside railroad tracks near the Arkansas River, in Colorado.
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    • Creede, early days

    • The tracks of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad wind through a narrow, steep, rocky canyon. Buildings in the town include one and two-story, wood-frame structures. Telegraph wires are strung along the base of the mountain.
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    • [between 1890 and 1899]
    • Street scene, Moffat Colo.

    • View of a dirt street and buildings in Moffat (Saguache County), Colorado. Shows probably construction workers at probably the Moffat Hotel, a two-story brick building with quoins and a hipped roof. Ladders are against windows. Frame houses,...
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    • 1906?
    • Creede, upper

    • Steep, rocky canyons surround the town of Creede, Colorado (Mineral County). Buildings along the unpaved street include one and two- story wood, frame residences, and commercial buildings, as well as a church. Electrical posts and wires extend...
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    • [1940?]
    • Saguache Range [sic] from Mrs. J.L. Singleton's house

    • View of the Sawatch Range northwest from Mrs. J.L. Singleton's house in Leadville, Colorado; shows a picket fence, boardwalk, street, telephone pole and wires, and wood buildings.
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    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School electronics class

    • Photograph of three unidentified students during and electronics class at the Emily Griffith Opportunity School in Denver, Colorado. Two students work with a box full of wires while the instructor watches.
    • Source unknown.
    • circa 1950
    • Denver parade

    • Men ride in an early automobile near a marching band in a parade on 17th (Seventeenth) Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. Spectators line the street. U. S. flags hang from wires that span the street.
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    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Old Mormon Theatre

    • View of the Salt Lake Theatre on the corner of First South and State Streets in Salt Lake City (Salt Lake County), Utah. Shows an Italianate style building with decorative brackets and Doric columns. Telegraph poles and wires span the street;...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1882 and 1890?]
    • Manitou Avenue, 700 Block

    • Exterior view of the 700 block of Manitou Avenue, in Manitou Springs, Colorado, looking northeast. In the left, a two-story brick building with stone quoins, pedimented windows, and a bracketed cornice has a striped, scalloped awning and a sign:...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • [between 1980 and 1985?]
    • Road and trails

    • View along a narrow section of Ouray to Silverton Toll Road built by Otto Mears in 1883, San Juans of the Colorado Rockies, high above of Mineral Creek. Later the road became the Million Dollar Highway (U.S. 550). Telegraph wires are strung along...
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1910 and 1920]
    • First switchboard in Idaho Springs, Anna McKinley

    • A woman telephone operator is sitting at the first switchboard in Idaho Springs, Colorado. The headset she is wearing has a transmitter at mouth level, and wires connected to the board. Her surroundings include: an enclosing wooden railing with a...
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    • 1898
    • Eagle Gate, Salt Lake City

    • Telegraph posts and wires stand in front of the Eagle Gate in Salt Lake City (Salt Lake County), Utah. Four stone pillars with four arches support a center structure capped by an eagle that grasps a beehive. Shows the porch, balcony, and widow's...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1882 and 1890?]
    • Road and trails

    • A man in a surrey makes his way along a narrow road cut into a rocky face high above Mineral Creek, Colorado. Telegraph wires are strung along the route.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1910 and 1920]
    • Treasury Tunnel Mine bunk house

    • View of cars parked in front of a three-story bunk house at the Treasury Tunnel gold Mine in Ouray County, Colorado. A sign on the tar paper sided building reads: "Bunk House." Shows utility wires over the building and snow on the San Juan...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [1943?]
    • Murray Building, Akron, Colo.

    • The front facade of the Murray Building in Washington County, Akron, Colorado, is a two-story brick commercial building built in 1887 from brick manufactured locally either in 1887 or 1903. The building features a decorative corbeling and an ornate...
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    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Denver parade

    • Members of a marching band participate in a parade on 17th (Seventeenth) Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. Spectators line the street. U. S. flags hang from wires that span the street. Signs on buildings read: "Dr. McLaughlin's Electric Belts,"...
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    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Aroya, Colorado

    • View of a dilapidated composite of structures in Aroya (also spelled Arroyo) Cheyenne County, Colorado; features a one-story small side gable building covered with a hipped roof canopy supported by a Y-shape post; lighthouse-like tower structure...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 1988
    • Municipal organ wiring

    • Interior view of the pipe organ console at the Denver Municipal Auditorium in Denver, Colorado; shows wires, armatures, and a pump or motor.
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    • [1918?]
    • Construction work interior stack room

    • Interior view of the partially constructed Denver Public Library at Colfax Avenue and Bannock Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Metal beams, a ladder, and guy wires are in the building.
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    • Primrose coal "trip on the fly."

    • A miner stands behind a row of coal cars from the Primrose Mine in the town of Primrose (Huerfano County), Colorado. Electric wires are strung on posts near the tracks. Shows mine buildings with smokestacks in the distance and a house with a hipped...
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    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Ferrocarril Mexicano

    • Ferrocarriles Nacionales de México electric locomotives, tank cars and box cars wait in a railroad yard in Mexico. Lettering on the locomotives reads: "1002," "N de M," and "1006." Grain silos and a building are in the distance; electric railroad...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1960 January 4
    • Masonic Temple

    • Rooftop view of the Masonic Temple at 16th (Sixteenth) and Welton Streets in downtown Denver, Colorado. The five-story rusticated stone building has arched windows, and decorative trim. Horse-drawn buggies and pedestrians are on the street. Signs...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Lake County Public Library in Leadville, Colorado

    • This view of the exterior of the Lake County Public Library, in Leadville, Colorado is from the intersection of East Twelfth and Harrison Avenues in Leadville, Colorado. The modern structure has a stone foundation, vertical wood siding and an...
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    • 1978

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