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    • The Boys that made us comfortable, All Hail

    • Men, workers for the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian, pose in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. They wear beards, suits and bow ties, overcoats, and hats or caps with narrow brims. Shows canvas tents and a stove pipe in the...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Employees--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Laborers--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • Gro'p of distin. guests of U.P.R.R. at 100h mer. (2)

    • Men and women, members of the Union Pacific railroad excursion to the 100th meridian, pose beside Union Pacific Railroad engine "Idaho" and passenger cars in Dawson County, Nebraska. They stand beside a painted sign with lettering that reads:...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Dawson County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Arches--Nebraska--Dawson County--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Dawson County--1860-1870.; Railroads--Nebraska--Dawson County--1860-1870.;...
    • 1866 October
    • Burnetizing works of the U.P.R.R. at Omaha (2)

    • Workers are beside flat cars stacked with railroad ties at the Union Pacific Railroad Burnetizing works in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows wooden buildings, tunnels and men in a rail yard where wooden ties are treated in zinc chloride to...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Facilities--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad employees--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroad facilities--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroad switching--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroad...
    • 1866 October
    • 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
    • Laying the rails of U.P.R.R. - two miles a-day

    • Construction workers lay rail over railroad ties on the Union Pacific Railroad in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. Shows a supply wagon, men in work clothes and felt hats, and members of the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian, in...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad construction workers--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad construction--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Lincoln...
    • 1866 October
    • Bridge across North Platte at Fort Steele

    • Men, probably construction workers, stand on a wooden Union Pacific Railroad bridge over the North Platte River at Fort Fred Steele (Carbon County), Wyoming. Men, horses and wagons, and probably an adobe building are in the valley.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Facilities--1860-1870.; Fort Fred Steele (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; North Platte River--1860-1870.; Bridge construction--Wyoming--Fort Fred Steele--1860-1870.; Railroad bridges--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
    • The completion of the Pacific Rail Road the ceremony at Promontory Point [sic], Utah

    • Men pose at a ceremony to commemorate the completion of the trans-continental railroad at Promontory Summit (Box Elder County), Utah. Workers stand with dignitaries from the Union Pacific Railroad and the Central Pacific Railroad. Men shake hands,...
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--Rites & ceremonies--1860-1870.; Union Pacific Railroad Company--Rites & ceremonies--1860-1870.; Box Elder County (Utah)--1860-1870.; Promontory Summit (Utah)--1860-1870.; Dedications--Utah--Promontory...
    • 1869 June 10
    • Burning Rock cut, Green River Valley

    • Two men stand on the edge of the Burning Rock Cut, a Union Pacific railroad cut, under construction in the Green River Valley Area of Utah. A mule drawn wagon and construction workers are on the far side of the cut. Buttes and a desolate landscape...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1870-1880.; Emery County (Utah)--1870-1880.; Green River Valley (Utah)--1870-1880.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Utah--Emery County--1870-1880.; Railroad cuts--Utah--Emery County--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • Old method of crushing ore

    • Five Native Americans crush and carry ore as an armed cowboy stands by and smokes a cigarette; the people that crush ore use only small hammers, those that carry the ore have full baskets. A cannon is pointed at the workers from across an enclosed...
    • Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Mining--1870-1880.
    • 1878?
    • Grand Canyon of the Arkansas River

    • A work party and well dressed men stand next to Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad tracks in the Royal Gorge beside the Arkansas River in Fremont County, Colorado.
    • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company--1870-1880.; Arkansas River--1870-1880.; Fremont County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Royal Gorge (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Colorado--Fremont County--1870-1880.; Railroad construction &...
    • 1879?
    • Durango, Colo.

    • View looking down on Durango, Colorado, in La Plata County; shows spectators on boardwalk watching workers dig into the ground to install a cistern, wagons and other machinery around hole, and commercial storefronts along Main Street.
    • Durango (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cisterns--Colorado--Durango--1880-1890.
    • 1881
    • South wing of the college when near completion

    • Workers stand on the roof and in the doorway of the newly completed College of the Southwest in Del Norte, Colorado, in Rio Grande County. The building is a three story, masonry building with gables, a hipped roof, a square bay window, and arched,...
    • Del Norte (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Universities & colleges--Colorado--Del Norte--1880-1890.
    • 1882
    • The Earnest Presbyterian: Vol. I No. 1

    • Newspaper produced by the Seventeenth Street Presbyterian Church, known today as Central Presbyterian, located in Denver, Colorado.
    • Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver--History.; Central Presbyterian Church (Denver, Colo.); Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1882 January
    • This is the beginning of the grading for the tram track

    • Bradford Locke's work crew, Gilpin Tramway railroad construction workers, pose with their tools on a hillside by boulders and rock formations in Chase Gulch, in Gilpin County, Colorado.
    • Gilpin Tramway Company--1880-1890.; Chase Gulch (Gilpin County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Gilpin County--1880-1890.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Colorado--Gilpin...
    • 1887
    • Surfacing gang, Helena & Northern R.R.

    • Construction workers hold shovels and spades and stand beside railroad ties near a trestle on Northern Pacific Railroad (Helena and Northern Railroad Company) tracks in Montana. A railroad train is in the distance. Shows talus and tree stumps.
    • Helena and Northern Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Northern Pacific Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Montana--1880-1890.; Railroad construction workers--Montana--1880-1890.; Railroads--Montana--1880-1890.
    • 1887 Fall
    • Bridge on Helena & Northern approaching Marysville

    • Construction workers in sack suits and overcoats, hold shovels and pose on a Helena and Northern Railroad (a Northern Pacific short line) trestle under construction in Marysville (Lewis and Clark County), Montana. The high, wooden trestle is over a...
    • Helena and Northern Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Northern Pacific Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Marysville (Mont.)--1880-1890.; Bridge construction--Montana--Marysville--1880-1890.; Mine buildings--Montana--Marysville--1880-1890.; Railroad...
    • 1887 October
    • Workmen who built home sitting on porch

    • Workmen pose at Wolhurst, in Littleton, Colorado. They wear aprons, straw and bowler hats, bib overalls, and suspenders. The third man from the right (front row) is identified as Eustis Morton Jones. The two- story house has slab siding, a shed...
    • Wolcott, Edward Olive, 1848-1905--Homes & haunts.; Littleton (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Construction workers--Colorado--Littleton--1890-1900.; Estates--Colorado--Littleton--1890-1900.; Jones, Eustis Morton.
    • 1890
    • Report of Henry A. Buchtel Pastor Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church Denver, Colorado

    • This is a report submitted to the Quarterly Conference at the close of Henry A. Buchtel's term as pastor of Trinity United Methodist Church. During his tenor the church raised money to build a new building at 1820 Broadway in Denver, Colo. The...
    • Buchtel, Henry Augustus, 1847-1924.; Trinity United Methodist Church (Denver, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; North Capitol Hill (Denver, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Methodist churches--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.
    • 1891 March 30
    • Leadville Ice Palace in Construction

    • Reproduction shows the Leadville, Lake County, Colorado, Ice Palace under construction. Men work among blocks of ice; wooden poles rise in the background.
    • Leadville Crystal Carnival Association--1890-1900.; Leadville (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Construction workers--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Construction--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Ice sculpture--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.
    • 1896
    • Gilpin County tramway wreck, Central City

    • A view of an accident on the Gilpin Tramway line in Prosser Gulch in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. Spectators stand on an embankment and view the wreck. Workers help move locomotive number 3 as it is is pulled along the track by a rope...
    • Gilpin Tramway Company--1880-1890.; Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Prosser Gulch (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Railroad accidents--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Railroad...
    • 1897 Dec. 30
    • Exchange construction progress

    • Laborers work at the construction site of the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company exchange building in Colorado Springs (El Paso County), Colorado. Shows wood framing and partial brick walls.
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company--Buildings--1890-1900.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Building construction--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Construction workers--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Telephone...
    • 1897 December
    • Mr. Brooking's view of Lake Minnequa Club House 1898

    • The Minnequa Club in Pueblo, Colorado, a retreat for workers of the Colorado Steel and Iron Company, is a two-story residential structure with balconies, porches and bay windows. Vines climb near the stairways, and chimneys rise from the...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Dwellings--Colorado--Pueblo--1890-1900.
    • 1898
    • 14th Street Viaduct Construction - Denver, Colorado

    • A construction crew works on the 14th (Fourteenth) Street viaduct in Denver, Colorado. Shows the beginning trestle work on the bridge over the South Platte River and buildings in the background. The viaduct began at 14th and Wazee and ended at 14th...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1890-1900.; Bridge construction--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Bridges--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Construction workers--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.;...
    • 1898 December 5
    • 14th Street Viaduct, Denver, Colorado

    • Men pose on the unfinished iron skeleton of the 14th (Fourteenth) Street Viaduct over the South Platte River in Denver (Denver County) Colorado. Shows pulleys, cranes, wood supports, and rail track to move materials.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1890-1900.; Bridge construction--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Bridges--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Construction workers--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.;...
    • 1898 December 5
    • 14th Street Viaduct Construction

    • A man stands in a ditch with a wagon and workhorse. The Denver City Hall on 14th (Fourteenth) Street, a rock retaining wall and a metal railroad bridge over Cherry Creek are visible in the background.
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Bridge construction--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Bridges--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; City & town...
    • 1898 December 5th
    • 14th Street Viaduct Construction

    • Shows a construction crew working on the 14th (Fourteenth) Street Viaduct in Denver, Colorado. Cranes, pulleys, machinery, building materials and work horses are visible. Three men in suits and hats are in the foreground, possibly supervisors or...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Bridge construction--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Bridges--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Construction workers--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.;...
    • 1898 September 20
    • 14th Street Viaduct Construction

    • Shows a construction crew working on the 14th (Fourteenth) Street Viaduct in Denver, Colorado. The men use cranes, pulleys, saws and other materials. The sign on the building in the background reads: "? T Walkers Western Foundry". Two men in the...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Bridge construction--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Bridges--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Construction workers--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Retaining...
    • 1898 September 20
    • 14th Street Viaduct Construction

    • A construction crew works on the 14th (Fourteenth) Street viaduct in Denver, Colorado. Shows cranes, pulley, wheelbarrows, work horses and other machinery. Two men use survey equipment, three other men wearing suits and hats observe the...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Bridge construction--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Bridges--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Construction workers--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.;...
    • 1898 September 20th
    • 14th Street Viaduct Construction

    • Workmen construct the 14th (Fourteenth) Street Viaduct in Denver, Colorado. Shows Cherry Creek, pulleys, cranes and a small portable coal engine with wheels. The Denver City Hall, the Denver Wire and Ironworks Co., Congregation of Shomro Amunoh,...
    • Congregation Shomro Amunoh (Denver, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1890-1900.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.;...
    • 1898 September 3

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