Cripple Creek, Colorado

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Cripple Creek 1891

Bird's eye view of early sparse settlement of Fremont, Colorado in 1891; consolidated and renamed Cripple Creek in 1892.

Early Cripple Creek Restaurant Operating Out of Tent

Cripple Creek Colorado 1897

Cripple Creek, Colorado September 15 1897. Looking northwest from the Anchoria-Leland Mine on Gold Hill.

Early view of Fremont - soon to become Cripple Creek, Colorado

Cripple Creek Fire 1896

View of Bennett Avenue from Second (2nd) Street during April 29th, 1896 fire, Cripple Creek, Colorado

Dobson's Hotel - Cripple Creek, Colorado 1892

J.L. Niebergall, Headquarters for Gents Furnishings Boots & Shoes. Cripple Creek, Colorado 1890s

Cabin of S. J. Roberts, Cripple Creek Colorado 1893

PURCHASE DIGITAL FILE

Depicted is the "Cabin of S.J. Roberts" at Cripple Creek, Colorado in 1893. One miner poses with tools while the other two play musical instruments. Note the illustration of a small bird on the stump, which was apparently drawn on the photo by the photographer.

The gold rush at Cripple Creek had just started a year before this photo was taken, and was one of the West's most significant historical events.

This photo has appeared in the following articles:

Home Sweet Home: Miner’s Cabins of the Frontier West

Cripple Creek, Colorado

View of Bennett Ave - Cripple Creek on Labor Day 1901

Cripple Creek Fire Department and City Hall building

Cabin and second hand store at Cripple Creek ca. 1892

Tent buidlings in early day Cripple Creek

View of Cripple Creek ca. 1902

Enterprise Mine and National Hotel - Cripple Creek, Colorado ca. 1903

Aftermath of the 1896 Cripple Creek fire

Cripple Creek, Colorado 1897

Bennett Ave Cripple Creek

Departure of stage in Cripple Creek

Stagecoach in Cripple Creek, Colorado ca 1895

Independence Day celebration at Cripple Creek, Colorado 1893 (colorized)

Old Man Topping and the first log cabin in Cripple Creek ca. 1891

Cripple Creek Stage 1895

Cripple Creek Crusher newspaper ca. 1892

Lauman and Bonewell merchants - Cripple Creek, Colorado 1892

Myers Avenue - Cripple Creek, Colorado 1892

Funeral procession on Bennett Avenue - Cripple Creek 1904

Bennett Avenue from Colorado Midland Terminal. Hearses carry victims of Independence Depot bombing.

Catholic Church at Cripple Creek, Colorado ca. 1890s

Cripple Creek detailed in 1895 map

Stagecoaches on the Road to Cripple Creek

Aftermath of the April 1896 Cripple Creek fire

View of Cripple Creek after the April 25, 1896 fire

View from junction of Myers and "A" Streets during the April 29th, 1896 Cripple Creek fire

Becker and Nolon block - Cripple Creek, Colorado

Myers Avenue - Cripple Creek, Colorado ca. 1895

Cabin of S. J. Roberts, Cripple-Creek Colorado 1893 (colorized)

PURCHASE DIGITAL FILE

This iconic western mining scene has been repaired and colorized by Western Mining History. Depicted is the "Cabin of S.J. Roberts" at Cripple Creek, Colorado in 1893. One miner poses with tools while the other two play musical instruments. Note the illustration of a small bird on the stump, which was apparently drawn on the photo by the photographer.

The gold rush at Cripple Creek had just started a year before this photo was taken, and was one of the West's most significant historical events.

This photo has appeared in the following article:

Best Historical Photos: Colorized Mining Scenes

1895 Illustrated Map of the Cripple Creek District

A Coasting Party on the Cripple Creek Short Line

Cripple Creek fraternal order of the Woodmen of the World (WOW)

Cripple Creek High School ca. 1890s

Crapper Jack's Saloon - Cripple Creek, Colorado

Brothels on Myers Avenue - Cripple Creek, Colorado

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