Bird's eye view of Victor, Colorado, during devastating fire on August 21, 1899, taken from vantage point on hillside where many people fled with household goods & personal belongings for safety. Shows horse- drawn wagons & carriages filled with furniture, personal articles & belongings retreating from town; wooden frame houses on fire; and smoke billowing from commercial buildings.
View of group of men, women & children posed in front of ashes & debris of R. H. Atchison's residence, Victor, Colorado, one day after devastating fire of August 21, 1899. The fire is reported to have destroyed 14 blocks in four hours; a single portion of brick wall & smoke from smoldering remains are in backgroun. Shows mines & mine dumps, distant background hillsides, and people examining remains of fire debris at center right.
Flames engulf the top floor of Guggenheim Hall on the campus of Colorado State Teachers College (now the University of Northern Colorado and formerly the State Normal School, Colorado Teachers College, and Colorado State College) in Greeley, Colorado, in Weld County. The fire has burned off the roof covering the front portico and has consumed most of the hipped roof of the building.
View of the aftermath of a fire in the town of Antonito (Conejos County), Colorado. Shows smoking adobe buildings destroyed by the fire. Hispanic American men, probably firefighters, stand near a wagon loaded with three large barrels filled with water to fight the fire. Others stand near a long table in the middle of the street. Shows a dismantled wagon, boards and debris. A ladder is up against an adobe building with a wooden false front, a sign reads: "Drug Store."
Firefighters on ladders fight a fire in the partially constructed Amoco Building at 17th Street and Broadway in downtown Denver, Colorado. Fire trucks, police cars, and a tractor-trailer are nearby.
View of two images: top image includes second fire on April 29, 1896, as it streaks across town and an explosion occurs from dynamite stored at El Paso Livery and Stable; lower image includes aftermath from second fire, debris and rubble and background view of partially destroyed Tutt & Penrose two-story commerical building with flat roof.
View of destruction caused by a fire in downtown Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado. Shows rubble, twisted sheet metal, brick foundations, residents, a horse-drawn fire wagon and smoldering ash.
Spectators watch as fire fighters put out a hot spot in the burned remains of what was the Antlers Hotel in Colorado Springs (El Paso county), Colorado. The hotel was destroyed by fire on October 1, 1898.
View of a fire at the Union Refining Company in Denver, Colorado. A man lifts a hose; smoke comes from tanks and barrels.