Recent Submissions

  • Pueblo's Flood in Pictures 

    Contributor:Parker, Willis H.
    Date:192-?
    A brief history of the events of the 1921 Pueblo flood, including numerous pictures.
  • [Store fronts along Union Avenue damaged by the flood] 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1921
    Receeding flood waters and debris along Union Avenue. Damaged automobiles parked in front of store fronts.
  • ['Air' tower amid the flood debris] 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1921
    Structure marked 'air' amid the flood debris. The Riverside Social Club is in the background.
  • Union Ave., Pueblo, Colo. After flood 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1921-06-03
    Flood debris covering Union Avenue. Several men working to clear the street. The Pueblo City Hall is visible in the background.
  • Salvage from Crews-Beggs store after flood 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1921-06-03
    Unidentified merchandise stacked on damaged tables outside the Crews-Beggs department store in downtown Pueblo. People are visible in the street in the background.
  • Block gone So. Union Ave. Power House in Background 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1921
    Completed destroyed block on Union Avenue. All of the structures are gone with just debris remaining. The power house is visible in the background.
  • Union Depot, Flood 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1921-06-03
    Water and damaged train cars around the Union Depot in downtown Pueblo.
  • [Utility pole leaning in the middle of the street] 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1921
    Utility pole leaning in the middle of the street. Debris covers all sides of the street. A shallow pool of water covers much of the road. A locomotive engine is at the end of the street covered in debris. The Vail Hotel ...
  • Fire and debris on Union ave, Pueblo, Colo. 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1921-06-03
    Group of men clearing debris and battling fires on Union Avenue in downtown Pueblo. Several of the men are standing in a line on a large pile debris.
  • [Receding water in front of the F. J. Bruch Manufacturing Company and the Frank Bacino Fancy Groceries buildings] 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1921
    Debris revealed underneath the receding waters in front of the F. J. Bruch Manufacturing Company and the Frank Bacino Fancy Groceries buildings. The Bacino building has a damaged Quaker Oats advertisement painted on the ...
  • Mo. Pacific 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1921
    Destroyed rail cars and steam engine next to twisted rail. The cars are in a jumbled mess, with some completely overturned. The cars are covered in debris from the flood. The Missouri Pacific bridge is visible behind ...
  • Sceane [i.e. Scene] front of Union Depot Juen [i.e. June] 3, 1921. Pueblo, Colo. 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1921-06-03
    St. Louis Refrigerator car crashed into a storefront across from the Union Depot in downtown Pueblo. Wooden poles and railway ties are jammed against the door of the car.
  • White & Davis Clothing Store. 3rd & Main St (NW Corner) 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1921
    Interior view of extensive flood damage at the White and Davis Clothing store in downtown Pueblo. A variety of debris covers the floor, including the twisted remains of display cabinets, shelving and other heavily damaged ...
  • [Collapsed storefront at Pryor's Furniture, downtown Pueblo] 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1921
    Blurred activity in front of the Pryor's Furniture store in downtown Pueblo. The building was heavily damaged by a floating freight car, which caused a large portion of the building to collapse. The three interior floors ...