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    • U.S. Gold placer no. 6, San Miguel River : building flume

    • Men work on a flume for a U.S. Gold Placers mining operation beside the San Miguel River in Montrose or San Miguel County, Colorado. The workmen pose near a wooden flume that is under construction. Shows piles of lumber.
    • San Miguel River (Colo.-Utah)--1880-1890.; Construction.; Flumes.; Gold mining.; Hydraulic mining.; Laborers.; Rivers.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • A perilous trip, shooting a flume in the Sierra Nevada

    • Two men in small boat slide down a narrow, wooden flume filled with water in the Sierra Nevada Range in Nevada or California. Shows the flume on a tree-covered mountain, rock formations and summits in the distance.
    • Aquatic sports--1870-1880.; Boats--1870-1880.; Flumes--1870-1880.
    • 1877 June 2
    • Flume construction

    • View of a flume under construction probably near Georgetown in Clear Creek County, Colorado. Shows a wooden structure constructed in a trench with an open top built to supply water to an ore mill. A shovel and a pick are near the flume.
    • Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Flumes.; Mining.; Ore industry.
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    • Placer mining. Tail flume - Columbia Gulch, Tuolumne County

    • View of a wooden flume and hydraulic gold mine structure, in Columbia, Tuolumne County, California.
    • Columbia (Calif.)--1860-1880.; Flumes--California--Columbia--1860-1880.; Hydraulic mining--California--Columbia--1860-1880.; Mining--California--Columbia--1860-1880.
    • [between 1865 and 1880?]
    • Flume near Flora Vista, N. M.

    • A car drives on a dirt road near a wooden water-filled flume supported by a wooden trestle near Flora Vista, New Mexico. The flume spans the bed of a wash. Trees and rocks line the sides of the wash.
    • Flora Vista (N.M.)--1890-1920.; Arroyos--New Mexico--Flora Vista--1890-1920.; Flumes--New Mexico--Flora Vista--1890-1920.
    • [between 1908 and 1915]
    • Stull loading, Gallatin Co., Montana

    • Men stand and pose on a timber flume and a raised platform (stull) in Gallatin County, Montana. The men wear overalls or trousers with suspenders and hats, and they stand beside stacks of timber on railroad cars. Water falls below a flume probably...
    • Gallatin County (Mont.)--1890-1910.; Flumes--Montana--Gallatin County--1890-1910.; Loggers--Montana--Gallatin County--1890-1910.; Logs--Montana--Gallatin County--1890-1910.; Lumber industry--Montana--Gallatin County--1890-1910.; Railroad freight...
    • [between 1895 and 1910?]
    • Tie landers, Central Park on the Gallatin River

    • Men stand and pose beside a frame structure near a flume and Chicago, Burlington & Quincy railroad freight cars with lettering that reads: "CB & Q" and "Burlington Route" in Central Park (Gallatin County), Montana. Logs float beside a flume and a...
    • Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company--1890-1910.; Central Park (Mont.)--1890-1910.; Gallatin River (Wyo. and Mont.)--1890-1910.; Flumes--Montana--Central Park--1890-1910.; Loggers--Montana--Central Park--1890-1910.; Logs--Montana--Central...
    • [between 1895 and 1910?]
    • St. Joe National Forest, Shoshone Co., Idaho

    • Burned trees are on a hillside near a steep chute or flume in Saint Joe National Forest in Shoshone County, Idaho. A man sits on a burned log beside a canvas tent and a timber and tarpaper shack near railroad tracks. A Milwaukee Lumber Company...
    • Milwaukee Lumber Company--1890-1910.; Saint Joe National Forest (Idaho)--1890-1910.; Shoshone County (Idaho)--1890-1910.; Flumes--Idaho--Shoshone County--1890-1910.; Forest fires--Idaho--Shoshone County--1890-1910.; Forest reserves--Idaho--Shoshone...
    • [between 1895 and 1910?]
    • Kern River powerhouse [sic]

    • A view of a flume and a penstock on a canyon wall beside the Kern River in California. A large volume of water empties into the river from the flume.
    • Kern River (Calif.)--1890-1910.; Flumes--California--1890-1910.; Pipes (Conduits)--California--1890-1910.; Rivers--California--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • High Line Canal in Platte Canon, Colo.

    • A man stands on a board that spans the wooden flume of the Highline Canal in Douglas County, Colorado. Shows the South Platte River and Denver, South Park and Pacific Railroad tracks. Two men stand between the flume and the Platte River.
    • Denver, South Park, and Pacific Railroad Company--1880-1900.; Douglas County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Highline Canal (Douglas County-Denver County, Colo.)--1880-1900.; Platte Canyon (Colo.)--1880-1900.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1880-1900.;...
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Mine unidentified

    • A view of the flume of an unidentified mine, probably in Colorado. The flume passes over and into a shallow stream bed.
    • Flumes--Colorado--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--1890-1910.; Streams--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • North Clear Creek. Hidden Treasure Mill

    • across the creek from the tracks. A building stands in the background at the base of a rocky hill. The tracks of the Gilpin Tramway run around the hillside in midground.; The Hidden Treasure Mill in Gilpin County, Colorado, stands in the center of...
    • Gilpin County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mills--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1900.
    • [1899?]
    • Flume & operating machinery

    • Shows the rectangular concrete flume (water channel) and operating machinery at the Denver Sewage Disposal Works Plant located on 50th (Fiftieth) and Emerson Street in Denver, Colorado. Metal railing is on top of the flume and the settling bins can...
    • Denver Sewage Disposal Works--Buildings--1930-1940.; Sewage disposal plants--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Flumes--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Hydraulic facilities--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.;...
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • U.S. Gold Placers no. 6, San Miguel River, building flume

    • Men pose beside a partially constructed wooden flume used in hydraulic mining by the United States Gold Placers company near the San Miguel River in Montrose or San Miguel County, Colorado. Stacks of lumber are near the flume.
    • United States Gold Placers, Ltd.--1880-1890.; San Miguel River (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Construction workers.; Construction.; Flumes.; Hydraulic mining.; Rivers.
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    • U.S. Gold Placers, No. 7, flume passing over a rocky gorge

    • Men pose in a U.S. Gold Placers Company flume supported by a timber trestle, probably near the San Miguel River (Montrose County or San Miguel County), Colorado. Steep rock walls of a gorge are above and below the wooden flume.
    • Canyons--Colorado--1880-1890.; Flumes--Colorado--1880-1890.; Gold mining--Colorado--1880-1890.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1890.; Trestles--Colorado--1880-1890.
    • [between 1886 and 1889?]
    • Irrigation ditch flume- Antlers, Colo.

    • View of a man standing on a wooden irrigation flume, possibly in Cactus Valley, near Antlers, Garfield County, Colorado. The wooden flume bridges a small canyon in a rocky desert landscape dotted with sage and other scrub bushes. The Grand Hogback...
    • Antlers (Colo.)--1890-1920.; Grand Hogback (Colo.)--1890-1920.; Flumes--Colorado--Antlers--1890-1920.
    • [between 1891 and 1915?]
    • Pipe connection to penstock of open flume before banding the pipe

    • View of a wooden pipeline and flume under construction by the Stanley Mine in Clear Creek County, Colorado. Shows wooden pipe partially banded with iron. Mine buildings are in the distance. Rubble and boards are near the pipeline.
    • Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Stanley Mine (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Construction--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1890-1900.; Flumes--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1890-1900.; Pipelines--Colorado--Clear Creek...
    • 1894 Oct
    • On the Colo. and Northwestern Ry.

    • View of Maxwell Pitch (high rock-walled road above wooden flume on left), original wagon stagecoach road built in 1865, called Windy Point by railroaders in North Boulder Canyon, Colorado; shows Colorado and Northwestern Railway's narrow gauge...
    • North Boulder Canyon (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Flumes--Colorado--North Boulder Canyon--1890-1910.; Roads--Colorado--North Boulder Canyon--1890-1910.; Stagecoaches--Colorado--1890-1910.; Colorado and Northwestern Railway Company.
    • [between 1898 and 1909]
    • Flume in sandstone canyon

    • Flume between a river and rock pinnacles: water diversion for hydraulic gold placer mining.
    • Flumes--1900-1930.; Gold mining--1900-1930.; Hydraulic mining--1900-1930.; Mining--1900-1930.; Rock formations--1900-1930.
    • [between 1900 and 1930?]
    • Gallatin County, Montana, flume, lumber at old mill site

    • A man stands and poses on a lumber pile in Gallatin County, Montana. Timber is stacked by probably a water flume in a clearing beside a wooden shelter with a gabled roof. A dense forest is beside the lumber mill.
    • Gallatin County (Mont.)--1890-1910.; Flumes--Montana--Gallatin County--1890-1910.; Logs--Montana--Gallatin County--1890-1910.; Lumber industry--Montana--Gallatin County--1890-1910.; Lumber--Montana--Gallatin County--1890-1910.;...
    • [between 1895 and 1910?]
    • Flume, cliffs, and tunnel

    • Flume built on rock cliff (with tunnel): water diversion for hydraulic gold placer mining.
    • Flumes--1900-1930.; Gold mining--1900-1930.; Hydraulic mining--1900-1930.; Mining--1900-1930.
    • [between 1900 and 1930?]
    • Flume on Cliff 400 feet above river, Montrose Placer Mining Company

    • View of the Montrose Placer Mining Company flume, in Montrose County, Colorado, under construction. A man is by stacked lumber; the Dolores Creek is below, at the bottom of sandstone cliffs. The water was used for hydraulic gold mining.
    • Dolores Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Flumes--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.
    • 1890
    • Wooden flume

    • A man stands on a wooden flume and walkway in possibly Glenwood Canyon, Garfield County, Colorado. Trees and scrub bushes are nearby.
    • Flumes--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Flume on granite wall

    • Flume built on a rock cliff and trestles: water diversion for hydraulic gold placer mining.
    • Flumes--1900-1930.; Gold mining--1900-1930.; Hydraulic mining--1900-1930.; Mining--1900-1930.
    • [between 1900 and 1930?]
    • Head of flume No Name Creek

    • A horse-drawn carriage stops near a small wooden shack and a flume on a bridge over No Name Creek, probably Garfield County, Colorado. A man sits on a high rock formation beside the creek. A large boulder sits beside the dirt road.
    • Garfield County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Carriages & Coaches--Colorado--Garfield County--1890-1900.; Flumes--Colorado--Garfield County--1890-1900.; Rock formations--Colorado--Garfield County--1890-1900.; Streams--Colorado--Garfield County--1890-1900.
    • [between 1892 and 1896?]
    • Flume construction

    • View of a flume under construction probably near Georgetown in Clear Creek County, Colorado. Shows a wooden structure constructed in a trench with an open top. An ore mill and an aerial tramway are in the distance near the entrance to a narrow...
    • Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Aerial tramways.; Flumes.; Mills.; MIning.; Ore industry.
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    • Black Hawk, Oct. 1942

    • View east on the Gregory Street boardwalk over the flume in Black Hawk (Gilpin County), Colorado. A woman smiles and watches a girl peering through the planks. Signs read "The Denver Post For Sale Here," "Beech-Nut Chewing Tobacco," "Copenhagen...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1940-1950.
    • 1942
    • Flume near Idaho Springs

    • View of a wooden flume at probably a placer mine on Chicago Creek near Idaho Springs in Clear Creek County, Colorado. Shows a timber foot bridge over the creek, log cabins and tailings piles.
    • Chicago Creek (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Flumes--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1860-1870.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1860-1870.; Streams--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Above dam, entrance to flume

    • View of the South Fork of Clear Creek, Clear Creek County, Colorado; shows a diversion dam for hydraulic gold placer mines, and the opening into a flume.
    • Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1880-1900.; Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Dams--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1880-1900.; Flumes--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1880-1900.; Gold mining--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1880-1900.;...
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Cortez Flume at Cortez, Colo.

    • View shows the Cortez Flume at Cortez (Montezuma County), Colorado.
    • Cortez (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Flumes--Colorado--Cortez--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Flume & pipe connection - dam complete

    • View of a stream, in (probably) Colorado; shows a diversion dam for hydraulic gold placer mines, a flume, and the penstock. Rail fences are across the water, and a bridge is to the side.
    • Dams--Colorado--1880-1900.; Flumes--Colorado--1880-1900.; Gold mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Penstocks--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Covered flume

    • A covered flume on a trestle crosses over a small stream that empties into probably Clear Creek in Jefferson County, Colorado. A water wheel is beside the creek. Railroad tracks and probably Clear Creek Canyon are in the distance.
    • Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1880-1900.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Flumes--Colorado--Jefferson County--1880-1900.; Streams--Colorado--Jefferson County--1880-1900.; Waterwheels--Colorado--Jefferson County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1887 and 1900?]
    • Flume from No Name Cr.

    • A man stands on a flume on a trestle over No Name Creek near Glenwood Springs, in Garfield County, Colorado. Bushes are nearby. Glenwood Canyon and the Colorado River are in the distance.
    • Garfield County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Flumes--Colorado--Garfield County--1880-1900.; Trestles--Colorado--Garfield County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • U.S. Gold Placers no. 2, looking down

    • View of a U.S. Gold Placers company flume beside the San Miguel River in Montrose or San Miguel County, Colorado. Wooden timbers form a square water trough used to transport water for hydraulic mining. Excess water pours from a hand gate in the...
    • United States Gold Placers, Ltd.--1880-1890.; San Miguel River (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Flumes.; Gold mining.; Hydraulic mining.; Rivers.
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    • Marston Lake flume

    • Men build a wooden flume at Marston Lake, a municipal water supply reservoir in Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Marston Lake (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Flumes--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • [between 1931 and 1935]
    • Mutual Ditch flume, Sunnyside, Plateau Valley, Colo. Midland Ry.

    • View of elevated wooden Mutual Ditch irrigation flume, Sunnyside, Plateau Valley, Mesa County, Colorado, reached via Colorado Midland Railway; mesa is in background.
    • Mesa County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Plateau Valley (Colo.); Sunnyside (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Flumes--Colorado--Sunnyside--1910-1920.; Irrigation--Colorado--Sunnyside--1910-1920.; Colorado Midland Railway Company.
    • [1911?]
    • Waste gate of flume

    • View of a stream in (probably) Colorado; shows a diversion dam for hydraulic gold placer mines, and a spillway. A man is by the flume and penstock.
    • Dams--Colorado--1880-1900.; Flumes--Colorado--1880-1900.; Gold mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Penstocks--Colorado--1880-1900.;...
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Irrigation Flume in Clear Creek Cañon

    • Wooden irrigation flume in Clear Creek Canyon, Colorado, with water being released into Clear Creek.
    • Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Flumes--Colorado--Clear Creek--1890-1910.; Irrigation--Colorado--Clear Creek--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Hand gate of placer works Dallas, Colo.

    • View of a Wooden pressure box and hand gate on a flume on a hillside near Dallas in Ouray County, Colorado. Wooden timbers form a square water trough used to transport water for hydraulic mining. The hand gate is used to release water from the...
    • Dallas (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Ouray County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Flumes.; Gold mining.; Hydraulic mining.; Rivers.
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    • No Name Creek - head of flume

    • View of No Name Creek in Garfield County, Colorado; a man and horse-drawn buggy are on a bridge by a small wooden shack and a flume. A man sits on a high rock formation beside the creek. A large boulder sits beside the dirt road.
    • Garfield County (Colo.)--1890-1910.; No Name Creek (Garfield County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Bridges--Colorado--Garfield County--1890-1910.; Flumes--Colorado--Garfield County--1890-1910.; Streams--Colorado--Garfield County--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Water power, dam and flume head gate

    • View of a Clear Creek and Gilpin Tunnel Mine (Corporation of American Mines) dam and flume head gate on Clear Creek in Dumont (Clear Creek County), Colorado. A utility tower and Route 40 are near the stream.
    • Corporation of American Mines--Buildings--1920-1930.; Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo)--1920-1930.; Clear Creek and Gilpin Tunnel Mine (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Dumont (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Dams--Colorado--Dumont--1920-1930.;...
    • [between 1925 and 1930?]
    • Flume for hydraulic mining near Leadville, Colo.

    • View of a flume, used to supply water for hydraulic mining, on a hillside probably near Leadville, in Lake County, Colorado. The wooden structure has log uprights.
    • Lake County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Flumes.; Hydraulic mining.
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    • Flume for hydraulic mining near Leadville, Colo.

    • View of a wooden flume used to supply water for hydraulic mining, on a hillside probably near Leadville, in Lake County, Colorado. The structure has log uprights. Shows rock formations.
    • Lake County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Flumes.; Hydraulic mining.
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    • Penstock Mutual Ditch, Plateau Valley, Colo. Midland Ry.

    • Partial view of Penstock Mutual Ditch elevated wooden flume in Plateau Valley, Mesa County, Colorado, reached via Colorado Midland Railway; irrigation flume ends at wooden frame box; view extends across Plateau Valley with mesas in distant horizon.
    • Mesa County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Plateau Valley (Colo.); Flumes--Colorado--Mesa County--1910-1920.; Irrigation--Colorado--Mesa County--1910-1920.; Colorado Midland Railway Company.
    • [1911?]
    • Along State Highway

    • View of State Highway 19 near Flora Vista, New Mexico. Two automobiles drive on the road beside an irrigation canal.
    • Flora Vista (N.M.)--1900-1920.; Canals--New Mexico--Flora Vista--1900-1920.; Irrigation--New Mexico--Flora Vista--1900-1920.; Roads--New Mexico--Flora Vista--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1915]
    • Water flume, Tomboy

    • View of a wooden water flume, abandoned mine buildings and mine tailings, in the Savage Basin glacial cirque, at the Tomboy Mine in Tomboy (San Miguel County), Colorado.
    • Savage Basin (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Tomboy (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Tomboy Mine (San Miguel County, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Abandoned mines--Colorado--Tomboy--1960-1970.; Flumes--Colorado--Tomboy--1960-1970.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Tomboy--1960-1970.
    • 1967
    • Placer mining Alma Colo

    • Gold miners pose at a hydraulic mine in Alma, Park County, Colorado; bluffs in the background have erosion and falling water. A jet of water issues from a "monitor" nozzle; a flume is in the foreground.
    • Alma (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Flumes--Colorado--Park County--1880-1900.; Gold mining--Colorado--Park County--1880-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Park County--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Park County--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Park...
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]

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