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  • All fields: Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.
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    • Miners on donkeys

    • A group of miners mounted on burros pose on a dirt road possibly in Las Animas County, Colorado. The men may be Hispanic. A burros loaded with mining equipment stands nearby.
    • Donkeys--Colorado--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Pack animals--Colorado--1880-1900.; Riding--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Miners and donkey haul beams

    • Three miners stand near a burro that is loaded with wood beams possibly in Las Animas County, Colorado. The beams are milled wood and some are shaped and notched. The men wear work clothes. Some of the miners may be Hispanic or Italian. A dog...
    • Donkeys--Colorado--1880-1900.; Lumber--Colorado--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Pack animals--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Miners

    • Miners pose near a partially constructed mine or mill and railroad tracks, probably in Colorado.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Miners

    • Miners pose near mud plastered dugout houses (a duplex) in Colorado. they wear hats with miners lights. One man smokes a pipe.
    • Dugout houses--Colorado--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Miners near a shaft house

    • Miners pose near the shaft house and tramway of a mine in Colorado. Piles of timber are nearby.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Miners at home

    • View of five miners and dog at log cabin with dirt roof, Colorado.
    • Log cabins--Colorado--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Miners

    • A group of miners pose near a house made of stone, mud, and wood possibly in Las Animas County, Colorado. The men and a boy wear work clothes including: overalls, pants, boots, bandanas, and hats. One man balances a bottle of liquor on his knee. A...
    • Boys--Colorado--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Water from the gold belt

    • Miners pose by a burro with water barrels at a canyon rim, in Colorado.
    • Barrels--Colorado--1880-1900.; Donkeys--Colorado--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Pack animals--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Sinking shaft with windlass

    • Miners use a windlass to dig a mine shaft in Colorado. The shafthouse, a tailings dump, and mine railroad of another mine are in the distance.
    • Hoisting machinery--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mine buildings--Colorado--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • The horse whim

    • Miners push and stand near mine ore cars at a shafthouse in Colorado. A horse attached to a whim is nearby.
    • Hoisting machinery--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mine buildings--Colorado--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Mining, Colorado

    • View of an unidentified mine in Colorado. Dilapidated buildings stand among tailings piles, and a man works in a hole cut from a steep bluff.
    • Tailings embankments--Colorado--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Ruins--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Mining, Colorado

    • Men and women pose with ore cars and horses at the mouth of a heavily timbered, but unidentified tunnel, Colorado.
    • Horses--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mine railroads--Colorado--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Tunnels--Colorado--1880-1900.; Women--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Abandoned mine

    • Prospectors dig near an abandoned mine and a sluice in Colorado.
    • Abandoned mines--Colorado--1880-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Prospecting--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1940 and 1960]
    • Cabin interior, Gore Range, "Our breakfast on top"

    • Interior view of a miner's cabin in the Gore Range, Colorado, shows three men preparing to eat their breakfast. One man stands at a wood burning stove and tends his food while two others sit at a table eating. Cans of "Java" are on the table.
    • Cookery--Colorado--1880-1900.; Eating & drinking--Colorado--1880-1900.; Interiors--Colorado--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Mine in the San Juan Mountains

    • Men pose at an unidentified mine site in the San Juan Mountain Range in Colorado. Shows a head frame, shaft house with cable, wood frame buildings, smokestack, dog and the snow covered ground.
    • Headframes (Mining)--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mine buildings--Colorado--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1885 and 1900?]
    • Pack train in the San Juan Mountains

    • Men and a pack train of burros gather around a wood frame mine building, probably in the San Juan Mountain Range, Colorado. The burros have pack saddles. Shows a pile of chopped wood, an outhouse and the snow covered mountainside.
    • Donkeys--Colorado--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Packtrains--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1885 and 1900?]
    • 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?]
    • Extension of ditch for Gold Queen Placers

    • Miners work on what is identified as a Gold Queen placer ditch, probably near the San Miguel River (Montrose County or San Miguel County) Colorado. Men pose on piles of gravel on a hillside and carry pickaxes, shovels, and sledgehammers.
    • Ditches--Colorado--1880-1900.; Construction--Colorado--1880-1900.; Gold miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Gold mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1886 and 1895?]
    • A miner

    • A miner wears an apron and poses near a building in Colorado.
    • Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Hard rock miners

    • A group of miners pose near the mouth of a mine possibly in Las Animas County, Colorado. The men wear work pants, jackets, and hats. They hold candles mounted on metal holders. A sign over the mine entrance reads: "Eliza, Tunnel No. 5." Snow covers...
    • Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mines--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Bromide District

    • View of a mine entrance in (probably) Colorado. Men pose with an ore car and cut timbers; aspen trees dot a hillside.
    • Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Miner and tunnel

    • View of a miner emerging, with a wheelbarrow full of ore, from a narrow cut in the side of an unidentified mountain, Colorado. Tailings pile on the hillside above him.
    • Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1887 and 1897]
    • William Byrd Page

    • Half-length studio portrait of William Byrd Page, pioneer miner; grandson of General ("Lighthorse") Harry Lee, famed Virginia cavalry leader.
    • Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Page, William Byrd, d. 1924.
    • [between 1886 and 1901]
    • Hopewell District mining

    • View of a mine in (probably) Colorado. Men pose on rocks by snow, an ore car, a frame elevator shed, and a log cabin.
    • Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Miners above the tree line

    • Men pose next to a wood frame building with gabled roof and sash windows situated above tree line in the San Juan Mountain Range, Colorado. Shows a pack train of burros with canvas ore bags, chimneys, scree rock and a man with a guitar. Animal...
    • Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Packtrains--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1885 and 1900?]

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