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    • Ye old mill

    • View of hydraulic mine processing facility ruins, in (probably) Colorado or Utah; shows a log-sided building with a frame water-wheel.
    • Abandoned buildings--1890-1910.; Hydraulic mining--1890-1910.; Log buildings--1890-1910.; Mining--1890-1910.; Waterwheels--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Placer mining

    • A view of a placer mining operation possibly in Colorado. What may be a sluice leads down to a river.
    • Hydraulic mining--1890-1910.; Mining--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Placer mining

    • A view of a placer mining operation possibly in Colorado. Workers use placer mining machinery.
    • Hydraulic mining--1890-1910.; Miners--1890-1910.; Mining--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Mining engineers in a tent

    • Mining engineers pose near a stove in a tent with tools that include surveying equipment, and a microscope. A newspaper near the bed reads: "Engineering News".
    • Interiors--1890-1910.; Leisure--1890-1910.; Miners--1890-1910.; Mining--1890-1910.; Tents--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Loading rock in one of stopes

    • Miners pose inside of a mine as they load rock into ore cars. One of the men holds a pneumatic drill.
    • Mine railroads--Cars--1890-1910.; Miners--1890-1910.; Mining--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Miners eat outdoors

    • Miners eat outdoors near a cabin possibly in Colorado.
    • Cabins--1890-1910.; Eating & drinking--1890-1910.; Miners--1890-1910.; Mining--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Sigafoos tunneling machine

    • Well-dressed men pose with a mining tunnel digging machine. Equipment has flywheels, electrical switches, and a vise.
    • Tunneling--Equipment and supplies--1890-1910.; Mining--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Converters

    • Miners pose near a set of converters, possibly in Arizona. One man pulls a cart that holds containers full of molten metal. Two chutes connect the converters.
    • Industrial facilities--1890-1910.; Miners--1890-1910.; Mining--1890-1910.
    • [between 1898 and 1902]
    • Miners in a tent

    • Interior view of a miners' tent. A group of men play cards while others read or sew near a stove. Posters on the wall read: "Dixon's Stove Polish", and "Chew Climax Plug".
    • Interiors--1890-1910.; Leisure--1890-1910.; Mining--1890-1910.; Tents--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Quarry

    • A miner poses on a pile of rocks near pneumatic tripod drills at a quarry possibly in Colorado. A piece of rock is ready to be hoisted by a crane with a lock snatch block nearby.
    • Hoisting machinery--1890-1910.; Miners--1890-1910.; Mining--1890-1910.; Quarrying--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Quarry

    • Miners work near crane at a rock quarry, possibly in Colorado.
    • Hoisting machinery--1890-1910.; Miners--1890-1910.; Mining--1890-1910.; Quarrying--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Quarry

    • Miners work with pneumatic drills in a rock quarry, possibly in Colorado. A crane with a lock snatch block is prepared to hoist a piece of rock.
    • Drilling & boring machinery--1890-1910.; Hoisting machinery--1890-1910.; Miners--1890-1910.; Mining--1890-1910.; Quarrying--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Miner's tent

    • Interior view of a miner's cabin. Cooking and baking goods that include syrup, "Carnation Wheat Flakes", and "Old Label Baking Powder" are on shelves above an oil lamp and trunk.
    • Cabins--1890-1910.; Interiors--1890-1910.; Mining--1890-1910.
    • [between 1940 and 1960]
    • Miners in a tunnel

    • View of three miners with lamps standing in an unidentified mine tunnel.
    • Miners--1890-1910.; Mining--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Mine car manufacturing plant

    • View of the interior of a mine car manufacturing plant. Rockers, rocker stands, and ore car bodies along with hood vents and tools are in the plant.
    • Factories--1890-1910.; Industry--1890-1910.; Interiors--1890-1910.; Mine railroads--1890-1910.; Mining--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Hoist room equipment

    • Interior of an unidentified mine shows a hoist with a cable and belt, pipes, rope, anvil, tools, a box reads: "Original Stearic Wax Candles, E. Schneider & Co."
    • Hoisting machinery--1890-1910.; Interiors--1890-1910.; Mining--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Portrait of a girl

    • Studio portrait (standing) of a girl in a coat, fur piece, and hat.
    • Girls--1890-1910.; Mining--1890-1910.
    • [between 1895 and 1905]
    • Buffalo Bill panning for gold

    • Buffalo Bill (W.F. Cody) with a goatee and long hair, a hat and a neckerchief, kneels beside a stream to pan for gold. Men and a boy wear hats and stand or crouch nearby to watch. Shows treeless hills in the distance.
    • Entertainers--1890-1910.; Hydraulic mining--1890-1910.; Spectators--1890-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Unidentified mine

    • A view of an unidentified mine possibly in Colorado. Shows mining buildings, railroad tracks and silt piles.
    • Mining--1890-1910.; Railroad tracks--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • A large gold nugget

    • A pair of hands hold out a large gold nugget.
    • Gold mining--1890-1910.; Gold--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]

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