A landscape oil painting of the Silver Ledge Mine by Frank Russell Green. The painting is of a red and brown mine building, mill building, green mountains, sky, trees, sluice, roads, chimneys and smoke stacks. The frame is gilded and molded wood.
A miner kneels at an unidentified creek and pans for gold. A donkey loaded with equipment stands beside him on the creek bank. Equipment includes a wooden supply box, a cast iron pan and a pickaxe. The donkey wears a bell around its neck.