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  • All fields: Mining--Colorado--1890-1910.
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    • Hydraulic Mining

    • View of mined slopes in Colorado; man in wide brim hat uses a nozzle for hydraulic placer gold mining, shows frame buildings.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Mining camp

    • A view of an unidentified mining town, possibly in Colorado. Shows wood mining buildings, dirt roads and residences.
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Unidentified coal camp

    • View of an unidentified coal camp in either Las Animas or Huerfano County, Colorado. Shows miners houses including four-room square duplexes. A large structure, probably a store sits on a hill. The Spanish Peaks are in the distance.
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    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Sluice mining

    • View of men placer mining probably somewhere in Colorado; men working with sluice box & shovels in streambed; copy glass plate attributed to L.C.McClure.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Mining families

    • Mining families pose near their house probably in Las Animas County, Colorado. The families are probably Italian and include men, women, and children. One man wears work overalls the others wear pants with suspenders. The women wear work dresses...
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    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Mining household

    • A group of miners, a woman, and children pose on the porch of a clapboard house probably in Las Animas County, Colorado. One man slings a gun over his shoulder and another pours beer from a bottle into a glass. A man standing on the porch pretends...
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    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Italian mining families

    • A group of Italian families pose near a shop in a coal camp probably in Las Animas County, Colorado. One woman holds a baby in her arms and smiles. The children, dressed in sweaters, coats, and dresses also smile. The men stand behind the women.
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    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Coal camp children

    • A group of boys and girls pose on the porch of their home in a coal camp probably in Las Animas County, Colorado. One of the older girls holds a baby in her arms. The other girls stand nearby. One boy wears work overalls and stands near a porch...
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    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • The ore vein

    • View of a pickaxe marking the location of a vein of ore running through surrounding rock in mine shaft somewhere in Colorado. Candles light the area.
    • Smith-Hassell Co.
    • [between 1899 and 1901]
    • Hoist

    • Interior view of a side-crank engine in the shafthouse of a mine in Colorado.
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • The Golden Eagle Mine

    • Men and a woman pose at the entrance to the Golden Eagle Mine possibly near Palmer Lake in Colorado. A stuffed golden eagle is mounted on a piece of wood above the mine opening. The woman wears a long dress with a velvet panel, a jacket, a flat...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1892 and 1901?]
    • Coal camp boys

    • Four boys sit on rocks at a coal camp probably in Las Animas County, Colorado. The boys wear overalls, short pants, suspenders, and shirts. Each boy holds a hat in his hands. One boy may be missing a leg.
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    • [between 1890 and 1920?]
    • Miners on a coal train

    • Miners ride on the engine of a mine coal train at an unidentified mine owned by the Wooten Land and Fuel Company probably in Colorado. Shows coal cars and industrial buildings.
    • Newman, Almeron.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Placer operations

    • A view of placer mining operations probably in Colorado.
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Smelter - unid.

    • A view of mining and a smelter building possibly in Colorado. One mining building is elevated on wood platform structure, tracks for transport lead out of one side. Smoke stacks for the smelter are in the background. Railroad tracks, a horse and a...
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Mine unidentified

    • A view of the flume of an unidentified mine, probably in Colorado. The flume passes over and into a shallow stream bed.
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Mine unidentified

    • A view of wood buildings at an unidentified mine, probably in Colorado. Shows a dirt road, railroad tracks, log piles, wood shack and wood fences.
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Unidentified mine

    • Mining buildings of an unidentified mine dot a tree covered hillside probably in Colorado.
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Black Wonder Mill

    • Shows the Black Wonder Mill in Colorado (perhaps Sherman, County unknown). Large mill sits on a rocky slope, a wood slat building is just below the mill.
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Mine interior

    • Miners with candles stand inside a dug out mine; possibly in Boulder County, Colorado.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Stone quarry entrance

    • Miners pose near the tramway and entrance to a stone quarry tunnel in Colorado.
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    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Stone quarry entryway

    • View of the entrance to a stone quarry tunnel and tramway in Colorado. Shovels lean against a nearby building.
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    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Miners near tunnel entryway

    • Miners pose near an ore car at the entrance to a stone quarry tunnel in Colorado.
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    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Miner in quarry tunnel

    • A miner poses with a mallet and miner's candle in a stone quarry tunnel in Colorado.
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    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • A miner's home in Colorado

    • A miner and his family pose on the porch of their cabin in Colorado. The man holds a lunchbox and sits on a wheelbarrow.
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    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Off to the wild bunch

    • Two men on horseback and a pack horse pose on a dirt road lined by wooden buildings in Colorado.
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    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Stone quarry entrance

    • A miner poses with a miner's candle at the entryway to a stone quarry tunnel in Colorado.
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    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Mine broker's office

    • A man sits near a desk in a mining office in Colorado. A painting labeled, "The Wabash Railroad" and a chart that gives statistics for "Average Dividends Paid the Last Two Months," are on the walls.
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [1897]
    • Mine

    • View of the shafthouse of a mine in Colorado. A wooden sluice is near the building.
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Miners

    • Men surround an injured man (in shock?) in a mine in (possibly), Colorado. One holds a pitcher and a spoon, another has his eyes opened wide and holds a candle.
    • Thomas, A. M., photographer.
    • [between 1895 and 1901?]
    • Stone quarry

    • View, from a distance, of a stone quarry operation in Colorado.
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    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Stone mill

    • View of a mill and tramway near a stone quarry in Colorado.
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    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Cabin of above - Britton and Bellows

    • Miners Britton and Bellows pose by a cabin at the Ben Davis and Lomax claim possibly in Jackson County, Colorado.
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    • [between 1895 and 1905]
    • Randolph Mill Co

    • View of the Randolph Mill possibly in Gilpin County, Colorado. A mine tramway and tailings are near the building.
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Miners at work

    • Men pose in a mine in (possibly) Colorado, with equipment which includes a pneumatic drill, a wrench, a shovel, and candles.
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    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • The Golden Eagle Mine

    • Men and a woman pose near a steep rocky slope and the entrance to the Golden Eagle Mine possibly near Palmer Lake in Colorado. A stuffed golden eagle is mounted on a piece of wood above the mine opening. The woman wears a long dress and men wear...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1892 and 1901?]
    • Mine interior timbers

    • Interior view of a mine probably in Colorado. Wooden cross beams are supported by wooden pillars.
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Stanley Hoister 350 hp

    • A miner poses on a platform near Stanley engines in the shaft house of a mine probably in Colorado. Plants and baskets are near the window.
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Mine processing

    • A view of mine processing equipment, probably Colorado. Shows tracks, wood mining buildings, and empty barrels.
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Off for the hills in search of gold

    • Miners pose with a donkey loaded with saddle bags in the Colorado mountains. The prospectors have rifles in bandolier holsters.
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    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Mine

    • View of the shaft house, tramway, and buildings of a mine in Colorado. Light snow covers the ground.
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • [between 1940 and 1960]
    • Lumber yard at mine

    • A man stands near a large wooden frame and a lumber yard at a mine possibly on the Front Range of Colorado. Lumber is stacked near railroad tracks and frame buildings. Shows a large cable spool mounted on a wooden frame on wheel assemblies on the...
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    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Lumber mill at mine

    • View of a large wooden frame on a embankment with a log retaining wall (cribbing) beside railroad tracks possibly at a mine on the Front Range of Colorado. Lumber is stacked near railroad tracks and frame buildings. A wooden building, a large cable...
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    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • A horse with ride pulling sled

    • View of a family sledding. Edward Marshall Stedman (owner of the Mascot Mine in American City, Colorado) is on the horse in front, his brother is next, his mother Miriam is in the sled, and his daughter Agnes is behind the sled, probably near the...
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    • [between 1895 and 1905]
    • Columbine Castle

    • View of the snow covered Columbine Castle possibly in Gilpin County, Colorado.
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    • [between 1895 and 1905]
    • Columbine Castle

    • View of the snow covered Columbine Castle possibly in Gilpin County, Colorado.
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    • [between 1895 and 1905]
    • Colorado miner

    • A miner poses near a fence and brick building somewhere in Colorado. He holds a lunch bucket in his right hand and his jacket over his left arm. He's wearing shoes, pants, a vest over two shirts, and a hat.
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    • [between 1890 and 1910?]

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