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    • Placer gold fields, Russell, Colo.

    • View of Russell, Costilla County, Colorado, includes dwellings, outbuildings, mining sheds, Sangre de Cristo Creek and Denver and Rio Grande railroad engine, freight cars and passenger coach. Identified locations are: "1. Spanish Basin Placers, 2....
    • Russell (Colo.)--1890-1900.
    • 1897
    • U.S. Gold Placers, no. 30

    • View of a hydraulic monitor nozzle at a U.S. Gold Placers mining site near the San Miguel River in Montrose or San Miguel County, Colorado. A water pipe is on a hillside in the distance.
    • United States Gold Placers, Ltd.--1880-1890.; Gold mining.; Hydraulic mining.; Nozzles.
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    • Pressure box no. 2, U.S. Gold Placers no. 32

    • Men sit on a wooden pressure box at the end of a flume used for hydraulic mining by the U.S. Gold Placers Company, near the San Miguel River in Montrose or San Miguel County, Colorado. A building and tents are in the valley in the distance.
    • United States Gold Placers, Ltd.--1880-1890.; Flumes.; Hydraulic mining.; Mining equipment.
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    • 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. 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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    • U. S. Gold Placers No 18, A.

    • U. S. Gold Placers mining operation No. 18, A. near the San Miguel River, Montrose County, Colorado. Two miners use hydraulic nozzles (monitors) fitted with rock counterbalances.
    • San Miguel County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gold miners--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1890.; Gold mining--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1890.; Hydraulic Mining--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--San Miguel...
    • December 16, 1887
    • Dredge at Breckenridge, Colo

    • Royal Tiger Mining Company placer gold dredge in Breckenridge, Summit County, Colorado; lettering on the treatment plant reads: "Tiger Placers Co. Dredge No. 1." The stacker extends over hydraulic mine tailings; buildings and mountains are in the...
    • Gold dredging--Breckenridge--1930-1940.; Mining machinery--Breckenridge--1930-1940.; Breckenridge (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1930-1940.
    • [between 1933 and 1935?]
    • Giants at work, U.S.G.P. no. 28

    • View of a U.S. Gold Placers mining site beside the San Miguel River in Montrose or San Miguel County, Colorado. Two hydraulic monitor nozzles are used to wash gravel from the soil. A water pipeline feeds the nozzles. The pipe rests in wooden...
    • United States Gold Placers, Ltd.--1880-1890.; San Miguel River (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gold mining.; Hydraulic mining.; Rivers.; Nozzles.
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    • General view of Fremont

    • Illustration depicts bird's eye view of Fremont, Colorado prior to incorporation as Cripple Creek; scene includes many one and two-story residences across hillside.
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.
    • [between 1960 and 1970]
    • Guyot's assay office

    • Illustration depicts Guyot's assay office, Fremont, Colorado prior to incorporation as Cripple Creek; scene includes partial view of one-story log cabin with gable roof, stovepipe and sign on roof stating "Guyot's assay office"; three men stand in...
    • Assaying--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.
    • [between 1960 and 1970]
    • Justice of the Peace, attorney at law

    • Illustration depicts Justice of the Peace and attorney- at-law office, Cripple Creek, Colorado (probably Fremont prior to incorporation); building is a canvas tent on wooden frame with stovepipe; signs affixed to wooden frame include "Justice of...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Law offices--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • [between 1960 and 1970]
    • The jail

    • Illustration depicts exterior of jail, Cripple Creek, Colorado; jail is a one-story wooden frame building with horizontal slats, single side entry with lock and bolt, three narrow slits for windows, and vertical slats in gable part of roof.
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Jails--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • [between 1960 and 1970]
    • Main street - Fremont

    • Illustration depicts Bennett Avenue, Fremont, Colorado (prior to incorporation as Cripple Creek); scene includes one and two-story wooden frame flat-roof and gable roof commercial buildings (some with falsefronts), horse-drawn wagons in street, and...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • [between 1960 and 1970]
    • Placer Mining on San Miguel River, Colo., U.S. Gold Placers, No. 26

    • Men stand beside hydraulic nozzles (monitors) fitted with rock counterbalances, or use shovels inside a wash, at a U.S. Gold Placers mining operation on the San Miguel River in San Miguel County, Colorado. Shows a water conduit and a wooden framed...
    • San Miguel County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; San Miguel River (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gold mining--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1890.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1890.; Miners--Colorado--San Miguel County--1910-1920.;...
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    • The New Clarendon Hotel

    • Illustration depicts exterior of Clarendon Hotel, Cripple Creek, Colorado; the hotel is a two-story wooden frame flat-roof structure with a falsefront, side entry and doorway underneath porch with balustrades, and pairs of double-hung flat windows;...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hotels--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • [between 1960 and 1970]
    • Subscribing for the Cresset, La Belle, N.M.

    • Miners pose in front of a log building, the office of the newspaper La Belle Cresset, in the mining camp of La Belle (Taos County), New Mexico. Men wear sack suits and hats and sit and stand near a log fence. An African American (Black) man leans...
    • Belle Cresset (Firm)--Buildings--1890-1900.; African Americans--New Mexico--La Belle--1890-1900.; La Belle (N.M.)--1890-1900.; Log buildings--New Mexico--La Belle--1890-1900.; Men--New Mexico--La Belle--1890-1900.; Miners--New Mexico--La...
    • 1895 April 25
    • Pioneer store

    • Illustration depicts one-story log cabin store, Cripple Creek, Colorado; scene includes men standing in doorway, barrels, crates and supplies stacked around cabin.
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Stores & shops--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • [between 1960 and 1970]
    • Park along U.S. Placers road near Shreiber Springs, Uncompahgre Plateau

    • View of a meadow with spruce and lodgepole pine along a road identified as the U.S. Placers road on the Uncompahgre Plateau in Colorado. A wagon is near a fallen tree.
    • Uncompahgre Plateau (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--1890-1900.; Meadows--Colorado--1890-1900.; Pines--Colorado--1890-1900.
    • 1897 July 15
    • 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?]
    • Bennet [sic] Avenue - Fremont

    • Illustration depicts Bennett Avenue, Fremont, Colorado prior to incorporation as Cripple Creek; scene includes one and two-story wooden frame commercial buildings, canvas tents, and horse-drawn wagons in street.
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • [between 1960 and 1970]
    • Placer mining

    • Men pose near monitor nozzles probably for a U.S. Gold Placers mining operation near the San Miguel River in Montrose County or San Miguel County, Colorado. Piles of large rocks anchor the nozzles and the water pipe that supplies the monitors.
    • Gold mining.; Hydraulic mining--1880-1890.; Miners.; Rivers.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • 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?]
    • Officer's Bar & Gray Back iron mines Placer, Colo

    • View of Grayback Mining District, in Costilla County, Colorado; shows iron mines and lode veins (1), and Grayback Gulch placers (2). Hydraulic gold mine erosion is in the foreground.
    • Costilla County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Erosion--Colorado--Costilla County--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Costilla County--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Costilla County--1890-1900.
    • 1896
    • Park along U.S. Placers road near Shreiber Springs, Uncompaghre Plateau

    • View of a horse-drawn wagon in a clearing along a road identified as the U.S. Placers road on the Uncompaghre Plateau in Colorado. Shows pine trees.
    • Uncompahgre Plateau (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--1890-1900.; Meadows--Colorado--1890-1900.; Pines--Colorado--1890-1900.
    • 1897 July 15
    • U.S. Gold Placers, no. 16, hauling pipes into place

    • Men haul a large section of water pipe on a small wooden skid through cedar and pine trees near the San Miguel River in Montrose or San Miguel County, Colorado. The pipe is to be used to move water for a hydraulic placer mine. A rope, attached to...
    • United States Gold Placers, Ltd.--1880-1890.; Construction workers.; Construction.; Gold mining.; Horses.; Hydraulic mining.; Pipelines.; Pipes (Conduits)
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