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  • All fields: San Miguel River (Colo.)--1880-1890.
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    • Ampitheater [sic] of the San Miguel

    • View of the San Miguel River valley in San Miguel County, Colorado. Shows snow on Ajax Peak, and buildings and tents in or near Telluride.
    • Ajax Peak (Colo.)--1880-1890.; San Miguel River (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Telluride (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Telluride--1880-1890.; Rivers--Colorado--Telluride--1880-1890.; Valleys--Colorado--Telluride--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1886?]
    • Placerville, Colorado

    • View of log and wooden buildings and a bridge over the San Miguel River in Placerville (San Miguel County), Colorado. Men and women stand in the street near corrals and the Capitol Hotel. Wooden logs form a dike on the riverbank.
    • Capitol Hotel (Placerville, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Placerville (Colo.)--1880-1890.; San Miguel River (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Bridges--Colorado--Placerville--1880-1890.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Placerville--1880-1890.; Dikes...
    • 1887 Oct
    • U.S. Gold Placers

    • Aerial view of the San Miguel River, a truss bridge, and probably a placer mine site of the U.S. Gold Placer Company, in Montrose County or San Miguel County, Colorado. Shows a frame building and trees by the river.
    • San Miguel County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; San Miguel River (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Buildings--Colorado--1880-1890.; Gold mining--Colorado--1880-1890.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1880-1890.; Rivers--Colorado--1880-1890.
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    • 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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    • U.S. Gold Placers No. 13, Sa[n] Mi[gue]l River

    • View of the San Miguel River, a bridge, and a placer site of the U.S. Gold Placer Company in Montrose County or San Miguel County, Colorado. Shows frame buildings and piles of lumber by the river.
    • San Miguel River (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Bridges--Colorado--1880-1890.; Gold mining--Colorado--1880-1890.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1890.; Rivers--Colorado--1880-1890.
    • [between 1886 and 1889?]
    • U.S.G.P.

    • Aerial view of a U.S. Gold Placer Company hydraulic placer mine site beside the San Miguel River in Montrose County or San Miguel County, Colorado. A man poses on a hillside. Water from hydraulic monitors (nozzles) sprays over gravel in the...
    • San Miguel River (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gold mining--Colorado--1880-1890.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1880-1890.; Rivers--Colorado--1880-1890.
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    • U.S. Gold Placer Ditch, looking up the San Miguel Valley, Colo.

    • View of a dirt embankment beside a ditch, and a placer site of the U.S. Gold Placer Company in Montrose County or San Miguel County, Colorado. A pile of lumber and large rocks are beside the ditch. Shows the San Miguel River in the valley.
    • San Miguel River (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gold mining--Colorado--1880-1890.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1910-1930.; Rivers--Colorado--1880-1890.
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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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    • 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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