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    • Irrigation in Colorado letting water into a side sluice-way

    • Men open a sluice box gate in Colorado, turning a spool that lifts the wooden gate by a chain. Shows a river in a valley, and a snow covered mountain in the distance. Inset image shoes a sluice box built in a steep canyon.
    • Frenzeny & Tavernier.
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    • Seeking Gold with Water Pressure.

    • A man leans over a wooden sluice in California. Rocks line the outside of the wood boards that create the sluice. A metal pipe rests on the wood.
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1890 and 1915]
    • Early placer mining

    • Placer miners work near a sluice in Russell Gulch, Gilpin County, Colorado. Their tools include wheelbarrows, shovels, picks, and pitchforks. Monitors spray water, mine buildings are on the surrounding hills. David Henderson is in the foreground,...
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    • [between 1860 and 1870]
    • Taylor Park placer mining- beyond Buena Vista

    • View of the construction of a placer mining sluice in Taylor Park, Gunnison County, Colorado. Men stand near a wooden sluice in the bottom of a small canyon. Piles of rock and wood stand in the bottom of the canyon near the sluice. Two men, one on...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Sluicing

    • Three Chinese men sluice for gold near an embankment in Colorado. Shows a wooden mine sluice.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1878 and 1881?]
    • 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]
    • Keystone Placer Mine, sluice boxes

    • View of the Keystone Placer Mine in San Miguel County Colorado. Shows mining buildings and sluice apparatus.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Guards at Stratton's Independence mine in sluice way

    • Colorado National Guard is posted in front of Winfield Scott Stratton's Independence Mine during the Western Federation of Miners strike, Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado. One man sits with his feet in the sluice; tailings in background.
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    • 1903
    • Keystone Placer Mine. Sluice boxes

    • View of the Keystone placer mine, shows frame mine buildings and a wooden sluice, San Miguel County, Colorado.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Miners and sluice

    • Miners with rakes and shovels attend a sluice system at an unidentified mine, possibly in Boulder County, Colorado.
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    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Taylor Park placer mining- beyond Buena Vista

    • View of three men placer mining (panning) at Taylor Park, Gunnison County, Colorado. Two men kneel near a small sluice, and hold a metal pans. One man looks on. Piles of rocks and wood and dry grass line the sluice.
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Placer mining, Farncomb Hill

    • Water pours from hoses on a hillside at a placer mine on Farncomb Hill (Summit County), Colorado. Surface structures and a sluice are nearby.
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    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Ceremony at Moffat Filter Plant

    • Mayor Benjamin Stapleton and Denver Water Commissioner Richard Wensley hold the switch mechanism to a sluice gate near the Moffat Filter Plant in Lakewood (Jefferson County), Colorado. Other men, photographers with cameras, and two women stand...
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    • [1937 August 20]
    • So. Platte Dr. Co., tragles [sic.]

    • Water flows from pipes into long sluice boxes on the South Platte Dredging Company hydraulic placer gold mining dredge probably near Fairplay (Park County), Colorado.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1930 and 1950?]
    • Miners near a sluice

    • Miners and their families pose near a sluice probably in Colorado. Their cabins are nearby.
    • Chamberlain, W. G. (William Gunnison), 1815-1910.
    • [between 1861 and 1875]
    • Hydraulic mining operation

    • View of a placer mine by a river; miners pose by a rocker and sluice, climbing a pole, and in an ore car. A furnace and barrels are by pipes and a ditch; frame buildings, automobiles, and a freight car with letters: "C N N" [?] are in the...
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    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Ouray and Portland basin

    • Panoramic view of buildings, railroads, and wagons on probably the Otto Mears toll road near Portland Creek in the San Juan Mountains in Ouray (Ouray County), Colorado. Shows Denver and Rio Grande freight cars on tracks near dirt roads, frame...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1888 and 1900?]
    • Early stamp mill

    • Abandoned stamp mill parts that include a waterwheel and a sluice box, in Colorado.
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    • 1936
    • Sluicing for gold in San Francisquito Canyon

    • Miners operate a hydraulic sluice in San Francisquito Canyon, Los Angeles County, California. The placer mine machine consists of adobe columns, pulleys, ropes, and wood boxes. Donkeys are loaded with ore bags.
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    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • The Gold Regions of Kansas

    • Miners, pack mules and oxen-driven wagons are on a road between one-story log buildings in Gregory Gulch (Gregory Diggings), in Central City or Black Hawk (Gilpin County), Colorado. Shows sparse trees and placer mines on a mountainside, and...
    • Huyett, D. H.
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    • Clear Creek Consolidated

    • View of the buildings and tramway of the Clear Creek Consolidated Mine in Clear Creek County, Colorado. A sluice is between Clear Creek and the tracks of the Colorado and Southern (C&S) Railway, shows tailings dumps.
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    • [between 1940 and 1960]
    • Central City, Colorado

    • View of The New York Mill Company at the south end of Black Hawk leading into Central City, (Gilpin County) Colorado. Shows: mill building, smokestacks, houses, tailings, Colorado & Southern railroad tracks, and a wooden sluice with icicles.
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    • [1900?]
    • Gregory Gulch

    • Miners pose with their families by a sluice on Gregory Gulch near Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado.
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    • [between 1940 and 1960]
    • Hydraulic mining. The sluice blocks

    • View of a placer gold mine sluice between eroded embankments in California.
    • Thomas Houseworth & Co.
    • [between 1865 and 1880?]
    • Gilpin County mine

    • A man and a woman stand next to an ore chute or a sluice at possibly the We-got-em mine (Gilpin County Gold Mining Company), Gilpin County, Colorado. At the end of the chute is a radiator from an old car, a box of "White King granulated soap," and...
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    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • 20,000 tons $20.00 ore

    • View of the Dew Drop Mine near Ward in Frances (Camp Francis, Dew Drop, Boulder County), Colorado. A man identified as Costy stands on tailings between the old and new shaft houses. Shows a tipple, and a log and wood retaining wall. Lumber and...
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    • [1895?]
    • Keystone placer mine giant at work

    • View of mining operations at the Keystone Mine in San Miguel County, Colorado. Shows sluice boxes and a large pipe with hydraulic nozzles.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Ore cars

    • Miners work with mule-drawn ore carts and a sluice at a placer mine probably in Colorado. A tent is nearby.
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Old smelter at Ouray

    • Remains of the Wanakah Smelter with smokestack, sluice, and elevated rail in the Paquin Mining District, Ouray County, Colorado.
    • Walker Art Studio.
    • [Between 1930-1940?]
    • 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 inside a gold mine pit

    • Miners use shovels and picks in a sluice and operate a crane on a hydraulic placer gold mining dredge, Park County, Colorado. Pipes run down the wall into the pit.
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    • [1900?]
    • Mining panning

    • Miners pan for gold, probably in the South Platte River, near Denver, Colorado. A small sluice and a shovel are nearby.
    • Lillybridge, Charles S., 1849-1935.
    • [between 1904 and 1915?]
    • Gregory gold diggings Colorado, May, 1859 Page 181.

    • Reproduction of a drawing of prospectors digging for gold in Gregory's Gulch in Central City, Colorado in Gilpin County. Men pan for gold, pour rocks into a sluice, and dig in the stream. Log cabins and tents are behind.
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    • [between 1930 and 1960?]
    • Colorado coal mining

    • View of what appears to be an abandoned sluice; possibly from a coal mine operated by the Rocky Mountain Fuel Company, Colorado.
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    • [between 1920 and 1940?]
    • Industries construction

    • Workmen dig with shovels near a sluice in Archer Canal in Denver, Colorado. A bridge on Alameda Avenue is in the distance.
    • Lillybridge, Charles S., 1849-1935.
    • [between 1904 and 1909]
    • Ute-Ulay Mine Lake City

    • View of the Ute and Ulay Group Mine and the surrounding area near Lake City (Hinsdale County), Colorado. A sluice is near the shafthouse of the mine.
    • Dean, Frank E., photographer.
    • [between 1883 and 1889]
    • Cabin at Creede, Colo.

    • A woman wearing a long dress stands outside a cabin in the town of Creede, Colorado, in Mineral County. The residence is a one-story, clapboard building with a side gable, tin roof, covered porch, and two chimneys. Ivy grows up the side of the...
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    • [1895?]
    • Peabody Placer

    • Peabody Placer, Summit County, Colorado, is hydraulic gold mine open pit with a sluice. A monitor emits a jet of water.
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    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Hydraulic mining near Virginia City, Montana

    • View of a hydraulic mining operation in Virginia City, Montana; shows wooden sluices, a hose on a reel, rock tailings, a hoist and a section of the sluice or flume, and abandoned headgates.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1872 and 1878]
    • Gold mining in Boren's Gulch, La Plata County, Colorado

    • A miner shovels ore into a wooden sluice at a placer operation in Boren Gulch, La Plata County, Colorado; a man in a top hat holds a pickaxe, another looks on.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1872 and 1878]
    • Silver Ledge mine

    • 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.
    • Green, Frank Russell.
    • [between 1897 and 1913]
    • Golconda extension placer mine, La Plata Mountains, Colo.

    • View of the Golconda Group Mine in Summitville, Rio Grande County, Colorado. Shows wood plank building, log cabin, and tent. A sluice box sits in an excavated trench. Men are in the distance.
    • Goodman, Charles, d. 1912.
    • 1893
    • Golconda placer mine, La Plata Mountains, Colo.

    • View of the Golconda Group Mine near Summitville in Rio Grand County, Colorado. A sluice box sits in an excavated trench. Men work near the trench. Mount Hesperus (Hesperus Mountain) is in the distance.
    • Goodman, Charles, d. 1912.
    • 1893

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