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    • Red Mountain

    • View of the Idarado Mine near Red Mountain Town in the Red Mountain Mining District (Ouray County), Colorado. Shows metal buildings and tailings embankments. Red Mountain number 1 is in the distance.
    • Idarado Mine (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Ouray County (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Red Mountain Mining District (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Red Mountain Number 1 (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Mining--Colorado--Ouray County--1960-1970.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Ouray...
    • [between 1964 and 1967?]
    • Cresson Mine, buckets to mine

    • Buckets hang on an aerial tramway at the Cresson Mine near Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado. Shows mine buildings, embankments, and tailing piles.
    • Cresson Mine (Teller County, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Teller County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Aerial tramways--Colorado--Teller County--1940-1950.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Teller County--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Teller County--1940-1950.; Tailings...
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Sheridan Mine

    • View of the Sheridan Mine in Marshall Basin, San Miguel County, Colorado. Shows mine buildings, a wooden building with dormers, a tent cabin, a tipple and tailings embankments. The Mendota Mine is in the distance.
    • Marshall Basin (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mendota Mine (San Miguel County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; San Miguel County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Sheridan Mine (San Miguel County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mine buildings--Colorado--San Miguel County--1890-1900.;...
    • [ca. 1890]
    • Goldfield

    • Panoramic view of mines, tailings embankments, and frame houses in Goldfield, (Teller County) Colorado. Shows the Town Hall building, an abandoned automobile, sheds, outhouses and dirt roads.
    • Goldfield (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Goldfield--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Goldfield--1930-1940.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Goldfield--1930-1940.
    • 1933 November 10
    • The Antlers, Colorado Springs, Colo.

    • View across the landscaped southern lawn with stepped embankments, to the Antlers Hotel, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado; shows boys with bows and arrows and the five-story stone structure with dormers, covered porches and balconies,...
    • Antlers Hotel (Colorado Springs, Colo.)--Buildings--1890- 1900.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Boys--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Children playing--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Hotels--Colorado--Colorado...
    • [between 1890 and 1898?]
    • Red Mountain Town, jail

    • View of the ruins of the jail in Red Mountain (Red Mountain Town, Ouray County), Colorado. Two men are near a Jeep station wagon beside the tailing embankments from the National Belle Mine, a collapsed tipple and wooden structures, and a partially...
    • National Belle Mine (Ouray County, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Red Mountain (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Red Mountain--1960-1970.; Abandoned mines--Colorado--Red Mountain--1960-1970.; Jails--Colorado--Red Mountain--1960-1970.;...
    • 1967
    • Forbes, Colorado probably strikebreakers

    • In Forbes, Las Animas County, Colorado, four coal miners pose on railroad tracks carrying picks and shovels. Telegraph wires are on the snowy railroad embankments.
    • Forbes (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Coal miners--Colorado--Forbes--1910-1920.; Miners' strikes--Colorado--Forbes--1910-1920.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Forbes--1910-1920.
    • Early placer mining Breckenridge Colo

    • View of a hydraulic gold mine in Breckenridge, Summit County, Colorado; shows eroded embankments, falling water, jets of water from "monitor" nozzles, sluices, flumes, a crane, and miners. Mountains are in the background.
    • Sluices--Colorado--Breckenridge--1880-1890.; Breckenridge (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Flumes--Colorado--Breckenridge--1880-1890.; Gold mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1880-1890.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1880-1890.;...
    • 1880?
    • Glenwood Canyon rock work

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks and masonry embankments flank the Colorado River in Glenwood Canyon, Garfield County, Colorado.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1920-1940.; Embankments--Colorado--Garfield County--1920-1940.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1920-1940.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1920-1940.; Glenwood Canyon (Colo.)--1920-1940.;...
    • [between 1922 and 1935?]
    • Glenwood Canyon

    • View of Colorado River rapids and a dirt road in Glenwood Canyon, Garfield County, Colorado. Stone embankments support the road. Shows telegraph poles and wooden guard rails.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1910-1920.; Garfield County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Glenwood Canyon (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Canyons--Colorado--Garfield County--1910-1920.; Dirt roads--Colorado--Garfield County--1910-1920.; Rivers--Colorado--Garfield...
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Hydraulic mine operation

    • Miners run a "Little Giant" monitor, aiming a jet of water at excavated embankments. The machine has a rock-weighted counterbalance.
    • Hydraulic mining--1890-1920.; Miners--1910-1920.; Mining--1890-1920.
    • [between 1890 and 1920?]
    • The Arkansas River showing the Santa Fe bridge standing and the D. &. R.G. bridge wrecked

    • View of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe railroad bridge and the collapsed Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad bridge over the Arkansas River channel after the flood in Pueblo, Colorado. Men, debris, and railroad ties are on the river...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Bridge failures--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Channels--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Debris--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Floods--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Pueblo--1920-1930.;...
    • [1921 June]
    • Placer mining. The reservoirs for saving water, Columbia, Tuolumne County

    • View of holding ponds for hydraulic gold mines; shows flumes, a gauging weir, and plank embankments. Columbia, Tuolumne County, California, is in the background.
    • Columbia (Calif.)--1860-1880.; Hydraulic Mining--California--Columbia--1860-1880.; Mining--California--Columbia--1860-1880.; Reservoirs--California--Columbia--1860-1880.
    • [between 1865 and 1880?]
    • Gold Prince mines from Treasury Mtn.

    • Aerial view of the abandoned Gold Prince Mine in San Juan County, Colorado. Deteriorating mine buildings, cabins, tailings embankments, and a dirt road are in the distance.
    • Gold Prince Mine (San Juan County, Colo.)--1960-1970.; San Juan County (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Abandoned mines--Colorado--San Juan County--1960-1970.; Mining--Colorado--San Juan County--1960-1970.
    • 1969
    • Las Vegas hot springs, Gallinas Canon

    • View of the Gallinas River in San Miguel County, New Mexico; also shows rocky embankments and a dirt road.
    • Gallinas River (N.M.)--1880-1910.; San Miguel County (N.M.)--1880-1910.; Rivers--New Mexico--San Miguel County--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1903?]
    • Mountain road

    • View of narrow dirt road cut into cliffside, possibly Wolf Creek Pass or the Durango-Silverton Road, Colorado. Rock embankments support the thoroughfare as it rounds a corner in the background.
    • Roads--Colorado--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Sunnyside Mill, Eureka

    • View of the stair-stepped concrete foundations of the Sunnyside Mill in Eureka (San Juan County), Colorado. Shows debris and tailings embankments.
    • Eureka (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Sunnyside Mine (San Juan County, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Mills--Colorado--Eureka--1960-1970.; Ore industry--Colorado--Eureka--1960-1970.; Ruins--Colorado--Eureka--1960-1970.
    • 1964
    • San Francisco from Alcatraz

    • View of San Francisco Bay (San Francisco County), California from the island of Alcatraz. Tall, masted ships are in the bay. Smoke rises over the hills in the distance. Shows cannons and military embankments on the island of Alcatraz.
    • Alcatraz Island (Calif.)--1870-1900.; San Francisco (Calif.)--1870-1900.; San Francisco Bay (Calif.)--1870-1900.; Bays (Bodies of water)--California--San Francisco--1870-1900.; Cannons--California--San Francisco--1870-1900.; Forts &...
    • [between 1870 and 1900?]
    • Mill Mountain & Millboro

    • Wood frame residences sit behind a wood fence and among trees in Millboro (Bath County), Virginia. Chesapeake & Ohio Railway track runs between two embankments; a wooden footbridge spans the tracks. A home sits at the intersection of the tracks and...
    • Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company--1900-1910.; Mill Mountain (Va. : Ridge)--1900-1910.; Millboro (Va.)--1900-1910.; Houses--Virginia--Millboro--1900-1910.; Pedestrian bridges--Virginia--Millboro--1900-1910.; Railroad...
    • [between 1900 and 1905?]
    • Columbia River Highway, embankment

    • An automobile and driver pause near the basalt pillar known as the Bishops Hat or Mushroom Rock on the Columbia River Highway in Shepperds Dell State Natural Area, Multnomah County, Oregon. Shows a masonry wall constructed by Italian masons who...
    • Columbia River Highway (Or.)--1910-1920.; Multnomah County (Or.)--1910-1920.; Shepperds Dell State Natural Area (Or.)--1910-1920.; Roads--Oregon--Multnomah County--1910-1920.; Rock formations--Oregon--Multnomah County--1910-1920.; State parks &...
    • [between 1915 and 1920?]
    • Paint gang 1 1/2 mile north of Manzanola, Colo.

    • A paint crew in work clothes is shown on a railroad bridge near Manzanola (Otero County), Colorado, on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe line. The bridge, probably at the Catlin Canal, is constructed of steel girders and concrete embankments. Two...
    • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company--1900-1910.; Catlin Canal (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Manzanola (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Painting--Colorado--Manzanola--1900-1910.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Manzanola--1900-1910.; Railroad construction &...
    • 1906
    • Cheyenne Mt. from Colorado Springs

    • View along Monument Creek, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, shows embankments and trees, houses, a trestle bridge, a business sign: "Roby's Carriage Repository," and Cheyenne Mountain in the background.
    • Cheyenne Mountain (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Monument Creek (El Paso County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Streams--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Trestles--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1895?]
    • Hydraulic mining, Idaho

    • View of a placer mine in Idaho; shows pipes, a trestle flume, and a miner aiming a jet of water at eroded embankments.
    • Flumes--Idaho--1860-1890.; Hydraulic mining--Idaho--1860-1890.; Miners--Idaho--1860-1890.; Mining--Idaho--1860-1890.
    • [between 1860 and 1890?]
    • San Juan County

    • View of a hydraulic placer gold mine in San Juan County, Colorado; shows miners with 'monitor' nozzles aiming jets of water at eroded embankments. A flume leaks in the background.
    • San Juan County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Flumes--Colorado--San Juan County--1880-1900.; Gold mining--Colorado--San Juan County--1880-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--San Juan County--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--San Juan County--1880-1900.;...
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Placer mining Alma Placer Park Co, Colo

    • View of the Alma Placer, a hydraulic gold mine in Park County, Colorado; shows eroded embankments, a crane, and miners using monitors to aim jets of water.
    • Alma Placer (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Park County (Colo.); Hoisting machinery--Park County--1880-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Park County--1880-1900.; Miners--Park County--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Park County--1880-1900.
    • 1887
    • Hydraulic mine, Summit County, Colorado

    • View of a placer mining operation in Summit County, Colorado; shows a jet of water, eroded embankments, and a frame structure with ladders and platforms. Miners work; houses are in the background.
    • Summit County (Colo.)--1860-1890.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Summit County--1860-1890.; Miners--Colorado--Summit County--1860-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Summit County--1860-1890.
    • [between 1860 and 1890?]
    • Hydraulic sluicing - Atlin G. M. Co., British Columbia

    • View of Atlin G. M. Company placer gold mining in British Columbia, Canada; shows monitors, eroded embankments, miners, and a sluice.
    • Sluices--Canada--British Columbia--1870-1900.; Gold mining--Canada--British Columbia--1870-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Canada--British Columbia--1870-1900.; Miners--Canada--British Columbia--1870-1900.; Mining--Canada--British Columbia--1870-1900.
    • [between 1870 and 1900?]
    • Dam near Hahn's Peak, Colo.

    • A man sits on a log near Willow Creek or Deep Creek near Hahns Peak (Routt County; also known as Poverty Bar), Colorado. A dam is made of dirt embankments, supported by logs and rocks. Machinery is at the edge of the dam.
    • Hahns Peak (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Dams--Colorado--Hahns Peak--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Sluicing at Park Reservoir

    • View of hydraulic gold placer mining at Park Reservoir, Sheridan County, Wyoming; shows miners working by embankments, sluices, scaffolding, and holding ponds.
    • Sluices--Wyoming--Sheridan County--1910-1920.; Park Reservoir (Wyo.)--1910-1920.; Gold mining--Wyoming--Sheridan County--1910-1920.; Hydraulic mining--Wyoming--Sheridan County--1910-1920.; Miners--Wyoming--Sheridan County--1910-1920.;...
    • May 1, 1910
    • Peere [i.e. Pere] Marquette R.R.

    • View of a Pere Marquette Railroad passenger train near Flint (Genessee County), Michigan. The train is near a trestle with cement embankments. The locomotive has a cowcatcher. A man with a hat stands near the tracks.
    • Flint (Mich.)--1900-1910.; Railroads--Michigan--Flint--1900-1910.; Trestles--Michigan--Flint--1900-1910.; Pere Marquette Railroad.
    • 1901
    • Smuggler trail, Pennsylvania Tunnel

    • A pack train descends a trail that zig zags down a steep slope from the Smuggler-Union Mine, and Marshall Basin, in San Miguel County, Colorado. Shows tailings embankments on the upper slope and a long snowshed and stream at the base of the slope.
    • San Miguel County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Packtrains.; Snowsheds.; Trails & paths.
    • La Cuesta Creek, Gaviota Pass

    • View of a creek identified as La Cuesta Creek at Gaviota Pass, Santa Barbara County, California. Shows high embankments along the side of the river, smoothed rocks, and trees.
    • Gaviota Pass (Calif.)--1870-1900.; Santa Barbara County (Calif.)--1870-1890.; Passes (Landforms)--California--Santa Barbara County--1870-1900.; Streams--California--Santa Barbara County--1870-1900.
    • [between 1870 and 1900?]
    • Royal Gorge, prior to 1911

    • View of Royal Gorge, Fremont County, Colorado; shows the Arkansas River, cliffs, stone embankments, Hanging Bridge, and Denver and Rio Grande Railroad tracks.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company.--1900-1920.; Arkansas River--1900-1920.; Royal Gorge (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Canyons--Colorado--Fremont County--1900-1920.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Fremont County--1900-1920.; Railroad...
    • [between 1900 and 1911?]
    • Hydraulic mining, San Juan County, Colorado

    • Placer mine operations in San Juan County, Colorado, consist of jets of water aimed at eroded embankments; miners watch from frame buildings and a bridge over a creek.
    • San Juan County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Buildings--Colorado--San Juan County--1880-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--San Juan County--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--San Juan County--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--San Juan County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • The Antlers, Colorado Springs

    • View of the west face of the Antlers Hotel, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado; features bays, dormers, half-timbering, half-round towers, covered porches/balconies, and chimneys. A few women are on the lawn with stepped embankments and...
    • Antlers Hotel (Colorado Springs, Colo.)--Buildings--1890- 1900.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hotels--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Women--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1898?]
    • Junction of Gray Back Placer & Middle Creek Placer Colo.

    • View of the Grayback Mining District, Costilla County, Colorado; shows meadows, forest, and hills. A covered wagon and a man on horseback are by the creek bottom; embankments in the background have erosion from hydraulic gold dredges.
    • Costilla County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Covered wagons--Colorado--Costilla County--1900-1910.; Horseback riding--Colorado--Costilla County--1900-1910.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Costilla County--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Costilla...
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Officers Bar - south end

    • View of Officer's Bar and the Grayback Mine District in Placer, Costilla County, Colorado; shows (1-1) Grayback Gulch, (2) Placer Creek, and (3) Grayback on iron cut. Embankments show erosion from hydraulic gold dredging.
    • Costilla County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Grayback Gulch (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Placer Creek (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Costilla County--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Costilla County--1930-1940.
    • 1932
    • Laguna

    • View of Laguna Pueblo, New Mexico; shows Native American adobe dwellings, sheep pens, ovens, Rio Puerco, and eroded embankments.
    • Indians of North America--Structures--New Mexico--Laguna--1880-1890.; Laguna Indians--Structures--New Mexico--Laguna--1880-1890.; Pueblo Indians--Structures--New Mexico--Laguna--1880-1890.; Laguna (N.M.)--1880-1890.; Rio Puerco (Rio Arriba...
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • La Cuesta Creek, Gaviota Pass

    • View of a creek identified as La Cuesta Creek at Gaviota Pass, Santa Barbara County, California. Shows high embankments along the side of the river, large smoothed rocks and trees.
    • Gaviota Pass (Calif.)--1870-1900.; Santa Barbara County (Calif.)--1870-1900.; Passes (Landforms)--California--Santa Barbara County--1870-1900.; Streams--California--Santa Barbara County--1870-1900.
    • [between 1870 and 1900?]
    • Gaviota Pass

    • View of a dirt road and a bridge on Gaviota Pass, Santa Barbara County, California. Shows steep rock embankments, an iron bridge and trees.
    • Gaviota Pass (Calif.)--1870-1900.; Santa Barbara County (Calif.)--1870-1900.; Bridges--California--Santa Barbara County--1870-1900.; Passes (Landforms)--California--Santa Barbara County--1870-1900.
    • [between 1870 and 1900?]
    • Gold mining - Granite, Colorado

    • View of placer gold mine in the Arkansas River flood plain, Granite, Chaffee County, Colorado; shows a miner running a hydraulic 'monitor' nozzle. Embankments and hills are in the background.
    • Granite (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Granite--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Granite--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Stratford-on-Avon, Trinity Church

    • A view of Holy Trinity Church in Stratford-on-Avon, England. Shows a church with towers, spires, tracery windows and a steeple. The Avon River, brick embankments and the parish cemetery are seen nearby.
    • Holy Trinity Church (Stratford-on-Avon, England)--1890-1910.; Avon, River (Leicestershire-Gloucestershire, England)--1890-1910.; Stratford-on-Avon (England)--1890-1910.; Anglican churches--England--Stratford-on-Avon--1890-1910.;...
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • The Villard gold spike excursion

    • Men crowd embankments during an excursion on the newly opened Northern Pacific Railroad transcontinental route below Multnomah Falls in Multnomah County, Oregon. The Benson footbridge spans a gap at the base of the 620 foot waterfall.
    • Northern Pacific Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Multnomah County (Or.)--1880-1890.; Multnomah Creek (Or.)--1880-1890.; Multnomah Falls (Or.)--1880-1890.; Men--Oregon--Multnomah County--1880-1890.; Pedestrian bridges--Oregon--Multnomah...
    • [1883]
    • Palisade peach orchards, Grand Valley, Colo.

    • View south over agricultural fields and peach orchards of Palisade, Mesa County, Colorado; shows embankments of the Colorado River.
    • Palisade (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Croplands--Colorado--Palisade--1910-1920.; Peach orchards--Colorado--Palisade--1910-1920.
    • [1912?]
    • Point Sublime from No. Cheyenne Cañon

    • View toward rock formation Point Sublime from High Drive in North Cheyenne Canyon, Colorado; one lane dirt road leading to Colorado Springs and Cripple Creek District Railway (also called the Short Line); wooden bridge over stream in canyon; wooden...
    • Roads - embankments--Colorado--1900-1920.; North Cheyenne Canyon (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Bridges--Colorado--1900-1920.; Roads--Colorado--1900-1920.; Rock formations--Colorado--1900-1920.; Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek District Railway.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Bridge @ Dotsero

    • View of a Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Dotsero Cutoff bridge over the Colorado river, in Eagle County, Colorado; men stand by embankments.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1930-1940.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1930-1940.; Dotsero Cutoff (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Eagle County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Eagle County--1930-1940.
    • 1934
    • Sky Line drive, Canon City, Colo.

    • Switchback along Skyline Drive near Canon City, Colorado; dirt road built by convict labor with stone embankments ascending ridge; valley.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Skyline Drive (Canon City, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Roads--Colorado--Canon City--1900-1910.
    • [between 1903 and 1910]
    • Burns Hole before RR

    • Mesas and steep embankments flank the Colorado River in Eagle County, Colorado.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1930-1940.; Eagle County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Rivers--Colorado--Eagle County--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1933?]
    • Gilman, from Eagle River Canon

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande Railroad flat cars piled with logs near the Eagle River in Eagle River Canyon, near Gilman (Eagle County), Colorado. Shows mines, a mine tramway, a tipple and tailings embankments, and wood frame buildings. Houses in...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Eagle River (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gilman (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Gilman--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Gilman--1880-1890.; Railroad freight...
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]


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