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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.
    • Bachman, Al.
    • [between 1964 and 1967?]
    • 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.
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    • 1933 November 10
    • 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.
    • Carpenter, W. J., photographer.
    • [ca. 1890]
    • 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.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • 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...
    • Bachman, Al.
    • 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.
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    • Glenwood Canyon rock work

    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks and masonry embankments flank the Colorado River in Glenwood Canyon, Garfield County, Colorado.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1922 and 1935?]
    • Hydraulic mine operation

    • Miners run a "Little Giant" monitor, aiming a jet of water at excavated embankments. The machine has a rock-weighted counterbalance.
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    • [between 1890 and 1920?]
    • 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.
    • Bachman, Al.
    • 1969
    • 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.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1870 and 1900?]
    • 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.
    • Weitfle, Charles, 1836-
    • [between 1860 and 1890?]
    • 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.
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    • [between 1860 and 1890?]
    • 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.
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    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • 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.
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    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • 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.
    • Davis, O. T.
    • [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.
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    • 1932
    • 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.
    • Erdlen, C. W.
    • [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.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • 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.
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    • 1880?
    • 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...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [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...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [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...
    • Whipple Brothers.
    • 1906
    • 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.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1870 and 1900?]
    • 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.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • 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.
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    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • 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.
    • Hook, W. E. (William Edward), 1833-1908.
    • [between 1890 and 1895?]
    • 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.
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    • 1887
    • 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.
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    • 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.
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    • 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.
    • Byers, Joseph E.
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    • 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...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1890 and 1898?]
    • 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...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • 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,...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1890 and 1898?]
    • 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.
    • Brown, W. Henry (William Henry)
    • [between 1880 and 1903?]
    • 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.
    • Bachman, Al.
    • 1964
    • 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.
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    • [between 1880 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.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1900 and 1911?]
    • Laguna

    • View of Laguna Pueblo, New Mexico; shows Native American adobe dwellings, sheep pens, ovens, Rio Puerco, and eroded embankments.
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
    • [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.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [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.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1870 and 1900?]
    • 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.
    • Haynes, F. Jay (Frank Jay), 1853-1921.
    • [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.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [1912?]
    • Sky Line Drive, Canon City, Colo.

    • Skyline Drive near Canon City, Fremont County, Colorado; dirt road built by convict labor along ridgetop with sandstone embankments; valley, agricultural lands, Sand Creek and a road show below.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1903 and 1910]
    • Clear Creek Series - Russell Gulch

    • Gold miners aim water jets at embankments in this Russell Gulch, Gilpin County, Colorado placer mine; men watch the hydraulic mining operation.
    • Collier, Joseph.
    • [between 1860 and 1970]
    • Hydraulic mining. The sluice blocks

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

    • View of the abandoned Bachelor Mine, tailings piles supported by log retaining walls and wooden mine buildings near rock formations on Bachelor Mountain near Creede in Mineral County, Colorado.
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 1994

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