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    • Swink Sugar Factory beet flumes

    • Four men stand on piles of sugar beets next to the flumes at the heavy-tresseled dump of the Swink Sugar Factory, Swink, Otero County, Colorado.
    • Beets--Colorado--Swink--1910-1920.; Sugar industry--Colorado--Swink--1910-1920.; Swink (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Flumes--Colorado--Swink--1910-1920.; Food industry--Colorado--Swink--1910-1920.
    • 1910
    • Waste gates in a flume

    • Wood block depicts wooden flumes probably used for hydraulic mining on rocky slopes. Water cascades from an overflow waste gate; forest tops the hill.
    • Flumes--1880-1890.; Mining--1880-1890.
    • [1883]
    • 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?
    • Leadville, famous mining centre ($15,000,000 yearly), S.W. to Mt. Massive, Colo.

    • View of the Leadville mining district, in Lake County, Colorado; shows tailings, flumes, ore processing facilities, houses, and the Sawatch Mountains.
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1860-1890.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Leadville--1860-1890.; Flumes--Colorado--Leadville--1860-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Leadville--1860-1890.
    • [between 1860 and 1890?]
    • A bit of mountain trail, near Aspen, Colo.

    • View of a stream in Pitkin County, Colorado; shows dirt road and flumes used in hydraulic gold placer mining.
    • Pitkin County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Flumes--Colorado--Pitkin County--1880-1900.; Gold mining--Colorado--Pitkin County--1880-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Pitkin County--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Pitkin County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Building pipe line from Loch Lomond to Alice for gold mill Clear Creek County, Colorado

    • Timber frames support pipes or flumes in Clear Creek County, Colorado, to supply water for hydraulic placer gold mine operations; mountains and forest are in the background.
    • Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Flumes--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1900-1910.; Gold mining--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1900-1910.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Clear Creek...
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Building pipe line from Loch Lomond to Alice for gold mill Clear Creek County, Colorado

    • Timber frames support pipes or flumes in Clear Creek County, Colorado, to supply water for hydraulic placer gold mine operations; bluffs and forest are in the background.
    • Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Flumes--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1900-1910.; Gold mining--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1900-1910.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Clear Creek...
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Water supply

    • View of two abandoned wooden waterwheels and flumes probably in Wyoming. Various boards and construction materials are on the ground near the waterwheels. A wooden building is in the distance. Probably used to supply Native Americans (Shoshone)...
    • Indians of North America--Government relations--Wyoming--1880-1910.; Shoshoni Indians--Government relations--Wyoming--1880-1910.; Flumes--Wyoming--1880-1910.; Waterwheels--Wyoming--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1910?]
    • Hydraulic mining near Breckenridge, Colorado

    • View of hydraulic gold placer mining, near Breckenridge, Summit County, Colorado; shows pipes, water jets, flumes, buildings, and mountains.
    • Breckenridge (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Buildings--Colorado--Breckenridge--1890-1900.; Flumes--Colorado--Breckenridge--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1890-1900.
    • July, 1897
    • 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?]
    • De Beque, Colorado

    • View of a frame mine building used in oil shale processing in or near De Beque (Mesa County), Colorado. Shows a tailings pile, an oil-stained ravine, a smokestack, and flumes or chutes on a steep slope.
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; De Beque (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Mine buildings--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Mining--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.
    • 1920 October
    • Colorado mining

    • View of two arrastras, large horizontal wheels, powered by water brought in by flumes, somewhere in early mining camp in Colorado. The wheels were possibly used for crushing ore or as a sluice box.
    • Mining--Colorado--1870-1880.
    • 1876
    • Cerro completed before flood

    • View of the Cerro Ditch in an arroyo or river bed in Costilla County, Colorado. A headgate, trees and hills are in the distance.
    • Costilla County (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Cerro Ditch (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Irrigation canals & flumes.; Irrigation canals and flumes--Colorado--Costilla County--Pictorial works.; Costilla County (Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Cerro Ditch (Colo.)--Pictorial...
    • 1960?
    • Vallejos Ditch headgate construction

    • View of the construction of a headgate for the Vallejos Ditch (1854), part of the Ditch No.5, USDA Special Improvement Project for the Vallejos Ditch irrigation system, in San Pablo (Costilla County), Colorado. Two men work near a wooden concrete...
    • San Pablo (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Vallejos Ditch (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Irrigation canals & flumes.; Construction.; Hispanic Americans--Colorado--Pictorial works.; Irrigation canals and flumes--Colorado--San Pablo--Design and construction--Pictorial...
    • 1965
    • Bill Moreno irrigates his crops

    • Hispanic American Bill Moreno irrigates his field in San Luis (Costilla County), Colorado. He stands beside an irrigation ditch and uses rubber hoses to siphon water out of the ditch. He wears a cowboy hat, a plaid shirt and holds a shovel. Trees...
    • Hispanic Americans--1970-1980.; Mexican Americans--1970-1980.; San Luis (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Irrigation.; Agriculture.; Farmers.; Irrigation canals & flumes.; Moreno, Bill--Pictorial works.; Hispanic Americans--Colorado--Pictorial works.; Mexican...
    • [1970?]
    • Vallejos Ditch headgate construction

    • View of the construction of a headgate for the Vallejos Ditch (1854), part of the Ditch No.5, USDA Special Improvement Project for the Vallejos Ditch irrigation system, in San Pablo (Costilla County), Colorado. Two men work near a wooden concrete...
    • San Pablo (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Vallejos Ditch (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Irrigation canals & flumes.; Construction.; Irrigation canals and flumes--Colorado--San Pablo--Design and construction--Pictorial works.; San Pablo (Colo.)--Pictorial works.;...
    • 1965
    • Hydraulic mining

    • View of a placer mine district; shows eroded embankments, a stream, frame buildings, trestle flumes, and pine forest.
    • Mining camps--Colorado--1860-1890.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1860-1890.; Mining--Colorado--1860-1890.
    • [between 1860 and 1890?]
    • Concrete lined Vallejos Ditch, Costilla County, Colorado

    • View of the concrete lined Vallejos Ditch, after the USDA. Ditch no. 5 Special Improvement Project for the Vallejos Ditch system in San Pablo (Costilla County), Colorado. Shows a headgate in the irrigation ditch. Sagebrush and pinon covered hills...
    • Sangre de Cristo Mountains (Colo. and N.M.)--1960-1970.; Vallejos Ditch (Colo.)--1960-1970.; San Pablo (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Irrigation canals & flumes.; Irrigation canals and flumes--Colorado--San Pablo--Pictorial works.; Sangre de Cristo Mountains...
    • [1965]
    • Headgate opening ceremony, Vallejos Ditch Project

    • Two men open the headgates at a ceremony to celebrate the completion of the Vallejos Ditch System, Ditch No.5, a USDA Special Improvement Project in San Pedro (Costilla County), Colorado. Four men look on, George G. Romero is second from the right,...
    • San Pedro (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Vallejos Ditch (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Irrigation canals & flumes.; Romero, George G.--Pictorial works.; Hispanic Americans--Colorado--Pictorial works.; Mexican Americans--Colorado--Pictorial works.; Irrigation canals...
    • 1965
    • Concrete lined Vallejos Ditch, San Luis Valley, Colorado

    • View of the recently completed, concrete lined, Vallejos Ditch after a USDA special improvement project to improve the Vallejos Ditch system for San Pablo (Costilla County), Colorado. An automobile is parked near the irrigation ditch. The snow...
    • Sangre de Cristo Mountains (Colo. and N.M.)--1960-1970.; Vallejos Ditch (Colo.)--1960-1970.; San Pablo (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Irrigation canals & flumes.; Irrigation canals and flumes--San Pablo--Pictorial works.; Sangre de Cristo Mountains (Colo....
    • [1965]
    • Vallejos Ditch before improvements

    • Hispanic American George G. Romero kneels beside the Vallejos Ditch near an old headgate, prior to the USDA Ditch no. 5 Special Improvement Project for the Vallejos Ditch System, in San Pablo (Costilla County), Colorado. Shows graded earth beside...
    • San Pablo (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Vallejos Ditch (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Irrigation canals & flumes.; Construction.; Romero, George G.--Pictorial works.; Hispanic Americans--Colorado--Pictorial works.; Mexican Americans--Colorado--Pictorial works.;...
    • 1965?
    • The acequia madre Pueblo San Juan

    • Native American (Pueblo, Tewa) men pose on a bridge over the main irrigation ditch at San Juan Pueblo, New Mexico. One man wears moccasins, leggings, and a long shirt. The other man wears a blanket. Adobe buildings are nearby.
    • Indians of North America--Structures--New Mexico--San Juan Pueblo--1880-1900.; Pueblo Indians--Structures--New Mexico--San Juan Pueblo--1880-1900.; Tewa Indians--Structures--New Mexico--San Juan Pueblo--1880-1900.; San Juan Pueblo...
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Placer mining Alma Colo

    • Gold miners pose at a hydraulic mine in Alma, Park County, Colorado; bluffs in the background have erosion and falling water. A jet of water issues from a "monitor" nozzle; a flume is in the foreground.
    • Alma (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Flumes--Colorado--Park County--1880-1900.; Gold mining--Colorado--Park County--1880-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Park County--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Park County--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Park...
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Stull loading, Gallatin Co., Montana

    • Men stand and pose on a timber flume and a raised platform (stull) in Gallatin County, Montana. The men wear overalls or trousers with suspenders and hats, and they stand beside stacks of timber on railroad cars. Water falls below a flume probably...
    • Gallatin County (Mont.)--1890-1910.; Flumes--Montana--Gallatin County--1890-1910.; Loggers--Montana--Gallatin County--1890-1910.; Logs--Montana--Gallatin County--1890-1910.; Lumber industry--Montana--Gallatin County--1890-1910.; Railroad freight...
    • [between 1895 and 1910?]
    • Clear Creek Canyon

    • View of the Colorado Central Railroad Company line along Clear Creek, in probably Jefferson County, Colorado. Shows railroad tracks, shrubs, a wooden flume along the canyon wall and the rocky banks of Clear Creek.
    • Colorado Central Railroad Company--1860-1880.; Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1860-1880.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--1860-1880.; Flumes--Jefferson County--Colorado--1860-1880.; Railroad tracks--Jefferson County--Colorado--1860-1880.;...
    • [between 1868 and 1880?]
    • Pipe connection to penstock of open flume before banding the pipe

    • View of a wooden pipeline and flume under construction by the Stanley Mine in Clear Creek County, Colorado. Shows wooden pipe partially banded with iron. Mine buildings are in the distance. Rubble and boards are near the pipeline.
    • Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Stanley Mine (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Construction--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1890-1900.; Flumes--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1890-1900.; Pipelines--Colorado--Clear Creek...
    • 1894 Oct
    • Irrigation canal

    • View of an irrigation ditch probably near Trinidad (Las Animas County), Colorado. Mountains are in the distance.
    • Las Animas County (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Irrigation canals & flumes--Colorado--Las Animas County--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Irrigation ditch

    • View of an irrigation ditch possibly in Colorado. A sluice crosses above the irrigation ditch. Mesas are in the distance.
    • Irrigation canals & flumes--1900-1920.
    • [between 1901 and 1920?]
    • High Line Canal, Platte Canon

    • View of Highline Canal in a wood frame aqueduct near Platte Canyon, Douglas County, Colorado.
    • Douglas County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Highline Canal (Douglas County-Denver, County, Colo.)--1880-1900.; Aqueducts--Colorado--Douglas County--1880-1900.; Irrigation canals & flumes--Colorado--Douglas--1880-1900.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • The flume in Platte Canon

    • View of the Highline Canal, South Platte River, and Denver, South Park and Pacific railroad tracks in Platte Canyon, Douglas County, Colorado. Timber and abandoned construction tracks are nearby.
    • Denver, South Park, and Pacific Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Douglas County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Highline Canal (Douglas County-Denver County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Platte Canyon (Colo.)--1880-1890.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1880-1890.;...
    • [between 1882 and 1989?]
    • San Juan County near Silverton, Colo.

    • View of Arastra Gulch, San Juan County, Colorado; shows a wagon road, a water flume for the Silver Lake Mill on a trestle, and bridges over the Animas River.
    • Animas River (Colo. and N.M.)--1900-1910.; San Juan County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Bridges--Colorado--San Juan County--1900-1910.; Flumes--Colorado--San Juan County--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--San Juan County--1900-1910.; Rivers--Colorado--San Juan...
    • [1906]
    • Highline Canal in Platte Canon

    • View of Highline Canal, South Platte River and Denver, South Park and Pacific Railroad tracks, Douglas County, Colorado.
    • Denver, South Park, and Pacific Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Douglas County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Highline Canal (Douglas County-Denver, County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1880-1890.; Irrigation canals &...
    • [between 1882 and 1890]
    • Carriage in man-made ravine

    • People in a horse-drawn carriage pass over a portion of probably the South Canal, part of the Gunnison Tunnel Project of the U.S. Reclamation Service in Montrose County, Colorado. The canal is dry and probably not completed. Mountains are in the...
    • Montrose County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; South Canal (Montrose County, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Irrigation canals & flumes--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.
    • [between 1905 and 1909?]
    • Clear Creek flume

    • Clear creek runs beneath a bridge near a mining flume in Empire, Colorado.
    • Flumes--Colorado--Empire--1950-1960.; Empire (Colo.)--1950-1960.
    • 1960
    • Fairmount Cemetery from above

    • Aerial view of Fairmount Cemetery and the Windsor neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; the crematorium, offices and Highline Canal are in the foreground. Quebec Street, Byers Avenue, Road 13, and Cherry Creek are in the background.
    • Fairmount Cemetery (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Highline Canal (Douglas County-Denver, County, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Windsor (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Cemeteries--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Irrigation canals &...
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Gunnison Tunnel entrance from inside

    • Interior view of the Gunnison Tunnel towards the tunnel entrance, Montrose County, Colorado. Shows wooden beam rafters and a railroad switch.
    • Gunnison Tunnel (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Interiors--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Irrigation canals & flumes--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Montrose County--1900-1910.;...
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