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    • Boston and Colorado Smelting Works at Argo

    • Etching of the Boston and Colorado Smelting Works complex in the current Globeville neighborhood of Denver, Colorado.
    • Argo Smelting Company (Denver, Colo.); Boston & Colorado Gold and Silver Smelting Company.; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • undated
    • Jerome C. Biffle

    • Jerome C. Biffle Athlete and High School Counselor Native Denverite; named outstanding broad jumper in the United States, 1950; All American A.A.U. track team, 1952; first Coloradan to win an Olympic Gold Medal, Helsinki, Finland, 1952; first black...
    • Biffle, Jerome C.
    • undated
    • Edward J. Sanderlin

    • Edward J. Sanderlin 1824-1891 Businessman Arrived in Colorado during the Pikes Peak Gold Rush of 1859. After striking it rich in the mines, he expanded his fortune with skillful property and ranching investments. Mr. Sanderlin was a close friend...
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    • undated
    • Boston and Colorado Smelting Company

    • Etching of the Boston and Colorado Smelting Company located in the Globeville neighborhood of Denver, Colorado.
    • Argo Smelting Company (Denver, Colo.); Boston & Colorado Gold and Silver Smelting Company.; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • undated
    • Boston and Colorado Smelting Company

    • Etching of the Boston and Colorado Smelting Company located in the Globeville neighborhood of Denver, Colorado.
    • Argo Smelting Company (Denver, Colo.); Boston & Colorado Gold and Silver Smelting Company.; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • undated
    • Weckbaugh Mansion stained glass windows

    • Photograph of the gothic inspired stained glass windows and decorative gold leafing in the Weckbaugh Mansion located in Denver, Colorado. Designed by J.J.B. Benedict, the 1930-33 Weckbaugh house is one of few local examples of the Norman Chateau...
    • Weckbaugh, Ella Mullen--Homes & haunts.; Country Club (Denver, Colo.) Neighborhood); Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • Undated
    • Barney Ford

    • Barney Ford 1822-1902 Businessman Came to Denver in 1860; gold miner in Breckenridge, Colorado; owner of the former Inter-Ocean Hotel at 16th and Black Streets; a civil rights leader of the 19th century; established Denver's first Adult Education...
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    • undated
    • Placer mining near Hahns Peak, Colo.

    • At a gold placer mine near Hahns Peak, Routt County, Colorado, miners use hydraulic nozzles (monitors) fitted with rock counterbalances and miners with shovels stand inside the wash. A man in a suit and hat watches on.
    • Hahns Peak (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Gold mining--Colorado--Hahns Peak--1940-1950.; Hydraulic Mining--Colorado--Hahns Peak--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Hahns Peak--1940-1950.
    • Spring 1948?
    • Photographed at Ironton, Colorado

    • In Ironton, Ouray County, Colorado, people and a dog pose by a log business with signs: "B. Ware and I. Steele. Plain Sewing;" and "Pawn Brokers Co." The men are in suits with gold chains; the women wear flounced skirts with draped overdresses,...
    • Ironton (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Dogs--Colorado--Ironton--1880-1890.; Girls--Colorado--Ironton--1880-1890.; Log buildings--Colorado--Ironton--1880-1890.; Pawnshops--Colorado--Ironton--1880-1890.; Women--Colorado--Ironton--1880-1890.
    • September 8, 1886
    • Strong mine shaft at Victor, view is southeast

    • View of the Strong Mine with head frame and buildings, tailings at left from the Independence Mine, Victor (Teller County), Colorado.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Victor--1930-1940.; Strong Mine (Teller County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Victor (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Gold mining--Colorado--Victor--1930-1940.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Victor--1930-1940.;...
    • September 4, 1930
    • A view of the Sangre de Christo from west Victor.

    • View of mines with tailings on Raven Hill near Victor (Teller County), Colorado. "Moose" is lettered on a mill building; the Sangre de Cristo mountains are in the distance.
    • Sangre de Cristo Mountains (Colo. and N.M.)--1890-1900.; Victor (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Gold mining--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.; Hills--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.; Moose Mine (Teller County, Colo.)--1890-1900.;
    • September 2, 1897
    • Summitville, South Mountain in background

    • View of the Summitville mining district offices and living quarters; reopened gold, silver and copper mines, Rio Grande County, Colorado; South Mountain in distance; mill on left, in ruin, after a snowslide.
    • Summitville (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Summitville--1960-1970.; Avalanches--Colorado--Summitville--1960-1970.; Dwellings--Colorado--Summitville--1960-1970.; Mining--Colorado--Summitville--1960-1970.
    • September 1960
    • Fairplay, Colorado dredge

    • Distant view of a hydraulic placer gold mining dredge, Fairplay, Park County, Colorado with Mosquito Range in background.
    • Dredges--Colorado--Fairplay--1950-1960.; Gold dredging--Colorado--Fairplay--1950-1960.; Fairplay (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Fairplay--1950-1960.; Mining--Colorado--Fairplay--1950-1960.
    • September 1953
    • Fairplay, Colorado dredge

    • Distant view of a gold mining dredge and tailings, Fairplay, Park County, Colorado with Mosquito Range in background.
    • Dredges--Colorado--Fairplay--1950-1960.; Gold dredging--Colorado--Fairplay--1950-1960.; Fairplay (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Fairplay--1950-1960.; Mining--Colorado--Fairplay--1950-1960.
    • September 1953
    • Ironton and the Red Mountains Ouray Co, Colo. Sept. 1888.

    • A view of a mountainside shows Ironton, Ouray County, Colorado, below. Small gable-roofed buildings are along a wide road with board sidewalks; the Red Mountains are behind.
    • Ironton (Colo.)--1880-1890.
    • September 1888
    • Ironton, Colo. looking Down. Sept.-1888.

    • A view down the main street of Ironton, Ouray County, Colorado, shows a carriage, three horsemen, and two standing men posing at the edge of town; the street is lined with wood business buildings. The river runs nearby, mine tailings are on the...
    • Ironton (Colo.)--1880-1890.
    • September 1888
    • Telluride, Colorado, looking north-east, Sept. 1886

    • View looking northeast over Telluride, San Miguel County, Colorado, with cliffs and San Juans in background. Town consists of mainly wood frame structures; side and back view of original 1885 county brick courthouse centerground; American House...
    • Telluride (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Telluride--1880-1890.
    • September 1886
    • Aspen, Colo.

    • The Wheeler Opera House, and the Webber Block (with dome) are obvious in this view overlooking Aspen (Pitkin County), Colorado. Red Mountain in background.
    • Aspen (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Red Mountain (Pitkin County, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Aspen--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Aspen--1940-1950.
    • September 12, 1946
    • San Bernardo or Matterhorn

    • View of an abandoned mine building in the old mining camp of Matterhorn (San Miguel County), Colorado.
    • Abandoned mines--Colorado--Matterhorn--1940-1950.; Matterhorn (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Matterhorn--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Matterhorn--1940-1950.
    • September 11, 1947
    • Old mine, Nevadaville

    • View of an unidentified abandoned mine with a cable hoist and head frame in the ghost town of Nevadaville (Gilpin County), Colorado.
    • Abandoned mines--Colorado--Nevadaville--1940-1950.; Nevadaville (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Nevadaville--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Nevadaville--1940-1950.
    • October 6, 1940
    • Mine hoist, Nevadaville

    • View of a cable hoist at an unidentified abandoned mine in the ghost town of Nevadaville (Gilpin County), Colorado.
    • Abandoned mines--Colorado--Nevadaville--1940-1950.; Nevadaville (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Nevadaville--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Nevadaville--1940-1950.
    • October 6, 1940
    • Old mine, Nevadaville

    • View of an unidentified abandoned mine with tailings in the ghost town of Nevadaville (Gilpin County), Colorado.
    • Abandoned mines--Colorado--Nevadaville--1940-1950.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Nevadaville--1940-1950.; Nevadaville (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Nevadaville--1940-1950.
    • October 6, 1940
    • Poverty Gulch, Cripple Creek and Victor

    • View shows tailings piles and mine buildings in Poverty Gulch near Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado.
    • Tailings embankments--Colorado--Teller County--1940-1950.; Poverty Gulch (Teller County, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Teller County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Teller County--1940-1950.
    • October 5, 1941
    • Gold Seal Dairy

    • View of a delivery truck and wooden milk crates near the Gold Seal Dairy at 408 East 7th (Seventh) Avenue in Denver, Colorado. A sign on the building reads: "Gold Seal Wholesalers & Re[tailers] Main 58[11]".
    • Gold Seal Dairies Inc.--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dairy products industry--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Trucks--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • October 29, 1930
    • Gold retort, Whiting Mine, Central City

    • View of a gold 'sponge' ingot, from the Whiting Mine, Central City, Colorado.
    • Whiting Mine (Central City, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Central City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gold--Colorado--Central City--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1880-1890.
    • October 25, 1888
    • Searchlight

    • Monthly newsletter produced by Trinity Methodist Church located in Denver, Colorado. Includes editorials, news bulletins, and general information regarding the youth of the church.
    • Christians--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; Youth--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; Trinity United Methodist Church (Denver, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church (Denver, Colo.)--History.; Methodist...
    • October 1949
    • No. 6 Canadian Klondike Mining Co. dredge

    • A group of men pose next to a Klondike Mining Company hydraulic placer gold dredge, Alaska.
    • Canadian Klondike Mining Company--1900-1910.; Dredges--Alaska--1900-1910.; Gold dredging--Alaska--1900-1910.; Alaska--1900-1910.; Hydraulic mining--Alaska--1900-1910.; Mining--Alaska--1900-1910.
    • November 7, 1909
    • Mill building at Pandora Basin above Telluride, Colorado view from southeast

    • View of a gold mine ore processing facility near Telluride, San Miguel County, Colorado; shows metal buildings, tanks, cribbing, a jeep, a evaporative (swamp) cooler, and chain link fencing.
    • Telluride (Colo.)--1980-1990.; Mills--Colorado--Telluride--1980-1990.; Mining--Colorado--Telluride--1980-1990.
    • November 5, 1982
    • Mill at Pandora Basin above Telluride, Colorado view from west

    • View of a gold mining ore processing facility near Telluride, San Miguel County, Colorado; shows metal buildings, elevators, a jeep, an automobile, and a bus.
    • Telluride (Colo.)--1980-1990.; Mills--Colorado--Telluride--1980-1990.; Mining--Colorado--Telluride--1980-1990.
    • November 5, 1982
    • The old Granger Hall from which the back portion has been torn away

    • The vacant meeting hall in the town of Gold Hill, Colorado, in Boulder County is situated near a one-story log cabin with a gable. The meeting hall has a hipped roof with a cupola, wood siding with peeling paint, two entry doors, and rectangular...
    • Gold Hill (Colo.)--1940-1950.; City & town halls--Colorado--Gold Hill--1940-1950.; Log cabins--Colorado--Gold Hill--1940-1950.
    • November 24, 1941
    • Office of the Turret Gold Belt Newspaper

    • View, Turret, Chaffee County, Colorado; shows abandoned office of Turret Gold Belt newspaper.
    • Turret (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Turret--1970-1980.; Newspapers--Colorado--Turret--1970-1980.
    • November 1975
    • Black Hawk, Colo.

    • View of the office and residence for the New York Gold Mining Company's manager in Black Hawk (Gilpin County), Colorado with fence and sleigh.
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Houses--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.; Sleds & sleighs--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.
    • November 16, 1864
    • An old prospector & his cabin

    • A prospector poses with dogs near a cabin possibly in Colorado. The tools outside the building include a mallet, saw, gold pan, and a shovel.
    • Cabins--1920-1930.; Miners--1920-1930.; Mining--1920-1930.
    • November 11, 1926
    • Silver Plume, old house

    • A three story residence in Silver Plume (Clear Creek County), Colorado, features a hipped roof, dormers, covered front porch, and entabulature over the window frames.
    • Silver Plume (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Houses--Colorado--Silver Plume--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Silver Plume--1940-1950.
    • May 39, 1940
    • We-got-em mill from south-west

    • Men and women stand outside of the We-got-em mill building, Gilpin County, Colorado. It is a multi-tier, multi-gable building built on the side of a hill having tar paper siding. A sign reads: "We-Got-Em Mill, Gilpin Co Gold Mining Corp."
    • Gilpin County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; We-Got-Em Mine (Gilpin County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mills--Colorado--Gilpin County--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1930-1940.; Women--Colorado--Gilpin County--1930-1940.
    • May 31, 1936
    • Platoro, Colo.

    • Scattered log and tent structures, many under construction, make up the gold mining town of Platoro in the Platoro - Gilmore Mining District, Conejos County, Colorado; shows people in front of residences and stores along the wide center street.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1910-1920.; Platoro (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Log buildings--Colorado--Platoro--1910-1920.; Tents--Colorado--Platoro--1910-1920.
    • May 31, 1913
    • Gold Patch mine, Nevadaville

    • View of the abandoned Gold Patch Mining Company buildings with tailings in Nevadaville (Gilpin County), Colorado.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Nevadaville--1940-1950.; Nevadaville (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Nevadaville--1940-1950.
    • May 30, 1940
    • Stores, Silver Plume

    • A sign above the entrance to an empty falsefront building reads: "Grand Theatre" on Main Street, Silver Plume (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Other buildings include the Buckley Bros. store and the "A. O. E." building.
    • Silver Plume (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Silver Plume--1940-1950.; Stone buildings--Colorado--Silver Plume--1940-1950.; Streets--Colorado--Silver Plume--1940-1950.
    • May 30, 1940
    • Glory Hole, Nevadaville

    • View of a large mining hole blasted into the rock in Nevadaville (Gilpin County), Colorado.
    • Nevadaville (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Holes--Colorado--Nevadaville--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Nevadaville--1940-1950.
    • May 30, 1940
    • Gold Avenue on Inaugural Day

    • A crowd of people gather in the street on Gold Avenue in the town of Bowerton, Colorado, Gunnison County; now a ghost town. A man sits on a horse in the middle of the street. Commercial storefronts with false fronts are on each side of the street....
    • Bowerman (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Streets--Colorado--Bowerman--1900-1910.
    • May 28, 1904
    • Eugene Davis, gold prospector operating a papago, (dry washer) at his diggings, Pinos Altos, New...

    • Eugene Davis operates a rocker or papago, Pinos Altos, New Mexico. Rocks are placed in a screened box, water is sluiced over them and the box is rocked with a handle to separate the particles.
    • Pinos Altos (N. M.)--1940-1950.; Gold miners--New Mexico--Pinos Altos--1940-1950.; Gold mining--New Mexico--Pinos Altos--1940-1950.; Hydraulic Mining--New Mexico--Pinos Altos--1940-1950.; Mining--New Mexico--Pinos Altos--1940-1950.; Davis, Eugene.
    • May 1940
    • Gregory gold diggings, Colorado

    • Reproduction of ink rendering; shows Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado, with miners panning for gold and a tent reading: "Grocery."
    • Central City (Colo.)--1850-1860.
    • May 1859
    • 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
    • Hutch Stevens, Lovelock, Nevada

    • Prospector Hutch Stevens of Hahns Peak (Routt County; also known as Poverty Bar), Colorado, stands near rock formations in American Canon, Humboldt County, Nevada. Stevens holds a pick axe in his left hand and has a canteen hanging around his...
    • Gold miners--Nevada--Humboldt Canon--1900-1910.; Stevens, Hutch, 1854-1907.
    • March, 1907
    • Tonopah Placer Co dredge on Blue River below Breckenridge Colo

    • View of a Tonopah Placer Company placer gold dredge in Breckenridge, Summit County, Colorado. Men pose by the hydraulic mine operation; a United States flag tops the tern gantry.
    • Gold dredging--Breckenridge--1910-1920.; Mining machinery--Breckenridge--1910-1920.; Blue River (Colo. : River)--1910-1920.; Breckenridge (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1910-1920.;...
    • June 30, 1917
    • Opening day celebration dancing at Williams Stables

    • Dancers in western costume perform in front of the Williams Stables building on Eureka Street in Central City, Colorado. The men wear trousers, shirts, and scarves. The women wear long print dresses, skirts flaring as they turn. Spectators gather...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Costumes--Colorado--Central City--1960-1970.; Cowboys--Colorado--Central City--1960-1970.; Cowgirls--Colorado--Central City--1960-1970.; Dancers--Colorado--Central City--1960-1970.
    • June 25, 1965

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