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    • Sunlight the brilliant Colorado sun plays a symphony of light on these soaking pit workers

    • Interior view of Colorado Fuel and Iron Company, Pueblo, Colorado, a steel and iron manufacturing plant; shows male employees working in "soaking pit" area where ingots are reheated then carried by giant crane on an elevated track operated by...
    • Pueblo (Colo.)--1950-1970.; Interiors.; Steel industry--Colorado--Pueblo--1950-1970.; Colorado Fuel and Iron Company.
    • [between 1950 and 1970?]
    • Abel D. Breed ca. 1875

    • $1,000 and tons of ore had been blocked out as a reserve. That year, Breed sold the mine to a group of investors from Holland for about $3 million with a cash down payment of $1.5 million. The mine is probably most famous for producing the silver...
    • Capitalists and financiers--1870-1880.; Silver coffeepots--1870-1880.; Silver mining--Colorado--Caribou--1870-1880.; Breed, Abel D.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Denver, Omaha and Grant smelters?

    • A group of men pose with stacks of silver ingots possibly at the Omaha and Grant Smelter in Denver, Colorado.
    • Silver ingots--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Laborers--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Silver--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Smelters--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Platte Station, Colorado

    • Men pose on and around stacks of bullion and full burlap sacks, Platte Station, Park County, Colorado. A man in a suit and bowler hat sits on the ingots.
    • Platte Station (Colo.)--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Windham Silver Mining, Colo.

    • In Windham, Ouray County, Colorado, men pose by a smoking blast furnace at Windham Silver Mining and Smelting Company. The frame processing plant is built into a slope; water runs from a flume; ingots are stacked.
    • Windham Silver Mining and Smelting Company (Windham, Colo.)--1870-1890.; Windham (Colo.)--1870-1890.; Furnaces--Colorado--Windham--1870-1890.; Silver mining--Colorado--Windham--1870-1890.; Smelters--Colorado--Windham--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Shipping one ton of bullion from Virginia City, Nev, to Carson City, Mnd

    • Men in suits pose by stacked silver or gold ingots from mines in Virginia City, Nevada. Storefront sign reads: "Wells Far[go] Exp[ress]; shows a woman with a dog.
    • Virginia City (Nev.)--1880-1900.; Gold--Nevada--Virginia City--1880-1900.; Mining--Nevada--Virginia City--1880-1900.; Silver--Nevada--Virginia City--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Caribou Mine (L#173)

    • Caribou Mine stands in the background in this view near Nederland in Boulder County, Colorado. The silver mine was reportedly discovered in 1864. Silver ingots produced from the mine and valued at about $13,000 were used to pave the street in front...
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Nederland--1900-1920.; Mine shafts--Colorado--Nederland--1900-1920.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Nederland (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Silver mining--Colorado--Nederland--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Three and a half tons pure silver $85,000

    • Silver ingots are stacked at the Boston and Colorado Smelting Company's Argo Smelting Works, in Denver, Colorado. Miner's and smelter's tools are on interior walls in the background; a bowler hat and molds are on a table.
    • Argo Smelting Company (Denver, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Boston & Colorado Gold and Silver Smelting Company--1890-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Silver--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.;...
    • 1892
    • Kansas City Smelting Co., zinking [sic] kettles

    • Interior view of the Kansas City Smelting & Refining Company in Kansas City, Kansas; shows men and boys by stacked ingots and vats.
    • Kansas City Smelting & Refining Company--1880-1890.; Kansas City (Kan.)--1880-1890.; Boys--Kansas--Kansas City--1880-1890.; Interiors--Kansas--Kansas City--1880-1890.; Smelters--Kansas--Kansas City--1880-1890.; Vats--Kansas--Kansas City--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Shaft house interior

    • Hoisting equipment stands inside the shafthouse of the Caribou Mine near Nederland in Boulder County, Colorado. The mine reportedly produced the silver ingots used to pave Eureka Street in front of the Teller House in Central City when President...
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Nederland--1930-1950.; Mine shafts--Colorado--Nederland--1930-1950.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Caribou (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Nederland (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Hoisting machinery--1930-1950.; Ladders--1930-1950.;...
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Argo Smelting Works (Boston and Colorado Smelting Co.)

    • Silver ingots are stacked at Boston and Colorado Smelting Company's Argo Smelting Works, in Denver, Colorado. Miner's and smelter's tools are on interior walls in the background; a bowler hat and molds are on a table.
    • Argo Smelting Company (Denver, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Boston & Colorado Gold and Silver Smelting Company--1890-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Silver--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.;...
    • 1892
    • Silver bricks, value $2,000 each.

    • View of stacked silver ingots, from (probably) Colorado mines. Storefronts have signs: "Union Pacific Express."
    • Mining--1880-1900.; Silver--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Gold exhibit at their office, consisting of specimens of native gold

    • View of gold ingots in a metal cage, some from mines of the Ibex and Antioch Mining Companies of Leadville, Colorado.
    • Antioch Mining Company (Leadville, Colo.)--Products--1880-1900.; Ibex Mining Company (Leadville, Colo.)--Products--1880-1900.; Leadville (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Gold--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Kansas City Smelting Co., reverberatory [sic] roasting furnace

    • Interior view of the Kansas City Smelting & Refining Company in Kansas City, Kansas; shows men by ingots and furnaces.
    • Kansas City Smelting & Refining Company--1880-1890.; Kansas City (Kan.)--1880-1890.; Furnaces--Kansas--Kansas City--1880-1890.; Interiors--Kansas--Kansas City--1880-1890.; Smelters--Kansas--Kansas City--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Gold exhibit at their office, consisting of specimens of native gold

    • View of gold ingots, some from mines of the Ibex and Antioch Mining Companies of Leadville, Colorado.
    • Antioch Mining Company (Leadville, Colo.)--Products--1880-1900.; Ibex Mining Company (Leadville, Colo.)--Products--1880-1900.; Leadville (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Gold--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • A.D. Breed, Eben Smith, Wm. Bryant

    • From left, Abel D. Breed, William Bryant and Eben Smith sit at a small table examining a piece of ore, possibly from the Caribou Mine in Boulder County, Colorado, owned by Breed. Breed holds a magnifying glass in his right hand. Smith and Bryant...
    • Capitalists and financiers--Colorado--Caribou--1870-1880.; Supervisors, Industrial--Colorado--Caribou--1870-1880.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Caribou (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Caribou--1870-1880.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Kansas City Smelting Co. blast furnaces

    • Interior view of the Kansas City Smelting & Refining Company in Kansas City, Kansas; men (one Black, African American) pose by cast ingots and furnaces.
    • Kansas City Smelting & Refining Company--1880-1890.; Afro-Americans--Kansas--Kansas City--1880-1890.; Blast furnaces--Kansas--Kansas City--1880-1890.; Kansas City (Kan.)--1880-1890.; Furnaces--Kansas--Kansas City--1880-1890.;...
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Bullion from mines

    • View of stacked gold or silver ingots; a mine building is in the background.
    • Gold--1880-1900.; Mining--1880-1900.; Silver--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • First bullion from Little Cotton Wood

    • Miners and boys pose by stacked silver ingots in Salt Lake County, Utah; sign reads: "5000 lbs. Bullion From The Works of Woodhill Bros. at Gordon's Big Cottonwood."
    • Salt Lake County (Utah)--1870-1880.; Miners--Utah--Salt Lake County--1870-1880.; Mining--Utah--Salt Lake County--1870-1880.; Silver--Utah--Salt Lake County--1870-1880.
    • [between 1870 and 1880?]
    • Silver bricks

    • Boston & Colorado Gold and Silver Smelting Company workers pose by stacked silver ingots in Empire Forks, Clear Creek County, Colorado; metallurgist Richard Pearce is to the left.
    • Boston & Colorado Gold and Silver Smelting Company--1870-1880.; Metallurgists--Colorado--Empire Forks--1870-1880.; Empire Forks (Colo.); Mining--Colorado--Empire Forks--1870-1880.; Silver--Colorado--Empire Forks--1870-1880.;...
    • 1875
    • Sixty-five tons silver bullion and ten tons silver ore

    • Men pose with silver ingots and ore from Park County mines, at Platte Station, Colorado, with log and frame buildings in the background.
    • Silver ores--Colorado--Platte Station--1870-1880.; Platte Station (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Log buildings--Colorado--Platte Station--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Platte Station--1870-1880.; Silver--Colorado--Platte Station--1870-1880.
    • [between 1870 and 1880?]

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