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    • The ore vein

    • View of a pickaxe marking the location of a vein of ore running through surrounding rock in mine shaft somewhere in Colorado. Candles light the area.
    • Smith-Hassell Co.
    • [between 1899 and 1901]
    • Coal mine, underground, Lafayette, Colo.

    • View of two miners working in an underground coal mine, Lafayette, Colorado. One man squats and uses his pickaxe on a chunk of coal, the other holds an unidentified piece of equipment. An empty ore cart is next to them.
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • 1921
    • Ground breaking for the Mayo-Schlessman Building

    • Ralph B. Mayo and Gerald L. Schlessman participate in a ground breaking ceremony for the Mayo-Schlessman Building on Sherman Street between 17th and 18th Streets in the North Capitol Hill neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Ralph Mayo holds a shovel...
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    • [1953?]
    • Gold mining in Boren's Gulch, La Plata County, Colorado

    • A miner shovels ore into a wooden sluice at a placer operation in Boren Gulch, La Plata County, Colorado; a man in a top hat holds a pickaxe, another looks on.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1872 and 1878]
    • Miner at work in Colorado gold mine

    • View of a miner tending a water cooled pneumatic drill in the narrow tunnel of an unidentified gold mine, Colorado. A pickaxe, shovel, and wrench are nearby.
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    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Interior of Wapiti Mining Company's Office

    • View of the interior of the Wapiti Mining Company office in Breckenridge (Summit County), Colorado. A rocking chair with a cushion sits next to a wood stove and chimney in the center of the room. A lamp hangs over a desk in the corner, next to a...
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    • 1894 Nov
    • Breast Raven tunnel

    • View of six miners in the Breast Raven tunnel, Teller County, Colorado, holding a drill, sledgehammer, pickaxe, and wrench.
    • Webster & Yelton Photo.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Gold mining near Buena Vista

    • View of a mine shaft near Buena Vista (Chaffee County), Colorado. Shows a winch, wheelbarrow, and pickaxe. Mount Princeton is in the distance.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1882 and 1890?]
    • Packing burros

    • View of a miner and his pack burro. The miner wears overalls and a coat, and smokes a pipe. The burro is loaded with a bed-roll, shovel, pickaxe, coffee pot, and frying pan.
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    • [between 1870 and 1890?]
    • Miners at work

    • View of three miners working at the end of a tunnel using a spike, sledgehammer, and pickaxe. Their work area is lighted by candles and an ore cart track leads away from the worksite.
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    • [between 1880 and 1910?]
    • Gold panning

    • A miner kneels at an unidentified creek and pans for gold. A donkey loaded with equipment stands beside him on the creek bank. Equipment includes a wooden supply box, a cast iron pan and a pickaxe. The donkey wears a bell around its neck.
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    • [between 1890 and 1915?]
    • Central City in the 80?

    • View of Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado; shows Main Street businesses: First National Bank Block, Undertaking, Jeweler; Temple of Fashion; Nevada Street: Armory Hall with sign: "Westman & Newell Hay Grain Feed & Coal," "Boarding Stable,"...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [194-?]
    • A Question of right of way, Buckeye Cabin

    • Two boys hold rifles by a model railroad creation identified as "A Question of Right of Way" in the La Sal Mountains, Utah. A sign reads, "Colorado Rail Road Magnets." Shows magnets, a pickaxe, a pick, and an ax.
    • McKee, Thomas Michael, 1854-1939.
    • 1897 Sep. 3
    • Buckeye Cabin, La Sal Mt's. Utah

    • A boy sits in front of Buckeye Cabin in the La Sal Mountains, Utah. A sign reads, "Assay Office Buckeye Cabin." On a table are reagent bottles, a box of assay weights, a beaker, test tubes, glass-stoppered acid bottles, evaporating dishes, and a...
    • McKee, Thomas Michael, 1854-1939.
    • 1897 Aug. 24
    • Lot's cabin, Miners Basin

    • Two men stand; a man, a boy, and two dogs sit; and a fourth man leans against a cabin identified as Lot's cabin in Miners Basin, Grand County, Utah. Shows smoke from the chimney, a pickaxe, a kettle, and a trail.
    • McKee, Thomas Michael, 1854-1939.
    • 1897 Aug. 12

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