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    • 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.
    • Drilling & boring machinery--Colorado--1900-1920.; Gold mining--Colorado--1900-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--1900-1920.; Miners--Colorado--1900-1920.; Mining equipment--Colorado--1900-1920.; Mining--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Breast Raven tunnel

    • View of six miners in the Breast Raven tunnel, Teller County, Colorado, holding a drill, sledgehammer, pickaxe, and wrench.
    • Breast Raven Mine (Teller County, Colo.)--1880-1900.; Teller County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Interiors--Colorado--Teller County--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Teller County--1880-1900.; Mining equipment--Colorado--Teller County--1880-1900.;...
    • [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.
    • Chaffee County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gold mining--Colorado--Chaffee County--1880-1890.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Chaffee County--1880-1890.; Mining equipment--Colorado--Chaffee County--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Chaffee County--1880-1890.
    • [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.
    • Donkeys--1870-1890.; Miners--1870-1890.; Mining--1870-1890.; Pack animals--1870-1890.; Smoking--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890?]
    • 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.
    • Mine shafts--Colorado--1890-1910.; Interiors--Colorado--1890-1910.; Mining equipment--Colorado--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1899 and 1901]
    • A typical Colorado prospector and his "Rocky Mountain Canary"

    • An elderly miner poses with pickaxe in hand and sits near a fully loaded pack mule somewhere in Colorado.
    • Miners--Colorado--1870-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1870-1900.; Mules--Colorado--1870-1900.; Pack animals--Colorado--1870-1900.
    • [between 1870 and 1900?]
    • 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...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; North Capitol Hill (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Ground breaking ceremonies--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Spectators--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Mayo, Ralph B.; Schlessman, Gerald L.
    • [1953?]
    • 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.
    • Lafayette (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Interiors--Colorado--Lafayette--1920-1930.; Miners--Colorado--Lafayette--1920-1930.; Mining equipment--Colorado--Lafayette--1920-1930.; Mining--Colorado--Lafayette--1920-1930.
    • 1921
    • 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.
    • La Plata County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Gold mining--Colorado--La Plata County--1870-1880.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--La Plata County--1870-1880.; Miners--Colorado--La Plata County--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--La Plata County--1870-1880.
    • [between 1872 and 1878]
    • 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.
    • Mine shafts--1880-1910.; Interiors--1880-1910.; Miners--1880-1910.; Mining equipment--1880-1910.; Mining--1880-1910.
    • [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.
    • Donkeys--1890-1920.; Hydraulic mining--1890-1920.; Miners--1890-1920.; Pack animals--1890-1920.
    • [between 1890 and 1915?]
    • 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...
    • Wapiti Mining Company (Breckenridge, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Breckenridge (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Interiors--Colorado--Breckenridge--1890-1900.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Breckenridge--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1890-1900.;...
    • 1894 Nov
    • 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.
    • Grand County (Utah)--1890-1900.; Miners Basin (Grand County, Utah : Valley)--1890-1900.; Boys--Utah--Grand County--1890-1900.; Dogs--Utah--Grand County--1890-1900.; Log cabins--Utah--Grand County--1890-1900.; Men--Utah--Grand County--1890-1900.;...
    • 1897 Aug. 12
    • 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,"...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Business districts--Colorado--Central City--1880-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Central City--1880-1900.
    • [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.
    • Railroads--Right of way--Utah--1890-1900.; La Sal Mountains (Utah)--1890-1900.; Boys--Utah--1890-1900.; Model railroads--Utah--1890-1900.; Rifles--Utah--1890-1900.
    • 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...
    • Assaying apparatus--Utah--1890-1900.; La Sal Mountains (Utah)--1890-1900.; Boys--Utah--1890-1900.; Equipment--Utah--1890-1900.; Log Cabins--Utah--1890-1900.
    • 1897 Aug. 24

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