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    • Exhibition at Central City, Colo. double-hand hard rock drilling

    • Miners in Central City, Colorado, are: "A. Frank Eccker" (swinging sledgehammer) and "E. J. Eccker" (turning drill). Men and boys watch the demonstration of mining techniques; brick buildings and timber retaining walls are in the background.
    • Anderson, Marty.
    • July 6, 1946
    • Clear Creek County miners

    • Miners pose beside open wooden doors at the entrance to a mine in probably Clear Creek County, Colorado. The men stand with tools that include a sledgehammer, shovel and pick near a mine ore car at the entrance to a mine in Clear Creek County,...
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    • Capt No. 5, No. 2 shaft, 400 level, Potland mine

    • View of miners working the four-hundred level, number two shaft, Potland (possibly Portland) mine, Colorado. The men use a pneumatic drill, shovels, a sledgehammer, and axe, and work by candlelight.
    • Harlan, Andrew James.
    • [between 1880 and 1890]
    • Dump of the Gold King Mine, Cripple Creek, Colo.

    • Men stand or sit and pose beside the Gold King Mine in Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado. Men have moustaches and beards and wear hats, vests and jackets. A man with a pipe reclines in a wheelbarrow. A man holds a wheelbarrow and poses beside...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1891 and 1900?]
    • Red Cliff, Summit Co. Col.

    • A group of men, probably miners, stand on a timber sidewalk and pose beside a false front commercial building in Red Cliff, Eagle County (formerly Summit County), Colorado. Signs on the building read: "M. Edwards, Drugs and General Merchandise,...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
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    • Miner's contest

    • Spectators watch a contest for miners, probably in rural Colorado. One man wields a sledgehammer, others stand or squat near stones. The men wear suits and the women wear dresses and hats. A rope separates the spectators from the participants....
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    • [between 1870 and 1890?]
    • Statuary, Ice Palace, Leadville, Colo.

    • View of ice sculptures on display at the Ice Palace built for the Winter Crystal Carnival in Leadville (Lake County), Colorado. Shows a boy with his dog, and a railroad worker with a sledgehammer ready to drive a spike held by a man. Wooden chairs...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
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    • Fred Dopp - once held world champion rock drilling title

    • View of a miner's competition an unknown mining town in Colorado; Fred Dopp swings a sledgehammer while well-dressed men (including John Brown), women, and children look on. Mrs. Dunbar and Felix ride a wagon.
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    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • A Pike's Peak prospector

    • A prospector with a sledgehammer stands outside his chink and log cabin in Teller County, Colorado; shows a cast-iron stove outside the door of the cabin, a jug, broom, lunch pail, pans, cans, and a dog and her puppies under a table.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Holy Cross City old miner's cabin of 1880's

    • Remains of this dwelling in Holy Cross City, Eagle County, Colorado, consist of rough rock foundation walls, roof planks, and beams. A man in high boots holds a shovel and a sledgehammer; rock and tundra are in the background.
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    • 1922
    • Miners

    • Miners pose with a sledgehammer and miner's candles in a mine tunnel in Summit County Colorado.
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    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • 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?]
    • Red Cliff, Summit Co. Col.

    • Men in a group stand on a timber sidewalk and pose beside a false front commercial building that reads: "M. Edwards, Drugs and General Merchandise, Post Office, Battle Mountain Stage Office" in Red Cliff, Eagle County (formerly Summit County),...
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    • [between 1880 and 1883?]
    • 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?]
    • Mine interior, San Miguel County, Colorado

    • View of two miners using a sledgehammer and spike to drive a blasting hole into the roof of a narrow tunnel in an unidentified mine, San Miguel County, Colorado.
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    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Bottom of Louisa Shaft, Cripple Creek

    • View of the bottom of the Louisa Shaft Mine near Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado. A mallet, sledgehammer, and pick ax are at the bottom of the shaft.
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]

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