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    • Miners with candles

    • Men stand and pose inside a mine tunnel in the Anchoria Leland Mine near Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado. The miners wear work clothes and caps or hats and hold candles and sledgehammers. Probably Earl (or Charles W.) Howbert, the mine...
    • Anchoria Leland Mine (Teller County, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Interiors--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1900-1910.; Miners--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1900-1910.
    • [between 1895 and 1900?]
    • Industries construction excavation probably Alameda subway

    • Workmen work with shovels and sledgehammers at the Alameda Avenue underpass in Denver, Colorado. Other workers nearby grade an access road with horse-drawn graders.
    • Underpasses--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Construction workers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Graders (Earthmoving machinery)--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [1909]
    • Quarry at Wilson's Spur, Frying Pan

    • Workers stand near a mule-drawn rail car loaded with cut stone at Wilson's Spur on the Colorado Midland Railway in Eagle County, Colorado. Shows an ax, a chisel, sledgehammers, and other tools. Workmen are in the distance. The Fryingpan River and a...
    • Colorado Midland Railway Company--1880-1900.; Eagle County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Fryingpan River (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Bridges--Colorado--Eagle County--1880-1900.; Mules--Colorado--Eagle County--1880-1900.; Quarrying--Colorado--Eagle...
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Work crew

    • Men gather around a pile of shovels and sledgehammers at a Work Projects Administration (WPA) sponsored road construction site in Colorado. The men wear coats, jackets, hats, caps and gloves.
    • Equipment--Colorado--1930-1950.; Laborers--Colorado--1930-1950.; Road construction--Colorado--1930-1950.; Shovels--Colorado--1930-1950.
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    • Main cut, Racine Boy (?) mine, Silver Cliff, Custer County

    • View of miners standing in front of the main cut for the Racine Boy mine, Silver Creek (Custer County), Colorado. They are using wheelbarrows, pickaxes, and sledgehammers.
    • Silver Cliff (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Miners--Colorado--Silver Cliff--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Silver Cliff--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890]
    • Ute-Ulay Lake City

    • Miners pose with sledgehammers and dies near the powerhouse of the Ute Ulay Group Mine near Lake City (Hinsdale County), Colorado. A flatbed mine car is nearby.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Lake City--1880-1890.; Miners--Colorado--Lake City--1880-1890.; Lake City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Ute and Ulay Group Mine (Hinsdale County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Lake City--1880-1890.
    • [between 1883 and 1889]
    • Flood up Bear Creek

    • Men pose beside a log balanced on a large rock in Bear Creek Canyon (Jefferson County), Colorado. A sign on the log reads: "If You Knew How This Log Come Here [sic] You Would Camp On High Ground." The men on the rock have sledgehammers, probably to...
    • Bear Creek (Jefferson County and Douglas County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Bear Creek Canyon (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Boulders--Colorado--Jefferson County--1890-1900.; Floods--Colorado--Jefferson County--1890-1900.;...
    • 1895?
    • The "Whale" Tunnel of the Hall Valley Mining Co., 11,500 feet elevation

    • Miners pose with sledgehammers and pry bars at the entrance to the Whale Lode Mine near Montezuma (Summit County), Colorado.
    • Montezuma (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Whale Lode Mine (Summit County, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Miners--Colorado--Montezuma--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Montezuma--1870-1880.; Tunnels--Colorado--Montezuma--1870-1880.
    • [between 1872 and 1875]
    • Men at dam (L#183)

    • A group of men working to build a small dam, probably in Colorado, take a break to pose for an informal photograph. The men stand on thick logs and large rocks, some holding sledgehammers and axes. A dog stands in front of the group. A small pool...
    • Dam construction--Colorado--1900-1920.; Dams--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Blue Bell Tunnel Squaw Gulch

    • Miners pose with sledgehammers and mallets by a wheelbarrow at the entrance to the Blue Bell Mine near Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado.
    • Blue Bell Mine (Teller County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Gold mining--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1910.; Miners--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Stake drivers

    • A group of men works to pound a large, log stake into the ground to support the large tent for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The men stand in a circle and take turns pounding a stake with sledgehammers. Two men stand slightly apart from the group...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Laborers--1900-1910.; Show tents--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • The top going up, Stake drivers at left, Big White at right

    • Men use sledgehammers to drives stakes into the ground for tent setup at Buffalo Bill's Wild Show. A portion of the large tent canopy is raised in the right and left background. Other workers walk through the area that will become the arena....
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Laborers--1900-1910.; Show tents--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Old Excelsior Mine

    • Miners pose with sledgehammers near a building at the Excelsior Mine near Lake City (Hinsdale County), Colorado.
    • Excelsior Mine (Hinsdale County, Colo.)--1870-1890.; Lake City (Colo.)--1870-1890.; Miners--Colorado--Lake City--1870-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Lake City--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Extension of ditch for Gold Queen Placers

    • Miners work on what is identified as a Gold Queen placer ditch, probably near the San Miguel River (Montrose County or San Miguel County) Colorado. Men pose on piles of gravel on a hillside and carry pickaxes, shovels, and sledgehammers.
    • Ditches--Colorado--1880-1900.; Construction--Colorado--1880-1900.; Gold miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Gold mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1886 and 1895?]
    • Tent crew

    • A group of workers is gathered in the foreground holding sledgehammers. The men are members of the tent crew for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. They all wear work clothes and some wear suspenders. Numerous horseback riders are in the background...
    • Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917--Staff.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Laborers--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Men with sledgehammers

    • Young men, members of the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, pose near a circus tent in Long Beach (Los Angeles County), California. Three of the men hold sledge hammers. A man in the group ties the end of a rope while other work...
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Long Beach (Calif.)--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--California--Long Beach--1910-1920.; Employees--California--Long Beach--1910-1920.;...
    • [between 1910 and 1917?]

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