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    • Colorado mining

    • View of two arrastras, large horizontal wheels, powered by water brought in by flumes, somewhere in early mining camp in Colorado. The wheels were possibly used for crushing ore or as a sluice box.
    • Mining--Colorado--1870-1880.
    • 1876
    • Sluice box - placer mining in the hills

    • Miners use a sluice box for hydraulic gold placer mining, in South Dakota.
    • Sluices--South Dakota--1880-1890.; Hydraulic mining--South Dakota--1880-1890.; Miners--South Dakota--1880-1890.; Mining equipment--South Dakota--1880-1890.; Mining--South Dakota--1880-1890.
    • 1889
    • We have it rich. Washing and panning gold, Rockerville, Dak. Old timers

    • Miners use a gold pan and sluice for hydraulic gold placer mining, in Rockerville, Pennington County, South Dakota. They are: Spriggs, Lamb (by dog), and Dillon.
    • Sluices--South Dakota--Rockerville--1880-1890.; Rockerville (S D)--1880-1890.; Hydraulic mining--South Dakota--Rockerville--1880-1890.; Miners--South Dakota--Rockerville--1880-1890.; Mining equipment--South Dakota--Rockerville--1880-1890.;...
    • 1889
    • Golconda extension placer mine, La Plata Mountains, Colo.

    • View of the Golconda Group Mine in Summitville, Rio Grande County, Colorado. Shows wood plank building, log cabin, and tent. A sluice box sits in an excavated trench. Men are in the distance.
    • Golconda Group Mine (Rio Grande County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Summitville (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Summitville--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Summitville--1890-1900.; Sluices--Colorado--Summitville--1890-1900.
    • 1893
    • Golconda placer mine, La Plata Mountains, Colo.

    • View of the Golconda Group Mine near Summitville in Rio Grand County, Colorado. A sluice box sits in an excavated trench. Men work near the trench. Mount Hesperus (Hesperus Mountain) is in the distance.
    • Golconda Group Mine (Rio Grande County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hesperus Mountain (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Summitville (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Summitville--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Summitville--1890-1900.;...
    • 1893
    • High bridge of the loop, near Georgetown.

    • A Union Pacific, Denver & Gulf passenger train crosses a trestle over a canyon and Clear Creek near Georgetown, Colorado. Shows a wooden sluice in Clear Creek.
    • Union Pacific, Denver, and Gulf Railway Company--1890-1900.; Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Georgetown (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Georgetown--1890-1900.; Railroads--Colorado--Georgetown--1890-1900.;...
    • 1895
    • Cleaning up ripple [sic] box, Cottonwood Placer Co.

    • Miners for the Cottonwood Placer Company pose in and near a riffle box (sluice) in Montrose County, Colorado. Two men have shovels.
    • Cottonwood Placer Company--People--1890-1900.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.;...
    • 1897 July 18
    • Cleaning up ripple [sic] box, Cottonwood Placer Co.

    • Miners for the Cottonwood Placer Company watch a man clean a riffle box (sluice) in Montrose County, Colorado.
    • Cottonwood Placer Company--People--1890-1900.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.;...
    • 1897 July 18
    • Cleaning up ripple [sic] box, Cottonwood Placer Co.

    • Miners from the Cottonwood Placer Company watch a man clean a riffle box (sluice) with a shovel, Montrose County, Colorado.
    • Cottonwood Placer Company--People--1890-1900.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.;...
    • 1897 July 18
    • Klondykers, Cottonwood Placers, Pinion [sic] Colo.

    • Cottonwood Placer Company men stand and sit on a riffle box (sluice) in front of a cabin in Pinon (Montrose County), Colorado, with picks, a shovel, and a gold washing pan. Sign reads: "Klondykers."
    • Cottonwood Placer Company--People--1890-1900.; Pinon (Montrose County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Cabins--Colorado--Pinon--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Pinon--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Pinon--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Pinon--1890-1900.;...
    • 1897 Sep. 8
    • History of Denver

    • Comprehenisve study of the history of the Denver area before, during, and after the founding of the city.
    • Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1901
    • Guards at Stratton's Independence mine in sluice way

    • Colorado National Guard is posted in front of Winfield Scott Stratton's Independence Mine during the Western Federation of Miners strike, Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado. One man sits with his feet in the sluice; tailings in background.
    • Colorado. National Guard--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1900-1910.; Cripple Creek Strike, Cripple Creek, Colo., 1903-1904.; Sluices--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1900-1910.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1900-1910.; Cripple Creek...
    • 1903
    • The Church Record: Vol. II No. 12

    • Newsletter produced by the Central Presbyterian Church in Denver, Colorado. Included in newsletter is a sermon by different religious leaders within the church, list of new members and events of different church societies.
    • Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver--History.; Church buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Central Presbyterian Church (Denver, Colo.); Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1903 June
    • Head gate house, Marble, Colo.

    • Men pose near a sluice, a small wooden building and a headgate near Kline Falls, on the Crystal River, about 2 miles east of Marble (Gunnison County), Colorado. Shows a wooden staircase and walkway. Here water was diverted to a pipeline going west...
    • Marble (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Hydroelectric power.; Penstocks.
    • 1912.
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 1 Number 7, 1918 September

    • Newsletter produced monthly by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 19180901
    • Vacuum tanks sluices filtering Burkhardt

    • Burkhardt sits on a beam that straddles a sluice that holds water near vacuum tanks in the Golden Cycle Mill in El Paso County, Colorado.
    • Golden Cycle Corporation--1930-1940.; Sluices--Colorado--El Paso County--1930-1940.; Interiors--Colorado--El Paso County--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--El Paso County--1930-1940.; Smelters--Colorado--El Paso County--1930-1940.
    • 1932, August 2
    • The Real Pioneers of Colorado

    • Transcript of a document originally written by Maria Davies McGrath in 1934. This document contains transcripts of all three volumes, arranged alphabetically by pioneers last name. Within each entry is a brief biography of the individual (s) who...
    • Pioneers--Colorado.; Colorado--Biography.
    • 1934
    • Silver Queen [i.e. Elephant Eagle Mine] gold strike in Calif desert.

    • Jess Knight, owner of the Elephant Eagle Mine, Chris Anderson, and N. W. pose near a sluice near Mojave, California. Jess Knight holds a pan with gold amalgam in it.
    • Elephant Eagle Mine (Calif.)--1930-1940.; Mojave (Calif.)--1930-1940.; Gold mining--California--Mojave--1930-1940.; Hydraulic mining--California--Mojave--1930-1940.; Miners--California--Mojave--1930-1940.; Mining--California--Mojave--1930-1940.;...
    • 1934 December 7
    • Early stamp mill

    • Abandoned stamp mill parts that include a waterwheel and a sluice box, in Colorado.
    • Sluices--Colorado--1930-1940.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--1930-1940.; Ruins--Colorado--1930-1940.; Waterwheels--Colorado--1930-1940.
    • 1936
    • Hendrie-Bolthoff's foundry, Central City, 1941

    • Snow covers the ruins of the Hendrie-Bolthoff Foundry in Central City. A decaying water sluice pours water into the creek below. The creek banks are muddy and partially covered with snow. The wood, masonry, and tin walls are crumbling and in decay....
    • Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Foundries--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.; Ruins--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.
    • 1941
    • Henson Ute Ulay mine

    • The view looks down on two buildings used by miners at the Ute- Ulay mine, in Hinsdale County, Colorado. One has a stepped roofline, the other has a gabled roof. A sluice is in the distance.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Hinsdale County--1940-1950.; Hinsdale County (Colo.)--1940-1950.
    • 1942
    • American Flats 1949

    • View of ruins at American Flats, Colorado, showing high alpine tundra among snow capped peaks and ruins from early mining days; ruins include sluice and collapsed buildings; road leads to the ruins.
    • American Flats (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--American Flats--1940-1950.; Ruins--Colorado--American Flats--1940-1950.
    • 1949
    • American Flats 1949

    • View of ruins at American Flats, Colorado; shows high alpine tundra among snow capped peaks and ruins from early mining days; ruins include sluice and collapsed buildings.
    • American Flats (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--American Flats--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--American Flats--1940-1950.
    • 1949
    • Placering below Black Hawk, Colo.

    • Placer miners work a sluice probably in Clear Creek near Black Hawk, Gilpin County, Colorado.
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Blackhawk--1950-1960.; Miners--Colorado--Blackhawk--1950-1960.; Mining--Colorado--Blackhawk--1950-1960.
    • 1950 July 9
    • Pre-1963 Colorado mining fatalities

    • An alphabetical listing of people who were killed in mining accidents in Colorado from 1884, when state legislation first required mining companies to report their accidents, through 1962.
    • Mine accidents--Colorado. ; Registers of births, etc.--Colorado. ; Colorado--Vital records.
    • 1995
    • East end of mill, Smith & Parmelee Gold Co. on Gregory Extension & Briggs Lodes.

    • Miners pose at the Smith & Parmelee Gold Company mill at Gregory Gulch near Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. The gold mine is beside the Briggs Gold Mining Company lode and on what was known as the Gregory Extension crevice. Shows mule and...
    • Smith & Parmelee Gold Mining Co.--Buildings--1860-1870.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Gregory Gulch (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Gold mining--Colorado--Gregory Gulch--1860-1870.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Gregory Gulch--1860-1870.;...
    • [1861]
    • Hydraulic, gold mining, Alder Gulch near Virginia City

    • Miners monitor the flow of water through hoses and sluice boxes in Alder Gulch, Madison County, Montana. Water from the top of the gulch and from a monitor nozzle erodes the soil of the hill.
    • Alder Gulch (Mont.)--1870-1880.; Madison County (Mont.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Montana--Madison County--1870-1880.; Hydraulic Mining--Montana--Madison County--1870-1880.; Miners (Mont.)--Montana--Madison County--1870-1880.;...
    • [1871]
    • Virginia City, M.T.

    • View of Virginia City, Madison County, Montana. Shows houses and commercial buildings. A sluice box sits at the edge of Alder Gulch. Mountains are in the distance.
    • Alder Gulch (Mont.)--1870-1880.; Virginia City (Mont.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Montana--Virginia City--1870-1880.; Cities & towns--Montana--Virginia City--1870-1880.; Hydraulic mining--Montana--Virginia City--1870-1880.; Mining--Montana--Virginia...
    • [1871]
    • Mining Claim 14 and 15 below discovery, Deadwood Gulch, miners running sluice boxes

    • Gold miners (one Black) stand by a wooden sluice in Deadwood Gulch in Lawrence County, South Dakota.
    • Deadwood Gulch (S.D.)--1870-1880.; Lawrence County (S.D.)--1870-1880.; African Americans--South Dakota--Lawrence County--1870-1880.; Gold mining--South Dakota--Lawrence County--1870-1880.; Hydraulic mining--South Dakota--Lawrence...
    • [1876]
    • Cabin at Creede, Colo.

    • A woman wearing a long dress stands outside a cabin in the town of Creede, Colorado, in Mineral County. The residence is a one-story, clapboard building with a side gable, tin roof, covered porch, and two chimneys. Ivy grows up the side of the...
    • Creede (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Pioneers--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.; Russell Mrs.
    • [1895?]
    • 20,000 tons $20.00 ore

    • View of the Dew Drop Mine near Ward in Frances (Camp Francis, Dew Drop, Boulder County), Colorado. A man identified as Costy stands on tailings between the old and new shaft houses. Shows a tipple, and a log and wood retaining wall. Lumber and...
    • Dew Drop Mine (Boulder County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Frances (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mine buildings.; Mining.; Tipples.
    • [1895?]
    • Central City, Colorado

    • View of The New York Mill Company at the south end of Black Hawk leading into Central City, (Gilpin County) Colorado. Shows: mill building, smokestacks, houses, tailings, Colorado & Southern railroad tracks, and a wooden sluice with icicles.
    • Colorado and Southern Railway.--1900-1910.; Sluices--Colorado--Blackhawk--1900-1910.; Blackhawk (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Houses--Colorado--Blackhawk--1900-1910.; Mills--Colorado--Blackhawk--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Blackhawk--1900-1910.; Railroad...
    • [1900?]
    • Miners inside a gold mine pit

    • Miners use shovels and picks in a sluice and operate a crane on a hydraulic placer gold mining dredge, Park County, Colorado. Pipes run down the wall into the pit.
    • Dredges--Colorado--Park County--1900-1910.; Gold dredging--Colorado--Park County--1900-1910.; Park County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Drilling & boring machinery--Colorado--Park County--1900-1910.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Park County--1900-1910.;...
    • [1900?]
    • Scaffolding and sluiceway for pouring concrete - formwork for retaining walls

    • View of Alameda underpass construction in Denver, Colorado; shows concrete forms, a sluice, and spectators.
    • Concrete construction--Formwork--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Sluices--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Underpasses--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [1909 or 1910]
    • Sluiceway for pouring concrete - formwork for retaining walls

    • View of Alameda underpass construction in Denver, Colorado; shows concrete forms, a sluice, and machinery.
    • Concrete construction--Formwork--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Sluices--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Underpasses--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [1909 or 1910]
    • Concrete sluice during construction of the Alameda Avenue subway

    • View of Alameda Avenue underpass construction in Denver, Colorado; shows men pouring concrete through a sluice into forms.
    • Concrete construction--Formwork--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Sluices--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Underpasses--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Construction workers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.;...
    • [1909 or 1910]
    • Industries construction equipment steam tractor in scene at Alameda subway site

    • A workman adds oil to the engine of an M. Rumely tractor near the Alameda Avenue underpass construction site in Denver, Colorado. Another man poses near a sluice used to transport mixed concrete.
    • Underpasses--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Construction workers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Tractors--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [1909]
    • Ceremony at Moffat Filter Plant

    • Mayor Benjamin Stapleton and Denver Water Commissioner Richard Wensley hold the switch mechanism to a sluice gate near the Moffat Filter Plant in Lakewood (Jefferson County), Colorado. Other men, photographers with cameras, and two women stand...
    • Stapleton, Benjamin Franklin, 1869-1950--Public appearances.; Denver (Colo.). Board of Water Commissioners.--1930-1940.; Moffat Filter Plant (Lakewood, Colo.)--Rites & ceremonies--1930-1940.; Lakewood (Colo.)--1930-1940.;...
    • [1937 August 20]
    • Russell Gulch placer mining

    • Placer miners work near a sluice in Russell Gulch, Gilpin County, Colorado. Their tools include wheelbarrows, shovels, picks, and pitchforks. Monitors spray water, mine buildings are on the surrounding hills. David Henderson is in the foreground,...
    • Russell Gulch (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Gold mining--Colorado--Russell Gulch--1860-1870.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Russell Gulch--1860-1870.; Miners--Colorado--Russell Gulch--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Russell Gulch--1860-1870.;...
    • [between 1860 and 1870]
    • Early placer mining

    • Placer miners work near a sluice in Russell Gulch, Gilpin County, Colorado. Their tools include wheelbarrows, shovels, picks, and pitchforks. Monitors spray water, mine buildings are on the surrounding hills. David Henderson is in the foreground,...
    • Russell Gulch (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Gold mining--Colorado--Russell Gulch--1860-1870.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Russell Gulch--1860-1870.; Miners--Colorado--Russell Gulch--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Russell Gulch--1860-1870.;...
    • [between 1860 and 1870]
    • Placer mining in Gregory Gulch between Central City and Black Hawk, Colo.

    • Placer miners pose near a sluice in Gregory Gulch (Gilpin County), Colorado. Shows mine buildings and cabins.
    • Sluices--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.; Gregory Gulch (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cabins--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.; Miners--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.;...
    • [between 1860 and 1870]
    • Hydraulic mining Hoosier Pass, Summit Co

    • View of a placer gold mine near Hoosier Pass, Summit County, Colorado; shows an eroded chasm. A miner is by the sluice, holding a gold pan.
    • Sluices--Colorado--Summit County--1860-1890.; Summit County (Colo.)--1860-1890.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Summit County--1860-1890.; Miners--Colorado--Summit County--1860-1890.; Mining equipment--Colorado--Summit County--1860-1890.;...
    • [between 1860 and 1890?]
    • Placer mine

    • View of women posing by a hydraulic mine in (probably) Colorado; shows a jet of water, sheds, a sluice, miners, and eroded embankments.
    • Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1860-1890.; Mining--Colorado--1860-1890.; Women--Colorado--1860-1890.
    • [between 1860 and 1890?]
    • Miners near a sluice

    • Miners and their families pose near a sluice probably in Colorado. Their cabins are nearby.
    • Sluices--Colorado--1860-1880.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1860-1880.; Miners--Colorado--1860-1880.
    • [between 1861 and 1875]
    • Confluence of Clear Creek and Soda Creek

    • View of the confluence of Soda Creek and Clear Creek in Idaho Springs (Clear Creek County), Colorado. A sluice is beside Clear Creek which is filled with garbage and debris. Houses are near the stream.
    • Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1860-1880.; Idaho Springs (Colo.)--1860-1880.; Sluices.; Streams.
    • [between 1864 and 1877?]

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