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    • Abandoned mine

    • Prospectors dig near an abandoned mine and a sluice in Colorado.
    • Abandoned mines--Colorado--1880-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Prospecting--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1940 and 1960]
    • Clear Creek Consolidated

    • View of the buildings and tramway of the Clear Creek Consolidated Mine in Clear Creek County, Colorado. A sluice is between Clear Creek and the tracks of the Colorado and Southern (C&S) Railway, shows tailings dumps.
    • Colorado and Southern Railway.--1910-1920.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1910-1920.; Clear Creek Consolidated Mine (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Clear Creek...
    • [between 1940 and 1960]
    • Gregory Gulch

    • Miners pose with their families by a sluice on Gregory Gulch near Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado.
    • Sluices--Colorado--Central City--1880-1890.; Central City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gregory Gulch (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Central City--1880-1890.; Miners--Colorado--Central City--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Central...
    • [between 1940 and 1960]
    • Old smelter at Ouray

    • Remains of the Wanakah Smelter with smokestack, sluice, and elevated rail in the Paquin Mining District, Ouray County, Colorado.
    • Ouray County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Ouray County--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Ouray County--1930-1940.; Smelters--Colorado--Ouray County--1930-1940.
    • [Between 1930-1940?]
    • Gregory gold diggings Colorado, May, 1859 Page 181.

    • Reproduction of a drawing of prospectors digging for gold in Gregory's Gulch in Central City, Colorado in Gilpin County. Men pan for gold, pour rocks into a sluice, and dig in the stream. Log cabins and tents are behind.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1960.; Gold miners--Colorado--Central City--1930-1950.; Gold mining--Colorado--Central City--1930-1950.
    • [between 1930 and 1960?]
    • So. Platte Dr. Co., tragles [sic.]

    • Water flows from pipes into long sluice boxes on the South Platte Dredging Company hydraulic placer gold mining dredge probably near Fairplay (Park County), Colorado.
    • South Platte Dredging Co.--Equipment & supplies--1930-1950.; Mining machinery--Parts--Colorado--Fairplay--1930-1950.; Fairplay (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Fairplay--1930-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Fairplay--1930-1950.;...
    • [between 1930 and 1950?]
    • Placer mine

    • View of a placer mining operation in Colorado. A waterwheel and sluice are on the edge of a river.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--1930-1940.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--1930-1940.; Waterwheels--Colorado--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • Placer miners

    • Placer miners pose near a sluice and an ore feeder at a placer mining operation in Colorado.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--1930-1940.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1930-1940.; Miners--Colorado--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • Hydraulic placer mining class

    • View of a Public Works Administration hydraulic gold mining class, in Denver, Colorado; shows men with a rocker sluice and gold pans. One wears high boots and uses a shovel.
    • United States. Public Works Administration.--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Gold mining--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Miners--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Mining...
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Hydraulic placer mining class

    • View of a Public Works Administration hydraulic gold mining class, in Denver, Colorado; shows men with a rocker sluice and gold pans. One wears high boots, another smokes a cigarette.
    • United States. Public Works Administration.--1930-1940.; Sluices--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Gold mining--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.;...
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Gilpin County mine

    • A man and a woman stand next to an ore chute or a sluice at possibly the We-got-em mine (Gilpin County Gold Mining Company), Gilpin County, Colorado. At the end of the chute is a radiator from an old car, a box of "White King granulated soap," and...
    • Gilpin County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; We-Got-Em Mine (Gilpin County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1930-1940.; Women--Colorado--Gilpin County--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Colorado coal mining

    • View of what appears to be an abandoned sluice; possibly from a coal mine operated by the Rocky Mountain Fuel Company, Colorado.
    • Rocky Mountain Fuel Company--Facilities--1920-1940.; Abandoned mines--Colorado--1920-1940.; Coal mining--Colorado--1920-1940.; Mining--Colorado--1920-1940.
    • [between 1920 and 1940?]
    • Placer mining

    • People pan for gold by water; a man holds a hydraulic sluice rocker box, a woman uses a pan, and a boy has a shovel. A house with bays is by the river.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Gold mining--Colorado--Denver--1910-1930.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Denver--1910-1930.; Mining equipment--Colorado--Denver--1910-1930.; Mining--Colorado--Denver--1910-1930.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Hydraulic mining operation

    • View of a placer mine by a river; miners pose by a rocker and sluice, climbing a pole, and in an ore car. A furnace and barrels are by pipes and a ditch; frame buildings, automobiles, and a freight car with letters: "C N N" [?] are in the...
    • Hydraulic mining--1910-1920.; Miners--1910-1920.; Mining--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Concrete sluice of RR construction for the Alameda subway

    • View of a concrete plant in Denver, Colorado, used during Alameda Avenue underpass construction.
    • Underpasses--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Concrete construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [between 1909 or 1910]
    • Mining panning

    • Miners pan for gold, probably in the South Platte River, near Denver, Colorado. A small sluice and a shovel are nearby.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1920.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1900-1920.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Miners--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Rivers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.
    • [between 1904 and 1915?]
    • Mining equipment processing three men and a woman near a sluice box

    • Miners pose near a sluice, probably near Denver, Colorado. A woman sits nearby.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Miners--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.
    • [between 1904 and 1915?]
    • Industries construction

    • Workmen dig with shovels near a sluice in Archer Canal in Denver, Colorado. A bridge on Alameda Avenue is in the distance.
    • Sluices--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Canals--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Construction workers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Digging--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [between 1904 and 1909]
    • Pike's Peak from Colo. City

    • View of Pikes Peak from Colorado City, west of Colorado Springs, Colorado; creek flows at center of image (probably Camp Creek); shows cottonwood trees, fence, water running through sluice, automobile parked in shadows, and mountains in background.
    • Camp Creek (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1900-1920.
    • [between 1901 and 1920]
    • Irrigation ditch

    • View of an irrigation ditch possibly in Colorado. A sluice crosses above the irrigation ditch. Mesas are in the distance.
    • Irrigation canals & flumes--1900-1920.
    • [between 1901 and 1920?]
    • Gold panning in Nelson Gulch, near Helena, Montana

    • Men pose near a sluice in Nelson Gulch, Lewis and Clark County, Montana. One man pans for gold, another looks on.
    • Lewis and Clark County (Mont.)--1900-1910.; Gold mining--Montana--Lewis and Clark County--1900-1910.; Hydraulic mining--Montana--Lewis and Clark County--1900-1910.; Miners--Montana--Lewis and Clark County--1900-1910.; Mining...
    • [between 1901 and 1902?]
    • A Colorado irrigation ditch

    • View of an irrigation ditch on farmland near the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado; two men stand on cement embankment next to sluice; mountains in distance.
    • Agriculture--Colorado--1900-1920.; Irrigation--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • A Colorado irrigation ditch

    • View, from downstream, of an irrigation ditch on the eastern plains of Colorado; water foams as it tumbles through wood-slatted sluice; cows graze on banks of ditch; fenced farmland in background; flat horizon with windmill and trees.
    • Agriculture--Colorado--1900-1920.; Cattle--Colorado--1900-1920.; Irrigation--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Silver Ledge mine

    • A landscape oil painting of the Silver Ledge Mine by Frank Russell Green. The painting is of a red and brown mine building, mill building, green mountains, sky, trees, sluice, roads, chimneys and smoke stacks. The frame is gilded and molded wood.
    • Mine buildings--1890-1920.; Mining--1890-1920.
    • [between 1897 and 1913]
    • One of Colorado's irrigation ditches

    • View of water running through sluice of an irrigation ditch somewhere in Colorado; field in background with low vegetation, flat horizon.
    • Irrigation--Colorado--1890-1920.
    • [between 1890 and 1920]
    • Placer mining for gold Leadville, Colo

    • View of a hydraulic placer gold mine in Leadville, Lake County, Colorado; shows a miner working over a sluice.
    • Sluices--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1920.; Leadville (Colo.)--1890-1920.; Gold mining--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1920.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1920.; Miners--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1920.; Mining...
    • [between 1890 and 1920?]
    • Seeking Gold with Water Pressure.

    • A man leans over a wooden sluice in California. Rocks line the outside of the wood boards that create the sluice. A metal pipe rests on the wood.
    • Gold miners--California--1890-1920.; Gold mining--California--1890-1920.; Hydraulic mining--California--1890-1920.
    • [between 1890 and 1915]
    • Sluice mining

    • View of men placer mining probably somewhere in Colorado; men working with sluice box & shovels in streambed; copy glass plate attributed to L.C.McClure.
    • Sluices--Colorado--1890-1910.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Placer mining in Clear Creek

    • Hydraulic hose and sluice box placer mining operation along banks of Clear Creek, Colorado; shows miner standing behind wooden frame shack and three post winch above adit.
    • Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Miners--Colorado--Clear Creek--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Clear Creek--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Placer mining in Clear Creek

    • Miner operating paddle wheel driven sluice box along the banks of Clear Creek, Colorado.
    • Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Miners--Colorado--Clear Creek--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Clear Creek--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Placer mining

    • A view of a placer mining operation possibly in Colorado. What may be a sluice leads down to a river.
    • Hydraulic mining--1890-1910.; Mining--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Where gold was firs [sic] discovered in Colo., near Idaho Spgs.

    • Miner with gold pan, pick, and shovel panning on banks of Clear Creek near Idaho Springs, Colorado; shows canvas frame tent and sluice box in background.
    • Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Gold miners--Colorado--Clear Creek--1890-1910.; Gold mining--Colorado--Clear Creek--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Taylor Park placer mining- beyond Buena Vista

    • View of the construction of a placer mining sluice in Taylor Park, Gunnison County, Colorado. Men stand near a wooden sluice in the bottom of a small canyon. Piles of rock and wood stand in the bottom of the canyon near the sluice. Two men, one on...
    • Gunnison County (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Flumes--Colorado--Gunnison County--1890-1910.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Gunnison County--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Gunnison County--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Placer mining La Belle, NM

    • Miners use a hydraulic monitor nozzle at a placer mine operation in La Belle, New Mexico. Large rocks line a sluice nearby.
    • La Belle (N.M.)--1890-1910.; Hydraulic mining--New Mexico--La Belle--1890-1910.; Miners--New Mexico--La Belle--1890-1910.; Mining--New Mexico--La Belle--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Taylor Park placer mining- beyond Buena Vista

    • View of three men placer mining (panning) at Taylor Park, Gunnison County, Colorado. Two men kneel near a small sluice, and hold a metal pans. One man looks on. Piles of rocks and wood and dry grass line the sluice.
    • Taylor Park (Gunnison County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Gunnison County--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Ore cars

    • Miners work with mule-drawn ore carts and a sluice at a placer mine probably in Colorado. A tent is nearby.
    • Horse railroads--Colorado--1890-1910.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Baumert & Fitcher Placer La Belle, N. M.

    • Miners stand by a wooden sluice at the Baumert & Fitcher Placer mine operation near La Belle, New Mexico. A tree-covered hill is in the distance.
    • Sluices--New Mexico--La Belle--1890-1910.; La Belle (N.M.)--1890-1910.; Hydraulic mining--New Mexico--La Belle--1890-1910.; Mining--New Mexico--La Belle--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Boulevard F ditch

    • View of a ditch near Federal Boulevard in Denver, Colorado. Houses and a sluice are nearby.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1890-1910.; Irrigation--Colorado--Denver--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Mine

    • View of the shafthouse of a mine in Colorado. A wooden sluice is near the building.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Bonanza Right Limit

    • Miners pose near a sluice and screen probably in the Yukon Territory.
    • Yukon Territory--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Yukon Territory--1890-1900.; Miners--Yukon Territory--1890-1900.; Mining--Yukon Territory--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Canadian Klondike Mining

    • Miners pose with women near a sluice and cabins in the Klondike, Canada. The men hold shovels and pitchforks.
    • Yukon Territory--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Canada--Yukon Territory--1890-1900.; Miners--Canada--Yukon Territory--1890-1900.; Mining--Canada--Yukon Territory--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • G. W. Howard Skokun Hill.

    • G. W. Howard, a miner, poses near a sluice and a screen in a placer mine near Skokun Hill, probably Yukon Territory, Canada. A tent and camp is nearby.
    • Yukon Territory--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Canada--Yukon Territory--1890-1900.; Miners--Canada--Yukon Territory--1890-1900.; Mining--Canada--Yukon Territory--1890-1900.; Tents--Canada--Yukon Territory--1890-1900.; Howard, G. W.
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Near Ward, Colo.

    • View of a sluice constructed on a mine dump and an unidentified mill building near Ward, Boulder County, Colorado.
    • Sluices--Colorado--Boulder County--1890-1900.; Spoil banks--Colorado--Boulder County--1890-1900.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Boulder County--1890-1900.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Boulder County--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Payrock tramway, Georgetown, Colo.

    • View of mine buildings and the aerial tramway at the Payrock Mine near Georgetown in Clear Creek County, Colorado. Shows a sluice box, chute, privy, and frames for the tramway.
    • Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Payrock Mine (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Aerial tramways--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1890-1900.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Clear Creek...
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Sluicing for gold in San Francisquito Canyon

    • Miners operate a hydraulic sluice in San Francisquito Canyon, Los Angeles County, California. The placer mine machine consists of adobe columns, pulleys, ropes, and wood boxes. Donkeys are loaded with ore bags.
    • San Francisquito Canyon (Calif.)--1890-1900.; Donkeys--California--Los Angeles County--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--California--San Francisquito Canyon--1890-1900.; Miners--California--Los Angeles County--1890-1900.; Mining--California--San...
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Miners and sluice

    • Miners with rakes and shovels attend a sluice system at an unidentified mine, possibly in Boulder County, Colorado.
    • Mining--Colorado--Boulder County--1890-1900.; Sluices--Colorado--Boulder County--1890-1900.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Boulder County--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Boulder County--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Ouray and Portland basin

    • Panoramic view of buildings, railroads, and wagons on probably the Otto Mears toll road near Portland Creek in the San Juan Mountains in Ouray (Ouray County), Colorado. Shows Denver and Rio Grande freight cars on tracks near dirt roads, frame...
    • Ouray (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Ouray--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Ouray--1880-1900.
    • [between 1888 and 1900?]
    • Ute-Ulay Mine Lake City

    • View of the Ute and Ulay Group Mine and the surrounding area near Lake City (Hinsdale County), Colorado. A sluice is near the shafthouse of the mine.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Lake City--1880-1890.; Sluices--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]
    • [K]eystone Placer Mine giant at work

    • View of the Keystone Placer Mine near Telluride (San Miguel County), Colorado. Pipes, a sluice, and wooden staircase are nearby.
    • Keystone Mine (San Miguel County, Colo.)--1880-1900.; Telluride (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Telluride--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Telluride--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Telluride--1880-1900.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Keystone Placer Mine. Sluice boxes

    • View of the Keystone placer mine, shows frame mine buildings and a wooden sluice, San Miguel County, Colorado.
    • Keystone Mine (San Miguel County, Colo.)--1880-1900.; San Miguel County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Flumes--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.; Mine buildings--Colorado--San Miguel...
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]

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