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    • 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]
    • 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?]
    • 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]
    • 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]
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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?]
    • Keystone Placer Mine, sluice boxes

    • View of the Keystone Placer Mine in San Miguel County Colorado. Shows mining buildings and sluice apparatus.
    • 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?]
    • Keystone placer mine giant at work

    • View of mining operations at the Keystone Mine in San Miguel County, Colorado. Shows sluice boxes and a large pipe with hydraulic nozzles.
    • 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.; Mining--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1882 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?]
    • 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?]
    • 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]
    • 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]
    • 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?]
    • 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?]
    • 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]
    • 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]
    • 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?]
    • 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?]
    • 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?]
    • 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?]
    • 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?]
    • 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
    • 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
    • The Gold Regions of Kansas

    • Miners, pack mules and oxen-driven wagons are on a road between one-story log buildings in Gregory Gulch (Gregory Diggings), in Central City or Black Hawk (Gilpin County), Colorado. Shows sparse trees and placer mines on a mountainside, and...
    • Gilpin County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Gregory Gulch (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Log buildings--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.; Mills--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.; Settlements--Colorado--Gilpin...
    •  
    • 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]
    • Irrigation in Colorado letting water into a side sluice-way

    • Men open a sluice box gate in Colorado, turning a spool that lifts the wooden gate by a chain. Shows a river in a valley, and a snow covered mountain in the distance. Inset image shoes a sluice box built in a steep canyon.
    • Irrigation canals & flumes--Colorado--1870-1880.; Irrigation--Colorado--1870-1880.; Rivers--Colorado--1870-1880.; Sluices--Colorado--1870-1880.
    •  
    • [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?]
    • Keystone Placer Mine, giant at work

    • View of mining operations at Keystone Mine, San Miguel County, Colorado. Shows a large water pipe on a log and hewn plank support as a hydraulic hose with a monitor nozzle sprays the hillside. A sluice box carries run-off down the slope. Shows a...
    • Keystone Mine (San Miguel County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; San Miguel County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1890.; Penstocks--Colorado--San Miguel...
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Illium [sic] Curve from toll road

    • Panoramic view of a valley near Ilium Curve, a loop of narrow gauge Denver and Rio Grande Railroad track near Ilium, (San Miguel County), Colorado. Shows an abandoned mine with a rail and plank sluice and log and wood frame buildings, dirt roads...
    • San Miguel County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Sunshine Mountain (San Miguel County, Colo.)--1880-1900.; Abandoned mines--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • 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?]
    • 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]
    • 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?]
    • Placer mine

    • Miners pose with picks in and near a sluice, part of a placer mining operation.
    • Hydraulic mining--1880-1900.; Miners--1880-1900.; Mining equipment--1880-1900.; Mining--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • 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]

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