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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.
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [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...
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    • [between 1910 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.
    • Green, Frank Russell.
    • [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.
    • Goodman, Charles, d. 1912.
    • 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.
    • Goodman, Charles, d. 1912.
    • 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...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [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.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [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.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [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.
    • Dalgleish Brothers.
    • [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.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1930 and 1950?]
    • Mining panning

    • Miners pan for gold, probably in the South Platte River, near Denver, Colorado. A small sluice and a shovel are nearby.
    • Lillybridge, Charles S., 1849-1935.
    • [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.
    • Lillybridge, Charles S., 1849-1935.
    • [between 1904 and 1909]
    • Ore cars

    • Miners work with mule-drawn ore carts and a sluice at a placer mine probably in Colorado. A tent is nearby.
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Mine

    • View of the shafthouse of a mine in Colorado. A wooden sluice is near the building.
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [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.
    • Aultman, Otis A., 1874-1943.
    • [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.
    • Aultman, Otis A., 1874-1943.
    • [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.
    • Aultman, Otis A., 1874-1943.
    • [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.
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    • 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.
    • Sherard, Gerald E. (Gerald Emerson), 1947-
    • 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...
    • Huyett, D. H.
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    • 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.
    • Frenzeny & Tavernier.
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    • [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.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [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.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [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...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [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...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [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...
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    • [1895?]
    • History of Denver

    • Comprehenisve study of the history of the Denver area before, during, and after the founding of the city.
    • Smiley, Jerome C. (Jerome Constant), 1858-1924.
    • 1901
    • 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,...
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    • [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.
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    • [1900?]

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