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    • Abandoned mine

    • Prospectors dig near an abandoned mine and a sluice in Colorado.
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • [between 1940 and 1960]
    • 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.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • 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.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Hydraulic gold mining, Alder gulch, near Virginia City

    • Miners sit and stand near hydraulic mining equipment at a placer mining operation in Alder gulch, Madison County, Montana. Water runs from the top of the gulch. Shows sluice boxes; water sprays from a monitor nozzle.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1870 and 1880?]
    • 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.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [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.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [1871]
    • Alice - 1941 mine office

    • View of a one story house in Alice, Clear Creek County, Colorado; shows hipped and flat roofs, and a brick chimney with a tin top. A sluice is among rock piles in the background.
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
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    • 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.
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
    • 1949
    • 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.
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
    • 1949
    • Miners working on Boreas Pass

    • Miners work a sluice with metal pans on Boreas Pass near Breckenridge (Summit County), Colorado.
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    • [between 1880 and 1890]
    • Near Breckenridge

    • Miners sluice a screen full of dirt at Blue River Diggings, near Breckenridge, Summit County, Colorado.
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    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • 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.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1901 and 1920]
    • 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.
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    • [between 1930 and 1960?]
    • 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....
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
    • 1941
    • Chance - 1942

    • View of two dilapidated, wooden mining buildings at the top of a small rise amid sage brush in Chance (Gunnison County), Colorado; shows vertical plank siding with sluices (?) attached; sluice raised on a framework, above the top of the building.
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
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    • Sluicing

    • Three Chinese men sluice for gold near an embankment in Colorado. Shows a wooden mine sluice.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1878 and 1881?]
    • Sluicing

    • Chinese miners work at a sluice possibly in Colorado. They wear long shirts and wide-brimmed hats.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1881 and 1900?]
    • 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
    • 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.
    • Chamberlain, W. G. (William Gunnison), 1815-1910.
    • [between 1864 and 1877?]
    • 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.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Placer mining in Clear Creek

    • Miner operating paddle wheel driven sluice box along the banks of Clear Creek, Colorado.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • 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?]
    • Near entrance to Clear Creek Canon

    • View of Clear Creek at the entrance to Clear Creek Canyon in Jefferson County, Colorado. Colorado and Southern Railway (C&S) narrow gauge tracks and a sluice are on either side of the creek.
    • Chamberlain, W. G. (William Gunnison), 1815-1910.
    • [between 1870 and 1880]
    • Tough Criss Bend Clear Creek Canon

    • View of Colorado and Southern Railway (C&S) narrow gauge tracks, a sluice, and Clear Creek at Tough Criss Bend in Clear Creek Canyon (Jefferson County), Colorado.
    • Chamberlain, W. G. (William Gunnison), 1815-1910.
    • [between 1870 and 1880]
    • 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?]
    • 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.
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    • [between 1940 and 1960]
    • Railroad tracks and river

    • View of Colorado Central Railroad railroad tracks and a sluice near Clear Creek in Clear Creek Canyon (Jefferson County or Clear Creek County), Colorado.
    • Chamberlain, W. G. (William Gunnison), 1815-1910.
    • [between 1872 and 1877?]
    • 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.
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    • 1903
    • 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."
    • McKee, Thomas Michael, 1854-1939.
    • 1897 Sep. 8
    • 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...
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    • [1895?]

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