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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]
    • 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]
    • 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]
    • 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.
    • Alder Gulch (Madison County, Mont.)--1870-1880.; Madison County (Mont.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Montana--Madison County--1870-1880.; Hydraulic Mining--Montana--Madison County--1870-1880.; Mining--Montana--Madison County--1870-1880.;...
    • [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.
    • 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]
    • 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.
    • Alice (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Alice--1940-1950.; Wooden buildings--Colorado--Alice--1940-1950.
    •  
    • 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
    • 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
    • Grand Canon of the Arkansas, exit of the Arkansas from the Grand Canyon

    • View of the Arkansas River near the Royal Gorge in Fremont County, Colorado. Shows steep cliffs and a rock strewn shore line. A tent, a sluice and a water wheel, part of a placer mine, are beside the river.
    • Arkansas River--1880-1900.; Fremont County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Royal Gorge (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Canyons--Colorado--Fremont County--1880-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Fremont County--1880-1900.; Rivers--Colorado--Fremont County--1880-1900.;...
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • 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
    • Miners working on Boreas Pass

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

    • Miners sluice a screen full of dirt at Blue River Diggings, near Breckenridge, Summit County, Colorado.
    • Breckenridge (Colo.)--1870-1890.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1870-1890.; Miners--Colorado--Breckenridge--1870-1890.; Mining equipment--Colorado--Breckenridge--1870-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1870-1890.
    • [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.
    • Camp Creek (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1900-1920.
    • [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.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1960.; Gold miners--Colorado--Central City--1930-1950.; Gold mining--Colorado--Central City--1930-1950.
    • [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....
    • Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Foundries--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.; Ruins--Colorado--Central City--1940-1950.
    • 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.
    • Chance (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Chance--1940-1950.
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    • Sluicing

    • Three Chinese men sluice for gold near an embankment in Colorado. Shows a wooden mine sluice.
    • Chinese Americans--Colorado--1870-1890.; Gold mining--Colorado--1870-1890.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1870-1890.; Mining--Colorado--1870-1890.; Sluices--Colorado--1870-1890.
    • [between 1878 and 1881?]
    • Sluicing

    • Chinese miners work at a sluice possibly in Colorado. They wear long shirts and wide-brimmed hats.
    • Chinese-Americans--Colorado--1880-1900.; Sluices--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [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.
    • Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 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.
    • Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1860-1880.; Idaho Springs (Colo.)--1860-1880.; Sluices.; Streams.
    • [between 1864 and 1877?]
    • 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]
    • 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 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]
    • 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?]
    • 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.
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--1870-1880.; Sluices--Colorado--Jefferson County--1870-1880.; Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Clear Creek Canyon (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--1870-1880.;...
    • [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.
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--1870-1880.; Sluices--Colorado--Jefferson County--1870-1880.; Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Clear Creek Canyon (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--1870-1880.;...
    • [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.
    • 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?]
    • 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]
    • 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.
    • Colorado Central Railroad Company--1870-1880.; Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Clear Creek Canyon (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Colorado--1870-1880.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--1870-1880.; Streams--Colorado--1870-1880.
    • [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.
    • 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
    • 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]
    • 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]
    • 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]
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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?]
    • 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]
    • 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?]

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