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    • 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?]
    • [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?]
    • 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]
    • A home in the mountain

    • A miner and a boy pose between a sluice with a grinding wheel and a cabin on Saint Peter's Grade near Home, Larimer County, Colorado. The man wears an ammunition belt and holds a gold pan.
    • Home (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Cabins--Colorado--Home--1880-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Home--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Home--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Home--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • 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]
    • 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.
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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.
    • 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
    • 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?]
    • Black Hills scenery

    • Miners with shovels and wheelbarrows attend a boxed sluice in a gold placer mine pit, South Dakota.
    • South Dakota--1870-1880.; Gold miners--South Dakota--1870-1880.; Gold mining--South Dakota--1870-1880.; Hydraulic Mining--South Dakota--1870-1880.; Mining--South Dakota--1870-1880.
    • [between 1870 and 1880?]
    • Black Hills Scenery

    • Miners in a gold placer mine pit, South Dakota; shows tailings, sluice boxes, and wheelbarrows.
    • South Dakota--1870-1880.; Gold miners--South Dakota--1870-1880.; Hydraulic Mining--South Dakota--1870-1880.; Mining--South Dakota--1870-1880.
    • [between 1870 and 1880?]
    • 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]
    • 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?]
    • 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?]
    • 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]
    • 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?]
    • Ceremony at Moffat Filter Plant

    • Mayor Benjamin Stapleton and Denver Water Commissioner Richard Wensley hold the switch mechanism to a sluice gate near the Moffat Filter Plant in Lakewood (Jefferson County), Colorado. Other men, photographers with cameras, and two women stand...
    • Stapleton, Benjamin Franklin, 1869-1950--Public appearances.; Denver (Colo.). Board of Water Commissioners.--1930-1940.; Moffat Filter Plant (Lakewood, Colo.)--Rites & ceremonies--1930-1940.; Lakewood (Colo.)--1930-1940.;...
    • [1937 August 20]
    • 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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    • 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
    • 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 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
    • 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]
    • 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?]
    • 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
    • Colorado placer mining

    • Miners use a monitor or nozzle in a placer mine operation in Colorado. A sluice is nearby.
    • Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1860-1880.; Miners--Colorado--1860-1880.; Mining--Colorado--1860-1880.
    • [between 1865 and 1875]
    • 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]
    • 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]
    • 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?]
    • 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]
    • Early stamp mill

    • Abandoned stamp mill parts that include a waterwheel and a sluice box, in Colorado.
    • Sluices--Colorado--1930-1940.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--1930-1940.; Ruins--Colorado--1930-1940.; Waterwheels--Colorado--1930-1940.
    • 1936
    • 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]
    • 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]
    • 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?]
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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]
    • 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?]
    • Gold Run Mine dump

    • Gold Run Mine, a gold placer mine near Breckenridge, Summit County, Colorado; a miner uses a hydraulic nozzle (monitor) fitted with a rock counterbalance; water flows out of a sluice.
    • Gold Run Mine (Breckenridge, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Breckenridge--1880-1890.; Breckenridge (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gold miners--Colorado--Breckenridge--1880-1890.; Hydraulic Mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1880-1890.;...
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • 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?]
    • Granite Peak Little Cottonwood Canon , Utah

    • View of Granite Peak and a sluice near Little Cottonwood Creek and Canyon in Utah.
    • Sluices--Utah--1870-1880.; Canyons--Utah--1870-1880.; Hydraulic mining--Utah--1870-1880.; Mining--Utah--1870-1880.; Streams--Utah--1870-1880.
    • [between 1870 and 1880]
    • 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?]
    • 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]
    • 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
    • Gulch mining, Willow Gulch

    • View of a ground sluice for gold placer mining, at Willow Gulch, in (probably) Colorado. A cabin is by the hydraulic gold mine pit.
    • Sluices--Colorado--1870-1880.; Gold mining--Colorado--1870-1880.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--1870-1880.
    • [between 1875 and 1880?]
    • Head gate house, Marble, Colo.

    • Men pose near a sluice, a small wooden building and a headgate near Kline Falls, on the Crystal River, about 2 miles east of Marble (Gunnison County), Colorado. Shows a wooden staircase and walkway. Here water was diverted to a pipeline going west...
    • Marble (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Hydroelectric power.; Penstocks.
    • 1912.
    • 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

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