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    • Underground drilling with machine drill

    • A miner squats down to operate an air drill called a stoper or a "wiggle tail" in a gold mine in Gilpin County, probably in the 1880s or 1890s. The miner leans against a thick rock wall. Smaller rocks stand in a pile in the dark background. The...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Underground drilling with machine drill

    • A miner operates an air drill called a stoper or a "wiggle tail" in a gold mine in Gilpin County, Colorado, probably in the 1880s or 1890s. The miner stands on a drill steel wedged between the rock faces of the hanging wall and the foot wall. A...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Rico Argentine mine stoper

    • A man wears a miner cap with an attached lamp and uses a compressed air, percussion-type rock drill called a stoper in the Argentine Mine in Rico (Dolores County), Colorado.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Cresson Mine, stoper

    • A miner works with a compressed air, percussion-type rock drill called a stoper or "wiggle tail" at the Cresson Mine near Cripple Creek in Teller County, Colorado. The man wears a work jump suit and hard hat.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Cresson Mine, stoper

    • A miner works with a compressed air, percussion-type rock drill called a stoper or "wiggle tail" at the Cresson Mine near Cripple Creek in Teller County, Colorado. The worker wears overalls and a hard hat. Boulders are scattered on the ground...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Rico Argentine

    • A miner uses a compressed air, percussion-type rock drill called a stoper in the Argentine Mine in Rico (Dolores County), Colorado. The miner wears a hat with an attached lamp.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Underground in a mine

    • A miner drills an upward hole with a compressed air, percussion-type rock drill called a stoper in an unidentified mine in Gilpin County, Colorado.
    • Thomas, A. M., photographer.
    • [between 1870 and 1890?]
    • Wolf Tongue

    • A miner positions a compressed air, percussion-type rock drill called a stoper on the ceiling of a mine shaft at the Wolf Tongue tungsten mine near Nederland (Boulder County), Colorado. He wears overalls, a jacket, and hard hat.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1930 and 1950?]
    • 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

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