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    • Caribou, Colo. Mines

    • 1870s when rich ore was plentiful in the surrounding hills.; Three women stand on a hillside below the Caribou Mine near Caribou, a mining district in Boulder County, Colorado. A fourth person sits on a tree stump in the right midground. Additional...
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Caribou--1880-1890.; Mine shafts--Colorado--Caribou--1880-1890.; Tailings (Metallurgy)--1880-1890.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Caribou (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Caribou--1880-1890.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Caribou, Colo. 1870-1879

    • probably when this image was first taken.; The mining town of Caribou sits along the base of Caribou Hill in Boulder County, Colorado. The schoolhouse is in the left foreground on Sherman Street with three long log poles propped against one side...
    • School buildings--Colorado--Caribou--1870-1880.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Caribou (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Streets--Colorado--Caribou--1870-1880.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Caribou - 60 years later

    • The small mining town of Caribou stands abandoned in Boulder County, Colorado, about 60 years after the area's mining heyday. Several buildings stand in the foreground and along a dirt road in the midground. A large shafthouse is in the left...
    • School buildings--1930-1940.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Caribou (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Thorodin Mountain (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Tremont Mountain (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Caribou--1930-1940.; Ghost...
    • [1939?]
    • A.D. Breed, Eben Smith, Wm. Bryant

    • From left, Abel D. Breed, William Bryant and Eben Smith sit at a small table examining a piece of ore, possibly from the Caribou Mine in Boulder County, Colorado, owned by Breed. Breed holds a magnifying glass in his right hand. Smith and Bryant...
    • Capitalists and financiers--Colorado--Caribou--1870-1880.; Supervisors, Industrial--Colorado--Caribou--1870-1880.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Caribou (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Caribou--1870-1880.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Caribou, Colo.

    • View of mine buildings, tailings piles, piles of logs, and ore cars on a narrow gauge tipple in Caribou (Boulder County), Colorado. Wooden, metal, and tar paper structures on a hillside are probably part of a silver mine. Cars are parked near a...
    • Caribou (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Caribou--1950-1960.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Caribou--1950-1960.; Mining--Colorado--Caribou--1950-1960.; Silver mining--Colorado--Caribou--1950-1960.
    • 1950 October 19
    • Caribou, Colo. Silver Cornet Band 1874

    • Members of the Caribou Silver Cornet Band pose with their instruments in front of a wood building, probably in Caribou, a small mining district in Boulder County, Colorado. The group was known for its simple uniforms as well as its numerous...
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Caribou (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Bands--1870-1880.; Cornets--1870-1880.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Caribou - Schools (also S1446)

    • A group of school children stands in front of the schoolhouse in Caribou, a mining town in Boulder County, Colorado, near the end of the 19th century during the area's mining heyday. Several women, probably schoolteachers, stand on the front porch...
    • School buildings--Colorado--Caribou--1880-1900.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Caribou (Colo.)--1880-1900.; School children--Colorado--Caribou--1880-1900.; Teachers--Colorado--Caribou--1880-1900.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Caribou, Colo. 1939

    • Several log cabins stand on a hill in Caribou, a mining town in Boulder County, Colorado. A dirt roads runs from the foreground back to the cabins. Mounds of mine tailings stand farther up the hill in the background.
    • Tailings (Metallurgy)--Colorado--Caribou--1930-1940.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Caribou (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Log cabins--Colorado--Caribou--1930-1940.
    • [1939?]
    • Abel D. Breed ca. 1875

    • $1,000 and tons of ore had been blocked out as a reserve. That year, Breed sold the mine to a group of investors from Holland for about $3 million with a cash down payment of $1.5 million. The mine is probably most famous for producing the silver...
    • Capitalists and financiers--1870-1880.; Silver coffeepots--1870-1880.; Silver mining--Colorado--Caribou--1870-1880.; Breed, Abel D.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Caribou

    • Men pose by a business housed in a log building in Caribou (Boulder County), Colorado. A Black man wears an apron and cook's hat. Signs read: "Caribou production $20,000,000.00," and "The Up To Date Mining Co, Silver, Gold, Copper."
    • Up To Date Mining Company (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Caribou (Colo.)--1910-1920.; African Americans--Colorado--Caribou--1910-1920.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Caribou--1910-1920.; Miners--Colorado--Caribou--1910-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Caribou--1910-1920.
    • 1912?
    • Caribou, Colo. early mine machinery 1941

    • A wooden drum from a "slack-belt" hoist (widely used in Caribou mines during the early mining days) and a boiler that supplied steam to activate the hoist and pumps, stand in the foreground on a hill near Caribou in Boulder County, Colorado. Pine...
    • Mining equipment--1940-1950.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Caribou (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Boilers--1940-1950.; Hoisting machinery--1940-1950.
    • [1941?]
    • Caribou, Colo. Ore sorters 1880s

    • A group of ore sorters sits in a circle inside a shafthouse on Caribou Hill near Caribou in Boulder County, Colorado. Piles of ore stand near the group. One miner stands by himself in the background. Wood rafters support the roof of the shafthouse.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Caribou--1880-1890.; Ore-dressing--Colorado--Caribou--1880-1890.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Caribou (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Miners--Colorado--Caribou--1880-1890.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Caribou, Colorado

    • A horse and empty buggy are stopped on a rocky, dirt road in Caribou, a mining district in Boulder County, Colorado. Caribou saw its boom in the 1870s when it was reportedly one of the most important silver producers in Colorado. Several log cabins...
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Caribou (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Caribou--1890-1900.; Log cabins--Colorado--Caribou--1890-1900.
    • [1899?]
    • Caribou Flats, Winter 1945

    • Small shrubs stand in a large, snow-covered field near Caribou Flat in Boulder County, Colorado. A taller tree is in the foreground. A ridge of mountains is in the distance.
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Caribou (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Shrubs--Colorado--Caribou--1940-1950.
    • [1945?]
    • Caribou, Colo. early mine machinery 1941

    • A long, covered, wooden platform is supported by wood frames along a steep hill near Caribou, a mining district in Boulder County, Colorado. The platform possibly houses a tramway used to haul ore from a mine near the top of the hill. Tramways were...
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Caribou (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Ores--Transportation--Colorado--Caribou--1940-1950.
    • [1941?]
    • Nederland, Colorado (prints)

    • A dead tree stump lies among rocks in the foreground of this view looking toward Nederland in Boulder County, Colorado. The Caribou Mill, owned by A.D. Breed, stands in the midground in the town. A large smokestack protrudes from the roof of the...
    • Nederland (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hotels--Colorado--Nederland--1890-1900.; Mills--Colorado--Nederland--1890-1900.; Tree stumps--Colorado--Nederland--1890-1900.
    • [1899?]
    • Avenue of Trees, Caribou Flats

    • People stand among timberline pine trees at Caribou Flat near Caribou, Boulder County, Colorado; cumulus and nimbus rain clouds fill the sky.
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Caribou (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Pines--Colorado--Caribou--1930-1950.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Caribou, Comstock Shaft 1939

    • The roof of a wood shafthouse, possibly of the Comstock Mine, is collapsed on a ridge near Caribou in Boulder County, Colorado. A portion of another wood building is in the right foreground. Rocks are also scattered on the ground near the...
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Caribou--1930-1940.; Mine shafts--Colorado--Caribou--1930-1940.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Caribou (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Ruins--Colorado--Caribou--1930-1940.
    • [1939?]
    • Caribou, Colorado. 1920

    • An unidentified man sits in a convertible car stopped on a dirt road in Caribou, a mining district in Boulder County, Colorado. Caribou saw its boom in the 1870s when it was reportedly one of the most important silver producing districts in...
    • Wheels--Wagons--Colorado--Caribou--1910-1930.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Caribou (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Convertible automobiles--Colorado--Caribou--1910-1930.; Stone buildings--Colorado--Caribou--1910-1930.
    • [between 1915 and 1930?]
    • After the snowdrifts disappeared near Caribou

    • Shows an abandoned wood building with a collapsed roof near Caribou in Boulder County, Colorado. Caribou was an important silver mining district in the 1870s.
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Caribou (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Caribou--1930-1950.; Ghost towns--Colorado--Caribou--1930-1950.; Silver mining--Colorado--Caribou--1930-1950.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Caribou, Colo. early mine machinery 1941

    • A wooden drive wheel from an early mine stands in the foreground on a ridge near Caribou in Boulder County, Colorado. A partially-shown person carrying a camera tripod walks in the left background. A tall tree is in the right background.
    • Mining equipment--1940-1950.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Caribou (Colo.)--1940-1950.
    • [1941?]
    • Abandoned buildings in Caribou

    • Roundup Riders of the Rockies members take a break from their trail ride at probably the ghost town of Caribou (Boulder County), Colorado. Riders stand or sit near their horses in a grassy meadow. Dilapidated, abandoned log buildings are on the...
    • Roundup Riders of the Rockies (Colo.)--People--1950-1960.; Trail riding--Colorado--Caribou--1950-1960.; Caribou (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Caribou--1950-1960.; Ghost towns--Colorado--Caribou--1950-1960.;...
    • 1958 July
    • Caribou

    • Pieces of mining equipment sit abandoned near the Caribou Mine in Boulder County, Colorado, serving as reminders of the area's mining heyday. Photographer titled the image "Mine Remnants from Prosperous Days." A ridge of mountains is in the...
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Caribou (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Ghost towns--Colorado--Caribou--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Caribou--1930-1940.
    • [1939?]
    • Caribou

    • View of mining machinery near the Caribou Mine in Boulder County, Colorado; cumulus clouds dot the sky.
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Caribou (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Ghost towns--Colorado--Caribou--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Caribou--1930-1940.; Prospecting equipment & supplies--1930-1940.
    • [1939?]
    • Caribou, Colorado (Mines)

    • Several mines and piles of tailings stand on the hill in the background in this view of Caribou, a mining district in Boulder County, Colorado. Caribou saw its prime in the 1870s when it was reportedly one of the most important silver producers in...
    • Tailings (Metallurgy)--Colorado--Caribou--1890-1920.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1890-1920.; Caribou (Colo.)--1890-1920.; Silver mining--Colorado--Caribou--1890-1920.
    • [between 1899 and 1920?]
    • Caribou, Colo. early mine machinery 1941

    • View of abandoned sheds, tailings piles, and mine shafthouses near Caribou, Boulder County, Colorado. Fragmented cumulus clouds fill the sky.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Caribou--1940-1950.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Caribou (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Caribou--1940-1950.
    • [1941?]
    • Nederland

    • Nederland, Boulder County, Colorado, looking north, includes buildings (l to r): Caribou (Pareed I. Cesttor) Mill; residence of W. G. Bryant, and Hetzer Hotel and stable. Brown's Hotel (extreme right) was built ca. 1860, by Nathan Bolly Brown....
    • Nederland (Colo.)--1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • Caribou, Colo. Sarah Collins grave 1875

    • A light-colored gravestone marks the grave of Sarah Collins in a cemetery in Caribou, a small mining town in Boulder County, Colorado. The gravestone has a dove engraved near its top and reads: "Sarah Collins Wife of James Collins Died Oct. 5, 1875...
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Caribou (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Cemeteries--Colorado--Blackhawk--1930-1950.; Tombs & sepulchral monuments--Colorado--Caribou--1930-1950.; Collins, Sarah.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Early Spring, West of Caribou

    • Snow covers the ground near a mining complex west of Caribou in Boulder County, Colorado. Some patches of dirt and rocks stand on a hill in the right foreground where the snow has melted.
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Caribou (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Silver mining--Colorado--Caribou--1930-1950.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Caribou mine, Caribou, Colorado

    • Two men pose among wooden buildings at the Caribou mine, Caribou, Boulder County, Colorado. Rocks and machine debris are scattered on the ground around them.
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Caribou Shaft (Boulder County, Colo.)--1900-1920.; Buildings--Colorado--Boulder County--1900-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Boulder County--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Caribou, Colorado, 1870-1899 circa (originals)

    • The mining town of Caribou stands at the base of a hill, possibly Boulder County Hill, in Boulder County, Colorado. A mine shafthouse stands near a pile of tailings in the right background.
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Caribou (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Caribou--1890-1900.
    • [1899?]
    • Mining machinery Caribou Mill

    • A miner poses indoors near the hoist of the Caribou Mine and Mill in Boulder County, Colorado. The machinery includes cables, flywheels, and a friction drum.
    • Caribou Mine.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Caribou Shaft (Boulder County, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Boulder County--1870-1880.; Interiors--Colorado--Boulder County--1870-1880.; Miners--Colorado--Boulder...
    • [between 1870 and 1874]
    • Caribou

    • View over Caribou (9800 feet), Boulder County, Colorado, includes streets lined with log, board and batten, wood frame false fronts, gabled lean-to structures. Many have external timber braces for protection against the wind blowing from the...
    • Caribou (Colo.)--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890]
    • Caribou, Colo.

    • View of Caribou (9800 feet), a mining town in Boulder County, Colorado, includes log, board and batten, wood frame false fronts, gabled and lean-to structures. Many have external timber braces propped against them for protection against the wind...
    • Caribou (Colo.)--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890]
    • Caribou, Colo.

    • View northwest from Goat Hill over Caribou (9800 feet), Boulder County, Colorado, includes streets lined with log, board and batten, wood frame false fronts, gabled and lean-tos structures. Many have external timber braces propped against them for...
    • Caribou (Colo.)--1940-1950.
    • 1944 March 1
    • Potosi Caribou mine, Caribou, Colo.

    • View of the deteriorating mill of the Potosi Caribou mine near Caribou, Boulder County, Colorado. It features two towers connected by a wooden chute and other, shed roofed buildings. It stands atop a large tailings pile and borders a road.
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1900-1930.; Potosi Mine (Boulder County, Colo.)--1900-1930.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Boulder County--1900-1930.; Mills--Colorado--Boulder County--1900-1930.; Mining--Colorado--Boulder County--1900-1930.
    • [between 1900 and 1930?]
    • Shaft house interior

    • Hoisting equipment stands inside the shafthouse of the Caribou Mine near Nederland in Boulder County, Colorado. The mine reportedly produced the silver ingots used to pave Eureka Street in front of the Teller House in Central City when President...
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Nederland--1930-1950.; Mine shafts--Colorado--Nederland--1930-1950.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Caribou (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Nederland (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Hoisting machinery--1930-1950.; Ladders--1930-1950.;...
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Caribou, Colorado

    • View of a wooden mine building with two active smokestacks, Caribou, Boulder County, Colorado. In front of the structure is a man driving a horse-drawn wagon full of wood.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Caribou--1890-1910.; Caribou (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Caribou--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Caribou--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Caribou

    • View of a partially collapsed, wooden shack in the ghost town of Caribou (Boulder County), Colorado. Collapsed cabins are nearby.
    • Caribou (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Building deterioration--Colorado--Caribou--1960-1970.; Ghost towns--Colorado--Caribou--1960-1970.; Ruins--Colorado--Caribou--1960-1970.
    • 1965
    • Caribou

    • View of the ruins of a stone building in the ghost town of Caribou (Boulder County), Colorado. The building has arched windows. Mine tailings are in the distance.
    • Caribou (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Ghost towns--Colorado--Caribou--1960-1970.; Ruins--Colorado--Caribou--1960-1970.; Stone buildings--Colorado--Caribou--1960-1970.
    • 1963
    • Johney [sic] Richards standing beside ruins of New Jersey Mill - Caribou, Colorado

    • View of Johney (or Johnny) Richards by stone wall ruins of the New Jersey Mill, a mine ore processing facility near Caribou, Boulder County, Colorado.
    • Caribou (Colo.)--1910-1940.; Mills--Colorado--Caribou--1910-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Caribou--1910-1940.; Ruins--Colorado--Caribou--1910-1940.; Richards, Johney.
    • [between 1910 and 1940?]
    • Caribou, Colorado

    • Panoramic view of dilapidated frame buildings and ruins of the stone Potosi Mine Boarding House in Caribou (Boulder County), Colorado. Shows a barren depression in a mountain valley, rocks and timber debris. Mount Thorodin is in the distance.
    • Caribou (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Thorodin Mountain (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Abandoned mines--Colorado--Caribou--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Caribou--1940-1950.; Ruins--Colorado--Caribou--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Street scene in Caribou, Colo.

    • Men sit and stand on the balcony, and in front of, a butcher shop owned by Mr. Murphy in Caribou (Boulder County), Colorado. Men in aprons pose near sides of beef that hang on the porch of the building. The wood frame building is next to the...
    • Caribou (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Butcher shops.; Commercial streets.
    •  
    • Caribou Flats, 1945

    • A large tree stands in the foreground in Caribou Flat in Boulder County, Colorado. Small trees and several tree stumps stand in the field in the midground. A ridge of mountains is in the distance.
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Tree stumps--Colorado--Boulder County--1940-1950.; Trees--Colorado--Boulder County--1940-1950.
    • [1945?]
    • Caribou, Colorado

    • Mines and tree stumps top a denuded hill at Caribou, Boulder County, Colorado.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Caribou--1890-1910.; Caribou (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Caribou--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Caribou, Colorado

    • An abandoned two story wood building is propped up by long log poles in Caribou,a mining district in Boulder County, Colorado.
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Caribou (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Caribou--1910-1930.; Wooden buildings--Colorado--Caribou--1910-1930.
    • [between 1915 and 1930?]
    • Caribou - 1941, empty mill near Caribou

    • View of the wood framing of an empty mill near Caribou, Boulder County, Colorado; features an incompleted building framed for a gable roof; situated at the bottom of a bank, at the edge of a river, with a pine forest on the other side.
    • Caribou (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Mills--Colorado--Caribou--1940-1950.; Structural frames--Colorado--Caribou--1940-1950.
    •  
    • Caribou, Colo.

    • View of Caribou (Boulder County), Colorado. Shows the Sherman House hotel and commercial and residential buildings at the base of snow-covered Arapaho Peak and Baldy Mountain. Mine buildings are in the distance.
    • Caribou (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Caribou--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Caribou--1880-1900.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]

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