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    • Waste gate of flume

    • View of a stream in (probably) Colorado; shows a diversion dam for hydraulic gold placer mines, and a spillway. A man is by the flume and penstock.
    • Dams--Colorado--1880-1900.; Flumes--Colorado--1880-1900.; Gold mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Penstocks--Colorado--1880-1900.;...
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Harvesting beets in Colorado

    • Men and boys pose and hold sugar beets by horse drawn wagons in Colorado; some have pitchforks.
    • Agricultural laborers--Colorado--1880-1900.; Beets--Colorado--1880-1900.; Boys--Colorado--1880-1900.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--1880-1900.; Child laborers--Colorado--1880-1900.; Harvesting--Colorado--1880-1900.; Sugar industry--Colorado--1880-1900.
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    • Stacking alfalfa Boston Farm Colo. H. & L.S. Co. props.

    • View of an alfalfa harvest on Boston Farm in Colorado; shows farm workers, horse teams and farm equipment, and a wooden hay stacking machine with an iron counter-weight.
    • Agricultural laborers--Colorado--1880-1900.; Agricultural machinery & implements--Colorado--1880-1900.; Alfalfa--Colorado--1880-1900.; Harvesting--Colorado--1880-1900.; Hay--Colorado--1880-1900.; Horse teams--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Mining, Colorado

    • Men and women pose with ore cars and horses at the mouth of a heavily timbered, but unidentified tunnel, Colorado.
    • Horses--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mine railroads--Colorado--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Tunnels--Colorado--1880-1900.; Women--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • The Lake, Green Mtn. Falls, C M Ry

    • View of the lake at Green Mountain Falls, a resort northwest of Manitou, Colorado (served by Colorado Midland Railway); gazebo on island at center of image; boathouse and rowboats behind island; Green Mountain Falls Hotel in background.
    • Green Mountain Falls (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Gazebos--Colorado--1880-1900.; Hotels--Colorado--1880-1900.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--1880-1900.; Resorts--Colorado--1880-1900.; Waterfalls--Colorado--1880-1900.; Colorado Midland Railway Company.
    • [between 1888 and 1901]
    • Flume & pipe connection - dam complete

    • View of a stream, in (probably) Colorado; shows a diversion dam for hydraulic gold placer mines, a flume, and the penstock. Rail fences are across the water, and a bridge is to the side.
    • Dams--Colorado--1880-1900.; Flumes--Colorado--1880-1900.; Gold mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Penstocks--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Extension of ditch for Gold Queen Placers

    • Miners work on what is identified as a Gold Queen placer ditch, probably near the San Miguel River (Montrose County or San Miguel County) Colorado. Men pose on piles of gravel on a hillside and carry pickaxes, shovels, and sledgehammers.
    • Ditches--Colorado--1880-1900.; Construction--Colorado--1880-1900.; Gold miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Gold mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1886 and 1895?]
    • Pack train on Hagerman Pass

    • Pack burros carry lumber on Hagerman Pass in Pitkin or Lake County, Colorado; men on horses look on.
    • Hagerman Pass (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Donkeys--Colorado--1880-1900.; Horseback riding--Colorado--1880-1900.; Pack animals--Colorado--1880-1900.; Packtrains--Colorado--1880-1900.; Passes (Landforms)--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Miners on donkeys

    • A group of miners mounted on burros pose on a dirt road possibly in Las Animas County, Colorado. The men may be Hispanic. A burros loaded with mining equipment stands nearby.
    • Donkeys--Colorado--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Pack animals--Colorado--1880-1900.; Riding--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Miners and donkey haul beams

    • Three miners stand near a burro that is loaded with wood beams possibly in Las Animas County, Colorado. The beams are milled wood and some are shaped and notched. The men wear work clothes. Some of the miners may be Hispanic or Italian. A dog...
    • Donkeys--Colorado--1880-1900.; Lumber--Colorado--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Pack animals--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Coke ovens during construction

    • View of coke ovens in an unidentified coal camp possibly in Las Animas County, Colorado. The ovens are under construction and are made from local stone shaped into roughly square blocks. The ovens consist of two stone walls and two rows of circular...
    • Coal mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Coke industry--Colorado--1880-1900.; Coke ovens--Colorado--1880-1900.; Construction--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Water from the gold belt

    • Miners pose by a burro with water barrels at a canyon rim, in Colorado.
    • Barrels--Colorado--1880-1900.; Donkeys--Colorado--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Pack animals--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Wild horses

    • Men in chaps and woolies work with wild horses and lariats in a corral by a stable, probably in Colorado.
    • Wild horses--Colorado--1880-1900.; Corrals--Colorado--1880-1900.; Cowboys--Colorado--1880-1900.; Horses--Colorado--1880-1900.; Roping--Colorado--1880-1900.
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    • Depot, Green Mtn. Falls, C. M. Ry

    • View of Colorado Midland Railway Depot at Green Mountain Falls resort, northwest of Manitou, Colorado; all but roof of depot obscured by locomotive smoke from train consisting of two locomotives, one baggage car, and three passenger cars; lake at...
    • Green Mountain Falls (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Hotels--Colorado--1880-1900.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--1880-1900.; Railroad stations--Colorado--1880-1900.; Resorts--Colorado--1880-1900.; Colorado Midland Railway Company.
    • [between 1888 and 1901]
    • 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]
    • Ouray-Silverton Toll Road Rocky Point

    • A man sits in a horse-drawn wagon, a second man is on horseback, and a third man sits near a cliff on the Ouray-Silverton Toll Road in Ouray County or San Juan County, Colorado.
    • Carts & wagons--Colorado--1880-1900.; Cliffs--Colorado--1880-1900.; Dirt roads--Colorado--1880-1900.; Horseback riding--Colorado--1880-1900.; Toll roads--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1887 and 1900?]
    • The Lake, Green Mountain Falls

    • Lake at Green Mountain Falls, a resort northwest of Manitou, Colorado; island in center of lake with gazebo; boathouse and rowboats in distance; fisherman at right foreground with parasol; Green Mountain Hotel (built in 1888 and opened in 1889) in...
    • Green Mountain Falls (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Gazebos--Colorado--1880-1900.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--1880-1900.; Resorts--Colorado--1880-1900.; Waterfalls--Colorado--1880-1900.; Colorado Midland Railway Company.
    • [between 1888 and 1901]
    • Loaded burro

    • Boys and girls ride on a donkey in the mountains of Colorado. The girls wear dresses and the boys wear caps. A house is in the distance.
    • Boys--Colorado--1880-1900.; Children & animals--Colorado--1880-1900.; Donkeys--Colorado--1880-1900.; Girls--Colorado--1880-1900.; Riding--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Planting an orchard

    • Farm workers, men and boys, pose with two well dressed men, a boy and a girl, in a plowed farm field in probably western Colorado. The farm workers wear work clothes and hats, and hold shovels and tools. The boys wear knickers and caps; one boy...
    • Agricultural laborers--Colorado--1880-1900.; Boys--Colorado--1880-1900.; Croplands--Colorado--1880-1900.; Farming--Colorado--1880-1900.; Girls--Colorado--1880-1900.
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    • Cabin interior, Gore Range, "Our breakfast on top"

    • Interior view of a miner's cabin in the Gore Range, Colorado, shows three men preparing to eat their breakfast. One man stands at a wood burning stove and tends his food while two others sit at a table eating. Cans of "Java" are on the table.
    • Cookery--Colorado--1880-1900.; Eating & drinking--Colorado--1880-1900.; Interiors--Colorado--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Starting of the tramway between Ellison Hoist and mills

    • View of the partially completed tramway near the Ellison Hoist and mill, probably in Colorado.
    • Bridges--Colorado--1880-1900.; Buildings--Colorado--1880-1900.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mine railroads--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1920]
    • Waterwheel

    • View of mine processing facility ruins with a waterwheel and flume, in (probably) Glenwood Springs, Garfield County, Colorado.
    • Abandoned buildings--Colorado--1880-1900.; Flumes--Colorado--1880-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Waterwheels--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Burro train packed with lumber for the mines

    • Burros haul lumber, probably in Colorado; sheds are in a valley below.
    • Donkeys--Colorado--1880-1900.; Lumber--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Packtrains--Colorado--1880-1900.; Sheds--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Canyon of the Animas River

    • A Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company narrow gauge train is on sheer granite cliffs that flank the Animas River (Rio Las Animas), in either San Juan or La Plata County, Colorado.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1880-1900.; Animas River (Colo. and N.M.)--1880-1900.; Canyons--Colorado--1880-1900.; Cliffs--Colorado--1880-1900.; Railroads--Colorado--1880-1900.; Rivers--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Remnant of snow slide

    • A man stands near the Uncompahgre River and looks at a tunnel that has eroded through a pile of snow left from an avalanche near the Ouray-Silverton Toll Road in Ouray County or San Juan County, Colorado.
    • Uncompahgre River (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Avalanches--Colorado--1880-1900.; Men--Colorado--1880-1900.; Rivers--Colorado--1880-1900.; Snow--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Prospect shaft on east side of Grouse Mtn., Cripple Creek

    • Two miners stand near a headframe at a mining prospect on Grouse Mountain in the Cripple Creek mining district (Teller County), Colorado. A horse is hitched to a winch. The town of Victor is in the distance.
    • Grouse Mountain (Teller County, Colo.)--1880-1900.; Teller County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Hoisting machinery--Teller County--Colorado--1880-1900.; Horses--Teller County--Colorado--1880-1900.; Miners--Teller County--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Teller...
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • John Dailey, Jr.

    • John Dailey, Jr. sits in a horse-drawn sled in Colorado.
    • Dailey, John Jr.; Horses--Colorado--1880-1900.; Sleds & sleighs--Colorado--1880-1900.; Snow--Colorado--1880-1900.; Transportation--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • D. Cowing - H. H. stable / carriage house

    • View of a horse and wagon loaded with cream and milk cans in (probably) Colorado; a man stands to the side. A cow is by a stone building and possibly a dovecote with a cupola; metal chimneys are in the distance.
    • Carts & wagons--Colorado--1880-1900.; Dovecotes--Colorado--1880-1900.; Horses--Colorado--1880-1900.; Milkmen--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Mine in the San Juan Mountains

    • Men pose at an unidentified mine site in the San Juan Mountain Range in Colorado. Shows a head frame, shaft house with cable, wood frame buildings, smokestack, dog and the snow covered ground.
    • Headframes (Mining)--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mine buildings--Colorado--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1885 and 1900?]
    • Ute camp

    • Two Ute Indians pose outside their teepee constructed over a tree and poles, Colorado. Firewood and cooking pots are on ground; two more teepees and saddled horses are in background.
    • Indians of North America--Colorado--1880-1900.; Outdoor cookery--Colorado--1880-1900.; Tipis--Colorado--1880-1900.; Ute Indians--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1885 and 1895]
    • Deer hunters

    • Men sit on horses with rifles and a deer carcass; a pack horse is to the side.
    • Deer hunting--Colorado--1880-1900.; Men--Colorado--1880-1900.; Pack animals--Colorado--1880-1900.; Transportation--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Sinking shaft with windlass

    • Miners use a windlass to dig a mine shaft in Colorado. The shafthouse, a tailings dump, and mine railroad of another mine are in the distance.
    • Hoisting machinery--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mine buildings--Colorado--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • The horse whim

    • Miners push and stand near mine ore cars at a shafthouse in Colorado. A horse attached to a whim is nearby.
    • Hoisting machinery--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mine buildings--Colorado--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • A Rocky Mountain water carrier

    • View of a settlement in Colorado; shows men, houses, and a burro with water barrels.
    • Donkeys--Colorado--1880-1900.; Houses--Colorado--1880-1900.; Pack animals--Colorado--1880-1900.; Settlements--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Ute indian "teepees" in North Park

    • View of abandoned Native American tepee frames in the snow in North Park, Routt National Forest, Colorado.
    • Indians of North America--Colorado--1880-1900.; Ute Indians--Colorado--1880-1900.; Routt National Forest (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Ruins--Colorado--1880-1900.; Tipis--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1910?]
    • Mining, Colorado

    • View of an unidentified mine in Colorado. Dilapidated buildings stand among tailings piles, and a man works in a hole cut from a steep bluff.
    • Tailings embankments--Colorado--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Ruins--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Waiting for ore

    • A man poses with burros by a cabin in (probably) Colorado.
    • Cabins--Colorado--1880-1900.; Donkeys--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Pack animals--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • School room

    • Interior view of a (probably) Colorado classroom. Students face the teacher; maps are on the walls and chalkboard. Girls wear hair in braids.
    • Classrooms--Colorado--1880-1900.; Interiors--Colorado--1880-1900.; Students--Colorado--1880-1900.; Teachers--Colorado--1880-1900.
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    • The hunter

    • A man poses probably in Colorado with horses loaded with deer carcasses.
    • Deer hunting--Colorado--1880-1900.; Deer--Colorado--1880-1900.; Horses--Colorado--1880-1900.; Pack animals--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Miners

    • Miners pose near a partially constructed mine or mill and railroad tracks, probably in Colorado.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Family camping

    • Women and a child sit by a tent in (probably) Colorado. A man carries a burlap sack of grain near a surrey.
    • Camping--Colorado--1880-1900.; Families--Colorado--1880-1900.; Lifting & carrying--Colorado--1880-1900.; Tents--Colorado--1880-1900.
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    • Ute indians

    • A Native American (Ute) sits and holds a baby wrapped in decorative blankets, one covered with sea shells. Cooking implements and a tepee are behind them.
    • Indians of North America--Women--Colorado--1880-1900.; Ute Indians--Children--Colorado--1880-1900.; Cradleboards--Colorado--1880-1900.; Infants--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Ute Indians, cradleboards

    • View of a Native American woman(?) (Ute), shows the decoratively beaded cradleboard she carries on her back and the baby it holds. The woman is wrapped in a woven blanket and stands next to a tree in tall grass.
    • Indians of North America--Women--Colorado--1880-1900.; Ute Indians--Children--Colorado--1880-1900.; Cradleboards--Colorado--1880-1900.; Infants--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Ouray & Silverton Toll Road

    • A woman sits in a buggy on the Otto Mears Toll Road in either Ouray County or San Juan County, Colorado. Shows steep cliffs and a creek.
    • Carriages & coaches--Colorado--1880-1900.; Cliffs--Colorado--1880-1900.; Streams--Colorado--1880-1900.; Toll roads--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1883 and 1900?]
    • In the corral

    • A cowboy brands a cow at a ranch probably in Colorado. Other cowboys stand and sit on horseback nearby.
    • Cattle branding--Colorado--1880-1900.; Corrals--Colorado--1880-1900.; Cowboys--Colorado--1880-1900.; Horseback riding--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Trail guide and hunter

    • A man identified as Jim Baker, a guide, and a hunter with the carcass of a deer pose on horseback in a forested area, possibly in Colorado. A pack horse carries supplies. The hunter has a rifle.
    • Deer hunting--Colorado--1880-1900.; Guides & scouts--Colorado--1880-1900.; Horseback riding--Colorado--1880-1900.; Pack animals--Colorado--1880-1900.; Baker, Jim, guide.
    • [between 1885 and 1900?]
    • Rocky Point, Ironton and Ouray Toll Road

    • Men sit on a horse-drawn stage next to a cliff at a place identified as Rocky Point on a toll road in Ouray County or San Juan County, Colorado. Telegraph lines are nearby.
    • Cliffs--Colorado--1880-1900.; Dirt roads--Colorado--1880-1900.; Stagecoaches--Colorado--1880-1900.; Toll roads--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1887 and 1900?]
    • In the corral

    • View of cattle and calves in a corral probably in Colorado. A cowboy is on a horse.
    • Cattle--Colorado--1880-1900.; Corrals--Colorado--1880-1900.; Cowboys--Colorado--1880-1900.; Horseback riding--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Snow tunnel, Ouray and Silverton Toll Road

    • A team of horses pulls a wagon full of men through a snow tunnel along the Otto Mears Toll Road in either Ouray County or San Juan County, Colorado. Shows wagon ruts in the wet, muddy road.
    • Carts & wagons--Colorado--1880-1900.; Snow--Colorado--1880-1900.; Toll roads--Colorado--1880-1900.; Tunnels--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1883 and 1900?]
    • Pack train in the San Juan Mountains

    • Men and a pack train of burros gather around a wood frame mine building, probably in the San Juan Mountain Range, Colorado. The burros have pack saddles. Shows a pile of chopped wood, an outhouse and the snow covered mountainside.
    • Donkeys--Colorado--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Packtrains--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1885 and 1900?]

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