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  • All fields: Colorado--1880-1900.
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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.
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    • [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.
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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.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [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.
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    • [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.
    • Rose & Hopkins.
    • [between 1888 and 1901]
    • 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.
    • Goodman, Charles, d. 1912.
    • [between 1886 and 1895?]
    • 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.
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    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Pack train on Hagerman Pass

    • Pack burros carry lumber on Hagerman Pass in Pitkin or Lake County, Colorado; men on horses look on.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [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...
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    • [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.
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    • [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...
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    • [between 1880 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...
    • Rose & Hopkins.
    • [between 1888 and 1901]
    • 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.
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    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Water from the gold belt

    • Miners pose by a burro with water barrels at a canyon rim, in Colorado.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [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.
    • Fortner, Cecil B.
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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...
    • Rose & Hopkins.
    • [between 1888 and 1901]
    • 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.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1887 and 1900?]
    • Waterwheel

    • View of mine processing facility ruins with a waterwheel and flume, in (probably) Glenwood Springs, Garfield County, Colorado.
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    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Abandoned mine

    • Prospectors dig near an abandoned mine and a sluice in Colorado.
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • [between 1940 and 1960]
    • 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.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [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...
    • McKee, Thomas Michael, 1854-1939.
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    • 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.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [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.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [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.
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    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • John Dailey, Jr.

    • John Dailey, Jr. sits in a horse-drawn sled in Colorado.
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    • [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.
    • Jones, Vaughan.
    • [between 1885 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.
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    • [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.
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    • 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.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1883 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.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1883 and 1900?]
    • Colorado town

    • View of a settlement in (probably) Colorado; shows sheds, houses, snow, a building under construction, and men by a house.
    • Cecil, William W.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Colorado town

    • View of a settlement in (probably) Colorado; shows sheds, houses, snow, a building under construction, and men by a house.
    • Cecil, William W.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Children and burro wagon

    • Boys and girls ride a donkey and crowd a wagon in (probably) Colorado; houses are in the background.
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    • [between 1880 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.
    • Randall and Wilcox.
    • [between 1885 and 1895]
    • 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.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [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.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • 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.
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • [between 1880 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.
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    • [between 1885 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.
    • Jones, Vaughan.
    • [between 1885 and 1900?]
    • Mule pack train

    • View of a mule pack train in Colorado, by rock cliffs.
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    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Burros packed for mountain climbing

    • Burros are loaded with planks in Colorado; a man, sheds, and a barn are in the background.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Deer hunters

    • Men sit on horses with rifles and a deer carcass; a pack horse is to the side.
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    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • A Rocky Mountain water carrier

    • View of a settlement in Colorado; shows men, houses, and a burro with water barrels.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [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.
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    • [between 1880 and 1910?]
    • Waiting for ore

    • A man poses with burros by a cabin in (probably) Colorado.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [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.
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    • The hunter

    • A man poses probably in Colorado with horses loaded with deer carcasses.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]

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