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    • Underground mining - views by flash light

    • View is a montage of small images depicting miners performing various tasks, Leadville Lake County, Colorado. Titles on individual images: "Air drilling," "Hand drilling," "Electric drilling," "On the cage going up," "Anglebracing," and,...
    • Mine timbering--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Leadville (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Boring--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.
    • 1895
    • Jumbo and drilling crew in the heading

    • View of a drilling crew in the heading of an unidentified mine tending a large drilling rig identified as "Jumbo." A sign on the rig reads: "Atlas Gelodyn No. 1." Each miner wears a helmet and lamp.
    • Drilling & boring machinery--1930-1940.; Interiors--1930-1940.; Miners--Colorado--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--1930-1940.
    • December 20, 1939
    • Early oil well drilling rig

    • Shows an early oil well drilling rig possibly in Colorado. The rig is a wooden trestle structure with small buildings around the base. A group of men stand at the bottom of the rig. Two other men stand on a carriage in the foreground.
    • Drilling & boring machinery--1890-1900.; Oil wells--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Golden, Colorado School of Mines

    • Two Colorado School of Mines students compete in a hand drilling contest with a mallet and wedge or spike on a stone block on Engineer's Day, in Golden, Jefferson County, Colorado. Mike Lacy is on the left in a plaid shirt; spectators look on. One...
    • Golden (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Contests--Colorado--Golden--1960-1970.; Students--Colorado--Golden--1960-1970.; Universities & colleges--Colorado--Golden--1960-1970.; Colorado School of Mines.
    • [1968]
    • Golden, Colorado School of Mines

    • Two Colorado School of Mines students compete in a hand drilling contest with a hydraulic drill on a large stone block during Engineer's Day, Golden, Jefferson County, Colorado. Foothills are in the background.
    • Golden (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Contests--Colorado--Golden--1960-1970.; Students--Colorado--Golden--1960-1970.; Universities & colleges--Colorado--Golden--1960-1970.; Colorado School of Mines.
    • [1968]
    • EPCD, drilling from column

    • A worker operates a compressed air, percussion-type rock drill near the East Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel), of the Colorado-Big Thompson Water Diversion Project, in Grand County, Colorado. The man wears a safety...
    • Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Boring--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Construction workers--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Drilling & boring machinery--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.;...
    • [between 1940 and 1944?]
    • WPCD drilling

    • Men work with pneumatic drilling equipment at the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado.
    • Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Drilling & boring machinery--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Hydraulic facilities--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.;...
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Drilling rig (good)

    • View of an oil drilling operation; shows people posing by a wooden derrick and shop buildings with smokestacks, possibly in Garfield County, Colorado.
    • Oil well drilling rigs--Colorado--Garfield County--1920- 1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Rock drilling contest on streets of Silverton, Labor Day

    • Fred C. Dopp, atop a wood platform, swings a sledge hammer in a hard rock drilling contest in Silverton (San Juan County), Colorado. A second man kneels and holds a spike on the block of rock that protrudes through the platform. Men, women, and...
    • Silverton (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Contests--Colorado--Silverton--1930-1940.; Miners--Colorado--Silverton--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Silverton--1930-1940.; Spectators--Colorado--Silverton--1930-1940.; Dopp, Fred C.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Montrose, Colo. drilling for artesian water

    • A group of Montrose, Colorado, citizens pose in front of drilling equipment that drills an artesian well in Montrose County. The drill is composed of cables and steel bars. Electrical cables are attached to a steam-powered tractor; a puff of...
    • Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Artesian wells--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.
    • [between 1882 and 1890]
    • Climax, Colo., drilling in a main heading

    • View of two miners drilling in a main heading of the molybdenum mine, Climax (Lake County), Colorado. Drill bits project out of previous bore holes on the wall.
    • Molybdenum mines and mining--Colorado--Climax--1930-1940.; Climax (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Climax Mine (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Boring--Colorado--Climax--1930-1940.; Miners--Colorado--Climax--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Climax--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Drilling rig - derrick

    • View of a oil drilling operation; shows a man, stacked pipe sections, a wooden derrick, buildings with smokestacks, and Battlement Mesa (?), Garfield County, Colorado.
    • Oil well drilling rigs--Colorado--Garfield County--1920- 1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Drilling rig - derrick

    • View of an oil drilling operation; shows men, a construction of wheels, pulleys, and booms, and desert.
    • Oil well drilling rigs--1920- 1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 1 Number 2, 1918 April

    • Newsletter produced monthly by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 19180401
    • Quarry no. 4 about time Lincoln took charge

    • Interior view of a Colorado Yule Marble quarry in Marble (Gunnison County), Colorado. Well dressed men and workmen pose on a ledge in the quarry. Shows channeling machines (for drilling vertical holes into marble), a wooden ladder, a long wood...
    • Colorado Yule Marble Company--Facilities--1920-1930.; Marble (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Machinery--Colorado--Marble--1920-1930.; Marble quarrying--Colorado--Marble--1920-1930.
    • [1924 or 1925]
    • Old military academy

    • At the old Military School in Canon City, Colorado, uniformed cadets are at parade rest with rifle butts to the ground. Two have flags, one of the United States. A three story brick building behind them has a mansard roof, bracketed cornice, stone...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cadets--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.; Military education--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.
    • 1880 or 1881
    • Mining contest

    • Driving a spike into a rock, a miner demonstrates hard-rock drilling, in (probably) Colorado. A woman watches from a storefront with window lettering: "Groceries."
    • Colorado--1950-1960.; Contests--Colorado--1950-1960.; Mining--Colorado--1950-1960.
    • 1957
    • Industries - oil

    • Oil men stand near a tapped well in an oil field as oil spews up from the ground. Oil drilling equipment is in the foreground.
    • Oil wells--Colorado--1910-1930.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Industries - oil

    • Shows oil men in the field as they use drilling equipment.
    • Oil wells--Colorado--1910-1930.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Strauss Quarry, surface workings of the quarry at Marble, Colorado

    • View of Strauss Quarry shows a revolving derrick and a horizontal drilling machine fed by compressed air lines, south of Marble, Gunnison County, Colorado. The Strauss Quarry is on the east side of Yule Creek at 10,000 feet elevation, about 600...
    • Marble (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Marble--1900-1910.; Marble quarrying--Colorado--Marble--1900-1910.
    • 1909
    • Industries - oil

    • Spectators watch an oil gusher in an oil field; shows drilling equipment to the sides. The Bookcliffs of Mesa County are in the background.
    • Oil wells--Colorado--1910-1930.; Petroleum industry--Colorado--1910-1930.;
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 9 Numbers 5, 6 and 7, 1926 May-July

    • Newsletter produced everty two months by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 19260500
    • Colorado School of Mines training mine, Idaho Springs

    • Interior view of the Colorado School of Mines Edgar Experimental Mine, Idaho Springs, Colorado, shows students with a drilling machine.
    • Idaho Springs (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1930-1940.; Colorado School of Mines.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Artesian Well No 2 Montrose, Colo

    • In Montrose, Montrose County, Colorado, men, girls, and dogs pose with a pump house behind them. A frame tower supports the well shaft used to access artesian well no. 2; a projecting boom is over sheds with flywheels, pipes, and tanks. A...
    • Montrose (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Artesian wells--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Drilling & boring machinery--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.; Girls--Colorado--Montrose--1880-1890.
    • 1887 May 1
    • Marble - Strauss Quarry of Yule Marble Co. across the valley of Yule Creek from the Yule Quarry

    • View of Strauss Quarry shows a revolving derrick and a horizontal drilling machine fed by compressed air lines, south of Marble (Gunnison County), Colorado. The Strauss Quarry is on the east side of Yule Creek at 10,000 feet elevation, about 600...
    • Colorado Yule Marble Company--1910-1920.; Marble (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Marble--1910-1920.; Marble quarrying--Colorado--Marble--1910-1920.; Miners--Colorado--Marble--1910-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Marble--1910-1920.
    • 1912?
    • Empire, Colo Summer 1861

    • Men sit on the stoop of a false front building watching a group of volunteer soldiers perform drills in Empire, Colorado. Commercial buildings, covered wagons, and tree covered mountains are in the background.
    • Empire (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Soldiers--Colorado--Empire--1860-1870.
    • [1862?]
    • Rocky Mountain Fuel Company mine

    • View of a "churn drill," used for mineral exploration as well as water well drilling, by a mine shaft in Boulder County, Colorado. A miners' camp is nearby.
    • Rocky Mountain Fuel Company--Facilities--1910-1920.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Coal mining--Colorado--Boulder County--1910-1920.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Boulder County--1910-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Boulder County--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920]
    • TT, loading holes

    • Miners load explosives into holes drilled in the wall of a mine in Colorado. The men wear coats and hard hats with electric lights. One man rests a box of explosives on drilling machines. Labels on the box read: "Gold Metal Explosives, Division...
    • Blasting--Colorado--1930-1950.; Explosives--Colorado--1930-1950.; Miners--Colorado--1930-1950.; Mining--Colorado--1930-1950.
    • [between 1930 and 1950?]
    • N.D.H.S. Exponent, March 1892, Vol. II, No. 1

    • Newspaper devoted to the interest of North Denver High School . It has four pages of articles covering the following subjects: school clubs, sports, military, around school, and class socials. The front cover has a picture of the high school. The...
    • North High School (Denver, Colo.)--Periodicals.
    • March 1892
    • Drilling F Company, 86th Regiment

    • Members of the Tenth Mountain Division's 86th Regiment, F Company, drill on a Camp Hale, Colorado, street. Behind them are four white barrack buildings. In the background are pine covered hills with small patches of snow on the hill tops.
    • Military camps--Colorado--1940-1950.; Military training--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; United States. Army. Mountain Infantry Regiment, 86th. Company F.; World War, 1939-1945--Regimental histories--United States.; Camp...
    • [1943-1944]
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 3 Number 9, 1920 September

    • Newsletter produced monthly by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 19200901

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