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    • Waterfalls at Montgomery

    • View of the arrastre (or arrastra) at Montgomery, Park County, Colorado, a frame wheel-construction used by miners for grinding ore. Water rushes through rocks; trees, slopes, and a flume are in the background.
    • Montgomery (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Grinding wheels--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mining equipment--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Waterfalls--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Soda Springs 1864

    • A man in a suit sits nexts to rocks that form a shelter over the Soda Spring, in Canon City, Colorado. Men sit by a wooden flume above that is supported by rock piers. Boulders are all around, and foothills are in the background.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Springs--Colorado--Canon City--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Waterfalls at Montgomery, C.T.

    • View of a wooden water wheel and an arrastre used for grinding ore in Montgomery (Park County), Colorado. A flume and probably a wooden platform are on the hillside near waterfalls and a creek.
    • Montgomery (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Grinding wheels--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mining equipment--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Streams--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.;...
    • 1864
    • Water power plant Montgomery City Colo

    • The water power plant at Montgomery, Park County, Colorado, consists of a frame wheel construction. Water rushes through rocks; trees, slopes, and the flume are in the background.
    • Montgomery (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Water power--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.
    • 1865
    • Bloomer Cut

    • A view of the Bloomer Cut in Placer County, California along the route of the Central Pacific Railroad shows steep vertical walls with a wood flume at the top of the cut.
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Placer County (Calif.)--1860-1870.; Flumes--California--Placer County--1860-1870.; Railroad cuts--California--Placer County--1860-1870.; Railroads--California--Placer County--1860-1870.
    • 1866
    • Flume near Idaho Springs

    • View of a wooden flume at probably a placer mine on Chicago Creek near Idaho Springs in Clear Creek County, Colorado. Shows a timber foot bridge over the creek, log cabins and tailings piles.
    • Chicago Creek (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Flumes--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1860-1870.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1860-1870.; Streams--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Georgetown Silver Works at Georgetown, Colo.

    • Men pose in front of frame silver processing buildings identified as the "Georgetown Silver Works" in Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Shows a smokestack, icicles on a wooden flume and frame buildings with vented, gable roofs.
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.; Ore industry--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.; Smokestacks--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • The Soda Springs on the left and the Iron Springs

    • This eight-sided gazebo in Canon City, Colorado, is made of branches, some twisted into flourishes. Deer antlers top the plank roof, and men and a woman sit on benches in back. A rubble wall is at the base of the rocks in the background, with a...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gazebos--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.
    • 1877
    • A perilous trip, shooting a flume in the Sierra Nevada

    • Two men in small boat slide down a narrow, wooden flume filled with water in the Sierra Nevada Range in Nevada or California. Shows the flume on a tree-covered mountain, rock formations and summits in the distance.
    • Aquatic sports--1870-1880.; Boats--1870-1880.; Flumes--1870-1880.
    • 1877 June 2
    • Approaching Graymont, Colorado

    • Clear Creek runs between Colorado and Southern railroad tracks and a wooden flume near Graymont in Clear Creek County, Colorado. Shows Grays Peak.
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--1880-1890.; Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Grays Peak (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Flumes--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1880-1890.; Railroad...
    • 1885
    • Graymont, Colo.

    • Clear Creek runs between a wooden flume and Colorado and Southern Railway tracks near Graymont (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Shows wood frame buildings and Grays Peak.
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--1880-1890.; Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Graymont (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Grays Peak (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Flumes--Colorado--Graymont--1880-1890.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Graymont--1880-1890.;...
    • 1885
    • Camp at Fall Creek, Colo.

    • Men, women, and children pose beside tents at a camp at what is identified as Fall Creek, possibly in Montrose County or San Miguel County, Colorado. Women sit and wear dresses with knife-pleated hems and hold wide-brimmed straw hats wrapped with...
    • Camping--Colorado--1880-1890.; Families--Colorado--1880-1890.; Horses--Colorado--1880-1890.; Streams--Colorado--1880-1890.; Tents--Colorado--1880-1890.
    • 1888 May
    • Flume on Cliff 400 feet above river, Montrose Placer Mining Company

    • View of the Montrose Placer Mining Company flume, in Montrose County, Colorado, under construction. A man is by stacked lumber; the Dolores Creek is below, at the bottom of sandstone cliffs. The water was used for hydraulic gold mining.
    • Dolores Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Flumes--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.
    • 1890
    • Pipe connection to penstock of open flume before banding the pipe

    • View of a wooden pipeline and flume under construction by the Stanley Mine in Clear Creek County, Colorado. Shows wooden pipe partially banded with iron. Mine buildings are in the distance. Rubble and boards are near the pipeline.
    • Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Stanley Mine (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Construction--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1890-1900.; Flumes--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1890-1900.; Pipelines--Colorado--Clear Creek...
    • 1894 Oct
    • Pack train near Telluride

    • View of a mule pack train near Telluride (San Miguel County), Colorado, carrying timber and logs. A flume is in the background.
    • San Miguel County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Flumes--Colorado--San Miguel County--1890-1900.; Mules--Colorado--San Miguel County--1890-1900.; Packtrains--Colorado--San Miguel County--1890-1900.; Trails & paths--Colorado--San Miguel County--1890-1900.;...
    • 1895 or 1896
    • Spanish Gulch Costilla County

    • Spanish Gulch gold placer mine, in the Grayback District, Costilla County, Colorado, consists of a stream contained by a wood flume; miners work the area with shovels. A man in the foreground runs a hydraulic "monitor" nozzle with a rock...
    • Costilla County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Spanish Gulch (Costilla County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Flumes--Colorado--Costilla County--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Costilla County--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Costilla County--1890-1900.;...
    • 1896
    • Nevadaville, Colo

    • View of Nevadaville, Gilpin County, Colorado, shows dwellings, commercial buildings, mining facilites, ore processing sheds, tailings, The Christ and Methodist Episcopal Churches and the school. A trestled flume leads from the Hubert Mine on top...
    • Nevadaville (Colo.)--1890-1900.
    • 1898
    • Panoramic photograph of Eldora, looking north.

    • Panoramic view of Eldora (Boulder County), Colorado; numbered locations are: "1. power house, Mogul Tunnel, 2. Bank of Eldora, 3. residence of Mick Langley, 4. grocery store, J. Greenlee, 5. Weldon House (board), 6. residence, John H. Kemp, Happy...
    • Eldora (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Eldora--1890-1900.
    • 1899 August
    • History of Denver

    • Comprehenisve study of the history of the Denver area before, during, and after the founding of the city.
    • Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1901
    • Cripple Creek strike

    • Uniformed militia in Camp Goldfield, Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado, headquarters of the Colorado National Guard during the Western Federation of Miners strike. Shows: horses, tents, mining structures, buildings and flume.
    • Cripple Creek Strike, Cripple Creek, Colo., 1903-1904.; Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Buildings--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1900-1910.; Horses--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1900-1910.; Militia--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1900-1910.; Miners'...
    • 1903 September 5
    • The City of Denver: Volume 1 Number 17, 1912 June 14

    • Newsletter produced semi-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.
    • 19120614
    • Group under snow arch

    • Men, women and children, probably railroad passengers, pose under an arch of packed snow near the Great Northern Railway route in King County or Chelan County, Washington. A narrow creek flows into a wooden chute or flume. The men wear suits and...
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; Passengers--Washington (State)--1910-1920.; Snow--Washington (State)--1910-1920.; Women--Washington (State)--1910-1920.
    • 1917 July 29
    • Snow on snowshed roof

    • Men hold shovels and stand on a wooden snowshed roof near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington. Shows packed snow, probably from a snowslide. A wooden diversion flume moves water to the roof top to soften the snow. Shows fire damaged trees on the...
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Avalanches--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Flumes--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction workers--Washington...
    • 1917 June 10
    • Snowshed construction

    • A traveling crane is near Great Northern Railway tracks and deep snow is in a ravine near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington. Shows a wooden flume for water diversion over the snow.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Hoisting machinery--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Snow--Washington...
    • 1917 June 30
    • Ouray flood

    • A group of men take time out to smile and pose while they clear the Cascade Flume of flood debris with shovels, Ouray, Ouray County, Colorado.
    • Ouray (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Floods--Colorado--Ouray--1910-1920.
    • 1919
    • Flood of 1919

    • A mother and three childern watch the water rush down the flume after the 1919 flood, Ouray, Colorado. The area is covered with rocks, branches and other debris brought down with the flood waters.
    • Ouray (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Families--Colorado--Ouray--1910-1920.; Floods--Colorado--Ouray--1910-1920.
    • 1919
    • Standard Chemical, Montrose

    • View of the Joe Junior Mill and ore processing buildings (Standard Chemical Company) in Montrose, Montrose County, Colorado; mill buildings and canvas tents are by a pipe flume.
    • Montrose (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Mills--Colorado--Montrose--1920-1930.; Mining--Colorado--Montrose--1920-1930.
    • 1921, January
    • Eureka Creek, outside of Central City, Colorado

    • View of a wooden sidewalk and railing that span Eureka Gulch and Creek outside of Central City, Colorado. The railing and sidewalk are alongside a dirt road. Two wood-frame houses sit on the hill on the other side of the gulch, where much of the...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Eureka Gulch (Gilpin County, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Wooden sidewalks--Colorado--Central City--1920-1930.
    • 1926
    • 1929 Denver Householders' Directory and Street and Avenue Guide v.5

    • The Denver Householder Directory started in 1924 and has been continued by other publishers right up to the present. These are arranged by address, allowing you to find out who was living in the house and/or the owner or the name of a business.
    • Denver (Colo.)--Directories.
    • 1929
    • The Real Pioneers of Colorado

    • Transcript of a document originally written by Maria Davies McGrath in 1934. This document contains transcripts of all three volumes, arranged alphabetically by pioneers last name. Within each entry is a brief biography of the individual (s) who...
    • Pioneers--Colorado.; Colorado--Biography.
    • 1934
    • Golden Cycle mill, looking west

    • Golden Cycle Mine and mill complex, Colorado Springs, Colorado shows: buildings, smokestacks, tanks, flume, Rampart Range in background.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1930-1940.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Golden Cycle Mine (El Paso County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mills--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1930-1940.
    • 1935
    • Crystal, Colorado 1937

    • View of the east wall of the log Crystal Mill powerhouse, (built in 1893) on Crystal River, Gunnison County, Colorado; shows the stamp mill and the adjacent water flume running beneath the shaft housing where the water dropped onto the water wheel.
    • Crystal (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Hydroelectric power--Colorado--Crystal--1930-1940.; Mills--Colorado--Crystal--1930-1940.
    • 1937
    • Bellefonte Central # 18 (2-8-0) leaving lime plant 1 spur

    • Bellefonte Central railroad locomotive # 18 leaves a lime plant in State College (Centre County), Pennsylvania. The plant buildings and a flume are in the distance.
    • Bellefonte Central Railroad Company--1930-1940.; State College (Pa.)--1930-1940.; Lime industry.; Railroad locomotives.
    • 1939 September 16
    • Mines above Nevadaville, Colo.

    • View of the flume and shafthouses of mines near Nevadaville (Gilpin County), Colorado. Miners' cabins and a dirt road are nearby.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Nevadaville--1940-1950.; Nevadaville (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Cabins--Colorado--Nevadaville--1940-1950.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Nevadaville--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Nevadaville--1940-1950.
    • 1940
    • Black Hawk, Oct. 1942

    • View east on the Gregory Street boardwalk over the flume in Black Hawk (Gilpin County), Colorado. A woman smiles and watches a girl peering through the planks. Signs read "The Denver Post For Sale Here," "Beech-Nut Chewing Tobacco," "Copenhagen...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1940-1950.
    • 1942
    • Black Hawk - 1942

    • View west on Gregory Street, Black Hawk, Colorado; shows the Richard's and Sullivan buildings built in the 1870's, plank sidewalk which covers the flume to direct seasonal flood water to Clear Creek, and the Rohling block. A man stands on the...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Streets--Colorado--Blackhawk--1940-1950.
    • 1942
    • RGS narrow gauge locomotive, engine number 464, engine type 2-8-2

    • Rear, from train; flume at left; scenic. Photographed: above Matterhorn, Colorado, October 12, 1945.
    • Railroads--Trains--Colorado--Matterhorn--1940-1950.; Matterhorn (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Narrow gauge railroads.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Matterhorn--1940-1950.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • 1945
    • Good indication of snow depth after storn [sic] of November 2, 1946.

    • Men with snowshovels in Louviers, Douglas County, Colorado, stand by a wall of snow. They wear coveralls, plaid, earflap hats, and sunglasses. An elevated flume [?] is behind them, and industrial buildings are in the background.
    • Louviers (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Blizzards--Colorado--Louviers--1940-1950.
    • 1946
    • Hancock

    • A shed and flume edge tree stumps in Hancock, Chaffee County, Colorado.
    • Hancock (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Hancock--1950-1960.
    • 1950
    • Black Hawk 1953

    • View east from upper Gregory Street (paved), Black Hawk, Colorado; shows High Street(?) lined with residences, plank sidewalk covering the concrete flume built by the city to control flood waters, three people on the sidewalk, and Swede Hill in the...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Streets--Colorado--Blackhawk--1950-1960.
    • 1953
    • Clear Creek flume

    • Clear creek runs beneath a bridge near a mining flume in Empire, Colorado.
    • Flumes--Colorado--Empire--1950-1960.; Empire (Colo.)--1950-1960.
    • 1960
    • Flume and settling pond

    • A flume and settling pond from a mining operation are in Empire, Colorado.
    • Flumes--Colorado--Empire--1950-1960.; Empire (Colo.)--1950-1960.
    • 1960
    • St. Elmo

    • View of the ghost town of Saint Elmo (Chaffee County), Colorado. Shows a wooden flume and utility poles. House, cabins, a church, and wood buildings are in the distance.
    • Saint Elmo (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Flumes--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1960-1970.; Ghost towns--Colorado--Saint Elmo--1960-1970.
    • 1961
    • Water flume, Tomboy

    • View of a wooden water flume, abandoned mine buildings and mine tailings, in the Savage Basin glacial cirque, at the Tomboy Mine in Tomboy (San Miguel County), Colorado.
    • Savage Basin (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Tomboy (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Tomboy Mine (San Miguel County, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Abandoned mines--Colorado--Tomboy--1960-1970.; Flumes--Colorado--Tomboy--1960-1970.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Tomboy--1960-1970.
    • 1967

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