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    • 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?]
    • Placer mining Alma Colo

    • Gold miners pose at a hydraulic mine in Alma, Park County, Colorado; bluffs in the background have erosion and falling water. A jet of water issues from a "monitor" nozzle; a flume is in the foreground.
    • Alma (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Flumes--Colorado--Park County--1880-1900.; Gold mining--Colorado--Park County--1880-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Park County--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Park County--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Park...
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Twin Falls near Ames

    • View of waterfalls near Ames (San Miguel County), Colorado. One waterfall is from a wood flume, the other from an unidentified stream.
    • Ames (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Flumes--Colorado--Ames--1880-1900.; Waterfalls--Colorado--Ames--1880-1900.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • San Juan County near Silverton, Colo.

    • View of Arastra Gulch, San Juan County, Colorado; shows a wagon road, a water flume for the Silver Lake Mill on a trestle, and bridges over the Animas River.
    • Animas River (Colo. and N.M.)--1900-1910.; San Juan County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Bridges--Colorado--San Juan County--1900-1910.; Flumes--Colorado--San Juan County--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--San Juan County--1900-1910.; Rivers--Colorado--San Juan...
    • [1906]
    • Irrigation ditch flume- Antlers, Colo.

    • View of a man standing on a wooden irrigation flume, possibly in Cactus Valley, near Antlers, Garfield County, Colorado. The wooden flume bridges a small canyon in a rocky desert landscape dotted with sage and other scrub bushes. The Grand Hogback...
    • Antlers (Colo.)--1890-1920.; Grand Hogback (Colo.)--1890-1920.; Flumes--Colorado--Antlers--1890-1920.
    • [between 1891 and 1915?]
    • 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
    • Grand canon of the Arkansas

    • View of a ditch and a wooden flume on a hill beside the Arkansas River near the Royal Gorge in Fremont County, Colorado. Shows ice at the edges of the frozen water, and patches of snow on a hillside.
    • Arkansas River--1870-1880.; Fremont County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Royal Gorge (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Colorado--Fremont County--1870-1880.; Flumes--Colorado--Fremont County--1870-1880.; Rivers--Colorado--Fremont County--1870-1880.; Rock...
    • [between 1874 and 1877]
    • Marshall Basin Mines

    • Panoramic view of the mines at Marshall Basin (San Miguel County), Colorado; view above timberline shows rugged mountains and a natural basin with tailing piles. Wood frame offices, mill buildings, tents, dot the landscape. Shows a flume and a...
    • Basins (Geology)--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1890.; Marshall Basin (Colo.)--1880-1890.; San Miguel County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; General stores--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1890.; Mine buildings--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1890.;...
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • 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
    • Entrance Cañon of the Big Thompson, Loveland-Estes Park Road

    • Entrance to Big Thompson Canyon showing Big Thompson River gradually flowing over dam; includes small part of wooden flume for water supply and the dirt road between Loveland and Estes Park, Colorado.
    • Big Thompson Canyon (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Big Thompson River (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Canyons--Colorado--1900-1920.; Dams--Colorado--1900-1920.; Rock formations--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1902 and 1917]
    • Black Hawk, Colo., early days, 1860's

    • View west up Gregory Gulch toward Central City, Colorado; shows Chas. Leitzman's blacksmith shop, "Wholesale & Retail Meat Market" (with a horse in front and men sitting on the steps), a building that housed many saloons (most notably Jesse...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.
    • [between 1863 and 1869]
    • View of Black Hawk, Colo.

    • View east down High and Gregory Streets in Black Hawk, Colorado; shows schoolhouse in near distance between two streets, residences on both sides of both streets, central business district in the distance on the left side of Gregory Street, Swede...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Streets--Colorado--Blackhawk--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Main Street Black Hawk, Colo., v915

    • View west up Gregory Street and Gregory Gulch, Black Hawk, Colorado. Sign on building reads: "Mountain Inn Ice Cold Drinks, Cigars, Tobacco, Notions, Fountain Service." Planks cover the cement flume, serve as a sidewalk, and prevent flooding by...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Streets--Colorado--Blackhawk--1920-1930.
    • [192-?]
    • Black Hawk

    • View east down Gregory Street, Black Hawk, Colorado; shows the plank sidewalk covering the concrete flume built to control flood waters, a fence with support posts and two crossbeams, a large structure with center gable inside the fence, a...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Streets--Colorado--Blackhawk--1930-1950.
    • [between 1933 and 1945?]
    • 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
    • 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
    • Saints John, Colorado

    • Saints John, Summit County, Colorado, consists of frame sheds, mining facilities, and a flume. Originally called Coleyville, this settlement became a company town of the Boston Mining Company. It was unusual for having a library but no saloons.
    • Boston Mining Company--1880-1890.; Saints John (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Flumes--Colorado--Saints John--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Saints John--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Lovers Leap, Colo. & Northwestern Ry.

    • Lover's Leap, rock formation, Boulder Canyon, Colorado; shows Colorado and Northwestern Railway's narrow gauge track center foreground paralleling creek, wooden flume of Silver Lake irrigation ditch center left, and dirt road rounding Lover's Leap...
    • Boulder Canyon (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--Boulder Canyon--1890-1910.; Rock formations--Colorado--Boulder Canyon--1890-1910.; Colorado and Northwestern Railway Company.
    • [between 1898 and 1909]
    • Old Golden Age mill, Jamestown

    • Golden Age Mill, ore processing machinery for nearby gold and silver mines, in Boulder County, Colorado; shows a waterwheel, gears, a cam shaft, crushers, a flume, and a stream.
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1860-1880.; Milling machines--Colorado--Boulder County--1860-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Boulder County--1860-1880.; Waterwheels--Colorado--Boulder County--1860-1880.
    • [between 1860 and 1880?]
    • Along the flume, Box Canyon, Ouray

    • View of a water pipeline, a waterfall on Canyon Creek, and a wooden staircase in a narrow Box Canyon, Ouray County, Colorado.
    • Box Canyon (Ouray County, Colo.)--1870-1900.; Canyon Creek (Ouray County, Colo.)--1870-1900.; Ouray County (Colo.)--1870-1900.; Canyons--Colorado--Ouray County--1870-1900.; Penstocks--Colorado--Ouray County--1870-1900.; Stairways--Colorado--Ouray...
    • [between 1879 and 1892]
    • Along the flume, Box Canyon, Ouray

    • A man stands near a water pipeline and looks at a waterfall on Canyon Creek, and a wooden staircase in a narrow Box Canyon, Ouray County, Colorado.
    • Box Canyon (Ouray County, Colo.)--1870-1900.; Canyon Creek (Ouray County, Colo.)--1870-1900.; Ouray County (Colo.)--1870-1900.; Canyons--Colorado--Ouray County--1870-1900.; Penstocks--Colorado--Ouray County--1870-1900.; Stairways--Colorado--Ouray...
    • [between 1879 and 1892]
    • Bridal Veil Falls, O. R. & N.

    • View of Bridal Veil Falls in Multnomah County, Oregon. Bridal Veil Creek spills over rock cliffs; a wooden flume tops the cliff.
    • Bridal Veil Creek (Or.)--1870-1890.; Bridal Veil Falls (Or.)--1870-1890.; Multnomah County (Or.)--1870-1890.; Cliffs--Oregon--Multnomah County--1870-1890.; Flumes--Oregon--Multnomah County--1870-1890.; Waterfalls--Oregon--Multnomah...
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    • Flume mining in Buckskin Gulch, Colo.

    • Three miners tend their flume on tumbling Buckskin Creek (Park County), Colorado.
    • Buckskin Creek (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Park County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Flumes--Colorado--Park County--1880-1890.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Park County--1880-1890.; Miners--Colorado--Park County--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Park County--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890]
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • U.S. Gold Placers, No. 7, flume passing over a rocky gorge

    • Men pose in a U.S. Gold Placers Company flume supported by a timber trestle, probably near the San Miguel River (Montrose County or San Miguel County), Colorado. Steep rock walls of a gorge are above and below the wooden flume.
    • Canyons--Colorado--1880-1890.; Flumes--Colorado--1880-1890.; Gold mining--Colorado--1880-1890.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1890.; Trestles--Colorado--1880-1890.
    • [between 1886 and 1889?]
    • Colorado

    • A horse-drawn carriage with four women passengers moves down a dirt road beside a wooden flume probably in Southern, Colorado. A rock formation and trees are beside the road.
    • Carriages & coaches--Colorado--1900-1910.; Dirt roads--Colorado--1900-1910.; Flumes--Colorado--1900-1910.; Women--Colorado--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Ouray, Colo.

    • Panoramic view of houses and commercial buildings in Ouray (Ouray County), Colorado. Shows frame and brick buildings, the square tower of the Beaumont Hotel, wooden mine buildings with smokestacks, possibly a smelter, and a flume on a hillside. The...
    • Cascade Falls (Ouray County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Cascade Mountain (Ouray County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Ouray (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Ouray--1890-1910.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Ouray--1890-1910.;...
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • 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
    • 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

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