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  • All fields: Gilpin County (Colo.)--1880-1900.
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    • Central City. Saratoga Mine (C-46)

    • A group of miners stands in a cage inside a mine, possibly the Saratoga Mine in Russell Gulch near Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado, probably in the 1880s or 1890s. Cages such as this replaced bucket hoists by the 1880s in many mines, and...
    • Mine hoisting--Colorado--Colorado--Central City--1880- 1900.; Central City (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Hoisting machinery--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Central City--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1880-1900.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Switch Back near Central City, Col.

    • A railroad trestle crosses a gulch on the Colorado Central Railroad switchback between Central City and Blackhawk in Gilpin County, Colorado. The track continues to curve around the hillside in the distance. Shows two trains with locomotives "30"...
    • Gilpin County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Railroads--Colorado--Gilpin County--1880-1900.; Trestles--Colorado--Gilpin County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Banta ranch

    • View of the Daniel Banta ranch in Gilpin County, Colorado; shows houses, tailings, a man, a dog, and the George W. Hill mine processing building with sign: "Banta Hill Consolidated Mines Co."
    • Banta, Daniel--Homes & haunts.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Gilpin County--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1880-1900.; Ranches--Colorado--Gilpin County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1889 and 1895?]
    • Underground drilling with machine drill

    • A miner operates an air drill called a stoper or a "wiggle tail" in a gold mine in Gilpin County, Colorado, probably in the 1880s or 1890s. The miner stands on a drill steel wedged between the rock faces of the hanging wall and the foot wall. A...
    • Gilpin County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Drilling & boring machinery--1880-1900.; Gold miners--Colorado--Gilpin County--1880-1900.; Gold mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Underground drilling with machine drill

    • A miner squats down to operate an air drill called a stoper or a "wiggle tail" in a gold mine in Gilpin County, probably in the 1880s or 1890s. The miner leans against a thick rock wall. Smaller rocks stand in a pile in the dark background. The...
    • Gilpin County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Drilling & boring machinery--1880-1900.; Gold miners--Colorado--Gilpin County--1880-1900.; Gold mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]

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