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    • Miners cabin in the Rockys [sic], Colo.

    • A miner, in a striped suit with a pick axe, poses next to a log cabin in possibly Clear Creek County, Colorado. The cabin has a gabled roof, a metal chimney, a dirt roof and a sign in a window that reads: "[C]rocker [& Co.] Crac[kers], Denver."...
    • Dalgleish Brothers.
    • [1890?]
    • Sinking shaft with windlass

    • Well-dressed men stand on a wooden platform and operate a windlass to a mine shaft in Colorado. The shafthouse, a tailings dump, and a railroad to another mine are in the distance.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • 1897
    • The horse whim

    • Well-dressed men stand near rail tracks and push ore crucibles on carts from a hewn log shafthouse in Colorado. A horse attached to a whim is behind the building, a smelter is in the distance. Shows frame mining structures, railroad tracks, a...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • 1897
    • Gold Hill mine

    • Miners pose near a makeshift shelter and display a sample of their ore, Gold Hill mine, Colorado.
    • Bunn, E. F.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Interior tunnel

    • Men pose, holding tools and candles, in the interior of a mine tunnel.
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1895 and 1900?]
    • Engine hoist

    • Two men pose in the interior of the engine hoist room at a mining camp in Colorado. Shows hoist machinery; clothing hung on paneled walls; shelf with lanterns.
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1895 and 1900?]
    • Hand-cranked winch

    • A miner poses by a winch and mine shaft atop a tailings pile, in (possibly) Colorado; also shows dirt road and hills.
    • Walker, William H., photographer.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • The Watson tunnel

    • Five men stand outside a mine tunnel entrance, Teller County, Colorado. Two men hold pickaxes. One man, with a candle headlamp, stands behind a cart full of coal on rails. The surrounding landscape includes cut and standing trees.
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [1895 or 1896?]
    • Rough & Ready

    • A prospector poses on a burro and holds the reins of another with saddle bags, probably in Colorado.
    • C. E. Gosha & Company.
    • [between 1894 and 1898?]
    • Unidentified mine

    • Miners pose near an unidentified mine in Colorado. A horse with a yoke and blinders is near probably a head frame building. Mountains are in the distance.
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    • [1890 May or June.]
    • Timbering of a slope

    • Interior view of an extensive timbering in a mine shaft in Colorado. Miners stand inside the frame support.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Unidentified mine

    • Miners stand near ore car tracks and probably a head frame building in Colorado. Letters etched in original and reproduced in print read: "Grand View Side Line" and "Euphrates Side Line." Mines and mine buildings are on a distant hillside.
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    • 1890 May or June
    • Machine drill, 700 ft. level, Gold Coin mine

    • View of four miners standing seven hundred feet down in a mine shaft of the Gold Coin mine, possibly in Victor, Colorado. They stand around a machine drill and use candles to light the area.
    • Harlan, Andrew James.
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Miners

    • Miners stand or rest on the ground above timberline in probably the San Juan Mountains in Colorado. One of the men has a sledge hammer. A stone building and a tailings pile are in the distance. Shows an open valley and mountains.
    • Carpenter, W. J., photographer.
    • [ca. 1890]
    • Miner's residences

    • View of men near a hewn log cabin, Colorado. One group tends a large fire, two men saw a timber, and one man tends a cooking fire.
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    • 1899?
    • A prospect soon to be a mine

    • Man stands on a plank over a mine tunnel, shows wood structure and construction of a headframe, Colorado.
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1895 and 1900?]
    • Excavating for reduction mill

    • Miners dig in an embankment with picks and shovels, in (probably) Colorado; another man looks on.
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    • [between 1890 and 1900?]

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