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    • The Cresson, still working, Cripple Creek region

    • View of the Cresson mine's mill building, shafthouse, surface structures (one with "Safety First" painted on it), and head frame surrounded by tailings, Teller County, Colorado. Other mines dot what may be Raven Hill behind the Cresson.
    • Fick, William L.
    • [1941?]
    • Carlton Tunnel - Xmas party - Shoup & Beber at portal

    • Men pose by the mouth of the Carlton Tunnel in Teller County, Colorado. Mine drainage pipes are by rail tracks; letters read: "1939-1941 Safety First - Carlton Tunnel." Pine boughs and a painted cross adorn the concrete entrance.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Carlton Tunnel - Xmas party - miners at portal

    • Men laugh and smile by the mouth of the Carlton Tunnel in Teller County, Colorado. Mine drainage pipes, rail tracks, and stairs flank the crowd; outfits include suits, ties, sweaters, and fedora hats. Letters read: "1939-1941 Safety First - Carlton...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Carlton Tunnel - Xmas party - supts at portal

    • Construction superintendents laugh and smile by the mouth of the Carlton Tunnel in Teller County, Colorado. Mine drainage pipes and rail tracks flank the men; one man is unusually tall, and another wears jodhpurs. Letters read: "1939-1941 Safety...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Cresson Mine, surface bldgs.

    • View of the mill building, shaft house, surface structures, head frame, and tailings at the Cresson Mine in Teller County, Colorado. A sign painted on one of the buildings reads: "Safety First." Buckets dangle from an aerial tramway. Cars and...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Cresson Mine, shaft house

    • View of the shaft house at the Cresson Mine near Cripple Creek in Teller County, Colorado. The building is a tall structure constructed from corrugated tin.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Cresson Mine, buckets to mine

    • Buckets hang on an aerial tramway at the Cresson Mine near Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado. Shows mine buildings, embankments, and tailing piles.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Carlton Tunnel / Shoup & Tanner - Shoup pointing to sign

    • Men in hard hats pose in the Carlton Tunnel in Teller County, Colorado; sign reads: "Carlton Tunnel 5 Miles 513 Days." Chalk lines show proposed bore for the mine drainage project.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Carlton Tunnel / Big J at 5 mi sign

    • Men in hard hats pose in the Carlton Tunnel in Teller County, Colorado; sign reads: "Carlton Tunnel 5 Miles 513 Days." Chalk lines show proposed bore for the mine drainage project.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Cresson Mine, stoper

    • A miner works with a compressed air, percussion-type rock drill called a stoper or "wiggle tail" at the Cresson Mine near Cripple Creek in Teller County, Colorado. The man wears a work jump suit and hard hat.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Carlton Tunnel / 8 at portal

    • Men pose in a maintenance car by the mouth of the Carlton Tunnel in Teller County, Colorado. Mine drainage pipes are by rail tracks; letters read: "1939-1941 Safety First - Carlton Tunnel." Hard hats read: "J. G. Farmer," "D. P. Tanner," "M....
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Cresson ship dumping

    • Mud and rocks pour out of a chute in the interior of a mine processing building at the Cresson Mine near Cripple Creek in Teller County, Colorado. A worker in overalls and a hard hat monitors the machinery.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Cresson Mine, stoper

    • A miner works with a compressed air, percussion-type rock drill called a stoper or "wiggle tail" at the Cresson Mine near Cripple Creek in Teller County, Colorado. The worker wears overalls and a hard hat. Boulders are scattered on the ground...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Carlton Tunnel - dumping tops of cars

    • View of ore cars used in construction of the Carlton Tunnel (mine drainage) in Teller County, Colorado. A man works with a shovel.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Carlton Tunnel - muck train coming out

    • Ore cars emerge from the Carlton Tunnel (mine drainage) in Teller County, Colorado. Letters read: "Safety First Carlton Tunnel."
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Poverty Gulch, Cripple Creek and Victor

    • View shows tailings piles and mine buildings in Poverty Gulch near Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado.
    • Fick, William L.
    • October 5, 1941
    • The Goodwill tunnel, Cripple Creek, Colo.

    • View shows overgrown ore car tracks leading to the boarded up entrance of the Goodwill tunnel, Teller County, Colorado. Painted over the doors: "1895 Goodwill Tunnel 1903, depth 3000 ft."
    • Fick, William L.
    • 1941
    • The Gold Dollar

    • View of the Gold Dollar mine's head frame and surface structures, Teller County, Colorado.
    • Fick, William L.
    • [1941?]
    • Carlton Tunnel - blacksmith shop

    • Interior view of the machine shop connected with the Carlton Tunnel (Teller County), Colorado; men pose by lathes, sledge hammers, an anvil, presses, and kegs.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • The wedge, Cripple Creek and Victor, the Jackpot

    • View shows head frames, tailings piles, and ore car tracks and trestle, probably at the Jackpot mine, Victor, and Wedge Mine, Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado.
    • Fick, William L.
    • 1941

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