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    • The Gilpin Tramway Co.

    • Three Gilpin Tramway Company locomotives and gondola cars loaded with frozen ore park on railroad tracks outside the steam shed used to thaw the ore before sent to processing mill in winter. Two men stand on side of locomotive Quartz Hill 3 and a...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Ore industry--Colorado--Central City--1900-1910.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Central City--1900-1910.; Gilpin Tramway Company.
    • [1900 or 1901]
    • Loading ore

    • Horse drawn wagons are lined up on a platform next to the ore cars of the Colorado Midland Railway Company; they prepare to load ore into the railroad cars in Leadville, Colorado. A logo on one of the railroad cars reads: "Pikes Peak Route".
    • Colorado Midland Railway Company--1890-1910.; Tipples--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1910.; Leadville (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1910.; Ore industry--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1910.; Railroad freight...
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Idaho Springs, Colorado

    • View of two ore teams (cart and horses) with men sitting in the cart, on Miner Street in downtown Idaho Springs, Colorado; features horses with blinders and wearing bells around their necks and "Two Bros. Tunnel" legible on the leading ore cart;...
    • Idaho Springs (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1900-1910.; Ore industry--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Old method of crushing ore

    • Five Native Americans crush and carry ore as an armed cowboy stands by and smokes a cigarette; the people that crush ore use only small hammers, those that carry the ore have full baskets. A cannon is pointed at the workers from across an enclosed...
    • Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Mining--1870-1880.
    • 1878?
    • Caribou, Colo. Ore sorters 1880s

    • A group of ore sorters sits in a circle inside a shafthouse on Caribou Hill near Caribou in Boulder County, Colorado. Piles of ore stand near the group. One miner stands by himself in the background. Wood rafters support the roof of the shafthouse.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Caribou--1880-1890.; Ore-dressing--Colorado--Caribou--1880-1890.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Caribou (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Miners--Colorado--Caribou--1880-1890.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Gorham

    • Colorado and Southern Railway (C&S) ore cars are stopped at an ore chute at the Gorham Mine near Gorham (Boulder County), Colorado. A miner inspects part of the ore loader.
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--1910-1920.; Tipples--Colorado--Gorham--1910-1920.; Gorham (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Gorham Mine (Boulder County, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Coal mining--Colorado--Gorham--1910-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Gorham--1910-1920.; Railroad...
    • 1913
    • Tramway of Sunnyside Mine, southwestern Colorado

    • View of an aerial mining ore tramway and towers in (San Juan County) Colorado; also shows mountains and snow.
    • San Juan County (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Sunnyside Mine (San Juan County, Colo.)--1910-1930.; Aerial tramways--Colorado--San Juan County--1910-1930.; Mining--Colorado--San Juan County--1910-1930.
    • [between 1917 and 1930?]
    • Lead, Homestake Mine

    • Panoramic view of a Homestake Mining Company brick smokestack, ore car tracks, the Black Hills, and Lead (Lawrence County), South Dakota. A covered structure is on the track. Shows an ore pile and ore car on a hillside. Frame houses and dirt roads...
    • Black Hills (S.D. and Wyo.)--1900-1910.; Homestake Mine (S.D.)--1900-1910.; Lead (S.D.)--1900-1910.; Cities & towns--South Dakota--Lead--1900-1910.; Mine railroads--South Dakota--Lead--1900-1910.; Mining--South Dakota--Lead--1900-1910.; Railroad...
    • 1900
    • Scene at Altman, the Cripple Creek District

    • View of the lower edge of Altman with the Isabella Mine below, Teller County, Colorado, includes a slope covered with small log cabins, wood frame residences, outhouses, sheds, smelters, mines, and tailing dumps. The narrow gauge Golden Circle...
    • Altman (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Log cabins--Colorado--Altman--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Altman--1900-1910.
    • 1900
    • Eldora 1938

    • A cluster of houses is in the right midground in this view of Eldora looking west from the Mogul Tunnel in Boulder County, Colorado. (The Mogul Tunnel was planned by John A. (Jack) Gilfillan in 1897 and was financed by Pennsylvania and New York...
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Eldora (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Houses--Colorado--Eldora--1930-1940.; Tunnels--Colorado--Eldora--1930-1940.
    • [1938?]
    • The Anaconda Mine, Gold Hill, Cripple Creek

    • A group of men sit on and stand near sacks filled with raw ore from the Anaconda Tunnel Mine in the Cripple Creek Mining District (Teller County), Colorado. Some of the men wear work clothes, others appear to be business men and are dressed in...
    • Anaconda Tunnel Mine (Teller County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1900.
    • 1892
    • Gilfillan, John A.

    • 1897. The project was financed by Pennsylvania and New York capitalists. The large portal was near the base of Spencer Mountain and contained two sets of tracks to haul loaded ore cars from mining points to bins near the portal, where the ore could...
    • Mining engineers--Colorado--Eldora--1930-1940.; Eldora (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Cats--Colorado--1930-1940.; Gold mining--Colorado--Eldora--1930-1940.; Pioneers--Colorado--Eldora--1930-1940.; Gilfillan, John A.
    • [1939?]
    • Blackhawk - Iron City Stamp Mill (Int.)

    • mortars and amalgamated with the gold in the ore. The stamps were periodically stopped and the amalgam was retrieved and then sold to banks or the mint.; The interior of a stamp mill, possibly the Iron City Stamp Mill in Blackhawk, Colorado, shows...
    • Ore-dressing plants--Colorado--Blackhawk--1870-1910.; Ore-dressing--Colorado--Blackhawk--1870-1910.; Blackhawk (Colo.)--1870-1910.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1870-1910.; Gold mining--Colorado--Blackhawk--1870-1910.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Ore bins, Kansas City Smelting Co.

    • Interior view of the Kansas City Smelting & Refining Company in Kansas City, Kansas; shows men moving ore cars on a floor with openings.
    • Kansas City Smelting & Refining Company--1880-1890.; Ore handling--Kansas--Kansas City--1880-1890.; Kansas City (Kan.)--1880-1890.; Interiors--Kansas--Kansas City--1880-1890.; Smelters--Kansas--Kansas City--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Crested Butte - 1964 entrance to Ore Bucket Lodge

    • View of the Ore Bucket Lodge in Crested Butte, Colorado; shows the driveway up to a two story building with intersecting rooflines; four flags in a row along the parking lot; sign reading "Ore Bucket Lodge" attached to a small piece of track upon...
    • Ore Bucket Lodge (Crested Butte, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Crested Butte (Colo. : Mountain)--1960-1970.; Crested Butte (Colo.)--1960-1970.
    •  
    • This is the ore "hopper" at the Gold Cup Mine near Tin Cup

    • View of the ore hopper for loading ore at the Gold Cup Mine (Gold Cup Republic Mine) near Tin Cup (Gunnison County), Colorado. The abandoned wooden structure has two ore chutes and is near a tailings pile.
    • Gold Cup Republic Mine (Gunnison County, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Tin Cup (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Abandoned buildings.; Abandoned mines.; Mining.; Ore industry.; Tailings embankments.
    •  
    • Mill and tailings

    • View of a mine ore processing site in (probably) Colorado; elevator sheds and a tipple with ore car tracks top piles of tailings.
    • Mining--Colorado--1910-1930.; Ore industry--Colorado--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Mt. Diablo silver mine ore dump

    • View shows mine buildings of the Mount Diablo silver mine and the "C. & C." train that transported ore to the mill, Nevada.
    • Mine buildings--Nevada--1870-1890.; Mount Diablo Mine (Mineral County, Nev.)--1870-1890.; Mine railroads--Nevada--1870-1890.; Mining--Nevada--1870-1890.; Silver mining--Nevada--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890?]
    • Mining, Colorado

    • Ore bucket number 6 remains full of ore as it hangs on the cable attached to a dilapidated tram framework at an unidentified mine in Colorado.
    • Ore handling--Colorado--1880-1900.; Aerial tramways--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Ore wagons at Leavenworth gulch 1917

    • A line of horse-drawn wagons loaded with ore from a mine in the background travels on a dirt road in the midground. Tall mounds of mine tailings stand behind the group, possibly in Leavenworth Gulch in Gilpin County, Colorado. Another mine is on...
    • Horse-drawn vehicles--Colorado--Gilpin County--1910-1920.; Ores--Transportation--Colorado--Gilpin County--1910-1920.; Tailings (Metallurgy)--Colorado--Gilpin County--1910-1920.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Gilpin...
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Ore transportation - Eagle District

    • A man drives a horse pulled sledge or skid with bags of ore in Eagle County, Colorado; canvas bags of ore are by the dirt road.
    • Eagle County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Horses--Colorado--Eagle County--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Eagle County--1890-1900.; Transportation--Colorado--Eagle County--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Equinox stope, ore schute, Clear Creek Consolidated

    • Miners pose near an ore chute in a mine tunnel, Clear Creek County, Colorado. They are at the Equinox stope owned by Clear Creek Consolidated. A stope refers to a method of excavation whereby a vein of ore is removed by cutting a series of steps.
    • Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1920-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1920-1950.; Miners--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1920-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1920-1950.
    • [between 1920 and 1950?]
    • Ore chute near Hancock

    • View of the ore loading station for the Alley Belle Mine near Hancock (Chaffee County), Colorado. The building has slipped and is tipped precariously over the dirt road. The station is a log building with truncated corrugated tin hip roofs. The...
    • Alley Belle Mine (Chaffee County, Colo.)--1970-1980.; Hancock (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Hancock--1970-1980.; Building collapse--Colorado--Hancock--1970-1980.; Log buildings--Colorado--Hancock--1970-1980.; Mine...
    • 1971
    • Gold Hub Mine Silverton showing ore vein in drift

    • A miner locates ore in a tunnel of the Gold Hub Mine near Silverton (San Juan County), Colorado. He wears a hard hat and a miner's light.
    • Gold Hub Mine (San Juan County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Silverton (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Interiors--Colorado--Silverton--1930-1940.; Miners--Colorado--Silverton--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Silverton--1930-1940.; Tunnels--Colorado--Silverton--1930-1940.
    • 1938
    • Crested Butte - 1964

    • View from the Ore Bucket Lodge in Crested Butte, Colorado; shows the Slate River Valley into the distance, and two flag poles in front of parking spaces in the parking lot of the Ore Bucket Lodge; sign: "Lodge" at the entrance to the parking lot...
    • Ore Bucket Lodge (Crested Butte, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Crested Butte (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Valleys--Colorado--Crested Butte--1960-1970.
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    • Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad

    • A view of the Florence and Cripple Creek Railway probably near Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado. Shows ore processing buildings, railroad freight cars and houses. Mines dot the hill sides. A sign on the roof of a building reads: "C C...
    • Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad Company--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1910.; Ore industry--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1910.; Railroads--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1910.
    • [between 1893 and 1903?]
    • Conveyor belts

    • Inclined belt conveyors loaded with ore at a mine possibly in Climax, Lake County, Colorado shows: ore car, tackle block, and hoist.
    • Climax (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Conveying systems--Colorado--Climax--1930-1940.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--Climax--1930-1940.; Interiors--Colorado--Climax--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Climax--1930-1940.; Ore...
    • [1930?]
    • Ore bins of mill

    • A miner, possibly named Trombles, shovels ore off of a wagon and into bins at the Clear Creek Mine and mill, Clear Creek County, Colorado.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1890-1900.; Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1890-1900.; Mills--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Clear Creek...
    • 1899
    • Strip mining iron ore at Sunrise, Wyoming

    • View of a steam shovel strip mining iron ore and dumping it into railroad cars, Sunrise, Wyoming.
    • Sunshine (Wyo.)--1910-1930.; Iron mining--Wyoming--Sunrise--1910-1930.; Mining--Wyoming--Sunrise--1910-1930.; Steam shovels--Wyoming--Sunrise--1910-1930.; Strip mining--Wyoming--Sunrise--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Gilpin tramway hauled coal to the mines and ore from mines to mills

    • A view of a Gilpin Tramway freight train on the Quartz Hill branch as it hauls coal in Gilpin County, Colorado. Shows locomotive numbers 2 and 3 with coal in ore cars. Men sit atop the ore cars as the train travels by mine buildings.
    • Gilpin Tramway Company--1890-1900.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mine railroad cars--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1900.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1900.
    • 1896
    • Alie Bell mine near Hancock

    • Dilapidated buildings from the Alie Bell mine are on either side of a dirt road near Hancock (Chaffee County), Colorado. The wooden ore storage building has clerestory windows, tin roofs and ore chutes. Across the road is a collapsed log building...
    • Alie Bell Mine (Chaffee County, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Chaffee County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Abandoned mines--Colorado--Chaffee County--1940-1950.; Chimneys--Colorado--Chaffee County--1940-1950.; Dirt roads--Colorado--Chaffee County--1940-1950.; Mine...
    • 1950
    • Train of ore cars on Gilpin Tramway, near Black Hawk

    • A view of a Gilpin Tramway ore train at Chase Gulch in Gilpin County, Colorado. A locomotive with ore cars in tow travels downgrade. Rock formations and a stone retaining wall are near the tracks.
    • Chase Gulch (Gilpin County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1910.; Narrow gauge railroads--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1910.; Retaining walls--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1906?]
    • Alie Bell Mine

    • View of an ore storage building at the Alie Bel Mine, near Hancock (Chaffee County), Colorado. Shows a dilapidated wooden building with clerestory windows, tin roofs, and wooden ore chutes. The building is on a steep incline.
    • Alie Bell Mine (Chaffee County, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Chaffee County (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Abandoned mines--Colorado--Chaffee County--1950-1960.; Mining--Colorado--Chaffee County--1950-1960.; Ore industry--Colorado--Chaffee County--1950-1960.; Wooden...
    • 1954
    • Ore train at Mt. Sneffes [sic] in winter

    • Men pose with a pack train outside of the George R. Porter general store and post office in Sneffels (Ouray County), Colorado. The burros and mules haul ore bags and pull freight wagons. The snow covered San Juan Mountain Range is in the distance.
    • Sneffels (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Sneffels--1890-1900.; Packtrains--Colorado--Sneffels--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Heaps of roasting copper ore at United Verde Mine

    • View of piles of roasting copper ore at the United Verde Mine at Jerome, Arizona.
    • United Verde Copper Company--1900-1920.; Jerome (Ariz.)--1900-1920.; United Verde Mine (Ariz.)--1900-1920.; Copper mining--Arizona--Jerome--1900-1920.; Labor housing--Arizona--Jerome--1900-1920.; Mining--Arizona--Jerome--1900-1920.;...
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Cripple Creek, Colorado

    • View of the multi-level, Eagle Sampler shaft house and adjacent ore processing facilities, Goldfield (Teller County), Colorado. Shows tracks, possibly those of the Colorado Springs and Cripple Creek District Railway or Colorado Midland Railway,...
    • Eagle Sampler Mine (Teller County, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Goldfield (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Goldfield--1900-1910.; Railroads--Colorado--Goldfield--1900-1910.
    • [between 1901 and 1910?]
    • Lead, Homestake Mine

    • Panoramic, aerial view of mine buildings of the Homestake Mining Company in Lead (Lawrence County), South Dakota. Ore car tracks and a steel bridge connect with the tunnel of the Golden Star Mill. Shows Homestake's surface works, the Old Abe...
    • Homestake Mine (S.D.)--1900-1910.; Lead (S.D.)--1900-1910.; Cities & towns--South Dakota--Lead--1900-1910.; Mills--South Dakota--Lead--1900-1910.; Mine Buildings--South Dakota--Lead--1900-1910.; Mine railroads--South Dakota--Lead--1900-1910.;...
    • [1900?]
    • Open pit mining comes to Butte - to stay

    • View inside the Berkeley copper open pit mine, Silver Bow County, Montana. Shows Steam shovels and trucks.
    • Berkeley Pit (Silver Bow County, Mont.)--1950-1960.; Silver Bow County (Mont.)--1950-1960.; Copper mining--Montana--Silver Bow County--Butte--1950-1960.; Mining--Montana--Silver Bow County--Butte--1950-1960.; Steam shovels--Montana--Silver Bow...
    • October 27, 1957
    • Gorham

    • View of the covered tramway and ore loader at the Gorham Mine near Gorham (Boulder County), Colorado. Colorado and Southern Railway (C&S) ore cars are nearby.
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--1910-1920.; Tipples--Colorado--Gorham--1910-1920.; Gorham (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Gorham Mine (Boulder County, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Coal mining--Colorado--Gorham--1910-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Gorham--1910-1920.; Railroad...
    • 1913
    • Allenspark citizens at Clara Belle mine while it was still in operation

    • A group of Allenspark citizens pose around an ore cart on a cable at Clara Belle mine, eight miles north of Ward, in Boulder County, Colorado. The group includes young boys and one small girl, women in long skirts and bonnets, and men in white...
    • Allenspark (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Allenspark--1890-1900.
    • [between 1896 and 1900]
    • Lead City, S.D.

    • Panoramic view of Lead (Lawrence County), in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Ore car tracks and a Homestake Mining Company steel bridge are near commercial buildings and houses. Shows the stone Miners' Union Hall and Opera House on the corner of...
    • Homestake Mine (S.D.)--1900-1910.; Lead (S.D.)--1900-1910.; Cities & towns--South Dakota--Lead--1900-1910.; Mine railroads--South Dakota--Lead--1900-1910.; Mining--South Dakota--Lead--1900-1910.; Railroad bridges--South Dakota--Lead--1900-1910.;...
    • [1900?]
    • Forbes

    • View of Forbes (Las Animas County) Colorado, possibly during the UMF labor strike against CF&I; shows a water trough, wagons, mining ore processing sheds, ore cars, machinery, and sandstone bluffs.
    • Colorado Fuel and Iron Company--Strikes--1910-1920.; United Mine Workers of America--Strikes--1910-1920.; Coal Strike, Colo. 1913-1914.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Forbes--1910-1920.; Forbes (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Carts &...
    • [1914?]
    • Ouray County mine

    • Miners pose by a mine ore car at the entrance to a mine in Ouray County, Colorado. Ore buckets and cut timber are nearby.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1900.; Mine railroads--Cars--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1900.; Ouray County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • The new Eagle Mining District, Colorado

    • Men pose by the Lady Belle mine entrance south of Eagle, Eagle County, Colorado; one man shovels ore into a canvas bag.
    • Eagle County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Lady Belle Mine (Eagle County, Colo.)--1900-1920.; Miners--Colorado--Eagle County--1900-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Eagle County--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Gorham

    • Mine ore cars are on the tramway by the tipple at the Gorham Mine near Gorham (Boulder County), Colorado. A loaded ore chute is nearby.
    • Mine railroads--Cars--Colorado--Gorham--1910-1920.; Tipples--Colorado--Gorham--1910-1920.; Gorham (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Gorham Mine (Boulder County, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Coal mining--Colorado--Gorham--1910-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Gorham--1910-1920.
    • 1911

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