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    • The open pit at Climax mine near Leadville, Colorado.

    • View of an open pit Molybdenum mine near Leadville, Lake County, Colorado; mining machinery includes a scoop-crane, a dump truck, a tracklayer tractor, and a truck.
    • AMAX, Inc.
    • [between 1940 and 1970?]
    • Borrow Pit at Station 2726

    • Borrow pit at Station 2726 to Station 2728 man at left in bottom of pit, Showing excessive width of Borrow Pit not required for excavation," Eagle or Garfield County, Colorado, shows the Denver and Rio Grande Western railroad tracks to Glenwood...
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1925 and 1929]
    • Glenwood Canyon series

    • View of Shoshone borrow pit, Station 2994 and 3002, on Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks in Glenwood Canyon, Garfield County, Colorado (beginning of contract #11962); shows rock canyon walls, power lines, and men.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1925 and 1929]
    • Mesa Verde, excavating

    • A pit between Pithouses B and C of Step House, a cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park, stands in the foreground. Small slabs of sandstone line the sides of the pithouse in the background. A piece of dark wood protrudes from the dirt ground of...
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [1926?]
    • Mesa Verde, excavations

    • A large, dirt pit stands between Pithouses B and C at the Step House cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park. Pithouse C is in the background. People have left footprints on the dirt ground.
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [1926?]
    • Gold Pan Pit

    • Miners pose on wooden scaffolding and near the pit of the Gold Pan Pit near Breckenridge (Summit County), Colorado.
    •  
    • [between 1900 and 1913]
    • Borrow pit

    • Standing at Station 2852 plus 50 looking easterly at a borrow pit, along the Denver and Rio Grande Western railroad tracks to Glenwood Springs, Eagle of Garfield County, Colorado.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1925 and 1929]
    • Borrow pit

    • "Standing at Station 2751 looking easterly," Eagle or Garfield County, Colorado, along the borrow pit and the Denver and Rio Grande Western railroad tracks to Glenwood Springs.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1925 and 1929]
    • Glenwood Canyon series

    • View of borrow pit at Station 2849 to 2857, and Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks, Glenwood Canyon, Garfield County, Colorado.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1925 and 1929]
    • Glenwood Canyon series

    • View of Shoshone borrow pit and Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks in Glenwood Canyon, Garfield County, Colorado.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1925 and 1929]
    • Glenwood Canyon series

    • View of Station 2879 and 2886 on Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks with canyon walls and power lines, Glenwood Canyon, Garfield County, Colorado. A man is in the borrow pit.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1925 and 1929]
    • Glenwood Canyon series

    • Borrow pit Station 3104 to 3110 showing east portion of pit along the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks, Glenwood Canyon, Garfield County, Colorado.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1925 and 1929]
    • Glenwood Canyon series

    • Borrow pit Station 3104 to 3110 showing west portion of pit along Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks, Glenwood Canyon, Garfield County, Colorado.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1925 and 1929]
    • Glenwood Canyon series

    • View of borrow pit at Station 3083 and 3085 on Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks in Glenwood Canyon, Garfield County, Colorado. Man on center of old track; signal light reads: "3522."
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1925 and 1929]
    • Glenwood Canyon series

    • View of Shoshone borrow pit on Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks in Glenwood Canyon, Garfield County, Colorado; also shows sheer rock formations.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1925 and 1929]
    • Glenwood Canyon series

    • View of Shoshone borrow pit on Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks in Glenwood Canyon, Garfield County, Colorado; shows rock canyon walls and power lines.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1925 and 1929]
    • Ludlow strike

    • Mining camp in Forbes (Las Animas County), Colorado shows: rows of miner's cabins, and ore pit carts on tracks.
    •  
    • [1914]
    • Bingham copper mine

    • View of the Bingham Copper Mine, in Bingham Canyon, Utah. Shows an enormous open pit mine with tiers, mine railroad tracks, freight cars filled with ore, and electric towers for the railroad.
    • Rumel, Chal.
    • [between 1920 and 1950?]
    • Copper mine, S. - L. City

    • View shows surface mining equipment and buildings at the bottom of the open pit Kennecott Bingham Copper mine, Utah. Other equipment is visible working on the many tiers of the pit.
    • Sagris Photo Studio.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Glenwood Canyon series

    • View of borrow pit at Station 3088 and 3092, on Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks in Glenwood Canyon, Garfield County, Colorado. Man on center of old track.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1925 and 1929]
    • Placer mining, Mont.

    • Two miners in a gold placer mine pit, Montana; one operates a nozzle (monitor) and one uses a shovel. Shows sluice boxes in pit, a woman with a horse stands on the rim.
    •  
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Glenwood Canyon series

    • View of Station 2879 and 2886 on Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks, Glenwood Canyon, Garfield County, Colorado; Colorado River and power lines show in background. A man is in the borrow pit.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1925 and 1929]
    • The Bottomless Pit, Pike's Peak

    • View of the Bottomless Pit, a crater, and rock formations on Pikes Peak, El Paso County, Colorado.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • The Bottomless Pit, Pikes Peak

    • View of the Bottomless Pit, a crater, and rock formations on Pikes Peak, El Paso County, Colorado.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Shooting pit

    • View of a cement shooting pit at the Denver Municipal Trap Club at Sloans Lake Park in Denver, Colorado. Another shooting pit is nearby.
    •  
    • [1939]
    • Swink / Holly sugar mill construction concrete pit

    • A man poses in a concrete pit at the Holly Sugar Company mill construction site near Swink (Otero County), Colorado. He wears a wide-brimmed hat.
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1904 and 1906]
    • Four Mile House privy pit

    • Photograph of the privy pit at the Four Mile House located in Denver, Colorado. With a portion dating from 1859, Four Mile House is Denver's earliest surviving structure. The location served as the last stage stop, before entering Denver, on the...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • 1977
    • Four Mile House privy pit

    • Photograph of the privy pit at the Four Mile House located in Denver, Colorado. With a portion dating from 1859, Four Mile House is Denver's earliest surviving structure. The location served as the last stage stop, before entering Denver, on the...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • 1977 January
    • Mecca Pit elevator

    • Miners work on the Mecca Pit elevator (tramway), Colorado.
    •  
    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Miners inside a gold mine pit

    • Miners use shovels and picks in a sluice and operate a crane on a hydraulic placer gold mining dredge, Park County, Colorado. Pipes run down the wall into the pit.
    •  
    • [1900?]
    • Mesa Verde, excavating

    • Two men stand above Pithouses A, B and C of Step House, a cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park. The two work to excavate the site that lies under a massive rock wall. Digging tools, including a pick ax in the background and a shovel in the...
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [1926?]
    • Borrow pit at Sta #3152 to Sta #3154

    • View in Glenwood canyon (Garfield or Eagle County) Colorado; shows men on excavated hillside by Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1925 and 1929]
    • On the edge of the crater, Pikes Peak

    • View of the edge of the Bottomless Pit, a crater on Pike's Peak, El Paso County, Colorado.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • San Miguel Valley below Saw Pit, Colo.

    • View of Rio Grande Southern Railroad tracks below Saw Pit (San Miguel County), Colorado; San Juan mountains are in the background.
    •  
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Saw Pit, Colo.

    • View of Saw Pit (San Miguel County), Colorado, shows wooden buildings, Rio Grande Southern Railroad tracks, San Juan mountains, and the San Miguel River.
    •  
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • The primary crusher pit begins to take shape.

    • Construction site of the primary crusher pit at the Henderson Mine and mill in Empire, Clear Creek County, Colorado. Shows: trucks, bulldozer, and a round foundation.
    • AMAX, Inc.
    • September 6, 1980
    • Kennecott pit, Bingham, Utah

    • View shows equipment working the many tiers of the Bingham copper mine, the world's largest open pit copper mine, Utah.
    • Davis, Mike B.
    • December, 1960
    • Gold Pan Pit showing timbering

    • Miners work on timber supports near a crane at the Gold Pan Pit near Breckenridge (Summit County), Colorado. Other miners aim monitors or nozzles at the ground nearby.
    •  
    • [between 1900 and 1913]
    • Kennecott pit, Bingham, Utah

    • View shows railroad tracks and equipment working on many levels of the Bingham copper mine, the world's largest open pit copper mine, Utah.
    • Davis, Mike B.
    • 1960
    • Gold Pan Mining Co, pit

    • Miners pose near the scaffolding of the Gold Pan Pit near Breckenridge (Summit County), Colorado. Elevated conveyor belts are nearby.
    •  
    • [between 1900 and 1913]
    • Ora Grand pit

    • Ora Grand gold placer mine in winter shows a raised platform to support vertical pipes inside the pit, a crane, churn drill, and shed, Costilla County, Colorado.
    •  
    • [1900?]
    • Mecca Pit - elevator

    • Miners pose on the Mecca Pit hydraulic placer gold mine flume, in Summit County, Colorado; snow-capped mountains are in the distance.
    •  
    • [between 1900 and 1905?]

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