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    • Tailings pond

    • View of an unidentified tailings pile and pond near an unidentified stream in possibly San Miguel County, Colorado. Shows a metal frame structure, a conduit and a building in the center of the tailings.
    • Bachman, Al.
    • [between 1955 and 1964?]
    • Shoring of Victor mines

    • A log retaining wall (cribbing) shores up mine tailings beside a road in Victor (Teller County), Colorado. Abandoned mines and tailings are in the distance.
    • Bachman, Al.
    • 1978
    • Slide mine, Gold Hill, Colo.

    • View of the first Slide mill on the south side of Left Hand Canyon, Boulder County, Colorado. It is perched on the side of a steep hill with a large tailings pile above it and to the side. In the 1930s, the sixty foot timber wall of the mine's...
    • Tangen, Ed, 1873-1951.
    • 1890?
    • Mining, Gilpin County

    • A mine shafthouse with several levels stands in the right foreground near large piles of mine tailings, probably near Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. Several additional buildings stand in the background at the base of a hillside. Another...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [between 1899 and 1920?]
    • Mining, Gilpin County

    • A large mine shafthouse with several levels stands in the right midground near large piles of tailings, probably near Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. Additional buildings stand in the background at the base of a hill. Another mine...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [between 1899 and 1920?]
    • Mining, Gilpin County

    • The Wood Mine stands on a ridge at the top of a large pile of tailings, possibly in Gilpin County, Colorado. Additional mine shafthouses and piles of tailings stand in the right midground near the Wood Mine. Several more shafthouses stand at the...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • We-got-em mine

    • Two automobiles are parked by a building, to one side of a tunnel, atop a tailings dump at the We-got-em mine (Gilpin County Gold Mining Company), Gilpin County, Colorado. Discarded mining equipment litters the area below the tailings.
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    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Central City, Colorado

    • View of Central City, Colorado, taken from the west probably during the summer or early fall. The Opera House is in the lower right corner, and the Teller House is to its left. St. Mary's Church is in the center of the image. Tailings, which...
    • Sandford, D. B.
    • 1940
    • Lund, Greulich [families, Dew Drop Mine, Frances, Colo.]

    • Men, women and children, who include the Lund and Greulich families, pose on tailings in the mine dump of the Dew Drop Mine near Ward in Frances (Camp Francis, Dew Drop, Boulder County), Colorado. Two women wear long dresses and capes, one woman...
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    • 1895 May 11th
    • An aerial view of the restabilization of the Urad reclamation

    • Two dump trucks are parked in the reclamation area at the Urad mine site, Clear Creek County, Colorado. Crushed rock from the Henderson mine was hauled here and used as tailings cover and substrate for vegetation. The mill is in the background.
    • AMAX, Inc.
    • [between 1970 and 1980]
    • Gregory Street, Central City streets

    • View of Central City, Colorado, overlooking the town from Central Hill. A mine, its tailings, and the tracks for the ore cars sit on the barren hill in the foreground. St. Aloysisus' Convent and School is behind the mine. Below in the gulch is...
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    • [between 1880 and 1890]
    • Bull Hill East, Vindicator

    • Men pose on mining equipment in front of the Vindicator Mine on Bull Hill in the Cripple Creek Mining District,Teller County, Colorado. Shows a frame mine building with an unfinished roof, outbuildings and tailings piles. Small tailings piles and...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Breckenridge, Colorado

    • View of Breckenridge (Summit County), Colorado, looking southeast; shows tracks of the Colorado and Southern Railroad in the foreground, with mine tailings and hydraulic dredge. Dwellings and commercial buildings follow; one has an advertisement...
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    • [betwen 1910 and 1919?]
    • Cripple Creek, Colorado

    • Panoramic view of Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado. The Moon Anchor Gold Mining Company buildings, a wooden headframe, tailings, a water tank, and outhouse are on a dirt road on an embankment overlooking the town. Workmen and wagons are on...
    • Detroit Photographic Co.
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    • Cripple Creek

    • View of Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado. Men work near horse-drawn wagons, mine tailings, and railroad tracks. Shows one and two-story residences and commercial buildings. The mountainside is spotted with mine tailings in the distance.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • 1900
    • We-got-em mine

    • View of a portal and tailings on a hillside at the We-got-em mine (Gilpin County Gold Mining Company), Gilpin County, Colorado. Discarded mining equipment litters the area below the tailings.
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    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Tailings pile Central City

    • Men and women stand by automobiles parked near a pile of mine tailings near Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado.
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    • 1953
    • Bachelor Mine

    • View of the abandoned Bachelor Mine, tailings piles supported by log retaining walls and wooden mine buildings near rock formations on Bachelor Mountain near Creede in Mineral County, Colorado.
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 1994
    • Cripple Creek District, Teller Co.

    • Two men in suits, coats, and hats stand on a platform above a tall tailings pile at a mining camp near Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado. A utility pole is partially buried by the tailings. A painted wood building and other mill structures are...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Tunnel of the Hope M. M. & L. at Aspen, Colo.

    • View of Hope Mine Company operations near Aspen (Pitkin County), Colorado; shows the mine entrance, tailings, ore processing sheds, a smokestack, lumber, and railroad grade.
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    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Red Mountain

    • View of the Idarado Mine near Red Mountain Town in the Red Mountain Mining District (Ouray County), Colorado. Shows metal buildings and tailings embankments. Red Mountain number 1 is in the distance.
    • Bachman, Al.
    • [between 1964 and 1967?]
    • Buena Vista smelter

    • View of the Colorado Smelting and Mining Company smelter probably in Buena Vista (Chaffee County), Colorado. Shows a wood frame building with inclined wooden tracks, a tailings pile, debris, and flat sand sifter screen. Men pose with bicycles near...
    • Meigs.
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    • Leadville Mine

    • View of the shafthouse and tailings of the Leadville Tunnel Mine near Aspen (Pitkin County), Colorado.
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    • [between 1940 and 1960]
    • The Bassick mine

    • View of the mill building, portal, stacks of timber, miners, and tailings piles at the Bassick mine, Custer County, Colorado.
    • Emery, C. E. (Charles E.)
    • [between 1860 and 1880?]
    • London Mine Shaft House 1938

    • The wood shafthouse of the London Mine stands on a hill in Gilpin County, Colorado. A large shrub stands in the foreground in front of piles of tailings.
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [1938?]
    • Rico Argentine, dump & ore train

    • A row of ore carts sit on train tracks on a tailings embankment at the Rico Argentine Mining Company Mine near the town of Rico (Dolores County), Colorado. Snow covers the ground and the Dolores River flows under a bridge.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1930 and 1950?]
    • Caribou, Colo. 1939

    • Several log cabins stand on a hill in Caribou, a mining town in Boulder County, Colorado. A dirt roads runs from the foreground back to the cabins. Mounds of mine tailings stand farther up the hill in the background.
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [1939?]
    • Rico Argentine Mine, dump & ore train

    • Workers dump ore cars from the Rico Argentine Mining Company Mine over a tailings embankment and into the Dolores River near the town of Rico (Dolores County), Colorado. A wood bridge is in the distance.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1930 and 1950?]
    • Old mill, Alice, Colo.

    • View of the ruins of an unidentified mill in Alice (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Shows a collapsed wooden structure, the remains of a staircase, and mine tailings.
    • Bachman, Al.
    • 1968
    • Dew Drop Mine, Frances, Colo.

    • Men, women and children pose on tailings in a mine dump, and a man poses in an ore car on a log tipple, at the Dew Drop Mine near Ward in Frances (Camp Francis, Dew Drop, Boulder County), Colorado. The men wear hats and the women wear long dresses...
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    • 1895 July 29
    • We-got-em mine

    • View of a tailings embankment at the We-got-em mine (Gilpin County Gold Mining Company), Gilpin County, Colorado. Shows cables and a log retaining wall.
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    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Road to Rollinsville

    • Two mine shafthouses stand in the midground with piles of tailings next to them near Rollinsville, a mining district in Gilpin County, Colorado. A portion of another building stands in the left midground.
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [1899?]
    • Robert Emmet Mine from tramway

    • A smokestack protrudes from the roof of a mine shafthouse into the foreground of this view looking toward the Robert Emmet Mine in possibly Gilpin County, Colorado. Additional mine shafthouses dot the hillside. Piles of tailings stand next to the...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Mr. & Mrs. Hill

    • A couple identified as Mr. and Mrs. Hill and two young girls sit on a tailings pile at the Dew Drop Mine in Ward (Boulder County), Colorado. Mrs. Hill wears a dark dress with a velvet jacket with puff sleeves. She wears a velvet hat with a large...
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    • 1895 March 10th
    • Teller County, mining

    • View shows surface structures and tailings piles on a hill in the Cripple Creek Mining District, Teller County, Colorado.
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    • 1904
    • Dew Drop Mine, Frances, Colo.

    • Men, women and children pose seated or standing on tailings in a mine dump, or sitting on horseback at the Dew Drop Mine near Ward in Frances (Camp Francis, Dew Drop, Boulder County), Colorado. The men wear hats and tailored or sack suits, or...
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    • 1895 July 18
    • Poverty Flat, near Red Cliff

    • Mines and tailings on a hillside above Red Cliff (Eagle County), Colorado.
    • Hook, W. E. (William Edward), 1833-1908.
    • [between 1891 and 1897]
    • General view approaching sections

    • View of the Stanley Mine (Consolidated Stanley Mining Company) beside Clear Creek near Idaho Springs in Clear Creek County, Colorado. Shows a metal water conduit under construction. Tipples, mine buildings and tailings piles are near the creek.
    • Consolidated Stanley Mining Company.
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    • Dew Drop Mine, Frances, Colo.

    • A man, in a long cloak and hat, and two young girls, in long coats and hats, pose on snow covered tailings at the Dew Drop Mine near Ward in Frances (Camp Francis, Dew Drop, Boulder County), Colorado. A log and wood tipple, mine buildings and a man...
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    • [1895?]
    • We-got-em mine

    • View of a small abandoned building, a tipple and tailings pile at the We-got-em mine (Gilpin County Gold Mining Company), Gilpin County, Colorado.
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    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Dew Drop Mine, Frances, Colo.

    • Men and girls pose near a mine building at the Dew Drop Mine near Ward in Frances (Camp Francis, Dew Drop, Boulder County), Colorado. Shows a tipple, a shaft house, and tailings in a mine dump. Snow covers the ground.
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    • [1895?]
    • Dew Drop Mine, Frances, Colo.

    • Men pose on tailings in the mine dump at the Dew Drop Mine near Ward in Frances (Camp Francis, Dew Drop, Boulder County), Colorado. The men wear suits, overcoats and hats. One man has a shovel, a second has a cane, and a third poses with an ore...
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    • 1895 June 10th
    • Argentine Pass, Waldorf and Vidler mine district

    • View of Waldorf and Vidler mines, Clear Creek County, Colorado, (11,666 feet); shows outbuildings, water tank, ore carts, mine dumps and tailings. Road parallels Argentine Central Railway narrow gauge tracks and spur to Vidler, then ascends to...
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    • [between 1906 and 1913]
    • Dew Drop Mine, Frances, Colo.

    • Men, who include Mr. Greulich and Mr. Lund, sit and stand on tailings in the mine dump at the Dew Drop Mine near Ward in Frances (Camp Francis, Dew Drop, Boulder County), Colorado. The men wear suits and overcoats and hats. A tipple and mine...
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    • 1895 June 17th
    • The Penn mine on Breece hill, Leadville

    • View of the buildings, shaft house, smokestacks, tailings, and tramway of the Penn Mine on Breece Hill near Leadville, Lake County, Colorado.
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    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Golden Cycle Mine

    • View of a head frame, tailings, and surface structures at the Golden Cycle #2 mine, Victor (Teller County), Colorado.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]

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