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    • Underground mining - views by flash light

    • View is a montage of small images depicting miners performing various tasks, Leadville Lake County, Colorado. Titles on individual images: "Air drilling," "Hand drilling," "Electric drilling," "On the cage going up," "Anglebracing," and,...
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    • 1895
    • Early oil well drilling rig

    • Shows an early oil well drilling rig possibly in Colorado. The rig is a wooden trestle structure with small buildings around the base. A group of men stand at the bottom of the rig. Two other men stand on a carriage in the foreground.
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Golden, Colorado School of Mines

    • Two Colorado School of Mines students compete in a hand drilling contest with a mallet and wedge or spike on a stone block on Engineer's Day, in Golden, Jefferson County, Colorado. Mike Lacy is on the left in a plaid shirt; spectators look on. One...
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    • [1968]
    • Jumbo and drilling crew in the heading

    • View of a drilling crew in the heading of an unidentified mine tending a large drilling rig identified as "Jumbo." A sign on the rig reads: "Atlas Gelodyn No. 1." Each miner wears a helmet and lamp.
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    • December 20, 1939
    • Golden, Colorado School of Mines

    • Two Colorado School of Mines students compete in a hand drilling contest with a hydraulic drill on a large stone block during Engineer's Day, Golden, Jefferson County, Colorado. Foothills are in the background.
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    • [1968]
    • EPCD, drilling from column

    • A worker operates a compressed air, percussion-type rock drill near the East Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel), of the Colorado-Big Thompson Water Diversion Project, in Grand County, Colorado. The man wears a safety...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1944?]
    • WPCD drilling

    • Men work with pneumatic drilling equipment at the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Rock drilling contest on streets of Silverton, Labor Day

    • Fred C. Dopp, atop a wood platform, swings a sledge hammer in a hard rock drilling contest in Silverton (San Juan County), Colorado. A second man kneels and holds a spike on the block of rock that protrudes through the platform. Men, women, and...
    • Walker Art Studio.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Montrose, Colo. drilling for artesian water

    • A group of Montrose, Colorado, citizens pose in front of drilling equipment that drills an artesian well in Montrose County. The drill is composed of cables and steel bars. Electrical cables are attached to a steam-powered tractor; a puff of...
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    • [between 1882 and 1890]
    • Drilling rig (good)

    • View of an oil drilling operation; shows people posing by a wooden derrick and shop buildings with smokestacks, possibly in Garfield County, Colorado.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Climax, Colo., drilling in a main heading

    • View of two miners drilling in a main heading of the molybdenum mine, Climax (Lake County), Colorado. Drill bits project out of previous bore holes on the wall.
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    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Drilling rig - derrick

    • View of a oil drilling operation; shows a man, stacked pipe sections, a wooden derrick, buildings with smokestacks, and Battlement Mesa (?), Garfield County, Colorado.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Drilling rig - derrick

    • View of an oil drilling operation; shows men, a construction of wheels, pulleys, and booms, and desert.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Old military academy

    • At the old Military School in Canon City, Colorado, uniformed cadets are at parade rest with rifle butts to the ground. Two have flags, one of the United States. A three story brick building behind them has a mansard roof, bracketed cornice, stone...
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    • 1880 or 1881
    • Mining contest

    • Driving a spike into a rock, a miner demonstrates hard-rock drilling, in (probably) Colorado. A woman watches from a storefront with window lettering: "Groceries."
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    • 1957
    • Strauss Quarry, surface workings of the quarry at Marble, Colorado

    • View of Strauss Quarry shows a revolving derrick and a horizontal drilling machine fed by compressed air lines, south of Marble, Gunnison County, Colorado. The Strauss Quarry is on the east side of Yule Creek at 10,000 feet elevation, about 600...
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • 1909
    • Rocky Mountain Fuel Company mine

    • View of a "churn drill," used for mineral exploration as well as water well drilling, by a mine shaft in Boulder County, Colorado. A miners' camp is nearby.
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    • [between 1910 and 1920]
    • Industries - oil

    • Spectators watch an oil gusher in an oil field; shows drilling equipment to the sides. The Bookcliffs of Mesa County are in the background.
    • Garrison, Ola Aftinson.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Empire, Colo Summer 1861

    • Men sit on the stoop of a false front building watching a group of volunteer soldiers perform drills in Empire, Colorado. Commercial buildings, covered wagons, and tree covered mountains are in the background.
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    • [1862?]
    • Artesian Well No 2 Montrose, Colo

    • In Montrose, Montrose County, Colorado, men, girls, and dogs pose with a pump house behind them. A frame tower supports the well shaft used to access artesian well no. 2; a projecting boom is over sheds with flywheels, pipes, and tanks. A...
    • Goodman, Charles, d. 1912.
    • 1887 May 1
    • Quarry no. 4 about time Lincoln took charge

    • Interior view of a Colorado Yule Marble quarry in Marble (Gunnison County), Colorado. Well dressed men and workmen pose on a ledge in the quarry. Shows channeling machines (for drilling vertical holes into marble), a wooden ladder, a long wood...
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    • [1924 or 1925]
    • Industries - oil

    • Oil men stand near a tapped well in an oil field as oil spews up from the ground. Oil drilling equipment is in the foreground.
    • Garrison, Ola Anfenson.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Industries - oil

    • Shows oil men in the field as they use drilling equipment.
    • Garrison, Ola Anfenson.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • TT, loading holes

    • Miners load explosives into holes drilled in the wall of a mine in Colorado. The men wear coats and hard hats with electric lights. One man rests a box of explosives on drilling machines. Labels on the box read: "Gold Metal Explosives, Division...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1930 and 1950?]
    • N.D.H.S. Exponent, March 1892, Vol. II, No. 1

    • Newspaper devoted to the interest of North Denver High School . It has four pages of articles covering the following subjects: school clubs, sports, military, around school, and class socials. The front cover has a picture of the high school. The...
    • North High School
    • March 1892
    • The Trinity Bulletin: vol. VI no 15

    • Bulletin produced by Trinity Methodist Church in Denver, Colorado. Included in the bulletin is a program of that Sunday's worship services, as well as announcements of activities and news for the congregation for the up coming week.
    • Trinity Methodist Church (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1921 May 8
    • Colo. Yule Marble Co. Quarries, Marble Colo.

    • Interior view of a marble quarry at the Colorado-Yule Marble Company Quarries four miles south of Marble (Gunnison County), Colorado; shows three channeling machines for drilling vertical holes, with channeling tracks on ledge and wooden timbers...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [1913?]

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