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    • Mining life in California

    • Chinese miners, some in coolie hats sit or stand near tents, or mine near a lake, in an unidentified mining camp in California. One man shaves a miners head, another braids a mans queue. Two miners cook over an open campfire near their tent. A...
    • Chinese--California--1850-1860.; Dance parties--California--1850-1860.; Hairdressing--California--1850-1860.; Miners--California--1850-1860.; Mining camps--California--1850-1860.; Outdoor cookery--California--1850-1860.
    • 1857 October 3
    • Gregory Lode looking south Gregory store & F. Smith Bank.

    • Miners pose outside the Gregory Store and the F. Smith Bank at Gregory Gulch near Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. Frame mine buildings, probably the Gregory Mine, are on the treeless hillside. Shows tailings piles, stone retaining walls,...
    • Gilpin County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Gregory Gulch (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Banks--Colorado--Gregory Gulch--1860-1870.; Gold mining--Colorado--Gregory Gulch--1860-1870.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Gregory Gulch--1860-1870.; Miners--Colorado--Gregory...
    • 1861
    • Elijah B. Mayfield Blackhawk foot of Guy Hill stage coach

    • View of a stage coach at a frame hotel in Blackhawk, Gilpin County, Colorado; also shows people and buggies.
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Hotels--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.; Stagecoaches--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.; Transportation facilities--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.; Transportation--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.
    • 1862
    • Empire City, C.T.

    • View of Empire (Clear Creek County), Colorado; shows log and wood houses, businesses, felled timber, tailings, and mine railroad tracks.
    • Empire (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Empire--1860-1870.; Log buildings--Colorado--Empire--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Empire--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Montgomery C.T.

    • View of log, frame, and probably mine buildings in Montgomery (Park County), Colorado. Cabins have log or sod roofs, stone chimneys, and metal pipes. Shows a wooden water wheel and timber piles between houses. A commercial building sign reads:...
    • Montgomery (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Log cabins--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Montgomery

    • Panoramic view of log and frame houses, mine buildings, and a lake near the Middle Fork of the South Platte River in Montgomery (Park County), Colorado. Shows snow-covered mountains in probably the Tenmile Range.
    • Montgomery (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River, Middle Fork (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Log cabins--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mine...
    • 1864
    • Montgomery City

    • View of log houses and probably mine buildings in Montgomery, Park County, Colorado. Cabins have log or grass roofs and metal chimney pipes. Stacks of timber are between houses. A commercial building sign reads: "Groceries and Provisio[ns?]." Dead...
    • Montgomery (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Log cabins--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Montgomery--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Black Hawk, Colorado

    • Construction of the Gunnell Gold Company mill and mine in Black Hawk, Gilpin County, Colorado, later used as the Colorado Central railroad station. Shows stone building and lumber.
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Construction--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.; Mills--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.
    • 1864 November 16
    • West end South Adams village

    • View of frame buildings with gabled roofs in a town near hills and trees. Probably an ore pile and ore car tracks are near a river. One or two story buildings are near probably a barn and timber piles. Cultivated crops are near deciduous trees. A...
    • Cities & towns--1860-1870.; Croplands--1860-1870.; Mine railroad cars--1860-1870.; Mining--1860-1870.; Rivers--1860-1870.
    • 1866
    • East end

    • Mine tunnel entrances and ore car tracks are in a mountain valley near frame buildings. Houses have gabled roofs and brick chimneys. A building has a square stone cupola with a finial. Timber fences, laundry on a clothesline, and tree stumps are...
    • Houses--1860-1870.; Mine railroads--1860-1870.; Mining--1860-1870.
    • 1866
    • Flume near Idaho Springs

    • View of a wooden flume at probably a placer mine on Chicago Creek near Idaho Springs in Clear Creek County, Colorado. Shows a timber foot bridge over the creek, log cabins and tailings piles.
    • Chicago Creek (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Flumes--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1860-1870.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1860-1870.; Streams--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Brown Company's Works at Georgetown, Colo.

    • Smoke rises from a smokestack at what is identified as "Brown Company's" reduction works in Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Men stand beside wooden mine or processing buildings. Shows a tower on scaffolding and vented, gable roofs.
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.; Ore industry--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Stewart's reduction works at Georgetown, Colo.

    • View of wooden mine processing buildings, identified as "Stewart's reduction works," beside Clear Creek in Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Shows a horse-drawn wagon beside the reduction works, and brick chimneys on the buildings. Snow is...
    • Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Georgetown (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.; Ore industry--Colorado--Georgetown--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Central City, Colorado

    • View of brick, stone and frame commercial buildings and houses in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. Shows fences, houses, road grades and mine operations on treeless hillsides. Buildings include a church with a bell tower and cross and the...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.
    • 1868
    • Stevens Mine Tramway

    • Miners pose on and near the Stevens Mine Tramway near Silver Plume, Clear Creek County, Colorado. Ed Riley is third from the left on the bottom and Andy Lane is to his left. The men hold various tools including saws and rulers.
    • Silver Plume (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Stevens Mine (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Mine railroad--Colorado--Silver Plume--1860-1870.; Miners--Colorado--Silver Plume--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Silver Plume--1860-1870.;...
    • 1869
    • Stevens Mine

    • View of the Stevens Mine and tramway in Clear Creek County, Colorado.
    • Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Stevens Mine (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1860-1870.
    • 1869
    • Cunningham Gulch, from the Highland Mary Mine

    • A view of Cunningham Gulch from the Highland Mary Mine in San Juan County, Colorado shows Cunningham Creek and an encampment with tents. A miner stands near a tent and holds a tool or implement on his shoulder.
    • Cunningham Creek (San Juan County, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Cunningham Gulch (San Juan County, Colo.)--1870-1880.; San Juan County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Colorado--Hinsdale County--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--San Juan...
    • 1871?
    • Con. Virginia and California joint shaft, Bonanza mine

    • View shows mining buildings at the Combined Consolidated Virginia and Consolidated California shaft owned by the Bonanza firm, Virginia City, Nevada. A sign on the mill building reads: "C & C shaft."
    • Mine buildings--Nevada--1870-1880.; Nevada--1870-1880.; Mining--Nevada--1870-1880.
    • 1875
    • Steven's Hydraulic Mines, near Oro City

    • Miners stand near Steven's Hydraulic Mine near Oro City (Leadville), Lake County, Colorado. The men use a hydraulic nozzle or monitor to spray water into the mine pit.
    • Oro City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Oro City--1870-1880.; Miners--Colorado--Oro City--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Oro City--1870-1880.
    • 1877
    • Eureka in 1877, San Juan Co., Colorado

    • Reproduction of bird's eye view rendering; shows Eureka, San Juan County, Colorado, and landmarks: 1. Colorado Lode 2. Old Trapper 3. Suamanda 4. Oporto 5. Garibaldi 6. Niagara 7. Centennial 8. Jackson 9. Shakespeare 10. American 11. Mc Kennie 12....
    • Eureka (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • 1877
    • From mine to mill

    • A team of four horses runs with a wooden wagon, probably filled with ore, on a dirt road in a mountain valley. The driver wears a wide-brimmed hat and boots, and holds his foot on the brake. An onlooker with a beard leans on a post beside a dog and...
    • Carts & wagons--1870-1880.; Horse teams--1870-1880.; Mining--1870-1880.
    • 1878 September 14
    • Running Gulch

    • A view of a Colorado Central Railroad railroad train at Running Gulch near Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. Shows wood frame houses and mine buildings near the railroad grade.
    • Colorado Central Railroad Company--1870-1890.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Houses--Colorado--Gilpin County--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1870-1880.; Railroads--Colorado--Gilpin County--1870-1880.
    • 1879
    • Gregory Gulch

    • View of businesses, frame mine buildings and head frames on a hillside in Gregory Gulch in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. People are in the arched doorway of the Gregory Store beside a horse-drawn wagon. Shows tailings piles on a treeless...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Gregory Gulch (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Mercantile facilities--Colorado--Central City--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1870-1880.
    • 1879
    • Gold Run pit

    • View of Gold Run hydraulic placer gold mine, near Breckenridge, Summit County, Colorado; shows miners, monitor nozzles, water jets, sluices, pipes, and electrical power poles.
    • Sluices--Colorado--Breckenridge--1870-1880.; Breckenridge (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Gold mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1870-1880.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1870-1880.; Miners--Colorado--Breckenridge--1870-1880.;...
    • 1879
    • Leadville from California Gulch

    • This view southeast from California or Oregon Gulch of Leadville, Colorado, looks toward reduction and sampling works, with mine tailings in a wash area in the foreground. Sheds, barns, lean-tos, log cabins, tents, false front businesses, and some...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; Construction--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; Hills--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.
    • 1879
    • The Gold Medal Mine, Bird's-Eye Gulch, Leadville, Colorado

    • View of a boarding house and a stamp mill building at a mine identified as the Gold Medal Mine near Leadville in Lake County, Colorado. Shows buildings, a creek and a road in Birdseye Gulch. Switchbacks, tunnels and probably a tramway are on...
    • Lake County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Mosquito Range (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Lake County--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Lake County--1870-1880.
    • 1879 October 13
    • Invincible Mine, Rosita, Colo 1880

    • Tailings and snow surround a building at a mine identified as the Invincible Mine in Rosita (Custer County), Colorado.
    • Rosita (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Rosita--1880-1890.; Silver mining--Colorado--Rosita--1880-1890.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Rosita--1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • Pay Rock Mill Silver Plume Colorado.

    • Miners pose near a geared hoist at the Pay Rock Mill on Clear Creek near Silver Plume (Clear Creek County), Colorado.
    • Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Pay Rock Mine (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Silver Plume (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Miners--Colorado--Silver Plume--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Silver Plume--1880-1890.; Ore...
    • 1880
    • Old Geyser Cut above Silver Cliff

    • Miners push mine cars on wooden bridges between piles of tailings at the Old Geyser Cut near Silver Cliff, Custer County, Colorado.
    • Tailings embankments--Colorado--Silver Cliff--1880-1890.; Silver Cliff (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Bridges--Colorado--Silver Cliff--1880-1890.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Silver Cliff--1880-1890.; Miners--Colorado--Silver Cliff--1880-1890.;...
    • 1880
    • Ready to go down a mine shaft

    • Interior view of a shaft house where two miners, dressed in rubber suits and standing in an ore bucket, prepare to be lowered down into the mine.
    • Hoisting machinery--1880-1890.; Interiors--1880-1890.; Miners--1880-1890.; Mining--1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • Irwin, Colorado Forest King Mine in foreground, Ruby Peaks in distance.

    • A view in Irwin, Colorado, shows four men sitting and standing on top of the two roofs of the Forest King Mine; behind them are the gable- roofed wood buildings of the town, including one under construction. Tall evergreens grow in the town; Ruby...
    • Irwin (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Irwin--1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • The old smelter on the east side of south 9th street near the river

    • View of a smelter plant with smokestacks, railroad cars, and tailings in Canon City, Fremont County, Colorado.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Buildings--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.; Smelters--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • Tabor Stamp mill, Leadville

    • View of the Tabor Stamp Mill in Leadville, Lake County, Colorado includes mill building, smokestacks, houses, tents, and tailings.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.; Leadville (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Mills--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.; Tents--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • Early placer mining Breckenridge Colo

    • View of a hydraulic gold mine in Breckenridge, Summit County, Colorado; shows eroded embankments, falling water, jets of water from "monitor" nozzles, sluices, flumes, a crane, and miners. Mountains are in the background.
    • Sluices--Colorado--Breckenridge--1880-1890.; Breckenridge (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Flumes--Colorado--Breckenridge--1880-1890.; Gold mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1880-1890.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1880-1890.;...
    • 1880?
    • Caribou Reduction mill

    • View of the Caribou Mill, a mine processing facility at Nederland, Boulder County, Colorado; the building has smokestacks and dormers. Cribbing and timber surround the sheds.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Nederland--1920-1940.; Nederland (Colo.)--1920-1940.; Mills--Colorado--Nederland--1920-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Nederland--1920-1940.
    • 1880?
    • Snow slide ruins Ruby Camp

    • View of Ruby and Ruby Chief Mine, Gunnison County, Colorado, includes a mule and a colt amid lumber and debris left by snowslide.
    • Ruby (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Snow--Colorado--Ruby--1880-1890.
    • 1881
    • Breckenridge

    • View of Breckenridge, Colorado, looking southeast, includes tents, frame and log dwellings and commercial buildings dotting the flats next to the Blue River which winds up to and through town. The foothills of Boreas Mountain are in the left, and...
    • Breckenridge (Colo.)--1880-1890.
    • 1881
    • Views in Leadville, Colorado from photographs by Jackson and Collier, Denver, Colorado

    • Reproduction shows scenes in Leadville, Lake County, Colorado, as printed in "The Daily Graphic." Vignettes are identified as: "Main Street, Robert E. Lee Mine, Harrison's Smelter, Grant Smelter, Court-House and Post Office, State Street, and Tabor...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.; Government facilities--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.; Newspapers--New York City--New York--1880-1890.
    • 1882
    • Forest King mine and camp

    • A burro stands next to a tall tree at the Forest King mine and camp, Gunnison County, Colorado. Miners, tailings, mining equipment, and tents are in the background.
    • Mining camps--Colorado--Gunnison County--1880-1890.; Forest King Mine (Gunnison County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gunnison County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Donkeys--Colorado--Gunnison County--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Gunnison County--1880-1890.
    • 1882

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