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    • Central City, Colorado

    • in the left background. Fourteen men reportedly drowned in the Sleepy Hollow Mine in 1895 when water from an older and deeper mine burst through the wall between the two.; The shafthouse of the Gregory Buell Consolidated Mine and Milling Company...
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Mountain City--1890-1900.; Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mountain City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Houses--Colorado--Mountain City--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Mountain City--1890-1900.; Tourist camps &...
    • [between 1898 and 1900?]
    • Crown Point and Virginia Shafthouse

    • The Crown Point and Virginia Mine shafthouse stands in the foreground at the head of Virginia Canyon on the border of Gilpin and Clear Creek counties in Colorado. A ladder leads up to the building at the top of the shafthouse. A wood walkway that...
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--1930-1950.; Mine shafts--Colorado--1930-1950.; Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Canyons--Colorado--1930-1950.; Ladders--1930-1950.; Mining--Colorado--1930-1950.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Black Hawk, Colo.

    • Colorado and Southern locomotive No. 13 pulls a train up the "Switch Back" above Blackhawk in Gilpin County, Colorado, leaving a trail of black smoke behind it. The Switch Back enabled trains to travel the steep, 1-mile distance between Central...
    • Mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1900-1910.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Gilpin County--1900-1910.; Colorado and Southern Railway.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Mountain City, 1899

    • The shafthouse of the Gregory-Buell Consolidated Gold Mining and Milling Company stands in the right foreground of this view of Mountain City, Colorado. Snow covers the ground and roofs of the buildings. A train has crossed over the trestle in the...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mountain City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Mountain City--1890-1900.
    • [1899?]
    • Kekionga Shaft House

    • The large shafthouse of the Kekionga Mine stands in the foreground west of the Magnolia mining district in Boulder County, Colorado. A wood wheel, possibly a hoist, is at the top of a square platform near the shafthouse. The platform is supported...
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Magnolia--1930-1950.; Mine shafts--Colorado--Magnolia--1930-1950.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Magnolia (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Hoisting machinery--1930-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Magnolia--1930-1950.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • 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...
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Central City--1890-1920.; Mine shafts--Colorado--Central City--1890-1920.; Tailings (Metallurgy)--Colorado--Central City--1890-1920.; Central City (Colo.)--1890-1920.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1890-1920.
    • [between 1899 and 1920?]
    • Colorado mountains

    • The tailings from a mine shafthouse spill down a steep ridge of mountains in Colorado, possibly in Clear Creek County. Another building stands above the shafthouse, and a smaller cabin stands in the background. The mountain ridge continues in the...
    • Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1900-1920.; Mountains--Colorado--1900-1920.; Pines--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 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...
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Central City--1890-1920.; Mine shafts--Colorado--Central City--1890-1920.; Tailings (Metallurgy)--Colorado--Central City--1890-1920.; Central City (Colo.)--1890-1920.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1890-1920.;...
    • [between 1899 and 1920?]
    • London Mine Shaft House 1938

    • The remains of the wood London Mine shafthouse stand in the foreground on a hill in Gilpin County, Colorado. A pile of wood boards lies in front of the shafthouse on the rocky hillside. A ridge of mountains is in the distance.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Gilpin County--1930-1940.; Ruins--Colorado--Gilpin County--1930-1940.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1930-1940.
    • [1938?]
    • Mining, Gilpin County

    • A large mine shafthouse stands in the midground on a hillside between two dirt roads. A few small buildings stand near the shafthouse. A railroad track curves through the left foreground, possibly near Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Central City--1900-1920.; Mine shafts--Colorado--Central City--1900-1920.; Central City (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Central City--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • View of Central City area

    • A large mine shafthouse stands on the hillside in the background of this view, probably in Central City, Colorado. A pile of tailings stands near the shafthouse. A railroad track, possibly for the Gilpin Tramway, winds around the base of the hill....
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Central City--1900-1920.; Tailings (Metallurgy)--Colorado--Central City--1900-1920.; Central City (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Houses--Colorado--Central City--1900-1920.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Central City--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Railroad in Blackhawk

    • A trestle near the Running Lode Mine shafthouse in Blackhawk, Colorado, enabled trains from the Colorado and Southern Railroad Company to cross the gulch in the foreground. Smoke puffs from the front engine of the train crossing the trestle. A set...
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Blackhawk--1900-1910.; Blackhawk (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Blackhawk--1900-1910.; Trestles--Colorado--Blackhawk--1900-1910.; Colorado and Southern Railway--1900-1910.
    • [1900?]
    • View of the Central City area (Lake #97)

    • Mine shafthouse protrudes into the right background at the top of another hill. Two small buildings stand in the foreground. Telegraph or telephone poles stand between the two buildings.; The St. Aloysius Academy, a Catholic school, stands in the...
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Central City--1900-1920.; Central City (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Church schools--Colorado--Central City--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Elkton Mine

    • View of the shafthouse and power house of the Elkton Mine near Elkton (Teller County), Colorado. Probably a Colorado Springs and Cripple Creek District Railway (C. S. & C. C.) boxcar is near a set of ore loaders. The side of the shafthouse reads:...
    • Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek District Railway--1900-1920.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Elkton--1900-1920.; Elkton (Teller County, Colo.)--1900-1920.; Elkton Mine (Teller County, Colo.)--1900-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Elkton--1900-1920.; Railroad...
    • [between 1905 and 1915]
    • Crown Point & Virginia Shaft house

    • An American flag waves from the top of the Crown Point and Virginia shafthouse near Perigo, a small mining district in Gilpin County, Colorado. Additional buildings stand in the right background. Tailings from the mine are in the foreground.
    • Perigo (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Flags--Colorado--Perigo--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1900.
    • [1899?]
    • Mines, Boulder Co.

    • The Cook Mine complex in Gilpin County, Colorado, stands in the foreground with several mounds of tailings in front of it. A dirt road winds through the right midground toward another shafthouse in the right background. A portion of Central City...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1900-1920.
    • [between 1899 and 1910?]
    • Kekionga Shaft House/near Magnolia

    • The side of the Kekionga Mine shafthouse stands on a hill in the right midground near the Magnolia mining district in Boulder County, Colorado. A large wood wheel stands on top of a wood platform at the side of the shafthouse. Wood boards form a...
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Magnolia--1940-1950.; Mine shafts--Colorado--Magnolia--1940-1950.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Magnolia (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Ladders--1940-1950.; Wheels--1940-1950.
    • [1948?]
    • Virginia Shaft House (Crown Point & Virginia Mines)

    • The Crown Point and Virginia Mine shafthouse stands in the foreground at the head of Virginia Canyon on the border of Gilpin and Clear Creek Counties in Colorado. A set of wood steps leads to the second level of a shorter part of the building,...
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--1930-1950.; Mine shafts--Colorado--1930-1950.; Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1930-1950.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Gilpin tramway

    • A young boy wearing knickers and a cap stands next to a bend in the track of the Gilpin Tramway near Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. The two-foot, narrow-gauge tramway was used to haul ore from the mines in the Central City area down the...
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1920.; Tailings (Metallurgy)--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1920.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1890-1920.; Boys--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1920.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1920.;...
    • [between 1899 and 1913?]
    • Vivandiere Mine

    • Men pose across a gulch from the head frame and shafthouse of the Vivandiere Mine near Turret (Chaffee County), Colorado. An ore loading chute is at the edge of the gulch. A sign on the shafthouse reads: "Vivandiere Mine".
    • Turret (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Vivandiere Mine (Chaffee County, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Gold mining--Colorado--Turret--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Turret--1900-1910.
    • [between 1950 and 1970]
    • Russell Gulch, Colo.

    • The small mining district of Russell Gulch is about four miles southwest of Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. The area reportedly yielded about $35,000 a week in gold when it was discovered by William Green Russell in 1859. The tailings and...
    • Russell Gulch (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Gold mining--Colorado--Russell Gulch--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • 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?]
    • Wideawake, Colo.

    • A woman drives a horse and buggy along a dirt road into Wideawake, Colorado. A mine shafthouse is in the left midground, and several log structures stand in the background. A second mine shafthouse stands on the hill in the distance. A man stands...
    • Wideawake (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Wideawake--1899-1900.
    • [1899?]
    • Kekionga Shaft House 1948

    • The large shafthouse of the Kekionga Mine stands in the foreground west of the Magnolia mining district in Boulder County, Colorado. A wood wheel, possibly a hoist, is at the top of a square platform near the shafthouse. The platform is supported...
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Magnolia--1940-1950.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Magnolia (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Hoisting machinery--1940-1950.
    • [1948?]
    • Winter scene of American City

    • Panoramic view of American City (Gilpin County), Colorado. The buildings include the Snug Harbor and Louisiana cabins, the office of the American Mining Company, and the shafthouse of the Mascot Mine.
    • American Mining Company (Colo.)--Buildings--1890-1910.; Mine buildings--Colorado--American City--1890-1910.; American City (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Mascot Mine (Gilpin County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--American City--1890-1910.
    • Winter [between 1895 and 1905]
    • Old shafthouse, Lincoln Co., Wyoming

    • View of a dilapidated shafthouse at an unidentified mine, Lincoln County, Wyoming.
    • Abandoned mines--Wyoming--Lincoln County--1930-1950.; Mine buildings--Wyoming--Lincoln County--1930-1950.; Lincoln County (Wyo.)--1930-1950.; Mining--Wyoming--Lincoln County--1930-1950.
    • [between 1930 and 1950?]
    • Dyersville shafthouse on Warrior's Mark lode, the closest to town

    • View of an abandoned shafthouse at the Warrior's Mark Mine near Dyersville (Summit County), Colorado.
    • Abandoned mines--Colorado--Dyersville--1960-1970.; Dyersville (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Warriors Mark Mine (Summit County, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Dyersville--1960-1970.; Mining--Colorado--Dyersville--1960-1970.
    • August, 1961
    • Pozo shafthouse & buildings Nevadaville

    • View of the shafthouse and buildings of the Pozo Mine near Nevadaville, Gilpin County, Colorado. A horizontal locomotive boiler is nearby.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Nevadaville--1890-1910.; Mine shafts--Colorado--Nevadaville--1890-1910.; Nevadaville (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Pozo Mine (Gilpin County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Nevadaville--1890-1910.
    • [between 1920 and 1940]
    • Shafthouse Warrior's Mark Mine Dyersville, Colo.

    • View of the abandoned shafthouse of the Warrior's Mark Mine near Dyersville (Summit County), Colorado.
    • Abandoned mines--Colorado--Dyersville--1960-1970.; Dyersville (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Warriors Mark Mine (Summit County, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Dyersville--1960-1970.; Mining--Colorado--Dyersville--1960-1970.
    • 1961
    • Geyser mine shafthouse (near Westcliffe, Colorado)

    • View of the board and batten mill building, with seven smoking stacks, and the shafthouse at the Geyser mine, Westcliffe, Custer County, Colorado.
    • Custer County (Colo.)--1870-1890.; Geyser Mine (Custer County, Colo.)--1870-1890.; Mills--Colorado--Custer County--1870-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Custer County--1870-1890.; Smokestacks--Colorado--Custer County--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890?]
    • Shafthouse construction

    • Miners pose on the partially constructed shafthouse of a mine in Ouray County, Colorado.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1900.; Ouray County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Construction--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Shafthouse construction

    • Miners and their children pose with a burro near the partially constructed shafthouse and head frame of a mine in Ouray County, Colorado.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1900.; Ouray County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Children--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1900.; Construction--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1900.; Donkeys--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1900.;...
    • [between 1940 and 1960]
    • Cresson Mine Victor Colo Cripple Creek Dist

    • View of the head frame, shafthouse, and power house of the Cresson Mine near Elkton (Teller County), Colorado.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Elkton--1890-1910.; Cresson Mine (Teller County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Elkton (Teller County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Elkton--1890-1910.
    • [between 1926 and 1935]
    • McBreen Mine

    • View of the shafthouse, trestle tramway, and mine buildings of the McBreen Mine in California.
    • Mine buildings--California--1880-1910.; Mining--California--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1910]
    • Hunting(?)

    • A prospector poses with a burro-drawn sled loaded with supplies on a road in Colorado. Horse-drawn buggies and a mine shafthouse are in the distance.
    • Donkeys--Colorado--1910-1930.; Miners--Colorado--1910-1930.; Sleds & sleighs--Colorado--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Alma, Colorado

    • A miner poses on a horse drawn wagon near an ore loader at a mine near Alma (Park County), Colorado. The shafthouse and tramway are nearby.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Alma--1880-1900.; Alma (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Alma--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Alma--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Alma--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Harry Vernon Bobay working in hoist room

    • Harry Vernon Bobay poses with other miners and women by the hoist in the shafthouse of the Cresson Mine near Elkton (Teller County), Colorado.
    • Cresson Mine (Teller County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Elton (Teller County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Elkton--1890-1910.; Interiors--Colorado--Elkton--1890-1910.; Miners--Colorado--Elkton--1890-1910.;...
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Abandoned coal mine

    • View of the shafthouse and buildings of an abandoned coal mine in Colorado.
    • Abandoned mines--Colorado--1910-1920.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--1910-1920.; Coal mining--Colorado--1910-1920.; Mining--Colorado--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1915?]
    • The Orient Steve Hoyle's mine at Lawson, Colo.

    • View of the tailings and abandoned shafthouse of the Orient (Oriental Tunnel Mine) Mine near Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado.
    • Abandoned mines--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1940-1960.; Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Oriental Tunnel Mine (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1940-1960.; Mining--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1940-1960.
    • [between 1940 and 1960]
    • Caribou - 60 years later

    • The small mining town of Caribou stands abandoned in Boulder County, Colorado, about 60 years after the area's mining heyday. Several buildings stand in the foreground and along a dirt road in the midground. A large shafthouse is in the left...
    • School buildings--1930-1940.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Caribou (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Thorodin Mountain (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Tremont Mountain (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Caribou--1930-1940.; Ghost...
    • [1939?]
    • Champaign Mine

    • Miners pose near the shafthouse of the Champaign and Coney Claims Mine near Alma (Park County), Colorado.
    • Alma (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Champaign and Coney Claims Mine (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gold mining--Colorado--Alma--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Alma--1880-1890.; Silver mining--Colorado--Alma--1880-1890.; Uranium mining--Colorado--Alma--1880-1890.
    • [1885]
    • The Bushwhacker Mine Aspen, Colo.

    • View of the shafthouse and tramway of the Bushwhacker Shaft near Aspen (Pitkin County), Colorado.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Aspen--1880-1900.; Aspen (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Bushwhacker Mine (Pitkin County, Colo.)--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Aspen--1880-1900.
    • [between 1940 and 1960]
    • Shenandoah-Dives Mine Silverton, Colorado

    • View of the shafthouse, boardinghouse, and upper terminal of the aerial tramway at the Shenandoah-Dives Mine near Silverton (San Juan County), Colorado.
    • Shenandoah-Dives Mine (San Juan County, Colo.)--1920-1940.; Silverton (Colo.)--1920-1940.; Aerial tramways--Colorado--Silverton--1920-1950.; Lodging houses--Colorado--Silverton--1920-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Silverton--1920-1950.
    • [between 1929 and 1945]
    • Abandoned coal mine

    • View of the shafthouse, water tank, and buildings of an abandoned coal mine in Colorado.
    • Abandoned mines--Colorado--1910-1920.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--1910-1920.; Coal mining--Colorado--1910-1920.; Mining--Colorado--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1915?]
    • 50 Gold mines camp incline shaft compresser [i. e. compressor] & hoist Central City, Colorado.

    • A miner poses near the hoist in the shafthouse of a mine owned by the Fifty Gold Mines Company near Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado. Other machinery includes a compressor and gauges. A United States flag hangs on the wall. Signs read: "Please...
    • Fifty Gold Mines Corporation.; Central City (Colo.)--1880-1910.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Central City--1880-1910.; Interiors--Colorado--Central City--1880-1910.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Central City--1880-1910.; Miners--Colorado--Central...
    • [between 1880 and 1910]
    • Robert E. Lee Mine Leadville

    • View of the shafthouse and mine buildings of the Robert E. Lee Mine near Leadville, Lake County, Colorado.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1900.; Robert E. Lee Mine (Lake County, Colo.)--1880-1900.; Leadville (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Virginius Mine Ouray Co. Colo

    • Miners pose by the shafthouse of the Virginius Mine on Mount Sneffels near Sneffels (Ouray County), Colorado.
    • Sneffels (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Virginius Mine (Ouray County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Miners--Colorado--Sneffels--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Sneffels--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890]
    • Aspen Contact Mine

    • View of the shafthouse and tramway of the Aspen Contact Tunnel Mine near Aspen (Pitkin County), Colorado.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Aspen--1890-1900.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Aspen--1890-1900.; Aspen (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Aspen Contact Tunnel Mine (Pitkin County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Aspen--1890-1900.
    • [between 1940 and 1960]
    • The Gold King Mine

    • View of the shafthouse and power house of the Gold King Mine near Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Gold King Mine (Teller County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Gold mining--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • [between 1896 and 1898]
    • Caribou Flats 1945

    • Several cabins stand along a ridge in the background near Caribou Flat in Boulder County, Colorado. A large building, possibly a mine shafthouse or mill, stands among the pine trees in the midground. A ridge of mountains is in the distance.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Boulder County--1940-1950.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Cabins--Colorado--Boulder County--1940-1950.
    • [1945?]

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