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    • 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?]
    • 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?]
    • Blue Bird, Trilby, and Dante mines, Teller County

    • Panoramic view shows the Blue Bird, Trilby, and Dante mines occupying a single hill, Teller County, Colorado. Tailings piles, mills, and shafthouses cover most of the terrain.
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    • [between 1880 and 1910?]
    • Gilman, Colorado

    • Mine tailings line the steep, rocky hill below the town of Gilman in Eagle County, Colorado. A train is stopped on the tracks in front of the complex of shafthouses at the bottom of the hill in the left foreground. The town is spread out at the...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.;
    • [between 1915 and 1930?]
    • Gilman, Colorado

    • Mine tailings line the steep, rocky hill below the town of Gilman in Eagle County, Colorado. Mine shafthouses stand at the top and bottom of the hill. The town is spread out at the top of the hill. A ridge of mountains is in the distance.
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.;
    • [between 1915 and 1930?]
    • Snow scene in "Dogtown", 1899

    • A group of men work to clear the deep snow from the tracks of the narrow-gauge Gilpin Tramway in "Dogtown," an area near Central City, Colorado. A train engine pushes from the background to move snow from the tracks, puffing a trail of smoke. The...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [1899]
    • Snow scene, "Dogtown", 1899

    • A group of men works to clear the deep snow from the tracks of the Gilpin County Tramway (GCT) in "Dogtown," an area near Central City, Colorado. A train engine pushes snow from the tracks, leaving a trail of smoke in the air. The snow is piled...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [1899]
    • Black Hawk, Colo.

    • A flagpole bearing the American flag stands on the street. Several mines and shafthouses dot the hillsides surrounding the town.; Horse-drawn wagons travel up and down Gregory Street in Blackhawk, Colorado, in Gilpin County. Signs are on the...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.;
    • [1899?]
    • Gilman, Colorado

    • Mine tailings line the steep, rocky hill below the town of Gilman in Eagle County, Colorado. Mine shafthouses stand at the top and bottom of the hill. The town is spread out at the top of the hill. A ridge of mountains is in the distance.
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.;
    • [between 1915 and 1930?]
    • Mountain City, Colorado

    • Houses and buildings stand along dirt roads in Mountain City on the outskirts of Central City, Colorado, in the 1860s. Several mine shafthouses stand on the hills in the background. Gold was first discovered in the area in 1859 by John H. Gregory.
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Near N. Empire- Silver Mtn. Mine

    • View of the shafthouses and area near the Silver Mountain Mine near North Empire (Clear Creek County), Colorado.
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    • 1934
    • Mining

    • A man stands near the entrance to a mine in Colorado. The shafthouses of other mines are in the distance.
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • South from Winnebago Hill (L#80)

    • Two mine shafthouses [possibly the Winnebago Mine] stand in the midground of this view looking westerly towards Bald Mountain to the left, in Gilpin County, Colorado.
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Tramways

    • View of aerial mine tramways and shafthouses on a mountain near Aspen (Pitkin County), Colorado.
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [1893, February 20]
    • Vicinity of Central City

    • Mine shafthouses dot the hillside, probably near Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. A tree bends into the right midground.
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Central City, Colo.

    • The Central City public high school stands in front of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in the right background of this view of Central City, Colorado, looking east toward Mountain City in the distance. Snow lightly covers the rooftops of buildings as...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.;
    • [1899?]
    • Central City, Colo.

    • The St. Aloysius Academy, a Catholic boarding school, stands on Gunnell Hill in Central City, Colorado. Dirt roads lead back to a mine shafthouse on the hill in the right midground. Additional mine shafthouses dot the hills surrounding the city....
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.;
    • [between 1899 and 1910?]
    • Central City, Colorado 1900

    • piles of tailings dot the hills in the distance. Several cars are parked on Eureka Street.; Tall buildings line Main Street in Central City, Colorado, in the midground. The C. W. Knox Machinery Co. is in the right foreground. A portion of St....
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [1939?]
    • View south from Nigger Hill, Central City, 1900 (Lake #9)

    • Several mines dot the hillside in the distance in this view taken from Barney Ford Hill (formerly called "Nigger Hill") in Central City, Colorado. Piles of tailings stand next to several of the shafthouses in Gilpin County.
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • View south from Nigger Hill, June, 1899

    • Several mines dot the hillside in the distance in this view taken from Barney Ford Hill (formerly called "Nigger Hill") in Central City, Colorado. Piles of tailings stand next to several of the shafthouses in Gilpin County. A small group of houses...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [1899?]
    • Gregory Gulch, Central City, Colorado

    • Several houses stand along a dirt road in Gregory Gulch in Gilpin County, Colorado. The gulch was named after John H. Gregory, who first discovered gold in Colorado in 1859. The cut in the hillside shows the vein Gregory followed in search of...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Gregory Gulch, Central City, Colorado

    • mines. In the right foreground, the building with a band of arches on its facade was the grocery and provisions store owned by Fred Kruse and founded by Belden & Company during the area's mining heyday.; Two dirt roads intersect in the foreground...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Commodore Mines Creede, Colo.

    • A miner on horseback poses on the road to the shafthouses of the Commodore Mines near Creede (Mineral County), Colorado. Buckets on the aerial tramway are nearby.
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    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Saratoga Mine shaft houses

    • View of three shafthouses and tailing piles of the Saratoga Mine near Idaho Springs (Clear Creek County), Colorado.
    • Eaton, E. A.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Caribou Mine (L#173)

    • Caribou Mine stands in the background in this view near Nederland in Boulder County, Colorado. The silver mine was reportedly discovered in 1864. Silver ingots produced from the mine and valued at about $13,000 were used to pave the street in front...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Blackhawk, Colorado 1860-1869

    • and built in 1863. The Blackhawk schoolhouse was built in the lot next to the church in 1870. Mine shafthouses line the hill in the background and above the church.; The Commission House, a wholesale and retail grocery store, stands adjacent to a...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.;
    • [between 1899 and 1920?]
    • Last Chance Mine Amethyst Mine

    • View of the shafthouses and aerial tramway of the Last Chance and Amethyst Mines near Creede (Mineral County), Colorado.
    • Clark's Studio.
    • 1892
    • Central City, Colo., streets, Eureka

    • A person rides a horse in the snow on the upper portion of Eureka Street in Central City, Colorado. Another person walks in a path worn into the snow at the side of the road. Houses line the dirt street at the bottom of Gunnell Hill. Several mine...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.;
    • [1899?]
    • Caribou, Colo. early mine machinery 1941

    • View of abandoned sheds, tailings piles, and mine shafthouses near Caribou, Boulder County, Colorado. Fragmented cumulus clouds fill the sky.
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [1941?]
    • Wild Horse Gold Mine- Altman

    • View of the Wild Horse Mine works near Altman (Teller County), Colorado. Shows cabins, shafthouses, and tailings.
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    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Caribou, Colo. Mines

    • 1870s when rich ore was plentiful in the surrounding hills.; Three women stand on a hillside below the Caribou Mine near Caribou, a mining district in Boulder County, Colorado. A fourth person sits on a tree stump in the right midground. Additional...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Illinois Gulch (L#18)

    • Several mine shafthouses dot the hillside near Illinois Gulch, a mining district near Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. Small shrubs stand in the foreground.
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [between 1899 and 1920?]
    • Central City, Colorado 1900-

    • in the right foreground. Houses line the streets in the background. Mine shafthouses dot the hills in the distance.; St. Mary's Catholic Church stands on Pine Street in the left midground in Central City, Colorado. The Teller House is in the center...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.;
    • [between 1899 and 1900?]
    • Russell Gulch, Colorado

    • A railroad track, possibly for the Gilpin Tramway, runs from the left foreground into Russell Gulch, about two miles south of Central City, Colorado. The gulch was named for William Green Russell, one of the first to discover gold in the area in...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.;
    • [between 1899 and 1910?]
    • East slope of [Be]acon Hill

    • View of the shafthouses and tailings of the Gold Dollar Mine near Beacon Hill (Teller County), Colorado.
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    • February 10, 1901
    • Central City, Colorado 1890-1899

    • foreground on Main Street. Houses line the streets in the background. Mine shafthouses dot the hills in the distance.; St. Mary's Catholic Church stands on Pine Street in the left midground in Central City, Colorado. The Teller House is in the left...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.;
    • [between 1899 and 1900?]
    • Central City, Colorado. 1860-1869 (Prints)

    • Central City, Colorado, is shown during its early days in the 1860's in this view. John H. Gregory first discovered gold in the Gregory Diggings in 1859 which started the gold rush to the area. Buildings line the dirt streets of the mining town,...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.;
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Mining, Gilpin County

    • Several mine shafthouses stand on the hillside in the right midground, probably near Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. Large piles of tailings stand near the buildings. Three thin trees with bare branches stand in the left foreground. A...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [between 1899 and 1920?]
    • Mining, Gilpin County

    • The Avon Gold Mining Company stands on the side of a lightly snow-covered hill in Gilpin County, Colorado. A tall smokestack protrudes from the roof of the shafthouse. A railroad track winds through the foreground. Additional mine shafthouses dot...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Upper Russell Gulch

    • Mine shafthouses and piles of tailings dot the hillside in upper Russell Gulch in Gilpin County, Colorado. The gulch is named for William Green Russell, one of the first discoverers of gold in the area.
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • View of Bobtail Hill, Gilpin Co., Colo.

    • View of Bobtail Hill in Black Hawk (Gilpin County), Colorado. Wood frame residences are in the gulch below mines. Shows mining shafthouses and tailing dumps. Signs read: "The Americus Gold M & M Co." and "Fisk."
    • Thomas, A. M., photographer.
    • [between 1895 and 1901?]
    • Chase Gulch and Quartz Valley

    • Mine shafthouses dot the side of Quartz Hill in Chase Gulch near Central City, Colorado. Small trees and large rocks stand in the foreground.
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.;
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Sangre De Christo [sic] Range from Bull Hill

    • Panorama view from Bull Hill, Teller County, Colorado, shows slopes covered with mines, tailing dumps, wood frame structures, headframes, shafthouses, ore cart tracks and criss-crossing dirt roads with snow capped Sangre De Cristo Range in...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1890 and 1920]
    • Ward, Colo. from high road

    • View of Ward (Boulder County), Colorado. A church steeple, mine shafthouses, and tailings are in the town. Light snow covers the ground.
    • Fick, William L.
    • 1938
    • Mines above Nevadaville, Colo.

    • View of the flume and shafthouses of mines near Nevadaville (Gilpin County), Colorado. Miners' cabins and a dirt road are nearby.
    • Fick, William L.
    • 1940
    • Sangre De Christo [sic] Range from Bull Hill

    • Left side of panorama view from Bull Hill, Teller County, shows slope covered with mines, tailing dumps, wood frame structures, headframes, shafthouses, ore cart tracks and criss-crossing dirt roads with snow capped Sangre De Cristo Range in...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1890 and 1920]

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