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    • Ute-Ulay Lake City

    • Miners pose with sledgehammers and dies near the powerhouse of the Ute Ulay Group Mine near Lake City (Hinsdale County), Colorado. A flatbed mine car is nearby.
    • Dean, Frank E., photographer.
    • [between 1883 and 1889]
    • Flood up Bear Creek

    • Men pose beside a log balanced on a large rock in Bear Creek Canyon (Jefferson County), Colorado. A sign on the log reads: "If You Knew How This Log Come Here [sic] You Would Camp On High Ground." The men on the rock have sledgehammers, probably to...
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    • 1895?
    • Men at dam (L#183)

    • A group of men working to build a small dam, probably in Colorado, take a break to pose for an informal photograph. The men stand on thick logs and large rocks, some holding sledgehammers and axes. A dog stands in front of the group. A small pool...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.;
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Blue Bell Tunnel Squaw Gulch

    • Miners pose with sledgehammers and mallets by a wheelbarrow at the entrance to the Blue Bell Mine near Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado.
    • Colorado Midland Railway Company.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Miners with candles

    • Men stand and pose inside a mine tunnel in the Anchoria Leland Mine near Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado. The miners wear work clothes and caps or hats and hold candles and sledgehammers. Probably Earl (or Charles W.) Howbert, the mine...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1895 and 1900?]
    • Quarry at Wilson's Spur, Frying Pan

    • Workers stand near a mule-drawn rail car loaded with cut stone at Wilson's Spur on the Colorado Midland Railway in Eagle County, Colorado. Shows an ax, a chisel, sledgehammers, and other tools. Workmen are in the distance. The Fryingpan River and a...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Main cut, Racine Boy (?) mine, Silver Cliff, Custer County

    • View of miners standing in front of the main cut for the Racine Boy mine, Silver Creek (Custer County), Colorado. They are using wheelbarrows, pickaxes, and sledgehammers.
    • Emery, C. E. (Charles E.)
    • [between 1880 and 1890]
    • Stake drivers

    • A group of men works to pound a large, log stake into the ground to support the large tent for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The men stand in a circle and take turns pounding a stake with sledgehammers. Two men stand slightly apart from the group...
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    • [1901?]
    • The top going up, Stake drivers at left, Big White at right

    • Men use sledgehammers to drives stakes into the ground for tent setup at Buffalo Bill's Wild Show. A portion of the large tent canopy is raised in the right and left background. Other workers walk through the area that will become the arena....
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    • [1901?]
    • Tent crew

    • A group of workers is gathered in the foreground holding sledgehammers. The men are members of the tent crew for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. They all wear work clothes and some wear suspenders. Numerous horseback riders are in the background...
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    • [1901?]
    • Old Excelsior Mine

    • Miners pose with sledgehammers near a building at the Excelsior Mine near Lake City (Hinsdale County), Colorado.
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    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Extension of ditch for Gold Queen Placers

    • Miners work on what is identified as a Gold Queen placer ditch, probably near the San Miguel River (Montrose County or San Miguel County) Colorado. Men pose on piles of gravel on a hillside and carry pickaxes, shovels, and sledgehammers.
    • Goodman, Charles, d. 1912.
    • [between 1886 and 1895?]
    • Work crew

    • Men gather around a pile of shovels and sledgehammers at a Work Projects Administration (WPA) sponsored road construction site in Colorado. The men wear coats, jackets, hats, caps and gloves.
    • United States. Federal Works Agency.
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    • Men with sledgehammers

    • Young men, members of the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, pose near a circus tent in Long Beach (Los Angeles County), California. Three of the men hold sledge hammers. A man in the group ties the end of a rope while other work...
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    • [between 1910 and 1917?]

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