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    • Marshall Basin Mines

    • View of mines in Marshall Basin including large tailing piles, a collection of office buildings, mill buildings, and tents near timberline, San Miguel County, Colorado.
    • Basins (Geology)--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.; Marshall Basin (Colo.)--1880-1900.; San Miguel County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Mine buildings--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.; Tailing...
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Farncomb Hill from the north

    • View of mine buildings and tailing sites on Farncomb Hill near Breckenridge (Summit County), Colorado. Mines and workings are identified as Dogtown on Dry Gulch, the Wapiti group, the Boss and Key West workings, the Ontario. Shows Georgia Gulch,...
    • Farncomb Hill (Colo.)--1880-1890.; French Pass (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Georgia Gulch (Summit County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Guyot, Mount (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Summit County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Summit County--1880-1890.
    • [between 1885 and 1890?]
    • Central City, Colorado

    • View of Central City, Colorado, taken from the center of the city looking west. In the foreground is a two-story brick house with a hipped roof and chimney. It sits in front of a row of storefronts, whose roofs are visible in the image. St....
    • Central City (Colo.)--1950-1960.
    • 1953
    • Red Mountain Town, jail

    • View of the ruins of the jail in Red Mountain (Red Mountain Town, Ouray County), Colorado. Two men are near a Jeep station wagon beside the tailing embankments from the National Belle Mine, a collapsed tipple and wooden structures, and a partially...
    • National Belle Mine (Ouray County, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Red Mountain (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Red Mountain--1960-1970.; Abandoned mines--Colorado--Red Mountain--1960-1970.; Jails--Colorado--Red Mountain--1960-1970.;...
    • 1967
    • Site of Arapahoe Bar

    • View of Arapahoe City, (Arapahoe, Arapahoe Bar) pioneer placer mining camp, earliest town in Jefferson County, Colorado, organized in 1858, named for the Arapaho Indians; gold dredging operations in 1904 left tailing dumps on a site along Clear...
    • Gold dredging--Colorado--Arapahoe City--1920-1930.; Arapahoe City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Tailings (Metallurgy)--Colorado--Arapahoe City--1920-1930.
    • July 1928
    • Georgetown, Colorado

    • View northeast over Georgetown, Colorado. The Julius Pohle house is along the road to Silver Plume. Chimney Rock is void of its smokestack. Griffith, Woodchuck and Saxon Mountains are in background. Landmarks include: original Catholic church, Our...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1917]
    • Water supply ditch, So. Platte Dr. Co.

    • View of a ditch that leads to the South Platte Dredging Company hydraulic placer gold mining dredge near Fairplay (Parker County). Gravel tailing piles are nearby and mountains are in the distance. Shows part of the dredge.
    • South Platte Dredging Co.--Equipment & supplies--1930-1950.; Fairplay (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Dredges--Colorado--Fairplay--1930-1950.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Fairplay--1930-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Fairplay--1930-1950.; Tailings...
    • [between 1930 and 1950?]
    • Western Feldspar Milling Co.

    • View of the Western Feldspar Milling Company yard in Denver, Colorado; shows mining ore processing sheds, tailing piles, and freight cars.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Mills--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • [between 1933 and 1939?]
    • Mendota Mine in Silver Plume, Colo.

    • View of the Mendota Mine near Silver Plume (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Shows the shaft house, mine buildings with smoke stacks, and tailing piles.
    • Mendota Mine (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Silver Plume (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Silver Plume--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Silver Plume--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Alma from the east

    • A man in a white shirt, vest and hat leans on a tree stump on a hill above tailing piles and the Middle Fork of the South Platte River, in Alma, (elevation 10,353 feet) in Park County, Colorado. The town, in the background, consists of wood frame...
    • Alma (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Alma--1880-1890.; Mountains--Colorado--1880-1890.
    • [1882]
    • Mine in Gunnison County

    • View of mine buildings and tailing piles at an unidentified mine probably in Gunnison County, Colorado. Mountains are in the distance.
    • Gunnison County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Gunnison County--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Gunnison County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • So. Platte Dr. Co.

    • View of an extended arm and conveyor belt on the South Platte Dredging Company hydraulic placer gold mining dredge near Fairplay (Park County), Colorado. Gravel tailing piles are on the ground at the end of the mechanical arm.
    • South Platte Dredging Co.--Equipment & supplies--1930-1950.; Fairplay (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Conveying systems--Colorado--Fairplay--1930-1950.; Dredges--Colorado--Fairplay--1930-1950.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Fairplay--1930-1950.;...
    • [between 1930 and 1950?]
    • Gold dredge, Breckenridge, Colo

    • View of the Blue River Placer Mining Company (or Continental Mining Company) bucket-line dredging boat, in Breckenridge, Summit County, Colorado. The covered stacker of the hydraulic mine and processing plant extends over tailing piles; a person is...
    • Dredges--Colorado--Breckenridge--1910-1940.; Mining machinery--Colorado--Breckenridge--1910-1940.; Breckenridge (Colo.)--1910-1940.; Gold mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1910-1940.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1910-1940.;...
    • [between 1917 and 1938?]
    • Ore buckets

    • View of a mining operation in (probably) Colorado; shows an aerial tramway, tailing piles, timber cribbing, and ore processing sheds.
    • Tailings embankments--Colorado--1930-1940.; Aerial tramways--Colorado--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--1930-1940.
    • [between 1933 and 1939?]
    • Western Feldspar Milling Co.

    • View of the Western Feldspar Milling Company yard in Denver County, Colorado; shows mining ore processing sheds, tailing piles, wheelbarrows, and a man by a tractor.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Mills--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • [between 1933 and 1939?]
    • Bachelor Mines

    • Bachelor Mine ruins (Ouray County) Colorado, consist of cribbing, frame buildings, and tailing piles.
    • Abandoned mines--Colorado--Ouray County--1900-1920.; Bachelor Mine (Ouray County, Colo.)--1900-1920.; Ouray County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Ouray County--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Inside house at Sneffels

    • Interior view of bay and rectangular windows in an abandoned house in Sneffels (Ouray County), Colorado. The windows have no glass. Shows a wall of quarter-sawn wood and ceiling joists. Tailing piles, a trail and trees show through the windows.
    • Sneffels (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Sneffels--1960-1970.; Houses--Colorado--Sneffels--1960-1970.; Interiors--Colorado--Sneffels--1960-1970.; Mining--Colorado--Sneffels--1960-1970.; Tailings...
    • 1967
    • Ore buckets on cable

    • View of a mining operation in (possibly) Colorado; shows an aerial tramway, ore buckets, tailing piles, tree stumps, and frame sheds.
    • Tailings embankments--Colorado--1930-1940.; Aerial tramways--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Bachelor Mine and mill

    • The Bachelor Mine (Ouray County) Colorado, consists of mining ore processing sheds, ore car tracks, and tailing piles.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Ouray County--1900-1910.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Ouray County--1900-1910.; Bachelor Mine (Ouray County, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Ouray County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Ouray County--1900-1910.;...
    • 1900
    • Anaconda, Colo. looking N. E.

    • View northeast across Ananconda, Teller County, Colorado, of several camps including Squaw Gulch, Mound City, and Barry nestled in valley below Gold Hill; features wood frame gabled houses, log cabins, false fronts, and a smelter lining the dirt...
    • Anaconda (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Streets--Colorado--Anaconda--1890-1900.
    • [1899]
    • Saratoga Mine shaft houses

    • View of three shafthouses and tailing piles of the Saratoga Mine near Idaho Springs (Clear Creek County), Colorado.
    • Idaho Springs (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Saratoga Mine (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Anaconda, Colo.

    • View northeast across Ananconda, Teller County, Colorado, shows a town of several camps including Squaw Gulch, Mound City, and Barry nestled in valley below Gold Hill. Wood frame gabled houses, log cabins, false fronts, and a smelte fill the...
    • Anaconda (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Anaconda--1890-1900.
    • 1975
    • Idaho Springs

    • View of Idaho Springs (Clear Creek County), Colorado; shows Clear Creek, businesses, houses, the Argo Mine, tailing piles, ore cart tracks, Colorado and Southern Railroad tracks, and the Jackson Concentrating Works at the entrance to Chicago Creek...
    • Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Idaho Springs (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1900-1910.; Streams--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Gold dredge in Summit County, Colorado

    • View of a Blue River Placer Mining Company hydraulic placer bucket-line dredge, in the Blue River, Summit County, Colorado. The gold mining vessel and processing plant has a covered stacker extending over tailing piles; mountains are in the...
    • Blue River Placer Mining Company--1920-1930.; Dredges--Colorado--Summit County--1920-1930.; Mining machinery--Colorado--Summit County--1920-1930.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Summit County--1920-1930.; Blue River (Colo. : River)--1920-1930.;...
    • [between 1920 and 1925?]
    • Cresson Mine, buckets to mine

    • Buckets hang on an aerial tramway at the Cresson Mine near Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado. Shows mine buildings, embankments, and tailing piles.
    • Cresson Mine (Teller County, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Teller County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Aerial tramways--Colorado--Teller County--1940-1950.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Teller County--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Teller County--1940-1950.; Tailings...
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Chain of Mines Central City, Colo.

    • View, facing west, of the Chain O'Mines Mill and the abandoned depot of the Colorado and Southern (C&S) submerged in the tailing pond. The Columbia, Fourth of July, Hubert, Ashtabula, and Prize Mines are in the distance. The aerial mine tramway to...
    • Tailings dams--Colorado--Central City--1920-1940.; Central City (Colo.)--1920-1940.; Aerial tramways--Colorado--Central City--1920-1940.; Mills--Colorado--Central City--1920-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1920-1940.; Colorado and Southern...
    • [between 1927 and 1940]
    • Raven Hill from Anaconda, Cripple Crk. Mg. District

    • View of the town of Anaconda and surrounding mines in Teller county, Colorado. View includes Low Line, Mary McKinney (McKinney Mining Company), and Morning Glory mines. Industrial features on the landscape include mine tailings, smelters and ore...
    • Anaconda (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Anaconda--1900-1910.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Anaconda--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Anaconda--1900-1910.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Anaconda--1900-1910.
    • 1904
    • Spring Gulch

    • View of the Colorado Fuel & Iron Company coal camp of Gulch (Spring Gulch) in Pitkin County, Colorado. Smoke rises from the engine of a Colorado Midland Railway Company train. Shows Spring Gulch Mine, a tipple, tailing piles, houses, and industrial...
    • Colorado Fuel and Iron Company--1880-1920.; Colorado Midland Railway Company--1880-1920.; Mining camps--Colorado--Gulch--1880-1920.; Gulch (Colo.)--1880-1920.; Spring Gulch Mine (Pitkin County, Colo.)--1880-1920.; Coal...
    • [between 1888 and 1916?]
    • Silver Plume showing mines

    • View of Silver Plume (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Shows tailing piles on Republican Mountain from the Pelican Dives, Upper Dives, Baxter, Josephine and Eaglebird mines, residences, Pelican Road, and Clear Creek.
    • Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1880-1900.; Silver Plume (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Silver Plume--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Silver Plume--1880-1900.; Streams--Colorado--Silver Plume--1880-1900.; Tailings...
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Globe Smelter

    • View of Globe Smelter at 52nd (Fifty-second), Logan, and Washington Streets in Denver, Colorado. Men work in the yard. Shows brick masonry buildings, furnaces, tall smelter chimneys, ladders, tailing piles, and carts. Several large ore crucibles...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--1880-1920.; Globe Smelter--1880-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1880-1920.; Railroad freight cars--Colorado--Denver--1880-1920.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Denver--1880-1920.; Smelters--Colorado--Denver--1880-1920.
    • [between 1889 and 1920?]
    • Alice, view looking southwest

    • Southwest across Alice, in Clear Creek County, Colorado is one of the largest mining camps in the Fall River valley below Saint (St.) Mary's Glacier, settled in the early 1880s. Widely scattered ruins of the small boom town include mines and...
    • Alice (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Alice--1910-1920.
    • 1911
    • View of Goldfield, Cripple Creek District

    • View of Goldfield, Teller County, Colorado, shows log structures, wood frame houses, some with laundry hung on lines, others under construction. The Midland Terminal Railway, Florence and Cripple Creek District and the Golden Circle railroads show...
    • Goldfield (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Construction--Colorado--Goldfield--1900-1910.; Log buildings--Colorado--Goldfield--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1905]
    • Fluorspar Mill, 4UR Ranch

    • View of the abandoned Colorado Fluorspar Company Mine and mill on the 4UR ranch in Wagon Wheel Gap (Mineral County), Colorado. Shows a tailing pile, ore house and deteriorated wooden buildings. Corrugated metal buildings are next to the mill. Goose...
    • 4UR Ranch (Wagon Wheel, Colo.)--2000-2010.; Colorado Fluorspar Company Mine (Mineral County, Colo.)--2000-2010.; Wagon Wheel Gap (Colo.)--2000-2010.; Abandoned mines.; Mills.; Ore industry.; 4UR Ranch (Wagon Wheel, Colo.)--Pictorial works.;...
    • 2009
    • Jessie Mine and Mill

    • View of the Jessie Mine and Mill, near Breckenridge, Summit County, Colorado; shows gold mining processing facilities with a smokestack, tailing piles, and ore car tracks.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Breckenridge--1880-1900.; Breckenridge (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Mills--Colorado--Breckenridge--1880-1900.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Breckenridge--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Rosita

    • View over Rosita, Custer County, Colorado, shows frame dwellings, businesses, fenced yards, mining sheds and tailing piles on hill slopes.
    • Rosita (Colo.)--1870-1890.
    • [between 1875 and 1881?]
    • Alma, Park Co.

    • View west of Alma, (10,353 feet) Park County, Colorado, includes large tailing dumps from placer and hydraulic dredge mining above the Middle Fork of the South Platte River; shows frame residences, commercial buildings on main street, and ruins of...
    • Alma (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Mining--Colorado--Alma--1920-1930.
    • [1929]
    • King Lease - Camp Bird Mine looking north toward Ouray

    • Mining sheds and ore car trestles are among tailing piles at Camp Bird Mine (Ouray County), Colorado.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Camp Bird--1900-1920.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Camp Bird--1900-1920.; Camp Bird (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Camp Bird Mine (Ouray County, Colo.)--1900-1920.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Camp Bird--1900-1920.;...
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Nevadaville, Colo

    • View northwest over Nevadaville, Gilpin County, Colorado, shows log dwellings, commercial buildings (some with external stone fireplaces), privies, wood and tailing piles, and Main Street. Continental Divide is in the background.
    • Nevadaville (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Streets--Colorado--Nevadaville--1860-1870.
    • [between 1860 and 1865?]
    • Looking north east over Geo. Town

    • View from Leavenworth Mountain northeast toward Georgetown, Colorado. A man wearing a cap, jacket, and white scarf stands on the slope looking over the town. Landmarks include: original Catholic church, Our Lady of Laurdes with the Catholic school,...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1917]
    • Dredges in Swan River Valley capacity of 8000 yds of gold bearing gravel daily

    • Hydraulic placer gold dredge, in Summit County, Colorado; shows the gantry, tail sluices, processing sheds, and the stacker extending over mine tailing piles. Hills are in the background.
    • Dredges--Colorado--Summit County--1890-1910.; Mining machinery--Colorado--Summit County--1890-1910.; Summit County (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Gold mining--Colorado--Summit County--1890-1910.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Summit County--1890-1910.;...
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Emmett Mine, Leadville

    • A Colorado National Guardsman stands on a hill and looks over the Emmett Mine in Leadville (Lake County), Colorado. The soldier guards the mining property during a labor dispute between mine owners and miners who belonged to the Western Federation...
    • Colorado. National Guard.--1890-1900.; Western Federation of Miners--Strikes--1890-1900.; Emmett Mine (Lake County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Leadville (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Guards--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.;...
    • 1896
    • Where the spent shale is discharged

    • A man stands near the oil shale processing facility at the Index Shale Oil Company in De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado, Shows a Brown retort, a conveyor belt elevator for tailings, exhaust stacks, and sheds. The Roan Cliffs are in the distance.
    • Index Oil Shale Company--1920-1930.; Oil-shale industry--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; De Beque (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Conveying systems--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--De Beque--1920-1930.; Petroleum...
    • 1922
    • Gold Pan pit showing timbering

    • Evans Gold Pan placer mine, in Summit County, Colorado, is an open pit with timbering, a hydraulic elevator platform, stacker, processing sheds, and tailing piles. Miners work with a crane and jets of water by cribs at the bottom.
    • Tailings embankments--Colorado--Summit County--1880-1890.; Summit County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gold mining--Colorado--Summit County--1880-1890.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Summit County--1880-1890.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Summit...
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Alma, Colo.

    • View east along a street busy with people and automobiles in Alma, (10,353 feet) Park County, Colorado, includes wood frame businesses, the post office, a grocery, and "Bargain Spot, Denver Prices." Tailing waste shows in background.
    • Alma (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Mining--Colorado--Alma--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930]
    • Animas Forks, Colorado

    • View of the bustling camp of Animas Forks in the Animas River valley, (11,300 feet) San Juan County, Colorado; includes walled tents, wood frame gable structures, log cabins and a few false fronts; large tailing dumps from hydraulic mining along...
    • Animas Forks (Colo.)--1870-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Animas Forks--1870-1890.
    • [between 1877 and 1885]
    • Scene at Altman, the Cripple Creek District

    • View of the lower edge of Altman with the Isabella Mine below, Teller County, Colorado, includes a slope covered with small log cabins, wood frame residences, outhouses, sheds, smelters, mines, and tailing dumps. The narrow gauge Golden Circle...
    • Altman (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Log cabins--Colorado--Altman--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Altman--1900-1910.
    • 1900
    • Idaho Springs

    • View of (probably) Idaho Springs (Clear Creek County), Colorado; shows houses, hills, Clear Creek, mine processing sheds, tailing piles, and settling ponds. The natatorium and schoolhouse are among town buildings.
    • Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1880-1900.; Idaho Springs (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1880-1890.; Streams--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • So. Platte Drg. Co.

    • View of the South Platte Dredging Company hydraulic placer gold mining dredge probably near Fairplay (Park County), Colorado. Shows dredge equipment, tailing piles, and hose.
    • South Platte Dredging Co.--Equipment & supplies--1930-1950.; Fairplay (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Dredges--Colorado--Fairplay--1930-1950.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Fairplay--1930-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Fairplay--1930-1950.
    • [between 1930 and 1950?]
    • French Gulch dredge

    • Hydraulic placer gold mining dredge remains in French Gulch, Breckenridge, Summit County, Colorado, consist of the hull and gantry; tailing piles edge the water.
    • Tailings embankments--Colorado--Breckenridge--1980-1990.; Breckenridge (Colo.)--1980-1990.; French Gulch (Summit County, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Gold mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1980-1990.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1980-1990.;...
    • 1981

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