Men work on a flume for a U.S. Gold Placers mining operation beside the San Miguel River in Montrose or San Miguel County, Colorado. The workmen pose near a wooden flume that is under construction. Shows piles of lumber.
San Miguel River (Colo.-Utah)--1880-1890.; Construction.; Flumes.; Gold mining.; Hydraulic mining.; Laborers.; Rivers.
Men pose near monitor nozzles probably for a U.S. Gold Placers mining operation near the San Miguel River in Montrose County or San Miguel County, Colorado. Piles of large rocks anchor the nozzles and the water pipe that supplies the monitors.