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    • Flume construction

    • View of a flume under construction probably near Georgetown in Clear Creek County, Colorado. Shows a wooden structure constructed in a trench with an open top built to supply water to an ore mill. A shovel and a pick are near the flume.
    • Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Flumes.; Mining.; Ore industry.
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    • Flume construction

    • View of a flume under construction probably near Georgetown in Clear Creek County, Colorado. Shows a wooden structure constructed in a trench with an open top. An ore mill and an aerial tramway are in the distance near the entrance to a narrow...
    • Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Aerial tramways.; Flumes.; Mills.; MIning.; Ore industry.
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    • Pressure box no. 2, U.S. Gold Placers no. 32

    • Men sit on a wooden pressure box at the end of a flume used for hydraulic mining by the U.S. Gold Placers Company, near the San Miguel River in Montrose or San Miguel County, Colorado. A building and tents are in the valley in the distance.
    • United States Gold Placers, Ltd.--1880-1890.; Flumes.; Hydraulic mining.; Mining equipment.
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    • U.S. Gold Placers no. 6, San Miguel River, building flume

    • Men pose beside a partially constructed wooden flume used in hydraulic mining by the United States Gold Placers company near the San Miguel River in Montrose or San Miguel County, Colorado. Stacks of lumber are near the flume.
    • United States Gold Placers, Ltd.--1880-1890.; San Miguel River (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Construction workers.; Construction.; Flumes.; Hydraulic mining.; Rivers.
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    • U.S. Gold Placers no. 2, looking down

    • View of a U.S. Gold Placers company flume beside the San Miguel River in Montrose or San Miguel County, Colorado. Wooden timbers form a square water trough used to transport water for hydraulic mining. Excess water pours from a hand gate in the...
    • United States Gold Placers, Ltd.--1880-1890.; San Miguel River (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Flumes.; Gold mining.; Hydraulic mining.; Rivers.
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    • U.S. Gold placer no. 6, San Miguel River : building flume

    • 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.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Hand gate of placer works Dallas, Colo.

    • View of a Wooden pressure box and hand gate on a flume on a hillside near Dallas in Ouray County, Colorado. Wooden timbers form a square water trough used to transport water for hydraulic mining. The hand gate is used to release water from the...
    • Dallas (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Ouray County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Flumes.; Gold mining.; Hydraulic mining.; Rivers.
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    • Flume for hydraulic mining near Leadville, Colo.

    • View of a flume, used to supply water for hydraulic mining, on a hillside probably near Leadville, in Lake County, Colorado. The wooden structure has log uprights.
    • Lake County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Flumes.; Hydraulic mining.
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    • Flume for hydraulic mining near Leadville, Colo.

    • View of a wooden flume used to supply water for hydraulic mining, on a hillside probably near Leadville, in Lake County, Colorado. The structure has log uprights. Shows rock formations.
    • Lake County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Flumes.; Hydraulic mining.
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    • Concrete lined Vallejos Ditch, San Luis Valley, Colorado

    • View of the recently completed, concrete lined, Vallejos Ditch after a USDA special improvement project to improve the Vallejos Ditch system for San Pablo (Costilla County), Colorado. An automobile is parked near the irrigation ditch. The snow...
    • Sangre de Cristo Mountains (Colo. and N.M.)--1960-1970.; Vallejos Ditch (Colo.)--1960-1970.; San Pablo (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Irrigation canals & flumes.; Irrigation canals and flumes--San Pablo--Pictorial works.; Sangre de Cristo Mountains (Colo....
    • [1965]
    • Cerro completed before flood

    • View of the Cerro Ditch in an arroyo or river bed in Costilla County, Colorado. A headgate, trees and hills are in the distance.
    • Costilla County (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Cerro Ditch (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Irrigation canals & flumes.; Irrigation canals and flumes--Colorado--Costilla County--Pictorial works.; Costilla County (Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Cerro Ditch (Colo.)--Pictorial...
    • 1960?
    • Vallejos Ditch headgate construction

    • View of the construction of a headgate for the Vallejos Ditch (1854), part of the Ditch No.5, USDA Special Improvement Project for the Vallejos Ditch irrigation system, in San Pablo (Costilla County), Colorado. Two men work near a wooden concrete...
    • San Pablo (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Vallejos Ditch (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Irrigation canals & flumes.; Construction.; Hispanic Americans--Colorado--Pictorial works.; Irrigation canals and flumes--Colorado--San Pablo--Design and construction--Pictorial...
    • 1965
    • Bill Moreno irrigates his crops

    • Hispanic American Bill Moreno irrigates his field in San Luis (Costilla County), Colorado. He stands beside an irrigation ditch and uses rubber hoses to siphon water out of the ditch. He wears a cowboy hat, a plaid shirt and holds a shovel. Trees...
    • Hispanic Americans--1970-1980.; Mexican Americans--1970-1980.; San Luis (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Irrigation.; Agriculture.; Farmers.; Irrigation canals & flumes.; Moreno, Bill--Pictorial works.; Hispanic Americans--Colorado--Pictorial works.; Mexican...
    • [1970?]
    • Vallejos Ditch headgate construction

    • View of the construction of a headgate for the Vallejos Ditch (1854), part of the Ditch No.5, USDA Special Improvement Project for the Vallejos Ditch irrigation system, in San Pablo (Costilla County), Colorado. Two men work near a wooden concrete...
    • San Pablo (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Vallejos Ditch (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Irrigation canals & flumes.; Construction.; Irrigation canals and flumes--Colorado--San Pablo--Design and construction--Pictorial works.; San Pablo (Colo.)--Pictorial works.;...
    • 1965
    • Concrete lined Vallejos Ditch, Costilla County, Colorado

    • View of the concrete lined Vallejos Ditch, after the USDA. Ditch no. 5 Special Improvement Project for the Vallejos Ditch system in San Pablo (Costilla County), Colorado. Shows a headgate in the irrigation ditch. Sagebrush and pinon covered hills...
    • Sangre de Cristo Mountains (Colo. and N.M.)--1960-1970.; Vallejos Ditch (Colo.)--1960-1970.; San Pablo (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Irrigation canals & flumes.; Irrigation canals and flumes--Colorado--San Pablo--Pictorial works.; Sangre de Cristo Mountains...
    • [1965]
    • Headgate opening ceremony, Vallejos Ditch Project

    • Two men open the headgates at a ceremony to celebrate the completion of the Vallejos Ditch System, Ditch No.5, a USDA Special Improvement Project in San Pedro (Costilla County), Colorado. Four men look on, George G. Romero is second from the right,...
    • San Pedro (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Vallejos Ditch (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Irrigation canals & flumes.; Romero, George G.--Pictorial works.; Hispanic Americans--Colorado--Pictorial works.; Mexican Americans--Colorado--Pictorial works.; Irrigation canals...
    • 1965
    • Vallejos Ditch before improvements

    • Hispanic American George G. Romero kneels beside the Vallejos Ditch near an old headgate, prior to the USDA Ditch no. 5 Special Improvement Project for the Vallejos Ditch System, in San Pablo (Costilla County), Colorado. Shows graded earth beside...
    • San Pablo (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Vallejos Ditch (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Irrigation canals & flumes.; Construction.; Romero, George G.--Pictorial works.; Hispanic Americans--Colorado--Pictorial works.; Mexican Americans--Colorado--Pictorial works.;...
    • 1965?

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