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    • Illinois gulch (?)

    • A group of miners with shovels and pitch forks work on a system of sluices possibly in Illinois Gulch, Gilpin County, Colorado. Shows cabins, tents, sign on a business reads: "Star & Johnson, Sterling Industry Wholesale Dealers."
    • Sluices--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Gold mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Flume near Idaho Springs

    • View of a wooden flume at probably a placer mine on Chicago Creek near Idaho Springs in Clear Creek County, Colorado. Shows a timber foot bridge over the creek, log cabins and tailings piles.
    • Chicago Creek (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Flumes--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1860-1870.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1860-1870.; Streams--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Steven's Hydraulic Mines, near Oro City

    • Miners stand near Steven's Hydraulic Mine near Oro City (Leadville), Lake County, Colorado. The men use a hydraulic nozzle or monitor to spray water into the mine pit.
    • Oro City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Oro City--1870-1880.; Miners--Colorado--Oro City--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Oro City--1870-1880.
    • 1877
    • Gold Run pit

    • View of Gold Run hydraulic placer gold mine, near Breckenridge, Summit County, Colorado; shows miners, monitor nozzles, water jets, sluices, pipes, and electrical power poles.
    • Sluices--Colorado--Breckenridge--1870-1880.; Breckenridge (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Gold mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1870-1880.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1870-1880.; Miners--Colorado--Breckenridge--1870-1880.;...
    • 1879
    • Early placer mining Breckenridge Colo

    • View of a hydraulic gold mine in Breckenridge, Summit County, Colorado; shows eroded embankments, falling water, jets of water from "monitor" nozzles, sluices, flumes, a crane, and miners. Mountains are in the background.
    • Sluices--Colorado--Breckenridge--1880-1890.; Breckenridge (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Flumes--Colorado--Breckenridge--1880-1890.; Gold mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1880-1890.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1880-1890.;...
    • 1880?
    • Index to Colorado Mining Directory: First Edition 1883

    • Index to mines within Colorado. Information is arranged alphabetically by Mine name, with the county it is located in.
    • Mines and mineral industries--Colorado--Directories.; Mines and mineral resources--Colorado--Directories.;
    • 1883
    • Alma, Colo. placer mining

    • Miners work inside a gold placer mine pit with a hydraulic nozzle (monitor) and a crane, Summit County, Colorado.
    • Alma (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gold mining--Colorado--Alma--1880-1890.; Hydraulic Mining--Colorado--Alma--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Alma--1880-1890.
    • 1885
    • Placer mining Alma Placer Park Co, Colo

    • View of the Alma Placer, a hydraulic gold mine in Park County, Colorado; shows eroded embankments, a crane, and miners using monitors to aim jets of water.
    • Alma Placer (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Park County (Colo.); Hoisting machinery--Park County--1880-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Park County--1880-1900.; Miners--Park County--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Park County--1880-1900.
    • 1887
    • Camp at Fall Creek, Colo.

    • Men, women, and children pose beside tents at a camp at what is identified as Fall Creek, possibly in Montrose County or San Miguel County, Colorado. Women sit and wear dresses with knife-pleated hems and hold wide-brimmed straw hats wrapped with...
    • Camping--Colorado--1880-1890.; Families--Colorado--1880-1890.; Horses--Colorado--1880-1890.; Streams--Colorado--1880-1890.; Tents--Colorado--1880-1890.
    • 1888 May
    • Sluice box - placer mining in the hills

    • Miners use a sluice box for hydraulic gold placer mining, in South Dakota.
    • Sluices--South Dakota--1880-1890.; Hydraulic mining--South Dakota--1880-1890.; Miners--South Dakota--1880-1890.; Mining equipment--South Dakota--1880-1890.; Mining--South Dakota--1880-1890.
    • 1889
    • We have it rich. Washing and panning gold, Rockerville, Dak. Old timers

    • Miners use a gold pan and sluice for hydraulic gold placer mining, in Rockerville, Pennington County, South Dakota. They are: Spriggs, Lamb (by dog), and Dillon.
    • Sluices--South Dakota--Rockerville--1880-1890.; Rockerville (S D)--1880-1890.; Hydraulic mining--South Dakota--Rockerville--1880-1890.; Miners--South Dakota--Rockerville--1880-1890.; Mining equipment--South Dakota--Rockerville--1880-1890.;...
    • 1889
    • Flume on Cliff 400 feet above river, Montrose Placer Mining Company

    • View of the Montrose Placer Mining Company flume, in Montrose County, Colorado, under construction. A man is by stacked lumber; the Dolores Creek is below, at the bottom of sandstone cliffs. The water was used for hydraulic gold mining.
    • Dolores Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Flumes--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.
    • 1890
    • Panning gold at Cripple Creek

    • Men watch a miner use a pan for hydraulic placer gold mining in Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado.
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Gold mining--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • 1891
    • Old Abe gold mine, Judge John Hewitt with beard, White Oaks, N. M.

    • Miners, including Judge John Hewitt, pose with hydraulic drills in a tunnel of the Old Abe gold mine, White Oaks, New Mexico. It is said to be the deepest dry mine in the world.
    • Old Abe Mine (Lincoln County, N.M.)--1890-1900.; White Oaks (N.M.)--1890-1900.; Drilling & boring machinery--New Mexico--White Oaks--1890-1900.; Gold mining--New Mexico--White Oaks--1890-1900.; Miners--New Mexico--White Oaks--1890-1900.;...
    • 1893
    • View in La Plata Mountains at Sparticus Placer Camp Colo.

    • View of a placer mining tent camp in the mountains of La Plata County, Colorado.
    • Mining camps--Colorado--La Plata County--1890-1900.; La Plata County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--La Plata County--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--La Plata County--1890-1900.; Tents--Colorado--La Plata County--1890-1900.
    • 1893
    • Golconda extension placer mine, La Plata Mountains, Colo.

    • View of the Golconda Group Mine in Summitville, Rio Grande County, Colorado. Shows wood plank building, log cabin, and tent. A sluice box sits in an excavated trench. Men are in the distance.
    • Golconda Group Mine (Rio Grande County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Summitville (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Summitville--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Summitville--1890-1900.; Sluices--Colorado--Summitville--1890-1900.
    • 1893
    • Golconda placer mine, La Plata Mountains, Colo.

    • View of the Golconda Group Mine near Summitville in Rio Grand County, Colorado. A sluice box sits in an excavated trench. Men work near the trench. Mount Hesperus (Hesperus Mountain) is in the distance.
    • Golconda Group Mine (Rio Grande County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hesperus Mountain (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Summitville (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Summitville--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Summitville--1890-1900.;...
    • 1893
    • Headquarters of the Happy Valley Placer Company, Eldorado camp

    • Men and boys stand or sit beside a horse-drawn buggy and a log cabin, possibly the home of John H. Kemp, in Eldora (Eldorado) in the Grand Island Mining District of Boulder County, Colorado. Men beside a wooden fence are identified left to right...
    • Happy Valley Placer Company (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Eldora (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Boys--Colorado--Eldora--1890-1900.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Eldora--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Eldora--1890-1900.; Log...
    • 1895
    • Officer's Bar & Gray Back iron mines Placer, Colo

    • View of Grayback Mining District, in Costilla County, Colorado; shows iron mines and lode veins (1), and Grayback Gulch placers (2). Hydraulic gold mine erosion is in the foreground.
    • Costilla County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Erosion--Colorado--Costilla County--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Costilla County--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Costilla County--1890-1900.
    • 1896
    • Spanish Gulch Costilla County

    • Spanish Gulch gold placer mine, in the Grayback District, Costilla County, Colorado, consists of a stream contained by a wood flume; miners work the area with shovels. A man in the foreground runs a hydraulic "monitor" nozzle with a rock...
    • Costilla County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Spanish Gulch (Costilla County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Flumes--Colorado--Costilla County--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Costilla County--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Costilla County--1890-1900.;...
    • 1896
    • Resting on the bank of Miners Creek, Miners Basin, La Sal Mts, Utah

    • A gold miner squats and dips water from a stream identified as Miners Creek in Miners Basin in the La Sal Mountains, Grand County, Utah. A man with a shovel and a man with a pick are near the creek. Shows a gold washing pan.
    • Grand County (Utah)--1890-1900.; Miners Basin (Grand County, Utah : Valley)--1890-1900.; Gold miners--Utah--Grand County--1890-1900.; Gold mining--Utah--Grand County--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Utah--Grand County--1890-1900.; Mining--Utah--Grand...
    • 1897 Aug. 10
    • Panning gold ore, Miners Basin, La Sal Mts, Utah

    • Miners, one with a shovel, watch a man pan for gold in Miners Basin in the La Sal Mountains, Grand County, Utah. A sign reads, "Miners Basin, Utah, 300 D[?] Ore." Shows a horse and a meadow.
    • Grand County (Utah)--1890-1900.; Miners Basin (Grand County, Utah : Valley)--1890-1900.; Gold miners--Utah--Grand County--1890-1900.; Gold mining--Utah--Grand County--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Utah--Grand County--1890-1900.;...
    • 1897 Aug. 10
    • Miners with monitor nozzle

    • Miners use a monitor nozzle at a Cottonwood Placer Company operation in Montrose County, Colorado.
    • Cottonwood Placer Company--1890-1900.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.
    • 1897 July 16
    • Washing with a hose

    • View of a placer mining operation on a river probably in Montrose County, Colorado. Men use a monitor nozzle to wash the riverbank.
    • Montrose County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.; Rivers--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.
    • 1897 July 16
    • Giant at work Cottonwood Placer Co.

    • View of men from the Cottonwood Placer Company with a monitor nozzle aimed at a riverbank in Montrose County, Colorado .
    • Cottonwood Placer Company--1890-1900.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.; Rivers--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.
    • 1897 July 16
    • Pressure box and pipeline Cottonwood Placer Co.

    • View of a pipeline, mine, and pressure box worked by the Cottonwood Placer Company miners in Montrose County, Colorado.
    • Cottonwood Placer Company--Facilities--1890-1900.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Gold mining--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.;...
    • 1897 July 16
    • Giant at work, Cottonwood Placer Co.

    • Miners use a monitor nozzle at a Cottonwood Placer Company mining operation in Montrose County, Colorado.
    • Cottonwood Placer Company--1890-1900.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.
    • 1897 July 16
    • Carrying a hose

    • Men carry a hose and nozzle on their shoulders in probably Montrose County, Colorado.
    • Montrose County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hoses--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.
    • 1897 July 17
    • Cleaning up ripple [sic] box, Cottonwood Placer Co.

    • Miners for the Cottonwood Placer Company pose in and near a riffle box (sluice) in Montrose County, Colorado. Two men have shovels.
    • Cottonwood Placer Company--People--1890-1900.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.;...
    • 1897 July 18
    • Cleaning up ripple [sic] box, Cottonwood Placer Co.

    • Miners for the Cottonwood Placer Company watch a man clean a riffle box (sluice) in Montrose County, Colorado.
    • Cottonwood Placer Company--People--1890-1900.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Montrose County--1890-1900.;...
    • 1897 July 18

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