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    • Miner at work in Colorado gold mine

    • View of a miner tending a water cooled pneumatic drill in the narrow tunnel of an unidentified gold mine, Colorado. A pickaxe, shovel, and wrench are nearby.
    • Drilling & boring machinery--Colorado--1900-1920.; Gold mining--Colorado--1900-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--1900-1920.; Miners--Colorado--1900-1920.; Mining equipment--Colorado--1900-1920.; Mining--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Coal miners

    • Men stand on a dilapidated ore car trestle bridge near an abandoned coal mine in Colorado.
    • Abandoned mines--Colorado--1900-1920.; Coal mining--Colorado--1900-1920.; Mining--Colorado--1900-1920.; Trestles--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Mine ore cars

    • View of mine ore cars on the tramway at the entrance to an abandoned coal mine in Colorado.
    • Abandoned mines--Colorado--1900-1920.; Mine railroads--Cars--Colorado--1900-1920.; Coal mining--Colorado--1900-1920.; Mining--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1915?]
    • A miner

    • Portrait (standing) of a miner who smokes a pipe and wears a sheepskin jacket, hard hat, and miner's lamp.
    • Miners--Colorado--1900-1920.; Mining equipment--Colorado--1900-1920.; Mining--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1940 and 1960]
    • An old timer panning gold

    • An elderly man placer mines along the banks of an unidentified stream, Colorado.
    • Aged persons--Colorado--1900-1920.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1900-1920.; Mining--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Coal miner

    • A man poses with a pistol on a dilapidated mine ore car trestle bridge near an abandoned coal mine in Colorado.
    • Abandoned mines--Colorado--1900-1920.; Coal mining--Colorado--1900-1920.; Mining--Colorado--1900-1920.; Trestles--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1915]
    • Main entry

    • Miners pose on and near a mine car near the entry to a Colorado mine. Two men wear miners' lamps on their hard hats.
    • Mine railroads--Cars--Colorado--1900-1920.; Miners--Colorado--1900-1920.; Mining equipment--Colorado--1900-1920.; Mining--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Mining

    • View of a concentrating mill in (probably) Colorado; also shows a stream, willows, and tailings.
    • Mills--Colorado--1900-1920.; Mining--Colorado--1900-1920.; Valleys--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Still of the Oil Shale Mining Company for the destructive distillation of oil

    • Men wear suits or suspenders and work clothes and pose beside a smokestack encased by deteriorated brick walls 22 miles outside of De Beque in Mesa County or Garfield County Colorado. An American flag is attached to scaffolding that surrounds an...
    • Oil-shale industry--Colorado--1900-1920.; Oil-shales--Colorado--1900-1920.; Mining--Colorado--1900-1920.; Refineries--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1917?]
    • Buildings mining group standing in front with tram track going inside

    • Outdoor portrait of a group of miners, women, a girl, and dogs near the entrance to a corrugated metal shafthouse in Colorado. Tramway tracks lead into the building.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--1900-1920.; Girls--Colorado--1900-1920.; Miners--Colorado--1900-1920.; Mining--Colorado--1900-1920.; Women--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1909 and 1915?]
    • The Capital mill

    • Two men pose in front of a mill building somewhere in Colorado. The sign over the door reads: "The Capital Mill, only by the Hendrie & Bolthoff M. & S. Co., 19?7."
    • Mills--Colorado--1900-1920.; Mining--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Working on the breast of a tunnel

    • Underground mine shaft or tunnel somewhere in Colorado; miner at end of tunnel with sledge mallet or hammer driving a spike in rock wall; shovel and other long spikes stored at side, candle stuck in wall.
    • Miners--Colorado--1900-1920.; Mining--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1922]
    • Colorado

    • Miners and a dog pose near a mine entrance in Colorado.
    • Miners--Colorado--1900-1920.; Mining--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Caribou, Colorado, 1900-

    • A mining town, possibly Caribou in Boulder County or Mountain City in Gilpin County, Colorado, stands at the base of a hill. A dirt road lined with telegraph or telephone poles runs through the town. Houses stand on both sides of the road. A mine...
    • Roads, Earth--Colorado--1900-1920.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Caribou (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Mountain City (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Houses--Colorado--1900-1920.; Mining--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • The Ice Palace on McClellan Mtn., Argentine Central Ry.

    • View of Ice Palace (abandoned mine shaft) on Mount McClellan, Colorado, reached via Argentine Central Railway. A man in derby hat holds a lit candle with leather gloves inside Ice Palace; his pants are tucked in his boots. Shows beautiful ice...
    • McClellan, Mount (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Ice--Colorado--1900-1920.; Mining--Colorado--1900-1920.; Argentine Central Railway Company.
    • [between 1906 and 1913]
    • Mine timbering

    • Underground in a mine, somewhere in Colorado; extensive timbering done to support shaft or tunnel and corner, three miners with felt hats, and rubber boots; ore cart on track, miners with felt hats, one man with candle and wiring attached to hat...
    • Miners--Colorado--1900-1920.; Mining--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Mine interior, Evergreen Mine

    • Interior view of (possibly) Evergreen Mine (Gilpin County) near Central City, Colorado; shows a miner in hip boots and hardhat with pneumatic machinery, stacks of pipes and sheet metal.
    • Miners--Colorado--1900-1920.; Mining--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Examening [sic] the ore vein

    • Underground in a mine, somewhere in Colorado; two men examining vein at end of tunnel or shaft, support timbers in shaft and extra ones on floor; miners with felt hats, suit jackets and pants tucked in laced up boots holding candles for...
    • Miners--Colorado--1900-1920.; Mining--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Harry Rhoads with others in front of a working mine

    • Six miners and Harry Rhoads pose in front of an unidentified mine tunnel, Colorado. A dog is on the timbers over the door, Rhoads holds a string in his hand to trigger the camera's shutter.
    • Miners--Colorado--1900-1920.; Mining--Colorado--1900-1920.; Photographers--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Workmen on cage

    • Miners wear helmets and headlamps while they pose inside a cage or landing chair inside a mine, possibly in Colorado. A group of men and one woman stand by. Signs read: "In Case of Accident, Fire, Or Danger, Blow 9 Blasts Then Blow Station...
    • Industry--Colorado--1900-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--1900-1920.; Miners--Colorado--1900-1920.; Mining--Colorado--1900-1920.; Women--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Stephens Mine and Tunnel, McClellan Mtn., Argentine Central Ry.

    • McClellan Mountain, Colorado with Stephens Mine and Tunnel (distant foreground, Clear Creek County) viewed via Argentine Central Railway; mine buildings and adit; steep, snow covered ridge.
    • McClellan, Mount (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Mining--Colorado--1900-1920.; Mountains--Colorado--1900-1920.; Argentine Central Railway Company.
    • [between 1906 and 1913]
    • Caribou, Colorado, 1900-

    • A mining town, possibly Caribou in Boulder County or Mountain City in Gilpin County, Colorado, stands at the base of a hill. A dirt road winds through the town. Telegraph or telephone poles and houses line the road. A mine shafthouse stands near a...
    • Roads, Earth--Colorado--1900-1920.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Caribou (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Mountain City (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Mining--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Mts. Evans and Rosalie from turminus[sic] of the Argentine Central Ry.

    • Argentine Central Railway engine number four with two passenger cars facing east at end of narrow gauge track; Colorado; group of sightseers about to enter Ice Palace in old mine; Mount Evans and Mount Rosalie, distant background; Rocky Mountains...
    • Evans, Mount (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Mining--Colorado--1900-1920.; Mountains--Colorado--1900-1920.; Narrow-gage railroads--Colorado--1900-1920.; Railroad cars--Colorado--1900-1920.; Argentine Central Railway Company.
    • [between 1906 and 1913]
    • Gold mining in Colorado

    • Underground view of gold mine somewhere in Colorado; three men inside tunnel or mine shaft, one man operating a winch on a wooden platform with large buckets (metal and wooden); young man standing next to ore cart, ore cart has candle attached to...
    • Gold miners--Colorado--1900-1920.; Gold mining--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Ophir Loop, Silver Bell Mine and Mill

    • The trestle of the Ophir Loop of the Rio Grande Southern Railroad stands in the foreground of this view of the Silver Bell Mine and Mill in southwestern Colorado.
    • Mining--Colorado--1900-1920.; Railroads--Colorado--1900-1920.; Trestles--Colorado--1900-1920.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad.
    • [between 1900 and 1914?]

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