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    • Prospectors, Creede, Colo.

    • A group of prospectors stand on the slope of a hill with their burros and a horse near Creede (Mineral County), Colorado. Some of the burros are packed with tools and equipment. Most of the men wear work clothes and some hold walking sticks in...
    • Hilton, E. F.
    • [between 1890 and 1894?]
    • Prospectors

    • Prospectors pose near the entrance to a mine in Ouray County, Colorado.
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    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Cripple Creek prospectors

    • Prospectors pose near burros with saddle bags in Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado. A nearby sign reads: "Furnished Rooms".
    • Morgan, D. P.
    • [between 1880 and 1890]
    • Group of prospectors

    • A group of prospectors and their burro pose around a campfire and tent on the floor of a steep walled valley.
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    • 1881?
    • The Lick Monument, San Francisco

    • Women in fitted dresses and hats, and men with suits, hats and canes stand at the proposed Lick Monument in Marshall Square, San Francisco (Marin County), California. On a central pedestal, Eureka stands with a shield, in front of the state bear. A...
    • Nichols, H. D.
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    • The Indian war, Deadwood City, Black Hills of Dakota

    • Men are in the street in Deadwood (Deadwood City) in Lawrence County, Dakota Territory (later South Dakota). Prospectors or miners hold pick axes. Signs on frame commercial buildings read: "The Big Horn Store," and "Tailor Shop." A dog is in the...
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    • Del Norte

    • Men walk down an unpaved street in Del Norte, Colorado on either side of a burro laden with packs. Two burros walk ahead of the group. A wood-frame building with an uneven roofline is in the background.
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    • [1880?]
    • An avalanche in the Rocky Mountains

    • Three prospectors are on a sheer cliff during an avalanche in the Rocky Mountains, probably near Leadville (Lake County), Colorado. One man clings to a rock while another man grasps him by the belt. Rocks are in mid air over the canyon, and a hat...
    • Barnard and Graham.
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    • Cripple Creek prospectors

    • Outdoor portrait of unidentified white men and (possibly) Asian man in a courtyard created by wooden buildings, Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado; buildings have pitched roofs, vertical slats, two with brick chimneys, one with a metal stove...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1892 and 1901]
    • Gregory gold diggings Colorado, May, 1859 Page 181.

    • Reproduction of a drawing of prospectors digging for gold in Gregory's Gulch in Central City, Colorado in Gilpin County. Men pan for gold, pour rocks into a sluice, and dig in the stream. Log cabins and tents are behind.
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    • [between 1930 and 1960?]
    • Denver City K. T.

    • Views in Denver and Auraria, Colorado (Kansas Territory). Shows American Indians, prospectors, frame and log buildings, pioneers and a covered wagon, and the Rocky Mountain News office in Auraria.
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    • Telephone building looking up main st.

    • Exterior view of a two-story brick building on the corner of Harrison Avenue and Main Street (renamed West 3rd (Third) Street) in Leadville, Colorado. Built in 1879, the building features a bracketed cornice, tall storefronts with double doors,...
    • Wakely, George D.
    • [between 1879 and 1884]
    • Off for Gunnison

    • Men stand and ride horseback near a packtrain probably in Leadville (Lake County), Colorado. The donkeys are loaded with prospectors supplies.
    • Wakely & Clements.
    • [1880]
    • Prospectors

    • Three prospectors on the side of a dirt road, one rides a burro, one holds a pick axe over his shoulder; two pack burros, West Creek and Pemberton district mining camp, Colorado.
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Prospectors, West Creek District.

    • Prospectors sit and stand on and near mules or donkeys in the West Creek District, probably Teller County, Colorado. Some burros have saddle packs, others have bridles. The men wear hats.
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1892 and 1901]
    • Cherokee Trail

    • Overview of the Cherokee Trail located north of Fort Collins in Larimer County, Colo. In 1849 fourteen California-bound gold prospectors forged a trail that eventually joined the Oregon Trail at Fort Bridger, Wyo. Named for Indian members of the...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 1999
    • Miners

    • Prospectors Jake Lil and Mike Heiser pose outdoors with Baldy, a burro, near Eureka Gulch in San Juan County, Colorado. Baldy wears saddle bags.
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    • 1904
    • Off for the hills in search of gold

    • Miners pose with a donkey loaded with saddle bags in the Colorado mountains. The prospectors have rifles in bandolier holsters.
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    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Abandoned mine

    • Prospectors dig near an abandoned mine and a sluice in Colorado.
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • [between 1940 and 1960]
    • Puma City, Tarryall Post-Office, looking north through Main Street

    • View of Puma City, Park County, Colorado, shows frame dwellings and businesses flanking dirt street. This town peaked during the 1890's with a population over a thousand; town of Tarryall replaced it west of this location.
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    • [between 1898 and 1899?]
    • Near White Oaks

    • Miners pose near the tracks of a mine tramway in New Mexico. The men hold various tools that include prospectors picks, pry bars, chisles, and a barrel.
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    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Off for the mines

    • Two miners pose with five loaded burros, Huerfano County, Colorado. Burros carry planks, barrels, stovepipes, wheelbarrow, shovels, pickaxes, and boxes of goods.
    • Davis, O. T.
    • 1899
    • Prospectors, West Creek district.

    • A group of prospectors with pack burros on a dirt road in West Creek District, Douglas County, Colorado. The burros carry large bundles with pots and pans. Hillside with trees in background.
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [1900?]
    • A day in Mammoth Gulch

    • Photomontage of scenes near Mammoth Gulch (Gilpin County), Colorado include: miners Holmes and Ripley, Echo Lake, prospectors on the Fremont Trail, and Judge Knaebel on horseback.
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    • 1899
    • "A. P." Mine

    • Two prospectors pose with a barrel hoist under a log frame at the A.P. Mine, possibly in Teller or Douglas County, Colorado; shows wood plank structure with open door on roof and opening for an ore car on side, rock pilings, team of horses, and a...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Teller Co.

    • Prospectors pose in front of a wood plank building on rock pilings at a mining camp in Teller County, Colorado. One man holds a candle, another sits on a horse.
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Cripple Creek district, Teller Co.

    • Prospectors with wheelbarrels dump rocks off a ramp onto tailings in a Cripple Creek mining camp, Teller County, Colorado. Part of a tent in foreground, hills in background.
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Cripple Creek district, Teller Co.

    • Prospectors pose in front of a wood plank building on rock pilings at a Cripple Creek mining camp, Teller County, Colorado. One man sits on a horse, another holds a candle.
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Mining district

    • Prospectors stand next to a wood plank building, on top of mine tailings with an ore car and shovels, at a Colorado mining camp, probably near Cripple Creek, Teller County.
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Cripple Creek district, Teller Co.

    • Prospectors with wheelbarrels stand next to a wood plank building built on top of tailings at a mining camp near Cripple Creek, Colorado. Shows other mining tools and a horse on a winch.
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]

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