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    • W.P.C.D. powder house loading primers

    • A worker prepares an explosive charge in the powder house near the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County Colorado. The man wears work overalls and a cap. He places a...
    • Colorado-Big Thompson Project (U.S.)--People--1930-1950.; Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Explosives--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.
    • [1946 July?]
    • Underground sampling - Pony Express mine, Uncompahgre Nat'l. Forest

    • View of three miners working in the Pony Express mine, Ouray County (Uncompahgre National Forest), Colorado. Two of the men use a spike and sledgehammer to drive a blasting hole as another looks on from a ladder.
    • Blasting--Colorado--1890-1910.; Ouray County (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Pony Express Mine (Ouray County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Interiors--Colorado--1890-1910.; Miners--Colorado--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Dynamiting Evans road

    • Snow explodes during blasting as part of road maintenance, on the Mount Evans Scenic Byway, near the summit of Mount Evans in Clear Creek County, Colorado.
    • Mountain roads--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1920-1940.; Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1920-1940.; Evans, Mount (Colo.)--1920-1940.; Blasting--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1920-1940.; Maintenance & repair--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1920-1940.;...
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    • Mine interior, San Miguel County, Colorado

    • View of two miners using a sledgehammer and spike to drive a blasting hole into the roof of a narrow tunnel in an unidentified mine, San Miguel County, Colorado.
    • Blasting--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.; San Miguel County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Interiors--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • W.P.C.D. powder car

    • A worker holds sticks of dynamite removed from a cart containing explosives at the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado. The man wears work overalls and a...
    • Colorado-Big Thompson Project (U.S.)--People--1930-1950.; Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Explosives--Colorado--Grand County--1930-1950.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Grand County--1930-1950.
    • [between 1930 and 1950?]
    • W.P.C.D. powder car

    • A worker removes blasting powder from an explosives car near the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado. Label painted on the box reads "Hercules Powder."...
    • Colorado-Big Thompson Project (U.S.)--People--1930-1950.; Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Explosives--Colorado--Grand County--1930-1950.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Grand County--1930-1950.
    • [between 1930 and 1950?]
    • W.P.C.D. powder house

    • A worker stacks explosive charges in the powder house at the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado. He wears work overalls and a cap. Fuses are wrapped...
    • Colorado-Big Thompson Project (U.S.)--People--1930-1950.; Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Explosives--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Animas Forks blasting for preliminary (?) works on Gold Prince Mill

    • View of Gold Prince Mill (mine ore processing) construction in Animas Forks, San Juan County, Colorado; shows sheds, tents, and dynamite blasting dust.
    • Animas Forks (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Construction--Colorado--Animas Forks--1900-1910.; Mills--Colorado--Animas Forks--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Animas Forks--1900-1910.
    • 1904
    • Underground drilling with machine drill

    • A miner operates an air drill called a stoper or a "wiggle tail" in a gold mine in Gilpin County, Colorado, probably in the 1880s or 1890s. The miner stands on a drill steel wedged between the rock faces of the hanging wall and the foot wall. A...
    • Gilpin County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Drilling & boring machinery--1880-1900.; Gold miners--Colorado--Gilpin County--1880-1900.; Gold mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • WPCD sorting primers

    • Interior view of the powder house at the West Portal site of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado. A man wears a hat and sorts the explosive primers. The boxes read: "Hercules...
    • Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Employees--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Explosives--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1942?]
    • Sign near Henderson Molybdenum Mine

    • View of a sign on the property of the Henderson Molybdenum Mine (a subsidiary of Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.) near Empire (Clear Creek County), Colorado. The sign reads: " WARNING Explosives are used for avalanche control in this area....
    • Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.--Facilities--2010-2020.; Henderson Mine (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--2010-2020.; Clear Creek County (Colo.)--2010-2020.; Signs (Notices).; Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.--Pictorial works.; Signs and...
    • 2010
    • Blasting at snowshed construction site

    • View of an explosive blast, probably to widen the Great Northern Railway railroad grade for snowshed construction, near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Blasting--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad tracks--Washington...
    • 1917 June 23
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 13 Numbers 9 and 10, 1930 September-October

    • Newsletter produced everty two months by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1930 September-October
    • Miners at work

    • Nine hard rock miners and one mine supervisor working underground preparing blasting holes with rock hammers and chisels; area appears to be lit by candles on miners' hats and on tunnel walls.
    • Mining--Colorado--1900.; Mining--Colorado.
    • [ca.1900]
    • Gore Cañon on the Moffat Road

    • Gore Canyon, Colorado, with railroad track laying ready to begin for Denver, Northwestern and Pacific Railway (later became Denver and Salt Lake), Moffat Road; shows steep rugged canyon, Colorado River, railroad grading completed along parts of...
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1900-1910.; Gore Canyon (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Canyons--Colorado--Gore Canyon--1900-1910.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Colorado--Gore Canyon-- 1900-1910.; Denver, Northwestern and Pacific Railway.
    • [1906?]
    • The Scriptbook

    • Booklet created by The Script Club of East High School in Denver, Colorado. Members of The Script Club, the writing club of East High, submitted their own works for create this booklet. Included are poems, essays, sketches and stories written by...
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Writings.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.; High school students' writings--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; High schools--Colorado--Denver.; East High School (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1932 May
    • Artillery barrage, Roffeno

    • Following an aerial bombardment that opened the Tenth Mountain Division's offensive Saturday morning April 14, 1945, hundreds of guns poured high explosives on German-held houses and towns. Shows a concentration of artillery blasting the town of...
    • Aerial bombings--Italy--1940-1950.; Artillery (Weaponry)--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    • 1945 April 14
    • Illinois Mining Accidents 1889 to 1925

    • An alphabetical listing of people who were killed in mining accidents in Illinois from 1889 to 1925.
    • Mine accidents--Illinois--Indexes.
    • 2007
    • Pennsylvania Mining Accidents 1869 - 1916

    • History of mines and mining in Pennsylvania, and an alphabetical index by miner’s name for fatal and non-fatal mine accidents in Pennsylvania for the years 1869, 1871, 1872, 1874 (partial), 1875, 1877, 1879, 1880, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1887, 1888,...
    • Mine accidents--Pennsylvania--Indexes.
    • 2007
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 4 Number 12, 1912 March 23

    • Newsletter produced by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1912 March 23
    • South Dakota Mining Accidents : 1897-1924

    • List of mining accident victims, taken from the Annual report of the Inspector of Mines. Gives name of accident victim, date, mine and town, whether fatal or non-fatal, report year, and page.
    • Mine accidents--South Dakota--Indexes.
    • 2007 June
    • Pre-1963 Colorado mining fatalities

    • An alphabetical listing of people who were killed in mining accidents in Colorado from 1884, when state legislation first required mining companies to report their accidents, through 1962.
    • Mine accidents--Colorado. ; Registers of births, etc.--Colorado. ; Colorado--Vital records.
    • 1995
    • Mining in the Big 5 tunnel near Francis, Colo.

    • View of two miners working by candlelight in the Big 5 tunnel near Camp Francis (Boulder County), Colorado. One of the men uses a stake and hammer to drive a blast hole.
    • Blasting--Colorado--Boulder County--1870-1880.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Interiors--Colorado--Boulder County--1870-1880.; Miners--Colorado--Boulder County--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Boulder County--1870-1880.
    • [between 1870 and 1880?]
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 8 Numbers 7 and 8, 1925 September-October

    • Newsletter produced everty two months by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1925 September-October
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 9 Numbers 5, 6 and 7, 1926 May-July

    • Newsletter produced everty two months by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1926 May-July
    • Scenes on the Pacific Railroad

    • Men and women dressed in formal attire sit in a Pacific Railroad dining car. African American (Black) men waiters carry trays. The railroad car has curtains, glass globe lights and mirrors. Railroad workers stand near a dynamite blast through a...
    • African Americans--1860-1870.; Chinese--1860-1870.; Blasting--1860-1870.; Interiors--1860-1870.; Passengers--1860-1870.; Railroad construction & maintenance--1860-1870.; Railroad construction workers--1860-1870.; Railroad dining cars--1860-1870.;...
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