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    • Stevens Mine Tramway

    • Miners pose on and near the Stevens Mine Tramway near Silver Plume, Clear Creek County, Colorado. Ed Riley is third from the left on the bottom and Andy Lane is to his left. The men hold various tools including saws and rulers.
    • Silver Plume (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Stevens Mine (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Mine railroad--Colorado--Silver Plume--1860-1870.; Miners--Colorado--Silver Plume--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Silver Plume--1860-1870.;...
    • 1869
    • Adventures in the San Juan mountains

    • Men load boxes on pack mules. A man skies down a slope, and men stake a claim on a snow covered hillside. Men with pack animals wade through deep snow. A pack train of burros haul timber and men celebrate around a hoist at a mine shaft.
    • Miners--1880-1890.; Mining--1880-1890.; Packtrains--1880-1890.; Skiing--1880-1890.; Snow--1880-1890.
    • 1883 June 9
    • Victims of snowslide at Home Stake Mine - Leadville

    • Forty well-dressed men pose on a snow field with a sled carrying bodies of Homestake Mine silver miners killed by a collapsing, snow laden cabin roof, Lake County, Colorado.
    • Home Stake Mine (Lake County, Colo.)--Disasters--1880-1890.; Lake County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Mine accidents--Colorado--Lake County--1880-1890.; Miners--Colorado--Lake County--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Lake County--1880-1890.; Silver...
    • 1886
    • Leadville Colo. 10 killed in snowslide Homestake Mining

    • Men pose on a snow field in Lake County, Colorado, with sleds carrying bodies of Homestake Mine silver miners killed by a collapsing, snow laden cabin roof. Outfits include sunglasses and gaiters.
    • Home Stake Mine (Lake County, Colo.)--Disasters--1880-1890.; Lake County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Mine accidents--Colorado--Lake County--1880-1890.; Miners--Colorado--Lake County--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Lake County--1880-1890.; Silver...
    • 1886
    • Victims snow slide at Home Stake Mine Leadville

    • Men pose on a snow field, in Lake County, Colorado, with sleds carrying bodies of Homestake Mine silver miners killed by a collapsing, snow laden cabin roof.
    • Home Stake Mine (Lake County, Colo.)--Disasters--1880-1890.; Lake County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Mine accidents--Colorado--Lake County--1880-1890.; Miners--Colorado--Lake County--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Lake County--1880-1890.; Silver...
    • 1886
    • Camp Boynton, Beaver Park

    • Members of the Deputy Army, sent to suppress the 1894 Cripple Creek Strike, many with rifles, stand around tents at Camp Boynton, Beaver Park, Cripple Creek District, Teller County, Colorado. Two of the tents are painted with signs that read: "Co....
    • Cripple Creek Strike, Cripple Creek, Colo., 1894.; Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Military camps--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Militias--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.;...
    • 1894
    • Cavalry company

    • The cavalry company of the Deputy Army militia, sent to suppress the Cripple Creek Strike of 1894, pose outdoors on horseback at Camp Boynton, Beaver Park, Teller County, Colorado. The mounted cavalrymen hold rifles and wear hats. Governor Davis H....
    • Cripple Creek Strike, Cripple Creek, Colo., 1894.; Teller County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Cavalry--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1900.; Horseback riding--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1900.; Militias--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1900.; Miners'...
    • 1894
    • Company K Capt. Browns Leadville Company

    • Captain Brown's Leadville Company and Company K. of the Deputy Army, sent to suppress the 1894 Cripple Creek Strike, pose outdoors at Beaver Park, near Gillett, Teller County, Colorado. The men stand and kneel, some shoulder rifles while others...
    • Cripple Creek Strike, Cripple Creek, Colo., 1894.; Gillett (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Cannons--Colorado--Gillett--1890-1900.; Horseback riding--Colorado--Gillett--1890-1900.; Militias--Colorado--Gillett--1890-1900.; Miners' strikes--Colorado--Cripple...
    • 1894
    • Camp Boynton Beaver Park

    • The Black members of Company K of the Deputy Army, sent to suppress the Cripple Creek Strike of 1894, pose outdoors and aim rifles at Camp Boynton, Beaver Park, Teller County, Colorado. The men stand in front of pitched tents. Two men hold U. S....
    • African Americans--Military service--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1900.; Cripple Creek Strike, Cripple Creek, Colo., 1894.; Teller County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Military camps--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1900.; Militias--Colorado--Teller...
    • 1894
    • Militia - camp @ Altman from west. Bull Hill

    • View of a military encampment at Altman, Teller County, Colorado, during a mining labor strike; shows soldiers, tents, mine tailings, felled timber, businesses and houses. The Western Federation of Miners had their headquarters in Altman.
    • Altman (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Military camps--Colorado--Altman--1890-1900.; Militia--Colorado--Altman--1890-1900.; Miners' strikes--Colorado--Altman--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Altman--1890-1900.; Tents--Colorado--Altman--1890-1900.
    • 1894
    • 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
    • Hubert Mine, Nevadaville, Colo - miners in bucket @ 850 feet

    • Interior view of the Hubert Mine in Nevadaville (Gilpin County), Colorado; shows miners with ore buckets.
    • Hubert Mine (Gilpin County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Nevadaville (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Interiors--Colorado--Nevadaville--1890-1900.; Men--Colorado--Nevadaville--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Nevadaville--1890-1900.; Mining...
    • 1895, February
    • Group of western pioneers, Miners Basin

    • Five men sit on a log fence in Miners Basin in the La Sal Mountains, Grand County, Utah. Shows two dogs.
    • Grand County (Utah)--1890-1900.; Miners Basin (Grand County, Utah : Valley)--1890-1900.; Dogs--Utah--Grand County--1890-1900.; Fences--Utah--Grand County--1890-1900.; Men--Utah--Grand County--1890-1900.; Sitting--Utah--Grand County--1890-1900.
    • 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
    • Group of miners and hunters, Miners Basin

    • Three men stand as one holds the reins of a horse nearby, another has a rifle over his shoulder, another has a pick ax on his shoulder; and, two men and one woman sit in the grass by blankets and a saddle in Miners Basin in the La Sal Mountains,...
    • Grand County (Utah)--1890-1900.; Miners Basin (Grand County, Utah : Valley)--1890-1900.; Hunters--Utah--Grand County--1890-1900.; Horses--Utah--Grand County--1890-1900.; Meadows--Utah--Grand County--1890-1900.; Miners--Utah--Grand...
    • 1897 Aug.17
    • M.I.F. Blacksmith shop, Miner's Basin

    • Men work in an outdoor blacksmith shop in Miners Basin in the La Sal Mountains (Grand County), Utah. Shows an anvil, a bellows and a forge, pickaxes, hammers, and a woodpile. An Ouray Herald newspaper is on the ground.
    • Grand County (Utah)--1890-1900.; La Sal Mountains (Utah)--1890-1900.; Miners Basin (Grand County, Utah : Valley)--1890-1900.; Blacksmithing--Utah--Grand County--1890-1900.; Blacksmiths--Utah--Grand County--1890-1900.; Forge shops--Utah--Grand...
    • 1897 August 10
    • 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
    • Placer miners, Cottonwood Placer Co., Pinion [sic] Co.

    • Ten miners from the Cottonwood Placer Company sit and stand in front of a wood frame building in Pinon (Montrose County), Colorado. One man holds a horse, and a dog lies on the ground.
    • Cottonwood Placer Company--People--1890-1900.; Pinon (Montrose County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Buildings--Colorado--Pinon--1890-1900.; Horses--Colorado--Pinon--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Pinon--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Pinon--1890-1900.
    • 1897 July 18
    • Dredge, Summit County

    • Ridson Company's Couch Dredge, in Breckenridge, Summit County, Colorado. The hydraulic placer gold mining vessel is under construction; miners pose by the furnace, trommel, and bucket-line.
    • Gold dredging--Colorado--Breckenridge--1890-1900.; Mining machinery--Colorado--Breckenridge--1890-1900.; Breckenridge (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Breckenridge--1890-1900.;...
    • 1897 or 1898?
    • Funeral on the mountain

    • Funeral procession for Superintendent Charles M. Baker, murdered during a WFM labor strike, at the Smuggler-Union mine in San Miguel County, Colorado. Miners carry a flower covered casket and stand on the porch of the boarding house.
    • Baker, Charles M., mine superintendent--Death & burial.; Smuggler Union Mine (San Miguel County, Colo.)--People--1900-1910.; Western Federation of Miners--Strikes--1900-1910.; San Miguel County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Smuggler Union Mine (San Miguel...
    • 1902
    • Interior Delmonio mine, near Central City

    • Interior view of a miner's shack shows five miners posing, Delmonio mine, Gilpin County, Colorado. The men are in a barrel, on a hoist, and at the hoist controls. A miner's lamp and hatchet hang on the wall.
    • Delmonio Mine (Gilpin County, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Gilpin County--1900-1910.; Interiors--Colorado--Gilpin County--1900-1910.; Miners--Colorado--Gilpin County--1900-1910.;...
    • 1902
    • Scene at Mining Exchange building, Cripple Creek

    • Crowd gathers around the Colorado National Guard and business buildings, Bennett Avenue, Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado during the Western Federation of Miners strike. Signs read: "Benedict's Assay Office", "Newport", "New York Life Ins....
    • Colorado. National Guard--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1900-1910.; Cripple Creek Strike, Cripple Creek, Colo., 1903-1904.; Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Crowds--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1900-1910.; Horseback riding--Colorado--Cripple...
    • 1903 September 21
    • Party of Finland miners with wives & children

    • Finnish miners and their wives and children sit on a tipple of the head frame of the Log Cabin shaft of the Morning Glory silver and lead mine in Leadville (Lake County), Colorado, owned by H.S. Dickerman.
    • Morning Glory Consolidated Mining Company (Lake County, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Finns--Colorado--Leadville--1900-1910.; Leadville (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Families--Colorado--Leadville--1900-1910.; Miners--Colorado--Leadville--1900-1910.;...
    • 1904
    • Usona Tunnel

    • Miners, a woman, and a young girl pose at the entrance to the Usona tunnel, Gunnison County, Colorado. Identification reads: "left to right, 1. Albert Brazz (anella), 2. George Andreatta, Sr., 3. ?, 4. Jake Goodwin, 5. ?, 6. ?."
    • Gunnison County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Usona Tunnel (Gunnison County, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Girls--Colorado--Gunnison County--1900-1910.; Miners--Colorado--Gunnison County--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Gunnison County--1900-1910.;...
    • 1905?
    • Smuggler Mine, Aspen, Colo.

    • Miners pose near the shafthouse of the Smuggler Mine near Aspen (Pitkin County), Colorado.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Aspen--1900-1910.; Aspen (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Smuggler Mine (Pitkin County, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Miners--Colorado--Aspen--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Aspen--1900-1910.
    • 1908
    • The City of Denver: Volume 1 Number 17, 1912 June 14

    • Newsletter produced semi-monthly 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.
    • 19120614
    • Marble - Strauss Quarry of Yule Marble Co. across the valley of Yule Creek from the Yule Quarry

    • View of Strauss Quarry shows a revolving derrick and a horizontal drilling machine fed by compressed air lines, south of Marble (Gunnison County), Colorado. The Strauss Quarry is on the east side of Yule Creek at 10,000 feet elevation, about 600...
    • Colorado Yule Marble Company--1910-1920.; Marble (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Marble--1910-1920.; Marble quarrying--Colorado--Marble--1910-1920.; Miners--Colorado--Marble--1910-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Marble--1910-1920.
    • 1912?
    • Union parade Trinidad, Colo

    • Women march in support of UMW coal miners on strike against CF&I in Trinidad, Las Animas County, Colorado, carrying a United States flag and signs: "God Bless Mother Jones," and "Ladies Assembly of Southern Colorado." Men crowd the sidewalk by a...
    • Colorado Fuel and Iron Company--Strikes--1910-1920.; United Mine Workers of America--Strikes--1910-1920.; Coal Strike, Colo., 1913-1914.; Trinidad (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Demonstrations--Colorado--Trinidad--1910-1920.; Miners'...
    • 1913
    • The City of Denver: Volume 1 Number 21, 1913 August 9

    • Newsletter produced semi-monthly 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.
    • 19130809
    • Coal miner's daughter

    • A girl wears a striped dress, high-button shoes, and holds a doll while she poses by a window with lace curtains. She is the child of a UMWA coal miner on strike against CF&I, in Ludlow, Las Animas County, Colorado.
    • Colorado Fuel and Iron Company--Strikes--1910-1920.; United Mine Workers of America--Strikes--1910-1920.; Coal Strike, Colo., 1913-1914.; Ludlow (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Children playing with dolls--Colorado--Ludlow--1910-1920.;...
    • 1913 or 1914
    • Scene at San Rafael

    • Coal miners marched into Trinidad from Ludlow to confront the federal troops during the UMW labor strike against CF&I, Las Animas County, Colorado. Shows men, boys, and tents in Camp San Raphael.
    • Colorado Fuel and Iron Company--Strikes--1910-1920.; United Mine Workers of America--Strikes--1910-1920.; Coal Strike, Colo., 1913-1914.; Mining camps--Colorado--Trinidad--1910-1920.; Trinidad (Colo.)--1910-1920.;...
    • 1913 or 1914
    • Ludlow massacre at San Rafael, Trinidad

    • Coal miners with rifles prepare to confront the federal troops during the UMW labor strike against CF&I, in Camp San Rafael, Trinidad, Las Animas County, Colorado.
    • Colorado Fuel and Iron Company--Strikes--1910-1920.; United Mine Workers of America--Strikes--1910-1920.; Coal Strike, Colo., 1913-1914.; Trinidad (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Miners' strikes--Colorado--Ludlow--1910-1920.;...
    • 1913 or 1914
    • Food for strikers

    • UMWA coal miners on strike against CF&I, in Ludlow, Las Animas County, Colorado, pose with onions, celery, bread, a full gunny sack, and a washtub full of spinach.
    • Colorado Fuel and Iron Company--Strikes--1910-1920.; United Mine Workers of America--Strikes--1910-1920.; Coal Strike, Colo., 1913-1914.; Ludlow (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Coal mining--Colorado--Ludlow--1910-1920.; Food...
    • 1913 or 1914
    • Strikers at San Raphael

    • Coal miners prepare to confront federal troops during the UMW labor strike against CF&I, in Camp San Rafael, Trinidad, Las Animas County, Colorado. They hold rifles, with pistols in their ammunition belts, and wear kerchiefs in support of the...
    • Colorado Fuel and Iron Company--Strikes--1910-1920.; United Mine Workers of America--Strikes--1910-1920.; Coal Strike, Colo., 1913-1914.; Trinidad (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Miners' strikes--Colorado--Ludlow--1910-1920.;...
    • 1913 or 1914
    • John Bartoloti. Victim at Ludlow

    • John Bartoloti, who died in a fire set by the Colorado National Guard at the UMW camp for coal miners on strike against CF&I in Forbes, Las Animas County, Colorado, lays on a plank, by a fur rug and office chair.
    • Colorado Fuel and Iron Company--Strikes--1910-1920.; United Mine Workers of America--Strikes--1910-1920.; Coal Strike, Colo., 1913-1914.; Ludlow (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Dead persons--Colorado--Ludlow--1910-1920.; Miners'...
    • 1914
    • Forbes

    • View of damage from the UMF labor strike against CF&I, in Forbes (Las Animas County), Colorado; shows a stone foundation of a burned house, and a privy.
    • Colorado Fuel and Iron Company--Strikes--1910-1920.; United Mine Workers of America--Strikes--1910-1920.; Coal Strike, Colo. 1913-1914.; Forbes (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Fires--Colorado--Forbes--1910-1920.; Miners' strikes--Colorado--Forbes--1910-1920.;...
    • 1914
    • Forbes

    • Ruins of a stone building, with stove and barrels, burned in the UMF labor strike against CF&I, in Forbes (Las Animas County), Colorado.
    • Colorado Fuel and Iron Company--Strikes--1910-1920.; United Mine Workers of America--Strikes--1910-1920.; Coal Strike, Colo. 1913-1914.; Forbes (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Fires--Colorado--Forbes--1910-1920.; Miners' strikes--Colorado--Forbes--1910-1920.;...
    • 1914
    • Forbes

    • Ruins of a coal mine operation burned during the UMF labor strike against CF&I in Forbes, (Las Animas County), Colorado shows: stone foundation, fences, corrugated metal siding.
    • Colorado Fuel and Iron Company--Strikes--1910-1920.; United Mine Workers of America--Strikes--1910-1920.; Coal Strike, Colo. 1913-1914.; Forbes (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Coal mining--Colorado--Forbes--1910-1920.; Fires--Colorado--Forbes--1910-1920.;...
    • 1914
    • Coal mine underground

    • In Lafayette, Boulder County, Colorado, men wield a pick and a pneumatic tool. They wear hats with lamps; sparkling coal comprises the interior of the mine. An ore car is in the background.
    • Lafayette (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Coal mining--Colorado--Lafayette--1920-1930.; Miners--Colorado--Lafayette--1920-1930.; Mining equipment--Colorado--Lafayette--1920-1930.
    • 1921
    • The big steam hoist [art original].

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    • Coal mines and mining--Colorado--Pictorial works.; Painting, American.; Coal mines and mining in art.; Coal trade--Pictorial works.; Oil paintings.
    • 1963
    • Hell fires of the Purgatoire [art original].

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    • Coal mines and mining--Colorado--Pictorial works.; Painting, American.; Coal mines and mining in art.; Coal trade--Pictorial works.; Oil paintings.; Purgatoire River (Colo.)
    • 1963
    • 1st Snow of the season

    • View of a military camp in Leadville, Lake County, Colorado, during a mining labor strike of the Western Federation of Miners; shows tents and uniformed Colorado National Guard soldiers building a wood structure.
    • Colorado. National Guard--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Leadville (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Military camps--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Militia--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Miners' strike--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.;...
    • [1896 or 1897?]
    • Cripple Creek, Colo.

    • Miners stand at a screen mechanism and process ore on a rocky slope near Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado. One man hoists a screen using a rope and pulley, others stand by a wheel barrow and a group of barrels.
    • Teller County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1900.
    • [1899 or 1900?]
    • Telluride, Colo.

    • Funeral procession for Superintendent Charles M. Baker, murdered during a WFM labor strike, at the Smuggler-Union mine in San Miguel County, Colorado. Miners carry a flower covered casket and ride on horses.
    • Baker, Charles M., mine superintendent--Death & burial.; Smuggler Union Mine (San Miguel County, Colo.)--People--1900-1910.; Western Federation of Miners--Strikes--1900-1910.; San Miguel County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Smuggler Union Mine (San Miguel...
    • [1902]

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