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    • The Gilpin Tramway Co.

    • Three Gilpin Tramway Company locomotives and gondola cars loaded with frozen ore park on railroad tracks outside the steam shed used to thaw the ore before sent to processing mill in winter. Two men stand on side of locomotive Quartz Hill 3 and a...
    • Thomas, A. M., photographer.
    • [1900 or 1901]
    • Loading ore

    • Horse drawn wagons are lined up on a platform next to the ore cars of the Colorado Midland Railway Company; they prepare to load ore into the railroad cars in Leadville, Colorado. A logo on one of the railroad cars reads: "Pikes Peak Route".
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Old method of crushing ore

    • Five Native Americans crush and carry ore as an armed cowboy stands by and smokes a cigarette; the people that crush ore use only small hammers, those that carry the ore have full baskets. A cannon is pointed at the workers from across an enclosed...
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    • 1878?
    • Idaho Springs, Colorado

    • View of two ore teams (cart and horses) with men sitting in the cart, on Miner Street in downtown Idaho Springs, Colorado; features horses with blinders and wearing bells around their necks and "Two Bros. Tunnel" legible on the leading ore cart;...
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    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Caribou, Colo. Ore sorters 1880s

    • A group of ore sorters sits in a circle inside a shafthouse on Caribou Hill near Caribou in Boulder County, Colorado. Piles of ore stand near the group. One miner stands by himself in the background. Wood rafters support the roof of the shafthouse.
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Gorham

    • Colorado and Southern Railway (C&S) ore cars are stopped at an ore chute at the Gorham Mine near Gorham (Boulder County), Colorado. A miner inspects part of the ore loader.
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    • 1913
    • Lead, Homestake Mine

    • Panoramic view of a Homestake Mining Company brick smokestack, ore car tracks, the Black Hills, and Lead (Lawrence County), South Dakota. A covered structure is on the track. Shows an ore pile and ore car on a hillside. Frame houses and dirt roads...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • 1900
    • Scene at Altman, the Cripple Creek District

    • View of the lower edge of Altman with the Isabella Mine below, Teller County, Colorado, includes a slope covered with small log cabins, wood frame residences, outhouses, sheds, smelters, mines, and tailing dumps. The narrow gauge Golden Circle...
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    • 1900
    • Eldora 1938

    • A cluster of houses is in the right midground in this view of Eldora looking west from the Mogul Tunnel in Boulder County, Colorado. (The Mogul Tunnel was planned by John A. (Jack) Gilfillan in 1897 and was financed by Pennsylvania and New York...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [1938?]
    • The Anaconda Mine, Gold Hill, Cripple Creek

    • A group of men sit on and stand near sacks filled with raw ore from the Anaconda Tunnel Mine in the Cripple Creek Mining District (Teller County), Colorado. Some of the men wear work clothes, others appear to be business men and are dressed in...
    • Rudy, W. Ira.
    • 1892
    • Gilfillan, John A.

    • 1897. The project was financed by Pennsylvania and New York capitalists. The large portal was near the base of Spencer Mountain and contained two sets of tracks to haul loaded ore cars from mining points to bins near the portal, where the ore could...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [1939?]
    • Blackhawk - Iron City Stamp Mill (Int.)

    • mortars and amalgamated with the gold in the ore. The stamps were periodically stopped and the amalgam was retrieved and then sold to banks or the mint.; The interior of a stamp mill, possibly the Iron City Stamp Mill in Blackhawk, Colorado, shows...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • This is the ore "hopper" at the Gold Cup Mine near Tin Cup

    • View of the ore hopper for loading ore at the Gold Cup Mine (Gold Cup Republic Mine) near Tin Cup (Gunnison County), Colorado. The abandoned wooden structure has two ore chutes and is near a tailings pile.
    • Grenawalt, J. J.
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    • Ore bins, Kansas City Smelting Co.

    • Interior view of the Kansas City Smelting & Refining Company in Kansas City, Kansas; shows men moving ore cars on a floor with openings.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Crested Butte - 1964 entrance to Ore Bucket Lodge

    • View of the Ore Bucket Lodge in Crested Butte, Colorado; shows the driveway up to a two story building with intersecting rooflines; four flags in a row along the parking lot; sign reading "Ore Bucket Lodge" attached to a small piece of track upon...
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
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    • Ore chute near Hancock

    • View of the ore loading station for the Alley Belle Mine near Hancock (Chaffee County), Colorado. The building has slipped and is tipped precariously over the dirt road. The station is a log building with truncated corrugated tin hip roofs. The...
    • Bachman, Al.
    • 1971
    • Train of ore cars on Gilpin Tramway, near Black Hawk

    • A view of a Gilpin Tramway ore train at Chase Gulch in Gilpin County, Colorado. A locomotive with ore cars in tow travels downgrade. Rock formations and a stone retaining wall are near the tracks.
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    • [between 1890 and 1906?]
    • Mill and tailings

    • View of a mine ore processing site in (probably) Colorado; elevator sheds and a tipple with ore car tracks top piles of tailings.
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    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Mt. Diablo silver mine ore dump

    • View shows mine buildings of the Mount Diablo silver mine and the "C. & C." train that transported ore to the mill, Nevada.
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    • [between 1870 and 1890?]
    • Mining, Colorado

    • Ore bucket number 6 remains full of ore as it hangs on the cable attached to a dilapidated tram framework at an unidentified mine in Colorado.
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    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Ore bins of mill

    • A miner, possibly named Trombles, shovels ore off of a wagon and into bins at the Clear Creek Mine and mill, Clear Creek County, Colorado.
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    • 1899
    • Ore train at Mt. Sneffes [sic] in winter

    • Men pose with a pack train outside of the George R. Porter general store and post office in Sneffels (Ouray County), Colorado. The burros and mules haul ore bags and pull freight wagons. The snow covered San Juan Mountain Range is in the distance.
    • Jones, Vaughan.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Ore wagons at Leavenworth gulch 1917

    • A line of horse-drawn wagons loaded with ore from a mine in the background travels on a dirt road in the midground. Tall mounds of mine tailings stand behind the group, possibly in Leavenworth Gulch in Gilpin County, Colorado. Another mine is on...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Equinox stope, ore schute, Clear Creek Consolidated

    • Miners pose near an ore chute in a mine tunnel, Clear Creek County, Colorado. They are at the Equinox stope owned by Clear Creek Consolidated. A stope refers to a method of excavation whereby a vein of ore is removed by cutting a series of steps.
    • Western Photos.
    • [between 1920 and 1950?]
    • Crested Butte - 1964

    • View from the Ore Bucket Lodge in Crested Butte, Colorado; shows the Slate River Valley into the distance, and two flag poles in front of parking spaces in the parking lot of the Ore Bucket Lodge; sign: "Lodge" at the entrance to the parking lot...
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
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    • Conveyor belts

    • Inclined belt conveyors loaded with ore at a mine possibly in Climax, Lake County, Colorado shows: ore car, tackle block, and hoist.
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    • [1930?]
    • Ore transportation - Eagle District

    • A man drives a horse pulled sledge or skid with bags of ore in Eagle County, Colorado; canvas bags of ore are by the dirt road.
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    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad

    • A view of the Florence and Cripple Creek Railway probably near Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado. Shows ore processing buildings, railroad freight cars and houses. Mines dot the hill sides. A sign on the roof of a building reads: "C C...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1893 and 1903?]
    • Alie Bell mine near Hancock

    • Dilapidated buildings from the Alie Bell mine are on either side of a dirt road near Hancock (Chaffee County), Colorado. The wooden ore storage building has clerestory windows, tin roofs and ore chutes. Across the road is a collapsed log building...
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
    • 1950
    • Alie Bell Mine

    • View of an ore storage building at the Alie Bel Mine, near Hancock (Chaffee County), Colorado. Shows a dilapidated wooden building with clerestory windows, tin roofs, and wooden ore chutes. The building is on a steep incline.
    • Wegg, Mary.
    • 1954
    • Gorham

    • Mine ore cars are on the tramway by the tipple at the Gorham Mine near Gorham (Boulder County), Colorado. A loaded ore chute is nearby.
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    • 1911
    • Clear Creek and Gilpin Tunnel Mine

    • Interior view of the Clear Creek and Gilpin Tunnel Mine (Corporation of American Mines) in Dumont (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Miners pose near mine cars and tracks, some hold carbide lamps. A man in a sweater, jodhpurs and a cap is near an ore...
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    • [between 1925 and 1930?]
    • Gorham

    • View of the ore chute and loader at the Gorham Mine near Gorham (Boulder County), Colorado. A miner walks near loaded Colorado and Southern Railway (C&S) ore cars.
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    • 1913
    • Lead, Homestake Mine

    • Panoramic view of Homestake Mining Company buildings, railroad tracks, houses, commercial buildings and the Black Hills in Lead (Lawrence County), South Dakota. Shows the T. J. Grier residence beside ore car tracks, bridge, and the tunnel of the...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [1900?]
    • Lead, Homestake Mine

    • Panoramic view of Homestake Mining Company buildings, railroad tracks, houses, commercial buildings, and the Black Hills in Lead (Lawrence County), South Dakota. Shows ore tracks and the tunnel of the Golden Star Mill. Mine buildings include...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [1900?]
    • 1965 E day

    • Professor Frush looks on as Colorado School of Mines students compete in the Engineers' Day mucking contest, Golden, Jefferson County, Colorado. The students shovel ore into a ore cart until it is full, then will push it to the end of the tracks...
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    • 1965

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