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    • Irrigation in Colorado letting water into a side sluice-way

    • Men open a sluice box gate in Colorado, turning a spool that lifts the wooden gate by a chain. Shows a river in a valley, and a snow covered mountain in the distance. Inset image shoes a sluice box built in a steep canyon.
    • Irrigation canals & flumes--Colorado--1870-1880.; Irrigation--Colorado--1870-1880.; Rivers--Colorado--1870-1880.; Sluices--Colorado--1870-1880.
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    • Seeking Gold with Water Pressure.

    • A man leans over a wooden sluice in California. Rocks line the outside of the wood boards that create the sluice. A metal pipe rests on the wood.
    • Gold miners--California--1890-1920.; Gold mining--California--1890-1920.; Hydraulic mining--California--1890-1920.
    • [between 1890 and 1915]
    • Early placer mining

    • Placer miners work near a sluice in Russell Gulch, Gilpin County, Colorado. Their tools include wheelbarrows, shovels, picks, and pitchforks. Monitors spray water, mine buildings are on the surrounding hills. David Henderson is in the foreground,...
    • Russell Gulch (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Gold mining--Colorado--Russell Gulch--1860-1870.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Russell Gulch--1860-1870.; Miners--Colorado--Russell Gulch--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Russell Gulch--1860-1870.;...
    • [between 1860 and 1870]
    • Taylor Park placer mining- beyond Buena Vista

    • View of the construction of a placer mining sluice in Taylor Park, Gunnison County, Colorado. Men stand near a wooden sluice in the bottom of a small canyon. Piles of rock and wood stand in the bottom of the canyon near the sluice. Two men, one on...
    • Gunnison County (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Flumes--Colorado--Gunnison County--1890-1910.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Gunnison County--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Gunnison County--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Sluicing

    • Three Chinese men sluice for gold near an embankment in Colorado. Shows a wooden mine sluice.
    • Chinese Americans--Colorado--1870-1890.; Gold mining--Colorado--1870-1890.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1870-1890.; Mining--Colorado--1870-1890.; Sluices--Colorado--1870-1890.
    • [between 1878 and 1881?]
    • Sluice box - placer mining in the hills

    • Miners use a sluice box for hydraulic gold placer mining, in South Dakota.
    • Sluices--South Dakota--1880-1890.; Hydraulic mining--South Dakota--1880-1890.; Miners--South Dakota--1880-1890.; Mining equipment--South Dakota--1880-1890.; Mining--South Dakota--1880-1890.
    • 1889
    • Sluice mining

    • View of men placer mining probably somewhere in Colorado; men working with sluice box & shovels in streambed; copy glass plate attributed to L.C.McClure.
    • Sluices--Colorado--1890-1910.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Mining equipment processing three men and a woman near a sluice box

    • Miners pose near a sluice, probably near Denver, Colorado. A woman sits nearby.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Miners--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.
    • [between 1904 and 1915?]
    • Guards at Stratton's Independence mine in sluice way

    • Colorado National Guard is posted in front of Winfield Scott Stratton's Independence Mine during the Western Federation of Miners strike, Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado. One man sits with his feet in the sluice; tailings in background.
    • Colorado. National Guard--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1900-1910.; Cripple Creek Strike, Cripple Creek, Colo., 1903-1904.; Sluices--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1900-1910.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1900-1910.; Cripple Creek...
    • 1903
    • Keystone Placer Mine. Sluice boxes

    • View of the Keystone placer mine, shows frame mine buildings and a wooden sluice, San Miguel County, Colorado.
    • Keystone Mine (San Miguel County, Colo.)--1880-1900.; San Miguel County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Flumes--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.; Mine buildings--Colorado--San Miguel...
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Miners and sluice

    • Miners with rakes and shovels attend a sluice system at an unidentified mine, possibly in Boulder County, Colorado.
    • Mining--Colorado--Boulder County--1890-1900.; Sluices--Colorado--Boulder County--1890-1900.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Boulder County--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Boulder County--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Mining Claim 14 and 15 below discovery, Deadwood Gulch, miners running sluice boxes

    • Gold miners (one Black) stand by a wooden sluice in Deadwood Gulch in Lawrence County, South Dakota.
    • Deadwood Gulch (S.D.)--1870-1880.; Lawrence County (S.D.)--1870-1880.; African Americans--South Dakota--Lawrence County--1870-1880.; Gold mining--South Dakota--Lawrence County--1870-1880.; Hydraulic mining--South Dakota--Lawrence...
    • [1876]
    • Concrete sluice during construction of the Alameda Avenue subway

    • View of Alameda Avenue underpass construction in Denver, Colorado; shows men pouring concrete through a sluice into forms.
    • Concrete construction--Formwork--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Sluices--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Underpasses--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Construction workers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.;...
    • [1909 or 1910]
    • Taylor Park placer mining- beyond Buena Vista

    • View of three men placer mining (panning) at Taylor Park, Gunnison County, Colorado. Two men kneel near a small sluice, and hold a metal pans. One man looks on. Piles of rocks and wood and dry grass line the sluice.
    • Taylor Park (Gunnison County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Gunnison County--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Keystone Placer Mine, sluice boxes

    • View of the Keystone Placer Mine in San Miguel County Colorado. Shows mining buildings and sluice apparatus.
    • Keystone Mine (San Miguel County, Colo.)--1880-1900.; San Miguel County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Flumes--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--San Miguel County--1880-1900.; Mine buildings--Colorado--San Miguel...
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Irrigation ditch

    • View of an irrigation ditch possibly in Colorado. A sluice crosses above the irrigation ditch. Mesas are in the distance.
    • Irrigation canals & flumes--1900-1920.
    • [between 1901 and 1920?]
    • Placer mining, Farncomb Hill

    • Water pours from hoses on a hillside at a placer mine on Farncomb Hill (Summit County), Colorado. Surface structures and a sluice are nearby.
    • Farncomb Hill (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Summit County--1880-1900.; Summit County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Summit County--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Summit County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Payrock tramway, Georgetown, Colo.

    • View of mine buildings and the aerial tramway at the Payrock Mine near Georgetown in Clear Creek County, Colorado. Shows a sluice box, chute, privy, and frames for the tramway.
    • Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Payrock Mine (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Aerial tramways--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1890-1900.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Clear Creek...
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Gold Run Mine dump

    • Gold Run Mine, a gold placer mine near Breckenridge, Summit County, Colorado; a miner uses a hydraulic nozzle (monitor) fitted with a rock counterbalance; water flows out of a sluice.
    • Gold Run Mine (Breckenridge, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Breckenridge--1880-1890.; Breckenridge (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gold miners--Colorado--Breckenridge--1880-1890.; Hydraulic Mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1880-1890.;...
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • A home in the mountain

    • A miner and a boy pose between a sluice with a grinding wheel and a cabin on Saint Peter's Grade near Home, Larimer County, Colorado. The man wears an ammunition belt and holds a gold pan.
    • Home (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Cabins--Colorado--Home--1880-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Home--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Home--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Home--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Placer mining

    • A view of a placer mining operation possibly in Colorado. What may be a sluice leads down to a river.
    • Hydraulic mining--1890-1910.; Mining--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Scaffolding and sluiceway for pouring concrete - formwork for retaining walls

    • View of Alameda underpass construction in Denver, Colorado; shows concrete forms, a sluice, and spectators.
    • Concrete construction--Formwork--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Sluices--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Underpasses--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [1909 or 1910]
    • Sluiceway for pouring concrete - formwork for retaining walls

    • View of Alameda underpass construction in Denver, Colorado; shows concrete forms, a sluice, and machinery.
    • Concrete construction--Formwork--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Sluices--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Underpasses--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [1909 or 1910]
    • View of Gold Run pit

    • Gold Run Mine, a gold placer mine in Breckenridge, Summit County, Colorado; miners use hydraulic nozzles (monitors) fitted with rock counterbalances, miners with shovels stand inside the wash; shows pipes and sluice.
    • Gold Run Mine (Breckenridge, Colo.); Breckenridge (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gold mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1880-1890.; Hydraulic Mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880-1890?]
    • Placer mining

    • People pan for gold by water; a man holds a hydraulic sluice rocker box, a woman uses a pan, and a boy has a shovel. A house with bays is by the river.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Gold mining--Colorado--Denver--1910-1930.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Denver--1910-1930.; Mining equipment--Colorado--Denver--1910-1930.; Mining--Colorado--Denver--1910-1930.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Ceremony at Moffat Filter Plant

    • Mayor Benjamin Stapleton and Denver Water Commissioner Richard Wensley hold the switch mechanism to a sluice gate near the Moffat Filter Plant in Lakewood (Jefferson County), Colorado. Other men, photographers with cameras, and two women stand...
    • Stapleton, Benjamin Franklin, 1869-1950--Public appearances.; Denver (Colo.). Board of Water Commissioners.--1930-1940.; Moffat Filter Plant (Lakewood, Colo.)--Rites & ceremonies--1930-1940.; Lakewood (Colo.)--1930-1940.;...
    • [1937 August 20]
    • Placer mine

    • View of a placer mining operation in Colorado. A waterwheel and sluice are on the edge of a river.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--1930-1940.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--1930-1940.; Waterwheels--Colorado--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • Silver Queen [i.e. Elephant Eagle Mine] gold strike in Calif desert.

    • Jess Knight, owner of the Elephant Eagle Mine, Chris Anderson, and N. W. pose near a sluice near Mojave, California. Jess Knight holds a pan with gold amalgam in it.
    • Elephant Eagle Mine (Calif.)--1930-1940.; Mojave (Calif.)--1930-1940.; Gold mining--California--Mojave--1930-1940.; Hydraulic mining--California--Mojave--1930-1940.; Miners--California--Mojave--1930-1940.; Mining--California--Mojave--1930-1940.;...
    • 1934 December 7
    • So. Platte Dr. Co., tragles [sic.]

    • Water flows from pipes into long sluice boxes on the South Platte Dredging Company hydraulic placer gold mining dredge probably near Fairplay (Park County), Colorado.
    • South Platte Dredging Co.--Equipment & supplies--1930-1950.; Mining machinery--Parts--Colorado--Fairplay--1930-1950.; Fairplay (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Fairplay--1930-1950.; Interiors--Colorado--Fairplay--1930-1950.;...
    • [between 1930 and 1950?]
    • Mining panning

    • Miners pan for gold, probably in the South Platte River, near Denver, Colorado. A small sluice and a shovel are nearby.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1920.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1900-1920.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Miners--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Rivers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.
    • [between 1904 and 1915?]
    • Placer mining, Mont.

    • Two miners in a gold placer mine pit, Montana; one operates a nozzle (monitor) and one uses a shovel. Shows sluice boxes in pit, a woman with a horse stands on the rim.
    • Gold mining--Montana--1880-1890.; Hydraulic Mining--Montana--1880-1890.; Mining--Montana--1880-1890.; Women--Montana--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Hydraulic placer mining class

    • View of a Public Works Administration hydraulic gold mining class, in Denver, Colorado; shows men with a rocker sluice and gold pans. One wears high boots, another smokes a cigarette.
    • United States. Public Works Administration.--1930-1940.; Sluices--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Gold mining--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.;...
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Head gate house, Marble, Colo.

    • Men pose near a sluice, a small wooden building and a headgate near Kline Falls, on the Crystal River, about 2 miles east of Marble (Gunnison County), Colorado. Shows a wooden staircase and walkway. Here water was diverted to a pipeline going west...
    • Marble (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Hydroelectric power.; Penstocks.
    • 1912.
    • Abandoned mine

    • Prospectors dig near an abandoned mine and a sluice in Colorado.
    • Abandoned mines--Colorado--1880-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Prospecting--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1940 and 1960]
    • 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.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1960.; Gold miners--Colorado--Central City--1930-1950.; Gold mining--Colorado--Central City--1930-1950.
    • [between 1930 and 1960?]
    • Black Hills Scenery

    • Miners in a gold placer mine pit, South Dakota; shows tailings, sluice boxes, and wheelbarrows.
    • South Dakota--1870-1880.; Gold miners--South Dakota--1870-1880.; Hydraulic Mining--South Dakota--1870-1880.; Mining--South Dakota--1870-1880.
    • [between 1870 and 1880?]
    • Near Breckenridge

    • Miners sluice a screen full of dirt at Blue River Diggings, near Breckenridge, Summit County, Colorado.
    • Breckenridge (Colo.)--1870-1890.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1870-1890.; Miners--Colorado--Breckenridge--1870-1890.; Mining equipment--Colorado--Breckenridge--1870-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Industries construction equipment steam tractor in scene at Alameda subway site

    • A workman adds oil to the engine of an M. Rumely tractor near the Alameda Avenue underpass construction site in Denver, Colorado. Another man poses near a sluice used to transport mixed concrete.
    • Underpasses--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Construction workers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Tractors--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [1909]
    • Black Hills scenery

    • Miners with shovels and wheelbarrows attend a boxed sluice in a gold placer mine pit, South Dakota.
    • South Dakota--1870-1880.; Gold miners--South Dakota--1870-1880.; Gold mining--South Dakota--1870-1880.; Hydraulic Mining--South Dakota--1870-1880.; Mining--South Dakota--1870-1880.
    • [between 1870 and 1880?]
    • Hydraulic placer mining class

    • View of a Public Works Administration hydraulic gold mining class, in Denver, Colorado; shows men with a rocker sluice and gold pans. One wears high boots and uses a shovel.
    • United States. Public Works Administration.--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Gold mining--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Miners--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Mining...
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Bonanza Right Limit

    • Miners pose near a sluice and screen probably in the Yukon Territory.
    • Yukon Territory--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Yukon Territory--1890-1900.; Miners--Yukon Territory--1890-1900.; Mining--Yukon Territory--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Colorado coal mining

    • View of what appears to be an abandoned sluice; possibly from a coal mine operated by the Rocky Mountain Fuel Company, Colorado.
    • Rocky Mountain Fuel Company--Facilities--1920-1940.; Abandoned mines--Colorado--1920-1940.; Coal mining--Colorado--1920-1940.; Mining--Colorado--1920-1940.
    • [between 1920 and 1940?]
    • Canadian Klondike Mining

    • Miners pose with women near a sluice and cabins in the Klondike, Canada. The men hold shovels and pitchforks.
    • Yukon Territory--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Canada--Yukon Territory--1890-1900.; Miners--Canada--Yukon Territory--1890-1900.; Mining--Canada--Yukon Territory--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Miners near a sluice

    • Miners and their families pose near a sluice probably in Colorado. Their cabins are nearby.
    • Sluices--Colorado--1860-1880.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1860-1880.; Miners--Colorado--1860-1880.
    • [between 1861 and 1875]
    • Placer miners

    • Placer miners pose near a sluice and an ore feeder at a placer mining operation in Colorado.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--1930-1940.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1930-1940.; Miners--Colorado--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • Industries construction

    • Workmen dig with shovels near a sluice in Archer Canal in Denver, Colorado. A bridge on Alameda Avenue is in the distance.
    • Sluices--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Canals--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Construction workers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Digging--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [between 1904 and 1909]
    • We have it rich. Washing and panning gold, Rockerville, Dak. Old timers

    • Miners use a gold pan and sluice for hydraulic gold placer mining, in Rockerville, Pennington County, South Dakota. They are: Spriggs, Lamb (by dog), and Dillon.
    • Sluices--South Dakota--Rockerville--1880-1890.; Rockerville (S D)--1880-1890.; Hydraulic mining--South Dakota--Rockerville--1880-1890.; Miners--South Dakota--Rockerville--1880-1890.; Mining equipment--South Dakota--Rockerville--1880-1890.;...
    • 1889
    • Placer mining near Idaho Springs

    • Miners work near a sluice at a placer mine probably near Clear Creek, Clear Creek County, Colorado.
    • Idaho Springs (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Hydraulic mining operation

    • View of a placer mine by a river; miners pose by a rocker and sluice, climbing a pole, and in an ore car. A furnace and barrels are by pipes and a ditch; frame buildings, automobiles, and a freight car with letters: "C N N" [?] are in the...
    • Hydraulic mining--1910-1920.; Miners--1910-1920.; Mining--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]

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