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    • Illinois gulch (?)

    • A group of miners with shovels and pitch forks work on a system of sluices possibly in Illinois Gulch, Gilpin County, Colorado. Shows cabins, tents, sign on a business reads: "Star & Johnson, Sterling Industry Wholesale Dealers."
    • Sluices--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Gold mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Early placer mining Breckenridge Colo

    • View of a hydraulic gold mine in Breckenridge, Summit County, Colorado; shows eroded embankments, falling water, jets of water from "monitor" nozzles, sluices, flumes, a crane, and miners. Mountains are in the background.
    • Sluices--Colorado--Breckenridge--1880-1890.; Breckenridge (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Flumes--Colorado--Breckenridge--1880-1890.; Gold mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1880-1890.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1880-1890.;...
    • 1880?
    • Operation at Black Hawk. This man makes $1.50 to $2.50 per day

    • View of a hydraulic placer gold mine in Black Hawk, Gilpin County, Colorado; shows a miner, sluices, shaker pans, machinery, and town buildings.
    • Mining machinery--Colorado--Blackhawk--1880-1900.; Sluices--Colorado--Blackhawk--1880-1900.; Blackhawk (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Buildings--Colorado--Blackhawk--1880-1900.; Gold mining--Colorado--Blackhawk--1880-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Black...
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Mine workings, Idaho Springs, Colorado

    • View of ground sluices used for hydraulic gold placer mining in Idaho Springs, Clear Creek County, Colorado. A footbridge spans Clear Creek; houses and barns are across the water.
    • Sluices--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1860-1870.; Idaho Springs (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Buildings--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1860-1870.; Gold mining--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1860-1870.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1860-1870.;...
    • [between 1860 and 1870?]
    • Gold Run pit

    • View of Gold Run hydraulic placer gold mine, near Breckenridge, Summit County, Colorado; shows miners, monitor nozzles, water jets, sluices, pipes, and electrical power poles.
    • Sluices--Colorado--Breckenridge--1870-1880.; Breckenridge (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Gold mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1870-1880.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1870-1880.; Miners--Colorado--Breckenridge--1870-1880.;...
    • 1879
    • Sluicing at Park Reservoir

    • View of hydraulic gold placer mining at Park Reservoir, Sheridan County, Wyoming; shows miners working by embankments, sluices, scaffolding, and holding ponds.
    • Sluices--Wyoming--Sheridan County--1910-1920.; Park Reservoir (Wyo.)--1910-1920.; Gold mining--Wyoming--Sheridan County--1910-1920.; Hydraulic mining--Wyoming--Sheridan County--1910-1920.; Miners--Wyoming--Sheridan County--1910-1920.;...
    • May 1, 1910
    • Hydraulic mining near Virginia City, Montana

    • View of a hydraulic mining operation in Virginia City, Montana; shows wooden sluices, a hose on a reel, rock tailings, a hoist and a section of the sluice or flume, and abandoned headgates.
    • Sluices--Montana--Virginia City--1870-1880.; Virginia City (Mont.)--1870-1880.; Flumes--Montana--Virginia City--1870-1880.; Hydraulic mining--Montana--Virginia City--1870-1880.; Mining--Montana--Virginia City--1870-1880.
    • [between 1872 and 1878]
    • Gold mining in Gilpin county

    • View of a mining camp with cabins, covered wagons, tents, a gold field with diggings, tailings, and wooden sluices on a treeless hillside in Gilpin County, Colorado.
    • Mining camps--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.; Sluices--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.
    • between 1860 and 1869
    • P.W.A. mining class, Denver

    • View of a Public Works Administration hydraulic placer mining class by the Platte River, Denver, Colorado; shows men and boys with rocker sluices and gold pans. A bridge spans the river.
    • United States. Public Works Administration.--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Children--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Miners--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Mining...
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Industries construction crews at work on Alameda subway

    • Workmen work with shovels and wheelbarrows at the Alameda underpass construction site in Denver, Colorado. Sluices and a vertical tubular boiler are nearby.
    • Underpasses--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Construction workers--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.; Construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.
    • [1909]
    • Dredges in Swan River Valley capacity of 8000 yds of gold bearing gravel daily

    • Hydraulic placer gold dredge, in Summit County, Colorado; shows the gantry, tail sluices, processing sheds, and the stacker extending over mine tailing piles. Hills are in the background.
    • Dredges--Colorado--Summit County--1890-1910.; Mining machinery--Colorado--Summit County--1890-1910.; Summit County (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Gold mining--Colorado--Summit County--1890-1910.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Summit County--1890-1910.;...
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • No. 17 Eldorado, looking up French Gulch

    • View of the No. 17 Eldorado mining operation in French Gulch, Alaska shows: sluices, tailings, cabins.
    • Mine buildings--Alaska--1900-1910.; Mining--Alaska--1900-1910.
    • 1899
    • Old mining works Montgomery Spanish arastra

    • View of an abandoned placer mine operation near Montgomery (Park County), Colorado. Wooden sluices and cabins are nearby.
    • Abandoned mines--Colorado--Montgomery--1870-1880.; Sluices--Colorado--Montgomery--1870-1880.; Montgomery (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Montgomery--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Montgomery--1870-1880.
    • [between 1870 and 1880]
    • Gold mining in Gilpin county

    • View of cabins in a mining camp with tailings, mines and sluices on a treeless hillside, Gilpin County, Colorado.
    • Gilpin County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cabins--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.; Gold mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.
    • between 1860 and 1869
    • Placer mines at Cripple Creek Colo.

    • Placer miners pose near sluices and a flume near Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado. The men's tools include gold pans, shovels, and wheelbarrows.
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Cabins--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1880-1900.; Flumes--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1880-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1880-1900.;...
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Hydraulic mining, Virginia City M.T.

    • View of a hydraulic mining operation in a stream bed in Virginia City, Montana. Shows a hose with a monitor nozzle, sluices, and a flume; water falls from ground level.
    • Virginia City (Mont.)--1870-1880.; Hydraulic mining--Montana--Virginia City--1870-1880.; Miners--Montana--Virginia City--1870-1880.; Mining--Montana--Virginia City--1870-1880.
    • [between 1872 and 1878]
    • Placer mining in Boise basin

    • View of an unidentified mine, possibly the Halley Placer, in Boise Basin (Boise County) Idaho, shows tailings, sluices and pipe.
    • Boise Basin (Idaho)--1900-1910.; Idaho--1900-1910.; Hydraulic mining--Idaho--1900-1910.; Mining--Idaho--1900-1910.
    • [1900?]
    • Placer mining American Gulch

    • View of American Gulch in Summit County, Colorado. The gulch eroded from hydraulic gold mine work; a flume and mill house owned by the Wapiti Mining Company are on the steep valley walls. A miner aims a jet of water, which runs through sluices and...
    • Tailings embankments--Colorado--Summit County--1890-1900.; Summit County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Buildings--Colorado--Summit County--1890-1900.; Flumes--Colorado--Summit County--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Summit County--1890-1900.;...
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Gold mining in Gilpin county

    • A group of miners pose, with shovels and pans, by a system of wooden sluices in Gilpin County, Colorado surrounded by rock tailings.
    • Gilpin County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Gold mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.; Miners--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.
    • between 1860 and 1869
    • Headgate, irrigation project

    • Man stands on the headgate of the Croke Canal in Jefferson County, Colorado; irrigation water rushes through sluices; foothill of the Front Range are in background.
    • Croke Canal (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Irrigation--Colorado--Jefferson County--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Headgate Croke Canal

    • A man stands on the headgate of the Croke Canal in Jefferson County, Colorado; irrigation water rushes through sluices; foothills of the Front Range in background.
    • Croke Canal (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Irrigation--Colorado--Jefferson County--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Chance - 1942

    • View of two dilapidated, wooden mining buildings at the top of a small rise amid sage brush in Chance (Gunnison County), Colorado; shows vertical plank siding with sluices (?) attached; sluice raised on a framework, above the top of the building.
    • Chance (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Chance--1940-1950.
    •  
    • Vacuum tanks sluices filtering Burkhardt

    • Burkhardt sits on a beam that straddles a sluice that holds water near vacuum tanks in the Golden Cycle Mill in El Paso County, Colorado.
    • Golden Cycle Corporation--1930-1940.; Sluices--Colorado--El Paso County--1930-1940.; Interiors--Colorado--El Paso County--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--El Paso County--1930-1940.; Smelters--Colorado--El Paso County--1930-1940.
    • 1932, August 2
    • Turning water through headgate, Burlington Ditch

    • Men crowd an irrigation canal, watching water pour through sluices of the Burlington Ditch in Adams County, Colorado; cement-mixing construction equipment is nearby.
    • Adams County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Burlington Ditch (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Irrigation--Colorado--Adams County--1910-1920.
    • 1910
    • Chinese Gulch mining

    • View of a hydraulic mining operation at Chinese Gulch, in (probably) Colorado; shows men working, eroded ground, sluices, and wheelbarrows.
    • Flumes--1860-1880.; Miners--1860-1880.; Mining--1860-1880.
    • [between 1869 and 1879]
    • Chance - 1942

    • View of two dilapidated, wooden mining buildings at the top of a small rise amid sage brush and discarded metal machinery in Chance (Gunnison County), Colorado; shows vertical plank siding and attached sluices.
    • Chance (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Chance--1940-1950.
    •  
    • Tough Criss Bend Clear Creek Canon

    • View of Colorado and Southern Railway (C&S) narrow gauge tracks, a sluice, and Clear Creek at Tough Criss Bend in Clear Creek Canyon (Jefferson County), Colorado.
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--1870-1880.; Sluices--Colorado--Jefferson County--1870-1880.; Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Clear Creek Canyon (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--1870-1880.;...
    • [between 1870 and 1880]
    • 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
    • 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?]
    • 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]
    • 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]
    • Near entrance to Clear Creek Canon

    • View of Clear Creek at the entrance to Clear Creek Canyon in Jefferson County, Colorado. Colorado and Southern Railway (C&S) narrow gauge tracks and a sluice are on either side of the creek.
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--1870-1880.; Sluices--Colorado--Jefferson County--1870-1880.; Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Clear Creek Canyon (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--1870-1880.;...
    • [between 1870 and 1880]
    • 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]
    • The Real Pioneers of Colorado

    • Transcript of a document originally written by Maria Davies McGrath in 1934. This document contains transcripts of all three volumes, arranged alphabetically by pioneers last name. Within each entry is a brief biography of the individual (s) who...
    • Pioneers--Colorado.; Colorado--Biography.
    • 1934
    • Klondykers, Cottonwood Placers, Pinion [sic] Colo.

    • Cottonwood Placer Company men stand and sit on a riffle box (sluice) in front of a cabin in Pinon (Montrose County), Colorado, with picks, a shovel, and a gold washing pan. Sign reads: "Klondykers."
    • Cottonwood Placer Company--People--1890-1900.; Pinon (Montrose County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Cabins--Colorado--Pinon--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Pinon--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Pinon--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Pinon--1890-1900.;...
    • 1897 Sep. 8
    • Sluiceway for pouring concrete - formwork for retaining walls

    • View of Alameda underpass construction in Denver, Colorado; shows concrete forms, machinery, sheds, and men working.
    • 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]
    • 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.
    •  
    • 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?]
    • 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
    • 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]
    • 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]
    • 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?]
    • 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
    • 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]

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