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    • 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.
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    • 1880?
    • 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.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [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.
    • Cable, Rufus E.
    • between 1860 and 1869
    • 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."
    • Cable, Rufus E.
    • 1860
    • 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.
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    • 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.
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    • May 1, 1910
    • 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.
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    • [between 1860 and 1870?]
    • 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.
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    • [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...
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    • [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.
    • Cable, Rufus E.
    • between 1860 and 1869
    • Gold mining in Gilpin county

    • View of cabins in a mining camp with tailings, mines and sluices on a treeless hillside, Gilpin County, Colorado.
    • Cable, Rufus E.
    • between 1860 and 1869
    • 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.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1872 and 1878]
    • 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.
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    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Old mining works Montgomery Spanish arastra

    • View of an abandoned placer mine operation near Montgomery (Park County), Colorado. Wooden sluices and cabins are nearby.
    • Chamberlain, W. G. (William Gunnison), 1815-1910.
    • [between 1870 and 1880]
    • 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.
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    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • 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.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Chinese Gulch mining

    • View of a hydraulic mining operation at Chinese Gulch, in (probably) Colorado; shows men working, eroded ground, sluices, and wheelbarrows.
    • Duhem Brothers.
    • [between 1869 and 1879]
    • 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.
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
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    • 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.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • 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.
    • Hale, Danforth R.
    • 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.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • 1910
    • 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.
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
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    • 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.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1890 and 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.
    • Frenzeny & Tavernier.
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    • Miners near a sluice

    • Miners and their families pose near a sluice probably in Colorado. Their cabins are nearby.
    • Chamberlain, W. G. (William Gunnison), 1815-1910.
    • [between 1861 and 1875]
    • Early stamp mill

    • Abandoned stamp mill parts that include a waterwheel and a sluice box, in Colorado.
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    • 1936
    • Central City, Colorado

    • View of The New York Mill Company at the south end of Black Hawk leading into Central City, (Gilpin County) Colorado. Shows: mill building, smokestacks, houses, tailings, Colorado & Southern railroad tracks, and a wooden sluice with icicles.
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    • [1900?]
    • Gregory Gulch

    • Miners pose with their families by a sluice on Gregory Gulch near Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado.
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    • [between 1940 and 1960]
    • Hydraulic mining. The sluice blocks

    • View of a placer gold mine sluice between eroded embankments in California.
    • Thomas Houseworth & Co.
    • [between 1865 and 1880?]
    • 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.
    • Chamberlain, W. G. (William Gunnison), 1815-1910.
    • [between 1870 and 1880]
    • 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.
    • Chamberlain, W. G. (William Gunnison), 1815-1910.
    • [between 1870 and 1880]
    • 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...
    • McGrath, Maria Davies, 1865-1951.
    • 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."
    • McKee, Thomas Michael, 1854-1939.
    • 1897 Sep. 8
    • 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.
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    • 1903
    • Industries construction

    • Workmen dig with shovels near a sluice in Archer Canal in Denver, Colorado. A bridge on Alameda Avenue is in the distance.
    • Lillybridge, Charles S., 1849-1935.
    • [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.
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    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Ute-Ulay Mine Lake City

    • View of the Ute and Ulay Group Mine and the surrounding area near Lake City (Hinsdale County), Colorado. A sluice is near the shafthouse of the mine.
    • Dean, Frank E., photographer.
    • [between 1883 and 1889]

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