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    • Marshall Basin Mines

    • View of mines in Marshall Basin including large tailing piles, a collection of office buildings, mill buildings, and tents near timberline, San Miguel County, Colorado.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Red Mountain Town, jail

    • View of the ruins of the jail in Red Mountain (Red Mountain Town, Ouray County), Colorado. Two men are near a Jeep station wagon beside the tailing embankments from the National Belle Mine, a collapsed tipple and wooden structures, and a partially...
    • Bachman, Al.
    • 1967
    • Water supply ditch, So. Platte Dr. Co.

    • View of a ditch that leads to the South Platte Dredging Company hydraulic placer gold mining dredge near Fairplay (Parker County). Gravel tailing piles are nearby and mountains are in the distance. Shows part of the dredge.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1930 and 1950?]
    • So. Platte Dr. Co.

    • View of an extended arm and conveyor belt on the South Platte Dredging Company hydraulic placer gold mining dredge near Fairplay (Park County), Colorado. Gravel tailing piles are on the ground at the end of the mechanical arm.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1930 and 1950?]
    • Anaconda, Colo. looking N. E.

    • View northeast across Ananconda, Teller County, Colorado, of several camps including Squaw Gulch, Mound City, and Barry nestled in valley below Gold Hill; features wood frame gabled houses, log cabins, false fronts, and a smelter lining the dirt...
    • Yelton, Edgar A.;
    • [1899]
    • Anaconda, Colo.

    • View northeast across Ananconda, Teller County, Colorado, shows a town of several camps including Squaw Gulch, Mound City, and Barry nestled in valley below Gold Hill. Wood frame gabled houses, log cabins, false fronts, and a smelte fill the...
    • Harlan, Andrew James.
    • 1975
    • Chain of Mines Central City, Colo.

    • View, facing west, of the Chain O'Mines Mill and the abandoned depot of the Colorado and Southern (C&S) submerged in the tailing pond. The Columbia, Fourth of July, Hubert, Ashtabula, and Prize Mines are in the distance. The aerial mine tramway to...
    • Denver Commercial Photo Co.
    • [between 1927 and 1940]
    • Silver Plume showing mines

    • View of Silver Plume (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Shows tailing piles on Republican Mountain from the Pelican Dives, Upper Dives, Baxter, Josephine and Eaglebird mines, residences, Pelican Road, and Clear Creek.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Globe Smelter

    • View of Globe Smelter at 52nd (Fifty-second), Logan, and Washington Streets in Denver, Colorado. Men work in the yard. Shows brick masonry buildings, furnaces, tall smelter chimneys, ladders, tailing piles, and carts. Several large ore crucibles...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1889 and 1920?]
    • Fluorspar Mill, 4UR Ranch

    • View of the abandoned Colorado Fluorspar Company Mine and mill on the 4UR ranch in Wagon Wheel Gap (Mineral County), Colorado. Shows a tailing pile, ore house and deteriorated wooden buildings. Corrugated metal buildings are next to the mill. Goose...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 2009
    • Animas Forks, Colorado

    • View of the bustling camp of Animas Forks in the Animas River valley, (11,300 feet) San Juan County, Colorado; includes walled tents, wood frame gable structures, log cabins and a few false fronts; large tailing dumps from hydraulic mining along...
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    • [between 1877 and 1885]
    • 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
    • So. Platte Drg. Co.

    • View of the South Platte Dredging Company hydraulic placer gold mining dredge probably near Fairplay (Park County), Colorado. Shows dredge equipment, tailing piles, and hose.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1930 and 1950?]
    • Pike's Peak from Altman, Colo.

    • View of the northwest side of Altman, Colorado, located three miles north of Victor in Teller County, includes small wood frame residences, sheds, outhouses, false front businesses, smelters, mines, and tailing dumps. Business signs include "Geo...
    • Detroit Publishing Co.
    • [1896 and 1898]
    • Looking north in Leadville, C.&S. depot at left

    • Leadville, Colorado, looking north over small wood frame residences, sheds, picket fences, boardwalks, false front businesses, and tailing dumps. A Colorado and Southern Railroad depot is to the west where smoke rises from locomotives on the...
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • [1929]
    • View down the street from our house, Bull Hill, Altman, Colorado

    • View down a main street in Altman, Colorado, located three miles north of Victor, on a saddle between Bull Hill and Bull Cliff, Teller County, shows the wide muddy street with a horse-drawn "Gillett Dairy" wagon, and townspeople in front of wood...
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    • [between 1890 and 1896]
    • U. S. Vanadium (near Rifle, Colo.)

    • View of a mining operation, sign reads: "United States Vanadium Company, A Division of Union Carbine and Carbon Corporation." Shows: mill and mine buildings, tailing pond, tailings.
    • Roach, Otto.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Marshall Basin mines, Telluride

    • View of mines in Marshall Basin including large tailing piles, collection of frame office and mill buildings, and tents near timberline, San Miguel County, Colorado.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Farncomb Hill from the north

    • View of mine buildings and tailing sites on Farncomb Hill near Breckenridge (Summit County), Colorado. Mines and workings are identified as Dogtown on Dry Gulch, the Wapiti group, the Boss and Key West workings, the Ontario. Shows Georgia Gulch,...
    • Westerman, Otto.
    • [between 1885 and 1890?]
    • Ore buckets

    • View of a mining operation in (probably) Colorado; shows an aerial tramway, tailing piles, timber cribbing, and ore processing sheds.
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    • [between 1933 and 1939?]
    • Inside house at Sneffels

    • Interior view of bay and rectangular windows in an abandoned house in Sneffels (Ouray County), Colorado. The windows have no glass. Shows a wall of quarter-sawn wood and ceiling joists. Tailing piles, a trail and trees show through the windows.
    • Bachman, Al.
    • 1967
    • Ore buckets on cable

    • View of a mining operation in (possibly) Colorado; shows an aerial tramway, ore buckets, tailing piles, tree stumps, and frame sheds.
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    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Idaho Springs

    • View of (probably) Idaho Springs (Clear Creek County), Colorado; shows houses, hills, Clear Creek, mine processing sheds, tailing piles, and settling ponds. The natatorium and schoolhouse are among town buildings.
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    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Looking S. at town of Argentine

    • View of Argentine (formerly Decatur, Rathborne), Summit County, Colorado; shows remains of several log and wood frame structures including a mining operation with tailing dumps on a slope.
    • Snow, E. A.
    • 1934
    • Idaho Springs

    • View of Idaho Springs (Clear Creek County), Colorado; shows Argo Mine tailing and timber piles, ore car tracks, houses, yards, Colorado Boulevard, Colorado and Southern Railroad tracks, Clear Creek, the Natatorium, Wykoff Lumber and Flirtation Peak.
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    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Dew Drop Mine, Frances, Colo.

    • Men, women and children, who include the Greulich family, pose on tailings and the tipple in the mine dump of the Dew Drop Mine near Ward in Frances (Camp Francis, Dew Drop, Boulder County), Colorado. The women wear long capes. The men wear suits,...
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    • 1895 July 29th
    • Victor Colo. (during 2nd strike)

    • Colorado National Guard soldiers hold Western Federation of Miners leaders at gun point on Fourth Street in Victor, Teller County, Colorado, during a mining labor strike. Brick businesses, mine processing buildings, tailing piles, and a crowd of...
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    • June 10, 1904
    • Mineral Hill Mill, near Iris

    • View of the Mineral Hill Mill, in Gunnison County, Colorado; shows gold mining ore processing sheds and tailing piles.
    • Williamson-Haffner.
    • [between 1895 and 1900?]
    • Chance and Amethyst - Mines of Fire

    • Men stand near a horse drawn wagon on a dirt road that weaves past buildings of the Last Chance and Amethyst Mines in Weaver near Creede (Mineral County), Colorado. Split logs, industrial buildings, and mining equipment litter the slopes nearby....
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    • [between 1893 and 1894?]
    • Site of Arapahoe Bar

    • View of Arapahoe City, (Arapahoe, Arapahoe Bar) pioneer placer mining camp, the earliest town in Jefferson County, Colorado, organized in 1858; named for the Arapaho Indians; extensive gold dredging operations in 1904 left tailing dumps covering...
    • Milligan, Edward William, 1869-
    • July 1928
    • Goldfield, Independence & Altman

    • View northwest towards Goldfield, Independence and Altman, in Teller County, Colorado, shows Goldfield at the bottom with Bull Hill far left and Bull Cliff on right. Independence is on the slope between the two hills and Altman is high on the...
    • Harlan, Andrew James.
    • [between 1896 and 1898]
    • Site of Arapahoe Bar, July 1928

    • View of Arapahoe City, (Arapahoe, Arapahoe Bar) pioneer placer mining camp, the earliest town in Jefferson County, Colorado, organized in 1858; named for the Arapaho Indians; extensive gold dredging 1904 operations with tailing dumps on site along...
    • Milligan, Edward William, 1869-
    • July 1928
    • Old mill & dump

    • Mining ore processing shed in (probably) Colorado; shows frame buildings, a privy, tailing piles, and snow.
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • [between 1900 and 1940?]
    • The Gold King, Cripple Creek

    • View of the entrance to the Gold King Mine near Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado. Shows wood shed, tailing piles, and rocky slope.
    • Hook, W. E. (William Edward), 1833-1908.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Amethyst and Chance mines, Creede, Colo.

    • Children stand on the slope of a hill near the Amethyst and Chance Mines in Weaver, near Creede (Mineral County), Colorado. Shows mine buildings and tailing piles. Smoke rises from smoke stacks.
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    • 1895 July 17
    • Penrose Mine

    • Children stand on a dirt road near the Penrose Mine in Leadville (Lake County), Colorado. A boy rides in a wagon pulled by a donkey. Shows the mine head frame, mill building, and tailing piles.
    • Erdlen, C. W.
    • [between 1893 and 1900?]
    • Head of Russell Gulch

    • View of Russell Gulch, Gilpin County, Colorado, consists of frame dwellings, mines, tailing piles adjoining the Gregory District. Founded in 1859 by William Green Russell; by 1860 it had a population of 2500.
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    • 1900
    • Site of Arapahoe Bar

    • View of Arapahoe City, (Arapahoe, Arapahoe Bar) pioneer placer mining camp, earliest town in Jefferson County, Colorado, organized in 1858, named for the Arapaho Indians; gold dredging operations in 1904 left tailing dumps on a site along Clear...
    • Milligan, Edward William, 1869-
    • July 1928
    • Georgetown, Colorado

    • View northeast over Georgetown, Colorado. The Julius Pohle house is along the road to Silver Plume. Chimney Rock is void of its smokestack. Griffith, Woodchuck and Saxon Mountains are in background. Landmarks include: original Catholic church, Our...
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    • [between 1900 and 1917]
    • Western Feldspar Milling Co.

    • View of the Western Feldspar Milling Company yard in Denver, Colorado; shows mining ore processing sheds, tailing piles, and freight cars.
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    • [between 1933 and 1939?]
    • Mine in Gunnison County

    • View of mine buildings and tailing piles at an unidentified mine probably in Gunnison County, Colorado. Mountains are in the distance.
    • Dean, Frank E., photographer.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Saratoga Mine shaft houses

    • View of three shafthouses and tailing piles of the Saratoga Mine near Idaho Springs (Clear Creek County), Colorado.
    • Eaton, E. A.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Raven Hill from Anaconda, Cripple Crk. Mg. District

    • View of the town of Anaconda and surrounding mines in Teller county, Colorado. View includes Low Line, Mary McKinney (McKinney Mining Company), and Morning Glory mines. Industrial features on the landscape include mine tailings, smelters and ore...
    • Hook, W. E. (William Edward), 1833-1908.
    • 1904
    • Spring Gulch

    • View of the Colorado Fuel & Iron Company coal camp of Gulch (Spring Gulch) in Pitkin County, Colorado. Smoke rises from the engine of a Colorado Midland Railway Company train. Shows Spring Gulch Mine, a tipple, tailing piles, houses, and industrial...
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    • [between 1888 and 1916?]
    • Alice, view looking southwest

    • Southwest across Alice, in Clear Creek County, Colorado is one of the largest mining camps in the Fall River valley below Saint (St.) Mary's Glacier, settled in the early 1880s. Widely scattered ruins of the small boom town include mines and...
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    • 1911
    • Rosita

    • View over Rosita, Custer County, Colorado, shows frame dwellings, businesses, fenced yards, mining sheds and tailing piles on hill slopes.
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    • [between 1875 and 1881?]
    • Looking north east over Geo. Town

    • View from Leavenworth Mountain northeast toward Georgetown, Colorado. A man wearing a cap, jacket, and white scarf stands on the slope looking over the town. Landmarks include: original Catholic church, Our Lady of Laurdes with the Catholic school,...
    • Dickerson, A. E.
    • [between 1900 and 1917]
    • Emmett Mine, Leadville

    • A Colorado National Guardsman stands on a hill and looks over the Emmett Mine in Leadville (Lake County), Colorado. The soldier guards the mining property during a labor dispute between mine owners and miners who belonged to the Western Federation...
    • O'Keefe & Stockdorf.
    • 1896
    • Where the spent shale is discharged

    • A man stands near the oil shale processing facility at the Index Shale Oil Company in De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado, Shows a Brown retort, a conveyor belt elevator for tailings, exhaust stacks, and sheds. The Roan Cliffs are in the distance.
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    • 1922

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