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    • Central City

    • View of Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado; shows Main and Eureka Streets, businesses, houses, mines, and tailings piles.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Gregory Lode looking south Gregory store & F. Smith Bank.

    • Miners pose outside the Gregory Store and the F. Smith Bank at Gregory Gulch near Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. Frame mine buildings, probably the Gregory Mine, are on the treeless hillside. Shows tailings piles, stone retaining walls,...
    • Gilpin County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Gregory Gulch (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Banks--Colorado--Gregory Gulch--1860-1870.; Gold mining--Colorado--Gregory Gulch--1860-1870.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Gregory Gulch--1860-1870.; Miners--Colorado--Gregory...
    • 1861
    • Empire City, C.T.

    • View of Empire (Clear Creek County), Colorado; shows log and wood houses, businesses, felled timber, tailings, and mine railroad tracks.
    • Empire (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Empire--1860-1870.; Log buildings--Colorado--Empire--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Empire--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Nevadaville, Colo. looking N W early 1860's

    • View, northwest, of Nevadaville, Gilpin County, Colorado, shows frame and log dwellings (some with exterior stone chimneys), mining facilities, wood piles, privies and tailings. The Continental Divide in distance is capped with snow.
    • Nevadaville (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Nevadaville, Colo

    • View of Nevadaville, Gilpin County, Colorado, in a shallow valley with snow patches, at foot of Bald Mountain, includes log, frame, and stone dwellings and businesses, mining facilities, tailings, trees and rail fences. Horse drawn wagons are on...
    • Nevadaville (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1864?
    • Flume near Idaho Springs

    • View of a wooden flume at probably a placer mine on Chicago Creek near Idaho Springs in Clear Creek County, Colorado. Shows a timber foot bridge over the creek, log cabins and tailings piles.
    • Chicago Creek (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Flumes--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1860-1870.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1860-1870.; Streams--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Gregory Gulch

    • View of businesses, frame mine buildings and head frames on a hillside in Gregory Gulch in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. People are in the arched doorway of the Gregory Store beside a horse-drawn wagon. Shows tailings piles on a treeless...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Gregory Gulch (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Mercantile facilities--Colorado--Central City--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1870-1880.
    • 1879
    • Leadville from California Gulch

    • This view southeast from California or Oregon Gulch of Leadville, Colorado, looks toward reduction and sampling works, with mine tailings in a wash area in the foreground. Sheds, barns, lean-tos, log cabins, tents, false front businesses, and some...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; Construction--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; Hills--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.
    • 1879
    • Invincible Mine, Rosita, Colo 1880

    • Tailings and snow surround a building at a mine identified as the Invincible Mine in Rosita (Custer County), Colorado.
    • Rosita (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Rosita--1880-1890.; Silver mining--Colorado--Rosita--1880-1890.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Rosita--1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • Old Geyser Cut above Silver Cliff

    • Miners push mine cars on wooden bridges between piles of tailings at the Old Geyser Cut near Silver Cliff, Custer County, Colorado.
    • Tailings embankments--Colorado--Silver Cliff--1880-1890.; Silver Cliff (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Bridges--Colorado--Silver Cliff--1880-1890.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Silver Cliff--1880-1890.; Miners--Colorado--Silver Cliff--1880-1890.;...
    • 1880
    • The old smelter on the east side of south 9th street near the river

    • View of a smelter plant with smokestacks, railroad cars, and tailings in Canon City, Fremont County, Colorado.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Buildings--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.; Smelters--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • Tabor Stamp mill, Leadville

    • View of the Tabor Stamp Mill in Leadville, Lake County, Colorado includes mill building, smokestacks, houses, tents, and tailings.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.; Leadville (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Mills--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.; Tents--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • Forest King mine and camp

    • A burro stands next to a tall tree at the Forest King mine and camp, Gunnison County, Colorado. Miners, tailings, mining equipment, and tents are in the background.
    • Mining camps--Colorado--Gunnison County--1880-1890.; Forest King Mine (Gunnison County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gunnison County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Donkeys--Colorado--Gunnison County--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Gunnison County--1880-1890.
    • 1882
    • Caribou Hill

    • Two men tend a hoist bucket as a third looks on, Caribou Hill, Boulder County, Colorado. Other mines and piles of tailings are on the hill behind them.
    • Tailings embankments--Colorado--Boulder County--1880-1890.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Caribou Hill (Boulder County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Boulder County--1880-1890.; Miners--Colorado--Boulder...
    • 1883
    • Little Pittsburgh Mine, Leadville, Colo.

    • Little Pittsburgh mine on Fryer Hill in Leadville, Lake County, Colorado with mine and mill buildings, tailings, house, log cabins, sign reads: "Laundry."
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.; Leadville (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Little Pittsburgh Mine (Lake County, Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cabins--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.
    • 1885
    • Aspen, Colorado

    • Aspen, Colorado, sits at the base of Aspen Mountain. Buildings include one and two story wood-frame structures. A building is under construction in the foreground. Aspen Mountain has been scarred by mine tailings; a road traverses diagonally the...
    • Aspen (Colo.)--1880-1900.
    • 1886
    • Aspen, Colorado

    • View of Aspen, Colorado, taken from Smuggler Mountain, shows one and two-story buildings, including one under construction. Aspen Mountain, in the background across the valley, is scarred with mine tailings and a road that traverses up the side of...
    • Aspen (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Mountains--Colorado--Aspen--1880-1890.
    • 1886
    • Marysville from the north

    • Distant view of frame houses and buildings in Marysville (Lewis and Clark County), Montana. Shows mine tailings on mountains and a wooden Northern Pacific Railroad (Helena and Northern Railroad Company) trestle.
    • Helena and Northern Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Northern Pacific Railroad Company--1880-1890.; Marysville (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cities & towns--Montana--Marysville--1880-1890.; Mining--Montana--Marysville--1880-1890.;...
    • 1887 December
    • The city of Leadville, Colorado, and its surroundings

    • View of Leadville in Lake County, Colorado. Shows miners gathered at a mine. Shows headframes, tailings piles, smelters with smokestacks, and frame or brick buildings and houses. Snow is on the Sawatch Range in the distance.
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Sawatch Range (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.; Headframes (Mining)--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.
    • 1888 December 1
    • Nevadaville, Colo

    • View of Nevadaville, Gilpin County, Colorado, includes log dwellings, rail fence, mine tailings, sheds, and criss-crossing wagon ruts.
    • Nevadaville (Colo.)--1880-1890.
    • 1888?
    • Nevadaville about 1888

    • View of Nevadaville (Gilpin County), Colorado; shows log dwellings, Quartz Hill, Pozo Mill, a monitor roofed mining facility, firewood, a buckboard, smokestacks, and tailings piles.
    • Nevadaville (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Quartz Hill (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Nevadaville--1880-1890.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Nevadaville--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Nevadaville--1880-1890.; Ore...
    • 1888?
    • Nevadaville panorama

    • Middle left image of a panoramic view of Nevadaville, Gilpin County, Colorado, shows frame and log dwellings, mining facilities with tripods with pulleys and cable for moving ore, neatly stacked firewood, tailings and roads on Quartz Hill.
    • Nevadaville (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Quartz Hill (Colo.)--1880-1890.
    • 1888?
    • Nevadaville panorama

    • Middle image of a panoramic view of Nevadaville, Gilpin County, Colorado, shows frame and log dwellings, the Pozo Mill, tailings, a monitor roofed mining facility, tripods with pulleys and cables to move ore, neat stacks of firewood, and roads cut...
    • Nevadaville (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Quartz Hill (Colo.)--1880-1890.
    • 1888?
    • Nevadaville panorama

    • Right image of a panoramic view of Nevadaville, Gilpin County, Colorado, shows frame and log dwellings, a false front commercial building, a horse and buggy and a dog. Quartz Hill is covered with mine tailings.
    • Nevadaville (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Quartz Hill (Colo.)--1880-1890.
    • 1888?
    • Nevadaville panorama

    • Middle right image of a panoramic view of Nevadaville, Gilpin County, Colorado, shows frame and log dwellings, Pozo Mill, tailings, a monitor roofed mining facility, square smokestacks and neat stacks of firewood. Men pose by a buckboard in the...
    • Nevadaville (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Quartz Hill (Colo.)--1880-1890.
    • 1888?
    • Nevadaville panorama

    • Left image of a panoramic view of Nevadaville, Gilpin County, Colorado, shows frame and log dwellings, mining facilities and tailings. Roads cut through Quartz Hill in the background.
    • Nevadaville (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Quartz Hill (Colo.)--1880-1890.
    • 1888?
    • Don't be frightened, old Jenny is trne, Aspen, Colorado

    • A man holds two burros bearing two children next to elevated tracks above Aspen, Colorado. The tracks are built on mine tailings leading out of a mine.
    • Aspen (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Children--Colorado--Aspen--1890-1900.; Donkeys--Colorado--Aspen--1890-1900.
    • 1890
    • Virginius Mine

    • View of the Virginius Mine complex atop Mt. Sneffels, (Ouray County), Colorado. Shows the wood frame processing facilities, shaft house, a ladder, smokestacks, dormer windows, gable roofs, sheds and tailings.
    • Ouray County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Sneffels, Mount (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Virginius Mine (Ouray County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Ouray County--1890-1900.
    • 1890 July 10
    • Slide mine, Gold Hill, Colo.

    • View of the first Slide mill on the south side of Left Hand Canyon, Boulder County, Colorado. It is perched on the side of a steep hill with a large tailings pile above it and to the side. In the 1930s, the sixty foot timber wall of the mine's...
    • Tailings embankments--Colorado--Boulder County--1890-1900.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Left Hand Canyon (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mills--Colorado--Boulder County--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Boulder County--1890-1900.
    • 1890?
    • Drumlummon mine, Marysville, Montana

    • View shows a settling pond, tailings, and mining buildings at the Drumlummon mine, Marysville, Montana.
    • Mine buildings--Montana--Marysville--1890-1900.; Settling basins--Montana--Marysville--1890-1900.; Tailings embankments--Montana--Marysville--1890-1900.; Drumlummon Mine (Lewis and Clark County, Mont.)--1890-1900.; Marysville (Mont.)--1890-1900.;...
    • 1890?
    • Drumlummon mine, Marysville, Montana

    • View shows tailings, an ore car track, and mining buildings at the Drumlummon mine, Marysville, Montana.
    • Mine buildings--Montana--Marysville--1890-1900.; Tailings embankments--Montana--Marysville--1890-1900.; Drumlummon Mine (Lewis and Clark County, Mont.)--1890-1900.; Marysville (Mont.)--1890-1900.; Mine railroads--Montana--Marysville--1890-1900.;...
    • 1890?
    • Yankee Girl Mines, Red Mountain, Colorado, U.S.A.

    • View of the Yankee Girl Mine near Red Mountain, Guston (Ouray County), Colorado. Shows a shaft house, standard gauge railroad tracks, tailings, wood frame buildings and a mountainside clear cut of trees.
    • Guston (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Yankee Girl Mine (Ouray County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Guston--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Guston--1890-1900.
    • 1891
    • Stumptown

    • View of the Last Chance, Amethyst, and New York mines in Weaver, near Creed, in Mineral County, Colorado. Shows industrial buildings, tailings piles, and road with switch-backs.
    • Amethyst Mine (Mineral County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Last Chance Mine (Mineral County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; New York Mine (Mineral County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Weaver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Weaver--1890-1900.;...
    • 1893
    • Champion Mine West Slope No. 2

    • View of a roof, mine tailings, and a valley probably in Colorado.
    • Mining--Colorado--1890-1900.
    • 1893, September 21
    • Militia - camp @ Altman from west. Bull Hill

    • View of a military encampment at Altman, Teller County, Colorado, during a mining labor strike; shows soldiers, tents, mine tailings, felled timber, businesses and houses. The Western Federation of Miners had their headquarters in Altman.
    • Altman (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Military camps--Colorado--Altman--1890-1900.; Militia--Colorado--Altman--1890-1900.; Miners' strikes--Colorado--Altman--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Altman--1890-1900.; Tents--Colorado--Altman--1890-1900.
    • 1894
    • Surveying for patent

    • A man with a surveyors transit poses with three men, one on horseback, and a woman and two girls, at the Dew Drop Mine in Ward (Boulder County), Colorado. The men wear jackets or overcoats and hats or caps. The woman wears a long checked dress...
    • Dew Drop Mine (Boulder County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Ward (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Children.; Horseback riding.; Miners.; Mining.; Surveyors.; Tipples.; Winter.; Women.
    • 1894 December 7th
    • Dew Drop Mine, Frances, Colo.

    • View of the Dew Drop Mine near Ward in Frances (Camp Francis, Dew Drop, Boulder County), Colorado. Shows the shaft house, a wood cabin, wood buildings, one with a brick chimney, the snow covered tailings, a tipple, and a log retaining wall. A buggy...
    • Dew Drop Mine (Boulder County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Frances (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Carts & wagons.; Mine buildings.; Mining.; Snow.; Tipples.
    • 1894 November 16th
    • Dew Drop Mine

    • Two girls and six men, identified left to right as Daniels, Mead, Vaughn, Smith, Correl, and General Ives, sit on tailings pile under the tipple at the Dew Drop Mine near Ward in Frances (Camp Francis, Dew Drop, Boulder County), Colorado. Shows a...
    • Dew Drop Mine (Boulder County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Frances (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mine buildings.; Mining.; Tipples.
    • 1894 November 7
    • Raven Hill, Katherine. Elkton. [graphic]

    • View of the Katherine and Elkton mine works near the town of Elkton, Teller County, Colorado. The Colorado Springs and Cripple Creek (C. S. & C. C.) District train runs near the Elkton mine building, with mine tailings on either side of the tracks....
    • Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek District Railway--1890-1900.; Elkton (Teller County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Elkton--1890-1900.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Elkton--1890-1900.
    • 1895
    • Strong mine on Battle mt.

    • View of the Strong Mine with tailings, smokestacks, and D. & R.G. railroad cars no.s 4266 and 4347, Victor (Teller County), Colorado.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company--Equipment & supplies--1890-1900.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.; Strong Mine (Teller County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Victor (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Gold mining--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.;...
    • 1895
    • Stratton's famous Independence mine at Victor.

    • The Independence Mine (gold) at Victor, Teller county, Colorado, owned by Winfield Scott Stratton. Shows single building with smoke stacks on a slope of tailings, men working, and a path leading to shaft house and hill.
    • Stratton, Winfield Scott, 1848-1902--Homes & haunts.; Victor (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Gold mining--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.
    • 1895
    • Cripple Creek or Victor Onieda Mill

    • View of the Onieda Mill, in Cripple Creek or Victor, Teller County, Colorado; shows mining ore processing facilities with a smokestack; a woman and boy stand on tailings.
    • Tailings embankments--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1900.; Teller County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mills--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1900.
    • 1895
    • Cripple Creek up to date

    • Bird's eye view of Cripple Creek, Colorado northwest from Gold Hill (possibly Anchoria-Leland Mine area) with Mount Pisgah in the background; surface mine buildings and tailings are in foreground; scene includes business commercial district with...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Pisgah, Mount (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • 1895
    • Mineral Hill. New Discovery Mine.

    • Men pose near the New Discovery Mine works on Mineral Hill, Cripple Creek Mining District, Teller County, Colorado. One man stands on the hoist frame while others stand near the wood mine building. An anchored smokestack stands near the building...
    • New Discovery Mine (Teller County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Teller County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mining equipment--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1900.
    • 1895
    • In Cripple Creek Dist. on Florence & Cripple Cr. R.R.

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande Railroad freight cars on the Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad in Teller County, Colorado. Shows telegraph poles, a poster of an elderly man that reads: "Where You Get Your Money's Worth, Shillings, Victor." Frame...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company--Equipment & supplies--1890-1900.; Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad Company--1890-1900.; Teller County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Headframes (Mining)--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1900.; Mine...
    • 1895
    • Independence Mine

    • View of the power house and tramway at the Independence Mine, Victor (Teller County), Colorado.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.; Stratton Independence Mine (Teller County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Victor (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.
    • 1895
    • Portland gold mining co. (top center) south slope

    • Overlook view of the Portland Gold Mining Co. mine and mill buildings with tailings and snow covered roads on Battle Mountain, Cripple Creek District, Teller County, Colorado.
    • Portland Gold Mining Company--Buildings--1890-1900.; Teller County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Gold mining--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1900.
    • 1895
    • Battle Mountain

    • View of tailings piles, mine buildings and headframes on Battle Mountain in Victor (Cripple Creek Mining District,Teller County), Colorado. Mine names are painted on two mine building roofs: "Anna Lee" and "Bob-Tail." Shows a curved road and sparse...
    • Anna Lee Mine (Teller County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Victor (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Gold mining--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1900.; Headframes (Mining)--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1900.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1900.; Tailings...
    • 1895
    • Battle Mountain, Bob-Tail, Anna Lee, Portland

    • View of tailings piles, frame mine buildings and headframes on Battle Mountain in Victor (Cripple Creek Mining District,Teller County), Colorado. One building has an unfinished roof. Shows portions of the Bob-Tail, Anna Lee, Portland and Black...
    • Anna Lee Mine (Teller County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Black Diamond Mine (Teller County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Portland Mine (Teller County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Victor (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Gold mining--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1900.; Mine...
    • 1895
    • Dew Drop Mine, Frances, Colo.

    • View of the Dew Drop Mine near Ward in Frances (Camp Francis, Dew Drop, Boulder County), Colorado. Shows the shaft house, tipples, tailings, a log retaining wall, a pile of lumber, and a privy. A man poses near the shaft house.
    • Dew Drop Mine (Boulder County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Frances (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mine buildings.; Mining.; Tailings embankments.; Tipples.
    • 1895 Feb. 28th

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