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    • Silver Plume

    • Piles of mine tailings dot the rocky hillside above Silver Plume, a mining community west of Georgetown in Clear Creek County, Colorado. Wood frame buildings stand along the dirt streets of the town. A log rail fence borders a railroad track.
    • Collier, Joseph.
    • [between 1875 and 1900?]
    • Colorado mine

    • View of an unidentified mine with tailings, tipple, and buildings, possibly the Camp Bird mine in Camp Bird, Ouray County, Colorado.
    • Fick, William L.
    • [1940?]
    • Mine and mill complex

    • View of unidentified mine and mill buildings with tailings in Colorado.
    • Fick, William L.
    • [1940?]
    • Bassick Mine near Querida

    • A dry goods store, a grocery store and a drug store stand across from the Bassick Mine near Querida in Custer County, Colorado. Men are gathered in front of the stores; piles of tailings are near the mine.
    • Collier, Joseph.
    • [between 1875 and 1900?]
    • Coal mine

    • View of a frame tipple and mine buildings at an unidentified coal mine in probably Las Animas County, Colorado. People stand near coal cars on train tracks near the tipple. Shows tailings piles, a railroad bridge and frame buildings on a hillside.
    • Aultman, Otis A., 1874-1943.
    • [between 1895 and 1915?]
    • Coal mine

    • View of an unidentified coal processing mill in probably Las Animas County, Colorado. Shows frame mill buildings, tailings piles, a mule-drawn ore cart, a tipple and railroad tracks.
    • Aultman, Otis A., 1874-1943.
    • [between 1895 and 1915?]
    • Toll Gate Saloon

    • View of the brick and stone, three-story Toll Gate Saloon in Black Hawk (Gilpin County), Colorado. Shows boarded up arched doorways or windows, second story windows with sills and decorative keystones, and a third floor balcony. A sign painted on...
    • Grant, George Alexander, 1891-1964.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • 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...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • 1895
    • "Bobtail Lode" at Central City [sic], Colorado

    • View of frame mine buildings at the Bobtail Mine in Blackhawk (Gilpin County), Colorado. Shows road grades, tailings piles, mine entrances, log cabins and frame buildings with smokestacks on a treeless hillside.
    • Hull, Arundel C., 1846-1908.
    • [between 1867 and 1868]
    • Leadville - Carbonate Hill

    • View of treeless Carbonate Hill in Leadville, Lake County, Colorado; shows several mine and mill buildings, houses, headframes, and tailings.
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • 1900
    • Golden Circle Railroad tracks

    • View of a narrow gauge double slip switch on Golden Circle Railroad tracks in Goldfield (Teller County), Colorado. Shows a signal, Denver and Rio Grande Railroad freight cars on tracks, a log cabin, mine buildings and tailings, and utility poles on...
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    • 1897
    • Caribou, Colorado, 1870-1899 circa (originals)

    • The mining town of Caribou stands at the base of a hill, possibly Boulder County Hill, in Boulder County, Colorado. A mine shafthouse stands near a pile of tailings in the right background.
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.;
    • [1899?]
    • Castleton Mine

    • The Castleton Mine stands next to a large rock formation, possibly Castle Rock, in Gilpin County, Colorado. Tailings from the mine spill down the hillside toward a railroad track that winds through the foreground. A large ranch is in Quartz Valley...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.;
    • [between 1899 and 1920?]
    • Nevadaville [graphic]

    • View of the town of Nevadaville (Gilpin County), Colorado. Shows wood frame commercial buildings and residences, the Methodist Episcopal Church, a school, outhouses, a head frame near a tailings pile, narrow gauge tracks and wagons.
    • Thomas, A. M., photographer.
    • [between 1900 and 1901]
    • Central City before the fire

    • The Teller House stands in the left center background on Eureka Street in Central City, Colorado. The hotel was named for Henry M. Teller, one of Colorado's first senators. Across Eureka Street is St. James Methodist Church. Houses and businesses...
    • Collier, Joseph.
    • [between 1870 and 1876?]
    • The town of Alma, South Park, Colorado

    • View west, across the Middle Fork of the South Platte River and mine tailings, to Alma, (elev. 10,353 feet) in South Park, Park County, Colorado, consists of wood frame residences, barns, sheds, painted false front commercial buildings, log cabins,...
    • Continent Stereoscopic Company.
    • [between 1886 and 1890]
    • Cripple Creek, Colo.

    • Panoramic view of brick and frame commercial buildings and houses in Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado. Shows mine buildings, tailings piles and utility poles. Mount Pisgah is in the distance.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • 1900
    • Pandora Mill, zigzag trail, Colorado

    • View of an ore car grade and a mountain valley at Pandora (San Miguel County), Colorado. Shows wooden frame buildings of the Pandora Mill at the Smuggler-Union Mine, tracks of the Sheridan Incline, a bridge over a creek, tailings piles and...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Dump of the Gold King Mine, Cripple Creek, Colo.

    • Men stand or sit and pose beside the Gold King Mine in Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado. Men have moustaches and beards and wear hats, vests and jackets. A man with a pipe reclines in a wheelbarrow. A man holds a wheelbarrow and poses beside...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1891 and 1900?]
    • 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.
    • Chamberlain, W. G. (William Gunnison), 1815-1910.
    • 1867
    • Ibex Mines

    • View of frame mine buildings, headframes and tailings piles at Ibex Mines near Leadville in Lake County, Colorado. Shows mountains in probably the Mosquito Range in the distance.
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    • [between 1891 and 1900?]
    • Gold King Mill near Silverton, Colo.

    • View of the Gold King Mill in Gladstone in the Cement Creek valley, San Juan County Colorado. Shows a multi-tiered gold processing building with dormer windows, ore cars, smokestacks, mine tailings, and an American flag on a flagpole. Storm Peak is...
    • Worthington, C. R.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Gregory Point near Central City, Colo.

    • View of frame mine buildings, smoke above processing mills and tailings piles in what is identified as "Gregory Point," between Central City and Black Hawk (Blackhawk, Gilpin County), Colorado.
    • Hull, Arundel C., 1846-1908.
    • [between 1867 and 1868]
    • Vidler Mine, Clear Creek County

    • Vidler Mine, Argentine District, Summit County, Colorado; Trans-Continental Transportation and Mining Company; shows Horseshoe Basin, miners' cabins, and mine tailings.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1921 and 1935]
    • Lawson, Col.

    • Bird's eye view of Lawson in Clear Creek County, Colorado. Shows Colorado Central Railroad tracks beside Clear Creek in the valley, mine buildings and tailings on a hillside and Pewabic Mountain in the distance.
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    • [between 1880 and 1895?]
    • Georgetown, looking south, Colo.

    • Panoramic view of frame and brick commercial buildings, houses and dirt streets in Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. A railroad trestle is over Clear Creek near tailings piles in the canyon. Shows the rounded spire of Our Lady of Lourdes...
    • Dalgleish, G. (George)
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Portland Mine

    • A view of the Portland gold mine near Victor (Teller county), Colorado. Shows mining buildings and equipment and piles of tailings. Painted on the roof of one small shack is "P. G. M. Co. office".
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Georgetown

    • Aerial view of Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Shows houses, commercial buildings, mine tailings piles and the two story, brick schoolhouse.
    • Messick, Turner B.
    • [between 1935 and 1940?]
    • Telegraph work

    • Colorado National Guard soldiers work to repair or install telegraph wire on a wooden telegraph pole in the Cripple Creek mining district in "Camp Goldfield" in Victor (Teller County), Colorado, during the Western Federation of Miners strike. Shows...
    • Yelton & Wisda Photo.
    • [1903]
    • Leadville, Colorado

    • Early view of Leadville, Colorado with the tops of evergreens and mine tailings in the foreground. Wood frame barns and sheds with corrals and log cabins are in the middleground and mountain slopes in background.
    • Gurnsey, B. H. (Byron H.), 1833-1880.
    • [between 1870 and 1879]
    • Gregory Gulch, Central City, Colorado

    • Several houses stand along a dirt road in Gregory Gulch in Gilpin County, Colorado. The gulch was named after John H. Gregory, who first discovered gold in Colorado in 1859. The cut in the hillside shows the vein Gregory followed in search of...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Poverty Flat, near Red Cliff

    • Mines and tailings on a hillside above Red Cliff (Eagle County), Colorado.
    • Hook, W. E. (William Edward), 1833-1908.
    • [between 1891 and 1897]
    • 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.
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    • 1887 December
    • West Leadville

    • In this view of west Leadville, Colorado, mine tailings and a long pipe are in the foreground with sheds, barns, lean-tos, log cabins, one-story residences, plank fences, cows, horses, and burros in the middleground. A sign on top of the barn roof...
    • Wakely, George D.
    • [1880]
    • Mine above Bonanza Legal Tender mine

    • A man and a woman stand on a pile of mine tailings while another man looks on from the doorway of a mine building at the Legal Tender mine near Bonanza, Colorado.
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
    • 1938
    • Mining above Bonanza

    • A man and a woman climb up a pile of mine tailings somewhere near Bonanza, Colorado.
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
    • 1938
    • The Town of Silver Cliff, Colorado

    • Panoramic view of buildings in Silver Cliff (Custer County), Colorado. Signs on brick and frame commercial buildings read: "Security House" and "Stoves." Church steeples are amid frame houses. Shows snow in the Wet Mountain Valley and on streets...
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    • 1900?
    • Altman, Col.

    • Panoramic view of frame houses and buildings in Altman (Teller County), Colorado. Shows tailings piles near log cabins and buildings on a commercial street with a sign that reads: "Altman Union Rooming House." Snow is on Pikes Peak and mountains in...
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    • 1897 November 20
    • Altman, highest incorporated town in world, Pikes Peak in distance

    • Panoramic view of frame houses and commercial buildings in Altman (Teller County), Colorado. Shows residences, mine buildings with smokestacks, false front businesses, and tailings piles. A business sign reads: "Geo McMillan, Grocer." Laundry is on...
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    • [between 1896 and 1898?]
    • Altman, Colo.

    • Panoramic view of frame houses and commercial buildings in Altman (Teller County), Colorado. Shows residences, mine buildings with smokestacks, false front businesses, and tailings piles. Business signs include: "Geo McMillan, Grocer" and "Johnson...
    • Harlan, Andrew James.
    • [between 1896 and 1898?]
    • Mines on Fryer Hill

    • View of industrial mine buildings, wood frame structures, and mine tailings on Fryer Hill in Leadville, Lake County, Colorado.
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    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • 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.
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    • 1893
    • Caribou, Colo.

    • View of mine buildings, tailings piles, piles of logs, and ore cars on a narrow gauge tipple in Caribou (Boulder County), Colorado. Wooden, metal, and tar paper structures on a hillside are probably part of a silver mine. Cars are parked near a...
    • Grant, George Alexander, 1891-1964.
    • 1950 October 19
    • Leadville, Colorado

    • A man sits in a horse-drawn carriage and poses beside probably ore car tracks at a mine in Leadville (Lake County), Colorado. Smoke rises from a frame mine building. Log houses, tailings piles, and headframes are on the treeless hillside.
    • Turner, Thomas C., photographer.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Gauntlet Mine, Quartz Hill, Central City

    • Miners and horses stand on Quartz Hill at the Gauntlet Mine in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. Shows a tipple, tailings pile, and a building with letters on roof that read: "Gauntlet H & T."
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    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Terrible Mine & Mill Silver Plume - Colo

    • View of the Terrible Mill and Mine at Silver Plume, Colorado. Shows wood frame buildings, wooden ore cars on track, trestle, smokestack, a pipeline and tailings pile.
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    • [between 1890 and 1910?]

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