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    • (Central) Commodore as seen from across gulch

    • View overlooking the ghost town of Commodore, Alamosa County, Colorado, shows a mountain valley dotted by dilapidated log cabins and mine tailings.
    • Camp Commodore (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Ghost towns--Colorado--Camp Commodore--1960-1970.; Mining--Colorado--Camp Commodore--1960-1970.
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    • (Upper) Commodore looking sw from across gulch

    • View of the ghost town of Commodore, Alamosa County, Colorado, shows decayed log buildings and mine tailings on hillside.
    • Camp Commodore (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Lamartine--1960-1970.; Ghost towns--Colorado--Camp Commodore--1960-1970.; Mining--Colorado--Camp Commodore--1960-1970.
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    • 12,000 feet

    • View of Baby Doe Tabor's cabin at the Matchless Mine In Leadville, Lake County, Colorado shows: mine building, headframe, tailings, with Sawatch Range in background.
    • Abandoned mines--Colorado--Leadville--1950-1960.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Leadville--1950-1960.; Leadville (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Matchless Mine (Lake County, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Sawatch Range (Colo.)--1950-1960.;...
    • 1953
    • 20,000 tons $20.00 ore

    • View of the Dew Drop Mine near Ward in Frances (Camp Francis, Dew Drop, Boulder County), Colorado. A man identified as Costy stands on tailings between the old and new shaft houses. Shows a tipple, and a log and wood retaining wall. Lumber and...
    • Dew Drop Mine (Boulder County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Frances (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mine buildings.; Mining.; Tipples.
    • [1895?]
    • 4 hoists on the hill, Primos, Lakewood

    • View of tailings piles, water tanks, piping, hoists, and trams at the Primos tungsten mine, Lakewood (Boulder County), Colorado.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Boulder County--1900-1930.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1900-1930.; Primos Mine (Boulder County, Colo.)--1900-1930.; Mining--Colorado--Boulder County--1900-1930.; Water tanks--Colorado--Boulder County--1900-1930.
    • [between 1900 and 1930?]
    • 4th of July mine

    • A group of dilapidated buildings represent the remains of the Fourth of July mine in Boulder County, Colorado. Piles of mine tailings, pine trees and rocky hills surround the area.
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Building deterioration--Colorado--Boulder County--1940- 1950.
    • 1944
    • 4th of July mine

    • A group of dilapidated buildings represent the remains of the Fourth of July mine in Boulder County, Colorado. Piles of mine tailings, pine trees and rocky hills surround the area.
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Boulder County--1940-1950.; Tailings (Metallurgy)--Colorado--Boulder County--1940- 1950.
    • 1944
    • 4th of July mine shafthouse

    • A dilapidated building near the top of the Continental Divide represents the remains of the shafthouse of the Fourth of July mine in Boulder County, Colorado. It is surrounded by a pile of mine tailings.
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Boulder County--1940-1950.
    • 1944
    • 4th of July mine shafthouse

    • A dilapidated building near the top of the Continental Divide represents the remains of the shafthouse of the Fourth of July mine in Boulder County, Colorado. It is surrounded by a pile of mine tailings.
    • Boulder County (Colo.)--1940-1950.
    • 1944
    • [Cri]pple Creek

    • Colorado National Guard soldiers sit or stand outside tents at probably Goldfield Camp in Victor (Teller County), Colorado, during the Western Federation of Miners strike. Men in uniform are near tailings piles, mine buildings, telegraph poles and...
    • Colorado. National Guard.--Colorado--Victor--1900-1910.; Cripple Creek Strike, Cripple Creek, Colo., 1903-1904.; Victor (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Military camps--Colorado--Victor--1900-1910.; Militia--Colorado--Victor--1900-1910.; Mine...
    • [1903]
    • "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.
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Bobtail Mine (Gilpin County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.; Tailing embankments--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.
    • [between 1867 and 1868]
    • "Goldfield" near Victor, Colo.

    • Overlook view of mines, tailings, and houses in Goldfield, (Teller County) Colorado.
    • Tailings embankments--Colorado--Goldfield--1930-1940.; Goldfield (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Gold mining--Colorado--Goldfield--1930-1940.; Houses--Colorado--Goldfield--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Goldfield--1930-1940.
    • [1930?]
    • "Little Jhonny" [i.e. Jonny or Johnny] worlds richest gold mine at Leadville, Colo.

    • View of the Little Jonny Mine in Leadville (Lake County), Colorado shows: buildings, tailings, ore cart tracks and platforms.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Leadville--1910-1920.; Leadville (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Gold mining--Colorado--Leadville--1910-1920.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Leadville--1910-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Leadville--1910-1920.
    • [1916]
    • A Cripple Creek Mine- "The Logan"

    • View of the Logan Mine works near Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado. Men stand and sit near a two story wooden slat building with two smoke stacks. Smoke rises from an anchored smokestack. One man chops wood with an ax. A hitched wagon stands...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Mining equipment--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • A trip to the old mine

    • A group of African American teenagers at Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado pose atop a tailings pile near either a silver, gold or tungsten mine. They wear dresses, pants, overalls, stockings, hats. Two have on sombreros, one...
    • Camp Nizhoni (Colo.)--People--1920-1930.; Young Women's Christian Association (Denver, Colo.). Phyllis Wheatley Branch--People--1920-1930.; African Americans--Colorado--Lincoln Hills--1920-1930.; Lincoln Hills (Colo.)--1920-1930.;...
    • 1928
    • A view of the Sangre de Christo from west Victor.

    • View of mines with tailings on Raven Hill near Victor (Teller County), Colorado. "Moose" is lettered on a mill building; the Sangre de Cristo mountains are in the distance.
    • Sangre de Cristo Mountains (Colo. and N.M.)--1890-1900.; Victor (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Gold mining--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.; Hills--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Victor--1890-1900.; Moose Mine (Teller County, Colo.)--1890-1900.;
    • September 2, 1897
    • A visit to Los Cerrillos mining district, Ruelina camp and shaft

    • View shows men among tents and tailings at the Ruelina camp and mine shaft in the Los Cerrillos mining district, near Cerrillos, Santa Fe County, New Mexico.
    • Mining camps--New Mexico--Santa Fe County--1880-1890.; Santa Fe County (N.M.)--1880-1890.; Mining--New Mexico--Santa Fe County--1880-1890.; Tents--New Mexico--Santa Fe County--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1885]
    • A. P. Tunnel Kelso Mt Georgetown, Colo

    • View of the shafthouse and tailings of the A P Tunnel Mine on Kelso Mountain near Silver Plume (Clear Creek County), Colorado.
    • Silver Plume (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Sliver Plume--1870-1880.
    • [between 1870 and 1880]
    • A.S. & R. Smelter, Leadville

    • View of probably the American Smelter and Refining Company smelter and the Arkansas River in Leadville (Lake County), Colorado. Shows smokestacks and a large tailings pile. Snow is on mountains in the distant Sawatch Range.
    • American Smelter and Refining Company--Buildings--1920-1940.; Arkansas River--1920-1940.; Leadville (Colo.)--1920-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Leadville--1920-1940.; Rivers--Colorado--Leadville--1920-1940.; Smelters--Colorado--Leadville--1920-1940.
    • [between 1920 and 1940?]
    • Abandoned mine

    • View of an abandoned mine and tailings in Colorado.
    • Abandoned mines--Colorado--1880-1900.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Above Dyersville

    • View of a tailings pile and the site of a mill at the abandoned Warrior's Mark Mine near Dyersville (Summit County), Colorado.
    • Abandoned mines--Colorado--Dyersville--1960-1970.; Dyersville (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Warriors Mark Mine (Summit County, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Mining--Colorado--Dyersville--1960-1970.; Ruins--Colorado--Dyersville--1960-1970.
    • August, 1961
    • Above Dyersville southwest of town

    • View of mine tailings at the abandoned site of the Warrior's Mark Mine near Dyersville (Summit County), Colorado.
    • Abandoned mines--Colorado--Dyersville--1960-1970.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Dyersville--1960-1970.; Dyersville (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Warriors Mark Mine (Summit County, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Mining--Colorado--Dyersville--1960-1970.
    • August, 1961
    • Above Idaho Spgs, Alma Lincoln mine

    • View of the Alma Lincoln mine with: buildings, tailings, tramway, railroad tracks, and ore cars in Idaho Springs (Clear Creek County), Colorado.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1930-1940.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1930-1940.; Idaho Springs (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mine railroads--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1930-1940.
    • 1939
    • Across Green Lake Road

    • Panoramic view, facing north, of Green Lake Road near Argentine Creek in the Argentine Mining District, Clear Creek County, Colorado. Tailings dumps and a shack show in the surrounding hills.
    • Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Mining--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1920-1930.; Roads--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930]
    • Aerial view at Victor, Colorado

    • Aerial view of Victor, Colorado; shows wooden frame medium-gable roof residences across hillside, Gold Coin Club building with enclosed second-story porch, commercial business district, mine headframes and tailings, and automobiles on dirt street.
    • Victor (Colo.)--1920-1930.
    • 1929?
    • Aerial view of Cripple Creek

    • Aerial view northwest towards Cripple Creek, Colorado; scene includes backside of Midland Terminal Railway station, plat of streets, and rubble and debris of demolished commercial business buildings; hillside is dotted with mine tailings; Mount...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Pisgah, Mount (Colo.)--1920-1930.
    • 1929
    • Ajax Gold Mine, Victor

    • Buildings of the Ajax gold mine sit atop a huge pile of tailings above the Midland Terminal Railway tracks, Victor (Teller County), Colorado. The Portland mine is visible in the distance. Shows houses along the railroad line.
    • Midland Terminal Railway--1890-1910.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Victor--1890-1910.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Victor--1890-1910.; Ajax Mine (Teller County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Portland Mine (Teller County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Victor...
    • [between 1898 and 1910?]
    • Alice (Rio Grande County), Glory hole

    • View shows dilapidated buildings and tailings piles from the Glory Hole mine, Alice (Rio Grande County), Colorado.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--1940-1960.; Mining--Colorado--1940-1960.
    • [between 1940 and 1960?]
    • Alice 1955

    • View of remains of a mining operation in Alice, Clear Creek County, Colorado; shows collapsed buildings and mine tailings.
    • Alice (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Mining--Colorado--Alice--1950-1960.
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    • Alice 1955

    • View in Alice, Clear Creek County, Colorado; shows mine ruins, hills, trees, and bushes; structures and mine tailings in the distance.
    • Alice (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Mining--Colorado--Alice--1950-1960.
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    • Alice 1955

    • View of mine ruins in Alice, Clear Creek County, Colorado; shows collapsing buildings and mine tailings.
    • Alice (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building deterioration--Colorado--Alice--1950-1960.; Mining--Colorado--Alice--1950-1960.
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    • Alice, gold mill from Glory Hole

    • View of the remains of the mill and tailings for the Alice Glory Hole Mine in Alice (Clear Creek County), Colorado. Shows a dirt road, log buildings, the remains of a tipple, the opening for a mine and mountains.
    • Alice (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Abandoned mines--Colorado--Alice--1960-1970.; Mills--Colorado--Alice--1960-1970.; Ore industry--Colorado--Alice--1960-1970.; Ruins--Colorado--Alice--1960-1970.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Alice--1960-1970.
    • 1965
    • Alma - Lincoln - surface buildings from west

    • View of the Alma Lincoln Mine in Idaho Springs (Clear Creek County), Colorado; shows ore car tracks, processing sheds, lumber, timber, a truck, tailings, and Clear Creek.
    • Alma Lincoln Mine (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Idaho Springs (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1940-1950.; Streams--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Alma Gold Mining Co.

    • Alma Gold Mining Company hydraulic placer dredge, Park County, Colorado shows tailings, settling pond and backhoe with Mosquito Range in background.
    • Alma Gold Mining Company (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dredges--Colorado--Park County--1930-1940.; Gold dredging--Colorado--Park County--1930-1940.; Park County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Park County--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Park...
    • February 24, 1936
    • Alma, Colo.

    • View of the town of Alma (Park County), Colorado. Tailings piles dot the landscape near the town.
    • Alma (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Alma--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Alma--1940-1950.
    • [1940]
    • Alma, Colo.

    • View west from above the icy Middle Fork of the South Platte, to the north side of Alma, (10,353 feet) in Park County, Colorado, includes large piles of tailings from placer and hydraulic dredge mining along the river. Town consists of scattered...
    • Alma (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Mining--Colorado--Alma--1920-1930.
    • [1929]
    • Alma, Colo.

    • View southwest from above the icy Middle Fork of the South Platte, to Alma, (10353 feet) Park County, Colorado, includes large piles of tailings from placer and hydraulic dredge mining along river. Town consists of scattered wood frame residences,...
    • Alma (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Mining--Colorado--Alma--1920-1930.
    • [1929]
    • Alta

    • A lone building stands next to a pile of tailings amidst the ruins of the mining town of Alta, Colorado (now a ghost town) in San Miguel County. Boards and debris litter the foreground and the barren hillside.
    • Alta (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Ghost towns--Colorado--Alta--1970-1980.
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    • Alta

    • A dirt road winds through the town of Alta, Colorado in San Miguel County. Mine tailings litter the side of the road; dilapidated buildings in the background.
    • Alta (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Ghost towns--Colorado--Alta--1970-1980.
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    • Alta mine, Telluride Colo., Silver Mt., 13,000 ft.

    • The surface structures and tailings of the Alta mine at the base of Silver Mountain are near the shore of the Alta Lakes, San Miguel County, Colorado.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--San Miguel County--1910-1930.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--San Miguel County--1910-1930.; Alta Lakes (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Alta Mine (San Miguel County, Colo.)--1910-1930.; San Miguel County (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Silver...
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Altitude 12,000 Sidney

    • Miners pose with a horse on a pile of mine tailings at Sidney Basin, Ouray County, Colorado.
    • Ouray County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Sidney Basin (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Horses--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Ouray County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Altman - 1942

    • View in Altman, Gilpin County, Colorado shows mine tailings, a shaft house and drill frame, and other buildings.
    • Altman (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Altman--1940-1950.
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    • 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...
    • Altman (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Altman--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Altman--1890-1900.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Altman--1890-1900.
    • 1897 November 20
    • 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...
    • Altman (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Altman--1890-1900.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Altman--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Altman--1890-1900.
    • [between 1896 and 1898?]
    • Altman, Colo., Altitude 10,550 Feet

    • Panoramic view of frame houses and commercial buildings in Altman (Teller County), Colorado. Shows residences, mine buildings with smokestacks, sheds, false front businesses and piles of mine tailings. Snow covered Pike's Peak is in the distance.
    • Altman (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Altman--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Altman--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • 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...
    • Altman (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Altman--1890-1900.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Altman--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Altman--1890-1900.
    • [between 1896 and 1898?]
    • American Flat (Comstock) mill Storey Co. Nev

    • View of American Flat mining processing facility of the Comstock Mine, Storey County, Nevada; shows mine sheds, tailings, elevators, water tanks and low hills.
    • Storey County (Nev.)--1910-1940.; Buildings--Nevada--Storey County--1910-1940.; Mills--Nevada--Storey County--1910-1940.; Mining--Nevada--Storey County--1910-1940.
    • [between 1910 and 1940?]

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