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    • Tailings pond

    • View of an unidentified tailings pile and pond near an unidentified stream in possibly San Miguel County, Colorado. Shows a metal frame structure, a conduit and a building in the center of the tailings.
    • Tailings dams--Colorado--1950-1970.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--1950-1970.
    • [between 1955 and 1964?]
    • Shoring of Victor mines

    • A log retaining wall (cribbing) shores up mine tailings beside a road in Victor (Teller County), Colorado. Abandoned mines and tailings are in the distance.
    • Victor (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Abandoned mines--Colorado--Victor--1970-1980.; Retaining walls--Colorado--Victor--1970-1980.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Victor--1970-1980.
    • 1978
    • Mining, Gilpin County

    • A mine shafthouse with several levels stands in the right foreground near large piles of mine tailings, probably near Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. Several additional buildings stand in the background at the base of a hillside. Another...
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Central City--1890-1920.; Mine shafts--Colorado--Central City--1890-1920.; Tailings (Metallurgy)--Colorado--Central City--1890-1920.; Central City (Colo.)--1890-1920.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1890-1920.
    • [between 1899 and 1920?]
    • Mining, Gilpin County

    • A large mine shafthouse with several levels stands in the right midground near large piles of tailings, probably near Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. Additional buildings stand in the background at the base of a hill. Another mine...
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Central City--1890-1920.; Mine shafts--Colorado--Central City--1890-1920.; Tailings (Metallurgy)--Colorado--Central City--1890-1920.; Central City (Colo.)--1890-1920.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1890-1920.;...
    • [between 1899 and 1920?]
    • Mining, Gilpin County

    • The Wood Mine stands on a ridge at the top of a large pile of tailings, possibly in Gilpin County, Colorado. Additional mine shafthouses and piles of tailings stand in the right midground near the Wood Mine. Several more shafthouses stand at the...
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Gilpin County--1900-1920.; Mine shafts--Colorado--Gilpin County--1900-1920.; Tailings (Metallurgy)--Colorado--Gilpin County--1900-1920.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • 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?
    • We-got-em mine

    • Two automobiles are parked by a building, to one side of a tunnel, atop a tailings dump at the We-got-em mine (Gilpin County Gold Mining Company), Gilpin County, Colorado. Discarded mining equipment litters the area below the tailings.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Gilpin County--1910-1930.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Gilpin County--1910-1930.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1910-1930.; We-Got-Em Mine (Gilpin County, Colo.)--1910-1930.; Mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1910-1930.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Gregory Street, Central City streets

    • View of Central City, Colorado, overlooking the town from Central Hill. A mine, its tailings, and the tracks for the ore cars sit on the barren hill in the foreground. St. Aloysisus' Convent and School is behind the mine. Below in the gulch is...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890]
    • Cripple Creek, Colorado

    • Panoramic view of Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado. The Moon Anchor Gold Mining Company buildings, a wooden headframe, tailings, a water tank, and outhouse are on a dirt road on an embankment overlooking the town. Workmen and wagons are on...
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Moon Anchor Mine (Teller County, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Pisgah, Mount (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1900-1910.
    • Cripple Creek

    • View of Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado. Men work near horse-drawn wagons, mine tailings, and railroad tracks. Shows one and two-story residences and commercial buildings. The mountainside is spotted with mine tailings in the distance.
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1900-1910.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1900-1910.
    • 1900
    • Central City, Colorado

    • View of Central City, Colorado, taken from the west probably during the summer or early fall. The Opera House is in the lower right corner, and the Teller House is to its left. St. Mary's Church is in the center of the image. Tailings, which...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.
    • 1940
    • Lund, Greulich [families, Dew Drop Mine, Frances, Colo.]

    • Men, women and children, who include the Lund and Greulich families, pose on tailings in the mine dump of the Dew Drop Mine near Ward in Frances (Camp Francis, Dew Drop, Boulder County), Colorado. Two women wear long dresses and capes, one woman...
    • Dew Drop Mine (Boulder County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Frances (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Families.; Mine buildings.; Mining.; Tipples.; Greulich family.; Lund family.
    • 1895 May 11th
    • We-got-em mine

    • View of a portal and tailings on a hillside at the We-got-em mine (Gilpin County Gold Mining Company), Gilpin County, Colorado. Discarded mining equipment litters the area below the tailings.
    • Gilpin County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; We-Got-Em Mine (Gilpin County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • An aerial view of the restabilization of the Urad reclamation

    • Two dump trucks are parked in the reclamation area at the Urad mine site, Clear Creek County, Colorado. Crushed rock from the Henderson mine was hauled here and used as tailings cover and substrate for vegetation. The mill is in the background.
    • Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Urad Mine (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1970-1980.; Mining--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1970-1980.; Reclamation of land--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1970-1980.
    • [between 1970 and 1980]
    • Bull Hill East, Vindicator

    • Men pose on mining equipment in front of the Vindicator Mine on Bull Hill in the Cripple Creek Mining District,Teller County, Colorado. Shows a frame mine building with an unfinished roof, outbuildings and tailings piles. Small tailings piles and...
    • Teller County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Vindicator Mine (Teller County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Gold mining--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1900.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Breckenridge, Colorado

    • View of Breckenridge (Summit County), Colorado, looking southeast; shows tracks of the Colorado and Southern Railroad in the foreground, with mine tailings and hydraulic dredge. Dwellings and commercial buildings follow; one has an advertisement...
    • Breckenridge (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1910-1920.
    • [betwen 1910 and 1919?]
    • Tailings pile Central City

    • Men and women stand by automobiles parked near a pile of mine tailings near Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.; Automobiles--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.
    • 1953
    • Bachelor Mine

    • View of the abandoned Bachelor Mine, tailings piles supported by log retaining walls and wooden mine buildings near rock formations on Bachelor Mountain near Creede in Mineral County, Colorado.
    • Bachelor Mine (Mineral County, Colo.)--1990-2000.; Mineral County (Colo.)--1990-2000.; MIning.; Tailings embankments.; Mines and mineral resources--Colorado--Mineral County--Pictorial works.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Mineral...
    • 1994
    • Cripple Creek District, Teller Co.

    • Two men in suits, coats, and hats stand on a platform above a tall tailings pile at a mining camp near Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado. A utility pole is partially buried by the tailings. A painted wood building and other mill structures are...
    • Tailings embankments--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Wooden buildings--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Water in tailings pond is recovered to reuse in slurry pipeline

    • View of the drainage system and tailings pond at the Henderson Mill in Grand County, Colorado.
    • AMAX, Inc.--Branches, chapters, etc.--1970-1980.; Henderson Mine (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--Facilities--1970-1980.; Tailings dams--Colorado--Grand County--1970-1980.; Grand County (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Mining--Colorado--Grand County--1970-1980.
    • [between 1974 and 1980]
    • Mill and tailings

    • View of a mine ore processing site in (probably) Colorado; elevator sheds and a tipple with ore car tracks top piles of tailings.
    • Mining--Colorado--1910-1930.; Ore industry--Colorado--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Tunnel of the Hope M. M. & L. at Aspen, Colo.

    • View of Hope Mine Company operations near Aspen (Pitkin County), Colorado; shows the mine entrance, tailings, ore processing sheds, a smokestack, lumber, and railroad grade.
    • Hope Mine (Pitkin County, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Pitkin County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Pitkin County--1910-1920.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Pitkin County--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Red Mountain

    • View of the Idarado Mine near Red Mountain Town in the Red Mountain Mining District (Ouray County), Colorado. Shows metal buildings and tailings embankments. Red Mountain number 1 is in the distance.
    • Idarado Mine (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Ouray County (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Red Mountain Mining District (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Red Mountain Number 1 (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Mining--Colorado--Ouray County--1960-1970.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Ouray...
    • [between 1964 and 1967?]
    • Buena Vista smelter

    • View of the Colorado Smelting and Mining Company smelter probably in Buena Vista (Chaffee County), Colorado. Shows a wood frame building with inclined wooden tracks, a tailings pile, debris, and flat sand sifter screen. Men pose with bicycles near...
    • Buena Vista (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Mining.; Tailings embankments.
    • Standing at Station 3439 looking easterly.

    • View of Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks in Glenwood Canyon (Garfield or Eagle County) Colorado; also shows sign: "32/20," a flume and mine tailings, and the Colorado River.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1920-1930.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--1920-1930.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1920-1930.; Glenwood Canyon (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Mining--Colorado--1920-1930.; Railroad...
    • [between 1925 and 1929]
    • Among the mines on Carbonate Hill, Leadville, Col.

    • A miner stands on ore cart tracks next to the headframe of a mine on Carbonate Hill, Leadville (Lake County) shows: buildings and tailings.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Leadville--1910-1920.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Leadville--1910-1920.; Leadville (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Miners--Colorado--Leadville--1910-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Leadville--1910-1920.
    • 1900
    • Eagle River Canon

    • View of an unidentified mine, buildings, and tailings along the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company's line through Eagle River Canyon, Eagle County, Colorado.
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Eagle County--1890-1900.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Eagle County--1890-1900.; Eagle County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Eagle County--1890-1900.; Railroad...
    • [between 1891 and 1897]
    • Carbonate Hill, Leadville, Colorado Midland Ry.

    • View of treeless Carbonate Hill in Leadville, Lake County, Colorado shows several mine and mill buildings, houses, headframes, and tailings.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1910.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1910.; Leadville (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Mills--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1910.
    • [between 1898 and 1901]
    • Mine entrance

    • A man and dog stand in snow by a mine entrance, tailings pile, and a shed, in probably Colorado.
    • Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Newhouse Tunnel, Idaho Springs, Colo.

    • View of Newhouse Tunnel, mine dump tailings and smelter east of Idaho Springs, Colorado; shows Colorado and Southern Railway narrow gauge track and siding beside Clear Creek, Bertha Gold Mining and Milling Company wooden frame building, and Sun and...
    • Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Idaho Springs (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1900-1910.; Colorado and Southern Railway.
    • [between 1900 and 1904]
    • Victor, Colorado

    • View of the mining town of Victor (Teller County), Colorado. Shows one and two-story wood frame buildings, a trestle bridge, the Victor High School, the Victor Elementary School, and the Stratton Independence Mine with tailings and tramway. Squaw...
    • Squaw Mountain (Teller County, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Stratton Independence Mine (Teller County, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Victor (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Victor--1900-1910.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Victor--1900-1910.;...
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Bull Hill mines

    • View shows mines and tailings piles on the denuded southeast slope of Bull Hill, near Goldfield (Teller County), Colorado. Residences of the fledgling town in the foreground.
    • Tailings embankments--Colorado--Goldfield--1880-1910.; Goldfield (Colo.)--1880-1910.; Houses--Colorado--Goldfield--1880-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Goldfield--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1910?]
    • Reclaimed and seeded tailings offset the Urad Mill

    • View shows the reclamation efforts, using seeded tailings, at the Urad mine, Clear Creek County, Colorado. The mill is in the distance.
    • Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Mills--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1960-1980.; Mining--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1960-1980.; Reclamation of land--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1960-1980.
    • [between 1963 and 1974]
    • National Belle mine

    • View of the National Belle Mine, tailings, and railroad tracks, Red Mountain (Ouray County), Colorado. The Silverton Shay locomotive is behind the Red Mountain jail to the left.
    • Tailings embankments--Colorado--Red Mountain--1890-1900.; National Belle Mine (Ouray County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Red Mountain (Ouray County, Colo. : Town)--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Red Mountain--1890-1900.
    • [1891]
    • Jone's Pass

    • Two log cabins stand in the left foreground behind a group of pine trees near Jones Pass west of Empire on the border of Clear Creek and Grand Counties in Colorado. Another wood shelter is in the center midground near a pile of tailings, probably...
    • Tailings (Metallurgy)--Colorado--Empire--1930-1950.; Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Empire (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Log cabins--Colorado--Empire--1930-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Empire--1930-1950.; Passes...
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Robert Emmet Mine

    • Smoke rises from smokestacks on a hillside at the Robert Emmet Mine probably in Lake County, Colorado. Shows frame buildings, headframes and tailings piles on a hillside.
    • Lake County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Lake County--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Lake County--1890-1900.; Smokestacks--Colorado--Lake County--1890-1900.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Lake County--1890-1900.
    • 1897
    • Leadville Mine

    • View of the shafthouse and tailings of the Leadville Tunnel Mine near Aspen (Pitkin County), Colorado.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Aspen--1890-1910.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Aspen--1890-1910.; Aspen (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Leadville Tunnel Mine (Pitkin County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Aspen--1890-1910.
    • [between 1940 and 1960]
    • Golden Cycle Mine

    • View of the Golden Cycle Mine near Goldfield (Teller County), Colorado. Shows mine buildings and tailings.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Goldfield--1900-1910.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Goldfield--1900-1910.; Golden Cycle Mine (Teller County, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Goldfield (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Goldfield--1900-1910.
    • 1909
    • Last dredge in Breckenridge was raised and operated for a short time

    • View of a Royal Tiger Mining Company hydraulic placer gold dredge in Breckenridge, Summit County, Colorado; lettering on the treatment plant reads: "Tiger Dredge No. 1." The bucket-line and stacker extend from the half-submerged vessel; houses,...
    • Gold dredging--Colorado--Breckenridge--1930-1940.; Mining machinery--Colorado--Breckenridge--1930-1940.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Breckenridge--1930-1940.; Breckenridge (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Abandoned...
    • [between 1937 and 1939?]
    • Cripple Creek

    • View of Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado during the Western Federation of Miners labor strike. Shows stacks of lumber, railroad tracks, houses, mining buildings, and tailings.
    • Cripple Creek Strike, Cripple Creek, Colo., 1903-1904.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1900-1910.; Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Buildings--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1900-1910.; Lumber--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1900-1910.;...
    • 1903
    • The Bassick mine

    • View of the mill building, portal, stacks of timber, miners, and tailings piles at the Bassick mine, Custer County, Colorado.
    • Tailings embankments--Colorado--Custer County--1860-1880.; Bassick Mine (Custer County, Colo.)--1860-1880.; Custer County (Colo.)--1860-1880.; Mills--Colorado--Custer County--1860-1880.; Miners--Colorado--Custer County--1860-1880.;...
    • [between 1860 and 1880?]
    • Central City, Colo.

    • View of an unidentified mine near Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado; shows tailings, cabin, shaft house, and head frame.
    • Tailings embankments--Colorado--Central City--1900-1910.; Central City (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Cabins--Colorado--Central City--1900-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1900-1910.
    • [1900?]
    • Central City, Colo.

    • View of the Margaret-Sherman mine in Central City (Gilpin County) Colorado with ladder, tailings.
    • Tailings embankments--Colorado--Central City--1870-1890.; Central City (Colo.)--1870-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890?]
    • Sneffels

    • View of an unidentified mine in Sneffels (Ouray County), Colorado. Shows a two story building, abandoned out buildings and a tailings pile. A dirt road, rock formations and aspen and pine trees are near the mine.
    • Sneffels (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Sneffels--1960-1970.; Mining--Colorado--Sneffels--1960-1970.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Sneffels--1960-1970.
    • 1963
    • San Juan Chief Mill, Mineral Point

    • Aerial view of the San Juan Chief Mine stamp mill in Mineral Point (San Juan County), Colorado. Shows a wood frame building and tailings piles. A dirt road and wooden cabin are nearby.
    • Mineral Point (Colo.)--1970-1980.; San Juan Chief Mine (San Juan County, Colo.)--1980-1980.; Mills--Colorado--Mineral Point--1970-1980.; Ore industry--Colorado--Mineral Point--1970-1980.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Mineral Point--1970-1980.
    • 1973
    • 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
    • Tungsten, Colorado

    • View of tailings piles, mining buildings, tents, and an outhouse on a hill at the Vasco Number Six mine, Boulder County, Colorado.
    • Mine buildings--Colorado--Boulder County--1890-1920.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Boulder County--1890-1920.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1890-1920.; Vasco Number Six Mine (Boulder County, Colo.)--1890-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Boulder...
    • [between 1890 and 1920?]


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