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    • Sinking shaft with windlass

    • Well-dressed men stand on a wooden platform and operate a windlass to a mine shaft in Colorado. The shafthouse, a tailings dump, and a railroad to another mine are in the distance.
    • Hoisting machinery--Colorado--1890-1900.; Mine buildings--Colorado--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1890-1900.
    • 1897
    • Central City. Prospectors Windlass 1898

    • A mining prospector leans over a windlass at a mine west of Central City in Gilpin County, Colorado. The miner wears a hat and a work coat and pants. Large pieces of wood are scattered on the ground.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hoisting machinery--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Central City--1890-1900.; Prospecting--Colorado--1890-1900.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Mining shaft

    • View of mine windlass and log structures near Stirling City (Sterling City, Park County ? ), Colorado.
    • Sterling City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Log buildings--Colorado--Sterling City--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Sterling City--1870-1880.
    • [between 1876 and 1880]
    • Sinking shaft with windlass

    • Miners use a windlass to dig a mine shaft in Colorado. The shafthouse, a tailings dump, and mine railroad of another mine are in the distance.
    • Hoisting machinery--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mine buildings--Colorado--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Gundy's Ranches and windlass

    • A windlass stands in the foreground of this view of two ranches, probably in Gilpin County, Colorado. Large rock formations stand on the slope of the hill behind the two ranches. A dirt road leads back to the ranch in the right midground.
    • Gilpin County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Gilpin County--1900-1920.; Ranches--Colorado--Gilpin County--1900-1920.; Roads--Colorado--1900-1920.; Rock formations--Colorado--Gilpin County--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Men near a well

    • Men pose with a shovel and rifle near the windlass of a well probably at the Pikeview Quarry near Cascade,El Paso County, Colorado.
    • Cascade (El Paso County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Miners--Colorado--Cascade--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Cascade--1890-1910.; Wellheads--Colorado--Cascade--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Gorham

    • Interior view of a hoisting engineer who stands at the controls of a hoist and windlass in the shafthouse of the Gorham Mine near Gorham (Boulder County), Colorado.
    • Gorham (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Gorham Mine (Boulder County, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Coal mining--Colorado--Gorham--1910-1920.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Gorham--1910-1920.; Miners--Colorado--Gorham--1910-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Gorham--1910-1920.
    • [between 1911 and 1914]
    • Buena Vista Mine & Pikes Peak

    • View of Buena Vista Mine in Teller County, Colorado. Shows a partially constructed wood shafthouse with head frame, windlass, miners, and harnessed mule. Pikes Peak is in the distance.
    • Buena Vista Mine (Teller County, Colo.)--1880-1900.; Teller County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Teller County--1880-1900.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Teller County--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Teller County--1880-1900.;...
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Denver Public Library construction

    • View of the partially constructed Denver Public Library at Colfax Avenue and Bannock Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. A crane, windlass, and cut stone pieces are near the building.
    • Denver Public Library--Buildings--1900-1910.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.;...
    • [1907 or 1908]
    • Cripple Creek Colorado

    • Miners pose with a dog on a wooden platform, hand-crank windlass, and bucket above a well near Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado.
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1920.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1920.; Miners--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1920.; Wellheads--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1920.
    • [between 1890 and 1920]
    • The Copper Commander Mine

    • Miners, who include the Williamson family, pose near the windlass of the Copper Commander Mine near Turret (Chaffee County), Colorado.
    • Copper Commander Mine (Chaffee County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Turret (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Miners--Colorado--Turret--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Turret--1890-1910.; Williamson--Family.
    • [between 1950 and 1970]
    • Iron Silver mine - horse for pulling train cars out of tunnel

    • A horse-driven windlass is being used to pull ore carts from the tunnel of the Iron Silver mine, Lake County, Colorado.
    • Iron Silver Mine (Lake County, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Lake County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Lake County--1870-1880.; Horses--Colorado--Lake County--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Lake County--1870-1880.
    • [between 1870 and 1880?]
    • Aztec Lode Independence G M C La Belle, NM

    • Miners pose on and near the headframe of the Aztec Lode mine near La Belle, New Mexico. One man holds a hand-powered windlass.
    • La Belle (N.M.)--1890-1910.; Hoisting machinery--New Mexico--La Belle--1890-1910.; Miners--New Mexico--La Belle--1890-1910.; Mining--New Mexico--La Belle--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Gold mining, Colorado, Buena Vista

    • Close up view of a mine shaft near Buena Vista (Chaffee County), Colorado. Shows a winch or windlass, a wheelbarrow, pickaxes and a shovel near a mine shaft in the ground. Buckets and ropes are beside trees.
    • Buena Vista (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gold mining--Colorado--Buena Vista--1880-1890.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Buena Vista--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Buena Vista--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Looking North at site of new hanger

    • Construction workers use a windlass to lower a section of pipe into a trench near Denver Municipal Airport (Stapleton International Airport) in Denver, Colorado. A ditch digging machine and an airport hangar are in the distance.
    • Denver Municipal Airport--1940-1950.; Trenching machinery--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Pipes (Conduits)--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Airports--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Construction...
    • 1940 November 1
    • Buena Vista Mine and Pikes Peak, Wilson Creek

    • Six men stand around a partially constructed shafthouse at the Buena Vista Mine in Teller County, Colorado. A horse stands near a windlass. Pikes Peak is in the distance.
    • Buena Vista Mine (Teller County, Colo.)--1880-1900.; Teller County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Teller County--1880-1900.; Mine buildings--Colorado--Teller County--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Teller County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Independence-Cripple Creek hoist room

    • Interior view of the shafthouse of the Independence Mine near Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado. The hoisting engineer poses near a set of levers. Another man stands near an engine and a windlass.
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1910.; Interiors--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1910.
    • [March, 1896]
    • Independence-Cripple Creek hoist room

    • Interior view of the shafthouse of the Independence Mine near Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado. The hoisting engineer poses near a set of levers. Another man stands near an engine and a windlass.
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1910.; Interiors--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1910.
    • [March, 1896]
    • Mining hoists

    • A miner leans against a windlass pulling something up from below ground, probably in Gilpin County, Colorado. Wood boards lie on the ground near where the man stands. He wears a hat and work clothes.
    • Gilpin County (Colo.)--1890-1920.; Hoisting machinery--1890-1920.; Miners--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1920.
    • [between 1899 and 1920?]
    • Gold mining near Buena Vista

    • View of gold mine shaft with windlass, wheelbarrow, and supplies, Chaffee County, Colorado.
    • Chaffee County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gold mining--Colorado--Chaffee County--1880-1890.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Chaffee County--1880-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Chaffee County--1880-1890.; Wheelbarrows--Colorado--Chaffee County--1880-1890.
    • [between 1882 and 1890]
    • Buena Vista Mine and Pike's Peak Wilson Creek

    • View of Buena Vista Mine with partially constructed log and wood shafthouse with head frame, iron windlass on the ground, men and horse, Teller County, Colorado. Pikes Peak is in the distance.
    • Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Teller County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Teller County--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Teller County--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Teller County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Buena Vista Mine & Pike's Peak

    • View of Buena Vista Mine in Teller County, Colorado. Shows partially constructed wood shafthouse with head frame, windlass, miners, and harnessed mule. Pikes Peak is in the distance.
    • Buena Vista Mine (Teller County, Colo.)--1880-1900.; Teller County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Teller County--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Teller County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • The Utica Ward, Colo.

    • View of the abandoned head frame and windlass of the Utica Mine near Ward (Boulder County), Colorado.
    • Utica Mine (Boulder County, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Ward (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Ward--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Ward--1940-1950.
    • [1940]
    • The City of Denver: Volume 3 Number 1, 1914 November 14

    • Newsletter produced semi-monthly by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1914 November 14
    • History of Denver

    • Comprehenisve study of the history of the Denver area before, during, and after the founding of the city.
    • Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1901

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