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Alex Martin #2904 -
Struck it Big, North Star Mountains, Emily Mine
Thurlow Photograph #114 Manitou and vicinity, miners prospecting -"Struck it
rich" Prospectors examining an ore sample near Cripple Creek. This image
is a compelling one, showing the romance of far off adventure, dreams made
possible and real. This early photographer chronicles the essence of the early
gold rush in Colorado.
Fyer Hill, Leadville Colorado
Prize mine Nevadaville, Colorado
Hydraulic mining in Russell Gulch Clear Creek Colorado -
J. Collier #167
Russell Gulch mining Colorado
J. Collier #168
Photograph by Duhem Brothers Rocky Mountain Scenery. Miners working sluices in
Clear Creek Canyon near Idaho.
T.C. Miller Alma, Colorado. Hydraulic Mining -
Known as Booming
Prospector at camp near Mosquito Pass -
Van Horn Photographer "The first execution under the
Territorial government was that of a man named Van Horn, who was hanged at
Central City, in January 1864, for the Murder of Josiah Copeland." Hall- History
of Colorado., page 150.
Gray's Peak Summit house and surveyor's, miners, weather scientists.
Alexander Martin, The Dinner Hour 1888
Red Cliff Colorado
N.A. Forsyth Lighting the rattails
The Sigafoos Tunneling Machine Georgetown -
American Rotary Tunnel Machine and Development Co.
W. G. Chamberlain Terrible lode. part of the
Seven-Thirty Mines on Brown and Sherman Mountains above Silver Plume, Colorado.-
Miners' started work at 7:30, and note the head frame for the aerial tram.
Mine Underground Haulage way
Yankee Girl Mine
Mine in the San Juan's
Miner in a stope
Silver Bullion at Buena Vista train station.
Silver bullion at Buena Vista from Leadville. Period copy print of W.H. Jackson
& Co, Denver, Colorado. 3116. Silver Bullion.
Horse powered whim for pulling ore cars out of the mine. Before steam power did
the job more efficiently
Peabody mining claim Chamberlain, W.G.
Cripple Creek Miners
Burleigh Tunnel, Silver Plume -
Site of the first steam powered rock drill
Mining scene on Hoosier Pass Breckenridge Colorado -
W.G. Chamberlain Photographer
Snowshoes at a mine in the San Juan's
Dyer Mine Leadville mine building & Mules -
Alexander Martin Photographer # 229
Alexander Martin -
The Dyer Mine Leadville mule skinner ,
variation # 2908
Dyer Mine Leadville mule skinner and ore packer -