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[How the Natives collect gold in the streams]

[How the Natives collect gold in the streams]

Native men using hollow rods which they drive into the sandy bottom of streams to collect gold and other metals. Illus. in: Brevis narratio eorvm qvæ in Florida Americæ provi̇cia Gallis acciderunt, : secunda in... more

Flume ; Elevating water wheel / / Lith. & published by Britton & Rey, San Francisco, Cal.

Flume ; Elevating water wheel / / Lith. & published by Britton & Rey, ...

Pictorial lettersheet with two images on one page shows (top) miners working next to flume; and (bottom) miners working next to river with water wheel leading to sluice; with attached blank leaf. Title from ite... more

The mining business in four pictures : Going in to it, making something, making nothing, going out of it  / / Lith. & published by Quirot & Co., corner of Montgomery & California Sts., S.F.

The mining business in four pictures : Going in to it, making somethin...

Pictorial lettersheet with four images on one page and attached blank leaf. Title from item. Baird, California pictorial letter sheets, no. 171. Accession box no. DLC/PP-2011:179.07

Life in the gold mines, California ; / Lithographed from a photograph by Fishbourne & Gow, San Francisco.

Life in the gold mines, California ; / Lithographed from a photograph ...

Pictorial lettersheet shows operations at a mining camp. Title from item. Baird, California pictorial letter sheets, no. 132. Accession box no. DLC/PP-2011:179.19

[Miners panning for gold ; entering a mine shaft ; miners with equipment ; and miners cooking at camp] / Lith. of Britton & Rey, California St. corn. Montgomery St., S. Francisco.

[Miners panning for gold ; entering a mine shaft ; miners with equipme...

Pictorial lettersheet shows four images of mining life; attached blank leaf.

Sado

Sado

Print shows gold mines in cliffs on Sado Island, with miners carrying gold out of the mines. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the ... more

The gold mining town of Rock Creek, British Columbia, 1860

The gold mining town of Rock Creek, British Columbia, 1860

Photograph shows a cluster of log buildings, one identified as a restaurant, of the gold mining town, Rock Creek, British Columbia, as seen from a hillside above the town, with the creek in the background. Titl... more

Hydraulic mining near French Corral, Nevada County

Hydraulic mining near French Corral, Nevada County

Title from item. Gems of California scenery, no. 1404. The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. LOT subdivision subject: Hydraulic Mining.

Miners prospecting / Remington.

Miners prospecting / Remington.

Two miners panning for gold. 12385T U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item.

The Cradle / H. Sandham.

The Cradle / H. Sandham.

Hydraulic mining for gold in California. Illustration by Henry Sandham. Illus. in: The Century illustrated monthly magazine; 1883 Jan., p. 325. Reference copy also available in LOT 4397-H.

The Sluice / H. Sandham.

The Sluice / H. Sandham.

Hydraulic mining for gold in California. Illustration by Henry Sandham. Illus. in: The Century illustrated monthly magazine, Jan., 1883, p. 324. Reference copy also available in LOT 4397-H.

The Monitor / H. Sandham.

The Monitor / H. Sandham.

Hydraulic mining for gold in California. Illustration by Henry Sandham. Illus. in: The Century illustrated monthly magazine; 1883 Jan., p. 325. Reference copy also available in LOT 4397-H.

Virginia & Truckee ore train Crown Point trestle ; Virginia & Truckee R.R. express and depot ; Early day scene in gold canyon when gold was first discovered in Nevada in 1850.

Virginia & Truckee ore train Crown Point trestle ; Virginia & Truckee ...

Photographs show trains, train depot, and trestle bridge; also earlier photograph of men looking for gold; at the Comstock Lode, Nevada. Title from item. Illus. in: Souvenir of the Comstock. Embracing the princ... more

[Panning for gold, Puerto Rico]

[Panning for gold, Puerto Rico]

Frank and Frances Carpenter Collection.

Lenskīĭ Gornyĭ Okrugʺ. Koreĭtsy starateli. Promyvka zolota lotkami / Fototipii︠a︡ Shererʺ, Nabgolt︠s︡ ʺ i Ko., Moskva.

Lenskīĭ Gornyĭ Okrugʺ. Koreĭtsy starateli. Promyvka zolota lotkami / F...

Print shows Korean men panning for gold in Lena Mining District, Russia.

River camp and Lake Bennett

River camp and Lake Bennett

Photograph shows tents near Lake Bennett. 68838 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. No. 87. Copyright by F.D. Fujiwara.

Better than Klondike! / Dalrymple.

Better than Klondike! / Dalrymple.

Print shows a bloated man labeled "Trusts" holding a gold mining pan with large gold nuggets, sitting by a stream labeled "Dingley Tariff" that flows from the U.S. Capitol building. Title from item. Illus. from... more

Sheep camp

Sheep camp

Photograph shows a tent camp in the middle distance, the foreground dominated by snow and the background by snow covered mountains. 68849 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. No. 70. Copyright by F.D. Fujiwara.

His silent partners / Dalrymple.

His silent partners / Dalrymple.

Print shows a prospector with a pick working next to a stream and a sluice-box labeled "Klondike Placer" surrounded by vultures labeled "Gin Mill Keeper, Card Sharp, Dance House Keeper, Gambling Den, Dive Keepe... more

No. 1, below on Anvil Creek, last clean-up for a day & one half run, $10,000.00, total output for two months, $120,000.00

No. 1, below on Anvil Creek, last clean-up for a day & one half run, $...

No. 59. Label on verso: "Department of Commerce and Labor, Coast and Geodetic Survey. Shelf Mark: V945. Dr. H. S. Pritchett, Superintendent. State, Alaska. Locality, No. 1, below on Anvil Creek, a tributary to ... more

Mr. Lindeberg panning gold at Pioneer Mine with a shovel

Mr. Lindeberg panning gold at Pioneer Mine with a shovel

Title transcribed from caption accompanying item. Forms part of: Frank and Frances Carpenter collection (Library of Congress). Gift; Mrs. W. Chapin Huntington; 1951.

Tunnel at Juneau Mine

Tunnel at Juneau Mine

Title transcribed from caption accompanying item. Forms part of: Frank and Frances Carpenter collection (Library of Congress). Gift; Mrs. W. Chapin Huntington; 1951.

Hydraulic gold mining

Hydraulic gold mining

Title transcribed from caption accompanying item. Forms part of: Frank and Frances Carpenter collection (Library of Congress). Gift; Mrs. W. Chapin Huntington; 1951.

Trees in front of mission, ladened with volcanic ash

Trees in front of mission, ladened with volcanic ash

Title transcribed from caption accompanying item. Forms part of: Frank and Frances Carpenter collection (Library of Congress). Gift; Mrs. W. Chapin Huntington; 1951.

Victor, Colo., and the Gold Coin Mine

Victor, Colo., and the Gold Coin Mine

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J Supplement (1901-1906). "WHJ 425" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 013841. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Gold mine

Gold mine

Title transcribed from caption accompanying item. Forms part of: Frank and Frances Carpenter collection (Library of Congress). Gift; Mrs. W. Chapin Huntington; 1951.

Gold mining

Gold mining

Title transcribed from caption accompanying item. Forms part of: Frank and Frances Carpenter collection (Library of Congress). Gift; Mrs. W. Chapin Huntington; 1951.

The Klondike, Discovery claim

The Klondike, Discovery claim

Four miners posed at mine, Yukon Territory. 1113 U.S. Copyright Office. No. X2733.

Lindeberg panning gold in a shovel at Pioneer Mine

Lindeberg panning gold in a shovel at Pioneer Mine

Title transcribed from caption accompanying item. Forms part of: Frank and Frances Carpenter collection (Library of Congress). Gift; Mrs. W. Chapin Huntington; 1951.

[Group portrait of a woman and three men, crouched outside, smiling; one of the men is displaying a dish of panned gold]

[Group portrait of a woman and three men, crouched outside, smiling; o...

Title transcribed from caption accompanying item. Forms part of: Frank and Frances Carpenter collection (Library of Congress). Gift; Mrs. W. Chapin Huntington; 1951.

Men panning gold

Men panning gold

Title transcribed from caption accompanying item. Photo by Lomen Bros., Nome. Forms part of: Frank and Frances Carpenter collection (Library of Congress). Gift; Mrs. W. Chapin Huntington; 1951.

The Klondike--prospectors a [sic] Claim 29, above Hunker

The Klondike--prospectors a [sic] Claim 29, above Hunker

1132 U.S. Copyright Office. No. X2749.

The strenuous life in the Klondyke [i.e., Klondike]

The strenuous life in the Klondyke [i.e., Klondike]

Men digging for gold, Klondike, Yukon Territory.

Dewey mine, showing old Caswell sluice

Dewey mine, showing old Caswell sluice

Gold mine on Thunder Mountain, Idaho. H35977 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 21. Copyright by W.W. Saunders.

General view of the Mohawk Mine, Goldfield, Nevada

General view of the Mohawk Mine, Goldfield, Nevada

H85504 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; P. E. Larson; November 21, 1906. On front: "The greateset gold mine known. First sixty days operation, $6,000,000.00 production. No. 4200. P. E. Larson photos, Go... more

Goldfield, Nevada, The World's Greatest Gold Ming [sic] Camp known

Goldfield, Nevada, The World's Greatest Gold Ming [sic] Camp known

H86455 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; P. E. Larson; December 18, 1906. Photographer's address: Esmeralda County, Goldfield, Nevada, U.S.A. No. 4202. Landmarks numbered on image, key at lower left.

General View of The Mohawk Mine, Goldfield, Nev. looking easterly showing all the millionaire monuments in line and the worlds greatest gold mine known

General View of The Mohawk Mine, Goldfield, Nev. looking easterly show...

H86457 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; P. E. Larson; December 18, 1906. Photographer's address: Esmeralda County, Nevada, U.S.A. No. 4205.

Homestake gold mine, Lead, S. Dak. flash-light photographs of the underground workings.

Homestake gold mine, Lead, S. Dak. flash-light photographs of the unde...

Photograph shows interior of large mine with timber supports; two men stand atop wood beam structure. Photo and copyright 1908 by W. B. Perkins, Jr., Lead, S. Dak. Additional title on item: Flash-light photogra... more

Dry placer mining at Orogrande

Dry placer mining at Orogrande

Photograph shows a group of men standing around entrance of cave observing man using dry washer. No. 1460. Spriggs Bros. & Wherry, Orogrande, N.M. Title from item.

Dobyvanīe zolotonosnago peska. Berezovski

Dobyvanīe zolotonosnago peska. Berezovski

In album: Views in the Ural Mountains, survey of industrial area, Russian Empire, LOT 10335-A, no. 190. Credit line: Prokudin-Gorskiĭ photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.... more

Zolotonosnai︠a︡ ri︠e︡chka Berezovka na Berezovskom prīiski︠e︡

Zolotonosnai︠a︡ ri︠e︡chka Berezovka na Berezovskom prīiski︠e︡

In album: Views in the Ural Mountains, survey of industrial area, Russian Empire, LOT 10335-A, no. 187. Credit line: Prokudin-Gorskiĭ photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.... more

Rabota starateleĭ. [Berezovski]

Rabota starateleĭ. [Berezovski]

Woman and boy mining by a stream.

Staratelʹskīi︠a︡ raboty na r. Berezovki︠e︡. Berezovski

Staratelʹskīi︠a︡ raboty na r. Berezovki︠e︡. Berezovski

In album: Views in the Ural Mountains, survey of industrial area, Russian Empire, LOT 10335-A, no. 193. Credit line: Prokudin-Gorskiĭ photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.... more

Staratelʹskīi︠a︡ raboty okolo Berezovskago prīiska. Berezovski

Staratelʹskīi︠a︡ raboty okolo Berezovskago prīiska. Berezovski

In album: Views in the Ural Mountains, survey of industrial area, Russian Empire, LOT 10335-A, no. 188. Credit line: Prokudin-Gorskiĭ photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.... more

Men at work inside a mine. Idaho Springs, Co.

Men at work inside a mine. Idaho Springs, Co.

Photograph shows miners working by candlelight inside pit; man, atop ledge in back of shaft, stands next to mine car. Title from item.

Rabota starateleĭ. Berezovski

Rabota starateleĭ. Berezovski

Woman and boy mining by a stream. In album: Views in the Ural Mountains, survey of industrial area, Russian Empire, LOT 10335-A, no. 189. Credit line: Prokudin-Gorskiĭ photograph collection, Library of Congress... more

Washing gold

Washing gold

Title transcribed from caption accompanying item. Forms part of: Frank and Frances Carpenter collection (Library of Congress). Gift; Mrs. W. Chapin Huntington; 1951.

Gastineau Gold Crushing Mill

Gastineau Gold Crushing Mill

Title transcribed from caption accompanying item. Forms part of: Frank and Frances Carpenter collection (Library of Congress). Gift; Mrs. W. Chapin Huntington; 1951.

Anvil Creek gold mine

Anvil Creek gold mine

Title transcribed from caption accompanying item. Photo by Lomen Bros., Nome. Forms part of: Frank and Frances Carpenter collection (Library of Congress). Gift; Mrs. W. Chapin Huntington; 1951.

Gold mines, Bendigo, Vict., Australia

Gold mines, Bendigo, Vict., Australia

J246818 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 24247.

Placer mining near the Yukon River, Alaska

Placer mining near the Yukon River, Alaska

J290610 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 21100.

Detail of the mill at the Camp Bird Mine, Ouray County, Colorado

Detail of the mill at the Camp Bird Mine, Ouray County, Colorado

11671-18. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Add... more

Mill at the Camp Bird Mine, Ouray County, Colorado

Mill at the Camp Bird Mine, Ouray County, Colorado

11671-18. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Add... more

Mountain streams in Ouray County, Colorado run yellow because of the tailings from the gold mills

Mountain streams in Ouray County, Colorado run yellow because of the t...

11671-18. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Add... more

Mill at the Camp Bird Mine, Ouray County, Colorado

Mill at the Camp Bird Mine, Ouray County, Colorado

11671-18. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Add... more

The mill. Gold mine at Mogollon, New Mexico

The mill. Gold mine at Mogollon, New Mexico

Original negative missing. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA... more

Liberty Historic District, Gold Placer's Incorporated Claim, Route 2, Cle Elum, Liberty, Kittitas County, WA

Liberty Historic District, Gold Placer's Incorporated Claim, Route 2, ...

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-30 Survey number: HABS WA-163-I

Pineau Placer Mining Camp, Goldcreek, Powell County, MT

Pineau Placer Mining Camp, Goldcreek, Powell County, MT

Significance: The camp was constructed at an early date (1890s or shortly thereafter), and for three decades was associated with Gus Pineau, a well-known miner in the area. Up until the 1940s, the Pineau operat... more

Master Placer Mining Camp, Goldcreek, Powell County, MT

Master Placer Mining Camp, Goldcreek, Powell County, MT

Significance: Since its establishment in 1939-1940, the mine has been one of the few large-scale gold placer mining outfits to have operated successfully, not only in the Pioneer/Goldcreek district, but in Mont... more

Gold Dust Mine, Mill, & Camp Complex, Tram, Wards Gulch, Salmon, Lemhi County, ID

Gold Dust Mine, Mill, & Camp Complex, Tram, Wards Gulch, Salmon, Lemhi...

For additional historical and descriptive information, see HAER ID-24. Significance: The Gold Dust Mine, Mill, and Camp are locally significant as a representative example of the small lode mines which operated... more

Madam Felix-Hodson District Gold Mines & Mills, Southern Edge Salt Spring Valley, Copperopolis, Calaveras County, CA

Madam Felix-Hodson District Gold Mines & Mills, Southern Edge Salt Spr...

Significance: The Madam Felix-Hudson Mining District is significant in that it contains remains representing the entire span of mining activities in this area, from the middle 1850s through to the present day. ... more

Gold Placers Incorporated, Worker Quarters, Near Coal Creek & Yukon River, Eagle, Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, AK

Gold Placers Incorporated, Worker Quarters, Near Coal Creek & Yukon Ri...

Significance: Gold mining is an important theme in the history of the upper Yukon River region in Alaska and Canada. One of several mining camps in the area, the Coal Creek Mining Camp contains many important c... more

Gold Placers Incorporated, Mess Hall, Near Coal Creek & Yukon River, Eagle, Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, AK

Gold Placers Incorporated, Mess Hall, Near Coal Creek & Yukon River, E...

Significance: Gold mining is an important theme in the history of the upper Yukon River region in Alaska and Canada. One of several mining camps in the area, the Coal Creek Mining Camp contains many important c... more

Leesburg Mining District, Napias & Moose Creeks, Salmon, Lemhi County, ID

Leesburg Mining District, Napias & Moose Creeks, Salmon, Lemhi County,...

Significance: The Leesburg Mining District is one of the earliest gold mining camps in Idaho. It was established in 1866 during the Placer Mining Boom. The area has continued to be mined sporadically by small... more

Gold Dust Mine, Mill, & Camp Complex, Cabin, Wards Gulch, Salmon, Lemhi County, ID

Gold Dust Mine, Mill, & Camp Complex, Cabin, Wards Gulch, Salmon, Lemh...

For additional historical and descriptive information, see HAER ID-24. Significance: The Gold Dust Mine, Mill, and Camp are locally significant as a representative example of the small lode mines which operated... more

Gold Dust Mine, Mill & Camp Complex, Cabin, Wards Gulch, Salmon, Lemhi County, ID

Gold Dust Mine, Mill & Camp Complex, Cabin, Wards Gulch, Salmon, Lemhi...

For additional historical and descriptive information, see HAER ID-24. Significance: The Gold Dust Mine, Mill, and Camp are locally significant as a representative example of the small lode mines which operated... more

Gold Dust Mine, Mill, & Camp Complex, Shed, Ward Gulch, Salmon, Lemhi County, ID

Gold Dust Mine, Mill, & Camp Complex, Shed, Ward Gulch, Salmon, Lemhi ...

For additional historical and descriptive information, see HAER ID-24. Significance: The Gold Dust Mine, Mill, and Camp are locally significant as a representative example of the small lode mines which operated... more

Empire Mill, Southern Edge of Salt Spring Valley, Copperopolis, Calaveras County, CA

Empire Mill, Southern Edge of Salt Spring Valley, Copperopolis, Calave...

Survey number: HAER CA-76-B Building/structure dates: 1896 Initial Construction

Sunrise Mine, Hall, Granite County, MT

Sunrise Mine, Hall, Granite County, MT

Significance: The property was one of the more successful and longest operating of the dozen or so gold mills established in Granite County. It made significant contribution to the economic and social developme... more

Utica Mine, Angels Camp, Calaveras County, CA

Utica Mine, Angels Camp, Calaveras County, CA

Survey number: HABS CA-1492 Building/structure dates: before 1860 Initial Construction Building/structure dates: 1865 Subsequent Work Building/structure dates: 1893-1895 Subsequent Work

Gold Dust Mine, Mill, & Camp Complex, Bunkhouse, Wards Gulch, Salmon, Lemhi County, ID

Gold Dust Mine, Mill, & Camp Complex, Bunkhouse, Wards Gulch, Salmon, ...

For additional historical and descriptive information, see HAER ID-24. Significance: The Gold Dust Mine, Mill, and Camp are locally significant as a representative example of the small lode mines which operated... more

Emmetsburg Cemetery Monument, Hall, Granite County, MT

Emmetsburg Cemetery Monument, Hall, Granite County, MT

Significance: Founded in 1865-66, Emmetsburg was one of Montana's earliest mining camps. The townsite has been entirely destroyed by dredging, and the cemetery is the only remaining vestige. It is one of the ol... more

Royal Consolidated Gold Mine & Mills, Hoisting Work, 4.0 Air Miles Northwest of Copperopolis, Copperopolis, Calaveras County, CA

Royal Consolidated Gold Mine & Mills, Hoisting Work, 4.0 Air Miles Nor...

Significance: The Royal Consolidated 120-stamp mill replaced the older 40-stamp Pine Log Mill for processing ore from the Royal mine. Constructed at the top of a knoll, with 60 stamp batteries arranged back-to... more

Gold Dust Mine, Mill, & Camp Complex, Log Building, Wards Gulch, Salmon, Lemhi County, ID

Gold Dust Mine, Mill, & Camp Complex, Log Building, Wards Gulch, Salmo...

For additional historical and descriptive information, see HAER ID-24. Significance: The Gold Dust Mine, Mill, and Camp are locally significant as a representative example of the small lode mines which operated... more

Burro train--gold ore from Virginus mine near Ouray, Colo., U.S.A.

Burro train--gold ore from Virginus mine near Ouray, Colo., U.S.A.

9956 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by B.L. Singley. No. 9005. Title from item.

Gold in pan

Gold in pan

Title transcribed from caption accompanying item. Forms part of: Frank and Frances Carpenter collection (Library of Congress). Gift; Mrs. W. Chapin Huntington; 1951.

Promyvka starateli︠a︡mi zolotonosnago peska. Berezovski

Promyvka starateli︠a︡mi zolotonosnago peska. Berezovski

In album: Views in the Ural Mountains, survey of industrial area, Russian Empire, LOT 10335-A, no. 191. Credit line: Prokudin-Gorskiĭ photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.... more

Loads of gold coming down trail from tomboy mine to Telluride, Colo.

Loads of gold coming down trail from tomboy mine to Telluride, Colo.

Stereograph shows gold coming down trail, on horse-drawn wagons, to Telluride, Colorado. J141425 U.S. Copyright Office. No. (44)-10648; U-119002.

Promyvka starateli︠a︡mi zolotonosnago peska. Berezovski

Promyvka starateli︠a︡mi zolotonosnago peska. Berezovski

In album: Views in the Ural Mountains, survey of industrial area, Russian Empire, LOT 10335-A, no. 192. Credit line: Prokudin-Gorskiĭ photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.... more

Sainsevain Property, 14804 Summit Avenue, Fontana, San Bernardino County, CA

Sainsevain Property, 14804 Summit Avenue, Fontana, San Bernardino Coun...

Significance: The 1874 residence and ancillary structures a smokehouse and reservoir, are eligible for listing on the National Register according to Criteria A, B, C, (and D). The Sainsevain Complex is signif... more

Gold in pan

Gold in pan

Title transcribed from caption accompanying item. Forms part of: Frank and Frances Carpenter collection (Library of Congress). Gift; Mrs. W. Chapin Huntington; 1951.

Promyvka starateli︠a︡mi zolotonosnago peska. Berezovski

Promyvka starateli︠a︡mi zolotonosnago peska. Berezovski

In album: Views in the Ural Mountains, survey of industrial area, Russian Empire, LOT 10335-A, no. 191. Credit line: Prokudin-Gorskiĭ photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.... more

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