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  • Collection: Northwest Miners and Mining

NW_Strikes018.tif
Interior of the bullpen showing imprisoned miners eating with their plates on the ground, 1899.

NW_Strikes014.tif
The interior of the bullpen showing prisoners' bunks and imprisoned residents of the Silver Valley, 1899.

NW_Strikes013.tif
Group of participants in 1899 strike.

NW_Strikes012.tif
"The riots 1899 arose when the assistant manager of the Bunker Hill Mine refused to recognize the consolidated miner's union. On April 29, a party of 200 masked men took possession of a Northern Pacific Train at Burke and collecting men, arms, and…

NW_Strikes010.tif
A view of the bullpen of 1899 under construction, 1899.

NW_Idaho_Wardner001.tif
Elevation view of Wardner and Silver Valley. Studio information and date included on print, 1907.

NW_Strikes020.tif
View of the Bunker Hill & Sullivan concentrator after its dynamiting on April 29, 1899.

NW_Idaho_Wallace005.tif
Very early bird's-eye view of Wallace prior to 1888.

NW_Idaho_Wallace004.tif
Bird's-eye view of Wallace apparently prior to the Great Fire of 1910. Centered on the corner of 4th and Cedar Streets, the photo shows the explosive growth of this mining and timber center in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Taken c. 1900.

NW_Idaho_Wallace003.tif
Bird's eye view of Wallace over a decade after the 1910 fire. Note the brick construction. Rail cars filled with rock wait next to the railway station. Taken 1926.

NW_Idaho_Mullan001.tif
The Mullan Fire Department poses on their engine in front of a brick building. Undated.

NW_Idaho_Mullan002.tif
Snowstorm Lumber Mill in Mullan showing new tree growth on the surrounding hillside. Taken c. 1892.

NW_Idaho_Burke004.tif
"Gorge Gulch. Upper End of Burke down which all Hercules Ore was hauled; One team of horses would bring the load of ore down but it took 6 teams of draft horses to take the empty wagon back up. Looking up the canyon through Gorge Gulch and very…

NW_Idaho_Burke003.tif
"This mining camp as it appeared in 1887." Signs indicate the locations of the Poorman and Tiger Mines. Taken August 1887.

northweststrikes_4.tif
Panoramic view of the "bullpen" during the 1899 mining war. Taken in 1899.

northweststrikes_3.tif
View of the Frisco-Helena Mill following the July 11, 1892 explosion during the mining war of that year.

northweststrikes_2.tif
A group of men drill within the stockade at the "bullpen" with wooden guns and swords, 1899.

northweststrikes_1.tif
View from the railroad of Wallace, Idaho showing the tents of soldiers called to suppress the labor unrest of 1899.

northwestminesandmineralIDHercules_2.tif
View of the mine and its vicinity shortly after the discovery of the vein, ca. 1895.

northwestminesandmineralIDHercules_1.tif
Building a warehouse among the original Hercule surface buildings near level #1. The three men working on the warehouse roof are Ed Hedin, August Paulsen and Jerome Day. Harry Day's horse stands near the center. Date unknown.

northwestminesandmineralID_46.tif
The Bunker Hill and Sullivan mill before explosion of April 29, 1899.

northwestminesandmineralID_45.tif
The Empire State-Idaho Mill (concentrator) at Sweeney (later called Bradley). Started by F. Lewis Clark and Charles Sweeney of Spokane, ca. 1900.

northwestminesandmineralID_43.tif
Miners and horses haul equipment to a mine in the Coeur d'Alene. Undated.

northwestminesandmineralID_42.tif
Miners haul equipment to a mine in the Coeur D'Alene district. Undated.

northweststrikes_5.tif
Remains of Bunker Hill concentrator after April 29, 1899 explosion.

northwestminesandmineralID_41.tif
Children pose on a donkey in front of the Gove & Crane General Merchandise store in Kellogg, Idaho shortly after the start of the mining boom, ca. 1890.

northwestminesandmineralID_40.tif
Bunker Hill and Sullivan Mill in Kellogg, Idaho, 1899.

northwestminesandmineralID_38.tif
The mine and mill of the Interstate Mine, ca. 1890.

northwestminesandmineralID_37.tif
Miners work placer mines in Delta with hydraulic equipment in this photo from the 1890s.

northwestminesandmineralID_36.tif
Miners pose with their equipment in a mine in the Coeur d'Alene region.

northwestminesandmineralID_35.tif
Miners work a hard rock mine in Idaho.

northwestminesandmineralID_34.tif
Miners pose in front of a mine in the Coeur d'Alene mining district. Date unknown.

northwestminesandmineralID_33.tif
South Mill of the Bunker Hill & Sullivan Mining & Concentrating Co. at Kellogg, Idaho. The mill is used to treat zinc ore from the Star Mine which is jointly owned by Bunker Hill & Sullivan and the Hecla Mining Co. Taken 1-27-1926.

northwestminesandmineralID_32.tif
View of mining activities, including freight rail traffic, in Burke during the 1890s.

northwestminesandmineralID_31.tif
Miners stand on scaffolding during placer operations at the Mother Lode Mine near Murray, Idaho, ca. 1890

northwestminesandmineralID_30.tif
View of the Morning Mine tunnel under construction, ca. 1890.

northwestminesandmineralID_28.tif
A very early view of the Bunker Hill Mine and complex in Kellogg, Idaho, ca. 1890

northwestminesandmineralID_25.tif
Miners pose on machinery and track at a mine site in the Coeur d'Alene. Date unknown.

northwestminesandmineralID_20.tif
View of the Standard Mine (later amalgamated with the Mammoth Mine) in Mace, Idaho in the early 1890s, ca. 1892

northwestminesandmineralID_19.tif
Mine buildings at the Monring Mine in Mullan, Idaho in the early 1890s. c. 1892
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