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  • Collection: Northwest Miners and Mining

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

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

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

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

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

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

Train cars wait at Frisco Mill in Mace, Idaho in 1892.

Man stands in front of Last Chance Mine buildings. Taken in 1895 near Wardner, Idaho.

Bunker Hill smelter at Kellogg, Idaho with the Sweeney Mill in the foreground. The Sweeney Mill is used in concentrating custom ores, ca. 1925.

The Standard Mine on Canyon Creek in 1892. That year witnessed a series of strikes by miners at the Standard and other mines. In 1904, it merged with Mammoth and became the Mace mine.

Surface plant of the Bunker Hill & Sullivan Mining & Concentrating Co. at Kellogg, Idaho.

Electrolytic zinc plant of the Sullivan Mining Co. under construction at Kellogg, Idaho and owned jointly by the Bunker Hill & Sullivan Mining & Concentrating Co. and the Hecla Mining Co. The stack to the left measures 255 ft in height. Note the…

Miners use a hydraulic hoses to aid in placer mining on the Vestal claim before 1898.

Rail cars carry miners and ore to the Morning mill in the early days of its operation. Date unknown.

The day shift of the Tiger mine poses for a photograph. Date unknown.

Group of miners in the Coeur d'Alene, ca. 1910.

Great Northern rail cars surround the Bunker Hill and Sullivan smelter in Kellogg. Taken October 27, 1923.

Bunker Hill mill in Kellogg, Idaho. Taken in 1892.

A composite showing the mines and features of Wallace, Idaho in the last decade of the 19th century. Composed while Jacob Lockman was mayor. Lower right-hand notes that the engineer of the Northern Pacific Engine No. 500 is L.W. Hutton - husband of…

An early view of the Morning Concentrator near Mullan, Idaho. Date unknown.

A view of the mine and mill of the Success Mine near Mullan, Idaho around the turn of the century, ca. 1900.

Premier Mine (Kootenays) near Trail, BC. Mine buildings overlooking the river valley, ca. 1900.

Right of way for tram line to Premier Mine (Kootenays) south from Seven Mile near Trail, BC. Taken 1895.

Site of Hedley Mascot Gold Mines, Ltd. from 1936-1949. Near Hedley, BC. Taken 1990.

Site of Hedley Mascot Gold Mines, Ltd. from 1936-1949. Near Hedley, BC. Taken 1990.

Shaft and ore dump of the Le Roi Mine in the Rossland mining district, ca. 1890

Mr. English and Otto Hyslocker(?) pose in front of a cabin at the Le Roi Mine in the Rossland district, ca. 1890

Miners near a spool of cable. Likely Independence Mine near Palmer and Wasilla, Alaska in the Willow Creek mining district. Taken mid-20th century.

"This is looking up from the mill to the mine portal and head house. The L shaped thing coming down from the head house is a snowshed through which we walk to work." Likely Independence Mine near Palmer and Wasilla, Alaska in the Willow Creek mining…

"Taken in the stope which adjoins mine. These were taken with a photoflash outfit with a Kodak Recomars [sic] '33.'" Miners pose in the interior of a mine. Likely Independence Mine near Palmer and Wasilla, Alaska in the Willow Creek mining district.…

"We are pulling an electric cable from the mill to the mine. The building on the lower left is the top of the mill where the tram buckets dump." Likely Independence Mine near Palmer and Wasilla, Alaska in the Willow Creek mining district. Taken…

A horse team takes the boiler (weight 1990 lbs) to the Pueblo Mine near Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, 1900.

Miners using hydraulic hoses remove surface rock and dirt from an evergreen covered hillside. Date unknown.

Stoping drill at work removing ore from a vein face.

View of two miners in an ore cart. Date unknown.

View of mine tunnel showing two miners operating an air hoist and ore car.
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