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  • Collection: Northwest Miners and Mining

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

"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…

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

Stoping drill at work removing ore from a vein face.

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

"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…

"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.…

"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…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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…

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