Browse Items (70 total)

  • Collection: Northwest Miners and Mining

"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…

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

"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.

"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…

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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…

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

atom, dcmes-xml, json, omeka-json, omeka-xml, rss2