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  • Collection: Northwest Miners and Mining

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.

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_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_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_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_Wallace005.tif
Very early bird's-eye view of Wallace prior to 1888.

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

northwestminesandmineralAK_1.tif
A horse team takes the boiler (weight 1990 lbs) to the Pueblo Mine near Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, 1900.

northwestminesandmineralAK_2.tif
"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.…

northwestminesandmineralAK_3.tif
"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…

northwestminesandmineralAK_4.tif
Miners near a spool of cable. Likely Independence Mine near Palmer and Wasilla, Alaska in the Willow Creek mining district. Taken mid-20th century.

northwestminesandmineralAK_5.tif
"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…

northwestminesandmineralBC_2.tif
Mr. English and Otto Hyslocker(?) pose in front of a cabin at the Le Roi Mine in the Rossland district, ca. 1890

northwestminesandmineralBC_3.tif
Shaft and ore dump of the Le Roi Mine in the Rossland mining district, ca. 1890

northwestminesandmineralBC_4.tif
Site of Hedley Mascot Gold Mines, Ltd. from 1936-1949. Near Hedley, BC. Taken 1990.

northwestminesandmineralBC_5.tif
Site of Hedley Mascot Gold Mines, Ltd. from 1936-1949. Near Hedley, BC. Taken 1990.

northwestminesandmineralBC_7.tif
Right of way for tram line to Premier Mine (Kootenays) south from Seven Mile near Trail, BC. Taken 1895.

northwestminesandmineralBC_8.tif
Premier Mine (Kootenays) near Trail, BC. Mine buildings overlooking the river valley, ca. 1900.

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.

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

northwestminesandmineralID_1.tif
An early view of the Morning Concentrator near Mullan, Idaho. Date unknown.

northwestminesandmineralID_2.tif
A view of the mine and mill of the Success Mine near Mullan, Idaho around the turn of the century, ca. 1900.

northwestminesandmineralID_3.tif
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…

northwestminesandmineralID_4.tif
Bunker Hill mill in Kellogg, Idaho. Taken in 1892.

northwestminesandmineralID_5.tif
Great Northern rail cars surround the Bunker Hill and Sullivan smelter in Kellogg. Taken October 27, 1923.

northwestminesandmineralID_6.tif
Group of miners in the Coeur d'Alene, ca. 1910.

northwestminesandmineralID_7.tif
The day shift of the Tiger mine poses for a photograph. Date unknown.

northwestminesandmineralID_8.tif
Miners use a hydraulic hoses to aid in placer mining on the Vestal claim before 1898.

northwestminesandmineralID_9.tif
Rail cars carry miners and ore to the Morning mill in the early days of its operation. Date unknown.

northwestminesandmineralID_10.tif
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…

northwestminesandmineralID_11.tif
Surface plant of the Bunker Hill & Sullivan Mining & Concentrating Co. at Kellogg, Idaho.

northwestminesandmineralID_12.tif
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.

northwestminesandmineralID_13.tif
Bunker Hill smelter at Kellogg, Idaho with the Sweeney Mill in the foreground. The Sweeney Mill is used in concentrating custom ores, ca. 1925.

northwestminesandmineralID_15.tif
Man stands in front of Last Chance Mine buildings. Taken in 1895 near Wardner, Idaho.

northwestminesandmineralID_17.tif
Train cars wait at Frisco Mill in Mace, Idaho in 1892.

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

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

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

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