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Colorado State Research Guide

Mining accounted for the first extensive settlement around what is now Denver. Reports of gold began in the ... Federal census records for Colorado began in 1870, and were taken every ten years. Territorial and State censuses: The area which would later become ... Colorado, Statewide Marriage Index, 1900-1939 Colorado Marriages, 1859-1900 Other ...

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Summary of Gold Mining in US - Tuolumne County Historical ...

Summary of Gold Mining Techniques in . Western United States. 1842 - 1996 ... Dredging was the chief method of gold mining in California from 1900 to the 1960s. ... By 1870, quartz mining accounted for 31 percent of the dollars value of all gold mined in California.

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Colorado Online Historical Newspapers - Google Sites

Colorado Online Historical Newspapers Expand your research by checking out the Colorado Online Historical Directories here. Unsure of which county your city, town or village is a part? Check out RootsWeb's Town/County Locator here.

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PBS - THE WEST - Events from 1870 to 1880

1900-1917 1870 Buffalo hunters begin moving onto the plains, brought there by the expanding railroads and the growing market for hides and meat back east.

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Wyoming-Mines - Mining Artifacts

Commercial mining began with the arrival of the railroad. The first mines were located in Carbon and Rock Springs and were owned by the Wyoming Coal & Mining Company. When the railroad was relocated in 1899 to avoid a steep grade, the Carbon mines and the town around them were abandoned.

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History | Colorado Geological Survey

The rush to Colorado was on. Gold production from the central Front Range through 1990 was 7.3 million ounces. Since 1859 Colorado's mines have produced about 45 million ounces of gold. Colorado's largest gold discovery was the Cripple Creek district in 1893. This one district alone produced over 22 million ounces of gold.

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Boulder / Weld Coal Field | Colorado Geological Survey

Boulder / Weld Coal Field The Boulder-Weld (originally the Northern Field) coal field covers a large area northwest to north-northeast of Denver. Colorado's first coal mine began there in 1859 near Marshall, a small town near Boulder, as a wagon mine.From 1864 (when State mining records began)to the closing of the last operational mine in ...

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Leadville Colorado Mining History

The 18th Annual Conference of the Mining History Association was held in Leadville, Colorado, June 7-10, 2007. This was the Association's second conference in Leadville which, at its peak, was one of the largest silver camps in the world.

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Mine Accident and Fatality Resources by State

Table listing total fatalities and employment at metal and nonmetal mines since 1900. ... Colorado Mining Fatalities ... Pennsylvania Annual Report of Mines by Year: 1870-1979 Published since the 1870s this report contains production statistics, mine names, …

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PBS - THE WEST - Events from 1870 to 1880

1900-1917 1870 Buffalo hunters begin moving onto the plains, brought there by the expanding railroads and the growing market for hides and meat back east.

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Census Online - Colorado - 1870 Census Records

San Juan Co. 1870 Federal Census - Utah Indian Reservation White Inhabitants Located at USGenWeb Archives: San Juan Co., CO [Report Broken Link] Sedgwick Co. 1870 Federal Census Then Weld County Located at USGenWeb Archives: Sedgwick Co., CO [Report Broken Link] Summit Co. 1870 Federal Census Images Located at USGenWeb Archives Census Project ...

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Ghost Towns & Mining Camps of Colorado – Legends of America

Ghost Towns & Mining Camps of Colorado. During the late 19th century, gold fever roared through Colorado like wildfire, and mining camps and towns were literally born overnight. Seeking their fortunes, thousands of men arrived in the Centennial State in search of glittery minerals. Settlements grew up on rocky hillsides, in grassy meadows, and ...

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Colorado Mine Directory 1879-1910 NAME MINE / MILL …

Colorado Mine Directory 1879-1910 NAME MINE / MILL COMPANY page county metal/coal 1879 BALDWIN, CHARLES P HULDAH WEST ARGENTINE MINING Co 157 Clear Creek m 1879 BALDWIN, CHARLES P CAPTAIN WELLS 136 Clear Creek m 1879 BALDWIN, CHARLES P DEXTER 143 Clear Creek m 1879 BALDWIN, CHARLES P HOBART 156 Clear Creek m 1879

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Bradbury Gold and Silver Mining Co., ca.1870-1900 Specimen ...

BRADBURY GOLD AND Silver Mining Co., ca.1870-1900 Specimen Stock Certificate - $6.99. Description Colorado. Odd Shares Capital Stock Specimen Certificate, Black print on black border with green under tint on small sized certificate, Ornate company title at top, Fine condition with toning over right side and bottom right corner missing. Get Images that Make Supersized Seem Small.Tailor your ...

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History | Central City

William Byers, founder of the Rocky Mountain News, and some companions pitched their tents on open ground squarely in the center of the mining district. Thus Central City was born and was soon the leading mining center in Colorado. It came to be known as "The Richest Square Mile on Earth".

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Census Online - Teller Co., Colorado Census Records - 17 Links

Teller Co., Colorado [Bookmark This Page] [Link To This Page] State Colorado 1870 Census (58) 1880 Census (78) 1890 Census (1) 1900 Census (49) 1910 Census (35) 1920 Census (55) 1930 Census (10) County ... 1900 Federal Census Located at USGenWeb Census Project [Report Broken Link]

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Mining Companies beginning with the letters C - D

Colorado Copper Mining Company - Mine office: Copperfield, Fremont Co. 1899 Normal Price: $89.95 Our Sales Price: $69.95: Colorado Gold Mining Company of Philadelphia 1870 Normal Price: $295.00 Our Sales Price: $195.00: Colorado Investment Company ( Owned the Sovereign Mining Company in Colorado) - Inc. in New York 1885 Normal Price: $129.95

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Background on Colorado Agriculture | Colorado Agriculture ...

Background on Colorado Agriculture. Colorado did not strike early explorers as a potential Garden of Eden. When he crossed from Nebraska into the future Colorado Territory on July 6, 1842, John C. Fremont wrote: "The impression of the country traveled over today was one of dry and barren sands." The next day he noted,

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Mining on the American Frontier – Legends of America

The history of Mining in the United States, with articles, historic sites, ghost towns, mining terms, treasure tales and more. ... Battle Mountain Mines in Cripple Creek, Colorado by Detroit Photographic Co., 1900 ... Colorado, Idaho, Arizona, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Alaska.

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Timeline of mining in Colorado - Wikipedia

The Colorado Mining Association formed (incorporated 1897). 1870 Golden City: Territorial School of Mines construction began in 1870 by George Maxwell Randall, an Episcopal Bishop. It was sold in 1874 to the Territory of Colorado and is now the Colorado School of Mines.

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Mining Tools of the late 1800s - Daryl Burkhard

Other styles of hats worn in the late-1800s can be viewed in two photos owned by the Colorado Historical Society. The first shows miners predominantly in felt hats and the second shows a mixture of hats. Both photos were taken at Rugby, Colorado sometime between 1880 and 1910.

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Old maps of Colorado

Old maps of Colorado on Old Maps Online. Discover the past of Colorado on historical maps.

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Leadville Colorado - A Capsule History - Narrow Gauge

Leadville was the greatest of all the Colorado mining regions. Mining in the area began in 1859 and continues today. The history of Leadville is a series of boom and bust periods following the fortunes of the mining industry.

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advancements in mining in 1870 1900

Re-thinking History The Contested West 1870-1900. The Contested West 1870-1900 Lastly industrial mining required capital investment as technological advancements such as stamping mills and hydraulic equipment was costly As industrial mining required a large workforce of immigrants from all over the global community unions were organized by ...

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Re-thinking History: The Contested West 1870-1900

 · The Contested West 1870-1900 The term "West" and its meaning has shifted throughout the decades of American history. Prior to the Gold Rush of 1849, in which California became became the primary focus, the West for settlers lay beyond the Appalachian Mountains.

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History of Mining in Utah

It is the most famous, and most infamous mine in all of Utah History. The Emma Mine (shown above - c.1870's) in Little Cottonwood Canyon just above the town of Alta. Famous because eager British investors paid some $5,000,000 dollars for it. Infamous, when a short time later the vein was lost, and those same, now furious investors, claimed ...

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Early Denver History | VISIT DENVER

Nicknamed "Dr. Colorado," Tom has written the definitive book about The Mile High City, Denver: Mining Camp to Metropolis (Univ. Press of Colorado, 1990, with Stephen J. Leonard), along with several other works covering Colorado's long and rich history.

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Wyoming-Mines - Mining Artifacts

Commercial mining began with the arrival of the railroad. The first mines were located in Carbon and Rock Springs and were owned by the Wyoming Coal & Mining Company. When the railroad was relocated in 1899 to avoid a steep grade, the Carbon mines and the town around them were abandoned.

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Old maps of Colorado Springs

Old maps of Colorado Springs on Old Maps Online. Discover the past of Colorado Springs on historical maps.

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Old maps of Colorado

Old maps of Colorado on Old Maps Online. Discover the past of Colorado on historical maps.

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Wyoming-Mines - Mining Artifacts

Commercial mining began with the arrival of the railroad. The first mines were located in Carbon and Rock Springs and were owned by the Wyoming Coal & Mining Company. When the railroad was relocated in 1899 to avoid a steep grade, the Carbon mines and the town around them were abandoned.

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Conditions in the Mines

Conditions in the Mines. Conditions for those who worked in the coal mines of Britain was probably as bad as, although different from, the conditions of those who worked in the cotton mills. Miners had to work long hours in the dark and wet with a number of hazards to deal with which were not to be found in many other work-places. These included

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The Mining Industry in Colorado | History Colorado

Mining was far and away the most significant industry in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Colorado and has remained important since that time. The Pike's Peak Gold Rush brought unprecedented numbers of people into the region and that in turn led to powerful social, economic, and political changes that brought about the creation of Colorado Territory in 1861, culminating in the ...