Miners in the hoist room at a mine (probably the Checkmate) in the Pearl Mining District, Gem County, ID, Lower left man identified as L.S. Gerlough, later a Rhodes Scholar. Identified by T.D. Gerlough (now of San Francisco) of Squibb & County,...
Miners outside one of the camp buildings at a mine in Rocky Bar, Elmore County, ID, probably taken in late 1800s. The men are holding miners candlesticks with unlit candles, pipes, and other equipment.
Miners standing near the headframe at a mine near Pearl, Gem County, ID, ca. 1899. Note the miners candlesticks and candles in some of the miners hands. Candles were used for lighting underground before the invention of the carbide light.
Mule-drawn wagon train in the lower part of the town of De Lamar, on Jordan Creek, Owyhee County, Idaho. On ground, Eddie Morgan, nampa. on horseback, Bob Grant, father of donor. Copied from photo loaned by Earl Grant, Boise.