Phots shows the lower level of the Yellowjacket mill. Ore was dumped beside the mill, then washed into a trough that fed into the trommel screen. The trommel discharged onto the wilfly table which caught the free gold.
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 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.
General Roberts' boiler in transit from Weiser to Warren, Idaho, to be used for the dredge in Warren's placer mines. View taken at (old) Meadows "Racing Park" 95 miles south of Grangeville, Idaho. J. A. Hansen photo, Grangeville.
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100-yard foot race on main street in De Lamar, Idaho. Bunkhouse on right. Townspeople line the both sides of the street. Wooden buildings and sidewalks are clearly shown. The track is marked by white lines in the left forground.
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.