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    • Miners 1

    • Miners; Mining
    • Man in center, wearing vest, and white shirt, is John McNish. He was an Emmett pioneer of the 1880's. An Idaho Statesman article, dated February 3rd, 1957 states that "the picture was taken at the Gold Hill mine in Quartzburg in 1885. While these...
    • Gold Hill Mine, Quartzburg, Idaho 1885

    • miners
    • Man in center, vest & white shirt, is John McNish, Emmett pioneer of 1880s. An article in the February 3, 1957 Idaho Statesman indicated the photo was taken at the Gold Hill and Iowa Mine at Quartzburg in 1885. While these men came from all...
    • Miner's Candlestick 2

    • Mining; Mining equipment; Light fixtures; Candlesticks;
    • Miner's candlestick - forged iron, work in-progress, used by J. O'Ferrell. "Basic design" style of American miner's candlestick with thimble, spike, and handle elements included in pressed iron piece.
    • Miner's Candlestick 3

    • Mining; Mining equipment; Lighting; Candlesticks;
    • Miner's candlestick - metal - "Standard design" with thimble, spike, handle, and hook - 8 3/4 inches long. The spike is located atop a large letter "A". Attached to the "A" are miner's tools, a pick, sledge, and prybar. Between the 2 legs of the...
    • Miner's Candlestick

    • Mining; Mining equipment; Candlesticks; Lighting
    • Miner's candlestick - one 10 1/4 inch long iron candle holder, used by miners. There is a heart-shaped handle, a hook for hanging the candlestick, and a circular iron strip for holding a candle with the standardized diameter of 3/4 inches. This...
    • Miner's Candlestick 1

    • Mining; Mining equipment; Lighting; Candlesticks
    • Miner's Candlestick made of iron, 1 inch high, 1 3/4 inch wide, 9 inches long. Example of the "basic design" with thimble, spike and handle prevalent 1860-1865.
    • Gold Miner's Daughters, The Education Of : 1930 - 1943

    • mining; education; families; gold; history; livestock; country life; dogs;
    • A first person account of two daughters being raised in Idaho City from 1930 - 1943. They moved to Spanish Creek area in 1934 and wintered in Caldwell. The father was a gold miner. Describes his activities sluicing and panning gold. Describes their...
    • Feb 10 1894 Coeur d'Alene Miner

    • Mining; Newspapers; History;
    • The February 10, 1894 issue of the Coeur d'Alene Miner from Wallace, Idaho. "Official paper of Shoshone County. Devoted to the mining interests of the Coeur d'Alenes."
    • Wardner

    • Miners; Snow; Boots; Windows; Clothing & dress; Mining equipment;
    • Miner leaning on post with miner's carbide lamp and cigar
    • Twin Springs, Mines 1

    • Miners; Mining equipment; Hydraulic mining; Mining
    • Hydraulic placer mining on the Boise River near Twin Springs in Elmore County, Idaho. Photo shows a miner operating a hydraulic giant on a hillside while another miner is inspecting the runoff in the ground sluice below.
    • The Coeur d'Alene Miner, September 29, 1894

    • Newspapers; Mining; History
    • Volume V, No. 15 of the Coeur d'Alene Miner published in Wallace, Idaho. This issue writes about a speech made by Abraham Lincoln and the Republican County Convention.
    • Miner's Candlestick 4

    • Mining; Mining equipment; Candlesticks; Lighting; Puzzles;
    • Folding miner's candlestick - combination-lock - metal - 7 3/4 inches long when fully extended - "Standard Design" with thimble and tab, spike, handle, and hook. Rare excellent workmanship, one of three known locking candlesticks. Next to the...


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