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    • Yellow Pine Mine, Stibnite, ID

    • mining camps; mining
    • Mine and mill buildings at the Bradley Mining Company's Stibnite Mine in 1942. Note the mill building, offices, boarding house and hotel, also the busses and cars. Also note the tailings impoundment to the rear of the mill building. The Stibnite...
    • Mining Machinery, Dredges 1

    • Mining; Mining equipment; Dredges; Tracklaying vehicles; Lakes & ponds; Tailings embankments; Streams;
    • Arthur F. Baumhoff operating a Caterpiller tractor ahead of one of his dredges owned jointly with E. T. Fisher near Centerville, Idaho. Note close connected bucketline dredge in the background.
    • Chinese placer miners at work

    • Mining equipment; Miners; Gold miners; Clothing & dress;
    • Unidentified miners working at the Royal Placer at Rocky Bar, Elmore County, Idaho. The picture shows gold panning in progress. Note the variety of hats and clothing worn by the men. Circa 1900.
    • Mining Machinery, Dredges 2

    • Mining; Mining equipment; Dredges; Tailings embankments; Lakes & ponds; Dwellings; Wooden buildings; Forests; Mountains;
    • Close connected Yuba Dredge manufactured by Yuba Manufacturing Company of California. Dredge was operated by the Yukon Gold Company near Murray, Idaho. Note sluices discharging fine tailings into the pond at the stern of the dredge. Larger rocks...
    • Warren, Mines

    • Dredges; Dredging; Gold dredging; Gold mining; Gold mining equipment; Ore industry;
    • Aerial view taken in 1936 by the National Geographic Salmon River Expedition showing ground being dredged in Warren Meadow. Note the dredge is in the middle of the photo. The general pattern of dredge ponds and tailings piles created in this...
    • Main Street 14

    • streetscapes; buildings
    • Main Street, Boise, from Seventh & Main, in early 1890's. Looking west toward Falks, old Overland Hotel. Building in background with three windows showing is Sonna Building. Note trees about Eleventh Street. Photo taken before Idanha Hotel was...
    • Bradley Mine, April, 1949

    • Mining; Excavation
    • Bradley Mining Company's open pit mine at Stibnite in Valley County, Idaho April 24, 1949. Photo shows a drill, a shovel and trucks on the benches in the mine near the center of the photo. Note power poles in right foreground.
    • Pearl Mining District Miners

    • Miners; Mining Equipment
    • 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,...
    • Merle W. Wells papers

    • daho-History. --Idaho-Biography. --Historians-Idaho-Biography. --Historians-Idaho-Correspondence. --Historians-Idaho-Records and corresponde --Personal narratives of the West. --Photographers-Idaho-History.
    • "This is a very preliminary inventory of the papers of Merle W. Wells. These papers were processed in his condominium at 200 North 3rd Street #701, Boise, Idaho, between August and late November, 2000. It is important to note that Merle was...
    • Salmon River Bridge to Owsley Bridge, State aid 9 D

    • Road Construction; Construction Equipment;
    • Length & 5.1 miles. This was the first oil mix project constructed in Idaho. First section of 2110 feet being reworked in 1928 to correct distorted surface due to a seepy condition of the subgrade upon which it was laid. Note compaction and...
    • Salmon River Bridge to Owsley Bridge, State aid 9 D

    • Road Construction; Construction Equipment;
    • Length & 5.1 miles. This was the first oil mix project constructed in Idaho. First section of 2110 feet being reworked in 1928 to correct distorted surface due to a seepy condition of the subgrade upon which it was laid. Note compaction and...
    • De Lamar Mine, Owyhee, Mines

    • Mining; Mine buildings
    • Mill Building at the De Lamar Mine on Jordan Creek near Silver City, Idaho circa 1900. Note the barren hills as much of the timber in the area was removed to fuel the mill and for use as support in the underground working.
    • Black Jack Mine, Owyhee, Mines

    • Mining; Mine buildings
    • Mine and mill buildings and a number of waste dumps at the Black Jack Mine on Florida Mountain in Owyhee County near Silver City, Idaho circa 1900. Note the snowshed covering the tracks leading from the mine to the mill in the middle of the photo.
    • Pearl, Mines

    • Miners; Mine buildings
    • 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.

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