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    • Waterwheel

    • waterwheels; mining; rivers; mountains;
    • "Placer Mining Wheel" at Salmon River Point, about 1 mile above the mouth of the Little Salmon River. This appeared in the U.S. Government Hydrographic Report and received special mention above all others by Mr. Newell, chief of that survey.
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    • Waterwheel

    • waterwheels mining rivers mountains miners
    • "Placer Mining Wheel" at Salmon River Point, about one mile above the mouth of the Little Salmon River. This appeared in the U.S. Government Hydrographic Report and received special mention above all others by Mr. Newell, chief of that survey.
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    • Ground Sluicing

    • Sluices; Mining
    • prospector ground sluicing for placer gold. Sec 35, T13N, R3E, Boise Meridian
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    • St. Maries, Idaho - Views

    • sawmills; machinery; machines; lumber; logs; mines; mining; mine buildings;
    • A-Grant Lumber Co; B-Interior of St. Maries Drug store; C-Cedar Creek Placer Mining Co. panning gold; D-St. Maries street view; E-Kootenai Co. State Bank and Pearson Mercantile Co. street view.
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    • Twin Springs Mines

    • Mining; Mining equipment; Water supply; Water use; Pipes (Conduits);
    • Siphon tube over the Boise River ca. 1900. Near Twin Springs. The tube carried water that was used for placer mining at Twin Springs.
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    • Idaho City, Idaho- Placer Mining (C)

    • Mining; Miners; Mining equipment; Gold mining; Hydraulic mining;
    • Miners useing a hydraulic giant (water cannon) to placer mine for gold. A tractor is being used to excavate material.
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    • Idaho City, Idaho - Placer Mining (A)

    • Mining; Miners; Mining equipment; Gold mining; Hydraulic mining;
    • Miner useing a hydraulic giant (water cannon) to placer mine for gold. A close up of the water cannon
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    • Idaho City, Idaho - Placer Mining (B)

    • Mining; Miners; Mining equipment; Gold mining; Hydraulic mining;
    • Miners using a hydraulic giant (water cannon) to placer mine for gold. A tractor is being used to excavate material.
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    • 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.
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    • 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.
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    • Hydraulic Mining - Elk City

    • Hydraulic mining; Mining Equipment; Erosion
    • "Buffalo Pit" hydraulic placer mining operation near Elk City, Idaho
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    • Hydraulic Mining - Eagle Creek

    • Hydraulic mining; Miners; Mining equipment; Streams
    • Rufe Dunlap on placer mining claim, Eagle Creek, near Murray, Idaho. Known as Dunlap placers.
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    • Mining Machinery (Boilers)

    • Horse teams; Miners; Mining equipment; Mining; Ore industry; Carts & wagons; Boilers;
    • 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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    • Murray, Idaho - Hydraulic Mining

    • Gold mining; Gold mining equipment; Hydraulic mining; Miners; Mining equipment; Ore industry; Miners;
    • Placer mining using hydraulic techniques.
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    • Mining

    • freight trains; vehicles; mining; transports; boilers; horses;
    • General Robert's boiler in transit from Weiser to Warren, Idaho to be used for dredging in Warren's placer mines. View taken at (Old) Meadows "Racing Park, " 95 miles south of Grangeville
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    • 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...
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