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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Boise Basin Mining Records

    • Mining; Records (Information); Prospecting;
    • Legal documents, bills of sale, claims, and notices concerning mining operations at Churchill's Bar, Gold Hill, Dry Gulch, Elk Creek and Grey Back Gulch in the Boise Basin mining district, Idaho Territory.
    • Rudolph Wetter, Inmate Record

    • Prisoners; Mining; Homicides;
    • In Octoberl of 1904, miner Rudolph "Bob" Wetter, was convicted of first degree murder in Idaho County, Idaho, and sentenced to hang. His sentence was soon commuted to life in prison through the efforts of many in the community where he lived. This...
    • O.M. Osgood, Inmate Record

    • Prisoners; Mining; Robberies;
    • Inmate record of miner O.M. Osgood, convicted of robbery in Kootenai County, Idaho, in 1908. The record contains photographs, court records, parole documents and a physical description of the prisoner.
    • Quartzburg Hotel, Quartzburg, Idaho

    • Mining; Frontier & pioneer life; City & town life;
    • Quartzburg Hotel & boarding house, owned by Mr. & Mrs. Dan Carrol of Quartzburg. From the Sigler Collection "copied for Mrs. Geo. McDonough." See second page for key of names in photo. Identification by Mrs. W. C. Brassey of Boise, October 1965.
    • Mining Machinery 1

    • Mining; Mine railroad cars; Adits; Mules; Minerals; Miners; Headframes (Mining); Snow; Trees; Saddlery; Pipes (Conduits); Railroad tracks;
    • Mule drawn ore car exiting the portal of an underground mine tunnel. Waste will be dumped off the edge of the waste dump at the end of the tracks.
    • Mining Equipment, Dredges

    • Dredges; Mining; Mining equipment; Miners; Children; Clothing & dress; Boys; Men;
    • Bucketline, bucket ladder and front gantry of close connected bucketline dredge operated near Idaho City, Idaho. Note the size of the dredge buckets is comparison to the man in the foreground. The 15 cubic foot dredge was owned and operated...
    • Hydraulic Mining 1

    • Hydraulic mining; Dredges; Fencing; Lakes & ponds; Mining equipment;
    • Open connected bucketline "Risdon" type dredge operated at Warm Springs near Idaho City, Idaho August 1899. The steam powered dredge was one of the first dredges operated successfully in the Boise Basin.
    • Harvest scene

    • Agriculture; Agricultural machinery & implements; Agricultural laborers; Agricultural productivity; Farm produce; Farming;
    • Farm workers are loading sheaves of grain on to a wagon being pulled by a tractor.

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