WARD MINING DISTRICT, BOULDER COUNTY, COLORADO
The following 12 (twelve) photographic images share similar format and were taken for the Adit Mining Company, “Big Five” Mining Company and Ni Wot Mining Company. These are being offered as a set.
Unusual photographic format: mount – 8-1/2 inches by 6-1/2 inches; image – 7-3/4 inches by 5-3/4 inches. All photographs in this group taken to promote the Adit Mining Company as well as the Big Five Mining Company. 1897. J. Duncan’s office and home on Dew Drop mining property, June 12th 1897. #98. June 12th 1897.
View of Ward, Boulder County, Colorado. “Meat Market” sign visible behind enormous snow mound. “Big Five” Mining Company. This Company was the parent business organization of the Adit and Ni Wot mining companies. Photograph circa 1897.
Photograph: Matthews House and Hembly Barn, July 12th 1897, on or near the Adit Mining Company, Ward, Colorado. #111. July 12th 1897.
#108. Boilers After Flood, Adit Mining Company, July 12th 1897.
Adit Mining Company. Chipping on left-hand side of mount, not impacting photographic image. 1897.
Dew Drop Store, above Town of Ward, Mary 3rd, 1897. Washington Avenue, Ward, located in photograph, lower center.
Image #103A. Gulch Two Days After the Flood, July 12th, 1897. Dew Drop Mill, after Town of Ward, Ward Mining District, Colorado
Image #105. Twenty Minutes after the Flood, July 9th, 1897. Dew Drop Mill, Adit Mining Company, Ward Mining District, Boulder County, Colorado.
Dew Drop Mine, circa 1896.
Image #55. Dew Drop Mill, Office and Adit Tunnel, January 20th 1896. Boulder County, Colorado.
Image #104. July 9th 1897, Dew Drop Mill, Adit Mining Company, Ward Mining District, Boulder County, Colorado.
Unusual set of 12 photographs of the Dew Drop Mine and Mill, Ward Mining District, Boulder County, Colorado, before and after a disastrous flood, 1896 and 1897. Generally, near fine tones, contrasts and details. Overall, near fine condition.
Price for set: $3,350.00