BOULDER COUNTY, COLORADO historic photographs

 

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.

 

Dew Drop Duncan Adit Min Co 1b

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ward snow scene Big Five Mining 2

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ward & Adit Mining property 2

Photograph: Matthews House and Hembly Barn, July 12th 1897, on or near the Adit Mining Company, Ward, Colorado.  #111.  July 12th 1897.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scene Ni Wot Mining property 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Boilers After Flood 108 Adit Mining 2

#108. Boilers After Flood, Adit Mining Company, July 12th 1897.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adit Mining Company 2

Adit Mining Company. Chipping on left-hand side of mount, not impacting photographic image. 1897.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dew Drop Store Adit Mining Company 2

Dew Drop Store, above Town of Ward, Mary 3rd, 1897. Washington Avenue, Ward, located in photograph, lower center.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dew Drop Mill Gulch Two Days After Flood 2

Image #103A. Gulch Two Days After the Flood, July 12th, 1897. Dew Drop Mill, after Town of Ward, Ward Mining District, Colorado

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dew Drop Mill 20 Minutes After Flood 2

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 property 2

Dew Drop Mine, circa 1896.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dew Drop Mill Adit Tunnel 1896 property 2

Image #55. Dew Drop Mill, Office and Adit Tunnel, January 20th 1896. Boulder County, Colorado.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dew Drop Mill 104 July 9 1897 b

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

 

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