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              cou-bha BHA.0006-043 · Item · 1895
              Part of J. Frank Willis Photograph Album

              Hydraulic mining operations in American Gulch below Farncomb Hill near Breckenridge, Colorado, in 1895. Shows the Great Flume, Victoria mill and Wapiti Mining Company's mine buildings. Or, could possibly be the buildings of Dog Town. Title quoted from handwritten caption on card mount: "Placer mining by hydrolic [sic] pressure on Farncom [sic] hill."

              Westerman, Otto
              cou-bha BHA.0020-097 · Item
              Part of Summit Historical Society Photograph Collection

              Wapiti Mining Company's mining operations in American Gulch below Farncomb Hill, near Breckenridge, Colorado. An hydraulic pipe with high pressure nozzle (called a "Giant") drives gravel from the tree-cleared hillside. The Victoria Gold Mining Company's mill, built in 1888, is in view on the left. Circa 1895.

              Westerman, Otto