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A man outside the extensive mill operations at the Wellington Mine, near Breckenridge

A man dressed in a suit coat and hat, and wearing pants tucked into tall, laced boots, stands on the dirt road outside the Wellington Mine and Mill operations in French Gulch, east of Breckenridge, Colorado. Behind him is a large stack of lumber and finished mine timbers. Smoke fills the view in the background. Circa June 1913.


Abandoned mine buildings, east of Breckenridge

Postcard, "Colorado Photography" by John Topolnicki. Scalloped edges. Caption on the reverse includes the four (4) b's Breckenridge logo: "Breckenridge; Colorful Colorado; Off Interstate Hwy. 70 - On Colorado Hwy. 9; The Four Seasons Resort Area" and "From the Boreas Pass road on the Mt. Baldy road, remains in this mining area still hold the visitors interest."

Topolnicki Sr., John A.

"Assay Office, Tiger"

Title quoted from handwritten text on the item: "Assay Office, Tiger". The Royal Tiger Mines Company assay office on its original location at the former mining company town site of Tiger. North of Breckenridge, Colorado.

Topolnicki Sr., John A.

Harry and Nellie Rogers at Brooks-Snider Mill on Shock Hill, west of Breckenridge

The Brooks-Snider Mill on the north side of Shock Hill west of Breckenridge, Colorado. Circa 1890s. Harry (1) and Nellie (2) Rogers stand near a small pond; three men sit or stand nearby. One man is smoking a pipe. Huge piles of logs are stacked outside the extensive mill operations. A small log cabin sits at the base of the hill.

Ward, PJ

Hydraulic mining operations and buildings at Kingsbury Placer in Iowa Gulch near Breckenridge, Colorado

Kingsbury (later called Banner) Placer hydraulic mining operations in Iowa Gulch near Breckenridge, Colorado. Circa early 1900s. On the bank above are wooden buildings and log cabins surrounded by piles of stacked logs. A buck and rail (or buck and pole) livestock fence climbs the hillside next to a split rail fence corral.


"Illinois park and railway"

Looking southeast from Barney Ford Hill over Illinois Park where Iron Springs, Puzzle Mine, Ouray Mine and the Germania Mine and Mill were located. Railway went around Hook Eye Curve with sidings to some of the mines. Near Breckenridge, Colorado. Abbreviated title taken from handwritten caption on card mount: "View from Niggerhill showing Illinois park and railway, 500ft below."

Westerman, Otto

John A. Topolnicki Sr. Photographic Collection

  • cou-bha JTS.001
  • Collection
  • 1959-1972

Postcards and photographic material created by photographer John Albert Topolnicki Sr. featuring the Colorado natural landscape, mountains, abandoned mine sites, ski areas and similar subjects. His photographs are considered the best historical record of Breckenridge Ski Resort and Summit County, Colorado landscapes in the early 1960s-1970s.

Topolnicki Sr., John A.

Log cabins and wood structures in a snowy landscape, near Montezuma, Colorado

Buildings, including a log cabin, an L-shaped board and batten building, and a two-story board and batten structure in the snow covered landscape. Probably the Pennsylvania mill in Peru Creek, near Montezuma, Colorado. A mine dump is visible in the trees in the background. Tram cables can be seen from the middle left going to the upper right of the photograph.

Sayre Sr., Robert H.

Men at a mine with elevated ore cart tracks and mine tailings, near Breckenridge

Men at a mining operation near Breckenridge, Colorado. Two men stand next to ore carts stopped on elevated tracks leading from the mine's adit. A wagon pulled by two horses is stopped on the dirt road that runs under the tracks. Mine tailings are piled high on either side of the road. In the background is a large wooden structure with a smokestack, probably an ore bin or mill, and log cribbing on the steep hillside. Circa 1898-1913.


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