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Mining hydraulic - Bohannon Bar

Identifier: C Photo Album 175

Scope and Contents

Views of hydraulic mining in (probably) the Bohannon Creek Placer District (Bohannon Bar) Eldorado District, (Geertson District) Lemhi County, Idaho. Includes images of miners, men, sluices, penstocks, hydraulic monitor nozzles, mine buildings, unidentified towns and streams. Identification includes "Bohannon Creek." Image of a man with a primitive smelter or liquor still has been digitized and is linked above.


  • between 1900 and 1910?

Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colo.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.


1 photo box(es)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source: unknown.


Title supplied.


Penciled on one album page: "Bohannon Creek," and another: "F22807." Embossed plastic label affixed to cover reads: "Mining Hydraulic." Label on album storage box reads: "Mining - hydraulic equipment."


Formerly PAFI Album # 175

Processing Information

collodion prints are faded.

Finding Aid for the Mining hydraulic - Bohannon Bar[graphic]
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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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Denver CO 80204 United States