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Hogan Essay photo 1

Gold miners in Summit County circa 1880 -1890, photo courtesy of Dr. Sandra F. Mather Archives, Breckenridge Heritage Alliance.

Summit County mining photo, paid for and used with permission of Breckenridge Heritage Alliance. Contact: Kris Ann Knish, archivist and collections manager www.archives@breckheritage.com / Original photo caption “Men use pickaxes and a sluice box for placer mining in Summit County (Colo.)—1880s-1890s.