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Placer Mining

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Placer Mining
June 1917
Same photo in "Historic Hahns Peak" by T. Stevenson pg. 22, caption reads: Sluice box and hydraulic at work in Poverty Bar Gold Placer….(Sluice troughs and hydraulic water was the combination used at Hahns Peak Poverty Bar Gold Placer and was the most successful of all Routt County's mining efforts.)
H. M. Booth
Routt National Forest
Hahns Peak
B & W Photo
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