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Images recapture rugged mining era

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Silverton Northern Engine No. 34 sits at the second Sunnyside mill in Eureka.
Men ride the tram to work at the Shenandoah-Dives mine outside Silverton in 1945.
Boys test a “mine bicycle” at the Frisco Mine near Animas Forks. The bicycles were sometimes used by mine supervisors to get around inside a mine.

Images recapture rugged mining era

Silverton Northern Engine No. 34 sits at the second Sunnyside mill in Eureka.
Men ride the tram to work at the Shenandoah-Dives mine outside Silverton in 1945.
Boys test a “mine bicycle” at the Frisco Mine near Animas Forks. The bicycles were sometimes used by mine supervisors to get around inside a mine.
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