Historic Mining Photos Historic Mining Photos Photo’s courtesy of: Alpine Archaeology Consultants Denver Public Library Museum of Western Colorado Jerald Reid, Whitewater, CO Telluride Historical Museum Rimrocker Historical Society PausePlayPlayPrev|Next Burros hauling ponderosa pine planks for the bottom and side of the flume. Hanging (Flume transition from a ditch to a cantalivered flume platform.) Hydraulic Placer Mining with monitor (nozzle). Lucifer Tunnel mining shaft. Man on a section of the Flume during construction. Montrose Placer Mine Hanging Flume - circa 1897 Aril view of the completed flume looking south. Montrose Placer Mine Hanging Flume circa 1897. View from Windy Point. One of the most intact portions of the flume left for the public to interpret. Interior view taken 1995 Original road on the top center of the photo. Team of horse and wagon can be seen going around the corner. Same trestle flume from a different a view. Supply team of oxen carrying mining equipment View of the Montrose Placer Mine Flume looking north.