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Whether you refer to them as ore car or ore cart replicas, you will find them to exactly follow the original design used in Colorado mines in the late 1800’s. The detail is complete even to a 360 degree operating turntable, which allows the car to dump in any direction
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Our full line of historic ore cars and other mining reproduction items is available on www.orecars.com. We build 1/3 to full size car replicas that exactly follow the original design used in Colorado mines in the late 1800's. The replicates are build of steel and are fully operational. We also use ourRead More
Ore Cart, Mining Ore Car, Mine, Miner for Gold ore Silver. For mining hard rock or hardrock. This is a bigger size and very heavy Card Brand ore car made in Denver, Colorado. It was used in the Victor and Cripple Creek gold mining districts. I would guess that this weighs 1500 poundsRead More
4-Pieces Mining Ore Car Small Track Mine Cart Wheel Cast Iron LG 7 1/4 Dia. $109.99. Free shipping. or Best Offer. Excellent AutoLite 1920's Miner's Carbide Cap Lamp, Nickle-plated,almost unfired. $105.75. 9 bids. $9.95 shipping. ... Equipment - Antique mining self rescuers, ore cars, buckets, and many other pieces of equipment are requiredRead More
4 Pieces Mining Ore Car Small Track Mine Cart Wheel Cast Iron LG 7 1 4 Dia. $109.99. View It on eBay. Mining antiques. $25.00. View It on eBay. Mining antiques. $30.00. View It on eBay. Vintage DAVIS KIRKBY Miners Mining Lamp Light Lantern. $74.99. View It on eBay. MiningRead More
MINING ORE CART WITH TRACK for sale in Colorado Springs, Colorado. $2,800. Share it or review it. I HAVE An OPERATIONAL and extremely good MINING ORE CART FOR SALE !! THIS CART STILL ROLLS GREAT AND ALSO SWIVELS AND DUMPS WITH LITTLE EFFORT !! THIS IS A GREAT YARD ORNAMENT OR FOR WHATEVER YOU WOULD LIKE TO USE IT FOR !!Read More
Remains of an 1800s era ore wagon at South Park City, Wyoming Trucking grew and slowly replaced wagons as the automobile replaced stages and carriages. By 1910 there were still only about ten thousand trucks in the entire country but by World War I and certainly by 1920 the proliferation of paved roads and trucks changed the freight industryRead More
Ore Cart, Mining Ore Car, Mine, Miner for Gold ore Silver. For mining hard rock or hardrock. This is a bigger size and very heavy Card Brand ore car made in Denver, Colorado. It was used in the Victor and Cripple Creek gold mining districts. I would guess that this weighs 1500 pounds. I have sold several others in the 700 pound range and thinkRead More
Alaska Central Mining - Sleem 1910 - 23 x 31. Price: $36.95. Details. Quick View. Alaska Gold Coal - Walcott 1898 - 27.74 x 23. Price: $36.95. Details. Quick View. Alaska Gold Coal Fields - Walcott 1898Read More
Onlookers stand above a hydraulic gold mining operation in the late 1800s. (Courtesy of Oregon Historical Society) Enlarge Image Oregon’s history is rich with gold. Whole towns were born, lived, and died in the search for the precious metal. The first gold nuggets were discovered in the 1850s on the Illinois River and creeks near JacksonvilleRead More
Iron ore cars, better known as simply ore jennies, are a specialized type of hopper car designed exclusively to haul heavy loads of iron ore. The car's history can trace its roots back to the mid-1800s although as Mike Schafer notes in his book, Freight Train Cars, it wasn't until the end of that century when vast veins of ore were discovered in the Upper Midwest did the car become a commonRead More
This web page is a doorway to many pages explaining all about how hard rock gold mining was conducted in the 1800s and early 1900s. Check out the links to the various topics listed below: Hard Rock Gold and Silver Mining Topics: 1. Early California Quartz Mining 2. The California Quartz Mines 3. Some Quartz Mining Advances Were Finally Made 4Read More
According to Ivan Swaner, a local expert on the Ketchum wagons, the Wagon Days Association was started in 1958 to celebrate the early mining era in the surrounding Wood River Valley. “These are the last of the great ore wagons,” says Swaner. “They were used until 1909 to haul gold, silver and lead ore from the backcountry mines in Idaho.”Read More
I buy, sell, and deal in mining related items from the California Gold Rush Era and those mining antiques that are related to the gold and silver mining that went on in this area from the period spanning roughly from the late 1840's to the first quarter of the 20th century. We are also interested in mining related artifacts and lighting devices from other parts of the countryRead More