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[Plate from De re metallica showing three methods of ventilating mines]

Pratiqve de la Guerre. Contenant l'usage de l'Artillerie, Bombes & Mortiers, Feux Artificiels & Petards, Sappes & Mines, Ponts & Pontons, Tranchees & Travaux, auec l'ordre des Assauts aux Breches. Ensemble vn traite des Feux de Ioye/par le sievr de Malthvs…

[The miner's friend, a pump using steam to create a vacuum to draw water from flooded mines; known as "Mr. Savery's engine for raising water by the help of fire"]

A map of Louisiana, with the course of the Missisipi, and the adjacent rivers, the nations of the natives, the French establishments and the mines; by the author of ye History of that colony. 1757.

Founding of the School of Mines

portrait from "New Theory of the formation of veins; with its application to the art of working mines. Translated from the German. To which is added an appendix ... by C. Anderson, M.D"

Minéralogie. Montagne de Baram. Roches qui avoisinent d'anciennes mines de cuivre et de plomb.

1-3. Des mines d'émeraude du Mont Zabarah, 4,5. de Sekket [Sakiet, Sikeit], 6. de Gebel Kebrit, 7. de l'Ile d'Éléphantine.

map from "Selections from the Various Authors who have written concerning Brazil; more particularly respecting the captaincy of Minas Geraës, and the gold mines of that province"

map from "Inexhaustible Iron Mines: containing twenty square miles of iron ores, and superb ... timber, with anthracite coal: Report on the freehold estate of W. Carroll, ... Maryland, etc"

map from "The Westover Manuscripts: containing the History of the Dividing Line betwixt Virginia and North Carolina; a Journey to the Land of Eden, A.D. 1733; and a Progress to the Mines. Written from 1728 to 1736, and now first published"

Gold mines of California!! W. R. Andrews, having just returned from California, after having spent several months in the mines and mountains of that interesting country will deliver a lecture at on day of 1849, upon the gold mines of California

Australia from "South Australia and its mines; with an historical sketch of the colony"

Adelaide Plains from "South Australia and its mines; with an historical sketch of the colony"

map from "South Australia and its mines; with an historical sketch of the colony"

Sundry amusements in the mines ; A Sundays amusements ; A daily pleasure ; Occupation for rainy days ; A pleasant surprise / / Lith. & published by Britton & Rey, cornr. Montgomery & California Sts., S. Francisco.

Life in the gold mines, California ; / Lithographed from a photograph by Fishbourne & Gow, San Francisco.

map from "Victoria; late Australia Felix, or Port Philip District of New South Wales; being an historical and descriptive account of the colony and its gold mines; with an appendix containing the reports of the Melbourne Chamber of Commerce for the last two years upon the condition and progress of the colony"

map from "The Mines of Wicklow"

technology from "The Mines of Wicklow"

map from "The Mines of Wicklow"

map from "The Mines of Wicklow"

map from "The Mines of Wicklow"

Among the iron mines.

"Discovery," "Chief," "Pittsburg" & "Winnemuck" mines.

Drilling into vein preparatory to blasting, Anthracite Mines, Scranton, Pa., U.S.A.

Supply office at mines for accommodation of miners, Scranton, Pa., U.S.A.

Section of burning mines.

coal mines from "[China: in a series of views, displaying the scenery, architecture and social habits of that ancient empire. Drawn ... by T. Allom. With historical and descriptive notices by the Rev. G. N. Wright.]"

Coming out of the mines, Antrim, Pa.

Coming out of the mines, Antrim, Pa.

Burning mines.

Supply office at mines for accommodation of miners, Scranton, Pa., U.S.A.

Among the copper mines.

A trainload of coal from Pittsburg coal mines for Lake Superior ports.

Among the iron mines.

Among the copper mines.

Central City, the metropolis of the mines, on North Clear Creek. Elevation 8300 ft.

Our trip to the mines, Ouray, Col., U.S.A.

Bear River Valley, near Gold Run, You Bet and mines in the distance.

Astor Mines.

Map from "A Review of Cornish Copper Mining Enterprise, with a description of the most important dividend and progressive copper and tin mines of Cornwall and Devon, and a detailed account of the Buller and Basset district"

Section of the burning mines.

Burning mines: down the crater.

Astor Mines.

Central City, the metropolis of the mines, on North Clear Creek. Elevation 8300 ft.

Central City, the metropolis of the mines, on North Clear Creek. Elevation 8300 ft.

A trainload of coal from Pittsburg coal mines for Lake Superior ports.

Among the copper mines.

Burning mines: down the crater.

Burning mines: down the crater.

Among the copper mines.

Among the iron mines.

Among the copper mines.

Among the iron mines.

Central City, the metropolis of the mines, on North Clear Creek. Elevation 8300 ft.

"Discovery," "Chief," "Pittsburg" & "Winnemuck" mines.

Shafts and mines "Little Pittsburg" and "Little Chief."

Shafts and mines "Little Pittsburg" and "Little Chief."

Coal mines of the Westmoreland Coal Co., Spring Hill, near Wall’s Station.

Section of the burning mines.

Section of burning mines.

Burning mines.

map from "A Review of Cornish Copper Mining Enterprise, with a description of the most important dividend and progressive copper and tin mines of Cornwall and Devon, and a detailed account of the Buller and Basset district"

Among the copper mines, shaft house.

Among the copper mines.

Among the iron mines.

Among the iron mines.

Among the copper mines, shaft house.

Bear River Valley, near Gold Run, You Bet and mines in the distance.

Our trip to the mines, Ouray, Col., U.S.A.

Central City, the metropolis of the mines, on North Clear Creek. Elevation 8300 ft.

Central City, the metropolis of the mines, on North Clear Creek. Elevation 8300 ft.

Drilling into vein preparatory to blasting, Anthracite Mines, Scranton, Pa., U.S.A.

Coal mines of the Westmoreland Coal Co., Spring Hill, near Wall’s Station.

Burning mines: down the crater.

Williams' Tourists' Map of Colorado and the San Juan Mines

Sectional map of the state of Illinois : especially exhibiting the exact boundaries of counties as established by law and the general topography of the state as towns, streams, lakes, ponds, bluffs, rail-roads, state-& common-roads & tc. also the main coal field, mineral districts, outcrops of coalbanks, mines & tc. /

Diagram from "The Mansfeld Copper-Slate Mines in Prussian Saxony; their past and present state; with statistics, etc"

map from "International Exhibition, 1862. The mineral resources of Central Italy; including a description of mines and marble quarries"

map from "International Exhibition, 1862. The mineral resources of Central Italy; including a description of mines and marble quarries"

Mines, Jeny - State: District of Columbia - Year: 1863

Petersburg, Virginia. Earthworks in front of Petersburg. (The 27 foot ditch at Fort Gilmer, Guard against Federal mines)

New and short route to the gold mines of the Black Hills, Montana and Idaho. 400 miles saved. The "Black Hills exploring and mining association" desires to call the attention of miners and emigrants to the new and short route to the gold mines w

Deep River from "Coal, Iron, and Oil; or, the Practical American miner. A plain and popular work on our mines and mineral resources ... With numerous maps and engravings, etc"

map from "Coal, Iron, and Oil; or, the Practical American miner. A plain and popular work on our mines and mineral resources ... With numerous maps and engravings, etc"

Pennsylvania from "Coal, Iron, and Oil; or, the Practical American miner. A plain and popular work on our mines and mineral resources ... With numerous maps and engravings, etc"

Richmond from "Coal, Iron, and Oil; or, the Practical American miner. A plain and popular work on our mines and mineral resources ... With numerous maps and engravings, etc"

field from "Coal, Iron, and Oil; or, the Practical American miner. A plain and popular work on our mines and mineral resources ... With numerous maps and engravings, etc"

Placer Mines, view on the road between Sonora and Columbia, Tuolumne County

Placer Mining-- among the mines in Columbia Gulch, Tuolumne County

conversion from "Coal, Iron, and Oil; or, the Practical American miner. A plain and popular work on our mines and mineral resources ... With numerous maps and engravings, etc"

map from "The military and civil History of the County of Essex, New York; and a general survey of its physical geography, its mines and minerals, and industrial pursuits, etc"

Colegio de Mineria = Ecole des Mines = College of Miners.

map from "Kulu: its beauties, antiquities and silver mines, including a trip over the Snowy Range and glaciers. By the author of “Notes on the Mineral Wealth of India” [i.e. J. Calvert]"

map from "[Kulu: its beauties, antiquities and silver mines, including a trip over the Snowy Range and glaciers. By the author of “Notes on the Mineral Wealth of India” [i.e. J. Calvert].]"

Map from "The Hermon Prize Essays. Essays on the prevention of explosions and accidents in Coal Mines ... Essay I. By W. Creswick ... Essay II. By W. Galloway ... Essay III. By W. Hopton, etc"

View of the Panamint Range Mountains, mines, mills and town site ; Sherman Town, property of the Panamint Mining & Concentration Works.

Abdul-Hamid II, the present Sultan of Turkey Montana Territory - the Sioux campaign - the Battle of Wolf Mountains, January 8th, between the command of General Mines and the confederate bands of Indians under Crazy Horse / / sketched by an officer of the expedition.

The newly-discovered mines in the Rocky Mountains