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Ore Cars and Mining Equipment

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Mine Cars, Ore Cars, Skip Cars Page 1 <
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Ore Buckets, Water Buckets and Other Equipment

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Wildcat Mines of the Mother Lode: Truax Mine Car The Truax mine car, built in Denver, Colorado a self dumping car with petal latch.
Wildcat Mines of the Mother Lode: Fairbanks Morse Mine Car Fairbanks Morse mine car, light duty built in Los Angeles, California
Wildcat Mines of the Mother Lode: heavy duty welded C. Card mine car C. Card Iron Works heavy duty welded mine car 1930's, Denver, Colorado.
Wildcat Mines of the Mother Lode: Matteson Mine Car Matteson car built by Joshua Hendy - 1908. Foundry relocated from San Francisco to Sunnyvale after the fire and earthquake of 1906.
Wildcat Mines of the Mother Lode - Scoop Car Kreiss Mine Car & Machine Works reproduction scoop car
Wildcat Mines of the Mother Lode - scoop cars & miners Historical photo of scoop cars in action
Wildcat Mines of the Mother Lode: El Paso Mine Car Hanging tailgate car built by El Paso Foundry and Iron Works - El Paso, Texas
Wildcat Mines of the Mother Lode: El Paso Mine Car Front view of El Paso car
Wildcat Mines of the Mother Lode: Hendy Mine Car Hendy Mine Car - 1915. Joshua Hendy Iron Works, San Francisco, California
Wildcat Mines of the Mother Lode: Silver Bros Mine Car "Mule Car" - mules were attached to four hooks on sides - built by Silver Bros Iron Works, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Wildcat Mines of the Mother Lode: Truax Auto Dump Ore Car Truax Automatic Dump Ore Car - built by Globe Iron Works - Stockton, California.
Wildcat Mines of the Mother Lode - Joshua Hendy 1930 welded ore car Joshua Hendy 1930 welded mine car, large capacity, 12" wheels
Wildcat Mines of the Mother Lode: Skip Mine Car Skip car reproduction - Kreiss Mine Car & Machine Works
Wildcat Mines of the Mother Lode: Ogden Mine Car Mine car built by Ogden Iron Works - Ogden, Utah
Wildcat Mines of the Mother Lode: Wooden Skip Car Wooden Skip Car (rebuilt) - truck and wheels from the 1880's
Wildcat Mines of the Mother Lode: Wooden Go-Devil Go-Devil: a small wooden car used to move ore from the stope inside a mine.
Wildcat Mines of the Mother Lode: Joshua Hendy 1890-1900 Car Older style Joshua Hendy car 1890-1900
Wildcat Mines of the Mother Lode: slant back car front view Slant back car, front view. Reproduction. Kreiss Mine Car & Machine Works.
Wildcat Mines of the Mother Lode: Slant back car rear view Slant back car, rear view. Reproduction. Kreiss Mine Car & Machine Works.
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